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Education

  • Damron honored

    Haley Damron, a 2011 graduate of Carroll County High School and senior at University of the Cumberlands, was honored by UC as one of several outstanding students during its annual Honors Day program. She was selected as a member of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2014-2015. 

  • Carroll County High School athletics fundraiser

    Earl Floyd Ford presents the “Drive 4 UR School” event from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Carroll County High School. Test drive a brand new Ford vehicle and Earl Floyd will make a donation to the school’s sports teams for each test drive taken. Free hot dogs and drinks will be available, as well as inflatables for children.

  • Governor’s Scholars

    Carroll County High School junior Elliann Yocum and Christian Academy of Carrollton junior Matthew Newcomer have been selected for the 2015 Governor’s Scholars Program. GSP is a summer residential program for outstanding high school students in Kentucky who are rising seniors.

  • iLead moves forward, 2015-2016 calendar announced

    Carroll County Schools has received 10 applications for its six spots in the new iLead Academy, Carroll County Superintendent Bill Hogan reported to the Board of Education at its meeting April 23. iLead Academy is the state’s first regional career academy emphasizing instruction in science, technology, engineering and math.

  • History buffs

    The Cartmell History Club competed in the annual Kentucky Junior Historical Society Convention and Kentucky History Day on April 24-25 at the University of Kentucky.

    Group members are Skilar Brown, Emma McCollum, Hunter Rosenbaum, Reagan Miller, Reagan Matthews, Rileigh Darnold, Cameron Darnold, Bailee Matthews, Julie Clifton, Johnica Spenneberg, Lylah Cox, Antonio Welch, Carlos Sanchez, Christian Welch, Dakota Hunter, Cole Brown, Trenton Imus, Braydan Lair, Ryan Tharp, Andrew Frye, Chloe Young, Hannah Kincaid, Katey Fultz, and Keagan Hatton.

  • Eating their veggies

    Cartmell Elementary Lighthouse students created their own veggie pizzas April 14.

  • CCHS band presents spring concert

    The Carroll County High School band will be performing its annual spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at the high school gymnasium.

    The concert will include performances by the Carroll County Middle School eighth grade band and the high school concert band, symphonic band, jazz band and steel band.

    Selections will include a transcription of Dvorak’s “Symphony No. 9,” a classic circus march and Pharrell’s “Happy.”

  • School Menu | Apr. 23, 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, April 23: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: soft taco, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese/salsa, sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice, grapes or fruit cocktail.Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: sausage, egg and cheese biscuit for breakfast.

  • New parent pickup reduces waiting time at Winn

    Thanks to a parking lot expansion behind the Board of Education building, Kathryn Winn parents are not waiting as long to pick up their children after school. On Monday, parents began using two new pickup paths so that Ninth Street is no longer blocked by stopped vehicles and so that students have more safe crossing areas.

    “This is a big change in our afternoon pickup routine,” said Principal Donna Monroe. “However, it’s in the best interest of students, parents and the community.”

  • Cartmell students release book of ‘crazy chronicles’

    When Mrs. Samantha Abercrombie’s fifth grade students started the school year last fall, they never dreamed they would be authors by the end of the year, but that is exactly what happened. On April 16, the class released their book entitled, “Crazy Chronicles from Cartmell Elementary School.”