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Education

  • CES Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary Students of the Week are, from left, front: Brooklyn Franklin, Donneisha Richardson, Andrew Williams, Jonathan Sparks, Brooklyn Hicks, Cheyanne Grubaugh and Cody Ray. Middle: Christian Radford, Amelia Rafferty, Andie Ulsh, Landon Neat and Amanda Dotson. Back: Devin Powers, Alexis Shears, Patrick Sapp, Bayli Dickens, Amye McFall, Logan Cole, Cody Garrett and Breanna Spaulding.

  • School Menus for March 3-7

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    March 3-7

    Monday _ Chuckwagon on bun, lima beans, French fries, fruit sherbet, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Tuesday _ Spaghetti, tossed salad, hash brown, Texas toast, peach cup and milk.

    Wednesday _ Fish, pinto beans, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, Fruit Juicee and milk.

    Thursday _ Pizza, corn chips, buttered corn, orange half, Rice Krispies treat and milk.

    Friday _ No school. Professional development.

    Campbellsville Middle

    March 3-7

  • ACT registration deadline is March 7

    College-hopeful high school students can take the ACT college admission and placement exam on April 12, the next nationwide test date. The registration postmark deadline is March 7.

    The registration fee is $30 for the traditional ACT (without the writing test) and $44.50 for the ACT Plus Writing. The late registration postmark deadline is March 21. An additional $19 fee is required for late registration.

    Students can obtain registration information and materials from their high school guidance counselors' office, or they can register on ACT's Web site at www.actstudent.org.

  • Campbellsville University's Miranda Meeks wins Valentine pageant

    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Gheens Recital Hall was full of hairspray, bobby pins and curls upon curls recently.

    Miranda Meeks of Princeton competed with eight young women and was crowned the 2008 Valentine Pageant Queen on Feb. 8 at Campbellsville University.

    Meeks also won the interview, poise and talent competitions. She represented Sigma Nu Phi. She performed puppetry as her talent.

    She will represent Campbellsville University in the Mountain Laurel Festival in Pineville in May.

  • 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.