By Marianne Hause, June 16, 2023 The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is considered to be the most important part of the Bill of Rights. It guarantees citizens the… Continue reading VMI Cadet (FMS Alumnus) Examines First Amendment Rights for Military Members
Waynesboro, VA: Fishburne Military School (FMS) founded in 1879 announced its Director of Admissions, Mr. Mike Payne, on July 2, 2023. As a boarding school graduate, Payne brings first-hand insight… Continue reading Fishburne Military School welcomes Mr. Mike Payne to its admissions team
Bob Stuart, The News Virginian, May 13, 2023 The 25 graduates of the 2023 class at Fishburne Military School could celebrate more than a commencement on Saturday at First Presbyterian… Continue reading Fishburne graduates receive powerful advice from an alumnus
Waynesboro, V.A. – In March 2023, Fishburne Military School (FMS) recognized the following senior Cadets who earned full-tuition Army ROTC scholarship offers beginning Fall 2023-2024 academic year. Cadets Nathan Ryan,… Continue reading Six Senior Cadets of Fishburne Military School Earn Full-Tuition Scholarships
By Chelsea Church Published: Feb. 6, 2023 at 11:36 AM EST|Updated: 4 hours ago WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) – A wrestler at Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro has made history becoming the first student… Continue reading Fishburne Military School wrestler ranked 10th in the nation
Livick and Legg said on Veterans Day and every day, reach out and thank a veteran for their dedication and sacrifice. By Kayla Brooks Published: Nov. 11, 2022 at 4:50 PM EST… Continue reading Cadets and staff dedicate themselves to honoring Veterans Day
Waynesboro, VA – Fishburne Military School (FMS) fall athletes gathered on Wednesday, November 10, 2022, to recognize the top athletes in Cross Country, Soccer, and Football for the 2022 season.… Continue reading Fishburne Military School Hosts Fall Sports Athletics Banquet – Mr. Scott Simons of CMA’s Valley Dealerships Speaks with Cadets
Bridgewater, VA – On November 8, 2022, Fishburne Military School (FMS) dispatched 14 cadets on a day of avionic fun with NEXTGEN and Dynamic Aviation (DA) located in Bridgewater, VA.… Continue reading Fishburne Military School Corps of Cadets explore NEXTGEN Dynamic Aviation
Fishburne Military School hosts the annual Blessing of the Colors ceremony and honors the life and service of Russell A. Hitt ’53
By Noah Harrison Published: Sep. 2, 2022 at 7:31 AM EDT|Updated: 43 minutes ago WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) – As the United States military continues to struggle to get an adequate number of recruits,… Continue reading Fishburne Military School inspires next generation amid military personnel shortage
Whether it’s for a military academy or not, Brown recommends parents open 529s — or any other options — as early as possible to meet the financial demands of education. She believes Parker will be much better prepared for life now that he’s at Fishburne, which could lead to college scholarships down the road.
Fishburne Military School held its first formation for the 2022-23 cadet corps on Wednesday afternoon to encourage the class as they begin the school year.
Waynesboro, VA – Fishburne Military School (FMS) recognizes its team of school nurses for National Nurses Week. May 12th recognizes the birthday of Nurse Florence Nightingale. She is best known… Continue reading FMS Honors Nurses for National Nurses Week
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 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.
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.
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.
Waynesboro, VA – Fishburne Military School is proud to announce that they have been named to Virginia Living Magazine’s list of Top High Schools & Colleges 2019.
Fishburne Military School’s Superintendent, CAPTAIN Mark Black, US Navy (Ret) notes that “Fishburne Military School has enjoyed a great many successes over the years, but being recognized for our core mission – developing educated and honorable young men – is something that makes us proudest of all.”
Fishburne Military School’s BSA Troop 1879 announced that Cadet Austin Haug (Senior; Culpeper, VA) has been named as the Troop’s latest member to earn the rank of Eagle Scout.
Haug, a three-year Cadet, is a member of the Caissons Soccer and Cross Country teams and hopes to attend the Virginia Military Institute next Fall.
He hopes to encourage and help younger Cadets at Fishburne Military School to get involved in Scouting during his Senior year.
At Fishburne Military School, learning opportunities don’t end when the class day (or even school year) ends.
This week, FMS History Instructor Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Lacey returned home from a very special trip with a number of his students, retracing the Western Front of World War II.
“Trips like this provide an amazing opportunity for our young men to put their classroom lessons into a deeper context and come away with a far greater understanding of and appreciation for the events that shaped our world today,”
As the Summer months draw near, the buzz on campus is building to a crescendo as the $4.5M Hitt-Millar Field house nears completion.
The 23,000 square-foot Hitt-Millar Field House at Fishburne Military School will connect to the existing gymnasium on campus and will include a full basketball court, weight-training facilities, a multi-purpose conference area, a fully-equipped trainer’s room, and coaches’ offices …
Coach Terry Waters’ annual Wrestling Camp once again drew top names from the collegiate and olympic wrestling worlds to Waynesboro in order to pass along their expertise and, hopefully, inspire the next generation of great student-athletes.
On Monday alone, VA Tech Head Coach Tony Robie, VA Tech National Champ Mekhi Lewis, and VA NCAA Runner Up, Jack Mueller all held court and provided hands-on instruction for young wrestlers in grades 7-12.
Rear Admiral Burhoe is on sabbatical, having recently served as President of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools (AMCSUS). He was the 10th President of Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, VA, and the 39th Superintendent of the United States Coast Guard Academy.
In this open letter he explores the importance of preserving the military school tradition in America.