HPCS Weekly News – December 12, 2012

Upcoming Events

Christmas Programs

Please plan to join us for one of Hampton Park’s Christmas Programs held in the Main Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.

Christmas from the Heart  (Grades 3-6) – December 12

Students in band should have instruments ready by 6:45 p.m.

All other students should arrive by 6:45 p.m.

  • Girls should wear Christmas dresses or outfits (skirts/tops) with dress shoes (no tennis shoes).
  • Boys should wear dark pants, long-sleeved dress shirts or sweaters, and dress shoes (no tennis shoes).


Born ’Neath a Star (Upper School) – December 14

All students involved in the program should arrive by 6:30 p.m.

  • 7-8th Grade Girls: Black choir dresses or black maxi skirts with any top/sweater, dark tights, and dark shoes.
  • 7-8th Grade Boys: Black pants, black shoes, black socks, and white long-sleeved dress shirt.
  • 9-12th Grade Girls: Choir dress with black tights and black shoes.
  • 9-12th Grade Boys: Black pants, black bow tie, black vest, black socks and dark shoes, and white long-sleeved dress shirt or tux shirt.


T’was the Night Before Christmas (Grades K4-2) – December 19

Students should arrive by 6:45 p.m.

  • Girls should wear Christmas dresses or outfits (skirts/tops) with dress shoes (no tennis shoes).
  • Boys should wear dark pants, long-sleeved dress shirts or sweaters, and dress shoes (no tennis shoes).

The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie

Tickets are available for the rescheduled presentation of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap to be held on Friday, December 15, at 7:30 p.m. If you would like to purchase tickets for this Friday, or if you are not able to attend and need a refund for your original tickets, please go by the drama table located by the offices in the Main Building. Refunds can only be given in exchange for your original tickets. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students, and $3 for HPCS students.

Varsity Basketball vs. Alumni

Please join us on Friday, December 15, at 5:15 and 6:30 p.m. as our Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys Basketball Teams take on the alumni.

Festival of Trees

Go by the Downtown Hyatt anytime from now to December 31 to visit the St. Francis Festival of Trees. Mrs. Panosian’s art classes have worked hard to design and decorate the HP tree that is on display on the Mezzanine Level.

Christmas Break

Please be reminded that school dismisses at 11:30 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday, December 18 and 19. Child care is available, but the lunch room will not be serving lunch these days. Students will need to bring a lunch. On Wednesday, December 20, school will dismiss at 11:00 a.m. No child care will be available on this day.

Panthers in Action

Upcoming Basketball Games

Friday, December 15

  • MS Girls @ Christ Church 4:00 (Christ Church, 245 Cavalier Drive, Greenville, SC 29615)
  • MS Boys @ Christ Church 5:15
  • Varsity Girls vs. Alumni 5:15
  • Varsity Boys vs. Alumni 6:30

General Information

2018-2019 Dates

  • First Day of School (grades 1-12) – August 15
  • Teacher’s Convention – September 27-28

Support our School

  • Amazon—Are you still shopping for Christmas? Please use our link for your Amazon shopping— http://hpcsonline.org/resources/support-our-school/
  • Ingles—If you have not already done so, please link your Ingles card to Hampton Park by going to www.ingles-markets.com, click on the Tools for Schools icon, and choose “sign up online now.” Select our school and enter your 12-digit card number. Your Ingles card must be re-linked to Hampton Park each school year.
  • Lowe’s Food Card—Register your Lowe’s Food Card at http://www.lowesfood.com/back-2-schools. Under the “Cart to Class” tab, click on the “link your school to your card” and enroll. From here, you will enter your card information and choose HPCS from a pull down menu.
  • Publix Partners-Publix Partner cards (credit card and key-ring sizes) are available in the school office.

Lunch Menu


Wednesday, 12/13Thursday, 12/14Friday, 12/15Monday, 12/18Tuesday, 12/19
Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, veggies with dipSausage or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtShepherd’s pie, salad, biscuitEarly dismissal –       no lunch servedEarly dismissal –       no lunch served


Looking Ahead


December 11-20Upper School NO CUTS
December 12Christmas Program (Grades 3-6; 7:00 p.m. – Main Auditorium)
December 14Upper School Christmas Program (7:00 p.m. – Main Auditorium)
December 15Drama Production – rescheduled performance
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)
January 3School Resumes
January 5Geography Bee (2:25 p.m. – Collins Auditorium)
January 8End of 2nd Grading Period
January 9Second Semester Begins
January 10-12Art Run-offs (Grades 1-12)
January 11Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, & String Solos and Ensembles
January 12Report Cards
January 15Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No School or Child Care
January 19Piano Solo & Piano Ensemble Run-offs (Grades 1-6)
January 26Upper School Piano Solo & Piano Ensemble Run-offs
January 26Upper School Vocal Solo Run-offs
January 26Upper School Creative Writing and Poetry Run-offs
January 29-February 2Spirit Week



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