The Highlighter

Personality Profile: Gannon Hamilton

Michaela Wagner, reporter

December 17, 2019

“Live each day like it’s your last.” This is a quote Gannon Hamilton, a sophomore at Heights High school, lives by. Hamilton isn’t one to stand out in the crowd, when you see him he appears to be your everyday happy-go-lucky guy, to the naked eye there’s no astonishing features that’d make someone ...

Meiers gets early start on military career

Meiers (right) stands in formation during basic training.

K.C. Pham, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Justin Meiers is a student, athlete, and a soldier.  He is currently a senior and enlisted in the military. He has been taking JROTC every year in high school and is a tech support. He applied and entered in a program called Split Opportunity.This program allows seniors to go to basic training and fi...

Caylen Lowery wins Supercar Guy: Student Athlete of the month Award.

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Reporting Teams: Sports/School & Education

I am involved in Football, Wrestling, and Band.

Jada York, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Caylen Lowery, a senior, student, and defensive line player for the Heights Varsity Football team, just won the Supercar Guy: Student Athlete Of The Month award. Caylen, not only a defensive line player for football; but also is a band member, and wrestles. Due to showing amazing skills in school...

Lalita: Indonesian exchange student

Lalita shares her experience in America during Broadway in Blue Jeans.

Maria Mendieta Garcia, Reporter

October 17, 2019

  Areta Yoshe Lalita is an exchange student from Jakarta, Indonesia's capital. She will be studying at Heights this year 2019-2020. We interviewed her about her culture and experience in the United States.    Has the language been a challenge for you? Yes, because that was my...

The reality of financial responsibility

October 9, 2019

Blaine Larsen is a Heights High School student , 12th grader senior year. He has a new motorcycle  that he just brought, and with new thing there's always a cost whether high or now prices. And with that sometimes come  loans and debt like for example in Kansas there is a 59% residences with an ave...

Foreign Exchange Students

Foreign Exchange Students

October 12, 2018

This year, our school has 9 foreign exchange students. We are presenting you their American experience for their first several weeks in the USA.   Wirada Thammathiwat (Kim), Thailand 1.In which school do you go to in Thailand? What is the most interesting place in Thailand?  I used to go to Chalermkwansatree School. I would definitely take you to Pattaya, it's fantastic. 2.What...

Peer Leaders Spearhead Volunteerism

Peer Leaders

Lana Vujosevic

September 18, 2018

Peer Leaders are in charge of community service activities at Heights and  help organize many school events. The Peer Leaders are starting the year helping with a charity event at Chisholm Trail middle school On Tuesday, September 18. Then they gear up for one of their biggest events, the annual Turk...

2018-2019 Student Council Members

Taylor Cook

September 11, 2018

Who are the Student Council members? The Student Council officers are: Kayla Barnes, Senior class president; Joesya Earl, Senior vice-president; Nathan Brainard, senior secretary; and Kayli Lipsey, senior treasurer. The Senior class representatives are Joseph Porter, Aidan Gantenbein, and Ashley ...

Meet the new Heights principal

Meet the new Heights principal

May 11, 2018

Sherman Padgett will become principal of Heights at the end of the current school year. Heights current principal Bruce Deterding will become the principal at Southeast.

Music/Drama Fall Wrap Up Story

Tyren McClellan

November 16, 2017

Drama just did the play Godspell the play went very well and it was a good show. The show is composed of various musical parables from The Gospel.  

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