AR Tailgate Party

Congratulations to the following Lower School students for earning their way onto the Accelerated Reader Wall of Fame during the first 9 weeks! In order to qualify, they had to earn 25 A.R. points in the first term, and then they were invited to a “tailgate party” celebration.

1st Grade: Mariah Loving, Sharri Moore, Hannah Morton, and Jessica Tran

3rd Grade: Annalise Beard, Michael Lacey, Sophia Nino, and Deeya Sharma

4th Grade: Brooke Cadwallader, Silas Chambers, Diarra Davis, Dylan Harris, A’niya Morris, Mason Oexman, Mary Grace Tomlinson, Layla Williams, Mercie Wilson, and Colby Zillinger

5th Grade: Ivy Bankston, Kannon Cowart, Kayla Epperson, Teagan Hammond, Campbell Hargett, London McKenzie, Savannah Morton, Dhvani Patel, Jayden Rhymes, and Makenzie Ward

6th Grade: Dominique Austin, Bert Burns, Lily Dumas, Jillian Hall, Reba Lee, Jordyn McGee, and Brandon Turner

Way to go!!

Mu Alpha Theta Inducts New Members

Congratulations to our newest members of Mu Alpha Theta — the national high school mathematics honor society — who were inducted into the Hillcrest chapter yesterday during chapel. According to its website, the purpose of Mu Alpha Theta is to inspire “a keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics…. Mu Alpha Theta provides a method for schools to recognize and encourage students who enjoy and excel in mathematics.”

Front Row, L to R: Trinity Powell, Kaylyn Turner, Alex Howell, Katelynn Phillips, Sarah Grace Brownlee, and Beth Hammill; Middle Row, L to R: Jabari Johnson, Skyler Williamson, Lexi Leger, Ashley Myers, and Jessica Bewley; Back Row, L to R: James Adams, Abigail Browning, Addie Cothern, Sam Brownlee, and Aliza Williams

In order to become a member, 9th through 12th-grade students must meet the following minimum requirements: They must have completed two years of college preparatory mathematics, including algebra and/or geometry, and have completed or are enrolled in a third year of college preparatory math. They also must have at least a 3.0 math grade point average. Congratulations to these students for their hard work!

2018-2019 Officers: Katelynn Phillips, Alex Howell, Kaylyn Turner, and Sarah Grace Brownlee