It’s Tuesday, October 15.
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! This is a full time position that focuses on overseeing events for the school. Share with your friends/family who may be interested.
A HUGE thank you to the donor who graciously gave for the school to purchase a used Mercedes 16 passenger van. It is a wonderful upgrade that the school will be able to put to use right away and for many years to come. Look for it out on the road soon.
Auctionopoly tickets are still available, but we are selling out quickly! Grab your tickets by October 25 to ensure your seat/bid number! bit.ly/auctionopoly
If anyone has an automatic balloon inflator or helium tank that can be used to blow up balloons on the day of auction (Nov. 1), please contact Amy Reed at 907-306-0698.
Volunteers are needed for take down of the Auction decorations on Friday, Nov. 1 at 10:00pm. If you are interested (students are welcome to help as well for PCM hours!), please contact Kayla Sherwood at 907-209-3699.
Brown Bag Lunch for Third Grade is on October 15 at 10:45am. Brown Bag Lunch for Fourth Grade is on October 17 at 10:45am.
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!
Auctionopoly meeting this Thursday at 1:45 in the Teacher’s Lounge.
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 are on sale 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.
Parent Teacher Conferences are October 23-24. For more information, click here!
Scholastic Book Fair | October 21-24
Silent Auction Donation Deadline is October 25! ALL donations need to come with this form. We are in need of 160 items for silent auction.
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 to include a Dave and Buster’s gift card 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!
Calendar Date Changes | Band Concert + MIssion Trip
The Secondary Band Concert has been moved to November 19 due to the Guatemala Missions Trip leaving on November 20. Please adjust your calendars as necessary.
Grandparents Days are November 26 and 27. Invitations will be sent home with students soon.
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 and black long-sleeve shirts. Adult gray short-sleeve shirts are in stock now at the school.
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 | Agenda
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