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Outdoor Video Board Project

May 22, 2024

Imagine high quality features making the in-venue video board experience as good as the major universities… We are looking to install a new fixed digit scoreboard and video board at the football field. This would be one of the first outdoor video boards in Southeast Nebraska at a high school football field. CLICK HERE FOR A PDF FOR MORE INFORMATION We envision this project as tying three threads together: our video boards, our Striv broadcasts, and our digital media classes.  This outdoor video board . . .

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2024 Summer Activities Links

May 14, 2024

Save & bookmark this page for a quick list of links for activities going on Summer 2024 at Johnson County Central! This list may not include every event happening. If you are in charge of an event not listed, please email Marcus the information! Updated: 3:45 PM, 5/16/24 Boys Basketball Summer Schedule (PDF) Summer Volleyball Schedule (PDF) JCC Youth Volleyball Camp July 15th/16th (Mon/Tues), 10 AM to Noon, HS Gym For JCC students going into the 3rd-6th Grades . . .

Summer Lunch 2024

May 14, 2024

Johnson County Central 2024 Summer Food Service Program With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about summer feedings while school is out.  Johnson County Central  provides free healthy meals to children and teens ages 1-18 during the summer.  Click here for a PDF Flyer  (PDF) What is the Summer Food Service Program? SFSP is a federally-funded, state-administered program. The SFSP reimburses providers who serve FREE meals to children and teens in low income areas . . .

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2024-25 School Calendar & School Day

Mar 25, 2024

The 2024-2025 school calendar has been approved as well as the hours of operation. The following are some notes and numbers on next year’s school days and calendar: 2024-25 School Calendar (PDF) School Day » High School: 8:00 AM ‒ 4:00 PM » Middle School: 8:00 AM ‒ 3:55 PM » Elementary: 8:00 AM ‒ 3:50 PM * Breakfast starts at 7:15 AM. * AM shuttles leave at approximately 7:35 AM. * PM shuttles would return to each site at approximately 4:15 PM. Student Days • . . .

2009 MUDECAS Championship Anniversary

Jan 18, 2024

Please join us on Saturday as we honor the 2009 JCC Girls Basketball Team on the 15th anniversary of winning the MUDECAS A Division Championship! This group of Thunderbirds are one of the few to claim a MUDECAS Triple Crown – not only winning the MUDECAS Basketball Tournament, but also won the MUDECAS Volleyball Tournament and MUDECAS Track Meet!  The team will be honored between the girls & boys varsity games vs Falls City on Saturday, Jan 20th. The team has been notified by Coach Miller, but please feel free . . .

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JCC Facilities Survey - Nov 2023

Oct 27, 2023

SURVEY CLOSED: We are not currently accepting responses to this survey as of 12/11/2023. Thank you to everyone who has submitted their feedback! Due to the non-passage of the July 2023 bond election for the construction of a PK-12 facility, JCC’s school board is now considering the next steps to unify the school district to one site. As the cost for construction continues to rise, and a full PK-12 facility has not been supported, the scope of the project will need to be adjusted. Currently, a full PK-12 facility . . .

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HOSA/FHP Fundraiser

Sep 19, 2023

The JCC HOSA (Health Occupations Student Association)/FHP (Future Health Professionals) is fundraising for supplies needed to study for competitions. State HOSA is held in March 2024 and the JCC HOSA chapter working to obtain funds to pay for registration and books to learn more about the topic the students are competing in. Please support the JCC HOSA chapter. Thank you! FanCloth Link

Homecoming 2023 Bonfire, Spirit Week, & Pep Rally

Sep 4, 2023

Johnson County Central welcomes all Thunderbirds to Homecoming 2023 the week of September 10th-15th, 2023.  NOTICE: 12:15 PM 9/15/23 -  In an attempt to stay ahead of forecasted rain, we are starting the parade approximately 30 minutes early .  Therefore, the parade will begin between 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM followed by the pep rally at the football stadium. Following the pep rally, high school students will be dismissed immediately. Middle school and elementary students will be dismissed at 3:30 PM.  . . .

Athletic Buttons Available Now!

Aug 25, 2023

The JCC Cheerleaders and the Journalism class are working together to bring you athletic buttons! Pictures of all the athletes have been taken. Please refer to the flyer for more information on how to obtain a button with your favorite athlete on display. You are able to order by filling out a flyer (one per athlete) or scanning the QR code and filling out a Google form (one per athlete). The orders will be filled and handed out at home volleyball and football games. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Beard . . .

Notable Dates

Aug 22, 2023

Mark it on your calendar! Here are some Notable Dates coming up for high school activities. 9/1: Parents' Night for football, girls golf, and cross country 9/8: Varsity Football @ The Oak Bowl in Peru 9/10: Community Pep Rally 9/11-9/15: Homecoming week 9/15: Homecoming  9/29: Football Senior Night 10/5: Volleyball Parents' Night 10/17: Volleyball Senior Night 1/4: Parents' Night for basketball, cheer 1/16: Parents' Night for wrestling 2/6: Basketball Senior Night  

School Pictures - Sept 6th!

Aug 22, 2023

School Pictures will be taken at both sites on Wednesday, September 6th, 2023.  Picture retakes are scheduled for Monday, October 30th! Order your school pictures today! We now have the convenience to place an online order ahead of time! Please click on the link below to place your order. Thank you! http://www.martinphotography.hhimagehost.com/

Bond Website

Jun 1, 2023

Click here to visit the JCC Facilities Bond website! https://sites.google.com/view/jcc-schools/home

Community Meetings + Slideshow

May 30, 2023

Please join us for the upcoming Community Information Meetings regarding the upcoming bond.  » Saturday, June 3, 8:30 AM - Cook Site Gym « » Wednesday, June 14, 7:00 PM - Tecumseh Site Elementary Auditorium « Mr. Jon Rother, Superintendent of Johnson County Central, will be presenting on the bond proposal. Representatives from DA Davidson (Bond Underwriters), Boyd Jones (Construction Manager At-Risk) and Clark Enersen (Architects) will be present to answer questions as well. SLIDESHOW . . .

Upcoming Bond Building Plans – A Brief Overview

May 24, 2023

The images below are current plans for a potential future JCC school on the proposed site (which is approximately 50 acres of farm ground Northeast of the football field at the Tecumseh site). The plans work from East to West on the proposed site with the first (easternmost) image being the highest in elevation. As the building plans move Westward, the elevation drops with each image. Therefore, the building will have three levels; a top level of classrooms, a middle level of class- rooms, commons and top load gym, and a lower level . . .

Graduation 2023

May 15, 2023

Johnson County Central High School proudly presents the Class of 2023! Please join us for graduation on Saturday, May 13th, 2023. Graduation Commencement • Saturday, May 13th, 2023 • 2:00 PM • JCC High School Gym • Livestream: striv.tv/jcc Please click here for a copy of the program. Graduation 2023 Ceremony Replay

JCC Striv Sponsorships (2023-24)

May 8, 2023

Note from Marcus (JCC Striv Teacher):  First off, we would like to thank all of our JCC Striv sponsors the last couple of years. With your support, we have been able to upgrade a lot of our main core equipment which was in need of upgrades after our program launched at JCC in 2015.  Last year, we had unprecedented support from our community. We have tweaked this year's sponsorships to hopefully better suit our sponsors. This process included a lot of brainstorming and collaborative discussions among our . . .

JCC Summer Food Service Program

May 3, 2023

Johnson County Central Summer Food Service Program With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about summer feedings while school is out. Johnson County Central provides free healthy meals to children and teens ages 1-18 during the summer.  Click here for a PDF Flyer (PDF) What is the Summer Food Service Program? SFSP is a federally-funded, state-administered program. The SFSP reimburses providers who serve FREE meals to children and teens in low income areas during the summer. . . .

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2023 Summer Activities Links

May 2, 2023

Save & bookmark this page for a quick list of links for activities going on Summer 2023 at Johnson County Central! This list may not include every event happening. If you are in charge of an event not listed, please email Marcus the information! Updated: 1:00 PM, 5/26/23 2023 Summer Weight Room Information:  open to all JCC students entering 6th through 12th grades Starts: Tuesday, May 30th, 2023 Ends: Friday, July 28th, 2023 Closed: Tuesday, July 4th (Fourth of July) Monday . . .

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Student Feedback - Visioning Activity

Mar 31, 2023

In November, 14 JCC high school students took part in a “Visioning Activity” in collaboration with the 4 County Collaborative and Mr. Craig Schroeder, Board President of the Heartland Center for Leadership Development. During the activity, the students discussed ways in which they could improve their communities and created diagrams for their “vision” for the future. They then shared these ideas with area leaders from the JCC district. During this time, community leaders were able to ask JCC students questions . . .

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Updated Numbers & Potential One-Site Savings - Mr. Rother's April Newsletter Article

Mar 31, 2023

Updated Numbers & Potential One-Site Savings By Jon Rother April 2023 The school board and administration continue to meet with Boyd-Jones (Construction Manager At-Risk), Clark-Enersen (Architect) and Russ Koch (Facilities Adviser) during special board meetings. The purpose of the meetings is to develop plans for a facility that unites all student services, students and staff under one roof at one site. This process started in the fall of 2018 with facilities studies and community input meetings. Goals for the . . .

State Wrestling 2023

Feb 15, 2023

2023 NSAA State Wrestling Championships: Schedule  (PDF) NSAA State Wrestling HQ Info  (Link) UPDATE : Jocelyn Prado is the State Champion! Jocelyn becomes JCC's first state wrestling champion and only the third individual state champion overall. Congrats, Jocelyn! Congratulations to our Thunderbird wrestlers who have qualified for the 2023 NSAA State Wrestling Championships at Omaha CHI Health Center on February 16th-18th! »» Jocelyn Prado (100) «« »» . . .

JCC Valentine Cheer Camp 2023

Feb 9, 2023

We ❤ Cheer! JCC Cheer will hold a Valentines Cheer Camp for kindergartners through 6th graders on February 15th and 22nd from 4 pm to 6:30pm! Return the registration along with $30 per camper on the first day of camp!  Be ready for dancing, cheering, and fun!  Snack and t-shirt provided. Contact Amber Beard with any questions: amber.beard@jccentral.org 2023 JCC Valentine Cheer Camp : • February 15th and 22nd • 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM • $30 (Cost is $20 for any JCC After School Program . . .

JCC Preschool Enrollment Open Now!

Feb 1, 2023

JCC Preschool Enrollment for the 2023-24 School Year Opens February 1, 2023  Online Application Click Here  (Opens February 1st)   Dear Family, We know you are your child’s first and most important teacher, and we would love to join you in the education of your young learner.  Our focus is to provide learning opportunities for those students who will be entering kindergarten the following year. Therefore, the majority of our enrollment will be filled by prekindergarten students. . . .

JCC Preschool Enrollment Opens Feb 1st, 2023

Jan 3, 2023

Save The Date! Johnson County Central Preschool 2023-24 Enrollment Opens February 1st, 2023 An online application can be completed beginning February 1st, 2023 on www.jccentral.org. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a classroom visit, please call the elementary office at 402-335-3320.  All preschool children, regardless of their abilities, disabilities, or the social, linguistic, or economic diversity of the children’s families are eligible to be served in our preschool program. 

PowerSchool Mobile App - Fix

Dec 7, 2022

We have been notified that there is a fix for the PowerSchool Mobile app! If you have not experienced any issues, you can ignore this email. But if you have ran into the sync issue, please try these steps. Thank you! Mobile App Sync Issue: The update to PowerSchool Core version 22.11 caused a sync issue with the PowerSchool Mobile app.  This version of PS does not sync correctly with the app without each user doing the following steps to re-sync the app.  1. Force close the app: double-tap the home button and . . .

JCC Winter Music Concerts

Dec 1, 2022

The Johnson County Central Music Department presents the 2022 Winter Music Concerts! Please join us in person & listen to some great music! If you can't make it or have relatives out of town, watch it on the JCC Striv Channel .  9th-12th Grades High School Christmas Concert • Thursday, December 1st @ 7 PM • Elementary Auditorium 4th-8th Grades Middle School Christmas Concert • Friday, December 9th @ 6:30 PM • Middle School Gym K-3rd Grades Elementary . . .

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The Four Day School Week

Nov 28, 2022

The Four Day School Week Is it worth it? Superintendent Monthly Update | By Jon Rother  This article appears in the December 2022/January 2023 Monthly Newsletter You may know of school districts in Nebraska who have shifted to a four day school week. At JCC, we’ve pondered the idea from time to time. We have even reached out to districts with the four day school week model to find out why they have it and if they found it beneficial. Some went to a four day week due to the sheer distance the . . .