February 11, 2020 | Amazing GRACE

February 11, 2020 | Amazing GRACE

LAST CALL FOR CELEBRATE GRACE

Step back into the 1920s and join us at Cypress Manor to experience a night full of jazz, feasting, and celebration as we come together to benefit the GRACE Annual Fund. This year’s Celebrate GRACE will be a night full of fun and surprises – and you will NOT want to miss out! In addition to a silent auction with exciting items available only to attendees to bid on, the evening will also feature a Live Painting by Bryn Gillette and live jazz by the Daze Work Band.

Tickets to this year’s event will go fast. So ladies and gents, be ready to get all dolled up with your 1920s-style get-ups or come dressed in black, white and gold business casual.

Grab your friends and reserve your free tickets today! RSVP DEADLINE IS THIS FRIDAY! (Singles, couples, and groups are all encouraged to attend.) If you are interested in serving as a table host(ess), email mbandy@gracechristian.net to sign up!We also NEED VOLUNTEERS to make the night a success! If you’d be willing to serve on our set-up, decoration or clean-up crew, sign up here.

CHIPOTLE SPIRIT NIGHT TONIGHT!

CELEBRATE GRACE ONLINE AUCTION!

Our HUGE Celebrate GRACE online auction is only a couple of weeks away! Want a sneak peek of some of the amazing items we have in store? Check them out here!

2020-2021 SCHOOL CALENDAR

We have released our 2020-2021 School Calendar. Click here to check it out!

ANNUAL PARENT SURVEY

The Parent Survey will be open through Sunday, February 16. Please use the following links to access the correct survey: 

For each child in grades TK-4. 

For each child in grades 5-6.

For each child in grades 7-12.UC COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY

Upper Campus Community Service day is Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Each year we send our high school students around the Triangle to serve local ministries and non-profits. We do this to equip, challenge and inspire our students to develop a heart of service and to impact the world for Christ.  Please mark your calendars. We will need parent volunteers to drive and help serve alongside our students. If you are interested in helping please email Gina DeBruhl at gdebruhl@gracechristian.net. More information to come!

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY

Juniors and seniors who need community service hours: Volunteers are needed for The Red Rose Benefit on Saturday, February 29th at Edenton Street United Methodist Church. The Red Rose Benefit is a dinner and silent auction fundraiser for the Ruth Sheets Adult Care Center. The Ruth Sheets Center provides day care for frail, senior adults. The event will run from 3:30-9:15 p.m. and students are needed to serve dinner and help with clean up. Interested in serving? Contact Pete Cotter at 919.218.5029 or pcotter@mdough.net.

YEARBOOK ORDERS 

Now is a great time to place your order for your GRACE 2019-2020 yearbook. To order, go to www.jostensyearbooks.com and search GRACE Christian in Raleigh, NC. You know you’re at the right place when you see the GRACE Eagle!

SHOUT-OUTS FOR SALE 

Don’t forget that you can put your mark on the 2019-2020 Yearbook with a SHOUT OUT. What’s a SHOUT OUT? It’s a 1-2 sentence statement from you that is printed in the yearbook. For only $5, you can have your words immortalized for years to come. You can thank a coach or a teacher, tell a friend how much they mean to you, or quote a favorite movie or TV show (appropriate for printing). Be clever because it is your SHOUT OUT. Print out the order form, write your statement on it, attach five dollars, give it to Miss Hawks, and you’re done. Please turn these in by the end of February. We look forward to seeing what you bring us.

GRACE Christian School’s Theatre Department will present Cinderella on March 5-7, 2020. This new adaptation by William Glennon is full of comedy, poignancy, charm, and enchantment in just the right amounts. Reviewers have commented that this is “the funniest and most enchanting version” of the beloved story available. Click here to purchase your tickets!

COMING UP

MOMENTS FOR MOMS
February 14 | 8:20 – 9:30 a.m.
This is a time for the women of GRACE to gather for fellowship, light refreshments, and an inspirational message “Love Letters from God” by guest speaker Michele Bandy. RSVP here.

EARLY RELEASE
February 14 
Early release for students; Staff in-service day.

NO SCHOOL: PRESIDENTS’ DAY
February 17
No school for staff and students. Presidents’ Day observed.

CELEBRATE GRACE
February 28
Join us for a roaring good time as we celebrate – ’20s style – GRACE Christian School. Tickets are going FAST – so reserve yours today. RSVP deadline is February 14th! Remember tickets are free, but reservations are required. Adults only!

SCHOOL SNAPSHOT

GRACE was privileged to host six schools at the ACSI District Spelling Bee on Friday, February 7. We’re so proud of all our students who competed – and many who will go on to compete in the regional spelling bee in Atlanta. Click here to read more!

Congratulations GRACE art students! We had 46 GRACE artworks, photographs, and graphic designs from middle school and high school students place in the 2020 Raleigh GFWC Arts Festival. Click here for the full list!