Students’ guide to D211’s Career Expo

Students’ guide to D211’s Career Expo

Emily Hunt, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


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Are you thinking about applying to college or for a job one day? Do you have some free time on your hands now, or will have some this summer? Are you looking to gain some experience in a specific career area? If any of these questions apply to you, then the D211 Career Expo is for you. “It's a great...

Practicing towards perfection

Practicing towards perfection

Kaylee Pryble, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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They say practice makes perfect, and the Hoffman Estates High School music students are definitely practicing towards perfection. “I originally started on the piano and took classical lessons, but it personally wasn’t my thing,” said senior Grant Le. “What really got me interested in music...

Seniors prepare for life beyond HEHS

Seniors prepare for life beyond HEHS

Steven Hereth, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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The most important time for high school seniors is approaching quickly. This is the time at which many students are applying to colleges. Students all over the school talk of scholarships, recommendation letters, and getting into the school of their dreams, while many other students still do not know...

Poetry Power to empower Hawks to share, appreciate original poetry

Jodee Capati, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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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...

Social media can be used for positive, negative

Social media can be used for positive, negative

Jade Ogunmodede, Staff Writer

November 25, 2017


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Bullying is an issue that mostly occurs in the lives of high schoolers online and on social media. “Bullying happens mostly on social media,” said Amanda Woszczak, science department. Teachers like Woszczak do notice some type of teasing and bullying going on, but sometimes it really isn’t bullying. “It...

Fall play Radium Girls premieres this week

Fall play Radium Girls premieres this week

Sarah Hazenfield, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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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


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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

October 27, 2017


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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 t...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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​...

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