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8th Grade Field Trip

Eighth Grade students have the opportunity to visit Williamsburg, VA in April of 2020 for their grade level field trip. For more details click here on the link to details about the itinerary and dates.  

Flyer for trip.

Band and Chorus Field Trip

The HMS Band and Chorus will take their trip to Florida April 1-5, 2020. The trip includes judged performances at Disney World.

Their Carowinds adjucicated performance date has not been set as of yet.

6th and 7th Grade Supply Lists

supplies            HMS Grade Level Supply Lists


Get a preview of what your student needs for the next school year.

Check out this 6th grade list now.

Click here for the 7th grade list.

8th Grade Supply List is Here!

7th Grade Field Trip

We have created a trip webpage that has more information regarding the 7th Grade 19-20 Savannah Field Trip- Apr. 23-24, 2020 (including the booking code, booking instructions, package inclusions, etc.   Our trip webpage can be found here..

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

BETA Club Field Trip

BETA Club Field Trip to the state convention will be January 15-17, 2020.  More details to follow. 

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!!