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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)

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Hillcrest Art Students Explore Museum of Contemporary Art

Hillcrest Art Students Explore Museum of Contemporary Art

October 4, 2017


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A field trip, led by Art Teacher Mrs. Adebesin Mason was held for Hillcrest students to observe the Murakami exhibit held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Students from various art courses participated in the field trip to view the work of popular Japanese art Takashi Murakami who studen...

Hillcrest Students Work to Clean Up the Environment

Hillcrest Students Work to Clean Up the Environment

September 29, 2017


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Once again this year, Hillcrest’s Key Club and Energy Club volunteered to clean up a Chicago beachfront in conjunction with the Shedd Aquarium.    According to Hillcrest Guidance Counselor and Energy Club Sponsor Lindsay Lopez, “When the Shedd Aquarium reached out to [Ms. Amy Trench Key Club Spo...

Hillcrest Entrepreneurship Students Continue to Rock Wall Street!!

Hillcrest Entrepreneurship Students Continue to Rock Wall Street!!

September 26, 2017


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As of today, September 26, 2017, Hillcrest has 7 students in the top 10 in the State of Illinois (over 3000 students competing) participating in the Stock Market Game. Mr. David Braden’s Entrepreneurship class students participate in the online activity. Presently, the Hawks Own the #1 spot and 5...

Hillcrest Celebrates Homecoming Week

Hillcrest Celebrates Homecoming Week

September 26, 2017


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Hillcrest's “Passport to the World” Homecoming Week was a success. In addition to the spirit days, there were many successful activities. The Wednesday night bonfire was fun, a great night to kick-back, listen to music, and relax with friends.  On Thursday, The Powder Puff game was won by ...

Meet the Teacher Night

Meet the Teacher Night

Dorcas Adekale and Kaitlyn Cooper

September 19, 2017


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On September 13th, Hillcrest hosted its “Meet the Teacher Night,” during which families of Hillcrest’s students were able to meet and chat with faculty and administration in an informal setting about curriculum and exciting activities and opportunities coming up this year.  Parents and guardi...

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...

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