Student Life

We learn, We Excel, We Lead!

Student activities

Student Clubs and Activities

HILA encourages students to maintain balance and participate in extracurricular activities that interest them. Many students find multiple clubs at HILA that suit their interests.

  • Debate Club
  • Model African Union
  • STEAM Explorers
  • Student Council
  • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Martial Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • African Dance
  • Step Team
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Agriculture
  • Yearbook Club
  • Odyssey of the Mind
  • Cheerleading
A young student writing a report.

Student Leadership

Committed to empowering students and fostering positive change, the HILA Student Council is the heart of student involvement. Led by passionate and dedicated student leaders, The student council strives to represent and amplify the voices of HILA's diverse student body. From organizing exciting events and initiatives that promote unity and school spirit, to addressing concerns and advocating for student needs, the student council is the catalyst for a thriving school community.

Inspiring student life at HILA.

HILA Academic Teams

The HILA Academic teams (Stallions, Colts, and Mustangs) numerous benefits to our students. They promote intellectual growth by fostering a competitive and collaborative environment where students can challenge themselves and expand their knowledge. Teamwork skills are honed as students work together to solve complex problems and achieve common goals. Academic teams also cultivate a sense of camaraderie and school spirit, boosting student engagement and motivation. Additionally, participation in academic teams develops leadership and communication skills that are valuable in future endeavors.

A diverse education enriches student lives at HILA.

Service learning

Our service learning program combines academic curriculum with meaningful community service, fostering civic responsibility and personal growth. By engaging in hands-on projects that address real issues in our community and country as a whole, students develop empathy and leadership skills. Service learning also nurtures critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork abilities. Moreover, it promotes a lifelong commitment to community engagement and cultivates well-rounded individuals. Through service learning, students become active citizens who contribute to building a better world.

Student walking down the hallway with her peers.

College and Career Counseling

Our college and career counseling program at HILA equips students with the tools they need to navigate their post-secondary journey successfully. Our dedicated team provides personalized guidance, helping students explore career options, research colleges, and navigate the application process. By providing resources, workshops, and one-on-one support, we empower students to make informed decisions about their future. Our program ensures that each student is prepared for college, trade school, or the workforce, maximizing their opportunities for success. With our college and career counseling, students embark on a path that aligns with their passions and goals, setting them up for a fulfilling future.

Teachers and mentors at HILA during an event.


There is always something exciting happening at HILA. We curate a number of events throughout the years not only for our students but for families as well. Over the years these events have become traditions that we look forward to. HILA traditions encourage participation, build community, and provide families with fond memories of their time spent on campus.

A fun night with students and families to celebrate the start of another great school year

On the last day of october students get to dress up as their favorite characters

HILA families gather for a full day of family fun, food, and entertainment

The largest trade fair of young entrepreneurs in the country

A magical christmas celebration with music, performances, and the lighting of the famous HILA Christmas tree

Students get to enjoy breakfast and bonding with their grandparents

Students get to learn about an array of career options from our amazing parents and community members

The most anticipated event of the year where the upper level students get to dance the night away

Held auarterly, students are celebrated at an award ceremony recognizing their academic achievements