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Posted 09/18/2014 11:30AM
Gators have recorded key early wins over Holy Cross and Georgetown Day. Read more from The Gazette.
Posted 09/15/2014 08:00AM

On Friday, September 12, the Gators outshot the Tigers, 14-5, but the match ended in a 1-1 tie after regulation and two overtimes. Read more from The Gazette.

SR Soccer
Photo by Tom Fedor/The Gazette

Posted 09/12/2014 11:34AM
Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations to Anna Kiyonaga ’15 and Meera Jain ’15 for their academic achievement.

About 1.5 million juniors at more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The nationwide pool of semifinalists, representing less than one percent of US high school seniors, includes the highest-scoring entrants in each state. Congratulations Anna and Meera!
Posted 09/08/2014 01:59PM
Katie Ledecky ’15 was the Power Player of the Week on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace on Sunday, September 8, 2014. Chris Wallace and his team from Fox News stopped by Stone Ridge last week to interview Katie and see what it is like to be an Olympic Champion, World Record holder, and high school senior at Stone Ridge. A wonderful interview with Katie!

Posted 08/29/2014 01:01PM

The Stone Ridge Visual Arts Department presents: The First Annual Faculty Art Show

August 29, 2014–October 10, 2014
Brick Corridor Gallery

Be sure to walk through the Brick Corridor to see the work of our talented art teachers!

(painting by Sarah Sanders, Middle School Art Teacher)

Posted 08/23/2014 09:30AM
Thanks Joe Powers at The Woods Academy for nominating Stone Ridge for the ALS Ice Bucket challenge. Stone Ridge now challenges Rev. Scott Pilarz, S.J. and Georgetown Prep.

Posted 08/12/2014 09:00AM
Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships on August 9, 2014. Katie, a senior at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda, MD, won in 3 minutes, 58.86 seconds, becoming the first woman since Janet Evans to hold world marks in the 400, 800, and 1,500 freestyles at the same time. It was Katie’s third win of the meet, having earlier claimed the 200 and 800 freestyles. Katie beat Missy Franklin to win the women’s 200-meter freestyle in a showdown between the country’s two brightest swimming stars.

Katie earned the chance to swim all three events at Pan Pacs, the year’s major international meet, from August 21-25 in Australia. Pan Pacs pit U.S. swimmers against the world’s best swimmers outside of Europe.  NBC Universal will have coverage of the meet.

Watch the 400m race:
W 400 Freestyle A Final - 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships

Read more about Katie:

Katie Ledecky
Photo information and credit:
Katie Ledecky swims in the women's 200m freestyle preliminaries during the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships, at the Woollett Aquatic Center in Irvine, California, on August 7, 2014 - by Harry How
Posted 08/11/2014 01:44PM
This summer, Nayantara Mukerji '17 went to Kolkata, India to volunteer at "Anando," an organization that helps educate children. Nayantara taught the kids to read and speak English and helped them with their arts and crafts projects. The children also learned to dance with Nayantara. Nayantara is living the Sacred Heart Goal III, a social awareness which impels to action.

Posted 08/06/2014 08:57PM

How fast can SR Gator Katie Ledecky '15 go?

"The swimming world will get a good indication on the first day (of Nationals in Irvine, CA), when Katie has both the 100 and 800 freestyles." -- Watch Katie Ledecky swim the 800m TONIGHT on Universal Sports at 9:00 pm EDT. Visithttp://www.teamusa.org/news/2014/august/05/six-swimming-races-you-wont-want-to-miss

Continue to cheer on Katie as she swims the 200m Freestyle tomorrow, August 7, followed by the 1500m Freestyle on Sunday, August 10.

Stay tuned for updates on her times! 

Posted 05/14/2014 02:42PM
Catherine Johnson '18, Hannah Sanghvi '21, and Alexandra Stach '20 were recently honored as some of the brightest young students in the nation at a regional awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). The Center honored these Stone Ridge girls as participants in the CTY Talent Search, for their exceptional performance on a rigorous, above-grade-level test given to academically talented second-through-eighth-grade students.
Posted 04/29/2014 11:36AM

The Upper School Theater Department performed the musical One Bad Apple over the weekend. On Saturday, April 26, the playwright, Raphe Beck attended the performance. It was a thrill for the girls to have the writer in attendance, and he asked them all for their autographs.

Sandra Blakeslee (director),Raphe Beck (writer), Anna Cantilena '16 (actor)

Posted 03/14/2013 01:12PM
May each of us in the Stone Ridge community pray--as the Pope requested--for our new Holy Father and his ministry as the Church begins a new journey in this Year of Faith.

Read New Pope Francis Elected: Catholics in Bethesda React by Patch.com. Stone Ridge is covered in this article.

Learn more about the new pope in the National Catholic Reporter.

Posted 02/14/2013 10:53AM
The Mums of Alums and Dads of Grads reception on Thursday, February 7 was a huge success. Alumnae parents from the classes of 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008 came together to catch up and reminisce about their time at Stone Ridge.

Posted 02/11/2013 02:42PM

At the Metros this weekend, the Stone Ridge Gators set 5 Stone Ridge School records, 4 Automatic All American Standards, 4 ISL records, 2 WMPSSDL records, 2 Metro records, 2 Independent School Records, 1 All-Time High School Record, placed FIRST in 3 out of the 12 events, placed 4th as a team and was the highest scoring private school team.


Stone Ridge Records
200 Medley Relay (Garcia, Kronfli, Haley, Ledecky) 1:49.13
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
100 Free Ledecky 50.29
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38
200 Free Relay (Gasaway, Haley, Kronfli, Ledecky) 1:36.77

Automatic All American Standards
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
100 Free Ledecky 50.29
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38
200 Free Relay (Gasaway, Haley, Kronfli, Ledecky) 1:36.77

ISL Records
200 Medley Relay (Garcia, Kronfli, Haley, Ledecky) 1:49.13
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38
200 Free Relay (Gasaway, Haley, Kronfli, Ledecky) 1:36.77

200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38

Metro Records
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38

Independent School Records
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38

All Time High School Record
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38

First Place at Metro's
200 Free Ledecky 1:42.96
500 Free Ledecky 4:31.38
200 Free Relay (Gasaway, Haley, Kronfli, Ledecky) 1:36.77

Girls Team Scores
1.  Wooten            392
2.  Churchill            386
3.  Sherwood            292
4.  Stone Ridge            235
5.  Whitman            224
6.  Richard Montgomery    219
7.  Good Counsel        207

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Posted 02/01/2013 10:22AM
Congratulations to Laura Garcia ‘14, Lily Gasaway ‘14, Kelleigh Haley ‘16, Katie Ledecky ‘15, Natalie Kronfli ‘13, and Maddie Smith ’16 for being selected to the All Independent Swim League (ISL) Swim Team.
Posted 02/01/2013 10:21AM
The Washington Post ran a story on January 31, "Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky: Still at home in the high school pool." Click here to read the articled and view the terrific photos from the ISL Swim meet.

Photo from Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post

Posted 01/10/2013 04:16PM

Stone Ridge was a top vote-getter for "Best Private School to Get into Harvard" according to Bethesda Magazine readers. Pick up your January/February 2013 issue today. Congratulations to Stone Ridge students, faculty, and staff.

Best of Bethesda

Posted 12/20/2012 12:43PM

Stone Ridge celebrated the cherished Sacred Heart tradition of Feast Wishes before Christmas break. Feast Wishes is an all-school gathering before the Christmas vacation begins where students present the gifts of song, dance, music, and cards to every member of the administration, faculty, and staff.

Posted 12/17/2012 11:43AM

Congratulations to midfielder Taylor Haist '13 for being selected to the ALL-MET Girls' Soccer Team, Honorable Mention! Read more from www.washingtonpost.com.

Posted 12/06/2012 04:33PM

On December 5, The Gazette gave a pre-season review for all the area’s basketball teams. Coach Mike Thiede said “This year's team is young, athletic, and more balanced. We will look to press and change the tempo to utilize our strengths." The article mentions key players Kaitlin Ballenger ’15 and Laura Keehan ’14. Read more.


Posted 12/04/2012 11:26AM

Congratulations to Stone Ridge seniors who participated in this year's Model Organization of the American States. Working with Georgetown Prep, the students passed all of their twelve resolutions dealing with topics such as "Promoting Democracy and Youth Awareness" and "Drug Prevention Methods." At this national forum held in Washington, DC, Prianca Pai and Kaitlyn Ryan led the delegation of the Bahamas and Alexis Iderman led the delegation of Nicaragua. Glenna Thomas and Charlotte Vitak created consensus around a Declaration on "Green Technology and Transportation." Other chief participants included Sheila Carter, Seton Brems, Beki San Martin, Liz Naylor, Ana Bengoechea, Isabella Roa, Peggy Garate, Courtney Kameros, Andy Segura, and Charlotte Gosnel.


Posted 11/29/2012 09:29AM

Kim Goh '09 of the Harvard field hockey team has been named to the second team of the All-Ivy League squad. Kim, a senior co-captain, anchored Harvard's defense which finished fourth in the league in goals against. She was a staple in Harvard's lineup throughout her four years in Cambridge appearing in all 67 games.


Posted 11/19/2012 09:00AM
Congratulations to the following SR soccer players for being selected to the All -Independent soccer team:
Lea Barnes '16
Ana Bengoechea  '13
Taylor Haist '13
Anneliese Goetz '16
Posted 11/07/2012 12:45PM

Stone Ridge goalkeeper Brigid Carey '13 stopped three attempts in the 3-2 shootout victory over St. Andrew’s that clinched the Gators second ISL A tournament title in three years. Seniors Ana Bengoechea, Sophia DiBari, and Taylor Haist converted kicks for the Gators in the shootout. Congratulations to the entire team!

Stone Ridge Soccer Champs

Read more from The Washington Post and The Gazette.

View more photos from the game by DCSportsFan.com.

Posted 11/07/2012 12:05PM

To view pictures from the Girls Soccer ISL A Championship: Stone Ridge vs. St. Andrew's (11/4/2012), visit

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