Diving into summer reading

After the jubilation of completing another long school year, children are ready to spread their summer wings and fly into the wild blue yonder until their summer reading list brings them to a screeching halt. Without a doubt, every parent must face the daunting task of convincing their child to read specific books that their teachers have requested of them. …

Congratulations, FCS Class of 2018

FCS is proud of the graduating class of 2018! At 40 students, they are the largest FCS class yet and were accepted to 102 colleges and universities. They were awarded over $5 million in scholarships. But all of these numbers pale in comparison with the future that the Lord has in store for each of these incredible men and women. …

FCS Alumna Publishes First Book

Nysi Kilgore graduated FCS in May of 2015 and set off to Lee University with the highest of expectations. She ventured out of the FCS bubble top of her class and had already completed two years of undergraduate coursework by the time she walked across the FCS graduation stage. While she felt more than prepared for the coursework, Nysi said …

ACSI Praise Band Competition

FCS hosted the annual Praise Band Competition for ACSI in Atlanta. Students from Silverdale Baptist Academy, Athens Christian School, and Sugar Hill Christian Academy, enjoyed clinics in the morning and participated in a competition in the afternoon. For everyone in the New Life Sanctuary, however, it didn’t feel like a competition. We had a beautiful worship service led by students from …

Class of 2018 Trip to Cancun, Mexico

This spring, 15 seniors and 5 chaperones had the experience of a lifetime. They spent 10 days in Cancun, Mexico, learning the culture, enjoying the weather and ministering to the beautiful people there. They put on skits at a local public school, teaching children about the Lord. They ministered to 80 children at a local community center — playing games, …

High School Trip to the Ark Encounter

In April, our 9-12 graders took a field trip to see the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky. Located halfway between Cincinnati and Lexington, the Ark Encounter features a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions found in the Bible. The ark spans 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high, and provided our students with a unique opportunity …

Why Should Parents Send Their Children To A Christian School?

Written by Dr. Rick Johnson Why should parents send their child(ren) to a Christian school? The first directive is to look at the Word of God.  Parents are admonished to “train up their children in the way they should go.” We believe that a school’s ultimate purpose should be to equip children to understand the truth about life, the world, …

Student Body Unites at 2017 Advance

The 7-12 grade students came back from their 2017 Advance trip with a renewed connection to each other and to the Lord. Instead of calling it a “retreat,” Mrs. Johnson said she felt like God gave her the word “Advance” instead. “We wanted to communicate that we are advancing forward spiritually,” Mrs. Johnson said. “It doesn’t matter where the student …

Get To Know Our Elementary School Principal

Mr. Shaw is the lower school principal and the athletic director at FCS. His enthusiasm for great education and a fun, competitive athletic program is contagious. We got to sit down with him and ask him a few questions for you: Where are you from? I’m from Loganville, and I’ve lived in the metro Atlanta area my whole life. Where …

2017 Summer Required Reading

This year, students entering ninth through twelfth grades will select one book from three potential options. They are to write an essay reflecting on the novel. The essay will be due Monday, August 14th. Click here for High School Summer Reading Requirements Elementary and middle school summer reading requirements will be posted as soon as they become available.