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Education

  • 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.

     

  • CU graduates 136 in December commencement

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's 136 undergraduate and graduate students were told to seize opportunities when they come their way at commencement Friday, Dec. 10 at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The following students from Campbellsville were awarded degrees from Campbellsville University:

  • Campbellsville Schools name academic achievers

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools have announced Academic Achievers for the month of November. Students honored follow.

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Aiden Cox is a first grade student at CES. He is the son of Amanda and Gerardo Celis. He enjoys playing soccer. His favorite teacher is Adrienne Hash and math is his favorite subject. His future plans are to join the Army.

  • Registration open for February ACT test

    Registration is now open for the Feb. 12 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Jan. 7.

    The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT also measures what students need to know to be ready for first year credit-bearing college courses based on ACT College Readiness Standards. Every student's results can be tied directly to these consistent standards.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week. They are, from left, front, Austin Lane, Preston Frost, Gracyne Hash, Kelsey Ferrell, Serenity Tungate and Jaylin Napier. Middle, Samantha Johnson, Garrett Thomas, Justin Swartz, Neveah Douglas and Micah Brodie. Back, Daesean Vancleave, Tynishia Richerson, Braden Paige, Ceondre Barnett and MiKayla Warren.

  • Rotary club donates dictionaries to TCES

     

    The Campbellsville Rotary Club presented every third-grade student at Taylor County Elementary School with a new dictionary on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Pictured are a few of the students who received the dictionaries. From left, front: Bethany Harris, Seth Anderson, Austin Harris, Akeelah Duncan, Julie Stone, Autumn Wooley, Mercury Cox and Mariah Satterly. Back: Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook, Rotary members Allen Gaddis, Jane Wheatley and Joe Walters and teacher Tonya Rogers.