• CAC hosts Grandparents Day
  • 2015 Carroll County High School Homecoming Court
  • Celebrating grandparents
  • AT&T donates to iLEAD Academy Maker Space

    The AT&T Foundation and the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative are teaming up to extend the economic benefits of the Maker Movement across Kentucky’s I-71 corridor.

    The Maker Space, located at the iLEAD Academy, will be the hub of the effort.

    Numerous definitions can be found for the maker movement. The most generic defines it as an umbrella term for independent inventors, designers and tinkerers.

  • Down on the farm

    The Carroll County Public Library and the Carroll County Early Childhood Council held its latest Panther Tot event “Down on the farm,” Sept. 10 at Point Park. The early literacy event was for children from birth to five years old and featured a BBQ dinner, a petting farm, live music and learning activities. Two hundred and fifty children and their families attended the event, and each child received a free book.

  • Student of the week: Lauren Watkins, 8th grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?
    “Band and science.”
    What is your favorite subject and why?
    “Kelly Stewart becaues she helped me love science.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “The Red Pyramid”
    What was the last movie you saw?  
    Where do you want to go to college? 
    Auburn University

  • Early Childhood provides Kindergarten-Readiness support for youngsters

    In older times, many children did not begin learning to read until they started school, and “starting school” meant going to first grade. Everyone did not attend kindergarten, and all-day kindergarten was a rarity indeed. Preschool was almost unheard of.

    Contrast this with today’s emphasis on early learning, and it is clear that many things have changed.

  • School menu | Sept. 17, 2015

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.


    Thursday, Sept. 17: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Pork bites, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots with roll, grapes or pineapple tidbits. Carroll County Middle and High School will offer country-fried steak with gravy instead of pork bites for lunch.

  • Walk this way

    Students in Cartmell Elementary teacher Samantha Abercrombie’s fifth grade class are combining exercise and learning thanks to a $2,800 grant. 

    The Walking Classroom is a national award-winning education program that provides students and teachers with an innovative way to get exercise without sacrificing instructional time, according to its website. The nonprofit program’s “Walk, Listen, and Learn” methodology capitalizes on the favorable link between exercise and cognitive function.

  • Student of the week: Nick Raisor, Third grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Reading. It’s cool and you learn new things.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math. It’s hard and I like that.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “On My Birthday”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Jack and Jill”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    “Not sure yet.”