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News Archive - 2015

December 31, 2015

In Memoriam: Stan Young

The Madeira community mourns the loss of longtime employee Stan Young. Stanley T. "Buddy" Young, Jr., 71, of Bristow, VA, passed away on December 28, 2015... Read More

December 26, 2015

In Memoriam: Darren Bell

The Madeira community mourns the loss of former employee, Darren Bell.

December 17, 2015

Madeira Dojo Promotions for Module 3

The Madeira Karate Dojo continues to thrive with 16 girls participating during module 3.  Beginners learned the basic blocks, punches, kicks, and forms... Read More

December 16, 2015

Madeira students participate in community service

Over the December 11th weekend, Madeira students dedicated their time to service activities coordinated by the Heads of Community Service. Students volunteered... Read More

December 15, 2015

All School Meeting with Emi Kolawole '00

At the December 11th All School Meeting the students were lucky enough to hear from Emi Kolawole, a class of 2000 graduate. Emi is a multi-media professional... Read More

December 14, 2015

Strong start to the Madeira swim and dive season

The Madeira varsity swim and dive team opened their 2015-2016 season with a decisive victory over The Connolly School of the Holy Child 140-57, on December... Read More

December 14, 2015

Save the Date for College Counseling Day

The annual school-wide college program will be on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Families will begin their day in the auditorium for an All School Meeting... Read More

December 7, 2015

Great weekend for Madeira equestrian team

Congratulations to the Madeira Equestrian team for winning Reserve Champion on Saturday, December 5, 2015, at the Century Manor IEA Show in Nokesville... Read More

December 4, 2015

Dr. Catherine McCarthy speaks at All School Meeting

At the December 4th All School Meeting Dr. Catherine McCarthy spoke to the student body about the development of the brain and how as teenagers, their... Read More

December 4, 2015

Madeira at The NAIS People of Color Conference

This week, Head of School Pilar Cabeza de Vaca along with teachers Ms. Chandra Smith, Ms. Nina Candia, and Ms. Reyna Pratt attended the NAIS People of... Read More

December 4, 2015

Girls First! registration is now open

Girls First! at Madeira is a summer camp for girls entering grades 7-10. Girls enjoy a fun academic learning environment combined with a daily girl-centered... Read More

December 4, 2015

More about Madeira Alumnae in STEAM

In the 2015Fall/Winter issue of Madeira Today, six alumnae making a difference through STEAM careers were profiled.

December 3, 2015

Shaun Min named Director of Summer Programs

Shaun Min has been named director of summer programs for Madeira. Earlier this year, Summer Programs was separated from Auxiliary Programs and put under... Read More

December 3, 2015

Alumna to speak at National Geographic

Award-winning photojournalist Ami Vitale’s '89 will speak at National Geographic in Washington, D.C. on December 8, 2015. Her work and stories will be... Read More

December 2, 2015

STOP Hunger Games returns for another epic battle

For the third year in a row, Madeira students, faculty, and staff participated in the STOP Hungers Games. The games are a fundraising battle – an apocalyptic... Read More

December 1, 2015

In Memoriam: Leslie Thompson

The Madeira community mourns the loss of a dear colleague. Leslie Thompson, long-time director of communications for Camp Greenway and manager of the school... Read More

November 23, 2015

Senior yearbook page instructions

The yearbook class and yearbook club are excited to work with seniors on their senior pages! Seniors must complete the information below and email it with... Read More

November 23, 2015

2015-2016 driver's education classes

Madeira is pleased to offer Driver's Ed again in 2015-2016.

I Drive Smart, a Virginia licensed driver education company, will be holding classes for Madeira... Read More

November 20, 2015

Senior yearbook ad announcement

The yearbook staff is making progress on the yearbook for 2016 and it's time to think about Senior Parent Ads. The Senior Parent Ad is a tradition at Madeira... Read More

November 16, 2015

Madeira Equestrian Team secures place in post-season

Congratulations to the Madeira Equestrian team for winning their third show in a row!  Their win on Sunday in Gaines Hall secured a place for the team... Read More

November 13, 2015

Gaelyn Smith '16 wins slam poetry competition

On Wednesday, November 11, two members of the Madeira Slam Team, Mona Hagmagid '16 and Gaelyn Smith '16, competed in the NOVA Invitational Slam Competition... Read More

November 13, 2015

Minecraft used to study early civilizations

Mr. Meade’s Roots of Civilizations class took a different approach to studying early civilizations during Module 2 this year. With knowledge gained from... Read More

November 12, 2015

Senior athlete makes Division I commitment

On November 11, 2015, Kylie Jordan ’16 signed a national letter of intent to swim for Duke University.

Kylie is on her way to becoming the most accomplished... Read More

November 9, 2015

Class uses phones to create works of art

In Ms. Linda Northrup’s class, students are not told to put away their phones as they are in other classes. During the five-week Phone Photo Imaging class... Read More

November 6, 2015

Thanksgiving Travel and Arrival

The time of year for Student Travel Forms has once again arrived. In preparation for school breaks in November (11/21 - 11/30) and December (12/19 - 1/3)... Read More

November 6, 2015

Madeira IEA team wins second show

Congratulations to the Madeira IEA team for winning their second show of the season. Thank you to all of the parents, staff, and students for your work... Read More

November 6, 2015

Ensign Lauren Rarick '07 speaks at Veteran's Day ASM

Lauren Rarick ‘07 spoke to the Madeira community at the Veteran's Day All School Meeting on November 6. Lauren Rarick graduated from The Madeira School... Read More

November 5, 2015

The Cherry Orchard charms audiences

Friends and family packed the Chapel Auditorium for an end of October viewing of Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard.” Taking place in turn of the century... Read More

October 30, 2015

Madeira clarinetist wins second place at Asian American Music Society

Madeira Chamber Orchestra member Lucy Li '18, won second place in the senior woodwind division of the Asian American Music Society Competition. Lucy, a... Read More

October 30, 2015

Julia Reed ?78 recounts her time at Madeira and career path

At the All School Meeting, Friday, October 23, the ever-entertaining and unguarded Julia Reed spoke to students about her time at Madeira and her professional... Read More

October 28, 2015

Students volunteer at Capital Area Food Bank

On October 17th, Heads of Community Service at Madeira, Faith Slaughter and Carson Peters, coordinated a weekend activity with the Anime Club and Master... Read More

October 26, 2015

It's RAW Spirit Week!

October 26-30 is Red & White Spirit Week!

October 22, 2015

Madeira students attend WIHS Barn Night

It was high-test fun on Thursday, October 22, when over 30 Madeira students descended on the Verizon Center for the Washington International Horse Show... Read More

October 19, 2015

Madeira riders place at WIHS

Madeira riders and horses spent the weekend competing at the prestigious Washington International Regional Horse Show at the Prince George Equestrian Center... Read More

October 16, 2015

ASM all-star panel discusses 2016 elections

The All School Meeting on Friday, October 16 featured an engaging panel of media and political experts from both the Democratic and Republican campaign... Read More

October 15, 2015

Madeira Digs Pink

Madeira volleyball program hosted a “Dig Pink” game to raise money and awareness for breast cancer on Wednesday, October 14. Madeira fans sported pink... Read More

October 12, 2015

Madeira riders' winning weekend

It was a great weekend for the Madeira Equestrian Program with competitive action at two different venues. On Saturday and Sunday, Director of Equestrian... Read More

October 12, 2015

2015 flu clinic

The best way to protect your family against influenza is to get a flu vaccine every flu season. Please sign your daughter up to participate in our flu... Read More

October 8, 2015

All-Stars from politics and CNN come to Madeira

On October 16th, Madeira mom, Hilary Rosen, a public relations and political consultant and a TV pundit on CNN, will moderate a panel on the 2016 Elections... Read More

October 5, 2015

Finish In Style clothing event

Each year, the junior class heads to Capitol Hill for their Co-Curriculum placements. Each student spends 5 weeks working in a House or Senate office.... Read More

October 5, 2015

Girls Love Mail

During class meeting on Thursday, October 1, 2015, freshman made cards for breast cancer patients through the Girls Love Mail organization. Sophomore,... Read More

October 2, 2015

Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles '07 Speaks at All School Meeting

Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles '07 spoke to an engaged student body Friday morning about her love of the outdoors and how her Co-Curriculum experience at Madeira... Read More

October 2, 2015

In Memoriam: James Jones

By Pilar Cabeza de Vaca

We at Madeira are saddened by the news that Mr. James Jones, our long-time driver and owner of Private Executive Services, passed... Read More

September 30, 2015

Madeira Equestrian Program has strong showing at HITS Culpeper horse show

The HITS Culpeper horse show was a great success with all Madeira riders earning wonderful ribbons the weekend of September 25-27. The highlight was Sunday's... Read More

September 29, 2015

Constructing a soundproof dorm room

Physics with Geometry class had an exciting first module. Girls tackled a subject near and dear to every boarding student’s heart – a soundproof dorm room... Read More

September 22, 2015

End it with Orange campaign comes to Madeira

Today, the dining hall staff, managed by Madeira's food service provider, Sodexo, is wearing orange and serving orange food to raise awareness about childhood... Read More

September 18, 2015

Dr. Ashley Johnson receives Galt Award

Madeira science teacher Dr. Ashley Johnson has been selected to receive the Galt Award at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA. The Russell Galt Award... Read More

September 18, 2015

Madeira teachers selected to present at the Virginia Society for Technology Educator webinar

History teacher Jeff Meade and Education Technology Specialist Lauren Roy were invited to be guest presenters at the Virginia Society for Technology Educator... Read More

September 18, 2015

Fall Season Update: The first two weeks in athletics

In fall sports, the Snails have had their first round of competition. Coaches and players are looking forward to exciting season. Here are a few recaps... Read More

September 17, 2015

Madeira slam poet performed at national convention

Senior and Head of Day Mona Hagmagid had an eventful summer, which has now led to an exciting fall opportunity. In the spring, Mona helped to organize... Read More

September 15, 2015

Learning and sharing at the STEM to STEAM Conference

Faculty in the Science and Arts Departments presented in multiple topics at the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS) Conference “From STEM to STEAM... Read More

September 15, 2015

Menu planning made easier

The Madeira dining menu has a new look and functionality. Now, when you click on “Dining Menu” in Quicklinks at the top of the Madeira website, you’ll... Read More

September 12, 2015

Announcements from the Dean of Students

Below are a few of the topics which we want to remind you and your daughter about as we embark on a new year.  Some of these are refreshers from last year... Read More

September 11, 2015

All School Meeting with Dr. Courtney Cowart '78

“There is a better future that wants to emerge through you, individually and collectively." - Dr. Courtney Cowart

September 9, 2015

BSSAC Opener Details

Email sent to students and parents, Thursday, September 10, 2015.

Good morning Snails!

If you are attending the BSSAC Opener on Saturday (as 128 of you... Read More

September 9, 2015

Madeira students travel to France

One day after school ended last year, 12 students and Madeira French teacher, Dr. Xiaofu Ding flew to France for the biennial French exchange trip.

Every... Read More

September 4, 2015

2015-2016 Student Activities and Clubs

In coordination with the Dean of Students Office, Student Government approves all school clubs. Madeira has a history of actively involved clubs that give... Read More

September 3, 2015

Opening Convocation 2015

Spirits were high during Opening Convocation, Thursday September 3, 2015. Head of School Pilar Cabeza de Vaca welcomed students back to Madeira, sharing... Read More

September 3, 2015

Private Music Lessons at Madeira

Did you know that an amazing group of professional musicians come to Madeira's campus every week to teach students in piano, voice, strings, flute, guitar... Read More

September 3, 2015

School-wide Open House

The Madeira Admission Office is hosting a School-wide Open House on Saturday, September 26 from 1:00-3:30 p.m.  This open house allows us to introduce... Read More

August 28, 2015

Welcome to our newest faculty and staff

Madeira is pleased to welcome an impressive group of new faculty and staff members joining us this school year. We look forward to seeing their contributions... Read More

August 24, 2015

Lucy & Co. hours for the start of school

The school store, Lucy & Co., will have special hours during Orientation and the first week of school:

Friday August, 28: 11:30 a.m.-1:00p.m.
Saturday... Read More

August 21, 2015

Madeira students travel to Italy for classical summer exchange

In June, two Madeira teachers and twelve students visited Italy for the biannual classics exchange trip.The first week included a home-stay with Italian... Read More

August 13, 2015

Summer Environmental Advocacy Adventure

Madeira teacher, Dr. Ashley Johnson, shares highlights from this summer's environmental advocacy adventure

July 30, 2015

Madeira sophomore attending WiSci Girls STEAM camp in Rwanda

On July 25, 2015 Madeira sophomore Ciara O'Donoghue traveled to Rwanda for the WiSci Girls STEAM camp. The camp brings a diverse group of 30 female U.S... Read More

July 21, 2015

Swimmers earn All American honors

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association released its 2014-2015 all-American lists Monday, July 13, and four Madeira swimmers were recognized... Read More

June 15, 2015

2015 PINK Award

The fourth annual PINK Award was given to Anne Forrest Butler ’18. Anne, who is from Charlotte, NC, will use the award money to pursue an internship with... Read More

June 5, 2015

Celebrating the graduation of the Class of 2015

The 2015 Commencement Ceremony was held on a sunny morning, Friday, May 29. Ms. Marcia Marsh, chief operating officer of the World Wildlife Fund, was the... Read More

June 1, 2015

Convocation 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015 members of the Madeira community gathered to celebrate the close of another school year, recognize faculty and staff members for their... Read More

May 28, 2015

2015 Senior Gallop

Madeira seniors participated in the annual Senior Gallop today. Eight riders from the Equestrian program rode horses from the stables down to the Oval... Read More

May 27, 2015

Seniors recognized for outstanding achievements

All members of the Class of 2015 have unique talents and strengths. In the past several weeks, we have learned of several who have been recognized by outside... Read More

May 27, 2015

STEAM class designs prostheses

In Module 7, the Topics in STEAM class had a goal to design and create prosthetic arm and hand prototypes. First the class dissected and studied chicken... Read More

May 22, 2015

Parting Message from Stacy Fischer, PALC Vice President

Five years ago, I was as nervous and excited as my daughter as our family began the journey into the world of The Madeira School. As much as she was wondering... Read More

May 21, 2015

2015 Madeira School Film Festival

Madeira Advanced Film class students organized an impressive, fourth annual Madeira School Film Festival on Saturday May 15, 2015.

A student committee... Read More

May 20, 2015

Annual Madeira equestrian awards

Friday, May 15, 2015 participants in the Madeira equestrian program gathered in the Chapel/Auditorium foyer to celebrate another successful year. Friends... Read More

May 20, 2015

Marcia Marsh to give Madeira commencement address

The Madeira School is pleased to have Marcia Marsh as the 2015 commencement speaker. As chief operating officer of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world... Read More

May 19, 2015

Madeira actress nominated for 2015 Cappie award

A big congratulations to Jeeho Ha ’17, who is nominated for a Cappies award in the category of Comic Actress in a Play for her role as Trinculo in our... Read More

May 15, 2015

Slam poetry team takes first at regional competition

On April 29, 2015 the Madeira slam poetry team made up of Zharia O’Neal ’15, Barack ’15, Mona Hagmagid ’16, Elfrieda Nwabunnia ’18, and Gaelyn Smith ’16... Read More

May 15, 2015

Students attend 23rd annual Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards

On April 24, 2015, as representatives of the CLIPUS Foundation Katharine Jiang '15, Virginia Zhang '15, and Grace Huang '16 attended the 23rd Annual Fairfax... Read More

May 15, 2015

Sophomore cherry tree dedication

The class of 2017 gathered at the pathway between East and Schoolhouse I on April 13, 2015 for a short ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony. Through... Read More

May 14, 2015

Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame induction

April 24, 2015 marked the inaugural induction of members to The Madeira School Athletic Hall of Fame. Nominees, honored guests, and Reunions Weekend attendees... Read More

May 13, 2015

2015-2016 student leadership announced

The elections results are in! The Madeira student government and class officers have been named for the 2015-2016 school year. Dean of Students Kim Newsome... Read More

May 13, 2015

GATE literary magazine is available online

At the All School Meeting, April 10, selections of poetry, along with photography and artwork from the 2015 edition of GATE were presented at the All School... Read More

May 11, 2015

2015 Springfest and art awards

Springfest is an annual event in which the visual, performing, and musical arts are celebrated. Both visual and performing arts were on full display at... Read More

May 8, 2015

Susan Cabot selected as Athletic Director

Madeira has selected Susan Cabot as its new Athletic Director. Ms. Cabot, who currently serves as Director of Athletics at Kingswood Oxford School (West... Read More

May 1, 2015

Mary Herridge named Director of Enrollment Management

Mary Herridge has been named Director of Enrollment Management for Madeira. Ms. Herridge, who currently serves as Madeira’s Associate Director of Admission... Read More

May 1, 2015

Track and field team hits their stride

After a promising start at the competitive Potomac Invitational on April 11 (finishing sixth out of eleven teams), the Snails met with Flint Hill, Sidwell... Read More

May 1, 2015

Rider earns IEA National Hunter Seat Final ribbon

Congratulations to Jacey Albaugh ’18, Charlotte Burch ’17, and Emily Leins ’17 for competing in the 2015 Interscholastic Equestrian Association National... Read More

April 28, 2015

Science and Engineering Club attends Maryland Day

On Saturday April 25, the Science and Engineering Club sponsored a trip to Maryland Day. Maryland Day is an annual event at the University of Maryland... Read More

April 28, 2015

Road closure

Beginning May 4, 2015 and lasting through June 20, 2015, the roadway behind the Hurd will be closed to thru traffic. This closure is necessary to facilitate... Read More

April 17, 2015

College athletic commitments

Seniors Stephanie Royer and Hanna Powers were recognized for their commitment to play at the next level during a ceremony on April 15, 2015. Hanna signed... Read More

April 17, 2015

Get ready for The Madeira School Film Festival

The 2015 festival will be held May 15 and will celebrate films created by Madeira students and community. The deadline for film submissions is May 1, 2015... Read More

April 17, 2015

Computer Science club heads to the UMD Programming Contest

This weekend Computer Science club members Kim Lytle ’15, Sophie Kim ’15, Michaela Laurencin ’15, and Cori Williams ’17, along with team manager Katherine... Read More

April 17, 2015

Join us for One Acts Festival

Support student directors, designers, and actors in the annual One Acts festival. The festival features short plays students have produced in the Advanced... Read More

April 17, 2015

Senior earns National Federation of Music Teachers Gold Cup

Madeline Ahern '15 was awarded her third consecutive "Superior" rating at the National Federation of Music Teachers Festival on March 29, 2015. She will... Read More

April 16, 2015

Founder's Day

Monday, April 13, 2015 was the much anticipated Founder's Day! The day was perfect. The sun came out and girls flocked to the Oval for music, food, dancing... Read More

April 15, 2015

Kylie Jordan '16 named to Washington Post's first team All Met

In the Sunday Washington Post All Met sports feature, junior Kylie Jordan was listed among the Washington Metro areas top student athletes making their... Read More

April 15, 2015

Summer academics at Madeira

Madeira will offer several courses taught by Madeira faculty members this summer. Programs are for students in, or entering into high school. Classes are... Read More

April 7, 2015

Science and Engineering Club welcomes Girl Scouts

On April 4th, the Science and Engineering Club hosted an event at Madeira for twenty young Girl Scouts in 3rd to 6th grade that promoted females in science... Read More

April 3, 2015

Examining the gender wage gap

Women make 79 cents for every dollar earned by a man. It’s a statistic we have seen a lot the past year, and it’s a statistic that bothers Sarah Jane Glynn... Read More

April 2, 2015

Clubs volunteer at Cherry Blossom Festival

On Saturday March 28, the Korean Student Association (KSA) partnered with the Science and Engineering Club to volunteer at the Cherry Blossom Festival... Read More

April 2, 2015

2015 Madeira Science Fair

On March 12, 94 students participated in the annual Madeira Science Fair with 59 projects. We had 15 judges from various fields, including four current... Read More

April 2, 2015

Madeira karate finishes in style

As part of the Winter Athletics assembly, the Module 5 karate class presented a demonstration including empty-handed kata, weapons kata, partner drills... Read More

April 1, 2015

All School Meeting with artist Rebecca Kamen

On March 26, 2015, Madeira welcomed artist Rebecca Kamen to speak about her work and the convergence of art and science. During her presentation to students... Read More

March 30, 2015

Three Madeira riders advance to IEA Finals

Madeira riders who competed in the IEA Zone Three finals faced a long, cold, and at times snowy day, but the riders rose to the occasion against the best... Read More

March 18, 2015

All School EduCase Day

On March 13, the last day of Module 5, students, faculty, and staff participated in the first all-school EduCase Day. The day involved over 75 different... Read More

March 17, 2015

CNN?s Chris Cuomo calls in for history talk

The Global Religions history class had an exciting guest via Skype on Thursday, March 12.

Chris Cuomo, CNN news anchor for “New Day,” joined the class... Read More

March 12, 2015

Six Madeira riders move on to IEA Zone 3 Finals

Congratulations to our Madeira IEA team and riders who competed at IEA Zone 3, Region 2 finals, March 7-8 at Pickwick Stables in Sykesville, MD. Having... Read More

March 5, 2015

Varsity IEA team heads into the post season

Madeira would like to congratulate all of its riders that qualified for IEA regionals as individuals this year. A big congratulation also goes out to Coach... Read More

March 4, 2015

Movie night with the Spanish Club

The Spanish Club movie fundraiser, on Friday February 27, was a great success. Club members and other Madeira students joined to watch El Viaje de Carol... Read More

February 27, 2015

Alice Rivlin '48 engages students at ASM

Madeira welcomed economist Alice Rivlin, class of 1948, as our All School Meeting speaker on Thursday, February 19. History teacher and alumna Anne Kristol... Read More

February 27, 2015

"Anything Goes" delights audiences

Madeira’s winter musical production of Anything Goes, set aboard an ocean liner in the 1930s with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, was a rousing success... Read More

February 24, 2015

Spanish club aids the Latino Student Fund

On Saturday, February 21, members of the Madeira Spanish Club visited the Latino Student Fund in Washington, D.C. Club members helped organize items and... Read More

February 19, 2015

Swim and dive team breaks several records; places 6th at VISAAs

The 2014-2015 swim and dive season came to a close at the Virginia Independent School Athletics Association championship in Richmond, VA, February 14-15... Read More

February 16, 2015

Honorable visit for Madeira karate

Module 4 karate began with the Madeira dojo being honored by the visit of Hanshi Keith Teller on Friday, January 16, 2015. Hanshi Teller is a 10th degree... Read More

February 12, 2015

Madeira offers D.C. summer adventure

All students are invited to join Hawaii Prep Academy students as we spend the first two weeks of summer (May 30-June 13, 2015) enjoying the bodies of water... Read More

February 12, 2015

Join Madeira for "Anything Goes"

Escape the everyday on a trans-Atlantic cruise. With top-notch lounge singers, wealthy heiresses, and second-rate mobsters on the loose, you’re never sure... Read More

February 10, 2015

Snails return to Metros; place ninth overall

It has been several years since the Snails have competed at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championships, and their return... Read More

February 4, 2015

"Fluxx" game creator visits for Casual Sundays

At Casual Sundays – the brainchild of Ms. Roy and Ms. Heishman – students gather to play table top game, such as Slash, The Resistance, and Fluxx. On Sunday... Read More

February 2, 2015

A slam poetry team win at Hyper Bole

On Saturday, January 31, 2015 Madeira’s slam team including Zharia O’Neal ’15, Mona Hagmagid ’16, Gaelyn Smith, Elfrieda Nwabunnia ’17, Katie Barack ’15... Read More

January 30, 2015

Swim and dive team takes third at ISLs

At the Independent School League conference championship on Friday, January 30, the Snails placed third – just four points behind Flint Hill. Outstanding... Read More

January 30, 2015

Madeira welcomes Alice M. Rivlin

On February 19, 2015 Madeira welcomes Alice M. Rivlin, class of 1948 as our special All School Meeting guest speaker. Ms. Rivlin was the first woman to... Read More

January 29, 2015

Renowned choreographer visits Madeira Dance

The Madeira dance program, directed by Michelle Sarson, hosted CityDance guest Master Teacher, Resident Artist and renowned choreographer, Jason Garcia... Read More

January 28, 2015

Allison Kalloo '83 gives a powerful speech during the MLK All School Meeting

January 16, 2015, Allison Kalloo ’83 took to the stage to share her story for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day All School Meeting.

As founder and CEO of... Read More

January 22, 2015

Seniors present their Co-Curriculum capstones on EduCase Day

January 9, 2015, Madeira seniors who had their five-week internship during Module 3, presented their capstone projects during the EduCase Day. For their... Read More

January 20, 2015

Forensics with a pro

On Friday, January 9, 2015, Detective Derek Hardy of the Fairfax County Police Department visited the Forensic Science class at The Madeira School. He... Read More

January 16, 2015

Madeira alumna, Rory Kennedy?s film nominated for Academy Award ®

“Last Days in Vietnam” was produced and directed by Rory Kennedy, Madeira class of 1987. The film, which has been nominated for an Academy Award ® for... Read More

January 13, 2015

Student-produced PSA reaches Sierra Leone TV station

In light of the recent epidemic, the Contemporary Issues in Science class decided to focus the five-week, intensive course work on the Ebola outbreak in... Read More

January 12, 2015

Get ready for International Week

January 26-30, the Madeira Student Ambassadors will host a variety of activities celebrating International Week. Made up of current students from around... Read More

January 8, 2015

New Co-Curriculum Blog: Interning on The Hill

Sophia Beneski '16 shares her experience interning for the Office of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. Read More

January 8, 2015

Riders bring home high point champion

On Saturday, January 3 Madeira's IEA team traveled to Pickwick Stables for their first show of the winter season. The riders battled the cold and rain... Read More

January 8, 2015

Madeira Dojo promotions from Module 3

The Madeira Karate Dojo is proud to announce the following promotions awarded during Module 3

  • San kyu (brown belt): Julia Berley '15
  • Yon kyu (purple... Read More