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Budgeting School and Work

Budgeting School and Work

Samuel Valdez, Writer
December 2, 2013
Filed under News, Opinion

Everyone should consider a college education, and to get a college education you must get a high school education first. In today’s generation many kids have to start supporting their family at an early age and get a job. Others may work just to get some extra money. So how do they budget a job, and...

Living a healthy life

Living a healthy life

Bryce Blattner, Writer
November 25, 2013
Filed under News, Opinion

A teen’s health deals with a lot of different things in each teenagers' lives. It goes from alcohol, smoking, and drugs; to bullying, family life, and suicide. One of the biggest thing teens think about every day is their overall body image. Body image is one of the biggest things to a teen because...

Cyber Bully

Cyber Bully

Cody Burns, Writer
November 4, 2013
Filed under Opinion

  In Florida, a teenage girl killed herself because she was being cyber bullied. The girls that did it were 12 and 14. They were arrested this week and charged with the felony of aggravated assault.  These teenage girls were hacking and stalking this poor young girl. Rebecca Sedgwick was bullied onli...

Sadie Hawkins Editorial

Skylar Wahl, Campus Reporter
October 4, 2013
Filed under Opinion

This fall, Student Council decided to change things up for this year’s fall homecoming. They decided to do a Sadie Hawkins Dance. It’s usually less formal and is unlike the “normal” guys asks girls; the have girls ask the guys. So far, I believe it’s been a success. They are also having a “best...

Everything has a purpose, even seminar.

Taylor Moseley, Campus Editor
September 25, 2013
Filed under News, Opinion

When did seminar start? In August of 2011, Heights added a new class to everyone’s schedules: seminar. As if the first day of school wasn’t confusing enough for everyone, a new class was on the schedule for everyone to find. I remember looking at my schedule with my friends to see if we had any co...

Inside the food of the cafeteria

Bryce Blattner, Writer
September 23, 2013
Filed under Opinion

The school lunches have gone from bad, to worse. Kids do not look forward to eating these lunches. Freshmen and sophomores have no option but to deal with these rancid lunches because they aren’t allowed to go out to lunch. Over the years the lunches have slowly declined in quality. Cody Burns s...

Poll: Student views on lunch

Julia Elder, writer
September 12, 2013
Filed under Opinion

How do you feel about school lunch? Myka Winn, 10- "It's nasty. I do like chicken nugget day."     Madison Davis, 10- "It's fake. This isn't real food."     Lyana Hines, 11- "It should be changed. I like pickles." Ore Osunsanmi, 11- "I only like yogurt." ...

What are you looking forward to most about college?

Connor Simmon, Editor
May 8, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Seniors last days of high school are here and brand new experiences are on their way. The biggest of these is college and seniors were asked what they anticipated most about their upcoming college experience. Zach Zimmerman: Gaining the knowledge to have a good job and a good life. Alex Lansdowne: The c...

Do you think you got a good education at Heights

Connor Simmon, Editor
May 8, 2013
Filed under Opinion

The end of the year is time for reflection, Heights seniors reflected on the quality of their education. Sage Elassais: They taught me a good skill set for college and life, but not any real information. Francisco Hernandez: Heights prepared me for aspects of life I wasn’t prepared for,; Specifical...

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