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Education

  • Student of the week: Jacob Doan

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Lunch.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mrs. Payton, Ms. Betty and Ms. Janet.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “How to eat fried worms”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Underdog”
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “Play my games.”
    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Student of the week: Ashley Rosell

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Math. I like math because it will help me to get to 3rd grade and graduate high school.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mrs. Roos, she was my first grade teacher and Mrs. Kindoll was my kindergarten teacher. Mrs. Roos is my favorite teacher because she gives us candy and lets us have extra recess. Mrs. Roos was a good teacher at math. Mrs. Kindoll is my favorite because whenever I did math and did good at it, she gave me a lot of stuff.”

  • Child abuse awareness event set at Hometown

    April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Hometown Pizza will be hosting “Pizza for Prevention” on Wednesday, April 18, from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. The Stand Up for Carroll County Kids project will receive 20 percent of the sales for the evening. Customers must turn in a support card to Hometown Pizza when paying for their meal in order for the program to receive credit.

    Anyone wanting to support this cause, should stop by the Family Ties Resource Center in Cartmell Elementary or Kathryn Winn Primary to receive a card. For more information, call (502) 732-7008.

  • Six win at STEM fair

    Amanda Ashcraft and Elizabeth Mouzakitis won first place in instruction at the second annual STEM fair, held at Carroll County High School. Cassandra Southworth and Elizabeth Resendis finished in second place. Thomas Hill was the first place Technical winner, and Tim Corely won second place.

  • WKU history contest sees four CCHS winners

    Four Carroll County High School students won awards at the Western Kentucky University history contest. Thomas Hill won silver and Joie Bieger won bronze, while Will Wallace and Kiefer McIntyre won honorable mention.

  • Winn’s Green Team helps build sustainable future

    Gail Becraft, science teacher at Kathryn Winn Primary, is turning trash into treasure with the help of her Green Team, which includes 40,000 red wiggler earth worms. The Green Team, made up of two student representatives from each class, recycle nearly every bit of trash created at the school, including all leftover bread, fruit, and vegetables, which the worms eat in the school’s new vermicomposting system.

  • STLP earns state awards

    The following Cartmell Elementary students won awards at the state STLP competition:

    Katie Osborne won first place in State for her original drawing titled “Swirls;” Taylor Franklin won second place in state for her digital photo titled “Beautiful Butterflies;” and Mason Byrd and Adam Froman won second place in state for demonstration of Robot use “Operation Cleanup.”

  • Student of the week: Lauren Watkins

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “I enjoy reading and learning new stuff. I can use those in real life situations, like when we were dividing up a pie at home, we used fractions.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Ms. Stewart. Definitely. She’s really fun and makes learning fun. We do lots of activities in her class.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “‘Junie B. Jones is (almost) a Flower Girl”

  • Cartmell play focuses on Carroll County’s history

    Carroll County’s history came alive March 29 at Cartmell Elementary, when fifth grade students presented CBC News. 

    Principal Doug Oak welcomed everyone to the “original production” which gave audience members “59 minutes of history.” He said what they were about to see was “real history,” and added that, “many people and events you will recognize.”

  • Carroll County students named to school honor rolls

    Cartmell Elementary School Third Grade All A’s

    Devin Benecke, Emily Blackburn, Gabrielle Bowen, Maura Brand, Gracie Craig, McKenna Crutcher,  Kennedy Daigle, Taylor Drennen, Taylor Franklin, Brandie Garcia, Gabriella Hembree, Kaycee Herrell, Danyn Johnson, Chrisha Jones, Jaiden Jones, Grace Long, Bailey Mefford, Deaton Oak, Kaitlyn Osborne,Landen Pence, Hailey Robbins,  Diana Teran Marquez, Jose Valle Garcia, Caitlain Voils, Benjamin Watkins and Lily Young.

    Third Grade A/B