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Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Hopper, High School Latin

Mr. Hopper joined FPD in 2013 and teaches Latin I, Latin II, Latin III Honors, Latin IV Honors, and AP Latin. He is known for a giant, hand-painted mural of the Mediterranean that spans his wall. He also advises FPD’s High School Chess Club, which has done extremely well this year. Most recently the team […]

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Ren Harden Takes On the State Capitol

FPD fifth grader Ren Harden recently spent a day at the Georgia State Capitol serving as a page. He found out it takes a sharp memory and patience to serve our Representatives.

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AP Courses, Dual Enrollment, Dual Credit – What is the Difference

FPD offers multiple ways for students to earn college credit in high school, from AP courses to Dual Enrollment and Dual Credit. With so many options can come questions. What courses are best? What is the difference? Which ones should I take?

The answer depends on the student and the college they ultimately attend. Here is a review of the three options.

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Garrett West (’18) nominated for Golden Eagle and Dooley Award

The FPD experience has been a journey that has honestly changed my life.

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FPD Robotics Team Advances to Super Regionals

The FPD Robotics Team competed at the State Championship this past Saturday, and for the first time in the history of the program, they were part of the winning alliance and will advance to Super Regionals! We met up with two members of the team, Sam Bass and Kirsten Williams, after their win for a little Q & A.

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Looking Foward and Catching Up with Rebecca Miller Semeria (’11)

We are catching up with some of our alumni in a new Alumni Spotlight series. Rebecca attended FPD from 4k – 12th and graduated in 2011. She participated in Viking League Soccer and was a four-year varsity player along with being Middle Georgia’s Soccer Player of Year in 2011 prior to earning a college scholarship. […]

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Student Spotlight: Olsen Kate Jones Paints for Casa Hogar

When instructed to pick a focus for her AP Art Portfolio, FPD Senior Olsen Kate Jones knew exactly what she wanted it to be – the kids of the Casa Hogar orphanage in Mexico. That focus turned into an outreach with Olsen Kate deciding to auction off her paintings at the Missions Conference at First […]

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Cuddled Up in Cashmere

Cuddle your kids in this type of “cashmere.” It’s the best gift you can give them.

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New Year! New Books!

As we head into the new year, we thought it might be nice to start 2018 with some book recommendations. We asked members of our administration to offer some suggestions for books they have read over the past few months regarding parenting or our Christian walk.

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Whom Are You Serving This Christmas

by Susan Causey, FPD School Counselor Christmas is a magical time of year for children and adults. The holiday lights, ribbons, trees, music, gifts, festivities, food, family, and friends all add to the celebratory mood. For Christians, it is especially a time to reflect on the God of the universe sending His one and only […]

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