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  • "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)

  • “If you take the time to do something correct the first time, you don’t have to spend the extra time redoing it.” (Submitted by Dr. Young)

  • “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)

Get Out: A Review

Get Out: A Review

Jazmine Jean-Simon, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

About a week ago, I went to see the most talked about movie Get Out. The movie was about an African-American man named Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) who is dating Rose (Allison Williams), a Caucasian women. They have reached a point in their relationship where it was time for Chris to meet Rose’s parents....

Bates Motel: Seeing Isn’t Believing

Bates Motel: Seeing Isn’t Believing

Lamia Lacy, Guest Reviewer

March 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Bates Motel is a Drama/Thriller television show on A&E. Bates Motel is based upon the Hitchcock movie and book Psycho by Robert Bloch. This show can appeal to anyone from  14-70 years of age due to the many plot twists that occur in a small town in Vancouver. However, the small town has many secret...

Movie Review: Don’t Breathe

Movie Review: Don’t Breathe

Kaylah Coulter, Guest Reviewer

March 16, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

In the beginning of August, school is about to start, summer is coming to an end. All the teenage movies come out as the last chance to enjoy the summer. Kidnapping and torture seemed to be the trend in all the new movies. However, the film Don’t Breathe seemed to intrigue me more than any other fi...

Hillcrest’s Red Queen Book Club Sponsors Themed Events

Hillcrest’s Red Queen Book Club Sponsors Themed Events

March 2, 2017


Filed under A & E, Press Releases

Hillcrest students and staff have an opportunity to read Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard as part of the IMC Department '4 in 4' Book Club.  The District Foundation Board awarded the IMC Department the funds to purchase multiple copies of four different book titles.  Each book title will be rotated be...

Hillcrest Art Students Showcase their Talent at the Museum of Science and Industry

Hillcrest Art Students Showcase their Talent at the Museum of Science and Industry

March 2, 2017


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Hillcrest High School wishes to offer its congratulations to the following art students: Oluwatosin Otabor, Timeon Oyeyemi, Mia Jones, Walter Thomas, Tabytha Jones, Kenneth Washington, Jayson Coley, Imani Evans, Kayana McKinney, Lisa Nymusevya for their participation in the Museum of Science and Indus...

Hillcrest IMC Kicks Off ‘4 in 4’ Book Club

Hillcrest IMC Kicks Off ‘4 in 4’ Book Club

February 6, 2017


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All of the IMCs in the district have received a Foundation Grant, which allows us to do our new '4 in 4' Book Club!  We have four books that all of the schools are reading over four years, and this year Hillcrest is excited to introduce The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard as our school book! Everyone (...

Sacrifice: A Review

Sacrifice: A Review

Kaylah Coulter, Guest Reviewer

January 24, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

This thriller film released on Netflix isn’t something that would normally catch my attention. Within the first 10 minutes of the movie, I found my eyes glued to the television and my body sunken in the couch. The film was about a married couple who recently moved to the north-east part of Scotland....

Hillcrest Students Exhibit their artwork at the Museum of Science and Industry

Hillcrest Students Exhibit their artwork at the Museum of Science and Industry

January 23, 2017


Filed under A & E, Press Releases, Showcase

In an effort to engage her students with the experience of being a professional artist, Hillcrest Fine Arts teacher Mrs. Jamilah Adebesin Mason once again this year encouraged her students to enter the Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry. “This longest-running...

Arthur Christmas: A Fun Lesson in Christmas Wisdom

Arthur Christmas: A Fun Lesson in Christmas Wisdom

Maria Castillo, Guest Writer

December 23, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Everyone is getting ready for the holidays! Christmas is right around the corner, and all that people are thinking about is what gifts they are going to get and what gifts they still need to get for their loved ones. A great movie to watch for the holidays is Arthur Christmas. This movie is about...

Sonnet 21

Sonnet 21

Dorcas Adekale, Guest Poet

December 22, 2016


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Sonnet 21 Called in today to see if you were fine But each time I was sent to voicemail I stayed up worried all the way pass nine You didn’t bother calling the phone or the cell I dreamed of you and me together forever But things took a turn for the worse I told myself I won’t...

A Bride for Christmas: A Film for Romance Lovers

A Bride for Christmas: A Film for Romance Lovers

Brittney Jennings, Guest Columnist

December 22, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Around this time of year we all gather around and watch movies. We’re either watching them with our families, our significant other, or by ourselves. A good movie can really put you in the Christmas spirit. For all you Christmas Romance lovers, I have found a movie you must see. Everyone knows that...

10 YA Books/Series You Should Read

10 YA Books/Series You Should Read

Bessie Barlow, Guest Columnist

December 22, 2016


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The following list contains some favorites of mine. I have some other favorite books that are not on the list. This list will NOT include: The Hungrer Games, Twilight Saga, Divergent, The Fault in Our Stars, or the Harry Potter series. The order of the books is randomly placed. 1. The King's Shadow by Eliza...

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