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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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    Winter Athletes Bring Home Two State Championships

    Posted March 27, 2015

    Both the Varsity Basketball and Indoor Track teams won the D.C. State Athletic Association championship. Basketball also won the ISL, and the Swim and Dive team had a solid season.

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    Fink ’15 and Juniors Honored with Service Awards

    Posted March 27, 2015

    Harriet Fink ’15 was honored as the D.C. Secondary School Prudential Spirit of Community Award runner-up based on her service work. A group of five juniors also raised more than $27,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year campaign and earned the Community Outreach Award.

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    Two Students Earn National Spanish Honors

    Posted March 27, 2015

    Maggie Lavoie ’17 was awarded the National Spanish Exam’s Global Citizen Scholarship. Grace Amorosi ’16 won the Spanish Honor Society’s Bertie Green Travel Award.

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    ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ On Stage This Weekend

    Posted March 20, 2015

    Visitation’s Masqueraders will present “Bye Bye Birdie” on March 27, 28, and 29. Cast and crew have been working hard for months to create this wonderful performance. Purchase tickets now!

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    40 Alumnae Inspire Juniors on Career Day

    Posted March 20, 2015

    For Junior Career Day, 40 alumnae came back to 35th Street to discuss college, their careers, Visitation’s impact, and the twists along the way. Keynote speaker Alison Kenworthy ’02 advised students to find their passion and be persistent.

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    Macroeconomics Class Learns in New York City

    Posted March 20, 2015

    Twenty-nine seniors in the Macroceonomics elective visited the New York Stock Exchange and The Wall Street Journal to learn how the subject is applied in everyday life. They also visited the 9/11 Memorial.

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Wed/Apr 01

Holy Week Prayer Service

Nolan Center
9:30am - 10:00am
Thu/Apr 02

Easter Break (4/2-4/12)

Thru: 4/10/2015

Holy Thursday-No School

Fri/Apr 03

Good Friday-No School

Sun/Apr 05

Easter Sunday

Mon/Apr 13

Classes Resume

Tue/Apr 14

Salesian Spirituality Group Meeting

Heritage Room
8:30am - 9:30am
Sat/Apr 18

Prom Dinner & Dance

7:00pm
Wed/Apr 22

Kairos Retreat #18 (4/22-4/25)

Thru: 4/25/2015

Diversity Day

Fri/Apr 24

Alumnae Reunion Weekend (4/24-4/26)

Thru: 4/26/2015
Sun/Apr 26

Salesian Community Mass

Nolan Center
10:00am - 11:00am