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Education

  • Mongiardo appears on CU program

    Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo, left, appeared recently on Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" with John Chowning, Campbellsville University's vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president. The TV-4 show will be aired at 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 29, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 30 and 1:30 and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, over Comcast Cable Channel 10 in Campbellsville.

  • CES hosts walk-a-thon

    Campbellsville Elementary School is raising funds for a new playground.

    In order to have playground equipment that is accessible to all children, including those with disabilities, CES has set a goal of $200,000 for the "We All Play" playground behind the school, according to Shirley Cox, chairperson.

    "The school needs to have playground equipment that is handicap accessible and to enhance every child's ability to learn through play," Cox said.

    CES students raised $5,000 in a Walk-a-Thon on May 22, Cox said.

  • Fourth graders recognized for technology program

    Several Campbellsville Elementary fourth graders were recognized as part of the Student Technology Leadership Program at their school during the 2007-2008 school year. In this program, students learn about using different forms of technology. Throughout the school year they helped classroom teachers with technology needs, recorded events using digital cameras and video cameras, and set up and assisted with the running of sound equipment for activities.

  • Spring Piano Recital

    Piano students of Beth Cochran participated in the annual spring recital on Saturday, May 10. Pictured, from left, front: Faith Gaddis, Amelia Newton, Will Miller, Elizabeth Sullivan, Sarah Botkin, Sydnee Beard, Kate Cheatham and Jessica Haliday. Middle: Kassie Miller, Lauren Johnson, Katie Mardis, Abigail Phillips, Julie Church, Connor Wooten, Emily Klingberg, Savannah Nolley, Rebekah Phillips and Ariana Wooten. Back: Rylee Beard, Kaleb Ridgeway, Jack Miller, Kensi Moore, Maddie Mason, Brooke Kearney, Ashley Farmer, Lizzy Cox, Hannah Brockman, Cameron Jeffries, Callie Botkin and Cochran.

  • Renovations begin at City Schools

    Staff Report

    Construction started this week on nearly $5 million in renovations planned at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

    At the June 9 meeting of the Campbellsville Independent School Board, District facilities manager Keith McMahan told Board members that construction was set to begin on June 16. There will be progress meetings on the third Tuesday of each month beginning in July, McMahan said, and Board members are encouraged to attend.

  • CES Honor Roll

    Campbellsville Elementary has released its fourth-grade honor roll for the last nine weeks of school. Those students are:

    All A's - Andy Sabo, Amber Stagner, Samantha Netherland, Justice Gregory, Austin Hash, Alex Bailey, Heather Bailey, Kathryn Doss, Kenzie Murrell, Austin Chandler, Brooklyn Harris, Cody Garrett, Katherine LeFever, Jensen Martin and Micah Price.

  • CU awarded environmental grant

    Central Kentucky PRIDE and the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet recently awarded a 2008 Environmental Education Grant to Campbellsville University.

    The funds will be used to extend a walkway around a wetland at Clay Hill Memorial Forest.

    PRIDE and the Cabinet awarded 11 grants throughout the Second Congressional District. PRIDE promotes environmental projects throughout the District.

    For more information, call (270) 758-2152.

  • District Improvement Plan is now available

    Taylor County Schools' District Improvement Plan is available for preview and comments at the Board of Education office, located at 1209 E. Broadway.

    The plan can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Anderson receives scholarship

    Campbellsville native Hillary Anderson received a Presidential Scholarship from Asbury College in Wilmore.

    This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievement in high school and equals 15 to 30 percent of tuition.

    Anderson is a graduate of Campbellsville High School.

  • Smith recognized by academy

    Corey Smith of Greensburg has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in history and government.

    The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.

    Smith, who attends Green County High School, was nominated for this honor by Tammy Thompson, GCHS guidance counselor. He will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook, which is published nationally.