GCS News

GCS News

The latest news and posts from around Grace Community School.

Jay Blogs – Finishing Well

History is filled with auspicious beginnings and ignominious finishes.  Do you remember that Joe Montana’s last seasons were as a Kansas City Chief, rather than as a 49er? Most people don’t. Or, that O.J. Simpson, who had a brilliant career as a Bill, ended up with...

The Big 3 of College Admissions, Part 2 of 3

Here in the second of our three-part series on the most important components of the college admissions formula, let’s address the factor that seems to generate the most frustration and anxiety – the college admissions exams.  That’s right, we’re talking about the SAT...

Jay Blogs – Life Together

If you’re around me or around this school for any length of time, you’ll hear us constantly harping on the importance of community. One of the greatest strengths of Grace is the sense of community that exists within our school and among our faculty and families. It is...

Portrait of an Elementary Graduate

For the next few weeks, we are going to look at the Portrait of an Elementary Graduate. At Grace Community School, “Teaching Jesus” means, by faith, using every resource at our disposal to equip students to “Learn Jesus” as exemplified by the following descriptors...

Jay Blogs – Making Memories of Us

I don’t know if the rest of y’all are being stalked and tortured by Shutterfly like I am, but this travesty has got to stop!  I mean, here I am, sitting in my office, minding my own business, trying to be productive and earn my keep around here, and out of nowhere it...

Junior High Drama

Grace Community School Junior High Drama Department proudly presents The Curious Savage.  Performances will be on March 2nd and 3rd at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $5...

The Big 3 of College Admission, Part 1 of 3

What does it really take to get accepted into the college of your choice?  Truthfully, there are numerous variables that factor into the college admissions formula and affect the outcome of whether or not a particular student gets admitted.  In fact, there are so many...

Jay Blogs – Tricky Business

Serving the Lord is sometimes tricky business.  As in all things, we often get in the way. I was thinking about this the other day as I was spending some time alone with the Lord. I was up at school on a holiday, spending some extended time in prayer.  I was thinking...

Elementary Computer Lab

One of the favorite weeks of the year in our Elementary Computer Lab. The students participate with tens of millions of other students in the Hour of Code. Mrs. Hymer and Mrs. Green introduce the students to computer science and how fun and creative it is. These two...

Jay Blogs – From What to Why

When we adults talk to teenagers, whether our own or someone else’s, we most commonly engage them with questions like: “What college or university are you hoping to attend?” “What do you want to be when you grow up?” “What is your intended major?” “What activities do...