R-MA News & Blog

UAV Class Set to Begin This Fall

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Celeste Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Public Relations

The recreational use of drones is increasing at a steady pace, and the number of potential jobs is increasing even more rapidly as new uses for the small UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) are developed each day. In fact, according to Christopher McFadden’s article “What Types of Drone-Related Careers Are There,” published on interestingengineering.com on July 6, 2017, “There are a predicted 100,000 drone-related careers set to flood the jobs market over the next few years.

Alumni Profile: Stephen Czarda '09

Monday, July 10, 2017

Cooper Bourdon '11

Czarda.jpgYoung people come through Randolph-Macon Academy’s doors for many different reasons. Some want to enhance their level of education, some require more structure in their academics, and some want to be a part of a decorated Air Force Junior ROTC program. Regardless of their reason for choosing to attend R-MA, they receive all of these benefits that forge a well-rounded person, even under tragic circumstances.

R-MA Common Reader Essay Contest 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Celeste Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Public Relations

Each year, the R-MA English Department announces a book known as the “Common Reader.” While summer reading is assigned by grade level, the Common Reader is for everyone and anyone, from sixth grade students to seniors, from students to faculty and staff. The selections have included bestsellers such as The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.

Speaking from the Heart: Stephen Czarda '09 at R-MA Middle School Promotion Ceremony

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Celeste Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Public Relations

On June 1, 2017, 28 eighth graders—along with their families, friends, and Randolph-Macon Academy staff and faculty—gathered at Boggs Chapel in eager anticipation of the Middle School Promotion Ceremony. This year provided a special treat, as R-MA graduate Stephen Czarda, Class of 2009, returned to speak to the R-MA Class of 2021.