It’s Tuesday, November 26.
Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
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Giving Tuesday | December 3
#GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019. Together, we can commit to giving to students at Grace. Head to our website and click #GivingTuesday at the top right to join us in this movement, and share with your friends and family!
Qdoba Night for GCS | December 3
Grace is having a family meal night at Qdoba on Abbott and 88th from 5-8pm. Come hang out with us and grab some tasty dinner – invite your family and friends, because Qdoba will donate 50% of the proceeds back to Grace. This is a cash/check only event.
Welcome, New Advancement Coordinator!
Khristina Kirschner has joined the Grace Christian School staff as the new Advancement Coordinator. She is looking forward to connecting with families and volunteers and helping “set the table” so to speak at Grace events this year. Please say hello to her in her office after the Thanksgiving holiday, and ask her for ways you can help with our Grace volunteer team.
Grandparents Day | Volunteer
Grandparents Days are today and tomorrow, and we still need help on Wednesday! Please check out the signup sheet here!
NO SCHOOL on November 28-29. Happy Thanksgiving!
Declams | December 5
The High School Declamation Contest is coming on Thursday, December 5th at 6:30 in the chapel. This is the high school version of Speech Meet in which the top four students from each grade compete in the categories of Drama, Religious, and Humor. (We may possibly have some original speeches as well). Parents of competitors will be contacted directly, and all are welcome for this fun time to see our students’ talents shine.
Grizzly Shakedown Wrestling Tournament is December 6-7.
Barnes and Noble Band Takeover is December 6 at 5:30pm at Barnes and Noble.
GCS Alumni Party is December 20! Invite your alumni friends and family to this event! Alumni will receive free entrance into the Grace Grizzly Classic Basketball Tournament.
Christmas Hoops Camp
Join us December 26-28 at Grace Christian School! This camp is open to boys and girls grades 3-8 to improve a variety of fundamental skills and have some fun. Campers will participate in a variety of games and basketball competitions. Register by clicking here!
Calling all LEGO and Robotics lovers!
GCS is looking for dedicated Voluncoaches for our All New Grizzly First LEGO League and LEGO Robotics League! If interested, or for more information, please contact Heidi Tauschek at: firstname.lastname@example.org!
Opportunity to earn a Hilltop Season Pass | Special Olympics of Alaska Volunteers
Jason Kohler, a Grace parent, is looking for volunteers for the Special Olympics of Alaska alpine and snowboarding teams. If you volunteer for the season, you may earn a season pass at Hilltop! If you are interested or would like more information, contact the secondary office or Jason Kohler at email@example.com or call 350-8404.
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.
Curious what GracePAC is all about? You already serve at school, so what makes GracePAC different? Maybe you just have questions. Come “taste and see” (literally!) at our next meeting TONIGHT at 6:00 pm in the Chapel. There will be dessert to enjoy while working side by side on a service project. Great time to come and experience who we are! Questions? Contact us at GracePAC@gracechristianalaska.org. See you next week!
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: December 17
Previous School Board Meetings Summaries: November
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