Holy Child News

2019 Award Descriptions and Recipients

2019 Award Descriptions and Recipients Congratulations to all of our award recipients for the 2018-2019 school year! See below for more information on the end of year awards. Goal Awards Goal awards have been created to recognize those students who, in their day to day interactions with their teachers and their peers, exemplify the ideals…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Giselle Cruz Colavita

Alumnae Spotlight: Giselle Cruz Colavita, Charles Schwab Financial Consultant Imagine a client approaches you and tells you that they can now retire earlier than expected, or they can comfortably put their child through college because of your guidance. Giselle Cruz Colavita, class of 1996, says those moments with clients are the most rewarding of her…

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Student Reflection: Christopher J. Remington Fitness Center

Student Reflection: Christopher J. Remington Fitness Center Mr. Remington was not only Madeline’s dad, but he was our dad too. He did what most dad’s do: he showed up to games, to all the school’s events (just like one of these Father’s Club meetings) … to say the least, you couldn’t go to an event…

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Mother’s Morning Reflection

Mother’s Morning: A Reflection on Mary Good morning to all of the faculty, mothers, special guests and especially our beautiful daughters! I was invited to speak this morning and I couldn’t be more excited! I hope that YOU all know what my kids know…. I am not an expert on motherhood or being a perfect…

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Mothers’ Chapel Talk Reflection

Holy Child Mothers’ Prayer Group Chapel Talk Reflection Each day, our daughters must navigate between two world views: the material world and the world envisioned by Holy Child’s foundress, Cornelia Connelly— a world that celebrates their God-given dignity and the joyous expression of that dignity. This is what Father Carter Griffin, Vice Rector, Dean of…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Sofia Alpizar

Alumnae Spotlight: Sofia Alpizar, Student and Intern at USAID Sofia Alpizar left her home in Amman and called a taxi cab to take her class one morning during her first weeks abroad. She had learned the hard way that when navigating a foreign city one can become lost, more than once. Arabic was one of…

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Innovative Community Spaces and How Students Use Them

Innovative Community Spaces & How Students Use Them ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, all of the students and faculty were ecstatic when they laid eyes on the new spaces. Every day, girls enjoy their lunches in the Connelly Commons. Winnie Beaudet (’19) says her favorite part about the Connelly Commons is that “there is…

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Social Entrepreneur Program

Social Entrepreneur Program The Junior Entrepreneurship Program provides students in the 11th grade with real-world, hands-on learning experiences. Students learn how to successfully identify problems, needs, and opportunities; test ideas that address those opportunities and turn those ideas into products, services, and solutions that benefit society. The focus of the program is on innovation, leadership,…

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Counseling Reimagined

Counseling Reimagined Effective school counseling programs are a collaborative effort between the school counselor, parents, and other educators to create an environment that promotes student achievement.   HOLY CHILD DELIVERS A COMPREHENSIVE COUNSELING PROGRAM that promotes the academic and social/emotional achievement of each student. Adopting appropriate components from the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) model,…

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Classroom Spotlight: Dr. Marissa Bulger

Classroom Spotlight: Dr. Marissa Bulger More About Dr. Bulger YEARS AT HOLY CHILD: 8 EDUCATION: Villanova University, B.A. in English Literature; University of Notre Dame, M.Ed. in Secondary English Education; Johns Hopkins University, Ed.D. in Mind, Brain, and Teaching COURSES TAUGHT: 9th grade English; 12th grade English; AP Language & Composition BEFORE HOLY CHILD: 10th-12th…

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