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JCC Cheer Camp

May 18, 2022

Johnson County Central will host a JCC Cheer Champ on June 27th, 28th, and 30th in the High School Gym! Email amber.beard@jccentral.org for more information! 2022 JCC Cheer Camp When: June 27th, 28th, & 30th Where: High . . . read more

2022 Youth Volleyball Camp

May 16, 2022

Johnson County Central Volleyball will host a Youth Volleyball Camp for 3rd-6th graders on July 18th & 19th. The camp will be 10 AM to Noon at the High School.  All JCC students entering grades 3rd through 6th are invited -- and . . . read more

2022 Summer Activities Links

May 10, 2022

Bookmark this page for a quick list of links to all of the activities going on this summer 2022 at Johnson County Central! Summer Volleyball Schedule 2022 JCC Youth Volleyball Camp (July 18th-19th) 2022 Thunderbird Boys . . . read more

JCC Girls Basketball Youth Camp

May 10, 2022

The Johnson County Central Girls Basketball Team will be hosting a Girls Basketball Youth Camp on May 24th-27th, 2022.  The camp will be in the High School Gym in Tecumseh. Grades 3rd-6th will be 9 AM to 10:30 AM. And Grades . . . read more

Summer Lunch 2022

May 10, 2022

Johnson County Central | Summer Meals *EAT UP* Johnson County Central School Summer Meals – With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about summer meals while school is out. Johnson County Central . . . read more

2022 Thunderbird Boys Basketball Camps

April 19, 2022

The JCC High School Boys Basketball Staff is offering camps for current (2021-22) 3rd through 7th grade boys -- there will be a 3rd through 5th grade camp and a 6th-7th Grade camp.  Read below for more information! Registration . . . read more

JCC Facilities Bond Website

JCC Public Schools is working with a team of architects, engineers, and construction managers to evaluate what our district needs to grow for the future. Information collected from state and county data, members of the community, and the . . . read more

Open House: Facility Tour Dates Announced

March 14, 2022

Johnson County Central Public Schools' Board of Education will be hosting Open Houses & Special Board of Education Meetings in March and April. All residents of the Johnson County Central School District are invited and encouraged to . . . read more

Message from Superintendent Rother

February 24, 2022

Message from Superintendent Jon Rother:  In the article titled “ Bond Election Vote for New JCC School Facility on May 10 ” in the Tecumseh Chieftain (2/24/22), there is one quotation attributed to me that I would like . . . read more

JAG Nebraska Career Specialist Opening

February 22, 2022

- Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Nebraska Career Specialist - The United Way of the Midlands is currently accepting applications for a JAG Nebraska Career Specialist. The United Way of the Midlands will be partnering . . . read more

JCC Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services - REVIEWED

February 15, 2022

Through the American Rescue Plane (ARP) and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER), Johnson County Central is allocated to receive $784,461 in federal funds to address the needs of students, their safe return to school . . . read more

E-rate Cat2.2022

January 28, 2022

Cat2.2022 E-Rate Documents RFP - Cat2.2022 AP Licensing (PDF) Johnson County Central Public Schools is seeking proposals for support and management licensing for eighty-four (84) access points. Proposed support and management . . . read more

Superintendent Monthly Update: February 2022

The Bond | The 2022-23 School Calendar

Jon Rother | January 27, 2022

Superintendent Monthly Update By Jon Rother February 2022 The Bond On May 10, 2022, Johnson County Central voters will decide whether to build a new facility for the education and safety of all students . . . read more

2022 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament

January 3, 2022

The brackets have been released for the 2022 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament held in Beatrice, Nebraska. The tournament will run Monday through Saturday, January 10th-15th, 2022, at the Beatrice City Auditorium and Beatrice Middle School.  . . . read more

2021 JCC Winter Music Concert Replays

December 14, 2021

Please check out the replays from all of our winter music programs! A big thank you to our music directors Tom Doran & Emily Fricke! Grades 9-12 Concert: 12/2/21 Grades 4-8 Concert: 12/10/21 . . . read more

JCC Preschool Enrollment: OPEN NOW!

December 1, 2021

JCC Preschool Application Form (CLICK HERE!) Dear Family, It is time to begin thinking about the 2022-2023 preschool academic year. We know you are your child’s first and most important teacher, and we would love to join . . . read more

HOSA Blood Drive: Dec 7th

November 24, 2021

HOSA is sponsoring a Blood Drive on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at the JCC HS Gym.  We are hoping you might take about an hour out of your day to donate blood and help save lives of patients in need.   If you would like to . . . read more

Superintendent Monthly Update: JCC School Bond Steering Committee

November 14, 2021

Superintendent Monthly Update: November 2021 JCC School Bond Steering Committee Who They Are and What They Do By Jon Rother Please click here for  PDF  (printable) version. In the process of discussing an . . . read more

Veterans Day Programs Replays

November 12, 2021

Johnson County Central held two Veterans Day Programs on Thursday, November 11th, 2021. Here are the replays from both programs.  Thank you Kristen Gordon and Keith Osterhoudt, today’s honored speakers, for your service to our . . . read more

Save the Date: JCC Preschool Enrollment Opens Dec 1st

November 8, 2021

Johnson County Central Preschool enrollment opens December 1st, 2021, for the 2022-23 school year. An online application can be completed beginning on December 1st, 2021 on www.jccentral.org.  If you have any questions or would . . . read more

First Grade News!!!

October 7, 2021

With the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment organizations, we are excited to tell you that we received a School Bus for the Arts grant from these organizations to support our visit to The Rose Theatre . . . read more

Rock Into Reading at the Scholastic Book Fair!

September 20, 2021

Johnson County Central Public Schools is hosting a Book Fair at the Elementary and Middle School libraries.  September 20th-24th, 2021 Hours: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday - 3:35 PM to 4:00 PM Wednesday during P/T . . . read more

FanCloth: Cheerleader Clothing Fundraiser

September 14, 2021

The cheerleaders are once again having their FanCloth clothing fundraiser. Please view the attached catalog and the variety of options for clothing. JCC Cheer FanCloth Fundraiser Please view the catalog through the link provided . . . read more

Announcing the Thunderbird Fall Classic Golf Tournament Starting in October 2021

September 13, 2021

Johnson County Central is proud to announce a brand new event open to all Thunderbird alumni and all alumni of any former schools who are now part of the Thunderbird Family!  Please join us for the first annual Thunderbird Fall . . . read more

JCC American Rescue Plan ESSER III Public Survey

September 10, 2021

Through the federal American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief fund, Johnson County Central is eligible for $785,009 to continue safe in-person instruction and to address unfinished teaching and learning to mitigate . . . read more

Homecoming 2021 - Spirit Week

August 30, 2021

Homecoming King & Queen Coronation:  Starting planning for the 2021 JCC Homecoming Spirit Week coming September 13th-17th! The Spirit Week will conclude with the parade on Friday, Sept 17th, the football game vs . . . read more

School Picture Day Is Coming Soon!

August 19, 2021

You now have the convenience to place an online order for School Pictures! Order your school pictures before picture day on Friday, September 3rd, 2021! If you'd like to order by cash or check, an envelope will be sent home with your . . . read more

School Lunches for 2021-22 School Year

August 2, 2021

School Meals at No Charge for All Students (8/2/21) PDF SCHOOL MEALS AT NO CHARGE FOR ALL STUDENTS Effective for the School Year 2021-22, Johnson County Central will serve meals at no charge to enrolled students. The U.S. . . . read more

JCC Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services

American Rescue Plan & Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds

July 13, 2021

Through the American Rescue Plane (ARP) and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER), Johnson County Central is allocated to receive $784,461 in federal funds to address the needs of students, their safe return to school . . . read more

Summer Lunch 2021

May 18, 2021

JCC Summer Lunch Program 2021 MEET UP, *EAT UP*  Let's meet up for some good food and fun!!! WHEN : May 24th thru July 29th TIME : 11:30 am to 12:30 pm No Meals Fridays or Holidays WHERE : JCC High School . . . read more

Summer Reading

May 14, 2021

You can continue to practice your reading through Renaissance Accelerated Reading! Go to: https://global-zone50.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/204229 Login with your usual AR username and password. Use the myOn e-books . . . read more

JCC Facilities Story

Putting "it" in Front of the Public - Written by Jon Rother  (Click on link for a printable PDF) When the Nemaha Valley and Tecumseh school districts merged in 2007, there was a lot of uncertainty. What will our new . . . read more

NSAA Student Advisory Committee Selection

April 15, 2021

GREAT NEWS! JCC’s Rita Ceballos has been selected to serve on the NSAA Student Advisory Committee for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years!  We are very proud of Rita for this honor. She will serve on the committee for . . . read more

Third Quarter Honor Roll - High School & Middle School

March 18, 2021

Congratulations to all students recognized on the Third Quarter Honor Roll!  JCC Middle School - 3rd Quarter Honor Roll (PDF) JCC High School - 3rd Quarter Honor Roll (PDF) read more

JCC Striv Sponsorship Opportunity

May 11th, 2022 Dear Potential Supporter, JCC Striv is excited to provide to offer sponsorships for our student live stream crew for our second straight year ! This is a great opportunity not only to highlight your business to a . . . read more

Buy A Yearbook!

Click here to purchase a JCC Yearbook online!  read more

E-rate Cat2.2021

February 3, 2021

Cat2.2021 E-rate Documents RFP - Cat2.2021 Firewall (PDF) Johnson County Central Public Schools is seeking proposals for, or highly equivalent to, CIPAfilter firewall device; part number CF350. See Appendix A for further . . . read more

JCC Preschool Applications

January 11, 2021

The Johnson Country Central Preschool Program will be accepting applications starting February 1st for the 2021-22 school year.  Preschool Application Form (Click Here) Dear Family, It is time to begin thinking . . . read more

2021 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament

January 4, 2021

Click below for the full final brackets with all scores (PDF) 2021 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament - Girls Bracket 2021 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament - Boys Bracket . . . read more

2020 JCC Christmas Music Concert (VIDEO)

December 22, 2020

Johnson County Central Public Schools is excited to showcase a variety of vocal & instrumental groups featuring all K-12 grades for our 2020 Christmas Music Concert. Please enjoy this video we have created to celebrate this festive . . . read more

Revised School Calendar (12/15/20)

December 17, 2020

Due to the ongoing uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, two additional teacher work days have been added to the calendar; January 29th and March 1st. There will be no school for students on these days, however teachers and staff will be . . . read more

JCC PTO Wish Tree

November 30, 2020

The JCC PTO is happy to offer the Wish Tree again this year for the teachers at JCC! Due to COVID restrictions, we decided to put together an Amazon gift list to share. Please reach out to the JCC PTO Facebook page if you have any . . . read more

Three C's

November 18, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the state, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Governor’s office have launched a campaign to encourage Nebraskans to stay committed to good health habits. The . . . read more

New Online Payment System: SchoolPay

November 10, 2020

On Monday, November 30th, Johnson County Central Public Schools will be moving to a new online payment system called SchoolPay for all online lunch payments. In order to make this transition as easy as possible, we will be sending out . . . read more

Band Fundraiser - Watkins

November 8, 2020

Support the band by ordering Watkins Products. All orders and money are due to the school by Thursday, Nov. 19th. Please make sure to completely fill out your order form. All orders should arrive before Christmas break.  Watkins . . . read more

Subdistrict Volleyball

October 22, 2020

The JCC Volleyball team will play in the C2-1 Subdistrict at Freeman . All games will be live streamed on the Freeman Striv Channel  ( striv.tv/freeman ). Fans will be asked to immediately clear the gym & building at the . . . read more

Miles for Music 5K

October 13, 2020

This Saturday morning at 9:00 AM is the Miles for Music 5K! We hope you can come and support the band department by running, walking, or even riding a bike on our route. Bring friends! Registration table opens at 8:15am. Walk ups are . . . read more

Booster Club T-Bird Apparel

October 1, 2020

The JCC T-Bird Booster Club is hosting an online Thunderbird Apparel store. The store will be available all year -- and will have different specials each month. The first 2 weeks of October is free shipping! Thunderbird Store Link . . . read more

JCC Event & Protocol Updates (9/29/2020)

September 29, 2020

EVENT UPDATES: Due to COVID-related reasons here are the upcoming changes to our activities: Girls Golf:  Thursday, October 1st, JCC will not be participating in the Lincoln Christian Invite Football:   . . . read more

Fan Cloth Fundraiser - JCC Cheerleaders

September 21, 2020

The JCC Cheerleaders are selling JCC clothing to help defray the costs of uniforms, camp, and supplies. Please utilize the following link: Fan Cloth to shop for your JCC clothing . When asked for the student you are supporting please . . . read more

Scholastic Book Fair 2020

September 13, 2020

Let’s Have a Book Fiesta! Scholastic Book Fair in September Elementary and Middle School Libraries Reading is the most important skill you can teach a child. Of all the skills children learn, it is the one you can influence . . . read more

Homecoming Spirit Week

August 31, 2020

Homecoming 2020 Week of September 8th-11th Spirit Week Click here for a printable PDF schedule! Monday, Sept 7th: NO SCHOOL - LABOR DAY Tuesday, Sept 8th: Color Wars Seniors: Black Juniors: White . . . read more

JCC Arts Instagram

August 31, 2020

We have an Instagram! Join our 6th grade through 12th grade artists as they create. All are welcome, like, share, and connect. https://www.instagram.com/jcc.arts/ read more

Order Your School Pictures Today!

August 27, 2020

School pictures are scheduled for Friday, September 4th at both sites. Paper packets for ordering have already been sent home. You can also place your school photos orders online here:  www.martinphotography.hhimagehost.com . . . . read more

Away Event Protocols 2020-21

Thunderbirds,  We will try to post all protocols we have for both home & away events. Please remember, we do offer digital editions of our paper programs for our home events here . HOME EVENTS:  JCC Game Day . . . read more


Digital copies of all our paper programs will be made available here in PDF form.  January 19th, 2021 - JV/V G/B Basketball vs Weeping Water January 8th, 2021 - JV/V Girls Basketball vs Auburn  ( Parents Night Insert . . . read more

Cook Site Open House Presentations

August 5, 2020

Please check out the following Open House Presentations for Grades 4th-8th.  4th Grade Open House Presentation: Direct Link 5th Grade Open House Presentation: Direct Link 6th Grade Open . . . read more

JCC 2020-21 COVID Levels Protocol

*UPDATED 7-28-20*

Please click here for a printable PDF version of the   JCC 2020-21 COVID Levels Protocol  (PDF) Students, staff and visitors are to have a mask/facial covering available. If a student/staff/visitor does not have a mask or . . . read more

Superintendent Message: Starting the 2020-21 School Year

Superintendent Message: Starting the 2020-21 School Year A video message from JCC Superintendent Jon Rother on Wednesday, July 22, 2020: Starting the 2020-21 School Year References:  JCC 2020-21 COVID Levels . . . read more

SEL Resources Regarding COVID-19

LINKS: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 (National Association of School Psychologists) Helping Children Cope With Stress During The 2019-nCoV Outbreak (WHO) - PDF COVID-19: Coping With Stress . . . read more

Home Internet Survey

July 14, 2020

In order to help better serve our students, please fill out this form regarding home internet access as best as possible.  We will use this feedback to help determine areas of need for assistance with home internet access. Click . . . read more

School Improvement Progress: August 2020

July 14, 2020

School Improvement is an ongoing process that examines our practices, programs, and curriculum. From these observations we make plans to improve teaching practices to increase student learning and achievement. Standards alignment, assessment . . . read more

Student Assistance Team

July 14, 2020

Johnson County Central Schools has a Student Assistance Team (SAT) in place in each of the school buildings. This team is composed of classroom teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, and enrichment teachers who meet to discuss student . . . read more

JCC Early Start to 2020-21 School Year

June 22, 2020

In light of last school year’s COVID-19 events, JCC has made the decision to have an early start to the 2020-2021 school year. In doing such, we hope to get students back into school after a very long time away from our best . . . read more

Summer Reading Growth

June 3, 2020

For those students who want to build their reading skills and their love of reading Johnson County Central Elementary and Middle School will have the libraries available for a limited time this summer. Wednesdays from 11:30 . . . read more

Cook Site Student Honors Recognition

May 29, 2020

Please congratulate all students recognized for receiving the following awards: President's Award for Academic Excellence, Community Service Awards, Duke TIP Recipients, and academic excellence appearing on the Honor Roll with Distinction . . . read more

Summer Weight Room Information

2020 Summer Weight Room Guidelines June 1st - July 31st JCC SUMMER WEIGHT ROOM COVID-19 MONITORING PROTOCOL- SUMMER 2020 We will be following the NSAA guidelines for summer weight room. We are limiting our groups to . . . read more

End of School Year Video Message from Dr. Boldt

May 22, 2020

Please enjoy this video message from Interim Superintendent Dr. Galen Boldt at the end of the school year, published on May 22nd, 2020. read more

Summer Strength Training Survey

Summer Weight Training Survey Google Form Dear Student-Athletes, Please help us provide the best summer weight lifting experience by answering some questions about your needs.  The Governor and the NSAA have recently put . . . read more

Summer 2020 Lunch Program

May 15, 2020

Johnson County Central will be offering a Grab-n-Go Lunch with a breakfast for the following day starting Monday, June 1st and continuing through Thursday, July 16th . Lunches will be curbside pick-up Monday through Thursday in . . . read more

WATCH: JCC Board Meeting

The Johnson County Central Public Schools Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020, at 6:30 PM, will be streamed live on the JCC Striv Channel . To watch the meeting live, click here  ( . . . read more

Library Resources: AR & Axis360

March 23, 2020

Library information from Mrs. Peters: JCC students will be able to access Accelerated Reading quizzes with any internet access. The website is : https://global-zone50.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/204229 Students should log in . . . read more

Online Resources

Here is a running list of online resources available to students/families while school is temporarily closed.  Please click on each resource for more information.  (Updated 4/6/20 9:00 AM) . . . read more

Music Class Website

March 20, 2020

From Mrs. Fricke:  For all of my 4-6 Music kids/parents... you can now access our songs on the website we use in class for 30 days! Just follow the link! #GoJCC https://www.eemusicclass.com/shared/mSxCh7e9BsDav4Qa read more

Food Service Sign Up Link

March 18, 2020

Google Form Sign Up Link Johnson County Central is working to provide food for all JCC while the school is closed. This food service will be FREE for all JCC students ages 18 months-18 years. This will include a brown bag lunch and . . . read more

World Book Online

March 17, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,  Our school district has a subscription to  World Book Online!  This means you have FREE access from home or on the go with any internet-connected device.  What is  World Book Online . . . read more

Using Zoom (Instructions/FAQ)

March 15, 2020

One resource available to our students/staff for remote instruction is  Zoom . Below is a list of resources/instructions for using this app. Students should already have the Zoom app installed on their iPads. If available, students can . . . read more

Important Information about the Coronavirus

April 17th, 2020 Video Update Video update from JCC Superintendent Dr. Boldt (4/17/2020) April 2, 2020 ESU 4 School Districts Update + Video Update Video update from JCC Superintendent Dr. Boldt . . . read more

Southeast Nebraska Family Resource Fair

February 26, 2020

Southeast Nebraska Parent Fair for parents of students with disabilities at Syracuse Middle School. Flyer  (PDF) read more

E-Rate Cat2.2020

January 23, 2020

Cat2.2020 E-Rate Documents RFP - Cat2.2020 - UPS  (PDF) QUESTIONS: QUESTIONS ON POTENTIAL POWER DISTRIBUTION UNIT 1. Do you need horizontal or vertical? Horizontal is most desired. But either horizontal . . . read more

2020 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament (Updated)

January 6, 2020

The brackets have been released for the 2020 MUDECAS Basketball Tournament held in Beatrice, Nebraska. The tournament will run Monday through Saturday, January 13th-18th, 2020. The JCC Girls Basketball Team received the 3rd Seed in the B . . . read more

Circle of Security Parenting Class

December 18, 2019

All parents wish children came with instructions. It often feels like we’re just making it up as we go along, never sure if we’re getting it right. Circle of Security™-Parenting is an 8-week parenting program based on years . . . read more

An App or Your Lap?

Submitted by Lisa Othmer

December 1, 2019

Since we live in a world that is continuously advancing technologically, it is no wonder that the amount of screen time we all encounter has increased.  However, is this optimal for young children?  Perhaps we need to stop and ask . . . read more

Blood Drive

December 1, 2019

The Johnson County Central High School National Honor Society Chapter is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, December 10th in the high school gym.  If you are interested in setting up an appointment to donate, sign up online at . . . read more

JCC Cook Site Donation Drive for Troops Serving Overseas

November 19, 2019

Please donate items listed for troops serving in our military. Items will be delivered to the Ladies Auxiliary of Cook along with letters from students for our active duty soldiers. Thank you for your support! Click here for a list of . . . read more

Winter Sports Concession Stand Sign Up

November 18, 2019

The winter sports seasons are starting!  Please sign up for a time to work in the concession stand.  There are 80 slots to fill, we need everyone to help!  Thank you. . . . read more

Parent Surveys | School Improvement

October 21, 2019

The Perceptual Data Committee needs all parents of students, who attend JCC, to complete the parent survey by November 22, 2019. Please click on the appropriate link based on your students grade level. If you have multiple children in various . . . read more

Book Fair Under the Sea

October 16, 2019

Reading for pleasure inside and outside of school has real and long-lasting benefits. It unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Johnson County Central Public Schools will be hosting a . . . read more

Title 1 Informational Meeting and Pumpkin Night Recap

October 16, 2019

On Friday, October 11, 2019 Johnson County Central held its informational meeting and pumpkin decorating night. Parents and students were invited to attend the annual meeting held in the high school cafeteria to find out details about the . . . read more

Title Pumpkin Fun Night 2019

October 2, 2019

Please join us for the Family Fun Night / Tailgate Party / Pumpkin Decorating for Pre-K thru 5th Grades on Friday, October 11th, 2019.  *** All attendees must attend an informational Title 1 meeting in the high school cafeteria at . . . read more

JCC Cheerleading Fundraiser

September 16, 2019

Please help the JCC cheerleaders raise money for the cost of uniforms, camps, community service, and more. All FanCloth ordering is online!!! FANCLOTH.SHOP/AEBVQ At CHECKOUT be sure to enter the cheerleader’s name you . . . read more

2019 Homecoming Week

September 12, 2019

Johnson County Central would like to invite EVERYONE in helping the students and staff celebrate Homecoming 2019! The Parade and Pep Rally will be held WEDNESDAY, September 18, 2019. 2019 JCC Homecoming Coronation . . . read more

Fall Kick-Off Tailgate

August 28, 2019

The JCC Booster Club invites you to the Fall Kick-Off Tailgate on Friday, August 30th. Please join us for football, fun, & fun on Friday as the Thunderbirds face the North Bend Central Tigers.  The tailgate starts at 6:00 PM and . . . read more

JCC Wrestling Gear Available!

August 27, 2019

Check out the JCC Wrestling Team Store -- open now until September 23rd! Please grab some gear & support our wrestlers! https://stores.inksoft.com/jccwrestling/shop/home read more

Booster Club Fall Concessions Sign Up

August 21, 2019

We have the 2019 Fall Sports Concession Stand Sign-up ready!  You may click on the link below and sign up for the time slot that works best for your schedule.  If every parent chooses one time to volunteer, then our schedule will be . . . read more

Mobile Trailer Available

Mobile Trailer Available Johnson County Central School District Johnson County Central Public Schools has a 66 X 27 Mobile Trailer we will not be using. Please contact Dr. Galen Boldt at 402-335-3320 or galen.boldt@jccentral.org if . . . read more

Summer Programs Links

As we receive information regarding summer programs, we will list all of the links on this one page! Updated 12:44 PM, Monday, May 20th • Wrestling Summer Schedule: June | July • 2019 Wrestling T-Bird Camp . . . read more

Boys Basketball Camps

May 14, 2019

The JCC High School Boys Basketball Staff is offering an opportunity for current (2018-19) 3rd thru 7th grade athletes to improve their fundamental basketball skills including shooting, ball handling, footwork as well . . . read more

Summer Strength/Condition Schedule

May 14, 2019

Click here for a PRINTABLE PDF Mondays-Fridays Session 1:    6:00 AM    7:00 AM Session 2:    7:00 AM    8:00 AM Session 3:    8:00 . . . read more

Food That's In When School Is Out

May 8, 2019

Johnson County Central Public Schools is working to make sure that no children in our community go hungry when school is closed this summer. Over 50% of children in our District receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year, but . . . read more

Community Input Meetings FAQ

May 2, 2019

JCC Elementary Principal Jon Rother and Interim Superintendent Galen Boldt tackle some of the frequently asked questions regarding the Community Input Meetings, such as "Why did we have the Community Input Meetings?"  FAQ . . . read more

Community Informational Meetings (April 2019)

April 15, 2019

Johnson County Central Public Schools is hosting informational meetings. The purpose of the meetings is to update the community about the future planning of our school district. All residents of the Johnson County Central Public School . . . read more

Go With The Flo

April 12, 2019

HOSA is selling T-shirts to help raise money for an adapted bike for Flo, daughter of Daisy our high school secretary. The bike that they are looking at for Flo will help compensate for her balance problems, which make it impossible for her . . . read more

Preschool Information

April 3, 2019

The Johnson Country Central Preschool Program has Pre-K openings available for the 2019-20 school year. If you are interested in enrolling your child, please print an application or pick up an application from the elementary office in . . . read more

Annual Title 1 Meeting

March 30, 2019

All are invited to attend our Annual Title 1 Meeting being held on Thursday, April 18 at 4:00 p.m. in the JCC Elementary School Library in Tecumseh. The purpose of this meeting is to review and/or update our School-Parent Compact, Title 1 . . . read more

3rd Quarter Honor Roll

March 19, 2019

The JCC Honor Rolls for the Third Quarter:  JCC Middle School Honor Roll -- Third Quarter 2018-19 (PDF) JCC High School Honor Roll -- Third Quarter 2018-19  (PDF) CORRECTED read more

Vaping and What Kids Had to Share

February 14, 2019

Please read this article regarding Teenagers and Vaping Concerns that Johnson County Central Schools wants to share with you. This article is provided to increase the knowledge that parents have regarding Vaping Concerns with Teenagers. . . . read more

Community Informational Meetings

JOHNSON COUNTY CENTRAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS "The Future of Our School" Johnson County Central Public Schools is hosting informational meetings about the future of our school. All . . . read more

The Flu: A Guide for Parents

December 13, 2018

The Flu: A Guide for Parents Please click on the links below for a PDF guide on the flu.  English  (PDF) Spanish  (PDF) Symptoms of Influenza: 1.  Fever (not everyone will have a . . . read more

Spirit Car Decals

December 3, 2018

JCC Band Students grades 7-12 are selling SPIRIT CAR DECALS now until December 17th!  Decals are all white and can be personalized with a name, nickname, or jersey number at no additional cost! Decals are $10 each.  . . . read more

JCC Booster Club: Hot Beef Dinner

November 27, 2018

The JCC Booster Club invites you to the Hot Beef Dinner on Friday, December 14th starting at 5:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The dinner includes hot beef over bread & hand-peeled mashed potatoes, corn & dessert at $8 . . . read more

Vaping: The Risks to Our Students

November 16, 2018

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Patrons of Johnson County Central School District, Johnson County Central Schools, similar to many other schools in the area, would like to inform our parents, guardians, and patrons about the dangers/risks . . . read more

Winter Concessions Sign-Up

October 25, 2018

Sign up to work the winter concessions! Click here for the sign up sheet . read more

Scholastic Book Fair

Come, be enchanted at the Scholastic Book Fair! We are open at 1:00 - 8:00 today at Tecumseh and Cook sites for your shopping convenience during P/T Conferences. Also online at scholastic.com/bookfairs or download the Scholastic Book Fair app . . . read more

Community Input Meetings

Johnson County Central Public Schools  Community Input Meeting “The Future of Our Schools” Johnson County Central Public Schools is hosting the following public input meetings in an effort to gather information from . . . read more

Title 1 Annual Meeting & Pumpkin Night Recap

October 16, 2018

On Friday, October 12, 2018, Johnson County Central held its annual meeting and pumpkin decorating night. Parents and students were invited to attend the annual meeting held in the high school cafeteria to find out details about the Title 1 . . . read more

Our Scholastic Book Fair

October 15, 2018

Welcome to the Enchanted Forest Book Fair! Reading for pleasure unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to . . . read more

Job Opening: Director of Maintenance

October 5, 2018

Director of Maintenance Position Johnson County Central Schools Johnson County Central is advertising for a full-time Director of Maintenance position. Preferred candidate must be detailed oriented. Skilled or experienced in . . . read more

October 12 Tailgates & Events

September 27, 2018

Come enjoy a night filled with activities leading up to the JCC vs Malcolm football game on Friday, October 12th! Family Fun Night/Tailgate Party/Pumpkin Decorating  (Pre-K thru 5th Grade) - 5:15 PM Location: Must attend an . . . read more

Homecoming Spirit Week 2018

September 17, 2018

Johnson County Central will celebrate Homecoming Spirit Week on October 15th through the 18th. The school-wide parade & pep rally will be on Thursday, October 18th . (There is NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 19th.) The Parade . . . read more

NHS Blood Drive

August 22, 2018

JCC National Honor Society members will host a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, September 11th from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Students, staff, parents and community members who wish to give to help save a life should contact National Honor . . . read more

Open Houses 2018-19 School Year

July 19, 2018

Help us kick off the 2018-19 school year by joining us for some of our Open Houses! » Wednesday, August 15th, 5-6 PM -  Cook Site Elementary Open House  (Grades 4-5) » Wednesday, August 15th, 5-6 PM -  . . . read more

Food That's In When School Is Out

May 29, 2018

Johnson County Central Public Schools is working to make sure that no child, goes hungry when school is closed this summer. Over 50% of children in the Johnson County Central Public Schools receive free or reduced-price meals during the . . . read more

Special Programs Recognition

May 24, 2018

Cook Site Honors Program Recognitions President's Award for Academic Excellence 8th Grade Recipients From left to right Back Row: Madison Pingel, Madelyn Harrifeld, Dakotah Ludemann, Emma Swanda, Kaita Baird, . . . read more

JCC Summer Activities (List)

This is an updating list of summer activities available at Johnson County Central Public Schools. Please bookmark this page for future reference. Additional events will be added as we receive their information. ( Please note - not all summer . . . read more

Summer Open Band

May 21, 2018

Any band students going into grades 6-12 are welcome to come to OPEN BAND on Wednesday afternoons from 1p-3p during the summer months. OPEN BAND starts June 6th . Students can use this time to: Work on pep band Get some lesson . . . read more

Summer Strength/Conditioning Schedule

May 17, 2018

Mondays through Fridays: Session 1 – 6:00 AM to 7:00 AM Session 2 – 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM Session 3 – 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Session 4 – 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Session 5 – 10:00 AM to . . . read more

Thunderbird Basketball Summer Camps

April 30, 2018

The JCC High School Boys Basketball Staff is offering an opportunity for current (2017-18) 3rd-5th Grade and 6th-7th Grade Athletes to improve their fundamental basketball skills including shooting, ball handling, footwork as well as . . . read more

Schoolwide Plans

SCHOOLWIDE PLANS Schoolwide Plan - Cook Site (PDF) Schoolwide Plan - Middle School Site (PDF) Schoolwide Plan - Tecumseh Site (PDF) read more

All-School Play: "It's a Wonderful Life"

April 18, 2018

The Johnson County Central Drama Department is excited to present "It's a Wonderful Life," an all-school production consisting of an extensive cast & crew of 59 members! Click here for a printable flyer  (PDF) . . . read more

Job Openings

March 18, 2018

HIGH SCHOOL LANGUAGE ARTS Johnson County Central Public Schools has an opening for the 2018-19 school year for a High School Language Arts teacher.  Speech and Drama will likely be part of the assignment.  The high school . . . read more

RFP Custodial Services

March 10, 2018

RFP - Custodial Services (PDF) Johnson County Central Public Schools will receive proposals for Custodial Services for a period of one year from June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019. Proposals will be accepted from March 19, 2018 and no . . . read more

Introducing NSCAS for Student Learning

Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NSCAS) helps accelerate student learning

March 1, 2018

This school year, the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) begins the development and implementation of Nebraska’s Student-Centered Assessment System or NSCAS (pronounced, “en-skass”).  NSCAS is a statewide . . . read more

Community Service Form

January 23, 2018

Here is the community service form for students to fill out for community service that they completed between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018. They need to fill in what the service was that they completed and where they did it, the amount of . . . read more

Guide on Influenza Virus

January 22, 2018

Influenza is a widespread viral illness at this time. The following is a guide to parents on the Influenza virus. If anyone in your family starts to experience any of the symptoms of this virus, please contact your healthcare provider for . . . read more

Johnson County Spelling Bee

January 10, 2018

The Johnson County Spelling Bee will be on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and competition starts at 9:00 a.m. in the JCC Tecumseh Site Elementary Gym.  Click here for the flyer for the 2018 Johnson . . . read more

JCC Winter Music Concerts Replay

December 18, 2017

Courtesy of the Johnson County Central Striv team, all major JCC music concerts are live streamed on the JCC Striv Channel . The JCC Music Department is directed by Dean Wellensiek (Vocal Music), Emily Fricke (Instrumental/Vocal Music) and . . . read more

Winter Concessions Signup

December 12, 2017

Click here to sign up for working winter concessions !  read more

Get Ready for One School/One Book Part 2

December 5, 2017

There’s nothing like reading a good book on a cold winter’s night, snuggled in your favorite blanket beside the fireplace. It’s time for our second One School/One Book and January is a good time to read. It’s too cold . . . read more

Upcoming Blood Drive - December 8th

November 20, 2017

The Johnson County Central High School National Honor Society is hosting a blood drive in the high school gym on Friday, December 8th, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Help our school earn scholarships for students by donating blood at the Red . . . read more

JCC Book Fair

Saddle Up and Read at the Scholastic Wild West Book Fair

October 13, 2017

Link:  http://www.scholastic.com/bf/johnsoncountycentral Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books . . . read more

Homecoming 2017

September 20, 2017

Johnson County Central would like to invite EVERYONE in helping the students and staff celebrate Homecoming 2017! For a printable flyer of the Spirit Week Days & Parade/Pep Rally information, please click here: Spirit Week 2017 . (PDF) . . . read more

JCC Cheerleaders Fundraiser

September 15, 2017

The Johnson County Central Cheerleaders are offering Thunderbird clothing again this year for their fundraiser! Sales end Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.! The JCC Cheerleaders thank you for your support! Please make all . . . read more

JCC CC Invitational Results

September 1, 2017

Johnson County Central hosted the JCC Cross Country Invitational at the Tecumseh Country Club on Friday, September 1st, 2017.  Johnson County Central CC Invitational Results  (PDF) Teams attending included Bishop . . . read more

One District, One Book

August 29, 2017

This year on Tuesday, September 5 our school, grades PK-8 will be embarking on a special project, a district-wide book club called One School/One Book. Every family will receive a copy of the same books – Betty G. Birney’s The . . . read more

Welcome Back! 2017-18 School Year

August 1, 2017

Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year at Johnson County Central Public Schools! Classes at JCC start on Tuesday, August 22nd. Teachers report back on Tuesday, August 15th, including two days of Marzano Training! Parents and students . . . read more

Locker Room Lockers For Sale

July 24, 2017

The old lockers removed from the high school locker room are available for sale.  To make a purchase, please submit your best offer to Mr. Moles via email (jack.moles@jccentral.org) or text (402-335-7732). Offers may also be . . . read more

Summer Meals for Kids!

May 23, 2017

Food That's In When School Is Out Johnson County Central Public Schools is working to make sure that no children in our community go hungry when school is closed this summer. Over 50% of children in our District receive free or . . . read more

JCC Summer Camp Registrations available here!

May 18, 2017

Join us for a variety of activities for the 2017 summer! We will be actively adding more information as we gather it here! So check back often! Sterling Jets Football Camp July 26th, 27th, & 28th Grades 3-8 @ . . . read more

2017 E-Rate RFP

2017 E-Rate RFP Documents RFP - Cat2.2017 Wireless (PDF) RFP - Cat2.2017 Cabling  (PDF) RFP - Cat2.2017 Switches (PDF) QUESTIONS: 1. If you only accept new products does the vendor need to be an . . . read more

ELPA-21: An Assessment for English Language Learners

January 26, 2017

Every year, students who are English Language Learners take an assessment to measure their abilities in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening in English. We use the results of this test to measure student growth, make decisions about how . . . read more

Voice of Democracy Contest Winners Announced

December 13, 2016

  Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8221 Voice of Democracy Contest Winners for 2016-17  Theme for 2016-17: "My Responsibility to America" Six students from Johnson County Central Public Schools were . . . read more

P.E. = The best homework!

November 21, 2016

Hello Everyone! The K-3 students have physical education every day. Studies show that it is good for the students to get exercise every day as it helps students improve their academics. I give the kids homework every weekend to get . . . read more

Veterans Day Programs

October 31, 2016

Johnson County Central will host two Veterans Day Programs, both at 10:45 a.m. on Friday, November 11th, 2016. The programs will be held in the High School Gym in Tecumseh and the Middle School Gym in Cook.  Featured presentations . . . read more

Shiver Me Timbers!

October 19, 2016

Remember the Scholastic Book Fair starts next week and runs through October 24-28 at both the Elementary Library in Tecumseh and the Middle School Library DL room in Cook. Shop online too ! Find the link on the school’s website . . . read more

School Improvement - School Accreditation

October 12, 2016

We are very excited to report that Johnson County Central Public Schools received the AdvancED distinction of accreditation for a five-year term.  This follows the completion of the steps in the school improvement cycle and the results . . . read more

Homecoming 2016

September 7, 2016

Johnson County Central celebrates its 10th Homecoming the week of September 12th through 16th. Please help us celebrate with our dress-up days! The week concludes with Spirit Day and a school-wide parade at 2:00 pm. starting at the . . . read more

Windows 10 Intro Tutorials

WINDOWS 10 INTRODUCTORY TUTORIALS Start Menu Creating Desktop & Taskbar Shortcuts Web Link Shortcuts Control Panel & Installing Printers . . . read more

Back to School 2016

Welcome back for the 2016-2017 School Year!  Click here to view school supplies lists for the 2016-17 year! UPCOMING EVENTS: Freshmen & New High School Student iPad Orientations -- Monday, August 15th or . . . read more

Summer Programs

June 1, 2016

Check back for any information about summer programs around Johnson County Central! Summer Reading & Math Program (PDF)  Starts June 6th Summer Food Program  -- Kids eat free! June 6th thru July 28 (Monday thru . . . read more

JCC Hosts Missoula Children's Theatre

May 12, 2016

This week, Johnson County Central Public Schools is hosting the Missoula Children's Theatre. The MCT is a company that has everything needed to put on a musical play in a week! MCT brings the directors, the set, the costumes, . . . read more

A Conversation On Goals (Video)

April 29, 2016

JCC Superintendent Jack Moles interviews three high school students on goals. This discussion included junior Sam Saldivar, senior Mitch Faris and senior Grant Moles.   read more

2016 Summer Driver's Education

March 18, 2016

JCC 2016 Summer Driver’s Education   Luke Boldt & Greg Peterson – Instructors Classroom Instruction: May 23 rd – May 26 (Monday through Thursday) 9:00am – 2:30pm (30 min lunch) . . . read more

RFP - Custodial Services

2016 RFP Documents RFP Documents RFP - Custodial Services  (PDF) REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR CONTRACTED CUSTODIAL SERVICES FOR JOHNSON COUNTY CENTRAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS   Johnson County Central Public Schools . . . read more

Health News

February 25, 2016

Since we are starting to see several cases of strep throat and other viral infections, the Southeast District Health Department has included information on Strep Throat and Influenza for parents. Please click on the links provided below . . . read more

Thunderbird car decals for sale

January 7, 2016

Thunderbird Car Decals For Sale  January 11-25th   See a band member in grades 8-11 or contact Emily Fricke to order yours!   These all white decals will stick to any glass surface, particularly fon . . . read more

Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) Assessments Begin in January

December 16, 2015

The Nebraska State Writing Assessment will begin in January with 4 th , 8 th and 11 th grade students. 11 th and 8 th grade students will complete their writing test online. 11 th grade students will test during the day on Wednesday, . . . read more

4-8/K-3 Winter Music Concerts on Striv

For your viewing pleasure, JCC will be live streaming the Grades 4-8 and K-3 Winter Music Concerts! Please join us at the 4-8 Grade Concert in Cook with the Baked Potato Feed on Friday, Dec. 11th (dinner starts at 5p, concert starts at . . . read more

Upcoming Events!

December 7, 2015

Come join us at a variety of events this December! ‣  Boys Junior High Basketball  - Home Games on Monday Dec. 7th at 4:00 p.m. (Pawnee City) & Monday, Dec. 14th at 4:30 p.m. (Auburn)  ‣ NH S . . . read more

PE: Running, Jumping & Homework?

December 3, 2015

Hello Everyone! I am the new PE teacher this year and it is my pleasure to teach here at Johnson County Central! I grew up and went to high school in Auburn then I went to Wayne State College and now I am very happy to be back in the . . . read more

Update your parent contact info!

November 24, 2015

As we head into the winter months, please take a minute to update your parent contact information and preferences for our notification system called Alert Solutions.  To update your information, please visit PowerSchool at  . . . read more

Music Booster Meeting: Nov. 16th

There will be a Music Booster Meeting  on  Monday, November 16th at 6:30pm  in the high school music room. If you have a student that is in music, you are considered to be part of the music boosters. Please try to attend . . . read more

Veterans Day Programs

Please join us for a Veterans Day Program at both sites. All veterans and general public are welcome to join us in the high school gym (Tecumseh) or the middle school gym (Cook) on Wednesday, November 11th at 10:45 a.m. All veterans . . . read more

Submit Your Photos For Yearbook!

You were spotted taking photos!   The yearbook staff has noticed several students, parents, and grandparents taking photos at JCC games and activities. We would like to invite all of you to share your awesome photos with our staff, . . . read more

Reading is so Much Fun, You’ll Get Goosebumps at the Scholastic Book Fair!

October 21, 2015

Johnson County Central Public Schools will host a Monstrous Scholastic Book Fair on October 26-30, 2015 in the Elementary Library and the Middle School Library. Funds raised will help purchase books for each library. Families, faculty, staff . . . read more

Pie Night 2015

October 20, 2015

Come listen to music & eat pie at the Johnson County Central Vocal Music Department's Pie Night, brought to you by the Music Boosters.  Music starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Auditorium. Pie will be served after the last . . . read more

Pink Out VB Game: Oct 22nd

October 2, 2015

The annual JCC Pink Out game is October 22nd. Come support Breast Cancer Awareness Month as the Thunderbird Volleyball team faces the Conestoga Cougars. T-shirts are available for purchase in both short-sleeve and long-sleeve for . . . read more

Homecoming Week Schedule

October 12th-16th, 2015

Johnson County Central will be celebrating its 9th-annual Homecoming Week coming on October 12th through the 16th. The week will begin with Spirit Week activities including "Made in America Day," "Spirit Day," "Color . . . read more

Watch JCC Football Live on STRIV

Visit striv.tv/jcc to watch!

September 10, 2015

Watch JCC Sports broadcasted live by our students at  http://striv.tv/jcc . Friday will be our first ever broadcast as the Thunderbirds take on the Wilber-Clatonia Wolverines at 7:00 p.m. September 11th. Check it out by going to . . . read more

JCC 2015-16 Gear Available Now!

New JCC gear for the 2015-16 school is available now!  The cheerleaders will be taking orders from  September 1-15th, 2015 .  Orders should arrive in by  October 5, 2015 .  This fundraiser will . . . read more

Fall Sports Kickoff

August 26, 2015

UPDATE: Fan Information for away football game at Omaha Concordia for tonight's game (Friday, August 28th) Come help celebrate the start to the fall sports season with the Kickoff Picnic on Thursday, August 27th at 6:30 p.m. . . . read more

First Day of School!

August 6, 2015

Johnson County Central teachers and staff are excited for the first day of the 2015-16 school year on Wednesday, August 19th !  If you have any questions, please contact our different buildings:  High School Office: . . . read more

Updating Parent Contact Info

July 27, 2015

This summer, we have updated our system, Alert Solutions, to include some new features and customization. Johnson County Central uses this school notification system for announcements ranging from school reminders, weather-related . . . read more

2015-16 Calendar

Here is the 2015-2016 School Year Calendar. You can always find this yearly calendar, as well as weekly calendars, by visiting www.jccentral.org - look under the District tab and click on "Yearly/Weekly Calendar." First . . . read more

Open Houses in August

Welcome to the 2015-16 school year! In preparation for the first day of classes, Johnson County Central Public Schools will host a variety of open houses for each building. If you have any questions, please contact your building . . . read more

Staff Changes for 2015-16

June 2, 2015

Johnson County Central will be adding six new staff members for the 2015-16 school year. And departing JCC will be seven staff members, six of which are retiring. Please help us thank our amazing teachers and staff who are leaving JCC . . . read more

DRC INSIGHT iOS App Installation

Here are the step-by-step instructions for completing the installation of the DRC INSIGHT app. The DRC INSIGHT app for iOS should appear on your iPad once you have requested the app. On the first launch of the app, it will . . . read more

Information Concerning Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

From the Southeast District Health Department Pertussis - Parent Guardian Letter  (PDF) Pertussis Fact Sheet - English  (PDF) Pertussis Fact Sheet - Spanish  (PDF) read more

2015 E-Rate RFP

2015 E-Rate RFP 2015 E-Rate RFP documents RFP - Fiber Install  (PDF) RFP - Caching Server  (PDF)  RFP - Network Switches  (PDF)   QUESTIONS Section 2.1 has the wrong part . . . read more

Box Tops for Education - Final Count 2014

Mrs. Sally Hutt - Coordinator | April 4, 2014

This has been by far, the best year since we began collecting box tops. We ended with a total of over 27,000 box tops! Students, their families, and members of the JCC communities must be commended for making this possible! Thanks also for . . . read more

Infection Prevention

By Lisa Kuhl | February 24, 2010

Infection Prevention   We have had several cases of Fifth disease.  This is a mild, common rash illness caused by a virus.  Outbreaks occur frequently in child care settings and schools.  We also have had . . . read more


……..we wouldn’t ask if we didn’t want it

May 11, 2006

  You may have noticed these "talking heads" appear on some articles.  Do you know why they are there?  When you see them, it means you are invited to give feedback on that article.  We don't ask for . . . read more

Want a Great Way to Track School Events?

.............the Activities Calendar is the Answer

April 5, 2005

  Check out the Activities Calendar on this site.  This easy-to-use tool: provides up-to-date school activities and events allows you to view and print a daily, weekly or monthly list of calendar events . . . read more

Welcome to www.jccentral.org

....enjoy your visit

April 5, 2005

As you can see, the Johnson County Public Schools website is up and running! We have been working internally on the site design and implementation, and we will be making additions over the course of the next several weeks and months. . . . read more

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