Friday, September 30, 2011

Winburn Wins State Writing Contest

Congratulations to Mattie Winburn for taking for taking 1st place in the this year's Fair Bear Creative Writing Contest sponsored by The Georgia National Fair.  The theme this year was "Fair Bear Travels Around the World in a Hot Air Balloon" and Mattie was selected as the State winner in the 5th grade division.  The Grand Prize winner will be announced at the Georgia National Fair on October 8th.

See You At The Pole 2011

GCA's See You At The Pole 

Physics & Air Soft .....Take Your Best Shot!!

Mrs. Lamberts Sr. Physics class enjoyed learning about velocity, speed, etc...
while shooting air soft guns in the gym!!

Monday, September 26, 2011

4th - 6th Soccer Game Thursday

GCA Soccer News.......

There will be a
4th - 6th Grade soccer match

Thursday, September 29th
2:00 p.m.
Grace Christian Academy

Friday, September 23, 2011

GCA Middle School Soccer Team

2011 GCA Middle School Soccer Team

Front - Jeb Smith, Mason Duke, Drake Law, Sam McRae, Corban Walsingham, & Collin Woodrum
Back- Jeremy Greene, Trent McQuaid, Abigail Mills, Hannah Holden, Clay Wells, & Breanna Pritchett

2011 Grandparents's Day - November 11th

Mark Your Calendars Now

2011 Grandparents' Day

Friday, November 11th

4th Graders Design Indian Homes

Mrs Sheffield's fourth grade class has been studying the early history of the United States.  During their study, the students learned about the different Indian homes that existed during this time period.  The students were given an example fo six of these dwellings and asked to make a replica of one of them.  Pictured are Gabe Parker, Brycelyn Law, Kate McRae, and Garrett Donalson.

Cougar Cheer Clinic - Oct. 3rd - 5th


Thursday, September 15, 2011

Coca-Cola Fundraiser

The GCA Athletes are raising money to support our athletic teams.  Please consider helping us by doing something you are probably going to do anyway.....purchase your favorite Coke products through GCA.  Orders must be turned in on or before Tuesday, September 27th.  Pick up day is Thursday, September 29th between 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in front of the Chapel.

Cougar Soccer defeats Calvary Christian

The GCA Cougar boys soccer team defeated Fort Walton's Calvary Christian Patriots 3-1 on Monday, September 12th.  Chase Harris scored the first goal with an assist from big brother Kyle Harris.  Kyle Harris scored the second goal, and Brent Warr scored the third goal.  A strong defensive
effort was let by Goalie Grant McDonald and Center Fullback Alex Ward.

 Anderson Bailey moves the ball with Zyreese Guy and
Grant McDonald staying back on defense.

Austin McQuaid leads the offense downfield against the Patriots -
Anderson Bailey,Chase Harris, and Brent Warr follow.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Cheerleading News

Varsity Cheerleading Competition
Saturday, September 17th
11:00 a.m.
Bainbridge High School

GCA Cheer Clinic
Monday, October 3rd
3:30 p.m.

Magazine/Cookie Dough Earns $10,000

Many, many thanks to all the students and parents that helped with our Fall Fundraiser.  Through the sale of magazines and cookie dough, GCA was able to earn around $10,000!! 

Congratulations to our overall winners  - 1st place winner was Anna Belle Adams and she got to take home $100, 2nd place winner was Breanna Pritchett and she earned an extra $50, and Rachel Harrell came in 3rd and took home a check for $25.  Mary Glenn Warr was a close fourth and got to spin the "cash" wheel for her 29 orders.

Way to Go Cougars!!!!

Yearbook Honors Mrs. Sloan

The 2010 - 2011 Yearbook was unveiled on Friday, August 16th and this year's honors went to Mrs. Beth Sloan for her time and dedication
to the students of GCA.....Congratulations Mrs. Sloan!!
2nd Graders (Cassidy, Mary Glenn, Ella and Gracie)
proudly show-off their new yearbooks!

Upcoming Events & Activities

September 12th
Home Soccer game against Calvary Ft.Walton @ 6:00 p.m. - City Fields
Home Volleyball against Calvary Ft. Walton  - MS 5:00 & Varsity @ 6:00

September 16th
Soccer game at Northside Methodist @ 6:30 p.m.
Volleyball game at Northside Methodist - MS 5:30 & Varsity @ 6:30 p.m.

September 20th
Soccer game at Central Fellowship @ 5:00 p.m.
Tri-Match Volleyball games at Calvary Columbus beginning at 4:00 p.m.

September 22nd
Soccer game at John Milledge @ 5:00 p.m.

September 23rd
Tri-Match Volleyball games @ Sherwood beginning @ 4:00 p.m.

September 26th
Home Soccer game against First Presbyterian @ 5:00 p.m.

September 27th
Home Volleyball game against Sherwood - MS 4:00 p.m./ Varsity 5:00 p.m.

September 30th
4th & 5th grade field trip to Agrirama

October 3rd
Ring Ceremony for Juniors @ 2:30 p.m.

October 5th
1/2 Day for Students
Flu Shot Day @ GCA
Fall Break Begins

October 6th - 10th
Fall Break

October 12th
10th & 11th Grade take PSAT

October 13th
Report Card Day

October 14th
K-11th Picture Day

November 2nd
Photo Retakes
Sr. Formal Pictures

November 9th
Midterm Progress Reports (online)

November 11th
Grandparents' Day
Veterans' Day Celebration

Friday, September 2, 2011

Cougars Win East-West Tournament

Coach Ken Bailey's Grace Christian Academy Cougars soccer team won three straight games Friday and Saturday to win the Panhandle Christian Conference East-West Challenge Tournament in Fort Walton Beach, FL.
All three of their opponents, the Aletheia Christian School Lions, the East Hill Christian School Eagles and the Trinitas Christian School Knights, were from Pensacola, FL.
Coach Bailey expressed pleasure with his teams play in the tournament. "The team was never behind in any game," he said. "Their defense was led by goal keeper Grant McDonald wih had several key stops throughout the tournament."
Coach Bailey praised the play of Alex Ward who anchored a strong line of defenders that also included Jim Whitehead, Josh Carnes and Ben Holden.
The offense was led by Chase Harris with four goals, Kyle Harris with three goals, Brent Warr with two goals, Alex Ward with one goal and Anderson Bailey with two assists.
Way to Go Cougars!!