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Upcoming Events
Tomorrow
10/28/2014
Repeating Event - Chess Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
10/31/2014
- Girl's Leadership Forum
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
- Student Book Club
10:30 AM - 11:05 AM
11/4/2014
Repeating Event - Chess Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
News from Hillcrest
No School
Monday, October 27 (Teacher Professional Development & Workday)
Friday, October 24 is the last day of term 1 and a full day for students.
Hillcrest Happenings October 27 - 31
Click here to view the weekly Hillcrest Happenings message.
SAGE Assessment Results Open House

Career & College Readiness
Hillcrest Jr. High School will be hosting Career & College Days during Plus Period throughout the school year.  It is our desire to expose our students to a broad array of post secondary career & college options by having professions in careers and colleges come in to give information to our students.  These will be held from 10:40 - 11:05 in the location listed below.
If you have a career you would like to come in and talk to our students about, please contact Ms. Stott in the counseling center at 801.264.7442
 
CAREER/COLLEGE DATE LOCATION
Murray SWAT Team November 11 Auditorium
University of Utah December 9 Choir Room


Thank you Mr. Larson for the GREAT presentation on careers in ENGINEERING! (10/21)


 
Reflections - Show Us Your Talent!


It's time for the annual PTA Reflections Contest!  The theme this year is “The world would be a better place if...”  Students can display their talent using this theme in one or more of the following categories:  Visual Arts,Photography, Literature, Music, Dance, Film, and 3D Art. 

Many teachers are offering extra credit for entering the reflections contest.  Find rules, additional information, and entry forms at hjhreflections.blogspot.com.  Entry forms are available in the front office.   All entries are due to the front office by November 18.  Every entry will receive a prize and school winners receive Cold Stone gift cards!


Word of the Week - October 20 - 24
Psychopomp (noun) sahy-koh-pomp
Definition:  A being that guides souls from the mortal realm to the afterlife.
Notable Psychopomps
-Charon (Greek) would ferry spirits across Styx into Hades.  
-Valkyries (Norse) chose fallen warriors to lead to Valhalla.                    
                                        -Ogmios (Celtic) bound souls before delivering them to the Otherworld.    
                                        -Anubis (Egyptian) took souls to the Duat where he also acted as judge.

Students of the Week: October 22 - 29

Congratulations To Our Students of the Week! 
7th Grade-Mauricio Olvera Avila
8th Grade-Katlin Howard
9th Grade-Paige McKay



 


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