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Education

  • CU sets record for January term enrollment

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's January term has set a record enrollment of 81 undergraduate students compared to 52 for January 2010.

    Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services, said, "More and more students are realizing the value and benefits of this opportunity."

  • CHS students attend KYA

     

    On Nov. 21-23, 17 Campbellsville High School students, along with advisers Herb Wiseman and Cindy Perkins, attended the 2010 Kentucky Youth Assembly at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville and the State Capitol in Frankfort.

    KYA is a three-day, hands-on experience of Kentucky's state government. It is a student-led conference in which teens experience first-hand what it's like to debate a bill in the Capitol chambers, run for state office or argue a case in the State Supreme Court. There were more than 1,000 students in attendance.

  • School menus for Jan. 10-14

    Campbellsville Independent

    Jan. 10-14

    Monday - Barbecue rib on bun, choice of chuck wagon, hash brown, buttered peas, cake with strawberries and milk.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, choice of corn dog, tossed salad, peach cup, garlic bread and milk.

    Wednesday - Pork roast with gravy, choice of pork chop, mashed potatoes, baked apples, fruit cup, hot rolls and milk.

    Thursday - Sub sandwich with lettuce and tomato, choice of chicken fried steak, baked chips, fresh fruit, cookie and milk.

  • Completing FAFSA early can help with grants

    Kentucky students who plan to attend an in-state college or university beginning in fall should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon as possible after Jan. 1.

    Filing early increases the student's chance of receiving a state need-based grant administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

  • Students invited to apply for leadership institute

    The Center for Rural Development is looking for some of the best and brightest high school students across Southern and Eastern Kentucky to grow their leadership skills as Rogers Scholars and build their business and entrepreneurial skills while participating in Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute program.

    Applications for the 2011 summer sessions of both Rogers Scholars and ELI will be accepted through Jan. 31 and may be downloaded from a link on The Center's Web site at www.centertech.com or directly from Rogers Scholars' website at www.rogersscholars.com.

  • TCES hosts Supper with Santa

     

    Taylor County Elementary School PTA hosted its annual Supper with Santa event on Friday, Dec. 3.

  • School menus for Jan. 3-7

    Taylor County

    Jan. 3-7

    Monday - Mini corn dogs, cheesy potatoes, lima beans, strawberry cup and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken sandwich, hash browns, broccoli casserole, fruit salad and milk.

    Wednesday - Taco salad, cheese, lettuce, tomato, refried beans, Spanish rice, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Thursday - Deli wrap, lettuce, tomato, baked chips, fresh carrots and dip, applesauce and milk.

    Friday - Pizza, tossed salad, sweet corn, gelatin cup and milk.

  • Board members take oath of office

    Staff Report

    Board members were sworn in and a schedule of meetings for 2011 approved at Monday night's Campbellsville Independent School Board meeting.

    Angie Johnson, Mitch Overstreet and Suzanne Wilson were re-elected by voters in the November general election and will retain their seats on the Board. Finance director Chris Kidwell led the three in reciting the oath of office.

    As for the Board's meetings in 2011, members voted to keep the same time and dates, with the exception of January and February.

  • PTSA members treat CMS students

     

    PTSA members treated Campbellsville Middle School students to prizes during lunch on Wednesday, Dec. 15. Four students from each grade were chosen at random to draw for gift cards from local businesses. All students received a door prize.

  • Clark receives American Degree Award

     

    Samantha Renae Clark received the American Degree Award at the 83rd national FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. on Oct. 23. This is the highest honor an FFA member can receive.

    Clark is a 2009 Taylor County High School graduate, where she was a member of the FFA club for four year.

    She has held several offices and received numerous FFA awards. She was the Lake Cumberland regional vice president for 2009-2010.