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Today's News

  • A little etiquitte goes a long way

    With preparation of summer “look good, feel good” in full swing for all gym goers, try to remember a few simple rules of etiquette that will make you and others who use the gym you go to better:

    • Re- rack weights and put them in the proper order. It speeds up everyone’s gym time with much less frustration and reduces chances for finger injuries.

    • Don’t share your sweat. If you sweat like a faucet, bring a clean towel and wipe down the equipment after you use it.

  • Celebrating Spring at CAC
  • Winter Guard
  • From The Diamond | April 3, 2014

    Gallatin downs Carroll, 4-2

    Gallatin County picked up its first win of the season, defeating Carroll County, 4-2, Thursday. Carroll head coach Jimmy Ray said his team lacked enthusiasm, which was kind of disappointing since it was a district game at rival Gallatin. 

    The Panthers managed just two hits against the Wildcats. Ray said there were a couple other hard hits in the game, but they were hit right at the Gallatin defense.

  • 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? 

  • Helping make prom dreams come true

     

    The fifth annual Operation Prom Dress event was held March 22, at The Carrollton. This was the biggest year so far, with more than 40 girls walking away with dresses and all the accessories they need to go to prom, all for free. The Carrollton provided the space, DJ service and refreshments free of charge for the event. 

  • School Menu | April 3, 2014

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary School. Cartmell Elementary, Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School are the same except where noted.

     

    Monday, April 7: Turkey and gravy with roll, mashed potatoes, carrots, orange, pineapple tidbits; breakfast: Breakfast pizza.

    Tuesday, April 8: Pizza crunchers, garden salad, corn, banana, applesauce; breakfast: Scrambled eggs with bacon.

  • Red Cross seeks blood donations

    The Red Cross will hold a blood donation event from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, April 10 in Ghent, at Kentucky Utilities, (Red Cross Bus), 9485 Hwy. 42 East

    A second blood drive is set for 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, at North American Stainless (Red Cross Bus), 6870 Hwy. 42 East.

    The Red Cross must collect enough blood donations every day to meet the needs of cancer patients, trauma victims, organ transplant recipients, premature babies with complications, sickle cell disease patients and others.