On Saturday, January 17th the Rome Free Academy Engineering Club’s VEX Robotics team: Black Knights #8746 participated in the B’ville Skyrise Challenge held at C.W. Baker High School in Baldwinsville. RFA qualified for the Northern NYS Championships!
Seniors and parents are invited to attend a workshop to assist them in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The Rome Free Academy Business Department is sponsoring a new “Wall of Fame” to honor select alumni who have earned recognition for their achievements and contributions in their chosen field. Recognition will be given to those RFA graduates who have exhibited outstanding leadership, character, and service. Click headline above for contact information.
The RFA Varsity Girls Cross Country Team won the Tri-Valley League Title. The team finished 5th out of 14 schools in the section III finals this past weekend at VVS High School, to go with their undefeated Tri-Valley League title. Freshman, Marian Draper qualified for the State Championships this weekend in Canton. “RFA Varsity Girls Cross Country Team won their first league title in over 25 years,” said Coach Matthew Downs.
Ankur Desai, a senior at RFA has been named to the 2014 NAfME All-National (Jazz, Mixed Choir, Concert Band or Symphony Orchestra) Honor Ensemble sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).
Message from Principal Mark Benson
Thanks for visiting RFA's website. I hope you will find the resources listed here both informative and enjoyable. I encourage all our students to take advantage of the abundant opportunities at RFA. We offer a rigorous curriculum including Advanced Placement courses and dual credit agreements with Syracuse University, University of Albany, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Mohawk Valley Community College. Student activities include Varsity athletics, Student Association, Marching Band, the School Musical, an award winning school newspaper (The Knight Times) and many others. I encourage every member of our school community -- students, parents and teachers alike -- to take advantage of our many opportunities and make Rome Free Academy the best it can be. Remember, the RFA Way is: Respect ForAll.