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Education

  • 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.

  • CMS students honored in Martin Luther King Jr. contest

    Three Campbellsville Middle School students were recently selected as state winners in the Martin Luther King Jr. Essay and Visual Arts Contest.

    Students submitted an essay or artwork that reflected their most inspired King moment or speech in concert with the theme stating how he or she is using that inspiration to shape their lives and communities.

    A total of 1,200 entries were received. Two students were chosen as state first place winners while another received second place accolades.

  • School Menus for Jan. 21-25

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Jan. 21-25

    Monday _ No school. Martin Luther King Day.

    Tuesday _ Chuckwagon, whipped potatoes, lima beans, peaches, graham cracker and milk.

    Wednesday _ Corn dog, macaroni and cheese, peas, fresh fruit, animal crackers and milk.

    Thursday _ Spaghetti, tossed salad, buttered corn, Texas toast, fruit sherbet and milk.

    Friday _ Deli sandwich with lettuce and tomato, Cheetos, carrot sticks, Fruit Roll-Up, Teddy Grahams and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Jan. 21-25

    Monday _ No school. Martin Luther King Day.