New Yearly Tour for All Hillcrest Alumni

On June 8, 2024, the Alumni Connection and Hillcrest High School will host the first annual Hornet Homecoming: Returning to the Hill! Hillcrest alumni of all ages are welcome! This your chance to see how things have changed since you were last there and to find out what new things are going on! Spread the word! Get your classmates together to come! Let us know you’ll be there:


SPS Students Win at Journalism Convention

SPS student journalists win big at Journalism Education Association Spring National Convention in Kansas City. Read the full articleΒ HERE.


HHS New Home to Student-Run Volt Credit Union

Missouri’s first student-run credit union branch is officially open at Hillcrest. A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked its opening on May 2. The branch is just steps away from the cafeteria at Hillcrest This is a collaboration between Springfield Public Schools College and Career Readiness department and Volt Credit Union. It allows HHS students to gain real world work experience in the financial services industry while learning valuable financial literacy skills.Β  Students who work there will develop a deeper understanding of how financial institutions operate, learn specific job skills, and be better prepared to manage their own financial wellness.Β 
A Volt employee and Certified Financial Counselor will manage the branch and oversee student interns. The branch will operate during the school day and will only be available for use by Hillcrest students, faculty, and staff. Read full story HERE.


Hillcrest Hornets Fund

This fund provides opportunities for students in need to participate in school activities. It covers things like fees for art, debate, athletics, dual credit, and more! These opportunities enhance the students’ academic and extra-curricular activities.


To donate to the Hillcrest Hornets Fund, go HERE. In the comments section, state that it is for the Hillcrest Hornets Fund.


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