Arts

Peter Pan Auditions

The GRACE Christian School Theatre Department is excited to announce that auditions for Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie will take place on August 3rd and August 4th at 4:00pm in room 204 at the Upper Campus. Actors may choose one audition date and will not asked to attend both.

Auditions are open to all 6th-12 grade students.There is NO need to prepare a monologue, all actors will be asked to complete a cold reading from the script.

The first rehearsal will be held on August 7, 2017 from 3:00-5:00. Tech week and Show dates run from October 1st-16th, 2017. Please email JHartley@GRACEChristian.net with any questions. 

 

Barnes & Noble Book Fair

Our annual Barnes & Noble Book Fair (760 SE Maynard) will be held on THURSDAY, April 27th and FRIDAY, April 28th. Student art will be on display! Pre-ordered cupcakes will be decorated at the cupcake station. Talon will be in the store both days after school as well at the performances listed below:

Thursday, April 27th

  • 3:30 – TK-2nd Grade Chorus (L. Wells)
  • 3:45 – Elementary chorus (E. Kaehler)
  • 4:00 – Storytime (C. Gehringer)

Friday, April 28th

  • 3:30 -Storytime (D. O’Brien)
  • 4:00 – Kirsten’s 5th Grade Band (K. Wray)
  • 4:30 – Theatre and Dance (J. Hartley)

Barnes and Noble will have the books on the summer reading lists in stock as well as wishlist titles to donate to our grade level classrooms and our libraries.

Any purchase at the Barnes & Noble Book Fair will allow us to purchase needed resources for each library. The TK-6 library will strengthen its collection of biographies and diverse books on different reading levels, as well as Guinness World Record books (which our students LOVE to check out!).

Your support of the GRACE library is greatly appreciated! Online  and in-store purchases both benefit GRACE. Use our book fair number 12127932 when making your purchase. THANK YOU for your support!!

 

Art Festival Winners

Congratulations to the eight GRACE artists who placed in the GFWC State Art Competition.  This is the final GFWC Art Competition and includes the best artworks from the State of North Carolina.  All contestants in the State Competition had advanced by previously placing first or second in the Raleigh Competition and first in the District VI Competition.  

  • Mary German – 2nd Ceramics
  • Alex Campbell – 2nd Wood
  • Rachael Litavecz – 3rd Nature
  • Jane O’Hannigan – 3rd Dye
  • Emma Cole – 1st Beadwork
  • Hannah Lucas – 1st Jewelry
  • Austin Davis – 2nd Glass
  • Kathryn Robinson – 3rd Sculpture

ACSI Festival Results

Congratulations to all the students who participated in the March 10th ACSI Fine Arts Festival and Math Olympics at North Raleigh Christian Academy.

Math Olympics

  • 4th place (3rd grade computation):  Mason Hess
  • 1st place (3rd grade computation):  Elise Hardy
  • 2nd place (3rd grade reasoning):  Kennedy Barnes
  • 2nd place (5th grade computation):  Anna Garrett
  • 3rd place (5th grade reasoning):  Hannah Bradley
  • 3rd place (6th grade computation):  Payton Chapman
  • 1st place (8th grade computation):  Gray Carter

Choral Festival

  • Middle School Vocal Ensemble–Superior
  • High School Vocal Ensemble—Superior
  • 6th Grade Vocal Ensemble—Superior

Band Festival

  • High School Band – Superior
  • High School Brass Quintet – Excellent
  • 7th/8th Grade Band – Excellent
  • 6th Grade Band – Excellent

Art Festival

GOOD

  • Jennings Fitzhugh (3rd)
  • Lea Deguzman (3rd)
  • Patrick Walters (3rd)
  • Addie Murray (3rd)
  • Cecilia Mendez (3rd)
  • Joel Davenport (4th)
  • Zoe Meeson (4th)
  • Aubrey Lodholz (4th)
  • Addison Tew (4th)
  • Gabrielle Morris (4th)
  • Kathryn Howell (4th)
  • Evan Lin-Zufall (4th)
  • Jacob Hartley (4th)
  • Caleb Hickman (5th)
  • Peyton Posadas (5th)
  • Graham Malacinski (5th)
  • Caroline Murray (5th)
  • Avrie Lanning (5th)
  • Paige Moore (5th)
  • Sophia Taylor (5th)
  • Eliza Olive (5th)
  • Taylor Fontaine (5th)
  • Landon Wheeler (6th)
  • Payton Chapman (6th)
  • Alyssa Tucker (6th)
  • Ava Mendez (7th)
  • Kiara Azamar  (7th)
  • Alexa Pibl  (12th)

EXCELLENT

  • Makena Markey (2nd)
  • Alex Hawley (4th)
  • Grayson Sullivan (4th)
  • Giselle Nico (4th)
  • Hannah Taylor (4th)
  • Katie Murray (5th)
  • Hannah Bradley (5th)
  • Briana Taylor (5th)
  • McKenna Burford (6th)
  • Thomas Rhoads(7th)
  • Hannah Fetterolf (7th)
  • Sophia DeBruhl (8th)
  • Olivia Culverhouse (8th)
  • Christina Saenz (8th)
  • Lee Robinson (9th)
  • Ellie McNair  (10th)
  • Molly Church (10th)
  • Hanna Roberson (10th)
  • Olivia Payne (11th)
  • Chloe Gower (11th)
  • Emma Cole (12th)
  • Corey Zucco (12th)

SUPERIOR

  • Cassie Collier (2nd)
  • Katie Tharrington (2nd)
  • Sloan Plantan (2nd)
  • Piper Riggs (2nd)
  • Micah Solomon (2nd)
  • Aurora Harris (2nd)
  • Walker Hawley (2nd)
  • Addison Wheeler (4th)
  • Kitty Brooks (4th)
  • Sage Collier (4th)
  • Evelyn Hawkes (8th)
  • Mia Glenn (8th)
  • Madison Russell (8th)
  • Leah Bittler (9th)
  • Rebecca Sharda (9th)
  • Lily Rutledge (9th)
  • Sofia Pinzauti (11th)
  • Rachael Litavecz (11th)
  • Maggie Royce(11th)
  • Lela Arruza (10th)
  • Alex Campbell (12th)
  • Hayden Hughes (12th)
  • Eli Padden (12th)
  • Margaret DeBruhl (12th)
  • Sabine Buhrer (12th)
  • Brenna Smith  (12th)
  • Hannah Lucas (12th)
  • Reece Goodman (12th)

BEST IN SHOW

  • Aurora Harris (2nd grade) received a Best in Show award for her chalk pastel snowman drawing!
  • Lela Arruza (10th grade) received a Best in Show award for her origami turtle
  • Alex Campbel (12th grade) received a Best in Show award for his large spray painting “Love is Lawless”