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CHS fishing team competes

 

Campbellsville High School fishing team recently competed at Green River Lake.

 

This year’s team is the largest in program history, with 11 members.

 

The team competed with two boats on Saturday, March 30.

 

CHS fishing team members who recently competed at Green River Lake are, from left, boat captain and CMS teacher Steven Gumm, freshman Brandon Pittman, seventh-grader Ashton Davis, eighth-grader Levi Dicken, seventh-grader Chris Milby and boat captain and fishing coach Richard Dicken.

CMS, CHS students learn to play hockey

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are learning to play hockey.

 

In Dale Estes’s physical education class, students play games each day to learn new skills and to play as a team.

 

Recently, students began learning to play hockey.

 

From left, CMS eighth-graders Mary Russell, Antaya Epps and Jade Wheeler run for the ball.

CMS Beta Club to host bake sale

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club will host a bake sale to raise money to attend national convention this summer.

 

Beta students placed in six areas at the state convention this year, and those students all advance to compete at the national level.

 

The bake sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, at Kroger in Green River Plaza from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

CMS National Beta

CMS students prepare for end of school year

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are preparing for the end of the school year.

 

CMS has planned several special activities for students.

 

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CMS Beta Club hosts fundraiser at Hord Landscapes

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club is hosting a fundraiser at Hord Landscapes to raise money to attend national convention this summer.

 

Beta students placed in six areas at the state convention this year, and those students all advance to compete at the national level.

 

The club will receive a portion of sales on any mulch sold at Hord Landscapes on Thursday, April 25, Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27.

 

Hord Landscapes

CIS bus driver receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools bus driver Paul Nuckols received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 15.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith honors three Change Award winners each month, including a certified and classified employee and a community member.

 

Nuckols received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CIS bus driver Paul Nuckols with the classified Change Award.

CMS art students learn about watercolors

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned how to use watercolor paints.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s classes talked about how artists use different types of brushes and paints.

 

CMS sixth-grader Kaleb Miller paints.

CMS students to attend Rogers Explorers program

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Leigh Hicks and Mikaela Scharbrough have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

 

The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science and community service.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Mikaela Scharbrough, bottom, and Leigh Hicks have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

CMS Beta Club seeks community support

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club is asking for community support to attend national convention this summer.

 

Beta students placed in six areas at the state convention this year, and those students all advance to compete at the national level.

 

To help the club raise money to attend nationals, sponsorships are now available.

 

Five levels are available, ranging from $25 to $150.

 

CMS National Beta

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of April 8.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extracurricular activities.

 

A male and female student in each grade level receive the honor each week.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of April 8 are, from left, sixth-graders Dakota Broyles and Rowan Petett, seventh-grader Leo Lamer and eighth-graders Dakota Slone and Levi Dicken. Absent from the photo is seventh-grader Piper Ritchie.

CMS cheerleading tryouts set for April 24, 25 and 26

 

Campbellsville Middle School cheerleading tryouts have been scheduled for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

There will be a parent meeting on Tuesday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the CMS media center.

 

Tryouts will be from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, Thursday, April 25, and Friday, April 26, at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium.

 

Cheerleading

CIS students take trip to Hawaii

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools students recently took a spring break trip to Hawaii.

 

Campbellsville High School computer science teacher Sonya Kessler led the trip, which was a tour with Education First.

 

CIS students took the trip with Nelson County students.

 

CIS students took an Education First tour of Hawaii during spring break. From left are CHS computer science teacher Sonya Kessler, Kristen Wheatley, CES kindergartener Jameson Stillwell, CHS freshman Jayden Murphy, Jeremy Stillwell, Kathy Davis and CMS seventh-grader Ethan Murphy.

CMS hosts after-school study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently hosted free after-school study sessions to help students with course work and upcoming K-PREP tests.

 

Students stayed after school to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects, use school computers, receive K-PREP testing help and more.

 

CMS seventh-graders Thomas Lucas, at left, and Nathan McFarland build a wind-powered car.

Tracey Rinehart to teach at Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

 

Tracey Rinehart

CMS, CHS track teams compete

 

Campbellsville middle and high school track teams recently competed at LaRue and Taylor counties.

 

At the Taylor County meet on Thursday, March 21, the girls’ and boys’ teams each finished in fourth place.

 

The CMS track team competed in LaRue County on Tuesday, March 26.

 

Overall, the girls’ and boys’ teams each finished in fifth place.

 

CHS sophomore Jeffrey Sustaita takes off.

Tyler Hardy to teach at Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

 

iEagle Tyler Hardy

CMS students visit bookmobile

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently visited the Taylor County Public Library bookmobile and checked out some good books to read.

 

Sarah Hampton, outreach librarian, brought the bookmobile to the CMS campus recently to let students take a look around.

 

CMS seventh-graders Gregory Burton, at left, and Ethan Cox browse books on the bookmobile.

CMS students learn about warfare

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently learned about the American Revolution and different types of warfare.

 

Students in Robbilyn Speer’s classes discussed the revolution and the Declaration of Independence.

 

The students learned about gentlemen and guerilla warfare, and compared the two.

 

CMS eighth-graders take on their classmates in gentlemen warfare with paper wads. From left are Sean Mings, Brooklyn Davis, Kailey Lozano and J.T. Washington.

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Students who have GPAs ranging from 3.0 to 4.0 are included in the list.

 

Eagle Academics

CMS students learn about the American Revolution

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently learned about the American Revolution.

 

Students in Robbilyn Speer’s classes discussed the revolution and played tug of war to symbolize the battle between the British and the colonists.

 

CMS eighth-graders Kanon Durham, at left, and Cameron Mahan lead their team as they play tug of war.

Katie Campbell to teach at Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

 

iEagle Katie Campbell

CMS, CHS students exhibit artwork

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are displaying their artwork in an exhibit at the Taylor County Public Library.

 

In honor of March being recognized as Youth Art Month, the library is hosting an exhibit of artwork made by Campbellsville Middle School advanced art students and Campbellsville High School Advanced Placement art students.

 

The library hosted a reception for the students on Thursday, March 21.

 

CMS and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris discusses artwork with CHS teacher Cheryl Dicken.

CMS choir students prepare for spring concert

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir students are preparing for their spring show.

 

CMS choir will present “Through the Decades” on Sunday, April 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

CMS choir director Jessica Floyd leads her students as they learn the lyrics to “Lean On Me.” From left are eighth-graders Zeke Bell, Konner Forbis and Bryce Newton.

CHS welding students begin fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School welding students are making personalized nameplates to raise money.

 

CHS students attend welding classes at the Green County Area Technology Center.

 

As a fundraiser, the CHS and other welding students are making metal nameplates for $10.

 

Campbellsville High School welding students are making personalized nameplates to raise money.    CHS students attend welding classes at the Green County Area Technology Center.    As a fundraiser, the CHS and other welding students are making metal nameplates for $10.

CES supper feeding program grows

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s supper feeding program now feeds nearly 300 students each day.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools students are receiving a free breakfast, lunch and supper.

 

Board of Education members recently created a free supper feeding program at CES, to coincide with after-school enrichment programs.

 

The program began on Monday, March 4, and 158 meals were served.

 

CES food service worker Bobbi Faulkner serves kindergartener Avery Martin and her classmates during supper feeding.

CMS/CHS yearbook on sale now

 

Orders are now being taken for the Campbellsville middle and high school yearbook.

 

Yearbooks will be delivered in early August.

 

Cost is $40, if ordered before spring break.

 

Yearbooks

CHS Y Club hosts canned food drive

 

Campbellsville High School Y Club recently sponsored a canned food drive at Campbellsville middle and high schools.

 

The drive was part of junior Zaria Cowan’s service project.

 

Cowan is running for the secretary general office at this year’s KUNA conference.

 

In all, 107 cans were collected and will be donated to the Taylor County Food Pantry.

 

CHS junior Zaria Cowan organized a canned food drive for the Campbellsville High School Y Club. In all, 107 cans were collected and will be donated to the Taylor County Food Pantry.

CMS/CHS volleyball banquet set for Thursday, April 25

 

Campbellsville middle and high school volleyball teams will host a banquet to celebrate this year’s successes.

 

The banquet will be Thursday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria.

 

This year’s CMS team featured four eighth-grade players, including Amelia Christie, Antaya Epps, BreAnna Humphress and Dakota Slone.

 

And the CHS team featured four seniors, including Natalie Caldwell, Samantha Mason, Salena Ritchie and Tatem Wiseman.

 

Eagle Volleyball

Hannah Jones to teach at Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Students who apply and are accepted will attend classes at the iEagle campus, which will be located at Campbellsville Middle School.

 

iEagle is open to students in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades.

 

Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

 

 

iEagle Jones

CIS to open Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Students who apply and are accepted will attend classes at the iEagle campus, which will be located at Campbellsville Middle School.

 

iEagle is open to students in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning. The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August. Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including, from left, lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

CMS students become inventors

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently became inventors.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students recently created their own inventions using a fictional natural resource.

 

Students portrayed scientists living in Wakanda, where vibranium is the greatest natural resource.

 

CMS seventh-grader Hunter Falls, at left, and eighth-grader Adrianna Sluder use tinfoil and pipe cleaners to make their invention.

CHS track teams finish seventh

 

Campbellsville High School track teams finished in seventh place at the first meet of the season on Wednesday, March 13, in Green County.

 

Several track team members fared well in their individual events.

 

CHS senior track team members are, from left, Natalie Caldwell, Davon Cecil, Ian McAninch, Joe Pipes, Evan McAninch, Charlie Pettigrew, Daesean Vancleave and Christa Riggs. Absent from the photo is senior Tristan Johnson.

CIS superintendent to be featured on ‘Dialogue on Public Issues’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith will appear on an upcoming episode of Campbellsville University’s television show “Dialogue on Public Issues.”

 

John Chowning, executive assistant to the president for government, community and contingent relations, hosts the show.

 

Smith will discuss the academic programs offered at CIS, including some new plans for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, will appear on an upcoming episode of Campbellsville University’s television show “Dialogue on Public Issues,” with host John Chowning, executive assistant to the president for government, community and contingent relations.

CMS hosts after-school study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School is hosting free after-school study sessions to help students with course work and upcoming K-PREP tests.

 

Students can stay after school to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects, use school computers, receive K-PREP testing help and more.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins laughs as she and her classmates pet a pig. The pig was brought to school after students studied a reading passage about pigs.

CIS makes calendar changes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ officials have made changes to the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

After spring break, students will attend class each Friday until 3 p.m.

 

CIS Calendar 2018-2019 Update

Car dealership receives Change Award

 

Don Franklin car dealership received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 11.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith honors three Change Award winners each month, including a certified and classified employee and a community member.

 

Don Franklin Family of Dealerships received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Don Franklin, represented by employee Joe Lee, with the classified Change Award.

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Paige Cook received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 11.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith honors three Change Award winners each month, including a certified and classified employee and a community member.

 

Cook received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CMS teacher Paige Cook with the certified Change Award.

CES cafeteria manager receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Cafeteria Manager Shelly Wilson received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 11.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith honors three Change Award winners each month, including a certified and classified employee and a community member.

 

Wilson received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CES Cafeteria Manager Shelly Wilson with the classified Change Award.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of March 4.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extracurricular activities.

 

A male and female student in each grade level receive the honor each week.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of March 4 are, from left, sixth-graders Chase Gabehart and Averi Perkins, seventh-graders Luke McDonald and Jasper Wright and eighth-grader Aden Young. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Bre Humphress.

CMS volleyball teams play in CKMSAC tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently played in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament to end the season.

 

Sixth-graders defeated Russell County in the first round, by a score of 2-1, to advance to semifinals.

 

CMS took on Green County in the semifinals, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS sixth-graders Anna Floyd, at left, and Keeley Dicken dive for the ball.

CMS volleyball team defeats Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Casey County.

 

Seventh- and eighth-grade squads won their matches.

 

The sixth-grade players battled, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS eighth-grader Antaya Epps and seventh-grader Chloe Thompson hug after their win.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School celebrated National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Events began Monday, March 4, and concluded Friday, March 8.

 

Students dressed up each day, and the club hosted a service project.

 

CMS students dress for their future careers on Career Day.

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

Campbellsville High School students are hosting shows on three local radio stations to spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

News Team members are working with local radio stations Q-104, K-Country and WLCU to deliver news about CIS to the Taylor County community.

 

CHS junior Zoe McAninch talks on Q-104 radio station about what’s happening at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Thursday, March 7, was Team Thursday, with students dressing for Jersey Day.

 

CMS students dress in jerseys for Team Thursday.

CMS art students participate in Google competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently participated in a competition to design a logo for the Google company.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s art class competed in the Doodle for Google competition.

 

For their entries, students were asked to think about what they hope for when they get older.

 

CMS seventh-graders CheyAnn Edwards, at left, and Brooklyn Mays discuss their ideas for the Doodle for Google contest.

CMS, CHS archers qualify for state tournament

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery team members recently competed at National Archery in the Schools Program regional competition, and seven have advanced to the state level.

 

At the regional competition, the CHS team scored its highest overall score this season, at 3,127 points.

 

The CMS also team scored its personal best, at 2,892.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery team members recently competed at National Archery in the Schools Program regional competition, and seven have advanced to the state level. From left, front, are seventh-graders Hunter Falls and Braelyn Price and eighth-grader Seth Hash. Back, CHS freshman MaCayla Falls, junior Aleah Knifley, sophomore Colin Harris and junior Cole Kidwell.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Wednesday, March 6, was Watch Us Serve Wednesday, with students dressing for Inspiration Day. Students dressed as someone who inspires them.

 

CMS students dress as those who inspire them for Watch Us Serve Wednesday.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Tuesday, March 5, was Take Pride Tuesday, with students dressing for Purple and Gold Day.

 

CMS students dress in purple and gold for Take Pride Tuesday.

CMS students make cell models

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students are studying plant and animal cells.

 

As an activity, students recently made their own cell models.

 

In Jan Speer’s class, sixth-graders are learning the different parts of plant and animal cells, and discussed their similarities and differences.

 

CMS sixth-graders, from left, Destiny Milby, Will Wooley and Chase Gabehart talk about their model with teacher Jan Speer.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Monday, March 4, was Multiply Your Reach Monday, with students dressing for Nerd Day.

 

CMS staff members dress as nerds for Multiply Your Reach Monday.

CES teachers compete in door decorating contest as part of Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will celebrate Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events will begin on Monday, March 4, and end Friday, March 8.

 

As part of the week, teachers have decorated their classroom doors for a contest.

 

Photos of the doors have been posted on the Campbellsville Independent Schools Facebook Page.

 

The door with the most “likes” will win.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School teachers are competing in a Dr. Seuss door decorating contest. The door receiving the most “likes” via the Campbellsville Independent Schools Facebook Page will win.

CES to auction gift baskets as part of Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will celebrate Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events will begin on Monday, March 4, and end Friday, March 8.

 

As part of the week, teachers have created gift baskets to auction.

 

The baskets will be auctioned via the Campbellsville Independent Schools Facebook Page.

 

This is one of several gift baskets up for auction as part of Read Across America Week at Campbellsville Elementary School. The minimum bid for each basket is $25. All proceeds will benefit CES.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 25.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 25 are sixth-grader Aidan Phillips, seventh-graders Nathan McFarland and Hennessy Smith and eighth-graders Asia Barbour and Chris Clark.

CMS students practice multiplication

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are sharpening their multiplication skills.

 

Exceptional education teacher Chop Bridgewater helps students each day learn math and reading skills.

 

CMS exceptional child educator Chop Bridgewater helps sixth-grader Tyler Haulk with a multiplication problem.

CMS students take learning outside

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders recently took their learning outside.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s language arts class, students are reading “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton.

 

In the story, Ponyboy has a strong connection to sunsets.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins talks to sixth-grader Aidan Phillips about his sunset.

CMS choir students to present ‘Through the Decades’

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir students are preparing for their spring show.

 

CMS choir will present “Through the Decades” on Sunday, April 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

CMS Choir

CMS eighth-grade volleyball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade volleyball players were recently recognized.

 

The players were honored before their last home game of the season, a match vs. Casey County on Tuesday, Feb. 26.c

 

CMS eighth-grade volleyball players were honored recently for their dedication to their team. From left are assistant coach Ashlyn Flock, Antaya Epps, BreAnna Humphress, head coach Shajuana Ditto, Dakota Slone, Amelia Christie and assistant coach Cody Jones.

CMS, CHS students host poetry café

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are writing poetry and recently presented their work to their classmates.

 

In their English classes, Tyler Hardy’s students are asked to write several types of poems, including slam poems, I Am poems, haikus, Where I’m From poems, lyric poems and more.

 

After their poems were finished, students presented them in a Poetry Café setting.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Weston Mattingly reads his poetry.

CMS students learn about career paths

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently talked about preparing for their future careers.

 

Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch recently talked to students about why it’s important to think about what they want to be when they become adults.

 

She discussed several career paths with students, and they took a quiz to see which one might fit them the best.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch talks to eighth-graders Mary Russell, at left, and Seth Hash about their career quizzes.

CIS releases calendar for 2019-2020

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has released its calendar for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

The first day of class will be Wednesday, Aug. 14.

 

Calendar 2019-2020

CMS students battle in dodgeball games

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are working to become stronger, faster and healthier in their physical education classes.

 

Each day in Campbellsville middle and high school teacher Dale Estes’s physical education classes, students stretch their muscles, do exercises and more to have fun and get some exercise.

 

CMS seventh-grader Ethan Cox catches a dodgeball.

CES to begin supper feeding program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will soon receive a free breakfast, lunch and supper.

 

Campbellsville Board of Education members recently created a free supper feeding program for the school, to coincide with the school’s after-school enrichment programs.

 

The program will begin on Monday, March 4, pending state approval.

 

CES

CMS volleyball team defeats Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently took on Russell County.

 

The sixth-grade squad got a win.

 

Seventh- and eighth-grade squads battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CMS seventh-grader Braelyn Price hits the ball.

CMS volleyball team defeats Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Metcalfe County.

 

Sixth-graders won their match by a score of 2-1.

 

Seventh- and eighth-graders battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CMS sixth-grader Dezarae Washington hits the ball.

CMS volleyball team takes on Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently took on Green County.

 

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade squads battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chloe Thompson, at left, and sixth-grader Miley Hash go for the ball.

CMS volleyball team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Hart County.

 

CMS seventh-graders won their match by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS eighth-grader BreAnna Humphress hits the ball.

CMS volleyball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

Seventh-graders won their match by a score of 2-0.

 

Set scores were 21-15 and 21-19.

 

CMS sixth-graders Jaclyn Jackson, at left, and Miley Hash go for the ball.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently took on Hart County.

 

In the sixth-grade match up, CMS lost by a score of 20-27.

 

Sixth-grader Rowan Petett and Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Cayton Lawhorn led their team, adding five points each.

 

CMS eighth-grader Chase Hord protects the ball.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 11.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 11 are, from left, sixth-grader Jacob DeBrot, seventh-grader Isaac Roddy and eighth-graders Konner Forbis and Elizabeth Lopez. Absent from the photo are sixth-grader Kaylyn Lawson and seventh-grader Allison Sumners.

CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted student-led conferences on Thursday, Feb. 7.

 

During the conferences, students discussed midterm grades with their parents and teachers.

 

About 100 students attended.

 

CMS teacher Steven Gumm talks with seventh-grader Daniel Caton and his mother Tina Dishman during student-led conferences.

Bus driver receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools bus driver Stuart Hughes received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 11.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith honors three Change Award winners each month, including a certified and classified employee and a community member.

 

Hughes received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CIS bus driver Stuart Hughes with the classified Change Award.

CMS student wins state Beta office

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Chloe Thompson was recently elected to a state office at the Kentucky Junior Beta convention.

 

Several other students won awards and advance to compete at the national convention this summer.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chloe Thompson delivers her campaign speech.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 4.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 4 are, from left, sixth-grader Katon Cox, seventh-graders K.J. Forbis and Lance Knifley and eighth-graders Ronin Smith and Karlee Rakel. Absent from the photo is sixth-grader Piper Maggard.

Bobby Brockman to be inducted into Hall of Fame

 

The late Bobby Brockman will be inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame.

 

Fifth Region Athletic Director’s Association members unanimously voted to induct Brockman, to represent all 18 schools in the fifth region.

 

CHS will recognize Brockman on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at half time of the boys’ varsity game vs. Green County. The night begins with the girls’ match up at 6 p.m.

 

A reception for Brockman will be hosted in the cafeteria at the conclusion of the game.

 

Bobby Brockman

Board of Education member to be inducted into Hall of Fame

 

Campbellsville Board of Education member Mitch Overstreet has been chosen as this year’s Campbellsville High School inductee into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame.

 

CHS will recognize Overstreet on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at half time of the boys’ varsity game vs. Green County. The night begins with the girls’ match up at 6 p.m.

 

A reception for Overstreet will be hosted in the cafeteria at the conclusion of the game.

 

Mitch Overstreet

CMS academic team members advance to state competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members competed in Region Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Feb. 2, and two students are advancing to state competition.

 

Kayden Birdwell, a seventh-grader, is the region champion in science.

 

Eighth-grader Haylee Allen finished second in composition.

 

The CMS future problem solving team finished in third place, narrowly missing advancing to state.

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members competed in Region Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Feb. 2, and two students are advancing to state competition. Kayden Birdwell, at left, a seventh-grader, is the region champion in science. Eighth-grader Haylee Allen finished second in composition.

CMS students learn about high school

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning about what it will take to be successful in high school.

 

Eighth-graders recently met with CHS Principal Weston Jones, Guidance Counselor Richard Dooley and College and Career Readiness Counselor Dee Doss.

 

Jones, Dooley and Doss talked to students about the expectations when attending high school, and what classes they will need to take to graduate on time.

 

From left, CHS Guidance Counselor Richard Dooley, College and Career Readiness Counselor Dee Doss and Principal Weston Jones talk to CMS eighth-graders about what they can expect when attending high school.

CMS art students practice drawing

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently practiced their drawing skills.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are learning the elements of art.

 

CMS seventh-grader Dakota Tungate draws.

CMS bill signed into law at KYA, advisor inducted into Hall of Fame

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were honored with several awards at the Kentucky Youth Assembly session on Dec. 3 and 4.

 

The school’s Kentucky YMCA Youth Association chapter attended the annual program, which allows students to serve as a part of a model state government.

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were honored with several awards at the Kentucky Youth Assembly session on Dec. 3 and 4.

CMS football team hosts ‘Hoops to Help Homeless’

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently hosted a “Hoops to Help Homeless” shootout.

 

Several local youth basketball teams participated.

 

Teams paid entry fees to play, but also donated canned food items to be donated to the Taylor County Food Pantry.

 

CMS football head coach Aaron Webb donates canned food items collected at his team’s “Hoops to Help Homeless” shootout to Taylor County Food Pantry. Pictured with him are Jackie Cherrnay, at left, and Shirley Cheatham of Green River Ministries.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Jan. 21.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Jan. 21 are, from left, sixth-grader Dannielle Wemhoner, seventh-grader Tracey Thompson and eighth-graders Alysa Howard and Josh Simpson. Absent from the photo are sixth-grader Mason Fisher and seventh-grader Jordan Gabehart.

CMS students practice graphing

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning how to graph numbers.

 

In LeeAnn Grider’s sixth-grade classes, students are practicing plotting points on a number graph.

 

As an activity, students used a life-size graph to practice, with themselves as the points.

 

CMS sixth-grader Vallie Houk plots a point on a life-size graph, with help from teacher LeeAnn Grider.

CMS concert band students prepare for assessment

 

Campbellsville Middle School concert band students are preparing for upcoming assessments.

 

Each year, the CMS concert band performs as part of the Kentucky Music Educators Association concert band assessment.

 

The band will perform in several weeks and is preparing several pieces for the concert.

 

CMS seventh-grader Nathan McFarland plays percussion.

CMS art students practice coloring

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are practicing their coloring techniques.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are learning about the elements of art.

 

To begin their studies, students were asked to practice their coloring.

 

CMS sixth-grader Bronson Cox colors.

CMS students use media center for classes, projects

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are getting ahead by taking virtual classes in their media center.

 

Each day, students use the media center computers to complete schoolwork online, and will eventually complete courses for credit.

 

CMS eighth-graders Ronin Smith, at left, and Camren Vicari check out books with media specialist Shannon Hughes.

CMS academic team advances to region competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team competed in District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Jan. 19, and, as a result, several students now advance to region competition.

 

Overall, CMS finished in third place.

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team competed in District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Jan. 19, and, as a result, several students now advance to region competition. The team also won the humanitarian award. CMS academic team members are, from left, front, seventh-graders Nathan McFarland and Isaac Garrison and sixth-grader Zeke Harris. Second row, eighth-grader Karlee Rakel, seventh-graders Angelica Seng, Layla Steen and Kayden Birdwell, eighth-graders Haylee Allen and Whitney Frashure and coach Debbie Edwards. Back, seventh-grader Brianna Dobson, coach Steven Gumm and eighth-grader Mikaela Scharbrough.

CMS boys’ basketball team defeats Saint Augustine

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently defeated Saint Augustine.

 

In the sixth-grade match up, CMS won by a score of 35-15.

 

CMS seventh-graders won by a score of 36-28.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Cayton Lawhorn dribbles.

CMS, CHS archery teams compete in Bullseye tournament

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery teams recently competed in the John Hardin New Year Bullseye tournament and brought home several awards.

 

The teams finished with their highest scores of the year.

 

From left, CMS eighth-grader Blake Tungate, seventh-grader Lance Knifley, sixth-grader Kaylyn Lawson and CHS freshman Isaac Underwood shoot.

Board of Education members receive Change Award

 

Campbellsville Board of Education members Pat Hall, Suzanne Wilson, Angie Johnson, Mitch Overstreet and Barkley Taylor received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 14.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith honors three Change Award winners each month, including a certified and classified employee and a community member.

 

Board members received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honored Board of Education members with the community Change Award. From left are Board member Mitch Overstreet, Board Chair Pat Hall, Board Vice Chair Suzanne Wilson and Board members Angie Johnson and Barkley Taylor.

FRYSC volunteer receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council member Kathleen Fletcher received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 14.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith honors three Change Award winners each month, including a certified and classified employee and a community member.

 

Fletcher received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors Campbellsville FRYSC Advisory Council member Kathleen Fletcher with the community Change Award.

Family resource, youth services centers to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services centers will host volunteer training on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 3:30 p.m.

 

The training will be at the Youth Services Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School.

 

CIS

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Jan. 7.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Jan. 7 are, from left, sixth-graders Zeke Harris and Kyra Parker, seventh-graders Jaylie Moore and Devin Kinser and eighth-graders Aubrey Young and Aiden Humphress.

CMS eighth-grade basketball players, cheerleaders honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade boys’ basketball players and cheerleaders were honored during the last home game of the season on Thursday, Jan. 10.

 

The players and cheerleaders were recognized during the team’s game vs. Hart County.

 

CMS boys’ basketball eighth-grade players are honored for their dedication and commitment to their team. They are, from left, front, Chase Hord, Deondre Weathers and Konner Forbis. Back, Bryce Newton, J.T. Washington, assistant coach Allen Costley, Kaydon Taylor, Keondre Weathers, Ronin Smith, head coach Joseph Taylor, Camren Vicari and Zamar Owens.     CMS eighth-grade cheerleaders are honored for their dedication and commitment to their squad. From left are Whitney Frashure sponsor Ashleigh Lewis and Mikaela Scharbrough.

CMS art students make miniature hats

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made their own miniature toboggans out of yarn.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students learned how to thread yarn around small pieces of cardboard to make miniature hats.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chloe Thompson, at left, and sixth-grader Vallie Houk make their hats.

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Students who have GPAs ranging from 3.0 to 4.0 are included in the list.

 

Eagle Academics

CMS art students complete final project

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently completed their final project of the semester.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students were asked to choose a set of eyes from some examples and create a character based on those eyes.

 

CMS eighth-grader Aviona Smith draws her character.

January is School Board Recognition Month

 

Kentucky is once again observing the month of January as School Board Recognition Month.

 

As superintendent, and on behalf of the parents, students, staff members and all community partners, I want to thank Pat Hall, Angie Johnson, Barkley Taylor, Mitch Overstreet and Suzanne Wilson.

 

Board of Education members

CMS students learn about Christmas traditions around the world

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grade students recently learned about holiday traditions from around the world.

 

Andrea Gribbins’s sixth-grade language arts students recently spent several days researching information for a presentation.

 

Students formed pairs and were assigned a country to research.

 

CMS sixth-graders Morgan Spears, at left, and Anna Floyd present about celebrating Christmas in Italy.

CMS to host after-school study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School will once again host free after-school study sessions to help students with course work and upcoming K-PREP tests.

 

The sessions will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on several upcoming early-release Fridays.

 

Eagle Academics

CMS eighth-graders celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently had fun celebrating Christmas together, thanks to some community members.

 

Paige Cook’s and Robbilyn Speer’s students received some special treats.

 

Cook’s and Speer’s students were “adopted” for the holiday, with anonymous community leaders donating money to purchase Christmas gifts and special snacks.

 

CMS eighth-grade students open their Christmas gifts, donated by local community members. From left are Dakota Slone, Alexis Byers, Mary Russell, Jade Wheeler and Deondre Weathers.

CMS students compete in Christmas tree challenge

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders recently competed in a Christmas tree challenge.

 

In Jan Speer’s class, students divided into teams to build the tallest Christmas tree possible.

 

Students could only use gum drops and spaghetti to create their trees.

 

CMS sixth-graders Kenya Bridgewater, at left, and Lilyan Murphy build their Christmas tree.

CMS art students paint clay pieces

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned how to work with clay.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students discussed how artists use clay to make many different objects.

 

Students learned how to shape their clay, and how to use tools to create designs.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kanon Durham paints his pottery.

CIS presents ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students recently created the sounds of Christmas.

 

CIS presented its annual “Christmas Spectacular” concert in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Music ensembles from Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools performed, including the CES fourth-grade instrument ensemble, CES honors vocal ensemble, CMS and CHS band and the CES, CMS and CHS choirs.

 

CES choir director Cyndi Chadwick sings with her choir members.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently hosted Taylor County.

 

The CMS players battled hard, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

CMS eighth-grader Keondre Weathers protects the ball.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

The CMS players battled hard, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Carson Mills drives to the basket.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently took on Adair County.

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

CMS sixth-grader Rowan Petett dribbles.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently took on Russell County.

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

CMS seventh-grader Tashaun Hart looks for a teammates.

CMS art students learn about making sets

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning about making sets.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students recently discussed how sets are made for theatrical productions.

 

From left, CMS seventh-graders Jovi Bowen, Ethan Murphy and Leo Lamer paint a snowman photo backdrop.

CMS science students build atomic elements

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently had fun building their own atomic elements.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students are studying the elements that make up the periodic table.

 

As a project, students chose an element and researched it.

 

CMS eighth-graders Haylee Allen delivers her presentation about oxygen as classmate Deondre Weathers holds her poster.

CMS students have fun at Christmas dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School students had fun at a Christmas dance on Wednesday, Dec. 19.

 

About 40 students attended.

 

Students enjoyed dancing together, eating snacks and socializing.

 

CMS sixth-graders Lilyan Murphy, at left, and Keeley Dicken dance with their friends.

CMS students shop with AR points

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently took their Accelerated Reader points shopping.

 

Accelerated Reader is a motivational program used to help students develop reading skills.

 

CMS seventh-graders Ethan Murphy, at left, and Diego Noyola shop at the AR store.

CMS archery team wins awards

 

Campbellsville Middle School archery team recently competed and brought home several awards.

 

The team competed at Central Hardin High School on Friday, Dec. 15.

 

In the middle school division, seventh-grader Braelyn Price finished in first place out of 112 archers, scoring a 281 out of 300.

 

Hunter Falls, also a seventh-grader, placed second in the boys’ division and third overall in the tournament, with a score of 274.

 

Campbellsville Middle School archery team recently competed and brought home several awards. Hunter Falls, at left, a seventh-grader, placed second in the boys’ division and was third overall. Braelyn Price, also a seventh-grader, at right, finished in first place. Chris Kidwell, center, is the archery coach.

CHS archery team wins at first-ever shoot

 

Campbellsville High School archery team recently competed at its first-ever shoot, and brought home several awards.

 

The team competed at Taylor County on Friday, Nov. 30.

 

In the high school division, CHS freshman MaCayla Falls finished in third place overall, with a score of 285 out of 300.

 

In the middle school division, seventh-grader Hunter Falls placed first, with a score of 279 out of 300.

 

CHS freshman Adin Hunt takes aim.

CMS staff members celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Middle School staff members recently celebrated Christmas together.

 

Staff members enjoyed a lunch recently and spent time fellowshipping.

 

In this year’s Christmas sweater contest, teacher Paige Cook won first place.

 

CMS eighth-grade teachers Robbilyn Speer, at left, and Paige Cook pose in their Christmas attire.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently took on Casey County.

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

CMS eighth-grader Konner Forbis battles for the ball.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Dec. 10.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Dec. 10 are, from left, sixth-graders Carmen Gurley and Will Wooley, seventh-graders Rhyse Tucker and CheyAnn Edwards and eighth-graders Ta’Monta Stallworth and Sean Mings.

CMS football coaches buy toys for students

 

Campbellsville Middle School football coaches recently took two students shopping for Christmas gifts.

 

The coaches partnered with Thrivent financial consultants firm to buy the gifts, and then took the students shopping.

 

The coaches helped the students pick out new clothing, toys, books and more.

 

CMS football coaches recently partnered with Thrivent financial consultants firm to purchase Christmas gifts for two deserving students. Pictured with sixth-graders Jazzmin Coulter and James Pennington are, from left, assistant coaches Tommy Allen, Bronson Gowdy and Will Griffin, head coach Aaron Webb and assistant coaches Shumari Bridgewater, John Gholston and Stephen Tucker.

CIS students buy toys for children

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students recently helped buy toys for children this Christmas.

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center partnered with Thrivent financial consultants firm to buy Christmas gifts for four children in the Campbellsville community.

 

Campbellsville High School Eagle Academy teacher Will Griffin coordinated the effort and formed an action team of students to buy the gifts.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students recently helped buy Christmas gifts for four children. Students who served on the action team to purchase the gifts are, from left, Campbellsville High School sophomore Kylar Cox, junior Lathan Cubit, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Dalton Morris, sophomores Taylor Knight and Abi Wiedewitsch, junior Danielle Shimek, senior Abbie Dicken, sophomores Destiny Tungate and Jadelyn Caffee, juniors Dillon Whitaker and Blake Allen, freshman Alexis Thomas, freshman Lainey Watson, junior Malachi Corley, CMS eighth-grader Haylee Allen and CHS Eagle Academy teacher Will Griffin, who coordinated the effort.

CMS academic team competes

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team recently competed in quick recall.

 

CMS hosted Adair and Green counties for scrimmages to help prepare for upcoming competitions.

 

CMS eighth-grader Karlee Rakel listens to a question.

CIS raises money for Toys for Tots

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is giving back to the Campbellsville/Taylor County community.

 

The District recently helped raise money for the community’s Toys for Tots fundraiser.

 

On Thursday, Dec. 6, CIS administrators and students were live on Q-104 to raise money for the program, which gives toys for children in the community who might otherwise not have Christmas.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ administrators and students recently helped Q-104 raise money for the community’s Toys for Tots fundraiser. From left, front, are CHS juniors Zoe McAninch and Gracyne Hash, CES fifth-grader TiOnday Slaughter and CES Guidance Counselor Donna White. Second row, CHS junior Gavin Johnson and CMS eighth-graders Haylee Allen and Tyler Booth. Back, CMS principal Zach Lewis and CHS Principal Weston Jones.

CMS art students create clay pieces

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning how to work with clay.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are discussing how artists use clay to make objects.

 

Students learned how to shape their clay, and how to use tools to create designs.

 

CMS seventh-grader KyAshia Mitchell shapes her clay.

FRYSC receives donation from Murakami

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center recently received a large donation to help Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students.

 

Murakami Manufacturing USA donated $1,000 for the center.

 

The money will be used to fund students’ needs this school year.

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center recently received a $1,000 donation from Murakami Manufacturing USA to help Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students. Accepting the donation from Murakami employees is FRYSC Director Courtney Sowell, fifth from left.

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Andrea Gribbins received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Dec. 10.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith honors three Change Award winners each month, including a certified and classified employee and a community member.

 

Gribbins received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins with the certified Change Award.

CMS Beta Club donates socks to those in need

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club is helping people keep warm this winter.

 

Club members recently collected more than 600 pairs of socks for people in need.

 

In partnership with the Sports Reach organization, the club hosted a “Socktober” community service project to help Owsley County residents.

 

CMS Junior Beta Club members present the socks they recently collected to Stan Curry, at left, and Robby Speer, at right, of the Sports Reach organization. The socks were donated to Owsley County residents. Pictured with Curry and Speer are, from left, front, eighth-graders Alysa Howard and Mikaela Scharbrough. Second row, eighth-graders Dakota Slone, Mary Russell, Bri Hayes, Bri Davis and Leigh Hicks. Back, eighth-graders Zamar Owens, Ronin Smith, Chase Hord, Haylee Allen and Nate Mitchell.

INFAC donates to Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

INFAC North America Inc. recently donated $2,000 to Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith accepted the donation.

 

Brian Bland, INFAC general manager, presented the donation on behalf of his company.

 

INFAC North America recently donated $2,000 to Campbellsville Independent Schools. Brian Bland, general manager, at left, made the presentation. Superintendent Kirby Smith accepted the donation on behalf of Campbellsville Independent Schools.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Clinton County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently took on Clinton County.

 

The CMS team will travel to Green County on Monday, Dec. 10.

 

CMS eighth-grader Deondre Weathers dives for the ball.

CMS boys’ basketball team defeats Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently defeated Metcalfe County.

 

CMS eighth-graders won their game, by a score of 45-32.

 

CMS eighth-grader Chase Hord drives the ball.

CMS Beta Club collects socks for those in need

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club recently collected more than 600 pairs of socks for people in need.

 

In partnership with the Sports Reach organization, the club hosted a “Socktober” community service project to help Owsley County residents.

 

Clockwise from top left, CMS eighth-graders Bri Hayes, Bri Davis and Mary Russell smile with the more than 600 pairs of socks they collected during the CMS Junior Beta Club’s “Socktober” drive. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Dakota Slone, who also led the project.

FRYSC receives donation for backpack program

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center recently received a large donation to its backpack program to help feed students.

 

Citizens Bank and Trust Co. donated $2,500 to the program.

 

Campbellsville FRYSC recently received a $2,500 donation from Citizens Bank and Trust Co. for its backpack program. Making the donation to FRYSC Director Courtney Sowell, at left, is Vice President Frieda Sandidge.

CMS, CHS concert bands practice for ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

Campbellsville middle and high school bands are practicing for their upcoming concert.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host its annual “Christmas Spectacular” concert Sunday, Dec. 9, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

CHS junior Gavin Ford, in front, plays trumpet with his section.

CMS students learn about absolute value

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are expanding their math skills.

 

In LeeAnn Grider’s class, students are learning about absolute value.

 

CMS teacher LeeAnn Grider helps sixth-grader Destiny Bradley as she learns about absolute value.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Dec. 3.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

From left are sixth-graders Deason Smith and Shyanna Young, seventh-graders Chloe Motheral and Isaac Garrison and eighth-graders Aviona Smith and Jake Dicken.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently took on Green County.

 

The CMS team will host Russell County on Monday, Dec. 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bryce Newton fights for the rebound.

CES, CMS cross country runners compete

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school cross country runners recently competed at Miller Park.

 

CMS eighth-grader Chase Hord finished in fifth place.

 

CMS sixth-grader Rowan Petett runs.

CMS students play handball

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are having fun in their physical education classes.

 

In Dale Estes’s class, students first do some warmup activities and then play a game or activity together.

 

Recently, students learned to play handball.

 

CMS sixth-grader Katon Cox protects the ball from classmate Ethan Murphy.

CMS named National Beta School of Distinction

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club has received a National School of Distinction award.

 

The award is an honor awarded to Beta chapters striving toward academic achievement, exemplary character, demonstrated leadership and service to others.

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club has received a National School of Distinction award, an honor given to clubs that increase their membership for the current school year.

CMS students visit bookmobile

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently visited the Taylor County Public Library bookmobile and checked out some good books to read.

 

Sarah Hampton, outreach librarian, brought the bookmobile to the CMS campus recently to let students take a look around.

 

CMS seventh-grader Kaden Bloyd looks for a book on the bookmobile.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 26.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 26 are, from left, sixth-graders Bronson Cox and Vallie Houk, seventh-graders Gabby Bright and Diego Noyola and eighth-graders Davanna Reardon and Brady Hoosier.

CMS students study Boston Massacre crime scene

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently studied the Boston Massacre by becoming investigators and examining the crime scene.

 

In Robbilyn Speer’s social studies classes, students are learning about the cause of the Boston Massacre, and the impact of the events.

 

CMS eighth-grader Brady Hoosier examines evidence at the Boston Massacre crime scene.

CMS art students create synesthesia-based projects

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made projects based on synesthesia.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students learned that synesthesia is a neurological condition in which there is miscommunication between two or more of the senses.

 

CMS seventh-grader Ethan Murphy paints his synesthesia-based project.

CMS, CHS students learn about college in mobile classroom

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students recently learned about college at Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority’s mobile classroom.

 

College Info Road Show visited the campuses recently.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority counselor Audrey Price helps CMS eighth-graders as they board the College Info Road Show classroom.

Kiwanis Club donates coats to CES, CMS students

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school students will soon receive new winter coats, thanks to a community partner.

 

Campbellsville Kiwanis Club recently donated several coats to be given to students for the upcoming winter season.

 

On behalf of the Campbellsville Kiwanis Club, member Patricia Sprowles, at left, recently donated several coats to Campbellsville elementary and middle school students. Receiving the coats were Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center Director Courtney Sowell, center, and assistant Sharon Hoskins-Sanders.

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

Campbellsville High School students have joined the Eagle News Team, and are now hosting shows on two local radio stations this school year.

 

The team is working with local radio stations Q-104 and K-Country to deliver news about Campbellsville Independent Schools to the Taylor County community.

 

CHS junior Zoe McAninch and senior Ian McAninch are on the air each Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. with Rob Collins, at left, and Matt Rafferty on Q-104.

CIS releases calendar for 2018-2019

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has released its calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

The first day of class will be Wednesday, Aug. 8.

 

CIS Calendar

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