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Julliette Montoya '18 was a featured artist in St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School's Students for Sustainability Conference (S4S), which emphasized the important role that artists play in promoting care for God's creation.
Science teacher Quillian Haralson was named a Washington Post Teacher of the Year Finalist. He is the only finalist from a D.C. private school. This is the third time a Visitation teacher has been honored by the Post.
At this year’s "It Takes a Village"-themed Diversity Day, Kaleidoscope Club members led workshops exploring a wide range of important and timely topics, ranging from media's portrayal of women to the refugee crisis.
The Washington Post awarded four Visitation athletes winter All-Met honors. Maeve Carroll ’17 and Ellie Mitchell ’19 were honored for basketball. Veronika Petty ’17, Gianna Meloni ’17, and Cac Williams ’17 were recognized for ice hockey.
For the Fathers’ Club Annual Service Day, 80 fathers and daughters came together to clean up the cemetery at Georgetown's historic Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, the oldest African-American church in D.C.
As a review technique, AP Psychology classes used a March Madness-style bracket to determine the most influential psychologist.
As part of the Women Who Make A Difference Speaker Series, artist Rebecca Kamen spoke to all students about how she found a way to merge her seemingly opposite passions, allowing her to bring science to life through art.
Nearly 60 alumnae came back to Visitation to share their advice, support, and stories with the Class of 2018. In her keynote, Google staffer Susan Rajnic Paperini ’93 told students to be confident that they can do anything.
Nine students spent spring break working at an elementary school on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, where they learned about the Lakota Sioux tribe, its history and culture, the area's natural wonders, and the challenges of life on the reservation.
Over spring break, 15 sophomores traveled to Ireland and stayed with their respective “Irish sisters” on the second leg of Visitation’s 14th annual Irish-American Exchange with the Sacred Heart School in Drogheda, Ireland.
Anne Elizabeth Barr ’18, Sofia Flynn ’19, and Victoria Foley ’19 each earned multiple honors at the D.C. STEM Fair for their projects on biofuel, encryption, and a health, respectively.
The Masqueraders present their spring musical, "West Side Story," from Mar. 31-Apr. 2. Purchase tickets now!
The school's annual Art Show showcased creative, beautiful, and poignant works of art in four categories. See our list of award winners here.
Juniors and sophomores presented original research at Archdiocese of Washington High School Principals Association’s Student Academic Symposium.
Hannah Thomas ’17 presented her paper, “Water Quality Grader: Know Your Numbers,” at the Junior Science and Humanities Regional Symposium at Georgetown University. Eight additional students attended the Symposium.
A visit to the National Museum of African-American History and Culture gave U.S. history students a greater understanding of African-American history.
Veronika Pettey ’17 was awarded the Junior Women’s Hockey League Elizabeth "Liz" Turgeon Player of the Year Award. Gianna Meloni ’17 was named Goaltender of the Year.
“Around the Globe” Gold Team and “Winter Olympics” White Team battled each other in a week of friendly activities, including penny wars, Quiz Bowl, a basketball game, and a pep rally. View a photo gallery here.
This season especially, the Basketball, Winter Track, and Swim & Dive teams attributed many successes to the effective teamwork of all the players.
Annie Ryan ’17 received a behind-the-scenes look at the National of Gallery of Art through its High School Seminar. The seminar was a 10-week program that taught high schoolers how a museum works from exhibit design and management to security.
As part of the Student of the Year contest, Megan Hart ’18 and Mae Babbington ’18, with Georgetown Prep student Tommy Shriver, raised more than $50,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
In honor of Black History Month, the Black Women’s Society presented "From African Drums to Hip Hop: Music and Its Influence on Black Life and Culture” at an all-school assembly on Feb. 27.
The Varsity Basketball team defeated Bullis 56-48 on Feb. 26, claiming its 11th consecutive ISL AA Championship.
Annie Ryan ’17 and Annemarie Dougherty ’18 earned recognition in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
As participants in the 54th Annual North American Invitational Model United Nations conference, 29 Visitation Model U.N. club members expanded their global and governmental knowledge and public speaking skills.
The school’s designs for an upgraded St. Joseph’s Hall received final approval from the District, bringing these exciting plans one step closer to fruition. Once completed, the enhancements will greatly expand opportunities on campus.
On Thurs., Feb. 16, students, parents, faculty, and Sisters packed the Nolan Center to watch the No. 13 Cubs play the No. 11 Holy Child Tigers.
Katie McNerney '93 was named a Presidential Leadership Scholar and is now attending the program's executive-style education series, intended for leaders who share a commitment to helping solve society’s greatest challenges.
Neuroscientist and Visitation science teacher Dr. Nancy Cowdin addressed the student body this week about the scientific benefits of sleep and discussed how it affects memory, emotions, and learning.
During Religion II’s study of Islam, two Georgetown University chaplains who are Muslim spoke to the sophomores during an optional lunch series exploring what Pope Francis has called “the Culture of Encounter.”
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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.