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R-MA Girls Learn About Jewish Traditions

Thursday, October 13, 2011

By Louisa Stanwich '14

Jessica, an eighth grader from Randolph-Macon Middle School, talked to the female Upper School cadets about Jewish customs, holidays, and traditions.  Jessica, according to Jewish culture, just became a “woman” in seventh grade when she had her bat mitzvah. She explained to the girls during the monthly Residential Life activity about this experience of becoming an adult in her religion and what she believes in.


R-MA Girls Learn About Jewish Traditions

Thursday, October 13, 2011

By Louisa Stanwich '14

Jessica, an eighth grader from Randolph-Macon Middle School, talked to the female Upper School cadets about Jewish customs, holidays, and traditions.  Jessica, according to Jewish culture, just became a “woman” in seventh grade when she had her bat mitzvah. She explained to the girls during the monthly Residential Life activity about this experience of becoming an adult in her religion and what she believes in.


R-MA Holds Patriot Day Ceremony

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

The sun shone down on the front of Sonner-Payne Hall, highlighting the various first responders’ vehicles present there—a fire truck, a humvee, and several police cars. But there was no emergency at Randolph-Macon Academy. It was the morning of September 12, 2011, and the students, faculty and staff were gathered to remember the lives lost on September 11, 2001 in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Towers and the Pentagon, and to honor local first responders.


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