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Announcing Construction of new academic building for Girls Program

ASHEVILLE, NC — French Broad River Academy, an independent middle school with dual programs for boys and girls, announces plans for construction of a new academic building for its girls program on its South Campus in Asheville. The project will establish an expanded and permanent home for FBRA’s Girls Program on the 3.3-acre riverside campus just

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An Adventure of a Lifetime: Kayaking the Zambezi, Majestic Victoria Falls, Safari Camping in Botswana

This trip was more than just an adventure – it had been a journey of discovery, of connection, and of profound appreciation for the wonders of the natural world. Ellie Busse This past November my husband, Joe, and I embarked on an epic adventure with a wonderful group of friends. Our itinerary promised adrenaline-packed kayaking

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FBRA Seminars: Engaging Students & Empowering Minds

FBRA Seminars: Engaging Students & Empowering Minds

By Katherine Saul, Girls Program Academic Director Imagine the scene: you’re walking your dog in Montford Park on a sunny November day, and you come across a group of 25 neon-clad adolescents, engaged in enthusiastic swordplay and rambunctious stage fighting led by professional actors and directors on the Montford Players’ stage. They cluster in groups

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“This Ain’t no Teen Tour… The Evolution of the FBRA International Field EXPERIENCE

By Will Yeiser, Executive Director & Co-Founder From the day I started teaching middle school in 2002, I knew I had to create an international travel and immersion experience in a Spanish-speaking country that went beyond the confines of the traditional classroom. Most people wait until high school or college for some type of study

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