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  Back to School Nights
August 20, 2014 
Want to see what it's like to be a Spartan? Visit the GAC campus at Back to School Night to experience the innovative environments your child encounters each day.   Read More

Are You Ready For Some Football?
August 20, 2014 
We've waited patiently for months. The day is finally almost here when our Spartans take the field, backed by a large crowd of Red Zone fans. Head Coach Tim Hardy and his staff are tremendously excited about the 2014 Spartan football season.   Read More

GAC Launches New Website - September 2
August 20, 2014 
Have you heard? GAC’s website is getting a facelift. Designed to provide a snapshot view of our school and, at the same time, allow access to current families to calendars and Haiku, you will be pleasantly surprised with what you see   Read More

All Pro Dad LIVE - Coming to GAC August 23
August 20, 2014 
Have you registered yet for THE EVENT for dads? Tony Dungy, Mark Richt, Jeff Foxworthy, Bret Baier, Troy Vincent, Mark Dominik, Danny Wuerrfel, Charlie Ward and more will be at GAC this Saturday, Aug. 23. from 9:00AM to 4:00PM for the first-ever All Pro Dad LIVE.   Read More

August 11, 2014 
Welcome home – And I mean that, both to long time GAC families and those of you who have just joined us. We’ve been getting ready for you, and there’s much to celebrate. GAC begins school this week with a solid, managed enrollment growth, increasing to approximately 1,805 students, full in several grades.   Read More

Welcome Back to School!
August 10, 2014 
Welcome GAC new and returning families. We are praying for your child/ children and look forward to our partnership with you. PTO invites you Monday, August 11 @ 8 am in the GAC Student Family Center for a Parent Coffee. 

It's Almost Time for School!
July 16, 2014 
It's time to get ready for school! Bring your family to spartan2gether on Thursday, August 7 from 5:00-8:00PM. Why is spartan2gether important?   Read More

Water for Africa Benefit Concert
July 16, 2014 
Don't miss the opportunity to experience a spectacular concert and support a worthy cause. Water for Africa, a concert benefiting Blood:Water, will be held at Greater Atlanta Christian School's Long Forum on July 26 at 7PM.   Read More

Learning About God's Creation
July 16, 2014 
The walls are going up on the Environmental Center and will soon be ready for your kids to learn, play, and grow. They will have unique opportunities at their fingertips. With the addition of the new learning environment, your children will learn about God’s creation, environmental resources, sustainability, and responsibility.   Read More

Spartan Nation is Ready
July 10, 2014 
Spartan fans, get ready to cheer for our boys this fall as they tackle a tougher schedule.   Read More

GAC Announces New Varsity Baseball Coach
June 17, 2014 
Greater Atlanta Christian school announces that Robbie Wilson has been hired as head baseball coach. Coach Wilson (36) has been the assistant baseball coach at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC for the past 10 years (2005-2014).   Read More

Need a Father's Day gift idea?
June 6, 2014 
Sign your dad up for ALL PRO DAD LIVE. It's a full day just for dads- Aug. 23 from 9AM- 4PM. Get yout tickets now at the early bird price $29. Read More

  Out With the Old, In With the New
June 5, 2014 
Students and parents, get ready! The new Elementary Playscape equipment has finally arrived and ground grading work is underway. As we say goodbye to the playground of the past, we happily welcome the new playscape. Keep checking back with us for updates and photos of construction progress on the playground and the Environmental Center. The best place to see quick updates is on our Facebook page.

  The Class of 2014 Impresses with Accomplishments
May 23, 2014 
Congratulations to the CLASS OF 2014!   Read More

A Great Day to Be a Spartan!
May 19, 2014 
Oh, what a night the Spartans had on Friday!! Congratulations to our girls' and boys' soccer teams for sweeping the State AA Championships on Friday night at Emory University before a large crowd of red-clad Spartan fans.   Read More

A Special Announcement to the GAC Community
May 15, 2014 
I’m sad to share that GAC’s first president and chancellor, Jesse Long, passed away this morning. I was blessed last night to be with him, several GAC board members, family, and elders of Campus Church one last time. While plans are still being made we wanted to make sure you are aware.   Read More

College Bound GAC Athletes Lead Teams to State
May 7, 2014 
Twenty-four GAC student-athletes have signed letters of intent this year to play collegiate sports. Our spring sports teams are having one of the finest seasons in GAC athletic history. Now that state playoffs are underway, our students are competing superbly against top talent.   Read More

Not Just Fun & Games - Field Day Develops Life Skills
May 7, 2014 
Coach Kristy Shelton ("Coachy") has been organizing field days for 32 years and still gets excited each year to see "her kids" out on the field. Surrounded by excited elementary students ready to participate, laughing, playing, and competing brings a smile to everyone's face.   Read More

Science in Junior High - It's the Real Deal
May 7, 2014 
Science is not about lectures and memorizing facts in 6th-8th grades. Classes provide a hands-on focus; the kids roll up their shirtsleeves and build to learn.   Read More

Senior High Band Students Witness the Birth of a Musical Composition
May 7, 2014 
Members of GAC's award-winning Symphonic Band experienced a special treat over the past year. They were able to see a musical composition come to life. Variations on Christ the Solid Rock, composed by Dr. Andrew Boysen, was funded by GAC's Christian Life Fund to commemorate and celebrate almost 50 years of growth at Greater Atlanta Christian School.   Read More

Advancing for Our Children's Sake: A Special Announcement for 2014-15
April 29, 2014 
There’s a problem in American education: It’s not improving. A global education survey released in December 2013 finds that when it comes to math, reading and science, teens in the U.S. rank 36th in the world, and failed to make the top 20 nations in any field tested.   Read More

Enjoy Spring Concerts at GAC
April 23, 2014 
Are you ready to be wowed by top talent? Mark your calendars to experience the fine arts programs at Greater Atlanta Christian School. From ballet and dance to music and drama, you will experience top-level performing arts   Read More

Well Deserved Accolades for Senior High Students
April 23, 2014 
Many well deserved awards were presented to 9th-12th graders at the Senior High Awards Night. Scholars, philanthropists, artists, and athletes received accolades in front of their teachers, peers and families.   Read More

GAC International Students Ready for Another Year
April 23, 2014 
Nine months ago, we welcomed 16 Senior High students from China and were thankful for the GAC families who opened their homes to these children. Both the international students and host families have been equally blessed by this experience.   Read More

Soccer Teams Clinch Region Championships
April 23, 2014 
Congratulations to the Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys Soccer teams on remarkable regular seasons. With victories over Westminster in the final regular season game, both Spartan teams captured both Region 6AA Championship titles.   Read More

Greater Atlanta Christian Celebrates the Resurrection
April 18, 2014 
The Senior High Chapel class and members of the faculty at Greater Atlanta Christian School led us in an incredible worship experience to remember the death of Christ on Good Friday and to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter. He tore the veil and gave us promise and hope for eternal salvation. Watch a video clip of the 2014 Good Friday/Easter Chapel.   Read More

The Best Exercise to Prepare for College
April 3, 2014 
Is there a way to know how colleges make admissions decisions?  The Atlanta Invitational Case Studies (AICS), coming to the GAC campus Sunday, April 27, gives a unique opportunity to juniors and their parents from several Atlanta-area independent schools to meet with admissions officers from over 50 colleges and universities from across the country and learn firsthand how college admissions decisions are made. Read More

Students Serve During Spring Break
April 3, 2014 
Why do we send so many of our students on mission trips during their Spring Break? Our children are growing up in a global world and it is our desire to change the lives not only of those they serve, but also to change the lives of our students as they experience service through missions. Read More

GAC's Martin Heads to the Jordan Brand Classic
April 3, 2014 
Coach Eddie Martin's postseason honors continue as he has been named as one of the coaches for the prestigious Jordan Brand Classic basketball game on April 18 in Brooklyn, NY. This game, which will be televised on ESPN, showcases the top high school basketball seniors in the nation. Read More

GAC Hires Former WNBA Star as Head Basketball Coach
March 20, 2014 
Coach Lady Hardmon Grooms has been named head girls' basketball coach at Greater Atlanta Christian School. Lady replaces Cal Boyd who recently resigned after five very successful seasons with the Spartans. Read More

Early Childhood/Elementary Leadership Team Announcement
March 18, 2014 
Several months ago we announced that during the summer Dr. Brad Schultz would step up to lead the Early Childhood & Elementary as Principal. We are pleased to share the following individuals will be joining Brad in advancing GAC’s K3-5th grade program to new heights as the 2014-15 school year begins. While we’re not done with all the plans for the 2014-15 yet, we wanted to share these new roles with you today. Read More

Elementary Playscape Announced
March 13, 2014 
You won't believe the adventures your elementary-age kids are going to experience next year. Take a minute to watch this short video. An exciting adventure await....

Undefeated Spartans Clinch AA State Basketball Title Again
March 10, 2014 
Congratulations to the Spartan Boys Basketball team for their exciting 58-55 victory over Calhoun in the AA State Finals on Friday in Macon. This marks the 4th state title in 5 years for Coach Eddie Martin. The Spartans were led on the court by senior Isaiah Wilkins with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocked shots. Read More

Rockets, Brains and Sports - Oh My!
March 10, 2014 
Have you ever wondered how a dog’s brain and a human brain compare? What about the physics behind your favorite sport? You aren’t alone! Seventh and eighth grade students host the Science Expo this week to show off their research, experiments, and creations to their GAC family, community leaders, and state legislative representatives. Read More

Need the Perfect Gift?
March 10, 2014 
Trying to find the perfect teacher, graduation or Mother’s Day gift? Look no further. The 4th Annual Artist Extravaganza March 27-29 in the Student Family Center showcases 30 galleries featuring original works of art by local artists including paintings, photography, prints, pottery, fashion, jewelry, and much more. Read More

Secure Your Child's Spot for Next Year
March 3, 2014 
Re-Enrollment ends for current GAC families this Friday, March 7. It's our priority to take care of our current parents and students, but enrollment opens up to prospective families next week! Don't let this opportunity pass you by - Move Forward with GAC. Read More

Spartans Take the Court for State Championship Title
March 3, 2014 
Coach Eddie Martin's boys basketball team goes for their 2nd consecutive AA State Championship (and the 4th in the past 5 years) this Friday, March 7 at 4:45PM in the Macon Centreplex. The Spartans will face Calhoun for the title. The Yellow Jackets are Region 7AA champions and have a 24-2 overall record. The Spartans are 31-0 and are currently ranked as the #1 team in all classifications in Georgia and the #13 team in the nation by USA Today. Read More

Super Six Athletes
March 3, 2014 
Congratulations to three of GAC's top student athletes on being named as Super Six Athletes in Gwinnett County by the Gwinnett Daily Post. Read More

National Junior Honor Society Students Excel
March 3, 2014 
Ninety-nine of our 7th and 8th graders were inducted into the GAC Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society this week. These students excel in scholarship, leadership, service, character, and citizenship.Read More

STAR Student
March 3, 2014 
Hannah O'Hara was recognized by the faculty as GAC's 2014 STAR Student. Hannah has the highest SAT scores in the senior class at GAC. With this honor, the STAR Student identifies the faculty member who has been most influential in their education. Hannah named Hayden Lane, Senior High Latin and Psychology teacher, as the 2014 STAR Teacher. Read More

Strengthening Families Workshop
February 27, 2014 
The entire community is invited to attend the Strengthening Families Workshop to get parenting tips and tools from experts - Sun., March 16 from 2:00-5:00PM in Williams Fine Arts Center at Greater Atlanta Christian School. National parenting experts and GAC dads, Hal Runkel and Dr. Major Boglin will lead workshops geared to different age groups equipping parents. Read More

Spelling Bee Buzzes into Elementary
February 21, 2014 
Top spellers in grades 3-5 competed in the Elementary Spelling Bee and were supported by their classmates, teachers, and family. Eight students from each grade were asked to spell words in front of their peers that would require most of us to Google the correct spellings. This year's top award goes to 4th grader Alex Hermosillo. Way to go spellers!

Joining GAC Parent Organizations During Re-enrollment
February 10, 2014 
Re-enrollment for the 2014-15 school year begins Wednesday, February 12. As you re-enroll your children for next year, you will also have the opportunity to join with other GAC families who support the school programs through our 5 parent organizations. Read More

Mock Trial Team Wins in Court
February 5, 2014 
The Greater Atlanta Christian School Mock Trial team was named Region 9 Champions at the Lawrenceville Region Mock Trial Competition on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. GAC defeated Duluth High School in a very close match in the final round of competition. Read More

Six Athletes Commit to Play at Collegiate Level
February 5, 2014 
Congratulations to the following GAC student-athletes who are signing with colleges and universities to play their sport at the collegiate level. Read More

Dance Team Glides to Victory
February 5, 2014 
The GAC Dance Team is proud to bring home winning trophies from the Hollywood Vibe, a dance competition and convention that features professional choreographers and dancers. Read More

Morehouse College Glee Club Visits GAC
February 5, 2014 
The men from the celebrated Morehouse College Glee Club will perform at an all school chapel Thursday, February 6 at 9:00AM in Long Forum. Read More

Medical Guild Comes Alive
February 5, 2014 
Last year, GAC parents, grandparents, and alumni who are also medical professionals were invited to form a Medical Guild. The GAC community responded, and the group has come alive with the leadership of Dr. Mike Morris, GAC's Orthopedic Team Physician.Read More

GAC's "Cyber School" Allows School Days to Go On
January 30, 2014 
Greater Atlanta Christian School’s parking lot may have been empty on Wednesday and Thursday but school is still in session. Classes are being held via a web-based communication portal, Haiku, where students from 1st to 12th grade, access assignments from wherever they are and communicate directly with their teachers. Read More

  Winter Heroes
January 29, 2014 
I thank God that as best we know after research that the entire GAC community of kids, staff, faculty, and parents were in a safe place for the night. Even with that, it was a late night for a few before that “safe place” was found. We were tracking a number of students and staff through the afternoon and evening. Read More

"Splash" vs. Substance: What Ultimately Matters?
January 23, 2014 
Tick...Tick...It's 2014. I've been pondering some lately on legacy. Not my own, of course - I'm much too young to think about that, aren't you? But the recent passing and the declining health of some early GAC servant-leaders, faculty and staff have reminded me about transience of our time here. I'm not bemoaning it all, mind you. It just prompts us to consider meaningful, lasting difference, and not chase, as Andy Warhol said "15 minutes of fame." Read More


Picture of the Week

Greater Atlanta Christian School announces a fresh new website, launching in early September. 
The new site is responsive, immersive, interactive, and synthesized. It adapts to all devices making a user's experience consistent across platforms. It is designed to "tell the story of GAC" in a more pleasing way with text, images, and videos that capture  campus life. Users can subscribe to specific calendar feeds and receive updates and alerts on their phone and with added social features, users can share news and events with ease. 

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