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March 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Education Goes Virtual at Stone Ridge School

With schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers have had to do a complete 180 on their lesson plans for the rest of the academic year. Teachers are suddenly having to create online curriculums with little notice. It’s a challenge, but teachers at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda are rising […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge, Landon Announce Move to Virtual Learning

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart—the all-girls kindergarten through 12th grade Catholic school in Bethesda—and Landon, the all-boys private school (grades kindergarten through 12) in Bethesda announced they are temporarily closing school starting Friday and moving learning to a virtual platform. Connie Mitchell, a spokesperson for Stone Ridge, said the virtual learning education model […]

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September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cokie Roberts, a National Voice With a Presence in Montgomery

The loss of trailblazing journalist Cokie Roberts is certainly felt in Montgomery County. She may have been born in Louisiana, and both parents served in the U.S. House of Representatives. She lived in the county for more 67 years. In 1960, she graduated from the all-girls Catholic school Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart […]

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September 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Bethesda Was Where Cokie Roberts Found A Home

Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin remembers growing up near journalist Cokie Roberts. Catherine Ronan Karrels, head of school at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, says Roberts supported the school. Here are there remembrances:  

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August 11, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Katie Ledecky Returns Home with More Gold and World Records

Katie Ledecky, Bethesda’s own international swimming star arrived home late last night, according to her former high school, Stone Ridge School.  She’s resting from an unprecedented performance at the World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia Saturday night, where she set three world records and won five gold medals. The 18-year-old swimming phenom ended her competition sweeping the 200, 400, 800 and 1,500 […]

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August 5, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Ledecky Undefeated in World Championships

Bethesda’s own Katie Ledecky won the 200 meter freestyle in the FINA Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia on Wednesday.  The 18 year old, Stone Ridge School grad is better known as a world class distance swimmer, but beat defending champion and USA teammate Missy Franklin to bring home the gold and remain undefeated in this […]

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August 3, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Bethesda’s Own Katie Ledecky Smashes Another World Record! (VIDEO)

Katie Ledecky has done it again, smashing her own world record for the 1500 freestyle at FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.  The 18 year old Bethesda native had a time of 15 minutes 27.71 seconds on Monday morning which bested her former world-record time of 15:28.26 that she set at the 2014 Pan Pacific […]

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August 31, 2012 | Staff Writer

Catherine Ronan Karrels

“She is a Great Role Model” (Video)

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Head Catherine Ronan Karrels introduces Olympic Swimmer Katie Ledecky, a 15-year-old sophomore at Stone Ridge, to a crowd of  supporters at a recent Bethesda celebration. Take a look.

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