Joy and opportunity are two features that make McDonogh unique. An atmosphere of joy pervades the campus. It is born of the warm, trusting relationships among the students and teachers, all of whom are dedicated to the process of learning. Opportunities abound at McDonogh. As students discover their talents and develop their interests, they find dozens of teachers and coaches who are eager to support and encourage them. Whether a young man or woman wants to become fluent in Chinese, learn the art of horseback riding, enter a robotics competition, or sing in a musical production, McDonogh can make it happen.