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Education

  • CHS personnel working to improve test scores

    The staff members at Campbellsville High School aren't happy with how students fared on the last round of state testing.

    At last week's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, they discussed their plans to improve the scores.

    The month's Academic Spotlight was on CHS Principal Kirby Smith and site-based decision-making council members Dale Estes, Theresa Young, Ben Davis and Cathy McMahan attended.

    MAP testing was completed recently, they said, and intervention has begun to help students.

  • Planning to remodel Campbellsville schools begins

    Plans to use the money generated from a Campbellsville schools nickel tax are now officially in the works.

    At Monday night's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Mike Deaton was given permission to begin the process of getting design professionals to work on construction plans.

    In August, Board members voted unanimously to set the District's property tax rate at 53.2 cents per $100 of assessed value.

  • TCHS band ends marching season as grand champions

     

    Taylor County High School Marching Band ended its season being named grand champion this past Saturday.

    The band traveled to Clayton, Ohio, to compete in the Mid-States Band Association Class AA Championships.

    The contest was at Northmont High School and featured 19 bands from Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

    In the preliminary round, the Marching Cardinals earned a distinguished rating, placed second and had the best scores in music and general effect.

  • CES students tour downtown Campbellsville

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently toured downtown Campbellsville and met with many governmental leaders to discuss their roles as officials.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young met with students at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Ryan Jewell and Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Chief Kyle Smith also spoke to students.

    The students toured the police station, fire department and EMS headquarters.

  • Community leaders read to CES students

     

    Campbellsville schools' Family Resource Center recently sponsored the program, "A Few Good Men and Women," which gives community leaders the opportunity to read to Campbellsville Elementary School students in the classroom.

  • TCHS students tour ECTC

     

    Taylor County High School students recently toured Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Students were served dinner by the culinary arts department and given a tour of all the technical and associate degree programs.

    Students were given information on admission requirements, four-year degrees and financial services.

    The trip was funded by the 21st Century Program.

  • TCMS names Student Leaders of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School Student Leaders of the Week for the Week of Nov. 10 are Mary Farmer, Mary Deering, Hannah Phillips, Dalton Nunn and Hope Nannery.

  • TCMS names Student Leaders of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School Student Leaders of the Week for the Week of Nov. 10 are Mary Farmer, Mary Deering, Hannah Phillips, Dalton Nunn and Hope Nannery.

  • CHS student to participate in all-state chorus

     

    Blair Lamb, a sophomore at Campbellsville High School, was recently chosen to participate in the 2015 All-State High School Women's Chorus.

    The chorus will perform in Louisville next February in conjunction with the Kentucky Music Educator's Conference.

    Lamb is the daughter of Tammy Lamb and Doug Lamb. She is an active participant in the CHS Show Choir, as well as a piano student of Suellen Shaw.

  • CMS names Leaders of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 10.

    They are fourth-grader Nate Mitchell, seventh-grader Alexis Lambert, fifth-grader Bailey Stearman, eighth-grader Keidlan Boils and sixth-grader Laci Hodgins.