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Education

  • Drainage issue hot topic at board of ed

    With much of Carroll County battling flooding and road closings, a potential water hazard was also a topic of discussion at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting.

    A pond built to improve a drainage problem that has long been present between Cartmell Elementary and the high school recently began filling up due to all the rain and a pump was required to empty it. Board member Tommy Unker questioned not only the amount of water being held in the pond but the security of it as well. 

  • Educators at three schools offer insight to successes, challenges

    The Carroll County Board of Education looked deeply into three schools’ problems and successes at a working board meeting Thursday, April 14. Administrators from the Alternative Learning Center, Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary schools gave presentations of test scores, attendance trends, and other measurable success or failure statistics and what they mean.

  • STUDENT NEWS

    Linda Cruz, a sophomore at Carroll County High School, has been accepted to the Carol Martin Gatton Academy, Class of 2013.
    Gatton Academy at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, is Kentucky’s only state-supported, residential program for high school students with interests in advanced science and math careers.
    Cruz will be taking courses with fellow Gatton Academy students and WKU under-graduate students. It is one of 16 such programs in the nation.
    She is the daughter of Luz Maria Cruz and Guillermo Aguazul of Carrollton.

  • Lindsay Wilson offers degree programs in Carrollton

    Lindsey Wilson College is coming to Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus.
    LWC is offering an accelerated bachelor’s degree in human services and counseling and a master’s degree in mental health counseling and human development at the Carrollton campus.

    Interested in more information about these programs? Join us for an information session on Tuesday, June 28. Drop by between 5-7 p.m. to find out more.

  • LeapFrog donates 50 books to Winn kindergarten class

    Good work, good deeds, good people and, in this case, good teachers, ultimately are recognized and rewarded.

    Alice England, a kindergarten teacher at Kathryn Winn Primary, recently received 50 LeapFrog reading books through LeapFrog’s new “Like. Give. Read." program. LeapFrog asked Facebook fans to nominate their kindergarten teachers for their hard work and dedication to teaching young children to learn to read. The names were included in a random drawing for up to 1,000 classrooms to receive the books.

  • Kindergarten ‘ABC’ song, dance performance at Winn
  • Kindergarten program registration is May 17

    Kindergarten registration for Kathryn Winn Primary will be held at the Carroll County Health Department on Tuesday, May 17 from 11 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Children who will be five years old by Sept. 30, 2012 are eligible. Current Head Start students must register on this day also.
    Bring immunization records, state birth certificate, social security card, physical, eye exam and dental screening records so they all can be photocopied.
    These documents must be turned in before the first day of school in August.
     

  • White named to Berea fall 2010 dean’s list

    Noah White of Carrollton has been named to the Fall 2010 Dean’s List at Berea College. 

    A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    Every student receives the equivalent of a full-tuition scholarship and works at least 10 hours a week for the college to pay living expenses.

    Berea is a non-denominational, liberal arts college located in Berea, Ky.

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  • Forms due April 13 for Prom Lock-in event

    Carroll County High School is planning for the 2011 Prom Lock-In.

    Many parents do not understand what Prom Lock-In really is. Prom Lock-In is an all night “party” at the high school for students sponsored by the Youth Services Center. The event will be held after the junior-senior prom on April 30.

    Lock-In is provided for students to give them a fun alternative that is alcohol and drug free.