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Education

  • Taylor Countian named to 'Who's Who' at Lindsey Wilson

    A Taylor County resident was honored recently at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Steven Warner, a human services and counseling senior from Campbellsville, was inducted into Who's Who Among Students American Universities and Colleges by Lindsey Wilson Vice President of Academic Affairs Bettie Starr at a ceremony in Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center.

  • TCES gifted/talented students visit The Challenger Learning Center

    A group of Taylor County Elementary gifted and talented fifth-graders took part in a unique learning activity, a simulated space mission called Rendezvous with a Comet on March 12. The mission took place at The Challenger Learning Center of Hardin County in Radcliff. Students were accompanied by Taylor County Gifted Coordinator Debbie Gumm and TCES teacher Shannon Cox.

  • 4-H Variety Show winners named

    Eleven acts recently competed in the 4-H Variety Show at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    Lindsay Cissell and Chloe Cox where selected as the champion acts and will represent Taylor County at the Area Showcase of Stars on Saturday at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Cissell sang the song "Our Song," and Cox played the piano and sang "My Redeemer Lives."

    Samuel Kessler and April Massengale were selected as reserve champions. Kessler played "Motion Machine," on the piano and Massengale played "It Is Well With My Soul."

  • Chelf inducted into SCC academic honor society

    Gregory Scott Chelf of Campbellsville was among 74 new members inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, an academic honor society, at Somerset Community College on Sunday, Feb. 24.

    To be eligible for induction into the SCC Omicron Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, a student must have completed at least 12 transferable credit hours of college level work and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

  • Fisher to receive master's degree

    Dana Genean Fisher will receive her master of arts in human resource management from Webster University on May 17.

    She obtained her bachelor of arts in sociology from the University of Louisville in 2002.

    Fisher is currently an analyst for Humana Inc., where she has been employed for the past five years.

    A 1997 graduate of Campbellsville High School, she is the daughter of Kenneth and Mable Fisher of Campbellsville.

  • 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.