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Students, parents, and faculty embarked on a 10-day chorale pilgrimage throughout Italy.
Congratulations to six lacrosse players selected to compete in this year’s Under Armour All-America games, taking place June 30 - July 3.
Four Visitation students deepened their faith and improved leadership skills at aweeklong Salesian Leadership Camp in Brooklyn, Mich.
In a private ceremony on May 31, Sister Sylvie Guerron received the habit, one of the first steps toward becoming a Sister.
The Washington Post awarded five Visitation students spring All-Met honors.
At Visitation’s 217th Commencement, the 117 young women of the Class of 2016 received their diplomas under the tent on McNabb Field on Tue., June 7.
Academic Awards Night on June 3 celebrated a school year characterized by high achievement, many athletic and fine arts successes, and incredible student leadership.
Sydney Love-Baker ’17 was named Gatorade D.C. Softball Player of the Year.
For the eighth year in a row, Visitation has been awarded the Lewis Cup for overall sports success and celebrates a strong finish to the spring sports season.
With graduation just days away, members of Class of 2016 and their mothers gathered in the Quad for the first official graduation event, the Class of 2016 Alumnae Induction and Mother-Daughter Coffee.
Inspired by her childhood on military bases, Flo Martinez '16 spent the year building a robotic arm that could serve as an alternative to costly prosthetics for wounded warriors. In addition to winning many awards at science fairs this spring, she was also recently featured in the "Catholic Standard."
Grace Atiyeh ’18 was named Young Woman of the Year by the Vienna, Va. chapter of the Knights of Columbus for her academic excellence, extra curriculars, and civic involvement, including service to her parish.
Lacrosse player Lauren Martin '16 was recently named an Under Armour All-American, while field hockey player Grace Brightbill '17 was ranked among the top 50 Class of 2017 athletes in the country by Max Field Hockey.
Nine faculty and staff members attended the 2016 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities with award-winning documentarian Ken Burns, who spoke about race in America.
Jenny Goff's junior English Honors Class interpreted poems through song and dance and more.
The school community gathered on May 12 to honor students’ talents and gifts at the co-curricular award ceremony. This was the first of several year-end celebrations.
Through Esprit de Noel, the Green Gate Gala, the Visitation Fund, and GVPA activities, parents raised $450,000 for the school this year.
Will Farquhar took his class on a walking tour of Georgetown to highlight the U.S. history in Visitation’s backyard. The class saw examples of architecture and infrastructure and heard stories connected to events they learned about in class.
Visitation’s chapter of the national Spanish Honor Society has been named Chapter of the Year for its ongoing community service programs.
Five students met DC Mayor Muriel Bowser at an Elizabeth Seton High School ceremony honoring her with an award for her distinguished leadership and exemplary service to the District of Columbia.
Drawings, paintings, photography, and mixed digital media lined the halls of St. Joe’s on April 28 for the annual Spring Art Show. Students in all grades showed off what they had created throughout the year and prizes were awarded in each category.
Flo Martinez ’16, Hannah Thomas ’17, and Analiese Pappas ’17 won honors at the DC STEM Fair in March. Katie Rinaldi ’17 also presented her work at the fair.
Through the library’s Dinner for Eight program, Madison Lee ’16 and Sierra Yao ’16 attended award-winning author Helen Oyeyemi’s reading with five faculty and staff members.
This summer, Alicia Byrne '17 will attend the Virginia Governor's French Academy, and Livi Jung-Moss ’18 will attend the Virginia Governor's School Summer Academy for the Performing Arts.
Our brand new Campus Tour Podcast allows community members to wander the campus and learn some history and fun facts about their beautiful school, as told by a group of beloved teachers and administrators.
Sixteen members of Visitation’s Vital Voices Club were inspired and empowered by the winners of the State Department’s Emerging Young Leader Awards, which recognized youth from around the world for their efforts to affect positive social change. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan ’89 invited Visitation’s students.
Alexis Gray ’16 was named to the Washington Post’s All-Met Basketball Second Team, and Maeve Carroll ’17 received honorable mention.
In Dean of Faculty Christine McGovern’s sophomore English class, each student took on a “Tale of Two Cities” persona throughout the process in order to experience the story, better understand the French Revolution, and have fun in the process.
In March, five juniors and freshmen attended Georgetown University’s Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. They heard from scientists in different fields and visited Georgetown laboratories.
Cate Paxton ’17 placed second in the National History Day Essay Contest for DC. Her paper discusses the unifying effect of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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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.