Hancock Happenings: Week of September 11-15

Hancock Happenings for Week 4
Posted on 09/11/2023
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1st Flag Assembly of the Year 

This Friday, Sept 15, will be our first Flag Assembly of the year. Flag Assemblies are a monthly, whole school event just after the first bell (7:50am) on the central quad. Parents are welcome to stay on campus to join our community for a flag raising, pledge of allegiance, and student recognitions. If your student will be receiving an award, teachers will send home an invitation.

Hancock Community Alert

Recently, there have been a few unsettling incidents in the housing area involving children who reported encountering strangers while on their way home from school,  in the parks or while out in the community.

In light of these events, we kindly urge you to engage in a conversation with your child about safety precautions related to potential encounters with strangers. If your child walks to and from school, please remind them to stay alert and aware of their surroundings and walk with others. Many of our students carry devices and phones that could divert their attention, so it's crucial to emphasize vigilance when walking alone or with other students.

We encourage all families to please be sure students are supervised while out in the local community parks.  Some of these strangers approached children even when adults were in the vicinity.  Please report any immediate incidents to 911 or to the San Diego Police Department’s Eastern Division at 858-495-7900 who have been working on the recent incidents.

School Site Council (SSC) Parent Ballot (Please Vote)

Thank you to the parents who have stepped up to be on our SSC as parent members for the 2023-24 school year.  Please see their biographies below and click on the link to vote. 


Latrece VenturaI believe that volunteering within my children’s schools is essential to their education, growth, and community awareness. Volunteering also shows my children that I care about their education and reinforces the message that education is the foundation for a successful life. We are also new here, and thru volunteering we can build community relations, as well as having a direct impact on our children’s future. 

Megan Kelly - As a parent to 2 kids in Hancock elementary, I am eager to help and participate however I can. This monthly meeting is an area I can be available to serve. I am a full time working parent in the Navy so I understand many of the strengths and challenges in this school population from first hand experience and feel my perspective will be valuable for making well reasoned decisions for fund allocation that is inclusive and sustainable.  

Parents please vote by clicking here:  https://forms.gle/v7y6N2H7vavernFt5 

Donations Requested for Clothing

Hancock’s Health Office often provides a change of clothes to our students who have accidents or spills. We are running quite short of clothing to loan to students in all ages and genders. If you happen to have some children’s clothing you could donate (socks, underpants, shorts, tshirts, leggings, etc) we would greatly appreciate your generosity..

Fall After School Programs

We have a couple after school programs set to return to Hancock this year. If you are interested in signing up your student for one of these programs, you will contact the group directly. We hope to provide more options soon!  

549 Sports: Basketball on Tuesdays Beginning September 12th: See attached Flyer 

Youth Tennis: 4th & 5th Grade Only: Wednesdays Beginning Sept 20th: Flyer to come

Heartlight Dance/Movement: Thursdays Beginning Oct 5th: Flyer to come 

Girl Scouts of San Diego: Thursdays Beginning Oct 12: Flyer to come

Young Engineers: Fridays Beginning Oct 20th: See attached flyer 

Kid’s run the World: More information to come 

Meet and Greet with Our Area Superintendent

Area Superintendent Michel Cazary is extending an invitation to the Canyon Hills Cluster Meet and Greet on October 12th from 4:30-5:30pm at Canyon Hills High School. This meeting will provide an opportunity to learn more about your Area Superintendent and there will be time allotted for questions and answers. She looks forward to getting to know our community!  Flyer

Need to Report an Absence?

If your child will be absent from onsite or online learning, please be sure to report your absence to the office, not just your teacher.  You may report the absence using this google form or you may also call our phone line at 619-605-3200 and press 1 for attendance to leave a message.  Please be specific in your reason. 

Back to School Nights Feedback

We are looking for feedback to keep you involved in our community! Community Schools wants to ensure that you are a full partner in decision-making that affects your participation in school events. Please provide feedback on this year’s Back to School Night events. Feedback Here

Upcoming Important Dates

Sept 11 - SSC Meeting

Sept 12 - Start of Basketball After School Sign up

Sept 15 - Flag Assembly

Link to Parent Calendar for 2023/2024 School Year Here



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