GCS News

GCS News

The latest news and posts from around Grace Community School.

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...

Spanish at Grace Elementary

Elementary Spanish at Grace provides exposure to vocabulary words, accent and culture.  Students learn units of words through listening and repeating, writing and spelling and interactive games!   To retain knowledge and maintain familiarity, students are encouraged...

Jay Blogs – Good Tired

I am worn out. As I write this on a Wednesday night, I can barely keep my eyes open. Maybe it’s because I’m pushing 50, but I’m just now realizing I don’t bounce back like I used to (insert knowing laughter of all 50+ year olds, and bored groans of anyone younger).  I...

Junior High Musical

The Grace Community School Junior High Musical, Mulan, Jr., will be on Thursday, Feb. 9th and 10th at 7:00 PM.  Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the...

Little Bo Peep – Feb. 7th

“One step at a time, with Jesus by my side” is the theme of the First Grade’s  Little Bo Peep performance. One of the highlights of First Grade  is sharing this message through the story of Little Bo Peep as she searches for her sheep with hopeful determination....

Jay Blogs- First Order Things

I have a very wise friend, a former chaplain at Covenant College and a writer. He wrote a book that has deeply and profoundly affected my faculty and me, impacting how we do much of what we do at Grace in what I pray are redemptive ways.  At a recent meeting, my...

Get your tickets to see Tim Tebow!

Grace Community School is bringing in Tim Tebow for a community-wide event at the CrossWalk Conference Center at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler on February 2nd.  Join us for “Celebrating Faith and Discovering Your Identity.” Everyone is invited and will want to...

Drawing for Autographed Tebow Jersey

Buy your tickets for a chance to win a Tim Tebow autographed football jersey. Tickets are 1 for $10, 12 for $100, or $25 for $200 and can be purchased at GCS administration office or from a Grace student. Drawing will be Feb. 2nd and you do not have to be present to...

TransCanada presents check to Grace Community School

Tim Fehr, Community Relations with TransCanada, presented a $5,000 check to Delisa Bice, Director of Fine Arts and Brian Benscoter, Principal at Grace Community High School.  The donation will go towards Grace Community High School’s Fine Arts...

Jay Blogs – Telling Kids They Stink

I’ve got a (late) New Year’s resolution to propose to all my fellow Generation Xer parents out there- let’s be better this year about telling our kids when they really stink at something. Maybe I’m still a little shellshocked by images of tender snowflake college...

Get your tickets to see Tim Tebow!

Grace Community School is bringing in Tim Tebow for a community-wide event at the CrossWalk Conference Center at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler on February 2nd.  Join us for “Celebrating Faith and Discovering Your Identity.” Everyone is invited and will want to...