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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A008188 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Field Trip to Bogle
    Hancock sixth graders got a glimpse into their future. They were excited to visited Bogle Junior High to check out some classrooms, eat lunch, and play musical chairs in the gym. Field Trip to Bogle Photo Album
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A008248 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)

    Superintendent's Student Citizenship Award winner: Ben Colleary is a model student and a hard worker. He gives 100% in all subjects and asks for help when he needs it. Not only does he follow all the rules in the classroom, he is kind to his classmates and respectful to all his teachers. He plays percussion in the band and participates in Running Club. All of his teachers truly enjoy Ben. He's a great citizen.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A008187 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Class of 2033
    Welcome to our future Hancock Heat students in the Class of 2033!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A008186 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Jacob Ohara
    Hancock 4th grader Jacob Ohara had a great opportunity to participate and prepare a healthy meal for the Walk on Cooking competition held by the Phoenix Suns on January 28. He was one of five students chosen, and the winner will be announced at the February 7 Suns game. Walk on Cooking Competition Photo Album
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A008153 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Character Counts Winners
    Character counts at Hancock. Congratulations to the K-3 kindness winners.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A008154 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Cheer Champs
    Hancock cheerleaders in 2-6th grades won first place for their dance at the cheer competition held at Chandler High School. They won second place for their cheer.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007955 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Kathryn MacNabb
    Hancock teacher Kathryn MacNabb was honored December 5 as the grade 6-9 Teacher of the Year by the Chandler chapter of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Post 7401. This award is given to teachers who promote civic responsibility, flag etiquette and patriotism. Kathryn coordinates the school's flag detail program with Hancock 5th and 6th graders each year, and works to bring in members of the National Guard, local veterans, Boy Scouts and nearby ROTC groups to teach the team about flag history, etiquette and civic responsibility. She is a dedicated teacher who instills respect and love for the American flag. Thank you, Kathryn, for all you do for Hancock students!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007954 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Eyshann Espinosa
    Congratulations to Eyshann Espinosa whose Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest entry was selected as the school winner for Hancock Elementary. For over 30 years, Lions clubs around the globe have sponsored this international art contest to give children everywhere the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art and creativity. Audrey was awarded a certificate and cash prize from the Sun Lakes Lion's Club, sponsored by Intel.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A008048 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Cheer Coaches
    Hancock Cheerleaders won first place for their dance at the cheer competition held at Chandler High School, and won second place for their cheer. Thanks to coaches Ashley Haenchen, Ashley Lober, Hannah Burkardt, and Erin Schaul!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A008049 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)

    Hancock kindergarten enjoyed their trip to CUSD Busland! They learned about bus repairs and where the bus driver keys are located.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A008079 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)

    The Arizona Department of Education announced that Hancock Elementary received an "A" grade for the 2018-19 school year.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007852 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    SRP Guest
    Hancock Elementary sixth graders learned about electricity and natural resources from a special guest from SRP in science class.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007863 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Art Masterpiece
    Hancock 3rd graders learn about how to create their own Picasso in Art Masterpiece.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007727 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Dictionaries from Sun Lake Rotary
    Hancock Elementary third graders were excited to receive a generous gift from Sun Lakes Rotary -- their own personal dictionary. Sun Lakes Rotary Club's Dictionary Project website
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007732 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Kind is greater than Cool
    Hancock Kindness Club with their new shirts that encourage kindness, declaring that "Kind > Cool." (Kind is greater than cool.)
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007733 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Pumpkin Storybook Characters
    Hancock 1st thru 6th graders create their favorite storybook characters using pumpkins.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007706 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Z-Space Lab
    Hancock fourth through sixth grade teachers enjoyed working together and learning new techniques in the brand new Z-Space Lab.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007657 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    States of Matter
    Hancock 5th grade teachers Mr. Lee and Mrs. Mumme's classes participated in an "Escape the Room" activity to learn about the three states of matter. We love science!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007658 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Thanks to Staff
    Hancock celebrates our staff with an award thanking them for their hard work and dedication to our students!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007659 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Pajama Party
    Hancock 2nd graders performed their Pajama Party play for Pre-K, kindergarten and 1st grade classes.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007656 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Care for Water
    Hancock 2nd graders learn about how to care for Arizona's water.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007655 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Food Chain
    Mrs. Katz's 3rd grade class knows how to create their own food chain after learning about producers, consumers, and decomposers.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007630 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Mummifying Twinkies
    Ms. Hannah Burkhardt's Class is learning about the Ancient Egyptian's way of mummification by mummifying Twinkies.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007593 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Patriots Day Remembrance
    Hancock staff honors and remembers 9/11.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007550 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Decades Dance
    Hancock 5th grade teachers are ready for the Decades Dance!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007549 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Learning how to survive
    Hancock 6th graders play a game in gym class that requires teamwork and cooperation called "Learning how to survive."
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007512 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Ratio and Proportion
    Who says ratio and proportion review can't be fun?! It's time for BINGO in 6th grade!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007470 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Arizona Project
    Mrs. Katz 3rd graders are working on an Arizona project. They learned about Arizona landforms, the 5 Cs, natural resources and important events in AZ history.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007471 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Learning Volume
    Hancock 6th grade students are learning to answer the question, "How would you use a graduated cylinder to find the volume of a rock?"
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007463 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Observation vs. Inference Activity
    Mrs. Gritz 6th graders had fun practicing their inquiry skills with their Observation vs. Inference activity!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007387 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    STEM Lessons
    Our students are enjoying their STEM lessons. They had a chance to build their own robots because of a grant from the Scripps Howard Foundation.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007386 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Students designed backpacks
    Students in Mrs. Gritz's science classes were challenged to design backpacks to help make their target audience's lives easier!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007343 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    STEM Project
    What better way to get to know each other than through a back to school STEM project making aerodynamic amphibious cars in Ms. Burkhardt's class?!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007280 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Drug Awareness Poster
    Hancock Elementary fifth grader Sam Saliba was the winner in his division in this year's Drug Awareness Poster, "Drugs Take Away..." The judges chose his entry out of 48 essays received from students all over the city. Sam was honored Wednesday, May 15 at The Youth Awards Nights Banquet, held at the Chandler Elks Lodge.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007409 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)

    Congratulations to Ciara Hurtado from Patty Chambers' 4th grade class who was one among nineteen winners out of over 700 entries in the City of Chandler Environmental Art Contest. Ciara's work will be displayed in the City of Chandler calendar next year. The contest is designed to illustrate the importance of reducing waste, conserving water and preventing pollution. It is also an opportunity for students to learn more about environmental stewardship in their community and can become a catalyst for environmental education in the classroom. City of Chandler: Environmental Art Contest website
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007238 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Ozobots
    Hancock 3rd graders programmed Ozbots with Ozo Blocky to go through an obstacle course they designed.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007135 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Science Camp Trip
    Hancock fifth graders tried out the new field at Tonto Creek Camp during their Science Camp Trip.
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    Visit from Sun Lakes Rotary
    Our 6th grade students got a visit from Sun Lakes Rotarians to hear about the problems our neighbors on the Navajo Reservation have with access to clean water and about the global grant our school has been supporting to help bring the Navajo clean, running water. Authentic learning and real world connections are happening in 6th grade!
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    Butterflies
    Mrs. Hinojosa-Chun 1st and 2nd graders are learning about the life stages of a butterfly by experiencing it firsthand. They released their butterflies in our school garden.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A007235 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Agriculture in the Classroom
    Hancock students participated in the Agriculture in the Classroom project and April presentation called "Compost Stew: An A-Z recipe for the Earth."
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A006978 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Rookie of the Year
    Congratulations to Janella Flores Rodriguez, Kids Express worker at Hancock Elementary, who was named the Program Line Staff - Rookie of the Year by the Arizona Community Education Association.
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    Patty Chambers� gardening club
    Patty Chambers' gardening club at Hancock Elementary is learning how to grow their own vegetables. Most recently, their crop consisted of radishes and lettuce.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A006379 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Hancock Student Council
    Hancock's student council enjoyed fun times learning about science and technology at the 2019 Student Council Convention. Student Council Convention 2019 Photo Album
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A006274 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Field trip to the Halle Heart Center
    Hancock Elementary fifth grade students recently took a field trip to the Halle Heart Center. They are learning how to take care of their hearts with a healthy nutritional plan.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A006255 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Pauline Gray
    Congratulations to Pauline Gray who was honored by the Sun Lakes Rotary as the Teacher of the Month for January. She received a framed certificate, a $100 personal award from the Sun Lakes Rotary and an additional $100 from Trust Bank to be used in her classroom.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A006258 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    STEM Activity with Principal Connie Hull
    All Hancock students who participated in the recent Boosterthon fund raiser had their names entered in a drawing to conduct a STEM activity with Principal Connie Hull. This lucky group was the first to have the opportunity to use Hancock's new VEX Robotics kit.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A006283 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    100th Day of School Celebration
    Ms. Ricklef's kindergarten class recently celebrated 100 Days of school.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A006236 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Juei Ping Chiu
    Congratulations to Hancock Elementary teacher Juei Ping "Tina" Chiu who recently earned her National Board recertification, the most respected professional certification available in K-12 education. The process was rigorous, but worthwhile. National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide. Created by teachers, for teachers, the National Board Standards represent a consensus among educators about what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do. National Board for Professional Teaching Standards website
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A006247 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Scavenger Hunt
    Hancock teachers enjoyed meeting the City of Chandler chief of police Sean Duggan on their scavenger hunt. They also enjoyed having some time getting to know other staff members better.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A006126 Hancock Elementary (2018-2019)
    Hancock Basketball
    We're so proud of our Hancock 3rd and 4th grade basketball team. The team did well this year. They had a blast and learned so much about basketball. Thank you, Coach Hewitt!
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