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CHS soccer team to host alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Soccer

CMS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

CHS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS tennis teams to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

McDonald's

CMS softball team to host pajama party

 

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

 

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

 

Admission is $5 and concessions will be available.

CMS to host CKMSAC tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to host kindergarten readiness workshop

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS softball team to host chili supper and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS swim team to host White Castle fundraiser

 

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

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball team to host bake sale

 

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

 

There will be many homemade goodies available for a donation.

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS students to take final exams

 

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

CHS band members selling doughnuts

 

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

 

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

CHS bowling team to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Bowling Team

CMS students invited to book giveaway

 

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

 

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

CMS to host dance to benefit local children, hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

Admission is $5 and concessions will be sold.

 

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

FRYSC council to meet

 

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

CHS swim team shirt deadline extended

 

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

 

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

 

Eagles Soar

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

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

 

Kentucky Blood Center

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS ‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 11

 

The annual Campbellsville Independent Schools “Christmas Spectacular” will be Sunday, Dec. 11, beginning at 3 p.m. in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

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

CES preschool students to present Christmas program

 

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

 

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

CHS Show Choir hosts fundraiser

 

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

 

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

CHS Marching Band to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

CMS to host Halloween dance

 

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

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball team to host fundraiser

 

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

School supply drive to benefit CES students

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to sponsor new support group

 

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

 

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

CHS students to compete at national Beta convention

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

    

Tickets still available for CMS fundraisers

 

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

 

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

CHS to take on Taylor County in Big Dawg Bowl

 

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

 

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

CHS to host Coaches vs. Cancer events

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Coaches vs. Cancer

CHS to name media center for former employee

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS to name media center for former employee

New CMS, CHS principals named

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students will have new principals for the upcoming school year, but they are all familiar faces.

 

On Friday, June 23, CMS and CHS site-based decision making council members met in special session to announce the new leaders at their schools.

 

Zach Lewis, who is currently the assistant principal at Campbellsville Elementary School, will serve as principal at CMS next school year.

 

And David Petett, who is currently transportation director and director of district programs, will become the CHS principal.

 

Zach Lewis     David Petett

CHS to host Holiday Classic

 

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

 

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

Changes made to CMS, CHS athletics schedules

 

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

 

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

CHS 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

Outgoing superintendent receives ‘exemplary’ evaluation

 

 

During his last meeting as Campbellsville Independent Schools’ superintendent, Mike Deaton received the highest evaluation possible.

 

At Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, June 19, Deaton thanked the District’s staff members, parents and students for the opportunity to be their superintendent.

 

CHS Principal Kirby Smith will become superintendent on Saturday, July 1.

 

Mike Deaton     Kirby Smith

Infinite Campus system to be down Dec. 23-30

 

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

 

Infinite Campus

CHS 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

Merry Christmas from the Eagle Family!

 

Merry Christmas

About 40 participate in ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball camp

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches and players hosted a “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 12-15 at the CHS gym.

 

More than 40 students entering first through eighth grades this fall participated.

 

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

 

CHS head coach Tim Davis, assistant coaches Will Griffin, Cody Wills and Chris “Peewee” Smith and several players taught participants about discipline and a hard work ethic.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches and players hosted a “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 12-15 at the CHS gym, with more than 40 students entering first through eighth grades this fall participating.

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 students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Honor Roll

CHS fishing team volunteers at City Lake grand opening

 

Campbellsville High School fishing team members recently volunteered at the City Lake grand opening on Saturday, May 27.

 

Students helped children and adults learn fishing fundamentals, such as how to cast a line.

 

The event also celebrated the opening of Pompano’s Bait House.

 

CHS fishing team member Bryce Richardson helps Ava Fields learn to cast.

Reception for CHS senior rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 6

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students to interview for jobs

 

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

 

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

CHS basketball coach, athletic director inducted into national Hall of Fame

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ head basketball coach and athletic director Tim Davis was inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Tuesday, June 20.

 

Davis and several other inductees were honored at the NHSACA’s annual meeting at Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Ill.

 

This year’s inductees include 30 coaches from 16 states.

 

The Kentucky High School Athletic Coaches Association chose Davis for the honor.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ head basketball coach and athletic director Tim Davis was inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Tuesday, June 20, for his longevity and service to high school athletics. Above, Davis, ninth from the left, poses for a photo with his wife Joni, children Ben and Jordan, grandchildren and other family members.

CIS students invited to Back to School Bash

 

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

CMS volleyball tryouts are Dec. 9

 

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team tryouts are approaching.

 

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

 

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

 

volleyball

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.

 

CMS     CHS

CES Back to School nights moved to CHS gym

 

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

 

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

CMS students collecting supplies, raising money for Hurricane Matthew victims

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

CHS baseball players honored at Family Day

 

Campbellsville High School baseball players were recently honored at the team’s annual Family Day end of the season potluck on Tuesday, June 20.

 

CHS seniors Zack Bottoms and Jared Brewster were honored and thanked their parents and coaches for their help and support during their time playing baseball.

 

CHS baseball players were honored at the team’s annual Family Day end of the season potluck. This year’s award winners are, from left, sophomore Jackson Hinton, who received the Most Improved Award; sophomore Ryan Kearney, who received the Pitching and Offensive awards; senior Zack Bottoms, who received the Defensive and Seymour Shaw awards; and senior Jared Brewster, who received the Coaches Award. Bottoms and Brewster, the two seniors on this year’s squad, were also honored for their dedication to the team. Award winners who were unable to attend Family Day are junior Ethan Lay, who received the Purple and Gold Award, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader John Orberson, who received the Hustle Award.

CHS football team to begin season Friday, Aug. 19

 

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

CES to host Grandparent Day celebration

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CMS boys’ basketball games rescheduled for Jan. 11

 

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

 

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

 

The games were rescheduled because of inclement weather.

 

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

CMS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team recently took on Taylor County to finish its regular season.

 

In the A game, CMS fought hard but couldn’t get the win. Final score was 3-7.

 

In the B game, CMS was victorious, winning by a score of 10-8.

 

CMS sixth-grader Bri Hayes smiles as her team warms up before the B game.

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

 

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

CHS tennis players honored at banquet

 

Campbellsville High School tennis players were recently honored at a banquet at Miller Park.

 

This year’s players were honored for their dedication to their team and their hard work this season.

 

The teams feature a total of four seniors, including Mallory Haley, Kyrsten Hill, Shauna Jones and Zack Settle.

 

CHS girls’ tennis coach Bradley Harris honors senior players, from left, Mallory Haley, Kyrsten Hill and Shauna Jones. CHS boys’ senior player Zack Settle was unable to attend the banquet.

CHS softball team to host parent meeting

 

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

 

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

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 soccer team hosts alumni game

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team hosted its first alumni game recently, pitting former players against the current CHS lineup.

 

The alumni team was victorious, by a score of 11-7.

 

CHS soccer team recently hosted its first alumni game, pitting former players against current players. From left, front, are alumni players Luke Lawless and Kevin Sharp, junior Brody Weeks, senior Cody Davis, Christian Berry and Justin Richerson, sophomore David Silva and junior Keidlan Boils. Back, alumni players Lincoln “Bubba” Lawless, Drew Skaggs, Jeff Muncie, Daniel Silva, Logan Dial, Matt Schmuck, who is also an assistant coach, Bradley Harris, who is head coach, and Malique Spaulding, who is also an assistant coach.

CHS boys’ basketball Booster Club to host jamboree

 

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

 

The tournament is a fundraiser for CHS boys’ basketball.

 

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

CHS junior class to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS football team to host car wash

 

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

 

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

CHS boys’ basketball team hosts camp

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently hosted two summer camps, with several games to preview the upcoming season.

 

In addition to CHS, schools participating in the camps included Marion, Monroe, Clinton, Metcalfe, Green, Hart, Adair and Washington counties, Bardstown, North Hardin and Elizabethtown.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay protects the ball.

CES Wings Express students visit public library

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently took a trip to the Taylor County Public Library.

 

Students enjoyed painting, coloring, building with Legos and Play-Doh, drawing, reading and much 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 first-grader Carter Wethington smiles as he colors at the library.

CHS KYA members selling gummy bears

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors to host car wash fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CES students make wind chimes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made their own wind chimes.

 

Sarah Hampton, Taylor County Public Library outreach librarian, recently visited CES to read to Wings Express students.

 

After the stories, Hampton helped students use paper plates to make their own wind chimes.

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Allen decorates her wind chime.

CHS student to perform in ‘My Fair Lady’

 

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

 

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

 

CES students to raise money for Crusade for Children

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS softball, baseball teams to play in CKMSAC tournaments

 

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

 

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

CES students make erupting volcanoes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made their own erupting volcanoes.

 

To learn about science – and have some fun at the same time – students recently built volcanoes by using Legos, baking soda and vinegar.

 

First, students built their volcanoes out of Legos. Next, they added baking soda on top and then watched them erupt when vinegar was poured on the creations.

 

CES kindergartener Lillie Judd reacts as she pours vinegar on her Lego volcano, as classmate Jackson Wright watches.

CMS to host dance

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CES second-graders play money games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently learned to count money.

 

Tracey Rinehart’s students learned about coins and paper money.

 

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

 

CES second-graders Hayden Maupin, at left, and Luke Adkins play a game to see how well they can count money.

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.

CIS employees invited to education forum

 

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

 

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

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.

CHS powderpuff game rescheduled

 

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

CHS to host basketball jamboree

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

CHS senior to bowl at Lindsey Wilson College

 

Campbellsville High School senior Vera Brown will continue her academic and bowling careers at Lindsey Wilson College.
 
Brown will officially sign her letter of intent in a special ceremony tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. in the CHS library.
 
CHS senior to bowl at Lindsey Wilson College
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 Wings Express to host Family Night

 

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

 

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

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.

Back to School nights planned at CES, CMS and CHS

 

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

 

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

 

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 practice reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently spent time reading together.

 

Lydia Rakes, who is an AmeriCorps reading tutor at CES, leads reading groups each week.

 

Students take turns reading and then read as a group.

 

CES first-grader Addysen England reads with her group.

CMS, CHS students to participate in Fourth District choir

 

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

CHS art teacher, students create mural

 

Campbellsville Middle School art teacher Jo Ann Harris and some of her students have created a mural.

 

Harris, along with art students Kyrsten Hill, who graduated from CHS in May, and Jasmine Cox, who will be a senior this fall, have designed, drawn and painted the mural.

 

CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris, along with art students Kyrsten Hill, who graduated from CHS in May, and Jasmine Cox, who will be a senior this fall, have designed, drawn and painted this mural. The mural is painted on the outside wall of Dr. Harold Wilkerson’s dental office on West Main Street, across from the CHS campus.

CHS football team to host kickoff dinner and auction

 

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

 

CMS boys’ basketball team to play in CKMSAC tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students make pipe cleaner sculptures

 

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

 

To demonstrate their knowledge, students recently made pipe cleaner sculptures with clay as a base.

 

Students used their pipe cleaners in many ways by twisting and bending them.

 

CES second-grader Yazlyn Sutton concentrates as she builds her pipe cleaner sculpture.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

CES students have fun in PE class

 

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

 

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

 

During a recent class, students played soccer.

 

CES instructional assistant Ann Callison, at left, and Campbellsville University student teacher George Boyd help fourth-grader Noah Nelson kick the soccer ball.

CHS to host Forcht Bank Bowl

 

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

CIS choirs to perform

 

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

 

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

CHS football team to take on Russellville in state playoffs

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CHS senior parent meeting scheduled

 

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

 

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

CHS physics students learn about electricity

 

Campbellsville High School physics students recently learned all about electricity.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s AP physics class, students completed an experiment with a circuit board.

 

Students learned how to construct a complete electrical circuit, and saw firsthand how light bulbs behave in different circuit arrangements.

 

CHS senior Caroline McMahan and junior Bryce Richardson test their batteries.

CHS softball team to host chili supper and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

District baseball, softball tournaments begin next week

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Baseball-Softball

CES students learn about respect

 

Campbellsville Elementary School student students recently learned about respect.

 

Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson spoke to kindergarten students about respecting other people and why it’s important to respect property.

 

After the lesson, she played a baseball game with the students in which they scored by bring respectful.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talks to kindergarten students about respecting other people.

CHS senior to play football at Kentucky State University

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS prom is Saturday night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about germination

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently learned about germination.

 

Students in Tracey Rinehart’s class learned firsthand what plants need to grow.

 

Rinehart gave her students bean seeds to plant and monitor daily.

 

From left, CES second-graders Keylan Strong, Seamus Huber and Sammantha Wooley get an up close look at their bean plant.

CHS tennis teams to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about never giving up

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently learned the importance of not giving up.

 

Reading interventionist Laura Dicken recently talked to students about the power of the word “yet,” meaning there are many activities the students can do, but also lots they can’t do just yet.

 

CES reading interventionist Laura Dicken talks to students about staying motivated, even though there are several activities they can’t do just yet, but will learn to as they grow older.

CHS FCA group to host prayer walk

 

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

 

The walk will begin in front of the CHS campus.

 

CHS FCA

CMS fourth-graders have fun at Miller Park

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders recently spent a day having fun at Miller Park.

 

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

 

The trip was part of the fourth-grade end of the school year celebration.

 

CMS fourth-graders, from left, Marissa Segura, Keeley Dicken, Anna Floyd, Serenity Mings, Destiny Milby, Will Wooley and Jaclyn Jackson smile for a photo on the merry-go-round with their teacher, Samantha Coomer, in back.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students honored at leadership luncheon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Leaders of the Month for the month of April were recently honored with a luncheon.

 

Teachers choose one student from their classrooms who exhibit leadership skills throughout the month to be named a Leader of the Month.

 

And, at the end of the month, CES Lighthouse Team members host a lunch to honor the students.

 

Michael Rodenberg, president of Murakami North America, talks with CES first-grader Shylan Dunn, at left, and kindergartener Braxton Rhodes as third-grader Maylee Wilds, at left, serves Dunn a cookie for dessert.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

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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CHS track team selling fruit

 

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

 

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

CES students have fun at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun during an afternoon at Wings Express.

 

Students first received help with their homework.

 

When finished, students had fun playing dodgeball, Legos, blocks and many other games.

 

CES second-grader Malachi Sanford writes his spelling words.

CES, CMS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle schools will celebrate Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oc. 24-28.

Campbellsville Independent Schools to host cheerleading league

 

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

 

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

CES students perform with third-grade choir

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have had lots of fun this school year performing with the third-grade choir.

 

Led by music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, students practice each week.

 

The choir – which boasts about 30 members – has performed at various awards presentations, in addition to a fall concert and for various civic organizations.

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick leads the third-grade choir during rehearsal.

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about emotions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned how to manage their emotions.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, recently spoke to students about how they feel when they are frustrated, disappointed, mad and worried.

 

She said students should use the “calm down” steps they learned this school year when experiencing those emotions.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, with help from kindergartener Brayden Perkins, talks to students about what they should do if they feel worried.

CIS youth football signups are Aug. 11, 13

 

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

CMS students have fun at Friday Finish

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun playing games at Friday Finish.

 

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

 

After announcements and recognitions, students played the hula hoop game.

 

From left, CMS seventh-grader Alexis Thomas, sixth-graders Chase Hord and Davanna Reardon and seventh-grader Jadan Furman compete.

Campbellsville middle, high schools to host cheerleading tryouts

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students learn Greek, Latin root words

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders recently learned Greek and Latin root words.

 

To help prepare for K-RREP testing, Kaye Agathen helped her students learn some of the words they commonly read in test questions.

 

Agathen gave the students a Greek or Latin root word, such as “anti,” “auto,” “multi,” “poly,” “sub” and many more, and then asked them to list many words that contain that root.

 

Kaye Agathen lists words made from the root word “anti.”

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students learn liquid measurements

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned all about liquid measurements.

 

In Ann Michael Tucker’s fifth-grade math class, students recently learned about converting measurements.

 

Tucker said students commonly buy milk, sports drinks and juices, but they should know how much liquid is in the bottles they buy.

 

CMS fifth-graders Jaxon Sidebottom, at left, and Makayla Dudley practice measuring liquids.

CMS Beta and Y-Clubs to host dance, basketball tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS teacher chosen to participate in AP program reading

 

Campbellsville High School computer science teacher Sonya Kessler has been selected to participate in the College Board’s annual AP reading in AP computer science principles.

 

Each June, AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP exams.

 

This year’s reading is in Kansas City, Mo.

 

Sonya Kessler

CHS project graduation set for Saturday, May 20

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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.

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 to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

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 students selling pizza to raise money for musical performances


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

CMS basketball team selling championship shirts

 

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

 

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

 

CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Front     CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Back

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.

CHS soccer team fundraiser deadline extended

 

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

 

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

CES Wings Express program to host family night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS graduates nearly 65 students

 

They entered as students, and left as alumni.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students collecting food, water for flood victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are helping those in need.

 

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

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.

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.

 

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.

CHS band selling t-shirts

 

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

 

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

CES students make paper bag buildings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently turned paper bags into buildings.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students have been studying architecture and how those who work in the profession design buildings. Students also learned to compare and contrast buildings.

 

CES second-grader Griffin Skaggs makes his police station.

CMS to host book fair

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS students take cooking exams

 

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

 

Students in Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes were recently put to the test to see how much they learned this school year.

 

For their final exams, Campbell asked each student to choose a recipe and then make that item.

 

CHS senior Alexis Underwood decorates the red velvet cupcakes she made for her final project.

CHS baseball, softball teams head to Florida

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students make hot air balloons

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made their own hot air balloons and tested them to see how high and long they could fly.

 

In Dee Doss’s chemistry classes, students have studied how a hot air balloon works and were then asked to make their own.

 

Students used tissue paper and glue to make their balloons.

 

CHS students watch as a hot air balloon flies.

Campbellsville Independent Schools to host basketball league

 

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

 

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

 

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

CKMSAC basketball tournaments begin Thursday, Jan. 19

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners draw self-portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently drew self-portraits.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students have talked about how shapes can be used to make drawings, including pictures of people.

 

The students drew self-portraits early in the school year, and then drew them again toward the end of the year to see how their drawing skills have improved.

 

CES kindergartener Cera Rooker colors her self-portrait.

CMS students shop with AR points

 

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

 

Accelerated Reader is a motivational program used to help students develop reading skills. Students read books and answer questions about them. The student is awarded points based on how many questions they answer correctly on the quiz.

 

After accumulating some points, students can spend them at the school’s Family Resource and Youth Services Center Accelerated Reader store.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chloe Anderson, at left, and sixth-grader Camren Vicari shop with their AP points.

CHS band to host mattress fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CES students have fun searching for Easter eggs

 

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

 

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

 

CES third-graders hunt for Easter eggs.

CHS FCA group selling shirts

 

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

 

CHS FCA group selling shirts

CES students make cookies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently decorated cookies.

 

In Shirley Cox’s first-grade class, students celebrated the Easter holiday with many special activities.

 

Cox helped her students dye Easter eggs, and students had fun decorating their own Easter cookies.

 

CES first-grader Alex Mixtega enjoys his cookie.

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

CES students have fun searching for Easter eggs

 

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

 

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

 

CES second-graders, from left, Evan Lockridge, Griffin Skaggs and Carson Ford search for Easter eggs.

CES students have fun painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun painting.

 

In Kimberly Clark’s class, students recently painted Easter eggs using clothes pins and pom-poms.

 

CES kindergartener Ava Bennett-Marr paints her Easter egg.

CIS to host Veterans Day program

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball tryouts set for May 3

 

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

 

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

 

Transportation will be provided from CMS to the CES gym.

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS football team to host bass tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CES to celebrate Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CES students make Mexican pizzas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned how to make their own pizzas.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, recently came to Wings Express to read to students and talk to them about eating healthy.

 

Freeman read “The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza” by Philemon Sturges and then discussed with students how they make their very own pizzas without using an oven.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Marlee Dickens, Cloud Malone and Aubrey Novak make their own Mexican pizzas.

CMS seventh-grade students to raise money for flood victims

 

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

Eagle football camp begins May 30

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CMS art students make Faberge eggs

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made their own Faberge eggs.

 

Faberge eggs are jeweled eggs with intricate designs. The most famous were made for Alexander III, commissioned for Easter and anniversary events.

 

To make their own Faberge eggs, students in Jo Ann Harris’s class first sketched their egg designs.

 

CMS fourth-graders Lily Sallee, at left, and Kyra Parker add paper mache to their balloons, which will become Faberge eggs.

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 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.

CHS students to tour EKU campus

 

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

 

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

CHS band selling poinsettias

 

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

 

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

 

Cost is $10 each.

CMS to host canned food drive

 

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

 

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

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.

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.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CES 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.

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.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

CIS choirs to perform

 

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

 

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

CHS 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.

CIS school year set to start Aug. 8

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS to host basketball tryouts

 

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

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

CMS volleyball team to host dinner and auction

 

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

 

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

CHS 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.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CMS parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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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 to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

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.

CHS senior class raffling UK basketball tickets

 

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

 

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

CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

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.

CHS to celebrate homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School will celebrate basketball homecoming next week.

 

Activities begin on Monday, Jan. 30.

 

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

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.

CHS to host Food Pantry Holiday Classic

 

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

 

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

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

 

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

 

Four designs are available.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

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.

CHS students invited to apply for advisory group

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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.

CMS, CHS students have spirit

 

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

CMS football team hosts fundraiser to benefit school employee

 

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

 

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

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.

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 athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

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 to host blood drive

 

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

CMS football players named to all-star teams

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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 students collecting supplies for Hurricane Matthew victims

 

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

 

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

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.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

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.

CHS soccer team selling shirts

 

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

 

CHS swim team selling shirts

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Swim Team Shirts

CES parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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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.

CMS, CHS choirs selling candles

 

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

CMS Beta Club selling sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Beta Sweatshirts

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.

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.

CHS students to raise money for cancer research

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pennies for Patients

CES students 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.

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.

CES construction project moves forward

 

Construction at Campbellsville Elementary School is continuing to move forward.

 

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

 

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 students place at national Beta convention

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

CES releases school supply lists

 

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

 

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

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.

CMS releases school supply lists

 

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

 

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

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.

CHS band members march in July Fourth parade

 

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

 

CMS music teacher still seeking donations

 

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

 

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

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.

CHS student receives industry certification

 

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

 

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 to host BEAR Night

 

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

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

CES 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.

CMS girls’ basketball team participates in CU camp

 

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

 

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

 

CHS 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 boys’ basketball team plays summer camp games

 

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

 

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

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CMS students raising money for Taylor County Animal Shelter

 

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

 

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.

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.

CHS students invited to participate in DYW

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS DYW Orientation

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.

CMS eighth-grader to play in football nationals

 

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

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

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 band members selling mums

 

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

CMS yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville Middle School yearbooks are on sale now.

 

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

 

CMS Yearbook

CES 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.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

CES students begin toy drive challenge

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

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.

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

 

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

 

The pullovers are Holloway brand and they are fitted.

 

Cost is $50.

 

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

CHS senior featured in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

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

 

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

 

Cowan portrayed Nym.

 

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

CHS softball, baseball seniors honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS to host Eagle Jamboree

 

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

CES students color puzzle

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners learn about camping

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about camping.

 

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

 

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

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

CMS sixth- and seventh-grade students receive awards

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes spoke at the ceremony.

 

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

 

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

CMS fourth- and fifth-grade students receive awards

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes spoke at the ceremony.

 

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

 

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

CIS students cast in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ production

 

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

 

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

 

Wizard of Oz Junior

CHS tennis duo plays at state tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS freshman sets personal record at state meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis teams compete in Heartland Conference tournament

 

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

 

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

Class of 2017 takes final Senior Walk

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

Three people are retiring after this school year.

 

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

 

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

School year comes to a close

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS baseball team picks up four wins in one day

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team to host annual lasagna dinner, auction

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated John Hardin recently.

 

Final score was 4-3.

 

CHS senior Donnie Osinger hit a home run.

 

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

 

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

CMS softball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS softball players stand for the National Anthem.

CHS soccer team selling shirts, car decals

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Soccer Crest

CMS eighth-grade basketball team advances in CKMSAC tournament

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors treated to breakfast

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS to host food drive

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Year

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to host registration event

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students to receive free nail products

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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CHS student is first to complete MTA certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Randy Harris has made school history.

 

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

 

Randy Harris

CES students make keychains

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made keychains.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students have fun during Sharpen the Saw Day

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students complete leadership program

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students invited to free ACT prep sessions

 

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

 

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

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti cups

 

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

 

The cups are 30 ounces and cost $20 each.

 

CMS Girls' Basketball Yeti Cups

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CMS baseball team selling drinks as fundraiser

 

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

 

The drinks are $18 a case.

 

CMS Baseball Drinks Fundraiser

CHS FCA group hosts prayer walk

 

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

 

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

 

CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald prays outside a classroom.

CHS soccer team selling beanies

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Soccer Beanies

CMS students compete in Division Derby math race

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students complete family and consumer sciences certifications

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Bailey Thompson

CMS softball tryouts set for Jan. 9, 12

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball tryouts have been scheduled for January.

 

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

 

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

CES second-graders conduct survey

 

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

 

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

 

CES second-grader Evelyn Stancill interviews Eric Epperson.

CES students plant flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently planted flowers for their mothers.

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors preparing for graduation

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CES kindergarteners enjoy ice cream sundaes

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Wilson enjoys her ice cream sundae.

CES first-graders compete in coloring contest

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students collecting Christmas decorations for community service project

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS principal to become superintendent

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon have a new leader.

 

Campbellsville High School Principal Kirby Smith will succeed Mike Deaton as the school district’s top leader.

 

Kirby Smith

CHS junior varsity baseball team defeats Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Marion County recently.

 

In the junior varsity matchup, the CHS team was victorious.

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitches a strike.

CHS tennis teams take on Adair County, Fort Knox

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Adair County and Fort Knox.

 

For the boys’ team, CHS defeated Adair County by a score of 5-0.

 

CHS junior Sara Farmer shares a laugh with doubles partner Shauna Jones, a senior.

CES students learn about extinct, endangered animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about extinct and endangered animals.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently learned that extinct animals are species that no longer exist and endangered ones are those in danger of becoming extinct.

 

CES kindergartener Tyce Owens labels animals as extinct or endangered.

CES students receive bicycles for good behavior

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have received bicycles for their good behavior during the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Kentucky State Police troopers recently donated four bicycles to be given to students who have excelled in the classroom and modeled exemplary behavior and leadership to their classmates.

 

CES students, from left, second-grader Alex Yang, kindergarteners Demarcus Noyola and Elyzabeth Fisher and first-grader Kinsley Graham received bicycles for their good behavior and classroom leadership skills this school year.

CES students receive bicycles for perfect attendance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders Adrianna Garvin and Easton Williams have received bicycles for having perfect attendance this school year.

 

Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F&AM members in Campbellsville donated two bicycles to CES to be given to a boy and girl who have perfect attendance this school year.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders Easton Williams, at left, and Adrianna Garvin have received bicycles for having perfect attendance this school year. Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F&AM members in Campbellsville donated the bicycles.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of May 8.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Zoe Weddle, third-grader Destiny Abell, first-graders Lainey Price, Trace Richardson and Allison Dean and kindergartener Ronnie Allen. Back, first-graders Eric Mixtega and Logan Weddle, second-graders Braxton Tucker and Lily Wise and third-graders Cody Tamez, Reagan Hayes and Raeanna Jefferson. Not pictured are kindergartener Isabella Anderson and second-grader Trenton Harris.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are first-grader Chase Gabbert, third-grader Raelyn Dunn, second-grader Elijah Spurling and kindergartener Jewell Brewster.

CMS eighth-graders honored at recognition ceremony

 

In a matter of days, they will leave their middle school classrooms and become high school students.

 

“Class of 2021, we wish you the best, and we love ya,” their leader said.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders were honored with several special awards and recognitions on Sunday, May 7.

 

CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes told her eighth-graders that the day is set aside to celebrate them and their accomplishments.

 

“As principal of Campbellsville Middle School, it has been my privilege to watch this class grow and mature over the past four years,” she said.

 

CMS eighth-graders Jasmine Mitchell and Blase Wheatley receive the Cameron Smith awards from teachers, from left, Robbilyn Speer, Amy Knifley, Melisa Morris and Paige Cook.

CMS Beta Club members selling cookie dough

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club members are selling cookie dough.

 

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

CES kindergarteners learn about money

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning about money.

 

In Nikki Price’s class, students are learning about bills and coins, and how much each are worth.

 

Recently, students studied the penny, nickel and dime and discussed which side of the coins are the heads and which are tails.

 

CES kindergartener Madison Haywood colors dimes.

CHS bowling team raffling gas cards

 

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

 

Team members are raffling two $50 gas cards.

CMS students play review game

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth- and eighth-graders recently joined together to play a review game to help them prepare for state standardized testing.

 

The students underwent testing the week of May 8.

 

To help prepare for the reading portion of the exam, students in Paige Cook’s and Lisa Kearney’s language classes played a review game called Zap!

 

CMS sixth-graders Nasir Johnson, at left, and Chase Hord talk with their teammates about a question.

CIS students complete K-PREP testing

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools students have completed K-PREP state standardized testing for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students tested the week of May 1, and sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students at CMS tested the week of May 8.

 

Eighth-graders are the last to complete state testing, with their final day on Friday, May 12.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith, at left, and Zoie Sidebottom enjoy sausage biscuits as they prepare to begin state testing.

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Ben Rafferty, sophomore Mariah Lowery and freshman Abie Angel recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Ben Rafferty     Mariah Lowery     Abie Angel

CMS eighth-graders make good luck cards

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently made good luck cards for each other.

 

CMS sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders are undergoing K-PREP testing this week.

 

To help motivate each other, eighth-graders wrote good luck cards to each other.

 

CMS eighth-graders Abigail Decker, at left, and Chloe Garrett write good luck cards for their classmates.

CES students have fun during last day of Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have had fun this school year participating in Wings Express after school activities.

 

This school year’s program ended on Friday, May 5.

 

Students spent the afternoon playing games, working on homework, having a healthy snack and enjoying spending time together.

 

CES kindergartener Jayden Maupin uses beads to make a heart with kindergarten assistant Brittany Johnson.

CES book drive to benefit preschool students

 

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

 

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

CES students make Mother’s Day cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making cards for their mothers.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are making their own Mother’s Day cards to give as gifts.

 

CES kindergartener Robert Atwood draws hearts on his Mother’s Day card.

CES yearbooks have arrived

 

Campbellsville Elementary School yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year have arrived.

 

Students who ordered yearbooks have received them in their classrooms.

CES students practice vocabulary

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their vocabulary.

 

In CES Explorers, students were recently given a worksheet of words and asked to read them aloud.

 

They were asked to highlight any of the words that have the short “u” sound.

 

CES kindergarteners Aleeya Spaulding, at left, and Trinity Clark highlight words that have the short “u” sound.

CES reading teacher receives Dare to Soar award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken has received this month’s Dare to Soar award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton made the presentation at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, May 8.

 

In reading a letter nominating Dicken for the award, Deaton read that she is a very special person who is a great asset to CES and Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken receives this month’s Dare to Soar award from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton.

School supply drive to benefit CES students

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES students undergo health screenings

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students play cards

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are undergoing state testing this week.

 

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

 

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

CHS concert band receives proficient rating at state contest

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to host third-grade awards ceremony, art show

 

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

 

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

 

 

CES Third-Grade Awards

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Justin Richerson     Ethan Lay

CHS students complete industry certification

 

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

 

Gabriel Clark

CIS school year to start Aug. 8

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Bailey Smith

CIS receives $17,000 in Crusade for Children funding

 

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

 

Sheriff’s deputy visits CHS senior

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES construction crew working to meet deadlines

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CHS juniors to attend Boys State

 

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

 

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

 

Austin Fitzgerald     Bryce Richardson

CHS track teams finish strong at meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Lauren Williams runs.

CES, CMS and CHS release dress codes

 

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

CHS junior varsity softball team defeats Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Lauryn Agathen waits to bat.

CHS graduate receives scholarship

 

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

 

CHS baseball team beats Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

Final score was 10-7.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash throws.

CIS releases bus routes for 2016-2017

 

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

 

CHS show choir presents ‘Back to the 90s’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Jade Wheeler throws.

CHS students have fun at prom, prom breakfast

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team defeated Adair County on Thursday, April 20.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS won by a score of 6-3.

 

And the CHS junior varsity team won by a score of 5-4.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington runs home.

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

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches will host their annual “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 12-15 at the CHS gym.

 

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

 

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

CES students enjoy pizza lunch

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Lighthouse Team members were recently treated to a pizza lunch for their hard work this school year.

 

Students chosen to serve on the CES Lighthouse Team are those who are the top-notch leaders in the school, are always behaving and do their work in class. The students chosen serve as role models and leaders for their classmates.

 

CES Lighthouse Team members enjoyed a lunch at Gatti’s Pizza on Friday, May 5, for their hard work this school year. From left are second-grader Sophia Santos, third-graders Gracie Pendleton, Carson Mills and Maylee Wilds, second-grader Cayton Lawhorn, third-grader Madisyn Bradfield, second-graders Luke Adkins, Lanigan Price and Joseph Greer and third-grader Cameron Estes.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of May 1.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Dax Gray and second-graders Lanigan Price and Elijah Spurling. Second row, third-grader Vivian York, first-grader Justice Albrecht, kindergarteners Aubreigh Knifley and Kasen Smith and first-grader Bryson Gabehart. Back, first-grader Xadrian Fugate, second-graders Zachary Cox and Stephen Green and third-graders Bobby Engle, Landon Tucker and Arianna Childers. Not pictured is kindergartener Keagan Shearer.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are second-grader Dorothy Shively, third-grader Alexis Wolford and kindergartener Alex Eggers. Absent from the photo is first-grader Anna Keith.

CES students ‘level up’ with Lexia

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students who recently “leveled up” with the Lexia and Reading Plus programs were honored at a school-wide assembly on Friday, May 5.

 

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

 

About 150 students were recognized at CES on April 21 for increasing their reading proficiency level using the programs since Friday, April 21.

CES students selling pizza to raise money for musical performances

 

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

 

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

 

The fundraiser began on Thursday, March 16.

 

Orders are due Wednesday, March 29, with payment.

CHS students play poetry review game

 

Campbellsville High School students recently played a review game to help them study.

 

Students in Ben Davis’s advanced placement English class have been studying literary elements of poetry.

 

To help them review for upcoming tests, students were given two groups of cards, one with a definition on it and the other with a term.

 

From left, CHS sophomores Glenn Lamer, Tristan Johnson, Myles Murrell and Treyce Mattingly work to pair their poetry terms with the definitions.

CES preschool students grow flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made gifts for their mothers.

 

In honor of Mother’s Day, students in Sherry Cowherd’s and Denise Spencer’s classes have grown flowers to give to their mothers.

 

CES preschool students Kingston Cowherd, at left, and Trinity Dye decorate the cups in which they grew flowers for their mothers.

CHS athletic passes now available

 

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

 

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

CMS art students study origami

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned about origami.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s class recently watched “Kubo and the Two Strings” about a Japanese boy who makes magical origami creations.

 

CMS fifth-graders Ashton Davis, at left, and Xavier Florez make their cranes.

CES preschool students write letters to kindergarten teachers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are ready for kindergarten.

 

Before ending the school year on Thursday, May 4, students in Sherry Cowherd’s class wrote letters to their kindergarten teachers to tell them a little about themselves.

 

CES preschool student Levi Ritchie thinks about his answers for his letter to his kindergarten teacher.

CES students make gifts for their mothers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making gifts for their mothers.

 

In honor of Mother’s Day, students in Shirley Cox’s first-grade class are creating pictures of their mothers.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Murphy uses stickers to create a picture of her mother.

CMS fourth-graders draft field day teams

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are gearing up for field day.

 

Field day is set for Monday, May 15, and students will compete against each other in several events.

 

Fourth-grade students recently divided up into teams.

 

Because the fourth-grade leadership classes don’t have equal numbers of students, students were drafted in equal numbers.

 

CMS fourth-grader Kanan Bruce draws a name during the field day draft.

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

Several students are now deemed college ready based on scores when taking the ACT in March.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Cameron Bohannon

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Shelby Hunt, sophomore Lauren Williams, senior Robert Tungate and junior Missy Vanorder.

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

CHS concert band students to perform at state contest

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students will perform at a state competition next week.

 

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

 

The band performed in March at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown and received distinguished ratings in each category, from every judge. Because the band received the highest rating possible from every judge, CHS was invited to play at the state level assessment.

 

The state assessment is set for Monday, May 8, at University of Louisville.

 

From left, CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald, sophomore Elizabeth Sullivan, junior Christian Berry and sophomore Makayla Miller play clarinet.

CES students shop with AR points

 

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

 

Accelerated Reader is a motivational program used to help students develop reading skills. Students read books and answer questions about them. The student is awarded points based on how many questions they answer correctly on the quiz.

 

AR isn’t required at CES, though the majority of second- and third-grade students are participating.  And some kindergarten and first-grade students are also participating.

 

CES second-graders Rajon Taylor, at left, and Kallie Taylor shop with their AR points.

CHS students enjoy class outside

 

Campbellsville High School students recently enjoyed having class outside.

 

During recent warm weather, students in Kevin Rafferty’s trigonometry class took their learning outside.

 

CHS math teacher Kevin Rafferty talks to his students as they complete their homework while having class outside.

CES students read ‘Charlotte’s Web’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are reading “Charlotte’s Web.”

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class are reading the classic book, written by E.B. White.

 

CES first-grade teacher Amanda Greer reads “Charlotte’s Web” to her students.

CES preschool students play games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students have spent this school year learning and having fun together.

 

The last full day of school for preschool students was Wednesday, May 3. And students presented their end-of-the-year program on Thursday, May 4.

 

In the past week, students spent time coloring, playing games, singing and dancing and enjoying special snacks.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson builds.

CHS tennis teams battle Washington County, Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Washington County and Caverna.

 

The girls’ team defeated Washington County by a score of 3-0.

 

CHS junior Cody Davis takes a breath during his match.

CHS tennis teams take on Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Elizabethtown.

 

For the boys’ team, doubles partners Cody Davis and Jackson Hunt, juniors, won their match.

 

CHS freshman Victoria Cox, at left, hits the ball as doubles partner Mallory Haley, a senior, looks on.

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting some exercise and having fun.

 

Each morning, students spend time playing together in the gym.

 

CES preschool student Mason Conner plays with a hula hoop.

CES preschool students learn about kindergarten

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned what they can expect when attending kindergarten next school year.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, recently talked to the students about how kindergarten will be different from their preschool class.

 

Kennon said kindergarteners won’t take a nap during the day, and will meet new people.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, talks to CES preschool students about how they should manage their behavior in kindergarten. From left are Reece Williams, Rylee Karr, Kennon Dotson and Alinna Bray.

CES students practice writing

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS senior cast in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

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

 

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

 

Jaleel Cowan

CES third-graders receive encouragement for testing

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES preschool students get ready to race

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting ready to race.

 

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

 

CES preschool student Trezdyn Tonge paints with teacher Denise Cowherd.

CHS freshman cast in ‘A Christmas Carol’

 

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

 

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

CES preschool students to become kindergarteners

 

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

 

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

 

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


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

CMS teacher nominated for Educator of the Year award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Katie Campbell is one of the top teachers in Taylor County.

 

Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award.

 

The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27.

 

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27. From left are Campbell’s husband Justin, Campbell and her parents, Judy and Glenn VonHandorf.

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

 

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

 

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

 

Ben Davis

CMS track teams compete in CKMSAC meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn to play chords

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned to play chords.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned about pottery.

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Zamar Owens paints his pot.

CMS to host sweetheart dance

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS honors top students

 

Campbellsville High School recently honored its top students.

 

CHS hosted its annual Top 10 percent banquet on Sunday, April 23, to honor the students making up the Top 10 percent of their class.

 

The Top 10 percent award is given to students by class based solely on their cumulative GPA. The honor is given to CHS sophomores, juniors and seniors.

 

CHS students honored at this year’s Top 10 percent banquet are, from left, front, sophomores Brandon Greer, Davon Cecil, Abbie Dicken and Reagan Knight. Second row, sophomores Jeremiah Jackson, Myles Murrell, Ryan Kearney, Ian McAninch and Elizabeth Sullivan. Third row, juniors Madison Dial, Kimberly Harden, Sara Farmer, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Bryce Richardson. Back, seniors Laura Lamb, Shauna Jones, Blair Lamb, Caroline McMahan and Murphy Lamb. Absent are senior Tiffany Stagner and juniors Alex Doss and Samuel Kessler.

CMS students take aim with archery

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students make biscuits

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS track members place at Bryan Station invitational

 

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

 

 

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

CMS yearbooks now available

 

Campbellsville Middle School yearbooks have arrived.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Yearbooks 2016-2017

CES students learn about the Earth

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about the Earth.

 

In honor of Earth Day, kindergarten students learned that the Earth is full of land and water, and then colored a picture of it.

 

Students learned about recycling and why it’s important to protect the Earth.

 

CES kindergartener Jason Eggers colors a picture of the Earth.

CMS softball team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team defeated Green County on Wednesday, April 19.

 

In the A game, CMS came from behind to win by a score of 6-5.

 

And in the B game, CMS crushed Green County by a score of 13-1.

 

CMS sixth-grader Mary Russell jumps to avoid the ball.

CHS baseball team takes on Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Nelson County on Friday, April 14.

 

CHS battled to the end, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash pitched for the Eagles.

 

CHS sophomore Jackson Hinton catches the ball.

CMS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team defeated Adair County on Thursday, April 13.

 

In the A game, CMS fought hard but lost by a score of 8-9.

 

But in the B game, CMS easily defeated Adair County by a score of 11-2.

 

CMS sixth-grader Bri Hayes gets an out at second.

CHS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School junior varsity baseball team defeated Taylor County on Wednesday, April 12.

 

Final score was 4-2.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay catches the ball at second.

CES students prepare for state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are working hard to prepare for state testing.

 

The students will undergo testing from May 2-4.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class have been working hard to practice for the math portion of the test.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones helps Rihanna Anderson and Brayden Paiz with a sample test question.

CES students have fun at testing kickoff party

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about music

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned all about percussion.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES hosts parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted parent-teacher conferences.

 

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

 

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

CES students to undergo state testing

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Balfour representative to meet with CHS juniors

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS fourth-grader Aiden Eastridge colors his watermelon.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

Tammy Sexton reads to CES second-graders.

CHS hosts blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members are saving lives.

 

CHS hosted a blood drive on Friday, April 28.

 

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

 

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

CES students make musical instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own musical instruments.

 

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

 

All instruments are now on display in the school library.

 

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

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Friday was Beach Day.

 

Students and staff members dressed in their favorite beach wear.

 

CES students dress for Beach Day.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Thursday was 1980s Day.

 

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

 

CES students dress for 1980s Day.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Trenton Popplewell

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Wednesday was 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

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

 

CES students dress for 1960s/1070s Day.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

 

Campbellsville High School

CES Art Club students paint, make flowers

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CMS Beta Club selling sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Beta Club Sweatshirts

CHS students complete certifications

 

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

 

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

 

Kayla Atkinson

CES preschool students study the letter Q

 

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

 

Each week, students focus on learning a specific letter.

 

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

 

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

CES preschool school year to end next week

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Tuesday was 1950s Day.

 

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

 

CES students dress for 1950s Day.

CMS track team picks up wins in Green County

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES celebrates Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

Monday was Country/Western Day.

 

CES students dress for Country/Western Day.

CES kindergarteners learn rhythm

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students play the rhythm sticks

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES second-graders have Super Bowl party

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville Elementary School yearbooks are on sale now.

 

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

 

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

CMS students raise money for cancer research

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS baseball team blanks Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS golf player signs with LWC

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis player signs with CU

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis teams take on LaRue

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on LaRue County.

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Zack Settle returns a serve.

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

 

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

 

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

 

And the boys’ team finished fifth out of six.

 

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

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS fishing team to compete in KHSAAA regionals

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS prom tickets on sale

 

Campbellsville High School prom tickets are on sale now.

 

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

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS student featured in Imagine Academy newsletter

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Cody Davis

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES second-graders to perform percussion showcase

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students working toward college, career readiness

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CES students learn to create texture in artwork

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES cafeteria worker receives Dare to Soar award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria worker Eveleen Burkhead has received this month’s Dare to Soar award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton made the presentation at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s regular meeting on Monday, April 17.

 

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

 

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

CES Wings Express students make treat bags for third-graders

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS golf player places 10th, 21st

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ golf player Abbie Dicken, a sophomore, recently began this year’s season with two good finishes.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students learn about nutrition

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS band prepares for upcoming season

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band members are working hard to prepare for their upcoming competition season.

 

Band members have learned fundamentals for the past two weeks during band camp, and are working to learn their music and marching show.

 

CES students have fun searching for Easter eggs

 

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

 

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

 

CES first-grader Lucian Abel searches for Easter eggs.

CMS students register for classes

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently attended an open house event to register for their new classes.

 

 

CHS tennis teams battle Grayson, Taylor counties

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Mallory Haley hits the ball.

CES students register for new school year

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and their parents recently attended Back to School nights to prepare for the upcoming school year.

 

CHS track teams pick up wins

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Jasmine Coro gets ready to run.

CHS softball team takes on North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on North Hardin.

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch runs home.

CHS sophomore to attend GSA

 

Jeremiah Jackson has made school history.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students to attend GSP

 

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

 

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

 

Wyatt Houk     Alex Doss     Ryan Wiedewitsch

 

Bryce Richardson     Madison Dial

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS senior to play tennis at LWC

 

Campbellsville High School senior Shauna Jones will continue her academic and tennis career at Lindsey Wilson College this fall.

 

Jones recently signed her letter of intent with friends, family members, coaches and teammates.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Shauna Jones will continue her academic and tennis career at Lindsey Wilson College this fall. Above, she signs her letter of intent with LWC head tennis coach Marlon Dal Pont and her mother, Dana Pearl.

Board members set new tax rate

 

Those who own property in the Campbellsville Independent School District will pay a bit more in property taxes this year, and that money will go toward educating children.

 

At a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27, Campbellsville Board of Education members voted 4-1 to set a tax rate that will increase revenue by 4 percent.

CHS students to raise money for cancer research

 

Campbellsville High School students are raising money for cancer research.

 

CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students are conducting a “Pennies for Patients” drive through Friday, April 28, to collect money for leukemia and lymphoma cancer research.

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS football team takes on Danville

 

Campbellsville High School football team took on Danville on Friday, Sept. 30.

 

CHS senior Arick Groves runs the ball as his teammates block for him.

CHS fishing season under way

 

Campbellsville High School’s bass fishing team is in the midst of its second season, with a larger team this school year.

 

Jeff Richardson, director of food service and director of pupil personnel for Campbellsville Independent Schools, is head coach.

 

This year’s team members include senior Jon Tanner Coppage, juniors Bryce Richardson, Austin Carter, Caleb Hughes, Tosye Cox and Connor Wilson, freshmen Cole Kidwell, Gabriel Gutierrez and Dalton Brown and Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Seth Hash and Dakota Harris.

 

CHS fishing team members recently met with the Campbellsville University fishing team for some training. From left, front, are CU senior Travis Hunt, CHS freshmen Dalton Brown, Cole Kidwell and Gabriel Gutierrez and juniors Tosye Cox and Caleb Hughes. Back, CU junior Dakota Cantrell, CU freshman Trevor Sagracy, CU sophomore Adam Carman and CU freshman Grant Adams, who graduated from CHS in May 2015.

CES students practice writing sentences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing writing sentences.

 

CES first-grader Kenady Gabehart works on writing sentences.

CHS students learn about judicial process

 

In the end, the jury of his peers found him guilty.

 

Campbellsville High School junior leadership students participated in a mock trial at the Taylor County Judicial Center on Thursday, April 13.

 

Students participating in the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce youth leadership program went to the center to spend a day learning about the judicial process.

 

CHS junior Alex Doss listens to witness testimony as he portrays the defendant in the mock trial.

CHS soccer team picks up wins

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team picked up two wins this week, bringing its record to 8-7 on the season.

 

CHS senior Zack Bottoms now has the school record for the most consecutive shutouts, at three.

CES students learn about measurements

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning about measurements.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s class, students are learning about measuring using feet and inches, and learning to convert one to the other.

 

As an exercise, students were asked to measure five of their classmates to see how tall they are.

 

CES second-grader Jaylin Christie smiles as classmate Emerson Gowin measures her.

CIS students, teachers pray together at See You at the Pole

 

They held hands, and prayed for each other and their community.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students, teachers and administrators gathered on Wednesday, Sept. 28, morning for the annual See You at the Pole event, sponsored by Campbellsville middle and high schools’ FCA clubs.

 

Brett Sowell, youth pastor at Elk Horn Baptist Church and a Campbellsville Middle School assistant baseball coach, reads scripture.

CES preschool students color Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun celebrating Easter.

 

In Sherry Cowherd’s class, students colored Easter eggs and then drew some eggs of their own.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson colors Easter eggs.

CES art students make clay fish

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay animals.

 

CES third-graders recently made fish out of clay in their art class.

CES kindergarteners graph with jelly beans

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently practiced their graphing skills with jelly beans.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s class were given a handful of jelly beans.

 

Then, students were asked to sort them by color.

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Novak graphs her jelly beans.

CHS hosts Campbellsville University Day

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted Campbellsville University Day to help students learn all about what the university has to offer.

 

Masi Wilson, at left, who graduated from CHS in May 2015 and now attends CU, poses for a photo with her sister, Sydney, who is a freshman at CHS.

CES students practice reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are working hard to sharpen their reading skills.

 

Luci Shofner’s students recently worked with teacher Laura Dicken to read together.

 

CES teacher Laura Dicken reads with first-graders Destiny Rhinehart, at left, and Colton Maggard.

CMS students make cards for the homeless

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-grade students are working on a service project to help the homeless in Taylor County.

 

CMS fourth-graders Lydia Miller, at left, and Cody Agee work on their cards.

CES students dye Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun dyeing Easter eggs.

 

In Luci Shofner’s class, students first learned how to dye eggs, and wrote about it.

 

CES first-grader Stella Newcomb dyes her Easter eggs.

CMS art students make koinobori

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are making koinobori wind socks to celebrate a Japanese holiday. 

 

CMS fourth-grader Zhi Chen puts finishing touches on his koinobori.

CHS students named state champions at STLP competition

 

Campbellsville High School students brought home several top awards at the state STLP competition.

 

The competition was Wednesday, April 12, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

 

Campbellsville High School students brought home several top awards at the state STLP competition on Wednesday, April 12.

CES preschool students study the letter C

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied the letter C and had cupcakes as a treat for their hard work.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson takes a big bite of his cupcake.

CHS students receive graduation invitations, caps and gowns

 

Campbellsville High School students in the Class of 2017 will graduate in five weeks.

 

Students recently received their graduation invitations to send to friends and family members.

 

They also received their caps and gowns to wear during this year’s graduation ceremony.

 

CHS senior Mallory Haley is all smiles as she receives her cap and gown.

CHS senior soccer players honored

 

Campbellsville High School’s senior soccer players were honored in a special ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

 

CHS senior soccer players were honored in a special ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27. They are, from left, statistician manager Malique Spaulding, head coach Bradley Harris, Michael De Oliveira, Zack Bottoms, Daniel Silva and assistant coach Matthew Schmuck.

CES kindergarteners learn about weights

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about measuring weight.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students are talking about comparing the weights of various objects.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Lisa Wiseman helps students learn that the weight of an object can’t always be determined by how big it is.

CMS students have fun at Friday Finish

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun playing games at Friday Finish.

 

CMS eighth-grader Sae’von Buckner throws a hula-hoop in the human ring toss game.

CES third-graders sharpen math skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class recently spent an afternoon working on multiplication.

 

CES Instructional Assistant Andrea Menes helps third-graders KaMiya Williams, at left, and Isaiah Jeffries with a multiplication problem.

CHS volleyball team battles TC

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team battled Taylor County on Monday, Sept. 26.

 

CHS senior volleyball players talk before the game begins. From left are Brenna Wethington, Caylie Blair, Caroline McMahan, Breanna Spaulding, Deovion Owens and Diamond Thompson.

CES Wings Express students enjoy reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed an afternoon of reading.

 

Students spend time each afternoon working on homework, learning sight words, playing games, learning about crafts and reading with each other.

 

The after-school program will end for the 2016-2017 school year on Friday, May 5.

 

CES third-graders Aleecia Knezevic and Adrianna Garvin read together at Wings Express.

CES Wings Express program receives $1,000 donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Wings Express program recently received a $1,000 donation from Amazon.

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned how to keep their teeth healthy.

 

Dental hygienist Jennifer White, who works at Dr. Randy Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, recently spoke to kindergarteners about the proper way to brush their teeth.

 

Dental hygienist Jennifer White, who works at Dr. Randy Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, shows CES kindergarteners the proper way to brush their teeth.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Sept. 26.

 

From left are sophomore Hayley Stapleton, junior Austin Fitzgerald and senior Laura Lamb. Absent from the photo is Ben Arachi.

CES students ‘level up’ with Lexia

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students who recently “leveled up” with the Lexia and Reading Plus programs were honored at a school-wide assembly on Friday, April 14.

 

Lexia and Reading Plus are technology-based reading programs that help increase reading proficiency for pre-kindergarten students through high school seniors.

CMS, CHS students participate in all-district chorus

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students were recently chosen to participate in the Fourth District all-district junior and senior high choirs.

 

CHS students participating in the senior high all-district choir are, from left, front, junior Haley Fitch and sophomore Hayley Stapleton. Back, juniors Vivian Brown, Darius Wright and Austin Fitzgerald, sophomore Jeremiah Jackson and junior Tiffany Kane.     Students participating in the junior high all-district choir are, from left, CMS eighth-grader Noah Mardis, seventh-graders Cailet Clark and Gabby Skaggs, CHS freshman Gracyne Hash and seventh-grader Colin Harris.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 10.

 

From left, front, are third-grader Lauren Pace, first-grader Lazarick Miller, kindergarteners ReAnna Jeffries and Jasymon Musselwhite, first-grader Molly Wolford and kindergarteners Brea Miller and Scarlett Cook. Back, third-graders Daniel Shively and Bradley Paris, second-graders Aidan Bowles and Isaya Adams, third-graders Anthony Goins and Austin Sloan, first-grader Atticus Strange and second-grader Alex Yang. Absent from the photo is second-grader Lillian Burnett.

KSP trooper talks to CMS sixth-graders

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders recently learned what it’s like to be a law enforcement officer.

 

Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Billy Gregory speaks to CMS sixth-graders about his job in law enforcement and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 10.

 

From left are second-grader Damien Clark, third-grader Cameron Taylor, first-grader Jackson Bates and kindergartner Aubrey Allen.

CMS girls’ basketball team defeats Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ seventh-grade basketball team defeated Russell County on Thursday, Sept. 22.

 

CMS eighth-grader Catlyn Clausen looks for a rebound.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Christina Phipps recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Christina Phipps

CHS academic team starts season

 

Campbellsville High School academic team began its season on Monday, Sept. 26.

 

CHS sophomore Randy Harris thinks about a question.

CHS senior gets role in ‘Shrek the Musical’

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan has been cast in an upcoming production of “Shrek the Musical” at Campbellsville University.

 

Jaleel Cowan

CHS boys’ golf team is runner-up at region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team finished in the runner-up spot at this year’s KHSAA fourth region tournament.

 

And, for the first time since 1977, the team will advance to the state tournament.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team finished in the runner-up spot at this year’s KHSAA fourth region tournament, and now advances to the state tournament. From left are sophomores Myles Murrell and Layton Hord, senior Noah Wagers and juniors Alex Doss and Connor Wilson.

CES preschool students celebrate birthdays

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated two of their classmates’ birthdays.

 

On Monday, April 10, two of Denise Spencer’s students celebrated their fifth birthdays.

 

CES preschool student Finley Williams enjoys a birthday cupcake.     CES preschool student Dahlia Ward enjoys a birthday cupcake.

CES students have fun while learning

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun while learning vocabulary.

 

CES second-graders, from left, Amory Denham, Baylee Pike and Natalia West play Connect 4 with sight words.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 10.

 

From left are senior Caroline McMahan, junior Bryce Richardson, freshman Jasmine Coro and sophomore Glenn Lamer.

CES students make colorful drawings

 

Campbellsville Elementary Schools students recently read a story about a little girl who dreamed there was no color in the world.

 

CES second-grader Bailee Antle holds her finished rainbow drawing.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 17.

 

In front is fourth-grader Tyler Haulk. From left, back, are eighth-grader MaKala Hammett, seventh-grader Caden Cowherd and fifth-grader Kiara Graves. Absent from the photo is sixth-grader Tyler Booth.

Local attorney speaks to CHS students

 

Campbellsville High School students recently heard all about college from a local attorney who recently graduated law school.

 

John Jessie, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in 2004, recently spoke to CHS seniors about making the most out of their college experience.

CHS students win entrepreneurship challenge, advance to state competition

 

A group of Campbellsville High School students has won the Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge and will now advance to state competition.

 

On Tuesday, April 11, CHS freshman Cole Kidwell, sophomore Myles Murrell and junior Cass Kidwell competed at Western Kentucky University.

 

On Tuesday, April 11, CHS freshman Cole Kidwell, sophomore Myles Murrell and junior Cass Kidwell won the Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge and now advance to state competition. From left are Murrell, Cole Kidwell, Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and junior Cass Kidwell.

CES preschool students make apple puzzles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made their very own puzzles.

 

CES preschool student Levi Ritchie cuts out his apple puzzle.

CHS tennis season underway

 

Campbellsville High School’s tennis season is underway.

 

This year’s boys’ and girls’ teams feature a total of four seniors, including Mallory Haley, Kyrsten Hill, Shauna Jones and Zack Settle.

 

Bradley Harris is coaching the girls’ team, and Tyler Hardy is the coach for the boys’ team.

 

This year’s CHS boys’ tennis team is, from left, sophomore Brandon Greer, freshman Patrick Walker, junior Cass Kidwell, senior Zack Settle, juniors Cody Davis and Jackson Hunt and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Devan Keith.     This year’s CHS girls’ tennis team includes, from left, coach Bradley Harris, seniors Mallory Haley and Kyrsten Hill, freshmen Samantha Johnson and Victoria Cox, junior Sara Farmer and senior Shauna Jones.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently spent two weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Nikki Price’s kindergarten class dress for purple day during Color Week.   Students in Lisa Wiseman’s kindergarten class dress for purple day during Color Week. 

CES preschool receives five-star rating

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool program was recently evaluated and has received the highest rating possible – five stars.

 

This school year was the first that the CES program was rated as part of the Kentucky All STARS program, which is administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Department for Community Based Services, the Division of Child Care and the Kentucky Department of Education.

 

CES preschool student Kingstown Cowherd slides down the slide as Jamerius Miller waits his turn, as they and their classmates enjoy some playground time.

CHS Marching Band sweeps class

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band swept its class on Saturday, Sept. 24.

 

CHS sophomores Randy Harris, at left, and Josh Mahan play saxophone.

CHS students learn about art

 

Campbellsville High School students joined together to learn about art this school year.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society features nine members who meet regularly to learn about new and different art concepts.

 

They also take trips together and complete school projects.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society members are, from left, front, sophomores Christina Phipps and Chloe Decker, freshman Shelby Hunt and sophomore Jessie Bennett. Back, freshman Zoe McAninch, senior Tiffany Stagner, sophomore Leslie McKenzie, sponsor and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris, junior Jay Cox and senior Tiffany Stagner.

CES students sample apples, learn about eating healthy

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently sampled several kinds of apples and learned about healthy foods.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, smiles as she answers a question about healthy snacks.

CES students have fun in PE class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education class – and getting a workout at the same time.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s physical education class, students first do some warmup exercises and then have fun playing a game or activity.

 

During a recent class, students played several games at different stations.

 

CES second-grader Chadwick Hamilton jumps.

CES students practice writing letters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing writing letters – in shaving cream.

 

CES kindergartener Quincy Travis writes letters with shaving cream.

CES students learn about contractions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying contractions.

 

In CES Explorers, students recently read “Curious George Goes to the Chocolate Factory” by Margret and H.A. Rey.

 

Students were asked to make contraction cupcakes, in which they matched the top of a cupcake with its bottom, matching a contraction with the words used to make it.

 

CES second-grader Braelyn Taylor plays the contraction cupcake game.

CMS, CHS students learn to critique artwork

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students recently did an exercise to learn how to critique and explain artwork.

 

CMS seventh-grader Dalvian Thornton draws as classmate Logan Rakes describes a piece of artwork.

CES art students create murals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own murals.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, third-graders have studied the purpose of murals, which are large paintings on inside or outside walls.

 

Hash said murals depict everyday objects and can show movement and express feelings.

 

CES third-graders Alyssa Knezevic, at left, and Raelyn Dunn draw their murals of what they enjoy doing in Campbellsville.

CHS teacher uses alternative seating in classroom

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Lindsay Williams is using alternative seating in her classroom, and she says her students love it.

 

CHS juniors, from left, Jeremy Rainwater, Aidan McMahan and Jackson Hunt take notes in Lindsay Williams’s class while sitting in her new couches. In the foreground is junior Connor Wilson.

CMS students learn about fractions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning how to add and subtract fractions.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s fourth-grade math class, students are discussing mixed numerals and fractions.

 

CMS fifth-grade teacher Garnetta Murrell helps Anna Floyd add fractions.

CHS students register for FSA accounts

 

Campbellsville High School seniors are preparing to submit their requests for financial aid to help them attend college.

 

KHEAA representative Audrey Price helps CHS senior Michael De Oliveira register for a FSA ID account.

CES students learn while having fun at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning while having fun at the after-school Wings Express program.

 

Students recently had fun building with blocks and Legos, reading, writing sight words, working math problems, playing basketball and kickball and much more.

 

CES first-grader Addelyn Dooley, at left, and kindergartener LeeAnna Garvin run in the gym.

CHS upperclassmen order class rings

 

Campbellsville High School juniors and seniors ordered class rings last week.

 

CHS juniors Jackson Hunt, at left, and Ryan Wiedewitsch submit their class ring orders.

CES students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about careers.

 

Sonya Orberson, guidance counselor at CES, recently read “Whose Tools Are This?” to students.

 

The book asks students to guess what career a person has by looking at what tools they use.

 

CES kindergarteners Hannah Matias, at left, and Delaney Staton raise their hands when Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson asks what job a person might have if they use a hair dryer.

CIS to become a tobacco-free school district

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon become a tobacco-free school district.

 

Effective with the start of the 2016-2017 school year, no tobacco products will be allowed on Campbellsville Independent Schools’ property.

CMS students learn about character traits

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders are learning about the elements of a story.

 

CMS fourth-grader Abbie Oliver poses by her character traits self-portrait.

CMS students to attend Rogers Explorers program

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Abi Wiedewitsch and John Orberson have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

 

The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science and community service. It is developed, coordinated and supervised by The Center for Rural Development.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Abi Wiedewitsch, at left, and John Orberson have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

CMS students invited to participated in CU leadership program

 

Campbellsville Middle School students have been invited to participate in Campbellsville University’s leadership program, and recently met for an orientation event.

 

CMS eighth-graders participating in this year’s Campbellsville University leadership program are, from left, front, Hassan Alabusalim and Zaquan Cowan. Second row, Ana Clara Moura, Kenzi Forbis, Abi Wiedewitsch and Taylor Knight. Back, Arren Hash, Kameron Smith, John Orberson and Jackson Antle. Clark Kidwell and Tristin Faulkner were unable to attend the orientation event.

CHS sophomore chosen to attend Rogers Scholars program

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Myles Murrell has been chosen to represent Taylor County at the Rogers Scholars program this summer.

 

Murrell will attend a week-long program that focuses on developing business leaders.

 

Myles Murrell

Community leaders read to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students received a visit from several special guests recently.

 

Chuck Vaughn reads to second-grade students.

CHS seniors receive art scholarships

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Kyrsten Hill and Tiffany Stagner recently received scholarships to help them continue their art studies in college.

 

Kyrsten Hill     Tiffany Stagner

CES students help set up computer lab

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently helped assembly a new computer lab for the school.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools CIO Virgil Parker recently enlisted help from CES second-grader Luke Adkins to help set up new computers for a lab in the third-grade wing.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 10.

 

From left are seventh-grader Brice Spaw, sixth-grader Liberty Albrecht, eighth-grader Kameron Smith, fifth-grader Lexi Garvin and fourth-grader Andrew Mardis.

CES art students draw family portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently drew family portraits.

 

CES second-grader River McFarland draws her family.

CHS baseball team picks up wins in Florida

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team picked up several wins during its annual spring break trip to Florida to play in the Fort Walton Beach Bash.

 

CHS defeated Crittenden County on Sunday, April 2, by a score of 12-0.

 

CHS Baseball

CES art students learn to draw still lifes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently learned how to draw still lifes.

 

CES first-graders, from left, Seeley Whitaker, Gabe Prior and Enoch Smith hold their finished still life drawings.

CES students see wild animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently saw – and held – some wild animals.

 

Zoodles animal education program visited CES on Thursday, March 30, to let students see the animals and take photos with them.

 

Steven Thomas of Zoodles brought with him a baby kangaroo named Wendy, a python snake named Barbara, a parrot named Solomon, a blue tongue skink and a bearded dragon.

 

Steven Thomas of Zoodles animal education program holds Barbara the snake as CES Principal Ricky Hunt gives her a kiss.

CMS girls’ basketball teams beat Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ seventh- and eighth-grade basketball teams defeated Hart County on Monday, Sept. 19.

 

CMS eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch looks to pass.

CES art students make eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently made their own eagles.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students used toilet paper towel rolls to paint and form into an eagle.

 

CES first-graders Londyn Smith, at left, and Allison Dean hold their finished Eagles.

About 150 attend CMS student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted student-led conferences on Monday, Sept. 19, with about 150 students and parents attending.

 

CMS sixth-grade teachers Lisa Kearney, at left, and Jan Speer talk to Nasir Johnson and his aunt, Latanja Taylor, about his grades.

CES Wings Express students have fun on playground

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed some time on the playground.

 

During a sunny afternoon, students went outside to swing, slide and have fun together.

 

CES kindergartener Jackson Wright hangs on the monkey bars.

CMS students write haiku poems

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are writing their own haiku poems.

 

CMS fourth-grader Deanna Reardon colors her haiku scroll.

CES students have fun in PE class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are getting exercise – and having fun – in their physical education classes.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s classes, students first do some warmup exercises and then play a sport or game.

 

Recently, kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class had fun playing noodle tag.

 

CES kindergartener Mason Edwards runs as he plays noodle tag.

CHS students attend registration events

 

Campbellsville High School students recently attended registration events to prepare for the 2016-2017 school year.