Field Day 2017, and Stuffed Animals!

Field Day 2017

Friday was our 2017 Field Day for our Pre-K and Kindergarten students.

We had a lot going on this past week! It was also Animal Planet Week, with Stuffed Animal Day on Friday.

We documented all the fun with photos and videos.

Kids with stuffed animals
So many cuddly friends!

There’s way too much to put one one page, so here are links to all our photo albums. Just scroll down and click to get to all the albums. Watch our slideshows, too!

Field Day 2017

Bonita Springs

Cape Coral Miramar

Golden Gate

Lehigh Acres

Fort Myers

North Fort Myers

Naples Park

Port Charlotte

Stuffed Animal Day

Fort Myers

North Fort Myers

Naples Park

Port Charlotte

Skyline

Lehigh Acres

Bonita Springs

Kids with stuffed animals
Thank you for bringing in all your friends for Stuffed Animal Day!

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Happy Easter 2017 from Grace Community School

Happy Easter!

Kids with Easter eggs

We did a whole lot this Easter week, but our students especially enjoyed the egg hunts!

“He is not here: for he is risen, as he said.” — Matthew 28:6

Let us show you all the fun we had in video form.

We’ve collected all our Easter photo albums for you to check out. Just click the links below!

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Grace Community School has an app! It’s completely free, and available from both the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPad, and Google Play for Android. With the  Grace Community School App you’ll be able to see photos and videos from the schools, get the lunch menu, receive alerts for dress-up days and parties, contact your Grace Community School location right from the app, and lots more!

Grace Community School App Features

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Stay up to date with the Grace Community School App on your phone and tablet!
Stay up to date with the Grace Community School App on your phone and tablet!
Access important school content 24 hours a day or contact your school location right from the Grace Community School App!
Access important school content 24 hours a day or contact your school location right from the Grace Community School App!
You'll get alerts and messages right on your phone and tablet!
You’ll get alerts and messages right on your phone and tablet!
Even choose which school locations to get alerts from!
Even choose which school locations to get alerts from!

Already have the app? Great! Be sure to tell your friends — click the “Share Our App” tab right in the app.

A Field Guide to Grace Community School Social Media

GCS Whale Surrounded by Social Media

Where can you find Grace Community School online? Pretty much everywhere! Here’s a few places you can find us online and reasons why you’ll want to connect with us there.

Bonus: How to Make Sure You Always Get a Notification When We Post on Facebook! Keep reading…

Facebook

This is our big one! We post here every day, with lots of photos especially on special event days. This is THE way to keep up on Grace Community School news. If you only follow us on one social media network, this is the one. Be sure to Like our page, and click on the Follow button. Check out these screenshots to make sure you are following us AND getting notifications so you won’t miss anything that we post!

[screenshot] Follow Grace Community School 's Facebook from your mobile device.
On your smart phone, click on the follow button on our Facebook page and change your settings so you’ll always get our notifications!
[screenshot] Follow Grace Community School's Facebook from your desktop computer.
Here’s how to follow and turn on Facebook notifications on your desktop computer.

Instagram

This photo sharing network is perfect for us! We love photos, and Instagram lets us share some of our best photography with you. It’s also a great way to keep up on school news and upcoming events. Follow us and be sure to turn on notifications as shown in the screenshots below so you won’t miss a photo!

[screenshot] Turn on Grace Community School Instagram notifications.
Follow us on Instagram, then click the three dots in the upper right-hand corner and turn on post notifications.

Twitter

Twitter is where you can find out about all that Grace Community School offers, along with news, photos, and videos. We keep our Twitter up to date constantly so you don’t miss a thing! You can also turn Twitter notifications on like in the following screenshots.

[screenshot] Twitter mobile notifications.
Use the Twitter app on your smart phone to Follow us and turn on Tweet notifications!
;screenshot] Here's how to turn on Twitter notifications from your desktop.
Here’s how to turn on Twitter notifications from your desktop.

YouTube

We love creating and sharing videos of what your kids are doing at Grace Community School! Visit our YouTube channel and subscribe so you’ll get all our videos as soon as they are uploaded.

[screenshot] Grace Community School YouTube.
Your kids are the stars of our YouTube channel!

Pinterest

This is where we collect all the cool and useful stuff we find on the internet, including recipes, kids activities and art projects, home hacks, baby clothes, and more. Follow us to see all our collections!

[screenshot] Pinterest
Pinterest is so cool!

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the professional social/work network, and we’re here, too. Connect with us by following our company page and get our official updates and blog posts.

[screenshot] LinkedIn
Keeping it professional on LinkedIn.

Snapchat

Snapchat is where the cool kids are! Follow us for Snapchat Stories from our special events and school fun.

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BOO! Follow us on Snapchat.

Our Official Website

www.gracecommunityschools.com is our home base on the Web! Everything from the school calendar to monthly menus to downloadable supply lists to info about our special classes can be found here. It’s a super parent resource.

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Visit www.gracecommunityschools.com for in-depth info about our programs and all we offer.

Email Newsletter

Last but not least, many of our parents still prefer to receive school updates directly in their inbox via emails. We can do that! Just click right here and subscribe to our email list and newsletter. You’ll always know what’s going on with our comprehensive emails.

Laptop with email.
Email is still a great way to stay informed!

Did we miss anything? Are there any other social networks you would like to see Grace Community School on? Leave us a comment below to let us know!

Merry Christmas 2016!

Grace Community School kids with Christmas presentsAgain: Merry Christmas! Another year has come to a close, and it’s been a great one here at Grace Community School. Our kids have been very busy, with our Christmas programs (see our Lee County program photos here, our Collier County program photos here, and our Port Charlotte program photos here), gift exchanges, and parties, but we have one more gift for you!

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a video worth? You tell us! This Christmas we’ve got three special videos the children made for just you posted below. Merry Christmas, and may God bless you throughout 2017!

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6

First, Gracie the Whale was able to make it out to our Naples Park and Golden Gate Christmas Celebration! programs this year, to the delight of everyone. These shows are so special we made a video to share with you some of the best moments from that weekend!

Second, while she couldn’t get to our other programs this time, Gracie the Whale visited all our other school locations. She sang Christmas songs with the children, gave out hugs and high fives, and spread holiday cheer. It was wonderful!

Finally, we had the kids say what was on all our minds: Merry Christmas to all of you! You are such a blessing to us, and we want to thank you for the opportunity to serve your families and the Southwest Florida community.

See you in 2017!

By the way, would you like to get notified when we post special videos like these, along with our other photos and Grace Community School news? Sign up for our email list! It’s super easy, and will guarantee that you stay up-to-date with everything going on. Click here to sign up!

Collier County Christmas 2016 Programs

Kids at the Christmas show
Our kids did a fantastic job!
Gracie the Whale
Gracie came to our programs!

Here they are, the photos from our Naples Park and Golden Gate shows! Enjoy, and don’t forget to like and share 🙂

Naples Park Photos

Golden Gate Photos

You can find the photos from our Lee County programs here.

From all of us at Grace Community School, we want to wish you a very Merry Christmas!

We’d Love to Hear From You About Our Social Media!

GCS Whale Surrounded by Social Media

You probably know about Grace Community School’s social media program. We’re on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Snapchat!

There is always so much going on and our goal is to bring you value wherever you are. That’s why we post heavily on our social media! From daily Tweets to Facebook albums of special days to Snapchat Stories, we’ve got you covered no matter which social media platforms you choose to use.

But we want to make our great social media even better. You can help! If you would, please fill out this short survey. We’ll use the results we collect to improve our program. Thank you!

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2016-2017 Grace Community School Theme Week Schedule

Ever wanted to know ahead of time when special dress-up days are coming? You can!
Ever wanted to know ahead of time when special dress-up days are coming? You can!

At Grace Community School, the learning AND the fun don’t stop! We have year-round theme weeks that include special days like parties, dress-up days, and special activities. Check out the schedule below to see all the fun coming up.

See what fun is coming up next with the 2016-2017 Grace Community School Theme Week Schedule!
See what fun is coming up next with the 2016-2017 Grace Community School Theme Week Schedule!

Downloadable PDF —> GCS-2016-2017-Theme-Week-and-Event-Schedule

Remember, you can also access a special Google Calendar to see our theme weeks and special events at www.gracecommunityschools.com/calendar.html

Holiday Week Facebook Graphic
Theme weeks like Holiday Week keep learning fun. There is always something new to do!

Keep the 2016-2017 Grace Community School Theme Week Schedule handy, and you’ll always know what is coming next!

Hey, did you know that we’re on Instagram? Follow us there to get the best of school photos, behind-the-scenes videos, and school news!

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Photo Recap and School Spirit Week Schedule

Emoji Masks Art Projects

From our awesome emoji mask Art Class project to our Summer Camp activities, we stayed busy last week!

Here’s a recap of our recent social media photo albums:

Golden Gate Pirate Bounce House

Fort Myers Bounce House

Lehigh Water Wednesday

Golden Gate Water Wednesday

Emoji Masks Art Class

Lehigh Bounce House

Bonita Water Slide

What’s next? School Spirit Week! This is one of our most popular weeks, with lots of student participation. Here is what we have in store:

Wear a different special item every day for School Spirit Week!
Wear a different special item every day for School Spirit Week!

 

We’ll be taking LOTS of photos, so stay tuned to our social media and GCS email list. Have a great week!

Port Charlotte Pre-K and Kindergarten 2016 Graduation

Jungle Jive!

Gracie at the Port Charlotte Jungle Jive! 2016 Graduation
Gracie at the Port Charlotte Jungle Jive! 2016 Graduation.

Saturday was our first 2016 graduation program, and it was awesome!

We had an excellent turnout at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center, with a great performance by the children.

2016 Graduation

The 2016 graduation included our Pre-K graduates!
The 2016 graduation included our Pre-K graduates!

Congratulations to all our Pre-K and Kindergarten graduates. We hope you have a great summer and upcoming school year!

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Almost as special as the show was Gracie’s appearance afterward. She posed for photos with students and their families.

Gracie the Whale takes photos with students and their families after the program.
Gracie the Whale takes photos with students and their families after the program.

Also new to Jungle Jive! are our new Gracie balloons. These will be available at our other shows as well, just $5 each!

Gracie the Whale balloons are just $5 each at our programs!
Gracie the Whale balloons are just $5 each at our programs!

Find the rest of the program photos at our Facebook and Google + pages, and we’ll see you at our Lee County shows Saturday, May 28.