GCS News

GCS News

The latest news and posts from around Grace Community School.
Jay Blogs – Family Business

Jay Blogs – Family Business

I once heard a man say that he had been married to several different women, and they were all the same person. I know what he means. When I first married Ashley, she made it clear she had no real interest in a big career. She wanted to be a mom and a wife–these were...

2021 Summer Camps

2021 Summer Camps

Grace Community School is hosting summer camps as planned, in compliance with all local and state guidelines. To register, click here.

First Look Fridays at Upper Campus

First Look Fridays at Upper Campus

Join us for our First Look Fridays at our upper campus (grades 5 – 12) on April 16th from 9 AM-Noon! We invite any interested families for a casual visit, no appointment needed, to our upper campus located at 3001 University Blvd. You will receive school information,...

Jay Blogs – Sympathy for the Betrayer

Jay Blogs – Sympathy for the Betrayer

I recently read a book on simplifying one’s life. One of the suggestions the author gave was to greyscale one’s smartphone so the phone has no color. The idea is that brightly-colored apps, photos, and video on our phones are designed to release dopamine in the human...

Jay Blogs – Scars

Jay Blogs – Scars

The day I learned to walk was momentous for two reasons. One, I became a two-legged creature, as I have been and will be every day of my life until I start using a cane. Second, I earned my first scar. Mom tells me I proceeded to wobble over to the ironing board,...

Jay Blogs – Stripped Away

Jay Blogs – Stripped Away

It’s almost Academy Award time again, and one of the upsides to COVID and the shut-down of movie theaters across the country is that most movies that will be nominated for awards have already appeared on Netflix, Amazon Prime, or one of the other streaming services...

STEM – FarmBot

STEM – FarmBot

FarmBot provides a cutting-edge, hands-on, and engaging project for students to learn a variety of STEM subjects such as plant science, coding, operation of CNC equipment, electronics, and hardware engineering just scratch the surface.

Jay Blogs – A Grace-Filled Approach to STEM

Jay Blogs – A Grace-Filled Approach to STEM

I am sometimes asked why we make such a heavy financial investment in what, over the past decade or so, has come to be known as “STEM”-science, technology, engineering, and math-here at Grace. Others have asked why we don’t go even more “all in,” focusing on STEM to...

Jay Blogs – Harder and Softer

Jay Blogs – Harder and Softer

I’ve been in a reflective mood this week, because it has been nearly one year to the day since COVID turned our world upside down. A year ago, I was on a Go Week trip with our seniors in Washington D.C. Little did I know that when we landed back home at Love Field,...

STEM – 3D Printing

STEM – 3D Printing

Challenged to design & build a useful item for a neighbor, students began working on items like tool organizers, storage containers, Oreo dunking forks, phone charging stations & fish bait. Armed with access to multiple 3D printers, students brought their...

Why We Love Grace

Why We Love Grace

Grace Community School: WHERE the whole student is developed according to his or her gifts, talents, and passions and equipped to discover and live out God’s unique purposes for his or her life. GCS High School teacher and coach tells us why he loves Grace....