Fishburne Military School, Waynesboro:
Located in Waynesboro, an independent city located within the confines of Augusta County, Virginia, Fishburne Military School is a military boarding school for boys in grades 7-12. For 130 years, Fishburne Military School has aided young men to reach their full potential as scholars, athletes and individuals. Here, students develop lifelong skills in leadership and self-discipline. By virtue of our distinguished Leadership Training Program (FLTP) as part of recognized JROTC Cadet Program, FMS nominates qualified seniors to U.S. Military Service Academies.
Military Boarding and Day Programs for Boys in Grades 7-12
Working in conjunction with JROTC, the Fishburne Leadership Training Program (FLTP) strives to identify, cultivate and refine leadership traits within members of the Corps of Cadets. By placing particular emphasis upon attention to detail, motivational management and personal accountability, Fishburne embues its graduates with the confidence, poise and experience to take their place as America’s future leaders.
The program of instruction is designed in building-block format so that, after the first year, each year of instruction builds on those subjects taught in the previous year.
The overall goals of Army JROTC are to teach students to:
• Appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship
• Develop leadership potential while living and working cooperatively with others
• Think logically and communicate effectively with others
• Appreciate the importance of physical fitness
• Understand the importance of a high school education for a successful future and to appreciate the impact of post-secondary education upon employment opportunities
• Become familiar with military history as it relates to American culture
• Understand the history, purpose and structure of the military services
• Develop the skills necessary to work effectively as a member of a team
Fishburne’s academic mission has remained constant over the century and quarter of its existence. It has provided, and provides today, students with a learning environment that emphasizes individual attention and a caring atmosphere. Small classes, regularly scheduled help classes, and faculty-monitored evening study halls are the basis for this type of learning environment. Moreover, the faculty work hard with each student so that their strengths are accentuated, and their weaknesses are ameliorated.
In addition to providing a supportive learning environment, Fishburne offers students a rigorous college preparatory curriculum. The goal of this curriculum is to prepare young men to succeed in college by giving them a strong academic foundation and those skills that are necessary for being an independent learner.
7th - 8th Grade:
In order to adequately prepare its Cadets with a solid academic foundation before they begin fulfilling graduation requirements, Fishburne offers the following seventh and eighth grade courses: English, language arts with French, Spanish, mathematics, health and physical education, science, social studies.
9th - 12th Grade:
Fishburne offers its students two options, the Academic Diploma and the Advanced Studies Diploma. Because the Advanced Studies Diploma is a demanding course of study, it provides the student with the courses required by the more competitive colleges and universities. Key subjects incude English, math, american history and government, world history or geography, laboratory science, fine or practical arts, JROTC program and electives.
College Preparation Course:
This course is designed to provide students the skills and knowledge to succeed on the SAT and the ACT. It includes classroom instruction, individual work with SAT/ACT preparation software, and practice tests.
Advanced Placement Courses:
We offer Advanced Placement courses in every field of study.
Fishburne is dedicated to developing the entire student-athlete. Fishburne welcomes all cadets to participate in athletics at the varsity and junior varsity level. Regardless of how cadets get involved or in which program, they'll find athletics are a great way to channel physical energy, stay fit and learn valuable qualities associated with participation— including teamwork, self-discipline and good sportsmanship. Main sports include baseball, basketball, soccer, swimming, tennis, lacrosse and golf.
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|Address: Waynesboro, 225 South Wayne Avenue, Charlottesville, Virginia , USA|
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