GCS News

GCS News

The latest news and posts from around Grace Community School.
Jay Blogs – Thanksgiving and Suffering

Jay Blogs – Thanksgiving and Suffering

Even though Thanksgiving is a national holiday, its roots are biblical.  We are probably more familiar with spiritual disciplines of prayer, Bible study, and even solitude and silence. But, God calls His people to two others: remembrance and thanksgiving. God calls...

Grace Giving Day

Grace Giving Day

One day. One Gift. BIG IMPACT! Grace Giving Day is a one-day online event for everyone in the Grace community to share how Grace has impacted their lives and to encourage each other to support the school through an online gift. Grace is committed to providing a...

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

Grace Family, tomorrow is the last day to send a box with your student or for them to bring a packed box to their class. After Friday all box drop-offs will only be collected at the high school location. This location will continue to collect through Monday, November...

Jay Blogs – Teaching for Transformation: a Journey

Jay Blogs – Teaching for Transformation: a Journey

At Grace, we had accomplished most of what external markers say constitutes a “great school.” We had achieved high standardized test scores, and strong scores on our college entrance exams. We had earned exemplary accreditation and certification through ACSI and CESA....

Noah’s Ark Parade

Noah’s Ark Parade

Grace Jr.K students in Mrs. Youngblood and Mrs. Loftis classes paraded the halls in animal costumes and performed a Noah's Ark routine for their older friends. More adorable pics of the morning are on Flickr, click here to view.

National Honor Society

National Honor Society

Grace gathered to celebrate and hold the induction ceremony for last and this year's National Honor Society members. Congratulations to all those students who met the qualities needed to become a member of NHS. Pictures of the ceremony are up on Flickr, click here to...

Jay Blogs – Wise Stewards

Jay Blogs – Wise Stewards

Every morning this year I have been engaged in an ancient process called lectio divina. It’s a form of Bible reading, but instead of reading large daily passages of Scripture, like “the Bible in a year,” lectio divina (which means “divine reading”) involves reading...

Grace Silent Auction – Bid Now

Grace Silent Auction – Bid Now

The Grace Community School Silent Auction items include sporting events, weekend getaways, class gifts, and much more! The winner need not be present to win. Click here to start bidding now!

Give to Grow Auction

Give to Grow Auction

We invite you to one of our school’s biggest fundraising events, the Grace Auction featuring guest speaker Jim Denison! This event will be held on Thursday, November 4th at Green Acres Baptist Church Crosswalk Conference Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The theme...

Jay Blogs – The Best of Friends

Jay Blogs – The Best of Friends

“Friends” is an amorphous term in our day and age. For many, anyone who in another era would have been considered an “acquaintance,” we call a “friend.” In the social media realm, friend is defined as “a person I consider not so completely random or stalker-ish that I...

Mr. Shelton’s GCS Staff Spotlight

Mr. Shelton’s GCS Staff Spotlight

“One of the things that I do to try and Teach Jesus is to encourage students to use the gifts that God’s given them to serve other people.” Watch Mr. Shelton’s GCS Staff Spotlight. https://youtu.be/aU21wu0omU4

Grace Drumline 2021 State Champs

Grace Drumline 2021 State Champs

TAPPS Tier 1 State Champs! Congratulations GCS Drumline! Join the GCS Drum Line for Family and Friends night, Thursday, Oct. 28th at 6PM in the Middle School Gym. They will be performing their winning piece from the state contest.