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Education

  • Junior Historical Society taps new members

    Campbellsville Middle School recently tapped new National Junior Honor Society members for the 2007-2008 school year. Pictured are, from left, front: new members Heather Watson, Grace Arnold, Breanna Underwood, Cassidy Blair, Philip Matherly and Alex Thompson. Back: returning members Michael Beard, Christen Johnson, Samantha Rodgers and Kathryn Hieneman. CMS National Junior Honor Society completes various service projects throughout the school year for the school and the community. The group is sponsored by Kaye Breeding, CMS seventh grade teacher.

  • Super Star Dancers

    Bayli Dickens, left, and Brooklyn Harris perform at halftime of a recent Lady Eagles game. They are members of the Campbellsville Elementary Super Star Dance Team, made up of third- and fourth-graders.

  • School Menus for Dec. 10-14

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Dec. 10-14

    Monday - Grilled cheese, tater tots, pork and beans, vegetable sticks, apple and milk.

    Tuesday - Hamburger, pickles, onions, Fritos, peaches, graham cracker and milk.

    Wednesday - Turkey, dressing, whipped potatoes, green beans, Jell-O and fruit mix, rolls and milk.

    Thursday - Pizza, corn, potato wedges, tossed salad, pears and milk.

    Friday - Deli sandwich, lettuce, tomato, baked chips, carrot sticks, fruit and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Dec. 10-14

  • TCMS awarded curriculum grant

    The Kentucky Department of Education and the University of Louisville's College of Education and Human Development have announced six $10,000 Universal Design for Learning model school grants.

    Taylor County Middle School is among those six schools that will receive the funding. The competitive grants were also awarded to Campbell Ridge Elementary in Campbell County; Shearer Elementary in Clark County; Shepherdsville Elementary in Bullitt County; Trigg County Middle; and Boyd County High School.

  • PRIDE awards $7,160 for education in Taylor County

    Local students will get first-hand experience in good stewardship this school year, thanks to PRIDE Environmental Education Grants.

    In Taylor County, 440 students will benefit from two grants totaling $7,160.

    Campbellsville Middle School received a $4,300 grant to enhance an outdoor classroom, which will benefit 340 students this year.

    Campbellsville Child Development Center will benefit 100 students by using a $2,860 grant to enhance an outdoor classroom and buy educational materials, such as books and multimedia resources.

  • TCHS yearbooks on sale

    It's time to order your 2008 Taylor County High School Yearbook, "The Cardinal."

    Orders may be placed online at www.yearbooksonsale.com or by calling (866) 282-1516.

  • Greek Revival

    Seventh grade students at Campbellsville Middle School in Shamarie Claiborne's and Farrah Hord's social studies classes recently collaborated and created an interactive unit on Greece.

    Students wrote historical fiction papers and created ancient artifacts as well as time capsules. They presented their time capsules at a Greek festival in which students dressed as Greek citizens and sampled Greek foods.

  • Abell art is part of statewide exhibit

    Tiffany Abell, a Campbellsville High School ninth-grader, has her artwork, "Sharpie," displayed as a part of the Very Special Arts exhibit. Her work was one of just 34 art pieces chosen from more than 115 entries statewide. Her artwork is traveling throughout the state in a display that began at a conference at the Galt House in Louisville on Nov. 19-20. A copy of her print is on display at Campbellsville High School in the art hallway. Abell's entry was submitted by Angela Brasser, Campbellsville High School art teacher.

  • Students create solar system model

    Campbellsville Middle School students in Jan Speer's sixth grade science classes made scaled models of the solar system. They formed the size of the planets based upon the size of the sun, which was calculated by using a formula found on the Internet. Kyler Tucker and Spencer Yaden show their final project to the class.

  • Wilson to participate in All-State Choir

    Morgan Wilson, an eighth-grade student at Taylor County Middle School, was recently selected to participate in the 2008 Kentucky Junior High All-State Choir in Louisville, which will take place on Feb. 7.

    Wilson is one of only 215 students chosen to participate in this honor choir from students who auditioned all over the state of Kentucky.

    She is the daughter of Shannon and Susie Wilson and the granddaughter of C.G. and Lynda Collins, Donna Wilson and Mike Wilson.

    Anyone wishing to attend the concert can order tickets beginning Dec. 6 at www.kentuckycenter.org.