Sunday, April 22, 2018

Updates & Reminders: Week of April 23

25 instructional days until Memorial Day, Carroll Leaders - and 26 instructional days until EOGs begin. 

Important EOG/EOC Dates:
Wednesday, May 30 - Reading 6 & 8, Math 7
Thursday, May 31 - Math 6 & 8, Math 1, Reading 7
Friday, June 1 - Science 8

Make-Ups:
Monday, June 4 - Wednesday, June 6

Extend 1 Regional Programs Assessments:
Tuesday, May 29 - Friday, June 8

Summer Programs in Reading, Math, & Science:
Students who do not demonstrate proficiency on an EOG assessment, but who have passed their core coursework, may be selected to participate in a 5-day summer instructional program, which will enable students the opportunity to retake the EOG and progress to the next grade level course. There will be twenty spots in Reading 6, 7, & 8, Math 6, 7, & 8, and Science 8. Decisions around grade level promotion and retention will be made collaboratively, and will consider all relevant student data. 

This Week:
iReady Spring Assessments
Monday, April 23 - Reading
Tuesday, April 24 - Math

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Sneak Peek, #WeAreCarroll!

Our student leaders are putting the finishing touches on Tonight's Leadership Exhibition, International Festival, Welcome New Families, and Student-led Conferences Event --- it is going to be INCREDIBLE!!! Come hungry - we have food trucks!

#TeamKidsFirst is excited to welcome our #WeAreCarroll community from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Sneak peek...
















Monday, April 9, 2018

Buzzer (Doorbell) System

A buzzer (doorbell) system with video surveillance has been installed at our main entrance. After 7:30 a.m. each day, all visitors will need to 'buzz' for access into the building. 

Google Summit for 6th Graders

On Thursday, April 19, Google will be on campus to host Carroll's first Google Summit for 100 6th grade student leaders! Many students have already applied to participate in this exciting learning experience. If your child has not yet applied, he/she may do so here: bit.do/GoogleCMMS. Please email Mary Samuels at msamuels@wcpss.net with any questions. 

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Weekly Updates & Reminders; March 26-29

Monday, March 26: STEM SAS Day for 6th Graders
4:00 p.m. Boys' Soccer Game (Home) *This game was originally scheduled for Tuesday. 

Tuesday, March 27: 7th Grade WCPSS Performance Assessment

Thursday, March 29: Instructional Day for Staff & Students (Inclement Weather Make-up) 
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Friday, March 30 - Friday, April 6: Happy Spring Break!

Friday, April 13: Q3 Report Cards 

Tuesday, April 17: 9:00 a.m. Student-led Conferences *These were originally scheduled for March 27-29.

Wednesday, April 18: 5:30 p.m. Leadership Exhibition, Student-led Conferences, Welcome New Families Night, & International Festival

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Weekly Updates and Reminders; March 19-23

Good evening, Carroll Leaders. 😊


There are just nine days until spring break, and forty-five days until our first EOG assessment! Time is flying.

Thank you to all of our families who shared their thoughts about Carroll's calendar for next school year. The results are as follows:


Would you support replacing the six early release days in the 2018-19 calendar with teacher workdays? 
  • 157 Participants
  • 87.9% Yes
  • 12.1% No
We have submitted our proposal to the the Board of Education. They will vote on March 20.

#RelationshipsMatter! Last week, 658 of Carroll's student leaders participated in a Relationships survey; 217 6th graders, 227 7th graders, 214 8th graders.


I have positive relationships at Carroll.

  • 92.4% Yes
The teachers at Carroll care about me. 

  • 89.7% Yes
Some updates and reminders:

  • Principal's Advisory Council, Monday, March 19 
    • 2:45 p.m. in the Learning Commons
    • Agenda: Competency-Based Progress Reports

  • EOGs
    • 5/29-6/8: Extend 1 (Regional Programs)
    • 5/30: 6th & 8th Grade Reading/7th Grade Math
    • 5/31: 6th & 8th Grade Math/Math 1/7th Grade Reading
    • 6/1: 8th Grade Science
    • 6/4-6/6: Make-ups 


Have a fantastic week! 

Warmly, 
Elizabeth 😊

Monday, March 12, 2018

3-Hour Delay, March 13

WCPSS will operate on a 3-hour delay on Tuesday, March 13. Lunch will be served. Carroll's instructional day will begin at 10:30 a.m.