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Education

  • Renovated and Ready

    Ongoing construction at Richard B. Cartmell Elementary School has entered the final of three stages, according to Carroll County School Superintendent Lisa James.

    James told the members of the Carroll County Board of Education during their Jan. 6 meeting that fourth graders moved into their newly-completed wing following the Christmas holiday break.

  • School district to recognize board of education members

    January is School Board Member Recognition Month in Kentucky, but Lisa James, superintendent of Carroll County Schools, believes our local members deserve recognition throughout the year for going above and beyond the requirements of their job.

  • December graduate

    Jenine Nicole Westrick daughter of Richard and Lucy Westrick of Carrollton graduated Dec. 18, 2010, from Northern Kentucky University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology.  She currently works at the Cincinnati Museum at Union Terminal as an interpreter and later she plans to travel with her fiancée, Craig Sullivan, while he is on active duty with the United States Navy.

  • Welding class

    Ky-Tech Carroll County Vocational School is offering night classes for welding. Cost is $450 and depending on the interests of the applicants this class will focus on ARC (S.M.A.W.) and/or MIG (G.M.A.W.) Welding. The fee includes welding rods, gases, metals and other small shop tools.

    Registration will be held Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Carroll County Vocational School.

  • CCHS musicians present concert
  • JCTC sets registration

    Jefferson Community and Technical College will hold registration for its adult education classes in January.
    Registration will be Jan. 3 at 10 a.m. Evening registration will be held on Jan. 3 and 4 at 4 p.m.
    Classes are free and begin Jan. 10 to prepare for a GED exam on March 12.
    For more information, call JCTC at (502) 732-7102.

  • Snow days come early for Carroll school administrators

    As first grade students and their families left Kathryn Winn Primary after their Monday-evening musical production of “We are Lights,” heavy snowflakes were beginning to collect on cars in the parking lot.  The play, originally scheduled for Monday, December 13, had finally been performed after two previous cancellations due to inclement weather.
    With four snow cancellations in December, schools in Carroll County have had to be both creative and patient in adjusting to the weather.

  • Carroll schools address new state literacy requirements

    A focus on 21st century communication skills is one aspect of Senate Bill 1 that is bringing changes to Kentucky school curriculum, according to Pam Williams, Elementary Instructional Supervisor for Carroll County schools. Local school officials have already implemented a number of those changes ahead of time, Williams told the members of the Carroll County Board of Education Thursday.

  • Winn breakfast, lunch more than just a meal

    At Kathryn Winn Primary School, breakfast or lunch is often more than just a meal.  Whether it’s “Thanksgiving Luncheon,” “Breakfast with Santa,” or “The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party,” these special events often feed more than children’s bodies; they also nourish their minds and hearts.

  • School Menu - Dec. 8, 2010

    Wed., Dec 8. Breakfast, breakfast pizza; lunch: homemade chili and grilled cheese sandwich, vegetable sticks with dip, fresh apples, cookies and milk.
    Thurs., Dec. 9, Breakfast: donut with icing; lunch: soft taco or chicken fajita with lettuce, tomato, and cheese, Mexican rice, pinto beans, chips and salsa, fruit and milk.
    Fri., Dec. 10, Breakfast: pancakes with bacon; lunch: chili hot dog with bun and toppings, French Fries, broccoli with cheese sauce, pineapple tidbits and milk.