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Spirit chains create competition for a good cause

Spirit chains create competition for a good cause

Maggie Schroeder, Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


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This week, the National Honor Society is hosting a competition fundraiser for Leukemia/Lymphoma through having all grades compete in a spirit chain competition as part of Spirit Week. Chain links can be purchased all this week before school, after school, during focus period, or during lunchtime....

Girls’ varsity soccer team wins region semi-final game

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2018


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Last night, the Girls’ Varsity Soccer team won the 9th region semi-final game. The team played against Ryle High School scoring 2-0, despite multiple team members having or recovering from injuries such as sophomores Jasmine Rehberger and Greta Noble. For the first half of the game, the score st...

Birds blow out St. Henry 9-0 in first region game

Birds blow out St. Henry 9-0 in first region game

Tessa Killen and Nick Caldwell

October 17, 2018


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On Tuesday night, the Highlands boys varsity soccer team won in a shutout game against Saint Henry Catholic School in the first round of the regional tournament on October 16th. The final score was 9-0 in favor of Highlands. It was the first round of the boys' soccer regional tournament. Highlands...

SBDM toys with changing graduation venue

Kenzie Poynter, Staff

October 16, 2018


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The graduation venue was a hot topic at the Highlands High School Site Based Decision Making Council (SBDM) on Monday, October 15th. Members of the SBDM Council discussed the move of the graduation venue for well over an hour. Government teacher and senior class sponsor, Kym Grillot, provided several optio...

Girls Soccer downs Rebels in First Regional Game

Girls Soccer downs Rebels in First Regional Game

Kayla Wilson, Feature Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

Last night, the Highlands soccer team played in the 9th annual regional soccer tournament, winning 4-0 against Boone County Rebels despite Jasmine Rehberger, sophomore, not playing due to injuries and Greta Noble, sophomore, playing with a knee injury. Lindsey Meyer, senior, scored the first goal of th...

Bach bowls perfect 300

Bach bowls perfect 300

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


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On October 15, 2018,  Sophomore Abby Bach became the first female in Highlands High School history to bowl a perfect score of 300. Bach has been bowling for about ten years however, she didn’t really get into it until she joined the high school team in 7th grade and has been practicing year round e...

Everyone’s in Spirit This Week

Everyone’s in Spirit This Week

Emeline Kuether, Managing Editor - Hilltopper

October 15, 2018


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From pancakes to the YMCA, Principal Matthew Bertasso has made a lot of changes this school year, one of them being his increased focus on school spirit. For the first time, HHS is celebrating an all student and staff Homecoming Spirit Week to help foster school spirit. Typically, instead of al...

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