HPCS Weekly News – November 1, 2016

 Upcoming Events

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 have until November 9 to turn in items for Operation Christmas Child. It’s not too late for your child to participate. What can you do?

  • Visit our website to see the suggested items to fill the shoeboxes.
  • Send in all items by Wednesday, 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.

Soccer Camp

The senior members of the Varsity Soccer Team, with direction from Coaches McAdams and Murphy, will host a soccer camp for students in grades 3-6 on November 7, 9, and 10, from 3:15 – 5:00 p.m. The $20 fee includes learning soccer skills, refreshments each day, and a pizza party on the last day. Turn in your form by Friday, November 4!

Panthers in Action

Varsity Volleyball and Soccer

Congratulations to our Varsity Volleyball and Soccer teams for their third-place finishes at the SCACS State Tournament! Thanks to all the fans for your support!

Basketball Schedule On-line

You can access the complete game schedule on RenWeb. Practices for this week are as follows:

Tuesday, November 1

  • MS Girls 3:15-5:00
  • MS Boys 3:30-5:15
  • Varsity Girls 6:15-8:15
  • Varsity Boys 6:15-8:15

Wednesday, November 2

  • MS Girls 3:15-5:00
  • MS Boys 3:30-5:00


Thursday, November 3

  • MS Girls 3:15-5:00
  • MS Boys 3:30-5:15
  • Varsity Girls 5:00-7:00
  • Varsity Boys 5:15-7:30

Friday, November 4

  • MS Girls 3:15-5:00
  • MS Boys 3:30-5:15
  • Varsity Boys 5:15-7:30

Please be reminded that students must have a current physical on file in order to try-out. Physical forms are on RenWeb and in the office.

General Announcements

2016 Bible Sword Drill

Congratulations to the following students:

  • 1st place: Ben Bottoms
  • 2nd place: Christian Scott
  • Alternate: Samuel Lopez

Lower School SCACS Speech Run-off

The speech run-off for the SCACS Fine Arts competition will be held on Tuesday, November 15. Speech Intent forms were sent home in Lower School students’ folders today and need to be returned by Thursday, November 10. The poems for grades 2-3 and grades 4-6 are on RenWeb and need to be memorized before November 15 if the student plans to compete in the run-off.

Soup Contest Winner!

Congratulations to 6th grader, Daniel Doyel, the first place winner of the soup contest! His yummy tortellini soup recipe will be featured in the lunchroom on November 16. Honorable mention goes to Emily Patterson for her second place finish!

Lunch Menu

Wednesday, 11/2Thursday, 11/3Friday, 11/4Monday, 11/7Tuesday, 11/8
Warm ham and cheese sandwich or sliders, chips, pickleBacon or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtBreakfast: Cheesy scrambled eggs, sausage, hash brown, cinnamon rollItalian pizza bake, hot mozzarella cheese sticks, saladElection Day- No School or Child Care


Looking Ahead



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.
January 3School Resumes
January 9End of 2nd Grading Period
January 10Second Semester Begins
January 11-13Art Contests
January 12Instrumental Solos and Ensembles Run-offs
January 13Report Cards
January 16Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No School or Child Care
January 20Piano Solo and Ensemble Run-offs
January 23-27Spirit Week
August 10First Day of School – 2017-2018 School Year



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