Cougar Connection

March 4, 2022

GCJHS News

1. SPRING BREAK will be here soon! All GCCSC schools will be closed March 14th - 25th.

2. The final day for Quarter 3 is Friday, March 11th. Report cards will be available in PowerSchool after April 1st @ 1:00 p.m.

3. VISION SCREENING: the health staff will be conducting required 8th grade vision screenings on Thursday, March 10. Students will be called down throughout the day in alphabetical groups. If they aren't able to screen all students, they will pick up again after spring break. The screenings will be in the wrestling room.

4. Our Scholastic Book Fair is NOW open in our Library. Find hundreds of books from new and favorite authors, popular series, cool posters and school supplies, not to mention fun! The Scholastic Book Fair is here from March 2nd to the 11th and everyone is invited!

Everyone’s invited to our Scholastic Book Fair Family Event! March 7th at 5:30pm, during the Orchestra Spring Event. Bring your whole family! There are plenty of new books for you AND them. For every $20 spent, you will receive ONE raffle ticket to enter to win a basket of free books from the Book Fair! Mark it on your calendar today: March 7th from 5:30pm-8:30pm.

Click here to access our Book Fair online.

6. Student iPads have an update available. If you can ask them to do this at home that would be GREAT!


  • Found at Settings / General / Software Updates.
  • This will take a total of 20-25 minutes and 15 of those minutes will be unusable.
  • If they cannot do the update, please submit a tech ticket to support@gcsc.k12.in.us and I will assist.

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

8. Cougar Cubs Preschool enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year will begin on February 1, 2022. There are now 2, 3, and 5 day options available at both locations. Cougar Cubs accepts CCDF vouchers, On My Way Pre-K vouchers, and the Build, Learn, Grow scholarship. To review more information about the program, please visit their website at cougarcubs.gcsc.k12.in.us

9. DC Trip - 8th graders attending the spring trip need to join the Google Classroom.

10. Do you have a Twitter account? Check #GCSC to see some of the GREAT things going on in our school district :) Feel free to post some ‘positive’ pics too.

11. Kindergarten Round Up dates are set at our four elementary schools. See the flyer below for details.


12. 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.

February Students of the Month (selected by staff :)


Hope Antle

Baylie Berg

Kolton Bonham

JaSaye Burgler

Nevaeh Carmichael

Aiden Colwell

Reese Cooksey

Lizzie Dotson

Isla Douglas

Ryder Gardner

Kayla Gilliatte

Violet Hunter-Ferguson

Natalie Jones

Eduar Marquez Licona

Emily Montgomery

Braylon Mumaugh

Kailer Norton

Aaliyah Penn

Canon Phelps

Deion Privett

Kallie Reagan

Max Robinett

Carolina Sanders

Kelsie Simmons

Jayden Smith

Madeline Upton

Kolbie Wensel

Jacob Whicker

Madison White

Matthew Wyand

National Junior Honor Society Inductees

The following students will be inducted on March 9th @ 7:00 p.m.


Baaba Amissah, Finnian Anderson, Julian Anderson, Katherine Antle, Jessie Bailey, Brooklyn Barnett, Christian Bates, Baylie Berg, Kolton Bonham, Jaxon Buechler, Kaylie Butler, Sam Campbell, Neveah Carmichael, Taylor Cooksey, Paige Cooper, Carson Crosby, Nicholas Dean, Chase DeBerry, Kensington Diefenderfer, Alyssa Dodds, Elizabeth Dotson, Shana Douglass, Adalynn Eakin, Isabella Earp, Landon Essex, Caroline Felver, Brooke Ferree, Lillye Fillebrown, Jason Findley, Elise Ford, Chaille Frye, Ava Gentry, Kate Gilkison, Lainie Good, Alayna Gustin, Colton Hall, Emma Hammelman, Addison Heacox, Brennan Jack, Garrett Jack, Katherine Jennings,Natalie Jones, Sophia Kemp, Janie Kingsbury, Josie Kinnaman, Chloe Kiser, Kaedynn Lashaway, Alexander Lawson, Baron Linder, Annastasia LIneback, Abigail Long, Blake Longere, Payton Mayberry, Anna McQueeney, Amelia Mies, Alexis Muegge, Tyler Mullen, Braylon Mumaugh, Matthew Nance, Huy Nguyen, Lauren Page, Jayden Pedigo, Colton Pettijohn, Harper Rahe, Henry Rahe, Ainsley Robinson, Madison Robinson, Mayrin Rodriguez, Alessandro Sanchez, Chase Scott, Samuel Sherman, Blake Simpson, Brayden Simpson, Bennett Singco, Kloe Slattery, Morgan Solhan, Bradley Streveler, Evan Teskey, Olivia Thompson, Cierra Watts, Jacob Welch, Kristen Wineinger, Jocelyn Winkle

FLYERS & MORE!

Scholastic Book Fair for GCJHS

Click the above link to see what books will be available. You can also place orders online :)

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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.

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Sports Calendar for GCJHS - Click here . . .

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