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Register for the Back-to-School Retreat by this Friday

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 6-7 at Camp Copass

Register by Friday, Aug. 23

6th-12th graders are invited to attend this annual retreat held at Camp Copass in Denton.

$85 includes: all meals, t-shirt, overnight lodging.

Students arrive at noon Friday. Pick up your student at 7 p.m. Saturday from Camp Copass.


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ACT/SAT

One-day camp

8:30-12:30 Saturday, Sept. 14 at GCA

Open to the public for $99. Includes 4 booster packs for FREE. GCA students can register for FREE with the code that will be emailed to you.

Access the flyer for this event HERE.

Prepare to conquer the tests you need to enter college and earn scholarships!

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Sign up for DI here!

Sign up deadline: Sept. 3

1st & 2nd grade

3rd grade and older

GCA teams consist of Lower School and Middle School students, but any age is welcome.


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Register for the Christian College Fair

6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 at Prestonwood Baptist Church atrium in Plano

Approximately 60 Christian colleges from across the country will be represented at the DFW-area Christian College Fair, which will also feature a breakout financial aid session. For more information and to register, visit https://myblueprintstory.com/.


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Math Tutoring

For Upper School students

Got math problems? Come see Mrs. Slaughter for math tutoring weekly 10:30-11:30 Wednesdays in Carrollton. Wear your full uniform.


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Upper School supplies requested

Upper School families, can you help with providing supplies, please? We need the items below. If you bring ONE PER UPPER SCHOOL STUDENT, we will be set for several months.

Students with last names beginning

A-E —- Please bring one can of wipes

F-J ——Please bring one box facial tissues

K-M —-Please bring one package of napkins

O ——-Please bring one package paper plates

Q & T — Please bring one package napkins

P ——-Please bring one liquid hand soap

R & S —We will ask you for help when supplies need replenishing mid-year.

THANK YOU for helping!


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Helping Hands

Volunteer to help the school by helping with Sunday night set up, making copies, helping with car line, helping with Adventure, helping with fundraisers, etc. We need your help!

Helping Hands: Student Volunteers


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Now taking applications for GCA library volunteers

If you are an Upper School student who would like to volunteer during one of your free/low activity periods or in the Lower School library once a week, please complete the application with the button below. Library volunteers read books to students, oversee activities, teach proper library behavior and check books out.


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Subscribe to the school calendar

We have a new school calendar, which is a Google calendar. You can subscribe to it and that way you can have it added to the calendar on your phone; you won’t have to transfer information manually anymore! You can get to the calendar from any page by clicking the blue button in the footer at the bottom of the page.

Right now, most school extracurricular events are not yet loaded to the calendar. We are finalizing dates for those and you will see them later this month.


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Juniors & Seniors to attend DBU Christian Leadership Institute

8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at DBU

Explore the concept of servant leadership through hearing a variety of speakers; engaging in leadership development activities; examining how Jesus modeled leadership and applying that to our lives. A tour of the Dallas Baptist University campus follows. Lunch is provided. Free.

For all GCA Juniors and Seniors. Wear GCA uniform shirt and jeans. Meet at school at 6:45 a.m. to carpool. You must fill out the student waiver to go on this trip. Go to The Nest and find the waiver on Forms & Resources, print it out, have your parent sign it and give it to Mrs. Martin.


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Help make our yearbook better

Password: gcaphotos

We need well-composed photos for the yearbook and publications.

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Need a photo? Check the GCA photo bank

Log in to the gca photos website: photos.gcafrisco.org . For the password contact Haley.edwards@gcafrisco.org

When you find a photo you would like to download, click on it and it will give you the option to download. This appears as an arrow at the bottom left of the picture or the top right of the picture.

The pictures will remain available through July and then we will empty the folders to prepare for the upcoming school year.


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Help spread the word about GCA

You can help us get the word out by reposting our latest Facebook advertisement! Go to www.facebook.com/GCAFrisco , find the latest GCA ad and share with your friends or with the public. THANKS!

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Could you please leave a kind review?

Simply go to Google maps, search for Grace Covenant Academy, scroll down, and click on the fifth star on the right or "write a review." Then leave your comments. This will help us spread the word about GCA. THANKS SO MUCH to those of you who have left positive reviews there!


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Cup stack at home

Promote brain training, hand-eye coordination. For sale at GCA! Purchase at the front desk.

Speed Stacks Sets (Cups/Stem) $20

StackMat (Mat, Timer, Gear Bag) $25

Pro Series II Cups (Cups/Stem/Cup Keeper) $25


Join our Facebook pages!

  • Please join our "Grace Covenant Academy Frisco" Facebook page to share what is happening at GCA with others.

  • We also have a closed group for just GCA parents, it's called "GCA Frisco Parents" This is a page you can use to sell uniforms, connect with other moms for play dates and just general communication with other GCA families.