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Education

  • Kindergarten registration

    Kindergarten “Roundup” Registration is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 25 at Kathryn Winn Primary. Parents should bring their children with them when they register. A short assessment will be given to each child registering for Kindergarten. Please bring a physical, immunizations record, birth certificate, social security card, eye exam and dental screening.

  • Ready for competition
  • Fun with firefighters
  • Student of the week: Penny Jones, Second grade (Stark) (March 6)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Recess because it’s fun!”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Art because I like to draw!”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”

    What is your favorite movie?

    “Thor”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Wants to go to college, but not sure where yet

  • Band students earn ‘Distinguished’ marks at District 5

    Fourteen students earned top ratings at the 2014 Kentucky Music Educators Association District 5 Solo and Ensemble Assessment in February.  

    “Every individual and group that performed earned a ‘Distinguished’ rating, which is the highest possible,” said Scott Brawner, Carroll County High School band director.  “In order to earn the highest rating, the musicians must give an almost-flawless performance. This means correct rhythms, pitch and phrasing. The interpretation must also be strong.”

  • More graduation honors, higher requirements in 2015

    Carroll County Board of Education members came to an agreement at a work session meeting Tuesday that they would like to keep the valedictorian and salutatorian honors and add cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude designations to the Carroll County High School graduation ceremony in order to recognize more students for their achievements. The requirements for these new designations will continue to be discussed at the next regular board meeting at 5 p.m. March 27, at Carroll County Middle School.

  • School district working toward being tobacco-free

    Carroll County Schools is taking its first steps toward becoming a Tobacco-Free Campus. The goal is to be tobacco-free by August 2015, just in time to kick off the 2015-16 school year.

  • ‘We’re off to see the Wizard ...’
  • Contractor selected for $7.8 million middle school renovation project

    Carroll County Board of Education awarded the Carroll County Middle School renovation project bid to Marrilla Design and Construction of Lexington, Ky., at its meeting Thursday, Feb. 27.

    The board received nine bids for the project, which were opened Feb. 6. Marrilla had the lowest bid for both the base and the alternates selected Feb. 11, by the board at a work session meeting, Ron Murrell of Ross Tarrant Architects said. The base bid for the project is $7,434,659 with alternates 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11 selected for a total construction cost of $7,798,115.

  • New PTLW program offers lessons in biomedicine

    Some students at Carroll County High School are trying to determine what caused a mysterious death. As part of Project Lead the Way’s Bio-medical Science curriculum, students in the introductory course are confronted with the death of Anna Garcia, a fictional woman, from the first day of class.

    As the year progresses, students apply concepts from biology and medicine to the case, examining autopsy reports and studying Garcia’s medical history. Additionally, students learn about medical treatments that could have helped prevent her death or prolong her life.