The Hawk Eye

Teacher Tea: Mr. Mennsfield

Art 1 teacher Valento Mennsfield grades his student’s art pieces. This is Mennsfield’s first year working as an art teacher at a high school.

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

January 30, 2020

Eight-year-old Valento Mennsfield always wanted to emulate his father. He found his father’s work ethic to be his best quality. One night, Mennsfield curiously walked into the living room to find his father sitting in front of the dimly lit television, sketching something on a big yellow notepad. As he ...

Vaulting to Success

Junior Lucas Huckeba jumps 13 feet while pole vaulting. He practices almost every day during fourth period and after school. “To be a good pole vaulter, you need to be a good athlete,” pole vault coach David Brown said. “It always helps to have good speed, and the main thing is that you’re not scared of getting up on a tall stick 16 feet in the air.”

Hailey Dirks and Kate Knauff, Reporter

January 28, 2020

As junior Lucas Huckeba sprints down the lane as fast as his legs can take him, the world blurs around him. He focuses on his hands holding on to the pole that will, in seconds, launch him ten feet into the air. At the last second, he plants the pole into the ground and launches into the air. His stom...

Bake it ‘til you make it

Sophomore Audri Fleming smiles as she bakes cookies for a customer. Fleming has been baking since eighth grade and plans to attend the Culinary Institute of America after high school.

Leila Olukoga and Malley O'Carroll, Reporter

January 24, 2020

Her passion for baking started with helping her family in the kitchen at Christmas time. Her first baking responsibility was getting to mix in the chocolate chips into the cookies. It was one time of the year where she got to see her green snowman spatula and it always brought her joy.  Sophomore...

A Unique Streak

Senior Grace Kang practices her part for the upcoming musical. Although she plans to study visual art in college, she hopes to continue playing violin in future musical performances. “If I have the opportunity to get paid to play in different musical performances, that would be awesome,” Kang said. “I would definitely sign up for that.”

Kate Haas and Henry Hays

January 23, 2020

The conductor takes his bow and holds up his baton. The full symphony orchestra readies itself to tell the story of a man yearning to be free. The violinist feels the weight of the music -- the powerful moment of sharing someone’s story with the world. She thinks to herself, “I’m going to miss...

Teacher Tea: Nickerson

English teacher Kimberly Nickerson aids a student in finding a book for Sustained Silent Reading (SSR). The students have SSR time almost everyday to sharpen their understanding and reading skills.

Mia Nguyen, Reporter

January 9, 2020

Everything about New York is bustling. Busy streets, businessmen hastily getting on the subway or hailing a cab and a multitude of people moving where there is adventure. Many people dream about moving to the Big Apple seeking opportunity, English teacher Kimberly Nickerson traded New York for the comfort...

End of a chapter

Librarian Liz Harrison hugs chemistry and physics teacher Dr. Kathleen Holly at her reception. Harrison will retire on Dec. 20 to travel with her husband.

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

December 20, 2019

After 26 years of librarianship, 10 served at Hebron, librarian Liz Harrison has decided to retire. Harrison said she chose to retire to travel across the world with her husband.  “My husband is an executive for HPE, Hewlett Packard Enterprises, and he is the director of all the Americas,” Ha...

Charging into the Big Ten

Senior Darius Snow poses with a football while wearing Michigan State merchandise. Snow will be graduating early on Jan. 2nd.

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

December 20, 2019

It’s an ordinary day for 16-year-old Darius Snow: attending classes, chatting with friends and preparing for the game after school. That is, until head football coach Nick Saban of the University of Alabama took a trip all the way to Carrollton to pay Darius a personal visit. Saban pulled Darius from...

Stressed out: students reflect on stressors in school

Stressed out: students reflect on stressors in school

Hailey Dirks and Yasmin Haq

December 19, 2019

  Working Student: Junior Hannah Davis After an eight-hour school day, it’s straight home to change into her work uniform and then out the door for the long drive to work for junior Hannah Davis.  Davis works around 30 hours a week as a shift manager at Blaze Pizza in Frisco. She ...

A change in character

Senior Faiz Rajwani helps at the Dallas Headquarters Ismaili Center on Dec. 14. He helps out every other Saturday to support his religious community.

Ashna Haiderali, Reporter

December 18, 2019

He walks into the small, cramped classroom, staring at the disheveled floors 135 orphaned girls sleep on every day with two thin blankets to cover them. Cooking themselves three meals a day and without a single clue about menstrual hygiene, they live in fear not knowing if they will get out. Sadness t...

Teacher tea: Coach Hill

World history teacher and football coach always makes time for family.

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

December 11, 2019

He parks his car in the driveway at about 5:30 every night after school. He exits the car and walks toward his favorite tree: the worry tree. He rubs his palm on the tree, relieving himself of all the worries and stresses of his day before he enters his home. He does this so he has ample energy when he ...

Making history

Senior Mariah McCardell smiles to the crowd during a football game at Coppell on Oct. 4. McCardell is the first African-American captain for Silver Wings.

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

December 6, 2019

Making it big in the dancing industry was 13-year-old Mariah McCardell’s dream. Ever since she was 2 years old, she was dancing in her living room, asking her mom if she could become a ballerina. Her mom would always respond with, “OK, you have to get potty trained first.’’ McCardell wanted n...

Classroom to Catwalk

Junior Cinta Isom waits backstage during the International Fashion and Food Festival on Nov. 23. “It was a really big rush to walk town the stage and have all the cameras pointed at you,” Isom said. “I was so nervous backstage I was shivering.” Isom modeled dresses from Macys and traditional Indian clothing.

Katlynn Fox, Reporter

December 2, 2019

She sits backstage at her very first fashion show: shaky, shivering, adrenaline pumping. She tells her mom she doesn’t know if she can do it, but as soon as she steps onto the runway, a rush of excitement takes over as the cameras start flashing.  Junior Cinta Isom officially started modeling during her sophomo...