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Clubs and Organizations

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Archery Club

Archery Club welcomes archers of all skill levels for training and practice. Archers will train on basic safety, form and technice once every two weeks afterschool on Mondays. All equpment is provided.

Best Buddies 

The Best Buddies Club is a branch of Best Buddies International, a nonprofit, volunteer organization founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver.The mission of Best Buddies is to involve students in friendships with their peers who have developmental differences. Some favorite activities are the Halloween Party, Holiday Party and the annual Beach Party, held in conjunction with PCR, a local organization.

Booster Club

The Booster Club will work with the student body to organize and plan support for all our tigers in their extracurricular activities. We want to encourage everyone to participate and attend sports games, plays, and everything in between.

Christ Child Society Club

The Christ Child Society Club works in collaboration with the Christ Child Society of Washington, DC. Their mission is to meet the material, educational, and emotional needs of children in the Washington, D.C area. Our club works to provide not only monetary donations to the organization, but also other necessities they provide to those they serve. We will host tag days, volunteer activities, diaper drives and more to gather these donations.

The Environmental Club

The Environmental Club aims to promote sustainable and eco-friendly practices that the Holy Child community can adopt to help our planet become a greener place.

Girl Up

The United Nations Foundation founded Girl Up in 2011 to create and fund programs to support girls and the challenges they face. The Girl Up Club will do the same. We will be fundraising and hosting events benefiting girls specifically in Girl Up's focus countries: Guatemala, Liberia, Uganda, Ethiopia, India, and Malawi regarding girls education, health, safety, and leadership.

Girls Give Back Club

In the Girls Give Back Club, members will learn how to fundraise for a certain cause that we have decided on as a group. We will organize fundraising events through the school and outside the school to raise as much money as possible for an important cause in our area. This club was created because it empowers girls and gives them an opportunity to give back to the community.

Heartly House Club

The Heartly House Club will raise awareness and donations for domestic abuse victims. We strive to remove the stigma around conversations about domestic abuse by educating students on the topic. We will participate in bake sales, supply drives, tag days, and awareness events to achieve our goal.

Make-A-Wish Club

The Disney Club was created to fundraise money through Disney themed events, and donate these funds to send children with critical illnesses to Disney World and hundreds of other places. Through Make-A-Wish, we will be able to accomplish our goal of sending children to Disney World.

Math Club

Math Club will enrich students math skills and create a love for math. This will be accomplished by using games, activities, and friendly competitions. Additionally, the club will have scavenger hunts using algebraic problems and Kahoots based on SAT/ACT problems.

Mental Health Awareness Club

The Mental Health Awareness Club will help students better understand the importance of their mental health. We want to raise awareness and reduce the stigma around mental illness and mental health.

NICU Knitters

NICU Knitter Club welcomes both experienced and inexperienced knitters. We will knit, loom, and crochet hats that will be taken to the Georgetown University NICU and distributed to the babies there. You are welcome to use any materials you already have, but we will provide needles, looms, and yarn just bring your positive attitude!

One Love Club

One Love Club educates students about the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors, what someone can do when they see warning signs of unhealthy behaviors, and to empower their friends to love better. We will achieve these goals by facilitating workshops, leading activations (awareness building activities), and hosting fundraisers.

Pediatric Cancer Club

This club is made in honor of the late Kelly Brodnik, a Visitation student. She was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in April of 2016. Less than 2 years later, she died in September of 2018, just starting her sophomore year of high school. We will work to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer and most of the proceeds will go to the Kelly Renee Brodnik Foundation.

Speech and Debate Club

The speech and debate club will teach and improve important speaking and negotiating skills for Holy Child students. After creating solid cases for the topic of the month, the club will participate in debate tournaments with other schools' clubs.

Tiger Talks

Tiger Talks allows students to freely discuss and debate worldly issues. Whether it is about our federal government or corruption in other countries, aiming to further educate and enable students to share their opinions. Hopefully, members can learn more knowledge about our culture and other cultures around the world.

Tigers for Change

Tigers for Change will teach Holy Child students about current events and social change. We will be involved in many human rights activism and community service for all people.

Tigers for Life

Tigers for Life is a pro-life club that will spread awareness by having tag days and bake sales to raise money for pregnancy centers and diaper drives for less fortunate mothers. Club members will also go to the March For Life in the January.

Warrior Canine Connection

Warrior Canine Connection is a pioneering organization that utilizes a mission-based trauma recovery model to help recovering warriors reconnect with life, families, communities, and each other. We will support this organization by raising money in our community through school events and volunteering with the service dogs at WCC.

Yellow Ribbon Club

Yellow Ribbon Club will work hand-in-hand with the Yellow Ribbon Fund, a Maryland-based charity organization, to support active-duty service members and returning veterans who are in need of medical care, housing, and caretakers. Yellow Ribbon Club will organize tag days, bake sales, and sell yellow ribbons for our school skirts to raise money. We will also design themed auction baskets for the Yellow Ribbon Fund Gala in November.

Traditions

Find out the traditions that define us as a student body and help instill the sisterhood that we enjoy now and well into the future.

Leadership in Action

Lead through many clubs, on an athletic team, as a member of Student Council, or as part of our Host/Ambassador Program.

Clubs and Organizations

Over the years, our groups have included everything from Best Buddies to the newly founded Club USA.

Service

Service is a way of life, part of the tapestry of the rich experience here. Our students routinely reach out to the wider community to help make a difference.

Campus Ministry

Creative prayer and lively worship are central to our life as a community. “Singing is praying twice,” epitomizes how we approach our life of faith at Holy Child.

Counseling

As an all girls’ school, we know intimately that the emotional, the spiritual, and the academic are all intertwined in the success of any student.

Student Life Staff

Julie Burke
Dean of Students
301.365.0955 x2239

Jackie McCarthy

Associate Dean of Students
301.365.0955 x2114

Elizabeth Billett
9th and 10th Grade Counselor
301.365.0955 x2116

Alice Mercer

11th and 12th Grade Counselor
301.265.0955 x2228

Lindsay Davis
Director of Counseling and Middle School Counselor

301.365.0955 x2198

Katia Vargas
Multicultural Diversity Coordinator
301.365.0955 x2195

Catherine Albornoz
Campus Minister
301.365.0955 x2223