This year, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser declared October 11 International Day of the Girl. Her announcement was inspired by the dedicated efforts of Visitation freshman Kana Walsh.
While it might seem contradictory, nothing brings together Visitation students like our Gold-White rivalry. Students donated more than 20,000 cans to area food banks and pantries throughout the week.
Over the past two weeks, Georgetown Visitation has hosted leaders and “Vis-ters” from across the Visitation Salesian Network (VSN) on campus, sharing and growing the Salesian spirit that binds our communities together.
The setter-hitter chemistry of twins Audrey and Julia Monlux helped Georgetown Visitation capture its first ISL A championship after a close five-set battle with Maret. The win was the first ISL volleyball title for the Cubs in 12 years.
Cubs Who Code, a STEM-focused club led by Hope Dickson '25, hosted Cynthia Martin-Brennan, a computer scientist who formerly worked for NASA, to speak to students last week.
The junior class embarked on an all-class field trip to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture in October as part of a cross-curricular education experience for students.
Students and teachers showcased their creativity with a Student Government Association costume contest during Cub Period.
Math department chair Mindy Moore and English teacher Mary Veith '05 were nominated by their peers as Visitation's 2021-2022 Teachers of the Year. These awards were established by the Archdiocese of Washington Catholic Schools to recognize the devotion of veteran and novice Catholic secondary school teachers. The awards celebrate faithful service, excellence, best practices, and innovations in Catholic secondary school teaching.
Student of the Week is a new occasional profile feature in 35th & Volta, giving our community a chance to get to know one of our talented students. Meet history-lover and archivist explorer Katie E. '24!
Rassas returned to the U16 lacrosse team this fall; USA Lacrosse Magazine covered the win.
Visitation celebrated Founders Day on October 13, honoring the Feast of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, VHM and her devotion to the Sacred Heart.
“[Quinn Murray] made the selfless choice to make a pass [to Mary Williams] for an easy goal rather than the big shot that could have been the game-winner,” Visitation Coach Haley Bowcutt said. “It was a team-winning goal.”
The Washington Post spoke to Varsity tennis players Carly Burstein and Annaka Peterson '24 about their strategies to push the team to success this fall.
Fifteen Visitation students placed in the top three percent of the 1.6 million students who took the PSAT, earning recognition as National Merit Commended Students.
Thirty-eight AP Environmental Science students headed to the Chesapeake Bay this week to explore and experience life (and wildlife) in the water.
This week, Visitation welcomed its new Chief Financial Officer - someone already well-versed in all things Visitation, former Board member and Visitation father David Hilal.
Between a dedicated club period, after school, lunch, and affinity clubs who meet during Cub Period, more than 80 clubs kicked off this fall with meetings this week.
The first relays off the season kicked off with a bang as cross country Cubs literally ran away with wins.
After the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Tuesday, August 30, the Visitation community welcomed new members of our faculty & staff and got to know a little bit about each of them.
Seventeen students at Visitation have been selected as College Board National Recognition Program awardees based on their academic achievements in school and outstanding performance on the PSAT and/or AP Exams.