It’s Tuesday, December 18.
Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
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Recess Teachers Needed!
Families, we are in need of TWO Recess Teachers! If you are interested or know someone who is interested, please find more information here. These positions will start in January.
LAST DAY for Christmas GraceWear
Looking for some great Christmas gifts for students, parents, friends, and family? Check out our brand new GraceWear online store! Orders will be delivered to the oldest student in a family TODAY and TOMORROW! https://squareup.com/store/gracewearalaska/
In Case You Missed It…
La Bear Boutique, GCS Auction specialty boutique, will be offering an inventory reduction sale in the North Commons Tuesday, Dec. 18 and Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 8:00am – 1:30pm. Check out some of the items here!
Panda Express Fundraiser | Thank you!
Thank you to all of the families who participated in the fundraiser at Panda Express! We raised $145.90!
Christmas Break Office Hours
Over Christmas break, all offices will be closed on Dec. 21, 24, 25, 26, 31, and Jan. 1. We will be open Dec. 27, 28 and Jan. 2, 3, and 4, from 9am-3pm.
Elementary Movie Day | December 18th
Catch a fun showing of Incredibles 2 on Tuesday, Dec. 18 from 1:15-3:00pm in the North Gym, and help support the GCS Choir trip to San Francisco! The cost for snacks is $5 per student.
GCS Alumni Party | December 21
All alumni and their families are invited to a special reunion party on December 21 from 6-8pm at GCS! There will be food, games, prizes, and more. If your alumni family is back in town for the holidays or you know of any alumni in the area, please invite them to this event. Guests can RSVP here.
Merry Christmas, Grace families!
Classes will resume on January 7. Happy New Year!
JH Nordic Skiing, JH Volleyball, and JH Wrestling begin on January 7.
Geography Bee is on January 11.
Grace Christian Christmas Hoop Camp | December 26-28
Burn off some energy over break and improve on a variety of fundamental skills! Campers will participate in games and competitions, reinforcing skills taught throughout the camp. This camp is open to boys and girl grades 3-7. For more information and to register, contact Jason Boerger at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is $50.
We are always looking for Recess Substitutes!
If you’d be willing to help out at recess, please email Sami Graham.
Looking for Bus Drivers!
We are looking for bus drivers who have their CDL. If you’re interested in being a driver, please contact Trish Kopp at email@example.com. We are in extreme need!
Grizzly Den is Open on Fridays!
Friday mornings from 7:30 – 8:00 am, various school supplies will be for sale with prices ranging from $0.25-$5.00. We have tons of new supplies this year!
Grocery shopping this week?
Fred Meyer is partnering with GCS, so when you scan your rewards card at checkout, Fred Meyer will donate a percentage of the profit to GCS. And yes, you will still be able to get your gas points! There is no reason for you to not do this. Sign up by linking your rewards card with GCS: https://www.fredmeyer.com/topic/community-rewards-4
You can see all of our funding partnerships here: https://www.gracechristianalaska.org/funding-partnerships/
Did you know the school collects Box Tops for Education? Collect your box tops and bring into either office to help earn money for the school!
Photos and photo books make great Christmas gifts! If you’re shopping Shutterfly, please use our GCS Shutterfly store! http://gracechristian.shutterflystorefront.com
Moms in Prayer are meeting weekly on Thursdays!
Join other mothers of Grace students in prayer for our school leaders, students, and more. Moms in Prayer meets every Thursday at 8:15 am in the AGC Youth Room (Rm. 221). See you there!
You are welcome to join us for School Board Meetings.
The board meets once a month on Tuesdays at 6:00pm in the Chapel.
Upcoming Meetings: December 18 & January 15
Previous School Board Meetings Summaries: November
As always stay informed with the following tools:
School Website: http://gracechristianalaska.org/
School Blog: http://www.grizzlygrowler.org/
School Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/GraceChristianAK
School Instagram Page: http://instagram.com/gracechristianak