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Education

  • Carroll County High School Honor Roll | April 12, 2018

    Due to an error by Carroll County High School, the honor roll was incorrect in last week’s News-Democrat.

    Infinite Campus does not recognize a “P” grade as being an A or a B. Thus, the following students were left off of the honor Roll due to having a “P” in their online classes at CCHS for the third nine weeks:

    Ninth-Grade All A

    Gabby Bowen and Bailey Mefford.

    Tenth-Grade

    All A

  • Carroll County Middle School Honor Roll | April 5, 2018

    Sixth Grade

    All A’s

    Cole Brown, Cameron Butcher, Cristian Castillo-Hernandez, Rileigh Darnold, Kaitlyn Dukes, Seth Franklin, Keagan Hatton, Grayson Kinman, Jaden Lark, Alexis Lipe, Jacob Long, Reagan Miller, Mayra Nava, Sanchez, Gavin Pella, Johnny Scherder, Coleton Sellers, Desiree Skaggs, Jacob Spenneberg and Ayden Taylor.

    A/B

  • Carroll County High School Honor Roll | April 5, 2018

    Ninth Grade

    All A’s

    Kaytln Colston, Gracie Craig, Kennedy Daigle, Kyle Deaton, Claire Harris, Danyn Johnson, Grace Long, Kaitlyn Osborne, Cameron Phillips, Cheyenne Smith and Lily Young.

    A/B

    Wyatt Adair, Charlsie Couch, Dante Cruz, Peyton Devine, Sarah Espinoza, Taylor Franklin, Caleb Grathler, Erica Heck, Jaiden Jones, Bailey Leap, Sarah Marshall, Mya McAllister, Quinn Miller, Sarah Richter, Trinity Robbins, Hailey Robbins, Megan Sculley, Makayla Sea, Jasmine Simmons, Brandi Strothman, Benjamin Watkins and Hannah Welch.

  • Blackburn selected to Regional FFA Officer team

    On Thursday, March 22, the Carroll County FFA was honored to be represented by Baily Blackburn and Mariah Adair, both pursuing a higher office beyond their chapter.

    Mariah Adair, a senior FFA member, interviewed against seven other top notch regional members for the chance to seek a state officer position.

    “Although she did not advance, we could not be more proud of her effort and determination to go beyond her limits,” Carroll County FFA advisor Mackenzie Wright said.

  • Kathryn Winn renovation bids lower than expected; Last day of school set for June 1

    The Carroll County Board of Education voted to approve the renovation project for the Kathryn Winn Primary School.

    Senior project manager for Weir Construction Darrell Hayden said the bids for the project were opened March 14, coming in lower than projected. Hayden said all the alternatives would be included in the project.

    Weir Construction will serve as the construction manager for the district.

  • Let's Roll! Pinewood Derby held March 17
  • Christian Academy of Carrollton Honor Roll

    First Grade

    All A’s

    Jocelyn Boutwell, Shelby Miller, and John Vance.

    A/B

    Madeline Black, Kinley Harsin, Nora Kaur, Adaya Noffsinger, Riley Poe, and Caleb Zuniga.

    Perfect Attendance

    Madeline Black, Macy Blevins, Kinley Harsin, Jacob Marcelino, Adaya Noffsinger, Riley Poe, and Joseph Ward IV.

    Second Grade

    All A’s

    Audrey Carli, Janelle Hernandez, Gregory Humphrey, Addison Kazee, Chaylon Lowrance, Mackenzie Owens, Autumn Shea, Brooklyn Shea, and Brooklyn Young.

    A/B

  • School Menu | March 29, 2018

    Thursday, March 29: Breakfast: French toast sticks with syrup and yogurt or banana bread with yogurt or Pop Tarts and apple; Lunch: Penne pasta with meat sauce or chicken alfredo, breadstick, steamed broccoli, steamed carrots, Mandarin oranges, or pineapple.

    Friday, March 30: Breakfast: Donut or Pop Tarts and banana; Lunch: Chicken drumstick with roll, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, banana or Craisins.

    Monday, April 2-6 Spring Break, no school

  • THE OUTSIDERS

    The Carroll County High School drama club presented “The Outsiders,” a play based on the book of the same title by S. E. Hinton, March 23-25.

    The story is based in Tulsa, Okla., in 1965 and tells the story of two groups separated by social-economic status.

    The book is required reading for CCHS freshman students.

    The play was directed by CCHS teacher Alissa Vogelgesang.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Harper finds her home in the middle

    By CARL ROBERTS

    Carroll County Schools

    Maggie Harper’s choices were Cincinnati, Louisville or Carrollton. She chose Carrollton. A sixth-grade social studies teacher at Carroll County Middle School, Harper is in her second year of teaching.

    “Maggie quickly became someone we rely on,” Principal Dana Oak said. “She is a great team player and a great teacher. Our students are lucky to have her.”