Leadership for Life: The Fishburne Legacy

Character. Honor. Industry. These aren't qualities you have one day then discard the next. These are the qualities that every young man who comes to Fishburne Military School carries forward for the rest of his life . . . because we revere, elevate and model those things for our students every single day.

It's how you can spot a Fishburne Man - by his desire to maintain the highest standards of integrity and citizenship. And no matter how much the world changes, those qualities will always be admired - and followed. That's why we can honestly say that our graduates emerge from Fishburne Military School forever shaped by the concept of Leadership for Life.

Fishburne Military School

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"To forge educated and honorable young men of courage."  

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  • Fishburne Military School Resumes In-Person Classes

    Fishburne Military School classes for the 2020-2021 school year will begin in mid-August. In a letter to its Cadets, parents, and prospective families, the all-male, military, boarding school outlined its plans for the resumption of in-person classes and athletics.

    The school will implement a system of traditional classroom instruction which will include an online, component. While some assignments and instruction will be offered to Cadets online, Fishburne Cadets will attend in-person classes every day.

  • Fishburne Again Named to Top Schools List

    Fishburne Military School is proud to announce that they have been named to Virginia Living Magazine’s list of Top Schools & Colleges 2020. This list names approximately 160 programs across the state which are "leading the way in innovation".

    There are approximately 620 high schools (made up of 383 public schools and 237 private schools) and 81 colleges in the state of Virginia. Fishburne MIlitary School has cosistently made this list of the top programs since 2013.

  • Fishburne Military School Earns Honors at AMCSUS Awards

    Alexandria, VA -- The Fishburne Military School Corps of Cadets was honored on Monday evening during the annual Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS) conference for their performance in two competitions held at the end of 2019.

    The Caissons broght home First Place in the Fitness competition and earned a Third Place finish in the AMCSUS Academics competition.

  • Caissons Earn Top Honors at GW Birthday Parade

    Old Town Alexandria, VA ­– Fishburne Military School, Virginia’s oldest and smallest military school, earned top honors Monday in Virginia’s oldest and largest George Washington Birthday Celebration.

    The Caissons took First Place in the Military Units and Drill Teams category and also brought home the Second Place award in the category of Youth Bands.

  • Fishburne Military School and Georgia Military College Forge Enrollment Agreement

    Lieutenant General William B. Caldwell, IV, President of Georgia Military College, says this partnership will provide great opportunities to FMS graduates.

    “Fishburne Military School is a phenomenal institution and we’re proud to partner with them,” Caldwell said. “This agreement helps students at FMS by creating an easy transition for them to earn a college degree with us at GMC."”

  • Fishburne Wrestling Brings Home VIC Championship

    The Fishburne Military School Wrestling team, fresh off their regular season Championship, headed to Roanoke in a quest to bring home the school's first VIC Championship in 37 years. The Caissons would not be denied.

    When the dust cleared Fishburne finished with 171.0 points. Roanke Catholic was next with 103.0 point. VES was 3rd with 90 points, Covenant and Hargrave tied with 82 points and Blue ridge had 16 points.

  • FMS Introduces Moot Court Program

    Moot Court emphasizes critical thinking and analysis based on law and precedence. It stimulates discussion/debate based on knowledge, research and facts rather than opinion and emotions.

    This program gives our cadets a competitive advantage as they present succinctly, defend graciously and avoid the common opinionated arguments that seem to plague our culture.

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