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Fort Thomas plaza salutes veterans, founding fathers

June 23, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comThe other two recipients are Korean War recipient Lt. Col. Don Carlos Faith Jr. who graduated from Highlands High School and Spanish-American War recipient Corp. Thomas Doherty. Fort Thomas' new Charters of Freedom Plaza will be unveiled at 1 p.m ...

Fort Thomas grad empowers girls in wake of nasty politics

May 31, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comFORT THOMAS – A teen frustrated with women being objectified during the last presidential political season reacted by creating an after-school program to empower girls to dream big. Highlands High School 2017 graduate Nico Thom started the website and ...

Chamber hires former Fort Thomas schools superintendent

May 24, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comFORT THOMAS – Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has hired away a superintendent from one of Kentucky's top public school districts to represent business interests. Gene Kirchner will begin work as senior vice president and chief operating officer ...

Highlands' Jeff Walz to coach USA basketball U-23 team

April 20, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comJeff Walz, the women's basketball coach at Louisville who grew up in Fort Thomas and attended Highlands High School and Northern Kentucky University, will coach the USA Basketball Women's U-23 National Team this August in the inaugural 2017 U-23 ...

NKY school wins in academics

March 22, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comCampbell County placed second in the overall team standings behind Henderson County High School in Western Kentucky. Highlands High School in Fort Thomas placed 19th in overall standings. Boone County's Conner High School and and Ryle High ...

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 ...

2 Greater Cincinnati high schools rank among top 100 in US

February 27, 2017 by Cincinnati Business Courier

Cincinnati Business Courier"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 ...

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 high schools among top 100 in US

February 21, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comCINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Two local high schools are among the 100 Best Public High Schools in the U.S. Wyoming High School in Wyoming ranked 48 and Highlands High School in Fort Thomas came in 74th on the list from

School tax stirs frustration and repeal effort

February 7, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comCounting Newport, 53 school districts out of Kentucky's 173 have the nickel tax. It will go ... “I keep running into people all over Newport, east end, south end, who have moved to get kids into the Highlands (High) School district (in Fort Thomas ...

Beverly Ruth Appel, 50

January 30, 2017 by Herald-Mail Media

She was a 1984 graduate of Highlands High School in Fort Thomas. She was a Kentucky Colonel. She had been employed as a CNA with the Allegany Nursing and Rehab facility in Cumberland, Md. She also worked at PetSmart in Hagerstown, Md. She was ...

KY FAME, manufacturers make progress developing workforce; open house at Hahn Automation tonight

January 24, 2017 by User-generated content (press release) (registration)

User-generated content (press release) (registration)... high school students and their parents, to get more youngsters into the classroom and, ultimately, on the manufacturing floor. Karyn Stubbs attended the open house with her son, Noah Tippenhauer, who is a senior at Highlands High School in Fort Thomas.

NKY high school students earn college credit for culinary classes through agreements with Sullivan U.

December 2, 2016 by User-generated content (press release) (registration)

User-generated content (press release) (registration)Louisville-based Sullivan – which opened a Northern Kentucky campus in Fort Mitchell earlier this year – currently has articulation agreements with Highlands, Campbell County, Grant County and Williamstown high schools, and is working to forge similar ...

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 as one, has been ...

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