Weekly Words

Grace Episcopal School Vol. 28, April 2, 2015

A Message From Dr. Ricks

Dear Parents and Friends,

What a great time to be a Gator! I am continuously impressed by the level of dedication put forth by your children. The 2nd Grade Biography Day presentations were wonderful. I heard from several students that they had no idea that the entire school would be in attendance to hear their speeches, but I would have never known from the calm, collected way that each spoke. Thanks to Mrs. Guerriero and Mrs. Starr for the countless hours spent in preparation for this event. Another masterful presentation was the 5th Grade's retelling of the American Colonies and the birth of our Constitution. The students sang, danced, and recited pieces of American History with great confidence and vigor. It is good for the soul to see children having such a good time presenting something that they are truly proud of creating. Thank you to Mrs. Knight and Mrs. Broussard for leading them through this process.


I have heard from all of our students and teachers who are away from the campus on various field trips, and everyone has had a good experience. What a wonderful way to begin a much needed Spring Break! I hope that you all have safe travels and get some much-needed down time. The return to school brings the Gala and all of the happy madness that comes with it! We have worked hard to provide you with great auction packages and creative student projects; I am confident that you will find something to suit your taste!


With warmest regards,

Dr. Beth J. Ricks

Head of School

Gator Gala Goodies

Here is a sneak peek of some of gator goodies to be on our silent auction site starting Monday April 13th at 7:00PM!! Stay tuned for the website information. Click and Bid away!!! You may also purchase your children's artwork with a click of a button!!

Gator Gala Live Auction Goodies

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Second Grade Biography Day!

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Fifth Grade American Revolution Play

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This Week at Grace

Thursday, April 2nd
  • 3rd-5th Grade Chapel at 8:00 AM

Friday, April 3rd - Friday, April 10th

  • Spring Break

Monday, April 13th

  • K-2nd Grade Chapel at 8:00 AM
  • 2nd Grade Biography Day

Tuesday, April 14th

  • 3rd-5th Grade Chapel at 8:00 AM

Wednesday, April 15th

  • Eucharist Service, 1st-8th Grade at 8:00 AM
  • Class Pictures
GES Calendar

Click here for up to date information.

What's Coming Up?

Friday, April 17th
  • Noon Dismissal
  • Grace Gala, 6:00 PM

Monday, April 20th - Tuesday, April 21st

  • Middle School Carnivale

Thursday, April 23rd - Friday, April 24th

  • 5th Grade Trip to Dauphin Island

Friday, April 24th

  • Grace Gator Day

Wednesday, April 28th - Friday, May 1st

  • Spring Book Fair

Thursday, April 30th

  • Pep Rally at 2:00
  • Lower School Athletic Banquet

Friday, May 1st

  • Field Day
  • Noon Dismissal
  • Middle School Athletic Banquet