The Hilltopper

As COVID-19 pandemic continues, Bluebirds find silver linings

Julianna Russ

September 18, 2020

On March 13, 2020, the world changed forever.  No one expected that two weeks off from school would extend into a month and eventually the rest of the school year. COVID-19 has kept students out of classrooms for the past six months, but Highlands Bluebirds are returning to the nest for the first time this week.  Lately, i...

Highlands Football (Photo from File)

Highlands football moves forward following Simon Kenton loss, ready to tackle Ryle Raiders

September 18, 2020

     After an opening loss to Simon Kenton High School last Friday, September 11, the Highlands var...

Highlands students in overnight car wreck; two killed, two injured

Highlands students in overnight car wreck; two killed, two injured

April 28, 2020

The following is an update from Principal Matthew Bertasso:  "Dear Highlands Community, We are deva...

Highlands students accepted to Governor's Scholars Programs

Highlands students accepted to Governor’s Scholars Programs

April 20, 2020

Over the weekend, anxious Highlands students awaited notifications announcing if they would be attending...

College Board releases remainder of information on how COVID-19 will affect AP Exams

College Board releases remainder of information on how COVID-19 will affect AP Exams

April 3, 2020

On March 20, College Board put out an announcement that Advanced Placement (AP) Exams will change as...

Spring sports athletes in uniform on the last day before NTI.
Courtesy of Athletic Director Kevin Nieporte.

Spring sports suspended indefinitely by KHSAA due to COVID-19

April 1, 2020

On Tuesday, March 31, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) announced that the dead period,...

Hiren Lemma is a guest writer for the Hilltopper and serves as Vice President for the Highlands High School Senior Class.

To a lost senior year

March 25, 2020

This is not how it was supposed to be. Spring semester of senior year - this is just not how it was s...

Five activities to remain social while social distancing

Five activities to remain social while social distancing

March 24, 2020

After a week of social distancing, one is bound to get bored and fall into a sort of seasonal depression....

AP Exams change in the midst of COVID-19 turmoil

AP Exams change in the midst of COVID-19 turmoil

March 20, 2020

On Friday, March 20, College Board put out an announcement regarding what was to happen to AP Exams ...

Five activities to do while quarantined

Five activities to do while quarantined

March 16, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out an announcement Sunday evening advising against...

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