HPCS Weekly News- October 26, 2016

HPCS Closed Monday for Pastor Yearick’s Funeral

As you may have already heard, Pastor David Yearick went to be with the Lord yesterday morning after a long battle with cancer. Pastor Yearick was the founder of Hampton Park Christian School, and we will miss him dearly.

Upcoming Events

Fall Book Fair

Come by the Library for the Hampton Park Fall Book Fair! The Library will be open Tuesday, October 25 – Friday, October 28, from 8:30 – 4:00, and for 30 minutes before and after the Parent/Teacher Fellowship. We are partnering with Life Way Christian Bookstore and Usborne books and will have a wide range of books to interest both Upper and Lower School students and their parents. Remember that books make wonderful birthday and Christmas gifts for students and teachers! Special arrangements can be made to keep the book order a surprise.

Bible Sword Drill Run-off

Bible Sword Drill Run-off will be held in the Collins Auditorium this Friday, October 28, at 1:30 p.m. Parents are welcome to attend.

Election Day – November 8

There will be no school or child care on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8.

Thanksgiving/Christmas Project – Operation Christmas Child

Lower School students are collecting items for Operation Christmas Child this year. What can you do?

  • Visit our website to see the suggested items to fill the shoeboxes.
  • Send in all items by November 9.
  • Donate cash to help pay for shipping and supplies (checks should be made out to HPCS).
  • Pray that our boxes will be a blessing and that the Gospel will go forth!

Veterans Day Program

Join us on Friday, November 11, as we honor those who serve our country. Our annual Veterans Day Program begins at 10:20 a.m. in the Main Auditorium.

Parent/Teacher Fellowship – October 27, at 7 – 8 p.m. in the Miller Activities Center

  • Parents of K4-12th grade students are encouraged to attend!
  • The Lower School band will give a short band concert.
  • Advanced Therapy Solutions will have an occupational therapist available for parents to discuss occupational therapy concerns which could include cognitive processing and attention, sensory processing and integration, visual/perceptual skills, gross motor coordination, handwriting and other fine motor development. Advanced Therapy Solutions offers free screenings for HP students and can provide occupational therapy services at HP.
  • Dr. Priest will speak on “State of the School.”
  • Child care for K4-6th graders will be provided by the Senior Class and they will accept tips to help raise funds for their senior trip. Please rsvp to jamimurr@hamptonpark.org if you plan to bring children for child care.
  • The Library will be open 30 minutes before and after the PTF for the Book Fair.

Panthers in Action

SCACS Tournament – Support for the Panthers!

Upward Star Center, 9768 Warren H. Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg, SC 29301

Friday, October 28

  • Varsity Volleyball 12:00, 3:15, and 7:00
  • Varsity Soccer 4:00

Saturday, October 29

  • Varsity Volleyball 10:30 or 11:30 for the quarterfinals
  • Varsity Volleyball 1:30 for the semifinals
  • Varsity Soccer 1:00 or 2:45Admission to either soccer or volleyball for the entire day: Adults $6/Students $4
  • Children 5 and under are FREE.
  • Admission to both soccer and volleyball tournament for the entire day: Adults $10/Students $6


Try-outs/practices begin the week of October 31. Practice times for October 31 are as follows:

  • MS girls 3:15 – 5:00
  • MS boys 3:30 – 5:15
  • Varsity girls 5:00 – 7:00
  • JV/Varsity boys 5:15 – 7:30

Students must have a current physical on file in order to try-out. Physical forms are on RenWeb and in the office.

General Announcements

Ingles Tools for Schools

The Ingles Tools for Schools card must be linked to Hampton Park every year in order for the portion of sales to be designated for Hampton Park. If you have not yet done this, you may link your card online here or by turning in the Ingles form to the office.

Lost and Found

Our Lost and Found is overflowing after last week’s Carnival. Please stop by the Miller Activities Center and look in the room next to the fireplace. You may find something you did not even realize was missing!

Lunch Menu

Wednesday, 10/26Thursday, 10/27Friday, 10/28Monday, 10/31Tuesday, 11/1
Beef stroganoff, green beans, salad, rollSausage or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtLasagna, salad, garlic breadSouthwest chicken wrap, chips & salsa, fruit, dessertChili bar, cornbread, corn chips, dessert


Looking Ahead


October 25-28Fall Book Fair
October 27PTF/Band Concert – K4-12th Parents (7 p.m. – MAC)
October 28Sword Drill Run-off (Grades 4-6)
October 28-29SCACS Soccer/Volleyball Tournament
October 31-November 3Bob Jones Festival
November 7-10Lower School Soccer Camp
November 8Election Day – No School or Child Care
November 11Veteran’s Day Program (10:20 a.m. Main Auditorium)
November 15Lower School Speech Run-off
November 17Upper School Spelling Bee Test
November 18Thanksgiving Program (10 a.m. Main Auditorium) and Lunch
November 18Geography Bee (Grades 4-8; 2:25 p.m. Main Auditorium)
November 21Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
November 22Lower School Spelling Bees
November 23-25Thanksgiving Break
December 1Voice Run-off (Grades 4-6)
December 1-3Drama Production
December 6Upper School Speech Run-off
December 8Upper School Christmas Program (7 p.m. Main Auditorium)
December 13Lower School Christmas Program (Grades 3-6; 7 p.m. Main Auditorium)
December 14-16Upper School Exams
December 14-15Early Dismissal – 11:30 a.m.
December 15Lower School Christmas Program (Grades K4-2; 7 p.m. Main Auditorium)
December 16Early Dismissal – 11 a.m.



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