The Hawk Eye

Lifelong roller coaster

Lifelong roller coaster

Yasmin Haq, Social Media Manager

November 13, 2017

Junior Elliott Saltar has Autism: Asperger Syndrome, to be exact. Diagnosed with Asperger's, a developmental disorder affecting communication and ability to interact socially, in 2007, Elliott has faced and overcome challenges throughout his life. Elliott takes all general education classes and h...

Hebron’s next top model

Hebron’s next top model

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2017

Light meal. Hair. Makeup. Practice. It is all routine for senior Skylar Boyd when it comes to preparing for photoshoots and fashion shows. The closer it gets to the shoot or show, the more hectic her schedule becomes. As a model under Diane Dick’s agency, Boyd has shot in New York and California...

Potential of a passion

Potential of a passion

Kellie Casburn, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Sophomore Jaylon Lott has a lot on his plate. It’s his second year of high school and he’s already found himself juggling a spot on the varsity football team, schoolwork and a hectic social life. Since he was 5 years old, Lott has had a passion for football. Lott’s family and the Dallas Cowboys w...

Shooting for the stars

Shooting for the stars

Sydney Gray, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017

Ever since he was young, junior Grant Shamblin said he has had a passion for fighting for what he believes in. Shamblin has been in debate since freshman year, and has managed to find his passion for law from debate even while participating in clubs and managing the stress of junior year. “I’m inv...

Steps to a better life

Steps to a better life

Kellie Casburn, Reporter

October 27, 2017

Sophomore Emily Alfaro said she was excited for her freshman year to start. She had secured herself a spot on the Silverwings and was eager to learn her way around a new campus. Little did she know, her plans for the next few years were about to change forever. In August 2016, Emily’s father, Caesar Alf...

Flips and flutes

Flips and flutes

Alyssa Abraham, Reporter

October 25, 2017

“Five, six, seven, eight.” Freshman Jacquelyn Burrer hears her coach’s voice echo through her mind as she finishes her last backflip. Then, she runs to the shiny silver instrument she calls her best friend. Burrer has a lot on her plate trying to balance both band and cheer. Her sister, La...

Dear Michelle,

Dear Michelle,

Shreya Rao, Managing Edior

October 23, 2017

It started as an idea. An idea to help others going through the same rough time as her. A way to make others welcome, when they felt the most alone. Within the past month, junior Michelle Nguyen faced tough family issues, which inspired her to create a system where she writes handwritten letters...

Small beads, big business

Small beads, big business

Shalu Kattuvelil, Feature Editor

October 20, 2017

Along with balancing academics and extracurricular activities, junior Murphy Carlson has managed to create her own online jewelry business. Carlson sells a wide variety of styles of handmade necklaces and bracelets internationally. Carlson first began creating jewelry in April, selling her je...

Doors wide open

Doors wide open

Syeda Rizvi, Entertainment Editor

October 17, 2017

Finding senior Chris Bedell can be difficult. Before school, he is likely at a club meeting leading worship or an early morning football practice running plays. After school, he might be at tutorials getting help with homework or volunteering with NHS. That is, if he’s not helping Student Council pai...

Next Generation follow-up

Next Generation follow-up

Yasmin Haq and Shalu Kattuvelil

October 17, 2017

Last year, six 8th graders were interviewed about their expectations for high school. Now freshmen, the same students participated in this follow-up to find out if their expectations have been met:       Courtney Case What extracurriculars are you taking? “I’m doing cho...

Puerto Rico: Not broken, closed for remodeling

Puerto Rico: Not broken, closed for remodeling

Tatiana Calzado, Opinion Editor

October 16, 2017

When the Category 4 storm hit Puerto Rico, fear conquered senior Kierstin Hanifan’s mind. With family on the island, she still has no way of knowing how they are due to the lack of electricity caused by the hurricane.   “[My family] was one of the first people to be hit,” Kierstin said. “Pu...

Broken to healed

Broken to healed

Sydney Gray, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017

When sophomore Ashley Newman entered high school, she had high expectations for her future: make good grades, join clubs, and become a varsity cheerleader. But when she broke her arm at practice in August of 2016, her world seemed to shatter with it. She couldn’t cheer anymore and would have to go th...