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Principal’s Update 12/3/18

News

  1. Indiana Senate Bill 355 requires all schools to present a Body Safety Program to all students grades K-12.
    For grades 7-12, Mrs. Kile the guidance director led a round table discussion with our School Resource Office, Josh Mullins, Rachel Dennis, Victim Advocate at Alternatives, Inc., and Shannon Crull, the Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Hancock Prosecutors Office. We will show the video to our students next Wednesday, December 12. If you want to preview the video you can use this link. If you have any questions, please email me at this address or call (317)477-4616.
  2. The book fair is set up in the library and is available to students today through next Tuesday, December 12.

Upcoming Dates:

December 4: 7th Grade Field Trip to IRT

December 5-11: NWEA Middle of Year Testing Window

December 11: Winter Fine Arts Concert

December 20: Semester Exams- Math, Social Studies, Related Arts 1st floor

December 21: Semester Exams- Language Arts, Science, Related Arts 2nd floor

December 21: Last day of 1st semester

January 7: Second semester begins

 

Athletics:

Monday, Dec. 3:

7th and 8th grade boys basketball (B teams) vs. Triton Central — 5:30pm

Tuesday, Dec. 4:

  1. 7th grade boys basketball (A/B teams) vs. Southport — 5:45pm
  2. 8th grade boys basketball (A/B teams) @ Southport — 5:45pm   -Bus leaves at 4:15pm

Thursday, Dec. 6:

7th and 8th grade boys basketball (A teams) vs. Pendleton Heights — 5:30pm

Reminders:

The last remaining date for the eLearning day is January 30.

Students can be dropped off to wait outside in the morning. The doors to the building will be open beginning at 8:20 a.m. each day. When the temperatures drop below freezing, students can wait inside beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast is available to students every school day, at 8:20 a.m.

Yearbooks for the 2018-19 school year can be ordered for as little as $25 at https://yearbookforever.com Search for “Greenfield Junior High School.”

Connections:

We have multiple ways for you to obtain information regarding what’s happening at GCJHS.

Website- http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us/

Twitter- @GCJHS_principal

Facebook – Greenfield Central Junior High School

Instagram- http://instagram.com/gc_jhs

Email- You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates. If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up on our webpage!

Athletics- Our competition schedule is available here: http://gchscougars.com/ Click on “Junior High.”

Powerschool App- Get up-to-date grades for your child, missing or incomplete assignments, attendance and school announcements. You can customize the dashboard to see only the headings you want to see. We do not calculate GPA at GCJHS and the lunch balance is not compatible with our system, so you can hide those headings.

Clubs:

Here are the school clubs have formed so far this year and the staff contact:

Art Club- Mrs. Holden mholden@gcsc.k12.in.us

AOK Club- Ms. Waymire dwaymire@gcsc.k12.in.us

Builders Club- Mr. Uhl and Mr. Richardville nuhl@gcsc.k12.in.us arichardville@gcsc.k12.in.us

Friendship Bracelet Club- Miss Circle kcircle@gcsc.k12.in.us

Prism Club- Miss Flores hflores@gcsc.k12.in.us

Robotics Club- Mr. Statzer jstatzer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Student Council- Mrs. Greene bgreene@gcsc.k12.in.us

Writing Club- Mrs. Cary lcary@gcsc.k12.in.us

Woodworking Club- Mr. Spencer jspencer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Young Hoosier Book Club- Mrs. Taing bnigh@gcsc.k12.in.us

 

You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates. If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up at the bottom of our webpage http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us

Have a great week!

Mr. Jack

Principal, Greenfield Central Junior High School

Principal’s Update 11/26/18

News

  1. 8th Grade student who sold Yankee Candle will have their sales proceeds credited to student accounts in time for the January payment. Students earned 40% of their sales.
  2. This is the last week to sign up for the 7th Grade Trip to Chicago. You can still get your child signed up through Grueninger Tour Company until December 1. The brochure is on our website.
  3. We are excited to announce a new opportunity for our students here at GCJHS.  In partnership with Hancock Counseling, we will have a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in our building on Thursdays and Fridays.  This is an opportunity for students to see an outside provider for counseling services in our building. If you would like more information, please contact your child’s school counselor (Mrs. Fortuna Last Names A-K, Mrs. Smith Last Names L-Z).

Upcoming Dates:

December 4: 7th Grade Field Trip to IRT

December 5-11: NWEA Middle of Year Testing Window

December 11: Winter Fine Arts Concert

December 20: Semester Exams- Math, Social Studies, Related Arts 1st floor

December 21: Semester Exams- Language Arts, Science, Related Arts 2nd floor

December 21: Last day of 1st semester

January 7: Second semester begins

Athletics:

Monday, Nov. 26:

7th and 8th boys basketball (B teams) vs. Beech Grove — 5:30pm

  Thursday, Nov. 29:

7th and 8th boys basketball (A teams) @ Yorktown — 5:30pm

Saturday, Dec. 1:

7th and 8th boys basketball (A teams) @ HHC Tourney (Pendleton Heights)

    *Pending outcome of 11/29 games at Yorktown

    -7th grade would play at 9:00am; bus leaves at 7:45am (Championship game at 12:00pm)

    -8th grade would play at 10:15am; bus leaves at 9:00am (Championship game at 1:15pm)

Reminders:

  1. The last remaining date for the eLearning day is January 30.
  2. Students can be dropped off to wait outside in the morning.  The doors to the building will be open beginning at 8:20 a.m. each day.  When the temperatures drop below freezing, students can wait inside beginning at 8:00 a.m.
  3. Breakfast is available to students every school day, at 8:20 a.m.
  4. Yearbooks for the 2018-19 school year can be ordered for as little as $25 at https://yearbookforever.com Search for “Greenfield Junior High School.”

Connections:

We have multiple ways for you to obtain information regarding what’s happening at GCJHS.

Website- http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us/

Twitter- @GCJHS_principal

Facebook – Greenfield Central Junior High School

Instagram- http://instagram.com/gc_jhs

Email- You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates.  If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up on our webpage!

Athletics-  Our competition schedule is available here: http://gchscougars.com/ Click on “Junior High.”

Powerschool App- Get up-to-date grades for your child, missing or incomplete assignments, attendance and school announcements.  You can customize the dashboard to see only the headings you want to see. We do not calculate GPA at GCJHS and the lunch balance is not compatible with our system, so you can hide those headings.

Clubs:

Here are the school clubs have formed so far this year and the staff contact:

Art Club- Mrs. Holden mholden@gcsc.k12.in.us

AOK Club- Ms. Waymire dwaymire@gcsc.k12.in.us

Builders Club- Mr. Uhl and Mr. Richardville nuhl@gcsc.k12.in.us arichardville@gcsc.k12.in.us

Friendship Bracelet Club- Miss Circle kcircle@gcsc.k12.in.us

Prism Club- Miss Flores hflores@gcsc.k12.in.us

Robotics Club- Mr. Statzer jstatzer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Student Council- Mrs. Greene bgreene@gcsc.k12.in.us

Writing Club- Mrs. Cary lcary@gcsc.k12.in.us

Woodworking Club- Mr. Spencer jspencer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Young Hoosier Book Club- Mrs. Taing bnigh@gcsc.k12.in.us

You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates.  If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up at the bottom of our webpage http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us

 

Have a great week!

Mr. Jack

Principal, Greenfield Central Junior High School

Principal’s Update 11/12/18

News

  1. Tuesday, November 13th is World Kindness Day. Students are encouraged to wear purple and show kindness throughout the day.  The AOK Club has several events planned for the day including:
  • Inspirational post-its on lockers
  • candy passed out, wishing students a “sweet day”
  • “Be the Nice Kid” posters displayed around the building
  • a new instagram account – #BeTheNiceKidGCJHS
  • a lunch-time positive postal system where students can encourage each other with Smile-O-Grams
  • the sale of t-shirts and wristbands at lunch with the hashtag #BeTheNiceKidGCJHS
  • Kindness bookmarks passed out in the library
  • a calendar with a month of kind deeds for November
  • motivational speaker, Jerry Ackerman, at the end of the day.

    1. Several 8th grade students from our College and Careers class will be presenting some their work at the school board meeting tonight.  We will also be recognizing the 8th grade band students who participated in the high school marching band contest. The board meeting begins at 7pm in the GCJHS cafeteria.
    2. If you missed the 7th Grade Trip to Chicago information meeting you can still get your child signed up through Grueninger Tour Company. The brochure is on our website.
    3. GCJHS Pacers Night vs the Miami Heat is Friday, November 16.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.Pacersgroups.com/heat
    4. 8th graders going to Washington, D.C. can apply for a ½ scholarship if they participated in the Yankee Candle Fundraiser.  The application is available with the 8th grade social studies teachers.
    5. Wednesday is GCJHS night at Dairy Queen.  Please stop by, greet GCJHS staff, and help us raise money for GCJHS!

Upcoming Dates:

November 14: Greenfield-Central Schools Safety Symposium (7pm at GCHS)

November 14: GCJHS Night at Dairy Queen

November 21-23: Thanksgiving Break

December 4: 7th Grade Field Trip to IRT

December 11: Winter Fine Arts Concert

December 20: Semester Exams- Math, Social Studies, Related Arts 1st floor

December 21: Semester Exams- Language Arts, Science, Related Arts 2nd floor

December 21: Last day of 1st semester

January 7: Second semester begins

Athletics:

Tuesday, Nov. 13:

1.  7th grade boys’ basketball (A/B teams) vs. Hamilton Southeastern — 5:30pm

2.  8th grade boys’ basketball (A/B teams) @ Hamilton Southeastern — 5:30pm

Saturday, Nov. 17

1.  8th grade boys basketball B team tournament — 9:00am

2.  7th grade boys basketball B team tournament @ Connersville — 10:15am

Reminders:

  1. The last remaining date for the eLearning day is January 30.
  2. School days cancelled due to weather will also be eLearning days this year.
  3. Students can be dropped off to wait outside in the morning.  The doors to the building will be open beginning at 8:20 a.m. each day.  When the temperatures drop below freezing, students can wait inside beginning at 8:00 a.m.
  4. Breakfast is available to students every school day, at 8:20 a.m.
  5. Yearbooks for the 2018-19 school year can be ordered for as little as $25 at https://yearbookforever.com Search for “Greenfield Junior High School.”

Connections:

We have multiple ways for you to obtain information regarding what’s happening at GCJHS.

Website- http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us/

Twitter- @GCJHS_principal

Facebook – Greenfield Central Junior High School

Instagram- http://instagram.com/gc_jhs

Email- You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates.  If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up on our webpage!

Athletics-  Our competition schedule is available here: http://gchscougars.com/ Click on “Junior High.”

Powerschool App- Get up-to-date grades for your child, missing or incomplete assignments, attendance and school announcements.  You can customize the dashboard to see only the headings you want to see. We do not calculate GPA at GCJHS and the lunch balance is not compatible with our system, so you can hide those headings.

Clubs:

Here are the school clubs that have formed so far this year and the staff contact:

Art Club- Mrs. Holden mholden@gcsc.k12.in.us

AOK Club- Ms. Waymire dwaymire@gcsc.k12.in.us

Builders Club- Mr. Uhl and Mr. Richardville nuhl@gcsc.k12.in.us arichardville@gcsc.k12.in.us

Friendship Bracelet Club kcircle@gcsc.k12.in.us

Prism Club- Miss Flores hflores@gcsc.k12.in.us

Robotics Club- Mr. Statzer jstatzer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Spell Bowl- Mr. Jankowski hjankowski@gcsc.k12.in.us

Student Council- Mrs. Greene bgreene@gcsc.k12.in.us

TV News- Mr. Spencer jspencer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Writing Club- Mrs. Cary lcary@gcsc.k12.in.us

Young Hoosier Book Club- Mrs. Taing bnigh@gcsc.k12.in.us

You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates.  If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up at the bottom of our webpage http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us

 

Have a great week!

Mr. Jack

Principal, Greenfield Central Junior High School

Principal’s Update 10/29/18

News

  1. November 1st is the next eLearning Day for students.  Please log in to PowerSchool and RSVP so we know which students will be coming to school that day.
  2. Parent Teacher conferences are scheduled for November 1 and 6. Parents can come anytime between 4pm and 7pm and stop by to meet with the teachers. We ask that parents of students last name A-L try to come on November 1 and last names M-Z try to come on November 6.  If the other date works better for you, that is fine! To speak to a teacher, just stop by their table.  If that teacher is busy, simply find another teacher on your child’s schedule and meet with them first.  This format allows more parents to meet with more teachers, which benefits our students. A representative from 21st Century Scholars will be at school on November 1, during conferences.
  3. Picture re-takes are scheduled for tomorrow.  If your child missed the first picture day, then you can go to www.mylifetouch.com to order pictures.  Picture Day ID is HM788070Y1  If you did not like the first pictures, you can have your child bring them back tomorrow and you don’t need to fill out the order form again.
  4. If you missed the 7th Grade Trip to Chicago information meeting you can still get your child signed up. The brochure is attached and on our website.
  5. GCJHS Pacers Night vs the Miami Heat is Friday, November 16.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.Pacersgroups.com/heat
  6. Yankee Candles will be ready for pickup on November 1.  Pick up your orders in the office between 8:30am and 7pm on Thursday, November 1.  Small orders can be sent home with students.
  7. We’re excited for our 8th grade boys choir, who will be singing the National Anthem at the Indy Fuel game on Tuesday.
  8. Good luck to our 8th grade band students who are participating in the high school marching band competition this weekend at Lucas Oil.
  9. 8th graders going to Washington, D.C. can apply for a ½ scholarship if they participated in the Yankee Candle Fundraiser.  The applications will be sent out in social studies classes later this week.

Upcoming Dates:

October 30: Picture Re-takes

November 1: eLearning Day #2

November 1 and 6: Parent Teacher Conferences, 4-7pm

November 9: Veterans Day Program, 9:30 am

Athletics:

Girls Basketball open gyms will be held at GIS on Oct. 29, Oct. 31, Nov. 5, and Nov. 7 from 3:30-5:30pm.  Students should ride bus 31 or bus 45 to GIS. Open gym will also be held at GCJHS on Nov. 12 (3:30-4:30, Nov. 15 (3:30-5:30), and Nov. 19 (3:30-4:30).  Try-outs will begin on Nov. 26. More information is available in Student Services for girls who were not able to attend the call-out meeting.

Reminders:

  1. The remaining dates for the eLearning days are November 1 and January 30.
  2. School days cancelled due to weather will also be eLearning days this year.
  3. Students can be dropped off to wait outside in the morning.  The doors to the building will be open beginning at 8:20 a.m. each day.  When the temperatures drop below freezing, students can wait inside beginning at 8:00 a.m.
  4. Breakfast is available to students every school day, at 8:20 a.m.
  5. Yearbooks for the 2018-19 school year can be ordered for as little as $25 at https://yearbookforever.com Search for “Greenfield Junior High School.”

Connections:

We have multiple ways for you to obtain information regarding what’s happening at GCJHS.

Website- http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us/  (We just hired our webmaster for the school year, so we hope to have it updated by the end of the week!)

Twitter- @GCJHS_principal

Facebook – Greenfield Central Junior High School

Instagram- http://instagram.com/gc_jhs

Email- You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates.  If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up on our webpage!

Athletics-  Our competition schedule is available here: http://gchscougars.com/ Click on “Junior High.”

Powerschool App- Get up-to-date grades for your child, missing or incomplete assignments, attendance and school announcements.  You can customize the dashboard to see only the headings you want to see. We do not calculate GPA at GCJHS and the lunch balance is not compatible with our system, so you can hide those headings.

Clubs:

Here are the school clubs that have formed so far this year and the staff contact:

Art Club- Mrs. Holden mholden@gcsc.k12.in.us

AOK Club- Ms. Waymire dwaymire@gcsc.k12.in.us

Builders Club- Mr. Uhl and Mr. Richardville nuhl@gcsc.k12.in.us arichardville@gcsc.k12.in.us

Friendship Bracelet Club kcircle@gcsc.k12.in.us

Prism Club- Miss Flores hflores@gcsc.k12.in.us

Robotics Club- Mr. Statzer jstatzer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Spell Bowl- Mr. Jankowski hjankowski@gcsc.k12.in.us

Student Council- Mrs. Greene bgreene@gcsc.k12.in.us

TV News- Mr. Spencer jspencer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Writing Club- Mrs. Cary lcary@gcsc.k12.in.us

Young Hoosier Book Club- Mrs. Taing bnigh@gcsc.k12.in.us

You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates.  If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up at the bottom of our webpage http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us

Have a great week!

Mr. Jack

Principal, Greenfield Central Junior High School

Principal’s Update 10/22/18

I hope that everyone had a great Fall Break!

News

  1. November 1st is the next eLearning Day for students.  Please log in to PowerSchool and RSVP so we know which students will be coming to school that day.
  2. Parent Teacher conferences are scheduled for November 1 and 6. Parents can come anytime between 4pm and 7pm and stop by to meet with the teachers. To speak to a teacher, just stop by their table.  If that teacher is busy, simply find another teacher on your child’s schedule and meet with them first.  This format allows more parents to meet with more teachers, which benefits our students.
  3. 7th Grade Trip to Chicago information meeting is Tuesday, at 7pm in the cafeteria.
  4. Under the McKinney-Vento Act, the school corporation is required to send out the residency form to families.  The information received will be kept confidential and will be used by the corporation’s McKinney-Vento liaison to assist with outreach to families.  We appreciate your time in completing this form. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeGTIah-xAYP9XIsKU60b8E59Yn-laf2sWAeUWSSpc5R5MNLw/viewform?usp=sf_link
  5. GCJHS Pacers night vs the Miami Heat is Friday, November 16.  Order forms are available in Student Services, and during lunch. Tickets can be purchased for as little as $12. If you are ordering tickets through the paper brochure, the orders must be turned in by Thursday.  Tickets can also be purchased online for a longer period of time.
  6. 8th Grade D.C. Trip- We anticipate Yankee Candles will be delivered and ready for distribution beginning on November 1.

Upcoming Dates:

October 23: 7th grade Chicago trip information meeting 7pm

October 26: Quarter one grades available in PowerSchool after 3pm

October 30: Picture Re-takes

November 1: eLearning Day #2

November 1 and 6: Parent Teacher Conferences, 4-7pm

November 9: Veterans Day Program, 9:30 am

Athletics:  

Boys Basketball Tryouts will be held after school 10/23-10/25.  Athletes must have a physical and RankOne online forms completed in order to tryout.

Reminders:

  1. The remaining dates for the eLearning days are November 1 and January 30.
  2. School days cancelled due to weather will also be eLearning days this year.
  3. Students can be dropped off to wait outside in the morning.  The doors to the building will be open beginning at 8:20 a.m. each day.  When the temperatures drop below freezing, students can wait inside beginning at 8:00 a.m.
  4. Breakfast is available to students every school day, at 8:20 a.m.
  5. Yearbooks for the 2017-18 school year can be ordered for as little as $25 at https://yearbookforever.com/#  Search for “Greenfield Junior High School.”

Connections:

We have multiple ways for you to obtain information regarding what’s happening at GCJHS.

Website- http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us/  (We just hired our webmaster for the school year, so we hope to have it updated by the end of the week!)

Twitter- @GCJHS_principal

Facebook – Greenfield Central Junior High School

Instagram- http://instagram.com/gc_jhs

Email- You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates.  If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up on our webpage!

Athletics-  Our competition schedule is available here: http://gchscougars.com/ Click on “Junior High.”

Powerschool App- Get up-to-date grades for your child, missing or incomplete assignments, attendance and school announcements.  You can customize the dashboard to see only the headings you want to see. We do not calculate GPA at GCJHS and the lunch balance is not compatible with our system, so you can hide those headings.

Clubs:

Here are the school clubs that have formed so far this year and the staff contact:

Art Club- Mrs. Holden mholden@gcsc.k12.in.us

AOK Club- Ms. Waymire dwaymire@gcsc.k12.in.us

Builders Club- Mr. Uhl and Mr. Richardville nuhl@gcsc.k12.in.us arichardville@gcsc.k12.in.us

Friendship Bracelet Club kcircle@gcsc.k12.in.us

Prism Club- Miss Flores hflores@gcsc.k12.in.us

Robotics Club- Mr. Statzer jstatzer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Spell Bowl- Mr. Jankowski hjankowski@gcsc.k12.in.us

Student Council- Mrs. Greene bgreene@gcsc.k12.in.us

TV News- Mr. Spencer jspencer@gcsc.k12.in.us

Writing Club- Mrs. Cary lcary@gcsc.k12.in.us

Young Hoosier Book Club- Mrs. Taing bnigh@gcsc.k12.in.us

You will receive the GCJHS Parent Newsletter email weekly with news, information, and upcoming important dates.  If you talk to someone who is not receiving this weekly email, please have them sign up at the bottom of our webpage http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us

Have a great week!

Mr. Jack

Principal, Greenfield Central Junior High School

 

*If you would like to be removed from this email list, please email “Stop” to gcjhs-parents-leave@listserv.gcsc.k12.in.us

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