It’s Tuesday, October 1.
Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
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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.
Early Dismissal on October 11, not on October 4.
Auctionopoly Contest for Students
Monopoly was created in 1902, and the current Monopoly game pieces reflect that time period. What if we had game pieces for 2019? This year’s Auction contest is to create a modern Monopoly game piece using whatever materials you’d like. There are no size restrictions! Prizes will be given for the top 3 game pieces (K-6 and 7-12). Please turn your piece into the Auction office by Oct. 28!
High School Fall Social Semi-Formal is October 19, from 6:30-8:30pm in the South Gym. Tickets will be on sale on Wednesday in the Secondary office for $15 each. Parents with a completed background check who are interested in chaperoning, please contact Heidi Tauschek by clicking here.
High School Yearbook Order Updates
7th-12th Grade Yearbooks are for sale! Order yours before February 28 for $85. Go to this website, and click “2020 Yearbook” to order yours!
Business Ads are for sale for Grace’s Secondary Yearbook! Place an advertisement for your business before January 31 by going here and clicking “Yearbook Business Ad.”
Senior parents can purchase and design their students’ senior pages in the yearbook by going to this website and clicking “Yearbook Recognition Ad.”
Preschool Story Hour begins this week. Join us every Tuesday from 10-11am in the Library. Please invite your friends with preschool-age kids!
Brown Bag Lunch for Kindergarten is today at 10:30am, and for First Grade is Thursday, at 11:15am.
HS Wrestling starts October 2. Practice begins at 5:15pm. Register online by clicking here! planeths.com
Auctionopoly update meeting is THIS THURSDAY at 1:45 in the Teacher’s Lounge!
Live auction donation deadline is October 4. ALL donations need to come with this form.
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.
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!
Brown Bag Lunch for Second Grade is Thursday, October 10, at 11:15am.
Christian College Fair | October 11
Several Christian colleges are coming to visit Grace. Come check out the different schools! For more information, click here!
24th Annual Lady Grizzly Volleyball Tournament | October 11-12
We have 20 teams with over 500 people attending, and we need your help to support this tournament. It’s a great opportunity to share the love of Jesus with our community. Please volunteer to help:
Hospitality Room: https://signup.com/go/cRbJMUJ
Tournament Volunteers: https://signup.com/go/KMURQfy
Silent Auction Donation Deadline is October 25! ALL donations need to come with this form.
Grandparents Days are November 26 and 27. Invitations will be sent home with students soon.
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.
GracePAC is here! GracePAC is made up of all stakeholders who desire to return the partnership with our teachers, administration, and School Board. Are you new or wondering where to get plugged in to come alongside Grace in making college-ready Biblical disciples? Join us for our monthly meetings! Our next one is Tuesday, October 22, at 6:00pm in the chapel. Learn more about GracePAC.
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: September
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