At the board meeting last night (11/15), three of the Greene County Community School District board members finished their terms as active members. Doctor Steve Karber (right) and Catherine Wilson (left) served on the school board from 2017 - 2021 and Mike Denhardt (middle) served from 2016 - 2021. These board members were instrumental in positively guiding the district through many different challenges including the new construction projects and the COVID-19 pandemic. Greene County Community School District is very thankful for their efforts, ideas, and accomplishments. Thank you for your service, Steve, Catherine, and Mike!
Greene County Community School will be holding the monthly board meeting at the admin building (101 Ram Drive, Jefferson, IA) this evening beginning at 5:15 PM. The public is welcome to attend. The event will also be livestreamed on YouTube and can be viewed using the link below. The meeting agenda can be viewed on the GCCSD Board of Education page under the Links header. GCCSD Board Meeting YouTube Livestream Link: https://youtu.be/qQFOleLCp-o Board Meeting Agendas: https://www.gccsd.k12.ia.us/page/board-home
Please use the link below to view information about trimester testing for high school students on Monday and Tuesday, November 15th & 16th. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qpLHACys54GbPOYK-cntI5MMbcnTUnRWiWaJahHKJIM/edit?usp=sharing
Senior parents/guardians, don't forget that Iowa Central Community College will be at the high school this Thursday, November 11th from 4-7! Use the Career Academy entrance on the North side of the building. Stop in and have questions answered about college and get help completing the FAFSA. This is open to all seniors. If planning to complete the FAFSA, please bring a copy of last year's taxes. Contact Allison Wenck (email@example.com) with any questions.
Mark Nov 12 & 13 on your calendar. GCHS presents "The High Schooler's guide to the Galaxy." 7pm, HS auditorium. Tickets available at the door!
GCCSD partners with the Food Bank of Iowa to provide food products for our students and families. Food pantry items are sent home in student backpacks on Fridays. We strive to provide items to create a meal and/or supplement the home's pantry. All students are eligible to receive pantry items. Please complete the brief form if you are interested in participating. https://forms.gle/9EPaMpBGNP7A5TJK7
Iowa Central Community College will be at the high school on Thursday, November 11th from 4-7 PM for a Triton Tour. Students and parents are welcome to attend to learn more about Iowa Central and the programs they offer, schedule a tour, get help filing the FAFSA or applying to the college, or to ask questions about Iowa Central or other colleges around the area. Contact Allison Wenck (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
All-State music auditions were held on Saturday, Oct. 23rd, at 6 sites around the state. Greene County students went to Atlantic to audition. Ten students auditioned for the all-state choir, and results are as follows: Kierstin Purdie, Ava Schilling, Olivia Hoyt, Gavin VanderLinden and Brianna Blasnitz were accepted into the choir. Daniele Madsen and Wyatt Villebro were both recalled and Daniele was chosen as a first alternate. These 5 students will participate in the 75th Iowa All-State Festival Nov. 18-20 in Ames. Being selected to an all-state ensemble is the highest honor attainable for a high school musician.
Today's Greene County High School Esports match will be livestreamed on the GCCSD Esports YouTube channel. Tune in this afternoon at 4:00 to watch the Esports team compete against Roland Story High School while playing Rainbow 6 Siege. Use the link below to watch the stream. GCCSD Esports YouTube Stream: https://youtu.be/XcOiZIVHdZg
Greene County Community School will be holding the monthly board meeting at the admin building (101 Ram Drive, Jefferson, IA) this evening beginning at 5:15 PM. The public is welcome to attend. The event will also be livestreamed on YouTube and can be viewed using the link below. The meeting agenda can be viewed on the GCCSD Board of Education page under the Links header. GCCSD Board Meeting YouTube Livestream Link: https://youtu.be/QOuomBJLh4w Board Meeting Agendas: https://www.gccsd.k12.ia.us/page/board-home
Greene County will host Roland-Story in the first round of the 2021 Football Playoffs this Friday night, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. All tickets for the game are $8 and are sold online per the policy of the IHSAA. To purchase tickets please use the following link and procedure: Ticketing Link: https://www.iahsaa.org/tickets/ To purchase tickets: 1) Click "Football" 2) Click "2A" 3) Click "Get Tickets for First Round Football at Greene County" 4) Scroll up slightly, select the number of tickets to purchase and checkout 5) Bring your tickets to the game (digital or printed off) and they will be scanned for entry at the west or northwest gates at Linduska Field. The game will be livestreamed on the NFHS Network.
Reminder to PK parents: No PK or Head Start tomorrow, Oct. 20th.
Please see below for a message from Greene County CSD Athletic Director Todd Gordon: --------- The Greene County Football Team has qualified for the playoffs and we have a clothing order open at this time. The online store closes at 11:59 pm on Sunday, October 17. There will be no orders taken after the Sunday night deadline and this will be the only playoff clothing order done. There will not be a second one. The order will be delivered to the high school and then we will work to sort it as quickly as we can. We will send out an email when the order is ready to be picked up and also post on social media. You can find the online order here: https://greenecountystatefootball2021.itemorder.com/ Thank You
Greene County CSD would like to remind you that there will be no school on Monday, October 18, for teacher professional development. Thank you!
Today's Greene County High School Esports match will be livestreamed on the new GCCSD Esports YouTube channel. Tune in this afternoon at 4:00 to watch the Esports team compete against Abraham Lincoln High School while playing Rainbow 6 Siege. Use the link below to watch the stream. GCCSD Esports YouTube Stream: https://youtu.be/QA33LOwGlMk
The Varsity Esports Stream URL has changed from what was originally posted. If you'd like to watch the varsity team compete this afternoon, please click the link below. Sorry for the inconvenience! GCCSD Varsity Rainbow Six Siege Stream URL: https://youtu.be/XUUJXJ3NxjY
Today's Greene County High School Esports Varsity and JV matches will be livestreamed on YouTube and Twitch beginning at 4:00. Use the YouTube link below to watch the Varsity Esports team take on Centerville in Rainbow Six Siege. Use the Twitch link below to watch the JV team take on Waterloo East High School in Mario Smash Bros. Good luck to both teams! GCCSD Varsity YouTube Stream: https://youtu.be/yW5-K4rQ5SM GCCSD JV Twitch Stream: https://www.twitch.tv/gccsdesports
Tonight's JV football game vs South Hamilton has been cancelled.
The Middle School AND High School cross country meet at Perry has been cancelled.
Greene County Elementary will be moving from the current private elementary Facebook group to a new public elementary Facebook page. We will officially stop posting on the current group at the end of the day 10/08/2021. The new public elementary Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/GreeneCountyES or by searching on Facebook for Greene County Elementary School -- look for the Ram Logo as the Facebook profile photo. Once there, click the Like (thumbs up) button to follow the page and receive all elementary school-related information moving forward. Thank you for making this transition with us!