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Hillcrest Students Bake Up Some Christmas Spirit

Hillcrest Students Bake Up Some Christmas Spirit

December 14, 2017


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Students at Hillcrest High School in Mrs. Sweeney's Baking Basics classes were baking up some Holiday Spirit and creative designs this week.  The students successfully completed their cake decorating assessment with creativity and skill.  The students worked in groups of 2 or 3 to complete the asses...

Hillcrest Students Volunteer at Lego Robotics Competition

Hillcrest Students Volunteer at Lego Robotics Competition

December 14, 2017


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Legos anyone? Students from Hillcrest High School’s Junior Leadership, National Honor Society and AP US History class volunteered at the Girl Scouts Lego Robotics  State Competition for nine to thirteen-year-olds that was held on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Girl Scouts Friendship Center.   ...

Hillcrest Teacher’s Artwork Chosen in NAEA Juried Selection

December 7, 2017


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The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is showcasing artwork from art educators across the country in a juried exhibition at the association’s headquarters in Alexandria through April 15, 2018. Included in the exhibition is a piece by Hillcrest Fine Arts Teacher Jamilah Adebesin Mason.    ...

Hillcrest Teacher Hosts Family Cook Night

Hillcrest Teacher Hosts Family Cook Night

December 7, 2017


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Hillcrest FACS teacher Rebecca Haustein hosted a Family Cook Night this week in one of the school’s kitchen classrooms. According to Ms. Haustein, “The event was to bring families together to cook a meal. Each family had something different to make (I chose the recipe) in which everyone shared what t...

HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES ILLINOIS STATE SCHOLARS

HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES ILLINOIS STATE SCHOLARS

December 5, 2017


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Hillcrest High School is pleased to announce that twelve students from the graduating class of 2018 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), the state agency committed to helping to make college accessible and affordable for Illinois families,...

BHSD228 Educational Foundation News

BHSD228 Educational Foundation News

December 5, 2017


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On Tuesday, November 28, 2017 teacher Ms. Kara Bucci became the new BHSD228 Educational Foundation President.  Also during Tuesday’s Foundation meeting, Armoni Grant became the first, and currently the only, Student Board Member to serve on the Educational Foundation. Armoni is a junior at Hillcrest...

Hillcrest HS Drama Group Announces Performance of “The Bullying Collection”

Hillcrest HS Drama Group Announces Performance of “The Bullying Collection”

November 27, 2017


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  The Hillcrest High School Drama Group is pleased to announce performance dates for its Fall 2017 production: The Bullying Collection. A public performance, which will take place in the Hillcrest Cafe, will be Friday, December 1st at 6:00 P.M. Tickets are available at the door beginning a half ...

New Art Installation by Kris Lyons

New Art Installation by Kris Lyons

November 15, 2017


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The Hillcrest IMC has a new piece of art, and it was created by a Hillcrest student. Kris Lyons is a frequent IMC patron and a talented artist.  In the past month, he has been busy building a new art sculpture that combines his love of the library and art.  The result is a new Hillcrest art sculp...

Author Ashley Pickett Visits Hillcrest

Author Ashley Pickett Visits Hillcrest

November 15, 2017


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Hillcrest alum Ashley Pickett came to Family Reading Night on November 14th, 2017. In her interview with Hillcrest Junior Jaden Luckey, she had some excellent advice for students on not only the importance of life balance and being your authentic self, but also about savoring your time at Hillcrest and...

Hillcrest’s Flight Poetry Club meets Bestselling Author Carrie Jones

Hillcrest’s Flight Poetry Club meets Bestselling Author Carrie Jones

November 9, 2017


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On November 6, Hillcrest High School’s Flight Poetry Club and Magazine, along with students from Tinley Park and Oak Forest, enjoyed an intimate fireplace discussion with New York Times bestseller author Carrie Jones.  She is best known for the Need series, Time Stopper series, Flying series, Girl, H...

Hillcrest Invites Public to Family Reading Night

Hillcrest Invites Public to Family Reading Night

November 8, 2017


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The Hillcrest High School IMC is pleased to invite the community to its Family Reading Night on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. The special guest for this event is 2009 alum Ashley Pickett, who is coming to speak about her book Adulting 101: A Millennial's Guide to Becoming an Adult.   ...

Hillcrest HS Releases 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Hillcrest HS Releases 1st Quarter Honor Roll

November 7, 2017


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Principal Simms has announced the names of the students who were named to the school’s Honor Rolls for the first quarter. Students who achieve a 4.0 earn Honors with Distinction; students who achieve a 3.50 to 3.99 earn High Honors, while students who achieve a 3.0 to 3.49 make the Honor Roll....

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