Showtime
Fairfax choral group showcased at national competition in front of 3,000 people

– by Caleb D, senior – The resolution and climax of the competition season here at Fairfax is the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS) National Fine Arts Competition in Greenville, SC, for Christian high school students across the nation.  Each year during the closing awards ceremony, the AACS officials choose a handful of performers to showcase their performance in … Read More

Saving the bells
1st year handbell choir places 2nd at nationals

– by Connor D, senior –  At the beginning of this 2018-19 school year, Mr. Probus, FBTA alumni, was asked to help revive the academy handbell choir. After a semester of practicing only twice a week, the handbell choir outdid themselves, placing 1st at both the regional and state competitions and advancing further on to the national competition at Bob … Read More

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