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Friday, October 20, 2017
FALL PICTURE DAY
Students may dress up for picture day on October 25th . This is a free dress down day. Students need to follow the dress code in the handbook.
We have made a few changes to our website; we have taken down the “calendar at a glance”, and now have just one active calendar. In addition, we have added a “news you can use” section and will be posting these weekly to our website. In order to see the new changes you will need to refresh your browser or delete your history/cookies.
Report cards will be emailed out on Thursday, October 26th.
GCS WINTER SPORTS UPDATE
Tryouts for MS Basketball will be as follows:
- MS Boys – October 25 – (Wed) – 3:30 – 5:00
- MS Girls – October 26 – (Thur) – 3:15 – 4:30
- MS Teams will officially start practice on Monday, October 30th
- JV/Varsity Teams – will be on Monday, October 30th – Girls will practice from 5:00 until 7:30/Boys from 3:30 until 5:30
- All paperwork (including physicals) must be submitted by Monday, October 30th
ELEMENTARY CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
This year our annual Christmas Program is themed as “In A Galilee Far Far Away”. This will take place on Thursday, December 7th. Please see the attached letter for important information regarding costumes, times, etc.
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
Conferences will be held on Monday, October 30th and Tuesday, October 31st for elementary students. Please sign up with your child’s elementary teacher. MS/HS conferences will be held on Tuesday, October 31st only. If you would like a conference with a MS/HS teacher, please email them directly to schedule a time.
SENIOR CLASS FUNDRAISER
The senior class of 2018 is raising funds for their senior missions trip to Panama! They are currently selling fresh fruit directly from the groves of Florida. If you would like pricing information please e-mail email@example.com. The deadline to order is Wednesday, October 25th. Delivery will be before Thanksgiving – perfect for holiday gift baskets!
ONE BIG PARTY
Get ready for the best Halloween Party in Sanford! Join us for this family event on Tuesday, Oct. 31st from 6 pm to 8 pm. Check out all that’s going on:
TRUNK OR TREAT (tons of candy) for anyone in a costume!
CONTESTS with BIG prizes
Middle and High School Age PARTY in the gym featuring Just Dance, Costume Party, Dodgeball, 9-square & more!
We are in need of people to volunteer to decorate their trunk and pass out candy. Candy will be provided by Grace Chapel Church. Trunks will be judged on best decorated with the winner receiving a $100 VISA gift card! To enter, go to https://grace018.wufoo.com/forms/zc8iywb18k5vzp/
DATES TO REMEMBER:
October 20th – ES Grandparents day
- End of marking period 1
October 25th – Fall picture day, free dress down day
October 30th – Elementary parent conferences, ½ day for Elementary students, full day for MS/HS students
October 31st – Parent/teacher conferences, ½ day for ALL School
November 10th – Jump rope for heart
November 15th – Dress down day
November 17th– progress reports
November 21st – ½ day all school
November 22nd– 24th – Thanksgiving break
Thanks for being a great school family!!