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Bowling Birds Strike Out Against Newport

Bowling Birds Strike Out Against Newport

Jenna Brady, Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Yesterday, November 8th, the boys’ and girls’ bowling team had their second match of the year. They bowled at Super Bowl in Bellewood against Newport High School.   Both teams, boys and girls, won all seven points, beating their second team this season. This match was especially im...

Marching Band Places Top Ten In Final Championship

Marching Band Places Top Ten In Final Championship

Caitlyn Morgan, Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under News

On Saturday, November 3rd, the Highlands Marching Band competed in the Mid-States Division AA Championships, placing 7th overall.   The Birds beat twenty-four other bands to get to the finals and originally placed 6th in the prelims.   The band then managed to increased their s...

Co-Ed cheerleaders cheer on to state

Ella Exterkamp, Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

It was a great day for cheerleading on Saturday.   The Co-Ed Cheerleading squad qualified for State early last Saturday morning. While the all-girls team did not qualify for state, Mrs. Beier said, “Both teams improved immensely, the all girls team increasing their score by 25 points.”...

Midterm Election: National and Local Results

Jenna Brady and Emeline Kuether

November 7, 2018


Filed under News

Last night, people across America were glued to their TV’s as they watched the election results roll in. Even if you’re not old enough to vote, the outcomes of this election could be very impactful on our country.     Nationally, the outcome came out mostly as expected. According to the Associated P...

A Date to Win State

Kayla Wilson and Tristin Brubaker

November 4, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

On Thursday night, the Highlands Varsity Boy’s Soccer team played against Hopkinsville in the semi-finals game, ending with a 2-1 victory for HHS.   The teams’ first goal was scored by Senior Luke Schweizer with an assist from sophomore Max Ferris, who dribbled the ball up from the le...

A Successful Opening Night: As You Like It debut at Highlands

A Successful Opening Night: As You Like It debut at Highlands

Emeline Kuether and Jenna Brady

November 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Review

Highland’s Theatre made its debut of Shakespeare’s classic, As You Like It, last night, November 1st. This play featured a small cast of 17 of Highland’s most talented actors. The play began at 7:30 and lasted nearly three hours.   The story was at points very riveting, during the oc...

First Time Since ‘08 – Girls Soccer heads back to state

Gwen Culyer, Staff

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Highlands Girls Varsity Soccer team advances to State Finals against Sacred Heart at 6 p.m. Saturday night at Frederick Douglass Stadium, in Lexington. Last night in the girls Semi-Finals game, they rolled over Bethlehem County in a final score of 3-0, advancing them to the finals where they haven’t...

Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer Teams Win at Semi-Finals

Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer Teams Win at Semi-Finals

Kayla Wilson and Tristin Brubaker

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

On Saturday, the HHS varsity soccer teams’ played in the semi-state finals at Paul Lawrence Dunbar high school in Lexington, ending with a victory for both the boys and girls. The girls’ team ended their game against Greenwood with a final score of 3-1. Kenzie Nehus, sophomore, sc...

Seniors End Season With a 41-Point Win Over Boone

Seniors End Season With a 41-Point Win Over Boone

Caitlyn Morgan, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Despite the drizzle that continued throughout the entire game, the Bluebirds managed to defeat the Boone County Rebels in an almost shutout game of 55-14.   The Birds started out strong, the first touchdown occurring before the clock even hit the three-minute mark, and the team went on to scor...

Candy Grams Sale ends tomorrow

Kayla Wilson, Feature Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under News

The Highlands Academic Team is selling Halloween candy grams through Friday, October 26th. This year, there are two options: Halloween candy can be sent to a friend for one dollar, or a pumpkin shaped Rice Krispy treat can be sent for two.   To purchase a candy gram, visit Robin Kemp in roo...

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