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Education

  • CCMS recognized for its work with writing project

    Carroll County Middle School and its principal, Dana Oak, were recognized as outstanding collaborative partners for the second year in a row by the Nystrand Center of Excellence in Educ-ation.  The school was recognized for its efforts toward educational initiatives through its work with the Louisville Writing Project. Oak received the award Dec. 2 at “A Celebration of Collaboration,” an awards presentation by the University of Louisville’s College of Education and Human Development and the Nystrand Center.

  • Student of the week: Logan McIntyre

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Talking to my friends.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mrs. Hooper because she’s cool and relaxed and does not yell a lot.”

    What was the last book you read? 
    “The Hunger Games.”

    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Money Ball”

    Where do you want to go to college?

  • Student of the week: Cassidy Buchanan

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Social studies. I like to learn about history, and I like history.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Ms. Haun. She explains things when you don’t get it, and she’ll help you out.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “‘Who Harnessed the Horse?’ It’s a fiction book about a boy back in Wooly Mammoth time who finds a wild horse and decides to ride it.”

  • Applied technology degree offers many opportunities

    Jefferson Community and Technical College has always been in the business of educating local students and helping them achieve their educational and career goals.  In today’s tough economy having the skills to compete in the job market is more important than ever. 

    JCTC’s applied process technology degree is just one example of how JCTC can provide those skills and elevate our local workforce to meet the demands of the high skill, high wage job market.

  • Applying early to college pays off for CCHS seniors

    Before she had even started her senior year of high school, Danielle Wheeler was focused on her freshman year of college. Wheeler visited eight colleges this past summer, narrowed the list to four or five, and pared it down even more after a second visit.   In August, Wheeler applied to Berea College and Morehead State University. Accepted to both schools, Wheeler is among 25 other Carroll County High School seniors so far who have already gotten in to college.

  • Letters to Santa

    Head Start
    Ms. Hunt

    Dear Santa,

    I will give you some milk and cookies.

    I want a 4 wheeler and a basketball hoop and a bicycle and a motorcycle and an elephant and a little truck that rolls around and I want a horse.

    Love, Hapley

    Dear Santa,

    I want a Go-Go and a puppy. I want a toy dog that’s named Cinderella with a dress and some toy heels. I want a pink princess dress and a toy duck. I will give you some milk and cookies.

    Love,  Cali

    Dear Santa,

  • Skills on Display
  • Christmas celebration
  • Cauley honored as part of WKU design team

    A Carrollton native was part of a Western Kentucky University design team that won four awards and an honorable mention at the 2011 Professional Marketing Association Markie Awards.

    Clay Cauley worked as an intern in 2010 for Imagewest, a one-of-a-kind advertising and public relations agency run by WKU students. Each semester, a new team with fresh minds intern at the agency to produce work for clients.

    Cauley worked on the team in the fall 2010 semester.

  • Student of the week: Autumn Ward

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “Recess and free time.”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “Mrs. Burgess because she is nice.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    Dora the Explorer

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Shrek”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Eastern Kentucky University