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Education

  • FCCLA members attend leadership conference

    Nine members of the Taylor County Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America attended the 63rd annual FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Louisville on March 24-26.

    The three-day meeting was packed with keynote speakers, meetings and fun.

    At the state level, six members competed in STAR Events - Students Taking Action for Recognition.

  • Local students at CU receive more than $6.5 million in financial aid

    Ashley Zsedenyi

    Campbellsville University

    As high school students around the country begin the search for their college of choice, their parents are wondering how that education is going to be paid for.

    Financial records show that Campbellsville University students from Taylor County received $6,584,386 in financial aid this year, according to Chris Tolson, director of financial aid at CU.

    That figure includes institutional financial aid, endowed scholarships, state and federal financial aid, grants and student loans.

  • Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference

    The theme for the 2008 Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference focuses on the galaxy of stars that we have right here in Kentucky - 4-H Stars.

    The conference will take place at the University of Kentucky on June 9-12 and is open to all 4-H'ers who have graduated eighth grade through age 18.

    The conference will kick off picnic style with inflatable slides and obstacle courses to welcome youth to UK.

  • Registration deadline for next ACT exam is May 9

    The next ACT test administration for college-hopeful high school students is Saturday, June 14.

    Students who wish to take the exam on this date must register online or have their paper registrations postmarked by the end of the day May 9. The late registration postmark deadline is May 23. An additional $19 fee is required for late registration after May 9.

  • Bethel Christian Academy enrolling students for fall

    Bethel Christian Academy is now enrolling students for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Bethel Christian Academy offers a faith-based academic program for children from age 2 1/2 to 5 years.

    Enrollment forms may be picked up at Bethel First Presbyterian Church, located at 502 E. Main St., or call 465-7091 for more information.

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named the following students as Students of the Week for their classrooms. They are, from left, front: Devin Lakins, Isaiah Roy, Skyler Burchett, Austin Miller, Nevaeh Whitlock, Cierra Davis and Cody Davis. Middle: Brandon Greer, Brooklyn Spaulding, Amelia Rafferty, Jessie Bennett, Ricky Smith-Cecil, Lajerrius Haralson and Malea Lobb. Back: Tyler Roar, Chase Thomas, Tristan Messer and Tiffany Stagner.

  • Campbellsville University celebrates 16th consecutive semester of record enrollment

    Bridgette Sallee

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is ahead of last spring's enrollment and is looking at 16 semesters of record enrollment. The numbers are up almost 4 percent from last year.

    Of the 2,303 students enrolled for the spring semester, almost 65 percent of those were full-time degree-seeking undergraduates.

    These numbers, however, are only an estimate of what the total enrollment could likely be.

  • 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