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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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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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Parent Connect – November 10, 2017

In this issue of Parent Connect : Happy Veterans Day Indiana Department of Education Dual Credit Ceremony Janet’s Planet Visits Maple Elementary JHS Academy Coach Receives Emerging Leader Award New Washington Elem. Principal Receives District PRIDE Award Thanksgiving Lunch Next Week

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Janet’s Planet at Maple Elementary

The Ogle Center at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany (Indiana) is presenting free performances for local students next week of Janet’s Planet as part of its Duke Energy Children & Family Series. Students will have the opportunity to explore the wonders of the solar system by traveling at the “speed of thought” in this interactive performance that takes young …

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November 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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Youth Science Summit 2017

Greater Clark County Schools is partnering with the Kentucky Science Center for our 2nd Annual Youth Science Summit to be held at Jeffersonville High School on Saturday, November 4th. The summit is open to middle and high school students. Register your child for a day-long Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) focused event that puts them on track to becoming …

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Fall Break Feeding Site

Greater Clark County Schools will offer an open feeding site during Fall Break (October 2nd-6th and October 9th-13th) at Maple Elementary School, located at 429 Division Street in Jeffersonville. Free meals will be served to anyone 18 years of age or younger. Breakfast will be served from from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and lunch 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. …

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