Gahanna-Jefferson Schools

We are 7,500 students, learning at seven elementary schools, three middle schools and GLHS | | @GahannaJeffersn

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools is conveniently located just eight miles from downtown Columbus. More than 7,400 students attend seven elementary schools, three middle schools and Gahanna Lincoln High School.

Mission: Where students come first!

GJPS math teachers and their friends wish you a HAPPY FRI-YAY!

Creative Mathematics, we ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ you! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Just a reminder: ๐Ÿฅช๐Ÿ•๐ŸŒญ GRIN is providing lunch for Gahanna students and families in need, NOW through August 9.

We ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ about you?

#WeAreLions #GahannaGrin

๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ Leave it to our GJPS PRESCHOOL STUDENTS to remind us what the end of the school year is all about. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ #WeAreLions #theGJPSway #WeLeaveAsFriends

๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ“” It is never too early to start thinking about the 2019-20 school year! GJPS ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHERS were back in the classroom this week learning, sharing and talking about new classroom ideas for our young readers and writers. ๐Ÿ–Šโœ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ป #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐Ÿ“˜๐Ÿ“’๐Ÿ“˜Keep your child on track for school success. Sign them up for Columbus Metropolitan Libraryโ€™s Summer Reading Challenge online or at any CML location. Learn more at

๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃ Hey GJPS RISING 6TH GRADERS...Stop by two.fifty.four Saturday, June 1 from 1-4 and celebrate your "graduation". Great way to meet friends, play games and eat SNACKS! ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃ #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ Congratulations to students, parents, teachers and staff for an amazing 2018-2019 School Year.

Have a great summer and we will see you back, ready to roar on August 14! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ With honor and gratitude, we remember. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Enjoy your long weekend with family and friends! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“And with the turn of a tassel, 548 students from the Gahanna Lincoln High School Class of 2019 became our latest group of alumni. Congratulations graduates, parents, staff, and administrators...YOU DID IT! ๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“#WeAreLions #theGJPSway #AlwaysALion

Hey GLHS Class of 2019...we are ready for you! ๐Ÿ’™๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ’› #WeAreLions #theGJPSway #AlwaysALion

So thankful to have our GLHS Class of 2019 together as a group, one last time at Lincoln High School before their big day on SATURDAY! ๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“ We are sad to see you leave but so excited for your future! Have a great have earned it! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
#WeAreLions #theGJPSway #AlwaysALion

Great conversations happening today with our GMSE 8th graders during SUCCESS FAIR! Take a breath were awesome! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

And just like that, we are down to 5 DAYS LEFT! Hang in there everyone...we are almost there! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Itโ€™s a GREAT DAY to have a GREAT DAY with the ESS Class at Gahanna Lincoln High School! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Talents of Gahanna Lincoln alumni launch 'Apollo 11'

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“Gahanna Grads doing amazing things. It doesn't surprise us one bit! ๐Ÿš€๐ŸŽฅ๐ŸŽž #WeAreLions #theGJPSway #AlwaysALion Two central Ohio natives are launching audiences into outer space through the recently released โ€œApollo 11,โ€ a documentary focused on the

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Congratulations to Gahanna Middle School South for earning the PURPLE STAR DESIGNATION from the Ohio Department of Education. ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ…The Purple Star Designation recognizes schools that show a major commitment to serving students and families connected to our nationโ€™s armed forces! We are so proud of our team at GMSS. #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Jefferson Elementary 5th Grade Legacy Projects

We LOVE the sound of learning! Thank you, 5th-grade students, at Jefferson Elementary for sharing your LEGACY PROJECTS with these "FIRST GRADERS IN TRAINING"! Look out Middle School...these 5th-graders are READY! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Congratulations to Rob Matney, Realtor - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty and Whit's Frozen Custard of Gahanna. Both of these local businesses received the Ohio School Board Association (OSBA) Honor Roll Award at the GJPS Board of Education Meeting on Thursday. We ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ our business partners...and these are 2 of the best! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Jefferson Elementary Learning Can Happen Anywhere

GJPS VISION, MISSION AND BELIEF #7: We believe learning can happen anywhere... especially outside on a beautiful Friday afternoon at Jefferson Elementary. #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

And the May GJPS Board of Education meeting is called to order. Come join us! Thank you Mr. Dengel and the GLHS Orchestra for getting us started. #WeAreLions #theGJPSway.

State Band & Choir Competition

Slow the scroll and take a look at what our GLHS BANDS & CHOIRS accomplished recently! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’› #WeAreLions #theGJPSway See the story

GLHS LION'S ROAR wins state awards | GLHS LION'S ROAR wins state awards | Gahanna Schools News Article Details

๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿฅˆ๐ŸฅˆCongratulations to the GLHS Lion's Roar newspaper staff for a 2nd place state finish for their newsmagazine! ๐Ÿ“ฐ๐Ÿ“ฐ๐Ÿ“ฐ
Check out the online version at . #WeAreLions #theGJPSway The Lionโ€™s Roar won 2nd Place in the state for overall high school newsmagazine while the online website received Honorable Mention.

Chapelfield Elementary hosted an awesome career day for their fifth graders last week. Students rotated through classrooms, learning about future careers along the way. ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿงฏ๐Ÿ“บ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿš’ #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ”๐ŸŒฎ Crunch, Crunch, what's for lunch? You will have to check the menu for that...but here is everything you need to know about how to pay for it as the end of the school year draws near. ๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿ’ต #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

โ“โ“โ“ + โ˜•๏ธโ˜•๏ธโ˜•๏ธ You have questions...we have coffee. Let's get together tonight and have a conversation! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ ๐–๐„ ๐‚๐€๐'๐“ ๐–๐€๐ˆ๐“ ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ .
Get your tickets NOW at . #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท We had a blast on Friday at Middle School West for the 3rd Annual CULTURAL DIVERSITY FESTIVAL. We see a strong future for these models who strutted down the runway for the fashion show! ๐Ÿ˜Ž #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Blacklick Elementary Strides for Pride 2019

What happens when it rains on STRIDES FOR PRIDE day? We STRIDE ... INSIDE of course! Great job Blacklick Elementary Pride Partners PTO staff, students and volunteers for a great event on Friday...even with the rain! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰We were thrilled to kick off TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK yesterday at GMSE with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria and DOUGHNUTS! Thank you Paolo DeMaria for your visit and thank you GJPS TEACHERS for being the best teachers ever! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ #WeAreLions #theGJPSway Ohio Department of Education #OhioED

๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃToday is BUS DRIVER APPRECIATION DAY and we are so thankful for the AMAZING job our GJPS drivers do each day to take special care of our kids! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ We enjoyed hosting State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria at GMSE today as he also extended a special thank you to our bus drivers! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ GLHS A Cappella Choir turned in an A-M-A-Z-I-N-G performance at the OMEA State Adjudicated Event last night! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ GOOD LUCK to the rest of our GLHS bands and choirs as the competition continues today. #WEAreLions #theGJPSway

GLHS Silver Band OMEA State Contest Warm Up

It doesn't sound like much right now...but our @Gahanna Bands Silver Band is warming up to kill it at the OMEA State Band Adjudicated Event this evening. GOOD LUCK to all our GLHS BANDS and CHOIRS competing this weekend! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Get your tickets NOW to a special screening of APOLLO 11, directed by 1995 GLHS alumnus Todd Miller. Music for the documentary was composed by yet another 1995 GLHS alum, Matt Morton! Both Todd and Matt will be inducted into the GLHS Alumni Hall of Fame on Monday, May 29, 2019! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’› Guaranteed seating if you get your tix by May 5 at #WeAreLions #theGJPSway #AlwaysALion

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Hey GJPS MIDDLE SCHOOLERS! This is an awesome list of questions and answers about what to expect at high school. Thank you GLHS "S" Club for taking the time to answer some very important questions for the GLHS Class of 2023! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

GLHS incoming freshman class of 2023!! Questions about the high school?? @glhssclub has you covered!! ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›

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GLHS Community Art is sooooooo busy putting finishing touches on the 2019 Herb N' Arts Fair. Be there... Saturday, May 4, 2019 noon - 6:00 pm at the VFW Park (by the Gahanna Pool). ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ– GREAT ACTIVITIES for kids (and adults) of all ages! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

REMINDER: Join us TOMORROW, Wednesday, May 1, for a special screening of ANGST, a new documentary that explores anxiety. Anxiety affects many of us...adults and students alike. Let's start a conversation! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ– Want to see some cool ART from our talented GJPS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS? Stop by one (or all) of our delicious Art Hop locations and take in the sights. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™Thank you to our wonderful community sponsors, our dedicated art teachers and our talented middle school artists for making this an awesome event to showcase our students! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway Pam's Market Popcorn Mrs. Turbo's Cookies Smallcakes Columbus OH Buckeye Candy Company Menchie's Frozen Yogurt Barrel & Boar Creekside CRT, Realtors James T. Hutta, DDS - Practice Limited to Orthodontics The Custom Design Co. by Honey Whalen

Spoken Word Performances

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Congratulations to Gahanna Middle School South eighth-grade English teachers and their students for a job well done on their Spoken Word performances held last month! Such inspiring messages! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway See the story

We are looking back to the Gahanna Middle School Students' EXPERIENCE THE ARTS Show held at the Columbus Metropolitan Library - Gahanna Branch last month. Many thanks to our awesome GJPS art teachers, our very talented students and Gahanna Jefferson Education Foundation for providing funding for this event. #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Gahanna, Oh Na Na

Looking for a new song to take you into the weekend? Search no further as the amazing "Cardagirl & the 4th Grade Rockstars" from Chapelfield Elementary have the perfect tune for you. ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ Gahanna Oh NA NA...๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŽท๐ŸŽบ We love when our students benefit from "non-traditional" instruction! The GLHS SILVER BAND recently participated in a SKYPE session with composer John Carnahan about his work "...and the antelope play", a piece the Silver Band is working hard to master. What an impactful experience for our kids! #WeAreLions #theGJSPway Gahanna Bands

We hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend! Welcome back to the final stretch of the 2018-19 school year. Hang in there, stay focused, finish strong...LIONS, YOU GOT THIS!๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

Keep up the great work McKenna! We are very proud of you! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™

McKenna, a Gahanna High School student that spends her afternoons at Dreams on Horseback as part of the Dreamcatcher vocational training program, peeks over Phillipe before starting her work cleaning his stall. Gahanna-Jefferson Schools

๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ฃ Hey GJPS! There is no school for students and staff on Friday, April 19, 2019. Enjoy your long weekend with family and friends and we will see you all back on Monday! #WeAreLions #theGJPSway

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Jefferson Elementary 5th Grade Legacy Projects
Jefferson Elementary Learning Can Happen Anywhere
Blacklick Elementary Strides for Pride 2019
GLHS Silver Band OMEA State Contest Warm Up
Jazz Band Jam





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