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Education

  • Principals make good on promise to dye hair

     

    Brian Clifford and Melissa Long, Taylor County Elementary School principal and vice principal, respectively, made some promises to students during state testing last year.

    If TCES met all its No Child Left Behind goals and the school made Adequate Yearly Progress, the two said they would dye their hair. On Nov. 18, Clifford and Long made good on their promises.

    Above, they are posing with blue and pink hair and rock band T-shirts.

  • School menus for Dec. 5-9

    Campbellsville Independent

    Dec. 5-9

    Monday - Cheeseburger, french fries, pickles, onions, diced pears, Scooby snacks and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Chicken patty, broccoli with cheese sauce, buttered peas, peaches, sugar cookie and milk with choice of corn dog.

    Wednesday - Chili, cheese slice, crackers, corn chips, baby carrots, applesauce and milk with choice of pork chop.

  • CU alumna gives thanks at annual Thanksgiving chapel

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Ginny Flanagan, a 1965 graduate of Campbellsville University, a financial supporter of the university, a former employee of the university who remains a part-time employee, gave a testimony of why she’s thankful for the university at the annual Thanksgiving service Wednesday, Nov. 16.

    Flanagan’s address was made possible through a grant from the Reuben and Jewel Robertson Worship Endowment Program.

  • Armory hosts Lights on After School


    A community-wide event was hosted at the Campbellsville National Guard Armory on Friday, Nov. 18, for local students.

    “Lights on After School” was sponsored by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition, Campbellsville High School’s 21st Century Community Learning Center and the Taylor County elementary, middle and high school 21st CCLC groups. More than 100 local students and parents were in attendance.

  • CU theater presents 'The Singing Princess'

     

    Lacy Mudd of Campbellsville portrayed Princess Melody in "The Singing Princess" presented Nov. 18 in the Russ Mobley Theater by the theater department.

    The princess could not sing and the prince, Prince Dance-a-Lot, could not dance.

  • CU television show features Rand Paul

     

    Tori Banks

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" television show hosted U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, on Monday, Nov. 21, discussing with CU's John Chowning his views and priorities as a United States Senator as well as his vision for the United States.

  • CU to partner with the Baptist Convention of Eastern Cuba

     

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is making plans to partner with the Hispanic Baptist Bible Institute and the Baptist Convention of Eastern Cuba to provide training for professors at the seminary in Santiago, Cuba.

  • Campbellsville Schools honor academic achievers

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its academic achievers for November. A boy and a girl from each school are named.

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary School

    Dalton Brown is a fourth-grade student at CES. He is the son of Tonya Brown and Shannon Brown. His favorite teacher is Doretha Sanders and math is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing football and wings express. His future plans are to become a school teacher or a mechanic.

  • CHS students participate in Kentucky Scholars

     

    Students participating in Campbellsville High School's Kentucky Scholars Group recently visited Taylor Regional Hospital to learn more about careers in the various health related fields.

    The students were given information on job skills and requirements for employment in addition to learning more about daily routines and course requirements to obtain specific degrees and certification.

  • Campbellsville Independent School District earns two KEEPS energy awards for commitment to energy-saving initiatives

     

    Kentucky Energy Efficiency Program for Schools presented the KEEPS Stewardship Award and KEEPS Champion Award to the Campbellsville Independent School District at the District's board of education meeting Monday, Nov. 21.

    Campbellsville Independent Schools earned the awards for its commitment to reducing operational costs through best energy management practices.