The Hawk Eye

An Unexpected Leap

Color guard director Justin Sullivan watches the halftime show as the color guard performs along with marching band. Before every game, the whole group practices their performance as Sullivan gives directions. “They are great students, they work hard and want to get better and learn new things,” Sullivan said.

Sarosh Ismail, Reporter

September 19, 2019

As the sun sets, painting the sky with bright colors of orange, blue, and yellow, the crowd cheers wildly for the band as they start marching onto the field. Filing in behind them, dressed in navy glitter leotards and holding bright blue flags, the color guard weaves through the band students and take thei...

Music That Means Something

Senior Ian Mathews poses with the DJ controller he uses to mix music. Mathews not only DJs and creates remixes, he also makes his own music. “I started getting more into the modern electronic scene and I wanted to DJ,” Mathews said. “After DJing for a while, I knew I wanted to start making music.”

Katlynn Fox, Reporter

September 18, 2019

He sits down at his desk with his laptop and headphones, head full of harmonies. He begins to write out a string of chords and melodies that morph into different synths and sound designs. After he moves on to drums and fine tunes a beat, all the essentials are present. For hours on end he experiments...

Capturing Every Moment

Junior Heather Nixon holds the camera she uses in yearbook. Nixon takes pictures not only for the yearbook, but also for paid photo shoots she does outside of school. “Last year I created an Instagram just for my photography and a website for my portfolio which now also has [photography] services too on it,” Nixon said. (https://heathernphoto.wixsite.com/photo)

Sarosh Ismail, Reporter

September 10, 2019

As junior Heather Nixon takes her photos, she attempts to capture the emotions of faces, each curve and crease telling its own story. Nixon is an aspiring freelance photographer who is never without her camera. When she started high school, she discovered her true love and talent for the art and h...

In the spotlight

Senior Ashley Newman performs for the Houston crowd on July 22. She sang her single

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

September 9, 2019

The moment she steps on stage, cheers from the crowd bounce off the walls. Her voice rings throughout the venue, invigorating the crowd. Hundreds of fans from across the country attend her shows, anticipating the unique sound and vibrancy she brings to the stage. Senior Ashley Newman’s love for...

A Step Above the Rest

Rezazadeh performs “The Wrong Side of the Tracks” with the The Cavaliers. The show included music by Christopher Rouse, Thomas Newman, Donald Grantham, Mike McIntosh and Clif Walker and placed fifth at the DCI World Championships.

Kate Haas, Managing Editor

September 6, 2019

He walks onto the field of Lucas Oil Stadium to the sound of a full crowd cheering. He sets up his microphone with the pit and finds his starting position on the field to perform in Drum Corps International World Championship Finals. He’s rehearsed for countless hours, played reps over and over again...

Moving Up

Principal Amy Boughton poses with the HHS wall in her office.  Boughton moved into her office the weekend after her appointment on June 20.

Yasmin Haq, Editor-In-Chief

August 28, 2019

There’s a lot to get done before the school year starts. Move into the office. Check. Hire new staff members. Check. Host administration training. Check. Meet with the staff. Check. Orientation. Check.  Finally, it’s the first day of school. Ever since she stepped into the school, life has been n...

A New Legacy

Choir director Alexander Carr teaches the soprano girls choir group during his second day at Hebron. Carr has already made a comfortable environment and connections with his students. “I’ve only met a handful of them, but I’m interested in finding out more about them,” Carr said.

Sarosh Ismail and Arisha Hirji, Reporters

August 26, 2019

As he waits for the first period bell to ring, Alexander Carr glanced around to make sure everything is in place. He is apprehensive about meeting the expectations of the students, but excited to start off a brand new year with a new group. Kids begin piling into the room and sitting on the risers, awai...

Teacher Tea: Chad Prock

History teacher, Chad Prock poses in front of his classroom during his conference period.

Rija Waqar, Reporter

May 18, 2019

He uses a hook to grab a snapping snake by its neck, contains it in a bag, and takes it to the rattlesnake roundup in Sweetwater, Texas. Going out to West Texas - a craggy desert, full of rocks and burrows with rattlesnakes - history teacher Chad Prock was no stranger to the creature, having participati...

Speaking it into existence

Sophomore Rachaelle January poses with a picture of her mom. Despite the difficulties her family has faced, Rachaelle said she is determined to bring them back together.

Yusra Waris and Aparnna Manoj

May 17, 2019

In a cozy white town home in Portland, Ore., Rachaelle January’s mom is preparing for a special day: Rachaelle’s 7th birthday. She clears the room of furniture, mixes the perfect combination of soap and water, and pours the slippery mixture on the hardwood floors -- turning the house into a “...

Running to Heaven

Cafeteria employee Sarin Lam poses for a photo. She shared her story of immigrating to America in 1975.

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

April 5, 2019

At around 20 years old, cafeteria employee Sarin Lam began the run from her country, Cambodia. During the Vietnam War, Lam’s country was taken over by communists, forcing her family to move into Thailand’s refugee camp. Americans came to the camp with sponsors in America for Lam and her husband, all...

Teacher Tea: Mrs. Harrison

Librarian Liz Harrison poses on her couch within her office.

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

March 11, 2019

Librarian Liz Harrison has been content with her life since childhood. Although she grew up in a family with four other siblings with struggles for money, she was the first to attend college. “We were very poor,” Harrison said. “But we didn’t know we were poor. My mother did everything. ...

Green thumb, Gold Award

Green thumb, Gold Award

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019

Sporting a bright sun dress, 7-year-old Raiya Shah joins her dad at their brick-rimmed garden, eager to assist him as they plant and care for the seeds that would soon produce watermelons and pomegranates. Together, they refresh the soil, bury the new seeds and seedlings and periodically water the...