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Education

  • Sept. 19 registration deadline approaching for October ACT

    The next ACT test will be administered on Oct. 25. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by Friday, Sept. 19 - the deadline for having the registration postmarked.

    Late registrations, with an additional fee, will be accepted until the final postmark deadline of Oct. 3.

    Students can register online at www.actstudent.org, or pick up registration packets from high school counseling offices.

  • CES names August Soaring Eagles

    Campbellsville Elementary School's August Soaring Eagles are Austin Carter, Emily Rodgers, Tristan Hovious, Tyler Patterson, Abie Angel, Murphy Lamb, Ryan Neal, Ricky Smith-Cecil, Samuel Kessler, Savanna Brockman, Alli Wilson, Laci Hodgens, Blair Lamb, Jordyn Nabours, Austin Cox, Connor Wilson, Elizabeth Sullivan, Noah Mardis, Glenn Lamer, Sara Farmer, Justin Humphress and Chloe Holt.

  • PRIDE awards $5,165 to schools in Taylor County

    In Taylor County, 409 students will gain hands-on experience in good stewardship practices during the school year, thanks to $5,165 in PRIDE environmental eeducation grants.

    PRIDE recently announced that grants totaling $235,760 were awarded to 70 schools and nonprofit organizations across 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky.

    In Taylor County, there were two grant recipients.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for Aug. 18 are, from left, front: Meredith Alexander, Morgan Mason, Channing Grant, Chelsey Doss, Haley Rodgers, Casey Garrett and Kara Sapp. Middle: Clay Wright, Monroe Cox, Wes Colvin, Isaac Petty, Matthew Hart and Josh Hicks. Back: Jordan Antle, Blake Herron, Ian Brothers, Demetrieus Malcomson, Levi Smith and Jessie Whitlock.

  • CES names August Citizenship winners

    Campbellsville Elementary School's August Citizenship winners are Robert Tungate, Jewell Cox, Sidney Burke, Chloe Cox, Samuel Bell, Heaven Price, Kelsi Boston, Kayla Atkinson, Tayler Judd, Ben Arachi, Jaida Taylor, Kolbe Fisher, Jaleel Cowan, Jasmin Curry, Brooke Franklin, Caylie Blair, Taylor Anderson, Gaby Polston, Reagan Knight, Rachel Brown, Maggie Niemeyer and Isabella Osborne.

  • CMS students complete newspaper project

    Campbellsville Middle School students in Vangie Altman's fifth-grade language arts classes recently completed a project using issues of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to demonstrate comprehension of the four types of sentences. Students cut out samples of declarative, interrogative, exclamatory and imperative sentences and then glued them onto construction paper and labeled them accordingly. Ruben Felix and Jake Despain use teamwork to complete their language arts project.

  • School Menus for Sept. 15-19

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 15-19

    Monday - Shredded barbecue, tater tots, corn on the cob, diced peaches and milk.

    Tuesday - Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, lima beans, fruit cocktail, hot rolls and milk.

    Wednesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, hash brown, pineapple, French bread and milk.

    Thursday - Soft tacos, chicken or beef, Spanish rice, refried beans, sherbet and milk.

    Friday - Chicken patty, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, pears, graham cracker and milk.

    Taylor County

    Sept. 15-19

  • Marching Cards take first place in class at Governor's Cup

    Taylor County Marching Cardinals qualified for KMEA Regional Quarterfinal competition on Saturday at the Governor's Gold Cup Marching Band Festival at Elizabethtown High School.

    In the preliminary round, the Marching Cards were awarded a proficient rating, named first-place band and received the Best Percussion award in Class AAA.

    Hart County was awarded second place and Best Color Guard while Breckinridge County was third.

  • CU breaks ground on new School of Education building

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Ground was broken recently for a new 14,000-square-foot building that will house a School of Education at Campbellsville University.

    "Teaching is the profession that creates all others," said Dr. Brenda Priddy, dean of the school, as CU's oldest educational program began work on its new home.

    A check for $250,000 was also received from James Achterhof, director of the Richard Van Lunen Foundation that has pledged $750,000 toward the building.

  • FFA members bring home several state fair awards

    Taylor County Future Farmers of America members competed at the Kentucky State Fair on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 14-15.

    Entries were exhibited in corn, hay, tobacco, soybeans, plants, horticulture and fresh floral arrangements. Also, competition was held in welding, seed identification, livestock judging, dairy judging, agriculture mechanics and auctioneering.

    There were 16 floral exhibits all receiving blue or red ribbons, which represent the top two-thirds of the competition. There were 41 entries of hay.