This affordable college prep high school in Virginia is truly a community of understanding hearts, where each girl is known and valued. Our key values of respect, integrity, kindness, and service are at the center of all that we do. Girls thrive intellectually, socially, and emotionally because our nurturing community and strong values foster growth in each of these realms.
— Emilie S. ’24
“I’ve been at boarding school before, but it didn’t feel like a home in the way that Foxcroft does.”
— Camie D. ’24
“If you come to Foxcroft, you will be welcomed by an inclusive community and you will find your friends. To me, my fellow classmates are like family to me, and I know they have my back.”
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Five Dorms with Dedicated Faculty
Foxcroft has five dormitories that each house between 20-45 girls. Dorm Teams are comprised of four dedicated faculty members and several student leaders managing residential life and daily happenings.
Each girl at Foxcroft establishes a special, unique relationship with her faculty advisor. Through weekly meetings, shared meals in the Dining Hall or in the advisor’s home, and other activities, girls find their advisors to be a source of support away from home.
Last Friday evening, the International Gala and Bazaar was a festive finale for a weeklong celebration of our global connections during International Week. As participants took to the stage dancing, singing, and more, students and faculty alike gained a deeper appreciation for the diverse cultures represented in the Foxcroft community — with applause and cheers echoing out of FoxHound Auditorium past the Bazaar tables that filled the first floor of Schoolhouse.
The Foxcroft community happily spread holiday cheer last weekend. Beginning with reflections on community service and a campus-wide decorating party Friday evening and continuing through Santa’s entrance at the end of the traditional Christmas Pageant on Sunday, it was impossible not to be in the spirit of the season!
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Spanish Club and Foxcroft community celebrated this year's theme “Deja tu Huella” (leave your mark), which was spoken about by the Spanish Club members. Many students spoke about those who have left a mark on them and how they will leave their mark on their community while explaining what the theme is truly about. The speeches were followed by an amazing Mexican dance known as “Balie Folklorico.” The performance was given by a dance group that was brought to perform by the mother of Samantha S. ‘27. Many thanks to her and the beautiful dancers!
Last Friday, October 13, Head of School Cathy McGehee kicked off Leadership Day with an interesting and informative presentation on Miss Charlotte’s vision for Foxcroft. Beginning with some fun facts about Miss Charlotte’s childhood, including that she generally disliked school, finding it boring, and having no interest in classes or studies, Mrs. McGehee cited Miss Charlotte's inspiration for opening Foxcroft — “School ought to be fun, study can be made interesting," she reportedly said — and so the School opened in 1914.
On Sunday, September 17, students from each dorm came together in the Leipheimer Gym to compete in the Battle of the Dorms Carnival. Students were dressed in their dorm colors and participated in several carnival games. They competed to win tickets from games like plastic ax throwing and an inflatable obstacle course. Every time a student won a game, they earned one ticket. One ticket equals one point towards the overall Battle of the Dorms competition. After students accumulated tickets, they put them in a jar for their dorm. Between games, students could grab popcorn, cotton candy, or a snow cone from the snack station.
Jodi Campbell joined Foxcroft as Dean of Students in July 2022. Ms. Campbell has outstanding experience working with girls in boarding schools. She comes to Foxcroft from The Webb School in Bell Buckle, TN, where she served as Director of Social, Emotional, and Academic Development. In this role, she developed and oversaw an SEL-based advisory program; implemented DEI initiatives, mediation programs to address student conflicts, and leadership programs; coordinated all student clubs and affinity groups; and created wellness lessons, among many initiatives. She was Head of the middle school girls’ dormitory as well as a member of the history department.
Prior to The Webb School, she was Academic Dean and Director of College Counseling at Squaw Valley Academy in Olympic Valley, CA, where she also taught social studies. Her previous teaching experiences span high school and college-level courses at Sage Ridge School (Reno, NV); Wesley College (Dover, DE); and The University of Guelph (Ontario).
Ms. Campbell earned a B.A. in Early American History from Dickinson College, an M.A. in British history, with a certificate in Museum studies, from University of Delaware, and a Ph.D. (ABD) in history from University of Guelph. A life-long learner, she continues her studies and professional development having earned a certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University and a certificate in Social Emotional and Character Development from Rutgers University. She has attended many programs in mindfulness, responsive classrooms, successful advisories, and navigating social media and technology positively.
She and her dog Sassafras (a “spoiled min-pin mix rescue”) are glad to be back on the East Coast where they are closer to her family in Delaware. She loves to travel and is always planning her next trip, reading historical fiction, or cheering on the Yankees.
Assistant Dean for Student Experience
Associate Dean of Residential Life/Lead Dorm Parent
Margaret "Maggie" Everett
Assistant to the Office of Student Life/Lead Dorm Parent
Maggie Everett joined the Foxcroft Student Life team in July of 2023. She is also the Dorm Lead in Reynolds. Maggie has a B.A. in Performing Arts from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. After graduating, Maggie was a teacher at the Marvelwood School in Kent, CT, where she attended high school. She taught learning support, ESL English, and electives in a collection of topics including theater, communications, public speaking, and creative writing. There, Maggie was a Dorm Lead and taught specialized sessions on boundaries, consent, and healthy relationships. She also assistant coached Varsity Basketball and choreographed the school musical.
Maggie was born and raised in the Boarding School world. She deeply understands the formative abilities of private education and wants to be a positive piece of the puzzle, and seeks in her career to support the restructuring of education towards being more equitable and accessible.
In her free time, she participates in theater and loves to explore local restaurants with her partner, who is a new Math/Music teacher at Foxcroft. Maggie is a lover of animals and houseplants. She has two pets, a cat named Mocha and a rabbit named Daisy. Maggie is excited for warmer weather and new growth opportunities!
An all-girls boarding and day school in Northern Virginia, Foxcroft prepares young women in grades 9-12 for success in college and in life. Our outstanding academic program offers challenging courses, including Advanced Placement classes and an innovative STEM program. Our premiere equestrian program is nationally recognized, and our athletic teams have won conference and state championships. Experience the best in girls' boarding schools: visit Foxcroft.