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Education

  • Events mark beginning of a school year

    As the calendar approaches Aug. 10, the first day of school for students, several back-to-school events are scheduled to help students and families start the 2011-12 academic year smoothly.

     One of the most anticipated events is a community open house of Richard B. Cartmell Elemen-tary School Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Marsh graduates from Ringmen’s Institute
  • Family Scholar House celebrates its largest class of graduates

    On May 25, Family Scholar House welcomed nearly 100 of the programs closest supporters to help celebrate the newest group of successful graduates at the Gladys and Lewis “Sonny” Bass Louisville Scholar House Campus and Academic Services Center.

  • Shovlin graduates from Sullivan University

    Sara Shovlin of Carrollton graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky in June 2011 with a Associate of Science degree in Business Administration.

    Sullivan University is Kentucky’s largest private College or University with campuses in Louisville, Lexington and Fort Knox. Sullivan University awards certificates, diplomas, associates, bachelors, and masters and doctoral degrees.

  • School board tackles drainage issues at Cartmell during early morning meeting

    Taking an upclose look at the water ponding issues at the nearly completed Cartmell Elementary School, Carroll County Board of Education met in an early morning session on site Thursday.

    Solving three separate water ponding problems were the only issues up for discussion as the board gathered information and considered options proposed by general contractor RossTarrant Architects.

    Superintendent Lisa James called the 8 a.m. meeting “to make sure everyone hears the same information.  No action will be taken, this is just to gather information.”

  • JCTC graduation
  • Summer ChAMP 2011
  • CCHS to begin computer loan program for juniors and seniors

    The Digital Divide is closing in Carroll County. Juniors and seniors at Carroll County High School will each be issued a new Apple MacBook computer beginning Saturday, July 30. 

    “Stud-ents will have access to information and knowledge 24/7 wherever they can connect to the Internet,” said Bill Hogan, assistant superintendent of Carroll County Schools, in a presentation at the June 23 Carroll County Board of Education meeting.

  • University of Kentucky honor roll

    Jessica Ann Glauber, Jenna Michelle Goff, Devon Renee Hill. Jenna Rae McNeal, Priya Rajanikant Patel, Jessica Lynn Wilkerson and Daniel Curtis Woods all of Carroll County were named to the University of Kentucky Dean’s List for the Spring 2011 semester.

    To make a Dean’s List in one of the UK colleges, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.  Some UK colleges require a 3.5 GPA to make the Dean’s List.

  • Drainage problems linger at Cartmell

    Lingering issues with the drainage problems in a retention pond on the Cartmell Elementary School renovation site prompted the Carroll County Board of Education to meet in executive session Thursday night to discuss possible legal action.

    The board emerged from that meeting with no decision on litigation, according to Superintendent Lisa James.