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Education

  • Youth program offered

    Career STEPS serving Carroll County will offer a Youth Internship Program for individuals ages 18-21 who meet Workforce Investment Act eligibility requirements.  Help with financial and support services will be offered along with guidance into high demand occupations, career testing, planning and exploration, employment assistance (hundreds of jobs listed daily), post-secondary education and short-term training information, assistance and referrals.

  • Smith earns doctorate

    Georgia Smith of Madison, Ind. graduated with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions, on April 28. She is the dean of the School of Nursing and associate professor at Ivy Tech Community College in Madison and Lawrenceburg, Ind. campuses. Dr. Smith was one of more than 250 graduates of the College of Nursing and Health Professions and more than 1,400 who graduated from the University. She was one of 15 nurses to receive the DNP degree. She is the stepdaughter of Alford and Joan Smith of Carrollton.

  • Student of the week: Lauren Cox

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “I like math. It seems easier for me.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Ms. Haun and Ms. Arnold. They are both really nice teachers.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “‘Pony Care.’ It told me how to take care of a horse.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • Winners in science
  • Student of the week: Cole Crawford

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “School is fun because you go and learn stuff.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Mrs. Miller because she teaches us stuff.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “I read a lot of books. My favorite books are about dinosaurs.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Cars 2. It was creepy!”

  • Carroll schools celebrate learning with fun-filled events

    With fewer than two weeks remaining before the regular school year ends, students in the Carroll County School District are busy with end-of-the-year assessments.  However, before students and teachers began the serious work, they prepared for the big week with a little fun.

  • Making Sweet Music
  • Olympic challenge
  • Schools work to encourage early college entry

    Carroll County Assistant Superintendent Bill Hogan said the school district is working on ways to see more students continue their education at the college level.

    At the April 26 board of education meeting, he said the school district is looking at ways to get students starting college early, completing their high school requirements and being able to transition into college at a higher rate with the credits they have already earned.

  • Lisa James receives ‘excellent’ evaluation

    Carroll County Schools Superintendent Lisa James received an “excellent” rating on her recent evaluation by the board of education, along with a new four-year contact.

    In a Monday interview, board chairwoman Mona Kindoll said school board members rated James on nine performance standards, giving her an overall rating of 3.2 on a four-point scale. She said this is considered “excellent” under the Kentucky Department of Education’s evaluation system.