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Education

  • LWC master's program aimed at producing better teachers for region

    Lindsey Wilson College is making professional development a little easier for the region's teachers.

    Beginning this summer, Lindsey Wilson will offer a master's degree in education. The unique program - which is open only to full-time teachers - will be offered on weekends. Students who will enter the 30-hour program as a cohort will be able to earn their master's degree in 14 months.

    Classes for the first cohort are scheduled to begin in June.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    May 5-9

    Monday - Cheeseburger, pickles, onions, lettuce, tomato, potato rounds, vanilla wafers, pears and milk.

    Tuesday - Turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, sweet potatoes, hot rolls, peach pie and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken patty, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, coleslaw, Fruit Juicee and milk.

    Thursday - Taco, chips, lettuce, tomato, cheese, hash brown, pineapple and milk.

    Friday - Grilled cheese, corn, French fries, tossed salad, Elf Grahams, applesauce and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    May 5-9

  • Sheriff's deputy demonstrates fatal vision goggles

    Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Bill Walsh visited Taylor County Elementary School on March 11. Walsh spoke to students in Norma Simpson's fifth-grade class about the dangers of alcohol and drug use. Here, he demonstrates to Dylan Gribbins the effects of alcohol intoxication with the use of Fatal Vision Goggles, which were donated by MADD.

  • 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.