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Education

  • Local students accepted to Union College for 2013

    Two local students have been accepted to attend Union College for the fall semester of 2013.

    Those students are Trey Boles of Carrollton and Clayton Martin of Milton.

    Located in Barbourville, Ky., Union College offers an education experience where students receive personal attention to help make their educational experience successful.

    Union is a four-year liberal arts school related to the United Methodist Church.

  • School menu | Nov. 21, 2012

    Menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, toast, cereal.

    Wednesday, Nov. 21:  No school.

    Thursday, Nov. 22: No school, Happy Thanksgiving.

    Friday, Nov. 23: No school.

    Monday, Nov. 26: Popcorn chicken, sweet potato fries, green beans, applesauce and milk; breakfast: sausage, biscuit and gravy.

    Tuesday, Nov. 27: Lasagna, tossed salad, vegetable blend, breadstick, fresh fruit and milk; breakfast: pancakes and bacon.

  • Carroll County students learn citizenship through food drive

    November has been an active month of learning about citizenship for students in the Carroll County School District. From the Presi-dential Election to Veteran’s Day to Scouting for Food, students have learned first-hand what citizens must do to live in a civil society. Throughout November, students learned about democracy, honored those who keep our country safe, and have helped fellow Carroll County citizens who need a helping hand during the holidays.

  • Current version GED test to expire in 2013

    The current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED test on Jan. 2, 2014.

    Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not passed all five parts, have until the end of 2013 to pass or they will need to start over again in 2014 with the new GED test in order to receive their high school credential.

  • Scores show schools ‘need improvement’

    The results are in from the first round of the state’s Unbridled Learning Accountability Model – the successor to the state’s Kentucky Core Content Test and CATS assessment models.

    Pam Williams, instructional supervisor for Carroll County Schools, on Thursday explained to the Board of Education that the new Common Core Assessment Standards have been adopted in 48 states, but Kentucky was the first state to implement it in statewide testing.

    “All eyes are on Kentucky,” Superintendent Lisa James said.

  • Student of the week: Grace Long

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I like art because I like being creative and I like to doodle and draw a lot.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Reading because it really comes easy to me and it seems to be really fun.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer Stone”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Wreck It Ralph”

  • JCTC to hold resource fair

    JCTC will host a resource fair on Wednesday, November 14th, from 1-6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. It will feature information about certificate, diploma, and degree programs; student services and organizations, community agencies and partners, transfer fair, financial education, and networking.  For more information, contact Heather Yocum at 502-213-5216 or heather.yocum@kctcs.edu

  • Butcher elected sorority secretary at Kappa Delta

    Jill Butcher of Carroll County was recently elected to be secretary of the Kappa Delta Sorority at Eastern Kentucky University.

    Butcher is the daughter of Karen Brooks and Dooley Butcher.

    She is a 2011  graduated of Carroll County High School. and is a a sophomore at  EKU majoring in nursing.

  • District focuses on STEAM activities

    Students at Cartmell Elementary School created squirrel houses while some students at Carroll County Middle School built scale models of hurricane shelters. High school students conducted video conferences with local business leaders and participated in face-to-face interviews with personnel from local industries.

    At Kathryn Winn Primary School, students visited seven stations throughout the day for hands-on learning.

  • Cartmell Elementary earns state energy award

    Richard B. Cartmell Elementary in the Carroll County School District has been recognized by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet for earning the prestigious Energy Star, a national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy performance.