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CIS to open Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Students who apply and are accepted will attend classes at the iEagle campus, which will be located at Campbellsville Middle School.

 

iEagle is open to students in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning. The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August. Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including, from left, lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

CES preschool students study the letter Q

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet in 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 student Ganivea Gaddie decorates her queen’s crown.

CHS Y Club hosts canned food drive

 

Campbellsville High School Y Club recently sponsored a canned food drive at Campbellsville middle and high schools.

 

The drive was part of junior Zaria Cowan’s service project.

 

Cowan is running for the secretary general office at this year’s KUNA conference.

 

In all, 107 cans were collected and will be donated to the Taylor County Food Pantry.

 

CHS junior Zaria Cowan organized a canned food drive for the Campbellsville High School Y Club. In all, 107 cans were collected and will be donated to the Taylor County Food Pantry.

CMS/CHS volleyball banquet set for Thursday, April 25

 

Campbellsville middle and high school volleyball teams will host a banquet to celebrate this year’s successes.

 

The banquet will be Thursday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria.

 

This year’s CMS team featured four eighth-grade players, including Amelia Christie, Antaya Epps, BreAnna Humphress and Dakota Slone.

 

And the CHS team featured four seniors, including Natalie Caldwell, Samantha Mason, Salena Ritchie and Tatem Wiseman.

 

Eagle Volleyball

Hannah Jones to teach at Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Students who apply and are accepted will attend classes at the iEagle campus, which will be located at Campbellsville Middle School.

 

iEagle is open to students in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades.

 

Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

 

 

iEagle Jones

CHS concert band students prepare for KMEA assessment

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students are preparing for an upcoming assessment.

 

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

 

The band will perform on Tuesday, March 26, at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

CHS concert band members play.

CMS students become inventors

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently became inventors.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students recently created their own inventions using a fictional natural resource.

 

Students portrayed scientists living in Wakanda, where vibranium is the greatest natural resource.

 

CMS seventh-grader Hunter Falls, at left, and eighth-grader Adrianna Sluder use tinfoil and pipe cleaners to make their invention.

CES students celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

 

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

 

Students dressed the part on Friday, March 15, by wearing green shirts, hats, beads and more.

 

St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, March 17.

 

CES students dress in green for St. Patrick’s Day.

CES students learn about helping others

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about helping others feel good about themselves.

 

Molly Sullivan, reigning Miss Lexington, talked to CES students at their assembly on Friday, March 15, about agriculture and positivity.

 

Molly Sullivan, reigning Miss Lexington, talks to CES students at their assembly on Friday, March 15, about agriculture and positivity. At left is CES third-grader Lainey Price, who will participate in the Miss Kentucky program as a Bluegrass Princess for Sullivan.

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Honor Roll

CES student wins essay contest

 

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

 

Gebler was recognized at the CES assembly on Friday, March 15.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Madie Gebler was named a winner in this year’s Grandparent of the Year essay contest. She is pictured with her grandfather, the Rev. Charles Taylor, and Mitzi Tedder, a Taylor County Retired Teachers Association member.

CES names Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Those chosen for the honor include kindergarteners K.J. Fields, Xavien Smith, Jasiahas Anderson, Riley Richardson and Justyce Tucker; first-graders Tabitha Leggett, Bentley Wilhoite, Victrin Ramsey, Piper Patterson and Levi Ritchie; second-graders Zoe Weddle, Jewell Brewster, Ava Caffee, Tristan Teel and Elyzabeth Fisher; third-graders Brody Sidebottom, Londyn Smith, V.V. Patel, London Whitlow and Addysen England; fourth-graders Annabelle Brockman, Emma Estes and Joseph Greer; and fifth-graders Braydn Spurling, LaDainien Smith, Elizabeth Smith and Madison Philpott.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Tabitha Leggett, second-grader Elyzabeth Fisher, kindergarteners Riley Richardson, Justyce Tucker, Jasiahas Anderson and Xavien Smith, second-grader Ava Caffee and first-graders Piper Patterson and Bentley Wilhoite. Second row, fifth-grader Braydn Spurling, fourth-grader Emma Estes, third-graders V.V. Patel and Brody Sidebottom, second-grader Zoe Weddle, first-grader Victrin Ramsey, kindergartener K.J. Fields and second-grader Tristan Teel. Back, fifth-grader Elizabeth Smith, third-graders Addysen England and Londyn Smith, fourth-grader Annabelle Brockman, third-grader London Whitlow, fourth-grader Joseph Greer and fifth-graders LaDainien Smith and Madison Philpott. Absent from the photo are first-grader Levi Ritchie and second-grader Jewell Brewster.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 11.

 

They are kindergarteners Darius Hite, Peyton Mascarenas, Nevaeh Milburn and Zaylee Shietze; first-graders Nicole Reynolds, Dillion Wilson and Kyler Wilson; second-graders Aubreigh Knifley, Aleja Taylor and Laurna McKenzie; third-graders Kadance Ford, Lucian Abel, Gemma Bledsoe and Ben Lord; fourth-graders Dalton Shively and Baylee Pike; and fifth-graders Jayden Harris, Amaya Anguiano, Adrianna Garvin and Jonathan Releford.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Laurna McKenzie and kindergarteners Nevaeh Milburn and Peyton Mascarenas. Second row, third-grader Gemma Bledsoe, fourth-grader Baylee Pike, second-graders Aubreigh Knifley and Aleja Taylor, first-grader Kyler Wilson and third-grader Kadance Ford. Back, third-grader Ben Lord, fifth-grader Adrianna Garvin, fourth-grader Dalton Shively, kindergartener Darius Hite, third-grader Lucian Abel and fifth-grader Jayden Harris. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Zaylee Shietze, first-graders Nicole Reynolds and Dillion Wilson and fifth-graders Amaya Anguiano and Jonathan Releford.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of March 11.

 

They are kindergartener Dane Gray, first-grader Fallyn Smith, second-grader Addison Perkins, third-grader Hunter Clark, fourth-grader Joseph VanWinkle and fifth-grader Demetrious Dickens.

 

From left are fifth-grader Demetrious Dickens, second-grader Addison Perkins, kindergartener Dane Gray and third-grader Hunter Clark. Absent from the photo are first-grader Fallyn Smith and fourth-grader Joseph VanWinkle.

CES students go grocery shopping

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently went grocery shopping to help them learn about counting money and spending on a budget.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are studying the value of money.

 

To learn, and have a bit of fun, students played a game in which they were given $10 in bills and coins to “buy” groceries.

 

CES third-graders Serenity Taylor, at left, and Asia Singleton buy items in the grocery shopping game.

CES students begin ‘Only One You’ rock garden project

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently began a project to celebrate their individuality and uniqueness.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Donna White is leading the project as a way to help students discover that they are all different, and differences should be celebrated.

 

CES fourth-grader Lily Coots paints her rock.

CES art students draw action

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently learned to draw action.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students are learning about drawing people in motion.

 

CES fourth-grader KayLee Lamer draws a person doing a flip.

CES preschool students learn while having fun

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun while learning.

 

In Julie Shelton’s classroom, students practice writing, counting, spelling and more every day.

 

After their work is done, her students spend some time having fun together.

 

CES preschool student Jaziah Turner has fun with magnifying glasses.

CHS track teams finish seventh

 

Campbellsville High School track teams finished in seventh place at the first meet of the season on Wednesday, March 13, in Green County.

 

Several track team members fared well in their individual events.

 

CHS senior track team members are, from left, Natalie Caldwell, Davon Cecil, Ian McAninch, Joe Pipes, Evan McAninch, Charlie Pettigrew, Daesean Vancleave and Christa Riggs. Absent from the photo is senior Tristan Johnson.

‘CES Goes Hollywood’ set for March 21

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a star-studded kindergarten preview night.

 

“CES Goes Hollywood” will be Thursday, March 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

 

The event is for all future kindergarten students, regardless of where they will attend school.

 

CES Goes Hollywood

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Isabella Osborne recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Thursday, March 14, Osborne has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Isabella Osborne

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman MaCayla Falls, sophomore Colin Harris, junior Conner Riley and senior Abbie Dicken.

 

From left are sophomore Colin Harris, senior Abbie Dicken, junior Conner Riley and freshman MaCayla Falls.

CHS students study Cold War conflicts

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about Cold War conflicts.

 

AP human geography students In Blake Milby’s class learned about the Korean War, Space Race, Berlin Wall, U2 incident, Bay of Pigs invasion, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War and the Soviet-Afghan War.

 

CHS freshmen Bia Moura and Skyler Olinski, in foreground, deliver their Cold War conflict presentation for teacher Blake Milby, at left, and Campbellsville Middle School exceptional child educator Chop Bridgewater.

CHS students, staff members donate blood

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members are saving lives.

 

CHS National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Friday, March 8.

 

Kentucky Blood Center officials were on-hand to help students, faculty and community members donate.

 

Twenty-five people donated.

 

CHS junior Lauryn Agathen donates blood.

CIS superintendent to be featured on ‘Dialogue on Public Issues’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith will appear on an upcoming episode of Campbellsville University’s television show “Dialogue on Public Issues.”

 

John Chowning, executive assistant to the president for government, community and contingent relations, hosts the show.

 

Smith will discuss the academic programs offered at CIS, including some new plans for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, will appear on an upcoming episode of Campbellsville University’s television show “Dialogue on Public Issues,” with host John Chowning, executive assistant to the president for government, community and contingent relations.

CHS FCCLA students attend spring regional meeting

 

Campbellsville High School Family and Consumer Sciences students attended the spring Region 14 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America meeting on Wednesday, March 13, in Columbia.

 

CHS senior Destiny Deason, who serves as Region 14 first vice president, helped conduct the meeting.

 

Members and guests participated in leadership development activities, including training and round table sessions.

 

CHS FCCLA members attended the spring Region 14 meeting on Wednesday, March 13. Those attending are, from left, advisor Deanna Campbell, freshman Abby Turner, junior Shelby Smith, sophomores Chloe Cox and Chloe Garrett, seniors Caleigh Bright and Destiny Deason and juniors Harlie Bishop, Tahler Franklin and Jewell Cox.

CMS hosts after-school study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School is hosting free after-school study sessions to help students with course work and upcoming K-PREP tests.

 

Students can stay after school to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects, use school computers, receive K-PREP testing help and more.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins laughs as she and her classmates pet a pig. The pig was brought to school after students studied a reading passage about pigs.

CES kindergarteners learn about teamwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently got some exercise in their physical education class, but also learned about teamwork.

 

In Zach Durham’s classes, students learned how to work together to hold a large parachute, and then how to make it float in the air.

 

CES physical education teacher Zach Durham walks under the parachute with his kindergarten students.

CES kindergarteners make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are making pinch pots.

 

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

 

CES kindergartener James DeBrot adds designs to her pot.

CES students participate in coloring contest

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently participated in a coloring contest.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students were given a picture of paintbrushes and a color palate.

 

Each student colored a picture and Hash chose the best from each class.

 

CES second-grader Tristan Teel colors.

CHS to host Adulting Day

 

Campbellsville High School will host a day of events to help students learn skills they will need in their adult lives.

 

Adulting Day is set for Thursday, May 2, at 9 a.m.

 

Community partners will come to CHS to help students learn several skills, from balancing a checkbook to changing a tire to self-defense.

 

CHS

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Reggie Thomas recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Tuesday, March 12, Thomas has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Reggie Thomas

CES preschool students study hibernation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied hibernation.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students learned about animals that hibernate each winter and then come out again in the spring.

 

CES instructional assistant Tesa Novak helps preschool student Caleb Tucker make his hibernation caves.

CIS makes calendar changes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ officials have made changes to the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

After spring break, students will attend class each Friday until 3 p.m.

 

CIS Calendar 2018-2019 Update

Car dealership receives Change Award

 

Don Franklin car dealership received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 11.

 

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

 

Don Franklin Family of Dealerships received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Don Franklin, represented by employee Joe Lee, with the classified Change Award.

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Paige Cook received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 11.

 

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

 

Cook received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CMS teacher Paige Cook with the certified Change Award.

CES cafeteria manager receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Cafeteria Manager Shelly Wilson received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 11.

 

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

 

Wilson received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CES Cafeteria Manager Shelly Wilson with the classified Change Award.

CES students begin ‘Only One You’ rock garden project

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently began a project to celebrate their individuality and uniqueness.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Donna White is leading the project as a way to help students discover that they are all different, and differences should be celebrated.

 

CES fourth-grader Jayden Moore paints his rock.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of March 4.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extracurricular activities.

 

A male and female student in each grade level receive the honor each week.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of March 4 are, from left, sixth-graders Chase Gabehart and Averi Perkins, seventh-graders Luke McDonald and Jasper Wright and eighth-grader Aden Young. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Bre Humphress.

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Nate Arachi recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Monday, March 11, Arachi has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Nate Arachi

CHS students complete industry certification

 

Campbellsville High School students recently completed an industry certification to help them become college and career ready.

 

Several students recently passed exams to receive family and community services industry certification.

 

CHS

CES kindergarteners sharpen reading skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are working every day to improve their reading skills.

 

Students rotate in groups each day to work on writing, spelling and reading aloud.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff listens as Katniss Hudson reads.

CES students work in groups to sharpen reading skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working every day to improve their reading skills.

 

Students are routinely divided into groups based on reading level and ability.

 

CES second-grader Brea Miller rolls the dice to see which word she will write next.

CMS volleyball teams play in CKMSAC tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently played in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament to end the season.

 

Sixth-graders defeated Russell County in the first round, by a score of 2-1, to advance to semifinals.

 

CMS took on Green County in the semifinals, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS sixth-graders Anna Floyd, at left, and Keeley Dicken dive for the ball.

CMS volleyball team defeats Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Casey County.

 

Seventh- and eighth-grade squads won their matches.

 

The sixth-grade players battled, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS eighth-grader Antaya Epps and seventh-grader Chloe Thompson hug after their win.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently took on Taylor County in the 20th District tournament.

 

The CHS team battled hard, but ultimately lost the close game.

 

CHS junior Mikael Vaught protects the ball.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team recently took on Marion County in the 20th District tournament.

 

The Lady Eagles fought hard, but weren’t able to get the win.

 

CHS freshman Bre Gowdy drives the ball.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School celebrated National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Events began Monday, March 4, and concluded Friday, March 8.

 

Students dressed up each day, and the club hosted a service project.

 

CMS students dress for their future careers on Career Day.

CES students enjoy reading time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are enjoying reading time in their classrooms.

 

During a recent morning in Nikki Price’s kindergarten class, students took some time to sit together and enjoy their new library books.

 

Clockwise, from left, kindergarteners Madilyn Caswell, Anthony McClure, Brian Daniels and Kendall Combs read together.

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

Campbellsville High School students are hosting shows on three local radio stations to spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

News Team members are working with local radio stations Q-104, K-Country and WLCU to deliver news about CIS to the Taylor County community.

 

CHS junior Zoe McAninch talks on Q-104 radio station about what’s happening at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

CES students learn with puzzles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning math skills while putting together puzzles.

 

In Amanda Greer’s second-grade class, students are practicing counting by tens, twenties, forties, hundreds and more.

 

As an activity, students put together puzzles that contained a picture, but also numbers to count.

 

CES second-grader Jasymon Musselwhite puts together a math puzzle.

CES contest winners announced

 

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

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and ended Friday, March 8.

 

On Friday, winners of the student hat decorating contest and teacher door decorating contest were announced.

 

In the Dr. Seuss hat decorating competition, from left, kindergartener Lainey Cook won first place, kindergartener Tate Jones won second place and third-grader Owen Skaggs received third place.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

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

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and ended Friday, March 8.

 

On Friday, students dressed for Favorite Dr. Seuss Day. Students dressed as their favorite Dr. Seuss characters.

 

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

CHS senior class to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School senior class will host a dinner fundraiser at Wings, Pizza N Things on Monday, April 15, from 6 to 9 p.m.

 

The class will receive 10 percent of proceeds to go toward project graduation.

 

CHS seniors will be at the restaurant to help clean and clear tables.

 

Wings Pizza N Things

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 4.

 

They are kindergarteners Easton Crum, Robert White and Connor Wise; first-graders Lasca Martin, Linnly Adams and Carter Short; second-graders Keagan Shearer, Alex Eggers and Serenity Bell; third-graders Lacey Neal, Karson Burchett, Carter Bell and V.V. Patel; fourth-graders Gavin Martin, Damien Clark and Seamus Huber; and fifth-graders Grayson Dooley, Liz Smith, Toby Adams and Madie Gebler.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Robert White, first-graders Lasca Martin and Carter Short, kindergartner Connor Wise and second-grader Serenity Bell. Second row, kindergartener Easton Crum, third-graders Karson Burchett and Carter Bell, fourth-grader Gavin Martin and second-grader Alex Eggers. Back, fifth-grader Madie Gebler, third-grader Lacey Neal, fifth-graders Toby Adams and Liz Smith, second-grader Keagan Shearer, fourth-grader Damien Clark and fifth-grader Grayson Dooley. Absent from the photo are first-grader Linnly Adams, third-grader V.V. Patel and fourth-grader Seamus Huber.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of March 4.

 

They are kindergartener Brian Daniels, first-grader Cameron Dean, second-grader Ryne Gumm, third-grader Alex Mixtega, fourth-grader Julian Smith and fifth-grader Savannah Wethington.

 

From left are kindergartener Brian Daniels, second-grader Ryne Gumm, fifth-grader Savannah Wethington, first-grader Cameron Dean, fourth-grader Julian Smith and third-grader Alex Mixtega.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and will end Friday, March 8.

 

Thursday was Oh, the Places You’ll Go Day. Students dressed for the college they will attend or their future career.

 

CES students dress for the college they will attend or their future career on Oh, the Places You’ll Go Day.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Thursday, March 7, was Team Thursday, with students dressing for Jersey Day.

 

CMS students dress in jerseys for Team Thursday.

CES students learn about MLK

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

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

 

CES first-grader Tabitha Leggett writes an essay about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CES students learn new words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are expanding their vocabularies and learning new letter sounds.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently learned words that end in “ap,” “at” and “et.”
 

CES kindergartener Mason Perkins practices writing words ending in “at.”

CHS students design experiments

 

Campbellsville High School biology students recently designed their own experiments.

 

In an experiment, AP students In Lauren Bennett’s class studied the effects of changes in temperature, pH and enzyme concentration on enzyme reaction rates.

 

As a follow-up exercise, Bennett asked her students to design their own experiments to study enzyme reaction rates.

 

From left, CHS sophomores Tristin Faulkner, Blase Wheatley and Jeffrey Sustaita work together to design their experiment.

CMS art students participate in Google competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently participated in a competition to design a logo for the Google company.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s art class competed in the Doodle for Google competition.

 

For their entries, students were asked to think about what they hope for when they get older.

 

CMS seventh-graders CheyAnn Edwards, at left, and Brooklyn Mays discuss their ideas for the Doodle for Google contest.

CMS, CHS archers qualify for state tournament

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery team members recently competed at National Archery in the Schools Program regional competition, and seven have advanced to the state level.

 

At the regional competition, the CHS team scored its highest overall score this season, at 3,127 points.

 

The CMS also team scored its personal best, at 2,892.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery team members recently competed at National Archery in the Schools Program regional competition, and seven have advanced to the state level. From left, front, are seventh-graders Hunter Falls and Braelyn Price and eighth-grader Seth Hash. Back, CHS freshman MaCayla Falls, junior Aleah Knifley, sophomore Colin Harris and junior Cole Kidwell.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Adin Hunt, sophomore Trinity Lobb, junior Kaleigh Hunt and senior Spencer Swafford.

 

From left are senior Spencer Swafford, junior Kaleigh Hunt, freshman Adin Hunt and sophomore Trinity Lobb.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and will end Friday, March 8.

 

On Wednesday, students dressed for Wacky Wednesday. Students wore their wackiest clothing.

 

CES students dress in their wackiest clothing for Wacky Wednesday.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Wednesday, March 6, was Watch Us Serve Wednesday, with students dressing for Inspiration Day. Students dressed as someone who inspires them.

 

CMS students dress as those who inspire them for Watch Us Serve Wednesday.

CES students study fractions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning about fractions.

 

In their math classes, students are learning what fractions represent, and when they are used in real life.

 

CES fifth-grader Kendall Bright practices adding and multiplying fractions.

CHS students conduct mock trial

 

Campbellsville High School students recently conducted their own murder trial to learn about the process.

 

Advanced Placement U.S. government students in Susan Dabney’s class recently learned all about the criminal and civil trial process.

 

To test their knowledge, students portrayed prosecutors, defense attorneys, witnesses, jurors, bailiffs and more during a mock trial to learn about the process.

 

CHS sophomore Carly Adams testifies.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and will end Friday, March 8.

 

Tuesday was Fox in Socks Day. Students wore crazy socks.

 

CES students wear crazy socks for Fox in Socks Day.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Tuesday, March 5, was Take Pride Tuesday, with students dressing for Purple and Gold Day.

 

CMS students dress in purple and gold for Take Pride Tuesday.

CMS students make cell models

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students are studying plant and animal cells.

 

As an activity, students recently made their own cell models.

 

In Jan Speer’s class, sixth-graders are learning the different parts of plant and animal cells, and discussed their similarities and differences.

 

CMS sixth-graders, from left, Destiny Milby, Will Wooley and Chase Gabehart talk about their model with teacher Jan Speer.

CES students make owl sculptures

 

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

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, kindergarteners are learning about different art forms.

 

They learned that any art that has a form is called a sculpture.

 

CES kindergartener Paris Washington-Hall holds her owl.

CHS students study neurological disorders

 

Campbellsville High School anatomy students are studying neurological disorders.

 

Students in Lauren Bennett’s class are learning about disorders that impact the brain.

 

As a project, students chose a disorder, researched it and prepared a presentation for their classmates.

 

CHS senior Reagan Knight discusses Alzheimer’s disease.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Monday, March 4, was Multiply Your Reach Monday, with students dressing for Nerd Day.

 

CMS staff members dress as nerds for Multiply Your Reach Monday.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and will end Friday, March 8.

 

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

 

Monday was No, I’m Not Getting Up Today. Students wore their pajamas.

 

CES students dress in their pajamas for No, I’m Not Getting Up Today.

CES serves nearly 160 students in free supper program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are receiving a free breakfast, lunch and supper.

 

Board of Education members recently created a free supper feeding program for the school, to coincide with after-school enrichment programs.

 

The program began on Monday, March 4, and 158 meals were served.

 

CES fifth-grader Ethan Irwin receives a free supper as part of the school’s new free supper feeding program.

CIS superintendent reads Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith is celebrating Dr. Seuss.

 

Smith recently visited Kentucky Christian Academy to read “Hop on Pop” by Dr. Seuss.

 

He read the book as part of Read Across America activities at KCA.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently visited Kentucky Christian Academy to read “Hop on Pop” by Dr. Seuss. He read the book as part of Read Across America activities.

CHS to offer Big Picture Learning program

 

Campbellsville High School will soon offer another program for students to prepare for life after graduation.

 

Students chosen to participate will be immersed in internship training for their future careers, while at the same time completing their classroom studies.

 

The program is part of a Big Picture Learning initiative, which will begin on a full scale at CHS in the 2019-2020 school year.

 

CHS Learning Pathways

CES to begin supper feeding program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will soon receive a free breakfast, lunch and supper.

 

Campbellsville Board of Education members recently created a free supper feeding program for the school, to coincide with the school’s after-school enrichment programs.

 

The program will begin on Monday, March 4, pending state approval.

 

CES

CES preschool teachers attend Preschool Palooza

 

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

 

Taylor County Public Library hosted the event on Saturday, March 2.

 

Several local agencies attended to meet with children who will soon attend preschool.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool teachers and other staff members attended a Preschool Palooza event on Saturday, March 2, to spread the word about their programs. From left are Campbellsville middle and elementary school AmeriCorps tutors Ashleigh Lewis and Jasmine Dowell, Campbellsville Family Resource Center Coordinator Courtney Sowell, preschool teachers Denise Spencer and Angie Newton and assistant Lisa Durham.

CES academic team wins at region competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team competed in Regional Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, March 2, and won several awards.

 

The team finished quick recall competition in fourth place.

 

The future problem solving team finished in third place.

 

And fifth-grader Connor Coots placed fourth in social studies.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team competed in Regional Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, March 2, and won several awards. The team finished quick recall competition in fourth place. The future problem solving team finished in third place, and fifth-grader Connor Coots placed fourth in social studies. CES academic team members are, from left, front, fifth-graders Connor Coots, Nora Harris and Cameron Estes and fourth-grader Cayton Lawhorn. Back, fifth-grader Ethan Garrison, FPS coach Debbie Edwards, fourth-grader Marissa Sumners, fifth-graders Bradley Paris and Grayson Dooley and coach Samantha Coomer.

CES teachers compete in door decorating contest as part of Read Across America events

 

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

 

Read Across America events will begin on Monday, March 4, and end Friday, March 8.

 

As part of the week, teachers have decorated their classroom doors for a contest.

 

Photos of the doors have been posted on the Campbellsville Independent Schools Facebook Page.

 

The door with the most “likes” will win.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School teachers are competing in a Dr. Seuss door decorating contest. The door receiving the most “likes” via the Campbellsville Independent Schools Facebook Page will win.

CES to auction gift baskets as part of Read Across America events

 

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

 

Read Across America events will begin on Monday, March 4, and end Friday, March 8.

 

As part of the week, teachers have created gift baskets to auction.

 

The baskets will be auctioned via the Campbellsville Independent Schools Facebook Page.

 

This is one of several gift baskets up for auction as part of Read Across America Week at Campbellsville Elementary School. The minimum bid for each basket is $25. All proceeds will benefit CES.

CHS English class hosts Student Showcase

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted a Student Showcase to feature projects based on naturalism and realism.

 

In Ben Davis’s class, students recently read stories written by Jack London and Bret Harte, and watched the film “Into the Wild.”

 

As a culminating activity, students created projects analyzing the literary elements in the books and movie.

 

CHS junior Lathan Cubit presents his project.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

John Eastridge reads to CES second-grade students.

Business owner speaks to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students were recently visited by a local business owner who was recently featured on national television.

 

Camille O’Banion, who owns local bakery Cakes by Camille, spoke to students during their assembly on Friday, March 1.

 

O’Banion recently competed on the Food Network show “Winner Cake All.”

 

Camille O’Banion, who owns Cakes by Camille, speaks to Campbellsville Elementary School students during their assembly on Friday, March 1.

CES names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 25.

 

They are kindergarteners Bradlee Carchio, Keegan Davis, Joseph Segura and Aubree Hall; first-graders Konnar Hicks, Emmaline Vespie and Dahlia Ward; second-graders Joey Bledsoe, Kairi Brooking, Ava Caffee and Madison Haywood; third-graders Addelyn Dooley, Tommy Caswell, Mataya Carchio and Drelynn Hollins; fourth-graders Maddox Hawkins, River McFarland and Yazlyn Sutton; and fifth-graders Malikiah Spurling, Carson Mills, Nora Harris and Izak Burress.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Dahlia Ward, second-grader Joey Bledsoe, kindergarteners Bradlee Carchio and Joseph Segura, second-graders Ava Caffee and Kairi Brooking and kindergarteners Aubree Hall and Keegan Davis. Second row, fifth-grader Izak Burress, third-grader Drelynn Hollins, first-graders Konnar Hicks and Emmaline Vespie, third-graders Mataya Carchio and Addelyn Dooley and fifth-grader Malikiah Spurling. Back, fourth-grader Yazlyn Sutton, third-grader Tommy Caswell, fourth-graders River McFarland and Maddox Hawkins and fifth-graders Nora Harris and Carson Mills. Absent from the photo is second-grader Madison Haywood.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 25.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 25 are sixth-grader Aidan Phillips, seventh-graders Nathan McFarland and Hennessy Smith and eighth-graders Asia Barbour and Chris Clark.

CMS students practice multiplication

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are sharpening their multiplication skills.

 

Exceptional education teacher Chop Bridgewater helps students each day learn math and reading skills.

 

CMS exceptional child educator Chop Bridgewater helps sixth-grader Tyler Haulk with a multiplication problem.

CHS students study chemical reactions

 

Campbellsville High School chemistry students recently performed an experiment to study heat created during chemical reactions.

 

In Mary Jo Hazel’s class, AP students worked together to determine the heat capacity of a calorimeter.

 

CHS juniors Gavin Johnson, at left, and Zoe McAninch check the temperature of their chemical reaction.

CES preschool students study the letter H

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied the letter H.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s class learned how to write the letter in uppercase and lowercase, and talked about objects that begin with H.

 

CES preschool student Ayana Flores decorates her hat.

CHS basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball players were recently honored for their performance this season, in the classroom and on the court.

 

At the 20th District tournament championship games, this year’s all-season and all-tournament winners were announced.

 

This year’s CHS girls’ basketball all-district award winners are, from left, freshman Bre Gowdy, senior Malaya Hoskins and sophomore Abi Wiedewitsch. Wiedewitsch and Gowdy were named to the all-district all-season team. Gowdy was also named to the all-district tournament team. And Hoskins was named to the all-district academic team.     This year’s CHS boys’ basketball all-district winners are, from left, seniors Taj Sanders and Davon Cecil, junior Malachi Corley and sophomore Arren Hash. Sanders, Corley and Hash were named to the all-district all-season team. Sanders and Corley were also named to the all-district tournament team. And Cecil was named to the all-district academic team.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 25.

 

They are freshman Myricle Gholston, sophomore Jake Dicken, junior Grant Rinehart and senior Destiny Deason.

 

From left are senior Destiny Deason, freshman Myricle Gholston and sophomore Jake Dicken. Absent from the photo is junior Grant Rinehart.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 18.

 

They are freshman Cailet Clark, sophomore Clark Kidwell, junior Blake Allen and senior Caleigh Bright.

 

From left are freshman Cailet Clark, senior Caleigh Bright, sophomore Clark Kidwell and junior Blake Allen.

CES preschool students practice counting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are practicing counting.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students are learning about money and how it is used to purchase items.

 

As an activity, Shelton “sold” food items to her students, and they counted pennies to “pay.”

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton collects “payment” from Caleb Tucker as he “buys” his food by counting pennies. Kameron Montes, at left, waits his turn.

CMS students take learning outside

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders recently took their learning outside.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s language arts class, students are reading “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton.

 

In the story, Ponyboy has a strong connection to sunsets.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins talks to sixth-grader Aidan Phillips about his sunset.

CMS choir students to present ‘Through the Decades’

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir students are preparing for their spring show.

 

CMS choir will present “Through the Decades” on Sunday, April 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

CMS Choir

CHS show choir to present ‘Soundtrack to our Lives’

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir will present its spring concert on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4.

 

The concert is entitled “Soundtrack to our Lives,” and will include performances of songs featured in popular television shows and movies.

 

CHS Show Choir

CMS eighth-grade volleyball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade volleyball players were recently recognized.

 

The players were honored before their last home game of the season, a match vs. Casey County on Tuesday, Feb. 26.c

 

CMS eighth-grade volleyball players were honored recently for their dedication to their team. From left are assistant coach Ashlyn Flock, Antaya Epps, BreAnna Humphress, head coach Shajuana Ditto, Dakota Slone, Amelia Christie and assistant coach Cody Jones.

CHS students to participate in DYW program

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about the Distinguished Young Women program, and have been invited to attend an upcoming orientation.

 

CHS seniors Elizabeth Sullivan, Reagan Knight, Hayley Stapleton and Abbie Dicken, who participated in the DYW program last year, spoke to their junior classmates about their DYW experience.

 

From left, CHS seniors Abbie Dicken, Hayley Stapleton and Elizabeth Sullivan, Taylor County DYW committee member Stephanie Johnson and senior Reagan Knight talk to CHS students about their DYW experiences.

CMS, CHS students host poetry café

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are writing poetry and recently presented their work to their classmates.

 

In their English classes, Tyler Hardy’s students are asked to write several types of poems, including slam poems, I Am poems, haikus, Where I’m From poems, lyric poems and more.

 

After their poems were finished, students presented them in a Poetry Café setting.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Weston Mattingly reads his poetry.

CMS, CHS students to exhibit artwork

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students will soon display their artwork in an exhibit at the Taylor County Public Library.

 

In honor of March being recognized as Youth Art Month, the library will host an exhibit of artwork made by Campbellsville Middle School advanced art students and Campbellsville High School AP art students.

 

The work will be on display from Monday, March 18, through Friday, March 29.

 

CMS-CHS Art Exhibit

CMS volleyball team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Clinton County.

 

The sixth- and seventh-grade squads won their matches.

 

Sixth-graders won by a score of 2-1, and seventh-graders won by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS seventh-grader Braelyn Price hits the ball.

CMS students learn about career paths

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently talked about preparing for their future careers.

 

Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch recently talked to students about why it’s important to think about what they want to be when they become adults.

 

She discussed several career paths with students, and they took a quiz to see which one might fit them the best.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch talks to eighth-graders Mary Russell, at left, and Seth Hash about their career quizzes.

CES art students make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently made their own clay pots.

 

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

 

CES first-grader Piper Patterson adds designs to her pot.

CES preschool students learn about hibernation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning about hibernation.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students recently talked about animals that hibernate in the winter.

 

As an activity, students made their very own snakes about of construction paper.

 

CES preschool student Skyler Bray glues together her snake made out of shapes.

CIS releases calendar for 2019-2020

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has released its calendar for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

The first day of class will be Wednesday, Aug. 14.

 

Calendar 2019-2020

CES preschoolers practice writing in shaving cream

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are practicing their writing skills.

 

In Angie Newton’s class, students are working hard to learn how to write all the letters of the alphabet.

 

Recently, students spent time practicing their letters by writing them in shaving cream.

 

CES preschool teacher Angie Newton helps student Joshua Laytart write letters in shaving cream.

CES preschool students learn shapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning to identify and draw shapes.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students are learning to trace patterns to draw pictures.

 

CES preschool student Addison Allen traces shapes.

CHS students learn job, like skills

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning skills to help them for life after high school.

 

Wendy Sabo, community based work transition program coordinator, works with about 40 students to help them learn workplace and life skills.

 

CHS senior Travis Nash enjoys vacuuming at Green River Ministries.

CMS students battle in dodgeball games

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are working to become stronger, faster and healthier in their physical education classes.

 

Each day in Campbellsville middle and high school teacher Dale Estes’s physical education classes, students stretch their muscles, do exercises and more to have fun and get some exercise.

 

CMS seventh-grader Ethan Cox catches a dodgeball.

CHS art students make tessellations

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently made their own tessellations.

 

Tessellations are interlocking and repeated patterns of shapes, similar to how pieces of a puzzle fit together.

 

CHS sophomore Emily Kerns uses marker to add color to her tessellation.

CHS swim teams finish fifth, seventh

 

Campbellsville High School swim teams recently competed at Campbellsville University.

 

The girls’ team finished in fifth place, and the boys’ team was seventh.

 

In the girls’ 200-medley relay, the CHS team finished fifth.

 

CHS senior Joe Pipes swims.

CMS, CHS teachers battle archery team members

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery team members recently took on their teachers in a shoot to see who has the best aim.

 

The team, which is competing in its first season, is preparing for upcoming competitions.

 

To get some practice – and have some fun – the students challenged their teachers to a competition.

 

CMS teacher Steven Gumm calculates his score with Hugh Leachman, grandfather of archery team member CMS sixth-grader Noah Leachman, and CHS sophomore Colin Harris.

CHS swim team competes

 

Campbellsville High School swim team recently competed in Elizabethtown.

 

In the boys’ 200-yard medley relay, the CHS team finished third.

 

The team is made up of seniors Joe Pipes and Brandon Greer, junior Gavin Johnson and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Seth Hash.

 

CHS junior Gavin Johnson swims.

CHS bowler advances to semifinals in region competition

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ bowling team recently participated in region competition to end its season.

 

In the team portion of the competition, the CHS squad defeated Green County in the first round.

 

CHS lost a close match to Taylor County in the second round. Final score was 2-3.

 

CHS sophomore Jake Dicken bowls.

CHS girls’ junior varsity basketball team defeats LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ junior varsity basketball team recently defeated LaRue County.

 

Final score was 43-20.

 

In the varsity match up, the CHS team battled, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS freshman Lainey Watson goes to the basket.

CMS volleyball team defeats Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently took on Russell County.

 

The sixth-grade squad got a win.

 

Seventh- and eighth-grade squads battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CMS seventh-grader Braelyn Price hits the ball.

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams recently took on Green County.

 

The boys’ team picked up a win.

 

Final score was 68-62.

 

With the win, head coach Tim Davis received his 600th coaching win.

 

CHS boys’ varsity basketball team recently defeated Green County. With the win, head coach Tim Davis has won 600 games in his coaching career. He is pictured with this family. From left are his daughter Jordan Jessie, son-in-law John Jessie, grandsons Beckett Jessie and Cash Davis, Davis and his wife Joni, granddaughter Lylah Davis, son Ben Davis and daughter-in-law Stephanie Davis.

CMS volleyball team defeats Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Metcalfe County.

 

Sixth-graders won their match by a score of 2-1.

 

Seventh- and eighth-graders battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CMS sixth-grader Dezarae Washington hits the ball.

CHS boys’ junior varsity, varsity basketball teams defeat Bethlehem

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ junior varsity and varsity basketball teams recently defeated Bethlehem.

 

Final score of the junior varsity game was 52-43.

 

And final score of the varsity game was 68-53.

 

CHS sophomore Jastyn Shively goes to the basket.

CMS volleyball team takes on Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently took on Green County.

 

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade squads battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chloe Thompson, at left, and sixth-grader Miley Hash go for the ball.

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

The boys’ team picked up a win.

 

Final score was 100-72.

 

CHS boys’ basketball players celebrate their win. From left are junior Mark Rigsby and sophomores Tristin Faulkner, John Orberson and Arren Hash.

CHS boys’ freshman, JV basketball teams take on Hart County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshman and junior varsity basketball teams recently took on Hart County.

 

In the freshman game, the CHS team lost by a score of 39-54.

 

And the junior varsity team battled, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS freshman Brice Spaw fights for the rebound.

CES students practice multiplication

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are practicing multiplication.

 

In Hannah Jones’s class, students are working hard to practice multiplying one, two, three and four digits by using a variety of strategies.

 

CES teacher Hannah Jones helps third-grader Karsyn Smith solve a multiplication problem.

CHS fishing team hosts first ‘shop and swap’ event

 

Campbellsville High School fishing team recently hosted its first “shop and swap” event.

 

Admission proceeds went to the fishing team to help purchase supplies for the upcoming season.

 

CHS juniors Cole Kidwell, at left, and Blake Allen and parent Todd Hughes shop at the “shop and swap.”

CHS band students participate in CU honors band

 

Campbellsville High School band students recently participated in the Campbellsville University Honors Band program.

 

The students attended rehearsals on the CU campus on Thursday, Feb. 14, and Friday, Feb. 15.

 

More than 100 of the best high school band students around Kentucky were invited to participate.

 

Campbellsville High School band students recently participated in the Campbellsville University Honors Band program. Those participating are, from left, senior Ruby Hatfield and juniors Abie Angel and Conner Riley. They are pictured with CHS Band Director Zach Shelton.

Former CHS cheerleading coach to receive Brigid DeVries Award

 

Campbellsville High School’s former cheerleading coach Carol Gossage will be honored next month for her outstanding leadership skills.

 

Kentucky High School Coaches Association gives an annual award in honor of the association’s first – and only – female executive director Brigid DeVries.

 

Carol Gossage

The late Bobby Brockman to receive Bob Miller Award

 

Campbellsville High School graduate the late Bobby Brockman will be honored next month for his contributions to Kentucky athletes and coaches.

 

The Kentucky High School Coaches Association gives out an annual award, named after Bob Miller, who was one of its founding coaches.

 

The award goes to a deserving individual in Kentucky for their contribution and service to student athletes and coaches in Kentucky.

 

Bobby Brockman

CHS junior named to all-region basketball team

 

Campbellsville High School junior Malachi Corley has been honored for his performance on the basketball court this season.

 

Corley was recently named to the fifth region all-region team.

 

The Fifth Region Basketball Coaches Association recently made the announcement.

 

Campbellsville High School junior Malachi Corley was recently named to the fifth region all-region team for his performance on the court this season.

CHS boys’ basketball team wins junior varsity 20th District tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ junior varsity basketball team has won the 20th District tournament championship.

 

The team defeated Marion and Taylor counties on Wednesday, Feb. 13, to win the title.

 

CHS boys’ junior varsity basketball team has won the 20th District tournament championship. From left, front, are junior Mark Rigsby and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Chase Hord. Second row, sophomores Jastyn Shively and Alex Lofton, freshman Josh Lucas, junior Mikael Vaught, sophomores Reggie Thomas and Arren Hash and junior Jimmy Russell. Back, freshman Bailey Stearman, assistant coach Will Griffin, freshman Brice Spaw, sophomores Tristin Faulkner and Kameron Smith and assistant coach Chris “Scoop” Smith.

CMS volleyball team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Hart County.

 

CMS seventh-graders won their match by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS eighth-grader BreAnna Humphress hits the ball.

CHS girls’ varsity basketball team defeats Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams recently took on Washington County.

 

The girls’ team got the win.

 

Final score was 56-25.

 

CHS freshman Lainey Watson led her team with 11 points.

 

CHS freshman Lainey Watson fights for the ball.

CHS bowling team competes in tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ bowling team recently competed in a tournament at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley.

 

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

 

CHS senior Brody Weeks sets up a shot.

CHS bowling team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School bowling team recently took on Taylor County.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Jake Dicken takes a shot.

CHS boys’ freshman basketball team defeats Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshman basketball team recently took on Marion and Taylor counties.

 

The CHS team defeated Marion County.

 

Final score was 41-31.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Chase Hord fights for the ball.

CHS boys’ JV basketball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ junior varsity basketball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

Final score was 60-44.

 

CHS sophomore Kameron Smith goes to the basket.

CMS volleyball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

Seventh-graders won their match by a score of 2-0.

 

Set scores were 21-15 and 21-19.

 

CMS sixth-graders Jaclyn Jackson, at left, and Miley Hash go for the ball.

CHS boys’ freshman basketball team takes on Adair, Taylor counties

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshman basketball team recently took on Adair and Taylor counties.

 

The team fought hard, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Deondre Weathers looks to pass.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Hart County

 

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

 

In the sixth-grade match up, CMS lost by a score of 20-27.

 

Sixth-grader Rowan Petett and Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Cayton Lawhorn led their team, adding five points each.

 

CMS eighth-grader Chase Hord protects the ball.

CHS boys’ bowling team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ bowling team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

CHS won by a score of 5-2.

 

CHS sophomore Noah Mardis bowls.

CHS girls’ basketball seniors honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior girls’ basketball players were recently honored.

 

Before their last home game of the season on Friday, Feb. 15, seniors Malaya Hoskins and Kalisha Murphy were recognized.

 

The players were thanked for their time spent with the Lady Eagles, and for their dedication and hard work this season.

 

Campbellsville High School senior girls’ basketball players were honored on Friday, Feb. 15. They are pictured with their teammates and coaches. From left, front, are sophomores Catlyn Clausen and Abi Wiedewitsch and freshmen Bre Gowdy, Kaylyn Smith, Lainey Watson and Rylee Petett. Back, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Bri Davis and Mary Russell, CHS junior Katelyn Miller, assistant coach Katie Wilkerson, senior Kalisha Murphy, head coach Anthony Epps, senior Malaya Hoskins, assistant coaches Tiarra Cecil and Debbie Gowdy-Smith and eighth-grader Bri Hayes.

CES students learn to count money

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning how to count dollars and change.

 

In Marcia Sharp’s class, students are learning how much bills and coins are worth.

 

CES third-graders Tierra White, at left, and Rizzo McKenzie glues pictures of money as they practice counting bills and coins.

CES students sharpen reading skills

 

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

 

In Marcia Sharp’s third-grade class, students are reading “Because of Winn Dixie” by Kate DiCamillo.

 

Students are reading the book with Sharp in small groups.

 

CES third-grade teacher Marcia Sharp reads “Because of Winn Dixie” with her students.

CES students compete in spirit games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students competed in spirit games at their assembly on Friday, Feb. 15.

 

Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students and teachers Amber Johnson and Ann-Michael Tucker competed against each other in the furniture game.


CES fourth-graders River McFarland, at left, and Lily Coots compete in the furniture game.

CES names Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, specifically the fifth habit, which is to Seek First To Be Understood, Then To Be Understood.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Charlotte Coots, second-graders Jasmine Breighner and Tyce Owens, first-grader Samuel Terry, fifth-grader KaMiya Williams and kindergarteners Maci Boyd and Blakely Gray. Second row, second-grader Aniyah Adams, third-grader Chloe Harvey, first-grader Kennon Dotson, second-grader Lillie Judd, third-grader Zach Hak, second-grader Delaney Staton and third-grader Dax Gray. Back, fourth-grader David McFarland, fifth-grader Aleecia Knezevic and fourth-graders Stephen Green and Lily Coots. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Gianni Gribbins, Aaliyah Jessie and Avery Martin, first-graders Trinidy Gribbins and Riley Bright, second-grader Davian Taylor, third-grader Aliy Dunn and fifth-graders Devin Underwood and Lucas Gribbins.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 11.

 

They are kindergarteners James DeBrot, Mila Moss, DeVonte Noyola and Mason Perkins; first-graders Bailey Freeman, Lukas Adams, Piper Patterson and Kaiyden Vancleave; second-graders Hannah Matias, John Lane and Trinity Clark; third-graders Romeo Goins, Lainey Price, Derik Bishop and Sawyer Lange; fourth-graders Camron Bryant, Griffin Skaggs and Donnaven Phillips; and fifth-graders Stanley Napper, Sunny Zhao, Jonathan Releford and Liz Smith.

 

From left, front, are second-grader John Lane, third-grader Derik Bishop and kindergarteners Mason Perkins, Mila Moss and James DeBrot. Second row, second-grader Trinity Clark, first-graders Bailey Freeman and Piper Patterson, second-grader Hannah Matias, third-grader Lainey Price and first-grader Lukas Adams. Back, third-grader Romeo Goins, fifth-graders Sunny Zhao and Liz Smith, fourth-graders Donnaven Phillips and Griffin Skaggs and fifth-graders Stanley Napper and Jonathan Releford. Absent from the photo are kindergartener DeVonte Noyola, first-grader Kaiyden Vancleave, third-grader Sawyer Lange and fourth-grader Camron Bryant.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 11.

 

They are kindergartener Tate Jones, first-grader Alinna Bray, second-grader Ava Caffee, third-grader Aiden Forrest, fourth-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite and fifth-grader Lauren Pace.

 

From left are kindergartener Tate Jones, third-grader Aiden Forrest, fourth-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite and fifth-grader Lauren Pace. Absent from the photo are first-grader Alinna Bray and second-grader Ava Caffee.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 11.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 11 are, from left, sixth-grader Jacob DeBrot, seventh-grader Isaac Roddy and eighth-graders Konner Forbis and Elizabeth Lopez. Absent from the photo are sixth-grader Kaylyn Lawson and seventh-grader Allison Sumners.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Austin Jeffries, sophomore Laci Hodgens, junior Aleah Knifley and senior Brandon Greer.

 

From left are freshman Austin Jeffries, senior Brandon Greer, sophomore Laci Hodgens and junior Aleah Knifley.

CES hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted student-led conferences on Monday, Feb. 11, with about 300 people attending.

 

The conferences were hosted for students to discuss their grades from the current grading period, along with their leadership skills and overall development this school year.

 

CES first-grader Trinidy Gribbins talks with her parents Robbie and Andrea about her grades during student-led conferences.

CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted student-led conferences on Thursday, Feb. 7.

 

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

 

About 100 students attended.

 

CMS teacher Steven Gumm talks with seventh-grader Daniel Caton and his mother Tina Dishman during student-led conferences.

CHS hosts parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville High School hosted parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

 

About 60 parents and students attended.

 

CHS teachers were available to meet with parents and students to discuss grades from the current grading period, as well as their overall academic progress.

 

CHS teacher Ben Davis talks with freshman Adin Hunt and his father Ricky during parent-teacher conferences.

CES students begin ‘Only One You’ rock garden project

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently began a project to celebrate their individuality and uniqueness.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Donna White is leading the project as a way to help students discover that they are all different, and differences should be celebrated.

 

CES fourth-grader Katie Lane paints her rock.

CHS swim relay team finishes fifth at region

 

Campbellsville High School swim team competed in Kentucky High School Athletic Association region competition recently, and a relay team brought home fifth place.

 

In the boys’ 200-yard medley relay, the CHS team was fifth at 2:10.59.

 

The team is made up of seniors Brandon Greer and Joe Pipes, junior Gavin Johnson and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Seth Hash.

 

At region competition, the CHS team finished the boys’ 200-yard medley relay in fifth place, at 2:10.59. Pictured with coach Steve Doss are, from left, front, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Seth Hash and CHS junior Gavin Johnson. Back, seniors Brandon Greer and Joe Pipes.

CHS academic team advances to region competition

 

Campbellsville High School academic team recently competed in District Governor’s Cup competition, and, as a result, the team advances to region competition.

 

In its district, CHS competes against Marion, Washington and Taylor counties.

 

Campbellsville High School academic team recently competed in District Governor’s Cup competition, and, as a result, the team advances to region competition. In front are freshman MaCayla Falls, at left, and senior Elizabeth Sullivan. Back, sophomore Zachary Shaw, senior Randy Harris and freshman Peyton Dabney.

CHS senior bowlers honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior bowling team members were honored recently.

 

On Tuesday, Feb. 12, the seniors were recognized and thanked for their dedication and time spent with their team.

 

CHS senior bowling members were recently honored. Pictured are coach Stephen Tucker, at left, and Brandon Greer. Absent from the photo is Brody Weeks.

CHS senior golfers honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior golf players were honored recently.

 

On Tuesday, Feb. 12, the senior players were recognized and thanked for their dedication and time spent with their team.

 

CHS senior golf players were recently honored for their time spent with their team. From left are Myles Murrell, coach Blake Milby, Layton Hord and Casey Hardin.

CHS senior boys’ basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior boys’ basketball players were honored recently.

 

On Tuesday, Feb. 12, the senior players were recognized and thanked for their dedication and time spent with their team.

 

CHS senior boys’ basketball players were honored on Tuesday, Feb. 12, for their dedication and time spent with their team. From left are head coach Tim Davis and seniors Taj Sanders, Davon Cecil and Spencer Swafford.

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Tezon Mitchell recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Tuesday, Jan. 12, Mitchell has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Tezon Mitchell

CES students enjoy indoor recess

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their classrooms.

 

In the winter months, students spend their recess time in their classrooms.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Mariah Harris, Tylee Britton and Macilynn Mann hold their creation.

CES students take ‘brain break’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun while learning in their classrooms.

 

Recently, after a day of hard work to prepare for first grade, CES kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class took a “brain break.”

 

Students enjoyed some time dancing and singing together.

 

CES kindergartener Kaden Kessinger dances the “Tooty Ta” with his classmates.

National Guard recruiter receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville National Guard recruiter Sgt. Philip Baker received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 11.

 

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

 

Baker received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Campbellsville National Guard Sgt. Philip Baker with the community Change Award.

CES receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 11.

 

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

 

CES staff members received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors Campbellsville Elementary School, represented by Principal Elisha Rhodes, with the certified Change Award.

Bus driver receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools bus driver Stuart Hughes received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 11.

 

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

 

Hughes received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CIS bus driver Stuart Hughes with the classified Change Award.

CES academic team advances to region competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team competed in District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Feb. 8, and won several awards.

 

As a result, the team will advance to region competition in coming weeks.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team competed in District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Feb. 8, and won several awards to advance to region competition. Academic team members are, from left, front, fourth-grader Cayton Lawhorn and fifth-graders Cameron Estes, Nora Harris and Connor Coots. Back, coach Samantha Coomer, fifth-graders Toby Adams, Ethan Garrison, Bradley Paris and Grayson Dooley and fourth-graders Marissa Sumners and Madison Smith. Absent from the photo is fifth-grader Isaiah Scharbrough.

CHS girls’ basketball team wins junior varsity 20th District tournament

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ junior varsity basketball team has won the 20th District tournament championship.

 

The team defeated Marion and Adair counties on Saturday, Feb. 9, to win the title.

 

This is the second tournament win in a row for the Lady Eagles.

 

CHS girls’ junior varsity basketball team has won the 20th District tournament championship. From left are assistant coach Tiarra Cecil, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Mary Russell, junior Katelyn Miller, sophomore Abi Wiedewitsch, freshmen Bri Gowdy and Kaylyn Smith, sophomore Catlyn Clausen, freshman Lainey Watson, assistant coach Katie Wilkerson, eighth-graders Bri Davis and Bri Hayes and assistant coach Debbie Gowdy-Smith.

CHS girls’ basketball team wins freshman 20th District tournament

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshman basketball team has won the 20th District tournament championship.

 

The team defeated Marion and Adair counties on Wednesday, Feb. 6, to win the title.

 

This is the third win in a row for the Lady Eagles, and the freshman team has won the tournament for four out of the last five years.

 

CHS girls’ freshman basketball team has won this year’s 20th District tournament championship, for the third years in a row. From left are Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Mary Russell and Bri Davis, assistant coach Tiarra Cecil, freshmen Rylee Petett and Kaylyn Smith, assistant coach Katie Wilkerson, freshmen Bre Gowdy and Lainey Watson, eighth-grader Bri Hayes and assistant coach Debbie Gowdy-Smith.

CMS student wins state Beta office

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Chloe Thompson was recently elected to a state office at the Kentucky Junior Beta convention.

 

Several other students won awards and advance to compete at the national convention this summer.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chloe Thompson delivers her campaign speech.

CES Junior Beta members attend first state convention, advance to nationals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Junior Beta Club members recently competed in their first state convention, and brought home several awards.

 

As a result, several students will go on to compete at the national convention this summer.

 

CES Junior Beta Club members, from left, fourth-graders Cayton Lawhorn and Stephen Green and fifth-grader Connor Coots won awards at the Kentucky Junior Beta convention and now advance to the national competition in June. Lawhorn is the state champion in math. Green won third place in language arts and Coots is fourth in language arts.

CHS boys’ freshman, JV basketball teams defeat Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshman and junior varsity basketball teams recently defeated Washington County.

 

The freshman team won by a score of 28-21.

 

And final score of the JV game was 57-45.

 

CHS freshman Josh Lucas passes the ball.

CHS crowns basketball king and queen

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming with several special activities.

 

Homecoming activities culminated on Friday, Feb. 8, with the crowning of a king and queen.

 

Natalie Caldwell and Ryan Kearney, representing the senior class, were named queen and king.

 

CHS crowned its basketball homecoming king and queen on Friday, Feb. 8. From left are king and queen Ryan Kearney and Natalie Caldwell, representing the senior class, flower girl and crown bearer Campbellsville Elementary School kindergartener Lylah Davis and first-grader Finley Williams and prince and princess Malachi Corley and Ashalique Adams, juniors.

CHS celebrates basketball homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming with several special activities.

 

Homecoming activities culminated on Friday, Feb. 8, with the crowning of a king and queen.

 

Students dressed up each day this week and competed in spirit games.

 

CHS students dress for Purple and Gold Day.

CES students compete in spirit games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students competed in spirit games at their assembly on Friday, Feb. 8.

 

Kindergarten, first- and second-grade students competed against each other in a relay race.

 

CES kindergartener Dane Gray, at left, and first-grader Landry Brown compete to see who can use their nose to move a roll of toilet paper down the gym the fastest.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 4.

 

They are kindergartener Trezdyn Tonge, Modesty Taylor and Xavien Smith; first-graders Myah Learmond, Bailey Freeman, Lukas Adams and Michael Priddy; second-graders Tyler Bryant, Jasymon Musselwhite, Gavin Paris and ReAnna Jeffries; third-graders Jacob Wethington, Jaxson Hunt, Lazarick Miller and Alyssa Farmer; fourth-graders Emma Estes, Aidan Bowles and Lilly Wise; and fifth-graders Talaysia Daniels, Chloe Bates, Westin Dudgeon and John Gholston.

 

From left, front, are first-graders Myah Learmond and Michael Priddy, second-graders Gavin Paris and Jasymon Musselwhite and kindergarteners Xavien Smith and Trezdyn Tonge. Second row, fourth-grader Aidan Bowles, third-grader Jacob Wethington, fifth-grader John Gholston, fourth-grader Emma Estes, third-grader Jaxson Hunt and second-grader ReAnna Jeffries. Back, fourth-grader Lilly Wise, fifth-graders Talaysia Daniels and Westin Dudgeon, third-grader Lazarick Miller and fifth-grader Chloe Bates. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Modesty Taylor, first-graders Bailey Freeman and Lukas Adams, second-grader Tyler Bryant and third-grader Alyssa Farmer.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 4.

 

They are kindergartener Maci Boyd, first-grader Emmaline Vespie, second-grader Quincy Travis, third-grader Karsyn Smith, fourth-grader River McFarland and fifth-grader Landon Tucker.

 

From left are fourth-grader River McFarland, second-grader Quincy Travis, first-grader Emmaline Vespie and fifth-grader Landon Tucker. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Maci Boyd and third-grader Karsyn Smith.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 4.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 4 are, from left, sixth-grader Katon Cox, seventh-graders K.J. Forbis and Lance Knifley and eighth-graders Ronin Smith and Karlee Rakel. Absent from the photo is sixth-grader Piper Maggard.

Bobby Brockman to be inducted into Hall of Fame

 

The late Bobby Brockman will be inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame.

 

Fifth Region Athletic Director’s Association members unanimously voted to induct Brockman, to represent all 18 schools in the fifth region.

 

CHS will recognize Brockman on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at half time of the boys’ varsity game vs. Green County. The night begins with the girls’ match up at 6 p.m.

 

A reception for Brockman will be hosted in the cafeteria at the conclusion of the game.

 

Bobby Brockman

Board of Education member to be inducted into Hall of Fame

 

Campbellsville Board of Education member Mitch Overstreet has been chosen as this year’s Campbellsville High School inductee into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame.

 

CHS will recognize Overstreet on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at half time of the boys’ varsity game vs. Green County. The night begins with the girls’ match up at 6 p.m.

 

A reception for Overstreet will be hosted in the cafeteria at the conclusion of the game.

 

Mitch Overstreet

CHS celebrates basketball homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming with several special activities.

 

Homecoming activities will culminate on Friday, Feb. 8, with the crowning of a king and queen.

 

Students will dress up each day this week and compete in spirit games.

 

CHS students dress for Color War Day.

CMS students to get new science lab

 

Campbellsville Middle School students will soon get a new science laboratory.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ maintenance workers are busy renovating two classrooms into a new science lab.

 

CIS Associate Superintendent/Finance Director Chris Kidwell, at left, and maintenance supervisor Carl Lee remove concrete blocks as they construct a new science laboratory at Campbellsville Middle School.

CHS students study enzymes

 

Campbellsville High School biology students are studying enzymes.

 

AP students In Lauren Bennett’s biology class are discussing the effects of changes in temperature, pH and enzyme concentration on reaction rates of an enzyme.

 

CHS freshmen Tezon Mitchell, at left, and Adin Hunt measure the heat created by their chemical reaction.

CES fourth-graders learn about chain reactions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are learning about chain reactions.

 

In Maranda Wright’s class, students recently discussed cause and effect.

 

As an activity, students worked in groups to build their own chain reaction machines.

 

CES fourth-graders Timmy Tu, at left, and Ryan Tungate test their chain reaction machine.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Kaylyn Smith, sophomore Kameron Smith, junior Patrick Walker and senior Hayley Stapleton.

 

From left are sophomore Kameron Smith, senior Hayley Stapleton and freshman Kaylyn Smith. Absent from the photo is junior Patrick Walker.

CHS celebrates basketball homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming with several special activities.

 

Homecoming activities will culminate on Friday, Feb. 8, with the crowning of a king and queen.

 

Students will dress up each day this week and compete in spirit games.

 

CHS students dress for Camo or ‘Merica Day.

CHS students study enzymes

 

Campbellsville High School biology students are studying enzymes.

 

AP students In Lauren Bennett’s biology class are discussing the effects of changes in temperature, pH and enzyme concentration on reaction rates of an enzyme.

 

CHS junior Shallan Philpott reacts as her hydrogen peroxide overflows when mixed with liver.

CHS celebrates basketball homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming with several special activities.

 

Homecoming activities will culminate on Friday, Feb. 8, with the crowning of a king and queen.

 

Students will dress up each day this week and compete in spirit games.

 

CHS students dress for Athletes vs. Mathletes Day.

CES students learn about main topics, key details

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to improve their reading and comprehension skills.

 

In Lynne Horn’s second-grade class, students are learning to identify the main topic and key details in stories they read.

 

CES second-graders LeeAnna Garvin, at left, and Ava Bennett-Marr work together as they identify their main topics and key details.

CES preschool students enjoy socializing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are enjoying time socializing with their classmates.

 

The students work hard each day to learn the skills they will need when attending kindergarten.

 

CES preschool student Cyndi Welch uses her banana as a telephone.

CES preschool students practice writing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are practicing their writing skills.

 

In Angie Newton’s class, students recently learned about the letter M.

 

CES preschool student Amiah Carmicle writes the letter M.

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently enjoyed some gym time.

 

Each day, students spend time playing together in the gym.

 

Students play basketball, jump rope, run and much more.

 

CES preschool student Julie Lasater plays with hula hoops.

CMS academic team members advance to state competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members competed in Region Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Feb. 2, and two students are advancing to state competition.

 

Kayden Birdwell, a seventh-grader, is the region champion in science.

 

Eighth-grader Haylee Allen finished second in composition.

 

The CMS future problem solving team finished in third place, narrowly missing advancing to state.

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members competed in Region Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Feb. 2, and two students are advancing to state competition. Kayden Birdwell, at left, a seventh-grader, is the region champion in science. Eighth-grader Haylee Allen finished second in composition.

CHS basketball homecoming candidates announced

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating its basketball homecoming this week with several special events.

 

This year’s homecoming king and queen will be crowned on Friday, Feb. 8, in a special ceremony at halftime of the CHS boys’ varsity basketball game vs. Bethlehem.

 

A junior varsity game begins at 6 p.m., with the varsity match up to follow.

 

CHS basketball homecoming king and queen candidates are, from left, front, seniors Natalie Caldwell, Christa Riggs, Salena Ritchie and Hayley Stapleton. Second row, seniors Ceondre Barnett, Davon Cecil, Ryan Kearney and Jason Agee. Prince and princess candidates are, from left, third row, juniors Ashalique Adams, Zoe McAninch and Abie Angel. Fourth row, Malachi Corley, Gavin Johnson and Taekwon McCoy. Fifth row, freshmen Olivia Fields and Rylee Petett and sophomores Kenzi Forbis and Carly Adams. Back, freshman Blake Settle and sophomores Tristin Faulkner and Reggie Thomas. Absent from the photo is freshman Dakota Harris, a prince candidate.

CHS celebrates basketball homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming with several special activities.

 

Homecoming activities will culminate on Friday, Feb. 8, with the crowning of a king and queen.

 

Students will dress up each day this week and compete in spirit games.

 

CHS students dress for Roll Out of Bed Day.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

Mark Johnson reads to CES second-grade students.

CHS students make muffins

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned how to make muffins.

 

Students in Juanita Young’s class work together to learn cooking and other life skills.

 

Recently, students worked as a team to make chocolate chip muffins.

 

CHS senior Brooke Tucker, at right, scoops muffin mix into a pan to bake, with help from Wendy Sabo, community based work transition program coordinator. At left is senior Travis Nash.

CHS FCA students learn about faith

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes students recently learned about faith.

 

Bro. Steve Wagers recently spoke to the group about how the word “faith” can sometimes lose its meaning.

 

Bro. Steve Wagers talks to CHS FCA members.

CES students learn about MLK

 

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

 

In Lindsey Muncie’s kindergarten class, students recently discussed King’s legacy and how he changed the world.

 

CES kindergartener Fabrizio Gardiner cuts out his MLK worksheet.

CMS students learn about high school

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning about what it will take to be successful in high school.

 

Eighth-graders recently met with CHS Principal Weston Jones, Guidance Counselor Richard Dooley and College and Career Readiness Counselor Dee Doss.

 

Jones, Dooley and Doss talked to students about the expectations when attending high school, and what classes they will need to take to graduate on time.

 

From left, CHS Guidance Counselor Richard Dooley, College and Career Readiness Counselor Dee Doss and Principal Weston Jones talk to CMS eighth-graders about what they can expect when attending high school.

CHS students learn about microscopes

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning how to use microscopes.

 

In Lauren Bennett’s biology class, students have discussed different types of microscopes and how to use them.

 

As a lab exercise, students recently formed groups to experiment with their microscopes.

 

CHS sophomore Cayden Harris takes a look under the microscope as senior Charlie Pettigrew records observations.

CMS art students practice drawing

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently practiced their drawing skills.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are learning the elements of art.

 

CMS seventh-grader Dakota Tungate draws.

CHS students present ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ projects

 

Campbellsville High School students recently read a classic novel and created projects based on the story.

 

In Tyler Hardy’s pre-AP/honors English and English I classes, which include Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade and CHS freshmen students, the students recently read “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.

 

CHS freshmen Tayler Thompson, at left, and Sarah Adkins display their “To Kill a Mockingbird” project for teacher Ben Davis.

CHS students study world religions

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about religions from around the world.

 

AP human geography students In Blake Milby’s class learned all about the religions and then prepared presentations to teach their fellow classmates.

 

CHS freshmen Peyton Dabney, at left, and Dakota Harris, at right, deliver their presentation for sophomore Tyreece Washington.

CHS students perform community service

 

Campbellsville High School students recently helped others during a community service project.

 

CHS Beta Club members volunteered at Campbellsville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

 

CHS sophomore Kenzi Forbis paints a resident’s fingernails at Campbellsville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 28.

 

They are freshman Brandon Pittman, sophomore Jastyn Shively, junior Katelyn Miller and senior Tatem Wiseman.

 

From left are sophomore Jastyn Shively, junior Katelyn Miller and freshman Brandon Pittman. Absent from the photo is senior Tatem Wiseman.

CES students, teachers deliver food to families

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and teachers are helping local families.

 

Because of cold temperatures, school was dismissed on Wednesday, Jan. 30, and Thursday, Jan. 31.

 

To ensure that students and their families had food to eat and were kept warm while out of school, staff members began a drive to collect money and supplies.

 

CES parent and PTA member Chris Brunelle helps his daughter Izzy, a third-grader, as she carries food to be delivered.

CMS bill signed into law at KYA, advisor inducted into Hall of Fame

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were honored with several awards at the Kentucky Youth Assembly session on Dec. 3 and 4.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were honored with several awards at the Kentucky Youth Assembly session on Dec. 3 and 4.

CHS girls’ JV basketball team defeats North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ junior varsity basketball team recently defeated North Hardin.

 

Final score was 40-25.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS lost a very close game by a score of 35-38.

 

CHS freshman Kaylyn Smith drives the ball.

CHS senior to continue track career at CU

 

Campbellsville High School senior Natalie Caldwell will continue her academic and track career at Campbellsville University.

 

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

 

CHS senior Natalie Caldwell will continue her academic and track career at Campbellsville University this fall. She is pictured with her grandfather Greg Caldwell and mother Delisa Porter. In back are, from left, CHS track coaches Steve Doss and Katie Wilkerson, CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis and CHS Principal Weston Jones.

CHS senior to run at Campbellsville University

 

Campbellsville High School senior Joe Pipes will continue his academic and track career at Campbellsville University.

 

Pipes recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with friends, family members, coaches and teachers.

 

CHS senior and track team member Joe Pipes will attend Campbellsville University this fall. He is pictured with, in front, his mother Amber Williams and CU coach Chris Aschermann. In back, from left, are CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis, CHS track coaches Steve Doss and Katie Wilkerson and CHS Principal Weston Jones.

CHS senior to play golf at Campbellsville University

 

Campbellsville High School senior Layton Hord will continue his academic and golf career at Campbellsville University this fall.

 

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

 

CHS senior Layton Hord will play golf at Campbellsville University this fall. He is pictured with, from left, front, CHS golf coach Blake Milby and CU golf coach Jim Ward. Back, CHS Principal Weston Jones, CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis and Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith.

CES third-graders draw self-portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently learned how to draw self-portraits.

 

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

 

CES third-grader Carter Wethington colors his self-portrait.

CES kindergarteners make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are making pinch pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students are learning that art can tell stories and help the viewer learn about other people.

 

CES kindergartener Blake Bohr makes a design on his pot.

CES students celebrate 100th day of school

 

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

 

In addition to their classroom activities, students dressed the part.

 

CES third-graders dress for the 100th day of school.

CHS basketball teams raise money for cancer research

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams have raised $200 for cancer research.

 

The teams hosted a Coaches vs. Cancer event during their varsity games vs. Washington County on Monday, Jan. 28.

 

The teams collected donations for the American Cancer Society and recognized some Eagle family members who have battled cancer.

 

CHS girls’ and boys’ basketball teams hosted a Coaches vs. Cancer event on Monday, Jan. 28, and recognized several Eagle family members who have battled cancer. From left are Loretta Hash, who is a grandmother to sophomore basketball player Arren Hash, junior Gracyne Hash and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Seth Hash; Latavia Shively, who is freshman basketball player Bre Gowdy’s sister; Tonya Gowdy, who is Bre Gowdy’s mother; Bre Gowdy; CHS football assistant coach D.J. Moore; and Mary Lou Young, who is a great aunt to Arren Hash, Gracyne Hash and Seth Hash.

CHS runners compete in indoor track meet

 

Campbellsville High School senior Daesean Vancleave and junior Taliyah Hazelwood competed in an indoor track meet recently to help prepare for the upcoming season.

 

The two competed in the Wildcat Classic at the University of Kentucky on Saturday, Jan. 26.

 

Eagle Track

CES students get moving in PE class

 

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

 

In Zach Durham’s classes, students do some warmup exercises and then play a sport or game.

 

CES second-grader Madison Walters does some warmup exercises before playing freeze tag.

CES students learn about Antarctica

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are reading about Antarctica.

 

In Laura Dicken’s second-grade class, students are studying the country and learning about its seasons and climate.

 

And, while learning about the country, students are learning to identify the parts of a story.

 

CES second-grader Zoe Weddle shows her work as she identifies the parts of a story about Antarctica.

CMS football team hosts ‘Hoops to Help Homeless’

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently hosted a “Hoops to Help Homeless” shootout.

 

Several local youth basketball teams participated.

 

Teams paid entry fees to play, but also donated canned food items to be donated to the Taylor County Food Pantry.

 

CMS football head coach Aaron Webb donates canned food items collected at his team’s “Hoops to Help Homeless” shootout to Taylor County Food Pantry. Pictured with him are Jackie Cherrnay, at left, and Shirley Cheatham of Green River Ministries.

CHS student completes fifth certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Tahler Franklin recently completed her fifth industry certification for the school year.

 

On Monday, Jan. 28, she completed Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification in Word 2016 Expert.

 

Tahler Franklin

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on Mayfield in state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team took on Mayfield in first round of the All “A” state tournament on Thursday, Jan. 24.

 

The CHS team battled till the end, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS senior Davon Cecil passes.

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently defeated Hart County.

 

The varsity team picked up a win.

 

Final score was 86-78.

 

CHS junior Malachi Corley shoots the ball.

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams take on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams recently took on Taylor County.

 

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

 

CHS girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams will host Washington County on Monday, Jan. 28.

 

Games begin at 6 p.m.

 

CHS sophomore Arren Hash, at left, and senior Taj Sanders try to steal.     CHS senior Malaya Hoskins grabs a rebound.

CHS boys’ bowling team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ bowling team recently took on Russell County.

 

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

 

CHS senior Brody Weeks takes aim.

CES students dress as idioms

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun while studying figurative language in their reading classes.

 

Third-, fourth- and fifth-graders have recently learned all about personification, hyperboles, similes, metaphors and idioms.

 

To have some fun with their unit, students dressed as their favorite idioms on Friday, Jan. 25.

 

CES fourth-graders dress as idioms.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Jan. 21.

 

They are kindergarteners Marla Bat, Timmy Edmond, Braxton Cisco and Elyjah Steward; first-graders Landry Brown, Kennon Dotson, Lilly Spencer and Zyhaven Taylor; second-graders Nevaeh Shofner and Demarcus Noyola; third-graders James Brunner, Asia Singleton and Luke Mardis; fourth-graders Angeli Tellez-Galva, Julian Smith and Seamus Huber; and fifth-graders Madie Gebler, De’Asia Fisher, Easton Williams and Nora Harris.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Elyjah Steward, first-graders Kennon Dotson and Lilly Spencer, kindergartener Braxton Cisco, fourth-grader Seamus Huber and kindergarteners Timmy Edmond and Marla Bat. Second row, third-grader James Brunner, second-grader Nevaeh Shofner, first-grader Zyhaven Taylor, second-grader Demarcus Noyola, fifth-grader Easton Williams and first-grader Landry Brown. Back, fourth-graders Angeli Tellez-Galva and Julian Smith, fifth-grader Nora Harris, third-grader Luke Mardis and fifth-graders Madie Gebler and De’Asia Fisher. Absent from the photo is third-grader Asia Singleton.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 21.

 

They are kindergartener Tori Clark, first-grader Coulter Brady, second-grader Carson Brown, third-grader Lainey Price, fourth-grader Yazlyn Sutton and fifth-grader Savannah Wethington.

 

From left are first-grader Coulter Brady, fourth-grader Yazlyn Sutton, fifth-grader Savannah Wethington, kindergartener Tori Clark and third-grader Lainey Price. Absent from the photo is second-grader Carson Brown.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Jan. 21.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Jan. 21 are, from left, sixth-grader Dannielle Wemhoner, seventh-grader Tracey Thompson and eighth-graders Alysa Howard and Josh Simpson. Absent from the photo are sixth-grader Mason Fisher and seventh-grader Jordan Gabehart.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 21.

 

They are freshman Rylee Petett, sophomore Taylor Knight, junior Jimmy Russell and senior Taj Sanders.

 

From left are junior Jimmy Russell, senior Taj Sanders and freshman Rylee Petett. Absent from the photo is sophomore Taylor Knight.

CES students write about snowmen

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are sharpening their writing skills.

 

In Shirley Cox’s class, first-graders recently talked about how to make snowmen.

 

CES first-graders Abigail Smith, at left, and Matheus Almeida write about building a snowman.

CMS students practice graphing

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning how to graph numbers.

 

In LeeAnn Grider’s sixth-grade classes, students are practicing plotting points on a number graph.

 

As an activity, students used a life-size graph to practice, with themselves as the points.

 

CMS sixth-grader Vallie Houk plots a point on a life-size graph, with help from teacher LeeAnn Grider.

CHS students learn about meal planning

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about meal planning.

 

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 family and consumer sciences classes, Freeman taught students about how to plan healthy and affordable meals.

 

CHS seniors Caleigh Bright, at left, and Gracie Miller use a grocery store advertisement to plan a meal together.

CES students study the continents

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning the continents and oceans of the world.

 

In Laura Dicken’s class, students are learning about the nine continents and the oceans around the world, and how they come together.

 

CES second-grade teacher Laura Dicken helps student Grif Thomas as he colors and cuts out his continents.

CES students build Lego robots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning while having fun building Lego robots.

 

Third-grade students are using Lego Education sets to build robots they control with tablets.

 

CES third-graders Tommy Caswell, at left, and Lucian Abel work together to program their robot.

CES students enjoy playing outside

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently enjoyed some playground time.

 

During unseasonably warm weather in January, students were able to spend time outside playing on the playground.

 

From left, CES fifth-graders DeMarion Breighner, Demetrious Dickens, Cassandra White and De’Asia Fisher climb together.

CES kindergarteners enjoy library time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are enjoying time in their library.

 

Each week, kindergarten students visit the library to listen to stories and check out books.

 

CES kindergartener Clayton Shaw chooses a book to read.

CMS concert band students prepare for assessment

 

Campbellsville Middle School concert band students are preparing for upcoming assessments.

 

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

 

The band will perform in several weeks and is preparing several pieces for the concert.

 

CMS seventh-grader Nathan McFarland plays percussion.

CMS art students practice coloring

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are practicing their coloring techniques.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are learning about the elements of art.

 

To begin their studies, students were asked to practice their coloring.

 

CMS sixth-grader Bronson Cox colors.

CES students learn paper weaving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning paper weaving.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students are using construction paper to make a woven mat.

 

CES first-grader Braxton Rhodes helps classmate Joshua Dickens learn to weave.

CES students learn about Abraham Lincoln

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about Abraham Lincoln.

 

In Luci Shofner’s first-grade class, students recently discussed how presidents are elected and why they are important.

 

CES first-grade teacher Luci Shofner reads a book about Abraham Lincoln to her students.

CMS students use media center for classes, projects

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are getting ahead by taking virtual classes in their media center.

 

Each day, students use the media center computers to complete schoolwork online, and will eventually complete courses for credit.

 

CMS eighth-graders Ronin Smith, at left, and Camren Vicari check out books with media specialist Shannon Hughes.

CHS sophomore is college ready

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Jake Dicken improved his ACT scores when taking the exam last month.

 

As a result, Dicken is now college ready.

 

Jake Dicken

CMS academic team advances to region competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team competed in District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Jan. 19, and, as a result, several students now advance to region competition.

 

Overall, CMS finished in third place.

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team competed in District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Jan. 19, and, as a result, several students now advance to region competition. The team also won the humanitarian award. CMS academic team members are, from left, front, seventh-graders Nathan McFarland and Isaac Garrison and sixth-grader Zeke Harris. Second row, eighth-grader Karlee Rakel, seventh-graders Angelica Seng, Layla Steen and Kayden Birdwell, eighth-graders Haylee Allen and Whitney Frashure and coach Debbie Edwards. Back, seventh-grader Brianna Dobson, coach Steven Gumm and eighth-grader Mikaela Scharbrough.

CHS boys’ basketball team wins fifth region All ‘A’ tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team is this year’s fifth region All “A” tournament champions.

 

The team defeated Bethlehem on Friday, Jan. 18, to win the championship.

 

Final score was 61-46.

 

CHS will play in the All “A” state tournament on Thursday, Jan. 24, and school has been dismissed that day to allow students and staff members to cheer for the Eagles.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team is this year’s fifth region All “A” tournament champions. From left are sophomores Kameron Smith and Reggie Thomas, junior Mikael Vaught, senior Taj Sanders, junior Noah Hughes, senior Spencer Swafford, junior Malachi Corley, senior Davon Cecil, sophomore Arren Hash, juniors Mark Rigsby and Jimmy Russell and freshmen Bailey Stearman and Austin Jeffries.

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ varsity basketball team recently defeated Green County.

 

CHS took on Green County in the second round of the fifth region All “A” Classic on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

 

Final score was 53-47.

 

CHS junior Malachi Corley drives the ball.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Green County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ varsity basketball team recently took on Green County.

 

CHS took on Green County in the second round of the fifth region All “A” Classic on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

 

The Lady Eagles fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS junior Katelyn Miller fights for the ball.

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ varsity basketball team recently defeated Caverna.

 

CHS took on Caverna in the first round of the fifth region All “A” Classic on Monday, Jan. 14.

 

Final score was 76-28.

 

Taj Sanders, a senior, led his team with 17 points and six rebounds.

 

CHS junior Mikael Vaught takes a shot.

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ varsity basketball team recently defeated Caverna.

 

CHS took on Caverna in the first round of the fifth region All “A” Classic on Monday, Jan. 14.

 

Final score was 37-34.

 

Lainey Watson, a freshman, made a three-point shot at the buzzer to win the game for the Lady Eagles.

 

CHS freshman Bre Gowdy passes the ball.

CMS boys’ basketball team defeats Saint Augustine

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently defeated Saint Augustine.

 

In the sixth-grade match up, CMS won by a score of 35-15.

 

CMS seventh-graders won by a score of 36-28.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Cayton Lawhorn dribbles.

CES students build Lego robots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning while having fun building Lego robots.

 

Third-grade students are using Lego Education sets to build robots they control with tablets.

 

CES teacher Patty Haley leads her students as they build a Lego robot. From left are third-graders Elizabeth Foster, Makyian Bridgewater, Gemma Bledsoe, Mataya Carchio and Katelynn Vest.

CHS boys’ freshman basketball team takes on LaRue County

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Brandon Pittman takes a shot.

CES students choose their ‘word of the year’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently chose their “word of the year” to represent what is important to them.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, students were asked to choose a word they will use as a motto for the remainder of the school year.

 

The word should represent something important to them, Chadwick said, or something they want to be for the rest of the school year.

 

CES fourth-grader Caden White tapes his music note on the 2019 in the school hallway.

CES names Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, specifically the fourth habit, which is to Think Win-Win.

 

From left, front, are third-grader Asia Singleton, kindergartener DeVonte Noyola, second-grader Aleja Taylor, first-grader Amiiyah Nunez, kindergarteners Mariah Travis and James DeBrot and first-grader Remi Petett. Second row, fifth-grader Madisyn Bradfield, second-grader Serenity Jones, kindergartener Aubrey Wethington, third-graders Isabel Allen and Alexis Mann and second-graders Natalee Shaw and Khyron Matney. Back, fourth-grader Analeigh Foster, fifth-grader Mary James, fourth-grader Tiffani Gaddie, third-grader Makyian Bridgewater, fourth-grader KayLee Lamer, third-grader Journey Webb and fifth-grader Christian Hart. Absent from the photo are kindergartener JayLine Williams, first-graders Braxton Rhodes and Nevaeh Agent, fourth-graders Reece Swafford and Evan Lockridge and fifth-grader Keaton Hord.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Jan. 14.

 

They are kindergarteners Marla Bat, TuReal Baxter, Dehren Rinesmith and Clayton Shaw; first-graders Nevaeh Agent, Cameron Dean, Levi Ritchie and Finley Williams; second-graders NyJah Vaught, Jason Eggers and Carol Moura; third-graders Aiden Forrest, Alexis Mann, Javion Milby and Bryant Mayo; fourth-graders River McFarland, David McFarland and Malia Thompson; and fifth-graders Jayden Harris, Ethan Irwin, Tayshaun Hickman and Katie Nunn.

 

From left, front, are fifth-grader Jayden Harris, second-grader Jason Eggers, kindergarteners Dehren Rinesmith and Clayton Shaw and first-graders Levi Ritchie and Cameron Dean. Second row, second-graders NyJah Vaught and Carol Moura, third-grader Javion Milby, kindergartener TuReal Baxter and third-grader Alexis Mann. Back, fifth-grader Tayshaun Hickman, third-graders Bryant Mayo and Aiden Forrest, fifth-graders Katie Nunn and Ethan Irwin and fourth-grader David McFarland. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Marla Bat, first-graders Nevaeh Agent and Finley Williams and fourth-graders River McFarland and Malia Thompson.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 14.

 

They are kindergartener Serenity Cox, first-grader Annie Allen, second-grader Ava Bennett-Marr, third-grader Eric Epperson, fourth-grader Jaron Johnson and fifth-grader Paige Ritchie.

 

From left are first-grader Annie Allen, fifth-grader Paige Ritchie, fourth-grader Jaron Johnson, second-grader Ava Bennett-Marr and third-grader Eric Epperson. Absent from the photo is kindergartener Serenity Cox.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Logan Phillips, sophomore Noah Mardis, junior Nevaeh Underwood and senior Natalie Caldwell.

 

From left are senior Natalie Caldwell and junior Nevaeh Underwood. Absent from the photo are freshman Logan Phillips and sophomore Noah Mardis.

CES kindergarteners learn songs about animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning some new songs in their music class.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students are having fun singing and dancing together.

 

Recently, students enjoyed learning some new songs about animals.

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick sings with Nikki Price’s kindergarten students.

CHS students learn to weigh an elephant

 

Campbellsville High School physics students are learning how to weigh an elephant.

 

AP students in Cheryl Dicken’s class are learning principles of torque through a series of experiments, one of which is entitled “weighing an elephant.”

 

CHS seniors Brandon Greer, at left, and Jim Jefferies work together to balance their weights.

CMS, CHS archery teams compete in Bullseye tournament

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery teams recently competed in the John Hardin New Year Bullseye tournament and brought home several awards.

 

The teams finished with their highest scores of the year.

 

From left, CMS eighth-grader Blake Tungate, seventh-grader Lance Knifley, sixth-grader Kaylyn Lawson and CHS freshman Isaac Underwood shoot.

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Josh Dooley recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Wednesday, Jan. 15, Dooley has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Josh Dooley

Board of Education members receive Change Award

 

Campbellsville Board of Education members Pat Hall, Suzanne Wilson, Angie Johnson, Mitch Overstreet and Barkley Taylor received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 14.

 

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

 

Board members received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honored Board of Education members with the community Change Award. From left are Board member Mitch Overstreet, Board Chair Pat Hall, Board Vice Chair Suzanne Wilson and Board members Angie Johnson and Barkley Taylor.

CHS senior wins scholastic award, named to Top 10 at Kentucky DYW program

 

Campbellsville High School senior Elizabeth Sullivan received the overall scholastic award at this year’s Kentucky Distinguished Young Woman program.

 

Sullivan was also named to the Top 10 out of 30 participants.

 

CHS senior Elizabeth Sullivan dances in the opening number at the Kentucky DYW finals competition.

CES students write about the New Year

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about the New Year.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s kindergarten class, students recently discussed what happens when the year changes and how people celebrate.

 

CES kindergartener Lylah Davis cuts out words as she makes a sentence and writes about the New Year.

CHS art students study revolutionaries

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently studied how artists can be revolutionaries.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students discussed how artists can create artwork with a political or societal viewpoint.

 

CHS freshman Jaylin Napier creates his revolutionary artwork.

CES preschool students make snowmen

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made their own snowmen.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students made their snowmen by practicing cutting out shapes and gluing them together.

 

CES preschool student Cole Britton adds a face to his snowman.

CES kindergarteners learn songs about animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning some new songs in their music class.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students are having fun singing and dancing together.

 

CES kindergarteners dance. From left are Maci Boyd, Aubree Passmore, Lucia Oliver and K.J. Fields.

FRYSC volunteer receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council member Kathleen Fletcher received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 14.

 

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

 

Fletcher received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors Campbellsville FRYSC Advisory Council member Kathleen Fletcher with the community Change Award.

CES teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School teacher Miriah Cox received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 14.

 

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

 

Cox received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CES teacher Miriah Cox with the certified Change Award.

CES art students draw Christmas memories

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently drew their Christmas memories.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students were asked to think about how they spent their Christmas vacation.

 

CES first-grader Nevaeh Agent draws her favorite Christmas present.

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently enjoyed some gym time.

 

Each day, students spend time playing together in the gym.

 

CES preschool students Maddox Creason, at left, and Terren Lasley walk together around the gym.

CHS student completes expert certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Hayley Wethington recently completed another expert-level technology certification.

 

As of Monday, Jan. 14, Wethington passed a Certiport exam to receive Microsoft Office Specialist expert certification in Microsoft Word.

 

Hayley Wethington

CHS girls’ freshman basketball team defeats Taylor, Marion, Adair counties

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshman basketball team recently defeated Taylor, Marion and Adair counties.

 

On Saturday, Jan. 5, the CHS teams took on Marion and Taylor counties at the TCHS campus.

 

CHS defeated Marion County by a score of 53-24.

 

And the team won against Taylor County by a score of 42-13.

 

CHS freshmen Bre Gowdy, at left, and Lainey Watson play defense.

CES students conduct science experiments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently conducted science experiments – with candy canes.

 

In Lynne Horn’s class, students were recently given candy canes to help them learn about math and science.

 

CES second-grade teacher Lynne Horn places a candy cane in tea to show her students the reaction.

CHS hosts blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members are helping save lives.

 

The school’s National Honor Society chapter hosted a blood drive on Friday, Jan. 11.

 

Thirty people donated.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school music teacher Jessica Floyd gives a thumbs up as she donates blood.

CES Junior Beta Club to participate in state convention

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Junior Beta Club members are preparing to compete in their first-ever state convention.

 

CES fourth-grader Tye Rhodes has launched a campaign for Kentucky Junior Beta vice president.

 

At the school’s weekly assembly on Friday, Jan. 11, he delivered his campaign speech.

 

CES fourth-grader Tye Rhodes delivers his campaign speech during his school’s assembly. Rhodes is a candidate for Kentucky Junior Beta vice president.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Thomas Floyd, third-grader Katelynn Vest, second-graders Braydan Dyer and Cloud Malone, kindergarteners Kaydence Tungate and Charlie Woodbury and second-grader Kennon Davis. Second row, third-graders Aaron Floyd and Hunter Bates, first-grader Daisy Rakes, second-grader Kylei Thompson, kindergartener Aliyah Garrett and first-grader Tatum Hoskins. Back, fourth-grader Hayden Maupin and fifth-graders Austin Sloan, Brooklyn Boudreaux and Eleana Brewer. Absent from the photo is third-grader Chloe Bush and fifth-grader Landon Tucker.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are kindergartener Maci Boyd, first-grader Kaylee Franklin, second-grader Gracie Gebler, third-grader Marion Mann, fourth-grader Sophia Santos and fifth-grader Sunny Zhao.

 

From left are third-grader Marion Mann, kindergartener Maci Boyd, fourth-grader Sophia Santos, second-grader Gracie Gebler and fifth-grader Sunny Zhao. Absent from the photo is first-grader Kaylee Franklin.

Family resource, youth services centers to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services centers will host volunteer training on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 3:30 p.m.

 

The training will be at the Youth Services Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School.

 

CIS

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Jan. 7.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Jan. 7 are, from left, sixth-graders Zeke Harris and Kyra Parker, seventh-graders Jaylie Moore and Devin Kinser and eighth-graders Aubrey Young and Aiden Humphress.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Kirsten Bruner, sophomore Abi Wiedewitsch, junior Mark Rigsby and senior Joe Pipes.

 

From left are freshman Kirsten Bruner, junior Mark Rigsby, senior Joe Pipes and sophomore Abi Wiedewitsch.

CMS eighth-grade basketball players, cheerleaders honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade boys’ basketball players and cheerleaders were honored during the last home game of the season on Thursday, Jan. 10.

 

The players and cheerleaders were recognized during the team’s game vs. Hart County.

 

CMS boys’ basketball eighth-grade players are honored for their dedication and commitment to their team. They are, from left, front, Chase Hord, Deondre Weathers and Konner Forbis. Back, Bryce Newton, J.T. Washington, assistant coach Allen Costley, Kaydon Taylor, Keondre Weathers, Ronin Smith, head coach Joseph Taylor, Camren Vicari and Zamar Owens.     CMS eighth-grade cheerleaders are honored for their dedication and commitment to their squad. From left are Whitney Frashure sponsor Ashleigh Lewis and Mikaela Scharbrough.

CMS art students make miniature hats

 

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

 

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

 

CMS seventh-grader Chloe Thompson, at left, and sixth-grader Vallie Houk make their hats.

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Students who have GPAs ranging from 3.0 to 4.0 are included in the list.

 

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CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

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CHS students teach computer coding

 

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

 

As part of the Hour of Code initiative, a group of Student Technology Leadership Program students taught Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders in Amanda Greer’s class about computer coding.

 

CHS junior Conner Riley helps CES second-graders Laurna McKenzie, center, and Davian Taylor as they portray robots and follow a computer code.

CES students make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own ornaments to celebrate the Christmas holiday.

 

In first- and second-grade classes, students made several ornaments to take home to their families.

 

CES first-grader Alex Newcomb makes his gingerbread ornament, with help from teacher Amanda Barnett.

CES students sing Christmas songs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently sang Christmas songs for their classmates.

 

CES second-graders in Laura Dicken’s class had fun with many Christmas activities.

 

During one afternoon, students walked around their school and sang Christmas carols for their fellow CES students and teachers.

 

CES second-graders Kiley Noble, at left, and Eli Williams sing Christmas carols as they walk through the CES hallways.

CHS senior swimmers honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior swim team members were recently honored.

 

This year’s team includes three seniors, Natalie Caldwell, Brandon Greer and Joe Pipes.

 

CHS senior swim team members were recently honored for their dedication to their team. From left are Joe Pipes, coach Steve Doss, Natalie Caldwell and Brandon Greer.

CES students have fun at Winter Wonderland dance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun at a Winter Wonderland dance.

 

About 200 third-, fourth- and fifth-graders attended.

 

Students spent time eating snacks, socializing and taking photos together in a photo booth.

 

CES fifth-graders Arianna Childers, at left, and Katie Nunn take a photo together.

CHS students chosen to participate in WKU honor band

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently chosen to participate in Western Kentucky University’s honor band weekend.

 

Four students – seniors Brandon Greer and Randy Harris and juniors Abie Angel and Conner Riley – were chosen to participate in the weekend.

 

CHS junior Gavin Ford was named an alternate.

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently chosen to participate in Western Kentucky University’s honor band weekend. Those chosen include seniors Brandon Greer and Randy Harris and juniors Abie Angel and Conner Riley. Gavin Ford, a junior, was named an alternate. Pictured are, from left, front, Angel and Ford. Back, Riley, Greer and Harris.

CES preschool students enjoy playing outside

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently enjoyed some playground time.

 

During unseasonably warm weather in December, students were able to spend time outside playing on their own playground.

 

CES preschool student David Smith slides.

CMS art students complete final project

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently completed their final project of the semester.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students were asked to choose a set of eyes from some examples and create a character based on those eyes.

 

CMS eighth-grader Aviona Smith draws her character.

CES students make Christmas trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about math while making their own Christmas trees.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s class, students had fun celebrating the Christmas holiday.

 

For an activity, students were given Christmas trees and glued a specific number of stars and ornaments on each side.

 

CES kindergartener Kylie Thompson holds her Christmas tree.

CES students make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own ornaments to celebrate the Christmas holiday.

 

In Rebecca Lawless’s class, students made gingerbread ornaments out of cinnamon, applesauce and glue.

 

CES first-graders Myah Learmond, at left, and Lasca Martin flatten their dough to make their ornaments.

CHS students are college, career ready

 

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

 

Several students improved their ACT scores when taking the exam last month.

 

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January is School Board Recognition Month

 

Kentucky is once again observing the month of January as School Board Recognition Month.

 

As superintendent, and on behalf of the parents, students, staff members and all community partners, I want to thank Pat Hall, Angie Johnson, Barkley Taylor, Mitch Overstreet and Suzanne Wilson.

 

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CHS students study soil

 

Campbellsville High School environmental science students are studying the physical and chemical properties of soil.

 

In Mary Jo Hazel’s advanced placement class, students recently performed a lab experiment to study the percentages of sand, silt and clay in a soil sample.

 

CHS sophomores, from left, Kenzi Forbis, Kameron Smith and Arren Hash react to their results of their pH test on their soil sample.

CES preschool students compete in dance-off

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun participating in a dance-off.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students often spend time dancing and singing together.

 

CES preschool students Kaitlyn Marples, at left, and Jackson Grigsby blow kisses as they sing and dance together.

CES students use 3D computers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are using a technologically advanced tool to help them learn.

 

Students are learning to use the school’s 3D computer.

 

When Campbellsville Independent Schools purchased the computers, its students were the fifth group in Kentucky to use them.

 

CES fourth-grader Cayton Lawhorn and media center assistant Brittany Johnson battle each other in a game on the school’s 3D computer.

CHS students have fun playing dodgeball

 

Campbellsville High School students recently had fun playing dodgeball.

 

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

 

During a recent class, students battled each other in a game of dodgeball.

 

CHS sophomore Kylar Cox throws a dodgeball.

CES students play Grinch tag

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently played a game of Grinch tag in their physical education classes.

 

In Zach Durham’s class, students first warm up with some exercises and then play a game or activity.

 

CES second-grader Nicholas Brunner is the “Grinch” in a game of Grinch tag.

CHS hosts ACT test prep sessions

 

Campbellsville High School is hosting free ACT prep sessions for students to help them improve their scores.

 

The sessions began on Friday, Jan. 3, with about 40 students attending.

 

CHS teachers Tammy Wilson, at left, and Dale Estes help freshman Kaylyn Smith with an ACT math problem.

CHS softball team makes $400 at chili supper

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently hosted a chili supper and auction as a fundraiser.

 

About $400 was raised, which will go toward team expenses for the upcoming season.

 

CHS freshman and softball player Karley Morris serves her sister, CHS graduate and former softball player Kailey Morris, at the supper and auction to benefit the CHS softball team.

CES kindergarteners make gingerbread houses

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made their own gingerbread houses.

 

In Nikki Price’s class, students had fun celebrating the Christmas holiday.

 

As an activity, students used graham crackers and icing to make their own gingerbread houses.

 

CES kindergarten assistant Wanda Swafford puts icing on Tate Jones’s nose as they build a gingerbread house together.

CHS freshmen prepare for life after high school

 

Campbellsville High School freshmen recently met to begin discussing how to prepare for life after high school.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority outreach counselor Audrey Price met with students to discuss the steps they need to take to prepare for college or the workplace.

 

KHEAA outreach counselor Audrey Price talks with CHS freshmen about how to prepare for life after high school.

CMS students learn about Christmas traditions around the world

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grade students recently learned about holiday traditions from around the world.

 

Andrea Gribbins’s sixth-grade language arts students recently spent several days researching information for a presentation.

 

Students formed pairs and were assigned a country to research.

 

CMS sixth-graders Morgan Spears, at left, and Anna Floyd present about celebrating Christmas in Italy.

CMS to host after-school study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School will once again host free after-school study sessions to help students with course work and upcoming K-PREP tests.

 

The sessions will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on several upcoming early-release Fridays.

 

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CMS eighth-graders celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently had fun celebrating Christmas together, thanks to some community members.

 

Paige Cook’s and Robbilyn Speer’s students received some special treats.

 

Cook’s and Speer’s students were “adopted” for the holiday, with anonymous community leaders donating money to purchase Christmas gifts and special snacks.

 

CMS eighth-grade students open their Christmas gifts, donated by local community members. From left are Dakota Slone, Alexis Byers, Mary Russell, Jade Wheeler and Deondre Weathers.

CES students practice subtraction

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are practicing subtraction.

 

In Rebecca Lawless’s class, students are focusing on learning to subtract and add numbers together.

 

To help, students are using an abacus.

 

CES first-grader Noah Milburn uses an abacus to help him subtract.

CMS students compete in Christmas tree challenge

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders recently competed in a Christmas tree challenge.

 

In Jan Speer’s class, students divided into teams to build the tallest Christmas tree possible.

 

Students could only use gum drops and spaghetti to create their trees.

 

CMS sixth-graders Kenya Bridgewater, at left, and Lilyan Murphy build their Christmas tree.

CMS art students paint clay pieces

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned how to work with clay.

 

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

 

Students learned how to shape their clay, and how to use tools to create designs.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kanon Durham paints his pottery.

CHS students present ‘Genius Hour’ projects

 

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

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Kylar Cox discusses his “Genius Hour” project about larping.

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

Several students improved their ACT scores when taking the exam last month.

 

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CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 31.

 

They are freshman Dakota Harris, sophomore Zachary Shaw, junior Haley Morris and senior Malaya Hoskins.

 

From left are freshman Dakota Harris, sophomore Zachary Shaw and senior Malaya Hoskins. Absent from the photo is junior Haley Morris.

CHS Drama Club presents ‘Ebenezer’s Christmas Carol’

 

Campbellsville High School Drama Club recently presented “Ebenezer’s Christmas Carol” for its first-ever performance.

 

Drama Club members presented the play for Campbellsville Elementary School students and twice for the public.

 

CHS junior Gracyne Hash portrays Jaqueline Marley.     CHS junior Gavin Johnson portrays Ebenezer Scrooge.

CES preschool students present Christmas program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently presented their Christmas program for their family members and friends.

 

Students learned Christmas songs and dances to perform on their last day before the holiday break.

 

CES preschool students Ace Turner, at left, and Ziah Boggs sing and dance.

CIS presents ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students recently created the sounds of Christmas.

 

CIS presented its annual “Christmas Spectacular” concert in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Music ensembles from Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools performed, including the CES fourth-grade instrument ensemble, CES honors vocal ensemble, CMS and CHS band and the CES, CMS and CHS choirs.

 

CES choir director Cyndi Chadwick sings with her choir members.

CES inducts first-ever Junior Beta members

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently inducted its first-ever Junior Beta Club members.

 

The members were inducted in a special ceremony with their teachers and family members.

 

Fourth-graders inducted into the first-ever CES Junior Beta Club are, from left, front, Madison Smith, Tye Rhodes, Damien Clark, Aidan Wilson, Lily Coots and Braxton Tucker. Second row, Sophia Santos, Aiden Bowles, Kaleigh Wilhoite, Kendall Cruz, Marissa Sumners, Luke Adkins, Ava Ellis, Lanigan Price, Stephen Green, Katie Lane, Yazlyn Sutton, Joseph Greer, Ryan Tungate and Cayton Lawhorn. Back, Kallie Taylor, River McFarland, Braelyn Taylor, Analeigh Foster, Jaron Johnson, Reece Swafford and Evan Lockridge. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader Hayden Maupin.     Fifth-graders inducted into the first-ever CES Junior Beta Club are, from left, front, Gracie Pendleton, Vivian York, Connor Coots and John Gholston. Second row, Cameron Estes, Keaton Hord, Caysen Wise, Cameron Taylor, Kennedy Griffiths, Kendall Bright, Keira Bailey and Lauren Pace. Back, Carson Mills, Bradley Paris, Ryder Murphy, Ethan Garrison, Madison Philpott, Shaiden Calhoun, Cody Tamez and sponsor Alison LaRue. Absent from the photo is Grayson Dooley.

CHS boys’ basketball team hosts Holiday Classic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently hosted its annual Holiday Classic, and finished in fifth place.

 

In the first round, CHS lost to Casey County by a score of 71-60.

 

In the first round of the consolation bracket, CHS took on Grayson County and won by a score of 61-50.

 

And in the last round, the CHS team defeated Madison Southern in a close game. Final score was 70-64.

 

CHS junior Malachi Corley drives to the basket.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently hosted Taylor County.

 

The CMS players battled hard, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

CMS eighth-grader Keondre Weathers protects the ball.

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams take on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams recently took on Marion County.

 

CHS girls’ and boys’ varsity teams will travel to Taylor County on Friday, Jan. 4, for a doubleheader. Game time is 6 p.m.

 

CHS junior Katelyn Miller shoots.     CHS sophomore Arren Hash shoots the ball.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

The CMS players battled hard, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Carson Mills drives to the basket.

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams take on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams recently took on Taylor County.

 

In the girls’ game, CHS was victorious.

 

Final score was 40-36.

 

CHS freshman Lainey Watson led her team with 17 points.

 

CHS freshman Lainey Watson looks for a teammate.

CHS girls’ basketball teams take on Boyle County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ junior varsity and varsity basketball teams recently took on Boyle County.

 

In the junior varsity game, CHS won by a score of 39-9.

 

And in the varsity match up, CHS won by a score of 50-48 in overtime.

 

CHS freshman Bre Gowdy watches the ball.

CHS girls’ freshman basketball team defeats Taylor, Adair counties

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshman basketball team recently defeated Taylor and Adair counties.

 

Final score of the Taylor County game was 54-6.

 

And final score of the Adair County game was 58-32.

 

CHS freshman Bre Gowdy drives the ball.

CES students make Christmas slime

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students recently had fun celebrating the Christmas holiday.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s class, students helped her make Santa slime.

 

CES second-grade teacher Tonya Hagan’s students react as the mixture turns into Santa slime.

CES students have fun with Christmas math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun celebrating Christmas.

 

Fourth-graders practiced math concepts while making Christmas artwork.

 

CES fourth-grader Trenton Harris holds the Christmas tree he made after solving word problems and coloring them to make ornaments.

CES students learn about Christmas carols

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated Christmas.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s second-grade class, students learned about Christmas caroling.

 

CES second-graders Carson Brown, at left, and Madison Walters color their carol singers.

CES students make reindeer

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated Christmas.

 

In Lynne Horn’s class, students made their own reindeer.

 

CES second-grader Aubrey Wilson holds her reindeer.

CES students make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated the Christmas holiday.

 

In Hannah Jones’s third-grade class, students made their own ornaments.

 

CES third-grader Tina Jiang makes a design on her ornament.

CES students make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated the Christmas holiday.

 

In Kaye Agathen’s fourth-grade class, students made their own Christmas ornaments.

 

CES fourth-grade teacher Kaye Agathen helps Ava Ellis add her initial to her ornament.

CES preschool students make edible Christmas trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made edible Christmas trees.

 

Students in Julie Shelton’s class recently celebrated the Christmas holiday.

 

As an activity, students were given an ice cream cone to use as an edible tree.

 

CES preschool student Addison Allen enjoys a candy as she decorates her Christmas tree.

CES preschool students decorate Christmas bells

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated the Christmas holiday.

 

As an activity, students decorated Christmas bells.

 

Denise Spencer’s students also created their own Christmas paintings.

 

CES preschool assistant Lisa Durham helps Julie Lasater, at left, and Ryder Terry decorate their Christmas bells with stickers.

CES students make Christmas stockings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun celebrating the Christmas holiday.

 

In Amanda Greer’s second-grade class, students made their own Christmas stockings.

 

CES second-grader Miley Orberson holds her Christmas stocking.

CES students make Christmas slime

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students recently had fun celebrating the Christmas holiday.

 

In Laura Dicken’s class, students helped her make Christmas slime.

 

CES second-grade teacher Laura Dicken makes Christmas slime with her students.

CHS girls,’ boys’ basketball teams battle Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams recently took on Adair County.

 

In the girls’ game, CHS won by a score of 39-37.

 

Katelyn Miller, a junior, led her team with 11 points and seven rebounds.

 

CHS freshman Bre Gowdy shoots.

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Meade County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ junior varsity and varsity teams recently took on Meade County.

 

CHS won the varsity game by a score of 76-72.

 

Malachi Corley, a junior, led his team with 15 points and six rebounds.

 

CHS junior Mark Rigsby drives the ball.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Adair County

 

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

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

CMS sixth-grader Rowan Petett dribbles.

CHS boys’ basketball team plays in Eagle Jamboree

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ varsity basketball team recently scrimmaged Warren East and Christian Academy Louisville.

 

The team hosted and played in its annual Eagle Jamboree last month.

 

The tournament was a fundraiser for CHS boys’ basketball.

 

CHS senior Davon Cecil drives the ball to the basket.

CHS boys’ bowling team defeats Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ bowling team recently defeated Bardstown.

 

In the junior varsity match, CHS won by a score of 6-1.

 

The varsity team won by a score of 5-2.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Chris Clark eyes a shot.

CHS boys’ JV basketball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ junior varsity basketball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

Final score was 49-42.

 

The team will travel to LaRue County on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

 

On Thursday, Jan. 3, the team will host Taylor County at 6 p.m. in the CHS gym.

 

CHS sophomore Kameron Smith drives the ball.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Russell County

 

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

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

CMS seventh-grader Tashaun Hart looks for a teammates.

CES students make Christmas cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Christmas.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s class, students recently made their own Christmas cards.

 

CES kindergartener Katie Parrish decorates her Christmas tree.

CES students write to Santa

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have been good this year.

 

In their classrooms, students recently wrote letters to Santa telling him so.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Kimberly Clark helps students Lucy Oliver, at left, and DeVonte Noyola as they write their letters to Santa.

CES students draw snowmen

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students are celebrating the winter season.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently drew snowmen.

 

CES fifth-graders Kennedy Griffiths, at left, and KaMiya Williams smile.

CES art students paint winter landscapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently painted winter landscapes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are learning how to make tints and shades of colors.

 

CES first-grader Courtney Gilbert paints snow.

CES students enjoy hot chocolate, reading in the dark

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students were recently rewarded for meeting goals they set for themselves.

 

Tonya Hagan’s students set goals for their academic and personal success this school year, and recently met them.

 

Hagan also set some personal goals, and was successful.

 

CES second-grader Ava Caffee reads under a tent.

CES students make Christmas trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun celebrating the Christmas holiday.

 

In Lynne Horn’s class, students recently made paper Christmas trees.

 

CES second-graders Aubrey Novak, at left, and Natalee Shaw make their Christmas trees.

CES art students make stained glass windows

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making stained glass windows in their art class.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are using black construction paper and tissue paper to make their windows.

 

CES first-grader Carter Ward holds his stained glass window.

CES preschool students make reindeer, Christmas wreaths

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun celebrating Christmas.

 

Denise Spencer’s students recently made their own paper reindeer and Christmas wreaths.

 

CES teacher Denise Spencer paints preschool student Kelsey Clark’s hands as she makes her reindeer.

CES preschool students make candy canes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun celebrating Christmas.

 

Denise Spencer’s students recently made their own paper candy canes.

 

CES preschool student Brayden Miller paints his candy cane, with help from teacher Denise Spencer.

CES art students learn about texture

 

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

 

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

 

CES third-grader Lazarick Miller colors his texture monster.

CMS art students learn about making sets

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning about making sets.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students recently discussed how sets are made for theatrical productions.

 

From left, CMS seventh-graders Jovi Bowen, Ethan Murphy and Leo Lamer paint a snowman photo backdrop.

CHS physics students study energy

 

Campbellsville High School physics students are learning about energy with race cars.

 

AP physics students in Cheryl Dicken’s class are learning about the law of conservation of energy.

 

As a laboratory exercise, students used race cars and tracks to apply the law and determine the coefficient of sliding friction.

 

CHS seniors Savanna Brockman, at left, and Abbie Dicken test the speed of their race car.

CMS science students build atomic elements

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently had fun building their own atomic elements.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students are studying the elements that make up the periodic table.

 

As a project, students chose an element and researched it.

 

CMS eighth-graders Haylee Allen delivers her presentation about oxygen as classmate Deondre Weathers holds her poster.

CES students get moving in PE class

 

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

 

In Zach Durham’s classes, students do some warmup exercises and then play a sport or game.

 

CES third-grader Aaron Floyd does a push up in PE.

CMS students have fun at Christmas dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School students had fun at a Christmas dance on Wednesday, Dec. 19.

 

About 40 students attended.

 

Students enjoyed dancing together, eating snacks and socializing.

 

CMS sixth-graders Lilyan Murphy, at left, and Keeley Dicken dance with their friends.

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.

 

CMS seventh-graders Ethan Murphy, at left, and Diego Noyola shop at the AR store.

CES students enjoy indoor recess

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are enjoying recess time indoors.

 

In the winter months, students spend their recess time in their classrooms.

 

CES first-graders Trinidy Gribbins, at left, and Macilynn Mann play a game together on their tablets.

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. Students are awarded points based on how many questions they answer correctly.

 

From left, CES fifth-graders Cody Tamez, Brianna Mitchell and Kennedy Griffiths shop with AR points.

CES students learn about the Grinch

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently learned the story of the Grinch who stole Christmas.

 

As an activity, students in Lindsey Muncie’s class made their own Grinch by using their handprints.

 

CES kindergartener Mariah Travis holds her Grinch.

CES students make gingerbread houses

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Christmas.

 

Amanda Greer’s second-grade students recently learned all about gingerbread houses.

 

As an activity, students made their own.

 

From left, CES second-graders Tristan Burton, Aliyah Litsey, Kylei Thompson and Josiah Edwards decorate their gingerbread house.

CES students make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own Christmas ornaments.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, kindergarten students are using clay to make ornaments.

 

CES kindergartener Priyanka Flores paints her ornament.

CES preschool students make Christmas wreaths

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made Christmas wreaths.

 

Students in Julie Shelton’s class are celebrating Christmas.

 

As an activity, students were given a green wreath made out of paper and then added red tissue paper ornaments to it.

 

CES preschool student Alex Spurling glues ornaments on his wreath.

CES students present paper bag projects

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about reading in their language arts classes.

 

In Maranda Wright’s fourth-grade class, students recently presented their paper bag projects.

 

Students chose a book to read, and then analyzed the plot, conflict, theme, setting and characters.

 

CES fourth-grader River McFarland presents her paper bag project.

CES kindergarteners draw self-portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned how to draw self-portraits.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently read “The Shape of Me and Other Stuff” by Dr. Seuss.

 

After reading the book, Hash talked to students about how shapes can be used to make many types of drawings, including pictures of people.

 

CES kindergartener Chloe Calhoun colors her self-portrait.

CMS archery team wins awards

 

Campbellsville Middle School archery team recently competed and brought home several awards.

 

The team competed at Central Hardin High School on Friday, Dec. 15.

 

In the middle school division, seventh-grader Braelyn Price finished in first place out of 112 archers, scoring a 281 out of 300.

 

Hunter Falls, also a seventh-grader, placed second in the boys’ division and third overall in the tournament, with a score of 274.

 

Campbellsville Middle School archery team recently competed and brought home several awards. Hunter Falls, at left, a seventh-grader, placed second in the boys’ division and was third overall. Braelyn Price, also a seventh-grader, at right, finished in first place. Chris Kidwell, center, is the archery coach.

CHS archery team wins at first-ever shoot

 

Campbellsville High School archery team recently competed at its first-ever shoot, and brought home several awards.

 

The team competed at Taylor County on Friday, Nov. 30.

 

In the high school division, CHS freshman MaCayla Falls finished in third place overall, with a score of 285 out of 300.

 

In the middle school division, seventh-grader Hunter Falls placed first, with a score of 279 out of 300.

 

CHS freshman Adin Hunt takes aim.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Adin Hunt, sophomore Carly Adams, junior Gavin Johnson and senior Kalisha Murphy.

 

From left are junior Gavin Johnson, sophomore Carly Adams and freshman Adin Hunt. Absent from the photo is senior Kalisha Murphy.

CMS staff members celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Middle School staff members recently celebrated Christmas together.

 

Staff members enjoyed a lunch recently and spent time fellowshipping.

 

In this year’s Christmas sweater contest, teacher Paige Cook won first place.

 

CMS eighth-grade teachers Robbilyn Speer, at left, and Paige Cook pose in their Christmas attire.

CIS students, teachers sing Christmas carols

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and teachers recently spread some Christmas cheer.

 

A group of students and teachers sang Christmas carols at Bluegrass Way and Grandview rehabilitation and nursing facility.

 

From left, CHS senior Christa Riggs, junior Piper Rucker and senior Joe Pipes sing Christmas carols.

CHS staff members celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville High School staff members recently celebrated Christmas together.

 

Staff members enjoyed a potluck lunch recently, and played games together and fellowshipped.

 

In this year’s Christmas sweater contest, math teacher Tammy Wilson won first place.

 

CHS staff members recently competed in a Christmas sweater contest. From left are media center specialist Valerie Davis, who won third place; teacher Dale Estes, second place; and first-place winner teacher Tammy Wilson.

CHS senior honored at DYW reception

 

Campbellsville High School senior Elizabeth Sullivan was honored at a reception on Sunday, Dec. 16, as she prepares to compete in the Kentucky Distinguished Young Woman program.

 

Earlier this year, Sullivan was named the Taylor County Distinguished Young Woman.

 

Kentucky DYW program preliminaries will be Friday, Jan. 11, and the finals Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Singletary Center for the Arts at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

 

CHS senior Elizabeth Sullivan talks to family members at a reception in her honor as she prepares to compete in the Kentucky DYW program.

CHS students ride Santa Express

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a ride on the Santa Express train.

 

Students in Juanita Young’s class took a senior year trip to New Haven to take a ride on the train.

 

They also toured the Kentucky Railway Museum, got temporary tattoos and saw Santa.

 

CHS seniors, from left, Brooke Tucker, Travis Nash, Robert Tungate and Chris Moran pose outside the Kentucky Railway Museum.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Casey County

 

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

 

The CMS team will travel to Clinton County on Thursday, Jan. 3.

 

CMS eighth-grader Konner Forbis battles for the ball.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on Monroe County

 

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

 

CHS hosted its annual Domino’s Pizza Tip-Off Classic on Saturday, Dec. 1.

 

CHS junior Mark Rigsby jumps to block the ball.

CES students learn about patterns

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students are learning about repeating patterns.

 

Students in Adrienne Hash’s class recently read the book “Elmer” by David McKee.

 

The book is about Elmer, who is a bright-colored patchwork elephant.

 

CES first-graders Chanler Mann, at left, and Piper Patterson color their Elmer elephants.

CES students enjoy Grinch snacks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are in the Christmas spirit.

 

The class recently went to Green River Cinema 6 to see the movie “The Grinch.”

 

In honor of seeing the movie, Amanda Greer’s students enjoyed some special Grinch snacks.

 

CES second-grader Alex Eggers enjoys his Grinch treat.

CES kindergarteners make candy canes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are having fun while celebrating Christmas.

 

Students in Leanna Cundiff’s class recently made candy canes out of construction paper.

 

CES kindergartener Bradlee Carchio glues paper on his candy cane.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

They are kindergarteners Adaia Taylor and Jayvian Shively; first-graders Alex Newcomb, Braxton Rhodes, Bella Stout and Rylee Karr; second-graders Marlee Dickens, Parker Newton, Elyzabeth Fisher and Kasen Smith; third-graders Allison Dean, Joseph Boudreaux, Matthew Holley and Raleigh Spencer; fourth-graders Maddox Hawkins and Zaemar Hoskins; and fifth-graders Ashwyn Travelstead, Easton Williams, Cohutta Giles, Brayson Cox and Maliyah Harris.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Jayvian Shively, fifth-grader Cohutta Giles, second-grader Kasen Smith, third-graders Matthew Holley and Raleigh Spencer and second-grader Elyzabeth Fisher. Second row, first-graders Rylee Karr and Braxton Rhodes, third-grader Allison Dean, fifth-grader Brayson Cox, first-grader Alex Newcomb, second-grader Marlee Dickens and kindergartener Adaia Taylor. Back, third-grader Joseph Boudreaux, fifth-grader Maliyah Harris, fourth-graders Zaemar Hoskins and Maddox Hawkins, second-grader Parker Newton and fifth-graders Easton Williams and Ashwyn Travelstead. Absent from the photo is first-grader Bella Stout.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are kindergartener Connor Wise, first-grader Samuel Terry, second-grader Stella Newcomb, third-grader Essence Hunter, fourth-grader Damien Clark and fifth-grader Arianna Childers.

 

From left are first-grader Samuel Terry, second-grader Stella Newcomb, third-grader Essence Hunter, fourth-grader Damien Clark and fifth-grader Arianna Childers. Absent from the photo is kindergartener Connor Wise.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Dec. 10.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Dec. 10 are, from left, sixth-graders Carmen Gurley and Will Wooley, seventh-graders Rhyse Tucker and CheyAnn Edwards and eighth-graders Ta’Monta Stallworth and Sean Mings.

CMS football coaches buy toys for students

 

Campbellsville Middle School football coaches recently took two students shopping for Christmas gifts.

 

The coaches partnered with Thrivent financial consultants firm to buy the gifts, and then took the students shopping.

 

The coaches helped the students pick out new clothing, toys, books and more.

 

CMS football coaches recently partnered with Thrivent financial consultants firm to purchase Christmas gifts for two deserving students. Pictured with sixth-graders Jazzmin Coulter and James Pennington are, from left, assistant coaches Tommy Allen, Bronson Gowdy and Will Griffin, head coach Aaron Webb and assistant coaches Shumari Bridgewater, John Gholston and Stephen Tucker.

CIS students buy toys for children

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students recently helped buy toys for children this Christmas.

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center partnered with Thrivent financial consultants firm to buy Christmas gifts for four children in the Campbellsville community.

 

Campbellsville High School Eagle Academy teacher Will Griffin coordinated the effort and formed an action team of students to buy the gifts.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students recently helped buy Christmas gifts for four children. Students who served on the action team to purchase the gifts are, from left, Campbellsville High School sophomore Kylar Cox, junior Lathan Cubit, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Dalton Morris, sophomores Taylor Knight and Abi Wiedewitsch, junior Danielle Shimek, senior Abbie Dicken, sophomores Destiny Tungate and Jadelyn Caffee, juniors Dillon Whitaker and Blake Allen, freshman Alexis Thomas, freshman Lainey Watson, junior Malachi Corley, CMS eighth-grader Haylee Allen and CHS Eagle Academy teacher Will Griffin, who coordinated the effort.

CHS students complete Escape Challenge

 

Campbellsville High School math students are working as teams to complete a math Escape Challenge.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s honors algebra class, students are learning to solve linear equations.

 

As an activity, Dicken gave students several envelopes of questions to solve in an Escape Challenge.

 

CHS freshman Hayley Wethington, at left, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Haylee Allen work to solve an Escape Challenge problem.

CHS student completes Microsoft Access certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Laci Hodgens recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

On Thursday, Dec. 13, Hodgens passed a Certiport exam to receive certification in Microsoft Access.

 

She is third CHS student to complete certification in Access.

 

Laci Hodgens

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Bia Moura, sophomore Arren Hash, junior Tahler Franklin and senior Brandon Greer.

 

From left are sophomore Arren Hash, senior Brandon Greer and junior Tahler Franklin. Absent from the photo is freshman Bia Moura.

CMS academic team competes

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team recently competed in quick recall.

 

CMS hosted Adair and Green counties for scrimmages to help prepare for upcoming competitions.

 

CMS eighth-grader Karlee Rakel listens to a question.

CHS students create landfills

 

Campbellsville High School students are studying landfills by creating their own.

 

AP environmental science students in Mary Jo Hazel’s class are learning about how to protect the planet.

 

To learn about how items in landfills deteriorate, they made three different kinds of landfills.

 

CHS sophomores Abi Wiedewitsch, at left, and Kenzi Forbis look at the items in their landfills.

CIS raises money for Toys for Tots

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is giving back to the Campbellsville/Taylor County community.

 

The District recently helped raise money for the community’s Toys for Tots fundraiser.

 

On Thursday, Dec. 6, CIS administrators and students were live on Q-104 to raise money for the program, which gives toys for children in the community who might otherwise not have Christmas.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ administrators and students recently helped Q-104 raise money for the community’s Toys for Tots fundraiser. From left, front, are CHS juniors Zoe McAninch and Gracyne Hash, CES fifth-grader TiOnday Slaughter and CES Guidance Counselor Donna White. Second row, CHS junior Gavin Johnson and CMS eighth-graders Haylee Allen and Tyler Booth. Back, CMS principal Zach Lewis and CHS Principal Weston Jones.

CES art students draw turkeys in disguise

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are drawing turkeys in disguise.

 

Students in Adrienne Hash’s art class are reading the book “Turkey Claus” by Wendi Silvano.

 

The story is about a turkey who attempts to disguise himself so he won’t be eaten for Christmas dinner.

 

CES third-grader Ava Roy draws her turkey disguised as Santa.

CES students make snow

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are getting in the Christmas spirit.

 

Students are celebrating the holiday with several days of fun activities.

 

Recently, Tonya Hagan’s students made their very own snow.

 

CES second-grader Stella Newcomb reacts as she makes snow with her classmates. From left are Ava Caffee, Briley Sapp and Caleb Goodson.

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Chloe Garrett recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Wednesday, Dec. 12, Garrett has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Chloe Garrett

CHS student is second to complete Microsoft Access certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Tahler Franklin recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification and made school history.

 

On Wednesday, Dec. 12, Franklin passed a Certiport exam to receive certification in Microsoft Access.

 

She is the second CHS student to complete certification in Access.

 

Tahler Franklin

CES students make ornaments for nursing home residents, hospital patients

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are putting their art skills to use to help local nursing home residents and hospital patients this Christmas.

 

For the sixth year, all CES students are making reindeer ornaments in Adrienne Hash’s art class.

 

CES first-grader LaTayvion Brown adds a nose to his ornament.

CMS art students create clay pieces

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning how to work with clay.

 

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

 

Students learned how to shape their clay, and how to use tools to create designs.

 

CMS seventh-grader KyAshia Mitchell shapes her clay.

FRYSC receives donation from Murakami

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center recently received a large donation to help Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students.

 

Murakami Manufacturing USA donated $1,000 for the center.

 

The money will be used to fund students’ needs this school year.

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center recently received a $1,000 donation from Murakami Manufacturing USA to help Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students. Accepting the donation from Murakami employees is FRYSC Director Courtney Sowell, fifth from left.

CES custodian receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School custodian James Cheuvront received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Dec. 10.

 

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

 

Cheuvront received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES custodian James Cheuvront with the classified Change Award.

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Andrea Gribbins received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Dec. 10.

 

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

 

Gribbins received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins with the certified Change Award.

CMS Beta Club donates socks to those in need

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club is helping people keep warm this winter.

 

Club members recently collected more than 600 pairs of socks for people in need.

 

In partnership with the Sports Reach organization, the club hosted a “Socktober” community service project to help Owsley County residents.

 

CMS Junior Beta Club members present the socks they recently collected to Stan Curry, at left, and Robby Speer, at right, of the Sports Reach organization. The socks were donated to Owsley County residents. Pictured with Curry and Speer are, from left, front, eighth-graders Alysa Howard and Mikaela Scharbrough. Second row, eighth-graders Dakota Slone, Mary Russell, Bri Hayes, Bri Davis and Leigh Hicks. Back, eighth-graders Zamar Owens, Ronin Smith, Chase Hord, Haylee Allen and Nate Mitchell.

INFAC donates to Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

INFAC North America Inc. recently donated $2,000 to Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Superintendent Kirby Smith accepted the donation.

 

Brian Bland, INFAC general manager, presented the donation on behalf of his company.

 

INFAC North America recently donated $2,000 to Campbellsville Independent Schools. Brian Bland, general manager, at left, made the presentation. Superintendent Kirby Smith accepted the donation on behalf of Campbellsville Independent Schools.

CES Wings Express program receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s afterschool Wings Express program recently received a donation from a community partner.

 

Community Trust Bank donated $200 to help pay program expenses.

 

Making the donation was Lisa Karr, branch manager.

 

CES Wings Express Director Doug Holmes, at right, receives a $200 donation from Lisa Karr, branch manager at Community Trust Bank.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Clinton County

 

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

 

The CMS team will travel to Green County on Monday, Dec. 10.

 

CMS eighth-grader Deondre Weathers dives for the ball.

CHS girls’ basketball team scrimmages Clinton County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team recently scrimmaged Clinton County to open its season.

 

The team defeated Cumberland County on Friday, Nov. 30, by a score of 46-45.

 

CHS senior Malaya Hoskins drives the ball to the basket.

CMS boys’ basketball team defeats Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently defeated Metcalfe County.

 

CMS eighth-graders won their game, by a score of 45-32.

 

CMS eighth-grader Chase Hord drives the ball.

CES students learn about writing paragraphs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning about writing paragraphs.

 

In Laura Dicken’s class, students recently discussed that paragraphs contain a topic sentence, detail statements and a closing sentence.

 

From left, CES second-graders Gavin Paris, Trinity Clark and Brea Miller work to put their paragraph sentences in the correct order.

CES students write about gingerbread houses

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning all about gingerbread houses.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are discussing what is used to make the houses, and how they are built.

 

CES third-grader Gracie Murphy writes about building a gingerbread house.

CHS FCCLA students spread Christmas cheer

 

Campbellsville High School FCCLA students recently helped spread some Christmas cheer.

 

Each year, students volunteer their time to help plan a special Christmas party for some Campbellsville Elementary School students.

 

CHS FCCLA students recently volunteered at a special Christmas party for Campbellsville Elementary School students. From left are CHS senior Cayleigh Bright, sophomores Chloe Garrett and Emily Kerns, senior Destiny Deason and sophomore Chloe Cox. In back is FCCLA sponsor Deanna Campbell.

CMS Beta Club collects socks for those in need

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club recently collected more than 600 pairs of socks for people in need.

 

In partnership with the Sports Reach organization, the club hosted a “Socktober” community service project to help Owsley County residents.

 

Clockwise from top left, CMS eighth-graders Bri Hayes, Bri Davis and Mary Russell smile with the more than 600 pairs of socks they collected during the CMS Junior Beta Club’s “Socktober” drive. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Dakota Slone, who also led the project.

FRYSC receives donation for backpack program

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center recently received a large donation to its backpack program to help feed students.

 

Citizens Bank and Trust Co. donated $2,500 to the program.

 

Campbellsville FRYSC recently received a $2,500 donation from Citizens Bank and Trust Co. for its backpack program. Making the donation to FRYSC Director Courtney Sowell, at left, is Vice President Frieda Sandidge.

CMS, CHS concert bands practice for ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

Campbellsville middle and high school bands are practicing for their upcoming concert.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host its annual “Christmas Spectacular” concert Sunday, Dec. 9, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

CHS junior Gavin Ford, in front, plays trumpet with his section.

CMS students learn about absolute value

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are expanding their math skills.

 

In LeeAnn Grider’s class, students are learning about absolute value.

 

CMS teacher LeeAnn Grider helps sixth-grader Destiny Bradley as she learns about absolute value.

CHS students learn about nutrition

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about nutrition.

 

In Dale Estes’s health and physical education class, students are discussing the five food groups.

 

From left, CHS freshman Savannah Gumm and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Bri Hayes, Bri Davis and Dakota Slone discuss the importance of eating fruits.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Dec. 3.

 

They are kindergarteners Bison Bridgewater, Tori Clark, Zachary Cook and Dane Gray; first-graders Braxton Rhodes, Alex Newcomb and Cyleigh Mann; second-graders Cera Rooker, Khyron Matney and Cloud Malone; third-graders Carter Wethington, Alex Mixtega and Cadynce Cox; fourth-graders Alex Wilson, Tye Rhodes and Braxton Tucker; and fifth-graders Caysen Wise, Mary James, Cohutta Giles, Breona Bridgewater and DeMarion Breighner.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Cloud Malone and kindergarteners Bison Bridgewater, Zachary Cook, Dane Gray and Tori Clark. Second row, first-grader Cyleigh Mann, third-grader Cadynce Cox, second-grader Khyron Matney, third-graders Alex Mixtega and Carter Wethington and second-grader Cera Rooker. Back, fifth-grader Mary James, fourth-grader Braxton Tucker, fifth-grader Breona Bridgewater, fourth-graders Tye Rhodes and Alex Wilson and fifth-graders Caysen Wise and DeMarion Breighner. Absent from the photo are first-graders Braxton Rhodes and Alex Newcomb and fifth-grader Cohutta Giles.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 3.

 

They are kindergartener Katie Parrish, first-grader Noah Milburn, second-grader Trinity Clark, third-grader Jayden Cox, fourth-grader Mark Lawson and fifth-grader Jonathan Releford.

 

From left are first-grader Noah Milburn, fourth-grader Mark Lawson, second-grader Trinity Clark, kindergartener Katie Parrish, fifth-grader Jonathan Releford and third-grader Jayden Cox.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Dec. 3.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

From left are sixth-graders Deason Smith and Shyanna Young, seventh-graders Chloe Motheral and Isaac Garrison and eighth-graders Aviona Smith and Jake Dicken.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 3.

 

They are freshman Austin Jeffries, sophomore John Orberson, junior Katelyn Miller and senior Elizabeth Sullivan.

 

From left are sophomore John Orberson and senior Elizabeth Sullivan.

CES Wings Express students have fun with STEM activities

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express program students are having fun learning while playing games.

 

The students recently played STEM games, to learn about science, technology, engineering and math.

 

From left, CES third-graders Aliy Dunn, Ethan Bailey and Brody Sidebottom play Jenga.

CES students create abstract self-portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about abstract art.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students are discussing how artists create abstract works.

 

As an activity, students were asked to make their own abstract self-portraits.

 

CES fourth-grader Emma Estes paints her abstract self-portrait.

CHS student chosen for all-state choir

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Bia Moura has been chosen to participate in all-state choir.

 

Moura was one of 1,100 students in seventh, eighth and ninth grades who auditioned to be a part of the Kentucky Music Educators Association choirs.

 

Bia Moura

CES Wings Express program receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s afterschool Wings Express program recently received a donation from a community partner.

 

Citizens Bank and Trust Co. donated $200 to help pay program expenses.

 

Making the donation was Clark Howard, who works in marketing at the bank.

 

CES Wings Express Director Doug Holmes, at right, receives a $200 donation from Clark Howard, who works in marketing at Citizens Bank and Trust Co.

CES Wings Express program receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s afterschool Wings Express program recently received a donation from a community partner.

 

Taylor County Bank donated $150 to help pay program expenses.

 

Making the donation were Jim Miller IV, president/CEO, and Leslie De Grez, vice president.

 

CES Wings Express Director Doug Holmes, at left, receives a $150 donation from Taylor County Bank President/CEO Jim Miller IV and Vice President Leslie De Grez.

CHS students take new school photos

 

Campbellsville High School students smiled for the camera recently.

 

Lifetouch personnel came to CHS on Monday, Dec. 3, to take new school portraits.

 

CHS senior Josh Dooley smiles for the camera.

CHS senior wins congressional app challenge

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jay Tucker has won the Congressional App Challenge.

 

U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., recently announced the winners of the First District 2018 Congressional App Challenge.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jay Tucker has won this year’s Congressional App Challenge.

CHS seniors learn about working in health care

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about working in the health care field.

 

Andrea Settle, human resources director at Taylor Regional Hospital, came to CHS to talk to senior students who are interested in working in health care.

 

Andrea Settle, human resources director at Taylor Regional Hospital, talks to senior students who are interested in working in health care.

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Sarah Adkins recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Tuesday, Dec. 4, Adkins has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Sarah Adkins

CHS algebra students play ‘linear dominoes’

 

Campbellsville High School algebra students recently played “linear dominoes” as part of their studies.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s class, students are learning about graphing lines and writing equations.

 

CHS algebra students join their graphs and equations during a game of “linear dominoes.” Clockwise from top left are freshman Blake Settle, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Angelica Seng, freshmen Hayley Wethington, Bia Moura, Sarah Adkins and Nate Arachi, seventh-grader Isaac Garrison, freshman Tezon Mitchell, eighth-graders Chase Hord and Sean Mings and freshmen Sumara Berry, Yash Patel and Serenity Ford.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

Caleb Buddemeyer reads to CES first-grade students.

CES students work in reading groups

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are sharpening their reading skills by working in groups.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students work together each day.

 

CES third-grade teacher Patty Haley reads with her reading group students.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Green County

 

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

 

The CMS team will host Russell County on Monday, Dec. 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bryce Newton fights for the rebound.

CHS bowling team competes

 

Campbellsville High School bowling team competed in a tournament recently to kick off its season.

 

The team competed against several other schools at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley.

 

CHS will host Green County on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the bowling alley.

 

CHS sophomore Alex Howard bowls.

CHS cross country runners compete

 

Campbellsville High School cross country runners recently competed at Miller Park.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students ran in the elementary, middle and high school races.

 

CHS freshman Serenity Ford runs.

CES, CMS cross country runners compete

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school cross country runners recently competed at Miller Park.

 

CMS eighth-grader Chase Hord finished in fifth place.

 

CMS sixth-grader Rowan Petett runs.

CHS volleyball team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Marion County.

 

CHS battled the team in the 20th District tournament.

 

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

 

CHS volleyball players and coach Shajuana Ditto cheer for their teammates.

CES preschool students learn about Thanksgiving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned about the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

As an activity, students made their own turkeys.

 

CES preschool assistant Lisa Durham smiles as student Ganivea Gaddie finishes her turkey.

CMS students play handball

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are having fun in their physical education classes.

 

In Dale Estes’s class, students first do some warmup activities and then play a game or activity together.

 

Recently, students learned to play handball.

 

CMS sixth-grader Katon Cox protects the ball from classmate Ethan Murphy.

CMS named National Beta School of Distinction

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club has received a National School of Distinction award.

 

The award is an honor awarded to Beta chapters striving toward academic achievement, exemplary character, demonstrated leadership and service to others.

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club has received a National School of Distinction award, an honor given to clubs that increase their membership for the current school year.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

They are kindergarteners Jasiahas Anderson, Katie Parrish, Priyanka Flores and Kendall Combs; first-graders Alaziah Smith, Chanler Mann, Scarlet Huber and Matheus Almeida; second-graders Delaney Staton, Kaylee Thompson, Quincy Travis and Tyce Owens; third-graders Caleb Behan, Kenady Hayes, Xadrian Fugate and Gracie Murphy; fourth-graders Evan Lockridge, Alyah Meadows, Braelyn Taylor and Analeigh Foster; and fifth-graders Shaiden Calhoun, Anthony Goins, Christian Hart and Trinity McFarland.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Matheus Almeida, kindergartener Kendall Combs, second-grader Kaylee Thompson, kindergarteners Priyanka Flores and Katie Parrish, first-grader Alaziah Smith and kindergartener Jasiahas Anderson. Second row, first-grader Scarlet Huber, third-grader Caleb Behan, third-grader Xadrian Fugate, second-graders Quincy Travis and Tyce Owens, fourth-grader Alyah Meadows, third-grader Kenady Hayes and second-grader Delaney Staton. Back, fifth-grader Trinity McFarland, third-grader Gracie Murphy, fourth-graders Braelyn Taylor and Analeigh Foster, fifth-graders Christian Hart, Anthony Goins and Shaiden Calhoun and fourth-grader Evan Lockridge. Absent from the photo is first-grader Chanler Mann.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are kindergartener TuReal Baxter, first-grader LaTayvion Brown, second-grader Mason Edwards, third-grader Lucian Abel, fourth-grader Carson Ford and fifth-grader Keaton Hord.

 

From left are third-grader Lucian Abal, kindergartener TuReal Baxter, first-grader LaTayvion Brown, second-grader Mason Edwards, fifth-grader Keaton Hord and fourth-grader Carson Ford.

CES preschool students take nature walk

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently took a nature walk.

 

Students in Julie Shelton’s class walked by a creek near the CES campus and looked at the leaves and trees.

 

CES preschool student Joshua Laytart collects leaves on his nature hike.

CES first-graders learn about warm, cool colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently learned about warm and cool colors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned that warm and cool colors can evoke specific emotions and are used for many artistic purposes.

 

CES first-grader Kennon Dotson colors his house.

CHS students create art in math class

 

Campbellsville High School students are creating art in their math class.

 

In Tammy Wilson’s algebra class, students are learning about conic section equations.

 

As a project, students were asked to create a piece of “art” by graphing the equations on a calculator.

 

CHS junior Harlie Bishop adds a finishing touch to her artwork.

CMS students visit bookmobile

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently visited the Taylor County Public Library bookmobile and checked out some good books to read.

 

Sarah Hampton, outreach librarian, brought the bookmobile to the CMS campus recently to let students take a look around.

 

CMS seventh-grader Kaden Bloyd looks for a book on the bookmobile.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 26.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 26 are, from left, sixth-graders Bronson Cox and Vallie Houk, seventh-graders Gabby Bright and Diego Noyola and eighth-graders Davanna Reardon and Brady Hoosier.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 26.

 

They are freshman Brae Washington, sophomore Chloe Garrett, junior Jimmy Russell and senior Davon Cecil.

 

From left are freshman Brae Washington, sophomore Chloe Garrett, junior Jimmy Russell and senior Davon Cecil.

CMS students study Boston Massacre crime scene

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently studied the Boston Massacre by becoming investigators and examining the crime scene.

 

In Robbilyn Speer’s social studies classes, students are learning about the cause of the Boston Massacre, and the impact of the events.

 

CMS eighth-grader Brady Hoosier examines evidence at the Boston Massacre crime scene.

CES students draw snowmen

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students are celebrating the upcoming winter season.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently drew snowmen.

 

CES second-graders Miley Orberson, at left, and Laurna McKenzie draw their snowmen.

CMS art students create synesthesia-based projects

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made projects based on synesthesia.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students learned that synesthesia is a neurological condition in which there is miscommunication between two or more of the senses.

 

CMS seventh-grader Ethan Murphy paints his synesthesia-based project.

CES preschoolers enjoy library time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are enjoying library time in their classrooms.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students enjoy reading together every day.

 

Students are learning to write and read new letters, and to put them together to write words and sentences and then read stories.

 

CES preschool students Brayden Miller, at left, and Ganivea Gaddie read together in their class library.

CES students learn about Thanksgiving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned all about the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

In Lynne Horn’s second-grade class, students discussed the first Thanksgiving and learned why the holiday was created.

 

CES second-graders Kira Dotson, at left, and Elyzabeth Fisher color their Thanksgiving books.

CHS seniors order cap and gowns

 

Campbellsville High School seniors have taken another step toward graduation.

 

Representatives from Herff-Jones came to school recently to help students order their cap and gowns.

 

CHS seniors Jackson Hinton, at left, and Tatem Wiseman hold their tassels.

CMS, CHS students learn about college in mobile classroom

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students recently learned about college at Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority’s mobile classroom.

 

College Info Road Show visited the campuses recently.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority counselor Audrey Price helps CMS eighth-graders as they board the College Info Road Show classroom.

CHS students win awards at KYA

 

Campbellsville High School students brought home several awards from the Kentucky Youth Assembly session recently.

 

The school’s Kentucky YMCA Youth Association chapter attended the annual conference on Nov. 18-20 at Crowne Plaza in Louisville and the state capitol in Frankfort.

 

CHS students attending KYA include, from left, front, seniors Salena Ritchie, Reagan Knight, Tatem Wiseman and Elizabeth Sullivan, juniors Lauryn Agathen and Alli Wilson and senior Abbie Dicken. Second row, juniors Bailey Thompson, Gavin Johnson, Savanna Brockman, Isabella Osborne, Zaria Cowan and Ben Arachi, senior Brandon Greer and junior Dillon Whitaker. Back, junior Cole Kidwell, seniors Myles Murrell and Samantha Mason, juniors Ketayah Taylor and Siera Owens, freshman Brae Washington and junior Jan Douwes Dekker. Absent from the photo are freshmen Abi Turner, Adin Hunt, Blake Settle, Jack Sabo and Peyton Dabney; sophomores Clark Kidwell, Zaquan Cowan, Jake Dicken and Raj Patel; and seniors Brandon Greer and Jeremiah Jackson.

CES students make turkeys in disguise

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made turkeys in disguise in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

Students were given a worksheet with a turkey printed on it and asked to disguise their turkey as something else.

 

They could color the turkey, but had to add objects to make it three-dimensional.

 

CES third-grader Londyn Smith holds her turkey in disguise.

CES students create their own monsters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made their own monsters.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class recently read the book “Baloney (Henry P.)” by Jon Scieszka, a book about Henry P. Baloney, an alien schoolkid who has to come up with a great excuse for why he is, once again, late to school.

 

Jones used the book to teach students about using context clues when they read, to help them determine the meaning of the nonsense words in the story.

 

CES third-graders Allison Dean, at left, and Caleb Behan color their monsters.

CHS soccer team hosts pancake breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team hosted a pancake breakfast recently as a fundraiser.

 

The breakfast was at Wings Pizza N Things, and players were waiters for the event.

 

CHS freshmen Josh Lucas, at left, and Jarred Mays serve Darrin Price and his son, Lanigan, a Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader.

CHS football team battles Beechwood

 

Campbellsville High School football team battled Beechwood recently to end its season.

 

The CHS team played in the KHSAA state semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 23, against Beechwood for the second year in a row.

 

CHS junior Malachi Corley runs the ball.

Kiwanis Club donates coats to CES, CMS students

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school students will soon receive new winter coats, thanks to a community partner.

 

Campbellsville Kiwanis Club recently donated several coats to be given to students for the upcoming winter season.

 

On behalf of the Campbellsville Kiwanis Club, member Patricia Sprowles, at left, recently donated several coats to Campbellsville elementary and middle school students. Receiving the coats were Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center Director Courtney Sowell, center, and assistant Sharon Hoskins-Sanders.

CHS students learn about parenting

 

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

 

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

 

CHS junior Jakyia Mitchell, at left, and freshman Alexis Thomas hold their babies.

CES hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted student-led conferences, with nearly 300 people attending.

 

The conferences were hosted for students to discuss their grades from the first nine-week grading period, along with their leadership skills and overall development this school year.

 

CES kindergartener Katniss Hudson talks to her parents Charles and Racheal about her progress this school year.

CES choir performs at ceremony to turn on Christmas lights

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir members recently helped kick off the Christmas season.

 

Students sang at a special ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 21, hosted to turn on the Christmas lights in Miller Park.

 

CES choir members, from left, fourth-grader Alexia Howard, third-grader Elizabeth Foster, third-grader Sophia Santos and fourth-grader Lily Coots sing.

CES choir members help those in need

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir members recently performed to raise money for those in need.

 

The choir performed at the “Hearts to Help” concert, hosted by Campbellsville Christian Church, which raised money to benefit the Green River Ministries homeless shelter.

 

From left, CES fourth-graders Jaron Johnson and Joseph Greer and third-grader Brendan Martin sing.

CHS soccer team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently took on Marion County.

 

CHS hosted the team in the first round of the 18th District tournament.

 

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

 

CHS freshman Josh Lucas jumps to protect the ball.

CHS volleyball teams defeat North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball teams recently defeated North Hardin.

 

Freshmen players won by a score of 2-0.

 

The junior varsity squad won by a score of 2-1.

 

CHS freshman Kaylyn Smith jumps for the ball.

CMS football teams play in Battle for Sunday Classic

 

Campbellsville Middle School football teams recently competed in the Battle for Sunday Classic tournament at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

The seventh-grade team defeated Taylor County by a score of 12-6.

 

CMS seventh-grader Tashaun Hart looks to pass.

CHS cross country team competes

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently competed at Miller Park.

 

Serenity Ford, a freshman at CHS, finished the high school girls’ 2600 meter run in sixth place.

 

In the high school boys’ 2600 meter run, CHS senior Ian McAninch finished third and sophomores Jonathan Sparks and Jake Dicken finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

 

CHS senior Ian McAninch runs.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently took on Russell County in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

Seventh-graders fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

The eighth-graders won their game, by a score of 39-27.

 

CMS eighth-grader Dakota Slone fights for the ball.

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Students who have GPAs ranging from 3.0 to 4.0 are included in the list.

 

Eagle Academics

CHS football players honored at breakfast

 

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

 

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

 

From left, CHS seniors Ceondre Barnett and Charlie Pettigrew, sophomore Arren Hash and senior Daesean Vancleave enjoy breakfast.

CES students study Lost Colony of Roanoke

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders recently learned about the Lost Colony of Roanoke.

 

In Jessica Lile’s social studies class, students learned that the colony was the first attempt at founding a permanent English settlement in North America.

 

From left, CES fifth-graders Caysen Wise, Braydn Spurling and Bryson Groves work on their project.

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Eagle Academics

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 19.

 

They are freshman Grant Lawson, sophomore Blase Wheatley, junior Malachi Corley and senior Ceondre Barnett.

 

From left are junior Malachi Corley, sophomore Blase Wheatley and freshman Grant Lawson. Absent from the photo is senior Ceondre Barnett.

Community leaders attend CES student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted student-led conferences, with community leaders attending to help mentor students.

 

CES hosted student-led conferences on Monday, Nov. 19, with nearly 300 attending.

 

For those students who weren’t able to attend the conferences, community leaders came to school on Tuesday, Nov. 20, to meet with them.

 

Former CES teacher Lisa Riggs talks with fifth-grader KaMiya Williams.

CIS choirs host fall concert

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently hosted a fall choir concert.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs came together for the event.

 

The concert featured many different types of music, including pop, spirituals and more.

 

And, for the first time, there was a performance by a CIS staff choir, which is made up of about 50 members.

 

CES third-graders Lainey Price, at left, and Karsyn Smith sing.

CES third-graders enjoy Thanksgiving feast

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently celebrated Thanksgiving with a feast.

 

Students in Patty Haley’s, Marcia Sharp’s, Hannah Jones’s and Tracey Rinehart’s classes brought in food to enjoy together before leaving for Thanksgiving break.

 

CES third-graders in Patty Haley’s class say a blessing before their Thanksgiving feast.

CES students play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning math while playing games.

 

Vanessa Adkins, a math interventionist at CES, works with students every day to help them improve their math skills.

 

During a recent session with Adkins, students focused on learning multiplication and division.

 

CES fourth-graders Braxton Agee, at left, and Donnaven Phillips practice division as they play a board game.

CHS students complete certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Skyler Olinski and junior Aleah Knifley recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Tuesday, Nov. 20, Olinski and Knifley have passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become Microsoft Office specialists.

 

Skyler Olinski     Aleah Knifley

CES students learn about prime, composite numbers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are learning about prime and composite numbers.

 

As an activity, students recently used a turkey to help them learn about the numbers.

 

Students were given the pieces of a turkey printed on paper and asked to glue them together.

 

CES fourth-grader Seamus Huber writes numbers on his turkey feathers and identifies them as prime or composite.

CHS students decorate for Christmas

 

Campbellsville High School students are getting in the Christmas spirit.

 

Just before leaving for Thanksgiving break, students and staff members decorated the front office for Christmas.

 

CHS freshman Myricle Gholston decorates the office Christmas tree with attendance clerk Etosha Richardson.

CHS STLP students advance to state competition

 

Campbellsville High School STLP students have advanced to state competition.

 

CHS students attended the Regional Showcase at the University of Louisville on Thursday, Nov. 15.

 

Several students competed and have advanced to state competition in April.

 

CHS students attend the STLP Regional Showcase. From left, front, are freshman Adin Hunt, sophomore Zachary Shaw, freshmen Skyler Olinski and Hayley Wethington, junior Ben Arachi and senior Randy Harris. Back, freshman Tezon Mitchell, Brandon Pittman and Nate Arachi, senior Ian McAninch, freshman Blake Settle, junior Emily Rodgers, senior Brandon Greer, junior Conner Riley, senior John Netherland, sophomore Colin Harris and senior Jaylah Tucker.

CES fourth-graders have fun during ‘Flashlight Friday’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students recently had fun during “Flashlight Friday.”

 

The day was given to students as a reward for their hard work in the classroom.

 

For the “Flashlight Friday” activities on Friday, Nov. 16, students spent the day working in the dark.

 

CES fourth-graders in Tammy Hash’s class read and work on classwork on “Flashlight Friday.”

CMS football players named to all-star teams

 

Campbellsville Middle School football players have been named to all-star teams for their performance this season.

 

Seventh-graders Dalton Morris, Isaac Roddy and Devin Kinser and eighth-graders Deondre Weathers, Keondre Weathers and J.T. Washington have been named to the Kentucky Middle School Football Association’s All-Star Classic teams.

 

CMS football players have been named to the Kentucky Middle School Football Association’s All-Star Classic teams. From left, front, are seventh-graders Isaac Roddy and Dalton Morris. Back, seventh-grader Devin Kinser and eighth-graders Deondre Weathers, J.T. Washington and Deondre Weathers.

CMS football player named to Team Kentucky

 

Campbellsville Middle School football player Kaleb Miller, a sixth-grader, has been named to an all-star team for his performance this season.

 

Miller has been named to Football University’s national Team Kentucky.

 

CMS sixth-grader Kaleb Miller has been named to Football University’s national Team Kentucky and will play in Indiana on Dec. 1.

CHS football team wins region championship, makes history

 

Campbellsville High School football team has defeated Crittenden County to win its second region championship in a row, and make school history.

 

Final score was 26-21.

 

This is the first time the Eagles have won the region championship on their home field, and the first time the team has won a region championship in back-to-back years.

 

CHS football players take a photo with their region championship trophy.

CES names Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, specifically the third habit, which is to Put First Things First.

 

From left, front, are second-graders Hannah Matias and Aubrey Allen, kindergartener Jayla Barbee, first-grader Carter Ward and kindergarteners Paris Washington-Hall, Tate Jones and Nevaeh Milburn. Second row, fifth-grader TiOnday Slaughter, fourth-grader Peyton Mitchell, third-graders Willow Griffin, Karsyn Smith and Sawyer Lange and fourth-grader Lilly Wise. Back, fourth-grader Ajada Smith, fifth-graders Eva Bledsoe and Brayden Paiz, first-grader Alaina Bridgewater, fourth-grader Camren Skaggs, second-grader Kaiden Bradfield, third-grader Keiava Thompson, second-grader Melody Ward and fifth-grader Arianna Childers. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Gianni Gribbins and Amarya Penn-Thompson, first-graders Jacob Parrish and Kingston Cowherd and fifth-grader Kiera Bailey.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 12.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 12 are, from left, sixth-graders Spencer Bates and Kenya Bridgewater, seventh-graders Hannah Singleton and Ryan Grubbs and eighth-graders Bri Davis and Logan Wilson.

CES students honor CHS football players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School football players at an assembly.

 

CES students recognized the players and cheered for them as they play in the state tournament.

 

CHS senior Charlie Pettigrew gets hugs from CES students.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

They are kindergarteners Jaevan Tompkins, Karson Wright, Charlotte Coots and James DeBrot; first-graders Jacob Sandidge, Kingson Duncan, Alinna Bray and Alaziah Smith; second-graders Karter Young, Stella Newcomb, LeeAnna Garvin and Vicky Li; third-graders Anna Keith, Nikolas Torres, Hunter Clark and Frehley Whitlow; fourth-graders Katie Lane and Kendall Cruz; and fifth-graders Mattie Abner and Cassandra White.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Alinna Bray, kindergartners Charlotte Coots, James DeBrot and Jaevan Tompkins and third-grader Nikolas Torres. Second row, first-grader Jacob Sandidge, fourth-grader Katie Lane, second-grader Karter Young, first-grader Kingson Duncan and second-grader Stella Newcomb. Back, second-grader LeeAnna Garvin, fifth-grader Cassandra White, second-grader Vicky Li, third-grader Frehley Whitlow, fifth-grader Mattie Abner and third-grader Hunter Clark. Absent from the photos are kindergartener Karson Wright, first-grader Alaziah Smith, third-grader Anna Keith and fourth-grader Kendall Cruz.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 12.

 

CES fourth-grader Annabelle Brockman received the award.

 

CES fourth-grader Annabelle Brockman was named Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 12.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are kindergartener Charlie Engle, first-grader Mae Miller, second-grader Briley Sapp, third-grader Seeley Whitaker, fourth-grader Braxton Agee and fifth-grader Kealey Mann.

 

From left are second-grader Briley Sapp, first-grader Mae Miller, third-grader Seeley Whitaker, fourth-grader Braxton Agee and fifth-grader Kealey Mann.  

CES students to help children at Christmas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are collecting money to help local children at Christmas.

 

Laura Dicken’s students are selling snacks to raise money.

 

Students recently decorated oatmeal pies to look like turkeys, and will sell them at the school.

 

All money raised will be used to purchase toys to donate to Campbellsville Fire & Rescue’s annual Toys for Kids effort.

 

CES second-grader Delaney Staton holds her oatmeal pie.

CMS students visit bookmobile

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently visited the Taylor County Public Library bookmobile and checked out some good books to read.

 

Sarah Hampton, outreach librarian, brought the bookmobile to the CMS campus recently to let students take a look around.

 

CMS sixth-graders Destiny Bradley, at left, and Natasha Torres browse the books at the bookmobile.

CHS students make comic books

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made comic books in their English classes.

 

AP language and composition students in Ben Davis’s classes were asked to create a comic book or graphic novel that demonstrates their understanding of argumentative writing.

 

CHS sophomore Arren Hash discusses his comic with Principal Weston Jones.

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students will present a Christmas musical on Monday, Dec. 10.

 

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

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, Dane Gray, Beckett Hill and Tate Jones put on their mad faces as they sing and dance.

CHS art students make 3D letters

 

Campbellsville High School art students are making 3D letters out of cardboard.

 

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

 

CHS freshman Adin Hunt cuts out his letter.

CES art students paint winter landscapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are painting winter landscapes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are learning how to make tints and shades of colors.

 

CES first-grader Trinity Dye paints a winter landscape.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 12.

 

They are freshmen MaCayla Falls, sophomore Abi Wiedewitsch, junior Lauryn Agathen and senior Abbie Dicken.

 

From left are senior Abbie Dicken, junior Lauryn Agathen, sophomore Abi Wiedwitsch and freshman MaCayla Falls.

CES preschool students learn about fairy tales

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning about fairytales.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students have read many fairytales and learned that they are make believe stories.

 

As an activity, students made their own magic wands and practiced casting imaginary spells.

 

CES preschool students in Denise Spencer’s class hold their magic wands.

CMS students discuss test scores

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently had a “Chat and Chew” to learn about the importance of their state test scores.

 

In Paige Cook’s language arts classes, students are discussing their scores on the K-PREP tests they took during the 2017-2018 school year.

 

CMS teacher Paige Cook discusses K-PREP test data with her students.

CHS students present cultural projects

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about other cultures.

 

AP human geography students in Blake Milby’s classes are learning about what makes the United States different from other countries.

 

CHS freshmen Peyton Dabney, at left, and Jack Sabo dress the part as they present about Russia.

CHS student is first to complete Microsoft Access certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Hayley Wethington recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification and made school history.

 

As of Tuesday, Nov. 13, Wethington passed a Certiport exam to receive certification in Microsoft Access.

 

She is the first CHS student to complete certification in Access.

 

Hayley Wethington

CHS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville High School recently announced its academic achievers for November.

 

Three students from each grade level are honored, and they were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 12.

 

CHS academic achievers for November were honored at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 12. They are, from left, sophomores Zoie Sidebottom, Anna Clara Moura and Arren Hash, junior Taliyah Hazelwood, freshmen Tezon Mitchell and MaCayla Falls, junior Emily Rodgers, senior Reagan Knight, freshman Peyton Dabney, junior Kelson Griffiths and senior Ian McAninch. Absent from the photo is senior Davon Cecil.

TRH, athletic trainer receive Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School athletic trainer Rebecca Cravens and Taylor Regional Hospital received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 12.

 

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

 

Jane Wheatley, CEO at TRH, and Cravens received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CHS athletic trainer Rebecca Cravens with the community Change Award.     Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors TRH CEO Jane Wheatley with the community Change Award.

CHS guidance counselor receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School guidance counselor Richard Dooley received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 12.

 

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

 

Dooley received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CHS guidance counselor Richard Dooley with the certified Change Award.

CES attendance clerk receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School attendance clerk Sharon Mills received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 12.

 

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

 

Mills received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors Campbellsville Elementary School attendance clerk Sharon Mills with the classified Change Award.

CHS football player, coach honored

 

Campbellsville High School football coach Dale Estes and player Malachi Corley have been honored for their success this season.

 

Estes, who is the head coach for the Eagles, was, for the third year in a row, named Coach of the Year for Class A District 2.

 

Corley, a junior, was named the Class A District 2 Player of the Year.

 

For the third year in a row, CHS football head coach Dale Estes has been named Coach of the Year for Class A District 2.     CHS junior Malachi Corley has been named Class A District 2 Player of the Year.

CHS soccer players honored

 

Campbellsville High School soccer players were recently honored at a banquet for their performance this season.

 

Senior players Keidlan Boils, Daniel Johnson, Evan McAninch, Ian McAninch and Brody Weeks were honored for their dedication to their team.

 

All players received the Eagle Up award.

 

CHS soccer players are honored with the Eagle Up award. From left are head coach Bradley Harris, sophomore Clark Kidwell, freshman Josh Lucas, sophomores Jastyn Shively and Jeffrey Sustaita, freshmen Dakota Harris and Grant Lawson, sophomore Sae’von Buckner, junior Brennon Wheeler, seniors Daniel Johnson, Brody Weeks, Ian McAninch and Keidlan Boils and assistant coaches Owen Weeks and Malique Spaulding. Absent from the photos are freshmen Jarred Mays and Peyton Dabney and senior Evan McAninch.

CES students learn about the American flag

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about the importance of the American flag.

 

Dan Durham, program director at Air Evac Lifeteam and pastor at Stewarts Creek Baptist Church, recently came to CES to speak to kindergarten students about the American flag.

 

Durham talked to students about how the flag was created, how it should be folded and why it’s important to always respect the flag.

 

Dan Durham, program director at Air Evac Lifeteam and pastor at Stewarts Creek Baptist Church, speaks to CES kindergarteners about the American flag. At left, kindergartener Kyona Mitchell holds the flag with Durham.

CHS football team defeats Russellville to advance in state playoffs

 

Campbellsville High School football team has defeated Russellville to advance to the third round of state playoffs.

 

Final score was 52-13.

 

CHS will host Crittenden County in the third round on Friday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. at Dave Fryrear Field.

 

CHS senior Charlie Pettigrew runs the ball, with a Russellville player at his heels.

CES kindergarten students make turkeys

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are making turkeys in honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

 

When finished, the students will display their turkeys in the hallways.

 

CES kindergartener Jayvian Shively holds his turkey.

CHS senior named to all-region golf team

 

Campbellsville High School senior Layton Hord has been named to the Fourth Region golf team for his performance this season.

 

Hord recently signed a letter of intent to continue his golf career at Campbellsville University next fall.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Layton Hord has been named to the Fourth Region golf team for his performance this season.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 5.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eligible award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 5 are, from left, sixth-graders Marissa Segura and J.J. Gurley, seventh-graders Allie Compton and Kaden Bloyd and eighth-graders Jasmine Daniels and Tyler Booth.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

They are kindergarteners Zayden Walker, James Debrot, Amarya Penn-Thompson, Colton Sapp and Madilyn Caswell; first-graders Gabriella Tate, Hayden Goff and Jaxon Williams; second-graders Serenity Jones, Melody Ward and Madison Wilhoite; third-graders Eric Epperson, Serenity Taylor and Amani Bridgewater; fourth-graders Jaylin Christie, Timmy Tu and Trever Lasley; and fifth-graders Bradyn Spurling, Bobby Engle, Bradley Paris, Keaton Hord, Devin Underwood and Westin Dudgeon.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Colton Sapp and Zayden Walker, first-grader Hayden Goff and kindergartener Amarya Penn-Thompson. Second row, fourth-grader Trever Lasley, second-grader Madison Wilhoite, first-grader Jaxon Williams, kindergartener Madilyn Caswell and first-grader Gabriella Tate. Third row, second-grader Melody Ward, fifth-grader Bradyn Spurling, fourth-grader Jaylin Christie, third-grader Serenity Taylor, second-grader Serenity Jones, fifth-grader Devin Underwood and third-grader Eric Epperson. Back, fourth-grader Timmy Tu, fifth-grader Bradley Paris, third-grader Amani Bridgewater and fifth-graders Westin Dudgeon, Keaton Hord and Bobby Engle. Absent from the photo is kindergartener James Debrot.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are kindergartener Ava Muncie, first-grader Hayden Goff, second-grader Trinity Clark, third-grader Marion Mann, fourth-grader Griffin Skaggs and fifth-grader Zarek Stone.

 

From left are first-grader Hayden Goff, fourth-grader Griffin Skaggs, fifth-grader Zarek Stone, third-grader Marion Mann and second-grader Trinity Clark. Absent from the photo is kindergartener Ava Muncie.

CIS to host cheerleading league

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School cheerleading coaches Nikki Price and Lisa Jo Wiseman coordinate the league, along with CHS cheerleaders.

 

Cheerleading

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 5.

 

They are freshman Lainey Watson, sophomore Zachary Shaw, junior Siera Owens and senior Spencer Swafford.

 

From left are freshman Lainey Watson, sophomore Zachary Shaw, junior Siera Owens and senior Spencer Swafford.

CHS students complete certifications

 

Campbellsville High School junior Tahler Franklin and sophomore Laci Hodgens recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Thursday, Nov. 8, Franklin and Hodgens have passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Tahler Franklin     Laci Hodgens

CES students make bird feeders

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned to make their own bird feeders during a reading lesson.

 

CES teacher Vanessa Adkins meets with students each day to help them with reading and math skills.

 

During a recent lesson, students read the book “The Mystery of the Missing Berries.”

 

CES second-grader Cloud Malone hangs his bird feeder, with help from teacher Vanessa Adkins.

CES students learn to write music

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to write music.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students are having fun learning to play the bucket drums.

 

As part of their lessons, students recently discussed how to write a rhythm a musician can play on the drums.

 

CES fifth-grader Devin Underwood, at right, helps classmate Arianna Childers as she writes her rhythms.

CIS Board of Education members re-elected

 

Three of the five Campbellsville Independent Schools Board of Education members have been re-elected to serve four more years.

 

Board members Angie Johnson, Mitch Overstreet and Suzanne Wilson, who currently serves as vice chair, were re-elected to their seats on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

 

Angie Johnson     MItch Overstreet     Suzanne Wilson

CES students learn about fire prevention

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned the importance of working smoke detectors and how to stop, drop and roll.

 

Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel came to CES to talk about the importance of checking and changing the batteries in smoke detectors.

 

Sparky the fire dog hugs CES first-grader Linnly Adams.

CES students learn fire safety

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about fire safety.

 

Robby Bryant, who works at Campbellsville Fire & Rescue and volunteers at Taylor County Fire Department, came to CES to talk to students.

 

Bryant spoke to students about how fire can be put out and why it’s important to check the batteries in smoke detectors.

 

Robby Bryant, who works at Campbellsville Fire & Rescue and volunteers at Taylor County Fire Department, shows CES Wings Express students what a fire fighter looks like when wearing all of his or her equipment.

CES students play zombie tag

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun playing zombie tag.

 

In zombie tag, one student is chosen as the zombie, and he or she tries to tag classmates and make them crawlers.

 

CES second-grader Kaiden Bradfield tags classmate Tyce Owens during a game of zombie tag.

CES artists draw still lifes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School artists recently learned to draw still lifes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned that a still life shows a group of objects in an interesting composition.

 

To test their skills, students drew a cup with a marker, color pencil and paint brush inside.

 

CES second-grader Kingson Duncan draws his still life.

CES kindergarteners learn to keep a steady beat

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning and having fun in their music class.

 

Students in Cyndi Chadwick’s classes recently practiced keeping a steady beat.

 

To help, students made their very own shakers out of paper plates and beans.

 

CES kindergarteners Zayden Walker, at left, and Colton Shaw dance as they play their shakers.

CES art students make clay fish sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay sculptures.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, third-graders recently used clay to shape into a fish.

 

CES third-graders in Patty Haley’s class made these clay fish.

CES art students study Kandinsky

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying artwork made by Wassily Kandinsky.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students studied Kandinsky’s artwork, and then made their own in his style.

 

 CES first-grader Shannon Carmicle paints.

CHS students host student showcase

 

Campbellsville High School students recently created projects based on what they learned from a novel they read in their English class.

 

In Ben Davis’s class, students recently read “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith talks with CHS sophomore Jasmine Davis about her project.

CMS students paint with watercolors

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to paint with watercolors.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are discussing different media to use when creating artwork.

 

Students have used crayons, markers, tempera paint, oil pastels and more.

 

CMS sixth-grader Serenity Mings paints.

CMS art students learn about color

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned about color.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s classes, students learned that the color wheel tells which colors can be mixed together to make new colors.

 

Students learned about primary and secondary colors, warm and cool colors, and also neutral colors.

 

CMS seventh-grader Lance Knifley creates his neutral artwork.

CMS art students create mixed media projects

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made a mixed media project.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students studied artist Piet Mondrian, who is known for his landscape paintings.

 

CMS sixth-grader Lilyan Murphy adds color to her tree.

CHS marching band is seventh in Kentucky

 

Campbellsville High School marching band is the seventh best Class A band in Kentucky.

 

CHS competed in the Kentucky Music Educators Association semifinals competition on Saturday, Oct. 27, in Lexington.

 

The band advanced to the semifinals after placing third in regionals competition the previous Saturday.

 

CHS junior Autumn Babbs performs.

CHS history students study the 19th century

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about the early 19th century.

 

AP United States history students In Susan Dabney’s class are leaning about reform movements.

 

CHS sophomores Abi Wiedewitsch, at left, and Taylor Knight present their project.

CES students create fall drawings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about fall.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are talking about the colors that can be seen during the fall season.

 

After reading “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves” by Lucille Colandro, students drew their very own fall scenes.

 

CES first-grader Bella Stout holds her fall scene.

CES students sharpen math skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

Math interventionist Vanessa Adkins works with students each day to help them learn the skills they need to advance to the next grade level.

 

CES math interventionist Vanessa Adkins helps fourth-grader Alyah Meadows play a number order game.

CHS hosts blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members are helping save lives.

 

The school’s National Honor Society chapter hosted a blood drive on Friday, Nov. 2.

 

CHS junior Bailey Thompson winces as she donates blood.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

They are kindergarteners Emma Spaulding, Ava Muncie and Onyx Hunter; first-graders Cameron Carchio, Kaylee Franklin and Carsen Montgomery; second-graders Destinee Henry-Turner, Josiah Edwards and Ryne Edwards; third-graders Sawyer Lange, Chloe Harvey, Journey Webb and Keiava Thompson; fourth-graders Peyton Mitchell, Camren Skaggs and Madison Smith; and fifth-graders Stanley Napper and Jace Cox.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Onyx Hunter, first-graders Carsen Montgomery and Cameron Carchio and second-grader Josiah Edwards. Second row, fourth-grader Madison Smith, second-grader Ryne Gumm, third-grader Chloe Harvey, first-grader Kaylee Franklin, second-grader Destinee Henry-Turner and kindergartener Ava Muncie. Back, fourth-grader Camren Skaggs, fifth-grader Stanley Napper, third-grader Journey Webb, fifth-grader Jace Cox, third-grader Sawyer Lange and fourth-grader Peyton Mitchell. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Emma Spalding and third-grader Keiava Thompson.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are kindergartener Tate Jones, first-grader Angel Gomez, second-grader Mason Edwards, third-grader Lainey Price, fourth-grader Kallie Taylor and fifth-grader Narissa Barnett.

 

From left are first-grader Angel Gomez, third-grader Lainey Price, kindergartener Tate Jones, fifth-grader Narissa Barnett, fourth-grader Kallie Taylor and second-grader Mason Edwards.

CMS, CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students have joined the Eagle News Team, and are now hosting shows on three local radio stations this school year.

 

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

 

News Team

CES students make cards for veterans

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making cards to thank local veterans.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are learning the proper way to write a letter.

 

CES fifth-grader Madie Gebler writes a thank you card for a veteran.

CES students learn math, writing with pumpkins

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are using pumpkins to learn math and writing skills.

 

Jordyn Bray, an education student at Campbellsville University, recently led a lesson with Maranda Wright’s students to help them practice writing and math.

 

CES fourth-grader Lily Coots reacts as she removes seeds from a pumpkin.

CMS math students survive escape room

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently survived an escape room full of math problems.

 

In LeeAnn Grider’s sixth-grade math class, students were recently tested on fractions, multiplication, division and more.

 

CMS sixth-graders Lillian Sears, at left, and Anna Floyd work a math puzzle as they try to get a code to help them leave the escape room.

CMS students make Veterans Day art

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are making art to honor veterans.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are learning about artist Romero Britto.

 

Using Britto’s style, students made pieces to honor veterans at an upcoming ceremony.

 

CMS sixth-grader Marissa Segura adds color to her Veterans Day artwork.

CES students draw Halloween costumes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun celebrating Halloween.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students practiced their drawing skills by drawing themselves in their Halloween costumes.

 

CES fourth-graders Braxton Tucker, at left, and Trever Lasley draw themselves in their Halloween costumes.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 29.

 

They are freshman Blake Settle, sophomore Emily Hayden, junior Dalton Brown and senior Caleigh Bright.

 

From left are junior Dalton Brown, sophomore Emily Hayden, senior Caleigh Bright and freshman Blake Settle.

CES students dress up for Halloween

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members celebrated Halloween with several special events.

 

Students and staff members dressed in costumes such as scarecrows, witches, unicorns, baseball players, Disney characters and much more.

 

CES students and staff members dress in their Halloween costumes.     CES students and staff members dress in their Halloween costumes.

CES students celebrate Halloween

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students celebrated Halloween with several special events.

 

Students participated in a Parade of Costumes before ending the day, by walking through the school to see their classmates dressed in the costumes.

 

CES students and staff members participate in a Parade of Costumes on Halloween.

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Davon Cecil recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Wednesday, Oct. 31, Cecil has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Davon Cecil

CIS students raise cancer awareness

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are raising cancer awareness, and supporting those who are battling the disease.

 

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, students hosted a Pink Out and hat day to raise money for cancer research.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members dress in pink for their Pink Out to raise money for cancer awareness.     Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members dress in pink for their Pink Out to raise money for cancer awareness.     Campbellsville High School students and staff members dress in pink for their Pink Out to raise money for cancer awareness.

CES students learn about safety

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about safety.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools School Resource Officer Charlie Houk visited with students to talk to them about staying safe while trick or treating on Halloween.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools School Resource Officer Charlie Houk talks to CES students about being safe while trick or treating.

CMS math students learn division

 

Campbellsville Middle School math students are learning long division.

 

In LeeAnn Grider’s class, students are practicing converting fractions into decimals.

 

CMS teacher LeeAnn Grider works with sixth-grader Tre Shipione as he practices converting fractions to decimals.

CIS to host basketball league

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a developmental basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade.

 

Players will meet for practice on Sundays, for about 40 minutes. Players will work on skill development, and then play a game.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball head coach Tim Davis, along with assistant coaches Will Griffin, Chris “Scoop” Smith, Chris “PeeWee” Smith and Jordan Ballard, will coordinate the league.

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS students cook like the colonists

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently did some cooking during a unit on the 13 colonies.

 

In Robbilyn Speer’s class, students are discussing the culture of the colonial regions, and discussed how colonists lived.

 

Speer discussed how Native Americans taught the colonists to cook with wheat and other grains.

 

CMS teacher Robbilyn Speer drops johnny cake batter on the griddle.

CMS science students study atomic models

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS teacher Amy Knifley talks to eighth-graders Nate Mitchell, at left, and Cameron Mahan about how the candies are similar to the atomic models.

CHS juniors learn about Native Americans

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about Native Americans.

 

English III students in Tyler Hardy’s class recently discussed Native American literature.

 

As a project for the unit, students chose tribes and researched them.

 

CHS junior Tristin Lopez presents his project to Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders.

CES students help feed those in need

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are helping feed those in need.

 

Last week, CES students and staff members celebrated Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

As part of the week’s activities, CES hosted a canned food drive to benefit the Taylor County Food Pantry. The goal was to collect 1,000 cans.

 

In all, students collected more than 1,200 cans.

 

CES fourth-grade students in Maranda Wright’s class collected more than 200 cans of food in the Red Ribbon Week food drive. They are pictured with substitute teacher Jordyn Bray.

CHS cross country runner advances to state

 

Campbellsville High School cross country runner Ian McAninch, a senior, has advanced to state competition after finishing well at region.

 

The CHS cross country team competed in the Class A Region 2 meet on Saturday, Oct. 27.

 

In the varsity boys’ race, McAninch finished in 25th place, in 20:12.

 

For the second year in a row, CHS senior Ian McAninch has advanced to run at the KHSAA meet on Saturday, Nov. 3.

CMS Beta students spread kindness

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta members are spreading kindness in the Campbellsville community.

 

The National Beta Club was established 84 years ago, on Oct. 26, on the pillars of achievement, character, leadership and service.

 

In honor of Founders Day, the CMS Beta Club performed a community service to spread kindness.

 

CMS Beta Club members hold their “Just Be Kind” signs before traveling to post them at local businesses.

CMS students make catapults

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Katon Cox fires his catapult.

CMS students study the history of the atom

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are studying the history of the atom in their science class.

 

In Amy Knifley’s classes, students are learning about the development of the atomic theory and the history of the atom.

 

To illustrate their new knowledge, students recently worked on a project to present for their classmates.

 

CMS eighth-graders Zeke Bell, at left, and Brandon Nelson work together on their atomic theory timeline poster.

CES students play vocabulary game

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to expand their vocabularies and practice their spelling skills.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s class, students are playing game to learn new words.

 

CES second-graders, from left, John Hagan Newton, Caleb Goodson, Carson Brown and Emma Humphress work together to search for a word.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

Bonnie Webster reads to CES preschool students.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members recently celebrated 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.

 

CES students and staff members dress for Show Your School Sprit Day.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members recently celebrated 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.

 

CMS students and staff members dress in purple and gold for Show Your Pride … Drug Free Day.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 22.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Benny Matias, second-grader John Lane, first-grader Victrin Ramsey, kindergartener Peyton Mascarenas, second-grader Natalee Shaw, first-grader Levi Dye, second-grader Davian Taylor and kindergartener Kyona Mitchell. Back, third-graders Tristen Williams, Rizzo McKenzie and Destini Gholston, fourth-graders Rajon Taylor and Lanigan Price, fifth-grader KaMiya Williams, second-grader Zoe Weddle and fifth-grader Vivian York. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Jayla Barbee and Eddie Parsley, first-graders Alaina Bridgewater and Jamerius Miller and fifth-grader Eva Bledsoe.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 22.

 

They are kindergartener Brian Daniels, first-grader Lilly Spencer, second-grader Grif Thomas, third-grader Jacob Wethington, fourth-grader Camren Skaggs and fifth-grader Arianna Childers.

 

From left are second-grader Grif Thomas, kindergartener Brian Daniels, third-grader Jacob Wethington, fourth-grader Camren Skaggs, fifth-grader Arianna Childers and first-grader Lilly Spencer.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members are celebrating 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.

 

CES students and staff members dress for Super Heroes Don’t Do Drugs Day.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members are celebrating 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.

 

Dress-up day winners were, from left, eighth-grader Jasmine Daniels, seventh-grader Jaylie Moore, sixth-graders Aidan Phillips and Morgan Spears and eighth-grader Zamar Owens. Absent from the photo is seventh-grader Nathan McFarland.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students have spent several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s, Leanna Cundiff’s and Lindsey Muncie’s classes began celebrating Color Week earlier this school year and continued for several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Lisa Wiseman’s class wear black for Color Week.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 22.

 

They are freshman Hayley Wethington, sophomore Colin Harris, junior Gracyne Hash and senior Lane Bottoms.

 

From left are junior Gracyne Hash, freshman Hayley Wethington, sophomore Colin Harris and senior Lane Bottoms.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members are celebrating 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.

 

CES students and staff members dress for Drug Free, I Can Anything I Want to Be Day.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members are celebrating 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.

 

CMS Red Ribbon Week dress-up day winners for Wednesday, Oct. 24, are, from left, seventh-grader Jordan Gabehart, eighth-grader Aiden Humphress, sixth-grader Deason Smith and eighth-grader Jasper Wright.

CHS students learn about the Civil War

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about the Civil War.

 

In Blake Milby’s social studies class, students are discussing the many battles that occurred as part of the war, and why they were fought.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith talks with, from left, CHS juniors Nathan Anderson, Michael Milburn and Jacob Mattingly about their project on the Gettysburg war.

CMS students learn to manage stress

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to manage their stress.

 

Students meet regularly with Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch to discuss issues they might face during their middle and high school years.

 

Recently, Wiedewitsch discussed how students experience stress.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch talks to students about what causes them stress.

CES students compete in relay races

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun racing each other in their physical education classes.

 

In Zach Durham’s classes, students are competing in a variety of relay races.

 

CES third-grader Summer Daniels runs a relay race.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members are celebrating 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.

 

CES students and staff members dress for Join the Fight Against Drugs Day.