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Broadway in Blue Jeans hits Heights stage

Broadway in Blue Jeans hits Heights stage

Rachel Reeder, A&E reporter

September 3, 2015

The Heights vocal music program will present the fourth annual Broadway in Blue Jeans show September 10 and 12. This year's show will feature songs from the musicals Grease, Hairspray, A Chorus Line, and The Sound of Music. Four years ago, Broadway in Blue Jeans was started as a fundraiser for the biennial...

Broadway in Blue Jeans set for September 6

Students rehearse

Kummia Carver

August 28, 2014

The 3rd annual performances of Broadway in Blue Jeans by the Heights Music Department is Saturday September 6th in at Heights auditorium at 3pm and 7pm. There are four parts of this year musical performance the Oklahoma, The Music Room, Newsies, and Dreamgirls. Including music like Pore Judd, Seventy Six Tr...

Putting on the Ritz: 2014 Edition

Putting on the Ritz: 2014 Edition

Ivory Hannah-Parker

April 28, 2014

This year's Falcon Ritz is going to be a huge, have-to-see show. Although they have only been practicing for about two weeks, they have been doing really well in rehearsal. There’s going to be about 300 people participating in the show, on stage and backstage. The auditorium will be packed with approximately...

Sophomores serve up a win

Sophomores serve up a win

April 3, 2014

Heights sophomores Mikayla Kelley, Kylee Herman, and Shaneen Anderson won the Student Choice Menu Award at the Cooking up Change competition on Tuesday, April 1st. Students from seven Wichita schools competed with each other. The competition gives students the challenge of preparing a meal that is both nut...

Heights art department sets a record

Heights art department sets a record

Taylor Moseley, Campus Editor

March 31, 2014

Many students may not know this, but there are many very talented artists in the Heights Visual Arts classes. The classes offered at Heights include pottery, special art production, drawing and painting, and AP studio art. Fine arts department chair and art instructor, David Self, took several stu...

Come and listen

Come and listen

March 4, 2014

Fellow falcons, come support the Heights band and orchestra on Tuesday, March 4th, as they perform their 3rd instrumental performance of the year. The concert is free, and it will be held at 7:30 in the Heights auditorium. Parents, friends, and students are invited to come. The concert will begin with...

Walker wins Golden Apple

Walker wins Golden Apple

February 21, 2014

Mark Walker, Heights vocal music instructor, won a Golden Apple Award. Winners of the Golden Apple award are featured on KAKE News and in Davis Moore advertisements; they also receive $250 from Papa John's Pizza along with a pizza party. Golden Apple winners are chosen because of the ways they...

Val-o-grams spread love at Heights

Madrigals sing their annual Val-o-grams in the corridors of Heights.

Taylor Moseley, Campus Editor

February 13, 2014

The Heights Madrigals and Falconettes spread love at Heights with the annual Heights  val-o-grams. A val-o-gram is a song that students can buy for $5 to send to someone they love. The choirs will be singing their hearts out today and of course, on Valentine's Day. If students are at the right place...

Oh, yes… it’s finals!

Jordyn Bryant, Writer

December 16, 2013

Freshman, Fallon Espinosa says that she expects to fail her final because "I suck at taking finals!" Espinosa says algebra will probably be the hardest final for her to take at the moment. Who would study knowing that a big test is coming up? From the whole student body, the answer could be about half ye...

Taking classes at Heights: Early Childhood

Jordan Bryant, Writer

December 16, 2013

Heights' FACS/Early Childhood Education Foundations teacher isl DeAnne McGinley. "The main point to get across with this class," said McGinley, "Is the focus on helping children reach their full potential; helping them learn and grow. In the early childhood class, students can earn licensing certificates. Mc...

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