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Education

  • Police officer visits KCA students

     

    Campbellsville Police Officer Roy Rodgers recently visited Kentucky Christian Academy preschool and Sonbeams students in honor of community helper week.

  • Grandparent of the Year essay contest winners announced

     

    The winners of this year's Grandparent of the Year essay contest, sponsored by AARP Kentucky and Kentucky Retired Teachers' Association, were recently announced. 

    Destiny Hicks of Campbellsville Middle School and Catherine Allen of Taylor County Elementary were recognized as school winners. Allen was also named the overall county winner.

    Both students attended the Feb. 18 meeting of the Taylor Retired Teachers Association, where they read their essays.

  • McDonald's names Taylor County student 'black history maker of tomorrow'

     

    Community leaders joined local McDonald's owner/operators on Thursday, Feb. 27, recognizing 10 area high school students, including Rebecca Cross, a student at Taylor County High School, as Black History Makers of Tomorrow.

    McDonald's restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated February's Black History Month by awarding $15,000 in total scholarships to high school seniors selected for their promotion of diversity, leadership, academic achievement and community involvement.

  • School Menus for March 17-21

    Campbellsville Independent

    March 17-21

    Monday - Cheeseburger on bun with pickles and onions, baked fries, baked beans, fruit cocktail and milk.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad with tomatoes, sweet peas, diced pears, garlic bread, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Beef nachos, corn chips, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, cheese sauce, refried beans, applesauce and milk.

  • CU online students fit program around jobs, family

     

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Beverly Rowland, director of Campbellsville University's RN to BSN program and assistant professor of nursing, said the lives of her first graduating class of online bachelor's of science in nursing students were hectic and busy with obligations to family and community, as well as to school. She had to remember that when only one of her five graduates was able to participate in the December 2013 commencement ceremony.

  • TCES wins elementary district governor's cup

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently won the 2014 elementary district governor's cup competition.

    Many students also took home individual awards.

    In math, Jacob Milby won first, Lily Robertson won second and Jonghyuk Lee received fifth place honors.

    In science, Caleb Penick took home second place, Julie Park won third and Jonghyuk Lee received fourth.

    Emma Maynard won first place in language arts, Peyton McCubbin took home second and Clay Corbin received third place honors.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 14.

    They are Hailey Farmer, Cayden Harris, Rose Sebastion, James D. Cox and Jenna Bottoms.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

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

    They are freshman Martin Vasquez, sophomore Hunter Underwood, junior Cooper Hall and senior Jonathan Cox.

  • TCMS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Feb. 17.

    They are Jarett Malone, Mercedes Hughes, Cheyenne Bell, Baylie Skaggs, Ian Costello and Mason Dixon.

  • CES receives donation to help keep schools clean

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School was recently chosen to receive a donation of 50 canisters of Clorox Disinfecting Wipes to help teachers and students stop the spread of germs during the cold and flu season.