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Education

  • Celebrating Reading

     Carroll County Public Library Summer Reading Program finished up on July 25 with a performance by juggler and ventriloquist Mike Hemmelgarn from Dayton, Oh. The Summer Reading Program is designed to help children keep up their reading level when school is not in session. 

  • 1,000 books before kindergarten

     SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat Intern

    Aiden Lilley, 5, was the first person to complete the Carroll County Public Library program called “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten.”

    While children of ages one to five are elligible for the program, Lilley was already five before he began. This left him only from January to August to read the allotted 1,000 books.

  • At the Library--August 1, 2012

      Regular children’s programing will be on vacation for the month of August. Sign your child up for “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten.” Ask at the desk for details.

    Wednesday, Aug, 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 10-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

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  • JCTC offers free college classes to those 65 and older

     Pursue a new interest, follow a passion, go exploring, all completely tuition free. But there is a catch. You must be 65 or older.

    Jeffer-son Commun-ity and Technical College has dedicated itself to lifelong learning. 

    As part of that mission, all classes are free for students who are 65 years or older, in a program known as the Donovan Scholarship.

    There are no required test scores or previous college experience required to enroll.

  • Ice Cream Science

    Students learned  how to make ice cream during the Summer ChAMPS program at Kathryn Winn Primary on Wednesday, July 11. Five students, under the direction of Cindy Wheeler, mixed the ingredients in a plastic bag and then shook them up in another bag filled with ice to freeze the ice cream.

  • Proctor earns honors at Spalding University

    Spalding University has named Cassandra Proctor of Louisville, Ky. to the academic honors list for the fourth, fifth and sixth session of the academic year 2011-12.

    Proctor is majoring in elementary education. She is the daughter of Allen and Tammy Godman and granddaughter of Raymond and Barbara Godman all of Carrollton.

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  • CCHS prepares for new school year with freshman orientation

    Carroll County High School will host freshman orientation on Friday, Aug. 3, for students and parents to help prepare them for the opening day of school on Wednesday, Aug. 8. 

    This is the ninth year that Carroll County High School will be offering the “Panther Kick-Off” Orientation as a freshman transition experience. With the support of administration they are offering this opportunity for all incoming freshmen to be held Friday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Carroll County High School. 

  • Fire and Ice

    Carroll County Public Library sponsored a “Mad Science” program for the Summer School students at Cartmell Elementary on July 11. The presentation was titled “Fire and Ice.”