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Amazing GRACE | April 13, 2021

Amazing GRACE
 
 
CELEBRATE-GRACE
 

Start your bidding... the Celebrate GRACE Auction is live!

Comprehensive orthodontic treatment? Mountain getaway? Private concerts? Golf outing? We have all that and more up for bid in this year's Celebrate GRACE auction! This is your chance to win some amazing items while supporting the GRACE Annual Fund - a true win-win! And as an extra incentive to bid early, anyone who registers and bids on an item by April 19th will be entered into a drawing to win (2) 60-minute massages, facials, or total body stretches from Massage Envy (Crabtree or Holly Springs location only) -- a prize valued at $130!
 
What are you waiting for... start bidding now! The online auction will run until April 24th.
 
Additionally, we are looking for volunteers to help distribute winning items after the auction closes. If you'd like to volunteer, please sign up here.
 

GRACE Theatre presents... A Midsummer Night's Dream

On April 17th at 7:00 p.m., the GRACE theatre department will be live-streaming our performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. To tune in, please use this link.  
 

Reserve your free tickets to Celebrate GRACE 

The sixth annual Celebrate GRACE, an adults-only virtual gala to benefit the GCS Annual Fund, will be taking place on April 24, 2021. Due to the current circumstances surrounding COVID, this year's fundraising event will be held virtually. Individuals can view the gala at home or small groups can participate and view together at an outdoor porch-patio-style small group gathering at individual homes. Home gala parties of 8 or more will receive a boxed catered meal to enjoy together.

You are invited to serve as a host home, attend in-person at a small gathering gala party, or view the gala virtually at home. Reservations are required to attend in-person home gala parties. Indicate your intention to attend or serve as a host home by making your reservation today.

GRACE Prom 2021: Garden of Serenity

GRACE 11th and 12th Grade Students: The Junior Class of GRACE Christian School proudly presents: Prom 2021 – "Garden of Serenity" on Saturday, May 1 from 7:00-11:00 PM at the North Carolina State University Club. Formal attire is required and light refreshments will be provided. Tickets can now be purchased online for $40 each beginning and will go up to $45 starting April 22-29. All attending students and their parents will need to sign a  Prom COVID-19 Waiver for the NC State Club and GRACE and turn it into the front desk by Wednesday, April 28. In addition, all students attending are required to submit a negative PCR COVID test within 3 days of prom to Mrs. Natalie Morreale, School Nurse, by Friday, April 30 at NMorreale@gracechristian.netHere is the link for free Wake county testing.

Order your GCS Yearbook!

The staff of The Torch has completed the yearbook and submitted it for publication. Make sure to order yours by going to www.jostensyearbooks.com and searching for GRACE Christian Raleigh. You'll know you are in the right place when you see the G-Eagle. If you cannot remember whether you have placed an order, contact Miss Hawks at bhawks@gracechristian.net and she would be happy to look it up for you.

GRACE Christian Blood Drive

GRACE is hosting a Blood Drive with The Blood Connection on April 21st from 2 - 7 p.m. Parents are welcome to join before or after carpool or athletics. All donors will receive a $20 gift card. For more information, including how to make an appointment, click here.

Congrats Math-letes!

Congratulations to all our GCS students who represented the school in the ACSI Math Olympics. The following students placed in their respective categories, so an extra congrats goes to them!  
 
Computation Category
*Denotes medal winner; score was 85% or higher

Grade 3: 1st place (tie): Nash Hain*, 2nd place (tie): Nathan Schwartzburg

Grade 4: 3rd place:  Addison Vercellino

Grade 7: 5th place:  Elise Hardy

Grade 8: 4th place:  Haolin Li, 5th place:  David Griffith

Reasoning Category
*Denotes medal winner; score was 85% or higher

Grade 3: 3rd place: Caiden Dewey

Grade 4: 4th place (tie): Zachary Taylor, 5th place (tie): Sutton Vallecorse

Grade 5: 5th place: Milana Morreale

Grade 6: 1st place: Weston Marrow*

Grade 8: 4th place: Kate McKinley