HPCS Weekly News – January 16, 2018

Upcoming Events

Tommy Hilfiger Uniform Sale

Today is the last day to take advantage of the Tommy Hilfiger sale! Visit http://www.globalschoolwear.com/ and enter promo code 20OFFJAN18 to get 20% off your entire order.

Collins Building – Side Door Facing Hall Road

Effective today, January 16, the Collins Building side door that is facing Hall Road will no longer be unlocked in the mornings for drop off. While you may continue to use the drive next to Hall Road, students will need to enter through the front doors of the Collins Building.

Chess Club

If your child would like to participate in the Spring Chess Club, please plan to attend the informational meeting on Wednesday, January 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the library. Interested students in grades 1-12 need to fill out a registration form and will be charged $25 for the semester. During the spring semester, the Chess Club will participate in several chess tournaments. Come to the meeting for the details.

Chick fil-A Chicken Biscuits

The Senior Class will be selling Chick fil-A chicken biscuits on Tuesday, January 23, from 7:30-8:15 a.m., at all drop-off locations on campus. Consider buying a biscuit for $3 to help support the seniors fund their senior trip.

Baseball Interest Meeting

Boys in grades 7-12 who are interested in playing baseball in the spring should attend the Baseball Interest Meeting on Tuesday, January 30, during the halftime of the Varsity Girls Basketball game. The meeting will be in the Band Room of the Yearick Center and should start around 6:45 p.m. and last for about 15 minutes.

Spirit Week is January 29-February 2

The entire student body is invited to dress according to the theme for each day of Spirit Week. Any Upper School student NOT participating is expected to abide by the regular dress code.

  • Monday, January 29 – Superhero/Character Day (dress as your favorite superhero or as a famous real-life or fictitious character)
  • Tuesday, January 30 – Mountains vs. Beach (choose to dress as a lumberjack or hiker OR don your favorite Hawaiian shirt – be creative. Upper School students may wear Bermuda shorts to represent the “Beach,” but may not wear athletic shorts.)
  • Wednesday, January 31 – International Day (put on a sombrero, wear a toga or kimono, be an Eskimo – the ideas are endless!)
  • Thursday, February 1 – Crazy Day (the name says it all – dress in mismatched clothes or costumes)
  • Friday, February 2 – Spirit Day (wear Connection Week or Spirit Day shirts!)

Please be mindful to keep clothing modest. Upper School students, please remember NO SHORTS allowed with the exception of Bermuda shorts on Mountains vs. Beach day as mentioned above.

Spirit Week Photo Booth – Grades 7-12

During break time on Monday through Thursday of Spirit Week (January 29-February 1), the yearbook staff will be taking pictures at a photo booth. The cost is $1 per person in the photo and you may purchase a punch card for $5 that will give you five plus a bonus punch for a total of six punches. The photos will become a part of a special homecoming display or used in the 2018 yearbook. In addition, each person in the picture will receive a 4 x 6 copy of the photo.

Homecoming

Homecoming is the culmination of Spirit Week and will take place on Friday, February 2. All HPCS families are encouraged to come enjoy the homecoming festivities!

  • All five basketball teams will play:
    • MS Girls vs. Lead Charter 3:30
    • MS Boys vs. Lead Charter 4:30
    • JV Boys vs. Oconee 5:30
    • Varsity Girls vs. Oconee 6:30
    • Varsity Boys vs. Oconee 7:45
  • An alumni reception will be held in the Blue Room.
  • The Senior Class of 2018 and their parents will be recognized.

Admission to homecoming is free with your complimentary Panther Pass (available in the office). Concessions will be available for purchase (all proceeds benefit the Class of 2018).

Panthers in Action

Baseball Interest Meeting

Boys in grades 7-12 who are interested in playing baseball in the spring should attend the Baseball Interest Meeting on Tuesday, January 30, during the halftime of the Varsity Girls Basketball game. The meeting will be in the Band Room of the Yearick Center and should start around 6:45 p.m. and last for about 15 minutes.

Upcoming Basketball Games

Tuesday, January 16

  • JV Boys @ Shannon Forest 4:00 (829 Garlington Road, Greenville, SC 29615)
  • Varsity Girls @ Shannon Forest 5:15
  • Varsity Boys @ Shannon Forest 6:30

Friday, January 19

  • MS Girls vs. Langston 4:00
  • MS Boys vs. Langston 5:15
  • JV Boys @ Oconee 5:00 (150 His Way Circle, Seneca, SC 29672)
  • Varsity Girls @ Oconee 6:00
  • Varsity Boys @ Oconee 7:15

 

Tuesday, January 23

  • MS Girls @ Prince of Peace 4:30 (1209 Brushy Creek Road, Taylors, SC 29687)
  • MS Boys @ Prince of Peace 5:45

 

General Information

Reflex Math for Grades 1-8

Hampton Park has recently used STEAM monies to purchase Reflex Math for students in Grades 1-8. Reflex Math is a fun, motivating way for students to build facts fluency through the practice of basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. This game-based program continually monitors student progress and adapts to give each student a customized experience. Students can use Reflex Math anywhere there is internet connection and teachers are kept apprised of both usage and progress through program-generated reports. Login information will be provided by the classroom and math teachers. For more information about Reflex Math, click here.

Free Opportunities at Synergy

Synergy Psych has several opportunities that parents may be interested in attending:

  1. Understanding Psychoeducational Evaluations – January 31, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. – What are the signs that an evaluation is needed and what should you expect in the evaluation process? Parkside Pediatrics along with Synergy Psych present Understanding Psychoeducational Evaluations by Brittany Rudy, Ph.D. Seating is limited, so call Synergy (864.239.4110) now to register.
  2. Growing Up With An Anxious Mind: a Parenting Series on Adolescent Anxiety – Thursdays, January 18 – February 8, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Seating is limited and registration is required. Please call Synergy Psych at 864.239.4110 or email at info@synergypsychsc.com to register or for more information.

SCACS Art Winners

Congratulations to the following art winners who will go on to represent our school at SCACS.

Level 1 – Grades 1-3

  • Polychromatic Drawing
    • 1st place – Mia Kate Murr
    • 2nd place – Mary Cate Springer
  • Acrylic Painting
    • 1st place – Mia Kate Murr
    • 2nd place – Sydney Nuernberg
  • Watercolors
    • 1st place – Alexia Saldivar
  • Mixed Media
    • 1st place – Nate Dickerson
    • 2nd place – Katerina Anonsen
  • Textiles
    • 1st place – Emma Schearer

Level 2 – Grades 4-6

  • Calligraphy
    • 1st place – Christian Scott
  • Crafts
    • 1st place – Adriana Saldivar
    • 2nd place – Anna Holtzclaw
  • Sculpture/3 Dimensional
    • 2nd place – Hannah Briggs
  • Monochromatic Drawing
    • 1st place – Micah Panosian
  • Polychromatic Drawing
    • 1st place – Adriana Saldivar
    • 2nd place – Spencer Burke
  • Acrylic Painting
    • 1st place – Adriana Saldivar
    • 2nd place – Anna Holtzclaw
  • Watercolors
    • 1st place – Candace Barto
    • 2nd place – Adriana Saldivar
  • Mixed Media
    • 1st place – Aiden Getz
    • 2nd place – Hannah Briggs
  • Textiles
    • 1st place – Abbie Dickerson
    • 2nd place – Shawna Bonnema
  • Photography – Landscapes & Architecture
    • 1st place – Hannah Doyle
    • 2nd place – Adriana Saldivar
  • Photography – People and Animals
    • 1st place – Hannah Doyle
    • 2nd place – Stefanie Burke
  • Photography – Still Life & Macro
    • 1st place – Simon Travis
    • 2nd place – Hannah Doyle

Level 3 – Grades 7-8

  • Calligraphy
    • 1st place – Jordan Grover
  • Crafts
    • 1st place – Tessa Bonnema
  • Monochromatic Drawing
    • 1st place – Tessa Bonnema
  • Polychromatic Drawing
    • 1st place – Micah Grover
  • Acrylic Painting
    • 1st place – Olivia Stephens
  • Watercolors
    • 1st place – Olivia Stephens
    • 2nd place – Payton Springer
  • Mixed Media
    • 1st place – Margaret Smith
  • Printmaking
    • 1st place – Micah Grover
    • 2nd place – Jordan Grover
  • Photography – Landscapes and Architecture
    • 1st place – James Cansler
    • 2nd place – Olivia Stephens
  • Photography – People and Animals
    • 1st place – Sydney Burke
    • 2nd place – James Cansler
  • Photography – Still Live and Macro
    • 1st place – Olivia Stephens

Level 4 – Grades 9-12

  • Monochromatic Drawing
    • 1st place – Sofia Deambrosi
    • 2nd place – William Schearer
  • Watercolors
    • 1st place – Sofia Deambrosi
  • Photography – Landscapes and Architecture
    • 1st place – Brianna Williamson
    • 2nd place – Sydney Cansler
  • Photography – People and Animals
    • 1st place – Brianna Williamson
    • 2nd place – Andrew Travis
  • Still Life and Macro
    • 1st place – Brianna Williamson
    • 2nd place – Andrew Travis

Inclement Weather Policy

Hampton Park follows Greenville County Schools (GCS) on the first day of any cancellation, delay, or early closing due to inclement weather. After the first day of an inclement weather event, our plan may differ from GCS. We will post closings and delays on RenWeb, WYFF News 4, Facebook, Twitter, and our website. If possible, we will also send an email or text alert.

Sickness

This is the season for sickness, so 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.

Lunch Menu

 

Wednesday, 1/17Thursday, 1/18Friday, 1/19Monday, 1/22Tuesday, 1/23
Macaroni and cheese, chicken drumstick, green beans, biscuitSausage or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtSloppy joes, baked beans, potato chips, pickleWarm turkey and provolone on pretzel rollPasta bar, pie for dessert

 

Looking Ahead

 

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
February 1Class Meetings (Grades 11 and 12)
February 2Homecoming
February 6-8Open House (mornings only)
February 8-9CMSC Basketball Tournament
February 10Robotics Workshop
February 13Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
February 13Jr/Sr Work Night
February 16-17SCACS Basketball Tournament
February 19Presidents Day – No School or Child Care
February 22American Heritage Day Program and Lunch (Grades K4-12)

Program – 10:20 a.m. Main Auditorium

Lunch – following in MAC (A Building)

February 26-28Lower School Basketball Camp (Grades 3-6)

 

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