The application to become our 2021 Spirit Week benefiting charity is now open. Please complete the application by May 1, 2020. We look forward to learning more about your charitable organization.
The Hillcrest High School PTSA nominating committee met to consider all eligible candidates for the 2020-2021 school year. On behalf of the nominating committee, they present the following slate of officers for consideration:
Students and Parents/Guardians will complete the following online forms as applicable for registration for the 2020-2021 School Year:
Head to the HHS School Counselors Course Registration webpage for all registration information.
Parents' and Guardians' need help with understanding Google Classroom? Check out this quick guide.
Instructions for downloading material to student Chromebooks are here: Accediendo a Google Classroom and Accessing Google Classroom.
Both of these documents (as flyers) will be available for pick up at mobile Wi-Fi and meals sites by Tuesday (3/31/2020).
Also, remember that GCS WiFi is available at all schools – students do not have to go to their specific school to use the WiFi, they can go to the closest school to their home. WiFi is also available from 10-noon at the free meal sites served by our buses. A full list is available on the GSC website. Again, families that only need access to WiFi long enough to download assignments or turn in work - you do not have to have WiFi while completing assignments.
The district has created a district eLearning website and will continue to add resources and tips for parents on this site.
Students are encouraged to check their Google Classrooms for specific assignments/learning targets from their teachers.
Students should deliver broken Chromebooks to the nearest Career Center between 7:30am-5:30pm Monday-Thursday, where those devices will be swapped out by ETS staff. Hillcrest's nearest Career Center is the Golden Strip Career Center. The address is: 1120 E. Butler Rd., Greenville, S.C. 29607
Teachers and students should call into HELPDESK (355-4357) for technical assistance.
Greenville County Schools has Coronavirus (COVID-19) Monitoring and Response Bulletins and meal plans/feeding sites that they are updating regularly. Please check these sites if you have any questions.
Charter Spectrum is providing free broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 students and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. Call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll; installation fees will be waived for new student households. The program applies only in existing Charter service areas. Households should be clear on the terms of service before entering into an agreement with the provider (Spectrum) to be aware of the point at which charges will be assessed. At this time, Spectrum is stating that regular rates will apply after the initial 60 days. This program is in addition to an existing low-cost Internet program offered by Spectrum. Here is a list of free Spectrum Wi-Fi hotspots with locations.
Please follow these steps to support Hillcrest High School:
What is Parent Backpack?
Parent Backpack is an online application that replaces the PowerSchool Parent Portal. With Parent Backpack, you are able to view your child's grades, school attendance, and any discipline incidents when you are logged into the system. Best of all, Parent Backpack works on any device and is mobile friendly.
To access Parent Backpack, go to https://parents.gcsbackpack.com and create an account. Please access directions by clicking on Creating a Parent Backpack Account - English Directions or Direcciones en Español
Here's a video if you would like further instructions.
Here's how to reset your parent password for Parent Backpack.
Do you want to recognize a favorite teacher or administrator? Would you like to honor a retiring teacher or graduating senior? Purchasing a brick for the newly named Stephen Chamness Memorial courtyard would be a great gift. The Hillcrest PTSA is sponsoring this wonderful project!! Just click the link below and order your brick now in time for graduation and the end of the school year.
Brick Fundraiser for Stephen Chamness Memorial Courtyard