The student news site of Highlands High School

The Hilltopper

The student news site of Highlands High School

The Hilltopper

The student news site of Highlands High School

The Hilltopper

“Hello” in many different languages, including languages from Europe and Asia

How to Quickly Learn a New Language

Oliver Just, Staff May 16, 2024

Learning a new language can be quite tricky, as there can be many new things to learn in that language that one might never have heard of, especially when their first language is English. Some things include...

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The Way Costco Makes Money

Oliver Just, Staff May 16, 2024

Most Americans have at some point in their lives gone to a Costco Wholesale location to shop for everyday items, including: groceries, appliances, furniture, and more. If one were to compare the pricing...

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Highlands High School Seniors Celebrate Art Signing Day on May 13th

Highlands High School has a fantastic art program and offers classes for students who are interested in the arts.  Students with a passion and skills tend to strive for their goals. At Highlands, we...

Sophomore Sophie Uhl gives an emotional performance during the show, MANSION.

One Acts: Mansion

Kara Laber May 15, 2024

Over the past weekend, senior Regan Ziegler put on her production of “MANSION” along with her cast and crew. The students have been working hard for weeks to get the one acts together and ready to...

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The Utility Behind the Macbook

Nathan Mueller and Oliver Just May 14, 2024

In the Fort Thomas Independent Schools district, students of all ages are issued an electronic device to help with studying. Because of the ongoing modern age of technology, the prevalence of devices in...

Picture of new assistant principal, Mrs. Kowalk.

New assistant principal comes to Moyer Elementary School

Natalie Hinegardner May 14, 2024

Moyer Elementary School within the Fort Thomas Independent Schools announced on April 22 that they would hire Kara Kowalk as the upcoming assistant principal for Moyer Elementary. She will take over this...

Album art for Lamars DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar Exposes the World’s Favorite Rapper

Henry Clinkinbeard May 13, 2024

Aubrey Drake Graham, otherwise known as Drake, has been a behemoth in the rap game for years and is considered one of the best of all time, dropping countless classics like “Gods Plan,” “One Dance,”...

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Primary Election Ballot Is Prepared

Gemma Cutajar May 10, 2024

When it comes to elections, primary ballots are crucial. They're where voters pick their favorite candidates from each party. In Kentucky, the primary ballot is happening on May 21, 2024. This ballot could...

Debating Rolling Stone’s Top 20 Albums Of All Time (Part 3 of 4)

Debating Rolling Stone’s Top 20 Albums Of All Time (Part 3 of 4)

Caleb Hurley May 8, 2024

Hello again. This is the third part in the quadrilogy of reviews that I’m making on Rolling Stone Magazine’s top 200 albums of all time, where I focus and dissect the top 20 from said list.  I’ve...

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