Patriots have pep
Spirit Week Pep Rally

– by Ella S, freshman – FBTA’s annual spirit week pep rally took place in the gym on Friday afternoon, Feb. 21. The pep rally hosted grades 1st through 12th, all bearing unbelievable spirit.  Students searched the school earlier in the week for hidden numbers and were given “prizes” (or “non-prizes”)—some for how well they played the mini games. The … Read More

We’ve got spirit!
FBTA Spirit Week 2020 was a win

– by Alexandra B, freshman – Spirit Week 2020 provided FBTA students with the opportunity to dress up, dress down, and turn out the lights from Feb. 18-21, culminating in a pep rally before both the junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams won their games against Temple Baptist School.  The week began with Cozy Day, where students tread the … Read More

Behind the scenes of Joseph
Making sure the play ran smoothly

– by Jordan P, senior – While the student actors stole the show on stage, other students were also involved in the production aspect of Joseph, handling makeup, costumes, and set design. The makeup crew was able to recreate intricate makeup designs onto students over the course of two performances.  “It was fun being around all the girls and getting … Read More

God Meant it for Good

– by Jayden L, junior – Genesis 50:20 says, “But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.” This verse, taken from the life of Joseph, was the central theme of the play. Pastor Abbey made it his mission to … Read More

Put your running shoes on
Patriot pace is October 15!

– by Ava J, junior – On Oct. 15, FBTA is holding a school-wide fundraiser called the Patriot Pace, which is a walking, jogging, and running event. Students from K4-12th grades collect sponsors, and run around the soccer field to raise money for the school. A sponsor can contribute money for every lap a student runs or give a flat … Read More

A year in review
FBTA receives 2019 yearbooks

Receiving the FBTA yearbooks and attending the dedication ceremony signals that the end of the year is near.  On May 23, a 15-minute video was presented to the entire student body and faculty to recount the year-in-review. The yearbook staff searched through thousands of photos from the year to highlight our favorite memories.  After the slideshow presentation, Hart, yearbook editor, … Read More

The sound of spring
Academy spring concert

– by Liza F, junior – ODACS being over doesn’t mean that FBTA has stopped participating in great music programs. As the school year comes to an end, FBTA held its final concert of the year. The concert consisted of many of everyone’s favorite ODACS songs along with a few new songs.  The program began with the handbell choir presenting … Read More