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Sweet corn for students; Obenchain Farms joining Schools Food Program

  The Hancock County Board of Education met on Thursday evening, April 27th, and the UK Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will be connecting local producers with Hancock County Public Schools (HCPS) in an effort to best utilize dollars received through the Local Food for Schools (LFS) Grant. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is supplying the…

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Fun Run Event at NHES; Raises Dollars Toward New Playground

  On Thursday, April 20th, the Fun Run fundraiser event was held at North Hancock Elementary during the school day, and was a huge success in not only raising more dollars toward the new playground, but engaging children in fun, kinesthetic learning activities. “All of the playground equipment we had here was a combination of…

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Hancock County teachers tell of success with new training programs

The Hancock County Board of Education regular monthly meeting was held on Thursday, March 23rd. HCHS and NHES Principals presented to the Board their successes with the new trainings, and three teachers spoke about the improvements they’ve seen in their classrooms as a result. Two HCHS Students were recognized, Rylann Kessans and Adalyn Boutcher. NHES…

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Bids Approved for New Track & Football Field at HCMS/HCHS

At the Hancock County Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday evening, February 21st, Jeanie Cannon from RBS Design Group Architecture in Owensboro presented the bid tabulation for the 2 bids that were turned in for the construction of a new artificial turf football field and new rubberized track on the HCMS/HCHS campus. The approximate budget…

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Hancock County Schools on solid financial footing

    County native Kris Kemp, CPA and partner at Alexander Thompson Arnold (ATA), provided a detailed review of the annual district financial audit and reported that the schools are in “solid financial footing” at the Hancock County Board of Education meeting on Thursday, January 26th. Audit Kemp handed out the 96 pages of the…

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School Board names members of Planning Committee

The Hancock County Board of Education monthly meeting was held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, November 21 at the Hancock County High School. The Eighth Grade Football team, who won the Conference Championship was recognized. This was Hancock County Middle School’s third straight Conference Championship and undefeated season they’ve had! The HCHS Cross Country team…

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Hancock County Board of Education buys land to extend middle school

The Hancock County Board of Education monthly meeting was last Thursday, October 27 at 5:30 p.m. and the details are as follows.    Land for eventual construction of new HCMS When the Board met with the Hancock County Local Planning Committee (made up of members of the community, members of the schools’ staff and parents)…

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Hancock County Schools and student-related Events

Congratulations! The Hancock County 4H team won the Team Challenge Camp in Dawson Springs!  The traveling trophy was brought home by HCMS students: Henry Proctor, Callie Kessinger and Bella Kessans. HCHS student, Preston Blanton, assisted during the day. September 19 – September 23 North Hancock Elementary School invited grandparents in to eat lunch and enjoy…

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Hancock teachers honored; Williams Teacher of the Year finalist

At the Hancock County Board of Education meeting on Thursday evening, August 25, two very special ladies were recognized, as well as the stellar Hancock County High School Administration for their completion of the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) Program. Laura Kessans, Family Resource Youth Service Coordinator at HCHS and HCMS, and Charlena Williams,…

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