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Today's News

  • 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.

  • TCHS students win at national career development event

     

    Taylor County High School's FFA Chapter was one of 44 teams participating in the National FFA Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event.

    The event was hosted in conjunction with the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville.

    The team, led by advisor Ryan Williams, was awarded a bronze emblem.

    Members also competed for individual awards with 171 other participants.

    Allison Brockman received a silver emblem and Alexandra Zimmerman, Kyle Dockery and Bradshaw Smoot received bronze emblems.

  • TCHS FFA members named national finalists

    Taylor County High School FFA members Tyler Bush and Rachel Hinton were recently named national finalists in the 2014 National FFA Agriscience Fair at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo on Oct. 29-Nov. 1 in Louisville.

    Hinton finished 17th in environmental services/natural resource systems division 2. Bush finished 16th in the same category, division 1.

    They both received bronze medals.

  • TCES releases honor roll

    Taylor County Elementary School recently released its fourth- and fifth-grade honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Fourth Grade