• TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Nov. 14.

    They are kindergartener Mason Willis, first-grader Braxton Tucker, second-grader Mallory Dowell, third-grader Kylee Farmer, fourth-grader Dustin Meadows and fifth-grader Naveah Lebron.

  • CMS names Leaders of the Week


    Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 17

    They are eighth-grader Jaylah Tucker, fifth-grader Cailet Clark, sixth-grader Tristan Faulkner, seventh-grader Madison Lyons and fourth-grader Leigh Hicks.

  • Other action from the Nov. 10 meeting of the Campbellsville Board of Education

    • Board members approved the creation of an AmeriCorp position at CHS. The employee will work with students who are struggling with reading.

    • Board members agreed to make a final payment on the softball hitting facility to VanHook Enterprises and DS2 Architects.

    • Finance Director Chris Kidwell presented the District's October financial report. Revenue was $1,227,882.38 and expenses totaled $1,322,296.53. The closing balance at the end of last month was $2,902,870.39.

  • Superintendent receives technology award


    Taylor County School Superintendent Roger Cook recently received an award for his work with technology in schools.

    The Center for Digital Education named Cook as one of the "Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers."

    He also attended a gathering of technology leaders in Nashville, Tenn., at the Digital Education Leadership Conversation event.

  • CU School of Education hosts 'Jumpstart: Read for the Record'


    Hanna Hall

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University’s School of Education recently hosted a national reading initiative for early childhood readers.

    "Jumpstart: Read for the Record" mobilizes millions of children and adults to celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience.

    Ellen Hamilton-Ford, assistant professor of early childhood education, has run the reading program since CU's involvement in 2008.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Nov. 18.

    They are freshman Weston Young, sophomore Danielle Smith, junior Brandi Arnett and senior Hunter Christie.

  • TCMS names Student Leaders of the Week


    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Student Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 17.

    They are, from left, Mariah Oliver, Hayden Dabney, Alex Pelcher, Connor Wise and MacKenzie Sprowles.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Nov. 24.

    They are freshman Mackenzie Carney, sophomore Kaley Cox, junior Haley Merritt and senior Ashlee Cox.

  • TCMS hosts food drive


    Taylor County Middle School recently hosted a canned food drive. Six hundred and fifty one items were donated.

    Math teacher Matt Humphress organized the drive. Audrey Young, Jesslynne Mann, Matt Humphress, Morgan Melton and Addie Westbrook helped with the drive. They are part of the middle school's Student Leadership Lighthouse Team. Items donated to the drive will be distributed to local families.

  • School Menus for Dec. 15-19

    Campbellsville Independent

    Dec. 15-19

    Monday - Mini corn dog, macaroni and cheese, sweat peas, fruit cocktail and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tetrazzini, tossed salad with tomatoes, baby carrots with dip, diced pears and milk.

    Wednesday - Taco salad with tortilla chips and salsa, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese, Spanish rice, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Thursday - Pepperoni pizza, salad, corn, applesauce, graham cracker and milk.