Conspiracy theories

Amy Hale

May 7, 2019

There are many things in this world we don’t understand, most of them are considered not real. This is where conspiracy theories come in. For the non-believers they simply don’t exist, for those who believe, they try to puzzle...

Snapchat Streaks

Marissa Kendrick

May 7, 2019

Snapchat is a relatively new social media platform used by 150 million people daily. Streaks are a part of snapchat and were introduced in 2016, and since then they have been very popular. Many people spend time and effort ke...

Teacher and Students Pet Peeves

Ariel Crichton

May 7, 2019

  A pet peeve is something that a particular person finds especially annoying. Hillcrest is full of things that bother people. From words that get said too much, to teachers giving out too much work, pet peeves are common....

Has Anti-LGBTQ+ Bullying Reached a New Level?

Victoria Price, writer

April 23, 2019

Has Anti-LGBTQ+ Bullying Reached a New Level? By Victoria Price   On Friday, April 5th, a handful of students at Kickapoo High School broke the hearts of thousands of people in and out of the LGBTQ+ community when a teenage bo...

The Benefits of Art

Kaley Porter

April 15, 2019

  Art is for everyone, whether you're extremely good or not. Most of the time art is often seen as something for “creative” people, or people who have way to much time on their hands. But in all reality it’s not. ...

Hidden Halls of Hillcrest

Shannon Riley and Kaley Porter, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Hidden Halls of Hillcrest By: Kaley Porter and Shannon Riley You might’ve seen Snapchats or even posts on Instagram about the “hidden” passages inside Hillcrest, but are they really “hidden?” Hillcrest journalists had...

Next Year’s Plays

Ariel Crichton, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Next year will be bittersweet as Mr. Gideon, the Drama teacher, will sadly wrap up his final years at Hillcrest.  He is excited about the plays “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in the fall and “Ordinary People...

Paper or Technology

Hailey Best and Emily Mahon

April 2, 2019

Paper or Technology? The most commonly asked question within Hillcrest would be, “Do you have a Chromebook charger I can use?” The question most commonly heard until a few years ago was, “Do you have something I can writ...

Drop Out or Not?

William Drennan

April 2, 2019

Drop Out or Not?   So if you had the choice to drop out of high school for $10,000, or would you choose to stay in school and get free college? Well, we asked people that exact question. Here’s what your peers sa...

Mrs. Williams’ Embarrassing Moments

Hannah Holt

March 27, 2019

Teacher’s Embarrassing Moments Mrs. Williams is an outstanding and remarkable teacher, and she never fails to help you or put a smile on your face. She's always there when you need her and she hardly ever makes a mistake, b...

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