HPCS Weekly News – September 4, 2018

Upcoming Events

Hampton Park Cross Country Home Meet – Traffic Adjustments

Hampton Park will host a Cross Country Meet on Thursday, September 6, at 5:00 p.m., and will require some traffic adjustments.

  • If you need to come on campus after 4:40 p.m., please use Hall Road to enter campus and exit through the State Park Road main entrance. All traffic will be one-way. Be cautious as volunteers will be directing traffic.
  • Parents picking up students from Child Care should park in the lot behind the MAC (A Building) on the Hall Road side and pick up students at the back door of the MAC. Please enter and exit via Hall Road.

Chick Fil-A Chicken Biscuits

The Senior Class will be selling Chick Fil-A chicken biscuits on Tuesday, September 11, from 7:30 – 8:20 a.m. or until the biscuits are sold-out. The biscuits will be sold at all of the regular drop-off locations (Panther Doors at Main Building, in front of the Brown and Collins Buildings, and at the side of the Brown Building facing the parking lot) on campus. All proceeds go toward the cost of the Senior Trip.

ACT Test Preparation Seminar

On Thursday, September 13, from 8:30-11:55 a.m., students in grades 10-12 will attend an ACT Test Preparation Seminar hosted by Bob Jones University and held here at Hampton Park. This free seminar will help prepare students for the math portions of the ACT. Please contact Mrs. Wynn if you have any questions (gayewynn@hamptonpark.org).

Senior Character Shots

Seniors, please note the change in date for the Senior Character Shots, which will now take place on September 17-18.

Make-up Picture Day

Make-up Picture Day is Tuesday, September 18. Students should dress in regular school dress.

Honor Society Induction

Honor Society Induction will be held on Thursday, September 20, at 10:20 a.m., in the Main Auditorium.

College Meeting

Parents of students in grades 9-12 are invited to attend the College Meeting on Tuesday, September 25, at 7:00 p.m., in M-202/204. What can students be doing now to prepare for college? What scholarships are available? Is involvement in sports, honor society, and extracurricular events important for college acceptance? How important is class placement? Come to this informative meeting to find out these answers, meet college representatives and ask questions.

Teacher’s Convention – September 27-28

There will be no school or child care on Thursday or Friday, September 27-28.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found is located in the MAC (A Building) to the left of the fireplace. Please plan to visit Lost and Found to claim items belonging to your family. The current Lost and Found will be donated to charity after Friday, September 28.

Panthers in Action

Varsity Teams vs. Alumni

On Saturday, September 8, the varsity teams will play against the Alumni.

  • Varsity Volleyball vs. Alumni 9:00 a.m.
  • Varsity Soccer vs. Alumni 10:30 a.m.

Upcoming Games

Tuesday, September 4

  • MS Girls Volleyball vs. Lead 4:00
  • MS Boys Soccer vs. Lead 4:00
  • JV Girls Volleyball @ Oakwood 4:00 (204 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625)
  • Varsity Boys Soccer @ Oakwood 4:30
  • Varsity Girls Volleyball @ Oakwood 5:00

Thursday, September 6

  • Cross Country Home Meet 5:00

Friday, September 7

  • MS Girls Volleyball @ Shannon Forest 4:00 (829 Garlington Road, Greenville, SC 29615)
  • MS Boys Soccer @ Shannon Forest 4:00
  • JV Girls Volleyball @ Shannon Forest 5:00
  • Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Asheville School 5:00
  • Varsity Girls Volleyball @ Shannon Forest 6:00

Saturday, September 8

  • Varsity Girls Volleyball vs. Alumni 9:00 a.m.
  • Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Alumni 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, September 11

  • MS Girls Volleyball vs. Prince of Peace 4:00
  • MS Boys Soccer vs. BJA 4:00
  • JV Girls Volleyball vs. BJA 5:00
  • Varsity Boys Soccer vs. BJA 5:30
  • Varsity Girls Volleyball vs. BJA 6:00

General Information

Library Hours

The library is open on Wednesday afternoons from 3:05-3:30 p.m.

Lunch Menu


Wednesday, 9/5Thursday, 9/6Friday, 9/7Monday, 9/10Tuesday, 9/11
Warm turkey and provolone on pretzel roll, chips, fruitPepperoni or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtFried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rollPizza pasta bake, salad, Texas toastLoaded nacho bar, salad, dessert


Looking Ahead


September 13Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
September 14-15Providence Soccer/Volleyball Tournament
September 17-18Senior Character Shots
September 19Honor Society Induction Rehearsal (3:00 p.m. – Main Auditorium)
September 20Honor Society Induction (10:20 a.m. – Main Auditorium)
September 25College Meeting (7:00 p.m. – M202/204)
September 27-28Teacher’s Convention – No School or Child Care
October 2Senior Pictures
October 2-5Fall Book Sale
October 10PSAT (Required for sophomores)
October 13Cross Country State Meet
October 16Senior Pictures – Rain Date
October 16End of 1st Grading Period
October 18Lower School Conferences

(No K4/K5 classes; Grades 1-6 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.; Grades 7-12 full day)

October 18Senior Carnival Set Up
October 19Conferences

(No K4/K5 classes; Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.)

October 19Senior Carnival (11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
October 19Report Cards
October 26-27SCACS Soccer/Volleyball Tournament
October 31-November 1BJ Festival



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