(Tappahannock, VA) – St. Margaret’s School is accepting applications for its Daingerfield Merit Scholarship from new and returning day students in grades 8-12 who live in the Rappahannock Valley. Day students residing in the following counties are eligible: Caroline, Essex, Gloucester, King George, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Westmoreland, and the City of Fredericksburg. The scholarship is funded by the Daingerfield Trust which was established by George W. Daingerfield, a friend of St. Margaret’s School.
(Tappahannock, VA) – St. Margaret’s School will host three open house events for prospective students to explore the 100-year-old Episcopal all-girls boarding and day school. St. Margaret’s invites girls entering grades 8-12 or postgraduate to “join us on the river.” The school is in Tappahannock, Virginia, and offers a waterfront campus on the banks of the Rappahannock River. The river weaves through all aspects of school life, from the classroom to activities. Girls can jump into a sailboat, take care of an oyster garden, or conduct science labs on the beach.
St. Margaret’s School is celebrating its Centennial. To kick off the festivities, St. Margaret’s students and alumni will take part in morning campus beautification project and a time capsule burial in the afternoon. The capsule will be unearthed in 50 years.
(Tappahannock, VA) – St. Margaret’s School is pleased to announce its “Return to the River” program that brings its boarding and day school students to the banks and waters of the Rappahannock River for academic, athletic, and character-building programming designed for the 21st century. As the school celebrates its Centennial, “Return to the River” pledges a holistic education for girls in grades 8-12 and at the postgraduate level. This fall, girls can take part in a revitalized crew program, sailing, oyster farming, environmental studies, and STEAM learning.
(Tappahannock, VA) – Colley W. Bell III takes the helm today as St. Margaret’s School’s 13th Head of School. Situated on the beautiful Rappahannock River, St. Margaret’s is an Episcopal all-girls boarding and day school for grades 8-12. Bell begins his tenure with a new initiative focused on a “Return to the River” with academic and character education that utilizes St. Margaret’s idyllic natural surroundings. His plans include STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) education, a competitive rowing program, and environmental studies, all connected to the Rappahannock.
Head-elect Colley Bell remembers standing on the St. Margaret's lawn in the 1970s and never forgetting the Rappahannock River's magnificence and St. Margaret's. He now plans to see the River Program revitalized in the context of the third decade of the 21st Century while St. Margaret's steps into its second century.