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Education

  • ‘We’re off to see the Wizard ...’
  • Contractor selected for $7.8 million middle school renovation project

    Carroll County Board of Education awarded the Carroll County Middle School renovation project bid to Marrilla Design and Construction of Lexington, Ky., at its meeting Thursday, Feb. 27.

    The board received nine bids for the project, which were opened Feb. 6. Marrilla had the lowest bid for both the base and the alternates selected Feb. 11, by the board at a work session meeting, Ron Murrell of Ross Tarrant Architects said. The base bid for the project is $7,434,659 with alternates 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11 selected for a total construction cost of $7,798,115.

  • New PTLW program offers lessons in biomedicine

    Some students at Carroll County High School are trying to determine what caused a mysterious death. As part of Project Lead the Way’s Bio-medical Science curriculum, students in the introductory course are confronted with the death of Anna Garcia, a fictional woman, from the first day of class.

    As the year progresses, students apply concepts from biology and medicine to the case, examining autopsy reports and studying Garcia’s medical history. Additionally, students learn about medical treatments that could have helped prevent her death or prolong her life.

  • Cellular Connection donates school supplies

    The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., in a joint effort with its customers, donated school supply packs to 3,500 teachers across the country through its Teachers Rock Supply Giveaway.

    Ten teachers in Carroll County were selected by TCC to the store and received the packs on Feb. 23. The packages – valued at $80 each – were filled with supplies, including glue, pencils, pens, markers, erasers, paper, tissue boxes and more. For every teacher reached, TCC is helping 30 students.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | March 6, 2014

    This menu is for all public schools in Carroll County. Carroll County High School and Middle Schools are the same except for where noted.

     

    Thursday, March 6: Spaghetti with meat sauce, California blend veggies, peas, grapes and peaches; breakfast: Sausage biscuit and gravy.

    Friday, March 7: Hamburger/cheeseburger with bun, lettuce/tomato/pickle, Nantucket veggies, curly fries, apple and Mandarin oranges; breakfast: Donuts.

  • Student of the week: Sarah Hawkins, 12th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Learning new things.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Jazz Band. I love to play music.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Things fall apart”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Star Trek: Into the Darkness”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    University of Cincinnati

  • Practice ACT March 1 at CCHS

    A practice ACT test will be given on Super Saturday, March 1, at the Carroll County High School cafeteria. Schedule of activities are: 8:45 a.m., materials pick up; 9 a.m., pep talk and method test prep video; 9:30 a.m., individual work on practice test; 11:30 a.m., lunch; noon-4 p.m., class rotations with CCHS instructors, (math, science, English and reading) one hour each. Lunch and snacks will be provided for those attending all day.

  • Community support needed to pass bond issue for new campus

    A historic bond issue currently before the Kentucky General Assembly could help fund the proposed new Carrollton Campus for Jefferson Community and Technical College.

    The Kentucky Community & Technical College System and Kentucky Gov. Beshear worked together to create the “KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness.”

    This public-private partnership initiative will use agency bonds in concert with local communities and employers to finance critical projects at KCTCS colleges across Kentucky.

  • CCHS drama brings ‘The Wizard of Oz’ to the stage March 7-8

    Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Carroll County High School next weekend for the high school drama club performance of “The Wizard of Oz.”

    There will be three performances: 7 p.m. on Friday, March 7 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8, all in the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults.

  • Program set at CCHS to explain College and Career Readiness

    Carroll County High School parents and guardians are invited to learn more about College and Career Ready status and enjoy pizza at 6:30 p.m., March 26.

    College and Career Readiness Counselor Rachel Mefford will be in the CCHS Library on March 26 following student/parent scheduling conferences, to present about College and Career Readiness, what it means, how to get there and what CCHS offers to students.