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2019 Weekend of Service
2019 Weekend of Service

Each fall, dedicated alumni, families, and friends come to campus for a Weekend of Service. This annual volunteer event gives opportunity to serve alongside cadets, faculty, and staff in campus beautification projects. Alumni and friends who participate in this weekend, both through hands-on service...

Best-Selling Author Dr. Michael Reichert Speaks at Hargrave
Best-Selling Author Dr. Michael Reichert Speaks at Hargrave

Hargrave Military Academy hosted Dr. Michael Reichert on Monday, August 19th at their Faculty In-Service as they prepare for the upcoming school year. Dr. Reichert is the best-selling author of How to Raise a Boy: The Power of Connection to Build Good Men. This, his most recent work,...

Ritchie as new CDO
Ritchie as new CDO

Hargrave is excited to introduce that Ms. Mackenzie Ritchie is joining the Hargrave team as our new Chief Development Officer. She comes from a background in military boarding schools and Christian based education. “What drew me to Hargrave was the focus on the spiritual development of young...

MRE Review
MRE Review

Our Summer Cadets reviewed a Shredded Beef Barbecue MRE Meal. This is a Cadet production.

Alumni Scholarship
Alumni Scholarship

Hargrave Family, You know what it takes to be a Hargrave Cadet. You also know young men that would benefit from a Hargrave education. By Order of the President of Hargrave Military Academy, all alumni and their parents are authorized to issue a $1,000 Character Scholarship to young men that...

What is Structure?
What is Structure?

So there I was (every great narrative has to start this way) thinking of all the hard questions I've received as the Commandant of Hargrave Military Academy. "Why did my son do that?", "Why do I have to study _______ subject?", "Why did that Cadet say that about me?", "Why do I have to walk 10 Bull...

Former College Coach to Lead Hargrave Football
Former College Coach to Lead Hargrave Football

Coach Jeff Schaum takes over as new Head Coach. Hargrave is excited to add several key people to the team this summer. The first is our new Head Football Coach, Jeff Schaum. While playing college football at Colgate University and as a walk-on scout team player at Florida State, Coach Schaum...

Presidents End of the Year Thoughts
Presidents End of the Year Thoughts

Dear Hargrave family, As the school year has come to a close, I wanted to provide a summary of highlights. I want to first congratulate our Class of 2019 graduates and post graduates!! They finished strong and reaped the rewards of their efforts. Here are a few statistics: - Out of the 42...

Military School is Best Fit for High School Students
Military School is Best Fit for High School Students

When researching private boarding schools, some people see “military school” and immediately drop that school to the bottom of the list -when it actually should be placed on the top of the list. Why? Let's look at several reasons military high school is not only a great choice, but the...

Commencement Speech 2019
Commencement Speech 2019

Rob Bartenstein '87 shares some life experiences and gives timely advice to our Senior Class.

Featured Faculty - Janice McLaughlin
Featured Faculty - Janice McLaughlin

Ms. McLaughlin is a veteran teacher and a U.S. Army Veteran. She joined our CIS (middle school) Department this year as an English Instructor. She holds a BS in Psychology and Special Education from Lynchburg College, a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of...

Chatham Love
Chatham Love

There is a new LOVEwork mural in our quaint little town of Chatham. Virginia has over 130 LOVEworks throughout the state. Each installation is unique and represents the community that hosts it. When you look at the O, you will see five landmarks of our little town: Chatham Hall (a girls boarding...

Alumni Inspection Winners
Alumni Inspection Winners

During Homecoming, one of the highlights for the alumni (and most of the Cadets) is a formal room inspection. This not only allows the alumni to see their old room and reminisce, but also gives our Cadets a chance to show off their military academy skills, compete against each other and to make...

Track Wins Six Straight!
Track Wins Six Straight!

The Tigers won their sixth straight track meet by the following team scores: Hargrave - 125 pts Gretna - 83 pts Altavista - 82 pts Dan River - 46 pts Chatham - 36 pts Event Winners: 4 x 800 Relay - Higdon, Powers, Khraisat, Morris Triple Jump - Hankins 110 Hurdles - Williams 800...

Yearbook Dedication
Yearbook Dedication

The 2019 yearbook dedication ceremony took place after Chapel on Tuesday. This year had several recipients - the Hargrave Maintenance Department. Our Cadets appreciate the hard work, dedication and sacrifice of our maintenance and housekeeping crew. We thank you for everything you do for us and...

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