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Education

  • CCHS students to receive training for new laptops

    All Carroll County High School students this year are getting a driver’s license – a digital driver’s license.  The Carroll County School District is working with the University of Kentucky’s Digital Driver’s License (DDL) program to ensure that the students have the training that they need.  With students receiving new Lenovo laptops as part of the high school’s recent one-to-one rollout, DDLs help students safely and effectively use the laptops for learning.

  • Student of the week: Cahliah Mumphrey, Second grade (Wheeler)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Reading because I like to read books.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Reading because I love to read.”

    What is your favorite book?

    “Books about cats.”

    What is your favorite movie?

    “Movies about dogs”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    She wants to go to college, but not sure where yet.

  • Volleyball players share love of reading with Cartmell students
  • School Menu | Aug. 28, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools. If there were changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School, they would be italicized.

    Thursday, Aug. 28, Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hamburger/cheeseburger, bun, lettuce/pickle/tomato, French fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears; Friday, Aug. 29, Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, orange wedges or fruit cocktail.

  • Reading with the Panthers
  • ACT scores improve, but still below state bench mark

    Average ACT scores for Carroll County’s high school seniors showed improvements in 2014, with reading at its highest composite score in more than five years.

    Director of Academic Support Pam Williams shared the numbers with the Carroll County Board of Education at its meeting Thursday, Aug. 21.

    All four categories — English, math, reading and science — and the overall composite score were above the results from testing in 2013. “We improved in all categories from the previous year,” Williams said.

  • Putting technology in the hands of students

     

  • School Menu | Aug. 21, 2014

    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. 21, Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: Rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, garden salad, broccoli, grapes or applesauce.

    Friday, Aug. 22, Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: chicken patty, bun, lettuce/tomato/pickle, peas, baked beans, orange or peaches.

  • Carroll County principal attending executive leadership training

    A Carroll County principal recently began a year-long executive level leadership training course usually reserved for the nation’s top CEOs. Thomas Stephens, Carroll County High School, was selected in April to participate in the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals by an advisory board made up of business leaders and school superintendents. Stephens’ participation is sponsored by North American Stainless.

  • Kentucky students still lag national scores on ACT, but the performance gap is narrowing

    By Valarie Honeycutt Spears

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    While Kentucky public high school graduates are still behind those nationwide on the ACT college-entrance exam, the performance gap is narrowing, Kentucky Department of Education officials said.