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Come Enjoy God’s Creation on FPD’s Cross Country Course

If you’re on campus and have a moment, bring some tennis shoes and enjoy some exercise and God’s creation right in FPD’s own back yard.

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Tech Sense is the Best Sense

The young generation does not remember a time without technology. As with most things in life, this can be a great blessing or a distracting stumbling block depending on what we do with it.

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Student Spotlight: Lindsey Watson, Blood Drive Coordinator

Each year FPD hosts two to three blood drives on campus at which students ages 16 and older along with parents, faculty, and friends can give blood. The drives, led by the American Red Cross, are student organized and coordinated. We wanted to check in with one of this year’s student organizers, Lindsey Watson.

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Faculty Spotlight: Cathy Knight, Instructional Support & Reading Boost

We catch up with Mrs. Cathy Knight, FPD’s Elementary Instructional Support & Reading Boost Teacher, on why the two programs are key additions to FPD’s elementary curriculum.

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Student Spotlight: Karsen Ochs

The FPD softball season is underway is with that comes the fourth year of FPD senior Karsen Ochs’ annual Strike Out Hunger challenge.

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How to Be a Part of “God Winks”

Often we get small glimpses of God’s presence that we may not even notice at first glance – sunrises, sunsets, the simple ebb and flow of the ocean. Here are few suggestions on how to not miss out on “God winks.”

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Faculty Spotlight: Shane Self

The 2018-2019 academic year marks Shane Self’s seventh year at FPD, teaching AP Biology, Advanced Biology, and Chemistry during that time. For six of the seven years he has helped coach FPD’s Varsity football team and this year moved to middle school football. This year, Shane has taken on a whole new role as coordinator for FPD’s Viking Football League (VFL). This is a perfect role for someone like Shane who has a big heart for football and students. We wanted to check in with Shane about his thoughts on being a teacher and coach at FPD as well as this year’s VFL season.

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Three P’s of the Viking Nation

This school is approaching 50 years of existence. How far it has come! How blessed we are! As I’ve pondered what this school means – what it has meant to so many before us and what it still means today – I’ve concluded that there are a few constants that have formed a foundation here, a foundation for the Viking Nation. I call them the three P’s.

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Students Return from Italy Study Abroad Trip

Several FPD students and faculty spent two-weeks on a study-abroad trip to Italy.

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Why a Christian School? ACSI Blog Article by Dr. Jay Ferguson

Dr. Shealy recently shared this blog article from ACSI with FPD’s faculty and administration. The article was written by Dr. Jay Ferguson of Grace Community School in Tyler, Texas and rings true for all parents considering the value of a Christ-centered education. Dr. Ferguson does an excellent job highlighting why a Christian school education is […]

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