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Education

  • Laptop program expands to include all high schoolers

    All Carroll County High School students will be getting a new laptop for the upcoming school year. The 11E YOGA, a Lenovo product, is the laptop of choice for the staff and students.

    “Before, only juniors and seniors had access to school-provided laptops,” Superintendent Bill Hogan said. “Now, every high school student will receive a personal laptop for school use. Similar to our MacBook initiative, students will be able to take the computers home with them as well.”

  • Hudson graduates from Evansville

    Hannah Hudson of Milton, Ky., has graduated from the University of Evansville with the degree of Bachelor of Science.

    Hudson, majoring in Science Education and Biology, graduated during UE’s 156th Commencement, held Saturday, May 10, at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. During the ceremony, the University awarded 595 degrees to 579 graduates.

  • Beshear awards $1.2 million to prepare youngest students

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Steve Beshear announced that the Carroll County Early Childhood Council was awarded $6,989 as part of the Governor’s continued commitment to improving early childhood outcomes for Kentucky’s youngest citizens.

    “It is imperative to the future of Kentucky that our children arrive at kindergarten ready to learn and succeed,” Beshear said. “That is why we must engage everyone, from lawmakers to families, in making sure all children in the Commonwealth get the best possible start in life.”

  • EKU Student News | July 3, 2014

    Two receive degrees in May from EKU

    Two local students were among the 1,707 graduates Eastern Kentucky University recognized at the conclusion of the spring 2014 semester.

    Graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 10.

    Local EKU graduates include the following:

    Ethan Thomas Manley, Carrollton, who received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

    Eric Lee Muncie, Milton, specialist masters degree in school psychology.

    EKU announces spring 2014 President’s List

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  • Construction across district

    The Carroll County Board of Education approved three construction bids for projects within the district.

    E.B. Miller Contracting, Inc., from Cincinnati, was awarded a bid of $20,650 for repainting the Carroll County High School gymnasium. The project was expected to take two weeks. A bid for the painting project was also submitted by Abel Construction Company Inc., from Louisville.

    Abel Construction Company Inc., from Louisville, was awarded a contract to install insulation for the Carroll Co. Schools Conditioning Center with a bid of $29,793

  • Student News | June 26, 2014

    Seven named to UK spring Dean’s List

  • Wise named instructional supervisor

    Kathryn Winn Principal Gerda Wise has been hired as the new elementary instructional supervisor for the Carroll County School District.

    “Leaving Kathryn Winn is bittersweet,” Wise said. “I am excited about the opportunity to make an impact on our school district, and I will always treasure the relationships that I have built with the staff and students of Kathryn Winn.”

    “I know she’ll do a great job as she has done in her principalship,” Superintendent Lisa James, Ed.D., said at the Board of Education meeting June 19.

  • Board approves CCMS renovation change order

    The Board of Education approved a change order of $7,340 on the Carroll County Middle School renovation at its meeting June 19.

    Ron Murrell of Ross Tarrant Architects updated the Board on the progress of the project and explained the reason for the change order. Three weeks ago, prep work had begun for the aggregate piers and a 5-inch gas line and 13 electrical conduits were discovered. Because of a deadline, an emergency change order for time and  material costs not to exceed $7,500 was approved, Murrell said.