Monday, September 16, 2019



Colleges will be coming to Carroll.
Juniors and Seniors are allowed to attend.
You must sign up outside of the guidance office by the day before the visit.
Tues. Sept. 17 – 10:00 am – Franklin College
Tues. Sept. 17 – 1:00 pm Brown University
Fri. Sept. 20 – 10:00 am Manchester University
Fri. Sept. 20 – 1:00 pm University of Michigan

*If you are interested in tutoring after school or on weekends, please stop by the guidance office and get an application. Once completed, the application is returned to guidance. If approved, you will be placed on a tutor list in which counselors share your name and contact information with students or parents interested in a tutor for a certain subject. You choose which subject(s) you would like to be a tutor for as well as what age of student such as elementary, middle school or high school. (9/20)

*The Guidance Department will be taking a group of students to the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 166 “Industry Advancement and Apprenticeship Promotion Week” on Tuesday, September 24th from 9:30-11 at their training facility here in Fort Wayne. This event will show first-hand what a trade organization and school can provide. They offer a five-year program through their Joint Apprenticeship Training with Ivy Tech that awards each graduate with a Degree of Applied Science. Upon entry into the apprenticeship, students immediately start on-the-job-training with a contractor, earning wages. A tour will be given through the training facility to show the process behind becoming a well-rounded skilled Tradesman and how Local 166 helps students accomplish this at a fraction of the cost of the standard college experience. Local 166 offers careers in a number of fields, including Plumbing, Pipefitting, Welding, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Maintenance, and Service. If interested in attending, please sign-up outside of Guidance by Friday, September 20th.

*On October 4th from 9:00-2:00, the Guidance Office will be taking a group of students to Ivy Tech for a Career Exploration Event, which will allow students to explore, experience, and engage with over 50 employers in manufacturing and construction industries from Northeast Indiana in hands-on exploration activities. If interested in attending, please sign-up outside of Guidance by Wednesday, Oct. 2nd.

*Trine University will host the 37th consecutive IACAC sanctioned Great Lakes Potawatomi Regional College Fair for high school students on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm.  The event will be held in Trine University’s brand new MTI Center Last year over 60 colleges and universities attended.


*Ecotour Adventure:
The adventure of a lifetime could be yours the summer of 2020 if you join the annual Ecotour to Costa Rica. This Ecotour is led by science teachers and loaded with ADVENTURE activities like kayaking, zip lining, boating, aerial trams, hiking, waterfalls, and swimming. Come explore many incredible ecosystems and national parks full biodiversity like monkeys, sea turtles, crocodiles, and toucans. There will also be plenty of CULTURAL and EDUCATIONAL activities as well like exploring multiple small towns and touring cocoa, coffee, and pineapple plantations. For adventure information see Mr. Walker in room 110 or you can attend a meeting on Tuesday, September 17th or Wednesday, September 18th at 7pm.



*Chargers Fighting Cancer Members:
Attend one of the meetings before or after school on Tuesday, Sept 17th.  The morning meeting will be at 7:15 and the afternoon meeting will start directly after school and will last about 15 minutes.   Meet in Mrs. Kieffer’s room, 102. We will be discussing the upcoming fundraisers and volunteer opportunities.  Reminder: $10 Dues will be collected during the Activity Period meeting on Sept 25th.  Only paid members will be admitted into the meeting. 

*French Club:
If you’d like to experience the French culture and language then please join us at the first French Club Meeting September 25th during activity period.  Throughout the year we will focus on French culture through various activities such as the annual fashion show and eating French cuisine.  This club is open to all who are interested and have paid their dues.  Dues are $8 and you get a club shirt.






*The girls varsity soccer team traveled to Indianapolis on Saturday. The team defeated 2A second ranked Brebeuf 1-0. Kelsi Hoot scored with an assist from Sidney Schmitz. The team also played 3A #1 ranked Hamilton Southeastern and lost 4-0.


*In Boys' Soccer Saturday 4th ranked Carroll defeated #10 Penn 2-0 and and #17 Goshen 1-0 to win the Penn Invitational. Peyton Fosnough had two goals on the day and Chris Gerken. The two shutouts give the Charger defense 7 'clean sheets' in 11 games on the season. Carroll hosts Northrop Thursday. 


*Congratulations to the Charger Pride Marching Band! On Saturday, the Charger pride had their first competition of the 2019 season. They competed at Goshen High School where they won awards for best music, best visual, and best general effect. They also won first place in their class, and were the top scoring band for the entire day!  This Saturday, they will head to Toledo, Ohio to perform at the Bands of America Northwestern Ohio Championship.  Congratulations on a great weekend!