Student Life

Student Life Overview

Student Life

Students at Bishop Ireton are provided many opportunities for fellowship, leadership and collaboration beyond the classroom. The Office of Student Life offers a multitude of activities which provide growth in areas of spiritual development, community life and the deepening of one’s interests, talents and relationships. School traditions include Spirit Week, Homecoming, Feast Week, Winter Ball and Junior and Senior Prom.

Additionally, as a school we are engaged in service to our local community with national and international partners. Student's participate in monthly dress-out-days, regular retreats and class competitions.

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  • Student Activities

    The co-curricular life at Bishop Ireton is thriving. Students are provided leadership activities, opportunities to pursue their passions and all of the fun that high school provides. Our students have a robust offering of activities. Our student experience includes Spirit Week, Homecoming, Feast Week, Winter Ball and Junior and Senior Prom. Additionally, as a school we are engaged in service to our local community, national and international partners.

    Students participate in monthly dress-out-days, regular retreats and class competitions. Our student leaders plan retreats, school prayer services, organize tutoring for their peers and volunteer in the community.
  • School Spirit

    School Spirit plays an important role in the Bishop Ireton community. Students at Bishop Ireton High School take pride in their school and show their school spirit across a variety of events including dress-out days, retreats, class competitions, athletic events, and school dances.
  • Dances

    Bishop Ireton High School hosts several student dances throughout the year. Students at Bishop Ireton celebrate the start of each academic year during Homecoming weekend in the fall. Additionally, Bishop Ireton High School hosts the Winter Ball - a school tradition dating back to 1968. During the spring semester, upperclassmen have the opportunity to partake in the school's Junior-Senior Prom.
  • Community Outreach

    Bishop Ireton students strive to help others. Students at Bishop Ireton involve themselves in community service across a variety of initiatives throughout the year. In addition to local community service, students are provided with the opportunity to volunteer at Bishop Ireton's sister schools in Camden, NJ and Haiti.

Student Life Team

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  • Photo of Mary Jordan

    Mary Jordan 

    Assistant Principal for Student Life
    (703) 212-5144
  • Photo of Kaitlyn McNutt

    Kaitlyn McNutt 

    Student Activities Coordinator, Head Swim & Dive Coach
  • Photo of Kevin O'Keefe

    Kevin O'Keefe 

    Student Activities Coordinator

Quick Facts

  • 50+ student-led clubs
  • 25 team sports
  • 22 spiritual and service driven retreats: 1 Advisory retreat, 4 one-day class retreats,
  • 6 Camden retreats, 2 Kairos retreats
  • 10 school-wide liturgies
  • 8 school dress-out-days
  • 3 instrumental ensembles, 1 concert band, 1 choir
  • 3 dances: Homecoming, Winter Ball & Prom
  • 3 honor societies
  • 3 student-run publications
  • 2 annual theater productions
  • 1 Student Council Association
  • 1 local service partner in Alexandria: Community Lodgings, 
  • 1 national service in Camden, NJ: Desales Service Works 
  • 1 international service partner in Haiti: Louevertury Cleary School

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  • 22

    Spiritual & Service Retreats
  • 50+

    Student - Led Clubs
  • 25

    Team Sports