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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Hillcrest Middle • 510 Garrison Road • Simpsonville, SC 29681 • (864) 355-6100 • Fax: (864) 355-6120

Upcoming Events

Camp Animal Care
One of our teachers and two of our students spent two weeks of their summer volunteering to help kids and animals in our community. Madelyn Shedd, 8th grade teacher and sponsor of Wildcats for a Cause community service club, helped develop Camp Animal Care, a camp to help rising 3rd-6th graders learn how to treat animals humanely and to help the homeless animals at our shelter find forever homes. Mrs. Shedd also served as a counselor for two weeks this past summer, along with two of her club members, rising 8th graders Kayla Swain and Lauren Miller. Kayla and Lauren taught campers how to make crafts to comfort the shelter pets and to remember how to treat animals humanely.

Beginning Strings Students Information

8/21

Parents of Beginning Strings Students Information Meeting

6:00-7:00 pm

 

Pop On In and Meet the HMS Family

Monday August 18


 popcorn12:15-12:45-Meet the administration in the gym. for 6th grade and new students

12:45-2:15-6th grade and new students meet teachers, tour building, get popcorn/popsicles, get new ID picture made

2:45-4:15-7th/8th graders meet teachers, tour building, get popcorn/popsicles, get new ID picture made

4:15-4:45--Meet the administration in the gym. 7th and 8th grade students

5:00-6:00--Building open for students to pick up schedules if they did not receive one in the mail.

6:00-6:30--3rd Meet the Principal session for those that cannot attend during the day.

 

For more information, click here.popsicle

School Supplies

GENERAL SUPPLY LIST 2014-15 FOR 6TH, 7TH, AND 8TH GRADE

 

Sixth Grade Supply List

Seventh Grade Newsletter

 

Teachers will provide a more detailed list the beginning of school. Click here for more information.

 

Box Tops For Education
School is out for the summer!!And we are already collecting box tops for the next school year. To learn more about the program and what to clip, click here. Here is the form you can print for taping your Box Tops and keeping them neat.

HMS Summer Reading

kick back

Read this summer and earn prizes this fall. Get ice cream, a hockey ticket, a pizza part and more. Look here for more information.

The Greenville County Library also has a summer reading program. Read about it here.

Want ideas for what to read this summer. Look here!!

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Tdap Immunization for Seventh Graders

Rising seventh graders must have the Tdap vaccination or they must submit an objector’s statement prior to the first day of school, Tuesday, August 19, 2014, for students to attend school. Parents must provide their child’s school with documentation of the Tdap immunization, a religious exemption, or a medical exemption. Parents are encouraged to submit document as soon as possible. If documentation is not provided before the first day of school, the student will not be allowed to start school. The Tdap vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough). State Law began the requirement for the Tdap vaccination beginning with the 2013-14 school year.