HEHS’ Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web, a play about friendship

HEHS’ Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web, a play about friendship

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

April 24, 2019

This year's spring play, Charlotte’s Web, combines comedy and tragedy as two characters befriend one another and save each other from the feelings of being forgotten and gone. English Teacher and Director Denise Gilbert chose this story as this year’s spring play because she found it to be an...

Rotary International treats students to a youth leadership retreat

Rotary International treats students to a youth leadership retreat

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

April 17, 2019

What makes a good leader? I mean, we all have different definitions of what “good” is. Heck, I could ask three students, and they could all give me various meanings to the word “good.” So, I’ll rephrase… “How do you become a successful leader?” Eleven Interact Clubstudents took part...

Skyhawks secure third place in Midwest region competition

Skyhawks secure third place in Midwest region competition

Graciela Ruiz, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The Hoffman Skyhawks deserve praise for many things, and of all those qualities what stands out the most is the commitment and hard work the team displays. Spending day after day in grueling practices, memorizing counts and perfecting tosses, the Skyhawks created a fantastic routine that dazzled both the s...

Resource officer already making an impact at HEHS

Resource officer already making an impact at HEHS

Unique Figueroa, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

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 takes first place at Building STEAM event

HEHS takes first place at Building STEAM event

Abby Frank

March 11, 2019

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

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

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...

Winning is sweet when a team is built on respect

Winning is sweet when a team is built on respect

Shyne Alvaro, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

While winning is the main goal of competitive sports, it's not always the most rewarding. Instead, the memories that come from playing on a team that respects each other become more valuable. The respect not only shows in a person's character, but also in how he plays. “I really appreciate our overall...

Girls’ basketball team shows strength on the court

Girls’ basketball team shows strength on the court

Shanthini Satheesh Kumar, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

This season, the girls’ basketball team gave their ultimate best this season. The girls made sure to bring out their competitive nature on the court. They put up a great defense against their opponents. The girls showed power and passion throughout the season and worked hard together. “We h...

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

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...

HEHS’ 4 for 4: Four reasons the Dance Show is a must see

HEHS’ 4 for 4: Four reasons the Dance Show is a must see

Jodee Capati, Lead Reporter

January 25, 2019

Will the $4 be worth it? Read the article and find out! I’m not a dancer, and I’m sure that not everyone in the audience will be; I didn’t even watch the full rehearsal. Why would I? I didn’t want to spoil it for myself myself. I did see, however, how much talent and effort the dancers hav...

Improvement, perseverance: Girls’ volleyball achieves both of these goals this season

Improvement, perseverance: Girls’ volleyball achieves both of these goals this season

Graciela Ruiz, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Girl’s volleyball this season was a season devoted to improvement and perseverance. While a change in coaching can be tough, the team held up under the pressure. Coach Patrick Moran has expressed his pride in the hard work of the varsity team. “I am very proud of the girls with all that we...

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