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Spell Bowl Celebrates Success spellbowl 2018-19

             Thursday, November 15 at Cedar Crest Intermediate School, eleven students participated in this year’s statewide Spell Bowl Competition. We are proud to announce that our team finished with 47 out of 56 points, which was good enough for a second place finish in our division regionally.

                Congratulations to our spellers for a night they will always remember. This year’s spellers were: Nicolas Aguilera, Camden Bonner, Breonia Brackney, Johnson Dong, Shawna Frederickson, Kayle Guardado Martinez, Jovie Huddleston, Quentin Hutchinson, Tristan King, Cole Leinenbach, Emma L. Leonard, Vanessa Ramirez Acosta, and Mackenzie Walsh. Furthermore, we would like to thank Ms. Morin and Mrs. Prechtel for all their help with coaching this year.

Club and Class Picture Day class

              Boys and girls will be getting their pictures taken for this year’s yearbook on Friday, December 14. Both Classroom and Team photos will be taken. We encourage students to dress in typical school clothes unless a coach has asked otherwise. Yearbook information will be coming shortly after Christmas break

A Little Help winter

            Many fantastic organizations work to help kids with winter coats and Christmas toys. These efforts are fantastic and much appreciated by all. There are many kids who need the accessories throughout the cold winter season. Tenth Street Elementary will be collecting gloves, scarves, hats, and socks to help kids with the frigid temperatures just ahead of us. Please send such unused contributions to our school. We will make sure your kind gift makes an impact.

Good Luck Spell Bowl Team! Thursday, November 15 @ Cedar Crest Intermediate 6:00 p.m.

     Spellers: Nicolas Aguilera, Camden Bonner, Breonia Brackney, Johnson Dong, Shawna Frederickson, Kayle Guardado Martinez, Jovie Huddleston, Quentin Hutchinson, Tristan King, Cole Leinenbach, Emma L. Leonard, Vanessa Ramirez Acosta, and Mackenzie Walsh

     Coaches: Ms. Morin and Mrs. Prechtel

 

Screen on the Green lion king

            Mark your calendars! On Friday, October 12, students may bring their entire family, mom, dad, grandpa, and grandma, to Tenth Street Elementary School’s annual “Screen on the Green” program. 

This year’s program, The Lion King, will feature a movie to stimulate educational interaction between parents and their children. Please mark your calendars for this unique night’s event. 

Spell Bowl Team spell bowl

      The Tenth Street students recently participated in a head-to-head competition to determine this year’s Spell Bowl Team. We are proud to announce that the following students are on the 2018-19 Spell Bowl Team: Nicolas Aguilera, Camden Bonner, Breonia Brackney, Johnson Dong, Shawna Fredrickson, Kayle Guardado Martinez, Jovie Huddleston, Quentin Hutchinson, Tristan King, Cole Leinenbach, Emma L. Leonard, Vanessa Ramirez Acosta, and Mackenzie Walsh.

     A special thank you goes to Ms. Morin and Mrs. Prechtel for their efforts in preparing our team for victory. These students will participate in a state-wide competition on Thursday, November 15. Good luck to all!

 

Substitute Teachers Needed subs

     Earn some money and set your own schedule. Our school corporation is looking for substitute teachers. Please contact the GJCS Corporate Office at (812)482-1801 for details.

“Paws” for the Cause paws

          Tenth Street Elementary School reinforces positive behaviors in children through a school wide incentive program.  Students have an opportunity to earn “Paw Dollars” from any staff member who identifies a student who is displaying qualities for being safe, being responsible, being respectful, and doing his/ her personal best. After receiving the Paw Dollars, students may redeem the bucks for activities in the class or choose a longer term option of saving it for bigger items at our school store or a chance at a drawing for a major item.

             As parents, we ask that you talk to your child about how many “Paw Dollars” they earned today. Then ask what they did to earn them. It is more likely that they will share their day than the typical exchange of “What did you do at school today?”… “Nothing!” dialogue. 

            Cash or prize donations to the store or grand prize are welcome to assist with the ongoing efforts.

Back to School Registration/Meet Your Teacher Night meet

 Tuesday, July 31st is Meet Your Teacher Night from 4:00-6:30pm, as well as registration for those parents that may need help with the enrollment process. We will have staff members in our computer lab from 4:00- 6:30 to help you.

2018-19 Registration registration

             This year Greater Jasper Schools will be having online registration for next school year. It is important to have PowerSchool access information verified before school is out. If you cannot access your students account, please contact the office for assistance prior to Memorial Day.  Please be sure to check e-mails and newspaper releases for more information throughout the summer.  

Health Notice immunization

5th grade parents please make appointments now for your child to receive the necessary immunizations required for all 6th grade students before school starts August 9, 2018.  Many Tenth Street students have not received the state required immunizations. 

Art Exhibit art pallette

                On Thursday, April 12, the community experienced our seventh annual Art Exhibit at Tenth Street Elementary School. The work of the children produced by the children in Art permeated the building. Through the efforts of many staff members, parents, and students, the children shared artwork with others in our “Art Mart”. The children’s efforts in the art store yielded over $400. If you wanted to make a donation to the art program, please contact our office. Thank you all for your support with supporting your children’s passion in art.

We thank Ms. Huls, Mrs. Schwartz, and the entire staff for bringing a fun and memorable day to our students. 

Summer Dress Reminder shorts
              Warm weather is becoming more regular as each day passes. Tenth Street Elementary will now allow students to adjust their clothing accordingly. Please keep in mind that any dressing options chosen should not reveal the chest, saddle, or belly areas at any time. Any garments that are creating interference to the educational process will be disallowed.
                Shorts will be allowed for all children. When selecting shorts to wear, be sure that the shorts extend well below a stiffened arm. Shorts must fit without sagging below the waist or revealing any part of the body that is deemed discrete.
                Tops for children should cover the shoulder blade and not gap. Muscle shirts and spaghetti straps are only allowed if covered by another shirt. No tops should reveal any part of the body that is deemed discrete at any time.
                Footwear has been a growing concern for reasons of safety. Children are allowed to wear sandals if there is a secured strap for the heel. Flip flops are not secured to the heel; therefore, they create a safety concern and are disallowed.
                Summer garments will be allowed. Please help us to allow our children to dress more comfortably while maintaining an appropriate learning environment. Thank you for helping us to address the summer time needs.
Willy Wonka willy wonka

            Our students will be going to Jasper Middle School to view a performance of “Willy Wonka” on Friday, April 13. You must fill out a permission slip in order for your child to attend. Please turn these slips in by Wednesday, April 11. Our hope is that this production will entertain and maybe inspire our students to look at performing arts as an option in the middle school. 

Lost and Found lost and found

       With weather getting warmer, sometimes students forget their coats as they go home. We have a huge number of lost and found items of which families have spent a lot of money just lying in our lost and found area. These items will be taken to St. Vincent’s if not claimed. Please check your children’s closets to ensure that you know where your child’s colder weather clothes are. If your child has missing items, chances are we have them. Please, check with our lost and found immediately, because they will be donated after the next PTC meeting.

Plans Altered - Art Fair to Art Open House

            Due to circumstances beyond anyone’s control, we will not be conducting our Art Fair on April 12. Instead we are going to move to an Art Open House format. We will have artwork on display in our school on this day from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Those students, who have worked so hard to have artistic merchandise to sell, will be doing so from 11:15-12:45 in our gym. Parents are welcome to visit the “Open House” at their convenience. We apologize for this inconvenience to students and their families, and we thank you for your understanding in adjusting this experience.

 
 
Family Fun Night! q auction

                Please mark your calendars for this year’s Quarter Auction. It will be held on Friday, March 16 in the St. Joseph’s parish center gym starting at 6:00.  Be sure to check us out on Facebook. On behalf of the students and staff, we thank you for your support. 

I-Read 3 i read

                According to state law, all third graders must pass a reading competency in order to move on to fourth grade. This assessment, I-Read 3, will be administered between March 12 and March 16. For questions contact the school.

Way to Go Tenth Street!

                On Thursday, February 22 at Cedar Crest Intermediate School, the Tenth Street M.A.T.H. Bowl Team placed third in our division in our region. Way to go team!  

A special thank you goes to our coaches Mrs. Beier, Mrs. Buse, and Ms. Morin for their commitment as coaches. 

Letting Off STEAM steam

Recently our school has started a weekly encounter with an interactive lab. STEAM Lab is a group learning experience that challenges students to creatively solve problems and build collaborative team skills. Ask your child what he/she has done this week in STEAM or STEM. 

Family Fun! pacers

Right after school on Friday, February 23, 156 people shuttled off to Indianapolis to catch this year’s Pacers game. 43 Tenth Street Students and their families made the pilgrimage to see the Pacers beat the Atlanta Hawks.

                Students who went to the game had the opportunity to actually step foot on the Pacers floor during the starting lineup announcements, shoot a basket after the game, and enjoy world class entertainment at a very reasonable price. 

Math Bowl Set math

The following students will represent Tenth Street Elementary in our state-wide competition for M.A.T.H. on Thursday, February 22: Braxton Brosmer, Crystal Flores Escobedo, Makayla Fromme, Ava Hulse, Owen Gehlhausen, Jace Gramelspacher, Zackory Hirsch, Cara Jones, Helen Pardo, Damon Perez, Christopher Sandoval, Addison Simmers, Carter Smith, and Zoie Warner. A special thank you goes to Mrs. Beier, Mrs. Buse and Ms. Morin for coaching our team this year. Good luck! 

Honored Students som

 On Wednesday, January 31, we recognized the following students for being students of the month for outstanding school citizenship. Congratulations goes to:

 

Grade    January 2018     

                3rd           Evelyn Harpenau           

                4th            Johnson Dong                     

                5th            Crystal Flores Escobedo   

 

Grade    February 2018   

                3rd           Sutton Brosmer

                4th            Josseline Sandoval

                5th         Braxton Brosmer

 

Way to go! We are proud of each of you!  

Special Awards Given

At 1:00 on February 13. All students will come to the gym for a special awards program. Students’ 2017 ISTEP scores from the state were analyzed, and those student who received the highest possible designation from the state in both performance and growth will be acknowledged.

This year we will honor the following:

76 Students “Highest Performance Designation in the State of Indiana for Language Arts”

89 Students “Highest Performance Designation in the State of Indiana for Math”

80 Students “Highest Growth Designation in the State of Indiana for Language Arts”

81 Students “Highest Growth Designation in the State of Indiana for Math”

As always, all parents are welcome to attend

Snow Make-Up Days Set
Tax Return Coming? scrip

                Use Scrip to enhance your family’s purchasing power. If you plan ahead, you might end up with free textbooks next year. Contact our office for more details. (812) 482-2529. 

Immunization Information immunizations

                Indiana State Department of Health states that all students entering 6th grade must receive a Tdap, (Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) Menactra, (meningitis), and Hep A. To take advantage of the convenience of having this done at school, parents must register on our school website at http://www.gjcs.k12.in.us/5/home  by clicking  on the “5th Grade Immunization Clinic” tab by January 19. The clinic is scheduled for Thursday, February 1.  If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Buschkoetter, school nurse, or your health provider. 

Destination Imagination di

            Tenth Street Elementary School is proud to announce that on Saturday, March 3 we will have children participating in a D.I. competition at a site yet to be determined.  We are proud to announce that our school has team members competing in this event. The following students will be participating: Henry Hostetter, Stella Kisman, and Carson Matheis, and Jillian Troutman.

A special thank you goes out to the coach Meredith Christiansen for working with the students this year. We wish you good luck and a lot of fun!

 

Thanks for the Memories prog2017

                We would like to thank all the parents and staff members, who helped to make this year’s Christmas program a success. We also thank Jasper High School and Fifth Street Elementary for the use of their seating. As always, we appreciate Ms. Huls’ leadership in creating Christmas memories for all. We hope that our school’s program helped to start your holiday season off on the right note.  

Spelling Bee spellingbee2017

                On Thursday, December 14, at 1:05 in our gym, ten children earned the right to compete for the Tenth Street Elementary School Spelling Bee Championship. The classroom winners competing in the Spelling Bee were:  Crystal Flores Escobedo, Colin Foster, Audry Jones, Helen Pardo, Sarahi Rodriguez, Christopher Sandoval, Landon Uppencamp, Ali Werner, Julia Williams, and Brett Winkler.

      Congratulations goes to Christopher Sandoval, our overall school champion. Also, we congratulate Julia Williams, who was runner up.

                All spellers will be recognized at our Fifth Grade Awards Day in May. All classroom winners will receive a certificate and the champion and runner-up will receive trophies.  

Christmas Program christmas play

Monday, December 11, is our Christmas program date. Our Third Grade’s program is at 6:30, our Fourth Grade at 7:15 and Fifth Grade is at 8:00. In order to make for a smoother evening this year, we are asking that you consider a few things:

1)Please consider carpooling.

2)If you are of healthy body, please park a block or two from school to enable the less fortunate easier access.

3)Please leave small children at home this evening. We ask that you opt for them to attend our dress rehearsal in the afternoon.

4)Please don’t stay for all performances unless you have children in all performances.

We hope that these suggestions can serve all in having a happier evening. Thank you for considering these options.    

Spell Bowl Celebrates Success spellbowl

Thursday, November 17 at Cedar Crest Intermediate School, eleven students participated in this year’s statewide Spell Bowl Competition. We are proud to announce that our team finished with 39 out of 56 points, which was good enough for a third place finish in our division regionally.

                Congratulations to our spellers for a night they will always remember. This year’s spellers were: Margaret Arvin, Lylianah Cowan, Kayle Guardado Martinez, Cara Jones, Stella Kisman, Nevaeh Lamkin, Emma L. Leonard, Colin Moore, Damon Perez, Liliana Serrano, Jillian Troutman, Mackenzie Walsh, and Ali Werner..

Furthermore, we would like to thank Mrs. Jasper and Mrs. Pfau for all their help with coaching this year. 

Marine Corps Toys for Tots Drive toy for tots

Marine Corps Toys for Tots Drive

Our school will be hosting a toy drive

for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program from

Nov. 17th – Dec. 15th

Each student has the opportunity (not mandatory) to bring in a new, unwrapped toy to be distributed to local kids in need. Thank you for your participation.

Honoring Our Veterans veterans day

Friday, November 10

 

Show your pride for our veterans by wearing red, white, and blue.

 

Fundraiser Information

         Thank you for your support in our P.T.C.’s fundraising efforts. Once all the fundraiser money has been collected, sometime in December, we will be distributing prizes for students who have turned in all of their money. 

A Little Help mittens

            Many fantastic organizations work to help kids with winter coats and Christmas toys. These efforts are fantastic and much appreciated by all. There are many kids who need the accessories throughout the cold winter season. Tenth Street Elementary will be collecting gloves, scarves, hats, and socks to help kids with the frigid temperatures just ahead of us. Please send such unused contributions to our school. We will make sure your kind gift makes an impact. 

 

2017 10th Street Spell Bowl Team Announced! spell bowl

Spell Bowl Team

 

The Tenth Street students recently participated in a head-to-head competition to determine this year’s Spell Bowl Team.

We are proud to announce that the following students are on the 2017-18 Spell Bowl Team:

Mae Arvin, Lylianah Cowan, Kayle Guardado, Cara Jones, Stella Kisman, Nevaeh Lamkin, Emma Leonard, Colin Moore, Damon Perez, Liliana Serrano, Jillian Troutman, Mackenzie Walsh, and Ali Werner. A special thank you goes to Mrs. Jasper and Mrs. Pfau for their efforts in preparing our team for victory.

These students will participate in a state-wide competition on Thursday, November 16. Good luck to all!

 

Save The Date for Screen on the Green trolls

Family fun is just around the corner! We are pleased to ask you to "Save the Date" (Friday, October 6) for this year's Screen on the Green. Thank you for planning on attending this family friendly night. 

Kent W. Taylor

Public Work Session

Public Work Session Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Immunization Information public health

Please review the important information regarding immunizations. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tenth Street nurse Mrs. Buschkoetter. Thank you.

Immunization Information

Public Works Session

The GJCS Board of Trustees met in a public work session to discuss findings of a recent facilities feasibility study conducted by The Stenftenagel Group and Gibraltar Design, Inc.  The key take-aways of the study are as follows:

1.  There are significant facility needs to be addressed at all schools but most pressing at  Fifth and Tenth Street Elementary Schools.
2.  We are financially in a position to take care of those needs without levying more tax dollars in debt service than we already currently levy.  This means at no additional burden to our taxpayers.
3.  The window of opportunity to address these issues is now.

Please see the the attached PowerPoint presentation from the meeting.

Tracy Lorey, Ph.D.

Work Session Presentation April 18, 2017

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Tenth Street Art Fair matisse cat

Art Fair

 

     On Thursday, April 6, Tenth Street Elementary School will be conducting its annual Art Fair from 4:00- 6:00. This late afternoon/early evening event is conducted by our fifth grade students and is open to the entire community of Jasper. We hope to see you there.

I-Read 3

According to state law, all third graders must pass a reading competency in order to move on to fourth grade. This assessment, I-Read 3, will be administered between March 13 and March 17. For questions contact the school at 812-482-2529.

Family Fun! pacers

Right after school on Friday, February 24, 152 people shuttled off to Indianapolis to catch this year’s Pacers game. 43 Tenth Street Students and their families made the pilgrimage to see the Pacers beat the Memphis Grizzlies.

Students who went to the game had the opportunity to actually step foot on the Pacers floor during the starting lineup announcements, shoot a basket after the game, and enjoy world class entertainment at a very reasonable price.

 

 

 

Way To Go Tenth Street M.A.T.H. Bowl Students! math bowl

On Thursday, February 23 at Cedar Crest Intermediate School, the Tenth Street M.A.T.H. Bowl Team placed second in our division in our region. That also placed us at #25 in the entire state of Indiana. Way to go team!  

A special thank you goes to our coaches Mrs. Buse and Mrs. Beier for their commitment too. Congratulations!

FUNding *Save the Date*

FUNding

On Friday, April 7. The Tenth Street Elementary School PTC will be hosting our annual “Quarter Auction” at “St. Joseph’s Parish Center”. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.

Donated items will allow you an opportunity to buy many great items for as little as twenty-five cents. Merchants from all over Jasper will be participating. Anyone in the community who wishes to attend can. Remember all proceeds help our school.

M.A.T.H. Bowl Set Math bowl

The following students will represent Tenth Street Elementary in our state-wide competition for M.A.T.H. on Thursday, February 23:

Alex Bastien, Sam Burks, Levin Cozza, Malakai Fleming, Sebastian Graham, Trey Gutgsell,  Myles Haag, Nicolas Lopez, Colin Moore, Xavier Paeth, Helen Pardo, Thomas Polen, and Bri Wiseman.,

A special thank you goes to Mrs. Beier and Mrs. Buse for coaching our team this year. We look forward to a great night. Good luck to all!

 

Tenth Street Spelling Bee spelling bee

On Tuesday, December 13, at 1:05 in our gym, twelve children earned the right to compete for the Tenth Street Elementary School Spelling Bee Championship. The classroom winners competing in the Spelling Bee were: : Diana Cortez Sanchez, Levin Cozza, Kevin Figueroa Yaoto, Becki Gomez, Jonathan Harrison, Logan Kinder, Nicolas Lopez, Xavier Paeth, Thomas Polen, Arianna Wiseman, Brianna Wiseman, and Jared Wyland. Congratulations goes to Becki Gomez, our overall school champion. She will compete in Evansville on Saturday, March 4 against other Tri-state students. Also, we congratulate Kevin Figueroa Yaoto, who was runner up. He will spell for our school if Becki is unable to compete. 

Toy for Tots Toy Drive toys for tots

Our school will be hosting a toy drive for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program from November 28th-December 9th. 
Each student has the opportunity (not mandatory) to bring in a new, unwrapped toy to be distributed to local children in need. Thank you for helping.

Congratulations to the Tenth Street Spell Bowl Team Spell Bowl 2016

   Congratulations to the Tenth Street Elementary School students 2nd Place finish in the Spell Bowl Competition!  Tenth Street spellers are: Jaelyn Brown; Sam Burks; Malakai Fleming; Kaitlyn Fromme; Jonathan Harrison; Grace Kaeck; Ellie Knies; Damon Perez; Thomas Polen; Usman Jaffri; and Brianna Wiseman.

 A special thank you goes to Mrs. Jasper and Mrs. Pfau for their efforts in preparing our team for victory. 

Tenth Street Family Night "Screen on the Green" Inside Out

   Mark your calendars! On Friday, October 14, students may bring their entire family, mom, dad, grandpa, and grandma, to Tenth Street Elementary School’s annual “Screen on the Green” program.  This evening’s program will feature a movie to stimulate educational interaction between parents and their children. Please mark your calendars for this unique night’s event.  

Tenth Street Pacers Family Night! pacers logo

Dear Families,

We are planning our second annual excursion for families and staff to watch an Indiana Pacers game. Although this is a late February game, we thought it might be nice to get these ordered in time for a Christmas gift for children. Please notice that the first 25 Tenth Street students will be on the floor during announcements of players waving the large Pacer banner with Boomer! Last year we reserved 100 tickets in the same area, and we sold so many tickets that we had to create a separate section for the overflow. This year I have been promised a block of 200 tickets together. Let's hope that we fill all those seats for inexpensive, world class entertainment. Remember this event is for the entire family. Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, and sisters are all welcome to attend this family fun night. Thank you for considering this event.

Kent. W. Taylor

Tenth Street Pacers Family Night Ticket Form

Tenth Street Pacers T-Shirt Order Form

"Paws" for the Cause Positive Behavior Program Logo

               Tenth Street Elementary School has revised our positive behavior program through the help of a $29,000 grant from InteCare. Students have an opportunity to earn “Paw Dollars” from any staff member who identifies a student who is displaying qualities for being safe, being responsible, being respectful, and doing his/ her personal best. After receiving the Paw Dollars, students may redeem the bucks for activities in the class or choose a longer term option of saving it for bigger items at our school store or a chance at a drawing for a major item.

                As parents, we ask that you talk to your child about how many “Paw Dollars” they earned today. Then ask what they did to earn them. It is more likely that they will share their day than the typical exchange of “What did you do at school today?”… “Nothing!” dialogue. 

                Cash or prize donations to the store or grand prize are welcome to assist with the ongoing efforts.

Summer AR Testing

Tenth Street Summer AR Schedule

Parents/Guardians,

We are fortunate to have the Accelerated Reading program in our school. It improves our students’ comprehension skills which, in turn, enhances their learning.

Again, this summer, our school will provide a summer schedule of open AR testing dates. This will ensure comprehension accuracy over books read in the summer since student will not have to wait to test until school begins. Plus, they will accrue points in the summer that will carry over into the new school year. The testing dates are as follows on Mondays: June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and July 11th, 18th, and August 1st. The testing times will be 9:00-11:00 am and 4:00-6:00 pm. Students should enter the doors on the library level. Testing will be in the library. Testing will be open only for 4th and 5th graders for the 2016-17 school year.

We will post reminders on the Tenth Street Elementary Facebook page.

 

 

Art Fair Successful Fun! Art Fair at Tenth Street Elementary School

    On Thursday, April 7, the community experienced our fifth annual Art Fair at Tenth Street Elementary School. The evening was coordinated by Mrs. Smith and a team of parents. Through the efforts of many staff members, parents, and students, the children spent the evening actively engaged in the love and fellowship of art. 

    While attending the fair, the community was engaged in art centers and games. The inspiration for the entire evening came from Georgia O’Keefe. What a fabulous night for our kids!

We thank the parents and students whose efforts made this possible. If you would like to make a financial contribution to the efforts of future Art Fairs or the art program in general, feel free to contact our office about specifics. 

Come to the 6th Annual Tenth Street Family Art Fair! flowers

Tenth Street Elementary School Fifth Grade Students will be hosting our annual Art Fair for the entire community Thursday, April 7 from 4:00- 6:00 p.m. Bring everyone to embrace the learning while engaging with art topics that are brought to life through the creative interpretations of our children. This year’s focus artist, who inspired our yearlong study in art, is Georgia O'Keeffe. Come learn with us!

Tenth Street DI Students Headed to Globals! Tenth Street Elementary students participated in the state finals for the Destination Imagination Program.

On Saturday, March 19 a team comprised entirely of present and past Tenth Street Elementary students participated in the state finals for the Destination Imagination Program in Fishers, Indiana. They competed against the stiffest competition from every region in our state. 

            It is with great pride that we announce that our team won first overall in the state. Congratulations goes out to:

Julian Bonner; Casey Haggh; Cassie Merrimon; Logan Meservy; Brooke Metcalf; Jaryn Weinel; and David Werner. We appreciate the coaching of Mr. Gil Weinel in helping our students realize their full potential.

            The team’s next step will be to compete in their focal area against teams from all over the world in Knoxville Tennessee the last week in May. Good luck to each of you.

Tenth Street Quarter Auction Tomorrow Night!

Please review the fabulous prizes in the Tenth Street Quarter Auction. Remember the doors open at 6:00 p.m. at St. Joseph's Parish Center.

It truly is a lot of fun. We thank the entire community for their generous support and attendance.

Click Here to View All the Wonderful Items at the Auction!

Congratulations to the Tenth Street Math Bowl Team! The Math Bowl students! A special thanks to teachers Mrs. Jaqcue Beier and Mrs. Stephanie Buse for preparing the students for a successful outcome.

Tenth Street Elementary School would like to take an opportunity to congratulate our Math Bowl Team on their second place Regional finish. Last year our team scored 22 points and this year we scored 24 points.

Also, last year we were 34th in the state, and this year our team achieved a 31st out of 106 teams statewide. Way to go boys and girls. We are all very proud of you.

The Math Bowl students are: Tori Brandt, Cassie Merrimon, Brynne Brosmer, Issac Anderson, Eloy Soto, Hillary Springer, Joshua Trinidad, David Werner, Kaleigh Dunn, Xavier Paeth, Olivia Steltenpohl, Levin Cozza, Xavier Lopez, Logan Albrecht, and Douglas Whipking. A special thanks to teachers Mrs. Jaqcue Beier and Mrs. Stephanie Buse for preparing the students for a successful outcome.

Congratulations Tenth Street DI Team di

Congratulations goes out to our Destination Imagination Team for a 1st place Regional finish in Sellersburg, IN.  They now qualify to compete on Saturday, March 19th at the State competition Fishers, IN. The DI team: Julian Bonner, Casey Haggh, Brooke Metcalf, Cassie Merrimon, Logan Meservy, Jaryn Weinel and David Werner. A special thanks to parent coach Gil Weinel for working with the students achieving a successful outcome. Good Luck at State!

Pacer Family Fun Night Very Important Reminders

VERY IMPORTANT...If your child is to stay at school for the Pacer trip, we still need a letter from your stating this.

As a reminder to those families who are going to the Pacer game tomorrow, we are attaching an agenda that you received when you received your tickets.

Buses will be in the far east parking lot near highway 231. Cars joining the caravan will file in behind the buses.

Three trophies will be given at 3:20 p.m.: Best Decorated Car; Adult Spirit Winner, and Student Spirit Winner.

Please do not be late, because the bus will leave at 3:30 according to Mr. Taylor's "Verizon Phone".

Wear tennis shoes, because if we get there early enough we might have a chance to get on the Pacer's basketball court (no promises).

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Circle the State With Song Choral Festival 10th Street Choir

We would like to announce that Tenth Street Elementary School under the direction of Mr. Jason Homby will be participating in this year's Circle the State with Song program at Jasper Middle School on Saturday, March 5.

This year's students are:

Olivia Andrews; Tori Brandt; Kaitlyn Chitwood; Kaleigh Dunn; Kylie Lamkin; Cassie Merriman; Vanessa Mejia Morales; Kade Mundy; Karen Rivas Baires;Lillian Robinson; Gabrielle Ross; Mason Schoenbachler; Breanna Smith; and Hillary Springer.

10th Street Pacers Family Fun Night News and T-shirt Order Form 10th Street Pacers Family Fun Night News and T-shirt

The Tenth Street Pacers Family Night is coming up soon. To show your support for Tenth Street and the Pacers, you have the opportunity to purchase T-shirts for game night. Please click the link for the order form below. Order deadline is February 5th.

Departure Date: Friday, February 26, 2016

Departure Time: 3:30pm

Departure Location: Tenth Street Elementary Parking Lot

Game Time: 7:00pm

Return Time: 12:30am

Return Location: Tenth Street Elementary Parking Lot

Pacers Night T-shirt Order Form

 

Winter Weather Conditions

      Once again it is the time of year when we all worry about road conditions. Dr. Lorey will be working hard to determine the school day status as early as possible. We will utilize the automated phone message delivery system that was used last year.  To ensure that you are prepared, please monitor W.I.T.Z. radio, FM 104.7. If you find that your number was not called, please contact the office at 812-482-2529.

Destination Imagination Competition

       Tenth Street Elementary School is proud to announce that on Saturday February 27, we will have children participating in a D.I. competition at Silver Creek Middle School in Sellersburg, IN.  We are proud to announce that our school has a team competing in this event. The following students will be participating: Julian Bonner; Casey Haggh; Cassie Merrimon; Logan Meservy; Brooke Metcalf; Jaryn Weinel; David Werner.

A special thank you goes out to our parent coach Gil Weinel for the effort in making this year. We wish you good luck and a lot of fun!

 

 

Tenth Street 5th Grade Spelling Bee Congratulations to Tori Brandt (Mr. Schipp's class) for winning the 5th grade spelling bee. She will represent Tenth Street at the Tri-State spelling bee in Evansville. Ana Sandoval (Mrs. Meyer's class) is first runner up

Congratulations to Tori Brandt (Mr. Schipp's class) for winning the 5th grade spelling bee. She will represent Tenth Street at the Tri-State spelling bee in Evansville. Ana Sandoval (Mrs. Meyer's class) is first runner up. Great job girls!

American Legion Flag Test/Essay Contest Congratulations to 4th graders Emma Flamion (Mrs. Knies' class) and Malakai Fleming (Mrs. Bueltel's class) for being selected as the winners of the American Legion Flag Test/Essay contest!

Congratulations to 4th graders Emma Flamion (Mrs. Knies' class) and Malakai Fleming (Mrs. Bueltel's class) for being selected as the winners of the American Legion Flag Test/Essay contest!

Gift of Love Program Christmas tree

November 18, 2015                                              

Dear Parents:

 

Annually, Tenth Street Elementary School students participate

in a gift of love program for area institutions that make life better

for all of Dubois County. Each year we make a very

special statement of gratitude for a special friend who serves 

the interests of our community.

Starting Monday, November 23 and continuing until Wednesday,

December 16, we will be accepting monetary gifts from the

children. Regardless of the size of donation, a child will

receive an ornament that they can personalize and hang proudly on

the Tenth Street Elementary School Christmas Tree. This year all donations will be

given to the Tenth Street Elementary School Student Assistance fund where the

Student Assistance Team can help needy children in our school.

 

Please remember that the holiday season brings an opportunity to reflect on what is important to us. We, at Tenth Street Elementary, are proud to be a part of the Jasper community in the great county of Dubois. With this gift, we hope that it only enhances our community. We once again appreciate your support in our endeavors.

Sincerely,

Kent W. Taylor 

 

 

Tenth Street Christmas Program

                Tuesday, December 1, is our Christmas program date. Our Third Grade’s program is at 6:30 & Fourth and Fifth Grade’s is at 7:45. In order to make for a smoother evening this year, we are asking that you consider a few things:

  1. Please consider carpooling.

  2. If you are of healthy body, please park a block or two from school to enable the less fortunate easier access.

  3. Please leave small children at home this evening. We ask that you opt for them to attend our dress rehearsal in the afternoon.

  4. Please don’t stay for both performances unless you have children in both performances.

    We hope that these suggestions can serve all in having a happier evening. Thank you for considering these options.   

Spell Bowl Celebrates Success Tenth Street Spell Bowl Students with Mrs. Jasper and Mrs. Pfau

         Thursday, November 19 at Ireland Elementary School, twelve students participated in this year’s statewide Spell Bowl Competition. We are proud to announce that our team finished with 47 out of 56 points, which was good enough for a second place finish in our division regionally. We did finish 19th statewide in our division. Way to go team!

        Congratulations to our spellers for a night they will always remember. This year’s spellers were: Isaac Anderson; Cambria Brown; Corbyn Decker; Kaleigh Dunn; Serenidy Eckerle; Jane Franklin; Tammy Lam; Haley Laymon; Vanessa Mejia Morales; Allanah Nichols; Gabi Schmitt; and Sydney Schmitt.

        Furthermore, we would like to thank Mrs. Jasper and Mrs. Pfau for all their help with coaching this year. Great job!

10th Street Elementary Book Fair

Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the book kids want to read right into our school. It's a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child's reading habits.

Book Fair Dates: Wednesday, October 7th- Wednesday, October 14th

Shopping hours: 8:30am-5:30am

Special Extended Hours:  Friday, October 9th Screen on the Green Night 9:00am-7:30pm Come to the Book Fair before the movie with your family!

Saturday, October 10th 9:00am-11:00am "Doughnuts with Dad & Muffins with Mom" Come Saturday morning to shop for books and have breakfast too!

If you are unable toattend the Book Fair in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at scholastic.com/fair. Our Online Fair is available from Friday, October 2nd to Friday, October 16th.

Screen on the Green Family Night

Mark your calendars! On Friday, October 9th, students may bring their entire family to Tenth Street Elementary  School's annual "Screen on the Green" night! The featured FREE movie will be "Monsters University." Bring your chairs and blankets to enjoy movie night under the stars at Ruxer Fields! Concessions will be available.

Tenth Street Spell Bowl Team

We are proud to announce that the following students  are on the 2015-16 Spell Bowl Team: Issac Anderson;  Cambria Brown; Corbyn Decker; Kaleigh Dunn; Serenidy Eckerle; Jane Frankklin; Tammy Lam; Haley Laymon; Vaness Mejia Morales; Allanah Nichols; Gabi Schmitt; and Sydney Schmitt. These students represent our school in a state-wide spelling competition at Ireland Elementary on Thursday, November 19th. A special thank you to Mrs. Jaasper and Mrs. Pfau for their efforts in preparing our team for victory.

Greater Jasper Consolidated Schools (GJCS) takes pride in providing quality educational programs that meet the needs and aspirations of our students.  We are committed to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment, as well as creating intellectually challenging experiences while exercising prudent fiscal stewardship. We are committed to excellence in preparing our students academically and socially for their individual life pursuits.

The GJCS Board of Trustees, administrators, teachers, and paraprofessional staff support student learning through high quality academic standard complimented by a broad variety of extra-curricular opportunities.

We believe education is the shared responsibility of the school, home, and community. The shared commitment of stakeholders to foster the development of a student’s physical, social, emotional, ethical, and moral competence will prepare our students to be productive members of our community, state, and nation.

Our commitment to excellence is enhancing the future opportunities for every student at each step of their educational journey.

Yours in education,
Dr. Tracy Lorey

GJCS Earns Distinction of District-Wide Accreditation

GJCS has earned the distinction of District-Wide accreditation through AdvancED, a global leader in advancing excellence in education through continuous improvement, organizational effectiveness, and accreditation.  District accreditation is a systemic approach to sustainable improvement that:

  • Builds capacity of the school to increase and sustain student learning
  • Stimulates and supports improvement and effectiveness throughout the school district
  • Ensures all people, processes, departments in the district work in concert
  • Strengthens efforts to meet accountability requirements
  • Encourages growth beyond compliance to achieve excellence
  • Promotes continuous improvement
Seeking Distinguished Alumni

GJCS is currently seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni award given annually to Jasper High School graduates who have distinguished themselves in their chosen field.  Candidates must have graduated at least twenty (20) years before being eligible for consideration.  Graduates from 1994 or earlier will be considered.

Please complete the nomination form found in the following link and return to:

ALUMNI NOMINATION FORM 2015.doc

Dr. Tracy Lorey, Superintendent
1520 St. Charles
Jasper, IN 47546
tlorey@gjcs.k12.in.us

School Accountability Grades Released

The Indiana Department of Education released school accountability grades for schools and districts in the state of Indiana.  GJCS schools received the following ratings:

Greater Jasper Consolidated Schools        A
Jasper High School                                     A
Jasper Middle School                                  A
Fifth Street Elementary                               A
Tenth Street Elementary                             A
Ireland Elementary                                      A

Congratulations to 3rd Grade Student Evan Nordhoff! 2016 Association of Indiana Counties Southwest Region 3rd grade essay contest winner, Evan!

Congratulations to Evan Nordhoff for winning the 2016 Association of Indiana Counties Southwest Region 3rd grade essay contest! Evan read his essay this morning to the Tenth Street students. Evan's essay is about the rich history of southwest Indiana. He shared his knowledge of Toussaint Dubois, how Dubois County was named, and also his admiration of our 16th President Abraham Lincoln. Evan is the first Dubois County 3rd grader to achieve this award. Way to go Evan! We are all so proud of you!

Looking For Something FUN to do this Summer?

If you are looking for FUN summer activites, check out the link below for various camps being held this summer. Whether you like Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, Gymnastics, Music, Creative Thinking or Strength Conditioning, there is a camp for everyone! For more information on each camp, click on the link.

Summer Programs & Camps