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Education

  • 2012 Klein Toolbox Award

     Wayne Griffin, left, of Klein Tools, presents a toolbox to Nate Moore, middle. Moore, a junior at Carroll County High School, received this toolbox as an award for exceptional work in the classroom at the Area Technology Center, on June 5.  Previously this award was only given to seniors, but Chuck Hollingsworth, right, decided Moore was most deserving of the award out of the students in his Industrial Machine Repair class. 

  • Grainger scholarship

  • Tilley named to 2012 dean’s list

     The University of Northwestern Ohio announced that John D. Tilley of Carrollton has been named to the Dean’s List for the March 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies.

    He is the son of John Scott Tilley of Carrollton and Donna Tilley of Gallatin County and grandson of John P. and Lavern Tilley of Carrollton.

  • Reports show state on right education track

     For several years now, the General Assembly’s Office of Education Accountability has compiled an annual report that gives us a big-picture look at how our students compare to their counterparts in other states.

    While there are persistent challenges, many tied to poverty, the report has some positive trends certainly worth noting.

  • Congratulations, Class of 2012!
  • Movin’ Up

      The moving-up ceremony for the CCMS eighth graders took place at 6:30 on May 23 in the middle school gym. 

  • Students earn academic honors

     Six Carrollton Campus students earned Jefferson Community and Technical College’s highest academic honor when they were inducted recently into the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society for two-year colleges.

    They were among eight students receiving special honors this month.

    Juliann Adams, Lisa Arvin, Felicia Carter, Deborah Geisler, Amber Lafferty and Bessie Mumphrey were invited to join Phi Theta Kappa after meeting or exceeding the minimum requirements, a 3.5 GPA and 12 hours of college credits.

  • Gourds earn honors at Kentucky festival

     Carroll County Middle School brought home honors during the 2012 Kentucky Gourd Festival.

    CCMS received a trophy and a first place ribbon from the festival.

    Results

    First Place: Autumn Martinez, Natalie Bennett, Kelsey Wallace, Chase Willis, Taylor Drake-Thayer, Lauren Toombs and Katelyn Boren

    Second Place: Brandin McGuire, Shaylan Saulsberry, Taylor Hayden, Dillon Skirvin, Jenah Roberts, Deidra Proctor and Ana Garcia

  • Tentative budget for 2012-13 approved by Board of Education

    Chief Financial Officer Jon Conrad presented a tentative budget overview for the 2012-13 school year to the Carroll County Board of Education Thursday.

    The budget totals $23,194,130. The deadline to submit the working budget to the state is Sept. 30.

  • Cartmell artists’ showcase