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Education

  • School menus for Dec. 13-17

    Campbellsville Independent

    Dec. 13-17

    Monday - Bacon cheeseburger, French fries, pickles, onions, pears, Rice Krispie treat and milk.

    Tuesday - Baked ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, peach cobbler ice cream, hot roll and milk.

    Wednesday - Manager's choice, hash brown, tossed salad, mandarin oranges, Scooby Doo cookies and milk.

    Thursday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, corn chips, carrot sticks, apple and milk.

  • TCES name Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Dec. 1. They are Allie Bailey, Lexi Grisso, Amber Cave, Will Taylor and Dasan Lawless.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for Nov. 15-19. They are, from left, senior Eli Cox, junior Raven Burress, sophomore Orrin Wooley and freshman Caroline Alexander.

  • District hosts jobs readiness class

     

    Big Sandy Area Development District hosted a Jobs Readiness Activities Class in November at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department. Those completing the class are, from left, front, Amy Watson, Ashley Burdine, LaShanna Hatcher and Amber McClure. Back, Joe Cornett, who is the regional program planner, Melinda Brady, Lisa Cheatham, an instructor, and Lindsey Warren.

  • TCES teachers present program at national conference

    Taylor County Elementary School fifth-grade social studies teachers Penny Gaskins, Norma Simpson and Linda Bottoms recently presented a program about motivating young learners by exploring technology advances to a group of their colleagues at the National Council for Social Studies conference in Denver, Colo.

  • Taylor County students visit Washington D.C.

     

    A group of gifted and talented students and their parents from the Taylor County School District spent Thanksgiving break in Washington D.C.

    While there, the group visited many of the country's most important historical sites, including the Washington Monument, the White House, the U.S. Capitol, Mount Vernon, Ford's Theatre, the Smithsonian and Union Station.

    They also visited several memorials and participated in a special ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery where they laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

  • Cave graduates from law school

     

    Allyson S. Cave, formerly of Campbellsville, graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law in May with highest honors.

    Cave, married to Brian M. Kester, is the daughter of Paul "Tommy" and Renee Cave of Campbellsville.

    Her grandparents are Lafe Cave of Campbellsville and the late Opal Cave and Willard and Beatrice Caulk.

    Cave graduated from Taylor County High School in 1998.

    She completed a bachelor of science degree in social science at Campbellsville University in 2001.

  • KCA students meet with State Senator

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently had a visit with State Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon. From left, front, are Peter Lowe, Sara Clark, Abigail Scott, Jack Ford, Bart Frazer and Cole Frazier. Back: Madison Ferie, Faith Gaddis, Sydnee Beard, Kaylee Burton, Geoff Burton and Sara Matthew Grimsley.

  • KCA students hear about Thanksgiving

     

    Lori Eubank, administrator at Kentucky Christian Academy, shares with KCA Sonbeams about Thanksgiving.

  • KCA students featured on quilt

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy first graders look at a quilt that was made by a KCA parent. Each student's self portrait and signature was transferred onto the quilt that was later sold at the annual KCA auction.