The Hilltopper

Students head into scheduling for 2020-2021 classes, counselors offer advice and information on new classes

Students will be scheduling through Infinite Campus this year.
January 15, 2021

     With scheduling just around the corner, it is very important to know every option available. Whether students are planning on taking new classes, old classes that are being discontinued, or first...

FTIS employees to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

FTIS employees will receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday, January 17. 
Photo courtesy of Sarasota County Health Department - Florida Department of Health
January 14, 2021

     This Sunday, January 17, Fort Thomas Independent Schools (FTIS) employees will be among the first Kentucky K-12 personnel to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. 416 employees registered to receive...

Bowling team makes big move

Super Bowl Bellewood, the home of the Bowling Bluebirds.
January 12, 2021

    Known for its fearless football team, the other sports and activities at Highlands High School are oftentimes overlooked. One of these uncredited but mighty groups is the bowling team.     ...

Hiring of a new head coach sparks hope for the return of the Highlands football dynasty

Head football coach Eddie James greets kicker Davis Burleigh as he talks with many of the players before his press conference.
January 11, 2021

UPDATE: Shocking news strikes mere days after hiring of new head football coach        A new face will be walking the sidelines for the upcoming football season. After the 2020 football season,...

A Date to Live Forever in Infamy: United States Capitol rampaged in unprecedented domestic terror attack

The United States Capitol under siege yesterday, with crowds of far-right extremists protesting President Donald Trump's loss in the 2020 election.
January 7, 2021

     On January 6, 2021, a rally for President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., quickly devolved into what is being called by some a domestic terror attack, as hoards of armed citizens descended upon...

Acceptance: My time at Highlands High School

Freshman Mikalah Morgan
December 16, 2020

     Acceptance is something that everyone craves, something everyone deserves. In my short time at Highlands High School, I have been shown the true meaning of acceptance.      When my family...

Five fun activities to do this Christmas season

This Christmas tree was decorated to get into the holiday spirit.
December 10, 2020

You might be thinking what should I do this Christmas? Well, I have a solution for you. This article is all about fun Christmas Activities. These activities are great to do with friends, family, or by...

Christmas specials appear on Disney+

Disney+ advertises many holiday season movie options.
December 10, 2020

     Now that Christmas is less than a month away, Disney+ is putting out Christmas specials, known and loved by all. Some are new while others have been out for a while. Classics like the Home Alone...

Resilience during an Unprecedented Time: What NTI looks like through my eyes

November 27th, looking out of my window into the sunny morning that has just begun.
December 8, 2020

     I open my eyes to the sound of my fan, blowing softly in an almost humming tune. Stretching, I sit up and pick up my phone along with my glasses. I slide the frames of my glasses on my face and...

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