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Education

  • School menus for March 7-11

    Campbellsville Independent

    March 7-11

    Monday - Corn dog, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, pineapple tidbits and milk. Choice - chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Chicken patty, mashed potatoes, baked apples, bread slice, cake with strawberries and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Bacon cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, peaches, rice krispie bar and milk. Choice - pork chop.

    Thursday - Lasagna, hash brown, tossed salad, diced pears, garlic bread and milk. Choice - fried steak.

  • Teachers association announces essay winners

     

    Karen Vaughn, president of The Taylor County Retired Teachers Association, recently announced the winners of this year's "AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year" Essay Contest.

    Bryce Richardson was selected as Campbellsville Independent Schools' winner and Elizabeth Rogers was the winner from Taylor County Schools.

    Richardson's grandfather William Warren Richardson and Rogers' grandmother Diane Rogers were the subjects of the essays.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for Feb. 21-25. They are, from left, junior Jacob Stotts, sophomore Dayton Williams and freshman Chase Turner. Senior P.J. Nuckols is not pictured.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for Feb. 24. They are kindergartner Nicloe Hoppes, first grader Mareon Nuckols, second graders Drew Sapp and Molly Crabtree, third grader Jacob Jones, fourth grader Lyric Hyde and fifth grader Jackson Martin.

  • Jobs Readiness Activities Class

     

    Big Sandy Area Development District's Kentucky Regional Works Program hosted a Jobs Readiness Activities Class during February at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church. Those completing the class are, from left, Kari Negron, Jackie Cochran, Donna Benningfield, Employment Specialist Joshua Simpson, Tiffany Noble, Instructor Lisa Cheatham, Sheryl Gilmore, Tim Gilmore and LaShondra Burnett.

  • TCES Junior Beta attends convention

     

    Taylor County Elementary School's Junior Beta group recently attended the Kentucky State Convention in Louisville. Students competed in a variety of categories. The "Songfest" group competed against 18 other schools from across the state and was named runner-up.

  • It's a dance party!

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School students got to show off their best dance moves Tuesday during a Radio Disney Dance Party.

    The school was one 20 to complete Anthem's Get Active, Get Fit program.

    The goal of the program was to get students active for at least 15 minutes every day.

    As one of the first five to sign up for the program, the school won the party with a deejay from Radio Disney staff along with $500 worth of fitness equipment such as balls, jump ropes, bean bags and more.

  • TCHS celebrates National FFA Week

     

    Taylor County High School students celebrated National FFA Week with several activities last week.

    On Monday, club members went to a movie and ate together at Mr. Gatti's.

    The Ag Olympics were Tuesday, with a hay bale toss, tractor races and corn hole. A basketball game was scheduled for Wednesday, and the group had a meeting on Thursday.

    On Friday, there was a meal for FFA members and teachers.

  • CMS academic team wins at Governor's Cup

     

    On Jan. 22, the Campbellsville Middle School Academic Team competed in the KAAC District Governor's Cup competition.

    The competition consisted of future problem solving, written composition, written assessment in mathematics, science, social studies, arts and humanities and language arts and a quick recall competition. CMS had six students place in their written composition or written assessment areas.

    They were:

  • CU students to meet with legislators

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University students will participate in National Professional Social Work Month by attending a social work rally at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort on Wednesday, March 2 and also meeting with legislators.

    The theme of the month's celebration is "Social Workers Change Futures."