• Boles named to Honors Court

    Three members of the Franklin men’s basketball program were recently named to the 2016-17 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. Grizzly seniors Trey Boles, Aaron Mann and Robbie Prather were all named recipients of the association’s annual honor.

    Boles, a 2013 Carroll County High School graduate, earned a spot on the Honors Court for the second straight year after graduating with a degree in athletic training. Last year, he appeared in all 25 games, making eight starts in his final year as a Grizzly.

  • Winn student registration Aug. 1

    Student registration for all students is from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 1, at the Winn gym. At registration, families will fill out the following forms: child’s emergency card; transportation form; lunch forms; pick-up cards.

    All kindergarten students will need to provide a proof of residency. Families will need to provide a copy of a July utility bill or a copy of a lease agreement verifying that your residency is in Carroll County.

  • Winn enrollment for new students

    Kathryn Winn Primary will host open enrollment for new students from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. July 27, at the school. This is for students who are new to Carroll County or kindergartners not enrolled as of May 31, 2017.

  • TCC, Wireless Zone to donate 172,000 backpacks full of supplies across nation

    Round Room LLC, the nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Wireless Retailer, announced June 29, that its TCC and Wireless Zone stores are donating 172,000 backpacks full of school supplies to ensure children across the U.S. are well prepared for the start of the school year. Since 2013, TCC has donated more than 505,000 backpacks filled with supplies through its annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway, and Wireless Zone is now a part of the nationwide initiative.

  • Carroll Co. students recognized for academic achievements at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,999 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2017 semester. The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies May 12-13.

    Local EKU graduates were Melissa Sue Stewart of Sanders, graduating cum laude with a nursing degree and Steven Nicholas Abbott of Carrollton, graduating cum laude with a police studies degree.

    The new degree holders join more than 140,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

  • Franklin College athletic training students excel in national board certification exam

    Franklin College’s senior class of undergraduate athletic training students recently took the national Athletic Training Board of Certification (BOC) exam for the 2016-17 academic year. 

    Franklin’s undergraduate athletic training program has maintained above a 96 percent first-time pass rate for the past eight years, significantly higher than the national average of 67 percent.  The program also has had the highest first-time pass rate for the exam of all Indiana schools that have an accredited undergraduate athletic training program.

  • CCMS band rental night July 27

    Keep calm and join band! Carroll County Middle School’s band rental night will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 27, in the band room.

    Join Carroll County Middle School band director Kelly Hash, Carroll County High School band director Brad Howard and the staff at Mel Owen Music to learn about the band program.

    Don’t know what to play? Instructors will be present to help students try out many different instruments and figure out which instrument is the best fit.

  • Cartmell Registration Day July 31

    Cartmell Elementary hosts Registration Day Monday, July 31, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the gym. Parents can complete back to school paperwork, talk with members of the Transportation Department and meet with the school’s counselor and Family Ties Resource staff. Parents also will receive their student’s class placement.

  • KIP report finds students try tobacco and alcohol

    The alcohol and cigarette usage by Carroll County students is following the national trend as reported in the Kentucky Incentives for Prevention survey of students in grades six, eight, 10 and 12.

    National and Kentucky trends summarized in the survey report say that alcohol use among 10th graders has steadily declined in the U.S., dropping more than 50 percent between 2000 and 2016. Alcohol use among 10th graders has generally fallen slightly below the U.S. rate and the decline in use has been seen among Kentucky youth as well.

  • Livingood named Carroll’s superintendent for interim year

    The Carroll County Board of Education named retired Grant County Schools superintendent Ron Livingood as interim superintendent at the June 29, meeting. He was the superintendent from April 2011-Dec. 31, 2016.

    The board approved a one-year contract beginning July 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2018. Livingood will work 220 days for the district and will begin his duties July 12.

    Studer Education

    Nannette Johnston from Studer Education provided “a where are we and what has been done” update to the Carroll County Board of Education.