Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
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COMMITMENT MONTH (COMMIT BY FEB. 28TH)
We ask every family at Grace to let us know their intentions for next year by completing our Annual Commitment form online. When you fill out your form, you will also choose to have your $350 Annual Commitment Fee billed to your FACTS account in one lump sum or spread out equally over your remaining FACTS payment schedule. Commit by February 28th!! On March 1st the fee goes up to $400 and students in full classes will go into the wait pool.
Secondary students, don’t forget about Course Selections. Once you fill out your form you will get an email with a link to pick your classes for next year!
Go online and commit on time! https://www.
GUARDIAN OF GRACE BENEFIT BREAKFAST
The 2018 Guardians of Grace Benefit Breakfast is Wednesday, April 4 from 7:45 am – 8:45 am. It is a free one-hour breakfast full of inspiration and stories of how Grace’s mission is impacting students and has shaped alumni. Everyone is invited – including YOU! If you want more details about this important annual event, which is essential to funding Grace Christian School, check out the links below. We hope you will join us!
More information: http://gracechristianalaska.
RSVP online: http://www.
If you are interested in being a Table Captain, please contact Steve Magestro at smagestro@
Help Us Spread the Word About our Upcoming Campus Preview on March 6
Spread the word and invite a friend who you think might be interested in the Christian education experience we have to offer here at Grace. Tours are available at 10:00 am 6:00 pm, and 7:00 pm.
We are Collecting Mason Jars & Glass Bottles
The Advancement team is working on a project and are collecting mason jars and glass bottles of all sizes. Please be sure that ALL LABELS are removed and scrubbed clean. You can turn them in at either office. We are collecting them through February 23.
Kindergarten Experience on Wednesday, February 21
Incoming 2018-2019 kindergartners and their parents are invited to come experience a morning of kindergarten from 8:00-10:30 am. Enjoy chapel, morning lessons and some Q&A time with the teachers and principal. Spread the word and invite someone you know who has a kindergartner next year! Please pre-register online:
Elementary Bring A Friend Day is Friday, February 23
GCS students in GRADES 1-5 only are encouraged to invite a friend to come to school with them for our “Bring a Friend Day” here at Grace on Friday, February 23rd. Public school students do not have classes on this day. Friends should be from Christian families (in alignment with the core values of GCS) that you might know from church, AWANA, or your neighborhood. They MUST be pre-registered by filling out the online form, no later than Feb. 21st: http://www.
Box Tops – Turn-in deadline is February 23
Be sure to bring in all of the Box Tops you have been collecting! You can drop them off at either office.
In-School SAT Registration Deadline is February 23 (Junior Class Only)
Parents of Juniors – The last day to register and pay for the In-School SAT on Tuesday, April 24th is this Friday, February 23rd. The SAT w/ Essay is $60.00. Paperwork and payment can be left in the Secondary Office.
Elementary Iditaread begins on Monday, February 26
Get those books ready and look for reading logs from your teachers! Ready, set, READ!
Order Secondary Yearbooks Online by Monday, February 26
We have a limited number of copies (35) available to be ordered. Don’t delay, order yours today!
Senior Celebration is Monday, February 26 (for seniors & their parents)
7:00 pm in the Chapel. Looking forward to this time of celebration as we encourage our seniors to finish strong and stay on track!
Coffee with the Counselor is Monday, Feb 26th
Join Mrs. Pargeter at 8:30 am in the Library. College Athletics is the topic with Nikki Long (previous college athlete, coach and NCAA Compliance Officer for Colorado Christian University) presenting.
HS Spring Sports begin on February 28 (Track & Field, Soccer & Baseball)
Register online prior to the first practice: https://www.familyid.com/
Band Gumbo & Grooves Dinner/Fundraiser on Thursday, March 1
Gumbo provided by The Gumbo House and Music by the GCS Music Department
in the Grace Christian School North Gym. The menu includes gumbo, rice, cornbread, salad, beverages and dessert by Anchorage’s own Queen of the Cheesecake, Karen Limstrom. The event is from 6:30-8:30 pm and is $25/person or $100/family. Tickets can be purchased through GCS band students.
Pancake Breakfast on Friday, March 2
Join us for pancakes and fellowship in the north gym from 7:00 – 8:00 am. $5 per person or a $15 max for a family.
Freshman/Sophomore Night moved to Monday, March 5th, 7:00 pm in the Chapel
Campus Preview on March 6
No School on March 9
Spring Break is March 12-16
Elementary Science Fair is March 20
IN OTHER NEWS:
Substitute Teachers Needed
Preschool Story Time on Tuesdays
Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 am in the library. Half an hour of stories, music, and activities, followed by half an hour of playtime in the gym.
Join Us For Moms in Prayer Fridays at 8:15 am. (come weekly or simply whenever you are able)
Meetings are in the High School Youth room of the church (room 221).
Contact and more info: https://www.
The Grizzly Den School Store – Every Friday 7:30-8:00 am
Proceeds benefit elementary classroom needs. Items range from $.05 – 5.00.
Open Weight Room
3:30-4:30 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Cup of Grace in the South Commons
Monday–Friday in the mornings from 7:30-9:00 am and in the afternoons 3:00-3:45 pm.
You are Welcome to Join us for School Board Meetings
The board meets once a month on Tuesdays at 6:00 pm in the Chapel.
Upcoming Meetings: February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 26
December Meeting Summary: