It’s Tuesday, January 21.
Welcome back to your weekly Two Minute Tuesday! Here is what is happening at GCS:
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Pre-Order Your Elementary Yearbook!
To pre-order your 2019-2020 elementary yearbook, go to ybpay.lifetouch.com and use code 13991520.
Elementary Yearbook Cover Art Contest
The contest for the yearbook cover begins early this year! K-6 students can submit a cover design that includes “His Vision” theme and the verses Jeremiah 29:11 and Psalm 119:105 on an 8.5×11” (portrait orientation!) paper to the elementary office by Feb. 10. Your design may be picked for the cover!
Grizzly LEGO League, Robotics Team, and Drone Racing League!
Thank you to Andréa Chang and Mindy Getty for volunteering to coach our middle school Grizzly First LEGO League! There is room for a few more middle school registrants. Grades are restricted to 6-8th, as long as the child will not be 14 before January 1st, 2020.
We are still looking for an adult volunteer to coach the high school Grizzly First LEGO Robotics team! We have students ready and waiting to rock the robotics world!
Up-and-coming is our very own Grizzly Drone Racing League! This league is open to secondary students. Thanks to Carmen and Victor Romero for the startup contacts and introductory materials! For more information, or if your child is interested in joining as things come together, contact Heidi Tauschek at email@example.com
Martin Luther King Jr. Chapel and Day of Service is January 22.
Period 1 (8:15-8:45) Take attendance, prayer, and instructions for the day.
8:45 Groups will be called to board buses/shuttles.
9:00 – 1:15 Day of Service at local elementary schools.
Upon returning to GCS, report to the North Gym for Chapel.
1:45 – 2:30 All school Chapel in the North Gym.
2:30 Elementary dismisses for pickup & Secondary cleans up the gym.
The Big Read | Reschedule
The Big Read has been rescheduled from January 22-24 to March 3rd for 1st grade, March 5th for 2nd grade and March 4th for 3rd grade at 1:15pm each day.
VolunteerConnect Meeting | January 23
Thanks to everyone who came last week for the VolunteerConnect semester overview! It was great to see everyone there! And thank you also to those who reached out before and after the meeting to express an interest in being involved! Please keep an eye on this space for details on future meetings and opportunities. The next VolunteerConnect meeting is Thursday, January 23rd at 8:15AM in Room 219. During this planning/ organizing meeting, our main focus will be the Senior Celebration. I look forward to seeing you there!
State of Grace is January 27 at 7pm in the chapel. Join us for important information about the upcoming school year!
Homecoming 2020 “To the Stars” is next week! Spirit Day information can be found here. Tickets are on sale in the Secondary Office for the Banquet on February 1.
GracePAC Meeting | January 28
The first week of the second semester is “under our belt”… as we look to the spring and a strong finish for the school year, all STAKEHOLDERS are invited to attend the GracePAC Meeting on Tuesday, January 28th, 6:00 pm in the Chapel. Come and see how you can make an impact on the mission of Grace Christian School. Bring your ideas and a friend; it’s just one week away.
February is Commitment Month! Please begin considering your commitment to the 2020-2021 school year; if you commit in the month of February, you can avoid an additional $50 fee per student!
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.
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: Today, January 21 (Agenda), February 18
Previous School Board Meetings Summaries: December
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