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Education

  • 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.

  • Lunch menu | Oct. 24, 2012

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

    Thursday, Oct. 25: Breakfast for lunch, sausage, biscuit, gravy, hashbrowns, baked apples and milk; breakfast, pancakes, bacon.

    Friday, Oct. 26: Hot dog with bun, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, peas, fruit and milk; breakfast, breakfast pizza.

    Monday, Oct. 29: Chicken, buttered noodles, green beans, pears, hot rolls and milk; breakfast, mini pancakes in a bag.

  • Student of the week: Kassidy Perry

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Being with my friends and the education.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Pre-calculus because math is  my best subject and my pre-cal teacher makes the class fun.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Insurgent”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Here comes the boom”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Winn Principal Wise, named Kentucky Teacher’s October Leader of the Month

    Every morning in the Kathryn Winn Primary School gymnsasium, Principal Gerda Wise leads students in a college chant before they leave for their classrooms.

    “Hey, first grade. When are you going to college?” Wise asks.

    “We are going to college to get some knowledge in 2024,” students reply.

    Wise repeats the college chant for remaining grades, and each answers with the year of their high school graduating class.

  • CCHS Senior Night for Choir, Band
  • Hawkins benefits from full-ride county consortium scholarship

    A scholarship from the Carroll County Training Consortium provided Mary Hawkins with opportunities that led to a full-time job in quality assurance at Dow Corning’s Carrollton plant.

    The scholarship paid Hawkins’ full tuition at Jefferson Community and Technical College and for all of her books for her two-year degree in Applied Process Technology.

  • Carroll County Middle School next in line for renovations

    Now that the renovation of Cartmell Elementary School is complete and the Early Childhood Learning Center is in its second year, Carroll County Schools Superintendent Lisa James and the Board of Education are turning their attention to upgrading and updating Carroll County Middle School.

    The project will include a new or renovated gymnasium, as well as renovations to two basements below the existing building, James said in a phone interview Monday, to create space for an arts and humanities program and project-based learning.

  • CCHS students solve real-life problems 
in leadership class

    Students in Lynn Eaglin’s leadership class are seeking real solutions to real problems at Carroll County High School. These students who have already met their college and career readiness benchmarks on the ACT are now applying 21st century learning skills to tackle some real challenges from increasing school spirit to reducing the drop-out rate.