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Education

  • CES students complete rocket math

    Campbellsville Elementary students Kyler Rakes, Destin Wilcoxsin, Myles Murrell, Casey Hardin and Hannah Goff were recognized at a recent assembly for math achievement. These first graders completed levels in rocket math to earn this math award.

  • CU professor receives Ph.D.

    Dr. Beverly Ennis, assistant professor of education at Campbellsville University, has received her Ph.D. degree.

    Ennis graduated from the University of Louisville-Western Kentucky University Cooperative Doctoral Program. Her Ph.D. is in educational leadership and organizational development.

    "She accomplished this goal by being thoroughly prepared and having in-depth knowledge of her study and her research method," said Dr. Brenda Priddy, dean of the School of Education at Campbellsville University.

  • Students celebrate National Junior Beta Week

    March 3-7 was National Junior Beta Week. Members of the Junior Beta Club at Taylor County Elementary School have been involved in a variety of community service activities this year.

    The students have collected items for the food pantry and eyeglasses for the Lions Club. They have also collected cell phones and inkjet cartridges for recycling.

    At Christmas, they assembled holiday baskets, which were distributed to Taylor County families by the Family Resource Center. Several members are also volunteering their time at local nursing homes and at school and church activities.

  • KCS students compete in science fair

    Kentucky Christian School students recently competed in the Association of Christian School International Regional Science Fair in Lawrenceburg. Pictured are, from left, front: Cory Pace, third grade, superior ribbon; and Lynsey Smith, fourth grade, superior ribbon. Back: Cole Frazier, second grade, blue ribbon; Korri Briggs, fourth grade, blue ribbon; and second graders Faith Gaddis and Mattison Blakeman, blue ribbons, and Sara Clark, red ribbon. Pace and Smith also received the judges' award for their grades.

  • Third-graders stage Shakespeare's most famous play

    Staff Report

    Students in Rebecca Grant's third-grade class at Taylor County Elementary finished up a unit on William Shakespeare recently by performing one of his most famous plays.

    On Sunday, March 16, the students performed "Romeo & Juliet" for their parents and the community. Students performed selected scenes from Act I, Act III, Act IV and Act V.

    But the unit was not simply about performing in a play, according to Grant.

    "The students created their own advertising by making their own posters," she said. "They also made their own programs and invitations."

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School's Students of the Week for Feb. 25 are, from left, front: Ashley Biggs, Hannah Allen, McCall Turpin, Becca Phillips and Loren Eubank. Middle: Cody Gribbins, Alex Ferrante, Lisa Dinsmore, Jordan Davis, Barbara Quieros, Alex Burch, Marie Shivley and Spencer Dalton. Back: Brandon Hovious, Dillion Thompson, Andy Hunt, Chance Walls, Brittany Sapp and Cody McDonald.

  • 4-H Variety Show is April 11

    Do you love to sing or play the piano? Do you play an instrument or perform gymnastics? The 4-H Variety Show is your time to shine.

    Everyone has some talent that they can showcase in the 4-H talent show. The contest is open to all youth ages 5-18 who live in Taylor County.

    The talent show is scheduled for Friday, April 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel at Campbellsville University.

  • Extension homemakers to award scholarships

    Taylor County Extension Homemakers have announced that they are again offering college scholarships this year.

    Graduating seniors in Campbellsville and Taylor County high school districts are invited to apply for the $500 award. One scholarship is given in each of the districts.

    In addition to academic, financial and extra-curricular considerations, applicants will be judged on involvement in Family and Consumer Sciences, FCCLA, 4-H and other family and consumer science related courses and activities.

  • School menus for March 24-28

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    March 24-28

    Monday _ Cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, baked beans, pudding pop and milk.

    Tuesday _ Pizza, Cheetos, corn, applesauce, brownie and milk.

    Wednesday _ Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, glazed carrots and milk.

    Thursday _ Lasagna, tossed salad, potato rounds, peaches and milk.

    Friday _ Hot dog, baked chips, carrots, Fruit Roll-Up, Elf Grahams, apple and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    March 24-28

  • 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.