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Education

  • Alternative school prepares students for reality

    Before coming out of retirement in 2004 to teach at the Carroll County Alternative Learning Center, Ed Nelson, the school’s current principal, taught agriculture classes at Carroll County High School for 28 years. Referring to himself as “an old vocational teacher at heart,” Nelson says preparing students as citizens and employees has always been important to him as an educator.

  • Carroll County Schools Lunch Menu | Feb. 27, 2013

    Wednesday, Feb. 27: Chili, toasted cheese sandwich, chilled broccoli and carrots, pineapple tidbits, orange and milk; breakfast: pancake on a stick.

    Thursday, Feb. 28: Ham, turkey, cheese on bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle, baked beans, spicy fries, banana, pears and milk; breakfast: scrambled eggs with biscuit.

    Friday, March 1: Pork roast, mashed potatoes, broccoli and cheese, roll, orange, applesauce, and milk; breakfast: breakfast,  pizza.

    Monday, March 4: No school

  • Registration seminar for current eighth graders set for March 7 at high school

    2013-14 calendarThe guidance department of Carroll County High School is sponsoring a registration seminar for parents of students who will attend the high school next school year. Current eighth-grade parents and students will meet with the guidance counselor at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 in the high school cafeteria.

  • Student of the week: Trey Boles

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “Seeing and spending time with friends.”
    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “Environmental science and anatomy”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Hamlet, for English class.”
    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Zoolander”
    Where do you want to go to college? 
    Undecided

  • It’s not too late to sign up for classes at JCTC

    The Spring 2013 semester is in full swing at Jefferson Community and Technical College—Carrollton Campus. Faculty, staff and students are taking on a variety of activities for the college and the community.

  • Annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash to be held March 2

    The Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash returns to Kathryn Winn Primary 10 a.m.-1 p.m. this Saturday. The eighth annual community literacy fair will be held in the school gymnasium, cafeteria and library/media center on the actual birthday of the beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, who was born 109 year ago on March 2.

    The event, which involves more than 20 community groups, offers a variety of literacy-based activities for young children and is sponsored this year by the Carroll County Early Childhood Council.

  • Middle School renovations to include new gymnasium, classrooms, locker rooms

    Plans are getting underway for Carroll County Middle School renovations.

    Much of the project’s focus will center on building a new gymnasium and transforming the current gymnasium into a new collaborative workspace expanding Project Lead the Way and the STEAM program.

    Chief Financial Officer Jon Conrad said the estimated total project cost is $5.743 million; however that amount will change after the project is bid out.

  • Carroll County Schools Menu | Week of Feb. 20, 2013

     Wednesday, Feb. 20: spaghetti with meat sauce, Nantucket blend, steamed broccoli, banana, sliced peaches and milk; breakfast: pancakes in a bag.

    Thursday, Feb. 21: chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, apple, fruit cocktail and milk; breakfast:  sausage egg biscuit.

    Friday, Feb. 22: sloppy Joe on bun, pimento cheese sandwich, French fries, kale, orange, baked pears and milk; breakfast: donuts.

  • Tiger Cubs visit The News-Democrat

    Tiger Cub Pack 418 visited The News-Democrat on Feb. 12 to learn more about the newspaper business. The boys learned how to conduct interviews. They came up with a list of questions, paired up and interviewed each other. They also took each others’ pictures. Here are the results of their hard work.

  • Student of the week: Kirsten “Kenzie” Nelson

     What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is math. I love math because I get to learn about adding and subtracting.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite subject is history. I love to learn about the world’s history.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “I’m reading ‘Ghost Girl’ right now.”

    What was the last movie you saw?