From the Office of CarrollU

Class of 2017

Don't miss your chance to win a "FREE" Baccalaureate/Graduation ticket!

Just bring in or e-mail your college acceptance/scholarship letters to the guidance office by 4/28/17 and your name will be entered in a drawling for the ticket.

You could be the lucky one!

The Guidance Department news is continued below.

From the Parents' Association

Upcoming Meeting

Next Parent’s Association meeting: Monday 5/8 at 7pm. We will be electing new officers for 2017-2018 school year. If you are interested in a position please contact me for information.

34th Annual Great Gatsby Gala Café

Don’t miss a fantastic evening which will benefit our school and the Dominic Coyle Memorial Fund.

Join us on Saturday, April 8, 2017 for Carroll’s 34th annual CAFÉ – Carroll’s Auction for Education.

You should have received your invitation in the mail if not purchase your tickets ahead of time by texting CAFÉ to 41444. You can prepurchase raffle tickets and pay your entrance fee all from the convenience of your cell phone!

For just $25 person ($30 at the door), join us for an evening of fantastic food and Cocktails, game tables hosted by our beloved teachers, gorgeous raffle baskets, a DJ and one of a kind live auction items.

Don’t miss the $1000 Tuition raffle! Tickets will be sold at the event.

We will be transforming our school into a Gatsby like soiree like no other.

Remember, the proceeds of this night benefit our kids. This night helps make Carroll the amazing place to be that it is. Come join us!!

From the Office of Campus Ministry

Holy Week

This upcoming Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion brings us to the most sacred week of the year. Here at Archbishop Carroll, we will be entering into these holy days through... 

  • Celebration of Holy Mass as a school community at 9:15 am on Tuesday, April 11
  • Our annual multimedia interactive Living Stations entitled “Were You There” at 8:45 am on Wednesday, April 12 
  • Celebration of Holy Mass with the West Chester University Newman Center community and visits to the repositories of the Blessed Sacrament at three area churches beginning at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 13 (anyone interested in riding the bus provided may sign up outside the Ministry Center or email

All are welcome to join us either on live stream (for Tuesday’s Mass/“Were You There”) or in person as we walk together with the Lord through his Passion, Death, and Resurrection. Know of the Archbishop Carroll community’s prayers for you and your family during this Holy Week! 

Kairos Registration: Class of 2018

Registration for all Kairos retreats for the Class of 2018 is now OPEN. Space is limited on each retreat so please sign up ASAP for whichever retreat you wish to attend. Students should make sure to discuss with their parent/guardians their intention to register before doing so, ensuring that the dates they sign up for are free on their personal/family calendar. Please note that this year there are a limited number of open spaces on the June Kairos retreat, in addition to those invitations which have been extended. Members of the Class of 2018 can register by clicking HERE.

Girls DMR Finish 3rd at the Haverford Invitational
Pictured: Tess Gibbons, Lauren Nigro, Carly Bateman and Maeve Buchanan.
From the Office of Tuition

2017-2018 Financial Aid


In order to be considered for tuition assistance for the 2017-2018 academic year, you must complete the Smart Aid application found on our website, or at  The only documentation required is your 2016 tax return, which must be submitted with your application.   Awards are contingent upon receipt and verification of the tax return.  No tuition assistance will be awarded without a completed, verified Smart Aid application.    **Families who currently receive tuition assistance for the 2016/2017 school year must complete the 2017/2018 application IMMEDIATELY.  Tuition Assistance will not be granted without the completed, verified Smart Aid application. To simplify the process, those families who applied for 2016-2017, need only do the following:

  1. Login to with the username and password from 2016/2017.
  2. Update your information.
  3. Submit the application with the $25 processing fee.
  4. Upload your 2016 tax return with your completed application.

Athletic Fees

Athletic fees for fall and winter sports should be paid in full by now, as they were due on your Smart Tuition account in October and January.  Billing for athletic fees for spring sports is included with your April invoice.  Please note that there was a billing issue and some invoices were sent prior to the addition of the athletic fees.  You  should have received a revised invoice from Smart Tuition once the fee was added.  Please review your Smart tuition account.  If you have already paid your April invoice, please check your account to make sure you have included payment for the spring sports fee. If not, please remit payment by the due date. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by this issue.  

AP Test Fee

Students currently enrolled in AP classes are required to take the AP test given in April and May. The AP test fee is $95 per course.   Billing for this fee is included in your April invoice. Please note there was a billing issue and some invoices were sent prior to the addition of AP test fees.  You should have received a revised invoice from Smart Tuition once the fee was added. Please review your Smart Tuition account. If you have already paid your April invoice, please check your account to make sure you included payment for the AP test fees. If not, please remit payment by the due date. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by this issue.     

Registration Fee Upper Class 2017-2018

The $225 re-registration fee upper class 17/18 was included with your February Smart Tuition bill and should be paid by now, as the students in the current freshman, sophomore and junior classes have chosen their courses for the 2017/2018 academic year.                                                                             

Thank you for your commitment to Archbishop John Carroll High School.

From the Office of CarrollU (cont.)

Congratulations to Katherine Hageney!

Congratulations to Katherine Hageney who was recognized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for outstanding performance among Pennsylvanians on the College Board SAT or the ACT test.

Congratulations to Darius Peterson!

Congratulations to Darius Peterson who was selected as a 2016 school winner for outstanding achievement by the Wendy’s High School Heisman organization.

Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship for current juniors (Class of 2018) who are Scholar-Athletes

Applications for the Wendy's Heisman Scholarship are now available for the class of 2018. Current juniors who are scholar-athletes with a 3.0 GPA, involved in their community and school should apply.  100 scholarships will be given out ranging from $1,000-$10,000.  To apply, go to  Deadline to apply is October 2, 2017.

Scholarship from Women’s Club of Upper Merion

The Women's Club of Upper Merion is offering at least a $700 scholarship to seniors residing within the Upper Merion Area school district  who have enrolled at an accredited school. The primary criteria for selection is academic achievement with preference given to applicants who demonstrate financial need.  Stop by Guidance for an application.  Deadline to apply is April 24, 2017.

Career and Technical Scholarship from Horatio Alger Association

The Horatio Alger Association is offering a career and technical scholarship to seniors who intend to pursue education at a community college or technical school in Fall 2017.  Students must demonstrate financial need and be a U.S. citizen.  To apply, go to  Deadline to apply is June 15, 2017.

Scholarship from Havertown Optimist Club

The Havertown Optimist Club is offering a $2,000 scholarship to two (2) high school seniors who are full time residents of Haverford Township. An essay is required.  Stop by Guidance for an application.  Deadline to apply is April 21, 2017.

Best Mattress Reviews Scholarship

Best Mattress Reviews is offering a one-time $1,000 scholarship to promote sleep awareness and is for seniors who plan to attend college, who must be a U.S. citizen and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  To apply go to  Deadline to apply is May 19, 2017.

Sawyer Foundation Scholarship

The Sawyer Foundation has announced $5,000 in scholarship awards to sophomores, juniors and seniors in Southeastern Pennsylvania.  Students must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. A 500 word  essay is the only requirement.  To apply, go HEREDeadline to apply is May 30, 2017.

Summer Internship

The Uncommon Individual Foundation located in Devon and Point Breeze is sponsoring a summer internship as an Entrepreneur Associate Assistant for self-motivated high school students (rising juniors, current juniors and seniors)  who have the ability to commute to one or both office locations on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.  Students need a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a letter of recommendation is preferred.  The position's  main role is to support college interns by working on projects for participants within the Entrepreneur Mentoring Program.  If interested, stop by Guidance.

Main Line College Fair

The Main Line Regional College Fair will be held on Monday, May 15th (Please note - this date is a change from the calendar)  at Villanova University from 6:30-9:00 pm at the Pavilion.  For more information and to see the list of colleges, click HERE.

Dunkin’ Donuts Scholarship

Dunkin' Donuts is holding their 8th annual Philadelphia Regional scholarship program. Applicants must be seniors who demonstrate "well-rounded" character: positive academic record, demonstrated leadership, commitment to school and community activities, and experience in a work environment.   Online applications will be open from March 1, 2017 through April 15, 2017.  To apply, click HERE.

Free Camp College at Allegheny and Albright Colleges

Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) is offering free camps at Allegheny and Albright Colleges for rising seniors and juniors.  Participants will learn about all aspects of the college search and application process,  experience life in the residence halls, etc.  To apply, click HERE

Assumption College - Pre-College summer program

Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts is sponsoring a pre-college summer program.  This six-day program gives select rising high school seniors an opportunity to gain firsthand experience of studying the Humanities in a college environment.  This summer's program will run from June 25-30.  For more information, click HERE.

Free Educational Summer Camp for Minority High School Students

Applications are now being accepted for the Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.  This program is a FREE in-residence summer camp for minority high school students who wish to explore the pursuit of a college degree in accounting and/or business.  This camp is for sophomores, juniors and seniors who hold a 3.0 GPA.  Applications will be accepted through May 19, 2017.  To apply, go to and google ACAP.


Temple’s Summer  Owl Leadership Experience (SOLE) is a 3 week academic summer program that helps rising juniors and seniors get a head start on college with credit courses and an inside look at being a leader in different fields of study.  Stop by Guidance Office for more information.

Finer Womanhood Award Scholarship

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is offering the Finer Womanhood award  for $500.00 to African-American female seniors who live in Delaware County, have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, who are actively involved in the community and who will be attending a four-year institution.  Stop by Guidance for an application.

Summer Leadership Academy at Mercy College

Mercy College in New York is holding a summer leadership academy for current juniors with an interest in business, who have a 3.5 GPA, demonstrated leadership activities and strong public speaking skills.  If interested, stop by Guidance.

Summer Enrichment Program

Write your Future is holding a summer enrichment program in July and August.  This summer writing course is open to 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students.  It is a two-week program that brings students to a local university or college campus where they will receive instruction from excellent volunteer professors and lecturers.  Students can apply online at

Music Scholarships at Eastern University

Eastern University is offering music scholarships up to full-tuition for four years as a music major.  For more information, click HERE.

Main Line Martin Luther King Association Scholarship

The Main Line Martin Luther King Association is now accepting applications for scholarships for the next college year.  Applicants must write a 500-word essay on community service and be recommended by a counselor, religious or community leader.  Stop by Guidance for an application.  Deadline to apply is April 15, 2017.

College Board & Khan Academy

Students are encouraged to link their College Board and Khan Academy accounts to access personalized SAT practice based on your PSAT/NMSQT results. Learn more: click HERE.

Daily Guidance Announcements

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

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

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  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: HERE

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

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

Upcoming College Presentations

  • Stony Brook University - Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:15a
  • University of Scranton - Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

Carroll Students Join Mrs. Judy Owens at St. Phillip Neri to Judge Science Fair
Pictured (L to R): Michael Sponholtz '19, Daniel Fohner '19, Michael Quagliariello '17, Kristin Long '18
#CarrollScience #CarrollCares
From the Office of Student Affairs

Junior Prom and Ring Mass

The class of 2018 will receive their class rings on Friday, April 7 at 9:30 am in the school auditorium. The day will begin with the Junior Ring Liturgy (we'll also LiveStream the event - click HERE to view) and light refreshments will follow in the east gym. Parents and guests are invited to attend.  All members of the class of 2018, even if they did not order a ring, are welcome to attend the liturgy.  Any student planning to attend the prom is reminded that attendance is mandatory at the class liturgy to attend the prom. 

Senior Prom

The Senior Prom will be held at Rivercrest Golf Club in Phoenixville on May 5 from 7-11.  Tickets are $200 per couple and will be on sale on April 19th and 20th in the cafeteria.  The last day to purchase a ticket to the Senior Prom is April 28th.  Information and parental permission forms were distributed to seniors last week and are available by clicking HERE.  All financial and discipline holds must be addressed prior to purchasing a prom ticket.  The prom agreement must also be signed and turned in when purchasing a ticket.  It is our hope that the seniors have a pleasant and safe evening of enjoyment at their prom.  

Career Day

Career Day is an event hosted by the National Honor Society every year. This day provides an opportunity for students to get a feel for various professions and fields as they work towards their futures. The Career Day Committee is currently in the process of looking for Carroll alumni and friends who would be willing to speak and share their time with our current students about their respective careers. We are asking for your help in making Career Day 2017 a success. This year, Career Day is scheduled for Friday, April 21, 2017. If you can join us for the full day or part of the day we would be happy to host you.  

If you are interested in participating, please go to and look in the upper right hand corner. There is a form embedded on the page that you may fill in.  The password to get to the form is johncarroll. Please return this form no later than March 31. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our co-moderator, Charmaine Gates at

Graduation and Handicapped Seating Information

Please send your requests for handicapped seating at Graduation in writing to The Office of Student Affairs by May 1. Cabrini has designated spots for handicapped parking on their campus.  As a reminder, graduates receive 2 tickets to the Baccalaureate Mass and 7 tickets (2 reserved and 5 general admission) to Graduation.  Any handicapped seating for Graduation needed is for our own floor-planning purposes and will not affect the quantity or type of tickets you receive for Graduation. 

ACTS Presents: Seussical

This Spring, Archbishop Carroll Theatre Society will present Ahrens & Flaherty's Seussical! Seussical focus on the characters from such beloved books as Horton Hears a Who, The Cat in the Hat, and others! 

The show runs April 27, 28 & 29 at 7:00pm and April 30 at 2:00pm. Archbishop Carroll students receive one free ticket with a valid student ID. Tickets are $10 general admission.

From the Office of Athletics

Upcoming 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.

Wednesday, April 5 

3:00pm - Boys Varsity Tennis at LaSalle - La Salle College High School
3:45pm -
Girls Varsity Lacrosse at Saint Hubert - St. Hubert Catholic High School
4:00pm - JV Baseball vs. LaSalle - Archbishop Carroll High School
4:00pm - Varsity Baseball at LaSalle - La Salle College High School
4:00pm - Freshman Baseball at LaSalle - La Salle College High School

Thursday, April 6 

3:45pm - Girls Varsity Lacrosse at Lansdale Catholic - Lansdale Catholic High School
3:45pm - JV Softball vs. Saint Hubert - Archbishop Carroll High School
3:45pm - Boys Varsity Lacrosse at Saint Joe's Prep - Saint Josephs Prep School
3:45pm - Freshman Baseball at Haverford High - Lynwood Elementary School
3:45pm - Varsity Softball vs. Saint Hubert - St. Hubert Catholic High School
5:15pm - Girls JV Lacrosse at Lansdale Catholic - Lansdale Catholic High School
5:15pm - Boys JV Lacrosse at Saint Josephs Prep - St Joseph's Preparatory School

Saturday, April 8 (A big day for HOME GAMES)

10:00am - Boys Varsity Track - TFCAofGP Invitational - Coatesville Senior High School
11:00am - Girls Varsity Lacrosse vs. Downingtown West - Archbishop Carroll High School
12:00pm - Varsity Baseball vs. The Haverford School - Archbishop Carroll High School
1:00pm - Girls Varsity Track - Delco Relays - Haverford High School
1:00pm - Girls JV Lacrosse vs. Downingtown West - Archbishop Carroll High School
3:00pm - Boys Varsity Lacrosse vs. Unionville HS - Archbishop Carroll High School
3:00pm - JV Baseball vs. The Haverford School - Archbishop Carroll High School

Monday, April 10 

3:30pm - Boys Varsity Track - PCL 2 - Cardinal O'Hara High School
4:00pm - JV Baseball at. Bishop McDevitt - Bishop McDevitt High School
4:00pm - Varsity Baseball vs. Bishop McDevitt - Archbishop Carroll High School
4:00pm - Freshman Baseball at Father Judge - Ramp Playground Solly Ave

Tuesday, April 11 

3:30pm - Girls Varsity Track - PCL 2 - Cardinal O'Hara High School
3:45pm - Varsity Softball at Conwell-Egan Catholic - Conwell Egan
3:45pm - JV Softball at Conwell-Egan Catholic - Conwell Egan 
3:45pm - Girls Varsity Lacrosse at Archbishop Ryan - Archbishop Ryan
5:15pm - Girls JV Lacrosse at Archbishop Ryan - Archbishop Ryan

Wednesday, April 12 

3:45pm - Boys Varsity Lacrosse vs. Archbishop Wood - Archbishop Carroll High School
4:00pm - Varsity Baseball vs. Bonner/Prendergast - Archbishop Carroll High School
4:00pm - Freshman Baseball at Bonner/Prendergast - Dermond Field Tot Lot
4:00pm - JV Baseball at Bonner/Prendergast - Bonner/Prendergast
5:15pm - Boys JV Lacrosse vs. Archbishop Wood - Archbishop Carroll High School

** Good luck to all of our teams on the road as well! Lots of games this week, prayers for great weather and lots of wins!! GO PATRIOTS!!!


Sunday looks like a beautiful day to be out on the water!! Go check out the Carroll crew team competing on the Schuylkill River at Kelly Drive. Great competition you won’t want to miss!

All day event with races to begin around 9:00am with the girls racing in the morning, and boys racing in the afternoon. 

Track and Field

Big events coming up this week!! Good luck everyone!

  • Saturday April 8 - 9:00am - boys at Coatesville 
  • Saturday April 8 - 12:00pm - girls at Haverford High
  • Monday April 10 - 3:00pm - boys at O’Hara
  • Tuesday April 11 - 3:00pm - girls at O’Hara

Ultimate Frisbee

The team’s really been working hard out there! Wishing good luck to them in their upcoming games:

  • Thursday April 6 - 3:45pm at Holy Ghost
  • Saturday April 8 - all day tournament at North Penn
  • Monday April 10 - 3:45pm vs. Methacton at Carroll - HOME GAME!!
  • Tuesday April 18 - 3:45pm at Upper Merion
  • Wednesday April 19 - 3:45pm at Masterman




We are STILL missing uniforms here in the athletic office. Seniors, as we are getting very close to graduation, it is crucial you turn in any uniforms you still have as this is a requirement if you’d like to receive your diploma. Please turn in all uniforms to the athletic office in a bag labeled with your name.


Happy Masters Week!!

A message from golf coach, Mike Owsik: “Anyone interested in trying out for the 2017 golf team should contact Coach Owsik at email address  The team will start voluntary training sessions in the beginning of May.  Tryouts will be in August.” 


Archbishop Carroll Cheerleaders welcome you to participate in their open gyms every Tuesday night.  Times will run 6:30-8:30pm.  Work on stunts, tumbling, conditioning, and jumps! Come one, come all.  *8th-11th graders interested in joining the squad for 2017-2018 are strongly encouraged to attend.  8th graders must be from a diocesan feeder school.  To RSVP for these Open Gyms or if you have any questions, please email Coach Alison Reynolds at  Evaluation dates will be announced soon!

Cabrini Baseball

Interested in checking out some college baseball this week? Check out the Cabrini Cavaliers this weekend playing home here at Carroll!

Sunday - April 9th against Centenary @ 2:00pm - GO CABRINI!!!

Other News in Athletics


Due to the weather, case delivery is pushed back slightly. Stay tuned! Again, thanks to all who purchased a phone case and thank you for your patience!

Spring Coach Contacts

Boys Lacrosse

Please contact Coach Wiles at for information regarding the team.

Girls Lacrosse

Please contact Coach Beers at for information regarding the team.

Girls Softball

Please contact Coach Machalette at for information regarding the team.

Boys Baseball

Please contact Coach Costanzo at for information regarding the team.

Boys Tennis

Please contact Coach Kramer at for information regarding the team.


Please contact Coach Gennaro at for information regarding the team.

Track and Field

Please contact Coach Llerandi at for information regarding the teams.


Archbishop Carrol High School uses to share all important information related to our athletic teams. is where you can see all upcoming events, sign up to receive email alerts of any schedule changes, and access complete team schedules. Please become familiar with our Digital Sports website, as there are many other features available to you.  

From the Office of Communication


Our LiveStreaming site is now live on our website and can be found HERE. There is also a link on our homepage in the QuickLink section, underneath the banner.

Archbishop Carroll will livestream all community masses, as well as select assemblies, athletic events and artistic events.

The livestream calendar for the rest of the 2016-2017 academic year is:

April 7, 2017 – Ring Mass @ 9:30am
April 11 – Holy Week Mass @ 9:15am
April 12 – “Were You There?” Assembly @ 9:00am
April 12 – Boys Lacrosse vs. Archbishop Wood 3:45pm
April 25 – Girls Varsity Lacrosse vs. Bonner/Prendie @ 3:45pm
April 27 – Varsity Softball vs. Bishop McDevitt @ 3:45pm
May 8 – Varsity Baseball vs. Roman Catholic 4:00pm
May 9 – Girls Varsity Lacrosse vs. Cardinal O’Hara 3:45pm
May 19 – May Crowning Mass @ 9:15am
May 21 – Band Concert @ 7:00pm
May 22 – Chorus Concert @ 7:00pm
May 23 – Mr. Patriot Assembly @ 1:30pm
June 6 – Baccalaureate Mass @ 7:00pm
June 7 – Commencement @ 11:00am
June 15 – Closing Mass @ 9:00am 

Crew Team Fundraiser
Join us for a fundraiser to support Carroll’s Crew Team at:

309 East Lancaster Avenue, Wayne PA (next to Anthony’s Pizza)
Wednesday, April 5th  2 – 9pm

Make sure you tell the cashier you’re supporting Carroll’s Crew Team
so that a portion of the proceeds are donated  to Carroll Crew.
We appreciate your support!
From the Nurse's Office

New Vaccination Requirements for 2017-2018 School Year

All NEW students to Carroll and all Juniors are required to submit a record of immunizations along with a physical by the first day of school. 

Please check with your physician to see if your child is required to get another MCV/Polio Vaccine.

Please email with any questions.

Summer Camps at Archbishop Carroll

Summer is fast approaching and we are busy getting our summer camps together to make them the best experience possible for your children. Registration forms are now available on the website under the athletics tab and at the school.

We will be offering all camps for $150 if the registration is received by March 26, 2017.   Please visit our website to register for one of our amazing camps

Want to contribute to The Patriot Post?
We are always on the lookout for a story or photo that celebrates and highlights Archbishop Carroll and our community. If you want to submit material for the next edition of The Patriot Post, please email

We look forward to seeing our vibrant community in action!