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TCHS Concert Band Distinguished Ratings!

It is my pleasure to congratulate the members of the Taylor Count High School Concert Band and director Stephen Bishop on their recent outstanding performance at the Kentucky Music Educators Association District Performance Assessment Event.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW April 16

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for April 16, 2018.

Governor's Scholar Program GSP Candidates

Congratulations to the TCHS juniors who have been accepted into the prestigious Governor's Scholar Program!

TCHS FFA Greenhouse Opening! Greenhouse Opening

Taylor County High School FFA Greenhouse is pleased to announce their spring bedding plant sale!

 

The greenhouse will open on TUESDAY, April 24th! The greenhouse will be open on weekdays from 9am - 4:30pm through May 18th.

Amnesty Day for Agriculture Chemical Containers and Household Hazardous Waste and Recyclables.

On April 19th at the Taylor County Extension Office the Junior Conservation Board (sponsored by the Taylor County Conservation District and in efforts with the Taylor County Extension Service) will be hosting a Amnesty Day for Agriculture Chemical Containers and Household Hazardous Waste and Recyclables.

Archery State Results Hunter Keith

On Friday, March 30, the TCHS Archery team competed at the State NASP Archery tournament. During this tournament, around 6,500 students from across the state came to show their skills.

Regional FFA Results

On Thursday, March 15th, 2018 Taylor County FFA attended the Regional FFA Day Contest at Lindsey Wilson College and, as usual, the FFA Cardinals represented Taylor County High School amazingly and had an incredible showing. Please see the results below. Those with an asterix will attend the State Contest in June at Rupp Arena!

TCHS Senior Accepted into Air Force Academy Mike Sanford

A huge congratulations to TCHS senior, Mikey Sanford, who has been accepted into the Air Force Academy!

TCHS Eagle Scouts Eagle Scouts

Seven Taylor County High School seniors have earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout!!

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW March 26

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for March 26, 2018.

TCHS Students Receive Top Honors in the KY-All State (Caveland Regional) Art Competition Group Shot

19 artworks were selected for the Regional exhibit out of 200+ entries

TCHS Student of the Week SOTW March 19

Taylor County High School Student of the Week for March 19, 2018

TCHS Students Perform at HOSA State Competition

On Saturday, March 17, 2018, Taylor County High School HOSA students performed at the State Competition.

TCHS Students Attend DECA State Competition

On Monday, March 5, 2018 and Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Taylor County High School students attended the DECA State Competition in Louisville, Kentucky. The following students received second and third place awards.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW March 12

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for March 12, 2018.

17 Acts of Kindness 17 Acts of Kindness

In remembrance of the 17 students killed in Parkland, Florida, last month, Taylor County High School is doing a kindness challenge with their students and staff this week!

TCHS Student Accepted into Brown Fellows at UofL Lexi Raikes

Congratulations to Taylor County High School senior, Lexi Raikes, on being accepted into the prestigious Brown Fellows at the University of Louisville!

Dragster Design Challenge Winner Jacob Porter

Taylor County High School freshman, Jacob Porter, won both events of the Dragster Design Challenge this year.

Future Readiness Fair Session Selection Form
Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Recipient

Congratulations to Taylor County High School ECE Teacher and Virtual Learning Coordinator, Mrs. Jennifer Fitzpatrick

TCHS Archery Team advances to State

On February 23rd and February 24th, the Taylor County High School Archery team participated in and hosted the NASP Regional Tournament, in which 1,355 archers attended.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW February 26

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for February 26, 2018.

National Beta Scholarship Semifinalists Announced

Congratulations to Taylor County High School seniors Lauren Williams and Weston Young! They have been named semifinalists in the National Beta Scholarship Program!

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW February 20

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for February 20, 2018.

First Ever TCHS Mock Trial Team competes in Regionals Mock Trial Team

Taylor County High School’s first ever Mock Trial Team competed in Mock Trial Regionals on Saturday, February 17, 2018 and Sunday, February 18, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky.

2017 Student Life Survey

All Students please click here to complete your 2017 Student Life Survey.

TCHS Student receives Certificate of Merit TCHS senior Weston Young

Congratulations to TCHS senior, Weston Young! Weston received the Certificate of Merit from the National Merit Scholarship Program

Immunizations Immunizations

Eastridge-Phelps Pharmacy will be conducting another vaccination clinic on February 21st at TCPC/TCIS and TCHS.

TCIS Students Learn about Finance from TCHS Students Finance Guidance

Taylor County High School students from Mrs. Patty Rogers’ financial pathway spoke with Taylor County Intermediate School 3rd grade students about Taylor County Bank's Cardinal Financial Center at TCHS.

TCHS Student Art Displayed at KY Center for the Arts Eli Durham

Congratulations to Taylor County High School freshman, Eli Durham!

His artwork was displayed at the Kentucky Center for the Arts on Wednesday, February 7th.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW February 12

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for February 12, 2018.

TCHS Archery

The Taylor County High School Archery Team competed in a tournament February 10th and took home 2nd place honors out of 8 other high school teams.

Taylor County Swimming Region 3 Results

Congrats to the Taylor County Swim Team!

Region 3 Swim Results:

68 TCHS DECA Students Qualify for State! DECA Region 3

On February 7th, 2018, 68 Taylor County High School students competed in the DECA Region 3 Competition at Western Kentucky University.

National FFA Officers visit TCHS National FFA visit

On Thursday, February 8, 2018, Taylor County High School FFA hosted the FFA National Officers who are preparing for next year’s national convention.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW February 5

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for February 5, 2018.

TCHS Beta Club places 2nd at Kentucky State Convention Beta Club

The Taylor County High School Beta Club attended the Kentucky Senior Beta Convention Sunday, January 28, 2018 through Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. TCHS Beta Club placed 2nd in Club Pin design and TCHS Beta Club Show Choir took home 3rd place.

TCHS Academic Team wins District Governor’s Cup District Governor's Cup Champions

On Saturday, January 27, 2018, Taylor County High School hosted the District Governor’s Cup.

The TCHS Academic Team won the District Governor’s Cup Quick Recall Tournament!

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW Jan 29

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for January 29, 2018.

TCHS Healthcare Fair TCHS Healthcare Fair

On Friday, January 26, 2018, Taylor County High School HOSA Club hosted their first annual Healthcare Fair.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW January 22

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for January 22, 2018.

Taylor County Students Help Local Animal Shelter Animal Shelter Fundraiser

Taylor County students studied Public Service Announcements in Mrs. Fleurdelys’ English II class at TCHS

Local Planning Committee

The Local Planning Committee Meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Taylor County Board of Education.

SCHOOL CANCELLED REMAINDER OF THE WEEK

School is cancelled for the remainder of the week. Students make sure you are completing the following:

NO SCHOOL JAN 16

SNOW DAY tomorrow, Tuesday, January 16. Students, please complete Cyber Snow Day #3. 

SCHOOL CLOSED JAN 11th & 12th

School will be closed Thursday, January 11th and Friday, January 12th. 

Summary of Changes to Immunization Regulations

Kentucky Department for Public Health Amended Immunization Regulation

Taylor County Schools Advertisement for Local Facility Planning Committee Business/Community Leaders Representative

101.10: Business/Community Leader Representative: The local board of education shall select the Business/Community Leaders to serve on the Local Planning Committee.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW December 19

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for December 19, 2017.

TCHS Students Advance to State Level of GSP

Congratulations to the following Taylor County High School students who will advance to the state level of competition for the Governors Scholar Program:

INFAC Donates to TCHS Athletic Department INFAC Donation

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, Brian Bland, General Manager of INFAC North America, presented Taylor County High School Athletic Department with a $2,000 donation.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW December 11

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for December 11, 2017. 

Student Recognition Assembly Student Recognition Assembly
One Cross Kids Improves Access to Healthcare Nurses and Nurse Practitioner

A partnership between Taylor County School District and One Cross Medical Clinic has formed One Cross Kids Clinic, a school-based clinic offering health-care provided by three registered nurses and one nurse practitioner. The mission of One Cross Kids is to provide the highest level of healthcare for Taylor County students.

Miller Recognized for State Records Will Miller

TCHS senior, Will Miller, was recognized in between basketball games on Tuesday, December 5th.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW December 4

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for December 4, 2017.

Hands-On Veterinary Experience at TCHS Vet Science Class

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, Ellie, the “fur child” of Misty and Bryan Hafley visited Mrs. Wayne’s vet science class at Taylor County High School.

TCHS FFA & Agriculture Pathway FFA and Agriculture Pathway

TCHS FFA and Agriculture members spoke with 4th grade students about careers in agriculture during guidance lessons with TCIS counselor, Mrs. Parks.

Green River Regional Academic League Tournament Academic Team

Taylor County High School Academic Team competed in the Green River Regional Academic League Tournament on Monday, November 27, 2017, in Adair County.

TCHS Students Attend KYA Conference Rachel Myers

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, members of Taylor County High School Y-Club attended the Kentucky YMCA Youth Assembly Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

TCHS Boys Basketball 2017-2018 Schedule 2017-2018 Schedule

Taylor County High School 2017-2018 Boys Basketball Schedule

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW November 20

Taylor County High School Student of the Week for November 20, 2017

TCIS Students Learn about Culinary Pathway Culinary Pathway

Taylor County High School Culinary Pathway students taught Taylor County Intermediate School students about careers in the food industry.

TCHS Thanksgiving Can Food Drive Thanksgiving Can Food Drive

On Friday, November 17, 2017, Taylor County High School held its 4th annual Thanksgiving Can Food Drive. The event is sponsored by Taylor County FFA and the theme for this year was “Magic CANdom.”

TCHS Band Mid-States Champions! Mid States Champions

On November 4, 2017, Taylor County Band competed in the Class AA Mid-States Band Competition in Miamisburg, OH.

Sing Me Back Home concert Sing Me Back Home

THANK YOU to everyone who came to the Sing Me Back Home concert on Friday, November 10th. With over 300 people in attendance, we are proud to say it was a huge success!!

TCHS Veterans Day Celebration Veterans Day Celebration

On Friday, November 10, 2017, Taylor County High School hosted its annual Veterans Day Celebration. Veterans and their families from surrounding areas were invited to attend.

Poinsettia Sale! Poinsettia Sale

Taylor County FFA is now selling Poinsettias for the upcoming holidays!

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW November 8

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for November 8, 2017

Aunt Jemima visits TCHS

On Friday, November 3, 2017, Nancy Green, “Aunt Jemima, The Pancake Queen,” presented to the Taylor County High School Cardinal Academy

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW October 30

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for October 30, 2017

TCHS FFA recognized as Model of Excellence Model of Excellence

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, Taylor County High School FFA chapter was recognized on stage at the FFA National Convention at Baker's Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. They were recognized as one of only 10 Models of Excellence.

SGT Kyle Cox visits TCHS SGT Kyle Cox

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, SGT Kyle Cox, a former Taylor County High School graduate, was the guest speaker in Ms. Neal and Mrs. Christie's English III classes.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW October 23

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for October 23, 2017.

Central Kentucky Beta Invitational Central KY Beta Invitational

Taylor County High School Beta students competed in the 2017 Central Kentucky Beta Invitational on Thursday, October 19th at Campbellsville University.

TCHS Student Named Semifinalist in 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program Weston Young

Taylor County High School senior, Weston Young, has been named a semifinalist in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW October 16

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for October 16, 2017

Safe Schools Week
Junior Cardinals Cheerleading Junior Cheer Cardinals

Junior Cheerleading Cardinals - practice starts NEXT week, October 17th. Sign up today! 

Cards & Lady Cards Little League Basketball Little League Basketball

Cards and Lady Cards Little League Basketball sign ups begin next week! 

Career Center Community Park Central KY Career Center Community Park

Taylor County School District will be turning the front of the old elementary school into a beautiful park for our community to use. 

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

Congratulations to the following Taylor County High School students. In little over a month, they completed their Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in Microsoft Office Word 2016.

Taylor County Food for America Food for America

On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Taylor County celebrated Food for America. At this event, 3rd graders from Taylor County Intermediate School, Campbellsville Elementary School, and Kentucky Christian Academy are educated on where our food comes from by Taylor County FFA and Career and Technical students

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW Sept 25

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for September 25, 2017.

Taylor County Bank Cardinal Financial Center Grand Opening Grand Opening

On Thursday, September 21, 2017, Taylor County Bank Cardinal Financial Center had their grand opening at the new Taylor County High School, located on Hodgenville Road.

Breakout Activity Breakout

Marketing students in Mrs. Kristin Sexton’s class at Taylor County High School competed in a Breakout Activity using critical thinking skills and teamwork to unlock clues and solve problems.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW September 18

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for September 18, 2017.

2018 Distinguished Young Women of Taylor County DYW

Congratulations to all of our students who competed in the 2018 Distinguished Young Women program on Saturday night!

Taylor County Shirts for Sale!

Taylor County will be selling shirts at the Board Office! 

TCMS Cardinal Academy Art Project

Taylor County Middle School Cardinal Academy partnered with the Taylor County High School Art Department to paint a canvas design using Sharpie Markers and rubbing alcohol. CA Art Project 4

School Facilities Construction Committee Visits TCHS SFCC Visits TCHS

On Wednesday, September 6, 2017 the School Facilities Construction Committee (SFCC) visited Taylor County High School.

TCHS Students of the Week Students of the Week September 11

Taylor County High School Students of the Week for September 11, 2017

TCHS Students Receive Awards at State Fair TCHS Art Students at State Fair

Congratulations to the Taylor County Hight School Art Students who received awards at State Fair.

Hurricane Harvey Donation Hurricane Harvey Donation

THANK YOU to each and every student, parent, teacher, and staff member that brought in items for Hurricane Harvey victims!

Superintendent Roger D. Cook & Taylor County School District Featured in Podcast Podcast

On Thursday, September 7th, Taylor County School District Superintendent Roger D. Cook recorded a podcast with “Education Reimagined,” a popular education movement focused on transforming education for all. Mr. Cook was joined by three Taylor County High School seniors, Lexi Raikes, Lauren Williams, and Weston Young throughout the podcast.

TCHS Students of the Week SOTW September 5

Student of the Week from Taylor County High School for the week of September 5, 2017

Taylor County Schools to Donate Items for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Taylor County School District will be collecting non-perishable items to donate to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey victims. There will be a box to collect items in the front office of each school (TCPC, TCIS, TCMS, TCHS).

Please do not donate any clothing items. 

Extension Office Visits TCHS Culinary Classes

On Tuesday, August 29th, Angie Freeman with the UK Extension Office, taught students in Mrs. Deana Shewmaker’s culinary classes how to make fresh salsa.

TCHS New Student Luncheon New Student Luncheon

On Thursday, August 24th, Taylor County High School hosted a luncheon for newly enrolled students.

PLC Masters of the Wheel

Congratulations to our Masters of the PLC Wheel at TCHS

TCHS Cardinal Corral Competes at KY State Fair

Taylor County High School’s Cardinal Corral placed 2nd in the Junior Chef competition at the Kentucky State Fair on Monday, August 21st.

Opt Out Form for Solar Eclipse

If you would like to opt your student out of viewing Solar Eclipse 2017, please complete the form and return to school on Monday, August 21st. (CLICK READ MORE TO VIEW FORM)

 

TCHS Solar Eclipse Information

TCHS students and staff will be viewing the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21st as an educational event. To view our TCHS Solar Eclipse Plan click the read more button.

Taylor County App Taylor County School District App

Download the new SchoolPointe app for the Taylor County School District! 
It's available on both the Apple and Google stores.

Case Study for Taylor County Schools

Odysseyware Case Study for Taylor County School District

TCHS Students Advance to National FFA Convention

The National FFA released results of national paperwork judging on August 3, 2017.  Congratulations to the following national finalists from Taylor County High School. Taylor County FFA and the individuals listed will compete at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis in October.

TCHS Traffic Flow Plan

Traffic flow pattern for Taylor County High School

TCHS Student Parent Info 2017

TCHS Principal Laura Benningfield with some important information about the upcoming 2017 - 2018 school year.

TC Boys Golf Wins Big Daddy Golf Classic

Taylor County Cardinals Boys Golf Team wins the 2017 David Parsons  "Big Daddy" Cardinal Classic with a Team Score of 297. 

Taylor County FFA Leads 4th of July Parade 4th of July Parade

Taylor County FFA was asked to lead the July 4th parade by holding the Taylor County Bank Banner (official sponsor of the July 4th Parade).

Cooking with Sullivan Chefs Cooking with Sullivan Chefs

Taylor County High School Junior Chef team members, Allie Bailey and Madisen Sullivan, cooked with Sullivan Chefs on Friday, July 21st to help prep for the State Fair Competition.

Both Allie and Madisen will be seniors at TCHS for the 2017-2018 school year.

Taylor County FFA Attends KY FFA Leadership Training Leadership Awards

Taylor County FFA attended the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center for the first week of FFA Camp, June 12th-16th. 20 members gained leadership, communication and teamwork skills throughout the week by going to their officer or committee classes and two chosen special interest classes of their choice.

Board Member Vacancy

The Taylor County School District is currently accepting application to fill a vacant board position.

Surplus Auction

Surplus Auction - Saturday, June 10th @ 9:00 AM

 

Taylor County FFA Members Achieve Success at State FFA Convention! Agriscience Fair Division

The 88th Kentucky FFA State Convention was held June 6th-8th, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Nineteen members of the Taylor County FFA Chapter attended the convention and competed in several competitions and events such as Ag Marketing, Farm Business Management, Middle School Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Impromptu Speeches, and Agriscience Fair Projects.

2017 Forcht Bank Higher Education Scholarship Recipient Micah Franklin

Congratulations to TCHS 2017 Senior Micah Franklin! She is the recipient of the Forcht Bank Higher Education Scholarship.

Taylor County School District Hosts 2nd Annual Personalized Learning Summit Student Parent Panel

On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017, Taylor County School District hosted its second annual personalized learning summit. The event was held at Taylor County High School and over 150 people were in attendance. Teachers and administrators traveled from Tennessee, Michigan, Missouri, South Carolina, Kansas, and Minnesota to gain first-hand experience on this innovative approach to teaching.

TCHS Class Night 2017

The Taylor County High School 2017 graduating class celebrated Class Night on Thursday, May 18th. Students received awards and scholarships throughout the ceremony.

Invitation to Bid on Property & Liability Insurance for 2017-2018 Fiscal Year

Invitation to bid on Property & Liability Insurance for Taylor County Schools Fiscal Year 2017-2018

TCHS Youth Leadership Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Taylor County High School Seniors, Chloe Benningfield and Madison Lauer. Chloe and Madison were recipients of the two Youth Leadership scholarships. Both girls were awarded their $250 scholarship during Class Night on Thursday, May 18th. Students were eligible to apply for the scholarship if they were part of Taylor County Youth Leadership during their junior year. Criteria included GPA, class rank, ACT score, extracurricular activities, and honors and awards.

TCHS College & Career Ready Scholarship Recipient Trevor South

Congratulations to Taylor County High School Senior, Trevor South. Trevor was the recipient of the $1,000 College & Career Ready Scholarship. He was awarded the scholarship during Class Night on Thursday, May 18th. Trevor plans on attending University of Kentucky in August.

TCHS Career Ready Scholarship Recipient Cheyenne Berrier

Congratulations to Taylor County High School Senior, Cheyenne Berrier. Cheyenne was the recipient of the $500 Career Ready Scholarship. She was awarded the scholarship during Class Night on Thursday, May 18th. Cheyenne plans on attending Campbellsville University in August.

TCHS College Ready Scholarship Recipient Amelia Newton

Congratulations to Taylor County High School Senior, Amelia Newton. Amelia was the recipient of the $500 College Ready Scholarship. She was awarded the scholarship during Class Night on Thursday, May 18th. Amelia plans on attending Murray State in August.

Kentucky Department of Education Webcast at Taylor County High School KDE Webcast

On Tuesday, May 16th, the Kentucky Department of Education held their monthly “KY EdTech Leaders Webcast” at Taylor County High School.

Taylor County School District Welcomes Newest Corporate Sponsor TRH Lettering at TCHS

Taylor County School District would like to welcome our newest Corporate Sponsor, Taylor Regional Hospita

Taylor County Superintendent Receives Outstanding Administrator Award KMEA 4th District Outstanding Administrator

Before the board meeting on Tuesday, May 9th, Roger D. Cook, superintendent at Taylor County School District, was presented the Kentucky Music Educators Association 4th District Outstanding Administrator award for 2016-2017 school year. Mr. Jericho McCoy presented him with the award.

TCHS Students Chosen for Governor's Scholar Program GSP Students

Congratulations to the following Taylor County High School juniors who will attend the 2017 Governor’s Scholar Program this summer.

TCHS Art Students Place at Caveland Regional Art Competition Caveland Regional Art Competition

On Wednesday, March 22, Taylor County High School Art Students competed at the Caveland Regional Art Competition in Horse Cave, KY. The students competed against six other schools and over 200 pieces of art. TCHS students took home the most awards from the competition! The results are below.

TCHS DECA Students attend International Conference in California TCHS Deca Students at International Competition

Taylor County High School DECA students attended the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Anaheim, California from April 25th through April 30th. The students competed against 20,000 other students from across the United States, Canada, Guam, China, Puerto Rico, and Spain.