Eagle’s Eye Staff Introduces Video Announcements

     Back in August, Eagle’s Eye staff chose to revisit the attempted idea of filmed announcements. Naming the new series The Morning Hatch, students are working together to bring teachers and the student body a fun new experience .

     Directed by Mrs. Graves, Hatch stars Johnny Eagle and co-host, Wingman, the on-screen personas of reporters John Pruett and Gabe Miller, respectfully. The inaugural episode also features guest star Randy Meadows, editor of The Eagles Eye. Behind-the-scenes staff includes Gracey Delaney and videographer Lexie Larkins, as well as editor Gabe Miller.

     The episodes will be e-mailed to teachers to present during first period, with blooper reels that may be shown at teachers’ discretion. All episodes and blooper reels will be available to view here on our blog and on our Twitter page (Eagle’s Eye Staff at handle @EaglesEye_EHHS).

Episode one is expected to be released by Friday, September 22. The blooper reel will be posted later that day.

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Welcome To The Wonderful World Of East Hickman!

Monday, September 11, the 2017 Homecoming Week began. There’s No Place Like East, based on the The Wizard of Oz made up the theme for 2017 Homecoming Week. The Seniors started off the week with a bang of color to the halls of East Hickman! There’s no place like east, that’s for sure! The Juniors got into the spirit by decorating the Junior wall with ‘The Sweetest Class!” They also created a the wall with pictures and yellow bricks for the Junior Class to sign their names. This year homecoming has inspired the creative and colorful nature in us all!

 

Leah Tidwell Takes First Place in Feature Writing Contest at THSPA Workshop

The Eagle’s Eye staff participated in the Tennessee High School Press Association’s yearly workshop at Lipscomb University. Leah Tidwell  took first place in the feature article writing contest!

Lipscomb THSPA 2017

Members attending the conference included (back row, left to right) Madison Lilly, Leah Tidwell, Lexie Larkins, Gracie Delaney (front row) Sponsor, Mrs. Graves, Jon Pruett, Elizabeth Gordon, Randy Meadows (not pictured) Ms. Dressler

Eagles Football-One Win, Two Losses

Remnants of Harvey drove the away game to Saturday, Sept 2. It was a close loss to Scotts Hill with the final score of 48-41. The Eagles played well and kept the score close throughout the entire game.

Previously, on August 25, East Hickman’s Eagles faced Martin Westview. The kick-off started at 7:30 with Westview quickly scoring the first touchdown. Westview then scored twice, but the Eagles came back with two touchdowns by Tyler Mobley making it 14-21 with 4:37 until halftime. After halftime, the Eagles were unable to gain the needed momentum and the final score was 41-14.

However, on August 18, the Eagles faced Grundy county in the first game of the season winning 28-8.

There is lots of Eagle football ahead! It’s only the beginning of the season!

Homecoming will be September 15th against in-county rivals, the Hickman County Bulldogs.

 

 

The Class Of 2021 High School Tour

By Madison Lilly, Assistant Editor

On May 1st, East Hickman High school welcomed the Class of 2021.  When the eighth-graders arrived they were taken to the auditorium and shown two videos: one about graduation requirements and the other with high school students revealing the variety of classes and courses offered here and their experiences with them.

Soon after the rising freshmen were assigned by teacher homeroom to our high school tour guides. Each group contained up to three guides. Through out the day, the eighth-graders asked many questions and even gave some quotes about coming to high school ranging from “High school is definitely going to be interesting” to ”I’m really excited about next year.” One student jokingly commented,  “Why is everyone here so tall?”

Overall,  the tour guides enjoyed escorting the upcoming freshmen and showing what the high school has to offer them. Some of the high school students even got to greet their favorite middle school teachers. At the end of the tour, the eighth- graders returned to the middle school with their preview of high school fresh on their mind. East Hickman High School welcomes the Class of 2021 next year!