Friday, February 26, 2016

Coach McRae - GISA Coach of the Year

A big congratulations to Dr. Mallory McRae (Coach McRae) for being named the GISA Coach of the Year. Coach McRae is the head coach of our Cougar Basketball team.

We are so proud of you Coach McRae!!

Cougar Basketball Advances to 2nd Round of State

GCA Girls took the WIN over Oak Mountain 59-43 on Tuesday evening and advanced to the 2nd round of State.  They traveled back to Jefferson, GA today to play Monsignor Donovan for a chance at the Final 4. 

GCA Boys also advanced by taking the WIN over Brandon Hall on Wednesday.  The score was 55-32 and they will get to host the 2nd Round tomorrow afternoon (Saturday) at 4:30 p.m. at Bainbridge State College.  They will play Memorial Day School from Savannah.

Go Cougars!!!!

GCA Students Shine at 4-H District Achievement

The 4-H District Project Achievement is a two-part contest.  One is a portfolio
submission that highlights the work of the 4-H'er for the calendar year. The second
part is the memorized speech related to the project area.  In Performing Arts -
students will perform instead of giving speech.
4-H Southwest District Project Achievement

GCA Honors Included:
Journey Austinson 
1st Place Junior/Food for Health and sport
Daniel Jones
1st Place Junior/ Performing Arts Instrumental 
Branch Austinson
1st place Senior /Fruits, Vegetables, and Nuts
Miller Hayes 
1st place Senior /Sheep and Meat Goats

GCA Youth Leaders Visit Capitol

Six (6) GCA Students were selected to participate in the Youth Leadership Decatur County program this year.  The photo above is a great picture of our students at the Capitol in Atlanta during a recent tour.

The Very First Leader...Play about Washington

Mrs. Mogan's first grade students preformed a short play yesterday called "The Very First Leader." 

Morgan Vickers was George Washington and was assisted by the town's people - Ari Arnold, Malynn Faircloth, isabelle Gause, Preston Lynn and Leah Seabrooks.

Friday, February 19, 2016

2016 Baseball Schedule

Good Old Abe!

Mrs. Mogan's first grade students preformed a short play today called "Good Old Abe, Honest Abe."  Characters/Narrators included Will Wainwright (Abe), Carson Brooks, Bennett Earnest, Norah Inlow, and Banks Tuten.

Never Tell A Lie

The 5th grade presented a wonderful play during Chapel this week written by one of their own, Anisa Patel.  

The play was called "Never Tell A Lie" and they did a wonderful job.

Congratulations Anisa!

2015/16 Yearbooks On Sale NOW

Friday, February 12, 2016

NJHS Inducts 23

GCA's National Junior Honor Society Inducts 23

Pictured: Front Row - Rhiannon Brock, Jase Godwin, Jackson McConnell, Matthew Carnes, Wyatt Carpenter, Daniel Jones, Branch Austinson, Shane Kornmeirer, Garyn King, and Blake Rykard. 
Back Row - Emma Benedict, Callie Widner, Brooke Tobin, Mikey Harrell, Parker Miller, Laura Lynn Gordon, Carley Brogdon, Abigail Anderson, Avery Andrews, Brooke Worsley, Haley Scott, Gracie Sellars, and Bailee Womble.

NHS Inducts 21

GCA's National Honor Society inducted 21 new candidates on Friday, Feb. 12th. 

Pictured Front - Harley Cooper, Collin Woodrum, Jeremy Greene, Clay Wells, Jared Duke, Ryles Hollis, Noah Thomas, Nate Walton, Sam McRae, Miller Hayes, and John York.
Back Row - Eliza Butler, Carly Godwin, Pooja Patel, Breanna Pritchett, Harsimran Singh, Mikayla Buckhaulter, Juliann Amaya, Sarah Castoro, Mckenzie Ferry, and Abby Bodrey.

GISA Region 3AA Tournament in Bainbridge Next Week

The GISA Region 3AA Region Tournament is being hosted by Grace Christian Academy this next week. The tournament is being held at the Bainbridge State College Wellness Center. 
Please come out and support our Cougars on Thursday and hopefully Friday night!
Cost - $8 Adults/$6 Students

Tuesday, February 16th
6:00 Girls: SGA vs HCA
7:30 Boys CA vs SGA

Thursday, February 18th
4:00 Girls GCA vs GCS
5:30 Boys GCS vs HCA
7:00 Girls CA  vs Winner of SGA vs HCA
8:30 Boys GCA vs Winner of CA vs SGA

Friday, February 19th
4:00 Girls Consolation game
5:30 Boys Consolation game
7:00 Girls Championship Game
8:30 Boys Championship Game

Thank you to everyone who came out to support our 

annual Dairy Queen Night on Tuesday! 

Because of your help, the school raised over $750.00! 

Mrs. Pollock's Lit Class Studies Greek Mythology

Mrs. Pollock's Literature Class "dressed the part" while learning about Greek Mythology

5th Grade makes Valentine Boxes

Mrs. Dunlap and Mrs. Harrell's 5th grade classes enjoyed a fun morning designing and decorating their Valentine Boxes.  

Reading Time at GCA

Mrs. Gena Parker celebrates Valentine's Day by reading a fun book to Mrs. Glover's K4 class this morning at GCA.  The children loved having Mrs. Parker visit their classroom!

K3 Enjoys PJ Day

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Kelsey Harrell Makes her 1,000th Point

Congratulations to Kelsey Harrell for making her 1,000th point during Homecoming game against Highland Christian Academy on Friday, February 5th.

Smith Crowned Homecoming 2016 Queen

2015 Queen, Shellby Woodrum crowned
Annabelle Smith as our 2016 Queen

2016 Homecoming Court (L-R)
Lindsey Duke, Senior
Ansely Stuart, Senior
Queen, Annabelle Smith
Sophomore, Carly Godwin
Freshman, Gabby Hardee
Junior, Sarah Castoro

HOCO 2016 - Fun Pep Rally Shots

Coach Harrell Has to Kiss The Pig

2016 Homecoming Parade