Georgetown Visitation was presented with a Bridges for Schools Award of Distinction from the Crimsonbridge Foundation this fall, which "honor[s] the commitment to fostering a welcoming environment and building capacity to engage Hispanic and Latino students and families," according to a press release from Crimsonbridge.
Freshman runner Abigail Anstett was interviewed by the Washington Post following her first place finish at the Adidas XC Invitational in Cary, NC last week.
The Class of 2026 came together for a retreat held at John Paul II National Shrine and the National Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington last week and a night of fellowship at their Sophomore Spectacular following. These experiences help the class grow their bond as they return from summer and start a new school year strong.
Sophomore Layla Thomas '26 performed and shared her education journey at the National Private School Leadership Conference this week, hosted by the Department of Education. Layla was the "Student Spotlight" of the program, and the only student to be listed as a speaker at the event.
A group of students and faculty traveled to World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal in early August. This every-four-year opportunity allows young Catholics around the world to come together and grow in their faith as a community.
Campus was abuzz this week as students returned for classes. Traffic jams at the Green Gate, friends saying hi! on the porches, and everyone navigating new schedules - school is back!
Kira Waller '24, Helen Bonner '25, and Caitlin Burke '25 appeared last week on Fox 5's DMV Zone, offering their perspective on the US Women's National Team performance in the World Cup.
We are thrilled to welcome the Class of 2027 and their families this past week. Please enjoy this complilation of images from student leaders welcoming freshmen, exploring the Commons, and Big Sister-Little Sister Lunch.
Visitation welcomed eight new faculty and staff members this fall, two of whom are graduates returning home to 35th Street.
Future GW student and Trachtenberg scholarship recipient Maia Medley shares how service at Visitation taught her to be her best self, and why kindness is what matters most.
Rising sophomore Mary and rising freshman Claire Burke received the Pope Pius XII Religious Emblem last week at a Mass presided by Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory at St. Ann's in Tenleytown. The Pope Pius XII Religious Emblem is the very highest religious award in Scouts BSA, according to the organization's website.
Model UN member Claudia Nachega ‘23 is passionate about international relations and gender equity. She loves to advocate, to amplify the voices of others, and to make change happen. During time at home during the pandemic, she connected with like-minded teens on social media, getting involved with organizations by conducting outreach, planning webinars and conventions, and even leading day-to-day operations.
Visitation's ten seniors took the field in their last moments together as Cubs while team clinched their first state title in a 17-1 win over Maret. Read more in the Post.
Down the hallways of Berchmans Hall, more than 200 works of art are on display - photography by the Art Studio, and digital artwork, painting, and drawing in the hallway connecting St. Joe's and Berchmans Halls.
Katie Bruno '25, Heidi Linnartz '25, Kate Morelli '24, Frances Taylor '25, Lauren Trifilio '24, and Claire Whitty '24 dedicated countless hours this year to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Student Visionaries of the Year campaign, a seven-week philanthropic leadership program benefitting LLS’s mission of curing blood cancers.
Senior Debora Abera was one of 1,755 college-bound seniors who were awarded a four-year match scholarship through the QuestBridge program; over 17,900 students applied for match scholarships nationwide. Debora will attend Washington & Lee University.
On Wednesday, April 26, juniors and seniors gathered in the gym to hear from Marie Dennis, a lay woman who has dedicated her life to nonviolence and just peace, and Fr. Joe Nangle, OFM, from Our Lady Queen of Peace in Arlington, VA, who has dedicated his life to social change as well.
The pair have a friendship that goes back decades. Both are founding members of the Assisi Community in DC, an intentional Catholic community of lay and religious dedicated to a simple life and social change. Theology teachers Toni Buranen and Michael Mothes, both who have known Dennis and Nangle for years, brought them to speak to the two classes about what it means to have a holy friendship.
Visitation's Mock Trial Club, which began this year after student request under moderator and history teacher Ms. Liz Silver '01, visited the Supreme Court last week.
This week, twenty students who have excelled in their study of the French language were inducted into the Société Honoraire de Français. New members were selected by merit-based criteria established by the national organization.
Students in Theology III had a chance to hear from and speak with Sr. Norma Pimentel, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, regarding immigration and human dignity. Four groups of juniors have chosen the topic of immigration as their Praxis project.