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Education

  • Curry to present senior art exhibit at the Hite

    Campbellsville's Karla Curry will be among 10 candidates to complete their bachelor of fine arts at the Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville this spring.

    The students will present an exhibition of their work beginning Tuesday, March 25 in the Hite's Schneider Hall galleries. This exhibition is a culmination of their undergraduate work demonstrating their technical competence, aesthetic abilities and knowledge of professional studio practice.

  • Taylor County releases school calendar for 2008-2009

    Taylor County School District has released its calendar for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Professional development will be from July 28 through July 31 with opening day on Aug. 1.

    First day for students is Monday, Aug. 4.

    Other dates to remember are:

    Sept. 1 - Labor Day

    Oct. 6-17 - Fall break

    Nov. 3 - Kentucky Education Association Day

    Nov. 4 - Election Day

    Nov. 26-28 - Thanksgiving break

    Dec. 22-Jan. 1 - Winter break

    Jan. 19 - Martin Luther King Day

    Feb. 16 - Presidents' Day

    April 6-10 - Spring break

  • KCS hosts Lincolnfest

    Kentucky Christian School recently celebrated Abraham Lincoln's 200th celebration with "Lincolnfest." They pieced and quilted a quilt for their presentation. All the boys in the school were dressed as President Lincoln and the girls as Mary Todd Lincoln. Pictured are students in Elizabeth Wigginton's fourth grade class, from left, front: Kelsey Woodrum, Lynsey Smith, Jilly Bruns, Grace Bertram and Danielle Dickens. Back: Wigginton, Sarah Dickens, Christian Pace, Bryce Steele, Jack Miller and Payton Howard.

  • Turner builds fire truck from recyclables

    Merick Turner, a first grader at Taylor County Elementary School, accepted the challenge of recycling ordinary items from his teachers, Janet Woodcox and Shelia Roution, and passed with flying colors. He recycled straws, water bottles, bottle lids, yogurt cups, forks and various other items to make a fire truck.

  • CU graduate student named best singer in Kentucky

    Ashley Sidebottom

    Campbellsville University

    Marcelo Ferreira, a graduate student at Campbellsville University from Brazil, was named the best singer in Kentucky in a preliminary round of a national singing competition March 7.

    The National Association of Teachers of Singing hosts an artist awards competition for singers at the state, region and national levels every two years in conjunction with NATS conferences.

    The association kicked off its 40th biennial competition in February, with the preliminary round for Kentucky at Georgetown College on Friday, March 7.

  • Works in Progress

    Taylor County High School drama students will stage "Works in Progress" tomorrow and Saturday night at the Campbellsville University Theater.

    "Works in Progress," written by Paul H. Johnson, is a play that focuses on various issues teenagers face such as first dates, eating disorders, breaking up, losing a friend to drunken driving and graduation. Each scene focuses on a different topic, with three scenes being devoted to monologues.

  • 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.

  • TCMS hosts Relay fundraiser

    Taylor County Middle School kicked off its Relay for Life fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 29. All of the money the school collects between now and the end of the year will go to the American Cancer Society for cancer research. Students and staff donated at least $1 each to wear a hat to school. Laura Gordon's eighth grade class collected the most money, $204.44, on Friday during "Hat's Off to Relay for Life Day." Holly Westbrook's seventh grade class came in second place with $171.40. The school's total for the day was $1,137.29.

  • Locals earn degrees at WKU

    Several local Western Kentucky University students recently completed degrees for the fall 2007 semester.

    The graduates and the degree they received follow:

    Kacy M. Bruce, Amanda M. Richerson, Austin W. Tedder, Jesse H. Walters and Lindsay R. Chandler, bachelor of science degrees; Lynde R. Fawcett and Tiffany L. Gordon, bachelor of science in nursing; and Calen McKinney, master of arts.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School named several students Student of the Week for their classrooms at a Feb. 22 celebration assembly. Pictured are, from left, front: Ryan Neal, Jaedyn Embry, Chloe Holt, Shelby Smith, Taekwon McCoy, Brittany Viers and Nicole Bottom. Middle: Quentin Lane, Malaya Hoskins, Madison Yaden, Westin Coffman, Dustin Hughes, Andrea Bryant and Antonio Ballard. Back: Jonathan Rakes, Nicholas Radford, Kristy Elmore, Rachel Price, Justin Stewart and Taz McColley.