The Highlighter

Meet the new Heights principal

Meet the new Heights principal

May 11, 2018


Filed under Falcon People, Front Page Feature

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


Filed under Audio, Falcon People

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.  

Band Fall Wrap Up Story

Tyren McClellan

November 16, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, Video

Heights has had some exciting band events this fall. They just had their Band-O-Rama and they did a wonderful job, it was a good show. Band also received a 1 superior rating at the State Fair and at Andover which was the Southern Plains Marching Festival.Later this month Band also will be having their...

Tallgrass News Report

Jay Acosta A.

November 15, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

On Thursday October the 19th, 34 Heights students went to watch the independent Film, ‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice’ at East high school as a part of the Tallgrass Film festival. The movie Olympic Pride, American Prejudice, is about 18 African Americans who competed at the Berlin Olympics d...

Randleas; Tims: Reaching for New Heights

Randleas; Tims: Reaching for New Heights

Joshua Linsley, Writer, Falcon Highlighter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News

            During the waning years of high school, students from around the country aspire to do an infinite number of fantastic things. Heights seniors Ethan Randleas and Cameron Tims hope to become the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Kansas in the 2018 election.            Randleas is one of five tee...

Senior vs Staff Basketball Game

Jamir Johnson

May 9, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, Video

The staff were the heavy favorite going up against the students under the direction of coach Mikal Burnett and assist coach Antonio McCoy. At the beginning of the game it was a bit of a shootout, but the staff seemed to be able to tighten up the screws and started to get to the free throw line and open...

Ridiculous Questions Pt.2

TraSaul Jones

May 9, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, Video

I am here with another segment of ridiculous questions. A roster laid an egg on top of the barn roof. Which way did it roll. (rosters don't lay eggs) A is the father of B. But B is not the son of A. how is that possible? (B is the daughter) If you had only one match, and entered a dark room c...

2017-18 School Calendar

Chris Cox

May 9, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, Video

The Wichita school board has just voted on next year’s school calendar, and they voted to keep the school year shorter. Which seems smart since the district saved about $3 million from this year’s new calendar. So we will be starting next year on August 23rd and ending it on May 16th, and just like the cal...

2017-2018 Falcon Media

Kaelyn Hannah

May 9, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

Are you interested being involved in the school newspaper, yearbook, video productions or live streaming sports? Then you should consider joining Falcon Media’s new advocacy class next school year. When you sign up for this class, you get to help come up with ideas for the student media to cover. You...

Seniors Whats Next

Jacob Fryman

May 8, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

Seniors it’s that time, Time to say goodbye and pay all of your fines. Parking tickets, Library fines, lunch fines or any other fines. In all seriousness say goodbye to friends and teachers and just embrace your last day as seniors. Some of you will be happy that senior year is over and some...

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