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Education

  • Kindergarten open enrollment, student registration, open house upcoming at Kathryn Winn

    In the coming weeks, Kathryn Winn Primary will be hosting three important events: open enrollment for incoming kindergarteners and new students, student registration and open house.

    Kindergarten and new student open enrollment will be held on July 29 from 12:30–3:30 p.m.

  • Mefford attends GSP
  • CCHS students to learn how to manage money

    Starting in August, all Carroll County High School students will have the opportunity to learn how to manage money like Dave Ramsey. Thanks to a grant from Pathway to Financial Success, a new personal finance class will run all year for a group of students; however, every CCHS student will have access to the class’s content online.

    Dave Ramsey is a personal finance teacher, the author of the book “Financial Peace” and a radio personality with a nationally syndicated radio show, “The Dave Ramsey Show.”

  • Kathryn Winn will host kindergarten open enrollment, student registration, open house

    In the coming weeks, Kathryn Winn Primary will be hosting three important events: open enrollment for incoming kindergarteners and new students, student registration and open house.

    Kindergarten and new student open enrollment will be held on July 29 from 12:30–3:30 p.m.

  • Food Pyramid Bingo

    Carroll County Extension Service hosted Food Pyramid Bingo Tuesday, July 14, at the Lighthouse summer camp. Extension agent Christin Herbst said the purpose was to introduce the children to new foods, teach nuitrition and encourage them to make their plates colorful with all the food groups.

  • Soil removed at CCHS fields; tobacco-free now in effect

    Undesirable soil structure in two places has resulted in change orders for the Carroll County High School athletic field renovations.

    The original budget included $18,000 for soil problems, which covered the first site under the track near the walkway coming off the school parking lot.

  • State legislation raising drop out rate to 18 years old begins this school year

    A 2013 state legislative amendment increasing the age limit for compulsory attendance for Kentucky students to age 18 begins with the 2015-16 school year.

    Previously, unmarried students between the ages of 16 and 18 were able to withdraw from school and terminate his/her education prior to graduation if they had complied with the requirements of KRS 159.010, regarding parents or custodians sending their child to school.

  • EKU honors graduates, Dean’s List students

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,826 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2015 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 15-16.

    Among those was Jillian Leigh Butcher of Carroll County. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing.

  • Dean’s List | July 2, 2015

    Abbott named to EKU’s Spring Dean’s List

    Steven Nicholas Abbott, a 2013 Carroll County High School graduate, was named to Eastern Kentucky University’s Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester. To achieve this distinction, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester. Abbott is majoring in criminal justice.

    Morehead State releases its Spring 2015 Dean’s List

  • Discover Engineering Days continues in July

     Come visit the Cartmell Elementary library every Wednesday this summer break anytime between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to participate in weekly contests inspired by “UK Engineering Day!” Cartmell students may also get a jump start on their AR points and checkout books.

    The following is a schedule of activities:

    •Spaghetti Gumdrop Tower Competition (July 15)

    •Balloon Racers Competition (July 22)

    •Edible Car Contest (July 29)