Weekly Update June 2, 2023
2023 GLHS Graduation Ceremony Highlights
We are so proud of the newest Gahanna Lincoln High School graduates. Check out some of the highlights from the GLHS Graduation Ceremony!
We want to hear from you!
Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools (GJPS) is developing a comprehensive three-year strategic plan. To assist in these efforts, we are conducting listening sessions and deploying an electronic survey among staff, students, alumni, parents, guardians, board members, and community stakeholders.
You are invited to participate in a listening session and/or electronic survey. The objective of these sessions is to gather input (feelings, thoughts, and ideas) from a wide range of GJPS stakeholders.
The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Click the following link to complete the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8TFT8LX by Friday, June 9.
LISTENING SESSION PARTICIPATION
Participation in the listening sessions will take 45 minutes and be conducted via Zoom at various times from June 14 - June 30. Click on the following link to sign up for a listening session: https://calendly.com/redcon
Join us for Conversation... and Coffee
Join us at Tim Hortons on Agler Road on Wednesday, June 7 at 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. for Coffee and Conversation!
Join Us: GJPS Job Fair
You Are Invited..And Bring a Friend!
Learn about opportunities for employment with Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools at our Support Staff Job Fair. You will learn about positions ranging from secretary work to cafeteria help, interview on-site and have an opportunity for on-the-spot hiring.
No appointment necessary. Check out the flyer below for more information.
GJPS Job Fair
June 15, 2023
Noon - 2:30 p.m.
380 Granville Street
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
GJPS Summer Learning Tools
A few of our digital resources will be available to GJPS students all summer long! See below for more information about the tools and access. Students can access the resources using their school login for Classlink at https://launchpad.classlink.com/gahanna
Families can find a list of the GJPS Summer Learning Tools on the NEWS page of our GJPS webpage.
GJPS Summer Learning Tools (PDF)
Summer Reading Challenge
Columbus Metropolitan Library Reading Program
Starts Thursday, June 1
Read 15 minutes a day to earn prizes!
Plus earn entries into raffles for even more prizes!
3 Ways to Sign Up Starting June 1
- Visit any Columbus Metropolitan Library location
- Beginning on Thursday, June 1, 2023, you can register for the summer program online.
- Download the Beanstack app from the App Store and Google Play
Phase Two Projects
Building Pride for Our Future
In November 2020, voters in the Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools district approved a bond and operating levy to fund Phase Two of the GJPS Master Facilities Plan.
Phase Two of the Master Facilities Plan Includes:
- Additions and renovations to High Point and Blacklick Elementary
- Additions and renovations to Middle School East
- New Lincoln High School on current site
BinaxNOW At-Home Rapid Test Kits Available for Symptomatic Students and Staff
BinaxNOW At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits are currently available for students and staff currently enrolled in GJPS schools who are EXHIBITING SYMPTOMS of COVID-19.
REQUEST FORM MUST BE COMPLETED IN ADVANCE
While supplies last, you may request kits for:
The number of students you have enrolled in Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools in your household who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
The number of GJPS staff in your household who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
A confirmation email will not be sent.
PLEASE WEAR A MASK WHEN PICKING UP A RAPID TEST AT THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
PICK UP TIMES AND LOCATION
After completing a Rapid Test Kit Request Form, kits are available for pick up at:
GJPS Administration Building
160 S. Hamilton Road
Please ring the bell inside the front door for service.
While Supplies Last
Monday - Friday
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
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Sign Up For the GJPS Weekly District Newsletter
The newsletter you are reading (the GJPS NEWS TO KNOW District Newsletter) is emailed to our families and GJPS community on most Friday afternoons.
(Psssst, families of current GJPS students already receive this newsletter, so there is no need to sign up again, but please share with a friend who does not receive it.)
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