R-MA Blog

Strong Performance for Middle School Cross Country Teams

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

R-MA Staff
On September 17th, the Middle School Cross Country team hosted five area schools to run the new course for the 2019 season.  While the new course has eliminated the famed “Green Monster”, it did offer runners plenty of hills and “Green Monster, Jr.” to traverse.  After a quick walk-thru to ensure that all runners knew the way, the runners did their last-minute preparations.  Having one race under their belt already, the R-MA runners toed the line with confidence and excitement.  At the call to start, R-MA quickly took their places in the pack of

Middle School Volleyball Tallies Another Win

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

David Camarillo, Middle School Volleyball Head Coach

The Lady Jackets Volleyball team won another game against Mountian View's finest volleyball squad.  The girls started out slow with a series of bad serves, but then climbed back into the game with solid defense and some determination to win the first set.  In the second set, our Lady Jackets faced a more determined opponent.  The opposition tried to employ a quick overpass strategy and count on our team to make a mistake.  This turned out to be their mistake because our team was able to match them play for play.   Our girls stayed positive and determined; t

American Legion Post 53 Donates Flags to R-MA

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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

Last spring, Randolph-Macon Academy teacher Commander Julianne Cochran, USN, Retired, approached Front Royal Giles B. Cook American Legion Post 53 representatives about putting American flags in each classroom. The Post members were quick to agree to support their local Air Force Junior ROTC school, and over the summer, they purchased 51 brackets and American flags to be installed at both the R-MA Middle School and the R-MA Upper School. Sergeant-at-Arms Lalit ¨Pip¨ Piplani, the Post Adjutant John Kokernak, and Commander Cochran completed the installation in August. 

The Future of Education

Monday, September 16, 2019

Dr. Tess Hegedus, Dean of Instructional Leadership and Innovation

Take a moment to reflect on what school was like 50 years ago (~1970) and imagine what school might be like 50 years in the future (~2070). Then, consider what school is like right now (it’s almost 2020) and ask yourself, are we doing everything we can to position our students to be ready for the future?