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Saying Goodbye to Karen Hughes-Sandifer

Saying Goodbye to Karen Hughes-Sandifer

Catlin Clifford, Campus Reporter

May 24, 2014


Filed under News

  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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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...

Sophomores serve up a win

Sophomores serve up a win

April 3, 2014


Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

Heights sophomores Mikayla Kelley, Kylee Herman, and Shaneen Anderson won the Student Choice Menu Award at the Cooking up Change competition on Tuesday, April 1st. Students from seven Wichita schools competed with each other. The competition gives students the challenge of preparing a meal that is both nut...

Heights art department sets a record

Heights art department sets a record

Taylor Moseley, Campus Editor

March 31, 2014


Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

Many students may not know this, but there are many very talented artists in the Heights Visual Arts classes. The classes offered at Heights include pottery, special art production, drawing and painting, and AP studio art. Fine arts department chair and art instructor, David Self, took several stu...

March 2014 Scholarship Bulletin

March 12, 2014


Filed under College and Career, News

Scholarship: Midwest Student Exchange Program Amount: tuition reduction program Deadline: varies Requirements: resident of KS enrolling as nonresident at participating college Link:http://www.mhec.org/MidwestStudentExchangeProgram Langston University McCabe 2 Scholarship Tuition, fees, room and board March 15, 2014 Senior, 22 or higher ACT, 3.5...

Come and listen

Come and listen

March 4, 2014


Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

Fellow falcons, come support the Heights band and orchestra on Tuesday, March 4th, as they perform their 3rd instrumental performance of the year. The concert is free, and it will be held at 7:30 in the Heights auditorium. Parents, friends, and students are invited to come. The concert will begin with...

Students run simulated stress ball business

March 1, 2014


Filed under News

The students in Carmen Donley's accounting class made a virtual stress balls business which helped the class study payroll. Donley decided to do this activity because they needed something fun while still teaching the students about payroll....

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