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School Closing – January 12, 2018

Greater Clark County Schools has been monitoring tomorrow’s weather forecast very closely for the past few days. The district has made the decision to close school on Friday, January 12th due to the predicted transition from rain to a sleet/snow mixture during the school day and the treacherous road conditions this may cause for our bus drivers, students and staff. …

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Preschool Application for 2018-2019 School Year Now Open

Thank you for your interest in Greater Clark County Schools Preschool Program! Greater Clark County Schools provides a preschool classroom in each of our elementary schools. In order to be eligible for preschool, your child must be 4 years of age by August 1, 2018. Children who are 5 on August 1, 2018 are not eligible for preschool. Please review the …

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Picasso on a Pole

Fifth grade students at Thomas Jefferson Elementary were invited by the City of Jeffersonville to participate in designing Picasso on a Pole light fixtures for the new Arts District near Spring Street in Jeffersonville. A power point presentation was given by Dawn Spyker, the city’s Art Facilitator, in October and the students spent the month of November working on their …

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January Menus

BREAKFAST Northaven, Parkwood, Pleasant Ridge, Spring Hill, Thomas Jefferson, and Wilson Bridgepoint, Maple, Utica, New Washington Elementary, Jonathan Jennings, Riverside Middle School High School LUNCH Elementary Middle School Charlestown High School Jeffersonville High School New Washington Middle/High School Clark County M/H School/Corden Porter School

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GCCS Begins Renovations

Greater Clark County Schools will celebrate the start of three school renovations today! A short program will be held at Charlestown Middle School at 1:00 p.m., River Valley Middle School at 2:00 p.m., and Northaven Elementary at 2:45 p.m. All three schools will undergo renovations thanks to the support of our community during the petition/remonstrance process this past spring. At …

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Facilities Tactic Team Chooses Downtown School Location

In August of this year, the district established a Facilities Tactic Team that was tasked with selecting the location of a new downtown Jeffersonville elementary school. A diverse group of community members, property and business owners, parents and educators have gathered monthly to share their voice and select the optimal downtown Jeffersonville site for an elementary school to serve Greater …

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Two GCCS Students Receive Lilly Scholarship

Congratulations to Thomas Beimrohr and Sarra Debbabi, both students at Jeffersonville High School, for being selected to receive the prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (LECS)! The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana awarded the the four-year full-tuition scholarship, along with a $900 yearly stipend for required books. Both students plan to attend Purdue University next fall.   The LECS is a …

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Indiana School Nurse Administrator of the Year

This year’s Indiana School Nurse Administrator of the Year says, “When I became a Nurse, I did not have a full understanding of the role and what it meant to be a nurse. Becoming a School Nurse and then onto Health Services Supervisor, I understand what they mean by “specialized practice”. She started pursuing a degree in nursing after getting …

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Silver Valor Award Recipient

On December 6th, the Board of School Trustees recognized the heroic efforts of Jeffersonville High School student and Air Force JROTC cadet Maria Teles. Cadet Teles’ quick action recently helped save a community member. While working at Dairy Queen, she was able to assist a customer who was choking by performing the Heimlich maneuver, along with another staff member. She …

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Jonathan Jennings (Blue) Wins Girls Basketball Tournament

Congratulations to the Jonathan Jennings Elementary Blue Team for winning the 2017 Girls’ Basketball Tournament! The team is coached by Jeff Farmer and Kathy Farmer. Team members include Kali Casey, Emma Grace, Brooke Jones, Isabella Logsdon, Makayla McElroy, Keila Perez, Kendra Sheehan, Audrey Slay, Aiden Stewart, Lyla Conway, Natalie-Grace Gagnon and Bianca White and managers include Rhiana Brading, Chesney Jackson …

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2018-2019 School Calendar

The Board of School Trustees has unanimously approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year. The district will transition back to a modified balanced calendar with one week breaks during the fall and spring. This calendar will allow for more student instructional time prior to state testing in the spring, as well as more days to complete facility improvements during …

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PESG Now Hiring

We are Hiring! PESG hires and manages all  substitutes for Greater Clark County Schools, including Substitute Teachers, Para Educators, Custodians and Food Service Workers. Please visit www.mypesg.com to apply. Or contact Melissa Whitehead, PESG District Specialist, at (812) 786-9396 or mwhitehead@mypesg.com

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Inclement Weather Transportation Plan

If weather and road conditions become bad enough to cause a change in the normal school schedule, one of the following plans below will be announced to the media on the morning in question. The district uses -10 degree wind chill as a starting point when considering a delay or closing of school due to temperature. The district’s status will …

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Elementary Girls Basketball Tournament

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson Elementary, Wilson Elementary and the Jonathan Jennings Elementary Blue and White Teams for qualifying for the 2017 Elementary Girls Basketball Tournament. Semi-final games will take place on Monday, December 4th at 5:30 p.m. (Jonathan Jennings Blue vs. White) and 6:50 p.m. (Thomas Jefferson vs. Wilson) at Charlestown High School. The final game will be held at …

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December Menus

BREAKFAST Northaven, Parkwood, Pleasant Ridge, Spring Hill, Thomas Jefferson, and Wilson Bridgepoint, Maple, Utica, New Washington Elementary, Jonathan Jennings, Riverside Middle School High School LUNCH Elementary Middle School Charlestown High School Jeffersonville High School New Washington Middle/High School Clark County M/H School/Corden Porter School

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The Academies of Greater Clark Parent Night

In our rapidly changing 21st century world, students need to be more prepared than ever in order to be successful after high school. Recognizing this, Greater Clark County Schools embarked on a partnership with Ford Next Generation Learning to establish The Academies of Greater Clark to ensure all of our students are college and career ready. The academy model will …

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JHS Academy Coach Receives Emerging Leader Award

On November 7th, the GCCS Board of School Trustees recognized Jeffersonville High School Academy Coach Jason Graves for being named the 2017 Emerging Leader by the Association for Talent Development Kentuckiana Chapter. The Association for Talent Development is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world. Congratulations Jason and …

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IDOE Dual Credit Ceremony

On November 6th, Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jennifer McCormick honored Indiana Schools, including Charlestown High School and Jeffersonville High School, at a Dual Credit Ceremony. The ceremony recognized schools that achieved a minimum of 30 percent success rate in providing students with access to and success in Dual Credit courses during the 2015-2016 school year. A total …

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