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Education

  • Bruns, Graham win at piano competition

     

    Jilly Bruns, the daughter of Eric and Tracy Bruns, and Stewart Graham, the son of John and Melissa Willis, were winners at the multi-state piano ensemble competition, which was March 12 at the University of Tennessee at Martin. They study piano with Judith Davis.

  • School Board focuses on technology

    Staff Report

    Technology was a major focus at Monday's meeting of the Campbellsville School Board.

    Teachers from all three of the District's schools gave a presentation to Board members on how new technology is stirring excitement in the classroom.

    Technology instructor Terry Brewer said there are now SmartBoards in each classroom in the District, and students are enjoying them.

  • TCES student wins state essay contest

     

    A Taylor County Elementary student has been named the state winner in the annual "AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year" essay contest.

    AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association recently presented the ninth annual award to 11-year-old Elizabeth Rogers for her winning essay about her grandmother, Diane Rogers, a retired educator from Campbellsville.

  • Black accepted at Sullivan University

    Sullivan University has accepted Shawn M. Black of Taylor County High School for admission beginning with the 2011 academic year.

    Sullivan University, founded in 1962, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

    Sullivan awards certificates, associate, bachelor and master's degrees in career-oriented programs ranging from business and logistics to dispute resolution and early childhood education.

  • TCMS students prove it's easy being green

     

    Shannon Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County Middle School students, faculty and staff are leading the way in green conservation efforts made possible by a "Change the World" mini-grant, according to Tony Jewell, vice principal.

    "Our Green Team students have been working with a school-wide recycling program for over a year," Jewell said.

    Students were rewarded with a polo shirt and recognition at the St. Patrick's Day assembly.

  • CU School of Music earns high rankings

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Music students competed in this year's National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-South Regional Auditions.

    The auditions were April 8- 9 with five students competing, two advancing to the final round.

    The competition was at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The Mid-South region includes colleges and universities from Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana.

  • TCES announced Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of March 30. They are Alic Williams, Sam Hughes, Paige Farmer and Austin Phelps. Natalie Brockman was absent from the photo.

  • TCMS announces honor roll

    Taylor County Middle School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period.

    Students listed follow.

    Sixth grade

  • 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.