HEHS demonstrates diversity through the arts

Daniela Martinez, Staff Writer February 20, 2020

Hoffman Estates High School ended the first semester with a showcase of student talents and a celebration diversity.  The Fine Arts Assembly featured performances from the Symphonic Winds, Jazz band,...

Vox is a club for both the trained and the novice singer

Vibha Ranganathan, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

Vox is a contemporary a cappella group for the non-singer. It encourages people to step out of their comfort zone and experiment with their voices. “[We work on] A capella pop music. We imitate instruments...

The Madrigals are dedicated to the art of practice and performance

Graciela Ruiz, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

While the Madrigal Dinner is the most visible part of being in Madrigals, the first chance for the group to showcase their talents comes in October. A renaissance faire called Stronghold occurs from October...

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...

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...

TikTok entertains but also offers creative expression

Rylee Johnson, Staff Writer September 13, 2019

TikTok is taking over. But is it here to stay? Fans of social media who spend more than 60 minutes on their phone every day have no doubt heard of TikTok, formerly known as Musical.ly, which was launched...

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...

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...

The group poses in a subway station in Berlin.

HEHS German students go on summertime exchange to Germany

Jarrett Kolodij, Staff Writer November 4, 2018

“It’s something that no one regrets.” These are words from the German Teacher at Hoffman Estates High School, Frau Brew, when asked about the German Exchange program offered at the school. Every...

The challenge of not being from here or from there

Cindi Perez, Staff Writer October 25, 2018

Even though HEHS is one of the most diverse high schools in Illinois, those who make it diverse often cannot even speak English. “I think I have learned to respect immigrants especially teenagers...

Marching Band, a community of musicians focused on progress

Alexis De Ocampo, Staff Writer October 8, 2018

Being a part of the Marching Band community isn’t just about working and marching together; it is about each individual’s responsibility to make the community thrive. Brendon Gates, junior trombonist...

A variety of talented individuals made this year's show a memorable one.

Variety, talent SOAR at this year’s Variety Show

Jodee Capati, Staff Writer September 25, 2018

I had the opportunity to see Hoffman Estates High School SOAR at this year's Variety Show. Producing this show takes an effort on the part of students and staff. From September 20-22, Directors Jason...

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