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Education

  • Schools eye new resource officer with grant funds

    Carroll County Schools may soon have a full-time police officer walking its halls.

    The school district recently applied for funding for a school resource officer as a part of the Drug-Free Communities Support Program grant distributed through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. This is the same five-year grant that provides the majority of the funding for the Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County program. The grant amount is $125,000 over five years, totaling $625,000.

  • School Menu | Mar. 19, 2015

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

     

    Thursday, March 19: Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: hot dog with bun, chili sauce, cheese, potato rounds, grapes or diced pears. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: Philly cheese or Buffalo chicken with bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, green peppers, baked beans and fries.

  • Student of the week: Lauren Perkinson Seventh grade | Mar. 19, 2015

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “My favorite thing is math because I can understand it and do it fast.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Speak”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Mocking Jay Part 1”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    “I would like to go to NKU.”

    What do you want to be when you grow up and why?  

  • Cartmell students broadcast a daily newscast to school

    If Cartmell students want to know what is happening in their school, they watch the morning news. Filmed and broadcast on location at Cartmell Elementary School, the Cartmell Morning Newscast has been on the air for 11 years.

     “The kids love it,” school librarian Sijean Hill said. “They take ownership of the newscast since they are the ones running it.”

  • Holloway named to Dean’s List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that Lauren Nicole Holloway of Carroll County has earned Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2014 semester. Holloway is majoring in Apparel Design and Merchandising. She is a past graduate of Carroll County High School.

  • High school drama club to present “Pirates of Penzance” March 20-21

    The pirates are coming to Carroll County High School March 20-21, as “The Pirate of Penzance” will take the Carroll County High School stage.

    Director Jennifer Beach said the capability of this group was right to revive the performance, which was last performed in 2010. It takes a special performer for the role of Mabel, who will be played by Kathryn Gillespie, Beach said. The cast loves the play and has been very enthusiastic, even researching roles on their own.

  • Student of the week | Henry Kwok Fifth grade at Cartmell March 12, 2015

    What is your favorite thing about school and why? 

    “Making friends and learning. If I have friends, we can help each other when we have problems. Learning is important so that I can go to college.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it is easy. My older brother teaches me to do things like algebra.”

    What was the last book you read?  

  • Registration seminar for eighth-graders at CCHS

    The Carroll County High School guidance department is sponsoring a registration seminar for parents of students who will attend Carroll County High School next school year. Current eighth-grade parents and students will meet with the guidance counselor and career counselor at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18. The meeting will take place in the CCHS cafeteria.

  • School Menu | Mar. 12, 2015

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

     

    Thursday, March 12: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hamburger/cheeseburger, lettuce, tomato, pickle with bun,, lettuce pickle, tomato, French fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or Mandarin oranges. Carroll County High School and middle school will offer: Sausage. Egg and cheese biscuit for breakfast.

  • Sign-up your children for kindergarten March 20

    Kindergarten registration in the Carroll County School District will be held on Friday, March 20,  from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary School. Parents and caregivers can take some simple steps to ensure that the registration process goes smoothly.

    Step 1: Bring your child to registration.