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Education

  • TCMS cheerleaders take first place

    Taylor County Middle School Cheerleaders competed in Washington County on Saturday, Feb. 2. They won first place in the middle school medium division and received the highest honor, being named grand champion of the competition. Pictured are, from left, front: Kori Richerson, Megan Hedgesbeth and LeAnna Kirtley. Middle: Alyssa Young, Brittany Salmon, Macayla Bertram, Shalyn Thompson and Brooke Gregory. Back: cheer sponsor Shelly Breeding, Kim O'Brien, Jessie Cash, Megan Skaggs, Hannah Shoemaker, Kassandra Richerson, Katelyn Gosser, Jenna Ferrante and cheer sponsor Lindsey Atwood.

  • Grant will fund new after-school program

    James Roberts

    Staff Writer

    This fall, Taylor County Schools will offer a new after-school program thanks to a state grant.

    The District has received a 21st Century grant, which awards the District $150,000 a year for three years. After three years, the District can apply for a continuation grant which provides $112,500 for a fourth year and $75,000 the fifth year. After five years, the District would have to apply for another grant, according to Susan Kilby, instructional supervisor.

  • Robins says CU made 'difference' in students' lives

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has made such a difference in students' lives, and "I'm in awe of where you were and are now," said E. Claiborne Robins Jr., president of The Robins Foundation, as he spoke at an appreciation dinner for the "friends of Campbellsville University" at CU on Jan. 21.

    "I am thrilled as to what I am seeing," Robins said, after his visit to CU.

  • CES Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recognized recently as Writers of the Week for their grade are, from left, Brooklyn Harris, Chloe Holt, Megan Januski, Chass Isabelle, Jeana Mace and Eito Moriuchi.

  • CES students earn math medals

    Campbellsville Elementary fourth graders Brooke Harris, Alex Bailey, Austin Hash, Brooklyn Harris, Devin Rafferty, Sarah El-Amouri and Chase Thomas each received a math medal during a recent celebration assembly.

  • Band begins alumni group

    The Campbellsville High School Band is starting a band alumni association.

    If you are a former CHS band member or parent, you are invited to attend a community-wide organizational meeting on Monday, Feb. 25 in the CHS band room (use the rear band room entrance). The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m.

    For more information, contact band director Jaime Smith at 465-5121.

  • Center for Education taking applications

    Campbellsville Christian Church Center for Education is currently taking registration applications for the 2008-2009 school year.

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

    For more information, call 465-5571 or e-mail director@campbellsvillechristianchurch.com.

  • TCHS DECA qualifies for State DECA Conference

    Twenty-eight Taylor County High School DECA members competed at the Region III DECA Career Conference on Jan. 31.

    The following students brought home these awards:

    First place winners: Marissa Hazard, Business Services Marketing; Wesley Parker, Food Marketing; Scott Blakeman, Marketing Management; and Greg Manning, Sports & Entertainment Marketing.

  • School Menus for Feb. 25-29

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Feb. 25-29

    Monday - Bacon cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, mixed vegetables, apple and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken bites, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, rolls, jelly and milk.

    Wednesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, carrots, oatmeal square, orange and milk.

    Thursday - Pizza, tossed salad, corn, applesauce, Rice Krispies treat and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog, pork and beans, baked chips, fresh fruit, Fruit Roll-Up and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Feb. 25-29

  • Osteopathy scholarships available to Kentucky students

    Kentucky students planning to study osteopathy at Pikeville College may be eligible for an Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship, administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    The amount of the scholarship is equal to the difference between the average in-state tuition charged at the state medical schools and the tuition charged at the Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine.

    The application deadline is July 1. For application information, contact Teresa Jones at (606) 218-5400 or tjones@pc.edu.