R-MA News & Blog

9/11 Community Service Day

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Celeste Brooks

In honor of Patriot Day this year, Randolph-Macon Academy spent the afternoon of September 11th in service projects throughout the local area. The entire student body--over 300 students--and more than 30 adult supervisors joined together to take on 19 different projects. 

Apple 1:1 Computing Plan

Friday, September 22, 2017

Cooper Bourdon '11

Middle school students do some programming on a MacBook at a private school in Virginia

There have been great undertakings in our Academy’s history, but none quite like this. A complete conversion from PC to Macintosh over the course of one year is underway. 

What is the result of this conversion? A MacBook Pro in the hands of every faculty/staff member by Thanksgiving of 2017, and a MacBook Air in the hands of every R-MA student by September 2018.

R-MA Common Reader Essay Contest 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Celeste Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Public Relations

Each year, the R-MA English Department announces a book known as the “Common Reader.” While summer reading is assigned by grade level, the Common Reader is for everyone and anyone, from sixth grade students to seniors, from students to faculty and staff. The selections have included bestsellers such as The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.