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Market Day 2016

Trasaul Jones
December 2, 2016
Filed under A&E, Falcon People, News

On November tenth the YE class had its market day. There was a variety of food options including Chinese food from China Go, Chick-fil-a, Buffalo Wild wings, homemade cookies, nachos, Crispy Cream Donuts, Puppy chow, and Monster energy drinks. The people behind the magic is the teacher and the...

Film Students At TALLGRASS.

Jacob Fryman
November 7, 2016
Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

In October Mr. Kelly took several of his digital media classes to East High for the tall grass film festival where actor and director Blane Weaver was there. Blane walked us through the movie Razing Arizona Directed by the Coen Brothers and talked about the many different ways of filming that you wouldn’t...

Tonight is Senior Night for soccer

Tonight is Senior Night for soccer

Raul Lopez
October 20, 2016
Filed under News, Soccer Team, Sports

October 20 - Tonight is Senior Night for the boys soccer team.This will be the last regular season home game for the Falcon seniors. The varsity plays at 5 p.m. and the J.V. game follows. Everyone will be their to cheer on the Falcons to success!  ...

Media Crew at KSPA

Dayton Ward
October 6, 2016
Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

Last Wednesday, the falcon media crew went to Wichita State University for the Kansas scholastic press association. At the beginning of the day the crew went to a conference and during this time they listened to directors of KSPA and WSU, and a hilarious key note speaker. After the conference the crew...

Time Change

Dayton Ward
October 6, 2016
Filed under News, Video

Starting the 2016-2017 school year, all USD 259 schools have added an extra 30 minutes to the day. We asked some teachers and students if they could tell the difference. Most teachers agree that they can't tell much of a difference, but students say that it has affected their scheduling. Only time will...

Forensics Science Mock Accident

Kerry Dunn and Dayton Ward
October 5, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Video

The Forensics Science class participated in a mock crime scene. This event took place in the drama room. The science class had two police officers come in and the officers gave details about the crime and the crime scene.  Some of the kids were confused or speechless, while others dove right in and...

Beating the Heat in USD259

September 23, 2016
Filed under News, Video

The school has been hotter than usual, But there's a reason behind all of the heat and stuffiness students are experiencing. Due to budget cuts that were passed earlier this year, all USD259 schools thermostats has been set to 76 degrees. These cuts were implemented to save a project 600,000 dollars...

‘Broadway and Blue Jeans’ is Sept. 29 & Oct. 1

September 23, 2016
Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

The Heights Choir Department is producing the first show of the Year “Broadway in Blue Jeans” on Thursday September 29th at 7pm and Saturday October 1st at 3 and 7pm. Featuring Broadway Musicals such as The Wizard of Oz, Wicked, Mary Poppins and The Lion King. Stop by Mr. Walker’s room in F105...

School Board Recognizes top scholarship winners in Wichita

School Board Recognizes top scholarship winners in Wichita

Olivia Thomas, Campus Reporter
April 29, 2016
Filed under Falcon People, News

There has been 57 Heights students who received scholarship offers. In which 10 Heights students recognized by the board of education on April 25th, 2106. These students were; Daniel Alderson (WSU), Analyss Benally (San Jose State University), Gunnar Marcum (Undecided), Cassity Morla, (Kansas Wesleyan...

LAC Turkey Drive

LAC Turkey Drive

Nate Standley, Staff Writer
November 17, 2015
Filed under News

LAC’s Annual Turkey Drive is Back    The Leadership Advisery Council, or LAC for short, is putting on a Turkey Drive to help families in need. All their donations will go to United Methodist Open Door. This will be part of United Methodist’s 25th Annual Turkey Drive. Last year they ...

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