The Hawk Eye

Students to compete at VASE regionals on Feb 9

Students to compete at VASE regionals on Feb 9

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

February 8, 2019

41 students will compete at Regionals for VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event)  on Feb. 9 at Timber Creek High School. Students can enter up to two pieces, which will be evaluated by a juror through an interview. “[Students] have to answer questions knowledgeably and they have to explain their...

JSA holding food drive for federal workers

JSA holding food drive for federal workers

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019

Junior State of America (JSA) is raising food essentials until Feb. 8 for workers impacted by the government shutdown. All goods will be collected by second period teachers; the top two classes that raise the most materials will win baked goods. The government temporarily reopened on Jan. 25 after being shutd...

Hawk Activity Center in process of construction

Hawk Activity Center in process of construction

Sydney Shinkle, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The first steps of construction of the Hawk Activity Center have begun. The Hawk Activity Center is part of the $700 million 2017 bond package allowing upgrades across the district. The activity center is predicted to be finished by the school year of 2020 or 2021. The activity center, informally ca...

Registration for Career Out opens tomorrow

Registration for Career Out opens tomorrow

Mrunmayi Sathaye, Feature Editor

January 21, 2019

LISD is hosting Career Out - a day for seniors to job shadow executives, administrators, and team members from businesses in the LISD community. The portal to register opens Jan. 22 at 7 a.m. “This is the first time [this event is happening],” principal Scot Finch said. “We’ve got a lot of p...

Theater to perform “Newsies” this weekend

Theater to perform “Newsies” this weekend

Harper Lee, Reporter

January 19, 2019

The fine arts departments will perform “Newsies” on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m., Jan. 20 at 2 p.m., and Jan. 24, 25 and 26 at 7 p.m.   The cast is lead by senior Joseph Hoffman, who plays Jack, seniors Addie Thrower and Caitlin Kresta, who alternate nights as Katherine, senior Sahil Panjwani, who plays Da...

Prevalence of vaping impacts students and administrators

Prevalence of vaping impacts students and administrators

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

January 18, 2019

The U.S. surgeon general declared vaping an epidemic among the U.S. youth population on  Dec. 18, a little less than a month ago. At Hebron, 83 of the 100 students surveyed at random during block lunch, considered vaping prevalent or very prevalent. In the survey, 73 percent of students said vapi...

BlendED courses to become available next school year

BlendED courses to become available next school year

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

January 17, 2019

The school will offer blendED classes for the 2019-2020 school year, which will be available on the course selection sheet. “We just need to catch up a little bit,” principal Scot Finch said. “In the past, we’d offered blendED classes, but the students weren’t interested in them.” ...

Band to perform at TMEA All-Region concert

Band to perform at TMEA All-Region concert

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

January 16, 2019

Band will perform at the annual TMEA All-Region concert on Jan. 17 and 18 at John H. Guyer High School. The concert will include students across the state that have qualified for All-Region. Band members had to audition along with students from other schools. Overall, about 1,000 students auditi...

FCCLA holds 5k run to raise awareness about poverty

FCCLA holds 5k run to raise awareness about poverty

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

January 15, 2019

FCCLA sponsored a 5k run on Jan. 12 to raise money in order to help gain awareness about poverty. Coordinators and juniors, Leili Mostoufi and Lexi Pepper raised around $4,000, which will directly go to the group’s beneficiary: The Net. The Net is an organization directly helping people who have been af...

Band advances 23 students to area audition

Band advances 23 students to area audition

Kate Haas, Reporter

December 21, 2018

From the release of their audition music on Jul. 23 to the Region 2 Band auditions on Dec. 1, 23 students placed high enough in their respective sections to advance to the next stage of the TMEA All-State band auditions: Area. They are now expected to continue to work on the three etudes until Area au...

Choir to host winter concert Dec. 18

Choir to host winter concert Dec. 18

Heather Nixon, Contributor

December 17, 2018

Choir will host its annual Winter Concert on Dec. 18 in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Admission is free and DVDs will be available for purchase in the foyer. The choirs performing are Concert Men and Concert Women, led by assistant director Nathan Ratliff, alongside Bel Chanson and Acapella led by hea...

strEATZ & bEATZ to begin serving lunch after winter break

strEATZ & bEATZ to begin serving lunch after winter break

Yusra Waris, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2018

The strEATZ & bEATZ food truck, which has served breakfast every Wednesday morning from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for the last month, will begin serving only lunch after winter break. According to Community Impact, the food truck was the outcome of the partnership between the Aramark food service provider and the district to provide another dining option for students during the sc...