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What are Focus Area Classes in the Middle School?

October 27, 2014 In the Middle School, every student has a Focus Area (FA) class for instruction in the area of his/ her greatest need. The courses offered are: Orton-Gillingham Tutorial (O-G) – developing automaticity of decoding (extracting meaning from written words) and encoding (spelling); Fluency... » Read more

Innovative Learning In Carroll’s Fab Lab

October 09, 2014 Carroll’s Fabrication Laboratory is used every day in multiple ways, before, during and after school.  If students come into the Fab Lab in their free time to work, most of the time, teachers have to force them to leave for class! Do You Know What Is In Our Fab Lab? 18 x 12 inch... » Read more

Sidewalk Sam: Inspiring Our 6th Grade Students

October 06, 2014 Sidewalk Sam, trained as a copyist at the Louvre in masterpiece painting and promoter of creating arts on a grand or intimate scale, brought his messages of kindness toward others, encouragement to experiment in the arts, and dozens of boxes of sidewalk chalk to Carroll’s 6th grade class on a mild... » Read more

Teamwork and Adventures Jump-Start the 8th Grade Year

October 01, 2014 In early September, our 8th grade students and their teachers set off for an adventure at ‘Nature’s Classroom’ in Hancock, New Hampshire. Last spring to prepare for this visit Larry Chambers, Nature’s Classroom Program Coordinator, met with Liza Feldman, Carroll’s 8th grade team leader, and Liz... » Read more

Rangeley Lakes Bounders' Adventure

September 15, 2014 During the last week of August, six eighth grade students ventured into the wilderness of Maine with our Bounders instructors, Scott Fairley, Dave Johnson and Nate Gregory. Students chose this Bounders trip as a way to both enjoy the last week of summer and reconnect with school-mates before... » Read more

Steve Wilkins' Welcome Presentation to Parents

September 02, 2014 Steve Wilkins, Head of School, faculty and staff, and the leadership of Carroll’s Parents’ Association greeted new and returning students and their parents to Carroll on Tuesday, September 2nd. To learn more about Steve’s message, click on the attachment below. » Read more


August 19, 2014 We are excited to welcome Carroll students to a new school year! On Friday, August 29th, from 1:00- 2:00 pm, parents and students (except for C8 and C9 families) are invited to an Open House where they can greet their new teachers and meet classmates.  The first day of school is on... » Read more

How Does Targeted Cognitive Intervention Help Our Students?

August 13, 2014 During the summer, Dr. Eric Falke, Carroll’s Director of Cognitive Interventions and Research, gave a presentation to Summer@Carroll parents about the relationship between cognitive skills and learning differences and interventions that have improved our students’ skills. To learn... » Read more

The Connection - Summer 2014

August 11, 2014 The Summer 2014 issue of The Connection focuses on how Carroll is strengthening the underlying cognitive processes of our students, the creative writing of Lower School students, interdisciplinary and project-based learning in Middle School, and the accomplishments of our graduates and... » Read more

New Dress Code Options

August 05, 2014 During the summer, the Carroll School Parents’ Association has been working with our administration and the PA is happy to present additional dress code options for Carroll students. The introductory prices are $10 for a dress code approved short sleeve shirt and $12 for long sleeve... » Read more