Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope you all enjoy the long weekend with friends and family.  I pray that you are able to take some time to reflect on the many ways God has blessed you.

Please take note of the following announcements:

No Class on Monday:

Just a reminder that Monday, Oct. 8th, is a Canadian holiday.  We will not have classes.  Classes will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 9th at 9:00 AM.

International Potluck Supper

Save the date! On October 17 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, all Grace Christian School and Grace Baptist Church families are welcome to join us for our fall potluck supper. Families that attend should bring a dish to share that will feed 6 – 8 people. If your last name begins with A – L, we ask that you bring a dessert or salad to share. If your last name begins with M – Z, please bring a main dish to share. GCS will supply the drinks and fun! There will ice-breaker games and prizes for getting to know the most new friends.

Mandarin Classes for English Speakers:
Interested in learning the most widely spoken language in the world? Want to communicate with one out of every six people and many of your GCS friends? We are pleased to announce that GCS will be having after school Mandarin classes for elementary students from Grades 1-6! In each lesson participants will learn simple Chinese dialogue, acquire new vocabulary used in school and everyday life, and interact with native Mandarin speakers. 
Where: Room 307
When: Thursdays for 9 weeks from October 11 – December 13 (not including October 25)
Time: 3:00-4:00
Cost: $25.00/session ($225 for all 9 weeks)
Who: Students in Grades 1-6; maximum of 20 students
Assignments and Assessments:
Friday:   Spelling Test # 2
Important Dates:

Oct 15 – 19 – Science & Technology Week
Oct 17 – International Potluck
Oct 19 – School Pictures
Oct 25-26 – ACSI Teacher Convention- No Class

Enjoy your week!

Mrs. Barton