💻 Distance Learning 2020

Carroll ParentS


Thank you parents for your incredible patience and partnership as we roll out distance learning. As we continue to move quickly, we realize you've been inundated with emails and communications from Carroll. We hope you will find this website helpful for finding information and helpful resources. 




CALENDAR - Rest of School Year




Weekly Video Messages

MAY 14 -- What does Fall 2020 look like at Carroll School? Steve Wilkins shares a new approach to delivering education to students whether we are remote, in person, or a hybrid approach.

MAY 7 -- In part two of this series, Allison Harmon (Director of Counseling) shares common feelings and anxieties during the COVID-19 pandemic and helpful strategies for managing emotions and stress. She also includes helpful advice for when to seek professional support.

APRIL 30 -- Allison Harmon (Director of Counseling at Carroll) looks at the stress and anxiety responses during the pandemic and offers some helpful suggestions for how to manage this -- both for our kids and ourselves.

APRIL 23 -- Steve Wilkins' shares what the remainder of the year looks like including special events such as graduation, parent-teacher conferences, assessments, and what summer learning may look like.

APRIL 16 -- Steve Wilkins shares what parents have responded about the highs & lows of remote learning and discusses the school's thinking about the design of the current remote program.

APRIL 9 -- Steve Wilkins, Kurt Moellering, Larry Brown, and Sue Kingman discuss how remote education is going, what we are hearing from parents, and how we are continuing to give each child (and parent!) what they most need.




Bedtime (or Anytime) Story Project


The Bedtime (or Anytime) Stories Project provides a way for our Middle and Upper School students to video themselves reading a favorite children’s book to entertain, support, and mentor our Lower School students.

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Fun Videos

JUNE 5, 2020 - Today's Hoorays (Lower School)

Our Lower School (grades 1-5) gathered for a final remote Today’s Hoorays. In this episode, the 5th graders closed out their Blanding's turtle conservation project by watching the release of "Flash" back into his nature home. The 4th graders shared their City Planning projects. And a lot more!

MAY 22 - Today's Hoorays (Lower School)
MAY 15 - Today's Hoorays (Lower School)
MAY 8 - Today's Hoorays (Lower School)
Ms. Zwetchkenbaum and Mr. Criscitiello Crack Carroll Jokes -- a Must Watch!
Punny Math Jokes with Mr. Morris
PE Class at the Kmetz House
APRIL 10 -- Today's Hoorays (Lower School)
MAY 1 - Today's Hoorays (Lower School)
April Break Highlights - Middle & UPper Schools
APRIL 17 -- Today's Hoorays (Lower School)
APRIL 3 -- Fun Fridays & Today's Hoorays (Lower School)
APRIL 1 -- Using 3D Printers to Make Medical Masks
4th Grade Letters to Healthcare Workers




Thursday Update Photo Shares

APRIL 9

Share a photo for Thursday Update.

March 26

Share a photo of your child/ren during break or having fun with multi's (art, movement, Bounders, etc.).

March 19

Share a photo of your child/ren in their homeschool workspaces.




Remote Learning Plans and Technology How To's

We've created a website for parents to reference remote learning plans by school and find helpful tips for using remote learning tools such as Google Meet, Google Classroom, and more. Go to:

Parent's Remote Learning Website

REMOTE LEARNING Plans by School:




Counseling Website

As we adjust to this time of Covid-19 school closures, the Counseling Team at Carroll is here to offer support, connection, wellness resources and general encouragement. We will use this platform (see link below) to post communications and resources that may be helpful to your family as we navigate this evolving experience. Carroll Counselors are also able to connect with you and/or your child via Google Meet.

Carroll Counseling Corner




Resources from the Parents' Association




Email Archive

The following communications have been sent to families (click date link):

May 21, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll, including: 8th & 9th grade graduation details, Summer@Carroll opportunity, Lower School new clubs and other news, and more.

May 14, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll, including: Steve Wilkins' shares plans for Fall 2020, Reminders to sign-up for Parent-Teacher Conferences, Summer Survey, Carroll Cares Newsletter, and more.

May 7, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll, including: Part 2 in a video message from Allison Harmon (Director of Counseling), a message from Steve Wilkins about summer opportunities, Parent-Teacher Conference info, and more.

April 30, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll, including: a video message from Allison Harmon (Director of Counseling) sharing strategies to reduce anxiety and stress; school calendar (rest of year); Kindness Rocks project; First Responders project; and more.

April 23, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll, including: a video message from Steve Wilkins about the remainder of the school year, assessments, parent-teacher conferences, and summer work; Weekly Newsletter from our school nurses; More Storytelling Videos, and more.

April 16, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll, including: a video message from Steve Wilkins answering questions sent in from parents; info about reimbursement for Afterschool/Friday Programs, TCI survey for parents, and a newsletter from Carroll School nurses

April 9, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll: including video message from Steve & Division Heads, Update about April vacation, and fun videos

April 2, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll (Thursday Update): including info about April Vacation

March 26, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll (Thursday Update)

March 23, 2020 - Upper School Remote Learning Plan

March 21, 2020 - Middle School Remote Learning Plan

March 20, 2020 - Google Meet Info for Lower School Parents

March 20, 2020 - Google Meet Info for Middle School and Upper School Parents

March 19, 2020 - Weekly News from Carroll (Thursday Update)

March 17, 2020 - Update from Steve Wilkins

March 12, 2020 - Thursday Update with Important Event Updates related to COVID-19

March 12, 2020 - School Closing Announcement

March 10, 2020 - Updated Coronavirus Protocols

March 3, 2020 - Coronavirus Protocols