Education In Christ, Preparation For Life
They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. (Luke 24:2-3)

Upcoming Events

April 2,5
Easter Break
NO SCHOOL

April 12-15
3rd-8th grade testing
*Please do not schedule any appointments for your students before 1pm on these days

April 16
K-8th 1:35 pm dismissal
Extended Care provided

April 26
Muffins with Mom

April 30
Special Chapel honoring Mrs. Bowell & Mrs. Cates

May 7
Retirement Reception
(Mr. & Mrs. Bowell, Mrs. Cates, Mrs. Buck)

May 11
Festival of the Fine Arts

May 12
Preschool Last Day - Park Day

May 13
Kindergarten Graduation

May 14
K-8th 1:35pm dismissal
Extended Care provided

May 17
8th Grade Graduation

May 21
1st-7th Grade Last Day
NOON DISMISSAL
NO Extended Care
JUNIOR PATRIOTS SPRING SESSION (K-4th grade) SOCCER

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm

Skills clinic: 3/31
Game Days: 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 5/5

Registration is closed for Junior Patriots this session

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April 1
Away vs. Phoenix Christian Jr.
Girls 4pm / Boys 5pm

April 6
Golf Meet @ Shalimar, Tempe 3:45pm

April 8
Away vs. Phx Christian Grade
Girls 4pm / Boys 5pm

April 13
SPRING SPORT PICTURES
HOME vs. Phx Christian Grade
Girl 4pm / Boys 5pm

April 13
Golf Meet @ Ken McDonald 3:30pm

April 15
HOME vs. Phx Christian Junior
Girls 4pm / Boys 5pm

April 20
HOME vs. Trinity Lutheran
Girls 4pm / Boys 5pm

April 22
Home vs. Christ Greenfield
Girls 4:30pm

April 22
Away vs. Phoenix Christian Grade
Boys 6pm
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Note: 2021-2022 school year we will go back to
8:30am start time.
Teacher Spotlight - Mrs. Bradley!
Jason Field Celebration
Jason Field Celebration Huge Success!
Last Friday was such an amazing evening, as we celebrated the life of Jason Knaupp, and dedicated our newly renovated field to him. So many people showed up to enjoy the games, food trucks, and ribbon cutting ceremony. The support and love John and Mary Knaupp have shown for GCA and their remembrance of Jason (1971-1981) speaks volumes to the beauty of naming our field after their son. The field renovation has been a long process and we are so grateful to all our donors, past and present, who made this dream a reality. GCA students will enjoy the field for years to come, which is just what Jason would have wanted.
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In Person Chapel is Back!
Friday Chapels are back in Davidson!
We are so excited to announce that chapel is back in person! At this time we are asking for limited attendance by parents and to please wear a mask. Please plan to join if you are parents of the following:
  • class presenting chapel that week
  • student of the month parents
  • middle school worship band parents
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GCA Job Openings
GCA Board Member Openings for 2021-2022
Our GCA School Board will be looking for two new board members for the 2021-2022 school year. Email Dewayne Herbrandson @DeWayne@herbrandson.com if interested.
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More details coming the week of event!
Volunteer Hours
Have you been logging your volunteer hours? This is a reminder that you need 20 hours to be completed and logged by April 15th, or you will receive a charge on your bill.

Still need service hours? We have a few opportunities:

Volunteer help in setting up chairs in Davidson Center on Thursday afternoons at 2:30pm for chapel. This will count towards service hours for this school year until April 15. After that date, the hours can be counted towards next school year's hours. 

As more opportunities become available, we will let you know. Please reach out to your student's teachers as well...they can always use help! 

Don't know how to log your hours? Click the link for a video tour through the process and some extra details. Look for an email coming soon from the office with more opportunities.
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Donate to GCA just by shopping!
(Under Grace Community Church)
GCA Uniform Ordering
New and easy way to order uniforms!
Please click the link below to order GCA gear for the 2020-2021 school year.

Orders will be placed online and shipped directly to the school.

Once your order arrives you will be notified by the vendor to come pick up in the office.

You may order throughout the year as needed, no order deadlines. Just allow time for processing and shipping
Hot Lunch Program
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Please log in to your FACTS/Renweb Family Portal to order lunches. District code is GRACE-AZ.
GCA Campus Readiness Plan
The purpose of the Campus Readiness Plan is to clearly communicate expectations to all Grace Christian Academy stakeholders. One facet of these expectations is for our families to understand what the school expects of our families as we work together to maintain a safe environment on campus and defuse the fear and anxiety that exists around issues pertaining to Covid-19. The other facet of expectations is establishing an understanding of what our families can expect from the school. 

Please read and review the attached documents.

  1. Grace Christian Academy COVID -19 Mitigation and Campus Readiness Plan
  2. Maricopa County Public Health Isolation Flow Chart
  3. Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to COVID-19 (Please sign and return). There will also be copies available in the classroom during orientation.
Grace Christian Academy Campus Tour
Donate to Grace Christian Academy
It's never too late to make a tax deductible donation to Grace Christian Academy. Every donation, no matter the amount, impacts the programs and support we can provide our amazing students. Thank you for giving! It is greatly appreciated!
Timothy Scholarship Fund
The Timothy Scholarship is specifically designed to aid families, who are new to Christian education or have an unexpected financial struggle. If you would like to donate funds that are specifically designated for tuition needs, please click the link.
Fry's VIP Cool Cash for Schools
Don't forget to link your Fry's VIP card to Grace Christian Academy and start earning cash for GCA!

Go to www.fryscommunityrewards.com and use the code: LM390
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Grace Christian Academy
1200 E. Southern Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85282
480.966.5022