Blogs

Flip 2 Fit

While most of us use phone apps everyday, few of us have had to opportunity to see their own app in the Apple App Store. That's the case with The First Academy student Brennen Fountain. Brennen acquired an interest in coding at the age of 14, conveniently approximately the same time Apple's Swift programming language came out. Brennen started with the basics and spent time learning how to code using videos on Lynda.com. With the start of AP... Read More.

More Than an Open House

Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School Most of us know what The First Academy is about. It is about life-changing spiritual formation, it is about excellence in teaching and learning, it is... Read More.

State of the School

Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School   January is a time of reflection and anticipation at The First Academy. It is a time to look back and humbly reflect on the blessings of the... Read More.

Hour of Code comes to TFA

Computers are everywhere, and are changing every industry around the world. But fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Good news, The First Academy is on our way to change this! If... Read More.

Senior Spotlight, Alex West

At what grade level did you start at The First Academy? I attended The Classical School from second through eighth grade and then transferred to The First Academy in ninth grade, and I have been here... Read More.

Alumni Spotlight, Anna Boyd Hough

I had the privilege of attending The First Academy for 13 years and graduated in May, 2009. I went on to attend Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama where I majored in Entrepreneurship with a minor... Read More.

The Compassion Experience

Written by Patrick Barrett, Executive Director for Spiritual Formation & Missions During his time on earth, Jesus demonstrated incredible empathy and compassion. Empathy is the ability to... Read More.

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