Every day, our teaching staff makes a profound impact on every aspect of our students' lives. For Teacher Appreciation Day, several of our students wrote letters and surprised some of these wonderful educators to make sure they know just how much of a difference they make. Watch this video to hear our students' heartfelt messages and see the teachers' reactions.
Carroll High School congratulates and thanks Girls’ Varsity Soccer Head Coach Sarah (Rogers) Flach ‘99 as she steps down from the position after a 13-year career. Sarah played for the Patriots in the 1995-98 seasons and served as an assistant and junior varsity coach in the program prior to becoming the varsity head coach in 2008.
Under Sarah’s leadership, the Patriots posted an overall record of 138-74-33, including seven 10-win seasons. Sarah led the Patriots to a 52-20-13 record in league play with four league championships as well as a district championship in 2015.
“It was an honor to lead the Carroll program,” Flach said. “The Carroll soccer program is part of me. Carroll has an extraordinary community made up of supportive and encouraging families, dedicated staff, and of course, passionate student athletes that made it a joy to coach there. I will miss the fall nights under the Patriot stadium lights. The program has great things ahead, and I can’t wait to follow along with its success in the future.”
“I have been fortunate to follow Sarah’s career as a Carroll Patriot,” Carroll Athletic Director Scott Molfenter said. “She was an outstanding competitor and leader in her student athlete days, and the same drive carried over to allow her to become a successful coach. She guided our girls’ soccer program with a professional demeanor and her teams responded by playing the game the right way. Her teams found success in a very competitive league and had wonderful moments in the OHSAA tournament. Southwest Ohio is a hotbed for soccer, and Sarah did her part to make sure Carroll High School was part of the conversation. We wish her, and her very supportive family, nothing but the best going forward."
Carroll High School seeks qualified applicants with playing and coaching experience to lead our program for the 2021 season and beyond. Interested applicants can contact Scott Molfenter at email@example.com.
Samantha Yates '23 has earned two placements at the 2021 Ohio Governor's Youth Art Competition. The pieces will go on to the state judging and, if chosen, will be exhibited in the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in downtown Columbus.
"I am very proud of Samantha's accomplishment," Carroll Visual Arts Department Chair Renee Merland said. "The Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition has always been very selective and competitive in nature. It is quite an honor for a student to be awarded one piece into this competition, let alone two pieces like Samantha! The advancement of both her pieces is a testament to her incredible artistic ability and potential."
- "Swimming in a Sea of Memories" (Chalk Pastel)
- "The Life of a Lady Bug" (Colored Pencil)
Three groups of Carroll students team up with Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise money for cancer research
Three groups of Carroll students are joining the fight against blood cancers and vying for the title of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Student of the Year by raising funds for life-saving research.
LLS, the world's largest nonprofit fighting blood cancer, awards the title of Student(s) of the Year to the candidate or co-candidates in each community who raises the most funds during the competition. These Carroll students have seen the impact of blood cancers firsthand and are participating in the fundraising initiative to put an end to these diseases.
Brooke Grieshop '22
I decided to run for Student of the Year through the LLS in honor of my mom, Ellen Mason Grieshop, and my grandma, Marilyn Hohm Grieshop. Within the past two years, I have suffered through two events that have changed my outlook on cancer entirely. A few months ago, during this crazy COVID time, my grandma was diagnosed with lung cancer. After having many scans done, the doctors had determined that the cancer had traveled to her brain in many areas. She was in the process of battling cancer when she contracted COVID, and this lead to her passing. At that moment, I saw how cancer can take a loved one away from you. I saw first hand how cancer has a drastic impact on the patients and the family as a whole. Almost two years ago my mom was killed in a tragic car accident, which caused her to go into a coma and lose her life nine days later. This showed me how tomorrow isn't promised and how thankful we need to be for our family. My mom lived in constant fear of becoming the next cancer patient, as she lost both her parents before the age of eighteen due to cancer. I am convinced that God took my mom away to save her from having to go through the battle that is cancer and saving me from seeing her like that, as she once saw her own parents. If I reach 50,000 dollars, I can name a research grant after these two wonderful women. Let's put an end to cancer. Thank you!
McKenna Lange '23, Paxton Clark '23, and Hannah Wagner '23
We encourage you to join us in supporting LLS by making a donation to our fundraising campaign. By donating to LLS, you support the many facets of LLS’s mission work from investing in groundbreaking research, providing education and support to patients, and advocating at the state and federal level for legislation to help those living with cancer. Our appreciation for your support cannot be overstated — each and every dollar donated to LLS brings us closer to our goal to end blood cancer and makes an impact for cancer patients and their families.
As a global leader in the fight to end cancer, LLS is committed to doing more for blood cancer patients and families than any organization in the world. LLS’s signature fundraising campaigns drive critical support for its mission, including a nearly $1.3 billion investment in cutting edge cancer research worldwide since it was founded in 1949. Since the 1960s, survival rates for many blood cancer patients have doubled, tripled, or even quadrupled.
Every facet of LLS’s mission – research, education and support, and policy and advocacy – work in harmony to put blood cancer patients and their families first. LLS has helped millions impacted by cancer throughout its more than 70-year history, even funding breakthrough blood cancer research to advance lifesaving treatments and cures that is now helping patients with other cancers and diseases. That is why at LLS we say that beating cancer is in our blood.
Bailee Bolton '24
Hello, I’m Bailee Bolton, and I'm running for Student of the Year. My goal this year is to raise at least $10,000, and with your help, I can! I’m in this campaign because I watched a friend of mine go through leukemia, and it was so tough to watch his family struggle and try their best. I also just want to run for this amazing campaign since it is such an amazing cause and helps millions around the world. I want to be part of the difference we are going to make!