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The logo for the 2021 Mortal Kombat movie release.

Mortal Kombat 2021 – Movie Review

Treiston Collins, Staff May 4, 2021

     Since August of 1992, Mortal Kombat has been one of the top franchises in the video game community. It has made 18 differently named games, eight of which are original fighting games, three of...

Igor (sophomore Grace Shuley) shows his excitement at the prospect of creating a monster in front of Inga (senior Zoe Zoller), Frau Blücher (senior Madi Burnett), and Dr. Victor Frankenstein (senior Hank Slaby).

Young Frankenstein Review

Chelsie Cooley, Staff April 15, 2021

     Highlands High School is performing Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks, opening April 15 and closing April 18. At the beginning of the show, Director Jason Burgess introduces the production. The...

Two extremely nourished chefs.

Mediocre Kitchen Madness: April Edition!

Maggie Schroeder and Haley Luersen April 1, 2021

- Hey y’all! It’s Maggie…  - And Haley! - Welcome to the April Edition of Mediocre Kitchen Madness! - This month’s recipe is a little out of the ordinary for us since we are not making...

The flowers out front of Highlands High School indicate that spring has sprung here in Northern Kentucky. It's time for Spring Break!

Four fun things to do over Spring Break from home

Grayson Thomas, Staff March 31, 2021

Are you wondering what to do over Spring Break if you're stuck at home? This article provides four different ways to spend Spring Break this year to make it a good break, even in the middle of the pandemic.  1....

The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

Book Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Elly Wira, Staff March 31, 2021

     During quarantine, I picked up a lot of habits such as drawing, reading, and, especially, binging movies and TVshows. One of my favorite movies to watch was The Help, starring Emma Stone and Viola...

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Mediocre Kitchen Madness: March Edition!

Maggie Schroeder and Haley Luersen March 30, 2021

- Hey hey hey! It’s Maggie... - ...and Haley! - We’re excited to present the brand new March edition of Mediocre Kitchen Madness! - This recipe is another fun one from our queen Sally,...

KHSAA Boys Sweet Sixteen Bracket

KHSAA Boys Sweet Sixteen – Game 5 (Muhlenberg Co. vs. Highlands): What students should know for the game Thursday

Lexie Crawford, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2021

     When there were 34 seconds left on the clock, the cheers started.       “RUPP! ARENA! RUPP RUPP! ARENA!”       Those cheers continued until the final buzzer sounded and the Highlands...

A students desk, covered in scholarship applications.

Scholarship Season: Seniors work on daunting task of searching for and applying to scholarships, peers and counselors offer advice

Lexie Crawford, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2021

     Since the Common Application opened on August 1, seniors around the nation have felt the pressure of college applications. Desperately choosing between including Green Club and Art Club, deciding...

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