R-MA Blog

AFJROTC Cadre Announced

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Cadre promotions were held on August 23, 2011, in the Middle School Gymnasium. This was the mid-point of the Summer Leadership School, which began August 19, 2011 and will continue through to this Saturday, August 27th.

The full list of students promoted to leadership positions within the Air Force Junior ROTC program can be viewed here.


First Time at Boarding School: 9 Ways to Beat the Pre-Arrival Jitters

Friday, August 12, 2011

Let’s face it: starting a new school is exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Starting a boarding school adds a whole new level to those emotions. So I checked with our clinical counselor, our dorm staff, our commandant, and our director of residential life, and they came up with what I think is some pretty sound advice about how to help calm those condors fluttering around in your stomach:


Starting Boarding School: 12 Things to Bring to the Dorm

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

This is the first of a series on preparing these last few weeks before you arrive at your boarding school, wherever that might be.

I surveyed our dorm supervisors, director of residential life, and our commandant and asked them to give their suggestions on what boarding school students should bring to the dorm. Some of these are specific to R-MA, and I’ll try to note them.


5 Reasons Parents Look for a Private School

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Every year or so we survey our parents to determine why they were looking for a private school in the first place. I like playing around with stats (once in a while, mind you, not all the time) so I thought I’d share a few of the top reasons with you.

For today, I just want to focus on middle school’s numbers. We had 72 students enroll at the start of last year, and 28 families responded to the survey, for a 39% response rate.


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