Submitted by Celeste Brooks on Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:14
As part of the Air Force JROTC program, every junior at R-MA has to take Exploring Space. Knowing that some students may wonder why, MSgt Stephen Pederson, USAF, Retired, works hard to relate the curriculum to the student’s everyday lives. Part of that means helping them understand that NASA does more than just explore space through its three directorates.
Submitted by Juliette Michael on Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:25
Randolph-Macon Academy’s National English Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, and Art Department teamed up for a mid-year contest in which participating students were required to create an artistic poster that represented the life cycle.
Submitted by Juliette Michael on Tue, 02/02/2016 - 10:15
Each year, the entire Randolph-Macon Academy Middle School participates in the Patriot’s Pen Competition sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary. This year, the theme was “What Freedom Means to Me.”
Submitted by Celeste Brooks on Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:12
On Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Randolph-Macon Academy will welcome hypnotist Tom DeLuca back to campus for some mid-winter fun and stress relief! DeLuca has been to the R-MA campus twice before, much to the delight of the students, faculty, and staff. The presentation, which is sponsored by the R-MA Parents’ Association, will take place in Melton Memorial Gymnasium. The entire R-MA community is invited to attend.
Submitted by Celeste Brooks on Thu, 01/28/2016 - 13:09
On Monday, January 11, 2016, Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) President Brig Gen David C. Wesley, USAF, Retired, called R-MA teacher Michael Anderson to the front of the chapel to be recognized with the Exemplary Teacher Award from the United Methodist Church’s General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.
Submitted by Celeste Brooks on Wed, 01/20/2016 - 16:42
The Randolph-Macon Academy Band isn’t waiting around to see how much snow will fall this weekend. Instead, the group will load onto the waiting buses at lunch time on Thursday, January 22, 2016, and head to Florida. Their primary mission is to perform at the “Disney Festival of Fantasy” Pre-Parade, which takes place prior to the Daytime Character Parade in the Magic Kingdom. Their secondary purpose, of course, is to have fun.
Submitted by Celeste Brooks on Wed, 01/20/2016 - 13:11
New Student Registration Tuesday, January 26th
Registration for new students is still on for today, Tuesday, January 26th at 1:00 p.m. If you cannot make it safely at that time, please notify the admission office of your expected arrival and you will be registered on an individual basis.
Submitted by Celeste Brooks on Mon, 12/28/2015 - 09:36
On Monday, November 16, 2015, Charles “Eddie” Long attended the Relay for Life Kick-Off meeting at the Front Royal Fire Department. Attending the annual meeting had become a routine over the years, but this time, Long was in for a surprise. Present at the meeting that evening was a woman Long didn’t know—and after being involved in Relay for Life off and on for over 20 years, Long usually knew everyone at Relay for Life meetings in Warren County.
Submitted by Juliette Michael on Fri, 12/04/2015 - 13:28
The Byzantium chapter of the National English Honor Society held their fall induction on December 3, 2015. The ceremony took place in the President’s Dining Room on Randolph-Macon Academy’s campus. The following students were inducted as the newest members of the society:
Submitted by Celeste Brooks on Tue, 11/24/2015 - 15:47
Front Royal, VA—The annual Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA) Christmas Concert, featuring the Randolph-Macon Academy Chorus, the R-MA Handbells, and the award-winning 91st Virginia Air Force JROTC Band, will be held on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 7:30 pm in Boggs Chapel. The performance will include a number of Christmas favorites, and as has become an R-MA tradition, it will conclude with the band and chorus performing the “Hallelujah Chorus” together. This concert is open to the public; admission is free.