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GatorBytes September 6, 2018

Wow! We made it all the way through the first month of school. Time is flying with all the fun new things that our students are learning! We have had such a fun week at GCA starting our new September unit about simple machines, construction, and dirt. We are learning so much! This Wednesday's chapel will be led by Mrs. Lyons and the Kindergarten class. Family and friends are always invited to attend! Make sure you are reading your teachers newsletters and checking Brightwheel to keep up with all the exciting things our classes are doing! Keep scrolling to learn about what else we have going on at GCA this week!

Mark Your Calendars!

September 7th- Crazy sock day
September 20th- Picture Day
October 4th- Peter Piper Pizza Night
October 8th-12th- Fall Break, No School 
October 18th-19th- Parent Teacher Conferences
November 9th- Veteran's Day, No School
November 14th- Picture Retakes
November 19th-23rd- Thanksgiving Break, No School
November 22nd, 23rd- No School or Childcare
Crazy Socks Day September  7th
Wear your craziest socks to school on September 7th! 
Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University is a nine-lesson, money-management class taught by America's most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey. Dave and his teaching team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more. The classes will be facilitated by Tony Arnold every Wednesday for 9 weeks. Childcare will be available upon request.

For more information and to register visit

GCA Night at Peter Piper Pizza

Join us Thursday October 4 for a Family Fun Night at Peter Piper Pizza. You can hang out and play games with other GCA families or order a pizza for take out! 
We hope to see you there!

Picture Day September 20th
Picture day is coming up soon! If you child does not normally attend on Thursdays you can still bring them to have their picture taken at school. Stop in the school office or email Miss Caitlin for more information. 
Dance Classes
Miss Paulina will be offering ballet and tap dance classes for GCA students after school. Please email Miss Caitlin if you would be interested in your child participating in a dance class!
Picture Day Volunteer
We will need one or two volunteers to help with students during Picture Day. Pictures will go from around 8:45am until 11:00 am. Volunteers will help with students while they are waiting for their pictures to be taken and will help keep the classes on schedule. If you are interested in volunteering for pictures day please email Miss Caitlin.
September Preschool Theme
This month our preschoolers will be talking about simple machines, construction, dirt, apples, trucks, and rocks.
GC Moms Group
All Gethsemane Christian Academy Moms are invited to join us for a Monthly Moms Group. We will gather  with other moms for Fellowship, Teaching and Connecting. We offer FREE childcare and have a group that meets at 10am OR 7pm. Our first meet up is Wednesday September 5th at 10am or 7pm in the Gethsemane Church Commons. Email to RSVP for childcare.
September Lunch Menu

Click Here for the September Lunch Menu
Introducing our Teachers!
This week we will learn a little more about our newest teacher Miss Jasmine!
Background:I have worked at Gethsemane for over three years. I began as an aftercare teacher and I am very blessed to have my first classroom this year! 

My family includes: My parents and brothers all live in Chandler. It's great to be so close to them! I also have a 7 year old service dog named Chip! He loves lounging around the house and going on his nightly walks! 
2018-2019 School Calendar
Click Here for the 2018-2019 School Calendar



  • Classes begin at 8:45 am
  • Pick up for half days is at 11:30 am
  • Pick up for Kindergarten is at 3:00 pm Monday through Thursday am and 2:00 on Fridays
  • Lunch starts at 11:30 am
  • Before and aftercare is available for $8 an hour




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