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Parent Update: October 15

News Type:  Parents
Friday, October 15, 2021


October 15, 2021

FUMA Shuttle Transportation & Private Hire Transportation only available on Mandatory Leaves

Due to the extensive planning and staff availability, FUMA Shuttle and Private Hire Transportation are only available for Mandatory Leaves. Mandatory Leaves include: Thanksgiving Break, Christmas Break, Spring Break and End of the Year Departures.

FUMA Class Ring Order Day - Oct. 15 (Today)

A class ring captures the memories of the greatest days of your son's high school years! The time is approaching to purchase your son's FUMA class ring. A custom ring designed exclusively for Fork Union Military Academy is available to juniors and seniors. The ring offers the choice of birthstones, and is available in any metal option: 10K, 14K, Yellow or White Gold or Lustrium. Rings will be presented at a Ring Ceremony.

Ring Order Day: Friday, October 15 from 6-8 PM or online at!



Saturday Class Scheduled for October 23

Saturday, October 23 is the next Saturday Class. Day students should arrive at 7:15 AM at the Commandant's Department to check-in. Below is the schedule for Saturday, October 23:



Fork Union to host the next SAT Test November 6

November SAT: The next registration deadline for the November 6 SAT Test here at Fork Union is Friday, October 8 by midnight. When registered, a printed admission ticket will need to be presented for admission on test day.

PSAT Test: Fork Union administered the PSAT Test to 10th & 11th grade cadets this past Wednesday. The scores from this test will be available for cadet access in December by using their College Board account. More to come on that at a later date.

For any questions, please contact Ms. Rhonda White at


Does your son want to spend Spring Break in Germany?

The Foreign Language Department is set to take cadets and any faculty and staff on a 10-day trip across Germany. The trip is set for March 5 - March 15 and the group will visit Berlin, Prague and Munich.

Any cadet interested in going should enroll online through The cost for each cadet is $3,400. For more information, click the link below:

Spring Break to Germany 2022

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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