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2-Hour Delay, Thursday, Jan. 18

There will be a two-hour delay on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.

NO SCHOOL on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

There will be NO SCHOOL on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.

NO SCHOOL on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

There will be NO SCHOOL on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.

NO SCHOOL on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.
Short Survey for New Superintendent Characteristics

The link below will take you to a short survey that was created by the Carroll County Board of Education.


The board would like your input on some topics related to the hiring of a new superintendent.


The survey will be open until 3:30 p.m. on January 17, 2018.



School in session Feb. 19

There will be school Feb. 19, 2018 due to the Jan. 8 cancellation.

There is NO SCHOOL today, Jan. 8, 2018.

There is NO SCHOOL today, Jan. 8, 2018.

New Immunization Requirements

Parents and Guardians,


Please see the attached documents from our State Department of Public Education and Cabinet for Health and Family Services, informing us of NEW immunization requirements effective on July 1, 2018.


All students must be in compliance with these NEW immunization requirements.


We are encouraging you to begin the process of determining IF your child needs these vaccines now because it is recommended that there be 6 months between the first and second doses.


Therefore, PLEASE DO NOT postpone this process until summer for that reason.


School health nurses are compiling a list of students who already meet these NEW immunization requirements.


If you have any questions, please call any of the nurses at the following numbers during school hours:


  • Kathryn Winn Primary: Katrina Lipe, LPN — 732-7090
  • Cartmell Elementary: Sherry Stamper, RN — 732-7085
  • Carroll County Middle School: Lindsay Noble, LPN — 732-7080
  • Carroll County High School: Catherine Towles, LPN — 732-7075

Click here for forms and additional information.

Board seeks Superintendent applicants

The Carroll County Board of Education invites exceptional candidates with a background in serving a diverse population and possessing discerning leadership capabilities to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

Apply here.

Public Forum on Grade Restructuring

Please join us Jan. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Carroll County Middle School auditorium for a public forum on potential grade restructuring.

District administrators and school principals will be available to answer questions and to gather input from the public.

Proposed changes in the future involve the following:

  • Moving second grade from Kathryn Winn Primary to Cartmell Elementary.
  • Moving fifth grade from Cartmell Elementary to Carroll County Middle School.
  • Converting several classrooms at Kathryn Winn Primary into Head Start classrooms in order to provide all-day services to some children in that program.

Please contact Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak with any questions or concerns:



District ELECTION for minority parent representative for superintendent screening committee

Dear Parents and Guardians:

The Carroll County School District is seeking a minority parent representative for the 2017-2018 superintendent screening committee.

The screening committee has the following responsibilities:

  • Screen all candidates
  • Check background and references of candidates
  • Adhere to the Board’s directions regarding the security of applicant files and confidentiality of applicant information
  • Report screening committee recommendations to the Carroll County Board of Education on the date and in the manner prescribed by the Board

How to vote:

  • Ballots are located at each school site. Voting will be open until Wednesday, December 20th at 4:00 p.m. If you have questions, please contact your child's school or the Carroll County Board of Education at 502-732-7070.
District seeking nominations for minority parent representative for superintendent screening committee

Click here for the nomination form and instructions.

Parent Communications Survey

This message is to confirm that we are emailing out surveys to parents on our email distribution lists.

Communications procedure for school cancellation

If a school day is cancelled this year, we will communicate that cancellation through the following outlets:

Phone (One Call Now)

All parents and guardians whose phone number is in the Infinite Campus system will receive a phone call through the One Call Now system.

Television Stations

  • Channel 2: Insight
  • 84 WHAS & WHAS11
  • Wave3
  • WCPO
  • Local 12
  • Springmyer Communications
  • WDRB Fox41
  • 32 WLKY

Radio Stations

  • WIKI
  • Froggy K95.9
  • WORX 96.7



New dismissal procedures for Carroll County Middle School

Starting Monday, October 16, Carroll County Middle School students will be dismissed at the following times:

  • 2:50 p.m. — Students who travel home in a private vehicle will be dismissed. Drivers should pull into both lanes of the pick-up loop on the Clay Street side of CCMS prior to that time. At 2:55 p.m., cars will begin exiting the pick-up loop.
  • 3:05 p.m. — Students who ride a school bus home will be dismissed.
  • 3:15 p.m. — Students who walk or who ride a bicycle home will be dismissed. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Carroll County Middle School at 502-732-7080.

Educational Excellence Foundation of Carroll County seeks two community at-large directors

The Educational Excellence Foundation of Carroll County Inc. — an independent 501(c)3 — is accepting nominations for two community at-large Directors for the Foundation’s Board.

See the complete release.

Shorter bus routes on the way Carroll County School District bus
Shorter bus routes are on the way to the Carroll County School District!
We will release more details in the coming weeks!
Teacher Spotlight — Michelle Hawkins Teacher Spotlight — Michelle Hawkins

Carrollton, Ky. — September 18, 2017 — At the center of Carroll County Middle School, where the original building meets the new addition, sits Michelle Hawkins’s Project Lead the Way classroom.

From the hallway, anyone can see inside, through a row of chest-high windows or through the classroom’s sliding glass doors.

When students are not in the room, it looks like a workshop in a high-end manufacturing facility. Stools sit by sturdy worktables, complete with industrial power supplies hanging from the ceiling.

When students are in the room, it looks even more like a workshop in a high-end manufacturing facility — think safety goggles, schematic drawings and machine prototypes.

“One thing I never hear is ‘When are we going to use this?’” Hawkins said.


Carroll County FFA to send supplies to Texas FFA president requests supplies for hurricane relief

FFA president Justin Tuttle is heading to Texas this Friday to bring supplies to Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

The following items are needed:

- batteries
- flashlights
- oil for chainsaws
- gardening tools
- gas cans

Please bring supplies to Carroll County High School by the end of the day on Thursday, September 7.

For more information, contact Mackenzie Wright at 502-732-7075.

German American Bank donates $5,000 to CCSD Youth Services Center Tracey Reynolds (center-right) accepts a $5,000 donation from German American Bank on behalf of the Carroll County School District’s Youth Services Center program.

Carrollton, Ky. — August 23, 2017The Carrollton branch of German American Bank donated $5,000 to the Carroll County School District’s Youth Services Center program.


By providing school supplies and other resources to students in need, YSC removes barriers to learning at the high school and middle school levels. YSC’s counterpart, Family Resources, does the same at the elementary level.


“We help in any way that we can,” said YSC director Tracey Reynolds. “If a kid needs shoes, we find them. If someone needs glasses, we make that happen. But all of this takes money, and our budget has been slashed at the state level in recent years. This donation from German American Bank will do a lot of good for our students.”


With headquarters in Jasper, Indiana, German American Bank has 50 offices in 20 counties in the region.  


“This is a way for us to give back to the Carroll County community,” said Veronica Chitwood, branch manager of the Carrollton German American branch bank. “We know that there is a lot of need here, so we are happy to help in any way that we can.”


The branch opened as River Valley Financial Bank in March of 2004. In March of 2016, it merged with German American Bank.

A message from Dr. Livingood about the Aug. 21 eclipse

In the Carroll County School District, we want to embrace Monday’s solar eclipse as a learning opportunity for our students. However, we understand that there are safety concerns, so we have taken steps to ensure that our students can view the eclipse under our supervision and with proper safety equipment:

  • We have secured eclipse glasses for all of our students from a NASA-approved vendor.
  • We have extended the school day on Monday by 30 minutes.
  • For students to view the eclipse, their parents or guardians must sign and return a permission form before the eclipse begins.
  • We respect the right of parents and guardians to prevent their children from directly viewing the eclipse. However, for students who must remain indoors during the eclipse, we will be streaming the eclipse live so that they can view it via our projection equipment.

We expect that our students will have a safe and memorable learning experience during the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21.

Dr. Ron Livingood

Interim Superintendent

Carroll County School District

* Eclipse viewing information from the Kentucky Department for Public Health and the American Astronomical Society.


Kentucky Lt. Gov. to visit CCHS, promote entrepreneurship Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton

Carrollton, Ky. – August 15, 2017Kentucky Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton will speak to Carroll County High School students on August 23 about entrepreneurship and the 2018 Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC). Hampton will be at CCHS from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

“This is a great opportunity for our students,” said CCHS principal Tom Stephens. “Entrepreneurship represents a lot of the qualities that we want our students to have, and we hope to have several students participate in the 2018 LGEC.”

School day extended due to solar eclipse

The school day will be extended by 30 minutes on Aug. 21 due to the solar eclipse.

Schools will release at the following times:

  • Richard B. Cartmell Elementary – 3:15 p.m.
  • Carroll County High School – 3:25 p.m.
  • Kathryn Winn Primary – 3:30 p.m.
  • Carroll County Middle School – 3:35 p.m.

Eclipse Permission Form

The district will provide students with eclipse glasses purchased from a NASA-approved vendor.

For more information, contact the Carroll County Board of Education at 502-732-7070.

Back-to-School Information

Back-to-school information is posted here.

Livingood begins tenure as interim Carroll superintendent RonlIvingood Grant

Carrollton, Ky. — July 17, 2017 — On July 12, Ronald G. Livingood, Ed.D., began his one-year tenure as interim superintendent of the Carroll County School District.

“As an administrator, it is my responsibility to see that teachers have what they need to meet the needs of their students,” Livingood said. “Everything that we do needs to make a difference for students in the classroom. [...]”


CCMS Band Instrument Rental Night

Don't miss Band Instrument Rental Night for all new CCMS band members!

July 27 from 5 – 7:00 p.m.

band instrument rental night

Employee-of-the-Year Nominations!
Don't miss "Most Likely to Succeed" — A film screening — March 20

Film screening - "Most Likely to Succeed"

Join us at Carroll County Middle School at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 20.

No School - March 1, 2017

There is no school today, March 1, 2017.

Softball Meeting

CCMS is going to have a softball team this year! The team is open to 5th-8th graders. There will be a short informational parent meeting this Wednesday, Feb 22 at 6pm in the CCMS cafeteria. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Renee Coghill at renee.coghill@carroll.kyschools.us

No school - Jan. 30

There is no school Jan. 30, 2017.

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