JC parents and guardians please complete the Healthy at School Survey! Survey results will be used to develop opening plans for the 2020-2021 school year! https://forms.gle/6fGPJN9aGvL3A7UP6
Good luck today WR Tomcats FPS Team! They are competing today For Future Problem Solving Internationals! Way to go Adara, Loralei, Lauren, and Parker!
WR Castle 6th grade class Today from 1:00 to 3:00 has been designated for 6th graders to stop by and pick up their belongings and wave good bye to Teachers and staff. https://youtu.be/K0SPddWHCtc
JCHS Class of 2020 please view the following message from Superintendent @thomcochran and Johnson County School District. "Kid, You'll Move Mountains!"- Dr. Seuss https://bit.ly/35E5EPT
COVID-19 Safety Pledge- Johnson County students, educators, parents, and community members please take a moment to complete the COVID-19 Safety Pledge. Let's turn Johnson County green! https://kycss.org/sswpledge/
Hello parents and guardians! Johnson County School District is using Clever to help students access online learning resources from home. Create your account to get access to: *Tools to help log your child in *Important resources and information from the district Your account will be connected with your child’s, and everything you see is curated just for you. Pro tip: Bookmark family.clever.com for easy logins in the future. If you have an email on file you will receive instructions to create your account.
University of Louisville Researchers Seek New Drugs to Fight Coronavirus Using Computers in Schools Across Kentucky https://bit.ly/2JTCW3u
Congratulations, Mr. Jarred Gibson & JC STEAM Team, on being selected to be part of the Verizon Innovative Learning Academy. This grant will provide $24,000 of funding and training from Arizona State University. The funds will be used at JCMS and all elementary schools. Outstanding job, Mr. Gibson! #Eagle4Life
Ms.B wants to give a shout out to Isabella Stambaugh for going above and beyond with her NTI STEAM work! Great job!
Fantastic communication, teacher/student engagement, and instruction across the JC School District on NTI Day 15! Keep posting all the great work. Way to go EAGLES! https://www.apptegy.net/login #Eagle4Life #JCNTI20
Hey Tomcats! Come join me on my youtube channel for Art and Coffee or hot chocolate with Ms. B https://youtu.be/aSfWLgnmhbE./
WR Castle would like for all our students to participate in a Spirit Week starting on Monday. We all have family members that are affected by COVID-19 and we want to honor everyone working hard to ensure our safety. Please take pictures of your child each day and send to your teacher so we can display those on our social media pages!
Johnson County Schools Community Drop off Sites- 4 new sites have been added beginning 3/20/2020: Red Bush Fire Department 10:05-10:15 Christian Union Church 10:30-10:45 Baker Branch Church-10:30-10:45- new as of 3/20/20 Sixth Street 10:30-10:45 Ponderosa Apartments 11:00-11:10 River Fire Department/New Bridge-11:00-11:15 new as of 3/20/20 Mayfair Apartments 11:15-11:25 Hidden Valley Apartments 11:20-11:35 Riverview Village 11:45-11:55 Old Oil Springs School-11:45-12:00 new as of 3/20/20 Perry Vanhoose Apartments 11:50- 12:05 Brookside Apartments 12:00-12:10 Van Lear FWB Church-12:15-12:30 new as of 3/20/20 Paint Lick Station 12:25-12:40 Meade Memorial 12:25-12:40 Spicey Mountain 12:50-1:00 Please let us know if you need meals but cannot get to any of the sites. Thank you!
Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration Providing Free Interactive Content (CILC) www.cilc.org
Johnson County School District's partnership with Paul B Hall will continue through the school closure. Our clinic at Johnson Central High School will be open to Johnson County students, staff, and their families. The nurse can provide Telehealth treatment and services in conjunction with a Physician’s Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner. Please call 789-8895 for further detail and instruction.
The JC Tech Team will post all updates on the attached Google Slide Deck. This will help reduce the number of emails you receive. Today there have been numerous approved technology programs added to Clever. Please check the attached link daily for updates concerning NTI and approved software applications. We now have full access to programs such as Flocabulary &Newsela! JC Educators please spread the word about these exciting new resources! http://bit.ly/2QmkN1H
Johnson County School District's partnership with Paul B Hall will continue through the school closure. Our clinic at Johnson Central High School will be open to Johnson County students, staff, and their families. The nurse can provide Telehealth treatment and services in conjunction with a Physician’s Assistant. Please call 789-8895 for further detail and instruction.
Nearpod is offering live and on-demand webinars from edtech innovators. These webinars provide innovative ideas and strategies to use in your virtual and regular classrooms. Use the attached link to access these resources. http://bit.ly/2QkW9ia
A huge thanks to Mrs. Casey Salyers for creating an informational video titled, "How to Make the Most of Your NTI Days! @KcSalyers always creating innovative lessons for @JC_Schools students and sharing valuable resources. http://bit.ly/2vmMQHd
Superintendent Cochran, will be going live on YouTube @12:00 for a school closure announcement and further information. Be certain to subscribe for future updates. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTfglcx6Opfl4dJyJLJRNsw/live
Based on the recommendation of Governor Beshear and the Kentucky Department of Education, Johnson County Schools will be closed from Monday, March 16th-Friday, April 3rd. There will be scheduled NTI Days. A detailed plan will be posted soon. There will be school tomorrow. Please send your child to school unless he/she is sick. This will allow teachers to prepare our kids for the next weeks. Thank you for your continued support of Johnson County Schools.
The Johnson County School District is revisiting our strategic plan. The plan formalizes the school district’s mission, vision, values, goals, and objectives. This enables stakeholders to voice and agree on the same priorities and focus on the path to improvement. Part of the strategic planning process involves engaging the community and other stakeholders in providing feedback. Please help us by completing the form linked below: https://forms.gle/UpzTRheucpmTD9QB9
Johnson Central Chamber Choir needs your help! Please support our students by completing the 2020 census. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wUdiFe_6ZA
Census 2020 Johnson County Middle & High School Choir Members https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wUdiFe_6ZA
Census 2020 is vital in funding public education. Check out Miss Adalyn's census video! https://youtu.be/WKd1SkHull0
This is a reminder that the Academic FPS team and written comp will be traveling to Highland Elementary tomorrow for Regional Governor’s Cup Competition. Please make sure you wear your academic or WR shirt. Good luck Tomcats!! 💚🖤🐾
Tonight, our elementary academic tournament was held and WR is please to announce our results. We placed 3rd in regular season and we are COUNTY CHAMPS!!!!! Individual placings are below!! Coaches Robin Hyden and Kealy Daniel are very proud of you!! 💚🖤🐾 Regular Season Results Social studies: 3rd: Jaycob Stambaugh 4th: Ava June Tackett Science: 3rd: Macie Shepherd 4th: Aaron Oliver Math: 3rd: Kyler Callaham 5th: Kaleb Callaham Language Arts: 4th: Kiara Stapleton COUNTY TOURNAMENT MATH 1st (tie) Kaleb Callaham 4th: Kyler Callaham Science: 1St: Macie Shepherd 2nd: Aaron Oliver 4th: Jaycob Stambaugh Language Arts: 3rd (tie) Will Case & Kiara Stapleton A&H 3rd (tie) Elle Holbrook & Kiara Stapleton Social Studies: 1st: Jaycob Stambaugh 3rd: Ava June Tackett
This is a reminder that the 4/5th grade academic team will be leaving at 8:15 in the morning for district testing at Flat Gap. We will stay after school and ride the bus for the QR match. Awards will be after the last QR match. Wear your academic shirt.
This is a reminder that District Academic Tournament will not be tomorrow at Flat Gap. The tournament has been rescheduled for Monday. We will have written testing during the day and QR will begin at 5:00 PM. Please continue to study your material to be ready for writtens.
We received the written results from last week’s testing. Congratulations to all our Tomcats! Remember to keep studying, we have districts on Monday Science 1st: Macie Shepherd LA: 3rd: Kiara Stapleton 5th: Ava June Tackett Math: 2nd: Macy Tackett 3rd: Kaleb Callaham 5th: Kyler Callaham Social Studies: 5th: Jaycob Stambaugh
The fourth and fifth grade District Academic Tournament has been cancelled on Saturday. We have rescheduled the meet for Monday, February 10th. If you have any further questions, please contact coach Robin Hyden or Kealy Daniel.
Congratulations to Mrs. Nicole Scarberry! Mrs. Scarberry has earned a JC ProLearn YouTube Digital Badge. https://flipgrid.com/s/6cce82029583
Congratulations to Mrs. Heather Campbell! Mrs. Campbell has earned JC ProLearn Thinking Through Quality Questioning Digital Badge! https://flipgrid.com/s/d9803a6eac9d
There will be no school for the rest of the week due to illness. Wednesday and Friday will be NTI Days. Please post all assignments no later than 10:00 each day. Thursday will be a regular no school day. Lunch will be served each day free of charge for all children 18 and under from 11:00-12:30 at Johnson Central High School.
Johnson County Schools Closed January 23rd & 24th NTI Day 3 January 23rd Subscribe to Superintendent Cochran's YouTube Channel for Future Announcements! http://bit.ly/2RES2NO
Reminder: No School In Johnson County Monday, January 20, 2020- it is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Be safe and stay warm! We look forward to returning to school on Tuesday! #Eagle4Life #JCEaglePride
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Hall of Fame Game Change - Johnson Central will now be hosting Rose Hill in the annual Hall of Fame contest. Tonight’s game will begin at 8 pm. Come out and support our Golden Eagles!!!
No School in Johnson County Today-January 7, 2019. This Will NOT be an NTI Day. Be safe! #JCEaglePride #Eagle4Life
Johnson County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay Today- Tuesday, January 7, 2020. We will monitor road conditions throughout the morning. Thank you
Check out Grayson from Highland Elementary introducing the October Eagle News Recap. Locate your school, take pictures of favorite posts, and share on social media! Please tag Johnson County Schools in celebration of 2019! http://bit.ly/3620soe
Please join Johnson County Schools in celebrating 2019. Check out the Eagle Review- a month by month recap of highlights from 2019. Look for your school and tag family and friends. http://bit.ly/352Ks46
Join Johnson County Schools in our Eagle Review- a month by month recap of highlights from 2019! Let's begin with December. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p48Kb2ZdgZw
We hope your Christmas is filled with love, peace, joy, and blessings. From all of us in the Johnson County School System. Merry Christmas to you and your family! http://bit.ly/2EM7vFA
Check out Superintendent Cochran's Monday Message of Giving with W.R. Castle Tomcats! Please subscribe to Mr. Cochran's YouTube channel and turn on notifications to stay current on all things JC. http://bit.ly/397nPyI
Johnson County students have been developing public speaking and leadership skills. Check out our JC students and Superintendent Cochran's message of "Giving" during this holiday season! http://bit.ly/35LJSJl @LeaderInMe #Eagle4Life
JC events recap for December 14th-21st. It has been a busy and exciting week at JC Schools! Check out this YouTube video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VX0TJrELm2g
Johnson County Schools will be CLOSED on Wednesday, December 18, 2019- this WILL BE an NTI Day. There are many spots of black ice covering area roads this morning. Students, assignments will posted no later than 10:00am-please complete all work! Stay safe!! #JCEaglePride
Johnson County STLP will not be presenting at the Appalachian Wireless Arena today due to weather-related conditions. JC will present at a later date. Judges are not required to attend the event.
Johnson County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay tomorrow, December 18, 2019. Stay safe!
52-52 -6.8 seconds to go in OT!!!
Trey Davis sinks one at the buzzer to send the championship game to overtime!!!! What a game!!!
Johnson County Schools will operate on a two hour delay on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Due to heavy rains, several roads are flooded- hopefully the rain stops and waters will recede.
Congratulations, Johnson Central Football Team, on winning the Class 4A State Championship Game! Superintendent Cochran and Johnson County Schools would like to celebrate by having a district and community Black & Gold Day on Monday, December 9th. Please take pictures, post to Facebook & Twitter, and tag Johnson County Schools. Let’s celebrate and show our Eagle Pride! #Eagle4Life
Stay current on all things JC. Subscribe to Superintendent Cochran's YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=thom+cochran #Eagle4Life
Stay up-to-date on all things JC. Use the link below to like or follow all of our schools! http://bit.ly/2Pr5q71
This is a Public Service Announcement On Thursday, December 5th, W.R. Castle Faculty and Staff, along with local First Responders, will be conducting a series of State Mandated Drills (Fire, Tornado, Earthquake, and Lock Down) to ensure the safety of our children during times of need. Please be aware these are scheduled drills and there should be no cause of concern for parents and/or community members. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the school at 297-3738. Thank you, Mr. Young and Mrs. Case
Tomorrow is National #GivingTuesday. This is a day celebrated globally to inspire people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. Check out Superintendent Cochran's National Day of Giving Message. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMmsM935Hjk #Eagle4Life
Reminder to all 6th grade parents..... If your child has not received his/her 6th grade physical and immunizations please do so ASAP
Stay updated on Johnson County Schools current events. Subscribe to Superintendent Cochran's YouTube channel. The 50th subscriber wins a JC t-shirt. Be sure to tag this post to a friend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THulexgrRgE
As of now, Johnson County Schools will be operating on regular schedule tomorrow-Wednesday, November 13, 2019. There have been incorrect posts saying we were cancelled-any school cancellation will be posted to the Johnson County Schools Facebook Pages and Twitter pages.
Johnson County Schools would like to say thank you to all of our outstanding JC STEAM Educators. JC STEAM Labs are providing our students with #MoreOpportunity! National STEAM Day 2019! https://animoto.com/play/fbLdCxumRL0iM9JlzP5xfQ?autostart=1
Celebrate National Principals Month with JC Schools this October! For more details check out http://www.principalsmonth.org. Thank you Mrs. Case! #ThankAPrincipal #Eagle4Life
October is Bully Prevention Month. Johnson County Schools would like to encourage all students, staff, parents, and community members to take a moment to sign the Safety Story Pledge! The pledge promotes kindness, unity, and empathy! http://www.kycss.org/sswpledge/
Fall Break Is Here!! No school Friday, October 4-Sunday October 13. Students return Monday, October 14. Have a restful and safe Apple Day and Fall Break! #JCEaglePride #Eagle4Life
The Thrillshare Post of the Week for September 1st-7th goes to Porter Elementary & Mrs. Selena Cochran! Congratulations, Mrs. Cochran! Make sure to subscribe to Selena's YouTube Channel! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwnCCG6Yd3k&feature=youtu.be
6th grade students demonstrate their knowledge of matter including phase changes, adding or removing heat and particle motion through making ice cream!
Johnson County Schools would like to welcome 1st- grade teacher Ms. Heather Gauze. Congratulations, Ms. Gauze! https://flipgrid.com/811bc543 #Eagle4Life
Johnson County Schools would like to welcome Dr. Tessie Haney. Dr. Haney will be serving as a School Psychologist for the district. Congratulations, Dr. Haney! https://flipgrid.com/1700e3a6 #Eagle4Life
The first Tomcat Football Practice for the 2019 Season will be Thursday, Aug. 1st @7:00 PM. https://www.facebook.com/wrfootball2019/
Grab your friends and register for East KYGoDigital. You do not want to miss this free and amazing professional learning opportunity! Sessions appropriate for all! #KYGoDigital Date: July 16th Time: 8:30-3:30 Location: Morehead State University http://bit.ly/32ofNOD
Love, Learn, Lead & Legacy Professional Learning Week was a huge success. Educators were totally engaged in learning while having fun! https://flipgrid.com/9c3c94ca #Eagle4Life
Football Camp !!!
Fifth grade has been studying Mexican culture and traditions. Today, we visited a Mexican restaurant to sample various Mexican foods.
The Johnson County Schools Local Planning Committee will conduct the 2nd PUBLIC FORUM on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the Johnson County Board of Education Central Office. The Public Forum will be an informal gathering to obtain public opinion regarding future district facility priorities. The Local Planning Committee will meet immediately following adjournment of the Public Forum.
Congratulations to Johnson Central High School on earning the Thrillshare Post of the Week for April 22-26! https://bit.ly/2UqavwR Keep up the great work! #JCEaglePride #Eagle4Life
Congratulations to this week’s #HighAttendance winners. In Primary, Mrs. Jeffiers’ 3rd Grade won the banner! In Upper Grades and Over all Winner for the FIFTH time in a row, Mrs. Summer Caudill’s 4th Grade are Champions! We are also proud to announce that WR Castle is the latest winner of the District Wide Attendance Banner! #AttendanceMatters #TomcatTradition #OnceATomcat #AlwaysATomcat @jc_schools
Attention 5th grade parents! Just a reminder that all students entering the 6th grade next school year will need to have an updated physical and updated immunization record. Please be sure that this is done and returned to Nurse Amy.
Free sports physicals will be provided to students during school on April 22nd. Physical forms have been provided to students. Parents/guardians must complete the first 3 pages of the form and return to Nurse Amy by next week.
Students competed in the 4H talent show today. We have some wonderful talent at WR!! #tomcattradition
We want to send a huge shoutout to our WR Castle Academic Team!! Today, they finished a successful season with a second place in quick recall, many placing in written, and third over all in Regional Competition! We would also like to thank ALL our faculty and staff for helping to host a successful regional meet! Thanks to Coach Hyden for all her efforts with our kids! #TomcatTradition #OnceATomcat #AlwaysATomcat #AcademicExcellence
No School in Johnson County On Monday, February 25, 2019. This will be an NTI Day-we will have our schools open for anyone who does not have power to complete assignments- please call your child’s school to confirm times it will be open. Be safe!
Miss Marlana VanHoose stopped by WR Castle this week and spoke to all of our 2nd graders.
Miss Marlana VanHoose stopped by WR Castle this week and spoke to all of our 2nd graders.
This morning, WR Castle hosted our Yearly Superintendent’s Breakfast with Mr. Thom Cochran. He shared District Initiatives with our parents, and gave them the opportunity to discuss their concerns and hopes for our school. It was a wonderful morning of fellowship! Thanks Mr. Cochran for taking the time to listen to our Tomcat Parents!
With very cold temperatures approaching tonight , please know that W.R. Castle has laid out extra blankets and coats beside our blessing box on our front porch. Take what you need!! #TomcatTradition #CommunityFirst #FamilyResource Please share