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National Honor Society

Moderator: Mrs. Janine Cahill

The National Honor Society is an academically based national organization.  Juniors and Seniors with a cumulative average of 92 or above are invited to apply. The application considers student activities and teacher recommendations. A panel of teachers review these applications in search of students who best exemplify the qualities of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. The NHS is involved with activities that are based on national standards. Students also provide a peer tutoring program to help other students who need assistance with class work. A number of service activities are performed by members as part of the membership requirement. These activities have included bake sales to purchase calling cards for service personnel overseas, developing a garden at a local parish as part of a Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout project, and holding a book drive for Books Through Bars, an organization that helps provide reference and other reading material for prisoners. The largest service activity is the annual Dodge-Ball Tournament that raises funds for the Pierce Clancy Memorial Scholarship, begun in memory of a student of the class of 2006.

Another significant undertaking of the NHS is Career Day. Over 60 speakers spend the day at Carroll speaking to the Junior and Senior classes about their various careers, educational backgrounds, and how they arrived at their current employment. The event is anchored by a keynote address to the entire student body.  Past speakers have included Brian Zwann, president and founding partner of Penn Liberty Bank and John Prendergast, member of the Clinton Administration.

Calendar

December 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • RCIA Meeting - Intro @ Chapel
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  • Advent Penance Service
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  • Advent Penance Service
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  • School Closed - Immaculate Conception
  • Swimming @ Upper Darby
  • Boys Varsity Basketball Scholastic PBP v. Malvern Prep (home)
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  • Boys & Girls Varsity Indoor Track Ursinus College Invite
  • Boys JV Basketball v Imhotep (Away)
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  • Second Sunday of Advent
  • Cheerleading: Philadelphia Catholic League/District 12
  • Boys Varsity Basketball Westchester U. Showcase v. Coatesville (at WCU)
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  • 8th p RCIA Meeting
12
  • Boys Freshmen Basketball v. Haverford School (Home)
  • Boys JV Basketball v. Haverford School (Home)
13
  • Boys Freshmen Basketball v. Radnor (Home)
  • Boys Varsity Basketball v. Cheltenham (Home)
  • Boys JV Basketball. Cheltenham (Home)
  • Boys JV Basketball v. Cheltenham (home)
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  • No School - Teacher Professional Development Day
  • CSC Meeting
15
  • Boys Indoor Track T&FCA of GP @ Lehigh University
  • CSC collection ends
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass
  • Boys Varsity Basketball All-City Classic v. Shipley @ McDevitt
  • Girls Varsity Indoor Track @ DVGTCA Lehigh University
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  • Christmas Caroling at Nursing Homes (tentative)
  • Boys Freshmen Basketball v. Cristo Rey (Away)
  • Boys JV Basketball @ Cristo Rey
  • Boys Varsity Basketball Coaches v. Cancer v. Plymouth-Whitemarsh @Wood
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  • Third Sunday of Advent
  • Christmas Concert
18
  • Christmas Break
  • Boys JV Basketball @ Episcopal Academy
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  • Progress Report Data Available Online
  • Christmas Break
  • CSC Christmas Toy Delivery
  • Boys Freshman Basketball @ Episcopal Academy
20
  • Christmas Break
  • Boys Varsity Basketball v. Constitution (home)
  • Boys JV Basketball v. Constitution (home)
21
  • Christmas Break
  • Advent Liturgy
  • Archbishop’s Christmas Party (CSC)
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  • Christmas Break
  • The following school districts will NOT be bussing HOME: Great Valley, Methacton, Radnor, Springford
  • Dismissal
  • Boys Freshman Basketball @ Salesianum
  • Boys JV Basketball @ Salesianum
  • Girls Varsity Indoor Track @ DVGTCA Lehigh University
23
  • Christmas Break
  • Boys Indoor Track T&FCA of GP @ Leigh University
  • Boys Varsity Basketball WC Prep Holiday Showcase v. Our Savior Lutheran (NY) @Drexel Univ
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25
  • School Closed - Christmas Holiday
  • Christmas Break
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  • School Closed - Christmas Holiday
  • Christmas Break
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  • School Closed - Christmas Holiday
  • Christmas Break
  • Boys JV Basketball v. Shipley (home)
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  • School Closed - Christmas Holiday
  • Christmas Break
29
  • School Closed - Christmas Holiday
  • Christmas Break
  • Boys Freshman Basketball Devon Holiday Prep Tourney (TBA)
  • Boys Varsity Basketball Scholastic PBP v. Abington @ Philly U
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  • Boys Freshman Basketball Devon Holiday Prep Tourney (TBA)
  • Christmas Break
  • Girls, Boys Indoor Track Ocean Breeze Holiday Festival @ Staten Island
  • Boys Varsity Basketball Big Game Hoops v. Salesianum (DE) @ Interior
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