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Band Fall Wrap Up Story

Tyren McClellan

November 16, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, Video

Heights has had some exciting band events this fall. They just had their Band-O-Rama and they did a wonderful job, it was a good show. Band also received a 1 superior rating at the State Fair and at Andover which was the Southern Plains Marching Festival.Later this month Band also will be having their...

Tallgrass News Report

Jay Acosta A.

November 15, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

On Thursday October the 19th, 34 Heights students went to watch the independent Film, ‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice’ at East high school as a part of the Tallgrass Film festival. The movie Olympic Pride, American Prejudice, is about 18 African Americans who competed at the Berlin Olympics d...

Girls Tennis Season In Review 2017

Trasaul Jones

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video

Coach Biays and the girl’s tennis team had a bumpy year going 4-4 in the league defeating only south, west, east, and north. They placed 4th at a Hutchinson tournament with only a 2nd place finish in the doubles by Tierra Johnson and Aubrey Stephenson. At the GWAL tournament they places 5th with the s...

Football Season In Review 2017

Trasaul Jones

November 15, 2017


Filed under Football Team, Sports, Video

The football team had a great year with a devastating final loss to maze. The year stared rough with 2 losses then a 4 game winning streak and even 3 records broken by K’Vonte Baker during the game against dodge city. The boys defeated newton to move on to the next round in the playoffs and losing...

Boys Soccer Season In Review 2017

Chris Cox

November 15, 2017


Filed under Soccer Team, Sports, Video

The Heights boys soccer team finished 3-14 on the season, they were the 15th seed going into regionals and got knocked out by the 2 seed Bishop Carroll. They had two boys acknowledged for 2nd Team All City which were Anthony Cuevas Offense and Matthew Shumaker Defense, some Honorable Mentions were Damion ...

XC Season In Review 2017

Chris Cox

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video

Hey I’m Chris Cox, the Heights cross country team coached by Mr. McMillin had a great season.  The boys finished 6th in Newton regional's, Individually Nathan Mier and Patrick Matson were our two highest placers, Nathan placed 7th and Patrick placed 14th in regional's. Some other placers were Leo Enke...

Winter Sports Preview 2017-2018

Brylen Gilmere, Creator

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Swimming, Video, Wrestling Team

Last year the girls basketball team had a record of 10-5 in the city league, with an overall record of 12-8. Returning players for the falcons are Whitlee Teague, Imari Grayson, and Taylor Jamison. This year Heights is going to carry a young roster and look for another great season. The boys’ basketball...

Senior vs Staff Basketball Game

Jamir Johnson

May 9, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, Video

The staff were the heavy favorite going up against the students under the direction of coach Mikal Burnett and assist coach Antonio McCoy. At the beginning of the game it was a bit of a shootout, but the staff seemed to be able to tighten up the screws and started to get to the free throw line and open...

Ridiculous Questions Pt.2

TraSaul Jones

May 9, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, Video

I am here with another segment of ridiculous questions. A roster laid an egg on top of the barn roof. Which way did it roll. (rosters don't lay eggs) A is the father of B. But B is not the son of A. how is that possible? (B is the daughter) If you had only one match, and entered a dark room c...

2017-18 School Calendar

Chris Cox

May 9, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, Video

The Wichita school board has just voted on next year’s school calendar, and they voted to keep the school year shorter. Which seems smart since the district saved about $3 million from this year’s new calendar. So we will be starting next year on August 23rd and ending it on May 16th, and just like the cal...

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