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What’s happening with the OWL Site?

What’s happening with the OWL Site?

Areli Ruiz, Reporter

October 15, 2019

Ryan Shellhammer, biology teacher, is in charge of the Heights Outdoor Wilderness Learning Site (OWLS). The OWL site is the large area in the middle of the A-Hall rectangle. The OWLS program is for students and teachers to learn about and interact with nature. Shellhammer, who teaches Biology I and Zoolo...

Keeper of the Plains

Keeper of the Plains

Hunter Elliott, Reporter

October 15, 2019

The Keeper of the Plains statue is one of the many defining symbols of Wichita. It currently sits downtown directly where the Arkansas and Little Arkansas rivers meet. It's a 44-foot tall steel statue created by the Kiowa-Comanche artist Blackbear Bison. Since it was erected in 1974, Many have adopte...

JROTC demonstrates drill skill

JROTC demonstrates drill skill

Abigail Avalos, reporter

October 4, 2019

   Heights High School hosted a JROTC drill meet on September 26. Heights High School went against East and West High Schools. Heights drill teams placed 2nd. Cadet Cakia Tucker-Dunbar. Tucker-Dunbar (11)  is a member of the Armed Color Guard . Tucker-Dunbar says she likes doing the drills...

Second Semester Pass Cards

September 26, 2019

Seniors wanting a Pass Card for 2nd Semester, sign up to see your counselor starting Monday, September 30th.

‘Social Justice’ is new class at Heights

‘Social Justice’ is new class at Heights

Abigail Avalos, reporter

September 25, 2019

Social Justice is a new class this year at Heights High School. It is taught by history teacher Nathaniel Harvey.  The class is about social justice, historical movements and  current movements. Harvey wanted to teach this class because he believes equality is important and the students need to b...

Yearbook distribution starts September 27.

Yearbook distribution starts September 27.

August 23, 2019

The 2019 yearbooks are in! They will be distributed to current Heights students Tuesday, August 27 during Seminar. Students who ordered a book, but no longer attend Heights, can pick them up Tuesday September 27 during the Heights Open House scheduled for 5-6 p.m. Location to be determined. Also,...

Finals Schedule for Fall of 2018-2019 School Year

November 20, 2018

This is the schedule for the fall finals for the school year of 2018-2019. This year, the finals will be shorter and only half days. Good Luck, Falcons!                      Monday, December 17                           Tuesday, December 18 8;00-9:00            ...

Peer Leaders Spearhead Volunteerism

Peer Leaders Spearhead Volunteerism

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...

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