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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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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

CHS to host after-school study session

 

Campbellsville High School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Dec. 1.

 

The session will be from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

 

CHS

CMS to host after-school study session

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

Students can stay after early release at 1 p.m. to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects and more.

 

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Oct. 27.    Students can stay after early release at 1 p.m. to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects and more.

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

CHS soccer team to host alumni game

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team will host its first alumni game on Saturday, June 10.

 

The game will begin at 2 p.m. at the CHS soccer field, which is at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

There is no admission charge and old game jerseys will be sold.

 

Eagle Soccer

CMS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will soon begin the process of finding a new principal.

 

The Council will have a special meeting on Friday, June 9, at 2 p.m. to discuss the principal selection process.

 

The meeting, which is open to the public, will be at CMS.

 

CMS

CHS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council members will meet on Thursday, June 8, to discuss the search for a new CHS principal.

 

CHS Principal Kirby Smith will vacate his position when he becomes Campbellsville Independent Schools’ superintendent on Saturday, July 1.

 

At the special meeting, set to begin at 3:15 p.m. at CHS, members will discuss training necessary for members to undergo the principal selection process.

 

CHS

CHS tennis teams to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ tennis teams will host a fundraiser at McDonald’s.

 

The teams will receive a portion of proceeds from inside orders on Tuesday, Feb. 7, evening.

 

McDonald's

CMS softball team to host pajama party

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team will host a pajama party on Friday, Jan. 20.

 

The party will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.

 

Admission is $5 and concessions will be available.

CMS to host CKMSAC tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host the sixth-grade Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference basketball tournament on Saturday, Jan. 21.

 

The tournament was originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 7, but was postponed because of inclement weather.

 

The CMS boys’ sixth-grade team will compete in the tournament.

CES to host kindergarten readiness workshop

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a free kindergarten readiness workshop for parents.

 

The workshop will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in the CES cafeteria.

 

All parents with children who will start kindergarten this August or in coming years are welcome to attend.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS softball team to host chili supper and auction

 

Campbellsville High School softball team will host a chili supper and auction on Friday, Jan. 13.

 

That night, the CHS girls’ and boys’ basketball teams will take on Marion County, starting with the girls’ match up at 6 p.m. in the CHS gym.

 

The chili supper will be in the CHS cafeteria from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

CHS swim team to host White Castle fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School swim team will host a White Castle fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 21.

 

The White Castle Crave Mobile will come to Campbellsville that day, and set up at Lowe’s parking lot from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

CMS girls’ basketball team to host bake sale

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ sixth-grade winter basketball team will host a bake sale at Kroger in Green River Plaza on Saturday, Jan. 7, from 8 a.m. to noon.

 

There will be many homemade goodies available for a donation.

 

CMS sixth-grade girls’ winter basketball team members are, from left, front, seventh-grader Olivia Fields and sixth-graders Brianna Hayes and Asia Barbour. Back, sixth-graders Briana Davis, Breanna Humphress, Jade Wheeler, Haylee Allen, Dakota Slone and Mary Russell.

CHS to host Coaches vs. Cancer events

 

Campbellsville High School is working to raise money to help find a cure for cancer.

 

There will be several special activities on Tuesday, Feb. 14, to help raise money for the American Cancer Society and have a little fun, too.

 

That evening, the CHS girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams will play Green County, starting with the girls’ game at 6 p.m. in the CHS gym.

 

 

Coaches vs. Cancer

CHS to name media center for former employee

 

Campbellsville High School will name its media center for long-time employee and school supporter Anne Fraim.

 

Fraim worked at CHS for 42 years in many capacities, helping students, faculty members and administrators.

 

She will be honored in a special ceremony on Monday, March 6, at 6 p.m., when the media center is named the Anne Fraim Media Center.

 

CHS to name media center for former employee

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

On the first day of Christmas ...

 

On the first day of Christmas ...
 

 

 

Changes made to CMS, CHS athletics schedules

 

Because of winter weather, several changes have been made to CMS and CHS athletic schedules.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ match ups against Taylor County, which were to be played on Friday, Jan. 5, have been postponed.

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.

CHS students learn about reform movements

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about 19th century reform movements.

 

Students in Susan Dabney’s advanced placement United States history class, students worked in groups to research different reform movements.

 

CHS juniors Randy Harris, at left, and Dakota Reardon present about the Second Great Awakening reform movement.

Infinite Campus system to be down Dec. 23-30

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students, parents, teachers and administrators will be unable to access the Infinite Campus system from Friday, Dec. 23, through Friday, Dec. 30.

 

Infinite Campus

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, Oct. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Kentucky Blood Center officials will be on hand to help students, teachers, staff members, parents and community members donate.

 

Donors must be at least 17 – 16 with parental consent – to be considered for donation.

 

Blood Drive

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

CHS girls’ basketball team to host Food Pantry Classic

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team will host its annual Food Pantry Classic next week.

 

The tournament will be played on Dec. 20-22 in the CHS gym.

 

Games begin on Wednesday, Dec. 20.

 

Basketball

Merry Christmas from the Eagle Family!

 

Merry Christmas

CHS project graduation meeting set for Monday, Oct. 23

 

Campbellsville High School senior parents will have a project graduation meeting on Monday, Oct. 23.

 

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the CHS Media Center.

 

 

CMS

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.

Board of Education meeting canceled

 

The Board of Education meeting scheduled for tonight, Monday, June 12, has been canceled.

 

The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

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CHS student to volunteer at fall festival

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Jewell Cox will volunteer at a free community fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 14.

 

The Rock Community Church will host the festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the REATH Center, which offers therapeutic horse riding.

 

Cox, who regularly attends sessions at the center, will demonstrate horse riding techniques.

 

CHS sophomore Jewell Cox attends horse therapy sessions at The REATH Center in Campbellsville, and will demonstrate riding techniques at a free fall festival at the center on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 11.

 

From left are sophomore Katelyn Miller, junior Salena Ritchie and freshman Noah Mardis. Absent from the photo is senior Sara Farmer.

CHS cross country meeting is Thursday, July 20

 

Campbellsville High School cross country runners will meet at the Miller Park walking track on Thursday, July 20, at 5 p.m.

 

Head coach Steve Doss called the organizational meeting to talk with all students interested in running this school year.

 

Cross Country

CHS to take on Russellville in playoff game

 

Campbellsville High School football team is set to take on Russellville on Friday, Nov. 10, in the second round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association playoffs.

 

Kickoff is at 8 p.m. at Dave Fryrear Field on the CHS campus.

 

CHS defeated Fulton City High School on Friday, Nov. 3, to advance to the second round.

 

Campbellsville High School football team is set to take on Russellville on Friday, Nov. 10, in the second round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association playoffs.    Kickoff is at 8 p.m. at Dave Fryrear Field on the CHS campus.    CHS defeated Fulton City High School on Friday, Nov. 3, to advance to the second round.

CMS to host after-school study session

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Dec. 15.

 

The session will be from 1 to 2:15 p.m.

 

Study

Reception for CHS senior rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 6

 

The reception to honor CHS senior Blair Lamb has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 6.

 

Lamb will compete in the Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky competition next week in Lexington.

 

A send-off reception for Lamb was planned for Thursday, Jan. 5, at Campbellsville Baptist Church, but has been rescheduled because of inclement weather.

 

The reception will now be on Friday, Jan. 6, at Campbellsville Christian Church from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

 

In addition to being named the Taylor County Distinguished Young Woman last June, CHS senior Blair Lamb won the Be Your Best Self Award, the overall scholastic and self-expression awards and preliminary awards in fitness, talent and interview. Lamb will compete in the state DYW program in Lexington on Jan. 13 and 14.

CHS students to interview for jobs

 

Campbellsville High School students are invited to an open job interview session on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

 

Representatives from McDonald’s will be at CHS from 3 to 5 p.m. to interview any CHS student who is age 16 and older.

CHS art students learn about set design

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned all about designing sets for plays and musical productions.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students discussed how sets are first designed and then created.

 

CHS junior Annie Lee, at left, and freshman Chloe Garrett work on their models.

CHS Site-Based Decision Making Council to meet

 

Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet today, Monday, Sept. 18, at 3:30 p.m. in the meeting room.

 

The meeting is open to the public.

 

CHS

CHS to host after-school study session

 

Campbellsville High School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Oct. 20.

 

Students can stay after early release at 1 p.m. to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects and more.

 

Study Session

CMS academic team competes

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team recently competed in a quick recall competition.

 

The team competed on Monday, Dec. 11, at Taylor County Middle School.

 

CMS sixth-grader Kayden Birdwell listens to a math question.

CHS band to host mattress fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School band will host a mattress fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 22.

 

The sale will be in the CHS gym from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

CHS Band Mattress Sale

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.

CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted student-led conferences on Monday, Dec. 11.

 

About 50 students attended with their parents.

 

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

 

CMS sixth- and seventh-grade teacher Tiarra Cecil talks with her students.

CMS boys’ basketball games rescheduled for Jan. 11

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball games versus Taylor County Middle School, originally planned for Thursday, Jan. 5, will now be played on Wednesday, Jan. 11.

 

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade match ups will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the TCMS gym.

 

The games were rescheduled because of inclement weather.

 

Lynn Kearney coaches the sixth- and eighth-grade teams. Joseph Taylor is the seventh-grade coach.

CHS to host open house

 

Campbellsville High School will host an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 1, with several special events for students and parents.

 

All freshman students should arrive at 9 a.m.

 

All sophomore, junior and senior students should arrive at 1 p.m.

 

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CMS SBDM to meet Oct. 18

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council members will meet for their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

 

The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the CMS office.

 

 

CMS

CMS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning about pottery.

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Alexis Sharp makes a pot out of clay.

CMS to host after-school study session

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Nov. 3.

 

The session will be from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

 

Study

CHS boys’ basketball team to host Tip-Off Classic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team will host and play in the Domino’s Tip-Off Classic on Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

Games will be in the CHS gym, beginning at 4 p.m.

 

Eagle Basketball

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.

 

CES

CHS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council members will meet in special session on Tuesday, June 13, at 3:15 p.m.

 

The meeting will be in the SBDM meeting room at CHS.

 

CHS

CHS homecoming events to culminate with Eagle Family Night, football game

 

Campbellsville High School will celebrate football homecoming this week, with dress-up days, spirit games, the crowning of a king and queen, a powderpuff football game, a parade and Eagle Family Night.

 

Homecoming

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.

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.

CMS football team to host car wash

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team will host a car wash on Saturday, May 20.

 

The car wash will be at Advance Auto Parts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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.

CHS to host district volleyball tournament

 

Campbellsville High School will host the 20th district volleyball tournament, beginning Monday, Oct. 16.

 

There will be two games on Monday night, with the championship to follow on Tuesday. All games will be in the CHS gym.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CMS to host dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a school dance on Friday, Nov. 17.

 

The dance will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.

 

Dance

CHS instructional assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School Instructional Assistant David Williams 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.

 

Williams, who works in the virtual computer lab at CHS, received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CHS Instructional Assistant David Williams with the certified Change Award.

CHS seniors to host car wash fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School senior students and parents will host a car wash on Saturday, April 15, to raise money for project graduation.

 

The fundraiser will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Advance Auto Parts.

 

Cost is donations only, and all money collected will go toward project graduation.

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS FCA to host prayer walk

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host a prayer walk on Sunday, Aug. 6.

 

The walk will begin at CHS at 2:30 p.m., and then move to Campbellsville Middle School at 2:55 p.m.

 

At 3:30 p.m., the group will travel to Campbellsville Elementary School.

 

CHS FCA

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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CHS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council members will meet regular session on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. in the CHS SBDM meeting room.

 

Items on the agenda include student achievement, improvement planning, budget reports, fundraising requests, FRYSC, committee reports and job postings.

 

 

SBDM

CMS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will have its regular meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13.

 

The meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the CMS office.

 

School Board Meeting

CMS students to collect food for those in need

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are collecting food items to help those in need this Christmas season.

 

A canned food drive began on Tuesday, Dec. 12, and will continue through Tuesday, Dec. 19.

 

The drive is hosted in conjunction with the Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team hosting its annual Food Pantry Classic next week.

 

Students are asked to bring in canned foods and non-perishable items, with all donations going toward the Taylor County Food Pantry.

 

Canned Food Drive

CES students to raise money for Crusade for Children

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will raise money for the local Crusade for Children donation drive.

 

On Friday, March 3, CES students can pay $1 to wear a hat for the day.

 

All money raised will be donated to Crusade for Children, which benefits local children.

CMS softball, baseball teams to play in CKMSAC tournaments

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball and baseball teams will compete in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournaments, beginning on Saturday, May 13.

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball and baseball teams will compete in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournaments, beginning on Saturday, May 13.    The baseball team will take on Adair County in the first round of the tournament. The game has been scheduled for Saturday, May 13, at 11 a.m. ET at the Metcalfe County Middle School baseball field.    Should CMS win, the team will play in the second round on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET at the Metcalfe County High School baseball field.    The championship game is scheduled for Monday, May 15, at 6 p.m. ET at the middle school field.

CES preschool director to host enrollment drive

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool classes will begin soon, and Director Ricky Hunt will host an enrollment drive on Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29.

 

Hunt will travel to eight locations in Campbellsville to set up an informational booth with information about enrolling in the CES preschool program.

 

CES

CHS SBDM to meet Oct. 16

 

Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council members will meet for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

The meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. at CHS.

 

Calendar

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.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 11.

 

From left are seventh-grader Mikaela Scharbrough, sixth-grader Jordan Gabehart and eighth-grader Alexis Thomas.

CMS to host dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a dance on Friday, April 21.

 

The dance will be for all CMS students, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS student is first to complete expert certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Casey Hardin recently made school history.

 

Hardin is the first CHS student to complete Microsoft Office expert certification in Microsoft Word 2016.

 

Casey Hardin

CHS boys’ basketball tryouts set for Monday, Oct. 16

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball tryouts have been scheduled for Monday, Oct. 16.

 

Tryouts will begin at 3 p.m. in the CHS gym.

 

Eagle Basketball

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Caverna.

 

In the junior varsity match up, CHS won easily by a score of 41-17.

 

And in the varsity match up, the CHS team won by a score of 66-50.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Gowdy drives the ball.

CIS employees invited to education forum

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees are invited to attend an education forum on Thursday, Dec. 29.

 

State Rep. John “Bam” Carney, R-Campbellsville, and State Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, will host the forum at Campbellsville University from 5 to 7 p.m. at Gheens Recital Hall.

CMS to host Purple Pride Night

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a Purple Pride Night on Thursday, Nov. 16.

 

The CMS boys’ basketball team will host Casey County at the Campbellsville Elementary School gymnasium. There will be sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade match ups, starting at 5:30 p.m.

 

Admission will be free to any CMS student who wears purple to the game.

 

Eagle Basketball

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.

CHS senior to bowl at Lindsey Wilson College

 

Campbellsville High School senior Vera Brown will continue her academic and bowling careers at Lindsey Wilson College.
 
Brown will officially sign her letter of intent in a special ceremony tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. in the CHS library.
 
CHS senior to bowl at Lindsey Wilson College
CHS marching band to begin fireworks fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School marching band will soon begin a fireworks fundraiser.

 

TNT Fireworks will operate two tents leading to the Fourth of July holiday, and a portion of proceeds will be given to the band.

 

Tents will be located in the Walmart parking lot and in Green River Plaza.

 

Sales will begin on Saturday, June 24, and end on Wednesday, July 5.

 

Eagle Fireworks

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team will host a camp for students who will be in second through eighth grades this coming school year.

 

The camp is scheduled for Tuesday, July 11, Wednesday, July 12, and Thursday, July 13, in the CHS gym.

 

Campers in grades two, three, four and five will attend from 10 a.m. to noon.

 

And campers in grades six, seven and eight will attend from 1 to 3 p.m.

 

Eagle Volleyball

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.

CIS youth football signups are Aug. 5

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host youth football league signups on Saturday, Aug. 5, and Monday, Aug. 7.

 

The league offers 8U, 10U and 12U teams.

 

Registration will be Saturday, Aug. 5, from 10 to 11 a.m. and Monday, Aug. 7, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville High School’s football field.

 

Eagle Football

CHS junior class to host fundraiser

 

 

Campbellsville High School junior class will host a fundraiser at Gatti’s Pizza on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

 

The class will receive 15 percent of proceeds from inside sales, pickup orders and deliveries from 11 a.m. to closing.

 

Gatti's

CHS to host after-school study session

 

Campbellsville High School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Nov. 3.

 

The session will be from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

 

Campbellsville High School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Nov. 3.    The session will be from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

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.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

The CMS team will host Monroe County on Monday, Dec. 11, in sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade match ups.

 

Games begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School gym.

 

CMS sixth-grader Devin Kinser protects the ball.

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.

CES, CMS and CHS announce open house, registration dates

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools recently announced their open house dates to help students and parents begin the 2017-2018 school year.

 

CIS

CHS senior class to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School senior class will host a fundraiser at Gatti’s Pizza on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

 

The class will receive 15 percent of proceeds from inside sales, pickup orders and deliveries from 11 a.m. to closing.

 

Gatti's Pizza

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen basketball team recently took on LaRue County.

 

Though the CHS team battled hard, it couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS freshman Arren Hash dribbles.

CMS boys’ basketball team to play in CKMSAC tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ sixth-grade basketball team will play in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday, Jan. 7.

 

In addition to CMS, the CKMSAC includes Adair, Casey, Green, Hart, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor County middle schools.

 

The tournament starts at 10 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.

CHS bowling tryouts are Friday, Oct. 13

 

Campbellsville High School bowling season will begin soon.

 

Tryouts to participate in this year’s teams are set for Friday, Oct. 13, at 4 p.m. at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley.

 

Students interested in becoming a member of the girls’ or boys’ teams should attend.

 

 

Eagle Bowling

CHS students to perform community service

 

Campbellsville High School seniors are working to give back to their community.

 

CHS students will be out cleaning up roadways in the community on Monday, Nov. 6, at 10 a.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 7, and Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 4 p.m.

 

CHS

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.

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, March 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Kentucky Blood Center officials will be on hand to help students, teachers, staff members, parents and community members donate.

CHS swim team to host organizational meeting

 

Campbellsville High School swim team will soon begin its season.

 

Anyone interested in swimming this season should attend an organizational meeting scheduled for Monday, Oct. 16, at Miller Park walking track.

 

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.

 

Eagle Swimming.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Monday, Dec. 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on North Hardin, Monroe County

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted the annual Eagle Jamboree as a preview to the 2017-2018 basketball season.

 

The jamboree was a fundraiser for the CHS boys’ basketball booster club.

 

CHS boys’ basketball team took on North Hardin and Monroe County.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay passes.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training and orientation on Thursday, Jan. 19.

 

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

CHS senior parent meeting scheduled

 

Campbellsville High School senior parents have scheduled a meeting to discuss project graduation preparations.

 

The meeting will be on Thursday, May 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the CHS cafeteria.

CMS students to begin community service project

 

Campbellsville Middle School BETA students and Community Service Action team members will begin a community service project this weekend.

 

On Saturday, Oct. 14, students will work together to beautify an outdoor classroom at their school.

 

The outdoor classroom is used for students to work on projects, have class and eat lunch together.

 

Work in Progress

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.

CHS softball team to host chili supper and auction

 

Campbellsville High School softball team will host a chili supper and auction on Friday, Jan. 13.

 

That night, the CHS girls’ and boys’ basketball teams will take on Marion County, starting with the girls’ match up at 6 p.m. in the CHS gym.

 

The chili supper will be in the CHS cafeteria from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

District baseball, softball tournaments begin next week

 

Campbellsville High School baseball and softball teams will play in this year’s 20th District tournaments, beginning next week.

 

CHS softball team will take on Taylor County on Monday, May 22, at about 8 p.m. ET, following the Marion County vs. Adair County game, which is set to begin at 6 p.m. ET.

 

CHS baseball team will take on Taylor County on Tuesday, May 23, at 7 p.m. ET.

 

CHS Baseball-Softball

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Monday, Sept. 25.

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend the conferences.

 

CMS

CHS to host Eagle Jamboree

 

Campbellsville High School will host the annual Eagle Jamboree on Saturday, Nov. 25.

 

Games will begin at 11 a.m.

 

All games will consist of four 10-minute quarters with a running clock, and scores will be erased after each quarter.

 

Eagle Basketball

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.

CHS senior to play football at Kentucky State University

 

Campbellsville High School senior Micah Corley will continue his football career at Kentucky State University.

 

Corley will sign his letter of intent in a special ceremony on Monday, Feb. 6, at 4:30 p.m. in the CHS media center.

 

All friends, family members, coaches and teammates are invited to attend.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Micah Corley will continue his football career at Kentucky State University. He will sign his letter of intent in a special ceremony on Monday, Feb. 6, at 4:30 p.m. in the CHS media center.

CHS prom is Saturday night

 

Campbellsville High School students are gearing up for the prom on Saturday, April 29.

 

This year’s theme is “A Night in Paris.”

 

CHS art students have been working on props for the night for the past several weeks.

 

On Saturday, prom activities will begin with prom walk, which will be in the CHS gym from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

CHS art students have been making props, like this one, for this year’s prom, which is Saturday.

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.

CHS tennis teams to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ tennis teams will host a fundraiser at Gatti’s Pizza.

 

The teams will receive 15 percent of proceeds from all orders on Thursday, Jan. 26, from open to close.

 

Those who want to support the tennis teams should mention the fundraiser.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

 

The training will be at the FRYSC Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School, at 3:15 p.m.

 

Calendar

CMS football team to host fall break dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team will host a fall break dance on Thursday, Sept. 28.

 

The dance will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.

 

Concessions will be sold and there will be a dance contest.

 

Dance

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.

CHS FCA group to host prayer walk

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes group will host a prayer walk on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 3:30 p.m.

 

The walk will begin in front of the CHS campus.

 

CHS FCA

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Monday, Sept. 11.

 

Conferences will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m., and teachers will be available to meet with students and their parents to discuss grades from the first nine-week grading period.

 

CHS

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.

CHS FCCLA students to collect items for Hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students are collecting food and supplies for hurricane victims in Texas and Louisiana.

 

Hurricane Harvey came through Texas and Louisiana recently, and, according to the National Hurricane Center, is the biggest rainstorm on record with rainfall reaching about 50 inches in some places.

 

FCCLA students want to collect supplies to send to those impacted by the flooding.

 

CHS

CMS students to raise money for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are raising money for hurricane victims.

 

CMS Lighthouse Team members will host a bake sale on Friday, Sept. 15, at the school.

 

All proceeds will be given to hurricane victims.

 

Bake Sale

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 to collect food, supplies for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade students are collecting food and supplies for hurricane victims in Texas.

 

Hurricane Harvey came through Texas last Friday, and, according to the National Hurricane Center, is the biggest rainstorm on record with rainfall reaching about 50 inches in some places.

 

CES fifth-graders want to collect supplies to send to those impacted by the flooding. And, the students are challenging the other classes at CES.

 

Items will be collected through Friday, Sept. 1.

 

Food Drive

CHS seniors win congressional app challenge

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Christian Berry and Austin Fitzgerald have won the congressional app challenge.

 

U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., recently announced the winners of the First District 2017 Congressional App Challenge.

 

Berry’s and Fitzgerald’s winning app, called Balls vs. Aliens and Spikes, will be displayed at the Capitol for a year.

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Christian Berry, at left, and Austin Fitzgerald were recently named the winners of the First District 2017 Congressional App Challenge.

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball players are selling Yeti koozies as a fundraiser.

 

The koozies will fit cans and bottles and cost $15 each.

 

Many colors and designs are available.

 

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

CMS art students learn about highlights, shadows

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning to draw highlights and shadows.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are studying how light can hit an object to create a highlight or a shadow.

 

CMS sixth-grader Isaac Billeter adds shadows to his tree.

CHS to host Forcht Bank Bowl

 

Campbellsville High School will host its annual Forcht Bank Bowl on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 18 and 19, at Campbellsville University.

 

This year’s bowl will feature four football games, with two played Friday and the other two played Saturday evening at the CU football field.

 

Tickets are $10 a night.

 

CHS

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.

Campbellsville middle, high schools to host cheerleading tryouts

 

Campbellsville middle and high schools have scheduled cheerleading tryouts for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

There will be a cheer clinic on Monday, May 15, and Tuesday, May 16, from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the CMS multi-purpose room.

 

Tryouts will be Wednesday, May 17, beginning at 3:30 p.m.

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.

 

Canceled

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.

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams to play in 20th district tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will play in the 20th district tournament this week at Adair County High School.

 

The girls’ tournament begins on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

 

At 6:30 p.m., Marion County will take on Taylor County. After that game, at 8 p.m., the CHS Lady Eagles will take on Adair County.

 

The CHS boys’ team will play Adair County on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

 

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams to play in 20th district tournament

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 4.

 

From left are junior Spencer Swafford, senior Cass Kidwell, sophomore Tristin Lopez and freshman Catlyn Clausen.

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.

CHS project graduation set for Saturday, May 20

 

Campbellsville High School project graduation will be Saturday, May 20, after the Class of 2017 officially graduates from high school.

 

Project graduation is a celebration open exclusively to high school seniors who have just graduated.

 

At project graduation, graduates play games, win prizes and eat together. The event is likely one of the last times the class will be together as a group.

 

This year’s CHS graduation ceremony will be Saturday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Project graduation will be that evening, beginning at 10:15 p.m. at the CHS gym.

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 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

CHS golf player to attend NKU

 

Campbellsville High School senior golf player Alex Doss will continue his academic and playing career at Northern Kentucky University.

 

Doss recently celebrated the announcement with his family and friends at a special reception.

 

CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis said Doss, who has received a scholarship to the Division 1 school, has been an outstanding golf player for his school.

 

“Not only one of the top players for our team and the region, but also the state,” Davis said.

 

CHS boys’ golf player Alex Doss will continue his academic and athletic career at Northern Kentucky University. He recently celebrated the announcement in a reception with his family and friends. Pictured with Doss are his parents, Steve and Dee, and, from left, back, teammates Layton Hord and Myles Murrell, juniors, senior Connor Wilson, freshman Kameron Smith and boys’ golf coach Cassidy Decker.

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Monday, Feb. 13.

 

Conferences will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m., and teachers will be available to meet with students and their parents to discuss grades from the third nine-week grading period.

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, April 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Kentucky Blood Center officials will be on hand to help students, teachers, staff members, parents and community members donate.

 

Campbellsville High School

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

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

CHS basketball teams sweep Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams swept Taylor County on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

 

In the girls’ match up, CHS won by a score of 54-46.

 

CHS senior Nena Barnett led the team with 15 points, followed by Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Gowdy with 14.

 

In the boys’ match up, CHS sophomore Malachi Corley scored at the buzzer to get the win.

 

Final score was 58-56.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith plays defense.     CHS sophomore Malachi Corley dribbles to the basket.

CMS basketball team selling championship shirts

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team is selling season and tournament championship shirts.

 

The team won the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championship this season.

 

CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Front     CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Back

CHS band plays Christmas music

 

Campbellsville High School band members recently played music to spread Christmas cheer.

 

The band combined with Taylor County band members to play Christmas songs at the Taylor County Judicial Center before the community’s annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students also walked and rode in the parade with various floats.

 

CHS sophomore David Silva, at left, and junior Randy Harris play saxophone.

CES Wings Express program to host family night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program will host Family Night on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

 

Activities will be in the CES cafeteria from 5 to 6 p.m.

 

There will be free food, bingo, math games and much more.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, Oct. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Kentucky Blood Center officials will be on hand to help students, teachers, staff members, parents and community members donate.

 

Blood Drive

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.

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

Campbellsville High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students are collecting items for the local homeless shelter.

 

Items collected should include toilet paper, paper towels, Clorox wipes, bleach, trash bags, dish soap, Ziploc bags and Lysol.

 

All items collected will be given to Green River Ministries, which provides housing for homeless people in Taylor County.

 

FCCLA

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.

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host its first blood drive of the 2017-2018 school year on Friday, Aug. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Kentucky Blood Center officials will be on hand to help students, teachers, staff members, parents and community members donate.

 

Blood Drive

CMS art students make miniature hats

 

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

 

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

 

CMS eighth-grader Dalton Reynolds, at left, and sixth-grader CheyAnn Edwards use yarn to make miniature toboggans.

CMS sixth-graders win Showcase competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members won the sixth-grade Showcase competition on Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

At the competition, sixth-grade students compete in several events, including written composition, quick recall and exams in math, science, social studies, language arts and arts and humanities.

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members won the sixth-grade Showcase competition on Saturday, Dec. 2. From left, front, are academic team members Brianna Dobson, Karlie Cox, Layla Steen and Angelica Seng. Back, Isaac Billeter, Kayden Birdwell, coach Steven Gumm, Caleb Holt and Isaac Garrison.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Russell County

 

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

 

The CMS team will host Bardstown on Monday, Dec. 4, at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

The sixth-grade game begins at 6 p.m., and the seventh- and eighth-grade match ups will follow.

 

CMS seventh-grader Kaydon Taylor drives the ball.

CMS to host book fair

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a book fair this week and next.

 

The book fair will be in the school’s media center and begins on Wednesday, April 19, and will end Tuesday, April 25, at noon.

 

Campbellsville Middle School

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.

CHS baseball, softball teams head to Florida

 

Campbellsville High School baseball and softball teams are traveling to Florida for their annual spring break trips.

 

The teams have scheduled several games for the week of April 3, in addition to some time to enjoy the Florida sun.

 

CHS fans can download the Game Changer mobile app to follow the games pitch by pitch.

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.

CKMSAC basketball tournaments begin Thursday, Jan. 19

 

Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference boys’ basketball tournaments will begin on Thursday, Jan. 19.

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ seventh- and eighth-grade teams will compete in first round play on Friday, Jan. 20.

 

In addition to CMS, the CKMSAC includes Adair, Casey, Green, Hart, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor county middle schools.

CMS academic team raising money

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team is raising money.

 

Team members are selling cookie dough and gourmet coffee and fudge.

 

All proceeds will go toward the cost of the team’s season, which is underway.

 

CMS

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.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, Aug. 3, at noon.

 

The meeting will be at the Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council room, which is on the CHS campus.

CHS students take new school photos

 

Campbellsville High School students smiled for the camera recently.

 

Lifetouch personnel came to CHS on Friday, Dec. 1, to take new school portraits.

 

CHS senior Logan Cole smiles for the camera.

CHS hosts after-school study session

 

Campbellsville High School hosted an after-school study session on Friday, Dec. 1.

 

Students could stay after early release from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. to meet with their teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects and more.

 

About 20 students attended the session.

 

CHS sophomore Siera Owens works with teacher Cheryl Dicken.

CMS students meet with superintendent

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently heard an inspirational message from their superintendent.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith came to CMS on Friday, Dec. 1, to talk to students about their upcoming exams.

 

Smith encouraged students to give their best effort and listen to their teachers.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith encourages CMS students to always do their best and take advantage of the help their teachers offer to them.

CHS football team’s bass tournament rescheduled for Aug. 4

 

Campbellsville High School football team has rescheduled its kickoff bass tournament for Friday, Aug. 4, at Green River Lake.

 

The tournament begins at 7 p.m. at boat ramp No. 1 and is slated to end at 1 a.m.

 

There will be a $1,000 guarantee for the first-place team, based on 20 boats.

 

CHS Football Bass Tournament

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.

CMS girls’ basketball tryouts set for May 3

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball tryouts for the 2017-2018 school year have been scheduled.

 

Tryouts will be Wednesday, May 3, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Campbellsville Elementary School gymnasium.

 

Transportation will be provided from CMS to the CES gym.

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS football team to host bass tournament

 

Campbellsville High School football team will host a kickoff bass tournament on Friday, June 23, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Green River Lake, off Ramp 1.

 

There will be a $1,000 guarantee for the first-place team, based on 20+ boats.

 

Eagle Football

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 to celebrate Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will celebrate Music Week next week, April 24-28, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

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

 

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS football team to host kickoff dinner and auction

 

Campbellsville High School football team will host its fourth annual kickoff dinner and auction on Sunday, Aug. 6.

 

Dinner will start at 12:30 p.m. and the auction will follow in the CHS cafeteria and gymnasium.

 

Tickets are $10 each and the menu will include shredded barbecue pork and chicken, beans, hash brown casserole, dessert and drinks, catered by Brothers.

 

 

Eagle Football

CIS students prepare for ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students are preparing for their upcoming Christmas concert.

 

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 seventh-grader Tyler Booth plays the tuba.

Eagle football camp begins May 30

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football teams will host a football camp soon.

 

The camp will be from Tuesday, May 30, through Thursday, June 1, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Campbellsville High School practice field.

 

The camp will be for students entering first through eighth grades. Cost is $10.

 

Eagle Football

CMS principal plays the piano

 

Campbellsville Middle School music students recently experienced a special performance.

 

While spending some time in music teacher Jessica Floyd’s classroom, CMS Principal Zach Lewis told students that he can play the piano.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis plays the piano for his students.

CHS students read ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

 

Campbellsville High School students are reading a classic novel in their English class.

 

In Tyler Hardy’s pre-AP/honors English class, which includes Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade and CHS freshmen students, the students are reading “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.

 

CHS teacher Tyler Hardy talks to his students about the plot of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” Pictured are CHS freshmen Jake Dicken, at left, and Raj Patel.

CHS swim team begins season

 

Campbellsville High School swim team has begun its 2017-2018 season.

 

This year’s team features two seniors, Alex Doss and Bryce Richardson.

 

The roster also includes Campbellsville Middle school sixth-graders Caleb Holt and Mollie Bailey, CHS sophomores Alli Wilson, Isabella Osborne, Gracyne Hash, Aleah Knifley, Emily Rodgers and Gavin Johnson and juniors Natalie Caldwell and Brandon Greer.

 

This year’s CHS swim team members are, from left, front, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders Caleb Holt and Mollie Bailey and CHS sophomores Alli Wilson, Isabella Osborne and Gracyne Hash. Back, coach Steve Doss, juniors Brandon Greer and Natalie Caldwell, senior Alex Doss and sophomores Gavin Johnson, Emily Rodgers and Aleah Knifley. Absent from the photo is senior Bryce Richardson.

CMS to host canned food drive

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a Souperbowl canned food drive to benefit the Taylor County Food Pantry.

 

The drive is from Monday, Feb. 6, through Friday, Feb. 10, and is a competition for the CMS leadership classes.

CHS senior joins 1,000-point club

 

Campbellsville High School senior Nena Barnett has recently joined her school’s 1,000-point club.

 

In the CHS girls’ basketball season-opening game on Tuesday, Nov. 28, against Caverna, Barnett led her team with 24 points.

 

The points are enough for her to join the school’s elusive 1,000-point club.

 

CHS senior Nena Barnett scored 24 points in the Lady Eagles game vs. Caverna on Monday, Nov. 28, which is enough for her to join her school’s 1,000-point club.

CHS football players, coach honored

 

Campbellsville High School football coach Dale Estes and players Devonte Cubit and Arren Hash were recently honored for their success this season.

 

Head coach Dale Estes was, for the second year in a row, named the Coach of the Year for Class A District 2.

 

Cubit was named the Class A District 2 Player of the Year.

 

Hash, the quarterback for the CHS team, was named to the Kentucky Prep All-Freshmen team.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit was named Player of the Year for Class A District 2.    For the second year in a row, CHS head football coach Dale Estes was named Coach of the Year for Class A District 2.     CHS freshman Arren Hash was named to the Kentucky Prep All-Freshmen team.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, April 27.

 

Teachers will be available from 4 to 5:30 p.m. for parents and students to discuss grades from the fourth nine-week grading period.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

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.

CHS project graduation committee to meet

 

Campbellsville High School project graduation committee is at work planning for this year’s celebration.

 

The group has scheduled a meeting for Monday, Sept. 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the Anne Fraim Media Center.

 

The meeting has been called to discuss upcoming fundraisers and is open to all parents of CHS seniors.

 

Class of 2018

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 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.

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.

CHS bookkeeper is finalist for LifeChanger of the Year award

 

Campbellsville High School bookkeeper Kim Thompson is a finalist for the LifeChanger of the Year award.

 

The award honors school employees and teachers who inspire students and go above and beyond their call of duty.

 

LifeChanger of the Year is an annual program recognizing elementary, middle and high school educators and school employees across the country.

 

Kim Thompson

CMS parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council is seeking nominations for parent representatives to serve during the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Any parent, step-parent or legal guardian of a child currently enrolled at CMS or of an incoming student can vote to elect parent council members.

 

Nomination forms are available at the CMS office, and they must be submitted by Friday, May 26, at the CMS office.

 

CMS

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.

 

CIS

CHS students learn about the public library

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning all about the services offered at the Taylor County Public Library.

 

Sarah Hampton and Keslie Pepper came to CHS to talk to students and register them to access the library’s free digital resources.

 

The library offers many digital books, in addition to programs that help patrons learn new languages, read magazines and take a variety of classes.

 

Kelsie Pepper of Taylor County Public Library helps CHS freshmen, from left, Tierra Bridgewater, Trinity Lobb and Nathan Sowders register for access to the library’s free digital services.

CES to host Grandparent Day celebration

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host its annual Grandparent Day celebration on Friday, Sept. 1.

 

The event will be from 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. in the CES library.

 

Students can read with their grandparents and shop the school’s Book Fair.

 

CES

CHS student council to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School student council will host a fundraiser at McDonald’s on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

 

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

 

McDonalds

CHS students invited to participate in entrepreneurship challenge

 

Campbellsville High School students have been invited to participate in the Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge.

 

Last school year, three CHS students won the competition and advanced to the state level.

 

CHS sophomore Cole Kidwell, junior Myles Murrell and senior Cass Kidwell competed last year.

 

 

Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge

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 to celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

Events will begin on Monday, March 6, and end Friday, March 10.

 

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

 

CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

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.

CHS to celebrate homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School will celebrate basketball homecoming next week.

 

Activities begin on Monday, Jan. 30.

 

There will be dress-up days and spirit games, leading up to the crowning of a king and queen on Saturday, Feb. 4.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

 

From left are freshman Arren Hash, sophomore Jewell Cox and junior Cassie Pipes. Absent from the photo is senior Lauren Riddle.

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

 

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

 

Four designs are available.

 

The designs feature a heart designed by the Campbellsville High School National Art Honor Society, with the lettering I heart CES, I heart CMS, I heart CHS and I heart Eagles.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

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.

CMS to host sweetheart dance, dress-up days and decorating contest

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a sweetheart dance on Friday, Feb. 17, and several other activities leading up to the dance.

 

The school will have dress-up days, starting on Monday, Feb. 13, and ending Thursday, Feb. 16.

 

The school will also host a hallway decorating contest, pitting each grade level against each other.

 

The theme is “love,” and hallways will be judged on Friday, Feb. 17.

 

The semi-formal dance will end the week on Friday, Feb. 17.

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.

CMS students inducted into National Junior Beta Club

 

Twenty-two new members were inducted into Campbellsville Middle School’s National Junior Beta Club on Sunday, Nov. 19.

 

To be eligible to become a member, CMS students must be a leader in their school, maintain a 3.5 GPA and commit to completing community service hours. Teachers can also nominate students to become members.

 

CMS Beta members attending the induction ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 19, include, from left, front, sixth-graders Chloe Thompson, Daniel Caton and Karlie Cox, seventh-grader Mikaela Scharbrough and sixth-graders Mollie Bailey, Kiara Graves and Nathan McFarland. Back row, eighth-grader Abby Brisko, sixth-grader Aryanna Britton, Beta member and eighth-grader Rylee Petett, vice president Sarah Adkins, treasurer Tayler Thompson, reporter Bri Gowdy, secretary Lainey Watson and new members Brianna Dobson and Lexi Garvin, sixth-graders.

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.

CHS students win awards at KYA

 

Campbellsville High School students were honored with several awards at the Kentucky Youth Assembly session on Nov. 19-21.

 

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

 

As a group, CHS received an Honor Level Community Service award and a Delegation of Excellence award.

 

CHS Kentucky YMCA Youth Association members pose for a photo together.

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

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

 

From left are seventh-grader Kailey Lozano and eighth-grader Dakota Harris. Absent from the photo is sixth-grader Tucker Cartwright.

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 team takes on Beechwood in state semi-finals game

 

Campbellsville High School football team ended its historic season on Friday, Nov. 24, with a game against Beechwood.

 

CHS battled hard, but couldn’t get the win in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association semi-finals match up.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit runs the ball as sophomore Malachi Corley blocks for him.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Thursday, Feb. 9.

 

The training will be at the FRYSC Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School, at 9:30 a.m.

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 parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Site-Based Decision Making Council is seeking nominations for parent representatives to serve during the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Any parent, step-parent or legal guardian of a child currently enrolled at CES or of an incoming student can vote to elect parent council members.

 

Nomination forms are available at the CES office, and they must be submitted by Wednesday, May 24, at 3 p.m. Nominations can also be emailed to CES Principal Ricky Hunt at ricky.hunt@cville.kyschools.us.

 

CES

CHS football players honored at breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School football players were recently honored a special Thanksgiving Day breakfast.

 

CHS teachers and staff members hosted a special breakfast for the players after their practice.

 

CHS will host Beechwood High School on Friday, Nov. 24, in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class A semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 24.

 

CHS football players enjoy a special breakfast.

CMS Beta Club selling sweatshirts

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club is selling inside out sweatshirts as a fundraiser.

 

Proceeds will be used to help pay the cost of attending this year’s Beta convention, with hopes of the club moving on to compete at nationals.

 

Sweatshirts are available as crew neck and hooded, and are made inside out.

 

CMS Beta Sweatshirts

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Casey County

 

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

 

CMS will take on Taylor County Middle School on Monday, Nov. 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Taylor County campus.

 

CMS seventh-grader Deondre Weathers drives the ball.

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.

CHS students to raise money for cancer research

 

Campbellsville High School students are raising money for cancer research, and the deadline to donate has been extended.

 

CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students are conducting a “Pennies for Patients” drive to collect money for leukemia and lymphoma cancer research.

 

The deadline to donate was Friday, April 28, but has been extended to Friday, May 5.

 

Pennies for Patients

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.

CMS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle 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

CHS football team wins region championship

 

For the third time in program history, the Campbellsville High School football team has won a region championship.

 

CHS took on Crittenden County on Friday, Nov. 17, in the third round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association playoffs.

 

CHS won the match up a score of 44-8.

 

This is the first Class A Region 1 championship win for the Eagles since the 1998-1999 season.

 

CHS football players and coaches pose for a photo with their region championship trophy.

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 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, 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 choir selling yard flags

 

Campbellsville High School choir members are selling yard flags as a fundraiser.

 

The flags are purple with white designs, and have the word “Campbellsville” printed at the bottom. The shape of Kentucky is pictured in the center of the flag, with a heart in the middle.

 

CHS Choir Yard Flags

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.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Monday, Feb. 13.

 

Conferences will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m., and teachers will be on hand to meet with students and parents to discuss grades.

CHS band members reunite 30 years later

 

Campbellsville High School band members from 1987 recently gathered for a reunion.

 

The 1987 band won the Kentucky Music Educators Association championship in Class A on Oct. 31, 1987, by defeating Hazard, Murray and Lyon County.

 

Campbellsville High School band members from 1987 recently gathered for a reunion to mark 30 years since they won the Class A KMEA championship. From left, front, are Michelle Stubbs Sapp, Sarah Leachman, Pat Wise Watson, Jeannie Herron Clark, former band director Robert Harrod’s wife Debbie Harrod, Phil Harmon and Jeff Bolin. Back, Melissa Hadley Shelton, Stephen Epperson, Chris Ohnemus, RB Herron and Jeremy Adams.

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 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.

CHS welding students tour local factories

 

Campbellsville High School welding students recently toured two local factories.

 

The students attend classes at CHS and Green County Area Technology Center.

 

CHS students, along with Green County students, took a tour on Tuesday, Nov. 21, of Campbellsville Industries and Hendrickson in Lebanon.

 

CHS and Green County Area Technology Center students take a tour of Campbellsville Industries.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 20.

 

From left are junior Charlie Pettigrew, senior Austin Carter and freshman Reggie Carter. Absent from the photo is sophomore Alli Wilson.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team will host a camp in July for students in second through eighth grades.

 

The camp is scheduled for Tuesday, July 11, Wednesday, July 12, and Thursday, July 13, in the CHS gym.

 

Campers in grades two, three, four and five will attend from 10 a.m. to noon.

 

And campers in grades six, seven and eight will attend from 1 to 3 p.m.

 

The fee to attend is $35.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CES students selling pizza to raise money for arts programs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are selling Little Caesars pizza kits to raise money to bring special arts programs to the school.

 

Grant funding that CES has used in the past to bring local musicians to perform at the school has been eliminated. 

 

All proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward paying the musicians’ costs to perform at CES.

 

This year’s goal is to raise $1,300.

 

Little Casears

CHS senior class selling Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville High School senior class members are selling Christmas ornaments to raise money for project graduation.

 

Ornaments are $6 each and can be purchased from any senior student or parent.

 

The ornaments feature eight designs, including Campbellsville Eagles, University of Kentucky, Campbellsville University, University of Louisville and cancer awareness.

 

Campbellsville High School senior class members are selling these Christmas ornaments to raise money for project graduation. Ornaments are $6 each and can be purchased from any senior student or parent.

CES, CMS to host book fairs

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle schools will host book fairs in coming days.

 

CES will host its fair from Friday, Sept. 1, through Friday, Sept. 8.

 

CMS will host a book fair from Monday, Sept. 11, through Friday, Sept. 15.

 

Book Fair

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School students recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Annie Lee     Zoe McAninch     Sydney Wilson

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 STLP students advance to state competition

 

Campbellsville High School STLP students recently competed and have advanced to state competition.

 

Students attended the Regional Showcase at the University of Louisville on Friday, Nov. 17.

 

After an interview, CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch was chosen to serve on the social media service team.

 

And in the Showcase Project category, for the Minecraft Circuitry competition, the CHS team advanced to compete at state.

 

The team includes senior Austin Fitzgerald and juniors Randy Harris and Brandon Greer.

 

In the Showcase Project category, for the Minecraft Circuitry competition, the CHS team advanced to compete again at state. The team includes, from left, junior Brandon Greer, senior Austin Fitzgerald and junior Randy Harris.     CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch was chosen to serve on the social media service team.

CHS students invited to participate in DYW

 

Campbellsville High School students have been invited to participate in this year’s Distinguished Young Woman program.

 

The program is open to female CHS students who are in their junior year.

 

An orientation event for those interested in participating has been scheduled for Sunday, May 21, at Campbellsville Civic Center from 2 to 4 p.m.

 

CHS DYW Orientation

CHS student named to academic all-state first team

 

Campbellsville High School cross country runner Ian McAninch, a junior, has received an academic honor for his performance in the classroom.

 

The Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association recently named McAninch, a junior, to the Academic All-State First Team.

 

McAninch also recently competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association boys’ cross country meet at the Kentucky Horse Park.

 

The Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association recently named Ian McAninch, a CHS junior, at right, to the Academic All-State First Team. At left is CHS cross country coach Steve Doss.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training and orientation on Friday, March 10.

 

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

CHS students are college ready

 

Campbellsville High School students are working toward becoming college and career ready.

 

Based on their scores from the ACT exam last month, several students are now college ready.

 

CHS

CMS yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville Middle School yearbooks are on sale now.

 

Yearbooks are $25 each and will be sold through Friday, Feb. 17. Money is due when ordering.

 

CMS Yearbook

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.

CHS art honor society to sell Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville High School National Art Honor Society members are selling hand-made ornaments as a fundraiser.

 

The ornaments are $5 each and featured many designs, including snowflakes, Christmas trees and presents, angels and more.

 

Campbellsville High School National Art Honor Society members are selling hand-made ornaments, like these, as a fundraiser.

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.

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School bowling team is selling shirts as a fundraiser.

 

The shirts feature an eagle holding a bowling ball, with the words Campbellsville Eagles.

 

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

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.

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team is selling pullovers as a fundraiser.

 

The pullovers are Holloway brand and they are fitted.

 

Cost is $50.

 

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

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.

CHS FCA students encouraged to build their identities in God

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members recently heard a message from student teacher LeeAnn Grider.

 

Grider, an education student at Campbellsville University, spoke to CHS students about how important it is to build their identities in God.

 

Having played basketball most of her life, Grider said, she always introduced herself a player.

 

“I am who I am because of basketball,” she said.

 

CHS student teacher LeeAnn Grider talks to CHS FCA students about the importance of building their identity in God.

CMS academic team begins season

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team began it season on Tuesday, Nov. 14, with a quick recall match against Taylor County.

 

CMS sixth-graders won their match.

 

Seventh- and eighth-graders kept their matches close, but weren’t able to get the wins.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bailey Stearman works a math problem.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, June 1, at noon.

CHS football team defeats Russellville, advances in state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School football team has defeated Russellville for the first time in program history, and advances to the third round of state playoffs for the first time since the 2007-2008 season.

 

CHS hosted Russellville on Friday, Nov. 10.

 

Final score was 50-26.

 

CHS junior Charlie Pettigrew tackles.

CHS to host FAFSA signup days

 

Campbellsville High School will host two FAFSA signup days to help seniors and their parents complete the financial aid applications.

 

The first will be on Monday, Oct. 9, from 8 a.m. to noon, and the second will be from Friday, Oct. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m.

 

FAFSA

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

 

From left are sophomore Gavin Johnson, junior Jackson Hinton, senior Carlee Sallee and freshman Jasmine Mitchell.

CIS students cast in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ production

 

A group of Campbellsville Independent Schools students will be featured in an upcoming theater production of “The Wizard of Oz Junior.”

 

Campbellsville University and Town Hall Productions will host a theater camp this summer, which will end with several public performances.

 

Wizard of Oz Junior

CHS FCA group receives Bibles

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes recently received a donation from a local church.

 

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church donated 12 copies of The Athlete’s Bible for the group to use during its meetings and events.

 

Bro. John Butler made the donation.

 

Bro. John Butler, on behalf of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, recently donated 12 copies of The Athlete’s Bible to the CHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes group. From left are Butler, CHS senior Austin Fitzgerald, juniors Ryan Kearney, Christa Riggs and Evan McAninch and sophomores Zoe McAninch and Sydney Wilson.

CHS students present ‘Genius Hour’ projects

 

Campbellsville High School students have been working on “Genius Hour” projects and recently presented them to their classmates.

 

Students in Ben Davis’s language composition and English classes spent several days completing their “Genius Hour” projects.

 

The “Genius Hour” initiative allows students to spend a portion of class time working on projects that they are passionate about.

 

CHS junior Payton Reynolds presents his “Genius Hour” project.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Feb. 9.

 

Teachers will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. for parents and students to discuss grades from the third nine-week grading period.

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

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.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

 

From left are sixth-grader Lillee Byrne and seventh-grader Levi Dicken. Eighth-grader Sumara Berry isn’t pictured.

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.

CHS baseball team to host annual lasagna dinner, auction

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team will host its annual lead-off lasagna dinner and auction on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the CHS gym.

 

Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the auction to follow at about 7:15.

CIS marching ensemble selling t-shirts

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble is preparing for its upcoming season, and has begun selling t-shirts.

 

The shirts feature the logo for this year’s show, which is entitled The Black Mirror Effect.

 

Short- and long-sleeve t-shirts are available, as well as hooded sweatshirts.

 

CHS Band

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.

CMS eighth-grade basketball team advances in CKMSAC tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ eighth-grade basketball team remains perfect this season and advances to the second round of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

On Friday, Jan. 20, the CMS seventh- and eighth-grade teams played Casey County in the first round of the tournament.

CMS football player to play in national tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School football player Deondre Weathers, a seventh-grader, has been named to a national football team.

 

Weathers has been chosen to represent Kentucky and play in Football University’s national championship tournament.

 

FBU is the premiere national youth football tournament, starting with 64 teams from all over the United States. The teams, which represent a state or region, battle in a single-elimination tournament to determine a national champion.

 

More than 6,000 athletes will compete in the tournament.

 

Weathers is one of 40 players who will play on Team Kentucky in the seventh-grade division.

 

Campbellsville Middle School football player Deondre Weathers, a seventh-grader, has been chosen to represent Kentucky and play in Football University’s national championship tournament.

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.

CHS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville High School recently announced its academic achievers for November.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s meeting on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

Campbellsville High School academic achievers for November were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. Pictured with CHS Principal David Petett they are, from left, freshman Abi Wiedewitsch, junior Ryan Kearney, freshman Kameron Smith, Petett and seniors Sydney Jeong and Wyatt Houk. Absent from the photo are sophomores Blake Allen and Sydney Wilson and junior Elizabeth Sullivan.

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.

CHS students to receive free nail products

 

Campbellsville High School students can receive free nail products from the Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center.

 

Students can go to the center, located at Campbellsville High School, and receive nail polish, polish strips, nail stickers and more.

 

Campbellsville High School students can receive free nail products from the Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center.

CMS Beta Club selling key fobs

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club members are selling key fobs as a fundraiser.

 

All proceeds will go toward the cost of this year’s Beta convention.

 

CMS Key Fobs

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.

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team will host its second alumni game next month as a fundraiser.

 

Purple Reign alumni basketball game will be Sunday, Dec. 17, 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

CIS Marching Ensemble is third at mid-states championships

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home third place in this year’s Mid-States Band Association championships.

 

The band performed in Class A competition at Norwood High School in Norwood, Ohio on Saturday, Nov. 4.

 

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs performs in finals competition.

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.

CHS students invited to free ACT prep sessions

 

Campbellsville High School students have been invited to some free ACT prep sessions.

 

Taylor County Public Library will host free ACT review sessions in coming weeks to help students prepare to take the exam.

CMS volleyball tryouts set for Dec. 1, 8

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball tryouts have been scheduled for the upcoming season.

 

Tryouts will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, and Friday, Dec. 8, at the Campbellsville Elementary School gym.

 

Eagle Volleyball

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 team selling Yeti cups

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team is selling Yeti cups as a fundraiser.

 

The cups are 30 ounces and cost $20 each.

 

CMS Girls' Basketball Yeti Cups

‘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

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.

CMS baseball team selling drinks as fundraiser

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team is selling cases of drinks as a fundraiser.

 

The drinks are $18 a case.

 

CMS Baseball Drinks Fundraiser

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.

CHS soccer team selling beanies

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team is selling beanies as a fundraiser.

 

The beanies are black cuff, 100 percent acrylic yarn and the Adidas brand.

 

They feature the CHS Eagle soccer crest with a purple, gold and white embroidery, and are $25 each.

 

CHS Soccer Beanies

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.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team will host a camp next month for students in second through eighth grades.

 

The camp is scheduled for Tuesday, June 27, Wednesday, June 28, and Thursday, June 29, in the CHS gym.

 

Campers in grades two, three, four and five will attend from 10 a.m. to noon.

 

And campers in grades six, seven and eight will attend from 1 to 3 p.m.

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 students learn about parenting

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about parenting – with babies who need to be changed, fed and held.

 

Students in Deanna Campbell’s parenting classes are using RealCare baby simulators to learn what it’s like to be parents.

 

The babies – which come with birth certificates – simulate what it might actually be like to take care of a baby at all times.

 

CHS freshman Paula Hoskins, at left, and sophomore Anthony Shipione feed their Real Care babies.

CHS students perform community service

 

Campbellsville High School seniors recently performed community service while earning money for project graduation.

 

CHS seniors and their parents volunteered to clean about 10 miles of roadway.

 

The group cleaned portions of Bear Track Road and Palestine Road.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss picks up trash.

CHS seniors preparing for graduation

 

Campbellsville High School seniors will graduate in a few weeks, and many special activities are planned.

 

Several scholarships are still available to students, including the Anne Fraim scholarship, which is $500, and the George Caldwell Jr. Memorial Fund scholarship, also $500.

 

Campbellsville High School

CMS students to be honored at end-of-the-year events

 

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

 

And CMS eighth-graders are preparing to become Campbellsville High School freshmen.

 

This year’s eighth-grade recognition ceremony will be Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Eighth-graders will celebrate together that evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley.

 

Campbellsville Middle School

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.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

Campbellsville High School recently announced its Eagle Excellence award winners for October.

 

Eagle Excellence awards honor students who excel in eight specific academic areas. Winners are chosen each month, and can come from any grade level.

 

Teachers nominate students for the awards based on their performance in the classroom and their exemplary leadership skills.

 

CHS

CHS soccer team raising money

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team has begun a fundraiser to benefit the upcoming season.

 

An online campaign has begun to raise money for the team on the website snap-raise.com.

 

Players are asking that community members, teachers and parents pitch in to help the team raise money to pay for its new uniforms and other team costs.

 

 

CHS Soccer

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

 

From left are freshman Colin Harris, sophomore Haley Morris, junior Christa Riggs and senior Adrian Cravens.

CHS yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville High School yearbooks are on sale now, at a discounted rate.

 

Yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year are on sale for $30 each, through Friday, Nov. 24.

 

Yearbooks

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Casey Hardin recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Thursday, Nov. 9, Hardin has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Casey Hardin

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.

CMS students have fun at Friday Finish

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun at their Friday Finish assembly.

 

Friday Finish is a school-wide assembly hosted to recognize students for their achievements, play a spirit game and make school announcements.

 

At the Friday Finish on Friday, Nov. 3, CMS students who have been named Leader of the Week were recognized, along with those playing on school sports teams.

 

CMS students play a game of Simon Says.

CMS students make Veterans Day art

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are making art to honor veterans.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are learning about pop artists Roy Lichtenstein and Jim Dine.

 

Pop art, as Harris told her students, is art based on pop culture and the trends of the time period.

 

CMS sixth-graders Jayla Penn, at left, and Allie Compton talk as they add color to their hearts.

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 art students make paper mache pumpkins

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning to make objects out of paper mache. 

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are studying the elements of three-dimensional art.

 

To illustrate the elements, students were asked to form a pumpkin out of paper.

 

CMS eighth-graders Brae Washington, at left, and Olivia Fields laugh as they add paper mache to their pumpkins.

CHS students create ‘Day of the Dead’ artwork

 

Campbellsville High School students recently created artwork in honor of the “Day of the Dead.”

 

“Day of the Dead” is a holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico on Nov. 1 and 2, to honor deceased loved ones.

 

One of the traditions of the day is to make sugar skulls with elaborate decorations.

 

CHS sophomores Jewell Cox, at left, and Shallan Philpott put finishing touches on their Day of the Dead skulls.

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.

CHS students learn about graffiti art

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning how to draw graffiti-style art.

 

 In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are studying controversial subjects such as whether copying a person’s artwork is ethical and if they believe graffiti is art.

 

Students recently learned about graffiti-style art made popular by many artists, including England-based graffiti artist Banksy.

 

CHS junior Annie Lee creates her graffiti-style drawing.

CMS, CHS choirs selling candles

 

Campbellsville middle and high school choirs are selling candles to raise money.

 

The choirs are working with Peaceful Places, a local business that sells natural soy wax candles, tarts, lip balms and mists.

 

CMS/CHS Candles

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

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

 

From left are seventh-grader Forever Tungate and eighth-grader Karley Morris. Sixth-grader Nathan Ray isn’t pictured.

CMS boys’ basketball team begins season

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently began its season with a win.

 

The team began its season on Thursday, Oct. 26, with two games vs. LaRue County.

 

In the eighth-grade game, CMS came from behind to pick up the win.

 

CMS eighth-grader Logan Phillips dives for the ball.

CES book drive to benefit preschool students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a book drive to benefit preschool students.

 

Donations of new and gently used books appropriate for children ages 3 to 5 are being solicited. The books will be given to students in Sherry Cowherd’s and Denise Spencer’s preschool classes.

CHS soccer team battles Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently battled Taylor County in the second round of the 18th District tournament.

 

CHS fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS freshman Tristin Faulkner fights for the ball.

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.

CHS soccer team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Hart County.

 

CHS won by a score of 3-2 to advance to the second round of the 18th District tournament.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay runs for the ball.

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

CHS football team takes on LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School football team recently took on LaRue County.

 

CHS fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

Final score was 14-43.

 

CHS junior Charlie Pettigrew runs the ball as classmate Dakota Reardon blocks.

CMS students learn to play instruments

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to play musical instruments.

 

In Zach Shelton’s band class, students recently joined with a partner to play “The Riddle Song.”

 

CMS sixth-graders Conner Rinehart, at left, and Zachary Akin play “The Riddle Song.”

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.

CMS girls’ eighth-grade basketball team wins first CKMSAC championship in 20 years

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ eighth-grade basketball team has won its first Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship title in 20 years.

 

The team last won the title in 1997.

 

CMS took on Casey County on Tuesday, Oct. 24, and won the game by a score of 44-37.

 

Before the game, Casey County was undefeated on the season.

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ eighth-grade basketball team recently won its first Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship title in 20 years. In front is eighth-grader Rylee Petett. Back, from left, eighth-grader Olivia Fields, seventh-graders Asia Barbour, Dakota Slone, Briana Davis, Antaya Epps and Bri Hayes, eighth-graders Tayler Thompson, Bri Gowdy, Kaylyn Smith and Lainey Watson, seventh-grader BreAnna Humphress and eighth-grader Brae Washington.

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.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training and orientation on Thursday, April 13.

 

The training will be at the FRYSC Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School, at 2 p.m.

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 30.

 

From left are sophomore Tyler Gribbins, junior Josh Dooley and freshman Tierra Bridgewater. Absent from the photo is senior Makala Antle.

CHS student begins service project

 

Campbellsville High School junior Myles Murrell has begun a service project to help those staying at the local homeless shelter.

 

Murrell is working with Green River Ministries staff members to collect new and gently used toys for children who stay at the shelter.

 

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CMS girls’ basketball teams defeat Metcalfe, Hart counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Metcalfe and Hart counties to advance to the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship.

 

In the game against Metcalfe County, the CMS seventh-graders fought hard, but didn’t get the win. The loss ended the team’s season.

 

Eighth-graders won by a score of 41-15.

 

CMS seventh-grader Antaya Epps drives the ball.

CMS girls’ basketball teams defeat Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball teams recently defeated Metcalfe County.

 

Sixth-graders fought hard, but weren’t victorious in their match up.

 

Seventh- and eighth-graders won their games.

 

CMS seventh-grader Dakota Slone watches the ball.

CMS girls’ basketball team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Hart County.

 

Sixth- and seventh-graders battled hard in their games, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

Eighth-graders were victorious.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Ta’Zaria Owens protects the ball.

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.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 23.

 

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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 12-15 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.

CMS students make catapults

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about the scientific method by making catapults.

 

In Jan Speer’s sixth-grade science classes, students used pumpkin candies to help them practice the scientific method.

 

Students were asked to make a catapult with sticks, rubber bands and a plastic spoon.

 

From left, CMS sixth-graders Camilla Taylor, Chloe Mitchell and Arisha Francis launch their catapult.

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, CMS searching for AmeriCorps tutors

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle schools are searching for AmeriCorps FRYSC literacy tutors for the upcoming 2017-2018 school years.

 

The full-time positions are paid $1,052.50 a month.

 

FRYSC Corps is a Kentucky AmeriCorps literacy program geared toward providing school-aged children with basic needs so they can be successful students.

 

Tutors at CES and CMS will work directly with students, helping them strengthen their reading comprehension skills.

 

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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.”

CIS Marching Ensemble is 13th best band in Kentucky

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble is the 13th best Class A high school band in Kentucky.

 

On Saturday, Oct. 28, the CHS band performed in Kentucky Music Educators Association semi-final competition at Bullitt Central High School in Shepherdsville.

 

Sixteen bands competed.

 

CHS scored higher than Harlan, Nicholas and Crittenden counties.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson, at left, and CHS senior Tiffany Kane perform.

CES students selling pizza to raise money for musical performances

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are selling Little Caesars pizza kits to raise money to bring special arts programs to the school.

 

All proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward paying the musicians’ costs to perform at CES.

 

The fundraiser began on Thursday, March 16.

 

Orders are due Wednesday, March 29, with payment.

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.

CHS football team’s bass tournament to be rescheduled

 

Campbellsville High School football team was set to host a kickoff bass tournament on Friday, June 23, at Green River Lake.

 

However, because of inclement weather, the tournament will be rescheduled to late July or early August.

 

A date will be announced when it becomes available.

 

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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.

 

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.

CMS hosts after-school study session

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted an after-school study session on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

Thirty students attended.

 

Students stayed after early release to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects and more.

 

CMS sixth-grade teacher Jan Speer works with Jason Jeffries during the after-school study session on Friday, Oct. 27.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 30.

 

From left are eighth-grader Myricle Gholston and seventh-grader Weston Mattingly. Sixth-grader Aryanna Britton isn’t pictured.

CHS volleyball team takes on Marion County in district tournament

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team took on Marion County recently in the 20th district volleyball tournament.

 

CHS battled hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS seniors Vonnea Smith and Kayla Young were named to the all-tournament team.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith talks to her teammates.

CHS volleyball team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Marion County.

 

The match was the last of the regular season.

 

CHS fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith checks out of the match.

CMS football teams end season

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently ended its season with several post-season wins.

 

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the seventh-grade team defeated Edmonson County.

 

Final score was 41-14.

 

Eighth-graders fought hard against Edmonson County, and eventually got the win.

 

Final score was 38-36 in double overtime.

 

CMS seventh-grader Deondre Weathers runs as an Edmonson County player attempts to tackle him.

CHS senior football players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior football players were honored before their game on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

The players were honored for their hard work and dedication this season.

 

This year’s seniors include Devonte Cubit, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Ryan Jeffries, Austin Carter, Tyrion Taylor, Bryce Richardson and Ethan Lay.

 

CHS football senior players are honored. From left are Ryan Jeffries, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Bryce Richardson, Ethan Lay, head coach Dale Estes, Tyrion Taylor, Austin Cater and Devonte Cubit.

CHS senior band members honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior band members were honored on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

This year’s seniors include Tiffany Kane, Austin Fitzgerald, Darius Wright and Chaz Babbs.

 

CHS Band Director Zach Shelton honors seniors, from left, Chaz Babbs, Austin Fitzgerald and Tiffany Kane. Darius Wright is absent from the photo.

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.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students celebrated Red Ribbon Week last 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.

 

CMS students dress in their team apparel on Team Up Against Drugs Day.

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 to host registration event

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a registration event in coming months.

 

CES teachers and administrators are in the process of enrolling students for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Parents can come to the school between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, July 31, to complete registration paperwork.

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.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 23.

 

From left are sophomore Gracyne Hash, junior Christina Phipps and freshman Tristin Faulkner. Absent from the photo is senior Austin Cox.

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.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle 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.

 

CMS students dress as superheroes for Real Heroes Don’t Do Drugs Day.

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 Marching Ensemble advances to state semi-finals competition

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble has advanced to state semi-finals competition.

 

The band participated in Class A regional competition on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Madison Southern High School.

 

CHS finished in fifth place, with the Top 8 bands advancing to state semi-finals competition.

 

CHS sophomore Brandy Miller performs.

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.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle 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.

 

CMS students dress in camouflage for Be All You Can Be: Drug Free Day.

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.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle 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.

 

CMS students dress in tie-dye for Don’t Get Tied Down with Drugs Day.

CMS to host sweetheart dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a sweetheart dance on Friday, Feb. 17.

 

The dance is a semi-formal, and tickets are on sale now.

 

Single tickets are $5 each, and couple tickets are $8.

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS student cast in CU play

 

Campbellsville High School junior Jeremiah Jackson has been cast in an upcoming theater production at Campbellsville University.

 

Jackson has been cast to play a gangster in the production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.”

 

Jackson, who attended the Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer, previously performed in the CU production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

 

CHS junior Jeremiah Jackson, who attended the Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer, has been cast in the upcoming Campbellsville University production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.” He is pictured performing in the CU production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

CHS volleyball team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team took on Russell County recently.

 

CHS fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS senior Kiyah Barnett cheers after a point.

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.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle 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.

 

CMS students dress for United We Stand Against Drugs Day.

CHS soccer team defeats Monroe County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Monroe County.

 

CHS seniors Cody Davis, Jackson Hunt and Ethan Lay scored goals for the Eagles, as did sophomore David Silva.

 

Brennon Wheeler, a sophomore, got the shutout at the goal.

 

CHS senior Bryce Richardson kicks the ball.

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.

CHS senior cast in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan will make his acting debut in a couple weeks.

 

Cowan has been cast in the upcoming production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Campbellsville University, as part of its Shakespeare Under the Stars series.

 

Jaleel Cowan

CHS band members selling mums

 

Campbellsville High School marching band members are selling mums as a fundraiser.

 

Mums are available in purple, yellow, orange, white and red, and cost $7 each.

 

The mums are in 6-inch pots.

 

Mums

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.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Sydney Jeong recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Monday, Oct. 23, Jeong has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Sydney Jeong

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.

CHS hosts after-school study session

 

Campbellsville High School hosted an after-school study session on Friday, Oct. 20.

 

Students could stay after early release at 1 p.m. to meet with their teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects and more.

 

CHS special education teacher Anthony Epps, helps, sophomores Ketayah Taylor, at left, and Siera Owens with their homework.

CHS hosts FAFSA Day

 

Campbellsville High School hosted a FAFSA signup day recently to help seniors and their parents complete the financial aid applications.

 

The FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is required for students who are applying to college and want to qualify for financial aid.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority representative Audrey Price helps CHS senior Justin Humphress complete his FAFSA with his mother Deanna.

CMS names Leaders of the Month

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Month for the month of October.

 

From left, front, are eighth-grader Dakota Harris, seventh-grader Sean Mings, sixth-grader Jayla Penn, eighth-grader Sarah Adkins and sixth-grader Hunter Falls. Back, seventh-grader McCayla Falls, eighth-grader Brae Washington, seventh-grader Connor Byrd and eighth-grader Brandon Pittman. Not pictured are sixth-graders Diego Noyola and Chloe Mitchell and seventh-grader Briana Davis.

CHS students save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students and teachers recently saved lives.

 

CHS National Honor Society hosted its second blood drive of the school year on Friday, Oct. 20.

 

Kentucky Blood Center officials were on hand to help students, teachers, staff members, parents and community members donate.

 

CHS junior Brody Weeks, at right, reacts as a needle goes into his arm as he gives blood for the first time. At left is junior Tristan Hovious.

CMS science students study atomic models

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently used candy to help them learn about the various atomic models.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science classes, students are learning about the Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr and electron cloud models.

 

As a laboratory exercise for the unit, students were given five types of candies, including a Tootsie Roll pop, a Gobstopper, a Ferrero Rocher chocolate, a piece of hard candy and some chocolate chip cookies.

 

CMS science teacher Amy Knifley helps eighth-graders Grant Lawson, at left, and Seth Hash compare their candies to the atomic models.

CHS Beta members win awards

 

Campbellsville High School Beta Club members brought home several awards on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the annual Central Kentucky Beta Invitational.

 

Campbellsville University hosted the invitational, which features competitions in talent, service, math, English, social studies, science, agriculture, speech, poetry, Spanish, advertising design, art and more.

 

CHS students competing in the Central Kentucky Beta Invitational are, from left, front, sponsor Lauren Bennett, sophomores Sydney Wilson and Kaleigh Hunt, seniors Caitlin Bright, Kayla Young and Missy Vanorder, junior Jeremiah Jackson and sponsor Lindsay Williams. Second row, sponsor Ashley Penick, sophomores Haley Morris, Zoe McAninch and Gavin Johnson, junior Elizabeth Sullivan and seniors Sara Farmer, Madison Dial and Darius Wright. Third row, senior Christian Berry, juniors Jackson Hinton and Ryan Kearney and seniors Alex Doss and Ryan Wiedewitsch. Back, juniors Brandon Greer, Tristan Johnson, Myles Murrell and Davon Cecil, senior Connor Wilson, junior Treyce Mattingly and senior Chanson Atkinson.

CHS soccer team selling t-shirts, sweatshirts

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team is selling t-shirts and sweatshirts as a fundraiser.

 

Proceeds from shirts sales will go toward expenses for the upcoming season.

 

The season begins on Thursday, Aug. 10, with a scrimmage against Barren County at 7 p.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

Eagle Soccer

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.

Donations needed for CMS outdoor classroom project

 

Campbellsville Middle School BETA students and Community Service Action team members have begun a community service project at their school.

 

To help them complete their project, the students are soliciting donations.

 

The students are working hard to beautify an outdoor classroom at the CMS campus.

 

CMS

CHS teacher one of eight finalists for Teacher of the Year award

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Ben Davis has been named one of eight finalists for this year’s high school Teacher of the Year award.

 

Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline announced on Thursday, April 6, the names of 24 teachers chosen as recipients of the 2018 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

 

Ben Davis

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.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 16.

 

From left are freshman Carly Adams, senior Shailyn Fields, junior Ian McAninch and sophomore Braydon Phillips.

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.

CMS Beta Club selling sweatshirts

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club is selling inside out sweatshirts as a fundraiser.

 

Proceeds will be used to help pay the cost of attending this year’s Beta convention, with hopes of the club moving on to compete at nationals.

 

Sweatshirts are available as crew neck and hooded, and are made inside out.

 

CMS Beta Club Sweatshirts

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.

CIS Marching Ensemble wins first place

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy on Saturday, Oct. 14.

 

The band competed at Tates Creek High School in Lexington.

 

In preliminary competition, the band defeated Nicholas County to take home first place in Class A and qualify to compete in the finals competition.

 

CHS freshman Nick Drew performs.

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.

 

 

CES

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 16.

 

From left are sixth-grader Ashton Davis and Connor Byrd. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Abby Brisko.

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.

CMS students begin community service project

 

Campbellsville Middle School BETA students and Community Service Action team members have begun a community service project at their school.

 

On Saturday, Oct. 14, students worked as a team to beautify an outdoor classroom at the CMS campus.

 

Students picked up trash, pulled weeds, removed landscaping and made a plan for how they will design and decorate their outdoor space.

 

Campbellsville Middle School BETA students and Community Service Action team members have begun a community service project at their school. Students participating are, from left, sixth-graders Margaret Johnson and Jayla Penn, seventh-grader Whitney Frashure, sixth-grader Ava Hughes, teacher Andrea Gribbins, seventh-grader Haylee Allen and sixth-grader Daniel Caton.

CMS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently announced its academic achievers for October.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic achievers for October were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16. Pictured with CMS Principal Zach Lewis, they are, from left, seventh-grader MaCayla Falls, eighth-grader Tayler Thompson, seventh-grader Connor Byrd and sixth-graders Lillee Byrne and Zachary Akin. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Tezon Mitchell.

CES yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville Elementary School yearbooks are on sale now.

 

Yearbooks for the 2016-2017 school year are being sold for $15 each.

 

The deadline to purchase a book is Friday, April 14, and yearbooks will be distributed on Friday, May 12.

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.

CMS students learn about cells

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning all about cells.

 

In Amy Knifley’s science classes, students are learning about cell structure and function.

 

CMS seventh-graders Whitney Frashure, at left, and Haylee Allen review their notes together as they study.

CHS football team crushes Bethlehem

 

Campbellsville High School football team crushed Bethlehem on Friday, Oct. 13.

 

Final score was 50-14.

 

CHS junior Daesean Vancleave gets the ball from freshman quarterback Arren Hash.

CMS music students learn to play the ukulele

 

Campbellsville Middle School music students are learning to play the ukulele.

 

In Jessica Floyd’s music class, students are playing chords, and will eventually play songs.

 

CMS eighth-grader Star Reed plays a chord.

CMS art students make koinobori

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are making koinobori wind socks to celebrate a Japanese holiday.

 

In Japan, on Children’s Day, people fly carp-shaped wind socks known as koinobori. The carp, which can swim up waterfalls, is used as a symbol for the holiday because it represents strength and courage.

 

CMS sixth-grader Jayla Penn staples her koinobori together.

CHS art students make 3D letters

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently made 3D letters out of cardboard.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students recently studied differences between two- and three-dimensional objects.

 

Students learned that 2D objects have width and length, but 3D objects also have depth.

 

CHS sophomores Shallan Philpott, at left, and Jewell Cox work together on their letter.

CHS students submit FAFSAs

 

Campbellsville High School hosted a FAFSA signup day recently to help seniors and their parents complete the financial aid applications.

 

The FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is required for students who are applying to college and want to qualify for financial aid.

 

Admissions counselors from local colleges and universities, along with Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Audrey Price, visited CHS to help students submit their applications.

 

CHS senior Connor Wilson completes his FAFSA, with help from Charity Ferguson, director of admissions at Lindsey Wilson College.

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.

CHS prom tickets on sale

 

Campbellsville High School prom tickets are on sale now.

 

This year’s prom is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, at The Venue.

 

Tickets are $25 for an individual and $40 for a couple.

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.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 9.

 

From left are sophomore Shelby Hunt and freshman Jake Dicken. Absent from the photo are junior Tatem Wiseman and senior Ethan Lay.

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.

CMS girls’ basketball eighth-grade players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball eighth-grade players were honored recently for their hard work and dedication to their team.

 

The eighth-graders were recognized in a special ceremony at their last regular season home game on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

This year’s eighth-graders include Kaylyn Smith, Rylee Petett, Lainey Watson, Olivia Fields, Tayler Thompson, Bri Gowdy and Brae Washington.

 

CMS girls’ basketball eighth-grade players are honored. From left are assistant coach LeeAnn Grider, Kaylyn Smith, Tayler Thompson, Brae Washington, head coach Tiarra Cecil, Bri Gowdy, assistant coach Kathy England, Lainey Watson, Rylee Petett and Olivia Fields.

CHS senior volleyball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior volleyball players were honored recently for their hard work and dedication to their team.

 

The seniors were recognized in a special ceremony at their last regular season home game on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

This year’s seniors include Madison Dial, Caitlin Bright, Kayla Young, Nena Barnett, Kiyah Barnett, Amanda Miles and Vonnea Smith.

 

CHS senior volleyball players are honored. From left are Kiyah Barnett, head coach Elisha Rhodes, Caitlin Bright, Madison Dial, Vonnea Smith, assistant coach Shajuana Ditto, Amanda Miles, Kayla Young and Nena Barnett.

CHS cross country team competes in Heartland Conference meet

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team competed in the Heartland Conference meet on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

Several runners brought home medals and set new personal records.

 

Cross Country

Sheriff’s deputy visits CHS senior

 

Campbellsville High School senior Robert Tungate received a visit from a very special guest on Tuesday, May 2.

 

Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Finn visited Tungate and let him see inside his sheriff’s vehicle.

 

Tungate, who loves police and fire vehicles, talked to Finn about his job as a sheriff deputy and let him sit inside his sheriff’s cruiser.

 

Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Finn bumps fists with CHS senior Robert Tungate.

CHS senior soccer players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior soccer players were recently honored for their dedication to their team.

 

This year’s team features seven senior players, including Jackson Hunt, Cody Davis, Cass Kidwell, Bryce Richardson, Christian Berry, Logan Cole and Ethan Lay.

 

CHS soccer players had a record-setting season this year.

 

This year’s CHS senior soccer players were recently honored. They are, from left, front, Jackson Hunt, Cody Davis and Cass Kidwell. Back, head coach Bradley Harris, Bryce Richardson, Christian Berry, Logan Cole, Ethan Lay and assistant coaches Malique Spaulding and Matt Schmuck.

CHS juniors to attend Boys State

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Austin Fitzgerald and Bryce Richardson have been chosen to attend Boys State this summer.

 

The two will attend the program at Campbellsville University on June 4-9.

 

Austin Fitzgerald     Bryce Richardson

CHS graduates nearly 65 students

 

They entered as students, and left as alumni.

 

Campbellsville High School Class of 2017 graduated on Saturday, May 20, in front of family, friends, teachers and administrators.

 

Nearly 65 students received diplomas to mark the end of their high school careers.

 

This year’s salutatorian is Laura Lamb. Valedictorians are Blair Lamb and Murphy Lamb.

 

CHS Principal Kirby Smith thanked the class for being lots of fun – but also challenging.

 

CHS Class of 2017 poses for a final group photo together.

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.

 

CES

CHS track teams finish strong at meet

 

Campbellsville High School track team members finished with several awards at an all-comers meet on Tuesday, April 25.

 

CHS freshman Taliyah Hazelwood finished first in the 100- and 200-meter dashes.

 

In boys’ action, CHS sophomore Daesean Vancleave finished first in the 100-meter dash.

 

CHS sophomore Lauren Williams runs.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 9.

 

From left are eighth-grader Tayler Thompson and sixth-grader Hannah Singleton. Seventh-grader Davanna Reardon isn’t pictured.

CHS junior varsity softball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team battled Taylor County on Tuesday, April 25.

 

In the junior varsity match up, CHS won by a score of 5-4.

 

CHS freshman Lauryn Agathen waits to bat.

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.

CMS girls’ basketball players, staff members to host skills clinics

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball players and staff members will host free skills clinics this month and next.

 

Clinics are available for free to any girl in kindergarten through third grade.

 

Participants will learn basic basketball skills to help them improve their game.

 

The clinics will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym on several Sundays, including Jan. 22 and 29 and Feb. 12, 19 and 26.

CHS baseball team beats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated Taylor County on Thursday, April 20.

 

The Eagles jumped out to a strong lead by scoring five runs in the first inning. The team scored five more runs in the third.

 

Final score was 10-7.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash throws.

CMS science students practice graphing

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently practiced graphing.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students are learning about dependent and independent variables.

 

As a group project, students were given a scientific scenario, complete with experimental data.

 

CMS eighth-graders Xierra Underwood, at left, and Kitana Taylor create their graph.

CHS show choir presents ‘Back to the 90s’

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir presented its spring concert recently, featuring the sounds of songs made popular in the 1990s.

 

The concert was entitled “Back to the 90s.”

 

CHS students prepared for the show for several months, and choreographed the show themselves.

 

From left, CHS seniors Jaleel Cowan, Daniel Silva, Alexis Shears, Kayla Atkinson, Brenna Wethington and Blair Lamb perform together.

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.

CMS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team took on Taylor County on Monday, April 24.

 

In the A game, CMS battled hard but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS sixth-grader Jade Wheeler throws.

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 students have fun at prom, prom breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School students danced the night away at this year’s prom on Saturday, April 29.

 

The night began with walk through at the CHS gymnasium. Friends and family members gathered to see those attending prom and to take photographs.

 

Afterward, students drove to The Venue for the main event, themed “A Night in Paris.”

 

CHS seniors Noah Wagers and Brenna Wethington were crowned prom king and queen.

 

CHS prom king and queen Noah Wagers and Brenna Wethington, seniors, dance.

CHS students learn to make salsa

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make their own salsa.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, came to CHS recently to help students learn to cook nutritious foods.

 

Students in CHS teacher Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes learned about good food habits and how to make easy, but healthy, snacks at home.

 

CHS junior Payton Reynolds chops an onion.

CHS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team defeated Adair County on Thursday, April 20.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS won by a score of 6-3.

 

And the CHS junior varsity team won by a score of 5-4.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington runs home.

CHS juniors learn about Native Americans

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about Native Americans.

 

English III students in Tyler Hardy’s class recently discussed Native American literature.

 

As a project for the unit, students chose tribes and researched them.

 

CHS juniors Keidlan Boils, at left, and John Netherland present their project on the Powhatan Indians to teacher Susan Dabney.

CES students enjoy pizza lunch

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Lighthouse Team members were recently treated to a pizza lunch for their hard work this school year.

 

Students chosen to serve on the CES Lighthouse Team are those who are the top-notch leaders in the school, are always behaving and do their work in class. The students chosen serve as role models and leaders for their classmates.

 

CES Lighthouse Team members enjoyed a lunch at Gatti’s Pizza on Friday, May 5, for their hard work this school year. From left are second-grader Sophia Santos, third-graders Gracie Pendleton, Carson Mills and Maylee Wilds, second-grader Cayton Lawhorn, third-grader Madisyn Bradfield, second-graders Luke Adkins, Lanigan Price and Joseph Greer and third-grader Cameron Estes.

CHS students make ‘Frankenstein’ monsters

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made their own monsters.

 

Students in Lindsay Williams’s AP English literature and composition class are studying “Frankenstein” and making their own monsters.

 

As part of their studies, students are reading the book and creating their own monsters.

 

From left, CHS juniors Dakota Reardon, Glenn Lamer, Josh Dooley, Jackson Hinton and Tristan Johnson talk about their monster.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of May 1.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Dax Gray and second-graders Lanigan Price and Elijah Spurling. Second row, third-grader Vivian York, first-grader Justice Albrecht, kindergarteners Aubreigh Knifley and Kasen Smith and first-grader Bryson Gabehart. Back, first-grader Xadrian Fugate, second-graders Zachary Cox and Stephen Green and third-graders Bobby Engle, Landon Tucker and Arianna Childers. Not pictured is kindergartener Keagan Shearer.

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 names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of May 1.

 

From left are second-grader Dorothy Shively, third-grader Alexis Wolford and kindergartener Alex Eggers. Absent from the photo is first-grader Anna Keith.

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 ‘level up’ with Lexia

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students who recently “leveled up” with the Lexia and Reading Plus programs were honored at a school-wide assembly on Friday, May 5.

 

Lexia and Reading Plus are technology-based reading programs that help increase reading proficiency for pre-kindergarten students through high school seniors.

 

About 150 students were recognized at CES on April 21 for increasing their reading proficiency level using the programs since Friday, April 21.

CHS principal to become superintendent

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon have a new leader.

 

Campbellsville High School Principal Kirby Smith will succeed Mike Deaton as the school district’s top leader.

 

Kirby Smith

CMS students have fun at fall break dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun at a dance to celebrate fall break.

 

CMS football team hosted the dance, with music provided by DJ Psycho.

 

About 75 students attended.

 

CMS students have fun dancing together.

CHS students play poetry review game

 

Campbellsville High School students recently played a review game to help them study.

 

Students in Ben Davis’s advanced placement English class have been studying literary elements of poetry.

 

To help them review for upcoming tests, students were given two groups of cards, one with a definition on it and the other with a term.

 

From left, CHS sophomores Glenn Lamer, Tristan Johnson, Myles Murrell and Treyce Mattingly work to pair their poetry terms with the definitions.

CHS junior varsity baseball team defeats Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Marion County recently.

 

In the junior varsity matchup, the CHS team was victorious.

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitches a strike.

CIS students see improvement in test scores, beat state averages

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are continuing to increase their state test scores, with many of those scores being the highest in the region.

 

In scores from standardized tests taken last school year, CIS students are seeing their hard work in the classroom come to fruition.

 

And, in many testing areas, CIS students are scoring well above state averages.

 

The largest jump in scores comes in math and reading scores at Campbellsville Elementary School, where last year’s third-grade students scored exponentially better than those around the state.

 

Out of the 13 surrounding school districts, which encompass 35 elementary schools, CES has the highest percentage of students scoring proficient or distinguished in math and reading.

 

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CES preschool students grow flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made gifts for their mothers.

 

In honor of Mother’s Day, students in Sherry Cowherd’s and Denise Spencer’s classes have grown flowers to give to their mothers.

 

CES preschool students Kingston Cowherd, at left, and Trinity Dye decorate the cups in which they grew flowers for their mothers.

CHS tennis teams take on Adair County, Fort Knox

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Adair County and Fort Knox.

 

For the boys’ team, CHS defeated Adair County by a score of 5-0.

 

CHS junior Sara Farmer shares a laugh with doubles partner Shauna Jones, a senior.

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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CMS art students study origami

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned about origami.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s class recently watched “Kubo and the Two Strings” about a Japanese boy who makes magical origami creations.

 

CMS fifth-graders Ashton Davis, at left, and Xavier Florez make their cranes.

CES students learn about extinct, endangered animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about extinct and endangered animals.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently learned that extinct animals are species that no longer exist and endangered ones are those in danger of becoming extinct.

 

CES kindergartener Tyce Owens labels animals as extinct or endangered.

CHS boys’ golf team finishes ninth at state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the ninth best team in the state.

 

The team competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and Wednesday, Oct. 4.

 

After the first round on Tuesday, the CHS team finished in the Top 13 teams to advance to the second round. The CHS team scored a 319.

 

In the second round, the CHS team also scored a 319, to finish with 638 strokes.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss led his team, with a 148, which earned him 15th place.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the ninth best team in the state. The team competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and Wednesday, Oct. 4. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, junior Layton Hord, freshman Kameron Smith, junior Myles Murrell and seniors Connor Wilson and Alex Doss.

CMS teacher nominated for Educator of the Year award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Katie Campbell is one of the top teachers in Taylor County.

 

Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, 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, April 27.

 

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, 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, April 27. From left are Campbell’s husband Justin, Campbell and her parents, Judy and Glenn VonHandorf.

CES preschool students write letters to kindergarten teachers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are ready for kindergarten.

 

Before ending the school year on Thursday, May 4, students in Sherry Cowherd’s class wrote letters to their kindergarten teachers to tell them a little about themselves.

 

CES preschool student Levi Ritchie thinks about his answers for his letter to his kindergarten teacher.

CES students receive bicycles for good behavior

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have received bicycles for their good behavior during the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Kentucky State Police troopers recently donated four bicycles to be given to students who have excelled in the classroom and modeled exemplary behavior and leadership to their classmates.

 

CES students, from left, second-grader Alex Yang, kindergarteners Demarcus Noyola and Elyzabeth Fisher and first-grader Kinsley Graham received bicycles for their good behavior and classroom leadership skills this school year.

CHS juniors, seniors learn about college

 

Campbellsville High School juniors and seniors learned all about college on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

 

Students attended a college fair at Campbellsville University’s Powell Athletic Center.

 

Representatives from several colleges and universities in Kentucky came to talk to students.

 

CHS juniors, from left, Jeremiah Jackson, Salena Ritchie, Tatem Wiseman and Abbie Dicken learn about Western Kentucky University.

CES students make gifts for their mothers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making gifts for their mothers.

 

In honor of Mother’s Day, students in Shirley Cox’s first-grade class are creating pictures of their mothers.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Murphy uses stickers to create a picture of her mother.

CES students receive bicycles for perfect attendance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders Adrianna Garvin and Easton Williams have received bicycles for having perfect attendance this school year.

 

Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F&AM members in Campbellsville donated two bicycles to CES to be given to a boy and girl who have perfect attendance this school year.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders Easton Williams, at left, and Adrianna Garvin have received bicycles for having perfect attendance this school year. Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F&AM members in Campbellsville donated the bicycles.

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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CMS fourth-graders draft field day teams

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are gearing up for field day.

 

Field day is set for Monday, May 15, and students will compete against each other in several events.

 

Fourth-grade students recently divided up into teams.

 

Because the fourth-grade leadership classes don’t have equal numbers of students, students were drafted in equal numbers.

 

CMS fourth-grader Kanan Bruce draws a name during the field day draft.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of May 8.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Zoe Weddle, third-grader Destiny Abell, first-graders Lainey Price, Trace Richardson and Allison Dean and kindergartener Ronnie Allen. Back, first-graders Eric Mixtega and Logan Weddle, second-graders Braxton Tucker and Lily Wise and third-graders Cody Tamez, Reagan Hayes and Raeanna Jefferson. Not pictured are kindergartener Isabella Anderson and second-grader Trenton Harris.

CIS Marching Ensemble wins first place

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy on Saturday, Sept. 30.

 

The band competed at Casey County High School in Liberty.

 

The CHS band won first place in Class A, defeating Paris by six points, and advanced to finals competition.

 

In the evening competition, CHS finished in fourth place, defeating Paris and Lincoln, Marion and Nelson counties.

 

CHS sophomore Conner Riley performs.

CHS students are college ready

 

Campbellsville High School students are working hard to become college and career ready.

 

Several students are now deemed college ready based on scores when taking the ACT in March.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of May 8.

 

From left are first-grader Chase Gabbert, third-grader Raelyn Dunn, second-grader Elijah Spurling and kindergartener Jewell Brewster.

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.

CHS honors top students

 

Campbellsville High School recently honored its top students.

 

CHS hosted its annual Top 10 percent banquet on Sunday, April 23, to honor the students making up the Top 10 percent of their class.

 

The Top 10 percent award is given to students by class based solely on their cumulative GPA. The honor is given to CHS sophomores, juniors and seniors.

 

CHS students honored at this year’s Top 10 percent banquet are, from left, front, sophomores Brandon Greer, Davon Cecil, Abbie Dicken and Reagan Knight. Second row, sophomores Jeremiah Jackson, Myles Murrell, Ryan Kearney, Ian McAninch and Elizabeth Sullivan. Third row, juniors Madison Dial, Kimberly Harden, Sara Farmer, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Bryce Richardson. Back, seniors Laura Lamb, Shauna Jones, Blair Lamb, Caroline McMahan and Murphy Lamb. Absent are senior Tiffany Stagner and juniors Alex Doss and Samuel Kessler.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Cameron Bohannon recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Cameron Bohannon

CMS eighth-graders honored at recognition ceremony

 

In a matter of days, they will leave their middle school classrooms and become high school students.

 

“Class of 2021, we wish you the best, and we love ya,” their leader said.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders were honored with several special awards and recognitions on Sunday, May 7.

 

CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes told her eighth-graders that the day is set aside to celebrate them and their accomplishments.

 

“As principal of Campbellsville Middle School, it has been my privilege to watch this class grow and mature over the past four years,” she said.

 

CMS eighth-graders Jasmine Mitchell and Blase Wheatley receive the Cameron Smith awards from teachers, from left, Robbilyn Speer, Amy Knifley, Melisa Morris and Paige Cook.

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.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 1.

 

From left are freshman Shelby Hunt, sophomore Lauren Williams, senior Robert Tungate and junior Missy Vanorder.

CES kindergarteners learn about money

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning about money.

 

In Nikki Price’s class, students are learning about bills and coins, and how much each are worth.

 

Recently, students studied the penny, nickel and dime and discussed which side of the coins are the heads and which are tails.

 

CES kindergartener Madison Haywood colors dimes.

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.

CHS concert band students to perform at state contest

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students will perform at a state competition next week.

 

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

 

The band performed in March at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown and received distinguished ratings in each category, from every judge. Because the band received the highest rating possible from every judge, CHS was invited to play at the state level assessment.

 

The state assessment is set for Monday, May 8, at University of Louisville.

 

From left, CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald, sophomore Elizabeth Sullivan, junior Christian Berry and sophomore Makayla Miller play clarinet.

CMS students play review game

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth- and eighth-graders recently joined together to play a review game to help them prepare for state standardized testing.

 

The students underwent testing the week of May 8.

 

To help prepare for the reading portion of the exam, students in Paige Cook’s and Lisa Kearney’s language classes played a review game called Zap!

 

CMS sixth-graders Nasir Johnson, at left, and Chase Hord talk with their teammates about a question.

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 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.

 

AR isn’t required at CES, though the majority of second- and third-grade students are participating.  And some kindergarten and first-grade students are also participating.

 

CES second-graders Rajon Taylor, at left, and Kallie Taylor shop with their AR points.

CIS students complete K-PREP testing

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools students have completed K-PREP state standardized testing for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students tested the week of May 1, and sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students at CMS tested the week of May 8.

 

Eighth-graders are the last to complete state testing, with their final day on Friday, May 12.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith, at left, and Zoie Sidebottom enjoy sausage biscuits as they prepare to begin state testing.

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.

CHS students enjoy class outside

 

Campbellsville High School students recently enjoyed having class outside.

 

During recent warm weather, students in Kevin Rafferty’s trigonometry class took their learning outside.

 

CHS math teacher Kevin Rafferty talks to his students as they complete their homework while having class outside.

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Ben Rafferty, sophomore Mariah Lowery and freshman Abie Angel recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Ben Rafferty     Mariah Lowery     Abie Angel

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 the Earth

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about the Earth.

 

In honor of Earth Day, kindergarten students learned that the Earth is full of land and water, and then colored a picture of it.

 

Students learned about recycling and why it’s important to protect the Earth.

 

CES kindergartener Jason Eggers colors a picture of the Earth.

CES students read ‘Charlotte’s Web’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are reading “Charlotte’s Web.”

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class are reading the classic book, written by E.B. White.

 

CES first-grade teacher Amanda Greer reads “Charlotte’s Web” to her students.

CMS eighth-graders make good luck cards

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently made good luck cards for each other.

 

CMS sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders are undergoing K-PREP testing this week.

 

To help motivate each other, eighth-graders wrote good luck cards to each other.

 

CMS eighth-graders Abigail Decker, at left, and Chloe Garrett write good luck cards for their classmates.

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.

CMS softball team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team defeated Green County on Wednesday, April 19.

 

In the A game, CMS came from behind to win by a score of 6-5.

 

And in the B game, CMS crushed Green County by a score of 13-1.

 

CMS sixth-grader Mary Russell jumps to avoid the ball.

CES preschool students play games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students have spent this school year learning and having fun together.

 

The last full day of school for preschool students was Wednesday, May 3. And students presented their end-of-the-year program on Thursday, May 4.

 

In the past week, students spent time coloring, playing games, singing and dancing and enjoying special snacks.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson builds.

CES students have fun during last day of Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have had fun this school year participating in Wings Express after school activities.

 

This school year’s program ended on Friday, May 5.

 

Students spent the afternoon playing games, working on homework, having a healthy snack and enjoying spending time together.

 

CES kindergartener Jayden Maupin uses beads to make a heart with kindergarten assistant Brittany Johnson.

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.

CHS baseball team takes on Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Nelson County on Friday, April 14.

 

CHS battled to the end, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash pitched for the Eagles.

 

CHS sophomore Jackson Hinton catches the ball.

CHS tennis teams battle Washington County, Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Washington County and Caverna.

 

The girls’ team defeated Washington County by a score of 3-0.

 

CHS junior Cody Davis takes a breath during his match.

CES students make Mother’s Day cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making cards for their mothers.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are making their own Mother’s Day cards to give as gifts.

 

CES kindergartener Robert Atwood draws hearts on his Mother’s Day card.

CMS students have fun at pep rally

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun at a pep rally.

 

CMS hosted the pep rally to cheer for the girls’ basketball team, which is having a great season.

 

All of the players were recognized, and their classmates cheered for them.

 

CMS girls’ basketball players have fun together.

CMS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team defeated Adair County on Thursday, April 13.

 

In the A game, CMS fought hard but lost by a score of 8-9.

 

But in the B game, CMS easily defeated Adair County by a score of 11-2.

 

CMS sixth-grader Bri Hayes gets an out at second.

CHS tennis teams take on Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Elizabethtown.

 

For the boys’ team, doubles partners Cody Davis and Jackson Hunt, juniors, won their match.

 

CHS freshman Victoria Cox, at left, hits the ball as doubles partner Mallory Haley, a senior, looks on.

CES yearbooks have arrived

 

Campbellsville Elementary School yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year have arrived.

 

Students who ordered yearbooks have received them in their classrooms.

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.

CHS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School junior varsity baseball team defeated Taylor County on Wednesday, April 12.

 

Final score was 4-2.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay catches the ball at second.

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting some exercise and having fun.

 

Each morning, students spend time playing together in the gym.

 

CES preschool student Mason Conner plays with a hula hoop.

CES students practice vocabulary

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their vocabulary.

 

In CES Explorers, students were recently given a worksheet of words and asked to read them aloud.

 

They were asked to highlight any of the words that have the short “u” sound.

 

CES kindergarteners Aleeya Spaulding, at left, and Trinity Clark highlight words that have the short “u” sound.

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 students prepare for state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are working hard to prepare for state testing.

 

The students will undergo testing from May 2-4.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class have been working hard to practice for the math portion of the test.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones helps Rihanna Anderson and Brayden Paiz with a sample test question.

CES preschool students learn about kindergarten

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned what they can expect when attending kindergarten next school year.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, recently talked to the students about how kindergarten will be different from their preschool class.

 

Kennon said kindergarteners won’t take a nap during the day, and will meet new people.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, talks to CES preschool students about how they should manage their behavior in kindergarten. From left are Reece Williams, Rylee Karr, Kennon Dotson and Alinna Bray.

CES reading teacher receives Dare to Soar award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken has received this month’s Dare to Soar award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton made the presentation at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, May 8.

 

In reading a letter nominating Dicken for the award, Deaton read that she is a very special person who is a great asset to CES and Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken receives this month’s Dare to Soar award from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton.

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 a