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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.

CES kindergarteners to present ‘Bob Humbug, the Christmas Grump’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students have been working hard to prepare for their Christmas musical, which is set for Tuesday, Dec. 13.

 

The show is entitled “Bob Humbug, the Christmas Grump.”

 

Students will perform at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gymnasium.

 

CES kindergarteners in Leanna Cundiff’s class made elf hats to wear as they perform in their upcoming Christmas musical, entitled “Bob Humbug, the Christmas Grump,” which will be on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gym.

CMS, CHS students to take final exams

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students will take their final semester exams on Dec. 14-16.

CHS band members selling doughnuts

 

Campbellsville High School band members are selling doughnuts as a fundraiser.

 

Band members are selling a variety of Krispy Kreme doughnuts in several varieties.

CHS bowling team to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School bowling team will host a fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 9.

 

The team will a portion of proceeds from sales at Chick-fil-A on the Campbellsville University campus from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

CHS Bowling Team

CMS students invited to book giveaway

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are invited to a free book giveaway.

 

Students can pick up a free book on Wednesday, Dec. 7, Thursday, Dec. 8, or Friday, Dec. 9, in Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch’s office.

CMS to host dance to benefit local children, hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students will host a dance to raise money for local children and those who lost their belongings as a result of Hurricane Matthew.

 

The dance is set for Friday, Dec. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the CMS multi-purpose room.

 

Admission is $5 and concessions will be sold.

 

Proceeds will be given to Hurricane Matthew victims and the local Toys for Kids organization.

FRYSC council to meet

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making meeting room at the high school.

CHS swim team shirt deadline extended

 

Campbellsville High School swim team is selling shirts as a fundraiser, and the deadline to purchase them has been extended.

 

The shirts are charcoal gray and feature an EAGLES soar logo.

 

Eagles Soar

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Dec. 15.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, Dec. 9, from 9 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.

 

Kentucky Blood Center

CES kindergarteners to present ‘Bob Humbug, the Christmas Grump’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students will present a Christmas musical on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

 

The show is entitled “Bob Humbug, the Christmas Grump,” and students will perform at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gymnasium.

 

CES kindergarteners practice their songs and dance moves for their upcoming Christmas musical, entitled “Bob Humbug, the Christmas Grump.”

CIS ‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 11

 

The annual Campbellsville Independent Schools “Christmas Spectacular” will be Sunday, Dec. 11, beginning at 3 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 chamber ensemble, the CES third-grade choir and middle school choirs.

CES preschool students to present Christmas program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students will present a Christmas program on Thursday, Dec. 15.

 

The program will begin at 9 a.m. in the CES gym.

CHS Show Choir hosts fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir is selling boxed lunches as a fundraiser.

 

Lunches will be delivered on Monday, Oct. 31, for $10 each.

CHS Marching Band to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band will host a fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 29.

 

Ten percent of all sales at Venture City Comics on Main Street will go toward the band.

CMS to host Halloween dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a Halloween dance on Friday, Oct. 28.

 

The dance will be from 6 to 7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.

CMS girls’ basketball team to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team will host a fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 16.

School supply drive to benefit CES students

 

A local school supply drive will benefit Campbellsville Elementary Schools students.

 

Taylor County Public Library, Edwards Jones and The Big Dawg are hosting a school supply drive to benefit Campbellsville and Taylor County elementary schools.

FRYSC to sponsor new support group

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center will sponsor a new support group those raising their grandchildren.

 

GAP is a support group for those living in Taylor County who are raising their grandchildren or those who aren’t their biological children, such as nieces, nephews, cousins, etc.

CMS girls’ basketball tryouts are June 2 and 7

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball tryouts have been set for this week and next week.

CHS students to compete at national Beta convention

 

Campbellsville High School students will compete next week at the national Beta convention in New Orleans, La.

 

The CHS Beta Club repeated as state champions at the annual state convention in January. As a result, seven students won awards and advanced to the national Beta convention.

 

The national convention will be June 27-30 at New Orleans Morial Convention Center.

 

    

Tickets still available for CMS fundraisers

 

Tickets are still available for the upcoming Campbellsville Middle School 5K run/walk, barbecue dinner, auction and all-star basketball game.

 

A group of former University of Kentucky basketball players will invade CMS on Saturday, Aug. 13, all to raise money for a great cause.

CHS to take on Taylor County in Big Dawg Bowl

 

Campbellsville High School will take on Taylor County High School on Friday, Sept. 2, in the annual Big Dawg Bowl.

 

 Campbellsville High School will take on Taylor County High School on Friday, Sept. 2, in the annual Big Dawg Bowl.

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 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.

CHS to host Holiday Classic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team will host its annual Holiday Classic on Dec. 28-30.

 

Games will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 4 p.m.

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.

CHS senior featured in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan recently made his acting debut.

 

Cowan, who graduated from CHS on Saturday, May 20, was cast in the production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Campbellsville University, as part of its Shakespeare Under the Stars series.

 

Cowan portrayed Nym.

 

CHS senior Jaleel Cowan portrays Nym in the Campbellsville University production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor.”

CHS softball, baseball seniors honored

 

Campbellsville High School softball and baseball senior players were recently honored for their years of dedication to their team.

 

This year’s CHS softball team includes two seniors, Brenna Wethington and Kailey Morris. This year’s baseball team also features two seniors, Zack Bottoms and Jared Brewster.

 

 CHS seniors Zack Bottoms and Jared Brewster are honored for their dedication to the CHS baseball team. They are pictured with their families and coaches. From left are assistant coaches Lynn Kearney, Zach Lewis and Phil Gowdy, Bottoms’s dad Adam, Bottoms, Bottoms’s mother Kecia, Brewster’s dad David, Brewster, Brewster’s mother Suzanne Davis, Brewster’s siblings Jaden and Jewell, head coach Kirby Smith and assistant coach Blake Milby.     CHS softball players Brenna Wethington and Kailey Morris are honored for her dedication to the CHS softball team. From left are head coach Weston Jones, Morris’s mother Leslie, Morris, Wethington, Wethington’s mother Shelia, Wethington’s brother Mason, Wethington’s father John and assistant coach Matt Schmuck.

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

CES students color puzzle

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently colored pictures to make a puzzle.

 

In Patty Haley’s third-grade class, students were given pieces of a picture that, when put together, formed a large summer scene.

 

CES third-graders, from left, Alyssa Bennett, Malikiah Spurling, Tayshaun Hickman and Lauren Pace hold their class puzzle.

Merry Christmas from the Eagle Family!

 

Merry Christmas

CES kindergarteners learn about camping

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about camping.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s class recently discussed what they will do during summer break.

 

CES kindergartener Jackson Wright cuts out words to write his sentence about camping.

CMS sixth- and seventh-grade students receive awards

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth- and seventh-grade students received awards recently for their academic work this school year.

 

End of the year awards were presented on Wednesday, May 17.

 

CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes spoke at the ceremony.

 

Sixth-grade teachers Farrah Hord, Jan Speer, Bradley Harris and Lisa Kearney, seventh-grade teachers Steven Gumm, Michael Despain, Tammy Hash and Sharon Harris and activity teachers Jessica Floyd, Jo Ann Harris and Zach Shelton made the presentations. 

 

Sixth-grade subject award winners are, from left, front, Leigh Hicks, social studies; and BreAnna Humphress, writing. Back, Haylee Allen, math; Whitney Frashure, language arts and accelerated reader; and Weston Mattingly, science.     Seventh-grade subject award winners are, from left, front, Serenity Ford, accelerated reader; and Lainey Watson, social studies, science and language arts. Back, Jack Sabo, math.

CMS fourth- and fifth-grade students receive awards

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth- and fifth-grade students received awards recently for their academic work this school year.

 

End of the year awards were presented on Thursday, May 18.

 

CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes spoke at the ceremony.

 

Fourth-grade teachers Garnetta Murrell, Maranda Wright, Kaye Agathen and Samantha Coomer, fifth-grade teachers Ann Michael Tucker, Jessica Lile, Kaye Breeding and Donna White and activity teachers Jessica Floyd, Jo Ann Harris and Zach Shelton made the presentations.

 

Fourth-grade subject award winners are, from left, Andrew Mardis, math; Gabriel Noyola, language arts and reading; Zeke Harris, social studies; Logan England, accelerated reader; and Noah Leachman, science.     Fifth-grade subject award winners are, from left, Karlie Cox, social studies; Caleb Holt, science; Kayden Birdwell, language arts; and Angelica Seng, math and accelerated reader.

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.

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

CIS students invited to Back to School Bash

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are invited to attend a Back to School Bash at Kroger in Green River Plaza on Friday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 10 p.m.

CMS volleyball tryouts are Dec. 9

 

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team tryouts are approaching.

 

Players interested in trying out are encouraged to attend conditioning on Friday, Dec. 2, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the school.

 

Tryouts will be on Friday, Dec. 9, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

 

volleyball

CHS tennis duo plays at state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School tennis doubles partners Mallory Haley, a senior, and freshman Victoria Cox played in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tennis tournament last week.

 

Haley, who graduated from CHS last Saturday, and Cox advanced to the tournament after faring well in this year’s region tournament.

 

At region tournament, the duo won their first, second and third round matches. The two were eliminated in the fourth round, which is the state-qualifying round.

 

CHS tennis duo Mallory Haley, center, and freshman Victoria Cox played in the KHSAA state tennis tournament last week. At left is coach Bradley Harris.

CES Back to School nights moved to CHS gym

 

Because of ongoing construction, Campbellsville Elementary School’s upcoming Back to School nights have been moved to the Campbellsville High School gymnasium.

 

The nights are geared toward providing students and their parents the information they need for a successful 2016-2017 school year.

CMS students collecting supplies, raising money for Hurricane Matthew victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are collecting supplies and raising money for those who lost their belongings as a result of Hurricane Matthew.

 

Widespread damage was reported in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida, and internationally.

 

CMS

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

CHS football team to begin season Friday, Aug. 19

 

Campbellsville High School football team will begin its season on Friday, Aug. 19, playing in the Scottie Bowl at Glasgow High School.

CES to host Grandparent Day celebration

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host its annual Grandparent Day celebration on Friday, Dec. 9.

 

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

 

CES

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 freshman sets personal record at state meet

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Taliyah Hazelwood ran at the state track meet last Saturday and set a new personal record.

 

Hazelwood finished second in the 200-meter dash at region competition on Friday, May 12, which qualified her to compete at state.

 

On Saturday, May 20, Hazelwood ran in the 200-meter dash at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state meet at the University of Kentucky track complex.

 

CHS freshman Taliyah Hazelwood finished second in the 200-meter dash at region competition, above, which qualified her to compete at this year’s state meet. She finished fifth and set a personal record at 26.77 seconds.

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams to play in Tip-Off Classic

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams will play in the Domino’s Pizza Tip-Off Classic on Saturday, Dec. 3.

CHS tennis teams compete in Heartland Conference tournament

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams competed in the Heartland Conference tennis tournament recently, and took home several trophies.

 

CHS boys’ tennis team is this year’s Heartland Conference runners-up. From left are coach Tyler Hardy, senior Zack Settle, juniors Cody Davis and Cass Kidwell, freshman Patrick Walker and sophomore Brandon Greer. Settle and Kidwell were also doubles runners-up and Davis was singles runner-up. Absent from the photo is junior Jackson Hunt.     CHS girls’ tennis doubles partners senior Mallory Haley and freshman Victoria Cox were this year’s Heartland Conference runners-up. From left are coach Bradley Harris, Cox and Haley.

CHS softball team to host parent meeting

 

Campbellsville High School softball team will host a parents’ meeting on Thursday, Dec. 1.

 

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria.

Class of 2017 takes final Senior Walk

 

Campbellsville High School seniors took their final walk down school hallways on Thursday, May 18.

 

During this year’s Senior Walk, the Class of 2017 seniors dressed in their caps and gowns and walked down the hallways at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, where they spent their academic careers.

 

Students lined the hallways at each school to cheer for the graduates and give them high fives.

 

CHS senior Noah Wagers and his classmates walk down the hallways at CES.

CHS boys’ basketball Booster Club to host jamboree

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball Booster Club will host a jamboree for middle school teams on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5.

 

The tournament is a fundraiser for CHS boys’ basketball.

 

Admission is $5 per day, and no passes will be accepted. Children younger than 6 will be admitted free.

CHS junior class to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School junior class will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, Nov. 15.

 

Juniors will receive 15 percent of dine-in, pick-up and delivery sales at Gatti’s Pizza from 11 a.m. to closing.

 

When ordering, tell the cashier you want to support the CHS junior class.

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.

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees were honored recently at a luncheon to close the 2016-2017 school year, which ended Thursday, May 18.

 

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

 

Three people are retiring after this school year.

 

They include Sherry Cowherd, who worked at Campbellsville Elementary School as a preschool teacher and served 17 years; Clifton Walker, who was a custodian at Campbellsville Middle School and served 11 years; and Superintendent Mike Deaton, who is retiring after 10 years with the District.

 

CIS Superintendent Mike Deaton recognizes CES preschool teacher Sherry Cowherd, who is retiring after serving at the District for 17 years. Deaton is also retiring, effective June 30, after working for the District for 10 years.

School year comes to a close

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students attended school on Thursday, May 18, for the final day of the 2016-2017 school year.

 

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

 

CES Assistant Principal Zach Lewis bumps fists with kindergartener Treshaun Robinson as he gets ready to go home.

CHS KYA members selling gummy bears

 

Campbellsville High School KYA members are selling gummy bears as a fundraiser.

 

All proceeds from the sale will go toward paying for students to attend the KYA convention this year.

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

CMS baseball team picks up four wins in one day

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently won four games in one day.

 

The team traveled to Bloomfield to play Spencer County and Marion County on Saturday, April 29.

 

CMS defeated Spencer County by a score of 3-1, and Marion County by a score of 10-4.

 

CMS sixth-grader Konner Forbis, at left, and seventh-grader Seth Hash walk to the pitcher’s mound.

CHS student to perform in ‘My Fair Lady’

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Gracyne Hash will perform in the upcoming Campbellsville University production of “My Fair Lady.”

 

Hash portrays a flower girl and performs in the servant chorus. She has a speaking and singing role.

 

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.

CHS baseball team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated John Hardin recently.

 

Final score was 4-3.

 

CHS senior Donnie Osinger hit a home run.

 

And Wyatt Houk, a junior, got a hit in the bottom of the seventh inning to drive in the winning run.

 

Teammates congratulate CHS junior Wyatt Houk after he gets the game-winning hit.

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

CMS softball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

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

 

But in the B game, CMS was victorious by a final score of 9-4.

 

CMS softball players stand for the National Anthem.

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

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 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

CHS powderpuff game rescheduled

 

Because of rain and potential thunderstorms, tonight's CHS homecoming powderpuff football game has been postponed until Monday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. at the CHS football field.

CHS to host basketball jamboree

 

Campbellsville High School Boys’ Basketball Booster Club will host a sixth-grade basketball jamboree on Saturday, Nov. 12.

 

Games will be in the CHS gym, and will start at 1:30 p.m.

CHS boys’, girls’ basketball teams to play in basketball jamboree

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will play in the Campbellsville University Basketball Jamboree on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19.

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 seniors treated to breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School’s seniors were treated to a special breakfast on Thursday, May 18.

 

Senior parents provided lots of breakfast goodies for the Class of 2017, including sausage biscuits, donuts, juice and milk.

 

CHS seniors are treated to a special breakfast before graduation practice.

CES Wings Express to host Family Night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students and staff members will host Family Night on Thursday, Nov. 3.

 

Activities are planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the CES cafeteria.

CHS names Leaders of the Year

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

About 40 students from each class were named Leaders of the Week during the school year. From those students, teachers recently selected their nominations for Leader of the Year.

 

Gavin Johnson was recently chosen as the Leader of the Year for the freshman class in the 2016-2017 school year.     Jeremiah Jackson was recently chosen as the Leader of the Year for the sophomore class in the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Cody Davis was recently chosen as the Leader of the Year for the junior class in the 2016-2017 school year.     Kyrsten Hill was recently chosen as the Leader of the Year for the senior class in the 2016-2017 school year.

Back to School nights planned at CES, CMS and CHS

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools will host back to school nights in coming weeks to help students prepare for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Students will be able to tour their school, meet their teachers and see their classrooms.

 

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 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.

CMS, CHS students to participate in Fourth District choir

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students have been chosen to participate in the Fourth District Junior High Chorus and the Fourth District Choral Festival on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 26 and 27.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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.

 

 

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CHS football team to host kickoff dinner and auction

 

Campbellsville High School football team will host its third annual kickoff dinner and auction on Sunday, Aug. 7.

 

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 student is first to complete MTA certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Randy Harris has made school history.

 

Harris is the first CHS student to complete industry certification to be recognized as a Microsoft Technology Associate.

 

Randy Harris

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.

CES students make keychains

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made keychains.

 

Third-grade students wanted to make a special gift for their mothers in honor of Mother’s Day.

 

To start their project, teachers traced letters using a special paper.

 

CES third-graders in Hannah Jones’s class made these keychains for their mothers.

CHS to host Forcht Bank Bowl

 

Campbellsville High School will host its eighth annual Forcht Bank Bowl on Aug. 26 and 27 at Campbellsville University.

CIS choirs to perform

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a fall choir concert on Sunday, Oct. 23.

 

For the first time, Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs will come together for a fall concert.

CHS football team to take on Russellville in state playoffs

 

Campbellsville High School football team has advanced to the second round of state playoffs.

 

Campbellsville High School football team has advanced to the second round of state playoffs.

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.

CHS students have fun during Sharpen the Saw Day

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently treated to a break from their studies during a Sharpen the Saw Day.

 

Students could play board and card games, play video games, hang out with their friends, read, study, watch a movie, play ping pong, volleyball, kickball or dodgeball and play music.

 

Students were treated to a special lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs, chips, desserts and soft drinks.

 

The day ended with a teacher vs. student faculty basketball game, with the teachers getting the win.

 

CHS teacher Dee Doss plays Phase 10 with juniors Darius Wright, at left, and Jayden Bridgewater.

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.

CMS students complete leadership program

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently completed Campbellsville University’s leadership program, and were honored at a banquet.

 

The leadership group – called LOCK, which stands for Leaders of Central Kentucky – met several times during the school year for trips and other activities.

 

At this year’s banquet to mark the end of the program, the CMS students dressed as historical figures and those attending were given clues to guess who the students were portraying.

 

CMS eighth-graders recently completed Campbellsville University’s leadership program, and, at a banquet in their honor, portrayed historical characters. From left are Anna Clara Moura portraying Salena, Taylor Knight portraying Princess Diana, Clark Kidwell portraying William Clark and Kameron Smith portraying Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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.

 

Awards are given to students in the areas of science, English, vocational studies, art, social studies, math, music and foreign language studies.

 

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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.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 15.

 

From left are sophomore Cameron Bohannon, freshman Malachi Corley, junior Vivian Brown and senior Vera Brown.

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 FCA group hosts prayer walk

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes recently hosted a prayer walk.

 

Those attending walked around the high school and prayed at each classroom.

 

CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald prays outside a classroom.

CHS to participate in ‘Dig Pink’ activities at volleyball game

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball players will participate in “Dig Pink” activities next week to help raise money for breast cancer research.

 

CHS basketball teams to participate in ‘Thrill in the Ville’

 

Campbellsville High School Pep Club will host a “Thrill in the Ville” basketball preview night on Monday, Nov. 21, in the CHS gym.

 

CHS girls’ and boys’ basketball teams will participate in the event, which begins at 6 p.m.

CMS students compete in Division Derby math race

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders recently competed in a Kentucky Derby math race.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s class, students divided into male and female teams and competed in a Division Derby race on a smartboard in which they had to answer math problems.

 

CMS fourth-grader Austin Gabbert answers a math problem in the Division Derby.

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

CHS students complete family and consumer sciences certifications

 

Campbellsville High School students have worked hard this school year to complete family and consumer science certifications on their way to becoming college and career ready.

 

Students who completed family and consumer sciences industry certification include seniors Gabriel Clark and Kayla Atkinson, juniors Jasmine Coomer and Chazilyn Milby, sophomores Jaylah Tucker, Caleigh Bright and Joe Pipes and freshmen Sydney Wilson and Jakyia Mitchell.

 

CHS students who completed family and consumer sciences industry certification this school year include, from left, front, junior Chazilyn Milby, sophomore Joe Pipes, freshman Jakyia Mitchell and senior Gabriel Clark. Second row, junior Jasmine Coomer, sophomore Caleigh Bright and freshman Sydney Wilson. Back, sophomore Jaylah Tucker. Absent from the photo is senior Kayla Atkinson.

CHS track team selling fruit

 

Campbellsville High School track team members are selling fruit to raise money for the upcoming season.

 

Brochures for the items being sold are available at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school main offices.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Bailey Thompson recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Bailey Thompson

CES, CMS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle schools will celebrate Red Ribbon 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 Oc. 24-28.

Campbellsville Independent Schools to host cheerleading league

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a developmental cheerleading league for boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth-grade.

 

Those eligible to participate are students attending Campbellsville Independent Schools or Kentucky Christian Academy.

CES second-graders conduct survey

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently conducted a survey at their school.

 

Second-graders wanted to know which lunch is the favorite at their school, so each classroom conducted surveys in kindergarten and first- and third-grade classrooms.

 

CES second-grader Evelyn Stancill interviews Eric Epperson.

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

 

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

 

This year’s CHS football homecoming candidates are, from left, front, freshmen Gavin Johnson, Isabella Osborne, Matthew Oliver and Taylor Brewer. Second row, sophomores Mariah Lowery, Tatem Wiseman, Lane Bottoms and Charlie Pettigrew. Third row, juniors Josh Tamez, Etiyah Thompson, Adrian Richardson and Missy Vanorder. Back, seniors Daniel Silva, Caylie Blair, Kailey Morris, Brenna Wethington, Caroline McMahan and Stone Williams. Absent from the photo are seniors Logan Brown and Murphy Lamb.     Eagle Family Night will get underway at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. The annual event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. for all Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and parents.

CES students plant flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently planted flowers for their mothers.

 

In Lisa Mardis’s class, students wanted to give their mothers a special gift for Mother’s Day.

 

CES first-grader Zion Mitchell waters the flower she planted for her mother.

CIS youth football signups are Aug. 11, 13

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host registration for 8U, 10U and 12U youth football leagues on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 13, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Campbellsville High School practice football field.

CES kindergarteners enjoy ice cream sundaes

 

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

 

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

 

They learned about the many different flavors of ice cream and the many toppings that can be added to make it a very special treat.

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Wilson enjoys her ice cream sundae.

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 first-graders compete in coloring contest

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently competed in a coloring contest.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students were given a large picture to color.

 

Students not only competed against each other to see who could color the best, but also to see how their coloring skills have improved this school year.

 

CES first-graders James Brunner, at left, and Tina Jiang color.

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 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 Beta and Y-Clubs to host dance, basketball tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club and Y-Club will host two fundraisers on Friday, Nov. 18.

 

The clubs will host a dance from 5 to 7 p.m. in the school’s multipurpose room.

 

Also, the clubs will host a four-on-four basketball tournament at the same time in the Campbellsville High School gymnasium.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

 

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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 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.

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.

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

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.

CHS soccer team fundraiser deadline extended

 

The deadline to order Campbellsville High School soccer team t-shirts has been extended.

 

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Monday, Nov. 21.

 

Conferences will be from 5 to 7 p.m., and teachers will be on hand to meet with students and parents to discuss grades.

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.

 

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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.

CMS students collecting food, water for flood victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are helping those in need.

 

Students are collecting food and water for those impacted by flooding in Louisiana.

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.

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 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.

CIS superintendent receives ‘exemplary’ evaluation

 

Campbellsville independent Schools’ top leader has been given an “exemplary” evaluation.

 

During the regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, June 13, Superintendent Mike Deaton received an “exemplary” rating on his annual evaluation.

 

CHS band selling t-shirts

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band is selling t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts and hooded sweatshirts.

 

 Campbellsville High School Marching Band is selling t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts and hooded sweatshirts.

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.

Children’s author visits CES

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about the circus from a children’s author.

 

Jowana Lamb, author of “Makhi and the Runaway Elephant,” came to CES to read her book to students and to discuss with them how books are published.

 

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

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 students learn about arts careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about careers in the arts from Campbellsville University 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.

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

CHS softball players named to Class A all-state teams

 

Campbellsville High School softball players Paige Dabney and Brenna Wethington have been named to the Class A all-state softball teams.

 

Dabney, who graduated from CHS in May, was named to the second team. Wethington, who will be a senior at CHS in August, was named to the first team.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools to host basketball league

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a developmental basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth-grade, starting in November.

 

Those eligible to attend are students attending Campbellsville Independent Schools or Kentucky Christian Academy.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a developmental basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth-grade, starting in November.

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 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.

CHS FCCLA members win awards at state meeting

 

Campbellsville High School FCCLA members recently competed at the Kentucky Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America state meeting and brought home several awards.

 

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.

CMS softball, football players battle during softball game

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball and football players recently played a game of softball as a team building exercise.

 

CHS band to host mattress fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School band will host a mattress fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 23.

 

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

 

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.

More than 30 participate in ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball camp

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches hosted a “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 6-9 at the CHS gym.

 

More than 30 students entering first through eighth grades participated.

 

CHS FCA group selling shirts

 

Campbellsville High School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes group is selling shirts.

 

CHS FCA group selling shirts

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.

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 athletic programs.

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

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

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.

CIS to host Veterans Day program

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a Veterans Day program for local veterans and community members.

 

The ceremony will be on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 9 to 9:30 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a Veterans Day program for local veterans and community members.  The ceremony will be on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 9 to 9:30 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.

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

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.

More than 50 attend CHS football camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football coaches hosted a free football camp on June 1-3 on the CHS practice football field, with more than 50 attending.

 

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 names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 8.

 

From left are junior Caitlin Bright, sophomore Ceondre Barnett, senior Jaleel Cowan and freshman Taylor Brewer.

CMS seventh-grade students to raise money for flood victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grade students are raising money to help flood victims.

CES students undergo health screenings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently underwent their final health screenings for the school year.

 

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

 

The information is recorded and the exams are performed again at the end of the year to see how much the students have grown.

 

CES third-grader Raegan Hayes smiles as physical education teacher Lynn Kearney records her height.

CHS baseball players honored at Family Day

 

Campbellsville High School baseball players were recently honored at the team’s annual Family Day end of the season potluck.

 

CMS girls’ basketball players honored at banquet

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball players were recently honored with a banquet to recognize them for their hard work this season.

 

CMS students play cards

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are undergoing state testing this week.

 

Students have been preparing for the tests all school year, but recently took a break to have some fun.

 

CMS seventh-grader Tezon Mitchell, at right, plays UNO with student teacher Jessica Hogue.

CES first-graders read to second-graders

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students in Shirley Cox’s first-grade class recently practiced writing stories.

 

CHS concert band receives proficient rating at state contest

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students performed at state competition on Monday, May 8.

 

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

 

At the state assessment, which was at the University of Louisville, the CHS band received a proficient rating.

 

CHS concert band received a proficient rating at the Kentucky Music Educators Association state assessment on Monday, May 8.

CES third-graders study weather

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students in Marcia Sharp’s third-grade science class recently studied weather.

 

CHS students to tour EKU campus

 

Campbellsville High School juniors and seniors interested in attending college at Eastern Kentucky University will soon be able to tour the campus.

 

Angie Travis, college and career readiness counselor at CHS, will take 30 juniors and seniors to tour the EKU campus in Richmond on Thursday, Sept. 8.

CHS band selling poinsettias

 

Campbellsville High School band is once again selling poinsettias as a fundraiser.

 

The poinsettias come in several colors, including pink, white, red and a mix of pink and white.

 

Cost is $10 each.

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.

CES to host third-grade awards ceremony, art show

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a third-grade awards ceremony and art show to end the school year.

 

The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 18, in the CES gym.

 

 

CES Third-Grade Awards

CHS junior is regional track champion, will compete at state

 

Campbellsville High School junior Austyn Thornton is a regional track champion, and will compete at state on Saturday, May 28.

 

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Justin Richerson and Ethan Lay recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Justin Richerson     Ethan Lay

CES students learn about reptiles, amphibians

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned all about reptiles and amphibians.

 

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

CHS students complete industry certification

 

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

 

Gabriel Clark

CIS summer feeding program begins

 

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

 

CIS began its summer feeding program on Monday, May 23.

CES Wings Express students take trip to Green River Lake

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently took a field trip to Green River Lake.

 

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 science students learn about environments

 

Campbellsville High School science students recently learned about environments – by blowing bubbles.

 

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Monday, Sept. 19.

CIS choirs to perform

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a fall choir concert on Sunday, Oct. 23.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs will perform several selections.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Bailey Smith recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Bailey Smith

CHS seniors learn professional workplace skills

 

Campbellsville High School seniors recently learned how to be successful in the workplace, from local business professionals.

 

CIS school year set to start Aug. 8

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will now have a few more days for summer break.

 

CIS students will start the 2016-2017 school year on Monday, Aug. 8, instead of Wednesday, Aug. 3.

 

As a result of the change, and to make up for lost instruction time, students will attend school all day on Fridays from Aug. 12 through Sept. 2.

 

Early release Fridays will begin after the Labor Day holiday, on Friday, Sept. 9. On those days, students will be released at 1 p.m.

CMS to host basketball tryouts

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host boys’ basketball tryouts next week.

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 seniors honored for being college, career ready

 

Campbellsville High School seniors were recently honored for being college and career ready.

 

CHS English classes host Student Showcase

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted a Student Showcase to feature work done in English classes this school year.

 

CMS volleyball team to host dinner and auction

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team will host a barbecue dinner and silent auction fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m.

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team will host a barbecue dinner and silent auction fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m.

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

CMS art student presents final project

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Colin Harris recently presented his final art project for the school year.

 

 

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

 

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

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.

CES students honored at leadership luncheon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Leaders of the Month for the month of April were honored with a luncheon on Thursday, May 12.

 

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Monday, Nov. 28.

 

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 second nine-week grading period.

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.

CHS students present senior projects

 

Campbellsville High School seniors recently presented their end of the year projects.

 

CHS senior class raffling UK basketball tickets

 

Campbellsville High School senior class is selling chances to win two University of Kentucky men’s basketball tickets.

 

The tickets are lower arena seats for the game on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. vs. Valparaiso at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

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

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.

CIS students, administrators participate in Relay for Life events

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and administrators participated in Taylor County’s annual Relay for Life events on Saturday, June 11, at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

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 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.

CHS students receive industry certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomores Alex Doss and Ryan Wiedewitsch recently passed exams to receive globally recognized industry certification.

 

    

CMS students have fun at 4-4-4 Career Camp

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders recently learned all about careers.

 

The fourth-graders spent their four-day camp learning about four careers, including arts, horticulture, environment and farming.

 

CHS to host Food Pantry Holiday Classic

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team will host its annual Food Pantry Holiday Classic tournament on Dec. 21-23.

 

Games begin at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 21, with a game between CHS and Hart County.

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

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.

CHS softball team defeats Cumberland County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team defeated Cumberland County on Thursday, May 19, during the last home game of the season.

 

 

Before the game, this year’s CHS senior players were honored. They include Kathryn Doss, Paige Dabney, MaKenzie Murrell and Keena Angel. Also honored were CHS junior Emily Squires, who graduated early, and exchange student Elena De Pedro.

 

CES students have fun at Field Day

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun competing in Field Day events.

 

Students played several games, including Frisbee throw, basketball, corn hole, hula hoop, relay races and much more.

 

CHS students invited to apply for advisory group

 

Campbellsville High School students have been invited to apply to serve on an advisory group that would give feedback about education in Kentucky.

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.

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.

CMS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team defeated Adair County on Monday, May 16.

 

The A team won by a score of 6-3, and the B team won by a score of 13-3 in three innings.

 

Before the A game, this year’s eighth-grade players were honored. They include Bailey Thompson, Sydney Wilson, Isabella Osborne, Lauryn Agathen and Shallan Philpott.

 

CHS seniors have fun at project graduation

 

Campbellsville High School seniors had fun at this year’s project graduation celebration, and all took home several prizes.

 

At project graduation, graduates played games, won prizes and ate together. The event is one of the last times the class will be together as a group.

 

CMS, CHS students have spirit

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students have school spirit, and can join the Pep Club at their school to show it.

CMS football team hosts fundraiser to benefit school employee

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team is hosting a fundraiser to benefit a CMS employee who is battling cancer.

 

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, Sept. 29.

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.

CMS baseball team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team battled Russell County on Monday, May 16.

 

CHS students pass SRNA exams

 

Campbellsville High School students recently passed the State Registered Nurse Aide exam and are now registered nurse aides.

 

    

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 softball team battles Green County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team battled Green County recently.

 

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for their final course grades of the 2015-2016 school year.

CIS students to perform in ‘The Lion King Jr.’

 

Several Campbellsville Independent Schools students will be featured in Campbellsville University’s upcoming production of “The Lion King Jr.”

 

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 athletic programs.

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

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.

CHS principal speaks to CMS leaders

 

Campbellsville Middle School leaders were honored with a luncheon on Tuesday, May 17, and encouraged to be an inspiration to others.

 

CHS baseball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated Adair County recently.

 

CIS students have fun during last day of school

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students had fun on the last day of the school year, which was Thursday, May 19.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students spent time learning, socializing, eating snacks, watching movies and cleaning out their lockers.

 

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees were honored recently at a luncheon to close the 2015-2016 school year.

 

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host its first blood drive of the 2016-2017 school year on Friday, Aug. 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

CMS football players named to all-star teams

 

Campbellsville Middle School football players have been named to all-star teams.

 

Reggie Thomas, an eighth-grader, was named to the Kentucky Middle School Football Association’s west all-star team.

 

Eighth-grader Arren Hash and sixth-grader Gavin Oliver were named to Football University’s national Team Kentucky.

 

CMS eighth-grader Reggie Thomas, at left, was named to the Kentucky Middle School Football Association west all-star team, and sixth-grader Gavin Oliver, center, and eighth-grader Arren Hash were named to Football University’s national Team Kentucky.

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.

CHS seniors treated to breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School’s seniors were treated to a breakfast on Friday, May 20.

 

CHS softball team drops game to LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently battled LaRue County.

 

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the fourth and final nine-week grading period of the 2015-2016 school year.

CMS choir sings National Anthem at Lexington Legends game

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir performed the National Anthem at the Lexington Legends baseball game on Sunday, May 15.

 

CMS students collecting supplies for Hurricane Matthew victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are collecting supplies for those who lost their belongings as a result of Hurricane Matthew.

 

Damage was reported in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia to Florida, and internationally.

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.

CMS general music class produces music video

 

Campbellsville Middle School general music students spent several weeks making a music video, and it has recently been released.

 

 

 

CMS students complete leadership program

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently completed Campbellsville University’s leadership program, and were honored at a banquet.

 

The leadership group – called LOCK, which stands for Leaders of Central Kentucky – met several times during the school year for trips and other activities.

 

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

CMS girls’ basketball team to raise money for employee battling cancer

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team will host two fundraisers to benefit a middle school employee who is battling cancer.

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 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.

CES third-graders honored

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders were recently honored during an awards ceremony to recognize them for their hard work this school year.

 

       

CMS students have fun at eighth-grade celebration

 

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

 

Parents hosted the eighth-grade celebration at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley to celebrate the students completing middle school.

 

CHS soccer team selling shirts

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team is selling T-shirts, long sleeve T-shirts, sweatshirts and hooded sweatshirts as a fundraiser.

 

CHS swim team selling shirts

 

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

 

The shirts are charcoal gray and feature an EAGLES soar logo.

 

CHS Swim Team Shirts

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 track star places third, fourth at state meet

 

Campbellsville High School track star Austyn Thornton, who will be a senior in the fall, finished this year’s season as third and fourth place in the state.

 

CES students honored for scoring high marks with Lexia

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students were recently honored for scoring high marks on the Lexia program this school year.

 

CMS, CHS choirs selling candles

 

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

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 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.

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2015-2016 school year.

CHS choir sings National Anthem at Lexington Legends game

 

Campbellsville High School choir performed the National Anthem at the Lexington Legends baseball game on Tuesday, May 31.

 

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.

CHS senior superlatives announced

 

Campbellsville High School senior superlatives were recently announced for the 2015-2016 school year.

 

CES third-graders have fun at Green River Lake

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently took a field trip to Green River Lake.

 

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 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.

CMS softball team loses CKMSAC tournament game

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team lost to Metcalfe County on Tuesday, May 24, in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

CMS fourth-graders have fun at Miller Park

 

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

 

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.

CMS baseball team loses CKMSAC tournament game

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team lost to Casey County on Saturday, May 21, in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

CMS volleyball players take on teachers

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball players recently took on their teachers in a game.

 

CES construction project moves forward

 

Construction at Campbellsville Elementary School is continuing to move forward.

 

More than 50 construction workers are at the site each day, working long hours to get the job completed. Work is set to be finished before the 2016-2017 school year begins on Aug. 3.

 

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

CES summer Wings Express program begins

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express program began on Monday, May 23.

 

To prepare for the program, and to enroll students, Wings Express Director Amanda Barnett and her assistants hosted a kickoff event on Thursday, May 12.

 

CHS baseball team loses extra-inning district tournament game

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team lost to Marion County on Tuesday, May 24, in the opening round of the 20th District tournament.

 

CHS students participate in Ghost Out activities

 

Campbellsville High School students recently participated in Ghost Out activities, with help from Taylor Regional Hospital and Campbellsville Fire and Rescue.

 

The purpose of the event was to discuss the importance of making good choices and to understand poor choices sometimes come with lasting consequences.

 

CHS students place at national Beta convention

 

Campbellsville High School students took home some top honors at the recent national Beta convention.

 

The CHS Beta Club repeated as champions at the annual state convention in January. As a result, seven students won awards and advanced to the national convention.

 

CHS sophomore Bryce Richardson received second place in the poetry contest at state, and also finished second at the national convention. Belen Garcia, a senior, received third place in the Spanish category at state convention. She finished in eighth place at nationals. CHS sophomore Ryan Wiedewitsch took home third place in the English category at state, and finished in the Top 20 at nationals.

 

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

CHS softball team loses district tournament game

 

Campbellsville High School softball team lost to Marion County on Tuesday, May 24, in the opening round of the 20th District tournament.

 

CHS seniors honored at class night

 

Campbellsville High School seniors were honored at this year’s Class Night ceremony on Wednesday, May 18.

 

Each student was recognized and honored with various awards and scholarships.

 

CES releases school supply lists

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently released its school supply lists for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

The lists are posted on the school’s website at www.cville.kyschools.us/3/home and the District’s Facebook Page, and have been taken to local retail stores.

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 students complete kindergarten

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students in Cherrish Sharlow’s class were recently honored for graduating from kindergarten.

 

CMS sixth- and seventh-grade students receive awards

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth- and seventh-grade students received awards recently for their academic work this school year.

 

    

CMS releases school supply lists

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently released its school supply lists for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

The lists are posted on the school’s website at www.cville.kyschools.us/2/home and the District’s Facebook Page, and have been taken to local retail stores.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Cameron Bohannon recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Cameron Bohannon

CMS fourth- and fifth-grade students receive awards

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth- and fifth-grade students received awards recently for their academic work this school year.

 

    

CHS band members march in July Fourth parade

 

Campbellsville High School band members participated in the annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration parade down Main Street.

 

CMS music teacher still seeking donations

 

Campbellsville Middle School music teacher Jessica Floyd is still seeking donations to help purchase some instruments for her classroom.

 

Jessica Floyd created a Donors Choose campaign in July to receive donations to buy ukuleles for CMS students.

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.

CHS players named to fifth region softball team

 

Two of Campbellsville High School’s softball players have been named to this year’s fifth region coaches’ tournament team.

 

Named to the team were senior Paige Dabney and junior Brenna Wethington.

 

 

     

CIS teachers receive Excellence in Teaching awards

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school teachers were recently honored with Excellence in Teaching awards from Campbellsville University.

 

Honored were Doretha Sanders from Campbellsville Elementary School, Jessica Lile from Campbellsville Middle School and Amy Deaton from Campbellsville High School.

 

CHS student receives industry certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Connor Wilson recently passed exams to receive globally recognized industry certification.

 

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.

CES to host BEAR Night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host BEAR Night for preschool, kindergarten and first-grade students on Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the CES library.

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.

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.

CMS girls’ basketball team participates in CU camp

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team has spent summer break practicing for the upcoming season.

 

The team recently played several games as part of the Campbellsville University Lady Tiger Basketball Team Camp.

 

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 boys’ basketball team plays summer camp games

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team has spent summer break practicing for the upcoming season.

 

The team recently played several summer camp games against Bowling Green, Bethlehem and Gallatin, Marion, Adair, Washington, Green and Clinton counties.

 

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.

CES summer Wings Express program ends with a splash

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students recently ended their program with a splash.

 

Students spent the day playing games together. They also had their faces and nails painted, and spent time socializing.

 

At the end of the day, students ended their summer program with a water balloon fight.

 

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.

CES summer Wings Express students play water games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students recently spent part of their hot summer days outside playing water games.

 

Students had to carry a water balloon in a shovel while running a relay race – without it dropping to the ground.

 

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 summer Wings Express students paint cars, sample smoothies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students recently sampled smoothies and painted their own miniature cars.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, talked to kindergarten and first-grade students about eating fruit as part of their diet.

 

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 summer Wings Express students learn math, make an octopus

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students recently had fun learning math – with shaving cream.

 

First-grade students used a subtraction cave to help them practice their math skills, and then used shaving cream to work more math problems.

 

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 summer Wings Express students sample smoothies, perform science experiment

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students recently sampled smoothies, performed science experiments and dug for buried treasure.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, talked to second- and third-grade students about eating fruit as part of their diet.

 

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 summer Wings Express students learn about gardening, painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students recently learned how to create a garden, and sampled some of the vegetables they can grow.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, visited with kindergarten students to talk about healthy vegetables.

 

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 summer Wings Express students have fun on water slide

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students recently spent time learning, but having fun, too.

 

Students have spent lots of time in the program focusing on math, reading and science skills. They were recently treated for their hard work with some fun on a water slide. They have also taken several trips to the pools at Campbellsville University and Miller Park.

 

CMS students raising money for Taylor County Animal Shelter

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are raising money for the Taylor County Animal Shelter.

 

CES students practice writing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing writing letters – with Play-Doh.

 

In CES Explorers, students are playing games to help them learn sight words and letters.

 

At one station, students used Play-Doh to make letters.

 

CES kindergartner Scarlett Cook makes an N out of Play-Doh.

CES summer Wings Express students work on reading skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students are working on their reading and math skills to prepare for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Second-grade students spent several days of their summer program reading “Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth,” and then answering questions about what they read.

 

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

CES summer Wings Express program teaches students about reading, science, math and more

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s summer Wings Express program teaches students about reading, science, math and much more.

 

Students in kindergarten through third grades applied to participate in the program, which is free. They are divided into groups to participate in programs that best fit their needs.

 

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

CES summer Wings Express students sample fruits, make butterfly crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students recently sampled different kinds of fruits and made a butterfly craft.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, visited students to talk about different types of fruits.

 

CMS eighth-grader to play in football nationals

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader and football player Arren Hash has advanced to a national playoff game.

 

Hash was named to Football University’s national Team Kentucky, and the team has won all of its games, to advance to the nationals.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader and football player Arren Hash was named to Football University’s national Team Kentucky, and the team has won all of its games, to advance to the nationals. Will Griffin, at left, and Bronson Gowdy, who help coach the CMS football team, are offensive coordinator for the team and coordinator for FBU, respectively.

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.

CES third-graders receive encouragement for testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are undergoing state standardized testing this week.

 

To help encourage them, teachers are giving the students special treats and notes with positive messages.

 

Parents also wrote notes to be given to the students each day of testing.

 

CES third-grader Gracie Pendleton reads a note of encouragement from her grandfather.

CES summer Wings Express students make animal crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School summer Wings Express students recently heard animal stories and then colored their own sheep.

 

Sarah Hampton, Taylor County Public Library outreach librarian, visited students to talk about different types of animals.

 

CHS band members selling mums

 

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

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 preschool students get ready to race

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting ready to race.

 

Students are learning all about the Kentucky Derby, and will race each other in their own derby on Wednesday, May 3.

 

CES preschool student Trezdyn Tonge paints with teacher Denise Cowherd.

CMS students compete in Field Day games

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently competed in Field Day games.

 

Students participated in relay races, a softball throw and tug of war.

 

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

CES students begin toy drive challenge

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are participating in a toy drive challenge to benefit hospitalized children.

 

CES students have been challenged to bring as many new and unopened toys and games as possible to school. The items will be donated to Operation Christmas Smiles.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are participating in a toy drive challenge to benefit hospitalized children.  CES students have been challenged to bring as many new and unopened toys and games as possible to school. The items will be donated to Operation Christmas Smiles.

CES preschool students to become kindergarteners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are days away from becoming kindergarten students.

 

To reflect on what they’ve learned this school year, students in Denise Spencer’s class were recently asked to think about their favorite part of school.

 

Students drew a picture of what they enjoy about school and then Cowherd helped them write about it.


CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer helps Daisy Rakes write about her favorite part of school.

Anthony Epps named CHS girls’ basketball coach

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball players will have a new coach next school year, but it’s someone they’ve already seen in the hallways.

 

Anthony Epps, who is an exceptional child educator at Campbellsville middle and high schools, has been hired as the new girls’ head basketball coach.

 

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.

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

CMS track teams compete in CKMSAC meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School track team competed in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference track meet on Monday, May 1, in Green County.

 

In girls’ action, seventh-grader Kitana Taylor finished first in the 100-meter dash and second in the 200.

 

CMS sixth-grader Levi Dicken finished fifth in shot put.

CES students learn to play chords

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned to play chords.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, students are learning about rhythm and how to keep a steady beat.

 

Students were recently introduced to boom whackers during a discussion about pitch and how different notes combine to make a chord.

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, Madison Wilhoite, Aubrey Knifley and Lillie Judd play the boom whackers.

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

CMS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned about pottery.

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Zamar Owens paints his pot.

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

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.

CMS students take aim with archery

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned how to shoot a bow and arrow.

 

In Weston Jones’s physical education class, students have been introduced to archery as a sport.

 

CMS fourth-grader Bronson Cox, at left, and Chase Gabehart take aim.

CHS to host Eagle Jamboree

 

Campbellsville High School will host the boys’ basketball Eagle Jamboree on Saturday, Nov. 26, in the CHS gym.

CHS students make biscuits

 

Campbellsville High School students have learned to cook several dishes this school year.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s classes, students recently made cheesy garlic biscuits.

 

First, students made dough using Jiffy baking mix, milk and cheese.

 

From left, CHS sophomore Brooke Tucker, senior Robert Tungate and sophomore Travis Nash show off their cheesy garlic biscuits.

CHS track members place at Bryan Station invitational

 

Campbellsville High School track team members Taliyah Hazelwood, a freshman, and Daesean Vancleave, a sophomore, competed at the Bryan Station Woodall Invitational on Saturday, April 30.

 

 

CHS freshman Taliyah Hazelwood finished 11th and 10th in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, respectively.     CHS sophomore Daesean Vancleave, at left, finished 27th in the 100-meter dash.

CMS yearbooks now available

 

Campbellsville Middle School yearbooks have arrived.

 

Yearbooks for the 2016-2017 are now available for pick up and purchase at the CMS library.

 

Those who pre-ordered yearbooks can pick them up during seventh period or after school.

 

CMS Yearbooks 2016-2017

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 students have fun at testing kickoff party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders had fun on Friday, April 28, during a party to kick off this year’s state standardized testing.

 

Students had fun playing soccer and tag, throwing Frisbees and hula hooping.

 

They were also treated to ice cream sundaes that they topped with cookies, marshmallows, chocolate syrup and much more.

 

CES third-grader Ryder Murphy kicks the ball.     CES third-grader Arianna Childers adds chocolate syrup to her ice cream sundae.

CES students learn about music

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned all about percussion.

 

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

 

CES students were chosen from the audience to perform with the band.

 

CES kindergartener Tristian Harris plays the steel drum, with help from CU Steel Band member Chris Blakley.

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.

CES hosts parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted parent-teacher conferences.

 

On Thursday, April 27, teachers were available to meet with students and their parents to discuss grades from the fourth nine-week grading period.

 

CES first-grade teacher Shirley Cox talks with a parent.

CES students to undergo state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will undergo state standardized testing next week.

 

Third-graders – the only students to test at CES – will test on May 2-4.

 

Recently, first-graders in Lisa Mardis’s class made cards for the third-graders.

 

CES first-graders Kinsley Graham, at left, and Javion Milby make cards for third-grade students.

CHS soccer team selling shirts, car decals

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team is selling car decals as a fundraiser.

 

The team is also once again selling its T-shirts, long sleeve T-shirts, sweatshirts and hooded sweatshirts.

 

CHS Soccer Crest

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 students ready to ‘take a bite’ out of state testing

 

Campbellsville Middle School students have been preparing for upcoming state standardized testing.

 

Fourth-grade students have been preparing to “take a bite out of K-PREP” by coloring paper watermelons and decorating their hallways.

 

CMS fourth-grader Aiden Eastridge colors his watermelon.

CMS, CHS to host food drive

 

Campbellsville middle and high schools are hosting a canned food drive to benefit the Taylor County Food Pantry.

 

CHS girls’ basketball team hosts a Food Pantry Holiday Classic tournament each year. This year, the tournament is set for Dec. 21-23.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read to students.

 

Tammy Sexton reads to CES second-graders.

CHS hosts blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members are saving lives.

 

CHS hosted a blood drive on Friday, April 28.

 

The goal for the drive was to collect 25 blood donations, and 25 donations were collected.

 

CHS teacher Tammy Wilson holds sophomore Lauren Williams’s hand as she prepares to donate blood.

CES students make musical instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own musical instruments.

 

CES celebrated Music Week the week of April 24-28, with dress-up days for students and staff members and other activities.

 

All instruments are now on display in the school library.

 

CES third-graders made their own musical instruments as part of the school’s Music Week celebration.

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.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

The dress-up days coincided with genres of music. Those who dressed up entered their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Friday was Beach Day.

 

Students and staff members dressed in their favorite beach wear.

 

CES students dress for Beach Day.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 24.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Melody Ward, first-graders Braxton Giles-Osinger and Ammarissa Nunez, kindergartener Alex Eggers, second-graders Malia Thompson and Gavin Martin and kindergarteners Karter Young and Justice Nelson. Back, third-graders Alexis Roddy, Jalen Embry and Maliyah Harris, second-grader Annabelle Brockman, first-graders Aiden Forrest and Elizabeth Foster, second-grader Carson Ford and third-grader Eleana Brewer. Absent from the photo is first-grader Bree Farmer.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of April 24.

 

From left are third-grader Daniel Shively, first-grader Jayden Cox and second-grader Marissa Sumners. Absent from the photo is kindergartener Joey Bledsoe.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Thursday was 1980s Day.

 

Students and staff members wore big hair, bright colors and layers.

 

CES students dress for 1980s Day.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 1.

 

From left, front, are fifth-grader Alexis Sharp and fourth-graders Kyra Parker and Gabriel Noyola. Back, eighth-graders Hannah Keith and Taylor Knight, seventh-grader Tayler Thompson and sixth-graders Wesley Reynolds and Whitney Frashure.

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.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Trenton Popplewell recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Trenton Popplewell

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 celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Wednesday was 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

Students and staff members wore tie-dye shirts and peace symbols.

 

CES students dress for 1960s/1070s Day.

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

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

 

Campbellsville High School

CES Art Club students paint, make flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun participating in the school’s Art Club.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash sponsors the club, and invites students to join based on interest in art, an assessment they complete and their classroom performance.

 

Art Club students meet with Hash once a week during the school day to learn about artists and art techniques.

 

CES third-grader Chyanne Christie holds her Vincent Van Gogh-inspired flower.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 24.

 

From left are junior Logan Cole, sophomore Jeremiah Jackson, freshman Gavin Johnson and senior Murphy Lamb.

CMS softball tryouts set for Jan. 9, 12

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball tryouts have been scheduled for January.

 

All students interested in playing must have a current athletic physical.

 

Tryouts have been scheduled for Monday, Jan. 9, and Thursday, Jan. 12, from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at the Campbellsville High School softball fieldhouse, which is on the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

CHS students complete certifications

 

Campbellsville High School students are working hard to become college and career ready.

 

On Wednesday, April 26, several students completed family and consumer sciences industry certification.

 

Kayla Atkinson

CES preschool students study the letter Q

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet in their preparation for kindergarten.

 

Each week, students focus on learning a specific letter.

 

Recently, students in Denise Spencer’s class learned all about the letter Q.

 

CES preschool students Triton Bradshaw, at left, and Andrew Stout talk as they practice writing the letter Q.

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.

 

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CES preschool school year to end next week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students will finish the 2016-2017 school year next week.

 

The final day of school for preschoolers is Thursday, May 4.

 

Students will perform their final musical for their classmates, family members and friends at 9 a.m. in the CES gym.

 

CES preschool teacher Sherry Cowherd helps Jacob Parrish make the t-shirt he will wear at the end of the year musical performance on Thursday, May 4.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Tuesday was 1950s Day.

 

Students and staff members wore jeans, poodle skirts and slick-backed hair.

 

CES students dress for 1950s Day.

CMS students collecting Christmas decorations for community service project

 

Campbellsville Middle School fifth-grade students are collecting Christmas decorations for a community service project.

 

Students in Jessica Lile’s class are working on a project for Grandview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

 

The students will decorate a Christmas tree and give gifts to the residents. They will also be caroling and making Christmas cards.

CMS track team picks up wins in Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School track team picked up several wins at a meet in Green County on Monday, April 24.

 

Seventh-grader Kitana Taylor finished third in the 100-meter dash and seventh in the 200-meter dash.

 

Aun Daya Coleman, also a seventh-grader, finished fifth in the 100-meter dash and sixth in the 200.

 

Campbellsville Middle School track team picked up several wins at a meet in Green County on Monday, April 24. Seventh-grader Kitana Taylor, at right, finished third in the 100-meter dash and seventh in the 200-meter dash.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Monday was Country/Western Day.

 

CES students dress for Country/Western Day.

CES kindergarteners learn rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about keeping a steady rhythm in their music class.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students learned how to play rhythm sticks, shakers, strikers, scrapers and much more.

 

CES kindergartener Robert Atwood laughs as he plays the rhythm sticks.

CES students play the rhythm sticks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to play the rhythm sticks.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, first-grade students are learning about keeping a steady rhythm.

 

Lindsey Wilson College education student Tyler Cook teaches CES first-graders how to play the rhythm sticks.

CES second-graders have Super Bowl party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently had fun at their own Super Bowl party.

 

Students enjoyed special snacks, played football games together and took a survey to see which team the most students believed would win.

 

From left, CES special education teacher Will Griffin, second grade teachers Tonya Hagan, Tracey Rinehart and Melanie Cox and Wings Express Director Amanda Barnett take a photo at the second-grade Super Bowl party.

CMS students raise money for cancer research

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Olivia Fields and Karley Morris recently helped raise money for children’s cancer research.

 

On Saturday, April 22, Fields and Morris participated in the “Color to Conquer” race.

 

All money from entry fees and donations collected will go toward the community’s annual St. Baldrick's fundraiser to support children's cancer research.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Karley Morris, at left, and Olivia Fields recently helped raise money for children’s cancer research by participating in the community’s “Color to Conquer” run. At the beginning of the race, their shirts were white. But at the end, the shirts were very colorful.

CHS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team battled Taylor County on Monday, April 10.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS played hard but couldn’t come up with the win.

 

CHS seniors Brenna Wethington, at left, and Kailey Morris share a laugh between innings.

CMS baseball team blanks Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

In the A game, CMS won by a score of 10-0.

 

Eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner pitched four innings, allowing no walks and striking out six.

 

CMS seventh-grader Seth Hash pitches a four-inning shutout.

CHS golf player signs with LWC

 

Campbellsville High School senior Noah Wagers will continue his academic and golf career this fall at Lindsey Wilson College.

 

Wagers recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with family, friends, teammates and coaches.

 

“A very special day for Noah Wagers,” CHS Principal Kirby Smith said. “We’re very excited for Noah to further his education, first and foremost, and to play sport that he loves.”

 

Campbellsville High School senior Noah Wagers will continue his academic and golf career this fall at Lindsey Wilson College. Wagers recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with family, friends, teammates and coaches. From left are his parents, Steve and Kim Wagers, and in back is LWC golf coach Eric Wyrick.

CMS Beta Club members selling cookie dough

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club members are selling cookie dough.

 

And, as an incentive for selling, students can earn scholarship money for college.

CHS tennis player signs with CU

 

Campbellsville High School senior Kyrsten Hill will continue her academic and tennis career at Campbellsville University this fall.

 

She recently signed her letter of intent in a special ceremony with her family, friends, teammates and coaches.

 

“This is an exciting time for us, Kyrsten and her family,” CHS Principal Kirby Smith said.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Kyrsten Hill will continue her academic and tennis career at Campbellsville University this fall. She recently signed her letter of intent in a special ceremony with her family, friends, teammates and coaches. From left, front, are Hill’s mother Tonya, Hill and CU head tennis coach Kristen Hamrick. Back, Hill’s father Jonathan, Hill’s boyfriend Chanse Jernigan, Hill’s tennis teammate Shauna Jones, who is also a senior, and CHS tennis coach Bradley Harris.

CHS bowling team raffling gas cards

 

Campbellsville High School bowling team members are selling chances on two gas cards.

 

Team members are raffling two $50 gas cards.

CHS tennis teams take on LaRue

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on LaRue County.

 

For the girls’ team, CHS lost by a score of 2-3.

 

CHS freshman Victoria Cox won her singles match. And Cox and senior Mallory Haley won their doubles match.

 

CHS senior Zack Settle returns a serve.

CHS girls’, boys’ track teams win at Heartland Conference

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ track team members brought home several medals and ribbons from the Heartland Conference meet on Thursday, April 20, in Green County.

 

The girls’ team finished in third place out of six teams.

 

And the boys’ team finished fifth out of six.

 

CHS track team members who received medals and ribbons at the Heartland Conference meet on Thursday, April 20, in Green County are, from left, front, sophomore Lauren Williams, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Aun Daya Coleman and Kitana Taylor, sophomores Tristan Johnson and Evan McAninch and eighth-grader Jake Dicken. Second row, CHS freshman Jasmine Coro, sophomore Skyler Burchett, junior Christian Berry, freshman Taliyah Hazelwood and sophomores Daesean Vancleave and Ian McAninch. Back, freshman Isis Coleman, sophomores Natalie Caldwell and Joe Pipes and freshmen Zoe McAninch and Katelyn Miller.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, specifically Sharpen the Saw.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Trever Lasley, third-grader John Gholston and first-grader Shylan Dunn. Second row, first-grader Parker Hamilton, second-grader Evan Cundiff, kindergarteners Caleb Goodson and Gage Henderson, second-grader Baylee Pike, third-grader Raelyn Dunn, second-grader Caleigh Underwood and third-grader Ethan Irwin. Back, third-grader Zehavah Negron, first-graders Kevin Bradfield, Sawyer Lange and Brendan Martin, second-grader Peyton Mitchell, kindergartener Bentley Shively, third-grader Keaton Hord and kindergartener Braxton Rhodes. Absent from the photo is first-grader Jaxson Hunt.

CHS fishing team to compete in KHSAAA regionals

 

Campbellsville High School’s fishing team will compete in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s regional competition this weekend.

 

CHS will fish on Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, at Lake Cumberland.

 

If the CHS students finish in 16th place or higher, they will qualify to participate in the KHSAA state tournament on Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13, at Kentucky Lake.

 

The Campbellsville High School fishing team for the 2016-2017 school year is, from left, front, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Dakota Harris and Seth Hash, CHS senior Jon Tanner Coppage, junior Austin Carter and freshman Cole Kidwell. Back, freshmen Gabriel Gutierrez and Dalton Brown and juniors Tosye Cox, Connor Wilson, Caleb Hughes and Bryce Richardson.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 17.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Leah Covey, second-graders Kadin Coppage and Aliyah Meadows and kindergarteners Nevaeh Shofner, Treshaun Robinson and Kira Dotson. Back, third-graders Paige Ritchie, Cohutta Giles and Madison Philpott, second-grader David McFarland, third-grader Jon Releford and first-grader Caleb Ortiz. Absent from the photo are first-grader Kenady Hayes and second-grader Jazzlyn Cox.

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.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 17.

 

From left are third-grader Amaya Anguiano, first-grader Lillian Martin, second-grader Dorothy Shively and kindergartener Melody Ward.

CHS student featured in Imagine Academy newsletter

 

Campbellsville High School junior Cody Davis is featured in a state-wide newsletter.

 

Davis is featured in the Kentucky Imagine Academy newsletter and wrote a testimonial about completing Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

He completed the certification in November, and, since then, he has performed work in Microsoft Excel for a local business.

 

Cody Davis

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 17.

 

From left are freshman Gracyne Hash, junior Austin Cox, sophomore Josh Dooley and senior Laura Lamb.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 24.

 

From left are fourth-grader Jaxon Garrett, sixth-grader BreAnna Humphress, eighth-grader Chloe Cox, fourth-grader Kaylyn Lawson, seventh-grader Xierra Underwood and fifth-grader Kaden Bloyd.

School supply drive to benefit CES students

 

A local school supply drive will benefit Campbellsville Elementary Schools students.

 

Taylor County Public Library, Edwards Jones and The Big Dawg are hosting a school supply drive to benefit Campbellsville and Taylor County elementary schools.

CES second-graders to perform percussion showcase

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders will perform a percussion showcase next week.

 

On Tuesday, April 25, students will perform for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

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

 

CES second-grader Angelina Babbs, at left, and Kendall Cruz play a song on the boomwhacker.

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

Campbellsville High School students on the Eagle News Team host shows on three local radio stations.

 

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

 

CHS Eagle News Team members for the 2016-2017 school year are, from left, front, senior Vera Brown, sophomore Andrea Bryant, senior Jaleel Cowan and freshman Zoe McAninch. Back, juniors Connor Wilson and Austin Fitzgerald and seniors Zack Settle and Kyrsten Hill.

CHS students working toward college, career readiness

 

Campbellsville High School students are working hard to become college and career ready.

 

Several students recently took exams to move them toward achieving college and career ready status.

 

Campbellsville High School

CES students learn to create texture in artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to create visual texture in their artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students have been studying what patterns artists use to show texture.

 

Students were asked to look at a piece of art and see if they can tell what the object feels like just by seeing it. 

 

CES second-grader Sophia Santos adds texture to her animal drawing.

CES cafeteria worker receives Dare to Soar award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria worker Eveleen Burkhead 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 regular meeting on Monday, April 17.

 

In reading a letter written by CES Cafeteria Manager Anita Haulk nominating Burkhead for the award, Deaton read that she is always on time for work and rarely misses a day.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria worker Eveleen Burkhead received this month’s Dare to Soar award from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton.

CES Wings Express students make treat bags for third-graders

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made treat bags for third-grade students who will take state standardized tests in coming weeks.

 

Wings Express students sorted bags of Smarties, peppermints, Tootsie Rolls and Starburst candies to give a students a treat for when they test.

 

Third-graders – the only students to take the tests at CES – will test on May 2, 3 and 4.

 

CES second-graders, from left, Jayden Moore, Maddox Hawkins and Damien Clark sort Tootsie Rolls for third-graders.

CMS students learn about nutrition

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about nutrition in their physical education class.

 

In Weston Jones’s class, students spend several weeks learning about health and then several weeks doing physical activity.

 

Fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students recently learned about having a balanced and healthy diet.

 

CMS physical education teacher Weston Jones talks to fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders about the importance of a healthy and balanced diet.

CIS school year to start Aug. 8

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will now begin the 2016-2017 school year on Monday, Aug. 8.

 

Opening day for all CIS students has been moved from Wednesday, Aug. 3, to Monday, Aug. 8, because of construction at Campbellsville Elementary School.

CES students have fun searching for Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students had fun last week searching for Easter eggs.

 

To celebrate the Easter holiday, students enjoyed many Easter crafts and activities and searched to find the more than 1,000 eggs hidden on the CES track.

 

CES first-grader Lucian Abel searches for Easter eggs.

CIS receives $17,000 in Crusade for Children funding

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently received $17,000 in funding from the annual Crusade for Children fundraising drive.

 

CHS tennis teams battle Grayson, Taylor counties

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Grayson and Taylor counties.

 

The boys’ team defeated Taylor County by a score of 3-2.

 

CHS junior Jackson Hunt and freshman Patrick Walker were singles winners, and senior Zack Settle and junior Cass Kidwell won their doubles match.

 

CHS senior Mallory Haley hits the ball.

CES construction crew working to meet deadlines

 

Those who pass by Campbellsville Elementary School – no matter the time of day or night – will likely see construction crew members working to complete the school’s renovation in time for the new school year.

 

And while heavy rain has impacted construction, those involved with the project say they are dedicated to finishing the project so children can attend school on schedule.

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.

CHS track teams pick up wins

 

Campbellsville High School track teams have picked up several wins this season.

 

In the first meet of the season, on Thursday, March 16, in Green County, the girls’ team finished in fifth place.

 

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

 

CHS freshman Jasmine Coro gets ready to run.

CHS softball team takes on North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on North Hardin.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS lost a close game by a score of 8-10.

 

CHS was down by a score of 2-10 and scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh inning.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch runs home.

CES, CMS and CHS release dress codes

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools recently released dress codes for the 2016-2017 school year.

CHS sophomore to attend GSA

 

Jeremiah Jackson has made school history.

 

Jackson, who will finish his sophomore year of high school in a few weeks, has been chosen to attend the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts.

 

He is the first CHS student to be chosen to attend the GSA musical theatre program.

 

CHS sophomore Jeremiah Jackson, shown performing as part of Campbellsville University’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” has been chosen to attend the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts. He is the first CHS student to be chosen to attend the GSA musical theatre program.

CHS graduate receives scholarship

 

Paige Dabney, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May, recently received a Power of Life Scholarship from the Kentucky Blood Center, totaling $500.

 

CHS students to attend GSP

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Wyatt Houk, Alex Doss, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Bryce Richardson have been chosen to attend the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

 

And junior Madison Dial has been chosen as an alternate and may also attend the program.

 

Wyatt Houk     Alex Doss     Ryan Wiedewitsch

 

Bryce Richardson     Madison Dial

CIS releases bus routes for 2016-2017

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ bus routes for the 2016-2017 school year have been released.

 

CHS show choir to present ‘Back to the 90s’

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir will present its spring concert on Sunday, April 23.

 

The concert is entitled “Back to the 90s,” and will include performances of classic songs made poplar in the 1990s.

 

The performance will begin at 3 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

 

From left, CHS senior Jaleel Cowan, junior Ryan Wiedewitsch, senior Blair Lamb and junior Tiffany Kane dance during a recent show choir rehearsal.

CIS employee receives School Bus Driver of the Year award

 

For nearly five decades, Travis Keltner has driven children to and from school.

 

He has not only made sure students safely get to and from school, however, but also that they have coats to wear and bicycles to ride – and are entertained on their ride.

 

And it’s the opportunity to help Campbellsville Independent School’s students that keeps him coming to work, he says.

 

To honor him for his commitment, service and dedication, Keltner has received this year’s School Bus Driver of the Year award.

 

CHS senior to play tennis at LWC

 

Campbellsville High School senior Shauna Jones will continue her academic and tennis career at Lindsey Wilson College this fall.

 

Jones recently signed her letter of intent with friends, family members, coaches and teammates.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Shauna Jones will continue her academic and tennis career at Lindsey Wilson College this fall. Above, she signs her letter of intent with LWC head tennis coach Marlon Dal Pont and her mother, Dana Pearl.

CHS students to raise money for cancer research

 

Campbellsville High School students are raising money for cancer research.

 

CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students are conducting a “Pennies for Patients” drive through Friday, April 28, to collect money for leukemia and lymphoma cancer research.

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS fishing season under way

 

Campbellsville High School’s bass fishing team is in the midst of its second season, with a larger team this school year.

 

Jeff Richardson, director of food service and director of pupil personnel for Campbellsville Independent Schools, is head coach.

 

This year’s team members include senior Jon Tanner Coppage, juniors Bryce Richardson, Austin Carter, Caleb Hughes, Tosye Cox and Connor Wilson, freshmen Cole Kidwell, Gabriel Gutierrez and Dalton Brown and Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Seth Hash and Dakota Harris.

 

CHS fishing team members recently met with the Campbellsville University fishing team for some training. From left, front, are CU senior Travis Hunt, CHS freshmen Dalton Brown, Cole Kidwell and Gabriel Gutierrez and juniors Tosye Cox and Caleb Hughes. Back, CU junior Dakota Cantrell, CU freshman Trevor Sagracy, CU sophomore Adam Carman and CU freshman Grant Adams, who graduated from CHS in May 2015.

CHS students learn about judicial process

 

In the end, the jury of his peers found him guilty.

 

Campbellsville High School junior leadership students participated in a mock trial at the Taylor County Judicial Center on Thursday, April 13.

 

Students participating in the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce youth leadership program went to the center to spend a day learning about the judicial process.

 

CHS junior Alex Doss listens to witness testimony as he portrays the defendant in the mock trial.

CES students learn about measurements

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning about measurements.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s class, students are learning about measuring using feet and inches, and learning to convert one to the other.

 

As an exercise, students were asked to measure five of their classmates to see how tall they are.

 

CES second-grader Jaylin Christie smiles as classmate Emerson Gowin measures her.

CES preschool students color Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun celebrating Easter.

 

In Sherry Cowherd’s class, students colored Easter eggs and then drew some eggs of their own.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson colors Easter eggs.

CES kindergarteners graph with jelly beans

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently practiced their graphing skills with jelly beans.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s class were given a handful of jelly beans.

 

Then, students were asked to sort them by color.

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Novak graphs her jelly beans.

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 students practice reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are working hard to sharpen their reading skills.

 

Luci Shofner’s students recently worked with teacher Laura Dicken to read together.

 

CES teacher Laura Dicken reads with first-graders Destiny Rhinehart, at left, and Colton Maggard.

CES students dye Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun dyeing Easter eggs.

 

In Luci Shofner’s class, students first learned how to dye eggs, and wrote about it.

 

CES first-grader Stella Newcomb dyes her Easter eggs.

CHS athletic passes now available

 

Campbellsville High School athletic passes are now available for the 2016-2017 season.

 

Several options are available for community members, staff members and retired teachers.

CHS students named state champions at STLP competition

 

Campbellsville High School students brought home several top awards at the state STLP competition.

 

The competition was Wednesday, April 12, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

 

Campbellsville High School students brought home several top awards at the state STLP competition on Wednesday, April 12.

CHS students receive graduation invitations, caps and gowns

 

Campbellsville High School students in the Class of 2017 will graduate in five weeks.

 

Students recently received their graduation invitations to send to friends and family members.

 

They also received their caps and gowns to wear during this year’s graduation ceremony.

 

CHS senior Mallory Haley is all smiles as she receives her cap and gown.

CES kindergarteners learn about weights

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about measuring weight.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students are talking about comparing the weights of various objects.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Lisa Wiseman helps students learn that the weight of an object can’t always be determined by how big it is.

CES third-graders sharpen math skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class recently spent an afternoon working on multiplication.

 

CES Instructional Assistant Andrea Menes helps third-graders KaMiya Williams, at left, and Isaiah Jeffries with a multiplication problem.

CES Wings Express students enjoy reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed an afternoon of reading.

 

Students spend time each afternoon working on homework, learning sight words, playing games, learning about crafts and reading with each other.

 

The after-school program will end for the 2016-2017 school year on Friday, May 5.

 

CES third-graders Aleecia Knezevic and Adrianna Garvin read together at Wings Express.

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES 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, April 14.

 

Lexia and Reading Plus are technology-based reading programs that help increase reading proficiency for pre-kindergarten students through high school seniors.

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Monday, Sept. 12.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 10.

 

From left, front, are third-grader Lauren Pace, first-grader Lazarick Miller, kindergarteners ReAnna Jeffries and Jasymon Musselwhite, first-grader Molly Wolford and kindergarteners Brea Miller and Scarlett Cook. Back, third-graders Daniel Shively and Bradley Paris, second-graders Aidan Bowles and Isaya Adams, third-graders Anthony Goins and Austin Sloan, first-grader Atticus Strange and second-grader Alex Yang. Absent from the photo is second-grader Lillian Burnett.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 10.

 

From left are second-grader Damien Clark, third-grader Cameron Taylor, first-grader Jackson Bates and kindergartner Aubrey Allen.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Christina Phipps recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Christina Phipps

CHS senior gets role in ‘Shrek the Musical’

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan has been cast in an upcoming production of “Shrek the Musical” at Campbellsville University.

 

Jaleel Cowan

CES preschool students celebrate birthdays

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated two of their classmates’ birthdays.

 

On Monday, April 10, two of Denise Spencer’s students celebrated their fifth birthdays.

 

CES preschool student Finley Williams enjoys a birthday cupcake.     CES preschool student Dahlia Ward enjoys a birthday cupcake.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 10.

 

From left are senior Caroline McMahan, junior Bryce Richardson, freshman Jasmine Coro and sophomore Glenn Lamer.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 17.

 

In front is fourth-grader Tyler Haulk. From left, back, are eighth-grader MaKala Hammett, seventh-grader Caden Cowherd and fifth-grader Kiara Graves. Absent from the photo is sixth-grader Tyler Booth.

CHS students win entrepreneurship challenge, advance to state competition

 

A group of Campbellsville High School students has won the Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge and will now advance to state competition.

 

On Tuesday, April 11, CHS freshman Cole Kidwell, sophomore Myles Murrell and junior Cass Kidwell competed at Western Kentucky University.

 

On Tuesday, April 11, CHS freshman Cole Kidwell, sophomore Myles Murrell and junior Cass Kidwell won the Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge and now advance to state competition. From left are Murrell, Cole Kidwell, Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and junior Cass Kidwell.

CHS tennis season underway

 

Campbellsville High School’s tennis season is underway.

 

This year’s boys’ and girls’ teams feature a total of four seniors, including Mallory Haley, Kyrsten Hill, Shauna Jones and Zack Settle.

 

Bradley Harris is coaching the girls’ team, and Tyler Hardy is the coach for the boys’ team.

 

This year’s CHS boys’ tennis team is, from left, sophomore Brandon Greer, freshman Patrick Walker, junior Cass Kidwell, senior Zack Settle, juniors Cody Davis and Jackson Hunt and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Devan Keith.     This year’s CHS girls’ tennis team includes, from left, coach Bradley Harris, seniors Mallory Haley and Kyrsten Hill, freshmen Samantha Johnson and Victoria Cox, junior Sara Farmer and senior Shauna Jones.

CES preschool receives five-star rating

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool program was recently evaluated and has received the highest rating possible – five stars.

 

This school year was the first that the CES program was rated as part of the Kentucky All STARS program, which is administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Department for Community Based Services, the Division of Child Care and the Kentucky Department of Education.

 

CES preschool student Kingstown Cowherd slides down the slide as Jamerius Miller waits his turn, as they and their classmates enjoy some playground time.

CHS students learn about art

 

Campbellsville High School students joined together to learn about art this school year.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society features nine members who meet regularly to learn about new and different art concepts.

 

They also take trips together and complete school projects.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society members are, from left, front, sophomores Christina Phipps and Chloe Decker, freshman Shelby Hunt and sophomore Jessie Bennett. Back, freshman Zoe McAninch, senior Tiffany Stagner, sophomore Leslie McKenzie, sponsor and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris, junior Jay Cox and senior Tiffany Stagner.

CES students have fun in PE class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education class – and getting a workout at the same time.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s physical education class, students first do some warmup exercises and then have fun playing a game or activity.

 

During a recent class, students played several games at different stations.

 

CES second-grader Chadwick Hamilton jumps.

CES students learn about contractions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying contractions.

 

In CES Explorers, students recently read “Curious George Goes to the Chocolate Factory” by Margret and H.A. Rey.

 

Students were asked to make contraction cupcakes, in which they matched the top of a cupcake with its bottom, matching a contraction with the words used to make it.

 

CES second-grader Braelyn Taylor plays the contraction cupcake game.

CHS freshman cast in ‘A Christmas Carol’

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Gracyne Hash has been cast in an upcoming production of the classic play “A Christmas Carol.”

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Gracyne Hash has been cast in an upcoming production of the classic play “A Christmas Carol.” Here, she is pictured in a performance of “My Fair Lady.”

CES art students create murals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own murals.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, third-graders have studied the purpose of murals, which are large paintings on inside or outside walls.

 

Hash said murals depict everyday objects and can show movement and express feelings.

 

CES third-graders Alyssa Knezevic, at left, and Raelyn Dunn draw their murals of what they enjoy doing in Campbellsville.

CMS students learn about fractions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning how to add and subtract fractions.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s fourth-grade math class, students are discussing mixed numerals and fractions.

 

CMS fifth-grade teacher Garnetta Murrell helps Anna Floyd add fractions.

CES students learn while having fun at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning while having fun at the after-school Wings Express program.

 

Students recently had fun building with blocks and Legos, reading, writing sight words, working math problems, playing basketball and kickball and much more.

 

CES first-grader Addelyn Dooley, at left, and kindergartener LeeAnna Garvin run in the gym.

CES students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about careers.

 

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

 

The book asks students to guess what career a person has by looking at what tools they use.

 

CES kindergarteners Hannah Matias, at left, and Delaney Staton raise their hands when Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson asks what job a person might have if they use a hair dryer.

CMS students to attend Rogers Explorers program

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Abi Wiedewitsch and John Orberson have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

 

The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science and community service. It is developed, coordinated and supervised by The Center for Rural Development.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Abi Wiedewitsch, at left, and John Orberson have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

CHS sophomore chosen to attend Rogers Scholars program

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Myles Murrell has been chosen to represent Taylor County at the Rogers Scholars program this summer.

 

Murrell will attend a week-long program that focuses on developing business leaders.

 

Myles Murrell

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 seniors receive art scholarships

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Kyrsten Hill and Tiffany Stagner recently received scholarships to help them continue their art studies in college.

 

Kyrsten Hill     Tiffany Stagner

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 10.

 

From left are seventh-grader Brice Spaw, sixth-grader Liberty Albrecht, eighth-grader Kameron Smith, fifth-grader Lexi Garvin and fourth-grader Andrew Mardis.

CHS baseball team picks up wins in Florida

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team picked up several wins during its annual spring break trip to Florida to play in the Fort Walton Beach Bash.

 

CHS defeated Crittenden County on Sunday, April 2, by a score of 12-0.

 

CHS Baseball

CES students see wild animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently saw – and held – some wild animals.

 

Zoodles animal education program visited CES on Thursday, March 30, to let students see the animals and take photos with them.

 

Steven Thomas of Zoodles brought with him a baby kangaroo named Wendy, a python snake named Barbara, a parrot named Solomon, a blue tongue skink and a bearded dragon.

 

Steven Thomas of Zoodles animal education program holds Barbara the snake as CES Principal Ricky Hunt gives her a kiss.

CES art students make eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently made their own eagles.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students used toilet paper towel rolls to paint and form into an eagle.

 

CES first-graders Londyn Smith, at left, and Allison Dean hold their finished Eagles.

CES Wings Express students have fun on playground

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed some time on the playground.

 

During a sunny afternoon, students went outside to swing, slide and have fun together.

 

CES kindergartener Jackson Wright hangs on the monkey bars.

CES students have fun in PE class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are getting exercise – and having fun – in their physical education classes.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s classes, students first do some warmup exercises and then play a sport or game.

 

Recently, kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class had fun playing noodle tag.

 

CES kindergartener Mason Edwards runs as he plays noodle tag.

CES Wings Express students draw snakes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently drew their own snakes.

 

Second-grade teacher Tracey Rinehart read a book about snakes and the many different outfits they wear and places they travel.

 

As an activity, Rinehart asked students to use their imaginations and draw their own snakes.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Brayden Perkins, Cloud Malone and Lillie Judd color their snakes.

CES students gear up for state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are preparing for state testing next month.

 

Only the CES third-graders take K-PREP tests, which are scheduled for May 2-4.

 

This year’s testing theme is “Survivor: Out Study, Out Score, Out Perform.”

 

To prepare, teachers have decorated the third-grade hallway with a jungle theme.

 

CES third-grade teachers have decorated their hallway with a jungle theme to help students prepare for K-PREP testing.

CES second-graders learn to count money

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning to count money.

 

Tracey Rinehart’s students are learning about coins and paper money.

 

In addition to learning whose picture is on coins and bills, students are learning how much each are worth.

 

CES second-grader Braxton Agee uses large coins to count money.

CES Wings Express students learn sight words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently spent an afternoon learning their sight words.

 

Each week, students are given a list of words to practice pronouncing, spelling and writing.

 

At Wings Express, students used dry erase boards to practice writing their words.

 

CES kindergarteners Jayden Maupin, at left, and Jackson Wright write the word “help.”

CHS students teach computer coding

 

Campbellsville High School students recently taught elementary school students how to write computer coding.

 

Student Technology Leadership Program and computer science students recently taught Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class about computer coding.

 

CHS computer science students taught Amanda Greer’s first-grade students about computer coding. From left, in back, are seniors Jared Brewster and Brenna Wethington, freshmen Tristin Lopez and Conner Riley, sophomore Payton Reynolds and seniors Breanna Spaulding, Caylie Blair and Kailey Morris.

CHS students teach computer coding

 

Campbellsville High School students recently taught elementary school students how to write computer coding.

 

Student Technology Leadership Program and computer science students recently taught Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders in Patty Haley’s class about computer coding.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington teaches CES third-grader Adrianna Garvin about computer coding.

CMS students honored at luncheon

 

Campbellsville Middle School student leaders were recently honored with a luncheon.

 

Students named Leaders of the Week in the months of February and March were honored with a special pizza lunch.

 

The students’ parents were also invited to the luncheon, and adult Lighthouse Team member and seventh-grade teacher Tammy Hash introduced each of the student leaders and read why they were chosen for the Leader of the Week honor.

 

CMS student leaders are treated to a special pizza lunch.

CMS students honored at luncheon

 

Campbellsville Middle School student leaders were recently honored with a luncheon.

 

Students named Leaders of the Week in the months of December, January and February were honored with a special lunch, and Lighthouse Team members spoke to them about leadership.

 

CMS student leaders are treated to a pizza lunch.

Balfour representative to meet with CHS juniors

 

Campbellsville High School juniors will meet with a Balfour representative soon to discuss purchasing class rings.

CMS students learn about the states of matter

 

Campbellsville Middle School fifth-graders are learning about the states of matter.

 

In Donna White’s science class, students are learning about gases, solids and liquids.

 

During a recent class activity, students studied the difference in physical and chemical changes, and mixtures and solutions.

 

CMS fifth-graders, from left, Angelica Seng, Lexi Garvin and Alexis Sharp separate their mixture of snack foods.

CMS students learn about relationships

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about healthy relationships.

 

Katie Wash, health educator I at Taylor County Health Department, came to CMS to talk to students about dating and friendship relationships.

 

Wash talked to students about how trust, honesty and communication are important in any relationship.

 

Katie Wash, health educator I at Taylor County Health Department, recently spoke to CMS students about healthy dating and friendship relationships, and asked students to act out some scenarios to learn the best way to communicate in them.

CES students learn to play the drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School are learning to play the drums – with buckets.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students are having lots of fun with bucket drumming.

 

CES kindergartener Tyler Branch smiles as he plays the drums.

CES preschool students celebrate 100th day of school

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated their 100th day of school with several special activities.

 

Students made special hats to wear for the day, and practiced counting to 100.

 

CES preschool student Jamerius Miller counts to 100 on the 100th day of school.

CES preschool students learn about science

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned about science.

 

Campbellsville University education student Jordan Bray came to CES to teach students about chemical reactions and to lead them in art activities.

 

First, Bray read students a story about frogs. They then made their own lily pads out of paper plates and coffee filters.

 

Next, the students learned what happens when vinegar is mixed with baking soda.

 

From left, CES preschool students Alinna Bray, Kennon Dotson, Lillian Merriweather, Reece Williams and Chanler Mann add colored vinegar to baking soda to see its reaction.

CES preschool students learn about building

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about building – and made some creative inventions.

 

In Sherry Cowherd’s class, students are learning to be creative and use their imaginations.

 

Cowherd is using STEAM education – science, technology, engineering, arts and math – to help students learn the concepts they will need when in kindergarten next year.

 

She recently introduced her students to Block City, which is a program that teaches students to use their imaginations and build with everyday objects.

 

CES preschool students, from left, Addisyn Taylor, Kingston Cowherd and Trinity Dye build.

CES preschoolers learn about the letter Z

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently learned all about the letter Z.

 

In addition to writing the letter, students studied words that begin with Z, like zebra, and the sound the letter makes.

 

Students in Sherry Cowherd’s class studied the letter by making their own zebras out of construction paper.

 

CES preschool student Alinna Bray holds her finished zebra.

CES preschool students learn about space

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about space.

 

And, as an activity for the unit, students made their very own rockets.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students learned about rockets and watched a video of one taking off for space.

 

Spencer gave each student a rocket made out of paper and then let them decorate it any way they liked.

 

From left, CES preschool students Xavien Smith, Daisy Rakes and Dahlia Ward fly their rockets.

CES preschoolers learn about the letter Y

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently learned all about the letter Y.

 

In addition to writing the letter, students studied words that begin with Y and the sound the letter makes.

 

CES preschool student Levi Ritchie practices writing the letter Y.

CES preschoolers write the alphabet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently practiced writing the uppercase and lowercase letters.

 

In Sherry Cowherd’s and Denise Spencer’s classes, students focus on a letter each week, and learn how to write it and what words start with it.

 

CES preschool student Cameron Dean practices writing the alphabet.

CES preschoolers learn about the letter N

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently learned all about the letter N, including how to write the uppercase and lowercase letters.

 

Students in Sherry Cowherd’s class made their own necklaces, complete with color and shape patterns.

 

CES preschool student Rylee Karr makes a necklace with a color and shape pattern.

CES preschoolers learn about the letter X

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently learned all about the letter X.

 

In addition to writing the letter, students studied words that begin with X and the sound the letter makes.

 

CES preschool assistant Beth Sandidge helps Finley Williams make his xylophone as he learns all about the letter X.

CES students honored at leadership luncheon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Leaders of the Month for the month of March were recently honored with a luncheon.

 

Teachers choose one student from their classrooms who exhibit leadership skills throughout the month to be named a Leader of the Month.

 

And, at the end of the month, CES Lighthouse Team members host a lunch to honor the students.

 

CES kindergartener Braydan Dyer eats his lunch.

CES students honored at leadership luncheon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Leaders of the Month for the month of February were recently honored with a luncheon.

 

Teachers choose one student from their classrooms who exhibit leadership skills throughout the month to be named a Leader of the Month.

 

And, at the end of the month, CES Lighthouse Team members host a lunch to honor the students.

 

Community leaders are invited and the CES leaders are given the opportunity to talk and eat with them.

 

Paige Hord, owner of The Green Room, cuts kindergartener Miley Orberson’s meat.

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 celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated Dr. Seuss with several special activities.

 

Students made bird’s nests in honor of the book “Are You My Mother?”

 

CES preschool students Tabitha Leggett, at left, and Reece Williams cut out their nests for their “Are You My Mother?” project.

CES students make Cat in the Hat masks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made their own Cat in the Hat masks to celebrate Dr. Seuss.

 

The activity was one of many during the week-long events to honor the author.

 

To start, students colored and cut out a hat and bowtie.

 

CES kindergarteners in Lisa Wiseman’s class wear their Cat in the Hat masks.     CES kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class wear their Cat in the Hat masks.

CES students create their own Dr. Seuss characters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently created their own Dr. Seuss characters.

 

In CES Explorers, students read “Daisy-Head Mayzie,” and then talked about the characters in the book.

 

As an assignment, the students invented their own Dr. Seuss characters.

 

From left, CES second-graders Alex Yang, Zaemar Hoskins and Baylee Pike talk about their Dr. Seuss characters.

CES students have fun during Dr. Seuss week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students had lots of fun recently during a week of events geared toward Dr. Seuss.

 

In one of activities, students made their very own Horton figures from “Horton Hears a Who!”

 

CES kindergartener Kasen Smith holds his finished Horton character.

CES students sample green eggs and ham

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently sampled green eggs and ham as part of their week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss.

 

Students in Leanna Cundiff’s class tried vanilla pudding, which became green when mixed, with vanilla wafers.

 

CES kindergartener Michael Terry samples green eggs and ham.

CES students write about Thing 1, Thing 2

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently wrote about Thing 1 and Thing 2 during their week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss.

 

Students were asked to complete the writing prompt, “If Thing 1 and Thing 2 came to my house we would … “

 

CES kindergarteners Jayden Maupin and ReAnna Jeffries write what they would do with Thing 1 and Thing 2.

CES students make Thing 1, Thing 2 figures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made their own Thing 1 and Thing 2 figures during their week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss.

 

Students practiced their cutting skills by cutting circles, squares and rectangles for their Thing 1 characters.

 

Then, they glued the body together and added arms and legs.

 

CES kindergartener John Lane holds his finished Thing 1 character.

CES art students catch leprechauns

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently caught their own leprechauns.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students read “How to Catch a Leprechaun” by Adam Wallace.

 

After reading the book, Hash discussed the many different ways a person can catch a leprechaun.

 

CES first-grader Elijah Williams writes about his leprechaun trap.

CHS hosts concert band clinic

 

Campbellsville High School concert band recently hosted a joint clinic with Casey County High School.

 

CHS hosted a day of rehearsals with guest conductors and students from Campbellsville University and Lindsey Wilson College.

 

CHS freshman Abie Angel works with guest instructor Tony Barrett.

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 students celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with several special activities.

 

Students had a day of fun making special crafts, coloring shamrocks, wearing St. Patrick’s Day hats and necklaces, making green icing and decorating cookies, reading about St. Patrick and much more.

 

CES preschool students in Sherry Cowherd’s class wear their St. Patrick’s Day hats and necklaces. From left, front, are Chase Arnett, Elijah Russell, Nevon Stum and Noelan McMahan. Second row, Trinity Dye, Addisyn Taylor, Tabitha Leggett, Alinna Bray and Lillian Merriweather. Back, Kennon Dotson, Reece Williams, Kingston Cowherd, Cameron Dean, Levi Ritchie, Chanler Mann and Anthony McClure.

CES second-graders make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students recently made pinch pots.

 

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

 

CES second-graders Aaron Ritchie, at left, and Aiden Dziabula shape their pots.

CHS senior to bowl at LWC

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jared Brewster will continue his academic and bowling careers at Lindsey Wilson College next fall.

 

Brewster recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with friends, family members, coaches and teammates.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jared Brewster will continue his academic and bowling careers at Lindsey Wilson College next fall. Brewster recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with friends, family members, coaches and teammates. From left, front, are Brewster’s grandmother Patricia Davis, his mother Suzanne Davis holding his brother Jaden, Brewster, and his father David Brewster holding his sister Jewell Brewster, who is a kindergarten student at Campbellsville Elementary School. Back, LWC bowling coach Brandon Burns, CHS assistant bowling coach Dakota Pendleton, CHS head bowling coach Stephen Tucker and CHS Principal Kirby Smith.

CHS students practice for AP exams

 

Campbellsville High School students recently spent a day at Campbellsville University preparing for their upcoming AP exams.

 

Monique Morton, director of math and computer science at Advance Kentucky, recently came to Campbellsville to lead CHS AP computer science students in a study session.

 

Morton talked to students about how to best prepare for the AP exams, and administered mock questions.

 

Monique Morton, director of math and computer science at Advance Kentucky, recently came to Campbellsville to lead Sonya Kessler’s AP computer science students in a study session. Sonya Kessler is at left and CHS seniors Murphy Lamb and Zack Settle are at right.

CES preschool students study the letter V

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Each week, students focus on learning a specific letter.

 

Recently, students in Denise Spencer’s class learned all about the letter V.

 

CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer helps Tyrek Moore read a book about the letter V.

CES preschool students have fun dancing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students have lots of fun in their classroom.

 

Each day, students have fun singing educational songs and dancing together.

 

CES preschool student Alinna Bray dances with her classmates Trinity Dye, at left, and Anthony McClure.

CHS senior to play soccer at CU

 

Campbellsville High School soccer player Daniel Silva will continue his academic and athletic career at Campbellsville University.

 

Silva recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with friends, family members, classmates and teammates.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer player Daniel Silva will continue his academic and athletic career at Campbellsville University. Silva recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with friends, family members, classmates and teammates. Congratulating him, from left, front, are his parents Dewayne and Dr. Carla Golightly. Back, his brother David, a freshman at CHS, CU head soccer coach Adam Preston, CHS head soccer coach Bradley Harris and assistant coaches Matt Schmuck and Malique Spaulding.

CMS students learn to play the ukulele

 

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

 

CMS music teacher Jessica Floyd recently purchased ukuleles with money donated in a Donors Choose campaign.

 

CMS seventh-grader Serenity Ford plays a chord on the ukulele.

CMS students draw themselves

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently drew themselves using a new art technique.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are learning about foreshortening.

 

CMS fourth-grader Simon Wilkerson traces his shoes so he can draw himself using the foreshortening technique.

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.

CMS students study geometry

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders are learning about geometry.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s class, students were recently introduced to some geometry terms such as lines, line segments, rays, points and parallel, intersecting and perpendicular lines.

 

CMS fourth-graders Kenya Bridgewater, at left, and Rowan Petett make geometric shapes with marshmallows and pretzels.

CHS art students work with clay

 

Campbellsville High School specialized art students recently worked with clay.

 

Several of Jo Ann Harris’s students are studying advanced art concepts in a specialized class.

 

Learning at their own pace, students are creating several pieces of artwork. Recently, students worked with clay to make figures.

 

CHS senior Tiffany Stagner shapes what will become a zombie face.

CES students make magic pudding

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently made magic pudding.

 

Students in Shirley Cox’s and Amanda Greer’s classes celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with several special activities.

 

During one of the activities, students made magic pudding.

 

CES first-graders mix their pudding and were surprised when it turned green.     CES first-grader Parker Hamilton shakes the pudding mixture, as Alex Mixtega waits his turn.

CES students make leprechaun floats

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made leprechaun floats.

 

Students in Tracey Rinehart’s second-grade class celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with some special treats.

 

Their classwork centered on St. Patrick’s Day, from math to reading.

 

At the end of the day, Rinehart made leprechaun floats with her students out of soda, sherbet, whipped cream and cherries.

 

CES second-graders, from left, Lashonda Wilkinson, Dorothy Shively and Alex Wilson make their leprechaun floats.

CES students play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students are sharpening their math skills.

 

Students in Patty Haley’s class are working with fractions.

 

To help them learn, the students work in groups to play several games.

 

CES third-graders Jaron Johnson, at left, and McKailynn Grubaugh use a math game to study fractions.

CMS students learn about Morse, binary codes

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders recently learned about different types of codes people use to communicate.

 

Students in Samantha Coomer’s science class are learning about Morse code and binary code.

 

They watched a video of a man who was being interviewed, but used his eyes to blink a message for help in Morse code.

 

CMS fourth-grader Zhi Chen deciphers a binary code to reveal the word “apples.”

CES students learn about animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently learned about caring for animals.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class had fun caring for two rabbits.

 

Jones taught her students about animal life cycles, and then brought two rabbits to school to help her students learn how much care animals require.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones laughs as Maylee Wilds holds one of the class’s rabbits.

CES students learn teamwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning how to work as a team.

 

After finishing their classwork, students in Tracey Rinehart’s class worked as a team to put together a world map puzzle.

 

CES second-graders, from left, Cayton Lawhorn, Lanigan Price and Luke Adkins worked as a team to put together this world map puzzle.

CES students learn about bees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently met a very special guest.

 

Molly Sullivan, who is Miss Bowling Green Outstanding Teen and will soon compete for the Miss Kentucky Outstanding Teen title, came to CES to talk to kindergarten and first-grade students.

 

Sullivan’s platform is “Be the Sunshine,” and she read several agricultural books to students.

 

Molly Sullivan, who is Miss Bowling Green Outstanding Teen and will soon compete for the Miss Kentucky Outstanding Teen title, talks to CES kindergarteners about bees.

CES students learn about irregular verbs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to learn about verbs.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are talking about regular and irregular verbs.

 

CES third-grade teacher Patty Haley works with students, clockwise from top, Jayden Harris, De’Asia Fisher and Landon Tucker to teach them about irregular verbs.

Head start students visit CES

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted local head start students on Thursday, March 30, to see and learn about the school.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson led Campbellsville/Taylor County Head Start students through the recently renovated school building.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson leads Campbellsville/Taylor County Head Start students through the school’s new cafeteria.

CHS golf player places 10th, 21st

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ golf player Abbie Dicken, a sophomore, recently began this year’s season with two good finishes.

 

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.

CMS, CHS students win conservation art awards

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students recently won awards for their entries in Taylor County Conservation District’s annual art and writing contest.

 

CMS art winners are, from left, fifth-graders Karlie Cox, Ava Hughes and Lillee Byrne, who are classroom winners, and Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith. Byrne was also the overall winner for her school.     CMS writing winners are, from left, seventh-graders Riley Rainwater, Savannah Gumm and Adin Hunt, sixth-grader Konner Forbis and seventh-grader Grant Lawson, who are all classroom winners. In back are Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith and Steven Gumm, who is Hunt’s teacher. Hunt was the overall winner for his school and county runner-up. Savannah Gumm was the second-place winner for her school, and Rainwater was third.     CHS sophomore Brandon Greer, at right, won the writing contest for his school and received his awards from Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith, center. Greer’s teacher Ben Davis, at left, won a $50 prize.

CHS band prepares for upcoming season

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band members are working hard to prepare for their upcoming competition season.

 

Band members have learned fundamentals for the past two weeks during band camp, and are working to learn their music and marching show.

 

CES students win conservation art awards

 

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

 

The winners were recognized at a schoolwide assembly on Thursday, March 30.

 

CES art competition classroom second-place winners include, from left, front, first-graders Parker Hamilton and Addelyn Dooley, first-grader Parker Scharbrough, first-grader Kenady Gabehart, kindergarteners Aleja Taylor and Marlee Dickens. Back, second-graders Luke Adkins, Kendall Cruz and Evelyn Stancill and third-graders Bradley Paris, Connor Coots and Raeanna Jefferson. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Jyra Welch and Kaylee Gayheart.     CES art competition classroom third-place winners are, from left, front, kindergarteners Caleb Goodson, Timothy Stacy, Lillie Judd and Aubrey Novak and first-grader Owen Skaggs. Second row, first-graders Tina Jiang, Amani Bridgewater, Jackson Bates and Gracie Murphy, third-graders Breona Bridgewater and Vivian York and second-graders Kadin Coppage and Braxton Agee. Back, second-grader Emerson Gowin and third-graders Ethan Garrison and Narissa Barnett. Absent from the photo is second-grader Alex Yang.

CMS students register for classes

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently attended an open house event to register for their new classes.

 

 

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 27.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 27.

CES students register for new school year

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and their parents recently attended Back to School nights to prepare for the upcoming school year.

 

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 Thursday, March 30.

 

Lexia and Reading Plus are technology-based reading programs that help increase reading proficiency for pre-kindergarten students through high school seniors.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 27.

 

From left are kindergartener Mikaylah Flynn, second-grader Jayden Moore, third-grader Narissa Barnett and first-grader Parker Hamilton.

CHS students are college, career ready

 

Campbellsville High School seniors are working hard to become college and career ready.

 

Chase Atwood     Jaleel Cowan     Gabriel Clark

CES students make truffula trees

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Jayden Maupin holds his truffula tree.

CES preschool students practice sorting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are practicing sorting items.

 

Students recently played a game in which they were asked to sort a cup of jellybeans.

 

Without being given any other directions, the students sorted the jellybeans on a piece of a paper with different colors written on it.

 

CES preschool student Addisyn Taylor sorts her jellybeans.

CMS fourth-grader wins ribbons at talk meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-grader Averi Perkins competed and won an award at this year’s Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet on Tuesday, March 28.

 

Perkins scored higher than a 80 in the 9-year-old competition and received a blue ribbon, which is the top ribbon given.

 

CMS fourth-grader Averi Perkins was named reserve champion in the 9-year-old category of this year’s Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet.

Board members set new tax rate

 

Those who own property in the Campbellsville Independent School District will pay a bit more in property taxes this year, and that money will go toward educating children.

 

At a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27, Campbellsville Board of Education members voted 4-1 to set a tax rate that will increase revenue by 4 percent.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sophomore Davon Cecil, senior Shauna Jones, junior Cody Davis and freshman Zaria Cowan.

CHS football team takes on Danville

 

Campbellsville High School football team took on Danville on Friday, Sept. 30.

 

CHS senior Arick Groves runs the ball as his teammates block for him.

CIS students attend Friends of Scouting breakfast

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students attended the Taylor County Friends of Scouting breakfast on Wednesday, March 29, at Campbellsville University.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders Grayson Dooley and Aidan Phillips and Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders Zeke Harris and Noah Leachman attended the breakfast, which was hosted to raise money for local Boy Scouts.

 

From left, Campbellsville Elementary School third-grader Grayson Dooley, Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders Zeke Harris and Noah Leachman and third-grader Aidan Phillips pose for a photo with former University of Kentucky basketball player Cameron Mills.

CES students practice writing sentences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing writing sentences.

 

CES first-grader Kenady Gabehart works on writing sentences.

CES kindergarteners play sight word games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are working hard to learn their sight words.

 

Each week, students are given a list of words to study, and learn to spell and write.

 

In Kimberly Clark’s class, students recently played games to help learn their words.

 

CES kindergartener Natalee Shaw spells “too” with clothes pins.

CHS soccer team picks up wins

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team picked up two wins this week, bringing its record to 8-7 on the season.

 

CHS senior Zack Bottoms now has the school record for the most consecutive shutouts, at three.

CMS choir students present spring show

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir students presented their spring variety show on Sunday, March 26, entitled “Madness in the Middle.”

 

Fourth- and fifth-grade choir members performed several selections, and sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students presented musical selections, dances and comedic interludes.

 

CMS eighth-grader Jasmine Mitchell performs “Heathens.”

CIS students, teachers pray together at See You at the Pole

 

They held hands, and prayed for each other and their community.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students, teachers and administrators gathered on Wednesday, Sept. 28, morning for the annual See You at the Pole event, sponsored by Campbellsville middle and high schools’ FCA clubs.

 

Brett Sowell, youth pastor at Elk Horn Baptist Church and a Campbellsville Middle School assistant baseball coach, reads scripture.

CHS students win awards at first KUNA event

 

Campbellsville High School students recently attended their first KUNA event, and brought home several awards.

 

CHS Y-Club members, accompanied by sponsor Susan Dabney, attended the Kentucky United Nations Assembly event on March 26-28 at the Galt House in Louisville.

 

Overall, CHS students attending received a Delegation of Excellence award.

 

And Bryce Richardson, a junior, received an Outstanding Delegate award.

 

CHS students attending KUNA include, from left, juniors Jenny Lantz, Bryce Richardson, Lisa Richter and Cass Kidwell, sophomores Elizabeth Sullivan, Glenn Lamer, Myles Murrell, Leslie McKenzie, Jeremiah Jackson and Abbie Dicken, freshman Cole Kidwell, sophomore Brandon Greer, freshman Savanna Brockman, sponsor Susan Dabney and senior Noah Wagers. Absent from the photo is freshman Bailey Thompson.

CES art students make clay fish

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay animals.

 

CES third-graders recently made fish out of clay in their art class.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Jason Agee recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Jason Agee

CHS hosts Campbellsville University Day

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted Campbellsville University Day to help students learn all about what the university has to offer.

 

Masi Wilson, at left, who graduated from CHS in May 2015 and now attends CU, poses for a photo with her sister, Sydney, who is a freshman at CHS.

CES students learn about the American flag

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about the American flag.

 

Students in Kimberly Clark’s class are discussing the flag and what it stands for.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Kimberly Clark discusses the American flag with her students.

CMS students make cards for the homeless

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-grade students are working on a service project to help the homeless in Taylor County.

 

CMS fourth-graders Lydia Miller, at left, and Cody Agee work on their cards.

CES students use cereal to learn math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently used cereal to help them learn math.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class and Tonya Hagan’s second-grade class recently celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by enjoying some Lucky Charms cereal.

 

But before they enjoyed their snack, students used the cereal to help them learn to make a graph.

 

CES second-grader Weston Veltman sorts his Lucky Charms marshmallows.

CMS art students make koinobori

 

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

 

CMS fourth-grader Zhi Chen puts finishing touches on his koinobori.

CES Art Club students make flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun participating in the school’s Art Club.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash sponsors the club, and invites students to join based on interest in art, an assessment they complete and their classroom performance.

 

Art Club students meet with Hash once a week during the school day to learn about artists and art techniques.

 

CES third-grader Brooklyn Boudreaux makes a paper flower.

CES preschool students study the letter C

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied the letter C and had cupcakes as a treat for their hard work.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson takes a big bite of his cupcake.

CES preschool students study the letter V

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied the letter V.

 

In addition to learning to write the letter in uppercase and lowercase, students in Denise Spencer’s class learned several words that start with V.

 

One of the words was “volcano.”

 

CES preschool students watch as the volcano erupts.

CHS senior soccer players honored

 

Campbellsville High School’s senior soccer players were honored in a special ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

 

CHS senior soccer players were honored in a special ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27. They are, from left, statistician manager Malique Spaulding, head coach Bradley Harris, Michael De Oliveira, Zack Bottoms, Daniel Silva and assistant coach Matthew Schmuck.

CMS students win awards at KUNA

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently attended the KUNA convention and brought home some awards.

 

CMS Y-Club members attended the Kentucky United Nations Assembly on March 19-21 at Crown Plaza in Louisville.

 

Campbellsville High School freshmen Zaria Cowan and Cole Kidwell also attended KUNA and served in leadership roles.

 

Cowan was president of the United Nations General Assembly, and Kidwell served as president of the Security Council. They were elected at last year’s KUNA events.

 

CMS students dress for their presentation about Greece. From left, front, are eighth-grader Chloe Bennett, sixth-graders Graci Crews and Briana Davis, eighth-grader Kaylee Reynolds, seventh-grader Tayler Thompson and eighth-grader Clark Kidwell. Second row, eighth-grader Devan Keith and sixth-graders Wesley Reynolds and Mary Russell. In back is eighth-grader Zaquan Cowan.

CMS students have fun at Friday Finish

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun playing games at Friday Finish.

 

CMS eighth-grader Sae’von Buckner throws a hula-hoop in the human ring toss game.

CHS physics students determine the speed of sound

 

Campbellsville High School physics students recently determined the speed of sound.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s class, students recently studied how to determine the speed of sound by using the concept of resonance.

 

CHS senior Murphy Lamb and his classmates, clockwise from left, Ben Rafferty, Zack Settle, Logan Brown and Dalton Ballentine work to determine the speed of sound.

CHS volleyball team battles TC

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team battled Taylor County on Monday, Sept. 26.

 

CHS senior volleyball players talk before the game begins. From left are Brenna Wethington, Caylie Blair, Caroline McMahan, Breanna Spaulding, Deovion Owens and Diamond Thompson.

CHS students see the stars

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a trip to see the stars.

 

Students participating in the Kentucky Scholars Program visited the MacAdam Student Observatory at the University of Kentucky.

 

Timothy Knauer, director of the MacAdam Student Observatory, met with students to explain how the observatory works and to give them a lesson about the stars. He also ate dinner with the group and took them to the observatory, which is on the roof of one of UK’s parking structures.

 

CHS seniors, from left, Zack Settle, Laura Lamb, Murphy Lamb, Caroline McMahan, Vera Brown, Blair Lamb, Ben Rafferty, Ricky Smith-Cecil and Dalton Ballentine take a photo at the MacAdam Student Observatory on the University of Kentucky campus.

CES Wings Express program receives $1,000 donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Wings Express program recently received a $1,000 donation from Amazon.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Monday, March 27, Cowan has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Jaleel Cowan

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Sept. 26.

 

From left are sophomore Hayley Stapleton, junior Austin Fitzgerald and senior Laura Lamb. Absent from the photo is Ben Arachi.

CMS students named to honor roll