The student news site of Highlands High School

The Hilltopper

The student news site of Highlands High School

The Hilltopper

The student news site of Highlands High School

The Hilltopper

Joe Burrow in front of the Bengals logo.

How Burrow’s Return Could Impact The Bengals

Nathan Mueller, Website Manager May 22, 2024

Last year, the Bengals went 9-8, finishing last in the AFC North. Quarterback Joe Burrow was limited by an ankle injury for the first few weeks, but after that, the offense began to catch fire. The...

Travis Scott during apology video

Pop Culture Moments Nobody Will Forget

Henry Clinkinbeard May 3, 2024

Since 2020 the world has dealt with some hectic events. With the pandemic starting to end, the 2020 election, mandates keeping us all at home, and so many pop culture moments happening.  One of the...

Official poster made by ULTRAKILL’s parent company, New Blood Studios.

ULTRAKILL, and How a Shooter Can Encourage Creativity

Skyler Frey May 1, 2024

Mankind is dead, blood is fuel, Hell is full. ULTRAKILL is a game that on the surface seems excessively violent and simple.    The player is a robot named V1, rampaging through Hell for blood,...

Fallout show art (Source: Prime Video)

Review on Fallout TV

Nathan Mueller, Website Manager May 1, 2024

In 1997, Interplay Entertainment released Fallout, the first entry in one of the most popular video game franchises ever. Just a year later, they released Fallout 2, and after nine years of silence from...

A scene from “The Game of Thrones” series that was number one on the list

Top 10 TV Shows 2010-2019

Chloe Guy April 22, 2024

The top 10 TV shows through 2010-2019 are all something that will give you an adrenaline rush. Most have different plots and different stories, but some are similar.  “Game of Thrones” was the...

Album cover for “Kid A” by Radiohead.

Debating Rolling Stone’s Top 20 Albums Of All Time (Part 1 of 4)

Caleb Hurley April 9, 2024

Rolling Stone Magazine has been around for nearly 60 years, and though its reputation may have hindered in recent years, its respect as a magazine is among the highest in the world.  Possibly the one...

The album cover for flex music by Osamason.

Underground Rappers Importance to Music

Parker Henegar April 8, 2024

The underground has always been a staple of the rap genre but because of its unique sound compared to most mainstream rap, it is rejected by many. However, if you enjoy this type of music there are many...

Me and my friends at the end of our freshmen season at Milford High School

Why You Should Consider Playing Lacrosse

Ava Kroener March 11, 2024

Lacrosse started in the early 1100s as a strategy to help Native Americans prepare for war.  In the 1600s in Quebec, Canada, the French witnessed Native Americans playing and were given the name lacrosse...

#SJW2024: My First Journalism Experience as a senior

#SJW2024: My First Journalism Experience as a senior

Chloe Guy February 23, 2024

I am a senior and this is my first year with journalism. Although it can be frustrating at some points trying to get interviews and finding things to write about or even yearbook avenue, I wish I would...

#SJW2024:  Why Scholastic Journalism is Important

#SJW2024: Why Scholastic Journalism is Important

Ady Klosterman February 23, 2024

Scholastic journalism emphasizes authenticity, telling real, honest stories. It cultivates skills for expression, activism, and empowerment, illuminates essential events, and serves as a foundation for...

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