Thursday, 6/1: Uniform is Activity
Friday, 6/2: Faculty/Staff In-Service Day
FACULTY NOTE: GRADES ARE DUE TO BE POST READY BY NOON ON MONDAY, 6/5. YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE 4TH QUARTER, 2ND SEMESTER EXAM, & 2ND SEMESTER GRADING COLUMNS MARKED POST READY (READY FOR REGISTRAR). PLEASE BE SURE TO MARK ALL 3 COLUMNS.
PA Corner (Parents’ Association Information)
NEXT MEETING IS JUNE 4th at 1 pm in the Middle School!
Our next meeting is Sunday June 4th at 1pm at the middle school. Please come help sort clothes.
Seeking Clothing Sale co-chair to lead our major fundraiser! Please email Susan at email@example.com.
We are proud to announce our officers for the following year:
President: Susan J. Gawalt, MD
Treasurer: Heather Grossman
Secretary: Cristina Lussier
US Representative: Susan Glascock
MS Representative: Shawn Richmond
July 2 after Summer School Registration for initial budget
Susan J. Gawalt, MD
Upper School Representative
Basketball Concessions Group Volunteer Coordinator: Lori Ponn firstname.lastname@example.org
Mentoring Funds Coordinator: Susan Glascock email@example.com
Randolph-Macon Academy/Common Reader
Essay Contest 2017
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown is a thrilling and bestselling true story of sports, history, and character.
Read the book carefully by this fall with attention to the elements of moral values and personal character that contribute to the extraordinary victories of the University of Washington crew team—all the way to the Berlin Olympics of 1936.
Consider questions such as these:
What are unique components of crew competition?
What obstacles did Joe Rantz and his crew team face?
What were the contributions of the coach and boat maker?
How did historical events, including the Depression and the rise of Nazism, impact the characters?
What were the moral qualities that led to the team’s success?
Essay prompt: Write an essay of about 750 words on the values and character that led Joe Rantz and his crew team to sports dominance.
Identify specific qualities of moral character and specific examples. The best essays will discuss the arc of the team’s progress from the beginning of the story to the end with good command of details and examples. Include one or two brief and pertinent quotations from the book with parenthetical citation.
Submit the essay online to Turnitin.com to by Monday, October 30, 2017:
class id: 15246180 enrollment: character