永利总站手机版(FMS)是一所私立学校, 军事 boarding school for boys in Waynesboro, 维吉尼亚州, 美国. 它是由詹姆斯一. 费什伯恩 in 1879 和 is one of the oldest 军事 schools in the country.
詹姆斯一. 费什伯恩 was born in Waynesboro, 维吉尼亚州, on April 10, 1850. 一个独立而机智的年轻人, by the age of sixteen he had earned enough money to enter Washington College (now Washington 和 Lee University). 1870年毕业后, he embarked on a teaching career that took him to North Carolina, 和肯塔基州. By 1878, he had saved enough money to start a school 和 returned to Waynesboro with his bride to realize his dream. 在他妹妹的帮助下, he opened a day school in 1879 called The Waynesboro High School on Main Street. 一年后, Professor 费什伯恩 began the construction of his home on the hill where 费什伯恩 Military School now st和s. By 1882, the house was completed—the first in the county with running water 和 a bath—和 the school moved to its present site.
In 1882, the name of the school became 费什伯恩 Home School, 和 construction of the wooden Barracks began. 在接下来的几年里, the school took on much of its 军事 character, 成为永利总站手机版. This approach provided a disciplined environment, conducive to learning. 学员 learned their rights 和 privileges, as well as their duties 和 responsibilities. Professor 费什伯恩 intended the school to prepare its students physically 和 mentally, 同时为他们上大学做准备, 大学, 或者实际生活.” In 1897, 费什伯恩 Military School became one of the first two 军事 boarding schools in 维吉尼亚州 to be accredited by the stringent Southern Association of Colleges 和 Schools (SACS). 一个多世纪之后, 费什伯恩 boasts an unbroken record of SACS membership 和 accreditation in SACS.
From 1879-1916 the school was operated as a Proprietorship. 然而, it was apparent to Professor 费什伯恩 that a modern, fireproof facility would be required if the school were to continue its place in the forefront of secondary education. He invited businessmen of the community to invest in a private stock corporation that would acquire the school 和 fund the necessary improvements. The school was incorporated in 1916 和 is now on the National Register of Historic Places.