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Education

  • CHS students visit state capitol

     

    Campbellsville High School students visited the Kentucky capitol building in Frankfort, and they met with State Sen. Sara Beth Gregory, R-Monticello.

    The students and their teacher, Deanna Campbell, toured the capital, visited the Senate chambers and had a discussion with Gregory about issues the state faces.

  • CU Women's Alliance forms

     

    Mikayla Smith

    Campbellsville University

    Women getting together and women helping students are the main purposes of a new Campbellsville University Women's Alliance.

    The group's first brunch was Feb. 8 at the Badgett Academic Support Center. The second will be Sept. 27. The alliance plans on hosting two brunches annually, one each semester.

  • CES to host kindergarten registration March 24-28

    Registration for kindergarten students entering Campbellsville Independent Schools for the 2014-2015 school year will be the week of March 24-28. Children enrolling must be 5 years old by or on Oct. 1.

    Those whose children attend Campbellsville Preschool or Head Start will complete the registration there.

    Parents with children entering kindergarten in August will need to contact CES between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Parents can call (270) 465-4561 to register by phone or come by the school for enrollment information.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 7.

    They are first-graders Jaxon McCubbin and Jordan Scott and second-grader Jordyn Farmer.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 7.

    They are Emma Pinson, Bradyn Dabney, Nevaeh Kays, Cole McLean and Caden Williams.

  • KCA spelling bee winners advance to regional competition

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy spelling bee winners will move on to a regional spelling bee competition on Friday, Feb. 14, in Leitchfield.

    From left, front, are first-grade winners Anna Smith, Carter Wise and Luke Durham; second-grade winners Kobe Colvin and River Cheatham; and third-grade winner Charles Cox. Back, third-grader winners Addison Durham and Seth Smith; fourth-grade winners Laken Floyd and Jordan Tackett; and fifth-grade winners Brad Gribbins, Grayson Wise and Austin Tungate.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for the week of Feb. 10.

    They are freshman David Sloan, sophomore Kristin Harris, junior Taylor Thompson and senior James Bailey.

  • Raffle raises nearly $17,000 for Taylor County Schools

     

    For the second year, Coppock Appliance & Electronics and Q-104/K-Country 105.7 raffled a 70-inch Sharp Quattron television to raise money to benefit students in the Taylor County School District. The raffle raised $16,867.55 to provide iPad devices for students throughout the district.

    Maurice Coppock, owner of Coppock Appliance & Electronics, said the education of students can't be neglected.

  • TCES to host kindergarten registration

    Taylor County Elementary School will have kindergarten registration on Thursday, March 27, and Friday, March 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those who want to enroll should call the school to schedule an appointment at (270) 465-5691.

    Items needed to enroll include two proofs of residence, birth certificate, immunization records, physical, eye exam by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist, social security card and a dental screening. Custody paperwork is also required, if applicable.

  • Owens elected chair of CU Board of Trustees

    Dr. Joseph Owens of Lexington has been elected as chair of Campbellsville University's Board of Trustees for the third consecutive one-year term, according to an announcement by Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Owens, a 1977 alumnus originally from Lebanon, was elected chair at the recent board of trustee meeting. He has served as a member of the board since 2004 and chair since 2012.

    Officers serve one-year terms, and board members serve four years. His board membership will expire Dec. 31, 2016.