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

The bigger the better
Elective classes bigger in size, better in purpose

– by Caleb P, junior – Electives. Bigger, better, and more of it. This is the year where FBTA electives in the senior high are being upgraded from bigger to biggest and from better to best. There are specifically two electives that received an upgrade: French and Anatomy. In the past few years, Anatomy has been a half-credit course because … Read More

FBTA vs. FBTA: The ultimate rivalry
Guys’ varsity soccer team scores big

– by Jayden L, junior – For the first time in seven years, the FBTA guys’ soccer team achieved victory against a rival team who hadn’t lost for their past 53 games. Fairfax beat Heritage 1-0 in a hard-fought boys’ soccer game on Friday, Sept. 13.  The Fairfax guys’ soccer team has been practicing with all of their energy for … Read More

The night of nights
Jr./Sr. banquet dinner

– by Alyssa R, junior – For the annual Teen Banquet on May 24, the high schoolers visited Texas de Brazil and went on a boat ride around D.C. later that same evening.  All the high school girls and guys got ready for the annual Jr./Sr. banquet. The girls wore formal dresses, and the guys got to show off their … 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

A Mother’s Day to remember

– by Sri Shakti, freshman – A mother’s love is one of the most important things in a child’s life. Some earliest memories are often of a mother’s kisses or the sound of her soft voice.  It goes without saying, that the K4 students were elated to show their mothers how much they appreciate them at their Mother’s Day Brunch on … Read More