The Hawkeye

Reading the change you want to see in the world

December 26, 2019

From the minute I had each letter of the braille alphabet under my fingers, I wanted a book. Not merely a picture book or a short story, but a “big kid” book. So, I started out with the seven books...

Hey, are those eyeballs real?

Hey, are those eyeballs real?
October 24, 2019

It all began in seventh grade, walking through the doors of Brier Terrace Middle School on that somewhat cloudy day. I was a nervous wreck, wondering how I was going to make it through an entire school...

Think before you speak

Think before you speak
September 9, 2019

On Sunday, July 28, I woke up to headlines of a shooting at a garlic festival in California that had killed three people and injured at least 12 more. After the Garlic festival shooting, I was on edge,...

Principal’s Corner: Springtime reminders

Principal's Corner: Springtime reminders
April 27, 2017

As I write this article, there are 43 days of school remaining for seniors and 50 days left for the rest of us.  Another school year will soon be coming to a close.  Now is the time to really focus in...

Fight or flight

January 17, 2017

Looking back at 9/11 and more recently the Boston Marathon blast, people have started to write about and praise “first responders,” a person when hearing or seeing a catastrophe runs toward the incident...

Some thoughts for the new year

January 17, 2017

Welcome to 2017! And congratulations to all of us for making it through the first half of the school year. This year is shaping up to be one that we will all remember for some time to come. I wanted to...

Thank you

June 14, 2016

Thank you! Thank you to all the graduating seniors who put themselves out there and took a chance the last four years. You took a chance at being part of any one of our 40-plus co-curricular activities...

Why not get involved?

April 19, 2016

This current political season has been fascinating to watch. I really think we are watching history unfold in our time as we see the Republican and Democratic candidates fight it out to win the nominations...

Staying safe at school

Always bring safety concerns to school officials
February 3, 2016

I wanted to share a few thoughts on school safety. Every year, it seems like our school community is faced with an incident, some larger than others, that causes us to consider safety concerns and reassess...

What’s in an ‘A’?

February 3, 2016

I know the letter ‘A’ has been on many students minds the past couple weeks as well as your teachers with finals now complete. A's have been on my mind since last June. The ones that decide what happens...

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