R-MA Blog

Varsity Soccer Fights Hard

Friday, October 18, 2019

Stephen Latham P'18, German Instructor & Varsity Soccer Coach

The Jackets dominated much of their away game against FCS through solid defense and quick counter-attack, taking a 1-0 lead into the half from an assist by Joseph Agbo-Afotey that was tucked away by Somto Ogah. FCS rallied after having a player red carded and yellow carded on the same bad challenge and equalized with 15 minutes to go. Alpha Diallo broke through with 5 minutes left and looked to have scored a deserved winner for R-MA only for the keeper to make an incredible low save. FCS managed one final shot that hit the crossbar, but landed on the line and play continued.

Middle School Cross Country Has Strong Close to Season

Friday, October 18, 2019

R-MA Staff
With fall temperatures finally arriving in Front Royal, the Middle School Jackets have spent the past two weeks preparing for the championship race.  As the runners assessed their goals for the championship race, the coaches turned their focus to having the runners build speed and being able to break through the mental walls that come with running.  Unfortunately for the runners’ legs, this meant lots of hill repeats as a means to make R-MA’s notorious hills less forlorning.  While these intense workouts seemed torturous to the students, by race time today, the

Cross Country Grit

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Don Williams, Cross Country Head Coach

The R-MA Cross Country Team completed in Charlottesville on Tuesday in the third of three DAC district meets.  The boys team was without two of their top four runners due to injury, so the emphasis was on running their personal best time.  Every runner accomplished this feat with a time of 1 to 4 minutes lower than their previous best time.  While the boys team dropped to 7th place in the district, every runner improved their placement standing, with Lawrence Carvana leading the way in 18th place.  Lawrence is only 3 places out of becoming a member of the All-District te

How Much Does Boarding School Cost?

Monday, October 14, 2019

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

According to Boarding School Review, the average boarding school tuition for a U.S. citizen is $56,875 per year (as of October 14, 2019). The tuition ranges are incredibly vast, from a mere $9,600 per year to more than $90,000 per year. To give you a little more of the framework, there are eight schools under $15,000, and 280 over $35,000 per year.