Friday, February 27, 2015

Winter Formal - March 13th

K-4 Dental Hygiene Week

Mrs. Ericka Adams with Bainbridge Family Dentistry made a special visit this week to our K-4 classrooms.  She not only explained why it was important to take care of our teeth but she showed them the best way to take care of them. 
              Thank you Ericka!!

Physical Science Hands-On Demo Day

Mrs. Dorinda's Physical Science class enjoyed a Hands-On Demo Day on Thursday that helped them learn all about Fluids!  The stations and topics included:  The paper tent, boat building 101, moving balloons, cartesian diver, and the magic moving ball.

GCA Cougars Finish 2nd in Region

The Cougar basketball team defeated Crisp Academy 60-56 in the GISA Region 3-AA semifinals on Feb. 19th and advanced to the Region finals on Feb. 20th to play against Georgia Christian Academy.  In the finals they lost 56-26 to the Generals and finished 2nd Place in the Region but secured a seat for the State finals.

DQ Night Successful

Thank you to everyone who came out to support our annual 
Dairy Queen Night! 
Because of your help, 
we raised $750 for GCA! 

Friday, February 20, 2015

Young Market Hog Show Winners

Congratulations to our own Carson Lynn and to Blake Fagan for shining bright at the Decatur County Young Farmer Market Hog Show.  Carson won Pre-Club Showmanship and Grand Champion Market Hog and Blake won Junior Showmanship and Reserve Champion Market Hog.  Congrats Boys!!

Principal For The Day

Hines Roberts, son of John and Miranda Roberts , had the opportunity to shadow and assist Mr. Strickland as the "Principal for the Day."  

This opportunity was made possible by the Winter Festival!

The GCA Times - February

GCA & Coke Rewards

Help GCA earn points and cash from Coca-Cola....It's Easy!

1st - Save your bottle caps.
2nd - Go to
3rd. - click on "Donate"
4th - click on "Find School"
5th - Make Donation/ put numbers in system

1st Graders Celebrate President's Day

Mrs. Morgan's 1st grade class enjoyed learning about our Presidents during the month of February.  To make the learning more meaningful, Mrs. Morgan created several plays for them to dress up and read about 
our rich history.

Mrs. Cox's Anatomy Class Dissects Pig Hearts

Noah Thomas, Lindsey Duke, and Annabelle Smith

Ansley Posey, Lexi Goodson, and Jack McRae

Dakota Vickers, Merrianna Parker, and Grace Reynolds

Friday, February 13, 2015

Valentines Day at GCA

Jr. Class preparing balloons for the day!

Jr. Class singing to Loeffler's 2nd Grade Class

Special song for Hines Roberts

Emellia Woodrum enjoys her special song!

Anders dances and sings a special song to his sister Journey!

Seth & Gabe and enjoy their special songs!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

4-H News

Congratulations to the following students for their participation in Southwest District 4-H Project Achievement held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center February 6-8, 2015.

Anders Austinson - 1st place Senior Fruits, Vegetables, and Nuts category 

Josiah Austinson - 1st place Junior Food Safety and Preservation 

Miller Hayes - 3rd place Senior Veterinary Science   

GCA Senior Night

Kaitlin Adams- Softball and Basketball

Josiah Austinson- Basketball

Tre Dudley- Basketball, Soccer, and Cross Country

Lexi Goodson- Dance Team

Ansley Posey- Dance Team and Softball

Brent Warr- Basketball, Track, Baseball, and Soccer

Tray Webb- Basketball

Shellby Woodrum- Basketball, Volleyball, Dance Team

Hannah Wynn- Basketball and Dance Team

Monday, February 9, 2015

GCA Students Serve as Senate Pages

Senator Burke and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle thank Jeb Smith and
Parker Goodson (above) and Olivia Penela and Ruth Marie
Carraway (below) for their service as Senate pages. 

Perra Harrell's 1000th Point

Perra going up for her 1000th point

Cougar Basketball 2015

SGA Girls

Brookwood Girls

GA Christian Boys

GA Christian Girls

Highland Boys

SGA Boys

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Anniversary & Jersey Shirts on Sale NOW!

GCA's 20th Anniversary Shirt
The shirt comes in short sleeve and long sleeve
Youth Med -  3 XL

This shirt is a project of the Junior Class and
orders are due by February 13th

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Remember Your Valentine!!

Librarian For the Day

Sybil Lee, daughter of Jason and Nichole Lee, had the opportunity to help with the GCA Book Fair this week and assist Mrs. Thomas as the "Librarian for the Day."  

This opportunity was made possible by the Winter Festival!

"P" for Police Department

Mrs. Cox K-3 class enjoyed learning about the letter P
and all the great words that start with "P".
They were able to color their very own police
hat and badge to remember their fun day!

2nd & 12th - 2015 Cougar Cup Winners

The 2015 Cougar Cup awards went to 
Mrs. Harrell's 2nd grade and Mrs. Austinson's 12th grade.  
The Cougar Cup is awarded each year following the annual Homecoming parade.  Each class is judged on their homecoming float, chant and banner.  

Mrs. Harrell's 2nd Grade wins the Division 1 cup for 2015

The 2015 Senior Class won the Division II cup!