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Education

  • Schools eye restructuring to make best use of space

    The Carroll County Board of Education heard more information about restructuring the student population at three schools to accommodate all day Head Start.

    Carroll County Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak said he has met with administration, staff and cafeteria staff about the issue of changing student attendance patterns, which means what students would be at what schools.

    Oak said he has challenged everyone to think globally and the response has been positive.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Wright finds her home at CCHS

    By CARL ROBERTS

    Carroll County Schools

    Last week, students in Mackenzie Wright’s animal science class were learning about cows, but not from a textbook.

    “Hands-on learning is important,” Wright said. “Dustin Ogburn brought one of his cows to the high school’s campus, so we had him bring it in the classroom.”

    If you want to speak with Mackenzie Wright, you better make an appointment. Before school, after school, during planning period, and during lunch — she is always helping students.

  • School Menu | Nov. 23, 2017

    Nov. 22-Nov. 24: No school Thanksgiving Break.

    Monday, Nov. 27: Breakfast: Breakfast pizza or banana bread or Trix yogurt with granola or Pop Tarts, orange; Lunch: Grilled chicken with Swiss cheese or turkey with Swiss cheese on ciabatta bread, tater tots, chilled broccoli/carrots, applesauce or pear halves.

    Tuesday, Nov. 28: Breakfast: Biscuits with gravy or cinnamon apple toast or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Pizza or hot ham cheese panini, corn, veggie toss and apple.

  • Eight inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

    Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus recently inducted eight students into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society of two-year colleges. This organization focuses on four main pillars of excellence: Scholarship, Leadership, Fellowship, and Service. Students receiving an invitation must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed at least 12 hours of college coursework.

  • School Menu | Nov. 16, 2017

    Thursday, Nov. 16: Breakfast, French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Beef or Chicken nachos, lettuce/tomato, salsa/sour cream, queso sauce, refried beans, fiesta rice, banana or pineapple.

    Friday, Nov. 17: Breakfast, Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Fish patty on bun or corn dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, cole claw, Mandarin oranges, or Craisins.

  • Writing, photography part of N-D experience

    When I was little, my parents made me read and write a lot. Naturally you would think that when you make a kid do a lot of something, then when they grow up they would hate it, but no, it’s different with me.

  • Job shadowing is part of Spark Academy

    Hi, my name is Sarah Richter and I am a freshman at Carroll County High School and enrolled in Spark Academy. Almost always, when I say that I’m a student of the Spark program, the number one question is, what’s spark?

  • Cartmell Elementary salutes our veterans

    By MAKAYLA SEA

    For The News-Democrat

    Cartmell Elementary Veterans Day assembly was held on Nov. 10. The assembly started with the Carroll County Honor Guard presenting the flags as Zachary Dean sang the National Anthem. Following the anthem the students said the pledge of allegiance.

    The guest speaker was Keith Dukes, father of Kaiden Dukes. He was an Aerographer’s mate in the U.S. Navy, and he put together a speech about his experience.

  • CCHS Dance Team debuts at Black and Gold pep rally
  • CCHS Cheerleaders take the floor