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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)

The Effects of the Coronavirus

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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 with 112,560 cases and still counting. In Chicago, there have been 46,000 confirmed cases and,...

Coronavirus: Should We Be Worried ?

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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 watch the news, it seems like almost everyday there is a new confirmed case. In total, there have been...

Hillcrest’s Annual Origins Fair

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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 year, our old dugouts were torn down and new ones were put up. I was glad that our program was able t...

Coming Up at Hillcrest: November 2019

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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. The game is scheduled for kickoff on Saturday, November 9th at 2:00 p.m. central time at Trito...

Hillcrest Chemistry Students Take Ski Trip

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

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 of AP and Honors attended the field trip. Chemistry advisor, Ms. Tate, has been trying to get st...

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 Couple; $80 Individuals Tickets will be sold from May 1st to 10th after school in Room 103 (across from ...

Hillcrest Celebrates World Language Week

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.

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 books on display.  For every two correct answers, students can earn a raffle ticket to possibl...

Hillcrest Business Professionals of America State Finalists

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

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 Production Team. Going to competition two days in advance from the rest of the Business Profession...

Hillcrest’s 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 Sales: May 1-11 After School Room 103 (across from student services) Favors distributed ...

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

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

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...

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