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What is Hillcrest like from a teacher’s perspective?

What is Hillcrest like from a teacher’s perspective?

Bessie Barlow, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

Have you ever wondered what teachers think about the school they work in? Do they hate or love it? Do teachers and students share the same opinion? Hillcrest High School has a very dynamic student body and staff. The school is diverse in every way with people from different backgrounds and parents who...

All About Hillcrest Mathletes

All About Hillcrest Mathletes

Jovencio Daguio Jr., Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

What had recently happened? Members of the Hillcrest High School Mathletes have been studying, practicing, and preparing for weeks for the upcoming conference meet at Lemont High School. They all worked hard and had put every knowledge they had for the competition. On December 6, 2017, the Hillcre...

Hamilton: A night to remember

Hamilton: A night to remember

Jovencio Daguio Jr., Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, Features, Showcase

Mrs. Snyder along with Ms. Scaramella had a brilliant idea to sign up Hillcrest High School to be part of the Hamilton educational program. On December 13, 2017, juniors from Hillcrest High School had an amazing opportunity to view one of the best selling, most astonishing, most breathtaking, and...

Is Fashion Repeating Itself!?

Is Fashion Repeating Itself!?

Kayla Gunn, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

The Different Centuries of Fashion Fashion is a statement for some people, and for others it’s really not as important. “I don’t do fashion, I am fashion.”(Coco Chanel) In order to have fashion, you have to have style. Style is the most important part of fashion. Style is what separates yo...

Hawks Boys Basketball Took On One Of The Most Gritty Teams In New York at Jordan’s Like Mike Invitational

Hawks Boys Basketball Took On One Of The Most Gritty Teams In New York at Jordan’s Like Mike Invitational

Derrion Boyce, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Saturday Before Game Hawks were getting prepared for this highly anticipated game. In need in vengeance from a loss in the Thanksgiving Tournament against Marian Catholic 64-61, the Hawks were hungry to redeem themselves. That Saturday morning the Hawks were treated like celebs by their Jordan sponsor. C...

Hillcrest’s Business Professionals of America Heads off to Area Leadership Conference

Hillcrest’s Business Professionals of America Heads off to Area Leadership Conference

Tia Pollard, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under Features

On October 26, 2017, Hillcrest High School's Business Professionals of America class was able to attend the annual Area Leadership Conference held at the Odyssey Country Club. The theme for this upcoming Business Professionals of America Competition consists of the topic “Dream Bigger… Branch Outsi...

What’s With All the Racket?

What’s With All the Racket?

Courtney Hollis, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Hillcrest High School Girls Tennis recently had its first State qualifiers in as many as four years. This accomplishment was made by seniors Mia Jones and Kayla Weddington. This first doubles team beat everyone in their sectionals and was able to make it down to state. Although they have came a...

Chicago Public High Schools: No plan. No diploma.

Chicago Public High Schools:  No plan. No diploma.

Demari Hudson, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

An approved plan by the Board of education proposes a high school graduation requirement that seniors are to show that they’ve secured a job or received a letter of acceptance to college, a trade apprenticeship, a gap year program or the military in order to graduate, The Washington Post reports. Ch...

Time Travel Paradoxes

Time Travel Paradoxes

JiKeise Armwood, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

Time travel is that one thing  we all wish we could do at least once in our lives. Haven’t we all had that one embarrassing moment in our lives that we all think. “I wish I could go back in time and never had done that. Let’s have a little fun with that idea, what if we wanted to go back in time...

Where’s the NBA All Star Game?

Where’s the NBA All Star Game?

Devin Preston, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

We may never see the traditional NBA All Star weekend again. For the 2018 NBA Season, the All-Star Game in Los Angeles with East and West talent packed teams are to be discontinued. No longer will we see a lack of defense in what everyone may see imbalanced teams. The National Basketball Association (NBA)...

Gallery: Girls Cross Country

Gallery: Girls Cross Country

October 13, 2017


Filed under Slide Show, Sports

Hillcrest Girls Cross Country has had an outstanding season with many medals earned.  Senior Jasmine Curry has led the Varsity all season placing in the top 25 and top 10 all season long. ...

Hillcrest’s BPA and DECA Host Bake Sale

Hillcrest’s BPA and DECA Host Bake Sale

Tia Pollard

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, News

On October 20th 2017, Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Distributive Education Clubs of America will be having a bake sale in order to fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This whole idea was thought out during an assignment in order to see which group in each class could make the be...

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