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...

Marching Band season filled with positive notes

Marching Band season filled with positive notes

Kyung-Ae Prevost, Reporter

December 5, 2019

After weeks of preparation in the sweltering summer heat, the marching band put on great shows all throughout the fall season. Director Hannah Drake said that it was this year where the students felt the most positive and encouraged to do better. When asked to point out a specific memory from this...

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...

Juniors win Powder Puff

Kyung-Ae Prevost, Nayelli Toro, and Jailine Toro

September 27, 2019

Despite many hardships, the Powder Puff junior girls swept the crowd off their feet with a remarkable win. The odds were against them due to the difference in the amount of players on each team and the bias of the crowd leaning towards the senior team. However, they prevailed and ended up taking the...

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...

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