GCS News

GCS News

The latest news and posts from around Grace Community School.

Operation Christmas Child

Grace Community High School is the East Texas drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. National Collection Week is November 12th - 19th and Grace High School Collection Center hours are 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM on...

Jay Blogs- Grace and Truth, Part I

As I’m writing this, we’re all reeling from the aftermath of another contentious election. Politics has always been a dirty business, to be sure, but I don’t remember it having such a bitter, vitriolic tone when I was young. I agree with what others have said: when...

Cougar Crossover Coffees

Parents of 5th and 8th graders are invited to visit with JH Principal Mr. Dirksen and HS Principal Mr. Benscoter. 8th Grade Cougar Crossover Coffee is on Friday, November 30th at 8:00 AM in the HS Library. This is for parents of 8th graders who will be encouraged and...

Mom Talk – November 15th

Mom Talk - Encouragement: The Art of Celebrating & Blessing Our Kids. Please join us for the Grace Community School Mom Talk on Thursday, November 15th from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM at the Lower Campus, Room 22. Our guest speakers, GCS Moms Ashley Ferguson and Shari...

Jay Blogs – Life Without You

It’s really hard to be a mom in today’s culture, even while living in Christian community. In some ways, it may actually be worse. Almost every mom I know fights the temptation to place these crushing expectations on themselves- to be, as one of my mom friends says,...

Jay Blogs – Incarnational Living

I cannot believe the end of the first nine weeks of school is already here. This school year has flown past, as school years so commonly do these days. Before long, Christmas will be upon us. When we speak of Christmas, we often do so in terms of the Incarnation- that...

Grace Community School & T.K. Gorman Presents One Act Plays

Grace Community School and Bishop T.K. Gorman High School theater departments will present their one act play performances on Saturday, November 3rd at 7:00 PM in the Burgess Auditorium. Grace Community School is presenting "What Remains" which won second place at the...

A Conversation with Rod Dreher

Grace Community School is proud to announce that we will be hosting a morning with Rod Dreher, author of the Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians In A Post-Christian Nation on Saturday, October 27th from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM at Grace Community School, 3215 Old...

Kindergarten Round-Up

The Kindergarten Round-Up dinner will begin at 5:30 PM on Thursday, October 25th. The “All About Grace” Program will be from 6:00 -7:00 PM. Prospective parents of Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten are invited to meet with the leadership team and learn more about...

Jay Blogs – A Father’s Cry Revisited

I’ve been writing this blog for about five years now. My biggest concern going in was that you would read it, consider the words God gave me each week, and think I was some kind of authority on parenting, or faith, or education, or anything other than a fellow...

Jay Blogs – In Wartime

When praying powerful prayers, we can expect spiritual attack. It is part of the life of the spirit, and we are spiritual beings. I think it is important to help our kids understand spiritual attack, and know how to call upon the name of the Lord. As the Lewis quote...

Kindergarten at Grace Community School

https://gracetyler.wistia.com/medias/dyr5rpqwb4 The Kindergarten Round-Up dinner will begin at 5:30 PM on Thursday, October 25th. The "All About Grace" Program will be from 6:00 -7:00 PM. Prospective parents of Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten are invited to meet...