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FBRA at 15

By Will Yeiser, Executive Director & Co-Founder This year the French Broad River Academy (FBRA) celebrates its fifteenth year of building character and integrity for a lifetime of learning, service, and leadership.  FBRA has served over 1,100 students and families since we opened our doors in 2009.  Whether we are in the classroom, performing on …

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Meet Dorrie Sieburg, FBRA Girls’ New Admissions & Communications Director

Welcome Dorrie Sieburg to FBRA as the new Admissions and Communications Director for the Girls School. Dorrie’s work and life experience over the last twenty years have pointed her toward FBRA all along the way.  After graduating from Penn State University with a BS in Education, Dorrie worked for the Student Conservation Association and Padilla …

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Ski Season 2021

While skiing is a lot of fun, our primary goal in the FBRA ski program is for students to grow in ability and confidence as skiers by providing specific skill instruction and practice time. In order to provide appropriate instruction at every level, each year our staff members attend a one to two day ski …

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COVID Update – March 2021

John Douglas, Director of Development Had I known four years ago that my job at FBRA would include monitoring people’s health, reading medical studies in JAMA, and communicating with healthcare professionals, parents, and staff on a daily basis surrounding testing, quarantines, and vaccinations for a deadly virus, I probably would have passed. However, as stressful …

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Community Meetings

Jen Horshman, FBRA Girls Program Director Looking at the political landscape in the United States, most anyone would agree that there is a lot of discord and a large dose of ineffective communication. If only politicians had learned how to resolve issues and problems in Community Meetings at FBRA. Community Meetings are part of our …

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