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The Hilltopper

The student news site of Highlands High School

The Hilltopper

The student news site of Highlands High School

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LMGO: Luke Muller Golf Outing history and candidate reveal

Sara Price, Head of News Briefs March 20, 2023

Once a year a ton of people come together for the Luke Muller Golf Outing in support of two candidates with cancer or a disability of some sort. History of the gold outing: “In 2007, Luke Muller was...

The ingredients for the recipe.

St. Patricks Day baking: Recipe of luck

Piper Carmack and Caroline Thaler March 17, 2023

Every year on March 17th, people from all over the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day. This year, Caroline and I got together to honor the spirit of the holiday and decided to bake St. Patty's day themed...

This is the screen shown after you have signed the petition.

The Willow Project Petition reaches 3 million signatures

Piper Carmack , Staff March 15, 2023

The willow project is a Mass Oil production project launched by ConocoPhillips COP.N. Its goal is to drill oil into Alaska in order to make more money, as well as create jobs. This is putting the environment...

Official Netflix movie teaser.

The Murdaugh Murders: A weird family dynamic

Sara Price, Head of News Briefs March 14, 2023

On Wednesday, February 22nd, Netflix released a three-part docuseries, "Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal." With the streams on Netflix and the show's overall popularity growing, it's bringing much...

Seniors Hamish Rayner and Leila Grillot are making their way to the State Championships.

Buzzing Out: Academic Team Seniors Make Their Way to State

Aster Bredwell, Staff March 8, 2023

The Highlands Highschool (HHS) academic team has had an incredible year. As the season comes to an end, they are excited to announce that they have two students going to the State Championship.  The...

Heidi Vermeil is in the midst of directing culinary class, working hands on with her students.

Unsung Heroes: New HHS Culinary Arts Teacher Brings Fresh, Unexpected Skills to the Kitchen

Ella Peabody, Staff March 8, 2023

It is a simple basement room, with the distinctive sound of a sizzling skillet and the clangs of a measuring cup. Teenage laughter is heard, along with the occasional recipe reading and perhaps the more...

Screenshot of an overview of House Bill 470.

Changes for Kentucky: HB470 passes in the house

Jade Sandmann, Feature Copy Editor March 3, 2023

Being under the age of 18 has a lot of disadvantages to it. In Kentucky, one of them is now the possibility of not being able to transition in their gender freely.  This passing of HB470 will mean...

Junior Nathan Vinson attempts to dunk the ball in a back-and-forth game against Cooper.

Boys Basketball falls to Cooper in overtime in 9th Region quarter-finals

Jenna Richey and Will Todd March 3, 2023

On Wednesday night, the Boys’ Varsity Basketball team fell to the Cooper Cougars 62-68 in the 9th Region quarter-finals. The game started off close, with the score at the end of the quarter being...

A crowd of people at a concert (Syracuse).

Singing your heart out: Upcoming concerts

Jade Sandmann, Feature Copy Editor March 1, 2023

Every year comes more live music in parks and venues. Cincinnati holds many concerts each year from different artists. This year, there is a large variety of artists coming to Cincinnati. On March 23,...

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