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Heights power outage

Heights power outage

Tyler Olson

October 2, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

October 2 - Heights High School had a power outage resulting from a thunderstorm that last through most of first hour. The emergency lights came on, but power was out in most classrooms and the internet/wifi was also down. Near the end of first hour the power in classrooms came back on; however, the inter...

See you at the pole 14

Sean Monaghen

October 1, 2014


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Athletes and their Fan Base

Athletes and their Fan Base

Madison Brokar

September 25, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

A big part of an athletes's game play is tied to their fans. They feed off of fans energy to boost their gameplay, but how much energy is too much? Is it possible that Heights student fans could be unintentionally sabotaging their teams? Fans that openly called out the referee during a game or try to...

Meet Me at the Pole set for September 24

September 21, 2014


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Meet Me at the Pole is a national day for student pray. Students who want to participate should meet at the flag pole at 7 a.m. Wednesday, September 24.During the service students will pray for the school, nation, and world. The service will include singing and addresses by Heights students Drew McCl...

Heights takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Heights takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Mark Unruh

August 22, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Heights faculty and staff took part on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge August 20 after school. The Falcons accepted the challenge after being called out to participate by Stucky Middle School.The Ice Bucket Challenge is intended to call attention to ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease, and has helped raise $4 million for ALS research.ALS...

Saying Goodbye to Karen Hughes-Sandifer

Saying Goodbye to Karen Hughes-Sandifer

Catlin Clifford, Campus Reporter

May 24, 2014


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  Heights head counselor, Karen Hughes-Sandifer will be retiring from her position at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. Hughes-Sandifer has worked for the district for 35 years and at Heights for 25 years. We asked her a few questions to see what’s in store for her future. What are you...

Pass cards stay, under one condition

Pass cards stay, under one condition

Taylor Moseley, Campus Editor

May 1, 2014


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It has recently been announced that pass cards for the 2014-2015 school year will be available to eligible seniors. In order to obtain a pass card 2nd semester of senior year, seniors must have an ACT score on file here at school. All other pass card requirements follow as well. Seniors will be given...

Are you Aware?

Mercedes Jones

April 28, 2014


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Autism Awareness Month; Awareness month: April Awareness Color: Puzzle Ribbon Autism is a spectrum disorder and effects the way a person communicates and interact with others. It affects people differently and usually starts showing the first three years of life. There is no actual known ...

Teenagers with sleeping problems

Teenagers with sleeping problems

Carolyn Crandall

April 28, 2014


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

Teenagers should be getting about 8 1/2 hours of sleep every night. Teens tend to have irregular sleep patterns throughout the week. They tend to stay up late and sleep in on the weekends. Many teenagers suffer from sleeping disorders such as insomnia or narcolepsy. If you don't get enough sleep you...

Streaming Spring Sports

April 24, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Streaming

Check out the live streaming of tonights home girls soccer game against Kapaun Mt. Carmel starting a little before 7PM at new.livestream.com/Heights Other spring sports will hopefully be broadcasted at home games when possible the remainder of the season on the same website. Keep checking on game...

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