Sunday, November 21, 2010

WF Raffle Tickets - 1st Turn-In Tuesday, Nov. 23rd

The first turn-in date for the 2010 Winter Festival Raffle will be
Tuesday, November 23rd, before Thanksgiving break.
The second turn-in date is Monday, November 29th
and ALL tickets will need to be turned in by that Monday afternoon!!
If you need any more tickets, Mrs. Carol has them in the office.

WF Pre-Sale Tickets Available Nov. 29 &30

Exciting Activities are planned for this year's Winter Festival. Make sure you get your pre-sale tickets on Monday, November 29th and Tuesday, November 30th. They will be for sale in the GCA Office.

2010 WF Auction Items

The 2010 Winter Festival Silent and Live Auction will be held Tuesday evening November 30th. Flyers like this one will be going home with all GCA students on Monday, Nov. 22nd so family and friends can see all the exciting items up for bid this year.
Many thanks all the generous businesses and individuals that have donated this year. We are excited to announce our (9) live auction items along with over 130 items for the silent auction.
A fun-filled evening is planned for our GCA family and friends!!

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Inland Classic Basketball Tourn. - Nov. 19th & 20h

The Inland Classic Basketball Tournament will be this weekend, Nov. 19th & 20th at GCA in the Perry Gymnasium. Volunteers are needed to help with gate admission and in the concession stand from taking orders to grilling burgers and making funnel cakes. All proceeds will benefit the athletic department. If you are interested in helping and want to be a part of this fun weekend, please give Coach Murr a call at 243-8851. Note - this is a great opportunity to fill some service hours!

Schedule of Friday Games:
1st Game: 3:00 - Byne Christian Ladies vs Highland Christian Ladies
2nd Game: 4:45 - Byne Christian Men vs Highland Christian Men
3rd Game: 6:30 - Enterprise Prep. Ladies vs Grace Christian Ladies
4th Game: 8:15 - Enterprise Prep. Men vs. Grace Christian Men

Schedule of Saturday Games:
5th Game: 9:00 - Ladies consolation game
6th Game: 10:45 - Men's consolation game
7th Game: 12:30 - Ladies' championship game
Presentation of Ladies' trophies and all-tournament selections
8th Game: 2:15 - Men's championship game
Presentation of Men's trophies and all-tournament selections

Grace Receives Handbooks

Karen Cooper of Woodmen of the World Lodge 28 in Bainbridge recently presented "The American Patriots Handbook" to Mrs. Sheffield's fourth-grade class. "The American Patriots Handbook" contains information on the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and history of the American flag, as well as a biography of each U.S. president.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Book Fair Earns $2,835.05

Many, Many thanks to everyone that helped make our 2010 Book Fair a success!! Our total earnings for this year totaled $2,835.05 which was an improvement from last year.
Accreditation Note: We are required to spend $6 per student for books. Based on 275 students, we will need to purchase $1,650 in books. The exciting news is we will be able to meet this requirement without touching the school budget! Plus, we will be able to purchase additional books with our remaining credit! YEA!!!!

Support 2nd Annual Coat/Blanket Drive

As we celebrate the Thanksgiving Season, we are reminded of God's many blessings. In our thankfulness GCA will be partnering with Southwest Georgia Farm Credit in their Second Annual Community Coat and Blanket Drive. The drive will begin Monday, November 8th and will end on Tuesday, November 30th. Five Points Dry Cleaners is donating the cleaning service and the Decatur County Family Connection will coordinate distribution of the cleaned items.
New or gently worn coats, jackets, or blankets would be greatly appreciated (mittens/gloves or hats should be new.)

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Cougar Basketball - Grace vs. Faculty

Grace vs. Faculty


MS/JV Teams Scrimmage

Check out the 2010-11 Cougar Basketball teams as they take
on the faculty. It all starts at 5:00 on Friday the 5th of November.
The Middle School and JV girls will play and inter-squad scrimmage followed by the boys MS/JV inter-squad scrimmage at 5:30. The final games will be between the varsity teams and their old teachers, coaches, and GCA's corporate athletic sponsors. We will have spectator contests between each game, so bring you game shoes.

We will be selling pizza, hotdogs, chips, and more in the concession stand, so come hunry. We will also be selling some Cougar Jerseys. (Probably some teacher's old jersey)

Cost is free for GCA students and $2 for everyone else.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Varsity Cross Country has a Muddy but Good Finish

The boys' and girls' varsity cross country teams completed their 2010 season in the mud surrounding Maclay School during the Tallahassee All-Comers Cross Country Championship.The Lady Cougars, led by Perra Harrell placed seventh in field of nine teams, well ahead of Wewahitchka and Marianna High Schools. Perra Harrell placed second in a field of 74 runners while posting a personal record of 22:08 in the 5k meter event. The boys also recorded a strong performance as they bested both Aucilla Christian Academy and Godby High School in the nine team field.