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CES fourth-graders have fun at Miller Park

 

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

 

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

 

CES fourth-grader Arianna Childers slides.

CHS hires new volleyball coach

 

Campbellsville High School has hired a familiar face as its new head volleyball coach.

 

Shajuana Ditto will begin her first season as head coach in August.

 

She replaces Elisha Rhodes, who was head coach for the past two seasons.

 

Campbellsville High School has hired a familiar face as its new head volleyball coach. Shajuana Ditto will begin her first season as head coach in August. She replaces Elisha Rhodes, who was head coach for the past two seasons. The announcement was made in a special ceremony on Thursday, May 17. From left are CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis, Rhodes, Ditto and CHS Principal David Petett.

CHS students meet author via Skype

 

Campbellsville High School students recently met a best-selling author via Skype.

 

Students studying English in Lindsay Williams’s class recently read the book “Rabbit Cake” by Annie Hartnett.

 

CHS students in Lindsay Williams’s class recently read “Rabbit Cake” by Annie Hartnett as part of their English studies. Students met Hartnett via Skype recently to talk about the book.

CHS FCCLA group to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

FCCLA

CHS students receive Perfect Attendance awards

 

Campbellsville High School recently honored two students for receiving having perfect attendance for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Receiving the Perfect Attendance awards are senior Jackson Hunt and freshman Abi Wiedewitsch.

 

CHS senior Jackson Hunt, at left, and freshman Abi Wiedewitsch receive Perfect Attendance awards for the 2017-2018 school year.

CHS athletes named ‘triple threats’

 

Campbellsville High School students have received awards for being “triple threats” on the athletic field.

 

Kentucky High School Athletic Association recently named its Triple Threat Award winners, honoring students who participate in sports year round.

 

Campbellsville High School seniors receiving Kentucky High School Athletic Association Triple Threat Awards are, from left, Kayla Young, Bryce Richardson and Ethan Lay. Absent from the photo is Connor Wilson.     Campbellsville High School students receiving Kentucky High School Athletic Association Triple Threat Awards are, from left, front, freshman Jake Dicken, sophomore Patrick Walker and junior Natalie Caldwell. Back, freshmen Arren Hash, Tristin Faulkner and Kameron Smith and sophomore Mikael Vaught.

CMS hosts dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted its annual end of the school year dance on Friday, May 18.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team sponsored the event.

 

CMS students dance and socialize.

CES students paint seascapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own seascapes.

 

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

 

CES third-grader Braelyn Taylor paints her seascape.

CMS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 16.

 

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

 

CMS

CHS soccer team to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team will host a fundraiser at McDonald’s on Tuesday, May 15.

 

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

 

McDonald's

CMS to host K-PREP study session, cookout

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a K-PREP study session and cookout on Friday, May 11.

 

The sessions will be offered in each of the content areas on the K-PREP exam, including math, reading, science and social studies.

 

Sessions will be during the school day, in sixth- and seventh-period classes.

 

The school will host a cookout for students and staff members from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

 

CMS

CMS to host girls’ basketball tryouts

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host girls’ basketball tryouts on Thursday, May 17.

 

Students who will be in fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades in the 2018-2019 school year are welcome to attend.

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS to host K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host K-PREP study sessions on two upcoming Friday afternoons, leading up to state testing.

 

The sessions will be offered in each of the content areas on the K-PREP exam, including math, reading, science and social studies.

 

Sessions will be Friday, May 4, and Friday, May 11, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

 

CMS

CHS art honor society to host bake sale

 

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

 

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

 

Bake Sale

CHS students to raise money for local animal shelters

 

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

 

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

 

Bake Sale

CES Wings Express program to host Family Night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express staff members will host Family Night for students and their families on Thursday, Dec. 7.

 

Activities are planned from 5 to 7 p.m. in the CES cafeteria and gymnasium.

 

There will be a variety of free activities, crafts and games.

 

All students who attend Wings Express and their family members are welcome to attend.

 

CES

CES academic team to host bake sale

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade academic team will host a bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

The sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kroger in Green River Plaza.

 

Cost is donations only.

 

Bake Sale

CHS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

CES to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host student-led conferences on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Students and their parents can attend the conferences from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CHS soccer team to host alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Soccer

CMS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

CHS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS football team to host Beechwood in state semi-finals game

 

Campbellsville High School football team will host Beechwood High School in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 24.

 

Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m.

 

This is the first time since 1998 and the third time in school history that the Eagles have played in the state semi-finals.

 

Admission is $6 for adults, children and students.

 

CHS Football Region Champs

CMS Beta Club to host breakfast fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Beta Breakfast

CIS teachers honored at Campbellsville University

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS boys’ basketball team to host holiday classic

 

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

 

The tournament begins with four games on Thursday, Dec. 28.

 

CHS will play Carlisle County at 6:30 p.m.

 

Other teams participating include Washington, Gallatin, Lincoln and Green counties, Bardstown and Danville.

 

CHS Holiday Classic

CHS names Leaders of the Year

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

About 30 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.

 

CHS

Merry Christmas!

 

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

 

Best wishes from the Eagle family for a happy holiday.

 

Merry Christmas

CHS students see dangers of drinking and driving during mock crash


His mother cried as the doctors worked tirelessly to save his life.

 

He had been flown from the crash in a helicopter, and was fighting for his life in surgery.

 

Campbellsville High School students learned about the dangers of drinking while driving recently, during a mock crash that “injured” and “killed” several of their own.

 

Rescue personnel work the mock crash scene.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CHS football region championships shirts available

 

Campbellsville High School football team is selling region championship shirts.

 

On Friday, Nov. 17, the CHS football team defeated Crittenden County to win the Class A Region 1 championship.

 

This is the first region championship win for the Eagles since 1998.

 

CHS Eagle Football Region Champs

CHS show choir presents ‘Evolution of Music’

 

They sang, they danced and they made popular music come alive.

 

Campbellsville High School show choir presented “Evolution of Music” on Friday, May 11, for its spring concert.

 

The performance featured solos and group numbers, complete with choreography, which the students created themselves.

 

CHS junior Hayley Stapleton sings.

CHS project graduation meeting set for Monday, Oct. 23

 

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

 

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

 

 

CMS

CHS track team competes at state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School track team members competed at the state meet on Thursday, May 17.

 

The team traveled to University of Kentucky to compete in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association meet.

 

Campbellsville High School track team members competed at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association meet on Thursday, May 17. From left, front, are coach Katie Wilkerson, sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood, juniors Natalie Caldwell, Charlie Pettigrew, Daesean Vancleave and Joe Pipes and coach Steve Doss. Back, assistant Tyler Abney, sophomore Mark Rigsby, junior Jackson Hinton, freshman Reggie Thomas, sophomore Mikael Vaught and junior Evan McAninch.

Board of Education meeting canceled

 

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

 

The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

CIS

CHS student to volunteer at fall festival

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to host kindergarten registration March 21 and 22

 

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

 

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

 

Kindergarten Registration

Health department to host clinic for CIS students

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Vaccinations

CHS seniors play in state tennis tournament

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Cody Davis and Cass Kidwell made school history recently, playing in the state tennis tournament on Thursday, May 17.

 

Davis and Kidwell are the first CHS boys’ tennis players to compete at the state tournament since 2002.

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Cody Davis, at left, and Cass Kidwell, at right, made school history recently, playing in the state tennis tournament on Thursday, May 17. Davis and Kidwell are the first CHS boys’ tennis players to compete at the state tournament since 2002. They are pictured with boys’ tennis coach Tyler Hardy.

CHS cross country meeting is Thursday, July 20

 

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

 

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

 

Cross Country

CHS to take on Russellville in playoff game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES art students paint pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently painted their pinch pots.

 

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

 

CES second-grader Tierra White paints her pot.

CES fourth-graders honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS Site-Based Decision Making Council to meet

 

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

 

The meeting is open to the public.

 

CHS

CHS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study Session

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

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

 

All non-perishable food items will be accepted through Friday, March 2.

 

 

Food Drive

CES honors retiring staff members

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS band to host mattress fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Band Mattress Sale

CIS to host Veterans Day program

 

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

 

The special ceremony will be on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students will present the program.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a Veterans Day program for local veterans and community members.    The special ceremony will be on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.    Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students will present the program.

CMS, CHS students honored at CES assembly

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS to host open house

 

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

 

All freshman students should arrive at 9 a.m.

 

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

 

CHS

CMS SBDM to meet Oct. 18

 

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

 

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

 

 

CMS

Lady Eagles to take on Nelson County in 5th region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles will take on Nelson County on Monday, Feb. 26, in the first round of the 5th region tournament.

 

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

 

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

 

Lady Eagles

CES names Teachers of the Week

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study

CHS boys’ basketball team to host Tip-Off Classic

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CIS choir department to host ‘Eagle Winterfest’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ choir department will host “Eagle Winterfest,” an indoor shopping event, on Saturday, Feb. 3.

 

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

There will be a variety of local vendors selling craft items, clothing and much more.

 

Eagle Winterfest

CMS receives donation for eighth-grade celebration

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently received a donation to help pay for its eighth-grade celebration.

 

Taylor Regional Hospital recently donated $100 toward the cost.

 

CMS eighth-graders will be honored in a special ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at 3 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Taylor Regional Hospital recently donated $100 toward the cost of Campbellsville Middle School’s eighth-grade celebration, which will be Sunday, May 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley. Receiving the donation from TRH CEO Jane Wheatley are, from left, eighth-graders Rylee Petett, Kaylyn Smith and Blake Settle.

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

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

 

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

 

Homecoming

CHS volleyball, CMS girls’ basketball teams to honor cancer survivors

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball and Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball players will honor cancer survivors on Thursday, Oct. 12, in two special ceremonies.

 

CHS volleyball senior players will be honored on Thursday, Oct. 12, at about 7:45 p.m. in the CHS gym. They are, from left, Vonnea Smith, Kiyah Barnett, Madison Dial, Caitlin Bright, Kayla Young, Nena Barnett and Amanda Miles.     CMS girls’ basketball eighth-grade players will be honored on Thursday, Oct. 12, at about 7:30 p.m. in the Campbellsville Elementary School gym. They are, from left, Olivia Fields, Tayler Thompson, Kaylyn Smith, Brae Washington, Bri Gowdy, Lainey Watson and Rylee Petett.

CMS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet in special session on Wednesday, Jan. 24.

 

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

 

School Board

CIS facilities manager honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Dec. 18.

 

The meeting will begin at 3:15 p.m. in the CHS SBDM meeting room. It is open to the public.

 

School Board Meeting

CHS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council will have its regular meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

The meeting will begin at 3:15 p.m. and is open to the public.

 

School Board Meeting

CMS choir to host bake sale

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a bake sale on Saturday, April 14.

 

The sale will be at Kroger in Green River Plaza, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

All proceeds will help pay for choir expenses.

 

Bake Sale

CHS baseball seniors honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior baseball players were honored on Thursday, May 17, for their dedication and time spent playing for the Eagles.

 

This year’s senior players are Ethan Lay and Wyatt Houk.

 

CHS seniors Ethan Lay and Wyatt Houk, third and fourth from left, are honored for their dedication to the Eagle baseball program. They are pictured with, from left, assistant coaches Zach Lewis and Lynn Kearney, head coach Blake Milby and assistant coach Phil Gowdy.

CHS to host district volleyball tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team will host its second alumni game on Sunday, Dec. 17, as a fundraiser.

 

Purple Reign alumni basketball game will begin at 5 p.m. at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium. Doors will open at 4:15 p.m.

 

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Those ages 5 and younger will be admitted free.

 

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

CMS to host dance

 

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

 

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

 

Dance

CHS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council will have its regular meeting on Monday, May 21.

 

The meeting will begin at 3:15 p.m. and is open to the public.

 

CHS

CHS FCA to host prayer walk

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS FCA

Board of Education to meet Oct. 16

 

Campbellsville Board of Education members will meet in regular session on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Campbellsville Middle School library.

 

CIS

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

SBDM

CMS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

School Board Meeting

CHS student completes second MTA certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Conner Riley has once again completed industry certification to be recognized as a Microsoft Technology Associate.

 

Conner Riley

CES preschool director to host enrollment drive

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CHS SBDM to meet Oct. 16

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

CES, CMS and CHS choirs to present fall concert

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs will present a fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 5.

 

The concert will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Hamilton Auditorium on the Campbellsville High School campus.

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs will present a fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 5.    The concert will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Hamilton Auditorium on the Campbellsville High School campus.    The performance is free and open to the public.

CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Tristin Faulkner recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Tristin Faulkner

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Braydon Phillips recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Braydon Phillips

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CES students to raise money for American Heart Association

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Jump Rope for Heart

CES students learn state capitals

 

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

 

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

 

CES third-grader Reece Swafford labels the state capitals.

CMS to host Purple Pride Night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet in special session on Monday, Dec. 18.

 

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the CMS office.

 

School Board Meeting

CHS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville High School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

 

The meeting will begin at 3:15 p.m. in the CHS SBDM meeting room. It is open to the public.

 

Meeting

CIS cancels school on Friday, Jan. 19

 

There will be no school tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 19, for Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Teachers are to report at 9 a.m. for a work day.

 

No School

CIS to host public forum on school safety

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Safety Forum

CES fifth-graders enjoy painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders recently expressed their creativity.

 

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

 

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

CHS marching band to begin fireworks fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Fireworks

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CES students study balance in artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently studied balance in artwork.

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Tabitha Leggett reacts as she opens her monoprint.

CIS youth football signups are Aug. 5

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CHS junior class to host fundraiser

 

 

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

 

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

 

Gatti's

CHS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students mentor eighth-graders

 

Campbellsville High School students are serving as mentors to eighth-grade students, who will become high school freshmen in a few days.

 

CHS Principal David Petett hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, May 16, for the CHS students to talk to eighth-graders about what they can expect when becoming high school students.

 

CHS Principal David Petett leads a panel of his students as they give advice about high school to Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders.

CHS to host White Castle fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School project graduation committee will host a White Castle fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 27.

 

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Crave Mobile will open be at Lowe’s parking lot.

 

A portion of proceeds from sales will be donated to the CHS project graduation fundraising effort.

 

Crave Mobile

CES to host dance

 

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

 

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

 

Dance

CES to host luncheon for law enforcement officers

 

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

 

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

 

CES LE Luncheon

CHS students take cooking exams

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took exams to see how well they can cook.

 

When their dishes were completed, students enjoyed their feast to celebrate the end of the school year.

 

CHS juniors John Netherland, at left, and Payton Reynolds prepare their dish.

CMS to host Valentine’s dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a Valentine’s dance on Friday, Feb. 9.

 

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

 

Sweethearts

CIS cancels school, Board meeting on Monday, March 12

 

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

 

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

 

No School

CES Wings Express program receives donation

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES, CMS and CHS announce open house, registration dates

 

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

 

CIS

CHS senior class to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

Gatti's Pizza

CHS girls’ basketball team to host Food Pantry Classic

 

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

 

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

 

Games begin on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 3 p.m.

 

Food Pantry Classic

CHS tennis team to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School tennis team will host a fundraiser at Gatti’s Pizza on Thursday, Feb. 22.

 

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

 

Eagle Tennis

CES Wings Express program receives donation

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS bowling tryouts are Friday, Oct. 13

 

Campbellsville High School bowling season will begin soon.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Eagle Bowling

CHS students to perform community service

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, May 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CES art students paint pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently painted their pinch pots.

 

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

 

CES second-grader Gracie Wooley paints her pinch pot.

CHS swim team to host organizational meeting

 

Campbellsville High School swim team will soon begin its season.

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Swimming.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CHS fishing squad competes in team tournament

 

Campbellsville High School fishing team recently hosted its first Battle of the CHS Bass Fishing Tournament.

 

The team divided into four squads to compete against each other, and the winner took home bragging rights until the next tournament.

 

Winners were seniors Caleb Hughes and Tosye Cox, whose largest fish weighed just more than 4 pounds.

 

CHS senior Caleb Hughes holds his catch, which was large enough to win the Battle of the CHS Bass Fishing Tournament title for himself and fellow senior Tosye Cox.

CMS students to begin community service project

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Work in Progress

CHS tennis team to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

McDonald's.

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.

 

CMS eighth-graders recently completed Campbellsville University’s leadership program, and, at a banquet in their honor, portrayed historical characters. From left are Serenity Ford, Jack Sabo, Blake Settle, Peyton Dabney, Kaylyn Smith, Sarah Adkins, Lainey Watson and Rylee Petett. Absent from the photo are Bri Gowdy, Karley Morris and Myricle Gholston.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend the conferences.

 

CMS

CHS to host Eagle Jamboree

 

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

 

Games will begin at 11 a.m.

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CHS track team members advance to state competition

 

Campbellsville High School track team members recently participated in region competition, and several have advanced to the state meet.

 

CHS sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood advances to compete in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dash races.

 

Natalie Caldwell, a junior, will compete in the discus throw.

 

And the boys’ 4x200 relay team also advances.

 

CHS track team members who medaled at the region and other recent meets are, from left, front, juniors Jackson Hinton, Charlie Pettigrew, Daesean Vancleave and Natalie Caldwell and sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood. Back, juniors Evan McAninch, Tristan Johnson and Joe Pipes.

CHS baseball team to host annual lead-off dinner and auction

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team will host its 12th annual lead-off dinner and auction on Saturday, March 3, at the CHS gym.

 

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

 

The menu will include chicken tenders and sides.

 

Tickets are $10.

 

CHS Baseball

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

Campbellsville High School recently announced its Eagle Excellence award winners for the fourth quarter grading period.

 

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

 

CHS

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

CMS football team to host fall break dance

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Dance

CES Wings Express program to host parent involvement night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES WE Parent Night

CMS students to attend Rogers Explorers program

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Rylee Petett, Kaylyn Smith, Lainey Watson, Sarah Adkins and Peyton Dabney have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders, from left, Peyton Dabney, Sarah Adkins, Kaylyn Smith, Rylee Petett and Lainey Watson have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS to host junior varsity basketball tournaments

 

Campbellsville High School will host this year’s girls’ and boys’ 20th District junior varsity basketball tournaments.

 

The girls’ tournament is set for Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the CHS gym.

 

The boys’ tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 10, at the CHS gym.

 

Basketball Tournaments

CHS students complete SRNA training

 

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

 

Several students recently completed State Registered Nurse Aide training, and, as a result, are now college and career ready in pre-nursing.

 

Carlee Sallee     Caneyah Bowen     Jayden Bridgewater

 

Brookelyn Franklin     Jessie Bennett

CES to host literacy night

 

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

 

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

 

Literacy Night

CHS student completes MTA certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Conner Riley has completed industry certification to be recognized as a Microsoft Technology Associate.

 

As of Tuesday, May 15, Riley has passed a Certiport exam to complete the certification, which is for software development fundamentals using C# coding.

 

Conner Riley

CHS FCCLA students to collect items for Hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CMS students to raise money for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are raising money for hurricane victims.

 

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

 

All proceeds will be given to hurricane victims.

 

Bake Sale

CHS juniors to attend Boys State

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Brandon Greer and Casey Hardin have been chosen to attend Boys State this summer.

 

The two will attend the program at Campbellsville University on June 3-8.

 

Kentucky Boys State is the premiere leadership and civics camp for young men who will become the leaders of tomorrow.

 

Brandon Greer     Casey Hardin

CES students to collect food, supplies for hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Items will be collected through Friday, Sept. 1.

 

Food Drive

CHS student chosen to attend summer leadership program

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Zoe McAninch has been chosen to participate in the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program.

 

The program will be at Transylvania University on May 31 through June 3.

 

HOBY seminars are hosted around the world to inspire youth to become leaders in their families, schools, communities, peer groups and more.

 

Zoe McAninch

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

 

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

 

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

 

Many colors and designs are available.

 

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

CIS dismisses school

 

Because of illness, there will be no school tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 11, at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

School had previously been dismissed on Friday, Jan. 12, for a Teacher Work Day.

 

There will also be no school on Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

 

School will resume Tuesday, Jan. 16.

 

No School

CHS to celebrate homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School will celebrate basketball homecoming next week.

 

Activities begin on Monday, Jan. 22.

 

Homecoming

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 14.

 

From left are senior Cass Kidwell, junior Randy Harris, freshman Taylor Knight and sophomore Aleah Knifley.

CHS to host Forcht Bank Bowl

 

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

 

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

 

Tickets are $10 a night.

 

CHS

CES PTA to meet

 

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

 

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

 

CES PTA

CES donates books to newborns

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS eighth-grade baseball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade baseball players were honored on Monday, May 14.

 

The players were recognized and thanked for being a part of the Eagles team in a special ceremony before their game vs. Hart County.

 

This year’s eighth-graders include Peyton Dabney, Dakota Harris, Jarred Mays and Logan Phillips.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade softball players were honored on Monday, May 14. They are, from left, head coach Reece Grubbs, Logan Phillips, Jarred Mays, Dakota Harris and assistant coach Bradley Bates. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Peyton Dabney.

CES Wings Express, Study Buddies canceled for Oct. 31

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students attending after-school programs won’t be staying after school on Tuesday, Oct. 31.

 

Wings Express activities and Study Buddies have been canceled for that day.

 

The programs will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 1.

 

Canceled

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Monday, Feb. 5.

 

Conferences will be from 3:15 to 5 p.m., and teachers will be available to meet with students and their parents to discuss grades from the third nine-week grading period.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CMS to host softball tryouts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Softball

CMS instructional assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School instructional assistant Carolyn Gaskins received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 14.

 

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

 

Gaskins received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CMS instructional assistant Carolyn Gaskins with the classified Change Award.

CHS to host freshman basketball tournaments

 

Campbellsville High School will host this year’s girls’ and boys’ 20th District freshman basketball tournaments.

 

The girls’ tournament is set for Wednesday, Jan. 31, in the CHS gym.

 

The boys’ tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 3, at the CHS gym.

 

Basketball Tournaments

CIS parent receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

Young received the community Change Award.

 

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

CES PTA to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS baseball team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently took on Russell County.

 

The CMS team was victorious in the B game, winning by a score of 6-5.

 

CMS seventh-grader J.T. Washington waits to bat.

CES to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week soon with several special events.

 

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the country, and serves as a way for students to take a stand against illegal drugs.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

 

Red Ribbon Week

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Tuesday, March 13, from 4 to 6 p.m.

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CHS softball team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Marion County.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Shallan Philpott hit a home run.

 

CHS freshman Abi Wiedewitsch high-fives assistant coach Zach Durham after reaching first base.

CES to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host student-led conferences on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Students and their parents can attend the conferences from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

Reminder

CMS girls’ basketball team selling championship t-shirts

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team is selling Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference championship t-shirts.

 

The team recently won the CKMSAC tournament for the first time in 20 years.

 

CMS defeated Casey County, which was undefeated, to bring home the championship plaque.

 

CMS GB Team

CHS baseball team defeats Meade County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Meade County.

 

Final score was 11-1.

 

The Eagles scored five runs in the first inning.

 

CHS sophomore Noah Hughes pitched a five-inning complete game, striking out six.

 

CHS sophomore Noah Hughes pitches.

CMS baseball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

In the B game, CMS was victorious.

 

Final score was 11-1.

 

CMS seventh-grader Brady Hoosier celebrates with teammate Ryan Grubbs, a sixth-grader, after hitting an inside-the-park home run.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CHS softball team defeats North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated North Hardin.

 

Final score was 7-6.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Olivia Fields mans third base.

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

FCCLA

CMS, CHS students honored at CES assembly

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS fishing team members high-five CES students.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES names Teacher of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

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CES names Writers of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS student chosen to be Kentucky delegate at ACLU conference

 

Campbellsville High School junior Jackson Hinton has been chosen to be a Kentucky delegate at the upcoming ACLU Membership Conference in Washington, D.C.

 

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky has chosen eight Kentucky high school students to attend the conference, which is June 10-12.

 

Hinton was chosen as one of the eight to attend the conference, and all expenses will be paid.

 

Jackson Hinton

CMS academic team raising money

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team is raising money.

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS boys’ basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball players were recently honored with awards for their hard work this past season.

 

Players and their families recently gathered at a banquet for fellowship.

 

Receiving varsity awards are, from left, freshman John Orberson, senior Ethan Lay, junior Taj Sanders, seniors Chanson Atkinson and Connor Wilson, sophomore Malachi Corley, freshman Arren Hash and senior Logan Cole.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

CHS girls’ basketball team to host Food Pantry Classic

 

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

 

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

 

Games begin on Wednesday, Dec. 20.

 

Basketball

CHS baseball player to attend LWC

 

Campbellsville High School senior baseball player Wyatt Houk will soon trade his purple uniform for a blue one.

 

After graduating from CHS, Houk will continue his academic and athletic career at Lindsey Wilson College.

 

Houk celebrated his signing with his family, friends, teammates and coaches on Wednesday, May 9.

 

Campbellsville High School senior baseball player Wyatt Houk will continue his academic and athletic career at Lindsey Wilson College. He recently celebrated his signing with his family, friends, teammates and coaches. From left, front, are his grandmother Teresa Morgan, his mother Kristie Graybeal, Houk, his father Josh Houk and stepmother Brooke Houk. In back are his grandfather Steve Morgan, CHS baseball head coach Blake Milby and assistant coaches Lynn Kearney and Zach Lewis. Not pictured is Houk’s stepfather Chris Graybeal.

CHS baseball team selling shirts

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Baseball

CMS eighth-grade softball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade softball players were honored on Thursday, May 10.

 

The players were recognized and thanked for being a part of the Lady Eagles team in a special ceremony before their game vs. Adair County.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade softball players were honored on Thursday, May 10. They are, from left, head coach Kathy England, Brae Washington, Alexis Thomas, Bri Gowdy, Myricle Gholston, Karley Morris, Isabella Vannice and assistant coach Allison Cox.

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

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

 

All non-perishable food items will be accepted through Friday, March 9.

 

Some suggested items are canned foods, Hamburger Helper, pasta, cereal, peanut butter, juice, shelf stable milk, boxed chips and crackers.

 

Food Drive

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagles Basketball

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Football Bass Tournament

CHS senior receives scholarship

 

Campbellsville High School senior Chanson Atkinson has received a scholarship from the Kentucky Association of School Business Officials.

 

Atkinson was awarded the scholarship on Thursday, May 10, at the KASBO spring conference at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

 

CHS senior Chanson Atkinson has received a scholarship from the Kentucky Association of School Business Officials. He was presented the scholarship at the KASBO spring conference at the Galt House in Louisville. From left are Campbellsville Independent Schools Associate Superintendent and Finance Director Chris Kidwell, Atkinson and his parents Al and Rochelle Brady, CIS Accounts Payable Prindle Hinton and CIS Payroll Clerk/Insurance Coordinator Rebecca Tungate.

CHS to host 20th District softball, baseball tournaments

 

Campbellsville High School will host this year’s 20th District softball and baseball tournaments, during the week of May 21.

 

This year’s baseball tournament will be played on May 21, 22 and 23.

 

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CHS football team to host bass tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Zaquan Cowan, senior Connor Wilson and junior Myles Murrell. Absent from the photo is sophomore Zaria Cowan.

CHS football team to host kickoff dinner and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Eagle Football

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are sixth-grader Luke McDonald and seventh-grader Konner Forbis.

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 7. They are sixth-grader Luke McDonald, at left, and seventh-grader Konner Forbis.

CMS, CHS students invited to attend welding, woodworking camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are invited to attend a free welding and woodworking camp.

 

The camp will be hosted at Green County Area Technology Center, and is for middle school seventh- and eighth-graders and high school freshmen and sophomores.

 

The camp will be on Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. ET.

 

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CES Wings Express program to resume Jan. 8

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Wings Express program has changed its schedule for the upcoming weeks.

 

There will be no Wings Express activities on Monday, Dec. 18, or Tuesday, Dec. 19.

 

The program will resume on Monday, Jan. 8.

 

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CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Dr. Seuss

CMS to host cheerleading tryouts

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host cheerleading tryouts for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Tryouts are Monday, May 21, Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23, from 3:10 to 4:30 p.m. in the CMS multi-purpose room.

 

Those who would like to try out are required to attend all three days.

 

Eagles Cheerleaders

CHS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned about pottery.

 

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

 

Thinking about what they learned, students learned to shape clay and use tools to add texture and shapes.

 

CHS freshman Emily Kerns uses a potter’s wheel.

CMS students make Japanese wind socks

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made koinobori wind socks to celebrate a Japanese holiday.

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Jason Jeffries paints his koinobori.

CMS students to collect food for those in need

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Canned Food Drive

Advertising packages available for 20th District basketball tournaments

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Gym Projection Screens

CES first-graders visit public library

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors perform community service

 

They planted flowers, painted fingernails, helped children learn to read, cleaned and made phone calls.

 

Campbellsville High School students recently spent a day performing community service.

 

As a senior project, students divided into groups to volunteer at several local organizations, including Campbellsville Elementary School, Campbellsville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, KidSpOT, Veterans Memorial Park and Emerald Isle Marina.

 

CHS senior Tiffany Kane paints fingernails at Campbellsville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

CHS project graduation committee to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Class of 2018

CHS students learn French art technique

 

Campbellsville High School students recently spent an afternoon learning a French art technique.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s general art classes learned about plein air drawings, which is a French expression for creating art “in the open air.”

 

CHS art students draw outside.

CES to raise money for local family

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members are raising money for a local family.

 

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

 

Allison Cox, who is an exceptional child educator at CES, is an aunt to Talon.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members are raising money for a local family.    Talon Perkins, the 1-year-old son of Kyle and Beth Perkins, was born with a congenital heart disease and pulmonary vein stenosis.    Allison Cox, who is an exceptional child educator at CES, is an aunt to Talon.

CHS students learn about food prices

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a field trip to learn about food prices.

 

Students in Deanna Campbell’s family and consumer sciences classes are studying how foods are packaged and sold.

 

On Monday, May 7, students traveled to Kroger to compare prices and portion sizes of several foods.

 

CHS freshmen Emily Kerns, at left, and Taylor Knight compare prices of barbecue sauce.

Important message from CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CHS softball seniors honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior softball players were honored on Monday, May 7, for their dedication and time spent playing for the Lady Eagles.

 

This year’s senior players are Caitlin Bright and Kayla Young.

 

Bright and Young were recognized before the varsity game vs. Monroe County.

 

CHS seniors Caitlin Bright, at left, and Kayla Young are honored for their dedication to the Lady Eagles program. They are pictured with, from left, assistant coach Zach Durham, head coach Weston Jones and assistant coach Matthew Schmuck.

CHS prom set for Saturday, April 28

 

Campbellsville High School will host its junior and senior prom on Saturday, April 28, at the Taylor County Airport.

 

Prom walk will be from 7:45 to 8:45 p.m.

 

CHS Prom

CES preschool students study the letter V

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied the letter V.

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS show choir to present ‘Evolution of Music’

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir will present its spring concert on Friday, May 11.

 

The concert is entitled “Evolution of Music,” and will include performances of classic songs made popular as music evolved over the past few decades.

 

The performance will begin at 7 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium, and is free and open to the public.

 

CHS Show Choir

CHS track teams compete at Lindsey Wilson College

 

Campbellsville High School track teams recently competed at the Blue Raider Rumble at the Lindsey Wilson College campus.

 

The girls’ team finished in ninth place, and the boys’ team was 15th.

 

CHS junior Jackson Hinton runs.

CES to host Grandparent Day celebration

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CHS student council to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

McDonalds

CHS students invited to participate in entrepreneurship challenge

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge

CHS students have fun at prom, prom breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School students danced the night away at this year’s prom on Saturday, April 28.

 

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 Taylor County Airport for the main event, themed “The Golden Age.”

 

CHS seniors Kayla Young and Devonte Cubit were named queen and king.

CMS students learn dangers of illegal drugs

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about the dangers of using illegal drugs.

 

Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook spoke to students about how illegal drugs are addictive and come with lasting consequences.

 

Cook spoke to students about his job as a coroner, and how he investigates deaths.

 

Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook talks to CMS students about the dangers of using illegal drugs.

CHS golf player to attend CU

 

Campbellsville High School senior golf player Connor Wilson will continue his academic and athletic career at Campbellsville University.

 

Wilson recently celebrated his signing in a special ceremony with family members, friends and teammates.

 

CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis it’s always exciting to see students continue their academic and athletic careers beyond high school.

 

Campbellsville University men’s golf head coach Jim Ward congratulates CHS senior Connor Wilson, who will once again play on his team. Ward coached Wilson for two years during his high school playing career.

CHS football player to attend CU

 

Campbellsville High School senior football player Devonte Cubit will continue his academic and athletic career at Campbellsville University.

 

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

 

At the ceremony, CHS Principal David Petett said he is extremely proud of Cubit and the young man he has become.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit has signed to play football at Campbellsville University. He recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with his family members, friends and teammates. Pictured with him are his parents, Nate Cubit and Robin Ford.

CHS baseball team defeats Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Marion County.

 

CHS hosted a doubleheader on Sunday, April 29, to complete a three-game series with the Knights.

 

The Eagles won the first game by a score of 2-1.

 

CHS sophomore Blake Allen catches the ball at second for an out.

CES arts students make clay animals

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators are raising money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

CES teachers are competing in a pumpkin decorating contest, with those paying to vote for their favorites.

 

The decorated pumpkins are on display in the CES lobby.

 

CES teachers are competing in a pumpkin decorating contest to raise money for cystic fibrosis research. The entries, above, are featured in the CES lobby. Votes cost a penny each and money can be submitted to the CES office.

CHS baseball team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently traveled to Marion County.

 

In the first of a three-game series, on Wednesday, April 25, CHS fought hard but couldn’t get a win.

 

CHS baseball head coach Blake Milby runs to the dugout, as rain cancels his team’s game vs. Marion County.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, Dec. 7, at noon.

 

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

 

Calendar

CES students play board games

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students, teachers help save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students and teachers are helping save lives.

 

CHS National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Friday, May 4.

 

Twenty-five people donated.

 

CHS junior Samantha Mason donates blood.

CES preschool students celebrate the Kentucky Derby

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated the Kentucky Derby.

 

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

 

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

Campbellsville Independent Schools to raise money for Relay for Life

 

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

 

The shirt features a large “C” on the front and an Eagle with the word “Eagles” written on the back.

 

Shirt-Front     Shirt-Back

CHS to host varsity basketball district tournaments

 

Campbellsville High School will host this year’s varsity basketball 20th district tournaments.

 

The girls’ tournament will be played on Tuesday, Feb. 20, with the championship game Friday, Feb. 23.

 

And the boys’ tournament will be played on Wednesday, Feb. 21, and Thursday, Feb. 22, with the championship game on Saturday, Feb. 24.

 

Basketball Tournaments

CES preschool students tour airport

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students play the bucket drums

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS to host after-school study session

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Jan. 19.

 

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

 

CMS Study Session

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES names Writers of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES names Teacher of the Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week soon with several special events.

 

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the country, and serves as a way for students to take a stand against illegal drugs.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

Red Ribbon Week

CHS student completes MTA certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Christian Berry has completed industry certification to be recognized as a Microsoft Technology Associate.

 

Christian Berry

CHS baseball team drops game to Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

In the third of a three-game series, CHS lost by a score of 2-15.

 

Overall, CHS won the series 2-1.

 

CHS freshman John Orberson, at left, and junior Ryan Kearney run to the dugout.

CHS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

In the second of a three-game series, CHS won by a score of 16-11.

 

And, with the win, the CHS team secured the series win.

 

CHS sophomore Noah Hughes pitches.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

Mary Russell     Jarred Mays

CHS student is career ready

 

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

 

Malea Lobb

CHS choir selling yard flags

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Choir Yard Flags

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

Training

CHS student participates in mayoral forum

 

Campbellsville High School junior Randy Harris participated in a mayoral forum hosted by Campbellsville University on Tuesday, May 1.

 

Harris was one of four panelists who asked questions during the debate.

 

CHS junior Randy Harris serves as one of four panelists at a Campbellsville mayoral forum hosted by Campbellsville University.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Tristin Faulkner, sophomore Shelby Smith, junior Elizabeth Sullivan and senior Jackson Hunt.

CES to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators are raising money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

On Halloween, students can pay $1 to wear their costumes to school.

 

All money collected will benefit cystic fibrosis research, in honor of the late Kelsi Brown, who battled the disease.

 

Cystic Fibrosis

CMS track members compete in Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School track team members competed in Green County recently, and brought home several medals.

 

On Monday, April 30, CMS students competed in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference meet.

 

The boys’ team finished in third place, and the girls’ team was fourth.

 

CMS track team members who medaled at the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference meet on Monday, April 30, are, from left, front, eighth-grader Rylee Petett and sixth-graders Thomas Lucas and Camilla Taylor. Back, eighth-grader Josh Lucas, seventh-grader Alysa Howard, sixth-grader Layla Steen, eighth-grader Abby Brisko and seventh-grader Levi Dicken.

CMS students try international foods

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently sampled foods from all around the world.

 

CMS students In Tiarra Cecil’s sixth-grade social studies classes hosted their annual Cultural Food Fair and brought food from nearly 20 countries for their classmates to try.

 

CMS sixth-graders Chloe Thompson, at left, and Gabby Bright present food commonly found in France.

CMS musicians learn Pep Band songs

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to play some new music.

 

In Zach Shelton’s band class, second-year students are preparing for next school year’s Pep Band season.

 

CMS sixth-grader Jesse King plays the drum set.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The fee to attend is $35.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CES students selling pizza to raise money for arts programs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

This year’s goal is to raise $1,300.

 

Little Casears

CMS students learn to play the steel drums

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to play the steel drums.

 

Campbellsville University music students Seth Hayes and Jordan Hines recently came to CMS to show students the drums they play with the Steel Appeal band.

 

CU music students Jordan Hines helps seventh-grader Konner Forbis learn to play the steel drums.

CES, CMS to host book fairs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Book Fair

CES students learn to square dance

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

In the first of a three-game series, CHS won by a score of 2-1.

 

CHS junior Ryan Kearney pitched for the Eagles, striking out 10 batters.

 

CHS junior Treyce Mattingly, at left, and senior Wyatt Houk celebrate a run.

CES students learn to play the recorder

 

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

 

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

 

CES fourth-grader Isaiah Jeffries plays the recorder.

CES students make their very own octopus

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS track team competes in Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School track team competed in the Green County Middle School Invite on Thursday, April 26, and brought home several medals.

 

Kitana Taylor, an eighth-grader, finished second in the 100-meter dash.

 

CMS track members who medaled at the Green County Middle School Invite on Thursday, April 26, are, from left, eighth-grader Kitana Taylor, seventh-grade Levi Dicken, eighth-grader Abby Brisko and sixth-grader Layla Steen.

CMS receives donation for eighth-grade celebration

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently received a donation to help pay for its eighth-grade celebration.

 

The Smile Center recently donated $100 toward the cost.

 

CMS eighth-graders will be honored in a special ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at 3 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Following the ceremony, from 5 to 8 p.m., students will celebrate at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley.

 

The Smile Center recently donated $100 toward the cost of Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade celebration, which will be Sunday, May 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley. Receiving the donation from Dr. Marlene Richardson is eighth-grader Blake Settle.

CHS boys’ tennis team defeats Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ tennis team recently defeated Caverna.

 

In singles, senior Jackson Hunt won by a score of 8-6.

 

Patrick Walker, a sophomore, also won his match, by scores of 6-2 and 6-3.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Blake Settle hits the ball.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CHS softball team takes on Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Washington County.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Olivia Fields looks to score.

CES students join ‘Leave Your Legacy Hall of Fame’

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team takes Eagle Walk through CES

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Important Message from Superintendent Kirby Smith

 

Please read this important message from Superintendent Kirby Smith.

 

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CHS tennis, track team members honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students play the bucket drums

 

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

 

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

 

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

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

John Eastridge reads to CES preschool students.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES names Writers of the Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn to play the drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play the drums.

 

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

 

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

CES students make ‘found object’ paintings

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students learn about protein synthesis

 

Campbellsville High School AP biology students are learning about protein synthesis.

 

Lauren Bennett’s students are learning about the protein synthesis process and how to identify its parts and their purposes.

 

CHS teacher Lauren Bennett talks to her students about the protein synthesis process.

CES students study rhyming words

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS to host FAFSA signup days

 

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

 

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

 

FAFSA

CHS honors top students

 

Campbellsville High School recently honored its top students.

 

CHS hosted its annual banquet on Sunday, April 22, 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.

 

CHS students honored at this year’s Top 10 percent banquet are, from left, front, sophomores Shelby Smith, Gracyne Hash and Zoe McAninch. Second row, sophomores Tristin Lopez, Emily Rodgers and Katelyn Miller. Third row, juniors Myles Murrell, Brandon Greer and Ian McAninch. Fourth row, juniors Elizabeth Sullivan, Reagan Knight and Jeremiah Jackson. Fifth row, seniors Kimberly Harden, Madison Dial and Bryce Richardson. Back, seniors Ryan Wiedewitsch, Alex Doss and Chanson Atkinson. Students who were unable to attend the banquet include sophomores Blake Allen and Conner Riley, junior Ryan Kearney and senior Samuel Kessler.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Zoie Sidebottom, senior Missy VanOrder, sophomore Jimmy Russell and junior Evan McAninch.

CHS prom tickets on sale

 

Campbellsville High School will host its junior and senior prom on Saturday, April 28, at the Taylor County Airport.

 

Tickets are on sale now.

 

Individual tickets are $25 and couple tickets cost $40.

 

CHS Prom

CIS hosts Chamber of Commerce luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ raffle

 

Campbellsville High School athletic department has begun its annual “12 Days of Christmas” raffle to raise money for its programs.

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

 

Tickets are $30 each, and will include two Pick 3 numbers, so each ticket comes with two chances each day to win the day’s cash prize.

 

Raffle

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

 

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

 

Performances will be June 8-10 at the CU theater.

 

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

 

CIS

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CHS tennis players win Heartland Conference championship

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams competed in the Heartland Conference tennis tournament recently, and the boys’ doubles team won the championship.

 

In the boys’ tournament, doubles partners and seniors Cody Davis and Cass Kidwell won three matches to take home the championship title.

 

CHS boys’ doubles team, senior Cass Kidwell, at left, and his classmate Cody Davis won three rounds to take home the Heartland Conference tennis tournament championship. They are pictured with their coach, Tyler Hardy.

CHS band members selling raffle tickets

 

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

 

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

 

First prize is $1,000 cash.

 

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

 

And third prize is a 55-inch television.

 

Raffle

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are seventh-grader Bryce Newton, eighth-grader Nate Arachi and sixth-grader Alexis Sharp.

CHS fishing team competes in region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School fishing team competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association region tournament on Saturday, April 21, at Green River Lake.

 

CHS seniors Bryce Richardson and Connor Wilson finished 27th, catching four fish, weighing 7 pounds and 14 ounces.

 

CHS freshman Jake Dicken holds his catch, as Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Chase Hord watches.

CES students study fractions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying fractions.

 

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

 

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

CIS marching ensemble selling t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Band

CHS baseball team wins All ‘A’ championship

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team won the fifth region All “A” Classic tournament championship on Sunday, April 22.

 

CHS defeated Bethlehem to win the title, by a score of 8-3.

 

Treyce Mattingly, a junior, led the Eagles with three hits and three RBIs.

 

CHS baseball team won the fifth region All “A” Classic tournament championship on Sunday, April 22, by defeating Bethlehem. From left, front, are juniors Lane Bottoms, Ryan Kearney and Treyce Mattingly, seniors Wyatt Houk and Ethan Lay, freshman Jastyn Shively, head coach Blake Milby and assistant coach Sarge Pollock. Back, assistant coaches Phil Gowdy, Zach Lewis and Lynn Kearney, sophomores Jimmy Russell and Brennon Wheeler, freshman John Orberson, sophomore Noah Hughes, freshman Tristin Faulkner, sophomore Blake Allen, freshman Arren Hash, sophomore Gavin Johnson and assistant Austin Hash.

CES makes changes to preschool calendar

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

Jayden Bridgewater     Nathaniel Mills    Michael Milburn

CMS to host ‘Derby Dash’ run/walk

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a “Derby Dash” 5K run/walk to raise money for the Beta Club’s trip to national competition.

 

The race will be Saturday, May 5, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

 

CMS Derby Dash

CHS student wins conservation writing award

 

Campbellsville High School junior Brandon Greer recently won an award for his entry in Taylor County Conservation District’s annual writing contest.

 

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

 

CHS junior Brandon Greer, center, won the Taylor County Conservation District writing contest for his school and received his $40 cash award from Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith, at left. Greer’s teacher Lindsay Williams won a $50 prize for classroom supplies.

CES students win conservation art awards

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS hires new facilities manager

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS soccer team to host summer camp

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Soccer Camp Flyer

CMS Beta Club selling key fobs

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Key Fobs

CHS baseball team defeats Fort Knox to advance to All ‘A’ championship

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated Fort Knox on Friday, April 20, to advance to the fifth region All “A” Classic tournament championship.

 

Final score was 18-4.

 

CHS junior Lane Bottoms led his team with four hits.

 

CHS freshman Arren Hash smiles as he warms up before the game.

CMS students study Romare Bearden

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying artist Romare Bearden.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are learning about collages.

 

CMS eighth-grader Gabby Skaggs makes her collage.

CMS students build cars

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned to build their own miniature cars.

 

In Jan Speer’s class, students are learning STEM skills to put together K’NEX Education models.

 

CMS sixth-graders Tashaun Hart, at left, and Kaden Bloyd build their cars.

CES art students create landscapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own landscapes.

 

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

 

CES fifth-grader Andrew Mardis outlines his landscape.

CES art students learn about texture

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS volleyball tryouts set for Dec. 1, 8

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CHS art honor society to sell Christmas ornaments

 

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

 

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

 

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

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CMS Beta Club hosts breakfast fundraiser

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club hosted a breakfast fundraiser recently, and raised about $1,800 to attend national convention.

 

The breakfast was Saturday, April 14, and the menu included country ham, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, jelly, coffee, milk, juice and water.

 

Donations are still being accepted to help club members attend national convention for the first time.

 

CMS Beta members, from left, eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith, seventh-grader Whitney Frashure, sixth-grader Layla Steen and eighth-grader Abby Brisko serve breakfast.

‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 10

 

The annual Campbellsville Independent Schools “Christmas Spectacular” concert will be Sunday, Dec. 10, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Music ensembles from Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools will perform, including the CHS show choir and ensemble, the CES third-grade choir and middle school choirs.

 

CMS and CHS concerts bands will also perform.

 

CIS Christmas Spectacular

CHS senior finishing high school at Gatton Academy

 

Campbellsville High School senior Samuel Kessler has had a busy school year.

 

Kessler is finishing his high school studies at Western Kentucky University’s Gatton Academy, and has been given several opportunities to participate in and present results from a research project conducted last summer.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Samuel Kessler has had a busy school year. Kessler is finishing his high school studies at Western Kentucky University’s Gatton Academy.

CHS track team wins seventh place

 

Campbellsville High School track teams won seventh place at the Green County All-Comers meet on Thursday, April 19.

 

CHS sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood finished the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes in first place.

 

Natalie Caldwell, a junior, finished second in the discus and fifth in shot put.

 

CHS track team wins seventh place

CHS track teams finish 18th at Clash of the Classes

 

Campbellsville High School track teams finished in 18th place at the Clash of the Classes in Bardstown on Saturday, April 14.

 

Twenty-three teams competed.

 

CHS sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood finished in eighth place out of 33 runners in the 100-meter dash.

 

Campbellsville High School track teams finished in 18th place at the Clash of the Classes in Bardstown on Saturday, April 14.

CHS track team finishes third at Heartland Conference

 

Campbellsville High School track team finished third at this year’s Heartland Conference meet.

 

The meet was at Green County High School on Thursday, April 12.

 

CHS sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood finished first in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dash.

 

CHS track team finished the Heartland Conference meet in third place. From left, front, are junior Natalie Caldwell, freshmen Jake Dicken and Reggie Thomas, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Gabby Skaggs and Abby Brisko, junior Ian McAninch and sophomore Mark Rigsby. Second row, sophomore Jasmine Coro, juniors Joe Pipes, Abbie Dicken and Christa Riggs, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Whitney Frashure and eighth-grader Kitana Taylor. Third row, juniors Evan McAninch and Daesean Vancleave, sophomores Haley Morris and Taliyah Hazelwood and juniors Tristan Johnson, Jackson Hinton and Charlie Pettigrew. Back, sophomore Mikael Vaught and junior Taj Sanders.

CMS baseball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

In the A game, CMS won by a score of 7-4.

 

And in the B game, CMS blanked Adair County by a score of 6-0.

 

CMS sixth-grader Kaden Bloyd, at left, and eighth-grader Peyton Dabney run to catch the ball.

CMS softball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

Though the players fought hard, CMS couldn’t get a win in the A or B games.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bri Gowdy and Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Miley Hash pitched for the Lady Eagles.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bri Gowdy pitches.

CHS boys’ tennis team defeats Central Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ tennis team recently defeated Central Hardin.

 

Final score was 4-1.

 

CHS sophomore Patrick Walker hits the ball.

CHS softball team defeats Thomas Nelson, Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Thomas Nelson.

 

Final score was 1-0, in eight innings.

 

The team also defeated Adair County, by a score of 10-3.

 

CHS freshman Abi Wiedewitsch looks to run to second.

CHS senior class selling Christmas ornaments

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team wins three-game series against Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently won a three-game series with Adair County.

 

CHS lost the first game, but came back to win the last two.

 

CHS will take on Bethlehem on Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m. at Fort Knox High School for the All “A” Classic tournament championship.

 

From left, CHS junior Ryan Kearney, freshman John Orberson and sophomore Blake Allen celebrate their win.

CHS soccer team raising money

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

CHS Soccer

CES students join ‘Leave Your Legacy Hall of Fame’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS student artwork to be displayed

 

Campbellsville middle and high school student artwork will be displayed at the Taylor County Public Library next month.

 

In honor of March being recognized as Youth Art Month, the library will host an exhibit of artwork made by CMS and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris’s students.

 

The exhibit will begin with an opening reception on Friday, March 2, from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

CMS CHS Art Exhibit

CES students learn about music

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Friday was Beach Day.

 

CES students dress for Beach Day.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES second-graders to perform musical

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES 2 Musical

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, March 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CES first-graders to perform musical

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES Musical

CES names Writers of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Thursday was 1980s Day.

 

And Friday is Beach Day.

 

CES students dress for 1980s Day.

CES students make pipe cleaner sculptures

 

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

 

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

 

Students used their pipe cleaners by twisting and bending them.

 

CES second-graders make their pipe cleaner sculptures.

CHS students recognized at Board meeting

 

Campbellsville High School senior students were honored at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

The students will graduate next month, and spoke about their experiences at the school.

 

CHS Principal David Petett recognized the students, and said he has served as their teacher and principal since they were third-graders.

 

“They’re honestly, truly, like children of mine, to be quite honest with you.”

 

CHS Principal David Petett recognizes four of his senior students, from left, Devonte Cubit, Caitlin Bright, Bryce Richardson and Kayla Young.

CHS sophomore to attend leadership institute

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Lauryn Agathen has been chosen to attend the Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute this summer.

 

Agathen was also selected as an alternate to attend the Rogers Scholars program during summer break.

 

ELI is a program to develop future business leaders and entrepreneurs.

 

Lauryn Agathen

CHS student to attend school for entrepreneurs

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Cole Kidwell will attend the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs this summer.

 

Kidwell, who is studying abroad in Denmark, was one of hundreds who applied to attend the prestigious program.

 

Cole Kidwell

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Wednesday was 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

Thursday is 1980s Day.

 

CES students dress for 1960s and 1970s Day.

CHS physics students learn about electricity

 

Campbellsville High School physics students are learning all about electricity.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s AP physics class, students are completing an experiment with a circuit board.

 

CHS seniors Jackson Hunt, at left, and Cass Kidwell work on their electricity lab exercise.

CHS students to attend GSP

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Jeremiah Jackson, Reagan Knight, Myles Murrell and Elizabeth Sullivan have been chosen to attend the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

 

CHS juniors Ryan Kearney and Treyce Mattingly have been named alternates.

 

The students will attend the GSP program for five weeks this summer.

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Jeremiah Jackson, Reagan Knight, Myles Murrell and Elizabeth Sullivan have been chosen to attend the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer. CHS juniors Ryan Kearney and Treyce Mattingly have been named alternates. From left, front, are Treyce Mattingly, Ryan Kearney and Myles Murrell. Back, Reagan Knight, Jeremiah Jackson and Elizabeth Sullivan.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Chanson Atkinson, freshman Jake Dicken, junior Hayley Stapleton and sophomore Lauryn Agathen.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sixth-grader Diego Noyola, seventh-grader Alysa Howard and eighth-grader Tezon Mitchell.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Tuesday was 1950s Day.

 

Wednesday is 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

CES students dress for 1950s Day.

CES students make an ocean in a bottle

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Monday was Country/Western Day.

 

CES students dress for Country/Western Day.

CES students make owl sculptures

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES exceptional education assistant receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

Callison received the classified Change Award.

 

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

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Michael “Spanky” Despain received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

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

 

Despain received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CMS teacher Michael “Spanky” Despain with the certified Change Award.

CES first-graders make ice cream

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to host Disney dinner and movie night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Disney Dinner and Movie Invitation

CES art students draw hot air balloons

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES fourth-grade students win reading competition

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS won by a score of 11-4.

 

Shallan Philpott, a sophomore, hit a home run for the Lady Eagles.

 

In the junior varsity game, CHS won by a score of 11-8.

 

CHS sophomore Shallan Philpott smiles as she rounds the bases after hitting a home run.

CMS, CHS choirs selling candles

 

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

 

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

 

CMS/CHS Candles

CHS tennis teams defeat Washington County, North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently defeated Washington County and North Hardin high schools.

 

The boys’ team defeated Washington County on Monday, April 9, by a score of 3-2.

 

CHS senior Cody Davis hits the ball to his teammate.

CHS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

The Lady Eagles fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Jade Wheeler dives for the ball.

CHS baseball team takes on Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Adair County recently.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS couldn’t get the win.

 

In the junior varsity game, CHS got the win.

 

CHS sophomore Blake Allen throws to first.

CHS softball team plays in All ‘A’ championship

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently competed in the fifth region All “A” Classic tournament, advancing to the championship game.

 

CHS defeated Bardstown last month to advance to the second round.

 

On Sunday, April 7, CHS defeated Fort Knox by a score of 16-0.

 

In the championship game, CHS fought hard but couldn’t beat Green County.

 

CHS softball assistant coach Zach Durham catches for pitcher Bri Hayes, a Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader.

CHS Y-Club members honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES to donate books to babies

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES names Writer of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about eagles

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES, CMS searching for AmeriCorps tutors

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Jobs

CES students make chicks

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students paint Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun painting Easter eggs.

 

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

CHS students tour UK

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a tour of the University of Kentucky.

 

The students learned about the academic programs available at the school, and took a tour of the campus.

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a tour of the University of Kentucky. From left are sophomore Ashalique Adams, freshmen Catlyn Clausen and Samantha Underwood, junior Amanda Dotson, sophomores Jasmine Coro and Danielle Shimek, juniors Jacob Mattingly and Merick Turner, freshman Jonathan Sparks and junior Seth Tindal.

CHS football team’s bass tournament to be rescheduled

 

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

 

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

 

A date will be announced when it becomes available.

 

Eagle Football

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

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CHS students score well on ACT exam

 

Campbellsville High School students scored well on the state ACT exam last month.

 

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CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Haley Lopez, sophomore Tristin Lopez, junior Treyce Mattingly and senior Caitlin Bright.

CES preschool students learn about x-rays

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS fishing team begins season

 

Campbellsville High School fishing team recently began its season.

 

CHS fishing team members are, from left, front, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Chase Hord and eighth-grader Dakota Harris. Back, freshman Jake Dicken and seniors Connor Wilson, Bryce Richardson, Devonte Cubit and Caleb Hughes. Absent from the photo is senior Tosye Cox.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are eighth-grader Logan Phillips, sixth-grader Mollie Bailey and seventh-grader Tyler Booth.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 26.

 

From left are eighth-grader Brae Washington, seventh-grader Haylee Allen and sixth-grader Conner Rinehart.

CHS baseball team defeats Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated Bardstown on Friday, April 6, to advance to the second round of the All “A” region tournament.

 

Final score was 6-1.

 

CHS will play in the second round of the tournament on Saturday, April 14, at Fort Knox High School.

 

CHS junior Ryan Kearney throws to first for an out.

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS science students make catapults

 

Campbellsville Middle School integrated science students are studying Newton’s laws of motion by making catapults.

 

Students in Amy Knifley’s classes were asked to make a catapult that would launch a marble.

 

CMS eighth-graders Jaylin Napier, at left, and Dalton Reynolds make their catapult.

CHS students honor female scientists

 

Campbellsville High School students recently developed a showcase to honor female scientists.

 

Campbellsville University education student T.J. Rahill led Lauren Bennett’s biology and integrated science students in celebrating Black History Month and Women’s Month.

 

CHS sophomore Sydney Wilson presents about scientist Rachel Carson.

CES students learn about leadership

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students draw family scenes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about realism.

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners learn rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning rhythm.

 

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

 

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

CES students have fun while learning

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

 

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

 

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

 

Leprechauns serve lunch to CES kindergarteners.

CHS students complete welding project

 

Campbellsville High School students recently completed a welding project.

 

CHS juniors Chloe Decker and Katelyn Walker recently learned to use a CNC plasma cutter.

 

CHS juniors Katelyn Walker, at left, and Chloe Decker made this metal sign with a CNC plasma cutter.

CMS student serves as legislative page

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Peyton Dabney recently learned about state legislature from some first-hand experience.

 

Dabney served as a legislative page in the House of Representatives.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Peyton Dabney recently served as a legislative page in the House of Representative.

CHS students complete welding project for baseball field

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Kelson Griffiths and junior Lane Bottoms recently completed a welding project for the school’s baseball field.

 

Griffiths and Bottoms attend classes at CHS and the Green County Area Technology Center.

 

As a project in their welding class, the two recently made dugout screens for the renovation at the CHS baseball field.

 

CHS junior Lane Bottoms, at left, and sophomore Kelson Griffiths made these dugout screens in their welding class for the school’s baseball field renovation project.

CHS student completes welding project

 

Campbellsville High School junior Chloe Decker recently completed a welding project at the Green County Area Technology Center.

 

Decker attends classes at CHS and the ATC.

 

As a project in her welding class, Decker sketched a spider and then made it out of metal.

 

CHS junior Chloe Decker made this spider as a project in her welding class.

CES students make truffula trees

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn rhythm

 

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

 

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

 

CES first-grader Addison Perkins plays a rhythm.

CES students paint pottery

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently painted their pottery creations.

 

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

 

CES fifth-grader Austin Gabbert paints his pottery.

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

For several weeks, CMS hosted K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon.

 

At a recent session, students competed in an Escape room competition to see who could solve a series of puzzles first, enjoyed pizza and trail mix snacks, competed in math games and enjoyed cotton candy.

 

CMS eighth-grader teacher Melisa Morris helps her students as they compete in the Escape room challenge.

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

For several weeks, CMS hosted K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon.

 

At a recent session, students enjoyed s’mores, played quiz games and competed in obstacle course games.

 

CMS sixth-grade teachers Andrea Sanders, at left, and LeeAnn Grider demonstrate how to compete in the obstacle course games.

CHS baseball team to host annual lead-off dinner and auction

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team will host its 12th annual lead-off dinner and auction on Saturday, March 3, at the CHS gym.

 

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

 

 

Baseball

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

For several weeks, CMS hosted K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon.

 

At a recent session, students enjoyed ice cream sundaes, played flashcard games, competed in quiz games, built lemonade stands and enjoyed cotton candy.

 

CMS sixth-graders Conner Rinehart, at left, and Kayden Birdwell build a lemonade stand.

CMS science students make egg droppers

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently designed their own egg dropper containers.

 

In Amy Knifley’s classes, students studied the concepts of Newton’s Laws of Motion, momentum, gravity and force.

 

To apply the concepts, Knifley asked her students to build egg dropper containers to see if they could safely drop an egg from several feet.

 

CMS eighth-grader Brandon Castellano builds his egg dropper.

CHS student cast in CU play

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners learn math, vocabulary

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about sharing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned the importance of sharing.

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about quilt making

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about making quilts.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES preschool students make butterflies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made their own butterflies.

 

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

 

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

CHS show choir to present ‘Evolution of Music’

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir will present its spring concert on Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21.

 

The concert is entitled “Evolution of Music,” and will include performances of classic songs made popular as music evolved over the past few decades.

 

Performances will begin at 7 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

They are free and open to the public.

 

CHS Show Choir

CMS students enjoy Sharpen the Saw Day

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently enjoyed a Sharpen the Saw Day.

 

Students were given free time to play dodgeball, enjoy gym time, play games and spend time socializing while using their electronic devices.

 

CMS seventh-graders laugh as Keondre’ Weathers declares “Uno.”

CMS students get a dose of reality

 

Some ended the day broke, while others paid their bills and had money to spare.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade students recently got a dose of what being an adult is like during Reality Town.

 

Reality Town allows students to see first-hand what it might cost to live after they graduate and are living on their own.

 

CMS eighth-graders, from left, AunDaya Coleman, Destiny Agee and Sumara Berry visit the lifestyle booth.

CHS band members selling mums

 

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

 

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

 

The mums are in 6-inch pots.

 

Mums

CES hosts student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students have Easter fun

 

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

 

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

 

CES preschool students say hello to the Easter bunny.

CHS student begins service project

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS students win top awards at state STLP competition

 

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

 

The competition was Thursday, March 29, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

 

CHS seniors Austin Fitzgerald and Christian Berry won second place in the NKU Mobile App Design contest.

 

Hayley Stapleton and Elizabeth Sullivan, juniors, won second place in the Podcasting - Telling Your Story competition.

 

And sophomore Zoe McAninch served on the State Social Media team.

 

Campbellsville High School students brought home several top awards at the state STLP competition on Thursday, March 29. From left, front, are sophomore Conner Riley, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader Thomas Lucas, junior Ben Arachi, sophomore Zoe McAninch, freshman Zachary Shaw, senior Christian Berry, sixth-grader Nathan McFarland and sophomore Grant Rinehart. Back, junior Celeste Hassman, sophomore Tristin Lopez, sixth-grader Dalton Morris, seventh-grader Ezekiel Bell, sophomore David Silva, junior Brandon Greer, freshman Colin Harris, sixth-grader Jacob Releford, juniors Hayley Stapleton and Elizabeth Sullivan, senior Austin Fitzgerald and juniors Annie Lee and Randy Harris.

CHS baseball team takes on Danville

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently took on Danville.

 

Ethan Lay, a senior, and freshman John Orberson hit singles for the Eagles.

 

CHS freshmen Arren Hash and Tristin Faulkner and senior Wyatt Houk pitched for the Eagles.

 

CHS freshman Arren Hash pitches.

CHS softball team defeats Danville

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Danville.

 

Final score was 8-3.

 

CHS scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to secure the win.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Jade Wheeler throws the ball.

CHS boys’ tennis team defeats Bethlehem

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ tennis teams recently took on Bethlehem and Taylor County.

 

The boys’ team defeated Bethlehem.

 

CHS senior Cody Davis hits the ball.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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CHS track teams win at first meets of the season

 

Campbellsville High School track teams performed well at the first two meets of the season.

 

At Green County High School on Thursday, March 15, the girls’ team finished in fifth place and the boys’ team was 10th.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Kitana Taylor runs.

CES students play math games

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students show love through artwork

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS choir to present ‘Soul Train’

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir will present its spring concert on Sunday, April 29.

 

The concert is entitled “Soul Train” and will include performances of songs made popular in the 1970s.

 

The performance will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

It is free and open to the public.

 

CMS Choir Concert

CHS students learn about pollution

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about pollution in their environmental science class.

 

In their AP class, Mary Jo Hazel’s students are studying the causes of pollution and performed an experiment to test the quality of the water and air.

 

CHS sophomore Zaria Cowan strikes a match and places it inside a jar to test pH level.

CMS students learn about teamwork

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about teamwork.

 

In their physical education class, Campbellsville University student Lindsey Prozanski recently led a series of classes to teach students about working together.

 

CMS eighth-graders Devin Roberts, at left, and Waylon Franklin complete the obstacle course.

CMS concert band students perform

 

Campbellsville Middle School concert band students recently performed.

 

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

 

The band performed on Wednesday, March 28, at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

CMS sixth-grader Nathan McFarland plays percussion as the concert band practices for KMEA assessment.

CES choir members have fun in sing-along

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students take spring school photos

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently smiled for the camera.

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Levi Dye takes a new school photo.

CHS students attend ‘A Day in the Visual Arts’ event

 

Campbellsville High School National Art Honor Society students attended “A Day in the Visual Arts” on Monday, March 26, at Campbellsville University.

 

Students toured the university’s art facilities, the Pence-Chowning Art Gallery and the Turner Log Cabin.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society students attending “A Day in the Visual Arts” at Campbellsville University are, from left, front, freshman Jasmine Mitchell, juniors Christina Phipps, Ruby Hatfield and Chloe Decker, freshman Haley Lopez and junior Celeste Hassman. Back, freshmen Noah Mardis and Sierra Releford, junior Annie Lee, sophomore Shallan Philpott, junior Jay Tucker, senior Hye Su Cho, sophomores Tahler Franklin and Aleah Knifley and teacher Jo Ann Harris.

CHS soccer team selling t-shirts, sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Soccer

CES students win ribbons at talk meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES hosts literacy night

 

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

 

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

 

The activities revolved around recycling and reusing items.

 

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

CES to form PTA group

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES PTA

CHS seniors preparing for graduation

 

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

 

Baccalaureate will be Sunday, May 20, at 1 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Class night is set for Tuesday, May 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the CHS gym.

 

And graduation will be Saturday, May 26, at 11 a.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Senior Events

CHS student advances to national FCCLA competition

 

Campbellsville High School junior Caleigh Bright has advanced to a national competition.

 

Bright received second place in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America state STAR events competition.

 

Caleigh Bright

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 26.

 

From left are senior Wyatt Houk, junior Lane Bottoms, sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood and freshman John Orberson.

CES registration packets available online

 

Campbellsville Elementary School registration packets are now available online.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

School Registration

CHS students win awards at KUNA

 

Campbellsville High School students recently attended KUNA, and brought home several awards.

 

CHS Y-Club members, accompanied by sponsor Susan Dabney, attended the Kentucky United Nations Assembly event on March 22-24 at the Galt House in Louisville.

 

Overall, CHS students attending received a Delegation of Excellence award.

 

CHS students pose for a photo in front of their Egypt display. From left are seniors Ryan Wiedewitsch and Alex Doss, sophomore Ben Arachi and seniors Bryce Richardson and Cass Kidwell.

CHS golf players honored

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf players were recently honored for their hard work and success this season.

 

Players were honored at a banquet and enjoyed spending time together as a team.

 

Senior players Connor Wilson and Alex Doss were recognized for their dedication to their team.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf players were recently honored for their hard work and success this season. From left are freshman Kameron Smith, sophomore Patrick Walker, coach Cassidy Decker, freshman Colin Harris, juniors Myles Murrell and Layton Hord, senior Alex Doss, junior Casey Hardin and senior Connor Wilson.

CHS girls’ basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball players were recently honored at a banquet for their hard work and dedication this season.

 

CHS seniors Kayla Young, Vonnea Smith, Nena Barnett and Kiyah Barnett received the varsity coaches award, and were thanked for their time with the team.

 

CHS girls’ basketball players were recently honored for their dedication and hard work this historic season. From left, front, are eighth-grader Rylee Petett, freshmen Kenzi Forbis and Abi Wiedewitsch, sophomore Bailey Thompson, eighth-graders Lainey Watson, Bri Gowdy and Kaylyn Smith, juniors Dee Simpson and Malaya Hoskins and assistant coach Debbie Gowdy-Smith. Back, seventh-grader Bri Hayes, head coach Anthony Epps, sophomore Siera Owens, junior Kalisha Murphy, seniors Nena Barnett, Vonnea Smith and Kayla Young, sophomore Katelyn Miller, freshman Catlyn Clausen and assistant coach Katie Wilkerson. Absent from the photo are seventh-grader Antaya Epps, sophomore Isis Coleman and senior Kiyah Barnett.

CHS softball team defeats Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Bardstown in the first round of the fifth region All “A” Classic tournament.

 

Final score was 5-4.

 

CHS senior Caitlin Bright scores the winning run.

CHS baseball team takes on Greenwood

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently took on Greenwood High School in a scrimmage to start the season.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Blake Allen dives back to first base.

CHS softball team defeats Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Nelson County in a scrimmage to start the season.

 

Final score was 16-7.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Bri Hayes pitches.

CHS boys’ tennis team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ tennis team recently defeated John Hardin.

 

CHS senior Jackson Hunt, sophomore Patrick Walker and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Blake Settle won their singles matches.

 

And seniors Cass Kidwell and Cody Davis won their doubles match.

 

CHS senior Jackson Hunt gets ready for the serve.

CES choir to present ‘Jukebox Time Machine’

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CHS tennis team begins season

 

Campbellsville High School tennis team recently began its season with a scrimmage against Taylor County.

 

This year’s tennis teams include nine players.

 

Girls’ players are seniors Sara Farmer and Kimberly Harden and sophomores Samantha Johnson and Victoria Cox.

 

Boys’ team players include eighth-grader Blake Settle, sophomore Patrick Walker and seniors Cody Davis, Cass Kidwell and Jackson Hunt.

 

CHS girls’ tennis team includes, from left, seniors Sara Farmer and Kimberly Harden, coach Bradley Harris and sophomores Victoria Cox and Samantha Johnson.     CHS boys’ tennis team includes, from left, eighth-grader Blake Settle, sophomore Patrick Walker, coach Tyler Hardy and seniors Cody Davis, Cass Kidwell and Jackson Hunt.

CHS baseball team hosts lead-off dinner and auction

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently hosted its annual lead-off dinner and auction to raise money for the season.

 

A chicken tender dinner was served, and many local businesses donated items for the auction.

 

In all, the team raised about $6,500.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergartener Landry Brown tries on an Eagles hat.

CHS students have fun during Sharpen the Saw day

 

Campbellsville High School students recently had fun during a Sharpen the Saw day.

 

Students were treated to the day as a reward for their hard work this school year.

 

CHS junior Nick Cowan, at left, and sophomore Kris Releford learn to record music with instructional assistant David Williams. At right, freshman Tierra Bridgewater listens to the song she just recorded.

CES hosts head start students

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS concert band students prepare for KMEA assessment

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students are preparing for an upcoming performance.

 

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

 

The band will perform on Monday, March 26, at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

From left, seniors Christian Berry and Austin Fitzgerald and junior Leslie McKenzie play clarinet during a rehearsal for KMEA concert band assessment.

CMS, CHS academic team members honored

 

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

 

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

 

CMS academic team coach Steven Gumm recognizes his students.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

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

CES names Writer of the Week

 

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

 

Second-grader Sawyer Lange received the award.

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

Dan Durham reads to CES first-graders.

CES students learn in reading groups

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students make stir fry

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make stir fry.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, recently came to CHS to talk to students.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes, Freeman taught students to make their own chicken stir fry.

 

CHS freshman Emily Kerns cuts carrots.

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Brooke Tucker, freshman Jonathan Foster, sophomore Mark Rigsby and senior Nena Barnett.

CES student wins essay contest

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES Wings Express director thanks community partner

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Clark Kidwell recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Clark Kidwell

CHS FCA group begins #14-3plus2 initiative

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS FCA

CES honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its academic achievers for March.

 

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

 

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

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

Pictured are sixth-grader Angel Walker and seventh-grader Cameron Mahan. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Hayley Wethington.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Patrick Walker recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Patrick Walker

CHS soccer players honored

 

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

 

The team finished its season as All “A” fifth region champions.

 

The win is the first in the team’s history.

 

CHS soccer players were honored at a banquet recently for their success this season. From left, front, are seniors Logan Cole, Cass Kidwell, Jackson Hunt, Bryce Richardson, Cody Davis, Christian Berry and Ethan Lay. Back, head coach Bradley Harris, assistant Matthew Schmuck, freshman Clark Kidwell, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Peyton Dabney, junior Brody Weeks, freshman Jastyn Shively, sophomores Brennon Wheeler David Silva, freshman Tristin Faulkner, eighth-grader Grant Lawson and assistant Malique Spaulding. Absent from the photo are freshman Blase Wheatley, sophomore Mikael Vaught and junior Daniel Johnson.

CIS makes calendar changes

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS to host free ACT workshops

 

Campbellsville High School will once again offer free ACT workshops for its students.

 

Workshops will be offered from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. on Fridays leading up to the state ACT testing day, which is Tuesday, March 20.

 

The workshops are free, and will be offered in the math, science and English/reading subject areas.

 

 

ACT

CHS assistant principal receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

Kearney received the certified Change Award.

 

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

CIS bus monitor, cafeteria worker receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

Gaines received the classified Change Award.

 

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

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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

 

Honor Roll

CHS swim teams finish 14th, 16th

 

Campbellsville High School swim teams recently competed in Shelby County and in Region Three competition in Elizabethtown.

 

The girls’ and boys’ teams finished in 16th place recently in Shelby County.

 

Combined, CHS finished in 20th place.

 

At region competition, the girls’ team finished in 14th place and the boys’ team was 13th. Combined, the CHS team finished 14th.

 

This year’s CHS swim team is, from left, sophomores Aleah Knifley, Emily Rodgers and Gracyne Hash, senior Bryce Richardson, sophomores Gavin Johnson and Isabella Osborne, senior Alex Doss holding Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader Caleb Holt, junior Brandon Greer and sixth-grader Mollie Bailey. Absent from the photo is junior Natalie Caldwell.

CES hosts luncheon for law enforcement officers

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students enjoy drawing

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Kennon Dotson draws.

CHS swim team competes in Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School swim team recently competed in Elizabethtown.

 

The team combined with other schools to swim as the Heartland All Stars and compete against Elizabethtown High School.

 

CHS junior Natalie Caldwell competes.

CHS swim teams finish fifth, 10th

 

Campbellsville High School swim teams recently competed in Elizabethtown.

 

The boys’ team finished in fifth place, and the girls’ team was 10th.

 

CHS sophomore Gavin Johnson competes.

Donations needed for CMS outdoor classroom project

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

CES kindergarteners enjoy library time

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES fifth-graders play the bucket drums

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students honor CMS, CHS athletes

 

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

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES names Writers of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Honor Roll

CMS, CHS students attend journalism workshop

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students attended the Kentucky High School Journalism Association workshop on Thursday, March 15.

 

Campbellsville University’s Department of Mass Communication sponsors the event, which takes place on the CU campus.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students attending the Kentucky High School Journalism Association workshop are, from left, front, eighth-grader Myricle Gholston and Gracyne Hash. Second row, eighth-grader Karley Morris and sophomore Zoe McAninch. Back, eighth-grader Blake Settle, senior Austin Fitzgerald and freshman Taylor Knight.

CMS band students participate in WKU honors band

 

Campbellsville Middle School band members were recently chosen to participate in a statewide honors band clinic.

 

Five students were chosen to participate in the Western Kentucky University Middle School Honors Band Clinic, hosted on Friday, March 9, in Bowling Green.

 

CMS students chosen to participate in the Western Kentucky University Middle School Honors Band Clinic are, from left, seventh-graders Kadence Houk and Tyler Booth, eighth-grader Jayden Murphy and sixth-graders Caleb Holt and Zachary Akin.

CES parents encouraged to register for new pickup system

 

Campbellsville Elementary School has begun using its new parent pickup system, and parents are asked to be sure they register to use it.

 

CES is using the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

The program is an application that can be downloaded onto a smartphone. The app is compatible with Windows, iOS and Android phones.

 

 

CES

CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted student-led conferences on Tuesday, March 13.

 

About 20 students attended with their parents.

 

CMS sixth-grade teacher Andrea Gribbins talks to student Luke McDonald and his mother Stephanie.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Devonte Cubit, freshman Chloe Cox and sophomore Kaleigh Hunt. Absent from the photo is junior Casey Hardin.

CHS students talk about school safety

 

Campbellsville High School students are talking about school safety.

 

On Wednesday, March 14, students gathered together to hear about what CHS staff members are doing to help them stay safe.

 

CHS Principal David Petett spoke to students about some rules that have been implemented recently.

 

CHS Principal David Petett talks to his students about the procedures put in place to keep them safe.

CMS FCA group hosts prayer circle

 

Nearly 75 students and teachers gathered to pray for each other, our state and our nation.

 

Campbellsville Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members hosted a prayer circle on Wednesday, March 14.

 

Students hosted the circle for 17 minutes, a minute for each of those who died in a Florida school shooting last month.

 

From left, Lynn Kearney, co-sponsor of the Campbellsville High School FCA group and a substitute teacher at CMS, CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch, seventh-grader Chase Hord and sixth-grader Angelica Seng pray together.

CMS softball team soliciting sponsorships

 

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

 

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

 

Sponsors will also be announced at games.

 

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

 

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CHS biology students make 3D models

 

Campbellsville High School students are making three-dimensional models in their biology classes.

 

Lauren Bennett’s students are studying the cell membrane, and learning to identify the parts and their functions.

 

CHS freshman Alex Howard makes his 3D cell membrane model.

CES preschool students learn about playing fairly

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS art students learn to draw motion

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying how to draw motion.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are discussing techniques artists use when they want their work to appear as if the subject is moving.

 

CMS eighth-grader Gabby Skaggs paints an outdoor scene depicting motion.

CES students write about leprechauns

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their writing skills.

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Zachary Shaw recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Zachary Shaw

CES first-graders make necklaces

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS teacher honored in Frankfort with Teacher Achievement Award

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Ben Davis was honored recently in Frankfort with an award recognizing his contributions in the classroom.

 

Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline recently honored 24 teachers with 2018 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

 

Davis, who has taught English at CHS for about seven years, is among the list of 24 award winners.

 

As such, Davis and the other 23 teachers qualified to compete for the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, which were announced during a special ceremony in Frankfort on Tuesday, May 16.

 

CHS teacher Ben Davis receives his Teacher Achievement Award and is pictured with Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton, at left, and CHS Principal Kirby Smith.

CES kindergarteners learn about Abraham Lincoln

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS art students study Monet

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying Monet, and making their own watercolor artwork inspired by his style.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are learning about impressionism.

 

CMS eighth-grader Nate Arachi, at left, and Ethan Cox cut out their lily pads to glue on their paintings.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are seventh-grader Whitney Frashure, sixth-grader Johnathon Foster and eighth-grader Olivia Fields.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Zoe Quackenbush recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Zoe Quackenbush

CHS baseball team is 20th District tournament runners-up

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team is this year’s 20th District tournament runners-up.

 

CHS took on Taylor County in the first round of the tournament on Friday, May 26, at Adair County High School and won the game by one run.

 

Final score was 8-7.

 

CHS senior Jared Brewster picks up Treyce Mattingly, a sophomore, after Mattingly hit a three-run homerun. Also pictured are sophomore Ryan Kearney, at left, and freshman Blake Allen, second from right, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash.

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are having fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

CMS is hosting K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon, leading up to testing in May.

 

At a recent session, students studied science while making slime, practiced math problems, answered questions after reading a story, competed in a trivia game and tested race cars to calculate speed.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis works with eighth-graders Destiny Agee, at left, and Brae Washington as they compete in a trivia game.

CES students get some exercise at Wings Express

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS volleyball team is CKMSAC tournament champions

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team defeated Hart County to win the CKMSAC tournament championship.

 

Seventh-graders are this year’s tournament runners-up.

 

CMS eighth-grade volleyball team recently defeated Hart County to win the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship. From left, front, are sixth-graders Chloe Thompson, Ava Hughes and Ellington Gowin and Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Miley Hash. Second row, fifth-grader Anna Floyd, eighth-graders Sarah Adkins, Kaylyn Smith, Tayler Thompson and Lainey Watson, seventh-grader Antaya Epps and eighth-grader Myricle Gholston. Back, eighth-grader Rylee Petett, seventh-grader BreAnna Humphress, eighth-graders Alexis Thomas, AunDaya Coleman, Bri Gowdy, Isabella Vannice and Christina Miller and coach Shajuana Ditto.     CMS seventh-grade volleyball team is Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament runners-up. From left, front, are seventh-graders BreAnna Humphress and Antaya Epps. Back, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders Anna Floyd and Miley Hash and sixth-graders Ellington Gowin, Chloe Thompson and Ava Hughes.

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are having fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

CMS is hosting K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon, leading up to testing in May.

 

At a recent session, students played a math flashcard game, learned about measurements when making sundaes and waffles, competed in a trivia game and much more.

 

CMS math teacher Bradley Harris helps seventh-graders Deondre’ Weathers, at left, and Alexis Byers as they play a math flashcard game.

CHS seniors have fun at project graduation

 

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

 

At project graduation, graduates played games, won prizes and ate together.

 

CHS senior Alexis Shears tries to get a cookie from her forehead into her mouth.     CHS senior Logan Brown dances while under hypnosis.

CHS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned about pottery.

 

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

 

Thinking about what they learned, students used clay to shape objects such as animals and pots.

 

CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris helps Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Rylee Petett as she uses the potter’s wheel for the first time.

CES students make slime at Wings Express

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES first-graders have fun at ice cream parties

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was ice cream.

 

CES first-grade students enjoy their ice cream sundaes.

CES students enjoy library time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students enjoy spending time in the library each week.

 

Students routinely visit the library to spend time reading, playing games, color and socialize with one another.

 

In the 2016-2017 school year, the library received an upgrade, featuring new carpet, chairs and other fixtures.

 

CES second-grader Kadin Coppage reads.

CES students make Valentine boxes at Wings Express

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES first-graders have fun at popcorn parties

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was popcorn.

 

CES first-grade teacher Luci Shofner gives Joseph Boudreaux some popcorn.

CMS band students practice music

 

Campbellsville Middle School band students are learning to play musical instruments.

 

In Zach Shelton’s class, students have chosen instruments to practice and recently played a song together to hear their progress.

 

CMS seventh-grader Dalton Reardon plays trumpet.

CIS students to observe solar eclipse

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will observe Kentucky’s darkest day on Monday, Aug. 21.

 

A solar eclipse will put the area in the dark that afternoon, and all CIS students will be given the opportunity to view the historic event.

 

Teachers and staff members have discussed solar eclipses in the classrooms, including how to view the event safely.

 

This year’s total eclipse will be the first seen in Kentucky since 1869, and all parts of the Commonwealth will see at least 90 percent of the sun obscured by the moon.

 

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CES students make crafts at Wings Express

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students color summer scenes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun in art class thinking about what they will do this summer.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students were asked to color a summer scene by using a code that told them what colors to use.

 

When finished, students had colored a beach with a palm tree.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Dyra Welch, Aliyah Litsey, Leah Covey and Keagan Shearer hold their beach drawings.

CES art students make clay turtles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay animals.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, first-graders recently made turtles out of clay.

 

Students took their clay and learned to shape it to look like a turtle.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Murphy paints her turtle.

CMS students balance chemical equations

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to balance chemical equations.

 

In Steven Gumm’s seventh-grade science classes, students are learning how to analyze chemical equations.

 

CMS seventh-graders Christopher Clark, at left, and Bryce Newton balance a chemical equation using blocks.

CES students make their own spider webs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently read “Charlotte’s Web” and then made their own spider webs.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class read the classic book, written by E.B. White.

 

Greer read the chapter book to the students and discussed the story with them to help the students prepare for second-grade reading.

 

CES first-grader Nadia Taylor draws Charlotte on her spider web.

CES first-graders play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun playing math games together.

 

In Hailey Ogle’s class, students spend time each day rotating to various math centers.

 

At the centers, students play math card games, flash cards and Dominos counting games. They also use dice to practice addition and count by measuring items.

 

CES first-grader London Whitlow counts to solve a math word problem.

CMS volleyball teams defeat Green, Metcalfe counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently defeated Green and Metcalfe counties.

 

CMS hosted Green and Metcalfe counties in the second round of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

Seventh-graders defeated Green County by a score of 2-1.

 

And eighth-graders beat Metcalfe County by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith jumps to block a shot.

CES kindergarteners learn about strawberries

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about strawberries.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students have been talking about summer break.

 

Students discussed what they will do this summer, and then learned about some healthy snacks they might eat this summer.

 

CES kindergartener Karter Young wears his strawberry glasses.

CHS students make fruit arrangements

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make fruit arrangements.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, recently came to CHS to talk to students.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes, Freeman taught students about fruit.

 

Fruits are healthy to eat, she said, and can be very aesthetically pleasing on a plate.

 

From left, CHS juniors Kiyah Barnett and Vonnea Smith, senior Kayla Atkinson and sophomore Joe Pipes make a fruit arrangement.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently took on John Hardin in the semi-final round of the 5th region tournament.

 

The CHS team is this year’s 20th District tournament runners-up, advancing to the 5th region tournament for the first time since 2010.

 

CHS defeated Bardstown in the first round by a score of 57-55 to advance to the semi-finals.

 

The team fought hard against John Hardin, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS junior Taj Sanders looks for a teammate.

CHS baseball coach honored

 

Campbellsville High School head baseball coach Kirby Smith was recently honored for his leadership and dedication to his team.

 

Smith, who is also CHS principal, just completed his 11th season as head baseball coach. He will become superintendent at Campbellsville Independent Schools on July 1.

 

Before the CHS vs. Washington County game on Thursday, May 18, many of Smith’s former players gathered on the field to surprise him.

 

“Tonight, we would like to honor a leader who has shaped the lives of countless young men."

 

CHS head baseball coach Kirby Smith hugs his former players who surprised him by attending a ceremony honoring him for completing his 11th season leading the Eagles.

CHS softball senior named to fifth region coaches’ team

 

Campbellsville High School senior softball player Brenna Wethington has been named to the coaches’ all fifth region season team.

 

The team will be recognized at a banquet and play the eighth region team later this month.

 

Wethington graduated from CHS on Saturday, May 20, and was the starting third baseman for her team.

 

The region team consists of 15 players from schools in the fifth region who are voted onto the team by fifth region coaches.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington was named to this year’s coaches’ all fifth region season team. She was the starting third baseman for the CHS team this season.

CMS volleyball teams defeat Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently defeated Casey County.

 

CMS hosted Casey County in the first round of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

CMS sixth-grader Ava Hughes hits the ball over the net.

CIS teachers honored at Campbellsville University

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 20.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff was honored, as were Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade teacher Robbilyn Speer and Campbellsville High School teacher Tyler Hardy.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 20. From left are CU Vice President for Academic Affairs Donna Hedgepath, CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff, CMS eighth-grade teacher Robbilyn Speer, CHS teacher Tyler Hardy, CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes, CES Principal Ricky Hunt and Dr. Beverly Ennis, dean of the CU School of Education.

CHS students have fun bowling

 

Campbellsville High School students recently had a fun day of bowling.

 

CHS exceptional education students in Juanita Young’s class recently spent a day at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley.

 

The students hosted a potluck luncheon at CHS to raise money for their trip.

 

CHS exceptional education students recently had a day of fun at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley. Pictured are, from left, front, freshman Megan Owens and sophomores Brooke Tucker and Chris Moran. Back, seniors Robert Tungate and Michael Porter and sophomore Travis Nash.

CMS volleyball team blanks Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

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

 

And eighth-graders were victorious by a score of 2-1.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bri Gowdy hits the ball.

CMS students take on teachers in basketball game

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently took on their teachers in a basketball game.

 

Despite battling to the buzzer, and keeping the game very close, the teachers were victorious.

 

Final score was 46-43.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson guards Campbellsville High School instructional assistant Joseph Taylor.

CES kindergarteners make Mother’s Day flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made a special gift for their mothers.

 

To celebrate Mother’s Day, students wanted to make a gift to take home.

 

Students made flowers by first using paint to make handprints on a piece of construction paper. Then, the students added a stem, leaves and flower pot.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Greyson Trulock, Jewell Brewster and Zain Mullins hold their Mother’s Day flowers.

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently defeated Bardstown in the first round of the 5th region tournament.

 

The CHS team is this year’s 20th District tournament runners-up, advancing to the 5th region tournament for the first time since 2010.

 

Final score of the Bardstown game was 57-55.

 

CHS senior Connor Wilson cheers as his team wins the game.

CHS baseball team battles Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently battled Washington County.

 

Final score was 1-20, with Washington County getting the win.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders John Orberson and Tristin Faulkner and CHS sophomore Jackson Hinton, who drove in the lone Eagle run, had singles for their team.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash dives for the ball.

CMS students design Derby silks

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned all about the Kentucky Derby.

 

As part of their study about Derby traditions, students learned about jockeys and the silks they wear when racing.

 

In Kaye Agathen’s class, students designed their own silks and then made Derby jockeys out of construction paper.

 

CMS fourth-grader Deason Smith makes his jockey.

CES first-graders make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are making pinch pots.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team takes on LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on LaRue County recently.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS lost by a score of 0-10.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitched for the Eagles. And Wyatt Houk, a junior, had the lone hit for the CHS team.

 

CHS freshman Gavin Johnson eyes the runner on first.

CMS fifth-graders tour CU

 

Campbellsville Middle School fifth-graders recently spent a day at Campbellsville University.

 

Students were taken on a tour of the campus and learned about the many academic, athletic and other programs available at the university.

 

Masi Wilson, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May 2015 and now attends CU, led one of the tours.

 

Masi Wilson, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May 2015 and now attends Campbellsville University, talks to CMS fifth-graders about being a college student.

CES Wings Express program begins Aug. 28

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will begin its afterschool Wings Express program on Monday, Aug. 28.

 

The program, which is for students in kindergarten through third grade, is free to those who apply and are accepted.

 

Applications to attend Wings Express were sent home with students this week and should be returned as soon as possible.

 

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CES preschool students make wacky sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made some wacky sculptures.

 

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

 

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

 

CES preschool student Bentley Cox builds his wacky sculpture.

CHS baseball team takes on Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Elizabethtown recently.

 

Final score was 3-5, with the Panthers coming out on top.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitched for the Eagles and struck out eight. Wyatt Houk, a junior, pitched for the Eagles in relief.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney is hit by a pitch.

CES first-graders have fun at cookout

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun at a cookout.

 

Teachers hosted the cookout to celebrate the end of the 2016-2017 school year and the hard work their students completed this year.

 

Students enjoyed playing games together, such as jump rope, hula hoop, bubbles, tag, catch and more.

 

CES first-grader Bryson Gabehart jumps to shoot a basketball in a hula hoop.

CES preschool students have fun painting

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS fourth-graders tour state capitol

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders experienced Kentucky’s legislature up close and personal recently.

 

On Tuesday, May 16, the students traveled to Frankfort to tour the state capitol building and the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

 

Students enjoyed seeing the exhibits at the Kentucky history museum and seeing where history is made at the capitol.

 

Capitol tour guide Annie Denny showed students the House of Representatives and Senate chambers as well as meetings room and historical offices.

 

CMS fourth-graders in Garnetta Murrell’s and Kaye Agathen’s classes pose for a photo on the state capitol steps.     CMS fourth-graders in Samantha Coomer’s and Maranda Wright’s classes pose for a photo on the state capitol steps.

CHS students encouraged to honor God at baccalaureate service

 

Campbellsville High School seniors heard a message about honoring God at this year’s baccalaureate service on Wednesday, May 17.

 

CHS senior Noah Wagers introduced his father, Steve, who was the speaker for the special event.

 

Steve Wagers is pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

 

He said it’s a joy and honor to have been asked to speak to CHS graduates.

 

“Exciting times for you young people,” he said.

 

From left, CHS seniors Laura Lamb, Brenna Wethington and Daniel Silva smile as they wait for the baccalaureate ceremony to begin.

CES preschool students enjoy green eggs and ham

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently enjoyed a special treat.

 

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

 

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

 

CES preschool student Layla Barbee enjoys green eggs and ham.

CMS baseball team is CKMSAC tournament runners-up

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team is this year’s Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament runners-up.

 

CMS defeated Adair County in the first round of the tournament by a score of 5-3.

 

In the second round, CMS defeated Russell County by a score of 7-2.

 

And in the championship game, CMS lost to Green County by a score of 1-9.

 

CMS baseball team is this year’s Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament runners-up. From left, front, are eighth-grader Blase Wheatley’s brother Brennan, seventh-grader Dakota Harris, eighth-grader Jastyn Shively, sixth-grader Kaydon Taylor, seventh-grader Logan Phillips, sixth-graders Chase Hord and Konner Forbis, eighth-grader Clark Kidwell and sixth-grader Bryce Newton. Back, assistant coaches Brett Sowell and George Boyd, seventh-grader Peyton Dabney, sixth-grader Hayden Jones, eighth-grader Kameron Smith, CKMSAC Commissioner Godfrey Jackson, eighth-graders Tristin Faulkner and Blase Wheatley, seventh-grader Seth Hash, eighth-grader Reggie Thomas, seventh-grader Bryson Karr, assistant coach Daniel Forbis and head coach Lynn Kearney.

CES first-graders have fun blowing bubbles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was the bubbles.

 

CES first-grade teacher Hailey Ogle blows a bubble.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students perform at end-of-year talent show

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently ended the school year with a talent show.

 

Students sang, danced and performed comedy routines.

 

CMS fourth-grader Ta’Zaria Owens sings.

CES students enjoy reading time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently enjoyed some time set aside for reading.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students recently moved their desks and enjoyed reading while sitting on the floor with blankets.

 

CES first-grade teacher Amanda Greer reads with Eli Williams.

Superheroes visit CES

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS baseball team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently defeated Hart County.

 

Final score of the A game was 4-2.

 

And the B team won by a score of 9-4.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner runs to the dugout after getting an out.

CES first-graders have fun learning about the circus

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was the circus.

 

From left, CES first-graders Marion Mann, Maleigha Travis and Chase Gabbert survey each other.

CHS basketball players honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

In the A game, CMS won by a score of 13-5.

 

And in the B game, CMS scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to win the game.

 

CMS seventh-grader Peyton Dabney is congratulated after getting the hit to win the game for his team.

CHS senior superlatives announced

 

Campbellsville High School senior superlatives were recently announced for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Superlatives are awarded based on GPA and participation in club and other activities.

 

Laura Lamb and Zack Bottoms were voted Mr. and Miss CHS.     Caylie Blair and Zack Settle were voted Mr. and Miss Eagle.     Brenna Wethington and Murphy Lamb were voted Mr. and Miss Senior.

CHS students, teachers help save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students and teachers are helping save lives.

 

CHS National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Friday, March 9.

 

Nearly 40 people donated.

 

CHS junior Dee Simpson donates.

CHS softball team drops close game in district tournament

 

Campbellsville High School softball team took on Taylor County on Monday, May 22, in the first round of this season’s 20th District tournament.

 

CHS led the game by a score of 5-3 going to the bottom of the seventh inning.

 

Taylor County scored three runs to win the game by a score of 6-5.

 

The loss ends the Lady Eagles’ season, with a 14-16 record.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington calls for some cheering after she gets a hit.

CHS baseball team drops close game in fifth region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team lost a close game in the first round of the fifth region tournament.

 

CHS took on Nelson County on Monday, May 29, at Marion County High School.

 

Final score was 6-7.

 

CHS led going into the bottom of the fifth inning, by a score of 6-5, but Nelson County added two to the scoreboard and that would be enough to get the win.

 

CHS sophomore Lane Bottoms watches the pitch.

CMS, CHS councils seek public input for principal search

 

Campbellsville middle and high school site-based decision making councils are in the process of choosing new principals for the next school year.

 

To help with the process, council members are asking for input from parents, teachers, staff members and other stakeholders as to what qualities the principals should have.

 

There will be several administrative changes at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools next school year.

 

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New CMS, CHS principals to be named on Friday, June 23

 

Campbellsville middle and high school principals for the new school year are set to be announced on Friday, June 23.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school site-based decision making councils are in the process of choosing the new principals, and will soon begin interviewing candidates.

 

There will be several administrative changes at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools next school year.

 

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CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES third-graders receive awards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year.

 

In addition to awards being presented at the ceremony, the third-grade choir performed and art teacher Adrienne Hash hosted a showcase of the work students made in her classroom this school year.

 

Art award winners, pictured with teacher Adrienne Hash, are Ethan Garrison and Alyssa Bennett.     Music award winners, pictured with teacher Cyndi Chadwick, are, from left, front, Connor Coots, Alicia Spaulding, Maylee Wilds and Lauren Pace. Back, Madison Philpott, Christian Hart, Bryson Groves and Ethan Garrison.     PE award winners, pictured with teacher Lynn Kearney, are, from left, front, McKailynn Grubaugh, Easton Williams and Kendall Bright. Back, Ethan Garrison, Aleecia Knezevic, Westin Dudgeon and Christian Hart.

CES students learn about butterflies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently learned about butterflies.

 

In her science class, Marcia Sharp taught students about the butterfly life cycle.

 

Students learned that butterflies begin as eggs and then become caterpillars. They then go through chrysalis to become adults.

 

CES third-grade teacher Marcia Sharp holds one of her class’s butterflies.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES first-graders receive awards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year.

 

CES first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year. From left are Alexis Mann, Tina Jiang, Maddie Brunelle, Asia Singleton, Izzy Brunelle, Nadia Taylor and Serenity Taylor.     CES first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year. From left are Eli Williams, Bryson Gabehart, Raleigh Spencer, Makyian Bridgewater, Eric Epperson, Hunter Clark, James Brunner, Sawyer Lange, Karson Burchett, Carter Wethington and Tommy Caswell. Absent from the photo are Braxton Giles-Osinger, Caleb Ortiz and Fabrizio Segura.

CES students learn balance, emphasis in artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about balance and emphasis in artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students studied “Butterfly” by Andy Warhol and discussed how the artist created symmetrical balance in his work.

 

As with real butterflies, Hash told her students, the painting is symmetrical.

 

CES first-grader Alexis Mann creates emphasis as she glues her butterfly to black construction paper.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS softball team takes on Nelson, Marion counties

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Nelson and Marion counties.

 

CHS defeated Nelson County by a score of 16-0 in three innings.

 

CHS senor Kailey Morris gets set to bat.

CES students practice subtraction

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are ready for first grade.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently practiced their subtraction skills to prepare for first-grade math class.

 

CES kindergartener ReAnna Jeffries uses pictures to help her work a subtraction problem.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS wins close game with Monroe County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently won a close game with Monroe County.

 

Final score was 10-9, in nine innings.

 

CHS senior Kailey Morris looks to steal second.

CES students learn about balance in art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about balance in nature and art.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students studied “Butterfly Painting” by Richard Ancheta and discussed how the artist created balance in his work.

 

CES kindergarteners Natalee Shaw, at left, and Delaney Staton talk about their butterflies.

CMS, CHS students exhibit artwork

 

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

 

In honor of March being recognized as Youth Art Month, the library is hosting an exhibit of artwork made by CMS and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris’s students.

 

The work will be on display through Thursday, March 15.

 

CMS sixth-grader Alexis Sharp looks at her artwork with her grandfather Greg.

CHS softball team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated John Hardin.

 

Final score was 16-1, in four innings.

 

CHS senior Kailey Morris fields the ball.

CES students tour Louisville Zoo

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently had fun touring the Louisville Zoo.

 

Students took a trip to the zoo to see the many exhibits and animals.

 

The third-graders had fun petting the animals and some took a ride on a camel.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones takes a photo with her students – and a gorilla.

CHS student completes expert certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Annie Lee recently completed an expert certification.

 

Lee completed Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification in Microsoft Word 2016.

 

Annie Lee

CHS softball team crushes Danville

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently crushed Danville.

 

Final score was 16-1, in three innings.

 

CHS head softball coach Weston Jones congratulates Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch after she makes it safely back to third base.

CES students take field trip to Dinosaur World

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently took a field trip to Dinosaur World.

 

Located in Cave City, Dinosaur World has more than 20 acres of land to explore.

 

Students had fun at the fossil dig, gem excavation, prehistoric museum and many interactive exhibits.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Josiah Edwards, Cloud Malone, Caleb Goodson, Mason Edwards and Ronnie Allen pose with a dinosaur.

CHS basketball coaches inducted into Hall of Fame

 

Campbellsville High School’s basketball coaches are now part of an elite group of coaches.

 

Tim Davis, who coaches the boys’ team, and Anthony Epps, the girls’ head coach, were inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame in a special ceremony at Marion County High School on Tuesday, March 6.

 

CHS girls’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps, at left, and CHS boys’ basketball head coach Tim Davis were induced into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame in a special ceremony at Marion County High School on Tuesday, March 6.

CHS softball team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team defeated Clinton County recently.

 

Final score was 12-5.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington led her team with seven RBI and a home run.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington throws to first.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES students dress for Wacky Wednesday.

CMS students learn about preparing for college

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently learned about preparing for college.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Outreach Counselor Audrey Price recently came to CMS to talk to eighth-grade students about what they need to be doing now to prepare for college.

 

Price discussed the different types of colleges in Kentucky, along with the many degrees and certificate programs students might study.

 

CMS eighth-grader Nick Drew tries to guess which career his classmates are giving him clues about.

CES students celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS students shine in ‘The Wizard of Oz’

 

A group of Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are featured in a theater production of “The Wizard of Oz Junior.”

 

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

 

CHS freshman Gracyne Hash portrays Glinda.     CHS freshman Gavin Johnson portrays scarecrow and hunk.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Nick Drew, junior Annie Lee and sophomore Patrick Walker. Absent from the photo is senior Makala Antle.

CHS hires new boys’ golf coach

 

Campbellsville High School recently hired a new boys’ golf coach.

 

Cassidy Scantland will take over the position from Jim Ward.

 

“We’re very happy to add Cassidy to our coaching fraternity here,” CHS Principal Kirby Smith said in a special ceremony to announce Scantland’s hiring.

 

“She brings a wealth of knowledge and success as a player. And we’re excited.”

 

Cassidy Scantland will be the new CHS boys’ golf coach and serve as the temporary girls’ coach. She is pictured with CHS Principal Kirby Smith, at left, and CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis.

CES Wings Express students make sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making sculptures.

 

Campbellsville University education student Jordan Bray came to CES to make the sculptures with students.

 

Bray taught students to make sculptures with paper by making many different types of designs and by using straws and Play-Doh.

 

CES first-grader Kierra Maupin, at left, and her brother Jayden, a kindergartener, make a sculpture together out of paper.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES students and teachers dress for Fox in Socks Day.

About 40 participate in Eagle football camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football teams hosted Eagle Football Camp on May 30 through June 1, with about 40 students participating.

 

Former NFL player Tony Driver worked with camp participants, in addition to CHS head football coach Dale Estes.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football teams hosted the Eagle Football Camp recently, with about 40 students participating. Former NFL player Tony Driver, center, in back, worked with campers on fundamentals.

CES Wings Express students have fun

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had an afternoon of fun.

 

After completing homework, students had fun playing with Play-Doh, dancing, building with blocks, reading and more.

 

At Wings Express, students receive help with reading, math, science, technology, social skills and more. They also participate in activities to learn about nutrition.

 

CES kindergarteners Aleeya Spaulding, at left, and Braydan Dyer read together.

CES preschool teachers attend Preschool Palooza

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors honored at Class Night

 

Campbellsville High School seniors were honored at this year’s Class Night ceremony in the CHS gym on Tuesday, May 16.

 

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

 

This year’s senior class officers led the ceremony.

 

Class of 2017 valedictorians and salutatorian, pictured with CHS Principal Kirby Smith are, from left, valedictorians Blair Lamb and Murphy Lamb and salutatorian Laura Lamb.

CES students make musical instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made their own musical instruments.

 

Sarah Hampton, Taylor County Public Library outreach librarian, came to CES to read to Wings Express students.

 

After the stories, Hampton helped students make their own maracas by using toilet paper rolls, beans, fabric and markers.

 

CES kindergarteners Ava Bennett-Marr, at left, and Aleeya Spaulding decorate their maracas.

CES third-graders participate in Operation Gratitude

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students learn to play the handbells

 

Campbellsville Middle School music students recently learned to play a new instrument.

 

In Jessica Floyd’s class, students recently learned to play the handbells.

 

CES students have fun with crafts

 

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

 

Students enjoyed conducting science experiments, using salt, sponges and more to make artwork, making necklaces and much more.

 

CES kindergartener Lillie Judd helps classmate Trinity Clark create a design on her rabbit.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS art students make neutral color drawings

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently studied neutral colors.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students discussed how artists use neutral colors such as beige, tan, white and black to create emotion in their work.

 

CHS sophomore Casey Hardin draws using neutral colors.

CES first-graders play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun playing math games together.

 

In Hailey Ogle’s class, students spend time each day rotating to various math centers.

 

At the centers, students play math card games, flash cards and Dominos counting games. They also use dice to practice addition, count by measuring items, build with shapes and solve word problems.

 

CES first-graders Nicholas Almeida, in front, and Lazarick Miller draw shapes.

CES students learn about careers