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National Make a Will Month

- Hello Fishburne Family and Friends, Did you know that August is “National Make a Will” month? In an attempt to help the nearly 70% of adults who do not have a will, Fishburne Military School has partnered with the award winning company called FreeWill. A will can protect and preserve our families while touching lives […]

Caissons Need Our Help

- Friends, For at least 33 current Fishburne Military School cadets, dramatic changes in family income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have put their cadetships at risk. These young men have worked tirelessly at Fishburne to better themselves and their lives . . . now, through no fault of their own, they are faced with the […]

A new resource for you, from Fishburne Military School

-   Dear Fishburne Family and Friends, We hope this finds you and yours safe and well. I am writing to share an exciting brand new resource for you, your loved ones, and anyone else you know, compliments of Fishburne Military School’s new partnership with FreeWill. As you know, the John T. Hardy Legacy Club has […]


-                                       CHANGE OF MAILING ADDRESS   As of April 7, 2020, we have closed the PO Box 988. From this point forward, the only address we will use is: 225 S. Wayne Ave Waynesboro, VA  22980


-   DAY OF GIVING UPDATE   Hello Fishburne Family! We hope you and yours are safe and healthy. With a collection of pledges, call sheets and verbal commitments still making their way to us, here are the results of our first ever Day of Giving as of today: 800+ alumni were contacted $30,000+ was raised […]

Message from the F-HEF Chairman

- Since Fishburne Military School was founded in 1879, challenges have faced the school from World Wars, economic crises and societal changes that created struggles to fill the barracks. Through it all, for 141 years, the school has survived and endured.

FMS Welcomes New Alumni Office Assistant

- Fishburne Military School is pleased to announce the addition of our newest Alumni Office staff member, Mrs. Amy Wells – fms! Amy is the Alumni Office Administrative Assistant and is excited to be a part of the Fishburne family and is looking forward to working with FMS alums.

FMSAA Hosts Homecoming Cookout

- Last Friday was the FMS Homecoming football game and Parents weekend. Even though our Caissons came out on the short end of the score, they fought hard. Fun was had by all Alumni, Cadets, and Parents who attended ... A special thanks to the FMSAA Ladies Auxiliary for providing delicious deserts.

Explore the Shenandoah Valley During AW19!!

- Tour the beautiful Shenandoah Valley at your leisure! On Friday, April 26th, if you will be in the Waynesboro area before the AW19 festivities begin, consider touring historic Downtown Staunton, the local hot spots of Waynesboro, or the scenic Route 151 in Nelson County. All have amazing places to visit!

AW19 Online Registration Instructions

- As you know, online registration for Alumni Weekend 2019 is up and running! We understand not everyone is familiar with the format, so here are step-by-step instructions for anyone needing a little assistance with registering. Remember, even if you are not attending events that require payment, please still register so we are ready for your visit!

AW19 Online Registration is Now Open!

- Don’t wait!! Register now and get the early bird discount of $10 off the Saturday night, Gatsby Gala, event! This Alumni Weekend promises to be fun filled and memorable, so visit for details and join us April 26-28, 2019!

Alumni Weekend 2019

- **REGISTRATION COMING SOON!!** Alumni Weekend 2019 – April 26 – 28th

Ron Newcomb ’91 Supporting the Film Industry in the Mid-Atlantic

- Founder of Mid-Atlantic Studios, Ron Newcomb '91, has been a director and producer for 20 years and is now giving a creative voice to this region of America. Producing independent films with new and interesting plots and themes allows actors and film crews an opportunity to expand their skills and grow.

PMW & Homecoming 2018

- Parent’s Military Weekend and Homecoming 2018 proved to be a success! With approximately 300 attendees to the Homecoming football game, the FMSAA Cookout Crew had their hands full preparing and serving hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, and a plethora of desserts! FMS Key Club members assisted with the cookout as well.

AMCSUS Selects FMS for Annual Conference

- The Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States chose to hold their annual conference for all heads of schools at Fishburne for 2018. This prestigious honor came at a time of increased enrollment at FMS among other positive occurrences for the 2018-2019 school year.

Blessing of the Colors 2018

- The assembled Corps of Cadets, Faculty, Staff, members of the FMS Family and friends of the school filled Lawton Chapel for what many call the most meaningful and poignant ceremony of the year.

Construction is Underway!

- Hitt-Millar Field House construction began last week on the Fishburne grounds. We are excited and thankful for this addition which will hopefully be completed in time for the 2019-2020 school year! 

Tyler Moyer ’03 To Launch Travel Website!

- Planning a trip, or maybe you’re already well traveled and can offer tips to other travelers? Tyler Moyer ’03 is set to launch CooMo Travel at the end of August, but you can pre-register now for membership to his site.

FMS Receives $100,000 Grant

- Fishburne Military School received a $100,000 grant on Wednesday thanks to the generosity of a community member via a Virginia Department of Education program.

FMS Flys Flag in Honor of Alumnus, Honors Instructor

- The flags Fishburne Military School bore additional significance on Monday. The flag above the FMS front parapet was originally presented at the funeral of Mr. William Case Parker, FMS Class of 1938, who passed away July 1st.