STEM Events at Foxcroft School

Stimulating opportunities for hands-on learning — for all ages!

Engaging the Community

Foxcroft's STEM program is tailored to our student's interests and learning styles. But did you know we also host events open to the community? Whether solving the mystery of who stole Suzie Foxcroft's identity at Expedition K2M: The STEM Summit or flying a drone for the first time during “Teachers Take Flight,” eager participants have benefitted from the expertise within our STEM Department and the partnerships we have formed with organizations such as K2M, Inc.

Learn more about STEM events at Foxcroft — we hope to see you soon at an upcoming event!

— Kristine Varney, Director of STEM Education

“By introducing girls to the exciting, challenging, and (yes!) fun side of STEM, we hope to help all girls reach their full potential, whether they decide to pursue STEM in the future or not.”

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  • “Jump into Game Design” Coding Event

    Hosted by Foxcroft's STEM and Admission Departments, “Jump Into Game Design” is an opportunity for middle school girls in the area to get a hands-on lesson in computer programming. With knowledgable STEM faculty leading the workshop and Foxcroft's own students offering help along the way, girls will program their own version of a classic computer game from start to finish. Learning a new skill on the computer has never been more fun!
  • Expedition K2M: The STEM Summit

    Expedition K2M: The STEM Summit is a girls-only, hands-on STEM competition that brings middle and high school students to Foxcroft for a day of challenging problem solving. Hosted by Foxcroft's STEM Department and sponsored by K2M, Inc., a biomedical firm out of Leesburg, VA, the competition draws nearly 200 students annually from area schools.

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Upcoming STEM Events

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  • At Saturday's Expedition K2M: The STEM Summit, teams in the high school and middle school competitions vied for the stunning trophies designed and made by sophomore Kenzie G. in The Innovation Lab.
    Expedition K2M: The STEM Summit 2018
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  • "Data Breach" Theme Intro Video for K2M 2017
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  • Last Saturday, the Athletic/Student center welcomed almost 200 high school and middle school girls for the sixth annual Expedition K2M: The STEM Summit.
    Expedition K2M: The STEM Summit 2017
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  • Fabiana B. '17 made this video showcasing Expedition K2M: The STEM Summit 2017.
    Foxcroft Takes On K2M 2017!
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  • Come See What's Happening at Foxcroft!

    In addition to our STEM events, Foxcroft often hosts:
    • Movie screenings
    • Special guest speakers
    • Concerts and performances
    Join us at our next public event!

    Community Engagement 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.