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Education

  • Student of the week: Casey Riney

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Classes.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mr. Weedman because he is an awesome teacher.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Twightlight series”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Breaking Dawn”
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “Play basketball.”

  • Seventh annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash set for Feb. 25

    The Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash returns to Kathryn Winn Primary for the seventh annual community literacy fair.

    The event will be held in the school gymnasium, cafeteria, and library/media center from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The school offers plenty of space for children and families to participate in various literacy-based activities. The event, which involves over 20 community groups, celebrates the birthday of beloved children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, who was born 108 years ago on March 2.

  • Planning for the future
  • School menu: Feb. 15, 2012

    Wednesday, Feb. 15:Homemade chili, grilled cheese, mixed vegetables with dip, fruit and milk; breakfast, breakfast pizza.

    Thursday, Feb. 16: Oriental chicken, rice pilaf, oriental vegetables, mandarin oranges and milk; breakfast, egg, bacon on a biscuit.

    Friday, Feb. 17: Turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, roll and milk; breakfast, donuts with icing.

    Monday, Feb. 20: Hamburger, bun, French fries, lettuce, pickle, baked beans, fresh fruit, chocolate pudding with topping and milk; breakfast, breakfast pizza.

  • Student of the week: Nohemi Castellon

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Math. It is a very easy thing to do.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “My favorite teacher is Ms. Sapp because she is really nice.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Wild Girl.”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “I don’t know.”
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “Read.”

  • Student News: Feb. 15, 2012

     Georgetown names four to dean’s list

    Four Carroll County students have been named to the Dean’s List at Georgetown College, Georgetown, for the 2011 fall semester.

    Students named to the Dean’s List are: Cody Arthur Boles of Carrollton, the son of Duke and Carrie Boles; Kyndal Christerson Curry of Carrollton, daughter of Doug and Paula Curry; William Carroll Yager of Carrollton, son of Carroll and Rita Yager, of Carrollton; and Jensen Wainscott of Worthville, daughter of David and Felechia Wainscott.

  • Cartmell students support local pet-adoption efforts       

    The students at Cartmell Elementary School collected more than 3,000 non-perishable food items last November to feed hungry families in Carroll County. Now the students are collecting items for another good cause—to “help save the lost pets.”

    The Cartmell Student Council is leading a drive during the month of February to help provide supplies for Carroll County Animal Support, a local non-profit animal rescue organization.

  • Students must be ‘proficient’ in reading, math by 2012-14

    Changes in Kentucky’s student testing procedures mean that Carroll County students will be required to be 100 percent “proficient” in reading and math by the end of the 2013-14 school year.

    That’s the message Superintendent Lisa James delivered to members of the Carroll County Board of Education Thursday, Feb. 9.

  • Lunch menu | Week of Feb. 8, 2012

    Assorted milk flavors are offered daily, menu is subject to change due to availability of food, breakfast is offered daily, milk, juice, fruit, toast, cereal, pastries and yogurt.

    Papa John’s will be at middle school on Feb. 14 and Feb. 21 and at the high school on Feb. 14 and Feb. 28; they will be at Cartmell on Feb. 9.

     

    Wednesday, Feb. 8: Chicken noodle or tomato soup, grilled cheese, carrots with dip, fresh fruit and milk; breakfast, sausage, biscuit and gravy.

  • Clifton featured in WKU’s ‘Oklahoma’

    Western Kentucky University Department of Theater and Dance opens their 2012 Mainstage Season Feb. 24-26 with “Oklahoma,” one of the world’s most popular musicals. Carrollton native Cody Clifton, a WKU junior, plays Chalmers in the production.

    The audience will be transported to the early days of Oklahoma’s history as they watch WKU students kick up their heels and entertain with a story of young love.