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Our annual Founders’ Day celebrated the Sacred Heart and the Visitation Order's heritage in Annecy, France.
Though each class presents its own skit, the tradition of Marshmallow Roast bonds all classes, faculty, and staff in a night of hilarious entertainment. The Class of 2018 juniors won with their skit “Reality GV.”
The Neuroscience class recently visited Georgetown University’s Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging to learn about mapping the brain through images.
Allison LeHanka ’17 and Cate Paxton '17 attended this fall's Howard Hughes Medical Institute Holiday Lectures on Science, entitled “Ecology of Rivers and Coasts—Food Webs and Human Impacts.”
Visitation’s 46th annual Esprit de Noel Christmas market is Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5. Purchase car raffle tickets now, and stay tuned for more details on our custom-made "Sister Noel" Visitation nutcrackers!
As part of the Library’s Dinner for Eight program, eight students and faculty members attended a talk by “Time Travel: A History” author James Gleick at Politics and Prose.
Ten Vital Voices Club members attended “Women Leaders Making a Difference on the Global Stage: A Conversation with Tina Brown.”
Eleven seniors have been name National Merit Commended Students based on their 2015 PSAT scores.
On the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Think Pink Society lit the towers of the Washington Post building pink.
The AP Art History class explored “The Greeks,” an exhibit at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.
Summer reading extends far past the summer for Elizabeth Amorosi ’17, who took an interest in the novel and the author of her AP Literature novel, Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat.
Seven new clubs allow students to explore interests in science, helping others, art, comedy, and learning new skills.
On Mon. Sep. 26 Magda Pettey (mother of Veronika ’17) was the first speaker in the Women Who Make a Difference speaker series.
Fri., Sep. 30 at dusk 1301 K St. NW will turn pink to raise awareness about breast cancer thanks to our Think Pink Society and the Washington Post.
Honors IV Spanish and AP Spanish students attended a performance of Cervantes: The Last Quixote at the GALA Hispanic Theatre in D.C.
Junior Megan Nayak was recently named the Washington Post’s Soccer Player of the Week.
Religion teacher Lindsay Kelleher uses Big Fish to help Religion I students interpret Sacred Scripture.
On Fri., Sep. 16, members of the sophomore class gathered to learn more about each other and themselves at the class’s annual retreat and Sophomore Spectacular.
Caitlin Fennelly ’17 spent Sep. 11 engaged in service, volunteering at the Meal Pack Challenge.
On Mon., Sept. 12, students participated in a service activity as part of 9/11 day, a day of remembrance and service.
Visitation students are gearing up for another year of friendship building, teaching, and mentoring at Saturday School, a Visitation club.
Allison LeHanka ‘17 spent 10 days this summer in Ecuador as part of the Bertie Green Travel Award.
This summer, two recent Visitation graduates had the opportunity to volunteer at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia, Penn.
Summer is often a time for students and teachers to recharge and relax, however many teachers use this time for their own coursework or professional development.
While many students enjoyed a summer filled with fun and relaxation, some students used the break from classes to pursue their passions through internships, volunteer opportunities, and summer programs.
When the halls are empty and students haven’t quite returned for fall sports, the teachers become the students.
Visitation students and faculty have fun on the first day of school singing and dancing in carpool karaoke. Watch the video now!
Students in leadership positions spent three days on campus learning how to be effective class leaders.
In addition to welcoming the 122 members of the Class of 2020, we welcome a host of new faculty and staff members to campus this fall.
Along with millions of other youths from around the world, 23 Visitation students attended World Youth Day (WYD) to celebrate and grow in their faith.
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Founded in 1799 in Washington, D.C., Georgetown Visitation is a college preparatory school for girls in grades 9-12. We are rooted in the Roman Catholic faith and Salesian tradition, and are committed to educating young women from diverse backgrounds.