It’s Tuesday, October 8.
Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
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Elementary Photos for Yearbook
Parents, as you take photos throughout the year, please remember to upload them to our sharing site. Your photos could be featured in the elementary yearbook!
GraceWear | Theme Shirts
The 2019-2020 His Vision t-shirts are in! If you did not order a shirt and would still like one, please check out our GraceWear online store! There are black short-sleeve shirts, black long-sleeve shirts, and gray short-sleeve shirts.
Early Bird Auction Ticket Deadline is this Friday! If you are planning to attend the Auctionopoly on November 1, please grab your tickets by this Friday to receive a discounted price!
Scholastic Book Fair | October 21-24
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! This is a full time position that focuses on overseeing events for the school. Share with your friends/family who may be interested.
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.
Brown Bag Lunch for Second Grade is Thursday, October 10, at 11:15am.
Auctionopoly update meeting is THIS THURSDAY at 1:45 in the Teacher’s Lounge!
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
Brown Bag Lunch for Third Grade is on October 15. Brown Bag Lunch for Fourth Grade is on October 17.
Chili’s Giving Back Event | October 15
Let Chili’s do the cooking – join us at Chili’s for a fun night of dinner together anytime between 4-10pm. Present this flyer, and Grace will receive 15% of the profits!
Pancake Breakfast | October 18
Student Council brings you another fantastic fall-themed pancake breakfast at 7am in the North Gym. Rumor has it there may be PUMPKIN-flavored pancakes!
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.
Silent Auction Donation Deadline is October 25! ALL donations need to come with this form.
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!
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