Lower School News

The 2019 Fayetteville Academy yearbook is dedicated to Mrs. Virginia Satisky. She will be retiring in June after 40+ years at the Academy. Well done, Mrs. Satisky! We are going to miss you!

We are excited to announce that we are currently raising funds to renovate the Wood Technology Building and create two SmartLabs for our Lower School. As you know, Fayetteville Academy was the first private school in NC to have a SmartLab with the opening of the HLT SmartLab at the beginning of this school year. […]

clothing drive box

Freshmen Emily Brown and Maggie Barnes are collecting gently used children’s winter clothes for the elementary students at T.C. Berrien until December 7. A box for donations will be in the main office and outside the Lower School office.

Tori Nagowski (6th grade), Zachary Arnold (5th grade), Campbell Burt (6th grade), Ashlyn Young (6th grade) and Meredith Martin (5th grade) participated in the North Carolina Honors Chorus over Veteran’s Day weekend in Winston Salem.  Only 200 singers were selected from the over 600 who auditioned to be a part of this chorus. All five […]

Due to the dangerous weather conditions being forecast related to Hurricane Michael, Fayetteville Academy will be closed on Thursday, October 11.  School and all school-related activities are cancelled.  The campus will remain locked and the buildings alarmed so please do not come to campus on Thursday.   Sincerely, Ray Quesnel  Head of School  Fayetteville Academy […]

Due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Florence, Fayetteville Academy will have all classes and school activities cancelled on Thursday, September 13 and Friday, September 14.  The campus and all buildings will be completely closed so please do not come to campus for any reason during the closure. It appears that the most serious rain […]

Dear Academy Parents and Faculty Members, I normally send this email out later in the school year, timed to coincide with the arrival of wintry weather.  Hurricane Florence seems to be heading towards our area however and while I hope that none of us will be impacted seriously by the arrival of that storm, I […]


Fayetteville Academy third graders participated in a multisensory lab, “How the brain retains long term memory”, with the Anatomy and Physiology class.


Many thanks to Fayetteville Academy Coach Levesque and her Lower School students who raised $5,885 for the American Heart Association through the Jump Rope for Heart event which was held on January 9! Emmy Johnson and Polly Miller were the top fundraisers for the school. Outstanding job Also, Carly Reeves was the recipient of the […]


Each year, in recognition of Veteran’s Day, Fayetteville Academy honors our military veterans with an assembly. Enjoy this video of the 2017 Veteran’s Day Assembly.


Congratulations to all of our Lower School Spelling Bee participants and to our winners: (l-r) Grant Krakover-3rd Place, Zach Croot-1st Place, and Zachary Arnold-2nd Place! Zach will represent Fayetteville Academy in the county spelling bee on Wednesday, February 14 at 1:00 p.m. at the Cumberland County Schools Educational Resource Center. Good luck, Zach!