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Education

  • CMS takes third in Governor's Cup

    Campbellsville Middle School took third place in the recent District Governor's Cup Competition while Taylor County came in fourth.

    Adair and Green county middle schools also participated. Green County took first, and Adair County was second.

    Following are the students who earned placing, their school and the events in which they competed:

    Mathematics assessment - Brandon Carter, first, GCMS; Murphy Lanham, second, CMS; Alex Lawson, third, TCMS; Kathryn Heineman, fourth, CMS; and Jack Hobbs, fifth, ACMS.

  • CES students honored with math medals

    Campbellsville Elementary fourth graders who were recognized for earning a math medal recently are: Priscilla Adams, Corey Marshall, Kendon Young, Jake DeSpain, Macy Gilkeson, Amber Stagner, Brooke Harris, Heather Bailey and Katie Lefever. Math medals are awarded based upon completion of 80 multiplication and division problems within two minutes.

  • Students compete in 4-H Talk Meet

    Fifty-four 4-H members presented speeches at the Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet competition on Thursday, Dec. 13 at Taylor County Middle School. Many more participated on a classroom level.

    For the competition, 4-H members were grouped in age divisions. A large number of participants came from the 10- and 11-year-old divisions. Both of these age divisions consisted of more than one room of competition. The top two speeches were selected from each room. These individuals advanced to the finals for selection of the overall winner.

    Winners and runners-up are as follows:

  • TCMS cheerleaders take first place

    Taylor County Middle School Cheerleaders competed in Washington County on Saturday, Feb. 2. They won first place in the middle school medium division and received the highest honor, being named grand champion of the competition. Pictured are, from left, front: Kori Richerson, Megan Hedgesbeth and LeAnna Kirtley. Middle: Alyssa Young, Brittany Salmon, Macayla Bertram, Shalyn Thompson and Brooke Gregory. Back: cheer sponsor Shelly Breeding, Kim O'Brien, Jessie Cash, Megan Skaggs, Hannah Shoemaker, Kassandra Richerson, Katelyn Gosser, Jenna Ferrante and cheer sponsor Lindsey Atwood.

  • Grant will fund new after-school program

    James Roberts

    Staff Writer

    This fall, Taylor County Schools will offer a new after-school program thanks to a state grant.

    The District has received a 21st Century grant, which awards the District $150,000 a year for three years. After three years, the District can apply for a continuation grant which provides $112,500 for a fourth year and $75,000 the fifth year. After five years, the District would have to apply for another grant, according to Susan Kilby, instructional supervisor.

  • Robins says CU made 'difference' in students' lives

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has made such a difference in students' lives, and "I'm in awe of where you were and are now," said E. Claiborne Robins Jr., president of The Robins Foundation, as he spoke at an appreciation dinner for the "friends of Campbellsville University" at CU on Jan. 21.

    "I am thrilled as to what I am seeing," Robins said, after his visit to CU.

  • CES Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recognized recently as Writers of the Week for their grade are, from left, Brooklyn Harris, Chloe Holt, Megan Januski, Chass Isabelle, Jeana Mace and Eito Moriuchi.

  • CES students earn math medals

    Campbellsville Elementary fourth graders Brooke Harris, Alex Bailey, Austin Hash, Brooklyn Harris, Devin Rafferty, Sarah El-Amouri and Chase Thomas each received a math medal during a recent celebration assembly.

  • Band begins alumni group

    The Campbellsville High School Band is starting a band alumni association.

    If you are a former CHS band member or parent, you are invited to attend a community-wide organizational meeting on Monday, Feb. 25 in the CHS band room (use the rear band room entrance). The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m.

    For more information, contact band director Jaime Smith at 465-5121.

  • 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.