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Governor Andy Beshear during his 4/20 COVID-19 update.

URGENT UPDATE: Governor Beshear extends NTI program to the end of the school year

April 20, 2020

The anticipation of returning to Highlands High School has affected students and faculty for six weeks...

Governor Andy Beshear at his 4/2 live Covid-19 update.

URGENT UPDATE: Governor Beshear further extends NTI days in daily COVID-19 update

April 2, 2020

The whirlwind of changes at Highlands High School has not ended. With the hope of going back to school...

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Curing quarantine boredom: What’s up with Netflix?

April 1, 2020

When it comes to downtime, there is always one place you can always go to defeat boredom: Netflix. The...

Voices from home: How are you preventing cabin fever?

Tessa Killen, Megan Benzing, and Libby Spiess

March 24, 2020

  Senior Cameron Riley “I have been cooking and baking to distract myself, so I don’t get cabin fever.”       Senior Jessica Kreeger “In order to avoid getting cabin fever, I’ve been going outside and playing with my dogs.”     Junior Gannon Ehrman ...

Email sent to the parents of Highlands High School.

Governor Beshear extends NTI days in COVID-19 update

March 20, 2020

Highlands students thought they may be going back to school in two weeks. Today, that became but a...

Grocery Store Hours

Local restaurants switch to carry-out only

March 20, 2020

As already publicly recognized, COVID-19 has shut many restaurants and stores around the area dow...

Principal Matthew Bertasso's Schoology update.

The changes keep coming: Covid-19 rocks Prom and Prom to Dawn

March 18, 2020

This week has brought a lot of changes and adjustments to Highlands High School, and those changes have...

Voices From Home: How is your first day of NTI going?

Tessa Killen, Megan Benzing, and Libby Spiess

March 16, 2020

  Freshman Lela Grillot “[I’m] feeling pretty cozy, actually. I have my setup and I'm already halfway done with stuff, but I'll probably hate it by Friday. [I’m] about to eat lunch 38 minutes before I'm supposed to!”     Freshman Bellamy Martin "It just feels so weird to be home. It'...

Voices in the Hall: Non-Traditional Instruction Days

Sam Hauck, Libby Spiess, Megan Benzing, and Tamra Armstrong

March 13, 2020

      Junior Sydney Schenk “It was pretty frustrating because we worked really hard on our star events and we practiced a lot. But I guess it’s okay since we’re not going to get sick and it’s for our health.”               &nbs...

Principal Matthew Bertasso and Senior Nick Fischer address the students during a live broadcast.

Q&A Recap about the Non-Traditional Instruction Days

March 13, 2020

This week has been filled with questions and cultural changes within Highlands High School. To help eas...

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