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  • Lauren Martin `16 is one of four students to have been chosen by the US Lacrosse Girls' All-American team.

    Four Students Earn Spot On US Lacrosse All-American Team

    Samantha Friskey `16
    Posted June 26, 2015

    Maggie Jackson `15, Addie Zinsner `15, Lauren Martin `16, and Grace Rotondo `17 have been chosen for the US Lacrosse Girls’ All-American team.

  • Pitcher Named Gatorade DC Softball Player of the Year

    Posted June 12, 2015

    Alee Burke ’15 was named Gatorade DC Softball Player of the Year. She is the third Visitation student to receive this honor.

  • Rising Senior Earns Junior Achievement Essay Honors

    Posted June 12, 2015

    Jeanne Marie Hathaway ’16 won second place for D.C. in the Junior Achievement Essay Competition. The essay prompt asked about a possible required year of public service.

  • Academic Awards Night Celebrates Student Achievement

    Posted June 5, 2015

    The end-of-year Academic Awards Night on May 31 honored students in all grades for their hard work, service, and spirit throughout the year.

  • Congratulations Class of 2015!

    Posted June 5, 2015

    The Class of 2015 graduated on June 2, 2015. Rain caused a few tweaks to tradition, but didn’t dampen the class members’ spirits!

  • Summer Enrichment, Leadership, and Sports Opportunities at Visi

    Posted May 29, 2015

    Visitation is full of life during the summer with enrichment classes, the Leadership Lab, sports camps, and more. Registration is still open for all activities, but some deadlines and camps are almost here.

  • Senior Creates Visitation Remembrance Tree

    Posted May 29, 2015

    Inspired by Notre Dame University’s Cancer Survivor Tree, Moira Griffith ’15 has created a Remembrance Tree at Visitation. It is a place where the community can honor their loved ones who are battling or have battled cancer.

  • 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.

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