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2021 Grad Featured in Catholic Standard

Return to News Page 2021 Holy Child Graduate Featured in Catholic Standard “After attending a private elementary school, it was Macie Millard’s idea to move to a Catholic school for seventh grade. “I actually came to my parents and asked if I could go to an all-girls Catholic school,” she said. The resident of Kensington,…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Cathy MacFarlane ’72

Return to News Page Alumnae Spotlight: Cathy MacFarlane, Class of 1972 Cathy was the Director of Public Affairs at the Federal Trade Commission until April 2021. The FTC is the nation’s primary consumer and antitrust law enforcer. She spends her days creating and executing communication campaigns to promote the Commission’s cases and work.   When…

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Faculty Spotlight: Nurse Gillette

Return to News Page Faculty Spotlight: Nurse Gillette Cindy Gillette reached a milestone anniversary last year as an employee at Holy Child. Gillette, or “Nurse” as she is affectionately called by students and faculty, celebrated her 15th anniversary as the school’s nurse in 2020. An alumna from the class of 1979, Gillette came to Holy…

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Hybrid Learning at Holy Child

Return to News Page Hybrid Learning at Holy Child There is a lot that goes into making hybrid learning work. It is not just about classroom cameras, microphones, laptops, and a broadband internet connection. Although, these are important. Very important. There is also collaboration, trust, the joy of learning, the love of teaching, school pride,…

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Celebrating 175 Years of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus

Return to News Page Celebrating 175 Years of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus On the most gorgeous October day, we gathered on the turf field for an outdoor Mass to celebrate Founder’s Day. It was the first time a full cohort of students (the half that are on campus that week) gathered all…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Tahana Augustin ’16

Return to News Page Alumnae Spotlight: Tahana Augustin, Class of 2016 People are like chemical compounds, complex combinations of atoms and molecules forged by their experiences and environment. In the words of Carl Gustav Jung, “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are…

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What does Lent mean to me?

What does Lent mean to me? By: Sr. Connie Craig   So much has been written on the subject by writers with more profound thought than I have but I will try to tell in a personal way what Lent means to me.   I have lived through many Lenten seasons. Regulations have changed through…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Natalie Pascale Catliota ’05

Return to News Page Alumnae Spotlight: Natalie Pascale Catliota, Class of 2005 Natalie Pascale Catliota’s story is a motivating one of what it truly means to rise to the top. Just as she did at Holy Child, she took every opportunity that was given to her, and learned from it. Natalie, class of 2005, studied…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Noreen Miyake-Char ’93

Return to News Page Alumnae Spotlight: Noreen Miyake-Char, Class of 1993 Noreen Miyake-Char, Holy Child Class of 1993, says she never sought out a career in the investment industry. Rather, the industry found her. After graduating from The George Washington University with a communications degree, Noreen was working at a temp agency, just as she…

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Academic Spotlight: Disruptive Innovation

Return to Connelly Contact Main Page Academic Spotlight: Disruptive Innovation; Changing the Way we Approach Education Education is an ever-changing landscape. Educators often say that if you wait long enough the new educational practices or pedagogies that are popular now will come back. In many cases, they are right. Schools educate in a manner they…

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