FRA News and Events

Wrestlers Qualify for State Meet

Two Panther wrestlers qualified for the TSSAA DII State Championships in Chattanooga. Two more narrowly missed the opportunity in their high school debuts! Junior Thatcher Frankfather (182lb. class) and freshman Logan Maki (106lb. class) each finished 3rd at the TSSAA Regionals qualifying them for the State Championships.

Freshmen Bobby Council and Griffin Frankfather each placed 5th at the Region Championships just missing the 4th place qualifying standard.

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Isabelle Steinert '22 honored as a first-ever female Eagle Scout

Isabelle Steinert '22 was honored on Monday night as one of Middle Tennessee's first-ever female Eagle Scouts. The virtual ceremony was held at the Grand Ole Opry House and celebrated 21 female scouts. Larry Brown, the council's chief scout executive, commented, “This is a great day for the Middle Tennessee Council as we celebrate the accomplishments of these trailblazing Eagle Scouts. This class of Eagle Scouts represents 8% of our registered female Scouts–and this is only the Boy Scouts of America’s second year of offering the Scouts BSA program to young women.”

Congratulations Isabelle!

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Faculty Fellows Program is currently accepting applications

The Faculty Fellows Program is designed to bring dynamic early-career educators to FRA for one-year fellowships. Fellows are typically only one to two years removed from their undergraduate work. All fellows are paired with a master teacher with whom they collaborate throughout the year, adding another instructor to the classroom and another mentor for our students.

Applications are due Monday, February 8. Click here to learn more and to apply.

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Evening with the Arts

Franklin Road Academy Fine and Performing Arts proudly presents Evening with the Arts.

This year's production features the talents of Miles Adams, Hailey Blahauvietz, Olivia Cain, Thomas Daniels, Harper Hazlitt, Ella Kinder, Annabel Oliff, Natalie Richter, Taylor Robinson, Elena Shepherd, Taylor Smith, Paul Sposato, Sophie Vincent, and Khalia Sanders (featured visual artist).

We hope you enjoy the show!

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Fourth Grade Winter Olympics

On Wednesday, our fourth grade students participated in the 8th annual Franklin Road Academy Winter Olympic Games. The students worked hard to prepare and were committed to competing in the true spirit of sportsmanship. In preparation for the Winter Olympics, the fourth grade students worked in teams and created three different countries. We hope you enjoy seeing all the photos from this fun-filled day!


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Mid-State/All-State Choir Honors

During a year in which our vocalists have demonstrated both grit and creativity, FRA had five upper school singers achieve top  honors in mid-state/all-state choir auditions. Each of these students submitted aural recordings for their respective auditions, and then a second video for the virtual choir projects that will showcase the finalists in concert. Those virtual concerts will be released in February for you to enjoy. Congratulations to these students on their outstanding work and accomplishments! 

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Christmas Band Concert 2020

This year's Christmas band concert features the seventh and eighth grade advanced band, upper school jazz ensemble, brass ensemble, saxophone quartet, flute and violin duo, rhythm section, and brass quintet. Students showcase their talents by performing holiday classics including "Deck the Halls," "Ode to Joy," "The First Noel," "Let it Snow," and many more. We would like to thank Bob Chandler and David Dawson for their work to create this special video presentation.

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