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Education

  • Windstream surprises CES

     

    Windstream's Classroom Caravan has been surprising schools in a variety of states with a $1,000 award as a part of our SchoolsWIN campaign.

    Windstream received many requests from parents and staff through Facebook, Twitter and e-mail for a Classroom Cash surprise at Campbellsville Elementary School.

    The company visited the school recently and surprised students with a donation.

    A video of the surprise is available online at schoolswin.windstream.com/post/650.

  • TCS hosts 'Glorious Grandparents Share Fair'

     

    Taylor County Elementary School hosted a "Glorious Grandparents Share Fair" on Sept. 24-27.

    The fair was hosted so students could share Measures of Academic Progress scores with their families.

    Snacks were served and grandparents were given folders to review students' test scores.

    Students participated in a craft competition where students designed boomerangs.

    The TCES theme of the year is "Learning Safari: Destination Success!"

  • TCHS band named reserve grand champion

     

    The Taylor County High School Marching Band traveled to Male High School on Saturday, Oct. 8 to compete in the 20th annual Louisville Classic where it was named reserve grand champion.

    The band also received awards for best overall color guard and best overall percussion.

    In the preliminary competition, Taylor County was named first place band in Class AA and won best color guard and best percussion awards.

    Rowan County was second, Nelson County was third, Ohio County was fourth and Seneca was fifth.

  • CU hears message on missions in South America

     

    Tori Banks

    Campbellsville University

    The Rev. Bill Egbert and his wife, Linda, both 1982 CU alumni, have been overseas missionaries for a large part of their lives. They have focused most of their efforts in South America, specifically in the country of Costa Rica. In their time as missionaries, the two have worked overseas to plant churches, disciple believers and spread the word of Jesus Christ.

  • School menus for Oct. 17-21

    Campbellsville Independent

    Oct. 17-21

    Monday - Corn dogs, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, mandarin oranges and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Barbeque pork rib, tater tots, coleslaw, fruit cocktail and milk with choice of corn dog.

    Wednesday - Sausage, gravy, baked apples, scrambled eggs, biscuits and milk with choice of chuckwagon.

    Thursday - Chili, cheese slice, crackers, corn chips, carrot sticks, applesauce and milk with choice of chicken fried steak.

  • KCA learns about banks

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently learned about banks during a field trip to Taylor County Bank on Sept. 15. Pictured is the 4-year-old preschool class.

  • KCA students learn about dentistry

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently learned about dentistry during a field trip to Wise Dentistry on Sept. 15. Dr. Heather Wise spoke to the students. Pictured is the 4-year-old preschool class.

  • KCA learns about police

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently learned about police officers from Campbellsville Police Lt. Shannon Wilson, who spoke to the students on Sept. 12.

  • High school students can earn college credit

    Kentucky Press Association

    News Content Service

    Kentucky high school students will be able to earn college credit under a new agreement among three state education partners.

  • CU bestows racial, leadership awards

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    A coach and a professor were honored recently at Campbellsville University's kick-off luncheon for the month-long celebration of the university's 13th annual Dialogue on Race.

    Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek, and Perry Thomas, CU Fighting Tiger football coach, were presented the Racial Reconciliation Award and African-American Community Leadership Award, respectively.