Holy Child News

Alumnae Spotlight: Daina Slekys Trout

Alumnae Spotlight: Daina Slekys Trout, Co-Founder and CEO Health-Ade Kombucha You’re cruising the aisles at your local grocery store. You come to a halt because you’ve arrived at the refrigerated display with rows of bright colored kombucha bottles. A few years ago, you might not have thought twice about kombucha, the effervescent fermented tea with the…

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Father/Daughter Communion Breakfast Reflection

See the Photos Father/Daughter Communion Breakfast Reflection   “For where two or three are gathered in my name, there I am among them.” Matthew 18:20 There was no doubt about it. Christ’s joyful presence accompanied Holy Child dads as they celebrated Mass with their daughters Jan. 27 in the school chapel. This Mass is an…

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How Dr. King Inspires Me

Photo Credit: Stephen F. Somerstein, Getty Images How Dr. King Inspires Me Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a man that I look up to for his vigorous leadership that moved millions to fight for dignity, respect, and equality. It was an honor to present not only the typical facts but facts that no one…

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Middle School Musical Reflection

Alice in Wonderland Jr. Reflection   In the musical Alice In Wonderland Jr. I played one of the flowers, Petunia. I was so excited to be in the play this year during my last year of middle school. Especially being able to have a short singing solo part and speaking roles. I really enjoyed working…

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Senior Presents at Slam Poetry Event

Senior Gabby Morreale Presents at Slam Poetry Event   Senior Gabby Morreale recently presented at a Youth Slam Poetry event at Busboys and Poets on K Street in DC. A group of Holy Child students attended the event and both performed and watched the poetry slam to help encourage and introduce the girls to slam…

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A Note From Our Spanish Exchange Students

2018-2019 Spanish Exchange Program   Holy Child students are participating in an exchange program with a Spanish school. The exchange is organized with Monaita, a catholic school in Granada, South of Spain. Our students hosted a Spanish student in the fall from October 18 to November 4. The Spanish students were immersed in the American…

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Frida Perez ’20 Elected President at MOAS

Frida Perez ’20 Elected President at Three-Day MOAS Conference for Students   A group of students attended the Model Organization of American States last week. MOAS is an opportunity for students to collaborate in working groups and crate resolutions to real-world issues in the Americas, which are later debated. At the end of the conference,…

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Inaugural Head of School Award Recipients

Inaugural Head of School Award Recipients In November, we held our inaugural Head of School Recognition Dinner to celebrate and honor the dedication and service of our benefactors, and more specifically three members of our community, Kathie & Mike Williams and Leslie Whitaker.   The Head of School Awards were established to recognize members of…

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Sixth Grade Pays Tribute on Veterans Day

Sixth Grade Pays Tribute on Veterans Day   On Monday, November 12, 2018, sixth graders hosted a small gathering to honor Veterans and Service members. Students shared poetry and “thank you” letters with distinguished guests Mr. Louis Warchot (Holy Child parent), Mr. Dan McLaughlin (Holy Child parent) and Lt. Col. Carl Shaia (Family friend of…

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Teacher of the Year Awards from the Archdiocese of Washington

Teacher of the Year Awards from the Archdiocese of Washington   Congratulations to two of our faculty members for being recipients of Catholic High School Teacher of the Year awards from the Archdiocese of Washington. Ms. Craig received the Veteran Teacher of the Year Award and Ms. Jama received the Novice Teacher of the Year Award.…

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