New Elementary School Update – April 2020

FCS Families, While you are busy navigating the online learning process at home, the construction team is hard at work on your new school! They are working diligently to make sure that you have a fresh, beautiful building to call home once we are together again.  We are praying for the construction team’s safety every day and we ask that

Wise Words from Our Senior – Savannah Webb

For the past few weeks now, I haven’t been able to shake the feeling that I’m missing out on something. I suppose I’ve felt cheated out of “the high school experience.” I’ve repeatedly dwelt on everything I won’t get to do—Senior Gala, Disney, Graduation. Even the thought of not finishing the summer countdown on VH’s board crossed my mind. All

Lower School Building Update

Here’s a quick update on the status of the new Lower School building and site improvements at the Thornton Rolling Road campus. Work on the new building continues at a steady pace and it is exciting to see the building come together so rapidly. Here are a few of the latest highlights. ·The concrete floor has been poured and utilities

40 Stories for 40 Years – Superintendent, Rick Yost

While he was born at Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida, Mr. Yost’s family moved to upstate New York when he was seven. Answering God’s call to serve as missionaries in Brazil, his parents made the move to attend seminary. The family crammed all four kids into a small car and loaded a 4’x 6’ Uhaul with only some clothes

40 Stories for 40 Years – Former FCS Board Member: Robert “Bob” Duffy

We were saddened by the recent passing of longtime FCS board member, Bob Duffy. Bob was a true model of a servant-leader. In his eulogy on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, superintendent Rick Yost, highlighted how Bob’s focus on the eternal impacted so many for the cause of the Gospel. “Bob Duffy had a deeper and more genuine sense of eternity

Affording Christian School Tuition for Multiple Children

So you have a growing family, and you’re wracking your brain on how to afford Christian school tuition for all of your children. If a Christ-centered education is important to you, there are many avenues to make it achievable for your whole family. Spend dedicated time discussing your priorities with your significant other, and then invest time in crunching your

Barna Research: FCS is Delivering What Parents Want

This just in: according to the latest research, Fredericksburg Christian School is delivering exactly what parents want. Barna has reported an exhaustive study of the top needs of parents when it comes to what they are looking for in a private Christian school. Number one was safety, followed by quality teachers, academic excellence, and character development. Here’s a breakdown of

Three Ways to Start Meaningful Holiday Traditions

It’s no secret why people say, “Christmas is such a busy time of year.” There are even songs written about the rush of activity during the holidays. Finding ways to slow down can allow us to imprint family values and a Christ-centered worldview in the hearts of our families. Here are three ways to start meaningful holiday traditions. Are there beliefs more

Family Anchors: A Peaceful Home

A peaceful home — what is that exactly? Does it mean that when we walk in our front door we’re greeted with calm voices, mood music, everything is in its proper place, and the wafting aroma from dinner already on the table? Is Peace something deeper but just as tangible? When I was growing up I remember that there was