Thursday, September 27, 2012

5th Grade Cell Projects

Mrs. Jones 5th grade class has been studying cells in science this past couple of weeks.  The students were asked to build 3-D models of cells to assess their understanding of the material and learn about the functions of the different organelles with a cell.  Mrs. Jones noted that this project helps her students understand the complexity of a cell and that it certainly must be purposefully designed!

Yearbook Signing Party this Tuesday - Oct. 2nd

The 2011-12 yearbook staff will be having a yearbook signing party on Tuesday, October 2nd in the gym. It will be held from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Refreshments and accessories for yearbooks will also be for sale. Plan on sending about $5 with your child so that they can enjoy the party to the fullest!! Don't forget to bring a pen so all your friends can sign!!

SGA Hosting Canned Food Drive

The Student Government Association is doing a canned food drive. Please bring in some canned food items (pop open cans) to help feed the community.   The food drive will run from September 25th - Oct. 3rd.

Dance Team & Cheerleaders host Breakfast

The GCA Dance Team and GCA Cheerleaders hosted a
Pancake Breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 26th. 
Students and parents enjoyed sharing a great breakfast!!

See U At The Pole - Sept. 26th

Middle and High School

K5 Class - Mrs. Williams

1st Graders Thank Officers

On Sept. 11th, Grace Christian Academy's first grade teacher, Mrs. Kelly Harrell spent some time explaining  to her class about what happened on 9\11 and why its important to America.  They read a book about the event, disccussed the role of the Police Officers and Fire Fighters, and also prayed for those who were affected by this tragic event.  Her class took it a step further and decided to make thank you cards and personally deliver them to our local Police Officers and Fire Fighters along with a platter of cookies. 

Friday, September 21, 2012

Basketball Tryouts - Oct. 2nd & 15th

Basketball Tryouts
October 2nd
JV Boys & Girls - 7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
October 15th
Jr. Pro Boys & Girls - 2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Girls Varsity - 3:15 - 4:45 p.m.
Boys Varsity - 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

P.J.'s for Taylor Nets $1,800

GCA students and faculty hosted a P.J. for Taylor fundraiser on September 14th for Taylor Stuart and raised over $1,800.  Taylor is a Senior at Southwest Georgia Academy and was in a single car accident on her way to school in mid-August. She suffered two broken vertebra & a broken nose. Taylor is paralyzed from the waist down and in a wheelchair. She is a true WARRIOR and is making remarkable progress. She is at Shepherds Hospital in Atlanta and is currently 2-3 weeks AHEAD of schedule with all therapy!

Way to Go Cougars!!


Top Sellers Spin Wheel

Many, many thanks to the following students for making our Magazine Cookie Dough Sale such a success.  Thanks to their hard work and many others GCA was able to net over $11,000. To celebrate their success, our top sellers had an opportunity to "Spin the Wheel" for cash!  Pictured above are: Front (L-R) Zoie Spooner, Bailey Floyd, Lydia Bentley, Caroline Grubbs, Anna Belle Adams, and Will Melton. Back (L-R) Garrett Donalson, Garyn King, Nicholas Hodges, Carter Searcy, Miles Malone, Mary Glenn Warr, Abigail Mills, Cassie Long, Breanna Pritchett, Jeremy Greene, and Alan Cooper with Great American.

Friday, September 7, 2012

GCA Donates Volleyball Net System to YMCA

Grace Christian Academy's volleyball team presented YMCA CEO, Adam Schrott and Sports Director, Jimmy Holton with a brand new volleyball net system to be used at the YMCA. The YMCA has recently started a volleyball group that is playing on Thursday nights. GCA supports the Bainbridge YMCA.

"Many of our Grace families are members of the Y and benefit from their programs. One of our parents found out there was a need for the net and shared it with us. We are glad to be able to give something back." - GCA Athletic Director, Steve Murr