Hancock Middle/High School

Dead and Breakfast Play Cast 2019
Homecoming Parade 2019
Middle School Science Class 2019
Hancock Band 2019
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Homecoming Court 2019
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Hancock Middle/High School

News & Announcements

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We’re happy to help!

The Hancock Ecumenical Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry sent this pleasant thank-you note to us for hosting a community food drive in December. Click to read the message from our friendly neighborhood food pantry!

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Hancock adds Stop Arm Cameras to school buses

The Hancock Central School Transportation Department has added Stop Arm Cameras to all 13 of the District’s school buses. Click to read more about how we're keeping kids safe!

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Michael Makowski 2019

Makowski recognized by YES Safe Choices

Congratulations to Hancock High School junior Michael Makowski Jr., the YES Safe Choices Student of the Month for December. Click to read more about Michael's honor!

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Honor students earn top 10 finish

National Honor Society students from the Hancock Central School District competed in the Catskill Area School Study Council’s Upstate Academic Challenge on Tuesday at SUNY Oneonta. Click to see how they did!

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High School Course Guide Is Here!

Help your high school students choose the courses that are right for them during the 2020-2021 academic year! Click to find out how!

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January 2020 Regents Exam Schedule

The Hancock Central School District will hold Regents testing from January 21-24, 2020. Click to find out test times and subjects!
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Hancock Fall Athletes Honored

Congratulations to all of the Hancock athletes who earned Scholar-Athlete honors from the Midstate Athletic Conference and the New York State Public High School Athletic Association for the 2019 fall sports season. Click to read more!

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Toy drive helps local families

The Hancock Central School District was proud to participate in the Hancock Community Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry’s annual Community Toy Drive. Click to read more!

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Hancock Central School 2019

Capital Project: Thank You!

On December 5, residents supported the Hancock CSD Capital Improvement Project vote with a 72% approval. The final vote tally was 104 YES to 31 NO votes. Thank you for your continued support of the Hancock Central School District! Click to read more!
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HCS Holiday Spirit Week!

Check out the schedule of events for Hancock Central School's Spirit Week, which runs December 16-20!

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HCSD voters approve Capital Project

Voters in the Hancock Central School District overwhelmingly passed an $8 million capital improvement project Thursday night. Click to read more!

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Reminder: Dress for success during winter months

Hancock Elementary School students should dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared to play outside. Click to find out more about what to expect when winter weather strikes.

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Help Hancock’s Holiday Food Drive!

The Hancock Central School District is accepting non-perishable items for the annual Holiday Food Drive. Click to find out how you can help!

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Vote today on our proposed Capital Project!

Voting on the Hancock Central School District Proposed Capital Project will take place from 2-8 p.m. today in Room 203 of the Middle/High School. Click to find out more!

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Deposit, Hancock look to strengthen shared services

The Deposit and Hancock school boards met in early November to confirm and announce their Shared Services initiatives for the 2019-2020 academic year. Click to read more!

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Senior Luncheon Guests 2019

Senior Luncheon is a Thanksgiving treat

The Hancock Central School District welcomed local senior citizens to the high school cafeteria Thursday, November 14, for its annual Thanksgiving Senior Luncheon. Click to read more!

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Kelsey Young recognized by Senator Akshar

Hancock senior Kelsey Young became the first Hancock High School female to earn a Fred Akshar All-Star Award in the three-year history of the State Senator’s program, which recognizes inspirational students from his 52nd District. Click to read more about our latest Akshar All-Star!

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Speech & Debate team raises the bar!

Congratulations to Hancock High School seniors Lily Ogozalek and Emmi Rubera, who earned a pair of top-three finishes Saturday, November 9, at the Bar Association Speech and Debate Tournament in Walton. Lily and Emmi placed third in the Duo category and took another third in Impromptu.

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Ethan Hunt, Avery Ostrander and Michael Makowski Jr.

Three inducted into National Honor Society

The Hancock Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed juniors Ethan Hunt, Michael Makowski Jr. and Avery Ostrander during its 2019 Induction Ceremony on Thursday night at the Hancock Middle School/High School Auditorium. Click to read all about this special evening at Hancock!

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Kelsey Young 2019

Kelsey Young wins cross country title!

Congratulations to Hancock senior Kelsey Young for winning the Class D girls championship during Thursday’s Section 4 Championships at Chenango Valley State Park. Click to read more about Kelsey's title!

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Engineering Day winners 2019

We are the champions!

Congratulations to Hancock fifth-graders Maryam Lavander, Keegan Milk, Aladino Ruiz and Josephine Young for taking first place in the Elementary School Engineers Division during Thursday’s Engineering Day at Broome-Tioga BOCES! Click to read more!

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External Audit: HCSD in 'Healthy Fiscal Standing'

The Hancock Central School District Board of Education reviewed and approved the external audit for the 2018-19 school year during open session at its October 28 meeting. Click to read more.

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Pumpkin Math is a treat!

Hancock sixth-graders got into the Halloween spirit Tuesday with Pumpkin Math. Click to find out more!

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Fall play set for November 14

Hancock High School students will perform their annual Fall Play at 7 p.m. November 14 in the Hancock MS/HS Auditorium. Admission is $5 to see this year’s play, Dead and Breakfast, by Craig Sodaro. Click to find out more!

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2018 Penny War winners

Penny War is underway!

Hancock's annual Penny War started Monday and runs through November 26. Click to find out how your student(s) can take part and help the American Cancer Society!

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Art competition focuses on school buses

Leonard Bus Sales is proud to announce the second annual "A Day in the Life of a School Bus" Art Competition to recognize and encourage the artistic talent of high school students across New York state. Click to read more!

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International Dot Day Display 2019

Dots on display!

Hancock students in grades 5-6 celebrated International Dot Day with this hallway creation, currently on display near the Hancock MS/HS Auditorium. Click to read more!

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HCEF appoints new officers

Hancock principal to serve as HCEF director

Congratulations to Hancock Central School District PK-12 Principal Julie Bergman on her recent appointment as a director for the Hancock Community Education Foundation. Click to read about all of the HCEF appointments!

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A new way to pay for student meals!

Hancock Central School District families may pay for student meals through the MySchoolBucks program during the 2019-2020 school year. Click to read more!

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Hancock celebrates return of students!

The Hancock Central School District gave students of all ages a warm welcome Thursday, September 5, as we officially opened the 2019-2020 school year! Click to read more about Day One!

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First day of school is tomorrow!

School starts Thursday, September 5, and Dr. Terrance Dougherty, Superintendent of Hancock Central School, has released pertinent information concerning the school and plans for the 2019-2020 school year. Click to read more!

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Fifteen staff members reach milestones

The Hancock Central School District honored 15 staff members for their longtime service during its annual Employee Recognition ceremony Tuesday, September 3, at the front entrance of Hancock High School.

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Apply now for Horatio Alger Scholarships!

Applications for 2020 Horatio Alger National and State Scholarships are being accepted! Click to read more!

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Fall Educational Forum Flyer 2019

Educational Forum set for 9/30

DCMO BOCES will host a Fall Educational Forum featuring educational expert Mark Perna as the keynote speaker September 30 (site TBA).

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Jackie Beamer, Director of Pupil Personnel 2019-2020

Beamer returns to Hancock as administrator

Cadosia resident Jackie Beamer returns to the Hancock Central School District as its Director of Pupil Personnel and CSE/CPSE Chairperson for the 2019-2020 academic year. More +
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Earn money for Hancock at TOPS

Did you know you can help the Hancock Central School District earn money by shopping at TOPS? Just click to find out how!

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Hancock will host orientation days for students in Grade 5 and Grade 9 on Wednesday, August 28, in the MS/HS Auditorium. Grade 5 will meet from 10 a.m.-noon, followed by Grade 9 from noon-2 p.m. Click to read more!

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HCSD School Supplies 2019-2020

The Hancock Central School District has released lists of school supplies required for the 2019-2020 academic year. Click MORE below to see what your child needs for the new school year.

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Graduation Day: Hancock honors Class of 2019!

The Hancock Central School District honored its senior class one last time Friday night, June 28, as the 2018-2019 academic year officially closed with the 2019 Graduation Ceremony at the Hancock Middle School/High School Auditorium. Click to read more!

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Hancock's 2019 Spring Newsletter is here!

The Hancock Central School District's newsletter, Wildcat News, has been printed and mailed for Spring 2019! Click the link to find out more about the Wildcat News!
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Hancock salutatorian featured on CBS This Morning!

CBS This Morning gave our Class of 2019 salutatorian some serious facetime Thursday morning, June 20, as Erin Evanitsky spoke to the importance of choosing a military career after high school graduation.

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YES LEADers teach kids an important lesson

Hancock High School YES LEADers taught third- and fourth-graders about the dangers of drugs and alcohol Thursday, June 13, at Hancock Elementary School.

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Hancock student Roger Newman 2019

Newman is the YES LEADer of the 'Cats

Congratulations to Hancock High School junior Roger Newman III, who earned recognition from YES Safe Choices as its YES LEADer of the Month for May.

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Junior Gleim makes second state-tourney appearance

Congratulations to Hancock junior Brenna Gleim, who competed at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Girls Golf Championships from June 1-2 at the Deerfield Country Club in Brockport.

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Hancock High School chorus and band members took to the streets of New York City last week to see a Broadway show. Click "MORE" to read all about it!

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Scholar Recognition Awards 2019

BOCES honors Hancock valedictorian

Congratulations to senior Riley Ostrander on her selection as Hancock’s recipient of the 2019 DCMO BOCES Scholar Recognition Award.

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HCSD responds to drug-related arrest

An HCS graduate was recently arrested for drug-related charges. Specifically, the individual stands accused of possessing and/or attempting to distribute drugs within 1,000 feet of school property.

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Fifth-graders featured in publication

Congratulations to Hancock fifth-graders Emily Bolster and Quinn Rowe Jr., whose work is featured in the Upper Delaware River publication Water Snapshot 2019.

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Let’s hear it for Brenna, Kelsey & baseball!

Hancock got into the spring sports spirit Thursday afternoon with an end-of-the-school-day “Clap Out” for juniors Brenna Gleim and Kelsey Young, as well as Hancock's representatives on the Deposit/Hancock baseball team.

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BOE recognizes Crawson, Schoonmaker

Congratulations to Hancock High School seniors Trinity Crawson and Thomas Schoonmaker, honored Tuesday, May 28, by the Hancock Board of Education for excellence in academics.

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Young wins steeplechase title!

Congratulations to Hancock junior Kelsey Young, who won the Section 4 Class D 2,000-meter steeplechase championship May 22 at Marathon!

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Ostrander, Evanitsky lead Hancock’s Class of 2019

Hancock High School Valedictorian Riley Ostrander and Salutatorian Erin Evanitsky will highlight the Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the Hancock Middle School/High School Auditorium.

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HMS celebrates student achievements

Congratulations to Hunter Oddo and Leah Wormuth, honored May 21 as the Hancock Community Education Foundation/Camp Hilltop Scholars of the Month for April.

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Hancock duo compete nationals

Congratulations to Hancock High School juniors Lily Ogozalek and Emmi Rubera for earning a trip to the National Catholic Forensic League’s 2019 Grand National Tournament, which took place in Milwaukee over Memorial Day Weekend.

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Schoonmaker earns SFCU scholarship

Sidney Federal Credit Union honored Hancock High School senior Thomas Schoonmaker with its SFCU Scholarship, presented Tuesday morning, May 28, in the high school guidance office.

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Resti signs with Cobleskill baseball

Congratulations to Hancock senior Luke Resti, who has been accepted to SUNY Cobleskill and signed a letter of intent Friday to play baseball for the Fighting Tigers starting this fall.

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Patriotic Project for HCSD Students

The Hancock Central School District welcomed Randy and Cindy Whiting on Friday to talk about Justin’s Patriotic Project, a Hancock Community Education Foundation program that honors a Hancock High School graduate who died for his country.

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Senior follows ‘Pathway’ to college degree

Congratulations to senior Thomas Schoonmaker, who became Hancock High School’s first concurrent community college/high school graduate May 23.

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Drake is All-State in girls basketball

Congratulations to Hancock sophomore Laycee Drake, who made the New York State Sportswriters Association Class C All-State First Team for the 2018-2019 girls basketball season.

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Hancock 2019-2020 Budget Passes

The Hancock Central School District confirmed that its 2019-2020 Proposed Budget, the proposed Louise Adelia Read Memorial Library Budget, and propositions to purchase vehicles and establish a capital reserve fund for the acquisition of vehicles all passed after Tuesday’s voting at Hancock Middle School/High School.

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Eagles earn top seed for sectional baseball

Congratulations to the Deposit/Hancock #baseball team for earning the No. 1 seed in the Section 4 Class C Tournament. The Eagles (12-2) received a first-round bye and will host a sectional quarterfinal against No. 9 Delhi (10-6) or No. 8 Sidney (12-7) at 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 27, at Deposit. 
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Budget vote, concert is Tuesday!

Hancock Middle School/High School will be buzzing all day Tuesday as the Hancock community is invited to vote on the 2019-2020 Hancock Central School District Budget, elect Board of Education members, and attend the annual Spring Concert!

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Fifth-graders soak up Delaware River

Hancock Middle School fifth-graders recently took a trip to the nearby Delaware River for some hands-on experience involving science and math.

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A closer look at science!

MacKenzie Henry’s science class has been learning about cells and the human body at Hancock Elementary School.

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Hancock to host blood drive May 31

The Hancock Central School District will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, May 31 in the Hancock High School Gymnasium.

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Hancock BOE approves 2019-2020 calendar

The Hancock Central School District Board of Education has approved the HCSD calendar for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Hancock to offer Career Readiness course!

Hancock High School will offer a new Career Readiness Course designed for seniors starting in the Fall of the 2019-2020 academic year. Click the "MORE" link below for more information.

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Lourdes Dental to offer free services in Hancock

Lourdes Mobile Dental Services will be featured during Hancock Elementary School’s Morning Program at 8:30 a.m. this Thursday, May 16.

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HCSD releases budget preview

The Hancock Central School District has released information on its 2019-2020 Proposed Budget. The Budget Hearing is set for 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, in the Hancock Middle/High School Auditorium. Budget Voting will run from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Hancock Middle/High School.

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Hancock welcomes B-Devils!

The Hancock Central School District welcomed the Binghamton Devils and their mascot, Devil Dawg, on Friday, May 3, to recognize the academic achievements of Hancock elementary and middle school students.

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Hancock celebrates reading

The Hancock Central School District held special events Friday in honor of Read Across America Day on Friday and Dr. Seuss' birthday Saturday.

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Important Message: Momo Challenge

We would like you to know about the Momo Challenge and how to protect your family from this alarming social media challenge targeting children and young adults. This challenge surfaced in other communities several months ago and has caused concern among schools and parents across the country because of its disturbing nature.

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Wormuth honored as Akshar All-Star

Days after earning a Senior Recognition Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Owen Wormuth received special recognition from Senator Fred Akshar as Hancock’s 2019 Akshar All-Star. More +
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Drake scores 1,000th point

Congratulations to Hancock sophomore guard Laycee Drake for scoring her 1,000th point as a varsity girls basketball player during Deposit/Hancock's 61-43 Midstate Athletic Conference victory over Unadilla Valley on Wednesday, January 16! More +
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