Principal’s Update 3/6/17

We have just one week left in the quarter! We will be busy this week making up missed ISTEP tests and preparing for Quarterly Assessments. Students should be studying a little each night in preparation for the tests beginning on Thursday.

Attachments:
March Lunch Menu
8th Grade Dance Letter
Circus Information
Technology Recycling

News:
1. Congratulations to the 8th grade Jazz Band for earning a Gold Rating at the ISSMA Jazz Festival. Katie S. and Maggie D. were also recognized as outstanding soloists.

2. Auditions for GCJHS Drama production of ‘Young Sherlock’ will be held in the choir room on Tuesday, March 7th from 3:30-5:00pm. Students can pick up information outside the Choir room.

3. The Student Council is sponsoring March Madness Dodgeball Tournament after school on Thursday. Students can create teams of six and compete in a bracket-style tournament. Entry fees are $3 per person.

Upcoming Dates:
March 9: Quarterly Assessments -Math, Social Studies, 2nd floor Related Arts
March 10: Quarterly Assessments -Language Arts, Science, 1st floor Related Arts
March 13-24: Spring Break (Weather Make-Up Days During First Five Days – if needed)
March 31: Quarter 3 report cards available
April 3: Chris Sickels Art Workshop after school
April 6: Spring sports pictures
April 17: ISTEP Part 2 Testing Window Opens
April 20: Spring Fine Arts Festival
May 10-14: 8th Grade Trip to Washington, D.C.
May 20: 8th Grade Dance
May 25: 7th grade awards, 9 AM
8th grade awards, 7 PM

Reminders:
Breakfast is available for $1.75, to students every school day, at 8:20 a.m.
Buy a yearbook at https://yearbookforever.com.
Please remember to check your child’s lunch account regularly. The cashiers remind students when accounts are getting low. You can log in to https://www.ezschoolpay.com/Login.aspx to manage lunch accounts and set a notification for low balances. Students can also make deposits into their accounts with cash or checks in the lunch line.
Students will be permitted to come into the building beginning at 8:20 a.m. each morning. FOCUS (homework help) is available every day, starting at 7:30a.m. in room B151

Connect with us:
Website- http://gcjhs.gcsc.k12.in.us/
Twitter- @GCJHS_principal
Facebook – Greenfield Central Junior High School
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- Information can be found at http://gcjhsathletics.weebly.com Our competition schedule is available here: http://gchscougars.com/ Click on “Junior High.”

Dan Jack, Principal
Greenfield Central Junior High