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  • Community Thanks Fr. Ed Ogden for Years of Service

    Posted May 21, 2015

    School Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry Fr. Ed Ogden celebrated his last school Mass on May 21, the Feast of the Visitation. Next school year, he will be the campus ministry director at the University of Delaware.

  • Victories, New Milestones, and More for Spring Athletic Teams

    Posted May 21, 2015

    This season, the Varsity Softball team won both the league and city championships. The tennis, crew, track, and lacrosse teams all had victories throughout the season from a successful new milestones to podium finishes and new competitions.

  • ‘Green Gate’ Named a Jostens National Yearbook Program of Excellence

    Posted May 21, 2015

    Visitation’s “Green Gate” yearbook was named a Jostens National Yearbook Program of Excellence for the 2014-2015 school year. Typically, only 50 schools in the country receive this honor.

  • Co-Curricular, Service & Academic Enrichment Achievements Recognized in Awards Assembly

    Posted May 15, 2015

    The school recognized students’ outstanding efforts and achievements in the co-curricular, service, and academic enrichment arenas this Thursday at an all-school awards assembly.

  • Varsity Softball Claims 2nd Straight ISL AA Championship

    Posted May 13, 2015

    Cubs Softball catapulted to a 12-1 victory against Potomac last weekend, resulting in a repeat ISL AA championship title. The team plays in the DCSAA state championship this weekend.

  • Friskey ’16 Wins NextGenVest ‘18 Under 18’ Award

    Posted May 12, 2015

    Samantha Friskey ’16 won the NextGenVest “18 Under 18” Global Competition in the Future Writer Category. Similar to Forbes “30 Under 30, “18 Under 18 winners represent up-and-coming global leaders.

  • Sophomores Spread Across D.C. Area for Service Day

    Posted May 8, 2015

    Sophomore Service Day sent students to 10 locations around D.C. and Maryland to bond together through Christian service. This annual Visitation tradition also included prayer and reflection throughout the day.

  • Students Earn Top Honors in National Language Exams

    Posted May 8, 2015

    Thirty-one Spanish and French students earned gold medals for their performance on the 2015 National Spanish or French Exam. Many additional students earned silver and bronze medals.

  • Alumnae Association Welcomes the Class of 2015

    Posted May 5, 2015

    On April 29, the Visitation Alumnae Association welcomed the Class of 2015 into the ranks of 7,000 other Visitation alumnae with a lunchtime celebration. Alumnae speakers reflected on what it means to be a Visitation graduate and the opportunities it provides.

  • Three Students Earn Honors at DC STEM Fair

    Posted May 1, 2015

    Rosemary McGovern ’17, Katie Rinaldi ’17, and Margaret Lindsay ’16 all had top three finishes in their respective categories at the DC Stem Fair.

  • Senior Wins Archdiocese of Washington Parish Service Award

    Posted May 1, 2015

    Colleen Sague ’15 won the St. Timothy Award from the Archdiocese of Washington, which honors an active member of a parish’s youth ministry leadership team. Her parish, Our Lady of Victory, nominated her for the award.

  • Students Showcase Their Artistic Talent

    Posted April 30, 2015

    Students’ visual and performing art talents took center stage the last weekend in April during an art show and spring concert. Since it was Reunion Weekend, alumnae were able to help judge the art show and attend the performing arts concert.

  • Students Ask ‘Where Is the Love?’ on Diversity Day

    Posted April 24, 2015

    Diversity Day 2015 highlighted two topics active in the media today: racism in America and violence against women. Kaleidoscope Multicultural Club members planned the day of learning and discussion for the entire school.

  • Juniors Selected for Virginia Governor's Schools

    Posted April 24, 2015

    Margaret Lindsay '16 has been selected to participate in the Virginia Governor's 2015 French Academy during the summer of 2015. And Jessica McHenry '16 has been selected for the Virginia Governor's School for voice.

  • Sophomores Visit Ireland as Part of School's Exchange Program

    Posted April 17, 2015

    After hosting their Irish “sisters” in the fall, 16 sophomores traveled to Ireland in late March to complete their Irish Exchange experience.

  • Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering in South Dakota

    Posted April 17, 2015

    Eight students and two staff members volunteered on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, over spring break. The group worked as teachers’ aides in a Catholic elementary school and learned about life on a Native American reservation.

  • Friskey ’16 Wins Archdiocese John Carroll Essay Contest

    Posted April 17, 2015

    Samantha Friskey ’16 won first place in the Archdiocese of Washington’s John Carroll Society Essay Competition. In her essay, she discussed how the Archdiocese promotes and disseminates Catholic Social Teaching.

  • Basketball Coach, Winter Athletes Earn All-Met Honors

    Posted April 15, 2015

    Varsity Basketball Coach Mike McCarthy was named Coach of the Year by the Washington Post’s All-Met. Several basketball players and indoor track runners also earned All-Met, All-League, and All-State honors.

  • French Honor Society Inducts New Members

    Posted April 9, 2015

    Visitation’s French Honor Society welcomed 23 new members on March 31. The Spanish Honor Society previously inducted its new members.

  • Basketball Players Named to DCSAA All-State Teams

    Posted April 9, 2015

    Alexis Gray ’16 was named the D.C. State Athletic Association Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year. Kate Delaney ’15 was selected for the First Team, and Maddy Reed ’16 to the Second Team.

  • Holy Week Prayer Service Reflects on Christ’s Last Seven Words

    Posted April 1, 2015

    In a Holy Week Prayer Service, students, faculty, and staff gathered to reflect on the last seven words/phrases of Christ. A faculty member discussed the meaning of each phrase in their personal journey and how it is relevant today.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Six Students Present Papers at ADW Academic Symposium

    Posted March 13, 2015

    Six students presented papers at the Archdiocese of Washington High School Principals Association’s Academic Symposium to peers from 10 other schools. Their topics included religion, war propaganda, and original scientific research.

  • Dropulic ’15 Named a Bethesda Magazine Extraordinary Teen

    Posted March 13, 2015

    Science-focused Adriana Dropulic ’15 has been named a Bethesda Magazine Extraordinary Teen, along with 11 other local high school students. Extraordinary Teen profiles can be found in the March/April edition of the magazine, on newsstands now.

  • Varsity Basketball Wins DCSAA State Championship

    Posted March 11, 2015

    On March 10, the Varsity Basketball team triumphed over St. John’s in the DC State Athletic Association Championship.

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