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Christmas Concert set for December 15

Jaya Goodson
December 9, 2016
Filed under A&E, Opinion, Uncategorized

photo by Jaya Goodson This year at Heights High School the Fine Arts department is getting into the Christmas spirit with their upcoming concert.  The orchestra/band room is covered with red, green and white lights and a student even brought in a tree that Mr.Kemp wants the class to decorate.  Kemp  even got a new coat for the winter that may or may hav...

Market Day 2016

Trasaul Jones
December 2, 2016
Filed under A&E, Falcon People, News

On November tenth the YE class had its market day. There was a variety of food options including Chinese food from China Go, Chick-fil-a, Buffalo Wild wings, homemade cookies, nachos, Crispy Cream Donuts, Puppy chow, and Monster energy drinks. The people behind the magic is the teacher and the...

Festival of Voices

RJay McCoy
November 18, 2016
Filed under A&E, Video

Festival of Voices is a Holiday variety show featuring the Heights Choir Department on December 8,9, 10th all at 7pm.

New Orchestra Teacher Interveiw

Jaya Goodson, Music Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under A&E, Falcon People

photo by Jaya Goodson This year Heights High School has a new teacher/instructor for the orchestra & band classes and his name is Tyler Kemp. The 21st century journalism class  thought it would be interesting to interview him and learn about his history in teaching and music and how he felt about this year's...

Southern Plains Marching Festival & Band-O-Rama review

November 1, 2016
Filed under A&E

On October 26th and the 27th the Height's band and color guard participated in two big events called Band-O-Rama and the Southern Plains Marching Festival. Band-O-Rama and southern Plains Marching Festival are very similar things. they are events in which high school bands go to a certain school or locatio...

Heights high school Orchestra/Band/Jazz Band event list for 2016-2017

Heights high school Orchestra/Band/Jazz Band event list for 2016-2017

October 20, 2016
Filed under A&E

Here is the event list for the Heights High School Orchestra/Band/Jazz Band events for the 2016-2017 school year.   October 21st: Heights vs. South 26th: Southern Plains Marching Festival at Andover D. Stadium 27th: Band-O-Rama at South November 8th: Jazz Band & Orchestra Concert at 7 pm December 2nd: Hei...

‘Broadway and Blue Jeans’ is Sept. 29 & Oct. 1

September 23, 2016
Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

The Heights Choir Department is producing the first show of the Year “Broadway in Blue Jeans” on Thursday September 29th at 7pm and Saturday October 1st at 3 and 7pm. Featuring Broadway Musicals such as The Wizard of Oz, Wicked, Mary Poppins and The Lion King. Stop by Mr. Walker’s room in F105...

Magazine Test

January 27, 2016
Filed under A&E

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Hartman Arena ART ROCKS competition

Hartman Arena ART ROCKS competition

Olivia Thomas, Features Editor
January 8, 2016
Filed under A&E

Wichita Heights art program recently participated in Hartman Arena’s “ART ROCKS” Mural Project, along with other Wichita schools. Several different students helped create Heights portion of the project; Whitney Haight, Grace Campbell, Annika Sheeler, and Skylar Rees. The ART ROCKS Mural project...

OO7, James Bond Marching band show

OO7, James Bond Marching band show

Rachel Reeder, A&E Reporter
November 17, 2015
Filed under A&E, Featured Sports Story Carousel

The Falcons Sound Marching Band show is 007, James Bond. The show consists of an opener of the Theme of James Bond, Skyfall by Adele, and a closer of Die Another Day/ Live and Let Die. The marching season started full speed on the first day of school with setting sets and practicing music. The seaso...

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