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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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Goal 1 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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Alumnae Spotlight: Sarah Novak Nesbitt ’00

Alumnae Spotlight: Sarah Novak Nesbitt, Class of 2000 Service work has always been a part of Sarah Novak Nesbitt’s life and ultimately led her to co-founding a law firm, the Family Legal Advocacy Group. Her dedication to volunteerism started at Holy Child in 8th grade, continued with her through graduation from the University of Notre…

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HOS 2019 Award Recipients

The 2019 Head of School Award Recipients On October 17, 2019, Holy Child recognized three extraordinary leaders in the Holy Child community at our annual Head of School Recognition Dinner. Congratulations to Wooly Devine ’79 and Connie Coakley Caulfield ’82 along with her husband, Pat Caulfield, for receiving this year’s Ignatia and Mother Mary Xavier…

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I AM THE FIELD

I am the field. I have seen 6th graders bounding with enthusiasm and laughter running around me with the joy of being outside on a beautiful day.  I have heard the cheers of encouragement and support to teammates as athletes strive to do their best in competition.  I have cradled students relaxing in the sun,…

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Parent Reflection: Holy Child’s Faith Commitment

Return to News Page Parent Reflection: Holy Child’s Faith Commitment Three years ago, when my daughter, Riley, was starting out as a Freshman at Holy Child, I approached Dr. Gomez with a selfish idea, really — I wanted to form a freshman mom’s prayer group to pray for our daughters and to get to know…

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Alice Mercer Named Holy Child’s Varsity Lacrosse Coach

Alice Mercer Named Holy Child’s Varsity Lacrosse Coach We are pleased to announce our new Head Varsity Lacrosse coach, Alice Mercer.  Ms. Mercer was recently hired as our upper school counselor at Holy Child, having received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Maryland and her master’s degree in school counseling at Niagara…

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2019 Commencement Speaker

Return to Connelly Contact Summer 2019 2019 Commencement Speaker: Dr. Ellen Stofan   DR. ELLEN STOFAN is the John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. She is the first woman to hold this position. Dr. Stofan has extensive experience in space-related organizations and a deep research background in planetary…

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Graduation 2019 Student Speaker

Return to Connelly Contact Summer 2019 2019 Student Graduation Speech   Good morning parents, esteemed faculty and administration, honored guests, Board of Trustees, Class of 1969, Doctor Ellen Stofan, and fellow graduates. On behalf of the graduating class of 2019, I welcome everyone and thank you for celebrating this special day with us. Fellow graduates,…

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2019 College Spotlights

Josie Ziemski ’19 – Continuing to Create Art Inspired by Faith When choosing a college, Josie originally believed seeking a place that was most unfamiliar would be her best option; a big campus with large class sizes. After visiting Catholic University and noting that, the small class sizes appealed to her most after taking them…

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