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