HPCS Weekly News – October 31, 2017

Upcoming Events

Lower School Soccer Camp – Grades 3-6

Don’t miss out on Soccer Camp! The senior members of the varsity soccer teams will host a soccer camp for the students in grades 3-6. The camp will be an opportunity for the students to learn new soccer skills as they work with the players and coaches. Camp is held on the field (meet in the lobby of the gym) on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, November 6, 8, and 9, from 3:15-5:00 p.m. The cost is $20 and includes a pizza party on Thursday and refreshments on the other days. Registration is due by Wednesday, November 1.

Usborne Online Book Fair

Hampton Park is hosting an Usborne Online Book Fair. To take a look at what is available, go to www.frontdoorbookstore.com, click on “shop” and select “Hampton Park.” The deadline for ordering is Friday, November 3.

Election Day

There is no school or child care on Tuesday, November 7.

Speech Runoffs – Grades 2-6

The speech information letter for students in grades 2-6 needs to be filled out and returned by November 9.

Veteran’s Day Program

The Veteran’s Day Program will be held at the flagpole at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, November 9. Please make a note of this change of location.

Thanksgiving Program and Lunch

Please plan to be a part of our Lower School Thanksgiving Program on Friday, November 17, in the Main Auditorium. The Lunch will follow the program and reservations are required by Wednesday, November 15. The lunch will be served in the MAC (A Building), and the feast will include turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls and pumpkin pie. The cost for the lunch is $6.00 for students in 3rd grade through adults, $4.75 for students in K4 through 2nd grade, and children age three and under are free with an adult purchase. Lunch reservations are required by Wednesday, November 15.

Thanksgiving Project – Miracle Hill Children’s Home

This Thanksgiving season the Lower School students will be collecting household items and non-perishable staples for a local ministry that serves many precious children in the upstate – the Miracle Hill Children’s Home. The list of needs was sent home with students. Items should be taken to your child’s classroom by Friday, November 17.

Lunchroom – Dessert Contest

Do you have a favorite dessert? Enter the lunchroom dessert contest! Please email your dessert recipe to juliemacmillan@hamptonpark.org. Desserts will be judged on flavor, simplicity, and cost. Please, no nuts and only one entry per person! Only emailed recipes will be considered and must be received by November 30. The dessert will be named after the winner, and the winner will receive a free lunch every time the dessert is served.

Panthers in Action

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

Sword Drill Winners

The winners of the sword drill are:

  • 1st place – Drew Howell
  • 2nd place – Hannah Doyel
  • Alternate – Trevor Gearhart

Upper School Fine Arts Sign-up

Upper School students who are interested in competing in Academic Testing, Music, and Art, should click here to complete the online registration.

Lunch Menu


Wednesday, 11/1Thursday, 11/2Friday, 11/3Monday, 11/6Tuesday, 11/7
Daniel Doyel’s tortellini soup, bread stick, saladPepperoni or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtSmorgasbord Lunch

A variety of sandwiches, pasta, hash browns, and more!

Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes & gravy, buttered carrots & broccoli, biscuitNo School or Child Care


Looking Ahead


November 6, 8, 9Soccer Camp (Grades 3-6)
November 7Election Day – No School or Child Care
November 9Veterans Day Program (10:20 a.m. – Flagpole)
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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