The Hawk Eye

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.”

Vaulting to Success

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...

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.

Bake it ‘til you make it

Sophomore starts bakery business
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...

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.”

A Unique Streak

Senior becomes first orchestra member to be four-time All-stater
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...

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.

Teacher Tea: Nickerson

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...

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.

End of a chapter

Librarian is set to retire at the end of the semester
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...

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

Charging into the Big Ten

Senior set for early enrollment at Michigan State
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...

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...

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

A change in character

Senior’s experience in India leads him to a life of community service
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...

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

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...

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.

Making history

Senior is first African American Silver Wings captain
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...

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.

Classroom to Catwalk

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...

Vitt delivers a monologue on stage as Juliet during dress rehearsal. She was cast to play the main role of Juliet in theater’s fall production. “It’s a different feeling spending months with the same group of people working for the same thing and then you actually get to show it to people,” Vitt said.

A Double Feature

Junior cast for two lead roles
Sarosh Ismail , Reporter November 21, 2019

Dressed in an elaborate costume, the little girl sings and dances around the living room while she sings her favorite song. She dreams of being on stage and doesn’t realize her dreams weren’t so unattainable....

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