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Sophomores serve up a win

Sophomores serve up a win

April 3, 2014


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Yearbook

Carolyn Crandall

February 12, 2014


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Yearbooks will last much longer than any social media site so make sure to purchase one! They only cost $40 (not including tax) and can either be purchased online or in the book keeper’s office. If students want to help contribute to the yearbook they can either submit pictures or stories or just...

Law Enforcement Crack Down

Law Enforcement Crack Down

Mercedes Jones, Editor

February 10, 2014


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Officers will issue citations to any individual who refuses to obey the traffic laws, whether it is speeding, texting or failing to buckle up. February 24 thru March 07, Wichita will be cracking down on seatbelt and speeding laws around school zones. You could be charged! In 2012, 43 lost their...

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