HHS Core Values

Hancock High School Core Values



Unacceptable anywhere


Unacceptable at Hancock High School


Common Courtesy


Above and Beyond






Someone who is respectful is willing to show consideration to themselves and others.


Foul Language

Demeaning Words

Kind Words

Encouraging Words

Not caring for yourself emotionally or physically

Not sticking up for yourself

Caring for yourself emotionally and physically

Finding ways to work through challenges and stress

Inappropriate physical contact

(Sexual or physical)

Unnecessary physical contact

Keeping hands to self

Respecting personal space

Destroying Property (Ruined)

Trashing Property (Vandalism)

Using things without causing damage

Leaving things better than you found

Talking and/or interrupting

Not paying attention

Listening and using eye contact

Being involved in discussions

Intentionally hurting others emotionally

or physically

Gossip, rumor spreading, ignoring others,

rude behavior

Treating others like you want to be

treated. (Golden Rule)

Treating others like they want to be

treated. (Platinum Rule)






Someone who is responsible is accountable, dependable and reliable and can distinguish between right and wrong


Breaking laws/rules

Making excuses for breaking/ignoring laws

Following laws/rules

Being a model citizen

Truant from school (skipping)/more than 5

tardies per class

More than 3 tardies/absences

Fewer than 3 tardies/absences per


No unexcused absences

Not doing work

Late and/or sloppy work

Completed work turned in on time

Consistent effort that produces quality


Not being trustworthy

Breaking promises

Keeping promises

Being trustworthy and accountable

Nearly naked (Lots of B's)

Bellies, back, bedroom wear, bottoms,

bras, breasts, boxers exposed

Appropriate school attire that is clean

and fits well

Clothing that is not attention seeking

and being respectful of other's clothing

Using technology (comp/cell phones/I-pod inappropriately

Using cell phones/I-pods during school hours. Failure to use comp. as directed

Keeping cell phones/I-pods off and out of sight during school hours

Use technology to improve learning and relationships at appropriate times






Someone who is honest is credible, commendable and honorable. They will not lie, cheat or steal.



Excuse making "Just joking" Not telling the whole truth/withholding information

Telling the complete truth when asked

Telling what you know about a situation before being asked


Taking something as a joke or without permission

Getting permission before borrowing something and returnig it

Returing something, saying thanks and, if possible, returning it in better shape


Telling students answers or letting them

look at your paper


Not citing sources in research

Not doing your part on a group project

Doing your own work


Citing sources


Doing only your part for a group project on time

Helping others learn without just

giving them the answer

Citing sources accurately and completely

Doing what is expected and helping
others in the group who are struggling

Hancock Place School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs. Hancock Place School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

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