Vox is a club for both the trained and the novice singer

If students want to learn how to sing, Vox will help them achieve it.
Vibha Ranganathan, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

Vox is a contemporary a cappella group for the non-singer. It encourages people to step out of their comfort zone and experiment with their voices. “[We work on] A capella pop music. We imitate instruments...

The Madrigals are dedicated to the art of practice and performance

Graciela Ruiz, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

While the Madrigal Dinner is the most visible part of being in Madrigals, the first chance for the group to showcase their talents comes in October. A renaissance faire called Stronghold occurs from October...

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Fashion Club sponsors a “Glam Day”

Aspiring stylists come to Hoffman and treat students to hair and make up makeovers.
Kyung-Ae Prevost and Nayelli Toro October 10, 2019

Last week Fashion Club hosted a “Glam Day,” which not only gave an opportunity for Hoffman students to get dolled up, but also let beauty students from Tricoci University gain real life work experience.  “It’s...

(Left to right) Andrea Sayson, Ebere Chukwuyem. Daniela Martinez, Anna Zawistowski, Rama Hammad, Austin Tranchita, Shravi  Kothari, Jasmin Rodriguez, Jodee Capati, Miguel Alano, Brendan Gates

Rotary International treats students to a youth leadership retreat

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter April 17, 2019

What makes a good leader? I mean, we all have different definitions of what “good” is. Heck, I could ask three students, and they could all give me various meanings to the word “good.” So, I’ll...

The amusing, unforgettable fall play

The amusing, unforgettable fall play

Mimes and Zombies and Kittens - Oh My! is a unique mix of comedy and fun.
Katelynn Nguyen , Staff Writer November 8, 2018

Audiences who see this year’s fall play “Mimes and Zombies and Kittens - Oh My!” will walk away with an unforgettable experience filled with laughter and amusement. The play opened November 8...

Mentors met their mentees during their first major event at Prairie Stone Center on October 2nd.

iCompete Mentors: changing the future hawks for the better

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter November 4, 2018

iCompete was established in 2012 and originated from the Palatine Park District/High School. John Ulrich and Barbara Nocula, both Hoffman teachers, were asked to create a similar program by former principal,...

Marching Band, a community of musicians focused on progress

Alexis De Ocampo, Staff Writer October 8, 2018

Being a part of the Marching Band community isn’t just about working and marching together; it is about each individual’s responsibility to make the community thrive. Brendon Gates, junior trombonist...

Interact Club volunteers at the Hawk Hustle on September 17.

Interact Club promotes interaction, volunteerism

Rabiya Salman, Staff Writer September 29, 2017

​​Students​ ​at​ ​HEHS​ ​are​ ​making​ ​a​ ​tremendous​ ​difference​ ​to​ ​their​ ​community​ ​while​ ​they have​ ​fun​ ​and​ ​learn​ ​as​...

National Honor Society seeks scholars, community-minded students

There is still time to become a part of this society. Applications for NHS are due Tuesday, September 12 by 3 p.m.
Cody Mui, Staff Writer September 11, 2017

It has already been a month since school started, and that means that clubs and activities are also ready to get rolling. The Hoffman Estates Chapter of the National Honor Society is no exception. First...

Driving simulator offers real-life opportunity

Driving simulator offers real-life opportunity

Operation Click is a club that offers unique opportunities for students to learn while doing.
Rabiya Salman, Staff Writer February 7, 2017

Operation Click recently held a driving simulator event at the basketball game, which was a blast for students as they had a chance to virtually "drive a car." A steering wheel was used to navigate...

New Club: Health Occupations Students of America is ready to compete

HOSA is a club that is similar to BPA (Business Professionals of America) except for the fact that students will compete in health care industry-related events.
Mihir Patel, Staff Writer September 14, 2016

  The Health Occupations Students of America Club had its first meeting on Wednesday, August 31, and it was nothing short of a success. So many students with a passion to go into the health care...

Hoffman’s BPA members compete, gain real-world skills, and make connections

Business Professionals of America President Shreyas Gandlur discusses the background of the club as well as some of the successes.
Barathkumar Baskaran, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

Business Professionals of America is a club that encompasses a wide range of events ranging from Java Programming to Extemporaneous Speech with several events focusing on business-related topics. Shreyas...

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