Persistence leads to great things

Emeline Kuether and Kayla Wilson

October 30, 2017


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“Some people would call it scary, but I trust the people basing me. I know that they will always catch me.” For some people, getting thrown into the air and hoping that you won’t fall sounds pretty risky, but for freshman Grace Armstrong, it’s a daily habit. She’s not scared of flying, and...

Voices in the Hall

Noah Balser, Jacob Horton, and Corey Kempe

October 23, 2017


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While some people were enjoying seeing movies or listening to new tunes, others participated in different summer activities. These students shared what they did during summer break.       ...

May I have this dance? FCCLA says ‘Yes’!

Avery Feinauer

October 23, 2017


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At the beginning of each school year, students anticipate the first dance and the first football game of the year to be the best yet. From the Friday night lights lowering on the football field to creative homecoming proposals, students welcome the new beginnings fall has to offer. Yet, before the festivities...

Class of 2021 enjoys settling in the Nest

Kayla Wilson, Emeline Kuether, and Alysia Morgan

October 23, 2017


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Just as colleges all across the United States welcomed last year’s seniors as beginning freshmen, Highlands also welcomed incoming freshmen into its nest. The distance between the middle school and the high school may be short, but the transition from eighth to ninth grade has been a challenging...

We The People and Mock Trial

Emeline Keuther and Kayla Wilson

April 27, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

School spirit is a prominent factor at Highlands High School, however, most of the time it is targeted towards the sports teams. There are two other teams at Highlands that don’t usually get as much publicity even though they show lots of hard work and dedication. Two unexpected teams, Mock Trial and...

STLP

Charles Chard

April 27, 2017


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Highlands is known for wining 1st place awards regularly in athletics and mock trial, but our STLP team made a name for itself at this year’s state competition. The Student Technology Leadership Program or STLP is a competition where students from different schools compete in different categories. Creating a...

Spring Break

John Whitlatch

April 27, 2017


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With spring break, just around the corner, students are getting more and more excited as the days fly by. Students are thinking about what they are going to do while they are on their break. Whether it be going on a vacation or just staying home to relax from school and responsibilities. The journalism...

Godspell

Stephen Lang

April 27, 2017


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Spring is on the horizon and with that, so too is Highlands High School’s spring musical. This year, the theatre department is putting on a production of Stephen Schwartz’s ‘Godspell’. The show follows a few disciples of Jesus, however, the show is not explicitly about Jesus Christ but the show...

Zoie Barth

Avery Feinaur

April 27, 2017


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      The Journey of 1,000 Points   At the age of 6, Zoie Barth began playing basketball. It was her dad who introduced her to the sport. The pair have shared a passion for the game ever since. In the sixth grade, Zoie played on the freshman team at Highlands and as...

‘Tis the Season

Steve Lang

January 11, 2017


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Happy New Year! The celebrations of end of year holidays like Christmas and New Years are coming to a close and the new year of 2017 comes to a start. While these traditions are celebrated in the United States of America, residents of other countries celebrate variants or completely different traditions...

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