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Hillcrests Key Club gathers to support April Foods Day on April 27, 2023 at Tinley Park Convention Center.

Hillcrest Students Support April Food’s Day

Ta'Mya Gibson, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

On April 27, 2023, Hillcrest High School Key club, along with other Key Club members from different schools in District 228, participated in April Food’s Day: an event that collects and distributes food...

The Battle of Suicidal Thoughts in African American Youth

The Battle of Suicidal Thoughts in African American Youth

Kayce Mayo and Aryanna McKenney February 26, 2023

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Have you or a friend ever had suicidal thoughts or battled with depression? For most we know that depression & suicide are looked down upon and aren’t spoken about...

Signing Day

Signing Day

Khani Mcneese, Staff Writer February 24, 2023

National Signing Day (NSD) is a very important day for all athletes of all sports. One of the top basketball recruits at Hillcrest High School Darrion (DB) Baker who’s attending the University of...

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August 29, 2022
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Freshman Leadership attend Orland Teen Bridge Center

Freshman Leadership attend Orland Teen Bridge Center

Freshman Leadership, Hillcrest Activity May 3, 2022

Freshman Leadership Students volunteered at the Teen Center Saturday morning. They worked alongside another group of volunteers to sort clothes for the center's Thrift Store. The two small groups were...

On April 26, the D228 Bigger, Faster, Stronger competition resumed after a pandemic-induced hiatus.

D228 Lifting Competition is back!

Jazmin Aguirre, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Tuesday, April 26th all four district 228 schools gathered their strongest at Tinley Park to participate in this traditional event. Competitors were split into weight class and categories of bench, squat,...

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The Effects of the Coronavirus

Chayill Williams, Staff Writer April 13, 2020

I believe the single most important problem in society today is the Coronavirus outbreak. In a worldwide case study, there have been 724,950+ cases of COVID-19. The United States is the most infected country...

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Coronavirus: Should We Be Worried ?

Aaliyah Doss, Staff Writer March 2, 2020

As we all may know, the coronavirus has been a recent outbreak in 2020. There have been over 89,000 confirmed cases in more than fifty countries, 86 of them in the United States and 3 in Illinois. As we...

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