Thursday, November 27


Charlestown Teacher Named IMEA Educator of the Year


Congratulations to Charlestown music teacher Nate Hayden for being selected as the recipient of this year’s Middle School/Junior High School Educator of the Year from the Indiana Music Education Association (IMEA)! Indiana Music Education Association (IMEA) is a not-for-profit professional membership organization for music teachers, kindergarten through collegiate levels. Membership is currently around 1100 active teachers, with approximately 100 retired ... Read More »

Walnut Ridge Ornament Contest Winner


Earlier this year, Walnut Ridge Nursery and Garden Center in Jeffersonville sponsored its 9th annual Children’s Ornament Art Contest. Local children submitted drawings for chance to have their artwork on the 2014 Jeffersonville Christmas Ornament. Bridgepoint Elementary student Gabby Taylor won the contest and her artwork has been produced on glass ornaments that are currently on sale at Walnut Ridge ... Read More »

Speak Up Survey


Survey Open Until December 19, 2014 Speak Up, a national online research project facilitated by Project Tomorrow®, gives individuals the opportunity to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly concerning 21st century education and technology. Each year, findings are summarized and shared with national and state policy makers. This survey can be taken by students, parents, educators, and community ... Read More »

GCCS 2 Hour Delay November 18


The Greater Clark County Schools will be on a two-hour delay schedule today – Tuesday, November 18. There will be no morning pre-school and no morning Prosser.  TWO HOUR DELAY Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Read More »

Nine GCCS Schools Receive “A” Rating from IDOE


On November 5, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) released the A-F accountability report card for schools in the state. Greater Clark County Schools is excited that we had nine schools receive an “A” letter grade from the IDOE. Congratulations to Charlestown High School, Jonathan Jennings Elementary, Maple Elementary, New Washington Elementary, Northaven Elementary, Pleasant Ridge Elementary, Riverside Elementary, Utica ... Read More »

CHS Theater Presents John Lennon and Me


The Charlestown High School Theater Department is proud to bring the award winning play John Lennon and Me, by Cherie Bennett, to the stage on Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8. Audiences will be invited to fall in love with STAR, the ultimate Beatles fan, in her latest stay at the Heart House, a hospital for kids and teens. ... Read More »

Severe Weather Transportation Plan 2014-15


  Cold Weather Hot Line A School Messenger notification will be sent regarding a delay or closing of school during inclement weather by 6:00 a.m. In the event that school is delayed and weather conditions deteriorate, an announcement to close schools will be made by 7:30 a.m. A recorded message will also be available at 288-4802 extension 501. Transportation During ... Read More »

Student Health Clinics


Clark Memorial Hospital and Clark Physician Group, LLC, are excited about the opportunity to collaborate with Greater Clark County Schools to provide limited health care services performed by a Nurse Practitioner to the students enrolled in the school system. A Nurse Practitioner will be available when school is in session at Jeffersonville (appointments scheduled 7:40-2:00) and Charlestown High Schools (appointments ... Read More »

Report Cards | First Quarter 2014-2015


Greater Clark County Schools’ student information system, PowerSchool, ensures data is exchanged in real time and as a result delivers the most current information available on a student.  When teachers enter grades, the data is immediately available to the school, district office, and parents. The first quarter of the 2014-15 school year comes to an end on October 3 and ... Read More »

Work Ethic Certification


Greater Clark County Schools’ College & Career Readiness (CCR) initiative began with the development of the district’s strategic plan by a committee of over seventy stakeholders. The stakeholders identified college and career readiness as a goal: “By 2018, Greater Clark County Schools’ graduation rate will meet or exceed the state goal and ensure all graduates are accepted to post-secondary education ... Read More »

Fall Intersession Reminder


Greater Clark County Schools will be closed for two weeks in October for Fall Break. However, the first week of the break (Intersession week October 6-10) will be used to provide twenty (20) additional hours of instruction to students who are at risk of being retained. It’s important for parents to understand that Intersession is not a punishment for their ... Read More »

Theatre Students Play Crucial Role in Emergency Response Drill


On September 23, theater students from Charlestown High School and Jeffersonville High used their talents to help local first responders perform their jobs well by playing the role of “victim” for the Local Emergency Response Planning Committee training scenario. The full scale drill involved first responders from the Jeffersonville Fire Department, Jeffersonville Police Department, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, local EMS, ... Read More »

Naviance Family Connection


Naviance is a college and career readiness software that helps connect academic achievement to post-secondary goals. The software empowers students and families to connect learning with life. The service will provide Greater Clark with the information needed to help students better prepare for life after high school. It also allows students to create a plan for their future by helping them ... Read More »