THE KINGDOM ATHLETE
The Kingdom Athlete is
...a child of God daily surrendered to His will and for His service,
...an athlete who seeks to glorify God through his actions,
...an athlete who adopts the “Win the Day” philosophy in all areas of life,
...an athlete who is humble and grateful for his gifts and opportunities,
...an athlete who is submissive to authority,
...an athlete who has a teachable spirit,
...an athlete who leads by serving others,
...an athlete who strives for victory, gives perfect effort and never quits.
...an athlete who understands he represents more than himself.
...an athlete who is not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ and seeks opportunities to share the good news with teammates, parents, officials, opponents and to the multitude of children that will look to them as they model Christ-like leadership.
The Eagle's Landing Christian Academy preschool and elementary music program is designed to align curriculum and help identify students who have a passion for the performing arts. Elementary and preschool students participate in a class called Exploration of the Performing Arts. In this program, students learn about and explore each of the performing arts disciplines. Age appropriate elements of instrumental music, vocal music, and drama are introduced to all students throughout the K3 through 4th grade years. Georgia music standards for elementary and GELDS for preschool is used along with Biblical Worldview integration.
PRESCHOOL AND ELEMENTARY MUSIC
LOWER SCHOOL CHORAL MUSIC
YOUNG CHARGER HONOR CHORALE
Young Charger Honor Chorale is an auditioned choir for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders, which meets on Thursdays from 3:15-4:15 PM. Students will have exposure to higher level musical repertoire that will enhance their knowledge and skills, while also giving them opportunities to be musical leaders at ELCA.
EAGLE'S LANDING CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Pre-K through 4th Grade
Director of Choral Programs
Tracey Fuller is an educator who works with singers and choirs from preschool age and up. She serves at Eagle's Landing First Baptist Church as the Choir Director, leads in the Saturate children's program, and also plays keys and sings in the worship services. She is a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in Music Education with an emphasis in piano and voice. Her passion is helping people develop their talents to serve God. During her 25 years of teaching music, many of her students have made All State Chorus, received scholarships, and served on worship teams. She has also collaborated with Will Turpin of Collective Soul by directing the children's choir for his production of Rock the Cradle. She is married to her high school sweetheart, and they have two children.
Pre-K thru 12th grade Choral Music Teaching Assistant and Piano Accompanist
Beverly Hedges has have been with the Eagles Landing Christian Academy School of Fine Arts since 2010. As a student of music she received private piano instruction for more than a decade and studied music at Tennessee Temple University. Her experience as a pianist has included almost 40 years playing and accompanying in bands, orchestras and choral groups. Beverly’s role at ELCA includes assisting Lower Level Music classes, accompanying Upper Level Choral Music and being Assistant to the Fine Arts Director. During the week Beverly also offers private piano instruction. She and her husband TJ have been married 38 years and have three daughters and three grandchildren.
LOWER SCHOOL CHORAL MUSIC STAFF
Middle Grades Art Instructor
Mrs. Sarah Blackaby is our Middle Grades Art Instructor here at ELCA and she teaches 4th through 8th grade. She is a graduate of The Art Institute of Vancouver, Canada with a major in Fashion Marketing and Management. She worked in graphic design for a non-profit Christian ministry and taught painting classes to adults prior to her time at ELCA. Her and her husband, Daniel, have twin boys, Logan & Emerson, enrolled here at ELCA. Art is Mrs. Blackaby’s passion and has been creating since she knew how to hold a paint brush. She is excited to teach the younger generation all she can about art and how they can use their gifts to serve God in amazing ways!
Elementary Art Instructor
Linda Jones is a graduate of Bob Jones University with a BS degree in education. Over the years, she has taught a variety of subjects in grades K5 through 12. She has spent the last 18 years at ELCA in middle school and elementary school. She and her husband, Doug, have 4 grown children and 9 grandchildren. She is passionate about teaching Art and brings a sincere joy to teaching. Her desire is to see students develop and use their God-given talents and abilities in ways that honor and glorify God.
LOWER SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS STAFF
LOWER SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS
In elementary grades, all students participate in the study of visual arts. They are exposed to various forms and mediums of art, including painting, drawing, clays and forms, and more. Students advance each year to the next level based on the aligned curriculum and are ultimately prepared to study art at a more advanced level once they enter the middle school art program.