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Parent Update: October 29

News Type:  Parents
Friday, October 29, 2021


October 29, 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.

Important Test Dates Approaching Next Week

The December SAT test registration deadline is Thursday, November 4 at midnight.

The December ACT test registration deadline is Friday, November 5 at midnight.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Rhonda White at

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.

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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