Sunday, May 27, 2018
When thinking toward the future of Fredericksburg Christian School, we can’t help but think about the past. Our founders, Mr. Gary Foss and his late wife Andy, first started the school at First Christian Church in 1979. With a staff of only four teachers and thirty students, Mr. Foss served as a principal, bus driver, playground supervisor, secretary, and...
The Honor Team got its start back in 2001, just a few months after 9-11. That day, the student musicians that would become The Honor Team had the privilege of playing music for and speaking to several people who were present during the attacks that changed our country forever. Their stories were, in a word, life changing. It was...
Gabe Manry ‘18 is bright, charming, and possesses an eloquence and self-possession that belies his age. At just 17, he’s already lived all over the world as a military brat, and in fact lived in Australia before landing in Virginia, where he’s resided since elementary school. He started at FCS in the 2nd grade, and now is about to...
MARCH 4, 1961 – FEBRUARY 20, 2018 “WELL DONE, GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT.” TAUGHT, COACHED, SERVED, AND MINISTERED AT FCS FROM 1989 – 2007 From former students: “One of my favorite people on the planet. It’s surreal that he’s gone.” “Mr. Holmes was someone I could always confide in and he would always give me his honest opinion. He was just a genuine person...
I recently read a blog by a friend of mine, Dr. Barrett Mosbacher, who is the head of a large Christian school in Alabama. The blog was about the importance of exemplary academics in Christian schools, but it included a striking statement about the relationship between academic success and the other educational pieces we uniquely offer in a Christian...
FCS student in the missions field
My favorite memory from my mission trip was: At Los Gozosos and hanging out with the kids.  I mostly loved it because I found my passion for the special needs community. -Kiara Lippart Talking to the children and caretakers at Casa Shalom. -Matthew Petitt Getting to see how much work we accomplished by the end of the trip. -Eden Ambrose Definitely seeing how happy it made...
superintendent of Fredericksburg Christian School talking to students
A letter from the Superintendent. These three nouns are explosively relevant to the raising of our children today, are they not?  Like it or not, technology impacts directly the lives of your children and our parenting. Teaching is what happens to our children every day; whether it is by the parent, with a classroom teacher, or on social media. And...
athlete at Fredericksburg Christian School
Luke Sellers’ Vision for FCS Athletics Fredericksburg Christian School’s Athletic Director, Luke Sellers, understands that “God never promises a bed of roses.” But just as a garden that needs to be constantly tended, sports are able to teach young athletes valuable lessons that they will carry through school and into their future. Finding Christ Growing up in Fredericksburg, Luke attended a...
Joshua King and the theater group at Fredericksburg Christian School
Like so many things at Fredericksburg Christian School, theatre is not just about vocal techniques and memorizing lines, it’s about leadership. Walking into a drama class led by theatre director Joshua King, you might find outgoing athletes, talented musicians, or the quiet and shy. Regardless, they’ll all be leaders in training. Take Nathan Trementozzi ‘18--who played the Beast in their recent...
Joseph, student at Fredericksburg Christian School
People say that Fredericksburg Christian School is a family. Often, that trite statement fails to remind us of the divinely orchestrated brothers, mothers, or uncles we gain as children of God. The story of Joseph Owiti ‘17 is one such example of God’s hand in the lives and hearts of those at FCS. Brenda Storms—librarian at the Upper School campus—met...

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