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End of Quarter 1

2018-10-28T12:13:37+00:00October 28th, 2018|

It is hard to believe that one year ago this Tuesday, October 30th, we broke ground for our new academic wing at GCS.  The beautiful classrooms that our children are learning in each day are a true testimony to God's hand at work in our school community and the generosity of His people.  In [...]

Three Day School Week

2018-10-19T21:53:53+00:00October 19th, 2018|

It's hard to believe that we are just a few weeks away from the end of first quarter.  Please take note of the following announcements and important dates. ACSI Convention – No School Each member of the GCS team is committed to professional excellence and seeks to improve their teaching skills through professional development [...]

Science & Technology Week

2018-10-11T15:22:08+00:00October 11th, 2018|

Science and Technology Week – October 15-19 It’s that time of year again when staff and students of GCS celebrate our Creator and the wonder of science! We have lots of activities planned for next week, including a Let's Talk Science Presentation, a robotics demonstration, a coding and mapping activity as we prepare to navigate [...]

Happy Thanksgiving

2018-10-06T09:03:37+00:00October 6th, 2018|

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. (1 Chronicles 16:34) We have so much to be grateful for in this life, but the reality is that sometimes we forget to pause and give thanks for all that God has done, and continues to do in our lives. One of the many blessings I [...]

Weekly Update From Grade 6

2018-09-28T21:05:25+00:00September 28th, 2018|

How can it be October already?  Here are just a few announcements to keep you informed about the weeks ahead: Elementary Cross Country Event: Students in grades 3-6 will be participating in an upcoming Cross Country Meet on Wednesday, October 10th.  Additional information will be sent home with your child in the coming week [...]

4 Day Week Ahead

2018-09-21T19:46:46+00:00September 21st, 2018|

Once again, it has been a fantastic week of learning.  I have especially enjoyed watching my students consider the true sacrifices made on the behalf of all Canadians throughout our studies of World War One.  It has also been exciting to see them embrace the challenges of studying genetics in science class and hearing [...]

Gearing Up For Week Two

2018-09-14T19:57:55+00:00September 14th, 2018|

What a fantastic first full week back to school.  The students in Gr 6 have been working hard this week as they reviewed foundational concepts in Math & Language and were introduced to new and exciting units of study in Science & History.  While some of you are questioning the lack of homework each [...]

New Year, New Infrastructure

2018-09-11T12:13:30+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Back to school was extra special for the students of Grace Christian School last week. The first seeds were sown over 35 years ago when some faithful men and women believed in the ideals of educating children in a Christ-centered environment. Throughout its history, Grace Christian School has established strong roots in the Island’s [...]

What’s Happening In Grade 6

2018-09-07T22:05:10+00:00September 7th, 2018|

What an incredible crew of students I have the privilege to teach this year in Grade Six.   With students from 5 different countries inside the classroom, we will no doubt expand our global perspectives as we learn alongside one another.  Each week throughout the school year be sure to check in to see what's happening [...]

Let The School Year Begin

2018-09-05T12:51:32+00:00September 5th, 2018|

Welcome back to school GCS Family, As you prepare for the first day of classes, take a moment and reflect on what an incredible blessing it is to be part of a school community that partners with you to develop children who are spiritually, academically, emotionally, physically and socially mature for the glory of [...]