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Education

  • Program offers early learning opportunities for children

    The Carroll County Early Childhood Council is hosting an event Feb. 7 that will help parents, childcare providers and other caregivers better prepare children for kindergarten. The program, KinderBoost, is for three- and four-year-old children who are not currently enrolled in preschool.

    The Feb. 7 event will be held from 10–11:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Child Development Center, located next to Kathryn Winn Primary School.

  • Carroll County grad donates $20,000 to buy iPads for Winn

    Debbie Knotts Thaman presented Superintendent Lisa James and Kathryn Winn Principal Gerda Wise with a $20,000 check to be used for student iPads.  Thaman presented the check on behalf of the Thaman Family Foundation, which she and her husband Randy endow.

    “Debbie and Randy are such generous people,” Wise said.  “She grew up in Carroll County and went to school here.  It’s great to see someone give back to the community.”

  • Snow days delay last day of school

    With the first day of spring still seven weeks away, the last day of school for Carroll County students – and possibly graduation – remains in flux, depending on how hard winter continues to hit.

  • Board of Education | Jan. 30, 2014

    CCMS bid opening Feb. 6

    The Carroll County Middle School project continues to move forward with bids to be opened on Feb. 6.

    There were 8-10 construction companies and about 50 people who attended the pre-bid meeting held earlier in the afternoon, Superintendent Lisa James, Ed.D., told the Board of Education at its meeting Jan. 23.

  • Experience in Iraq helps Sullivan with ESL instruction

    When Kent Sullivan went to teach at a university in Erbil, Iraq, he never thought the experience would help him years later in Carroll-ton, Ky. However, in his role as district ESL coor-dinator, Sulli-van’s international experience helps him identify with students who need English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction.

  • School menu | Jan. 23, 2014

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary Schools. Carroll County Middle School and High School will follow the same menu except for Monday, Jan. 27, Please see change below

     

    Thursday, Jan. 23: Taco, tortilla, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, refried beans, orange and applesauce; breakfast: Sausage biscuit and gravy.

    Friday, Jan. 24: Hamburger/cheeseburger, bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle, French fries, apple and diced pears: breakfast: Donuts.

  • Student news | Jan. 23, 2014

    Megan Harris named to dean’s list at Union

    Megan Nicole Harris of Worthville, a student at Union College, was recently named to the school’s fall 2013 dean’s list.

    The dean’s list at Union is comprised of undergraduates who have completed at least 15 hours of graded work with a 3.33 grade point average, no grades of incomplete for the semester and no grades of C or below for the semester.

    Harris was one of 86 students who made the dean’s list at Union for the fall 2013 semester.

     

  • Lewis, McIntyre crowned king and queen
  • Winn seeking 100 volunteers to help students improve their reading skills

    Kathryn Winn Primary is looking for 100 volunteers to take part in the school’s first Adopt-A-Classroom initiative. 

    “One hundred volunteers from the community will give us one person per day, every day, for all 22 classrooms,” Principal Gerda Wise said. “We have already had some local businesses and organizations commit to sending one person each day to classrooms that they are adopting.”

  • Student of the week (Jan. 9): Luke Heveline, Fifth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is doing challenging things that are a little above my level so it makes me work harder.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “I like math because it is what I excel in.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The last book I read was ‘The Magician’s Nephew.’”

    What was the last movie you saw?