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    Foxcroft offers a robust college preparatory academic program which prepares young women for a future that demands intelligent responses, highly developed skills, and firmly rooted character. The central components of a Foxcroft education are intellectual; the academic curriculum is designed to challenge each student to develop analytical ability, critical thinking, and communication skills, and rigorous independent thought. We educate each student to seek the confidence and character to meet her future with integrity, high purpose, and a sense of accomplishment.




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    Looking Ahead: What is Wintermission?
    1/13/2017
    In February, students and faculty will depart from the normal curriculum for a week-long term called Wintermission. A stimulating change of pace in the depths of winter, this co-curricular program gives faculty and students a chance to delve into a single topic in depth, often with an experiential approach.

    Next Chapter
    12/19/2016
    Next Chapter, our student book club is currently reading House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer. Copies are available in the Currier Library Workroom.

    This coming-of-age dystopian novel set in the not-too-distant future, was highly accalmined, wining the the National Book Award, Newbery Honor, and Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, among other prizes.

    "Farmer's novel may be futuristic, but it hits close to home, raising questions of what it means to be human, what is the value of life, and what are the responsibilities of a society. Readers will be hooked from the first page."--Publishers' Weekly,


    El Día de los Muertos
    12/8/2016
    by seniors Allison B. and Reilly C.

    This year in the spirit of El Día de los Muertos, Sra. Riestra’s Spanish IV and Spanish I classes created an altar to honor Miss Charlotte. In addition, both classes painted skull masks.

    The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday dedicated to celebrating the afterlife. It is celebrated primarily in Mexico, but also in certain parts of the United States and Latin America.
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    Courtney Ulmer
    Academic Dean, Dorm Parent
    540.687.4330
    Year Appointed: 2006
    College of William and Mary - B.A.
    Vanderbilt University - M.A.
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    Elizabeth O'Quinn
    Experiential Learning Coordinator
    540-687-4376
    Year Appointed: 2015
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    Patty Boswell
    Registrar and Administrative Assistant to the Academic Dean, Lead Dorm Parent
    540.687.4332
    Year Appointed: 1993
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