Holy Child News

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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Alumnae Spotlight: Jennie Trocchio, Ph.D.

Alumnae Spotlight: Jennie Trocchio, Ph.D., Founder of Autism Education and Development Solutions Jennie Trocchio’s fascination with autism and learning approaches began while teaching special education in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. She tells us she immediately saw past the behavior autistic children often exhibit and into the brilliance they have locked inside. After years of schooling,…

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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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Holy Child Receives National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award

Holy Child Receives National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award   Holy Child has received the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for our Sports Medicine Program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of…

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Best Buddies Halloween Party

Holy Child Students Host Annual Best Buddies Halloween Party with Potomac Community Resources “My favorite thing about Best Buddies is that every meeting you go to or any PCR event or Christmas or Halloween party, it doesn’t matter whether or not you have a learning difference, developmental difference, intellectual difference because we’re all the same…

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Sophomore Attends National Museum of African American History and Culture for the Shifting the Landscape Symposium

Sophomore Attends National Museum of African American History and Culture for the Shifting the Landscape Symposium On Friday September 28th, I joined 35 young adults and many others at the National Museum of African American History and Culture for the Shifting the Landscape Symposium. The symposium specifically focused on black architects and planners from 1968 to…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Niya White, Principal of the Congress Heights Campus of Center City Public Charter Schools

Alumnae Spotlight: Niya White, Principal of the Congress Heights Campus of Center City Public Charter Schools   When Niya White (Class of 1998) was named Principal of the Congress Heights Campus of Center City Public Charter Schools, the school was nearing closure. The inner city school, located in Washington, DC’s Ward 8, had gone through…

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The Advanced Medical and Public Health Summit at Georgetown University

Holy Child Students Attend the Advanced Medical and Public Health Summit at Georgetown University   This summer, I had the opportunity to attend the Advanced Medical and Public Health Summit at Georgetown University, along with quite a few other Holy Child students.   The program, headed by Leadership Initiatives, was a very unique experience since we…

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