Mud, fun, and run!
Students from K3-12th gear up for the Patriot Pace

– by Alyssa R, junior – On Oct. 16, FBTA held the annual Patriot Pace! It ended up being a sunny day, but a muddy field with all the rain from the night prior. Every year the students collect pledges for new equipment, music instruments, useful tools, etc. for the school. The entire student body goes up to the soccer … Read More

Florence overstays welcome
Wreaking devastation to disappointment along east coast

– by Kiersten G, sophomore – After days of anticipation, hurricane Florence made landfall in Wilmington, NC, on Friday, Sept. 14. The hurricane was predicted to be category 5 with devastating rain and wind.  Many towns were forced to evacuate, and some students of FBTA even had siblings come home from college because of the hurricane. Some local high schools … Read More

Patriot Press goes digital:
New website hosts Patriot Press blog

The Patriot Press staff has made several upgrades this year, including online posting to our new website blog. Thanks to Mrs. Holley Van Den Berg, parent and FBT staff member, the new FBT academy website is up and running. She included a blog page for posting pictures and articles as they happen, so if we can get our act together, the … Read More

New year, new teachers:
FBTA welcomes new faces to our faculty

– by Hart Z, senior – A few new faces have joined the faculty at FBTA this year. Alumnus Corynne Damm is our new K3 teacher. Miss Damm graduated as Valedictorian from FBTA in 2014. She then attended Pensacola Christian College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in a Elementary Education. “I am very excited to be back at FBTA,” … Read More

Workplace management:
New office staff learn to navigate the process

– by Julie U, senior – Students now see two new faces when going to the office. Mrs. Mitchell joined the staff at school, and Mrs. Beach assists her in the school office. Along with these two new faces comes their new voices heard over the school intercom.  Mrs. Mitchell and Mrs. Beach take on several roles in the office. … Read More

Sounds of spring

– by Hart Z, junior – The elementary and junior/senior high spring concerts were held separately this year with the elementary concert on May 4 and the junior/senior high concert on May 15.  “The spring concert was artistically stimulating and moved the audience to a greater appreciation and respect for the fine arts,” said Mrs. Koechig, 5th grade teacher. Many … Read More

A missions conference to remember

– by Peter V, freshman – The FBT missions conference this year hosted seven missionary families who came and gave their presentations throughout the week. They came from all over the world, including Bulgaria, Germany, Honduras, Sweden, Egypt, Madagascar, and New Zealand. Dr. Don Sisk from BIMI was the guest speaker that week. In preparation for the conference, church members … Read More