Parents are invited to attend Hampton Park’s first Science Fair on Tuesday, March 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the MAC (A Building). Students in grades 3, 5, and 7, will be participating in the fair with all of the work taking place in the classroom. Please enter through the either set of doors closest to the playground.
Mrs. Sinde, our Lower School PE teacher, has planned some exciting changes for Hampton Park’s Field Day which will be held on Wednesday, April 10. Grades 1-3 will participate from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and grades 4-6 will participate from 12:00-3:00 p.m. Information sheets are going home with students today. Students need to select their chosen activities on the form and return it to teachers by Friday, March 29. Please make a note of the following:
- Field Day is a regular school day. Regular classes will take place opposite field day activities.
- On the day of the event, there will be no parking in the lower parking lot next to the playground.
- Students should plan to wear comfortable clothing – class shirts, modest athletic shorts or pants, and tennis shoes.
- Students should bring water bottles that are clearly marked.
- The rain date is Thursday, April 11.
Lost and Found
Please take time to drop by the MAC (A Building) to claim items belonging to your family. Unclaimed items will be donated to charity after Friday, March 29.
Achievement Testing will take place the week of April 1-5 for students in grades K5-12.
Lands’ End – Free Logo Sale
The Lands’ End free logo sale continues through April 5, at 10:59 p.m. In addition to the free logos, select uniform polos are 20% off. Use code: LOGO with the pin: 8674 at check out.
Early Dismissal – April 5
On Friday, April 5, students in grades 1-12 will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. K4 and K5 will have a regular schedule.
The Junior-Senior Banquet will be held on Friday, April 5, at 7:00 p.m. in the MAC (A Building).
Spring Break is Monday, April 15, through Monday, April 22. There will be no school or child care on these days.
Walk-a-thon – Save the Date!
Please mark your calendars for our Walk-a-thon on May 7. The Lower School will be walking in the morning before the Outdoor Band Concert, and the Upper School will be walking in the afternoon. Details will be available soon.
Outdoor Band Concert
The Outdoor Band Concert will be held in the Portico on May 7.
Drama Production Tryouts
Students in grades 8-11 who are interested in trying out for the 2019-2020 drama production, please mark your calendars and watch for details for the May tryouts. The tryouts will include speaking parts and technical roles.
Panthers in Action
Spring Sports – Upcoming Games
Tuesday, March 19
- MS Girls Soccer @ Upward – 5:00 (9768 Warren H Abernathy Highway, Spartanburg, SC 29301)
- Varsity Girls Soccer @ Oakwood 4:30 (304 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625)
- Baseball vs. Oconee 5:00
- Golf @ Oakwood 3:15 (100 River Club, Anderson, SC 29621)
Thursday, March 21
- Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Legacy Charter 4:30
- Baseball @ Victory 4:30 (Bettis Academy Park, 70 Nicholson Road, Trenton, SC 29847)
Friday, March 22
- Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Oakwood 4:30
Saturday, March 23
- Baseball @ Greenville Hurricanes 1:00
Tuesday, March 26
- MS Girls Soccer vs. St. Joe’s 4:00
- Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Westgate 5:30
Varsity Soccer/Basketball Off-Season Training
For boys in grades 8-11 who are interested in off-season training, Coach Lehman and Coach Edwards are offering sessions through the end of the school year. This off-season training is not required, considered optional, and should not come before previously scheduled commitments. If you are free and it works for your schedule, please come.
- Varsity Soccer – Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m., through May 15, on the field unless the weather moves it to the gym. Watch the groupme app for changes to the schedule.
- Varsity Basketball – Thursdays, 3:15-4:30 p.m., through April 25. Watch the groupme app for changes to the schedule.
JV/Varsity Volleyball Spring Training
The JV/Varsity Volleyball Spring Training will be held on April 30, May 2, and May 3, from 3:25-5:30 p.m. in the gym.
Cross Country Tryouts
Students in grades 5-11 who are interested in trying out for Cross Country should attend the tryouts on Monday through Wednesday, May 6-8, from 3:30-4:15 p.m. Students should meet Coach Cansler in front of the gymnasium and bring a bottle of water. A student only needs to attend tryouts until he or she runs a 9-minute mile.
MS Girls Volleyball Tryouts
Girls in grades 5-7 who are interested in trying out for volleyball for the 2019-2020 school year should attend the tryouts on Thursday, May 9, Tuesday, May 14, and Thursday, May 16. Tryouts will take place in the gym from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Pre-Participation Athletic Forms
Students interested in trying out for any of the sports mentioned above must have an up-to-date Pre-Participation Athletic Form (Part 1 and 2) on file in the office. The forms are located on ParentsWeb under Resource Documents. Please contact the office if you have questions.
Save the Date – Be watching for details
HP Summer Soccer Camp – June 17-20
HP Summer Basketball Camp – July 15-18
SCACS High School Fine Arts Festival Results
Congratulations to the Upper School students who competed at the SCACS High School Fine Arts Festival in academic testing, art, music and speech categories. Many of our students placed in the categories in which they competed. The following students will represent our school at the AACS held at Bob Jones University on April 9-11.
Readers’ Theatre – 1st place
- Christopher Barney
- Camden Gearhart
- Eric Lane
- Emily Slieff
- Katelyn Slieff
- Brianna Williamson
Brass Solo – 1st place
- Conner Christ
Percussion Solo – 1st place
- Kathryn Lyons
Religious Reading – 1st place
- Brianna Williamson
Extemporaneous Speaking – 1st place
- Camden Gearhart
Art – Mixed Media – 1st place
- Margaret Smith
Academic Testing – English – 1st place
- Miles Lyons
Academic Testing – Advanced Math – 1st place
- Miles Lyons
Academic Testing – World History – 1st place
- Camden Gearhart
2019 SC Scholastic Chess Championship
On March 9, our Chess Club took 3rd place out of 8 schools in the K-8th division. Bradon Schley tied for 3rd place in this division and was the 8th grade champion. Our team took 3rd place out of 13 schools in the K-5th division. Tessa Bonnema tied for top female in this division. Ella Schley tied for 10th. Congratulations to our Chess Club!
To re-enroll, go to ParentsWeb and select “Enroll/Re-enroll” and then follow the prompts. Re-enrollment will need to be completed on a computer and not through the app.
2018 Child Care Statement
If you need a copy of your 2018 Child Care Statement for tax purposes, parents may print a payment summary. While in FACTS, choose “view payment summary,” select the year, and print from the icon at the top right of the screen. The printed transaction detail will include the HP logo, address and tax ID number.
|Wednesday, 3/20||Thursday, 3/21||Friday, 3/22||Monday, 3/25||Tuesday, 3/26|
Sub sandwich, pretzels, veggies with ranch dressing
|Pepperoni or cheese pizza, salad or yogurt||Chicken sandwich, tater tots, salad, fruit||Meatball sub, chips, veggies with ranch dressing||Taco bar, dessert|
|March 19||8th Grade Parent Meeting (7:00 p.m. M212)|
|March 19-22||6th Grade Field Trip to Creation Museum/Ark|
|March 20||Report Cards|
|March 25||Jr-Sr Dress Recheck|
|March 29||Senior Parent Dinner|
|April 1-5||Achievement Testing (Grades K5-12)|
|April 4||Cap and Gown Photos –Seniors|
|April 5||Cap and Gown Photos – K5|
|April 5||Early Dismissal (Grades 1-12 at 11:30 a.m.; K4/K5 regular time)|
|April 5||Jr-Sr Banquet (7:00 p.m. MAC)|
|April 3-12||No Cuts (Grades 7-12)|
|April 9-11||AACS Fine Arts Festival|
|April 10||Field Day – Lower School|
(Grades 1-3 – AM; Grades 4-6 – PM)
|April 11||Field Day – Lower School – Rain Date|
|April 11-16||Upper School Band Trip|
|April 15-22||Easter Vacation|
|April 23||School Resumes|
|April 24||Mid-Quarter Reports (Grades 4-12)|
|April 25||Class Meeting (Grade 10)|
|April 25||Band Concert (Grades 5-12)|
|April 26-27||SCACS Spring Soccer Tournament|
|April 29||SCACS Golf Tournament|
|April 30||Junior Parent Meeting (7:00 p.m.)|
|May 2||Upper School Spring Concert (Grades 7-12)|
|May 3-4||SCACS Baseball Tournament|
|May 7||Outdoor Band Concert|
|May 6-10||Library Used Book Sale|
|May 6-22||No Cuts (Grades 7-12)|
|May 8-14||Senior Trip|
|May 15||Senior Skip Day|
|May 16||Kindergarten Graduation (7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)|
|May 17||Last Day of Kindergarten|
|May 17||Final Day of Child Care|
|May 17||Sports Banquet (6:00 p.m. MAC)|
|May 20-21||Early Dismissal (Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:30 a.m.)|
|May 20-22||Exams (Grades 9-12)|
|May 22||Lower School Awards Program (9:45 a.m. Main Auditorium)|
(Grades 1-12 dismiss at 11:00 a.m.)
|May 23||Records Day – No School|
|May 24||Lower School Report Cards (8:30 a.m.)|
|May 24||Upper School Awards Program and Report Cards (8:45 a.m.)|
|May 24||Graduation Rehearsal (10:00 a.m.)|
|May 24||Commencement (7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)|