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FBA Newsletter 1-27-2021






January 27, 2021

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First Baptist Academy is pleased to announce the results from this year's All-Region Band Competition. FBA had 15 students audition for the Region bands and 13 of those students earned placement chairs in their respective sections.


Ayden Bendele - Clarinet Symphonic Band - 3rd chair

Audrey Shobe - Clarinet Symphonic Band - 8th chair

Joshua Piedra - Clarinet Concert Band - 5th chair (17 overall)


Joshua Gray - Alto Sax Symphonic Band - 4th chair

Josiah Rodriguez - Alto Sax Concert Band - 4th chair (8 overall)


Timothy Delarosa - Trumpet Symphonic Band - 5th chair

Parker Inmon - Trumpet Concert Band - 8th chair (18 overall)

Braden Orth - Trumpet Concert Band - 9th chair (19 overall)


Zane Cooper - Trombone Symphonic Band - 1st chair

David Alsobrook - Trombone Symphonic Band - 2nd chair

Patrick Herzog - Trombone Symphonic Band - 5th chair

Carlos Hernandez - Trombone Concert Band - 3rd chair (11 overall)


Isaac Self - Tuba Symphonic Band - 4th chair


Mr. Strawn would also like to recognize Jaedynn Muenchow and Aiden Cox for their hard work as well.





Need a sweatshirt or athletic clothes? ​​ Now is the time to get them. ​​ 

The store​​ closes today,​​ January 27th. ​​​​ Order NOW.





Request for paperwork will be sent home this Friday, January 29th.

Check folders and backpacks for the request.

Please return your request by Wednesday, February 3rd.​​ 

Please keep your tuition and fee schedule​​ with the new rates​​ for your records.

Please​​ do not​​ send enrollment fees with your request for paperwork.

Enrollment​​ paperwork will be sent home Monday, February 8th.

Enrollment fees​​ are due​​ when you return the​​ enrollment paperwork.

At the time of enrollment, you may pay 1/3 of the enrollment fee.

The second 1/3 will be due by March 31st.

The final 1/3 will due by April 30th.

If you need financial assistance forms, please write at the top of the page that you would​​ like a packet sent with your​​ enrollment paperwork.

Enrollment Reminder: ​​ Have your paperwork in by the end of February to have your name put into a drawing for your​​ FIRST month​​ of tuition free.​​ 



The​​ new Tuition and Fee Schedule will be​​ attached to​​ the Re-Enrollment Request Form going home this Friday.

Please look at this page carefully​​ and keep it for your records. ​​ 

  • To keep up with increased costs, we have made slight changes to our tuition and fees.

  • Once you have selected a payment option, any changes will result in a $35.00 fee.

  • A Technology Fee has been implemented for students in grades 6th​​ – 12th.

You will have the option to pay this fee in 10 or 12 payments or in full.

First Baptist Academy instituted the Technology Fee as part of a comprehensive plan to build and maintain fundamental facilities and services in order to offer its students the highest quality learning environment. It is used to address specific technology needs such as computing and mobility, Internet access, email, security, help services, software, computer labs, Chromebooks, library resources, and wireless networks. 

  • P.E. clothes for 6th​​ -12th​​ grade students will​​ continue to be available for purchase through​​ http://coachsassistant.gtmsportswear.com/fbaeagles​​ . ​​ Current grey and red uniforms will be grandfathered in for the 2021-2022 school year only and a limited supply will be available in the school office. Once supply is depleted, we will not be re-ordering for students in 6th -12th grades. ​​ P.E. uniforms for students in K5- 5th grade will still be available for purchase in the school office.​​ 




Valentine Grams

DEADLINE TO ORDER: ​​ Tomorrow,​​ January 28th​​ 

Each recipient will receive one of two options:

​​ #1 – An Adorable 7” plush Narwhal

#2 – A Cute 6” plush Hammerhead Shark

Deliveries will be made on Friday, February 12th.


Order forms are available in the school office, online​​ and​​ in​​ the Band Hall.

Price: ​​ $5.00 each. ​​ Payment and order form due by tomorrow, January 28th.

All funds will benefit the FBA Band Program and their participation in the​​ 

District and State Music Contests.