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Education

  • ‘Hard Work Café’ offers safe, fun after-hours place for CCHS students

    When classes dismiss at Carroll County High School, many students remain at school for several more hours to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities.
    Whether its play practice, band rehearsal or a basketball game, students sometimes spend a lot of time waiting for their evening activities to begin or waiting for their parents to pick them up.
    In a newly renovated space adjoining the cafeteria, stage and gymnasium, students will have a safe and comfortable place to wait. Principal John Leeper calls it the Hard Work Café.

  • College-bound at JCTC-Carrollton

    Current and prospective students attended an open house at the Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton campus Monday night. Visitors had the opportunity to sit in on a class, talk with advisors, learn about financial aid and meet with representatives from JCTC, Northern Kentucky University, Lindsay Wilson College, University of Louisville and Spencerian College.

  • Students, teachers aim for bull’s eye on ‘learning targets’

    In the hallway of Cartmell Elementary School hang three posters, each showing a large red-and-white target with arrows hitting the bull’s eye. The posters ask students and staff members if they know their targets, if they can hit their targets, and how will they know when they have succeeded.
    The “targets” are the specific learning tasks students should be able to do, such as “identify numerators and denominators” or “identify fractions in a picture,” in third-grade mathematics.

  • School Menu

    Wednesday, March 9: Chicken Noodle or tomato soup, crackers, grilled cheese, carrots with dip, chocolate chip cookie and milk.
    Thursday, March 10: Baked lasagna, manger’s choice, tossed salad, California blend, applesauce, garlic bread and milk.
    Friday, March 11: Regular or spicy chicken patty, French fries, lettuce and pickle, potato salad, fruit and milk.
    Monday, March 14: Taco, chicken fajita, lettuce, tomato, cheese, Spanish rice, pinto beans, nacho chips and cheese and milk.

  • Celebrating Seuss
  • Making 'flubber'
  • EDUCATION BRIEFS

    McClellen named 
to UNO dean’s list

    Cameron S. McClellen of Carrollton, Ky. has made the dean’s list for the January 2011 session in the College of Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the Dean’s List.

    Will Yager named to Georgetown dean’s list

  • Registration set for high school students on Thursday, March 3

    The guidance department of Carroll County High School is sponsoring a registration seminar for parents of students who will attend the high school next school year. Current eighth=grade parents and students will meet with the guidance counselor on Thursday, March 3 at 5 p.m. The meeting will take place in the CCHS cafeteria.

  • County technical school receives $11,626 in performance funding

    The Carroll County Adult Education program received $11,626 program performance funding for demonstrating excellent performance in the 2010 fiscal year.
    The school was one of 24 Kentucky adult education programs to meet or exceed enrollment and academic performance goals set by Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education, according to a news release.

  • Kory Brocious named to fall dean’s list at UK

    Kory Barrett Brocious made the Dean’s list at the University of Kentucky for the Fall 2010 semester. Brocious maintained a grade point average of 3.5. He is a 2009 graduate of Carroll County High School.
    He is the brother of Jane Lynn Brocious and the uncle of Lily Harper Brocious-Moore born Jan. 6, 2011.