The Hawk Eye

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.”

Music That Means Something

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...

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)

Capturing Every Moment

Junior grows personal photography business
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...

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

In the spotlight

Senior starts music career, tours the country
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...

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.

A Step Above the Rest

Senior spends summer with The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps
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...

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

Moving Up

Principal begins first year at Hebron
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,...

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.

A New Legacy

New choir director welcomed after 20 years
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...

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

Teacher Tea: Chad Prock

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...

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.

Speaking it into existence

Sophomore's optimistic outlook allows her to overcome her past

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...

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

Running to Heaven

Hebron employee shares experience fleeing Cambodia during Vietnam War
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...

Librarian Liz Harrison poses on her couch within her office.

Teacher Tea: Mrs. Harrison

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...

Green thumb, Gold Award

Green thumb, Gold Award

Senior grows herbs to facilitate nutritious diet for low-income families
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,...

Senior Hope Word poses at the Hotcake Hustle race while volunteering

A word of hope

Senior uses voice to back to the community
Sydney Shinkle, Reporter March 6, 2019

For many students, volunteering begins sophomore year. They get into clubs that require service hours in order to remain in the club. Volunteering hours are typically something students see as an obligation...

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