Randolph-Macon Academy’s Summer Programs have announced that Filmmaking will be added as a new elective class for the summer of 2014. The new Filmmaking class teaches students the extensive details for cinematography, and by the end of the course the student will have a fully completed mini “epic” film!
Following the previous year’s success in the Falcon Foundation Program (in which R-MA Falcon Scholars George Beals and Carissa Vaccaro earned appointments to and are now at the United States Air Force Academy, a.k.a. USAFA), Randolph-Macon Academy welcomed five Falcon Scholars for the 2013-2014 school year. This year’s Falcon Scholars include Patrick Coleman from Delaware, Jordan Wiggins from Ohio, Naji Bseiso from California, Matthew Sefton from Illinois, and Jewel Davidson from Virginia.
Randolph-Macon Academy has announced the employee and staff award winners from the first two quarters of the 2013-14 school year.
1st Quarter Awards 2013-14
Mentor - Christine Meyer, Director of Development
Faculty - Jonathan Kuiper, Upper School Math Teacher
Team - Housekeeping Department
Employee - Jim Corby, Transportation Department
Randolph-Macon Academy sixth grade student John Mark Secrist has won first place at the district level in the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Patriot Pen Essay contest. The district includes all public and private middle schools and homeschoolers in Winchester, Front Royal, Berryville, Luray, Edinburg, Elkton, Shenandoah, and Timberville.
To complement the campus bookstore and Alumni Association sales, Randolph-Macon Academy has partnered with MyLocker.net for online school apparel ranging from T-shirts and sweatshirts to bathrobes and hats.
Middle School Jacket Jubilee Carnival
Middle School Pavilion 1:00 -4:00 p.m.
Individual Classrooms 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Parents needing a conference with an Upper School Faculty member or Middle School Faculty member should contact the teacher directly via email
R-MA’s 2nd Annual One Act Festival
Little Theatre 4:00 p.m.
The Randolph-Macon Academy family, including cadets, teachers, staff, alumni, and parents, gathered in Boggs Chapel on Monday, March 24, 2014 for the 12th Annual Ring Ceremony. Ring ceremonies are a time-honored tradition at military schools throughout the U.S., and for the cadets receiving rings on Monday, that sense of tradition permeated the very air.
The Air Force Junior ROTC instructors and cadets of Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, VA, earned an overall unit assessment score of “Exceeds Standards”….the highest rating attainable during their rated unit evaluation on October 29, 2013. Air Force Junior ROTC instructors Lt Col Ronald G. McManus, Lt Col Barry Sebring, Master Sergeant Stephen Pederson, and Master Sergeant Doug French created a dynamic and supportive learning environment coupled with an excellent community outreach.
Randolph-Macon Academy hosted the 38th Military School Band Festival February 21-23, 2014, from Friday morning at 8:00 am, through the Festival Concert on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 pm, which was performed as part of the AMCSUS (Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States) 100th Anniversary Celebration at the Westin Hotel in Alexandria.
Front Royal, VA—While the rest of Virginia was focused on the incoming snowstorm that would eventually dump over a foot of snow on the Commonwealth, Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) senior Victor Marshall had his eyes set on something else entirely: completing his first solo flight. It was a dream he had given up on, but on February 11, 2014, he made it happen.
At Randolph-Macon Academy we welcome all potential candidates to apply for job positions that best match their professional qualifications. We also welcome volunteers to lend their time to the students and the academy. Use the links below to find more information on these two opportunities: