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...

A basketball season to remember

A basketball season to remember

Anand Krishnan, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

In these COVID-19 times where everyone has had to adapt to unique circumstances, the HEHS boys basketball team has also had to adapt to be able to play the game they love. “This COVID season is kind...

Geraldyne Guzman has found art to be a helpful outlet for her this year, spending her extra time at home creating this collage on her bedroom wall.

Class of 2021 keeps sights set on finishing year strong

Abby Frank, Lead Reporter January 14, 2021

Watching the seniors graduate and finish off their final semester virtually last year, I think we all sympathized with their situation. Now, as a senior myself, I'm realizing even more just how hard...

Feature Focus: When good relationships go bad

Feature Focus: When good relationships go bad

Toxic relationships can be painful; trusted friends, family members can be key to finding peace in a damaging situation.
Trinity Burgess, Staff Writer December 22, 2020

He got into the car and left and didn’t come back until the next day. He said that because he was working on his recording gig, she should support him and let him use her car whenever he needed it. She...

Boulder Canyon, Colorado Springs is Abby Frank’s favorite rock climbing destination.

Fearless Abby Frank is a role model for her peers

Frank tackles rock climbing like she tackles all aspects of her life, with enthusiasm and a positive attitude.
Anand Krishnan, Staff Writer December 22, 2020

Senior Abby Frank has a number of talents, but it is her competitive rock climbing passion that truly sets her apart. Frank competes at the Vertical Endeavors Gym in Glendale Heights and is the captain...

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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

HEHS found a new way to celebrate homecoming and involve students as much as possible
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...

Science Teacher Barry Jeong shares an important reminder with HEHS seniors.

Senior parade celebrates students, offers opportunity for farewells

Graciela Ruiz, Staff Writer May 18, 2020

Hoffman Estates High School held its first ever Senior Parade on May 13. For two hours, teachers lined up around the school, waving, smiling, and cheering with signs in their hands and balloons on their...

Pamela Ivanova: the girl behind the camera and the senior year video

Pamela Ivanova: the girl behind the camera and the senior year video

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter May 14, 2020

We’ve heard rumors of a “senior year video” ever since the beginning of our senior year.  Let’s meet the girl behind the camera, the brain behind the idea: Pamela Ivanova. Pamela Ivanova is...

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