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Education

  • Renovations around the corner for City Schools

    Staff Report

    Campbellsville Schools could begin work on renovations as early as June.

    Members of the Campbellsville Board of Education approved the final plans for the work at their meeting Monday night. The total cost for the renovations is budgeted at $5,294,706.

    The Board expects to receive approval to advertise for construction bids by April 22 and to open those bids on May 20.

    For that reason, there will be a special meeting of the Board to approve the bids on Friday, May 23 at 11:15 a.m. A bond sale to finance the construction is set for June 5.

  • Eagle Children's Choir performs at showcase

    Eagle Children's Choir, under the direction of Lisa Mardis, performed recently at the Chamber of Commerce's Green River Showcase at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Front row, from left: Jaleel Cowan, Madison Alexander, Diamond Thompson and Latavia Shively. Back: Taniesha Garth, Justice Gregory, Takishia Clayton and Heather Bailey.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    April 28-May 2

    Monday - Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, pickles and onions, French fries, fruit cocktail and milk.

    Tuesday - Pork barbecue on bun, potato wedges, baked beans, coleslaw, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Lasagna, tossed salad, potato rounds, toast, banana and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken bites, mashed potatoes, green beans, mixed fruit, bread and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog, baked chips, pork and beans, carrots with dip, peaches and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    April 28-May 2

  • Students shouldn't have to pay for financial aid information

    With graduation just around the corner, many high school seniors are thinking about college and financial aid.

    While there are a number of options for seniors and their parents to learn about the various forms of financial assistance available, Taylor County High School Guidance Counselor Dana Young encourages students to talk to their counselors or someone at the college of their choice.

  • CMS students celebrate International Pi Day

    Campbellsville Middle School students in Melisa Morris' pre-algebra and algebra classes celebrated International Pi Day by completing an Internet scavenger hunt to locate interesting and unusual Pi facts. At the end of the day, students were treated to marshmallow, oatmeal and raisin "pies." Daniel Dicken, an eighth grader, previews the scavenger hunt before he begins surfing the Web.

  • Adkins earns grant for class field trip

    Campbellsville Elementary teacher Vanessa Adkins was awarded a $1,000 Target Field Trip Grant, designed to help bring learning to life for students.

    Adkins, a first-grade teacher, was selected from more than 16,000 applicants across the country.

    She plans to use the grant money to take 100 first graders to the Louisville Zoo on May 1.

  • Fourth graders compete in 'Science Madness'

    Taylor County Elementary fourth graders recently participated in a competition called "Science Madness."

    During the competition, teams chosen by their classroom teacher played against each other. Ultimately, only one team represented each classroom in the finale.

    For the finale, the winning teams in each classroom competed for the title. The winning team was the "Super Science Experts" from Angie Kearney's classroom. The team named runner-up was the "Scientific Scholars" from Laura Raganas' class.

  • Dr. Yoli Carter speaks to CU faculty and staff about diversity issues in higher education

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Yolanda "Yoli" Carter spoke on higher education diversity issues in Ransdell Chapel recently to about 300 Campbellsville University faculty and staff members.

    She was there at the invitation of the university's diversity committee.

    The 212 international students, representing 34 nations, make CU the largest international population at any of Kentucky's private colleges.

  • Kirtley attends Governor's School for the Arts

    Haley Kirtley, a Taylor County High School junior, recently took part in the Kentucky Governors School for the Arts.

    Kirtley, the only local student to participate, competed in drama and news media. She was among 1,300 from across the state to compete.

    GSA provides hands-on arts opportunities for the states talented high school students who are dancers, actors, instrumental and vocal musicians, creative writers, future architects and visual artists.

    Kirtley plans to major in photography. She is the daughter of Robert and Carol Kirtley of Campbellsville.

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Wednesday, March 19 are, from left, Eric Rogers, kindergarten; Ariana Johnson, first grade; Denae Brockman, second grade; Layke Burriss, third grade; Sarah Myers, fourth grade; and Wade Burton, fifth grade.