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Education

  • Welding instruction offered

    Kentucky Tech Carroll County Area Technology and Vocational School is offering night classes for welding. Cost is $350. This class will focus on ARC (S.M.A.W.). The fee includes welding rods, gases, metals and other small shop tools.

    Class meets on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 4-9 p.m.

    Classes run from Nov. 11 through Nov. 27, and be 40 hours long. Registration will be held Thursday, Nov. 7 from 3-5 p.m. at the Carroll County Vocational School.

    For more information call (502) 732-4479 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

  • CCMH conducts shoe drive for schools

    A shoe drive conducted through Carroll County Memorial Hospital netted more than seven dozen pairs of shoes, plus socks for children attending Carroll County Schools.

    CCMH Quality Risk Manager Courtney Chowning, RN, BSN, said the drive started in the summer when she was talking with a friend who works for the school district.  

    It was through this discussion that Chowning said she saw the passion her friend has for her students and realized the enormity of need that the children in the school district.  

  • Cartmell students’ artwork featured at artistic website

    Cartmell Elementary art teacher Felicia Clause has teamed up with Artsonia, the world’s largest online kid’s art museum, to display the students’ artwork.

    Anyone can view the school gallery online at: www.artsonia.com/schools/Cartmell1.

    Visitors can browse the artwork in the school gallery by grade level or by specific exhibits.

    Cartmell Elementary School students join thousands of students from more than 130 countries whose artwork is showcased on Artsonia.

  • Winners Circle | Oct. 31, 2013
  • New systems makes paying for school lunches easier

    The Carroll County School District is offering another option for paying for students’ school breakfast and lunch. The district is partnering with My School Bucks (www.myschoolbucks.com) to process credit and debit card deposits online.

    “This opens up a whole new avenue for payment,” Chief Financial Officer Jon Conrad said. “While the schools are happy to continue accepting cash and checks for breakfast and lunch money, we are excited to offer the credit and debit card options as well.”

  • After school activities
  • Schools eye meeting testing targets

    Carroll County Schools are within range of hitting proficiency targets established by the Kentucky Department of Education for 2014.

    At Thursday’s Board of Education meeting, Elementary Instruction Supervisor Pam Williams explained what each school’s numbers were in 2013 and the percentage targets set by the state that the district must reach by the end of this academic year.

    Meeting the annual goals set by the state is considered key for the district to meet targets set by the state’s 2017 Proficiency Delivery Plan, Williams said.

  • School menu | Oct. 24, 2013

    Thursday, Oct. 24: BBQ with bun, potato wedges, kale, baked apples, orange; breakfast: Cheese omelet.

    Friday, Oct. 25: Seafood basket, Mac and cheese, cole slaw, Nantucket veggies, apple, fruit cocktail; breakfast: Donuts.

    Monday, Oct. 28: Hot dog with bun, potato wedges, great Northern beans, orange, pears; breakfast: Pancake on a stick.

    Tuesday, Oct. 29: Chicken Parmesan, prov. blend veggies, garden salad, breadstick, banana, pineapple tidbits; breakfast: Muffins.

  • Student of the week: Natalie Abbott, 11th grade

     What is your favorite thing about school and why? 

    “Learning new things because I like to challenge myself.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it just comes naturally.”

    What was the last book you read?  

    “Pretty Little Liars”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Grown Ups 2”

  • Event offers geocaching, teambuilding exercises

    Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus held its third annual “Teambuilding and Geocaching” event on Friday, Oct. 11, at General Butler State Resort Park.

    English instructor Regan Wann led 16 students in various leadership and teambuilding activities.

    Later in the day, student participated in a high tech treasure hunt, called geocaching.

    Using GPS technology, students searched for hidden containers, ranging from small plastic boxes to metal ammo cans around General Butler State Resort Park.