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  • Spirited and Successful First Week of School (Video & Photos)

    Posted September 4, 2015

    The 2015-2016 school year started with a full five-day week and included the first Mass, Community Homerooms, classes, the Club Fair, service, and sports. (Video and photo gallery now available.)

  • School Proudly Shares Refreshed Visual Identity

    Posted August 28, 2015

    We are excited to share that Georgetown Visitation has a refreshed visual identity. This announcement follows a thoughtful, yearlong process that included input from representatives of all parts of our community, and that delved deeply into the school’s identity and how best to represent this graphically.

  • Students Expand Leadership Skills at Leadership Lab

    Posted August 28, 2015

    Before the upcoming school year, 61 students came back to campus to learn how to become better leaders. At Visitation’s second annual Leadership Lab, students practiced leadership and new skills that will help them throughout the year.

  • New Faces Around Campus

    Posted August 28, 2015

    Each September, our campus is enriched and revitalized by not only new freshmen, but new faculty and staff as well. They bring a fresh perspective and their own unique gifts and expertise to our community.

  • Two Teachers Attend Salesian Leadership Conference

    Kaley Bell ’18
    Posted August 20, 2015

    Principal Mary Kate Blaine and English teacher Jenny Goff attended the Salesian Leadership Conference in Annecy, France, this summer.

  • Academic Dean Shares Back-to-School Tips with 'Washingtonian'

    Posted August 19, 2015

    Academic Dean Sue Foreman shared 8 tips to help parents prepare their high school student for a successful school year with "Washingtonian" magazine.

  • Students Empowered by Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards

    Virginia Kane '18
    Posted August 3, 2015

    Eleven Visitation students were inspired by extraordinary women shaping the world at the Vital Voices Global Partnership’s 14th Annual Global Leadership Awards.

  • Cubs Welcome Two New Head Coaches

    Posted July 30, 2015

    New field hockey and volleyball coaches will join the Visitation community this fall season. Both have extensive playing experience in their sport.

  • Visitation Serves Across Nation and Globe

    Samantha Friskey '16
    Posted July 15, 2015

    This summer students are dedicating time to serve in their local, national, and global communities.

  • DC Service Immersion Introduces New Students to Catholic Social Teaching

    Kaley Bell '18
    Posted July 15, 2015

    Director of Christian Service Meghan Greenfield taught a DC Service Immersion summer enrichment class for incoming students to learn about Catholic Social Teaching and the social injustices in the DC area.

  • The group of teens who participated in the Salesian camp

    Students Learn Leadership Skills through Spirituality at the Salesian Leadership Camp

    Kaley Bell '18
    Posted July 6, 2015

    Three Visitation students participated in the Salesian Leadership Camp held in Michigan for one week. Along with teens from other schools in the country, the girls learned about leadership skills and Salesian virtues.

  • 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.

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