School briefs


G-C JAG to host job fair

GREENFIELD – A community job fair will be at Greenfield-Central High School April 4.

The event is open to high school juniors and seniors from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and then open to the public from 3:30-6 p.m. The fair is hosted by Greenfield Central Jobs for America’s Graduates and will be in the Dellen Automotive Gymnasium of the school, 810 N. Broadway St., Greenfield.

Excellence award nominations accepted

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Nominations are open now for the 2023 David Pfaff Excellence in Education Award.

The Eastern Hancock Education Foundation shows its appreciation for outstanding teachers by publicly recognizing one of them each year with this award. The winner will be presented with a plaque and a check for classroom use.

Students, parents and staff members are encouraged to nominate an Eastern Hancock teacher by April 19. To learn more or to access the nomination form, visit and click on “news.”

Career center to offer CDL program

NEW CASTLE – The New Castle Career Center has partnered with Ivy Tech to introduce a new Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program for the 2023-24 school year. Juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to participate in a supply chain pathway or a transportation pathway.

Students choosing the supply chain pathway will be able to earn six credit hours and may participate in the program for one or two years. Students will gain knowledge in logistic management, supply chain strategy, planning and design, customer service, purchasing, forecasting, warehouse management and more.

The transportation pathway is for students in their senior year. They can earn six credit hours while they learn safety and prepare to take the CDL certification test. Much of this coursework will be hands-on learning. Only six students will be accepted into the transportation pathway program.

For more information, call 765-593-6680 or visit

G-C choir places in Chicago competition

GREENFIELD– Greenfield-Central high School’s Legacy Choir recently traveled to Chicago for a competition.

The choir earned first runner-up in the Heart of America Show Choir Competition, which was at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent mile.

Dine to donate event set

MCCORDSVILLE – The Mt. Vernon High School Trap Club will benefit from a dine to donate event March 30.

A portion of sales at Chicago’s Pizza in Mccordsville will benefit the club. The restaurant is located at 5917 W. Broadway St., Mccordsville. Mention Trap Club when paying between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. March 30.

Casino event set for NPEF

NEW PALESTINE – The New Palestine Education Foundation will host a gala and auction to raise funds for the organization and classroom projects. Casino Royale will take place April 14 at Adaggios Banquet and Conference Center, 5999 W. Memory Lane, Greenfield.

The event will include cocktails, hor d’oeuvres, casino games, auction items, luxury packages, gift cards and more. For updates, visit or email [email protected]

Bowling fundraiser coming up

GREENFIELD – The community is invited to a “Bowl for Greenfield-Central Students” event.

The Greenfield Central School Foundation is hosting the event from 5:30-9:30 p.m. April 8 at Strike Force Lanes, 1539 W. Main St., Greenfield. There will be face painting, balloon animals, a photo booth and silent auction. The school classroom with the greatest attendance receives a pizza party and the teacher receives a $50 Amazon gift card. Participants are encouraged to bring their Kroger Rewards card to enter for other prizes, and all G-C students will receive a free coupon for a return visit game of bowling.

Cost is $12 per person. Lane sponsorships are $150 per lane. For more, visit