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 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.
Go online and commit on time! https://www.
Kindergarten Experience on 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 February 23
GCS Elementary students 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.
Order Secondary Yearbooks Online by February 26
We have a limited number of copies (35) available to be ordered. Don’t delay, order yours today!
Now Collecting Mason Jars & Glass Bottles
We are 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 now through February 21.
Teacher Spotlight – Miss Perkins
Check out the recent video spotlight that we shared which features first grade teacher Stefanie Perkins: https://vimeo.com/251599499
Valentine Grams For Sale
NHS is selling Valentine-grams and singing-grams before and after school in the North and South Commons. They will be sold now through February 13th. It is $5 for a rose or chocolate, and singing-grams are $10. This year singing grams can be purchased for students in any grade!
Parent/Teacher Conferences are this Wednesday and Thursday, February 7 & 8
Elementary: An email with the scheduled conference times went out last week. Check your inbox!
February 7th times: 2:00 – 5:30 pm
February 8th times: 2:00 – 7:30 pm (teachers do take a dinner break, so check the schedule)
Early Dismissals this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, February 7, 8, & 9
Grades K-5 dismissed at 1:00 pm
Grades 6-12 dismissed at 1:15 pm
GraceWear This Week on Thursday, February 8
Rather than Tuesday afternoon, GraceWear will be open until 5:30 pm during Thursday’s Parent Teacher Conferences.
Sophomore Class College Readiness Night with Mrs. Pargeter is February 12
7:00 pm in the Chapel. Students and parents should attend together to be sure that students are on track for graduation.
XC Ski Pep Assembly is on Thursday, February 15
We will be celebrating our XC Ski team as we send them off to Regions in Kenai on the 16th and 17th. The pep assembly will take place at on the 15th at 11:35 am. Secondary classes will be on the pep assembly schedule: https://www.
No School on Friday, February 16 (4-day weekend)
Speech Meet on February 16, 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Participants should arrive by 8:45 am
Girls Basketball Hardwood Classic at GCS on February 15-17
Come on out and check out all the action as our Lady Grizzlies take on teams from all over the state! Games will also be live streamed at: http://GraceGrizzlies.org
Tournament Volunteers Needed!!
Hospitality Room: http://signup.com/go/VhmGQTd
Tournament Helpers: http://signup.com/go/wSBLZXu
No School on Monday, February 19 (President’s Day)
Kindergarten Experience on February 21 (For incoming K families)
Elementary Iditaread begins on February 26
Senior Celebration is February 26 (For seniors & their parents)
HS Spring Sports begin on February 28 (Track & Field, Soccer & Baseball)
Register online: https://www.familyid.com/
IN OTHER NEWS:
Homecoming Promenade Photos
Here are some photos shared by the GCS Yearbook: https://drive.google.com/
2018-2019 School Calendar
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! Next deadline is February 23.
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: