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Fort Thomas' Highlands has Kentucky's top legal team

March 10, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comFORT THOMAS – The Highlands High School Bluebirds mock trial team soared to legal eagle heights by seizing Kentucky's state championship. A team of eight Fort Thomas students placed first in the 2017 Kentucky High School Mock Trial Tournament ...

These two Kentucky public high schools are among the 100 best in the US

February 27, 2017 by Louisville Business First

Two Kentucky public high schools are among the top 100 in the U.S., according to a new ranking. DuPont Manual High School in Louisville ranked No. 64, and Highlands High School in Fort Thomas was No. 74 in a report compiled by, ...

Two local schools among top 100 high schools in US

February 21, 2017 by WXIX

Students who live outside the school district can apply and pay tuition to attend Highlands High School. Admissions criteria include grade point average, test scores, school-based behavior, school attendance and special talents, affiliations, awards ...

Beverly Ruth Appel, 50

January 30, 2017 by Herald-Mail Media

Herald-Mail MediaBorn Monday, March 21, 1966, in Fort Thomas, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Janet (Batten) Ginter, and her father and stepmother, Harry R. and Christine Ginter of Cold Spring, Ky. She is survived by her husband, Craig L. Appel, whom she married Jan.

Highlands High School senior Helen Ross earns perfect score on ACT

November 30, 2016 by WCPO

WCPOFORT THOMAS, Ky. -- Highlands High School senior Helen Ross recently earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT test. Nationally, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of all students who take the ACT earn a score of 36. The ACT is required for all high school ...

Highlands swimming program wants to stay area's best

November 22, 2016 by

Cincinnati.comOne of the more unheralded winning streaks attained by a local high school coach has been put together by Highlands swimming coach Amanda Johnson, now in her seventh season in Fort Thomas. Johnson's Highlands team, working ... When it comes to being ...

Body Found Near River in Campbell County

September 27, 2016 by The River City News

The River City NewsHe was later identified as Dustin Meadows, a Melbourne resident who grew up in Ft. Thomas and graduated from Highlands High School in 1996, according to Fort Thomas Matters. The Campbell County Coroner's Office collected Meadows's body and will ...

Friday Football Roundup: Simon Kenton wins offensive shootout with Highlands, 77-53

September 24, 2016 by User-generated content (press release) (registration)

User-generated content (press release) (registration)The NKyTribune will be providing focused coverage of NKY high school football throughout the season, thanks to support from St. Elizabeth Healthcare Sports Medicine. See all of our pre-season features on each of NKY's 21 high school football teams and ...

Simon Kenton scores 77 vs. Highlands

September 23, 2016 by WCPO

WCPOFORT THOMAS, Ky. -- Simon Kenton remained unbeaten, but its defensive numbers took a major hit. In a game that saw 83 points scored in the first half, the Pioneers pulled away after the break for a 77-53 win over Highlands on Friday. The teams combined ...

Student brought loaded handgun to Highlands High School, police say

August 29, 2016 by WCPO

WCPOFORT THOMAS, Ky. - Students and faculty at Highlands High School will notice increased security Tuesday after the juvenile student who brought a loaded .38-caliber handgun to school Monday was caught. Around 1:12 p.m. Monday, several students ...

Highlands HS student brought loaded gun to school, police say

August 29, 2016 by WLWT Cincinnati

WLWT CincinnatiLt. Rich Whitford with the Fort Thomas Police Department said the student, described only as a juvenile boy, brought a pistol to school. Whitford said the student showed the pistol to other students, who notified school personnel. School officials told ...

Highlands student brings gun to school

August 29, 2016 by

Cincinnati.comA student brought a gun to Highlands High School Monday afternoon, Gene Kirchner, the Fort Thomas schools superintendent said. Kirchner sent an afternoon email to parents alerting them of the situation, which ended without incident. Fellow students at ...

Police: Felony charges for student accused of bringing gun to Highlands High

August 29, 2016 by WXIX

A Highlands High School student accused of taking a gun to school Monday faces felony charges, according to Fort Thomas Police. At no time did the teen make any specific threat toward students or staff, Superintendent Gene Kirchner wrote in an email to ...

Kirby, Susan Helen Thomas

June 28, 2016 by Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem JournalSusan was born on January 6, 1943, in Portland, Maine, to William Washington Thomas, Jr. and Dolly Roehm Thomas Disney. She grew up in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky and graduated from Highlands High School. After earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in ...

Ft. Thomas Teen Takes to Stage with Story About Teenager Antics

May 30, 2016 by The River City News

The River City NewsThey call their production company Digital Middleground Productions, which describes itself as “a team of young artists based at Highlands High School in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. Our mission is to create theatre that is at once truthful and comedic ...

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