Middle School Newsletter, Week of 2/5

Please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss
February 5: MS Chapel- Shrek Jr Cast Performance
February 5-7th: MS Fine Arts Production of Shrek Jr
February 11-13th: MS Fine Arts Production of Shrek Jr
February 12th: MS Chapel- Pastor Jimmy Knott speaker
February 16th: Student/Teacher Holiday


Precious Prayerful Pink Pick Me Ups

“Faith does not make things easy; it makes things possible. “ Luke 1:37
“Out of difficulties grow miracles”
“Dr. Higgins, you are a beacon of God’s love to everyone around you!”

Just a few sample of the lovely notes from all of the middle school students notes to Dr. Higgins.





(pictured left to right: Liberty Jensen, Ana Maria Kostowski, Danielle Gannaway, Audrey Duncan and Skyler Miller enjoying lunch following the SAT)

On Saturday morning, January 24, several of our 7th grade students had the opportunity to take the SAT at Dr. Phillips High School. They were prepared with their calculators and pencils to tackle the test!

We are proud of the diligence and academic accomplishments of our students! Way to go!


Open House– Invite your friends to join us February 8th from 2-4pm when The First Academy opens its doors for new prospective families. Guests can take a guided tour, ask questions and meet the faculty! RSVP online to reserve your spot.


Middle School Chapel– Join us for our weekly Middle School Chapel Thursday 2/12 at 9:35am in Henry Chapel. We will be welcoming guest speak Pastor Jimmy Knott as he shares about leadership.


February 16th– Student/Teacher Holiday- no school.


Lost and Found
Stop by the Clinic in the Lower School if you have misplaced an item! Items that are not claimed will be donated.


MS Chapel– Join us for our weekly chapel as we enjoy a performace from our Shrek Jr. cast. Chapel begins will be held in the TFA Gym at 9:35am-10:20am.


SHREK JR.– The First Academy Middle School proudly presents Shrek Jr! All shows will be held in the Black Box theater located on the second floor of the middle school wing. Please visit this link: for all ticket sales.
Show times are as follows: February 5,6,7 @ 7:00 p.m., February 12,13 @ 7:00 p.m. and a matinee on February7 @ 3:00 p.m. There will also be a student only matinee on February 11 @ 3:00 p.m. (Tickets for just this performance will be $5 with student ID with sales just prior to showtime – no online or presales for this performance). Ticket sales are final. Wheelchair accessible seats are available only in the front row and are marked on the ticket site. Will call tickets can be picked up at the Upper School reception desk beginning 30 minutes prior to each show. If you have any questions, please direct them to: