News Archive - 2021

May 7, 2021

2021-2022 student leaders announced

The results are in! The Madeira student leaders have been named for the 2021-2022 school year. 

The student government is voted in by all grade levels... Read More

May 5, 2021

Watch Graduation and Affirmation Live

Madeira is pleased to announce the live streaming of the 2021 Affirmation performances on May 20 at 7:30 p.m. and the Commencement ceremony on May 21 at... Read More

April 30, 2021

This week in Athletics - April 2021


Track & Field

The Madeira Track & Field team traveled to Episcopal High School on Thursday, April 22 to compete in the first meet of the season. The... Read More

April 30, 2021

Installation of Gretchen R. Warner, 10th Head of School

On April 30, 2021, students, faculty, staff, parents, alumnae, trustees, and friends gathered - in person and virtually -  Warner 10th Head of School... Read More

April 26, 2021

Michaela Joyce ’22 competes for Team USA at Fencing World Championships

This April, Junior Michaela Joyce represented Team USA at the fencing World Championships held in Cairo, Egypt.

Michaela earned her spot on the 17 and... Read More

April 23, 2021

Madeira’s resilient, creative, hardworking, curious, and grounded students

Dear Madeira Community, 

As I approach the one-year mark of my tenure at Madeira, more than anything I am in awe about how remarkable our students... Read More

April 22, 2021

Moniola Odunsi ‘22 wins first place in NFTE World Series of Innovation

Junior Moniola Odunsi has been awarded first place in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) World Series of Innovation for her creation of Equally... Read More

April 21, 2021

Update on DEIJ Initiatives at Madeira

Throughout this year, the School has worked to ensure we are delivering on our mission for all our students, and particularly for those students who... Read More

April 20, 2021

Madeira's Head of School featured on Redesigning Normal podcast

Gretchen Warner, Head of School at The Madeira School, joins podcast host Andrew Southern for episode six of the podcast Redesigning Normal to talk about... Read More

April 16, 2021

Administration Team Announcements

Two longtime members of the School’s Administrative Team will conclude their tenures at Madeira this summer. Both have been extraordinary contributors... Read More

April 16, 2021

Madeira Tennis and Lacrosse compete in first competitions of 2020-2021

Madeira hosted their first athletic event in over a year on April 15 with a lacrosse game against Saint James School of Hagerstown, MD. It was a close... Read More

April 14, 2021

College Commitments: Senior athletes sign to Claremont McKenna College, NYU, and UNC Wilmington

The Madeira School is proud to recognize three senior student-athletes from the Class of 2021 on their commitments to further both their academic and athletic... Read More

April 12, 2021

Arts at Madeira Presents: Dance/Gate 2021

Please enjoy a collaboration between Gate, Madeira's literary magazine, and Madeira Dance!





March 29, 2021

MAD MENTORS: Madeira’s Co-Curriculum Office partners with the Alumnae Council to create mentorship program

One of Madeira’s key differentiators is our one-of-a-kind Co-Curriculum program. And for over 50 years, sophomores, juniors, and seniors have explored... Read More

March 29, 2021

Madeira Seniors named 2021 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Sydney Gu '21 and Elena Jochum '21 have been named 2021 National Merit Scholarship Finalists.

Over 1.5 million students were entered into the competition... Read More

March 18, 2021

Yoyo Song ’24 awarded Gold Medal in National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Yoyo Song '24 has been awarded a 2021 National Scholastic Art and Writing Gold Medal for her photograph Busy.

Students’ entries are judged blindly by... Read More

March 16, 2021

Save the Date: Installation of Madeira's 10th Head of School

The Board of Trustees of The Madeira School cordially invites you to view the Installation of our 10th Head of School Gretchen Warner 

April 30, 2021... Read More

March 10, 2021

Moniola Odunsi ’22 named finalist in The New York Times Multimedia Contest

Moniola Odunsi ’22 has been named a finalist in The New York Times Multimedia Contest for her poem The Unanimous Declaration of the NEGLECTED TEENS of... Read More

March 8, 2021

The Spectator - March 2021

The March 2021 issue of The Spectator, is now available. The paper features wide-ranging articles and opinion pieces from a number of Madeira writers.... Read More

March 1, 2021

Madeira student wins Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Ashley Zheng ‘22 has won a Scholastic Gold Key Award in Writing for her work “When 'Give Me Liberty’ Means 'Give Me Death’” and an honorable mention for... Read More

February 26, 2021

Madeira wins 4 awards at Model UN conference

Madeira’s Model UN team had a very successful weekend at the North American Invitational Model United Nations (NAIMUN) conference, taking home four awards... Read More

February 25, 2021

Madeira students bring awareness to water scarcity in Nepal and Haiti

Several Madeira clubs (Hands United, JAM, FOCUS, BSU, and WEARTH) banded together with MITRE Corporation and Wine To Water to host a compelling event this... Read More

February 25, 2021

Madeira Junior Conquers Capitol Hill...Virtually

The junior year internship on Capitol Hill is a staple of Madeira’s Co-Curriculum program. But what do you do when there’s a global pandemic? Go virtual... Read More

February 25, 2021

Black HERStory Showcase?

Our community celebrated Black History Month and the global black experience with the launch of the student created Black HERstory Showcase website! Students... Read More

February 24, 2021

2021 Shakespeare Competition winners announced

Each year, Madeira participates in the English-Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition. Students first compete at a school-level competition... Read More

February 16, 2021

Madeira Arts Department Presents "Pippin" online - Feb. 19-20

Live online: February 19-20, 2021
Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

January 22, 2021

Yoyo Song ‘24 places first at International Music Festival

Madeira student Yoyo Song ‘24 won first place at the International Music Festival of Melbourne in the piano category.  

Yoyo began the contest strong... Read More

January 22, 2021

Madeira students win Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Victoria Yu ‘22 and Yoyo Song ‘24 have received 2021 Regional Scholastic Arts Awards for their work in several categories including illustration, photography... Read More

January 22, 2021

Madeira Students participate in Clean Water Project


Students in the Madeira clubs: Hands United, Judaism at Madeira (JAM), and FOCUS have come together to spearhead an effort with Wine To Water (WTW)... Read More

January 21, 2021

Sev Gurleyici ’23 creates app for NASA to navigate Moon

Sophomore Sevginaz "Sev" Gurleyici competed in the NASA App Development Challenge this past fall. Her team, comprised of local students, was named one... Read More