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Education

  • Curell retires after career in education

    After 44 years in education, Carroll County Schools Director of Pupil Personnel and Chief Operations Officer Larry Curell is retiring.

    Curell was born in Flint, Mich., and is a graduate of Mt. Carmel School, a Christian school located in Breathitt County, Ky.

    He graduated from Asbury University with a double major and needed one class from Xavier University to receive his DPP certification. Curell said that Kentucky is one of the few states that have a director of pupil personnel in its staffing structure.

  • McNeal retires after career in education

    “Scary” is how Pam McNeal described her upcoming retirement as coordinator of the Carroll County Head Start program in an interview June 6.

    “This is a new phase for me and the unknown can be scary,” McNeal said.

    McNeal, a Carroll County native, is retiring with 24 years of service in education. She taught fourth grade at Gallatin County for six years and then spent nine years at Cartmell Elementary as a fourth grade teacher and reading intervention specialist before going to the Head Start program for her final nine years.

  • Willhoite takes on DPP/COO role

    Starting July 1, Mark Willhoite will be filling the dual role of director of pupil personnel and chief operations officer for the Carroll County School District. Willhoite is replacing Larry Curell, who is retiring after 44 years in education, with his final 8 years as DPP/COO in the district.

    “It is an honor to have been chosen for this job,” Willhoite said. “I am committed to doing everything that I can to help our students, our school district and our community.”

  • CCMS Honor Roll | Fourth Nine Weeks

    Sixth grade

    All A’s

    Maci Breeden, Haileigh Corbett, Taylor Courtney,Whitley Cummings, Maria Gonzalez, Layne Huesman, Cosondra Mahoney, Nicki Parrish, Megan Perkinson, Kylie Smith, Antonio Welch and Loretta Young.

    A/B

  • End-of-the-year recognition

    On closing day, Carroll County Schools recognized its employees who were retiring, as well as those who were celebrating 10, 20 and 30 years in the school system. It also awarded Employee of the Year honors.

  • Honoring student achievement
  • Awarding academic excellence
  • Heading to high school
  • 2016 CAC Honor Roll | 4th Q.

    Christian Academy of Carrollton fourth quarter honor roll

    First Grade

    All A’s

    Hannah Weedman              

    Quinn Willhoite                  

    Ella Rose Tiller

                      A/B  

  • Summer learning isn’t just for students

    Summer is just beginning, and for many students and teachers in the Carroll County School District, so is the learning.

    “We have too many exciting opportunities for students to sit the summer out,” said Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak. “June and July are excellent times to catch up or to get ahead.”

    Many Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School students will be attending the Summer Credit Academy, which will be held at CCHS. The Academy will have two sessions: