Principal’s Update 4/3/17

News:
1. This weekend GCJHS hosted the annual Spring Organization Festival for the Indiana State School Music Association.  All five of our school’s bands and choirs performed and all of them earned a Gold rating from the judges!
2. Report cards are available in the Parent PowerSchool account.  If you have any questions about your child’s grade, please call or email the teacher.
3. Greenfield-Central’s Athletic Physical Night will take place on Wednesday, April 5th at Parkway Medical Center (behind Hancock Regional Hospital) in the Anderson Family Practice office.
                            There are only 6 providers participating and only 91 spots available.
                            They will be giving sports physicals only and the fee will be $48 per student-athlete.
                           A parent/guardian must be present with the IHSAA form filled out and in hand.

If you would like to schedule an appointment for your son or daughter who will be entering the 7th grade thru the 12th grade in the Fall please contact the High School Athletic Office at 462-9195.  Times range from 5:00 to 9:00 on the 5th.

 4. Local artist, Chris Sickels, will be conducting an illustration and stop-motion animation workshop for interested GCJHS students today, after school until 5:15pm.  Students can register with Mrs. Holden.

Upcoming Dates:
April 3: Chris Sickels Art Workshop after school
April 5: Battle of the Books competition at the Hancock County Public Library
April 6: Spring school pictures and spring sports pictures
April 17:  ISTEP Part 2 Testing Window Opens
April 20: Spring Fine Arts Festival (Band and Choir)
April 25: Spring Play
April 28: Strings Concert
May 9: Choir Concert
May 10-14: 8th Grade Trip to Washington, D.C.
May 16: 8th Grade visit to the High School (8:30-2:00)
Parade of Bands @GCHS 7PM
May 20: 8th Grade Dance
May 25: 7th grade awards, 9 AM
  8th grade awards, 7 PM
May 26: Last Student Day

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:
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