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Education

  • Commissioner visits Taylor County Schools

     

    By Shannon Clark, Taylor County Schools

    Dr. Terry Holliday, Kentucky's education commissioner, visited the Taylor County School District on March 30.

    Holliday visited all three of the district's schools and met with Superintendent Roger Cook, among others, to discuss needs, challenges, goals and accomplishments in Taylor County schools.

  • Anti-Drug Coalition, law enforcement team up

     

    The Campbellsville Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition teamed up with local law enforcement in an effort to reduce drunk and drugged driving on highways.

    In December, the coalition provided funds to the Campbellsville Police Department to increase enforcement during the holiday season.

    During the month of January, Taylor County Sheriff's Office set up safety checkpoints on Super Bowl Sunday and again on St. Patrick's Day. In addition to increased patrol, grant funds were used to purchase new alcohol sensors for law enforcement officers.

  • Head Start accepting applications

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

    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.

  • Ford completes level one of reading program

     

    Sarah Ford, a Campbellsville Independent School student, recently completed level one in the Edmark Reading Program.

    The program is a comprehensive reading program that addresses multiple modalities and is effective in building vocabulary and comprehension skills.

    Ford will soon begin level two. To celebrate, Ford's class had a pizza party and she received a certificate of completion.

  • Campbellsville Schools honor academic achievers

     

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

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Jimmy Russell is a third grade student at CES. He is the son of Angela and Jimmy Russell. He enjoys baseball, being a member of the SPY team and the Titans football team. His favorite teacher is Melanie Adams and math is his favorite subject. His future plans are to attend Campbellsville University and be a football player.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for March 7-11. From left are senior Ben Hollingsworth, junior Wade Cave, sophomore Jordon Cundiff and freshman Wyatt Osbourn.

  • CU social work students spend a day at the Capitol

     

    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    As part of National Social Work Month, Campbellsville University social work students and professors traveled to Frankfort for a day to speak with members of the Senate and House of Representatives about issues concerning today's social workers.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of March 23. They are Shaunna Brazee, K.J. Richerson, T.J. Sebastion, Madison Harmon and Morgan Melton.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for March 18. They are kindergartner Gracie Petrey, first grader Jakeb Kelsay, second grader Kaylee Reynolds, third grader Blake Nelson, fourth grader Jane Tucker and fifth grader Marissa Garrett.

  • CHS to offer college application help

    Campbellsville High School seniors or parents who need help completing college applications can receive assistance on Monday, March 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the CHS Media Center.

    A representative from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority will be on hand, as will a representative from the KRA Youth Services Program.

    CHS counselors, family resource personnel and administrators will also attend.

    For more information, call 789-2718 or 572-6376.