HPCS Weekly News – March 5, 2019

Upcoming Events

Re-enrollment for 2019-2020

It’s not too late to re-enroll online at the early bird rate of $200. Due to the new online enrollment process, the deadline has been extended to Friday, March 8. As you re-enroll, don’t forget to upload the form 2900 in order to complete the enrollment process. Are you having problems submitting the forms? Try using a different browser.

SCACS Fine Arts Rehearsal (Grades 7-12) – Thursday, March 7

All parents are invited to attend the SCACS Fine Arts Rehearsal on Thursday, March 7, in the Main Auditorium, and are welcome to come and go throughout the evening. This program is a rehearsal for the competition held in Columbia on March 15-16. Participating students only need to be at school while their ensemble is performing and should wait in the auditorium watching other ensembles until their group’s performance time. Parents, please pick up students in grades 7-8 by 8:00 p.m. Students should come in school dress unless instructed otherwise. The rehearsal is as follows:

  • 6:45 Band arrives
  • 7:00 Upper School Band – Grades 7-12
  • 7:30 Middle School Choir and Small Ensembles
  • 7:45 High School Choir arrives
  • 8:00 High School Choirs and Ensembles
  • 8:30 Speech

Circus Tickets

Drop by the office for free Circus tickets which admits one child ages 2-13 with a paid adult. The circus is on Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12, at the Convention Center. Go to www.GardenGrosCircus.com for more details.

SCACS High School Fine Arts Festival – March 14-15

  • Permission forms for students attending SCACS on March 14-15 are due by Thursday, March 7. The lunch count must be turned in that day, so students registering after the deadline will have to pack a lunch.
  • The schedule of events that will take place on Thursday and Friday is located on the permission form. A running schedule and information sheet will be posted this week.
  • Transportation information is also located on the permission form. Please note that a student may not drive another student to the Festival. Details about when the buses will depart and return to campus will be posted on the running schedule and information sheet.

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.

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. This first year will give us an opportunity to learn and each year following we hope the program will grow. In addition to fostering a love of science, we hope that eventually Upper School students will represent Hampton Park at the SCACS Fine Arts Festival in this category. Students in grades 3, 5, and 7, will be participating in the fair with all of the work taking place in the classroom. Judging will take place on Monday, March 25. Parents are invited to visit the Science Fair on Tuesday, March 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the MAC (A Building).

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).

Field Day

Jan Sinde, our Lower School PE teacher, is organizing our Field Day this year which will take place on April 10. We are excited about the changes that Jan has planned. Grades 1-3 will have field day in the morning before lunch and regularly scheduled classes in the afternoon. Grades 4-6 will have their regular morning classes and field day in the afternoon after lunch. April 11 is the rain date. Be watching for more details coming out soon!

Spring Break

Spring Break is Monday, April 15, through Monday, April 22. There will be no school or child care on these days.

Outdoor Band Concert

Mark your calendars to attend the Outdoor Band Concert on May 7.

Panthers in Action

Spring Sports – Upcoming Games

Tuesday, March 5

  • MS Girls Soccer vs. Langston 4:00
  • Varsity Girls Soccer @ BJA 7:00 (1700 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville, SC 29614) – NOTE THE TIME CHANGE
  • Baseball vs. Greenville Hurricanes 4:15 (8109 White Horse Road, Greenville, SC 29617) – NOTE THE TIME CHANGE

Friday, March 8

  • MS Girls Soccer vs. Spartanburg Day 4:00
  • Varsity Girls Soccer @ Lake Pointe 4:30
  • Baseball @ Anderson Cavs 6:00 (500 N. Jefferson Avenue, Anderson, SC)

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

 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. Please be reminded that students who try out must have current Pre-Participation Athletic Forms on file in the office. The forms can be located on RenWeb under Resource Documents or in the office.

Save the Date – Be watching for details

HP Summer Soccer Camp – June 17-20

HP Summer Basketball Camp – July 15-18


General Information

Geography Bee

Congratulations to Kaylen Trocki who qualified for the State Geography Bee!

Lunchroom Contest Winner

Pete Revis is the winner of the Lunchroom Contest. His winning sauce name is “Panther Power Dip.” We will be enjoying this sauce on Wednesday at lunch.

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, 3/6Thursday, 3/7Friday, 3/8Monday, 3/11Tuesday, 3/12

Turkey or ham wrap, pretzels, dill pickle, fruit

Bacon or cheese pizza, salad or yogurtSpaghetti and meatballs, salad, breadstickSloppy joes, potato chips, baked beans, veggies with ranch dressingHamburger bar, potato chips, salad, fruit, cookie


Looking Ahead


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 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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