At approximately 8:32 am, working in concert with the New York State Police, Hancock Central School Officials confirmed that an ongoing investigation with potential implications for an elementary school student would necessitate the abrupt cancellation of morning program and subsequent implementation of a lockout protocol. The lockout protocol was then initiated for the elementary and middle/high school buildings. Upon the recommendation of the New York State Police, the lockout protocol was lifted at 9:50 am. Click below to continue reading.
Posted Tuesday, March 28, 2023
This morning at 8:32 AM Hancock Central School Officials were contacted by the New York State Police regarding an ongoing investigation involving the parent or guardian of one of our students. At the recommendation of law enforcement, and per District protocol, we cancelled our morning program and implemented a school lockout for the elementary and middle/high school buildings. The school community was notified at approximately 8:50 AM via School Messenger, staff and internal e-mail, the District’s website, and social media channels. New York State Police, Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies and officers from Hancock Police Department were present on the campus throughout the morning and remained in close contact with District officials. At 9:50 AM, after discussion with law enforcement, it was determined it was appropriate to lift the lockout. Please click below to continue reading.
Hancock School District officials have remained in close contact with New York State Police, Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies, and Hancock Police Department throughout the afternoon and evening.Just a short time ago, we were alerted that the police investigation that led to a series of proactive safety measures at the school today has been peacefully resolved. Click below to continue reading.
After the March 21, 2023, closure, the district has one (1) emergency closure day remaining for this school year. In the event this remaining day is used for an emergency closure or "snow day," we will switch schools to remote instruction on any emergency closure day thereafter.Click below to continue reading.
Posted Thursday, March 23, 2023
The Village of Hancock and the Delaware County Department of Health have issued a boil water advisory for the Hancock Middle/High School building. Drinking water stations and cups will be available in the MS/HS cafeteria for all faculty, staff and students. We will update you as soon as the advisory has been lifted. Thank you.
Posted Wednesday, March 22, 2023
The next portion of the Parents as Partners Webinar Series is right around the corner, and we hope community members will take advantage of this opportunity.
Posted Thursday, March 9, 2023