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The Hawk Eye

Hebron High School News Online

The Hawk Eye

Hebron High School News Online

The Hawk Eye

Sophomore Unaiza Khakoo poses with a jean jacket she painted. Khakoo will sell art pieces like this to raise money for an organization named Art From the Streets as a part of her Girl Scout gold award. “The gold award for Girl Scouts is the highest project you can do and the highest honor you can achieve,” Khakoo said. “In the project girl scouts are told to choose an issue they see in their community and find a way to combat it.”

Painting away the pain

Kate Knauff, News editor February 10, 2020

As sophomore Unaiza Khakoo’s hands grip the paintbrush, she thinks about what her next piece will be. She listens to the steady swish of the paint against the canvas, and feels her stress slowly slip...

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.

Teacher Tea: Mr. Mennsfield

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...

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

Leila Olukoga and Malley O'Carroll 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

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, Web Editor 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

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

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

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

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

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...