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New Teacher Program

Brianna Caldino

March 1, 2019

Filed under News, School News

Starting next year, Shawnee Heights has added a new career exploration program for students interested in a teaching career. The idea of bringing this program to the school has been up in the air for a while, but with a combina...


Kianna Glenn

January 29, 2019

Filed under School News

Beneath the surface of bilingual students there lies a different culture, a different dialect, a different language, and different struggles. Students who come from families that speak a different language, or have different eth...

State Orchestra

State Orchestra

January 29, 2019

All State Orchestra

Olivia Talbert

January 28, 2019

Filed under Academics, School News

     On the violin, sophomore Lindsay Baltzell is truly one of “the best of the best”. This recognition comes after her selection to perform in the All-State orchestra ensemble.      Students who auditioned were the ...

Chicago Trip

Laurel Padilla and Bryce Cook

December 11, 2018

Filed under School News

Most students complain about not having enough field trips. But on Halloween, 2 school groups of the Journalism Department and the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) left for Chicago taking 19 students and 3 teachers in t...

NHS Tutoring

Drew Buchanan and Laurel Padilla

December 3, 2018

Filed under School News

National Honor Society students are bringing back a tutoring system that has not been used for the past three years. Students who are a part of NHS are applying their time during T-Bird time on Wednesdays to help other stu...

Boys Soccer Heads into Regionals

November 13, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, School News, Sports, Top Stories

Tuesday, October 23, the Thunderbirds won the first game of regionals. The score

2018 Basketball

Bryce Cook

October 25, 2018

Filed under News, School News, Sports, Top Stories

Hall of Fame basketball coach Ken Darting came out of retirement when he accepted the coaching position at Heights this summer, replacing Steve Wallace who is now coaching at Gardner-Edgerton High School after winning the state ...

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