Mrs. Leoffler's 2nd Gradeenjoyed a wonderful day at the
Gulf Specimen Marine Lab on May 9th
Front Row: Callie Widner, Haley Scott, Emma Benedict, Bailee Ann Womble, Abigail Anderson, Gracyn Bennett. Back Row: Daniel Jones, Garyn King, Josh Roberson, Colby Whittaker, Blake Rykard, Yuri Dunlap, Jase Godwin, Jackson McConnell, Matthew Carnes, Drew Bardin.
GCA middle schoolers joined forces with Bainbridge middle schoolers to host a Mock Legislature on May 10th. The Senate was held in the OS and the House conducted their sessions in the gym. A fun learning experience was had by all!
Mr. Woodrum's 9th & 10th grade students took a field trip to the National Infantry Museum in Fort Benning, GA. The museum honors the history of infantry forces in the United States Army.
The museum is 190,000 square feed in size and cost $107 million to build. Their signature exhibit is called, "The Last 100 Yards" and contains scenes from eight wars in US infantry history and features lifelike figures cast from actual soldiers.
The 8th grade science students, under the direction of Mrs. Smith, had the opportunity to explore the world of engineering while building bridges out of house-hold spaghetti. The students were assigned teams and each team had to research, design, and construct their own bridge. After the bridges were built, they were tested for strength by adding weights of 2 and 5 lbs increments. The strongest bridge, which was built by Josh Carnes, Brent Warr, Jeri Sloan, and Kaitlin Adams was able to hold 42 lbs before it broke.
Marcus King, a senior with GCA, has accepted a golf scholarship from Andrew College in Cuthbert, GA.
Seated in the photo, from left to right, are grandmother Mary Helon King, grandmother Marijane Scarborough, Marcus King and his mother, Ellen King. Standing are brother Russell King, grandfather Ed Scarborough, Andrew College Athletic Director, Mike Riffe, Marcus King's father, Ed King and Steve Murr, GCA's Upper School Principal/Athletic Director.
As a part of the Bible curriculum this year, Mrs. Jones 5th grade students have learned about being salt and light in a dark world. In the wake of the tornadoes that recently devastated much of the Southeast, and upon hearing about the tragic losses of life and property, the students wanted to do their part to help out. Mrs. Jones cousin in Alabama has been involved with a clean-up ministry in her area and gave a list of needed items. If you would like to help out, please send your items by Wednesday, May 18th....All items will be donated for the relief effort.
All sizes of children's underwear
Individual Crystal Light or Kool-Aid packets to put in bottle water
The second annual Spring Spectacular was held Tuesday, May 10th in the OS. This year's program included productions from the drama class, the film class, the GCA Praise Band, and the GCA Stings program. Short performances included the retelling of Hansel & Gretel, The Jimmy Springer Show, Your Love Never Fails, Beaumont Rag, G.I. Joey, The Noticer, Dr. Feele Good, All Around Me, By Your Side, Meekness, and The Prodigal Daughter.
Mrs. Sheffield's 4th grade along with Mrs. Jones 5th grade students hosted their annual "Muffins For Moms" breakfast on May 5th in the school cafeteria. This is always a wonderful event as the students celebrate and honor their moms for Mother's Day.
After going 1-1 in region play against rivals Emmanuel Christian School Warriors, the Grace Christian Academy Cougar baseball team sweeps the best of three series on Thursday, April 28th and brings home the Region title.
T.J. Carlisle and Taylor McDonald were honored along with their parents at their last home game and region tournament on April 28th. They were recognized for their many years of service, dedication and contributions to GCA Baseball.
Thanks guys for all your hard work...you will be missed!
The 2nd Annual "Spring Spectacular" presentation will be Tuesday, May 10th in the OS.
There will be two showings: 6:30 p.m. and 8 PM. We will pack three short plays, acoustic music and four film projects into a program that lasts a little over an hour. Tickets will only be $3 per person and can be purchased from the school office.....first come, first serve!
On April 28th we had an exciting day at GCA. We had a number of very famous people visit our halls and educate our students. People like; Betsy Ross, William Howard Taft, Jackie Kennedy, Rosa Parks and even Johnny Cash.
GCA 6th & 7th Grade students hosted our annual Wax Museum for students, parents and the public. They did an amazing job and everyone really enjoyed this educational day.