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The Hilltopper

The student news site of Highlands High School

The Hilltopper

The student news site of Highlands High School

The Hilltopper

HHS Winter Ball: Helpful hints for students

HHS Winter Ball: Helpful hints for students

Ella Cox, Staff January 31, 2023

On Saturday, February 4th, HHS will host the annual winter ball. This year's theme will be masquerade, so students should wear purple, gold, and black.  Here are some ideas that could help students...

2023 TV Shows: What to binge this year

2023 TV Shows: What to binge this year

Kayla Lehn, Staff January 30, 2023

This year there will be exciting shows airing on streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney+.  That 90s Show:  The show centers on Leia Forman, the teenage daughter of Eric...

The new album Bin Reaper 3 was released in January 2023.

BabyTron releases new album: “Bin Reaper 3: The New Testament”

Sara Price and Kiara Raaker January 26, 2023

Music has changed a lot over the past century. There is more auto-tune, rapping, and different beats. There are still famous artists in all genres, however, a lot of the Gen-Zs and millennials like to...

The American participant R’Bonney Gabriel

A big win for the United States: Miss Universe contest 2023

Aleksandra Tysmbal, Staff January 25, 2023

The most beautiful contest was held in New Orleans Morial Convention Center, Louisiana USA on January 15th. A total of 84 women from around the world were competing for The Mouawad Crown, which was made...

Alaskan Road, (courtesy of Flickr)

The last frontier: Life in Alaska

Jonathan Tinker and Mya Schwartz January 23, 2023

One exits their homestead, entering into a bluster of snow. Jack Frost clings to the hands, transforming the skin pink. The time is roughly noon, but the sun has yet to shine—a sequential winter day...

Harry Styles at the MET Gala (Image provided by Vouge)

Harry Styles: How he climbed to popularity

Jade Sandmann, Feature Copy Editor January 23, 2023

Harry Styles, originally an icon in the former band One Direction, is now changing the world one lyric at a time. With 3 records in his solo career, he has traveled the world with his best friends.  Born...

A more extreme case of strabismus, where
the eye deviation can be seen.

There’s Only 1 of You, Why Do I See 2?

Oliver Just, Staff January 20, 2023

Nothing is more frustrating than trying to read a book or article online without having cooperating eyes. Unless the reader strains their eye muscles causing pain and headaches, the text appears in both...

A photo from “Imagine Dragons”’s concert in Washington DC.

Imagine Dragons: The story of success

Aleksandra Tysmbal, Staff January 18, 2023

Imagine Dragons is an American band that was formed in 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and became one of the most recognizable bands in the world in 2012. Vocalist Dan Reynolds met drummer Andrew Tolman at...

TB Strong T-Shirts are being sold in support of Thomas Burns, a CCH student.

A color change, a different game: Tonight’s rivalry game take a new meaning

Kaitlyn Ryan, Staff January 17, 2023

A color change, a different game. Though it may seem like the typical rivalry between Highlands and Covington Catholic, this game means a little more.  Thomas Burns, a senior at Covington Catholic High...

Julie Sarakatsannis and Erika Thomas, together in a long time friendship.

Unsung Heroes: keeping HHS emotions bound together, behind the scenes

Ella Peabody, Staff January 13, 2023

At school there are many stressors, including social, academic, and even issues at home. Counselors know this well as they engage with dozens of students daily, offering assistance directly to those in...

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