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Education

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for Dec. 10. They are, from left, kindergartner Ashlee Kirkland, first grader Jordan Helm, second grader Morgan Melton, third grader Wesley Burton, fourth grader Raegan Mardis and fifth grader Lexi Raikes.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Dec. 8. From left, they are Katie Murley, Gavin Foster, Julie Stone, Ali Herron and Bryson Skaggs.

  • CCDC group visits Heavenly Haven Farm

     

    School-age students from the Campbellsville Child Development Center recently spent a day at Heavenly Haven Farm. They toured a petting zoo, corn maze and hay castle, played in a creek and visited a pumpkin patch. From left are Breanna Sharp, Gabriel Cunha, Jayden Murphy, Kennedy Townsend and Zac Smith.

  • CU and Tainan University in Taiwan sign agreement

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University and Tainan University of Technology in Tainan, Taiwan established a relationship of general academic cooperation in a ceremony recently at the Chowning Executive Dining Room of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Center.

  • Board honors members, agrees to help purchase uniforms

     

    James Roberts

    writer@cknj.com

    A combined 24 years of service came to a close following last Tuesday's regular meeting of the Taylor County School Board. Barring a special meeting, that was the final meeting for Board Chairman Bernie Cave and Board member Gary Porter.

    Cave lost his 1st District seat to Deanna Hunt. Porter did not seek re-election to his 5th District seat. David Hall won the seat in the November general election. Hunt and Hall begin their terms in January.

  • It’s lunchtime

     

    Local schools are ahead of the curve.

    Attempting to help make children across the nation healthier, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which goes into effect in July, will mandate healthier lunches and limit access to vending machines and bake sales, while also providing extra funding for poorer areas.

  • TCHS students bring home state title

     

    Taylor County High School brought home a first-place award from the state BETA conference this past weekend.

    According to BETA sponsor and TCHS science teacher Susan Dillery, the state conference was at the Galt House in Louisville.

    Dillery said the group competed in several categories and took home several awards in addition to the state group talent title.

    The club competed in six academic categories, Dillery said, and Zuleyka Valdes placed second in the Spanish academic test.

  • KHO teams with CU, churches to help families

    Heather Hensley

    Kentucky Heartland Outreach

    The snow may have started falling and the winter chill may have already set in, but Kentucky Heartland Outreach, Campbellsville University and Scottsville Baptist Church have partnered together to make a family's needs their top priority this week.

  • Taylor County residents join LWC group

     

    Two Taylor County residents are part of a Lindsey Wilson College student group dedicated to making simple tasks complicated.

    Bryce McDaniel and Chris Wright, both of Campbellsville, are members of the LWC Rube Goldberg Machine Group.

  • Christmas Spectacular

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools' Christmas Spectacular included performances by the elementary, middle school and high school choirs as well as the middle/high school band. A video of portions of the performance is available on the News-Journal home page at www.cknj.com.