Sunday, October 31, 2010

Winter Festival T-Shirt Orders Due Nov. 1

Kim Mills has done it again...she has created another wonderful logo for our 10th Annual Winter Festival. This year the shirt choices will be a shapphire color t-shirt, gray long-sleeves, and a black hooded sweatshirt with the 3-color logo shown here.
Order forms were sent home last week and orders need to be turned into the office by Monday, November 1st.
Please mark your calendar for Tuesday, November 30th....great fun for the entire family!

1st Grade Enjoys Aplin Farms

Mrs. Harrell and Mrs Morgan's first grade class enjoyed a wonderful field trip to Aplin Farms in Dothan, AL this past Friday. They visited pumpkin and sunflower fields where they each got to choose their own pumpkin and sunflower. They also enjoyed the petting barn and other educational farm activities. Everyone had a great time!

"Character Pumpkins" Created by 4th Grade

Mrs. Sheffield's 4th grade class celebrated Fall by creating pumpkin characters. Each pumpkin was created to look like their favorite character from one of AR books in the school library. Each student was then asked to "show & tell" about their pumpkin, character and book in class.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Congratulations Coach Justin

Congratulations to Coach Justin Gravlee for being named the new Director of the Bainbridge College Student Wellness Center. Justin currently is pursuing a bachelor's in sports and fitness management at Troy State. He has served GCA for the past several years in different capacities which have included Athletic Director, Tennis Coach, Soccer Coach, and PE Instructor. Again Congratulations Justin and God Bless! You will be greatly missed!!

GCA Graduate Cuts Ribbon on New Building

Congratulations to our own Jana Simmons for having the opportunity to "Cut the Ribbon" on the new Student Wellness Center at Bainbridge College. Jana serves as the Student Government Association President for the College and the beautiful new building was built in honor of the students. Jana is a 2010 Honor Graduation of Grace Christian Academy and she is assisted in the photo by Bainbridge College President Tom Wilkerson. Way to Go Jana!!!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Donuts For Dads

GCA 4th & 5th Graders hosted their annual "Donuts for Dads" event on
October 21st from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. A wonderful group of dads were in attendance this year and enjoyed some great food and fellowship with their children!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Youth Leadership Nom. Due Nov. 5th

The Bainbridge-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the 13th Annual Youth Leadership Program beginning in Jan. 2011. The Youth Leadership Steering Committee is now accepting nominations for this program. Nominees must be a Sophmore or Junior at either BHS or GCA or home-schooled in Decatur County.
The Decatur County Youth Leadership program is designed to develop leadership skills, offer interaction opportunities in our county, and increase awareness of community issues, needs and resources.
Participants will be expected to attend a twelve hour retreat followed by a ten week program including 6 classes designed by the UGA J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership. Classes will be on Monday evenings.
If you would like to nominate a GCA student for this wonderful program, call the Chamber at 246-4774 and give the student's name and address so they can receive an application. The nomination deadline is Friday, November 5th.

Basketball Tryouts - Oct. 21, 25 & 29

Basketball tryouts will begin this week with the Boys' JV & Varsity (8th - 12th) on Thursday, October 21st - 3:15-5pm. Monday, Oct. 25th the Girls' JV & Varisty will tryout (7th - 12th) at 3:15 - 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29th will be the Boys and Girls' Middle School (5th - 8th) tryouts from 3:15 - 5 p.m.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Finer Things - Friday, October 29th

That's right! The long-awaited, hard work of our middle and high school students will be on display once again. Please plan to bring the whole family out to this enteraining and inspiring evening of live music with choir, band instruments, strings and more! Come watch as they sing a variety of songs based on the book of Malachi from the Old Testament.
The students are tackling some outstanding music in genres ranging from gospel to contempary classics to lush-harmony hymns and even more. Solos will be performed by numerous students and our strings program will debut once again. Mark your calendars now as you do not want to miss this awesome event!!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Varsity Soccer Ends with Shutout!

The GCA Varsity Soccer Team completed the regular season with a resounding 3-0 shutout of the Open Bible Christian Warriors. The team finished with a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws. The Cougars are the PCC East Region Regular Season Champions and have earned a bye during the preliminary round of the East Regional Championship. The Cougars will host the winner of the match between #2 Seed Emmanuel Christian and #3 Seed Northside Methodist on Saturday, October 16th at 12 Noon. The match will be held at the Bainbridge-Decatur County YMCA. Please come out and support Cougar Soccer!!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

GCA to Host Regionals - Oct. 15th & 16th

GCA will host the PCC Regionals for Volleyball and Soccer the weekend of Oct. 15th & 16th. The Volleyball tournament will be held on Friday, October 15th with the Lady Cougars playing at 6:30 p.m. All-Conference awards will be given out at 6:00 p.m.
The Soccer Championship game will be held on Saturday, October 16th with the cougars receiving a bye for the first round. An exciting weekend for Grace Christian. Way to go Cougars!!!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Coca-Cola Sale Successful

Many thanks to everyone that participated and supported our recent Coca-Cola sale. The Booster Club raised over $800! We had several outstanding students that did a wonderful job with this fundraiser. Congratulations to our 1st place winner, Anna Belle Adams in K4 who sold 30 cases and won the Mello Yello bicycle. 2nd place winner was Landon Deen in K3 who sold 25 cases and received a Sony Waslkman Video MP3 player. Our 3rd place winner, Darrick Smalley in 3rd grade sold 24 cases and won a video MP3 player. Way to go guys!!!

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Volleyball - Lady Cougars are Season Champs

Congratulations to our Lady Cougar Volleyball team on being regular season Champs and being seeded #1 for the East Regional Tournament that will be held at Grace the weekend of Oct. 15th.
Congrats Girls!!!