The Hilltopper

Girls’ coaches supporting soccer stars

Sydney Fessler, Staff

November 7, 2018


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As the time ran out on the clock, the Highlands varsity girls’ soccer team weaved through the defending team attempting to make a shot in the goal. When the clock struck zero, the 27 girls ran to their coaches as they had just locked in the win to advance them to state. One of the biggest reasons ...

Getting to know your Homecoming King and Queen – Austin King and Zoie Barth

Getting to know your Homecoming King and Queen – Austin King and Zoie Barth

McKenna Miller, Staff

October 23, 2018


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Highlands nominates a senior student every year at the homecoming dance for King and Queen.  The 2018 Queen, Zoie Barth, and King, Austin King, shared who they are outside of just King and Queen. Homecoming Queen: Zoie Barth Do you participate in any sports/clubs here at Highlands? What are they? ...

The most spirited of the week

The most spirited of the week

Sydney Fessler, Staff

October 22, 2018


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More than just a class

More than just a class

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Feature, Personality Profile

It is the start of another week here at Highlands. Sometimes, the days feel to drag on forever and the weekend is an unreachable dream. However, there is always one class that breaks up all of the dreariness of the rest, bringing a little bit of pep back in our step, giving the student a reason to go back...

Meet the Class of 2020 Officers

Meet the Class of 2020 Officers

Caitlyn Morgan, Editor

October 15, 2018


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After months of campaign posters plastered on every wall, the day finally came for students from the Class of 2020 to find out who would be representing them. On September 21st, six juniors heard their names over the announcements, proclaiming their victory. The person at the top in the chain o...

Winkler hits with hard work

Winkler hits with hard work

John Whitlatch, Design Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Feature, Personality Profile

She walks to the back of the court and the gym is silent. She raises her arms to swing up to hit the ball in the air and it lands on the opponent’s side, then scores. The fans cheer at her accomplishment while her teammates come together to congratulate. Sophomore Laura Winkler plays volleyball for...

Winter is close: Cafeteria quarters are closer

Ella Exterkamp, Staff

October 15, 2018


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As winter gets closer so will the quarters in the Highlands cafeteria. Lack of space has never been a problem for the Highlands High school cafeteria until recently, and now students are feeling the pressure. The cafeteria at Highlands was built to have an open campus lunch. Up until the 1990’...

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