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Education

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  • Student News - May 4, 2011

    Fremin wins $1,500 in Dream Out Loud contest

    A Carroll County first-grader is one of nine Kentucky students to win a $1,500 college savings accounts with the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust through its Dream Out Loud Challenge.

    Sophie Fremin, a first-grader at Kathryn Winn Primary, won the challenge for her message answering the question, “How will I change the world after college?” Each winner’s school also receive s$500.

  • Carroll County Schools end the year with a wide variety of events

    The weather has definitely forced schools across Kentucky to adjust their calendars, but the enjoyable and memorable end-of-the-year events will go on. The Carroll County School District invites the public will join us for these events. 

    Carroll County High School graduation is Sunday, May 29 at 2:30 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium. 

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  • Educators learn ‘Denver Thinking Strategies’ at conference

    Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Carroll County teachers and administrators are actively engaged in getting students more involved in their own learning by applying reading comprehension strategies to all learning.

  • 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.