The Highlighter

What’s happening with the OWL Site?

Sunflowers growing in the OWL site. Photo Imaging often uses the site for photographing nature.

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

East High has a Keeper of the Plains statue like the one Heights is raising funds to purchase.

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

The Color Guard

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

Harvey helps student with Social Justice assignment.

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

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 ...

A fundraiser brawl you won’t want to miss!

A fundraiser brawl you won’t want to miss!

March 1, 2018

This weekend at Heights will be the fundraiser based around the popular Nintendo game "Super Smash Bros!" Anyone can participate for only $10. The anticipated field is 64 competitors, they will face each other in games and try to earn prizes from local game stores. The event will take pl...

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