Lower School News

At this time, we intend to operate on a normal schedule at Fayetteville Academy on Friday, September 6. Please check the school website and other communication methods in the morning for any possible changes or updates to that plan.

School and all other activities at Fayetteville Academy are cancelled for Thursday, September 5. Please do not go to campus, as all buildings will remain locked and alarmed. Ray Quesnel Head of School

Dear Fayetteville Academy Family, I hope you all had a chance to relax and enjoy some good weather over the long weekend.  Since effects from Hurricane Dorian may be heading towards our area later this week, I thought it was a good time to send my annual reminder of the procedures that we use at […]

Marcela Ovalle received both a BS and an MA in Foreign Language Education from the University of Antioquia in Colombia. She has five years of teaching experience at the college and high school levels and worked for the Houston Astros Major League baseball organization, teaching English as a Second Language to several of their minor […]

New Faculty Spotlight – Joy Cogswell, Pre-K – First Grade Choral Music Instructor: Joy Cogswell has been a renowned music teacher and performer for over 40 years. She has a Bachelor of Music Education with Piano Principal degree from Florida State University and has completed graduate studies in piano performance at Meredith University. She holds […]

The Fayetteville Academy Key Club is collecting school supplies for the Boys and Girls Home at Lake Waccamaw, a shelter for children recovering from abuse or a family crisis. Please bring any donations of pens and pencils, paper, folders, notebooks, backpacks, etc. to Dr. Limberg’s room by October 4th. Thank you! 

The Fayetteville Academy Online Store has been extended to September 4th at 11:00pm and new items have been added. All proceeds will be used by FAPA (Fayetteville Academy Parents Association) for our school. Thank you for your support!   https://tthi.chipply.com/eagles/?fbclid=IwAR3VvIB4XqeTjnHfKQbEUOBuh8ywFc8FdF4dVCjDZxC4-ctyfu4eSalbEI8

Did you know Fayetteville Academy is ranked #1 in the Fayetteville, NC area in the Niche.com 2020 rankings for: Best College Prep Private High Schools Best Private High Schools Best Private K-12 Schools Best High Schools for STEM View other Fayetteville Academy Niche.com rankings  

Fundraising continues for the Fayetteville Academy Lower School SmartLabs® with an opening during the 2020-21 school year. Your financial commitment will help prepare our students for the future by investing in curriculum-supported Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) labs called SmartLabs®. Each Lower School SmartLab® (one for PK—2nd grades and the other 3rd—5th grades) […]

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!

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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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.

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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!