ON | Video Series

ON | is our weekly video series shining a spotlight on important news, events, and stories from around Greater Clark.

 

 

ON | Valedictorian / Salutatorian

    The district’s three high school Principals and Counselors, Administration and School Board are currently studying the transition from Valedictorian/Salutatorian awards to possibly honoring the top 10% (distinction) and top 5% (highest distinction) of a graduating class, beginning with the Class of 2020. Your voice is important to us! Loading…

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ON | Educational Foundation

The Educational Foundation enriches and supplements the educational opportunities afforded to students in Greater Clark schools. Founded in 1999, the Educational Foundation began as representatives appointed by board members and raise funds primarily through the sale of specialty license plates. Over the past seventeen years, as the Foundation has grown, so have the funds raised. Today the foundation raises thousands of dollars …

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ON | Northaven Elementary – IDOE Promising Practice

We are so proud of Northaven Elementary in Jeffersonville for being named one of only 200 Promising Practices in the entire state! Their World Fest event unites their school and community as well as fosters a sense of understanding within their NES family. Congratulations to Northaven Elementary and our English Language Learners Department for this fantastic recognition! To celebrate Indiana’s bicentennial, the Indiana …

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ON | Youth Conference on Global Citizenship

On August 11th, approximately 130 GCCS Advanced Placement seniors attended the Youth Conference on Global Citizenship at Indiana University Southeast. The event focused on globalization and international business, as well as human rights and included speakers from Cummins Engines, UPS, Zoeller International, Clariant Chemical and entrepreneur Bill Heinz who founded the non-profit Amazing Global Marketplace. The event was coordinated by …

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ON | Back to School Nights

All GCCSchools will be holding 2016 open houses for parents and students. Parents will have the opportunity to meet your child’s teachers as well tour the school.  Any questions concerning Back To School Night please contact the school. Elementary Schools –  Wednesday July 27 4pm-7pm High Schools – Tuesday July 26 4pm-7pm Middle Schools – Monday July 25 4pm-7pm New Washington Middle/High …

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ON | Teacher Visits July 23rd 10am – 2pm

GCCS staff members from our elementary, middle, and high schools will be making quick visits on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m to our incoming kindergarten, 6th grade, and 9th grade families. They will introduce themselves, share how excited they are to have our students attending their respective schools, and provide some information on the school district and our back-to-school …

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ON | Summer Food Program

To get your childs free breakfast and lunch, visit one of our participating locations throughout our district, including locations in Jeffersonville, Charlestown, Clarksville and New Washington.  Our program will start June 6th. We will serve breakfast from Eight to Nine a.m. and lunch from eleven thirty to twelve thirty Monday through Friday  .  Please check our website for more details …

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ON | First Annual GCCS Job Fair

Greater Clark County Schools and Work One are proud to be working together to bring our community a job fair featuring more than 50 local employers. This event, sponsored by the GCCS Educational Foundation, will bring together employers from around our region at Jeffersonville High School on Monday, May 23 from 4-7pm.

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ON |Chromebook Information

Three items to return Samsung Chromebook Chromebook Charger Chromebook carrying case Chromebook Collection Dates School Date Bridgepoint Elementary Monday, May 23 Jonathan Jennings Elementary Thursday, May 19 Maple Elementary New Washington Elementary Tuesday, May 24 Northaven Elementary Wednesday, May 25 Parkwood Elementary Friday, May 20 Pleasant Ridge Elementary Monday, May 23 Riverside Elementary Spring Hill Elementary Monday, May 23 Thomas …

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ON | Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Jeffersonville High School Theatre Department will attend the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city. JHS received the nomination based on the quality of shows produced within the past five years. In addition to theatrical excellence, nominations are also based on special recognitions and awards, technical ability, recommendations and community involvement.

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ON | GCCS Mobile App

ON, Greater Clark’s weekly video update, highlights district initiatives, events, students, employees and more! Communication is vital to the school district, parent and student relationship and Greater Clark County Schools is excited to announce that our mobile app is now available! This app will enable our parents, staff and students to connect with the district in real-time, at their own …

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ON | Champions for Children 2016

The GCCS Educational Foundation and the Jeffersonville F.O.P. Lodge #100 will host “Champions for Children” on Thursday, April 21 at Kye’s II in Jeffersonville. This year’s main sponsor of the event, the Jeffersonville Fraternal Order of Police, shared with the district their desire to be part of the event this year, recognizing the many contributions of Greater Clark staff who, …

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ON | Camp Kindergarten 2016

WEDNESDAY APRIL 13, 2016 Greater Clark County Schools will offer kindergarten during the 2016-2017 school year at no cost to parents/guardians (does not apply to textbook rental fee). Greater Clark County Schools will host Camp Kindergarten at all twelve elementary schools.

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ON | Disability Awareness Month

ON, Greater Clark’s weekly video update, highlights district initiatives, events, students, employees and more! Each March, Disability Awareness Month is celebrated throughout Indiana. Given that adults and children with disabilities represent slightly more than 19 percent of Indiana’s population, disability awareness is important for all of us. Led by the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities, the goal of …

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ON | GCCS Pre-School Program

ON, Greater Clark’s weekly video update, highlights district initiatives, events, students, employees and more! Greater Clark County Schools’ preschool program is present in every elementary school and serves children with special needs and children from low income house-holds that are eligible for the Early Education Matching Funds Grant. There are also a limited number of preschool slots available for other …

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ON | Radio Broadcasting

ON, Greater Clark’s weekly video update, highlights district initiatives, events, students, employees and more! In 2014, Greater Clark County Schools began its pursuit of radio frequencies for both Jeffersonville and Charlestown through a process initiative by the Federal Communications Commission. The district applied for frequencies in both locations and secured its own license for Jeffersonville High School, and through an …

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ON | 1:1 Equity + Access

ON, Greater Clark’s weekly video update, highlights district initiatives, events, students, employees and more! The Board of School Trustees recently approved the transition from the Samsung Chromebook to the HP Chromebook 11 G4 for student devices. The transition will occur prior to the start of the 2016-17 school year. Watch today’s ON episode to see how teachers are utilizing devices …

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ON | IVY Tech STEM Trailer

Ivy Tech Community College is a proud partner with Greater Clark County Schools and our College and Career Readiness initiative. Ivy Tech Community College’s STEM Trailer visit-ed River Valley Middle School on Friday, February 5. STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing, is a key component of the district’s CCR initiative. Students had the opportunity to spend time …

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ON | Accountability Grades

The Indiana Department of Education released the 2015 school accountability grades on Tuesday, January 26. A grade reflects each school’s and the district’s most recent academic performance on the state’s standardized tests (ISTEP and ECA) and other high school indicators of success (Graduation Rate and College & Career Readiness). These grades take into account student performance and student growth. While …

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