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Bishop Ireton Open House on October 20!

Bishop Ireton High School is excited to have you attend our Open House for Prospective Families!

When: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Time: 1-4pm
  • 1-2 pm – Presentation in Garwood Whaley Auditorium from administration, students and the Admissions Office
  • 2-4 pm – Explore the school
  • 2:30-3 pm – Presentation on Academic Support at Bishop Ireton by our Director of Special Services, J-Lynn Van Pelt
Where: 201 Cambridge Rd., Alexandria, VA 22314
Who: Prospective students and their families
Questions: Email the Admissions Office 
RSVP: Click here to RSVP

Spend the afternoon exploring Bishop Ireton and learning about all we have to offer academically, spiritually, athletically and artistically. We will also review the admissions process and what is required.

The event kicks off with a presentation in Garwood Whaley Auditorium from faculty, staff and students. Afterward, families are free to explore the school and can learn from faculty, staff and students who are stationed around campus. At 2:30 pm, we will have a special presentation in Garwood Whaley Auditorium by our Director of Special Services to review Academic Support options available at Bishop Ireton.

Important Notes:

  1. Please pick up an information packet at check-in located outside of Garwood Whaley Auditorium. The information packet has important information for admissions. It also includes two free tickets to our fall play, Little Women, and two music tickets to attend any and all shows to our concerts this year.
  2. The new building is still being constructed and will not be open for the Open House. Completion is expected by November 2019 with occupancy planned for January 2020. We will offer an opportunity in early 2020 for prospective students and families to view the new building and explore the new space. Stay tuned to our social media and website for details on a specific date and time. 
At the Open House on October 20, we will have faculty representing all of our departments and offerings:

  • Academic Support - Speak with our Director of Special Services and learn more from our Academic Support team. Get answers about learning plans, accommodations offered, expanded support and our Options program. Join us for a special Presentation at 2:30pm in Garwood Whaley Auditorium.
  • Administration - Meet our Principal and Assistant Principals to learn more about academic offerings, course levels and student life!
  • Arts - Music – Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Strings, Choir and Guitar Theater – Acting, Costuming, Lighting, Stage Crafts Fine Arts – Sketching, Drawing and Painting. Visit with our arts faculty, explore the practice spaces and see our performance space.
  • Athletics - Coaches from all 17 of our sports teams will be standing by to answer all of your questions regarding athletics at Bishop Ireton. Learn about practice schedules and competitions and what it’s like to be a Bishop Ireton Cardinal Athlete!
  • Campus Ministry- Meet with our chaplain Father Noah Morey and learn how Bishop Ireton engages our students in the Catholic faith and service to our community. Visit the St. Francis de Sales Chapel and learn about our community Mass celebrations.
  • Computer Science - Learn more about course offerings from programing to cyber security to image editing. Visit the computer labs to view hardware and partake in a typing contest to win a Bishop Ireton sweatshirt!
  • Counseling and College Consulting - Meet with our counseling team and learn more about the transition to high school and the services we offer to help our students in the college search process.
  • English - Bishop Ireton’s English Department is dedicated to teaching disciplined reasoning, effective communication, and love of learning while stressing a concern for the individual and for life values. Talk with our teachers and learn about the books our students read and curriculum that surrounds them.
  • Math - Dive into our math department and learn more about our comprehensive program that both challenges and meets the needs of students at all levels.
  • Physical Education/Health - Our students learn about making healthy choices, having responsible attitudes and establishing behavior that is essential to a healthy lifestyle. We promote understanding and appreciation for differences among people in physical activity settings. We develop the habit of choosing to regularly participate in physical activity as part of a health-enhancing personal fitness plan. And we seek to expand options for wise use of leisure time.
  • Religion - The dedicated teachers in the religion department aspire to help all students develop a genuine and personal relationship with Jesus Christ and better understand Catholicism as “faith seeking understanding.”
  • Science and Engineering - Speak with our faculty about our comprehensive and challenging science offerings. Engage in a frog dissection and use microscopes to view slides.
  • Social Studies - The social studies curriculum provides the historical foundation essential for an understanding of the political, social, economic, cultural and geographical forces shaping the modern world.
  • World Languages - We offer six world languages: Spanish, French, German, Latin, Chinese and Italian. Our faculty prepare our students to be literate in the selected language by developing their oral and written expression as well as building their listening and reading comprehension.
We look forward to seeing you on October 20!
201 Cambridge Road
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 751-7606
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