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Olivia Michalewicz Named Holy Child’s Varsity Ice Hockey Coach

Return to News Page Olivia Michalewicz Named Holy Child’s Varsity Ice Hockey Coach Olivia Michalewicz grew up in Damascus, MD where she attended Damascus High School. Growing up, she played street hockey until she switched over to the ice and loved everything about the sport. Olivia has played for several teams up and down the…

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2021 Awards Recipients and Descriptions

Congratulations to all of our award recipients for the 2020-21 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 which Holy Child schools hold…

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Graduation 2021 Speaker Speech: Jeanne Shriver, Board of Trustees Chair

Return to News Page Graduation 2021 Speaker Speech By Mrs. Jeanne Shriver, Board of Trustees Chair Dr. Gomez, my fellow Trustees, members of the Class of 1971,  faculty, staff, friends and family, good morning and thank you for inviting me to participate in this Commencement Ceremony. I am very honored to be with you today.…

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Graduation 2021 Speech: Lola Hill, Senior Class President

Graduation 2021 Speech By Lola Hill ’21, Senior Class President Good Morning faculty and staff, families, friends, loved ones, Dr. Gomez, Mrs. Shriver, the Class of 1971, and the Class of 2021. It is with great honor that I welcome everyone here today both in-person and virtually to celebrate this monumental day for the graduating…

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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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