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Education

  • District welcomes former school leaders

    The Carroll County School District invited all the past superintendents, retired teachers and others to attend the Board of Education meeting June 18, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the merger between Carroll County’s community schools and the Carrollton independent schools into one district, which occurred July 1, 1965.

    Five former superintendents attended the celebration.

    Rowland Haun was superintendent from 1974-76 and also was the principal of the high school after the merger.

  • Athletic complex on schedule

    The construction is on schedule and the turf company is on-site ready to begin work at the Carroll County High School athletic complex. The grade work is complete and the field will actually be a foot higher than the current grade, RossTarrant Project Manager Eric Steva reported to the Board of Education June 18. Drainage for the athletic field will be installed in the foundation.

    The drainage to take the water across the road to the big pond also is complete, he said.

  • Energy investments paying off for district

    Energy usage is down in the Carroll County School District, which means that energy savings are up. Over the first three quarters of the 2014-2015 school year, the district’s energy usage was 9.2 percent lower than the first three quarters of the 2013-2014 school year, saving the district around $10,000.

  • Honoring school employees
  • Meadows promoted to full professor

    Carrollton resident Becky Lee Meadows, Ph.D., has been promoted to the rank of full Professor of English at St. Catharine College in St. Catharine, Ky.

    Meadows has taught higher education for 17 years and has taught at St. Catharine since August 2009.

    Meadows’s primary area of expertise is gothic and horror in culture, in particular in literature, art and film. She teaches English, humanities, philosophy, and theater at St. Catharine.

  • Carroll County High School | June 11, 2015

    Ninth grade

    All A

    Autumn Adams, Abigail Aulbach, Sydney Ball, Emily Beach, Abagail Evans, Angela Gentry, Tayttum Horine, Damon Maines, Haley Martin, Faith McBurney, Elizabeth Meadows, Alec Mieske, Tiffany Molina, Grace Morgan and Chasity Taylor.

    A/B

  • Carroll County Middle School Honor Roll | June 11, 2015

    Sixth grade

    All A

    Devin Benecke, Gabrielle Bowen, Maura Brands, Tammy Butcher, Karolina Chagnay, Gracie Craig, Dante Cruz, Kennedy Daigle, Taylor Franklin, Brandie Garcia, Mallory Gross, Danyn Johnson, Bailey Leap, Bailey Mefford, Deaton Oak, Kaitlyn Osborne, Hailey Robbins, Cheyenne Smith, Jeffery Winters and Lily Young.

    A/B

  • Cartmell Honor Roll | June 11, 2015

    Third grade 

    All A

  • Page, Shirley graduate from UC

    University of the Cumberlands conferred 815 degrees during the annual commencement ceremony May 9: 227 bachelor's degrees, 540 master's degrees, and 18 doctorate degrees. The degrees also included three associates degrees and 27 education specialists.

    Dr. Billy Kim, Chairman of the Far East Broadcasting Company in Korea, gave the commencement speech.

    Jessica Page of Carrollton graduated and earned a EdS degree in Supervisor of Instruction.

  • Cartmell Elementary Compass Carnival

    About 88 percent of the Cartmell Elementary students met the expectation for the school year of completing 81 reading and 81 math Compass lessons per child. The students had to score 70 percent or above for the lesson to count. During the eight weeks of the March Madness competition during March, April and May, the students completed more than 20,000 lessons.