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Education

  • Library receives grant for children's books

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    The Taylor County Public Library has received a grant from the Green/Taylor Early Childhood Council to purchase several children's books for our collection.

    This will be a two-part article since there are too many titles to list in just one article. Watch for the second part of this article in a few weeks.

    Books the library will receive include:

  • CIS receives mobile computer lab

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently received 30 netbook computers on a rolling cart with a printer and wireless access.

    Teachers are able to enrich the content they are teaching in their classroom without having to physically move the students to a location with computers and Internet access.

    The computers were purchased with funds provided by Citizens Bank and Trust Co.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Students of the Week for Feb. 25. Pictured are, from left, front: Zamar Owens, Jasmine Mitchell, Laura Lowe, Trinity Bartley, Savanna Brockman, Charles Pettigrew, Jessie Meier and Brooklyn Taylor. Middle: Aviona Smith, JaKayle Brown, Siera Owens, Amelia Rafferty, Jackson Antle, Logan Rakes and Casey Hardin. Back: Chloe Cox, Haley Sparkman, Logan Phillips, Greg Lopez and Drake Cruse.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of March 2. They are Logan Parker, Caleb Miller, Nathan Crabtree, Madison Kinser and Alexis Mings.

  • School menus for March 14-18

    Campbellsville Independent

    March 14-18

    Monday - Burrito, salsa, cheese sauce, tortilla chips, refried beans, sherbet, cinnamon bun cookie and milk. No choice listed.

    Tuesday - Grilled cheese, tater tots, peach cup, vegetable sticks with dip and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Pizza, buttered corn, mandarin oranges, Rice Krispie treat and milk. Choice - pork chop.

    Thursday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cocktail, bread slice and milk. Choice - fried steak.

  • Parker named to dean's list

    Abigail R. Parker of Campbellsville was named to the dean's list at Carson-Newman College for the fall 2010 semester.

    To be named to the dean's list, a student must complete at least 12 credit hours of work and maintain a grade point average of at least 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.

    The announcement was made by Dr. Kina Mallard, provost.

  • CES Academic Team named first runner-up

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School's Academic Team placed first runner-up at the 53rd District Governor's Cup hosted at CES on Saturday, Feb. 26.

    The future problem solving team, made up of Madison Dial, Tayler Judd, Myles Murrell and Peyton Reynolds, took first place in the problem solving competition.

  • CU celebrates 22nd consecutive semester of record enrollment

    Shelby Lynn Cash

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has reached a milestone 22nd consecutive semester of record enrollment for spring 2011 with a total enrollment of 3,074 students, according to Dr. Michael V. Carter, president.

    The total enrollment, which is up from 2,935 in spring 2010, includes 504 graduate and 2,570 undergraduate students.

    The nursing program at CU increased its enrollment from 61 in spring 2010 to 83 in spring 2011.

  • Opposition speaks out at school meeting

    Taylor County School officials defended building plans and the recent KY 210 land purchase during a public meeting Tuesday night.

    The regular meeting of the Taylor County School Board was moved to the Taylor County High School gymnasium to accommodate a larger-than-usual crowd, who showed up to get a peak at 3D images of a new high school and performanced-based education campus.

  • Taylor County awarded readiness and emergency management grant

    Taylor County School District, in conjunction with the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative, has secured a readiness and emergency management grant through the U.S. Department of Education to update its emergency management plan.

    Taylor County Schools will work with local first responders and other community partners to develop an "all-hazards" approach to emergency management. The process will produce a comprehensive, district wide emergency plan as well as individual school plans that are tailored to fit each school's specific needs.