HPCS Weekly News – January 22, 2019

Upcoming Events

Spirit Week – Friday, January 18 through Friday, January 25

Spirit Week continues through Friday, January 25, and we encourage all of our students to participate.

  • Wednesday, January 23 – Throwback Day (choose a decade!)
  • Thursday, January 24 – Crazy Day (the name says it all – dress in mismatched clothes or costumes)
  • Friday, January 25 – Navy Blue and Yellow Day (show some school spirit!)

HPBC Ladies Bible Study

Ladies, are you looking for an opportunity to join a Bible Study? Hampton Park Baptist Church invites you to attend the Ladies’ Bible Study which begins on Wednesday, January 23, from 9:15-11:00 a.m. and is held in the Blue Room (Y Building).  It is held every Wednesday through April 3. We will be using Melissa Spoelstra’s book, Numbers: Learning Contentment in a Culture of More which can be purchased for $15 the Blue Room on Wednesday. Come as early as 8:30 a.m. to fellowship with other ladies. The nursery for infants and preschoolers opens at 8:30 a.m., as well.

Spirit Week Student Council Events

The Student Council invites students in grades 7-12 to participate in several events during Spirit Week:

  • Chick-fil-A Breakfast – Wednesday, January 23, 7:30-8:05 a.m. – Chick-fil-A Cherrydale
  • Bonfire – Thursday, January 24, 7:00-9:00 p.m. – Mizell Pavilion


Homecoming is the culmination of Spirit Week and will take place on Friday, January 25. All HPCS families are encouraged to come enjoy the homecoming festivities!

  • Five of our teams will play:
    • MS Girls vs. Oakwood 3:30
    • MS Boys vs. Oakwood 4:45
    • JV Boys vs. Oakwood 6:00
    • Varsity Girls vs. Oakwood 7:00
    • Varsity Boys vs. Oakwood 8:15
      • NEW THIS YEAR – For the Boys Varsity game, from tip-off until we score 7 or more points, we will silent cheer! Once our team scores 7 or more, let’s blow the roof off the gym with our cheering!
    • An alumni reception will be held in the Blue Room.
    • The Senior Class of 2019 and their parents will be recognized.

Admission to homecoming is free with your complimentary Panther Pass (available in the office). Alumni are our guests and will be admitted for free. Concessions will be available for purchase (all proceeds benefit the Class of 2019) by cash, check or card.

Lost and Found

Please take time this week to drop by the MAC (A Building) to claim items belonging to your family. Unclaimed items will be donated to charity after Friday, January 25.

Chess Club

There are limited spots available for the spring semester of the Chess Club. If your child is interested, please email Michelle Schley at mlschley@gmail.com. The new season of Chess Club begins on Wednesday, January 23, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Students in Chess Club will be charged $50 per semester.

American Heritage Day Program and Lunch – February 7

Information for the American Heritage Day Program and Lunch is going home with students today. The Program will be held in the Main Auditorium on Thursday, February 7, at 10:20 a.m. The Lunch ($6.00 for 3rd grade and above; $4.95 for K4-2nd grade; 3 years old and below are free with adult purchase) will follow in the MAC (A Building) and includes BBQ pork sandwich, potato chips, baked beans, coleslaw, pie and Pepsi. We will be taking lunch orders online this year beginning Friday, February 1, through Wednesday, February 6. Please follow the instructions on the American Heritage Day brochure.

Panthers in Action

Upcoming Basketball Games

Tuesday, January 22

  • MS Girls vs. Mitchell Road 3:30
  • MS Boys vs. Mitchell Road 4:30
  • JV Boys vs. Oconee 5:30
  • Varsity Girls vs. Oconee 6:30
  • Varsity Boys vs. Oconee 7:45


Friday, January 25

  • MS Girls vs. Oakwood 3:30
  • MS Boys vs. Oakwood 4:45
  • JV Boys vs. Oakwood 6:00
  • Varsity Girls vs. Oakwood 7:00
  • Varsity Boys vs. Oakwood 8:15


Monday, January 28

  • MS Girls @ Lead 4:30 (847 Cleveland St, Greenville, SC 29601)
  • MS Boys @ Lead 5:30


Tuesday, January 29

  • MS Girls @ St. Joseph’s 4:00 (100 St. Joseph S Drive, Greenville, SC 29607)
  • MS Boys @ St. Joseph’s 5:15
  • JV Boys @ Oconee 4:00 (150 His Way Circle, Seneca, SC 29672)
  • Varsity Girls @ Oconee 5:00
  • Varsity Boys @ Oconee 6:30


General Information


Information will be sent out soon via email and regular mail regarding re-enrollment.

Piano Runoff Winners

Please congratulate the following Lower School students who will represent Hampton Park Christian School at the SCACS Festival on March 1:

Grades 1-3

  • Classical Piano Solo
    • 1st place – Elena Zimmer (3rd grade)
    • 2nd place – Kate Howell (2nd grade)
  • Sacred Piano Solo
    • 1st place – Matthew Branham (2nd grade)
    • 2nd place – Rachel Fetterolf (3rd grade)
  • Piano Ensembles
    • 1st place – Matthew Branham (2nd grade) and Andrew Holliday (2nd grade)
    • 2nd place – Kate Howell (2nd grade) and Ryan Loach (2nd grade)

Grades 4-6

  • Classical Piano Solo
    • 1st place – Abbie Dickerson (6th grade)
    • 2nd place – Paige Christ (5th grade)
    • 1st alternate – Simon Travis (6th grade) – will represent 2nd place
  • Sacred Piano Solo
    • 1st place – Adam Fetterolf (5th grade)
    • 2nd place – Paige Christ (5th grade)
  • Piano Duets
    • 1st place – Simon Travis (6th grade) and Kaylen Trocki (6th grade)
    • 2nd place – Evangeline Salle (5th grade) and Sophia Saldivar (5th grade)

Upper School Honor Roll

The second quarter honor roll is on RenWeb. It can be found under Resource Documents.

Papa Johns Coupon Books

The Papa Johns Coupon Books are still available and are good through December 2019. The coupon books are located in the office at a cost of $10 payable either by cash or check. Each coupon book includes twenty-four coupons and a free pizza! All proceeds go toward the senior trip.

2019-2020 Date

First Day of School – August 13

Lunch Menu


Wednesday, 1/23Thursday, 1/24Friday, 1/25Monday, 1/28Tuesday, 1/29
Chicken noodle soup, salad, crusty rollPepperoni or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtTurkey and provolone on pretzel roll, chips, saladHot dogs, French fries, salad, fruitBaked potato bar, fruit, dessert


Looking Ahead


January 22-25Spirit Week
January 23Homecoming Practice
January 24Creative Writing and Poetry Runoffs (Grades 7-12)
January 25Homecoming
January 25Piano Solo and Ensemble Runoffs (Grades 7-12)
January 25Vocal Solo Runoffs (Grades 7-12)
January 28-February 6Academic Testing (Grades 3-12)
February 7American Heritage Day Program and Lunch (Grades K4-12)

(Program in Main Auditorium at 10:20 a.m. and Lunch to follow in the MAC)

February 7-8CMSC Basketball Tournament
February 12Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
February 12Jr-Sr Banquet Work Night
February 15-16SCACS Basketball Tournament
February 18Presidents’ Day – No School or Child Care
February 19-21Lower School Basketball Camp (Grades 3-6)
March 1SCACS Elementary Fine Arts Festival
March 4Jr-Sr Banquet Work Night
March 4-5Jr-Sr Banquet Dress Check
March 7SCACS Upper School Dress Rehearsal – Public Invited

(Grades 7-12; 7:00-9:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)

March 13End of 3rd Grading Period
March 14-15SCACS High School Fine Arts Festival
March 18Spring Pictures
March 18Jr-Sr Banquet Work Night
March 198th Grade Parent Meeting (7:00 p.m.)
March 19-226th Grade Field Trip to Creation Museum/Ark
March 20Report Cards
March 25Jr-Sr Dress Recheck
March 29Senior Parent Dinner
April 1-5Achievement Testing (Grades K5-12)
April 5Early Dismissal (Grades 1-12 at 11:30 a.m.; K4/K5 regular time)
April 5Jr-Sr Banquet (7:00 p.m. MAC)
April 3-12No Cuts (Grades 7-12)
April 9-11AACS Fine Arts Festival
April 11-16Upper School Band Trip
April 15-22Easter Vacation
April 23School Resumes
April 24Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)
April 25Class Meeting (Grade 10)
April 25Band Concert (Grades 5-12)
April 26-27SCACS Spring Soccer Tournament
April 29SCACS Golf Tournament
April 30Junior Parent Meeting (7:00 p.m.)
May 2Upper School Spring Concert (Grades 7-12)
May 3-4SCACS Baseball Tournament
May 6-10Library Used Book Sale
May 6-22No Cuts (Grades 7-12)
May 8-14Senior Trip
May 15Senior Skip Day
May 16Field Day (Grades 4-6)
May 16Kindergarten Graduation (7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)
May 17Field Day (Grades 1-3)
May 17Last Day of Kindergarten
May 17Final Day of Child Care
May 17Sports Banquet (6:00 p.m. MAC)
May 20Field Day Rain Date (Grades 4-6)
May 21Field Day Rain Date (Grades 1-3)
May 20-21Early Dismissal (Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.)
May 20-22Exams (Grades 9-12)
May 22Lower School Awards Program (9:45 a.m. Main Auditorium)

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

May 23Records Day – No School
May 24Lower School Report Cards (8:30 a.m.)
May 24Upper School Awards Program and Report Cards (8:45 a.m.)
May 24Graduation Rehearsal (10:00 a.m.)
May 24Commencement (7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)


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