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Education

  • CES Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students Shandi Russell, Christina Harper, Hannah Hall and Emily Hayden were recently named Writer of the Week for their grade.

  • Marching Cards earn a second place at Ohio County

    Taylor County Marching Cardinals participated in the 54th annual Marching Eagle Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Ohio County High School in Hartford, Ky.

    In the preliminary round of competition, the Cardinals received second place and the best percussion award in Class AAA. Muhlenberg North was first place and Breckinridge County third.

    Taylor County's percussion section received the trophy for best overall percussion among the 12 bands competing. The percussion section has had the highest score at each of its five contests this year.

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary Writers of the Week for Sept. 17 are, from left, Emily Kerns, kindergarten; Davin Viau, first grade; Vanessa Allen, second grade; Makenzie Carney, third grade; Davin Shelton, fourth grade; and Kelly Street, fifth grade.

  • CES Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students Kayla Atkinson, Kaleigh Hunt, Bryce Richardson, Laci Hodgens and Randy Harris were named Writer of the Week for their grade.

  • CU Homecoming Court

    Campbellsville University's 2008 homecoming is this weekend, Oct. 3-4. Homecoming queen candidates, pictured from left, front, are: Kelsey Davis, a senior from Shelby, Mont., representing the Campus Times; Rachel Szabo, a junior from Florence, representing intramurals; Ashley Melton, a junior from Eddyville, representing the Baptist Campus Ministry; and Tori Baker, a sophomore from Danville, representing the Collegiate Historians.

  • Simulator teaches seat belt safety

    Brad Franklin with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety visited Taylor County middle and high schools last week to demonstrate the "rollover simulator." The machine, which simulates a 19-mile-per-hour crash, shows students what can happen when a driver and passengers are not buckled up during a rollover. "We go all over the state with this thing, especially before prom and other big events," Franklin said.

  • Writing portfolio added to CHS graduation policy

    Staff Report

    Beginning this school year, Campbellsville High graduates must be able to write well in order to graduate.

    At its September meeting, the Campbellsville Independent School Board approved a request from the high school to add a writing portfolio requirement to its graduation policy.

    Because the change also requires an amendment of Board policy, final approval won't be given until a second reading at the Board's next meeting on Oct. 20.

  • Knights of Columbus hosting poster contest

    Students age 8 through 14 are invited to participate in the 2008 Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest.

    Participants will develop an original poster and slogan designed to discourage their peers from experimenting with drugs and alcohol.

    The first place overall winner will be awarded a $25 gift card and will advance to the district level. The competition progresses to state and international levels.

    All contestants will be recognized for their participation.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School named its Students of the Week for Sept. 22. Pictured are Christin Shofner, Wes Ward, Nolan Slinker, Lee Heath, Zack Mackie, Jenna Ferrante, Brooklyn Roby, Seth Wheatley, Daniel Beams, Lee Underwood, Jasmine Skaggs, Josh Sullivan, Allie Shae Hash, Brandon Hicks, Tim Gillam, Stephen Benningfield, Leonard Macon, Brittany Gaddis, Alex Hezik, Lakeisha Wilkcoxson, Meleigha Pollock, Demetrius Malcomson, Brock Loudon, Dylan Ford, Tim Bishop, Ethan Spencer, Austin Burress, Russell DeSpain, Hunter Grisso, Matt Feather, Kent Sexton, Ben Spencer and Breanna Thompson.

  • Conservation writing and art contests continue in new format

    For 64 years, young Kentuckians have been participating in the Writing and Jim Claypool Conservation Art contests. And this year, with only a few changes, students will once again have that opportunity.

    Partners in the project, the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts and Kentucky Farm Bureau, decided there was no more appropriate time to "go green" than for the 2008 edition - "Working Trees: Kentucky's Renewable Future."