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...

Nick Johnson believes being involved has made his time at HEHS most memorable

Nick Johnson believes being involved has made his time at HEHS most memorable

Jodee Capati, Lead Writer

September 27, 2019

What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming king/queen? - The qualities that would make me a great homecoming king are my academic qualities, my involvement in the school, and my overall character. Through activities and sports like football, track, and NHS, I’ve been able to...

Omar Arroyo has worked hard to overcome obstacles

Omar Arroyo has worked hard to overcome obstacles

Jodee Capati, Lead Writer

September 27, 2019

What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming king/queen? • The qualities that I have that would make me a great king would be that I’m a great team member, a good member of my community, and a [positive] representative of Hoffman. What has been your biggest accomplishment...

Amiyah Moore celebrates HEHS’ creativity

Amiyah Moore celebrates HEHS’ creativity

Jodee Capati, Lead Writer

September 27, 2019

What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming king/queen? - I’m very accepting and compassionate which I think are two qualities that really embody the culture and the atmosphere of HEHS. What has been your biggest accomplishment during high school? - My biggest accomplishment...

The fans bring the spirit

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Kyung-Ae Prevost and Nayelli Toro

September 13, 2019

Vibrant colors filled the stands, while cheers and chants flood the ears of the supporters and opponents. The blinding lights coming from each corner illuminate the night. It was as if everyone could hear the nervous drumming of the football players' hearts. The energy of the crowd made an impact thro...

Get in the Ring

Jayley Fairgrieves, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

It is four o’clock in the morning on a weekday. While everyone else in the house is sound asleep, you have already begun to make your oatmeal, which you are heavily sick of but it was either that or a half dozen raw eggs...yuck... It is now time for your morning exercise routine, which is rather...

Students belt out their feelings, opinions

Nayelli Toro, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

A young girl sits in the back of the room with a disinterested look planted on her face. Teenagers roam the room, dancing, singing, and just having the time of their lives. Songs she isn’t familiar with are blasting through the black speakers across the room. I don’t fit in, she thinks to herself,...

NHS’ first-ever “Pies 4 Smiles” is a huge success

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

April 25, 2019

For the past few years, National Honor Society chooses to host its “Dunk Tank” fundraiser for a specific purpose. This year, NHS chose to create a “Pies 4 Smiles” fundraiser, where four teachers were nominated to get “pied” in their faces by selected students. “We kind of collaborated...

Annual HEHS activity continues to connect school, community

Annual HEHS activity continues to connect school, community

Kathryn Sklena, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

The Amy Rudolph tournament has been an annual activity every February for the last 38 years at Hoffman Estates High School. The tournament brings together the school community, as well as the outside community and those who live in the area. The event is “a fundraiser basketball tournament for high...

Hoffman Hawks show off at Fine Arts Assembly

Graciela Ruiz, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

The Fine Arts Assembly is just one of the many assemblies that Hoffman Estates High School holds throughout the year, but it holds a particularly special role; the assembly allows students to see all the talent their school has to offer and allows them to see the results of the hard work of their peers. “I...

Poetry Power empowers individuality

Poetry Power empowers individuality

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

December 4, 2018

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...

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