The Magazine of Holy Child
We are excited to announce a new entrepreneurship program for our junior class which will begin in May. It will provide teams with real-world, hands-on learning experience on how to successfully identify problems, needs, and opportunities; iteratively prototype and test ideas that address those opportunities; and turn those ideas into products, services, and solutions that benefit society.Read More
This summer, Upper School Religion Teacher Lauren Walter had the incredible opportunity to travel to Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day with Pope Francis. The trip came together in a most unexpected manner, beginning with an invitation to volunteer at World Youth Day by two young Dominican friars who visited her Religion classes here at Holy Child last year.Read More
Groups of students worked together to build the Hydraulic Robotic Arm, nicknamed “HRA.” The girls demonstrate the functioning of the arm in the video below. “I really enjoy building something in a group because you can solve a problem better with more people’s ideas,” says seventh grade student Jules Kucik.Read More
Thank you for Celebrating with Us on Founders Day and in the Dedication of the Spiritual Reflection Garden We are grateful for the generous donation from the Kotova/Roustamov family Heads of School Sr. Helen Doherty 1961 – 1962 Sr. Claire Sullivan – 1962 – 1968 Sr. Patricia Becker – 1968 – 1969 Sr. Virginia Gaine…Read More
New beginnings afford us opportunities to grow and stretch ourselves. They also give us an opportunity to reflect on our blessings, thankful for the gifts we are given. While the preparations to address the creation of this courtyard took many months to plan, the renovations formally began only weeks ago…Read More
TheHoly Child internship program provides seniors the opportunity to explore their career interests and gain experience working in a professional environment. The program is organized by longtime Holy Child Teacher Cindy Kahan with the support of homeroom advisors. Students plan their internships in the fall of their senior year and spend time onsite in May.Read More
Year in Review 2015-2016 Dear Parents, We finally have evidence that summer is upon us: the return of the sun! May and June are such busy months for students with extra studying, exams, locker clean up, and of course, the anticipation of summer. The faculty, staff, and administration of Holy Child has been busy as well, closing…Read More
Second Lady of the United States Jill Biden will be the commencement speaker at Connelly School of the Holy Child in Potomac, MD, on June 3, 2016.Read More
What a legacy! Sheila Wooters has served as Athletic Director at Holy Child for a total of 33 years. We asked Sheila to answer a few questions about her noteworthy time and leadership. Also, submit your reflections and encouraging words. You can even submit photos from the past.Read More
A very wise career woman Taylor Swift once said, “you’re always going to know more in the future than you know now,” and I couldn’t agree more. Once upon a time, I was sitting right where you are now wearing the same uniform, probably having some of the same thoughts. But, I’m older now. And I know more things. And I want to share those things with you.Read More
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