Adventure Gym takes students out of their comfort zone

Lubna Hashim, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015


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Recently, HEHS began offering Adventure Gym to juniors and seniors. What is Adventure Gym? Should I take it? Well, according to students like Melissa Shah, a junior, it's "very exciting and enjoyable." The class so far has covered team building and rock climbing. A majority of students who have...

Class clubs offer an opportunity to be a part of the action

Barathkumar Baskaran and Shreyas Gandlur, Staff Writers

January 23, 2015


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Class Clubs organize some of the school’s most prominent events from prom to homecoming decorations to even playing a presence in the community. However each club plays its own role at HEHS. Freshman Class Club Sponsors: Kelly A. O’Connor, Kerri Largo Events Organized: “We participate in t...

Tis the season to celebrate friendship

Tis the season to celebrate friendship

December 18, 2014


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This time of year, it's important to celebrate friends. Check out a new slideshow devoted to Friendsgiving. Thanks to all students who sent in some fun photos. Keep tweeting out your photos for this section!

Insuring that iPads are safe, secure, and…not lost

Harpreet Auby, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


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The sheer amount of planning that goes into protecting these expensive iPads is amazing. It is a collaboration of school authorities, district administrators, and local law enforcement that all protect this investment of the future. The work of these people ensures that every iPad, whether lost or stolen,...

College night gets students’ wheels turning about the future

Camille Arce, Jalaj Haryani, and Preena Patel, Staff Writers

December 3, 2014


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This year College Night was held at Palatine High School. There were hundreds of D211 D211 students taking an advantage of this opportunity by starting their search for the perfect college. “I gained a lot of new information,” said Riya Raval (‘16). Raval started off by asking the college representatives...

Operation Snowball – an opportunity to truly belong and be a part of positive change

Miraj Shah, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


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Operation Snowball is an international drug-use prevention program that focuses on empowering today’s youth to live a drug-free life. It is founded on the basis that one positive impact on one person can in turn produce greater positive results from a community. “It is essentially the snowball...

Best Buddies committed to friendship, acceptance, and awareness

Best Buddies committed to friendship, acceptance, and awareness

Indira Escalante, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


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Being a peer buddy equals being a friend and a leader. “Best Buddies helps students understand that friendships are commitments. Once they are formed, they’re bonded forever. In this way the community grows,” said Heidi Davey, English teacher and Best Buddies sponsor. Best Buddies is a formal...

Homecoming 2014 may be in the past, but the memories live on

Homecoming 2014 may be in the past, but the memories live on

October 28, 2014


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Check out some highlights from Homecoming Coronation, the Homecoming Football Game, and the Homecoming Dance.

Fashion Club Q&A

Anbar Zaheed and Neha Patel, Staff Writers

October 5, 2014


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Students from the Mario Tricoci Beauty School visited HEHS this month to offer some pampering, loads of styling. This is just one perk of being a part of fashion club. Participants were able to get their hair and nails done and have a relaxing treat after a long day of learning, while learning more about...

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