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Justin Miernicki Solos in Randolph-Macon Academy Flight Program

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Baltimore Resident Becomes First Solo of the School Year

Front Royal, VA—On October 26, 2011, just days before an unusually early snowstorm blasted the Shenandoah Valley, 16-year-old Justin Miernicki flew his first solo flight at Front Royal-Warren County Airport. Justin is the son of Stephen and Karen Miernicki of Baltimore, MD.

R-MA Goes to Kennedy Center in Washington, DC

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

by Devon Vickery '13 and Sabrina Caballero '14

Forty-two Randolph-Macon Academy teachers and cadets were privileged to witness the famous musical production of Les Miserables on Wednesday, October 19, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D. C.  Among those who attended were members of the National English Honor Society and students of Honors English 10 and Drama. 

Homecoming 2011

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Dr. Tim Harlan gives a seminar on "Healthy Eating and Living" on the Friday of Homecoming weekend at R-MA.A rainy weather system moved into the area a few days before Homecoming, and R-MA staff, faculty, alumni, students, and families watched anxiously as the system stalled and dumped rain on the campus for three days straight. In the end, it was no match for the prayers of the R-MA family. By the time alumni began arriving on campus on Friday, October 14, 2011, the skies were clear.

Melton Gym Reopens After Renovations

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Randolph-Macon Academy’s Melton Memorial Gymnasium was first dedicated during the Homecoming festivities in 1956. The building was named in honor of Charles Lewis Melton, the Headmaster of Randolph-Macon Academy from 1899 through 1933. Its total cost was $275,000.

During Homecoming Weekend on October 15, 2011, 55 years later, the boarding school celebrated Melton Gym's grand re-opening.