From the Office of Campus Ministry

Kairos Registration

Registration for the upcoming Kairos LXXXVIII (October 18-21) retreat will close Sunday, August 21. Seniors who wish to register for this retreat or the following January and March Kairos retreats can click HERE to sign up. 

October Kairos retreatants will be notified via email of their confirmation for the upcoming retreat and parents/guardians will also be contacted via email regarding the date/time of the mandatory informational meeting for parents/guardians.

From the Tuition Office

2016/2017 Rosters

In order to receive your student’s roster, you are reminded that your Smart Tuition payments must be paid up to date.  Please check your Smart account and, if necessary, make  the  payments to get caught up immediately, as rosters are scheduled to be mailed on Friday, August 19, 2016.  Rosters will not be released until your payments are current.  No exceptions will be made to this Archdiocesan policy. Thank you for your cooperation.  

2016/2017 Smart Tuition Accounts

Please be aware that your account number has changed slightly in 16-17 for the change in school years. The middle digits will change (in bold). For example, if your family ID# was 1234515000789, it will become 1234516000789. If you are using an online bill pay service or mail your own checks, please update the account information.

From the Office of CarrollU

College Financial Aid Night

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 7p.m.
Location: Auditorium

All are welcome.  Senior students (Class of 2017) and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.

Class of 2018

Please use your NAVIANCE account to start your resume and to complete the “Career Interest Profile” found under the “assessment” tab.  Also, if you have not done so already, open a Kahn Academy account at and get your individualized “study guide” to prep for the 2016 PSAT. 

SAT Test Dates and Deadlines

  • Test Date: October 1*; Registration Deadline: September 1; Late Reg. Deadline: September 20
  • Test Date: November 5; Registration Deadline: October 7; Late Reg. Deadline: October 25
  • Test Date: December 3*; Registration Deadline: November 3; Late Reg. Deadline: November 22

*Test administration at Carroll
For more information:

ACT Test Dates and Deadlines

  • Test Date: October 22*; Registration Deadline: September 16; Late Reg. Deadline: September 17-30

*Test administration at Carroll
For more information:

**The CarrollU Office will reopen on Monday, August 22, 2016.**

From the Office of Student Affairs

Day One

Day One, our orientation for Freshman and Transfer students is on Wednesday, August 31. This orientation is a great opportunity to meet new classmates, meet some of our upperclassmen and student ambassadors, tour our campus and become familiar with your class schedule.

Day One begins at 2:00pm. A barbeque for families will be provided afterward from 5:00pm-7:00pm. To view the full flyer, please click HERE.

Senior Portraits

Last call for senior portrait re-takes. If your child requires a re-take for a senior portrait, appointments can be scheduled directly through the Lifetouch office in Bensalem by calling 1(800) 687-9327. This must be done by August to ensure that the picture will be included in next year's yearbook.

Archbishop Carroll Theatre Society Auditions

ACTS is thrilled to announce that our Fall production will be Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods.

Auditions for Into the Woods will be on Thursday August 18th, beginning at 3:00pm, in the Auditorium. Callbacks will be the following day, August 19, in the auditorium. Rehearsals will begin Monday, August 22. Production dates are November 17, 18, 19 & 20.

For auditions, please prepare 16-32 bars of a song that highlights your vocal part. Sondheim's style is specific and unique, so please choose a song that fits Sondheim's style. Sheet music is preferred, as an accompanist will be provided, but it is not mandatory. Also, please wear or bring clothes that allow movement, as there may be a choreography section of the audition.

If you have any questions please e-mail acts@jcarroll.orgClick HERE for more show info. A list of Stephen Sondeim's work can be found HERE.

From the Mathematics Department

All students of math are required to have a graphing calculator such as Ti-83, Ti-84 plus, Ti-84 silver. A phone is not a calculator and will not be permitted.

All students taking Honors Geometry should have a summer packet. All students taking Calculus should have a summer packet.

Summer packets are due the first day of school.

From the Nurse's Office

Mandatory Physical Examination

Archbishop Carroll High School requires a physical examination, including all immunizations, for all new students to Carroll (Class of 2020 and Transfer Students) and all eleventh graders (Class of 2018).  Physical Examination forms are due before the first day of school this September 2016; however, I will accept physicals NOW for next year.  Examinations done by a family physician within one year prior to the opening of the school term are acceptable by state regulations.  Please note, the sports physical [PIAA] form IS NOT interchangeable with the Health Office physical form.  

Please keep me informed of any medical changes, treatments or immunizations that your child has received, so that his/her health record is current.  Up-to-date information is essential in an emergency situation.  

It is advisable for any parent whose child has specific health concerns to schedule an appointment or have a phone conversation with me before the start of school. Any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me by phone or e-mail:

Click HERE to access the physical form. You can also download it from our website.  Click on the Nurse tab of the menu and download the physical form.

From International Education Opportunities

Global Connections, the homestay division of International Education Opportunities, is seeking Archbishop Carroll families to become hosts for our international students during the 2016-2017 school year!  

Sharing your home with an international student is an excellent way for you and your family to learn about a new culture while sharing your family traditions with someone new. Host families are paid $1,100/month to help offset the cost of having another person in the household. 

Hosts are asked to treat students like members of their own families and to involve them in the daily routine of the home.  Hosts provide a private bedroom, meals, and school transportation. Most importantly, they are expected to provide a stable, caring environment.

Short term hosting opportunities are also available.

To learn more or to apply directly:
Please email or call 215-259-4055.

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