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Education

  • Celebrating the Earth

    Students visited North American Stainless, left, and Gallatin Steel, right, and participated in a variety of events related to Earth Day.

  • The arts: Carroll County is putting an A in STEM

    Responding to a demand for more high tech workers, educators across the country are placing greater emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, often referred to by the acronym STEM. In Carroll County Schools, however, an additional letter, A for the arts, is equally important.  Students focus on STEAM, not just STEM.

    “The arts help students develop the creativity, critical thinking skills and innovation that are important in the 21st Century workplace,” said Lisa James, superintendent of the Carroll County School District.

  • Co-teaching places special ed students in regular classes

    Some classes at Carroll County High School are completing their first year with two teachers who share duties as part of the district’s effort to integrate special education students into regular classes.

    The Carroll County Board of Education learned more about the district’s co-teaching model being used in math, biology, social studies and English at its meeting Thursday night.

    Carroll County Superintendent Lisa James said this is the first year they have tried this teaching model with eight teachers at the high school level.

  • Governor’s Scholars
  • Beach resigns from school board

    Carroll County Board of Education member Jennifer Beach tendered her resignation at the board’s April 26 meeting to take a position with the school district.

    “To avoid a conflict of interest I am resigning from my position on the Carroll County School Board,” Beach stated in her letter. She has served on the board for four years and served as board chairman for a year.

  • CCHS spring concert Sunday, May 6

    The Carroll County High School Band will be performing their annual spring concert on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m., and the concert is free and open to the public.

  • Pascual, Jimenez prom royalty
  • Education news | April 25, 2012

    Adams honored by USAA

    Caleb Scot Adams, son of Vernon and Michelle Adams of Carrollton has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in Mathematics. He is in the eighth grade at Carroll County Middle School. He was nominated for the award by his teacher, Michelle Hawkins. He is the grandson of Tresa and Scot Peters of Carrollton and Lawrence and Judy Adams of Worthville, Ky.

    McClellen on dean’s list

  • Student of the week: Mary Danner

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “My friends.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mr. Creager, he makes me laugh.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Stolen”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Medea’s Big Happy Family”
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “Dance, hang out with friends, etc.”

  • Carroll County gets fifth place ranking in National Digital School Districts survey

    The Carroll County School District has received a “Top-10 Ranking in the 2011 Digital School Districts Survey.”