Hebron High School News Online

The Hawk Eye

Hebron High School News Online

The Hawk Eye

Hebron High School News Online

The Hawk Eye

Sports Scores
A table is set up with trophies for the participants for the tournament at last year’s event on May 31, 2023.  (Photo provided by HBBC)
Band to hold golf tournament May 31
Mie Bakuya, Reporter • May 25, 2024

The band program will hold its eighth annual golf tournament on May 31 at Indian Creek Golf Course with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The event...

(Left to right) DFW residents Ana Szabo, Lacey Gee, Amy Nichols and Nick Adams pose for a photo at their event “Swifties in the Park” at Grandscape in The Colony on April 27. At the event, they held competitions ,such as spelling bees and “finish the lyric” for the attendees, in which winners were given vinyls and a goodie bag from the Swiftie Market. (Photo provided by @the13podcast on Instagram)
Lucky Number 13
Saahir Mawani, Design Editor • May 24, 2024

On Dec. 13, 1989, global phenomenon Taylor Swift was bornin the town of Reading, PA. Only two years later, in 1992, the KiddKradick morning show...

Senior Jimmy Sanchez and junior Grant Koch perform a scene during a dress rehearsal of “The Diviners” on April 18. This was the only show strictly performed by theater’s Silver Company this year.
For the applause
Krista Fleming, Managing Editor • May 23, 2024

The stage is dark.  Junior Grant Koch is in the same spot he has been in for what feels like a thousand times, surrounded by cast members...


  • 4 PM
    91 °
  • 5 PM
    91 °
  • 6 PM
    89 °
  • 7 PM
    87 °
  • 8 PM
    85 °
  • 9 PM
    83 °
  • 10 PM
    82 °
  • 11 PM
    81 °
  • 12 AM
    80 °
  • 1 AM
    79 °
  • 2 AM
    79 °
  • 3 AM
    78 °
  • 4 AM
    77 °
  • 5 AM
    76 °
  • 6 AM
    76 °
  • 7 AM
    76 °
  • 8 AM
    78 °
  • 9 AM
    80 °
  • 10 AM
    82 °
  • 11 AM
    85 °
  • 12 PM
    87 °
  • 1 PM
    88 °
  • 2 PM
    88 °
  • 3 PM
    88 °
  • 4 PM
    88 °
June 16
92°/ 76°
June 17
89°/ 75°
Patchy rain nearby
June 18
87°/ 73°
Patchy rain nearby
Print Edition

Band to host mattress fundraiser Feb. 4

Junior Jose Osorio (left) and senior Mie Bakuya (right) play their respective instruments, the clarinet and the bass clarinet at TMEA All-State. The band fundraises for events such as the one pictured. (Photo provided by Hebron Band Booster Club)

As a fundraiser, the band will sell mattresses from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the main gym.

“The fundraiser is a part of our overall fundraising package for the year,” head director Andy Sealy said. “We haven’t done it in several years, but this will be our fourth version of it. [The] last one was before [COVID-19], probably in 2017 or 2018.”

The main gym will be set up to mimic a showroom. People will be able to walk around and try mattresses from competitive name brands, similar to mattress stores. Along with mattresses, there will be pillows, mattress protectors, bed frames and adjustable power bases for sale.

“What’s really important is for everyone to come out and see it,” Sealy said. “If you’re in need of bedding, pillows or something like that, it’s a great opportunity not only to make the purchase you need, but to help the band at the same time.”

The fundraiser is being held to generate funds for the operating costs of the band. The money raised will also be used for repairs and upgrades on the equipment trailer.

“I’m hoping that we make about $30,000 or $35,000 overall,” Sealy said. “The expenses we’re operating on cost us around $140,000 to go to San Antonio for the band. [They] are some major league expenses.”

Unlike past fundraisers, like selling Butter Braids and cookie dough, the only thing required of the students is to provide contacts for outreach.

“This fundraiser is different from any we’ve done in the past,” freshman Thomas Du Fief said. “Even though it requires a little bit more organization on the band’s part, it’s tremendously easier for us and the buyers.”

Compared to the rest of the band, the student officers’ roles in the fundraiser are different. They have been spreading the word and will be volunteering on the day of the event to help guide everyone around the setup.

“Being an officer for this one, whereas for other ones I was a student, this one is a lot more behind the scenes type of work in regards to spreading the word,” drum major Noorain Aziz said. “ [Getting] it to be as successful as possible is the biggest difference.” 

The band  program hopes to continue this fundraiser in the future based on how successful it is this year. If continued, it will be put in a rotation to be held every other year or every three to four years.

“It’s a really unique opportunity to come and not only help the band, but also buy something that you really need that’s a long-term purchase for your family,” Sealy said. “Anybody can purchase them.”

Leave a Comment
More to Discover
About the Contributor
Siya Patel
Siya Patel, Reporter
Sophomore Siya Patel is a reporter and this is her first year on staff. She enjoys listening to music and traveling with her family.

Comments (0)

“The Hawk Eye” comment section welcomes engagement from readers. Within the comment section, we are dedicated to maintaining a respectful community; therefore, we reserve the right to protect the website from: derogatory comments, comments deemed to be spam, comments that include links that lead to harmful websites, comments using vulgar language and statements that attack another person. “The Hawk Eye” has the right to protect the website through removing comments that are viewed as harmful. We will make every effort to maintain the integrity of the comment section by allowing as many comments as possible, but if a comment violates the comment policy, we reserve the right to edit or delete the comment at any time without notice. If you feel your comment has been excluded, edited or removed by error, please contact us through our contact form.
All The Hawk Eye Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *