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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)

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

Ji'keise 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)...

What Does It Take to be a Hillcrest High School Flag Girl?

What Does It Take to be a Hillcrest High School Flag Girl?

Angel Jackson, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

I’ve been a Flag Girl at Hillcrest for three years now. When I first auditioned at the end of my 8th grade year, I was not expecting what I got. Starting from day one, I knew this was going to take commitment and dedication, but it took way more than that. When we were at auditions, right off t...

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...

A Day Full of Science

A Day Full of Science

Jovencio Daguio Jr., Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features

Yesterday, science students from Hillcrest High School took breathtaking field trips to Starved Rock and South Suburban Community College to discover more about science. Mrs. Cardinal's AP Biology class and Mr. Rappold’s Ecology class took their journey to Oglesby, Illinois to learn about the nature...

How To: Balance and Manage

How To: Balance and Manage

Kayla Weddington, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

If you are a victim of senioritis or junioritis then this article is for you. I’m sure many upperclassmen will agree that high school can definitely be both a pain and a reward. We often get so wrapped up in school that we become careless, sleep-deprived zombies just barely sliding through each day...

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