School Life

Believe great things lie ahead for you at St. Margaret's. While academics and studying are a priority, life outside the classroom is active and fun. You become part of a sisterhood of friends from around the world who learn, live, and play together, building strong bonds and creating cherished memories.

We share values, based on our Honor Code, respect and trust one another to maintain a high level of personal integrity reflected in our Be Statements. Our student leaders ensure St. Margaret's is a place where the voices of our community are heard and valued.

Life on the river is good year-round. Our arts programs give girls opportunities to express their creativity. And, student-athletes thrive here.

We have fun together in residential life and co-curricular activities. We go on outdoor adventures, boating, fishing, water skiing, tubing, canoeing, paddle boarding, sailing, swimming, camping, and just relaxing with friends on the dock and beach.

We have many clubs for girls with diverse interests, and afternoon activities that help us stay healthy and fit. Our social calendars are filled with shopping, eating out, attending socials with other schools, cultural events, plus rooting for our Scotties at home and away games. There is time for you to pay attention to your personal well-being, and time for you to try new things.

List of 16 members.

  • Photo of Colley Bell

    Mr. Colley Bell 

    Head of School, History & Religion Teacher
    Columbia University - M.A.
    University of Kentucky - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Blake Brunner

    Mr. Blake Brunner 

    English & History Teacher, Chair of Humanities Dept.
    Boston University - M.A.
    Johns Hopkins University - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Valerie Doucette

    Ms. Valerie Doucette 

    Dean of College Counseling & English Teacher
    University of Arizona - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Lillith Du

    Ms. Lillith Du 

    Art Teacher
    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania - M.A.
    Old Dominion University - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Allison Forrester

    Ms. Allison Forrester 

    Wheat Learning Center, Assistant Director
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - M.A.
    Duke University - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Susan Foulk

    Mrs. Susan Foulk 

    Dean of Academics & Science Teacher
    University of Tennessee - M.S.
    University of Tennessee - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Larry Foulk

    Mr. Larry Foulk 

    Dean of Faculty & History Teacher
    University of Tennessee - M.A.
    University of Tennessee - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Elizabeth Hanson

    Dr. Elizabeth Hanson 

    Chief Financial Officer
    University of Michigan - PhD
    Williams College - BA
    University of Richmond - Certificate Educational Leadership
    Bio
  • Photo of Beth Harvey

    Ms. Beth Harvey 

    Faculty | Music & Drama
    James Madison University - B.A.
    Virginia Commonwealth University - M.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Phyllis Hollimon

    Ms. Phyllis Hollimon 

    Wheat Learning Center, Director
    James Madison University - M.A.
    University of Richmond - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Jovita Kelly

    Ms. Jovita Kelly 

    Mathematics and Robotics
    Virginia Commonwealth University - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Marshall Lloyd

    Mr. Marshall Lloyd 

    Modern & Classical Languages, Latin I - IV
    Mary Washington University - M.A.
    William & Mary University - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Michelle Krupa

    Ms. Michelle Krupa 

    Science & River Studies
    Arizona State University - M.Ed.
    Arizona State University - B.A.
    Bio
  • Photo of Jaleh Javadpour '18

    Ms. Jaleh Javadpour '18 

    Spanish and Mathematics Teacher
    Temple University - B.S.
    Bio
  • Photo of Jun Ni

    Dr. Jun Ni 

    S.T.R.E.A.M. Director, Engineering & Mathematics Teacher
    University of Iowa - Ph.D.
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University - M.S.
    Bio
  • Photo of Chyna Roberts

    Ms Chyna Roberts 

    Bio

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St. Margaret's School
P.O. Box 158
Tappahannock, VA 22560
T: 804-443-3357
admit@sms.org
Episcopal girls' school for boarding and day, grades 8-PG, on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia.