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In June, eight members of O’Connell’s Medical Missionaries Club were joined by two alumni and three chaperones for a weeklong mission trip to Haiti. The group flew into the Dominican Republic … more
While many students were savoring the last few days of summer vacation by sleeping in, watching Netflix or lounging at the pool, some rising seniors at Paul VI Catholic High School in Fairfax were … more
Bishop O’Connell High School has brought new faces and talents to the performing arts faculty with a new band director and a new choral director. Ron Isaacson, band director, is a trombonist/low … more
In addition to their new name — Saint John Paul the Great — the Dumfries high school begins its seventh year with the largest freshman class in history. Just shy of 200, the class of 2018 is 25 … more
Bishop Ireton High School turns 50 this year. In the late 1950s, six local parishes —Blessed Sacrament, St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Mary, St. Rita, and Our Lady of Lourdes — determined that there … more
Five new principals will join the ranks of Arlington diocesan schools this year. Maureen Ashby, principal of Holy Spirit School in Annandale, was born in Lowell, Mass. She earned a bachelor’s … more
While the new Seton eucharistic chapel is being constructed outside the school building, an exciting project is taking place inside the school. Seton students attend Mass twice during the school … more
Sarah Rowley, former teacher at St. James School in Falls Church, boarded a plane last week at BWI Airport headed for Ghana, where she will teach for a year at St. Anne’s Girls Senior High School … more
During a recent trip to Kenya, a group of Marymount University students learned firsthand about animal trauma, poaching and how rewarding it can be to put their compassion into action. The students … more
Father Christopher Vaccaro, newly assigned chaplain for Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, was welcomed to the school at an Aug. 17 reception. Formerly … more
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