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Education

  • Back to school donations

    Carrollton Christian Church donated 50 backpacks full of school supplies to Christian Academy of Carrollton (25) and Cartmell Elementary (25). The backpacks were delivered to the schools July 31.

  • Panther Kick-Off Orientation Aug. 14

    This is the 14th year that Carroll County High School will be offering the “Panther Kick-Off” orientation as a freshman transition experience.

    Registration for the event will begin at 12:30 p.m.

    Panther Kick-Off 2017 is a half-day orientation event for incoming ninth-grade students that is led by a staff of Panther Kick-Off Mentors (P-KOMs) and administrators. It runs from 1-5 p.m.

    Freshmen will receive their schedules and meet their student mentors and teachers.

  • Bus safety tips for parents

    To help keep your children safe, below are important tips to teach them:

    • Arrive at the bus stop five minutes before the bus is scheduled to arrive.

    • Have all items in their book bag before they leave home so they do not drop anything.

    •Wait at the bus stop in a safe place, 10-12 feet away from the road.

    •Keep electronic equipment packed away as they prepare to board. Never use an electronic device or wear ear buds when walking to the bus stop or when getting on or off the bus.

  • Illegal passing guidelines for school buses

    Per KRS 189.370 - Passing stopped school or church bus

    prohibited

    If any school or church bus used in the transportation of children is stopped upon a highway for the purpose of receiving or discharging passengers, with the stop arm and signal lights activated, the operator of a vehicle approaching from any direction shall bring his vehicle to a stop and shall not proceed until the bus has completed receiving or discharging passengers and has been put into motion.

  • Summer enrichment at Kathryn Winn
  • New JCTC building ready for school year

    What began in 1968 is finally becoming a reality in 2017. Carrollton has a new community and technical college building.

    A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the campus located on Hwy. 227, across the road from the main entrance to General Butler State Resort Park. Classes will officially begin Aug. 14.

    The state legislature approved the funding for a community college in 1968, but according to Dennis Goff there was some ‘horse-trading’ that went on and Carrollton did not receive its campus.

  • iLead, Trimble students to embrace new learning tool

    Summit Learning will be introduced to students at the iLead Academy in Carrollton and at two school facilities in Trimble County when classes begin this fall.

  • Livingood excited for new interim role

    Carroll County Schools interim superintendent Ron Livingood, Ed.D., took over the district’s leadership position July 12. He has a one-year contract with the district as the board of education begins the search for a new superintendent.

    Livingood retired in December 2016 after serving as superintendent of Grant County Schools for more than five years.

  • Boles named to Honors Court

    Three members of the Franklin men’s basketball program were recently named to the 2016-17 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. Grizzly seniors Trey Boles, Aaron Mann and Robbie Prather were all named recipients of the association’s annual honor.

    Boles, a 2013 Carroll County High School graduate, earned a spot on the Honors Court for the second straight year after graduating with a degree in athletic training. Last year, he appeared in all 25 games, making eight starts in his final year as a Grizzly.

  • Winn student registration Aug. 1

    Student registration for all students is from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 1, at the Winn gym. At registration, families will fill out the following forms: child’s emergency card; transportation form; lunch forms; pick-up cards.

    All kindergarten students will need to provide a proof of residency. Families will need to provide a copy of a July utility bill or a copy of a lease agreement verifying that your residency is in Carroll County.