What Do TFA and Virgin Atlantic Have in Common?

Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School Virgin Atlantic Airlines is a market leader in the travel and tourism business. They own massive Boeing jets and sell exotic vacation packages. Their colors are red and white. The First Academy is a Christ-centered, college-preparatory school. We teach and train students to impact their world through servant leadership. Our colors are blue and gold. So what do we have in common? Both... Read More.

A Father’s Protective Instinct

Written by Mr. Patrick Barrett, Executive Director for Spiritual Formation & Missions I'm not a particularly strong man, but if King Kong stood between me and my children I'm fairly confident he... Read More.

Finding Jesus in the Hurricane

Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker,  Head of School As we returned to school this morning, I was reminded of how thankful I am to be part of a community that puts "First Things First" even in the... Read More.

I Want Another World

Written by Patrick Barrett, Executive Director for Spiritual Formation and Missions   In his outstanding book, "The Life You've Always Wanted: Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary People," John... Read More.

Hurricane Irma Procedures

Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School Dear Parents: Good afternoon to all. We are blessed to have a wonderful group of administrators and staff on campus today cleaning things up and... Read More.

Alumni Spotlight: Kennan Miller

I graduated from The First Academy in 2012, and immediately went on to attend the United States Naval Academy as a member of the Class of 2016. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy, I received my... Read More.

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