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 ...
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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]
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
Bulldogs @ Taliaferro County, Friday, Jan. 30.
Playing for a Cure
Bulldogs host Warren County, Saturday, January 31, 2015
February 16 - 20, 2015 - All Schools & 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