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Education

  • Winn students become math wizards with ‘Math Facts in a Flash’

    Outside the cafeteria at Kathryn Winn Primary School, a couple of first grade students gather around a poster of a pointed wizard’s cap hanging on the wall. The large cut-out cap has about 15 small cardboard wizard caps stuck to it with Velcro, each with a different student’s first name written on it. Thirty-one wizard caps line both sides of the hall, each one representing a higher level of mathematical wizardry.

  • New Kentucky student assessment test: Prepare to be confused

    By JIM WARREN

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    More than 500,000 Kentucky public school students will take the state’s new K-Prep test for the first time this spring, and educators are concerned that the results could leave many families confused and concerned.

    The new test was mandated under Senate Bill 1, the 2009 reform package that the General Assembly passed to strengthen Kentucky’s public education system.

  • JCTC program assists with completing financial aid forms

    It’s not too early to begin preparing for the fall semester. If applying for financial aid, the priority deadline for college financial aid is fast approaching and students needing aid for the fall 2012 or spring 2013 semesters should begin the application process now. 

    Jefferson Community and Technical College will hold free workshops to help.

  • Honor Roll | Jan. 25, 2012

    Third Grade

    All A’s

    Wyatt B. Adair, Devin S. Benecke, Emily P. Blackburn, Gabrielle A. Bowen, Tammy L. Butcher, KayLee A. Byrd, Isabell G. Campbell, Gracie E. Craig, McKenna Crutcher, Kennedy A. Daigle, Peyton A. Devine, Taylor D. Franklin, Brandie G. Garcia, Mallory F. Gross, Gabriella M. Hembree, Bailey N. Leap, Grace E. Long, Bailey L. Mefford, Aiden Nation, Deaton L. Oak, Kaitlyn R. Osborne, Landen O. Pence, Cameron Phillips, Hailey P. Robbins, Miguel Robledo, Jose Valle Garcia and Caitlain E. Voils.

    A/B’s

  • Board learns nutrition facts about county school district

    Cake and punch is a great way to start a new year and the Carroll County Board of Education did just that.  January is the month for honoring boards of education and Superintendent Lisa James honored the board with cake, punch and certificates.

    The board also began the new year with a new leader.  Mona Kindoll was elected as the new board chairman at the Jan. 5 meeting.

  • Student of the week: Casey Breeden

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “The teachers and coaches of the school are pretty cool.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Coach Weedman, he’s not just a teacher or coach, he is a good friend. And he has helped me a lot.”
    What was the last book you read? 
    “Journey to the Center of the Earth.”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Skyline.”

  • Tilley on Dean’s List

    The University of Northwestern Ohio is proud to acknowledge that John D. Tilley of Carrollton has made the Dean’s List for the November 2011 session in the College of Applied Technologies. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the Dean’s List.

  • Cameron McClellen named to dean’s list

    University of North-western Ohio has named Cameron S. McClellen of Carrollton to their dean’s list for the October 2011 session in the College of Applied Technologies. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the list.

  • Kentucky improves by 20 spots in national education ranking

    Kentucky’s ranking in an annual grading of all states on key education indicators rose dramatically this year, placing the state 14th in the nation for its work on academic standards, the teaching profession and many other variables related to public education.

     Each year, Education Week (a national publication that focuses on P-12 education) produces a special issue, “Quality Counts.” The report tracks key education indicators and grades states on their policy efforts and outcomes. Last year, Kentucky ranked 34th in the nation in this annual report.

  • Student of the week: Nicole Sculley

    What is your favorite thing about school?
    “Gym.”
    Who is your favorite teacher and why? 
    “Mr. Roode because he’s cool and teaches good.”
    What was the last movie you saw? 
    “Criminal Minds”
    What do you like to do for fun? 
    “Jump on trampolene.”
    Where do you want to go to college? 
    “Nowhere.”