May 11, 2018
You Don't Want To Miss Chapel This Week!
Following Chapel...
Did You Know Grace Offers Summer Camp?
Looking for a safe and fun place for your PK3-rising 4th grader to go this summer? Look no further! Grace will be offering 6 themed sessions of summer camp this year including:

Week 1: June 4-8 - Prehistoric Party Week
Week 2: June 11-15 - Food Fight Week
Week 3: June 18 - 22 - Mad Scientist Week
Week 4: June 25 - 29 - Great American Road Trip Week
**Camp will be closed from July 2 - July 20, 2018**
Week 5: July 23 - July 27 - Space Camp Week
Week 6: July 30 - August 3 - Ninja Warrior Week

If you're interested in your child participating, read the entire camp brochure for more details and complete the camp registration form . Please submit the completed form and payment to the front office to hold your child's place.
Thinking About Next Year's School Supplies Yet?
We are! Pre-order next year's school supplies for your child by visiting the link below. The sale runs through June 24, 2018. EPI will deliver your child's supplies to his/her classroom on the first day of school. No more trips to Target, fighting the crowds looking for the elusive orange folder with pockets AND prongs! Let EPI do the work for you. Plus, this is a small fundraiser for the school, so you're helping Grace out at the same time. It's a win for everyone.

Click HERE to order your supplies now! Use school code GRA791 to search for Grace's order page. Check out the video below to see how it all works.
Auction Goodies Still Available
We have a few items that are still available from the auction. If you are interested in purchasing anything listed below, please email Melissa with your purchase price.

Episcopal School of Jacksonville Football Summer Camp with Coach Brunell  - open to child in grades K-5 - dates are 6/4-6/8 - Fair Market Value is $250, Minimum bid was $50

Jumperz and Jeremiah's Ice Package 
5 J Buck cards - each J-Buck card is good for one small menu item.
Value pack for 4 players includes 2 battle blast games and 30 free tokens per player. Ages 7 to adult. Fair Market Value is $81, Minimum bid was $30.

Tag! Children's Museum  - 2 admissions to a workshop - expires 6/8/18 - Fair Market Value is $30, minimum bid was $10

Little Dancing Stars $100 gift certificate  - This is the preschool dance program that comes to campus for a dance class once a week. Fair Market Value is $100, minimum bid was $35

Personal Training with Coach Johnny  - you or your child and 4 friends can have your own personal training session with Coach Johnny- Fair Market Value is $100, minimum bid was $35

Botanicals for Children Workshop with Cassie Soule (Father Patrick's wife) - Concerned about using Tylenol because of liver safety? Don't want to use pharmaceuticals for ADHD? Looking for more natural options for your little ones? In this two hour workshop we will discuss safe and effective botanical remedies for a variety of childhood issues and illnesses.  Join Cassie as she presents natural options for the health and well being of our children. This workshop is open to any adult interested in participating. The workshop will be held in Benedict Hall at Grace Episcopal Church on Saturday, May 19 from 2 PM - 4 PM. Cost is $45 per person.

We also have some extra beverages from the auction available. Please email Melissa for details.
Seen Around Campus
Fisher and Garrett making marionettes in the Think Tank
5th graders enjoying a game of Spanish Monopoly they created
3rd graders on a field trip to the Mosely Farm
Lydia and Nikita found some GIANT carrots at the Farm
Actively listening to Josh's presentation
Elaina and her Florida project
Grace's awesome track team at their most recent meet
Rand posing with his Artist of the Week Certificate
Colin carefully petting a baby alligator on the Kindergarten field trip to Tree Hill Nature Center
Nick went to the state competition for National History Day
First graders made insects in the Think Tank
Kindergarten's last preschool chapel
Artist of the Week
Congratulations to our new Artist of the Week, from Mrs. Bennett's 5th grade class Josh J. Josh used colored pencil to draw a beautiful picture of a farm, featuring a cow, a horse, 3 pigs and a duck swimming in a pond. Josh, your artwork is awesome!
Reminders and Important Dates
  • PK3 - K Field Day is Wednesday May 23 from 11:30 - 12:30 PM.
  • PK3 - K Convocation is Thursday May 24th at 9:00 AM in Grace Episcopal Church. This is the last day of school for PK3 - Kindergarten. Students will be dismissed for the day immediately following Convocation. Extended Day will be open.
  • Closing Convocation for 1st - 8th grades and 8th Grade Graduation is Friday, May 25th at 10:00 AM in Grace Episcopal Church. This is the last day of school for 1st - 8th grade. Students will be dismissed for the day following Graduation. Afternoon Extended Day is closed.
  • If you would like to use Extended Day the following week (May 29-June 1), please make a reservation by calling the front office at 904-269-3718, or by emailing Jen Keyworth