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Parent Update: November 5

News Type:  Parents
Friday, November 5, 2021


November 5, 2021

FUMA to host a special Veterans Day Ceremony that is open to the public

Join us on Thursday, November 11 for a special Veterans Day Ceremony at the Academy's Veterans Memorial at 11 a.m. The Corps of Cadets line up for formation at 10:30 a.m. on the Fraley Circle and march down to the Veterans Memorial for the celebration led by speaker CPT USN (Ret) Mark Black.

Fork Union Military Academy will also host an Open House event during the morning for prospective families to tour the campus and attend the event.

All attendees for the ceremony will be invited into the Estes Dining Hall for lunch following the ceremony.

The uniform of the day for all cadets is DCUs.

Below is the modified class schedule for eighth graders through postgraduates:

Below is the modified class schedule for seventh grade:

Fork Union to host ASVAB on Friday, Nov. 12

Junior, seniors and postgraduates are invited to sign up for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test Friday, November 12 at 1 p.m. Please contact Ms. Rhonda White or Dr. James Benson for more details.

Term 2 Exam Scheduled for Friday, Nov. 19

The Term 2 Exam will take place on Friday, Nov. 19 prior to Thanksgiving Break Leave. Below is the modified exam schedule. Please use the Orah Parent Portal App for all transportation needs and requests for the Thanksgiving Break Leave. For any transportation questions or requests, please contact BJ York at

Cadets are eligible to leave for Thanksgiving Break after their Term 3 Class at 12:30 PM.

Cadet pictures from Jostens' Picture Day to be uploaded in the next week or two

Please allow time for Jostens to edit and upload all cadet pictures from the Tuesday, Oct. 26 Picture Day. While you wait for the photos, please create an account with Jostens Pix. Follow the instructions below:

Do you want to schedule Senior Portraits?

It is time to schedule your sons' senior portraits! We are pleased to be able to recommend Kristin Firewicz Studios to our cadet families. Kristin is a professional photographer contracted by the Academy to take campus photos throughout the year and has been specializing in high school senior photography for 10 years. Kristin is local to Fork Union and her son attends the Academy. For more information regarding booking your son's senior session, please visit the website below for special FUMA rates:

Kristin Firewicz Studios

Remember to always check the School Calendar for more information throughout the next few weeks.



Best regards, 

Kelly Barnette

Director of Communications
Fork Union Military Academy




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