The Franklin Road Academy Fine and Perform Arts students take the stage this week in CATS with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats' by T.S. Eliot. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday.
FRA News and Events
FRA students, faculty, and staff gathered Monday to honor veterans who have served our country, including nine alumni currently on active duty.
The FRA Panthers rolled to a 48-12 victory over the Northpoint Trojans in the opening round of the TSSAA DII Class AA State Playoffs.
The Panther Varsity Football team finished the regular season as regional runner up and heads into the state playoffs as the No. 2 seed.
Three students from Guatemala are studying at FRA for the next seven weeks thanks to a partnership with Faces & Our Cultures.
Each year Guatemalan students travel to Nashville to live with an FRA host family and study here during their summer vacation. While they are at FRA, the students -- Raúl, Cristy, and Nico -- will learn about American customs and practice their English.
As we continue to plan for future jobs unknown to us now, building students with meaningful interpretation and problem-solving skills is essential to our youth and their future. Students need to be given opportunities to have positive discourse, while also being taught the appropriate ways to behave when they get an answer wrong or aren’t sure of an answer. The Lower School is doing this is through small, meaningful conversations in math that promote critical thinking, encourage students to provide evidence to support their understanding, and require students to listen to one another’s understanding of a problem presented.
Franklin Road Academy inducted 24 students into the National Junior Honor Society Oct. 23 recognizing their excellence in knowledge, scholarship, leadership, character, citizenship, and service.
We are blessed to have students with Down syndrome as a part of our FRA community.
The Heart to Heart program provides a challenging educational experience for students with Down syndrome in an inclusive, integrated Christian community, with an unwavering commitment to developing the full academic and social potential of each student.