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Education

  • Student of the week: Brad Osborne

     What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Being with my friends because they make my day.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Pre-calculus. Mrs. Woods is an amazing teacher.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Mockingjay”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “The Hobbit”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    University of Kentucky

  • JCTC plans summer camp for area middle-schoolers

    Carroll County Middle School students are being invited to attend the Career Craze summer camp at Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus. 

    This is a free summer camp designed to explore career opportunities that exist in our region. The camp introduces student to the high demand manufacturing technology fields of engineering and electronics technology and applied process technology taught at the JCTC Carrollton Campus.

  • Kathryn Winn students working for ‘summer spike’

    On the last day of classes at Kathryn Winn Primary School, a couple of students asked Principal Gerda Wise if they could make the last ann-ouncement—with a slight change.  Instead of Wise’s usual closing, which encourages students to “read, read, read, all night long,” the students charged their classmates to “play, play, play, all summer long.”

  • Cartmell students showcase artistic talents
  • Seniors visit ‘The Big Apple’
  • Student of the week: Taylor Green

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because it is helpful in life.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because you need to use it in life.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Because of Winn-Dixie”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “The Croods”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    University of Kentucky

  • Maiden graduates from basic combat training

    Army National Guard Pvt. Cody D. Maiden has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

  • Christian Academy celebrates 8th-grade grads
  • Cook receives civil engineering award

    Clayton Spencer Cook of Worthville received the John Russell Award in Civil Engineering April 21 during Western Kentucky University’s annual awards program held at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center in Bolling Green.

    Cook is a student in the Ogden College of Science and Engineering at WKU.

  • Teachers ready students for testing

    Kathryn Winn teachers created a video to the tune of “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to boost their students’ MAP testing scores. Chandra Miracle raps the lyrics to the song. The lyrics were re-written by Miracle, her daughter Abby Miracle, and teachers Joseph McNeese, Aimee Roos and Andrea Carhart. Tips in the video include getting to school on time and eating a good breakfast. The video can be seen on YouTube at http://youtu.be/D0R9sjYTJpk.