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Johnson County Coalition Students Attend Legislative Day

By Peters, Joan | March 27, 2015

Three high school students attended the Region V Systems Legislative Day at the Nebraska State Capitol on Thursday, March 26 th . This year the coalitions partnered with Project Extra Mile to give the legislature information on issues . . . read more

Purcell honored in Believers & Achievers program

March 20, 2015

JCC senior Michael Purcell was recognized as a 2014-15 recipient of the NSAA Believers & Achievers award at Pinnacle Bank Arena during the Girls' State Basketball Tournament Finals on March 7, 2015.  Michael is the . . . read more

FFA Named Monsanto Grow Communities Winner

March 2, 2015

On Friday, the Johnson County Central FFA Chapter received a check for $2,500 from Monsanto Fund as a part of the America’s Farmers Grow Communities.  Allan Beethe, of Johnson County, was selected as one of the Nebraska . . . read more

Vocal Music Happenings

By Tom Doran | February 27, 2015

We are back into a routine in the vocal music realm and what a whirlwind the first part of this semester has been.  Starting with January 11 & 12, Kaycee Bartels & Grant Moles traveled to Crete and participated in the Doane Vocal . . . read more

State AcaDeca Results

On February 20-21, the Johnson County Central Academic Decathlon team competed at State Academic Decathlon at the University of Omaha. Grant Moles competed in the honors category where he placed 2 nd in Math and Interview. Bryan Murphy . . . read more

National FFA Week

February 20, 2015

The JCC FFA Chapter is celebrating National FFA Week -- February 21-28, 2015. FFA is the largest student organization at JCC -- and with 66 members, it is the largest it's ever been!  This year, you can help celebrate with a . . . read more

ELDA Testing - ELL News

By Weber, Lisa | February 6, 2015

            It is time again for the yearly ELDA Testing.   ELDA stands for English Language Development Assessment.  This state test assesses students’ abilities in English in the form . . . read more

Tutorial: Deleting Email Contact

Deleting an Email Contact #1 - Open your email inbox. #2 - Click on the Apps button in the upper right corner -- it’s the bundle of little white squares. #3 - Click on “more” at the bottom of the . . . read more

ECNC Tournament

January 26, 2015

The 2015 ECNC Basketball Tournament brackets are set!  Updated schedule:  • JCC Girls Basketball will face Conestoga on Thursday, Feb. 5th at 7:15 p.m. in Auburn.  • JCC Boys Basketball will play Mead . . . read more

AcaDeca Heading to State!

By Tina Richardson | January 19, 2015

The Johnson County Central Academic Decathlon team competed at Regionals on January 17, 2015. The nine students competed in seven events. There were six individual tests which included Language/Literature, Art, Music, Economics, Math, and . . . read more

2015 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament

January 8, 2015

Come watch the Thunderbird Basketball teams in the 2015 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament held in Beatrice, Neb., starting on January 12th.  FINAL UPDATE: The JCC Lady Thunderbirds finished the MUDECAS Tournament 1-1. In the . . . read more

2014 Johnson County Coalition Banquet

By Peters, Joan | December 8, 2014

Kelsie Kaster and Hannah Swanda were awarded top student volunteers at the Johnson County Coalition’s annual banquet this past week. Awards were also presented to Terry Keebler and his wife for their generous support of our annual fun . . . read more

JCC Students Attend Leadership Symposium at UNL

By Shelley Moles | November 17, 2014

Johnson County Central High School students Roberto Silos, Jesse Reyes, Alejandra Rojas, Jesus Castor and Samuel Saldivar were invited to attend the Latino Leadership Symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus on Wednesday, . . . read more

Happenings in the Band Department

By Fricke, Emily | November 10, 2014

The high school band worked very hard this marching season. Of course, there is always still work to be done and improvements to be made and we will continue to use the same skills we've been working into the concert season.   . . . read more

High School English - British Literature

By Farris, Kris | October 27, 2014

In British Literature classes, seniors have been studying Medieval literature.  While reading The Canterbury Tales, students focused on Chaucer's art of characterization. Students helped the characters come to life in the classroom . . . read more

HS Science Update

By Justesen, Nichole | October 27, 2014

The science department has been really busy this year, and I can hardly believe we are almost done with 1 st quarter. This year I have included a science current event day every Friday. This allows students to do research and see who science . . . read more

JCC FFA qualifies for National Land Judging

October 26, 2014

Johnson County Central FFA Land Judging Team of Samantha Teten, Isaac Buss, Cody Beethe, and Jessica Bohling has qualified to compete at Nationals after securing a 4th Place finish at the State Land Judging Competition held in McCook, Neb. on . . . read more

One Act Play Production: The Cop and the Anthem

By Durre, Tania | October 21, 2014

The Johnson County Central High School One Act Play cast and crew are eagerly preparing for this fall’s production of The Cop and the Anthem . This play is a comedy adapted for the stage by Mark Bucci from a short story with the same . . . read more

Cross Country: Heading to State!

October 20, 2014

Congratulations to our state qualifying cross country runners! The Girls Cross Country Team of Angelica Wellman, Annika McDonald, Aleisha McDonald & Diana Cruz quailifed for state as well as Sam Saldivar from the boys team.  The . . . read more

More Ways to Read Books!

September 8, 2014

We have expanded our wonderful high school library and now have e-books available through the ESU #2 E-book Consortium. High School students and teachers will be able to check out e-books on their iPads. After one to two weeks, depending on . . . read more

Johnson County Central Students Meet With Senator Watermeier

March 10, 2014

Johnson County Coalition Attends Nebraska Prevention Legislative Day To promote awareness of county prevention coalitions and to promote laws regarding substance abuse the Johnson County Coalition headed to the state capitol on Friday, . . . read more

Contest Season

February 25, 2014

Contest Time Contest time is approaching in the music department! The HS band is diligently getting ready for MUDECAS contest as well as District Music Contest which JCC is hosting both this year. We do have a number of students that are also . . . read more

Remembering the Fallen

October 15, 2012


Youth L.E.A.D. Conference

Joan Peters

Youth L.E.A.D. Conference Leadership – Education – Achievement – Dedication by Mrs. Peters Eight members of the 3-D Group attended this Leadership conference at  Peru State College on March 7th. Students from across . . . read more

Valentine Cakes

Mr. Thomas Doran

For Valentines Day the Independent Living classes competed in a cake decorating contest complete with fondant and butter cream frosting.  Each group had the opportunity to plan out their cake designs Tuesday and Wednesday before . . . read more

Two JCC Students Attend Leadership Symposium at UNL

November 30, 2011         Seth Laver and Michael Werner were invited to attend the Black Leadership Symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. Reverend Jesse Jackson, the keynote speaker, . . . read more

New Calculators in Math Classroom

Ben Swanson

I would like to recognize and thank the Tecumseh Public Schools Foundation Inc. for providing the funds to purchase 75 Texas Instruments-30XIIS scientific calculators for use in my math classroom.  These calculators will be checked-out . . . read more

Nebraska State Cheer/Dance Spirit Award

by Lisa Schuster

The Johnson County Central Cheerleading Squad competed at the Nebraska State Cheer & Dance Competition Febr 18th – 19th, 2011.  The members of the competing squad were: Brittany Wolken, Michelle Vongphakdy, Jennifer Carnagey, Emma . . . read more

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Home of the Thunderbirds!

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