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Hancock County Schools

Head Start

Receives Five Year Grant

by Gwendolyn Jefferson Reeves

According to Dr. Angela Primus, Director of Head Start, Hancock County Schools Head Start Program has successfully received its grant for another five years. “I am so excited,” exclaimed Dr. Primus. “We did not do it alone. We worked together. The policy council, superintendent, members of the board of education, staff, community supporters, and our distinguished parents knew of the challenges we had before us. We met on Saturdays developing strategies with senior writer and editor of the grant, Ms. Miranda Wilson, who was phenomenal. She took the helm with ardent passion to accomplish the task with victory.”  ...Read more

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CCGPS – A Consistent, New,
and Rigorous Curriculum

Georgia began its transition to the Common Core State Standards on July 8, 2010, when the Georgia State Board of Education adopted those standards. The plan is to have full implementation in English/Language Arts and Mathematics in Kindergarten through ninth grade in the 2012 – 2013 academic year. As a result, the state is preparing teachers with professional learning for successful implementation through Regional Educational Service Agencies (Oconee RESA). Below is the Common Core State Standards Timeline…

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Hancock County Schools
Commemorate 13th Anniversary
of September 11th

On Thursday, September 11, 2014, the Hancock Central High JROTC Department paid tribute to the nearly 3,000 Americans who lost their lives in the attacks on September 11, 2001. The brief ceremony featured a recounting of the sequence of events of the day, a poetry recitation, and a rousing demonstration by the Bulldog Battalion’s Drill Team. Lee Greenwood’s anthem of patriotism, “God Bless the USA,” was played followed by the lowering of the flag and the playing of Taps.  Read more
Students in Hancock County Schools
Celebrate National Literacy Month

September is National Literacy Month. And for students in the Hancock County Schools, that means they get to spend a whole lot of time getting acquainted with books. There has been a flurry of activities and events to get students energized about reading. Hancock County Head Start and Pre-K students boarded buses and headed to the Hancock County Public Library for story time. Head Start education manager, Tara Worthen, saw the trip as a broadening experience for the children, “Coming to the public library gives our students the chance to tour the facility and see books and reading as an important part of their everyday lives. We want them to become readers themselves. We want to foster an enjoyment for books which will carry through to the next level.”  Read more
Back to Business

As the day dawned on Monday, August 4th, buses trundled up and down the highways and homes buzzed with the furious activity of the beginning of a new school year. Countless young scholars in Hancock County greeted the day with eager anticipation at the prospect of the beginning of a new school year.

The halls of M.E. Lewis Sr. Elementary, Hancock Central Middle and Hancock Central High Schools were filled with the hustle and bustle of parents and students ... Read more
Public Notice

Official notification of availability of

Annual Asbestos Management Plan

Hancock County School System

July 24, 2014

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Upcoming Events
  • 21 Century Family Reading Night21 Century Family Reading Night
    October 13, 2014, 4:30 - 6:30 p. m, Hancock Central Media Center
  • Parent-Teacher ConferenceParent-Teacher Conference
    Oct. 16, 3:30 - 7 p. m., Oct. 17, 8:00 - 11:30 a. m. All Schools
  • Student HolidayStudent Holiday
    October 17, 2014
  • Fall BreakFall Break
    October 20 - 24, 2014 (Schools & Central Office Closed)
Mrs. Gloridine Walker
 Presents at the
Data Collections Conference

by: G. Jefferson Reeves

Mrs. Gloridine Walker, Director of Information Personnel, was selected by the Georgia Department of Education to present at the FY 2015 Data Collections Conference, August 27-29, 2014, at the Athens Classic Center in Athens, Georgia. Mrs. Walker’s presentation description was as follows:

 “You’ve just been given the exciting news that you are the new FTE and/or Student Record Coordinator… and then reality sets in and you begin to panic. What does a coordinator do? This session is designed to get you going in the right direction. Are you ready?”

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New School Vaccination Requirements

In our on-going efforts to keep parents apprised of issues affecting the educational status of our scholars, the Hancock County School District submits the following notice concerning vaccinations received from the Georgia Department of Public Health North Central Health District.

Effective July 1, 2014, children born on or after January 1, 2002 who are entering 7th grade must have received one booster dose of pertussis containing vaccine (TDaP) and one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine. This new rile also applies to new entrants who are entering grades 8 through 12 in a Georgia school ... Read more