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2019-2020 STUDENT REGISTRATION

Check out the counseling department page for everything you need to know about new student enrollment for 2019-2020!

HMS Counseling Department


HMS SPIRIT WEEK

wildcats Monday, March 18th – Friday March 22nd 

Profits from this week will go to support HMS PE and Athletics

as well as other projects for the school.

New this year are Spirit Week Buy Out Days!  Each core class room that raises $25 will be able to “buy out” free time during spirit week for that class period.  Buy out does not apply to Related Arts Classes.
 
Monday: English
Tuesday: Math
Thursday: Science
Friday: Social Studies
 
Dress up days and pep rally are available free to all students and dress code applies all week.
 
 Here is a breakdown of each day.
 
Monday:
America Day – Show your spirit by wearing your red white and blue
Donuts for sale in car line - $1 each
Buyout for English Classes - $25
Students may bring a device to lunch for $1
TCBY will be sold at lunch $2.50 for frozen yogurt, $0.50 per topping
 
Tuesday:
Athlete vs. Mathlete Day – Show your school spirit by wearing either athletic wear or rock your nerdiest ensemble
Biscuits for sale in carline - $3
Buyout for Math Classes - $25
Students may eat outside for $2
Concessions will be sold during lunch
Dodgeball tournament will be held during related arts periods. $3 to play or $1 to watch
 
Wednesday:
School Spirit Day – Show your school spirit by wearing your commemorative Spirit Week shirt or by wearing your school colors
Donuts for sale in car line - $1 each
Students may bring a device to lunch for $1
Concessions will be sold during lunch
Pep Rally will be held at 1:30 on the track/field, sports teams will be recognized, teacher race and spirit Items will be available for sale
Spirit Night at Gravitopia from 6-8 pm
 
Thursday: 
Hawaiian Day – Show your school spirit by wearing Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts (over your clothes)
Flower Lei’s will be available for sale - $1 each
Biscuits for sale in carline - $3
Buyout for Science Classes - $25
Students may eat outside for $2
Sno Cones will be sold during lunch - $2 each
 
Friday:
Neon Day – Let your school spirit shine by wearing your brightest colors
Donuts for sale in car line - $1 each
Students may sit where they want for lunch for $1
Tea and Pickles will be sold during lunch
Chick Fil A lunch will be served (pre-order required)
Glow Dance will be held in the cafeteria at 3:30, glow items will be available for sale
 
Wristband order forms are being sent home to students .  The cost of the wristbands are $25 and include a spirit shirt, the lunch device/outside/sit where you want days, playing or watching dodgeball, a spirit item for the pep rally, a flower lei and admission to  & a glow item for the dance.
 
Wristband does not include:  TCBY, concessions at lunch, buy out classes or chick fil a lunch.
 
Chick Fil A lunch pre-orders will be sold during lunches for $5 or are available on the order form for wristbands.  Last day to preorder is Thursday.  


Master Course Schedule

Master Course Schedule


HMS Spring Sports Schedule

HILLCREST WILDCATS SPRING SCHEDULE 2018 - 2019
ALL BASEBALL HOME GAMES WILL BE PLAYED AT RUDOLPH GORDON SCHOOL -
1507 Scuffletown Road Simpsonville, SC 29681


Sport                                                                          Coach’s Name                                    Phone
Athletic Director                                                   Ron Bowers                                             (334)-587-0497
Baseball                                                                    Heath Matthews                                   (864) 376-9951
Softball                                                                       Ron Bowers                                            (334) 587-0497
                                                                                       Brian Rodgers                                         (864) 304-7057

Boy’s Soccer                                                          Francisco Lanza                                    (864) 631-7276)
Girl’s Soccer                                                            Andrew Coleman                                  (828) 273-6473

Schedule For All Spring Sports


Course Descriptions for 2019-20

6th Grade Course Description

7th Grade Course Description

8th Grade Course Description


IGP Meetings for all 8th graders

All 8th grade parents/guardians must meet with their student and Ms. Skenteris to discuss a variety of topics: high school courses, GPAs, test scores, scholarships, plans for after school and career choices. 
Please click on the link to select your day and time. 
I will keep adding additional dates/times over the next few weeks. 

Please call me if you need more information.  Mrs. Skenteris    864-355-6150

Sign Up Link for IGP


Band Mouthpiece Testing Nights

Mouthpiece Testing Nights
If you are a rising 6th grader who is interested in becoming a part of the WILDCAT BAND, you and your family MUST ATTEND one of our mouthpiece testing nights to try out all of the instruments.  Final Date is listed below:


Tuesday, April 23 (6:00-7:30 HMS Band Room)


Curriculum Night

Curriculum Night Presentation for Rising 7th and 8th Graders


Publix Partners

HMS families:

Publix is changing their school incentive program. There will be no more keychain cards. 

If you already have a Publix account, simply log in, Select- the Go to My Account tab- under your name. Select- My Publix partner box and select or type in HILLCREST MIDDLE SCHOOL.
To support our school, sign up for Publix Partners through your www.publix.com account (set up is easy if you don't already have one) and select Hillcrest Middle School.

Then, enter your phone number at checkout each time you make an eligible purchase.

This is an easy way to support HMS.


Bus Arrivals Document

Safety and Respect Rules for School Buses and Drivers.

·         RESPECT for drivers and expectations of safety

·         Sit properly in seats (backs on the back of the seats, book bags in your laps, mouths closed) 

·         Aisle has to be clear at all times; no one near/leaning on the emergency exit

·         Stay in seats at all times

·         Phones/music ONLY with earbuds or headphones – No speakers

Link to End of the Day  Bus Arrival Document

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