District News

Morning route delayed — Bus #146 Carroll County School District Bus

Carrollton, Ky. - Feb. 26, 2020 - Due to unforeseen circumstances, Bus #146’s morning route will be covered by a substitute bus on Thursday, Feb. 27, and Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. This will delay Bus #146’s morning route by approximately one hour. Therefore, students will be picked up approximately one hour after their normal morning pickup time on this route.

Students on Bus #146’s route will not be counted tardy. Also, if possible, families are encouraged to find alternate transportation to school for their students on these days.

Bus #146 will run its afternoon route at the normal time.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Contact:
Darren Dunn
Transportation Director
Carroll County School District
502-732-7099

KWP’s Landon Martin advances to state spelling bee KWP’s Landon Martin advances to state spelling bee

Carrollton, Ky. - Jan. 13, 2020 - First-grade student Landon Martin of Kathryn Winn Primary is advancing to the state competition in the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Spelling Bee, hosted by Kentucky School for the Deaf.

 

Landon placed third at a regional competition in December and will compete in the state competition in March, where he will spell against other first-grade students who advanced from their own regional competitions.  

 

“Landon has worked very hard learning to spell these words at home and at school,” said coach Melody Stark. “He will have a new set of words for the state spelling bee in March. He is learning the signs that go with the words to help him differentiate between homophones, such as ‘ate’ and ‘eight,’ etc. I am so proud of him and his accomplishments.”

 

In this special spelling bee format, the spelling words are both said in spoken English and signed in American Sign Language by competition moderators. Students then spell the words on a white board. The competition is open to all students in first through twelfth grades who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Collaboration leads to increased focus on safety in district

Carrollton, Ky. – Dec. 2, 2019 – The Carroll County School District and its local, regional and state partners are focusing on building relationships as the key to school safety. Among other initiatives, the district is part of a $500,000 US Department of Justice STOP School Violence Grant through the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC), which will help 279 schools across all of OVEC’s 15 member school districts develop capacity for school threat assessment and collaborate on safety planning.

 

“We are excited to be part of this initiative,” said Superintendent Danny Osborne. “And we are even more excited that the grant focuses on assessing threats rather than reacting to them. It’s no secret that schools are grappling with how to handle threats and other troubling behavior from both inside and outside of schools. But we need to remember that relationships are the key to safety, and that is exactly what our school safety teams focus on.”

 

District approved for NTI days

Carrollton, Ky. — Nov. 7, 2019 — We are pleased to announce that Carroll County Schools has been granted state permission to offer “Non-Traditional Instruction” (NTI) days during the 2019-2020 school year. This plan will allow learning to take place at home when conditions prevent schools from being in session. An NTI day will count as an instructional day and will not have to be made up at the end of the school year.