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Education

  • Jones elected new Board of Ed chair

    Carroll County Board of Education elected officers and set meeting dates and times for the 2016 calendar year at a special meeting Jan. 7.
    Carolyn Jones will assume the reins as chairperson of the board, replacing Mona Kindoll who has said she would not run for another term when hers expires at the end of 2016. Rob Spenneberg was elected as vice-chair person. Tracie Crawford, Jon Conrad and Jim Crawford were reappointed as board secretary, board treasurer and board attorney, respectively.

  • January is School Board Member Recognition Month

    Some elected officials enjoy power and prestige, and others enjoy the feeling of making a difference in the lives of 2,000 students every day. Members of the Carroll County School District’s Board of Education are in the latter group.

    “Our board members are champions for the children of Carroll County,” Superintendent Bill Hogan said. “Every day, they take actions with the interests of our kids in mind.”

  • School Menu | Jan. 14, 2016

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

    Thursday, Jan. 14: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Pizza crunchers, garden salad, steamed peas, grapes or pineapple tidbits.

  • UC confers 570 degrees in December

    University of the Cumberlands announced 570 students completed their studies in December 2015. A combination of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees were awarded based on completion of requirements.

    Local graduating students include:

    Tracy James of Campbellsburg, Ky., earned a MAE degree in Teacher as Leader.

    Candida McMillan of Carrollton earned a MAT degree in Early Elementary Education P-5.

    Ellen Rohrer of Carrollton earned a EdS degree in Instructional Leadership Principal All G.

  • Juniors repeat as Powderbuff champions
  • Student of the week: Evan Alsup First grade (Handlon) | Jan. 7, 2016

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Go to Lighthouse after school because I like the extra recess time.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Gym because I like roller skating.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “Plants vs. Zombies.”

    What is your favorite movie?

    “Hotel Transylvania 2.”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    “Asbury College.”

  • School Menu | Jan. 7, 2016

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

     

    Thursday, Jan. 7: 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.

  • CCMS hosts alumni night

    Carroll County Middle School teacher Will Yager’s seventh-grade Problem Based Learning class will host an alumni night from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 25, at the school.

    Students will offer snacks and a tour of the school. Don’t miss seeing the new addition and having time to catch up with former teachers and classmates.

    Those planning to attend are asked to bring pictures with them of their middle school experience.

    For more information, email William.Yager@carroll.kyschools.us.

  • Sutherland wins geographic bee

    Christian Academy of Carrollton seventh-grader Rebecca Sutherland won the school’s competition of the National Geographic Bee Dec. 16, and has a chance at a $50,000 scholarship. The school bee was the first round in the 28th annual National Geographic Bee.

  • CCHS offering financial aid, local scholarship seminar

    Carroll County High School will be offering a Parent-Student Financial Aid Seminar from 6-7 p.m.,  Monday, Jan. 11, in the high school library. Local scholarship guidelines will be reviewed, and local scholarship booklets will be distributed to all parents and students.

    Parents will receive professional assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid from a representative with the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.