The Hawk Eye

Student Film Fest submissions due April 2

Student Film Fest submissions due April 2

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

April 2, 2019

The LISD Student Film Fest submission deadline is April 2 and will be followed by an award ceremony on May 16. “When the idea [for the film fest] first came up, it was to give students an authentic opportunity for them to produce work, whether it had to do with school work or it had to do with inter...

Choir to perform at UIL contest

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

April 1, 2019

Choir will perform at the annual UIL contests from April 2 - 4 at Byron Nelson High School. The contests will be held for all the schools in Region 2. Concert Men and Women, Belle Chanson, and Acapella will be participating in this event. Choir UIL consists of singing three practiced pieces and si...

Latin students go to Italy over spring break

Latin students go to Italy over spring break

Sydney Shinkle, Reporter

March 22, 2019

Over spring break, Latin students had the chance to partake in the bi-annual trip to Italy, where students all over LISD came together to travel to Italy and use their knowledge of Latin to gain further insight into different cultures and ways of life. “Travel to foreign countries is always beneficia...

Debate advances to TFA state March 14-16

Debate advances to TFA state March 14-16

Mrunmayi Sathaye, Feature Editor

March 7, 2019

Debate will go to the Texas Forensic Association’s (TFA) Annual State Tournament March 14-16 at Alief High School in Houston, Texas. This year, the team will be sending the largest number of people it has ever sent. Seniors Zoha Rizvi, Sunil Krish, Grant Shamblin, Evan Williams and Alyshu Lalani...

Studio Movie Grill provides jobs to special needs students

Studio Movie Grill provides jobs to special needs students

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

March 6, 2019

Twenty-two year-old Stephen Mentesana likes his job. He likes rolling the silverware, he likes refilling the ice for the soda machine and he definitely likes the free movies that come with the job. Mentesana is one of the students with special needs employed by the Studio Movie Grill in the Colony. T...

‘Digital Divas’ sends 17 students to computer science competition

‘Digital Divas’ sends 17 students to computer science competition

Sydney Shinkle, Reporter

March 5, 2019

This year, Hebron brought 17 girls to the Digital Divas computer science competition held on Feb. 2, more than any other year. This all-girls competition is designed to promote young women to pursue a STEM related field and introduce girls to computer science by allowing them to compete in different div...

Orchestra to perform at UIL contest

Orchestra to perform at UIL contest

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Orchestra will perform at the annual UIL contest from Feb. 27 through March 1 at John H. Guyer High School in Denton. Orchestra UIL consists of a two-part competition: three practiced pieces and one sight reading of a music piece that they have not yet seen. “[Orchestra director Matthew] Cautivar...

Choir to perform in ensemble showcase tonight

Choir to perform in ensemble showcase tonight

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

February 21, 2019

Twenty choir ensemble groups are performing in a showcase on Feb. 21 in the auditorium at 7 p.m. The showcase is free of charge to attend. The showcase is for the groups to practice performing music they will be using at the Solo & Ensemble Contest on Feb. 23 at Hebron against other LISD schools...

Funny Side Up to perform winter show

Funny Side Up to perform winter show

Harper Lee, Reporter

February 15, 2019

Funny Side Up, Hawk Theatre’s improv team, will present its winter show in the auditorium on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. Funny Side Up members have been working since September, meeting every Friday morning to prepare for shows and competitions against other schools. “The thing abou...

Students to compete at VASE regionals on Feb 9

Students to compete at VASE regionals on Feb 9

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

February 8, 2019

41 students will compete at Regionals for VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event)  on Feb. 9 at Timber Creek High School. Students can enter up to two pieces, which will be evaluated by a juror through an interview. “[Students] have to answer questions knowledgeably and they have to explain their...

JSA holding food drive for federal workers

JSA holding food drive for federal workers

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019

Junior State of America (JSA) is raising food essentials until Feb. 8 for workers impacted by the government shutdown. All goods will be collected by second period teachers; the top two classes that raise the most materials will win baked goods. The government temporarily reopened on Jan. 25 after being shutd...

Hawk Activity Center in process of construction

Hawk Activity Center in process of construction

Sydney Shinkle, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The first steps of construction of the Hawk Activity Center have begun. The Hawk Activity Center is part of the $700 million 2017 bond package allowing upgrades across the district. The activity center is predicted to be finished by the school year of 2020 or 2021. The activity center, informally ca...