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Education

  • Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recently recognized as Writer of the Week for their grades are, from left: Bryce Richardson, Haley Mitchell, Jamie Cox, Brody Weeks and Brooke Harris.

  • Teachers help prepare middle schoolers for high school

    To help with the transitions from middle school to high school, Campbellsville High School teachers Ben Davis and Kirby Smith recently visited Campbellsville Middle School to speak to the students about high school expectations and academic offerings. Davis is pictured discussing with students Ricky Vannice, Mason Wethington, Nicky Lamer and Rashaud Bomar ways to prepare for high school.

  • BackPack Program feeds local hungry children

    Last year, the Taylor County BackPack Program was implemented in local school systems through the cooperative efforts of Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center, Taylor County Family Resource Center, Taylor County Youth Services Center, Campbellsville Head Start and Taylor County Head Start in partnership with Taylor County Cooperative Extension Service.

    The Taylor County BackPack Program identifies students who might be at risk of having an inadequate food supply in their homes. Many students have little or no food except for free or reduced-priced school meals.

  • Campbellsville University celebrates 10 anniversary partnership

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's WHALE Tales water safety education program is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an estimated 3,000 fourth graders from Campbellsville and Taylor County elementary schools having been taught water safety education at the CU swimming pool.

  • Jessie earns agriculture scholarship

    John Baxter Jessie, a senior at the University of Kentucky, has recently been awarded The John A. Moser Scholarship in the College of Agriculture for the 2007-2008 academic year.

    This award is based on academic performance, leadership roles and a personal essay.

    Jessie is the son of Doug and Vicki Mullins of Campbellsville and the late Keith Jessie. He will graduate in May 2008 with a degree in agriculture economics. He is working at Overbrook Farm in Lexington, founded by the late W.T. Young.

  • Taylor County Elementary announces annual food drive results

    Taylor County Elementary student collected 2,704 food items in order to help stock the local food pantry.

    Students were challenged to bring in the most items for their classrooms, and grade level popcorn parties would be awarded for their efforts.

    TCES Safety Patrol members promoted the event, with help from their sponsor Melissa Lawson and co-assistants Kathy Begley and Gwen Skaggs.

  • Taylor County area host families needed now

    Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester home stay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families.

    The students are awaiting news of their new families. These young ambassadors are looking forward to fulfilling their life-long dreams.

  • Senior Beta Club attends convention

    Campbellsville High School Senior Beta Club members attended the State Beta Convention in Louisville on Nov. 1-2. Students competed in arts, crafts and academic categories.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Monday, Dec. 3 - Head Start, Taylor County Elementary School and day care centers.

    Tuesday, Dec. 4 - Taylors Chapel, KY 210, Social Band Road and Mt. Carmel.

    Wednesday, Dec. 5 - Lone Valley, Columbia Road, Meadowcreek, Davis Road and Hathaway Drive.

    Thursday, Dec. 6 - Forest Hills, Plainview and Medco Center.

    Friday, Dec. 7 - Campbellsville Adult Day Care, Greensburg Road and Friendship Pike.

    Monday, Dec. 10 - No route.

    Tuesday, Dec. 11 - Speck Ridge, Elk Horn Road and Knifley Road.

    Wednesday, Dec. 12 - Old Lebanon Road and Windsor Gardens.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were named Student of the Week for their classroom recently are, from left, front: Myles Murrell, Jamie Cox, KaLisha Murphy, Brooklyn Franklin, Mackenzie Dickens, Dalton Milburn, Amelia Rafferty and Braydon Phillips. Back: Robert Tungate, Chase Thomas, Tyler Vaughn, Ruben Felix, Zach Settle and Deija Taylor.