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Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll

Oct 24, 2022

The Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Roll for the 2022-23 First Quarter has been released. Congratulations to all of the Thunderbird students recognized!  JCC Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll (2022-23) PDF

Book Fair: Books are a Treat!

Sep 22, 2022

Please join us for the Book Fair! DATES: September 26th - October 2nd, 2022 LOCATIONS/TIMES:     • Elementary Library in Tecumseh - Mon, Tue, and Fri - after school until 4:00 p.m.    • Middle School Library in Cook - Wed & Thur - after school until 4:00 p.m. Both fairs will be open during P/T Conferences on Monday, October 3rd from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Shop online too! https://www.scholastic.com/bf/johnsoncomiddleschool . . .

Middle School Honor Roll - 4th Quarter & 2nd Semester

May 25, 2022

Johnson County Central Middle School has released the 4th Quarter and 2nd Semester Honor Rolls for the 2021-22 School Year. Congratulations to all of the students recognized for their hard work! JCC Middle School Honor Roll -- 4th Quarter  (PDF) JCC Middle School Honor Roll -- 2nd Semester  (PDF)

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2022 JCC Elementary Track & Field Day

May 12, 2022

Johnson County Central's Track & Field Day for grades Kindergarten through 6th Grade will be on Friday, May 13th, 2022, at the high school track in Tecumseh.  If you would like a PDF version of the schedule of events, please click here . End of meet/day information: At the conclusion of the meet, students that would normally be dismissed from the Cook Site will be transported back to Cook, unless they are released to a parent or guardian following the meet. Please allow K-3 students to return . . .

2022 Junior High MUDECAS Track Meet Results

Apr 11, 2022

JCC competed in the 2022 Junior High MUDECAS Track Meet on Saturday, April 9th 2022, in Adams, Nebraska (hosted by Freeman).  The JCC JH Boys took home first place with 110 points. The JCC JH Girls finished in second place (119) behind Johnson-Brock.  2022 Junior High MUDECAS Track Meet Results:  Team Rankings Girls Results Boys Results

3rd Quarter - Middle School Honor Roll

Mar 21, 2022

The Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Roll for the 3rd Quarter has been released. Congratulations to all students recognized for their hard work! 2021-22 JCC Middle School - 3rd Quarter Honor Roll  (PDF)

JCC Junior High Girls Basketball Tournament 2022

Jan 27, 2022

The 2022 JCC Junior High Girls BB Tournament will be on Saturday, January 29th, at the JCC Middle School Site in Cook. Games begin at 8:30 a.m. We will play 6 min. quarters, with a 5 min. halftime. Overtimes will be 3 minutes, if needed. The 8:30 and 9:30 games will begin as scheduled. The last two games will begin early if possible.  SCHEDULE:  JCC JH Girls BB Tournament Bracket & Pool Play 7th/B-Team MAIN GYM: 8:30 AM - JCC vs Falls City 10:30 AM - Championship: JCC/FC Winner vs J-B/WW . . .

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2nd Quarter and 1st Semester Middle School Honor Roll

Jan 21, 2022

Congratulations to the students recognized on the Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Roll for the 2nd Quarter and the 1st Semester! UPDATE:The 1st Semester Honor Roll has been updated due to an error in the previously shared version!  JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter (2021-22)  (PDF) JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 1st Semester (2021-22)  (PDF)

Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll

Oct 22, 2021

Congratulations to all students recognized on the Johnson County Central Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll! Click here for a printable PDF version: JCC MS First Quarter Honor Roll  (PDF)

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4th Quarter / 2nd Semester Honor Roll

May 26, 2021

Congratulations to all Thunderbirds recognized on the Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Roll for the 4th Quarter and 2nd Semester of the 2020-21 School Year! JCC Middle School - 4th Quarter Honor Roll  (PDF) JCC Middle School - 2nd Semester Honor Roll  (PDF)

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Middle School Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter & 1st Semester

Jan 12, 2021

The Johnson County Central Middle School has announced the Honor Roll recipients for the 2nd Quarter and the 1st Semester of the 2020-21 school year. Congratulations to all students recognized! JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter (PDF) JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 1st Semester (PDF)

Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll

Oct 21, 2020

Congratulations to all students recognized on the JCC Middle School Honor Roll for the First Quarter! Keep up the great work! JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 1st Quarter  (PDF)

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Middle School Honor Roll

May 29, 2020

Congratulations to the students recognized on the Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Roll for the 4th Quarter and the 2nd Semester!  JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 4th Quarter  (PDF) JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 2nd Semester  (PDF)

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Middle School Student Check In

May 12, 2020

Middle School Students: I hope this email finds you well and in good spirits. We will plan on checking in all student issued equipment next week at the following times/places:  Monday, May 18th @ the High School. Please go to the north doors of the High School (H.S. students will be checking out in the circle drive between the buildings) » 8th Grade 8:00-10:00 » 7th Grade 10:00-12:00 » 6th Grade 1:30-3:30 Tuesday, May 19th @ the Middle School.  . . .

Middle School Honor Roll 3rd Quarter

Mar 16, 2020

Congrats to the students who have made it on the Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Roll for the 3rd Quarter!  Please click here for a downloadable PDF: 2019-20 JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 3rd Quarter  (PDF)

Middle School Honor Roll

Jan 9, 2020

The Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Rolls for the 2nd Quarter and 1st Semester have been released for the 2019-20 school year. Congratulations to all students recognized! Keep up the hard work! JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter (2019-20)  PDF JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 1st Semester (2019-20)  PDF

First Quarter Middle School Honor Roll

Oct 25, 2019

The Johnson County Central Middle School has released the Honor Roll for the First Quarter 2019-20. Congratulations, Thunderbirds! Click here to view the JCC Middle School Honor Roll: First Quarter 2019-20  (PDF)

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Middle School Honor Roll

May 30, 2019

Johnson County Central Middle School has released Honor Rolls for the 4th Quarter and the 2nd Semester for the 2018-19 School Year. Congratulations to all students recognized! JCC Middle School Honor Roll -- 4th Quarter  (PDF) JCC Middle School Honor Roll -- 2nd Semester  (PDF)

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MUDECAS Junior High Track Meet Results

Apr 8, 2019

Results from the 2019 MUDECAS Junior HIgh Track Meet hosted by Johnson County Central on Saturday, April 6th.  MUDECAS Junior High Girls Results  (PDF) MUDECAS Junior High Boys Results  (PDF)

Middle School Honor Rolls

Jan 21, 2019

The Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Rolls have been released for the 2nd Quarter and 1st Semester. Congratulations to all students recognized! 2018-19 JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter (PDF) 2018-19 JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 1st Semester  (PDF)

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First Quarter Honor Roll

Oct 29, 2018

The 2018-19 Honor Roll for the First Quarter has been released. Congratulations to all students recognized! 2018-19 Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll (PDF) 2018-19 High School First Quarter Honor Roll (PDF)

Middle School Honor Roll

May 22, 2018

The Johnson County Central Middle School has announced the Honor Roll for the 4th Quarter and the 2nd Semester. Congratulations to all students! JCC Middle School Honor Roll — 4th Quarter   (PDF) JCC Middle School Honor Roll — 2nd Semester  (PDF)

Middle School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Apr 3, 2018

The Honor Roll for the JCC Middle School has been released for the Third Quarter. Congratulations to all of the students recognized! JCC Middle School Third Quarter Honor Roll 2017-18 (PDF) Links to previous Honor Rolls for the 2017-18 School Year:  JCC Middle School Honor Roll - Second Quarter 2017-18  (PDF) JCC Middle School Honor Roll - First Semester 2017-18  (PDF)

Meridian Honor Choir & Band

Feb 19, 2018

Congratulations to the following JCC vocal students who auditioned for and made the Meridian Honor Choir: Logan Barras – Tenor, Ava Berkbile – Soprano, Jonathan Duncan – Tenor, Jacob Graham – Tenor, Hayden Huskey – Tenor, Danielle Lueders – Alto, Madison Pingel – Alto, Emma Straka – Alto, and Tanner Woods – Tenor.   Congratulations to the following band students for making the Meridian Honor Band: Vanessa Jimenez – French Horn, Emma Swanda – Snare/Auxillary, and . . .

JCC Middle School Honor Roll

Jan 10, 2018

The Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Rolls for the Second Quarter and the First Semester of the 2017-18 School Year have been released! Congratulations to all of the students recognized for their academic achievements! JCC Middle School Honor Roll - Second Quarter 2017-18  (PDF) JCC Middle School Honor Roll - First Semester 2017-18  (PDF)

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6th Grade Language Arts

Nov 14, 2017

As we quickly approach Thanksgiving and Christmas Breaks, sixth graders are starting to adjust to life in Middle School. With busy schedules, switching classes, and several different teachers, students are realizing that time flies when you’re in Middle School!  We are keeping busy in Language Arts class with a lot of different projects. Weekly grammar lessons, skill practices, and spelling tests are a part of our regular routines. So far this year, we’ve completed several different writing assignments, including . . .

JCC Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll

Oct 31, 2017

Congratulations to the Johnson County Central Middle School students who have been recognized on the First Quarter Honor Roll. The Johnson County Central Middle School Honor Roll represents students with no grade lower than a B. Honor Roll with Distinction are students with all A's and with only one B. Nice work, Thunderbirds! Click on the photo to enlarge or click here to download a PDF version . 

Middle School Honors Ceremony

May 23, 2017

The Ceremony began with a thank from Mrs. McNiff representing the American Legion Auxiliary.  She thanked the students for writing notes to our soldiers over the holidays.  She reported that the response from the soldiers was very positive.   Next, Mrs. Palmer recognized students who placed in the Patriot’s Pen writing contest.  Awards went to Calvin Antholz, Dalton Berkebile, Lane Othmer, Saylor Rother, Isabella Wolter, and Kenia Barrientos.  Mrs. Palmer also acknowledged 7th and 8th graders who . . .

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6th Grade Music Video Project

Feb 9, 2017

This year's top three music videos created by the 6th Grade Choir class.  "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites" by Skrillex Created by Damian K., Tatum R., & Jacob L.    "Hall of Fame" by The Script Created by Jacob G. & Hayden H.    "Gonna" by Blake Shelton Created by Chayce O., MacKinze G., Anzel D 

Middle School Honor Roll

Jan 5, 2017

The Johnson County Central Middle School is proud to announce the Honor Roll for the 2nd Quarter and for the 1st Semester. Honor Roll students have no grade lower than a B. And the Honor Roll with Distinction is based on students having all A's with only one B. JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter (16-17)  (PDF) JCC Middle School Honor Roll - 1st Semester (16-17)  (PDF)

Silent Auction & Baked Potato Feed

Nov 29, 2016

Don't forget! There will be a silent auction and baked potato feed at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9th before the middle school winter music concert at 7:00 p.m. The high school band has rounded up many items to auction off including quilts, gift certificates, various baskets, a bluetooth stereo, and two tickets to ERIC CHURCH! All proceeds from the silent auctions will go toward the high school band trip in May and the baked potato feed will go towards Music Boosters.

Junior High Volleyball Week One

Sep 14, 2016

Junior High Volleyball got under way this week. It is going to be a tough first week with games on Tuesday, Thursday and a tournament on Saturday. This does not give the teams a lot of time to make corrections for the next game.  Tuesday was a home game versus the Palmyra Panthers. The C team played 1 set, while the B and A teams played complete matches. The C team won their set, the B team lost both their sets and the A team lost both their sets. The girls who played in the C team game include Madison . . .

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Junior High State Track Results

May 17, 2016

The Junior High Boys & Girls Track Teams competed at the 2016 Nebraska Championship Meet on May 14, 2016, in Gothenburg, NE.    Complete Results from 2016 Nebraska Championship Jr High Track Meet:

Fifth Grade Dinosaurs

Mar 18, 2016

Once or twice a month during the 2015-2016 school year, the fifth grade students have been studying dinosaurs.  During the first semester, each student picked a dinosaur to study.  The students have researched, written reports, given presentations, and built a replica of their dinosaurs.  The dinosaur models are displayed in the common areas by the middle school's new gym. To view the photo gallery, click on the photo in the upper right corner. 

Best of 6th Grade Music Videos

Mar 9, 2016

The 6th graders spent January creating music videos for choir. All of the students worked extremely hard on their videos. These were the top three of the class. If you are interested in seeing your child’s video or would like a copy of it, please email me at emily.fricke@jccentral.org . Enjoy! These videos are part of project Mrs. Fricke started with the sixth graders last year.  It turned out to be a great project for them during this down time in January. We have a number of different groups using a . . .

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Jr. High Honor Choir & Band at Meridian

Feb 22, 2016

Congratulations to the JCC Meridian Junior High Honor Choir & Band Members The following JCC 7th & 8th grade students auditioned and have been selected to attend the 29th Annual Meridian Jr. High Honor Choir & Band on Friday, April 1, 2016: Honor Choir Students:  Sopranos – Chloe Curry;    Altos – Morgan Moran & Saylor Rother   Baritone – Caleb Eggleston, Sam Buss, Gabe DeFreece, Andruw Stafford, Jacob Wolter Honor Band Students: . . .

Music K-8 Cover Contest Winners

Jan 19, 2016

Congratulations our local winners of the Music K-8 Cover Contest at JCC! The local winners were picked by the JCC High School Choir. Nice job! Click on the photo to browse through all nine winners!  Or you can click here for a slideshow view of the nine winners!

Music Videos & All-State Auditions

Jan 18, 2016

The sixth grade choir has started working on their music videos. I started this project with the sixth graders last year and it turned out to be a great project for them during this down time in January. We have a number of different groups using a various genres of music; everything from classic rock to hip hop. The students really get to open up their creative abilities with this project and I hope to continue it in the future. Many students at the high school and middle school level have been auditioning for Class C All-State . . .

JH Boys Basketball Tournament

Nov 23, 2015

The 2015 Johnson County Central Junior High Boys Basketball Tournament will be held at the Middle School Gym (Cook) on Saturday, December 5, 2015. JCC welcomes the junior high boys basketball teams from Auburn, Falls City and Freeman. Games begin at 8:30 a.m. The games will have 6 minute quarters with a 5 minute halftime. Overtimes will be 3 minutes if needed.  Admission to the tournament is $4/Adults and $3/Students. Good luck to all teams! Download:  Bracket (PDF)

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Miss Isaacs's Room 107

Nov 9, 2015

We’re always keeping things interesting and exciting in Room 107! Currently, the students are participating in a Harry Potter themed ‘House Cup Competition’! Students are divided into ‘houses’ in the classroom, with 1-3 other students in their group. The ‘houses’ work together to earn points for themselves, to earn a reward during the week of Thanksgiving. The ‘house’ with the most points on Monday, November 23 will be declared the winner! Ways to earn points include: good . . .

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Room 112

Oct 19, 2015

By: Karen Hunzeker The 7 th Grade math classes have been working on fractions. We started the year off with adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. We have moved on to changing between fraction, decimal and percent forms. We also learned how to compare all three forms as well. Fractions are very important and are used it many jobs. We will be visiting this skill all year long because of its importance! The Pre-Algebra classes have been working on integers, which are positive and . . .

Middle School Cross Country Runners Wanted

May 18, 2015

    The Johnson County Central Cross Country team is seeking enthusiastic and motivated 7th and 8th grade boys and girls to join the team.  The JCC Cross Country team has sent two teams to the State Cross Country meet the last 2 years and is looking for new members to join the program and continue to build this tradition.  The Middle School team competes in 6 meets during the season, culminating with the Jr. High State Cross Country Meet in Papillion, and everyone gets to run each meet.  . . .

Middle School Math

Mar 19, 2015

I cannot believe how fast the year is going!  We are beginning the fourth quarter already.  I have enjoyed my first year of teaching at Johnson County Central!  I hope to continue to educate the youth of this great community for many years to come. With the spring quickly approaching, that means it is NeSA time!  This is the Nebraska version of state standards test.  The 7 th and 8 th grade students will be taking the math version of the NeSA on April 14 th and 15 th .  Since this is less than a . . .

6th Grade Music Video Project

Feb 6, 2015

In music, the 6th grade class created music videos to some of their favorite songs. Using iOS devices, these students created their own videos to match the songs.  We have featured some of the top videos below . This project in Emily Fricke's middle schol choir class envolved out of a karaoke unit, where students would pick & practice a song and eventually perform it in front of the class.  "It was hard for some students who aren't as confident so I would let them have partners if they . . .

6th Grade Choir

Jan 16, 2015

This semester in 6th grade choir we a starting out with a project. All of the 6th graders are creating music videos. They picked their own groups (if they wanted to be in one) and have picked their songs. This is a creative project for them with almost no guidelines – except that they must participate – to bring out some creative thinking. Students are setting their own standards and choosing every aspect of their video. With the help of iDevices and a free app called Video Star, the 6th graders are recording some excellent, . . .

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Mrs. Hunzeker's Math Room

Oct 27, 2014

We have been learning a lot in math so far.  The seventh grade math students have been working on fractions, decimals, percents and integers.  They have been working on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing them.  They have also learned how to convert from one form to the other.  They are currently working on integers and how to compute with them. Pre-Algebra has been working on expressions, equations, graphing in a coordinate plane, working with monomials and scientific notation.  They are . . .