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Education

  • Student of the week: Zackary Kindoll, First grade (Ms. Roos)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “The end of the day because I can see my mom and dad.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “STEM because I get to make LEGO robots and art because I get to paint.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “20,000 Baseball Cards Under the Sea”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Cats and Dogs the Revenge of Kitty Galore”

  • "Oversized, Overripe Turnip"

    The Cast:

     

    Farmer - Colson Stephens

    Black Bear - Treyten Rabourn

    White Tiger - Kaden Chowning

  • NAS to receive utility tax refund from school district

    Carroll County School must issue a $472,000 refund to North American Stainless after the company overpaid its utility taxes in the calendar year 2012.

    At the beginning of the year, NAS and the Department of Revenue estimated the amount of utilities they would use and, furthermore, estimated the amount of taxes the company would pay, Chief Financial Officer Jon Conrad said. The school district receives one-twelfth of that amount, he said. The company is given two years to go back and request a refund.

  • Ice cream for the graduates
  • ‘No More Secrets’ to offer body safety message

    Elementary students in Carroll and four neighboring counties will learn about “body safety” through performances of “No More Secrets” by Blue Apple Players of Louisville this month.

    The 10 performances are sponsored by Ohio Valley United Charities Inc. in recognition that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

    The two performances in Carroll County are planned for April 25.

  • Celebrating Spring at CAC
  • Winter Guard
  • Sharing our memories

    The ceremonial ground breaking for the Carroll County Middle School renovation was held March 27. Afterward, the public was welcomed to a reception was held in the gym, where those in attendance shared their memories about the old gym. Carroll County School Director of Public Relations Carl Roberts also created a video capturing community members’ memories.

     

  • Flipped classrooms let teachers coach, students learn at their own pace

    Tech-savvy students are redefining the definitions of “homework” and “schoolwork.”  Traditionally, students learn in the classroom and reinforce their learning at home through homework.  A new movement called “blended” or “flipped” learning is turning the old model on its head. 

    “Blended learning means that you blend some direct teaching with computer-based activities,” Kathryn Winn Principal Gerda Wise said. 

  • Student of the week: Reagan Matthews, Third grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “My favorite thing about school is music because you get to play instruments.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “I like math because I like to solve problems.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “Ghostville Elementary”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Victorious”

    Where do you want to go to college?