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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....

Walker wins Golden Apple

Walker wins Golden Apple

February 21, 2014


Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

Mark Walker, Heights vocal music instructor, won a Golden Apple Award. Winners of the Golden Apple award are featured on KAKE News and in Davis Moore advertisements; they also receive $250 from Papa John's Pizza along with a pizza party. Golden Apple winners are chosen because of the ways they...

Val-o-grams spread love at Heights

Val-o-grams spread love at Heights

Taylor Moseley, Campus Editor

February 13, 2014


Filed under A&E, News, Showcase

The Heights Madrigals and Falconettes spread love at Heights with the annual Heights  val-o-grams. A val-o-gram is a song that students can buy for $5 to send to someone they love. The choirs will be singing their hearts out today and of course, on Valentine's Day. If students are at the right place...

Building Hope

Building Hope

Mercedes Jones

February 12, 2014


Filed under News

Do you want to watch Mr.Deterding stand out in the cold for a good cause? SADD club is teaming up with the hungry in Wichita to help collect nonperishable food items for the Salvation Army's food drive. For every four food items brought, Mr. Deterding will stand outside in the cold for one minute...

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