Poetry Power to empower Hawks to share, appreciate original poetry

Jodee Capati, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, People of HEHS, Student Life

Poetry Power is an open mic event that allows both students and staff to share their personal poetic writing. “We (staff) inspire the students, and the students inspire us as well,” said Therese Loncaric, special education department, who created the event last year along with Terri Berkowitz...

Fall play Radium Girls premieres this week

Fall play Radium Girls premieres this week

Sarah Hazenfield, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

It’s that time of the year again. This year the drama department brings you a play with a little​ ​history​ ​involved.​ ​It’s​ ​called​ ​Radium​ ​Girls. The story takes place between 1918-1928 in New Jersey, when the element radium was very popular, hence the name. People w...

HEHS students score front row seats at Hamilton

HEHS students score front row seats at Hamilton

Rabiya Salman, Staff Writer

November 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Thanks​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Gilder​ ​Lehrman​ ​foundation,​ ​Hoffman Estates High School ​U.S.​ ​History​ ​students​ ​had​ ​the opportunity​ ​to​ ​see​ ​the​ ​Broadway​ ​musical,​ ​​Hamilton,​ ​​​on​ ​October​ ​19th.​ ​Gilder...

HEHS students, staff make Halloween special for the community

HEHS students, staff make Halloween special for the community

Jodee Capati, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

I think it’s fun to be decorating with friends and make new friends along the way, and it’s very fun to see the kids come in to just receive candy and see their adorable costumes. - Mallika Patil, Senior I think this is a nice experience for the kids. They have a nice community to ...

Two​ ​new​ ​math​ teachers show​ ​grit​ via rap, humor

Two​ ​new​ ​math​ teachers show​ ​grit​ via rap, humor

Jodee Capati, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In a ​friendly​ ​competition​ ​during homecoming week, Math Teachers ​Patrick​ ​Moran​ ​(known​ ​as​ ​Math-Man-Moran) and ​Vito Anzalone ​(also​ ​known​ ​as​ ​Mr.​ ​Anzamoney)​ ​agreed​ ​to​ ​a​ fun little - at first - ​​Twitter​ ​competition...

The effectiveness of multitasking

Wiktoria Blacha, Staff Writer

October 7, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Multitasking has been a debatable topic. Whether students are effectively doing their homework and contributing to the quality work, distractions may take full effect when working on multiple tasks at a time. In Hoffman Estates High School, multitasking occurs to everyone, everywhere. Many people...

Commentary: HEHS Homecoming Court 2017

Commentary: HEHS Homecoming Court 2017

Alyvia Moore, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under People of HEHS, Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming week is an excitement-packed couple of days that students look forward to from the first day of school. Each day is accompanied with a sporting event, hallway decorating, and spirit theme dress-up days for students. With this year's theme, "Decades," our school was transformed into a beautiful...

HEHS​ ​Homecoming​ ​to celebrate ​​past, present via ​theme​ ​“Retro​ ​Rewind”

HEHS​ ​Homecoming​ ​to celebrate ​​past, present via ​theme​ ​“Retro​ ​Rewind”

Jodee Capati, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Get ready​ ​to​ ​groove​ ​to​ ​the​ ​beat​ ​of​ ​the​ ​greatest​ ​event​ ​of​ ​the​ ​school​ ​year:​ ​Homecoming​ ​2017. The theme​ this year makes this year's Homecoming event more unique and special. “Retro​ ​Rewind”​ ​is​...

National Honor Society seeks scholars, community-minded students

Cody Mui, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Clubs, News, Student Life

It has already been a month since school started, and that means that clubs and activities are also ready to get rolling. The Hoffman Estates Chapter of the National Honor Society is no exception. First and foremost, NHS is looking forward to welcoming all new prospective members. Applications have...

2017 Variety Show Preview

2017 Variety Show Preview

Kaylee Pryble, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Q:​ ​What​ ​is​ ​your​ ​act​ ​in​ ​this​ ​year’s​ ​V-Show? A:​ ​I​ ​am​ ​singing​ ​and​ ​playing​ ​ukulele. Q:​ ​What​ ​piece​ ​will​ ​you​ ​be​ ​performing​ ​and​ ​how​ ​did​ ​you​ ​choose​ ​it? A:​...

It doesn’t pay to cheat

Santina Herrera, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Halfway throughout the test, you look around and you see a student looking at another students test copying their answers. You keep taking the test so you can finish and not worry about the student cheating because the teacher might walk around and notice that a student is copying their answers on the...

The plight of women in Pakistan

Shivani Vyas, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under People of HEHS, Student Life, Uncategorized

Domestic violence, lack of education and childhood marriage: these scenarios seem extreme to American women but represent a way of life for those in Pakistan. As early as 10, women are pressured to think about their future: marriage. Since in Pakistan fairness is considered beautiful, parents force...

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