It’s Tuesday, March 19.
Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
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GUARDIANS OF GRACE:
Come be a part of our school’s biggest fundraiser of the year!
Join us every Thursday at 2pm in the Library to help organize the Guardians Event that will take place on Thursday, April 4. This is event is going to be our most exciting Guardians Event yet, and you don’t want to miss it! Get your seats reserved today: www.gracechristianalaska.org/guardians
Decorations Committee Meetings | Tuesdays at 1:00pm
If you are savvy with crafting, decorating, or just love springtime, come be a part of the Guardians Event decorations committee! They meet every Tuesday at 1:00pm. Contact (call/text) Arparanee Connolly at (907) 267-9082 for location.
Birch Trees Needed!
At the Journey to Narnia Auction, several families allowed us to borrow their lit birch trees, and we are wanting to borrow those again for the Guardians Event. If you have any fake birch trees (or similar type tree) that you’d be willing to let Grace borrow on April 4, please contact Michele Liu!
Come check out the Guardians of Grace Table this week on Thursday and Friday in the North Commons if you’d like more information! You could walk away with a free t-shirt, travel mug, and more!
Can you take a few seconds to help spread the word about our Guardians Benefit Event?
Keep in mind, the money raised at this event is ESSENTIAL in keeping our tuition costs low. Invite your friends/family/coworkers/etc. All you have to do is share (click the share button below the video) one or both of these links onto your Facebook page:
Looking for Fellowship and a Place to Serve?
Here is a perfect opportunity! Many volunteers will be coming together to help execute the Guardians Benefit Event, and joining in volunteering is a great way to get connected with other parents at the school, as well as help create an event that keeps your tuition costs low. You are needed! Please sign up here, and we will be in contact with you!
Elementary Science Fair is March 19.
AP Exam Order Forms are due by Wednesday, March 20. If you have a student taking a high school AP Class and they plan to take the AP Exam in May, please be sure to turn the order form in to the Counseling Office by Wednesday, March 20.
Junior High Bake Sale | March 19-21
Junior High students are hosting a school-wide bake sale in the north and south commons before school, during lunch, and after school, and they will be accepting cash only for these goods. All proceeds from this bake sale go to support junior high activities.
Accreditation Team Visit | March 25-27
The ACSI Accreditation Team will be visiting Grace at the end of March to re-accredit Grace for the next five years. The team will be interacting with students, parents, faculty, and staff, and you are invited to participate in this process:
March 25 at 7:00pm in the Chapel | Parents are invited to meet with the team to discuss various aspects of Grace
March 27 at 3:30pm in the Chapel | Public exit briefing where the team will discuss strengths of the school and areas for improvement for Grace
Junior High Track and Field starts March 25. Register here!
ACSI Math Olympics are March 29.
Panic Squad Improv Team at Grace | April 4
We promise that you won’t want to miss this year’s Guardians Benefit Event. This year’s event will feature internationally-acclaimed Christian improv team, The Panic Squad, and we assure you that it will be a night you won’t forget! Reserve your seats today! For more information, click here.
Big C Relays | April 5-6
We are three short weeks away from the return of the Big C Relays, one of the biggest events of the year where our athletes and families can share the love of Christ with other athletes. We have roughly 190 volunteer positions that could be filled so share this with your family and friends. If you have been involved in the past you know how much fun this weekend is; if this is your first time, you are in for a treat! Join us in sharing Christ with the athletes and families of Anchorage! Click here to see the most recent schedule of events.
Elementary Yearbooks are on sale!
Grab your 2018-2019 yearbook by completing this form: http://bit.ly/graceyearbook
Yearbooks will be delivered in May, and the cost will be charged to your FACTS account.
GraceWear is Still Available!
New year, new goals! We are planning to order new GraceWear, so help us clear our inventory to make room for new items. Check out all of our current items.
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. 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! Be aware the Grizzly Den will not be open on Pancake Breakfast mornings.
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! Sign up by linking your rewards card with GCS. Questions? So far this year, we’ve received a total of $910.47 from Fred Meyer!
You can see all of our funding partnerships here.
If you’re shopping Shutterfly, please use our GCS Shutterfly store!
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: March 19
Previous School Board Meetings Summaries: February
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