• Carrollton campus students recognized

    Mark Hartless, a Jefferson Community and Technical College graduate, was recognized at JCTC’s annual awards ceremony held on Wednesday, April 21 at the Downtown Louisville Campus. Hartless was recognized as a President’s Scholar for his 4.0 during his time at JCTC, KCTCS All-Academic Team, Outstanding Carrollton Campus student, and Outstanding Engineering student.

  • Donation | June 23, 2016
  • Board to withhold last payment on gym project

    The lack of a finished product on the Carroll County Middle School gym and renovation was the basis of most of the conversation at the Carroll County Board of Education meeting June 16.

    The construction project is still incomplete as the bench capstones in both courtyards have not been installed.

    Carroll County School Superintendent Bill Hogan said that the stones were supposed to be installed in April, then May and now June. The stones have not been delivered.

  • Lawmakers see the success of iLead at joint meeting

    With year one in the books, iLead Academy proudly opened its doors June 13, to 22 members of Kentucky’s Interim Joint Committee on Education. As the state’s first regional career academy, iLead is a model that could be replicated throughout the state, as legislators look to take a more personalized approach to how students are educated.

  • Degrees Conferred | June 16, 2016

    Local students earn degrees from University of the Cumberlands

    University of the Cumberlands conferred 745 degrees during its annual commencement ceremony May 7. There were 200 bachelor’s degrees, 487 master’s degrees and 14 doctorate degrees. The degrees conferred also included three associate’s degrees and 41 education specialists.

    The following are local graduates:

    Joseph Creager of Carrollton, earned a Master of Arts in Education degree in Teacher as Leader.

  • Kathryn Winn Primary important dates, events

    In July, Kathryn Winn Primary will be hosting three important events: open enrollment for incoming kindergarteners and new students, student registration and open house.

    Open Enrollment

    Kindergarten and new student open enrollment will be held on July 27, from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. at KWP. Parents who enrolled kindergarten children this past March do not need to attend.

    Student Registration

  • Winn garden renovated through Lowe’s grant

    The Kathryn Winn Primary school courtyard is a flurry of activity as Lowe’s employees and local volunteers begin the renovation project funded through a Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant.

    The Winn project is one of three district projects funded by the grant program. A sidewalk at Carroll County High School and an outdoor learning space at Carroll County Middle School each received $5,000 through the Lowe’s Toolbox for Education program.

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  • Curell retires after career in education

    After 44 years in education, Carroll County Schools Director of Pupil Personnel and Chief Operations Officer Larry Curell is retiring.

    Curell was born in Flint, Mich., and is a graduate of Mt. Carmel School, a Christian school located in Breathitt County, Ky.

    He graduated from Asbury University with a double major and needed one class from Xavier University to receive his DPP certification. Curell said that Kentucky is one of the few states that have a director of pupil personnel in its staffing structure.

  • McNeal retires after career in education

    “Scary” is how Pam McNeal described her upcoming retirement as coordinator of the Carroll County Head Start program in an interview June 6.

    “This is a new phase for me and the unknown can be scary,” McNeal said.

    McNeal, a Carroll County native, is retiring with 24 years of service in education. She taught fourth grade at Gallatin County for six years and then spent nine years at Cartmell Elementary as a fourth grade teacher and reading intervention specialist before going to the Head Start program for her final nine years.