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Education

  • School Menu | Oct. 9, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.

     

    Oct. 9-10: Fall Break

     

    Monday Oct. 13: Breakfast: biscuit and gravy; lunch: sloppy Joe with bun, scalloped potatoes, great Northern beans, apple or pears. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: ribeque or meatball sub with bun, great Northern beans, apple or pears.

  • Hogan selected to present at Cumberland University colloquium

    Cumberland University recently selected Quincy Hogan of Carrollton, Ky., a senior majoring in child growth and learning, to present her research at a campus-wide colloquium on Sept. 19.

    The program covered various topics from ebola to ancient Egypt to the adult bully and much more.

  • District, schools exceed state testing goals

    The Carroll County School District and all tested district schools exceeded their Annual Measurable Objective (AMO) this year on Kentucky’s Unbridled Learning testing system, which the state uses to determine which schools and school districts are improving and which are not.

  • Concrete to be removed at old CCMS gym

    Uneven flooring in the old gymnasium required the Carroll County Board of Education to approve a fifth change order Monday, Sept. 29, for the Carroll County Middle School renovation.

    The board unanimously approved a motion to demolish the existing 38-foot by 88-foot concrete slab in the old gym, at a cost of $23,905. In about a week, another change order will need to be approved to install the new flooring materials, RossTarrant Architects Project Manager Eric Steva explained.

  • School district budget tops $25 million

    The Carroll County Board of Education unanimously approved a working budget of more thank $25 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

    The budget totals $25,365,495.75, with employee salaries and benefits taking up 72.08 percent. There also is a 9 percent contingency built in.

    The new district activity budget line generated the most discussion.

  • CCHS students to take on great leadership roles in school

    Carroll County High School rolled out a new leadership program Sept. 25, with assemblies and training provided by the Franklin-Covey group.

    GRIT, which stands for Goal-Driven, Resilient, Influential Teens, is the model being used for the Leader In Me activities at the high school.

  • Carrollton campus welcomes returning students

    JCTC-Carrollton Campus held its third annual Welcome Week during the week of August 25th which included daily activities for new and returning students.

    Welcome Week will allow students to get familiar with campus and campus resources as well as join in fellowship with classmates.

  • Project-based learning elevates student work

    Before the information revolution of the late twentieth century upended the status quo, the traditional model of education was a perfect fit. Students sat in rows, completed assignments and listened to lectures. This model of education focused on large groups of students, not on the needs of individuals.

  • Student of the week: Dalten Wilson First grade (Miller)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because we use Ten Frames.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because we work with partners.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “7 Habits”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Sponge Bob”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Wants to go to college, but not sure where

  • Grit key to being successful

    Teachers and administrators often field questions from parents about how to give children the best chance to succeed. How can parents get children to complete their homework, to prepare for college and to learn new skills? Until recently, a clear recipe for “success” has been elusive.

    However, surprising new research is providing a clear answer to these questions and many others: Grit makes the difference.