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

The sexual assault awareness month poster.

Acknowledging Sexual Assault

Sophia Lippolis April 22, 2024

The month of April is known as sexual assault awareness month, throughout the month people share their stories, and they spread awareness by sharing help lines, therapists, and ways to cope.  According...

An example of a promposal sign.

Promposals at Highlands High School

Sophia Lippolis April 19, 2024

Promposals were first introduced in the 2010s, and since then, they have changed a lot. Thanks to social media, promposals have become much more creative, with choreographed dances, songs written especially...

Kings Island on a sunny day.

Kings Island sets opening date to April 20

Merary Valdez and Ellie Rogiers April 19, 2024

King Island first opened on April 29, 1972. Kings Island is an amusement park where people can hang out with friends, go on rides, play games, and visit the waterpark “Soak City.” This year, Kings...

Scottie Scheffler hoisting his trophy after winning his second major in his green jacket.

Scottie Scheffler wins The Masters

Peyton Fossett, Staff April 19, 2024

The US Masters was the first major golf tournament to host a 72-hole, four-day game. The Masters is the only tournament that is held at the same golf course every year, which means that golfers should...

Picture of O.J Simpson in court for the murders of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman.

O.J. Simpson dead at 76

Parker Henegar April 19, 2024

O.J. Simpson, former NFL Hall of Famer, recently died at the age of 76 in Las Vegas, Nevada due to prostate cancer. He has a very controversial past as the general public believes he was responsible for...

Album cover for “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back”.

Debating Rolling Stone’s Top 20 Albums Of All Time (Part 2 of 4)

Caleb Hurley April 18, 2024

This is a continuation of Part 1, so of course please read that before reading this one, as there are some vital details for Rolling Stone Magazine, as well as the albums previously listed before. I’ll...

Visual of the “new” style of prom dresses.

“Easter” Dresses Being Worn for Prom

Audrina Trauth and Mia Shrout April 18, 2024

As prom season approaches, high school students are not only dealing with the stress of who to ask and how to arrive in style, but now a new debate has arrived; should “Easter” or “brunch” dresses...

The schedule for the AP exams.

Students at Highlands High School Prepare for AP Exams

Jade Farley April 18, 2024

As summer approaches and the academic year races faster and faster towards the end, students at Highlands High School find themselves gearing up for what may be one of the most significant challenges of...

FTIS calendar marking the dates of the 4th quarter. (Photo from Fort Thomas website)

The countdown begins to the end of the year

Emma Hood and Jade Farley April 17, 2024

With spring break and summer around the corner, the stress of upcoming exams and the sheer excitement for summer flows through the schools like the air flows through the atmosphere. Many students have...

Nicki Minaj concert in Columbus

Nicki Minaj Tour Starting Up in the United States

Ava Kroener April 17, 2024

Nicki Minaj has been recently touring on her Pink Friday Girls World Tour 2. Her special guest this year is Monica, who is mostly known for singing “The Boy Is Mine” with Brandy. Minaj, 41, delivered...

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