HPCS Weekly News – October 3, 2017

 Lost and Found

Lost and Found is stacked with khaki dress pants, belts, uniform shirts and hoodies, lunchboxes, jackets, sweaters and more! Drop by Lost and Found sometime this week to claim your belongings. Lost and Found is located in the MAC (A Building) behind the door to the left of the fireplace.

Upcoming Events

Fall Used Book Sale

The Fall Used Book Sale is Wednesday through Friday, October 4-6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Library. All books will be sold for $1.00 or less. Friday is half-price day. All proceeds will go toward new books for the Library.

Traffic Adjustments for Hampton Park Cross Country Meet

Hampton Park will host a Cross Country Meet on Thursday, October 5, and will require some traffic adjustments.

  • If you need to come on campus after 4:40 p.m., please use Hall Road to enter campus and exit through the State Park Road main entrance. Be cautious as volunteers will be directing traffic.
  • Parents picking up students in Child Care should park in the lot behind the MAC (A Building) on the Hall Road side and pick up students at the back door.

Chick fil-A Chicken Biscuits

The Senior class thanks you for the great response to the chicken biscuit sales – the biscuits have sold out at each sale! The next Chick fil-A chicken biscuit sale is Tuesday, October 10, from 7:30-8:15 a.m. The class will be ordering more biscuits than normal, but come before 8:15 a.m. to guarantee a biscuit. Biscuits sell for $3.00 each.

Lower School T-shirt Orders

T-shirt orders for Lower School students were sent home today and need to be returned to your child’s teacher by Monday, October 9. The shirts are $8 each and will be billed to your FACTS account.


Lower School students will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday and Friday, October 19-20, for parent/teacher conferences. There will be no school for K4/K5. Upper School students will have a regular schedule on October 19, and will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. on October 20.

Senior Carnival

Senior Carnival is Friday, October 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Information will be sent home early next week.

College Meeting (Grades 9-12) – October 24

Students and parents are invited to attend the College Meeting on Tuesday, October 24, at 7:00 p.m. in M-202/204. Please RSVP to Miss Shoemake (laurashoemake@hamptonpark.org) if you plan to attend.

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. Be watching for details for the permission forms.

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

Cross Country Meet @ Hampton Park

Hampton Park will host a Cross Country Meet on Thursday, October 5, at 5:00 p.m., and you are invited to come out and cheer on our Panthers!

Upcoming Games

Please note the added Middle School play-in and quarterfinal games.

  • Tuesday, October 3
    • Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Greenville Classical – 4:00
  • Thursday, October 5
    • MS Volleyball @ BJA – 4:00
      • This is a play-in game. If we win, we will play again on Tuesday, October 10 at St. Mary’s at 4:00.
    • Varsity Volleyball @ Westgate – 4:00
    • Varsity Soccer @ Westgate – 4:00
    • HP Hosted Cross Country Meet – 5:00
  • Friday, October 6
    • Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Faculty/Staff – 3:45
  • Saturday, October 7
    • All Volleyball Teams – BLAZER BLAST
  • Tuesday, October 10
    • JV Volleyball vs. Oakwood – 4:00
    • Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Oakwood – 4:00
    • Varsity Volleyball vs. Oakwood – 5:00
    • MS Boys Soccer vs. BJA – 5:45
      • This is a quarterfinal game. If we win, we will play again on Thursday, October 12.

Basketball Try-Outs

Students in Grades 6-12 who are interested in trying out for a basketball team must have current Pre-Participation Athletic Forms Part 1 and 2 on file in the office. The forms are located in the office and on RenWeb under Resource Documents. Try-outs for all basketball teams will take place the week of October 30-November 3.

Lunch Menu

Wednesday, 10/4Thursday, 10/5Friday, 10/6Monday, 10/9Tuesday, 10/10
Warm chicken sandwich, waffle fries, carrots & broccoli with ranch dressing, fruitPepperoni and cheese pizza, salad or yogurtItalian pizza bake, salad, Texas toastSloppy joes, baked beans, potato chips, pickleBaked potato bar, chili, cheese, brownie


Looking Ahead


October 4-6Fall Used Book Sale
October 11PSAT (Required for Sophomores)
October 14SCACS Cross Country State Meet
October 17Senior Pictures – Rain Date
October 18End of 1st Grading Period
October 19Lower School Conferences (No K4 or K5 classes; Grades 1-6 dismiss at 11:30 a.m. Grades 7-12 full day)
October 20Conferences (No K4 or K5 classes; Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.)
October 20Senior Carnival (11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
October 24Report Cards
October 24College Meeting for parents of Students in Grades 9-12
October 27Sword Drill (Grades 4-6)
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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