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Hancock Public Schools Foundation

Established in 1987, the Hancock Public Schools Foundation receives and distributes funds for charitable and educational activities that assist in the development, implementation or maintenance of programs that significantly contribute to the education of Hancock Public Schools students. The Foundation is a registered IRS 501 (c )(3) organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Focus on Funding

The Hancock Public Schools Foundation was recently featured on the WLUC-TV6 segment, The UPSide. The series focuses on people, businesses and organizations that make a positive difference in UP communities. It was very rewarding to have our work recognized. Click here to watch the video.

Industrial Arts & Technology

Industrial Education machine shopAlmost a year ago the HPSF approved a grant request to replace decades-old engine lathes in the Industrial Education Department. They arrived this fall and are providing valuable experience for students.

Industrial Education teacher Gary Mishica says, "These replacement machines will greatly assist us in our "hands-on learning" and permit us to again teach a unit on lathe turning with emphases on metal precision and accuracy."

Thanks to all of you who support the Foundation and our Hancock Public Schools!

Make Your Gift Today

Your support of the Hancock Public Schools Foundation truly does make a difference! Programs and scholarships giving students the best possible opportunities are achieved through the generous contributions of people like you. Thank you!

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or click here to download a donation form to complete and mail.

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Neil Ahola, Vice President
Kipp Beaudoin, Superintendent
Dave Dow, President
Don Carli
Gregg Fisher
Mike Hauswirth, Treasurer
Karen Hubbard
Jeff Kangas
Robbyn Lucier
Paula Nutini, Board of Education Representative
John Vaara
Dennis Walikainen
Tracie Williams

Honorary Directors

Charles Goodman
William Karry
Linda Letto
Rob Roy
Ruth Ann Smith
Mark Wisti

For Your Information

The Hancock Public Schools Foundation Board of Directors meets quarterly on the fourth Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. The first meeting of the fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) is preceded by the Annual Meeting.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Foundation Board, please contact HPSF Administrator Sara Niemeyer at 523-5405 or
Other Documents:
Grant Request Form


At-A-Glance Calendar for the Week of March 18, 2019

Full Calendar    |    Lunch Calendar    |    HPS District Calendar (PDF)


MON 18


V-WG Cheese Ravioli in Meatless Spaghetti Sauce with Whole Grain Garlic Bread


Pizza on Whole Wheat Crust (Cheese-V or Pepperoni*)


There is no school for Monday, March 18, 2019.

TUE 19


Homemade Beef and Bean Taco Salad w/Melted Cheese Served with Tortilla Pieces (Optional Condiment) Sour Cream Pkg


BBQ Pulled Pork on Whole Grain Sub Bun

WED 20


Teriyaki Chicken Bowl with Steamed Seasoned Brown Rice


Pizza on Whole Wheat Crust (Cheese-V or Pepperoni*)

THU 21


Whole Grain Popcorn Chicken WG Honey Roll


Turkey Pot Pie over WG Biscuit with Whole Grain Cookie

FRI 22


Italian Beef Pepperoni Calzone


WG Cheese Quesadilla

Middle and HS Only will be given a Cooks choice of one of the menued items above or Minh Orange Chicken Stir Fry or Thai Lemon Grass Chicken Stir-Fry Vegetables & Brown Rice

SAT 23

SUN 24