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Education

  • White receives NSCS membership

    Ian Christopher White, son of the Rev. Doctor Chris and Jennifer White of Carrollton has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

  • Cartmell Champion block hits the ‘sweet spot’ of learning

    The best hits in baseball come when the ball connects with the “sweet spot” of the bat, the part of the barrel about six and half inches from the end, that maximizes the force of the swing. Doug Oak, principal of Cartmell Elemen-tary School and former baseball player at Cumber-land College, compares the school’s new “Personalized Learning Time,” or PLT, to hitting the “sweet spot of learning.”

  • Middle School project OK’ed by school board

    Carroll County Board of Education approved a revised design for the Carroll County Middle School renovation at its meeting Thursday, March 28.

    The projected total construction cost increased from an estimated $5.743 million to an estimated $7.625 million. However, this will change when the project is bid out, Chief Financial Officer Jon Conrad said.

    The total estimated cost for the project is $8,703,996.

  • Learning Experience
  • Students pay it forward with ‘A Place to Sleep’

    Carroll County Area Technology Center recently received a grant from Lowe’s to build 10 beds for needy students from Carroll, Gallatin, Owen and Trimble counties who do not have a bed to sleep in. This initiative was inspired by the movie “The Blind Side” and was started in 2009 by Jessica Collins, a 10-year-old student in Shelby County, Mary Stratton, CCATC area supervisor said.

    Logan Hanes, a kitchen designer from Lowe’s in Frankfort, recently sent a letter to Stratton praising the students’ work.

  • Student of the week: Cassandra Southworth

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “I like to learn new things and to hang out with my friends.”
    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “Science because I want to go into a science field.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Clockwork Princess”
    What was the last movie you saw?  
    “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”
    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Honor Roll | March 27, 2013

    Cartmell Elementary School

     Third Grade
    All As

    Jubilee E. Burnham, Rebecca L. Campbell, JulieannaN. Clifton, Haileigh R. Corbett, Lylah B.Cox, Cameron J. Darnold, Sophia A. Fremin, Christy J. Galvez Ramirez. Jaxon D. Hewitt, Layne E. Huesman, Cole R. Looney and MaKenzi N. McHenry.

    A/B

  • A night at the theater
  • Carroll County Schools Lunch Menu | March 20, 2013

    Wednesday, March 20: Taco or chicken fajita on tortilla, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, grapes, sliced peaches; breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon.

    Thursday, March 21: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, orange, fruit cocktail and milk; breakfast: sausage egg biscuit.

    Friday, March 22: Sloppy Joe on bun, pimento cheese sandwich, French fries, broccoli, apple, baked pears and milk; breakfast: donuts.

  • Students recognized at mock trial tourney

    Two Carroll County High School Mock Trial juniors were recognized at the State Mock Trial Tournament March 8-9.

    Nick Aulbach was named outstanding attorney and Logan Underwood was named best witness.

    The high school would like to congratulate all of the members of this year’s team.