Wednesday, January 28

News

Board Meeting – Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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The Greater Clark County Schools Board of Trustees will hold the following board meetings at The Administration Building, 2112 Utica Sellersburg Road, Jeffersonville, Indiana, on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Executive Session (6:00 PM) – not open to the public Board of Finance Meeting (7:00 PM) – open to the public Special Meeting (7:05 PM) – open to the public Click here to ... Read More »

MLK Day & Presidents Day

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Greater Clark County Schools will be closed on Monday, January 19 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Schools will be in session on Presidents Day (Monday, February 16) and used as a snow make-up day. Read More »

School Board Members Take Oath of Office

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The Board of School Trustees held their regular meeting on Tuesday, January 6 and three members took the oath of office. Mark Pavey and Nancy Kraft retained their seats in Districts 3 and 4, respectively. Teresa Zollman was elected to represent District 2. At the meeting, the Board of School Trustees also held their reorganization for 2015. Mark Pavey will ... Read More »

Three GCCS Elementary Schools Nominated as Distinguished Title 1 Schools

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On January 6, the Board of School Trustees recognized Maple Elementary Principal Amber Cook, Northaven Elementary Principal Tonja Brading, and Wilson Elementary Principal April Holder. Their schools were selected as candidates for the Indiana Department of Education’s Title I Distinguished Schools Recognition Program. These schools were selected as candidates for the way they demonstrate a wide array of strengths, including ... Read More »

Charlestown Middle School Named PBIS Model Site

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The Board of School Trustees recognized staff members from Charlestown Middle School for being one of six schools in Indiana selected as a model site for PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports). PBIS is a systems change method that promotes positive behaviors in students. Strategies are developed that manage student behavior in classroom settings and outside the class-room. It’s an ... Read More »

Reminder – School in Session on Presidents’ Day

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Due to inclement weather, Greater Clark County Schools closed schools on Monday, November 17, 2014. School will be in session on Monday, February 16 and used as a snow make-up day. Schools will be closed on Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Read More »

Universal Kindergarten High Ability Assessment

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Over the course of the second semester, Greater Clark County Schools will be conducting universal screening and testing of kindergarten students for high ability. As guided by the Indiana Department of Education, the district will use the CogAT, a culturally unbiased, pictorial-based aptitude measure, and NWEA, a culturally unbiased achievement measure. These tests will be administered by licensed school personnel ... Read More »

Bridging Week 2015

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Greater Clark County Schools focuses on college and career readiness by offering our students a one-to-one computer initiative in grades 3-12, accelerated math offerings at the middle school level, a nationally recognized Advanced Placement program, a fully funded ACT college testing program beginning in eighth grade, extensive dual credit program, licensed teachers for special areas, award winning fine arts program, ... Read More »

Jeffersonville High School Winter Fantasy 2014

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The Jeffersonville High School Band and Choral Departments will be collaborating again this season as they present Winter Fantasy 2014. This holiday spectacular will be entertaining for all ages as it includes 300+ musicians performing traditional carols, holiday standards and modern selections celebrating the winter season. An exuberant performance of G.F. Handel’s Hallelujah will showcase the musical talents and skills of ... Read More »

Charlestown Teacher Named IMEA Educator of the Year

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »