King Candidate: Brandon Hall

King Candidate:  Brandon Hall

Jacquelyn Folmar, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


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Q: What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming king? A: I'm just a very friendly person that gets along with everybody. Q: What has been your biggest accomplishment during high school? A: My biggest accomplishment has been being able to be an athlete and participate in...

Queen Candidate: Jordyn Fera

Queen Candidate: Jordyn Fera

Barathkumar Baskaran, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


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Q: What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming queen? A: I think I am very spirited. I am very active in the school. I work hard at school and I don't let up. Q: What has been your biggest accomplishment during high school? A: Maintaining a good GPA. Being on NHS. Third...

Queen Candidate: Molly Rustay

Queen Candidate: Molly Rustay

Harpreet Auby, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


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Q: What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming queen? A: I am honest, genuine, and I like to get to know the student body. And, I love being involved in the community. Q: What has been your biggest accomplishment during high school? A: My biggest accomplishment is getting...

Queen Candidate: Jenny Nailor

Queen Candidate: Jenny Nailor

Aiswarya Baiju, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


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Q: What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming queen? A: I am a dedicated student, involved in school, play 3 sports, am friendly to other students and passionate about what I do." Q: What has been your biggest accomplishment during high school? A: I received a scholarship...

King Candidate: Tim Kelly

King Candidate: Tim Kelly

Alyse Leonard, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


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Whether he is on stage or behind a camera, Tim Kelly knows who he is and how to use that to connect with others. "I love to dance. It's just a good way to express myself," said Kelly ('16). Kelly also expresses himself through film-making. "It's just a good way to get it all out," he said. When...

Queen Candidate: Ena Sabanagic

Queen Candidate: Ena Sabanagic

Tayyibah Ahmed, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


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Q: What qualities do you have that would make you a great homecoming queen? A: I care a lot about the school. My first priority is the school. I also want to make a [good] impact on the school on and the students. Q: What has been your biggest accomplishment during high school? A: Getting [the...

Chemistry students defend research to peers, teachers, administrators

Jacquelyn Folmar, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015


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Hoffman's sophomore accelerated Chemistry classes presented polymer products to peers and faculty in a new format from years past. Students tested given polymers and then designed and conducted experiments to improve a polymer's property for a product. Then, with their group of three, the groups pres...

The WOW Project is here: See how you can join in on the fun

Lubna Hashim, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015


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You've seen it in the halls. You've seen it in the cafeteria. You've even seen it in the bathroom--- it's The WOW Project! The Wardrobe of Words is all about people caring more about how they say what they really want to say. Kids nowadays forget the intricacies of language, and the WOW Committee...

Blessings in a Backpack: Another example of how Hawks SOAR

Aiswarya Baiju and Jaynika Patel, Staff Writers

March 18, 2015


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Hawks go out of their way again to help others in need. We SOARed again! Many people don’t know about this new initiative that takes place in our school since the beginning of this school year. This organization is called Blessings in a Backpack. The name explicitly suggests the meaning of the organization;...

Physics teacher, DWTHS winner Patrick Swanson discusses hard work and dedication

Anbar Zaheed and Neha Patel, Staff Writers

March 18, 2015


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This year’s Dancing with the Hawks Star was none other than everyone’s favorite physics enthusiast, Mr. Patrick Swanson. Along with the incredibly talented Henry Woo (’15), the two gave a power packed performance, not forgetting to sport hawk pride in their costumes as well. Swanson has always...

Never too late to start planning your own Bûche de Noël victory

Shreyas Gandlur, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015


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Four cakes. Six competitors. One winner. The tenth annual Bûche de Noël bake-off took place prior to the holiday break and it still sounds so sweet. Savannah Mote (‘16) won the event for her first time. She placed fourth out of a field of seven last year. “It was a piece of cake, a pretty sweet...

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