• Butcher elected sorority secretary at Kappa Delta

    Jill Butcher of Carroll County was recently elected to be secretary of the Kappa Delta Sorority at Eastern Kentucky University.

    Butcher is the daughter of Karen Brooks and Dooley Butcher.

    She is a 2011  graduated of Carroll County High School. and is a a sophomore at  EKU majoring in nursing.

  • District focuses on STEAM activities

    Students at Cartmell Elementary School created squirrel houses while some students at Carroll County Middle School built scale models of hurricane shelters. High school students conducted video conferences with local business leaders and participated in face-to-face interviews with personnel from local industries.

    At Kathryn Winn Primary School, students visited seven stations throughout the day for hands-on learning.

  • Cartmell Elementary earns state energy award

    Richard B. Cartmell Elementary in the Carroll County School District has been recognized by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet for earning the prestigious Energy Star, a national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy performance. 

  • CCMS students show off their STEM projects
  • New test-scores model shows Carroll schools ‘need improvement’

    New test scores from the 2011-12 school year were unveiled Friday and will establish a new starting point for schools across the commonwealth to measure progress in several different areas.

    The state’s new Unbridled Learning Accountability Model was unveiled with an avalanche of data, but the following is an attempt to explain what it all means for Carroll County in the simplest terms possible.

  • Student of the week: Brandon Smith

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “When I do good, I earn prizes from my teacher.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “STEM. I like to build with Legos.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Ms. Wishy Washy”

    What was the last movie you saw?  


    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • McClellen named to August dean’s list

    The University of Northwestern acknowledges that Cameron Stuart McClellen of Carrollton has made the dean’s list for the August 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean’s list. McClellen is majoring in diesel technology and agriculture.

    He is the son of April McClellen and the grandson of the late “C.E.” and Donna Yocum.

  • Lunch menu | Nov. 7, 2012

    Menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, toast, cereal.


    Wednesday, Nov. 7: Chili, grilled cheese, vegetable sticks with dip,  pears and milk; breakfast: breakfast pizza.

    Thursday, Nov. 8: BBQ, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, peaches and milk; breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon.

    Friday, Nov. 9: Sub sandwiches, ham, turkey, cheese, bun, pickled beets, chips, bananas, Jell-O and milk.

  • Science In Style
  • Student of the week: Gage Clark

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Recess, I get to play with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Science, it is so cool.”

    What was the last book you read? 


    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “David and Goliath”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Don’t know