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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 ...

Fall drama is ‘Game of Tiaras’

October 6, 2015


Filed under A&E, News

When you play the Game of Tiaras, you either sparkle or die… mostly you die. Plot- The King divides his kingdom between his three daughters. To say the least a civil war breaks out amongst the kingdom. Style- It is done in the form of Game Of Thrones. NO ONE IS SAFE!!!! Characters-  The Disney princesse...

Senior checklist

Tehya Garcia, Writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under College and Career, News, Uncategorized

Senior year can be crazy and it will go by FAST! In order to keep you sane and on task here are some dates you need to know to get what you need done. September Know your top choice colleges Create a calendar of test registration deadlines, college application due dates, and financial aid application deadlines Meet with counselor if...

Futures Fair gives opportunity to meet college reps

Futures Fair gives opportunity to meet college reps

September 20, 2015


Filed under College and Career, News, Showcase

Futures fair is coming up ! Futures fair gives juniors and seniors an opportunity to start conversations with college admissions reps and to look at choices deciding what campuses to visit.  The date for Futures Fair are October 5 in the evening, and all day Tuesday, October 6. Over 100 colleges...

ACT Dates and Tips

ACT Dates and Tips

Tehya Garcia, Writer

September 20, 2015


Filed under College and Career, News

Taking the ACT is a critical step to your college admission and careers. Prep books can be found in the North Office, the CCC with Paschal, and the library. School isn’t the only place to prepare for the big test, there are many online ways to study. Paschal has recommended number2.com and the actu...

It’s school on at Heights

It’s school on at Heights

August 30, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshows

The 1107 students and 150 faculty and staff at Wichita Heights High School have traded in the carefree days of summer for days filled with classes, practices, and routines. For the freshmen, the real lessons of the first two weeks was navigating the halls of Heights and adjusting to 95-minute classes. On...

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