Connelly Contact Summer 2018-2019


The Memory Project

June 27, 2018

The Memory Project The Memory Project is a charitable nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to create and donate portraits to youth around the world who have faced substantial challenges. Participating in this project this year allowed us as art students to partake in an act of service living out Cornelia Connelly’s motto…

Alumnae Spotlight: Theresa Gartland, Executive Director of Operation Progress

May 2, 2018

Theresa Gartland ’99, Executive Director of Operation Progress, with Senior Maggie Koch Theresa Gartland (’99) Speaks with Senior Maggie Koch   Theresa Gartland, class of 1999, reflects on our motto Actions, Not Words perfectly. She is the Executive Director at a non-profit called Operation Progress. This organization provides opportunities for kids living in Watts, California. She…

Alumnae Spotlight: Jessica Dillon Bieligk, Senior Director of Product Management for Capital One

May 2, 2018

Alumnae Spotlight: Jessica Dillon Bieligk, Senior Director of Product Management for Capital One   Throughout her career, Jessica Dillon Bieligk (Class of 2000), has benefitted from managers and company leaders who have helped her meet her potential.  Now, she finds herself in a leadership position where she can be that role model for others.  Jessica…

Graduation 2018 Student Speaker

August 24, 2018

Graduation 2018 Student Speaker: Sheila McGuinness ’18 “FOUR YEARS AGO, I walked across this very lawn for the first time as a Holy Child Tiger for my fres-hman orientation. I remember some things very vividly, like the older girls decked out in our class color of purple waiting to welcome me, and sitting in the…

2018 Goal Award Recipients

August 24, 2018

2018 Goal Award Recipients Holy Child’s Goal Awards are earned by those students who are most active and virtuous in our school community. We honored several students from this past school year, below are just a few pictured with all recipients listed. Goal 1: Faith The Faith Award is given to a student who fosters a…

Women of Excellence & Compassion

August 24, 2018

…and of Compassion IN KEEPING WITH OUR COMMITMENT to the education of well-rounded women, Holy Child implemented a multi-tiered program designed to promote mental health awareness this year. Administrators and school counselors collaborated to bring three new events to our community. The first of these events was a visit in January from America Parades and Kelly…

2018 Campus News

August 24, 2018

Campus News BLUE/GOLD was one of  the greatest examples of Holy Child’s sense of spirit and community. The game ended in a 35-35 score between the Blue and Gold teams. Both teams embraced the tie, and celebrated their love of Holy Child together. The hallways and locker rooms were buzzing for a week about this…

Evening of the Arts 2018

August 24, 2018

Evening of the Arts 2018 In April, Holy Child hosted its annual Evening of the Arts! Young artists were given the opportunity to showcase the pieces that they had been developing in class over the course of the school year. The talents showcased were breathtaking across the board—from vocal and dance performances, to acting monologues,…

2018 Senior Canvas

August 24, 2018

2018 Senior Canvas THE SENIOR CANVAS is a traditional project taken on by a few seniors every year. This year, Katherine Keeney and Faith Elliott took charge of it (pictured). The senior class’ theme was spa-ce, more specifically “Out of this Wor18.” The canvas was inspired by outer space, especially old space-themed comic book designs.…

AIMS and Mission Effectiveness Accreditation

August 24, 2018

AIMS and Mission Effectiveness Accreditations In the 2017-2018 school year, Holy Child underwent two accreditations – AIMS and Mission Effectiveness. Both were extremely successful as a result of all the hard work our faculty, staff, parents, alumnae, Board, and students invested into the process. Thank you for your help in these initiatives! Read more about…

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