For the love of engineering

Kyung-Ae Prevost and Nayelli Toro

March 13, 2020

Hoffman Estates High School hosted its annual Rube Goldberg event in order to get elementary school kids excited about engineering. This event involved schools from all around the community solving a simple task in a really complicated way. Wayne Oras, a PLTW teacher at HEHS, mentions that the...

The musical, Chicago, takes center stage

Graciela Ruiz, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

This year's musical, Chicago, will entertain and inform. The musical begins this Wednesday and is not one to miss. “This show is something that no school in D211 has done before," said Andrew Luswick, a senior and a lead actor. "With mature themes like murder and adultery and the power to explo...

The HEHS Dance Show brought the variety, diversity, and passion

The HEHS Dance Show brought the variety, diversity, and passion

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

January 28, 2020

Ever get that sudden feeling to get up and vibe with the music you listen to? Whatever song it is, it causes you to let your body free and experience the beat and tempo.  Well, some HEHS students experienced that feeling on January 24th and 25th as they performed in our very own dance show, revealing a wide ...

Poms squad works hard, supports each other like family

Rylee Johnson, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Hoffman Estates High School's Poms squad has worked hard this year and it shows. The team is a family, which has helped it to be successful this year. “The coaches are great and I made so many friends," said Annel Wipachit, sophomore. "It feels like a family.” The team performed a coordinated...

HEHS community, students enjoy sweet treats for a great cause

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

November 23, 2019

Ever get that weird craving for sweets? Yeah, me too! For those that craved cupcakes, HEHS hosted its annual Cupcakes with Friends event last month, and it was, indeed, a sweet success. Cupcakes with Friends originated nine years ago at a local junior high. The event has been relocated to HEHS because...

Halloween fun fills HEHS hallways

Halloween fun fills HEHS hallways

Rylee Johnson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Adorable, fun, and sweet are just three words that describe Hoffman’s annual community Halloween event.   “Seeing all of the kids and their costumes and (hearing their) stories is so cute," said Kirsten Coakley, English Department. "I think it’s a safe event where parents can bring their kid...

Art show brings together high school, middle school artists

Art show brings together high school, middle school artists

Jennifer Hernandez-Mena, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

HEHS Creature Art show offers high school and middle school students a chance to discuss art, share snacks, and talk about what it is like to be in high school. “This is an opportunity to close the gap between middle school and high school and to make the transition from middle school to high scho...

Fashion Club sponsors a “Glam Day”

Fashion Club sponsors a “Glam Day”

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...

Music classes allow students to express themselves

Jailine Toro, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Music classes at HEHS can be a way for students to improve as musicians and have a place where they can express themselves emotionally. “It affects me in a positive way because it gives me [an opportunity] to express myself,” said Takuto Kato, sophomore. “Music helps me create a world of my o...

HEHS Math Team shows grit in first home meet, wins competition

HEHS Math Team shows grit in first home meet, wins competition

Jodee Capati, Lead Writer

October 2, 2019

Hoffman Estates High School’s Math Team started its competitive season with a “positive slope” as they garnered an overall 1st place in their first math meet. On September 27, the team held its first competition at HEHS. Students readily prepared for their meet with practice hours after school,...

John Emiliano is committed to SOARing like a Hawk

Jodee Capati, Lead Writer

September 27, 2019

What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming king/queen? • I think my participation throughout the many clubs and activities at school has allowed me to really reach many different people and truly become a Hoffman Hawk and [be able to] SOAR. What has been your biggest accomplishment...

Manny Valencia ensures students feel welcomed at HEHS

Manny Valencia ensures students feel welcomed at HEHS

Jodee Capati, Lead Writer

September 27, 2019

What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming king/queen? • I get along well with everyone and don’t have any problems with anybody. I always try my best so that every student feels included and welcomed in any sport or club that I am involved in. I am a leader among my activities...

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