November 2021

Carroll Connected is an email to alumni, their families, and Carroll friends that includes interesting, newsy, exciting, creative, and fun things happening at Carroll School. We hope you enjoy and we welcome ideas and/or updates about what you and your family have been up to!

In This Issue
  • Fall Festival Then and Now

  • Teacher Julie Siftar Journeys to Ghana for Summer Professional Development

  • A Peek Inside Carroll's Classrooms

  • What's Happening on Carroll's Social Media

Fall Festival Then and Now

Carroll School recently celebrated its 49th Fall Festival, an iconic tradition that is beloved by students, staff, faculty, and parents. The mere mention of Fall Festival to alumni sparks many stories. Hearing from alumni who speak passionately about their Fall Festival memories and experiences as if it was yesterday, but in fact was more than a decade ago, speaks volumes about its impact on our community. But what do we know about its origins and how the tradition transformed over the years?

Here’s what we found out from Larry Brown, Mike Kmetz, Allison West, Sue Kingman, Shea Schatell, Becka Hitchcock, Paul Loiselle, Kitty Mahin, Mary Roberts, Donna Brown, and Naomi Hitchcock.

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Teacher Julie Siftar Journeys to Ghana for Summer Professional Development

This summer, Lower School Studio Arts teacher Julie Siftar journeyed to Ghana with the Witness Tree Institute as the 2021 Maureen McGuire Myers Fellow.

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A Peek Inside Carroll's Classrooms

Carroll educators think differently about how to teach children with dyslexia. We invite you to see what's been happening in our classrooms this year on our Classroom Spotlights page to hear from Carol Spooner P'11 about a Grade 1-2 identity & diversity project, from Mike Copacino '02 about ÇATALHÖYÜK (a 6th grade history project), and more.

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What's Happening on Social Media

This photo of Head of School Renée Greenfield and Coach Kmetz at the first home soccer game in two years got all the love this fall on Instagram! This year on social media, we are celebrating Carroll Connections and the multitude of ways that our community is better together. Follow along on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Also, we invite alums to join the Carroll Alumni Facebook group and alums of our masters' program to follow the new Angela Wilkins Program of Graduate Studies in Education LinkedIn page.