Parent Connect February 17, 2017

School in Session President's Day

School will be in session on President's Day - Monday, February 20th, as a makeup day for the January 5th snow day. Please mark your calendar!

Online Registration for 2017-18 School Year Now Open

Online registration for the 2017-2018 school year is now open! Online registration, through the program InfoSnap, eases the completion and submission of a multitude of forms that are required to register your students with the district. Click here to visit our website to register your returning student. Current students will need a password, also known as a Snapcode, to register online. Parents/guardians will receive a letter next week with their child's snapcode and you can access the snapcode in the Power School Parent Portal/Student Portal by selecting "Account Preferences." The snapcode will be displayed directly under "Account Preferences" once selected. Click here to register a new student (i.e. kindergarten). If you have questions, please contact your child's school or the Administration Building at (812) 283-0701.

Keeping Your Child Healthy and In School

Indiana Arts Commission Brings Shakespeare to GCCS Elementary Students

Through an Indiana Arts Commission Regional Initiative Grant secured by Greater Clark County Schools, Kentucky Shakespeare brought the Bard’s comedy Midsummer Night’s Dream to life for intermediate students at Pleasant Ridge Elementary,Riverside Elementary, and Spring Hill Elementary. Performed by a two-person team, the condensed, interactive play allowed the children to gain both experience and confidence in working with higher level vocabulary, plots, and themes in preparation for middle school and beyond. Identified intermediate high ability students then worked as a group with the Kentucky Shakespeare professionals in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) workshop where students applied math to the art of set design. College Board research points to a 60+ point gain on the SAT for students who participate in drama. Thank you Indiana Arts Commission!

Wilson Elementary Family Literacy/Science Night

Wilson Elementary hosted their Family Literacy/Science Night and more than 350 students and parents attended! Students made predictions about objects that would sink or float, talked about solids/liquids/gasses with our root beer floats, created our own slime using different materials, discovered friction with balloons, the science behind paper airplanes, and used our 5 senses to test a hypothesis! It was such a fun night for Wilson Wildcat families!

School will be in session on Presidents Day - Monday, February 20th, as a makeup day for the January 5th snow day. Please mark your calendar!

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