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Cycle Bulletin

John Carroll School operates on an eight-day rotation.  Below you will find information on events happening in the next few days.  This bulletin is published every A Day.

November 9 -  November 20

Thursday, November 9th – A Day – Normal Bell

  • Thanksgiving Patriots “CAN DO” food drive continues!  Please drop off your canned goods to Room 208 in the morning.
  • Fall Signing Day – 7:30 a.m. – Brown Room

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 3:45 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Brown Room

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences – 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 10th – B Day – Special Bell – Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.

  • College, Conversation and Coffee – 7:30 a.m. – Brown Room

  • Thanksgiving Patriots “CAN DO” food drive continues!  Please drop off your canned goods to Room 208 in the morning.

  • Band & Jazz Band Field Trip – Performance at St. Margaret School

  • NAHS Field Trip – NYC – 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Lifetouch Makeup/Retake Picture Day – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. - Upper Gym

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 3:45 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Brown Room

Saturday, November 11th

  • Dance Concert – 2 p.m. - Auditorium

Sunday, November 12th

  • Field Trip – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – NYC - 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

  • Junior Retreat #4 – Msgr.O’Dwyer Retreat House – 2 p.m. departure

Monday, November 13th – C Day – Normal Bell

  • Thanksgiving Patriots “CAN DO” food drive continues!  Please drop off your canned goods to Room 208 in the morning.

  • Junior Retreat #4 returns around 3:30 p.m.

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 3:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. - Auditorium

Tuesday, November 14th – D Day – Early Dismissal Bell

  • Thanksgiving Patriots “CAN DO” food drive continues!  Please drop off your canned goods to Room 208 in the morning.

  • Faculty Meeting - 2:30 p.m. – Brown Room

  • SGA Meeting - 2:30 p.m. – Auditorium

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. - Auditorium

  • Costa Rica Trip Parent Meeting – 7 p.m. – Room 312

Wednesday, November 15th – E Day – Normal Bell

  • Thanksgiving Patriots “CAN DO” food drive continues!  Please drop off your canned goods to Room 208 in the morning.

  • Lessons of the Shoah Holocaust Program – 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • Dance Program Field Trip to NYC

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 3:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. - Auditorium

Thursday, November 16th – F Day – Normal Bell

  • Thanksgiving Patriots “CAN DO” food drive continues!  Please drop off your canned goods to Room 208 in the morning.

  • Academic Council – 3 p.m. – Brown Room

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. - Auditorium

Friday, November 17th – G Day – Normal Bell

  • Last day for the Thanksgiving Patriots “CAN DO” food drive!

  • Parent Association Bull and Oyster Roast – 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Richlin Ballroom.  Visit https://johncarroll.org/node/22239 for ticket information.

Saturday, November 18th

  • Middle School Academic Tournament – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. - Auditorium

Sunday, November 19th

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. - Auditorium

Monday, November 20th – H Day – Community Bell

  • Thanksgiving Prayer Service – 9:40 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. – Upper Gym

  • Fashion Show Committee Meeting – 6:30 p.m. – Brown Room

Please visit http://johncarrollsports.com/composite for more information on athletic events.

Future Events

  • Tuesday, November 21st and Wednesday, November 22nd – Variety Show Performances – 7 p.m. – Auditorium
  • Wednesday, November 22nd – Friday, November 24th – Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Tuesday, November 28th – Quarter 2 - Mid quarter reports
  • Wednesday, November 29th – D Day – Early Dismissal bell
  • Saturday, December 2nd – Christmas Bazaar 

October 30 - November 8

Monday, October 30th – A Day – Normal Bell

Tuesday, October 31st – B Day – Normal Bell – Happy Halloween!

  • Grades downloaded at 8:30 a.m.

  • Sophomore Retreat #11 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church

Wednesday, November 1st – C Day – COMMUNITY Bell

  • WOW School Day Field trip – Notre Dame of Maryland University

  • All Saints Day Mass – 9:40 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. – Upper Gym

Thursday, November 2nd – D Day – Special Bell – NO early dismissal

  • Play Preview for entire school – 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Auditorium

  • Grease matinee for local elementary/middle schools – 10 a.m. – Auditorium

  • Junior Ring Order Day 2 – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Courtyard lobby

Friday, November 3rd – NO CLASSES –  No E Day this cycle

  • Grease matinee for local elementary/middle schools – 10 a.m. – Auditorium

  • Opening night – Grease – 7 p.m. – Auditorium (Visit https://johncarroll.org/node/22246 for ticket information)

Saturday, November 4th

  • Moot Court Tournament Field trip – University of Maryland

  • SATs – 8 a.m.

  • Grease – 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. – Auditorium.  Alumni Night Reception – 5:30 p.m. Brown Room. (Visit https://johncarroll.org/node/22246 for ticket information)

  • Daylight savings – don't forget to turn back the clock!

Sunday, November 5th

  • Grease – 1 p.m. - Auditorium (Visit https://johncarroll.org/node/22246 for ticket information)

  • Junior Retreat #3 – Msgr.O’Dwyer Retreat House – 2 p.m. departure

Monday, November 6th – F Day – Normal Bell

  • Freshman Class Breakfast – 7:30 – 7:55 a.m. – Brown Room

  • First day of winter sports

  • Junior Retreat #3 returns around 3:30 p.m.

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 3:45 p.m. – 6 p.m. - Auditorium

Tuesday, November 7th – G Day – Normal Bell

  • Juniors & Seniors 1st Quarter Honors Awards Breakfast – 7:30 a.m. – 7:55 a.m. – Upper Gym

  • Dress Down Day - $2 – to raise funds for JC Service Learning projects

  • Sophomore Retreat #12 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church

  • Weekly Mass – Mod 4 – Chapel

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 3:45 p.m. – 6 p.m. - Auditorium

Wednesday, November 8th – H Day – NORMAL Bell

  • Thanksgiving Patriots “CAN DO” food drive begins!

  • Freshmen & Sophomores 1st Quarter Honors Awards Breakfast – 7:30 a.m. – 7:55 a.m. – Upper Gym

  • Welcome Wednesday for Prospective Families – 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Brown Room

  • Variety Show Rehearsal – 3:45 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Brown Room

  • NCAA College Night – 7 p.m. – Brown Room

  • Parent Association Meeting – 7 p.m. – Media Center - All parents are welcome to attend.

Please visit http://johncarrollsports.com/composite for more information on athletic events.

Future Events

  • Thursday, November 9 - Dress Down Day – 1st Quarter Honors students
  • Thursday, November 9 – Parent Conferences – 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, November 10 – Special bell – Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • Friday, November 10 – Picture retake/makeup – Upper Gym
  • Friday, November 10 – College, Conversation and Coffee – 7:30 a.m. – Brown Room
  • Saturday, November 11 – Dance Concert - 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 12 – Junior Retreat #4
  • Wednesday, November 15 – Lessons of the Shoah
  • Friday, November 17 – Parent Association Bull and Oyster Roast – 7 p.m. – Richlin Ballroom

October 18 - October 29

Wednesday, October 18th – A Day – Normal Bell

  • Jostens graduation order day for seniors – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Courtyard lobby

  • Parent Association meeting – Brown Room – 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Brown Room – All parents are welcome to attend.

Thursday, October 19th – B Day – Normal Bell

  • Sophomore Retreat #9 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church

  • Freshman Class Vice President speeches during advisory – Auditorium

  • Jostens graduation order day for seniors – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Courtyard lobby

  • Academic Council - 3 p.m. – Brown Room

  • PAL Meeting – 6 p.m. – Brown Room

Friday, October 20th – C Day – Normal Bell

  • Picture Makeup/Retakes – Upper Gym – during free mods

  • Parent Association Happy Hour – 4-7 p.m – Independent Brewing Company

Saturday, October 21st 

Sunday, October 22nd 

  • Junior Retreat #2 – Msgr.O’Dwyer Retreat House – 2:00 p.m. departure

  • Open House Tour Guide Training – 4 p.m. – Brown Room

 Monday, October 23rd – D Day – Early Dismissal Bell

  • Faculty Meeting – 2:30 p.m. – Brown Room

  • Open House Tour Guide Training – 3 p.m. – Media Center

  • Junior Retreat #2 returns around 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 24th – E Day – Normal Bell

Wednesday, October 25th – F Day – Normal Bell

Thursday, October 26th – G Day – Normal Bell

  • End of Quarter 1

  • Junior Ring Order Day – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Courtyard lobby

  • Sophomore Retreat #10 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church

Friday, October 27th – H Day – SPECIAL Bell

  • Quarter 2 begins

  • Special bell – 1:30 p.m. dismissal for students – Open House setup

Saturday, October 28th

  • Open House – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Staff should plan to be here from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Sunday, October 29th

  • Meet the President and Principal Mass and Brunch – 10 a.m. – Chapel and Courtyard

Please visit http://johncarrollsports.com/composite for more information on athletic events.

Future Events

  • October 30 – November 17 - Thanksgiving Patriot “Can DO” Food Drive
  • Wednesday, November 1 - All Saints Day Mass
  • Thursday, November 2 – NO early dismissal – Play Preview
  • November 3- 5 - Grease, the Musical
  • Saturday, November 4 – SATs
  • Thursday, November 9 – Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 4 - October 17

Wednesday, October 4th – A Day – Normal Bell

  • Junior Parent College Night – Part I – 7:00 p.m. – Brown Room

Thursday, October 5th – B Day – Special Bell

  • Powderpuff Game – 2:20 p.m. – Stadium Field – Students will be called to the Stadium at the end of mod 9.
  • Hall of Fame Dinner – 7:00 p.m. – Upper Gym
  • Freshman Dinner Planning Meeting – 6:00 p.m. – Room 204

Friday, October 6th – C Day – Special Bell

  • Junior Retreat permission slips due!
  • Pep Rally – 1:35 p.m. – Upper Gym – Students will be called to the Upper Gym at the end of mod 9.
  • Alumni Tailgate – 5:30 p.m. - please visit https://johncarroll.org/homecoming for more information on Homecoming Weekend.
  • Homecoming Football Game vs. St. Mary’s – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 7th

  • SATs – 8:00 a.m.
  • Fall Sports Alumni Games – 11:00 a.m.
  • Homecoming Dance – 7:00 p.m. – Upper Gym
  • Class Reunions – please visit https://johncarroll.org/reunion for more information.

Monday, October 9th – SCHOOL AND OFFICES CLOSED

Tuesday, October 10th – D Day – Early Dismissal Bell

  • Sophomore Retreat #6 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church
  • Mass - mod 4 – Chapel – all are welcome!
  • Department Meetings – 2:30 p.m.
  • Freshman Class Dinner and Auction – 6:00 p.m. – Upper Gym

Wednesday, October 11th – PSAT Testing

  • 10th and 11th graders will take the PSAT test and 9th graders will take the PSAT 8/9 test. Both tests will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end around 12:30 p.m. Students should only bring #2 pencils and a calculator to school. All 9-11 grade students will pre-register for the test before 10/11, and will be given information about the test beforehand. Seniors do not have school on PSAT day.

Thursday, October 12th – E Day – Normal Bell

  • Sophomore Retreat #7 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church

Friday, October 13th – F Day – Normal Bell

Sunday, October 15th

  • Junior Retreat #1 – Msgr.O’Dwyer Retreat House – 2:00 p.m. departure

Monday, October 16th – G Day – Normal Bell

  • Junior Retreat #1 returns around 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 17th – H Day – Normal Bell

  • Sophomore Retreat #8 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church

Please visit http://johncarrollsports.com/composite for more information on athletic events.

Future Events

  • Friday, October 20th - Picture Makeup Day
  • Sunday, October 22nd – Junior Retreat #2
  • Thursday, October 26th – Quarter 1 ends
  • Thursday, October 26th – Junior Ring Order Day
  • Saturday, October 28th – Open House – 11:00 a.m.

September 21 - October 3

Thursday, September 21st – A Day – Normal Bell

  • Sophomore Retreat #5 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church
  • We will host our first group of Future Patriots from 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
  • Back to School Night – 6 p.m. – Auditorium and Classrooms

Friday, September 22nd – No classes

  • Senior Unity Day – 8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • Faculty Professional Day – 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Monday, September 25th – B Day – Normal Bell

  • Junior Retreat Registration will take place beginning at 7:30 PM. Every Junior will receive an email with a link to the registration page.

Tuesday, September 26th – C Day – Normal Bell

  • Quarter 1 – Mid quarter reports – 8:30 a.m.
  • Newseum field trip for journalism, yearbook and TV production classes – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 27th – D Day - Early Dismissal

  • Senior Panoramic Picture – 1:10 p.m. – Seniors will be called to the stadium near the end of mod 8.
  • SGA General Assembly meeting – 2:30 p.m. – Auditorium
  • Department Meetings – 2:30 p.m.
  • Senior Portraits - Brown Room - 3 p.m.
  • Freshman Class Dinner Planning Meeting – 6:00 p.m. – Room 208

Thursday, September 28th – E Day – Normal Bell

  • Senior Portraits - Brown Room - 3 p.m.

Friday, September 29th – F Day – Normal Bell

  • Dress Down Day – $3 bracelets - sponsored by FCA to raise funds for a new mascot.

Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st

  • College Essay Writing Course – Room 124
  • Please note – the Rockfield Wine Festival will be using our student lot for parking on Saturday, September 30th.

Monday, October 2nd – G Day – Normal Bell

  • Spirit Week begins – more details will be sent out soon about dress down days, pep rally, powderpuff and the homecoming game.

Tuesday, October 3rd – H Day – Normal Bell

  • Note – NO community time – Normal bell!

Please visit http://johncarrollsports.com/composite for more information on athletic events.

Future Events

  • Wednesday, October 4th – Junior Parent College Night – Part I – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 5th – Hall of Fame Dinner – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, October 6th – Special Community Bell – Pep Rally/Powderpuff Game
  • Friday, October 6th – Saturday, October 7th – Homecoming/Alumni Weekend
  • Monday, October 9th – School and offices closed – Columbus Day
  • Wednesday, October 11th – PSAT testing for 9th, 10th and 11th graders

September 11-20

Monday, September 11th – A Day – Normal Bell

  • College visits begin – see your college counselor for more information

Tuesday, September 12th – B Day – Normal Bell

  • Sophomore Retreat #2 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church

Wednesday, September 13th – C Day – Normal Bell

  • Academic Council Meeting – 3 p.m. – Brown Room
  • Parent Association Meeting – 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Brown Room – All parents are welcome to attend.

Thursday, September 14th – D Day – Early Dismissal

  • Sophomore Retreat #3 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church - CANCELLED - will be rescheduled
  • Faculty Meeting 2:30 p.m. – Brown Room

Friday, September 15th – E Day – Normal Bell

  • Parent Association Happy Hour – 4-7 p.m – Looney’s

Saturday, September 16th

  • Homers for Hamer – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – see seniors Ryan Archibald and Grant Astle for more information

Monday, September 18th – F Day – Normal Bell

Tuesday, September 19th – G Day – Normal Bell

  • Sophomore Retreat #4 – Mt Zion United Methodist Church

Wednesday, September 20th – H Day – Community Bell

  • Club Fair/Class Meetings will occur during community time, following mod 2.
  • Senior Portraits will take place in the Brown Room starting at 3 p.m.
  • Freshman Class Dinner Planning Meeting – 7 p.m. – Room 204

Future Events

  • Thursday, September 21st – Back to School Night – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, September 22nd – Senior Unity Day (8-12:10)/Professional Day (11:30-3:30) – no classes
  • Tuesday, September 26th – Quarter 1 – mid quarter reports
  • Wednesday, September 27th – Early dismissal