It’s Tuesday, September 24.
Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
View previous 2MTs: http://bit.ly/2uUWmP5
Come tonight to the first GracePAC gathering!
Who is GracePAC? GCS’ Parent Advisory Council. We are made up of Grace stakeholders.
What do we do? We partner with the School Board, administration, faculty, and staff.
We meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Chapel.
NEW Position OPEN!
The Advancement Team is growing and YOU may be the perfect fit. Check out our new Advancement Coordinator position that is open NOW! Share with your friends/family who may be interested.
Pastor Appreciation Lunch | October 8
We are inviting all pastors to our annual Pastor Appreciation Lunch to show them how grateful we are for the work they are doing to build God’s Kingdom. Please invite your pastor to this event which takes place in the Chapel at noon!
Check out our AUCTION emails!
Soon, we will be informing everyone of Auction updates in a separate weekly email. This email will contain important information about our 32nd annual auction event which takes place on November 1.
Auctionopoly Tickets are Available Now!
Join us for the Auction on November 1; get your tickets here!
Are you crafty?
Or are you a student looking for an early start for PCM hours? The Auction Decorations committee needs students to assist with crafty take-home projects. Contact Amy Reed 907-306-0698 or Terra Ayers 907-242-7515 for details.
Calling all Bakers! Desserts for Auction Dessert Dash Needed
We are in need of non-refrigerated desserts to include in the Auction Dessert Dash. If you are interested in learning how you can help out or are looking for more information, please contact Kim Kennedy at 907-351-0077.
Alaska Grown Day | September 25
On this day the GCS cafeteria serves food that is primarily grown in Alaska! Like to chop veggies? We need you! If you’re interested in helping today from 2-4 pm, please sign up with this link: http://bit.ly/AlaskaGrown2019. Most importantly, don’t forget to order lunch on September 25th and enjoy the Alaska bounty! If students wear an Alaska Grown shirt/sweatshirt on Alaska Grown Day, they’ll receive a bonus with their lunch! See Jennifer McGovern or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
JH Basketball starts Thursday, September 26. Register online here!
Auctionopoly update meeting is THIS THURSDAY at 1:45 in the Teacher’s Lounge!
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.
Preschool Story Hour begins October 1 from 10-11am in the Library. Please invite your friends with preschool-age kids!
Brown Bag Lunches begin October 1 with Kindergarten on Tuesday, and First Grade on Thursday. Information will be sent home with your students this week. Please plan to join your student for lunch on these days.
Downtown Hope Center Clothing Drive | October 7-11
Please join us as we help to support the efforts of the Downtown Soup Kitchen’s Hope Center in collecting necessities for those in need within the community of Anchorage! The only items needed are: jeans (men’s size 32 and 34 waist; women’s sizes 2-6), new underwear (dark colors only; men’s M/L, women’s S/M), hats/gloves (new or lightly used), men’s boots (winter boots, sizes 10-12), hoodies (men’s sizes L/XL), new socks (athletic white or winter), and backpacks (new or slightly used). Please be sure to note sizes and other details. If you want to donate money, please place it in an envelope marked “DTSK Hope Center” and turn into either office. No children’s items are needed at this time. Items can be brought to either front office.
Christian College Fair | October 11
Several Christian colleges are coming to visit Grace. Come check out the different schools! For more information, click here!
Silent Auction Donation Deadline is October 25! Scroll down for more information on Auctionopoly. You do NOT want to miss it! Live auction donation deadline is October 4. ALL donations need to come with this form.
Moms in Prayer meets on Tuesdays from 8:15-9:15am in room 219 (Church Conference Room). Please bring a bible and a pen and join us in praying for our school! Contact Sandy Beattie at 360-551-7262 for more information.
We are in NEED of bus drivers! Please contact Trish Kopp if you are interested or know someone who is.
We are hiring!
Please help us reach more people by sending these employment opportunities to friends you think might be interested:
Afternoon Traffic Assistant
The Grizzly Den is open! Students can purchase various school supplies on Friday mornings at the Grizzly Den.
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: October 15
Previous School Board Meetings Summaries: August
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