The Hilltopper

It’s time to end the disrespect

Emeline Kuether, Managing Editor - Hilltopper

May 6, 2019

For 141 years this building has represented the traditions of Highlands. From the thousands of students who have walked across the stage to receive their diplomas, to the multitude of games won out on the football field, this building has stood the test of time. After undergoing extensive renovations in recent years, the building i...

Knock out your AP anxiety: How to prepare for the dreaded exams

Knock out your AP anxiety: How to prepare for the dreaded exams

April 23, 2019

It’s that time of year again. Warm weather, annoying allergies, and stress in the air. If you’re ...

International Women’s Day 2019: Our country’s true feminists

International Women’s Day 2019: Our country’s true feminists

March 8, 2019

I grew up listening to the School House Rock song, “Suffering till’ Suffrage,” on repeat. I was i...

Time for Tray Trash to Disappear

Time for Tray Trash to Disappear

March 5, 2019

Throughout the school year, a lot of new changes have come to the cafeteria. For example, students are no lo...

Perfectionism: Why it is stunting development in adolescence

Perfectionism: Why it is stunting development in adolescence

February 1, 2019

“I don’t feel like an adult.” This phrase said by many 18-year-olds as a joke may be more of a real...

Should Students Be Allowed to Grade Their Teachers?

Should Students Be Allowed to Grade Their Teachers?

January 25, 2019

As many of us know and have realized over the year, both middle school and high school students can be...

Getting Behind That Wheel

Getting Behind That Wheel

January 17, 2019

There’s a reason why turning sixteen is called Sweet 16. For most, it’s all about getting behind...

The Price Tag of Earth

The Price Tag of Earth

December 6, 2018

While many things in the White House have changed recently, some issues have slipped through the cracks...

Too Young to Vote?

Too Young to Vote?

December 4, 2018

With Election Day last month, the question of lowering the voting age has emerged once again. Everyon...

Hola, Guten Tag, Bonjour: The Benefits of Bilingualism

Hola, Guten Tag, Bonjour: The Benefits of Bilingualism

December 3, 2018

Hello Bilingualism, and goodbye Monolingualism. Although many students dread the idea of a required fo...

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