HPCS Weekly News – October 24, 2017

Upcoming Events

Report Cards

Reports cards for students in grades 1-6 went home today and Upper School students’ grades will be available on RenWeb and by email.

College Meeting (Grades 9-12) – October 24

Please be reminded that the College Meeting will be held in M-202/204, tonight at 7:00 p.m.

Spirit Day – Friday, October 27

To cheer on our Panther teams heading to the SCACS State Tournament, we will have a Spirit Day on Friday, October 27! Upper School students should wear Connection Week shirts and jeans or athletic pants. Lower School students should wear HP apparel or blue and gold.

Sword Drill (Grades 4-6)

The Sword Drill will be held in the Collins Auditorium on Friday, October 27, from 1:30-3:00 p.m. Guests may enter at the Collins Building through the door facing the Brown Building and playground. All are welcome!

Lost and Found

  • The last day to look through the current Lost and Found items will be Friday, October 27. Remaining items will be donated to charity.
  • New Procedures – Lost and Found items will be bagged and donated after the last Friday of every month. Reminders will be posted on social media as well as through weekly emails. Please come to campus regularly to claim items that belong to your children.
  • Location – Lost and Found is located in the MAC (A Building) behind the doors to the left of the fireplace. Items are rolled out on a cart each day at lunch, and you are welcome to come to campus at other times and check out a pass to access the Lost and Found.
  • Help! – Consider labeling your belongings to help us locate the owners for items that show up in Lost and Found.

Usborne Online Book Fair

Hampton Park will be hosting an Usborne Online Book Fair and details will be going home in next week’s folders. If you would like to take a look at what is available, go to www.frontdoorbookstore.com, click on “shop” and select “Hampton Park.”

Bob Jones Festival

The Bob Jones Festival (BJ Fest) will be held October 31 – November 2 for Upper School students competing in various fine arts categories. An event schedule will be available soon.

Lower School Soccer Camp

Lower School Soccer Camp will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, November 6, 8, and 9. Students in grades 3-6 will receive details later in October.

Panthers in Action

Upcoming Games

SCACS Tournament – Upward Star Center, 9768 Warren H. Abernathy Highway, Spartanburg, SC 29301

Admission is $8.00 for the day and includes the entire tournament. Ages 10 and under are free. No outside food or drinks are allowed at the tournament.

  • Friday, October 27
    • Varsity Volleyball – 12:00, 3:15, 7:30
    • Varsity Soccer – 6:00
  • Saturday, October 28
    • Varsity Volleyball – TBD
    • Varsity Soccer
      • If lose on Friday, then 10:00
      • If win on Friday, then 11:45

Basketball Try-Outs

Try-outs for all basketball teams will take place the week of October 30-November 3 as follows:

  • MS Girls – Monday-Thursday – 3:30-5:15 p.m.
  • MS Boys – Monday-Friday – 3:30-5:15 p.m.
  • Varsity Girls – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 5:15-7:30 p.m.
  • JV/Varsity Boys – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 5:15-7:30 p.m.

General Information

Tuesday Moms

Tuesday Moms meet every Tuesday in A-201 to help our teachers with various projects. Consider volunteering if you have an occasional free Tuesday. If you have questions, please call the school office.

Lunch Menu


Wednesday, 10/25Thursday, 10/26Friday, 10/27Monday, 10/30Tuesday, 10/31
Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, fruitPepperoni or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtSliced ham, sweet potato, broccoli with cheese sauce, fruit, rollChicken sandwich, waffle fries, salad, apple slices with caramel sauceSalad bar, warm peach cobbler


Looking Ahead


October 24Report Cards
October 24College Meeting for parents of Students in Grades 9-12
October 27Sword Drill (Grades 4-6; 1:30-3:00 p.m. – Collins Auditorium)
October 27-28SCACS Soccer/Volleyball Tournament
October 31-November 2Bob Jones Festival
November 6, 8, 9Soccer Camp (Grades 3-6)
November 7Election Day – No School or Child Care
November 9Veterans Day Program (10:20 a.m. – Main Auditorium)
November 10Soccer Camp – Rain Date
November 16Lower School Speech Run-offs
November 16Upper School Spelling Bee Testing
November 17Lower School Thanksgiving Program (10:00 a.m. – Main Auditorium)
November 17Thanksgiving Lunch
November 17-18Providence Basketball Tournament
November 20Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
November 21Spelling Bees (Grades 2-3 – 9:00 a.m.; Grades 4-6 – 1:30 p.m.)
November 22-24Thanksgiving Break – No School or Child Care
November 30Lower School Voice Run-offs (Grades 4-6)
December 7-9Drama Production
December 11-20Upper School NO CUTS
December 12Upper School Speech Run-offs
December 12Christmas Program (Grades 3-6; 7:00 p.m. – Main Auditorium)
December 14Upper School Christmas Program (7:00 p.m. – Main Auditorium)
December 18-20Exams (Grades 7-12)
December 18-19K4-12 Dismiss at 11:30 a.m.
December 19Christmas Program (Grades K4-2; 7:00 p.m. – Main Auditorium)
December 20Christmas Vacation Begins (Grades K4-12 dismiss at 11:00 a.m. – No Child Care)



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