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Senior Maria Little prepares to serve the ball.

Girls’ varsity volleyball team defeats Campbell County in senior night game

September 18, 2020

Yesterday night, the girls’ varsity volleyball team beat the Campbell County Camels three matches to zero during the senior night game.  To kick ...

Highlands students in overnight car wreck; two killed, two injured

Highlands students in overnight car wreck; two killed, two injured

April 28, 2020

The following is an update from Principal Matthew Bertasso:  "Dear Highlands Community, We are deva...

Mr. Bertasso presents his 8/21/20 update to HHS

UPDATE: Principal Matthew Bertasso breaks down the end of the NTI school year plans and confirms information regarding the Class of 2020

April 22, 2020

The hope of ending the school year on a normal note by returning to Highlands High School just reached an off...

Highlands students accepted to Governor's Scholars Programs

Highlands students accepted to Governor’s Scholars Programs

April 20, 2020

Over the weekend, anxious Highlands students awaited notifications announcing if they would be attending...

Spring sports athletes in uniform on the last day before NTI.
Courtesy of Athletic Director Kevin Nieporte.

Spring sports suspended indefinitely by KHSAA due to COVID-19

April 1, 2020

On Tuesday, March 31, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) announced that the dead period,...

Five activities to remain social while social distancing

Five activities to remain social while social distancing

March 24, 2020

After a week of social distancing, one is bound to get bored and fall into a sort of seasonal depression....

Five activities to do while quarantined

Five activities to do while quarantined

March 16, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out an announcement Sunday evening advising against...

Senior Maggie Hinegardner prepares to pass the ball.

Martin Luther King Jr. weekend explodes with energy from Highlands Athletics

January 22, 2020

Girls Varsity basketball beats Pandas       On Monday night, The Varsity girls basketball team beat...

Junior Sam Vinson dunks the basketball during the Holmes game.

Bluebirds win big at Holmes game

January 17, 2020

On Tuesday night, Highlands Varsity, junior varsity (JV), and freshman boys basketball teams played ag...

Boys Varsity Basketball dominates with 13-0 record

Maggie Schroeder and Lexie Crawford

January 7, 2020

Starting out with a game against Ryle, the Boys Varsity Basketball team has played many regional teams such as Bishop Brossart, Holy Cross, and Scott. The Birds have won every game so far this season, giving them a 13-0 record only potentially matched by the state finalist team of 1997.    Additionally, the boys have competed in mult...

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