Resource officer already making an impact at HEHS

Resource officer already making an impact at HEHS

Unique Figueroa, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019


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This Hoffman Estates High School detective wants to help people and make an impact on students’ lives. “My role in the school is to ultimately keep the school safe, but to also be someone’s outlet,” said Richard Rebmann, HEHS school resource officer. “I want to hopefully make an impact on...

HEHS gymnasts’ trip to State Series creates confidence for entire team

HEHS gymnasts’ trip to State Series creates confidence for entire team

Mikala Janicki, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

The state series for Hoffman Estates High School girls gymnastics was not necessarily about the destination but the journey and impact it has had on the team. “Everyone started the season concerned about how they could do their part, which is a great concern to have,” said David Calisch, head...

HEHS takes first place at Building STEAM event

HEHS takes first place at Building STEAM event

Abby Frank

March 11, 2019


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Hoffman Estates High School took first place at the Building STEAM event held Thursday, February 21st. Hoffman's creative students put a lot of work and imagination into their piece, From Peace to Chaos, and it truly showed. “My goal was to create something that had never been seen before out of th...

Who’s WHOSSICAL in the musical?

Who’s WHOSSICAL in the musical?

Jodee Capati, Christopher Ramirez, and Bu-turab Ahmed, Staff Writers

March 6, 2019


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This year’s musical is a well-known classic to people who believed in their imagination and people who have limitless creativity. This year’s musical focuses on the fictional characters that brought different perspectives about life. This year’s musical is the Seussical. What’s What? When we look at the p...

Rube Goldberg team is going to Nationals

Rube Goldberg team is going to Nationals

Abby Frank, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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The HEHS Rube Goldberg team took first place at the Rube Goldberg competition held Saturday, February 23, and now they’re going to Nationals. “It’s been a great experience. I didn’t think about winning as being the goal,” said Shraddha Zina, sophomore. “I’m obviously glad we did win...

Detective Allen leaves lasting impression on HEHS students, staff

Detective Allen leaves lasting impression on HEHS students, staff

Jodee Capati, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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Officer Allen ended her three-year contract with HEHS on January 18. During Allen's time at HEHS, she formed multiple relationships with the students, staff, and parents. “[My boss] told me I’d be a good fit here,” Allen said. “I built a lot of close relationships because of my personality...

Poetry Power empowers individuality

Poetry Power empowers individuality

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, People of HEHS, Showcase

Poetry Power has been created in honor of National Poetry Month, yet a few are aware of it. It is an event meant for both students and staff to gather and celebrate their love for poetry. Karissa Kalnas, last year’s winner, joined Poetry Power last year as a sophomore and was surprised and proud...

iCompete Mentors: changing the future hawks for the better

iCompete Mentors: changing the future hawks for the better

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Clubs, News, People of HEHS, Showcase

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...

HEHS Band’s “Sounds of the Stadium” Concert: from bleachers to center stage

HEHS Band’s “Sounds of the Stadium” Concert: from bleachers to center stage

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under News, People of HEHS, Showcase

Our very own HEHS Band is known for performing at bleachers, both in the gym and at Garber Stadium, and I got to witness their performance up close during their concert. 138 HEHS Band members, along with 28 color guard members, performed on October 17, 2018 in the main gymnasium of HEHS. Drum M...

What keeps HEHS running from day to day?

What keeps HEHS running from day to day?

Kyung Ae Prevost, Adele Shirkey, and Farzana Dawood

October 5, 2018


Filed under News, People of HEHS

Students may come to Hoffman Estates High School everyday and not realize just who keeps this school running. Adults who work as janitors, student supervisors, and bus drivers do a lot of work that goes unnoticed in a student’s day to day schedule. “I get all of the buses ready every morning for all of the dri...

Homecoming kick-off assembly energizes HEHS community

Homecoming kick-off assembly energizes HEHS community

Jodee Capati, Staff Writer and Photographer

September 25, 2018


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Variety, talent SOAR at this year’s Variety Show

Variety, talent SOAR at this year’s Variety Show

Jodee Capati, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

I had the opportunity to see Hoffman Estates High School SOAR at this year's Variety Show. Producing this show takes an effort on the part of students and staff. From September 20-22, Directors Jason Stevens, English, Erika Bromley, English, Juan Medina, art, and Christina Ordonez, technology office, wor...

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