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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.

 

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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.

 

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CHS tennis teams to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

McDonald's

CHS to host Coaches vs. Cancer events

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Coaches vs. Cancer

CHS to name media center for former employee

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS to name media center for former employee

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

CHS to celebrate homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School will celebrate basketball homecoming next week.

 

Activities begin on Monday, Jan. 22.

 

Homecoming

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

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

Merry Christmas!

 

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

 

Best wishes from the Eagle family for a happy holiday.

 

Merry Christmas

CU education students visit CMS, CHS

 

Campbellsville University education students recently visited Campbellsville middle and high schools to observe and learn what it’s like being a teacher.

 

CHS Principal David Petett and CMS Principal Zach Lewis spoke to students as they began their day.

 

Petett and Lewis have both been classroom teachers, and are now in their first year as principals.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis, at left, and CHS Principal David Petett talk to Campbellsville University education students about what it’s like to be a teacher.

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 experiment with eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about eggs in their science class.

 

In Patty Haley’s third-grade class, students recently performed an experiment to see just how tough the egg membrane is and how it protects an egg.

 

Students are learning about the parts of an egg, from the yolk to the embryo to the membrane, and the purpose of each.

 

CES third-grader Angelina Babbs drops an egg.

CHS project graduation meeting set for Monday, Oct. 23

 

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

 

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

 

 

CMS

CES students count pumpkin seeds

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently did an experiment with pumpkins to guess how many seeds might be inside.

 

In Patty Haley’s third-grade class, students were recently put into groups and given a pumpkin.

 

Students were asked to analyze whether the size of the pumpkin determined how many seeds were found inside.

 

CES third-graders, from left, Reece Swafford, Joseph Greer, Cadence Burton and Angelina Babbs sort their pumpkin seeds with their classmates.

Board of Education meeting canceled

 

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

 

The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

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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 students build with marshmallows

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun learning with marshmallows.

 

First-graders in Luci Shofner’s and Miriah Cox’s classes were given several toothpicks and marshmallows and asked to build structures with them.

 

CES first-grader Kira Dotson holds her marshmallow structure.

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.

CES students count pumpkin seeds

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently did an experiment with pumpkins to guess how many seeds might be inside.

 

In Marcia Sharp’s third-grade class, students were recently put into groups and given a pumpkin.

 

Students were asked to analyze whether the size of the pumpkin determined how many seeds were found inside.

 

CES third-grade teacher Marcia Sharp helps Griffin Skaggs, at left, and Malia Thompson get the seeds out of their pumpkin.

CHS students to interview for jobs

 

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

 

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

CES Wings Express students sample apples

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about apples and then sampled some different kinds.

 

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

 

Freeman discussed the importance of being healthy, by washing hands, sleeping and eating properly.

 

CES Wings Express kindergarten student Victrin Ramsey samples an apple.

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

CMS students build spacecrafts

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently built their own spacecrafts.

 

In Jan Speer’s sixth-grade science classes, students participated in a NASA design challenge in which they were asked to build a shock-absorbing system.

 

The challenge was to build a spacecraft that falls the greatest distance while keeping two astronauts – in the form of marshmallows – safe.

 

CMS sixth-graders, from left, Kaden Bloyd, Ethan Murphy, Ryan Grubbs and Tucker Cartwright build their spacecraft.

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.

CMS students study figurative language

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders are learning about figurative language.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s language arts and reading class, students are learning to show, and not tell, in their writing.

 

Gribbins encouraged students to paint a word picture for their readers, and use descriptors instead of simply stating the obvious.

 

CMS sixth-grade teacher Andrea Gribbins shows her students a black widow spider and asks them to write about it using figurative language.

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

CMS sixth-graders learn about alliterations, similes

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders are learning about literal and figurative language.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s language arts and reading class, students have been discussing how they can use different types of language in their writing.

 

CMS sixth-grader Gabby Bright tries sweet and tart candies as she practices writing alliterations and similes.

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

CMS students experiment with Gobstopper candies

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently experimented with Gobstopper candies.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students are learning about how to set up and conduct experiments.

 

Students were divided into groups, given several Gobstopper candies and instructed to place them in the four corners of a bowl.

 

CMS eighth-grader MaCayla Falls pours water into her group’s bowl.

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

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

 

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

 

Homecoming

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

 

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

 

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

CES students experiment with eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about eggs in their science class.

 

In Marcia Sharp’s third-grade class, students recently performed an experiment to see just how tough the egg membrane is and how it protects an egg.

 

CES third-graders Ava Taylor, at left, and Annabelle Brockman drop their egg.

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

CES Wings Express students use leaves to create art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently used leaves to create art.

 

Kelsie Pepper from the Taylor County Public Library came to CES to read books and talk about leaves.

 

After reading, Pepper gave students a variety of colors and shapes of leaves to create animals.

 

CES first-grader Veda Burgess holds her leaf animal.

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 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 seniors to host car wash fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS FCA to host prayer walk

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS FCA

Board of Education to meet Oct. 16

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

SBDM

CMS 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

CES art students make ‘-ish’ drawings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own “-ish” drawings.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently listened to the book “-Ish” by Peter Reynolds.

 

In the book, main character Ramon loves to draw.

 

CES third-grader Hayden Maupin colors his “-ish” drawings.

CES students to raise money for Crusade for Children

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS softball, baseball teams to play in CKMSAC tournaments

 

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

 

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

CES preschool director to host enrollment drive

 

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

 

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

 

CES

CHS SBDM to meet Oct. 16

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

CES, CMS and CHS choirs to present fall concert

 

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

 

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

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

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

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

CHS students learn to weld

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning how to weld.

 

Several CHS students attend classes at the high school, and then travel to the Green County Area Technology Center for additional classes.

 

CHS junior Lane Bottoms learns to weld at the Green County Area Technology Center.

CMS to host dance

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

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

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 fourth-graders visit Mammoth Cave

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently visited Mammoth Cave.

 

Fourth-graders in Kaye Agathen’s, Garnetta Murrell’s, Maranda Wright’s and Samantha Coomer’s classes visited the cave for a tour.

 

They have been studying about caves in their science classes, so touring Mammoth Cave made their studies come to life.

 

CES fourth-graders sit inside Mammoth Cave.

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

CES kindergarteners learn about African musical instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about African musical instruments.

 

Penny Akers, a retired music teacher, recently visited students to talk about African music.

 

Penny Akers, a retired teacher, shows CES kindergarteners what a djembe looks and sounds like.

CHS senior to bowl at Lindsey Wilson College

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Fireworks

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CES artists draw still lifes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School artists recently learned to draw still lifes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned that a still life shows a group of objects in an interesting composition.

 

Students looked at several still lifes and studied the different shapes, lines and colors artists use when making the objects look realistic.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash shows her students how to draw a still life.

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 fourth-graders draw self-portraits

 

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

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently discussed how artists use distortion in their work.

 

CES fourth-grader Keaton Hord holds his finished distorted self-portrait.

CES students learn about fire prevention

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned the importance of working smoke detectors and how to stop, drop and roll.

 

Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel came to CES to talk about the importance of checking and changing the batteries in smoke detectors.

 

Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Captain Keith Bricken talks to CES second-grader Hunter Bates about the proper way to check the battery in a smoke detector.

CES art students draw family portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently drew family portraits.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students have been studying the principles of drawing.

 

As an assignment, Hash asked students to draw a portrait of their favorite people, doing something together either indoors or outside.

 

CES second-grader Raleigh Spencer colors his family portrait.

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 FCA students hear message

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes students recently heard a message encouraging them to keep Christ in Christmas.

 

Before the holiday break, Campbellsville University student Jordan Reed spoke to students about the Christmas story.

 

Reed, who is a senior, said the Christmas story can be applied to everyday life.

 

Campbellsville University senior Jordan Reed talks to CHS FCA members about keeping Christ in Christmas.     CHS FCA members play an icebreaker game in which students form a line and “write” a symbol on each other’s backs. The person at the front of the line tries to guess the symbol. Above, CHS junior Abbie Dicken writes on freshman Abi Wiedewitsch’s back.

CHS bowling tryouts are Friday, Oct. 13

 

Campbellsville High School bowling season will begin soon.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Eagle Bowling

CHS students to perform community service

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CES Wings Express students have fun at Family Night

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun during a Family Night.

 

Wings Express teachers hosted the special event, which offered a chili supper, photos with Santa and many fun activities for students and their families.

 

Students had fun making tote bags, making bracelets, decorating ornaments, drawing and coloring, playing pin the tail on the reindeer, getting treats at a cake walk and more.

 

CES first-grader Aubrey Allen, at left, and second-grader Addelyn Dooley paint ornaments.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

CHS swim team to host organizational meeting

 

Campbellsville High School swim team will soon begin its season.

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Swimming.

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

CMS boys’ basketball team advances to CKMSAC championship

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ seventh-grade basketball team has advanced to the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference championship game.

 

CMS seventh- and eighth-grade teams took on Green County in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 9.

 

In the seventh-grade game, CMS won by a score of 48-43, in overtime.

 

CMS seventh-graders Keondre Weathers, at left, and Kaydon Taylor celebrate as their game goes into overtime.

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

CES Wings Express students make Santa crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made some Santa Claus crafts.

 

Kelsie Pepper from the Taylor County Public Library came to CES to read with students and make Christmas crafts.

 

Pepper read Christmas stories and then helped students make a Santa Claus clothespin.

 

CES third-grader Kae’vin Spaulding holds his Santa clothespin.

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 kindergarteners learn about kindness

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about kindness.

 

Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talked to students about being polite and kind, and always using their table manners.

 

Orberson told students that it’s important to always say “please” and “thank you.”

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talks to kindergarten students about why it’s important to have good table manners.

CHS senior to play football at Kentucky State University

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS prom is Saturday night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students conduct mock trial

 

It took nearly three days for them to find her not guilty.

 

Campbellsville High School students in AP U.S. Government class, taught by Susan Dabney, recently learned all about the Supreme Court and how to conduct a criminal trial.

 

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

 

CHS sophomores, from left, Gavin Johnson and Zaria Cowan portray defense attorneys, as Alli Wilson plays the accused.

CHS tennis teams to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

CMS football team to host fall break dance

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Dance

CMS students write original songs

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently wrote their own original songs.

 

In Jessica Floyd’s music class, students studied how to compose music.

 

CMS sixth-graders Jacob Releford, at left, and KyAshia Mitchell play their group’s original song on the block and bells.

CHS FCA group to host prayer walk

 

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

 

The walk will begin in front of the CHS campus.

 

CHS FCA

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CES preschool students learn about the letter I

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about the letter I.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s class learned to write the letter in lowercase and uppercase, and talked about words that start with I.

 

CES preschool student Harmony Brown colors her worksheet containing words that start with I.

CES preschool students enjoy Halloween fun

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently enjoyed some Halloween fun.

 

Students in Julie Shelton’s and Denise Spencer’s classes ate special snacks, enjoyed some candy and made monster cookies.

 

CES preschool student Adaia Taylor holds her monster cookie.

CHS FCCLA students to collect items for Hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CMS students to raise money for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are raising money for hurricane victims.

 

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

 

All proceeds will be given to hurricane victims.

 

Bake Sale

CES preschool students learn about healthy eating

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned about healthy eating and tried some different types of apples.

 

Audrey Myers, extension agent for Family and Consumer Science at Taylor County Extension Office, came to CES recently to talk to preschool students about being healthy.

 

Audrey Myers, extension agent for Family and Consumer Science at Taylor County Extension Office, gives CES preschool student Zyron Young a high-five for trying all the different types of apples.

CES students to collect food, supplies for hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Items will be collected through Friday, Sept. 1.

 

Food Drive

CES preschool students celebrate birthdays

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated some of their classmates’ birthdays.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s classes like to have fun at special parties.

 

CES preschool student Charlotte Coots enjoys her ice cream.

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

CES preschool students have fun with leaves

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun learning with leaves.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students played a game together with leaves.

 

Shelton gave each student a bag of leaves, and then, one by one, they pulled the leaves out to look at its shape and color.

 

CES preschool student Noelan McMahan says he found a green leaf.

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 preschool students learn about the seasons

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about the four seasons.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students recently discussed the winter, spring, summer and fall seasons.

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton talks to her students about the fall season.

CES preschool students have fun learning

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun learning with each other.

 

Students enjoy reading books and writing.

 

Recently, in Denise Spencer’s class, students spent time reading together, learning about animals and making their very own books.

 

CES preschool students Rakim Dunn, at left, and Jasiahas Anderson read together.

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

Long-time CIS employee honored

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently honored one of its long-time employees.

 

Kay Cox, director of pupil personnel and food service secretary, recently retired after 36 years of service.

 

She was honored with a reception, and many of her former co-workers, family members and friends attended.

 

Kay Cox, director of pupil personnel and food service secretary, recently retired after 36 years of service at Campbellsville Independent Schools. She was honored with a reception, and many of her family members, friends and former co-workers attended.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting their exercise.

 

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

 

Students enjoy running, playing basketball and kickball and seeing who can hula hoop the longest.

 

From left, CES preschool students Xavien Smith, Rakim Dunn and Hoyt Davis have fun together playing with a kickball.

CES preschool students make polar bears

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about polar bears and then made their own.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are learning about animals that live in cold weather, such as polar bears.

 

CES preschool student Marla Bat holds her polar bear.

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 preschool students make penguins

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about penguins and then made their own.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are learning about animals that live in cold weather, such as penguins.

 

CES Preschool Assistant Brittany Johnson helps Xavien Smith paint his penguin.

CES to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

 

Red Ribbon Week

CHS boys’ junior varsity, varsity basketball teams take on LaRue County

 

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

 

In the junior varsity game, CHS lost a very close match up.

 

Final score was 49-52.

 

CHS freshman Kameron Smith drives the ball.

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CES to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Reminder

CMS girls’ basketball team selling championship t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS GB Team

CMS students present ‘The Wizard of Oz’

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently presented their version of “The Wizard of Oz.”

 

In Sharon Harris’s class, students are working to improve their reading skills.

 

After reading “The Wizard of Oz,” students wanted to use the story for a project.

 

CMS seventh-graders present “The Wizard of Oz.” From left are Leigh Hicks as the Wizard, Alexis Byers as Dorothy, Karlee Rakel as Scarecrow, Tonya Parker as Tin Girl and Ronin Smith portraying the Lion.

CMS basketball team selling championship shirts

 

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

 

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

 

CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Front     CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Back

CMS art students learn about surrealism

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning about surrealism.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students learned about surrealist artist Rene Magritte, who is known for creating thought-provoking images.

 

Magritte’s work depicted ordinary objects in an unusual context.

 

To create their own work in Magritte’s style, students played a game to determine which objects they would draw.

 

CMS eighth-graders Tayler Thompson, at left, and Sarah Adkins add oil pastels to their surrealism artwork.

CES Wings Express program to host family night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team took on Hart County on Monday, Jan. 8.

 

The CMS seventh-grade team will take on Casey County in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

 

The game will be played at Casey County Middle School, starting at 6 p.m.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chase Hord dribbles.

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

FCCLA

CMS students learn about graphing

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grade math students recently used a life-size graph to help them create their own graphs.

 

In Steven Gumm’s class, students are learning how to graph data.

 

To help illustrate the concepts, Gumm created a life-size graph to show students how to map the data.

 

CMS seventh-graders Chase Hord, at left, and Ronin Smith map data on a life-size graph.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CMS students learn about the power of words

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grade students are learning about the power of words.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s language arts class, students are discussing how they can change their words and then change the world.

 

CMS sixth-graders Andrea Gribbins talks with sixth-graders Jacob Releford, at left, and Layla Steen as they work with their group members.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team hosted Metcalfe County on Thursday, Jan. 4.

 

In the seventh-grade match up, CMS was victorious.

 

Final score was 45-32.

 

CMS seventh-graders Chase Hord, at left, and Deondre Weathers play defense.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Taj Sanders, freshman Arren Hash, sophomore Gracyne Hash and senior Kayla Young.

CMS to host book fair

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS students present ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ projects

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Haley Lopez presents her “To Kill a Mockingbird” project for Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith.

CHS baseball, softball teams head to Florida

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students get some exercise

 

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

 

Students enjoy spending time doing some warmup exercises and then playing a game or activity together.

 

CES kindergartener Kyler Wilson hula hoops.

CMS academic team raising money

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team is raising money.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

CES third-graders make New Year’s resolutions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently made New Year’s resolutions.

 

Students in Patty Haley’s class have discussed the tradition of making resolutions at the beginning of the year.

 

As a project, students were given a worksheet on which to write their own New Year’s resolution and then colored a face to tape on it.

 

CES third-grader Donnaven Phillips holds his New Year’s resolution project.

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 first-graders learn to blow bubbles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are learning to blow bubbles with chewing gum.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students recently enjoyed some chewing gum as part of a writing assignment.

 

CES first-grader Karter Young blows a bubble as he and classmates Briley Sapp and Tristian Harris watch.

CES students learn about measurements

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about measurements.

 

Students recently talked about how objects can be different heights and sizes.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Nikki Price helps Cameron Dean measure.

CIS adds staff members to Eagle family

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently added five employees to the Eagle family.

 

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

 

New employees met for orientation on Friday, Jan. 5, to learn about the District’s policies and procedures and more.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently added five employees to the Eagle family. From left are LeeAnn Grider, sixth- and seventh-grade math teacher at Campbellsville Middle School; Weston Horn, instructional assistant at Campbellsville Elementary School; Jacob Burdette, virtual lab instructor at Campbellsville High School; Judy Cox, media center assistant at CES; and Rebecca Lawless, attendance clerk at CHS.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Football Bass Tournament

CIS superintendent thanks Board members

 

Kentucky is once again observing the month of January as School Board Recognition Month.

 

As superintendent, and on behalf of the parents, students, teachers and all community partners, I want to thank Board members Pat Hall, Suzanne Wilson, Barkley Taylor, Angie Johnson and Mitch Overstreet.

 

These Board members serve our school and community with integrity and honor. They are committed to our children’s future.

 

Board members

Board of Education members honored

 

Campbellsville Board of Education members were honored at their regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 8, for their dedication and service to Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

The month of January is recognized as School Board Recognition Month.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honored each Board member with a certificate of thanks.

 

And, on behalf of staff members and administrators, Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Elisha Rhodes, Campbellsville Middle School Principal Zach Lewis and Campbellsville High School Principal David Petett presented the Board members with some Eagle apparel.

 

In honor of the month of January being recognized as School Board Recognition Month, Campbellsville Board of Education members were honored at their regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 8, for their dedication and service to Campbellsville Independent Schools. From left are Mitch Overstreet, Board Chair Pat Hall, Board Vice Chair Suzanne Wilson and Angie Johnson and Barkley Taylor.

CMS girls’ basketball tryouts set for May 3

 

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

 

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

 

Transportation will be provided from CMS to the CES gym.

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS football team to host bass tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner First United Methodist Church received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 8.

 

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

 

The church, which has supported CIS students for more than 30 years, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Linda Dernier, at left, and Lana Helm, who coordinate the Stars Child program at First United Methodist Church, with the community Change Award.

CES to celebrate Music Week

 

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

 

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

 

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CHS football team to host kickoff dinner and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Eagle Football

CES kindergarten assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Kindergarten Assistant Zach Durham received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 8.

 

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

 

Durham received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES Kindergarten Assistant Zach Durham with the classified Change Award.

Eagle football camp begins May 30

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Sharon Harris received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 8.

 

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

 

Harris, who has taught at Campbellsville Middle School since 1986, received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CMS teacher Sharon Harris with the certified Change Award.

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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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

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 8.

 

From left are eighth-grader Grant Lawson and seventh-grader Blake Tungate. Sixth-grader Zachary Johnson isn’t pictured.

CMS to host canned food drive

 

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

 

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

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams sweep Taylor County

 

For the second time this season, Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams have swept Taylor County.

 

The teams met for the second time this season on Friday, Jan. 5.

 

Final score of the girls' game was 54-39.

 

And final score of the boys' game was 66-63, in overtime.

 

CHS senior Connor Wilson screams as his team takes the lead.     CHS senior Kiyah Barnett looks for a rebound.

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

CMS students prepare ‘survival guide’ for new teacher

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grade leadership students recently created a “survival guide” for their new teacher.

 

LeeAnn Grider, who completed a teaching degree at Campbellsville University last month, is now teaching sixth-grade math at CMS.

 

Grider also recently completed student teaching at Campbellsville elementary and high schools.

 

In Grider’s leadership class, she asked students to prepare a “survival guide” for her to learn all she needs to know about CMS.

 

From left, CMS sixth-graders Brianna Dobson, Angel Walker and Zachary Johnson present their “survival guide” to help teacher LeeAnn Grider learn about her new school.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CES first-graders enjoy center time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders have enjoyed coming back to school.

 

Recently, students had fun during center time.

 

CES first-graders Aubreigh Knifley, at left, and Cloud Malone read together.

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

CES students write about Christmas vacation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their writing skills.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students recently discussed what they did during Christmas vacation.

 

CES second-grader Drake Edwards writes about his Christmas vacation.

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.

CES fourth-graders learn about idioms

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are learning to expand their writing skills.

 

In Maranda Wright’s reading classes, students are discussing idioms, alliterations, similes and metaphors.

 

CES fourth-grader Ethan Garrison draws a picture of the idiom “burning a hole in my pocket.”

CES students have fun during indoor recess

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently had fun during indoor recess.

 

Students in Luci Shofner’s class spend time each day learning and having fun together.

 

For their recess time, since they can’t go outside to play, students enjoy coloring, building with blocks and shapes, playing with Play-Doh and more.

 

CES first-grader Ronnie Allen builds an airplane with shapes.

CMS girls’ basketball team competes in tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball seventh-grade winter ball team recently competed in a tournament.

 

The team competed in the Barren County New Year’s Tournament and finished in fourth place.

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball seventh-grade winter ball team recently won fourth place in the Barren County New Year’s Tournament. The team includes, from left, seventh-grader BreAnna Humphress, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Miley Hash and seventh-graders Dakota Slone, Bri Hayes, Briana Davis, Mary Russell and Asia Barbour.

CMS parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

CIS

CES preschool students learn about snow

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about the winter season.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students are reading books about winter and talking about what happens during the season.

 

CES preschool assistant Jessica Williams talks to students about snow and how much fun they have playing in it.

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 celebrate

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated the end of the first week of school in 2018.

 

At the school assembly on Friday, Jan. 5, students gathered together to recite the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, celebrate students who have had birthdays and cheer for the Eagles.

 

And, at the end of the assembly, students had a dance party before going to their classrooms.

 

CES fifth-graders dance after the first school assembly of 2018.

CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES to celebrate Dr. Seuss

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Jan. 1.

 

First-grader John Hagan Newton received the award.

 

CES first-grader John Hagan Newton is his school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Jan. 1.

CHS to celebrate homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School will celebrate basketball homecoming next week.

 

Activities begin on Monday, Jan. 30.

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Ruby Hatfield, freshman Abi Wiedewitsch, senior Ethan Lay and sophomore Noah Hughes.

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

 

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

 

Four designs are available.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS eighth-grade basketball players, cheerleaders honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade boys’ basketball players and cheerleaders were honored on Thursday, Jan. 4.

 

The players and cheerleaders were recognized during the team’s game vs. Metcalfe County.

 

Those recognized include Dakota Harris, Adrien Smith, Logan Phillips, Brice Spaw, Josh Lucas, Jarred Mays and Jack Sabo.

 

Cheerleaders honored include Alexis Thomas, Christina Miller and Myricle Gholston.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade boys’ basketball players and cheerleaders were honored on Thursday, Jan. 4. From left are cheerleaders Myricle Gholston, Alexis Thomas and Christina Miller, basketball players Dakota Harris, Adrien Smith, Logan Phillips, Jack Sabo, Brice Spaw, Josh Lucas, Jarred Mays and coach Joseph Taylor.

CHS students teach computer coding

 

Campbellsville High School students recently taught elementary school students how to write computer coding.

 

As part of the Hour of Code initiative, a group of Student Technology Leadership Program students taught Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders in Patty Haley’s class about computer coding.

 

CHS junior Brandon Greer teaches CES third-graders how to write computer coding.

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 have fun on ‘Dojo Day’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun during a special “Dojo Day” of fun activities.

 

Students who had earned enough Dojos could attend the special activities.

 

CES fourth-graders Raenna Jefferson, at left, and Lauren Pace slide down an inflatable.

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

CIS presents ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students recently created the sounds of Christmas.

 

CIS presented its annual “Christmas Spectacular” on Sunday, Dec. 10, in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Music ensembles from Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools performed, including the second-grade choir, the third-, fourth- and fifth-grade choir, the CHS jazz band, the CMS and CHS choirs, winds and percussion students and beginning band students.

 

CES second-graders Lucian Abel, at left, and Jayden Cox perform.     From left, CMS eighth-graders Isabella Vannice, Myricle Gholston and Abby Brisko sing.     CHS choir members sing. In front, from left, are junior Jeremiah Jackson, senior Darius Wright and sophomore Zaria Cowan.

CES preschoolers, kindergarteners meet Santa

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool and kindergarten students recently had a visit from a very special guest.

 

Before Christmas break, students wrote letters to Santa, telling him they have been very good this year.

 

And, shortly after Santa received the letters, he came to CES to see the preschool and kindergarten students.

 

CES preschool students see if Santa’s beard is real.

CES kindergarteners present Christmas program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently presented a Christmas musical.

 

Under the direction of CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, students sang Christmas songs and performed dances.

 

Students performed for their CES classmates during the school day, and then hosted a performance for their parents in the evening.

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, front, Ambie Edwards and Lilly Spencer sing. In back are Abel Wilson and Kyler Wilson.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

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

CES parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CES fifth-graders visit rehabilitation center

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade students recently visited the residents at a local rehabilitation center.

 

Students visited Grandview before Christmas break, and sang Christmas carols and read to residents.

 

They also spent time talking with the residents and enjoyed getting to know them.

 

CES fifth-grader Deason Smith reads to a Grandview resident.

CMS Beta Club selling sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Beta Sweatshirts

CES Wings Express students make Christmas trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently celebrated Christmas by making their very own Christmas trees.

 

Kindergarten students were given construction paper and cut out shapes to make a tree, ornaments and a star.

 

Then, students glued the pieces together to make their trees.

 

CES kindergartener Alex Newcomb holds his Christmas tree.

CES fourth-graders make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently made their own Christmas ornaments.

 

Students made snowflakes, wreaths, gingerbread men and Christmas trees.

 

From left, CES fourth-graders Raegan Hayes, Alyssa Knezevic and Chloe Bates hold their ornaments.

CHS students to raise money for cancer research

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pennies for Patients

CHS boys’ basketball team finishes Holiday Classic as runners-up

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team hosted the Holiday Classic recently, and finished the tournament as runners-up.

 

In the first round, CHS defeated Carlisle County by a score of 92-64.

 

In the second round, CHS defeated Gallatin County a score of 54-46.

 

And, in the game to capture the championship title, CHS lost a very close game to Bardstown by a score of 58-59.

 

CHS boys’ basketball team is the runner-up in its Holiday Classic tournament. From left are junior Taj Sanders, sophomores Malachi Corley and Mikael Vaught, senior Chanson Atkinson, sophomore Noah Hughes, seniors Ethan Lay, Connor Wilson and Logan Cole, freshmen John Orberson, Kameron Smith and Tristin Faulkner, senior Toyse Cox, sophomore Mark Rigsby and junior Davon Cecil.

CHS girls’ basketball team finishes Food Pantry Holiday Classic in fourth place

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team hosted the Food Pantry Holiday Classic recently, and finished the tournament in fourth place.

 

In the first round, CHS defeated Henry County by a score of 51-29.

 

In the second round, CHS lost to North Bullitt by a score of 30-57.

 

And, in the game to capture the third-place title, CHS lost to Green County by a score of 44-67.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Gowdy dribbles.

CMS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

Red Ribbon Week

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

CMS will host Hart County on Tuesday, Jan. 2, and Metcalfe County on Thursday, Jan. 4.

 

Games begin at 5:30 p.m. at the CES gym.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Andrew Mardis, center, battles for the ball.

CHS girls’ freshman basketball team defeats Taylor, Adair counties

 

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

 

In the game vs. Taylor County, CHS won by a score of 33-17.

 

And the final score of the Adair County game was 42-14.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Rylee Petett plays defense.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on Green County

 

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

 

In the junior varsity match up, CHS was victorious.

 

Final score was 43-39.

 

CHS junior Davon Cecil sets up a play.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Adair County

 

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

 

In the eighth-grade game, the CMS team picked up a win.

 

Final score was 48-23.

 

CMS seventh-grader Kaydon Taylor drives the ball.

CES students write Christmas poetry

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently wrote their own Christmas poetry.

 

In Maranda Wright’s reading class, students have been learning about haikus.

 

To practice, students wrote their own Christmas-themed haikus.

 

CES fourth-graders Carson Mills, at left, and Alyssa Knezevic create their Christmas haiku ornaments.

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

CES students make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own wooden Christmas ornaments.

 

Students in Tracey Rinehart’s class made the ornaments out of pieces of wood cut from trees.

 

CES second-grade teacher Tracey Rinehart helps Logan Weddle paint a snowman on his ornament.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

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

 

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

CES students make ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently made their own Christmas ornaments.

 

As a project, students were asked to choose a book to read.

 

After reading their book, the students completed a worksheet and wrote about why they liked the book and drew a picture depicting the story.

 

Then, students made a Christmas ornament based on the story or a character from the book.

 

CES second-grader Ben Lord tells his classmates about his ornament.

CES to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Cystic Fibrosis

CES students have fun during Grinch Day

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently spent a day having fun while learning the story of the Grinch who stole Christmas.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Nikki Price’s, Leanna Cundiff’s and Kimberly Clark’s classes spent a day watching “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” making Grinch handprints, coloring the Grinch while learning sight words and making their very own Grinch snack.

 

CES kindergartener Kyler Wilson holds his Grinch handprint.     CES kindergartener Kalie Pilkington holds her Grinch snack.

CES kindergarteners make elf hats

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently got in the Christmas spirit.

 

Students made several Christmas crafts and read some holiday stories.

 

One of their activities was making their very own elf hats.

 

CES kindergarten assistant Brittany Johnson smiles as Gracie McKenzie tries on her elf hat.

CES Wings Express students read ‘The Polar Express’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently celebrated Christmas by reading a special story.

 

Before the Christmas break, Campbellsville University education student Jordyn Bray read “The Polar Express” to CES Wings Express kindergarten students.

 

Campbellsville University education student Jordyn Bray gives CES Wings Express kindergarten students their very own Polar Express sleigh bell.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The fee to attend is $35.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CES students selling pizza to raise money for arts programs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

This year’s goal is to raise $1,300.

 

Little Casears

CES Wings Express students celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently celebrated Christmas together.

 

Before the Christmas break, students had special snacks and spent time making Christmas crafts and coloring Christmas pictures.

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, Tatum Hoskins, Jaxon Williams and Joshua Dickens color with Campbellsville University education student Brandon Rioux during a Christmas party for Wings Express students.

CES, CMS to host book fairs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Book Fair

CES staff members honored

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored several staff members who retired during the first half of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Those retiring include teacher Lynn Kearney, teacher Melanie Cox, bookkeeper Patti Caulk and media center assistant Lois Kemp.

 

Lynn Kearney laughs with his family members.     Melanie Cox hugs her students.     CES Principal Elisha Rhodes talks about Lois Kemp’s memories at CES.

CES teachers perform ’The Twelve Days of Christmas’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School teachers and administrators recently performed a special song for their students.

 

At the school assembly on Monday, Dec. 18, the group performed a rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

 

CES teacher Ann Michael Tucker catches teacher Maranda Wright as they sing “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

CES preschool students present Christmas musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently presented a Christmas musical for their classmates.

 

Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s students practiced their songs and dances for several weeks.

 

CES preschool students, from left, Onyx Hunter, Noelan McMahan, Jayla Barbee and Zyron Young perform with their classmates.

CES fourth-graders present ‘Run, Run, Rudolph’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently performed for their classmates.

 

In their music class, Garnetta Murrell’s leadership students recently learned to play the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders perform “Run, Run, Rudolph.” In front are Joshua Weise, at left, and Stanley Napper. Back, Adrianna Garvin and Isaiah Jeffries.

CES preschool students present Christmas musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently presented a Christmas musical for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

Students performed their musical on Tuesday, Dec. 19.

 

Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s students practiced their songs and dances for several weeks.

 

CES preschool students Layla Barbee, at left, and Anthony McClure sing Christmas songs.

CES first-graders learn about warm, cool colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently learned about warm and cool colors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned that warm and cool colors can evoke specific emotions and are used for many artistic purposes.

 

CES first-grader John Hagan Newton colors his warm and cool color house.

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 second-graders learn about warm, cool colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently learned about warm and cool colors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students practiced what they learned by doing some drawing and coloring.

 

CES second-grader Madison Choate colors her warm and cool color face.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CES preschool students celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun together celebrating Christmas.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s classes had parties to celebrate the holiday, complete with special snacks.

 

From left, CES preschool students Priyanka Flores, Marla Bat and Hoyt Davis enjoy their class Christmas party.

CMS yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville Middle School yearbooks are on sale now.

 

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

 

CMS Yearbook

CES kindergarteners make edible Christmas trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made edible Christmas trees.

 

Students in Nikki Price’s class are learning about shapes.

 

To help them learn the shape of a 3D cone, students were given an ice cream cone to start their edible tree.

 

CES kindergartener Shannon Carmicle enjoys his edible Christmas tree.

CMS students make solar system models

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently made models of the solar system.

 

In Jan Speer’s sixth-grade science class, students learned about the many parts of the solar system.

 

As a project for the unit, students were divided into groups and given the task of making their own solar system model.

 

CMS sixth-graders Gabby Bright, at left, and Chloe Thompson present their solar system model.

CHS students make Christmas cookies

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made cookies in a bag to give as Christmas presents.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, recently visited Deanna Campbell’s classes.

 

Freeman taught students how to make cranberry hootycreeks cookies in a bag – which they took home to bake or gave to their loved ones as a Christmas present.

 

From left, CHS senior Jonta’ Strawther and freshmen Gracie O’Rafferty and Carly Adams scoop cranberry hootycreeks cookies.

CMS science students build their own elements

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently had fun building their own atomic elements.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students are studying the elements that make up the periodic table.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tezon Mitchell, at left, presents about Helium as classmate Jaylin Napier holds his model.

CMS football coaches take student shopping

 

Campbellsville Middle School football coaches recently took a deserving student shopping.

 

Coaches have begun a Shop with Eagle Coaches initiative to provide Christmas presents for a deserving student.

 

With help from CMS Principal Zach Lewis and Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch, the coaches recently took their adopted student shopping for clothing, toys and more.

 

CMS football coaches recently took deserving student Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Stanley Napper, in front, shopping for toys and clothes. From left are coaches Shumari Bridgewater, Tommy Allen, John Gholston, Isaiah Perkins, Bronson Gowdy and Aaron Webb. Absent from the photo is coach Will Griffin.

CMS students learn about Christmas traditions around the world

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grade students recently taught their classmates about holiday traditions from around the world.

 

Tiarra Cecil’s sixth-grade social studies students spent several days working in groups to create a presentation.

 

Students were divided into groups and assigned a country to research.

 

CMS sixth-graders, from left, Gracie Taylor, Zachary Johnson, Jesse King and Aryanna Britton present about holiday traditions in Japan.

CMS students treated to pizza party

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently treated to a pizza party.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis hosted the party for his students, to celebrate the Christmas holiday and to reward students for working hard this school year.

 

CMS sixth-graders enjoy their pizza. From left, front, are Tucker Cartwright, Leo Lamer and Chase Lawless. In back are Hunter Falls and Jovi Bowen.

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

 

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

 

The pullovers are Holloway brand and they are fitted.

 

Cost is $50.

 

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

Elves wreak havoc at CES

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have recently noticed some messes in their classrooms.

 

Shortly before Christmas break, elves arrived at CES to watch over students.

 

Santa sent the elves to make sure students were being good for their teachers and parents.

 

Elves recently created some messes at CES. This elf helped himself to a classroom candy basket.

CES first-graders learn about the Grinch

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently got in the Christmas spirit.

 

Before leaving for Christmas break, students learned all about the Grinch and then made their own.

 

CES first-grader Ahryan Wilson smiles as he poses as the Grinch.

CES kindergarteners make Christmas crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently had fun making Christmas crafts.

 

Students rotated to four stations to make Christmas cards, play bingo, dance to Christmas music and make jingle bell bracelets.

 

CES kindergarten teachers are Lisa Wiseman, Nikki Price, Kimberly Clark and Leanna Cundiff.

 

CES kindergartener Amiiyah Nunez makes a Christmas card.

CES students have fun coloring, making Christmas cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun coloring Christmas pictures and making their own Christmas cards.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students made cards to send to soldiers.

 

And, during a rotation of Christmas activities, fourth-graders colored Christmas scenes.

 

CES first-graders, from left, Justin Walls, Aubrey Novak and Caleb Goodson make Christmas cards for soldiers.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

CES students celebrate Christmas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently celebrated Christmas together.

 

Students exchanged gifts and enjoyed special snacks together.

 

Teachers brought in special gifts for all their students to enjoy during school, such as educational and fun games.

 

CES third-grader Malachi Sanford opens a gift that Santa brought for Keri Richard’s classroom.

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

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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

CES students make candy cane, snowflake ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently made their own candy cane ornaments.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s class had fun making their own ornaments to hang on their class Christmas tree.

 

CES second-grader Bella Stout hangs her ornament on the class tree.

CHS students spread Christmas cheer

 

Campbellsville High School choir students recently spread some Christmas cheer.

 

Under the direction of music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, choir members recently sang Christmas carols at Taylor County Bank.

 

CHS choir members sing Christmas carols at Taylor County Bank. From left, front, are freshman Trinity Lobb and music teacher Cyndi Chadwick. Back, freshman Noah Mardis and seniors Vivian Brown and Haley Fitch.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

CHS 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 boys’ basketball teams take on Hart County

 

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

 

In the junior varsity match up, CHS got the win.

 

Final score was 55-36.

 

CHS sophomore Mark Rigsby drives the ball to take a shot.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Green County

 

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

 

CMS will host Hart County on Tuesday, Jan. 2, and Metcalfe County on Thursday, Jan. 4.

 

Games begin at 5:30 p.m.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Rowan Petett protects the ball.

CMS boys’ basketball team defeats Monroe County

 

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

 

Seventh-graders won their match up.

 

Final score was 37-28.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chase Hord tries to steal the ball.

CHS bowling teams take on Nelson County, Thomas Nelson and Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School bowling teams recently battled Nelson County, Thomas Nelson and Bardstown.

 

The boys’ teams were victorious in all three matches.

 

CHS sophomore Patrick Walker led his team, bowling a 279.

 

CHS sophomore Patrick Walker takes aim.

CHS girls’ basketball teams defeat Green County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshman and junior varsity basketball teams recently defeated Green County.

 

Final score of the freshman game was 42-37.

 

And the JV team won by a score of 43-37.

 

CHS freshman Catlyn Clausen passes.

CHS baseball team to host annual lasagna dinner, auction

 

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

 

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

CIS marching ensemble selling t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Band

CHS bowling teams take on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School bowling teams recently took on Taylor County.

 

Despite a good effort, the CHS boys’ and girls’ teams couldn’t get the wins.

 

The teams will take on Russell County on Saturday, Jan. 13, at Laker Lanes.

 

CHS junior Brody Weeks takes aim.

CHS boys’ basketball teams defeat Adair County

 

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

 

CHS won the freshman game by a score of 32-24.

 

And the final score of the junior varsity game was 62-39.

 

CHS sophomore Mark Rigsby blocks.

CMS eighth-grade basketball team advances in CKMSAC tournament

 

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

 

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

CES students have fun at elf’s disco party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently had fun at a disco party – hosted by their elf on a shelf.

 

Eaglette, the elf on the shelf visiting Patty Haley’s classroom, has had lots of fun this Christmas season.

 

Recently, Eaglette left a note for Haley’s students saying she is very proud of them for doing so well on the Star reading and math tests.

 

From left, CES third-graders Aidan Wilson, Devyn Tingle, Yazlyn Sutton and Drevonte Gurley dance with their classmates in a conga line during their disco party.

CHS academic team challenges teachers

 

Campbellsville High School academic team recently challenged their teachers to a quick recall match.

 

To help prepare for upcoming competitions, the students competed against their teachers in two rounds of quick recall questions.

 

Though the students kept the match close, the teachers were victorious.

 

From left, Guidance Counselor Richard Dooley and teachers Ben Davis and Mary Jo Hazel discuss a question.     CHS academic team members, from left, juniors Randy Harris and Elizabeth Sullivan and freshman Haley Lopez listen to a question.

CES art students create self-portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own self-portraits.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are learning about how artists create emotion through their work.

 

CES second-grader Tina Jiang colors her self-portrait.

CES kindergarteners learn about warm, cool colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently learned about warm and cool colors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students practiced what they learned by doing some painting.

 

CES kindergartener Gracie McKenzie glues her leaves to her cool color painting.

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 preschool students perform experiment

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently performed a science experiment.

 

Students in Julie Shelton’s class had some fun with candy canes.

 

Shelton helped students learn about how candy canes are made, and then placed them in some liquids to see what happens.

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton places candy canes in hot water, cold water and vinegar to see what will happen.

CES kindergarteners practice coloring

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun coloring Christmas pictures.

 

To color one picture correctly, Lisa Wiseman’s students had to use a code to decipher.

 

CES kindergartener Jeremiah Stebelton uses a code to color his Christmas reindeer.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Bardstown

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team recently took on Bardstown.

 

CMS will host Hart County on Tuesday, Jan. 2, and Metcalfe County on Thursday, Jan. 4.

 

Games begin at 5:30 p.m.

 

CMS seventh-graders, from left, Keondre Weathers, Deondre Weathers and Chase Hord celebrate after a play.

CES second-graders read to preschool students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grades recently spent time with some younger students.

 

The second-graders spent time reading books and talking to students in Denise Spencer’s and Julie Shelton’s preschool classes.

 

CES second-grader Zach Hak reads to preschool students Zyron Young, at left, and Modesty Taylor.

CHS students make computer apps

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made their own computer apps and showcased them for their classmates.

 

AP computer science principles students in Sonya Kessler’s class were recently challenged to make an original computer app.

 

CHS senior Cass Kidwell lets sophomore Ben Arachi use his app to “order” a pizza.

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.

CMS students learn about weather

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning about weather in their science class.

 

In Jan Speer’s class, students recently put their knowledge to the test.

 

Speer asked students to build a windproof house, by using a paper house and only paperclips, toothpicks, stickers and paper to reinforce it.

 

CMS sixth-graders Brooklyn Mays, at left, and Aaliyah Nunez work together to design and build their windproof houses.

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

CMS hosts after-school study session

 

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

 

About 50 students attended.

 

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

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis works with sixth-grader Grace Tungate.

CMS baseball team selling drinks as fundraiser

 

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

 

The drinks are $18 a case.

 

CMS Baseball Drinks Fundraiser

CHS students decorate Christmas tree at nursing home

 

Campbellsville High School students recently decorated a tree to help bring Christmas cheer to residents at a local nursing home.

 

Several CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students, including freshmen Carly Adams and Chloe Garrett, sophomore Jakyia Mitchell, junior Caleigh Bright and senior Vivian Brown recently decorated a tree with purple and gold ornaments at The Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Campbellsville.

 

To complete the tree, the students placed purple and gold presents underneath it.

 

CHS FCCLA students, from left, sophomore Jakyia Mitchell, senior Vivian Brown, freshmen Carly Adams and Chloe Garrett and junior Caleigh Bright decorate the FCCLA club’s Christmas tree, which is on display at the Grandview.

CHS boys’ basketball team defeats Hart County

 

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

 

Earlier this month, the team hosted and played in the Domino’s Tip-Off Classic.

 

Final score was 83-75.

 

CHS senior Connor Wilson plays defense.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students meet author via Skype

 

Campbellsville High School students recently met a best-selling author via Skype.

 

Students studying English in Lindsay Williams’s class recently read the book “Be Frank With Me” by Julia Claiborne Johnson.

 

The book centers on Alice, who is an assistant at a New York publishing house. She is sent to look after a client, Mimi, and meets her son, Frank. The story details Alice’s experiences with the odd family.

 

CHS teacher Lindsay Williams and her students talk with author Julia Claiborne Johnson, who wrote “Be Frank With Me.”

CES students have fun at dance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had lots of fun at the first dance of the school year.

 

Students in third-, fourth- and fifth-grades were invited to attend the dance, which was hosted by the Campbellsville High School soccer team.

 

CES students have fun dancing together.

CMS students shop with reading points

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently took their reading points shopping.

 

Teachers use a variety of motivational programs to help students develop reading skills.

 

Students read books and complete projects about them. The student is awarded points based on how well they complete the project.

 

CMS sixth-graders spend their reading points.

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.

 

CES fifth-graders shop with their AR points.

CHS seniors preparing for graduation

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School

CHS students play review game

 

Campbellsville High School students recently had fun playing a game to review for an exam.

 

Students in Blake Milby’s world civilization class have been preparing for a final exam.

 

To test their knowledge, students played a game in the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire style.

 

CHS freshman Tyreece Washington answers a question.

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 girls’, boys’ basketball teams take on Cumberland County

 

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

 

The girls’ team won its game by a score of 54-22.

 

CHS senior Nena Barnett led her team with 12 points. Her twin sister Kiyah Barnett added 10.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith attempts to block a pass.     CHS sophomore Malachi Corley sets up a play.

CHS soccer team raising money

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

CHS Soccer

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Davon Cecil, sophomore Taekwon McCoy and freshman Chloe Garrett. Absent from the photo is senior Chanson Atkinson.

CES kindergarteners make elf hats

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are getting in the Christmas spirit.

 

Recently, students made several Christmas crafts and read some holiday stories.

 

One of their activities was making their very own elf hats.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff helps Kingson Duncan try on his elf hat.

CES first-graders present reader’s theater

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently presented a reader’s theater for their classmates.

 

At the school assembly on Friday, Dec. 15, students in Amanda Barnett’s class performed “’Twas the Night Before Christmas Break.”

 

CES first-grader Ryne Gumm smiles as he delivers the last line.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team recently took on Elizabethtown High School.

 

In the junior varsity match up, the CHS team fought hard but couldn’t get the win.

 

Final score was 28-38.

 

And in the varsity game, CHS lost by a score of 28-65.

 

CHS freshman Kenzi Forbis looks for a rebound.

CHS boys’ freshmen basketball team defeats Green County

 

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

 

Final score was 64-54.

 

CHS freshman Blase Wheatley drives the ball to the hoop.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are first-grader Aubrey Allen, first-grader Raelin Goddard, second-graders Tristen Williams and Addelyn Dooley, fourth-grader Kendall Bright, first-graders John Lane and Addison Perkins and second-grader Carter Wethington. Second row, kindergartener Alaziah Smith, first-grader Laurna McKenzie, second-grader Lucian Abel, third-grader Natalia West, second-grader Lillian Martin, kindergartener Lukas Adams and third-grader Jaylin Christie. Back, third-grader Alexia Howard, fourth-grader Brayden Paiz and fifth-graders Joseph Gutierrez, Skylar Wilhoite and Jazzmin Coulter. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Noah Milburn and third-graders Hayden Maupin and Destiny Choate.

INFAC donates to Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

INFAC North America Inc. recently donated $2,000 to Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

The money will be used toward providing technology equipment and upgrades for student use at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

INFAC North America recently donated $2,000 to Campbellsville Independent Schools. Brian Bland, general manager, at right, made the presentation. Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, accepted the donation on behalf of Campbellsville Independent Schools.

CES students write letters to Santa

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently wrote letters to Santa, in hopes he might visit them come Christmas.

 

In their letters, students thanked Santa for coming to see them last year, and passed along that they have been good this year.

 

And while students asked for gifts, they also asked for all children in the world to have toys, clothes, food and loving parents.

 

Letters to Santa

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Dec. 11.

 

Second-grader Elizabeth Foster received the award.

 

CES second-grader Elizabeth Foster is her school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Dec. 11.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are kindergartener Linnly Adams, first-grader Jackson Wright, fourth-grader Stanley Napper and second-grader Katelynn Vest. Absent from the photo are third-grader Destiny Choate and fifth-grader Daisy Wilkerson.

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CES students learn about contractions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about contractions.

 

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

 

CES reading interventionist Laura Dicken works with CES first-graders, from left, Trinity Clark, Kasen Smith and Gabriella Tate as they learn about contractions.

CHS students learn about reform movements

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about 19th century reform movements.

 

Students in Susan Dabney’s advanced placement United States history class, students worked in groups to research different reform movements.

 

CHS juniors Randy Harris, at left, and Dakota Reardon present about the Second Great Awakening reform movement.

CES first-graders focus on reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are focusing on their reading skills.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students spend time each day working on reading.

 

CES first-grader Karter Young reads to classmate Gabriella Tate.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sophomore Katelyn Miller, junior Salena Ritchie and freshman Noah Mardis. Absent from the photo is senior Sara Farmer.

CHS art students learn about set design

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned all about designing sets for plays and musical productions.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students discussed how sets are first designed and then created.

 

CHS junior Annie Lee, at left, and freshman Chloe Garrett work on their models.

CMS academic team competes

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team recently competed in a quick recall competition.

 

The team competed on Monday, Dec. 11, at Taylor County Middle School.

 

CMS sixth-grader Kayden Birdwell listens to a math question.

CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted student-led conferences on Monday, Dec. 11.

 

About 50 students attended with their parents.

 

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

 

CMS sixth- and seventh-grade teacher Tiarra Cecil talks with her students.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CMS, 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

CMS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning about pottery.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students discussed how artists use clay to make various objects.

 

CMS sixth-grader Alexis Sharp makes a pot out of clay.

CIS community partner, lifelong Eagle fan receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner and lifelong Eagle fan Terry Dooley received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Dec. 11.

 

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

 

Dooley, who graduated from CHS in 1970, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors community partner and lifelong Eagle fan Terry Dabney with the community Change Award.

CES teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School teacher Maranda Wright received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Dec. 11.

 

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

 

Wright, who has been a teacher at Campbellsville elementary and middle schools since July 2012, received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES teacher Maranda Wright with the certified Change Award.

CHS instructional assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School Instructional Assistant David Williams received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Dec. 11.

 

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

 

Williams, who works in the virtual computer lab at CHS, received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CHS Instructional Assistant David Williams with the certified Change Award.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 11.

 

From left are seventh-grader Mikaela Scharbrough, sixth-grader Jordan Gabehart and eighth-grader Alexis Thomas.

CHS student is first to complete expert certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Casey Hardin recently made school history.

 

Hardin is the first CHS student to complete Microsoft Office expert certification in Microsoft Word 2016.

 

Casey Hardin

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Caverna.

 

In the junior varsity match up, CHS won easily by a score of 41-17.

 

And in the varsity match up, the CHS team won by a score of 66-50.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Gowdy drives the ball.

CES students make Native American art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to make Native American art.

 

Third-graders in Adrienne Hash’s art classes recently drew Native American shields on paper plates.

 

Students discussed how Native Americans used shields to represent special powers and symbols.

 

CES third-grader Baylee Pike designs her Native American shield.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners learn about the Grinch

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are getting in the Christmas spirit.

 

Students recently learned all about the Grinch and then made their own.

 

The students were given worksheets with a different part of the Grinch and had to color them and the put the pieces together.

 

CES kindergartener Macilynn Mann colors the Grinch.

CES students make snowflake ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are getting in the Christmas spirit.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class recently made snowflake ornaments.

 

CES first-grader Serenity Jones adds glitter to her snowflake ornament.

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

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

The CMS team will host Monroe County on Monday, Dec. 11, in sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade match ups.

 

Games begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School gym.

 

CMS sixth-grader Devin Kinser protects the ball.

Elves make messes in CES classrooms

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently found a mess in their classrooms.

 

Elves have arrived at CES to watch over students as the Christmas holiday nears.

 

When students in Patty Haley’s, Hannah Jones’s and Keri Richard’s classes came to school on Friday, Dec. 8, they found that the elves had thrown toilet paper all over their rooms.

 

CES third-graders in Patty Haley’s class came to school recently and found their elf had thrown toilet paper all over their classroom.

CES students selling pizza to raise money for musical performances

 

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

 

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

 

The fundraiser began on Thursday, March 16.

 

Orders are due Wednesday, March 29, with payment.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on LaRue County

 

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

 

Though the CHS team battled hard, it couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS freshman Arren Hash dribbles.

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

CIS students, teachers sing Christmas carols

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and teachers spread some Christmas cheer on Thursday, Dec. 7.

 

A group of students and teachers sang Christmas carols at Bluegrass Way and Grandview rehabilitation and nursing facility.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and teachers sing Christmas carols at Grandview.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on North Hardin, Monroe County

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted the annual Eagle Jamboree as a preview to the 2017-2018 basketball season.

 

The jamboree was a fundraiser for the CHS boys’ basketball booster club.

 

CHS boys’ basketball team took on North Hardin and Monroe County.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay passes.

CES students study pop art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying pop art, and making some of their own.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s classes, students are learning about pop artists Roy Lichtenstein and Jim Dine.

 

Pop art is art based on pop culture and the trends of the time period. Pop art can be made from everyday items.

 

CES fourth-grader KaMiya Williams creates her pop art.

CIS raises money for Toys for Tots

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is giving back to the Campbellsville/Taylor County community.

 

The District recently helped raise money for the community’s Toys for Tots fundraiser.

 

On Thursday, Dec. 2, CIS principals and students were live on Q-104 to raise money for the program, which gives toys for children in the community who might otherwise not have Christmas.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ principals and students recently helped Q-104 raise money for the community’s Toys for Tots fundraiser. From left are CHS Principal David Petett, CHS senior Chanson Atkinson, Q-104 radio personality Rob Collins, CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Myricle Gholston and Karley Morris, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Deason Smith, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes, CMS eighth-grader Blake Settle and CMS Principal Zach Lewis.

CES students make Christmas finger paintings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are getting into the Christmas spirit.

 

In Amanda Greer’s first-grade class, students are making ornaments, coloring Christmas pictures and having fun painting.

 

CES teacher Amanda Greer helps first-grader Braydan Dyer paint his Christmas lights.

CES students perform

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently performed for their classmates.

 

Kaye Agathen’s fourth-grade students are learning about percussion instruments in their music class.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee is teaching students to play the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders play the bucket drums.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are first-grader Alex Eggers, kindergarteners Aliyah Garrett and Chanler Mann, first-graders Carson Montes and Elyzabeth Fisher and kindergartener Emmaline Vespie. Second row, second-graders Gracie Murphy and Ethan Bailey, third-graders Skyler Brown, Jazzlyn Cox and Bryleigh Curry, second-graders London Whitlow and Frehley Whitlow and first-grader Cloud Malone. Back, third-grader Sean Welch, fourth-grader Kealey Mann, fifth-grader Jaxon Garrett, third-grader Braelyn Taylor, fifth-graders Dakota Broyles and Ta’Zaria Owens, fourth-grader Isaiah Jeffries and fifth-grader Landon Rakes. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Scarlet Huber, first-grader Gage Henderson and second-graders Madison Choate and Journey Webb.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Dec. 4.

 

CES third-grader Annabelle Brockman is her school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Dec. 4.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are fifth-grader Destiny Milby, second-grader Luke Mardis, third-grader Griffin Skaggs, fourth-grader Zarek Stone, kindergartener Josiah Dean and first-grader Gracie Gebler.

CHS seniors win congressional app challenge

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Christian Berry and Austin Fitzgerald have won the congressional app challenge.

 

U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., recently announced the winners of the First District 2017 Congressional App Challenge.

 

Berry’s and Fitzgerald’s winning app, called Balls vs. Aliens and Spikes, will be displayed at the Capitol for a year.

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Christian Berry, at left, and Austin Fitzgerald were recently named the winners of the First District 2017 Congressional App Challenge.

CMS art students learn about highlights, shadows

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning to draw highlights and shadows.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are studying how light can hit an object to create a highlight or a shadow.

 

CMS sixth-grader Isaac Billeter adds shadows to his tree.

CES students paint winter scenes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are painting winter scenes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are learning about how to make shades and tints of colors.

 

CES second-grader Navon Copeland paints.

CES art students study Kandinsky

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying artwork made by Wassily Kandinsky.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students studied Kandinsky’s artwork, and then made their own in his style.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Gebler paints.

CES to host registration event

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS graduate works with CES students

 

Campbellsville High School graduate Heather Bailey is now working with Campbellsville Elementary School students as she studies to become a teacher.

 

Bailey, who graduated in 2016, is an education student at Campbellsville University.

 

CHS graduate Heather Bailey makes slime with CES kindergartener Zoe Scharbrough.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Spencer Swafford, senior Cass Kidwell, sophomore Tristin Lopez and freshman Catlyn Clausen.

CES students receive free books

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received some free books donated by local businesses.

 

Students in Luci Shofner’s and Miriah Cox’s class received a copy of “My Favorite Book,” which tells a story encouraging students to always do their best and be their best.

 

Students in Miriah Cox’s class recently received a copy of “My Favorite Book,” which tells a story encouraging students to always do their best and be their best.     Students in Luci Shofner’s class recently received a copy of “My Favorite Book,” which tells a story encouraging students to always do their best and be their best.

CES students study Christmas traditions around the world

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about Christmas traditions from around the world.

 

Second-grade students are discussing how people from many different cultures celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday.

 

Lisa Kearney’s students recently discussed how those living in the Netherlands celebrate.

 

CES second-grader Hunter Bates cuts out his wooden shoe and vegetables after learning about the holiday traditions in the Netherlands.

CHS golf player to attend NKU

 

Campbellsville High School senior golf player Alex Doss will continue his academic and playing career at Northern Kentucky University.

 

Doss recently celebrated the announcement with his family and friends at a special reception.

 

CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis said Doss, who has received a scholarship to the Division 1 school, has been an outstanding golf player for his school.

 

“Not only one of the top players for our team and the region, but also the state,” Davis said.

 

CHS boys’ golf player Alex Doss will continue his academic and athletic career at Northern Kentucky University. He recently celebrated the announcement in a reception with his family and friends. Pictured with Doss are his parents, Steve and Dee, and, from left, back, teammates Layton Hord and Myles Murrell, juniors, senior Connor Wilson, freshman Kameron Smith and boys’ golf coach Cassidy Decker.

CHS basketball teams sweep Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams swept Taylor County on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

 

In the girls’ match up, CHS won by a score of 54-46.

 

CHS senior Nena Barnett led the team with 15 points, followed by Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Gowdy with 14.

 

In the boys’ match up, CHS sophomore Malachi Corley scored at the buzzer to get the win.

 

Final score was 58-56.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith plays defense.     CHS sophomore Malachi Corley dribbles to the basket.

CHS band plays Christmas music

 

Campbellsville High School band members recently played music to spread Christmas cheer.

 

The band combined with Taylor County band members to play Christmas songs at the Taylor County Judicial Center before the community’s annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students also walked and rode in the parade with various floats.

 

CHS sophomore David Silva, at left, and junior Randy Harris play saxophone.

CES students learn about gingerbread houses

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about gingerbread houses.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing classes, students discussed how some families make gingerbread houses as part of their Christmas traditions.

 

Cox said the tradition is especially popular in Germany.

 

CES writing teacher Shirley Cox watches as third-graders write about gingerbread houses.

CES students learn about the saxophone

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about musical instruments.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee plays his tenor saxophone for CES first-graders.

CMS art students make miniature hats

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made their own miniature toboggans out of yarn.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students learned how to thread yarn around small pieces of cardboard to make miniature hats.

 

CMS eighth-grader Dalton Reynolds, at left, and sixth-grader CheyAnn Edwards use yarn to make miniature toboggans.

CMS sixth-graders win Showcase competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members won the sixth-grade Showcase competition on Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

At the competition, sixth-grade students compete in several events, including written composition, quick recall and exams in math, science, social studies, language arts and arts and humanities.

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members won the sixth-grade Showcase competition on Saturday, Dec. 2. From left, front, are academic team members Brianna Dobson, Karlie Cox, Layla Steen and Angelica Seng. Back, Isaac Billeter, Kayden Birdwell, coach Steven Gumm, Caleb Holt and Isaac Garrison.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Russell County

 

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

 

The CMS team will host Bardstown on Monday, Dec. 4, at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

The sixth-grade game begins at 6 p.m., and the seventh- and eighth-grade match ups will follow.

 

CMS seventh-grader Kaydon Taylor drives the ball.

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.

 

Penny Akers reads to CES kindergarten students.

CES students make butter

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students are learning to make butter.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students recently learned that butter is used to eat and cook with, and that it can be found at grocery stores, restaurants and movie theaters.

 

CES first-grader Carol Moura shakes the class’s jar of butter as teacher Miriah Cox watches.

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 Wings Express students practice writing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students are practicing their writing skills.

 

Using whiteboards and markers, kindergarten students recently wrote letters and their sight words.

 

At Wings Express, students spend time each day working on their reading, writing and math skills.

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, Joshua Dickens, Alex Newcomb and Jaxon Williams practice writing their sight words.

CHS students take new school photos

 

Campbellsville High School students smiled for the camera recently.

 

Lifetouch personnel came to CHS on Friday, Dec. 1, to take new school portraits.

 

CHS senior Logan Cole smiles for the camera.

CHS hosts after-school study session

 

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

 

Students could stay after early release from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. to meet with their teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects and more.

 

About 20 students attended the session.

 

CHS sophomore Siera Owens works with teacher Cheryl Dicken.

CMS students meet with superintendent

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently heard an inspirational message from their superintendent.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith came to CMS on Friday, Dec. 1, to talk to students about their upcoming exams.

 

Smith encouraged students to give their best effort and listen to their teachers.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith encourages CMS students to always do their best and take advantage of the help their teachers offer to them.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Nov. 27.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Landry Brown, second-grader Elizabeth Foster, third-grader Mason Jackson and kindergartener Lillian Merriweather. Second row, kindergartener Jayden Cox, third-graders Malachi Sanford and Braxton Agee, first-grader Kira Dotson, second-grader Briana Wooley, third-grader Devyn Tingle and second-grader Lillian Martin. Back, fifth-graders Havana Whitaker and Aiden Eastridge, fourth-grader Aidan Phillips, fifth-graders Kaleb Miller and Ian Creason and fourth-grader Hannah Ma. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Macilynn Mann, first-grader Nevaeh Shofner, second-grader Amylah Taylor and fourth-grader Keaton Hord.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

 

Fourth-grader Christian Hart received the award.

 

CES fourth-grader Christian Hart is his school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

CHS senior cast in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan will make his acting debut in a couple weeks.

 

Cowan has been cast in the upcoming production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Campbellsville University, as part of its Shakespeare Under the Stars series.

 

Jaleel Cowan

CHS band members selling mums

 

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

 

Mums are available in purple, yellow, orange, white and red, and cost $7 each.

 

The mums are in 6-inch pots.

 

Mums

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

 

From left are first-grader John Lane, third-grader Keely Rakes, fifth-grader Rowan Petett, fourth-grader Jaden Embry, second-grader Bryant Mayo and kindergartener Joshua Dickens.

CIS students prepare for ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students are preparing for their upcoming Christmas concert.

 

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 seventh-grader Tyler Booth plays the tuba.

CHS student begins service project

 

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

 

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

 

CHS

CMS principal plays the piano

 

Campbellsville Middle School music students recently experienced a special performance.

 

While spending some time in music teacher Jessica Floyd’s classroom, CMS Principal Zach Lewis told students that he can play the piano.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis plays the piano for his students.

CHS students read ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

 

Campbellsville High School students are reading a classic novel in their English class.

 

In Tyler Hardy’s pre-AP/honors English class, which includes Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade and CHS freshmen students, the students are reading “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.

 

CHS teacher Tyler Hardy talks to his students about the plot of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” Pictured are CHS freshmen Jake Dicken, at left, and Raj Patel.

CHS swim team begins season

 

Campbellsville High School swim team has begun its 2017-2018 season.

 

This year’s team features two seniors, Alex Doss and Bryce Richardson.

 

The roster also includes Campbellsville Middle school sixth-graders Caleb Holt and Mollie Bailey, CHS sophomores Alli Wilson, Isabella Osborne, Gracyne Hash, Aleah Knifley, Emily Rodgers and Gavin Johnson and juniors Natalie Caldwell and Brandon Greer.

 

This year’s CHS swim team members are, from left, front, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders Caleb Holt and Mollie Bailey and CHS sophomores Alli Wilson, Isabella Osborne and Gracyne Hash. Back, coach Steve Doss, juniors Brandon Greer and Natalie Caldwell, senior Alex Doss and sophomores Gavin Johnson, Emily Rodgers and Aleah Knifley. Absent from the photo is senior Bryce Richardson.

CHS senior joins 1,000-point club

 

Campbellsville High School senior Nena Barnett has recently joined her school’s 1,000-point club.

 

In the CHS girls’ basketball season-opening game on Tuesday, Nov. 28, against Caverna, Barnett led her team with 24 points.

 

The points are enough for her to join the school’s elusive 1,000-point club.

 

CHS senior Nena Barnett scored 24 points in the Lady Eagles game vs. Caverna on Monday, Nov. 28, which is enough for her to join her school’s 1,000-point club.

CHS football players, coach honored

 

Campbellsville High School football coach Dale Estes and players Devonte Cubit and Arren Hash were recently honored for their success this season.

 

Head coach Dale Estes was, for the second year in a row, named the Coach of the Year for Class A District 2.

 

Cubit was named the Class A District 2 Player of the Year.

 

Hash, the quarterback for the CHS team, was named to the Kentucky Prep All-Freshmen team.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit was named Player of the Year for Class A District 2.    For the second year in a row, CHS head football coach Dale Estes was named Coach of the Year for Class A District 2.     CHS freshman Arren Hash was named to the Kentucky Prep All-Freshmen team.

CES guidance counselor leads reading group

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their reading skills with their guidance counselor.

 

Sonya Orberson meets with a group of students every week to read together and discuss reading strategies.

 

Orberson is currently reading “The Indian in the Cupboard” by Lynne Reid Banks.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson reads “The Indian in the Cupboard” with, clockwise from left, Joseph Greer, Aidan Wilson, Reece Swafford, Luke Adkins and Hayden Maupin.

CES students learn about candy canes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning all about candy canes.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students recently discussed the history of the candy cane.

 

The candy cane is shaped like a “J” to represent a shepherd’s crook, she told the students.

 

CES writing teacher Shirley Cox helps third-graders, from left, Sean Welch, Braxton Agee and Cobain Carter as they write about candy canes.

CES students make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own Christmas ornaments.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, kindergarten students are using clay to make ornaments.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash helps kindergartener Jaxon Williams add jewels to his ornament.

CES kindergarten students to present Christmas musical

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students will present a Christmas musical and art show.

 

The performance will be Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gym.

 

CES kindergartener Trinidy Gribbins shuts her eyes and sticks out her tongue as she dances to a Christmas song.

CHS bookkeeper is finalist for LifeChanger of the Year award

 

Campbellsville High School bookkeeper Kim Thompson is a finalist for the LifeChanger of the Year award.

 

The award honors school employees and teachers who inspire students and go above and beyond their call of duty.

 

LifeChanger of the Year is an annual program recognizing elementary, middle and high school educators and school employees across the country.

 

Kim Thompson

CHS students learn about the public library

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning all about the services offered at the Taylor County Public Library.

 

Sarah Hampton and Keslie Pepper came to CHS to talk to students and register them to access the library’s free digital resources.

 

The library offers many digital books, in addition to programs that help patrons learn new languages, read magazines and take a variety of classes.

 

Kelsie Pepper of Taylor County Public Library helps CHS freshmen, from left, Tierra Bridgewater, Trinity Lobb and Nathan Sowders register for access to the library’s free digital services.

CES kindergarten students write letters to Santa

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing their writing skills.

 

Students are working with their teachers to write letters to Santa.

 

CES kindergartener Amary Tompkins writes her letter to Santa.

CES students learn to write letters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning the proper way to write a letter.

 

In Donna White’s writing class, students are learning about the heading, greeting, body, closing and signature of a letter.

 

CES fifth-grader Spencer Bates practices the parts of a letter by writing a letter to Santa.

CHS soccer team selling t-shirts, sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Soccer

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

 

From left are freshman Arren Hash, sophomore Jewell Cox and junior Cassie Pipes. Absent from the photo is senior Lauren Riddle.

CIS spreads Christmas wishes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is spreading Christmas wishes to the Campbellsville and Taylor County community.

 

CIS recently set up a sign in Miller Park, as part of the City of Campbellsville’s annual Christmas lights display.

 

The sign wishes the community a Merry Christmas.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade choir members recently sang Christmas songs at a ceremony to turn on the light display and kickoff the holiday season.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is spreading Christmas wishes to the Campbellsville and Taylor County community by displaying this message in Miller Park.

CHS teacher one of eight finalists for Teacher of the Year award

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Ben Davis has been named one of eight finalists for this year’s high school Teacher of the Year award.

 

Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline announced on Thursday, April 6, the names of 24 teachers chosen as recipients of the 2018 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

 

Ben Davis

CES students learn about community helpers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are learning about community helpers.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students recently had a visit from a familiar community helper and learned all about his job.

 

Randy Bricken, who is a volunteer firefighter at Taylor County Fire & Rescue and a custodial worker at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, spoke to students.

 

Randy Bricken, who is a volunteer firefighter at Taylor County Fire & Rescue and a custodial worker at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, talks to CES first-graders about his job as a firefighter and the equipment he uses to keep him safe.

CMS students inducted into National Junior Beta Club

 

Twenty-two new members were inducted into Campbellsville Middle School’s National Junior Beta Club on Sunday, Nov. 19.

 

To be eligible to become a member, CMS students must be a leader in their school, maintain a 3.5 GPA and commit to completing community service hours. Teachers can also nominate students to become members.

 

CMS Beta members attending the induction ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 19, include, from left, front, sixth-graders Chloe Thompson, Daniel Caton and Karlie Cox, seventh-grader Mikaela Scharbrough and sixth-graders Mollie Bailey, Kiara Graves and Nathan McFarland. Back row, eighth-grader Abby Brisko, sixth-grader Aryanna Britton, Beta member and eighth-grader Rylee Petett, vice president Sarah Adkins, treasurer Tayler Thompson, reporter Bri Gowdy, secretary Lainey Watson and new members Brianna Dobson and Lexi Garvin, sixth-graders.

CHS students win awards at KYA

 

Campbellsville High School students were honored with several awards at the Kentucky Youth Assembly session on Nov. 19-21.

 

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

 

As a group, CHS received an Honor Level Community Service award and a Delegation of Excellence award.

 

CHS Kentucky YMCA Youth Association members pose for a photo together.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

 

From left are seventh-grader Kailey Lozano and eighth-grader Dakota Harris. Absent from the photo is sixth-grader Tucker Cartwright.

CES choir members sing at Christmas lighting ceremony

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade choir members recently performed at a public ceremony.

 

The CES group sang at the annual ceremony, hosted by the City of Campbellsville, to turn on the Christmas lights in Miller Park.

 

Students sang Christmas and other songs.

 

CES second-graders Destini Gholston, Lainey Price and Lillian Martin sing.

CHS football team takes on Beechwood in state semi-finals game

 

Campbellsville High School football team ended its historic season on Friday, Nov. 24, with a game against Beechwood.

 

CHS battled hard, but couldn’t get the win in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association semi-finals match up.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit runs the ball as sophomore Malachi Corley blocks for him.

CHS football players take Eagle Walk through school hallways

 

Campbellsville High School football players were recently honored with an Eagle walk through Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools.

 

CHS will host Beechwood High School on Friday, Nov. 24, in the semi-finals of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class A tournament. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.

 

This is the third time in school history that the CHS football team has played in the KHSAA semi-finals.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit leads his team in the Eagle Walk through CES. At left is senior Tyrion Taylor.

CHS football players honored at breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School football players were recently honored a special Thanksgiving Day breakfast.

 

CHS teachers and staff members hosted a special breakfast for the players after their practice.

 

CHS will host Beechwood High School on Friday, Nov. 24, in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class A semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 24.

 

CHS football players enjoy a special breakfast.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Casey County

 

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

 

CMS will take on Taylor County Middle School on Monday, Nov. 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Taylor County campus.

 

CMS seventh-grader Deondre Weathers drives the ball.

CES students make Thanksgiving crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently had fun making Thanksgiving crafts.

 

Students rotated to three classrooms to make their crafts.

 

At one stop, students traced their hands and then wrote something they are thankful for on each of the fingers. After cutting out their hands, students wrote about what they are thankful for.

 

From left, CES third-graders Codey Parks, Alyah Meadows, Yazlyn Sutton and Angelina Babbs paint with their fingers.

CES students use handprints to make turkeys

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning all about Thanksgiving.

 

Students are discussing Thanksgiving traditions and the history of the holiday.

 

As an activity, students recently used their handprints to make a turkey.

 

CES kindergartener Konnar Hicks creates his turkey.

CES students make turkey hats

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own turkey hats as they learned about the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

CES students spent several days discussing Thanksgiving traditions and the history of the holiday.

 

As an activity, kindergarteners used construction paper to make their own turkey hats.

 

CES kindergartener Aliyah Garrett makes her turkey hat, with help from teacher Leanna Cundiff.

CHS football team wins region championship

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students enjoy Thanksgiving feast

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast.

 

Students in Patty Haley’s and Hannah Jones’s classes brought in Thanksgiving food items so they could eat together as a group.

 

CES third-graders Trenton Harris, at left, and Dalton Shively pray with their classmates before enjoying their Thanksgiving feast.

CES first-graders make turkeys

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently made their own turkeys.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students recently colored and put together turkey pictures.

 

CES first-grader Carson Brown glues his turkey to construction paper.

CES yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville Elementary School yearbooks are on sale now.

 

Yearbooks for the 2016-2017 school year are being sold for $15 each.

 

The deadline to purchase a book is Friday, April 14, and yearbooks will be distributed on Friday, May 12.

CES students write about being thankful

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are writing about what they are thankful for this holiday season.

 

In Tracey Rinehart’s second-class, students are practicing their writing skills.

 

CES second-graders Addysen England, at left, and Asia Singleton work together as they write their thankful essays.

CES, CMS students learn from football players

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school students recently learned about doing their best in school from some college football players.

 

Campbellsville University and Southwestern Assemblies of God University football players recently visited CES and CMS to talk to students.

 

The players read to students and spoke to them about the importance of listening to their teachers and doing their best in school.

 

SAGU player Matt Lighter and CU players Kendon Young, center, and Brayden Russell talk to CES fifth-graders. Young graduated from Campbellsville High School in 2016.

CHS football players walk through CES hallways

 

Campbellsville High School football players were recently honored with an Eagle walk through Campbellsville Elementary School.

 

CHS defeated Crittenden County on Friday, Nov. 17, to advance to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association semi-finals game.

 

Before the game vs. Crittenden County, CHS football players walked through the CES hallways.

 

CHS head football coach Dale Estes high-fives CES fifth-graders.

CHS band members reunite 30 years later

 

Campbellsville High School band members from 1987 recently gathered for a reunion.

 

The 1987 band won the Kentucky Music Educators Association championship in Class A on Oct. 31, 1987, by defeating Hazard, Murray and Lyon County.

 

Campbellsville High School band members from 1987 recently gathered for a reunion to mark 30 years since they won the Class A KMEA championship. From left, front, are Michelle Stubbs Sapp, Sarah Leachman, Pat Wise Watson, Jeannie Herron Clark, former band director Robert Harrod’s wife Debbie Harrod, Phil Harmon and Jeff Bolin. Back, Melissa Hadley Shelton, Stephen Epperson, Chris Ohnemus, RB Herron and Jeremy Adams.

CES first-graders make Christmas ornaments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently made Christmas ornaments.

 

In Amanda Barnett’s class, students are discussing Christmas traditions.

 

CES first-grader Marlee Dickens adds glitter to her snowflake ornament.

CHS welding students tour local factories

 

Campbellsville High School welding students recently toured two local factories.

 

The students attend classes at CHS and Green County Area Technology Center.

 

CHS students, along with Green County students, took a tour on Tuesday, Nov. 21, of Campbellsville Industries and Hendrickson in Lebanon.

 

CHS and Green County Area Technology Center students take a tour of Campbellsville Industries.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 20.

 

From left are junior Charlie Pettigrew, senior Austin Carter and freshman Reggie Carter. Absent from the photo is sophomore Alli Wilson.

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School students recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Annie Lee     Zoe McAninch     Sydney Wilson

CES students make Thanksgiving books

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made books to learn about Thanksgiving.

 

In Luci Shofner’s class, students are learning about Thanksgiving traditions such as gathering with family members, talking about why we are thankful and more.

 

Students learned about the first Thanksgiving and why the Pilgrims came to America.

 

CES first-grader Ahryan Wilson cuts out his Thanksgiving book.

CHS prom tickets on sale

 

Campbellsville High School prom tickets are on sale now.

 

This year’s prom is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, at The Venue.

 

Tickets are $25 for an individual and $40 for a couple.

CES students to present play

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders will soon present a Christmas play for their classmates.

 

In Amanda Barnett’s class, students are learning the play “Twas the Night Before Christmas Break.”

 

CES first-grader Elijah Williams, at left, delivers his lines as classmate Kaiden Bradfield listens.

CES first-graders make turkeys

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are practicing their math skills and making turkeys.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students were recently given a worksheet that contained the parts of a turkey.

 

Some math problems were hidden in the feathers, however.

 

CES first-grader Carson Brown holds his finished turkey.

CES art students learn about Thanksgiving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students are learning about Thanksgiving.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students recently listened to the book “A Turkey for Thanksgiving” by Eve Bunting.

 

The book is about a turkey who is invited to a Thanksgiving dinner, but fears he will end up on the table as the main course.

 

To discourage his friends from inviting him to dinner, Turkey places signs on his property to discourage guests.

 

CES kindergartener Macilynn Mann colors her turkey. Her sign reads “No Turkey Here!”

CHS STLP students advance to state competition

 

Campbellsville High School STLP students recently competed and have advanced to state competition.

 

Students attended the Regional Showcase at the University of Louisville on Friday, Nov. 17.

 

After an interview, CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch was chosen to serve on the social media service team.

 

And in the Showcase Project category, for the Minecraft Circuitry competition, the CHS team advanced to compete at state.

 

The team includes senior Austin Fitzgerald and juniors Randy Harris and Brandon Greer.

 

In the Showcase Project category, for the Minecraft Circuitry competition, the CHS team advanced to compete again at state. The team includes, from left, junior Brandon Greer, senior Austin Fitzgerald and junior Randy Harris.     CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch was chosen to serve on the social media service team.

CHS student named to academic all-state first team

 

Campbellsville High School cross country runner Ian McAninch, a junior, has received an academic honor for his performance in the classroom.

 

The Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association recently named McAninch, a junior, to the Academic All-State First Team.

 

McAninch also recently competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association boys’ cross country meet at the Kentucky Horse Park.

 

The Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association recently named Ian McAninch, a CHS junior, at right, to the Academic All-State First Team. At left is CHS cross country coach Steve Doss.

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

CES principal pied in the face

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Sheriff’s deputy visits CHS senior

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES raises more than $400 for cystic fibrosis research

 

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

 

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

 

More than $400 was collected.

 

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

 

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

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 names Writer of the Week

 

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

 

Fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron received the award.

 

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

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 named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS 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 names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

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 names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

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.

CES Wings Express students practice counting, coloring

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Kaiyden Vancleave colors.

CMS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Jade Wheeler throws.

CES students make turkeys in disguise

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students have fun at prom, prom breakfast

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS FCA students encouraged to build their identities in God

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS 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.

CMS academic team begins season

 

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

 

CMS sixth-graders won their match.

 

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

 

CMS eighth-grader Bailey Stearman works a math problem.

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.

CHS football team defeats Russellville, advances in state tournament

 

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

 

CHS hosted Russellville on Friday, Nov. 10.

 

Final score was 50-26.

 

CHS junior Charlie Pettigrew tackles.

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.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

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 FCA group receives Bibles

 

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

 

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

 

Bro. John Butler made the donation.

 

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

CES 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

CHS students present ‘Genius Hour’ projects

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students play poetry review game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS junior varsity baseball team defeats Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Marion County recently.

 

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

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitches a strike.

CES students focus on reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are focusing on reading.

 

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

 

CES first-grader Levi Choate reads.

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

CES students learn about Thanksgiving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about Thanksgiving.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS art students study origami

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned about origami.

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about extinct, endangered animals

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Tyce Owens labels animals as extinct or endangered.

CES students learn about woodwind instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about musical instruments.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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 names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES students 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 second-grade choir performs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS fourth-graders draft field day teams

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are gearing up for field day.

 

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

 

Fourth-grade students recently divided up into teams.

 

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

 

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

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

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

CES students sharpen their math skills

 

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

 

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

 

CES first-grader Jackson Wright works a subtraction problem.

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

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

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES Wings Express students hear motivational message

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS honors top students

 

Campbellsville High School recently honored its top students.

 

CHS hosted its annual Top 10 percent banquet on Sunday, April 23, to honor the students making up the Top 10 percent of their class.

 

The Top 10 percent award is given to students by class based solely on their cumulative GPA. The honor is given to CHS sophomores, juniors and seniors.

 

CHS students honored at this year’s Top 10 percent banquet are, from left, front, sophomores Brandon Greer, Davon Cecil, Abbie Dicken and Reagan Knight. Second row, sophomores Jeremiah Jackson, Myles Murrell, Ryan Kearney, Ian McAninch and Elizabeth Sullivan. Third row, juniors Madison Dial, Kimberly Harden, Sara Farmer, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Bryce Richardson. Back, seniors Laura Lamb, Shauna Jones, Blair Lamb, Caroline McMahan and Murphy Lamb. Absent are senior Tiffany Stagner and juniors Alex Doss and Samuel Kessler.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Cameron Bohannon

CMS eighth-graders honored at recognition ceremony

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS football player to play in national tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CES kindergarteners learn about money

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning about money.

 

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

 

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

 

CES kindergartener Madison Haywood colors dimes.

CES students make ornaments for ‘Project Rudolph’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS concert band students to perform at state contest

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

From left, CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald, sophomore Elizabeth Sullivan, junior Christian Berry and sophomore Makayla Miller play clarinet.

CMS students play review game

 

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

 

The students underwent testing the week of May 8.

 

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

 

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

CHS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville High School recently announced its academic achievers for November.

 

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

 

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

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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CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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/CMS guidance counselor receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn about the Earth

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about the Earth.

 

In honor of Earth Day, kindergarten students learned that the Earth is full of land and water, and then colored a picture of it.

 

Students learned about recycling and why it’s important to protect the Earth.

 

CES kindergartener Jason Eggers colors a picture of the Earth.

CES students read ‘Charlotte’s Web’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are reading “Charlotte’s Web.”

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class are reading the classic book, written by E.B. White.

 

CES first-grade teacher Amanda Greer reads “Charlotte’s Web” to her students.

CMS eighth-graders make good luck cards

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES preschool assistant receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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.

CIS Marching Ensemble is third at mid-states championships

 

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

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs performs in finals competition.

CHS 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.

CHS cross country runner advances to state meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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 students perform for their classmates

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School junior varsity baseball team defeated Taylor County on Wednesday, April 12.

 

Final score was 4-2.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay catches the ball at second.

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting some exercise and having fun.

 

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

 

CES preschool student Mason Conner plays with a hula hoop.

CES students practice vocabulary

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their vocabulary.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball players honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES 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.

CES choir members perform for their classmates

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir members recently performed for their classmates.

 

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

 

CES fourth-grader Nora Harris sings a solo.

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.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

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

 

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

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.

CES names Soaring Eagles