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Education

  • Consider hosting foreign exchange student

    Bring the world together by hosting a foreign exchange student! World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a public benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, The former Soviet Union countries and Norway.

    Couples and families with and without children in the home are all encouraged to host. You can choose to host a student for a semester or for the school year.

  • School Menu | Aug. 11, 2016

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

    Thursday, Aug. 11: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana. Carroll County High School and Middle School will offer: Soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana for lunch.

  • JCTC Dean’s List released

    Jefferson Community and Technical College announced the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester.

  • Students return to learn

    Students at Carroll County Schools went back to class Aug. 10, to start the 2016-2017 school year. 

  • Orange Frog goes district-wide

    Four frogs are forced to inhabit a new pond. The pond is beautiful, but no other frogs will live there. What does this have to do with being happy? A lot, it turns out.

    A parable based on the research of psychologist Shawn Achor, “The Orange Frog” is a book that shows how being happy leads to being successful.

  • School Menu | Aug. 4, 2016

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary schools, changes for Carroll County High and Middle schools are italicized.

    Wednesday, Aug. 10: Breakfast: Cinnamon roll or yogurt with granola or mini pancakes; lunch: Hamburger or cheeseburger, lettuce/pickle/tomato, French fries, peas and diced peaches.

  • Reading and Fitness
  • Get prepared for back to school with Ready Fair

    The Family Ties Resource Center will be sponsoring the annual Ready Fair from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Kathryn Winn Primary.

    There will be lots of information and free items available to families to help make sure the school year gets off to a great start. Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet the principals and administrators. Kathryn Winn and Head Start teachers will be in their classrooms to greet their new students. Cartmell teachers will also be in their classrooms at Cartmell during that time to greet their students.

  • Work remains to finish gym project at CCMH

    A total of 163 items remain on the Carroll County Middle School construction project’s punch list, down from the more than 800 items on the original four lists that cover architectural, site, mechanical/electrical/plumbing, and addendum — items discovered as other work was being done.

  • Summer melodies - Carroll County High School Band of Gold