Meet Our Co-Valedictorians

By Aly Prouty Special Correspondent This year, the senior class of 2015 has not one, but two valedictorians—Seniors Sarah Thomas and Theresa Neubig are tied for first in their class. However, there is much more to these two students than a high GPA. They are both National Merit Scholars. Theresa has a busy schedule filled…

2015 Senior Superlatives

Graduating PVI seniors recently completed the annual “Senior Superlatives” survey in their English classes, casting votes for their fellow classmates in categories ranging from “Most Likely to Brighten Your Day” to “Worst Driver.”

Sex Trafficking Talk Sparks Conversation Among Students

On Nov. 11, Detective Bill Woolf came to Paul VI to report on sex trafficking in the county and to make a presentation entitled “Understanding Healthy Relationships in a Sexualized Way.” Detective Woolf works for the Fairfax County Police Resources Division and is in charge of investigating all aspects of human trafficking in Fairfax County.

Bigger, Better Options Program

Last year, a Peer Mentor course was added to the list of electives, where students work with those in Options to gain “knowledge on individuals with disabilities while simultaneously emphasizing the innate beauty and dignity of all human persons,” said Ms. Megan Battle ’03. Abby Thibodeau ‘16 and Erin Cassella ‘15 are currently taking the class.

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Desmarais

Ms. Annie Desmarais ‘08 may be a new face to students, but she isn’t new to the Paul VI community. Ms. Desmarais graduated from Paul VI in 2008. She joined Paul VI as associate director of Alumni Relations last year and has added part-time psychology teacher to her duties this year. This month, Panther Press features her in its ongoing spotlight on new staff members.