Welcome to Fort Service Learning Magnet Academy:

The BEST Middle School in the WORLD!


                     Mrs. Sonja L. Matthews-Coaxum,

                                   Proud Principal

2018 Homecoming Coronation

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 the FSLMA Homecoming Court was presented to the students, faculty, staff and parents.  “Let the Reign Begin:  A Couple of Forever’s” is this year’s homecoming theme.  Congratulations to all!

2018-19 Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to eighth grade teacher, La Songi Terrell, FSLMA’s Teacher of the Year!

The Amazing Faculty & Staff

Mrs. Sonja L. Matthews-Coaxum, Proud Principal

FSLMA Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence

Principal Sonja Coaxum, Superintendent Dr. David Lewis, and School Board Member Patricia Hugley-Green celebrate FSLMA’s 40 year anniversary with the family members of Judge T. Hicks Fort, our school’s namesake.


FSLMA is the middle school football champions for the second year in a row!  Congratulations to our players and the coaching staff!

Patriot of the Month--Fall 2018

Congratulations to these 28 distinguished FSLMA students

Legacy Day, 2017

Mrs. Coaxum, Ms. Simonton, Ms. Kindred and a select group of Patriots welcome honorees and attendees to FSLMA’s 2017 Legacy Day Celebration.

FSLMA Visits State Capitol

The FSLMA Student Council and Debate Team visited the state capitol to witness our Legacy Day recipient be sworn in as a Superior Court Judge by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. Pictured:  FSLMA students, Mrs. Coaxum and several state officials

FSLMA is a Georgia Family Friendly School

Congratulations, Fort Service Learning Magnet Academy!  We are a “Georgia Family-Friendly School!”


Wednesday, February 20th: Boys Basketball Semi-Finals, 5:30pm

Come watch our Boys Basketball Team in the playoffs as they take on Rothschild Middle School!  The game will take place at Spencer High School.

Friday, February 22nd: Girls Basketball Championship Game, 6pm

Come watch our Girls Basketball Team as they fight for the championship against Double Churches Middle School!  The game will take place at Carver High School.

Friday, February 22nd:  Friday Evening School, 4pm – 6pm

Students who are required to attend Friday Evening School will be notified during school on the Thursday before. Transportation home is required.  For additional information, contact Mrs. Rachel Johnson at 706-569-3740.

Saturday, February 16th:  GMAS Saturday School Study Skill Tutorial, 9am to 1pm

The Title I Extended Year Program will continue today.  Required students will need to serve 4 out of the 7 Saturdays. Snacks will be provided to all.

“We are Striving to Arrive at 525, which is PROFICIENT!”

The pictures below were taken at our first GMAS Saturday School on January 26, 2019–we had a great turnout of and an abundance of learning took place by our students and teachers!  Thank you to everyone who attended. 


             ATTENDED OUR FIRST SATURDAY SCHOOL              



In preparation for the Georgia Milestones Assessment System (GMAS), morning tutoring is now available for all FSLMA students, Monday through Friday from 7am to 8am.  This service will continue through Friday, March 22, 2019.  Please contact Mrs. Boykin or Coach Ward at 706.569.3740 if interested.

Monday, February 4th:  Track Conditioning Begins

Students who are interested in being a part of the Patriot Track Team, conditioning begins on 2/4/2019.  It will begin directly after dismissal and ends at 5:30pm.  ALL students must have a current physical on file.

Thursday, February 28th:  Black History Month Celebration

The FSLMA Theatre Department will be presenting their version of SOUL TRAIN at 6:30pm. All parents, family members, friends and members of the community are welcome to attend.



Fort Service Learning 

Magnet Academy’s 

Title I Parent Meeting and

2018-19 OPEN HOUSE

was a HUGE success!

Mandarin Chinese class

now offered at

Fort Service Learning

Magnet Academy

FSLMA thanks Dr. Lewis, MC Board of Education & Pat Hughley Green for the wonderful 2017 renovations! 

Dear Students,

Welcome to Fort Middle School!  I hope that you will have an exciting, productive and rewarding school year.  Our faculty and staff greatly value the contributions that you will make to our wonderful middle school.

I am so proud to be your principal. I consider myself to be extremely fortunate to have the honor and privilege of serving as your educational leader. Everyone has worked hard to create an environment that nurtures, enhances, protects and supports you; as you develop into smart, intelligent, well rounded, servant leaders of our growing community.

In addition to striving for academic excellence it is very important to become involved in our school by participating in clubs, fine arts, sports and other extracurricular activities. I wish for each and every one of you great success as you begin or continue your journey here at Fort Middle School, “The Best Middle School in the World!”

Mrs. Sonja L. Coaxum

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