Thursday, February 23, 2017

8th Graders enjoy the Wiregrass Works Career Experience

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System hosted the 2nd Annual Wiregrass Works Career Experience on Wed., Feb. 22nd  at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, AL.  Our 8th grade students had the opportunity to go and they learned a lot from this wonderful interactive career fair.  

GCA Golf Team News

GCA Golf News

Wednesday's 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

March 14th - SGA
March 23rd - Crisp
April 10th - Crisp

GCA 4-H'ers Receive Honors at Market Hog Show!

Congratulations to the following GCA, 4-H students on their success this past weekend at the Decatur County Young Farmer Market Hog Show.

Preston Lynn - 2nd place in Pre-Club Showmanship (1st-3rd grade), 3rd place in market hog class and 6th place in market hog class.

Tyler Rentz - 5th place in Senior Showmanship (9th-12th grade) and 7th place in market hog class.

Scott Ross Hayes - 2nd place in market hog class and 2nd place in market hog class.

Boys Finish 2nd in Region - Headed to State!

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Pre-Registration for 2017-2018 Begins Feb. 17th

2017-2018 Returning Student Registration

Begins:   Friday, Feb. 17th
Ends: March 17th

Lee is Librarian

Sybil Lee (4th Grade) enjoyed being the GCA Librarian for the day.  She got to work in the Book Fair this week and help students find books, check out and purchase their books.  

Your student can be the Librarian for the day also - just bid on this opportunity at the 2017 Winter Festival!

Friday, February 10, 2017

Accreditation News/Update

*  GCA Vision - The vision of Grace Christian Academy is to develop generations of leaders who will bring glory to God.

     We envision our graduates to become:
  • Compassionate women and men of strong Christian character and deep faith.
  • Lifelong servant leaders within their churches, homes, communities, and the world.
  • Bold and creative thinkers who have developed a love of learning and who pursue excellence in all they do.
  • Active, healthy individuals who treat their bodies as the temple of the Holy Spririt.
 GCA Mission - As a ministry of Grace Church, the mission of Grace Christian Academy is to partner with like-minded, biblically defined Christian families, to grow the whole child (spirit, mind and body) through a Christ-centered, rigorous college preparatory education.

A full report on our Vision, Mission, Statement of Faith, School Philosophy, and Expected Student Outcomes will follow today in a separate email.

Book Fair is HERE!

Book Fair...
Open For Business

Feb. 10th - 16th

7:45 - 8:15 / 9:30 - 3:00
Feb. 16th  - 9:30 - 12 Noon

DQ Night Feb. 21st!!!

Tuesday, February 21st
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

This is a great fundraiser for GCA as they donate 50% of all sales (inside and drive thru).  Please plan to eat DQ on the 21st!

GCA Students excel at 4-H Project Achievement

Congratulations to our GCA students that participated in the 4-H Project Achievement district competition this past weekend at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.  

Miller Hays won 1st place in the Sheep & Meat Goat project, Branch Austinson placed 2nd in the Fruits, Vegetables & Nuts project, and Journey Austinson received 1st place in the Food Safety & Preservation project.   

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Middle School All-Select

GCA Middle School Students 
selected for GISA All-Select

Congratulations to (9) of our middle school students for being selected to participate in the GISA Middle School All-Select Honor Chorus and Orchestra this past weekend at Brewton Parker College in Mount Vernon, GA.  Many thanks to Allyson Whittaker and Heather Whittaker for making this opportunity possible.

Front:  Shelby Harper, Isabella Barnett, Mary Glenn Warr, and Cassidy Nix.
Back:  Emma Bennedict, Brooke Phillips, Daniel Jones, and Lainey McRae.  
Not Pictured:  Ben York

2017 Homecoming Queen - Sarah Castoro

Pictured (L-R)
Freshman , Dani Parker
Sophomore, Gabby Hardee
Junior, Abby Bodrey
Senior & Queen, Sarah Castoro
Senior, McKenzie Ferry
Senior, Juliann Amaya

HOCO Chant Parade