Good luck to our girls and boys cross-country teams as they compete in the Lutheran State Meet next Saturday at Trinity Lutheran School in Bloomington, Illinois.  The girls run at 12:30pm and the boys at 1:00pm.  You can find results of the meet that afternoon at  Good luck runners!


                We missed you at the Parent Prayer meeting this week.  Mark your calendars for the remaining prayer dates:  December 6th, February 7th, April 4th, and May 2nd.  We meet in the conference room on these dates from 7:45-8:20am.  Feel free to come and go as your schedule allows.

Bill Koehne, Principal

 October 6, 2016


Week of October 9-15


Sunday                 Church services 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.  Sunday School & Confirmation classes at 9:45 a.m.

Monday                Columbus Day, no school, no extended daycare, building closed

Tuesday               Cross Country practice, State competitors only
                             Volleyball away games, Jr. Varsity white team, 4:30; Boys Varsity 5:30; Girls Varsity 6:30 p.m.
                             St. Paul Lutheran 18 S. School St. Mt. Prospect

Wednesday           Last day to RSVP for Mother Daughter event
                              Chapel service, 8:30 a.m.
                              Early dismissal 2:15 p.m.                               

Thursday             Cross Country practice, State competitors only
                             6th grade Volleyball practice, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Friday                   Hot Lunch
                             GPO Mother Daughter event, 6:00-8:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall

Saturday              State Cross Country Meet, Trinity Lutheran School, Bloomington, Illinois


Parent Teacher conferences will be in Fellowship Hall on Thursday, October 6. For parents needing childcare, please take your children to the extended daycare room, next to Jr. Kindergarten.  There is no charge, but your child must be signed in and out.  The school book fair will be held in the Atrium at the Bonnie Brae entrance starting at 1:00 p.m.

Lost and Found items will be set out on tables near the school office.  Please check for any items that may belong to your child. 

Walther Christian Academy will have an Open House Thursday, October 20 at 7p.m.  Tour the campus, meet the teachers, speak with current students, and learn more about what makes Walther such a great place for students to learn.  Come learn about scholarship and financial aid deadlines.  Walther consistently has 100% college acceptance for our seniors.  The class of 2016 (65 students) had a total of $6,500,000 in scholarships.  Athletic and extracurricular options to fit every need abound inside of our Christ-centered family environment as well.  Contact Alma L. Calleros, Director of Admissions with any questions: , 708.344.0404 ext. 245.

The direct line to the school office is 708-366-6901.  To report an absence or any other school related questions, please call that number directly.  Thank you.

Attention Grace mothers and daughters!  The GPO is hosting a Mother & Daughter painting party on Friday evening, October 14th.  Invitations were sent home in Tuesday folders and are available here.   Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 12.  We will not be able to accommodate late RSVP’s or walk-ins as we need to have accurate numbers to purchase supplies.  If you have any questions, please contact Esther Armstrong at  or Becky Morgan at .  Hope to see you there!

Save the Date- Father/Son Legacy Sports night on Friday evening, Nov 4. 6-8:30. Watch for invites in Tuesday folders the week of the 18th.

Spirit Wear- Get you Grace hoodies for the fall!  Spirit Wear will be sold at Parent Teacher conferences. Please see back table for order forms (or click here) and submit payment to the school office as soon as possible.