It’s Tuesday, October 22.
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.
GracePAC is meeting tonight at 6:00pm in the Chapel!
Auctionopoly tickets are still available, but we are selling out quickly! Grab your tickets by Friday 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.
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.
Silent Auction Items | THIS WEEK!
Care Packages for Deployed Airmen
We will be collecting items for deployed airmen for care packages between now and Veteran’s Day. You may bring items to either office. A list of specific items will be published next week.
Brown Bag Lunch for Fifth Grade is TODAY at 11:25am.
Parent Teacher Conferences are October 23-24. For more information, click here!
Scholastic Book Fair | October 21-24
THE LAST Auctionopoly meeting this Thursday at 1:45 in the Teacher’s Lounge.
Brown Bag Lunch for Sixth Grade is October 29 at 11:25am
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.
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!
XC Skiing starts Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 3:30pm at Grace Christian School in Mrs. Fritzel’s Room (116). Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage is also hosting their annual ski swap this Sunday, October 27, from 2:00-4:00pm at the Kincaid Bunker. Contact Coach Fritzel at email@example.com for more information.
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 were sent home with students. If you need more invitations, please email us here.
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 hiring!
Please help us reach more people by sending these employment opportunities to friends you think might be interested:
Afternoon Traffic Assistant
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: November 19
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