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Massanutten Military Academy

Public schools offer a number of experiences that are embedded in our country’s culture, such dances, festivals, sports games, and many others that are integral to the social lives of their students. From middle school to high school, Massanutten Military Academy provides those same experiences to your student, while also incorporating opportunities for developing leadership…

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Middle Schoolers testing for organic compounds

Last week in life science, the middle schoolers reinforced their knowledge of organic compounds by using iodine to detect the presence of starch in various foods.  From apples to crackers, they were able to visually see the presence of starch by placing drops of iodine directly onto these foods and making notes of the color…

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Cadet Tao Tingjia

As a new generation of young people prepare for college or enter into the workforce, one thing is becoming apparent, there is a need for an understanding of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects. Historically this has been an area dominated by males but don’t tell that to Tao Tingjia. Tao is a current…

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Middle School Science

MMA’s Middle School Program is full of exciting opportunities for our young cadets. The program specializes in grades 6-8 and allows cadets to have a wide range of academic and cadet life experiences. The middle school academic program consists of art, band, English, foreign language, leadership, mathematics, physical education, science, and STEM. Cadets have a…

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Cadets walking

There is a common misconception about military school. It is not a boot camp. It is not a detention center for students unable to make it in public school. It is not preparation for a career in the military. In actuality, military school is the same as any other school, but it is better. It…

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Staff in Dominican Republic

Massanutten Military Academy continues to expand in international education. This week, Dr. Skipper, Mike Campbell and Erna Beentjes are in the Dominican Republic to meet with parents of future cadets and the press. The results are already positive and we look forward to expanding our MMA family. Read more on the first two days… Day…

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Students learning using adaptive techniques

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. As generations evolve, so does the manner in which the students learn. That fact has never been more evident than in today’s cadets. Generation…

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Boarding school

Choosing the right path for your child’s education can be difficult. However, a boarding school offers unique and individualized benefits ranging from preparing your child for university life to forming lasting friendships and incomparable leadership skills. Here is a more in-depth look at the many opportunities available to cadets at Massanutten Military Academy, a boarding…

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Summer programs

Summer break is a fun and relaxing time that is eagerly anticipated by both students and teachers. However, there are some negative consequences that can accompany this three-month learning gap. An article on the National Association for Year Round Education website reports that the average student loses roughly 2.6 months worth of knowledge during a…

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Sarah Treese

Meet Sarah Treese, our Engineering and Anatomy and Physiology teacher and Athletic Trainer. With a hands-on approach, Ms. Treese applies a unique teaching style to her classroom and encourages her students to think outside the box at all times. She provides an atmosphere in which her students can learn and thrive inside her class while…

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