How To Get Involved – Club Opportunities at the Upper School

Club Opportunities Author: Savannah Webb FCS has a LOT to offer students when it comes to extracurricular activities, which provide AMAZING opportunities for students. This blog post is going to break down the who, the what, and the when of clubs. Even though we’re a month into school, it isn’t too late to join. Get out there, and get involved!

High School Retreat – A Student’s View

  Retreat! Author: Savannah Webb One of the most beloved high school traditions is just around the corner: Retreat! In a mere few days, the entire high school will be on buses traveling through the mountains of Western Virginia on their way to Rockbridge. The time spent there will create memories that will last a lifetime, develop new friendships, strengthen

Developing Life Skills for Your 6th Grader

Developing life skills in your 6th grader may feel like an uphill battle. The middle school years can be hugely challenging for students and parents alike. The perfect storm of hormones, academic pressure, and excessive peer-drama can lead to your child resembling a raging pre-teen monster from time to time. And getting that monster to do their own laundry? That

Key Features of the Best Christian Schools

If you are seeking the best Christian schools for your children, there are a few key features you need to look for. Not all private Christian schools are created equal. If you are going to invest your hard-earned funds into a Christian education, make sure it’s the best. Here’s how to find the ideal fit for your family through some

Teaching Your Teen Biblical Values in Everyday Life

Teaching Biblical values to your teenager can feel like a daunting task. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of conflicting messages they are bombarded with on a daily basis. The influence of peers and media can seem all-consuming. But fear not, because your teenagers are listening to you far more than you may realize. No matter how

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

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Understanding College Prep Curriculum

There is a wide range of information concerning getting ready for college on the Internet, with most information leaning towards tips for being prepared. However, there is less discussion on choosing a college prep curriculum, with the focus primarily on STEM classes (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Usually this is done without incorporating the various aspects of proper citizenship, good student conduct, and personal discipline that it takes to accomplish