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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...

Help pick the yearbook cover

Help pick the yearbook cover

November 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Heights Football Enters Playoff Run

Heights Football Enters Playoff Run

Megan Buck

November 1, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Football Team, News, Sports, Uncategorized

The Heights football team finished their regular season with a 5-3 record.  The last couple of weeks they played against Kapaun Mt. Carmel winning 34-24, lost to Bishop Carroll 35-14 and finished the regular season winning against South 48-12. Going into the first week of playoffs, the team played the...

Football Season Off and Running

Brylen Gilmere

October 6, 2017


Filed under Football Team, News, Streaming

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...

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...

Join the Falcon Media Staff

May 5, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Falcon Media is currently recruiting staff for the 2017-18 school year. Students who want to help create the newspaper, yearbook, Studio H, or livestream Falcon sports and events can apply to be part of the staff even if they are not enrolled in a class. To apply, complete the following form. St...

Forensics Final

Cyla Hoefgen

April 21, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

The Heights Forensics season is coming to a close. We brought home 25 Medals between 17 people with multiple kids earning more than one medal. I asked Coach Young how she thought the season went and she said it went “very well. That all of her squad worked hard to attain their goals.” She also said...

Prom 2K17

Jacob Fryman

April 18, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

Prom has come and gone, it was fun while it lasted. For many of you that was your last high school dance, for you juniors who went it’s time to save up for next year. Congrats to Matthew Shoemaker and Madison Angel for winning Prince and Princesses. Big congrats to Anthoney Collins and Tania Lowe...

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