April 4th – 8th

Hello  Parents,


April is re-enrolment month!  To ensure your child’s seat for the 2016-17 year, please register your child by paying the annual $200 re-enrollment fee and filling out the registration form by April 30th.  The re-enrollment fee increases on May 1st to $250.  Many classes are filling up and we even have a waiting list for some. Reserve your spot today!   For more information click here:  Reenrollment Parent Information 2016


This week’s Bible Verse: 

Student will continue to memorize Revelation 4:11:

“Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power,
for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.”

This week’s tests:

Wednesday — Phonics test

Thursday — Math test

Friday  — Spelling test (List # 20 grade one, List # 23 grade two)

Planters’ Gala

Remember that the Planters’ Gala will take place on Saturday, April 9th. All families are invited to this formal dinner, with a celebration of the history and the future vision of the school. This year’s gala is extra-special, as we celebrate our 35 years of service at GCS.  This is an evening you will not want to miss!

Tickets are $100/person, and can be purchased from Mrs. MacNeill, Mr. Thompson, or Mr. Biech. A $50 tax receipt will be provided for each ticket purchased.

Fun Run

Our fourth annual Family Fun Run will take place on the beautiful spring morning of April 30th. 2016. All are invited to come and participate in a 5 km walk or run in the subdivision surrounding the school. Registration forms (individual and family) were sent home with students before March Break. The last day to register is Saturday, April 9th.

Mathletics at Home

I just wanted to remind parents that students can log on to their Mathletics account at home to try the various activities and to participate in Live Mathletics, competing against others students in the class and all over the world. I encourage you to use this incredible resource at home!

Important Dates:

  • April 7 – Afterschool Craft Club begins
  • April 9 – Planters’ Gala
  • April 9 – Last day for standard registration for Fun Run
  • April 13 – Report cards go home
  • April 14-15 – Parent-Teacher Interviews
  • April 21 – Spring Photos
  • April 30 – Family Fun Run
  • April 30 – Last day for early registration for the 2016-17 school year


Enjoy your week!

Mrs. Barton