Each student is encouraged to develop and achieve individual educational goals. The district will provide every student with equal educational opportunities regardless of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, economic status, marital status, or disability. No student will be excluded on such basis from participating in or having access to any course offerings, student athletics, counseling services, employment assistance, co-curricular activities, or other school resources. Carol Daddezio is the designated district compliance officer, who will coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. You may contact her at Hancock Central School, 67 Education Lane, Hancock, NY 13783 or by calling 637-2511.
Athletic Coaching Philosophy
The Athletic program is an integral part of the overall education process at Hancock Central School. Athletics provide an opportunity to grow academically, socially, physically and ethically.
Our aim is to develop a competitive program which incorporates the tenets of scholarship, hard work, citizenship, sportsmanship and a healthy lifestyle. Athletics should assist in the education of the whole child.
National Honor Society
The purpose of the Hancock Chapter of the National Honor Society is to promote leadership, scholarship, character and service in our school and community "This honor recognized throughout the nation, is both the public recognition of accomplishment and the private commitment to continued excellence on the part of the member."
- A candidate must have attended Hancock School for one semester to be eligible for consideration of membership.
- To be qualified for membership, a student must be a junior or a senior and meet the following academic requirements:
2 years each of Regents Math and Science and have taken a third year of upper level math and science and foreign language by the end of the senior year in order to be recognized as a member of NHS at graduation. Exceptions for transfer students or scheduling difficulties will be considered - however, upper level track of academic courses must be maintained.
- Students with a cumulative 90 weighted grade point average at the end of the first quarter of their junior or senior year will be considered for membership in the Hancock chapter of NHS.
- The students must meet the requirements of scholarship, character and leadership and service to be considered for membership.