Upper School Blog, Week of April 20th


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


US Christian Educator of the Year – Ms. Julie de la Fe

Ms. de la Fe and son Jordan  Ms. de la Fe and students at prom

Each year, three nominees are selected by their peers and faculty within each division based on their:

After the nominees are selected, each TFA family is given one vote towards their student’s divisional nominees.  The following remarks by parents and students who nominated this year’s winner will give you a peak into the person they are and the incredible impact they have made and are making on their students.

Congratulations, Ms. de la Fe!


Raw Footage

Click here to check out this week’s edition of Raw Footage.

Sapphires Auditions

Attention 5th-11th grade girls!

Royal Sapphires Auditions will be held:

Monday, May 1st

Time: 3:30-4:30

Faith Hall 3rd Floor Room CF

The Royal Sapphires Dance Team represents TFA at Football games, Pep Rallies, Parades, & Chapels. The Sapphires also use dance as a tool to witness the gospel in the community. Wear dance attire and come prepared to move! Some Dance experience is recommended.

For more info, contact: Mrs. Collins, US room 116

Alternative Lunch – April 26

Students and Parents,

We will be having an alternative lunches on Wednesday, April 26th. The Junior Class is offering an alternative lunch for students in grades 5-12 and faculty to purchase those days. Kindergarten through 4th grade will have separate arrangements and will need to check with their teachers for information.

Lunch will be a Chick-fil-A Sandwich with chips & a water for $6.50. Extra Sandwich for $4.50.

To order, please visit to order this lunch if interested. Please submit your order by Sunday, April 23rd at midnight.

When you submit your order, you should receive a confirmation page. You may need to scroll back to the top if your screen goes blank. You should also receive a confirmation email within 15 minutes from Larissa Galloway confirming receipt of payment. You do have the option of ordering for multiple students. Food distribution will be in the gym lobby.

Please remember that if you don’t like this option then you are welcome to bring something from home.


Save the Date – Alex Chediak Parent Event

Alex Chediak parent event

Author Alex Chediak is speaking to Upper School students in chapel on Thursday, May 11th. Following chapel, we are hosting a Lunch & Learn for parents. All TFA parents are invited!

Thursday, May 11 at 12:00pm

Student Center

$10 per person – includes lunch – Click here to sign up!

Coast to Coast College Tour

Monday, May 15th at 7pm

Renaissance Orlando at Sea World

6677 Sea Harbor Drive

Orlando, Fl 32821

Come speak with Representatives from Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University

Register at: