The Highlighter

New Orchestra Teacher Interveiw

Jaya Goodson, Music Reporter

November 18, 2016

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

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

Football:Olathe North

October 20, 2016

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

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


Hartman Arena ART ROCKS competition

Hartman Arena ART ROCKS competition

Olivia Thomas, Features Editor

January 8, 2016

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

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Rachel Reeder, A&E Reporter

November 17, 2015

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...

Yarn art Installation

Yarn art Installation

Rachel Reeder, A&E Reporter

November 17, 2015

Many are  wondering what is happening in the courtyard just outside the commons area, it is the Untitled Art Installation. The AP art class (Mackinzie Cline, Maci Cushenbery, T’ea Yates) is creating a non objective piece of art. it is up to the the viewer to decide the purpose and idea of the ...

Fall drama is ‘Game of Tiaras’

October 6, 2015

When you play the Game of Tiaras, you either sparkle or die… mostly you die. Plot- The King divides his kingdom between his three daughters. To say the least a civil war breaks out amongst the kingdom. Style- It is done in the form of Game Of Thrones. NO ONE IS SAFE!!!! Characters-  The Disney princesse...

Tony Wingfield

Rachel Reeder, A&E reporter

October 2, 2015

Tony Wingfield has been in Heights drama program all for years of high school. He has been in a total of six shows in his career so far. Along with being cast and crew in shows he directed a one act play for the Wichita One Act Festival. In his opinion the best part of the program is the people....

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