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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A011458 Hancock Elementary (2022-2023)
    Priscilla Gillison
    Priscilla Gillison, office manager at Hancock and an ASU student, is one of three CUSD recipients of the 2022 Intel Teacher Diversity STEAM Grant. Priscilla receives $1,200 which can go toward schooling and education.

    "This is going to help me so much because I need a printer at home, but they are so expensive. I also need a desk, so I will not have to cover my dining table with all my schoolwork. I feel incredibly lucky! I want to thank principal Dr. Joe Walters. I would have never even known about this grant, let alone been able to apply had he not recommended me."

    "Intel is proud to support CUSD educators dedicated to transforming the school-to-STEAM pipeline into an equitable pathway for all students. Most people had a teacher who changed their life for the better. We are investing in teachers who are inspiring families and striving to make Chandler a more vibrant community for everyone," Jenn Sanchez, Intel Arizona Community Manager, said.
    Read more on the Intel Teacher Diversity STEAM Grant Winners.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A011186 Hancock Elementary (2021-2022)
    Hancock Dance and Cheer Teams
    Congratulations to the Hancock Cheer and Dance teams for placing in the CUSD Community Education district competition on April 2:
    Cheer
    • Littles (K-2) - 1st place
    Dance
    • Bigs (3-6) - 3rd place

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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A011068 Hancock Elementary (2021-2022)
    Zoya Siddiqui
    Hancock's own 6th grader, Zoya Siddiqui, submitted a pandemic story to the children's author, Kelly Yang, which was published online! What an honor! Kelly Yang's New From Here - Pandemic Stories of Children All Over the World
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010872 Hancock Elementary (2021-2022)
    Black History Month
    Hancock Elementary created a bulletin board on Black History Month.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010755 Hancock Elementary (2021-2022)
    Musical Instrument Museum STEM Tour
    Hancock Elementary sixth grade band and orchestra students visited the Musical Instrument Museum where they went on a STEM tour. It was very interactive and hands on. They had fun trying out various instruments and had lunch at a park.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010758 Hancock Elementary (2021-2022)
    Honoring Bus Drivers
    Hancock Kindness Club honors bus drivers for all their kindness and dedication to students! We "wheelie" appreciate them and wouldn't be here without them!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010697 Hancock Elementary (2021-2022)
    Spelling Bee
    Congratulations to Hancock school spelling bee champion 6th grader Zoya Siddiqui who placed in the top eleven at the district spelling bee, held on January 13 at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Zoya now moves on to compete in the regional spelling bee on February 8 in Queen Creek.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010509 Hancock Elementary (2021-2022)
    Preschool Writing in Shaving Cream
    Students in Jaclyn Laboranti's PreK class at Hancock Elementary practice writing their names using their fingers in shaving cream. This is a great way to strengthen their fine motor skills and learn their letters!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010322 Hancock Elementary (2021-2022)
    Slimed
    Hancock Elementary Principal Joe Walters, technology teacher Robert Lee, and student services coordinator Sherry Bollard were slimed, since the school met the fundraising goal for the STEM fundraiser.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010463 Hancock Elementary (2020-2021)
    ASU Virtual Trip
    Hancock Elementary sixth graders virtually toured ASU's Tempe campus and got to chat with current college students!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010452 Hancock Elementary (2020-2021)
    Ukulele Club
    Hancock Elementary students are enjoying a new club: "Ukulele," offered by their amazing music teacher, Heather Prusse.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010318 Hancock Elementary (2020-2021)
    Science Teachnology Arts and Engineering
    Hancock Elementary sixth graders had fun activities in their STEAM backpacks from Tonto Creek Camp.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010260 Hancock Elementary (2020-2021)
    Compliments Project
    Students at Hancock Elementary inspired by the "compliments project" spreading the love each week and anonymously write compliments about their peers.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009679 Hancock Elementary (2020-2021)
    Spring 2021 Recognition
    Congratulations to attendance clerk Jill Barber who won the Apple Achievement Award, Bonnie Addington who was named the Outstanding Volunteer, and sixth grader Abby Boyd who is the Superintendent Citizenship winner from Hancock Elementary for 2021. Read their stories here!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009524 Hancock Elementary (2020-2021)
    Jill Barber
    Our amazing attendance clerk, Jill Barber, has been named the 2021 Triple A (Apple Achievement Award) winner for Hancock! She is amazing! Congratulations, Jill!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009285 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)

    Congratulations to Darcy Zeiger who was named the March 2020 Sun Lakes Rotary Teacher of the Month!
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009364 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)

    Congratulations to Emery Hanson, the Elks Drug Awareness Poster Contest 5th Grade winner.
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    Visit Hancock Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009331 Hancock Elementary (2019-2020)
    Marstson Exploration Theater
    Hancock had a chance to experience 3D vision of space when they visited the Marstson Exploration Theater at the ASU Tempe Campus. Photo Album
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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 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 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 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 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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    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 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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    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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