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New Voices: a chance for change

New Voices: a chance for change

Aparnna Manoj and Yasmin Haq

October 20, 2018

Among the many people in the Texas Association of Journalism Educators (TAJE) Annual Convention, there are many students in pursuit of a career in journalism in order to make their talents seen, their voices heard and to have a chance at making a change in the world. Student publications, such as ne...

The talent behind the test

The talent behind the test

Mrunmayi Sathaye, Feature Editor

October 19, 2018

Out of the 16,000 students who became a national merit semifinalist this year, 12 students came from Hebron. This Q&A focuses on four of these students, exploring who they are behind the scores.   Brendan Glascock Question: How does it feel to be a national merit semifinalist? Did ...

Students share plans after early graduation

Students share plans after early graduation

Yusra Waris, Editor-In-Chief

October 18, 2018

Courtney Carroll, senior Graduating: December 2018 Intended college: Brigham Young University Intended major: Special education   Question: Was graduating early something you had in mind when you entered high school? Why? Answer: “Not at all. It was random. I considered my options a...

The people behind Pride

The people behind Pride

Sydney Gray, Opinion and Entertainment Editor

October 10, 2018

Walking down the streets of Dallas on Pride Weekend is no average stroll. Rainbows flood the streets, pride flags cover the sky and attendees in elaborate costumes and attire fill the gaps between buildings. However, despite all that catches your eyes during Pride Weekend, for senior Hafsa Hanafi, the mo...

Five, Six, Seven, Nate

Five, Six, Seven, Nate

Kate Haas, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Back handsprings, cartwheels, walkovers: tumbling is a physically and mentally challenging sport. It can take years to learn each movement and even more to link them together. Sophomore Nathan Drew has been honing this skill since he was in third grade, and has now brought his talents to the Hebron cheer...

Musical Madness

Musical Madness

Sydney Shinkle, Reporter

October 8, 2018

It began with a simple advertisement listed in the Dallas Observatory. Listed under the entertainment section was a children’s production of “The Sound of Music.” After going to the theater to see the musical with her sister and father, then first-grader, Addie Thrower was determined to make the spot...

Teacher Tea – Ms. Perkins

Teacher Tea – Ms. Perkins

Kate Haas, Reporter

September 19, 2018

Teacher Tea is a new series that, in an attempt to humanize teachers, allows them to share personal stories about their life, their past and other moments that shaped them into the person and teacher they are today. Every few weeks, The Hawk Eye will feature a new teacher.   The American Dream...

English 4 teacher awarded LEF grant

English 4 teacher awarded LEF grant

Harper Lee, Reporter

September 18, 2018

Last year, Jeanny Haneline applied for an Lewisville ISD Education Foundation (LEF) grant in order to help her English class for a future project, and recently found out she won a $1,305 to use for her project. “In order to let my kids read some different types of books, I decided to apply for...

Earning the Stripes

Earning the Stripes

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

September 13, 2018

“Honor, courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, courage, community strength, humility, and knowledge.” These are the ten amendments or tenets Taekwondo students recite after bowing in. The amendments remind students of their obligations to the martial arts, fellow classmates, teachers and...

Finding her Rhythm

Finding her Rhythm

Kate Haas, Reporter

September 12, 2018

With her heart pounding in her chest, sophomore Michelle Arriaga climbs onto the gleaming podium to conduct her first halftime show. Exposed and elevated before the entire stadium, Arriaga feels the excitement of a live performance rush through her. Looking out across the entire band and knowing tha...

Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds

Yusra Waris, Mrunmayi Sathaye, and Yasmin Haq

June 8, 2018

Foreign lands beckon countless families and individuals to leave behind a world they are familiar with for the unknown. Internal tensions, economic opportunities and education are just a small portion of concerns that run through a family’s or individual’s mind when they make the decision to leave their homelan...

This is not me

This is not me

Shreya Rao, Managing Editor

June 1, 2018

It wasn’t laziness, being unmotivated or careless. It was a real problem. Anytime Gerrod Cleburn read a passage or flashcards he instantly forgot it. Any attempt he made at getting through his primary or secondary education seemed fruitless. Gerrod’s condition was first observed in the 4th...