Teen Library Council Needs You!

Teen Library Council Needs You!

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

November 13, 2017

The Lee Road Public Library is housing a new program for all teens in high school who want to make a difference. This program, named Teen Library Council, is run by Payton Meeks, who works in the circulation system, and Rebecca Fisher, a youths services assistant. This new group meets twice a month t...

Senior Checklist: College Applications and more

Senior Checklist: College Applications and more

Lyanette Jobson, Journalist

November 8, 2017

The senior year is often stressful. Therefore, students must learn how to balance their activities with the demands of college applications. Unfortunately, Mrs. Blockson has seen students miss deadlines in the past. She says the cause for this is, “Students are nervous that they aren’t doing t...

Newspaper Staff: Positions Available

Newspaper Staff: Positions Available

Mrs. Tayse, Staff Advisor

November 8, 2017

Do you like to write? Do you like to take photographs? Are you active in activities at Heights High School? The Black and Gold needs you! We are looking for motivated students to join our staff.  Interested? Come to Room 355 after school each Wednesday.  You can also email Mrs. Tayse, the advi...

Shrek: The Musical

Shrek: The Musical

TImea Hoston, Journalist

November 8, 2017

DreamWorks produced a musical from the original movie Shrek and Heights High School decided to recreate that play with their own little twist to it. Tedd Byers played the lead role as Shrek, the twin sisters Hannah and Sophie Gilson were Fiona, and Malcolm White who played Donkey. Overall, the play was outst...

A Night to Treasure: Heights Homecoming 2017 Celebration

Kayla Harvey, Journalist

October 18, 2017

Heights High's homecoming celebration began October 2nd and lasted till October 7th. The eventful week included dressing up in spirit gear, participation in the school pep rally, dance, community inclusive parade and rowdy football game. Homecoming Royalty was also presented Friday during the school pep ra...

Staff Members React to Heights Re-Opening

Dasia Love, Journalist

October 18, 2017

On Aug. 21, 2017, the new and improved Heights High opened for the first time. Some staff members gave their first impressions and thoughts on the architecture. “The first time I had seen the building was back in April of 2017, before it had even been done with and at first I wasn’t too pleased ...

Homecoming Parade and Dance 2017

TImea Hoston, Journalist

October 18, 2017

Homecoming weekend was October 6th and 7th. Students and staff described how they felt about the upcoming weekend. Most people said that they are ecstatic about the festivities. Heights High School Homecoming festivities include a homecoming parade, a game, and a dance. The school also has a 5k run an...

Yearbook in Your Pocket

Yearbook in Your Pocket

Abra Lisowski, Co-Editor

October 18, 2017

Want to make sure your best pictures make it into the yearbook? This year, the yearbook team is using a new app called ReplayIt. This app, available on the AppStore and Googleplay, allows you to upload your own pictures of events, people, and anything else you want to see in the yearbook. The app wi...

Student Reactions to New High School

Abra Lisowski, Co-Editor

October 18, 2017

Students attending Heights High this year have some mixed opinions on the new building. Ava Collyer, a sophomore, said that she was the most excited about the bigger classrooms, “And the temperature regulation in the school.” This sentiment resonated with other students, who did not like how unreliable...

Welcome Home, Heights Tigers!

Welcome Home, Heights Tigers!

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

October 18, 2017

Cleveland Heights Tigers can finally stretch their legs in their new territory! Over the past two years, while the high school underwent necessary renovations, students and staff relocated to Wiley Middle School. At Wiley, many difficulties arose. For example, the cramped space and layout made traveling...

Open Hearts and Minds

Open Hearts and Minds

Matthew Cox, Journalist

October 18, 2017

  Thousands of community members came together Sept. 10, 2017, to celebrate the Grand Opening of Cleveland Heights High School. As much of the student body knows, over the last two years students have been attending school at Wiley Middle School while the renovations were being done.  Everyone tha...

The Show Must Go On

Matthew Cox, Journalist

October 18, 2017

Cleveland Heights High School has undergone a few major changes over the years, but this is the largest yet. Since the school was first constructed in 1926 and the science wing added in the ‘70's, it was about time for the school to have a renovation. With the completion of the new Cleveland Heights Hi...

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