Special Visitor in 5th Grade Band

Last Thursday the FCS 5th Grade Beginning Band had a special visitor to their Band Class. Mr. Ognek, a parent of two FCS students, rehearsed with the Beginners and gave a wonderful demonstration on his trombone.  He answered all of their questions before leaving.  We are very grateful for the time he spent with us. Click here for here for

Nicole (Frain) Thomas ’01 – Owner, Family Hope Solutions

Alumni Update and Business Spotlight Nicole (Frain) Thomas ‘01 Owner, Family Hope Solutions www.familyhopesolutions.com After graduation from Fredericksburg Christian School in 2001, Nicole attended Christopher Newport University for her undergraduate degree and then immediately began teaching students with autism in Stafford County. Nicole earned her Master’s degree in Special Education during her time teaching. She then went on to complete

Erin (Storms) Blair ’10

Erin is a member of the FCS class of 2010. After graduating high school, she attended James Madison University and then went on to live and work in Charlottesville, VA with her husband Jordan Blair. There she worked in the design department for a national advertising franchise, The Scout Guide, as a Graphic Designer for 4.5 years. After the birth

Kara (Flanagan) Paxton ’11

Alumna Kara (Flanagan) Paxton (’11) graduated from VCU in 2015 with her BSN and is currently a Coronary ICU RN with a certification in critical care at VCU. She says she loves that she gets to be hands on at her job and that she has tried her hardest to help and encourage everyone she cares for. During her free

Stephanie (Miller) Goudeau ’03

Alumna Stephanie (Miller) Goudeau attended Lee University and then transferred and graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Kiniseology – Physical Education in 2007.  Stephanie met her husband of 12 years, Jacob at Liberty University and they now reside in his home state of Louisiana with their three children; Griffin (8), Emmeline (6) and Poppy (6 months). They both

Jenny (Carter) Nolan ’03

After graduating from FCS in 2003, Jenny went on to college at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Directly after graduating from Mercer in 2007, Jenny was selected as a Teach For America Teacher in inner city Atlanta, where she taught first grade for two years. Next, Jenny went to law school at Mercer and passed the Georgia Bar. She and

Else (Whelpley) Bartee ’11 – Owner of Else Bartee Photography

Alumni Update – Else (Whelpley) Bartee ‘11 Owner of Else Bartee Photography Else, a 2011 graduate of Fredericksburg Christian School, states that one of her most impactful memories at FCS was being a part of a mission trip to South Africa. It was there that she had an incredible turning point and strengthening of her faith, and it was due

Claire (Lister) Ellinger ‘96 – Owner, Art Time for Kids

Alumni Update and Business Spotlight Claire (Lister) Ellinger ‘96 Owner, Art Time for Kids www.arttime4kids.com Claire attended Mary Washington College from ’96-’00. She graduated with an Art Degree with an intention to work as an interior designer. As luck would have it, she found herself working at an alternative school and the Virginia Outdoor Center helping children with emotional disabilities.