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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Hillcrest Middle • 510 Garrison Road • Simpsonville, SC 29681 • (864) 355-6100 • Fax: (864) 355-6120

Upcoming Events

8th Grade Dance

The 8th grade class celebrated their final year as a middle schooler on April 18, 2015.

Watch their video to catch a taste of their fun.

7th Grade Field Trip

Our 7th graders culminated their interdisciplinary study of Jackie Robinson and civil rights with a viewing of the movie 42 ans a visit to the Greenville Drive stadium. Here are some photos of our soaking wet students at the field.

ACT Aspire
ACT Aspire will be given to all students in grades 3-8 over three days this month. Writing and English will be given on Tuesday, April 28. Reading will be administered on Wednesday, April 29. Mathematics will be given on Thursday April 30, and Science may also be administered. It is important to remember that this is a timed test! To find out how many questions will be given and the time students have to complete each section, please visit the home page of the S.C. Department of Education and click the ACT button. You’ll also find FREE test questions and resources! #TestReadySC

7th Graders and Ice Cream

7th Grade Newsletter

The third quarter 7th Grade Newsletter is now posted here. There is important information about next year's course registration and the Field Trip to the movie 42.


It is extremely important that you check the 2015-16 course request sheet included in the report card envelope.  Listed are the 8th grade courses your child has been  recommended for or has chosen to take as a rising 8th grader. 

Make sure these are the correct courses for your student to take next year.  No course changes  will be made when school starts in August.  Please note that these are only requests and that the school’s course offerings may be affected by course enrollment, teacher allocation, budget restraints, and scheduling feasibility.


Explore The Arts Summer 2015
Enjoy creative writing, guitar, drums? See what summer workshops are available for you at the Fine Arts Center. Click here for more information.

Ace Awards 2015

Congratulations to two HMS 2015 Ace Awards recipients--Rajaalin Scott and Mira Sharobim. Click here to see the information from the April 5, 2015 Greenville News.


The Awards presentation will be held Tuesday, May 19 at World Redemption Outreach.

6th Grade Newsletter

Registration news for next year was included in the 3rd quarter report card. Also in the report card is transportation information.

Congratulations to Camilla Escobar who represented HMS in the Best Singer in the District competition held on March 20th. Camila scored only 1 point under the winner and had the third highest score of the night over all the contestants.

For more news, click on this link.


Poetry Month

poetryCelebrate poetry this month!! Read a poem! Write a poem!

Girls Inspired and Relay For Life
relayThe HMS Girls Inspired team is walking for Relay for Life on May 15, 2015.  To learn more and support our team, go to this site.  Go girls!!

Spring Sports Schedules

Our Spring Sports are beginning. Want to know when our Wildcats are playing? Click here for the schedules.




Audio Books from the HMS Media Center

Interested in e-books or audiobooks? Heard of Overdrive? Greenville County students can access these using their own login information. See the media center for more information.