With the coming of Spring, we have an exciting variety of extracurricular programs available for students, from track and field, to basketball camp, to art. If any of these activities interest your children, take a look at the information below! Registration forms will be sent home in agendas, if they have not already appeared.
We are happy to welcome new student Hannah Shi to the grade 4 classroom! Hannah is from China and she has already spent a day with us. I am sure students will give their best effort to make Hannah feel welcome.
April is re-enrollment month at GCS. As our school community continues to grow, it is increasingly important for families to pay their registration fees as early as possible. Please see Ms. Fanning in the office to make your $200 re-enrollment payment.
Mathletics March Mathness Competition
The results are in! We are pleased to announce that GCS ranked 16th in the country, out of 890 schools that participated in the March Mathness Competition! On average, students earned 5259 points throughout the month. Congratulations to those who scored the highest in each class: Channing G. (grade 1), Lawrence C. (grade 2), Julie X. (grade 3), Max P. (grade 4), Avah B. (grade 5), and Jayden S. (grade 6). Well done, mathletes!
Spring Training Camps
In preparation for upcoming athletic programs at GCS, students in grades 3-6 are invited to participate in Spring Training Camps to refine their fitness skills, strength, and endurance. Camps will run Mondays and Thursdays until April 11, from 3:15 – 4:00 in the school gymnasium.
We are thankful for our parent volunteers who have committed to running two basketball camps this year. Camps will run on Wednesdays from April 17- May 15. The grade 1-4 camp will be held at GCS from 3:15-4:15 with Mrs. Able, while students in grades 5-8 will require drives to ICS to participate in their camp from 3:30-5:00 with Mr. Rancourt. More information regarding these camps will be sent home later this week.
Track & Field Training
On Mondays and Fridays, starting April 15, Track and Field practices will be held from 3:15-4:00 at GCS. Students in grades 3-12 are invited to participate and should come dressed in proper fitness attire and sneakers.
Plastic Canvas Craft Club
We are pleased to announce that GCS will be having an after school Plastic Canvas Craft Club for elementary students from Grades 3-6! Plastic canvas is a craft material used as an introduction to cross-stitch and needlepoint. Students will create designs with yarn and canvas in a fun, relaxing environment.
When: Tuesdays from April 9th to May 21st (not on April 30th)
Cost: $20.00 (materials provided)
Who: Students in Grades 3-6; maximum of 10 students
Please email any questions to me, Mrs. Bouter, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Art Club
Also on the docket, GCS is hosting a Spring Art Club for upper elementary students!
When: Thursdays from April 25th – May 5th
Where: Art Room
Who: Students in Grades 4-6
If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Effie Able at email@example.com.
Family Fun Run
Attention Knights! Are you ready to get fit and have some fun? The GCS Family Fun Run is coming up very soon! Grace Christian School will be hosting their annual Family Fun Run, which is a 5k running/walking event that encourages physical fitness in our school and brings the community together, on Saturday, May 4th. Registration forms have been sent home with your children, with early registration resulting in a discounted price. Please return the form and money to your students’ homeroom teachers. All the proceeds will go towards our Plant a Seed Campaign. We hope to see you all there at the GCS Family Fun Run!
Wednesday – Penmanship Test 4
Friday – Math Test 11, Spelling Test 23
Students, keep in mind that the long passage of Romans 12:9-18 is due to be recited in Bible class on April 30th.
April 17 – Report Cards/Parent-Teacher Conferences
April 18 – Parent-Teacher Conferences (no school)
April 19 – Good Friday (no school)
April 22 – Easter Monday (no school)
May 3 – Professional Development Day (no school)
May 4 – Family Fun Run
May 20 – Victoria Day (no school)