The Hawk Eye

Aiming for state

Aiming for state

Shalu Kattuvelil, Feature Editor

February 8, 2018

Last year, senior Sade Oyedipe submitted one of her pieces “Cheese Dreams” to the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) where her piece received a superior rating and was sent to region. Working on two pieces to submit for VASE on Feb. 10. Oyedipe aims for her pieces to make it to the state level. ...

Zenith: the highest point

Zenith: the highest point

Harper Lee, Photo Editor

February 6, 2018

On Jan. 22, author and alumna Lindsay Cummings and co-author Sasha Alsberg visited the school to present their bestselling book, Zenith. Alsberg and Cummings held a book talk Q&A, and signed and sold copies of their book. Alsberg is a popular Booktuber (a YouTuber who reviews books) with a f...

One year later

One year later

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2018

More than a cause

More than a cause

Syeda Rizvi, Entertainment Editor

December 23, 2017

Through the roar of the crowd and feeling of a thousand gazes fixed upon her, she felt the doubt creep in. Despite three years of experience in dance, junior Jenna Huang deals with this feeling every time she performs in front of the school during a pep rally or in front of her class at the Danci...

A home for Chloe

A home for Chloe

Shalu Kattuvelil, Feature Editor

December 20, 2017

Before junior Chloe Bergman was even born, her birth mother already had plans for her; those plans included finding a new family for Chloe who could offer her a better life. Chloe’s birth mother found Mark and Christina Bergman, who wanted a child but could not have their own. Chloe’s birth mother’s...

Making of a musical

Making of a musical

Yasmin Haq, Social Media Manager

December 12, 2017

It’s a Tuesday afternoon, and although school is dismissed, things are in full swing in the fine arts hallway. Rehearsal is until 6 p.m., and actors are in the choir room practicing with orchestra for the first time. Tech theater students are spread thin, doing whatever they can to make progress on th...

Age is just a number

Age is just a number

Shreya Rao, Managing Editor

December 8, 2017

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Stroke of talent

Stroke of talent

Aparnna Manoj, News Editor

December 7, 2017

The floor around the pool is splashed with water as senior Mackenzie Garcia dives in. She uses long strokes, trying to swim across and back, to beat her previous record. Her most memorable moment is doing just that, getting out of the pool, looking over to her coach and seeing him beam with pride as...

Taking cancer a day at a time

Taking cancer a day at a time

Sydney Gray, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017

When computer science teacher Jared Stites awoke in the middle of the night to his wife crying out in pain, he had no idea that it would be the night his family’s life would be turned upside down. With an unceasing pain near her spleen, a series of scans concluded the problem was something Jared sai...

From mind to film

From mind to film

Tatiana Calzado, Opinion Editor

November 27, 2017

It starts with an idea. An idea that can come from lucid dreaming to real life experiences. That idea then becomes a story, and the story becomes a film. Senior Ian Castillo always felt he was different; by the way he thought, by the way he did things, he knew he was different. Castillo was alw...

The seizure that saved his life

The seizure that saved his life

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017

He wakes up to the blinding light of his hospital room; the room was mostly silent, apart from the whirring of the machines regulating his heart rate and his tense breathing. What happened? The last thing he remembered was walking out of class at the Learning Center and talking to another stu...

A battle worth fighting

A battle worth fighting

Shreya Rao, Managing Editor

November 15, 2017

Softball coach Terry Drain remembers the day his dad changed forever. It was the day that led to eight years of constant reminders of what his name was. It was the day Terry had been expecting for some time. It was the day his father was officially under the effects of Alzheimer's. O...