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Education

  • TCES names Leader in Me winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me winners for the week of Sept. 1.

    They are Alexis Chappel, Joey Holloway, Landon Hicks, Jaden Li and Sarah Blakeman.

  • TCES students collecting soda tabs

    Taylor County Elementary School will begin collecting soda tabs again.

    The first collection date will be Sept. 26. The class collecting the most pounds will receive a treat for each month. The public is encouraged to collect as well.

    Class sponsors are needed.

    For more information, call Brandy McCubbin at (270) 403-2000.

  • School Menus for Sept 15-19

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 15-19

    Monday - Mini corn dog, macaroni and cheese, sweat peas, fruit cocktail and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tetrazzini, tossed salad with tomatoes, baby carrots with dip, diced pears and milk.

    Wednesday - Taco salad with tortilla chips with salsa, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese, Spanish rice, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Thursday - Pepperoni pizza, salad, corn, applesauce, graham cracker and milk.

  • Head Start participating in food program

    Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency Head Start is now participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

  • CU faculty member appointed to state board

    Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling faculty member, Dr. Karen Westbrooks, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists.

    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Westbrooks to serve a four-year term on the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists.

    Westbrooks is associate MFT director and associate professor of counseling for the Louisville Education Center.

  • TCHS students win FCCLA awards

     

    After winning local and state competitions, Kyrsten Hill, Belinda Cheng and Ivy Neal traveled to the National Family, Community, Career, Leadership of America conference in San Antonio, Texas.

    At nationals, they presented their STAR Event, Portfolio in Review and gave a speech about their local FCCLA chapter at Taylor County High School. They took home silver medals.

    The girls were among 7,500 other teens from all across America.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Aug. 29.

    They are kindergartener Adelynn Port, first-grader Sophia Aman, second-grader Alex Kingsbury, third-grader Dayne Graham, fourth-grader Dalton Robertson and fifth-grader Mercede Bright.

  • Art and conservation writing contest begins

    The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with Kentucky Farm Bureau, announces the beginning of the 2014 Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing Contest titled, “The Soil Daily Times.”

    Students across the state will use a soil theme to create art and essays to urge their audience toward good soil conservation practices. County, area and state winners will be chosen through the local conservation districts.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Sept. 2.

    They are freshman Lauren Williams, sophomore Raylee Perkins, junior Kayla Rodgers, and senior Jilly Benningfield.

  • TCMS announces Student Leaders of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently announced its Student Leaders of the Week for the week of Sept. 5.

    They are Brennan Parker, Devon Kiskaden, Logan Bricken, Lane Sapp, Chelsey Adcock and Jarrett Perkins.