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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.”
Allison LeHanka ’17 won the Joseph Adams Senior Scholarship, which awards her $1,000 for her first year in college. Virginia Kane ’18 won the Bertie Green Travel Award, giving her an all-expenses paid trip to Guatemala. Both honors were awarded by the national Spanish Honor Society.
Maeve Carroll ’18 reached 1,000 career points at Visitation at the Jan. 19 match against Sidwell Friends. Coach Mike McCarthy reached 500 Visitation career wins at Feb. 7 ’s game versus Stone Ridge.
Seven women, including three alumnae, from various engineering fields spoke to juniors about their career journeys, challenges, and successes. The students were surprised to learn that being an engineer could lead so many different directions.
Eric Chalfin’s Algebra class simulated businesses and consumers in order to learn about markup and profits.
On Jan. 30, the entire school gathered to honor student achievements from the fall semester. The gathering fell during the Archdiocese of Washington’s Catholic Schools Week.
At this year’s Rosemary Hannan Mother-Daughter Book Talk on Tues., Jan. 17, acclaimed journalist Cokie Roberts discussed her recent work “Capital Dames,” which explores the lives and contributions of area women during the Civil War—including several Visitation alumnae.
The Visi for Life Club celebrated its cause all week, leading up to the Archdiocesan Mass & Rally for Life. The week also included guest speakers and a visit from students who attend Minnesota’s Visitation School.
Juniors in Kati Hylden Kruger '99’s Honors Pre-Calculus class hosted a functions conference, which showcased their knowledge about mathematical functions. Each student became an expert on one function and created a poster presentation about it.
Cross Country Coach Kevin Hughes has been named the 2016 D.C. High School Coach of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. This is the second time he has been awarded this honor.
As 2008 CNN Hero of the Year, Liz McCartney '90 was featured on "CNN SuperHero: Above and Beyond" in December 2016. After Hurricane Katrina in 2006, Liz founded SBP, now a nationally recogized nonprofit and leader in disaster recovery.
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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.