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Education

  • Student of the week: Zian Smith

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Riding the school bus”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Ms. Holly because she helps me.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Weather”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Spiderman”
    Where do you want to go to college? 
    University of Kentucky
    What do you want to be when you grow up? 

  • Board of Ed briefs

    Champions Awards

    Superintendent Lisa James awarded numerous students for their work as champions.

    Rhiannon Jones and Kaylee Worrall, seventh graders, (Worrall was unable to attend) were honored for being selected to participate in the American Choral Directors Association All-State Chorus.   Jessica Foster, sophomore, was recognized for her art work that won several awards at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Cartmell Time Capsule
  • Student of the week: Leah Chandler

    What is your favorite thing about school?

    “Friends, pep rallys, literally everything”

    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 

    “I don’t have one; I love all of the staff!”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The Great Gatsby”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Zookeeper”

  • Spooky Reading Night

    Kathryn Winn Primary and Carroll County Public Library co-sponsored the event Monday night featuring crafts, face painting, snacks and a book fair.

  • Ready for reading

    Students and their parents recently took part in a book fair and a donuts for dad program at Cartmell Elementary School. An excellent selection of reading material was available for purchase at discount prices during the fair.

  • New testing program counts toward student grades

    For nearly two decades, children in Kentucky have been expected to perform their best on state-mandated tests designed only to measure the performance of their school district.

    This year, the game has changed.

    In the spring, Carroll County High School students and their peers statewide will be taking end-of-year tests in four core subject areas: English II, Algebra II, U.S. History and biology. Four more core content subjects will be added next year.

  • Student of the week: Jenna Richmond

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    Socializing with friends.
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    Mrs. Cole makes learning fun by participating in hands on activities.
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Peeled”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Twilight Saga”
    Where do you want to go to college? 
    University of Louisville

  • Vocational school to offer night welding instruction

    Kentucky-Tech Carroll County Vocational School is offering night classes for welding.

    Cost is $450 and depending on the interests of the applicants this class will focus on ARC (S.M.A.W.) and/or MIG (G.M.A.W.) Welding.

    The fee includes welding rods, gases, metals and other small shop tools.

    Class meets on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 4-8 p.m. Classes run from Oct. 31 through Nov. 23, 2011.

  • Students train for high-tech manufacturing jobs of the future

    More than 14 million people are out of work in America according to the latest figures, but there are 240,000 manufacturing jobs for which employers can’t find enough qualified workers.   The problem is a lack of skilled workers.  And it’s only going to get worse as more and more baby-boomers continue retiring and fewer young people enter fields involving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).