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CHS football team wins region championship

 

For the third time in program history, the Campbellsville High School football team has won a region championship.

 

CHS took on Crittenden County on Friday, Nov. 17, in the third round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association playoffs.

 

CHS won the match up a score of 44-8.

 

This is the first Class A Region 1 championship win for the Eagles since the 1998-1999 season.

 

CHS football players and coaches pose for a photo with their region championship trophy.

CES principal pied in the face

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Elisha Rhodes recently received a few pies in the face – 188 of them.

 

For four weeks, CES students were challenged to be at school every day. In the end, 188 students had perfect attendance during that time period.

 

As a result, Rhodes agreed to receive 188 pies in her face at the school’s assembly on Friday, Nov. 17.

 

CES Principal Elisha Rhodes braces herself as third-grader Lanigan Price prepares to pie her in the face.

CHS art honor society to sell Christmas ornaments

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES raises more than $400 for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators recently raised money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

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

 

More than $400 was collected.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators recently raised more than $400 for cystic fibrosis research, in honor of the late Kelsi Brown, who battled the disease. Brown, a niece to CES bookkeeper Patti Caulk and CES special education teacher Libby Caulk, attended Campbellsville Independent Schools several years ago. From left are Patti Caulk, Kelsi’s mother Jeanne Caulk Brown, Libby Caulk and her grandson CES third-grader Braxton Tucker and CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

 

Fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron received the award.

 

CES fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron is her school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

CES to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CHS soccer team to host alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Soccer

CMS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

CHS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS 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 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

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the third of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which is to put first things first. 

 

From left, front, are fourth-grader Lauren Pace, second-grader Chase Gabbert, first-grader Ryne Gumm, fifth-grader Spencer Bates and fourth-grader Destiny Abell. Second row, third-grader Evan Cundiff, second-grader Destini Gholston, kindergarteners Carter Ward and Hayden Goff, first-grader Josiah Edwards and kindergartener Trinity Dye. Third row, third-grader Griffin Skaggs, fourth-grader Connor Coots, first-grader Zoe Weddle, kindergartener William Li, third-grader Luke Adkins, second-grader Ally Dunn, first-grader Carson Brown and second-grader Eric Epperson. Back, third-grader River McFarland, second-grader Maleigha Travis and fifth-graders Andrew Mardis, Rowan Petett and Piper Maggard. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Riley Bright and fourth-graders Kennedy Giffiths and Demi Hao.

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.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Nov. 13.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Kevin Bradfield, third-grader Dorothy Shively, first-grader Nicholas Brunner, second-grader Serenity Taylor and kindergartener Zoe Scharbrough. Second row, first-grader Quincy Travis, second-grader Asia Singleton, third-grader Evelyn Stancill, kindergartener Zyhaven Taylor, third-grader Joseph Greer and second-grader Kenady Hayes. Back, fifth-graders Summer Cothern, Jaxon Garrett and J.J. Gurley, third-grader Dalton Shively, fifth-grader Harley Couch-Allen and third-grader Reece Swafford. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Fallyn Smith, first-graders Malachi Conner and Gavin Paris and fourth-graders Toby Adams and Raeanna Jefferson.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

 

From left are third-grader Ajada Smith, kindergartener Tyrek Moore, first-grader Brea Miller, fifth-grader Noah Leachman and second-grader Tristen Williams. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader ReAnna Jeffries.

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 to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CES Wings Express students practice counting, coloring

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students are practicing their coloring and counting skills.

 

Students were recently given a worksheet to color, but had to decode a key of numbers to see which colors they were to use.

 

The scene depicted fruit labeled with numbers, and students used their key to see which colors correspond with which numbers.

 

CES kindergartener Kaiyden Vancleave colors.

Merry Christmas from the Eagle Family!

 

Merry Christmas

CHS project graduation meeting set for Monday, Oct. 23

 

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

 

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

 

 

CMS

CES students make turkeys in disguise

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made turkeys in disguise in honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

 

Students were given a worksheet with a turkey printed on it and asked to disguise their turkey as something else.

 

They could color the turkey, but had to add objects to make it three-dimensional.

 

CES third-grader Cayleigh Underwood disguises her turkey as a rock star.

Board of Education meeting canceled

 

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

 

The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

CIS

CHS student to volunteer at fall festival

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS FCA students encouraged to build their identities in God

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members recently heard a message from student teacher LeeAnn Grider.

 

Grider, an education student at Campbellsville University, spoke to CHS students about how important it is to build their identities in God.

 

Having played basketball most of her life, Grider said, she always introduced herself a player.

 

“I am who I am because of basketball,” she said.

 

CHS student teacher LeeAnn Grider talks to CHS FCA students about the importance of building their identity in God.

CHS cross country meeting is Thursday, July 20

 

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

 

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

 

Cross Country

CHS to take on Russellville in playoff game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS academic team begins season

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team began it season on Tuesday, Nov. 14, with a quick recall match against Taylor County.

 

CMS sixth-graders won their match.

 

Seventh- and eighth-graders kept their matches close, but weren’t able to get the wins.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bailey Stearman works a math problem.

Reception for CHS senior rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 6

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students to interview for jobs

 

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

 

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

CHS football team defeats Russellville, advances in state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School football team has defeated Russellville for the first time in program history, and advances to the third round of state playoffs for the first time since the 2007-2008 season.

 

CHS hosted Russellville on Friday, Nov. 10.

 

Final score was 50-26.

 

CHS junior Charlie Pettigrew tackles.

CMS volleyball tryouts are Dec. 9

 

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team tryouts are approaching.

 

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

 

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

 

volleyball

CHS Site-Based Decision Making Council to meet

 

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

 

The meeting is open to the public.

 

CHS

CHS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study Session

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

 

From left are sophomore Gavin Johnson, junior Jackson Hinton, senior Carlee Sallee and freshman Jasmine Mitchell.

CMS students collecting supplies, raising money for Hurricane Matthew victims

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

CHS band to host mattress fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Band Mattress Sale

CIS to host Veterans Day program

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS FCA group receives Bibles

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes recently received a donation from a local church.

 

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church donated 12 copies of The Athlete’s Bible for the group to use during its meetings and events.

 

Bro. John Butler made the donation.

 

Bro. John Butler, on behalf of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, recently donated 12 copies of The Athlete’s Bible to the CHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes group. From left are Butler, CHS senior Austin Fitzgerald, juniors Ryan Kearney, Christa Riggs and Evan McAninch and sophomores Zoe McAninch and Sydney Wilson.

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.

 

CHS

CMS SBDM to meet Oct. 18

 

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

 

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

 

 

CMS

CHS students present ‘Genius Hour’ projects

 

Campbellsville High School students have been working on “Genius Hour” projects and recently presented them to their classmates.

 

Students in Ben Davis’s language composition and English classes spent several days completing their “Genius Hour” projects.

 

The “Genius Hour” initiative allows students to spend a portion of class time working on projects that they are passionate about.

 

CHS junior Payton Reynolds presents his “Genius Hour” project.

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.

CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study

CES students focus on reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are focusing on reading.

 

Each day, reading interventionist Laura Dicken works with students to expand their vocabulary, strengthen their reading skills and write and spell words.

 

CES first-grader Levi Choate reads.

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 homecoming events to culminate with Eagle Family Night, football game

 

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

 

Homecoming

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about Thanksgiving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about Thanksgiving.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s kindergarten class, students are discussing the Thanksgiving holiday and its traditions.

 

Cundiff’s students recently made turkey hats and other crafts and are reading Thanksgiving stories.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff reads “The Silly Turkey Party” by Steve Metzger to her students.

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.

CES students learn about woodwind instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about musical instruments.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s classes, students are discussing many different types of instruments, and how they are used to make sound.

 

Woodwind instruments, such as the clarinet, saxophone and the bassoon, create sound through a mouthpiece and reed.

 

To see how a woodwind works, Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee, who is Chadwick’s student teacher, played the bassoon for students.

 

Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee plays the bassoon for CES second-graders.

CHS to host district volleyball tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CMS to host dance

 

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

 

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

 

Dance

CHS 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

Board of Education to meet Oct. 16

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

SBDM

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 13.

 

From left are sixth-grader Lillee Byrne and seventh-grader Levi Dicken. Eighth-grader Sumara Berry isn’t pictured.

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.

 

CES

CHS SBDM to meet Oct. 16

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

CES, CMS and CHS choirs to present fall concert

 

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

 

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

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

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

CES second-grade choir performs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade choir members recently performed from a community group.

 

The choir was invited to perform at Campbellsville Baptist Church for the Young at Heart group’s potluck dinner on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

The students performed songs about America, including “I’m So Glad to Be Here,” “Oh, I Love America,” “The Day of Peace” and more.

 

CES second-grade choir members, from left, Asia Singleton, Lainey Price, Lillian Martin, Addysen England Anna Keith sing.

CMS to host dance

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CES students sharpen their math skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

In Luci Shofner’s first-grade class, her students are focusing on subtraction.

 

CES first-grader Jackson Wright works a subtraction problem.

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CES Wings Express students hear motivational message

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently heard an inspirational message from a guest speaker.

 

Keith Merritt, youth minister at Woodlawn Christian Church, spoke to students on Monday, Nov. 13, about why Every Monday Matters.

 

Merritt spoke to students about what it will take for them to accomplish their goals in life.

 

He said students can’t simply begin a career without any training or education.

 

Keith Merritt, youth minister at Woodlawn Christian Church, spoke to students on Monday, Nov. 13, about why Every Monday Matters.

CIS employees invited to education forum

 

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

 

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

CMS to host Purple Pride Night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS football player to play in national tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School football player Deondre Weathers, a seventh-grader, has been named to a national football team.

 

Weathers has been chosen to represent Kentucky and play in Football University’s national championship tournament.

 

FBU is the premiere national youth football tournament, starting with 64 teams from all over the United States. The teams, which represent a state or region, battle in a single-elimination tournament to determine a national champion.

 

More than 6,000 athletes will compete in the tournament.

 

Weathers is one of 40 players who will play on Team Kentucky in the seventh-grade division.

 

Campbellsville Middle School football player Deondre Weathers, a seventh-grader, has been chosen to represent Kentucky and play in Football University’s national championship tournament.

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 academic team raising money

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team is raising money.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

CIS youth football signups are Aug. 5

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CHS junior class to host fundraiser

 

 

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

 

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

 

Gatti's

CHS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students make ornaments for ‘Project Rudolph’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are putting their art skills to use to help soldiers this Christmas.

 

For the fifth year, CES is participating in “Project Rudolph,” a campaign to provide gift bags to soldiers deployed overseas, injured veterans and soldiers traveling through airports around Christmas time.

 

Last year, “Project Rudolph” bags were given to service members in about 20 countries around the world. More than 20,000 bags were given around the world. For some soldiers, this is the only Christmas present they will receive.

 

For their part, CES students made reindeer ornaments in Adrienne Hash’s art class.

 

CES first-grader Gabriella Tate adds a nose to her reindeer ornament.

CHS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville High School recently announced its academic achievers for November.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s meeting on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

Campbellsville High School academic achievers for November were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. Pictured with CHS Principal David Petett they are, from left, freshman Abi Wiedewitsch, junior Ryan Kearney, freshman Kameron Smith, Petett and seniors Sydney Jeong and Wyatt Houk. Absent from the photo are sophomores Blake Allen and Sydney Wilson and junior Elizabeth Sullivan.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Rob Collins received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

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

 

Collins, who is a radio personality at Q-104, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent SchoolsSuperintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Rob Collins, a radio personality at Q-104, with the community Change Award.

CES, CMS and CHS announce open house, registration dates

 

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

 

CIS

CHS senior class to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

Gatti's Pizza

CES/CMS guidance counselor receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov 13.

 

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

 

Wiedewitsch, who has been a guidance counselor at Campbellsville Independent Schools for nearly 17 years, received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES/CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch with the certified Change Award.

CMS boys’ basketball team to play in CKMSAC tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS bowling tryouts are Friday, Oct. 13

 

Campbellsville High School bowling season will begin soon.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Eagle Bowling

CHS students to perform community service

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CES preschool assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Preschool Assistant Beth Sandidge received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

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

 

Sandidge, who will soon become the bookkeeper at CES, received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES Preschool Assistant Beth Sandidge with the certified Change Award.

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.

CHS swim team to host organizational meeting

 

Campbellsville High School swim team will soon begin its season.

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Swimming.

CES to raise money for local family

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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.

CMS students to begin community service project

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Work in Progress

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team will host its second alumni game next month as a fundraiser.

 

Purple Reign alumni basketball game will be Sunday, Dec. 17, at 5 p.m. at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium. Doors will open at 4:15 p.m.

 

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

 

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

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

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend the conferences.

 

CMS

CIS Marching Ensemble is third at mid-states championships

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home third place in this year’s Mid-States Band Association championships.

 

The band performed in Class A competition at Norwood High School in Norwood, Ohio on Saturday, Nov. 4.

 

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs performs in finals competition.

CHS senior to play football at Kentucky State University

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS prom is Saturday night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS cross country runner advances to state meet

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently completed its season, with a runner advancing to the state meet.

 

CHS junior Ian McAninch competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association boys’ cross country meet at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, Nov. 4.

 

He competed against 264 runners, made up of teams and individual runners from across the state.

 

McAninch finished the 3.1-mile race in 20 minutes and seven seconds, in 166th place.

 

CHS juniors Ian McAninch, at left, and Evan McAninch run.

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.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

CMS football team to host fall break dance

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Dance

CES students perform for their classmates

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently performed a song on the bucket drums for their classmates.

 

At the school-wide assembly on Friday, Nov. 10, CES fourth-graders in Maranda Wright’s leadership class performed “Uptown Funk” on the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders LaDainien Smith, at left, and Malikiah Spurling play the bucket drums.

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 to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CMS girls’ basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball players were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, Nov. 10.

 

The CMS girls’ eighth-grade basketball team recently won its first Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship title in 20 years.

 

CMS girls’ basketball players give high-fives to CES students.

CES choir members perform for their classmates

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir members recently performed for their classmates.

 

At a recent school-wide assembly, CES third-, fourth- and fifth-grade choir members sang the song “American Tears.”

 

CES fourth-grader Nora Harris sings a solo.

CHS FCCLA students to collect items for Hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CMS students to raise money for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are raising money for hurricane victims.

 

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

 

All proceeds will be given to hurricane victims.

 

Bake Sale

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

 

CES second-grader Ally Dunn is her school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

CHS track team selling fruit

 

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

 

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

CES students to collect food, supplies for hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Items will be collected through Friday, Sept. 1.

 

Food Drive

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Nov. 6.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Josiah Dean, first-graders Jackson Wright and Delaney Staton, second-grader Maddie Brunelle and first-grader Lillie Judd. Second row, second-grader James Brunner, first-grader Miley Orberson, second-grader Destini Gholston, third-grader Cobain Carter and kindergarteners Blakely Gray and Samuel Terry. Back, fifth-grader Kate Billeter, third-grader Kairi Tucker, fourth-grader Zarek Stone, fifth-graders Skylar Wilhoite and Payton Releford, fourth-graders Bradley Paris and Easton Williams and third-grader Elijah Spurling. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Cameron Dean, second-grader Marion Mann and fifth-grader Falicity Lewis.

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

 

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

 

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

 

Many colors and designs are available.

 

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

 

From left are fifth-grader Kylee Sowders, kindergartener Alinna Bray, fourth-grader Connor Coots and first-grader Mason Edwards. Absent from the photo are second-grader Allison Dean and third-grader Mark Lawson.

CHS to host Forcht Bank Bowl

 

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

 

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

 

Tickets are $10 a night.

 

CHS

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

 

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

 

Raffle

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

Campbellsville middle, high schools to host cheerleading tryouts

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES Wings Express, Study Buddies canceled for Oct. 31

 

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

 

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

 

The programs will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 1.

 

Canceled

CHS students learn about parenting

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about parenting – with babies who need to be changed, fed and held.

 

Students in Deanna Campbell’s parenting classes are using RealCare baby simulators to learn what it’s like to be parents.

 

The babies – which come with birth certificates – simulate what it might actually be like to take care of a baby at all times.

 

CHS freshman Paula Hoskins, at left, and sophomore Anthony Shipione feed their Real Care babies.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students perform community service

 

Campbellsville High School seniors recently performed community service while earning money for project graduation.

 

CHS seniors and their parents volunteered to clean about 10 miles of roadway.

 

The group cleaned portions of Bear Track Road and Palestine Road.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss picks up trash.

CES students study the number four

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are studying the number four.

 

In Nikki Price’s class, students are working hard to spell and write “four,” and to write the number numerically.

 

Price’s students are also practicing counting to four.

 

CES kindergartener Levi Dye concentrates as he writes the number four.

CHS project graduation set for Saturday, May 20

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

CES to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

 

Red Ribbon Week

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

 

From left are freshman Colin Harris, sophomore Haley Morris, junior Christa Riggs and senior Adrian Cravens.

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

CES to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Reminder

CMS girls’ basketball team selling championship t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS GB Team

CHS yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville High School yearbooks are on sale now, at a discounted rate.

 

Yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year are on sale for $30 each, through Friday, Nov. 24.

 

Yearbooks

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Casey Hardin recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Thursday, Nov. 9, Hardin has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Casey Hardin

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 to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CES students play the drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play the drums.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, students are practicing keeping a steady beat by playing the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders Braydn Spurling, at left, and Demetrious Dickens play the bucket drums.

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

FCCLA

CMS students have fun at Friday Finish

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun at their Friday Finish assembly.

 

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

 

At the Friday Finish on Friday, Nov. 3, CMS students who have been named Leader of the Week were recognized, along with those playing on school sports teams.

 

CMS students play a game of Simon Says.

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

CMS students make Veterans Day art

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are making art to honor veterans.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are learning about pop artists Roy Lichtenstein and Jim Dine.

 

Pop art, as Harris told her students, is art based on pop culture and the trends of the time period.

 

CMS sixth-graders Jayla Penn, at left, and Allie Compton talk as they add color to their hearts.

CES students write letters to veterans

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently wrote letters to give to local veterans.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are learning the proper way to write a letter.

 

Before writing their letters, students discussed the importance of Veterans Day, which is Saturday, Nov. 11.

 

CES writing teacher Shirley Cox helps third-grader Zachary Cox as he writes a letter to a veteran.

CMS art students make paper mache pumpkins

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning to make objects out of paper mache. 

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are studying the elements of three-dimensional art.

 

To illustrate the elements, students were asked to form a pumpkin out of paper.

 

CMS eighth-graders Brae Washington, at left, and Olivia Fields laugh as they add paper mache to their pumpkins.

CMS to host book fair

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS students create ‘Day of the Dead’ artwork

 

Campbellsville High School students recently created artwork in honor of the “Day of the Dead.”

 

“Day of the Dead” is a holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico on Nov. 1 and 2, to honor deceased loved ones.

 

One of the traditions of the day is to make sugar skulls with elaborate decorations.

 

CHS sophomores Jewell Cox, at left, and Shallan Philpott put finishing touches on their Day of the Dead skulls.

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.

CES art students make clay fish sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay animals.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, third-graders recently learned how to use clay and shape it to look like fish.

 

They learned techniques such as scoring to make marks in their clay and to add realistic eyes and a mouth.

 

CES third-grader Lilly Wise adds eyes to her clay fish.

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.

CHS students learn about graffiti art

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning how to draw graffiti-style art.

 

 In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are studying controversial subjects such as whether copying a person’s artwork is ethical and if they believe graffiti is art.

 

Students recently learned about graffiti-style art made popular by many artists, including England-based graffiti artist Banksy.

 

CHS junior Annie Lee creates her graffiti-style drawing.

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.

CMS volleyball tryouts set for Dec. 1, 8

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 10

 

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

 

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

 

CMS and CHS concerts bands will also perform.

 

CIS Christmas Spectacular

CMS, CHS choirs selling candles

 

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

 

The choirs are working with Peaceful Places, a local business that sells natural soy wax candles, tarts, lip balms and mists.

 

CMS/CHS Candles

CHS 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

CES girls’ winter travel basketball to begin soon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School girls’ winter travel basketball team will soon begin its season.

 

The team is open to girls in second through fifth grade.

 

There will be an informational meeting for interested players and parents on Monday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in the CES cafeteria.

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

 

From left are seventh-grader Forever Tungate and eighth-grader Karley Morris. Sixth-grader Nathan Ray isn’t pictured.

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

CMS boys’ basketball team begins season

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently began its season with a win.

 

The team began its season on Thursday, Oct. 26, with two games vs. LaRue County.

 

In the eighth-grade game, CMS came from behind to pick up the win.

 

CMS eighth-grader Logan Phillips dives for the ball.

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

CHS soccer team battles Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently battled Taylor County in the second round of the 18th District tournament.

 

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

 

CHS freshman Tristin Faulkner fights for the ball.

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

CES receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s family resource center recently received a donation to help its students.

 

Campbellsville Rotary Club collected and donated bags of underwear for students.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, accepts a donation of underwear from Campbellsville Rotary President Les Chadwick.

CHS soccer team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Hart County.

 

CHS won by a score of 3-2 to advance to the second round of the 18th District tournament.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay runs for the ball.

CES students win attendance challenge

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently participated in an attendance challenge, and, as a result of their success, their principal will soon get a pie in the face.

 

For four weeks, CES students were challenged to be at school every day. In the end, 188 students had perfect attendance during that time period.

 

As a result, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes will receive 188 pies in her face at an upcoming assembly.

 

Tammy Hash’s fifth-grade leadership class recently won the school’s four-week attendance challenge, with a rate of 97 percent. Students will be rewarded with a pizza or donut party. From left, front, are Kaleb Martin, Miley Hash, Deanna Reardon, Anna Floyd, Harley Couch-Allen, Tyler Haulk and Payton Releford. Back, KeKe Miller, Andrew Mardis, Rowan Petett, Jaclyn Jackson, Ta’Zaria Owens, Dezarae Washington, Riley Newton, Steven Miller and Hash.

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 names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are first-grader Gavin Williams, kindergartener Alinna Bray, first-grader Gabriella Tate, kindergarteners William Li and Jeremiah Stebelton and second-grader Aaron Floyd. Second row, second-grader Amani Bridgewater, first-grader Destinee Henry-Turner, second-grader Brody Sidebottom, fourth-grader De’Asia Fisher, third-grader Kendall Cruz and second-grader Eric Epperson. Back, fifth-graders Bronson Cox and Michael Abel, third-grader Analeigh Foster, fifth-grader Piper Maggard and third-grader Damien Clark. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Samuel Terry, first-grader Jasymon Musselwhite and fifth-graders Morgan Spears and Will Wooley.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are kindergartener Kennon Dotson, third-grader Lilly Wise, first-grader Caleb Goodson, second-grader Maleigha Travis, fourth-grader Cameron Taylor and fifth-grader Bronson Cox.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS baseball program selling pavers

 

Campbellsville High School baseball program is selling pavers as part of a renovation project at the team’s field.

 

A new entrance and landscaping project is currently underway at the CHS campus and will be completed by spring.

 

After the renovation is completed, head coach Blake Milby says the finished project will be one that all Eagle alumni and fans can be proud of for many years to come.

 

CHS Baseball Pavers

CHS project graduation committee to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Class of 2018

CHS football team takes on LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School football team recently took on LaRue County.

 

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

 

Final score was 14-43.

 

CHS junior Charlie Pettigrew runs the ball as classmate Dakota Reardon blocks.

CMS students learn to play instruments

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to play musical instruments.

 

In Zach Shelton’s band class, students recently joined with a partner to play “The Riddle Song.”

 

CMS sixth-graders Conner Rinehart, at left, and Zachary Akin play “The Riddle Song.”

CES students learn about primary, secondary colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students are learning about primary and secondary colors.

 

And, along with their lesson, students recently mixed primary paints to make secondary colors and then used them to paint a parrot.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned how to use red, yellow and blue to make orange, green and purple. Then, the students took brushes and made the colors.

 

CES second-grader Ethan Bailey paints.

CMS girls’ eighth-grade basketball team wins first CKMSAC championship in 20 years

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ eighth-grade basketball team has won its first Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship title in 20 years.

 

The team last won the title in 1997.

 

CMS took on Casey County on Tuesday, Oct. 24, and won the game by a score of 44-37.

 

Before the game, Casey County was undefeated on the season.

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ eighth-grade basketball team recently won its first Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship title in 20 years. In front is eighth-grader Rylee Petett. Back, from left, eighth-grader Olivia Fields, seventh-graders Asia Barbour, Dakota Slone, Briana Davis, Antaya Epps and Bri Hayes, eighth-graders Tayler Thompson, Bri Gowdy, Kaylyn Smith and Lainey Watson, seventh-grader BreAnna Humphress and eighth-grader Brae Washington.

CMS parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CES students donate food to those in need

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently collected canned goods to donate to those in need.

 

As part of Red Ribbon Week, which was Oct. 23-27, CES hosted a canned food drive for the Campbellsville/Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

 

Last school year, about 1,000 cans were collected.

 

And this year, about 1,250 cans were collected.

 

CES fourth-graders in Kaye Agathen’s leadership class collected many of the nearly 1,250 canned food items to be donated to the Campbellsville/Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

CES to host Grandparent Day celebration

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CHS student council to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

McDonalds

CHS students invited to participate in entrepreneurship challenge

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge

CES Wings Express students learn about diversity

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about diversity.

 

Campbellsville University education student Taylor Black came to the after-school program to read and students about how everyone is different.

 

Black read the book “The Colors of Us,” by Karen Katz, which is about a young girl who begins to see the world in a new way by celebrating the differences and similarities in people.

 

Campbellsville University education student Taylor Black reads “The Colors of Us” to CES Wings Express third-grade students.

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

CIS to host cheerleading league

 

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

 

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

 

Players will meet two times each week, one day for practice and on Sunday afternoons for games.

 

CIS Developmental Cheer League 17

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 names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sophomore Tyler Gribbins, junior Josh Dooley and freshman Tierra Bridgewater. Absent from the photo is senior Makala Antle.

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 student begins service project

 

Campbellsville High School junior Myles Murrell has begun a service project to help those staying at the local homeless shelter.

 

Murrell is working with Green River Ministries staff members to collect new and gently used toys for children who stay at the shelter.

 

CHS

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.

CMS girls’ basketball teams defeat Metcalfe, Hart counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Metcalfe and Hart counties to advance to the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship.

 

In the game against Metcalfe County, the CMS seventh-graders fought hard, but didn’t get the win. The loss ended the team’s season.

 

Eighth-graders won by a score of 41-15.

 

CMS seventh-grader Antaya Epps drives the ball.

CMS girls’ basketball teams defeat Metcalfe County

 

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

 

Sixth-graders fought hard, but weren’t victorious in their match up.

 

Seventh- and eighth-graders won their games.

 

CMS seventh-grader Dakota Slone watches the ball.

CES to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

 

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

 

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

 

The decorated pumpkins are on display in the CES lobby.

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Hart County.

 

Sixth- and seventh-graders battled hard in their games, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

Eighth-graders were victorious.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Ta’Zaria Owens protects the ball.

CES celebrates Halloween, raises more than $300 for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators had fun wearing their costumes on Halloween and raising money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, students paid $1 to wear their costumes to school.

 

In all, about $350 was collected.

 

CES teachers and administrators wear their Halloween costumes to raise money for cystic fibrosis research.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

CMS

CMS students make catapults

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about the scientific method by making catapults.

 

In Jan Speer’s sixth-grade science classes, students used pumpkin candies to help them practice the scientific method.

 

Students were asked to make a catapult with sticks, rubber bands and a plastic spoon.

 

From left, CMS sixth-graders Camilla Taylor, Chloe Mitchell and Arisha Francis launch their catapult.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CES students learn, have fun at Study Buddies program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders are having fun and learning at their own after-school program.

 

Study Buddies is a free program for the students.

 

The program is offered from 3 to 4:15 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

 

Teachers stay after school to help students with homework. They also have a snack, play educational games and have fun with other enrichment activities.

 

CES teacher Garnetta Murrell helps fourth-grader Jace Cox with his homework.

CES parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CES students expand their vocabularies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to expand their vocabularies.

 

Each day, first-grade students work with reading interventionist Laura Dicken to practice reading, spelling and pronouncing words.

 

CES first-grader Addison Perkins writes the word “that.”

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

CIS Marching Ensemble is 13th best band in Kentucky

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble is the 13th best Class A high school band in Kentucky.

 

On Saturday, Oct. 28, the CHS band performed in Kentucky Music Educators Association semi-final competition at Bullitt Central High School in Shepherdsville.

 

Sixteen bands competed.

 

CHS scored higher than Harlan, Nicholas and Crittenden counties.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson, at left, and CHS senior Tiffany Kane perform.

CES hosts student-led conferences

 

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

 

About 150 students and their parents attended the conferences to meet with teachers.

 

During the conferences, students discussed their grades and the progress they are making in their classes.

 

CES second-grader Logan Weddle talks to his parents John and Renae Weddle about his grades.

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

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

Larry Rowell reads to CES fifth-graders.

CES fourth-graders tell spooky stories

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently wrote spooky stories and performed them for their classmates.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s language arts class, students were asked to write a spooky story about Halloween.

 

When finished, students performed their stories by using props and scary sound effects.

 

CES fourth-grader Aleecia Knezevic reads her spooky story.

CMS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

Red Ribbon Week

CMS hosts after-school study session

 

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

 

Thirty students attended.

 

Students stayed after early release to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects and more.

 

CMS sixth-grade teacher Jan Speer works with Jason Jeffries during the after-school study session on Friday, Oct. 27.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are eighth-grader Myricle Gholston and seventh-grader Weston Mattingly. Sixth-grader Aryanna Britton isn’t pictured.

CHS volleyball team takes on Marion County in district tournament

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team took on Marion County recently in the 20th district volleyball tournament.

 

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

 

CHS seniors Vonnea Smith and Kayla Young were named to the all-tournament team.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith talks to her teammates.

CHS volleyball team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Marion County.

 

The match was the last of the regular season.

 

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

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith checks out of the match.

CMS football teams end season

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently ended its season with several post-season wins.

 

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the seventh-grade team defeated Edmonson County.

 

Final score was 41-14.

 

Eighth-graders fought hard against Edmonson County, and eventually got the win.

 

Final score was 38-36 in double overtime.

 

CMS seventh-grader Deondre Weathers runs as an Edmonson County player attempts to tackle him.

CHS choir selling yard flags

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Choir Yard Flags

CHS senior football players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior football players were honored before their game on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

The players were honored for their hard work and dedication this season.

 

This year’s seniors include Devonte Cubit, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Ryan Jeffries, Austin Carter, Tyrion Taylor, Bryce Richardson and Ethan Lay.

 

CHS football senior players are honored. From left are Ryan Jeffries, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Bryce Richardson, Ethan Lay, head coach Dale Estes, Tyrion Taylor, Austin Cater and Devonte Cubit.

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.

CHS senior band members honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior band members were honored on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

This year’s seniors include Tiffany Kane, Austin Fitzgerald, Darius Wright and Chaz Babbs.

 

CHS Band Director Zach Shelton honors seniors, from left, Chaz Babbs, Austin Fitzgerald and Tiffany Kane. Darius Wright is absent from the photo.

CES to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Cystic Fibrosis

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students celebrated Red Ribbon Week this 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 was Oct. 23-27.

 

Events included special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students and teachers wear superhero clothing, because superheroes don’t do drugs.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students celebrated Red Ribbon Week last 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 was Oct. 23-27.

 

Events included special dress up days and other activities.

 

CMS students dress in their team apparel on Team Up Against Drugs Day.

CES students honor CHS cross country runners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School cross country runners.

 

At the CES assembly on Friday, Oct. 27, the CHS cross country runners were introduced and honored for a successful season.

 

CHS cross country runners high-five CES students.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The fee to attend is $35.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CES students selling pizza to raise money for arts programs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

This year’s goal is to raise $1,300.

 

Little Casears

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are second-grader Brenden Chastain and kindergartener Michael Priddy. Second row, kindergartener Victrin Ramsey, second-grader Hunter Bates, first-grader Aliyah Litsey, kindergartener Linnly Adams, first-grader Ayden Andrew, kindergartener Hayden Goff, first-grader LeeAnna Garvin and fourth-grader Madison Philpott. Third row, second-grader Luke Mardis, third-grader Zaemar Hoskins, second-grader Rizzo McKenzie, kindergartener Nicholas Wilson and fourth-grader Braydn Spurling. Back, fifth-grader Carmen Gurley, third-grader Jaron Johnson, fifth-graders Destiny Bradley and Jacob Graham, third-graders River McFarland and Tye Rhodes and first-grader Braxton Rhodes.

CES, CMS to host book fairs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Book Fair

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are first-grader Kasen Smith, fourth-grader Raegan Hayes, kindergartener Alex Wilson, second-grader Chase Gabbert and fifth-grader Morgan Spears. Absent from the photo is third-grader Camron Bryant.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sophomore Gracyne Hash, junior Christina Phipps and freshman Tristin Faulkner. Absent from the photo is senior Austin Cox.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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 Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students team up against drugs by wearing school colors.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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 Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CMS students dress as superheroes for Real Heroes Don’t Do Drugs Day.

CES students learn action words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun while learning about action words.

 

In Luci Shofner’s first-grade class, students are studying verbs, which are words that describe action.

 

To help them learn about verbs, Shofner’s students had fun with an activity.

 

CES first-grader Stella Newcomb glues her verb flower together.

CIS Marching Ensemble advances to state semi-finals competition

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble has advanced to state semi-finals competition.

 

The band participated in Class A regional competition on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Madison Southern High School.

 

CHS finished in fifth place, with the Top 8 bands advancing to state semi-finals competition.

 

CHS sophomore Brandy Miller performs.

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 to host basketball league

 

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

 

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

 

Players will meet two times each week, one day for practice and on Sunday afternoons for games.

 

CIS Basketball League

CMS eighth-grader to play in football nationals

 

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

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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 Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students dress for the career they would like to have or the college they support, knowing that, if they are drug free, they can do and be anything they want.

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

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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 Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CMS students dress in camouflage for Be All You Can Be: Drug Free Day.

CES kindergarteners learn, have fun with Halloween games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning and having fun while playing Halloween games.

 

Students are practicing their math and painting skills at stations set up in their classroom.

 

CES kindergartener Macilynn Mann counts with plastic spiders.

CES fifth-graders mentor younger students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are mentoring some younger students at their school.

 

The students are reading to CES first-graders in Amanda Barnett’s class each Tuesday morning.

 

In front, CES fifth-grader Payton Releford reads to first-grader Kylei Thompson as fifth-grader Bryanna Fitzgerald reads to first-grader Tyler Bryant.

CIS superintendent speaks to Rotary Club

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently spoke to Campbellsville Rotary Club members about the great happenings at his school system.

 

Smith, who has worked at CIS since 2004, said he has been blessed to serve as a special education teacher, assistant principal, principal and now superintendent.

 

“Although I’m not home-grown, this is home,” he said.

 

Smith said he is excited to serve in his new role and is learning every day.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently spoke to Campbellsville Rotary Club members about the great happenings at his school system.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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 Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students dress in camouflage and green to not let drugs pollute their lives.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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 Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CMS students dress in tie-dye for Don’t Get Tied Down with Drugs Day.

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

CHS volleyball team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team took on Russell County recently.

 

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

 

CHS senior Kiyah Barnett cheers after a point.

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

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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 Oct. 23-27.

 

CES students dress in red, white and blue for Drug Free America Day.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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 Oct. 23-27.

 

CMS students dress for United We Stand Against Drugs Day.

CHS soccer team defeats Monroe County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Monroe County.

 

CHS seniors Cody Davis, Jackson Hunt and Ethan Lay scored goals for the Eagles, as did sophomore David Silva.

 

Brennon Wheeler, a sophomore, got the shutout at the goal.

 

CHS senior Bryce Richardson kicks the ball.

CES preschool students learn about pumpkins

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about pumpkins.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are talking about where and how pumpkins grow.

 

Students were able to see the inside of a pumpkin when Spencer carved one in their classroom.

 

CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer carves her class’s pumpkin.

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 fourth-graders make Red Ribbon Week agamographs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are making agamographs for Red Ribbon Week.

 

In Kaye Agathen’s class, students are learning that agamographs are a series of images that change at different angles.

 

Agamographs are named after Israeli sculptor Yaacov Agam, who is known for his optical and kinetic art.

 

CES fourth-grader Jaden Barbee colors her agamograph.

CHS to host FAFSA signup days

 

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

 

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

 

FAFSA

CES third-graders learn multiplication tables

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning their multiplication tables.

 

In Keri Richard’s class, students are first learning the 0, 1 and 2 multiplication tables.

 

Students are completing worksheets for practice, and then working with Richard individually.

 

CES third-graders Camren Skaggs, at left, and Rajon Taylor sit together as they work on their multiplication math worksheets.

CIS students cast in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ production

 

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

 

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

 

Wizard of Oz Junior

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Sydney Jeong recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Monday, Oct. 23, Jeong has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Sydney Jeong

CES students honor Eagle Band members

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored the members of the CIS Marching Ensemble.

 

The Eagle Band will compete in KMEA regional competition on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Madison Southern High School in Berea.

 

The band has won first place in its class at each competition this season.

 

CHS band members perform for CES students.

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.

CES students honor cancer survivors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored several Eagle family members who are battling cancer.

 

At the school’s assembly on Friday, Oct. 20, several Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees were honored.

 

CES students honor Eagle family members who are cancer survivors.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

From left, front, are first-grader John Hagan Newton, second-grader Anna Keith, fifth-grader Taylan Hunt and fourth-grader Maylee Wilds. Second row, kindergartners Tabitha Leggett, Jaxon Williams, Jacob Sandidge and Tylee Britton, first-graders Demarcus Noyola and Bentley Shively and third-grader Stephen Green. Third row, second-graders Nadia Taylor and Izzy Brunelle, third-grader Ava Ellis, first-grader Aniyah Adams, fourth-grader Savannah Wethington, third-grader Cayton Lawhorn and fourth-grader Shaiden Calhoun. Back, fifth-graders Mackenzie Negron, Kate Billeter and Lilyan Murphy, fourth-grader Ryder Murphy, third-grader Evan Lockridge, fourth-grader Christian Hart and third-grader Yazlyn Sutton. Absent from the photo are first-grader Justice Nelson and second-grader Lainey Price.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 16.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Jaxson Hunt, fifth-grader Thomas Tungate, third-grader Gavin Martin and second-grader Brendan Martin. Second row, third-grader Alexia Howard, first-grader Justin Walls, kindergartener Jacob Sandidge and first-graders Madison Haywood, Ava Bennett-Marr and Brea Miller. Back, fifth-grader Chris Cox, fourth-graders Cameron Taylor and Trinity McFarland, third-grader Emerson Gowin, fifth-graders Averi Perkins and Zeke Harris and second-grader Romeo Goins. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Scarlet Huber and Dawson Morton.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 16.

 

From left are third-grader Evan Lockridge, fourth-grader Jalen Embry, kindergartener Kennon Dotson, first-grader Mason Edwards, second-grader Jacob Golden and fifth-grader Deanna Reardon.

CIS employees learn about proposed retirement changes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees recently learned about the proposed changes in the state retirement system.

 

State Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, came to the Campbellsville Elementary School campus to talk to the employees.

 

Wise explained the proposal, released this week, and asked for feedback about it.

 

State Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, talks to CIS employees about the proposed changes in the state retirement system.

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.

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

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and have continued for several weeks.

 

Each week, students study all about a specific color and then dress in that color each Thursday.

 

CES kindergarteners in Leanna Cundiff’s class wear white and gray for Color Week.

CHS hosts after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

CHS special education teacher Anthony Epps, helps, sophomores Ketayah Taylor, at left, and Siera Owens with their homework.

CMS eighth-grade basketball team advances in CKMSAC tournament

 

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

 

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

CHS hosts FAFSA Day

 

Campbellsville High School hosted a FAFSA signup day recently to help seniors and their parents complete the financial aid applications.

 

The FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is required for students who are applying to college and want to qualify for financial aid.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority representative Audrey Price helps CHS senior Justin Humphress complete his FAFSA with his mother Deanna.

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.

CMS names Leaders of the Month

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Month for the month of October.

 

From left, front, are eighth-grader Dakota Harris, seventh-grader Sean Mings, sixth-grader Jayla Penn, eighth-grader Sarah Adkins and sixth-grader Hunter Falls. Back, seventh-grader McCayla Falls, eighth-grader Brae Washington, seventh-grader Connor Byrd and eighth-grader Brandon Pittman. Not pictured are sixth-graders Diego Noyola and Chloe Mitchell and seventh-grader Briana Davis.

CHS students save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students and teachers recently saved lives.

 

CHS National Honor Society hosted its second blood drive of the school year on Friday, Oct. 20.

 

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

 

CHS junior Brody Weeks, at right, reacts as a needle goes into his arm as he gives blood for the first time. At left is junior Tristan Hovious.

CMS science students study atomic models

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently used candy to help them learn about the various atomic models.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science classes, students are learning about the Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr and electron cloud models.

 

As a laboratory exercise for the unit, students were given five types of candies, including a Tootsie Roll pop, a Gobstopper, a Ferrero Rocher chocolate, a piece of hard candy and some chocolate chip cookies.

 

CMS science teacher Amy Knifley helps eighth-graders Grant Lawson, at left, and Seth Hash compare their candies to the atomic models.

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.

CMS Beta Club selling key fobs

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Key Fobs

CHS Beta members win awards

 

Campbellsville High School Beta Club members brought home several awards on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the annual Central Kentucky Beta Invitational.

 

Campbellsville University hosted the invitational, which features competitions in talent, service, math, English, social studies, science, agriculture, speech, poetry, Spanish, advertising design, art and more.

 

CHS students competing in the Central Kentucky Beta Invitational are, from left, front, sponsor Lauren Bennett, sophomores Sydney Wilson and Kaleigh Hunt, seniors Caitlin Bright, Kayla Young and Missy Vanorder, junior Jeremiah Jackson and sponsor Lindsay Williams. Second row, sponsor Ashley Penick, sophomores Haley Morris, Zoe McAninch and Gavin Johnson, junior Elizabeth Sullivan and seniors Sara Farmer, Madison Dial and Darius Wright. Third row, senior Christian Berry, juniors Jackson Hinton and Ryan Kearney and seniors Alex Doss and Ryan Wiedewitsch. Back, juniors Brandon Greer, Tristan Johnson, Myles Murrell and Davon Cecil, senior Connor Wilson, junior Treyce Mattingly and senior Chanson Atkinson.

CES students use cereal to learn math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are using cereal to practice their math skills.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s class, students are learning how to respond to short answer math prompts.

 

During a recent lesson, students were asked to answer a question about a boy having 112 candy pieces and sharing them equally with three friends.

 

CES fourth-grader Aliyah Burton counts using pieces of cereal.

Donations needed for CMS outdoor classroom project

 

Campbellsville Middle School BETA students and Community Service Action team members have begun a community service project at their school.

 

To help them complete their project, the students are soliciting donations.

 

The students are working hard to beautify an outdoor classroom at the CMS campus.

 

CMS

CES choir prepares for fall concert

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir is preparing for its fall concert.

 

Under the direction of music teacher Jessica Floyd, students are learning songs by many popular artists.

 

CES third-grader Lily Coots sings.

CES students have fun with math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are having fun learning about math.

 

Students in Miriah Cox’s class recently began rotating to various math stations.

 

CES first-grader Dyra Welch finds numbers that add together to make 10.

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 second-graders learn sight words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are working hard to learn new words.

 

In Lynne Horn’s class, students recently received a new list of sight words.

 

Before learning the words, students took a pre-test on them.

 

CES second-grader Mylee Bell smiles as she spells a word on her pre-test.

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti cups

 

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

 

The cups are 30 ounces and cost $20 each.

 

CMS Girls' Basketball Yeti Cups

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 16.

 

From left are freshman Carly Adams, senior Shailyn Fields, junior Ian McAninch and sophomore Braydon Phillips.

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

CES students read ‘Bunnicula’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students are reading the book “Bunnicula.”

 

In their reading group with art teacher Adrienne Hash, students are reading and analyzing the book, which was written by Deborah and James Howe.

 

The book is about a vampire rabbit named Bunnicula who sucks the juice out of vegetables.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash listens as second-grader Addelyn Dooley reads.

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

CES students learn about fall

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about fall.

 

Students are discussing fall traditions, one of which is eating candy corn.

 

CES kindergartener Bentley Wilhoite glues construction paper on his candy corn.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES preschool students make peacocks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about the letter P.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are learning words that begin with the letter P, along with how to write the letter.

 

One of the words students learned is “peacock.”

 

CES preschool students Lylah Davis helps Gannon Scott with his peacock.

CIS Marching Ensemble wins first place

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy on Saturday, Oct. 14.

 

The band competed at Tates Creek High School in Lexington.

 

In preliminary competition, the band defeated Nicholas County to take home first place in Class A and qualify to compete in the finals competition.

 

CHS freshman Nick Drew performs.

CMS softball tryouts set for Jan. 9, 12

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball tryouts have been scheduled for January.

 

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

 

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

CES parents encouraged to register for new pickup system

 

Campbellsville Elementary School has begun using its new parent pickup system, and parents are asked to be sure they register to use it.

 

CES is using the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

The program is an application that can be downloaded onto a smartphone. The app is compatible with Windows, iOS and Android phones.

 

 

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CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 16.

 

From left are sixth-grader Ashton Davis and Connor Byrd. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Abby Brisko.

CHS seniors preparing for graduation

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Mark Johnson received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

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

 

Johnson, who is president and CEO of Citizens Bank and Trust Co., received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Citizens Bank and Trust Co. President and CEO Mark Johnson with the community Change Award.

CIS facilities manager receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Facilities Manager Keith McMahan received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

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

 

McMahan, who will retire in June, received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CIS Facilities Manager Keith McMahan with the certified Change Award.

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.

 

 

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CES teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School physical education teacher Lynn Kearney received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

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

 

Kearney, who recently retired, received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES teacher Lynn Kearney, who recently retired, with the certified Change Award.

CMS students begin community service project

 

Campbellsville Middle School BETA students and Community Service Action team members have begun a community service project at their school.

 

On Saturday, Oct. 14, students worked as a team to beautify an outdoor classroom at the CMS campus.

 

Students picked up trash, pulled weeds, removed landscaping and made a plan for how they will design and decorate their outdoor space.

 

Campbellsville Middle School BETA students and Community Service Action team members have begun a community service project at their school. Students participating are, from left, sixth-graders Margaret Johnson and Jayla Penn, seventh-grader Whitney Frashure, sixth-grader Ava Hughes, teacher Andrea Gribbins, seventh-grader Haylee Allen and sixth-grader Daniel Caton.

CMS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently announced its academic achievers for October.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic achievers for October were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16. Pictured with CMS Principal Zach Lewis, they are, from left, seventh-grader MaCayla Falls, eighth-grader Tayler Thompson, seventh-grader Connor Byrd and sixth-graders Lillee Byrne and Zachary Akin. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Tezon Mitchell.

CES honors EMS personnel

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored some community heroes.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel Steve Marrs, Adam England and Jackie Fair were honored at the school’s assembly on Friday, Oct. 13.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel, from left, Jackie Fair, Steve Marrs and Adam England greet and high-five CES students.

CES students honor CHS volleyball players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School volleyball players.

 

The CHS players were guests at the CES assembly on Friday, Oct. 13.

 

The team is competing in the 20th district tournament, taking on Marion County on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

CHS volleyball players high-five CES students at their assembly on Friday, Oct. 13.

CMS students learn about cells

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning all about cells.

 

In Amy Knifley’s science classes, students are learning about cell structure and function.

 

CMS seventh-graders Whitney Frashure, at left, and Haylee Allen review their notes together as they study.

CHS football team crushes Bethlehem

 

Campbellsville High School football team crushed Bethlehem on Friday, Oct. 13.

 

Final score was 50-14.

 

CHS junior Daesean Vancleave gets the ball from freshman quarterback Arren Hash.

CMS music students learn to play the ukulele

 

Campbellsville Middle School music students are learning to play the ukulele.

 

In Jessica Floyd’s music class, students are playing chords, and will eventually play songs.

 

CMS eighth-grader Star Reed plays a chord.

CMS art students make koinobori

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are making koinobori wind socks to celebrate a Japanese holiday.

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Jayla Penn staples her koinobori together.

CHS art students make 3D letters

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently made 3D letters out of cardboard.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students recently studied differences between two- and three-dimensional objects.

 

Students learned that 2D objects have width and length, but 3D objects also have depth.

 

CHS sophomores Shallan Philpott, at left, and Jewell Cox work together on their letter.

CHS bowling team raffling gas cards

 

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

 

Team members are raffling two $50 gas cards.

CHS students submit FAFSAs

 

Campbellsville High School hosted a FAFSA signup day recently to help seniors and their parents complete the financial aid applications.

 

The FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is required for students who are applying to college and want to qualify for financial aid.

 

Admissions counselors from local colleges and universities, along with Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Audrey Price, visited CHS to help students submit their applications.

 

CHS senior Connor Wilson completes his FAFSA, with help from Charity Ferguson, director of admissions at Lindsey Wilson College.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class wear orange for Color Week.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 9.

 

From left are kindergartener Xander Britton, third-grader Jayden Moore, second-grader Aiden Forrest, fifth-grader Taylan Hunt and fourth-grader Alicia Spaulding. Absent from the photo is first-grader Kira Dotson.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 9.

 

From left, front, are third-graders Keely Rakes and Braelyn Taylor and second-graders Addysen England and Mylee Bell. Second row, kindergartener Chanler Mann, second-graders Owen Skaggs and Justice Albrecht, fourth-grader Aliyah Burton and first-graders Justice Nelson and Jyra Welch. Third row, third-grader Angelina Babbs, fifth-graders Mason Fisher and Miley Hash, third-graders Alex Wilson and Ajada Smith and fifth-graders Kaleb Miller and KeKe Miller. Back, fourth-grader Ethan Garrison and fifth-grader Destiny Lane. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Payton Caldwell and first-grader Kylei Thompson.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 9.

 

From left are sophomore Shelby Hunt and freshman Jake Dicken. Absent from the photo are junior Tatem Wiseman and senior Ethan Lay.

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.

CIS students wear pink to support cancer survivors

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ hallways were covered in pink on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

Students and teachers hosted a pink out to raise awareness and money for cancer research.

 

Those dressing in pink donated money to the cause. As a district, about $250 was raised.

 

CHS volleyball players honored cancer survivors at their game on Thursday, Oct. 12.

CMS girls’ basketball eighth-grade players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball eighth-grade players were honored recently for their hard work and dedication to their team.

 

The eighth-graders were recognized in a special ceremony at their last regular season home game on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

This year’s eighth-graders include Kaylyn Smith, Rylee Petett, Lainey Watson, Olivia Fields, Tayler Thompson, Bri Gowdy and Brae Washington.

 

CMS girls’ basketball eighth-grade players are honored. From left are assistant coach LeeAnn Grider, Kaylyn Smith, Tayler Thompson, Brae Washington, head coach Tiarra Cecil, Bri Gowdy, assistant coach Kathy England, Lainey Watson, Rylee Petett and Olivia Fields.

CHS senior volleyball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior volleyball players were honored recently for their hard work and dedication to their team.

 

The seniors were recognized in a special ceremony at their last regular season home game on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

This year’s seniors include Madison Dial, Caitlin Bright, Kayla Young, Nena Barnett, Kiyah Barnett, Amanda Miles and Vonnea Smith.

 

CHS senior volleyball players are honored. From left are Kiyah Barnett, head coach Elisha Rhodes, Caitlin Bright, Madison Dial, Vonnea Smith, assistant coach Shajuana Ditto, Amanda Miles, Kayla Young and Nena Barnett.

CHS cross country team competes in Heartland Conference meet

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team competed in the Heartland Conference meet on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

Several runners brought home medals and set new personal records.

 

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CHS senior soccer players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior soccer players were recently honored for their dedication to their team.

 

This year’s team features seven senior players, including Jackson Hunt, Cody Davis, Cass Kidwell, Bryce Richardson, Christian Berry, Logan Cole and Ethan Lay.

 

CHS soccer players had a record-setting season this year.

 

This year’s CHS senior soccer players were recently honored. They are, from left, front, Jackson Hunt, Cody Davis and Cass Kidwell. Back, head coach Bradley Harris, Bryce Richardson, Christian Berry, Logan Cole, Ethan Lay and assistant coaches Malique Spaulding and Matt Schmuck.

CES to begin new parent pickup system on Oct. 16

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will begin a new parent pickup system on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

The new system was set to begin on Monday, Oct. 9, but administrators are encouraging parents to become familiar with the program this week so it can begin next Monday.

 

CES will use the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

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CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 9.

 

From left are eighth-grader Tayler Thompson and sixth-grader Hannah Singleton. Seventh-grader Davanna Reardon isn’t pictured.

CES students learn about proper handwashing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned the proper way to wash their hands.

 

Danny Ashlock, a representative from the Anthem insurance company, came to CES to talk to students about germs.

 

Ashlock talked to students about good and bad germs and how bad germs are spread.

 

CES first-graders, from left, Dyra Welch, Justice Nelson, Briley Sapp and Laurna McKenzie aren’t quite sure about the “germs” that have been placed on their hands.

CMS science students practice graphing

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently practiced graphing.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students are learning about dependent and independent variables.

 

As a group project, students were given a scientific scenario, complete with experimental data.

 

CMS eighth-graders Xierra Underwood, at left, and Kitana Taylor create their graph.

CES students learn about free form shapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about free form shapes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned that free form shapes are formed in nature, from animals and plants.

 

To practice making their own free form shapes, students made free form flip art.

 

CES second-grader Sidney Sallee cuts out her free form shapes.

CES students honor CHS golf players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored the Campbellsville High School golf teams.

 

At a recent assembly, CES students recognized and cheered for the golf players.

 

The boys’ team includes seniors Connor Wilson and Alex Doss, juniors Layton Hord, Myles Murrell and Casey Hardin, sophomore Patrick Walker and freshmen Kameron Smith and Colin Harris.

 

CHS girls’ golf player Abbie Dicken, a junior, was also recognized.

 

CHS golf players, from left, sophomore Patrick Walker, junior Casey Hardin and freshman Kameron Smith high-five CES students.

CHS students learn to make salsa

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make their own salsa.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, came to CHS recently to help students learn to cook nutritious foods.

 

Students in CHS teacher Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes learned about good food habits and how to make easy, but healthy, snacks at home.

 

CHS junior Payton Reynolds chops an onion.

CHS juniors learn about Native Americans

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about Native Americans.

 

English III students in Tyler Hardy’s class recently discussed Native American literature.

 

As a project for the unit, students chose tribes and researched them.

 

CHS juniors Keidlan Boils, at left, and John Netherland present their project on the Powhatan Indians to teacher Susan Dabney.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CHS students make ‘Frankenstein’ monsters

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made their own monsters.

 

Students in Lindsay Williams’s AP English literature and composition class are studying “Frankenstein” and making their own monsters.

 

As part of their studies, students are reading the book and creating their own monsters.

 

From left, CHS juniors Dakota Reardon, Glenn Lamer, Josh Dooley, Jackson Hinton and Tristan Johnson talk about their monster.

CES students undergo health screenings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently underwent their annual health screenings.

 

Before fall break, students were weighed, their height was recorded and they were asked to read an eye chart.

 

CES fifth-grader Deason Smith undergoes an eye exam with Mary Anne Rice, a registered nurse at Taylor Regional Hospital, as fifth-grader Gabriel Noyola waits his turn.

CES preschool students take nature walk

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently took a nature walk.

 

Students walked by a creek near the CES campus and looked at the leaves and trees. They also crossed a bridge.

 

The students spent time collecting interesting looking leaves to take back to their classrooms.

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton leads her students across a bridge during their nature walk.

CMS students have fun at fall break dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun at a dance to celebrate fall break.

 

CMS football team hosted the dance, with music provided by DJ Psycho.

 

About 75 students attended.

 

CMS students have fun dancing together.

CIS students see improvement in test scores, beat state averages

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are continuing to increase their state test scores, with many of those scores being the highest in the region.

 

In scores from standardized tests taken last school year, CIS students are seeing their hard work in the classroom come to fruition.

 

And, in many testing areas, CIS students are scoring well above state averages.

 

The largest jump in scores comes in math and reading scores at Campbellsville Elementary School, where last year’s third-grade students scored exponentially better than those around the state.

 

Out of the 13 surrounding school districts, which encompass 35 elementary schools, CES has the highest percentage of students scoring proficient or distinguished in math and reading.

 

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CES to use new parent pickup system

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will begin a new parent pickup system on Monday, Oct. 9.

 

CES will use the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

The program is a phone application that can be downloaded onto a smartphone. The app is compatible with Windows, iOS and Android phones.

 

The app will allow parents to notify CES of any pickup changes and to authorize other people to pick up a child from school.

 

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CHS boys’ golf team finishes ninth at state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the ninth best team in the state.

 

The team competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and Wednesday, Oct. 4.

 

After the first round on Tuesday, the CHS team finished in the Top 13 teams to advance to the second round. The CHS team scored a 319.

 

In the second round, the CHS team also scored a 319, to finish with 638 strokes.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss led his team, with a 148, which earned him 15th place.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the ninth best team in the state. The team competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and Wednesday, Oct. 4. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, junior Layton Hord, freshman Kameron Smith, junior Myles Murrell and seniors Connor Wilson and Alex Doss.

CHS juniors, seniors learn about college

 

Campbellsville High School juniors and seniors learned all about college on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

 

Students attended a college fair at Campbellsville University’s Powell Athletic Center.

 

Representatives from several colleges and universities in Kentucky came to talk to students.

 

CHS juniors, from left, Jeremiah Jackson, Salena Ritchie, Tatem Wiseman and Abbie Dicken learn about Western Kentucky University.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES Wings Express teachers looking for community partners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express teachers are searching for community partners to help students this school year.

 

Wings Express Director Doretha Sanders is searching for volunteers to share their talents with her students.

 

Sanders said she is searching for community partners to read with students, help with homework, play games and share their interests and hobbies with students.

 

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CIS Marching Ensemble wins first place

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy on Saturday, Sept. 30.

 

The band competed at Casey County High School in Liberty.

 

The CHS band won first place in Class A, defeating Paris by six points, and advanced to finals competition.

 

In the evening competition, CHS finished in fourth place, defeating Paris and Lincoln, Marion and Nelson counties.

 

CHS sophomore Conner Riley performs.

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.

 

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CES students draw with scissors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to draw with scissors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are learning about artist Henry Matisse, who is known for making art out of shapes.

 

After the lesson, students were given a piece of construction paper and asked to draw a picture on it.

 

CES third-grader Evelyn Stancill holds her finished drawing.

CES students get moving

 

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

 

In their PE class, students first do some warmup exercises and then play a game or sport.

 

Recently, students had fun rotating to several different stations.

 

CES third-grader Braygon Noegel hula hoops.

CES students selling pizza to raise money for musical performances

 

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

 

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

 

The fundraiser began on Thursday, March 16.

 

Orders are due Wednesday, March 29, with payment.

CES students practice making predictions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently used pumpkins to perform a science experiment.

 

In Marcia Sharp’s class, students are learning how to make scientific predictions.

 

To test their skills, students were given a small and medium pumpkin and asked to predict how much they weigh.

 

CES third-grader Aaron Ritchie measures the circumference of his pumpkin.

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.

 

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CES students learn bicycle safety

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to ride their bicycles safely.

 

Doug Beckhart, a bicycle safety educator with Kosair Children’s Hospital, came to CES to show fourth- and fifth-grade students the proper way to ride a bicycle.

 

Beckhart told students they should always wear a helmet while riding a bicycle, no matter if they don’t want to and how old they are.

 

CES fourth-grader Christian Hart obeys bicycle rules.

CES art students make ‘-ish’ drawings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own “-ish” drawings.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently listened to the book “-Ish” by Peter Reynolds.

 

In the book, main character Ramon loves to draw.

 

However, Ramon becomes upset when his brother doesn’t like one of his drawings. Ramon believes his drawings don’t look “right,” and eventually quits drawing.

 

CES second-grader Dax Gray colors his “-ish” drawings.

CES students tour post office

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently saw firsthand how mail is delivered.

 

CES second-graders recently took a tour of the Campbellsville Post Office.

 

Students saw how mail is sorted and learned about the many different types of items that can be mailed, from bees to baby chicks to other animals.

 

Campbellsville Post Office employee Scott Darst talks to CES second-graders about how drivers deliver mail, as Chase Gabbert sits in the driver’s seat.

CES students have fun in music class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their music class.

 

Students are learning about strong and weak beats, in addition to different time signatures.

 

CES first-grader Phoebe Ritchie keeps a beat. In back is Marlee Dickens.

CES students learn about colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are having fun learning about colors.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, kindergarteners are discussing colors.

 

Cox asked students to describe where they see colors, how colors are made and their favorite colors.

 

CES kindergartener Alinna Bray holds her green paper.

CMS students have fun at pep rally

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun at a pep rally.

 

CMS hosted the pep rally to cheer for the girls’ basketball team, which is having a great season.

 

All of the players were recognized, and their classmates cheered for them.

 

CMS girls’ basketball players have fun together.

CES students honor CHS football players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School football players at an assembly.

 

CES students recognized all of the players and cheered for them to do well this season.

 

CHS junior Ceondre Barnett smiles for a photo with CES second-graders Aliy Dunn, at left, and Drelynn Hollins.

CES fifth-graders learn about United States regions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders were recently teachers for a day.

 

In Lisa Kearney’s social studies class, students are learning about the five regions in the United States, including the west, midwest, northeast, southeast and southwest.

 

Students were divided into groups and researched a region.

 

CES fifth-grade teacher Lisa Kearney talks to her students, from left, Ian Creason, Zeke Harris and Kenya Bridgewater.

CES preschool students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about careers.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students have been discussing different careers and what a person wears when they are working in that career.

 

Students learned about the different types of hats firefighters, postal workers, bakers, nurses, construction workers and other workers wear.

 

CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer asks her students under which hat they believe the mouse has chosen to hide.

CHS cross country team wins

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently competed in the Taylor County All Comers meet and brought home several awards.

 

In the CHS boys’ varsity race, junior Ian McAninch finished in third place, in 21:39.

 

CHS freshman Jonathan Sparks finished in sixth place, at 23:17.

 

CHS junior Ian McAninch races.

CHS volleyball team takes on Thomas Nelson

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Thomas Nelson.

 

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

 

Final score was 0-2.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith hits the ball over the net.

CHS soccer team defeats Casey, Grayson and Clinton counties

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Casey, Grayson and Clinton counties.

 

CHS freshman Clark Kidwell battles for the ball.

CHS volleyball team defeats Adair, Barren, Hart and Cumberland counties

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently defeated Adair, Barren, Hart and Cumberland counties.

 

CHS freshman Zoie Sidebottom hits the ball.

CES to host registration event

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball team defeats Burgin, Russell and Green

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Burgin and Russell and Green counties.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith plays defense.

CHS volleyball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

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

 

Final scores of the varsity games were 6-25, 12-25 and 8-25.

 

CHS freshman Laci Hodgens hits the ball.

CMS girls’ basketball team defeats Metcalfe, Adair and Green counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Metcalfe, Adair and Green counties.

 

CMS eighth-grader Lainey Watson drives the ball as classmate Tayler Thompson plays defense.

CHS boys’ golf team defeats LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team recently defeated LaRue County.

 

This year’s regular golf season has ended, and the CHS team has one again advanced to the state tournament.

 

CHS finished as runner-up in region competition, to move forward to state.

 

This year’s Kentucky High School Athletic Association state competition will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Bowling Green Country Club.

 

CHS freshman Colin Harris hits the ball.

CHS volleyball team defeats Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently defeated Metcalfe County.

 

CHS won the varsity match in two games, by scores of 25-20 and 25-10.

 

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

 

CHS junior Salena Ritchie celebrates a point.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently took on Casey County.

 

In the sixth-grade match up, CMS lost by a score of 0-35.

 

Seventh-graders fought hard, but also lost their game by a score of 25-31.

 

And the CMS eighth-grade squad battled to the buzzer, but couldn’t get the win. Final score was 33-36.

 

CMS seventh-grader Dakota Slone tries to block a pass.

CMS football players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently honored its eighth-grade players for their dedication and hard work this season.

 

This year’s eighth-graders include Brandon Pittman, Adin Hunt, Tuff Harper, Adrien Smith, Logan Phillips, Jadan Furman, Dakota Harris and Logan Rakes.

 

The late Cameron Smith, who was a CMS football player when he died in 2013, was also honored.

 

This year’s eighth-grade CMS football players were recently honored for their dedication and hard work this season. From left are eighth-graders Brandon Pittman, Adin Hunt, Tuff Harper, Adrien Smith, Logan Phillips, Jadan Furman, Dakota Harris and Logan Rakes. Back, assistant coaches Will Griffin and Bronson Gowdy, head coach Aaron Webb and assistant coaches Isaiah Perkins, Shumari Bridgewater, Tommy Allen and John Gholston.

CHS football team drops close game to Russell County

 

Campbellsville High School football team dropped a close game to Russell County on Friday, Sept. 29.

 

At halftime, CHS led the match up by a score of 6-0.

 

CHS took the lead at 20-6 in the third quarter, but allowed two touchdowns near the end of the fourth frame.

 

CHS freshman Arren Hash fakes a pass to sophomore Braden Paige.

CMS football team defeats Hart, Adair counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently defeated Hart County.

 

Final score was 22-14.

 

CMS also recently traveled to Adair County and brought home a win.

 

Final score was 32-22.

 

CMS seventh-grader Deondre Weathers runs the ball.

CHS students use gummy bears to study government

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about different types of governments – with gummy bears.

 

In Susan Dabney’s AP U.S. government class, students are learning the many different types of government, including republic, fascism, oligarchy, direct democracy, indirect democracy, autocracy, theocracy and communism.

 

As a project, Dabney recently asked her students to define and demonstrate one of the types of government.

 

CHS sophomores Jakyia Mitchell, at left, and Kaleigh Hunt build their gummy bear government model.

CHS art students learn about color values

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about color values in their art class.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s class learned that color values are shades and tints of colors.

 

Color values can be created by adding other colors to a base color.

 

CHS freshman Anna Clara Moura mixes a shade of purple.

CES students study the continents

 

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

 

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

 

Students were given a diagram of the world, cut into four worksheets.

 

CES third-grader Codey Parks cuts out his continents to glue on construction paper.

CES students learn about absolute location

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about absolute location.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are studying the differences between relative and absolute locations.

 

Students have studied the planet they live on, in addition to the continent, country, state, city and street address.

 

CES third-grader Donnaven Phillips writes his absolute location on his diagram.

CES students learn about the arts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students recently learned all about musical theater, percussion, quilting, jewelry making and more during Arts Day.

 

Coreena King, a Campbellsville University education student, hosted the day.

 

King is a student teacher for CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick.

 

CES fourth-graders talk to the Almeida Duo, made up of Saulo DeAlmeida, at left, and Denis Almeida Santos.

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 student cast in CU play

 

Campbellsville High School junior Jeremiah Jackson has been cast in an upcoming theater production at Campbellsville University.

 

Jackson has been cast to play a gangster in the production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.”

 

Jackson, who attended the Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer, previously performed in the CU production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

 

CHS junior Jeremiah Jackson, who attended the Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer, has been cast in the upcoming Campbellsville University production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.” He is pictured performing in the CU production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

CES students make edible cells

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning all about cells in their science class.

 

In Donna White’s class, students are learning the parts of a cell and how each functions.

 

For an extra credit project after the unit, students could make an edible cell.

 

CMS fifth-grade science students hold their edible cells. From left, front, are fifth-graders Kylee Sowders, Ta’Zaria Owens, Mackenzie Negron, Taylan Hunt, Kate Billeter and Dakota Broyles. Back, Dezarae Washington, Destiny Lane, Zeke Harris, Averi Perkins, Piper Maggard and Riley Newton.

CMS students talk about bullying

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are talking about bullying and why it’s important to be kind to everyone.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch recently met with students to talk about what bullying is and why it isn’t tolerated at CMS.

 

Students discussed the school’s policy on bullying, which says it won’t be tolerated at school and outlines the consequences should it happen.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch talks to students about what bullying is and why it isn’t tolerated at CMS.

CES students make mini-books

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are working hard to identify the main ideas in the books they read.

 

In Ann Michael Tucker’s class, students recently practiced identifying main ideas by creating their own mini-books.

 

Tucker let her students choose which books they wanted to create, selecting from topics such as Jupiter, tree roots, tree bark, reading and the great white shark.

 

CES fifth-grade teacher Ann Michael Tucker talks to Austin Gabbert about his mini-book.

CMS students raise money for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently raised money for hurricane victims.

 

CMS Lighthouse Team members hosted a bake sale recently at their school.

 

Students sold cupcakes, brownies, cookies, drinks and many other treats.

 

CMS eighth-grader Rylee Petett sells baked goods to her classmates during the Lighthouse Team’s bake sale to raise money for hurricane victims.

CMS students collect items for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grade students recently collected items to donate to hurricane victims.

 

Sixth-graders hosted a collection drive at their school, soliciting food items, clothing and stuffed animals for children.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins and her students helped organized the drive.

 

CMS sixth-grade students recently collected items to donate to hurricane victims. CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins worked with Campbellsville University social work student Charlotte Fowler to collect the donations. From left are sixth-graders Jaylie Moore, Dawson Creason, Aryanna Britton and Ava Hughes, CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins, CU social work student Charlotte Fowler and sixth-graders Luke McDonald, Chloe Mitchell, Chloe Thompson, Arisha Francis, Aaliyah Nunez and Nathan McFarland.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

Tammy Sexton reads to CES kindergarteners.

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

CHS band members selling mums

 

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

 

Mums are available in purple, yellow, orange, white and red, and cost $7 each.

 

The mums are in 6-inch pots.

 

Mums

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Sept. 25.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Courtney Gilbert and Brayden Perkins. Second row, second-grader Ben Parrott, kindergarteners Tatum Hoskins and Bentley Wilhoite and first-graders Josiah Edwards and Aubreigh Knifley. Third row, second-grader Londyn Smith, first-grader John Hagan Newton, second-grader Keiava Thompson, first-grader Vicky Li, third-grader Seamus Huber, fifth-grader Spencer Bates and third-grader Ava Taylor. Back, third-graders Carson Ford, Nora Harris and Keylan Strong, second-grader Dax Gray and fifth-graders Mackenzie Negron and Keeley Dicken. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader Cash Cowan.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Sept. 25.

 

From left are fifth-grader Harley Couch-Allen, fourth-grader Paige Ritchie, third-grader Trever Lasley, second-grader Zach Hak, first-grader Gracie Gebler and kindergartener Landry Brown.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Lisa Wiseman’s class wear pink for Color Week.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Caitlin Bright, freshman Taylor Knight and sophomore Patrick Walker. Absent from the photo is junior Lane Bottoms.

CES preschool students learn about the senses

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning about the five senses.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students are learning about taste, sight, touch, smell and hearing.

 

To learn about touch, Shelton’s students recently had fun touching shaving cream.

 

From left, CES preschool students Mason Conner, Layla Barbee and Kylie Thompson draw in their shaving cream.

CES students have fun in PE class

 

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

 

In Lynn Kearney’s classes, students first do some warmup exercises.

 

Afterward, students play a game or sport together.

 

CES kindergartener Brayden Taylor runs in place.

CES students learn number forms

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning place value by writing numbers in standard, word, expanded and base ten forms.

 

In Tracey Rinehart’s class, students are spending time working in pairs to write their numbers.

 

CES second-graders Addysen England, at left, and Summer Daniels practice writing numbers in expanded form.

CMS students visit bookmobile

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently visited the Taylor County Public Library bookmobile and checked out some good books to read.

 

Sarah Hampton, outreach librarian, brought the bookmobile to the CMS campus recently to let students take a look around.

 

From left, CMS sixth-graders Kehleigh Vaught, CheyAnn Edwards and Piper Ritchie choose books to check out.

CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

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

 

Forty students attended with their parents.

 

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

 

CMS teacher Robbilyn Speer talks with eighth-grader Jack Sabo.

CES students have fun while learning

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently spent some time having fun while learning.

 

At the CES library, students can spend time reading and playing games.

 

Recently, Amazon donated many boxes of toys to help students learn about science, technology, engineering and math.

 

CES fourth-graders Daniel Shively, at left, and Cohutta Giles build together.

CMS band students take tests

 

Campbellsville Middle School beginning band students recently took tests to see how well they are playing their instruments.

 

At the beginning of the school year, students chose an instrument to learn to play.

 

Music teacher Zach Shelton taught the students to play notes on their instruments, and they soon learned to play songs.

 

CES seventh-grader Isaiah Caffee plays trombone.

CES students make purple people eaters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own purple people eaters.

 

Kindergarteners are studying colors each week.

 

During the unit on purple, students studied objects that are always purple and enjoyed snacks that are purple.

 

And, as an activity, students made their own purple people eaters.

 

CES kindergarten assistant Brittany Johnson adds glitter to Cash Davis’s purple people eater.

CHS seniors submit college applications

 

Campbellsville High School seniors are working hard to continue their education after high school.

 

CHS recently hosted College Application Day, with admissions counselors from local colleges and universities visiting to help students submit their applications.

 

During the event, many students received vouchers to waive the fees to submit their applications.

 

Heather Reynolds, admissions advisor at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, at left, and CHS College and Career Readiness Counselor Dee Doss help senior Justin Humphress with a question about applying to attend college.

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

Campbellsville High School students have joined the Eagle News Team, and are hosting shows on three local radio stations this school year.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch and senior Austin Fitzgerald are on the air each Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. with Rob Collins on Q-104.     CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch and senior Austin Fitzgerald are on the air each Tuesday morning at about 7:20 a.m. with Bill Sanders on K-Country.     CHS sophomore Gracyne Hash, at left, freshman Chloe Garrett and sophomore Gavin Johnson, at right, are on the air each Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Jess McCandless on WLCU-FM, second from left.

CHS boys’ golf team is region runner-up, to compete at state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the runner-up in this year’s KHSAA fourth region tournament, which advances the team to the state tournament.

 

As a team, CHS shot a 306.

 

Layton Hord, a junior, finished as runner-up in the individual competition. He finished in 73 strokes.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the runner-up in this year’s KHSAA fourth region tournament, which advances the team to the state tournament. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, senior Alex Doss, freshman Kameron Smith, senior Connor Wilson and juniors Layton Hord and Myles Murrell.

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

CIS Marching Ensemble wins first place

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy this past weekend.

 

On Saturday, Sept. 23, the band competed at Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Louisville.

 

The CHS band won first place in Class A, along with the best color guard award.

 

CHS Assistant Band Director Brittany Johnson tunes woodwind players, from left, freshman Riley Rainwater, senior Tiffany Kane, freshman Emily Hayden, junior Ruby Hatfield, senior Austin Fitzgerald and junior Randy Harris.

CHS upperclassmen order class rings

 

Campbellsville High School juniors and seniors ordered class rings last week.

 

Balfour representatives came to CHS in the past few weeks to talk to upperclassmen about ring options, colors and designs.

 

On Friday, Sept. 22, CHS students submitted their ring orders.

 

CHS junior Brandon Tucker, at right, tries on a class ring as classmate Lathan Vincent waits his turn.

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

CIS hosts Eagle Family Night

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools hosted its annual Eagle Family Night on Friday, Sept. 22, for students and parents to have fun together.

 

More than 1,000 people attended.

 

Activities included games for those of all ages, including temporary tattoos, football throw, basketball shoot, ring toss, inflatables, cupcake walk and more.

 

From left, CES kindergartener Fallyn Smith and second-graders Maddie Brunelle and Izzy Brunelle slide.

CIS students, staff members show their spirit

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and staff members showed their spirit during a districtwide pep rally on Friday, Sept. 22, to celebrate homecoming.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students traveled to the Campbellsville middle and high school campus for the event.

 

At the pep rally, students participated in spirit games and cheers and students were recognized for participating in fall sports and activities.

 

CES first-grader Aubreigh Knifley cheers for the Eagles.

CIS students, staff members participate in homecoming parade

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and staff members celebrated football homecoming with a parade on Friday, Sept. 22, during the school day.

 

The parade began at the Campbellsville High School campus and traveled to the Campbellsville Elementary School campus, and traveled around the Durham Track and Field Complex.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students and staff members rode in vehicles and waved to the crowd.

 

Kay Cox is the grand marshal for the parade.

CHS football team defeats Fort Knox

 

Campbellsville High School football team defeated Fort Knox on Friday, Sept. 22, to end this year’s homecoming week.

 

Final score was 49-8.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit runs the ball.

CHS seniors named homecoming king, queen

 

Campbellsville High Schools seniors Kayla Young and Devonte Cubit were named homecoming king and queen on Friday, Sept. 22, during a special ceremony.

 

CHS juniors Reagan Knight and Charlie Pettigrew were named prince and princess.

 

This year’s CHS homecoming king and queen are seniors Devonte Cubit and Kayla Young.

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There was a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students competed to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

CHS students dress for Purple and Gold Day.

CMS Beta Club selling sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Beta Club Sweatshirts

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There was a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students competed to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

CHS students dress for Color Wars Day.

CHS AP government students celebrate Constitution Day

 

Campbellsville High School AP government students celebrated Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 18, with a party.

 

Constitution Day is an American federal observance recognizing the adoption of the United States Constitution. It is observed each year on Sept. 17, for the day in 1787 that delegates signed the Constitution.

 

Students in Susan Dabney’s class are learning about the Constitution and different types of federalism, which is the division of power between federal and state governments.

 

CES sophomores Sydney Wilson, at left, and Bailey Thompson enjoy their marble cake cupcakes at their Constitution Day party.

CES students practice lockdown procedures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently practiced their lockdown emergency procedures.

 

CES personnel administer several drills each month, including fire drills, earthquake drills, lockdown drills and more.

 

Recently, CES students practiced what they should do if their campus undergoes a lockdown.

 

CES fourth-grade teacher Kaye Agathen talks to her students about what they should do in a lockdown.

CES students search for hidden numbers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently searched for some hidden numbers.

 

Wiseman gave each student a picture of a gumball machine and asked students to color it with crayons.

 

CES kindergarteners Brayden Taylor, at left, and Tabitha Leggett count 10 gumballs to add to their gumball machines.

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There will be a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students will compete to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

CHS students dress for Blast Through the Past Day.

CES students plan for their futures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are preparing for their futures.

 

In Kimberly Clark’s class, students recently read a book about growing up and making a plan for what they will do when they get older.

 

Clark read the book “When I Grow Up” by Sean Covey.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Kimberly Clark reads the book “When I Grow Up” to her students.

CES students receive treats for collecting food, supplies for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received special treats for collecting food and supplies for hurricane victims in Texas.

 

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

 

CES fifth-graders wanted to collect supplies to send to those impacted by the flooding. And, the students challenged the other classes at CES to also collect supplies.

 

CES kindergartener Carter Ward eats his ice cream sandwich.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class wear brown for Color Week.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Leslie McKenzie, sophomore Nevaeh Underwood, freshman Clark Kidwell and senior Wyatt Houk.

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.

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There will be a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students will compete to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

CHS and staff members students dress for Through the Screen Day.     CHS and staff members students dress for Through the Screen Day.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Sept. 25.

 

From left are seventh-grader Sean Mings, eighth-grader Lainey Watson and sixth-grader Kayden Birdwell.

CES art students use shapes to make animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students are learning different shapes, and then making animals out of them.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, kindergarten students are learning all the different shapes and what objects represent them.

 

CES kindergartener Tabitha Leggett holds her shape animal.

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.

 

The students spent two days rehearsing and then performed for family members and friends on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Campbellsville University.

 

CMS students chosen to participate in the junior high choir include, from left, eighth-graders Cailet Clark, Hayley Wethington and Gabby Skaggs, seventh-grader Alysa Howard and eighth-grader Isabella Vannice.     CHS students participating in the high school chorus include, from left, seniors Austin Fitzgerald and Tiffany Kane, juniors Hayley Wethington, Wen-Hsuan “Annie” Lee, Jay Tucker and Jeremiah Jackson, senior Darius Wright, sophomore Zaria Cowan and senior Jay Cox. Absent from the photo are seniors Vivian Brown and Haley Fitch.

CHS soccer team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Clinton County.

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

CHS senior Logan Cole scored a goal, as did junior Daniel Johnson and sophomore David Silva.

 

CHS senior Cass Kidwell battles for the ball.

CHS boys’ golf team is runner-up at Heartland Conference tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the runner-up in this year’s Heartland Conference tournament.

 

This is the third year in a row that the team has finished the tournament in second place.

 

CHS competed against Adair, Green, Marion, Washington and Taylor counties.

 

CHS boys’ golf team finished this year’s Heartland Conference tournament as runners-up. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, junior Layton Hord, freshman Kameron Smith, seniors Alex Doss and Connor Wilson and junior Myles Murrell.

CHS soccer team takes on Hart, LaRue counties

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team took on Hart and LaRue counties recently.

 

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

 

CHS senior Logan Cole blocks a Hart County player.

CHS FCA group to host See You at the Pole

 

Campbellsville High School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes group will host its annual See You at the Pole event on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

 

Students, teachers, administrators, staff members and members of the Campbellsville/Taylor County community are invited to the CHS flagpole at 7:15 a.m.

 

The time will be used for those attending to come together to pray for schools, the community and the nation.

 

FCA

CES preschool students write their names

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning to write their names.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students spend time each day working on their writing skills.

 

Recently, students were given worksheets with their names on them and asked to trace the letters.

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton helps Layla Barbee write the letter “s.”

CHS prom tickets on sale

 

Campbellsville High School prom tickets are on sale now.

 

This year’s prom is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, at The Venue.

 

Tickets are $25 for an individual and $40 for a couple.

CES students write sentences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently practiced writing complete sentences.

 

Kindergarten students are learning how to write several words together to form sentences.

 

They are studying the space needed between words and the punctuation necessary to end a sentence.

 

CES kindergarteners Zyhaven Taylor, at left, and Victrin Ramsey cut out the words of their sentences.

CES Wings Express students complete homework, enjoy reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students are spending their afternoons completing homework, reading and having fun.

 

Each afternoon, students first complete their homework and then spend time writing sight words, reading to themselves and partners, playing games and more.

 

CES second-graders Owen Skaggs, at left, and Brody Sidebottom read together.

CES students practice counting, reciting the alphabet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are working hard to count and recite their alphabet.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, kindergarten students are having fun while learning.

 

Students rotate to various centers every day to practice counting and saying their alphabet.

 

CES kindergarteners Kalie Pilkington, at left, and Joshua Dickens count by using sticks and cardboard tubes.

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There will be a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students will compete to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

 

CHS students dress for Roll Out of Bed Day.     CHS students and teachers play the Makeup Game.

CIS marching ensemble brings home first-place trophy

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy this past weekend.

 

On Saturday, Sept. 16, the band competed at Madison Southern High School in Berea.

 

In preliminary competition, the CHS band won first place in its class and advanced to finals competition.

 

In finals competition, CHS finished in sixth place out of the 10 bands competing.

 

CHS freshman Nick Drew warms up with the color guard.

CHS seniors compete in DYW program

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Caitlin Bright and Kayla Young competed in the Taylor County Distinguished Young Women program on Saturday, Sept. 16.

 

Bright and Young competed against 11 other high school seniors in the scholastic, interview, talent, fitness and self-expression categories of competition.

 

CHS senior Kayla Young competes in the Taylor County DYW program.      CHS senior Caitlin Bright competes in the fitness portion of the Taylor County DYW program.

CHS football homecoming candidates announced

 

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

 

This year’s homecoming king and queen will be crowned on Friday, Sept. 22, in a special ceremony at halftime of the CHS vs. Fort Knox football game.

 

CHS football homecoming king and queen candidates are, from left, front, freshmen Carly Adams and Kenzi Forbis and sophomores Lauryn Agathen and Taylor Brewer. Second row, freshmen Saevon Buckner and John Orberson and sophomores Blake Allen and Taekwon McCoy. Third row, seniors Etiyah Thompson, Kayla Young and Caitlin Bright and juniors Samantha Mason and Reagan Knight. Back, seniors Sara Farmer, Adrian Cravens, Devonte Cubit, Austin Fitzgerald and Alex Doss and junior Myles Murrell. Absent from the photo is junior Charlie Pettigrew.

Sheriff’s deputy visits CHS senior

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES fifth-graders read to kindergarten students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade students recently read stories to kindergarteners.

 

The fifth-graders chose books to read to the younger students in their classrooms.

 

CES fifth-grader Daisy Wilkerson reads to kindergartener Rylee Karr.

CHS juniors to attend Boys State

 

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

 

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

 

Austin Fitzgerald     Bryce Richardson

CHS 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.

CES hosts Grandparent Day celebration

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted its annual Grandparent Day celebration.

 

Students spent time reading with their grandparents and shopping the school’s Book Fair.

 

They also had photos taken together.

 

CES fourth-grader Christian Hart shares a laugh with his grandmother.

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 cross country team competes in Green County

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team competed in the Green County Cow Days Cross Country Invite on Thursday, Sept. 14, and brought home several honors.

 

In the middle school race, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Chase Hord finished in fifth place overall, in 10:50, which is a new personal record.

 

Cross Country

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.

CMS students make pop art

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently made pop art.

 

Students have been studying artist Jim Dine in Jo Ann Harris’s class.

 

CMS seventh-grader Antaya Epps adds color to her heart.

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.

CMS art students study Georgia O’Keeffe

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s work and making their own flower drawings.

 

O’Keeffe is known for her large paintings of flowers, and CMS art teacher Jo Ann Harris asked students to draw their own.

 

CMS sixth-grader Allie Compton adds color to her flower.

CHS show choir presents ‘Back to the 90s’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS hosts after-school study session

 

Campbellsville High School hosted an after-school study session on Friday, Sept. 15.

 

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

 

CHS teacher Kevin Rafferty helps sophomores Cole Kidwell, at left, and Braden Paige with a math problem.

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.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Leanna Cundiff’s class wear purple for Color Week.

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.

CES students honor soccer players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored some special guests.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer players were recognized at the school’s assembly on Friday, Sept. 15.

 

The CHS soccer team recently won the All “A” fifth region championship, for the first time in school history.

 

The players were recognized during the assembly and given spirit bags.

 

From left, CHS seniors Christian Berry, Bryce Richardson and Logan Cole and their teammates high five CES students.

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 honors firefighters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored some community heroes.

 

Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Captain Keith Bricken and firefighters Alex Johnson and Daniel Lovett were honored at the school’s assembly on Friday, Sept. 15.

 

Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Captain Keith Bricken, center, and firefighters Daniel Lovett, at left, and Alex Johnson greet CES students.

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 named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at first of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which is to be proactive. 

 

From left, front, are fifth-grader Logan England, fourth-grader Gracie Pendleton, second-grader Zach Hak, first-graders Daven Davis and Kasen Smith and kindergarteners Addisyn Taylor and Adelyn Litsey and Tyrek Moore. Second row, kindergartener Alaina Bridgewater, fourth-grader Carson Mills, first-grader Elijah Williams, second-graders Ammarissa Nunez and Jackson Bates, first-grader Serenity Jones, kindergartener Lillian Merriweather, second-grader Summer Daniels and third-grader Natalia West. Back, fifth-graders Kaylyn Lawson, Jaclyn Jackson and Simon Wilkerson, fourth-grader Aleecia Knezevic, third-grader Evelyn Stancill, fourth-grader Devin Underwood, third-graders Ryan Tungate and Reece Swafford and fifth-graders Deanna Reardon and Kanan Bruce.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Amiiyah Nunez, Carter Ward and Daisy Rakes, third-grader David McFarland, fourth-grader Jaylen Clark, second-grader Hunter Clark and first-grader Kaiden Bradfield. Second row, first-graders Aleeya Spaulding and Jason Eggers, fifth-grader Ellie Wise, second-grader Sawyer Lange, kindergartener Xander Britton, second-grader Tina Jiang, third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite and kindergartener Trinidy Gribbins. Back, second-grader Allison Dean, third-grader Kallie Taylor, fourth-grader Caysen Tungate and fifth-graders Deason Smith, Carmen Gurley, Chase Gabehart and Payton Releford.

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 names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are first-grader Parker Newton, third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite, fifth-grader Mark Tungate and fourth-grader Katie Nunn. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Tatum Hoskins and second-grader Sidney Sallee.

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

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Sept. 18.

 

From left are eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith, seventh-grader Briana Davis and sixth-grader CheyAnn Edwards.

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.

CES students learn about bullying

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about bullying.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson recently taught students about the importance of recognizing bullying and then trying to stop it.

 

Orberson said bullying can include saying mean words, hitting another person, picking on someone younger and much more.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talks to first-grader Jayden Maupin about his page of the class’s bullying book.

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 comparing numbers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are practicing comparing numbers.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s math classes, students are studying place value and how to compare and order numbers.

 

Recently, Murrell’s students became human numbers to help study the concepts.

 

CES fourth-grade teacher Garnetta Murrell helps Westin Dudgeon, at left, Zarek Stone and their classmates determine which number is larger.

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.

CES students learn about compound words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning about compound words.

 

Farrah Hord, a writing interventionist, works with CES students each day to improve their writing skills.

 

CES writing interventionist Farrah Hord helps third-graders Tyler Brown, at left, and Kallie Taylor write compound words.

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.

CES students learn about being good listeners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned the importance of listening.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, recently spoke to students about rules that will help them become a good listener.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, talks to students about how important it is to listen while in their classroom and at home.

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.

CHS FCA huddle leader shares testimony

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes students recently heard a message from their huddle leader.

 

During a recent meeting, Lynn Kearney, who is a physical education teacher at Campbellsville Elementary School, talked to his FCA students about his relationship with God.

 

Kearney encouraged students to stay strong in their faith, and to always share their love of God with others.

 

CHS FCA huddle leader Lynn Kearney talks to students about the importance of sharing their faith.

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.

CES art students make robots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made robots in their art class.

 

Students in Adrienne Hash’s class learned all about geometric shapes such as triangles, circles, squares, rectangles and more.

 

Hash asked students to use construction paper cut into the shapes to form a robot.

 

CES second-grader Bryson Gabehart holds his finished robot.

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.

CES students conduct science experiment

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently conducted a science experiment to see if they could change the color of a flower.

 

Students gathered together and watched as their teachers explained how flowers absorb water.

 

CES third-grader KayLee Lamer watches as teacher Keri Rowe adds food coloring to water and then places the flower in the cup.

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.

CES students sharpen reading skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to sharpen their reading skills.

 

Each day, students work in small groups with their teachers to read together and discuss stories, write sight words and more.

 

CES physical education teacher Lynn Kearney works with second-graders Bryant Mayo, at left, and Tina Jiang to learn words that contain “oil,” “ound” and “ow.”

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.

CMS students teach their classmates

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grade students recently had a chance to be teachers.

 

In Tiarra Cecil’s social studies class, students formed groups and selected continents to research.

 

CMS sixth-graders Ashton Davis, at left, and Jesse King talk to their classmates about South America.

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.

CES students play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders recently had fun playing games while sharpening their math skills.

 

In Tammy Hash’s class, students are studying numerals with decimals to determine which is larger and smaller.

 

CES instructional assistant Kim Wagers helps fifth-graders Tre Shipione, at left, and Ethan Cox place numbers in order based on their value.

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.

CHS hosts parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

About 50 parents attended.

 

Teachers met with students and their parents to discuss grades from the first nine-week grading period.

 

CHS teacher Blake Milby talks with a parent about his son’s grades.

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 names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Layton Hord, freshman Blase Wheatley, senior Vonnea Smith and sophomore Grant Rinehart.

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.

CHS boys’ golf team makes history at All ‘A’ state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ golf players competed in the All “A” state golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 9, with the boys’ team making school history.

 

The team finished in second place, which is the highest showing at the All “A” state tournament in the team’s history.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss finished the individual competition in third place, with junior Layton Hord finishing sixth.

 

CHS boys’ golf team made school history on Saturday, Sept. 9, by finishing the All “A” state golf tournament in second place. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, junior Layton Hord, seniors Connor Wilson and Alex Doss, junior Myles Murrell and freshman Kameron Smith.

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 volleyball team takes on Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Nelson County.

 

Junior varsity players won their match, by a final score of 2-1.

 

The varsity players battled hard, but couldn’t get the win. Final score was 1-2.

 

CHS junior Tatem Wiseman serves.

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.

CIS marching ensemble brings home first-place trophies

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble has begun its 2017 season by picking up three first-place awards.

 

On Saturday, Sept. 9, the band competed at Southwestern High School in Somerset.

 

The band won first place in its class, along with first place percussion and color guard awards.

 

CHS sophomore Abie Angel warms up.

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.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Darrin Price received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 11.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors three Change Awar