May 31, 2017

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UNIFORM NEWS:

 

Friday: Duty

 

Uniform Next Week:
Cadets will be scheduled to get their military yearbook photo taken during aerospace classes next Monday through Wednesday (exact date of photo is below).  Cadets will wear Service Dress on their assigned day.

 

Monday: Duty
Tuesday: Blazer
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: Duty

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
  • On Tuesday November 7th Jostens will visit campus to walk students through the class ring purchasing process. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to get their lunch and bring it with them to the President’s Dining Room to meet our Jostens representative. On Thursday November 9th Jostens will return to take ring orders in the Turner Dining Room during lunch. If you have any questions please contact Kenneth Eye at keye@rma.edu.
  • note from Chief Gamache on earning money for college: Students can earn up to $3,000 in scholarship money on  RaiseMe for simply taking the PSAT, and up to $8,250 for scoring well.   I'm also VERY excited to let you know that RaiseMe is offering a new micro-scholarship to seniors for completing the FAFSA!!   Please read more about it in Yahoo! Finance.
  • Today’s College Rep Visits at 3:30 pm in Stan Fulton Foyer: University of Connecticut & Washington College
  • The Freshman and Junior classes will conduct physical training 19 - 20 Oct.  Students will change into PT clothes first before reporting to the classroom.  
  • The Fall Family Days schedule that was sent out and has been added below.  Thank you
  • Saturday, 18 November North Stafford Drill Meet. Cadets will depart at 6:00 am. and leave with parents/guardians at the event with day students returning back to R-MA for pick up around 6:00 p.m. POC: tlaing@rma.edu.  Address: North Stafford High School, 839 Garrisonville Rd. Stafford, Virginia 22554.
 
LOOKING AT NEXT WEEK:
  • Cadets will be getting their military photo taken during aerospace class either on Monday, 10/23; Tuesday, 10/24; or Wednesday, 10/25.  The Uniform for Photo Day is Service Dress
    • Monday, 10/23: All Aerospace 1 classes and 1st, 2nd, & 3rd period Aerospace 2 classes.
    • Tuesday, 10/24: All Aerospace 3 classes and 6th & 7th period Aerospace 2 classes.
    • Wednesday, 10/25: All Aerospace 4 classes.  
  • Cadets will have a sleep in on Wednesday, 10/25:
    • 7:30 am: Wakeup
    • 8:15 am: Breakfast
    • NO Formation (Day Cadets should be signed in by 8:40 am)
    • 8:50 am: First Class begins
  • Thursday, 10/26: Interact Club Meeting at lunchtime
  • Friday, 10/27: Corps Parade Practice in the AM -  8:00 am - 9:30 am.  The last class for Friday will be from 1:35- 3:05 pm followed immediately by Retreat Formation.  Weekend sign out begins after that.  
  • ACT Test at R-MA.  Registration begins at 7:30 am in Stan Fulton Foyer for those who have registered for the test.  Be sure to bring Photo ID and Registration ticket.  
  • The 1st Quarter ends on Friday, October 27th and grades will be due by Monday, October 30th by noon.

 

ATHLETIC RELEASE TIMES:  
Please be sure to visit the Calendar on rma.myschooapp.com for ALL game times and details.  The teams would love your support!

 

These are Team Release times
  • TODAY, Thursday, 10/19: Varsity Volleyball released at 1:40 pm
  • Friday, 10/20: Varsity Soccer released at 2:10 pm

 

College Readiness Info:

 

College Representative Visits to R-MA have begun.  Why should you meet with a College Rep, you may ask?   (1)  Meet face-to-face with College Admission Counselors that may be evaluating your college application.  (2)  Demonstrate interest in a college, especially one where you may be applying.  (3)  Practice your communication skills.   (4) The college may provide an "early read" on your application, transcript and scores.  (5) Learn about a college that may be a good fit for you.  

 

TODAY, Oct 19 at 3:30 p.m.   University of Connecticut
                                     Washington College
Oct 27 at 12:30 p.m. Radford University
Nov 2  at 3:30 p.m.   Norwich University