The Hawk Eye

  • "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)
Major Microaggressions

Major Microaggressions

Jeremiah Hall, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

Some of my work stories consist of bizarre experiences with angry customers or some inner circle coworker drama. Others consist of my white peer kneeling without provocation as I walk in, putting his...


“Blood & Water”: A Review

Lia Robinson, Staff Writer November 26, 2022

Netflix’s show, "Blood & Water”, is about Puleng, a sixteen-year-old , who comes from a family whose eldest daughter was abducted at birth. The plot follows as she goes through many obstacles to...

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Review

Amari Stokes, Staff Writer November 23, 2022

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo follows a young female journalist named Monique trying to find her big break in her career. When she’s assigned to interview the most famous Hollywood star ever, Evelyn...

Photo courtesy of ChaAnna Kassim

Ready to Rumble

Leterious Hall and Bryce Tillery November 22, 2022

Last year, the Hillcrest Hawks wrestling team came out dominating the competitions winning every Dual and Tri Meet they had, but ultimately came up short to Oak Forest when wrestling for the District Championship....

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay

Hillcrest Girls Basketball Preview

Bryce Tillery and Leterious Hall November 16, 2022

Your Hillcrest girls home and season opener was supposed to take place last night against Bloom Township. Unfortunately, they weren’t able to have the game due to Bloom having some problems on their...

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay

Happy Halloween?

Precious Windham, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Halloween is right around the corner. The time for dressing up, eating candy, and Trick or Treating is almost here. Some believe that Halloween is the devil's holiday, and others see it is a time...

Image by Michael McGuire from Pixabay

Do We Need Five-Day School Weeks?

Amari Stokes, Staff Writer October 5, 2022

For 13 years of their life, every student across America has to wake up five days a week– every week. While all of them were forced to comply, many wish their schedule was shorter. There are schools...

The Hero Project (Chapter One)

The Hero Project (Chapter One)

Ninasymone Scott, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

Centuries had passed by since the guardians became gods watching over the earth. The Divine eventually returned to the magic realm, searching in and out for the guardians and any other magic beings that...

Building From The Ground Up

Building From The Ground Up

Amarria Jackson, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

The pandemic in 2020 ruined multiple activities for students at Hillcrest High school. Sports and extracurricular activities got thinner, and the people in these activities became uninterested. One group...

Do We Really Have Hawk Pride?

Do We Really Have Hawk Pride?

Kahliah Wright, Staff Writer September 15, 2022

Several athletes from different sports have had a similar experience; some Hillcrest athletes don't feel supported unless they’re winning.  For example, football player, Natanhiel Logan said, “I...

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