The First Academy Preschool, Week of April 18th


Parents, please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss:

Message from Sarah Donovan,  Principal of The Extended Educational Programs

God said, “Let the waters under the sky be gathered together in one place, and let the dry land appear.” And so it was. Genesis 1:9 Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, 2016. A day to celebrate one of God’s greatest gifts, our home. As we raise the next generation it’s crucial for us to continually celebrate God’s creation. Our children will be the bearers of continuing to love and care for our great, beloved Earth. I encourage you to take time to share the story of Genesis with your children, young and old, and model taking care of our precious home through healthy practices, such as reducing, reusing, and recycling.

Message from Mrs. Grayson Merritt, Director/Assistant Principal

10 For we are God’s masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus to do good works,which God prepared in advance for us to do.  Ephesians 2:10.

As I worked with our teachers to set up our Arts in April event, I was blown away by how beautiful each piece of art was.  I overheard a teacher say, “Even though we each were working to accomplish the same idea through art, look how completely different each piece is!”  Isn’t this so true even in our own lives? God creates each one of HIS precious children as a perfect “masterpiece” in HIS own image, yet look how different we all are!  I have had several “proud mama moments” as I have walked the halls this week, basking in the beauty of the art – all of the pieces being so alike yet so different, just as each one of our precious little ones are!  How GOD must feel the same sense each day as we serve HIM and how HE must see the same beauty in each of us!!!

Orlando Magazine’s Best Of Orlando Awards

It’s time to cast your vote for the best private preschool in Central Florida in Orlando Magazine’s Best of Orlando Awards!  The First Academy Preschool is up for the award in Preschool, Private School (K-8) and Private School (9-12).

Simply fill out the ballot ( to vote today!  Please cast your vote by Saturday, May 1, 2016 to help spread the word about what amazing learning is taking place on our campus!

Summer Camp Registration

Summer is right around the corner!  We have begun online registration for summer camp.  There will be 2 sessions with 2-day, 3-day and 5-day options:  Session I (Monday, June 6th-Thursday, June 30th) and Session II (Tuesday, June 5th-Friday, July 22nd).  Please register today so we can hold your spot!  For more information and pricing, visit our website:

Welcome To Our School Family


Welcome Jayden (Miss Susan’s Toddler Class)

Classroom School Spotlight-Art Show

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