Principal’s Update May 10, 2021


Lunch Menu

8th Grade Evening with a Hypnotist 

Information from GCHS for current 8th grade families


  1. Weekly lesson plans posted by teachers.  

7th grade 

8th grade

Virtual School

  1. We have some exciting summer programs available to rising 7th and 8th graders. We will send that information out later this week.  
  2. The 8th grade culminating event on Friday, May 28, will feature a hypnotist show. See attached flyer for more information. $10 tickets must be purchased in advance by Wednesday. 
  3. All students must turn in the ipad, keyboard, and an ipad charger at the end of the school year. If you have lost or damaged your charger, please purchase a replacement from a local store. It must be a 12 watt ipad charger.
  4. Our end-of-the-year awards will be virtual this spring. Teachers are recording short videos and we will make them available on our web page at the end of the month. 
  5. 2020-2021 Yearbooks are available for sale at this link.

Virtual School Information

  1. Device Collection- Virtual Students will have a drive-thru drop off May 25th, 4-6pm at the bus-rider entrance (Door 9) Students will need to turn off their passcode to the ipad and sign out of their Apple ID on the device prior to drop off.
  2. If you are having technology trouble, email our tech team at [email protected] 
  3. All students should be logged into Google classroom every day.  We ask parents to check Powerschool and help to encourage your child to log in to Google Classroom daily, and complete all assigned work. Powerschool may not have an accurate schedule. Here is the daily schedule for students.

Upcoming Dates:

May 19: Choir Concert

May 27: Last Student Day

Athletic Department:

Here is a link to GC Summer Camps

Any student who plans to participate in summer workouts, conditioning, open gym, etc, or who plans to participate in athletics during the 2021-22 school year, needs to turn in a new athletic physical.  The physical must be on the IHSAA athletic physical form and be dated on/after April 1, 2021.  If the physical meets these requirements, it will be valid for the entire 2021-22 school year.

Additionally, new RankOne online forms must be submitted for the 2021-22 school year.  Those forms will be available online within the next 7-10 days.School Counselors

Need assistance with a class?  We encourage you to reach out to your teachers if you need some help with a class. Other options might include:  

  • Math tutoring after school each Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30pm-4:30pm. 
  • Please reach out to your school counselor for a copy of the corporation tutoring list.  
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Ask Rose tutoring services 7pm.-10pm, Sunday through Thursday 1-877-275-7673 or
  • Indiana Retired Teachers Association, 1pm.-5pm., Tuesday through Thursday 1-877-457-8839

COVID-19 Information:

If your child is home sick or is a close contact, we have asked teachers to continue to have their live classes in google meet, when possible.  Make sure your child logs in from home for each class, according to their schedule. Some classes may just have simple instructions for the assignment, while others may be live for the whole period.  

Please remind your child the importance of washing hands and wearing a mask over his/her mouth and nose while at school.  We want to keep everyone safe and healthy.

If someone in your home is waiting for COVID test results, call our office and keep your child home until the results come back.

The COVID-19 Screening for Parents provided by the Indiana State Department of Health lists the following symptoms that will result in a student being sent home, or signal for a parent to keep a student home:

Temperature of 100 or chills

Sore throat

Runny nose


Cough or shortness of breath (especially new onset, uncontrolled cough)

Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain

Headache (particularly new onset of severe headache, especially with fever)

New loss of taste or smell

This list does not include all possible symptoms. Other symptoms

may be considered when determining when a student should stay home.

*If your child or someone in the household is waiting for test results, please do not send the children to school.

Should your student or someone in the household test positive for COVID-19, we ask that you notify us as soon as possible.

You may call the dedicated GC COVID-positive test result line at

(317) 477-4116 (this is a dedicated voicemail box and is not answered by school personnel) or email [email protected].

Please leave your student’s name, date of birth, date of test, and your

telephone number and email address. A GC nurse will be in contact with you as soon as possible following notification.

If you have a child who is quarantined (either as a close contact or someone who had the virus), please make sure they are engaging in their classes while they are gone. Everyone should log into their google classroom according to the daily schedule, when at home, unless they are too sick to work. 


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


Twitter- @GCJHS_principal

Facebook Greenfield Central Junior High School

Instagram– gc_jhs

PowerSchool App- Get up-to-date grades for your child, missing or incomplete assignments, attendance and school announcements.  Search for “PowerSchool Mobile” in your App Store.  Once you download the app, you can search by school or type in school code 3125.

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Dan Jack
PrincipalGreenfield Central Junior High SchoolTwitter: @GCJHS_principal

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