The Hawk Eye

  • "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)

Little Blue

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Kayce Mayo, Guest Poet

April 22, 2020

The Flight Magazine of Poetry and Artistic Expression presents "Little Blue" by Kayce Mayo

“The Serpent in the Garden”

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L'A the Poet, Guest Poet

April 15, 2020

The Flight Magazine of Poetry and Artistic Expression presents "The Serpent in the Garden" by L'A the Poet.

Fantasy Island: Not such a fantasy after all

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Dezaray English, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Imagine an island where all of your deepest desires, no matter how big or small, could be fulfilled in the blink of an eye. What would you ask for? Would you wish for something that only benefits you or would you change the world? What if you didn't know it came with an unexpected twist, would you sti...

Animal Cruelty: More Can Be Done

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Anisa Richard, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

There are an incredible number of animal cruelty cases reported each day and some of them aren’t acknowledged or seen at all. Animal abuse isn’t just a problem in and of itself, but it also can tie into different issues that also need attention called to them. In more than just some cases when ...

The Perks Of Upward Bound

The Perks Of Upward Bound

Raushanah Boone, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

 Upward Bound is a governmental program for first generation and low income college bound students. Here at Hillcrest High School, 3 Seeds Trio mentoring program has approximately sixty students enrolled in their Upward Bound program. I am currently enrolled in Upward Bound, and I couldn’t be hap...



Alauna Rupert, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

No matter where a school is located - no matter how much money is poured into the school, one thing a school can not buy is student pride. That is one thing that shines about Hillcrest. Most of our students wake up and bleed blue. There are a multitude of factors why students love their schools. As my seni...

College Do’s And Don’ts

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Tofunmi Adegbite, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

As May 20th gets closer and closer, I am sure that most of our seniors are really starting to realize that our high school journey is coming to an end. Many of us will be joining the military, others will really start to work on and expand their trade, but most of us will be planning on enrolling in eit...

Senioritis: The Real Virus

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Alexis Allen, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

Many viruses have been floating around the school and even around the world, but the one least discussed is “Senioritis.” This virus affects at least 300-500 Seniors in high schools across the country. Seniors get restless, ready to graduate, but start to forget about their work that is still ...

Will Books Survive?

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Anisa Richard, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

In today's society technology and the internet basically rules over everything and even can control where we go and when we go there. Things like reading are now done on nooks or kindles which some people find more accessible. It can be quite helpful, maybe even too helpful to the point where we rely on i...

Is It Safe?

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Anisa Richard, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Statistics show that 90,000 people are missing in the United States at any time. Many of them are found dead or alive but some remain missing for periods of years or decades, leaving the families in grief with no closure at all. It's very common, and it could be happening near you at this exact moment....

Voting is Important

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Kyla Elliott, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Who do you have winning the next Presidential Election? We all know that the 2020 election will be here soon, and many of us will be able to vote. Now choosing a good president is going to take a lot of hard decision making, but we also have to be willing to vote to make a change in our country. So who...

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