Bishop Ireton is pleased to announce the hiring of four new varsity coaches to the Bishop Ireton Athletic program. The Cardinals welcome Max Snider as the varsity boys lacrosse coach, Carlington Harvey as the varsity boys soccer coach, Steve Hall as the varsity crew coach and Kevin O’Keefe (BI ‘08) as the varsity baseball coach.
Bishop Ireton High School announces those students who have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement (AP) Program exams.
Congratulations to Ella Goulet ('23) and Emily Le ('23) who were awarded second and third place respectively for the Stephen Curry Outstanding Citizenship Award by the Arlington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. An awesome honor for these Cardinals!
Joanna Henry and Elizabeth Daubresse, longtime figures at Bishop Ireton, head into retirement! Mrs. Henry served as a cornerstone for BI theater for more than 20 years. She plans to remain creative in her retirement and stay involved in local theater. Ms. Daubresse built the Cardinal's Nest (the BI school store) from the ground up over the last 15 years. She looks forward to delving deeper into ceramics and spending time with her children. Congratulations to both!
Congratulations to the 2022 Bishop Ireton Athletic Hall of Fame inductees: Shannon Varner '76 (swimming), Coach Angela Hope-Eskew (cheerleading), the 2014 Girls Lacrosse Team (lacrosse), Lisa Strittmater McLaughlin '99 (softball) and Coach Rick Sofield (lacrosse). They will be officially inducted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 with a reception from 6-7 pm and an induction ceremony at 7 pm. Get tickets here!
On June 6, the cast of Bishop Ireton's 2022 spring musical "Anastasia" performed in the Concert Hall at the Kennedy Center at this year's Cappies. You can see that performance here.
Nominated for six awards, BI took home one in the incredibly competitive field! Melanie Becker ('22) earned the award for Supporting Actor in a Female Role in a Musical! Congratulations to Melanie and the entire cast!
On May 27, we celebrated the Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2022! We were back in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for the first time since 2019 and we were so grateful to gather and celebrate our wonderful seniors. The packed shrine heard from Bishop Burbidge, Principal Dr. Tim Guy, Head of School Kathleen McNutt, salutatory speaker Riley Lebon and valedictory speaker Aidan Foley.
The Bishop Ireton Varsity Cheerleaders made history this past weekend by performing in four different categories in the medium varsity division at CCA Nationals. All four of their routines took home the 1st place National Championship title. They competed against some local teams, as well as several teams from across the nation. They also won the Grand Championship title for the highest score overall in all divisions. The team also won the superlative "Best Stunt Sequence" for their pyramid.