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May Days For Shade

May Days For Shade!!!

Help support our school wide Student Council Fundraiser! All money raised will go towards the
purchase of an additional covered walkway! An additional covered walkway is a BIG need for our
students to ensure that while waiting on their rides each afternoon, they have shade on sunny days,
as well as staying dry on rainy days! The following events will help go towards this project. We hope
you will mark your calendars and plan to participate!!!

 To buyout the class must collectively contribute $25 or more.
 Students can contribute individually no more than $5 per subject.
 If the class collects $25 or more, then the entire class of students will be able to
have a free period and use their device during this time.
6th and 7th Grade Buyout Schedule 8th Grade Buyout Schedule
Tues, May 28 - ELA and Math Class Tuesday, May 28 - Math
Wednesday, May 29 - Science & Social Studies Wednesday, May 29 - Science
Thursday, May 30 - Social Studies
Friday, May 31 - ELA

Tues., May 28 & Wed., May 29
All items are $1.00 each
Coke, Dr. Pepper, or Spirit, Chocolate Chip Cookies,
Sour Skittles, Airheads, Ring Pops, Chocolate Bar

Mon., May 27- Thurs., May 30 (Open to Close)
Tell your family, friends, and neighbors to head to BIG AIR. When purchasing tickets make sure to
note this is for Hillcrest Middle School Fundraiser. We will receive 50% of the profit.
McDonald’s Spirit Night- Wed., May 29 (5-8 pm)
Encourage family, friends, and neighbors to stop by the McDonald’s on Main St. in Simpsonville to
grab dinner. Any orders placed during will go towards our fundraiser. You do not have to any
mention HMS. We get 30% of ALL sales

Free Audio Books This Summer


SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens.

Returning Summer 2019, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.

Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at

8th Grade Dance Photos

thanks to Rachel Thompson-Moore for the photography!  Click here to view the photographs.

End of Year Chromebook Returns

Return all student Chromebooks, chargers and cases to school by May 29, 2019. This return includes all Chromebooks loaned by the assistant principals and the media center.  Chromebook

Fully charge all Chromebooks before returning them. Any Chromebooks needing repair will be fixed over the summer. If this is a second repair for a Chromebook, then the student will receive a bill.

2019 Summer Reading

Hillcrest Middle School Summer Reading 2019-2020   

“Show Us Your Reading Stack”  bookstack

Who: All Rising 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Students at Hillcrest MS for the 2019-2020 School Year

What: Read 4 or more books between June 6th and September 6th

Why: To enjoy quality literature and to continue building independent reading skills…to have fun reading… AND to get invited to our exclusive Summer Reading Celebration!  One lucky participant** will win a free HMS Yearbook. All participants will win a $5 gift certificate to our Fall Scholastic Book Fair.

**All participants who complete the Summer Reading form on the back and return it to Mrs. Dicey in the Media Center by September 6th  will be entered into the drawing for these prizes.

Do not forget to take a picture of your Book Stack and post on Instagram! Tag both Hillcrest Middle (@hms_wildcats)  & Greenville County Schools (@gcschools)

Visit Mrs. Dicey’s website for lots of suggestions for what to read this summer!

Visit this link for the reading form and more information!!

Library Books To Be Returned

Library books are due May 21, 2019.

HMS Volleyball Tryouts

Contact: Rebecca Weinel– 

Attendance to HHS Volleyball Camp/Skills Sessions

Blue Sombrero Camp




New Chromebook Loaner Policy

For the rest of the 2018-2019 school year, students will only receive loaners if their Chromebooks are broken. Students will not be allowed to borrow a Chromebook for the day, if the student  forgot it at home or if the chromebook is not charged.

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