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March 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel Student Earns Silver Trefoil Award

Our Lady of Good Counsel’s Caitlyn Johannes has earned the prestigious Silver Trefoil Award, symbolizing an outstanding commitment to and investment in service to their community. The Silver Trefoil Award is presented by the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital, recognizing over 100 hours of community service in three categories: Girl Scout community, national […]

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March 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel Wins 8th Consecutive Speech Title

Eight times is a charm! The Our Lady of Good Counsel speech team captured its 8th consecutive DC/Virginia State Championship, besting 25 other schools from Prince George’s County, Montgomery County, DC, and Virginia. In each of the six competitive events- Declamation, Dramatic Performance, Duo Interpretation, Extemporaneous Speaking, Oral Interpretation of Literature, and Original Oratory- six Good Counsel students […]

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February 25, 2015 | Krista Brick

Conger Sets American Record in 200 Butterfly (VIDEO)

Jack Conger known for his backstroke and freestyle times, is proving he’s a force in butterfly too. This morning, Conger, a sophomore at the University of Texas and graduate of Good Counsel High School in Olney, set an NCAA, American and U.S. Open record in the 200 butterfly at the 2015 Big 12 Swimming Championship […]

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October 4, 2014 | Sonya Burke

A Classic: Good Counsel Over DeMatha, 21-14 (PHOTOS)

It’s already being called a classic. With less than a minute to go in the game, the Good Counsel Falcons scored a touchdown and made the extra point to go up over the DeMatha Stags, 21-14, at Dancel Field on Oct. 3 in Olney. The Falcons won this big game in front of a big […]

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June 10, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Reverend Father Barry Gross

Good Counsel Community Mourns Passing of Chaplain

UPDATED The Good Counsel community is mourning the sudden passing of the school’s beloved chaplain, Father Barry Gross, who served the Catholic school for 29 years. In a note posted on the school’s website, Dr. Paul Barker, president of Our Lady of Good Counsel, described the 67-year-old priest as a, “chaplain, teacher, confidant, and a friend […]

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March 18, 2013 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel Wins 6th Consecutive Speech Title

Congratulations to Our Lady of Good Counsel High School (OLGC) for winning the DC/Virginia state championship in Speech for the Washington-Arlington Catholic Forensic League on March 16. This is the team’s sixth consecutive title. The league recognizes the top six speakers in each competitive event. These students as well as other qualifiers will now move […]

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