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May 15, 2017

A Light in the Night: Arts and English Departments Collaborate

My 11th grade English teacher had one motto and one motto only for nearly every inquiry or sought after advice: life is not a solo act.  A high school...

March 18, 2017

Prepared for Anything

Student Life classes and interning off-campus have given Elfrieda the confidence, voice, and world outlook that she can do anything. 

October 27, 2016

Viva Viterbo!

You’d think there would be a lot to miss out on in my junior year of high school. Not being at Madeira would mean not getting to experience the label of...

September 30, 2016

The world of digital storytelling

As I walk around the oval, the leaves crunch under my feet and the smell of fall is in the air.  The beginning of October on the horizon means that we...

September 14, 2016

Tumaini (Hope) - Educating Girls in the Kibera Slum in Kenya

I had the privilege to live in Kenya for 10 great years of my life, and this summer I decided that I wanted to work on an initiative which would promote...

August 10, 2016

So Cute You Could Pukulele

This summer I attended Frets and Refrains, a guitar and songwriting camp, on the Zoe Klimley Scholarship. This week-long camp was led by Richard Thompson...

July 26, 2016

From Madeira to Medicine

I have always been extremely interested in medicine for a wide range of reasons. First, from an academic perspective, like many, I hope to make a difference...

May 31, 2016

Passion Takes Flight at Co-Curriculum Placement

My experience for my senior year Co-Curriculum placement working at Coast Guard Sector Miami was unlike any other experience I have ever had. Going into...

April 22, 2016

Space and Technology Program Vastly Exceeds Expectations

This year I worked in the Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) program. It’s an incredibly unique and challenging experience that...

March 3, 2016

And the newspaper goes to….

“It feels different.  It feels, I don't know, like a real newspaper,” our editor squeals.  And she should, for the first time in over five years, the school...

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