Upcoming Events in Sept/Oct!
September 01, 2022
Come join us for a variety of different events coming this September and October. Here are just a few of the many activities that you can come join us!
- Friday, September 9th: Football vs Lourdes Central Catholic*
- Tuesday, September 20th: NHS Red Cross Blood Drive
- Friday, September 23rd: Annual Title 1 Pumpkin Night
- Tuesday/Wednesday, September 27th/28th: Scholastic Book Fair
- Sunday, October 2nd: Thunderbird Homecoming Tailgate
- Friday, October 7th: JCC Booster Club Social
- Saturday, October 8th: Thunderbird Fall Classic Golf Tournament
- Friday, October 14th: Cook Site Fitness Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
- Saturday, October 15th: Miles 4 Music 5K Fundraiser
Please keep reading below for some additional details about some of these events below!
Football vs Lourdes Central Catholic (9.9.22)
*Please note that this game has an **early kickoff of 3 PM** (vs the traditional 7 PM). Due to the early kickoff, all fans are asked to be aware of additional students at the game. Students at the Tecumseh Site (Grades K-3, 9-12) will attend the game with their teachers. Students at the Cook Site (Grades 4-8) can attend if picked up by parents. Middle school students who will be playing in the band will have school transportation provided.
- Visiting fans from Lourdes will have seating available on the east side of the field.
- Grades K-3 will sit in the north set of bleachers on the home/west side of the field.
- Grades 9-12 will sit in the main section of the home/west side of the field -- they will located near the northern part of the section near the band.
Please be aware of this additional student traffic!
Annual Title 1 Pumpkin Night (9.23.22)
Join us to learn about the Title 1 program! There will be a required informational meeting and activity at 5:15 PM in the high school cafeteria. Then join us for free pumpkin decorating and a free hot dog, chips, & drink. This also includes free admission to the JCC football game vs Freeman. Participants must participate in the informational meeting.
Thunderbird Homecoming Tailgate (10.2.22)
Kickoff the 2022 JCC Homecoming Week with the Thunderbird Tailgate! There will be food available from Paradise Eats and donuts available by the dozen from Hurts Donuts! Join us for yard games and food at the high school football field near the concession stand/playground starting at 5 PM. The bonfire lighting (east of the football field) will be at approximately 7 PM.
Schedule of Events:
5:30 PM - Food and Games begin
6:55 PM - Band plays pep songs to signal beginning of pep rally
7:00 PM - Cheerleaders lead cheers
7:03 PM - Coaches talk (Ben Swanson, Ryan Haughton, Tim Hedger, Nick Weber)
7:05 PM - Light the bonfire
JCC Booster Club Social (10.7.22)
The JCC Booster Club is hosting a social open to everyone on Friday, October 7th! The social will begin after the Homecoming Coronation. Come enjoy some hors d'oeuvres at the Tecumseh Country Club for this event!
Thunderbird Fall Classic Golf Tournament (10.8.22)
Open to all alumni, family, & friends, join us for a 4-person scramble at the Tecumseh Country Club. Cost is $160/team and tee time is 9 AM! There will be flag prizes and meal included. This is a great opportunity to stay connected or make new connections with alumni and friends of JCC!
Cook Site Fitness Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (10.14.22)
On Friday, October 14, Governor Pete Ricketts and Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils (NFGFC) will be at Johnson County Central Schools in Cook to help celebrate our new $100,000 DON’T QUIT! Fitness Center. Johnson County Central School will be recognized by the Governor’s Fitness Council as an outstanding school. The school and staff will be recognized for demonstrating leadership and for the importance our district places on physical fitness and the health of our students.
Johnson County Central was one of three schools in Nebraska selected to receive the award. Staff submitted an application and worked with students to create a video to apply for the gift. Each fitness center is financed through public/private partnerships with companies like The Coca-Cola Company, Anthem Foundation, Wheels Up and Nike, and does not rely on taxpayer dollars or state funding. My Fitness Store Commercial provides all the fitness equipment. The foundation’s goal is to build a nation of the fittest, healthiest kids in the world. We are very excited for our new fitness center and equipment.
Parents and Patrons are welcome to attend the Ribbon Cutting event on Friday, October 14th at 8:30 AM!
Miles 4 Music 5K Fundraiser (10.15.22)
The JCC Band is hosting the 3rd Annual Miles for Music 5K on Saturday, October 15th at 9 AM! Registration can be done online or at the table the morning of the event. Cost to participate is $15 for adults and $5 for students. Bikers and scooters welcome!