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FCCLA plans Homecoming, scheduled for September 21

FCCLA plans Homecoming, scheduled for September 21

Megan Benzing

September 16, 2019

Formals, friends, and dancing all have one common thread: Homecoming. This remarkable event sets the stage for the rest of the year. Dances such as this one can easily lift the spirits of a stressed teenager, as grades, jobs, and internal changes all cause tension. With over 1,000  high school studen...

Juniors run for class officer positions

Juniors run for class officer positions

Lexie Crawford, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2019

For the past week, Juniors dedicated to the well-being of Highlands and its students have been campaigning for class officer positions in preparation for elections this week, September 16th through the 20th. In order for their fellow classmates to be informed voters, candidates have sent in their biographies...

Boys Varsity Soccer wins 1-0 over Covington Catholic High School

Boys Varsity Soccer wins 1-0 over Covington Catholic High School

Lexie Crawford, Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2019

Last night, the Boys Varsity Soccer team faced the Covington Catholic High School Colonels and triumphed with a score of one to zero.    The game started at 7:30 P.M., following an afternoon of Junior Varsity (JV) and Freshmen soccer games. The Freshmen won one to zero and JV tied zero t...

Highlands Volleyball dominates Dixie Heights with school spirit

Highlands Volleyball dominates Dixie Heights with school spirit

Tessa Killen, Staff

September 9, 2019

On September 5th, the Highlands Volleyball team won against the Dixie Heights Colonels across the board with the Freshmen, Junior Varsity (JV), and Varsity teams.   The night started out with the freshman team scoring two points. This lead continued until the Colonels tied it five to five. T...

Varsity and Junior Varsity cross country teams start season strong at Moeller Primetime Invitational

Varsity and Junior Varsity cross country teams start season strong at Moeller Primetime Invitational

Megan Benzing, Grace Duty, and Libby Spiess

August 28, 2019

Last Friday, the Highlands High School cross country teams took on the Moeller Invitational, located at Christ Church in Cincinnati, Ohio. Since this particular meet was held late on a Friday night, both Girls and Boys Varsity ran under stadium lights to illuminate the otherwise pitch-black course. T...

Highlands LadyBirds soccer team faces rivals Monday at Tower Park

Highlands LadyBirds soccer team faces rivals Monday at Tower Park

Maggie Schroeder, Sports Editor

August 20, 2019

Yesterday, the Highlands Varsity soccer team went out to compete against the Notre Dame Academy Pandas in their first soccer match of the season in a one to one tie. For years, the teams have been rivals, just as the boys’ team is with Notre Dame’s “sibling school,” Covington Catholic. The game wa...

Primary Elections – What You Need to Know

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2019

One of the most exciting things about becoming an adult is freedom, but most importantly, the freedom of choice. Since the majority of seniors have become adults this past year, it is important to remember that it is the civic duty of every American to vote in elections. However, this can be a ve...

We the People compete in D.C.

We the People compete in D.C.

Jenna Brady and Emeline Kuether

May 1, 2019

Last weekend, the Highland’s We the People team took on 57 teams in Washington D.C..  Although they weren’t able to know how they scored as compared to other teams, there is an overall confidence in their group. The team has spent the past months preparing opening statements and responses to po...

Information about annual beefcake volleyball game

Kenzie Poynter, Staff

May 1, 2019

The annual class Beefcake is coming to Highlands this Friday, May 3rd. Beefcake is a powder puff volleyball tournament for each class of boys to compete against each other under the coaching of the girls’ volleyball team. This year the money raised will be going to kids in South Sudan to provide long ...

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