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UPDATE: School Open

Date: January 30, 2014 Categories: News

East Hancock Elementary will re-open on Friday, January 31st at normal time.   We look forward to seeing the many smiling faces we have missed over the past three days.   Make up days will be officially announced soon.



UPDATE: School Closings

Date: January 29, 2014 Categories: News

East Hancock Elementary, along with all Hancock County Schools, will remain closed for Thursday, January 30th 2014. Get the latest EHE winter weather updates by liking us on Facebook or check back here often.



EHE Science Fair Winners

Date: January 22, 2014 Categories: News

Winners, winners everywhere! The past few news articles have been about the recognition of our students. Well, who are we to slow down the fun and excitement?   Our school is proud to introduce the 2014 EHE Science Fair Winners. First – third place recipients are invited to participate in the REGIONAL Science Fair on…



District Reading Fair Winners

Date: January 22, 2014 Categories: News, Recognition

EHE is proud to announce the January 14th 2014 Hancock County School District Reading Fair winners. First place winners are eligible to move forward to participate in Regional Reading Fair.   District Reading Fair Participants from East Hancock Elementary: Amelia Wissing (1st Place), Lily Pyron (3rd Place), Clare Murray (2nd Place), Ella Key (2nd Place),…



Terrific Kids (Dec & Jan)

Date: January 21, 2014 Categories: News, Recognition

East Hancock Elementary’s Terrific Kid ceremony was held on Tuesday December 17th & Tuesday January 21st at 6:00pm in the school library. Terrific Kid is a student-recognition program that promotes character development, self-esteem and perseverance. “Terrific” is an acronym for Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable . A Terrific Kid from each…



Inquiry-Based Teaching

Date: December 16, 2013 Categories: News, Recognition

Hancock County School District Highlighted by Core 4 Kids (Read the Original Article Here)   Getting students excited about science education is difficult and challenging for teachers. In addition, over the years funding has gotten tighter, teacher responsibility has grown and students are bored with the traditional text book teaching.   In 2010, the Hancock…



Upload Yearbook Photos

Date: December 3, 2013 Categories: News

Our school yearbook provider, Inter-State Studio & Publishing Co. is now offering a yearbook image upload feature. You may now submit pictures for the 2013-2014 East Hancock Elementary School yearbook online. The last day to submit pictures is February 28, 2014. You may select up to 10 images for each upload. The East Hancock Elementary…



Letter for December 2013

Date: December 2, 2013 Categories: Letters, News

Dear Families,   December will be another busy month for EHE with many special activities, field trips, and musical excursions to celebrate the season. We’d like to extend a special invitation to you to attend our Tree Lighting ceremony on December 10th at 5:00 p.m. Santa will make his visit and students can have their…



School Store

Date: December 2, 2013 Categories: News

Go to and you can shop with some of your favorite retail vendors and earn money for East Hancock Elementary. When you get to this site, search for East Hancock, and you will find our page. Any purchases you make through this page will earn money to support extra events and enrichment activities for…



Santa Shop

Date: December 2, 2013 Categories: News

It’s time for Santa Shop 2013 as we roll into the Holiday Season.   Santa Shop is an opportunity for students to privately purchase gifts for their family. This adds an element of surprise to gift giving the students enjoy while helping raise money for our school.   Santa Shop runs from December 2nd –…