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

 

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

 

Final score was 18-4.

 

CHS junior Lane Bottoms led his team with four hits.

 

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

CMS students study Romare Bearden

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying artist Romare Bearden.

 

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

 

CMS eighth-grader Gabby Skaggs makes her collage.

CMS students build cars

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES art students create landscapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own landscapes.

 

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

 

CES fifth-grader Andrew Mardis outlines his landscape.

CES art students learn about texture

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS Beta Club hosts breakfast fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS senior finishing high school at Gatton Academy

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS track team wins seventh place

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS track team wins seventh place

CHS track teams finish 18th at Clash of the Classes

 

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

 

Twenty-three teams competed.

 

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

 

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

CHS track team finishes third at Heartland Conference

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS baseball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS softball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS eighth-grader Bri Gowdy pitches.

CHS boys’ tennis team defeats Central Hardin

 

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

 

Final score was 4-1.

 

CHS sophomore Patrick Walker hits the ball.

CHS softball team defeats Thomas Nelson, Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Thomas Nelson.

 

Final score was 1-0, in eight innings.

 

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

 

CHS freshman Abi Wiedewitsch looks to run to second.

CHS baseball team wins three-game series against Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently won a three-game series with Adair County.

 

CHS lost the first game, but came back to win the last two.

 

CHS will take on Bethlehem on Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m. at Fort Knox High School for the All “A” Classic tournament championship.

 

From left, CHS junior Ryan Kearney, freshman John Orberson and sophomore Blake Allen celebrate their win.

CES students join ‘Leave Your Legacy Hall of Fame’

 

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

 

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

 

As they students were honored, they put their handprint on a canvas, which will be hung in the school hallways.

 

CES fourth-grader Jaden Barbee places his handprint on the canvas, with help from Assistant Principal Doretha Sanders.

CES students learn about music

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned all about percussion from some special guests.

 

Campbellsville University Steel Band members came to CES to perform and teach students about music and how to play the drums.

 

Dr. Chad Floyd, associate professor of percussion at CU, helps CES first-grader Bella Stout play a rhythm.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School celebrated Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincided with genres of music, and those who dressed up were able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Friday was Beach Day.

 

CES students dress for Beach Day.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

From left, front, are fourth-grader KaMiya Williams, first-grader Marlee Dickens, kindergarteners Kalie Pilkington, Lilly Spencer, Josiah Dean and Fallyn Smith and first-graders Aliyah Litsey and Jackson Wright. Second row, third-grader Hayden Maupin, fifth-grader Morgan Spears, third-grader Marissa Sumners, second-graders Dax Gray and Nicholas Almeida, third-grader Rajon Taylor, fifth-grader Miley Hash, second-graders Frehley Whitlow, London Whitlow and Addelyn Dooley and first-grader Aleeya Spaulding. Back, fifth-graders Will Wooley, Mellany Parker and Kaleb Miller, fourth-grader Vivian York, third-grader Jaron Johnson, fourth-graders De’Asia Fisher, Alyssa Knezevic and Raeanna Jefferson and third-grader Aidan Wilson.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Riley Bright, Jaxon Williams and Kyler Wilson. Second row, second-grader Eric Epperson, third-graders River McFarland and Trenton Harris, first-graders Tristian Harris, Destinee Henry-Turner and Enrique McDonald, third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite and first-grader Serenity Jones. Back, fourth-grader Daniel Shively, third-grader Ariana Dodson, second-grader Bryant Mayo and fifth-graders Taylan Hunt, Zeke Harris, Natasha Torres and Noah Leachman. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Kingson Duncan, second-graders Jacob Wethington and Adriana Agent and fourth-grader Kiera Bailey.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are second-grader Elizabeth Foster, fifth-grader Shyanna Young, third-grader Alexia Howard, fourth-grader Alexis Graves, kindergartener Kennon Dotson and first-grader Tristan Burton.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 16.

 

From left are kindergarteners Tylee Britton, Trinity Dye and Alinna Bray.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

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

 

Thursday was 1980s Day.

 

And Friday is Beach Day.

 

CES students dress for 1980s Day.

CES students make pipe cleaner sculptures

 

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

 

As an activity, students recently made pipe cleaner sculptures with clay as a base.

 

Students used their pipe cleaners by twisting and bending them.

 

CES second-graders make their pipe cleaner sculptures.

CHS students recognized at Board meeting

 

Campbellsville High School senior students were honored at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

The students will graduate next month, and spoke about their experiences at the school.

 

CHS Principal David Petett recognized the students, and said he has served as their teacher and principal since they were third-graders.

 

“They’re honestly, truly, like children of mine, to be quite honest with you.”

 

CHS Principal David Petett recognizes four of his senior students, from left, Devonte Cubit, Caitlin Bright, Bryce Richardson and Kayla Young.

CHS sophomore to attend leadership institute

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Lauryn Agathen has been chosen to attend the Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute this summer.

 

Agathen was also selected as an alternate to attend the Rogers Scholars program during summer break.

 

ELI is a program to develop future business leaders and entrepreneurs.

 

Lauryn Agathen

CHS student to attend school for entrepreneurs

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Cole Kidwell will attend the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs this summer.

 

Kidwell, who is studying abroad in Denmark, was one of hundreds who applied to attend the prestigious program.

 

Cole Kidwell

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

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

 

Wednesday was 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

Thursday is 1980s Day.

 

CES students dress for 1960s and 1970s Day.

CHS physics students learn about electricity

 

Campbellsville High School physics students are learning all about electricity.

 

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

 

CHS seniors Jackson Hunt, at left, and Cass Kidwell work on their electricity lab exercise.

CHS students to attend GSP

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Jeremiah Jackson, Reagan Knight, Myles Murrell and Elizabeth Sullivan have been chosen to attend the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

 

CHS juniors Ryan Kearney and Treyce Mattingly have been named alternates.

 

The students will attend the GSP program for five weeks this summer.

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Jeremiah Jackson, Reagan Knight, Myles Murrell and Elizabeth Sullivan have been chosen to attend the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer. CHS juniors Ryan Kearney and Treyce Mattingly have been named alternates. From left, front, are Treyce Mattingly, Ryan Kearney and Myles Murrell. Back, Reagan Knight, Jeremiah Jackson and Elizabeth Sullivan.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Chanson Atkinson, freshman Jake Dicken, junior Hayley Stapleton and sophomore Lauryn Agathen.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sixth-grader Diego Noyola, seventh-grader Alysa Howard and eighth-grader Tezon Mitchell.

CHS art honor society to host bake sale

 

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

 

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

 

Bake Sale

CHS students to raise money for local animal shelters

 

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

 

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

 

Bake Sale

CES Wings Express program to host Family Night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CES academic team to host bake sale

 

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

 

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

 

Cost is donations only.

 

Bake Sale

CHS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

CES to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CHS soccer team to host alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Soccer

CMS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

CHS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Admission is $6 for adults, children and students.

 

CHS Football Region Champs

CMS Beta Club to host breakfast fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Beta Breakfast

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

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

 

Tuesday was 1950s Day.

 

Wednesday is 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

CES students dress for 1950s Day.

CHS boys’ basketball team to host holiday classic

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Holiday Classic

CES students make an ocean in a bottle

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made their own oceans in a bottle.

 

Jordyn Bray, a Campbellsville University education student, recently visited Denise Spencer’s classroom and taught a lesson about kindness.

 

CES preschool students Lylah Davis, at left, and Jasiahas Anderson shake their oceans in a bottle.

Merry Christmas!

 

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

 

Best wishes from the Eagle family for a happy holiday.

 

Merry Christmas

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

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

 

Monday was Country/Western Day.

 

CES students dress for Country/Western Day.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CHS football region championships shirts available

 

Campbellsville High School football team is selling region championship shirts.

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Eagle Football Region Champs

CES students make owl sculptures

 

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

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, kindergarteners are learning about different art forms. They learned that any art that has a form is called a sculpture.

 

CES kindergarteners Riley Bright, at left, and Mason Gribbin look at each other’s owl sculptures.

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

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Campbellsville Police received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Police Chief Pat Thompson and her staff members received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honored community partner Campbellsville Police with the community Change Award.

Board of Education meeting canceled

 

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

 

The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

CIS

CHS student to volunteer at fall festival

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to host kindergarten registration March 21 and 22

 

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

 

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

 

Kindergarten Registration

Health department to host clinic for CIS students

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Vaccinations

CES exceptional education assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary Schools exceptional education assistant Ann Callison received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

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

 

Callison received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CES exceptional education assistant Ann Callison with the classified Change Award.

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 teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Michael “Spanky” Despain received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

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

 

Despain received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CMS teacher Michael “Spanky” Despain with the certified Change Award.

CES first-graders make ice cream

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently made their own ice cream.

 

Students in Miriah Cox’s and Luci Shofner’s classes have been learning about farms and dairy cows.

 

In their discussion, students learned that milk can be used to make cheese, ice cream and yogurt.

 

CES first-grader Elyzabeth Fisher feeds classmate Kasen Smith a bit of his homemade ice cream.

CHS Site-Based Decision Making Council to meet

 

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

 

The meeting is open to the public.

 

CHS

CHS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study Session

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

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

 

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

 

 

Food Drive

CES art students draw hot air balloons

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently made their own hot air balloons.

 

First, students colored a background using the many colors of the sky.

 

CES second-grader Tommy Caswell glues his hot air balloon to his background.

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.

CES fourth-grade students win reading competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students recently won a reading competition.

 

Fourth-graders competed against fifth-grade students to see which grade level could earn the most Accelerated Reader points.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students recently won a reading competition by collecting more Accelerated Reader points than their fifth-grade classmates.

CHS to host open house

 

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

 

All freshman students should arrive at 9 a.m.

 

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

 

CHS

CMS SBDM to meet Oct. 18

 

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

 

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

 

 

CMS

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Lady Eagles

CHS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS won by a score of 11-4.

 

Shallan Philpott, a sophomore, hit a home run for the Lady Eagles.

 

In the junior varsity game, CHS won by a score of 11-8.

 

CHS sophomore Shallan Philpott smiles as she rounds the bases after hitting a home run.

CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study

CHS boys’ basketball team to host Tip-Off Classic

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CIS choir department to host ‘Eagle Winterfest’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Winterfest

CHS tennis teams defeat Washington County, North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently defeated Washington County and North Hardin high schools.

 

The boys’ team defeated Washington County on Monday, April 9, by a score of 3-2.

 

CHS senior Cody Davis hits the ball to his teammate.

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

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

 

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

 

Homecoming

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

 

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

 

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

CMS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

School Board

CHS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Jade Wheeler dives for the ball.

CMS football team to host car wash

 

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

 

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

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

School Board Meeting

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

School Board Meeting

CMS choir to host bake sale

 

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

 

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

 

All proceeds will help pay for choir expenses.

 

Bake Sale

CHS baseball team takes on Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Adair County recently.

 

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

 

In the junior varsity game, CHS got the win.

 

CHS sophomore Blake Allen throws to first.

CHS to host district volleyball tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

CMS to host dance

 

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

 

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

 

Dance

CHS softball team plays in All ‘A’ championship

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently competed in the fifth region All “A” Classic tournament, advancing to the championship game.

 

CHS defeated Bardstown last month to advance to the second round.

 

On Sunday, April 7, CHS defeated Fort Knox by a score of 16-0.

 

In the championship game, CHS fought hard but couldn’t beat Green County.

 

CHS softball assistant coach Zach Durham catches for pitcher Bri Hayes, a Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader.

CHS FCA to host prayer walk

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS FCA

Board of Education to meet Oct. 16

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

SBDM

CMS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

School Board Meeting

CHS Y-Club members honored

 

Campbellsville High School Y-Club members were honored recently for their success this school year.

 

The students were recognized at Campbellsville Elementary School’s assembly on Friday, April 13.

 

CHS Y-Club sponsor Susan Dabney talks to CES students about her club. At left are junior Brandon Greer and sophomore Ben Arachi, who are dressed in their costumes for their cultural display.

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.

CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are first-graders Marlee Dickens and Kylei Thompson and kindergarteners Tylee Britton, Cash Davis and Carter Ward. Second row, second-grader Keitona Whitehead, first-grader Aliyah Litsey, third-graders Keylan Strong and Luke Adkins and first-grader Briley Sapp. Back, third-grader Mason Jackson, fourth-grader Talaysia Daniels, second-grader Makyian Bridgewater, fourth-grader Cameron Estes, third-grader Lily Coots, fifth-grader Serenity Mings and third-grader Jaron Johnson.

CES to donate books to babies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is donating books to babies born at Taylor Regional Hospital.

 

The school purchased the book “The Going to Bed Book” by Sandra Boynton, and, compliments of CES, a copy will be given to parents who deliver their babies at TRH.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson, at left, presents fourth-grade teacher Samantha Coomer with a copy of “The Going to Bed Book” by Sandra Boynton. Parents who deliver their babies at Taylor Regional Hospital will receive a copy of the book, compliments of CES. Coomer gave birth to her son about two and a half months ago at TRH.

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CES students to raise money for American Heart Association

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Jump Rope for Heart

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of April 9.

 

CES first-grader Daven Davis was named his school’s Writer of the Week for the week of April 9.

CMS to host Purple Pride Night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

School Board Meeting

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

Meeting

CIS cancels school on Friday, Jan. 19

 

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

 

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

 

No School

CIS to host public forum on school safety

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Safety Forum

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are fifth-grader Mason Fisher, third-grader Griffin Skaggs, second-grader Ava Ellis, first-grader Carter Bell and kindergartener Adelyn Litsey. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader Aliyah Burton.

CHS marching band to begin fireworks fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Fireworks

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CES students learn about eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own bald eagles out of construction paper.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students have been discussing and reading about animals.

 

CES kindergartener Emmaline Vespie adds eyes to her bald eagle, with some help from student teacher Shelby Carney.

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 chicks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own chicks out of construction paper.

 

In Kimberly Clark’s class, students have been discussing and reading about animals.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Mae Miller, Macilynn Mann, Riley Bright, Zyhaven Taylor, Piper Patterson and Daisy Rakes hold their chicks.

CHS to host White Castle fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Crave Mobile

CES to host dance

 

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

 

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

 

Dance

CES to host luncheon for law enforcement officers

 

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

 

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

 

CES LE Luncheon

CES students paint Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun painting Easter eggs.

 

CES kindergartener Alinna Bray paints her Easter egg with a cotton ball.

CMS to host Valentine’s dance

 

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

 

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

 

Sweethearts

CIS cancels school, Board meeting on Monday, March 12

 

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

 

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

 

No School

CHS students tour UK

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a tour of the University of Kentucky.

 

The students learned about the academic programs available at the school, and took a tour of the campus.

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a tour of the University of Kentucky. From left are sophomore Ashalique Adams, freshmen Catlyn Clausen and Samantha Underwood, junior Amanda Dotson, sophomores Jasmine Coro and Danielle Shimek, juniors Jacob Mattingly and Merick Turner, freshman Jonathan Sparks and junior Seth Tindal.

CES, CMS and CHS announce open house, registration dates

 

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

 

CIS

CHS senior class to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

Gatti's Pizza

CHS girls’ basketball team to host Food Pantry Classic

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Food Pantry Classic

CHS tennis team to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Tennis

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

CHS

CHS bowling tryouts are Friday, Oct. 13

 

Campbellsville High School bowling season will begin soon.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Eagle Bowling

CHS students to perform community service

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS students score well on ACT exam

 

Campbellsville High School students scored well on the state ACT exam last month.

 

CHS

CHS swim team to host organizational meeting

 

Campbellsville High School swim team will soon begin its season.

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Swimming.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Haley Lopez, sophomore Tristin Lopez, junior Treyce Mattingly and senior Caitlin Bright.

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

CHS tennis team to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

McDonald's.

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

CHS to host Eagle Jamboree

 

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

 

Games will begin at 11 a.m.

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CES preschool students learn about x-rays

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned about x-rays, and then made their own.

 

As an activity, students traced their hands with a white crayon on a black piece of construction paper.

 

CES preschool substitute Debbie Simmons helps Gannon Scott glue Q-tips on his fingers to make his x-ray.

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

 

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

 

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

 

The menu will include chicken tenders and sides.

 

Tickets are $10.

 

CHS Baseball

CHS prom set for Saturday, April 28

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Prom

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

CMS football team to host fall break dance

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Dance

CES Wings Express program to host parent involvement night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES WE Parent Night

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CHS to host junior varsity basketball tournaments

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Basketball Tournaments

CHS show choir to present ‘Evolution of Music’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Show Choir

CES to host literacy night

 

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

 

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

 

Literacy Night

CHS FCCLA students to collect items for Hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CMS students to raise money for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are raising money for hurricane victims.

 

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

 

All proceeds will be given to hurricane victims.

 

Bake Sale

CHS fishing team begins season

 

Campbellsville High School fishing team recently began its season.

 

CHS fishing team members are, from left, front, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Chase Hord and eighth-grader Dakota Harris. Back, freshman Jake Dicken and seniors Connor Wilson, Bryce Richardson, Devonte Cubit and Caleb Hughes. Absent from the photo is senior Tosye Cox.

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

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are eighth-grader Logan Phillips, sixth-grader Mollie Bailey and seventh-grader Tyler Booth.

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

 

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

 

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

 

Many colors and designs are available.

 

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

CIS dismisses school

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

School will resume Tuesday, Jan. 16.

 

No School

CHS to celebrate homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School will celebrate basketball homecoming next week.

 

Activities begin on Monday, Jan. 22.

 

Homecoming

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 26.

 

From left are eighth-grader Brae Washington, seventh-grader Haylee Allen and sixth-grader Conner Rinehart.

CHS to host Forcht Bank Bowl

 

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

 

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

 

Tickets are $10 a night.

 

CHS

CES PTA to meet

 

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

 

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

 

CES PTA

CHS baseball team defeats Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated Bardstown on Friday, April 6, to advance to the second round of the All “A” region tournament.

 

Final score was 6-1.

 

CHS will play in the second round of the tournament on Saturday, April 14, at Fort Knox High School.

 

CHS junior Ryan Kearney throws to first for an out.

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 to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CMS to host softball tryouts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Softball

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned all about dental hygiene.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, recently spoke to students about how to keep their teeth healthy.

 

CES kindergartener Victrin Ramsey practices brushing, as first-grader LeeAnna Garvin and kindergartener Jacob Sandidge wait their turn.

CHS to host freshman basketball tournaments

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Basketball Tournaments

CMS science students make catapults

 

Campbellsville Middle School integrated science students are studying Newton’s laws of motion by making catapults.

 

Students in Amy Knifley’s classes were asked to make a catapult that would launch a marble.

 

CMS eighth-graders Jaylin Napier, at left, and Dalton Reynolds make their catapult.

CHS students honor female scientists

 

Campbellsville High School students recently developed a showcase to honor female scientists.

 

Campbellsville University education student T.J. Rahill led Lauren Bennett’s biology and integrated science students in celebrating Black History Month and Women’s Month.

 

CHS sophomore Sydney Wilson presents about scientist Rachel Carson.

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.

CES students learn about leadership

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about leadership from some special guests.

 

As a project, Campbellsville University education student Shelby Carney invited the guests to speak to third-grade students.

 

Guests included Shannon Wilson from Campbellsville Police Department, Taylor County PVA Chad Shively, Linda Clark of Swan’s Landing and LaTasha Bell of Forcht Bank.

 

Shannon Wilson from Campbellsville Police Department talks to CES third-graders about leadership.

CES to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

 

Red Ribbon Week

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CES students draw family scenes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about realism.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently practiced their skills by drawing a scene depicting something their family enjoys doing together.

 

CES third-graders Ryan Tungate, at left, and Evan Cundiff talk as they draw their family scenes.

CES 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

CES kindergarteners learn rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning rhythm.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students recently learned how to read and perform rhythms.

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick helps kindergarten students learn to read music.

CES students have fun while learning

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students are having fun while focusing on their studies.

 

At a recent session, students enjoyed working on their homework, reading, playing games on tablets and making art projects.

 

CES first-grade teacher Miriah Cox works with third-grader Lily Coots, at left, and Gracie McKenzie as they complete their homework during a Wings Express session.

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 celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

 

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

 

Students enjoyed reading books about the holiday, received a visit from a leprechaun, colored clovers, designed leprechaun traps and more.

 

Leprechauns serve lunch to CES kindergarteners.

CHS 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

CHS students complete welding project

 

Campbellsville High School students recently completed a welding project.

 

CHS juniors Chloe Decker and Katelyn Walker recently learned to use a CNC plasma cutter.

 

CHS juniors Katelyn Walker, at left, and Chloe Decker made this metal sign with a CNC plasma cutter.

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 student serves as legislative page

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Peyton Dabney recently learned about state legislature from some first-hand experience.

 

Dabney served as a legislative page in the House of Representatives.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Peyton Dabney recently served as a legislative page in the House of Representative.

CHS students complete welding project for baseball field

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Kelson Griffiths and junior Lane Bottoms recently completed a welding project for the school’s baseball field.

 

Griffiths and Bottoms attend classes at CHS and the Green County Area Technology Center.

 

As a project in their welding class, the two recently made dugout screens for the renovation at the CHS baseball field.

 

CHS junior Lane Bottoms, at left, and sophomore Kelson Griffiths made these dugout screens in their welding class for the school’s baseball field renovation project.

CHS student completes welding project

 

Campbellsville High School junior Chloe Decker recently completed a welding project at the Green County Area Technology Center.

 

Decker attends classes at CHS and the ATC.

 

As a project in her welding class, Decker sketched a spider and then made it out of metal.

 

CHS junior Chloe Decker made this spider as a project in her welding class.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

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CES students make truffula trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made truffula trees during their week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss.

 

Students in Leanna Cundiff’s class used coffee filters and straws to make their trees, which are featured in the book “The Lorax.”

 

CES kindergarteners Lasca Martin, at left, and Jacob Parrish color their truffula trees.

CMS academic team raising money

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team is raising money.

 

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

 

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

 

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CES students learn rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning rhythms in their music class.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, first-graders recently used rhythm sticks to learn how to keep a beat.

 

CES first-grader Addison Perkins plays a rhythm.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

CHS girls’ basketball team to host Food Pantry Classic

 

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

 

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

 

Games begin on Wednesday, Dec. 20.

 

Basketball

CES students paint pottery

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently painted their pottery creations.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, fifth-graders have been learning how to make pottery sculptures.

 

CES fifth-grader Austin Gabbert paints his pottery.

CHS baseball team selling shirts

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Baseball

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

For several weeks, CMS hosted K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon.

 

At a recent session, students competed in an Escape room competition to see who could solve a series of puzzles first, enjoyed pizza and trail mix snacks, competed in math games and enjoyed cotton candy.

 

CMS eighth-grader teacher Melisa Morris helps her students as they compete in the Escape room challenge.

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Food Drive

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

For several weeks, CMS hosted K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon.

 

At a recent session, students enjoyed s’mores, played quiz games and competed in obstacle course games.

 

CMS sixth-grade teachers Andrea Sanders, at left, and LeeAnn Grider demonstrate how to compete in the obstacle course games.

CHS 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

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

For several weeks, CMS hosted K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon.

 

At a recent session, students enjoyed ice cream sundaes, played flashcard games, competed in quiz games, built lemonade stands and enjoyed cotton candy.

 

CMS sixth-graders Conner Rinehart, at left, and Kayden Birdwell build a lemonade stand.

CMS science students make egg droppers

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS eighth-grader Brandon Castellano builds his egg dropper.

CMS girls’ basketball tryouts set for May 3

 

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

 

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

 

Transportation will be provided from CMS to the CES gym.

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS football team to host bass tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CES kindergarteners learn math, vocabulary

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing their math and vocabulary skills.

 

Each day, kindergarten students rotate to various centers in their classroom.

 

CES instructional assistant Andrea Menes helps kindergarteners play a math game. From left are Zyhaven Taylor, Riley Bright, Mae Miller and Daisy Rakes.

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

CES students learn about sharing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned the importance of sharing.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson spoke to students about taking turns and learning to get along with everyone.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talks to kindergarteners about the importance of sharing.

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 students learn about quilt making

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about making quilts.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students received a visit from two special guests.

 

Mary Jane Weddle and Mary Street from the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society came to Hash’s class to talk about how quilts are made.

 

Mary Street, at left, and Mary Jane Weddle from the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society talk to CES kindergarteners about how quilts are made.

CES Wings Express program to resume Jan. 8

 

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

 

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

 

The program will resume on Monday, Jan. 8.

 

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CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Dr. Seuss

CES preschool students make butterflies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made their own butterflies.

 

First, students were given a coffee filter and colored them with markers.

 

CES preschool student Lylah Davis holds her coffee filter as classmate Cole Britton colors his.

CMS students enjoy Sharpen the Saw Day

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently enjoyed a Sharpen the Saw Day.

 

Students were given free time to play dodgeball, enjoy gym time, play games and spend time socializing while using their electronic devices.

 

CMS seventh-graders laugh as Keondre’ Weathers declares “Uno.”

CMS students get a dose of reality

 

Some ended the day broke, while others paid their bills and had money to spare.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS eighth-graders, from left, AunDaya Coleman, Destiny Agee and Sumara Berry visit the lifestyle booth.

CMS students to collect food for those in need

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Canned Food Drive

Advertising packages available for 20th District basketball tournaments

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Gym Projection Screens

CES hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted student-led conferences on Thursday, March 22.

 

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

 

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

 

CES first-grader Lillian Martin talks to her mother Danielle about her grades.

CES students have Easter fun

 

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

 

To celebrate the Easter holiday, students enjoyed many Easter crafts and activities and searched to find eggs hidden in the gymnasium.

 

CES preschool students say hello to the Easter bunny.

CHS project graduation committee to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Class of 2018

CHS students win top awards at state STLP competition

 

Campbellsville High School students brought home several top awards at the state STLP competition.

 

The competition was Thursday, March 29, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

 

CHS seniors Austin Fitzgerald and Christian Berry won second place in the NKU Mobile App Design contest.

 

Hayley Stapleton and Elizabeth Sullivan, juniors, won second place in the Podcasting - Telling Your Story competition.

 

And sophomore Zoe McAninch served on the State Social Media team.

 

Campbellsville High School students brought home several top awards at the state STLP competition on Thursday, March 29. From left, front, are sophomore Conner Riley, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader Thomas Lucas, junior Ben Arachi, sophomore Zoe McAninch, freshman Zachary Shaw, senior Christian Berry, sixth-grader Nathan McFarland and sophomore Grant Rinehart. Back, junior Celeste Hassman, sophomore Tristin Lopez, sixth-grader Dalton Morris, seventh-grader Ezekiel Bell, sophomore David Silva, junior Brandon Greer, freshman Colin Harris, sixth-grader Jacob Releford, juniors Hayley Stapleton and Elizabeth Sullivan, senior Austin Fitzgerald and juniors Annie Lee and Randy Harris.

CES to raise money for local family

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team takes on Danville

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently took on Danville.

 

Ethan Lay, a senior, and freshman John Orberson hit singles for the Eagles.

 

CHS freshmen Arren Hash and Tristin Faulkner and senior Wyatt Houk pitched for the Eagles.

 

CHS freshman Arren Hash pitches.

Important message from CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CHS softball team defeats Danville

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Danville.

 

Final score was 8-3.

 

CHS scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to secure the win.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Jade Wheeler throws the ball.

CHS boys’ tennis team defeats Bethlehem

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ tennis teams recently took on Bethlehem and Taylor County.

 

The boys’ team defeated Bethlehem.

 

CHS senior Cody Davis hits the ball.

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

CHS track teams win at first meets of the season

 

Campbellsville High School track teams performed well at the first two meets of the season.

 

At Green County High School on Thursday, March 15, the girls’ team finished in fifth place and the boys’ team was 10th.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Kitana Taylor runs.

CES 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 students play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are having fun playing math games.

 

In Tammy Hash’s and Ann-Michael Tucker’s classes, students are practicing multiplication, fractions, conversions and more.

 

CES fifth-graders Kyra Parker, at left, and Harley Couch-Allen play a card game to test their multiplication skills.

CES students show love through artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about showing love through their artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently listened to the book “Willow” by Denise Brennan-Nelson.

 

CES second-grader Addysen England colors a drawing she created to make someone smile.

CHS students learn about pollution

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about pollution in their environmental science class.

 

In their AP class, Mary Jo Hazel’s students are studying the causes of pollution and performed an experiment to test the quality of the water and air.

 

CHS sophomore Zaria Cowan strikes a match and places it inside a jar to test pH level.

CMS students learn about teamwork

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about teamwork.

 

In their physical education class, Campbellsville University student Lindsey Prozanski recently led a series of classes to teach students about working together.

 

CMS eighth-graders Devin Roberts, at left, and Waylon Franklin complete the obstacle course.

CMS concert band students perform

 

Campbellsville Middle School concert band students recently performed.

 

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

 

The band performed on Wednesday, March 28, at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

CMS sixth-grader Nathan McFarland plays percussion as the concert band practices for KMEA assessment.

CES choir members have fun in sing-along

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir members recently had fun in a sing-along.

 

CES music teacher Jessica Floyd recently led her students in singing several songs, with guitar accompaniment by cafeteria worker Lee Allen.

 

CES music teacher Jessica Floyd, at left, plays the ukulele as cafeteria worker Lee Allen plays guitar and choir members sing.

CES 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.

CES students take spring school photos

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently smiled for the camera.

 

Lifetouch personnel came to CES on Monday, March 26, to take spring school portraits.

 

CES kindergartener Levi Dye takes a new school photo.

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

CHS students attend ‘A Day in the Visual Arts’ event

 

Campbellsville High School National Art Honor Society students attended “A Day in the Visual Arts” on Monday, March 26, at Campbellsville University.

 

Students toured the university’s art facilities, the Pence-Chowning Art Gallery and the Turner Log Cabin.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society students attending “A Day in the Visual Arts” at Campbellsville University are, from left, front, freshman Jasmine Mitchell, juniors Christina Phipps, Ruby Hatfield and Chloe Decker, freshman Haley Lopez and junior Celeste Hassman. Back, freshmen Noah Mardis and Sierra Releford, junior Annie Lee, sophomore Shallan Philpott, junior Jay Tucker, senior Hye Su Cho, sophomores Tahler Franklin and Aleah Knifley and teacher Jo Ann Harris.

CES students win ribbons at talk meet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade students competed and won ribbons at the Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet on Tuesday, March 27.

 

Fourth-grader Nora Harris and fifth-graders Averi Perkins and Bryanna Fitzgerald received blue ribbons, which are for students who score between 80 and 100. The blue ribbon is the top ribbon given.

 

And fourth-graders Demi Hao and Madison Philpott won red ribbons, which are given to students who score between 60 and 70 points.

 

From left, CES fourth-graders Demi Hao and Madison Philpott, fifth-graders Averi Perkins and Bryanna Fitzgerald and fourth-grader Nora Harris participated in the Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet. Hao and Philpott won red ribbons and Perkins, Fitzgerald and Harris were awarded blue ribbons.

CES hosts literacy night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted a literacy night for fourth-grade students.

 

Campbellsville University education student Kayla Bale, who is student teaching with fourth-grade teacher Garnetta Murrell, hosted the night.

 

The activities revolved around recycling and reusing items.

 

Campbellsville University education student Kayla Bale, who is student teaching with CES fourth-grade teacher Garnetta Murrell, helps fourth-graders, from left, Demi Hao, Hannah Ma and KaMiya Williams as they play a math game during literacy night.

Campbellsville Independent Schools to raise money for Relay for Life

 

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

 

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

 

Shirt-Front     Shirt-Back

CHS to host varsity basketball district tournaments

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Basketball Tournaments

CES to form PTA group

 

Campbellsville Elementary School staff members are searching for people to serve on a parent-teacher association.

 

Parents and guardians are being asked to serve on the group to help make a difference at the school.

 

CES Principal Elisha Rhodes said she is searching for energetic people who are willing to partner with school officials to help love, lead and empower all students.

 

CES PTA

CES parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS seniors preparing for graduation

 

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

 

Baccalaureate will be Sunday, May 20, at 1 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Class night is set for Tuesday, May 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the CHS gym.

 

And graduation will be Saturday, May 26, at 11 a.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Senior Events

CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Study Session

CHS student advances to national FCCLA competition

 

Campbellsville High School junior Caleigh Bright has advanced to a national competition.

 

Bright received second place in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America state STAR events competition.

 

Caleigh Bright

CHS prom tickets on sale

 

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

 

Tickets are on sale now.

 

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

 

CHS Prom

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 26.

 

From left are senior Wyatt Houk, junior Lane Bottoms, sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood and freshman John Orberson.

CES registration packets available online

 

Campbellsville Elementary School registration packets are now available online.

 

CES will host registration for the 2018-2019 school year on Wednesday, Aug 1.

 

Parents can come to CES and complete registration paperwork from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m.

 

Enrollment paperwork will be available at the school, but can also now be found on the CES website, www.cville.kyschools.us/3/home, in the links on the left-hand side of the page.

 

School Registration

CMS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

Red Ribbon Week

CHS band members selling raffle tickets

 

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

 

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

 

First prize is $1,000 cash.

 

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

 

And third prize is a 55-inch television.

 

Raffle

CHS students win awards at KUNA

 

Campbellsville High School students recently attended KUNA, and brought home several awards.

 

CHS Y-Club members, accompanied by sponsor Susan Dabney, attended the Kentucky United Nations Assembly event on March 22-24 at the Galt House in Louisville.

 

Overall, CHS students attending received a Delegation of Excellence award.

 

CHS students pose for a photo in front of their Egypt display. From left are seniors Ryan Wiedewitsch and Alex Doss, sophomore Ben Arachi and seniors Bryce Richardson and Cass Kidwell.

CHS golf players honored

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf players were recently honored for their hard work and success this season.

 

Players were honored at a banquet and enjoyed spending time together as a team.

 

Senior players Connor Wilson and Alex Doss were recognized for their dedication to their team.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf players were recently honored for their hard work and success this season. From left are freshman Kameron Smith, sophomore Patrick Walker, coach Cassidy Decker, freshman Colin Harris, juniors Myles Murrell and Layton Hord, senior Alex Doss, junior Casey Hardin and senior Connor Wilson.

CHS girls’ basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball players were recently honored at a banquet for their hard work and dedication this season.

 

CHS seniors Kayla Young, Vonnea Smith, Nena Barnett and Kiyah Barnett received the varsity coaches award, and were thanked for their time with the team.

 

CHS girls’ basketball players were recently honored for their dedication and hard work this historic season. From left, front, are eighth-grader Rylee Petett, freshmen Kenzi Forbis and Abi Wiedewitsch, sophomore Bailey Thompson, eighth-graders Lainey Watson, Bri Gowdy and Kaylyn Smith, juniors Dee Simpson and Malaya Hoskins and assistant coach Debbie Gowdy-Smith. Back, seventh-grader Bri Hayes, head coach Anthony Epps, sophomore Siera Owens, junior Kalisha Murphy, seniors Nena Barnett, Vonnea Smith and Kayla Young, sophomore Katelyn Miller, freshman Catlyn Clausen and assistant coach Katie Wilkerson. Absent from the photo are seventh-grader Antaya Epps, sophomore Isis Coleman and senior Kiyah Barnett.

CES makes changes to preschool calendar

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS choir selling yard flags

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Choir Yard Flags

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

Training

CMS to host ‘Derby Dash’ run/walk

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Derby Dash

CHS softball team defeats Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Bardstown in the first round of the fifth region All “A” Classic tournament.

 

Final score was 5-4.

 

CHS senior Caitlin Bright scores the winning run.

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

CHS baseball team takes on Greenwood

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently took on Greenwood High School in a scrimmage to start the season.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Blake Allen dives back to first base.

CHS softball team defeats Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Nelson County in a scrimmage to start the season.

 

Final score was 16-7.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Bri Hayes pitches.

CHS boys’ tennis team defeats John Hardin

 

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

 

CHS senior Jackson Hunt, sophomore Patrick Walker and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Blake Settle won their singles matches.

 

And seniors Cass Kidwell and Cody Davis won their doubles match.

 

CHS senior Jackson Hunt gets ready for the serve.

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

CHS tennis team begins season

 

Campbellsville High School tennis team recently began its season with a scrimmage against Taylor County.

 

This year’s tennis teams include nine players.

 

Girls’ players are seniors Sara Farmer and Kimberly Harden and sophomores Samantha Johnson and Victoria Cox.

 

Boys’ team players include eighth-grader Blake Settle, sophomore Patrick Walker and seniors Cody Davis, Cass Kidwell and Jackson Hunt.

 

CHS girls’ tennis team includes, from left, seniors Sara Farmer and Kimberly Harden, coach Bradley Harris and sophomores Victoria Cox and Samantha Johnson.     CHS boys’ tennis team includes, from left, eighth-grader Blake Settle, sophomore Patrick Walker, coach Tyler Hardy and seniors Cody Davis, Cass Kidwell and Jackson Hunt.

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

CHS baseball team hosts lead-off dinner and auction

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently hosted its annual lead-off dinner and auction to raise money for the season.

 

A chicken tender dinner was served, and many local businesses donated items for the auction.

 

In all, the team raised about $6,500.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergartener Landry Brown tries on an Eagles hat.

CHS students have fun during Sharpen the Saw day

 

Campbellsville High School students recently had fun during a Sharpen the Saw day.

 

Students were treated to the day as a reward for their hard work this school year.

 

CHS junior Nick Cowan, at left, and sophomore Kris Releford learn to record music with instructional assistant David Williams. At right, freshman Tierra Bridgewater listens to the song she just recorded.

CES hosts head start students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted some future students for a tour of the school.

 

Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson led Lake Cumberland Head Start students through the school building.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson gives head start students hugs as they leave the school.

CHS concert band students prepare for KMEA assessment

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

From left, seniors Christian Berry and Austin Fitzgerald and junior Leslie McKenzie play clarinet during a rehearsal for KMEA concert band assessment.

CMS, CHS academic team members honored

 

Campbellsville middle and high school academic team members were recently honored for their success this season.

 

At the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, March 23, the academic team members were recognized.

 

CMS academic team coach Steven Gumm recognizes his students.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

From left, front, are fourth-grader J.J. Scharbrough, fifth-grader Kate Billeter, first-graders Ayden Andrew, Miley Orberson and Vicky Li, second-grader Lillian Martin and third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite. Second row, fourth-grader Cameron Estes, second-grader Londyn Smith, third-grader Keylan Strong, second-grader Addysen England, kindergarteners Scarlet Huber and Courtney Gilbert, first-grader Aubreigh Knifley, and second-grader Hunter Bates. Third row, third-graders Alexia Howard and Zachary Cox and fourth-grader Brooklyn Boudreaux. Back, fifth-grader Bryanna Fitzgerald, fourth-graders Anna Floyd, Madison Philpott and Adrianna Garvin and fifth-graders Chase Gabehart, Kenya Bridgewater and Landon Rakes. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Amary Tompkins and Jayden Cox.

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

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of March 19.

 

Second-grader Sawyer Lange received the award.

 

CES second-grader Sawyer Lange was named his school’s Writer of the Week for the week of March 19.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 19.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Nicole Reynolds, first-grader Aleeya Spaulding, third-grader Codey Parks, kindergartener Jacob Parrish, second-graders Summer Daniels and Addelyn Dooley and first-grader Kasen Smith. Second row, first-grader Keagan Shearer, second-graders Fabrizio Segura and Kierra Maupin, fourth-grader Destiny Abell, second-grader Nicholas Almeida, third-grader Lilly Wise, fourth-grader Madie Gebler and third-grader Ava Ellis. Back, fifth-grader Carmen Gurley, third-grader Jayden Moore and fifth-graders Ian Creason and Daisy Wilkerson. Absent from the photo is first-grader Abram Adkins.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of March 19.

 

From left are fourth-grader Madison Philpott, fifth-grader Will Wooley, first-grader Madison Haywood, second-grader Lillian Martin, third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite and kindergartener Cash Davis.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” during the week of March 19 to read some of their favorite books to students.

 

Dan Durham reads to CES first-graders.

Important Message from Superintendent Kirby Smith

 

Please read this important message from Superintendent Kirby Smith.

 

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CES students learn in reading groups

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing their reading and writing skills by working together.

 

Each day, kindergarten students divide in groups to practice writing sight words and reading books.

 

CES kindergartener Zoe Scharbrough practices writing the word “see.”

CHS students make stir fry

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make stir fry.

 

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

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes, Freeman taught students to make their own chicken stir fry.

 

CHS freshman Emily Kerns cuts carrots.

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned how to keep their teeth clean and healthy.

 

Dental hygienist Jennifer White, who works at Dr. Randy Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, recently spoke to kindergarteners about the proper way to brush their teeth.

 

Dental hygienist Jennifer White, who works at Dr. Randy Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, shows CES kindergarteners the proper way to brush their teeth.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 19.

 

From left are junior Brooke Tucker, freshman Jonathan Foster, sophomore Mark Rigsby and senior Nena Barnett.

CES student wins essay contest

 

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

 

The contest is open to thousands of public school fifth-graders.

 

Negron was recently recognized at a Taylor County Retired Teachers Association meeting.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron was named a winner in this year’s Grandparent of the Year essay contest. She is pictured with her grandfather, Woodford “Junior” Bottoms, and Mitzi Tedder, a Taylor County Retired Teachers Association member.

CES Wings Express director thanks community partner

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express Director Doretha Sanders recently thanked a community partner for hosting a week of special activities at the school.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently came to CES for a week of afternoon activities with students.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express Director Doretha Sanders recently thanked community partners Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members for hosting a week of special activities at the school. Sanders presented Board members with a book that features photos taken during the events. Pictured with Sanders are, from left, Board member Latasha Bell, Chamber Interim Director Niki Marineau, Board member Chad Shively, Sanders, Chamber Board President Jeremy Wood and Board members Leslie De Grez, Pat Cowherd, Austin Tedder and Rob Collins.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Clark Kidwell recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Clark Kidwell

CHS FCA group begins #14-3plus2 initiative

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members are encouraging their fellow students to perform random acts of kindness.

 

The #14-3plus2 initiative honors the 17 people killed in a school shooting in Florida, and the two killed in a recent shooting in Kentucky.

 

Students and faculty members are encouraged to complete acts of kindness in various ways for 17 other people, 14 students and three adults, and two positive acts for themselves.

 

CHS FCA

CES second-graders to perform musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders will perform a musical next month.

 

On Monday, April 30, students will perform “The Story of Hats” for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

The performance will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gym.

 

CES 2 Musical

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 first-graders to perform musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders will perform a musical in May.

 

On Monday, May 7, students will perform “How Does Your Garden Groove” for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

The performance will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gym.

 

CES Musical

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 honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its academic achievers for March.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were honored at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its academic achievers for March. A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were honored at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, March 19. From left, front, are kindergartener Jaxon Williams, first-grader Aubrey Allen, second-graders Nicholas Almeida and Aliy Dunn, third-grader Evan Cundiff and CES Principal Elisha Rhodes. Back, third-grader Braelyn Taylor and fifth-graders Chloe Hoppes and Zeke Harris. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Fallyn Smith, first-grader Ayden Andrew and fourth-graders Gracie Pendleton and Devin Underwood.

CIS students cast in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ production

 

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

 

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

 

Wizard of Oz Junior

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 19.

 

Pictured are sixth-grader Angel Walker and seventh-grader Cameron Mahan. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Hayley Wethington.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Patrick Walker recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Patrick Walker

CHS 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

CHS soccer players honored

 

Campbellsville High School soccer players were honored recently for their success this season.

 

The team finished its season as All “A” fifth region champions.

 

The win is the first in the team’s history.

 

CHS soccer players were honored at a banquet recently for their success this season. From left, front, are seniors Logan Cole, Cass Kidwell, Jackson Hunt, Bryce Richardson, Cody Davis, Christian Berry and Ethan Lay. Back, head coach Bradley Harris, assistant Matthew Schmuck, freshman Clark Kidwell, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Peyton Dabney, junior Brody Weeks, freshman Jastyn Shively, sophomores Brennon Wheeler David Silva, freshman Tristin Faulkner, eighth-grader Grant Lawson and assistant Malique Spaulding. Absent from the photo are freshman Blase Wheatley, sophomore Mikael Vaught and junior Daniel Johnson.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

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CIS makes calendar changes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ officials have made changes to the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

After spring break, and for the three remaining Fridays in April, students will attend class until 3 p.m.

 

Also, students will attend class on Wednesday, May 23, for the final day of the school year.

 

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CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Jim Miller received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

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

 

Miller, along with Taylor County Bank, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors community partner Jim Miller and Taylor County Bank with the community Change Award.

CHS assistant principal receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School Assistant Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

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

 

Kearney received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CHS Assistant Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney with the certified Change Award.

CIS bus monitor, cafeteria worker receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools bus driver and cafeteria worker Leslie Gaines received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

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

 

Gaines received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors bus monitor and CMS and CHS cafeteria worker Leslie Gaines with the classified Change Award.

CIS marching ensemble selling t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Band

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Students who have GPAs ranging from 3.0 to 4.0 are included in the list.

 

Honor Roll

CHS swim teams finish 14th, 16th

 

Campbellsville High School swim teams recently competed in Shelby County and in Region Three competition in Elizabethtown.

 

The girls’ and boys’ teams finished in 16th place recently in Shelby County.

 

Combined, CHS finished in 20th place.

 

At region competition, the girls’ team finished in 14th place and the boys’ team was 13th. Combined, the CHS team finished 14th.

 

This year’s CHS swim team is, from left, sophomores Aleah Knifley, Emily Rodgers and Gracyne Hash, senior Bryce Richardson, sophomores Gavin Johnson and Isabella Osborne, senior Alex Doss holding Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader Caleb Holt, junior Brandon Greer and sixth-grader Mollie Bailey. Absent from the photo is junior Natalie Caldwell.

CES hosts luncheon for law enforcement officers

 

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

 

All city, county and state law enforcement officials were invited.

 

Cafeteria staff members prepared a variety of soups, and teachers and staff members made homemade desserts.

 

CES kindergartener Kyler Wilson takes a selfie with Campbellsville Police Officer Jonathan Leigh.

CES students enjoy drawing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently enjoyed an afternoon of drawing.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are encouraged to use their imaginations to express their creativity.

 

CES kindergartener Kennon Dotson draws.

CHS swim team competes in Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School swim team recently competed in Elizabethtown.

 

The team combined with other schools to swim as the Heartland All Stars and compete against Elizabethtown High School.

 

CHS junior Natalie Caldwell competes.

CHS swim teams finish fifth, 10th

 

Campbellsville High School swim teams recently competed in Elizabethtown.

 

The boys’ team finished in fifth place, and the girls’ team was 10th.

 

CHS sophomore Gavin Johnson competes.

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

CES kindergarteners enjoy library time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently enjoyed spending some time in the school library.

 

Students in Nikki Price’s class visit the library each week to check out books and hear stories.

 

CES kindergartener Kyler Wilson shows his new book to classmates Jaxon Williams, at left, and Nevaeh Agent.

CES fifth-graders play the bucket drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade music students recently performed some music on the bucket drums.

 

Students in Tammy Hash’s leadership class recently took a music class with Cyndi Chadwick.

 

As part of their class, the students learned how to play the drums.

 

CES fifth-graders Miley Hash, at left, and Deanna Reardon play the bucket drums.

CES students honor CMS, CHS athletes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students honored some Campbellsville middle and high school students at an assembly on Friday, March 16.

 

CMS eighth-grader and volleyball player Tayler Thompson gives high-fives.     CHS sophomore and swimmer Isabella Osborne gives high-fives.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 12.

 

From left, front, are third-grader Cayleigh Underwood, first-grader Gage Henderson, kindergarteners Adelyn Litsey, Alex Newcomb and Joseph Agent, first-grader Ryne Gumm and kindergarteners Levi Dye and Abigail Smith. Second row, second-grader Sawyer Lange, third-grader Kairi Tucker, first-grader Stella Newcomb, second-grader Colton Maggard, third-graders Baylee Pike and Joseph Greer, second-grader Seeley Whitaker and third-grader Maddox Hawkins. Back, fifth-grader Steven Miller, second-grader Journey Webb, fifth-grader Simon Wilkerson, fourth-grader Arianna Childers, fifth-grader Serenity Mings and fourth-grader Chance Owens. Absent from the photo are first-grader Josiah Edwards and third-grader Destiny Choate.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of March 12.

 

CES third-graders Evan Lockridge, at left, and Maddox Hawkins were named Writers of the Week for the week of March 12.

CMS volleyball tryouts set for Dec. 1, 8

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CHS art honor society to sell Christmas ornaments

 

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

 

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

 

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

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of March 12.

 

From left are fourth-grader Chance Owens, third-grader Aidan Bowles, first-grader Parker Newton, fifth-grader Morgan Spears and kindergartener Remi Petett. Absent from the photo is second-grader Katelynn Vest.

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

‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 10

 

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

 

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

 

CMS and CHS concerts bands will also perform.

 

CIS Christmas Spectacular

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Honor Roll

CMS baseball team selling drinks as fundraiser

 

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

 

The drinks are $18 a case.

 

CMS Baseball Drinks Fundraiser

CMS, CHS students attend journalism workshop

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students attended the Kentucky High School Journalism Association workshop on Thursday, March 15.

 

Campbellsville University’s Department of Mass Communication sponsors the event, which takes place on the CU campus.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students attending the Kentucky High School Journalism Association workshop are, from left, front, eighth-grader Myricle Gholston and Gracyne Hash. Second row, eighth-grader Karley Morris and sophomore Zoe McAninch. Back, eighth-grader Blake Settle, senior Austin Fitzgerald and freshman Taylor Knight.

CMS band students participate in WKU honors band

 

Campbellsville Middle School band members were recently chosen to participate in a statewide honors band clinic.

 

Five students were chosen to participate in the Western Kentucky University Middle School Honors Band Clinic, hosted on Friday, March 9, in Bowling Green.

 

CMS students chosen to participate in the Western Kentucky University Middle School Honors Band Clinic are, from left, seventh-graders Kadence Houk and Tyler Booth, eighth-grader Jayden Murphy and sixth-graders Caleb Holt and Zachary Akin.

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.

CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted student-led conferences on Tuesday, March 13.

 

About 20 students attended with their parents.

 

CMS sixth-grade teacher Andrea Gribbins talks to student Luke McDonald and his mother Stephanie.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 12.

 

From left are senior Devonte Cubit, freshman Chloe Cox and sophomore Kaleigh Hunt. Absent from the photo is junior Casey Hardin.

CHS students talk about school safety

 

Campbellsville High School students are talking about school safety.

 

On Wednesday, March 14, students gathered together to hear about what CHS staff members are doing to help them stay safe.

 

CHS Principal David Petett spoke to students about some rules that have been implemented recently.

 

CHS Principal David Petett talks to his students about the procedures put in place to keep them safe.

CMS FCA group hosts prayer circle

 

Nearly 75 students and teachers gathered to pray for each other, our state and our nation.

 

Campbellsville Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members hosted a prayer circle on Wednesday, March 14.

 

Students hosted the circle for 17 minutes, a minute for each of those who died in a Florida school shooting last month.

 

From left, Lynn Kearney, co-sponsor of the Campbellsville High School FCA group and a substitute teacher at CMS, CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch, seventh-grader Chase Hord and sixth-grader Angelica Seng pray together.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CMS softball team soliciting sponsorships

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team is soliciting sponsorships to raise money for the upcoming season.

 

Businesses and individuals can sponsor the team, and their logo and name will be printed on a sign posted on the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

Sponsors will also be announced at games.

 

Sponsorship levels are $25, $50, $75 and $100.

 

Eagles Softball

CHS senior class selling Christmas ornaments

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS biology students make 3D models

 

Campbellsville High School students are making three-dimensional models in their biology classes.

 

Lauren Bennett’s students are studying the cell membrane, and learning to identify the parts and their functions.

 

CHS freshman Alex Howard makes his 3D cell membrane model.

CHS soccer team raising money

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

CHS Soccer

CES preschool students learn about playing fairly

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning ways to play fairly with one another.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, meets with students regularly to talk about their feelings and emotions.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, talks to preschool students about why it’s important for them to always play fairly with one another.

CMS, CHS student artwork to be displayed

 

Campbellsville middle and high school student artwork will be displayed at the Taylor County Public Library next month.

 

In honor of March being recognized as Youth Art Month, the library will host an exhibit of artwork made by CMS and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris’s students.

 

The exhibit will begin with an opening reception on Friday, March 2, from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

CMS CHS Art Exhibit

CMS art students learn to draw motion

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying how to draw motion.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are discussing techniques artists use when they want their work to appear as if the subject is moving.

 

CMS eighth-grader Gabby Skaggs paints an outdoor scene depicting motion.

CES students write about leprechauns

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their writing skills.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are discussing the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday.

 

CES third-graders Jaylin Christie, at left, and Alijah Henderson write about how they would catch a leprechaun.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Zachary Shaw recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Zachary Shaw

CES first-graders make necklaces

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently made their own necklaces.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students had fun with several activities in honor of the 100th day of school.

 

CES first-grader Jasymon Musselwhite counts pieces of cereal as she makes her necklace.

CES kindergarteners learn about Abraham Lincoln

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently learned all about the presidents of the United States.

 

In honor of Presidents Day, students discussed several presidents, including Abraham Lincoln.

 

CES kindergartener Samuel Terry glues together construction paper as he makes his Abraham Lincoln.

CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host a blood drive on Friday, March 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CMS art students study Monet

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying Monet, and making their own watercolor artwork inspired by his style.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are learning about impressionism.

 

CMS eighth-grader Nate Arachi, at left, and Ethan Cox cut out their lily pads to glue on their paintings.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 12.

 

From left are seventh-grader Whitney Frashure, sixth-grader Johnathon Foster and eighth-grader Olivia Fields.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Zoe Quackenbush recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Zoe Quackenbush

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are having fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

CMS is hosting K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon, leading up to testing in May.

 

At a recent session, students studied science while making slime, practiced math problems, answered questions after reading a story, competed in a trivia game and tested race cars to calculate speed.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis works with eighth-graders Destiny Agee, at left, and Brae Washington as they compete in a trivia game.

CES students get some exercise at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun working out together.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently hosted a week of special activities with Wings Express students.

 

On the last day, students had fun playing a bean bag toss game, dancing, doing the limbo and hula hooping.

 

CES third-grader Rajon Taylor limbos, with help from Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members Latasha Bell and Luke Lawless.

CMS volleyball team is CKMSAC tournament champions

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team defeated Hart County to win the CKMSAC tournament championship.

 

Seventh-graders are this year’s tournament runners-up.

 

CMS eighth-grade volleyball team recently defeated Hart County to win the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship. From left, front, are sixth-graders Chloe Thompson, Ava Hughes and Ellington Gowin and Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Miley Hash. Second row, fifth-grader Anna Floyd, eighth-graders Sarah Adkins, Kaylyn Smith, Tayler Thompson and Lainey Watson, seventh-grader Antaya Epps and eighth-grader Myricle Gholston. Back, eighth-grader Rylee Petett, seventh-grader BreAnna Humphress, eighth-graders Alexis Thomas, AunDaya Coleman, Bri Gowdy, Isabella Vannice and Christina Miller and coach Shajuana Ditto.     CMS seventh-grade volleyball team is Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament runners-up. From left, front, are seventh-graders BreAnna Humphress and Antaya Epps. Back, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders Anna Floyd and Miley Hash and sixth-graders Ellington Gowin, Chloe Thompson and Ava Hughes.

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are having fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

CMS is hosting K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon, leading up to testing in May.

 

At a recent session, students played a math flashcard game, learned about measurements when making sundaes and waffles, competed in a trivia game and much more.

 

CMS math teacher Bradley Harris helps seventh-graders Deondre’ Weathers, at left, and Alexis Byers as they play a math flashcard game.

CES students make slime at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making slime together.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently hosted a week of special activities with Wings Express students.

 

On the third day, students learned how to mix ingredients together to make slime.

 

CES kindergartener Joshua Dickens picks up his slime, with some help from Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board member Latasha Bell.

CES students make Valentine boxes at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making Valentine boxes together.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently hosted a week of special activities with Wings Express students.

 

On the second day, students made Valentine boxes in the shape of monsters, hippopotamuses and cats.

 

CES second-grader Willow Griffin makes a Valentine box, with help from Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber Board member Leslie De Grez.

CES students make crafts at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making crafts together.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board members recently hosted a week of special activities with Wings Express students.

 

On the first day, students built sculptures with cups, made three-dimensional sculptures with yarn, pipe cleaners and more and painted with food coloring and water.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Board member Chad Shively helps second-grader Amani Bridgewater, at left, and kindergartener Lasca Martin stack cups.

CMS students balance chemical equations

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to balance chemical equations.

 

In Steven Gumm’s seventh-grade science classes, students are learning how to analyze chemical equations.

 

CMS seventh-graders Christopher Clark, at left, and Bryce Newton balance a chemical equation using blocks.

CMS volleyball teams defeat Green, Metcalfe counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently defeated Green and Metcalfe counties.

 

CMS hosted Green and Metcalfe counties in the second round of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

Seventh-graders defeated Green County by a score of 2-1.

 

And eighth-graders beat Metcalfe County by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith jumps to block a shot.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently took on John Hardin in the semi-final round of the 5th region tournament.

 

The CHS team is this year’s 20th District tournament runners-up, advancing to the 5th region tournament for the first time since 2010.

 

CHS defeated Bardstown in the first round by a score of 57-55 to advance to the semi-finals.

 

The team fought hard against John Hardin, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS junior Taj Sanders looks for a teammate.

CMS volleyball teams defeat Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently defeated Casey County.

 

CMS hosted Casey County in the first round of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

CMS sixth-grader Ava Hughes hits the ball over the net.

CMS volleyball team blanks Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

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

 

And eighth-graders were victorious by a score of 2-1.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bri Gowdy hits the ball.

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently defeated Bardstown in the first round of the 5th region tournament.

 

The CHS team is this year’s 20th District tournament runners-up, advancing to the 5th region tournament for the first time since 2010.

 

Final score of the Bardstown game was 57-55.

 

CHS senior Connor Wilson cheers as his team wins the game.

CES first-graders make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are making pinch pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students are learning about how art can be functional.

 

Hash also talked to her students about how art can show texture, such as how something feels.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash helps first-grader Aleja Taylor make her pot.

CES preschool students make wacky sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made some wacky sculptures.

 

CES students celebrated Dr. Seuss recently with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students used miniature noodles to create wacky sculptures.

 

CES preschool student Bentley Cox builds his wacky sculpture.

CES preschool students have fun painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun making a special project.

 

CES students celebrated Dr. Seuss with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students read the book “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.”

 

CES preschool assistant Brittany Johnson helps Julie Lasater paint her red fish and blue fish.

CES to host Disney dinner and movie night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a Disney dinner and movie night on Thursday, March 8, at 5:30 p.m.

 

The event is open to any child entering preschool or kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Disney characters will attend the event, as will Paw Patrol characters.

 

Disney Dinner and Movie Invitation

CES preschool students enjoy green eggs and ham

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently enjoyed a special treat.

 

CES students celebrated Dr. Seuss recently with a week of several special events, in honor of Read Across America Week.

 

In Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s preschool classes, students read the book “Green Eggs and Ham” together.

 

CES preschool student Layla Barbee enjoys green eggs and ham.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

Events began on Monday, March 5, and ended Friday, March 9.

 

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

 

CES students dress in their favorite pajamas on The Sleep Book Day.

Superheroes visit CES

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students were recently visited by some special guests.

 

Captain America, Hulk and Iron Man came to CES on Friday, March 9, to see students and play some basketball.

 

From left, Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America give high-fives.

CMS, 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 basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School basketball players were honored recently for their success this season.

 

The players were recognized at Campbellsville Elementary School’s assembly on Friday, March 9.

 

CHS girls’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps introduces his senior players, including Kiyah Barnett, Nena Barnett, Kayla Young and Vonnea Smith.     CHS boys’ basketball head coach Tim Davis introduces his players.

CHS students, teachers help save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students and teachers are helping save lives.

 

CHS National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Friday, March 9.

 

Nearly 40 people donated.

 

CHS junior Dee Simpson donates.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 5.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Aubrey Novak, third-grader Trenton Harris, first-grader Kaylee Thompson, kindergarteners Kennon Dotson and Kalie Pilkington and first-grader Demarcus Noyola. Second row, fifth-grader Taylan Hunt, second-grader Jayden Cox, kindergartener Norah Adkins, second-graders Ben Lord and Allison Dean and first-graders Bently Shively and Zoe Weddle. Back, fifth-graders Marissa Segura and Andrew Mardis, second-grader Brendan Martin, first-grader Gavin Martin, third-grader Cayton Lawhorn, fourth-grader Daniel Shively and third-grader Tye Rhodes. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader Kailei Hernandez.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of March 5.

 

Fourth-graders Nora Harris and Ethan Garrison received the award.

 

CES fourth-graders Ethan Garrison, at left, and Nora Harris are the Writers of the Week for their school for the week of March 5.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of March 5.

 

From left are first-grader Jayden Maupin, kindergartener Levi Dye, second-grader Aiden Forrest, fourth-grader Kennedy Griffiths, fifth-grader Thomas Tungate and third-grader Madison Smith.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS students exhibit artwork

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are displaying their artwork at the Taylor County Public Library.

 

In honor of March being recognized as Youth Art Month, the library is hosting an exhibit of artwork made by CMS and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris’s students.

 

The work will be on display through Thursday, March 15.

 

CMS sixth-grader Alexis Sharp looks at her artwork with her grandfather Greg.

CHS student completes expert certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Annie Lee recently completed an expert certification.

 

Lee completed Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification in Microsoft Word 2016.

 

Annie Lee

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS basketball coaches inducted into Hall of Fame

 

Campbellsville High School’s basketball coaches are now part of an elite group of coaches.

 

Tim Davis, who coaches the boys’ team, and Anthony Epps, the girls’ head coach, were inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame in a special ceremony at Marion County High School on Tuesday, March 6.

 

CHS girls’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps, at left, and CHS boys’ basketball head coach Tim Davis were induced into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame in a special ceremony at Marion County High School on Tuesday, March 6.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES students dress for Wacky Wednesday.

CES, CMS searching for AmeriCorps tutors

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Jobs

CES students celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated Dr. Seuss with some special guests.

 

Campbellsville University students came to CES on Wednesday, March 7, to read some of Dr. Seuss’s classic books.

 

CU students talked about how Dr. Seuss wrote his books in a rhyming style and how reading is always important, no matter a person’s age.

 

CU education student Emily Ford reads a Dr. Seuss book to CES kindergarten students.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 5.

 

From left are freshman Nick Drew, junior Annie Lee and sophomore Patrick Walker. Absent from the photo is senior Makala Antle.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES students and teachers dress for Fox in Socks Day.

CHS football team’s bass tournament to be rescheduled

 

Campbellsville High School football team was set to host a kickoff bass tournament on Friday, June 23, at Green River Lake.

 

However, because of inclement weather, the tournament will be rescheduled to late July or early August.

 

A date will be announced when it becomes available.

 

Eagle Football

CES preschool teachers attend Preschool Palooza

 

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

 

Taylor County Public Library hosted the event on Saturday, March 3.

 

From left, CES preschool teachers Denise Spencer and Julie Shelton, Director Ricky Hunt and assistant Brittany Johnson attend Preschool Palooza.     Campbellsville Family and Resource Youth Services Center Director Sue Crabtree, at right, and Campbellsville Middle School FRYSC Corp tutor Ashleigh Lewis attend Preschool Palooza.

CES third-graders participate in Operation Gratitude

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently helped others by participating in the Operation Gratitude project.

 

Operation Gratitude is a program geared toward lifting the spirits of United States military personnel and first responders.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently wrote letters to be included in Operation Gratitude care packages.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

On Monday, March 5, students dressed for Cat in the Hat Day. Students dressed like the Cat in the Hat as they celebrated the book “Cat in the Hat.”

 

CES students and teachers dress for Cat in the Hat Day.

CES students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about careers.

 

Sonya Orberson, guidance counselor at CES, recently read “Whose Vehicle Is This?” to students.

 

The book asks students to guess what career a person has by looking at the vehicle they drive.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson asks CES kindergarteners who wants to be an astronaut when they get older.

CES academic team students win awards at region Governor’s Cup competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team members competed at Region Governor’s Cup competition on Monday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, March 3, at Jamestown Elementary School in Jamestown.

 

Several students brought home awards, and the team finished in seventh place overall.

 

Fifth-grader Zeke Harris finished first in language arts.

 

The CES future problem solving team, made up of fourth-graders Connor Coots and Grayson Dooley and fifth-graders Logan England and Bryanna Fitzgerald, won third place.

 

CES fifth-grader Zeke Harris won first place in the arts and humanities category at Region Governor’s Cup competition.     CES future problem solving students won third place at Region Governor’s Cup competition. They are, from left, fourth-graders Grayson Dooley and Connor Coots and fifth-graders Bryanna Fitzgerald and Logan England.

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

Based on their scores from the ACT exam last month, several students are now college ready.

 

CHS

CMS choir to present ‘Soul Train’

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir will present its spring concert on Sunday, April 29.

 

The concert is entitled “Soul Train” and will include performances of songs made popular in the 1970s.

 

The performance will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

It is free and open to the public.

 

CMS Choir Concert

CES students write letters to postal workers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently wrote letters of thanks to local postal workers.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are working hard to improve their writing skills.

 

Recently, students wrote letters to local postal workers in honor of National Thank a Mail Carrier Day, which is recognized on Sunday, Feb. 4.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students in Shirley Cox’s writing classes recently wrote letters to local post office workers in honor of National Thank a Mail Carrier Day.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 5.

 

From left are sixth-grader Aaliyah Nunez, seventh-grader Michael Tomlison and eighth-grader Bri Gowdy.

CMS volleyball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade squads all brought home wins.

 

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

 

And seventh- and eighth-graders blanked Taylor County. Final scores were 2-0.

 

CMS eighth-grader Aundaya Coleman hits the ball.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Nelson County in region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team took on Nelson County in the first round of the 5th region tournament on Monday, Feb. 26.

 

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

 

CHS senior Kiyah Barnett plays defense.

CMS volleyball team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Green County.

 

The eighth-grade squad won by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS seventh-grader BreAnna Humphress cheers after a point.

CHS boys’ basketball players take Eagle Walk

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball players took an Eagle Walk through Campbellsville Elementary School on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

 

The team took on Bardstown on Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the first round of the 5th region tournament.

 

CHS boys’ basketball head coach Tim Davis high-fives CES students during the Eagle Walk.

CES to host registration event

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about dental hygiene.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, is talking to students about the importance of taking care of their teeth.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, passes out toothbrushes to fifth-grade students.

CES students use candy to practice math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are using candy to practice their math skills.

 

In Amanda Barnett’s class, students were recently given a box of conversation hearts to use for a special math project.

 

CES first-graders Kaiden Bradfield, at left, and Tyler Bryant sort their hearts.

CES first-graders learn about the phases of the moon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently learned the phases of the moon.

 

In Miriah Cox’s and Luci Shofner’s class, students are learning about the moon and stars, and why the moon has different phases.

 

CES first-grader Daven Davis tries to open a cookie so he can make the phases of the moon.

CHS cheerleaders honored

 

Campbellsville High School cheerleaders were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, March 2.

 

Cheerleaders have the longest season of any team at CHS, and were honored and thanked for supporting the CHS athletes.

 

CHS sophomore Isabella Osborne, at left, and freshman Carly Adams lead CES students in a cheer.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 26.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Kadance Ford, first-graders Madison Walters and Daven Davis, second-grader Katelynn Vest, kindergarteners Blakely Gray and Lilly Spencer and first-grader Raelin Goddard. Second row, third-grader Isaya Adams, first-grader Tristan Teel, second-grader Cadynce Cox, first-grader Kiley Noble, kindergartener Mason Gribbin, second-grader Aliy Dunn and third-grader Griffin Skaggs. Back, fifth-grader Joseph Gutierrez, fourth-grader Isaiah Jeffries, third-grader Braxton Tucker, fifth-graders Lilyan Murphy and Ellie Wise and fourth-grader Ethan Irwin. Absent from the photo are second-grader Nadia Taylor and third-grader Christopher Jolivert.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 26.

 

They are second-grader Maleigha Travis and fifth-graders Averi Perkins and Zeke Harris.

 

From left, CES fifth-grader Zeke Harris, second-grader Maleigha Travis and fifth-grader Averi Perkins are their school’s Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 26.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 26.

 

From left are kindergartener Kennon Dotson, fourth-grader Lucas Gribbins, second-grader Kierra Maupin, first-grader Elyzabeth Fisher, fifth-grader Keely Dicken and third-grader Yazlyn Sutton.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 26.

 

From left are sixth-grader Dawson Creason, seventh-grader Bri Hayes and eighth-grader Austin Jeffries.

CHS STEM Club students build solar vehicle

 

Campbellsville High School STEM Club members met recently to discuss new technologies and have fun together.

 

As an activity, students worked as a team to build a solar vehicle robot.

 

CHS junior Myles Murrell reads instructions as he and his fellow STEM Club members build a solar vehicle robot.

CES preschool students use technology to learn

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are using technology in their classrooms.

 

Students are having fun using iStartSmart tablets to operate the Hatch program.

 

CES preschool students Priyanka Flores, at left, and Hoyt Davis watch a video on their iStartSmart tablets.

CHS hosts prayer circle

 

Campbellsville High School students and teachers recently gathered to pray together.

 

On Thursday, March 1, the school hosted a prayer circle.

 

CHS hosted a prayer circle on Thursday, March 1. From left are CHS teachers Cheryl Dicken, Lauren Bennett and Jo Ann Harris.

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned how to keep their teeth healthy.

 

Dental hygienist Brandie Sharp, who works at Dr. John Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, spoke to students about the proper way to brush their teeth.

 

Dental hygienist Brandie Sharp, who works at Dr. John Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, shows CES kindergarteners about the proper way to brush their teeth.

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Baseball

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 26.

 

From left are junior Keidlan Boils, sophomore Ketayah Taylor and freshman Kenzi Forbis. Absent from the photo is senior Ryan Wiedewitsch.

CES choir to present ‘Jukebox Time Machine’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir will present its spring concert on Sunday, May 6.

 

The concert is entitled “Jukebox Time Machine” and will include performances of songs made popular from the 1930s to the 2000s.

 

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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 custodian honored with Eagle Walk

 

Campbellsville Elementary School custodial worker Daryl Ford has retired after 27 years of service.

 

Before he left CES on Wednesday, Feb. 28, which was his last day of work, students and teachers were given a chance to say goodbye.

 

Ford was honored with an Eagle Walk through the CES building.

 

CES custodian Daryl Ford is honored with an Eagle Walk on Wednesday, Feb. 28, which was his last day of work before retirement.

CHS boys’ basketball team is 20th District tournament runners-up

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team is 20th District tournament runners-up.

 

The team defeated Taylor County in the first round of the tournament on Thursday, Feb. 22, to advance to the championship game.

 

In the 20th District tournament championship game on Saturday, Feb. 24, CHS fought hard but lost to Adair County.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team is 20th District tournament runners-up. From left are freshmen John Orberson and Tristin Faulkner, seniors Logan Cole, Chanson Atkinson, Toyse Cox and Connor Wilson, sophomore Noah Hughes, senior Ethan Lay, junior Taj Sanders, sophomore Malachi Corley, freshmen Arren Hash and Kameron Smith, junior Davon Cecil and sophomores Mark Rigsby and Mikael Vaught.

CES Wings Express students perform science experiment

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently performed their own science experiment.

 

In Tracey Rinehart’s class, students studied what happens when candy hearts are placed in several types of liquids.

 

Before placing the hearts in water, soda and vinegar, students hypothesized as to whether the hearts would float or sink.

 

After performing the experiment, students recorded and drew pictures of the results.

 

CES teacher Tracey Rinehart shows kindergartner Victrin Ramsey what happens to candy hearts as they soak in water.

CMS, CHS students host poetry café

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Nick Drew reads his poetry.

CHS show choir to present ‘Evolution of Music’

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir will present its spring concert on Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21.

 

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

 

Performances will begin at 7 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

They are free and open to the public.

 

CHS Show Choir

CMS students participate in all-district band

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently chosen to participate in Kentucky Music Educators Association all-district band.

 

Sixth-grader Zachary Akin and seventh-grader Tyler Booth were chosen to play alto saxophone and tuba, respectively, with the all-district band, during a clinic on Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24.

 

CMS sixth-grader Zachary Akin plays alto saxophone with the KMEA all-district band.     CMS seventh-grader Tyler Booth plays tuba with the KMEA all-district band.

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

CHS girls’ basketball team is 20th District tournament champions

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team is this year’s 20th District tournament champions.

 

CHS took on Marion County in the championship game on Friday, Feb. 23, and won by a score of 51-41.

 

In addition to the championship win, the CHS team also advances to the 5th region tournament.

 

This will be the CHS team’s first region appearance since 2002.

 

CHS girls’ basketball players are this year’s 20th District tournament champions. From left, front, are assistant coach Katie Wilkerson, junior Dee Simpson, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Gowdy, sophomore Bailey Thompson, junior Kalisha Murphy, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Rylee Petett, freshman Abi Wiedewitsch and assistant coach Natalia Warren. Back, head coach Anthony Epps, junior Malaya Hoskins, sophomore Katelyn Miller, seniors Vonnea Smith, Kayla Young, Nena Barnett and Kiyah Barnett, eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith, freshman Kenzi Forbis, eighth-grader Lainey Watson, freshman Catlyn Clausen and assistant coach Debbie Gowdy-Smith.

CHS girls’ basketball players take Eagle Walk

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball players took an Eagle Walk through Campbellsville Elementary School on Monday, Feb. 26.

 

The team will take on Nelson County on Monday, Feb. 26, in the first round of the 5th region tournament.

 

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

 

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

 

CHS girls’ basketball assistant coach Katie Wilkerson and her players high-five CES students.

CHS student begins service project

 

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

 

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

 

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Important Message from Superintendent Kirby Smith

 

Please read this important message from CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith.

 

CHS

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Taylor County, to play in District championship

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team defeated Taylor County in the first round of the 20th District tournament, and advances to the championship game.

 

CHS beat Taylor County on Thursday, Feb. 22, by a score of 58-50.

 

This is the third time CHS has defeated Taylor County this season.

 

With the win, CHS also advances to the 5th region tournament.

 

CHS senior Chanson Atkinson receives congratulations after the game.

CHS students study bacteria

 

Campbellsville High School students are studying how bacteria grows.

 

In Lauren Bennett’s biology classes, students are learning about where bacteria can be found, its purpose and how it grows.

 

As a laboratory exercise, students recently collected some bacteria and will watch it grow over the next several days.

 

CHS sophomore Shallan Philpott swabs her cheek as freshman Carly Adams, at left, and sophomore Ketayah Taylor watch.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

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

 

Josh Myers reads to CES first-graders.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, April 19, at noon.

 

Calendar

CMS names Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

From left, front, are sixth-grader Isaac Garrison, eighth-graders Karley Morris and Kaylyn Smith and seventh-grader Chase Hord. Second row, seventh-grader Karlee Rakel, sixth-graders CheyAnn Edwards, Kiara Graves and Luke McDonald and seventh-grader Nate Mitchell. Back, eighth-grader Logan Rakes. Absent from the photo are seventh-grader Bri Hayes and eighth-grader Joseph Mayes.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the fifth of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which is to seek first to understand, then to be understood.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener LaTayvion Brown, first-grader Ava Bennett-Marr, second-grader Maddie Brunelle, kindergartener Daya Griffin, first-graders Carol Moura and Carson Montes, kindergarteners Remi Petett and Abigail Smith and first-grader Lillie Judd. Second row, third-graders Lanigan Price and Madison Smith, fourth-grader Nora Harris, third-grader KayLee Lamer, fourth-grader Alexis Graves, third-grader Gavin Martin and second-graders Kevin Bradfield and Romeo Goins. Back, fifth-graders Lillian Sears, Riley Newton, Jazzmin Coulter, Landon Rakes and Skylar Wilhoite and fourth-graders Keaton Hord and Ethan Garrison. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Mae Miller and Xander Britton, second-grader Brenden Chastain and third-grader Keely Rakes.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Feb. 19.

 

CES kindergartener Landry Brown is his school’s Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 19.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 19.

 

From left, front, are first-graders Hannah Matias and Tyler Bryant, kindergartener Bentley Wilhoite, second-grader Brandon Thompson and kindergartener Tyrek Moore. Second row, second-graders Alex Mixtega and Zach Hak, first-grader Carson Brown, third-graders Sean Welch and Rajon Taylor and fourth-grader Grayson Dooley. Back, fifth-graders Harley Couch-Allen and Lillian Sears, third-grader Yazlyn Sutton, fifth-grader Chris Cox and third-grader Ryan Tungate. Absent from the photo are first-grader Jaden Lutz, third-grader Kae’vin Spaulding and fourth-grader Narissa Barnett.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 19.

 

From left are first-grader Gavin Williams, second-grader Owen Skaggs, kindergartener Courtney Gilbert, fourth-grader Zarek Stone, fifth-grader Zeke Harris and third-grader Evan Lockridge.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 19.

 

From left are eighth-grader Peyton Dabney, sixth-grader Allison Sumners and seventh-grader Chase Hord.

CIS honors Brockman family

 

Bobby Brockman’s seat at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium now belongs to his family.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools honored Brockman, who was sports editor at Central Kentucky News-Journal when he died last month, before the CHS boys’ basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 22.

 

Brockman always sat in the same seat when attending athletic events in the CHS gym.

 

After his death, his seat was removed from the gym and later made into a bench.

 

Bobby Brockman’s family is presented a bench that was made out of his seat at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium. Pictured with CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith, in back, at left, and CHS Principal David Petett, are, from left, Brockman’s daughter Rachel, his wife Sonja and his daughter Melanie holding his granddaughter Eden. Absent from the photo is Brockman’s daughter Savanna, who is a sophomore at CHS.

CES students learn about prefixes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning about prefixes.

 

In Tracey Rinehart’s class, Campbellsville University education student Jordyn Bray recently taught students about the prefixes un- and non-.

 

Bray talked to students about the meaning of the two prefixes, and why they are used.

 

CES second-grader Aliy Dunn holds her prefix palates.

CHS soccer team selling t-shirts, sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Soccer

CES students learn to play the drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play the bucket drums.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s classes, fifth-graders are playing different rhythms on their drums.

 

Chadwick is helping students learn to play the SpongeBob Fun Song.

 

CES fifth-grader Andrew Mardis plays the bucket drums.

CHS students create Pop Art

 

Campbellsville High School art students are creating their own Pop Art.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s classes, students are studying Peter Max’s artwork, and making their own art in his style.

 

Max is a German-born American illustrator and graphic artist, known for the use of psychedelic shapes, cosmic imagery and bright color palettes.

 

CHS senior Shailyn Fields paints her Pop Art.

CMS students learn about drug abuse

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about the harmful effects of abusing drugs.

 

Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch is talking to students about how dangerous it can be to use illegal drugs, and why it’s important to not abuse legal prescription medications.

 

Wiedewitsch said drug use is a problem in many areas, and students should know that using drugs simply isn’t cool.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch talks to students about how dangerous it can be to use illegal drugs, and why it’s important to not abuse legal prescription medications.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 19.

 

From left are sophomore Malachi Corley, junior Celeste Hassman, freshman Catlyn Clausen and senior Hye Sue Cho.

CMS students earn change in dress code

 

Campbellsville Middle School students have recently earned a change in their dress code.

 

Starting on Friday, Feb. 23, students will be allowed to wear sweatpants to school.

 

All other dress code regulations remain in force.

 

Dress Code

CHS girls’ basketball team to play in 20th District tournament championship

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team will play in the 20th District varsity tournament championship game on Friday, Feb. 23.

 

CHS defeated Adair County in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

 

With the win, the team also advances to play in the 5th region tournament, which is scheduled for the week of Feb. 26 at Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

This will be the CHS girls’ basketball team’s first appearance in the 5th region tournament since 2002.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Gowdy plays defense.

CHS students tour Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a tour of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.

 

A group of about 40 computer science, environmental science and physics students attended the trip to see supercomputers, 3D printers and a high flux isotope reactor.

 

Students toured the facility, which is managed by the UT-Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy, and heard several presentations about environmental sciences and manufacturing.

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a tour of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. From left, front, are sophomores Ben Arachi, Zaria Cowan and Gavin Johnson and senior Jasmine Cox. Second row, sophomores Grant Rinehart and Shelby Smith and senior Sydney Jeong. Third row, sophomores Gracyne Hash and Alli Wilson and junior Celeste Hassman. Fourth row, sophomores Katelyn Miller and Emily Rodgers and senior Hye Su Cho. Fifth row, seniors Austin Fitzgerald, Vivian Brown and Haley Fitch. Sixth row, seniors Missy Vanorder, Sara Farmer, Jackson Hunt, Madison Dial and Cass Kidwell. Back, seniors Ryan Wiedewitsch, Christan Berry and Alex Doss.

CHS makes change to morning drop-off procedures

 

Campbellsville High School is making a change to its morning drop-off procedures.

 

Beginning on Monday, Feb. 26, students should be dropped off and enter the school through the main office doors only.

 

The main doors are located at the front entrance to Paul J. Coop gymnasium.

 

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CES students have fun at Valentine’s dance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun at a Valentine’s dance.

 

Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students were invited to attend the dance on Friday, Feb. 16.

 

About 100 students attended, and had fun dancing together and socializing.

 

CES fifth-graders have fun at the dance. From left are Miley Hash, Keely Dicken holding Kenya Bridgewater, Piper Maggard holding Lilyan Murphy and Dezarae Washington holding Jaclyn Jackson.

CHS band students participate in WKU honors band

 

Campbellsville High School band members were recently chosen to participate in a statewide honors band clinic.

 

Five students were chosen to participate in the Western Kentucky University Honors Band Clinic, hosted on Jan. 18-20 in Bowling Green.

 

Students participating include seniors Chaz Babbs and Tiffany Kane, juniors Brandon Greer and Ruby Hatfield and sophomore Conner Riley.

 

CHS students chosen to participate in the Western Kentucky University Honors Band Clinic include, from left, sophomore Conner Riley, senior Chaz Babbs, junior Brandon Greer, senior Tiffany Kane and junior Ruby Hatfield.

CHS band students participate in CU honors band

 

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

 

The students attended rehearsals on the CU campus on Thursday, Feb. 15, and Friday, Feb. 16.

 

CHS students chosen to participate include senior Chaz Babbs and juniors Brandon Greer and Nick Cowan.

 

Campbellsville High School band students recently participated in the Campbellsville University Honors Band program. From left are junior Brandon Greer, band director Zach Shelton, junior Nick Cowan and senior Chaz Babbs.

CMS volleyball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade volleyball players were honored on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

 

The team hosted Green County, and won the match by a score of 2-0.

 

Before the game, eighth-grade players were honored for their dedication and hard work this season.

 

CMS eighth-grade volleyball players were honored on Tuesday, Feb. 10. They are, from left, Kaylyn Smith, Alexis Thomas, Sarah Adkins, Aundaya Coleman, Bri Gowdy, coach Shajuana Ditto, Myricle Gholston, Christina Miller, Isabella Vannice, Tayler Thompson, Lainey Watson and Rylee Petett.

CES custodian to retire after nearly 30 years

 

Campbellsville Elementary School custodial worker Daryl Ford was recently honored for his nearly 30 years of service to Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Ford has worked at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, and will retire on Thursday, Feb. 22.

 

At a special assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 20, Ford was recognized and thanked for his numerous years of service.

 

CES custodian Daryl Ford, who is retiring after working for Campbellsville Independent Schools for nearly 30 years, gets hugs and high-fives from students.

CES principal hosts gender reveal

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Elisha Rhodes is expecting her third child in August, and recently got some help revealing its gender.

 

At a special assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 20, students helped Rhodes reveal that her third child will be a boy.

 

CES Principal Elisha Rhodes had some help revealing the gender of her baby, due in August. Rhodes is expecting her third boy. She is pictured with her sons Braxton, at left, a first-grader, and Tye, a third-grader.

CHS welding students win awards

 

Campbellsville High School welding students recently won awards at region competition, and, as a result, now advance to state competition.

 

CHS junior Lane Bottoms won first place and sophomore Kelson Griffiths took home second in the SkillsUSA Region 14 welding 1 competition in Somerset.

 

CHS junior Lane Bottoms, at right, won first place and sophomore Kelson Griffiths took home second in the SkillsUSA Region 14 welding 1 competition in Somerset, and now advance to state competition.

CMS volleyball teams defeat Russell, Hart counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently defeated Russell and Hart counties.

 

CMS traveled to Russell County and picked up a win.

 

Eighth-graders won by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS hosted Hart County recently and the eighth-grade squad came back after losing a game to win by a score of 2-1.

 

CMS eighth-graders celebrate their win.

CHS senior athletes honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior athletes were honored on Friday, Feb. 16.

 

From left, CHS boys’ basketball senior players Chanson Atkinson, Connor Wilson, Ethan Lay, Toyse Cox and Logan Cole are pictured with head coach Tim Davis as they are honored for their dedication to their team.     CHS cheerleader Annie Lee, an exchange student from Thailand, is honored. She is pictured with cheerleading coaches Lisa Wiseman, at left, and Nikki Price, and her host mother, Kathleen Lesperance.

 

CHS senior golf players Connor Wilson, at left, and Alex Doss are pictured with boys’ golf coach Cassidy Decker.     CHS senior bowling team members Haley Fitch, at left, and Vivian Brown are pictured with head coach Stephen Tucker.

CMS volleyball team defeats Adair, Metcalfe counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Adair and Metcalfe counties.

 

CMS seventh- and eighth-grade teams traveled to Adair County and picked up two wins.

 

Seventh-graders won by a score of 2-1, and eighth-graders blanked Adair County by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS seventh-graders lost a hard-fought game when hosting Metcalfe County, by a score of 1-2.

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Ava Hughes hits the ball.

CHS boys’ JV basketball team is 20th District tournament champs

 

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

 

CHS hosted the tournament on Saturday, Feb. 10.

 

The CHS team took on Adair County in the first round, winning easily by a score of 60-39.

 

To win the championship, CHS defeated Marion County by a score of 69-49.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ junior varsity basketball team has won the 20th District tournament championship. The team defeated Adair and Marion counties on Saturday, Feb. 10, to win the title. From left are assistant coach Chris “Scoop” Smith, junior Spencer Swafford, freshman Arren Hash, sophomores Mark Rigsby and Mikael Vaught, assistant coach Chris “Peewee” Smith, junior Davon Cecil, sophomore Noah Hughes, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Deondre Weathers, freshmen Tristin Faulkner, Kameron Smith and John Orberson and assistant coach Will Griffin.

CMS volleyball team defeats Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Russell County.

 

Seventh-graders fought hard, but couldn’t get a win.

 

In the eighth-grade match, CMS won the match in two games.

 

CMS eighth-grader Sarah Adkins cheers after a point.

CMS volleyball team defeats Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Casey County.

 

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade squads all won their matches.

 

Seventh- and eighth-graders won by scores of 2-0, and the sixth-grade team defeated Casey County in one game.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith hits the ball over the net.

CMS volleyball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team defeated Adair County recently.

 

In its season-opening games on Monday, Jan. 22, CMS seventh- and eighth-grade squads picked up wins.

 

Both teams won by scores of 2-0.

 

The following day, the eighth-grade squad defeated Metcalfe County by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS volleyball players huddle before their match.

CHS boys’ basketball teams defeat Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball teams defeated Nelson County on Friday, Feb. 16.

 

In the junior varsity game, CHS won by a score of 62-48.

 

The varsity match up was a very close game, but CHS was victorious.

 

Final score was 70-68.

 

CHS freshman John Orberson fights for the ball.

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

 

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

 

In the girls’ game, CHS won by a score of 53-36.

 

And in the boys’ match up, CHS lost a very close game by a score of 65-69.

 

CHS senior Nena Barnett blocks a shot.     CHS freshman John Orberson tries to steal.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Casey County

 

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

 

CHS fought until the end, but didn’t get the win.

 

Final score was 29-66.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Gowdy drives the ball.

CHS varsity basketball teams pick up homecoming wins

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams recently defeated Thomas Nelson.

 

CHS took on the team on homecoming night.

 

In the girls’ game, CHS won by a score of 51-46. The CHS boys’ team won by a score of 77-55.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Gowdy plays defense.     CHS freshman Arren Hash looks to pass.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Bethlehem

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team took on Bethlehem recently.

 

In the junior varsity game, CHS was the winner. Final score was 50-29.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS lost a close game by a score of 40-45.

 

CHS senior Kiyah Barnett drives the ball.

CHS girls’ JV basketball team defeats Hart County

 

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

 

In the junior varsity match up, CHS was victorious.

 

Final score was 41-35.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith, at left, and freshman Abi Wiedewitsch fight for the ball.

CHS basketball teams take on Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball teams recently took on Bardstown in the first round of the fifth region All “A” classic.

 

In the girls’ match up, CHS battled but couldn’t get the win. Final score was 41-56.

 

In the boys’ game, CHS lost a very close game by one point. Final score was 65-66.
 

 

CHS senior Nena Barnett drives the ball.     CHS senor Logan Cole shoots around a Bardstown defender.

CHS bowling team members honored

 

Campbellsville High School bowling team members were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, Feb. 16.

 

The team recently completed its season at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association region competition in Elizabethtown.

 

CHS bowling head coach Stephen Tucker introduces his team members.

CES names Writers of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 12.

 

From left, CES third-grader Madison Smith, first-grader Kaiden Bradfield and second-grader Eric Epperson are their school’s Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 12.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 12.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Matheus Almeida and Finley Williams, second-grader Addelyn Dooley, third-grader Trever Lasley, second-grader Diego Aquino, third-grader Sammantha Wooley, first-grader Tyce Owens, fifth-grader Breona Bridgewater, kindergartener Macilynn Mann and second-grader Xadrian Fugate. Back, third-graders Alexia Howard and Drevonte Gurley, fourth-grader Addysen Dotson, fifth-graders Mason Fisher and Mellany Parker and Ta’Zaria Owens and third-grader Zachary Cox. Absent from the photo are first-graders Braydan Dyer and Eli Williams.

CES preschool students enjoy Valentine snacks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students enjoyed some special Valentine snacks recently.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students have spent several days celebrating Valentine’s Day.

 

CES preschool students Lylah Davis, at left, and Harmony Brown enjoy Valentine snacks.

Sheriff’s deputy visits CHS senior

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student advances to state STLP competition

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Zoe McAninch has advanced to next month’s state STLP competition.

 

Students attended the Regional Showcase at the University of Louisville on Friday, Nov. 17.

 

McAninch competed in the online infographic category, and judging for that competition was recently completed.

 

As a result of her score of 49 out of 50 points, McAninch has been invited to participate in the state competition.

 

CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch recently learned that she will compete in the infographic competition at the state STLP competition next month. At the regional showcase in November, she was also chosen to serve on the social media service team.

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 preschool students play Valentine game

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently played a stacking and counting game with candy hearts.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students recently spent several days celebrating Valentine’s Day.

 

As an activity, students were given candy hearts and competed against each other to see how many hearts they could stack in 30 seconds.

 

CES preschool student Xavien Smith stacks candy hearts.

CHS track teams finish strong at meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Lauren Williams runs.

CES students study rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are creating rhythm in their music classes.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students recently used paper hearts – in honor of Valentine’s Day – and Popsicle sticks to practice singing and writing rhythms.

 

CES second-grader Maleigha Travis writes a rhythm.

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.

CES students make Valentine cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently made cards to give to people they love.

 

Students in Kimberly Clark’s kindergarten class made owls out of construction paper.

 

CES kindergartener Mason Gribbin finishes his Valentine writing.

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.

CES preschool students paint

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun painting.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students recently took turns painting on red and pink paper.

 

CES preschool student Nevon Stum shows off his painting.

CHS show choir presents ‘Back to the 90s’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 12.

 

From left are seventh-grader Karlee Rakel, sixth-grader Katlin Rainwater and eighth-grader Jack Sabo.

CMS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Jade Wheeler throws.

CHS to host free ACT workshops

 

Campbellsville High School will once again offer free ACT workshops for its students.

 

Workshops will be offered from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. on Fridays leading up to the state ACT testing day, which is Tuesday, March 20.

 

The workshops are free, and will be offered in the math, science and English/reading subject areas.

 

 

ACT

CES fifth-graders learn about the Bill of Rights

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning about the Bill of Rights.

 

In their social studies classes, students are learning the rights they are guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, and why they are important.

 

Donna White and Jessica Lile are talking to their students about how amendments are made to the U.S. Constitution, and why the first 10 were created.

 

CES teacher Jessica Lile discusses the Bill of Rights with fifth-graders, from left, Dakota Broyles, Miley Hash and Javarius Gurley.

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 kindergarteners make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are making pinch pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students are learning about how art can be functional.

 

Hash also talked to her students about how art can show texture, such as how something feels.

 

CES kindergartener Tylee Britton adds texture to her pinch pot.

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 kindergarteners make Valentine treat bags

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made their own Valentine treat bags.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s class, students made puppy dog bags out of paper sacks and construction paper.

 

CES kindergartener Aliyah Garrett adds eyes and whiskers to her puppy dog Valentine bag.

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.

CMS students have fun at Valentine dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun at a Valentine’s Day dance.

 

About 75 students attended the dance, which was on Friday, Feb. 9.

 

CMS students have fun at their Valentine’s Day dance.

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 students make Valentine’s Day cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made cards to give to special people in their lives.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently colored and designed their own Valentine’s Day cards.

 

CES kindergarteners Noah Milburn, at left, and Nicholas Wilson color their Valentine’s Day cards.

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.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Hye Su Cho recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Hye Su Cho

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

CIS superintendent named KMEA administrator of the year

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith has received an award from the Kentucky Music Educators Association for his support of the arts.

 

Smith recently received the 4th District KMEA Administrator of the Year award for 2017-2018.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith has received 4th District Kentucky Music Educators Association Administrator of the Year award for 2017-2018. Campbellsville High School band director Zach Shelton, at left, nominated Smith for the award, and he and Campbellsville Elementary School music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, second from left, and Campbellsville Middle School music teacher Jessica Floyd, at right, spoke at the 4th District fall meeting about how Smith strongly supports all the CIS arts programs.

CHS students play poetry review game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS junior varsity baseball team defeats Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Marion County recently.

 

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

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitches a strike.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 12.

 

From left are freshman Kylar Cox, sophomore Shelby Hunt, senior Vivian Brown and junior Ian McAninch.

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.

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

CMS students honored at Board meeting

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently honored at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, for the recent academic successes.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis honored seventh-graders Haylee Allen, MaCayla Falls, Chase Hord and Whitney Frashure and eighth-grader Peyton Dabney.

 

From left, CMS seventh-graders MaCayla Falls and Whitney Frashure, eighth-grader Peyton Dabney and seventh-grader Chase Hord are recognized at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, for their recent academic team and Beta successes.

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.

CIS alumnus, parent receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools alumnus and parent Amanda McNeill received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 12.

 

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

 

McNeill, who graduated from Campbellsville High School and now has children attending Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CIS alumnus and parent Amanda McNeill with the community Change Award.

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.

CMS, CHS head custodian receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville middle and high school head custodian David Mardis received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 12.

 

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

 

Mardis received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CMS and CHS head custodian David Mardis with the classified Change Award.

CES students make gifts for their mothers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making gifts for their mothers.

 

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

 

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

CES students receive bicycles for perfect attendance

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES academic team students advance to region Governor’s Cup competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team members competed at District Governor’s Cup competition on Tuesday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 10, and won several awards.

 

And, as a result, six students will advance to region competition.

 

At Governor’s Cup competitions, teams compete in on-demand writing, quick recall, future problem solving and five written exams, including math, science, social studies, language arts and arts and humanities.

 

CES academic team members competed at District Governor’s Cup competition on Tuesday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 10, and won several awards. And, as a result, six students will advance to region competition. Students advancing are, from left, front, fifth-grader Logan England, third-grader Cayton Lawhorn and fourth-grader Connor Coots. Back row, fifth-graders Zeke Harris and Bryanna Fitzgerald and fourth-grader Grayson Dooley.

CMS fourth-graders draft field day teams

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are gearing up for field day.

 

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

 

Fourth-grade students recently divided up into teams.

 

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

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CHS girls’ JV basketball team wins District tournament

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ junior varsity basketball team is this year’s 20th District tournament champions.

 

CHS hosted the tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 7.

 

The team defeated Marion County by a score of 37-30 to advance to the championship game.

 

To win the tournament, CHS defeated Taylor County by a score of 30-19.

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ junior varsity basketball team is this year’s 20th District tournament champions. From left, front, are sophomore Bailey Thompson, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Rylee Petett, Bri Gowdy and Lainey Watson and sophomore Isis Coleman. Back, coach Debbie Gowdy-Smith, junior Dee Simpson, coach Katie Wilkerson, freshman Kenzi Forbis, sophomore Kalisha Murphy, junior Malaya Hoskins, sophomores Katelyn Miller and Siera Owens, freshman Abi Weidewitsch, coach Natalia Warren and freshman Catlyn Clausen.

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.

CIS honors the late Bobby Brockman

 

There will forever be an empty seat at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is paying tribute to the late Bobby Brockman, who was sports editor at Central Kentucky News-Journal when he died last month.

 

Brockman graduated from CHS in 1974, and attended countless sporting events in the gymnasium in his role as sports editor.

 

The section of bleachers where the late Bobby Brockman always sat in the CHS gym has been removed, and a plaque has been hung in its place.

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 dress as idioms

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are studying figurative language in their reading classes.

 

Students have recently learned all about personification, hyperboles, similes, metaphors and idioms.

 

To have some fun with their unit, students dressed as their favorite idioms on Friday, Feb. 9.

 

CES third-graders in Keri Richards’s class dress to represent their favorite idioms. From left are Natalia West, Rajon Taylor, Elijah Spurling, Baylee Pike, Rebecca Ray, teacher Keri Richard, Braelyn Taylor, River McFarland and Analeigh Foster.

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.

CHS boys’ basketball freshman team takes on Marion County

 

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

 

The teams squared off on Saturday, Feb. 3, in the first round of the 20th District tournament.

 

CHS freshman John Orberson scores two points.

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 write about their future careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are focusing on their future.

 

In Keri Richard’s third-grade class, students have been studying the importance of having a good career when they get older.

 

Richard talked to students about the difference between needs and wants, and how people must earn money so they can support their family.

 

CES third-grader River McFarland writes about becoming a doctor.

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.

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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CES students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently completed their first job applications.

 

Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson is talking to students about careers, and asking them what they want to be when they get older.

 

CES third-graders Malachi Sanford, at left, and Isaya Adams look at the many different careers they could have when they get older.

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

CES students study penguins

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning all about Antarctica and penguins.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s second-grade class, students have been discussing the different types of penguins and reading the classic novel “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” by Richard and Florence Atwater.

 

CES second-graders in Tonya Hagan’s class are learning all about penguins. Hagan recently brought several stuffed penguins to school to keep her students company as they wrote essays about the animals.

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.

CMS students have fun at Friday Finish

 

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

 

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

 

CMS students play Jake the Snake spirit game, led by teacher Michael Despain. Eighth-grader Peyton Dabney was the winner.

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.

CMS teacher to present, students to perform at KMEA conference

 

Campbellsville Middle School music teacher Jessica Floyd will present and a group of her students will perform at the Kentucky Music Educators Association professional development conference on Saturday, Feb. 10, in Louisville.

 

Floyd will present about how teachers can help their students create musical arrangements using classroom instruments or unconventional instruments.

 

Her students have created their own arrangement to the song “Believer,” originally recorded by Imagine Dragons.

 

CMS sixth-graders Diego Noyola, at left, and Tashaun Hart play “Believer” on the drums and trashcan.

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.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Feb. 5.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Daven Davis, kindergartener Andrew Stout, first-grader Tristian Harris, second-grader Javion Milby, kindergartener Fallyn Smith, third-grader Dre’mareon Gurley, second-grader Drake Edwards and first-grader Serenity Bell. Second row, kindergartener Carter Short, second-grader Lillian Martin, first-graders Bella Stout and Kaiden Bradfield, second-grader Willow Griffin, third-grader Peyton Mitchell, second-grader Bryant Mayo and fourth-graders Shaiden Calhoun and Alyssa Bennett. Back, third-grader Madison Smith, fifth-grader Ethan Cox, third-grader Weston Veltman and fifth-graders Shyanna Young, Dakota Broyles and Riley Newton. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Brayden Taylor and second-grader Tommy Caswell.

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.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 5.

 

From left are fifth-grader Jazzmin Coulter, first-grader Carson Montes, third-grader Dorothy Shively, kindergartener Tyrek Moore, fourth-grader Mary James and second-grader Amani Bridgewater.

CHS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School junior varsity baseball team defeated Taylor County on Wednesday, April 12.

 

Final score was 4-2.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay catches the ball at second.

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting some exercise and having fun.

 

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

 

CES preschool student Mason Conner plays with a hula hoop.

CES students practice vocabulary

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their vocabulary.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS senior girls’ basketball players honored

 

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

 

CHS defeated Washington County on Thursday, Feb. 8, by a score of 53-36.

 

After the game, which was the final home game of the season, senior players Vonnea Smith, Kayla Young, Nena Barnett and Kiyah Barnett were recognized.

 

CHS girls’ basketball players pose for a photo with senior players Vonnea Smith, Kayla Young and Nena Barnett.

CES students prepare for state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are working hard to prepare for state testing.

 

The students will undergo testing from May 2-4.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class have been working hard to practice for the math portion of the test.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones helps Rihanna Anderson and Brayden Paiz with a sample test question.

CES preschool students learn about kindergarten

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned what they can expect when attending kindergarten next school year.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, recently talked to the students about how kindergarten will be different from their preschool class.

 

Kennon said kindergarteners won’t take a nap during the day, and will meet new people.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, talks to CES preschool students about how they should manage their behavior in kindergarten. From left are Reece Williams, Rylee Karr, Kennon Dotson and Alinna Bray.

CES reading teacher receives Dare to Soar award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students are college, career ready

 

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

 

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CES students have fun at testing kickoff party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders had fun on Friday, April 28, during a party to kick off this year’s state standardized testing.

 

Students had fun playing soccer and tag, throwing Frisbees and hula hooping.

 

They were also treated to ice cream sundaes that they topped with cookies, marshmallows, chocolate syrup and much more.

 

CES third-grader Ryder Murphy kicks the ball.     CES third-grader Arianna Childers adds chocolate syrup to her ice cream sundae.

CES students practice writing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing writing letters – with Play-Doh.

 

In CES Explorers, students are playing games to help them learn sight words and letters.

 

At one station, students used Play-Doh to make letters.

 

CES kindergartner Scarlett Cook makes an N out of Play-Doh.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CMS to host K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon, leading up to state testing in May.

 

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

 

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

 

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CES students learn about music

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned all about percussion.

 

Campbellsville University Steel Band members came to CES to perform and to teach students about music and how to play the drums.

 

CES students were chosen from the audience to perform with the band.

 

CES kindergartener Tristian Harris plays the steel drum, with help from CU Steel Band member Chris Blakley.

CES third-graders receive encouragement for testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are undergoing state standardized testing this week.

 

To help encourage them, teachers are giving the students special treats and notes with positive messages.

 

Parents also wrote notes to be given to the students each day of testing.

 

CES third-grader Gracie Pendleton reads a note of encouragement from her grandfather.

CES students undergo health screenings

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 5.

 

From left are sophomore Gavin Johnson, freshman Riley Rainwater, junior Kalisha Murphy and senior Cody Davis.

CES hosts parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted parent-teacher conferences.

 

On Thursday, April 27, teachers were available to meet with students and their parents to discuss grades from the fourth nine-week grading period.

 

CES first-grade teacher Shirley Cox talks with a parent.

CES preschool students get ready to race

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting ready to race.

 

Students are learning all about the Kentucky Derby, and will race each other in their own derby on Wednesday, May 3.

 

CES preschool student Trezdyn Tonge paints with teacher Denise Cowherd.

CMS students play cards

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are undergoing state testing this week.

 

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

 

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

CMS student is first to win state Beta office

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Chase Hord has made school history.

 

Hord is the first CMS student to be elected to a state office at the Kentucky Junior Beta convention.

 

He was elected to serve as secretary at next year’s convention, and will move on to compete for the national secretary title this summer.

 

Eighth-grader Peyton Dabney won third place in social studies and seventh-grader Whitney Frashure won third place in language arts.

 

Hord and his campaign skit members, in addition to Frashure and Dabney, will advance to compete at the National Junior Beta Convention in Savannah, Ga., on June 13-16.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chase Hord, center, made history at this year’s Kentucky Junior Beta convention. Hord, center, was elected secretary and becomes the first CMS student to win a state office. Eighth-grader Peyton Dabney, at left, won third place in the social studies competition and seventh-grader Whitney Frashure won third place in language arts. Hord, Dabney and Frashure all advance to compete at the National Junior Beta convention in Savannah, Ga., on June 13-16.

CES students to undergo state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will undergo state standardized testing next week.

 

Third-graders – the only students to test at CES – will test on May 2-4.

 

Recently, first-graders in Lisa Mardis’s class made cards for the third-graders.

 

CES first-graders Kinsley Graham, at left, and Javion Milby make cards for third-grade students.

CES preschool students to become kindergarteners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are days away from becoming kindergarten students.

 

To reflect on what they’ve learned this school year, students in Denise Spencer’s class were recently asked to think about their favorite part of school.

 

Students drew a picture of what they enjoy about school and then Cowherd helped them write about it.


CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer helps Daisy Rakes write about her favorite part of school.

CHS concert band receives proficient rating at state contest

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS teacher honored in Frankfort with Teacher Achievement Award

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Ben Davis was honored recently in Frankfort with an award recognizing his contributions in the classroom.

 

Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline recently honored 24 teachers with 2018 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

 

Davis, who has taught English at CHS for about seven years, is among the list of 24 award winners.

 

As such, Davis and the other 23 teachers qualified to compete for the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, which were announced during a special ceremony in Frankfort on Tuesday, May 16.

 

CHS teacher Ben Davis receives his Teacher Achievement Award and is pictured with Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton, at left, and CHS Principal Kirby Smith.

CES students learn about government

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning all about the federal government.

 

In Donna White’s social studies class, students are studying the three branches of the federal government, including the legislative, executive and judicial.

 

Students are discussing the responsibilities and powers of each branch and learning about checks and balances.

 

CES fifth-graders Logan England, at left, and Morgan Spears work together to play a branches of government card sort game.

CMS students ready to ‘take a bite’ out of state testing

 

Campbellsville Middle School students have been preparing for upcoming state standardized testing.

 

Fourth-grade students have been preparing to “take a bite out of K-PREP” by coloring paper watermelons and decorating their hallways.

 

CMS fourth-grader Aiden Eastridge colors his watermelon.

CMS track teams compete in CKMSAC meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School track team competed in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference track meet on Monday, May 1, in Green County.

 

In girls’ action, seventh-grader Kitana Taylor finished first in the 100-meter dash and second in the 200.

 

CMS sixth-grader Levi Dicken finished fifth in shot put.

CES to host third-grade awards ceremony, art show

 

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

 

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

 

 

CES Third-Grade Awards

CES students learn about the water cycle

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning about the water cycle.

 

In Hannah Jones’s class, students are learning how water circulates between the earth’s oceans, atmosphere and land.

 

CES third-graders Trenton Harris, at left, and Christopher Jolivert place the steps to the water cycle in order.

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.