This Week at Frederica Academy

Lunch Periods Click HERE to view Cafeteria Lunch Menu (Grades 1-12).
Click HERE to view Cafeteria Lunch Menu (Grades PK + K)
Click HERE to download PK + K Lunch Order Form


10:00 AM Upper School Assembly in the Gym

10:00 AM Middle School Assembly in the Terry Thomas Room

Thursday 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Model UN Club Meeting in Room F-8
Members should bring computers, MUN binder, and all research

Friday 8:00 AM Fathers, Faith, and Frederica in Athletic Conference Room

8:10 AM Lower School Morning Meeting in Hamilton Hall

9:00 AM Lower School + Middle School Nutcracker Performance in Gym
Presented By:  Golden Isles Ballet Company

SAT Exam at Glynn Academy

2017-2018 Frederica Academy Directory

Click HERE to access a DRAFT of the 2017-2018 Frederica Academy Directory.

The FA Directory will be finalized and printed this week. Please click HERE to email Brooke Ackerman no later than Monday, November 27, to provide edits or updates to the Directory. Edits submitted last week have not yet been made to the DRAFT document.

You will receive a link for an electronic format of the Directory once it is corrected and finalized.

Parents, please click HERE to email Brooke if you want a hard copy of the Directory mailed to you. Directories will only be mailed to parents who request them.

Thank you!

Friday - GIBC Nutcracker Performance

Friday, December 2
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

FA Gymnasium

Golden Isles Ballet Company
Presents a Sneak Preview of:

The Nutcracker


FA Lower School +
Middle School Students

Click HERE for more information
about The Nutcracker.

FA Sea Island Junior Golf After-School Program

Frederica Academy is partnering with the Sea Island Golf Performance Center to offer another series of golf clinics for students in Lower School and Middle School, starting this week.

Click HERE for the Lower School information and HERE for the Middle School information.  Click HERE to register.

The deadline to register is Monday, November 27.

FA College Financial Aid Night (December 5)

College Financial Aid Night will take place in Hamilton Hall on Tuesday, December 5, at 6:00 p.m.

A representative from the Georgia Student Finance Commission will share information on the HOPE Scholarship and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

All Upper School students and parents are invited and encouraged to attend. 

Lower School Christmas Program Song Lyrics

Lower School parents (Grades 1-5), please click HERE to access the song lyrics for the December 7 music program. Students are encouraged to practice at home to prepare for their performance.

For more information, please click HERE to contact Phoebe Shelton, Lower School Music Teacher.

FA Jingle Bell Celebration (December 7)

Click HERE to access invitation.

FA Hour of Code (December 4-8)

Frederica Academy will participate in the Hour of Code again this year the entire week of December 4th. This is a global movement reaching millions of students in over 180 countries through a one-hour introduction to computer science and computer programming.

Click HERE for more information.

FA Media Center Book Fair (December 4-8)

The FA Book Fair will take place in the Media Center on December 4-8 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day.

In addition, the book fair will be open on December 7th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. during the Jingle Bell Celebration.

Students will visit the Book Fair with their class to shop and create a wish list that will go home with your child. Parents are welcome to shop any time that the book fair is open.

Approximately 20% of the gross proceeds from the book fair go to the library. Thank you for your support!

Parent Association Box Tops Program

Thank you to everyone who turned in Box Tops for our first collection and we are already starting to save for our February submission. Just a reminder that as we are all preparing for our Thanksgiving meals over the next week, don't forget to be on the lookout for Box Tops. You never know where you will find them. Click HERE to see all the items that contain box tops and an easy cut and paste sheet. Middle and Upper School, a little baggy works just perfectly.

FA Chess Players Win Major Awards

Six Frederica Academy students competed in the recent GrayKnight Chess Association Tournament which took place in Hamilton Hall.

Congratulations to FA fourth graders Thomas Sams, Amelia McGlaughlin, and Patrick Dunn for winning the School Team trophy in the Elementary Division.

Amelia won the Individual First Place award in the Elementary Division as well as the "Biggest Upset" Award.

Sophie McGlaughlin won the Individual First Place award in the Primary Division.

The FA Chess Club is coached by Pastor Gary Cumby.

Congratulations, FA Chess Knights!

Constance Sullivan Speaks at MS Assembly

Senior Constance Sullivan spoke at last week's Middle School Assembly as part of the Middle School's November Passion theme. Constance talked about her passion for community service and servant leadership and how it inspired her to establish the Upper School Ambassador Program three years ago.

FA Salutes its Grinch Performers

(Front Row L-R): Payton Cochran, Kate Walker, Kyler Alexander, Mary Ford Fitzjurls, Emerson Pickens
(Back Row L-R): Ellie Tronolone, Anna Claire Tronolone, Mary Wallace Champion, Allie Meacom,
Madysson Patron, Payton Topp

Click HERE for more information about The Grinch and the Jill Stanford Dance Center.

707 Gift Wrapping Community Service Project

Click HERE to contact Ashley Lavallee for more information.

December Special Event Calendar

December 4-8
FA Book Fair in the Media Center between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM

December 5 College Financial Aid Night in Hamilton Hall at 6:00 PM

December 6
Middle School FCA Meeting in Coach Derrick's Room during MS Lunch

December 6
FA Faculty Meeting in the Shuman Conference Room at 4:00 PM

December 7 Jingle Bell Celebration + Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:00 PM (Toddlers at 5:30 PM)

December 7
Scholastic Book Evening Fair in Media Center between 5:00 PM and 7:30 PM

December 9 ACT Exam at Glynn Academy

December 11-15 Middle School + Upper School Science Fair

December 13
Pre-K Christmas Program Dress Rehearsal in Hamilton Hall at 8:30 AM

December 14 First Grade Field Trip to Jekyll Island
Depart FA at 8:30 AM; Depart Jekyll to FA at 12:15 PM

December 14 Middle School Locker Cleanout Day

December 14 Pre-K Christmas Program in Hamilton Hall at 8:30 AM

December 14 Third + Fourth Grade It's A Wonderful Life performance at the Ritz Theatre

December 14
Science Fair Award Presentations at 10:00 AM

December 15
Kindergarten sings Christmas Carols at the Benton House at 10:00 AM

December 15 Annual Fund Benefield Society Party hosted by Abigail + Steve Hoover

December 18 Middle + Upper School Exams (English) / Early Dismissal

December 19 Middle + Upper School Exams (Math) / Early Dismissal

December 19
Kindergarten  Polar Express + PJ's + Hot Chocolate Celebration

December 20 Middle + Upper School Exams (Foreign Language) / Early Dismissal

December 20 Lower School Giving Tree Ceremony in Hamilton Hall

December 20 Lower School Noon Dismissal

December 21
Teacher and Staff Work Day - No Students

December 21 -
January 2

Student Christmas Holiday Break

December 22 FA Administration Building Holiday Hours:  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

December 27-29 FA Administration Building Holiday Hours: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

December 29 First Semester + Q2 Report Cards Posted

January 2 FA Administration Building Holiday Hours:  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

January 3 First Day of Second Semester

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2017-2018 FA Master School Calendar

Click HERE to  access
and  download the
Frederica Academy
2017-2018  School Year

2017-2018 Master Calendar Updates

To offset some of the school days lost to Hurricane Irma, we've made the following adjustments to the 2017-2018 Master Calendar. Click HERE to access and download the REVISED 2017-2018 Master Calendar.
  • Wednesday, December 20 - School will be in session on Wednesday, December 20. It will be a half day for all divisions. Lower School will adjourn following the traditional Giving Tree program. It will be the last day of exams for Middle School and Upper School students. Friday, December 15, will be the last exam review day and exams will take place on December 18, 19, and 20. Thursday, December 21, will be a Teacher Work Day.
  • Wednesday, January 3 - The Second Semester will start on Wednesday, January 3, instead of Thursday, January 4. All students and teachers will return on January 3.
  • Friday, February 16 - School will be in session on Friday, February 16. We will observe Presidents' Day as a school holiday on Monday, February 19.