“Coming from a public school, a close-knit community has been a welcome change, and I feel supported by my peers and teachers.”
This Is Vis
What makes Visitation such a special place? We have a long list of whats, but the real answer to that question is who. Vis is special because of the community of people who call it home: our students, faculty and staff, and alumnae. Meet a few of them here. This is Vis!
"I love Vis because I can form personal relationships with everyone in my class and my teachers, allowing me to feel fully supported here."
“At Vis, simple things go a long way. Whether it’s a quick ‘hi’ in the hallway to a friend, or a question answered by your teacher, it is evident that every little thing truly is done with great love.”
"We are encouraged to use our voices to speak about our passions and to share our thoughts."
"I'm incredibly grateful for the heart-to-heart connections that I've made with teachers and students because I go to Visitation."
“Vis is a place where I know I will be supported in everything I choose to pursue.”
“Over the course of my time here, Vis has become like a second home to me."
"All of my teachers and classmates have gotten to know me on such a high level that I do not just feel like a student here, but part of a family."
"What I value most about my Visitation education is the amount of support and encouragement teachers show the students."
"I live Vis because of the environment, which truly feels like family."
"I can confidently say going to Vis was one of the best decisions I have ever made for myself because it has brought me an outstanding education with professional and dedicated teachers, lifelong friendships, and a supportive, loving, positive, and respectful community."
"Being surrounded by other young women in Visitation's all-girl environment inspires me to become more confident in who I am both at school and in the real world."
"At Vis, I’m supported and known by all the teachers who genuinely care about helping me do well."
"At Vis, you can literally be anything except invisible."
"My favorite thing about Vis is how kind everyone is."
"I can show my true colors here."
"Vis makes me feel very included and is a second home to me."
"My favorite thing about Vis is how I can be myself."
Faculty & Staff
What makes Visitation such a special place? We have a long list of whats, but the real answer to that question is who. Vis is special because of the community of people who call it home: our students, faculty and staff, and alumnae. Meet a few of Visitation's faculty and staff below. This is Vis!
“I love Vis and the community who support the girls. The uniqueness of an all-girls education is so important because the girls are able to focus on their school without having to constantly fight to have their voice heard."
"I observe not only the patient guidance of the older students to our little ones, but the gentle support and encouragement that our students give to and receive from their divisional peers as well."
"Our focus is to build and maintain positive relationships with each child and family, making sure that each child is known and loved.”
“There is no place like Vis. In so many ways, returning to work here almost 20 years after graduating felt like coming home."
“One of the things I have appreciated most about teaching at Visitation has been the community approach that we take toward student success."
“One aspect of the Visitation story that resonates with me the most is the vision St. Francis of de Sales had of the procession of the Visitation order, including St. Jane de Chantal."
"In the Visitation Middle School, we educate the mind as well as the heart of the students."
"I have the unique perspective of being an alum, a parent and a teacher. I have found that through all these years the environment has not changed and Salesian Spirituality continues to permeate our school."
"There is something magical about an entire classroom of Visitation girls understanding a difficult physics problem."
"We translate guiding principles such as gentleness, patience, inner peace, humility and liberty of spirit into all of our actions here."
"It is a blessing to work in a community where everyone brings their best every day."
"Best job ever!"
"Every student is a gift, and at Visitation, we know that every student learns differently."
"Concerts in the community, music tours, and all-school gatherings allow our musicians to share our music and traditions with the wider community."
What makes Visitation such a special place? We have a long list of whats, but the real answer to that question is who. Vis is special because of the community of people who call it home: our students, faculty and staff, and alumnae. Meet a few of our alums below. This is Vis!
"Vis was crucial to my development as a writer."
"Visitation’s all-girls learning environment gave me the opportunity to find my voice."
"I came to Visitation as a refugee girl hoping to beat the odds. I left with a conviction about the power of education that has shaped all aspects of my life since then."
"While Vis certainly provided me with the educational foundation upon which I've built my business, it's the relationships I formed while there that have truly fueled it."
"The community at Vis has shaped me into the strong, compassionate leader I am proud to be."
"I am safe here to explore the world around me while being challenged to become the best version of myself."
"At its very core, the Vis experience is about relationships."