The following events represent past years programs, fall 2020 events will take place virtually until further notice. Please view online social event offerings on our website calendar.
Every fall the GJHP welcomes 5-8th grade students and their families back to school with the Backyard BBQ, an opportunity for our middle school community to play games, listen to music and meet old and new friends.
The Glencoe Mud Run is a GJHP/ Glencoe Park District co- sponsored event, where kids ages 7-14 test their physical stamina running, jumping, and balancing over a 1.25 mile, muddy obstacle course.
12/13/2019 and 2/7/2020
Twice a year GJHP and the Glencoe Park District team up to offer Skate Night at the Watts Center. Open to all Glencoe middle school students, Skate Nights feature an evening of skating, s'mores and games with friends.
Open to all Glencoe middle school students, Glencoe 2020 is an Olympic-themed event where students, grades 5-8th, compete in fun challenges representative of the Olympic Games followed by a pizza party.
(*New this year!)
The Amazing Race
The Amazing Race is a scavenger hunt/ pizza party, directed at 5th grade students to help acclimate to their new school.
(*New this year!)
Every October, the GJHP sponsors the Halloween Hoopla, a 5-8th grade costume party featuring a professional DJ, photobooth, costume contests and treats!
Sixth Grade Social
Every spring the GJHP sponsors the Sixth Grade Social -- an opportunity for all sixth-grade students to connect with friends and socialize. The Sixth Grade Social features a D.J., photobooth, games and snacks.
On the last day of school, the GJHP celebrates the beginning of summer with the annual Beach Bash at Glencoe Beach. All middle school students are welcome to celebrate the end of the school year with beach games, contests, sand volleyball, BBQ and much more!