Hancock Central School District

Class of 2021 Seniors - Valedictorian Michael Makowski Jr. and Salutatorian Ethan Hunt
Kyle Bolster and Hailey Caskey
Laycee Drake and Sophia DuBois
Coby Farr and Isaac Felter
Nicholas Hazen and Marisa Kelly
Thomas Kravetsky and Waylon Madugno
Ellen Mastronardi and Kyle Mead
Mickayla Norton and Connor O'Boyle
Avery Ostrander and Noel Picozzi
Julianna Roloson and Ella Simmons
Brandon Stull and Randi Thomson
Haleigh Weyrauch and Dustin Wormuth
Mckenzie Worzel and Congratulations Graduates Class of 2021 illustration
Homecoming Queen and King (4/2021)
Kindergarten group pic (4/2021)
Homecoming Court Eighth-Graders 2021 (4/2021)
Students with teacher (3/3/2021)
Young girl returns to school with mask (9/2020)
Teacher with virtual students (9/2020)
Students make end tables (12/2020)
Striving for excellence as an innovative, advanced and reflective school community.

Latest News

Makowski Jr., Hunt highlight Class of 2021
Makowski Jr., Hunt highlight Class of 2021
The Hancock Central School District is proud to recognize Michael Makowski Jr. as valedictorian and Ethan Hunt as salutatorian for its Class of 2021, which will graduate together during an in-person ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, June 25 on the high school football field. Click to read more!
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Hancock to host concert Thursday
Hancock to host concert Thursday
Hancock band and chorus students in grades 5-8 will perform a concert at the Hancock Elementary School gymnasium at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 9. Click to find out how you can watch the concert!
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Vaccine Scholarship Incentive
Vaccine Scholarship Incentive
New York children ages 12-17 can participate in the “Get a Shot to Make Your Future” vaccine incentive program for a chance to win a four-year, full-ride scholarships to any New York State public college or university. Click for more information.
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Class of 2021 Reminder
Class of 2021 Reminder
After July 1, Hancock's Class of 2021 will not have access to school accounts and documents. Please make plans now to save what you need before June 30. Click for more information.
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K-6 Summer Enrichment Camp!
K-6 Summer Enrichment Camp!
Get ready for your month of July packed with excitement, discovery, and adventure as part of Hancock’s K-6 Summer Enrichment Camp! Click for more information, including the registration form!
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D-H Eagles’ logo: We have a winner!
D-H Eagles’ logo: We have a winner!
The merged athletic programs of Deposit and Hancock have an official logo following an online vote that drew 596 responses in May. Click to read more about the winning logo!
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Regents Exam Schedule - June 2021
The New York State Regents exams will take place from Thursday, June 17th until Thursday, June 24th. Please click below to view the full examination schedule!
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NYS Vaccination Scholarship Incentive
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the 'Get a Shot to Make Your Future' COVID-19 vaccine incentive for 12- to 17-year-olds. Participants can enter into a random prize drawing to potentially receive a full scholarship to a SUNY or CUNY college beginning May 27. Click for more information!
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Superintendent's Blog

Superintendent Terry Dougherty
Thank you for supporting our
’Cat Resurgence!
Hello, friends. We survived the late winter snow and now we anxiously await the start of spring (and more daylight!). I am very pleased to report that the ’Cat Resurgence plan to increase in-person teaching and learning is working famously. Our students, faculty and staff have responded extremely well to the challenge of “reducing risk in order to increase opportunities for our students and stakeholders.”

As more and more people get vaccinated, and as the COVID-19 infection rate continues to decline, the District will continue to gradually, safely and prudently increase activities at school. I remain extremely grateful to all of our community stakeholders for your unwavering support throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March and April are two very important months for the Board of Education and our Administrative Team, as we are finalizing the proposed 2021-22 school district budget. At first glance, it appears as though a very generous increase in federal funding coupled with the District’s ongoing commitment to sound fiscal planning will result in a proposed budget that maintains current program and staffing levels. That said, negotiations between the Legislature and the Governor remain ongoing as the final New York State budget is set to be ratified on April 1. We will keep you updated as events unfold.

Finally, a reminder that, moving forward, all inclement weather days that result in unsafe and impassible roads, and otherwise would have called for an emergency closing day, will result in the District transitioning to a remote learning approach. Please work to ensure your child is prepared to learn in this fashion should the need arise.

Please accept my best wishes and warmest regards.

Respectfully,
Dr. Dougherty - Superintendent of SchoolsTerrance P. Dougherty, Ph.D.
HCSD Superintendent of Schools
[email protected]
Phone: 607-637-1301
Twitter: @SLUDAD2017

Mission, Vision, Core Beliefs

OUR MISSION
Wildcat Pledge
We nurture and empower each learner’s unlimited capacity to become a responsible citizen with a promising future.
 
OUR VISION
 Striving for excellence as an innovative, advanced and reflective school community.
 
OUR CORE BELIEFS
Mindset
We ensure continuous growth because we believe each of us can learn.
Collaboration
We work better together, always.
Innovation
We embrace creativity & advancing technology.
Integrity
We trust, respect, support & care for one another.
Learning Environment
Our approach is engaging, learner-centered & adaptable to individual needs.
Student-Centered
We put students first.
 
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