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CHS soccer team to host alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Soccer

CMS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS tennis teams to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

McDonald's

CMS softball team to host pajama party

 

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

 

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

 

Admission is $5 and concessions will be available.

CMS to host CKMSAC tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to host kindergarten readiness workshop

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS softball team to host chili supper and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS swim team to host White Castle fundraiser

 

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

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball team to host bake sale

 

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

 

There will be many homemade goodies available for a donation.

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS students to take final exams

 

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

CHS band members selling doughnuts

 

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

 

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

CHS bowling team to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Bowling Team

CMS students invited to book giveaway

 

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

 

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

CMS to host dance to benefit local children, hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

Admission is $5 and concessions will be sold.

 

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

FRYSC council to meet

 

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

CHS swim team shirt deadline extended

 

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

 

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

 

Eagles Soar

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Kentucky Blood Center

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS ‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 11

 

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

 

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

CES preschool students to present Christmas program

 

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

 

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

CHS Show Choir hosts fundraiser

 

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

 

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

CHS Marching Band to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

CMS to host Halloween dance

 

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

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball team to host fundraiser

 

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

School supply drive to benefit CES students

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to sponsor new support group

 

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

 

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

CHS to take on Taylor County in Big Dawg Bowl

 

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

 

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

CHS to host Coaches vs. Cancer events

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Coaches vs. Cancer

CHS to name media center for former employee

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS to name media center for former employee

CIS students to observe solar eclipse

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will observe Kentucky’s darkest day on Monday, Aug. 21.

 

A solar eclipse will put the area in the dark that afternoon, and all CIS students will be given the opportunity to view the historic event.

 

Teachers and staff members have discussed solar eclipses in the classrooms, including how to view the event safely.

 

This year’s total eclipse will be the first seen in Kentucky since 1869, and all parts of the Commonwealth will see at least 90 percent of the sun obscured by the moon.

 

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CHS to host Holiday Classic

 

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

 

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

Changes made to CMS, CHS athletics schedules

 

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

 

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

CIS students are a part of history

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students were a part of history on Friday, Aug. 18.

 

Thirty students were on hand to participate in the groundbreaking of the Campbellsville Sports Complex.

 

The complex, located off KY 55, will include several baseball fields, playgrounds, concessions, walking tracks, batting cages and more.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students were a part of history on Friday, Aug. 18. Thirty students were on hand to participate in the groundbreaking of the Campbellsville Sports Complex. From left, front, are fourth-graders Brayden Paiz, Isaiah Jeffries and Ethan Garrison, third-graders Emerson Gowin, Hayden Maupin, Cayton Lawhorn, Reece Swafford and Luke Adkins, fourth-grader Cameron Taylor, third-graders Lanigan Price, Damien Clark and Jaron Johnson, fifth-grader Rowan Petett, fourth-graders Caysen Tungate, Bradley Paris, Cameron Estes, Keaton Hord and Carson Mills and fifth-grader Skylar Wilhoite. Back, CMS teacher Katie Campbell, CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith, eighth-grader C.J. Adams, seventh-grader Seth Hash, eighth-grader Tuff Harper, senior Ethan Lay, sixth-grader Tashuan Hart, juniors Jackson Hinton and Ryan Kearney, eighth-graders Damon Johnson and Karley Morris, seventh-grader Leigh Hicks, CHS Assistant Principal Mark Kearney, junior Lane Bottoms and CES teacher Lynn Kearney.

CHS soccer team defeats Casey County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team defeated Casey County on Thursday, Aug. 17.

 

Final score was 5-1.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay picked up a hat trick, and senior Logan Cole and sophomore David Silva each added one to the scoreboard.

 

CHS senior Cass Kidwell runs to the goal.

Infinite Campus system to be down Dec. 23-30

 

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

 

Infinite Campus

CHS soccer team takes on Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team took on Bardstown on Saturday, Aug. 12, to open its season.

 

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

 

Final score was 2-4.

 

CHS senior Justin Richerson plays defense.

Merry Christmas from the Eagle Family!

 

Merry Christmas

CHS football team beats Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville High School football team recently defeated Metcalfe County in a scrimmage to kick off the season.

 

CHS won the game by a score of 2-0.

 

This year’s season will officially get underway on Saturday, Aug. 19, during the annual Forcht Bank Bowl.

 

CHS football players get set for the kickoff.

Board of Education meeting canceled

 

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

 

The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

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CES third-graders make ice cream

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently took a break from their studies to make a special treat.

 

Students practiced synergizing while they combined ingredients to make homemade ice cream.

 

CES third-graders Ryan Tungate, at left, and Evan Cundiff mix their ingredients to make homemade ice cream.

CHS cross country meeting is Thursday, July 20

 

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

 

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

 

Cross Country

CMS students study the solar eclipse

 

Campbellsville Middle School students have learned all about the upcoming solar eclipse.

 

In preparation for viewing the eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, students have been learning all about why an eclipse is happening and what people will actually see.

 

CMS sixth-graders, from left, Halley Wooley, CheyAnn Edwards, Kaydence Wethington and Dalton Morris simulate what an eclipse might look like.

Reception for CHS senior rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 6

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students to interview for jobs

 

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

 

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

CMS students study the purposes of art

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are studying why people make artwork.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s classes, students have been learning the basics of art, such as why art should be taught in schools and the purposes of art.

 

Harris said people make artwork to show their feelings, to entertain and when designing books, clothing and cars.

 

CMS eighth-graders Olivia Fields and Brae Washington sketch their drawings.

CMS volleyball tryouts are Dec. 9

 

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team tryouts are approaching.

 

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

 

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

 

volleyball

CES students make music

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to make music.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s percussion music classes, students are learning how to keep a steady beat.

 

CES second-graders Keely Rakes, at left, and Ava Ellis play a rhythm with pool noodles.

CMS students collecting supplies, raising money for Hurricane Matthew victims

 

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

 

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

 

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CES third-graders join choir

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently formed its third-grade choir.

 

Jessica Floyd, who teaches music and choir at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, will direct the group.

 

CES third-grader Sophia Santos sings.

CES to host Grandparent Day celebration

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CMS boys’ basketball games rescheduled for Jan. 11

 

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

 

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

 

The games were rescheduled because of inclement weather.

 

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

CHS to host open house

 

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

 

All freshman students should arrive at 9 a.m.

 

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

 

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CHS students, staff members save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members saved lives on Friday, Aug. 18.

 

CHS hosted its first blood drive of the 2017-2018 school year in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Twenty students and staff members donated.

 

CHS junior Jade Packard donates blood for the first time.

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left, front, are first-grader Cera Rooker, second-grader Nicholas Almeida and kindergartener Tabitha Leggett. Back, fifth-grader Skylar Wilhoite, fourth-grader Aleecia Knezevic and third-grader Griffin Skaggs.

CHS softball team to host parent meeting

 

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

 

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

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS volleyball team scrimmages Carlisle County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently scrimmaged Carlisle County to begin its season.

 

The CHS junior varsity team won its match.

 

Varsity players battled hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS sophomore Ketayah Taylor hits the ball.

CHS boys’ basketball Booster Club to host jamboree

 

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

 

The tournament is a fundraiser for CHS boys’ basketball.

 

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

CHS junior class to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS football team to host car wash

 

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

 

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

CMS students complete leadership project

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently completed a project in their leadership classes to get to know each other.

 

Students were asked to answer several questions about themselves and then create an autobiographical PowerPoint presentation.

 

CMS seventh-graders Asia Barbour, at left, and Jade Wheeler work on their autobiographical assignment.

CES students pick their careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are thinking about what they want to be when they grow up.

 

Third-graders were recently asked what career they want to have when they get older.

 

After writing that career on a sign for them to hold, teacher Hannah Jones took photos of each student.

 

CES third-grader Maddox Hawkins, who wants to be a professional basketball player when he gets older, smiles for a photo.

CHS KYA members selling gummy bears

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors to host car wash fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS FCA to host prayer walk

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS FCA

CES Wings Express program begins Aug. 28

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will begin its afterschool Wings Express program on Monday, Aug. 28.

 

The program, which is for students in kindergarten through third grade, is free to those who apply and are accepted.

 

Applications to attend Wings Express were sent home with students this week and should be returned as soon as possible.

 

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CES students to raise money for Crusade for Children

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS softball, baseball teams to play in CKMSAC tournaments

 

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

 

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

CES preschool director to host enrollment drive

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS students learn, have fun at GSP

 

They spent the summer learning, making new friends and becoming leaders.

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Madison Dial, Alex Doss, Wyatt Houk, Bryce Richardson and Ryan Wiedewitsch attended the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

 

Madison Dial     Alex Doss     Wyatt Houk     Bryce Richardson     Ryan Wiedewitsch

CMS to host dance

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Anna Clara Moura, senior Madison Dial and sophomore Conner Riley. Daesean Vancleave, a junior, is absent from the photo.

CHS boys’ golf team wins All ‘A’ fifth region championship

 

For the third year in a row, the Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team has won the All “A” fifth region championship, and will advance to the All “A” state tournament.

 

The region tournament was Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Campbellsville Country Club.

 

CHS battled Green County, Caverna, Bethlehem and Bardstown.

 

For the third year in a row, the Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team has won the All “A” fifth region championship, and will advance to the All “A” state tournament. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, seniors Alex Doss and Connor Wilson, juniors Layton Hord and Myles Murrell and freshman Kameron Smith. Doss was the overall individual winner, finishing 18 holes in 71 strokes.

CIS employees invited to education forum

 

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

 

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

CHS powderpuff game rescheduled

 

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

CHS to host basketball jamboree

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

CHS senior to bowl at Lindsey Wilson College

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Fireworks

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CMS girls’ basketball teams defeat Taylor County

 

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

 

On Thursday, Aug. 10, CMS took on Taylor County in three games.

 

CMS seventh-graders won by a score of 40-10.

 

And the CMS eighth-grade team won big by a score of 43-12.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith dribbles.

CES Wings Express to host Family Night

 

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

 

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

CIS youth football signups are Aug. 5

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CHS student says GSA program is ‘inspiring’

 

Jeremiah Jackson says the experience was “amazing” and “truly inspiring.”

 

Jackson, a junior at CHS, attended the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer.

 

He made school history when he was the first CHS student to be chosen to attend the GSA’s musical theatre program.

 

The GSA program was at Centre College in Danville, and Jackson says it was one of the best experiences of his life, so far.

 

CHS junior Jeremiah Jackson attended the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer. He is the first CHS student to be chosen to attend the GSA musical theatre program.

CHS students says Rogers Scholars program pushed him outside his comfort zone

 

Campbellsville High School junior Myles Murrell represented Taylor County at the Rogers Scholars program this summer, and says it helped him get over a fear and step outside his comfort zone.

 

The Rogers Scholars program is a week-long program that focuses on developing business leaders.

 

Murrell said he enjoyed making new friends at Rogers Scholars, in addition to listening to speeches and learning about leadership.

 

Myles Murrell

CHS students attend Rogers Explorers program

 

Campbellsville High School freshmen Abi Wiedewitsch and John Orberson attended the Rogers Explorers program this summer to learn how to be leaders.

 

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

 

Wiedewitsch and Orberson attended the program at the University of Pikeville.

 

CHS students attend Rogers Explorers program

CMS, CHS students to participate in Fourth District choir

 

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

CES, CMS and CHS announce open house, registration dates

 

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

 

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CES students learn to play the recorder

 

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

 

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

 

CES fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron learns to play a note on the recorder.

CMS boys’ basketball team to play in CKMSAC tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students paint pandas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently painted their own pandas.

 

Lisa Wiseman read “Please, Mr. Panda” and “I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda,” to her students.

 

The books are about manners and depict a panda interacting with other animals.

 

CES kindergartener Hayden Goff paints with a fork to make his panda’s face.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners read together

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun reading together.

 

Nikki Price’s students recently enjoyed the book “Nugget’s First Day of School.”

 

The story is about a puppy who is a bit nervous to attend school for the first time, but soon finds out he likes school and meets some new friends.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Nikki Price reads “Nugget’s First Day of School” to her students.

CIS choirs to perform

 

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

 

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

CHS football team to take on Russellville in state playoffs

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CHS senior parent meeting scheduled

 

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

 

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

CHS students learn historical thinking skills

 

Campbellsville High School students are sharpening their historical thinking skills.

 

And, students are taking their learning outside.

 

AP U.S. history students in Susan Dabney’s class recently learned about the concept of contextualization, which is the act of putting information into context.

 

CHS juniors Jackson Hinton, at left, and Treyce Mattingly work together to describe their surroundings as they study the concept of contextualization.

CHS softball team to host chili supper and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

District baseball, softball tournaments begin next week

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Baseball-Softball

CES second-graders get to know each other

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students recently had fun getting to know each other.

 

Students in Lynne Horn’s class recently took a break from their studies to learn about their classmates.

 

Horn gave each student a book to complete with information about themselves.

 

CES second-graders Serenity Taylor, at left, and Aaron Floyd sign each other’s worksheets as they get to know each other.

CHS senior to play football at Kentucky State University

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS prom is Saturday night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS football team defeats Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team took on Russell County on Tuesday, Aug. 8.

 

In the eighth-grade game, CMS couldn’t get the win. Final score was 0-42.

 

But in the seventh-grade game, CMS scored at the last second to win. Final score 8-0.

 

CMS seventh-grader Hayden Jones runs through the Russell County defense.

CHS tennis teams to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS soccer team defeats Barren County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Barren County.

 

CHS hosted the team on Thursday, Aug. 10, for a scrimmage to start the season.

 

Final score was 2-0.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay plays defense.

CHS FCA group to host prayer walk

 

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

 

The walk will begin in front of the CHS campus.

 

CHS FCA

CHS girls’ golf player qualifies for state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ golf player Abbie Dicken has once again qualified to compete in the All “A” state tournament.

 

Dicken, a junior, competed in the All “A” fifth region tournament on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Green County Country Club.

 

She was one of four individual competitors in the tournament, with the top two advancing to the state competition.

 

Dicken finished the nine-hole competition in 44 strokes, which was the lowest score of the four competitors.

 

CHS junior Abbie Dicken takes a practice shot in the All “A” region tournament.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students attend Boys State

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Austin Fitzgerald and Bryce Richardson attended Boys State this summer and say the experience was amazing.

 

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

 

Fitzgerald and Richardson attended the program at Campbellsville University on June 4-9.

 

CHS seniors Bryce Richardson, at left, and Austin Fitzgerald participated in the Boys State program this summer. Richardson was chosen as a distinguished graduate and served as governor during the program. Fitzgerald sang the National Anthem during the graduation ceremony.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

CES first-graders practice alphabet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are perfecting their alphabet.

 

In Amanda Barnett’s class, students were recently given a set of words and asked to put them in alphabetical order.

 

The words all related to what a student might need to be successful at school, including markers, crayons, a globe, a desk, paper and a backpack.

 

CES first-grader Keagan Shearer glues his words in alphabetical order.

CHS track team selling fruit

 

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

 

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

CES fourth-graders learn about each other

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are getting to know their new classmates.

 

In Maranda Wright’s class, students recently completed an “All About Me” project.

 

Students were asked to place three to five items that tell something about them inside a bag.

 

CES fourth-grader Alicia Spaulding holds one of her baby photos.

CES, CMS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

Campbellsville Independent Schools to host cheerleading league

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners learn lunch routine

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning lots in their classroom, from math to reading and more.

 

Kindergarteners are also learning the proper way to behave in the hallway and at lunch.

 

On the first day of the school year, kindergarten students took a tour of the lunchroom to see how they are supposed to go through the lunch line to get their food.

 

CES Principal Elisha Rhodes helps kindergartener Donavon Bell wipe his mouth.

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

 

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

 

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

CHS to host Forcht Bank Bowl

 

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

 

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

 

Tickets are $10 a night.

 

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CMS girls’ basketball team wins at Lady Cougar Classic

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team competed in the Lady Cougar Classic tournament on Saturday, Aug. 12, at Garrard Middle School in Lancaster.

 

The seventh-grade team defeated Lexington Catholic by a score of 36-25, but couldn’t get a win against Lincoln County or East Hardin.

 

CMS eighth-graders defeated Garrard County and East Hardin, but lost to Elkhorn and Lincoln County in the semi-finals, to take home third place.

 

CMS girls’ basketball head coach Tiarra Cecil talks to her players during a game.

Campbellsville middle, high schools to host cheerleading tryouts

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students begin school year

 

Campbellsville High School students have had a great start to the new school year.

 

The first day of the school year was Wednesday, Aug. 9.

 

Students spent the first week learning their new class schedules, meeting their teachers, talking about internships, preparing for the ACT and more.

 

CHS Principal David Petett greets Patrick Walker on his third day of his sophomore year.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students turn mistakes into art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently turned mistakes into artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students were given a piece of construction paper and then traded papers with a partner.

 

The partner made smudges and marks on the paper and then gave it back to its owner.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Gebler draws her “Beautiful Oops” artwork.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students get moving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education classes.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s class, students are learning about different types of exercises.

 

CES first-grader Michael Terry lunges.

CHS project graduation set for Saturday, May 20

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students get to know each other

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently played a game to get to know each other better.

 

In Bradley Harris’s leadership class, he asked students to share three facts about themselves. One of the facts, however, had to be a lie. Classmates were then asked to guess which of the facts wasn’t true.

 

CMS teacher Bradley Harris shares three facts about himself with his leadership students, one of which is a lie.

CES students enjoy coloring

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have enjoyed their first few days of the new school year.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade students spent time this week coloring as they met their new classmates.

 

CES first-grader Josiah Edwards colors a picture.

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS biology students learn lab procedures

 

Campbellsville High School biology students are learning about laboratory procedures for their class this semester.

 

In Lauren Bennett’s biology classes, students will conduct several dissections this school year, and perform various lab experiments.

 

To help students learn how to perform their dissections and experiments correctly and safely, Bennett recently showed them the equipment they will use.

 

CHS teacher Lauren Bennett talks to her AP biology students about the proper way to use a microscope.

CES students selling pizza to raise money for musical performances


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

CMS basketball team selling championship shirts

 

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

 

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

 

CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Front     CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Back

CMS students begin school year

 

Campbellsville Middle School students have had a great start to the new school year.

 

Students in sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders attend class at CMS.

 

The first day of the school year was Wednesday, Aug. 9.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Director of Federal Programs Ricky Hunt greets his son, Adin, on his second day of eighth grade.

CHS soccer team fundraiser deadline extended

 

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

 

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

CES Wings Express program to host family night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS students honored for high AP test scores

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently recognized for their high AP test scores.

 

CHS offers many Advanced Placement courses, which can help students complete college credit while still in high school.

 

After taking an AP course, students are eligible to take an exam for that course, which, if they receive a high enough score, will give them college credit for the course.

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently recognized for their high AP test scores. Students who received scores of 3, 4 and 5, which will likely qualify for college credit, are, from left, front, sophomore Ben Arachi, junior Ryan Kearney and seniors Bryce Richardson and Alex Doss. Back, juniors Randy Harris and Brandon Greer and sophomores Mark Rigsby, Cole Kidwell and Emily Rodgers.

CMS students collecting food, water for flood victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are helping those in need.

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Austin Fitzgerald, junior Jeremiah Jackson, sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood and freshman Zoie Sidebottom.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CIS welcomes new employees

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has welcomed 13 new staff members to the Eagle family for the new school year.

 

The new employees work at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools and the Campbellsville Board of Education office.

 

From teachers to instructional assistants and support positions, the new staff members are an integral part of making the new school year a success.

 

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CHS band selling t-shirts

 

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

 

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

CIS marching ensemble selling t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Band

CMS to host book fair

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CIS students begin 2017-2018 school year

 

Another school year has begun at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Students began the 2017-2018 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 9.

 

Students at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school headed back to class at 8 a.m. and were greeted by their teachers.

 

From left, second-grader Dax Gray has breakfast with his brother Dane and sister Blakely on their first day of kindergarten.

CHS baseball, softball teams head to Florida

 

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

 

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

 

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

Fifth-graders join CES family

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s family has some new leaders.

 

Fifth-grade students, who had been attending school at Campbellsville Middle School, now attend class at CES, and are the leaders at the school.

 

CES fifth-graders Noah Leachman, at left, and Piper Maggard complete a worksheet to help their teacher, Lisa Kearney, in the background, learn about them.

Campbellsville Independent Schools to host basketball league

 

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

 

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

 

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

CKMSAC basketball tournaments begin Thursday, Jan. 19

 

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

 

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

 

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

Fourth-graders join CES family

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s family has grown this school year.

 

Fourth-grade students, who had been attending school at Campbellsville Middle School, now attend class at CES.

 

CES fourth-grade teacher Kaye Agathen welcomes her students to their new school.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

CIS marching ensemble prepares for upcoming season

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble is preparing for its upcoming season.

 

Band members spent two weeks this summer practicing music and learning this year’s show, which is entitled The Black Mirror Effect.

 

According to Band Director Zach Shelton, the marching ensemble will be present a unique show that explores the hidden aspects of social media and the effect it can have on our persona and attitudes.

 

From left, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Riley Rainwater, CHS junior Ruby Hatfield and senior Austin Fitzgerald play clarinet.

CHS band to host mattress fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS FCA hosts prayer walk

 

They held hands, and prayed together.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members, administrators, teachers, students and family members gathered on Sunday, Aug. 6, to pray for each other.

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted a prayer walk at the District’s campuses.

 

From left, CHS teacher Deanna Campbell, CMS Principal Zach Lewis and CES teacher Tammy Hash pray together.

CHS FCA group selling shirts

 

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

 

CHS FCA group selling shirts

CIS receives grant to purchase AED machines

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently received a grant to purchase three AED machines to be used at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has received a grant from Taylor County Board of Health members to purchase three AED machines to be used at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools. The District partnered with Taylor County Health Department and Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel to submit the grant proposal and make the purchase. From left, front, are Calen McKinney, public information officer/grant writer for Campbellsville Independent Schools; Denise Gupton, critical care paramedic/major at Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS; Tim Davis, Campbellsville High School athletic director; Katie Wilkerson, Campbellsville Middle School athletic director; and Jackie Hodges, health educator at Taylor County Health Department. Back, Dan Durham, Board of Health member and senior program director at Air Evac Lifeteam; Allison Griffiths, Taylor County Health Department office manager; Ruthie Bender, Taylor County Health Department nursing supervisor; Loretta Hash, Board of Health member and registered nurse representative for Taylor County; Eddie Rogers, Board of Health member and Taylor County judge/executive; and Shawn Crabtree, executive director at Lake Cumberland District Health Department.

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Football Bass Tournament

CIS staff members prepare for school year

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members have spent the past several weeks preparing for the start of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Maintenance workers have prepared the buses for the year and performed routine work at all school buildings.

 

Teachers have spent several weeks preparing their classrooms for their new students.

 

Carl Lee, at left, and Randy Bricken Jr., who work in maintenance, help teachers move their classrooms from the CMS campus to CES.

CIS superintendent speaks to Kiwanis Club

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently spoke at a Campbellsville Kiwanis Club meeting.

 

Smith, who is in his first year as the District’s top leader, spoke about the months of preparation for the new school year.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ has placed new leaders at all of its schools this year. From left are CMS Principal Zach Lewis, CHS Principal David Petett, Superintendent Kirby Smith and CES Principal Elisha Rhodes.

CIS to host Veterans Day program

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball tryouts set for May 3

 

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

 

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

 

Transportation will be provided from CMS to the CES gym.

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS football team to host bass tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CIS employees join together for opening day workshop

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees joined together on Tuesday, Aug. 8, for an opening day workshop to start the 2017-2018 school year.

 

First, Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school employees joined Board office staff members and Campbellsville Board of Education members to have breakfast together and fellowship.

 

CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith talks to the District’s staff members during the opening day workshop for the 2017-2018 school year.

CES to celebrate Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS football team to host kickoff dinner and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Eagle Football

CMS football team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team defeated Clinton County on Friday, Aug. 4, in its opening game of the season.

 

Final score was 36-30.

 

The game was part of the Eagle Powerade Classic, which the CMS team hosted.

 

CMS eighth-grader Dakota Harris runs.

CMS seventh-grade students to raise money for flood victims

 

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

Eagle football camp begins May 30

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CIS hires new teachers, staff members

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has hired several new teachers and staff members to help make the new school year a success.

 

New employees met for orientation on Thursday, Aug. 3, to learn about the District’s policies and procedures and more.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has hired several new teachers and staff members to help make the new school year a success. New employees attending orientation on Thursday, Aug. 3, are, from left, Zach Durham, CES instructional assistant; Tasha Phillips Goff, CHS instructional assistant; B.J. Perkins, bus monitor/cafeteria worker/custodial worker; Andrea Gribbins, CMS teacher; Kirby Smith, superintendent; CHS teacher Mary Jo Hazel; CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton; CES teacher Keri Rowe; and custodian James Cheuvront. Absent from the photo is custodian Thomas Phillips.

CHS football dinner and auction raises $3,500

 

Campbellsville High School football team hosted its annual dinner and auction on Sunday, Aug. 6.

 

In all, about $3,500 was raised to help pay for team expenses this season.

 

Brothers catered the dinner and many local individuals and businesses donated items for the silent auction.

 

CHS assistant football coach Robbie Gribbins helps his daughter, Trinidy, a kindergartener at Campbellsville Elementary School, get some barbecue for lunch.

CHS football team hosts bass tournament

 

Campbellsville High School football team hosted its first bass tournament on Friday, Aug. 4, at Green River Lake.

 

In all, 21 boats were entered into the competition, with about 45 competitors.

 

Proceeds from the competition will help pay expenses for the upcoming season.

 

CHS head football coach Dale Estes registers participants in his team’s first bass tournament.

CHS students to tour EKU campus

 

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

 

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

CHS band selling poinsettias

 

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

 

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

 

Cost is $10 each.

CMS to host canned food drive

 

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

 

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

CES announces new parent pickup procedures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced changes to its parent pickup procedures.

 

With the addition of fourth- and fifth-graders at CES, changes have been made to the school’s afternoon traffic procedures.

 

With the addition of fourth- and fifth-graders at Campbellsville Elementary School, changes, highlighted in red in this diagram, have been made to the school’s afternoon traffic procedures.

CHS boys’ golf team competes in Kentucky Invitational Tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team competed in the Kentucky Invitational Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 5.

 

The team finished in 14th place, with 319 points.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss finished first for his team, in 70 strokes.

 

Eagle Golf

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CMS hosts open house

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted an open house on Thursday, Aug. 3, to help students have a successful school year.

 

Students met their teachers, toured the school and received a copy of their schedules.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins looks over Luke McDonald’s schedule with his mother Stephanie.

CHS golf teams participate in Cardinal Classic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ golf teams participated in the Cardinal Classic tournament at Campbellsville Country Club on Saturday, July 29.

 

The boys’ team finished in seventh place.

 

Alex Doss, a senior, finished the individual competition in 21st place at a score of 78, the best for his team. Nearly 120 golfers participated.

 

CHS junior Abbie Dicken finished the girls’ individual competition in 17th place at a score of 87, out of 74 golfers. Dicken is the lone player on the girls’ team.

 

 

CHS junior Abbie Dicken takes a practice swing.     CHS senior Connor Wilson hits the ball.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

CIS choirs to perform

 

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

 

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

CMS football team hosts scrimmages to open season

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team hosted scrimmages recently to open the 2017 season.

 

On Thursday, July 27, CMS scrimmaged Bate, Boyle County, Green County and Taylor County middle schools at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

CMS seventh-grader Konner Forbis hands the ball to classmate Deondre Weathers.

CMS to host basketball tryouts

 

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

CIS teachers, staff members learn from each other

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers and staff members recently spent a day learning from each other.

 

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, the District hosted a day of professional development workshops, taught entirely by CIS personnel.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school teachers led sessions, as did Central Office staff members.

 

Kent Settle, chief academic officer at Campbellsville Independent Schools, teaches a session about the state’s new accountability system.

CMS volleyball team to host dinner and auction

 

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

 

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

CHS students have fun bowling, performing community service

 

Campbellsville High School students had fun this week at their orientation events to help kick of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

During a day together, the students went bowling, performed community service and learned how they can make sure their year is successful.

 

CHS seniors pose for a photo with Laura Wilds at Mitchell’s. From left are Wilds, Austin Fitzgerald, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Austin Carter and Ryan Jeffries.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CMS parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS soccer team raising money

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

CHS Soccer

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

CES hosts open house

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted an open house and registration event on Monday, July 31.

 

Parents and students attended to meet this year’s teachers, take a tour of the school and receive information to make the 2017-2018 school year a success.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Nikki Price gives student Kyler Wilson a thumbs as he shows her the Mr. Potato Head he built.

CHS senior class raffling UK basketball tickets

 

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

 

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

CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

Local churches invite CIS students to Back to School Jamboree

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students have been invited to attend a Back to School Jamboree.

 

Several local churches, including Bethel AME, Fannie Chapel CME, First Baptist, Pleasant Union Baptist and Pleasant Run Baptist churches, are hosting the event on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sam Wickliffe Park.

 

There will be food served, along with games and activities for children, such as face painting, water balloons and more.

 

Back to School

CHS to celebrate homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School will celebrate basketball homecoming next week.

 

Activities begin on Monday, Jan. 30.

 

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

CHS staff members float Green River

 

Campbellsville High School teachers and staff members had fun recently during a team-building exercise.

 

On Monday, July 31, about 30 of the school’s employees spend a day together floating in canoes down Green River Paddle Trail.

 

CHS teachers and staff members recently spent a day together floating down the Green River Paddle Trail.

CHS to host Food Pantry Holiday Classic

 

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

 

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

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

 

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

 

Four designs are available.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

CHS football team begins fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School football team has begun a fundraiser to raise money for the upcoming season.

 

Players and coaches are selling spirit cards for $10 each, featuring savings at many local businesses.

 

Spirit Cards 1

CHS students invited to apply for advisory group

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES student featured in book

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grader Natalia West has been featured in a book about children and their fathers.

 

A photo of West and her father, Michael, was chosen from thousands of entries to be included in the book “I Wonder: Celebrating Daddies Doin’ Work” by Doyin Richards.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grader Natalia West has been featured in a book about children and their fathers. A photo of West and her father, Michael, was chosen from thousands of entries to be included in the book “I Wonder: Celebrating Daddies Doin’ Work” by Doyin Richards.

CMS, CHS students have spirit

 

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

CMS football team hosts fundraiser to benefit school employee

 

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

 

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

CIS lunch menus available

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has updated its lunch menus for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

The District currently posts a breakfast and lunch menu on its website that lists what will be served at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools in a weekly format.

 

Lunch Menu

CHS soccer team selling t-shirts, sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Soccer

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

Former player named CHS head baseball coach

 

One of his former players will succeed Kirby Smith as Campbellsville High School’s head baseball coach.

 

Blake Milby, who has been an assistant coach for many years, and, before that played for CHS, will take the lead coaching position for the team’s 2018 season.

 

The announcement was made on Tuesday, July 25.

 

Smith, who is now superintendent at Campbellsville Independent Schools, completed his 11th season as head baseball coach in May.

 

“I am excited to see an Eagle baseball player turned Eagle coach chosen for the head coaching position,” Smith said.

 

Blake Milby, a former CHS baseball player and assistant coach, has been named head coach. He succeeds Kirby Smith, who coached for 11 years and is now superintendent. Above, Milby hugs Smith after a ceremony honoring Smith for his dedication to the CHS baseball program.

CMS football players named to all-star teams

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors perform community service

 

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

 

As a senior project, students divided into groups to volunteer at several local organizations, including Green River Ministries, Grandview, Green River Marina, Campbellsville University and Miller Park.

 

Students did lots of work during the day, from cleaning to painting to landscaping and more.

 

CHS seniors Brenna Wethington, at left, and Caylie Blair sweep the dugouts at Miller Park.

CMS students collecting supplies for Hurricane Matthew victims

 

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

 

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

CES first-graders present ‘Bunny Ears’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently presented “Bunny Ears” the musical.

 

Students practiced their songs and dance moves in Cyndi Chadwick’s music classes.

 

CES first-graders Lainey Price, at left, and Dax Gray sing.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CES students 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.

 

Students made necklaces and bracelets to celebrate the day, along with counting to 100, learning about what happened 100 years ago and thinking about what they would buy with $100.

 

CES kindergarteners in Lisa Wiseman’s class dress as if they are 100 years old.

CHS soccer team selling shirts

 

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

 

CHS swim team selling shirts

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Swim Team Shirts

CES parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS sophomores prepare for college at ‘Operation Preparation’

 

Campbellsville High School sophomores recently spent a day learning to prepare for college at “Operation Preparation.”

 

Many community leaders came to CHS to talk to students about careers and what it takes to be successful.

 

After spending some time working on their Individualized Learning Plans for the remainder of their high school careers, students were divided into groups and toured Murakami, Amazon, Taylor County Judicial Center and INFAC.

 

Ron McMahan, director of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Economic Development Authority, talks to CHS sophomores about the qualities employers look for in employees.

CMS, CHS choirs selling candles

 

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

CMS Beta Club selling sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Beta Sweatshirts

CHS students learn at ‘Truth or Consequences’

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned the truth about destructive behavior, and the consequences, too.

 

CHS freshmen went to the Taylor County Judicial Center for the “Truth or Consequences” program to learn about the effects of alcohol and drug abuse and other crimes.

 

First, students were given a scenario in which they committed some type of crime or were in a difficult situation at home or school.

 

CHS freshman Greg Lopez and his “mother” Lisa Harris talk to Taylor County District Court Judge Amy Anderson as part of the “Truth or Consequences” scenario.

CES first-graders have fun at CU

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently had fun reading and coloring at Campbellsville University.

 

CU School of Education hosted the special event, with early childhood education students on hand to teach Hailey Ogle’s first-grade students.

 

CES students listened to “The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt read aloud and did several activities pertaining to the story.

 

CES first-grade teacher Hailey Ogle, at left, and her students pose for a photo with CU education students.

CHS students to raise money for cancer research

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pennies for Patients

CMS science students make egg droppers

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently designed their own egg dropper containers.

 

In Amy Knifley’s class, students studied the concepts of Newton’s Laws of Motion, momentum, gravity and force.

 

To apply the concepts, Knifley asked her students to build egg dropper containers to see if they could safely drop an egg from several feet.

 

CMS eighth-graders Jonathan Foster, at left, and Evan Henderson build their egg dropper container.

CMS leadership students visit state capitol

 

Campbellsville Middle School leadership students recently learned about state government.

 

The eighth-graders participated in Campbellsville University’s leadership program to learn about teamwork, leadership, community service and more.

 

Students recently traveled to Frankfort with the group to learn all about state government.

 

CMS CU leadership students pose for a photo outside the Kentucky capitol. From left, front, are Anna Clara Moura, Kenzi Forbis, Abi Wiedewitsch, Taylor Knight, Hassan Alabusalim and Clark Kidwell. Back, Kameron Smith, Tristin Faulkner, John Orberson, Arren Hash and Zaquan Cowan.

CMS leadership students learn about local government

 

Campbellsville Middle School leadership students recently learned about local government.

 

The eighth-graders participated in Campbellsville University’s leadership program to learn about teamwork, leadership, community service and more.

 

At a recent event, the students learned about government from several local leaders.

 

Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney explains how residents vote in elections.

CHS students study ‘The Great Gatsby’

 

Campbellsville High School students recently studied the classic novel “The Great Gatsby.”

 

Students in Ben Davis’s class read the book and then discussed its themes and overall importance in society today.

 

CHS English teacher Ben Davis looks at the t-shirt that junior Brookelyn Franklin made based on the book “The Great Gatsby.”

CMS students have fun with science

 

Campbellsville Middle School fifth-graders recently had fun conducting several science experiments.

 

In Donna White’s class, students visited several stations to learn science concepts pertaining to physical and chemical changes.

 

At one station, students determined the volume of three objects by putting them under water.

 

CMS fifth-grade teacher Donna White helps students Layla Steen, at left, and Isacc Billeter understand why different types of baking chips melt at different temperatures.

CHS students learn about cells

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about the structure of a cell.

 

AP biology students spent several weeks learning the parts of a cell and their functions.

 

CHS freshman Cole Kidwell, at left, and Jim Jefferies cut their string to make their cell model.

CMS music teacher still seeking donations

 

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

 

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

CES choir performs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade choir recently performed for a local community group.

 

The choir sang several songs during a Taylor County Retired Teachers Association meeting at the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

CES third-graders Maylee Wilds, center, and Destiny Abell perform with their choir.

CMS students escape Underground Railroad

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about slavery in their social studies class and worked together to escape the Underground Railroad.

 

In Kaye Agathen’s classes, students learned about how slavery began and why it ended and discussed the Underground Railroad.

 

Students learned about the secret routes people used to gain freedom, and that people often hung quilt pieces on their doors to communicate that they offered safety.

 

CMS teacher Katie Campbell helps fourth-graders Arthur Singleton, at left, and Michael Abel as they travel the Underground Railroad in their school hallways to freedom.

CES to host BEAR Night

 

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

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

CMS students study ecosystems

 

Campbellsville Middle School fifth-graders recently studied ecosystems.

 

In Donna White’s science class, students learned about six different types of ecosystems.

 

White discussed the differences in the various ecosystems, including grasslands, tundra, rainforest, deciduous forest, desert and taiga.

 

CMS students display their ecosystem models.

CMS students learn about slavery

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about slavery in their social studies class.

 

In Kaye Agathen’s classes, students discussed the Civil War, and learned about how slavery began and why it ended.

 

To end the unit, Agathen read “Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad” by Ellen Levine.

 

CMS social studies teacher Kaye Agathen watches as fourth-grader Gabriel Noyola hides in a box used as an example of the one Henry Brown used to mail himself to freedom.

CMS students have fun at poetry extravaganza

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun during a special poetry extravaganza event.

 

Campbellsville University students came to CMS to host the event for fourth- and fifth-graders.

 

The CU students read to the CMS students and then explained many different types of poetry.

 

CMS students were asked to write haikus and limericks, along with concrete poems and free verse poems. They also wrote Black Out poetry.

 

CMS fourth-graders Kaylyn Lawson, at left, and Cassie Crick write their poetry with some help from CU students.

CMS students learn to square dance

 

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

 

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

 

CMS fifth-grader Jovi Bowen dances with sixth-grader Bri Hayes.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The fee to attend is $35.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CMS students honored at luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

CMS student leaders students enjoy a pizza lunch.

CMS, CHS host future teachers

 

Campbellsville middle and high schools recently hosted some future teachers and showed them what a day is like at a school system.

 

Campbellsville University education students came to CES and CHS last semester to observe teachers and spend a day with them in the classroom.

 

The CU students helped with activities, talked to students, ate lunch in the cafeteria and spoke to teachers about their classes.

 

CHS Principal Kirby Smith, who is now superintendent, said teaching isn’t for the faint of heart.

 

CHS Principal Kirby Smith, who is now superintendent, and CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes, who is now principal at Campbellsville Elementary School, talk to CU education students about how important it is to be a mentor to students.

CMS students get a dose of reality

 

Some ended the day broke, while others had money to spare.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade students recently got a dose of what being an adult is like during Reality Town.

 

Reality Town allows students to see first-hand what it might cost to live after they graduate and are living on their own.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Transportation Director David Petett helps a CMS student buy a car.

Pigs fly in CHS physics class

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made pigs fly.

 

AP physics students in Cheryl Dicken’s class recently studied forces and their effect on objects.

 

Students were each given a plastic pig in which they were to make “fly” by using forces and then calculate its velocity.

 

CHS junior Bryce Richardson, at left, and Caroline McMahan watch as their pig “flies.”

CES third-graders have fun at Green River Lake

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently had a day of fun at Green River Lake.

 

Students toured the Visitors Center, enjoyed lunch at the pavilion and had fun playing on the playground.

 

CES third-graders try on life jackets at the Green River Lake Visitor Center. From left, front, are Bradley Paris, Keaton Hord and Jayden Harris. Back, Isaiah Jeffries, Chris Brown, Arianna Childers, Brayden Paiz, Ethan Garrison and McKailynn Grubaugh.

CMS students raising money for Taylor County Animal Shelter

 

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

 

CHS football team prepares for upcoming season

 

Campbellsville High School football team is preparing for its upcoming season.

 

Dale Estes is beginning his sixth season as the team’s head coach.

 

Estes and his assistants are working with their players during practices and scrimmages to prepare for the upcoming season.

 

This year’s squad features four seniors, including Ryan Wiedewitsch, Ryan Jeffries, Austin Carter and Devonte Cubit.

 

CHS football players huddle during a practice.

CES, CMS and CHS release dress codes

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools recently released dress codes for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

There are no changes to this year’s dress codes, which outline what clothing items students are allowed to wear to school.

 

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CHS students invited to participate in DYW

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS DYW Orientation

CIS releases bus routes for 2017-2018

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ bus routes for the 2017-2018 school year have been released.

 

All routes are subject to change.

 

CIS

CMS eighth-grader to play in football nationals

 

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

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CHS volleyball team hosts camp

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently hosted a camp for students in second through eighth grades.

 

CHS Lady Eagle volleyball team hosted a camp recently, with about 10 students participating. Camp participants attending the morning session are, from left, front, CMS sixth-grader Alexis Sharp, Hadley Brasher, who attends school in Bowling Green, Alissa Hughes, a fourth-grader at Hodgenville Elementary School, CES third-grader Analeigh Foster, fourth-grader Nora Harris and fifth-grader Anna Floyd. In back are, from left, head coach Elisha Rhodes and CHS volleyball players junior Natalie Caldwell, freshmen Laci Hodgens and Anna Clara Moura, junior Salena Ritchie, senior Vonnea Smith, junior Tatem Wiseman, senior Caitlin Bright, freshman Zoie Sidebottom and senior Kayla Young. Absent from the photo is camper Amaya Anguiano, who is a fourth-grader at CES.     CHS Lady Eagle volleyball team hosted a camp recently, with about 10 students participating. In front are campers Ava Hughes, a sixth-grader at CMS, and Braelynn Price, who attends Kentucky Christian Academy in Campbellsville, who attended the afternoon session, with head coach Elisha Rhodes. In back are CHS volleyball players junior Natalie Caldwell, seniors Kayla Young and Vonnea Smith, juniors Salena Ritchie and Tatem Wiseman, senior Caitlin Bright and freshmen Laci Hodgens, Anna Clara Moura and Zoie Sidebottom.

CHS band members selling mums

 

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

CMS yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville Middle School yearbooks are on sale now.

 

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

 

CMS Yearbook

CHS students named AP Scholars

 

In honor of their exceptionally high exam scores, three Campbellsville High School graduates and a rising senior have been named AP Scholars.

 

At CHS, Blair Lamb, Laura Lamb and Murphy Lamb, who graduated from CHS in May, were named AP Scholars, as was Bryce Richardson, who will be a senior at CHS in the fall.

 

The College Board awards the AP Scholar honor when a student demonstrates college-level achievement through Advanced Placement courses and exams.

 

From left, Murphy Lamb, Laura Lamb and Blair Lamb, who graduated from CHS in May, were named AP Scholars for scoring high marks on their AP exams during the 2016-2017 school year.     Bryce Richardson, who will be a senior in the fall, was named an AP Scholar for scoring high marks on his AP exams during the 2016-2017 school year.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

CES students begin toy drive challenge

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS softball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School softball players were recently honored for their hard work and dedication during the 2017 season.

 

The players were treated to a meal at Creek Side Restaurant, and head coach Weston Jones handed out several awards.

 

Brenna Wethington, who graduated in May, received the Most Home Runs Award, along with the Leadership Award.

 

Kailey Morris, who also graduated in May, received the Defense Award and Leadership Award.

 

CHS softball players were recently honored at a banquet for their hard work and dedication during this past season. They are, from left, front, junior Dee Simpson, sophomore Bailey Thompson, senior Caitlin Bright, sophomore Sydney Wilson and eighth-grader Olivia Fields. Back, seniors Malaya Hoskins and Vonnea Smith, freshman Abi Wiedewitsch, Brenna Wethington and Kailey Morris, who graduated in May, freshman Kenzi Forbis, sophomore Lauryn Agathen and freshman Catlyn Clausen. Absent from the photo are sophomore Shallan Philpott and seniors Kayla Young, Kiyah Barnett and Nena Barnett.

CHS Beta members compete at national convention

 

Campbellsville High School Beta Club members recently competed at the national convention in Orlando, Fla.

 

Laura Lamb, who graduated from CHS in May, won first place in photography of the more than 70 entries at the state competition.

 

Caylie Blair, Brenna Wethington and Vera Brown, who also graduated in May, won third place in the banner competition at the state convention.

 

Caylie Blair, at left, and Brenna Wethington, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May, recently competed at the national Beta convention in Orlando, Fla. The two competed in the banner category.     Laura Lamb, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May, recently competed at the national Beta convention in Orlando, Fla. She competed in the photography competition.

CES Wings Express students enjoy games, water fight during summer program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students had lots of fun during a four-week summer program, which began in late May and ended in June.

 

Students spent the fourth week drawing, playing games, soaking each other during a water balloon fight, swimming at the pool and visiting the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

At the extension office, students made salsa, played a food groups relay game, read together and more.

 

CES Wings Express students spray assistants George Boyd, at left, and Amanda Greer with water guns.

CES Wings Express students enjoy planting, drawing during summer program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students had lots of fun during a four-week summer program, which began in late May and ended in June.

 

Students spent the third week sharpening their math skills, drawing, racing each other, playing games and visiting the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

At the extension office, students made pancakes, played with sand, planted flowers and made hats.

 

Kara Back, extension agent for horticulture at Taylor County Extension Office, helps CES students water the flowers they planted.

CES Wings Express students enjoy baking, coloring during summer program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students had lots of fun during a four-week summer program, which began in late May and ended in June.

 

Students spent the second week coloring, playing dodgeball, reading, having fun at the pool, playing on the playground and visiting the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

At the extension office, students made butterflies out of coffee filters, made biscuits, planted flowers and made puppets.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Malachi Conner, second-grader Kairi Tucker and kindergartener Quincy Travis have fun together on the playground.

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

CES Wings Express students enjoy painting, reading during summer program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students had lots of fun during a four-week summer program, which began in late May and ended in June.

 

Students spent the first week reading, learning math, building with Legos and more, playing games and visiting the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

At the extension office, students made tie-dye bags, learned about the ocean, made healthy pudding snacks and painted their own color wheels.

 

From left, CES third-graders De’Asia Fisher, Tiffani Gaddie and Landon Tucker prepare bananas as they make a healthy snack.

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

 

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

 

The pullovers are Holloway brand and they are fitted.

 

Cost is $50.

 

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

CIS creates associate superintendent position

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is looking for another administrative leader.

 

During their regular meeting on Monday, July 10, Campbellsville Board of Education members voted to create an associate superintendent/chief operating officer position.

 

Kirby Smith, in his first meeting as superintendent, said creating the position will allow him more time to be an instructional leader and be involved with the happenings in each school building.

 

 

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CHS juniors see increases in ACT scores

 

Campbellsville High School students are continuing to improve their ACT scores.

 

According to their results, this past year’s juniors scored higher than the state average in all categories but one.

 

Scores for exams taken in March were recently released, and show that CHS students have improved in math, reading and science.

 

And, the average CHS score is the same as the stage average.

 

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CHS to host Eagle Jamboree

 

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

CHS students learn to make omelets

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about eggs and how to make omelets, from the Egg Lady herself.

 

Cassinda Bechanan, promotions coordinator with the Kentucky Poultry Federation, known around the state as the “Egg Lady,” came to Deanna Campbell’s classes recently to talk to students.

 

Bechanan spoke to students about the composition of an egg and how important poultry is in Kentucky.

 

Cassinda Bechanan, promotions coordinator with the Kentucky Poultry Federation, known around the state as the “Egg Lady,” helps CHS freshman Jewell Cox make an omelet.

CES hosts percussion showcase

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently performed a percussion showcase for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

The students spent several weeks in their music class learning about percussion and practicing performing with various percussion instruments.

 

CES second-graders Analeigh Foster, at left, and Annabelle Brockman keep the rhythm.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

CES students learn about teamwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently learned to work together as a team.

 

Classes competed against each other to see which group could complete a puzzle first.

 

The students took turns hopping like rabbits to the puzzle to add another piece. And the class that finished the puzzle first was named the winner.

 

CES third-grader Brian Stone races to his class’s puzzle.

CES, CMS searching for AmeriCorps tutors

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Jobs

CIS students cast in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ production

 

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

 

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

 

Wizard of Oz Junior

CMS fifth-graders tour downtown

 

Campbellsville Middle School fifth-grade students recently took a tour of downtown Campbellsville.

 

Students first visited the Campbellsville Civic Center and learned all about city government from former mayor Paul Osborne.

 

Former Campbellsville Mayor Paul Osborne talks to CMS fifth-graders about the city attorney’s job. Fifth-grader Dawson Creason portrayed the city attorney.

CES students participate in Field Day events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students competed recently in annual Field Day games.

 

Students participated in class relays, 50-yard dash, ball throw, basketball shoot, bean bag toss, Frisbee throw, hula hoop, long jump, soccer kick, javelin and tug-of-war.

 

CES first-grader Destiny Rhinehart jumps.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

CMS students compete in Field Day games

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently battled each other in Field Day games.

 

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

 

After scores were tabulated, classroom winners were named for each grade level.

 

CMS eighth-grade teacher Robbilyn Speer cheers for her students as they compete in tug of war.

CIS hosts reception for new superintendent, principals

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools hosted a reception for its new superintendent and principals on Monday, July 3, with about 150 teachers, staff members, parents and students attending.

 

Kirby Smith, on his first business day as superintendent for Campbellsville Independent Schools, thanked everyone for attending to support the new CIS leaders.

 

He said he also wants to thank the principals’ families.

 

“Thank you to the families of these three individuals, because, being in that role, it’s a job that requires a lot, not just of these three, but their families,” he said.

 

CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, introduces, from left, CMS Principal Zach Lewis, CHS Principal David Petett and CES Principal Elisha Rhodes.

CHS track star chosen to compete in Australia

 

Campbellsville High School track star Taliyah Hazelwood has been chosen to represent her school and country while competing in Australia.

 

Hazelwood, who will be a sophomore in the fall, was chosen to represent Kentucky on the East Conference Track and Field Team.

 

The team will compete in the 2017 Down Under International Games, a three-day event hosted on the gold coast of Australia.

 

Campbellsville High School track star Taliyah Hazelwood has been chosen to represent her school and country while competing in Australia. She recently completed a very successful season on the CHS track team, culminating with a personal record at the KHSAA state meet.

CMS girls’ basketball team participates in CU camp

 

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

 

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

 

The teams used the games to practice fundamentals and work on team-building skills.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith steals the ball.

CES releases school supply lists

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently released its school supply lists for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

The lists are posted below and on the District’s Facebook Page, and have been taken to local retail stores.

 

CES will host an open house on Monday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

CES Back to School

CHS baseball team to host annual lasagna dinner, auction

 

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

 

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

CMS releases school supply lists

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently released its school supply lists for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

The lists are posted below and on the District’s Facebook Page, and have been taken to local retail stores.

 

CMS will host an open house on Thursday, Aug. 3, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

 

 

CMS Back to School

CHS graduate shines in ‘Shrek the Musical’

 

Campbellsville High School graduate Jaleel Cowan shines in the production of “Shrek the Musical” at Campbellsville University, which begins Friday, June 30.

 

Cowan, who graduated in May, was cast to play a guard and a bishop.

 

Performances are set for Friday, June 30, Saturday, July 1, and Monday, July 3, at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 2, at 2:30 p.m. and Tuesday, July 4, at 6 p.m.

 

Campbellsville High School graduate Jaleel Cowan shines in the production of “Shrek the Musical” at Campbellsville University. He portrays a guard and a bishop.

CHS soccer team selling shirts, car decals

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Soccer Crest

CMS eighth-grade basketball team advances in CKMSAC tournament

 

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

 

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

New CMS, CHS principals named

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Zach Lewis     David Petett

CMS, CHS to host food drive

 

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

 

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

CES students study balance in artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently studied balance in artwork.

 

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

 

To make their own balanced artwork, students created a monoprint by spreading three colors of paint on a piece of paper and then folding it.

 

CES kindergartener Quincy Travis reacts as he opens his monoprint, with classmate Justice Nelson looking on.

CHS art students complete final projects

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently completed their final art projects.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students were asked to complete an individual project that would account for a portion of their final grade.

 

Students could choose from many of the projects they had already completed in the class, such as ceiling tiles, paper mache characters, ball dropper machines, 3D letters, clay figures and much more.

 

CHS freshman Zoe McAninch works on her final art project, a clay vase.

CES students study African art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about African art and then made some of their own.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students learned about the African culture and the importance of art among the African people.

 

Hash talked to students about African sculptures, dance and masks.

 

CES third-grader Gracie Pendleton paints her African masks.

CHS students to receive free nail products

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn to draw rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to draw rhythm in their artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, second-graders drew rainforest scenes and learned how to draw in a way that catch’s the viewer’s eye.

 

They are also learning to create movement with artwork, such as fruit falling from a tree.

 

CES second-grader KayLee Lamer smiles as she colors her rainforest scene.

CES students make their very own octopus

 

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

 

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

 

After reading a story about an octopus, students were given a small cup – their found object – and painted them using the colors of their choice.

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Wilson glues tentacles on her octopus.

CHS students use art to study engineering

 

Campbellsville High School students recently used art to study engineering.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students created ball dropper machines.

 

Students used Popsicle sticks, wire, glue and more to make the machines.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Zachary Shaw tests his ball dropper.

CMS art students make paper mache buildings

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently designed their own buildings and then made them out of paper mache.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students studied how form follows function.

 

Harris asked students to create a building that is shaped like its function, such as a pet store in the shape of a dog or a sporting goods store in the shape of a baseball bat.

 

CMS eighth-grader Blase Wheatley makes his paper mache baseball bat.

CHS art students learn about Nossi College of Art

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned about how they can turn their love for art into a career.

 

Greg Havens, an admissions representative from the Nossi College of Art in Nashville, Tenn., came to CHS to talk to Jo Ann Harris’s students.

 

Havens said the school offers degrees in photography, videography, illustration, graphic design and much more.

 

Greg Havens, an admissions representative from the Nossi College of Art in Nashville, Tenn., talks to CHS art students about turning their love of art into a career.

CHS students invited to free ACT prep sessions

 

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

 

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

CES art students participate in Save the Frogs art competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently participated in the Save the Frogs Foundation’s annual art contest. 

 

The contest encourages students to submit their coolest frog artwork and raise awareness about amphibian extinction.

 

Between 2009 and 2017, more than 15,000 students in 70 countries have participated in the contest.

 

CES third-grader Jonathan Releford paints his Save the Frogs artwork.

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti cups

 

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

 

The cups are 30 ounces and cost $20 each.

 

CMS Girls' Basketball Yeti Cups

CMS students have fun at eighth-grade celebration

 

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

 

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

 

Students had fun bowling, playing games, socializing and eating snacks together.

 

CMS eighth-graders Carly Adams, at left, and Taylor Knight play a basketball game.

CMS baseball team selling drinks as fundraiser

 

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

 

The drinks are $18 a case.

 

CMS Baseball Drinks Fundraiser

CMS students named to honor roll

 

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

 

Students who have GPAs ranging from 3.0 to 4.0 are included in the list.

 

Honor Roll

CHS soccer team selling beanies

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Soccer Beanies

Outgoing superintendent receives ‘exemplary’ evaluation

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Mike Deaton     Kirby Smith

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS football team’s bass tournament to be rescheduled

 

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

 

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

 

A date will be announced when it becomes available.

 

Eagle Football

About 40 participate in ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS softball tryouts set for Jan. 9, 12

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball tryouts have been scheduled for January.

 

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

 

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

CHS students named to honor roll

 

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

 

Honor Roll

CHS fishing team volunteers at City Lake grand opening

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors preparing for graduation

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

New CMS, CHS principals to be named on Friday, June 23

 

Campbellsville middle and high school principals for the new school year are set to be announced on Friday, June 23.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school site-based decision making councils are in the process of choosing the new principals, and will soon begin interviewing candidates.

 

There will be several administrative changes at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools next school year.

 

CMS     CHS

CMS students collecting Christmas decorations for community service project

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball players honored at Family Day

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis players honored at banquet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS soccer team hosts alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS boys’ basketball team hosts camp

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay protects the ball.

CES Wings Express students visit public library

 

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

 

Students enjoyed painting, coloring, building with Legos and Play-Doh, drawing, reading and much more.

 

At Wings Express, students receive help with reading, math, science, technology, social skills and more. They also participate in activities to learn about nutrition.

 

CES first-grader Carter Wethington smiles as he colors at the library.

CES students make wind chimes

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Allen decorates her wind chime.

CES students make erupting volcanoes

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES second-graders play money games

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS Beta Club members selling cookie dough

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club members are selling cookie dough.

 

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

CES Wings Express students make sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making sculptures.

 

Campbellsville University education student Jordan Bray came to CES to make the sculptures with students.

 

Bray taught students to make sculptures with paper by making many different types of designs and by using straws and Play-Doh.

 

CES first-grader Kierra Maupin, at left, and her brother Jayden, a kindergartener, make a sculpture together out of paper.

CHS bowling team raffling gas cards

 

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

 

Team members are raffling two $50 gas cards.

CES Wings Express students have fun

 

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

 

After completing homework, students had fun playing with Play-Doh, dancing, building with blocks, reading and more.

 

At Wings Express, students receive help with reading, math, science, technology, social skills and more. They also participate in activities to learn about nutrition.

 

CES kindergarteners Aleeya Spaulding, at left, and Braydan Dyer read together.

CES students make musical instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made their own musical instruments.

 

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

 

After the stories, Hampton helped students make their own maracas by using toilet paper rolls, beans, fabric and markers.

 

CES kindergarteners Ava Bennett-Marr, at left, and Aleeya Spaulding decorate their maracas.

CES students have fun with crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making crafts.

 

Students enjoyed conducting science experiments, using salt, sponges and more to make artwork, making necklaces and much more.

 

CES kindergartener Lillie Judd helps classmate Trinity Clark create a design on her rabbit.

CES first-graders play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun playing math games together.

 

In Hailey Ogle’s class, students spend time each day rotating to various math centers.

 

At the centers, students play math card games, flash cards and Dominos counting games. They also use dice to practice addition, count by measuring items, build with shapes and solve word problems.

 

CES first-graders Nicholas Almeida, in front, and Lazarick Miller draw shapes.

CES students practice reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently spent time reading together.

 

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

 

Students take turns reading and then read as a group.

 

CES first-grader Addysen England reads with her group.

CES book drive to benefit preschool students

 

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

 

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

CHS art teacher, students create mural

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students make pipe cleaner sculptures

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students have fun in PE class

 

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

 

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

 

During a recent class, students played soccer.

 

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

CHS physics students learn about electricity

 

Campbellsville High School physics students recently learned all about electricity.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about respect

 

Campbellsville Elementary School student students recently learned about respect.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about germination

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently learned about germination.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about never giving up

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS fourth-graders have fun at Miller Park

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students honored at leadership luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS councils seek public input for principal search

 

Campbellsville middle and high school site-based decision making councils are in the process of choosing new principals for the next school year.

 

To help with the process, council members are asking for input from parents, teachers, staff members and other stakeholders as to what qualities the principals should have.

 

There will be several administrative changes at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools next school year.

 

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CES students have fun at Wings Express

 

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

 

Students first received help with their homework.

 

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

 

CES second-grader Malachi Sanford writes his spelling words.

CES students perform with third-grade choir

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about emotions

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CMS students have fun at Friday Finish

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students learn Greek, Latin root words

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students learn liquid measurements

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned all about liquid measurements.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS teacher chosen to participate in AP program reading

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Sonya Kessler

CMS students learn about preparing for college

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently learned about preparing for college.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Outreach Counselor Audrey Price recently came to CMS to talk to eighth-grade students about what they need to be doing now to prepare for college.

 

Price discussed the different types of colleges in Kentucky, along with the many degrees and certificate programs students might study.

 

CMS eighth-grader Nick Drew tries to guess which career his classmates are giving him clues about.

CIS students shine in ‘The Wizard of Oz’

 

A group of Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are featured in a theater production of “The Wizard of Oz Junior.”

 

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

 

CHS freshman Gracyne Hash portrays Glinda.     CHS freshman Gavin Johnson portrays scarecrow and hunk.

CHS hires new boys’ golf coach

 

Campbellsville High School recently hired a new boys’ golf coach.

 

Cassidy Scantland will take over the position from Jim Ward.

 

“We’re very happy to add Cassidy to our coaching fraternity here,” CHS Principal Kirby Smith said in a special ceremony to announce Scantland’s hiring.

 

“She brings a wealth of knowledge and success as a player. And we’re excited.”

 

Cassidy Scantland will be the new CHS boys’ golf coach and serve as the temporary girls’ coach. She is pictured with CHS Principal Kirby Smith, at left, and CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis.

About 40 participate in Eagle football camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football teams hosted Eagle Football Camp on May 30 through June 1, with about 40 students participating.

 

Former NFL player Tony Driver worked with camp participants, in addition to CHS head football coach Dale Estes.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football teams hosted the Eagle Football Camp recently, with about 40 students participating. Former NFL player Tony Driver, center, in back, worked with campers on fundamentals.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS graduates nearly 65 students

 

They entered as students, and left as alumni.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors honored at Class Night

 

Campbellsville High School seniors were honored at this year’s Class Night ceremony in the CHS gym on Tuesday, May 16.

 

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

 

This year’s senior class officers led the ceremony.

 

Class of 2017 valedictorians and salutatorian, pictured with CHS Principal Kirby Smith are, from left, valedictorians Blair Lamb and Murphy Lamb and salutatorian Laura Lamb.

CMS students learn to play the handbells

 

Campbellsville Middle School music students recently learned to play a new instrument.

 

In Jessica Floyd’s class, students recently learned to play the handbells.

 

CHS art students make neutral color drawings

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently studied neutral colors.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students discussed how artists use neutral colors such as beige, tan, white and black to create emotion in their work.

 

CHS sophomore Casey Hardin draws using neutral colors.

CES students selling pizza to raise money for musical performances

 

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

 

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

 

The fundraiser began on Thursday, March 16.

 

Orders are due Wednesday, March 29, with payment.

CES students make paper bag buildings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently turned paper bags into buildings.

 

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

 

CES second-grader Griffin Skaggs makes his police station.

CHS students take cooking exams

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students make hot air balloons

 

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

 

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

 

Students used tissue paper and glue to make their balloons.

 

CHS students watch as a hot air balloon flies.

CES kindergarteners draw self-portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently drew self-portraits.

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Cera Rooker colors her self-portrait.

CMS students shop with AR points

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students have fun searching for Easter eggs

 

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

 

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

 

CES third-graders hunt for Easter eggs.

CES students make cookies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently decorated cookies.

 

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

 

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

 

CES first-grader Alex Mixtega enjoys his cookie.

CES students have fun searching for Easter eggs

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students have fun painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun painting.

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Ava Bennett-Marr paints her Easter egg.

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

CES students make Mexican pizzas

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS art students make Faberge eggs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned about pottery.

 

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

 

Thinking about what they learned, students used clay to shape objects such as animals and pots.

 

CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris helps Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Rylee Petett as she uses the potter’s wheel for the first time.

CES students enjoy library time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students enjoy spending time in the library each week.

 

Students routinely visit the library to spend time reading, playing games, color and socialize with one another.

 

In the 2016-2017 school year, the library received an upgrade, featuring new carpet, chairs and other fixtures.

 

CES second-grader Kadin Coppage reads.

CMS band students practice music

 

Campbellsville Middle School band students are learning to play musical instruments.

 

In Zach Shelton’s class, students have chosen instruments to practice and recently played a song together to hear their progress.

 

CMS seventh-grader Dalton Reardon plays trumpet.

CES to host registration event

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES art students make clay turtles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay animals.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, first-graders recently made turtles out of clay.

 

Students took their clay and learned to shape it to look like a turtle.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Murphy paints her turtle.

CES first-graders play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun playing math games together.

 

In Hailey Ogle’s class, students spend time each day rotating to various math centers.

 

At the centers, students play math card games, flash cards and Dominos counting games. They also use dice to practice addition and count by measuring items.

 

CES first-grader London Whitlow counts to solve a math word problem.

CHS students make fruit arrangements

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make fruit arrangements.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, recently came to CHS to talk to students.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes, Freeman taught students about fruit.

 

Fruits are healthy to eat, she said, and can be very aesthetically pleasing on a plate.

 

From left, CHS juniors Kiyah Barnett and Vonnea Smith, senior Kayla Atkinson and sophomore Joe Pipes make a fruit arrangement.

CHS softball senior named to fifth region coaches’ team

 

Campbellsville High School senior softball player Brenna Wethington has been named to the coaches’ all fifth region season team.

 

The team will be recognized at a banquet and play the eighth region team later this month.

 

Wethington graduated from CHS on Saturday, May 20, and was the starting third baseman for her team.

 

The region team consists of 15 players from schools in the fifth region who are voted onto the team by fifth region coaches.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington was named to this year’s coaches’ all fifth region season team. She was the starting third baseman for the CHS team this season.

CHS students have fun bowling

 

Campbellsville High School students recently had a fun day of bowling.

 

CHS exceptional education students in Juanita Young’s class recently spent a day at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley.

 

The students hosted a potluck luncheon at CHS to raise money for their trip.

 

CHS exceptional education students recently had a day of fun at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley. Pictured are, from left, front, freshman Megan Owens and sophomores Brooke Tucker and Chris Moran. Back, seniors Robert Tungate and Michael Porter and sophomore Travis Nash.

CES kindergarteners make Mother’s Day flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made a special gift for their mothers.

 

To celebrate Mother’s Day, students wanted to make a gift to take home.

 

Students made flowers by first using paint to make handprints on a piece of construction paper. Then, the students added a stem, leaves and flower pot.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Greyson Trulock, Jewell Brewster and Zain Mullins hold their Mother’s Day flowers.

CMS students design Derby silks

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned all about the Kentucky Derby.

 

As part of their study about Derby traditions, students learned about jockeys and the silks they wear when racing.

 

In Kaye Agathen’s class, students designed their own silks and then made Derby jockeys out of construction paper.

 

CMS fourth-grader Deason Smith makes his jockey.

CMS fifth-graders tour CU

 

Campbellsville Middle School fifth-graders recently spent a day at Campbellsville University.

 

Students were taken on a tour of the campus and learned about the many academic, athletic and other programs available at the university.

 

Masi Wilson, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May 2015 and now attends CU, led one of the tours.

 

Masi Wilson, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May 2015 and now attends Campbellsville University, talks to CMS fifth-graders about being a college student.

CHS freshman cast in ‘A Christmas Carol’

 

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

 

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

CES first-graders have fun at cookout

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun at a cookout.

 

Teachers hosted the cookout to celebrate the end of the 2016-2017 school year and the hard work their students completed this year.

 

Students enjoyed playing games together, such as jump rope, hula hoop, bubbles, tag, catch and more.

 

CES first-grader Bryson Gabehart jumps to shoot a basketball in a hula hoop.

CHS students encouraged to honor God at baccalaureate service

 

Campbellsville High School seniors heard a message about honoring God at this year’s baccalaureate service on Wednesday, May 17.

 

CHS senior Noah Wagers introduced his father, Steve, who was the speaker for the special event.

 

Steve Wagers is pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

 

He said it’s a joy and honor to have been asked to speak to CHS graduates.

 

“Exciting times for you young people,” he said.

 

From left, CHS seniors Laura Lamb, Brenna Wethington and Daniel Silva smile as they wait for the baccalaureate ceremony to begin.

CES first-graders have fun blowing bubbles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was the bubbles.

 

CES first-grade teacher Hailey Ogle blows a bubble.

CES students enjoy reading time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently enjoyed some time set aside for reading.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students recently moved their desks and enjoyed reading while sitting on the floor with blankets.

 

CES first-grade teacher Amanda Greer reads with Eli Williams.

CES first-graders have fun learning about the circus

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was the circus.

 

From left, CES first-graders Marion Mann, Maleigha Travis and Chase Gabbert survey each other.

CHS senior superlatives announced

 

Campbellsville High School senior superlatives were recently announced for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Superlatives are awarded based on GPA and participation in club and other activities.

 

Laura Lamb and Zack Bottoms were voted Mr. and Miss CHS.     Caylie Blair and Zack Settle were voted Mr. and Miss Eagle.     Brenna Wethington and Murphy Lamb were voted Mr. and Miss Senior.

CMS to host sweetheart dance

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS baseball team drops close game in fifth region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team lost a close game in the first round of the fifth region tournament.

 

CHS took on Nelson County on Monday, May 29, at Marion County High School.

 

Final score was 6-7.

 

CHS led going into the bottom of the fifth inning, by a score of 6-5, but Nelson County added two to the scoreboard and that would be enough to get the win.

 

CHS sophomore Lane Bottoms watches the pitch.

CHS teacher honored in Frankfort with Teacher Achievement Award

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Ben Davis was honored recently in Frankfort with an award recognizing his contributions in the classroom.

 

Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline recently honored 24 teachers with 2018 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

 

Davis, who has taught English at CHS for about seven years, is among the list of 24 award winners.

 

As such, Davis and the other 23 teachers qualified to compete for the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, which were announced during a special ceremony in Frankfort on Tuesday, May 16.

 

CHS teacher Ben Davis receives his Teacher Achievement Award and is pictured with Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton, at left, and CHS Principal Kirby Smith.

CES students learn about butterflies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently learned about butterflies.

 

In her science class, Marcia Sharp taught students about the butterfly life cycle.

 

Students learned that butterflies begin as eggs and then become caterpillars. They then go through chrysalis to become adults.

 

CES third-grade teacher Marcia Sharp holds one of her class’s butterflies.

CES students learn balance, emphasis in artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about balance and emphasis in artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students studied “Butterfly” by Andy Warhol and discussed how the artist created symmetrical balance in his work.

 

As with real butterflies, Hash told her students, the painting is symmetrical.

 

CES first-grader Alexis Mann creates emphasis as she glues her butterfly to black construction paper.

CES students practice subtraction

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are ready for first grade.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently practiced their subtraction skills to prepare for first-grade math class.

 

CES kindergartener ReAnna Jeffries uses pictures to help her work a subtraction problem.

CHS baseball team is 20th District tournament runners-up

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team is this year’s 20th District tournament runners-up.

 

CHS took on Taylor County in the first round of the tournament on Friday, May 26, at Adair County High School and won the game by one run.

 

Final score was 8-7.

 

CHS senior Jared Brewster picks up Treyce Mattingly, a sophomore, after Mattingly hit a three-run homerun. Also pictured are sophomore Ryan Kearney, at left, and freshman Blake Allen, second from right, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash.

CHS senior cast in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

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

 

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

 

Jaleel Cowan

CES students learn about balance in art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about balance in nature and art.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students studied “Butterfly Painting” by Richard Ancheta and discussed how the artist created balance in his work.

 

CES kindergarteners Natalee Shaw, at left, and Delaney Staton talk about their butterflies.

CES students tour Louisville Zoo

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently had fun touring the Louisville Zoo.

 

Students took a trip to the zoo to see the many exhibits and animals.

 

The third-graders had fun petting the animals and some took a ride on a camel.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones takes a photo with her students – and a gorilla.

CES students take field trip to Dinosaur World

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently took a field trip to Dinosaur World.

 

Located in Cave City, Dinosaur World has more than 20 acres of land to explore.

 

Students had fun at the fossil dig, gem excavation, prehistoric museum and many interactive exhibits.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Josiah Edwards, Cloud Malone, Caleb Goodson, Mason Edwards and Ronnie Allen pose with a dinosaur.

CHS seniors have fun at project graduation

 

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

 

At project graduation, graduates played games, won prizes and ate together.

 

CHS senior Alexis Shears tries to get a cookie from her forehead into her mouth.     CHS senior Logan Brown dances while under hypnosis.

CES first-graders have fun at ice cream parties

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was ice cream.

 

CES first-grade students enjoy their ice cream sundaes.

CES first-graders have fun at popcorn parties

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was popcorn.

 

CES first-grade teacher Luci Shofner gives Joseph Boudreaux some popcorn.

CES students color summer scenes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun in art class thinking about what they will do this summer.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students were asked to color a summer scene by using a code that told them what colors to use.

 

When finished, students had colored a beach with a palm tree.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Dyra Welch, Aliyah Litsey, Leah Covey and Keagan Shearer hold their beach drawings.

CES students make their own spider webs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently read “Charlotte’s Web” and then made their own spider webs.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class read the classic book, written by E.B. White.

 

Greer read the chapter book to the students and discussed the story with them to help the students prepare for second-grade reading.

 

CES first-grader Nadia Taylor draws Charlotte on her spider web.

CES kindergarteners learn about strawberries

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about strawberries.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students have been talking about summer break.

 

Students discussed what they will do this summer, and then learned about some healthy snacks they might eat this summer.

 

CES kindergartener Karter Young wears his strawberry glasses.

CHS baseball coach honored

 

Campbellsville High School head baseball coach Kirby Smith was recently honored for his leadership and dedication to his team.

 

Smith, who is also CHS principal, just completed his 11th season as head baseball coach. He will become superintendent at Campbellsville Independent Schools on July 1.

 

Before the CHS vs. Washington County game on Thursday, May 18, many of Smith’s former players gathered on the field to surprise him.

 

“Tonight, we would like to honor a leader who has shaped the lives of countless young men."

 

CHS head baseball coach Kirby Smith hugs his former players who surprised him by attending a ceremony honoring him for completing his 11th season leading the Eagles.

CIS teachers honored at Campbellsville University

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 20.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff was honored, as were Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade teacher Robbilyn Speer and Campbellsville High School teacher Tyler Hardy.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 20. From left are CU Vice President for Academic Affairs Donna Hedgepath, CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff, CMS eighth-grade teacher Robbilyn Speer, CHS teacher Tyler Hardy, CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes, CES Principal Ricky Hunt and Dr. Beverly Ennis, dean of the CU School of Education.

CMS students take on teachers in basketball game

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently took on their teachers in a basketball game.

 

Despite battling to the buzzer, and keeping the game very close, the teachers were victorious.

 

Final score was 46-43.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson guards Campbellsville High School instructional assistant Joseph Taylor.

CHS baseball team battles Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently battled Washington County.

 

Final score was 1-20, with Washington County getting the win.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders John Orberson and Tristin Faulkner and CHS sophomore Jackson Hinton, who drove in the lone Eagle run, had singles for their team.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash dives for the ball.

CHS baseball team takes on LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on LaRue County recently.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS lost by a score of 0-10.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitched for the Eagles. And Wyatt Houk, a junior, had the lone hit for the CHS team.

 

CHS freshman Gavin Johnson eyes the runner on first.

CHS baseball team takes on Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Elizabethtown recently.

 

Final score was 3-5, with the Panthers coming out on top.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitched for the Eagles and struck out eight. Wyatt Houk, a junior, pitched for the Eagles in relief.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney is hit by a pitch.

CMS fourth-graders tour state capitol

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders experienced Kentucky’s legislature up close and personal recently.

 

On Tuesday, May 16, the students traveled to Frankfort to tour the state capitol building and the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

 

Students enjoyed seeing the exhibits at the Kentucky history museum and seeing where history is made at the capitol.

 

Capitol tour guide Annie Denny showed students the House of Representatives and Senate chambers as well as meetings room and historical offices.

 

CMS fourth-graders in Garnetta Murrell’s and Kaye Agathen’s classes pose for a photo on the state capitol steps.     CMS fourth-graders in Samantha Coomer’s and Maranda Wright’s classes pose for a photo on the state capitol steps.

CMS baseball team is CKMSAC tournament runners-up

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team is this year’s Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament runners-up.

 

CMS defeated Adair County in the first round of the tournament by a score of 5-3.

 

In the second round, CMS defeated Russell County by a score of 7-2.

 

And in the championship game, CMS lost to Green County by a score of 1-9.

 

CMS baseball team is this year’s Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament runners-up. From left, front, are eighth-grader Blase Wheatley’s brother Brennan, seventh-grader Dakota Harris, eighth-grader Jastyn Shively, sixth-grader Kaydon Taylor, seventh-grader Logan Phillips, sixth-graders Chase Hord and Konner Forbis, eighth-grader Clark Kidwell and sixth-grader Bryce Newton. Back, assistant coaches Brett Sowell and George Boyd, seventh-grader Peyton Dabney, sixth-grader Hayden Jones, eighth-grader Kameron Smith, CKMSAC Commissioner Godfrey Jackson, eighth-graders Tristin Faulkner and Blase Wheatley, seventh-grader Seth Hash, eighth-grader Reggie Thomas, seventh-grader Bryson Karr, assistant coach Daniel Forbis and head coach Lynn Kearney.

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

 

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

 

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

 

Ben Davis

CMS students perform at end-of-year talent show

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently ended the school year with a talent show.

 

Students sang, danced and performed comedy routines.

 

CMS fourth-grader Ta’Zaria Owens sings.

CMS baseball team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently defeated Hart County.

 

Final score of the A game was 4-2.

 

And the B team won by a score of 9-4.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner runs to the dugout after getting an out.

CMS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

In the A game, CMS won by a score of 13-5.

 

And in the B game, CMS scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to win the game.

 

CMS seventh-grader Peyton Dabney is congratulated after getting the hit to win the game for his team.

CHS softball team drops close game in district tournament

 

Campbellsville High School softball team took on Taylor County on Monday, May 22, in the first round of this season’s 20th District tournament.

 

CHS led the game by a score of 5-3 going to the bottom of the seventh inning.

 

Taylor County scored three runs to win the game by a score of 6-5.

 

The loss ends the Lady Eagles’ season, with a 14-16 record.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington calls for some cheering after she gets a hit.

CES third-graders receive awards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year.

 

In addition to awards being presented at the ceremony, the third-grade choir performed and art teacher Adrienne Hash hosted a showcase of the work students made in her classroom this school year.

 

Art award winners, pictured with teacher Adrienne Hash, are Ethan Garrison and Alyssa Bennett.     Music award winners, pictured with teacher Cyndi Chadwick, are, from left, front, Connor Coots, Alicia Spaulding, Maylee Wilds and Lauren Pace. Back, Madison Philpott, Christian Hart, Bryson Groves and Ethan Garrison.     PE award winners, pictured with teacher Lynn Kearney, are, from left, front, McKailynn Grubaugh, Easton Williams and Kendall Bright. Back, Ethan Garrison, Aleecia Knezevic, Westin Dudgeon and Christian Hart.

CES first-graders receive awards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year.

 

CES first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year. From left are Alexis Mann, Tina Jiang, Maddie Brunelle, Asia Singleton, Izzy Brunelle, Nadia Taylor and Serenity Taylor.     CES first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year. From left are Eli Williams, Bryson Gabehart, Raleigh Spencer, Makyian Bridgewater, Eric Epperson, Hunter Clark, James Brunner, Sawyer Lange, Karson Burchett, Carter Wethington and Tommy Caswell. Absent from the photo are Braxton Giles-Osinger, Caleb Ortiz and Fabrizio Segura.

CMS Beta Club selling sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Beta Club Sweatshirts

CHS softball team takes on Nelson, Marion counties

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Nelson and Marion counties.

 

CHS defeated Nelson County by a score of 16-0 in three innings.

 

CHS senor Kailey Morris gets set to bat.

CHS wins close game with Monroe County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently won a close game with Monroe County.

 

Final score was 10-9, in nine innings.

 

CHS senior Kailey Morris looks to steal second.

CHS softball team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated John Hardin.

 

Final score was 16-1, in four innings.

 

CHS senior Kailey Morris fields the ball.

CHS softball team crushes Danville

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently crushed Danville.

 

Final score was 16-1, in three innings.

 

CHS head softball coach Weston Jones congratulates Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch after she makes it safely back to third base.

CHS softball team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team defeated Clinton County recently.

 

Final score was 12-5.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington led her team with seven RBI and a home run.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington throws to first.

CHS senior featured in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

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

 

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

 

Cowan portrayed Nym.

 

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

CHS softball, baseball seniors honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students color puzzle

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners learn about camping

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about camping.

 

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

 

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

CES yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville Elementary School yearbooks are on sale now.

 

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

 

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

CMS sixth- and seventh-grade students receive awards

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes spoke at the ceremony.

 

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

 

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

CMS fourth- and fifth-grade students receive awards

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes spoke at the ceremony.

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis duo plays at state tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS freshman sets personal record at state meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis teams compete in Heartland Conference tournament

 

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

 

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

Class of 2017 takes final Senior Walk

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

Three people are retiring after this school year.

 

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

 

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

School year comes to a close

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS baseball team picks up four wins in one day

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS prom tickets on sale

 

Campbellsville High School prom tickets are on sale now.

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated John Hardin recently.

 

Final score was 4-3.

 

CHS senior Donnie Osinger hit a home run.

 

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

 

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

CMS softball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS softball players stand for the National Anthem.

CHS seniors treated to breakfast

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Year

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

CHS

CHS student is first to complete MTA certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Randy Harris has made school history.

 

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

 

Randy Harris

CES students make keychains

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made keychains.

 

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

 

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

 

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

Sheriff’s deputy visits CHS senior

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students have fun during Sharpen the Saw Day

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS juniors to attend Boys State

 

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

 

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

 

Austin Fitzgerald     Bryce Richardson

CMS students complete leadership program

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS track teams finish strong at meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Lauren Williams runs.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS junior varsity softball team defeats Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Lauryn Agathen waits to bat.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team beats Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

Final score was 10-7.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash throws.

CHS FCA group hosts prayer walk

 

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

 

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

 

CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald prays outside a classroom.

CHS show choir presents ‘Back to the 90s’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students compete in Division Derby math race

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Jade Wheeler throws.

CHS students complete family and consumer sciences certifications

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students have fun at prom, prom breakfast

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Bailey Thompson

CHS softball team defeats Adair County

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington runs home.

CES second-graders conduct survey

 

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

 

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

 

CES second-grader Evelyn Stancill interviews Eric Epperson.

CES students enjoy pizza lunch

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students plant flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently planted flowers for their mothers.

 

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

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners enjoy ice cream sundaes

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Wilson enjoys her ice cream sundae.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES first-graders compete in coloring contest

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students ‘level up’ with Lexia

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS principal to become superintendent

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon have a new leader.

 

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

 

Kirby Smith

Board members set new tax rate

 

Those who own property in the Campbellsville Independent School District will pay a bit more in property taxes this year, and that money will go toward educating children.

 

At a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27, Campbellsville Board of Education members voted 4-1 to set a tax rate that will increase revenue by 4 percent.

CHS students play poetry review game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS junior varsity baseball team defeats Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Marion County recently.

 

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

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitches a strike.

CHS football team takes on Danville

 

Campbellsville High School football team took on Danville on Friday, Sept. 30.

 

CHS senior Arick Groves runs the ball as his teammates block for him.

CES preschool students grow flowers

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis teams take on Adair County, Fort Knox

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students practice writing sentences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing writing sentences.

 

CES first-grader Kenady Gabehart works on writing sentences.

CMS art students study origami

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned about origami.

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about extinct, endangered animals

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Tyce Owens labels animals as extinct or endangered.

CHS soccer team picks up wins

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team picked up two wins this week, bringing its record to 8-7 on the season.

 

CHS senior Zack Bottoms now has the school record for the most consecutive shutouts, at three.

CMS teacher nominated for Educator of the Year award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Katie Campbell is one of the top teachers in Taylor County.

 

Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award.

 

The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27.

 

Katie Campbell, an exceptional child educator at CMS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday, April 27. From left are Campbell’s husband Justin, Campbell and her parents, Judy and Glenn VonHandorf.

CES preschool students write letters to kindergarten teachers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are ready for kindergarten.

 

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

 

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

CES students receive bicycles for good behavior

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS students, teachers pray together at See You at the Pole

 

They held hands, and prayed for each other and their community.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students, teachers and administrators gathered on Wednesday, Sept. 28, morning for the annual See You at the Pole event, sponsored by Campbellsville middle and high schools’ FCA clubs.

 

Brett Sowell, youth pastor at Elk Horn Baptist Church and a Campbellsville Middle School assistant baseball coach, reads scripture.

CES students make gifts for their mothers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making gifts for their mothers.

 

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

 

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

CES students receive bicycles for perfect attendance

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES art students make clay fish

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay animals.

 

CES third-graders recently made fish out of clay in their art class.

CMS fourth-graders draft field day teams

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are gearing up for field day.

 

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

 

Fourth-grade students recently divided up into teams.

 

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

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CHS hosts Campbellsville University Day

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted Campbellsville University Day to help students learn all about what the university has to offer.

 

Masi Wilson, at left, who graduated from CHS in May 2015 and now attends CU, poses for a photo with her sister, Sydney, who is a freshman at CHS.

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are first-grader Chase Gabbert, third-grader Raelyn Dunn, second-grader Elijah Spurling and kindergartener Jewell Brewster.

CMS students make cards for the homeless

 

Campbellsville Middle School fourth-grade students are working on a service project to help the homeless in Taylor County.

 

CMS fourth-graders Lydia Miller, at left, and Cody Agee work on their cards.

CHS honors top students

 

Campbellsville High School recently honored its top students.

 

CHS hosted its annual Top 10 percent banquet on Sunday, April 23, to honor the students making up the Top 10 percent of their class.

 

The Top 10 percent award is given to students by class based solely on their cumulative GPA. The honor is given to CHS sophomores, juniors and seniors.

 

CHS students honored at this year’s Top 10 percent banquet are, from left, front, sophomores Brandon Greer, Davon Cecil, Abbie Dicken and Reagan Knight. Second row, sophomores Jeremiah Jackson, Myles Murrell, Ryan Kearney, Ian McAninch and Elizabeth Sullivan. Third row, juniors Madison Dial, Kimberly Harden, Sara Farmer, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Bryce Richardson. Back, seniors Laura Lamb, Shauna Jones, Blair Lamb, Caroline McMahan and Murphy Lamb. Absent are senior Tiffany Stagner and juniors Alex Doss and Samuel Kessler.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Cameron Bohannon recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Cameron Bohannon

CMS eighth-graders honored at recognition ceremony

 

In a matter of days, they will leave their middle school classrooms and become high school students.

 

“Class of 2021, we wish you the best, and we love ya,” their leader said.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders were honored with several special awards and recognitions on Sunday, May 7.

 

CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes told her eighth-graders that the day is set aside to celebrate them and their accomplishments.

 

“As principal of Campbellsville Middle School, it has been my privilege to watch this class grow and mature over the past four years,” she said.

 

CMS eighth-graders Jasmine Mitchell and Blase Wheatley receive the Cameron Smith awards from teachers, from left, Robbilyn Speer, Amy Knifley, Melisa Morris and Paige Cook.

CMS art students make koinobori

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are making koinobori wind socks to celebrate a Japanese holiday. 

 

CMS fourth-grader Zhi Chen puts finishing touches on his koinobori.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 1.

 

From left are freshman Shelby Hunt, sophomore Lauren Williams, senior Robert Tungate and junior Missy Vanorder.

CES kindergarteners learn about money

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning about money.

 

In Nikki Price’s class, students are learning about bills and coins, and how much each are worth.

 

Recently, students studied the penny, nickel and dime and discussed which side of the coins are the heads and which are tails.

 

CES kindergartener Madison Haywood colors dimes.

CES preschool students study the letter C

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied the letter C and had cupcakes as a treat for their hard work.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson takes a big bite of his cupcake.

CHS concert band students to perform at state contest

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students will perform at a state competition next week.

 

Each year, the CHS concert band performs as part of the Kentucky Music Educators Association concert band assessment.

 

The band performed in March at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown and received distinguished ratings in each category, from every judge. Because the band received the highest rating possible from every judge, CHS was invited to play at the state level assessment.

 

The state assessment is set for Monday, May 8, at University of Louisville.

 

From left, CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald, sophomore Elizabeth Sullivan, junior Christian Berry and sophomore Makayla Miller play clarinet.

CMS students play review game

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth- and eighth-graders recently joined together to play a review game to help them prepare for state standardized testing.

 

The students underwent testing the week of May 8.

 

To help prepare for the reading portion of the exam, students in Paige Cook’s and Lisa Kearney’s language classes played a review game called Zap!

 

CMS sixth-graders Nasir Johnson, at left, and Chase Hord talk with their teammates about a question.

CHS senior soccer players honored

 

Campbellsville High School’s senior soccer players were honored in a special ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

 

CHS senior soccer players were honored in a special ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27. They are, from left, statistician manager Malique Spaulding, head coach Bradley Harris, Michael De Oliveira, Zack Bottoms, Daniel Silva and assistant coach Matthew Schmuck.

CES students shop with AR points

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently took their Accelerated Reader points shopping.

 

Accelerated Reader is a motivational program used to help students develop reading skills. Students read books and answer questions about them. The student is awarded points based on how many questions they answer correctly on the quiz.

 

AR isn’t required at CES, though the majority of second- and third-grade students are participating.  And some kindergarten and first-grade students are also participating.

 

CES second-graders Rajon Taylor, at left, and Kallie Taylor shop with their AR points.

CIS students complete K-PREP testing

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools students have completed K-PREP state standardized testing for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students tested the week of May 1, and sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students at CMS tested the week of May 8.

 

Eighth-graders are the last to complete state testing, with their final day on Friday, May 12.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith, at left, and Zoie Sidebottom enjoy sausage biscuits as they prepare to begin state testing.

CMS students have fun at Friday Finish

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun playing games at Friday Finish.

 

CMS eighth-grader Sae’von Buckner throws a hula-hoop in the human ring toss game.

CHS students enjoy class outside

 

Campbellsville High School students recently enjoyed having class outside.

 

During recent warm weather, students in Kevin Rafferty’s trigonometry class took their learning outside.

 

CHS math teacher Kevin Rafferty talks to his students as they complete their homework while having class outside.

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Ben Rafferty, sophomore Mariah Lowery and freshman Abie Angel recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Ben Rafferty     Mariah Lowery     Abie Angel

CHS volleyball team battles TC

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team battled Taylor County on Monday, Sept. 26.

 

CHS senior volleyball players talk before the game begins. From left are Brenna Wethington, Caylie Blair, Caroline McMahan, Breanna Spaulding, Deovion Owens and Diamond Thompson.

CES students learn about the Earth

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about the Earth.

 

In honor of Earth Day, kindergarten students learned that the Earth is full of land and water, and then colored a picture of it.

 

Students learned about recycling and why it’s important to protect the Earth.

 

CES kindergartener Jason Eggers colors a picture of the Earth.

CES students read ‘Charlotte’s Web’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are reading “Charlotte’s Web.”

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class are reading the classic book, written by E.B. White.

 

CES first-grade teacher Amanda Greer reads “Charlotte’s Web” to her students.

CMS eighth-graders make good luck cards

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently made good luck cards for each other.

 

CMS sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders are undergoing K-PREP testing this week.

 

To help motivate each other, eighth-graders wrote good luck cards to each other.

 

CMS eighth-graders Abigail Decker, at left, and Chloe Garrett write good luck cards for their classmates.

CES Wings Express program receives $1,000 donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Wings Express program recently received a $1,000 donation from Amazon.

CMS softball team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team defeated Green County on Wednesday, April 19.

 

In the A game, CMS came from behind to win by a score of 6-5.

 

And in the B game, CMS crushed Green County by a score of 13-1.

 

CMS sixth-grader Mary Russell jumps to avoid the ball.

CES preschool students play games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students have spent this school year learning and having fun together.

 

The last full day of school for preschool students was Wednesday, May 3. And students presented their end-of-the-year program on Thursday, May 4.

 

In the past week, students spent time coloring, playing games, singing and dancing and enjoying special snacks.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson builds.

CES students have fun during last day of Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have had fun this school year participating in Wings Express after school activities.

 

This school year’s program ended on Friday, May 5.

 

Students spent the afternoon playing games, working on homework, having a healthy snack and enjoying spending time together.

 

CES kindergartener Jayden Maupin uses beads to make a heart with kindergarten assistant Brittany Johnson.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Sept. 26.

 

From left are sophomore Hayley Stapleton, junior Austin Fitzgerald and senior Laura Lamb. Absent from the photo is Ben Arachi.

CHS baseball team takes on Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Nelson County on Friday, April 14.

 

CHS battled to the end, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash pitched for the Eagles.

 

CHS sophomore Jackson Hinton catches the ball.

CHS tennis teams battle Washington County, Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Washington County and Caverna.

 

The girls’ team defeated Washington County by a score of 3-0.

 

CHS junior Cody Davis takes a breath during his match.

CES students make Mother’s Day cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making cards for their mothers.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are making their own Mother’s Day cards to give as gifts.

 

CES kindergartener Robert Atwood draws hearts on his Mother’s Day card.

CMS, CHS students participate in all-district chorus

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students were recently chosen to participate in the Fourth District all-district junior and senior high choirs.

 

CHS students participating in the senior high all-district choir are, from left, front, junior Haley Fitch and sophomore Hayley Stapleton. Back, juniors Vivian Brown, Darius Wright and Austin Fitzgerald, sophomore Jeremiah Jackson and junior Tiffany Kane.     Students participating in the junior high all-district choir are, from left, CMS eighth-grader Noah Mardis, seventh-graders Cailet Clark and Gabby Skaggs, CHS freshman Gracyne Hash and seventh-grader Colin Harris.

CMS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team defeated Adair County on Thursday, April 13.

 

In the A game, CMS fought hard but lost by a score of 8-9.

 

But in the B game, CMS easily defeated Adair County by a score of 11-2.

 

CMS sixth-grader Bri Hayes gets an out at second.

CHS tennis teams take on Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Elizabethtown.

 

For the boys’ team, doubles partners Cody Davis and Jackson Hunt, juniors, won their match.

 

CHS freshman Victoria Cox, at left, hits the ball as doubles partner Mallory Haley, a senior, looks on.

CES yearbooks have arrived

 

Campbellsville Elementary School yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year have arrived.

 

Students who ordered yearbooks have received them in their classrooms.

KSP trooper talks to CMS sixth-graders

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders recently learned what it’s like to be a law enforcement officer.

 

Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Billy Gregory speaks to CMS sixth-graders about his job in law enforcement and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

CHS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School junior varsity baseball team defeated Taylor County on Wednesday, April 12.

 

Final score was 4-2.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay catches the ball at second.

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting some exercise and having fun.

 

Each morning, students spend time playing together in the gym.

 

CES preschool student Mason Conner plays with a hula hoop.

CES students practice vocabulary

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their vocabulary.

 

In CES Explorers, students were recently given a worksheet of words and asked to read them aloud.

 

They were asked to highlight any of the words that have the short “u” sound.

 

CES kindergarteners Aleeya Spaulding, at left, and Trinity Clark highlight words that have the short “u” sound.

CMS girls’ basketball team defeats Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ seventh-grade basketball team defeated Russell County on Thursday, Sept. 22.

 

CMS eighth-grader Catlyn Clausen looks for a rebound.

CES students prepare for state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are working hard to prepare for state testing.

 

The students will undergo testing from May 2-4.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class have been working hard to practice for the math portion of the test.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones helps Rihanna Anderson and Brayden Paiz with a sample test question.

CES preschool students learn about kindergarten

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned what they can expect when attending kindergarten next school year.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, recently talked to the students about how kindergarten will be different from their preschool class.

 

Kennon said kindergarteners won’t take a nap during the day, and will meet new people.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, talks to CES preschool students about how they should manage their behavior in kindergarten. From left are Reece Williams, Rylee Karr, Kennon Dotson and Alinna Bray.

CES reading teacher receives Dare to Soar award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken has received this month’s Dare to Soar award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton made the presentation at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, May 8.

 

In reading a letter nominating Dicken for the award, Deaton read that she is a very special person who is a great asset to CES and Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken receives this month’s Dare to Soar award from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton.

CHS academic team starts season

 

Campbellsville High School academic team began its season on Monday, Sept. 26.

 

CHS sophomore Randy Harris thinks about a question.

CES students have fun at testing kickoff party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders had fun on Friday, April 28, during a party to kick off this year’s state standardized testing.

 

Students had fun playing soccer and tag, throwing Frisbees and hula hooping.

 

They were also treated to ice cream sundaes that they topped with cookies, marshmallows, chocolate syrup and much more.

 

CES third-grader Ryder Murphy kicks the ball.     CES third-grader Arianna Childers adds chocolate syrup to her ice cream sundae.

CES students practice writing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing writing letters – with Play-Doh.

 

In CES Explorers, students are playing games to help them learn sight words and letters.

 

At one station, students used Play-Doh to make letters.

 

CES kindergartner Scarlett Cook makes an N out of Play-Doh.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 8.

 

From left are junior Caitlin Bright, sophomore Ceondre Barnett, senior Jaleel Cowan and freshman Taylor Brewer.

CHS boys’ golf team is runner-up at region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team finished in the runner-up spot at this year’s KHSAA fourth region tournament.

 

And, for the first time since 1977, the team will advance to the state tournament.