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Gold-White Week: A Tradition of Spirit and Friendship
Moira McLaughlin

It’s a busy time for Visitation senior and Athletic Association President Katherine Allen. College applications are due. Classes are in full swing. And it’s Gold-White week, one of Katherine’s favorite Visitation tradition. (Second only to Marshmallow Roast.) This is an exciting week when new friendships are made, hundreds of cans are donated and half the school walks away victors. But if you are Katherine and all the other enthusiastic Visitation students this week, how do you describe Gold-White to someone who has never seen it?

Breathe, You Have Time
  • Students
by Barrett Fife '18

When I was thinking about which Salesian theme I wanted to reflect upon, I was immediately drawn to this Jane de Chantal quote. But it’s funny - when I started writing the speech itself, one of the first things I was inspired by was not the actual quote, but rather, something Father Patrick had written in his email reminding me of my upcoming speaking engagement.

A Chat With Visitation's New French Teacher
  • Faculty & Staff
Moira McLaughlin

Phil Nomel, Visitation's new French teacher, speaks seven languages. He has written a book of poetry, and he loves a hard fought game of scrabble. These are just a few things we learned about this talented (and smiley!) new teacher when he sat down with us for a chat. 

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Gold-White Week: A Tradition of Spirit and Friendship
Moira McLaughlin

It’s a busy time for Visitation senior and Athletic Association President Katherine Allen. College applications are due. Classes are in full swing. And it’s Gold-White week, one of Katherine’s favorite Visitation tradition. (Second only to Marshmallow Roast.) This is an exciting week when new friendships are made, hundreds of cans are donated and half the school walks away victors. But if you are Katherine and all the other enthusiastic Visitation students this week, how do you describe Gold-White to someone who has never seen it?

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Breathe, You Have Time
by Barrett Fife '18

When I was thinking about which Salesian theme I wanted to reflect upon, I was immediately drawn to this Jane de Chantal quote. But it’s funny - when I started writing the speech itself, one of the first things I was inspired by was not the actual quote, but rather, something Father Patrick had written in his email reminding me of my upcoming speaking engagement.

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