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Athletic Director Adds New Sports Media
Hickman County Sports welcomes the new editions of Facebook and Twitter to follow the 2016-17 Falcon Sports programs. You can find us on Facebook by searching “Falcon Nation Sports” and on Twitter @falconnation16.

Facebook will consist of news, updated scores, schedule changes and more from your Hickman County Sports Programs.

Twitter will include play by play updates along with pictures and videos of games in progress. Athletic Director, Jeff Boaz, Principal, Kevin Estes, and select members of the student body will keep you up to date on the latest happenings.  


WE WOULD LIKE TO ENCOURAGE ALL HOUSEHOLDS TO COMPLETE AND RETURN THE ORANGE HIF(HOUSEHOLD INCOME FORMS) THAT YOU RECEIVED AT THE BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHTS OR ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL. THE INFORMATION ON THIS FORM ALLOWS OUR SCHOOL SYSTEM TO REMAIN ELIGIBLE FOR THE FREE LUNCH PROGRAM AND ALSO QUALIFIES US FOR OTHER STATE AND FEDERAL PROGRAMS THAT BENEFIT OUR STUDENTS. PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO FILL OUT THE FORM AND THEN RETURN IT WITH YOUR STUDENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ALL INFORMATION REMAINS CONFIDENTIAL. LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT SCHOOL YEAR!! #FALCONNATION
 

Your everyday shopping can earn HCES money!
You can help our school earn money for computers, PE and playground equipment, student rewards, etc. There are several ways to help….click Read More to find out how! 
Upward Bound Students
The Murray State University Adventures in Math & Science (AIMS)/Upward Bound Math Science Program is a federally funded TRiO Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. All students involved in the program participate free of charge due to a grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Students in the program are required to meet eligibility guidelines set by the program description. Participants are selected through an application process, which includes brief essay questions regarding career goals and college expectations. Additional information is provided by parents as well as guidance counselors and current math and science teachers. The goal of this program is to assist participants with high school completion and see them enroll and complete a 4 year college degree program.
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HCHS Student Honored By Berea College
Jalisha Hunter, was honored recently by Berea College, Berea KY, as a Carter G Woodson Legacy Scholar for her outstanding accomplishments in the areas of academics, service and leadership.
Berea College Press Release
 
5th Grade Frankfort Trip
Hickman County Elementary School fifth graders recently enjoyed an educational field trip to our state capital. 
HCES Governor's Cup
Hickman County Elementary School earned a runner-up trophy at the recent District Governor’s Cup competition in Mayfield.   Click Read More for info  
DISTRICTS OF DISTINCTION RECOGNIZED
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) and the Kentucky Department of Education recognized five school districts as Districts of Distinction at the board’s meeting today.

The districts earned the recognition under the fourth year of the Unbridled Learning: College and Career Readiness for All accountability system. To qualify as a District of Distinction, a district has to have an overall accountability score at the 95th percentile or higher (based on achievement, gap, growth, college- and career-readiness, graduation rate and program reviews), meet its current year Annual Measureable Objective, have at least a 95 percent participation rate, and not have a Focus or Priority School in the district. The achievement data is based on K-PREP testing in spring 2015.

The Districts of Distinction for the 2014-15 school year are:

 Calloway County

 Floyd County

 Fort Thomas Independent

 Hickman County

 Russell Independent

In addition, Hickman County, Calloway County and Russell Independent were recognized as High Progress Districts, which means they are in the top 10 percent of improvement compared to other districts in the state.

KBE Vice-Chair Bill Twyman and Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt presented each district superintendent and local board of education representative with a recognition banner and letter of commendation. Each district also will receive a District of Distinction logo which can be displayed on its website, letterhead or used in other ways to promote its accomplishment. Additionally, the three High Progress districts received a certificate of commendation. Click Read More for Photo  

Hickman County Schools Recognized as Distinguished School District!!!

 There is a lot to celebrate in the Hickman County School District at all levels.  The District has been recognized by the Kentucky Department of Education as a Distinguished School District based on accountability scores for the 2014-2015 school year.  This is a title of significant distinction for a school district to possess.  Distinguished is characterized by being above the 90th percentile (based on the locked percentiles set in 2013).  It is evident that good teaching has paid off for the students of Hickman County.  The county was classified as a district in need of improvement in 2012-2013.  The next year, the county moved to a proficient district and now the impressive step to distinguished!  Hickman County has reason to be proud. *****Click Read More to Continue Article*****  

Leadership Cabinet
Students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades at Hickman County Elementary School took a big step towards becoming citizens Friday.... (click Read More) For the first time ever, those students cast ballots for the HCES Leadership Cabinet, a student council created this year to give students a larger voice in activities and events at the elementary school.  
Hickman County Schools Provide Meals at No Charge To Students
 

It is with great pleasure that our school announces the ability to provide a breakfast and lunch each day at no charge to students. We have added new meal choices based on student preference, and anticipate options to be of greater quality than ever before. We are also excited to announce that we will begin a grab and go breakfast program in hopes to make breakfast more accessible to each student before beginning their day of learning. We look forward to an opportunity to ensure that no kid will ever go hungry at Hickman County Schools.

   

KPREP Proficient and Distinguished
Hickman County Elementary Students who scored proficient or distinguished on all tested areas (by grade level) on the 2014 K-PREP state assessment include...  
STOP the Bullying Pledge
Students, teachers, parents and community members are encouraged to take the online Lean On Me; STOP the Bullying Pledge. https://www.kycss.org/leanpledge 
Upcoming Events
MS Softball @ Carlisle 5:30
Fri Aug 26 2016
MS Baseball @ Lone Oak
Sat Aug 27 2016
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