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Education

  • Scholarship recipient
  • Student of the week: Lauren Cox

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “I like math because it is fun to do the problems.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “I also like gym because I like to play dodgeball and run.”

    What was the last book you read? 
    “Mustang Spirit”

    What was the last movie you saw?  
    “Flicka”

    Where do you want to go to college? 
    University of Kentucky

    What do you want to be when you grow up and why?  

  • Newcomer wins CAC geography bee

    Nate Newcomer, a seventh grader at Christian Academy of Carrollton, won the school level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 16. The school level bee is the first round in the 24th annual National Geographic Bee sponsored by Google. Newcomer will be eligible to compete in the Kentucky state bee held April 5.

  • Carroll joins national honor society at UK

    Phi Sigma Theta has announced that Nicholas Carroll, son of Garlena Wilkerson of Carrollton, has recently become a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society at the University of Kentucky. Phi Sigma Theta is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and rewarding academic achievement in undergraduates at institutions of higher learning.

    Carroll is a freshman at UK, majoring in Civil Engineering.

  • Winn hosts “Week of Future Dreams” on career exploration

    As students enter the lobby of Kathryn Winn Primary School, a quotation, painted in bold letters, stares down from the walls of the recessed ceiling: “The Road to College Begins Here.” The students start out each day circled around the edges of the gymnasium and engage in a call and response chant led by their principal Gerda Wise. After asking each grade when they are “going to college to get more knowledge,” the students shout out in unison the year they are scheduled to graduate from high school.

  • STLP projects advance

    Cartmell Elementary had six STLP projects invited to the state competition:

    • Documentary Video “Country Music Hall of Fame Project Based Learning Collaboration called “Words and Music”” by Emily Blackburn and Bailey Mefford

    • Feature Video “The Best Me is Drug Free” by Hailey Robbins, Isabell Campbell, Genny Barrara, Caitlin Voils, Taylor Drennen, Kaycee Harrell, Trinity Robbins, Danyn Johnson, Lilly Young, and Adyeson Horine.

  • Abbott on Dean’s List

    Somerset Community College has named Scott Abbott of Carrollton to the dean’s list for the Fall 2012 semester. Abbott is a full time student working towards a degree in applied science while majoring in aviation maintenance technology. He is the son of Sandra Abbott of Carrollton. and the grandson of Mary Abbott also of Carrollton and the late George Abbott.

    A grade point average of 3.5 or higher must be maintained to be on the deans list.

  • Student of the week: Mason Byrd

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is math because I’m good at it.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is math because it is what I can do best in school.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Voyage of the Dawn Treader”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Wreck It Ralph”

  • Student of the week (March 6): Connor Rowe

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because we are learning fractions and multiplication, and I like numbers.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I like numbers and math is easy for me.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Oz The Great and Powerful”

  • Schools collaborate to plan College & Career Readiness activities

    Operation Preparation, a state-wide program promoting college and career readiness among middle and high school students, has expanded from one week in 2012 to the entire month of March this year.  Every student in eighth and 10th grade will meet face-to-face with a trained volunteer about a possible career area the student has identified in his or her Individual Learning Plan (ILP).