It’s Tuesday, August 20.
Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
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Secondary Yearbooks On Sale Now!
2020 Yearbooks for 7th-12th grade students are now on sale for $80! Order yours before the price goes up on September 28th! Click here for instructions on ordering yours.
Announcing: School Fight Song Competition
Open to all GCS students to write a fight song for our use during our athletic competitions. Song lyrics must be positive, communicate sportsmanship, and mention Grizzlies. Winner of the competition will receive $50 Cup of Grace Gift Card, Grizzly Spirit Squad Swag, and special seats at all home games for 2019-20 season leading the Spirit Squad. Entries must be submitted to Secondary Office by Monday Sept. 9th.
We are Hiring!
Please help us reach more people by sending these employment opportunities to friends you think might be interested:
Director of Advancement
Assistant Recess Duty
After School Care Assistant
HS JV Girls Basketball Coach
JH Boys Basketball Coach
Elementary Afterschool Soccer Coach
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.
GCS Night at Papa Murphy’s | August 23
Grab a pizza from either the Huffman or Abbott Papa Murphy’s and celebrate the beginning of school! Papa Murphy’s will donate 25% of your purchase to Grace – use code DONATE at checkout!
NO SCHOOL on August 26.
JH Cross Country Running begins August 27. Register here.
The first day of Kindergarten and Tears and Cheers is August 28!
Elementary Parent Night is August 29.
NO SCHOOL on September 2. Happy Labor Day!
Secondary Parent Night is September 5.
It’s Auction Time | WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!
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, OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER, 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:
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 – (vacant)
Dessert Dash Lead – Kim Kennedy
Class Basket Organizer – Julie Buck
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 | Click here for an agenda
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