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“Not for School, but for Life”: Visitation Alum Share Advice for College and Beyond

“Not for School, but for Life”: Visitation Alum Share Advice for College and Beyond

Emily Wollan, VisLife Editor May 26, 2021

The Sisterhood lives on as Visitation Alumnae share how their experience at Visitation has helped shape them into the person they are today. Despite a variety of different occupations and years of graduation,...

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2021 SENIOR WILLINGS & ADVICE

May 24, 2021

Each year, Visitation seniors entrust their favorite traditions, possessions, and inside jokes to their underclass sisters for safekeeping. The Class of 2021 has had to endure a year unlike any other,...

Introduction to the StuCo Executive Board 2021-2022

Introduction to the StuCo Executive Board 2021-2022

Grace Bettenburg, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

Though it has been a tumultuous year, I know I can speak for the entire school when I say that the 2020-2021 Exec Board was able to adapt and overcome so many obstacles that were definitely NOT in their...

Finding a Balance in High School

Finding a Balance in High School

Grace Keeley, Staff Writer April 25, 2021

High school can be a demanding time for students, there is always something on your plate. Whether it be academics, sports, or co-curriculars, it can be difficult to find time to fit in everything, in...

A Look Into The Visitation Sisters' Peacock Care Book

A Look Into The Visitation Sisters’ Peacock Care Book

Elle Klein, Freelance Editor April 23, 2021

Many years ago, the Visitation Sisters decided to get peacocks to keep at the monastery. The Sisters kept a book to keep track of the peacock's lives and notes about how to take care of these peacocks....

Grace Keeley with friends  Ella Bergeron, Paige Abbott, and Emily Fenlon hammocking on a beautiful day! Photo Courtesy of Grace Keeley

Making the Most of Your Summer

Grace Keeley, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

With only three more months of the school year, summer is coming fast. This means it's time to start making the annual summer bucket list. But let's be real, for me, the summer bucket list never seems...

Garden Club gathers to paint pots at at a meeting. Photo Courtesy of Caroline Schlehuber

Vis Club Spotlight: Garden Club!

Ella Sukup, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

One of the many prides of the Visitation Upper School is a great many student-run clubs reflecting the interests and passions of the student body.  Clubs at Vis range from activism to enrichment, to community...

How Can Vis Reduce Waste in the Pandemic?

How Can Vis Reduce Waste in the Pandemic?

Kate Heinsch, Staff Writer February 28, 2021

In the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has had countless negative effects on our lives. School has been on-and-offline, public places have closed, and seeing friends is difficult if not impossible. However,...

Spring Fever at Visitation

Spring Fever at Visitation

Anna Holmes, Photography, Media, and Art Editor February 28, 2021

Students at Visitation are very eager to get out of the winter slump, and the below 0-degree weather has definitely made that clear. So, in order to get us all excited about spring (and winter finally...

Gratitude Towards Faculty and Staff

Gratitude Towards Faculty and Staff

Elle Klein, Freelance Editor February 25, 2021

The pandemic has not been easy on anyone. school lives have been flipped upside down. It has been difficult for the entire Visitation community to navigate through the past year. As students, we have had...

Vis Artist Feature: Cady Pagel, Elena Arriondo, and Grace Bettenburg

Ella Sukup, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

I have always been so impressed by the artwork that I see in the hallways as I walk through Vis.  I always wonder where this art comes from.  What is the inspiration behind it?  What is the background...

The Creative Incident of a Play During COVID Time

The Creative Incident of a Play During COVID Time

VISTA Fall Show 2020: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Emily Wollan, VisLife Editor January 18, 2021

Despite the difficulties which COVID-19 has provided for almost all aspects of life, this year’s VISTA Fall Show, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, shows beyond doubt that the talent...

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