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
Hear from Lena Badr '11 and Avery Miller '86 in the November issue of Northern Virginia Magazine.
Considering Private School? The Benefits Aren’t Always... Read More
Madeira has partnered with The Wells Collective to offer Black alumnae an opportunity to connect.
We are thrilled to offer two affinity gatherings for Madeira's... Read More
An original Madeira film produced by The Film Guys
The 200th issue of Madeira Today is now available!
The Madeira School will welcome Julia Reed ’78 as the 2019 commencement speaker.
Julia Reed is a contributing editor at Garden & Gun magazine, where... Read More
Madeira Swim and Dive record holder, Kylie Jordan competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro... Read More
Registration is open for Reunion Weekend 2019!
Head back to campus for weekend-long celebration honoring the classes ending in 4 and 9! Gather as a class... Read More
Former Madeira Swim and Dive standout, Kylie Jordan ’16 put on a record breaking performance at the 2019 Janis Hape Dowd Nike Invitational hosted by The... Read More
Raegan Thornton was awarded a National Merit Scholarship, which she will use to attend The University of Alabama Honors College on a full ride. Fewer than... Read More
Four Madeira alumnae returned to campus to participate in a panel on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) for the first Admissions... Read More
The Spring/Summer 2017 issue of Madeira Today is available online.
She may have only graduated in 2015 but Anna McMahon is already using her experience from Madeira’s signature Co-Curriculum program to secure sought after... Read More
Registration is now open for all Summer at Madeira programs.
For over 42 years, Camp Greenway has provided... Read More
Calling all alumnae, parents, and fans: Come cheer on the Snails at Spring Sports Opening Day! Home games:
Varsity Lacrosse v. Holton Arms
Varsity... Read More
Red and White teams are challenging YOU! Here is your chance to make this year’s Red and White competition even more exciting while helping to proclaim... Read More
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
The Madeira community mourns the loss of former employee, Darren Bell.
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
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
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
In the 2015Fall/Winter issue of Madeira Today, six alumnae making a difference through STEAM careers were profiled.
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
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
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
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
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
“There is a better future that wants to emerge through you, individually and collectively." - Dr. Courtney Cowart
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
“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
Look out for a notification from our partner vendor Harris Connect in regards to the 2015 Alumnae Directory.
Right before Thanksgiving break, the senior class reached an important milestone: they reached 100% participation in the Senior Class Gift to The Madeira... Read More
Madeira’s own unique summer program for girls entering grades 7–10 will take place June 28 through July 11, 2015 and features six classes, a trip to the... Read More
Alumna Julia Collins returns to battle for a $250,000 grand prize with 13 other former champions in the Tournament of Champions, beginning Monday, November... Read More
As host of the U.S. State Department’s Office of Overseas Schools AERO training institute this past summer, Madeira was invited to attend the annual leadership... Read More
Set your sails for excitement on an island of fairies and monsters October 30 and November 1. Here lives Prospera, an unjustly exiled Duchess, and her... Read More
The Madeira community mourns the loss of a dear colleague. Sally Sullivan passed away surrounded by family on October 20, 2014, of complications from breast... Read More
The senior class is hosting the fourth annual Fun Run on Sunday, November 16, beginning at 2:00 p.m. This year’s 5K will include a fair for the entire... Read More
Alumna and gender-based violence (GBV) specialist Lina Abirafeh, PhD ’92 joined the Madeira community on September 26 to lead a conversation about the... Read More
It’s not surprising to find that Madeira girls, current and alumnae, are often in the news or writing their own articles for publications. Here are a few... Read More
Head of School Pilar Cabeza de Vaca and the Board of Directors proudly announced that Madeira has met a $10 million challenge grant from an anonymous private... Read More
Part of a Madeira education is being exposed to thought-provoking conversations and ideas. One manner in which this takes place is through All School Meetings... Read More
Fifty-six girls, including seven legacies, said cheerful good-byes and exchanged promises to stay in touch as their two weeks at Girls First summer camp... Read More
As a member of GlobeMed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Devin Williams ’13 was granted the a spot on a summer experiential learning... Read More
Construction crews have been working steadily on the Main dorm modernization project since graduation.
Check in regularly to see a photos of our progress... Read More
Julia Collins' '01 historic Jeopardy! winning streak comes to an end.
Julia Collins ’01 held on to her eight-day winning streak, making her the winningest female contestant in Jeopardy’s 30 year history. In nine games, she... Read More
Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles, Madeira class of 2007, has been selected as the new spokesperson for the National Park Service’s (NPS) National Capital Region. She... Read More
Now in its third year, the PINK Award was given to ambitious inventor and Madeira junior Kim Lytle during the Reunion Weekend All School Meeting, April... Read More
Former Snail Breanna (Bre) Atkinson ’12, of Ashburn, VA, was selected as one of 36 athletes to participate in the U.S. Collegiate National Team (CNT) program... Read More
Kate Tweedy daughter of alumna Penny Chenery ’39 visited Madeira on Saturday, February 8, 2014, while in town for an event at Lift Me Up therapeutic riding... Read More
The January 2014 issue of Washingtonian Magazine honored Thankful as one of their 12 local heroes that make the Washington area a better place to live... Read More
The District of Columbia Office of Motion Picture and Television Development honored Grace Guggenheim ’77 with the January 2014 Filmmaker of the Month... Read More
Visit Lucy & Co., The Madeira School Store for all of holiday shopping! Come see our new items for everyone on your list. Some of our hot new items include:... Read More
Lives & Legacies: Career Day at Madeira was an opportunity for the community to hear from a select group of alumnae on Saturday morning of Parents’ Weekend... Read More
The Rev. Maryetta M. Anschutz ’93 told the Madeira community a powerful story of how a singular experience she had during her sophomore Co-Curriculum placement... Read More
Madeira juniors attended Co-Curriculum training on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, September 4th. The 81 girls heard from a panel of alumnae who currently work... Read More
With the support of the PINK Award, established by Katherine Kies ’07, Courtney Jefferies ’13 spent her summer at the Alvin Ailey Summer Intensive in New... Read More
After graduating from Madeira, Dr. Tara Palmore '88 went on to Harvard and then the National Institutes of Health where she has been fighting a deadly... Read More
Brandon Holley '85, Editor in Chief of Lucky magazine, was featured on Tuesday, February 26 on the PBS series "Makers" for her accomplishments as an editor... Read More
For a recent Co-Curriculum project, a group of freshmen wrote song lyrics describing Madeira. The Madeira Fund hopes you agree with them: What a Wonderful... Read More
Madeira is mourning the loss of Priscilla Payne Hurd '38, who passed away on Tuesday, February 5th. "Prill," as she was known to our community was an alumna... Read More
At the All School Meeting (ASM) on Friday, January 11, our students heard from four recent Madeira graduates from the classes of 2009 and 2011 who spoke... Read More
The Madeira School mourns the passing of Ruth Carter Stevenson '41.
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Jean Harris, Headmistress of Madeira from 1977 to 1980. She was a part of Madeira's history and made substantial... Read More
Sue Khim '04 is the co-founder and CEO of Brilliant, a new tool for STEM students that presents them with challenging problems based on their performance... Read More
Jenny Schretter '02 was featured on Fox News with a spotlight on her jewelry line Kolton. J.
Madeira alumnae Julia Reed and Mika Brzezinski find out that they both went to Madeira on Morning Joe on December 6, 2012.
Likando Kumoyo '13 introduced Melanie Dunea '89 at the All School Meeting (ASM) on Friday, October 19. Melanie spoke about her work as a portrait photographer... Read More
Amanda Travers Nesbit '82 released her first book, Dazzling Design (Archivia Books) in September 2012. Drawing from her years of experience in the interior... Read More