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CES teacher nominated for Educator of the Year

 

Campbellsville Elementary School teacher Tracey Rinehart is one of the top teachers in Taylor County.

 

Rinehart, a third-grade teacher at CES, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award.

 

The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, June 21.

 

Tracey Rinehart, a third-grade teacher at Campbellsville Elementary School, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, June 21. From left are Rinehart’s son Connor, who is a seventh-grader at Campbellsville Middle School, her husband Greg, Rinehart and CES Principal Elisha Rhodes.

CES student to star in ‘Annie!’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School student Sophia Santos, who will soon be a fourth-grader, has been cast in the upcoming Campbellsville University production of “Annie!”

 

Santos has been cast as an orphan named Maria.

 

Cyndi Chadwick, who is a music teacher at CES, will be the music director for the production.

 

And Christian Berry, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May, is part of the crew.

 

Annie!

CES students participate in Field Day events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently competed in the annual Field Day games.

 

CES kindergarteners in Lisa Wiseman’s class were named the winners of their grade’s Field Day competition.     CES first-graders in Amanda Barnett’s class were named the winners of their grade’s Field Day competition.     CES second-graders in Tracey Rinehart’s class were named the winners of their grade’s Field Day competition.

 

CES third-graders in Patty Haley’s class were named the winners of their grade’s Field Day competition.     CES fourth-graders in Garnetta Murrell’s class were named the winners of their grade’s Field Day competition.     CES fifth-graders in Jessica Lile’s class were named the winners of their grade’s Field Day competition.

About 30 participate in ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball camp

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches and players hosted a “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 11-14 at the CHS gym.

 

About 30 students entering first through eighth grades this fall participated.

 

At the clinic, participants learned fundamentals and competed in shooting and fundamental contests and three-on-three and five-on-five play.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches and players hosted a “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 11-14 at the CHS gym. About 30 students entering first through eighth grades this fall participated. Participants are, from left, front, Jackson Wright, Landry Brown, Londyn Smith, Griff Thomas and Kyler Wilson. Second row, Cash Davis, Karsyn Smith, Owen Skaggs, Brody Sidebottom and Aubreigh Knifley. Third row, Lanigan Price, Luke Adkins, Reece Swafford, Cameron Estes and Grayson Booe. Fourth row, Rowan Petett, Adrian Lanham, Cayton Lawhorn and Carson Mills. Fifth row, Wyatt Smith, Lee Colvin, Les Colvin, Aidan Wilson and Austin Slone. Sixth row, camp coaches Mark Rigsby and Arren Hash, camper Jaron Johnson and camp coaches Spencer Swafford and Davon Cecil. Back, CHS assistant coach Will Griffin, head coach Tim Davis, Davis’s grandfather Lyla Davis and camp coach Ben Davis.

CES guidance counselor receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, June 11.

 

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

 

Orberson received the certified Change Award for the month of May, but was unable to attend the Board meeting that month.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson with the certified Change Award.

CHS soccer team hosts first summer camp

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently hosted its first summer camp.

 

About 20 local children attended.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently hosted its first summer camp. About 20 local children attended. Those attending include, from left, front, Joy Graham, Knox Hodges, Will Davis and Hayden Garrett. Second row, Ben Grubesic, Tray Parish, Owen Smith, Campbellsville Elementary School second-grader Owen Skaggs, Athena Angel, Lyla Phillips and Tristan Parish. Back, assistant coach Malique Spaulding, camp director and alumni player Drew Skaggs, Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Alfie Su, Hayden Ball, Jax Parish, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader Ethan Murphy, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Noah Leachman, Zander Smith, CHS senior soccer player Brody Weeks and head coach Bradley Harris. Not pictured are campers Norah Adkins, a CES kindergartener, CES first-grader Abram Adkins and Grant Hays.

CES students have fun at fifth-grade celebration

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade students recently had fun at a celebration hosted in their honor.

 

Teachers hosted the fifth-grade celebration at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley to celebrate the students completing elementary school.

 

CES fifth-graders, from left, Chris Cox, Thomas Tungate and Taylan Hunt play a game together at the fifth-grade celebration.

CES Wings Express program receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program recently received a donation from a local business.

 

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home donated $100 to the program for its summer expenses.

 

Making the donation was Owner Judy Dabney.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program recently received a donation from local business Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. Doretha Sanders, Wings Express director, at right, accepted the donation from Owner Judy Dabney.

CES Wings Express program receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program recently received a donation from a local business.

 

Community Trust Bank donated $200 to the program for its summer expenses.

 

Making the donation was Branch Manager Lisa Karr.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program recently received a donation from local business Community Trust Bank. Doretha Sanders, Wings Express director, at right, accepted the donation from Branch Manager Lisa Karr.

CIS summer feeding program begins

 

Children who need a free breakfast and lunch this summer can come to Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

CIS began its summer feeding program on Monday, June 4.

 

In the program, meals will be provided to all children younger than 19 for free.

 

The meals will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis, at Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria.

 

Meals will be served on Monday through Friday, through June 29.

 

Eagle Summer Feeding Program

CIS students star in ‘Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are starring in the Campbellsville University production of “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Jr.”

 

Performances will be Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 10, at 2:30 p.m. at the CU theater.

 

Sophia Santos, a third-grader at Campbellsville Elementary School, plays Charlie Bucket, as Campbellsville High School freshman Colin Harris plays Mr. Bucket.

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees recently had lunch and fellowship together to close the 2017-2018 school year, which ended Wednesday, May 23.

 

Several employees were honored for retiring and receiving several other awards.

 

Seventeen people are retiring after this school year.

 

CIS retirees are honored after a luncheon to close the 2017-2018 school year. Seated are CES media center assistant Lois Kemp, at left, and CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson. CES teacher Leanna Cundiff, at left, spoke about working with Kemp and CES teacher Laura Dicken spoke about her memories of Orberson.

CIS releases school supply lists

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently released its supply lists for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

The 2018-2019 school year begins on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

 

Back to School

CES kindergarteners enjoy ice cream sundaes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners have been learning all about ice cream – and then got to sample some.

 

Students have been learning the history of ice cream and how to make it.

 

CES kindergartener Kyler Wilson, at left, enjoys his ice cream with his classmates.

CES preschool students present musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students ended their school year on Thursday, May 10, with an end-of-the-year musical program.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s classes sang songs, recited their alphabet, counted and danced to show what they learned this school year.

 

CES preschool students sing. In front are Rakim Dunn, at left, and Xavien Smith. In back, from left, are Lylah Davis, Tori Clark and Marla Bat.

CES second-graders perform musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently performed a musical.

 

Students performed “Hats” for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

The students spent several weeks learning choreography and music.

 

CES second-graders perform “Hats.”

CES choir presents ‘Jukebox Time Machine’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir recently presented its spring concert.

 

The concert, performed on Sunday, May 6, was entitled “Jukebox Time Machine” and included performances of songs made popular from the 1930s to the 2000s.

 

CES third-grader Jaron Johnson dances.

CES first-graders perform musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently performed a musical.

 

On Monday, May 7, students performed “How Does Your Garden Groove” for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

Students spent several weeks learning choreography and music.

 

CES first-grader Trinity Clark sings.

CIS staff members undergo active shooter training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members recently underwent active shooter training.

 

Campbellsville Police officers Shannon Wilson, Scotty Perian and Brian Morgan came to the Campbellsville Elementary and Campbellsville middle/high school campuses on Wednesday, May 30.

 

Wilson, Perian and Morgan discussed how teachers and staff members should respond if an intruder comes into a school building.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members underwent active shooter training recently with Campbellsville Police officers. Above, from left, Brian Morgan, Scotty Perian and Shannon Wilson talk to CES staff members.

CHS soccer team to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team will host a fundraiser at Gatti’s Pizza on Thursday, May 31.

 

The team will receive a portion of proceeds from inside and take-out orders from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

Gatti's Pizza

CES fifth-graders honored

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders were recently honored for their achievements during their last year as elementary school students.

 

End of the year awards were presented on Tuesday, May 22.

 

CES fifth-graders are honored with subject awards. From left are Andrew Mardis, Taylan Hunt, Gabriel Noyola and Averi Perkins, who received reading awards. In back are teachers Tammy Hash, Jessica Lile, Ann-Michael Tucker and Donna White.

CES retirees take final Eagle Walk

 

Campbellsville Elementary School staff members who will soon retire recently took their last Eagle Walk down the school hallways.

 

The employees were recognized on Wednesday, May 23.

 

Students lined the hallways and gave the staff members hugs and high-fives.

 

CES teacher Lisa Kearney takes a final Eagle Walk down the school hallways.

CIS honors bus driver, monitor of the year

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently honored its top bus driver and monitor.

 

At a recent meeting, Transportation Director Tim Tungate thanked his staff members for a great school year, and announced the award winners.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Transportation Director Tim Tungate, at left, recently honored his top bus driver and monitor. B.J. Perkins, center, received the Donna Gaddis Bus Monitor of the Year award. Stuart Hughes received the Donna Gaddis Driver of the Year award.

CES honors perfect attendance students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored several students for having perfect attendance in the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Students receiving the award include first-graders Kira Dotson, third-graders Cayton Lawhorn and Damien Clark and fourth-graders Izak Burress, Christian Hart and De’Asia Fisher.

 

CES perfect attendance award winners for the 2017-2018 school year are, from left, fourth-grader Izak Burress, first-grader Kira Dotson, third-graders Cayton Lawhorn and Damien Clark and fourth-graders Christian Hart and De’Asia Fisher.

CES raises money for local family

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members recently raised money to help a local family.

 

Talon Perkins, the 1-year-old son of Kyle and Beth Perkins, was born with a congenital heart disease and pulmonary vein stenosis.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members recently raised $500 to help Talon Perkins, 1, who was born with a congenital heart disease and pulmonary vein stenosis. Students recently presented Talon and his family members with a check. CES students in front are, from left, fifth-graders Logan England, Deanna Reardon, Jaclyn Jackson and Dezarae Washington and third-graders Sophia Santos, Jaron Johnson, Ava Ellis and Keely Rakes. Back, Talon’s cousin Kyndall Cox, Talon’s aunt Allison, Cox, an exceptional child educator at CES, Beth Perkins holding Talon, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes, CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick and Talon’s grandparents Cindy and Tommy Perkins.

CIS school year comes to a close

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students attended school on Wednesday, May 23, for the final day of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Students spent the day cleaning out lockers, preparing for summer programs and saying goodbye to their friends and teachers.

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick waves to students as they leave after the last day of school.

CHS Class of 2018 takes Senior Walk

 

Campbellsville High School seniors took their final walk down school hallways on Wednesday, May 23.

 

During the Senior Walk, senior students dressed in their caps and gowns and walked down the hallways at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, where they spent their academic careers.

 

From left, Connor Wilson, Wyatt Houk and Chanson Atkinson participate in the Senior Walk at CES.

CES to host preschool registration

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a preschool early registration event on Tuesday, May 29, and Wednesday, May 30.

 

Registration will be at the CES campus on Tuesday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to noon and on Wednesday, May 30, from 1 to 4 p.m.

 

Enrollment packets and school information will be available for parents.

 

School Registration

CHS baseball team to host camp

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team will host a youth camp on June 4-6.

 

The camp is for any child ages 8 to 12, and will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the CHS baseball field.

 

Campers will learn fundamentals such as hitting, throwing, infield and outfield play and base running.

 

Eagle Baseball

CHS basketball coaches to host ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball clinic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches will host their annual “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 11-14 at the CHS gym.

 

The clinic will be from 9 a.m. to noon each day at CHS and is for students entering first through eighth grades this fall.

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS, CHS football coaches to host camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football coaches will host a football camp on July 16-18 at the CHS practice football field.

 

The camp will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day and is for anyone entering first through eighth grade this fall.

 

Cost is $25.

 

Eagle Football

CES fourth-graders have fun at Miller Park

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently spent part of their school day having fun at Miller Park.

 

Students spent time playing on the playground, socializing and eating snacks together.

 

CES fourth-grader Arianna Childers slides.

CHS FCCLA group to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America group will host a fundraiser at McDonald’s on Tuesday, May 22.

 

The class will receive 25 percent of proceeds from inside sales from 5 to 8 p.m.

 

The group is raising money to attend national convention this summer.

 

 

FCCLA

CES students paint seascapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own seascapes.

 

Students painted fish, submarines, plants, boats and other creatures.

 

CES third-grader Braelyn Taylor paints her seascape.

CIS teachers honored at Campbellsville University

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 19.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken was honored, as were Campbellsville Middle School reading teacher Sharon Harris and Campbellsville High School art teacher Jo Ann Harris.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 19. From left are CU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Donna Hedgepath, CHS Principal David Petett, CES reading interventionist Laura Dicken, CMS teacher Sharon Harris, CHS teacher Jo Ann Harris, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes, CMS Principal Zach Lewis, Superintendent Kirby Smith and Dr. Beverly Ennis, dean of the CU School of Education.

CES art students paint pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently painted their pinch pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students learned about how art can tell stories and help the viewer learn about other people. They also learned how art can be functional, such as a pot carrying water.

 

CES second-grader Tierra White paints her pot.

CES fourth-graders honored

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students were honored recently for their academic successes this school year.

 

Honored for earning all As for the first three nine-week grading periods are Connor Coots, Cameron Estes, Ethan Garrison, Kennedy Griffiths, Christian Hart, Carson Mills, Zehavah Negron, Aidan Phillips, Jonathan Releford, Caysen Tungate, Maylee Wilds and Vivian York.

 

CES fourth-graders honored for being named to the All A honor roll for the first three nine-week grading period are, from left, front, Carson Mills, Zehavan Negron, Maylee Wilds, Cameron Estes, Connor Coots and Caysen Tungate. Back, Aidan Phillips, Jonathan Releford, Ethan Garrison and Christian Hart. Absent from the photo are Kennedy Griffiths and Vivian York.

CES honors retiring staff members

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members honored three employees who are retiring at the end of the school year.

 

Those honored at the school’s assembly on Friday, May 18, include counselor Sonya Orberson, second-grade teacher Lisa Kearney and kindergarten assistant Carolyn Osborne.

 

CES students and staff members honored three employees at the assembly on Friday, May 18, who will retire at the end of the school year. From left are kindergarten assistant Carolyn Osborne, second-grade teacher Lisa Kearney and counselor Sonya Orberson.

CMS, CHS students honored at CES assembly

 

Campbellsville middle and high school athletes were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, May 18.

 

CMS and CHS baseball players were recognized and honored for their successes this school year.

 

From left, CHS freshman Tristin Faulkner, CHS senior Ethan Lay and CMS seventh-grader Chase Hord high-fives CES students.

CES names Teachers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Teachers of the Week for the week of May 14.

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick and fourth-grader teacher Garnetta Murrell were chosen for the honor.

 

CES

CIS facilities manager honored

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Facilities Manager Keith McMahan was honored recently for his years of service to the District.

 

McMahan will retire on June 30, after 25 years of service.

 

Campbellsville Board of Education employees hosted a lunch in McMahan’s honor on Friday, May 18.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Facilities Manager Keith McMahan will retire on June 30, after 25 years of service. A luncheon was hosted in his honor on Friday, May 18. He is pictured with his wife Marilyn, son Jeff, daughter Stephanie and grandson Myles.

CES students learn state capitals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning the state capitals.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are discussing the capitals of all of the United States.

 

CES third-grader Reece Swafford labels the state capitals.

CES fifth-graders enjoy painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders recently expressed their creativity.

 

Students took a trip to Paint & Party Creative Studio on Wednesday, May 16, and were each given some pottery to paint.

 

CES fifth-graders Averi Perkins, at left, and Ellie Wise hold their pottery pieces.

CES students study balance in artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently studied balance in artwork.

 

To illustrate the concept, art teacher Adrienne Hash showed students artwork that looks balanced on both sides.

 

CES kindergartener Tabitha Leggett reacts as she opens her monoprint.

CES Wings Express program receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program recently received a donation from a local business.

 

Citizens Bank and Trust Co. donated $100 to the program for its summer expenses.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program recently received a donation from local business Citizens Bank and Trust Co. Doretha Sanders, Wings Express director, at left, accepted the donation from Vice President Terri Cassell.

CES Wings Express program receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program recently received a donation from a local organization.

 

The Kid SpOt Center donated $100 to the program for its summer expenses.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program recently received a donation from local organization The Kid SpOt Center. Doretha Sanders, Wings Express director, accepted the donation. From left are Kid SpOt mental health counselor Robyn Netherland, who works at CES, Sanders, and Kid SpOt co-owners Brandy Close and Jennifer Houk.

CES art students paint pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently painted their pinch pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students learned about how art can tell stories and help the viewer learn about other people. They also learned how art can be functional, such as a pot carrying water.

 

CES second-grader Gracie Wooley paints her pinch pot.

CES donates books to newborns

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently donated some books to be given to babies born at Taylor Regional Hospital.

 

The books will be given to newborns at Taylor Regional Hospital Physicians for Women.

 

Making the donation are, from left, front, fourth-grader Ethan Irwin and fifth-graders Anna Floyd and Keeley Dicken. Back, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes, reading interventionist Farah Hord and Nicole Greenwell, Sheila Loper and Rita Reynolds of TRH Physicians for Women.

CIS parent receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner and parent Theresa Young received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 14.

 

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

 

Young received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors community partner and parent Theresa Young with the community Change Award.

CES PTA to meet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School PTA has scheduled a meeting to discuss upcoming events.

 

The meeting will be Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m. in the cafeteria.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School PTA has scheduled a meeting to discuss upcoming events.    The meeting will be Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m. in the cafeteria.

CMS, CHS students honored at CES assembly

 

Campbellsville middle and high school athletes and choir members were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, May 11.

 

CMS softball players and choir members were recognized and honored for their successes this school year.

 

CHS fishing team members and softball players and CHS show choir members were also honored.

 

CHS fishing team members high-five CES students.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of May 7.

 

From left, front, are fourth-graders Malikiah Spurling and John Gholston, second-graders Amani Bridgewater and Tierra White, third-graders Yazlyn Sutton and Aidan Bowles and first-grader Aubrey Allen. Second row, third-grader Malia Thompson, first-graders Ayden Andrew, Jeremy Gagnon, Delaney Staton and Victrin Ramsey; kindergartener Myah Learmond and second-grader Bryson Gabehart. Back, fifth-graders Rowan Petett, Carmen Gurley, Riley Newton, Skylar Wilhoite and Destiny Bradley. Absent from the photo is third-grader Kendall Cruz.

CES names Teacher of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Teacher of the Week for the week of May 7.

 

Farrah Hord, a reading interventionist at Campbellsville Elementary School, was recently named Teacher of the Week for the week of May 7.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of May 7.

 

From left are fourth-grader Mary James, third-grader Luke Adkins, kindergartener Mariah Harris, second-grader Karson Burchett and first-grader Lillie Judd. Absent from the photo is fifth-grader Deanna Reardon.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of May 7.

 

From left are kindergarteners Remi Petett, Abel Wilson, Jacob Sandidge, Fallyn Smith, Lily Spencer and Daya Griffin.

CHS basketball coaches to host ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball clinic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches will host their annual “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 11-14 at the CHS gym.

 

The clinic will be from 9 a.m. to noon each day at CHS and is for students entering first through eighth grades this fall.

 

At the clinic, participants will learn fundamentals and compete in shooting and fundamental contests and three-on-three and five-on-five play.

 

Eagles Basketball

CES first-graders visit public library

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently visited the Taylor County Public Library.

 

At the library, students toured the building and heard stories about insects.

 

Taylor County Public Library Director Tammy Snyder reads to CES first-graders.

CES preschool students study the letter V

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied the letter V.

 

After the unit, Spencer showed students a model of a volcano and made it erupt by using baking soda, food coloring and vinegar.

 

CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer erupts a volcano as students Charlie Woodbury, at left, and Zyron Young watch.

CES arts students make clay animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students are learning to make animals out of clay.

 

First-grade students in Adrienne Hash’s class recently made their own turtles.

 

Hash talked to students about shapes and forms, and how to use clay to make a realistic looking animal.

 

CES first-grader Jason Eggers adds designs to his turtle shell.

CES students play board games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently enjoyed some indoor recess time playing board games.

 

Students in Luci Shofner’s and Miriah Cox’s first-grade classes recently rotated to several different stations and worked in groups to play games.

 

CES first-graders Jayden Maupin, at left, and Ava Caffee laugh as their Jenga pieces fall during a game with teacher Luci Shofner.

CES preschool students celebrate the Kentucky Derby

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated the Kentucky Derby.

 

Students learned about Derby traditions, and had their own horse race.

 

From left, CES preschool students Xavien Smith, Hoyt Davis and Jasiahas Anderson race.

CES preschool students tour airport

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently toured the Taylor County Airport.

 

Students saw where pilots store their airplanes, and where they rest between flights.

 

They also walked around the runway and learned about the parts of an airplane.

 

CES preschool student Xavien Smith looks at the airplane controls, as Preschool Director Ricky Hunt talks to him about flying.

CES students play the bucket drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning to play the bucket drums.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students have been practicing their drumming skills, and learning to perform rhythms and beats.

 

CES fifth-graders, from left, Destiny Bradley, Mackenzie Negron and Daisy Wilkerson play the bucket drums.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 30.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Jacob Sandidge, Konnar Hicks and Lasca Martin, first-grader Madison Wilhoite and kindergartener Macilynn Mann. Second row, second-grader Jacob Golden, third-grader Donnaven Phillips, third-grader Keely Rakes, first-grader Davian Taylor and second-grader Ethan Bailey. Back, second-grader Willow Griffin, fifth-grader Ellie Wise, third-graders Sean Welch and Katie Lane, fourth-grader Eleana Brewer and fifth-grader Lilyan Murphy. Absent from the photo are first-grader Zander Whitehead and fifth-grader Tre Shipione.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 30.

 

From left are third-grader Marissa Sumners, second-grader Dax Gray and third-grader Sophia Santos.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of April 30.

 

From left are kindergartener Kyler Wilson, fourth-grader Alexis Roddy, fifth-grader Kenya Bridgewater, second-grader Jaxson Hunt and third-grader Kendall Cruz. Absent from the photo is first-grader Zoe Weddle.

CES names Teacher of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Teacher of the Week for the week of April 30.

 

Adrienne Hash, who teaches art at CES, was selected for the honor.

 

Adrienne Hash, an art teacher at Campbellsville Elementary School, was recently named Teacher of the Week for the week of April 30.

CES students learn to square dance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned a new style of dancing.

 

In Jessica Floyd’s music classes, students are studying different types of music and dancing.

 

CES fourth-graders Kealey Mann, at left, and Devin Underwood dance.

CES students learn to play the recorder

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play recorders in their music class.

 

In Zach Shelton’s class, students each received recorders and are learning to hold the instrument properly and to play notes

 

CES fourth-grader Isaiah Jeffries plays the recorder.

CES students make their very own octopus

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten art students have learned to make their very own octopus.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students recently learned to make art out of found objects.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten art students have learned to make their very own octopus.    In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students recently learned to make art out of found objects.

CES students join ‘Leave Your Legacy Hall of Fame’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s distinguished students were recently honored for leaving their legacy at their school.

 

In a special ceremony, students who scored distinguished on last year’s K-PREP exams in math and reading were recognized and inducted in the CES Leave Your Legacy Hall of Fame.

 

CES fourth-grader Izak Burress leaves his handprint, as teacher Ashlee Petett holds his tie for him.

CHS baseball team takes Eagle Walk through CES

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took an Eagle Walk through Campbellsville Elementary School on Friday, April 27.

 

The team took on Holy Cross that evening in the All “A” state sectional game.

 

The players walked through the hallways and high-fived CES students.

 

CHS freshman Jastyn Shively and his teammates high-five CES students.

CHS tennis, track team members honored

 

Campbellsville High School tennis and track team members were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, April 27.

 

The teams have had lots of success this season, and are entering the final few weeks of competition.

 

CHS junior and track team members Taj Sanders high-fives CES students.

CES students play the bucket drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning to play the bucket drums.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students have been practicing their drumming skills, and learning to perform rhythms and beats.

 

CES fifth-graders play the bucket drums. From left, front, are Ellie Wise, Averi Perkins and Chloe Hoppes. Back, J.P. Gutierrez, Ian Creason and Michael Abel.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received a visit from several special guests.

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read some of their favorite books to students.

 

John Eastridge reads to CES preschool students.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 23.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Shannon Carmicle and Mae Miller, second-grader Jacob Wethington, third-graders Cadence Burton and Natalia West and kindergarteners Landry Brown and Braxton Cisco. Second row, second-grader Brenden Chastain, third-grader Lanigan Price, first-graders Carson Montes and Michael Terry, kindergartener Kaylee Franklin, second-grader Destini Gholston, fourth-grader Brianna Mitchell and first-grader Jewell Brewster. Back, fourth-grader Mary James, second-grader Aliy Dunn, fifth-graders Destiny Lane and J.P. Gutierrez, fourth-grader LaDainien Smith, fifth-grader Daisy Wilkerson and third-grader Abby Hoppes. Absent from the photo is first-grader Davian Taylor.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of April 23.

 

From left are kindergartener Kaylee Franklin, first-grader Kasen Smith, third-grade Kallie Taylor and fifth-grader Dezarae Washington. Absent from the photo are second-grader Hunter Clark and fourth-grader Devin Underwood.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 23.

 

They are fourth-grader Zehavah Negron and fifth-grader Logan England.

 

Writers of the Week for the week of April 23 are fourth-grader Zehavah Negron, at left, and fifth-grader Logan England.

CES students learn to play the drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play the drums.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s classes, students are learning how to keep a rhythm and play a steady beat on a drum.

 

CES fifth-graders Joseph Gutierrez, at left, and Gabriel Noyola play the bucket drums.

CES students make ‘found object’ paintings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently made “found object” paintings.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students had fun painting with a variety of objects.

 

CES first-graders Kylei Thompson, at left, and Aubreigh Knifley create their “found object” paintings.

CES students study rhyming words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students are studying rhyming words.

 

In Luci Shofner’s class, students are expanding their vocabularies by learning to identify words that rhyme.

 

CES first-grader Jason Eggers searches for his sight words.

CIS hosts Chamber of Commerce luncheon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools hosted Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce members for a monthly luncheon recently at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school Lighthouse Team members and leadership students welcomed guests and waited on tables.

 

CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith thanks Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce members for supporting his students.

CIS students cast in ‘Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students have been cast in the upcoming Campbellsville University production of “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Jr.”

 

Performances will be Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 10, at 2:30 p.m. at the CU theater.

The play will be presented as part of a youth theater camp hosted by Town Hall Productions.

 

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CES students study fractions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying fractions.

 

In Keri Richard’s class, students are learning how to compare fractions.

 

CES third-grader Keylan Strong draws two fractions to see which is bigger.

CES students win conservation art awards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently won awards for their entries in Taylor County Conservation District’s annual art contest.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students have participated in the Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contests for many years.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently won awards for their entries in Taylor County Conservation District’s annual art contest. Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith, at left, made the presentations. Third-grader Reece Swafford, second from left, was his school’s second-place winner. Luke Adkins, at right, also a third-grader, was his school’s third-place winner. Patty Haley, Swafford’s and Adkins’s teacher, receives $50 for classroom supplies.

CIS hires new facilities manager

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon have a new employee taking care of its facilities.

 

CIS Facilities Manager Keith McMahan will retire on Tuesday, June 30, after 25 years of service.

 

Carl Lee, a maintenance worker, will begin working in the position on Wednesday, July 1.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Facilities Manager Keith McMahan, at left, will retire on Tuesday, June 31, after 25 years of service. Carl Lee, a maintenance worker, at right, will begin working in the position on Wednesday, July 1.

CHS soccer team to host summer camp

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team will host a camp this summer.

 

The camp is open to children ages 5 to 12, and will be June 4-7 at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

CHS Soccer Camp Flyer

CES art students create landscapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own landscapes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, fifth-grade students studied actual and implied lines.

 

CES fifth-grader Andrew Mardis outlines his landscape.

CES art students learn about texture

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently learned about creating texture in their work.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students learned about tactile and visual texture to help them learn to show the way something feels.

 

CES third-graders Rajon Taylor, at left, and Braelyn Taylor draw their texture monsters.

CES students join ‘Leave Your Legacy Hall of Fame’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students were recently honored for leaving their legacy at their school.

 

In a special ceremony, students who scored proficient on last year’s K-PREP exams in math and reading were recognized and inducted in the CES Leave Your Legacy Hall of Fame.

 

As they students were honored, they put their handprint on a canvas, which will be hung in the school hallways.

 

CES fourth-grader Jaden Barbee places his handprint on the canvas, with help from Assistant Principal Doretha Sanders.

CES students learn about music

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned all about percussion from some special guests.

 

Campbellsville University Steel Band members came to CES to perform and teach students about music and how to play the drums.

 

Dr. Chad Floyd, associate professor of percussion at CU, helps CES first-grader Bella Stout play a rhythm.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School celebrated Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincided with genres of music, and those who dressed up were able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Friday was Beach Day.

 

CES students dress for Beach Day.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Month for the month of April.

 

From left, front, are fourth-grader KaMiya Williams, first-grader Marlee Dickens, kindergarteners Kalie Pilkington, Lilly Spencer, Josiah Dean and Fallyn Smith and first-graders Aliyah Litsey and Jackson Wright. Second row, third-grader Hayden Maupin, fifth-grader Morgan Spears, third-grader Marissa Sumners, second-graders Dax Gray and Nicholas Almeida, third-grader Rajon Taylor, fifth-grader Miley Hash, second-graders Frehley Whitlow, London Whitlow and Addelyn Dooley and first-grader Aleeya Spaulding. Back, fifth-graders Will Wooley, Mellany Parker and Kaleb Miller, fourth-grader Vivian York, third-grader Jaron Johnson, fourth-graders De’Asia Fisher, Alyssa Knezevic and Raeanna Jefferson and third-grader Aidan Wilson.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 16.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Riley Bright, Jaxon Williams and Kyler Wilson. Second row, second-grader Eric Epperson, third-graders River McFarland and Trenton Harris, first-graders Tristian Harris, Destinee Henry-Turner and Enrique McDonald, third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite and first-grader Serenity Jones. Back, fourth-grader Daniel Shively, third-grader Ariana Dodson, second-grader Bryant Mayo and fifth-graders Taylan Hunt, Zeke Harris, Natasha Torres and Noah Leachman. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Kingson Duncan, second-graders Jacob Wethington and Adriana Agent and fourth-grader Kiera Bailey.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of April 16.

 

From left are second-grader Elizabeth Foster, fifth-grader Shyanna Young, third-grader Alexia Howard, fourth-grader Alexis Graves, kindergartener Kennon Dotson and first-grader Tristan Burton.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 16.

 

From left are kindergarteners Tylee Britton, Trinity Dye and Alinna Bray.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincide with genres of music, and those who dress up will be able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Thursday was 1980s Day.

 

And Friday is Beach Day.

 

CES students dress for 1980s Day.

CES students make pipe cleaner sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade art students are learning about space and form.

 

As an activity, students recently made pipe cleaner sculptures with clay as a base.

 

Students used their pipe cleaners by twisting and bending them.

 

CES second-graders make their pipe cleaner sculptures.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincide with genres of music, and those who dress up will be able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Wednesday was 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

Thursday is 1980s Day.

 

CES students dress for 1960s and 1970s Day.

CES students make an ocean in a bottle

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made their own oceans in a bottle.

 

Jordyn Bray, a Campbellsville University education student, recently visited Denise Spencer’s classroom and taught a lesson about kindness.

 

CES preschool students Lylah Davis, at left, and Jasiahas Anderson shake their oceans in a bottle.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincide with genres of music, and those who dress up will be able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Tuesday was 1950s Day.

 

Wednesday is 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

CES students dress for 1950s Day.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincide with genres of music, and those who dress up will be able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Monday was Country/Western Day.

 

CES students dress for Country/Western Day.

CES students make owl sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently made their own owl sculptures.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, kindergarteners are learning about different art forms. They learned that any art that has a form is called a sculpture.

 

CES kindergarteners Riley Bright, at left, and Mason Gribbin look at each other’s owl sculptures.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Campbellsville Police received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Police Chief Pat Thompson and her staff members received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honored community partner Campbellsville Police with the community Change Award.

CES exceptional education assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary Schools exceptional education assistant Ann Callison received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

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

 

Callison received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CES exceptional education assistant Ann Callison with the classified Change Award.

CES first-graders make ice cream

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently made their own ice cream.

 

Students in Miriah Cox’s and Luci Shofner’s classes have been learning about farms and dairy cows.

 

In their discussion, students learned that milk can be used to make cheese, ice cream and yogurt.

 

CES first-grader Elyzabeth Fisher feeds classmate Kasen Smith a bit of his homemade ice cream.

CES art students draw hot air balloons

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently made their own hot air balloons.

 

First, students colored a background using the many colors of the sky.

 

CES second-grader Tommy Caswell glues his hot air balloon to his background.

CES fourth-grade students win reading competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students recently won a reading competition.

 

Fourth-graders competed against fifth-grade students to see which grade level could earn the most Accelerated Reader points.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students recently won a reading competition by collecting more Accelerated Reader points than their fifth-grade classmates.

CHS Y-Club members honored

 

Campbellsville High School Y-Club members were honored recently for their success this school year.

 

The students were recognized at Campbellsville Elementary School’s assembly on Friday, April 13.

 

CHS Y-Club sponsor Susan Dabney talks to CES students about her club. At left are junior Brandon Greer and sophomore Ben Arachi, who are dressed in their costumes for their cultural display.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 9.

 

From left, front, are first-graders Marlee Dickens and Kylei Thompson and kindergarteners Tylee Britton, Cash Davis and Carter Ward. Second row, second-grader Keitona Whitehead, first-grader Aliyah Litsey, third-graders Keylan Strong and Luke Adkins and first-grader Briley Sapp. Back, third-grader Mason Jackson, fourth-grader Talaysia Daniels, second-grader Makyian Bridgewater, fourth-grader Cameron Estes, third-grader Lily Coots, fifth-grader Serenity Mings and third-grader Jaron Johnson.

CES to donate books to babies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is donating books to babies born at Taylor Regional Hospital.

 

The school purchased the book “The Going to Bed Book” by Sandra Boynton, and, compliments of CES, a copy will be given to parents who deliver their babies at TRH.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson, at left, presents fourth-grade teacher Samantha Coomer with a copy of “The Going to Bed Book” by Sandra Boynton. Parents who deliver their babies at Taylor Regional Hospital will receive a copy of the book, compliments of CES. Coomer gave birth to her son about two and a half months ago at TRH.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of April 9.

 

CES first-grader Daven Davis was named his school’s Writer of the Week for the week of April 9.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of April 9.

 

From left are fifth-grader Mason Fisher, third-grader Griffin Skaggs, second-grader Ava Ellis, first-grader Carter Bell and kindergartener Adelyn Litsey. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader Aliyah Burton.

CES students learn about eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own bald eagles out of construction paper.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students have been discussing and reading about animals.

 

CES kindergartener Emmaline Vespie adds eyes to her bald eagle, with some help from student teacher Shelby Carney.

CES students make chicks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own chicks out of construction paper.

 

In Kimberly Clark’s class, students have been discussing and reading about animals.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Mae Miller, Macilynn Mann, Riley Bright, Zyhaven Taylor, Piper Patterson and Daisy Rakes hold their chicks.

CES students paint Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun painting Easter eggs.

 

CES kindergartener Alinna Bray paints her Easter egg with a cotton ball.

CHS tennis team to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School tennis team will host a fundraiser at McDonald’s on Tuesday, April 17.

 

The team will receive a portion of proceeds from inside sales from 5 to 8 p.m.

 

McDonald's.

CES preschool students learn about x-rays

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned about x-rays, and then made their own.

 

As an activity, students traced their hands with a white crayon on a black piece of construction paper.

 

CES preschool substitute Debbie Simmons helps Gannon Scott glue Q-tips on his fingers to make his x-ray.

CES Wings Express program to host parent involvement night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program will host a parent involvement night on Thursday, April 19.

 

Activities will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on the CES track.

 

There will be a bounce house, literacy activities and more, and parents can make homemade ice cream with their children.

 

CES WE Parent Night

CES to host literacy night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a pirate-themed literacy night on Thursday, April 19.

 

The night will be full of activities, including stations in the gymnasium and cafeteria, from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

Literacy Night

CES PTA to meet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School PTA will host an informational meeting on Wednesday, April 18, at 5:15 p.m. in the cafeteria.

 

Those attending will be asked to sign in, and children can play in the gym during the meeting.

 

CES PTA

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned all about dental hygiene.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, recently spoke to students about how to keep their teeth healthy.

 

CES kindergartener Victrin Ramsey practices brushing, as first-grader LeeAnna Garvin and kindergartener Jacob Sandidge wait their turn.

CES students learn about leadership

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about leadership from some special guests.

 

As a project, Campbellsville University education student Shelby Carney invited the guests to speak to third-grade students.

 

Guests included Shannon Wilson from Campbellsville Police Department, Taylor County PVA Chad Shively, Linda Clark of Swan’s Landing and LaTasha Bell of Forcht Bank.

 

Shannon Wilson from Campbellsville Police Department talks to CES third-graders about leadership.

CES students draw family scenes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about realism.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently practiced their skills by drawing a scene depicting something their family enjoys doing together.

 

CES third-graders Ryan Tungate, at left, and Evan Cundiff talk as they draw their family scenes.

CES kindergarteners learn rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning rhythm.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students recently learned how to read and perform rhythms.

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick helps kindergarten students learn to read music.

CES students have fun while learning

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students are having fun while focusing on their studies.

 

At a recent session, students enjoyed working on their homework, reading, playing games on tablets and making art projects.

 

CES first-grade teacher Miriah Cox works with third-grader Lily Coots, at left, and Gracie McKenzie as they complete their homework during a Wings Express session.

CES students celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated St. Patrick’s Day together.

 

Students enjoyed reading books about the holiday, received a visit from a leprechaun, colored clovers, designed leprechaun traps and more.

 

Leprechauns serve lunch to CES kindergarteners.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Tuesday, April 17.

 

The training will be at the FRYSC Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School, at 10:30 a.m.

 

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CES students make truffula trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made truffula trees during their week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss.

 

Students in Leanna Cundiff’s class used coffee filters and straws to make their trees, which are featured in the book “The Lorax.”

 

CES kindergarteners Lasca Martin, at left, and Jacob Parrish color their truffula trees.

CES students learn rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning rhythms in their music class.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, first-graders recently used rhythm sticks to learn how to keep a beat.

 

CES first-grader Addison Perkins plays a rhythm.

CES students paint pottery

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently painted their pottery creations.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, fifth-graders have been learning how to make pottery sculptures.

 

CES fifth-grader Austin Gabbert paints his pottery.

CES kindergarteners learn math, vocabulary

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing their math and vocabulary skills.

 

Each day, kindergarten students rotate to various centers in their classroom.

 

CES instructional assistant Andrea Menes helps kindergarteners play a math game. From left are Zyhaven Taylor, Riley Bright, Mae Miller and Daisy Rakes.

CES students learn about sharing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned the importance of sharing.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson spoke to students about taking turns and learning to get along with everyone.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talks to kindergarteners about the importance of sharing.

CES students learn about quilt making

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about making quilts.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students received a visit from two special guests.

 

Mary Jane Weddle and Mary Street from the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society came to Hash’s class to talk about how quilts are made.

 

Mary Street, at left, and Mary Jane Weddle from the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society talk to CES kindergarteners about how quilts are made.

CES preschool students make butterflies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made their own butterflies.

 

First, students were given a coffee filter and colored them with markers.

 

CES preschool student Lylah Davis holds her coffee filter as classmate Cole Britton colors his.

CES hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted student-led conferences on Thursday, March 22.

 

About 150 students and their parents attended the conferences to meet with teachers.

 

During the conferences, students discussed their grades and the progress they are making in their classes.

 

CES first-grader Lillian Martin talks to her mother Danielle about her grades.

CES students have Easter fun

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students had fun recently searching for Easter eggs.

 

To celebrate the Easter holiday, students enjoyed many Easter crafts and activities and searched to find eggs hidden in the gymnasium.

 

CES preschool students say hello to the Easter bunny.

CES students play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are having fun playing math games.

 

In Tammy Hash’s and Ann-Michael Tucker’s classes, students are practicing multiplication, fractions, conversions and more.

 

CES fifth-graders Kyra Parker, at left, and Harley Couch-Allen play a card game to test their multiplication skills.

CES students show love through artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about showing love through their artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently listened to the book “Willow” by Denise Brennan-Nelson.

 

CES second-grader Addysen England colors a drawing she created to make someone smile.

CES choir members have fun in sing-along

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir members recently had fun in a sing-along.

 

CES music teacher Jessica Floyd recently led her students in singing several songs, with guitar accompaniment by cafeteria worker Lee Allen.

 

CES music teacher Jessica Floyd, at left, plays the ukulele as cafeteria worker Lee Allen plays guitar and choir members sing.

CES students take spring school photos

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently smiled for the camera.

 

Lifetouch personnel came to CES on Monday, March 26, to take spring school portraits.

 

CES kindergartener Levi Dye takes a new school photo.

CES students win ribbons at talk meet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade students competed and won ribbons at the Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet on Tuesday, March 27.

 

Fourth-grader Nora Harris and fifth-graders Averi Perkins and Bryanna Fitzgerald received blue ribbons, which are for students who score between 80 and 100. The blue ribbon is the top ribbon given.

 

And fourth-graders Demi Hao and Madison Philpott won red ribbons, which are given to students who score between 60 and 70 points.

 

From left, CES fourth-graders Demi Hao and Madison Philpott, fifth-graders Averi Perkins and Bryanna Fitzgerald and fourth-grader Nora Harris participated in the Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet. Hao and Philpott won red ribbons and Perkins, Fitzgerald and Harris were awarded blue ribbons.

CES hosts literacy night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted a literacy night for fourth-grade students.

 

Campbellsville University education student Kayla Bale, who is student teaching with fourth-grade teacher Garnetta Murrell, hosted the night.

 

The activities revolved around recycling and reusing items.

 

Campbellsville University education student Kayla Bale, who is student teaching with CES fourth-grade teacher Garnetta Murrell, helps fourth-graders, from left, Demi Hao, Hannah Ma and KaMiya Williams as they play a math game during literacy night.

CES to form PTA group

 

Campbellsville Elementary School staff members are searching for people to serve on a parent-teacher association.

 

Parents and guardians are being asked to serve on the group to help make a difference at the school.

 

CES Principal Elisha Rhodes said she is searching for energetic people who are willing to partner with school officials to help love, lead and empower all students.

 

CES PTA

CES registration packets available online

 

Campbellsville Elementary School registration packets are now available online.

 

CES will host registration for the 2018-2019 school year on Wednesday, Aug 1.

 

Parents can come to CES and complete registration paperwork from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m.

 

Enrollment paperwork will be available at the school, but can also now be found on the CES website, www.cville.kyschools.us/3/home, in the links on the left-hand side of the page.

 

School Registration

CHS band members selling raffle tickets

 

Campbellsville High School band members are selling raffle tickets to raise money for its program.

 

Tickets are $10, and three prizes will be awarded.

 

First prize is $1,000 cash.

 

Second prize is a mountain bike donated by The Spoke Easy.

 

And third prize is a 55-inch television.

 

Raffle

CHS art honor society to host bake sale

 

Campbellsville High School National Art Honor Society members will host a bake sale to raise money for upcoming field trips.

 

The bake sale will be Friday, March 30, at Kroger on Campbellsville Bypass from 1 to 5 p.m.

 

Bake Sale

CHS students to raise money for local animal shelters

 

Campbellsville High School students are raising money to help animals housed at local animal shelters.

 

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students are hosting a bake sale with a variety of homemade items on Thursday, March 29.

 

Bake Sale

CES makes changes to preschool calendar

 

Campbellsville Elementary School staff members have made some changes to the preschool calendar for the remainder of the school year.

 

Students will attend class on their regular schedule on Wednesday, May 9, and Thursday, May 10.

 

Four- and five-year-old students will attend class on their regular schedule, releasing at 2 p.m., on Friday, April 13, Friday, April 20, and Friday, April 27.

 

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CES hosts head start students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted some future students for a tour of the school.

 

Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson led Lake Cumberland Head Start students through the school building.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson gives head start students hugs as they leave the school.

CMS, CHS academic team members honored

 

Campbellsville middle and high school academic team members were recently honored for their success this season.

 

At the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, March 23, the academic team members were recognized.

 

CMS academic team coach Steven Gumm recognizes his students.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Month for the month of March.

 

From left, front, are fourth-grader J.J. Scharbrough, fifth-grader Kate Billeter, first-graders Ayden Andrew, Miley Orberson and Vicky Li, second-grader Lillian Martin and third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite. Second row, fourth-grader Cameron Estes, second-grader Londyn Smith, third-grader Keylan Strong, second-grader Addysen England, kindergarteners Scarlet Huber and Courtney Gilbert, first-grader Aubreigh Knifley, and second-grader Hunter Bates. Third row, third-graders Alexia Howard and Zachary Cox and fourth-grader Brooklyn Boudreaux. Back, fifth-grader Bryanna Fitzgerald, fourth-graders Anna Floyd, Madison Philpott and Adrianna Garvin and fifth-graders Chase Gabehart, Kenya Bridgewater and Landon Rakes. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Amary Tompkins and Jayden Cox.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of March 19.

 

Second-grader Sawyer Lange received the award.

 

CES second-grader Sawyer Lange was named his school’s Writer of the Week for the week of March 19.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 19.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Nicole Reynolds, first-grader Aleeya Spaulding, third-grader Codey Parks, kindergartener Jacob Parrish, second-graders Summer Daniels and Addelyn Dooley and first-grader Kasen Smith. Second row, first-grader Keagan Shearer, second-graders Fabrizio Segura and Kierra Maupin, fourth-grader Destiny Abell, second-grader Nicholas Almeida, third-grader Lilly Wise, fourth-grader Madie Gebler and third-grader Ava Ellis. Back, fifth-grader Carmen Gurley, third-grader Jayden Moore and fifth-graders Ian Creason and Daisy Wilkerson. Absent from the photo is first-grader Abram Adkins.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of March 19.

 

From left are fourth-grader Madison Philpott, fifth-grader Will Wooley, first-grader Madison Haywood, second-grader Lillian Martin, third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite and kindergartener Cash Davis.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received a visit from several special guests.

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” during the week of March 19 to read some of their favorite books to students.

 

Dan Durham reads to CES first-graders.

CES students learn in reading groups

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing their reading and writing skills by working together.

 

Each day, kindergarten students divide in groups to practice writing sight words and reading books.

 

CES kindergartener Zoe Scharbrough practices writing the word “see.”

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned how to keep their teeth clean and healthy.

 

Dental hygienist Jennifer White, who works at Dr. Randy Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, recently spoke to kindergarteners about the proper way to brush their teeth.

 

Dental hygienist Jennifer White, who works at Dr. Randy Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, shows CES kindergarteners the proper way to brush their teeth.

CES student wins essay contest

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron was named a winner in this year’s Grandparent of the Year essay contest, sponsored by AARP Kentucky and Kentucky Retired Teachers Association.

 

The contest is open to thousands of public school fifth-graders.

 

Negron was recently recognized at a Taylor County Retired Teachers Association meeting.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron was named a winner in this year’s Grandparent of the Year essay contest. She is pictured with her grandfather, Woodford “Junior” Bottoms, and Mitzi Tedder, a Taylor County Retired Teachers Association member.

CES Wings Express director thanks community partner

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express Director Doretha Sanders recently thanked a community partner for hosting a week of special activities at the school.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently came to CES for a week of afternoon activities with students.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express Director Doretha Sanders recently thanked community partners Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members for hosting a week of special activities at the school. Sanders presented Board members with a book that features photos taken during the events. Pictured with Sanders are, from left, Board member Latasha Bell, Chamber Interim Director Niki Marineau, Board member Chad Shively, Sanders, Chamber Board President Jeremy Wood and Board members Leslie De Grez, Pat Cowherd, Austin Tedder and Rob Collins.

CES honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its academic achievers for March.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were honored at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its academic achievers for March. A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were honored at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, March 19. From left, front, are kindergartener Jaxon Williams, first-grader Aubrey Allen, second-graders Nicholas Almeida and Aliy Dunn, third-grader Evan Cundiff and CES Principal Elisha Rhodes. Back, third-grader Braelyn Taylor and fifth-graders Chloe Hoppes and Zeke Harris. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Fallyn Smith, first-grader Ayden Andrew and fourth-graders Gracie Pendleton and Devin Underwood.

CES first-graders to perform musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders will perform a musical in May.

 

On Monday, May 7, students will perform “How Does Your Garden Groove” for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

The performance will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gym.

 

CES Musical

CES second-graders to perform musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders will perform a musical next month.

 

On Monday, April 30, students will perform “The Story of Hats” for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

The performance will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gym.

 

CES 2 Musical

CMS Beta Club to host breakfast fundraiser

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club will host a fundraiser to raise money to attend national convention.

 

The club will host a country ham breakfast on Saturday, April 14, in the Campbellsville High School cafeteria.

 

Breakfast will be from 5 a.m. to noon.

 

CMS Beta Breakfast

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Jim Miller received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

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

 

Miller, along with Taylor County Bank, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors community partner Jim Miller and Taylor County Bank with the community Change Award.

CHS assistant principal receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School Assistant Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

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

 

Kearney received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CHS Assistant Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney with the certified Change Award.

CIS bus monitor, cafeteria worker receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools bus driver and cafeteria worker Leslie Gaines received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

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

 

Gaines received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors bus monitor and CMS and CHS cafeteria worker Leslie Gaines with the classified Change Award.

CIS makes calendar changes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ officials have made changes to the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

After spring break, and for the three remaining Fridays in April, students will attend class until 3 p.m.

 

Also, students will attend class on Wednesday, May 23, for the final day of the school year.

 

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CES hosts luncheon for law enforcement officers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted a soup luncheon on Friday, March 16, in honor of all law enforcement officers.

 

All city, county and state law enforcement officials were invited.

 

Cafeteria staff members prepared a variety of soups, and teachers and staff members made homemade desserts.

 

CES kindergartener Kyler Wilson takes a selfie with Campbellsville Police Officer Jonathan Leigh.

CES students enjoy drawing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently enjoyed an afternoon of drawing.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are encouraged to use their imaginations to express their creativity.

 

CES kindergartener Kennon Dotson draws.

CES kindergarteners enjoy library time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently enjoyed spending some time in the school library.

 

Students in Nikki Price’s class visit the library each week to check out books and hear stories.

 

CES kindergartener Kyler Wilson shows his new book to classmates Jaxon Williams, at left, and Nevaeh Agent.

CES fifth-graders play the bucket drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade music students recently performed some music on the bucket drums.

 

Students in Tammy Hash’s leadership class recently took a music class with Cyndi Chadwick.

 

As part of their class, the students learned how to play the drums.

 

CES fifth-graders Miley Hash, at left, and Deanna Reardon play the bucket drums.

CES students honor CMS, CHS athletes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students honored some Campbellsville middle and high school students at an assembly on Friday, March 16.

 

CMS eighth-grader and volleyball player Tayler Thompson gives high-fives.     CHS sophomore and swimmer Isabella Osborne gives high-fives.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 12.

 

From left, front, are third-grader Cayleigh Underwood, first-grader Gage Henderson, kindergarteners Adelyn Litsey, Alex Newcomb and Joseph Agent, first-grader Ryne Gumm and kindergarteners Levi Dye and Abigail Smith. Second row, second-grader Sawyer Lange, third-grader Kairi Tucker, first-grader Stella Newcomb, second-grader Colton Maggard, third-graders Baylee Pike and Joseph Greer, second-grader Seeley Whitaker and third-grader Maddox Hawkins. Back, fifth-grader Steven Miller, second-grader Journey Webb, fifth-grader Simon Wilkerson, fourth-grader Arianna Childers, fifth-grader Serenity Mings and fourth-grader Chance Owens. Absent from the photo are first-grader Josiah Edwards and third-grader Destiny Choate.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of March 12.

 

CES third-graders Evan Lockridge, at left, and Maddox Hawkins were named Writers of the Week for the week of March 12.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of March 12.

 

From left are fourth-grader Chance Owens, third-grader Aidan Bowles, first-grader Parker Newton, fifth-grader Morgan Spears and kindergartener Remi Petett. Absent from the photo is second-grader Katelynn Vest.

CHS FCA group begins #14-3plus2 initiative

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members are encouraging their fellow students to perform random acts of kindness.

 

The #14-3plus2 initiative honors the 17 people killed in a school shooting in Florida, and the two killed in a recent shooting in Kentucky.

 

Students and faculty members are encouraged to complete acts of kindness in various ways for 17 other people, 14 students and three adults, and two positive acts for themselves.

 

CHS FCA

CMS softball team soliciting sponsorships

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team is soliciting sponsorships to raise money for the upcoming season.

 

Businesses and individuals can sponsor the team, and their logo and name will be printed on a sign posted on the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

Sponsors will also be announced at games.

 

Sponsorship levels are $25, $50, $75 and $100.

 

Eagles Softball

CES preschool students learn about playing fairly

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning ways to play fairly with one another.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, meets with students regularly to talk about their feelings and emotions.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, talks to preschool students about why it’s important for them to always play fairly with one another.

CES students write about leprechauns

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their writing skills.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are discussing the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday.

 

CES third-graders Jaylin Christie, at left, and Alijah Henderson write about how they would catch a leprechaun.

CES first-graders make necklaces

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently made their own necklaces.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students had fun with several activities in honor of the 100th day of school.

 

CES first-grader Jasymon Musselwhite counts pieces of cereal as she makes her necklace.

CES kindergarteners learn about Abraham Lincoln

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently learned all about the presidents of the United States.

 

In honor of Presidents Day, students discussed several presidents, including Abraham Lincoln.

 

CES kindergartener Samuel Terry glues together construction paper as he makes his Abraham Lincoln.

CIS to host public forum on school safety

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is working with local law enforcement to host a public forum to discuss school safety.

 

The forum will be Tuesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

The event is free and open to the public, and all CIS parents are urged to attend.

 

Safety Forum

CES students get some exercise at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun working out together.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently hosted a week of special activities with Wings Express students.

 

On the last day, students had fun playing a bean bag toss game, dancing, doing the limbo and hula hooping.

 

CES third-grader Rajon Taylor limbos, with help from Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members Latasha Bell and Luke Lawless.

CES students make slime at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making slime together.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently hosted a week of special activities with Wings Express students.

 

On the third day, students learned how to mix ingredients together to make slime.

 

CES kindergartener Joshua Dickens picks up his slime, with some help from Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board member Latasha Bell.

CES students make Valentine boxes at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making Valentine boxes together.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently hosted a week of special activities with Wings Express students.

 

On the second day, students made Valentine boxes in the shape of monsters, hippopotamuses and cats.

 

CES second-grader Willow Griffin makes a Valentine box, with help from Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber Board member Leslie De Grez.

CES students make crafts at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making crafts together.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently hosted a week of special activities with Wings Express students.

 

On the first day, students built sculptures with cups, made three-dimensional sculptures with yarn, pipe cleaners and more and painted with food coloring and water.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board member Chad Shively helps second-grader Amani Bridgewater, at left, and kindergartener Lasca Martin stack cups.

CIS cancels school, Board meeting on Monday, March 12

 

Because of winter weather, there will be no school or Board meeting today, Monday, March 12, for Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Tonight's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting has been postponed to Monday, March 19, at 6 p.m. at the CHS gym. An agenda for the special meeting will be set at a later date.

 

No School

CES first-graders make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are making pinch pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students are learning about how art can be functional.

 

Hash also talked to her students about how art can show texture, such as how something feels.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash helps first-grader Aleja Taylor make her pot.

CES preschool students make wacky sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made some wacky sculptures.

 

CES students celebrated Dr. Seuss recently with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students used miniature noodles to create wacky sculptures.

 

CES preschool student Bentley Cox builds his wacky sculpture.

CES preschool students have fun painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun making a special project.

 

CES students celebrated Dr. Seuss with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students read the book “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.”

 

CES preschool assistant Brittany Johnson helps Julie Lasater paint her red fish and blue fish.

CES preschool students enjoy green eggs and ham

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently enjoyed a special treat.

 

CES students celebrated Dr. Seuss recently with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

In Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s preschool classes, students read the book “Green Eggs and Ham” together.

 

CES preschool student Layla Barbee enjoys green eggs and ham.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students celebrated Dr. Seuss with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

Events began on Monday, March 5, and ended Friday, March 9.

 

Students participated in dress-up days geared toward Seuss’s books.

 

CES students dress in their favorite pajamas on The Sleep Book Day.

Superheroes visit CES

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students were recently visited by some special guests.

 

Captain America, Hulk and Iron Man came to CES on Friday, March 9, to see students and play some basketball.

 

From left, Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America give high-fives.

CHS basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School basketball players were honored recently for their success this season.

 

The players were recognized at Campbellsville Elementary School’s assembly on Friday, March 9.

 

CHS girls’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps introduces his senior players, including Kiyah Barnett, Nena Barnett, Kayla Young and Vonnea Smith.     CHS boys’ basketball head coach Tim Davis introduces his players.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 5.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Aubrey Novak, third-grader Trenton Harris, first-grader Kaylee Thompson, kindergarteners Kennon Dotson and Kalie Pilkington and first-grader Demarcus Noyola. Second row, fifth-grader Taylan Hunt, second-grader Jayden Cox, kindergartener Norah Adkins, second-graders Ben Lord and Allison Dean and first-graders Bently Shively and Zoe Weddle. Back, fifth-graders Marissa Segura and Andrew Mardis, second-grader Brendan Martin, first-grader Gavin Martin, third-grader Cayton Lawhorn, fourth-grader Daniel Shively and third-grader Tye Rhodes. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader Kailei Hernandez.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of March 5.

 

Fourth-graders Nora Harris and Ethan Garrison received the award.

 

CES fourth-graders Ethan Garrison, at left, and Nora Harris are the Writers of the Week for their school for the week of March 5.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of March 5.

 

From left are first-grader Jayden Maupin, kindergartener Levi Dye, second-grader Aiden Forrest, fourth-grader Kennedy Griffiths, fifth-grader Thomas Tungate and third-grader Madison Smith.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

Events began on Monday, March 5, and will end Friday, March 9.

 

Students can participate in dress-up days geared toward Seuss’s books.

 

CES students dress as their favorite Dr. Suess characters for Seuss Day.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

Events began on Monday, March 5, and will end Friday, March 9.

 

Students can participate in dress-up days geared toward Seuss’s books.

 

CES students dress for Wacky Wednesday.

CES students celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated Dr. Seuss with some special guests.

 

Campbellsville University students came to CES on Wednesday, March 7, to read some of Dr. Seuss’s classic books.

 

CU students talked about how Dr. Seuss wrote his books in a rhyming style and how reading is always important, no matter a person’s age.

 

CU education student Emily Ford reads a Dr. Seuss book to CES kindergarten students.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

Events began on Monday, March 5, and will end Friday, March 9.

 

Students can participate in dress-up days geared toward Seuss’s books.

 

CES students and teachers dress for Fox in Socks Day.

CES preschool teachers attend Preschool Palooza

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool director and teachers recently attended a Preschool Palooza event to spread the word about their program.

 

Taylor County Public Library hosted the event on Saturday, March 3.

 

From left, CES preschool teachers Denise Spencer and Julie Shelton, Director Ricky Hunt and assistant Brittany Johnson attend Preschool Palooza.     Campbellsville Family and Resource Youth Services Center Director Sue Crabtree, at right, and Campbellsville Middle School FRYSC Corp tutor Ashleigh Lewis attend Preschool Palooza.

CES to host luncheon for law enforcement officers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a soup luncheon on Friday, March 16, in honor of all law enforcement officers.

 

All city, county and state law enforcement officials are invited to attend the free luncheon.

 

CES LE Luncheon

CES third-graders participate in Operation Gratitude

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently helped others by participating in the Operation Gratitude project.

 

Operation Gratitude is a program geared toward lifting the spirits of United States military personnel and first responders.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently wrote letters to be included in Operation Gratitude care packages.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

Events began on Monday, March 5, and will end Friday, March 9.

 

Students can participate in dress-up days geared toward Seuss’s books.

 

On Monday, March 5, students dressed for Cat in the Hat Day. Students dressed like the Cat in the Hat as they celebrated the book “Cat in the Hat.”

 

CES students and teachers dress for Cat in the Hat Day.

CES students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about careers.

 

Sonya Orberson, guidance counselor at CES, recently read “Whose Vehicle Is This?” to students.

 

The book asks students to guess what career a person has by looking at the vehicle they drive.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson asks CES kindergarteners who wants to be an astronaut when they get older.

CES academic team students win awards at region Governor’s Cup competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team members competed at Region Governor’s Cup competition on Monday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, March 3, at Jamestown Elementary School in Jamestown.

 

Several students brought home awards, and the team finished in seventh place overall.

 

Fifth-grader Zeke Harris finished first in language arts.

 

The CES future problem solving team, made up of fourth-graders Connor Coots and Grayson Dooley and fifth-graders Logan England and Bryanna Fitzgerald, won third place.

 

CES fifth-grader Zeke Harris won first place in the arts and humanities category at Region Governor’s Cup competition.     CES future problem solving students won third place at Region Governor’s Cup competition. They are, from left, fourth-graders Grayson Dooley and Connor Coots and fifth-graders Bryanna Fitzgerald and Logan England.

CES students write letters to postal workers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently wrote letters of thanks to local postal workers.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are working hard to improve their writing skills.

 

Recently, students wrote letters to local postal workers in honor of National Thank a Mail Carrier Day, which is recognized on Sunday, Feb. 4.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students in Shirley Cox’s writing classes recently wrote letters to local post office workers in honor of National Thank a Mail Carrier Day.

CHS boys’ basketball players take Eagle Walk

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball players took an Eagle Walk through Campbellsville Elementary School on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

 

The team took on Bardstown on Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the first round of the 5th region tournament.

 

CHS boys’ basketball head coach Tim Davis high-fives CES students during the Eagle Walk.

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about dental hygiene.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, is talking to students about the importance of taking care of their teeth.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, passes out toothbrushes to fifth-grade students.

CES students use candy to practice math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are using candy to practice their math skills.

 

In Amanda Barnett’s class, students were recently given a box of conversation hearts to use for a special math project.

 

CES first-graders Kaiden Bradfield, at left, and Tyler Bryant sort their hearts.

CES first-graders learn about the phases of the moon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently learned the phases of the moon.

 

In Miriah Cox’s and Luci Shofner’s class, students are learning about the moon and stars, and why the moon has different phases.

 

CES first-grader Daven Davis tries to open a cookie so he can make the phases of the moon.

CHS cheerleaders honored

 

Campbellsville High School cheerleaders were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, March 2.

 

Cheerleaders have the longest season of any team at CHS, and were honored and thanked for supporting the CHS athletes.

 

CHS sophomore Isabella Osborne, at left, and freshman Carly Adams lead CES students in a cheer.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 26.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Kadance Ford, first-graders Madison Walters and Daven Davis, second-grader Katelynn Vest, kindergarteners Blakely Gray and Lilly Spencer and first-grader Raelin Goddard. Second row, third-grader Isaya Adams, first-grader Tristan Teel, second-grader Cadynce Cox, first-grader Kiley Noble, kindergartener Mason Gribbin, second-grader Aliy Dunn and third-grader Griffin Skaggs. Back, fifth-grader Joseph Gutierrez, fourth-grader Isaiah Jeffries, third-grader Braxton Tucker, fifth-graders Lilyan Murphy and Ellie Wise and fourth-grader Ethan Irwin. Absent from the photo are second-grader Nadia Taylor and third-grader Christopher Jolivert.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 26.

 

They are second-grader Maleigha Travis and fifth-graders Averi Perkins and Zeke Harris.

 

From left, CES fifth-grader Zeke Harris, second-grader Maleigha Travis and fifth-grader Averi Perkins are their school’s Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 26.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 26.

 

From left are kindergartener Kennon Dotson, fourth-grader Lucas Gribbins, second-grader Kierra Maupin, first-grader Elyzabeth Fisher, fifth-grader Keely Dicken and third-grader Yazlyn Sutton.

CES preschool students use technology to learn

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are using technology in their classrooms.

 

Students are having fun using iStartSmart tablets to operate the Hatch program.

 

CES preschool students Priyanka Flores, at left, and Hoyt Davis watch a video on their iStartSmart tablets.

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned how to keep their teeth healthy.

 

Dental hygienist Brandie Sharp, who works at Dr. John Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, spoke to students about the proper way to brush their teeth.

 

Dental hygienist Brandie Sharp, who works at Dr. John Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, shows CES kindergarteners about the proper way to brush their teeth.

CES choir to present ‘Jukebox Time Machine’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir will present its spring concert on Sunday, May 6.

 

The concert is entitled “Jukebox Time Machine” and will include performances of songs made popular from the 1930s to the 2000s.

 

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CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, March 22.

 

Students and their parents can attend the conferences from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

 

During the conferences, students will discuss their grades with their parents and teachers.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CES custodian honored with Eagle Walk

 

Campbellsville Elementary School custodial worker Daryl Ford has retired after 27 years of service.

 

Before he left CES on Wednesday, Feb. 28, which was his last day of work, students and teachers were given a chance to say goodbye.

 

Ford was honored with an Eagle Walk through the CES building.

 

CES custodian Daryl Ford is honored with an Eagle Walk on Wednesday, Feb. 28, which was his last day of work before retirement.

CHS baseball team selling shirts

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team is selling t-shirts for the upcoming season.

 

The shirts feature the team’s new logo, and are available in several styles.

 

CHS Baseball

CES Wings Express students perform science experiment

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently performed their own science experiment.

 

In Tracey Rinehart’s class, students studied what happens when candy hearts are placed in several types of liquids.

 

Before placing the hearts in water, soda and vinegar, students hypothesized as to whether the hearts would float or sink.

 

After performing the experiment, students recorded and drew pictures of the results.

 

CES teacher Tracey Rinehart shows kindergartner Victrin Ramsey what happens to candy hearts as they soak in water.

Important Message from Superintendent Kirby Smith

 

Please read this important message from CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith.

 

CHS

CHS girls’ basketball players take Eagle Walk

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball players took an Eagle Walk through Campbellsville Elementary School on Monday, Feb. 26.

 

The team will take on Nelson County on Monday, Feb. 26, in the first round of the 5th region tournament.

 

The game begins at 6 p.m. at Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. There are no advance sales.

 

CHS girls’ basketball assistant coach Katie Wilkerson and her players high-five CES students.

CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will celebrate Dr. Seuss in a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

Events will begin on Monday, March 5, and end Friday, March 9.

 

Students can participate in dress-up days geared toward Seuss’s books.

 

Dr. Seuss

Community leaders read to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received a visit from several special guests.

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read some of their favorite books to students.

 

Josh Myers reads to CES first-graders.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Tuesday, March 13.

 

The training will be at the FRYSC Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School, at 10 a.m.

 

Training

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, April 19, at noon.

 

Calendar

CES students to raise money for American Heart Association

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are raising money for the American Heart Association.

 

Throughout the week of Feb. 26, students can participate in Jump Rope for Heart.

 

Each morning, at about 7:30 a.m., students can pay $1 to jump rope with Campbellsville High School athletes.

 

Jump Rope for Heart

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Month for the month of February.

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the fifth of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which is to seek first to understand, then to be understood.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener LaTayvion Brown, first-grader Ava Bennett-Marr, second-grader Maddie Brunelle, kindergartener Daya Griffin, first-graders Carol Moura and Carson Montes, kindergarteners Remi Petett and Abigail Smith and first-grader Lillie Judd. Second row, third-graders Lanigan Price and Madison Smith, fourth-grader Nora Harris, third-grader KayLee Lamer, fourth-grader Alexis Graves, third-grader Gavin Martin and second-graders Kevin Bradfield and Romeo Goins. Back, fifth-graders Lillian Sears, Riley Newton, Jazzmin Coulter, Landon Rakes and Skylar Wilhoite and fourth-graders Keaton Hord and Ethan Garrison. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Mae Miller and Xander Britton, second-grader Brenden Chastain and third-grader Keely Rakes.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Feb. 19.

 

CES kindergartener Landry Brown is his school’s Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 19.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 19.

 

From left, front, are first-graders Hannah Matias and Tyler Bryant, kindergartener Bentley Wilhoite, second-grader Brandon Thompson and kindergartener Tyrek Moore. Second row, second-graders Alex Mixtega and Zach Hak, first-grader Carson Brown, third-graders Sean Welch and Rajon Taylor and fourth-grader Grayson Dooley. Back, fifth-graders Harley Couch-Allen and Lillian Sears, third-grader Yazlyn Sutton, fifth-grader Chris Cox and third-grader Ryan Tungate. Absent from the photo are first-grader Jaden Lutz, third-grader Kae’vin Spaulding and fourth-grader Narissa Barnett.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 19.

 

From left are first-grader Gavin Williams, second-grader Owen Skaggs, kindergartener Courtney Gilbert, fourth-grader Zarek Stone, fifth-grader Zeke Harris and third-grader Evan Lockridge.

Important message from CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is investigating the report of a message written in a bathroom stall at the Campbellsville High School campus.

 

The message was not a direct threat to any student or staff member.

 

However, in light of recent events at public schools, we felt the need to increase security and notify parents of the incident.

 

The safety of all CIS students and staff members is always a top priority.

 

CIS

CES students learn about prefixes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning about prefixes.

 

In Tracey Rinehart’s class, Campbellsville University education student Jordyn Bray recently taught students about the prefixes un- and non-.

 

Bray talked to students about the meaning of the two prefixes, and why they are used.

 

CES second-grader Aliy Dunn holds her prefix palates.

CES students learn to play the drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play the bucket drums.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s classes, fifth-graders are playing different rhythms on their drums.

 

Chadwick is helping students learn to play the SpongeBob Fun Song.

 

CES fifth-grader Andrew Mardis plays the bucket drums.

CES students have fun at Valentine’s dance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun at a Valentine’s dance.

 

Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students were invited to attend the dance on Friday, Feb. 16.

 

About 100 students attended, and had fun dancing together and socializing.

 

CES fifth-graders have fun at the dance. From left are Miley Hash, Keely Dicken holding Kenya Bridgewater, Piper Maggard holding Lilyan Murphy and Dezarae Washington holding Jaclyn Jackson.

CES principal hosts gender reveal

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Elisha Rhodes is expecting her third child in August, and recently got some help revealing its gender.

 

At a special assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 20, students helped Rhodes reveal that her third child will be a boy.

 

CES Principal Elisha Rhodes had some help revealing the gender of her baby, due in August. Rhodes is expecting her third boy. She is pictured with her sons Braxton, at left, a first-grader, and Tye, a third-grader.

CES custodian to retire after nearly 30 years

 

Campbellsville Elementary School custodial worker Daryl Ford was recently honored for his nearly 30 years of service to Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Ford has worked at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, and will retire on Thursday, Feb. 22.

 

At a special assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 20, Ford was recognized and thanked for his numerous years of service.

 

CES custodian Daryl Ford, who is retiring after working for Campbellsville Independent Schools for nearly 30 years, gets hugs and high-fives from students.

CHS bowling team members honored

 

Campbellsville High School bowling team members were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, Feb. 16.

 

The team recently completed its season at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association region competition in Elizabethtown.

 

CHS bowling head coach Stephen Tucker introduces his team members.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 12.

 

From left, CES third-grader Madison Smith, first-grader Kaiden Bradfield and second-grader Eric Epperson are their school’s Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 12.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 12.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Matheus Almeida and Finley Williams, second-grader Addelyn Dooley, third-grader Trever Lasley, second-grader Diego Aquino, third-grader Sammantha Wooley, first-grader Tyce Owens, fifth-grader Breona Bridgewater, kindergartener Macilynn Mann and second-grader Xadrian Fugate. Back, third-graders Alexia Howard and Drevonte Gurley, fourth-grader Addysen Dotson, fifth-graders Mason Fisher and Mellany Parker and Ta’Zaria Owens and third-grader Zachary Cox. Absent from the photo are first-graders Braydan Dyer and Eli Williams.

Health department to host clinic for CIS students

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are invited to attend an immunization clinic at Taylor County Health Department on Monday, Feb. 19.

 

The clinic will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for students to receive the Hepatitis A vaccination.

 

The Hepatitis A vaccine will be available during the clinic on a first come, first served basis, and will be provided for free.

 

Vaccinations

CES preschool students enjoy Valentine snacks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students enjoyed some special Valentine snacks recently.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students have spent several days celebrating Valentine’s Day.

 

CES preschool students Lylah Davis, at left, and Harmony Brown enjoy Valentine snacks.

CES preschool students play Valentine game

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently played a stacking and counting game with candy hearts.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students recently spent several days celebrating Valentine’s Day.

 

As an activity, students were given candy hearts and competed against each other to see how many hearts they could stack in 30 seconds.

 

CES preschool student Xavien Smith stacks candy hearts.

CES students study rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are creating rhythm in their music classes.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students recently used paper hearts – in honor of Valentine’s Day – and Popsicle sticks to practice singing and writing rhythms.

 

CES second-grader Maleigha Travis writes a rhythm.

CES students make Valentine cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently made cards to give to people they love.

 

Students in Kimberly Clark’s kindergarten class made owls out of construction paper.

 

CES kindergartener Mason Gribbin finishes his Valentine writing.

CES preschool students paint

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun painting.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students recently took turns painting on red and pink paper.

 

CES preschool student Nevon Stum shows off his painting.

CES fifth-graders learn about the Bill of Rights

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning about the Bill of Rights.

 

In their social studies classes, students are learning the rights they are guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, and why they are important.

 

Donna White and Jessica Lile are talking to their students about how amendments are made to the U.S. Constitution, and why the first 10 were created.

 

CES teacher Jessica Lile discusses the Bill of Rights with fifth-graders, from left, Dakota Broyles, Miley Hash and Javarius Gurley.

CES kindergarteners make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are making pinch pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students are learning about how art can be functional.

 

Hash also talked to her students about how art can show texture, such as how something feels.

 

CES kindergartener Tylee Britton adds texture to her pinch pot.

CES to host dance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a dance on Friday, Feb. 16.

 

The dance is for students in third, fourth and fifth grades, and will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the CES gym.

 

Dance

CES kindergarteners make Valentine treat bags

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made their own Valentine treat bags.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s class, students made puppy dog bags out of paper sacks and construction paper.

 

CES kindergartener Aliyah Garrett adds eyes and whiskers to her puppy dog Valentine bag.

CES students make Valentine’s Day cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made cards to give to special people in their lives.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently colored and designed their own Valentine’s Day cards.

 

CES kindergarteners Noah Milburn, at left, and Nicholas Wilson color their Valentine’s Day cards.

CIS superintendent named KMEA administrator of the year

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith has received an award from the Kentucky Music Educators Association for his support of the arts.

 

Smith recently received the 4th District KMEA Administrator of the Year award for 2017-2018.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith has received 4th District Kentucky Music Educators Association Administrator of the Year award for 2017-2018. Campbellsville High School band director Zach Shelton, at left, nominated Smith for the award, and he and Campbellsville Elementary School music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, second from left, and Campbellsville Middle School music teacher Jessica Floyd, at right, spoke at the 4th District fall meeting about how Smith strongly supports all the CIS arts programs.

CIS alumnus, parent receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools alumnus and parent Amanda McNeill received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 12.

 

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

 

McNeill, who graduated from Campbellsville High School and now has children attending Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CIS alumnus and parent Amanda McNeill with the community Change Award.

CES academic team students advance to region Governor’s Cup competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team members competed at District Governor’s Cup competition on Tuesday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 10, and won several awards.

 

And, as a result, six students will advance to region competition.

 

At Governor’s Cup competitions, teams compete in on-demand writing, quick recall, future problem solving and five written exams, including math, science, social studies, language arts and arts and humanities.

 

CES academic team members competed at District Governor’s Cup competition on Tuesday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 10, and won several awards. And, as a result, six students will advance to region competition. Students advancing are, from left, front, fifth-grader Logan England, third-grader Cayton Lawhorn and fourth-grader Connor Coots. Back row, fifth-graders Zeke Harris and Bryanna Fitzgerald and fourth-grader Grayson Dooley.

Advertising packages available for 20th District basketball tournaments

 

Campbellsville High School will host the girls’ and boys’ 20th District varsity basketball tournaments next week, to be played on Feb. 20 through Feb. 24.

 

CHS athletics personnel are selling advertisements for the tournament, offered in three packages.

 

CHS Gym Projection Screens

CES students write about their future careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are focusing on their future.

 

In Keri Richard’s third-grade class, students have been studying the importance of having a good career when they get older.

 

Richard talked to students about the difference between needs and wants, and how people must earn money so they can support their family.

 

CES third-grader River McFarland writes about becoming a doctor.

CES students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently completed their first job applications.

 

Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson is talking to students about careers, and asking them what they want to be when they get older.

 

CES third-graders Malachi Sanford, at left, and Isaya Adams look at the many different careers they could have when they get older.

CES students study penguins

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning all about Antarctica and penguins.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s second-grade class, students have been discussing the different types of penguins and reading the classic novel “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” by Richard and Florence Atwater.

 

CES second-graders in Tonya Hagan’s class are learning all about penguins. Hagan recently brought several stuffed penguins to school to keep her students company as they wrote essays about the animals.

CIS honors the late Bobby Brockman

 

There will forever be an empty seat at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is paying tribute to the late Bobby Brockman, who was sports editor at Central Kentucky News-Journal when he died last month.

 

Brockman graduated from CHS in 1974, and attended countless sporting events in the gymnasium in his role as sports editor.

 

The section of bleachers where the late Bobby Brockman always sat in the CHS gym has been removed, and a plaque has been hung in its place.

CES students dress as idioms

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are studying figurative language in their reading classes.

 

Students have recently learned all about personification, hyperboles, similes, metaphors and idioms.

 

To have some fun with their unit, students dressed as their favorite idioms on Friday, Feb. 9.

 

CES third-graders in Keri Richards’s class dress to represent their favorite idioms. From left are Natalia West, Rajon Taylor, Elijah Spurling, Baylee Pike, Rebecca Ray, teacher Keri Richard, Braelyn Taylor, River McFarland and Analeigh Foster.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 5.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Daven Davis, kindergartener Andrew Stout, first-grader Tristian Harris, second-grader Javion Milby, kindergartener Fallyn Smith, third-grader Dre’mareon Gurley, second-grader Drake Edwards and first-grader Serenity Bell. Second row, kindergartener Carter Short, second-grader Lillian Martin, first-graders Bella Stout and Kaiden Bradfield, second-grader Willow Griffin, third-grader Peyton Mitchell, second-grader Bryant Mayo and fourth-graders Shaiden Calhoun and Alyssa Bennett. Back, third-grader Madison Smith, fifth-grader Ethan Cox, third-grader Weston Veltman and fifth-graders Shyanna Young, Dakota Broyles and Riley Newton. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Brayden Taylor and second-grader Tommy Caswell.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 5.

 

From left are fifth-grader Jazzmin Coulter, first-grader Carson Montes, third-grader Dorothy Shively, kindergartener Tyrek Moore, fourth-grader Mary James and second-grader Amani Bridgewater.

CES students learn about the water cycle

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning about the water cycle.

 

In Hannah Jones’s class, students are learning how water circulates between the earth’s oceans, atmosphere and land.

 

CES third-graders Trenton Harris, at left, and Christopher Jolivert place the steps to the water cycle in order.

CES students learn about government

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning all about the federal government.

 

In Donna White’s social studies class, students are studying the three branches of the federal government, including the legislative, executive and judicial.

 

Students are discussing the responsibilities and powers of each branch and learning about checks and balances.

 

CES fifth-graders Logan England, at left, and Morgan Spears work together to play a branches of government card sort game.

CES preschool students make Valentine cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are making Valentine cards.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are making the cards to give to their family members.

 

CES preschool student Kareem Smith decorates a Valentine card, with help from Campbellsville University education student Jordyn Bray.     CES preschool students Lylah Davis, at left, and Xavien Smith decorate Valentine cards.

CES students attend City Council meeting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade students recently attended a Campbellsville City Council meeting.

 

In their social studies classes, students are learning about the branches of government.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders attending the Campbellsville City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 5, include, from left, Logan England, Averi Perkins, Harley Couch-Allen, teacher Donna White, Tyler Haulk, Campbellsville University education student and CES student teacher Kayla Hisel, Jaclyn Jackson, Morgan Spears, Keeley Dicken, teacher Jessica Lile, Piper Maggard, Chloe Hoppes, Dakota Broyles and Kaylyn Lawson.

CES students are Marshall Strong

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are supporting the victims of the recent shooting at Marshall County High School.

 

On Friday, Feb. 2, Kentucky school administrators, students and teachers were asked to wear Marshall County High School’s colors of blue and orange to show support for the school.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students participated on Monday, Feb. 5, because of the 100th Day of School celebration on Friday, Feb. 2.

 

CES students and teachers wear blue and orange in support of Marshall County High School.

CES kindergarteners learn about community helpers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about community helpers.

 

Students are discussing police officers, doctors, fire fighters and teachers, and learning how people who work in those professions help their communities.

 

CES kindergartener Lilly Spencer matches items that police officers, fire fighters, doctors and teachers use to the correct profession.

CES students, teachers celebrate 100th day of school

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students had lots of fun celebrating the 100th day of school this year, with several special activities.

 

The 100th day of the school year was Friday, Feb. 2.

 

In addition to special activities and snacks, students dressed as if they were 100 years old.

 

CES students and teachers dress as if they are 100 years old, in celebration of the 100th day of school on Friday, Feb. 2.

CMS to host softball tryouts

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host softball tryouts on Monday, Feb. 12, and Tuesday, Feb. 13.

 

Tryouts for seventh- and eighth-grade students will be Monday, Feb. 12, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the fieldhouse on the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

Tryouts for fifth- and sixth-grade students will be on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the fieldhouse.

 

Eagle Softball

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Jan. 29.

 

CES fifth-grader Gabriel Noyola, at left, and fourth-grader Connor Coots are their school’s Writers of the Week for the week of Jan. 29.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 29.

 

From left are fourth-grader Izak Burress, kindergartener Norah Adkins, third-grader Rajon Taylor, second-grader Romeo Goins, fifth-grader Deanna Reardon and first-grader Jewell Brewster.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Jan. 29.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Coulter Brady, third-graders Cadence Burton and Ava Taylor and first-grader Ava Caffee. Second row, first-graders NyJah Vaught and Trinity Clark, second-grader Kadance Ford, kindergartener Addisyn Taylor and second-grader Aaron Floyd. Back, fifth-graders Jaclyn Jackson, Austin Gabbert and Thomas Tungate, third-graders Alijah Henderson and KayLee Lamer, first-grader Parker Newton and second-grader Alex Mixtega. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Brayden Carmicle and Lukas Adams, first-grader Aliyah Litsey, second-graders Gracie Murphy and Owen Skaggs, third-grader Anna Keith and fifth-grader Ethan Cox.

CES students create Pop Art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are creating Pop Art.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students are learning about the Pop Art movement, which includes art created based on imagery from popular culture.

 

CES fifth-grader Deanna Reardon paints her Pop Art.

CES students undergo health screenings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are undergoing health screenings to see how they are progressing this school year.

 

At the beginning of each school year, students are weighed, their height is recorded and they undergo an eye exam.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch measures first-grader Addison Perkins to see how much she has grown.

CHS students intern with school counselor

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Caitlin Bright and Missy Vanorder are learning what it’s like to be a school guidance counselor.

 

Bright and Vanorder are completing internships this school year with Beth Wiedewitsch, who is a guidance counselor at Campbellsville elementary and middle schools.

 

CHS senior Missy Vanorder talks to CES second-grader Ethan Bailey about the importance of doing well in school. Vanorder is completing an internship with Beth Wiedewitsch, who is a guidance counselor at Campbellsville elementary and middle schools.     CHS senior Caitlin Bright listens as CES first-grader Serenity Jones undergoes an eye exam. Bright is completing an internship with Beth Wiedewitsch, who is a guidance counselor at Campbellsville elementary and middle schools.

CES students learn about angles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are learning about angles in their math class.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s class, students are studying the three different types of angles and learning to identify them.

 

Students are learning about the right, acute and obtuse angles, and how to measure them.

 

CES fourth-grade teacher Garnetta Murrell helps Amaya Anguiano and Bryson Groves measure angles.

CES to host kindergarten registration March 21 and 22

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host registration on Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, for students entering kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year.

 

To enroll, children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1. In previous school years, the date was Oct. 1.

 

Kindergarten Registration

CES assistant principal teaches preschool students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had a guest teacher – their assistant principal.

 

Doretha Sanders, who previously taught third-grade students at CES but is now an assistant principal, recently served as a substitute in Denise Spencer’s preschool classroom.

 

Sanders talked to the students about winter and the other seasons.

 

Doretha Sanders, who previously taught third-grade students at CES but is now an assistant principal, reads a book about weather to CES preschool students.

CES kindergarteners practice counting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing counting.

 

Students recently focused on counting from one to 20, and had some fun in the process.

 

To help them see the numbers together, students made giraffes out of a number line.

 

CES kindergartener Abigail Smith glues her giraffe and numbers together.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Thursday, Feb. 22.

 

The training will be at the FRYSC Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School, at 1:30 p.m.

 

CIS

CES students practice regrouping

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about regrouping in their math classes.

 

In Lynne Horn’s second-grade class, students are working hard to learn addition and subtraction, with some help from regrouping.

 

CES second-grade teacher Lynne Horn helps second-graders, from left, Lillian Martin, Keiava Thompson and Frehley Whitlow add by using regrouping.

CES students learn to play the recorder

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play recorders in their music class.

 

In Zach Shelton’s class, students each received recorders and are learning to hold the instrument properly and to play notes.

 

CES fourth-grader Alyssa Knezevic laughs as she plays the recorder.

CES students write about MLK

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

In Luci Shofner’s first-grade class, students recently discussed King’s legacy and how he changed the world.

 

Shofner asked her students to think about why King was such a great leader, and why people celebrate him today.

 

CES first-graders Raelin Goddard, at left, and Ronnie Allen write about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CES kindergarteners make snowmen

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made their own snowmen out of construction paper.

 

To celebrate the winter season, students are learning about snow and snowmen.

 

CES kindergartener Matheus Almeida glues together construction paper to make his snowman.

CES students write about hot chocolate

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are practicing their writing skills, while enjoying a special treat.

 

In Amanda Greer’s and Amanda Barnett’s classes, students recently enjoyed a cup of hot chocolate.

 

CES first-graders Destiny Rhinehart, at left, and Braydan Dyer add marshmallows to their hot chocolate.

CES to host Disney dinner and movie night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a Disney dinner and movie night on Thursday, March 8, at 5:30 p.m.

 

The event is open to any child entering preschool or kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Disney characters will attend the event, as will Paw Patrol characters.

 

Disney Dinner and Movie Invitation

Campbellsville Independent Schools to raise money for Relay for Life

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Relay for Life team is selling t-shirts to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

 

The shirt features a large “C” on the front and an Eagle with the word “Eagles” written on the back.

 

Shirt-Front     Shirt-Back

Community leaders read to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received a visit from several special guests.

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read some of their favorite books to students.

 

Jaimie Gilpin reads to CES kindergarteners.

CMS state Beta candidate delivers speech

 

Campbellsville Middle School students will attend the state Beta convention next week, and have spent many weeks preparing.

 

Chase Hord, a seventh-grader, is campaigning for the secretary position, and has spent this week preparing his speech and skit.

 

To get some practice, Hord presented his speech at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, Jan. 26.

 

Chase Hord, a seventh-grader, delivers his campaign speech. He and his fellow Beta members will attend the Kentucky Junior Beta Convention next week.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Month for the month of January.

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the fourth of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which is to think win-win. 

 

From left, front, are kindergartener LaTayvion Brown, fourth-grader Caysen Tungate, second-graders Owen Skaggs, Sawyer Lange and Tina Jiang, first-grader Quincy Travis, second-grader Amani Bridgewater and third-graders Kendall Cruz and Emerson Gowin. Second row, third-grader Malia Thompson, kindergarteners Dane Gray and Macilynn Mann, first-graders Kira Dotson, Aubrey Novak and John Lane, kindergartener Abel Wilson and third-grader Tye Rhodes. Back, third-grader Joseph Greer, fifth-graders Jaxon Garrett, Gabriel Noyola, Averi Perkins and Kyra Parker, fourth-graders Hannah Ma, Chloe Bates and Madisyn Bradfield and third-grader Baylee Pike. Absent from the photo is kindergartener Abigail Smith.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Jan. 22.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Amary Tompkins and Rylee Karr, first-grader Lillie Judd, second-grader Destini Gholston and first-grader Ronnie Allen. Second row, kindergartener Kaiyden Vancleave, first-grader Madison Wilhoite, second-grader Serenity Taylor, first-grader Caleb Goodson, third-grader Malia Thompson, second-grader Raleigh Spencer and first-grader Kaylee Thompson. Back, fifth-grader Chloe Hoppes, fourth-graders J.J. Scharbrough and Tiffani Gaddie, second-grader Logan Weddle, third-grader Rebecca Ray and fifth-grader Tre Shipione. Absent from the photo are third-graders Donnaven Phillips and Lily Coots and fifth-grader Dezarae Washington.

CES first-graders have pajama party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently had fun at a pajama party.

 

Amanda Barnett’s students were treated to the party as a reward for everyone learning how to correctly tie their shoes.

 

And, all the students increased their MAP scores during the most recent testing period.

 

CES first-graders in Amanda Barnett’s class recently had a pajama party to celebrate improving their MAP scores and everyone learning to correctly tie their shoes.

CES preschool students learn about animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning about animals that hibernate.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students are learning about penguins, polar bears and more.

 

In their discussion, students asked how some animals can stay outside when it’s cold.

 

With some help from her teacher Julie Shelton, CES preschool student Charlotte Coots places her hand inside a bag of blubber to see how it keeps an animal warm in the winner.

CES preschool students practice counting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working on their writing and math skills.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students work each day to become better writers and to learn more about numbers and counting.

 

CES preschool student Ace Turner writes the number 12.

CES math students study order of operations

 

Campbellsville Elementary School math students are studying order of operations.

 

Fifth-grade students in Tammy Hash’s math class spend time each day sharpening their math skills.

 

Recently, students worked several problems as a group to make sure they understand how to write a mathematical problem and use the correct order of math operations.

 

CES fifth-graders Steven Miller, at left, and Mason Fisher write a mathematical problem.

CES preschool students practice writing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are practicing their writing skills.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students spend time each day working on their writing.

 

CES preschool assistant Jessica Williams helps Nevon Stum write his name.

CES students make window clings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made their own window clings.

 

During center time, students recently spent time painting snowmen on plastic bags.

 

After the paint dries, students will peal their snowmen off the bags and then use them as window clings.

 

CES kindergartener Brayden Perkins holds his window cling.

CES third-graders tour downtown Campbellsville

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently took a tour of downtown Campbellsville.

 

Students visited Campbellsville Fire & Rescue, Campbellsville Civic Center, Taylor County Courthouse and Taylor County Judicial Center.

 

They also learned about Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS and Campbellsville Police.

 

CES third-graders pose for a photo outside Taylor County Courthouse.

CES students experiment with eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about eggs in their science class.

 

In Patty Haley’s third-grade class, students recently performed an experiment to see just how tough the egg membrane is and how it protects an egg.

 

Students are learning about the parts of an egg, from the yolk to the embryo to the membrane, and the purpose of each.

 

CES third-grader Angelina Babbs drops an egg.

CES students count pumpkin seeds

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently did an experiment with pumpkins to guess how many seeds might be inside.

 

In Patty Haley’s third-grade class, students were recently put into groups and given a pumpkin.

 

Students were asked to analyze whether the size of the pumpkin determined how many seeds were found inside.

 

CES third-graders, from left, Reece Swafford, Joseph Greer, Cadence Burton and Angelina Babbs sort their pumpkin seeds with their classmates.

CES students build with marshmallows

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun learning with marshmallows.

 

First-graders in Luci Shofner’s and Miriah Cox’s classes were given several toothpicks and marshmallows and asked to build structures with them.

 

CES first-grader Kira Dotson holds her marshmallow structure.

CES students count pumpkin seeds

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently did an experiment with pumpkins to guess how many seeds might be inside.

 

In Marcia Sharp’s third-grade class, students were recently put into groups and given a pumpkin.

 

Students were asked to analyze whether the size of the pumpkin determined how many seeds were found inside.

 

CES third-grade teacher Marcia Sharp helps Griffin Skaggs, at left, and Malia Thompson get the seeds out of their pumpkin.

CES Wings Express students sample apples

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about apples and then sampled some different kinds.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, recently came to CES to talk to Wings Express students.

 

Freeman discussed the importance of being healthy, by washing hands, sleeping and eating properly.

 

CES Wings Express kindergarten student Victrin Ramsey samples an apple.

CES students experiment with eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about eggs in their science class.

 

In Marcia Sharp’s third-grade class, students recently performed an experiment to see just how tough the egg membrane is and how it protects an egg.

 

CES third-graders Ava Taylor, at left, and Annabelle Brockman drop their egg.

CES Wings Express students use leaves to create art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently used leaves to create art.

 

Kelsie Pepper from the Taylor County Public Library came to CES to read books and talk about leaves.

 

After reading, Pepper gave students a variety of colors and shapes of leaves to create animals.

 

CES first-grader Veda Burgess holds her leaf animal.

CES art students make ‘-ish’ drawings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own “-ish” drawings.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently listened to the book “-Ish” by Peter Reynolds.

 

In the book, main character Ramon loves to draw.

 

CES third-grader Hayden Maupin colors his “-ish” drawings.

CES fourth-graders visit Mammoth Cave

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently visited Mammoth Cave.

 

Fourth-graders in Kaye Agathen’s, Garnetta Murrell’s, Maranda Wright’s and Samantha Coomer’s classes visited the cave for a tour.

 

They have been studying about caves in their science classes, so touring Mammoth Cave made their studies come to life.

 

CES fourth-graders sit inside Mammoth Cave.

CES kindergarteners learn about African musical instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about African musical instruments.

 

Penny Akers, a retired music teacher, recently visited students to talk about African music.

 

Penny Akers, a retired teacher, shows CES kindergarteners what a djembe looks and sounds like.

CES artists draw still lifes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School artists recently learned to draw still lifes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned that a still life shows a group of objects in an interesting composition.

 

Students looked at several still lifes and studied the different shapes, lines and colors artists use when making the objects look realistic.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash shows her students how to draw a still life.

CES fourth-graders draw self-portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently learned how to draw self-portraits.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently discussed how artists use distortion in their work.

 

CES fourth-grader Keaton Hord holds his finished distorted self-portrait.

CES students learn about fire prevention

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned the importance of working smoke detectors and how to stop, drop and roll.

 

Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel came to CES to talk about the importance of checking and changing the batteries in smoke detectors.

 

Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Captain Keith Bricken talks to CES second-grader Hunter Bates about the proper way to check the battery in a smoke detector.

CIS cancels school on Friday, Jan. 19

 

There will be no school tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 19, for Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Teachers are to report at 9 a.m. for a work day.

 

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CES art students draw family portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently drew family portraits.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students have been studying the principles of drawing.

 

As an assignment, Hash asked students to draw a portrait of their favorite people, doing something together either indoors or outside.

 

CES second-grader Raleigh Spencer colors his family portrait.

CES Wings Express students have fun at Family Night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun during a Family Night.

 

Wings Express teachers hosted the special event, which offered a chili supper, photos with Santa and many fun activities for students and their families.

 

Students had fun making tote bags, making bracelets, decorating ornaments, drawing and coloring, playing pin the tail on the reindeer, getting treats at a cake walk and more.

 

CES first-grader Aubrey Allen, at left, and second-grader Addelyn Dooley paint ornaments.

CES Wings Express students make Santa crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made some Santa Claus crafts.

 

Kelsie Pepper from the Taylor County Public Library came to CES to read with students and make Christmas crafts.

 

Pepper read Christmas stories and then helped students make a Santa Claus clothespin.

 

CES third-grader Kae’vin Spaulding holds his Santa clothespin.

CES kindergarteners learn about kindness

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about kindness.

 

Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talked to students about being polite and kind, and always using their table manners.

 

Orberson told students that it’s important to always say “please” and “thank you.”

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talks to kindergarten students about why it’s important to have good table manners.

CES preschool students learn about the letter I

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about the letter I.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s class learned to write the letter in lowercase and uppercase, and talked about words that start with I.

 

CES preschool student Harmony Brown colors her worksheet containing words that start with I.

CES preschool students enjoy Halloween fun

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently enjoyed some Halloween fun.

 

Students in Julie Shelton’s and Denise Spencer’s classes ate special snacks, enjoyed some candy and made monster cookies.

 

CES preschool student Adaia Taylor holds her monster cookie.

CES preschool students learn about healthy eating

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned about healthy eating and tried some different types of apples.

 

Audrey Myers, extension agent for Family and Consumer Science at Taylor County Extension Office, came to CES recently to talk to preschool students about being healthy.

 

Audrey Myers, extension agent for Family and Consumer Science at Taylor County Extension Office, gives CES preschool student Zyron Young a high-five for trying all the different types of apples.

CES preschool students celebrate birthdays

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated some of their classmates’ birthdays.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s classes like to have fun at special parties.

 

CES preschool student Charlotte Coots enjoys her ice cream.

CES preschool students have fun with leaves

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun learning with leaves.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students played a game together with leaves.

 

Shelton gave each student a bag of leaves, and then, one by one, they pulled the leaves out to look at its shape and color.

 

CES preschool student Noelan McMahan says he found a green leaf.

CES preschool students learn about the seasons

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about the four seasons.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students recently discussed the winter, spring, summer and fall seasons.

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton talks to her students about the fall season.

CES preschool students have fun learning

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun learning with each other.

 

Students enjoy reading books and writing.

 

Recently, in Denise Spencer’s class, students spent time reading together, learning about animals and making their very own books.

 

CES preschool students Rakim Dunn, at left, and Jasiahas Anderson read together.

Long-time CIS employee honored

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently honored one of its long-time employees.

 

Kay Cox, director of pupil personnel and food service secretary, recently retired after 36 years of service.

 

She was honored with a reception, and many of her former co-workers, family members and friends attended.

 

Kay Cox, director of pupil personnel and food service secretary, recently retired after 36 years of service at Campbellsville Independent Schools. She was honored with a reception, and many of her family members, friends and former co-workers attended.

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting their exercise.

 

Each day, students spend time playing together in the gym.

 

Students enjoy running, playing basketball and kickball and seeing who can hula hoop the longest.

 

From left, CES preschool students Xavien Smith, Rakim Dunn and Hoyt Davis have fun together playing with a kickball.

CES preschool students make polar bears

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about polar bears and then made their own.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are learning about animals that live in cold weather, such as polar bears.

 

CES preschool student Marla Bat holds her polar bear.

CES preschool students make penguins

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about penguins and then made their own.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are learning about animals that live in cold weather, such as penguins.

 

CES Preschool Assistant Brittany Johnson helps Xavien Smith paint his penguin.

CES students get some exercise

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education class.

 

Students enjoy spending time doing some warmup exercises and then playing a game or activity together.

 

CES kindergartener Kyler Wilson hula hoops.

CES third-graders make New Year’s resolutions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently made New Year’s resolutions.

 

Students in Patty Haley’s class have discussed the tradition of making resolutions at the beginning of the year.

 

As a project, students were given a worksheet on which to write their own New Year’s resolution and then colored a face to tape on it.

 

CES third-grader Donnaven Phillips holds his New Year’s resolution project.

CES first-graders learn to blow bubbles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are learning to blow bubbles with chewing gum.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students recently enjoyed some chewing gum as part of a writing assignment.

 

CES first-grader Karter Young blows a bubble as he and classmates Briley Sapp and Tristian Harris watch.

CES students learn about measurements

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about measurements.

 

Students recently talked about how objects can be different heights and sizes.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Nikki Price helps Cameron Dean measure.

CIS dismisses school

 

Because of illness, there will be no school tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 11, at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

School had previously been dismissed on Friday, Jan. 12, for a Teacher Work Day.

 

There will also be no school on Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

 

School will resume Tuesday, Jan. 16.

 

No School

CIS adds staff members to Eagle family

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently added five employees to the Eagle family.

 

From teachers to instructional assistants and support positions, the new staff members are an integral part of making the school year a success.

 

New employees met for orientation on Friday, Jan. 5, to learn about the District’s policies and procedures and more.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently added five employees to the Eagle family. From left are LeeAnn Grider, sixth- and seventh-grade math teacher at Campbellsville Middle School; Weston Horn, instructional assistant at Campbellsville Elementary School; Jacob Burdette, virtual lab instructor at Campbellsville High School; Judy Cox, media center assistant at CES; and Rebecca Lawless, attendance clerk at CHS.

CIS superintendent thanks Board members

 

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

 

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

 

These Board members serve our school and community with integrity and honor. They are committed to our children’s future.

 

Board members

Board of Education members honored

 

Campbellsville Board of Education members were honored at their regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 8, for their dedication and service to Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

The month of January is recognized as School Board Recognition Month.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honored each Board member with a certificate of thanks.

 

And, on behalf of staff members and administrators, Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Elisha Rhodes, Campbellsville Middle School Principal Zach Lewis and Campbellsville High School Principal David Petett presented the Board members with some Eagle apparel.

 

In honor of the month of January being recognized as School Board Recognition Month, Campbellsville Board of Education members were honored at their regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 8, for their dedication and service to Campbellsville Independent Schools. From left are Mitch Overstreet, Board Chair Pat Hall, Board Vice Chair Suzanne Wilson and Angie Johnson and Barkley Taylor.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner First United Methodist Church received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 8.

 

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

 

The church, which has supported CIS students for more than 30 years, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Linda Dernier, at left, and Lana Helm, who coordinate the Stars Child program at First United Methodist Church, with the community Change Award.

CES kindergarten assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Kindergarten Assistant Zach Durham received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 8.

 

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

 

Durham received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES Kindergarten Assistant Zach Durham with the classified Change Award.

CIS choir department to host ‘Eagle Winterfest’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ choir department will host “Eagle Winterfest,” an indoor shopping event, on Saturday, Feb. 3.

 

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

There will be a variety of local vendors selling craft items, clothing and much more.

 

Eagle Winterfest

CES first-graders enjoy center time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders have enjoyed coming back to school.

 

Recently, students had fun during center time.

 

CES first-graders Aubreigh Knifley, at left, and Cloud Malone read together.

CES students write about Christmas vacation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their writing skills.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students recently discussed what they did during Christmas vacation.

 

CES second-grader Drake Edwards writes about his Christmas vacation.

CES fourth-graders learn about idioms

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are learning to expand their writing skills.

 

In Maranda Wright’s reading classes, students are discussing idioms, alliterations, similes and metaphors.

 

CES fourth-grader Ethan Garrison draws a picture of the idiom “burning a hole in my pocket.”

CES students have fun during indoor recess

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently had fun during indoor recess.

 

Students in Luci Shofner’s class spend time each day learning and having fun together.

 

For their recess time, since they can’t go outside to play, students enjoy coloring, building with blocks and shapes, playing with Play-Doh and more.

 

CES first-grader Ronnie Allen builds an airplane with shapes.

CES preschool students learn about snow

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about the winter season.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students are reading books about winter and talking about what happens during the season.

 

CES preschool assistant Jessica Williams talks to students about snow and how much fun they have playing in it.

CES students celebrate

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated the end of the first week of school in 2018.

 

At the school assembly on Friday, Jan. 5, students gathered together to recite the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, celebrate students who have had birthdays and cheer for the Eagles.

 

And, at the end of the assembly, students had a dance party before going to their classrooms.

 

CES fifth-graders dance after the first school assembly of 2018.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Jan. 1.

 

First-grader John Hagan Newton received the award.

 

CES first-grader John Hagan Newton is his school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Jan. 1.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, Feb. 1, at noon.

 

The meeting will be at the Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council room, which is on the CHS campus.

 

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CHS students teach computer coding

 

Campbellsville High School students recently taught elementary school students how to write computer coding.

 

As part of the Hour of Code initiative, a group of Student Technology Leadership Program students taught Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders in Patty Haley’s class about computer coding.

 

CHS junior Brandon Greer teaches CES third-graders how to write computer coding.

CES students have fun on ‘Dojo Day’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun during a special “Dojo Day” of fun activities.

 

Students who had earned enough Dojos could attend the special activities.

 

CES fourth-graders Raenna Jefferson, at left, and Lauren Pace slide down an inflatable.

CIS presents ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

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

 

CIS presented its annual “Christmas Spectacular” on Sunday, Dec. 10, in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Music ensembles from Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools performed, including the second-grade choir, the third-, fourth- and fifth-grade choir, the CHS jazz band, the CMS and CHS choirs, winds and percussion students and beginning band students.

 

CES second-graders Lucian Abel, at left, and Jayden Cox perform.     From left, CMS eighth-graders Isabella Vannice, Myricle Gholston and Abby Brisko sing.     CHS choir members sing. In front, from left, are junior Jeremiah Jackson, senior Darius Wright and sophomore Zaria Cowan.

CES preschoolers, kindergarteners meet Santa

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool and kindergarten students recently had a visit from a very special guest.

 

Before Christmas break, students wrote letters to Santa, telling him they have been very good this year.

 

And, shortly after Santa received the letters, he came to CES to see the preschool and kindergarten students.

 

CES preschool students see if Santa’s beard is real.

CES kindergarteners present Christmas program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently presented a Christmas musical.

 

Under the direction of CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, students sang Christmas songs and performed dances.

 

Students performed for their CES classmates during the school day, and then hosted a performance for their parents in the evening.

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, front, Ambie Edwards and Lilly Spencer sing. In back are Abel Wilson and Kyler Wilson.

CES fifth-graders visit rehabilitation center

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade students recently visited the residents at a local rehabilitation center.

 

Students visited Grandview before Christmas break, and sang Christmas carols and read to residents.

 

They also spent time talking with the residents and enjoyed getting to know them.

 

CES fifth-grader Deason Smith reads to a Grandview resident.

CES Wings Express students make Christmas trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently celebrated Christmas by making their very own Christmas trees.

 

Kindergarten students were given construction paper and cut out shapes to make a tree, ornaments and a star.

 

Then, students glued the pieces together to make their trees.

 

CES kindergartener Alex Newcomb holds his Christmas tree.

CES fourth-graders make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently made their own Christmas ornaments.

 

Students made snowflakes, wreaths, gingerbread men and Christmas trees.

 

From left, CES fourth-graders Raegan Hayes, Alyssa Knezevic and Chloe Bates hold their ornaments.

CES students write Christmas poetry

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently wrote their own Christmas poetry.

 

In Maranda Wright’s reading class, students have been learning about haikus.

 

To practice, students wrote their own Christmas-themed haikus.

 

CES fourth-graders Carson Mills, at left, and Alyssa Knezevic create their Christmas haiku ornaments.

CES students make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own wooden Christmas ornaments.

 

Students in Tracey Rinehart’s class made the ornaments out of pieces of wood cut from trees.

 

CES second-grade teacher Tracey Rinehart helps Logan Weddle paint a snowman on his ornament.

CES students make ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently made their own Christmas ornaments.

 

As a project, students were asked to choose a book to read.

 

After reading their book, the students completed a worksheet and wrote about why they liked the book and drew a picture depicting the story.

 

Then, students made a Christmas ornament based on the story or a character from the book.

 

CES second-grader Ben Lord tells his classmates about his ornament.

CES students have fun during Grinch Day

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently spent a day having fun while learning the story of the Grinch who stole Christmas.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Nikki Price’s, Leanna Cundiff’s and Kimberly Clark’s classes spent a day watching “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” making Grinch handprints, coloring the Grinch while learning sight words and making their very own Grinch snack.

 

CES kindergartener Kyler Wilson holds his Grinch handprint.     CES kindergartener Kalie Pilkington holds her Grinch snack.

CES kindergarteners make elf hats

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently got in the Christmas spirit.

 

Students made several Christmas crafts and read some holiday stories.

 

One of their activities was making their very own elf hats.

 

CES kindergarten assistant Brittany Johnson smiles as Gracie McKenzie tries on her elf hat.

CES Wings Express students read ‘The Polar Express’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently celebrated Christmas by reading a special story.

 

Before the Christmas break, Campbellsville University education student Jordyn Bray read “The Polar Express” to CES Wings Express kindergarten students.

 

Campbellsville University education student Jordyn Bray gives CES Wings Express kindergarten students their very own Polar Express sleigh bell.

CES Wings Express students celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently celebrated Christmas together.

 

Before the Christmas break, students had special snacks and spent time making Christmas crafts and coloring Christmas pictures.

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, Tatum Hoskins, Jaxon Williams and Joshua Dickens color with Campbellsville University education student Brandon Rioux during a Christmas party for Wings Express students.

CES staff members honored

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored several staff members who retired during the first half of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Those retiring include teacher Lynn Kearney, teacher Melanie Cox, bookkeeper Patti Caulk and media center assistant Lois Kemp.

 

Lynn Kearney laughs with his family members.     Melanie Cox hugs her students.     CES Principal Elisha Rhodes talks about Lois Kemp’s memories at CES.

CES teachers perform ’The Twelve Days of Christmas’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School teachers and administrators recently performed a special song for their students.

 

At the school assembly on Monday, Dec. 18, the group performed a rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

 

CES teacher Ann Michael Tucker catches teacher Maranda Wright as they sing “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

CES preschool students present Christmas musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently presented a Christmas musical for their classmates.

 

Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s students practiced their songs and dances for several weeks.

 

CES preschool students, from left, Onyx Hunter, Noelan McMahan, Jayla Barbee and Zyron Young perform with their classmates.

CES fourth-graders present ‘Run, Run, Rudolph’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently performed for their classmates.

 

In their music class, Garnetta Murrell’s leadership students recently learned to play the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders perform “Run, Run, Rudolph.” In front are Joshua Weise, at left, and Stanley Napper. Back, Adrianna Garvin and Isaiah Jeffries.

CES preschool students present Christmas musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently presented a Christmas musical for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

Students performed their musical on Tuesday, Dec. 19.

 

Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s students practiced their songs and dances for several weeks.

 

CES preschool students Layla Barbee, at left, and Anthony McClure sing Christmas songs.

CES first-graders learn about warm, cool colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently learned about warm and cool colors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned that warm and cool colors can evoke specific emotions and are used for many artistic purposes.

 

CES first-grader John Hagan Newton colors his warm and cool color house.

CES second-graders learn about warm, cool colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently learned about warm and cool colors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students practiced what they learned by doing some drawing and coloring.

 

CES second-grader Madison Choate colors her warm and cool color face.

CES preschool students celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun together celebrating Christmas.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s classes had parties to celebrate the holiday, complete with special snacks.

 

From left, CES preschool students Priyanka Flores, Marla Bat and Hoyt Davis enjoy their class Christmas party.

CES kindergarteners make edible Christmas trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made edible Christmas trees.

 

Students in Nikki Price’s class are learning about shapes.

 

To help them learn the shape of a 3D cone, students were given an ice cream cone to start their edible tree.

 

CES kindergartener Shannon Carmicle enjoys his edible Christmas tree.

Elves wreak havoc at CES

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have recently noticed some messes in their classrooms.

 

Shortly before Christmas break, elves arrived at CES to watch over students.

 

Santa sent the elves to make sure students were being good for their teachers and parents.

 

Elves recently created some messes at CES. This elf helped himself to a classroom candy basket.

CES first-graders learn about the Grinch

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently got in the Christmas spirit.

 

Before leaving for Christmas break, students learned all about the Grinch and then made their own.

 

CES first-grader Ahryan Wilson smiles as he poses as the Grinch.

CES kindergarteners make Christmas crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently had fun making Christmas crafts.

 

Students rotated to four stations to make Christmas cards, play bingo, dance to Christmas music and make jingle bell bracelets.

 

CES kindergarten teachers are Lisa Wiseman, Nikki Price, Kimberly Clark and Leanna Cundiff.

 

CES kindergartener Amiiyah Nunez makes a Christmas card.

CES students have fun coloring, making Christmas cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun coloring Christmas pictures and making their own Christmas cards.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students made cards to send to soldiers.

 

And, during a rotation of Christmas activities, fourth-graders colored Christmas scenes.

 

CES first-graders, from left, Justin Walls, Aubrey Novak and Caleb Goodson make Christmas cards for soldiers.

CES students celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated Christmas together.

 

Students exchanged gifts and enjoyed special snacks together.

 

Teachers brought in special gifts for all their students to enjoy during school, such as educational and fun games.

 

CES third-grader Malachi Sanford opens a gift that Santa brought for Keri Richard’s classroom.

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Merry Christmas!

 

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Merry Christmas!

 

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

 

Best wishes from the Eagle family for a happy holiday.

 

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CES students make candy cane, snowflake ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently made their own candy cane ornaments.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s class had fun making their own ornaments to hang on their class Christmas tree.

 

CES second-grader Bella Stout hangs her ornament on the class tree.

CES students have fun at elf’s disco party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently had fun at a disco party – hosted by their elf on a shelf.

 

Eaglette, the elf on the shelf visiting Patty Haley’s classroom, has had lots of fun this Christmas season.

 

Recently, Eaglette left a note for Haley’s students saying she is very proud of them for doing so well on the Star reading and math tests.

 

From left, CES third-graders Aidan Wilson, Devyn Tingle, Yazlyn Sutton and Drevonte Gurley dance with their classmates in a conga line during their disco party.

CES art students create self-portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own self-portraits.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are learning about how artists create emotion through their work.

 

CES second-grader Tina Jiang colors her self-portrait.

CES kindergarteners learn about warm, cool colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently learned about warm and cool colors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students practiced what they learned by doing some painting.

 

CES kindergartener Gracie McKenzie glues her leaves to her cool color painting.

CES preschool students perform experiment

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently performed a science experiment.

 

Students in Julie Shelton’s class had some fun with candy canes.

 

Shelton helped students learn about how candy canes are made, and then placed them in some liquids to see what happens.

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton places candy canes in hot water, cold water and vinegar to see what will happen.

CES kindergarteners practice coloring

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun coloring Christmas pictures.

 

To color one picture correctly, Lisa Wiseman’s students had to use a code to decipher.

 

CES kindergartener Jeremiah Stebelton uses a code to color his Christmas reindeer.

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CES second-graders read to preschool students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grades recently spent time with some younger students.

 

The second-graders spent time reading books and talking to students in Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s preschool classes.

 

CES second-grader Zach Hak reads to preschool students Zyron Young, at left, and Modesty Taylor.

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CES students shop with AR points

 

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

 

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

 

Students read books and answer questions about them. The student is awarded points based on how many questions they answer correctly on the quiz.

 

CES fifth-graders shop with their AR points.

CES students have fun at dance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had lots of fun at the first dance of the school year.

 

Students in third-, fourth- and fifth-grades were invited to attend the dance, which was hosted by the Campbellsville High School soccer team.

 

CES students have fun dancing together.

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CES kindergarteners make elf hats

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are getting in the Christmas spirit.

 

Recently, students made several Christmas crafts and read some holiday stories.

 

One of their activities was making their very own elf hats.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff helps Kingson Duncan try on his elf hat.

CES first-graders present reader’s theater

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently presented a reader’s theater for their classmates.

 

At the school assembly on Friday, Dec. 15, students in Amanda Barnett’s class performed “’Twas the Night Before Christmas Break.”

 

CES first-grader Ryne Gumm smiles as he delivers the last line.

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CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Dec. 11.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Aubrey Allen, first-grader Raelin Goddard, second-graders Tristen Williams and Addelyn Dooley, fourth-grader Kendall Bright, first-graders John Lane and Addison Perkins and second-grader Carter Wethington. Second row, kindergartener Alaziah Smith, first-grader Laurna McKenzie, second-grader Lucian Abel, third-grader Natalia West, second-grader Lillian Martin, kindergartener Lukas Adams and third-grader Jaylin Christie. Back, third-grader Alexia Howard, fourth-grader Brayden Paiz and fifth-graders Joseph Gutierrez, Skylar Wilhoite and Jazzmin Coulter. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Noah Milburn and third-graders Hayden Maupin and Destiny Choate.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Dec. 11.

 

Second-grader Elizabeth Foster received the award.

 

CES second-grader Elizabeth Foster is her school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Dec. 11.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 11.

 

From left are kindergartener Linnly Adams, first-grader Jackson Wright, fourth-grader Stanley Napper and second-grader Katelynn Vest. Absent from the photo are third-grader Destiny Choate and fifth-grader Daisy Wilkerson.

CES students write letters to Santa

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently wrote letters to Santa, in hopes he might visit them come Christmas.

 

In their letters, students thanked Santa for coming to see them last year, and passed along that they have been good this year.

 

And while students asked for gifts, they also asked for all children in the world to have toys, clothes, food and loving parents.

 

Letters to Santa

INFAC donates to Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

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

 

The money will be used toward providing technology equipment and upgrades for student use at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

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

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CES students learn about contractions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about contractions.

 

Each day, first-grade students work with reading interventionist Laura Dicken to practice reading, spelling and pronouncing words.

 

CES reading interventionist Laura Dicken works with CES first-graders, from left, Trinity Clark, Kasen Smith and Gabriella Tate as they learn about contractions.

CES first-graders focus on reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are focusing on their reading skills.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students spend time each day working on reading.

 

CES first-grader Karter Young reads to classmate Gabriella Tate.

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CES Wings Express program to resume Jan. 8

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Wings Express program has changed its schedule for the upcoming weeks.

 

There will be no Wings Express activities on Monday, Dec. 18, or Tuesday, Dec. 19.

 

The program will resume on Monday, Jan. 8.

 

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CIS community partner, lifelong Eagle fan receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner and lifelong Eagle fan Terry Dooley received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Dec. 11.

 

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

 

Dooley, who graduated from CHS in 1970, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors community partner and lifelong Eagle fan Terry Dabney with the community Change Award.

CES teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School teacher Maranda Wright received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Dec. 11.

 

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

 

Wright, who has been a teacher at Campbellsville elementary and middle schools since July 2012, received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES teacher Maranda Wright with the certified Change Award.

CES students make Native American art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to make Native American art.

 

Third-graders in Adrienne Hash’s art classes recently drew Native American shields on paper plates.

 

Students discussed how Native Americans used shields to represent special powers and symbols.

 

CES third-grader Baylee Pike designs her Native American shield.

CES kindergarteners learn about the Grinch

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are getting in the Christmas spirit.

 

Students recently learned all about the Grinch and then made their own.

 

The students were given worksheets with a different part of the Grinch and had to color them and the put the pieces together.

 

CES kindergartener Macilynn Mann colors the Grinch.

CES students make snowflake ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are getting in the Christmas spirit.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class recently made snowflake ornaments.

 

CES first-grader Serenity Jones adds glitter to her snowflake ornament.

Elves make messes in CES classrooms

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently found a mess in their classrooms.

 

Elves have arrived at CES to watch over students as the Christmas holiday nears.

 

When students in Patty Haley’s, Hannah Jones’s and Keri Richard’s classes came to school on Friday, Dec. 8, they found that the elves had thrown toilet paper all over their rooms.

 

CES third-graders in Patty Haley’s class came to school recently and found their elf had thrown toilet paper all over their classroom.

CIS students, teachers sing Christmas carols

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and teachers spread some Christmas cheer on Thursday, Dec. 7.

 

A group of students and teachers sang Christmas carols at Bluegrass Way and Grandview rehabilitation and nursing facility.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and teachers sing Christmas carols at Grandview.

CES students study pop art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying pop art, and making some of their own.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s classes, students are learning about pop artists Roy Lichtenstein and Jim Dine.

 

Pop art is art based on pop culture and the trends of the time period. Pop art can be made from everyday items.

 

CES fourth-grader KaMiya Williams creates her pop art.

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. 2, CIS principals 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’ principals and students recently helped Q-104 raise money for the community’s Toys for Tots fundraiser. From left are CHS Principal David Petett, CHS senior Chanson Atkinson, Q-104 radio personality Rob Collins, CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Myricle Gholston and Karley Morris, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Deason Smith, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes, CMS eighth-grader Blake Settle and CMS Principal Zach Lewis.

CES students make Christmas finger paintings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are getting into the Christmas spirit.

 

In Amanda Greer’s first-grade class, students are making ornaments, coloring Christmas pictures and having fun painting.

 

CES teacher Amanda Greer helps first-grader Braydan Dyer paint his Christmas lights.

CES students perform

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently performed for their classmates.

 

Kaye Agathen’s fourth-grade students are learning about percussion instruments in their music class.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee is teaching students to play the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders play the bucket drums.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Dec. 4.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Alex Eggers, kindergarteners Aliyah Garrett and Chanler Mann, first-graders Carson Montes and Elyzabeth Fisher and kindergartener Emmaline Vespie. Second row, second-graders Gracie Murphy and Ethan Bailey, third-graders Skyler Brown, Jazzlyn Cox and Bryleigh Curry, second-graders London Whitlow and Frehley Whitlow and first-grader Cloud Malone. Back, third-grader Sean Welch, fourth-grader Kealey Mann, fifth-grader Jaxon Garrett, third-grader Braelyn Taylor, fifth-graders Dakota Broyles and Ta’Zaria Owens, fourth-grader Isaiah Jeffries and fifth-grader Landon Rakes. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Scarlet Huber, first-grader Gage Henderson and second-graders Madison Choate and Journey Webb.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Dec. 4.

 

CES third-grader Annabelle Brockman is her school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Dec. 4.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 4.

 

From left are fifth-grader Destiny Milby, second-grader Luke Mardis, third-grader Griffin Skaggs, fourth-grader Zarek Stone, kindergartener Josiah Dean and first-grader Gracie Gebler.

CES students paint winter scenes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are painting winter scenes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are learning about how to make shades and tints of colors.

 

CES second-grader Navon Copeland paints.

CES art students study Kandinsky

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying artwork made by Wassily Kandinsky.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students studied Kandinsky’s artwork, and then made their own in his style.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Gebler paints.

CHS graduate works with CES students

 

Campbellsville High School graduate Heather Bailey is now working with Campbellsville Elementary School students as she studies to become a teacher.

 

Bailey, who graduated in 2016, is an education student at Campbellsville University.

 

CHS graduate Heather Bailey makes slime with CES kindergartener Zoe Scharbrough.

CES students receive free books

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received some free books donated by local businesses.

 

Students in Luci Shofner’s and Miriah Cox’s class received a copy of “My Favorite Book,” which tells a story encouraging students to always do their best and be their best.

 

Students in Miriah Cox’s class recently received a copy of “My Favorite Book,” which tells a story encouraging students to always do their best and be their best.     Students in Luci Shofner’s class recently received a copy of “My Favorite Book,” which tells a story encouraging students to always do their best and be their best.

CES students study Christmas traditions around the world

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about Christmas traditions from around the world.

 

Second-grade students are discussing how people from many different cultures celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday.

 

Lisa Kearney’s students recently discussed how those living in the Netherlands celebrate.

 

CES second-grader Hunter Bates cuts out his wooden shoe and vegetables after learning about the holiday traditions in the Netherlands.

CES students learn about gingerbread houses

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about gingerbread houses.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing classes, students discussed how some families make gingerbread houses as part of their Christmas traditions.

 

Cox said the tradition is especially popular in Germany.

 

CES writing teacher Shirley Cox watches as third-graders write about gingerbread houses.

CES students learn about the saxophone

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about musical instruments.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s classes, students are discussing many different types of instruments, and how they are used to make sound.

 

Woodwind instruments, such as the clarinet, saxophone and bassoon, create sound through a mouthpiece and reed.

 

To see how a woodwind works, Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee, who is Chadwick’s student teacher, recently played the saxophone for students.

 

Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee plays his tenor saxophone for CES first-graders.

CES Wings Express program to host Family Night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express staff members will host Family Night for students and their families on Thursday, Dec. 7.

 

Activities are planned from 5 to 7 p.m. in the CES cafeteria and gymnasium.

 

There will be a variety of free activities, crafts and games.

 

All students who attend Wings Express and their family members are welcome to attend.

 

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Community leaders read to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received a visit from several special guests.

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read to students.

 

Penny Akers reads to CES kindergarten students.

CES students make butter

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students are learning to make butter.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students recently learned that butter is used to eat and cook with, and that it can be found at grocery stores, restaurants and movie theaters.

 

CES first-grader Carol Moura shakes the class’s jar of butter as teacher Miriah Cox watches.

CES Wings Express students practice writing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students are practicing their writing skills.

 

Using whiteboards and markers, kindergarten students recently wrote letters and their sight words.

 

At Wings Express, students spend time each day working on their reading, writing and math skills.

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, Joshua Dickens, Alex Newcomb and Jaxon Williams practice writing their sight words.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Nov. 27.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Landry Brown, second-grader Elizabeth Foster, third-grader Mason Jackson and kindergartener Lillian Merriweather. Second row, kindergartener Jayden Cox, third-graders Malachi Sanford and Braxton Agee, first-grader Kira Dotson, second-grader Briana Wooley, third-grader Devyn Tingle and second-grader Lillian Martin. Back, fifth-graders Havana Whitaker and Aiden Eastridge, fourth-grader Aidan Phillips, fifth-graders Kaleb Miller and Ian Creason and fourth-grader Hannah Ma. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Macilynn Mann, first-grader Nevaeh Shofner, second-grader Amylah Taylor and fourth-grader Keaton Hord.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

 

Fourth-grader Christian Hart received the award.

 

CES fourth-grader Christian Hart is his school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

 

From left are first-grader John Lane, third-grader Keely Rakes, fifth-grader Rowan Petett, fourth-grader Jaden Embry, second-grader Bryant Mayo and kindergartener Joshua Dickens.

CES academic team to host bake sale

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade academic team will host a bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

The sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kroger in Green River Plaza.

 

Cost is donations only.

 

Bake Sale

CES guidance counselor leads reading group

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their reading skills with their guidance counselor.

 

Sonya Orberson meets with a group of students every week to read together and discuss reading strategies.

 

Orberson is currently reading “The Indian in the Cupboard” by Lynne Reid Banks.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson reads “The Indian in the Cupboard” with, clockwise from left, Joseph Greer, Aidan Wilson, Reece Swafford, Luke Adkins and Hayden Maupin.

CES students learn about candy canes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning all about candy canes.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students recently discussed the history of the candy cane.

 

The candy cane is shaped like a “J” to represent a shepherd’s crook, she told the students.

 

CES writing teacher Shirley Cox helps third-graders, from left, Sean Welch, Braxton Agee and Cobain Carter as they write about candy canes.

CES students make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own Christmas ornaments.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, kindergarten students are using clay to make ornaments.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash helps kindergartener Jaxon Williams add jewels to his ornament.

CES kindergarten students to present Christmas musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students will present a Christmas musical and art show.

 

The performance will be Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gym.

 

CES kindergartener Trinidy Gribbins shuts her eyes and sticks out her tongue as she dances to a Christmas song.

CES kindergarten students write letters to Santa

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing their writing skills.

 

Students are working with their teachers to write letters to Santa.

 

CES kindergartener Amary Tompkins writes her letter to Santa.

CES students learn to write letters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning the proper way to write a letter.

 

In Donna White’s writing class, students are learning about the heading, greeting, body, closing and signature of a letter.

 

CES fifth-grader Spencer Bates practices the parts of a letter by writing a letter to Santa.

CIS spreads Christmas wishes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is spreading Christmas wishes to the Campbellsville and Taylor County community.

 

CIS recently set up a sign in Miller Park, as part of the City of Campbellsville’s annual Christmas lights display.

 

The sign wishes the community a Merry Christmas.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade choir members recently sang Christmas songs at a ceremony to turn on the light display and kickoff the holiday season.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is spreading Christmas wishes to the Campbellsville and Taylor County community by displaying this message in Miller Park.

CES students learn about community helpers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are learning about community helpers.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students recently had a visit from a familiar community helper and learned all about his job.

 

Randy Bricken, who is a volunteer firefighter at Taylor County Fire & Rescue and a custodial worker at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, spoke to students.

 

Randy Bricken, who is a volunteer firefighter at Taylor County Fire & Rescue and a custodial worker at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, talks to CES first-graders about his job as a firefighter and the equipment he uses to keep him safe.

CES choir members sing at Christmas lighting ceremony

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade choir members recently performed at a public ceremony.

 

The CES group sang at the annual ceremony, hosted by the City of Campbellsville, to turn on the Christmas lights in Miller Park.

 

Students sang Christmas and other songs.

 

CES second-graders Destini Gholston, Lainey Price and Lillian Martin sing.

CHS football players take Eagle Walk through school hallways

 

Campbellsville High School football players were recently honored with an Eagle walk through Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools.

 

CHS will host Beechwood High School on Friday, Nov. 24, in the semi-finals of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class A tournament. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.

 

This is the third time in school history that the CHS football team has played in the KHSAA semi-finals.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit leads his team in the Eagle Walk through CES. At left is senior Tyrion Taylor.

CES students make Thanksgiving crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently had fun making Thanksgiving crafts.

 

Students rotated to three classrooms to make their crafts.

 

At one stop, students traced their hands and then wrote something they are thankful for on each of the fingers. After cutting out their hands, students wrote about what they are thankful for.

 

From left, CES third-graders Codey Parks, Alyah Meadows, Yazlyn Sutton and Angelina Babbs paint with their fingers.

CES students use handprints to make turkeys

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning all about Thanksgiving.

 

Students are discussing Thanksgiving traditions and the history of the holiday.

 

As an activity, students recently used their handprints to make a turkey.

 

CES kindergartener Konnar Hicks creates his turkey.

CES students make turkey hats

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own turkey hats as they learned about the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

CES students spent several days discussing Thanksgiving traditions and the history of the holiday.

 

As an activity, kindergarteners used construction paper to make their own turkey hats.

 

CES kindergartener Aliyah Garrett makes her turkey hat, with help from teacher Leanna Cundiff.

CES first-graders make turkeys

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently made their own turkeys.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students recently colored and put together turkey pictures.

 

CES first-grader Carson Brown glues his turkey to construction paper.

CES students write about being thankful

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are writing about what they are thankful for this holiday season.

 

In Tracey Rinehart’s second-class, students are practicing their writing skills.

 

CES second-graders Addysen England, at left, and Asia Singleton work together as they write their thankful essays.

CES students enjoy Thanksgiving feast

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast.

 

Students in Patty Haley’s and Hannah Jones’s classes brought in Thanksgiving food items so they could eat together as a group.

 

CES third-graders Trenton Harris, at left, and Dalton Shively pray with their classmates before enjoying their Thanksgiving feast.

CES, CMS students learn from football players

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school students recently learned about doing their best in school from some college football players.

 

Campbellsville University and Southwestern Assemblies of God University football players recently visited CES and CMS to talk to students.

 

The players read to students and spoke to them about the importance of listening to their teachers and doing their best in school.

 

SAGU player Matt Lighter and CU players Kendon Young, center, and Brayden Russell talk to CES fifth-graders. Young graduated from Campbellsville High School in 2016.

CHS football players walk through CES hallways

 

Campbellsville High School football players were recently honored with an Eagle walk through Campbellsville Elementary School.

 

CHS defeated Crittenden County on Friday, Nov. 17, to advance to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association semi-finals game.

 

Before the game vs. Crittenden County, CHS football players walked through the CES hallways.

 

CHS head football coach Dale Estes high-fives CES fifth-graders.

CES first-graders make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently made Christmas ornaments.

 

In Amanda Barnett’s class, students are discussing Christmas traditions.

 

CES first-grader Marlee Dickens adds glitter to her snowflake ornament.

CES students make Thanksgiving books

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made books to learn about Thanksgiving.

 

In Luci Shofner’s class, students are learning about Thanksgiving traditions such as gathering with family members, talking about why we are thankful and more.

 

Students learned about the first Thanksgiving and why the Pilgrims came to America.

 

CES first-grader Ahryan Wilson cuts out his Thanksgiving book.

CES students to present play

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders will soon present a Christmas play for their classmates.

 

In Amanda Barnett’s class, students are learning the play “Twas the Night Before Christmas Break.”

 

CES first-grader Elijah Williams, at left, delivers his lines as classmate Kaiden Bradfield listens.

CES first-graders make turkeys

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are practicing their math skills and making turkeys.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students were recently given a worksheet that contained the parts of a turkey.

 

Some math problems were hidden in the feathers, however.

 

CES first-grader Carson Brown holds his finished turkey.

CES art students learn about Thanksgiving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students are learning about Thanksgiving.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students recently listened to the book “A Turkey for Thanksgiving” by Eve Bunting.

 

The book is about a turkey who is invited to a Thanksgiving dinner, but fears he will end up on the table as the main course.

 

To discourage his friends from inviting him to dinner, Turkey places signs on his property to discourage guests.

 

CES kindergartener Macilynn Mann colors her turkey. Her sign reads “No Turkey Here!”

CHS football team to host Beechwood in state semi-finals game

 

Campbellsville High School football team will host Beechwood High School in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 24.

 

Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m.

 

This is the first time since 1998 and the third time in school history that the Eagles have played in the state semi-finals.

 

Admission is $6 for adults, children and students.

 

CHS Football Region Champs

CHS football region championships shirts available

 

Campbellsville High School football team is selling region championship shirts.

 

On Friday, Nov. 17, the CHS football team defeated Crittenden County to win the Class A Region 1 championship.

 

This is the first region championship win for the Eagles since 1998.

 

CHS Eagle Football Region Champs

CES principal pied in the face

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Elisha Rhodes recently received a few pies in the face – 188 of them.

 

For four weeks, CES students were challenged to be at school every day. In the end, 188 students had perfect attendance during that time period.

 

As a result, Rhodes agreed to receive 188 pies in her face at the school’s assembly on Friday, Nov. 17.

 

CES Principal Elisha Rhodes braces herself as third-grader Lanigan Price prepares to pie her in the face.

CES raises more than $400 for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators recently raised money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

On Halloween, students paid $1 to wear their costumes to school.

 

More than $400 was collected.

 

All money collected will benefit cystic fibrosis research, in honor of the late Kelsi Brown, who battled the disease.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators recently raised more than $400 for cystic fibrosis research, in honor of the late Kelsi Brown, who battled the disease. Brown, a niece to CES bookkeeper Patti Caulk and CES special education teacher Libby Caulk, attended Campbellsville Independent Schools several years ago. From left are Patti Caulk, Kelsi’s mother Jeanne Caulk Brown, Libby Caulk and her grandson CES third-grader Braxton Tucker and CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

 

Fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron received the award.

 

CES fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron is her school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Month for the month of November.

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the third of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which is to put first things first. 

 

From left, front, are fourth-grader Lauren Pace, second-grader Chase Gabbert, first-grader Ryne Gumm, fifth-grader Spencer Bates and fourth-grader Destiny Abell. Second row, third-grader Evan Cundiff, second-grader Destini Gholston, kindergarteners Carter Ward and Hayden Goff, first-grader Josiah Edwards and kindergartener Trinity Dye. Third row, third-grader Griffin Skaggs, fourth-grader Connor Coots, first-grader Zoe Weddle, kindergartener William Li, third-grader Luke Adkins, second-grader Ally Dunn, first-grader Carson Brown and second-grader Eric Epperson. Back, third-grader River McFarland, second-grader Maleigha Travis and fifth-graders Andrew Mardis, Rowan Petett and Piper Maggard. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Riley Bright and fourth-graders Kennedy Giffiths and Demi Hao.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Nov. 13.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Kevin Bradfield, third-grader Dorothy Shively, first-grader Nicholas Brunner, second-grader Serenity Taylor and kindergartener Zoe Scharbrough. Second row, first-grader Quincy Travis, second-grader Asia Singleton, third-grader Evelyn Stancill, kindergartener Zyhaven Taylor, third-grader Joseph Greer and second-grader Kenady Hayes. Back, fifth-graders Summer Cothern, Jaxon Garrett and J.J. Gurley, third-grader Dalton Shively, fifth-grader Harley Couch-Allen and third-grader Reece Swafford. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Fallyn Smith, first-graders Malachi Conner and Gavin Paris and fourth-graders Toby Adams and Raeanna Jefferson.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

 

From left are third-grader Ajada Smith, kindergartener Tyrek Moore, first-grader Brea Miller, fifth-grader Noah Leachman and second-grader Tristen Williams. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader ReAnna Jeffries.

CES Wings Express students practice counting, coloring

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students are practicing their coloring and counting skills.

 

Students were recently given a worksheet to color, but had to decode a key of numbers to see which colors they were to use.

 

The scene depicted fruit labeled with numbers, and students used their key to see which colors correspond with which numbers.

 

CES kindergartener Kaiyden Vancleave colors.

CES students make turkeys in disguise

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made turkeys in disguise in honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

 

Students were given a worksheet with a turkey printed on it and asked to disguise their turkey as something else.

 

They could color the turkey, but had to add objects to make it three-dimensional.

 

CES third-grader Cayleigh Underwood disguises her turkey as a rock star.

CES students focus on reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are focusing on reading.

 

Each day, reading interventionist Laura Dicken works with students to expand their vocabulary, strengthen their reading skills and write and spell words.

 

CES first-grader Levi Choate reads.

CES students learn about Thanksgiving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about Thanksgiving.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s kindergarten class, students are discussing the Thanksgiving holiday and its traditions.

 

Cundiff’s students recently made turkey hats and other crafts and are reading Thanksgiving stories.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff reads “The Silly Turkey Party” by Steve Metzger to her students.

CES students learn about woodwind instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about musical instruments.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s classes, students are discussing many different types of instruments, and how they are used to make sound.

 

Woodwind instruments, such as the clarinet, saxophone and the bassoon, create sound through a mouthpiece and reed.

 

To see how a woodwind works, Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee, who is Chadwick’s student teacher, played the bassoon for students.

 

Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee plays the bassoon for CES second-graders.

CES second-grade choir performs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade choir members recently performed from a community group.

 

The choir was invited to perform at Campbellsville Baptist Church for the Young at Heart group’s potluck dinner on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

The students performed songs about America, including “I’m So Glad to Be Here,” “Oh, I Love America,” “The Day of Peace” and more.

 

CES second-grade choir members, from left, Asia Singleton, Lainey Price, Lillian Martin, Addysen England Anna Keith sing.

CES students sharpen their math skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

In Luci Shofner’s first-grade class, her students are focusing on subtraction.

 

CES first-grader Jackson Wright works a subtraction problem.

CES Wings Express students hear motivational message

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently heard an inspirational message from a guest speaker.

 

Keith Merritt, youth minister at Woodlawn Christian Church, spoke to students on Monday, Nov. 13, about why Every Monday Matters.

 

Merritt spoke to students about what it will take for them to accomplish their goals in life.

 

He said students can’t simply begin a career without any training or education.

 

Keith Merritt, youth minister at Woodlawn Christian Church, spoke to students on Monday, Nov. 13, about why Every Monday Matters.

CES students make ornaments for ‘Project Rudolph’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are putting their art skills to use to help soldiers this Christmas.

 

For the fifth year, CES is participating in “Project Rudolph,” a campaign to provide gift bags to soldiers deployed overseas, injured veterans and soldiers traveling through airports around Christmas time.

 

Last year, “Project Rudolph” bags were given to service members in about 20 countries around the world. More than 20,000 bags were given around the world. For some soldiers, this is the only Christmas present they will receive.

 

For their part, CES students made reindeer ornaments in Adrienne Hash’s art class.

 

CES first-grader Gabriella Tate adds a nose to her reindeer ornament.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Rob Collins received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

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

 

Collins, who is a radio personality at Q-104, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent SchoolsSuperintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Rob Collins, a radio personality at Q-104, with the community Change Award.

CES/CMS guidance counselor receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov 13.

 

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

 

Wiedewitsch, who has been a guidance counselor at Campbellsville Independent Schools for nearly 17 years, received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES/CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch with the certified Change Award.

CES preschool assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Preschool Assistant Beth Sandidge received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

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

 

Sandidge, who will soon become the bookkeeper at CES, received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES Preschool Assistant Beth Sandidge with the certified Change Award.

CES to raise money for local family

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members are raising money for a local family.

 

Talon Perkins, the 1-year-old son of Kyle and Beth Perkins, was born with a congenital heart disease and pulmonary vein stenosis.

 

Allison Cox, who is an exceptional child educator at CES, is an aunt to Talon.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members are raising money for a local family.    Talon Perkins, the 1-year-old son of Kyle and Beth Perkins, was born with a congenital heart disease and pulmonary vein stenosis.    Allison Cox, who is an exceptional child educator at CES, is an aunt to Talon.

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team will host its second alumni game on Sunday, Dec. 17, as a fundraiser.

 

Purple Reign alumni basketball game will begin at 5 p.m. at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium. Doors will open at 4:15 p.m.

 

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Those ages 5 and younger will be admitted free.

 

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

CHS cross country runner advances to state meet

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently completed its season, with a runner advancing to the state meet.

 

CHS junior Ian McAninch competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association boys’ cross country meet at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, Nov. 4.

 

He competed against 264 runners, made up of teams and individual runners from across the state.

 

McAninch finished the 3.1-mile race in 20 minutes and seven seconds, in 166th place.

 

CHS juniors Ian McAninch, at left, and Evan McAninch run.

CES students perform for their classmates

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently performed a song on the bucket drums for their classmates.

 

At the school-wide assembly on Friday, Nov. 10, CES fourth-graders in Maranda Wright’s leadership class performed “Uptown Funk” on the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders LaDainien Smith, at left, and Malikiah Spurling play the bucket drums.

CMS girls’ basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball players were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, Nov. 10.

 

The CMS girls’ eighth-grade basketball team recently won its first Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship title in 20 years.

 

CMS girls’ basketball players give high-fives to CES students.

CES choir members perform for their classmates

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir members recently performed for their classmates.

 

At a recent school-wide assembly, CES third-, fourth- and fifth-grade choir members sang the song “American Tears.”

 

CES fourth-grader Nora Harris sings a solo.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

 

CES second-grader Ally Dunn is her school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Nov. 6.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Josiah Dean, first-graders Jackson Wright and Delaney Staton, second-grader Maddie Brunelle and first-grader Lillie Judd. Second row, second-grader James Brunner, first-grader Miley Orberson, second-grader Destini Gholston, third-grader Cobain Carter and kindergarteners Blakely Gray and Samuel Terry. Back, fifth-grader Kate Billeter, third-grader Kairi Tucker, fourth-grader Zarek Stone, fifth-graders Skylar Wilhoite and Payton Releford, fourth-graders Bradley Paris and Easton Williams and third-grader Elijah Spurling. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Cameron Dean, second-grader Marion Mann and fifth-grader Falicity Lewis.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

 

From left are fifth-grader Kylee Sowders, kindergartener Alinna Bray, fourth-grader Connor Coots and first-grader Mason Edwards. Absent from the photo are second-grader Allison Dean and third-grader Mark Lawson.

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ raffle

 

Campbellsville High School athletic department has begun its annual “12 Days of Christmas” raffle to raise money for its programs.

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

 

Tickets are $30 each, and will include two Pick 3 numbers, so each ticket comes with two chances each day to win the day’s cash prize.

 

Raffle

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, Dec. 7, at noon.

 

The meeting will be at the Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council room, which is on the CHS campus.

 

Calendar

CES students study the number four

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are studying the number four.

 

In Nikki Price’s class, students are working hard to spell and write “four,” and to write the number numerically.

 

Price’s students are also practicing counting to four.

 

CES kindergartener Levi Dye concentrates as he writes the number four.

CES students play the drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play the drums.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, students are practicing keeping a steady beat by playing the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders Braydn Spurling, at left, and Demetrious Dickens play the bucket drums.

CES students write letters to veterans

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently wrote letters to give to local veterans.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are learning the proper way to write a letter.

 

Before writing their letters, students discussed the importance of Veterans Day, which is Saturday, Nov. 11.

 

CES writing teacher Shirley Cox helps third-grader Zachary Cox as he writes a letter to a veteran.

CMS girls’ basketball team selling championship t-shirts

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team is selling Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference championship t-shirts.

 

The team recently won the CKMSAC tournament for the first time in 20 years.

 

CMS defeated Casey County, which was undefeated, to bring home the championship plaque.

 

CMS GB Team

CES art students make clay fish sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay animals.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, third-graders recently learned how to use clay and shape it to look like fish.

 

They learned techniques such as scoring to make marks in their clay and to add realistic eyes and a mouth.

 

CES third-grader Lilly Wise adds eyes to her clay fish.

CES girls’ winter travel basketball to begin soon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School girls’ winter travel basketball team will soon begin its season.

 

The team is open to girls in second through fifth grade.

 

There will be an informational meeting for interested players and parents on Monday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in the CES cafeteria.

 

Eagle Basketball

‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 10

 

The annual Campbellsville Independent Schools “Christmas Spectacular” concert will be Sunday, Dec. 10, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Music ensembles from Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools will perform, including the CHS show choir and ensemble, the CES third-grade choir and middle school choirs.

 

CMS and CHS concerts bands will also perform.

 

CIS Christmas Spectacular

CES receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s family resource center recently received a donation to help its students.

 

Campbellsville Rotary Club collected and donated bags of underwear for students.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, accepts a donation of underwear from Campbellsville Rotary President Les Chadwick.

CES students win attendance challenge

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently participated in an attendance challenge, and, as a result of their success, their principal will soon get a pie in the face.

 

For four weeks, CES students were challenged to be at school every day. In the end, 188 students had perfect attendance during that time period.

 

As a result, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes will receive 188 pies in her face at an upcoming assembly.

 

Tammy Hash’s fifth-grade leadership class recently won the school’s four-week attendance challenge, with a rate of 97 percent. Students will be rewarded with a pizza or donut party. From left, front, are Kaleb Martin, Miley Hash, Deanna Reardon, Anna Floyd, Harley Couch-Allen, Tyler Haulk and Payton Releford. Back, KeKe Miller, Andrew Mardis, Rowan Petett, Jaclyn Jackson, Ta’Zaria Owens, Dezarae Washington, Riley Newton, Steven Miller and Hash.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 30.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Gavin Williams, kindergartener Alinna Bray, first-grader Gabriella Tate, kindergarteners William Li and Jeremiah Stebelton and second-grader Aaron Floyd. Second row, second-grader Amani Bridgewater, first-grader Destinee Henry-Turner, second-grader Brody Sidebottom, fourth-grader De’Asia Fisher, third-grader Kendall Cruz and second-grader Eric Epperson. Back, fifth-graders Bronson Cox and Michael Abel, third-grader Analeigh Foster, fifth-grader Piper Maggard and third-grader Damien Clark. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Samuel Terry, first-grader Jasymon Musselwhite and fifth-graders Morgan Spears and Will Wooley.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 30.

 

From left are kindergartener Kennon Dotson, third-grader Lilly Wise, first-grader Caleb Goodson, second-grader Maleigha Travis, fourth-grader Cameron Taylor and fifth-grader Bronson Cox.

CHS baseball program selling pavers

 

Campbellsville High School baseball program is selling pavers as part of a renovation project at the team’s field.

 

A new entrance and landscaping project is currently underway at the CHS campus and will be completed by spring.

 

After the renovation is completed, head coach Blake Milby says the finished project will be one that all Eagle alumni and fans can be proud of for many years to come.

 

CHS Baseball Pavers

CES students learn about primary, secondary colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students are learning about primary and secondary colors.

 

And, along with their lesson, students recently mixed primary paints to make secondary colors and then used them to paint a parrot.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned how to use red, yellow and blue to make orange, green and purple. Then, the students took brushes and made the colors.

 

CES second-grader Ethan Bailey paints.

CES students donate food to those in need

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently collected canned goods to donate to those in need.

 

As part of Red Ribbon Week, which was Oct. 23-27, CES hosted a canned food drive for the Campbellsville/Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

 

Last school year, about 1,000 cans were collected.

 

And this year, about 1,250 cans were collected.

 

CES fourth-graders in Kaye Agathen’s leadership class collected many of the nearly 1,250 canned food items to be donated to the Campbellsville/Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

CES Wings Express students learn about diversity

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about diversity.

 

Campbellsville University education student Taylor Black came to the after-school program to read and students about how everyone is different.

 

Black read the book “The Colors of Us,” by Karen Katz, which is about a young girl who begins to see the world in a new way by celebrating the differences and similarities in people.

 

Campbellsville University education student Taylor Black reads “The Colors of Us” to CES Wings Express third-grade students.

CIS to host cheerleading league

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a developmental cheerleading league for girls in kindergarten through fifth grade.

 

Those eligible to participate are students attending Campbellsville Independent Schools or Kentucky Christian Academy.

 

Players will meet two times each week, one day for practice and on Sunday afternoons for games.

 

CIS Developmental Cheer League 17

CES celebrates Halloween, raises more than $300 for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators had fun wearing their costumes on Halloween and raising money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, students paid $1 to wear their costumes to school.

 

In all, about $350 was collected.

 

CES teachers and administrators wear their Halloween costumes to raise money for cystic fibrosis research.

CES students learn, have fun at Study Buddies program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders are having fun and learning at their own after-school program.

 

Study Buddies is a free program for the students.

 

The program is offered from 3 to 4:15 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

 

Teachers stay after school to help students with homework. They also have a snack, play educational games and have fun with other enrichment activities.

 

CES teacher Garnetta Murrell helps fourth-grader Jace Cox with his homework.

CES students expand their vocabularies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to expand their vocabularies.

 

Each day, first-grade students work with reading interventionist Laura Dicken to practice reading, spelling and pronouncing words.

 

CES first-grader Addison Perkins writes the word “that.”

CES hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted student-led conferences on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

About 150 students and their parents attended the conferences to meet with teachers.

 

During the conferences, students discussed their grades and the progress they are making in their classes.

 

CES second-grader Logan Weddle talks to his parents John and Renae Weddle about his grades.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received a visit from several special guests.

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read to students.

 

Larry Rowell reads to CES fifth-graders.

CES fourth-graders tell spooky stories

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently wrote spooky stories and performed them for their classmates.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s language arts class, students were asked to write a spooky story about Halloween.

 

When finished, students performed their stories by using props and scary sound effects.

 

CES fourth-grader Aleecia Knezevic reads her spooky story.

CIS to host Veterans Day program

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a Veterans Day program for local veterans and community members.

 

The special ceremony will be on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students will present the program.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a Veterans Day program for local veterans and community members.    The special ceremony will be on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.    Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students will present the program.

CES, CMS and CHS choirs to present fall concert

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs will present a fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 5.

 

The concert will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Hamilton Auditorium on the Campbellsville High School campus.

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs will present a fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 5.    The concert will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Hamilton Auditorium on the Campbellsville High School campus.    The performance is free and open to the public.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students celebrated Red Ribbon Week this week with several special events.

 

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the country, and serves as a way for students to take a stand against illegal drugs.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week was Oct. 23-27.

 

Events included special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students and teachers wear superhero clothing, because superheroes don’t do drugs.

CES students honor CHS cross country runners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School cross country runners.

 

At the CES assembly on Friday, Oct. 27, the CHS cross country runners were introduced and honored for a successful season.

 

CHS cross country runners high-five CES students.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 23.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Brenden Chastain and kindergartener Michael Priddy. Second row, kindergartener Victrin Ramsey, second-grader Hunter Bates, first-grader Aliyah Litsey, kindergartener Linnly Adams, first-grader Ayden Andrew, kindergartener Hayden Goff, first-grader LeeAnna Garvin and fourth-grader Madison Philpott. Third row, second-grader Luke Mardis, third-grader Zaemar Hoskins, second-grader Rizzo McKenzie, kindergartener Nicholas Wilson and fourth-grader Braydn Spurling. Back, fifth-grader Carmen Gurley, third-grader Jaron Johnson, fifth-graders Destiny Bradley and Jacob Graham, third-graders River McFarland and Tye Rhodes and first-grader Braxton Rhodes.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 23.

 

From left are first-grader Kasen Smith, fourth-grader Raegan Hayes, kindergartener Alex Wilson, second-grader Chase Gabbert and fifth-grader Morgan Spears. Absent from the photo is third-grader Camron Bryant.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this week with several special events.

 

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the country, and serves as a way for students to take a stand against illegal drugs.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students team up against drugs by wearing school colors.

CES students learn action words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun while learning about action words.

 

In Luci Shofner’s first-grade class, students are studying verbs, which are words that describe action.

 

To help them learn about verbs, Shofner’s students had fun with an activity.

 

CES first-grader Stella Newcomb glues her verb flower together.

CIS to host basketball league

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a developmental basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade, starting in November.

 

Those eligible to attend are students attending Campbellsville Independent Schools or Kentucky Christian Academy.

 

Players will meet two times each week, one day for practice and on Sunday afternoons for games.

 

CIS Basketball League

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this week with several special events.

 

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the country, and serves as a way for students to take a stand against illegal drugs.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students dress for the career they would like to have or the college they support, knowing that, if they are drug free, they can do and be anything they want.

CES kindergarteners learn, have fun with Halloween games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning and having fun while playing Halloween games.

 

Students are practicing their math and painting skills at stations set up in their classroom.

 

CES kindergartener Macilynn Mann counts with plastic spiders.

CES fifth-graders mentor younger students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are mentoring some younger students at their school.

 

The students are reading to CES first-graders in Amanda Barnett’s class each Tuesday morning.

 

In front, CES fifth-grader Payton Releford reads to first-grader Kylei Thompson as fifth-grader Bryanna Fitzgerald reads to first-grader Tyler Bryant.

CIS superintendent speaks to Rotary Club

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently spoke to Campbellsville Rotary Club members about the great happenings at his school system.

 

Smith, who has worked at CIS since 2004, said he has been blessed to serve as a special education teacher, assistant principal, principal and now superintendent.

 

“Although I’m not home-grown, this is home,” he said.

 

Smith said he is excited to serve in his new role and is learning every day.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently spoke to Campbellsville Rotary Club members about the great happenings at his school system.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this week with several special events.

 

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the country, and serves as a way for students to take a stand against illegal drugs.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students dress in camouflage and green to not let drugs pollute their lives.

CES Wings Express, Study Buddies canceled for Oct. 31

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students attending after-school programs won’t be staying after school on Tuesday, Oct. 31.

 

Wings Express activities and Study Buddies have been canceled for that day.

 

The programs will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 1.

 

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CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this week with several special events.

 

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the country, and serves as a way for students to take a stand against illegal drugs.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

CES students dress in red, white and blue for Drug Free America Day.

CES preschool students learn about pumpkins

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about pumpkins.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are talking about where and how pumpkins grow.

 

Students were able to see the inside of a pumpkin when Spencer carved one in their classroom.

 

CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer carves her class’s pumpkin.

CES fourth-graders make Red Ribbon Week agamographs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are making agamographs for Red Ribbon Week.

 

In Kaye Agathen’s class, students are learning that agamographs are a series of images that change at different angles.

 

Agamographs are named after Israeli sculptor Yaacov Agam, who is known for his optical and kinetic art.

 

CES fourth-grader Jaden Barbee colors her agamograph.

CES third-graders learn multiplication tables

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning their multiplication tables.

 

In Keri Richard’s class, students are first learning the 0, 1 and 2 multiplication tables.

 

Students are completing worksheets for practice, and then working with Richard individually.

 

CES third-graders Camren Skaggs, at left, and Rajon Taylor sit together as they work on their multiplication math worksheets.

CES to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host student-led conferences on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Students and their parents can attend the conferences from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CES students honor Eagle Band members

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored the members of the CIS Marching Ensemble.

 

The Eagle Band will compete in KMEA regional competition on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Madison Southern High School in Berea.

 

The band has won first place in its class at each competition this season.

 

CHS band members perform for CES students.

CES students honor cancer survivors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored several Eagle family members who are battling cancer.

 

At the school’s assembly on Friday, Oct. 20, several Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees were honored.

 

CES students honor Eagle family members who are cancer survivors.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Month for the month of October.

 

From left, front, are first-grader John Hagan Newton, second-grader Anna Keith, fifth-grader Taylan Hunt and fourth-grader Maylee Wilds. Second row, kindergartners Tabitha Leggett, Jaxon Williams, Jacob Sandidge and Tylee Britton, first-graders Demarcus Noyola and Bentley Shively and third-grader Stephen Green. Third row, second-graders Nadia Taylor and Izzy Brunelle, third-grader Ava Ellis, first-grader Aniyah Adams, fourth-grader Savannah Wethington, third-grader Cayton Lawhorn and fourth-grader Shaiden Calhoun. Back, fifth-graders Mackenzie Negron, Kate Billeter and Lilyan Murphy, fourth-grader Ryder Murphy, third-grader Evan Lockridge, fourth-grader Christian Hart and third-grader Yazlyn Sutton. Absent from the photo are first-grader Justice Nelson and second-grader Lainey Price.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 16.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Jaxson Hunt, fifth-grader Thomas Tungate, third-grader Gavin Martin and second-grader Brendan Martin. Second row, third-grader Alexia Howard, first-grader Justin Walls, kindergartener Jacob Sandidge and first-graders Madison Haywood, Ava Bennett-Marr and Brea Miller. Back, fifth-grader Chris Cox, fourth-graders Cameron Taylor and Trinity McFarland, third-grader Emerson Gowin, fifth-graders Averi Perkins and Zeke Harris and second-grader Romeo Goins. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Scarlet Huber and Dawson Morton.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 16.

 

From left are third-grader Evan Lockridge, fourth-grader Jalen Embry, kindergartener Kennon Dotson, first-grader Mason Edwards, second-grader Jacob Golden and fifth-grader Deanna Reardon.

CIS employees learn about proposed retirement changes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees recently learned about the proposed changes in the state retirement system.

 

State Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, came to the Campbellsville Elementary School campus to talk to the employees.

 

Wise explained the proposal, released this week, and asked for feedback about it.

 

State Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, talks to CIS employees about the proposed changes in the state retirement system.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and have continued for several weeks.

 

Each week, students study all about a specific color and then dress in that color each Thursday.

 

CES kindergarteners in Leanna Cundiff’s class wear white and gray for Color Week.

CES students use cereal to learn math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are using cereal to practice their math skills.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s class, students are learning how to respond to short answer math prompts.

 

During a recent lesson, students were asked to answer a question about a boy having 112 candy pieces and sharing them equally with three friends.

 

CES fourth-grader Aliyah Burton counts using pieces of cereal.

CES choir prepares for fall concert

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir is preparing for its fall concert.

 

Under the direction of music teacher Jessica Floyd, students are learning songs by many popular artists.

 

CES third-grader Lily Coots sings.

CES students have fun with math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are having fun learning about math.

 

Students in Miriah Cox’s class recently began rotating to various math stations.

 

CES first-grader Dyra Welch finds numbers that add together to make 10.

CES second-graders learn sight words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are working hard to learn new words.

 

In Lynne Horn’s class, students recently received a new list of sight words.

 

Before learning the words, students took a pre-test on them.

 

CES second-grader Mylee Bell smiles as she spells a word on her pre-test.

CES students read ‘Bunnicula’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students are reading the book “Bunnicula.”

 

In their reading group with art teacher Adrienne Hash, students are reading and analyzing the book, which was written by Deborah and James Howe.

 

The book is about a vampire rabbit named Bunnicula who sucks the juice out of vegetables.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash listens as second-grader Addelyn Dooley reads.

CES students learn about fall

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about fall.

 

Students are discussing fall traditions, one of which is eating candy corn.

 

CES kindergartener Bentley Wilhoite glues construction paper on his candy corn.

CES preschool students make peacocks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about the letter P.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are learning words that begin with the letter P, along with how to write the letter.

 

One of the words students learned is “peacock.”

 

CES preschool students Lylah Davis helps Gannon Scott with his peacock.

CES parents encouraged to register for new pickup system

 

Campbellsville Elementary School has begun using its new parent pickup system, and parents are asked to be sure they register to use it.

 

CES is using the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

The program is an application that can be downloaded onto a smartphone. The app is compatible with Windows, iOS and Android phones.

 

 

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CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Mark Johnson received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

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

 

Johnson, who is president and CEO of Citizens Bank and Trust Co., received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Citizens Bank and Trust Co. President and CEO Mark Johnson with the community Change Award.

CIS facilities manager receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Facilities Manager Keith McMahan received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

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

 

McMahan, who will retire in June, received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CIS Facilities Manager Keith McMahan with the certified Change Award.

CES teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School physical education teacher Lynn Kearney received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

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

 

Kearney, who recently retired, received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES teacher Lynn Kearney, who recently retired, with the certified Change Award.

CES to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators are raising money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

CES teachers are competing in a pumpkin decorating contest, with those paying to vote for their favorites.

 

The decorated pumpkins are on display in the CES lobby.

 

CES teachers are competing in a pumpkin decorating contest to raise money for cystic fibrosis research. The entries, above, are featured in the CES lobby. Votes cost a penny each and money can be submitted to the CES office.

CES honors EMS personnel

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored some community heroes.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel Steve Marrs, Adam England and Jackie Fair were honored at the school’s assembly on Friday, Oct. 13.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel, from left, Jackie Fair, Steve Marrs and Adam England greet and high-five CES students.

CES students honor CHS volleyball players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School volleyball players.

 

The CHS players were guests at the CES assembly on Friday, Oct. 13.

 

The team is competing in the 20th district tournament, taking on Marion County on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

CHS volleyball players high-five CES students at their assembly on Friday, Oct. 13.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class wear orange for Color Week.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 9.

 

From left are kindergartener Xander Britton, third-grader Jayden Moore, second-grader Aiden Forrest, fifth-grader Taylan Hunt and fourth-grader Alicia Spaulding. Absent from the photo is first-grader Kira Dotson.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 9.

 

From left, front, are third-graders Keely Rakes and Braelyn Taylor and second-graders Addysen England and Mylee Bell. Second row, kindergartener Chanler Mann, second-graders Owen Skaggs and Justice Albrecht, fourth-grader Aliyah Burton and first-graders Justice Nelson and Jyra Welch. Third row, third-grader Angelina Babbs, fifth-graders Mason Fisher and Miley Hash, third-graders Alex Wilson and Ajada Smith and fifth-graders Kaleb Miller and KeKe Miller. Back, fourth-grader Ethan Garrison and fifth-grader Destiny Lane. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Payton Caldwell and first-grader Kylei Thompson.

CIS students wear pink to support cancer survivors

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ hallways were covered in pink on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

Students and teachers hosted a pink out to raise awareness and money for cancer research.

 

Those dressing in pink donated money to the cause. As a district, about $250 was raised.

 

CHS volleyball players honored cancer survivors at their game on Thursday, Oct. 12.

Board of Education to meet Oct. 16

 

Campbellsville Board of Education members will meet in regular session on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Campbellsville Middle School library.

 

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CES to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week soon with several special events.

 

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the country, and serves as a way for students to take a stand against illegal drugs.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

 

Red Ribbon Week

CES to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host student-led conferences on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Students and their parents can attend the conferences from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

Reminder

CES to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators are raising money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

On Halloween, students can pay $1 to wear their costumes to school.

 

All money collected will benefit cystic fibrosis research, in honor of the late Kelsi Brown, who battled the disease.

 

Cystic Fibrosis

CES students learn about proper handwashing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned the proper way to wash their hands.

 

Danny Ashlock, a representative from the Anthem insurance company, came to CES to talk to students about germs.

 

Ashlock talked to students about good and bad germs and how bad germs are spread.

 

CES first-graders, from left, Dyra Welch, Justice Nelson, Briley Sapp and Laurna McKenzie aren’t quite sure about the “germs” that have been placed on their hands.

CES students learn about free form shapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about free form shapes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned that free form shapes are formed in nature, from animals and plants.

 

To practice making their own free form shapes, students made free form flip art.

 

CES second-grader Sidney Sallee cuts out her free form shapes.

CES students honor CHS golf players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored the Campbellsville High School golf teams.

 

At a recent assembly, CES students recognized and cheered for the golf players.

 

The boys’ team includes seniors Connor Wilson and Alex Doss, juniors Layton Hord, Myles Murrell and Casey Hardin, sophomore Patrick Walker and freshmen Kameron Smith and Colin Harris.

 

CHS girls’ golf player Abbie Dicken, a junior, was also recognized.

 

CHS golf players, from left, sophomore Patrick Walker, junior Casey Hardin and freshman Kameron Smith high-five CES students.

CHS volleyball, CMS girls’ basketball teams to honor cancer survivors

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball and Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball players will honor cancer survivors on Thursday, Oct. 12, in two special ceremonies.

 

CHS volleyball senior players will be honored on Thursday, Oct. 12, at about 7:45 p.m. in the CHS gym. They are, from left, Vonnea Smith, Kiyah Barnett, Madison Dial, Caitlin Bright, Kayla Young, Nena Barnett and Amanda Miles.     CMS girls’ basketball eighth-grade players will be honored on Thursday, Oct. 12, at about 7:30 p.m. in the Campbellsville Elementary School gym. They are, from left, Olivia Fields, Tayler Thompson, Kaylyn Smith, Brae Washington, Bri Gowdy, Lainey Watson and Rylee Petett.

CES to begin new parent pickup system on Oct. 16

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will begin a new parent pickup system on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

The new system was set to begin on Monday, Oct. 9, but administrators are encouraging parents to become familiar with the program this week so it can begin next Monday.

 

CES will use the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

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CES preschool students take nature walk

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently took a nature walk.

 

Students walked by a creek near the CES campus and looked at the leaves and trees. They also crossed a bridge.

 

The students spent time collecting interesting looking leaves to take back to their classrooms.

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton leads her students across a bridge during their nature walk.

CES students undergo health screenings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently underwent their annual health screenings.

 

Before fall break, students were weighed, their height was recorded and they were asked to read an eye chart.

 

CES fifth-grader Deason Smith undergoes an eye exam with Mary Anne Rice, a registered nurse at Taylor Regional Hospital, as fifth-grader Gabriel Noyola waits his turn.

CES to use new parent pickup system

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will begin a new parent pickup system on Monday, Oct. 9.

 

CES will use the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

The program is a phone application that can be downloaded onto a smartphone. The app is compatible with Windows, iOS and Android phones.

 

The app will allow parents to notify CES of any pickup changes and to authorize other people to pick up a child from school.

 

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CES Wings Express teachers looking for community partners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express teachers are searching for community partners to help students this school year.

 

Wings Express Director Doretha Sanders is searching for volunteers to share their talents with her students.

 

Sanders said she is searching for community partners to read with students, help with homework, play games and share their interests and hobbies with students.

 

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CES students draw with scissors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to draw with scissors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are learning about artist Henry Matisse, who is known for making art out of shapes.

 

After the lesson, students were given a piece of construction paper and asked to draw a picture on it.

 

CES third-grader Evelyn Stancill holds her finished drawing.

CES students get moving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education class.

 

In their PE class, students first do some warmup exercises and then play a game or sport.

 

Recently, students had fun rotating to several different stations.

 

CES third-grader Braygon Noegel hula hoops.

CES students practice making predictions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently used pumpkins to perform a science experiment.

 

In Marcia Sharp’s class, students are learning how to make scientific predictions.

 

To test their skills, students were given a small and medium pumpkin and asked to predict how much they weigh.

 

CES third-grader Aaron Ritchie measures the circumference of his pumpkin.

CES students learn bicycle safety

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to ride their bicycles safely.

 

Doug Beckhart, a bicycle safety educator with Kosair Children’s Hospital, came to CES to show fourth- and fifth-grade students the proper way to ride a bicycle.

 

Beckhart told students they should always wear a helmet while riding a bicycle, no matter if they don’t want to and how old they are.

 

CES fourth-grader Christian Hart obeys bicycle rules.

CES art students make ‘-ish’ drawings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own “-ish” drawings.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently listened to the book “-Ish” by Peter Reynolds.

 

In the book, main character Ramon loves to draw.

 

However, Ramon becomes upset when his brother doesn’t like one of his drawings. Ramon believes his drawings don’t look “right,” and eventually quits drawing.

 

CES second-grader Dax Gray colors his “-ish” drawings.

CES students have fun in music class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their music class.

 

Students are learning about strong and weak beats, in addition to different time signatures.

 

CES first-grader Phoebe Ritchie keeps a beat. In back is Marlee Dickens.

CES students tour post office

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently saw firsthand how mail is delivered.

 

CES second-graders recently took a tour of the Campbellsville Post Office.

 

Students saw how mail is sorted and learned about the many different types of items that can be mailed, from bees to baby chicks to other animals.

 

Campbellsville Post Office employee Scott Darst talks to CES second-graders about how drivers deliver mail, as Chase Gabbert sits in the driver’s seat.

CES students learn about colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are having fun learning about colors.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, kindergarteners are discussing colors.

 

Cox asked students to describe where they see colors, how colors are made and their favorite colors.

 

CES kindergartener Alinna Bray holds her green paper.

CES students honor CHS football players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School football players at an assembly.

 

CES students recognized all of the players and cheered for them to do well this season.

 

CHS junior Ceondre Barnett smiles for a photo with CES second-graders Aliy Dunn, at left, and Drelynn Hollins.

CES fifth-graders learn about United States regions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders were recently teachers for a day.

 

In Lisa Kearney’s social studies class, students are learning about the five regions in the United States, including the west, midwest, northeast, southeast and southwest.

 

Students were divided into groups and researched a region.

 

CES fifth-grade teacher Lisa Kearney talks to her students, from left, Ian Creason, Zeke Harris and Kenya Bridgewater.

CES preschool students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about careers.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students have been discussing different careers and what a person wears when they are working in that career.

 

Students learned about the different types of hats firefighters, postal workers, bakers, nurses, construction workers and other workers wear.

 

CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer asks her students under which hat they believe the mouse has chosen to hide.

CHS cross country team wins

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently competed in the Taylor County All Comers meet and brought home several awards.

 

In the CHS boys’ varsity race, junior Ian McAninch finished in third place, in 21:39.

 

CHS freshman Jonathan Sparks finished in sixth place, at 23:17.

 

CHS junior Ian McAninch races.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

 

The training will be at the FRYSC Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School, at 1:30 p.m.

 

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CES students study the continents

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning the continents and oceans of the world.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are learning about the nine continents and the oceans around the world, and how they come together.

 

Students were given a diagram of the world, cut into four worksheets.

 

CES third-grader Codey Parks cuts out his continents to glue on construction paper.

CES students learn about absolute location

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about absolute location.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are studying the differences between relative and absolute locations.

 

Students have studied the planet they live on, in addition to the continent, country, state, city and street address.

 

CES third-grader Donnaven Phillips writes his absolute location on his diagram.

CES students learn about the arts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students recently learned all about musical theater, percussion, quilting, jewelry making and more during Arts Day.

 

Coreena King, a Campbellsville University education student, hosted the day.

 

King is a student teacher for CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick.

 

CES fourth-graders talk to the Almeida Duo, made up of Saulo DeAlmeida, at left, and Denis Almeida Santos.

CES students make edible cells

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning all about cells in their science class.

 

In Donna White’s class, students are learning the parts of a cell and how each functions.

 

For an extra credit project after the unit, students could make an edible cell.

 

CMS fifth-grade science students hold their edible cells. From left, front, are fifth-graders Kylee Sowders, Ta’Zaria Owens, Mackenzie Negron, Taylan Hunt, Kate Billeter and Dakota Broyles. Back, Dezarae Washington, Destiny Lane, Zeke Harris, Averi Perkins, Piper Maggard and Riley Newton.

CES students make mini-books

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are working hard to identify the main ideas in the books they read.

 

In Ann Michael Tucker’s class, students recently practiced identifying main ideas by creating their own mini-books.

 

Tucker let her students choose which books they wanted to create, selecting from topics such as Jupiter, tree roots, tree bark, reading and the great white shark.

 

CES fifth-grade teacher Ann Michael Tucker talks to Austin Gabbert about his mini-book.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received a visit from several special guests.

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read to students.

 

Tammy Sexton reads to CES kindergarteners.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Sept. 25.