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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...

2017-2018 Falcon Media

Kaelyn Hannah

May 9, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

Are you interested being involved in the school newspaper, yearbook, video productions or live streaming sports? Then you should consider joining Falcon Media’s new advocacy class next school year. When you sign up for this class, you get to help come up with ideas for the student media to cover. You...

Track 5-5

Danson Kariuki

May 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video

One week ago the falcons went to east for the east relays. Overall the boys took 1st in the meet and the girls took 8th. Boys that placed in the meet include Ontario Russel placing 3rd overall in the 100m dash, Adrian Roberts placing 1st and Joseph Porter placing 2nd in the 110m Hurdles, Cortez Orange 1st ...

Seniors Whats Next

Jacob Fryman

May 8, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

Seniors it’s that time, Time to say goodbye and pay all of your fines. Parking tickets, Library fines, lunch fines or any other fines. In all seriousness say goodbye to friends and teachers and just embrace your last day as seniors. Some of you will be happy that senior year is over and some...

Baseball 5-5

RJay McCoy

May 8, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Video

Hello its RJay McCoy the baseball team has past the mid point in the season and look forward without looking back the falcons up until this point are 14-2 overall and 12-2 in city league play. Also adding that the falcons are first in regional standings with 10-4 Salina Central three games back. The...

New Entry Carpets

Chris Cox

April 21, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, Fun Stuff, Video

Earlier in the year Jamir Johnson made a video about the remodeling of the gym, with the addition of the decals in the locker room hallway. Wow! They have really made a difference in how it looks. He also talked about how new carpets were coming in. Well, now they have come in. There are several locations...

Forensics Final

Cyla Hoefgen

April 21, 2017


Filed under Falcon People, News, Video

The Heights Forensics season is coming to a close. We brought home 25 Medals between 17 people with multiple kids earning more than one medal. I asked Coach Young how she thought the season went and she said it went “very well. That all of her squad worked hard to attain their goals.” She also said...

Track 4-13

Danson Kariuki, Videographer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Video

Heights had their first official Track meet at the SE invite. Overall the boys placed 5th and the girls placed 9th. Individually boys that did well were Jaden Powell who placed 2nd overall in the 200m dash, Adrian Roberts placing 1st in the 110m Hurdles and 2nd in triple jump, K’vonte Baker placing...

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