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Education

  • Cellular Connection offers scholarships

    Children ages 13 and younger in Carrollton have the opportunity to receive college scholarships by simply doing one of their favorite activities: coloring. The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., announced today that its “Color for College” program will donate $1,500 college scholarships to students nationwide at nearly 300 of its stores.

  • School Menu | Aug. 14, 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. 14, Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hard or soft taco, lettuce/tomato/cheese/salsa, refried beans, Spanish rice, grapes or fruit cocktail.

     Friday, Aug. 15, Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, orange or applesauce.

  • Celebrating the first day of school

    Christian Academy of Carrollton students returned from summer break Wednesday, Aug. 13.


  • Project geared toward pre-engineering and biomedicine to begin its third year in district

    Project Lead the Way (PLTW), a pre-engineering and biomedical sciences curriculum for grades 6-12, is moving into its third year at Carroll County Middle School and Carroll County High School. 

    PLTW provides curriculum and support to school districts so that students have access to hands-on, problem-based learning.  Students are encouraged to apply skills and knowledge acquired in math and science classes. 

  • Cheerleaders go to camp
  • Carroll County Schools Menu | Aug. 12-14

    Tuesday, Aug. 12, Breakfast: French toast; lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, banana or peaches.

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, Breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon; lunch: hamburger/cheeseburger, bun, lettuce/pickle/tomato, French  fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears.

    Thursday, Aug. 14, Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hard or soft taco, lettuce/tomato/cheese/salsa, refried beans, Spanish rice, grapes or fruit cocktail.

  • Partnership improves reading skills within district

    Students in Carroll County Schools are having a better chance to succeed in skills such as reading comprehension, thanks to the district’s partnership with Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes.

    Gerda Wise, who became district elementary instructional supervisor in July, told the Board of Education last week that the program has made a tremendous difference during the two years it’s been in place in the district.

  • 4-Hers compete in state fair

    Carroll County will be well represented at the Kentucky State Fair next week.  Eight 4-H members – Evan Searcy, Luke Heveline, Cameron Darnold, Gracie Craig, Andrea Searcy, Abigail Rose, Adam Froman and Caleb Stephenson – will present their country ham speeches Thursday, Aug. 14. The Junior Division members (ages 9-13) will give speeches on how to store and cook a country ham while the Senior Division members will speak about how to build an ideal ham house.

    Along with judging the speakers, 788 country hams will be judged at this year’s fair.

  • Heightened focus on safety key as students return to school Aug. 12

    It’s back to school time for hundreds of thousands of students, parents, educators and school staff. 

    Students in Carroll County return to the classrooms on Tuesday, Aug. 12.

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is reminding drivers to be alert, use extreme caution and be safe behind the wheel.

    Each year in the United States, approximately 450,000 public school busses travel 4.3 billion miles to transport 23.5 million children to-and-from school and school-related activities. 

  • Schools champion students with pride, passion, purpose

    "Pride, Passion, Purpose” is the focus for this year in the Carroll County School District.

    “We’re still ‘Champions for Kids,’” said Superin-tendent Bill Hogan.  “However, champions take pride in their work, show passion for what they do, and have a purpose for each day. We want all of our employees to live that out each day.”

    The “Pride, Passion, Purpose” focus reveals the philosophy beneath the technology and organizational structures of the district.