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Hancock County Middle School

Josh Powers named new Assistant Principal at HCMS

HCMS Hires Josh Powers as Assistant Principal for 2023/2024 School Year Josh Powers, previous 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher at Hancock County Middle School, will begin the new full-time position as Assistant Principal at HCMS at the start of the new school year in August. Trey Anderson held the previous Vice Principal position, and is…

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Hancock County; Teacher of the Year award recipients

  Betty Jane Mitchell, Primary Teacher at South Hancock Elementary, is one of the (2) Teacher of the Year Award recipients. She’s been teaching at SHES for 9 years. “I was extremely honored to get this award,” she said. “I was not expecting it at all.” She said she knew from a very early age…

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Hancock County Middle School; places first in multiple academics for KAAC Governor’s Cup

  On January 10 & 14, 2023 Hancock County Middle School participated in the KAAC Governor’s Cup. Governor’s Cup (Kentucky’s Premiere Academic Competition) encourages depth and breadth of academic knowledge, cultural literacy, teamwork, leadership, creativity, risk assessment, and critical thinking, and provides the fun that comes with being part of a team. Hancock County Middle…

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HCMS Student Rylann Kessans Makes All-State Chorus

Hancock County Middle School Student, Rylann Kessans made the Kentucky Junior High All-State Chorus this year! This is her second year to make the All-State Chorus. Rylann competed for a spot in this chorus against students from across the entire state, and will perform at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville on Thursday,…

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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 Schools; Kentucky Summative Assessment 2021/2022

The Hancock County Schools, Kentucky Summative Assessment for the 2021/2022 School Year is as follows: Out of 172 districts, the Hancock County School District ranked in the Top 30.  Out of 168 districts, Hancock County High School ranked in the Top 25 and out of 172 districts, Hancock County Middle School is in the Top…

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Eubanks scores three TDs; Eighth grade wins 36-6

Brady Eubanks scored three touchdowns and Tyce Boling scored two as the 8th grade Hornets won 36-6 over Muhlenberg County here on August 30. Brady Eubanks scored three touchdowns and Tyce Boling scored two as the 8th grade Hornets won 36-6 over Muhlenberg County here on August 30. The young Mustangs grabbed the early lead…

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Kessans, Roberts will take on admin roles at HCMS

Rylann Kessans and Jack Roberts will get a taste of the challenges of running a middle school and a school district after they were elected “Principal and Superintendent for the Day” at Hancock County Middle School. The election was conducted as part of a civics unit taught by Josh Roberts, social studies teacher at HCMS.…

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Summer school class learns life skills during mock trial

Josh Roberts’ summer class performed a mock trial at the Hancock County Judicial Center, Friday. Pictured from left are: Damion Basham, Samuel Huff, Presley King, Makenna Reardon, Judge Joshua F. Roberts, Sara Huff, Mora Meserve, and Wesley Richmond. The jury deliberated before the verdict was read by the judge during a mock trial at the…

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