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Education

  • The 2017-18 calendar and budget set by school board

    Carroll County Board of Education approved the school calendar for 2017-18 at its Thursday, Jan. 19 meeting.

    The first day for students will be Aug. 15, that is five days later than the first day last August. The last day of school is scheduled for May 23 that is a day later than the current school year.

  • CCHS Agriculture plants seeds

    Outlaw had never been to Carroll County High School before. He walked toward the building, his eyes studying each detail of his surroundings: tall trees, grass and a group of students from Ms. Mackenzie Wright’s agriculture class.

    Outlaw felt right at home.

    Of course he would: he’s a bull.

    And Wright’s students know a lot about bulls.

  • Christian Academy of Carrollton | Honor Roll

    First Grade All A’s

    Brooklyn Shea, Autumn Shea, McKinley Schlueter and Leily Hernandez.  

    First Grade A/B  

    Brooklyn Young, Mackenzie Owens and Audrey Carli.

    First Grade

    perfect attendance

    Brooklyn Young, Gregory Humphrey, Colton Leach, Mackenzie Owens, McKinley Schlueter, Brooklyn Shea and Lora Ann Thompson.

    Second Grade All A’s

    Miguel Cucio, Ella Rose Tiller, Hannah Weedman, Quinn Willhoite and Genesis Zuniga.

    Second Grade A/B

  • School Menu | Jan. 26, 2017

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

    Thursday, Jan. 26: Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a stick or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Chicken and waffles with syrup, red potato wedges, green beans and banana.

  • Republicans push charter schools, other changes in Kentucky education

    By VALARIE HONEYCUTT SPEARS

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    Republican state lawmakers have filed legislation for the 2017 General Assembly that would lead to significant changes for Kentucky public education, including charter schools, the statewide school accountability system and teacher requirements.

    Republicans have control of the state House for the first time since 1921. Education bills that failed in the past could be on the fast track under the Republican majority. The session resumes in February. Proposed legislation includes:

  • School Menu | Jan. 19, 2017

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

    Thursday, Jan. 19: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana. Carroll County High School and Middle School will offer: Soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana for lunch.

  • School Menu | Jan. 19, 2017

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

    Thursday, Jan. 19: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or apple cinnamon toast or fruit pocket; lunch: Soft taco, lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana. Carroll County High School and Middle School will offer: Soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce/tomato/ cheese/salsa/sour cream, refried beans, Mexican rice and banana for lunch.

  • Roberts named a Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalist

    Carroll County High School senior Jenah Roberts has been named a semifinalist for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.

    “We are extremely proud of Ms. Roberts,” Carroll County School District Superintendent Bill Hogan saud. “We are not surprised, just extremely proud.”

    Roberts is active in the community as well as in her school and church. She has served as class president in addition to being part of the National Honor Society, Prom Committee, Pep Club, Future Business Leaders of America and Young Leaders.

  • District leaders get new BOE members up to speed

    Three new members on the Carroll County Board of Education prompted Carroll County Superintendent Bill Hogan to change up the first meeting of 2017.

    Each position at the board office and each school administrator gave an overview of their primary responsibilities and what they are working on to improve the education students are receiving in the district.

  • EKU’s online enrollment increases

    EKU Online degree programs continue to grow steadily with more than 3,200 students enrolled as of fall 2016.

    Today, more than 30 fully online degree options span four colleges. EKU Online nursing degrees attract the most students. Graduate nursing programs, including MSN and post-MSN options, are the most popular. The RN-BSN is also among the largest programs. The bachelor’s degree programs with the highest enrollment numbers are psychology and occupational safety.