Noteworthy - Rockbridge Academy https://www.rockbridge.org/pro/announcements_rss.cfm?detailid=247967 Announcements Giving Tuesday https://www.rockbridge.org/giving/annual-fund.cfm Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 CST SM_8 <p>A little help can go a long way to help&nbsp;a family&nbsp;keep their children here at Rockbridge Academy&nbsp;or help a new family find their way here. Historically, for every $1 in tution assistance raised, $5 of tuition income is preserved. For every one tuition raised, five students are able to walk our hallsways. Join us in giving to the Annual Fund at this exciting time of growth for our school.&nbsp;</p> <h2><a href="https://rockbridgeacademy.aware3.net/give/">Click here to give now.&nbsp;</a></h2> <p>Thank you!</p> State Champion Varsity Cross Country Girls https://www.rockbridge.org/announcements.cfm Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 CST SM_10 <p>This past Monday, the varsity cross country teams ran in the Maryland Private School State Championship Meet. The girls finished 1st in the small school division and are the state champions. The boys came in 4th in the small school division. In addition, 9th grade student, Sydney Hudson, ran in the JV race and came in 1st overall (including large and small school division teams). Congratulations to all the runners!!</p> MUSE 2018 https://www.rockbridge.org/resources/muse.cfm#detailid_275850 Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 CST SM_6 <p><a href="https://www.rockbridge.org/resources/muse.cfm#detailid_275850">A recap of&nbsp;MUSE</a> and pictures from the evening captured by Mr. John Daly.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Hear the latest on our Evergreen Campus Fund. https://www.rockbridge.org/announcements.cfm#ec_247967_2_short Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 CST SM_2 <p>We have been&nbsp;praying for and seeking $3&nbsp;million in pledges and&nbsp;100% participation from our community.&nbsp; So far, we are grateful to announce that we have reached $2.35 million in pledges and 70% participation from our community! If you have not yet participated, please help bring our 70% up to 100%!&nbsp; Click <a href="https://www.rockbridge.org/giving/evergreen-campus-fund.cfm" target="_blank">here</a> for information on ways to pledge and give.</p> Why Memorize? https://www.rockbridge.org/announcements.cfm#ec_247967_1_short Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 CST SM_1 <h3>By Denise Hollidge, Grammar School Principal</h3> <p><em>&ldquo;Memory is the scribe of the soul,&rdquo; says Aristotle, and though this scribe called &lsquo;memory&rsquo; stores up the bits and pieces of what makes up our lives, memorization has fallen on hard times. Memorization is the activity of the mind to learn something so well that it can be written or recited without thinking. While memorizing Latin verb conjugations or a poem may not seem like an important or valuable achievement, it is training your child&rsquo;s brain to remember better and creating a reservoir of beauty upon which to reflect. Information that is memorized, rather than crammed for a data dump on the next day&rsquo;s test, is retrievable and useful for the future...&quot;</em></p> <h3><strong><a href="http://www.rockbridge.org/resources/blog.cfm" target="_blank">Read more!</a></strong></h3>