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Governor’s Office
of Student Achievement
Gives the District A High Five

By: Gwendolyn Jefferson Reeves

Visitors, unannounced from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, toured the schools and spoke with scholars, administrators, faculty and staff concerning the climate of instruction and testing in the district.   Read more

It Is Indeed Our Pleasure

by: Gwendolyn Jefferson Reeves
    The Hancock County School District family welcomes the Pine Tree Festival on its soil (former location of the Hancock County Board of Education, Augusta Highway) on October 24th and 25th. Contact has been made with county officials to discuss the landscape of the grounds and the comfort of vendors and guests. Both entities, Hancock County Board of Education and Hancock County Board of Commissioners, are working together to make this annual historic event inviting and enjoyable.  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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You Are Invited

 On Thursday, October 30th, the Hancock County School District will host an “Update Session in Education” beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the media center of Hancock Central Middle/High School. Please attend.

 Thank you kindly.

Than Hancock County School District Family

You Are What You’ve Learned

By: Mrs. Gwendolyn Jefferson Reeves

If you should visit the educational settings of Hancock County Schools from Early Head Start to Hancock Central High School, good character traits will greet you. Parents, it is evident how you are motivating your children to be respectful toward others. Your child is happy. There are reasons for the happiness. Caring and concerned staff embrace them daily with love, smiles, valuable resources, tremendous challenges, exciting classrooms, healthy meals, clean environment, safe transportation, varied extra-curricular activities, instructional technology, and a climate of an “I care” attitude. The Head Start Program is teaching academically through social skills. Overall percentages of M.E. Lewis, Sr. Elementary School parent/teacher conferences are 86%. Hundreds of scholars are registered in the after-school tutorial program attending culinary art classes, art and dance routines, character education, chorus, personal fitness, content education, and other enrichment activities.  Read more
Hancock County Schools
Celebrate Grandparents
by: L’Angra Webster

Grandparents receive roses from students at Hancock Central Middle/High School in recognition of Grandparents Day.
On Thursday, September 25th and Friday, September 26th, the Hancock County School District celebrated Grandparents Day in grand style. Scholars marked the occasion by delivering uplifting performances in song, dance, and the spoken word. At Hancock Central Middle/High School the highlight of the program was the featured speaker, 102 year old Ms. Geneva Jackson.  Read more
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
  • Fall BreakFall Break
    October 20 - 24, 2014 (Schools & Central Office Closed)
  • Early Release DayEarly Release Day
    Friday, October 31  - 1:00 p. mAll Schools
  • Homecoming ParadeHomecoming Parade
    Friday, October 31, 2014, Downtown Sparta
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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
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