HPCS Weekly News – March 12, 2019

Upcoming Events

6th Grade Field Trip Parent Meeting

The 6th Grade Field Trip Parent Meeting will be held in the Collins Auditorium tonight (March 12) at 7:00 p.m. The trip to the Creation Museum/Ark Encounter will be held from March 19-22.

SCACS High School Fine Arts Festival – March 14-15

  • Buses leave campus on Thursday and Friday at 6:15 a.m.
  • Early buses will return between 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Students returning on later buses will need money for the dinner stop. Later buses should return to campus by 9:00 p.m.
  • The SCACS Fine Arts Festival Parent Information and Running Schedule is on ParentsWeb under Resource Documents. Additional copies will be available at the Festival.

Please note that Upper School students who do not attend the SCACS Fine Arts Festival will NOT have school on Thursday and Friday, March 14-15.

8th Grade Parent Meeting – March 19

Parents of 8th graders, are you wondering what classes your child can take in 9th grade? How does your child balance high school studies and extracurricular activities? How do you begin planning for college? Please join us on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:00 p.m., in M212 for the 8th Grade Parent Meeting. Please enter at the Panther Doors. Be watching for more details coming out soon!

Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures are scheduled for Monday, March 18.

Science Fair

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.

Achievement Testing

Achievement Testing will take place the week of April 1-5 for students in grades K5-12.

Lands’ End – Free Logo Sale

Lands’ End is having a free logo sale! Now is a great time to stock up on extras, get a few new items for spring, and get the right fit for the child going through a growth spurt. In addition to the free logos, select uniform polos are 20% off. Use code: LOGO with the pin: 8674 at check out. The sale ends on April 5, at 10:59 p.m.

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.

Junior-Senior Banquet

The Junior-Senior Banquet will be held on Friday, April 5, at 7:00 p.m. in the MAC (A Building).

Lower School Field Day

Mark your calendars for Field Day on April 10. Next week, details about Field Day will be sent home with students in grades 1-6.

Spring Break

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.

Panthers in Action

Spring Sports – Upcoming Games

Tuesday, March 12

  • MS Girls Soccer vs. Mitchell Road Christian 4:00
  • Varsity Girls Soccer @ Westgate 4:00 (1990 Old Reidville Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301)
  • Baseball vs. Ft. Inn Christian 4:30
  • Golf @ Oconee 4:00 (130 Club Drive, Seneca, SC 29678)

Tuesday, March 19

  • MS Girls Soccer @ Upward – time tbd (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 Road, Exit 11, Graniteville, SC)


 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 5-8, 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.

Save the Date – Be watching for details

HP Summer Soccer Camp – June 17-20

HP Summer Basketball Camp – July 15-18


General Information


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.

Lunch Menu


Wednesday, 3/13Thursday, 3/14Friday, 3/15Monday, 3/18Tuesday, 3/19

Macaroni & cheese, hot dog, salad

Sausage or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtCreamy bowtie chicken noodle soup, salad, rollBBQ sandwich, potato chips, baked beans, coleslawSalad bar, dessert


Looking Ahead


March 126th Grade Field Trip Parent Meeting (7:00 p.m. Collins 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. M212)
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 4Cap and Gown Photos –Seniors
April 5Cap and Gown Photos – K5
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 10Field Day – Lower School

(Grades 1-3 – AM; Grades 4-6 – PM)

April 11Field Day – Lower School – Rain Date
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 7Outdoor Band Concert
May 6-10Library Used Book Sale
May 6-22No Cuts (Grades 7-12)
May 8-14Senior Trip
May 15Senior Skip Day
May 16Kindergarten Graduation (7:00 p.m. Main Auditorium)
May 17Last Day of Kindergarten
May 17Final Day of Child Care
May 17Sports Banquet (6:00 p.m. MAC)
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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