Upcoming Events


PTA Spirit Week

Ready to show your school spirit? Next week (Sept 27-Oct 1) will be Spirit Week at HMS! This week will be filled with lots of fun, excitement, and laughter. Please view the links below to learn more about items available for purchase, the schedule of events, and what the proceeds will be going toward. 

Spirit Week Order Form

Spirit Week Event Calendar

PTA Store

COVID Information

COVID-19 Notification Form

Please use this Google Form below to notify Hillcrest Middle School staff of students who are COVID positive, have been exposed to someone who is COVID positive, or may exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19. 

COVID-19 Form - HMS


COVID-19 Close Contact Information

Please view the link below to see the most up-to-date information about COVID close contact.

COVID Close Contact - English

COVID Close Contact - Spanish


Student Quarantine Expectations

Please view the following document to know how your student will receive their work and continue learning in the case that they are required to mandatory quarantine due to exposure. 

Student Quarantine Expectations


Testing Sites

In partnership with DHEC and Mako Medical Laboratories, GCS employees and students are able to get free drive-through COVID-19 testing beginning September 13th! Please click the link below to learn more about the 3 testing sites and hours of operation!

COVID Testing Locations

8th Grade IGP Conferences

All 8th Grade students are required to have an IGP (Individual Graduation Plan) Conference before they can register for High School courses in the spring.  This meeting is an opportunity for students to discuss their current post-secondary plans/interests, as well as learn information about the transition to High School.  Each meeting will be facilitated by a school counselor and both student and parent/guardian must attend.
Please click on the link below to sign-up for a conference starting in October:
IGP Conference Sign-Up Link

Social Emotional Learning

The district has created a Social Emotional Learning resource page. Please check it out for more information.


SC Hopes - The South Carolina Department of Mental Health now offers a statewide support line for individuals whose mental health has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Callers are connected to SCDMH Staff who can provide support for mental health and/or substance use issues and information about other resources that may help. The toll-free support line is available to all South Carolinians 24/7 at 1 (844) SC-HOPES (724-6737). Additionally, VP 803-339-3339 is available for those who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Substitute Teachers

Please use the link below to access the daily PAWS lesson plans!

PAWS Lesson Plans