Hancock County Community-Wide
Coat Drive 2014
The 1st Annual Community-Wide Coat Drive distribution will be held on November 15, 2014, at the Victory Baptist Church located at 15868 Hwy. 22 from 8 a. m. to 12 noon. Read more
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…Read more ...
Change of Board Meeting Dates
The Early Head Start/Head Start meeting of the Hancock County Board of Education is scheduled for Monday, December 15, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in the Hancock Central Middle/High School media center. The regular meeting of the Hancock County Board of Education is scheduled for Monday, December 15, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Hancock Central Middle/ High School media center. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Hancock County Schools
Honor Our Veterans
by: L’Angra Webster
On Tuesday, November 11th, the Hancock Central High School JROTC paid tribute to the men and women who have valiantly fought to protect the rights, freedoms and dignity of Americans and people around the world in a Veterans Day program on the grounds of the campus encircling the flagpole. Local veterans and community members joined by the Hancock County Schools family and the Hancock Central High JROTC, honored local service men and women in poetry and song. Read more
21st Century Community
Family Reading Night a Huge Success
By: Sandra Abad
On Monday, October 13, 2014, HCMS held their first annual Family Reading Night. Students, parents and family members were invited to come join HCMS in a night full of fun activities involving Literacy Success. The event was coordinated and implemented by the Literary Club. The event began in the gym with Keamber Farley as Mistress of Ceremony, the welcome was given by Tamia Smith, and testing updates were given by Testing Coordinator Dr. Susie Jones. Read more
Guidance for School Districts
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been asked to provide guidance to schools with teachers, staff, or students who have family members who have recently traveled to Ebola-affected countries or who themselves may have recently traveled to Ebola-affected countries. We understand that concerned parents may fear for the safety of their children. Read more
Hancock County Schools 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
Monday, November 24 - Friday, November 28, 2013 - All schools and Central Office closed.
Early Release Day
December 17 - 19, 2014 - All Schools released by 1:00 p. m.
All Schools & Central Office Closed, December 22 - January 2
Well Done, Tailgaters,
By: Gwendolyn Jefferson Reeves
If you were unable to partake in Hancock Central High School’s Homecoming festivities on Friday, October 31st, you missed an exhilarating moment of festive merry making, a redolent ambrosial cuisine consisting of savory on-the-grill pigtails, zesty barbecue pig feet, saporous chicken, succulent desserts, luscious steaks, toothsome pork chops, yummy honeyed and lemony wings, lip smacking ribs, mouth-watering fished, relished hot and sausage dogs, smoky burgers, wholesome vegetables and flavorful trimmings. There was a smorgasbord of delicious delights. Read more
Supporting Families of Children