Friday, April 29, 2011


The wind and rain could not dampen the spirits of 169 third and fourth graders during MEGA BASH on Thursday evening. Students celebrated their outstanding character by munching on goodies, dancing to top 40 hits, and demonstrating their batting skills.

The students and staff would like to thank the following volunteers who assisted with this event: Heather Crews, Michelle Hiestand, David Hiestand, Dan Coppess, Sonja Coppess, Diana Manges, Melissa Begoon, Elisabeth Lance, and Jason Lance. Thanks also goes to former EAST students Lindsey Tilly, Rachel Britsch, and Emily Fulton for their hard work.

Appreciation is also shown for the staff members who chapperoned the event- Mrs. Flora, Mrs. Holzapfel, Mrs. Gibson, Mrs. Capasso, Mrs. Leas, Mrs. Evers, Mr. Winner, Mr. Stickel, Mrs. Koontz, Mrs. Holm, and Mrs. Britsch.

The students would like to give a special thank you to Mrs.Wise as her efforts made the event possible.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Junior High Tennis Defeats Troy

The boys tennis team defeated Troy 4-1. Winning for the Wave were Sam Dean 1st singles; Evan Kiser 2nd singles; Jesse Symons 3rd singles; Masen Rich and Adam Null 2nd doubles. The team is now 4-0.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The PTA recently raffled off a Nintendo Gaming System. Dustin Sendeza, who purchased one ticket, was the lucky winner. Congratulations, Dustin. Thanks to the PTA for supporting our students and providing some Spring Spirit!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

NJROTC Places 1st at Anderson

Greenville High School NJROTC Places 1st at Anderson, Indiana Drill Meet
Greenville’s Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) placed First at the Ebbert Education Center Drill Meet which took place in Anderson Indiana. Competing in their last drill meet of the season against 5 other schools from Indiana and Ohio the Greenwave NJROTC team placed first in Inspection/Academics led by Chad Denman, 2nd in Unarmed Drill led by Colten Forte, 2nd in Armed Exhibition led by Kody Roark, 3rd in Physical Fitness led by Alex Dearing, 3rd in Color Guard led by Logan George, 3rd in Unarmed Exhibition led by Chad Denman and 3rd in Marksmanship led by Brandon Mendenhall. Competing against 120 other cadets individual awards went to Kody Roark 1st place Unit Leader Evaluation, Liz Hornbeck 2nd place Female Athletics, Joey Adam 2nd Place Male Athletics, Zeppilin Hoehn 2nd place Armed Drill, T.J. Wenning 3rd place armed drill, Thorn Swartout 4th place Armed drill, Jeremiah Flatter 6th Armed Drill, Colt Grilliot 7th place Armed drill, Colten Forte 8th place armed drill Kody Roark 6th place unarmed drill, Elizabeth Trepanier 7th place unarmed drill, Storm Parsons 8th place unarmed drill, Liz Hornbeck 9th place Unarmed Drill, Joey Adams 10th place unarmed drill. Greenville’s NJROTC finished the season winning 21 team awards and 25 individual awards.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Shumaker Hunts in the Light Foundation Youth Turkey Hunt

Dylan Shumaker an 8th grader at Greenville Junior High School participated in the annual Light Foundation Youth Turkey Hunt this past weekend. Pictured is Dylan Shumaker with the wild turkey he hunted.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Auto Tech Competes

Congratulations to Trevor DeSchepper, Andrea Arthur, and Trevor Bates for winning 1st place at Sinclair's Automotive Tech Prep Showcase yesterday. Congratulations to Rachel Lyle and Dustin Frederick for being chosen as the Kiwanis Students of the Month for March.
Greenville NJROTC tours Fort Knox Army Base Eighteen Cadets and three chaperones from Greenville High School’s Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) made the four hour trip to Fort Knox, Kentucky to tour base facilities and view how army soldiers train. The students had a chance to talk to Army Drill Instructors on life as an army recruit. The Cadets also received briefs and tours of the army’s Bradley Fighting vehicle, STRYKER all terrain troop transport and the HMMVEE multipurpose vehicle. The Cadets also were given the opportunity to operate the Army’s Main Battle Tank the M-1 Abrahams in Fort Knox’s state of the art simulator. The Cadets divided into teams of four taking the positions of commander, driver, loader, and gunner and with the help of army instructors entered a simulated battlefield. The Cadets also had an opportunity to drive a simulated armored HMMVEE with a driver and gunner on a simulated battlefield. The day ended with students firing simulated M-16’s, M-240 and the M-249 on the Army’s combat engagement range simulator. The students also had a chance to eat at an Army dining facility for lunch. The trip was sponsored by the Greenville NJROTC Booster Organization. For more pictures of the trip visit the GCD website and follow the path to GHS the NJROTC Link is on the right side.

Hospitality Competes at the State

Hospitality students participated Thursday in State FCCLA Lodging events and on Friday received their awards. The Junior Hotel Linen Operations team of Brandon Johnston and Jessica Klopfer received a silver medal. The Senior Hotel Linen Operations team of Ashton Lehman and Keith Green received a gold medal. The Meeting Event Setup team of Kristen Fullroth, Katelyn Miron and Katelyn Shank received a gold medal. Congratulations on an outstanding performance at state FCCLA!!!


NJROTC Highlights Congratulations to the NJROTC team for placing first at the Ebbert Drill meet in Anderson, Indiana. Competing against 5 other schools from Indiana and Ohio the Green Wave NJROTC team placed first in Inspection/academics led by Chad Denman, 2nd in unarmed drill led by Colten Forte, 2nd in Armed Exhibition led by Kody Roark, 3rd in physical fitness led by Alex Dearing, 3rd in Color Guard led by Logan George, 3rd in Unarmed Exhibition led by Chad Denman, 3rd in Marksmanship led by Brandon Mendenhall. Competing against 120 other cadets individual awards went to Kody Roark 1st place Unit Leader evaluation, Liz Hornbeck 2nd place female athletics, Joey Adam 2nd place male athletics, 2nd place Armed Drill Zeppilin Hoehn, 3rd place armed drill T.J. Wenning, 4th place Armed drill Thorn Swartout, 6th Armed Drill Jeremiah Flatter, 7th place Armed drill Colt Grillot, 8th place armed drill Colten Forte 6th place unarmed drill Kody Roark, 7th place unarmed drill Elizabeth Trepanier, 8th place unarmed drill Storm Parsons, 9th place unarmed Drill Liz Hornbeck, 10th place unarmed drill Joey Adams. Career Tech Highlights

JH Choir Results

Junior High Choir Contest Results Congratulations to the Choir students on an~outstanding job~at the District 11 Solo and Ensemble Contest at Fairlawn Local Schools on Saturday. They received a total of~3 excellent ratings and 20 superior ratings. The choir is directed by Pam Graves.

Junior High Highlights from the Weekend

The Greenville Jr. High Track Invitational was held on Saturday. Girls finished 5th out of 7 teams. Individual Results were: Discus: Caitlyn Beasecker, 6th High Jump: Chloe McKinney, 4th Shot Put: Caitlyn Beasecker, 1st; Makayla Mendoza 5th 100M Dash: Morgan Kiser, 4th 1600M Run: Zoe Stiefel, 5th 4x100 Relay: Team of Kiser, Cummings, Roth, Buckingham, 4th 4x200 Relay: Team of Kiser, Cummings, Roth, Buckingham, 5th 800M Run: Chloe McKinney, 3rd 4x400M Relay: Team of McKinney, Stiefel, Menning, Bradfield, 3rd Boys finished 3rd out of 7 teams. Individual Results were: High Jump: Clay Guillozett, 4th Pole Vault: Jacob Butsch, 3rd Discus: Ryan Ramsey, 2nd Ben Whittington, 3rd Shot Put: Ryan Ramsey, 1st Isaiah Hayes, 4th 1600M Run: Bailey Hartle, 2nd 400M Dash: Clay Guillozett, 3rd Jacob Butsch, 5th 800M Run: Bailey Hartle, 2nd Junior High Choir Contest Results

Monday, April 11, 2011

JH Track Results from Parkway Invitational

Track results from the Parkway Invitational: Girls finished 4th out of 8 teams with 68 points. Individual Results: 100M Dash: Lindy Cummings 6th, Morgan Kiser 8th 4x200: Team of Alanna Bryant, Morgan Kiser, Lindy Cummings, Lexi Roth 2nd 1600M Run: Zoe Stiefel 4th 4x100: Team of Lindy Cummings, Dannielle Liebher, Morgan Kiser, Alanna Bryant 2nd 800M Run: Chloe McKinney 5th, Ally Hayes 7th 200M Dash: Ellie Light 6th 4x400: Team of Anne Bradfield, Chloe McKinney, Ally Hayes, Zoe Stiefel 3rd Pole Vault: Zoe Stiefel 2nd Long Jump: Dannielle Liebherr 4th Discus: Macayla Mendoza 2nd, Caitlin Beasecker 5th Shot Put: Caitlin Beasecker 6th, Macayla Mendoza 8th Boys finished 5th out of 8 teams with 66 points Individual Results: 4x200: Team of Parker Allison, Cory Campbell, Zach Unger, Brennan Gettinger 7th 1600M run: Bailey Hartle 8th 400M Dash: Jacob Butsch 3rd 800M run: Clay Guillozett 7th 4x400: Team of Jacob Butsch, Clay Guillozett, Cameron Kunkle, Bailey Hartle 2nd High Jump: Clay Guillozett 2nd Pole Vault: JacobButsch 1st Long Jump: Isaish Hayes 7th Discus: Ramsey 1st, Ben Whittington 2nd Shot Put: Ryan Ramsey 1st

Friday, April 8, 2011

Lambda Phi Sorority Donates to GJHS

Lambda Phi Sorority recently donated to Greenville Junior High’s Washington D.C. Trip Fund. In the background of the photo are pictures of previous Washington trips. Marty Davis and Mr. David Peltz are shaking hands over the check presentation as Susan Schaar looks on. The sorority also donated to Ansonia’s eighth grade trip to Washington D.C.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Lady Wave Softball now 4-1

The varsity softball team won three games over the weekend. They beat Fairborn on Friday and Celina & Lebanon on Saturday. Their record is now 4-1. The reserve softball team is also 4-1, beating Fairborn on Friday and splitting with Celina on Saturday.