HPCS Weekly News – October 4, 2016

Upcoming Events

Lunch – Pizza Day on Friday

Due to Grandparents’ Day, the lunchroom has switched the pizza lunch from Thursday to Friday. This Thursday, the lunch menu is Taco lasagna. Please make a note of this change.

Class Photos

Class photo orders should be turned in with payment to your child’s teacher by Friday, October 7.

College Preparation Meeting (grades 9-12) – October 10 at 7 p.m.

Students and parents are invited to come hear information about preparing for college on Monday, October 10, at 7 p.m. in M202/204. Please RSVP to Miss Shoemake (laurashoemake@hamptonpark.org) if you plan to attend.


Lower School students will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday and Friday, October 20-21, for parent/teacher conferences. There will be no school for K4/K5. Upper School students will have a regular schedule on October 20, and will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. on October 21.

Senior Carnival

Senior Carnival is Friday, October 21, from 11:30 – 2:00. Ticket information will be available soon, but please mark your calendars for this special day. Lower school students will need to have adult supervision at the Carnival or they may stay for late stay and be charged accordingly.

Bob Jones Festival

Bob Jones Festival will be held October 31 – November 3 for Upper School students in various fine arts categories. For students who will be attending, Mrs. Kilpatrick will provide information about the new on-line registration for the Festival. Be watching for details.

Super Hero Day

A number of upstate schools will be honoring Jacob Hall, the boy who was killed in the Townville Elementary School shooting last week, by wearing super hero attire to school. Students may dress in full costume or just accessorize and Upper School students may wear jeans.

Panthers in Action

Cross Country Meet @ Hampton Park

Come out to Hampton Park on Saturday, October 8, to cheer on the Panther’s Cross Country team. The race begins at 11 a.m. and is the last meet before the team heads to the State Meet at Walnut Grove on October 15.

Upcoming Games

  • Saturday, October 8
    • Cross Country Meet @ Hampton Park 11:00
  • Tuesday, October 11
    • JV Volleyball @ Bob Jones Academy 4:00
    • Varsity Soccer @ Bob Jones Academy 4:00
    • Varsity Volleyball @ Bob Jones Academy
  • Thursday, October 13
    • JV Volleyball @ Lake Pointe 4:15
    • Varsity Soccer @ Lake Pointe 4:45
    • Varsity Volleyball @ Lake Pointe 5:15
  • Friday, October 14
    • JV Volleyball vs. Spartanburg Day 5:15
    • Varsity Volleyball vs. Spartanburg Day 6:15
  • Saturday, October 15
    • Cross Country State Meet @ Walnut Grove
  • Monday, October 17
    • Varsity Soccer vs. Oconee 4:30
  • Tuesday, October 18
    • JV Volleyball vs. Walnut Grove 4:30
    • Varsity Volleyball vs. Walnut Grove 5:30


General Announcements

Support Our School

It’s not too late to sign-up to have Hampton Park receive money from Publix, Ingles, and Amazon for your purchases. Please visit our website to find out ways to support our school without spending any additional money.

Parent Alert by RenWeb

Our recent lockdown gave us a great opportunity to use our Parent Alert by RenWeb. If you have not signed up for this service yet, please sign up today! This system will allow us to contact you via text and/or voice message in case of emergencies or for time sensitive information. To sign up for this service, login to RenWeb, click “Web Forms” link and click “Information Update 2016.” At the bottom of the page, complete the “Parent Alert Information” for both parents/guardians. By selecting the phone and entering “no” at the bottom of the form, you are agreeing to allow us to send text messages to the phone you select.


Lunch Menu

Wednesday, 10/5 Thursday, 10/6 Friday, 10/7 Monday, 10/10 Tuesday, 10/11
Hot dogs, potato fries, chili, apple slices Taco lasagna, corn, chips & salsa Sausage or cheese pizza, salad or yogurt Sliced ham, green beans, hash brown casserole, roll Hamburger bar, French fries, fruit, dessert


Looking Ahead


October 7 Grandparents’ Day
October 8 HP Cross Country Meet  (11 a.m.)
October 15 Cross Country State Meet
October 17 End of 1st Grading Period
October 17 Carnival Work Night
October 18 Senior Pictures
October 19 PSAT (Required for Sophomores)
October 20 Lower School Conferences (No K4 or K5 classes; Grades 1-6 dismiss at 11:30 a.m. Grades 7-12 full day)
October 21 Conferences (No K4 or K5 classes; Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.)
October 21 Senior Carnival (11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
October 21 Report Cards
October 25-28 Fall Book Fair
October 27 PTF/Band Concert – K4-12th Parents (7 p.m. – MAC)
October 28 Sword Drill Run-offs (Grades 4-6)
October 28-29 SCACS Soccer/Volleyball Tournament
October 31-November 3 Bob Jones Festival
November 2-4 Ci Mini Camp
November 7-10 Lower School Soccer Camp
November 8 Election Day – No School or Child Care
November 11 Veteran’s Day Program (10:20 a.m. Main Auditorium)
November 15 Lower School Speech Run-off
November 17 Upper School Spelling Bee Test
November 18 Thanksgiving Program (10 a.m. Main Auditorium) and Lunch
November 18 Geography Bee (Grades 4-8; 2:25 p.m. Main Auditorium)
November 21 Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
November 22 Lower School Spelling Bees
November 23-25 Thanksgiving Break
December 1 Voice Run-offs (Grades 4-6)
December 1-3,5 Drama Production
December 6 Upper School Speech Run-off
December 8 Upper School Christmas Program (7 p.m. Main Auditorium)
December 13 Lower School Christmas Program (Grades 3-6; 7 p.m. Main Auditorium)
December 14-16 Upper School Exams
December 14-15 Early Dismissal – 11:30 a.m.
December 15 Lower School Christmas Program (Grades K4-2; 7 p.m. Main Auditorium)
December 16 Early Dismissal – 11 a.m.



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