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Education

  • CCMS students show off their STEM projects
  • New test-scores model shows Carroll schools ‘need improvement’

    New test scores from the 2011-12 school year were unveiled Friday and will establish a new starting point for schools across the commonwealth to measure progress in several different areas.

    The state’s new Unbridled Learning Accountability Model was unveiled with an avalanche of data, but the following is an attempt to explain what it all means for Carroll County in the simplest terms possible.

  • Student of the week: Brandon Smith

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “When I do good, I earn prizes from my teacher.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “STEM. I like to build with Legos.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Ms. Wishy Washy”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Spongebob”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • McClellen named to August dean’s list

    The University of Northwestern acknowledges that Cameron Stuart McClellen of Carrollton has made the dean’s list for the August 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean’s list. McClellen is majoring in diesel technology and agriculture.

    He is the son of April McClellen and the grandson of the late “C.E.” and Donna Yocum.

  • Lunch menu | Nov. 7, 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 7: Chili, grilled cheese, vegetable sticks with dip,  pears and milk; breakfast: breakfast pizza.

    Thursday, Nov. 8: BBQ, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, peaches and milk; breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon.

    Friday, Nov. 9: Sub sandwiches, ham, turkey, cheese, bun, pickled beets, chips, bananas, Jell-O and milk.

  • Science In Style
  • Student of the week: Gage Clark

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Recess, I get to play with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Science, it is so cool.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Tiptoes”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “David and Goliath”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Don’t know

  • Local residents enrolled at EKU

    Joshua Pence of Worthville, a freshman pre-nursing major, was named one of 400 students who are members of the Honors Program at Eastern Kentucky University.

    Other local residents who have enrolled at EKU include Jayla Tomlinson, Devin Gray, Nicole Meadows and Brandon Rassman, all of Carrollton; Leah Chandler of Ghent; and Andrea Hardesty of Sanders.

  • JCTC event features high-tech treasure hunt

    Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus held its third annual Team-building and Geocaching Event on Friday, October 12 at General Butler State Park. Fourteen students participated in the event starting the day with various leadership and teambuilding activities with Telly Sellars, Ph.D., counseling supervisor at the Louisville Campus.

    Sellars had students participate in an introduction activity and explained to students the different types of learning styles.

  • Rocket Science

    Carroll County High School students in Mr. Paul Stone’s environmental science class recently studied how scientists study space, the tools they use, how to design an experiment and aerodynamics. Students completed a rocket kit, but had to make at least one modification, such as adding or reducing weight, lengthening or shortening the rocket, or modifying the fins or parachute. Students then tested their design and went back to the classroom to reflect on the process and the outcome.