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Education

  • CCHS students to take on great leadership roles in school

    Carroll County High School rolled out a new leadership program Sept. 25, with assemblies and training provided by the Franklin-Covey group.

    GRIT, which stands for Goal-Driven, Resilient, Influential Teens, is the model being used for the Leader In Me activities at the high school.

  • Carrollton campus welcomes returning students

    JCTC-Carrollton Campus held its third annual Welcome Week during the week of August 25th which included daily activities for new and returning students.

    Welcome Week will allow students to get familiar with campus and campus resources as well as join in fellowship with classmates.

  • Project-based learning elevates student work

    Before the information revolution of the late twentieth century upended the status quo, the traditional model of education was a perfect fit. Students sat in rows, completed assignments and listened to lectures. This model of education focused on large groups of students, not on the needs of individuals.

  • Student of the week: Dalten Wilson First grade (Miller)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Math because we use Ten Frames.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because we work with partners.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “7 Habits”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Sponge Bob”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

    Wants to go to college, but not sure where

  • Grit key to being successful

    Teachers and administrators often field questions from parents about how to give children the best chance to succeed. How can parents get children to complete their homework, to prepare for college and to learn new skills? Until recently, a clear recipe for “success” has been elusive.

    However, surprising new research is providing a clear answer to these questions and many others: Grit makes the difference. 

  • School Menu | Sept. 25, 2014

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

    Thursday, Sept. 25: Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hamburger or cheeseburger with bun, lettuce, pickle, tomato, French Fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears.

    Friday, Sept. 26: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, orange wedges or fruit cocktail.

  • Student of the week: Jenna Richmond, Tenth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Being able to see and be with my friends.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it comes easy to me.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “If I Stay”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “When The Game Stands Tall”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Young Learners
  • School Menu | Sept. 18, 2014

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

     

    Thursday, Sept. 18: Breakfast: chicken biscuit; lunch: rotini with meat sauce, breadstick, garden salad, broccoli, grapes or applesauce.

     Friday, Sept. 19: Breakfast: cinnamon rolls; lunch:  pizza, garden salad, corn, orange or peaches.

  • School district will be tobacco-free July 1, 2015

    Starting July 1, 2015, all buildings and grounds in the Carroll County School District will be tobacco-free.  This ban will apply on district property at all times, in all places and to all people, including at sporting events and inside vehicles.  The ban also will apply to electronic cigarettes.