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Cheer places 14th at UIL state competition

The cheer team poses for a picture before they perform for the judges. Going into the competition, they hoped to place in the final 20. “We have pretty tough competition as far as there’s a lot of good teams, so our first goal was to make it to finals,” Jackson said.
January 26, 2020

The cheer team placed 14th at the UIL state competition on Jan. 16-18 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.  This is the fifth year the team has participated in the competition. Most of the seniors...

Soccer prepares for district season after tournament in Georgetown

Soccer prepares for district season after tournament in Georgetown
January 24, 2020

Boys  soccer is set to kick off district play on Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at home against Irving Nimitz. The team ended its preseason with a 2-4-2 record. “As of right now, we've gone through a couple...

Theater Company to Perform “The Little Mermaid”

Abby Vitt (Ariel) gets ready with help from the maids. The maids prepare her for Prince Eric's (Krishna Nair) ball.
January 22, 2020

Hawk Theater Company will perform “The Little Mermaid,” a musical about the Disney mermaid princess, in the auditorium Jan. 23-26.   “We’ve got tons of really talented young women at Hebron,...

School to implement arena scheduling for junior class

Counselors Kim Clingan and Justin Fields chat in the main hallway. Class registration information will be made available on Jan. 21 in order to to know what classes students want.
“So this gives a chance for students to actually see what their fall and spring schedules are before school gets out this year,” Clingan said.
January 21, 2020

Students will receive course registration information on Jan. 21 to pick which classes they want for the next school year. On April 6 -10, arena scheduling -- which allows students to arrange classes in...

Theater experiences changes after director leaves

Junior Michelle Arriaga helps coordinate a scene for the musical, “The Little Mermaid.” Head director Ramina Mirmortazavi chose to direct the musical this year instead of Heitzman because of her love for “The Little Mermaid.”
January 1, 2020

Theater will fill the technical director role with a long-term substitute next semester due to former head director Ryan Heitzman’s departure on Dec. 6.  Heitzman took an admin position in Dallas...

District postpones removal of middle school orchestra program

Creek Valley middle schoolers in the beginner orchestra play a Christmas song as a part of their winter concert performance. They had played along with the 7th and 8th graders in the higher orchestra while Michelle Kong, the director at Creek Valley and Arbor Creek, directed both of the orchestra groups.
December 20, 2019

Following student complaints, the district released a statement on Nov. 15 reversing its decision to consolidate middle school orchestra programs for the 2020-2021 school year.  At the Nov. 4 board...

Basketball to play Newman Smith Dec. 20

Sophomore Isaac Nguyen passes the ball to his teammate. They were practicing during fourth period for their upcoming game.
December 19, 2019

Boys basketball will play against Newman Smith on Dec. 20 in the main gym at 7:30 p.m. Their current record is 7-3.  Head coach Eric Reil said he has been trying to help the boys improve their endurance...

Teachers, students discuss how homework impacts stress

Teachers, students discuss how homework impacts stress
December 19, 2019

Textbooks, notes, highlighters and a computer clutter the desk. The clock reaches the early hours of a new day as the student is entranced by the incessant clicking of the keyboard; tired, irritable and...

Band to perform Christmas concert Monday

Junior David Howe plays fundamentals during a concert band rehearsal on Dec.10. Before working on music, every band class practices breathing, buzzing on brass mouthpieces and playing fundamental exercises to develop the sound of the ensemble.
December 13, 2019

Band will perform a Christmas concert on Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. The wind symphony, symphonic and concert bands are all performing a variety of tunes. The selection ranges from typical...

Choir to hold cluster concerts Dec. 3-5

Choir rehearses their choreography for one of their songs, “Mr. Santa,” on Dec. 2 during third period. “I’m excited to sing with the elementary and middle school kids,” sophomore Saara Sherali said. “It’s always fun to see how they sound and it’s a great way to encourage them to stay in choir.”
December 3, 2019

Choir is hosting its annual elementary and middle school cluster concerts in the auditorium on Dec. 3-5 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. “In each cluster, each middle school is fed by three elementary schools...

National Zoo continues effort to conserve animals

One of the three male lions on exhibit gets up to roar. Over the decade, lions have decreased by around 30 percent according to the Smithsonian, making them vulnerable to endangerment.
November 22, 2019

  It’s a gray, rainy day at the Smithsonian National Zoo, keeping visitors away and animals indoors. But, the cold drizzle doesn’t keep volunteers and employees, clad in red and gray, respectively,...

Reaching for the Stars

The band used star imagery throughout their show to align with the title
Band finishes in third at Grand Nationals
November 19, 2019

Band placed third at the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Nov. 16.  They were also invited to march in the 2021 Rose Bowl Parade and won the Outstanding...

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