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  • January 23"When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)

  • December 18“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)

  • December 18 “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)

Hillcrest Happenings: September 2017

Hillcrest Happenings: September 2017

September 11, 2017


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September 2017 Calendar

Hillcrest Announces Homecoming Week Activities

Hillcrest Announces Homecoming Week Activities

September 11, 2017


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Homecoming Week Activities September 18th – September 23rd Theme: “Passport to the World” Colors: Gold & Burgundy School Spirit Activities September 8 - 15 : Petitions will be available for Homecoming Court in Room 131, 129, 141 IMC, or bulletin boards outside the IMC or in Blue Hall....

Hillcrest HS invites the community to “Meet the Teacher Night”

Hillcrest HS invites the community to “Meet the Teacher Night”

September 9, 2017


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On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, Hillcrest High School is holding a “Meet the Teacher Night” from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the school gymnasium. This event gives parents and guardians of students the opportunity to meet their students’ teachers in an informal setting. Teachers will be ab...

Hillcrest’s Girls Cross Country Team Volunteers at Willow’s Walk for the Kids

Hillcrest’s Girls Cross Country Team Volunteers at Willow’s Walk for the Kids

August 25, 2017


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On Saturday, August 19, 2017, Hillcrest’s Girls Cross Country team volunteered at the Winged Foot Foundation’s 2nd Annual Willow’s Walk for the Kids. The event, which featured a 2.5 mile family dog walk in the Springbrook Forest Preserve in Naperville, IL, rose money to support the Winged Foot Foundatio...

Hillcrest Art Society Earns Award in Tinley Park “Benches on the Avenue”

Hillcrest Art Society Earns Award in Tinley Park “Benches on the Avenue”

July 31, 2017


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The Hillcrest Art Society was recognized Saturday night during the Tinley Park’s Music in the Plaza concert in Zabrocki Plaza for its entry into Tinley Park’s 2017 Benches on the Avenue: “The Power of Music.” Hillcrest’s Art Society was honored with the “Best Group/Family Project” award for t...

American Literature Students Create Responses to The Bluest Eye

American Literature Students Create Responses to The Bluest Eye

May 26, 2017


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As a culminating activity for finishing the award-winning Toni Morrison novel The Bluest Eye, students in Ms. Michele Collins 3rd period American Literature class were given the opportunity to work in groups to complete various artistic activities on the novel.   These lessons ranged from making t-shi...

Hillcrest Senior Signs with the University of the Ozarks

Hillcrest Senior Signs with the University of the Ozarks

May 10, 2017


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Congratulations to Hillcrest senior Tori Woods who signed last Thursday with the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas to continue her tennis playing career. Tori, daughter of Anita Woods of Country Club Hills, played number one singles for Hillcrest as a three-year varsity member and...

Hillcrest Students Earn Biliteracy Seal

Hillcrest Students Earn Biliteracy Seal

May 9, 2017


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Congratulations to the winners of the Illinois State Seal and Illinois State Commendation of Biliteracy, Maria Castillo for Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish and Lisa Nyamusevya for Commendation of Biliteracy in French. Their literacy in more than one language will be recognized at the state level and will be ...

Bremen High School District 228 Communication Arts & Technology Students Compete in the 24th Annual Midwest Media Educations Association Video Festival!

Bremen High School District 228 Communication Arts & Technology Students Compete in the 24th Annual Midwest Media Educations Association Video Festival!

Amber Guzak, BHS Publicity Director

May 4, 2017


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Bremen High ​​School District 228's Communication Arts and Technology program recently attended the 24th annual Midwest Media Educators Association Video Festival which was held at Nequa Valley High School in Naperville, IL. Brandon Boyce(TPHS) placed 1st in the Dramatic Narrative category for his...

Hillcrest Senior to attend Georgetown University

Hillcrest Senior to attend Georgetown University

April 26, 2017


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Hillcrest High School acknowledges senior Dylan Jernigan who has received a full scholarship offers from Georgetown University, Washington University in St. Louis, and Emory. Dylan, ranked 3rd in his class, has chosen to to attend Georgetown University in the fall.   He was accepted to a total of twelve schools...

Hillcrest Students Work Together to Clean Up Chicago Lakefront

Hillcrest Students Work Together to Clean Up Chicago Lakefront

April 25, 2017


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Yesterday, the Hillcrest Key Club and Energy Club teamed up to clean the beaches of the Chicago Lakefront.  The program is called the Great Lakes Action Days sponsored by the Shedd Aquarium and the Chicago Park District. It was an absolutely incredible experience both educational and fun. Ms....

Hillcrest IMC Kicks Off National Library Week with Special Guest Dr. Stephanie Massey

Hillcrest IMC Kicks Off National Library Week with Special Guest Dr. Stephanie Massey

April 20, 2017


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On Monday, April 10th, the Hillcrest IMC/Library joined libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they offer. First sponsored in 1958, National Lib...

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