Students audition and give their time to sing for chapel each week. They rehearse on their own and meet two mornings a week before school to rehearse together. Some of these students are in the choir class at school but many are not.
A group of students begin working at the end of summer to have a drum line for pep rallies and football games. Thiis year, they plan to attend a TAPPS competition. They meet before school each week to rehearse together.
Incoming 7th and 8th graders apply for Student Council the May before the year they wish to serve. In addition to a written application, students must complete 10 hours of community service over the summer in order to be accepted. Members commit to attending monthly lunch meetings, maintaining exemplary behavior in and out of school, and setting Christ-like examples as student leaders in the junior high. Junior High Student Council projects and programs include attending a leadership retreat, planning the junior high Homecoming Social, organizing the Thanksgiving Basket Outreach, attending Lift Tour, and volunteering for Grandparent’s Day.
High School Student Council members go through a similar application process, completing 10 community service hours throughout the year in addition to the 20 required for all high school students.The organization meets twice a month and participates in a social event or service project at least once a month. Some of these projects include organizing the Homecoming dance and related activities, assembling Easter baskets for a women’s shelter, and putting on a food drive and blood drive. High School Student Council officers are selected based on seniority and peer voting. The 2017-2018 Council has 90 members involved!
These are students who have earned or are in the process of earning enough points to be lifetime members of the international thespian society. Students earn points through participation of all aspects of the thespian world - backstage, on stage, working a/v/l, costumes, participating in dance, monologues, duet acting and even attending performances. Our chapter, in its second year of being reestablished, is also focusing on service projects this year. This is a student-run organization.
Student Congress exists to represent the student body to the administration for the purpose of developing a more healthy and enjoyable community on campus to facilitate the mission of the school. Members of the Sentate campaign for their positions and are elected by students in each high school grade level, 5 senators for each grade. These representatives are responsible for listening to the needs and desires of their fellow students, working in student-organized committees, presenting action plans to the administration, and working to achieve the goals they set. Previous Student Congress accomplishments have included new tie options for chapel day uniforms, freshman orientation, and digital clocks in the hallways at the Dallas Road campus.
Grapevine Faith's chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) exists to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote authentic Christian leadership, and to develop a character that is pleasing to God in the students of the school. Juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. Officer positions within the chapter are voted on by NHS members. Involved students commit to maintaining excellent GPAs, completing an additional 10 service hours beyond the requried 20 hours, attending monthly meetings, supporting and donating to community outreach projects, and participating in NHS activities. Previous NHS projects and activites have included elementary after-school care, Parent's Night Out, and teacher appreciation week.
With our school’s mission to foster authentic Christian leadership in mind, the Grapevine Faith Speech and Debate team flourishes as a competitive and academic activity dedicated to the advancement of logic, argumentative skills, advocacy, creativity, rhetorical excellence, and performance artistry through communication. Further, this activity increases students’ awareness and critical evaluation of current political, social, economic, and cultural issues.
Jr. High has Speech and Debate Club. Involved students should take Debate I as a prerequisite elective, be willing to research and prepare persuasive cases, attend weekly afterschool meetings, and have a desire to hone their public speaking skills.
The purpose of the Young Republicans Club, an organization founded and led by students, is to educate and promote conservative values for the rising generation of Christian leaders. To become a member, interested students fill out a short application and commit to attending meetings, which take place twice a month, and participating in at least one club event during the school year. Students in the Young Republicans Club can also run for various officer positions, which are voted on by other members. Club opportunities include volunteering on campaigns for local party members and state politicians, working with national election events, and educating members on local and national political issues.
Grapevine Faith is proud to participate in The National Math Club from Math Counts. This club is open to junior high students interested in furthering their math skills through activities, games, guest speakers, and prizes in a relaxed, social setting. Members also have the chance to participate in the Math Counts Competition Series, a “bee-style” contest in which they compete against other students from local and regional clubs. Math club meets twice a month on Monday afternoons.
Congratulations to our speech and debate team for earning Charter Chapter Status, the highest honor as a team to date!
Grapevine Faith Christian School exists to develop and graduate authentic Christian leaders.
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