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

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 and sing like soloists. And don’t forget the beatboxing. Anybody can do it and it’s a...

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 4th to October 6th, and gives the madrigals troupe the opportunity to perform for other faire-goers. For...

Fashion Club sponsors a “Glam Day”

Fashion Club sponsors a

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 a fun day to introduce people to Fashion Club and things they can do for their caree...

Rotary International treats students to a youth leadership retreat

(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

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 rephrase… “How do you become a successful leader?” Eleven Interact Clubstudents took part...

The amusing, unforgettable fall play

The amusing, unforgettable fall play

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 and runs through November 10. The Hoffman Estates High School Theatre is presenting a unique play that...

iCompete Mentors: changing the future hawks for the better

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

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, Jim Britton. The program is focused on helping elementary students from John Muir through conn...

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 and sectional leader, knows that after hard work improvement follows. “Marching Band makes ev...

Interact Club promotes interaction, volunteerism

Interact Club volunteers at the Hawk Hustle on September 17.

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​ ​while​ ​volunteering​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Interact​ ​Club.​ ​The​...

National Honor Society seeks scholars, community-minded students

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 and foremost, NHS is looking forward to welcoming all new prospective members. Applications have...

Driving simulator offers real-life opportunity

Driving simulator offers real-life opportunity

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 through the streets that appeared on the television screen, almost as if they were playing a game...

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

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 industry attended, to the point where a lot of them were forced to stand outside the classroom beca...

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

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 Gandlur ('16) is the president of BPA and participates in Java Programming and Parliamentary Procedure...