• rubble


The Feminist Revolution brought about a profound shift to the Marymount community, offering  fresh and enlightening perspectives on the status of women.  Embracing this transformative ethos, Sister Colette McManus assumed the role of the new Head of School, initiating a series of changes within the institution that helped to encourage the empowerment of its students.
In the midst of these remodeling endeavors, plans were set in motion for the construction of a versatile multi-purpose pavilion situated between the Convent and Butler Hall, promising to augment the campus's functional and aesthetic capabilities. In 1978, the groundbreaking ceremony for a new gymnasium took place.

Campus Development

Focusing on the modernization of facilities, significant efforts were dedicated to refurbishing the learning spaces in Cantwell Hall. As part of this transition, the boarding program housed in Butler Hall was gradually phased out, and an array of art classes including jewelry-making, ceramics, fashion design, drawing, painting, and photography were introduced to the curriculum.


A New Look

Reflecting the evolving sensibilities of the era, ballroom dancing and etiquette classes were discontinued, and the tradition of wearing a white dress uniform ended.