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Education

  • Band of Gold spreads the “Joy”

    The Carroll County High School Band of Gold performed their new routine, “Joy” in front of the Panther Field home crowd Friday night during halftime of the football team’s game against Kentucky Country Day.

  • Student of the week: Heather Crouch

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “The people are nice and they work well with others.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because I like doing math.”

    What was the last book you read?

    “Zombie Zone”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “ ‘Twilight’ is my favorite.”

  • Carroll Faces | Sept. 12, 2012

    Hundreds of grandparents participated in this year’s Grandparents’ Day Lunch at Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary. More photos from this year’s event will be featured in the October edition of Carroll County Kids. Each child attending Winn, Cartmell and Christian Academy of Carrollton receive the monthly magazine, courtesy of The News-Democrat sponsors. Extra copies are available at the Carroll County Public Library and The News-Democrat office.

  • 2012 Homecoming Court
  • CFD firefighters to teach in the classroom

    Starting today the Carrollton Fire Department, in conjunction with Carroll County Schools and Kathryn Winn Primary School, will be expanding our fire prevention education in the classroom.

  • Tokar named to Shawnee State President’s List

    Morgan Elizabeth Tokar, of Hillsboro, Ohio, an Early Childhood PreK-3 major and a 1979 graduate of Carroll County High School was named to the Shawnee State University President’s List for the Spring Semester 2012. To be named to the list, students must be full-time and have achieved a grade point average of 4.0.

    Morgan is the daughter of Art and Diane Adcock Tokar of Carroll County and the granddaughter of Marcella M. Adcock, also of Carroll County, and the late Lawson J. Adcock.

  • Student of the week:Payton Smith

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because in math you can learn a lot of math facts.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Reading because ever since I got glasses (I) can read. I love to. Reading things helps me create images in my head.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Magic School Bus: Discover the Word”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Curious George”

  • Every teacher at Kathryn Winn is a ‘STEM’ teacher

    At Kathryn Winn Primary School, every teacher is a STEM teacher. Principal Gerda Wise said that her teachers are trying a new approach to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, which is referred to as STEM.  Every teacher has developed an engaging lesson on a particular concept in the STEM curriculum, and on certain “STEM Days” students will rotate through several teachers’ classrooms to participate in a variety of lessons in their grade.

  • Board of Education News | Sept. 5, 2012

    Tests show Summer ChAMP program helps students retain, move ahead

    Preliminary testing shows children who participated in the Summer ChAMP program at Cartmell Elementary School either maintained their knowledge from the past year or moved ahead of where they were in the spring.

    The program targets children in kindergarten through fifth grade, focusing on math and reading.

    The 34 students were tested before and after the camp, as were a control group of 34 other children who did not participate in the camp.

  • Watch D.O.G.S. promotes dad participation at local schools

    A new local program will soon put Watch D.O.G.S. on patrol in the halls at the local elementary schools. These will not be the four-legged furry kind, however; these will instead be the Watch Dads of Great Students. 

    The program was designed by the National Center for Fathering, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to “reverse the cultural trend toward fatherlessness by helping every dad learn how to be a father.”