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Women and Investing Alumnae Panel

Return to News Page Women and Investing Alumnae Panel Reflection In an effort to strengthen Holy Child’s alumnae network, the Alumnae Council hosted its first educational panel last week in Bethesda, MD. The panel was the investing class everyone wished they had in college! The discussion featured three panelists (Giselle Cruz Colavita ’96, Sarah Novak…

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Sister Connie Reflects on 60th Jubilee as a SHCJ Sister

Return to News Page Sister Connie Reflects on 60th Jubilee as a Sister of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus The Holy Child community recently celebrated the Epiphany Mass on Sunday, January 5th, 2020. Sister Connie Craig also renewed her vows after 60 years of being a Sister of the Society of the Holy…

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Senior Summits Mt. Kilimanjaro

Return to News Page Holy Child Senior Summits Mount Kilimanjaro   “On January 1st, I summited Mt. Kilimanjaro with my mother. We were woken up at 11:30pm on New Year’s eve, and we started our seven hour trek to the summit. The first five hours we hiked in the darkness with only our headlamps to…

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Goal 2 Reflections

Goal Reflections This year, we continue to seek the guidance and wisdom from our founder as we examine and reflect upon each of the Holy Child Network of Schools Goals. The Network Goals are grounded in our 150-year heritage and influenced by the unique challenge of educating children for the 21st century. Developed by Holy…

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Karleigh Donovan Named Holy Child’s Varsity Softball Coach

Karleigh Donovan Named Holy Child’s Varsity Softball Coach Holy Child welcomes Karleigh Donovan as our new head softball coach.  In high school, Donovan was the 2014 Dinwiddie Female Athlete of the Year, a four-time Richmond times dispatch First-Team All-Metro selection, two-time Central District Player of the Year, Conference 20 Player of the Year in 2014,…

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MOAS Reflections

Return to News Page MOAS Student Reflections “Every year during the middle of November, in a grand and stunning white marble building overlooking the Washington Monument, the Model Organization of American States convenes.  This three-day conference is an opportunity for Holy Child students like me to step out of their comfort zone and collaborate with…

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Two Holy Child Teachers Receive Archdiocese of Washington Teacher of the Year Awards

Two Holy Child Teachers Receive Archdiocese of Washington Teacher of the Year Awards   Congratulations to Holy Child teachers Elsbeth Fager and Alex Barr for receiving Veteran Teacher of the Year (Ms. Fager) and Novice Teacher of the Year Award (Mr. Barr). See below for written reflections by Head of School, Dr. Gomez. “Elsbeth Fager…

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Goal 3 Reflections

Goal Reflections This year, we continue to seek the guidance and wisdom from our founder as we examine and reflect upon each of the Holy Child Network of Schools Goals. The Network Goals are grounded in our 150-year heritage and influenced by the unique challenge of educating children for the 21st century. Developed by Holy…

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Mary Poppins Jr Offers Cross-Curricular Learning Opportunities

Mary Poppins Jr. Offers Cross-Curricular Learning Opportunities for Middle School Students WJLA Reports: “The steps and movements rehearsed for an upcoming performance of Mary Poppins are showing up in unusual places like math class. “It helped me with the beats when I was stuck with ‘Step in Time’ in my head and it helped me…

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My Experience at the On The Hill Legislative Summit

Return to News Page My Experience at the On The Hill Legislative Summit In September of this year I attended the Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated On The Hill Legislative Summit in Washington, DC. Founded in 1938, Jack and Jill of America is a national nonprofit organization of successful African-American mothers who are focused…

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