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World Down Syndrome Day Celebrated at North Hancock Elementary

North Hancock Elementary School hosted an event on Monday, March 21 to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. Principal, Kelly Moore, invited Tiffany Thrash, Executive Director of Green River Area Down Syndrome Association (GRADSA), to attend and speak. “We had 5 of our adults with Down Syndrome there: Merek Justice, Dana Hamilton, Michael Smith, Leland Isbil,…

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Elementary schools committed to student intervention, achievement

Leaders at South Hancock and North Hancock elementary schools outlined their schools’ approaches to Response to Intervention (RTI) efforts aimed at assisting students with learning and behavior needs at the Feb. 22 meeting of the Hancock County School Board. South Principal Jennifer Howe said the school has implemented several efforts to meet the needs of…

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Quarles queried about rural Internet, solar farms

After making his opening remarks, Kentucky Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan F. Quarles opened the floor to questions. The topic quickly went from agriculture to the Internet. “How much longer do we have to go to get broadband here in rural Kentucky,” Randy Stroup, owner of First Class Services asked. State Representatives Suzanne Miles…

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Students return, so does prom, graduations

Students have been back in school for more than a week, a time that’s been celebrated by staff and students and that’s bringing talk of the return of prom, graduations, and even field days. “Last Monday, we really treated that day like a first day of school,” said North Hancock Elementary principal Kelly Moore. Students…

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North Hancock Elementary, needs community help with grant

North Hancock Elementary announced last week the school plans to apply for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant. The grant is for five years, and totals $490,000. “The first three years the grant is $100,000 per year,” Lacey Mosby, North Hancock Elementary Family Resource Coordinator, said. “The last two years it is $95,000 per…

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