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Voice Your Opinion: Charlestown Elementary Schools Reconfiguration

In an effort to promote an even stronger sense of community and more diverse programming options to better meet the needs of our students in the Charlestown Elementary Schools, the school communities of Jonathan Jennings Elementary School and Pleasant Ridge Elementary School are exploring reconfiguration options that will provide equitable opportunities for all Charlestown students to develop the whole child …

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November 2016 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

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Skill UP Indiana! Grant

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has awarded 12 industry-led regional partnerships nearly $7.7 million during the second cycle of the Skill UP Indiana! grant program. The program provides funding to develop training and education programs that align with local employer needs. Awardees will use grant funds to equip Hoosiers with the skills necessary to fill the one million …

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Utica Elementary Pennies for Patients 2016

Utica kicked off their campaign to raise $1,500 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Pennies for Patients program. LLS is the world’s largest non-profit health organization dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers.  Our Student Series’ Pennies for Patients program helps raise money to fund research for therapies that save the lives of blood cancer patients.  By participating in Pennies …

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GCCS Educational Foundation’s Golf Fore Kids 2016

The 16th Annual GCCS Educational Foundation’s Golf Fore Kids presented by Insulated Roofing Contractors and supported by many generous partners including the Jeffersonville Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #100 was a huge success! Our 84 golfers and twelve volunteers enjoyed beautiful weather and a great day at Elk Run golf course in Jeffersonville. The GCCS Educational Foundation raised over $50,000 …

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JHS Theatre Presents – “Bring it On: The Musical”

For two nights only, the Jeffersonville High School Theatre Department will perform Bring It On: The Musical, music co-written by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda! JHS Theatre is an international and nationally ranked theatre program. This award winning department has just made its way back from performing at the 2016 Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland! Now, JHS Theatre is proud to present …

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October 2016 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

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Family Tip Sheet

Common Sense Media has built a database of Family Tip Sheets to help you guide your student and teach them how to be safe in the digital world. As part of our Digital Citizenship program, we will be using more in depth lessons to educate our students in class about these topics, but these resources are great easy to read overviews …

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3, 2, 1 Read

GCCSchools is proud to partner with Communities in Schools of Clark County to bring the 3, 2, 1 Read program to our young learners! The program matches a community volunteer with a struggling reader for a one-on-one weekly session of reading to and with the student.  Each week the youngster is given a new book to enlarge the student’s personal …

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JHS Student Named National Merit Semi-Finalist

Congratulations to Jeffersonville High School senior Robert Andrew Gustafson for being one of three students from Southern Indiana selected as a 2017 National Merit Semi-Finalist. Andrew was selected from approximately 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program when they took the Pre-SAT last year and received the highest scores in the state. Andrew will now submit …

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REMINDER – Fall Intersession

Fall Intersession will be held  October 3-7. 2016 . Parents have been notified by receiving a letter from their child’s school if their child needs to attend Intersession. Where will Intersession be held? Fall Intersession will be hosted at the following locations for the specified students: Students from Parkwood Elementary– Parkwood Elementary   Students from Northaven Elementary, Spring Hill Elementary, Thomas Jefferson Elementary, …

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Message from Superintendent – PVMS & RVMS Social Media Threat

  “Good morning, this is Andy Melin, superintendent of the Greater Clark County Schools.  I need to inform our Parkview and River Valley families of a social media threat posted late last night that was concerning enough for us to involve the Jeffersonville Police Department.  We want to assure all of our Parkview and River Valley families and staff members that …

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Indiana GEAR UP Grant

A multimillion dollar federal grant awarded to Purdue University and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE) will help more Indiana students stay on track from middle school to postsecondary education. The statewide effort aims to strengthen academic preparation, college readiness and career guidance with a special focus on students in Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program. The Gaining Early Awareness and …

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JHS Student Receives St. James’ Art Show Scholarship

Jeff High’s very own Kelci Bastin will receive one of the nine St. James’ Art Show’s scholarships for high school seniors. The High School Scholarship Competition is modeled after the professional jury process used for the official St. James Court Art Show.  A Jury panel of professional working artists is hired to review each portfolio.  The annual competition is open to …

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GCCS Nutrition Services/Charlestown H.S. an IDOE Best Practice

Students helped prepare food for the lunch service and were charged with designing a display plate. Students were surveyed about new food options on the cafeteria line and that feedback was used to make menu planning changes. The students also helped promote menu changes by creating a video featuring newly available food options. The inaugural Iron Chef Competition involved students …

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1st Annual Sugar Skull Shake, Shake!

The City of Jeffersonville and the Public Arts Commission will host the 1st Annual Sugar Skull Shake, Shake on Saturday, October 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville.   Middle schoolers for scale. #calavera #diadelosmuertos #sugarskullshake A photo posted by GCCSchools (@gccschools) on Sep 14, 2016 at 7:30am PDT   The Sugar Skull …

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