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Education

  • It’s time to apply now for fall financial aid

    It’s not too early to begin preparing for the fall semester. If applying for financial aid, the priority deadline for college financial aid is fast approaching, and students needing aid for the fall 2013 or spring 2014 semesters should begin the application process now.

    The first step is to complete the FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  At Jefferson Community and Technical College, the FAFSA begins the process for determining all forms of federal, state and local financial aid. The priority deadline to submit the FAFSA is March 15.

  • School Menu | Jan. 30, 2013

    Wednesday, Jan. 30: Chili, grilled cheese, chilled broccoli and carrots with dip, pineapple tidbits, orange and milk; breakfast: oatmeal, cinnamon toast.

    Thursday, Jan. 31: Popcorn chicken, green beans, glazed carrots, roll, baked apples, banana and milk; breakfast: scrambled eggs, toast.

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

  • School Menu | Jan. 23, 2013

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

    Wednesday, Jan. 23: Tomato soup, grilled cheese, chilled broccoli and carrots with dip, apple, sliced peaches and milk; breakfast: sausage, biscuit and gravy.

    Thursday, Jan. 24: BBQ, bun, potato wedges, coleslaw, baked apples, orange and milk; breakfast: pancake on a stick.

    Friday, Jan. 25: Fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, coleslaw, cornbread, diced pears, peach cups and milk;
    breakfast pizza.

  • Carroll County to host District Governor’s Cup Competition

    On Saturday, Jan. 26, four local schools will gather  in Carrollton to participate in the 2013 District Governor’s Cup Competition, an academic event sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition.

    Participating schools are Carroll County High School, Henry County High School, Martha Layne Collins High School and Shelby County High School

    Governor’s Cup features eight events, including the Quick Recall event, which is the only one open to the public.

    Quick Recall begins at 10:45 a.m. at Carroll County High School.

  • Student of the week: Michael McMahan

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because I’m great in math. I get an A-plus in math all the time.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Gym because I can get rid of some energy in my legs.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Maximum Rise”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Super Eight”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • District partners with researchers to promote reading

    Learning to read is like learning to walk or ride a bicycle. Completing those tasks is a challenge at first, but, eventually children learn to accomplish them without thinking. They become as easy to perform as breathing. Some people, however, continue to struggle into adulthood with reading. These challenges often result from an underlying deficiency in one of the many processes necessary to learning to reading and comprehension.

  • Super Grades Through the Ages
  • School board members honored in January

    The students, faculty, staff and administrators of the Carroll County School District are saluting this community’s elected education leaders during January in Kentucky’s 18th annual observation of School Board Recognition Month.

     Mona Kindoll, Carolyn Jones, Mary Ann Pearson, Rob Spenneberg, and Dru Maiden are among the 872 school board members being honored across the Commonwealth this month by 174 local school districts.

  • Harris accepted at Union College

    Megan Harris of Worthville has been accepted to attend Union College for the 2013 fall semester.

    Located in Barbouville, Ky., Union College offers an educational 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.

  • Board of Education | Jan. 16, 2013

    In a brief first meeting of 2013, the Carroll County Board of Education voted to keep its officers in place, as well as officers for the Carroll County School District Finance Corporation.

    Mona Kindoll was voted to remain as chairman and Carolyn Jones vice chairman of both entities. Jon Conrad remains as the treasurer for the board and the corporation; James Crawford remains as the attorney for the board and the corporation.