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After scaling back extra school activities and field trips throughout the year, the students were ready to jump into something different, and spirit week provided just the right level of excitement and involvement that people needed. Everyone, from the smallest preschool student, to the oldest teacher (who shall remain nameless) got into the act, accessorizing outfits with anything from leopard … Read More
– by Cayli, sophomore – From the chilly nights and festive decorations, to the yummy hot cocoa and warm Christmas cookies, music seems to be something that brings most of the joy and holiday cheer to many students and staff at FBTA. This year, the Christmas concerts were virtual, with the elementary concert prerecorded and livestreamed on Dec. 8, and … Read More
For the first time in recorded history, Fairfax won both volleyball and soccer tournaments in the ODACS final championship games. “It was completely unexpected since we had lost to Valley’s soccer team and Faith’s volleyball team during the regular season,” said Mr. Bradford, soccer coach. “But they all fought hard until the very end. I am very proud of them.” … Read More
– by Zachary, freshman – During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people could not attend music lessons because they were stuck in their homes. At the start of the school year, the reopening of music classes was delayed as the staff figured out how to disinfect the class area and to social distance. “We’ve realized that spreading out more helps provide … Read More
– by Kiersten, senior – Students around the world are experiencing school in a different way this year. For some, it is simply wearing a mask and trying to remember not to hug their friends. For others, it is sitting at a laptop all day trying to navigate a virtual classroom amidst technical difficulties. Covid-19 has created a new environment, … Read More
– by Nathan, freshman – Covid-19 seemingly came out of nowhere last spring, effectively putting a halt to daily life as we know it. Now, with school back in session, how is everyone adjusting to the new regulations? Whenever new rules are put into place, students always have varying opinions on them, including masks and social distancing. “I don’t really … Read More
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