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Experiential Learning Week 2022

We were excited to bring back our experiential learning experiences after a three-year break due to COVID restrictions. Prior to COVID, Juniors participated in Social Entrepreneurship and Seniors in Internships. This year the administration and faculty worked together to create experiences and learning opportunities for every grade. Experiential Learning is valuable because it takes the process of learning…

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2022 Athletics Recap

By: Coach Ready Our teams stepped up big time this year! A few highlights from our upper school include Varsity Field Hockey having one of their best seasons yet, finishing the regular season in 2nd place and a huge win over Visitation! Our tennis team also had their best finish in 4th place and hosting…

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2022 Holy Child Grad Featured in Catholic Standard

Return to News Page 2022 Holy Child Grad Featured in Catholic Standard Grace Stephens, a member of the class of 2022 at Connelly School of the Holy Child in Potomac, Maryland is ready to stand in the spotlight and draw in some laughs. This fall she will attend The Catholic University of America and study…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Alumnae Spotlight: Susanne Brunhart Wiggins, Class of 1987

Alumnae Spotlight: Susanne Brunhart Wiggins, Class of 1987  Holy Child’s motto, “Actions, not words” has guided Susanne Brunhart Wiggins in every facet of her life, ever since she completed her required community service in her 10th grade Religion class at Holy Child. Her career path was not a direct one; it has been filled with…

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2022 College Decisions

2022 College Decisions Congratulations to the Class of 2022! We are excited for these women of faith and action to live out the Holy Child mission at these colleges. Just as the Holy Child spirit song opens “you may journey far and yonder…” these students are embarking on their next journey. Some students will attend…

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Alumnae Week 2022 Recap

Alumnae Week 2022 Recap Alumnae Week 2022 kicked off on Monday with a welcome message from Head of School Dr. Shannon Gomez. In person and virtual events spanned the whole week providing different venues for alumnae participation. Tuesday was Trivia Night where current and former faculty asked questions including Karen Craig, John Quigley, Kaitlyn Valis,…

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Connelly School of the Holy Child appoints Julie Burke Connelly as new Head of Upper School and Dr. Andrea Castelluccio as Dean of Academics

Connelly School of the Holy Child appoints Julie Burke Connelly as new Head of Upper School and Dr. Andrea Castelluccio as Dean of Academics Connelly School of the Holy Child announced the appointment of Julie Burke Connelly as the new Head of Upper School and Dr. Andrea Castelluccio as the Dean of Academics. Mrs. Connelly…

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Denim & Diamonds Gala

Denim & Diamonds Gala After two years of not being able to gather in person, on Saturday April 23 Holy Child celebrated their annual gala with a ‘Denim & Diamonds’ theme. The theme was a nod to the schools 60th anniversary – a diamond jubilee. More than 330 guests celebrated and honored the Brilliant Educators…

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Transitioning Tigers

Transitioning Tigers By: Kate Celeste ’22 Holy Child’s Sports Medicine class, taught by Ms. Holmes, is excited to present this video that talks about the challenges and experiences that come with playing sports. Our Sports Medicine class was challenged to find a way to inform middle school students about the obstacles they will have to overcome…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Blair Godfrey Mannix, Class of 2002

Alumnae Spotlight: Blair Godfrey Mannix, Class of 2002 While working her way up the ladder, Blair Godfrey Mannix learned two things: one was to be a constant learner and the other was to continuously put your hand up early in your career. There is always something that people don’t want to do and taking on…

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