On July 8, 2018, the Visitation community gathered for Mass to commemorate and celebrate that devastating day that brought billows of dark smoke that could be seen in Arlington, and a stench of burnt wood that would take months to dissipate, but which also brought swells of strength, faith, and hope that showcased the unyielding community that Visitation always was.
Visit Us This Spring
The best way to get to know us is to visit our campus—and we'd love to get to know you better, too! There are lots of opportunities to explore our beautiful, welcoming campus in the heart of Georgetown.
Come explore our campus on Tuesday, April 24, or Thursday, April 26, at 10 a.m.
To RSVP, please register here.
Please call Lisa Draddy in the Admissions Office with any questions - 202.337.3350, x2238.
CUB FOR A DAY
Learn some French or slingshot balloons to learn about velocity—there's no telling what you might do when you attend classes with a current freshman. As a "Cub for a Day," the only guarantees are fun and excitement!
At the end of the day, students will interview with an admissions officer.
Transfer students may be a Cub for a Day February through April. Please call the Admissions Office after January 24 to schedule.
Get a taste of school life outside the classroom by attending any of these school events:
- Our Athletics
- Our Spirituality: Community Masses
- Our Traditions: Gold-White
- Our Arts: Fall Play
- Our Community: Esprit de Noel Christmas Market
Celebrated by an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales
Every third Sunday of the Month at 10 a.m.
Sep. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m. (time change), Jan. 21, Feb. 18, Mar. 18, Apr. 29, May 20
Senior Katherine Collamore was named one of 79 Morehead-Cain Scholars at The University of North Carolina; classmate Michaela Kirvan was awarded the Ingram Scholarship at Vanderbilt.
When students head off on their summer adventures, school starts for Visitation's faculty; teachers have the opportunity to learn from one another in the form of a Summer Sojurn - a five day seminar taught by one of their own.
The Visitation Spanish Honor Society chapter [Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH)] has been named one of five chapter of the year recipients by SHH for the 2017-2018 school year.
This spring, Dr. Nancy Cowdin taught an elective course in Neuroscience; students designed a research protocol, created an informed consent form for all human-subject projects, kept laboratory notebooks, recruited and tested subjects, and figured out how to use the recordings to analyze the data.