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It’s school on at Heights

It’s school on at Heights

August 30, 2015


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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...

Student Picture Day

August 28, 2015


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Student pictures will be taken Wednesday, September 9. Packages will be only be printed for students paying at the time of photography. Payment can be made by cash, check, money order, or by credit card at mylifetouch.com (picture day ID BP115436YO).

MOCK Assembly

Shaianne Lewis

April 22, 2015


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On Thursday April 9th during seminar Heights held a MOCK Assembly for all Juniors and Seniors. The event involved the demonstration of the effects of Driving Under the Influence through a staged DUI vehicle accident. The event started with the students over hearing a recorded argument between passengers in...

Science & The Teachers

Lamaj Wright

January 23, 2015


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Science is defined as the intellectual and practical encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. It is a mouth full, but it can be interpreted in various ways. Talking to the teachers in the science hall really...

Homecoming Week

Shaianne Lewis

January 9, 2015


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Monday is Favorite holiday so come dressed as a christmas tree, a halloween costume or even an easter bunny.Tuesday is tourist day, come dressed with your fanny pack and all. Also Girls/Boys Basketball vs. east is at 6:00/7:30.Wednesday is Generations day. Freshman are babies, Sophomores are kids, Ju...

Cadet Corp gets new leaders; summer activities

Tyler Olson

November 24, 2014


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Falcon Group: Sierra Core, Commander Mariah Bohlken, Vice Commander Josue Sosa, Command Chief Master SGT. Dalton Ritter, Inspector General Red Squadron: Daisy Flores, Commander Janessa Emzen, First SGT. Black Squadron: Tyrico Burton, Commander Alejandro Curtis, First SGT. Operations Support Squadron: Patri...

JAG seeks to reduce dropouts

Haylee Boudreau

November 24, 2014


Filed under College and Career, News

Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) is a private non-profit corporation devoted to keeping middle school, high school and out-of-school individuals at risk of dropping out in school, and helping then overcome the obstacles to graduation.According to the JAG website, the goal is "...developing future le...

United Way

United Way

Shaianne Lewis

November 21, 2014


Filed under Hall Features, News

United Way is a global foundation that brings individuals and organizations together to meet needs such as caring for elderly, offering programs for youth, supporting families, providing drug abuse prevention, and more. United way operates a 2-1-1 call center that connects people to nonprofit and gov...

Healthy Fundraising for Clubs

Lexie Love

November 4, 2014


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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) were prompted to establish nutrition standards for food and drinks after the Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Smart Snacks in School is designed to create healthy eating habits and enforce the lessons taught about health instead of contradicting them, acc...

Principles of Engineering builds solar/hydrogen cars

Principles of Engineering builds solar/hydrogen cars

Kummia Carver

November 4, 2014


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II In Orion Patrie’s Principles of Engineering or POE class they have been building solar/hydrogen cars, which are cars that convert solar power into hydrogen to burn as fuel. This is essentially the same technology that is used in hydrogen fuel cell automobiles. Javon Maggot a student in POE s...

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