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HHS Freshman Swim and Dive team splash into Regionals

Megan Benzing and Libby Spiess

January 7, 2020

On Saturday, January 4th, the HHS Freshman swim and dive team made their way to Scott High School to compete at Freshman Regionals. The team had set high expectations for their season and decided to finish it with an ambitious effort. Both girls and boys swim teams started strong for all the events...

Boys Varsity Basketball dominates with 13-0 record

Maggie Schroeder and Lexie Crawford

January 7, 2020

Starting out with a game against Ryle, the Boys Varsity Basketball team has played many regional teams such as Bishop Brossart, Holy Cross, and Scott. The Birds have won every game so far this season, giving them a 13-0 record only potentially matched by the state finalist team of 1997.    Ad...

Highlands community reflects on Advisory following first semester

Highlands community reflects on Advisory following first semester

Libby Spiess and Lexie Crawford

December 18, 2019

As winter break approaches, students reflect upon their experiences over the first semester. Many changes have been seen in the halls of Highlands High School, such as Advisory — a 13 minute period at the beginning of each school day. The motive behind Advisory is to make sure every student has at ...

HHS Archery Team sets high standards for the season

HHS Archery Team sets high standards for the season

Maggie Schroeder, Yearbook Head Editor

December 17, 2019

On Friday December 13, and Saturday the 14th, the HHS archery teams set out to St. Henry High School to play in the 4th Annual St. Henry High School tournament at the SHAC that was hosted this past weekend. On Friday, coach Tracy Houston set out with the team while on Saturday they were accompanied by t...

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,...

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