Welcome to Hillcrest Middle School
A Palmetto Silver Award School for 2017-18 and 2018-19
From the Principal’s Desk
IMPORTANT INFORMATION CONCERNING IMMUNIZATION RECORDS — Please be aware that the status of your child’s immunizations required for school attendance by SCDHEC is currently being audited district wide. If your child’s immunization record is found to be missing or invalid, you will be notified by letter with a request to present a Valid SC Immunization Certificate within 30 days. General Guidance for South Carolina Immunization Requirements for the School Year 2022-2023 can be found at :
SC 5K-12 Immunization Info for Parents English
SC 5K-12 Immunization Info for Parents Spanish
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS –
Student request to see Ms. Cantey – This MUST be used unless it is a true emergency. Ms. Cantey will call the student to see her as soon as is possible.
Students are not to be signed out after 2:30pm unless they have a doctor’s appointment card. Parents must bring the appointment card when picking up students after 2:30pm.
Parent pick up is at the rear of the school. Students are not to be picked up in the front of the building. Only students with early dismissal due to appointments may be picked up in the front of the building.
Students should remember to bring bottled water or a refillable water bottle. There are water bottle stations to fill/refill bottles. However, we do not use water fountains due to COVID19.
All students are required to have a 3 inch 3-ring binder for school, along with dividers and a pencil pouch — NOT a pencil box. This binder will house all class notes, data, and information.
The use of cell phones during the school day at Hillcrest Middle School is prohibited. Cell phones must be silenced or turned off until 3pm.
Click on this link to go to the Hillcrest Counseling Department for the High School Course Catalog and link to course request sheet.
Link to video on How to access HMS Destiny Discover eBooks!
NOTE FOR PARENTS CONCERNING PARENTPORTAL ACCOUNTS — PLEASE EMAIL MS. HALL AT MARY.HALL@SUMTERSCHOOLS.NET FOR INFORMATION ON OBTAINING A POWERSCHOOL PARENTPORTAL ACCOUNT
Parents – if you have any change in contact information, please let us know as soon as possible. It is important we have current contact information for all students. You may follow the link below or contact the school’s Counseling Department.
Information on how to print from a Chromebook – please note that printing from Chromebooks is not available at school.