One of the goals for the science fair is to encourage students to develop and apply creativity, skill, and logical thinking to the solutions of science, engineering, and mathematical problems. However, our primary goal is to encourage students to increase knowledge, interest, and understanding of God’s universe and all of His creation. The judges made very difficult decisions and the winners were …
Thirty middle school students were inducted into the Junior Beta Club on Thursday, March 15. Congratulations to these students on their academic achievement! Junior Beta Club officers, Jack Hyland, Emma Still, Patrick Hullett, and Lacie Grubbs provided excellent leadership during the year and led the club in many service projects. During the ceremony, Jack, Patrick, Lacie, Ben Tugwell shared speeches highlighting the four principles of Junior Beta: Achievement, Character, Leadership, and Service.
1st row: Cadence Ackerson, Garrett Joy, Ayden Main, Kasey Wang, Zac Woodling, Christa Berry, Zach Cochran. 2nd row: Jack Dellinger, Cole Dickerson, Garrison Fisher, Emma Ghorley, Christian Glaze, Chase Hawkins, Jacob Hogan. 3rd row: Riley Jessup, Connor Joyce, Makenzie Karr, Jake Kerber, Liana Mattera, Maddy McKinley. 4th row: Kaden McKoy, Anna Vella Ramsey, Evan Reid, Jackson Roberts, Oakleigh Shields, Preston Shuford. 5th row: Chase Stewart, Savion Taylor, Nick Welfare.
Alden Freeman’s random guess of 67,545 bricks was the closest to the 76,000 bricks in the construction of the M.O. Owens Worship and Fine Arts Center. “Wow, I have no idea what I will buy,” said Freeman. We asked his mom, Angel Freeman (GCS Kindergarten teacher) about Alden’s win “that’s too funny, we never order from Amazon.” Congratulations Alden and we know you will find something fun to order.
For Students in Grades Pre-School-2nd SCHEDULE:
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
All grandparents and “adopted” grandparents of students in grades Pre-School-2nd meet in the gymnasium for a program that will begin at 8:30 a.m. At the completion of the program, students will proceed back to their classrooms and grandparents are invited into the classroom for a visit with their grandchildren in their classroom.
For Students in Grades 3rd-5th SCHEDULE:
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
All grandparents and “adopted” grandparents of students in grades 3-5 meet in the gymnasium for a program that will begin at 10:30 a.m. At the completion of the program, students will proceed back to their classrooms and grandparents’ are invited into their classroom for a visit with their grandchildren in their classroom.
This is a full-time, year-round position. The Operations Team position’s primary responsibility is the upkeep of grounds, amenities, building exteriors, parking lots and athletic fields.
They will also assist with basic maintenance tasks as needed.
• Keep the campus professional looking, inspect the property each morning and pick up any trash that litters the grounds and empty trash containers.
• Prepare and maintain landscape daily (mow lawns, trim, cut and detail, maintain flower beds, rake leaves, de-ice and shovel snow,)
• Assist with light maintenance duties as needed (replace/repair window screens, replace air filters, move desks and chairs, painting etc.)
• Assure safety practices are used which comply with all company, local, city, state and federal guidelines
• Regular, on-time attendance
• Special projects and other responsibilities as assigned
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Ability to operate lawn maintenance equipment and tools at a high level
• Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing and carpentry a plus
• Able and willing to follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to communicate with teachers and administration
• In good physical condition
• Of a high moral character
• Inside and outside in all weather conditions
• High school graduate or equivalent
• 1 year plus of prior grounds keeping experience
Please contact GCS Director of Operations Steve Matolka with resume at firstname.lastname@example.org
GCS elementary students and parents of contestants gathered in the gym on Tuesday, February 6 for the GCS School-wide Spelling Bee. Contestants nervously waited in their chairs and approached the microphone and judges to receive their next word challenge. Connor Joyce was our school winner, and Giulia Chitu finished as our runner-up. Jayden went on to compete in the Gaston County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, March 7. He represented GCS very well, and we are thankful to him for his excellent participation in both spelling bees.