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ACE: A Notre Dame Partnership that Prepares Students for College and Heaven

Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) is a program where students pursuing their Master's degree are able to fully submerge themselves into their Catholic faith on a professional level. Those receiving a M.Ed. are sent to Catholic schools around the country and enter the classroom to combine their Catholic faith with their passion for teaching America's youth. Carroll has the amazing privilege to have two teachers working with our Lions, one being Nicholas Denari.
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25th Annual Spring Benefit

This year, Carroll celebrates the 25th anniversary of its annual Spring Benefit. On Monday, June 12, 2017, Carroll will induct Matthew J. Dolan '78 and Timothy F. Maloney '74 into its Hall of Honor. Deacon Joseph F. Curtis, Jr. '56 will receive the Cardinal O'Boyle Medal. You may purchase tickets online, or by calling the school office at (202) 529-1193. Let's learn a little about our honorees...
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From Pupil to Bishop: The Ordination of Bishop Roy Campbell, Class of 1965

The Carroll community celebrates the ordination of 1965 alum, Bishop Roy Edward Campbell Jr., as a new auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Washington. On April 21, he joined the two bishops who currently assist Cardinal Donald Weurl in matters of the Archdiocese. He is preceded by Bishop Martin D. Holley, who was appointed as Bishop of Memphis by Pope Francis after serving the Archdiocese of Washington for 12 years.
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Carroll's Latin Dancers take the Tidal Basin Stage at the National Cherry Blossom Festival

Our Leones de Oro Latin Dance Team added some Latin spice to the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival. On the 30th of March, the team took the Tidal Basin Welcome Stage to showcase Carroll's diversity and cultural acceptance through the art of dance. Most are more than familiar with the Salsa, Meringue, and the Tango, but few are as skilled at executing these beautiful, yet complex dance combinations as our Latin Dance Team. Donned in lilac pink dresses and black formal suits, the dance partners entertained a crowd of hundreds, just blocks away from the White House.
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Black History Month Celebration

The month of February holds a very important place in the hearts of the African Americans in our country. Originally Negro History Week, the period of reflection on the accomplishments acts as an annual revival of pride in the rich African American culture. Carroll joined the nation in celebration on February 19 in the Greg McMahon Theater. The Fine Arts Department hosted a talent showcase that allowed the students to reveal who's got talent!
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Career Day: Preparing our students for the future

An early-morning crowded foyer is an everyday occurrence here at Carroll, but on January 31, 2017 it was a little...different. Usually holding students making their final conversations before class, the foyer had a steady stream of DC professionals looking to find their way around the high school halls. This wasn't a reunion, this was a group of like minded individuals who had a desire to pour into the students by shedding light on their career and what it took for them to achieve success.
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Battle of the Mathletes: Mega Math Marathon

As the hand on the clock nears 7 o'clock in the morning on a Saturday, two teams prepare to begin a national competition. This isn't a basketball tournament, nor a track meet...this is the Mathathon. Each year the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics sponsors the Moody's Mega Math Marathon Challenge, and the winning team receives $150,000 in scholarship funds toward their college education to be split between all of the participants. Each team was tasked with creating a solution to a real-world problem using mathematics, logic, analysis and persuasive arguments as to why their solution is a viable solution to the problem. The teams had until 9 pm to finish their solution, which couldn't exceed 20 pages. At 7 am, Engineering Program Director and Mathematics Instructor Mrs. Ming downloaded the problem, and the students got to work.

Senior Samuel Merga participated in the M3 Challenge last year, but felt he was, "ten times," more prepared going into this year's challenge. He spent time studying and practicing to lead his team to success, but that didn't shorten the process on Saturday.
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