Hillcrest provides general PE instruction for our students. Additionally, organized teams of Indoor Soccer (futsol), Volleyball, and Basketball are provided and add a level of competition with other schools within the area. High school athletics encourage students to develop in leadership, self-discipline, and motivation; all good qualities for the adult world. It teaches fair play, dealing with disappointment, and how to work toward goals, both individual goals and those within a group. Juggling athletic schedules teaches time management skills. It helps the student develop an active physical body, which in turn aids in their academic success. Finally, by supporting a lifestyle of health and physical fitness, athletics sets up the habits for maintaining good health throughout a lifetime.
Hillcrest encourages athletic participation in meeting the goals of our motto: Love, Learn, Lead.