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Education

  • School taxes remain lowest of the surrounding counties

    At its Aug. 20 meeting, the Carroll County Board of Education voted to take the compensating tax rate for the fifth year in a row. The board approved a rate of 56.5 for real estate (.1 lower than 2014-2015) and 56.6 for tangible property (equal to 2014-2015). The county’s school taxes are the lowest of a six-county area: Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble.

  • School menu | Aug. 27, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 27: Sausage biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato, cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer Sausage cheese bagel for breakfast and taco or chicken fajita for lunch.

  • Ramsey’s “Foundations in Personal Finance” takes off

    Carroll County High School students are hard at work learning how to lay a foundation — a financial foundation for their lives. Thanks to a grant from Pathway to Financial Success, Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum is being implemented school-wide.

  • School Menu | Aug. 20, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 20: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Pork bites, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots with roll, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer country-fried steak with gravy instead of pork bites for lunch.

  • Christian Academy hires its first principal

    Prayers have been answered at Christian Academy of Carrollton. As students returned from summer vacation, they were greeted by the school’s first principal, Joseph Lumbrix.

  • iLead students visit the communities in program

    In an effort to connect with their communities, students at the regional iLead Academy will embark on a scavenger hunt to the county seat on the first five Fridays of the school year.

    Students from five school districts attend iLead Academy–Carroll, Trimble, Henry, Owen and Galltin counties–and Director Larisa McKinney wants the students to learn about the culture in each community.

    The series began in New Castle Aug. 7. Students came to downtown Carrollton Aug. 14.

  • Class of 2015 CCHS graduates Gillespie, Underwood named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Kathryn Gillespie and Logan Underwood, 2015 graduates of Carroll County High School,  have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • Ready Fair - gearing up for the start of school

    A large crowd attended the Ready Fair and open houses at Kathryn Winn Primary, Cartmell Elementary and Carroll County Middle School Aug. 6. School materials were provided during the Ready Fair.

  • FFA places 4th in horse quiz
  • Menu | Aug. 12, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 13: Breakfast: Sausage biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato, cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County middle and high schools will offer Sausage cheese bagel for breakfast and taco or chicken fajita for lunch.