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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School Flexibility Options
Georgia law has mandated that by June 30, 2015, all school districts in the state must inform the Georgia Department of Education of any intention to seek waivers from state law and Department of Education policies and regulations. If a school district chooses not to seek any waivers, it must acknowledge that it will not do so and that it understands that none will be given after June 30, 2015, except in cases of ... [Read more]
Helping Your Child Succeed Workshop
Hancock County Schools will host a workshop on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 5:00 PM in the Media Center at Hancock Central Middle/ High School. The workshop is entitled, “Helping your Child Succeed: Parent Strategies for Improved Communication with Teachers and Schools”.
We encourage all parent and/or guardians of students attending Hancock County Schools to attend. For further information, please contact Mr. Linton Ingram, Community/Parent Involvement Coordinator at 706-444-5775 Ext. 298. Refreshments will be served.
Special Week Honors Georgia’s School Boards
Board members pictured from left to right: Mr. Henry Watkins, Jr., District 3, Mrs. Annie Ingram, Board Chairperson, Mrs. Denise Ransom, District 2, Ms. Glashandrian Bell, District 4, and Mr. Anthony Gilchrist, Board Vice-Chairperson, District 2.
The Hancock County School District is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 16-20, 2015, has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The week long observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education.
“Citizens elect board members to represent the community’s voice on education matters and to set the vision for the school district,” said Interim Superintendent, Dr. Charles R. Culver. “Our board spends countless hours fulfilling its responsibilities and working together to continually improve our education system.” Read more
HANCOCK CENTRAL H.S JROTC
REPRESENTS BULLDOG PRIDE COUNTY WIDE
By: First Sergeant Francisco Ramey
On the 7th of March 2015, the Hancock Central High School JROTC drill team, led by Cadet Lav Vender Lundy (Drill Commander) positioned the Bulldog Battalion in a place they’ve worked hard to achieve during the mixed male and female unarmed squad regulation drill competition in Evans Georgia. This is the first time in school history the drill team has ever placed in this particular event. The Bulldogs went against some very seasoned competition throughout the drill meet; but remained focused and made the necessary adjustments prior to entering the drill area. Read more
March 30 - April 3, 2015, All Schools and Central Office closed.
Supporting Families of Children
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