Rockbridge in the News


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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United Soccer Coaches/Max Preps HS State Players of the Week (Girls)


KANSAS CITY, MO. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced the 31 boys and 25 girls who have been named the Fall United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from October 2-8....

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Anne Arundel Bar Foundation Announces Essay Contest Winners

The Anne Arundel Bar County Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its annual High School Essay Contest:

1st Place ($500): Annabel Mungan, Rockbridge Academy
2nd Place ($250): Teddy Frederick, South River High School
3rd Place ($100): Luke Sheldon, Rockbridge Academy

The contest was open to all public ...

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Capital Gazette's 2017 Outstanding Student Achievers


Congratulations to Juniors Ben Cooley, Grace Sweeney, and Jeremy Crawford!

Benjamin Cooley is a multi-talented student. He has earned a perfect 4.0 GPA at Rockbridge Academy while taking the most difficult course load. Notably, he has earned Magna Cum Laude in the National Latin Exam and in the national ...

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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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