Fall Sports 2017

posted Aug 21, 2017, 9:24 AM by Valerie Dyer

Sign up sheets for students in Grades 5 through 8 interested in running Cross Country this school year will be posted on the first day of school (August 30th).

Sign up sheets for students in Grades 6 through 8 interested in playing Soccer will be posted on the first day of school (August 30th).

Parents are asked to sign and return the Concussion Form, along with the Sports Registration Form
(if your child is planning to play a school sport this school year).

The first Soccer practice will be on Thursday, August 31st 3:00-5:00. The first Cross Country practice will also be on the 31st 4:30-5:15.

After School Program

posted Aug 21, 2017, 7:01 AM by Valerie Dyer

School Board news

posted Aug 14, 2017, 9:14 AM by Michael Benjamin

There is a vacant seat on the School Board. Please contact the Superintendent's office at 664-7199 x 1 if interested.

2017-2018 HGS Calendar

posted Jun 8, 2017, 11:51 AM by Valerie Dyer

Field Day and Walk-a-thon

posted Jun 8, 2017, 8:08 AM by Valerie Dyer

Due to the weather forecasted for Friday, June 9th, we are postponing Field Day and the Walk-a-thon until Monday, June 12th.

Fidget spinner update

posted Jun 2, 2017, 8:20 AM by Valerie Dyer

As many parents know, fidget spinners are the latest craze. Some of them light up when the student spins them. Many of our students have them at school. However, the fidgets are becoming a problem. The fidgets were marketed as a way to help some students to focus. But now, the fidgets have rapidly turned into a classroom disturbance, not only for the student playing with them (as a toy) but the other students in the class.

So, if the classroom teacher allows a time for toys, that would be the time for students to use them. If they don't allow that time, the fidgets should be in a backpack or locker. (The fidgets are not allowed to be used on the buses.)

If you have any questions, please call me, Mike Benjamin @422-6231.

Bottle Drive June 3rd

posted May 31, 2017, 6:02 AM by Valerie Dyer

On Saturday, June 3rd from 9:00-Noon 8th graders and their parents will be having a bottle drive to raise money for their upcoming class trip. Donations are welcome and can be coordinated with Chuck Workman @ 479-3621.

Thank You!

posted May 19, 2017, 8:28 AM by Valerie Dyer

On May 17th, a group of volunteers helped spread a trailer load of chips on our playground. The playground looks great! 
We want to thank Nick Rome, Jen Kane, Tanya Worcester, Tim Mason, Dave Brenton, and Steve Sullivan for helping spread the chips! Paige Worcester, Gavin Kane, Lilli and Ben Hanf, Tanner and Taylor Mason and Jenna Moon did a great job in helping! Maddie Kane did an excellent job using the leaf blower to clear the asphalt area of chips and dirt! 
A huge thank you goes to Tara Mason and the Hancock PTO for supplying sandwiches (thanks Subway for the sandwiches) and drinks for the wood chip crew. 
Special thanks to Andy Hanf for bringing his tractor to the school to help spread the chips quickly!
We are also very appreciative to George and Tracey Moon, who donated the chips and brought equipment to help spread the chips - thank you!! 

Town Meeting 5/9 @ HGS

posted May 9, 2017, 8:55 AM by Valerie Dyer

Please consider attending the town meeting tonight at HGS at 6:30 to voice your opinion of the school budget.  The Hancock School Committee has worked diligently to develop a budget that will enhance program offerings for students while reducing the overall bottom line.  We hope to see you tonight!  

Volunteers needed

posted May 4, 2017, 9:44 AM by Valerie Dyer

On May 17th, we are looking for volunteers to help us spread new wood chips on the playground. We will start work at 3:30. Sandwiches, cookies and drinks will be provided. If you have a rake, shovel or wheelbarrow to use, please bring it. Rain date is May 24th.

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