R-MA News & Blog

An Academy is Born

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cooper Bourdon '11

R-MA's original Virginia private school building before the Great Fire of 1927

In the beginning, it was a simple hill one-half of a mile away from the Shenandoah River, sitting at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This hill witnessed the construction of a town called Front Royal, a Civil War battle, and the growth of a society that would develop a desire for a “male school of high grade.” This is the story of that hill.


Blooming with Awards

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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

The R-MA Band took several first-place awards during the 2017 Apple Blossom parades.

The Randolph-Macon Academy Band and the Parade Unit (Flag Corps, Color Guard and Corps Staff) took home several awards from the 2017 Apple Blossom Festival:  

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Firefighters' Parade


Founder's Weekend Recap

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Cooper Bourdon '11

Gentlemen of the Randolph-Macon Academy community finish 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the Yellow Jacket 5k

The Randolph-Macon Academy community threw a campus-wide celebration on Saturday, April 29th, and it was a terrific result. Over 300 members of the Front Royal community and alumni, in addition to more than 300 students, employees, and family members, came to “The Hill” to enjoy a day full of fun, food, and festivities. 


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