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Education

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  • Carroll school programs attract statewide attention

    The Carroll County School District is being recognized throughout the Commonwealth for its effective board of education and its innovative technology and early childhood programs.

  • Homecoming King and Queen: Bret Dawson and Isabella Baker
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  • School menu: Feb. 1, 2012

    Assorted milk flavors are offered daily, menu is subject to change due to availability of food:

     

    Wednesday, Feb. 1: Homemade chili, grilled cheese, mixed vegetables with dip, oranges, banana pudding and milk; breakfast, chicken on a biscuit.

    Thursday, Feb. 2: Hamburger, bun, French fries, lettuce, pickle, baked beans, fresh fruit, chocolate chip cookie and milk; breakfast, breakfast pizza.

    Friday, Feb. 3: Shrimp poppers, mac and cheese, coleslaw, broccoli, peaches and milk; breakfast, donuts with icing.

  • JCTC offers free GED, college foundation classes

    Jefferson Community Technical College Adult Education Program is now offer Free GED classes. Registration is Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. or by appointment. Daytime classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays 9-10 a.m., Reading;10-11 a.m., Language; and 11 to noon Math. Evening classes will be held Mondays and Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m., Open Tutoring Lab; and 6-8 p.m. Language Arts/Reading, Math.

    Free summer college foundation classes will be offered beginning June 5 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

    For more information contact JCTC, (502) 732-7102.

  • Student news: Feb. 1, 2012

    Three earn honors from EKU dean, president

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that three students from Carroll County earned President’s List and Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2011 semester.

    The list includes, Jillian Leigh Butcher, a sophomore, from Carrollton, majoring in pre-nursing; Neil Michael Gruber, a senior, from Carrollton, majoring in Biology Pre-Veterinary Science; and Cassaundra Louise Ogden, a senior, from Sanders, majoring in Elementary Education Teaching.

  • Student of the week: Mable Pyles

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Recess.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mrs. Hodge and her puppet friend Popageno.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Dora the Explorer.”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Milo and Ottis.”
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “Play games.”

  • Winn students become math wizards with ‘Math Facts in a Flash’

    Outside the cafeteria at Kathryn Winn Primary School, a couple of first grade students gather around a poster of a pointed wizard’s cap hanging on the wall. The large cut-out cap has about 15 small cardboard wizard caps stuck to it with Velcro, each with a different student’s first name written on it. Thirty-one wizard caps line both sides of the hall, each one representing a higher level of mathematical wizardry.

  • New Kentucky student assessment test: Prepare to be confused

    By JIM WARREN

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    More than 500,000 Kentucky public school students will take the state’s new K-Prep test for the first time this spring, and educators are concerned that the results could leave many families confused and concerned.

    The new test was mandated under Senate Bill 1, the 2009 reform package that the General Assembly passed to strengthen Kentucky’s public education system.