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The Future Is Now Campaign

Since 1964, Bishop Ireton High School has been entrusted with the privilege of helping to educate young people and shape their lives through strong academics and a shared spirit of service and community, all rooted in our Catholic faith and love of God.
Now, after more than a half-century, Bishop Ireton has embarked on a bold undertaking to build our future now. We need to provide the next generation of students with an expanded campus and cutting-edge facilities to continue to build on our legacy of Advancing Always.

The four-story, 40,000 square foot Academic Center provides expanded and modern spaces for courses in STEM and robotics. The Dining Hall more than double the capacity of the current cafeteria and reduced overcrowding during lunch periods. It also serves as a multi-purpose space for events and gatherings. Connected to the cafeteria and adjacent to the St. Francis de Sales Chapel is an outdoor courtyard with additional seating. The Media Center and Learning Commons is home to the library, an AV studio, and collaborative learning spaces. The exterior of the building includes a vertical “bio-wall” garden, an open-air study arbor, and a glass stairwell for significant daylighting.

The addition of the new auxiliary gymnasium, and renovations to the existing fitness and weight rooms, allows Bishop Ireton’s Athletic Program to compete in one of the most competitive leagues in the country (Washington Catholic Athletic Conference). The updated facilities provide student-athletes the ability to train and compete at the highest level. Team locker rooms have also received a face-lift and enhanced functionality for athletes.

As we complete the transformation to our campus, we ask for your financial support. A gift to this campaign will continue to allow our students to compete with the very best and brightest minds in our region and beyond. Together, we will succeed in creating a better Bishop Ireton for years to come.

Support the Campaign

We need the financial support of many different people to make this campaign a success. Your donation goes directly to the construction of our new building on campus.

Naming and Memorial Opportunities

The Future Is Now campaign affords donors an attractive range of prominent and meaningful opportunities to link their name, the name of a family member, honored friend, or faculty member in perpetuity with the life and work of Bishop Ireton High School. We invite all members of our community to partner with us by considering one of a number of permanent naming/memorial opportunities. For available naming and memorial opportunities, click here.

Contact Us

If you have questions, want to learn more about the campaign, or would like to speak with someone about your gift, please contact:

Chris Gilliland, Director of Advancement
(703) 212-5181

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