September Update
September 1, 2017
Marilyn Dayton

Great First Week!

We have had a great first week at GCA. The students have adjusted so well to the staff and the new routines. Parents, we thank you for all you have done to help us get this school year off to such a wonderful start.

Back-to-School Night

September 14th

Back-to-School Night will be on Thursday, September 14th from 6:30-8:00 pm. We will be offering child care for ages 2 years old to 12 years old.  During that meeting, parents will receive important information from the classroom teachers.

ACSI "Raising Up!" Giving Day

September 26th

GCA will be participating in ACSI's nationwide Giving Day on Tuesday, September 26th--a targeted 24-hour period during which our school and ACSI will be raising funds together. Five percent of the funds will go towards the ACSI Global Fund which serves Christian schools in over 100 countries. It is a “crowdfunding” online giving opportunity which will help GCA to continue to offer a quality educational program at a more affordable cost to families. GCA would like to designate a portion of any funds raised to purchase additional STEM equipment. Already, an anonymous donor has given a $3000 matching challenge. More details to come.

Band Classes

$50 discount if registered by Friday, September 22nd

Keyboard Classes - offered for students in grades 2 and above, on Mondays starting at 2:30 pm

Band Classes - offered for students in grades 4 and above, on Mondays starting at 2:30 pm

The band instructor will be available for Back-to-School Night, or you can get more information at

Drone Class

September 13th

As part of our STEM program, the students in grades 5-7 will be having a Drone Class with Marv Evans from Xactec, Inc. Students will learn the components and applications, and each student will have a “flight” experience.

Important Dates

September 14th – Back-to-School Night, 6:30-8:00 pm

September 26th – Raise Up! Giving Day

September 27th – Early dismissal at noon, teacher inservice in the afternoon, childcare will be provided

September 29th – School Colors Day-Students may show school spirit by wearing clothing that is our school colors: green, blue, white, and yellow. They are not required to wear uniforms on that day.

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