HPCS Weekly News – February 14, 2017

 Quite a few students, as well as teachers, have been battling sickness this season. Please be reminded to keep sick students home from school until they have been fever-free and symptom free from the stomach bug for 24 hours. Thank you for your assistance in following this policy and helping to prevent the spread of sickness.


Upcoming Events

Basketball Camp

Basketball Camp will be held on Monday-Wednesday, February 27-March 1, from 3:15-5:00 p.m. at a cost of $20 per student. The registration deadline is February 24. Forms went home today.

Lower School Vocal and Piano Solos for Fine Arts Festival on March 3

Lower School students who are involved in vocal and piano solos for the Fine Arts Festival on March 3, should bring the original music for their vocal or piano piece to the school office by Friday, February 17.

Ci Mobile Robotics

  • The Upper School Ci Mobile Robotics Workshop will be held on February 21-23, from 3:15-5:15 p.m. in the Science Lab (M-120) and is designed to reinforce our biblical worldview and science curriculum. The cost for the three-day workshop is $70. Registrations will be on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited to 30 students, so register early. Registration deadline is Friday, February 17.
  • Students in grades 4-6, who are interested in joining our Lego Robotics Team, should consider attending the Lower School Ci Mobile Robotics Workshop, on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 7-8 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in A-201 (the second floor conference room of the MAC). Students who attend will learn strong problem solving skills and teamwork, be exposed to a theology of technology integrations and be encouraged to develop a biblical worldview. The cost for the workshop is $45 and will be billed to the Smart account. Information sheets went home with students today. Space is limited to 24, so register early. Registration deadline is Thursday, March 2.

Re-enrollment materials

Please be reminded that re-enrollment must be completed by March 3 to receive the $150 enrollment fee. After March 3, the fee will be $300.

SCACS Fine Arts Festival – March 3

Lower School students involved in the SCACS Festival at Hampton Park on March 3, should plan to wear the following:

  • Boys – black or navy dress pants, white shirts, and dark socks and dress shoes
  • Girls – black or navy skirts, white tops, white tights or leggings, and dark dress shoes

Panthers in Action

Tennis Team

Greenville Junior Team Tennis and Green Valley are once again partnering together to provide tennis to Hampton Park Christian School. Clinics will start the week of March 6 and conclude the week of May 8. Students ages 6-18 may choose between the Tuesday clinics from 4:00-5:00 p.m. or the Thursday clinics from 5:00-6:00 p.m. All clinics will take place at Green Valley Country Club. Friday matches will take place in April and May. To register, go to www.greenvillejtt.com/register to complete the two step registration. The Hampton Park team number is 7041317266 and is required for registration. Tennis fees will total $83.20 and must be paid when registering. The registration deadline is February 16! Questions? Call Nathalie Arnold, Greenville Junior Team Tennis Schools Coordinator, at 864.325.9588.

Pre-Participation Athletic Forms

Students interested in trying out for a Spring sport should keep in mind that valid Pre-Participation Athletic Forms are required for all students who try out for and play a sport. These forms may be obtained on RenWeb Resource Documents or at the school office. For Upper School students, a list of students who have current forms on file has been posted on the bulletin boards. For students in grade 6, this list has been given to your teachers.

Middle School Girls Soccer Tryouts

Middle School girls’ soccer team tryouts will take place on Tuesday, February 21, and Thursday, February 23, from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Varsity Girls Soccer/Baseball/Golf Tryouts

Tryouts will take place the week of February 20. Be watching for details.

General Announcements

Lower School Dress Code Reminders

All students in K4-6th grades are expected to be in dress code from the time they enter the campus until the time they leave the campus.

  • Girls
    • K4-3rd – dresses, skirts, skorts, and non-athletic shorts no more than 2-3 inches above the knee, pants, jeans, and capris are allowed.
    • 4th-6th – Dresses, skirts, skorts, and Bermuda dress shorts to the top of the knee, pants, jeans, and capris are allowed. Tops must have a sleeve.
    • Footwear – for safety reasons, all footwear must have either an enclosed back or back strap.
  • Boys
    • K4-3rd – Pants, jeans, and non-athletic shorts 2-3 inches above the knee are allowed.
    • 4th-6th – Pants, jeans, and Bermuda dress shorts are allowed. Shirts must have collars.
    • Footwear – for safety reasons, all footwear must have an enclosed toe and enclosed back.

Lunch Menu

Wednesday, 2/15Thursday, 2/16Friday, 2/17Monday, 2/20Tuesday, 2/21
Hot dogs, potato fries, saladPepperoni or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtSweet & sour chicken, fried rice, egg roll, saladNO SCHOOLHamburger bar, French fries, fruit, dessert


Looking Ahead



February 14-16Upper School Academic Testing
February 14Mid-quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
February 17-18SCACS Basketball Tournament
February 20Presidents’ Day – No School or Child Care
February 21-23CI Mobile Robotics (Grades 7-12)
February 27-28Jr/Sr Dress Check
February 27 – March 1Lower School Basketball Camp (Grades 3-6)
March 3SCACS Lower School Fine Arts Festival – No School or Child Care
March 7-8Ci Mobile Robotics (Grades 4-6)
March 9SCACS Rehearsal – Public Invited

(Grades 7-12; 7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)

March 10-11SCBDA All-State Band Clinic
March 15End of 3rd Grading Period
March 16-17SCACS Upper School Fine Arts Festival
March 20Jr/Sr Dress Recheck
March 20Report Cards
March 23Lower School Spring Pictures
March 24Upper School Spring Pictures
March 27-31Upper School Achievement Testing
March 28-31Sixth Grade Trip to Williamsburg
March 30Jr/Sr Banquet Set Up
March 31Early Dismissal

(Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.; K4-K5 regular dismissal)

March 31Jr/Sr Banquet

(7:00 p.m.  MAC)

April 3Class Meetings (Grades 11-12)
April 4-6AACS Fine Arts Festival
April 3-7Achievement Testing (Grades K4-6)
April 10-17Easter Vacation – No School or Child Care
April 18School Resumes
April 20Senior Cap and Gown Pictures
April 21Senior Parent Dinner
April 21K5 Cap and Gown Pictures
April 24Class Meeting (Grade 10)
April 25Mid-quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
April 27Upper School Spring Concert (Grades 7-12)
April 28-29SCACS Spring Soccer Tournament
May 1SCACS Golf Tournament
May 1-5Library Used Book Sale
May 2Junior Parent Meeting (7:00 p.m.)
May 5-6SCACS Baseball Tournament
May 8-24No Cuts (Grades 7-12)
May 10-17Senior Trip
May 18Field Day (Grades 4-6)
May 18Kindergarten Graduation

(7:00 p.m. – Main Auditorium)

May 19Field Day (Grades 1-3)
May 19Sports Banquet

(6:00 p.m. – MAC)

May 19Last Day of Kindergarten and Child Care
May 22-24Exams (Grades 9-12)

(Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.)

May 24Lower School Awards Program

(9:15 a.m. – Main Auditorium)

(Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:00 a.m.)

May 24Graduation Rehearsal (11:30-1:30 p.m.)
May 25Records Day (No School)
May 26Lower School Report Cards (8:30 a.m.)
May 26Upper School Awards Program and Report Cards (8:45 a.m.)
May 26Commencement

(7:00 p.m. – Main Auditorium)





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