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Education

  • Kentucky 'Teacher of the Year' award nominations open

    Nominations for the Kentucky 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year are being accepted through April 30.

    The announcement came from the TOTY Award sponsor, Teachers' Insurance Plan, a car insurance program exclusively for members of the educational community.

    The award will include $1,000 to the winning teacher and a $500 grant to that teacher's school. The Kentucky TOTY Award winner will also be eligible for the National TOTY Award that includes a special recognition and a $2,500 travel certificate.

  • Dial earns reading medal

    Madison Dial was recently honored at a celebration assembly at Campbellsville Elementary School with a reading medal. She earned 100 Accelerated Reader points.

    Dial is a second grader in Karen Skaggs' classroom at CES.

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's "Writers of the Week" for the week of Jan. 9 are as follows: Raegan Mardis, kindergarten; Manda Benningfield, first grade; Peyton Cox, second grade; Brenton Benningfield, third grade; Chase Carney, fourth grade; and John Moore, fifth grade.

  • Netherland earns math medal

    Samantha Netherland was awarded a math medal during a recent assembly at Campbellsville Elementary School.

    Netherland, a fourth grader, earned the medal by completing 80 division problems in less than two minutes.

  • Exercising their rights

    Taylor County Elementary's Junior Beta Club members got first-hand experience in the voting process recently when they elected new officers.

    Made up of fifth graders, Junior Beta Club members were given the opportunity to run for office. Each student was required to apply for candidacy. The application included teacher recommendations. A total of 19 students ran for three offices - president, vice president and secretary.

    The students were given one week to campaign.

  • Moriuchi earns more than 200 AR points

    Eito Moriuchi was honored with an award for earning more than 200 Accelerated Reader points so far during the 2007-2008 school year.

    Moriuchi is a student in Anthony Farris' fourth grade classroom at Campbellsville Elementary School.

  • TCMS honor roll

    Taylor County Middle School has released its honor roll for the third six-week grading period.

    Students listed are:

    Sixth grade

    4.0 - Caroline Alexander, Andrea Blakeman, Kendra Bland, Shelby Carney, Candace Cave, Sara Clark, Madeira Curry, Geri Dooley, Amber Green, Michael Hart, Megan Hedgespeth, Tiffany Lawson, Sarah Litchfield, Zoe Lockard, Karissa Mings, Hayley Moss, Elijah Myers, Rebecca Orberson, Alexa Parker, Sarah Sanders, Miranda Scott, Noah Scott, Christa Thomas, Mitchell Tinnell, Joshua Tucker, Landon Walker, Caleb Wigginton and Raquel Williams.

  • WKU admissions counselor to visit CHS

    Will Gramling, an admissions counselor at Western Kentucky University, will be visiting area high schools to discuss with prospective students the opportunities offered at WKU.

    Gramling will visit Campbellsville High School on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 10:45 a.m. to noon.

    For more information, contact the WKU Admissions Office by e-mail at admission@wku.edu or at (270) 745-2551.

  • TCHS Students of the Week for 12-3

    Taylor County High School named its Students of the Week for Jan. 7-11. They are, from left, Jessica Seaborne, Chanelle Gardner, Taylor Cox, Griff Tucker, Shawn Myers, Courtney Warren and Hope Wigginton.

  • KCS visits nursing home residents

    Kentucky Christian School students shared gifts, goodies and songs with local nursing home residents rather than exchanging gifts with one another at Christmas. Jim Durham accompanied their carols.