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)
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Respectability Politics Amongst African-American Women

Respectability Politics Amongst African-American Women

March 14, 2016

This past summer I was honored to be a scholar of an organization called LEDA (Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America) at Princeton University. This 7-week program consisted of living the life of...

Peer Pressure: Should you give in or not?

March 14, 2016

What’s so big about being peer pressured? Peer pressure is a serious issue among students, especially those that are in high school. As defined, peer pressure (or social pressure) is influence a peer...

PWI or HBCU? Which is the best institution for you?

January 28, 2016

The controversial debate on whether a predominantly white institution (PWI) or a historically Black college and university (HBCU) is better than the other for African ­Americans is highly discussed in...

The Do’s and Donts of Senior Year

The Do’s and Don’ts of Senior Year

January 7, 2016

The first semester of senior year is finally over!!! Although this is a huge accomplishment for the Class of 2016 at Hillcrest High School, seniors need to be aware that there is still one more semester...

Hillcrest Announces Snowcoming 2016

Hillcrest Announces “Snowcoming 2016”

January 5, 2016

As President of the Executive Board for Student Council, I am proud to announce that Snowcoming 2016 will be themed "Frozen In Time!" Snowcoming will take place January 19th through ­23rd culminating...

Hillcrest Homecoming 2015: EMPIRE

Hillcrest Homecoming 2015: EMPIRE

October 15, 2015

Hillcrest High School held its annual homecoming, and the 2015’s theme was Empire! Empire is a hit TV show aired on Fox. It is about a family that owns a record company. However, this family, The...

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