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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)

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


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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’ District 228 Foundation Grant Book Club that will start early in the second semester. During this...

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


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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 Cafe, will be Friday, November 30th and Saturday, December 1st at 6:00 P.M. Tickets are avail...

Hillcrest Key Club Supports Peanut Day

Hillcrest Key Club Supports Peanut Day

October 2, 2018


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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 morning commute. Proceeds from Peanut Day are donated to help children in the surrounding areas. It...

Hillcrest National Honor Society Inducts New Members

Hillcrest National Honor Society Inducts New Members

September 27, 2018


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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 were chosen because they displayed excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character. New ...

Mr. Braden’s Class Finds Success Again in The Stock Market Game

Mr. Braden’s Class Finds Success Again in The Stock Market Game

September 21, 2018


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Once again this year, Mr. Braden's Entrepreneurship Class is participating in The Stock Market Game (a Wall Street investing simulator which place students in competition with other students across the nation). According to the SIFMA Foundation which hosts The Stock Market Game the purpose of the activ...

Hillcrest High School Student Council Announces Upcoming Homecoming Week Activities

Hillcrest High School Student Council Announces Upcoming Homecoming Week Activities

September 13, 2018


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Hillcrest High School Homecoming Week Activities September 17th – September 22nd Theme: “A Marvelous Night” Colors: Navy, Gold & Silver School Spirit Activities September 10 - 14: • Petitions will be available for Homecoming Court in Room 131, 129, 141 IMC, or bulletin boards outside th...

Timeon Oyeyemi Receives the Hillcrest Hawk Award

Timeon Oyeyemi Receives the Hillcrest Hawk Award

May 25, 2018


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Timeon Oyeyemi received the prestigious Hawk Award during the Hillcrest High School Honors Night. This award is given to one senior each year who demonstrates the Hillcrest motto of 'Soaring with unity, pride and excellence'. Timeon exemplified what it means to be a Hillcrest Hawk.  He was an...

Students Participate in Global Youth Service Day

Students Participate in Global Youth Service Day

April 24, 2018


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Hillcrest Freshman Leadership students joined forces with students from Andrew and Homewood Flossmoor High Schools to sort and hang clothing for the Orland Bridge Teen Center. On Saturday, April 7th, from 9 AM to noon, students from the three schools volunteered to assist the Center with their Spring...

Hillcrest Robotics Team Builds to Success

Hillcrest Robotics Team Builds to Success

April 18, 2018


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Hillcrest science teacher Mirko Polyak led the Hillcrest High School Robotics team this year to develop an understanding of science and engineering. The team designed, built, and operated several robotic projects this year culminating in a trip to the Southworks Robotics and Engineering competition thi...

Hillcrest’s ‘4 in 4’ District Book Club Hosts Annual Finale

Hillcrest’s ‘4 in 4’ District Book Club Hosts Annual Finale

April 18, 2018


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During this semester the Hillcrest High School ‘4 in 4’ book club read the book, A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park.  This ‘4 in 4’ book club is a District 228 initiative where four different titles are rotated and read at each of the schools within four years.   The book club was o...

Hillcrest Drama Group Announces Spring Performance of How We Got On

Hillcrest Drama Group Announces Spring Performance of How We Got On

April 13, 2018


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Hillcrest High School’s Drama Group is pleased to announce its spring performance of How We Got On by Idris Goodwin on April 26th at 4:00 P.M. and April 27th at 6:00 P.M. in the Hillcrest Cafe (Door 21). Tickets are available for $4 at the door. According to playscripts.com, How We Got On features ...

Hillcrest Seniors inducted into National French Language Honor Society

Hillcrest Seniors inducted into National French Language Honor Society

April 12, 2018


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On April 11, 2018, Hillcrest High School inducted its first members into the National French Language Honor Society.  To earn this award, the inductees must be a 3rd or 4th year French student, have achieved a 4.0 or above GPA in all classes, have achieved a 4.5 and above in French classes, and have exe...

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