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  • January 23"When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)

  • December 18“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)

  • December 18 “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)

Infinite Scholars Presents: Scholarship Fair at U.I.C.

Infinite Scholars Presents: Scholarship Fair at U.I.C.

Andres Lira, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under News

The Infinite Scholars Organization, had held a scholarship fair at the U.I.C. Pavilion on September 21, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The organization required that students who were attending to have three recommendation letters and an essay with a requirement of 500 words, answering the question,...

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...

Freshman Leadership visits the Bridge Center

Freshman Leadership visits the Bridge Center

Julie Kirk, Freshman Class Sponsor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News

Freshman Leadership students visited the Orland Teen Bridge Center for a leadership workshop, entitled "True to Yo" on Monday September 25th, 2017. Students from Bremen and Hillcrest participated in the two hour program, where they learned which personality traits best defined their leadership styles. They...

Hillcrest announces Spring 2017 Exam Schedule

Hillcrest announces Spring 2017 Exam Schedule

May 16, 2017


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Below is the 2017 2nd Semester Exam Schedule for Hillcrest High School: Students may arrive late or leave early if their lunch period is at the beginning or end of the day on Tuesday or Wednesday. Buses will run at both 11:05 (if the student does not have a 6th or 7th period class) and at 12:30....

Hawks Boys’ Tennis 2017

Hawks Boys’ Tennis 2017

May 15, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

15 May 2017: Congratulations to the boys’ varsity tennis team on their performance at the conference tennis tournament. The team had its highest point total in over 15 years. Dante Jones took third at first singles while Akiwande Masha-Yarrow and Kabren Williams took 3rd at 1st doubles. State se...

Millennial Monthly Summer 2017 Edition

Millennial Monthly Summer 2017 Edition

BDTV228

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, Video

Welcome to Bremen District 228 Television. Millennial Monthly is news programs dedicated to providing news you can use. So sit back, relax, and enjoy Bremen District 228 Television. Bremen District Television 228 are student broadcasts; therefore we are in the process of developing a variety of skills....

Freshman Leaders Participate in Global Youth Service Day

Freshman Leaders Participate in Global Youth Service Day

Freshman Leadership, Hillcrest Activity

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Freshman Leadership's "Spring Clean Your Closets Clothing Drive" was a success thanks to the dedicated students and caring staff members of Hillcrest High School. All in all, 9 bags of gently used clothes were collected and donated to Orland Park's The Bridge Teen Center as part of the group'...

Communication Arts & Technology participates in the 10th Annual South Suburban College Video Competition

Communication Arts & Technology participates in the 10th Annual South Suburban College Video Competition

BDTV228

April 21, 2017


Filed under News, Video

Communication Arts & Technology students recently participated in the 10th Annual South Suburban College Video Competition and won awards in a variety of categories. 3rd Place Commercial by Maria Cardenas & Joseph Vazquez 3rd Place Public Service Announcement Kayla Nolan, Brent Ochoa, &...

A Beautiful Soul: In Memoriam Keith Anderson

A Beautiful Soul: In Memoriam Keith Anderson

March 23, 2017


Filed under News, Video

This video, compilated by Jai Flowers, was featured at the 43rd Annual District 228 Fine Arts Festival which has been renamed the Keith Anderson Fine Arts Festival in his honor. District 228 Mourns the Loss of Fine Arts Supervisor Keith Anderson https://t.co/LVvg55m6tY— Hillcrest Hawk...

Millennial Monthly March 2017

Millennial Monthly March 2017

BDTV228

March 1, 2017


Filed under News, Video

Welcome to Bremen District 228 Television. Millennial Monthly is news programs dedicated to providing news you can use. So sit back, relax, and enjoy Bremen District 228 Television. Bremen District Television 228 are student broadcasts; therefore we are in the process of developing a variety of skills....

Hillcrest Junior Class Announces 2017 Prom

Hillcrest Junior Class Announces 2017 Prom

February 24, 2017


Filed under News, Press Releases, Showcase

The Hillcrest High School Junior Class Presents Diamonds are Forever Prom 2017 Friday, May 12, 2017 7:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. Tuscany Falls Banquets 9425 W. 191st St. Mokena, IL Ticket Prices: $160 Couple; $80 Individuals Ticket Sales: May 1-12 After School Room 103 (across from student service...

Hawk Hoopers Honor Teachers

Hawk Hoopers Honor Teachers

February 7, 2017


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The Boys’ Basketball Team designated their Friday night game a Teacher Appreciation Night and specially invited the faculty to attend the game and be honored further demonstrating and developing the sense of community that is at the heart of Hillcrest.

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