It’s Tuesday, July 23.
Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
View previous 2MTs: http://bit.ly/2uUWmP5
Back 2 School Night is August 19.
The first day of school for grades 1-12 is August 21. High School students will head to retreat, Junior High students will begin JH5, and elementary students will begin as normal.
The first day of Kindergarten and Tears and Cheers is August 28!
For other important dates click here. The online calendar will be updated ASAP.
Supply Lists are Updated!
Can you believe that school starts in less than a month? Check out this year’s supply lists to make sure you and your family are ready for August!
We are Hiring!
Please help us reach more people by sending these employment opportunities to friends you think might be interested:
Director of Advancement
Secondary Spanish Teacher
Assistant Recess Duty
After School Care Assistant
Cup of Grace Manager
HS JV Girls Basketball Coach
JH Boys Basketball Coach
HS C-Team Volleyball Coach
It’s Auction Time!
Auctionopoly 2019 is already procuring items! As you enjoy your summer months, keep our annual auction in mind! Items with completed donation forms can be dropped off at the school, or scheduled for pick up. The school is open for donation drop off Monday-Thursday, 9am-2pm. Blank donation forms can be found on the GCS auction website or in the Auction office at the school. If you have questions, comments or to schedule a pick up, email Kayla Sherwood (2019 Auction Chair) at email@example.com or call the school at 907-868-1203 or 907-351-0524.
Looking for runners! Donations are already coming in. If you are able to pick up items throughout Anchorage, please call or email the auction office.
Auctionopoly Decorations Team needs you! If you’d like to join the team please let us know and we’ll get you plugged in! The decorations committee is currently searching for:
Large cardboard pieces (appliance sized and square box sizes)
Largo toy car (toddler sized) -Will not get back (being painted silver)
Join in Auction Leadership! Team leads are being established. Join our amazing team to guide this year’s auction to amazing heights.
Procurement Lead – (vacant)
Decorations Lead – Amy Reed/Terra Ayers
Catering Lead – (vacant)
Reservations Lead – Kimberly Belanger
Silent Co-leads – (vacant)
Live Lead – Erin McIntyre
Data Entry Leads – Ginny McKay/Susan Snow
Dessert Dash Lead – Kim Kennedy
Class Basket Organizer – (vacant)
Class of 2009 Alumni Party | July 26
Any members of the Class of 2009 (or teachers/staff who taught the Class of 2009) are invited to the Alumni Party on July 26 from 6-8pm at Grace Christian School!
College Boot Camp for Rising Seniors | July 31-August 2
The college application process can be a confusing and stressful process for both students and parents. In order to help relieve that stress, Grace Christian School is partnering with Frontier Tutoring to bring you College Boot Camp.
Times: 9:00am-1:00pm at GCS
To Register: http://www.frontiertutoring.com/college-boot-camp
The Big Read
Looking to get a head start on The Big Read reading? Check out the list of books here.
GCS Business Directory
GCS has an exciting new business opportunity for your company: it’s free, and it is available to GCS families and affiliates. This is a great marketing tool for your company, as well as a great resource for families searching for reputable, trustworthy businesses. Click here to check it out and add your business to the list!
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: August 20
Previous School Board Meetings Summaries: June
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