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Grace Weekly Bulletin-August 16, 2018

All School News…



Moms In Prayer

Moms In Prayer invites all moms, grandmoms, aunts or any lady to join us to pray for our kids, school, faculty, staff and administrators every Tuesday  morning at 8:15 am  in the Barbershop Room located in the GBA Lower School. We will also meet the First Friday  of each month at 12:15 pm  in the Barbershop Room. Bring your lunch, and join us as we pray! For more information, please contact Jenn Campbell at 423-903-5805.


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Prayer Walk

All parents, students, faculty, staff and administrators are invited to the  All-School Prayer Walk on Thursday, August 23, at 6:30 p.m.  The walk is sponsored by Moms in Prayer and Grace Parent Association. Please meet outside the GBA Middle School office for a list of prayer needs and instructions.

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Scrip

Why not start this Schol year off with a commitment to use Grace Academy's   Scrip   Gift Card Program!  We promise it is the easiest way for everyone to raise money for GBA!  If you have used the program before you know how easy it is:  place your order online at   shopwithscrip.com   and bring your payment (cash or check) to the financial office. By  Tuesday  morning then pick up your cards  on Thursday  afternoon.  You can also stop in and get Scrip2Go Cards (cash & carry) from the Financial office anytime.  We keep WalMart, Panera, Chick fil A and other cards in stock for your convenience.    Every time you purchase a gift card from us, Grace Academy receives a percentage of that purchase from the Great Lakes   Scrip   Company.

If you have never used our Scrip  Gift Card Program follow these easy steps and start today!

· Go to www.shopwithscrip.com and click on the gray ‘Register” link.

· On the next page choose ‘Join a Scrip  Program’.

· Enter the Grace Academy Enrollment Code when registering: FEB7551L218L8

· Follow the instructions to complete the enrollment process.

· Once you’ve registered you are ready to click on the ‘Shop’ tab on the home page.


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Private Music Lessons 

Grace Academy provides a unique opportunity for students to engage in private music lessons before, during, or after school hours from qualified teachers with a degree.  We offer lessons for guitar and ukulele, bass guitar, piano, voice, and woodwind instruments.  The cost is $300/semester for 15 lessons. ($600/year)

You can sign up for lessons for the 2018 school year by using this link:   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeszTBgtiBmCH915oumi5QroxF7zBkDomHIELNheTeUmZDzZA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Private Instructors

Cindy Beirne – Piano and Voice

Melissa Ferrel- Piano and Voice

Clay Fissel – Woodwinds, Beginner Guitar, and Bass Guitar

Nathaniel Haston- Guitar and Ukulele

Bonnie King- Piano

Stephanie Randall- Piano

Questions can be directed to Melissa Ferrel, Private Studies Coordinator, at [email protected].

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My Hot Lunchbox is excited for another great year of delivering school lunch! Due to major improvements we have made this Summer you will need to create a new account. Please note, whichever email address you use for account creation will be the email that receives all communications from My Hot Lunchbox. ALL credits will roll over from last year after you create your account. 


Check out the attached flyers to see what is new and instructions on creating your account today!


KEEPING YOU INFORMED...


GRACE PARENT ASSOCIATION



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Back to School Bash 2018 

Mark your calendars now for Saturday, August 25th from 4-7pm ! The Grace Parent Association will be hosting a Back to School Bash with FUN for the entire family!!  See the attached flyer for details & sign-up to help volunteer:  Back to School Bash

HS Gym: 1/2 court Basketball & 1/2 court Volleyball
Soccer Field: Inflatables, Games, 9 Square in the Air
Soccer Showdown: Lower School Teachers vs Students 4:30pm
Softball Showdown: Upper School Teachers vs Students 5:30pm

Admission $5/person or $30 Max/Family and will include 1 Meal Ticket for a Hamburger or Hot Dog, Chips & Fountain Drink.
Children 4 & under FREE & 1 Child Meal Ticket
Grace Teachers with Photo ID - FREE & 1 Meal Ticket


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GPA Membership

The Grace Parent Association would love to have every family & teacher join GPA this year.
Complete the attached GPA Membership form & turn into any school office. 
This year's GPA membership will be $30 and will include a Grace Academy car magnet.  Join by August 24th  to have your name included in a drawing for a Grace Spirit basket. Drawing will be held on August 24th  during Half-Time of the HS Football game.  


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GPA Facebook Group

Please join our Facebook Group so that you can stay informed about All Things Grace:  Facebook - Grace Parent Association
You will find pictures from the New Parent Ice Cream social, GPA event details for the Back to School Bash, & a Grace family community to help answer questions.