Thursday, July 28, 2016
3665 S Industrial Dr ♦ Simpsonville, SC 29681 ♦ (864) 355-3500 ♦ FAX: (864) 355-3382


Character Word of the Week
Virtue - The moral excellence evident in my life as I consistently do what is right
"All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue." ~ Plato

Daily Announcements
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Freshman Student and Parent Orientation
Your journey begins here at Hillcrest High School! Hillcrest High School will hold its annual Freshman Student and Parent Orientation on Thursday, August 11th from 6:30-8 p.m. at the school. Parents will meet in the auditorium from 6:30-7:15, and students will be in the gymnasium for a brief informational session. Please bring your schedule so you can tour the school and meet your teachers. Clubs and organizations will be available for questions, along with the selling various Hillcrest Spirit Wear. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Bianca Jamison at 355-3532. We look forward to seeing you soon. Remember, Your journey begins here!​
Freshman Supply List 

Parking Information
It is time to sell parking passes again. This year will be very similar to last year, you will need your driver’s license, a completed Parking Application, proof of insurance and your registration. The price will again be $40. The student must be present to purchase the pass. Parents are not allowed to pick up the passes for students. Please make sure you have everything you need completely filled out when you get here. ALL SPACES ARE RESERVED.
Parking passes will be sold at Hillcrest High School in the commons area on the following dates;
July 28th – Seniors 2:00 – 4:00pm
August 2nd – Seniors 2:00 – 4:00pm
August 4th – Juniors 2:00 – 4:00pm
August 8th – Juniors 2:00 – 4:00pm
*We will open up any available spaces to sophomores once school begins.
**We will also have a waiting list. All documents are required to be put on the waiting list but you will not pay for the pass until one comes available.

2016 Family Career and Community Leaders of America
2016 National Student WinnersHillcrest High School represented the upstate in the 2016 Family Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference held in San Diego California. These students utilized the knowledge gained through Career and Technical Education Classes in the Family and Consumer Sciences Curriculum. These students competed in community action STAR Events with a record breaking 4,600 other students in the nation. This was the first year for the FCCLA organization at Hillcrest High School lead by Academic Advisor Tim Coyle-Smith.
Gold Place National Winners
Delaynie Barrington (Hillcrest High School): Advocacy: "Leads or Love, You Choose. A community service project aimed at getting dogs off of the leads and in fences.
Trinity Jones: Fashion Design (Hillcrest High School): "Picade Ivory" A four piece fashion design collection inspired by the Ivory Billed Woodpecker. This project works with the fashion industry to save endangered habitats by raising awareness and donating a portion of the proceeds.
Silver Place National Winner
Brianna Vaughn (Hillcrest High School): Illustrated Talk: "I'm Hungry, Feed Me Pills" this project aims to educate Americans on the dangers of prescribing medications to fix health problems relating to obesity when often times the answer is proper diet and exercise.

Senior Portraits
Senior portraits will be made in the HHS auditorium on July 25 through July 28 from 9:30 to 11:45 am and 12:45 to 3:00 pm. Click the link for more details.

Guidance Summer Hours and Information
HHS Summer Enrollment and Withdrawal Information

2015-16 Greenville County Schools Progress Report
2015-16 Progress Report

Comprehensive Health Education/ Sexual Health and Responsibility Calendar
The dates for Comprehensive Health Education/ Sexual Health and Responsibility at Hillcrest High School are as follows:
Parent Preview: September 6-12
Instruction: September 13 - October 3

End of Year Art Awards
Israel Wright Best of Show  Israel Wright Peacock
Senior Israel Wright's Prismacolor pencil drawing of a peacock with dreams in its tail feathers was selected the 2016 HHS Best of Show by judge and Hillcrest alumnus Mica Colombo, a Clemson graduate with a degree in graphic design. Israel also received a medallion for completing the staff portrait of Ed Young and one for completing four years of art.

The Proaxis Art Challenge
Charlotte SmithJunior Charlotte Smith created a painting of a physical therapy patient with a knee brace crossing a finish line for The Proaxis Art Challenge.  Her piece was one of seven selected to be purchased and hung at Proaxis/ATI of Simpsonville.  Recently, her painting was selected to be presented to, Topper Hagerman ,co-founder of Proaxis, as a gift.  The painting will now hang in his office or home in Denver, Colorado.

Senior Portraits
Senior Portraits will be taken in the Auditorium on July 25, 26, 27, and 28th.

AP English Literature and Composition Summer Assignment
AP English Literature and Composition Summer Reading Assignment  
Major Works Data Sheet
TPCASTT Template

AP Biology Summer Assignment
AP Biology Summer Assignment