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Education

  • CCMS, CCHS construction projects both running behind schedule

    Construction progress was the hot topic at the Carroll County Board of Education meeting July 23.

    Marilla Construction, general contractor for the Carroll County Middle School renovation and addition, asked to meet with Carroll County Superintendent Bill Hogan and Chief Operations Officer Larry Curell to start developing a contingency plan for housing students for the first week or two of school. A month of rain and other factors have had an adverse effect on the projected completion date for the renovation of the old gym and basement.

  • JCTC graduate earns scholarships for bachelor’s degree

    Jefferson Community and Technical College graduate Karen Magee was recently awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship and the Kentucky Tradition Scholarship at the University of Kentucky.

    The Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship covers the cost of undergraduate in-state tuition and mandatory registration fees for up to two years of undergraduate study. The Kentucky Tradition Scholarship is $1,500 per semester for up to two years.

  • CCECC and CCPL to host five community events this year

    The Carroll County Early Childhood Council and the Carroll County Public Library are gearing up for another year of fun, food and early learning. CCECC and CCPL will host five community events geared toward families with children ages 0 – 5 years old. A free meal will be served at each event, and all Carroll County families with young children are invited to attend.

    Sept. 10, “Down on the Farm” — Children are encouragedto wear farming attire. The event will be held at Point Park at 5:30 p.m.

  • Ready Fair set for Aug. 6

    The Family Ties Resource Center will be sponsoring their annual Ready Fair from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6 at Cartmell Elementary School.

    There will be lots of information and free items available to families to help make sure the school year gets off to a great start. Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet the principals and administrators. Cartmell teachers will be in their classrooms to greet their new students. Kathryn Winn teachers will be at Kathryn Winn School in their classrooms also from 4-6 p.m. to greet KWP students.

  • Summer reading program ends with Animal Avengers
  • JCTC graduate earns scholarships for bachelor’s degree

    Jefferson Community and Technical College graduate Karen Magee was recently awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship and the Kentucky Tradition Scholarship at the University of Kentucky.

    The Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship covers the cost of undergraduate in-state tuition and mandatory registration fees for up to two years of undergraduate study. The Kentucky Tradition Scholarship is $1,500 per semester for up to two years.

  • Leading the way: McKinney, Gray hired at iLead Academy

    Personalized learning will take another step forward this school year with the opening of the iLead Academy, a regional career academy focusing on nontraditional education for students who are accelerated in and math science and are interested in a career in engineering.

    Forty incoming freshman from five counties–Henry (9), Owen (9), Carroll (8), Gallatin (8) and Trimble (6)–will make up the inaugural class. A few students who are on the waiting list may be added before the beginning of the school year.

  • Athletic complex construction full speed ahead
  • Carroll County Middle School addition slowly taking shape
  • Pledging not to smoke

    Children taking part in the Carroll County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program got a lesson in the dangers cigarettes pose from Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County Coordinator Hayley Franklin.