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Parent Reflection: Holy Child’s Faith Commitment

Return to News Page Parent Reflection: Holy Child’s Faith Commitment Three years ago, when my daughter, Riley, was starting out as a Freshman at Holy Child, I approached Dr. Gomez with a selfish idea, really — I wanted to form a freshman mom’s prayer group to pray for our daughters and to get to know…

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Alice Mercer Named Holy Child’s Varsity Lacrosse Coach

Alice Mercer Named Holy Child’s Varsity Lacrosse Coach We are pleased to announce our new Head Varsity Lacrosse coach, Alice Mercer.  Ms. Mercer was recently hired as our upper school counselor at Holy Child, having received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Maryland and her master’s degree in school counseling at Niagara…

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2019 Commencement Speaker

Return to Connelly Contact Summer 2019 2019 Commencement Speaker: Dr. Ellen Stofan   DR. ELLEN STOFAN is the John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. She is the first woman to hold this position. Dr. Stofan has extensive experience in space-related organizations and a deep research background in planetary…

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Graduation 2019 Student Speaker

Return to Connelly Contact Summer 2019 2019 Student Graduation Speech   Good morning parents, esteemed faculty and administration, honored guests, Board of Trustees, Class of 1969, Doctor Ellen Stofan, and fellow graduates. On behalf of the graduating class of 2019, I welcome everyone and thank you for celebrating this special day with us. Fellow graduates,…

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2019 College Spotlights

Josie Ziemski ’19 – Continuing to Create Art Inspired by Faith When choosing a college, Josie originally believed seeking a place that was most unfamiliar would be her best option; a big campus with large class sizes. After visiting Catholic University and noting that, the small class sizes appealed to her most after taking them…

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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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