The Latest News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Head of School Cathy McGehee named John Scharfenberg as the fifth recipient of the Mary Louise Leipheimer Excellence in Teaching Award on May 23 at the annual Awards Assembly.

    Bowties, Apple Pie, and Outstanding Teaching

    John Scharfenberg receives Leipheimer teaching award

    History teacher John C. Scharfenberg, a former Capitol Hill staffer who carries a copy of the U.S. Constitution in his pocket and does his best to make sure his students understand it, was presented with the Mary Louise Leipheimer Excellence in Teaching Award by Cathy McGehee, Head of School, on Thursday (May 23) at the School’s annual Awards Assembly.
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  • Head of School Cathy McGehee awarded Residential Coordinator Heide Hotchkiss the Jane Lockhart Service Award on May 23 at the annual Awards Assembly.

    Residential Coordinator Heide Hotchkiss Receives Foxcroft School’s Lockhart Service Award

    Heide Hotchkiss, whose combination of high expectations, practical lessons, creative fun, and hugs has prepared scores of new students for boarding school success, received the 2019 Jane Lockhart Service Award from Foxcroft Head of School Catherine S. McGehee on Thursday (May 23) at the School’s annual Awards Assembly.

    A mainstay of Foxcroft’s residential and student life programs for nearly two decades, Hotchkiss becomes the eighth recipient of the Award, which carries a cash gift and honors an employee who “exemplifies a personal commitment to and understanding of all of our students — with an emphasis on all.” It was established by Foxcroft parents and students in appreciation of Jane Lockhart, a beloved and dedicated Foxcroft staff member for 50 years (1966-2016).
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  • Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

    Last Lessons

    Class of 2019 receives diplomas, prizes, and good advice at Foxcroft’s 105th Commencement
    The weather could not have been any better nor the spirits any higher Friday morning when the 46 members of the Class of 2019 representing seven countries, 11 states and the District of Columbia gathered in Miss Charlotte’s Garden for Foxcroft School’s 105th Commencement.
    Under sunny skies and the proud gazes of parents, faculty, and friends, senior speaker Kayla L. reminisced about their years at the School, prizes were presented, Head of School Cathy McGehee acknowledged the Class’s achievements, and Board of Trustees Chair Anne Michele Lyons Kuhns ’87 awarded diplomas to the impressive group. Collectively, the members of the Class of 2019 received 177 offers of admission from 120 colleges and universities in five countries and 29 states and were offered more than $2.4 million in merit scholarships.
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  • Varsity Lacrosse Reaches “Final Four” of State Tournament!

    FXC faces Cape Henry Collegiate in semifinal game tomorrow (5/17) at Highland!

    Varsity Lacrosse, ranked sixth among VISAA Division II schools, stunned No. 3 Norfolk Collegiate, 22-11, in a quarterfinal match Tuesday to advance to the “Final Four” of the state tournament for the first time in three years. The semifinals and championship game are tomorrow and Saturday, respectively, at Highland School in Warrenton. Coach Laura Moan reports:
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  • Court Victory

    Last weekend’s production of Legally Blonde: The Musical was so much fun it should be against the law! The cast of 25 students, along with four faculty members, sang and danced their way into the audience’s heart as their talent, energy, and some outstanding choreography brought the quirky characters, engaging story, and welcome “girl power” message to life.
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List of 3 members.

  • Cathrine Wolf 

    Director of Communications
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  • Bethany Stotler 

    Communications Manager, Dorm Parent
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  • Ginny Riley 

    Digital Media and Videography Associate
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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.