Changing Schools is Scary (We Can Help!)

A mid-year school change can be a daunting experience for families and students. At Hargrave, we have found that a mid-year transition, when handled well, is an opportunity for renewed success. Active parental involvement, and a willing spirit on the part of the student make a mid-year school change a great opportunity to improve educational, ... Read more

Parents’ Weekend Parade

Johnson Shines in Cross Country Victory!

On Friday afternoon, the Tigers hosted Chatham High School in the Hopkins Invitational to kick off Parent’s Weekend! Hargrave ran hard and score a 25-30 victory over their Pittsylvania County foes. Phoenix Johnson placed first overall (21:07), followed by Andrew Francis (23:47) fourth place, Tahir Thomas (24:14) fifth place, Owen Jones (25:55) seventh place and ... Read more

Tigers Take Down the Bishops!

In their home opener, the JV Soccer team took down the Bishops of Virginia Episcopal by a score of 3-0! The Young Tigers are 1-1 so far this season. Below is a recap from their Head Coach, Elliott Perkins: Please congratulate JV soccer for their 3-0 victory against VES yesterday evening. The boys played with ... Read more
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Athletic Schedule for Parent’s Weekend Set!

Hargrave Athletics is excited to announce a full slate of games and events for the Academy’s upcoming Parent’s Weekend (October 7th-8th)! Friday afternoon, the athletic events will kick off with a JV Soccer match as the Tigers play host to Blue Ridge School (Simpson Parade Field; 4:30 PM). Following the start of the JV Soccer ... Read more

Varsity Soccer falls to Southside Soccer Club

The Hargrave Tigers hit Simpson Parade Field on Saturday afternoon in the pouring rain to take on local squad, Southside Soccer Club. After notching the match’s first goal, the Tigers fell 4-1, moving to 0-4-1 overall on the season. Saturday’s game was intended to be part of the annual Hargrave Soccer Classic but due to ... Read more

Tigers Stumble Against Blue Ridge

On a gloomy, rainy Saturday in Chatham, the Hargrave Tigers hosted the Barons of Blue Ridge School for a Blue Ridge Athletic Conference football game. The Tigers braved the elements but ultimately fell short 56-0 moving their record to 1-2 on the season. Despite the final score, this young group showed great potential as they ... Read more

Runnin’ Tigers Place 10th in Vikings XC Invitational

The Hargrave Runnin’ Tigers Cross Country squad trekked out to Roanoke, Virginia to compete in the Vikings XC Invitational last Saturday. Despite only being their second meet of this young season, the Tigers showed promise! In the Boys’ 5000 Meter Run, Hargrave’s 5 man team ran alongside 84 other runners in a jam packed field! ... Read more
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Hargrave Athletics Announces New Tiger Club Initiative

Hargrave Military Academy is excited to announce an incredible new initiative that should enhance our Athletic Department for years to come! The Tiger Club is an athletic based booster club that will allow our Athletic Department the opportunities and flexibility to provide the most enriching experience possible for our athletic programs and student-athletes. In addition ... Read more

Hargrave Military Academy, in Partnership With Averett University, Welcomes the Return of Its Flight Program

Hargrave Military Academy, in partnership with Averett University and their FAA-approved Part 141 flight school, welcomes the return of its flight program. Students participating in the Hargrave-Averett Aeronautics Partnership will have the opportunity to complete Private Pilot Ground School and Flight 1, earning dual enrollment credits for each course. Students participating in the Hargrave-Averett flight program are required ... Read more

What Does it Mean to Be a Military School

For many, “military school” evokes images of young boys in lockstep with someone akin to a drill instructor barking orders. Others envision a place where troubled boys go for their second or last chance. But, the truth is that military schools don’t generally look anything like what people imagine. First and foremost, military schools are ... Read more

One Week Left to Register for Summer 22!

Our Summer Program is open to current students and students new to Hargrave. Students take classes in the morning, followed by sports and activities like Leadership Challenge or High Adventure in the afternoon.  Hargrave’s Summer Program is built on the same character-building standards as our academic year. We focus on academic growth and physical development for all students. The Academy’s structure provides the ... Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Josh Howard

A natural-born sportsman, Josh Howard played Post Graduate basketball in Hargrave in 1998 while sharpening his knack for leadership. As team captain, he showed up for every practice 15 minutes early and always made it a point to stay on the court for an extra 15 minutes. “I had to lead by example,” he says. ... Read more
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Hargrave Military Academy Earns Prestigious VAIS Accreditation

May 24, 2022 Hargrave Military Academy has earned full reaccreditation from the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS). Accreditation is a major event in the life of a school, providing validation that high standards are being met in all aspects of school operation.  The voluntary accreditation process is a rigorous undertaking involving a comprehensive self-study, ... Read more
Hargrave Graduation 2022

Graduation 2022

Eye of the Tiger 2022

At 0600 on Saturday, 2 April 2022, thirty-six Cadets reported to the track to begin the Eye of the Tiger (EoT) Challenge. The first event of EoT was the Physical Fitness Test consisting of a timed 1-mile run, a max set of pushups in 2 minutes, and a max set of crunches in 2 minutes. ... Read more

Effective Immediately New Mask Policy!

We are all relieved to see the improving COVID-related trends across the country in recent weeks. While the national trends are welcome news, as one would expect, our focus has been principally on our local area and here on campus. The trends here have also been improving, even though we have lagged many other parts ... Read more

PG Basketball Dominates First Piedmont Championship!

The Hargrave Tigers defeated archrival Fork Union Military Academy in the championship game of the 2022 First Piedmont Corp. Invitational on Saturday. Both the Tigers and the Blue Devils came in ranked in the top 5 of the national polls, setting the stage for a classic battle in the longest standing rivalry in all of ... Read more

Spiritual Emphasis Week 2022 Kicks Off Sunday

Greetings from The Hargrave Military Academy. As the Chaplain of Hargrave, I am excited to announce this year’s Spiritual Emphasis Week. Spiritual Emphasis Week (SEW) is an annual event designed to foster the spiritual revitalization of Hargrave’s Corps of Cadets. It is when the Faith pillar at Hargrave Military Academy takes front and center across ... Read more