HPCS Weekly News – October 23, 2018

Upcoming Events

Lunch Room Recipe Contest

The deadline to enter the Lunch Room Bowl Recipe Contest is Wednesday, October 31. Email your recipe to juliemacmillan@hamptonpark.org.

Lost and Found

This is the last week to look through the current items in Lost and Found. Please drop by the MAC (A Building) and claim your belongings. Unclaimed items will be donated to charity after Friday, October 26.

Athletic Team Uniform Sale

On October 30-31, the Sports Department will be having team uniforms for sale for $1-$2 a piece. The sale will take place in the MAC (A Building) during lunch (11:18-12:30).

Lower School Soccer Camp

Lower School Soccer Camp will be held on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, November 5, 7, and 8. Students in grades 3-6 will receive soccer camp information this week. Please return completed forms to your child’s teacher by Wednesday, October 31.

Election Day

There will be no school or child care on Tuesday, November 6.

Lower School Sword Drill

Parents are invited to attend the Lower School Sword Drill for students in grades 4-6 to be held in the Collins Auditorium on Friday, November 9, at 1:30 p.m. Guests do not need to sign in and may enter the Collins Building through the side door facing the Brown Building and playground.

Lower School Speech Runoffs

Speech Runoffs will be held on November 13 for students in grades 2-6 who are interested in participating in SCACS in a speech category. An intent form is going home with students today and should be returned to your child’s teacher by November 8. The poems to be memorized are located on RenWeb under Resource Documents.

Thanksgiving Program and Lunch

Please be a part of our Lower School Thanksgiving Program on Friday, November 16, in the Main Auditorium. The Lunch will follow the program. Be watching for more details.

Panthers in Action

Golf and Baseball – Survey

Parents of students in grades 6-12 should have received a brief survey from Coach Lehman to fill out regarding interest in golf and baseball. Please complete the survey by Thursday, October 25.

Soccer Team Pictures

Middle School and Varsity Boys Soccer Teams will have team pictures on Monday, October 29, after school.

Upcoming Games – Varsity Volleyball

SCACS Tournament @ Upward Star Center (9768 Warren H Abernathy Hwy, Spartanburg, SC 29301)

  • Friday, October 26
    • 1:00, 3:00, and 6:00
  • Saturday, October 27
    • Quarterfinal – 9:00 or 10:00
    • Semifinal – 11:00 or 12:00
    • Finals (if win) – 2:30

Admission fees – $8/day or $15/tournament (payable by cash or check) and students 10 and under are free.


Basketball Tryouts

  • MS Girls
    • Open Gym – Monday, October 29, 3:30-5:15
    • Tryouts Begin – Tuesday, October 30, 3:30-5:15
  • MS Boys
    • Open Gym – October 29-30, November 1-2, 3:30-5:15
    • Tryouts Begin – Monday, November 5, 3:30-5:15
  • JV/Varsity Girls
    • Open Gym – October 29-30, November 1-2, 5:15-7:30
    • Tryouts Begin – TBD
  • JV/Varsity Boys
    • Open Gym – October 29-30, November 1, 5:15-7:30
    • Tryouts Begin – Friday, November 2, 5:15-7:30

Students who plan to try out for a basketball team must have Pre-Participation Athletic Forms Part 1 and 2 on file in the office. Forms are on RenWeb under Resource Documents or in the school office. Current lists of students with physical forms on file are posted on the bulletin boards in the Main Building and have been given to Mrs. Luttrell and Mr. McAdams.

General Information

Senior Trip Fundraising – Papa Johns Coupon Books

The seniors are selling Papa Johns Coupon Books for $10 each. The book includes a coupon for a free pizza, which pays for the coupon book! Look for a Senior (or Band Member) or pick up a Papa Johns Coupon Book in the school office. Please pay in cash.

Support Our School – Ingles!

Ingles Advantage cards must be linked to Hampton Park each year. Link your card for HP to receive credit. Go to https://www.ingles-markets.com/toolsforschools/ to register your card. Our school ID is 11303.

Support Our School – Publix

New this year, to sign up for Publix, use the Publix Partners website, select our school, then sign up. At check out, simply enter your phone number.

Lunch Menu


Wednesday, 10/24Thursday, 10/25Friday, 10/26Monday, 10/29Tuesday, 10/30
Breakfast lunch – sausage and egg casserole, pancakes, fruitPepperoni or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtShepherd’s pie, salad, biscuitTurkey or ham wrap, pretzels, grapes, dill pickleChipotle chicken rice bowl, dessert


Looking Ahead


October 26-27SCACS Soccer/Volleyball Tournament
October 31-November 1BJ Festival
November 5, 7, 8Lower School Soccer Camp (Grades 3-6)
November 6Election Day (No School or Child Care)
November 9Lower School Sword Drill (Grades 4-6)
November 9Lower School Soccer Camp (Rain Date)
November 13Lower School Speech Runoffs (Grades 2-6)
November 15Upper School Spelling Bee Testing
November 16Thanksgiving Lunch/Upper School Service Day
November 16-17Providence Basketball Tournament
November 19Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
November 20Spelling Bees (Grades 2-3; 9:00 a.m./Grades 4-6; 1:30 p.m.)
November 21-23Thanksgiving Break
November 29-December 1Drama Production
December 4Drama Production – Inclement Weather Date
December 10-21No Cuts (Grades 7-12)
December 11Christmas Program (Grades 3-6; 7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)
December 13Upper School Christmas Program (Grades 7-12; 7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)
December 19-21Exams (Grades 7-12)
December 19-21Lower School Early Dismissal – 11:15 a.m.
December 19-20Upper School Early Dismissal – 11:30 a.m.
December 20Christmas Program (Grades K4-2; 7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)
December 21Christmas Vacation Begins

Upper School Dismisses – 11:00 a.m.

Lower School Dismisses – 11:15 a.m.

January 7School Resumes



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