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September 28 2015

In This Issue

Principals Desk
Football Wins
• Hillcrest Highlights
• Teacher Profile
• Around the Castle

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School Mission Statement | Principal's Desk

Gathering in Hillcrest's historic chapel is a group of students going through a nearly century long tradition. With sunkissed cheeks the students have a certain glow. Their shirts read, "Live. Learn. Go.", a motto at Hillcrest that will grow real through explanations of Hillcrest's culture, explained during orientation.

In the Principal's Desk this week you will read about the opening of orientation and how Hillcrest's mission statement impacts the campus. You'll also have the opportunity to watch Mr. Isaac's address to the student body on the first day of school.

To read the article, and watch Principal Isaac's address, please CLICK HERE>>.

Comet Football Makes Statement

Providing 381 yards of total offense is a great way to start the season. Hillcrest had little trouble establishing home field advantage after Senior Chris Tungseth scampered for a first down on a fake punt, capitalizing on what seemed to be a quick 3-and-out opening drive to start the 2015 football season. Scoring on the first drive of the season, the Comets established their 2015 season and cruised to an opening night win.

To read a full recap of the game, please CLICK HERE>>

Highlights Show First Week at HLA

Hillcrest highlights are watched countless times by parents and grandparents throughout the year. Hillcrest's marketing team created two highlights communicating some of the excitement surrounding move-in day and the first week of classes. 

To watch the highlights, please CLICK HERE>>

New Face Behind the History Books

Hillcrest is excited to welcome Mr. Ryan Garvin to the classroom. Ryan is working alongside Mr. Gregg Preston in the History department. 

Ryan's passion is guiding students to see Jesus. In writing his bio he noted, “God has sharpened my desire to come alongside others in a mentoring capacity as I have intentionally surrounded myself with mentors of my own.”

To read more on Mr. Garvin, and hear why students are in good hands in his classroom, please CLICK HERE>>

Around the Castle

Sports Practices
The Boys' Soccer team kicks-off a double-header on Saturday. To see what other sports are happening at HLA, visit the SPORTS CALENDAR>>
Phelps Mill Picnic
Sunday, Aug. 30 Buses for dorm students will leave after church at 11:30am for Phelps Mill. Off-campus students/families are invited to attend, but should plan their own ride. The group will stop at Grannys Pantry in returning to Hillcrest. ETA at HLA is 6PM
Laser Tag
Saturday, Sept. 5 at 7pm the dormitory is hosting the first Laser Tag night in the Main Building Gym. 
Valleyfair Trip
Sunday, Sept. 6 the dormitory is scheduling the annual Valleyfair trip. Students will depart at approx. 6AM and return at approx. 10PM.
HLA Homecoming
Homecoming is scheduled for the week of Sept. 21. The homecoming football game is Friday, Sept. 25 at 7pm vs. Park Christian.
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