GCS News

GCS News

The latest news and posts from around Grace Community School.

Jay Blogs – The Back-to-School Tree

I have a crepe myrtle tree on my back patio that holds a special place in my heart. It’s not the prettiest tree in my yard, or the biggest. Yet, each year, as my three girls headed off to their first day of school, their mama would stand them in front of that crepe...

GCS Drama Camp Presents Alice in Wonderland

The Grace Community School Summer Drama Camp is presenting ALICE IN WONDERLAND, JR. Friday, June 30th, at 10:30 am and 6:00 pm.  Tickets are $5 at the door.  This musical based on the Disney classic cartoon features 28 performers who produce the musical in only three...

Grace Wins Top State Honors with 2017 Henderson Cup

Grace Community School wins the 2017 Henderson Cup, the overall state championship award given by the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS). This annual award is presented to the school that earns the most points in 27 TAPPS competitions in a...

Jay Blogs – The Beginning and the End

Last Saturday night, GCS graduated 79 seniors in the Class of 2017. We call this ceremony “commencement,” because it is the beginning of their new life, equipped with everything we’ve given them. Several folks asked for my commencement charge to them, which I’ve set...

Jay Blogs – A Call to Prayer

Yesterday, I was having lunch with a close friend and Grace dad who had a confession for me. He thanked me for challenging our school families to pray for our children, each other, our teachers, and our school at the beginning of this school year.  He said he had...

Jay Blogs – Generous in Praise

One of the beautiful things about the rhythms of the school calendar is that the end of the school year always creates opportunities for reflection. If we will take just a moment here and there in the hurley-burley of year’s end, it’s remarkable to see how many...

Drum Line Concert

The GCS Drum Line concert is scheduled for Friday, May 5th at 7:00 PM in Burgess Auditorium. Admission is...

Jay Blogs – Giving Thanks

A week ago, I celebrated my 50th birthday.  In June, I will begin my 15th year as head of this school.  Milestones like these tend to make one reflective.  It’s weird; I can’t remember how I became the “old guy” with all the history of this place, but one day I just...

Choir Concert

Please make plans to attend GCS High School Choir Concert on Thursday, May 4th at 6:00...

Spring Visual Art Show – May 2nd

Grace Community High School will host their Spring Visual Art Show on Tuesday, May 2nd at 6:30 pm. The art show will feature the student's artwork from art classes, as well as the award-winning pieces from the 2017 TAPPS competition!  Please plan to join us for...