State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Abra Lisowski, Co-editor

March 11, 2019

On February 15, 2019, President Trump declared a state of emergency to secure federal funding for his proposed border wall. Last month, we featured an article detailing the month-long government shutdown that occurred over conflict around allocating $5.7 billion in federal funds for a wall along the Unit...

Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown

Abra Lisowski, Co-editor

February 15, 2019

On Saturday, December 22, 2018, the United States government entered into what has now become the longest shutdown in U.S. history. This came after President Trump and the United States Congress could not agree on an appropriations bill for the 2019 fiscal year. The main conflict occurred surrounding t...

The 2019 Women’s March

The 2019 Women’s March

Hannah Teets, Co-Editor

February 14, 2019

Despite the rocky weather, on Jan. 19, thousands of people all across the country gathered together in solidarity to protest for equal rights for women, as well as other pertinent issues that are prominent in today’s society. There was a main march located in Washington D.C., but many larger cities al...

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

Italie Demore, Design Editor

January 24, 2019

  On Dec. 21, Cleveland Heights High School held a holiday open house. An open house typically happens at the beginning of the year, but this year they decided to spice it up by having one in December.   Jasha, who attended the event, said that it was a well-organized event and that she will a...

AP Government Takes on Columbus Statehouse

AP Government Takes on Columbus Statehouse

Abra Lisowski and Hannah Teets

January 24, 2019

On November 19, Mr. Wiggins’ AP Government students at Cleveland Heights High were able to tour the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. During the visit, students were given a guided tour in which they learned the unique history of the Statehouse. They had a chance to explore the building in which legislati...

ACT and SAT Prep

ACT and SAT Prep

Hannah Teets, Co-Editor

January 24, 2019

As the second semester of school is rapidly rolling in, so is testing season. In early March, Juniors will take the SAT (for free!) along with the ACT and SAT subject tests being available on certain dates. There are various resources offered online and by the school to prepare students for both the S...

Heights Holiday Shopping Experiences

Heights Holiday Shopping Experiences

Heaven Hayes, Advertising Editor

January 23, 2019

As the holiday that everyone loves is approaching us, along with the chill of excitement to receive gifts as well as give them goes down our spine, there is a lot of preparation that goes into Christmas shopping. Erin Mims (Staff), Italie Demore (12th) and A’lyse Barner (Heights Alumni) all had different...

Winter Break Activities

Winter Break Activities

Heaven Hayes, Advertising Editor

January 23, 2019

Winter break is for you to be able to spend quality time with your family and friends as you all enjoy the holiday. Unique Mitchell (12), Myles Kennebrew (a student at Wiley middle school) and Myles Colman (12) all enjoyed their winter break. Many of the High schoolers have jobs that they had so they...

How Heights Celebrates Hannukah

How Heights Celebrates Hannukah

Emma Hubbard, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2019

For most students at Cleveland Heights High School, Hannukah is unfamiliar and can be thought of as just a Jewish version of Christmas. While some parts of that are true, it is also an important holiday in Jewish culture and has an interesting place and story of its own. Hannukah takes place at ...

Celebrity Guest: Meet John Maucere!

Celebrity Guest: Meet John Maucere!

Hannah Teets, Co-Editor

December 11, 2018

John Maucere, a famous deaf entertainer, came and visited the Cleveland Heights High School on Nov. 5 to speak to all of the ASL students at Heights. John Maucere is most famous for his role as Tony in the movie “No Ordinary Hero: The Superdeafy Movie.” During the presentation, Maucere talked ab...

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Italie Demore, Design Editor

December 11, 2018

On November 11, 2018, the United States of America dedicates a day to those who have served their country; Veterans Day. There are approximately 20 million veterans in the United States today. This day is celebrated every year to show the veterans that America is thankful and proud of all their hard work an...

Election Day Recap

Election Day Recap

Hannah Teets, Co-Editor

December 7, 2018

All Congressional districts, including Ohio’s 11th Congressional District, held midterm elections this year. Ohio’s 11th Congressional District represents 32 municipalities including Cleveland, Akron, Broadview Heights, Richmond and more. Marcia Fudge, a Democrat, ran for re-election in Congress in Ohi...

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