Dear Archbishop Carroll Community

Below are photos from our National Honor Society inductions on November 2, 2016. This year, 76 members from the classes of 2017 & 2018 were inducted. A tremendous congratulations to them all!

From the Office of Campus Ministry

Parent/Guardian Meeting - Kairos 89

There is a MANDATORY meeting tomorrow (Thursday 11/10) at 6:45 pm in the Carroll chapel for any parent/guardian who has a senior attending the January Kairos 89 retreat. The meeting will last one half hour and at least one parent/guardian must be in attendance. Retreatants do NOT attend this meeting. 

CarrollforCe

The next CarrollforCe ministry team meeting will be held tomorrow (Thursday 11/10) at 2:30 pm in the Campus Ministry Center (Room 222). Any student who wishes to be more involved in the leadership of our faith life at Carroll is welcome to attend.

The Kairos Retreat

Only a few spots remain for the final Kairos retreat of the year (March 14-17, 2017). Any senior wishing to attend should register THIS WEEK - Click HERE.

A fund to assist those students who are in need of financial help in order to participate in the Kairos experience continues to accept donations. If you would like to sponsor a student (total cost: $280.00) or contribute to the fund, please contact Lisa Ritter in the Tuition Office (ext. 136 or lritter@jcarroll.org).

Congratulations Tess Gibbons '17 and Aidan Doherty '20
Congratulations to our two cross country runners who qualified to represent Carroll in the PIAA State Championship meet, Tess Gibbons '17 and Aidan Doherty '20! The meet was held on Saturday 11/5 in Hershey, PA.
From the Office of Athletics

This Week's Sports Schedule

*Please note that all times are subject to change. Please check the calendar on our website or our profile on DigitalSports for the most up-to-date changes. 

Saturday, November 12 

12:00pm -  PIAA Quarter-Final vs Bishop Shanahan - Harriton High School

Tryouts for Winter Sports

Tryouts begin Friday, November 18. Students participating in a sport for the first time this school year must complete Sections 1-6 of the PIAA form. Section 6 must be filled out by your doctor AFTER June 1,2016. Any student who participated in a fall sport this school year should only complete Section 7 of the PIAA form, unless a student required medical treatment by a physician during the fall season, in which case the Athletic Office will determine whether Section 8 of the PIAA also needs to be completed by your doctor. All PIAA paperwork should be submitted to the Athletic Office. If all the necessary paperwork has been submitted, a green card will be issued to the coach. NO STUDENTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO TRY OUT FOR A SPORT WITHOUT SUBMITTING THE PROPER PIAA PAPERWORK. 

National Letter of Intent Signing Day

Wednesday, November 16th at 10:00 AM in East Gym

If your son or daughter has received an athletic scholarship, please contact the athletic department at athletics@jcarroll.org.

Reminders

Coaches Contact Information

Please contact athletics@jcarroll.org for schedule and contact information of all sports teams.

Uniforms

        Please return to respective coaches.

Carroll for the Kids 5K

Carroll of the Kids 5K is this Sunday, November 13. Click HERE for registration information. Come and support THON!

Ice Hockey Fundraiser

The Ice Hockey team is hosting a beef and beer on Saturday, December 3, 2016. It runs 7pm-10pm at Barnaby’s in Havertown. Cost is $30 per person, $50 per couple; $35 at the door. For tickets and information contact Lisa Zambella or Leslie Walker. Click HERE to view full event flyer.

Cheerleading Fundraiser

The cheerleaders are selling Carroll “Alex and Ani Style” bracelets.  Please click HERE if you are interested in this fundraiser.

NCAA Eligibility Center

Any student that plans to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level should speak to Mr. Francis Lynam or Mr. Dan Connor in the Guidance Office. Please click HERE to ensure that you are following NCAA guidelines.

Fall All Catholics

Congratulations to our student athletes who were named All Catholic!

Cross Country

Tess Gibbons - 1st team
Rebecca Clay - 2nd team

Aidan Doherty - 2nd team

Mary DeSimone - Honorable Mention

Tennis

Sarah Grosso- 2nd team

Girls’ Soccer

Bella Sorentino- 1st team
Morgan Rake- 2nd team

Rachel Matey-3rd team

Lara Ramirez-3rd team

Paige Mastripolito-3rd team

Boys’ Soccer

Vito Vincent-1st team
Sam Frederick-2nd team

Nick Booth- 3rd team

Sean Kearney-3rd team
Volleyball

Hannah Wright-1st team AND league MVP
Morgan Silks-1st team

MaryKate Painter- 1st team

Gina Custer- 2nd team

Paige Monastero- Honorable Mention

Abby Wright-  Honorable Mention

Field Hockey

Sam Swart-1st team
Maddie Sutter- 1st team

Hannah Bateman-2nd team

Carly Bateman- 2nd team
Maggie Pina- Honorable Mention
Kerry Daley- Honorable Mention

Golf

James Kelly

Football

Dhamir Ruffin- 1st team
Khadir Roberts- 2nd team
From the Office of Student Affairs

PatrioThon

Student Council is hosting a 5K on November 13th at Rose Tree Park to benefit The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Click HERE for the registration form for this great cause, or visit the website by clicking HERE.

Yearbooks

Yearbooks will be on sale for the classes of 2018, 2019, and 2020 until November 17.  The cost is now $90.  The deadline for all sales is November 17. Students can place yearbook orders in The Office of Student Affairs.  No extra copies will be available in June, so please plan accordingly. Click HERE for the order form.

Cheerleading

Archbishop Carroll’s cheerleaders are hosting a “Cheerful Girls Afternoon” for girls aged 4-12 on Sunday, November 13th from 1:30-4:00.  Click HERE to print the registration form.

ACTS Fall Show: Into the Woods

Archbishop Carroll Theatre Society presents Into the Woods as their fall production.  We invite you to attend any of our four performances- November 17th, 18th, and 19th at 7:00pm and November 20th at 2:00 pm.  Tickets are $10, and Carroll students get in free with a school ID.

From the Office of CarrollU

Daily Guidance Announcements

Students/parents/guardians are encouraged to check Daily Announcements on our website HEREThere are many Guidance announcements that may be helpful to you.

Attention Class of 2017 

Congratulations to those who have received acceptance letters to college!  Please share your acceptance letters along with any scholarship information with the Guidance Office. Thank you for your cooperation.

Please allow the Guidance Office 7-10 school days for transcript requests to process. Thank you for your cooperation.

Please note that there is a November 11th deadline in order to guarantee pre-Thanksgiving college documentation processing.  There is also a December 5th deadline in order to guarantee pre-Christmas college documentation processing.

Any student that needs their 1st quarter grades sent to colleges must stop by the guidance office.

Scholarship information is listed on Naviance under “Scholarship List”.  Students can stop by the Guidance Office for additional information.

FINANCIAL AID for the Class of 2017

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is available on-line as of October 1.  This is the basic form needed to apply for financial aid at most schools.  Please check your student’s schools of choice for other required forms and filing deadlines.  The website is www.fafsa.ed.gov.  Students, parents, and borrowers are required to use an FSA ID, made up of a username and password, to access certain U.S. Department of Education websites. Your FSA ID is used to confirm your identity when accessing your financial aid information and electronically signing your federal student aid documents. For more information please stop up to the Guidance Office or check out the PHEAA website www.PHEAA.org. 

College Essay Assistance   

Sr. Marianna Fieo is available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week in the Guidance Office to help with college essay and personal statements.  Please stop by the Guidance Office to make an appointment or email Sr. Marianna directly at mfieo@jcarroll.org.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Guidance Office at 610-688-7610 x171.

SAT Test Dates and Deadlines

  • Test Date: December 3*; Registration Deadline: November 3; Late Reg. Deadline: November 22

*Test administration at Carroll
For more information: www.collegeboard.org

Upcoming College Presentation

Monday, 11/14: Gwynedd-Mercy University & Elmira College

Tuesday, 11/15: Goldey-Beacom College & LaSalle University

  • Students MUST sign up by 6th period the day before the presentation in the Guidance Office in order to be admitted to the presentation the following day.
  • Students MUST inform their teacher prior to the college presentation.
  • Future College Presentations are listed in Naviance.  Click on the “Colleges” tab to see all of the upcoming college visits.

Philadelphia PACCAO Tour 2016

Pennsylvania Association of Catholic College Admissions Officers (PACCAO) will be coming to Carroll on Wednesday, November 16th at 11:30 in the west gym.  A list of colleges that are attending are on Carroll’s website.  Please contact the Guidance Office for more details.

Ultimate Frisbee @ Archbishop Carroll
Photo Credit: Joseph O'Donnell
From the Parents' Association

Parents' Association Meeting 

Our next Parents' Association Meeting will be Monday 11/14 from 7:00 - 8:00pm in the Curley Library. Our guest speaker will be our Director of Athletics Mr. Brady Kramer. Please come and share your thoughts with him and the Parent’s Association about our school and how we can make Carroll the best place to BE.  

Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

Scrip Program - Holiday Shopping

SAVE MONEY ON YOUR TUITION WITH HOLIDAY SHOPPING!

Scrip dates for November and December:

Scrip Orders will be processed on the following dates:

  • Thursday, November 3, 2016
  • Thursday, November 10, 2016
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016 – last day to order for Thanksgiving grocery and Black Friday Shopping. *Orders processed on this date will go home on Monday, November 21st and Tuesday, November 22nd.*
  • Thursday, December 1, 2016
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (School closed on December 8 – Holyday)
  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016 (School closed on December 15) LAST DAY TO ORDER FOR CHRISTMAS.  Orders processed on December 14 will go home on Monday, December 19 and Tuesday, December 20.
  • Thursday, January 5 – Scrip orders will begin again.

If you haven’t joined our Scrip Program yet, this is a great time of year to start saving on your tuition.  Just join our program at www.shopwithscrip.com.  Our enrollment number is 5F56DE9A823.            

ShopwithScrip has small denomination cards available at this time of year for gift giving.  They are available while supplies last, so don’t delay in ordering them.  $10 Gift Cards are available for Amazon, AMC, Applebees, CVS, IHOP, Bahama Breeze, Bone Fish Grill, Outback, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Regal and Target.  $5 Gift Cards available for Barnes & Noble, Panera, and Starbucks.            

Once you join, you will help you see how easy it is to save money on your tuition.  All you do is your normal shopping and you will see how the savings add up.

A Correction
The assistant coach for the Girls Varsity Volleyball team is Kim Downey.
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We look forward to seeing our vibrant community in action!