Rockbridge in the News


What’s Up? Teachers 2017: Meet 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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Olivia McCarrick, Class of 2015, Named Athlete of the Week at Gordon College


Gordon College sophomore Olivia McCarrick (Rockbridge Academy Class of 2015) was named the Gordon Athlete of the Week on Tuesday after a big time performance against Mount Holyoke in the home opener on Saturday. 

"Sophomore Olivia McCarrick (Glen Burnie, Md.) assumed her role as the team's top returning scorer ...

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'J.E.T.': Severna Park woodshop helps families handle fatal plane crash


Alumnus Paul Vanik, Class of 2012, and his company were recently featured in the Capital Gazette:

After a plane crash in a rural county in southwestern Pennsylvania claimed the lives of three Montgomery County residents in 2015, the family and friends of the three men had few answers. They didn ...

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Belvoir's Legacy: The highly personal archaeology of enslavement on a tobacco plantation


In the late 1840s, a young woman, improbably named Cinderella, was enslaved on a tobacco plantation called Belvoir, in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Her story, discovered by Chris Haley, research director for the Maryland State Archives’ Legacy of Slavery program and nephew of Roots author Alex Haley, tells of her ...

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Flight team extends regional title streak to 12


"The Liberty University School of Aeronautics NIFA Flight Team won first place at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association Region X (10) Championship for the 12th straight time Nov. 2-5 at Franklin (Va.) Municipal Airport. The top finish qualifies Liberty’s team for nationals at Ohio State University in May..."

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East Carolina University awards Honors students scholarships from the College of Business


Congratulations to Rachel Hull, Class of 2016, on receiving a scholarship from the College of Business at East Carolina University!  Rachel is an Honors student at East Carolina and was one of only a few Honors College students to receive this scholarship from the College of Business.

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Fry Scholars announced at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business


"Thirty-one incoming Indiana University freshmen have been selected as William R. Fry Scholars by the Kelley School of Business.

Incoming freshmen who are directly admitted to the Kelley School are eligible for the Fry Scholars Program. Preference is given to students who are traditionally underrepresented in the field of business ...

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Review: Wood sprite highlight of Monomoy's 'Tempest'


"Madeleine Stevens’ Ariel outshines everyone else sharing the stage with her. It’s a pleasure to listen to the poetic delivery of her lines and to watch her ethereal movements..."

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High School Essay Contest Winners Receive Awards


Annabel Mungan, a rising senior at Rockbridge Academy, competed and came in second in the Anne Arundel Bar Association's legal essay contest. The top three contestants were recognized in a ceremony at the AA County District Courthouse where the Honorable Timothy Meredith (Maryland Court of Special Appeals) presented the ...

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My Time: Rockbridge Academy senior places 3rd in Rotary speech contest


"Dawn Bakare, 18, a senior at Rockbridge Academy in Millersville, recently placed third in the Rotary International District 7620's Four-Way Test speech contest held in Baltimore at the district's conference. The daughter of Biola Bakare, of Elkridge, Dawn competed against other clubs' speech contest winners and will receive ...

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Rockbridge Academy art exhibit


Nearly 3,500 loops of tape. That, says Rockbridge Academy art teacher Heidi Stevens, is about how much tape is required to hang the numerous art pieces displayed at the school’s annual art exhibit. The exhibit will be held Monday, May 16, from 5 – 8 pm at historic Baldwin ...

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Olivia McCarrick-Gordon, Women's Lacrosse: Rookie of the Week


"SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Freshman Olivia McCarrick (Glen Burnie, Md.) helped Gordon to pair of conference victories this week against Endicott and Nichols. On Wednesday (March 30) against the Gulls she recorded..."

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"Freshman attacker Olivia McCarrick (Glen Burnie, Md.) turned in a big week on the stat sheet and ...

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