News and Annoucements

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December 3, 2013


Starting with the second semester every Tuesday will be a minimum day. Our teachers and staff are preparing to roll out next year's common core standards. Please click here to read the announcement from Ms. Radeka, our principal.

October 24, 2013

Here is a link to our current bell schedule. Please click here.

September 11, 2013

Sports are off to a great start. Right now we have boys water polo, cross country, football, and girls volleyball going on. Come on out and support Hillcrest Athletics.



July 31, 2013

We are only a few days away from the first day of school after a great summer. School resumes on Wednesday, August 14. The first bell rings at 7:26 and class begins at 7:30. The school calendar can be viewed by clicking here. You will need Adobe Reader to view the file.

June 20, 2013

Registration Information for the 2013 - 2014 school year. Registration pick up is July 31, August 1, and August 2 from 8:00 am - 1pm.

Date Time Grade Level
Monday, August 5th 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Freshman
Tuesday, August 6th 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Sophomore
Wednesday, August 7th 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm Make-Up


June 20, 2013

Office hours for the summer are Monday through Thursday 7:00 - 4:30.


June 20, 2013 English Honors

We hope you are having a great summer. If you are taking English Honors there is no summer work for you to do although you are highly encouraged to read throughout the summer.

June 20, 2013 English Math

We hope you are having a great summer. If you are taking Math Honors there is no summer work for you to do although you are highly encouraged to calculate and use math throughout the summer.


June 3, 2013

We had a great last day of school. We took a class photo of the freshmen class. Here are the phots to check out. You can click the photo to get a larger version of the photo.

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May 14, 2013

We are running our STEM Faire from May 15 to May 24. Our STEM faire is researching, designing, and building a solar oven or solar still. Students - Please click here to see the supporting webpages to complete the project.


May 7, 2013 - RCOE Featured Video Please Read On!

The Riverside County of Education has featured our school on their "It's My School" series. They visited us a few months ago and interviewed students, teachers, and the prinicipal. If you would like to find out more about our school and see some of our students in action please view the video by clicking here.


April 23, 2013

We have our first drama production coming up. Mrs. Johnson and her students have been working hard to get ready to show what they can do. We also have a new stage and lighting system to share with everyone. The cost of tickets is $5 for adults and $2 for students and children. The money will go to help future productions. Our performances will be Friday, May 10 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, May 11 at 7:00 pm. Please come and enjoy. No flash photography or videography will be allowed.

April 22, 2013

The school calendar for the 2013 - 2014 school year has been approved by the school board. You can view next year's calendar by clicking here.


April 12, 2013

The Gluck Summer Camp of the Arts is a free camp for people aged 14-18 – All are welcome to apply, but there are limited spaces and applications are required. Gluck Summer Camp of the Arts offers free workshops through UCR’s departments of Art, Creative Writing, Dance, History of Art, Music and Theatre. Each workshop will be taught by a graduate fellow in the Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts, a program funded by the Max H. Gluck Foundation. You can find more information at http://www.gluckprogram.ucr.edu/

Friday, March 29, 2013

We have just released our April 2013 calendar. Please click this link to get your copy. 2013 April Calendar.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Star Testing will take place April 15 - April 26. All days are regularly scheduled days except for April 16 which is a minimum day.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Spring break is April 1 - 5. School is back in session on Monday, April 8. We hope all our students have a safe and great time on a break.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Parent Teacher Conferences are on Thursday, March 28 from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm. We would love to see you there.


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

We created a survey for the students who attended the Bourns Inc / UCR fieldtrip. If you attended please take the survey. Click http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FZKXX8k to take the survey.


Wednesday, February 20, 2013

We took 70 students on a field trip to visit UC Riverside's Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT) and Bourn's Inc. We were immersed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Students were guided through CE-CERT labs and experiments. We learned about many things including how to turn wood into bio diesel. Gordon Bourns spoke to the students about science. He led the students in several science experiments. Dr. Pamela Clute from UCR showed us how math is everywhere in life. She was also integral in making this field trip happen. She is the Executive Director of the ALPHA center at UCR. You can learn more about the ALPHA center by clicking here. We also learned about an annual Science and Technology Education Partnership. You can learn more at www.myscienceeducation.com.

Fieldtrip Student Experiment Student Experiment Student experiment Mr. Bourns and Student All Students Group Field Trip Phot



Tuesday, November 29, 2012

We are pleased to announce that Carl Koehler has been selected as the classified employee of the year. Carl has been a campus supervisor with the school district for several years. He greets students at our entry gate each morning with a smile and handshake. You can find him at our school coming in early and staying late helping students and staff with all their needs.


Thursday, September 27, 2012

Every day each of our students leave to their many activities after school. Right now we have several sports gearing up for their coming seasons while some sports are going on right now. We put together a little video of our students leaving for the day.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

We look forward to hosting a freshman football game between the Hillcrest Trojans and the Norte Vista Braves. GO TROJANS. Just a reminder that all football games are $1 dollar for students and $3 for adults. Thank you in advance for supporting school athletics in the city of Riverside.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Hillcrest sports are off to a great start. Girls Volleyball, Cross Country, Girls Tennis, and Football are all going strong. They are showing the entire school what it means to be Trojan Tough. Here is a picture of the Trojan's first touchdown. GO TROJANS.

Trojan's First Touchdown

Friday, August 17, 2012

The Press Enterprise came to Hillcrest for opening day ceremonies. Press Enterprise staff writer Dayna Straehley described opening day ceremonies. You can read the article here. Press Enterprise photographer Stan Lim was taking photos and video. You can watch the video here.

Friday, August 10, 2012

The entire Hillcrest staff is excited for our first day of school. If you haven't picked up your schedule you can try Student Link for Parents.

Friday, August 3, 2012

The Press Enterprise took notice of Hillcrest's upcoming opening by writing an article. Click here to read more. If you would like to watch Dr. Wilbur's tour of the school click here to watch the Press Enterprise Video.




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