Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
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High School Homecoming
Tickets are available in the office and must be purchased no later than January 23 at 3:30 pm. Tickets are $45 each. The event is on Saturday, January 27th at the Anchorage Museum from 6:30 – 9:00 pm. Dinner and dessert will be served.
An email went out from Principal Gionet last week regarding all the details including dress code standards.
Fur Rondy Float Team
Our Percussion Band will once again be marching in the Fur Rondy Parade this year in February. We would love to have a GCS decorated float/truck to go along with them! If anyone is interested in being a part of this or heading it up, contact Steve Magestro at smagestro@
GraceWear First Tuesdays is today (postponed from last week) – January 16
We sell GraceWear in the South Commons after school on the first Tuesday of every month. You can choose from our in stock items or bring in your own items and then choose the design you want applied.
MLK Chapel and Day of Service on Wednesday, January 17
Whole school chapel then group service projects! The high school students will be serving off campus. BRING WARM CLOTHES! YOU COULD BE WORKING OUTSIDE!!! The elementary students will have their normal schedule with a service project woven into the regular day. Let’s go be the hands and feet of Jesus.
Pancake Breakfast on Friday, January 19
Come from 7:00-8:00 am and eat yummy pancakes and sausage while you visit with other GCS families. This pancake breakfast will feature a visiting pancake artist who will design special artwork pancakes for a donation! All proceeds benefit the GCS Student Council. $5 per person with a $15 max per family. Please be sure that all elementary students have adult supervision.
NEXT WEEK (HOMECOMING SPIRIT WEEK):
Homecoming Spirit Week is January 22-27
Monday – Pajamas
Tuesday – Mathletes and Athletes
Wednesday – 907 vs. 808 (Alaskan vs. Hawaiian)
Thursday – Class Color War – Homecoming Court Coronation 11:30 am.
Thursday bell schedule: https://www.
7 – Yellow
8 – Orange
9 – Pink
10 – Green
11 – Blue
12 – Red
Staff – All Black
**Elementary teachers will determine their own color for each class (check your class newsletter)
Friday – Maroon & Gold Day
Pep Assembly is at 11:10am
Homecoming Games GJV @ 3pm | BJV @ 4:30 | GV @ 6pm | BV @ 7:30pm
Friday bell schedule: https://www.
Saturday – Homecoming High School Banquet (Anchorage Museum, 6:30-9:00 pm)
State of Grace is Monday, January 29
Big Read is coming up January 31 – February 2 in the Chapel.
- 1st Grade on Wed., Jan 31 at 1:15pm.
- 2nd Grade on Thurs., Feb 1 at 1:15pm.
- 3rd Grade on Friday, Feb 2 at 1:15pm.
February is Commitment Month! (Recommit for next year and pay Annual Commitment Fee)
Junior Class College Readiness Night with Mrs. Pargeter is February 5
Parent/Teacher Conferences are February 7 & 8
Early Dismissals on February 7, 8, & 9
Sophomore Class College Readiness Night with Mrs. Pargeter is February 12
No School on February 16 or 19
Speech Meet on February 16, 8 -12 am
Kindergarten Experience on February 21 (For incoming K families)
IN OTHER NEWS:
Box Tops – We are still collecting!
We received a check for $720 from Box Tops so far this year! Keep collecting them and turning them in! We appreciate your dedication.
Substitute Teachers Needed
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.
Preschool Storytime on Tuesdays
We welcome parents and preschoolers back to the GCS library for stories, songs and gym time. 10:00-11:00 am.
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.
Order Secondary Yearbooks Online
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.
January Drink of the month: Vanilla Latte
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: January 23
December Meeting Summary: