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Education

  • TCES teachers present program at national conference

    Taylor County Elementary School fifth-grade social studies teachers Penny Gaskins, Norma Simpson and Linda Bottoms recently presented a program about motivating young learners by exploring technology advances to a group of their colleagues at the National Council for Social Studies conference in Denver, Colo.

  • Taylor County students visit Washington D.C.

     

    A group of gifted and talented students and their parents from the Taylor County School District spent Thanksgiving break in Washington D.C.

    While there, the group visited many of the country's most important historical sites, including the Washington Monument, the White House, the U.S. Capitol, Mount Vernon, Ford's Theatre, the Smithsonian and Union Station.

    They also visited several memorials and participated in a special ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery where they laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

  • Cave graduates from law school

     

    Allyson S. Cave, formerly of Campbellsville, graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law in May with highest honors.

    Cave, married to Brian M. Kester, is the daughter of Paul "Tommy" and Renee Cave of Campbellsville.

    Her grandparents are Lafe Cave of Campbellsville and the late Opal Cave and Willard and Beatrice Caulk.

    Cave graduated from Taylor County High School in 1998.

    She completed a bachelor of science degree in social science at Campbellsville University in 2001.

  • KCA students meet with State Senator

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy students recently had a visit with State Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon. From left, front, are Peter Lowe, Sara Clark, Abigail Scott, Jack Ford, Bart Frazer and Cole Frazier. Back: Madison Ferie, Faith Gaddis, Sydnee Beard, Kaylee Burton, Geoff Burton and Sara Matthew Grimsley.

  • KCA students hear about Thanksgiving

     

    Lori Eubank, administrator at Kentucky Christian Academy, shares with KCA Sonbeams about Thanksgiving.

  • KCA students featured on quilt

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy first graders look at a quilt that was made by a KCA parent. Each student's self portrait and signature was transferred onto the quilt that was later sold at the annual KCA auction.

  • CES studies energy conservation

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School students had an entire week of energy conservation activities recently to kick off their Go Green project. Each classroom completed an On Demand Writing task and winners were selected. Pictured are classroom winners Chelsie Pierce, Rylee Petett, Jack Sabo, Riley Rainwater, Kaylyn Smith, Abi Wiedewitsch, Alex Lofton, Abbie Decker, Grant Rinehart and Kenzi Forbis.

  • Library offers materials to look into the past

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    Looking into your past? You're not alone. Thousands visit Frankfort each year searching for information about their family history in the commonwealth's major historical repositories.

    I met a very nice couple from Tennessee the other day who were looking up family history in our Genealogy Room. They were so happy that they were able to find so much information about their family roots in our library.

  • TCMS teacher wins McDonald's grant

     

    Jessica McCubbin, a teacher at Taylor County Middle School, has much more joy than usual to share with her students this holiday season. McCubbin is the recipient of a 2010 MAC Grant from McDonald's Restaurants of Kentuckiana.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for Nov. 18. They are, from left, kindergartner Ruthie Dengel, first grader Savannah Delk, second grader Stephanie Davis, third grader Hayden Dabney, fourth grader Kelsie Perkins and fifth grader Michael Sanford.