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High school students create paper flowers for senior citizens

Students in the Carroll Hills high school class recently created Easter flowers to present to senior citizens. The class made about 350 flowers using paper napkins and glued a piece of chocolate candy in the center. The flowers were delivered to the Carroll County Friendship Center March 31, the last day of the 2021 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month celebration. The theme was “Inclusion is within Everybody’s Ability.”  Each person who

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March students of month named

Madeline Hoogstraten and Thomas Rutledge were named Carrollton High School students of the month for March. Hoogstraten is the daughter of Amy Hoogstraten of Carrollton. She is a member of the marching, concert and jazz bands; CHS (Caring Helping Sharing) Club, drama club, ladies ensemble and chamber chorus and National Honor Society. She enjoys creative writing and playing video games. She plans to attend Carnegie Mellon University to study writing

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CV board adds pool, other additions back in Rocket Center plans after discussion

By Jacquie Humphrey CCM Correspondent The Conotton Valley Board of Education met twice last week to discuss upgrades to the much-anticipated Rocket Center. The plans for the facility were downsized last spring in the wake of possible Rover tax reductions and the uncertainty of COVID-19. For the past several months the board has been reconsidering some of the reductions as the Rocket Center moves closer to completion. Last week they

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Fowler to become Golden Eagle

Carrollton senior Carenda Fowler signed a National Letter of Intent recently to bowl for the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Golden Eagles for her former Carrollton Coach Vera Fox, who now leads the Kent State program. Fowler is a three-year letter winner for the Warriors and bowled at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl in the 2021 Division II state championships with the Warriors, who placed seventh. She is shown above seated

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Hailey Edie, Troy Lane rein over Carrollton Chic

Hailey Edie and Troy Lane reigned over “Carrollton Chic”  March 27 in the Carrollton High School gym. Members of the prom committee, parents and volunteers transformed the gym and common area of the high school into an elegant venue fit to host royalty. Prom Coordinators McKenzie Hagy and Kelly Atkinson gave credit for the evening to committee members, who put the prom together in a short five-week period, parents and

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Youth wrestlers capture third place at tournament

Carrollton Youth wrestlers competed at the Bulldog Open in St. Clairsville Feb. 27. The team placed third out of 23 teams. Wrestlers are shown above. They include (front from left): Masen Wood, Austin Newsome, Camden Poole and Rykr Plunket. Row two: Taylor Fewkes, Nick Sampson, Joanna Hart and Kadence Ullman. Row three: Logan Sampson, Jaxon Sutton, Noah Jenkins, Jayden Sutton, Levi Kiko, Cohen Little, Michael Ullman and Gavin Godfrey.

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Busby earns  BCC adult honor

Buckeye Career Center (BCC) has named the March Student of the Month recipients. The Adult Education Student of the Month is Medical Assisting AM student Micah Busby of Bowerston. Busby is a Conotton Valley graduate and has volunteered for Community Hospice. She enrolled in Medical Assisting after taking the high school Intro to Nursing program at BCC. Her instructor, Sandy Moss nominated her for the honor. “Micah is an excellent

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BCC students qualify for state competitions

A number of Buckeye Career Center students advance to their respective career-technical student organization’s state competition in the coming weeks. All regional competitions were held remotely. HOSA Future Health Professionals members qualifying for the state competition to be held virtually April 12-15 include: Myra Davis (Carrollton), first place in Medical Spelling; Kylie Ferguson (Conotton Valley), third place in Life Support Skills; Victoria Frazee (Carrollton), fourth in Dental Terminology and Colette

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Speech, Debate members to compete in State Finals

Five Carrollton High School students recently qualified for the Ohio Speech and Debate State Finals to be held virtually March 5 and 6. According to Alzana Nuzzolillo, CHS Speech and Debate instructor, students throughout Ohio competed the entire season virtually using Zoom and NSDA Campus, a platform similar to Google Meet.  CHS will compete live, but virtually, in the state tournament. Qualifiers include: 1. Senior Devin Tipton, son of Jeff and Darla Tipton,

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Porter, Beadnell advance in Spelling Bee competitions

At Minerva: Michael Porter, an eighth grade student at Minerva Middle School, became the spelling bee champion Feb. 3 after spelling the word “foolscap” correctly in the 13th round. He will advance to the Regional Spelling Bee March 6 at GlenOak High School Theater and potentially to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the spring. Isiah Willison, a sixth- grader, was the runner up. Students qualified for the competition by

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