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Education

  • 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.

  • Taylor County releases school calendar for 2008-2009

    Taylor County School District has released its calendar for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Professional development will be from July 28 through July 31 with opening day on Aug. 1.

    First day for students is Monday, Aug. 4.

    Other dates to remember are:

    Sept. 1 - Labor Day

    Oct. 6-17 - Fall break

    Nov. 3 - Kentucky Education Association Day

    Nov. 4 - Election Day

    Nov. 26-28 - Thanksgiving break

    Dec. 22-Jan. 1 - Winter break

    Jan. 19 - Martin Luther King Day

    Feb. 16 - Presidents' Day

    April 6-10 - Spring break

  • KCS hosts Lincolnfest

    Kentucky Christian School recently celebrated Abraham Lincoln's 200th celebration with "Lincolnfest." They pieced and quilted a quilt for their presentation. All the boys in the school were dressed as President Lincoln and the girls as Mary Todd Lincoln. Pictured are students in Elizabeth Wigginton's fourth grade class, from left, front: Kelsey Woodrum, Lynsey Smith, Jilly Bruns, Grace Bertram and Danielle Dickens. Back: Wigginton, Sarah Dickens, Christian Pace, Bryce Steele, Jack Miller and Payton Howard.

  • Turner builds fire truck from recyclables

    Merick Turner, a first grader at Taylor County Elementary School, accepted the challenge of recycling ordinary items from his teachers, Janet Woodcox and Shelia Roution, and passed with flying colors. He recycled straws, water bottles, bottle lids, yogurt cups, forks and various other items to make a fire truck.