2021 AP Exams: Expectations and Preparation

Abby Frank, Lead Reporter May 22, 2021

As AP Testing for the 2020-2021 school year is wrapping up for some and still on the horizon for others, students have spent a lot of time learning what strategies are effective for them, particularly...

Class of 2021 looks to the future as graduation nears

Class of 2021 looks to the future as graduation nears

Anand Krishnan, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

As the Class of 2021 prepares to graduate and end four memorable years at Hoffman Estates High School, many are in the process of planning for college and exploring potential majors.   Pooja Khatri,...

AP Bio students gain hands-on experience during labs

AP Bio students gain hands-on experience during labs

Daniel Lee, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

Seniors in AP Biology at Hoffman Estates High School have had to deal with shortened blocks, online learning, and little to no hands-on experience. However, the ability to come in for Academic Support...

HEHS speech team's journey leads to state competition

HEHS speech team’s journey leads to state competition

Fenella Cassandra Ibias, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Passion is one of the most beautiful things life has to offer. In fact, individuals may never really know themselves until they start developing one of their passions. Writing, painting, singing, and...

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Election 2020: Those who cannot vote still find ways to make a difference

Paige Schneider, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

Many HEHS hawks have been surrounded by an influx of political information in the digital age. Teenagers now, more than ever, are fully immersed in the political scene by sharing and receiving information...

Afternoon tutoring sessions offer students additional academic support

Abby Frank, Lead Writer November 3, 2020

With the countless changes in students' school schedules this year, a sense of normalcy can be a big help, which is exactly what the HEHS afternoon support sessions provide. Students can come either...

Standardized testing looks different, but it remains critical for students

Anushka Singh, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

As schools continue to navigate uncertainties due to the coronavirus, the most challenging task is to hold the SAT testing in their centers. However, the top priorities for the College Board are the health...

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Staying motivated during remote learning is a work in progress

Fenella Cassandra Ibias, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

Remote learning has become the first resort for many schools to continue teaching over the past few months due to COVID-19, and the struggles have just started to become real. Hawks are scrambling to...

Once Upon a Pandemic

Once Upon a Pandemic

Nayelli Toro, Kyung-Ae Prevost, and Abby Frank October 13, 2020

Although remote learning has brought great difficulty this year, Hoffman Estates High School found a way to celebrate homecoming despite unusual circumstances. This year, HEHS worked alongside Schaumburg...

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Applying to college in the midst of a pandemic

Abby Frank, Lead Writer September 24, 2020

When it comes to applying to college, the process is stressful no matter what’s going on in the world, but during a global pandemic, it makes sense that students are concerned about what their next steps...

Fuscone demonstrates perfect form in a competition last year.

Brooklyn Fuscone breaks personal record, pool record

Abby Frank, Lead Writer September 22, 2020

Brooklyn Fuscone, senior on the HEHS Girls’ Varsity Swimming and Diving team, proved to everyone this past Wednesday that the pandemic is not slowing down her season as she broke not only her personal...

HEHS students offer thanks to frontline workers

Paige Schneider, Staff Writer June 12, 2020

While people were stuck at home under Coronavirus restrictions, many Hoffman Estates High School students have been wondering how to help out the community and support healthcare workers on the frontlines...

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