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Education

  • Last minute tips for Thursday's 4-H Speech Contest

    4-H members, hopefully you are all registered to participate in the 4-H Talk Meet on Thursday, Dec. 13. If you still haven't registered, call the Extension Office as soon as possible to sign up. Plan to arrive at Taylor County Middle School around 6:15 p.m. to check in and receive your room assignment. The competition will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

    I would like to offer a few last minute tips for contestants:

    —Dress appropriately for the competition. It always helps to look nice and neat.

    u Think positively.

  • Monogram Art

    Campbellsville Middle School students in Angela Brasser's art classes created monogram designs using their initials. They carved their monograms onto "Soft Kut" printing blocks, then inked their block and printed their image onto paper by pressing the paper onto the block. This technique, called relief printing, was completed as a collaborative project with language arts classes as students made stationery with their monogram on the paper. They will use their monogrammed papers for written projects in language arts classes.

  • KCS fourth graders visit Frankfort

    Kentucky Christian School fourth graders in Elizabeth Wigginton's class visited Frankfort on Nov. 15. They toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley. Pictured are, from left, front: Bryce Steele, Lynsey Smith, Kelsey Woodrum, Sarah Dickens, Korri Briggs, Jilly Bruns and Danielle Dickens. Back: Wigginton, Jack Miller, Christian Pace, Grace Bertram and Payton Howard.

  • Red Ribbon Week at CMS

    Campbellsville Middle School recently participated in Red Ribbon Week. Activities were planned throughout the week to make students aware of the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Dress-up days played a big part of the week with homeroom winners being presented with a red sports bottle. This year's theme was "Don't Monkey Around with Drugs." Red Ribbon Week is organized and sponsored by Beth Wiedewitsch, CMS guidance counselor.

  • KCS fourth graders visit Frankfort

    Kentucky Christian School fourth graders in Elizabeth Wigginton's class visited Frankfort on Nov. 15. They toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley. Pictured are, from left, front: Bryce Steele, Lynsey Smith, Kelsey Woodrum, Sarah Dickens, Korri Briggs, Jilly Bruns and Danielle Dickens. Back: Wigginton, Jack Miller, Christian Pace, Grace Bertram and Payton Howard.

  • CU offers resume writing workshop

    Students took advantage of a resume writing workshop at Campbellsville University recently. One-on-one help is also provided, as well as in the group resume writing and job interview workshops. Students who are job hunting and would like more information on when workshops are scheduled may contact Elmore at 789-5192.

  • Kentucky State Police trains teens to 'Drive To Stay Alive'

    Taylor County High School's Cody Smith and Dakota Gilbert were among 33 high school students from 26 schools throughout the state who checked into the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort recently.

    During their three-day stay, they learned safe driving techniques from Kentucky State Police instructors as part of the fifth annual "Drive To Stay Alive" program, which ran from Nov. 11-14.

    Activities included classroom exercises at KSP headquarters in Frankfort and hands-on driving instruction at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School's recent Students of the Week are: Tessa Daffron, Melissa Dillery, Sara Glover, Shana Gonterman, Eli Harris, Mary Jefferson, Cody McDonald, Devin Reynolds, Chris Sapp, Tyler Thomas, Jacob Williams and Hope Wigginton. Not pictured is William Phelps. Teachers nominate the students each week for excelling academically, giving 110 percent, possessing a great attitude and helping their classmates.

  • Bryant to graduate from Murray on Dec. 15

    Savannah Bryant of Campbellsville will receive her bachelor of arts degree on Saturday, Dec. 15 when Murray State University honors its most recent graduates.

    The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. inside the Regional Special Events Center. The event marks the university's 10th annual December commencement. August 2007 graduates and December 2007 graduation candidates will be recognized at the official mid-year ceremony.

    Complete and updated commencement information can be viewed online at www.murraystate.edu.

  • Taylor County FCA members attend convention

    Forty-six Taylor County High School students attended Fellowship of Christian Athletes' Weekend of Champions at Montgomery County High School on Nov. 3-4.