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Hillcrest HS National Honor Society Inducts New Members

Photo courtesy of Lindsay Lopez
October 30, 2020

The Hillcrest High School Falcones chapter of the National Honor Society inducted thirty-three new members on Wednesday, October 21.  Due to restrictions on large gatherings, inductees were honored via...

Hillcrest Art Classes Create During Remote Learning Time

Emaria Henderson
May 21, 2020

Members of Mrs. Jamilah Adebesin Mason's art classes used their time during Remote Learning to demonstrate their creativity as a form of art therapy. Drawing and Painting I: Students were to create...

Author Visits Hillcrest

Author Visits Hillcrest
November 25, 2019

On Friday, November 8th Hillcrest Alum & recently published author Tashawn Blount ('16) came to Hillcrest to speak about his book and discuss bullying in schools. Part of Tashawn’s presentation covered...

The Southworks Robotics & Engineering Olympics

The Southworks Robotics & Engineering Olympics
April 15, 2019

The 3rd annual Southworks Robotics and Engineering Olympics was hosted by South Suburban College last Saturday, April 13, and for the second year in a row the Hillcrest Team brought home a trophy. The...

Hillcrest Students Learn Basic Wilderness Survival Skills!

Hillcrest Students Learn Basic Wilderness Survival Skills!
February 28, 2019

The Hillcrest High School Library partnered with the Cook County Forest Preserve and Hillcrest’s Fire Cadets to facilitate our first program for this year’s ‘4 in 4’ Book Club: Wilderness Survival....

Book Tasting Event a Success!

Book Tasting Event a Success!
February 18, 2019

The Hillcrest High School Library and Family and Consumer Science Department hosted a Book Tasting event after school on Friday, February 15th.  Students were able to ‘taste test’ different types...

Hillcrest Library Hosts Event in Advance of ‘4 in 4’ Book Club

Hillcrest Library Hosts Event in Advance of '4 in 4' Book Club
December 14, 2018

On Monday, December 3rd the Hillcrest High School Library hosted ‘Test Your Humanity: Exploring Inhuman (by Kat Falls)’ Teen Reading Event." This after-school event was a prequel to the ‘4 in 4’...

Hillcrest HS Drama Group Announces Performances of “Clue: On Stage (High School Edition)”

Hillcrest HS Drama Group Announces Performances of “Clue: On Stage (High School Edition)”
November 27, 2018

The Hillcrest High School Drama Group is pleased to announce performance dates for its Fall 2018 production: Clue: On Stage (High School Edition). Public performances, which will take place in the Hillcrest...

The Hillcrest Art Society presents “Haunted at the Hill: 7 Deadly Sins”

The Hillcrest Art Society presents “Haunted at the Hill: 7 Deadly Sins”
October 20, 2018

Tickets: $8 in advance / $10 at the door Enter Door 21 Warning: Strobe lights, fog machines, live & digital visual/audio sound effects are used during this event.

The Science Club created Pendulum Paintings!

The Science Club created Pendulum Paintings!
Science Club October 18, 2018

We suspended a funnel from the ceiling and filled it with paint. The funnel can then act as a pendulum while the paint leaves a permanent record of its path. We found that we had to make several...

Hillcrest Key Club Supports Peanut Day

Hillcrest Key Club supports Peanut Day (9/28/18)
October 2, 2018

On Friday, September 28th, the Hillcrest Key Club joined with Kiwanis for the annual Peanut Day. Hillcrest students collected donations and handed out peanuts at the Oak Forest Metra station for the...

Hillcrest National Honor Society Inducts New Members

Candles representing the pillars of National Honor Society stand ready to represent Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.
September 27, 2018

The Hillcrest High School Falcones chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 17 new members on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018. Potential inductees went through a rigorous application process and...

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