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Education

  • James gets a positive evaluation from board

    The Carroll County Board of Education conferred a glowing evaluation onto Superintendent Lisa James at its Thursday, March 10, meeting.

    The board voted unanimously to approve the evaluation in open session after reviewing the document with James in closed session.

    James was evaluated on 52 specific points divided into seven categories: visionary leadership, instructional leadership, business and finance, relationship with the board, staff and personnel relationships, community relationships and personal qualities.

  • School Lunch Menu

    Wednesday, March 16: Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes, lima beans, white gravy, biscuit and milk.
    Thursday, March 17: Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, peas, fresh fruit, chocolate pudding with topping and milk.
    Friday, March 18: Hamburger, bun, lettuce and pickle, baked beans, tuna sandwich, french fries, applesauce and milk.
    Monday, March 21: Chicken fingers, roasted potatoes, green beans, fruit, hot roll, butter and milk.

  • Painting for Prom

  • Student News

    Kelly Simmons of Carrollton received a bachelor’s degree in education from Berea College on Dec. 22.
    Helen Matthews Lewis, Ph.D., spoke at the commencement and encouraged seniors to address economic concerns, exploitation of fossil fuels, consumerism and other societal issues.
    Lewis is a founder of the Appalachian Studies Association and earned her doctorate at Berea College.

  • ‘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'