R-MA News & Blog

An Academy is Born

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cooper Bourdon '11

R-MA's original Virginia private school building before the Great Fire of 1927

In the beginning, it was a simple hill one-half of a mile away from the Shenandoah River, sitting at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This hill witnessed the construction of a town called Front Royal, a Civil War battle, and the growth of a society that would develop a desire for a “male school of high grade.” This is the story of that hill.

Blooming with Awards

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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

The R-MA Band took several first-place awards during the 2017 Apple Blossom parades.

The Randolph-Macon Academy Band and the Parade Unit (Flag Corps, Color Guard and Corps Staff) took home several awards from the 2017 Apple Blossom Festival:  

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Firefighters' Parade

Founder's Weekend Recap

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Cooper Bourdon '11

Gentlemen of the Randolph-Macon Academy community finish 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the Yellow Jacket 5k

The Randolph-Macon Academy community threw a campus-wide celebration on Saturday, April 29th, and it was a terrific result. Over 300 members of the Front Royal community and alumni, in addition to more than 300 students, employees, and family members, came to “The Hill” to enjoy a day full of fun, food, and festivities. 

Golf Fighting for First Place

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Bill Curl '66

On Monday, May 1st, the R-MA golf team traveled to Army Navy Country Club in Fairfax, Virginia, to play against Trinity Christian School (TCS), ranked number eight in the Division II state poll and the Highland School. The weather forecast was not good but the storm held off until the match was completed.