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Highlands Bowling Birds strike a victory versus St. Henry

Highlands Bowling Birds strike a victory versus St. Henry

Maggie Schroeder, Yearbook Head Editor

November 11, 2019

On Thursday, November 7, the HHS Bowling team competed in their first match of the season at La Ru Lanes versus St. Henry High School. The Birds emerged successful, beating St. Henry by earning six of the seven points available. Highlands snagged the point for overall pin count, one of the two points...

The Diary of Anne Frank photo gallery

The Diary of Anne Frank photo gallery

Lexie Crawford, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2019

Road to State: Varsity Girls Soccer Sports Wrap-Up

Road to State: Varsity Girls Soccer Sports Wrap-Up

Megan Benzing, Staff

November 5, 2019

On the 23rd of October, the Highlands varsity girls’ soccer birds fought till the finish in their game against West Jessamine at their home field. With a blow of a whistle, the game started with the players aggressive and hungry for a win. Neither Highlands nor West Jessamine players ever let up. Both...

Competition Cheer Team prepares to head to Nationals

Competition Cheer Team prepares to head to Nationals

Lexie Crawford, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2019

On Saturday, November 2nd, the Varsity Coed Competition Cheer team placed first at the Bluegrass Championship and received a bid to Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Nationals.    The Bird’s long day began when they arrived at school around 10:30 to practice before heading down to...

Trick or Treat!

Trick or Treat!

Tessa Killen, Head Graphic Design Editor

October 31, 2019

This Marks the End: HHS Volleyball Tournament Wrap Up

This Marks the End: HHS Volleyball Tournament Wrap Up

Tessa Killen, Head Graphic Design Editor

October 31, 2019

This year, the Highlands High School varsity volleyball team had a knockout season with wins, triumphs, school spirit, and more. October 21st marked the start of the 36th District Tournament, and Highlands High School was favored to win their second championship in a row. On Tuesday October 22nd,...

Mid-October Sports Wrap Up

Mid-October Sports Wrap Up

Maggie Schroeder, Yearbook Head Editor

October 21, 2019

From October 10-19th, a lot of exciting events happened within the realm of Bluebird athletics. Between golf, soccer, volleyball, football, and cross country, the different teams made Highlands proud through their dedication to their sport.  Starting out with golf, the State Tournament was held from Thurs...

“A Huge Target has been put on our Backs”

“A Huge Target has been put on our Backs”

Tessa Killen, Head Graphic Design Editor

October 16, 2019

Bright lights shine down on the turf-speckled field. The crowd is holding their breath as the clock ticks down. Sweat glistens off the foreheads of the exhausted players as they heave in and out. In the back of their mind lies a thread of pressure to make all of past athletes and Highlands Alumni proud...

“Out of sight, NOT out of mind”

“Out of sight, NOT out of mind”

Maggie Schroeder, Yearbook Head Editor

October 14, 2019

Just two short weeks ago, Mrs. Colleen Epperson, the AP Environmental Science (APES) teacher made a shocking and terrible discovery when scouting the campus to find a location for an outdoor classroom. The woods and creek behind the bleachers had turned into a full on dump. Once an area allocated to...

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