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Education

  • 2017 Band of Gold seniors
  • District sees progress in reading but not in math

    Carroll County Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak and Elementary Instructional Supervisor Jonica Ray reviewed the testing results for the 2016-17 school year at the Oct. 26, Board of Education meeting.

    The district made progress in reading at every grade level but two; unfortunately the district took a step backwards in mathematics at every grade level. Oak said they had implemented a new math curriculum, Engage New York, and that is the only thing that changed in math from the previous year.

  • District explores its options to accomodate its Head Start grant

    Carroll County Schools will need to make some changes in order to accomodate all day Head Start for three and four year olds. The district received a federal grant to create additional space for the students, but will need to spend general fund money as well.

  • 2017 CCHS cheer seniors
  • Scarrollton Skeleton 5K Run/Walk Oct. 28

    SPARK Academy students at Carroll County High School Andrea Searcy and Katie Osborne are hosting a 5K run/walk as a service project. The event, called Scarrollton Skeleton 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the race begins at 9 a.m.

    The cost is $25. T-shirts are included, and medals will be awarded to the top three racers in each age group: 14 and under, 15-30, 31-49 and 50 and older.

  • School Menu | Oct. 26, 2017

    Friday, Oct. 27: Breakfast: cinnamon roll or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Roast beef and gravy with roll or grilled cheese, mashed potatoes, green beans, banana or fruit sorbet.

    Monday, Oct. 30: Breakfast: Breakfast pizza or banana bread or Trix yogurt with granola or Pop Tarts, orange; Lunch: Pizza or hot ham cheese panini, corn, veggie toss and apple; Lunch: Grilled chicken with Swiss cheese or turkey with Swiss cheese on Ciabatta Bread, Tater Tots, chilled broccoli with carrots, applesauce or pear halves.

  • Teacher spotlight: Samantha Abercrombie

    Samantha Abercrombie’s resume has Cartmell Elementary written all over it. 

    •Cartmell Elementary co-op: 2004 – 2005

    •Cartmell Elementary instructional assistant: 2005 – 2012

    •Cartmell Elementary student teacher: 2012

    •Cartmell Elementary classroom teacher: 2012 – 2017

     

    Though she has only been teaching for five years, she has been in the school longer than most.   

  • Carroll County Schools cancellation procedure

    If a school day is cancelled this year, the Carroll County School District will broadcast that cancellation in the following ways:

    Phone (One Call Now)

    All parents and guardians whose phone number is in the Infinite Campus system will receive a phone call through the One Call Now system.

    Television stations

    • Channel 2: Insight

    • 84 WHAS & WHAS11

    • Wave3

    • WCPO

    • Local 12

    •Springmyer Communications

    •WDRB Fox41

    •32 WLKY

  • School menu | Oct. 19, 2017

    Thursday, Oct. 19: Breakfast, French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Beef or Chicken nachos, lettuce/tomato, salsa/sour cream, queso sauce, refried beans, fiesta rice, banana or pineapple.

    Friday, Oct. 20: Breakfast, Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Fish patty on bun or corn dog, macaroni and cheese, steamed broccoli, cole claw, Mandarin oranges, or Craisins.

  • Fundraiser for injured student

    A fundraiser will be held Oct. 21, for Kalynn Bright, a sophomore at Carroll County High School who was in an ATV accident Oct. 7. She suffered a head trauma, two compressed fracutres in her back, a broken bone in her jaw area and hearing loss in her right ear, according to a Facebook page for the benefit. She also has suffered some short-term memory loss. She was hospitalized and will need rehabilitation.

    The event will be held from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 21, at the American Legion Post 41, 123 Fifth St., Carrollton. The event includes games, a cake walk, dunking booth and more.