North Giving Day – a Success!

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The dust has settled. Six weeks of campaigning and scheming has come to an end. The result? Our school is better and stronger than ever. Because of your faithfulness and generosity here is what transpired on North Texas Giving Day (September 19): – Grace Prep collected over 770 individual gifts making us the #4 school in all North Texas. – Grace Prep had more gifts given between 10AM and 2PM than any other nonprofit in North Texas, winning us an extra $5,000. – Grace Prep had three matching gifts this year… each gift was met. – Grace Prep took over the Levitt, again. They can hold us down but they can’t keep us out! – Grace Prep rallied and helped our friends at the Green Oaks School win $10,000. – Grace Prep raised over $150,000 in eighteen hours to go towards our school projects. We will begin building and improving this fall!  Once again our students, families, and community have stepped up and stepped out in big ways. Our school is better and stronger because of you. Thanks for helping us Finish Strong.

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North Texas Giving Day is Thursday!

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Giving brings joy — and so do food trucks, live music, and fellowship with our Grace Prep family! North Texas Giving Day once again culminates with a live event at the Levitt Pavilion from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 19. Please join us in representing Grace Prep and celebrating the generosity of our school’s community. At the event, we encourage you to vote for Green Oaks School for the “People’s Choice Award,” a recognition which offers recipients a $10,000 grant from the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation. Green Oaks is a Christian school for children with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities in Arlington. Your vote will help us lift up and encourage a deserving organization that is doing incredible, Christ-centered work in our community. On Thursday, don’t forget to make your gift to Grace Prep, and then join us at the NTGD celebration at Levitt Pavilion. We can’t wait to see you there!

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“Get to Know Grace” Night is February 26

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Have you wondered if Grace Prep is right for you? Now’s your chance! On Tuesday, February 26 from 7:00-8:30 p.m., this evening is set aside for you – our prospective families. Families will have the opportunity to meet the teachers and staff as well as current students and families who share your values. You’ll also be able to tour the campus, examine our curriculum, visit school activity booths, and listen to members of the administration discuss the Grace Prep difference. All Grace Prep departments will be available to answer any questions. Prospective families for Kindergarten through 12th grade students are encouraged to attend.  We would love to know that you are planning to join us. To register, please visit our home page at: http://www.graceprep.org/get-to-know-grace/

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Winter Preview Night is Coming Soon

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Come see what makes us STRONGER! Come see what makes us FAMILY! Come see what makes us HOME! On Tuesday, February 26 from 7:00-8:30 p.m., this evening is set aside for you – our prospective families. You will have the opportunity to meet the teachers and staff as well as current students and families who share your values. Tour the campus, examine our curriculum, visit school activity booths, and listen to members of the administration discuss the Grace Prep difference. All Grace Prep departments will be available to answer any questions. Prospective families for Kindergarten through 12th grade students are encouraged to attend.  We would love to know that you are planning to join us. To register, please visit our home page at: http://www.graceprep.org/get-to-know-grace/

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THANK YOU!

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Starting off North Texas Giving Day on September 19 with outstanding music, words and prayers from Priscilla Shirer, and the encouragement of Bob Goff was awesome! Finishing September 20, as back-to-back-to-back People’s Choice Award winners and $186,000 in donations was incredible! Thank you to all who donated, and to those who came to Levitt Pavilion for the Arlington Gives! Concert (a little rain can’t dampen the Lion Nation spirit).

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NTGD is Here – Expressing Faith Through Love!

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Today is North Texas Giving Day (NTGD) Grace Prep’s biggest Generosity Event of the Year. Our Goal $250,000 in 18 hours. Get up and Give. More importantly, get others to give! https://www.northtexasgivingday.org/gpa-ministries-inc Help Us… $5,000 and $10,000 Bonus Money First, go online between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and give to Grace Prep so that we can win a bonus $5,000 for most gifts received during that time block! Then, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. come to Levitt Pavilion (100 West Abram Street, Arlington, 76010) and vote for Grace Prep to receive the Mayor’s People’s Choice Award and $10,000! There will be food, prizes, and a free concert. Help You… Tuition Vouchers and Jeans Day Don’t forget to visit the Grace Prep Booth at the Levitt and register for tuition vouchers and receive a wristband for a free jeans day! It’s a great day to be a Lion!

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NTGD Prizes and You!

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Drones, phones and sneakers. Oh my. You can win big this Thursday @ North Texas Giving Day!!! It’s not how MUCH you bring… it’s how MANY. Every year Grace Prep gives out crazy, awesome prizes for the students who solicit the most individual donations. Each unique gift counts towards the student’s total (don’t forget to have your giver put your name in the memo) and the students who bring in the most gifts win! This year we are opening it up to all students, all grades, and we are taking the TOP TEN. The top ten students who bring in the most gifts will get to choose from these amazing prizes: – iPhone X – DJI Phantom Drone – Sneaker Shopping with Mr. Harper – iPad – Cash Money And much much more!!! So remember, September 20 is North Texas Giving Day! Bring your people to the table – aunts, uncles, grandma, grandpa, neighbors. Reach out and help us hit our $250,000 goal!   And don’t forget! If you come to Levitt Pavilion on September 20 starting at 6:30 p.m. and vote for Grace Prep in the Mayor’s Peoples Choice Award, you’ll get homework passes, jeans day, and you can register to win tuition vouchers at the Grace Prep booth!  Want to give early? Start today! www.northtexasgivingday.org

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North Texas Giving Day is Almost Here!

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North Texas Giving Day is coming Thursday, September 20! Your support will help us reach our goal of raising $250,000 to provide our school with: 1. Security – for a security fence 2. Capital Improvements – for a deck, building foundation, and windows 3. Transportation – for arts, athletics, and co-curricular activities This year, you don’t have to wait until September 20 to give – you can schedule your gift from now until September 19, and it will post on September 20. However, you can also give online anytime online between 6:00 a.m. and midnight on the official NTGD day, September 20. How do you give? 1. Go to www.northtexasgivingday.org 2. Select GPA Ministries, Inc. (Grace Preparatory Academy) as the nonprofit you want to support. 3. Schedule your donation ahead of time, or donate on September 20 from 6:00 a.m. to midnight. 4. Put a note in the comment box about which GPA student you’re connected to (students are competing for class and individual prizes). 5. Encourage others to follow steps 1-4!

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Open House Set for Thursday, April 26

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Are you interested in knowing more about Grace Prep? Do you want to experience what it feels like to be surrounded by a community of like-minded people who love Jesus and value their time with family? Then come to our next Open House event on Thursday, April 26 beginning at 7:00 p.m. You will have an opportunity to take a school tour, visit with our administration and faculty, and best of all, hear from our students about what makes Grace Prep an outstanding educational choice for your family. Visit our website at graceprep.org and register today for our Open House!

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Daddy Daughter Dance Sparkles

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The 2018 Daddy Daughter Dance was a magical evening filled with lots of sparkle and shine thanks to our amazing juniors and seniors! Precious memories were made for each dad and daughter – memories that will remain in their hearts forever. The special evening was topped off with a sweet devotion that reminded the girls how important it is to always sparkle and shine for their heavenly father, Jesus.           

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