March Madness 2018

March Madness 2018

Kayla Harvey, Journalist

March 29, 2018

Are you a sports fan? If you are, you probably know what March Madness is and what it means. March Madness means to “Expect the unexpected,” says 12th grader, Matej Bartulovic. By definition, it is called ‘March Madness” because it is the annual period of college basketball tournaments lasting ...

Opioid Crisis: What Everyone Needs To Know

Opioid Crisis: What Everyone Needs To Know

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

March 29, 2018

“No one wakes up and says that they want to become a drug addict.” Dr. Thomas Gilson, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner and Crime Lab Director, said. However, 60 thousand or more have been lost to overdosing on drugs in past decade. No age group is safe from this crisis; it affects everyone. At...

VMD Warms Cold Hearts with Music

VMD Warms Cold Hearts with  Music

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

March 29, 2018

Despite the threat of cold weather conditions, the Heights Vocal Music Department,VMD, performed their mid-winter concert on March 1st. The performance started at 7:00 p.m and ended early at 9:00 p.m due to heavy snowfall. This cut two of the groups from the performance, but that did not dampen the spi...

Spring Break 2018

Spring Break 2018

Lyanette Jobson, Journalist

March 29, 2018

Spring Break is right around the corner. Many students and staff are ready to take the week off and relax. Although the weather isn’t spring-like, people are still excited to have the week off. Two seniors, Cierra Jones and Aruna Pradhan discussed their feelings about Spring Break. Both are excited....

Heights Talent Show

Heights Talent Show

Lyanette Jobson, Journalist

March 29, 2018

With Spring Break right around the corner, Heights put on the annual Talent Show. Nicole Tapia and Alexandra Navidad shared their favorite act was the D.J and felt he should have won.  Tapia said that the administration should let more people participate next year. On the other hand, Navidad didn’...

MSAN’s Soul Food Dinner

MSAN’s Soul Food Dinner

Timea Hoston, Journalist

March 29, 2018

In id-February, MSAN (Minority Student Achievement Network) had a soul food and games event that took place in the school cafeteria. Mr. Williams, the MSAN students from the high school and middle school, and the teachers put together this event to celebrate Black History Month. They also hoped to build...

Black Panther Hits the Box Office

Black Panther Hits the Box Office

Matthew Cox, Journalist

March 29, 2018

Black Panther was one of the most anticipated movies of 2018 and it has definitely earned that hype. Black Panther follows T’challa, the prince of Wakanda as he struggles to fight a new enemy, Killmonger, played by Michael B. Jordan. T’challa’s journey to become king of Wakanda is hindered by ...

February Basketball Recap

Kayla Harvey, Journalist

March 1, 2018

  As regular season basketball comes to an end, there is so much to look back on and be proud of. For both Men’s and Women’s basketball, it was a dominant and successful season… so let’s take a look back and highlight our most memorable days. Men’s Basketball On Jan. 30...

The Origin of Black History Month

The Origin of Black History Month

Dasia Love, Journalist

March 1, 2018

Black History Month is an annual celebration for the achievements in our black history. Black History Month began 1915, a half a century after the thirteenth amendment abolished slavery in the United States. Carter G. Woodson and minister Jesse E. Mooreland founded the association for the Study of Ne...

Big Fun Closes

Big Fun Closes

Matthew Cox, Journalist

March 1, 2018

One of Coventry’s biggest stores is closing for good. Big Fun, a toy and game collector's dream, is closing down. Coventry will seem so much emptier without Big Fun around. Big Fun has been open for 27 years and has one more location in Columbus. A couple years ago, the location on the West sid...

Former Heights Students Play in the Super Bowl

Former Heights Students Play in the Super Bowl

Lyanette Jobson, Journalist

March 1, 2018

Fox 8 News recently published an interview with family and friends about former Cleveland Heights High alumni, Jason Kelce. Before his big win in the Superbowl for the Philadelphia Eagles, his close friends and family sat down with Fox news to talk about the upcoming game. Jackson Henninge, Kyle Matt...

President’s Day: An Origin Story

President’s Day: An Origin Story

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

March 1, 2018

Mr. Bifulco, the AP U.S. History teacher, and Mr. Richard Wiggins, the AP U.S. Government teacher, both thought that Presidents’ Day started during the Cold War to instill patriotism in American lives. That it was a day to create “contrast” between America and Russia, as Mr. Wiggins put it. Senior J...

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