• Student of the week: Ashlyn Davis, Sixth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I love that I get to see my friends every day and still get an education.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “I love social studies because I get to learn the past and maybe a little of the future.”

    What was the last book you read? 

    “The last book I read was ‘The Elite’ from the Selection series.”

    What was the last movie you saw?  

  • Student of the week (March 10) | Bladen Nevils, Fourth grade

    What is your favorite thing about school and why?

    “I like coming to school because I want to be a professor when I grow up.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “I like math because it comes much easier to me.”

    What was the last book you read? 


    What was the last movie you saw?  

    “Kung Fu Panda 3”

    Where do you want to go to college? 

  • Lowe’s grants help Carroll students complete real-world building projects

    With help from Lowe’s, three small building projects are moving forward in the Carroll County School District: a sidewalk at Carroll County High School, an outdoor learning space at Carroll County Middle School and a courtyard renovation at Kathryn Winn Primary. Three $5,000 grants through the Lowe’s Toolbox for Education program made these projects possible.

  • Carroll County High School Band sets March 20 concert

    The Carroll County High School Band will be performing its KMEA concert on Sunday, March 20, at 4 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.

    The concert will include performances by the high school concert band, symphonic band, jazz band, percussion ensemble and steel band.

    The percussion ensemble will open the concert with Backroads of Medellin.

    Other selections will include some Irish and Korean folk songs.

  • Student News | Mar. 10, 2016

    Jamison T. Hunt of Carroll County was a recent graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies Dec. 11-12. The new degree holders join more than 140,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

    Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 17,000 students on its Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Hazard, and throughout Kentucky.

  • School Menu | Mar. 10, 2016

    This menu is for Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary Schools, changes for Carroll County High School and Middle School will be italicized.


    Thursday, March 10: Breakfast: Chicken biscuit or mini cinnis and apple; lunch: Pizza crunchers, garden salad, steamed peas, grapes or pineapple tidbits.

  • District works with community leaders to attract top teachers

    Editor’s note: Due to an error during production of last week’s newspaper, the second half of Carl Roberts’ column was left out. The full column is running today. We regret the error.

    Great teachers are in high demand. To ensure that the Carroll County School District recruits, trains and keeps the best teachers in the region, administrators are working with community leaders on new initiatives to make Carroll County an attractive place for teachers to call home.

  • Students learn how their choices can have consequences

    Decisions, decisions. What path do I want to follow?

    Carroll County Middle School eighth grade students found out the difficult way that the wrong decisions have dire consequences.

    The students were introduced to the “Truth or Consequences: The Choice is Yours” game sponsored by the Carroll County Cooperative Extension Service and CCMS.

  • Coming home to CAC
  • Annie

    “Annie” will come to the stage at Carroll County High School March 18-19.

    Director Jennifer Beach will bring the Broadway version of the musical to life with senior Jacqueline Stout starring as Annie.

    Annie will be Stout’s third play. She also had parts in the Pirate of Penzance and Wizard of Oz.

    “I always wanted to be Annie,” Stout said.

    She is the only senior in the production and Beach expects more from her. “I have to bring my “A” game to every practice,” Stout said.