District News

TC Achievement Award Winners - November November Recipients

Congratulations to Taylor County School District’s Achievement Award Winners for November! The four recipients were recognized at the November Board Meeting on Monday, November 12, 2018.

TCHS Veteran's Day Celebration Veteran's Day Program

Taylor County High School hosted its annual Veteran’s Day Program on Friday, November 9, 2018 in Citizens Bank Arena. The student-led program honored local Veterans.

Procedures for School Cancellations/Delays/Early Release 

Procedures for School Cancellations/Delays/Early Release: When inclement weather is in the forecast, the follow procedures will be followed:

Pledge Against Bullying Mr. Higdon Bullying Pledge

Mr. Higdon has taken the Pledge Against Bullying as part of the Kentucky Center for School Safety’s Bullying Prevention Month campaign. He would like to encourage you to take the pledge as well to help keep our schools and students as safe as possible!

NEW Infinite Campus Parent App!

Infinite Campus has launched a NEW APP for parents and students!

Good Behavior & Improved Attendance

This letter was sent to local businesses and we are ready to start working with community members! If interested then please contact the Board of Education for more details.

Central KY Career Academy Central KY Career Academy

IT’S OFFICIAL!! The Central Kentucky Career Academy is open for students in nursing, phlebotomy, and pharmacy tech for Taylor, Campbellsville, and Green County students!!

Lady Cards Little League

Sign Ups for Lady Cards Little League Basketball Now Open! League play starts in November and will continue through January. 

TC Achievement Award Winners - Oct October Recipients

Congratulations to Taylor County School District’s Achievement Award Winners for October! The four recipients were recognized at the October Board Meeting on October 8, 2018.

TCPC Hosts First of Many Workshop Series for the 2018-2019 School Year September Workshop Series

Taylor County Primary Center hosted their first Workshop Series of the school year on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Free dinner and free childcare were provided while parents and guardians attended a workshop on Money Management.

Substitute Bus Drivers Needed!

Taylor County School District is looking for substitute bus drivers.

Availability needs to be from 6:00am until 8:00am and 2:30pm until 4:30pm. 

Superintendent Higdon discusses Project-Based Learning Proposal with TCMS Students Mr. Higdon

On Monday, September 10, 2018, Superintendent Charles Higdon Jr. met with Taylor County Middle School students to discuss their proposal letters regarding raising two calves on the Taylor County School District campus.

TC Achievement Award Winners - August

Congratulations to Taylor County School District’s Achievement Award Winners for August. The four recipients were recognized at the September Board Meeting on September 10, 2018.

Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton visits Taylor County High School Lt. Governor Hampton
TC Achievement Award

We want to share a special way that you can recognize and celebrate those students, staff members, and community partners who are demonstrating excellence, leadership, and service.

Taylor County Student Qualifies for Duke Gifted Program Indica Baker

Indica Baker, an 8th grade student at Taylor County Middle School, was invited to join the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s prestigious 7th Grade Talent Search in May 2018

TCHS Baseball Set to Host Region

Taylor County High School Baseball is set to host Region and they need your help! 

WBKO-TV Visits Taylor County School District Mr. Higdon Interview

On Friday, August 17, 2018, Gene Birk, Anchor/ Managing Editor, and Elon Justice with WBKO-TV from Bowling Green, Kentucky visited Taylor County School District to obtain information for a news story regarding the various safety procedures within our district.

RAME Contracting Co-op Frank Bladen

Taylor County Administrators visited with TCHS senior Frank Bladen on his Co-op site with RAME Contracting, LLC in Springfield, KY today.

District Safety Training Day District Safety Training

On Monday, August 6, 2018, Taylor County School District kicked off the 2018-2019 school year by having their District Safety Training for all teachers, administrators, and staff members.

FREE Breakfast & Lunch for All Students Free Breakfast and Lunch

Taylor County Schools will be participating in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. As part of this program, Taylor County Primary, Intermediate, Middle, and High Schools will offer healthy meals every school day at NO COST to the students

Safety Roundtable Discussion Safety Round Table

Safety is the #1 priority for Taylor Co School District. Today’s Safety Roundtable Discussion was a positive and productive partnership among school officials and local first responders to ensure our campuses are safe and secure learning environments for our students and staff.

Paving Partnership Paving

Day 1 of the paving partnership between Taylor County School District and Mayor Tony Young and the City of Campbellsville. Working together to save taxpayer money and to improve city and county infrastructure.

Taylor County's Junior Conservation Board is the Best in the State for 2017-2018 Junior Conservation Board

The Taylor County Junior Conservation Board attended the State Conference for Conservation Districts on July 9th, 2018 in Owensboro, Kentucky to be recognized as the outstanding Junior Conservation Board in the state of Kentucky. 

Taylor County FFA "United as One" at the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center FFA Leadership Training

On June 11-15th, eighteen members of the Taylor County FFA attended the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center to start preparing for the upcoming school year.

Taylor County FFA Excels at the 89th State FFA Convention Kentucky FFA Convention

On June 5th-7th, 2018 twenty-two members of the Taylor County FFA joined 2900 other FFA members to attend and compete at the State FFA Convention at the Lexington Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Members that attended excelled in their respective contest as well as the overall success of the FFA chapter.

TC Achievement Award - July Sue Dillery

Mrs. Sue Dillery, Taylor County High School Teacher, is the recipient of the Taylor County Achievement Award. She was presented her award at the July Board Meeting on Monday, July 9, 2018.

Scholarship Golf Scramble Recipients

Congratulations to all our students who were this year's recipients of the scholarships funded by Taylor County's Annual Scholarship Golf Scramble! 

TCMS Teacher to Serve as Guest Music Professor in Ecuador Christina Bishop

Taylor County Middle School Music Teacher and Choir Director, Mrs. Christina Bishop, will travel to the Orquesta Sinfonica Cristiana del Ecuador Conservatory of Music in Guayaquil, Ecuador this month for a two-week Summer Residency Program. She will be joining six other members as part of Sacred Winds Ministries’ music academy that works with students of all ages at O.S.C.E.

2018 Educator of the Year Nominee Jenny DeSpain

Congratulations to Taylor County Middle School ECE Teacher, Jenny DeSpain! Ms. DeSpain was recently nominated for the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce 2018 Educator of the Year Award.


A pharmacist from Kroger Green River Plaza will be in the HUB between the middle and primary/intermediate schools on Wednesday, July 11 from 4:30pm-7pm to give Hepatitis A shots to the children who have NOT had their first dose.

Taylor County Scholarship Golf Scramble Citizens Bank and Trust: 3rd Place Team

Taylor County School District hosted its annual Scholarship Golf Scramble on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Campbellsville Country Club. Proceeds from the event go to scholarships for College Ready, Career Ready, College & Career Ready, and Cardinal Academy Leadership students at Taylor County High School. The event brought in over $7,000 to go towards scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year!

TC Band at Disney Disney Picture

Taylor County Band performed on Thursday, May 31st for a capacity crowd in Disney's Magic Kingdom.

Career Signing Day Rame Contracting

It is Career Signing Day at Taylor County High School!

TCHS junior Frank Bladen is presented his Certificate of Acceptance into the Heavy Construction Apprentice Program with Rame Contracting. 

Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Recipient Excellence in Teaching

Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching recipients for Taylor County School District:

Handicap Accessible Swings at TCPC Handicap Swings

Brooke Downey, Taylor County Primary Center 1st Grade Teacher, and Erin Whitlock, Taylor County Primary Center Speech-Language Pathologist, collaborated to write a grant asking for handicap accessible equipment for Taylor County Primary Center’s growing playground. They submitted the grant with assistance of the Adair-Taylor County Shriners to Kosair Charities. In April of 2018, the school was awarded a grant of almost $6,000 to purchase handicap accessible playground equipment.

3D Printing at TCHS 3D Printing Product

Taylor County High School senior, Weston Young, created a replica of Taylor County High School using the 3D Printer donated by Murakami Manufacturing, U.S.A. Inc.

Teacher Appreciation Week Teacher Appreciation


A teacher's workday doesn't end at 3pm. 
Their calendar year doesn't end in May. 
Their impact on a child's future doesn't end when the student graduates from their classroom.

Thank you to all of our teachers for everything you do every single day inside and outside of the classroom!

Community Arts Exhibit

The following Taylor County High School Art Students will have Community Art Exhibits in local banks and businesses May 8 – May 25.

Beauty and the Beast Jr. Beauty and the Beast

Taylor County Cardinal Chorus presents Beauty and The Beast Jr. Public performances will be Thursday, May 3rd and Friday, May 4th at 7:00pm in the evening and Saturday afternoon at 1:00pm in the Roger D. Cook Auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door for $7 for adults and children ages 6+.

Email Migration

Beginning Thursday, April 26th, the email for faculty, staff and students will be migrated to a new email system.  Faculty, staff and students will not have access to email until the project is complete.  Email services will be restored by Monday, April 30th.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Summer Feeding Program Summer Feeding Program

Taylor County Schools will be participating in the Summer Feeding Program during the month of June 2018.

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.

Governor's Scholar Program GSP Candidates

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

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.

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!

TCPC/ TCIS Kitchen Staff Donates Safety Door Kitchen Staff Door Donation

Taylor County Primary Center and Intermediate School Kitchen Staff are donating a safety door! They are challenging the middle school and high school kitchens to do the same!

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!

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.

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 Art Department Hosts Camp RETRO Camp RETRO

On Monday, February 19, 2018, the Taylor County High School Art Department hosted Camp RETRO.

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.

Cardinal Academy Students Attend American Association of Superintendents Conference WonderMedia

Taylor County Intermediate School Cardinal Academy students Madelynn Yates, Riley Cox, Trace Higdon, and Marcus James presented with WonderMedia CEO Terry Thoren and WonderMedia Technician Jason Richards on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the American Association of Superintendents conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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.

TCMS Academic Team District Governor's Cup

Taylor County Middle School Academic Team competed in the District Governor's Cup competition on Jan. 20. There are five students who have advanced to the regional competition on Sat., Feb. 3.

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.

Taylor County Jr Beta attends KY State Convention Campaign Skit - 2nd place

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018 through Friday, February 2, 2018, Taylor County Intermediate School and Taylor County Middle School Jr Beta Clubs attended the Jr Beta Kentucky Convention in Lexington, Kentucky.

TCMS Group Talent 3rd at Jr Beta! Group Talent

Congratulations TCMS Jr. Beta Group Talent! THIRD PLACE at state!

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 Healthcare Fair TCHS Healthcare Fair

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

Local Planning Committee

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


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


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


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

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 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:

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.

Community School Safety Survey

Taylor County School District needs your input as we work together to ensure the safest possible learning environments for all of our students


The Taylor County Board of Education, 1209 East Broadway, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718 will receive sealed bids until 1:00 PM, Thursday, July 19, 2018 for Central Kentucky Career Center sprinkler system and fire alarm system reconnection. At that time bids will be opened and read.   Specifications are available at the office of the superintendent, 1209 East Broadway, Campbellsville, KY  42718 between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.

TCMS Principal Named

Mrs. Sara Tucker, who has been the Interim Taylor County Middle School Principal, has been named the new TCMS Principal!

Taylor County Bus Driver receives Lifetime Service Award Sam Graham

Sam Graham (left), Taylor County School District Bus Driver, recently received the Lifetime Service Award from the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky for 55 years of service transporting students of Taylor County.

TCHS Student Places at National Beta Convention Landon Thomson

Congratulations to Landon Thompson, Taylor County High School student, who placed 9th in the Speech Division II Competition at National Beta Convention in Savannah, Georgia!!

Community School Safety Survey

The Taylor County School District needs your input as we work together to ensure the safest possible learning environments for all of our students.  Please take a few minutes to complete the survey.  Thank you!

TCHS Administrative Changes TCHS Changes

The Taylor County High School Site Base Decision Making Council has recommended to the board for the July 9th Board Meeting Mrs. Jennifer Fitzpatrick as the TCHS Assistant Principal.

They have also recommended Mr. Paul McQueary to serve in a dual role as the Taylor County High School Athletic Director and Taylor County High School Assistant Principal.

We are very excited to work with these new administrative team!!

TCHS SBDM Council Recommends Jon Hall to fill Principal Position Welcome to TCHS

The Taylor County High School Site Base Decision Making Council has unanimously recommended to the board for the TCHS principal position Mr. Jon Hall.

TCIS Jr Beta Attends National Convention Academic Testers

Taylor County Intermediate School Junior Beta attended the National Convention in Savannah, Georgia during the week of Wednesday, June 13, 2018.

TCHS Teacher Named Outstanding Biology Teacher for Kentucky Sue Dillery

Congratulations to Taylor County High School Teacher, Sue Dillery, on being selected as the Outstanding Biology Teacher for Kentucky. Such a great and well-deserved honor!

TCHS Girls Soccer Coach Girls Soccer Coach


TCHS Assistant Dance Coach TCHS Assistant Dance Coach


Summary of Changes to Immunization Regulations

Kentucky Department for Public Health Amended Immunization Regulation