Brookewood senior says that Catholic school prepared her well for college and life

As Agatha “Aggie” Baum prepared for her high school graduation from Brookewood School, she said she felt blessed and grateful to have had an almost-typical school year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which last spring forced all schools in the Archdiocese of Washington to close and move to virtual learning to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

This year, some local Catholic high schools continued with online learning, while others moved to a hybrid model, alternating between in-person classes on campus a few days a week and remote learning. On September 1, Brookewood School, an all-girls Catholic school for grades 1-12 in Kensington began the 2020-21 school year with in-person classes five days per week.

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