The Hawk Eye

Business club finds its way into the limelight

Matthew Rutherford, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

The Business Professionals of America (BPA) club will compete at the state competition in March after all six of its members successfully advanced past the regional stage in January. The state competition will take place March 5-8 in Houston. This is the second consecutive year that members of the...

Students to compete in art competiton

Megan Oosthuizen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] The Visual Arts Scholastic Expedition (VASE) will be held on Feb. 15 in Arlington from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Art students will show off their best work in any medium at the competition with the opportunity to be showcased at numerous art galleries around th...

Latin students set record number of state qualifiers

Junior Heath Koch dressed as Charon, a figure in Greek mythology, for the costume contest.

Christina Nguyen, News Editor

February 13, 2014

A school record of 36 Latin students are advancing to the Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) state competition in April by placing first or second at the Area C convention. Earning a total of 82 awards, students competed in various events at the convention on Feb. 8 at Austin College. “The...

Library offers “Blind Date” books for Valentine’s Day

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Olivia Bragg, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Photo by Olivia Bragg [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]In honor of Valentine’s Day, the library is checking out “Blind Date” books starting today, Feb. 10. Students can pick a wrapped book off the table, unwrap it outside the library, read at l...

Students released early due to compounding snow

Farhan Ahmad, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2014

Hebron choir members go to San Antonio for concert

Choir members Michkael Rumpuff, Patrick Warren, Kathryn Brode, Gillian White and Kaylee Hairel pose outside of the school. All five members will be performing at a concert in San Antonio for making the All-State choir.

Olivia Bragg, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Provided by LISD [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Five choir members will perform in the All-State concert at the Henry B. Gonzalaz Convention Center in San Antonio on Feb. 12-15. All choir members who went to the area competition on Jan. 11 in Abilene...

Going Green: Band sponsors recycling drive to fundraise

Danish Asif, Staff Writer

January 24, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]The band is hosting its first Recycle Day Fundraiser  on Jan. 25, from 9 a.m-1 p.m. Anyone can drop off recycled items in any condition, such as electronic devices, cell phones, sporting goods and computers at the band circle in front of the freshman center....

District hosts temporary flu shot clinic

Caryn Corliss, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] The district will be hosting a flu shot clinic from 5-7 p.m. on Jan.23 at the Student Services Administration Building (400 West Main St., Lewisville) that will be provided by Care Van, a mobile immunization program. “The populations that are most...

Teachers aim to bring games into classrooms

A study by Richard Blunt, a director for the Department of Defense,
shows the effects of classroom games on students’ grades.

Christina Nguyen, News Editor

January 7, 2014

A newly formed group, called G4M1NG for Learning (G4L), is exploring game-based learning (GBL) and "gamification" of the classroom by bringing together teachers throughout the district. The team launched the program on Dec. 3, and there are 26 teachers participating in the program. GBL combines entertainmen...

Murky Waters: Annual River Walk draining postponed

Murky Waters: Annual River Walk draining postponed

Farhan Ahmad, David Chambers, and Christina Nguyen

October 19, 2013

Three staff members competed in a contest for the Texas Association of Journalism Educators on Oct. 19. They were asked to explore the city, write and post an article on the prompt “keeping the river clean” in five hours. Below is the result of their work.

Date for student fair tickets extended

Date for student fair tickets extended

Christina Nguyen, News Editor

October 15, 2013

Due to rainfall on Fair Day, State Fair of Texas officials announced that student tickets will be valid until this Sunday. “With the return of Big Tex this year, this Fair is on target to be among the most successful yet,” state fair President Errol McKoy said. “We know the inclement weather...

Introducing Assistant Principal Obenhaus

Obenhaus at her new desk in the Administration Office.

Allison Thornton, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013

Assistant Principal Amy Obenhaus is the newest addition to the school’s administrative team. Born and raised in Carrollton, Obenhaus has a personal connection with the city she works in. She previously taught at Killian Middle School as an English teacher. Hoping to inspire students through education...