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Classroom Spotlight: Karen Craig

Classroom Spotlight: Karen Craig More About Ms. Craig YEARS AT HOLY CHILD: 16 EDUCATION: Boston College, bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and History; Penn State, M.Ed. in Education Leadership COURSES TAUGHT: 6th grade Lang. Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Math; 7th grade Lang. Arts and Social Studies; 8th grade Lang. Arts, Religion, and Social…

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Career Day and Alumnae Weekend Recap

Career Day and Alumnae Weekend Update THIS YEAR FOR CAREER DAY, instead of being one of the panelists talking about my job, I offered to be a moderator. It was so impressive to see the alumnae from Holy Child from various fields and different career paths! It made me so proud to be sitting with…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Ginger King Shaw, Chief of the Initiatives Group at the U.S. Army Center of Military History

Alumnae Spotlight: Ginger King Shaw ’94 “ALL GIRLS ISN’T ALL BAD.”  These words came from the daughter of Ginger King Shaw, Holy Child alumna from the Class of 1994. Ms. Shaw’s daughter, Abigail, recently decided to join Holy Child’s Class of 2022. On her shadow visit, Abigail got a glimpse of what her future would look like at…

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The Memory Project

The Memory Project The Memory Project is a charitable nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to create and donate portraits to youth around the world who have faced substantial challenges. Participating in this project this year allowed us as art students to partake in an act of service living out Cornelia Connelly’s motto…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Theresa Gartland, Executive Director of Operation Progress

Theresa Gartland ’99, Executive Director of Operation Progress, with Senior Maggie Koch Theresa Gartland (’99) Speaks with Senior Maggie Koch   Theresa Gartland, class of 1999, reflects on our motto Actions, Not Words perfectly. She is the Executive Director at a non-profit called Operation Progress. This organization provides opportunities for kids living in Watts, California. She…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Beth Spencer Collins, Owner of Potomac Grocers

Alumnae Spotlight: Beth Spencer Collins, Owner of Potomac Grocer   Beth Spencer Collins (Class of 1980) knows how important it is to try new things – even if it’s not the career path one had originally planned.  Beth studied early childhood education in college and taught for a while.  Flash forward to now, and Beth…

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Alumnae Spotlight: Jessica Dillon Bieligk, Senior Director of Product Management for Capital One

Alumnae Spotlight: Jessica Dillon Bieligk, Senior Director of Product Management for Capital One   Throughout her career, Jessica Dillon Bieligk (Class of 2000), has benefitted from managers and company leaders who have helped her meet her potential.  Now, she finds herself in a leadership position where she can be that role model for others.  Jessica…

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Young Women in Leadership Italy Trip 2018

Click here for the Flickr Album We arrived in Rome to start our Young Women’s Leadership Program with an introductory leadership discussion on modern women in Italy with Andrea Vreede.  After exploring Rome, we met with a relief organization aimed at supporting and assisting immigrant women refugees, often coming from Africa or the Balkans,  Anab…

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Mental Health Awareness

Click here for more news Mental Health Awareness Over the last few months, the school has been working on ways to raise mental health awareness and to provide tools for the students to stay informed and healthy. In January, we welcomed a speaker from Mental Health America who spoke with parents and the students around…

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Black History Month

Click here for more news Black History Month Holy Child celebrated Black History Month throughout the month of February. The community honored the strong women who have helped pave the way for so many of our students through our “Black Women of Excellence” theme. Below are some of the activities we held on campus. Additionally, students…

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