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    Salesian Spirituality

    Together with our Catholic faith, this gentle spirituality anchors all that we do and reminds us to “Be who we are and be that well.”

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    Marshmallow Roast

    The best part of this beloved school tradition isn’t the bonfire or the marshmallows, but the clever skits each class performs.

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    Macroeconomics

    In our newest elective, students learn how economies function not just by studying terms and theories; they immerse themselves in real-world applications.

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    Junior Retreat

    The juniors embark on a class retreat each October. Two days of laughter, tears, prayer, reflection, candid talks, sunsets, and s’mores later, they return.

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    Career Day

    This annual program gives juniors a chance to learn about various careers from Visitation’s accomplished alumnae.

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    Lewis Cup

    Visitation has received this award–for best overall athletic performance in the Independent School League–eight out of the past nine years.

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    The Visitation Order

    St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal founded the Visitation Order in Annecy, France, over 400 years ago. Today, the Sisters still guide us.

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    Service Trips

    On our many immersion trips – just one aspect of our robust Christian Service Program – groups help out in places like South Dakota, Peru, and Appalachia.

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    Creative Writing

    There are many artistic outlets on 35th Street. One favorite is the Creative Writing course, where students try on various writing styles and voices.

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    Singing at the Vatican

    At the end of the biannual Chorus trip to Italy, our singers and musicians experience something profound and unforgettable: singing at St. Peter’s Basilica.

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    Gold-White Games

    The school’s Gold and White Teams face off during a week of friendly, spirited competition each fall and winter.

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    Field Trips

    Our teachers aren’t shy about utilizing the capital city’s many resources to drive lessons home, and many integrate exciting, creative field trips into their classes.

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    St. Bernard Project

    Our alumnae are dedicated to serving others. Take, for example, alum Liz McCartney ’90, whose nonprofit has rebuilt over 400 hurricane-struck New Orleans homes.

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    Diversity Day

    Planned by our Kaleidoscope Multicultural Club, this annual event explores and celebrates diversity, in all its many forms.

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    AP Environmental Science

    This recent and popular addition to our course offerings helps educate tomorrow’s scientists and environmental advocates.

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    Think Pink Society

    One of more than 40 clubs on campus, the Think Pink Society raises funds for and awareness of breast cancer and lobbies Congress for patient protections.

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Headlines & Happenings
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    Academic Awards Night Recognizes Student Achievement and Honors Retiring Teachers

    Posted June 9, 2017

    The student body gathered one final time to celebrate the 2016-2017 school year's many successes and bid farewell to retiring teachers, including 45-year veteran French teacher Susan Limberg.

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    Congratulations, Class of 2017!

    Posted June 6, 2017

    At Visitation’s 218th Commencement on Tuesday, June 6, the 125 young women of the Class of 2017 received their diplomas under the tent on McNabb Field. Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH, Dean of the University of Maryland School of Public Health and father of Larissa ’15 and Stephanie ’17 was the commencement speaker. Tess Daniels '17 was the student speaker.

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    Two Juniors Produce New French Literary Magazine

    Posted May 26, 2017

    Two students, Catherine Johnson '18 and Lizzie Shumaker '18, decided to celebrate the French language and classmates' language skills in a new French literary magazine: "La Vie est Belle" 2017. The publication includes artwork and writing from French students at various levels.

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    Seniors Create Calculus Textbook

    Posted May 19, 2017

    As a final project, each member of Eric Chalfin’s Calculus classes wrote three textbook lessons that were then combined into an ebook.

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  • Artistic, Athletic, Co-curricular Awards Celebrate Student Achievements

    Posted May 19, 2017

    The last week of classes was filled with awards ceremoniesincluding athletic, co-curricular, and performing arts eventshonoring student successes throughout the school year.

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    Spring Sports Wrap-up

    Posted May 19, 2017

    The spring season has felt like more of a sprint than prior years—but as we reach the finish, the teams have all experienced highlights that belie the sense that the weeks have flown by.

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Tue/Jul 04

Independence Day

Mon/Jul 10

Arsenal Soccer Camp Week 1/2

Thru: 7/14/2017
Mon/Jul 17

Arsenal Soccer Camp Week 2/2

Thru: 7/21/2017