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Education

  • School Menus for May 12-16

    Campbellsville Independent

    May 12-16

    Monday - Mini corn dogs, macaroni and cheese, green beans, mixed fruit, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Sausage, biscuit and gravy, scrambled eggs, baked apples, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Lasagna, garden salad with tomatoes, baby peas, garlic bread, sidekick smoothies, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Bosco pizza sticks with marinara sauce, sweet corn, pineapple tidbits, fruit and milk.

  • CHS students named STLP champs

     

    Nineteen Campbellsville High School Student Technology Leadership students recently returned from state competition at the University of Kentucky, with two named state champions.

    Emily Haley competed in the electronic publishing category, and her products were selected as the best entries in the state. She won first place for college and career readiness cards and second place for the 2014 Distinguished Young Woman program book. Abigail Heineman also worked on the program in last year's STLP class and Haley completed it for this year's program.

  • TCHS students learn about eating healthy, staying fit

     

    Taylor County High School students got to have fun as they learned about the importance of eating healthier and staying physically active at the Fuel Up to Play 60 grant kickoff on April 24.

    Founded by the National Dairy Council and the National Football League, the grant program aims to help young people make healthy choices to ensure proper nutrition and prevent obesity.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 25.

    They are Carli Tackett, Kaylea Neeley and Lane Whitley.

  • TCMS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of April 21.

    They are Ashlee Edwards, Katelyn Pike, Ally Curry, Griffin Hall, Merick Turner and Frank Bladen.

  • Board members award softball fieldhouse bid

    Campbellsville school officials will likely spend a bit more than they planned to build a new softball fieldhouse.

    At a special meeting on Monday afternoon, Campbellsville School Board members voted to accept a bid from Vanhook Enterprises in Somerset to build the facility for $181,300.

    During last month's meeting, members learned that bids for the project came in at quite a bit more than the $151,570 the district allotted for it.

  • TCHS students turn wood into cabinets

     

    When deciding what to do for his capstone project, Taylor County High School senior Cody Berry said he wanted a challenge.

    He and fellow senior Ryan Cox, both students in vocational teacher Bill Shoemaker's wood manufacturing class, decided to build oak gun cabinets.

    "I've had them in class for more than one year in wood shop, so this is not a beginner’s project by no means," Shoemaker said.

  • TCHS greenhouse opens for business

     

    Taylor County High School senior Michala Caulk shows a gazania flower to students in Jennifer Gabehart's and Bonnie Webster's preschool classes at the TCHS FFA Greenhouse.

    The greenhouse is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and offers petunias, ferns, geraniums, tomatoes, peppers and more.

  • TCHS welding team wins first place

     

    Taylor County High School's welding team, which includes students Christopher Whitley, Jessie Hurdt and Mason Arnold, recently won first in welding fabrication at SkillsUSA Kentucky Leadership Conference and Skills Championship in Louisville.

    The students will represent Kentucky and compete at the national level in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 22-28. The team is raising money for its trip.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of April 21.

    They are freshman Cailee Higdon, sophomore Tanner Thompson, junior Brooke Kearney and senior Abe Fair.