We are coming into a busy week ahead. We are preparing for our Christmas program. Students in grade
one and two will also be preparing for their trip to Geneva Villa.
Trip to Geneva Villa:
Students will travel to Geneva Villa on Tuesday, December 15th. We will be leaving the school at 10:45 and will be returning by 12:15. Students will be singing a few Christmas songs, reading the Christmas story to the residents as well as handing out Christmas cards to those who attend. It is the time of year where we want to students to realize that God uses his children to bless others, and that it truly is better to give than to receive. We hope that students will be able to share the love of Jesus and to experience a time of giving to the residents at Geneva Villa.
We will need drivers for this event. If you are willing to drive please send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the number of students that you can take in your car.
This week’s memory verse:
In Bible class this week students will continue to learn about the true meaning of Christmas and will continue to memorize Isaiah 9:6.
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given;
and the government shall be upon his shoulder,
and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
It’s Christmas at Bethlehem Gulch, and the elementary students have arrived at the ranch for their annual school Christmas party. Miss Diane, the owner of the ranch, shares the message of Christ’s birth, and Robert, one lost and lonely child, finds the best Christmas gift ever… Jesus.
Students have worked diligently over the past several weeks and are prepared to deliver their Christmas musical to friends and family this coming Friday afternoon and evening. Our afternoon matinee begins promptly at 1:30 PM, with a second performance commencing at 7 PM. Students are asked to arrive at their classroom by 6:30 PM for the evening performance.
Again, we are asking students to come dressed in country/ranch attire- plaid shirts, jeans, cowboy boots (if you have them), belts, etc. NO HATS please, just for the actors!
Yeehaw, we are sure lookin’ forward to seeing y’all!
Hour Of Code:
Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 190+ countries. Every 21st-century student should have the opportunity to take part in creating technology that’s changing our world. The basics of computer science and coding help nurture creativity and problem-solving skills, and prepare students for any future career.
Over 300 partners have come together to support this grassroots campaign, including Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, The Walt Disney Company, Target, the Gates Foundation, Khan Academy and more.
This week, every learner at GCS, from our youngest to oldest, will participate in a minimum of one hour coding tutorials. We are thrilled to be part of this campaign for a second year, and look forward to watching students embrace challenges and feel empowered by their learning.
This week’s tests:
Wednesday — Math test
Thursday — Phonics Test
Friday — Spelling Test (List # 9 Grade one, List # 11 Grade two)
Dates to Remember:
Dec 11 – Christmas Program (1:30 & 7:00)
Dec 18 – Christmas parties (half day)
Dec 21 – Jan 1 – Christmas break
Enjoy your week!!