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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...

One Roaring Night

March 31, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Slideshows

Heights Prom was on March 29th at The Abode. The theme was Roaring nights, bringing it back to the 20's. After the tuxes and dresses, students got to go to board Heights after hours for after prom. The oceanic theme also included a hypnotist to close out the night.

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...

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...

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


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...

Law Enforcement Crack Down

Law Enforcement Crack Down

Mercedes Jones, Editor

February 10, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Students learn from “Reality U”

Students learn from “Reality U”

Ivory Hannah-Parker, Writer

February 3, 2014


Filed under College and Career, News, Showcase

Reality U gave the student opportunity to experience what a “real world” financial situation would be like. Christian Eperson found it is not easy living off of $1,709, coming from his military job. He said he s doing terrible. This has really opened up his eyes, seeing the financial crises. Ian...

Reality U gives students a taste of economics

Reality U gives students a taste of economics

Carolyn Crandall, Writer

February 3, 2014


Filed under College and Career, News, Showcase

“It (Reality U) gives students a glimpse into the future on how to pay bills and just reality”, the coordinator of the program Daytha Rueger said. There are a total of 14 booths in the Reality U program (Child Care, Housing, Banking, Insurance, SOS, Utilities, Super Market, Chance, Transportation,...

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