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Mary Lee Costa, Visitation Academy Alumna Publishes Book on English Literary Figures



Alumna Mary Lee Costa has published a book titled Literature’s Living Room: At Home with England’s Classic Novelists.  The young adult non-fiction book is “the return invitation into the homes, now open as house museums, where the classic novels we invite into our own homes, were inspired or written. It tours both the houses and natural […]

Visitation Academy: Living a Culture of Service



The Rockaway Wave featured Visitation Academy’s community service work in a story published January 22, 2018. Students at Visitation Academy in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, have been busy this year not only with their academic and arts programs, but with a series of projects dedicated to serving others in the local area and beyond. This year, […]

STEM, Arts, and Service: Brooklyn Eagle Shares Visitation Academy News



The school has partnerships with several educational institutions. Its reading program was developed in cooperation with Teachers College at Columbia University. The school also has a strong science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), according to educators. The school has hosted STEM fairs in which students present their research projects. Visitation Academy offers numerous extracurricular activities […]

Visitation Academy in the Brooklyn Eagle



Visitation Academy offers an array of arts programs, including ukulele lessons to girls in grades two, three and four as part of its music curriculum. Girls in grades five, six, seven and eight have the opportunity to join a brass band. The school’s theater program has performed such musicals as Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods.” […]