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Education

  • Students pay it forward with ‘A Place to Sleep’

    Carroll County Area Technology Center recently received a grant from Lowe’s to build 10 beds for needy students from Carroll, Gallatin, Owen and Trimble counties who do not have a bed to sleep in. This initiative was inspired by the movie “The Blind Side” and was started in 2009 by Jessica Collins, a 10-year-old student in Shelby County, Mary Stratton, CCATC area supervisor said.

    Logan Hanes, a kitchen designer from Lowe’s in Frankfort, recently sent a letter to Stratton praising the students’ work.

  • Student of the week: Cassandra Southworth

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “I like to learn new things and to hang out with my friends.”
    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “Science because I want to go into a science field.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Clockwork Princess”
    What was the last movie you saw?  
    “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”
    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Honor Roll | March 27, 2013

    Cartmell Elementary School

     Third Grade
    All As

    Jubilee E. Burnham, Rebecca L. Campbell, JulieannaN. Clifton, Haileigh R. Corbett, Lylah B.Cox, Cameron J. Darnold, Sophia A. Fremin, Christy J. Galvez Ramirez. Jaxon D. Hewitt, Layne E. Huesman, Cole R. Looney and MaKenzi N. McHenry.

    A/B

  • A night at the theater
  • Carroll County Schools Lunch Menu | March 20, 2013

    Wednesday, March 20: Taco or chicken fajita on tortilla, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, grapes, sliced peaches; breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon.

    Thursday, March 21: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, orange, fruit cocktail and milk; breakfast: sausage egg biscuit.

    Friday, March 22: Sloppy Joe on bun, pimento cheese sandwich, French fries, broccoli, apple, baked pears and milk; breakfast: donuts.

  • Students recognized at mock trial tourney

    Two Carroll County High School Mock Trial juniors were recognized at the State Mock Trial Tournament March 8-9.

    Nick Aulbach was named outstanding attorney and Logan Underwood was named best witness.

    The high school would like to congratulate all of the members of this year’s team.

  • 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.