Rockbridge in the News


PNC Achiever Week of 5/21/18 - Gracie Sweeney


Watch this video interview of our very own Gracie Sweeney, PNC Achiever of the Week!

Congratulations, Gracie!

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Announcing the Winners of the National Association of Scholars - Regional Scholars


Ryan McDowell, Rockbridge Academy sophomore, has been named an NAS Regional Scholar!

"The CLT Team would like to congratulate our NAS Regional Scholars for their exceptional performance on the CLT10!

Several thousand students took the CLT10 in April, and today the National Association of Scholars honors the top 5% of ...

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69 Anne Arundel County high school juniors receive 2018 Outstanding Student Achievers Award


"Though it was an early-morning event, spots in the 365-seat theater at Anne Arundel Community College were filling up quickly Wednesday.

The upbeat crowd was there to watch 69 high school juniors from nearly every high school in Anne Arundel County receive their Capital-Gazette 2018 High School Outstanding Student Achievers ...

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Cedar trees and fieldstones: A likely slave cemetery is unearthed near Annapolis


When Nancy Matthews Daniels was growing up in Laurel, Md., her grandmother used to tell stories about their ancestors, including some who had been slaves “down in the country.” Daniels, 69, grew up to be a genealogy enthusiast and researched her relatives, some of whom were involved in the Underground ...

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Taiwo leads North over South in Senior All-Star Classic


"Mayowa Taiwo and Malika Waleed play at two of the smallest schools in the county. You would have never known by their performance in Tuesday’s 30th annual Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic..."

Read more in the Capital Gazette online!

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Athlete Worth Watching: Mayowa Taiwo from Rockbridge Academy


"Buildings fascinate standout three-sport athlete Mayowa Taiwo. The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.  and the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore are two of her favorite places. 'If I see a building, I like to go inside and take a tour to see what ...

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Rosters announced for 2018 Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Basketball Classic


The 30th annual Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic will be held on Tuesday, March 13 at Severna Park High. For the third straight year, the popular Anne Arundel County basketball event is being sponsored by Apple Valley Waste, a refuse and recycling company. Severn resident Mike Gunther operates the ...

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Williams lifts Rockbridge


"Emma Williams scored 17 points and grabbed 19 rebounds and led the Rockbridge Academy girls basketball team to a 30-17 victory over Open Bible on Tuesday in the MIAC quarterfinals. Leah Ball followed with seven points and three rebounds and Sarah Williams grabbed 10 rebounds for Rockbridge, which will play ...

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Rockbridge's Mayowa Taiwo proving she's the real deal


"There’s no doubting Mayowa Taiwo’s athletic talent.As a three-sport athlete at Rockbridge Academy in Millersville, it might have been tough for Taiwo to get looks from college scouts. Sure, her numbers are gaudy, but some might question the talent she faces..."

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What's Up? Teachers 2018: Meet our local inspirational leaders in the classroom!


"Meet this year’s What’s Up? Teachers—private school teachers who go above and beyond their classroom duties to not only educate and inspire their students, but engage the school community as a whole. Each of the following teachers have been nominated by their heads of school for these ...

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Towne Salute: Florence August of GiGi’s Playhouse


Being a mother of four is a gift in itself. But, being a mother of four with one child having Down Syndrome … that’s a blessing in disguise. 

While the beginning was tough, Florence August had no idea the impact her daughter Olivia (20), one of her triplets, was going ...

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Small school means big opportunities to Rockbridge AD Palumbo


"Rockbridge Academy in Millersville has a K-12 student body of 347 this year. Of those students, 163 are in the Upper School — seventh through 12th grades — and about 110 are of high school age. By all accounts, it’s one of the smallest high schools in Anne Arundel County, according ...

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Rockbridge Academy honors Veterans


"Each year on Veterans Day, Rockbridge Academy honors those who have served in our nation’s military by holding a wreath-laying ceremony at Baldwin Memorial United Methodist Church. Numerous veterans and their family members as well as elected officials, Rotarians, members of Veterans of Foreign Wars, and students and faculty ...

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