HPCS Weekly News – March 20, 2018

Upcoming Events

8th Grade Parent Meeting – Monday, March 26

Parents of 8th graders are encouraged to attend the 8th Grade Parent Meeting on Monday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m., in M-202/204. At this informational meeting, parents will learn strategies for preparing for high school.

Upper School Bible Study

Upper School Bible Study is open to girls and guys in grades 7-12 and held every Tuesday morning, from 7:45-8:15 a.m., in M-202/204.

Band Concert

The Band Concert originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 27, has been cancelled. Each band will play at an outdoor concert in May (at a date yet to be determined) and several instrumental ensembles will play at the Upper School Spring Concert on Thursday, April 26. Please make a note of this change.

Lost and Found

Thursday, March 29, is the last day to look through the current Lost and Found items. Please take time to visit the Lost and Found to collect items that belong to your family. Lost and Found is located in MAC (A Building) next to the fireplace.

Spring Break

Spring Break is Friday, March 30, through Friday, April 6. There will be no school or child care on these days.

AACS – National Fine Arts Competition at Bob Jones University

High School students who received first place at SCACS will be competing at the AACS Fine Arts Competition at Bob Jones University on April 10-12. Information and permission forms will be available soon for those who will be attending AACS. The following individuals and groups will compete:

  • Readers’ Theatre – Christopher Barney, Emily Hansen, Kevin Hansen, Savannah Head, Eric Lane, and Brianna Williamson
  • Band – combined Jr High Band and High School Concert Band
  • Classical Piano Duet – Lexie Camfield and Conner Christ
  • Percussion Solo – Cort Street
  • Original Persuasive Oratory – Justin Priest
  • Religious Reading – Savannah Head
  • Male Vocal Solo – Isaac Korver
  • Monochromatic Drawing – Sofia Deambrosi
  • Still Life and Macro Photography – Brianna Williamson
  • People and Animal Photography – Andrew Travis
  • World History Academic Testing – Camden Gearhart
  • English Academic Testing – Miles Lyons

Achievement Testing

Achievement Testing for K5-12 is scheduled for April 16-20.

Early Dismissal – Friday, April 20

All classes will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 20. Hourly child care will be available until 5:30 p.m. Students staying for child care must bring their own lunches and microwaves will not be available.

Used Uniform Sale

The Lost and Found Uniform Sale will be held in the Reference Room (M-118) at the times listed below. Mark your calendar to drop by and shop – every item is $1!

  • Monday, April 23, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 24, 8:30-9:15 a.m.
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Panthers in Action

2018 Summer Sports Camps

Registration is open for Hampton Park’s Soccer Camp (June 18-21) and Basketball Camp (July 16-19) for students going into grades 1-12. Forms went home with students today. Additional forms are located in the school office or register online using the following links:

Upcoming Games

Friday, March 23

  • MS Girls Soccer @ Spartanburg Day 4:00 (1701 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307)
  • Varsity Girls Soccer @ Oconee 4:00 (150 His Way Circle, Seneca, SC 29672)
  • Boys Baseball @ Oconee 5:00 (150 His Way Circle, Seneca, SC 29672)

Saturday, March 24

  • Boys Baseball vs. St. Joe’s 3:30 (Home field – 8109 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC 29617)

Tuesday, March 27

  • Varsity Girls Soccer @ Oakwood 4:30 (304 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625)

Thursday, March 29

  • MS Girls Soccer vs. Langston 4:00
  • Varsity Girls Soccer @ BJA 4:00 (1700 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville, SC 29614)
  • Boys Baseball vs. Eagle Ridge 4:00

General Information


To re-enroll, please go to RenWeb under the Family Information Tab and select “enrollment/re-enrollment.”

Important Dates for 2018-2019

First Day of School (Grades 1-12) – August 14

First Day of School (K4/K5) – August 16

Teacher’s Convention – September 27-28

Lunch Menu


Wednesday, 3/21Thursday, 3/22Friday, 3/23Monday, 3/26Tuesday, 3/27
Sub sandwich, chips, fruit, salad Pepperoni or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtTaco bake, chips and salsa, saladChicken sandwich, waffle fries, saladHamburger bar, French fries, fruit, cookie


Looking Ahead


March 20-236th Grade Williamsburg Trip
March 21Report Cards
March 26Jr/Sr Dress Recheck
March 268th Grade Parent Meeting (7:00 p.m. M202/204)
March 27K5 Graduation Pictures
March 28Senior Graduation Pictures
March 30Easter Vacation – No  School or Child Care
April 2-6Easter Vacation – No School or Child Care
April 9School Resumes
April 10-12AACS Fine Arts Festival
April 13Senior Parent Dinner
April 16-20Achievement Testing (Grades K5-12)
April 18Special Olympics at Furman (Grades 9-12)
April 20Early Dismissal (Grades 1-12 at 11:30 a.m., K4/K5 regular time)
April 20Jr/Sr Banquet
April 24Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
April 26Class Meeting (Grade 10)
April 26Upper School Spring Concert (Grades 7-12; 7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)
April 27-28SCACS Spring Soccer Tournament
April 30-May 4Library Used Book Sale
May 1Junior Parent Meeting (7:00 p.m.)
May 4-5SCACS Baseball Tournament
May 6-12Senior Trip
May 7-25No Cuts (Grades 7-12)
May 17Field Day (Grades 4-6)
May 17Kindergarten Graduation (7:00 p.m.; Main Auditorium)
May 18Field Day (Grades 1-3)
May 18Last Day of Kindergarten
May 18Last Day of Child Care
May 21Field Day Rain Date (Grades 4-6)
May 22Field Day Rain Date (Grades 1-3)
May 21-22Exams (Grades 9-12)

Early Dismissal (Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.)

May 23Lower School Awards Program

(9:15 a.m. Main Auditorium)

Early Dismissal (Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:00 a.m.)

May 24Records Day – No School
May 25Lower School Report Cards (8:30 a.m.)
May 25Upper School Awards Program and Report Cards (8:45 a.m.)
May 25Graduation Rehearsal (11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)
May 25Commencement (7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)



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