Hillcrest E-Connect 9/17/16

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In This Issue

The Turn on Virtue
Volleyball Wins Big Game
History Starts Year With Strong Orientation
Alumn Receives Discipline Letter and Responds

The Turn on Virtue

Sitting at the feet of Socrates were two individuals who would debate and be debated for centuries. Plato and Aristotle took prompting from Socrates and developed a search for ultimate truth. The two looked to the particulars of the universe, working to discern ultimate reality by studying the world in motion. Eventually, their eyes raised to the heavens to ponder the ideals. A gentle mesh of the two is driving education at Hillcrest in a purposed fashion. Read the full article here>>
Campus News

Volleyball Wins Big

Thursday marked a turning point for the Lady Comets. Under new coach Brian Pickering, the Lady Comets played with renewed confidence under their coach's new scheme that propelled them over the Ashby Arrows in four sets. Read the Full Story>>

Math Focuses Future

Part of the Consumer Math class curriculum at Hillcrest is a Money Management Course by Dave Ramsey. Hillcrest's newest instructor, Mrs. Smith, is focusing her students not only on the advanced aspects of mathematics, but how understanding fundamentals can redirect student's life trajectory. Read the full story>>
Principal's Desk

History Starts Right

As Mr. Garvin opened his class this year students were found nose deep in the Bible. Classes around the nation hung quotes from famous and infamous men on white boards. The quotes from men gave perspective to why History is important. For Mr. Garvin, the truth in those quotes echo a Biblical Truth. History reveals what happens when men focus on Jesus Christ.  Read the Full Story>>

Nersten Shares Purpose

Craig Nersten started Hillcrest's dorm family group program last week with a special service. His message sparked conversations in the small groups that met afterwards. Hear the Message>>

Alumni News

Notes from Pres. Egge

Dare we say that Hillcrest is a success?

Ponder the following remarks by James M. Houston, “…[S]uccess is a public and cultural rating, whereas faithfulness to God remains hidden and divinely evaluated. … Living faithfully to Christ is in contrast with success, for it is marked by the sacrificial reality of the cross of Christ…Read the Full Article>>

Centennial Sighting

Tellef Senum received a note from President Broen. Palms sweating with his eyes on his suitcase, he opened the letter that would give him news of his discipline. The letter was a life line that Senum used to change his actions and realize what a life of eternal significance looks like.  Read the Full Story>>

Comet Calendar

Dorm Shopping at West Acres
Students will leave Hillcrest at noon, returning at 8pm, from a shopping trip to West Acres in Fargo, ND. Students will stop at HuHot Mongolian Grill for dinner. Cost is $5 for transportation.
Comets on the Field
Volleyball kicks off a busy week with a game vs. Park Christian on Monday. To view the full sports schedule Click Here>>
Friday Night Activity
Students are diving into the weekend activities. Friday, September 23, the dorms will host an open gym night at the Student Activity Center from 9-11pm.
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