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Education

  • CMS honors its cafeteria staff

    Campbellsville Middle School's Student Council and Beta clubs recently hosted a breakfast to express appreciation to CMS cafeteria staff for all of their hard work and dedication to the school.

    Student Council members provided breakfast casseroles, muffins and fresh fruit for the recognition meal while Beta Club members served the meal to the cafeteria staff.

    CMS Student Council is sponsored by Vangie Altman, Gifted/Talented coordinator, while Beta Club is sponsored by Beth Wiedewitsch, CMS guidance counselor.

  • Rogers Scholars deadline is Jan. 31

    The deadline for applying for Rogers Scholars, a youth leadership program, and ELI, a program for young entrepreneurs, is Thursday, Jan. 31.

    High school students in the 42-county region of Southern and Eastern Kentucky are eligible to apply.

    Rogers Scholars is for rising high school juniors. Sophomores, juniors and seniors can apply for ELI. Both are one-week summer sessions, which take place on the grounds of The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

    Rogers Scholars graduates have described the program as a "life-changing experience."

  • CES Students of the Week

    Several Campbellsville Elementary students were recently honored at a celebration assembly by being named Student of the Week for their classroom. They are, from left, front: Shelby Hunt, Branson Wilcoxson, Devon Reardon, Jasmine Coro and Andrew Willams. Middle: Josh Dooley, Gracie Miller, Davon Cecil, Korissa Pearish and Rafael Pedroza. Back: Alicia Grapevine, Keniayah Barnett, Kalup Cowan, Jarett Malone, James Ferguson and Sara Kurtz.

  • Title I offering supplemental services

    Taylor County Elementary is in Tier II consequences of the No Child Left Behind Act since it has not made "adequate yearly progress" for the past two consecutive years.

    As a result, Title I must offer supplemental education services to students receiving a free/reduced lunch at Taylor County Elementary.

    For those students experiencing academic difficulties, a list of Kentucky Department of Education approved providers offering assistance is available.

  • Locals named to EKU dean's list

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,269 students earned dean's list honors for the fall 2007 semester.

    Local students named to the list include: Ricky Yates of Campbellsville, a senior criminal justice major; and Elizabeth Spalding of Finley, a freshman business major.

    To achieve dean's list honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

  • School Menus for Jan. 28-Feb. 1

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Jan. 28-Feb. 1

    Monday: Lasagna, tossed salad, hash brown, toast, pineapple and milk.

    Tuesday: Hamburger, pickles, onions, potato wedges, baked beans, applesauce and milk.

    Wednesday: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, bread slice and milk.

    Thursday: Pizza, tossed salad, corn, diced pears, Rice Krispies treat and milk.

    Friday: Hot dog, chili, Fritos, pork and beans, apple or orange, graham cracker and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Jan. 28-Feb. 1

  • Cox presents KCS chapel

    Former Kentucky Christian School student Amory Cox recently presented chapel to the students.

    Her topic of discussion was friendship.

    Cox is currently a student at the University of Kentucky, where she is the reigning football homecoming queen.

    She is the daughter of Ben and Regina Cox of Campbellsville.

  • Taylor County youth recognized at awards dinner for State 4-H Communications Day

    Lindsay Cissell, Beth Cook, Andrew Massengale, Kensi Moore and Jordyn Southern represented Taylor County at the State 4-H Communications Day and were recognized for their efforts at the annual 4-H Awards Banquet with a plaque.

    The daylong state competition, which took place on the University of Kentucky campus, showcased the communications expertise of 4-H Youth Development member in 51 different categories. Youth ages nine through 18 are eligible to compete in the event.

  • School needs to be reassessed

    Thanks to a new formula that considers the age of school buildings, Taylor County Schools will reassess its building needs.

    Architect Ken Wood, who has been working with the District on its facility improvement plan, told Taylor County School Board members last week that the new formula means more need for the District.

    "We're potentially talking millions of more dollars of needs," Wood said.

    More need, Superintendent Gary Seaborne said, means a greater offer of assistance from the state.

  • Smith-Cecil earns math medal

    Ricky Smith-Cecil was recently honored with a math medal at a Campbellsville Elementary celebration assembly.

    Smith-Cecil is a student in Debbie Baugh's third grade classroom at Campbellsville Elementary.