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Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Hillcrest Middle • 510 Garrison Road • Simpsonville, SC 29681 • (864) 355-6100 • Fax: (864) 355-6120

Upcoming Events

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!!

Wrestling State Championships

State Championships for South Carolina Youth Wrestling Association were held Feb. 14, 2015 in Moncks Corner, SC. Each of these students wrestled in their individual weight categories. Congratulations to our students.

From left to right

Michael Shiffer--placed 3rd

Clayton Hopkins--placed 2nd

Grantt Hopkins--placed 2nd

Brice Duprey--placed 1st





HMS Student Finalists for Haan Craft Contest

Five Hillcrest Middle School students have been named finalists in the Haan Craft Design-A-Pillow Contest.  Our finalists are:  Carly McMaster, Miranda Coley, Charlie Nakatsu, Rocco Basile, and Emiliy Weiland!  Voting on Facbook is one of the deciding factors for the final winner.  We will post the link on our HMS facebook page so that you can click “Like” to vote for your favorite designs.  You may “like” more than one design! You are clicking on the 2015 Cartoon Pillow Contest then liking the 5 illustrations from Simpsonville.

EPA Energy Star School

 Hillcrest Middle School has been named an EPA Energy Star.  Buildings that earn this recognition use 35% less energy and generate 35% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similar buildings across the nation.

National Geographic Semifinalist

  Congratulation to Andrew Baxley!  He will be representing HMS as a National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist for SC!  We are proud of you!!

Spring Sports Schedules

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




Testing Changes

Did you know that there are testing changes coming to South Carolina? Learn more about the new ACT tests being administered to all students in grades 3-8 and in the 11th grade this April. Learn what is being tested, find out test dates, and how you can get your children prepared by clicking on the ACT button on the homepage of the South Carolina Department of Education:

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.