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Education

  • Change orders totalling $15,000 OK’d for field project

    Carroll County Board of Education approved changes to wiring for the lights and sidewalks for the athletic complex at the high school during a special meeting July 30.

    The $3.5 million dollar project completely replaces the bleachers, concession stand and restrooms. A new artificial turf playing surface wide enough to serve both soccer and football and an eight-lane track are being installed.

  • Tasty transportation

    Children created edible cars as a part of Cartmell Elementary’s “Discover Engineering Days” July 29. The students used candy and other junk food items to create an edible car that would travel down a ramp. The cars must have a body, two axels and at least three wheels. 

  • August resolutions to ready for classes

    While January is the first of twelve months by the calendar, for many children and parents, the year really begins on the first day of school in August. Stores are packed with pencils, pens, binders and backpacks. School buses come out of their summer hibernation, and after eight weeks away from school, almost everyone is ready for the year to get started.

  • Ready fair August 6 at Cartmell Elementary

    The Family Ties Resource Center will be sponsoring their annual Ready Fair from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6 at Cartmell Elementary School.

    Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet the principals and administrators. Cartmell teachers will be in their classrooms to greet their new students. Kathryn Winn teachers will be at Kathryn Winn School in their classrooms also from 4-6 p.m. to greet KWP students.

  • Band Camp, 2015
  • iLead Academy begins first year of innovative program
  • Summer reading program ends with Animal Avengers
  • Ready Fair set for Aug. 6

    The Family Ties Resource Center will be sponsoring their annual Ready Fair from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6 at Cartmell Elementary School.

    There will be lots of information and free items available to families to help make sure the school year gets off to a great start. Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet the principals and administrators. Cartmell teachers will be in their classrooms to greet their new students. Kathryn Winn teachers will be at Kathryn Winn School in their classrooms also from 4-6 p.m. to greet KWP students.

  • CCECC and CCPL to host five community events this year

    The Carroll County Early Childhood Council and the Carroll County Public Library are gearing up for another year of fun, food and early learning. CCECC and CCPL will host five community events geared toward families with children ages 0 – 5 years old. A free meal will be served at each event, and all Carroll County families with young children are invited to attend.

    Sept. 10, “Down on the Farm” — Children are encouragedto wear farming attire. The event will be held at Point Park at 5:30 p.m.

  • JCTC graduate earns scholarships for bachelor’s degree

    Jefferson Community and Technical College graduate Karen Magee was recently awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship and the Kentucky Tradition Scholarship at the University of Kentucky.

    The Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship covers the cost of undergraduate in-state tuition and mandatory registration fees for up to two years of undergraduate study. The Kentucky Tradition Scholarship is $1,500 per semester for up to two years.