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Education

  • CMS PRIDE named All Star Club


    Campbellsville Middle School PRIDE was named an All Star Club on Wednesday, Nov. 3. Representatives from the regional PRIDE office and Taylor Fiscal Court made the announcement. The recognition was based on efforts over the last three years to clean up Buckhorn Creek, establish an outdoor classroom and to educate and improve the environmental conditions in Taylor County. The club received a trophy and medallions for its club members as well as a check for $750 to use on its next club project. Club sponsors are Sharon Harris, Amy Knifley, Beth Wiedewitsch and Daryl Ford.

  • Nickel tax election canceled

    There will be no nickel tax election.

    Taylor County School Board voted unanimously not to ask for a nickel tax election during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

    Though Superintendent Roger Cook had previously said the election plans would be halted, it wasn't official until the Board approved his request.

    With Taylor County Elementary School now being classified as a category five school, Cook said, the extra nickel tax isn't needed just now.

  • TCES to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

    Students at Taylor County Elementary School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week from Monday, Oct. 27 through Friday, Oct. 31.

    The Family Resource Center has announced the following schedule of events.

    Monday, Oct. 27 - "Sock it to Drugs Day." Students are to wear outlandish socks to support saying "no" to drugs.

    Tuesday, Oct. 28 - "Turn Your Back on Drugs Day." Students wear their shirts turned backward to take a stand against drugs.

    Wednesday, Oct. 29 - "Wear Red Day." Students wear red to support Red Ribbon Week.

  • CU professor publishes third textbook

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Stan McKinney, assistant professor of journalism at Campbellsville University, has written his third textbook, "Beginning Photojournalism."

    McKinney's book covers the basics of photojournalism including different types of cameras, lenses, exposure, composition and photojournalism ethics. The book is designed for beginning photojournalism students.

    "I had planned to eventually write a book on photojournalism," McKinney said. "Necessity forced me to write the book a few years earlier than I had anticipated."

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Oct. 1 are, from left, Emma Maynard, kindergarten; Lydia Parker, first grade; Veronica Buis, second grade; Daija Smith, third grade; Madison Jones, fourth grade; and Allison Brockman, fifth grade.

  • Time-out to Read!

    Coach Ron Barnard and 25 members of the Campbellsville University football team visited Campbellsville Elementary to read with fourth grade students from Doretha Sanders' reading class.

  • CES students earn citizenship awards

    Campbellsville Elementary School presented several students with citizenship awards in September. They are: Paula Hoskins, De'Ja' Charles, Bernie Niemeyer, Anna Davis, Kameron Smith, Max Davis, Alexis Lambert, Carly Adams, Isis Coleman, Cody Cox, Trayjan Bradley, Andrea Bradley, Bryce Cooke, Caroline McCullough, Payton Reynolds, Makala Antle, Joshua Mahan, Eboni England, Trey Lakes, Diamond Thompson, L.J. Haralson and Trevon Lasley.

  • CES names September Soaring Eagles

    Campbellsville Elementary School presented several students with Soaring Eagle awards in September. They are: Nicholas Drew, Clark Kidwell, Kenzi Forbis, Briante Gowdy, John Orberson, Shun Hida, Zaria Sheppard, Cole Kidwell, Taliyah Hazelwood, Christina Harper, Ethen Perkins, Casey Hardin, Korissa Pearish, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Carlee Sallee, Jeremy Rainwater, Jeremiah Jackson, Savanna Taylor, Mallory Haley, Alyssa McCarthy, Savannah Thompson and Ray Lee Perkins.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School Writers of the Week for the week of Sept. 24 are, from left, Connor Wise, kindergarten; Riley Thompson, first grade; Kailey Thompson, second grade; Ashley Smith, third grade; Kaitlyn Lee, fourth grade; and Mark Manning, fifth grade.

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School named its Students of the Week for individual classrooms at a recent celebration assembly. They are, from left, front: Shelby Smith, Levi Sallee, Brandon Pittman, Colin Harris, Victoria Cox, Ryan Milburn, Abby Kirkpatrick and Travis Nash. Middle: Haley Mitchell, Bryce Richardson, Cody Cox, Keidlan Boils, Alexis Lane, John Michael Netherland, Trayjan Bradley and Taekwon McCoy. Back: Madison Lewis, Ashley Bottom, Darius Bell, Ricky Smith-Cecil, Chanson Atkinson and Mallory Haley.