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HCHS excited about progress on school report card

Soon, Hancock County students will be receiving their first report cards, as October 28 marks the end of the first nine weeks of school. Long part of American education, a report card reflects the academic progress a student has made in a given subject area for a given length of time. Report cards also may…

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Board adds $50 to vaccination incentive

The state announced plans to give vaccinated staff or employees that receive their vaccinations by December 1, 2021 a one-time $100 payment. This incentive applies to full-time and part-time employees. At the September 23, 2021 Hancock County Board of Education meeting, the board voted to add to this amount.  “Our board decided to add $50…

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Board approves budget, bids and SB-128 applications

The Hancock County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting in the Commons Area of Hancock County High School last Thursday, May 27. The meeting started at 5:30 p.m., and a light agenda greeted members of the board. The main items included approving a tentative $14,237,000 budget for school year 2021-2022, a couple…

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School staff receives second vaccine shot

On Friday morning employees of the Hancock County School System received their second COVID-19 vaccination shot at the Hancock County Health Department in Hawesville. According to Hancock County Board of Education District Health Coordinator Carrie Kimbrell, approximately 157 employees received the second shot. “It went well,” Kimbrell said. “I do not know of anyone that…

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