News

A Rock Climbing Champ in Grade 4

Ella Patil '30 recently competed in the USA Climbing Regionals. The top 15 athletes in her age group from MD, VA, and DC showed their strength on the wall. Elle studied the beta and climbed each route to the best of her ability. She finished in first place!

Keep reading about A Rock Climbing Champ in Grade 4
Stone Ridge & the Best of Bethesda 2022

Stone Ridge  School of the Sacred Heart is thrilled to once again appear in the January/February Bethesda Magazine's annual Best of Bethesda edition. Readers voted Stone Ridge one of the Best Private Schools-Upper School AND one of the Best Private Schools with a Religious Affiliation. Stone Ridge was named a “A Top Vote Getter” in Bethesda Magazine’s Best of Bethesda Readers’ Poll! 

Keep reading about Stone Ridge & the Best of Bethesda 2022
SR Spreads Holiday Cheer to Older Adults

In December, the Upper School Social Action program received a virtual visit from Katherine Liola, CEO of Concentric Private Wealth, who engaged the students in a holiday card drive for older adults. Katherine grounded the activity in the principle of Catholic Social Teaching, "Family, Community, and Participation" that the Social Action Leaders used to frame the day. Our Grade 9 students produced over 150 cards for the effort.

Keep reading about SR Spreads Holiday Cheer to Older Adults
Lauren Ferridge ‘19 - Dartmouth National Champions

Congrats to alumna Lauren Ferridge ‘19 who is celebrating a phenomenal close to the women’s rugby season at Dartmouth. She and her teammates are not only enjoying an undefeated season and winning the 2021 Ivy Championship, they beat Army West Point in the NIRA National Championship. While at Stone Ridge, Lauren played on the field hockey team, was the captain of the swim team, and was a leader in Campus Ministry. 

Keep reading about Lauren Ferridge ‘19 - Dartmouth National Champions
Alumnae Return for Career Panel

Alumnae Clarke Jamison ’13, Chelsea Kelly ’07, and Talyne Walsh ’08 visited Fourth Academic students on Tuesday, November 3o as part of an SR Connects Career Panel, connecting current students with alumnae. From playing volleyball to being in theater productions and taking a photography class, the trio shared their favorite Stone Ridge experiences that helped shape who they are today. 

Keep reading about Alumnae Return for Career Panel
Teachers Earn Well Deserved Teacher of the Year Awards

Congratulations to Mr. Peter Rook and Mr. Stanley Johnson, winners of the High School Principal Association’s 2021 Educator of the Year Award. The awards recognize the devotion of veteran and novice Catholic secondary school educators in the Archdiocese of Washington. They speak to the value we all place on faithful service, excellence, best practices, and innovations in Catholic secondary school teaching.

Keep reading about Teachers Earn Well Deserved Teacher of the Year Awards
Mr. Rick Performs in the Beauty and the Beast

Middle School drama teacher Rick Westerkamp has joined the cast of the Olney Theatre’s production of Beauty and the Beast. A double-major in Dance and Theatre from George Washington University, Mr. Rick has performed for most of his life. Since he was four years old, competing in dance competitions across his home state of New Jersey. Through dance, Mr. Rick found other opportunities to perform on stage, appearing in many school productions, and once he started voice lessons, he added musical theater to his forté as well.

Keep reading about Mr. Rick Performs in the Beauty and the Beast