• Discover Burgundy at an Open House!

    Join us for an upcoming open house to discover the one-of-a-kind learning environment that Burgundy offers for students in Junior Kindergarten through 8th grade! We currently have two events scheduled: Saturday, December 3, 2-4 p.m.; and Sunday, January 8, 2-4 p.m. RSVPs are strongly encouraged; please contact Lori at 703.329.6968 or

  • State Commendation for Burgundy

    Recently in the Virginia House of Delegates, Del. Mark Sickles offered House Resolution 218, an official commendation for Burgundy marking our 70th anniversary. The resolution, passed Thursday, March 10, recognizes that Burgundy “has nurtured a love of learning in countless young students, presenting innovative curricula in a positive, supportive environment.” Burgundy alumnus Paul Krizek '76 was a chief co-patron of the resolution.

  • Student Art in Local Newspapers

    Each year in late December, the area’s Connection Newspapers turns over its pages to local children—publishing art and writing chosen from hundreds of submissions. In 2015 Burgundy students were again featured, with work in three papers: the Alexandria Gazett Packet, the Mount Vernon Gazette, and the Arlington Connection. Check out the published art together in one PDF.

  • Creating Holiday Baskets To Donate

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    In recent weeks, Middle School students and parents have been working on holiday baskets for the Koinonia Foundation--a Burgundy tradition with a new approach this year. Students have asked shoppers to donate food for the families Koinonia serves.

  • String Quartet Visits Campus


    The DaPonte String Quartet was on campus recently for a performance and Q&A session with students. They used variations of the song "Happy Birthday" to give students a tour of European and American musical history.

  • Washington Post article: "The Teachers Have Been Great"

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    A story in The Washington Post quotes Robert Schlesinger, father of Burgundy first grader Emmet, with praise for Burgundy teachers. "The teachers have been great in terms of, first and foremost, teaching and taking care of Emmet," Schlesinger said.

  • Burgundy Sports Have Begun!


    Fall at Burgundy means fall sports! Athletes and coaches have already started practices and games are just around the corner. We'd love to see and hear you at home games! All games are available on the Burgundy calendar. Soccer is played on the field; volleyball is in the gym. The cross country meets will begin on the field.

  • Outdoor Classroom and Discovery Playground

    Keep up with news about Campus Renewal construction at Burgundy's Alexandria campus on our special update webpage. You can find photos, reports, and information about the project and the importance of outside play.

  • Join us to celebrate two beloved faculty members!

    Please join us to celebrate two beloved faculty members, Ann Van Deusen and Deborah Clark Ives, at a retirement reception on Saturday, May 30, 2-4 p.m. at Burgundy. All members of the Burgundy community -- past and present -- are invited! Ann, who joined Burgundy as the first full-time librarian in 1981, will retire in June. Deborah, our long-term drama teacher, will transition to a new phase of her theater education career.

  • Register Now for Summer Camp!

    Burgundy has two summer camps that provide great options for children excited about learning and playing in the outdoors. Burgundy Farm Summer Day Camp, on the 25-acre Alexandria campus of Burgundy Farm Country Day School, runs Monday, June 15-Friday, August 7. Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies Camp, at our Cooper's Cove campus in Capon Bridge, WV, has junior and senior sessions and an adult weekend. Registration for both campus is now open!

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