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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)

Press Play

Press Play

Courtney Hollis, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018

Hillcrest High School recently had their Fall play, Clue. Clue was originally a board game in 1985 created by Anthony E. Pratt played all over the world. The murder mystery then became a movie in 1985; followed by a TV series in 1990, that only the UK saw; a Broadway Musical in 1993 and off Broadway...

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

Hillcrest Football 2018: A Look Back

Hillcrest Football 2018: A Look Back

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

The Hillcrest High School 2018 football team had an amazing season this year. They were able to finish undefeated in the regular season (9-0) with a final record of (12-1). They were also named 2018 Conference Champs and 2018 State Semifinalists, in addition to other team and individual recognitions. ...

Is it really time for college applications?

Is it really time for college applications?

Jovencio Daguio Jr., Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

College applications can be very stressful, but at the same time, it can be exciting. Every senior throughout the nation or even outside goes through the same exact process as everyone else. That means you're not alone! We all may feel overwhelmed with the college application process including that of writi...

Music Debate: Astroworld is better than Queen, let’s argue.

Music Debate: Astroworld is better than Queen, let’s argue.

Jamal Cole, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

Before I compare the albums, I want to give a brief history of each artist. Jacques Berman Webster II, better known as Travis Scott, has been making music since 2008. Signed to Epic Records, he gained popularity around 2012 when he dropped his first mixtape Owl Pharaoh, and he continued to gain a cult...

Walk with a Purpose

Walk with a Purpose

Dontacia Mason, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Have you ever walked through the hallways during passing period? If you answer yes to the preceding question, this article is for you. The hallways are the worst part of my day. Which part of the hallway you might ask? The most problematic part, the intersection before Blue and Yellow Hall. You ha...

How It Ends: A Review

How It Ends: A Review

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

 A movie that I watched recently on Netflix was How It Ends. The movie is about a man named Will (Theo James) and his future father in law (Forest Whitaker), who struggles to reach Sam (Kat Graham), who is thousands of miles away, in midst of an apocalypse. Will and Sam are a young couple who are ...

Tyler Perry’s BOO! A Madea Halloween

Tyler Perry’s BOO! A Madea Halloween

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

It’s that time of the year again! Are you ready to eat popcorn and pee your pants as you watch your favorite scary movie, go to haunted houses, or even wear your Halloween costume while you go trick or treating? No? Well, that’s understandable because I'm also not ready. I’m that type of person...

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....

Maze Runner – The Scorch Trials: Film Review

Maze Runner – The Scorch Trials: Film Review

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018

A really good movie that I saw not too long ago and really love was called Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials. The Scorch Trials is the second movie that was made in The Maze Runner series.  The movie’s plot was about a bunch of teenagers referred to as gladers who have successfully escaped the maze wh...

JOIN OR DIE : Being a Young Adult in Today’s Society

JOIN OR DIE : Being a Young Adult in Today’s Society

Sydney Varnado, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to play a, what I thought would be funny and lighthearted, joke on my mom. While sitting in the kitchen watching her cook breakfast for one of my older sisters and I, I told her I had decided that I wouldn’t be going to college. I then decided to go further by statin...

Venom: A Review

Venom: A Review

Alonzo Arostegui, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

Since before the start of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, comic book fans have been waiting to see Venom, one of Spider Man's most dangerous, as well as popular, villains make his appearance on the silver screen. While the character has appeared in previous films, such as the third installment of Sam...

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