2022 Valentine's Family Weekend

Schedule is subject to change.

  • Please note that varsity wrestlers will attend the district tournament in Higginsville High School (807B W 31st St, Higginsville, MO) on Friday and Saturday. They will return on Saturday as soon as they have finished competing.
  • The Fusileers will compete at Smith-Cotton High School on Saturday. Smith Cotton is located at 2010 Tiger Pride Blvd, Sedalia, MO 65301. MMA begins competition at 8:30 a.m. Cadets that are participating in the Valentine Ball will return early and plan to be back at MMA between 4 and 5 p.m. The cadets that remain behind for the awards ceremony should return to campus around 6 p.m. 

Friday, February 11, 2022 

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Quartermaster Store open, Stribling Hall 

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Business offices open, Stribling Hall

8:05 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. Morning Classes, Barnard Hall

A welcome table will be set up in Barnard Hall atrium, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Please check in here to pick up your parent-teacher conference schedule and your cadet’s current grade report. Parents may attend class with their cadets. Teachers will have syllabus copies for visitors.

12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Question-and-answer session for parents of junior cadets with Director of College and Career Placement Will Roundey, Barnard Hall library

12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Cadets remain on campus for lunch, MMA Dining Hall

Parent lunch, on own (off campus)

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cadet review practice (closed practice, no spectators)

12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Parent-Company Leadership Advisor Conferences, Company Offices

Conference times must be scheduled in advance online. The online sign-up form will be made available two weeks prior to Valentine Weekend. Company offices are located in each barracks. 

12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Parent-Teacher Conferences, Barnard Hall

Conference times must be scheduled in advance online. The online sign-up form will be made available two weeks prior to Valentine Weekend.

Note: Cadets will not attend parent-teacher or CLA conferences, but instead will participate in mandatory preparation and practice with the commandant for Valentine Weekend events. 

5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Parents or guardians may check cadets out for dinner. Please check out with CLAs. All cadets must return and check in with their CLAs by no later than 9:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. JV/V Basketball vs. South Callaway at South Callaway High school

Directions to South Callaway in Mokane, Missouri. All junior varsity and varsity basketball players will attend.

 

 

Saturday, February 12, 2022

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Quartermaster Store open, Stribling Hall 
 
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Admissions Open House   
Know a friend or family members whose son could benefit from MMA? Invite them to our Valentine Weekend open house. Your referral might save you $2,000 on your own cadet’s tuition. Contact admissions@missourimilitaryacademy.org for more information.
 

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Parent-Teacher Conferences, Barnard Hall

A welcome table will be set up in Barnard Hall atrium, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Please check in here to pick up your parent-teacher conference schedule and your cadet’s current grade report. Cadets will not attend parent-teacher conferences.

10:35 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Passing Through Ceremony and Battalion Review, Alain M. Garcia Field House

All parents invited to attend. Parents of new cadets invited to present hat brass to them.

12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Question-and-answer session for parents of senior cadets with Director of College and Career Placement Will Roundey, Memorial Chapel theater

12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Cadet remain on campus for lunch, MMA Dining Hall.

Parent lunch, on own (off campus).

1:30 p.m. Cadet Room Inspection and Checkout, Company Offices

Parents are invited to conduct an inspection of their cadet's room. Cadets may check out with their parents. Overnights approved for cadets not attending Valentine Ball. Cadets attending the Valentine Ball must report back by 5:00 p.m.

2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Parent-Company Leadership Advisor Conferences, Company Offices

Conference times must be scheduled in advance online. The online sign-up form will be made available two weeks prior to Valentine Weekend. Company offices are located in each barracks. 

5 p.m. Cadet check-in for those attending dance, Barracks Offices

6 p.m. Valentine Dinner (RSVP only), Centennial Gymtorium

Attendance is mandatory at the dinner and ball for all cadet officers and junior class officers. Registration is now closed. No ticket refunds will be given for cancellations less than one week from an event. Seating for the ball is assigned. If you are unable to attend, please notify MMA so we may adjust seating. To notify us, please call at 573-581-1776 Monday through Friday, 8 to 5 p.m. If you must cancel your reservation on Saturday, Feb. 12, please contact Fran Robley via text at 573-473-6263. Thank you!
 
8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Valentine Ball, Centennial Gymtorium
The Grand March will officially open the dance at 8:00 p.m. All cadets, their dates and their families are welcome to attend.  MMA annually welcomes Miss Missouri, Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen, Miss Missouri Teen USA, Miss Missouri Volunteer, Miss Missouri Volunteer Teen and other local pageant winners to the Valentine Ball. Select MMA leaders escort these special guests to the ball. 
 
Appropriate dress for the Valentine Ball: Tuxedos for gentlemen and evening gowns for ladies are always appropriate for military balls, but business suits and dinner dresses are also appropriate. The faculty will be in dress uniform, tuxedos, suits, formal gowns and dinner dresses.
 
10:30 p.m. Cadet Check Out 
After the Valentine Ball, parents may check out their cadets with their respective CLAs in the company offices (within the barracks) for overnight. Cadets must report back by 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 13. 
 
 

Sunday, February 13

6 p.m. Cadets report back to CLAs in barracks' offices
 

Cadet Checkout Information

No checkouts will be permitted on Friday (cadets are required to attend review practice to prepare for Saturday.) On Saturday, cadets may check out after room inspection by parents at 1:30 p.m. Those attending the Valentine Ball must report back to campus by 5 p.m. Saturday, then may check out again after the dance. Cadets not attending the dance may check out from 1:30 p.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday.