Race through the year
Yearbook staff’s productive 3-hour marathon

– by Liza F, senior – An FBTA yearbook marathon is not your typical 5K marathon.  Every year the yearbook staff works for many hours to provide you with the very best yearbook. For the Wednesday marathon, students work from 3:30 after school until 6:30 p.m. Not only do students get a lot of their yearbook pages finished, but they … Read More

Busy, busy, busy!
Students prepare for the busy ODACS season

– by Haston H, senior – After Christmas break, FBTA students from 4th to 12th grade are hurled into one of the busiest times of the year. From speech classes to debate run-offs, there is always a bizz-buzz about the school. Students eagerly prepare for the chance to represent their school during ODACS competition using their God-given talent.  “While this … Read More

Patriots have pep
Spirit Week Pep Rally

– by Ella S, freshman – FBTA’s annual spirit week pep rally took place in the gym on Friday afternoon, Feb. 21. The pep rally hosted grades 1st through 12th, all bearing unbelievable spirit.  Students searched the school earlier in the week for hidden numbers and were given “prizes” (or “non-prizes”)—some for how well they played the mini games. The … Read More

We’ve got spirit!
FBTA Spirit Week 2020 was a win

– by Alexandra B, freshman – Spirit Week 2020 provided FBTA students with the opportunity to dress up, dress down, and turn out the lights from Feb. 18-21, culminating in a pep rally before both the junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams won their games against Temple Baptist School.  The week began with Cozy Day, where students tread the … Read More

Pizza, pizza!
High school classes earn free lunch

– by Amy F, sophomore – On Feb. 7, the freshmen through senior class earned a free lunch of Papa John’s pizza, chips, soda, and a choice of salad. After a close call on the class winners of the annual Christmas party, the five judges collectively decided to reward all high school students for their hard work, dedication, and excellent … Read More

Eggs, bacon, grits, sausage
Seniors “skip” classes for breakfast at IHOP

– by Andrea B, senior – On Feb. 4, the senior class went to IHOP with Mr. Bradford to eat breakfast and skip a couple of morning classes. The night before, the seniors had celebrated their annual Senior Night between their home basketball games.  “I liked how we were all united for a night,” said Lauren M, senior. “Our parents … Read More

Unconditional love and support
Senior Night recognizes seniors and parents

– by Caleb P, junior – During the FBTA basketball games against Evangel on Feb. 3, the school hosted a special, emotional moment for the seniors and their parents.  With a close game for JV boys and a victory for the varsity girls, and just before the Varsity boys were about to play, the loud speakers announced to the fans … Read More

Cheer your heart out
Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers

– by Alyssa R, senior – On Feb. 2, a group of juniors and seniors from the teen group got on a bus after the Sunday evening service to go to Pastor Abbey’s abode to watch the most anticipated sports event in the U.S.  The Super Bowl was played at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. The 49ers and … Read More

Teen tubing adventure

– by Andrew C, junior – The FBT teens took a day trip to Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry, Penn., on Feb. 1, for a day of snow tubing. Bro. Kyle Spatz and Mrs. Marlie planned the activity with the assistance of Mr. and Mrs. Hernandez, Mr. and Mrs. Page, Mr. Donnelly, and Mrs. Jacques.  Although it was a two … Read More