The Hawk Eye

It’s a Colorful Life: Neurological condition cross wires sophomore’s senses

It’s a Colorful Life: Neurological condition cross wires sophomore’s senses

Olivia Bragg, Staff Writer

February 5, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Graphic by Caryn Corliss [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]It wasn’t her fault. She never understood why her peers could finish problems so quickly. Her face turned red at the fifth grade graduation ceremony during recognition for outstanding math ...

Teacher finds link to grandfather’s past at sea

At the helm of the ship

Chae Park, Opinion Editor

December 16, 2013

Senior refines artistic abilities in New York

Senior refines artistic abilities in New York

Allison Thornton, Reporter

November 4, 2013

Parent by morning, coach by night

Parent by morning, coach by night

Matthew Rutherford, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]The two of them together make for a cheerful atmosphere, one that resembles enthusiasm for the game they love. The pair shares something that most fathers and their sons would want to have: The privilege of being together on the same field on Friday nights. Brian...

Former drug enforcement agent takes up teaching

Sanobar Chagani, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_gallery type="flexslider_style" interval="3" images="1505,1504,1503,1502,1501,1500" layout="3" gallery_style="1" onclick="link_image" custom_links_target="_self" img_size="900x600"][vc_column_text]Drug dogs and K9 officers surrounded the Louisiana auto shop. Over the...

Juniors raise awareness for doctors ‘sans frontiers’

Juniors raise awareness for doctors 'sans frontiers'

Ridah Syed, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]As the classroom lights dimmed, the SmartBoard screen lit up to life. The young man showing the presentation spoke with conviction and passion about different organizations set on the desire to help others. Junior Abhipsa Das, a sophomore at the time, watched...

Picture Perfect: Camera integration aids art curriculum

Sanobar Chagani, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

Among the sounds of chattering students, a respected voice can be heard from down the hallway. Inside the classroom, the teacher tries to explain photography with images from the Internet instead of cameras, desperately trying to inspire a young mind, yet without proper equipment. In hopes of sharing...

Latin students ‘Rome’ through Italy

Shivani Bhatnagar, Feature Editor

April 19, 2013

Over 2,000 years ago the Roman Empire reigned over a massive expanse of land across the European peninsula. For nearly two centuries, the rich Roman culture affected the terrain, and although nature has partially eroded evidence of this once world power, the ties that bind this land to its opulent history...

Tale of Two Schools: Athlete plays lacrosse for Plano West

Matthew Nguyen, Editor-In-Chief

April 19, 2013

He makes his way down the field in full gear, raindrops bouncing up against the turf. In one hand he holds a titanium stick, in the other his helmet. Eye black covers his face. He passes by a group of younger boys on the sideline. A few years back, he was just like one of the boys, eagerly standing by,...

Baby steps, long strides

Abortion was never an option for sophomore Madie Mckasson and junior Brandon Van Kuilenburg. Their daughter, Skylar Ainsley, was born at 10:12 a.m. on April 5 at the Medical Center of Plano.

Jacy Marmaduke, Editor in Chief

April 20, 2011

Teacher keeps youthful flare as career winds down

Physics teacher Jim Stockton teaches his students how to use dimensional analysis.

Luke Starnes, Sports Editor

February 23, 2011

Every morning before school, physics teacher Jim Stockton waits patiently in line at the local Whataburger. Nearly every time he orders, it's a Whataburger with cheese, no onions, extra tomatoes and a little extra mustard. Even though jalapeño peppers affect him a little more than they used to, he still...

Former peace corps volunteer changes focus to classroom

Former peace corps volunteer changes focus to classroom

Madelyn Albracht, entertainment editor

November 20, 2010

The alarm was set early, the coffee on auto-brew. Waking up near dawn to give a student before-school tutorials is just another part of the job. But starting out the day being stood up by a student did not come in the description. It's days like these that Government teacher Travis Fitzgerald pulls out...