The Hawk Eye

  • "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)
Building From The Ground Up

Building From The Ground Up

Amarria Jackson, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

The pandemic in 2020 ruined multiple activities for students at Hillcrest High school. Sports and extracurricular activities got thinner, and the people in these activities became uninterested. One group...

Do We Really Have Hawk Pride?

Do We Really Have Hawk Pride?

Kahliah Wright, Staff Writer September 15, 2022

Several athletes from different sports have had a similar experience; some Hillcrest athletes don't feel supported unless they’re winning.  For example, football player, Natanhiel Logan said, “I...

Do The Research

Do The Research

Mharion (Miles) Mance, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Have you or a friend ever gotten into a heated argument on Twitter? Perhaps about whether the dog flea or cat flea jumps higher. Well, who’s right? You’re right of course! After all, Google said so!...

Getting to know the 22 Valedictorian: Jennifer Okechukwu

Getting to know the ’22 Valedictorian: Jennifer Okechukwu

Kendall Price, Staff Writer May 11, 2022

Jennifer is a multi-talented individual and the best and brightest Hillcrest has to offer. She has made a huge impact on Hillcrest during her tenure at the school and will surely go on to live a productive...

How COVID Has Impacted Us

How COVID Has Impacted Us

Bryce Tillery and Leterious Hall May 11, 2022

COVID affected every student all over the world and put them into a weird situation with unknown expectations. On March 20th, 2020 the nation was shut down, which was supposed to just be a two week break...

Travon Lee (22)

Getting to Know Star Football Player Travon Lee

Kendall Price, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Many of you all might already know Travon as he is very well known throughout Hillcrest not only for his athletic talent but also for his friendly nature. Travon has never had trouble making friends...

Do people spend too much time staring at screens?

Do people spend too much time staring at screens?

Trevon Leland, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

According to a study by DataReportal, a person on average will spend up to seven hours a day staring at an electronic screen. Despite that, Americans actually spend less time on electronics than the worldwide...

Social Studies teacher Mr. Christopher Hennessy: Spring 2022

End of an Era! Saying Farewell to Mr. Hennessy

Kendall Price, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

As many of you may know Mr. Hennessy will be retiring this year. This is truly a saddening moment for Hillcrest students and staff. He is truly a great educator and coach. Mr. Hennessy leaves behind a...

Class of 22 Salutatorian Javoi Lee has chosen the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Getting to Know the ’22 Salutatorian: Javoi Lee

Kendall Price, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Javoi Lee has been an exceptional student throughout his time at Hillcrest high school. He has maintained a 5.5 GPA, is the Vice President of our National Honor Society, and has just made his decision...

Blessing Atobatele (22) & Ms. Kara Williams (Media Specialist) pose at the Snowball Retreat: April 2022.

The Snowball Experience of a Lifetime

Blessing Atobatele, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

Stepping outside of your comfort zone is, of course…uncomfortable, but what you gain from it is fulfilling and enriching.  Getting the opportunity to encounter people who otherwise I would never...

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Don’t Read This!

Mharion (Miles) Mance, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

Singularity: It’s a term used to describe a point of infini- oh wait, wrong notes. Singularity is a term used to describe the time when technology grows so rapidly that it reaches a point of no return...

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