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Education

  • High schools participate in Truth or Consequences

     

    Taylor County High School freshmen participated in a Truth or Consequences event sponsored by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition on Thursday, March 17.

    Campbellsville High School students participated in the event last fall.

    Students played roles in various scenarios dealing with substance abuse related behaviors, including possession and/or use of prescription drugs, driving under the influence and possession of alcohol, drugs or drug supplies.

  • More new children's books

    Listed below are more children's books purchased with a grant from the Green/Taylor Early Childhood Council. These books are currently available at the Taylor County Public Library.

  • TCHS cheerleaders win at national competition

     

    The Taylor County High School cheerleaders competed in the National Jamfest Competition in Louisville on March 18-19 and won in their division for advanced varsity cheer.

  • School menus for April 18-22

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 18-22

    Monday - Chili cheese dog, corn chips, applesauce, graham crackers, pudding pop and milk. Choice - pork chop.

    Tuesday - Baked ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit salad, hot rolls and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Beef stew, hash brown, pineapple with cottage cheese, biscuits, sunshine bar and milk. Choice - chuckwagon.

    Thursday - Lasagna, tossed salad, diced pears, garlic bread, elf grahams and milk. Choice - chicken fried steak.

  • Head Start accepting applications

    Lake Cumberland Head Start is now taking applications for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year.

    Applications are being accepted in Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell and Wayne counties.

    Head Start is open to eligible 3- and 4-year-olds.

    Several documents are needed for applications, including birth certificate, medical card/insurance number, income verification and Social Security numbers.

    Head Start welcomes children with disabilities and special needs.

  • Taylor County schools to participate in earthquake drill

    With just five weeks to go, already more than 1.4 million people are expected to participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, April 28 at 10:15 a.m.

    Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook says his schools will be participating.

    "Preparing our students for an earthquake is a must," he said. "They say it is not a matter of if ... it is a matter of when it is going to happen."

    There are now more than 3,500 sites across 11 states that are participating in the drill.

  • CU students travel during spring break mission trips

     

    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    "We were waiting in the dark, and then we saw all these flashlights coming from over the hills," Becca Saylor said about an experience on her spring break mission trip with Campbellsville University in Costa Rica.

    "They were people coming to church in the dark and rain from hours away," the freshman from Lexington said.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its students of the week. From left, front, they are Jakobe Ford, Logan Wilson, Isaiah Ulsh, Cailet Clark, Kaitlyn Forrest and Haley Sparkman. Middle: Dalton Morris, Yuika Hanada, Jaedyn Embry, Lainey Watson, Makala Skinner, Brenda Bottom and Fatimah Alabusalim. Back: Chloe Holt, Sierra Lynch, Malaya Hoskins, Samuel Cox, Yasmeen El-Amouri, Jaylah Tucker and Christina Lawson.

  • CU students travel during spring break mission trips

     

    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    "We were waiting in the dark, and then we saw all these flashlights coming from over the hills," Becca Saylor said about an experience on her spring break mission trip with Campbellsville University in Costa Rica.

    "They were people coming to church in the dark and rain from hours away," the freshman from Lexington said.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for March 25. From left, they are kindergartner Gage Tucker, first grader Weston Garrett, second grader Lexi Tikkanen, third grader Moriah Satterly, fourth grader Dylan Jones and fifth grader Stephanie Affield.