Students and Teachers React to First E-learning Day

On Friday, February 7, Greater Clark County Schools had their first E-learning day. E-learning days allow students to work from home. They do not make up the day at the end of the year. This has been implemented at many other public school districts, but this year is the first for Greater Clark.  Schools have … Continue reading Students and Teachers React to First E-learning Day

Mark Reilly Looks Back on Nearly Four Decades at Jeff High

When Mark Reilly applied to teach science at Jeffersonville High School in 1983, he was surprised to get the job because “teaching jobs were hard to come by.” Little did he know the impact and length of his stay at Jeff High. Reilly has been teaching science at Jeff High for 38 years. He says … Continue reading Mark Reilly Looks Back on Nearly Four Decades at Jeff High

Pam Hall Named Interim Principal at Jeff High

It was announced over the weekend that Pam Hall, current Freshman Academy Principal, will become interim principal at Jeffersonville High School for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Outgoing principal Julie Straight shared the news with faculty and staff via her weekly email newsletter on Sunday night. This move is pending board approval on … Continue reading Pam Hall Named Interim Principal at Jeff High

Julie Straight Looks Back on Successes, Looks Forward to New Challenges as She Takes on a New Role

It’s a typical Friday night in Johnson Arena. The Jeffersonville Red Devils are taking on the Silver Creek Dragons in a highly anticipated match up. The score is tight as the game is coming down to the wire. The crowd is full and the student sections are roaring back and forth, chanting and taunting. And … Continue reading Julie Straight Looks Back on Successes, Looks Forward to New Challenges as She Takes on a New Role

Jeff High Principal Julie Straight Moving Into New GCCS Role

On Dec. 20, 2019, Greater Clark County Schools announced that Jeffersonville High School principal Julie Straight will move into a new role overseeing the school district's Academies in January. The move is pending school board approval. The school district will name a new interim principal to lead Jeff High. On the day of the announcement, … Continue reading Jeff High Principal Julie Straight Moving Into New GCCS Role

Opinion: Schnatter’s Donation to Jeffersonville Baseball Puts Him on the Right Path

It was July 11, 2018, when John Schnatter (Papa John) resigned as Board Chairman of Papa John’s Pizza. His resignation came after he used the N-word on a public relations conference call, but his fall from power began earlier. Schnatter is most known for his work as Papa John and his fall from power. However, … Continue reading Opinion: Schnatter’s Donation to Jeffersonville Baseball Puts Him on the Right Path

New GCCS Five-Year Plan Proposes Investments in Jeff High

On Sept. 17, 2019, Greater Clark County Schools Superintendent Mark Laughner presented his five-year strategic plan to the school board. Some of the proposed expenditures for Jeff High include: Year one - 1 million dollars for a new football turf, 300 thousand dollars for a new track, and 2.4 million dollars for new football bleachers … Continue reading New GCCS Five-Year Plan Proposes Investments in Jeff High