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Booking with the Hawks Program Gets Elementary Students Excited to Read

To help excite elementary students about reading, high school students at Hoffman Estates High School traveled to seven local elementary schools to put on assemblies about their reading program. Joining the Hawk mascot, members of the HEHS girls’ and boys’ basketball teams, pom poms, cheerleaders, and band traveled to the schools to tell elementary students a story about reading and share information about their winter reading program. These assemblies took place on Dec. 20 and 21. The participating District 54 schools include: Anne Fox Elementary, Armstrong Elementary, MacArthur International Spanish Academy, Winston Churchill Element...

HEHS Donates, Reads Books to Children at Literacy Academy

Elementary students at John Muir Literacy Academy were surprised as the Hoffman Estates High School Hawk mascot walked in to classrooms, excitedly waving and promoting literacy while several high school students read books to children. His guest appearance and readings were part of a book drive hosted by HEHS on March 23. More than 1,200 books were donated to the school from faculty and students. “For our project this year, we were trying to come up with something that would affect the school culture in a very positive way,” said Cynthia Taylor, librarian at HEHS. The event was started as a project by fourth-year teachers at HEHS in ...