GCS News

GCS News

The latest news and posts from around Grace Community School.

Best Joke Challenge

Want to win tickets for the WHOLE family to see More Laughs with Comedian Michael Jr? Now’s your chance! Introducing the “Best Joke Challenge.” Have your kiddo upload their best and funniest joke, challenge three of their friends or family, and use #weloveGCS to be...

Jay Blogs – State of the School

A few years ago, I started giving an address to our school family in the spring semester, a kind of “year in review” thing.  Several of my friends who are heads of school around the country gave similar addresses at their schools, and I thought it might be helpful and...

Kindergarten Coffee

Parents of kindergartners are invited to visit with Elementary Principal Mrs. Dozier on February 7th at 8:00 AM in the elementary cafeteria. This is for parents of kindergartners who want to learn more about the transition from kindergarten to 1st grade. To...

Jay Blogs – Changing the World

Christians and Christian schools have been in the news a lot lately. I was thinking about our role in this new culture in which we find ourselves, and I’m reminded of a blog I published a few years ago, in another tumultuous week. I hope it encourages you: There has...

Michael, Jr. is Back – March 26th

Please make plans to join us on Tuesday, March 26th at 6:00 PM at Green Acres Baptist Church CrossWalk Conference Center. Tickets go on sale February 21st. For sponsorship information, please contact, Courtney Mayfield, Director of Development at...

Jay Blogs – The Hope of the World

I’m normally not the guy who writes a blog on every current event. I don’t think my voice is ever the definitive one on any issue, and others seem to do that sort of thing better than I. But, I do know a thing or two about Christian schooling, and it has been in the...

Jay Blogs – What’s It All For?

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and I think we as Christians have it all messed up. I think we know we’re all often guilty of being influenced by what we refer to as “the world:” our broader, modern culture.  We assume its values as our own, often...

Jay Blogs – Getting Things Straight in the New Year

The other day, as I often do every January, I was reflecting on the new year. Like so many of us, I have my new years’ resolutions, too: things I’m going to do, ways I’m going to be a better version of me. My new year’s resolutions are so often doomed to failure,...

Cougar Experience – Jan. 18th

You’re invited to the 2019 Cougar Experience! Students in grades 1st – 11th grades can visit Grace Community School on Friday, January 18th and experience student life, academic, and Christian distinctiveness at a two-time National Blue Ribbon School. Every week we...

Day with Dyslexia

Come gain insight into what it feels like to live with dyslexia on Thursday, January 24th from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at the GCS High School Library. Attendees will experience two reading, two writing, and one processing simulation. The simulations are designed to help...

Classical School Cougar Experience & Coffee – Jan. 17th

Students are welcome to invite potential GCCS students in 1st - 8th grades to visit Grace Community School on Thursday, January 17th to experience student life, academics, and Christian distinctiveness. Parents are welcome to stay for coffee and visit with Karla...

Why We Give

In 2002, Jennifer and Billy Dan Carson enrolled their son, Ancel, in Grace Community School’s junior kindergarten program. As members of Grace Community Church, the Carson family chose Grace Community School because they sought congruency in their children’s home,...