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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...

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...

Net Neutrality and You

Joshua Linsley and Dylan Buck

December 14, 2017

Technology has evolved dramatically in recent years, making resources such as the internet vital to our everyday lives. Unfortunately, this resource is under a massive threat.   Recently, on many news outlets nationwide, there have been articles being ran regarding Net Neutrality. Net Neutrali...

Tallgrass News Report

Jay Acosta A.

November 15, 2017

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

            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...

Help pick the yearbook cover

Help pick the yearbook cover

November 9, 2017

The Talon staff is giving the student body a chance to help pick the yearbook cover. From now until December 1 students can vote for the cover of their choice. The first option is “Once a Falcon, always a Falcon.” It is based on the Pop Art movement and playes on Andy Wahol’s iconic image of Marylin Monroe.       &nbs...

Football Season Off and Running

Brylen Gilmere

October 6, 2017

Heights football started off the season 0-2, losing to Olathe North and Wichita Northwest the first two weeks of the season.  But the last three weeks the Falcons have turned it around winning all three games by an average of 58 points per game, beating Dodge City 65-0, Wichita Southeast 40-14 and...

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