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Education

  • Students to attend school May 20

    Campbellsville Independent School students will attend class on May 20, primary election day.

    On Monday night, Campbellsville Board of Education members voted to amend the current school calendar to include that day as one for instruction.

    Campbellsville Superintendent Mike Deaton said this sets the district's last day for students at Friday, May 23.

    Teachers will work through Wednesday, June 4, to complete some professional development, Deaton said.

  • Conservation district announces art, writing contest winners

     

    Taylor County Conservation District recently announced the winners of the Jim Claypool Conservation Art and Writing Contest for 2013.

    The theme was "Mission: H2O." All Kentucky students grade six through 12 are eligible to compete in the writing contest. Students in grade one through five can compete in the art contest.

    To honor the teachers in Taylor County, each of the first-place school winner's teachers will receive $50 to spend on supplies for their classroom.

  • TCES academic team wins region

     

    Taylor County Elementary School was recently named this year's 14th Region academic team champions and several students took home individual awards.

    The quick recall team of Emma Maynard, Peyton McCubbin, Amerilee Lowe, Jacob Milby, Lily Robertson and Caleb Penick won first place.

    The future problem solving team of Peyton McCubbin, Lily Robertson, Amerilee Lowe and Zane Murphy took home second place.

    Emma Maynard placed first place in language arts and Peyton McCubbin received third and Clay Corbin took home fourth.

  • School Menus for April 21-25

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 21-25

    Monday - Cheeseburger on bun with pickles and onions, baked fries, baked beans, fruit cocktail and milk.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad with tomatoes, sweet peas, diced pears, garlic bread, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Beef nachos with corn chips, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and cheese sauce, refried beans, applesauce and milk.

  • CU students, faculty travel to Israel and Jordan

     

    Samantha Stevenson

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Theology took 36 students, faculty, family, friends or CU alumni to Israel and Jordan on a Holy Land tour.

    The tour gave travelers an opportunity to experience "the fifth gospel" on March 1-11.

  • Car club offers scholarship

    Tri-County Car Club, based in Campbellsville, will award a $500 scholarship to a student studying an auto-related field each May.

    Those interested in the scholarship should send a letter of application no later than April 30 to Tri-County Car Club, Stan McKinney, 1007 Deer Park, Campbellsville, KY  42718.

    Applicants should include a high school transcript, attendance records and a short statement as to why they want to pursue an auto-related career. All applicants should also include a statement as to financial need.

  • TCMS receives McDonald's grant

     

    Taylor County Middle School's Cardinal Connection 21st Century Program has been awarded a $500 McDonald's Corporation grant.

    The money will be used to create an outdoor classroom with plants native to Kentucky.

    The classroom will also house container gardening to allow students hands-on experience raising flowers and vegetables.

  • TCMS announces honor roll

    Taylor County Middle School recently announced its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Sixth Grade

  • CHS releases honor roll

    Campbellsville High School recently released its honor roll for the third nine-weeks grading period. Students listed follow.

    All A's

    • Freshmen - Caylie Blair, Vera Brown, Blair Lamb, Laura Lamb, Murphy Lamb, Alyssa McCarthy and Caroline McMahan.

    • Sophomores - Alex Bailey and Ben Fitzgerald.

    • Juniors - Masi Wilson.

    • Seniors - Logan Dial, Emily Haley, Katelyn McMahan and Mollie Williams.

    A's and B's

  • TCHS names Breakfast Week winners

     

    Taylor County High School recently observed National School Breakfast Week.

    The week's winners were Jermiah Messer, Brian Pelcher, Brenton Benningfield, Kayla McStoots, Lexus Denham and Malorie Byrne. Absent for the photo is Jacob Rice.