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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)
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...

Hillcrest’s Annual Origins Fair

Rafiat Yarrow, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

Hillcrest Gets New Dugouts

Hillcrest Gets New Dugouts

Alexis Allen, Staff Writer November 9, 2019

For years, Hillcrest softball had yet to receive any updates to the softball fields. After playing here for 3 years, I figured we would never see new dugouts, but, at the beginning of the school...

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Coming Up at Hillcrest: November 2019

James Edgecombe, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

The Hillcrest High School Varsity Football team advanced to the second round of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) playoffs. The Hawks will be facing off against the Friars of Fenwick High School....

Melodie Slaughter, Tatyana Turner, Danielle Douglas, and Jovencio Daguio in their ski gear!

Hillcrest Chemistry Students Take Ski Trip

Jovencio Daguio Jr., Staff Writer March 1, 2019

On February 22, 2019, Chemistry students from Hillcrest High School had an amazing opportunity to ski at the Snowstar Resort in Andalusia, IL. Approximately 40 individuals taking chemistry including that...

The Hillcrest HS Junior Class Announces Prom 2019 Plans

The Hillcrest HS Junior Class Announces Prom 2019 Plans

February 6, 2019

The Hillcrest High School Junior Class Presents The Tiffany Affair Prom 2019 Friday, May 10, 2019 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. Tuscany Falls Banquets 9425 W. 191st St. Mokena, IL Ticket Prices: $160...

Pictured with the raffle basket in front of the “Where in the World” display is Bryan Ingram, a student in Ms. Erin Johnson’s French 1 class.

Hillcrest Celebrates World Language Week

March 6, 2018

To celebrate National Foreign Language Week, the Hillcrest IMC is hosting a “Where in the World” contest.  Students are to use a map and their research skills to find the setting of 10 foreign language...

Destiney Robinson (Left), Tayla Jones ( Right) and Destiny Herron (Middle)

Hillcrest Business Professionals of America State Finalists

Tia Pollard, Staff Writer February 26, 2018

Congratulations to Destiney Robinson, Tayla Jones and Destiny Herron for qualifying for state through Business Professionals of America. The competition these three ladies had entered was Broadcast News...

Hillcrests Junior Class Presents Prom Information

Hillcrest’s Junior Class Presents Prom Information

February 20, 2018

The Hillcrest High School Junior Class Presents Met Gala Prom 2018 Friday, May 11, 2018 7pm-11pm Tuscany Falls Banquets 9425 W. 191st St. Mokena, IL Ticket Prices: $160 Couple; $80 Individuals Ticket...

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