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GCJHS - April 4, 2022


1. ILEARN testing dates - April 12th and the week of April 18th-22nd. We ask that you not schedule any appointments for your students on these dates . . . . it will help them finish their tests with their classmates.

2. SPRING STUDENT PICTURES: Mark your calendars for April 22nd. We will share more information as we get closer to the date.

3. Spring Sports . . . Important details for Physical Night:
- Date: Thursday, April 14th
- Cost: $25 (will accept credit card, cash and checks) by appointment only using the link to Signup Genius - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49adae28a0fec25-gcphysical1

Paperwork needed:
  • Parental Consent (completed and signed)
  • IHSAA Pre Participation Physical form (history portion filled out before appointment)

- If your student-athlete has tested positive for COVID 19 in the last 6 months then your doctor will do a more comprehensive evaluation and a "Return to Play" clearance will be given. If your student-athlete has already had the cardiac exam and has a "Return to Play" clearance, please bring a copy with you.

- Please show up 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment.

Below is information and paperwork that you will need for GC Physical Night.

4. The GCJH Athletic Department is clearing out some old uniforms and apparel. Items are available for students to purchase for $3 or $5. Students must complete this Google Form (​​https://forms.gle/RQFAwxNjF1gpvSRx6) for each item they wish to purchase. Everything is first come, first served. Money must be collected before the items will be distributed. The form includes pictures of each item available for purchase, as well as sizes/quantities of each item.

5. There is a Spring Bazaar going on at G-CHS on April 9th. Check out the flyer below for more information.

6. A SHARING TABLE will be added to our cafeteria beginning April 4th. Students may place unwanted cafeteria food items (unopened packages only) on this table. Students may also take items from the table to eat during that lunch period. Food that is not eaten that day will be donated to a local food pantry.

7. Ivy Tech Community College - Anderson and Hancock Regional Health are inviting you to be a part of our Get to Know Us Community Event. The community event will take place on Wednesday, April 20th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Hancock Wellness Center at Healthway Park. Don’t miss out on FREE food from Karma’s Kitchen, live music from Magnolia Soul and all things Ivy Tech.

Hancock Wellness Center at Healthway Park

4055 S. Roy Wilson Way

New Palestine, IN 46163

As a member of the Hancock County Community, Ivy Tech Community College – Anderson wants to ensure you are aware of the educational opportunities and pathways available to you. Through this event, you can engage and learn more with representatives from our academic programs, admissions and enrollment team, Career Coaching & Employer Connections team, and Foundation. We will also have our state-of-the-art STEM Mobile onsite. Tours will be offered throughout the event to explore the experiences on the STEM Mobile.

If you would like to RSVP click here. Do you have questions? Please email Anderson-ccec@ivytech.edu! We look forward to seeing you April 20th.

8. A presale continues for 2021-2022 Yearbooks: The cost is $25 before April 11th and then $30 after After 11th. Click here to order.

​​9. The Hancock County Children’s Theater is currently accepting applications for their summer program. If your child is interested in acting, singing, dancing, art, or theater tech, be sure to turn in an application. Go to hancockcountychildrenstheater.org and fill out an application.

10. Last weekend the ISSMA (Indiana State School Music Association) JME (Junior/Middle/Elementary) Organization Festival. GCJHS was serving as hosts for approximately 30 Bands, Choirs and Orchestras from around the state, coming from as far as Bloomington, Plymouth, Muncie and Switzerland (county, that is). This was the State evaluation for these groups. It is much like a normal concert, the difference being that three adjudicators will evaluate their performance.

11. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Please take a moment to celebrate the great work of our staff who were chosen by their colleagues to honor with the following recognitions. Each is truly most deserving of this honor.

Teacher of the Year: Lindsey Cary

Peer Appreciation-Classified: Nancy Mason

Peer Appreciation-Certified: Jeff Sincroft

Athletic Clearance Sale!

Click above to access the form. Items are available for students to purchase for $3 or $5. for each item they wish to purchase. Everything is first come, first served. Money must be collected before the items will be distributed.

Picture by Carley Cavaletto

picture by Carley Cavaletto

Fun Facts and Crafts by Anna Lineback

National Library Week

•The largest private collection of books consists of 1.5 million books

•The longest sentence ever printed is 823 words

•According to the Guinness World Records, the largest book in the world weighs over 3,000 lb

•The world’s largest fine for an overdue library book stands at $345.14

•J.K. Rowling’s original Harry Potter pitch was rejected by 12 different publishers before Bloomsbury accepted it

•If you read regularly, you’re two and a half times less likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

•A book that purifies water, The Drinkable Book, is printed on filter paper capable of killing deadly waterborne bacteria

•John Steinbeck’s dog ate the original manuscript for Of Mice and Men

•There are “human libraries” around the world where you can check-out humans as a living book and listen to their unique life stories

•Bibliophilia or bibliophilism is the love of books. If you’re a bibliophile to the extreme, you might suffer from abibliophobia, the fear of running out of something to read.

Random Meme . . . by Gabe :)

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Changes coming to G-CHS

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Sports Calendar for GCJHS - Click here . . .

This calendar shows ALL of the current sports events scheduled for our school.

Click here for FREE COVID test kits mailed to your home

Every U.S. household can receive 4 FREE rapid Home COVID-19 test kits.

PSAT 8/9 Scores are NOW available . . .

PSAT 8/9 scores are now available for 8th grade students who took the assessment in December. Parents and students can access score reports by creating a student account with College Board. To get started, use this link: https://account.collegeboard.org/login/signUp.

    1. Select “I’m a student”

    2. Using the student’s information, fill in the boxes in the “General Information” section. The student’s G-C email address can be used when required. It is the student’s ID number “@students.gcsc.k12.in.us.”

    3. Create a username and password and provide the account security questions/answers.

    4. Provide the required parent information.

    5. Once the account is established, and you’ve logged in, click on the student’s name at the top of the screen. Then select “PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 scores”

    6. In the “Score Overview” and “Score Details” areas of the site, you can see the student’s overall score (range of 240-1440), their percentile compared to other students who took the assessment, and their individual scores for reading/writing and math.

Please contact Mr. Sincroft (jsincroft@gcsc.k12.in.us) if you have questions about how to access your student’s scores.

Flyers & More!