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Fishburne Military School Parents Weekend

Fishburne Military School Hosts Parents Military Weekend

- Waynesboro, VA -- Cadets, Faculty and Staff alike at Fishburne Military School have been busily preparing for one of the biggest weekends of their school year. Parents Military Weekend at FMS is an opportunity for Cadets to showcase their talents and achievements. Throughout the weekend parents will come to campus from across the country and around the globe.
Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Rocket Club

Fishburne Rocket Club Blasts Off

- Monterey, VA -- The Fishburne Military School Rocketeers traveled to their usual site in Monterey, VA to launch rockets on Saturday as part of the Teen America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) program. The cadets learned much from the launch and are expected to design around the problems they encountered. All of the Caissons' chutes deployed perfectly and no eggs were broken in landing.
Fishburne Military School cadets volunteer in support of Waynesboro, VA Kite Day

Fishburne Military School Key Club Supports Kite Day

- The Fishburne Military School Key Club along with Waynesboro High School Key Club helped bring some colorful fun to to local kids during Waynesboro's annual Kite Day. Sixteen FMS Key Club members assisted with helping children prepare and fly paper kites. The annual event has been a Waynesboro, VA favorite since its inception in 2006.
Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Volunteer as Election Pages

FMS Government Classes Getting Hands-on Civics Lesson

- As Election Pages, the Fishburne Military School Cadets will assist electoral officers at their respective polling stations, help to greet and orient voters, and aid anyone needing assistance at the polling places. The Cadets will work in two shifts throughout Election Day, learning civics lessons first-hand as they go.

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Athletics News

Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA ) Cross Country Team

Fishburne Military School Hosts Cross Country Invitational

- Coyner Springs Park, Waynesboro, VA-- It was a perfect day to run a race and many Fishburne Military School Caissons Cross Country runners took advantage of the cooler temperatures to post improved times for the season. With a field of 105 runners, Sophomore Garrett Rose (Columbus, IN) again led the team. Fishburne's next meet is next Saturday in Lynchburg for the VIC Conference meet. 
Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Cross Country Team (XC)

Fishburne Middle Schoolers Take on Kate Collins XC Meet

- Waynesboro, VA -- Fishburne Military School Cross Country's 7th- and 8th-graders made the trek across town as Kate Collins Middle School hosted 81 runners in a XC meet for Middle Schoolers. Eighth grader Justin Hill (St. Augustine, FL) medaled in the event ,.. the next Caissons runner to finish was 7th grader, Ian Clardy (Arlington, VA), who earned a personal record.
Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Soccer Team

Caissons Soccer Tops Massanutten Academy

- The Fishburne Military School Varsity Soccer Team (3-8-0) traveled to Woodstock on October 9th to play Massanutten on a hard, gnat-infested pitch on a very humid late-afternoon. The Caissons had ten shots and a very productive 41 steals, while neither side was able to score in the first. Altogether, the Caissons had an even more productive second half than the first: with 26 shots and 63 steals.
Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Raiders Team

Fishburne Raiders Look Strong in Orange County

- The Fishburne Military School Raiders (A Team) traveled to Orange County HS on Saturday to take on a field of twenty-two other Raiders. The Caissons maintained their reputation as one of the Brigade's top Raider Units by placing first in two categories and placing in the top ten in every category. The Raiders will be back in action on 28 October for the Fishburne Military School Raider Meet at Coyner Springs Park.

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Alumni News

Rick Tiemann, Fishburne Military School 1970, and book Developing World Class Leaders

Tiemann ’70 Publishes Leadership Guide

- A new book, "Developing World Class Leaders: The Ultimate Guide to Leadership Development" by Rick Tiemann, Fishburne Military School Class of 1970, is sure to become a required part of every Caisson's Leadership Library. During his Cadetship, Rick was the Commander of the Hudgins Rifles, and Vice-President of the Varsity Club. He earned athletic letters in Football and basketball.
Jonathan Edwards will perform at The Birchmere on Saturday (Photo Credit: Denise Maccaferri)

Jonathan Edwards ’64 Interviewed in Alexandria Times

- By Denise Dunbar (as printed in the Alexandria Times 8 Sept 2017). Saturday night’s concert at the Birchmere is a homecoming of sorts for singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards, whose hit “Sunshine” propelled him to fame in 1971. Edwards grew up in a home on the Potomac River in the Fairfax County section of Alexandria and has fond memories ...
John Rorke, Fishburne Military School Class of 2001, Named Veteran of the Week by Oklahoma House of Representatives

John Rorke ’01 Named Veteran of the Week

- Oklahoma City, OK -- John Rorke, Fishburne Military School Class of 2001, received a standing ovation on Monday as the Oklahoma House of Representatives honored him as their Veteran of the Week. John served two tours in Iraq, returned home to finish his B.A. at Oklahoma State University, and went on to earn a M.S.W. from Arizona State.
Joseph Byron Yount III, Esq. (1939-2016)

Fishburne Military School Mourns Passing of Giant in School History

- Joseph Byron Yount III, 76, former Waynesboro mayor and longtime city attorney, well known for his half century of board leadership at Fishburne Military School and as a local historian, speaker, and writer, died Sunday. Mr. Yount was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Fishburne-Hudgins Educational Foundation in 1967 and served tirelessly until his death.

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