Amazing GRACE | April 22, 2023


Weekly Updates...

Book Fair: Lower Campus

Lower Campus families are invited to shop the Book Fair from April 24th-27th from 2:15pm- 4:00pm- more information HERE.
This is a great opportunity to purchase the required summer reading for your student(s) and to stock up on fun summer reading materials. We will also have wish lists from your teacher(s) for books for their classrooms, as well as a wish list if you would like to donate a book to our library. 
We look forward to seeing you there! 

Student Council 2023-2024 Announcement

We are pleased to announce that the following students will be on Student Council for the 2023-24 school year:
President: Elle Robinson
Vice President: Steven McLeod
Secretary: Mycah Pitman
Treasurer: Katherine McKinley
Event Coordinators: Maddie Weyand and Ava Jenkins
Club Coordinator: Lily Harris
Class Representatives
12th Grade: John March and Max Tomlinson
11th Grade: Paige Evans
10th Grade: Kynndal Morris and Hudson Baker
9th Grade: Colinn Morris and Wyatt Savage
8th Grade: Isabela Pineda and Tierney Schwindt
7th Grade: Abigail Campbell and Zachary Taylor
Please join us in congratulating these student leaders!
We were very encouraged by how many incoming seventh graders wanted to run for student council and by how close the election was among these students. As such, we are also excited to announce that incoming seventh graders Caroline Reddersen and Liam Hartley will be on the Student Council's new Student Morale and Encouragement Committee. As a part of being on this committee, they will get the opportunity to offer ideas and participate in things the Student Council does to encourage the student body on the Upper Campus. 

GCS 7th Graders Helped Rise Against Hunger

Last week, our GCS 7th grade students participated in a community service event. During second or third period, students worked together to pack meals for Rise Against Hunger, "a global movement to end hunger by empowering communities, nourishing lives and responding to emergencies." We were excited for our middle school students to have this opportunity as a grade level to serve and give back in this meaningful way.
Second Semester Exam Schedule
Upper Campus students - you can find the exam schedule for second semester here.

Work at GRACE: Employment Opportunities

Do you, or would someone you know, like to work at GRACE? We have a handful of openings right now that we'd love to fill with the right candidate, including: 
  • High School English
  • High School Math
For more information or to apply, click here. You can also contact [email protected] for more information. 
GRACE Parent Education
All GRACE parents are invited to attend a Lunch and Learn session with Dr. Hawley on Wednesday, April 26 from 11:15 am- 12:15 pm in the Upper Campus chapel. Dr. Hawley will discuss the Social Emotional Learning needs of students across the grade levels. Bring your lunch to attend the session in person or join virtually from your home or office. We're looking forward to a time learning together as we navigate Christian parenting together.

Gear Shifters Creative Lego Building Contest: K-6th Graders

How would you like to see your own LEGO® Design showcased at the largest LEGO® Fan Convention in Raleigh? Then join Gear Shifters STEM Explorers for the ultimate LEGO® Building Contest Challenge! Use your imagination to  create your own unique design, whether it’s a vehicle, structure, nature scene or fantasy build, or a design using Technic®  elements or with motors and batteries. If your student is interested, see this flyer for more info.

Student Service Opportunities

Duke Games
Duke football starts in the fall, and I am attaching the schedule and sign-up genius in case any of the kids want to sign up. They require an email address from them and a background check (if they are 16 years of age or older) by beginning of August if they want to participate.
DejaVu Thrift Opportunities
1301-B Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606
*Any Tuesday - Friday - after school until 6 pm
*They cannot work Saturdays unless they email me first for prior approval at [email protected]* I have one Saturday a month that I have an adult supervisor and can have teens come work.
*We are closed on Sundays and Mondays.