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Education

  • Winter concert

     The Carroll County High School Concert Band, above, performs “Bell Carol Fantasy,” under the direction of Conductor Scott Brawner, during the winter concert held at the CCHS gymnasium on Dec. 15. At left, senior Sarah Hawkins on alto sax plays “Embraceable You,” with the Carroll County High School Jazz Band. At right, senior Kiana Benhoff plays trumpet while the Carroll County High School Jazz Band performs “Georgia on my Mind.”

  • Student of the week: Alex Skirvin, 12th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is being around all my friends and favorite teachers because I enjoy seeing people I don’t get to see outside of school.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is band because I love being around music all the time.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “To Kill A Mockingbird”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • Carol’s Christmas

    Carroll County Middle School performed the play “Carol’s Christmas” on Dec. 13. It is a retelling of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.” Carol is a spoiled middle school girl who does not care about anyone. Ghosts come to help show her the error of her ways by showing her things from her past, present and future.

  • Teacher wins $500 technology grant

    First-year special education teacher David Craig won a $500 grant from McDonald’s to be used for technology in his classroom at Carroll County Middle School.  Craig was presented with the check by Grant Groen, a McDonald’s franchise owner.

    “It is an honor to do something to help the students and families of Carroll County Middle School,” Groen said.

  • Sharing the music

     

    The Carroll County High School Chorus and their band held a concert Dec. 12 in the high school cafeteria. 

  • Santa receives more Christmas wishes from local children

    Jaclyn McGahan’s

    second-grade class

    Dear Santa,

    For Christmas I want make up, stuffed animals, all a lot of books and Diary of Wipy Kid. Badaszelled balls. Slushy maker. More ds games. All of the One Direction songs. Dream lights, mp4.

    From Skilar Polley

    Dear Santa,

    I want 2 skat bords 2 of lgthats and 8 pars of black spares 2 pars of boys DCsd and a pare of pink spary and toys!

    Thak you for my stuff,

    Emily A.

    Dear Santa,

  • Dow Corning employees bring real life perspective to math

    Dow Corning is changing the way that students learn mathematics at Carroll County Middle School. Twelve Dow Corning employees are volunteering one hour each week to tutor seventh graders in mathematics during the school day.

    “We are excited to have Dow Corning volunteers,” CCMS math teacher Laura Willhoite said. “It’s great to have professionals willing to come in and help the students. We have engineers, business administrators and others willing to take time out of their busy schedules to help, and we are extremely grateful for that.”

  • Student of the week: Carmen Simo Perkins, sixth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is that I get to learn more every day and I get to come to school.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I get to learn more cool problems so that I can learn them in the future.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Big Nate: Game On”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Monster University”

  • School menu | Dec. 19, 2013

    Thursday, Dec. 19: Sliced turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, sweet potatoes, roll, cranberry sauce and fruit salad; breakfast: Sausage biscuit.

    Friday, Dec. 20: BBQ, bun, smiley fries, kale, baked apples and orange; breakfast: Donuts.

    Monday Dec. 23-31: closed for the holidays!

  • All Pro Dads make a difference in child’s education

    Fathers and father figures are making a difference at Cartmell Elementary School through the All Pro Dad’s Day Breakfast. The breakfast is held once each month in the Cartmell library from 7:15-7:45 a.m. The program gives fathers another outlet through which they can participate in their children’s education.