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Education

  • Carroll County students claim honors in state STLP competition

    Nearly 5,000 students from across Kentucky competed in the Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship March 28 in Lexington. The students represented 400 schools and more than 100 school districts.

    Students showed what they know and can do with technology in the arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and many marketable career skills by participating in more than 50 technology categories including student-designed projects, products, services and live demonstrations.

  • Middle, high school cheerleaders learn from national competitions

    After standing on the sidelines supporting other athletes for most of the year, the Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School cheerleading squads both stood center stage in their own sport, performing in national competitions in March. The CCHS team won the JAMfest  Nationals Series competition in Louisville in the intermediate co-ed varsity division on March 23-24.  The CCMS team earned second runner-up in the junior high/middle school division among scholastic and recreational squads at the Cheer Limited Nationals at Myrtle Beach, S.C., on March 15-17.

  • Student of the week: Alex Hedges

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “I like first thing in the morning when we work on our board work and then get a chance to get on the Compass program or talk with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “My favorite subject was science, but now it is math.”

    What was the last book you read? 
    “The last book I read was ‘The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood.’”

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  • Student of the week: Skilar Brown

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My teacher and my class because they are nice and Ms. Miracle teaches me a lot.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I like to learn about numbers and how to add and subtract them.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Foot Book”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “A scary movie.”

  • White receives NSCS membership

    Ian Christopher White, son of the Rev. Doctor Chris and Jennifer White of Carrollton has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

  • Cartmell Champion block hits the ‘sweet spot’ of learning

    The best hits in baseball come when the ball connects with the “sweet spot” of the bat, the part of the barrel about six and half inches from the end, that maximizes the force of the swing. Doug Oak, principal of Cartmell Elemen-tary School and former baseball player at Cumber-land College, compares the school’s new “Personalized Learning Time,” or PLT, to hitting the “sweet spot of learning.”

  • Middle School project OK’ed by school board

    Carroll County Board of Education approved a revised design for the Carroll County Middle School renovation at its meeting Thursday, March 28.

    The projected total construction cost increased from an estimated $5.743 million to an estimated $7.625 million. However, this will change when the project is bid out, Chief Financial Officer Jon Conrad said.

    The total estimated cost for the project is $8,703,996.

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