Faith Christian High School Academics
Faith Christian Academy offers multiple academic tracks that include a wide variety of Biblically integrated courses. Students who enroll in the traditional Faith program attend classes on campuses in grades K-12 that upon graduation are designed to prepare them to succeed in college. Students in grades K-12 are required to take traditionally taught courses in Bible, English, Math, Science and Social Studies. Additionally, a variety of elective courses are offered in foreign languages, pre-engineering, the visual arts, speech, drama, choir, band, technology, and physical education. Faith students have access to technology labs on each campus. Special art and science labs are available as well. Additionally, FCHS students may choose to take either advanced placement or dual credit college classes in which they have the opportunity to earn college credit while attending high school.
Feb 2017: Congratulations to our inaugural mock trial team! The Honorable Michael Hegarty, US Magistrate Judge and FCHS parent, had a vision to start a mock trial team at FCHS this year, and he has been coaching this team of eight students to an undefeated status so far this season! The team, over the week of February 6-11, competed in several events and tied last year's state winner, defeating schools four to five times larger. The FCHS team headed to the state competition during their inaugural year!
Hon. Michael Hegarty
The SPEECH & DEBATE TEAM, has received a grand total of 109 awards during the 2016-2017 season!
1st Place - 27 awards (up from 11 last year!) 2nd Place - 12 awards
3rd Place - 10 awards 4th Place - 8 awards
5th Place - 12 awards 6th Place - 7 awards
At the State Competition, 14 students competed and five made it into the finals.
Junior, Mikayla Martin, won first in State Speech for Dramatic Interpretation.
Junior, Emily Funk won second in Lincoln-Douglas Debate and in One-on-One Value Debate.
Sophomore, Jacob Marquardt, took second in Dramatic Interpretation.
ACADEMIC BLESSINGS CHAPEL DAY - 09.26.16
Seventeen students were inducted into the National Honor Society during the annual Academic Blessings Chapel. Ninety seven students achieved high honor roll status at Faith Christian High School for the 2015—2016 school year. Students must earn a 3.8 grade point average or higher to be on the high honor roll. Of the 97 high honor roll students, 30 earned a 4.0 for both semesters last year for the first time and 32 earned a 4.0 for a second entire school year.
CONGRATULATIONS to the seven seniors who were recognized for maintaining a 4.0 grade point average for their first three years of high school: Landon Ford, Emily Fox, Joshua Garcia, Brendie Humphreys, Julie Payne, Peter Roem, and Shawn Rogers.
2016 Grad, Kevin Tully, Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Kevin was recognized for scoring in the top 5% students nationally. Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. "The young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success," commented a spokesperson for NMSC. "These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation."