Welcome to Viking Nation

Welcome to FPD! We are so glad to have you in the FPD Family! We hope this page keeps you up to date and in the know about all of the things you need for your new chapter at FPD.

New Family Events

Tuesday, August 6th from 9 – 10 am: Lower School Orientation in the Fine Arts Auditorium. We ask that at least one parent from each new family attend.

Tuesday, August 13th from 9:30 – 11:30 am: Upper School New Student / Parent Orientation in the Fine Arts Auditorium. We ask that all new 6th – 12th grade students attend in addition to at least one parent per family.

August 13 from 1:30-3 pm: Lower School (3K – 5th grade) Meet the Teacher

August 14: First Day of School (Half Day)

September 6: New Family Dinner (before the home football game)

Getting Started: Here is general information to help you prepare for the first day of school.

Quick Facts

FPD bills tuition over 12 months so your first tuition statement is now available on your Blackbaud Tuition account. For questions about tuition, please contact Terri.Newberry@fpdmacon.org.

Summer Camp sign up: https://www.fpdmacon.org/centerfordiscovery/summercamps/

3K – Kindergarten: Since your child is enrolled for the 24/25 school year at FPD, you are able to sign them up for Viking Clubhouse in the summer! You are not required to also have them in a camp to use the Clubhouse from 7:30 am until 6 pm. Learn more here: https://www.fpdmacon.org/centerfordiscovery/summercamps/viking-clubhouse-summer/

All school supplies for 3K – 5th grade are included in your tuition and will be in the classroom on the first day of school!

FPD provides a school bag for all 3K – 1st graders. Students do not need a bookbag until 2nd grade.

Online School Platforms

Viking Connect – Online Parent Portal (use username and password used to apply at FPD)

Viking Connect is an online portal for all grades at FPD. Parents may check their student’s grades 3rd-12th, sign forms, and connect to FPD’s Smart Tuition payment platform. 

Moodle – Online Assignments for Middle & High School (students given username and password at orientation)


Elementary Art

Lands' End Uniforms

FPD students wear uniforms from Lands’ End.

FPD’s school number for Lands’ End is 900160573. Students can select from an array of tops and bottoms.

Spirit Shirt Fridays! On Fridays, FPD students can wear uniform bottoms and an FPD spirit shirt purchased from the Viking Store or received from school activities.

Lower School Dress Code (2023-2024)

Middle and High School Dress Code (2023-2024)

The Viking Store is your official outfitter of FPD Vikings. Students can choose from a variety of spirit wear, gifts, school supplies, and uniform tops.

Shop the Viking Store Online

Forms & Documents

Bell Schedule (including school start and end times for 2023-2024)


Forms for Athletics or Marching Band

Students participating in the Marching Band or an athletic team in middle school or high school will need a complete a Physical Evaluation Form.

Summer Reading & Math

Our summer reading program at FPD is designed to encourage students to read appropriate selections that can challenge and improve their reading comprehension.  This summer we are also including common reads in middle and high school to generate discussion next fall.

The summer reading program for all students for 2024-2025 is available here. 

Upper School (6th – 12th grade) also has a summer math program. You will find your assignments on your students’ Viking Connect accounts. If you have a question about your schedule or what math class your child will be taking, please email Nora.Veazey@fpdmacon.org

Viking Vocab

Campus names & phrases

Other Great Viking Nation Programs!