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FMS Cadets Show Lighter Side of JROTC

Military schools and JROTC units around the world took a little time on Saturday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of ROTC. In the video, Fishburne shows the lighter side of military schools as FMS cadets utilize their JROTC skills and training to successfully deliver the 100th Anniversary cake on time to the celebration in the Fishburne Military School Quadrangle.

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Versatility, Depth Propel Fishburne Baseball to Victory

Nothing says spring like the crack of a bat on a baseball. That sound is something that Caissons baseball fans are hearing a lot of these days, as the Fishburne Military School baseball team has outscored its opponents so far this season 179:33. The team, which is 11-3, is looking to finish its season strong and make it into post-season play.

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FMs was one of only three Military Schools in Virginia invited to National Drill Championships in 2016. Now they're going back in 2017!

Two FMS Cadets Invited to National JROTC Drill Championships

Jacob Randall, son of Ms. Jenny Margaros of Stafford, VA, and Tyler Long, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Paddock of Beavercreek, OH, will be performing as a dual team and as individual soloists at the JROTC National High School Drill Team Championships. Only three schools in Virginia (Fishburne Military School, T.C. Williams and Loudon County High School) have earned invitations to this event.

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Caissons Track Shines at Eastern Mennonite Meet

Harrisonburg, VA — Fishburne Military School’s Track Team traveled to Eastern Mennonite High School in Harrisonburg, VA on Saturday. Four of five field events and all of the relay races went the way of the Caissons. Babacour Sallah-Mohammed continued his outstanding performances this year with wins in the Long Jump (20’1″), the Triple Jump (41’2″), and the High Jump (6′).

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Fishburne Shines in Regional Formal Inspection

All Army JROTC Units, including military schools with official JROTC units, are required to undergo regular inspections in order to earn and maintain their status within US Army Cadet Command. On Wednesday, an inspection party from the Virginia Military Institute paid a visit to Fishburne Military School in order to conduct FMS’ annual Regional Formal Inspection (RFI).

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Caissons in the Community

Six cadets from Fishburne Military School’s Key Club were on hand to help as Waynesboro Kiwanis Club held their annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday at Westwood Hill Elementary School. The annual event serves as a fundraiser to benefit Kiwanis’ mission of serving youth and the local community.

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Fishburne Military Schools Rocket Team Aims High

Rocket Club Wraps Up Season of High Flying

Cadets at Military Schools are generally expected to keep their feet on solid ground, but the Fishburne Military School Rocket Club just wrapped up a successful season with their heads in the clouds. The Caissons had their final launch of the season at the Tripoli Site in Culpeper last Saturday. This year’s team came closer to qualifying for nationals than other FMS Rocket Club team in the past.

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Fishburne Military Schools Ethics Award

Fishburne Cadet Receives Rotary Club Ethics Award

Military schools have a long history of teaching ethics as part of their JROTC curriculum, and Fishburne Military School upholds that tradition. This year, Fishburne is proud to announce that senior Cadet Jacob Owens was selected as the winner of the Staunton (VA) Rotary Club’s Code of Ethics Award.

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Fishburne Military School Golfers Win

The Fishburne Military School golf team made their home debut with a big win over three strong opponents yesterday. The Caissons came out ahead of Blue Ridge, Holy Cross, and Virginia Episcopal School Tuesday afternoon after a disqualification of a Blue Ridge player’s score and some steady playing by Fishburne.

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Fishburne Military School Hosts Tea Dance

Military Schools and debutantes have gone hand-in-hand for generations throughout Virginia’s history. Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) hosted Old Dominion Cotillion for a special Tea Dance. On Sunday afternoon, over a dozen of this year’s ODC Post Debs, Debs, Future Debs and Pages arrived to a beautifully decorated Grand Foyer in Fishburne’s Alumni Memorial building.

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