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Education

  • Parent members sought for CMS council

    Campbellsville Middle School is seeking two parent representatives to serve on its site-based decision making council for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Parents may nominate themselves or another parent. Check with the parent nominated to ensure that they wish to serve on the council.

    The nominations must be signed and received in the middle school office (PTSO mailbox) by Wednesday, May 7. The election will take place on May 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Campbellsville Middle School.

    Parents are eligible to serve if they meet the following criteria:

  • KCS competes in Math Olympics

    Kentucky Christian School recently competed against nine other Christian schools in Math Olympics. The following students, from left, front, placed in their categories: Bryce Steele, fourth grade computation, second place; Jilly Bruns, fourth grade reasoning, third place; Cory Pace, third grade computation, third place; and Will Miller, third grade computation, fourth place. Back: Kassie Miller, fifth grade reasoning, third place; Hannah Howard, fifth grade computation, first place; and Rikki Michelle Neat, fifth grade computation, second place.

  • Center for Education accepting applications

    Campbellsville Christian Church Center for Education is currently accepting registrations for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Classes include kindergarten, pre-kindergarten (4-year-olds) and Glow Worms (3-year-olds).

    Call 465-5571 or email director@campbellsvillechristianchurch.com for class availability.

  • Future Farmers earn several superior ratings at regionals

    Taylor County Future Farmers of America spent the month of March in regional competition.

    The competition was divided into three days. The first day was March 18, when the small engine team and welding team competed. The welding team, consisting of Kayla Cash, Zachary Powell, Jacob Noel and Jeremy Perkins, received a superior first rating. The small engine team, with members Dakota Gilbert, Casey Marlow, Justin Wooldridge and Justin Gribbins, received a superior rating.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Thursday, May 1 - Foxwood Drive, Forest Hills Drive, Crescent Hill Drive and Jackson Tower.

    Friday, May 2 - Liberty Road and Stoner Creek.

    Monday, May 5 - Day cares, Head Start and Taylor County Elementary School.

    Tuesday, May 6 - Campbellsville Adult Day Center, Taylor's Chapel and Mt. Carmel Road.

    Wednesday, May 7 - KY 55, Davis Road, Meadowcreek and Hathaway Drive.

    Thursday, May 8 - Greensburg Road and The Grandview.

    Friday, May 9 - No route.

    Monday, May 12 - No route.

  • KCS offering new program for 3-year-olds

    Kentucky Christian School has added a program for 3-year-olds to its elementary school lineup for the 2008-2009 school year.

    "Sonbeams" will attend classes three days per week, with optional half-day or whole-day classes. The teacher, Georgietta Johnson, is a certified teacher with 32 years' experience in early childhood education.

  • City Schools name Academic Achievers

    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its Academic Achievers for the month of April. Two students from each school are honored.

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Jaylah Tucker is a first-grade student at CES. She is the granddaughter of Wanda Tucker. She enjoys playing football, basketball and soccer. Her favorite teacher is Laura Dicken, and reading is her favorite subject. Her future plans are to become a teacher.

  • 'One Class at a Time'

    A Campbellsville teacher has been honored by WBKO television station and Leachman Buick GMC for teaching her students the value of reading.

    Karen Skaggs, a second-grade teacher at Campbellsville Elementary School, was surprised in her classroom in March by WBKO reporter Lauren Hanson.

    Just after 1 o'clock that afternoon, Hanson and a news crew walked into Skaggs' classroom and presented her with a check in the amount of $500 for her efforts in motivating her students.

    As of the broadcast's airing, the second graders in Skaggs' class had read more than 4,000 books.

  • TCHS Council accepting parent nominations

    Taylor County High School PTSO is accepting nominations for site-based decision making parent council members for the 2008-2009 school year.

    TCHS parents may pick up a nomination form in the front office at Taylor County High School from April 28 through May 9.

    The qualifications for a SBDM parent council member are being a parent, step-parent or foster parent of a student enrolled in the school during the parent's term of council service.

  • Tebbs Bend Historians bring home state awards

    The Tebb's Bend Historians recently attended the annual Kentucky Junior Historical Society convention in Frankfort. The club brought home many awards from the competitions.

    One club member, Mary Tress Eastham, was elected as state junior representative. The awards for the club are:

    First place - Sarah Januski, Division II 2D art and research paper; Sierra Hall, Division I test and photo essay; Savhanna Pearson, Division II speech; Carrie Mason, Andrea Nolley and Megan Dudley, Division III performance (awarded after an error in score reporting).