2020 Academic Awards

Monday, May 4th was the High School Academic Awards Ceremony. Many community awards were given throughout the ceremony. In addition, each academic subject area awarded a certificate for exemplary academic achievement. A senior was awarded the Lion Scholar in each academic subject area. Each senior was selected for overall excellence, achievement and success throughout their entire academic subject career. The …

Nurses Corner; COVID-19 Resources

Hello FBA Families, I hope that you are all doing well during this challenging time. Please know that I am praying for you. This verse was in my Bible reading this morning,“ Give worship to the Lord your God, Who will send His blessing on your bread and on your water, and will take all disease away from among you.” …

The road to Division 1 Football. Tommy Casey from FBA to Stetson

. . . . Tommy Casey Heading to Stetson University Thomas “Tommy” Casey, a 2019 graduate from First Baptist Academy is signing with Stetson University Football for the Fall of 2020. After graduating from FBA, Casey took a Post Graduate football semester at Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia.   “We are so excited Tommy is joining our program.  He is …

Senior Trip to Belize, 2020

Reflection of my time in Belize, by Tarah Gantzert, FBA Class of 2020 Stepping off the plane into Belize, I was pumped for a new adventure and ready to take a break from the hustle and bustle at home. It didn’t hit me until being on a peaceful beach, in a different country, the weight of the stresses and circumstances …

Continuous Enrollment

At First Baptist Academy we value the relationships between the Academy and our families. In a commitment to establish a long-term partnership between the Academy and our families, FBA has adopted the admissions model of Continuous Enrollment. From the time of initial enrollment, your student is automatically re-enrolled annually unless withdrawn by the parent/legal guardian.  In appreciation of our Continuous …

Jobs for the Generation Z era

Written by: Tom Riemenschneider Here they come!  Generation “Z”, those individuals born between 1995 and 2015 are reaching adulthood, finishing college or trade school and entering the workforce. By the time this generation is fully integrated into the job market, an estimated 60,000,000 will be employed or seeking employment. So what jobs are leading the pack for this new generation …

J-Term

Written by: Leigh Anne Bates When high school students return from Christmas break, they will embark on a unique experience, J Term. J-Term is a week to break away from the traditional eight-period academic day and take a deep dive into subject matter that sparks interest and excitement. Students can choose from a variety of hands-on programs ranging from computer …

Refuel

Written by: Billy “Fish” Fisher, April 2020 “Can you bring those guys back next year?” “Can we do like one of these a quarter?” These were just some of the questions students had coming off our first ReFuel back in February. ReFuel is FBA’s spiritual emphasis week, and our inaugural campaign saw pastors Gerald Fadayomi and Marquise Cox bring biblical, …