R-MA Blog

Talent and Grit Overcome Inexperience

Friday, March 8, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

R-MA Middle School boys’ basketball team was very young in experience, with a starting line up led by Jiseong Choi ’23 and Nnamdi Odom ’23, both only in their second year of basketball, and Patrick Brewer ‘23, who was in his first year playing organized basketball. However, raw talent and strong determination outweighed that inexperience. The team dominated the Valley Middle School Conference, winning both the season and tournament championship titles.

2019 Academy Awards Winners Create Laughter, Capture School Spirit

Friday, February 22, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

Amidst sparkling apple cider toasts and homemade refreshments, glittering backdrops and lights, R-MA students, faculty and staff gathered for the second annual Academy Awards held at Boggs Chapel on Sunday, February 17, 2019.

The contest and the ceremony both featured some changes this year. A flight competition and Middle School group competition were incorporated into a new category, School Spirit. In addition, individual awards for items such as “Best Director” and “Best Special Effects” were added.