GCS News

GCS News

The latest news and posts from around Grace Community School.

Jay Blogs – The Silver Bullet

Jay Blogs – The Silver Bullet

My youngest daughter is a senior in high school, and entering the second semester of her senior year has me both nostalgic and reflective.  Some days I wish I could turn back time– those nights together on their beds, smelling their freshly washed hair, dinner, baths,...

Elementary Night at the Basketball Games

Elementary Night at the Basketball Games

Elementary Night at GCS Basketball games on Friday! Come and enjoy free popcorn, games at halftime of the JV Boys and Varsity Girl's games, and a "victory line" at the runout for the Varsity Boy's game.

Grace Cougar Experience

Grace Cougar Experience

Grace students are welcome to invite 6th -12th grade potential GCS students to visit Grace Community School on Friday, January 31st to experience student life, academics, and Christian distinctiveness. To register for the upper campus, click here. GCCS students are...

Town Hall Meetings

Town Hall Meetings

Please make plans to attend one of the town hall meetings with GCS Head of School, Jay Ferguson, Ph.D. We have scheduled three different times in hopes that everyone can attend one. The first gathering is on January 28th at 11:30 am, and the second on January 29th at...

Jay Blogs – Staying the Course

Jay Blogs – Staying the Course

We’re entering into the “dog days” of new year’s resolutions.  Whether it’s eating differently (that’s one of mine), hitting the gym, managing finances better, or anything else, auspicious beginnings and fresh starts follow a familiar pattern. First, there’s the...

Jay Blogs – Growing into the New Year

Jay Blogs – Growing into the New Year

The new year is such a great time to reset. It’s a time when so many of us make resolutions, things we’d like to do better in the future. In When: Scientific Secrets for Perfect Timing, author Daniel Pink calls times like the new year a “temporal landmark:” a time...

Jay Blogs – Family History

Jay Blogs – Family History

Christmas is a time for getting the whole family together.  For many, that can be both a good and a bad thing. Let’s face it, for many of us, our families are crazy. Some people tell me I have a loud voice. I come by it honestly. My dad’s family are big, boisterous...

Jay Blogs – A Life of Mystery

Jay Blogs – A Life of Mystery

I really like mystery novels. Or, Christoper Nolan movies, like Memento, Inception, and Interstellar. Or, even the earlier movies of M. Night Shyamalan, including The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, and Signs.  If you’ve never seen these (and most aren’t suited for younger...

Let Us Run With Endurance – Joy Ramey, Class of 2011

Let Us Run With Endurance – Joy Ramey, Class of 2011

Joy Ramey’s story is one of resilience, strength, and what she claims as “God’s relentless faithfulness” to her. Upon her graduation from Grace in 2011, Joy went on to attend Baylor University. During the spring break of her senior year, she was unexpectedly diagnosed...

Our Story, His Glory – by David Fraga, Class of 2013

Our Story, His Glory – by David Fraga, Class of 2013

Grace Community School invested 14 years into my life, that I could never count the cost or have the right words to express my gratitude. After graduating from Grace, I was led to Dallas Baptist University, and decided to pursue a business undergraduate degree in...

Jay Blogs – In Peace

Jay Blogs – In Peace

If you were in church this past Sunday, and if your church observes Advent, you know that the candle you all lit this week is known as the Candle of Peace. What immediately springs to mind when I think of peace is absence of conflict, mostly in earthly form: John...

Jay Blogs – The Power of Advent

Jay Blogs – The Power of Advent

One of the things I’ve come to appreciate over the years of working in a school is its seasons.  As philosopher Jamie Smith has pointed out, each institution, whether the practice of law I came from, or the educational system I came to, has its own liturgies, its own...