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Education

  • Education News | Jan. 9, 2014

    ODK inducts Yager

  • School menu | Jan. 9, 2014

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary Schools.  Carroll County Middle School and Carroll County High school will offer the same menu except for Wednesday, Jan. 15, please see change:

    Thursday, Jan. 9: Chili, grilled cheese sandwich, chilled broccoli and carrots, orange and fruit cocktail; breakfast: Sausage biscuit and gravy.

    Friday, Jan. 10: Grilled chicken sandwich, lettuce, tomato, pickle, Nantucket veggies, sweet potato fries, apple and Mandarin Oranges; breakfast: Donuts.

  • Winn Leadership Day
  • Just hangin’ around ...

    Cartmell Elementary students met their goal of bringing in more than 3,000 items for the annual food drive. Their reward? Duct taping Assistant Principal Jonica Ray to the cafeteria wall! The event was originally scheduled for Dec. 6, but a snow day forced it to be rescheduled for Dec. 19.

  • Workshop gives educators a taste of Marine Corps. life

    Carroll County High School teachers Ben Crutcher and Daniel McCrocklin recently participated in the Marine Corps Educator Workshop at Parris Island, S.C.  The teachers completed a four-day program that gave them an overview of how recruits go through basic training.

    “It was a four-day whirlwind,” McCrocklin said. “The Marines definitely push the recruits mentally, physically and emotionally.”

  • School menu | Jan. 2, 2014

    This menu is for Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary schools.

     

    Jan. 2. Schools closed for the Holidays

    Jan. 3. Schools closed for the Holidays

    Monday, Jan. 6: Hot dog, bun, potato wedges, great Northern beans, apple and pears; breakfast: Breakfast pizza.

    Tuesday, Jan. 7: Chicken parmesan, prov. blend veggies, garden salad, breadstick, banana, pineapple tidbits; breakfast: Bacon egg cheese biscuit.

  • Student of the week: Jenny Mahoney, First grade (Long)

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “Learning because I find out things I didn’t know.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because you learn about numbers.”

    What is your favorite book? 

    “Elf on the Shelf”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Spongebob”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Deadline nears for financial aid in fall

    It’s not too early to begin preparing for the fall semester.

    If applying for financial aid the priority deadline for college financial aid is fast approaching and students needing aid for the Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 semesters should begin the application process now. 

  • Schools, JCTC seek grant for tech ed

    The Carroll County School District is joining forces with the Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus to seek a federal grant that could deliver as much as $7 million to boost efforts to improve and enhance technical education in the region.

    The Youth CareerConnect Grant is being offered by the Education and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor. The grant program has $100 million in funding, from which 40 grants, ranging from $2 million to $7 million, will be awarded. The deadline for applications is Jan. 27.

  • Cartmell’s Got Talent!

    The Cartmell Elementary Winter Artists Showcase was held Monday, Dec. 16. Before the show began, the history club presented a “Living History Museum,” where students portrayed historical figures. The art students displayed their masterpieces, and the Lego League gave demonstrations on their first Lego League Core Values, Project and Robot Missions.