2022 Open House

The Academy Open House and Pre-Registration for the next school year is Tuesday, January 25, at 9:30 am or in the evening at 7:00 pm. The academy office will be accepting early re-enrollment forms on this day, with a 50% discount off the registration fee. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity since we have a waiting list … Read More

Academy Play

The students of Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy present the Academy of Arts play: Rescue! The Story of Amy Carmichael. Make plans to join us on Saturday, Nov 6 at 6:00 p.m. or Sunday, Nov 7 at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are free at the door.

Open House & Pre-Registration

Tuesday, January 19, is the Academy Open House and Pre-Registration. Families can come at 9:30 a.m. to tour the classrooms, chapel, and lunch, or attend the evening event at 7:00 p.m. You will hear highlights of our upcoming school year and have the opportunity to register your child.

New places to explore
Testing out the new playground high on To Do list

Students waited in anticipation as Mrs. Darby and Mrs. Pigott cut the ceremonial ribbon celebrating the opening of the new playground last spring. They were able to enjoy the place for two whole days before the world was shut down with the coronavirus pandemic.  Now students will finally be able to explore the different areas and find their new favorite … Read More

Catching up on old news
Summer activities, senior trip, graduation

The virus pandemic this past spring threw the entire academic schedule completely out of phase for the final three months of the prior school year.   On the afternoon of March 13, rumors began flying that Fairfax schools would be closing for two weeks in order to plan how to handle the novel coronavirus. Two weeks dragged into a month, … Read More

Facility facelifts

The staff has been hard at work over the summer upgrading the facilities by painting hallways, upgrading flooring in the cafeteria and preschool bathrooms, building plexiglass shields for classrooms, and installing speakers and a new sound system throughout the building that will help with the emergency alarm system.  The building never sleeps. We are so thankful for the men and … Read More

A year in review
2020 yearbook news

Final page submissions for the 2020 yearbook were due on March 16. The entire school closed down on March 13. “We were so fortunate to have had that last yearbook marathon the week before to take any final missing pictures,” said Mrs. Dyck, advisor. “If we had closed one week earlier, we would have missed capturing so many events. I … Read More

Sports awards over camera

– by Peter, junior – On May 19, the Athletic Awards Program was live-streamed in the FBTA auditorium. What made this a unique experience was that no one was present to receive their awards.  “I thought the sports banquet went great! It was really cool that we could still have it online,” said Haston, senior.  One of the major things … Read More

Cutting the year short
Students open up about online classes

– by Andrea B, senior – When the governor announced that all schools in the state of Virginia would close for the rest of the year, that not only meant ending the 2020 school year earlier than usual, but also meant canceling many extracurriculars, like girls’ soccer, spring concerts, and the annual ODACS Fine Arts competition.  “It’s sad that we … Read More