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Education

  • Student of the week: Trent Beach, Kindergarten (Ms. Field)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I like coming to school every day because it’s fun!”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I like to work with numbers.”

    What is your favorite book?

    “A Mouse Won”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Up”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • School district to offer in-school dental care this month

    All students in the Carroll County School District will have access to in-school dental care the week of Feb. 24. School Smiles will be sending a licensed dentist, a licensed dental hygienist and a dental assistant to each school in the district over the course of the week.

    School Smiles is a nationwide provider of on-site dental care, offering services at schools and other facilities across the country.

  • Lighthouse wins $352,500 grant for after school programming

    The Carroll County 21st Century Lighthouse Program won a grant worth $352,500 over five years. The school district received the news from Frankfort Jan. 27. The Lighthouse provides after-school tutoring and enrichment to students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

  • School menu | Jan. 30, 2014

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary schools. Carroll County High School and Middle Schools are the same except for where noted.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 30: Lasagna, breadstick, broccoli,  veggies, grapes and Mandarin oranges; breakfast: Sausage biscuit and gravy.

    Friday, Jan. 31: Seafood basket, mac and cheese, cole slaw, Nantucket veggies, apple and fruit cocktail; breakfast: French toast sticks.

  • Craig named to Hanover dean’s list

    D.C. Craig was one of more than 300 students who earned Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2013 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better.

    Craig, a senior communication major, is the son of David and Janet Craig of Carrollton. He is a graduate of Carroll County High School.

    Located on 650 acres overlooking the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana, Hanover is a premier, nationally ranked liberal arts institution that has core strengths in the sciences, education and business.

  • Student of the week: Jessie Smith, 12th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Lunch. It’s warm and there is food.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it is easy.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Unwind”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Frozen”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Murray State

  • Byrd wins geography bee at CAC

    Christian Academy of Carrollton sixth-grader Mason Byrd won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee Jan. 14 and has a chance to win a $50,000 college scholarship. The school-level competition was the first round of the 26th annual National Geographic Bee.

    The bee kicked off nationwide during the week of Nov. 11, with thousands of schools around the United States and in the first U.S. territories participating. Byrd will be eligible to compete in the state bee April 4.

  • Program offers early learning opportunities for children

    The Carroll County Early Childhood Council is hosting an event Feb. 7 that will help parents, childcare providers and other caregivers better prepare children for kindergarten. The program, KinderBoost, is for three- and four-year-old children who are not currently enrolled in preschool.

    The Feb. 7 event will be held from 10–11:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Child Development Center, located next to Kathryn Winn Primary School.

  • Carroll County grad donates $20,000 to buy iPads for Winn

    Debbie Knotts Thaman presented Superintendent Lisa James and Kathryn Winn Principal Gerda Wise with a $20,000 check to be used for student iPads.  Thaman presented the check on behalf of the Thaman Family Foundation, which she and her husband Randy endow.

    “Debbie and Randy are such generous people,” Wise said.  “She grew up in Carroll County and went to school here.  It’s great to see someone give back to the community.”

  • Snow days delay last day of school

    With the first day of spring still seven weeks away, the last day of school for Carroll County students – and possibly graduation – remains in flux, depending on how hard winter continues to hit.