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Education

  • 4-H Poster Contest open to all currently enrolled 4-H'ers

    Currently enrolled 4-H'ers are invited to participate in a poster contest being sponsored by Taylor County 4-H.

    The subject for the poster contest is "4-H." Posters may take any approach or focus on any area of 4-H. You can show what 4-H is, what you do in 4-H or what 4-H offers young people. Rules for the poster contest are:

    - Poster must be designed on a 14 x 22 poster board (1/2 of a regular poster board).

    - Posters may be designed horizontally or vertically using any medium: watercolor, ink, crayon, oils, pencil or collage.

  • CHS students attend Great Kids Summit

    Campbellsville High School students recently attended the Great Kids Summit in Lexington. Students were involved in various activities that emphasized leadership skills and team building. Stedman Graham was the summit's keynote speaker and Survivor's Kentucky Joe was also a conference presenter. The summit was sponsored by Kentucky Child Now.

  • DECA recognizes outstanding school stores

    The School-Based Enterprise at Taylor County High School was among the school stores to achieve Gold Level Certification this year and will be recognized at DECA's International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Ga.

    Wes Parker, store manager, worked on the certification with the assistance of his advisor, Patty Evans. The school store at Taylor County High School has operated an SBE for 13 years.

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for the week of Wednesday, March 5 are, from left: Brayden Jessie, kindergarten; Orianna Menes, first grade; Megan Canada, second grade; Alexandra Brockman, third grade; Paige Dabney, fourth grade; and Morgan Bryant, fifth grade.

  • CHS Honor Roll

    Campbellsville High School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period.

    Freshmen

    All A's - Anna Kathryn Haley, Cory Scott Hoosier and Taylor Chase Levi.

    A's and B's - Karissa Renee Atkinson, Ashley Michelle Bates, Matthew Chase Bottoms, Zachary Patrick Bowen, Melanie Elaine Brockman, Joseph Lewis Butler, James Matthew Christie, Brian Wesley Clark, Breanna Paige Combs, Ahmed Hasan El-Amouri, Stanisha Lyn Hughes, Taylor Brooke Lewis, Austin Mackenzie Milby, Aaron Blake Parker, Jordan Rashaun Percell, Shelby Diane Roberts and Tameka Nashay Williams.

  • CES students complete rocket math

    Campbellsville Elementary students Kyler Rakes, Destin Wilcoxsin, Myles Murrell, Casey Hardin and Hannah Goff were recognized at a recent assembly for math achievement. These first graders completed levels in rocket math to earn this math award.

  • CU professor receives Ph.D.

    Dr. Beverly Ennis, assistant professor of education at Campbellsville University, has received her Ph.D. degree.

    Ennis graduated from the University of Louisville-Western Kentucky University Cooperative Doctoral Program. Her Ph.D. is in educational leadership and organizational development.

    "She accomplished this goal by being thoroughly prepared and having in-depth knowledge of her study and her research method," said Dr. Brenda Priddy, dean of the School of Education at Campbellsville University.

  • Students celebrate National Junior Beta Week

    March 3-7 was National Junior Beta Week. Members of the Junior Beta Club at Taylor County Elementary School have been involved in a variety of community service activities this year.

    The students have collected items for the food pantry and eyeglasses for the Lions Club. They have also collected cell phones and inkjet cartridges for recycling.

    At Christmas, they assembled holiday baskets, which were distributed to Taylor County families by the Family Resource Center. Several members are also volunteering their time at local nursing homes and at school and church activities.

  • KCS students compete in science fair

    Kentucky Christian School students recently competed in the Association of Christian School International Regional Science Fair in Lawrenceburg. Pictured are, from left, front: Cory Pace, third grade, superior ribbon; and Lynsey Smith, fourth grade, superior ribbon. Back: Cole Frazier, second grade, blue ribbon; Korri Briggs, fourth grade, blue ribbon; and second graders Faith Gaddis and Mattison Blakeman, blue ribbons, and Sara Clark, red ribbon. Pace and Smith also received the judges' award for their grades.

  • Third-graders stage Shakespeare's most famous play

    Staff Report

    Students in Rebecca Grant's third-grade class at Taylor County Elementary finished up a unit on William Shakespeare recently by performing one of his most famous plays.

    On Sunday, March 16, the students performed "Romeo & Juliet" for their parents and the community. Students performed selected scenes from Act I, Act III, Act IV and Act V.

    But the unit was not simply about performing in a play, according to Grant.

    "The students created their own advertising by making their own posters," she said. "They also made their own programs and invitations."