The Visitation Voice

Finding Mindfulness at Vis

Finding Mindfulness at Vis

Sadie Grunau, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, VIS LIFE

Mindfulness, according to The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis. The Visitation community and the students and faculty that fill these halls embody...

Ghar گھر

Ghar گھر

Aalishba Ahmad, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, VIS LIFE

Assalamualaikum! My ears heard the greeting most common to me while being swarmed with hugs and kisses. The musky air filled my nose. I looked up at the night sky, seeing clouds and a full moon. I heard hundreds of honking horns going off in the distance. I looked out the car window to see the ...

Meet Your Winter Week Court!

Meet Your Winter Week Court!

Keenan Conley, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, VIS LIFE

Onto the Varsity Courts

Onto the Varsity Courts

Sadie Grunau, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, VIS LIFE

Q: What is your background in coaching? What is your past experience? A: I played basketball in high school and a little in college as well.  After graduating from college, I worked for several years as a volunteer teacher at a high school for at risk youth in Central America, where I was also the h...

A Look At Christmas Stockings

A Look At Christmas Stockings

Olivia Leon, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, VIS LIFE

The Christmas Stocking project has been a tradition at Visitation for many years and has always been very popular. There is something wonderful about the idea of giving others a chance to experience the delight of seeing a stocking full of presents and knowing they are for them. We are given the gift...

Abroad Stroke of Experiences

Abroad Stroke of Experiences

Clare Pryor, Coexecutive Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under VIS LIFE

It is no surprise that Vis alumnae have made their marks on all parts of the world. Two alumnae from the class of 2012, Sydney Baumeister and Sarah Neuberger, share their experiences and advice regarding living and working abroad.

Lady Blazer Recap: Fall Sports Edition

Lady Blazer Recap: Fall Sports Edition

Meghan Quinlan, Vis Life Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, VIS LIFE

Vis student athletes are truly talented, young women who are the epitome of “doing it all.” Read on to see how they excelled this fall sports season.  

Little Women, Big Message

Little Women, Big Message

Clare Pryor, Coexecutive Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, VIS LIFE

On Friday, November 9th, VISTA Productions debuted this year's fall play Little Women. From the wonderful costumes to the beautiful songs, the show not only highlighted the talents within Visitation, but celebrated the sisterhood that permeates this community. The special bond between the four March si...

A Bingeworthy Recap of Visflix 2018

A Bingeworthy Recap of Visflix 2018

Katherine Jones, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under VIS LIFE

Visitation Homecoming has often been an overlooked tradition; however, this year’s homecoming was without doubt an incredibly memorable week. The week started out as dressing up as TV show characters. Many students showed up as doctors from Grey’s Anatomy and characters from The Office. Tuesd...

An Exploration of the Pumpkin Spice Latte

An Exploration of the Pumpkin Spice Latte

Noelle Wang, Freelance Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under VIS LIFE

For many, Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte is just as much a symbol of fall as orange-hued leaves, brisk air, and the unwelcome creep of dark as we reach the end of Daylight Savings Time. However, as I have probably spent less than $30 in my lifetime at Starbucks, when this season’s limited-time of...

Social Justice Day: Not Just for School, But for Life

Social Justice Day: Not Just for School, But for Life

Clare Pryor, Co-Executive Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under VIS LIFE

On October 3rd, all middle and upper school Vis students participated in Social Justice Day, a day dedicated to reflecting on the diversity, equity, and justice in our school and in our world. The day started on a very empowering note that included Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, wh...

Up Close and Personal With Visitation’s New Faculty

Up Close and Personal With Visitation’s New Faculty

Sarah Cunniff, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, VIS LIFE

Visitation welcomes six new members to our community this year!

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