PTVO GIVES NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT TO CES

CARROLLTON, GA — Students at Carrollton Elementary School are enjoying new playground equipment thanks to the school’s Parent Teacher Volunteer Organization’s dedication to serving. A few years ago, parents involved in PTVO made a commitment to upgrade all playground equipment at the school. “Our initial goal was to replace the older wooden structures,” said PTVO president […]

MEET SHELLEY AMANDOLIA – CES TEACHER OF THE YEAR

CARROLLTON, GA –  It was late spring and one of the last general faculty meetings of the school year. Carrollton Elementary School teacher Shelley Amandolia, as she always did, paid special attention to the announcements and instructions to close out the year. But this time was a little different. During this meeting, the school’s 2021-2022 […]

Creative QR Code Enhances Kiwanis Book Donation

CARROLLTON, GA – Read Across America Day and the celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday were handled a little differently this year at Carrollton Elementary School in response to pandemic protocols, but the Carrollton Kiwanis Club members came up with a creative solution to continue their annual visits as school readers – even though they weren’t […]

Essays Reveal Why Teachers Of The Year Chose To Teach

CARROLLTON, GA – A pandemic may have delayed the traditional spring reveal of who would serve as school-level Teachers of the Year in 2020-2021, but in August the announcements were made – Natalie Wiggins, Carrollton Elementary School; Tiffany Pullen, Carrollton Upper Elementary; Regina Hytower, Carrollton Junior High; and Chris Carr, Carrollton High School. The four […]

Art Teachers Benefit From CCWC Gift

CARROLLTON, GA –  The Carrollton Civic Woman’s Club once again has demonstrated its commitment to supporting art education with recent donations to Carrollton and Carroll County teachers who participated in the Art Educators Exhibition at the Carrollton Center for the Arts. Carrollton Elementary School art teachers Amy Boehms and Aironnya Ayala were featured earlier this […]

PERKINS, SOULSBY NAMED GEORGIA STEM SCHOLARS

CARROLLTON, GA – Two Carrollton City Schools teachers whose creative approaches in teaching STEM concepts to students has earned them state recognition and the prestigious 2020 Georgia STEM Scholar designation. Carrollton Elementary School teacher Annette Perkins and Carrollton Junior High’s Ashley Soulsby were honored along with 24 other Georgia teachers by the Georgia Youth Science […]

CSO DONATION ENHANCES PRE-K MUSIC PROGRAM

CARROLLTON, GA – A recent donation by the Carroll Symphony Orchestra is music to the ears of impressionable 4-year-olds at Carrollton Elementary School. Seven piano keyboard donations – one for each prekindergarten classroom – allows music enrichment now to be an accessible resource every day. These students danced and sang to “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star,” […]

CARROLLTON ELEMENTARY NAMED TITLE I REWARD SCHOOL

CARROLLTON, GA – Carrollton Elementary School’s outstanding performance on state testing that measured academic improvement last school year has earned CES a top ranking among Georgia schools that serve economically disadvantaged students. Named a 2019-2020 Title I Reward School, CES ranks in the top 5 percent of Title I Schoolwide schools in Georgia that posted […]

BOE RECOGNIZES CES FOR CCRPI PERFORMANCE

CARROLLTON, GA – The Carrollton Board of Education, at its November meeting, recognized CES for outstanding performance on CCRPI, improving its overall score by 22 percent on the state measure for the 2018-2019 school year. Representing CES, from left, are Montrell McClendon, former assistant principal who is now Transportation director; Stephanie McDowell, teacher; Kylie Carroll, […]