Spirit always in season
Another spirit week in the books

– by Connor D, senior – At the end of February, FBTA continued its annual tradition of spirit week to cheer on the final basketball games and to hold competitions for the best costume and school spirit. This year’s spirit week saw a few differences to previous spirit weeks. Fictional Character Day and Zoo Day made their first debut with … Read More

Let it snow!
Students get early (and late) snow days this season

– by Liza F, junior – Snow days! Everyone loves them. From shopping sprees to sleeping in, the students of FBTA were ready for the day off.  On Nov. 17, FBTA had its first snow day of the year.   “I loved having the snow day off! It was great to finally be able to sleep in for once!” said … Read More

Will you be My Valentine?
Celebrating Valentine’s Day

– by Ava J, sophomore – As Valentine’s Day approached, everyone was on the edge of their seat to hear the famous question of February: “Will you be my valentine?”  While many in our school were disappointed to spend this year’s Valentine’s Day alone, this disappointment soon washed away when the Valentine’s Day parties started. From K3 all the way … Read More

A night to remember
Seniors and parents are recognized during special ceremony

– by Julie U, senior – The seniors of Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy were recognized during their home basketball games Friday night, Feb. 1. The jv boys, and both varsity girls’ and boys’ teams played an intense night of basketball against Landmark Christian School. The varsity girls won their game, and afterward the seniors had their special moment.  “Senior night … Read More

100 days and counting!
100th day celebration

– by Amy F, freshman – On Thursday, Jan. 31, the student body of FBTA successfully survived 100 days of school! Many classes enjoyed cheerful celebrations and tasteful desserts, starting with Miss Damm’s K3 class to Miss Lamos’s 6th graders.   Most elementary classes started with normal academics, but ended with kids bouncing off walls while eating lollipops and chocolates! … Read More

Winter revival blessings
Evangelist Dave Young preaches at FBTA

– by Caleb P, sophomore – Evangelist Dave Young and his family came to FBT on Jan. 27-30 for revival services and visited the academy to speak to the students. During this time, many people were excited that he came and could not wait to hear him preach. “Last week was really awesome, and I really appreciated how he took … Read More

Come one, come all!
The FBTA Open House was a success!

– by Hart Z, senior – No snow? Power in all the classrooms? Yes, the Jan. 22 FBTA Open House was a success this year.  For the last few years, there has been snow and Fairfax County power outages on Open House day, so it came as a delight this year to find out that the roads, although cold, were … Read More

A race against time
Yearbook team holds 3-hour marathon to meet deadlines

– by Liza F, junior –  If you think running a marathon is challenging, then you should attend an FBTA yearbook marathon. A few times a year, the yearbook staff holds after-school marathon sessions where they work for three hours at a time to provide you with the best yearbook you can possibly have.  Students work from 3:30 after school … Read More