HPCS Weekly News – February 6, 2018

Upcoming Events

Open House

Open House continues on Wednesday and Thursday, February 7-8, from 8:45-11:00 a.m. Consider inviting a prospective family to visit Hampton Park during Open House! If current families attend Open House, please be mindful of our guests by saving classroom seating for them.

Re-enrollment for 2018-2019

Re-enrollment for 2018-2019 should be completed through RenWeb by entering through the Family Information Tab and selecting “enrollment/re-enrollment.” Please note that re-enrollment submitted by March 2 will be billed $175 per child to a maximum of three children, and after March 2, the enrollment fee of $300 will go into effect.

Camp Infinity Robotics Workshop

Saturday, February 10, Camp Infinity will be holding a Robotics Workshop from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon for students in grades 3-6, and from 1:30-4:30 p.m. for students in grades 7-12. For more information and to register, go to campinfinity.com/gvl.

American Heritage Day Program and Lunch

The American Heritage Day Program and Lunch will be held on Thursday, February 22. The program will begin at 10:20 a.m. in the Main Auditorium followed by the lunch in the MAC (A Building). Information about lunch reservations will be coming out soon.

Lower School Basketball Camp

Students in grades 3-6 will have the opportunity to participate in Basketball Camp on February 26-28. Be watching for details.

SCACS Lower School Fine Arts Festival – March 2

Lower School students involved in the SCACS Festival at Hampton Park on March 2 may want to prepare ahead for the required dress:

  • Boys – black or navy dress pants, white shirts, and dark dress shoes
  • Girls – black or navy skirts, white tops, and dark dress shoes

Junior-Senior Banquet Dress Check

Junior and senior girls, mark your calendars for dress check that was changed to Monday, March 5, and Tuesday, March 6, at 3:15 p.m., with the re-check date moving to Monday, March 26, at 3:30 p.m. If a sophomore or a non-HPCS student has been asked to the Banquet, please go by the office to obtain important information regarding dress guidelines.

SCACS Fine Arts Rehearsal – Public Invited

You are invited to attend the SCACS Fine Arts Rehearsal on Thursday, March 8, at 7:00 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. The Upper School students who are involved in SCACS Fine Arts and will be competing in Columbia are required to attend this rehearsal. The SCACS Fine Arts Festival takes place in Columbia on March 15-16.

Panthers in Action

Upcoming Basketball Games

Tuesday, February 6

  • MS Boys @ Langston 4:00 (Rocky Creek Baptist, 1801 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC 29607)
  • MS Girls @ Prince of Peace (1209 Brushy Creek Road, Taylors, SC 29687)
  • Varsity Girls @ Westgate (1990 Old Reidville Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301)


Thursday, February 8

  • CMSC Tournament – TBD


Friday, February 9

  • CMSC Tournament – TBD


Summer Camps

Details will be coming out soon for Summer Camps. Soccer Camp will be held on June 18-21 and Basketball Camp will be held on July 16-19.

Spring Sports Tryouts

  • Varsity Boys Baseball – Thursday and Friday, February 7-8, 3:45-5:30 p.m. Location – TBD.
  • Middle School Girls Soccer – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, February 20-22, from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • Varsity Girls Soccer – Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, February 20, 22-23, from 3:30-5:15 p.m.

General Information

Boxtops for Education

Boxtops for Education are collected throughout the school year and may be turned in to your child’s teacher at any time.


Lunch Menu


Wednesday, 2/7Thursday, 2/8Friday, 2/9Monday, 2/12Tuesday, 2/13
Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, fruitSausage or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtBreakfast lunch – cheese scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit, hash brown potatoes,

cinnamon roll

Hot dogs, French fries, saladSalad bar, fruit, Jell-o, brownie


Looking Ahead


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 23-24SCBDA Region Band Clinic
February 26-28Lower School Basketball Camp (Grades 3-6)
March 1Lower School Basketball Camp (Grades 3-6) – Rain Date
March 2SCACS Lower School Fine Arts Festival – No School or Child Care
March 2-3Varsity Girls Soccer Tournament at BJU
March 5Jr/Sr Dress Check
March 5Jr/Sr Banquet Work Night
March 8SCACS Rehearsal – Public Invited – Grades 7-12; 7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium
March 14End of 3rd Grading Period
March 15-16SCACS Upper School Fine Arts Festival
March 16-18SCBDA All-State Band Clinic
March 19Jr/Sr Banquet Work Night
March 20Spring Pictures
March 20-236th Grade Williamsburg Trip
March 20-23SCBDA Senior Concert Festival
March 21Report Cards
March 26Jr/Sr Dress Recheck
March 27-30SCBDA Junior Concert Festival
March 30Easter Vacation – No  School or Child Care
April 2-6Easter Vacation – No School or Child Care
April 9School Resumes



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