What an exciting time at School of the Holy Child! As we formally break ground on our new facilities and celebrate another milestone in our 110-year history, we are so thankful to all of those who so generously support our school and our vision for the future. We have a long tradition of offering an outstanding, forward-thinking learning environment at School of the Holy Child. Our new facilities will better reflect the outstanding academic, athletic and artistic accomplishments of our young women, and will add significantly to the profile of our unique school. In the words of our foundress, Cornelia Connelly, "This is the time for great things: faith, zeal, generosity, humility, charity." We look forward to a bright and joyful future! Click the title to see another photo from yesterday's Groundbreaking Ceremony!
Our sixth grade science class spent the morning on a simulated trip to Mars at the Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Learning Center. The girls prepared for the trip by researching the red planet. They also studied the responsibilities of the various teams at Mars Mission Control and the Mars Transport Vehicle, and then applied for the jobs that they would assume during the voyage. The mission was a success although there was one close call with a low oxygen emergency. Fortunately the Life Support Team was able to avert catastrophe with their quick response. Click on the title to view the mission patch our sixth graders designed and wore on their uniforms.
Please join us for an important conversation about GIRLS, STRESS & WELL-BEING: WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW Thursday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. Lisa Damour, Ph.D., renowned psychologist, author, speaker, teacher and Director of Laurel School's Center for Research for Girls (CRG) will share significant research findings about the multiple forces contributing to the misalignment of achievement and well-being among adolescent girls. Often referred to insightful and enlightening, Dr. Damour will provide practical guidance about the day-to-day stresses and challenges girls and those that love and support them experience every day. For more information and to register, click the title above.
Stop by the Katonah Museum of Art (KMA) this Sunday, March 2 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. to enjoy the Opening Reception of Young Artists 2014! Holy Child artists represented at the exhibit include Krista Escaffi-Aguilar, Shristhi Avasthi, Anna Bauer, Jennifer Cummaro, Chloe Giroux, Elizabeth Infanger, Sarah Magarelli, Ashley Olivia, Kiernan Pagnani, Alyssa Ragone, Gabrielle Vera, and Katie VanBergen. Congratulations to Krista Ascaffi-Aguilar, whose design (seen here) was chosen to promote the exhibit on postcard invitations, a poster, and a press image.
Although Middle schoolers Abby D'Ercole and Olivia Sharenow transferred to Holy Child mid-year, they are no longer considered "new" students at Holy Child. In fact, it seems as if they have been part of our school family forever, instead of just a few months. When asked how they are settling into school, both Abby and Olivia excitedly reply, "It's great. We love it here!" In particular, Abby and Olivia are enjoying the smaller class sizes, as well as the all-girls-camaraderie. School of the Holy Child welcomes Abby, Olivia and their familes to our community and look forward to a "bright and joyful future" together.
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