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Congratulations to Clif Davis!  He has been selected to the Idaho Speech Arts Teachers Association Hall of Fame.  This is a great honor, please join me in give Clif a pat on the back.



-Congratulations to Camille Blackburn. Camille has been honored by the Idaho American Choral Directors Association with the award of Idaho's Outstanding Choral Director for 2015.


-Mr. McLaren has been selected as the Idaho Secondary School Principal of the Year! All of the hard work and dedication to the students, staff and community is greatly appreciated.


This past weekend several good things occurred:


-Savannah Bair won 4th place in Original Oratory, Rylan Holverson won 4th place in Expository Speaking and Christian Weinrich won 4th place in Extemporaneous Speaking at State Debate.

-Savannah Bair achieved the highest degree possible in the National Speech & Debate Association: Premier Distinction which represents 1500 points garnered during competitions. Less than 5% of Students nation-wide achieve this distinction in four years of high school forensics competition.

-Savannah Bair, Connor Corbridge, Bryce Jones and Christian Weinrich were each awarded the status of Academic All-American with the National Speech & Debate Association for excellence in both Academics and Competition.

Congratulations to our HOSA Students. Below are the results from the HOSA State Leadership Conference in Boise.

Dillon Weatherston Medical Spelling 1st place

Thaonhi Nyguyen Nutrition 1st place

TeAnna Drummer Transcultural Healthcare 1st place

Carter French Clinical Specialty 1st place

Haley Friesenhahn Biomedical Laboratory Science 1st place

Jessica Foster Extemporaneous Health Poster 1st place

Tori Louk Physical Therapy 2nd place

Haley Friesenhahn Extemporaneous Writing 2nd place

Tristan Yoder Epidemiology 2nd place

Chelsey Wood & Career Health Display 2nd place

Carter French       

Ethan Tall Dental Science 3rd place

Bailee Zinzer & Forensic Medicine 3rd place

Tristan Yoder


Our cheerleaders and dance team represented Hillcrest very well at the state competition last week.  Knightline finished 4th in the Kick routine and our cheerleaders took 3rd in the stunt all-girl division.


Cogratulations to the following students for placing in the District State Solo competition! They will compete at state on May 1st and 2nd.

Stephani Crandall - 3rd place soprano

Nathan Wilde - 3rd place tenor

Tennyson Miller - 3rd place baritone

Tyler Marlowe - 1st place bass


Ashley Walker placed First in this year's (Helen Aupperle) Senior Art Portfolio Contest.


Megan Ball placed 2nd in Clarinet Solo at the District Solo Contest. She will represent Hillcrest at the State Solo Contest in May.


Our very own Mrs. Blackburn and her choir have been invited to participate in a performance of The Music of Dan Forrest on the Distinguished Concerts International New York Concert Series in New York City at Carnegie Hall.  This event will take place January 19, 2016.  This is a wonderful achievement and recognition for Mrs. Blackburn and our choirs.


Bank of Idaho Art Awards

1st Place Emily Maus - Watercolor

1st Place Raitchele Cornett - Sculpture/Ceramics 


The Hillcrest Debate team came in 2nd place out of 14 schools at the annual Joust tournament. Our team is ranked 35th nationally out of 7875 schools!  


Congratulations to Rydder Driggs! Rydder has been appointed to both West Point Military Academy as well as the Air Force Academy. He is now deciding between the two schools as well as BYU where he would play soccer. 


Knightline Dance Team placed 1st in Military and Prop duing the Madison High School dance competition!


Knightline placed 1st place at the Idaho Classic in the prop routine!


Hillcrest Health Fair 

-Congratuation to Mr. Neal and our Health Students for providing great insight on a wide variety of health related topics! 


State Swimming Champions

-Roger Woods, Ethan Bunce, Trevor Murphy and Blake Krupa swam the  400 Free relay to finish as the #2 relay in the state

-Blake Krupa also swam the 100 Breast and finished 3rd overall

-Roger Woods reached the podium in the 50 Free by finishing 2nd overall

-Roger Woods broke the state record in the 100 Free at prelims on Friday and decided that it wasn't fast enough so he broke it again on Saturday at the finals. Roger is the State Champion in the 100 Free and now holds the Idaho State Record for that event!

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