HPCS Weekly News – August 23, 2016

Upcoming Events

School Picture Day

School picture day is tomorrow, August 24, for the Upper School. Students should follow the normal school dress code for picture day.

Senior Character Shots

Seniors Character Shots will be held on Wednesday, August 24 and Thursday, August 25.

Connection Week

We are looking forward to Connection Week which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30 – Friday, September 2. A brochure of information has been sent home with Upper School students. Please sign and return the permission form by tomorrow. Students will not be able to participate without a completed permission form.

Moms in Prayer

Moms in Prayer (MIP) is for moms, grandmothers, aunts, etc. of students or families that are part of the HPCS family. MIP meets Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in room M202/204. Questions? Contact Stephanie Lyons at 864.787.5224.

Lunch Room Visits

Beginning on Tuesday, September 6, parents are welcome to join their children for lunch. We ask that you wait until this date so that we can adequately establish our lunchroom routines. Thank you!

Panthers in Action

Away Games Addresses/Maps

RenWeb is the resource for locating addresses/maps to away games. One way to find the addresses is to open the “2016 Fall Game Schedule with Addresses” document in the Resources tab. A second source is located in the Calendar tab on the left side under “School Information.” Select the away game on the calendar and then “click for map.”  This will bring up the address in google maps.  If you have other questions, please contact the school office.

2016-2017 Panther Pass

Come by the office and pick up your 2016-2017 Panther Pass for admission to all regular season home games!

Upcoming Games

  • Thursday, August 25
    • Middle School Volleyball vs. Shannon Forest 4:00
    • Middle School Soccer vs. Shannon Forest 5:00
    • JV Volleyball vs. Shannon Forest 5:00
    • Varsity Volleyball vs. Shannon Forest 6:00
  • Friday, August 26
    • JV Volleyball @ Walnut Grove – 4:30
    • Varsity Volleyball @ Walnut Grove – 5:30
    • Varsity Soccer vs. Northside – 5:00
  • Monday, August 29
    • Middle School Volleyball vs. Spartanburg Day – 4:00
    • Middle School Soccer vs. Spartanburg Day – 4:30
    • Middle School Volleyball vs. St. Mary’s – 6:00

General Announcements

HPCS Drawstring Bags!

The Senior class will be selling HPCS drawstring bags as a fundraiser for the Senior Trip. The bags will sell for the LOW PRICE OF $5 and will be available in the lunchroom starting Monday, August 29. Buy a bag and support HPCS and the Senior Class!


RenWeb Information

All parents are encouraged to log in to RenWeb to view the school calendar, important announcements, homework, grades, and more! To create a ParentsWeb account with RenWeb (it’s free!), go to www.renweb.com and click “logins” on the right side of the webpage.  Our school code is HP-SC.



  • PHOTO RELEASE FORM – Please be reminded that we need a signed Photo Release form for every student. If you have not yet turned in your form, please turn it in to the homeroom teacher by Thursday, August 25.
  • COMPUTER LAB/INTERNET ACCEPTABLE-USE POLICY FORM – All students in grades 3 and above must turn in the Computer Lab/Internet Policy form by the end of August. If a student does not have a signed form by September, the student will not be allowed to use the Computer Lab.  Please return the forms as soon as possible.  Forms may be found on RenWeb under Resource Documents.  


HPCS Library Catalog

Parents and students are now able to access the HPCS Library Catalog search to look for a book.  Click here to be connected.  You may search by title, subject, author or series.  Although we cannot put a book on hold, if a book is checked out you may reserve it and will be notified when the book is returned to the library.  Remember, students may check out up to two books at a time.


RenWeb Lunch Ordering

In order to better assist the lunchroom staff, we will no longer be offering the option to order lunch on RenWeb.  Students may order lunch each morning in homeroom as usual.  Thank you!


Lunch Menu

Wednesday, 8/24Thursday, 8/25Friday, 8/26Monday, 8/29Tuesday, 8/30
Turkey or ham sub sandwich, salad, pretzelsBacon or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtShepherd’s pie, yogurt parfait, biscuitSloppy joes, baked beans, potato chips, fruitSalad bar, Jell-O, brownie


Looking Ahead


August 24Upper School Picture Day
August 24-25Senior Character Shots
August 30-September 2Connections Week (Upper School)
September 5Labor Day – No School or Child Care
September 9Flag Raising
September 13Make up Pictures
September 13Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
September 14Honor Society Induction Rehearsal (3:30 p.m.)
September 15Honor Society Induction (10:20 a.m. Main Auditorium)
September 16-17Varsity Soccer/Volleyball Tournament
September 21Teacher’s Convention (11:30 a.m. dismissal – No Child Care)
September 22-23Teacher’s Convention (No School or Child Care)
September 29Class Meetings (Grades 11 and 12)
October 3Carnival Work Night
October 7Grandparent’s Day
October 15Senior Pictures
October 17End of 1st Grading Period
October 17Carnival Work Night
October 19PSAT (Required for Sophomores)
October 20Lower School Conferences (No K4 or K5 classes; Grades 1-6 dismiss at 11:30 a.m. Grades 7-12 full day)
October 21Conferences (No K4 or K5 classes; Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.)
October 21Senior Carnival (11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
October 21Report Cards


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