Any student interested in the Welding, Law Enforcement, or Precision Machining program at Pike Central High School is invited to an open house to tour the facility and meet the instructors on December 4th from 6-8pm at Pike Central High School. A flyer has been emailed to all students about this opportunity. Contact your guidance counselor if you have any questions.


REMINDER FOR SENIORS- Many Colleges and Universities have priority application deadlines of November 1 for scholarship consideration.


College Goal Sunday- October 28, 2pm VUJC. College financial aid experts will be available to answer questions and help parents file their FAFSA.


INTERACT MEMBERS - Thanks to those with A LUNCH who attended our first luncheon with the Rotary Club of Jasper. B LUNCH students, remember to mark your calendars for November 15th. If you haven’t already, you may sign up to attend with Mrs. Johnson. Also, any A LUNCH members who were unable to attend the October luncheon, may sign up to attend the November luncheon instead. See or email Mrs. Johnson to get your name on the roster!


Digital Citizenship Tip - Always be nice (and encourage others to be nice, too) - “Don’t find yourself being a cyberbully.” - Students need to practice treating each other with the same respect online as they do in person. Think twice before posting anything online.


Red Ribbon Week is the week after fall break. Dress up days will be as follows:

Monday - Pajama Day: Drugs  will crush your dreams

Tuesday- Wear Red Day

Wednesday - Team Jersey Day: Team up against drugs

Thursday - Hawaiian Day: Lei off Drugs

Friday - Spirit Day: Our School Chooses to be Drug Free


Congratulations to Natalie Wigand, Rylee Hedinger and Taylor Wildman for being named the IHSVCA Academic All State Team.


Wrestling Mat Girl Call Out Meeting - there will be a call out meeting for anyone interested in being a Wrestling Mat girl on Monday - Oct 29th at 3:15PM in the Community Room


Attention all wrestlers!

The first official practice (mandatory) will be on Monday October 29th from 3:15 - 5:30 pm.  You must have a physical on file in the athletic office, a concussion baseline test, and all other necessary paperwork before practice on Monday.


SPANISH CLUB: Order your t-shirt with Mrs. Johnson by 10/31. Price is $3 for a short sleeve and $5 for a long sleeve for members that have paid dues. Our next meeting will be November 15, 2018 during HOMEROOM to plan our Holiday Cooking Party on 12/2/18 from 5 PM - 8 PM. Mark your calendars and plan to attend!


Senior photos!
We’re getting a lot of questions about when senior pictures are due.  This deadline isn’t until early 2019, so you have plenty of time.  (But don’t procrastinate either!)  Here’s more instructions:

We will need two photos.  One should be vertically oriented, that will be used in the yearbook and other media outlets like The Herald's graduation edition.  It should be free of watermarks, a large enough resolution for print, and a pose where the senior is the main focus.  (Which means it typically will not include props)

The second photo will be horizontal and used for the big screen during the graduation ceremony.  Any watermarks need to be in the corners, and it needs to be a good enough resolution for projection purposes.  This photo can show some personality, as long as it's school appropriate obviously.

Most professional photographers in the area already have a special link to send in photos, so all you would need to do is tell them which photos are selected.  They then will submit those photos to us directly.

If there are any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me:


The marching band performs this Saturday, October 20, at the Simon Kenton Classic, in Independence, KY. Performance time is 4:00 for Prelims, and hopefully another performance that night in Finals.Next week-Fall Break- there is no practice on Tuesday October 23. There is regular practice Thursday Oct 25, and an ‘all-day’ additional practice Friday October 26.


All JHS students are invited to Dubois County Fall Camp: November 10-11 @ Bradford Woods, Martinsville, IN! $20 covers food, transportation, activities, and t-shirt! Call or text Rusty Clayton @ 812.351.3030 for more information!


Attention Juniors: Check your email! You need to open the doc for basketball concessions sign-ups. Once there, sign up to work on the day your homeroom is scheduled. Basketball concessions is the second fundraiser for prom. Please plan to participate!


Jasper Parents,

Our 4th Annual Mattress Fundraiser is coming up on Saturday, November 10th from 10-5 in the JHS band room and we are using this event to help pay for NEW UNIFORMS within the coming seasons! This is a great opportunity for our program to raise much needed funds and for the students to raise money for their band fees and trips, but we need everyone to do their part to make this year another success!

Our goal is for every student to find at least ONE person who is in the market for a new mattress, and it’s not as hard as you might think. If you can talk to family members, friends, neighbors, co-workers and folks at your church or other activities, chances are you know someone who is in the market for this product.

Here are a few things that we need for everyone to do so that we can find potential customers to come check out our fundraiser:

We want this fundraiser to be as successful as possible for our program and if each family can find at least ONE person who needs a new mattress, the sky is the limit for us.

Thank you for your help, your time and your continued support.   Mr. Goodhue and the Jasper Band Boosters


Dear Parents and Students,

This is Jasper Destination Imagination’s first Bootcamp! There are several free workshops for morning and afternoon sessions on November 3rd! Everyone (including those not currently registered for DI) is welcome!

Please click the link to sign up!


Meredith Christiansen

GJCS Destination Imagination Coordinator

Indiana Destination Imagination Affiliate Director Intern



“Launching Your Own Business”


This workshop is designed to help would-be entrepreneurs

determine their preparedness and ability to start a business by examining

the opportunities, responsibilities & challenges involved in business


                Location: Conference Room, Jasper Chamber of Commerce office

located at 302 West 6th Street in Jasper, Indiana

    When:  Thursday, October 25 – 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.

    Cost:    There is a registration fee of $30.00 which includes a

comprehensive workbook.  

    RSVP:   No later than Friday, October 19, 2018

Pre-registration is required. Contact the Jasper Chamber office at (812)


   or e-mail to:

Workshop Covers:

1) Identify Personal Objectives, Skills, and Resources

2) Describe Your Business Idea and Requirements

3) Understanding your competition and how to position your product or


4) Identify the managerial requirements for your business.

This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership success.

Every successful business is built on a solid foundation. This class will

help you evaluate your business idea with that end in mind. A free copy of

this 55 page step-by-step workbook will be distributed to participants and

used during the class. Following this course, ISBDC Business Advisors will

be available for free one-on-one business consulting, which includes market

research and financial diagnostic reports, to help you implement your

strategic plan and provide ongoing guidance as you grow your business.



Launching Your Business Seminar

Date : Thursday, October 25   Time:  5-7 p.m.

Partner/Presenter:  Small Business Development Center

Cost - - will be around $30 per person/TBD

Conflict Resolution + Confronting Bullying

Presented by Strategic HR Solutions (chamber member)

Thursday, November 15th  

Lunch ‘n Learn from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

$20 per person  - location:  Jasper Train Depot