Thursday, September 18

News

Fall Intersession Information 2014

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Fall Intersession will be held Monday, October 6 to Friday, October 10. Parents have been notified at parent/teacher conferences OR will receive a letter in the mail if their child needs to attend Intersession.  Why does my child have to attend Intersession?  Greater Clark County Schools’ daily priority is to provide the best education possible for our students. Our staff works ... Read More »

Board Meeting – September 17

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The Greater Clark County Schools Board of Trustees will hold the following board meetings at Parkview Middle School, 748 Spicewood Drive, Jeffersonville, Indiana, on Tuesday, September 17, 2014. Executive Session (5:00 PM) - not open to the public Public Hearing (7:00 PM) – open to the public Regular Meeting (7:15 PM) – open to the public Click here to view the agenda. Read More »

Parent Connect September 12, 2014

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This special edition of Parent Connect is devoted to answering your questions about Intersession, which will be held from Monday, October 6 to Friday, October 10. Parents have been notified at parent/teacher conferences OR will receive a letter in the mail if their child needs to attend Intersession. Read More »

Parkview House Kickoff

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On August 15th Parkview Middle School kicked off their new House initiative with activities and games all underlined by the idea of building a better community. The Houses will meet periodically throughout the school year. In the first meeting they will decide on a crest and quote for their house along with selecting a community service project for the year.       Read More »

School Messenger Notification System

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Greater Clark County Schools utilizes School Messenger, a quick alert messaging service, to communicate weather related closures/delays, emergencies, attendance, and general communications such as important school announcements or events. One feature of School Messenger is the ability to send text message alerts. In order to participate in the text message service, you must indicate your willingness to receive text messages ... Read More »

3rd Grade Chromebook Rollout

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Chromebooks are being rolled out to 3rd graders across the district! This week, third graders across the district will be using their Chromebooks for the first time. For information about your school’s scheduled rollout visit your school’s site or contact your school for more details.       Read More »

Riverside Elementary Back to School Picnic

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On August 28, Riverside Elementary held their “Aim for Excellence” Back to School Picnic. The event was a huge success thanks to the parents, community, and local businesses including Chuck E. Cheese, News and Tribune, Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville Fire Department, Oak Park Conservancy and many more! Also, a big thank you to the Jeffersonville High School boys’ soccer team ... Read More »

Parkview Middle School NJHS Volunteers at the Humane Society

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Members of the Parkview Middle School National Junior Honor Society recently volunteered at the Clark CountyHumane Society.Students collected old newspapers and made dog/cat toys which were donated to the organization. Students earned one hour of community service for volunteering at the organization. All members are required to obtain ten service hours. The Parkview Middle School NJHS will be working on ... Read More »

Student Health Clinics Coming to GCCS

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In an effort to improve student attendance, student health clinics will be opened and operated at both high schools on or around October 20, 2014. Nurse practitioners will provide general health care services normally provided by a nurse practitioner to  students enrolled in Greater Clark County Schools. Any health matter outside the scope of the nurse practitioner’s skills will be ... Read More »

2015 Graduation Dates

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Friday, June 12, 2015 – New Washington High School  7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2015 – Jeffersonville High School 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 13, 2015 – Charlestown High School 1:00 p.m. Read More »

Parent Teacher Conferences

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Mark your calendar! Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held in September. Parents are encouraged to attend these conferences to discuss their child’s progress. Please contact your child’s school if you have questions. Middle school conferences – Tuesday, September 9 High school conferences – Wednesday, September 10 Elementary school conferences – Thursday, September 11 Read More »

“Golf Fore Kids” Charity Scramble

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Supported by the GCCS Educational Foundation, Greater Clark County Schools administers an ACT test to students beginning in the eighth grade. ACT has developed a series of tests that predicates college success and provides comparison statistics to assist students in coursework to improve their chances for a high ACT score. This assessment system creates an opportunity for teachers to know ... Read More »

Northaven Elementary “PRIDE” Kick-off Event

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On August 8, Northaven Elementary held their PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Support) kick-off with a school-wide event featuring “Minute to Win It” games. This event provided a fun and festive atmosphere for introducing the new “PRIDE” initiative to students, with August focusing on the trait of Persistence. The district has combined PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Support) and CCR (College ... Read More »

My Big Campus Parent Portal Accounts

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My Big Campus is a safe social-learning platform for your students to access online assignments, file storage, calendar, messaging, resources and collaborate to make learning engaging and fun. Parents will see an activity feed that includes school and group announcements, and upcoming events. Parents will be able to message their students and school staff, and can see their students’ schoolwork ... Read More »

Jeffersonville High School Holds “PRIDE” Kick-Off Event

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On August 1, Jeffersonville High School held their PRIDE kick-off with a special performance by the Juice Box Heroes! The district has combined PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Support) and CCR (College and Career Readiness) skills to develop our “PRIDE” slogan for students. Persistence – persevere through challenges, problem solve; Respectfulness – access and serve others, possess a positive attitude, ... Read More »

GCCS Safety Procedures

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Greater Clark County Schools’ top priority is the safety of our students and staff and it’s important for parents to understand that the district continually works to ensure safety during the school day. New safety measures were implemented approximately two years ago and these measures will continue. If you plan to visit your child’s school during the school day, you ... Read More »

Spring Hill Elementary Online Daily Announcements

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Spring Hill will begin each school day with the SHES-TV Show. Students will recite the Pledge of Allegiance, sing their Kindness Pledge, announce students and staff birthdays, celebrate special student achievements and recognize the accomplishments of SHES. The TV Show will give a positive start to the day and help to build a sense of community among students and staff. Click ... Read More »

Students at Four Schools to Receive Free Meals

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Clark County Middle/High School, Corden Porter School, Maple Elementary, and Spring Hill Elementary have been approved for the Community Eligibility Program (CEP). CEP provides an alternative approach for offering school meals to local educational agencies (LEA) and schools in low income areas, instead of collecting individual appli-cations for free and reduced price meals. CEP allows schools that predominantly serve low-income ... Read More »