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John Carroll School renovating former convent to house international students
John Carroll School renovating former convent to house international students

When The John Carroll School in Bel Air opened its doors in September 1964, The Sisters of St. Joseph served as the faculty and lived in a building on campus officially known as the John Carroll Faculty House. By the early 2000s, only two sisters were living in the building, known as "the convent" by students and alumni, and the school began to pursue other uses for the structure. The school's president, Richard O'Hara, sought permission from the Archdiocese of Baltimore, which owns the land, to develop a plan for the building's future. Among the different ideas considered were bringing new science labs and areas for performing arts. Then, two years ago, the...

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