5 Surprising Facts About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School As we approach Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it is a blessing and honor to reflect on his memory and legacy. We are inspired by this devoted Christ-follower and servant leader who poured out his life for others in order to point us all toward God’s design for humanity. As we consider his legacy, let's be encouraged to dream big dreams, to be lights in a dark world, and celebrate our oneness in... Read More.

New Year’s Resolutions

Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School As the clock struck midnight and the ball dropped, many of us entered 2019 with hope and excitement. I am sure that important resolutions were made for... Read More.

Alumni Spotlight: Jon Wood

I graduated from The First Academy in May of 2000. In some ways that feels like a lifetime ago but in other ways, it seems like yesterday because of the great memories I carry with me. Of course, I... Read More.

A Day to Remember

Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School Last Saturday, as many were working on holiday “to-do” lists, 250 of our Middle & Upper School students, parents, faculty, & staff were... Read More.

Alumni Spotlight: Chloe Tower

I started attending The First Academy when I was in first grade after my family moved to Orlando. When I was not in class, my time at The First Academy was spent inside of the black box theatre where... Read More.

Lives Connected by Faith

Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School As the processional wound down the streets of Washington D.C., and as the pipe organ at the National Cathedral heralded the arrival of dignitaries, I sat... Read More.

Angel Han: Senior Spotlight

What a Grade Level did you start at The First Academy?  Eighth grade.   What were the reasons you or your parents chose The First Academy?  TFA is very distinctive compared to any... Read More.

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