Graduation, Class of 2020

Class of 2020

Dear MMA Class of 2020,  It is my distinct honor to congratulate the graduating seniors of Marine Military Academy Class of 2020.    The future success of your generation rests in the hands of young people like yourselves.   As graduates of MMA, you have the tools to build a bright future – one built on the foundation of your strength of character to always do the right thing even when no one is looking; one framed with the courage to make the right choices; and one finely honed finish of commitment towards a greater purpose and passion for life. Your future is in your hands – seize this opportunity!  You have … Continue reading

How Military School Motivates Teens to Succeed

Military School Student

I think you will agree when I say: Raising teens today is difficult and making them interested in the value of their own education can be a herculean task.  For many teens, spending time studying and focusing on realistic goals is secondary to the immediate satisfaction of computer games and their social media accounts. How do you get a teen to focus on what is truly important – their character and education?   What can you do to help them develop the maturity, independence, self-confidence and team skills required to be successful in today’s world?  It turns out, you can dramatically change a teen’s perspective (and prospects) by challenging them to … Continue reading

Advantages of Boarding School

Texas Boarding Schools

What is a Boarding School? Boarding schools are residential private schools, which means students live at school during the academic year. Their main mission is to provide a learning community where students can concentrate on their studies, mature and reach their full potential. There is not an archetypal student who attends boarding school. Students come from all walks of life, have varied academic abilities, and a range of interests. Read: Boarding School 101: What is a Boarding School? Boarding School Types There are different types of boarding schools and each caters to the needs of different groups of children. The basic categories include: College prep or Therapeutic Military, Religious or … Continue reading

Five Good Reasons to Choose a Texas Boarding School

Texas Boarding School

Five Good Reasons to Choose a Texas Boarding School If you only want to look at boarding schools in your home state, keep this mind: Boarding schools are not colleges; most of them do not offer in-state tuition. Unless you are saving a substantial amount of money keeping your high school student close by, you should seriously consider a Texas boarding school. It’s easy for students and parents to fall in love with Texas because this state is the “total package.” Weather!: Even if you lived in the northernmost part of the state, Texas’ weather is hard to beat. When most days of the years are sunny, warm and dry, … Continue reading