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New CMS, CHS principals named

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Zach Lewis     David Petett

Outgoing superintendent receives ‘exemplary’ evaluation

 

 

During his last meeting as Campbellsville Independent Schools’ superintendent, Mike Deaton received the highest evaluation possible.

 

At Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, June 19, Deaton thanked the District’s staff members, parents and students for the opportunity to be their superintendent.

 

CHS Principal Kirby Smith will become superintendent on Saturday, July 1.

 

Mike Deaton     Kirby Smith

CHS football team’s bass tournament to be rescheduled

 

Campbellsville High School football team was set to host a kickoff bass tournament on Friday, June 23, at Green River Lake.

 

However, because of inclement weather, the tournament will be rescheduled to late July or early August.

 

A date will be announced when it becomes available.

 

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About 40 participate in ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball camp

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches and players hosted a “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 12-15 at the CHS gym.

 

More than 40 students entering first through eighth grades this fall participated.

 

At the clinic, participants learned fundamentals and competed in shooting and fundamental contests and three-on-three and five-on-five play.

 

CHS head coach Tim Davis, assistant coaches Will Griffin, Cody Wills and Chris “Peewee” Smith and several players taught participants about discipline and a hard work ethic.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches and players hosted a “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 12-15 at the CHS gym, with more than 40 students entering first through eighth grades this fall participating.

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Honor Roll

CHS fishing team volunteers at City Lake grand opening

 

Campbellsville High School fishing team members recently volunteered at the City Lake grand opening on Saturday, May 27.

 

Students helped children and adults learn fishing fundamentals, such as how to cast a line.

 

The event also celebrated the opening of Pompano’s Bait House.

 

CHS fishing team member Bryce Richardson helps Ava Fields learn to cast.

CHS 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.

 

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CHS basketball coach, athletic director inducted into national Hall of Fame

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ head basketball coach and athletic director Tim Davis was inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Tuesday, June 20.

 

Davis and several other inductees were honored at the NHSACA’s annual meeting at Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Ill.

 

This year’s inductees include 30 coaches from 16 states.

 

The Kentucky High School Athletic Coaches Association chose Davis for the honor.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ head basketball coach and athletic director Tim Davis was inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Tuesday, June 20, for his longevity and service to high school athletics. Above, Davis, ninth from the left, poses for a photo with his wife Joni, children Ben and Jordan, grandchildren and other family members.

CHS baseball players honored at Family Day

 

Campbellsville High School baseball players were recently honored at the team’s annual Family Day end of the season potluck on Tuesday, June 20.

 

CHS seniors Zack Bottoms and Jared Brewster were honored and thanked their parents and coaches for their help and support during their time playing baseball.

 

CHS baseball players were honored at the team’s annual Family Day end of the season potluck. This year’s award winners are, from left, sophomore Jackson Hinton, who received the Most Improved Award; sophomore Ryan Kearney, who received the Pitching and Offensive awards; senior Zack Bottoms, who received the Defensive and Seymour Shaw awards; and senior Jared Brewster, who received the Coaches Award. Bottoms and Brewster, the two seniors on this year’s squad, were also honored for their dedication to the team. Award winners who were unable to attend Family Day are junior Ethan Lay, who received the Purple and Gold Award, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader John Orberson, who received the Hustle Award.

CHS tennis players honored at banquet

 

Campbellsville High School tennis players were recently honored at a banquet at Miller Park.

 

This year’s players were honored for their dedication to their team and their hard work this season.

 

The teams feature a total of four seniors, including Mallory Haley, Kyrsten Hill, Shauna Jones and Zack Settle.

 

CHS girls’ tennis coach Bradley Harris honors senior players, from left, Mallory Haley, Kyrsten Hill and Shauna Jones. CHS boys’ senior player Zack Settle was unable to attend the banquet.

CHS soccer team hosts alumni game

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team hosted its first alumni game recently, pitting former players against the current CHS lineup.

 

The alumni team was victorious, by a score of 11-7.

 

CHS soccer team recently hosted its first alumni game, pitting former players against current players. From left, front, are alumni players Luke Lawless and Kevin Sharp, junior Brody Weeks, senior Cody Davis, Christian Berry and Justin Richerson, sophomore David Silva and junior Keidlan Boils. Back, alumni players Lincoln “Bubba” Lawless, Drew Skaggs, Jeff Muncie, Daniel Silva, Logan Dial, Matt Schmuck, who is also an assistant coach, Bradley Harris, who is head coach, and Malique Spaulding, who is also an assistant coach.

CHS boys’ basketball team hosts camp

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently hosted two summer camps, with several games to preview the upcoming season.

 

In addition to CHS, schools participating in the camps included Marion, Monroe, Clinton, Metcalfe, Green, Hart, Adair and Washington counties, Bardstown, North Hardin and Elizabethtown.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay protects the ball.

CHS art teacher, students create mural

 

Campbellsville Middle School art teacher Jo Ann Harris and some of her students have created a mural.

 

Harris, along with art students Kyrsten Hill, who graduated from CHS in May, and Jasmine Cox, who will be a senior this fall, have designed, drawn and painted the mural.

 

CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris, along with art students Kyrsten Hill, who graduated from CHS in May, and Jasmine Cox, who will be a senior this fall, have designed, drawn and painted this mural. The mural is painted on the outside wall of Dr. Harold Wilkerson’s dental office on West Main Street, across from the CHS campus.

CHS physics students learn about electricity

 

Campbellsville High School physics students recently learned all about electricity.

 

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

 

Students learned how to construct a complete electrical circuit, and saw firsthand how light bulbs behave in different circuit arrangements.

 

CHS senior Caroline McMahan and junior Bryce Richardson test their batteries.

New CMS, CHS principals to be named on Friday, June 23

 

Campbellsville middle and high school principals for the new school year are set to be announced on Friday, June 23.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school site-based decision making councils are in the process of choosing the new principals, and will soon begin interviewing candidates.

 

There will be several administrative changes at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools next school year.

 

CMS     CHS

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 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.

 

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CHS teacher chosen to participate in AP program reading

 

Campbellsville High School computer science teacher Sonya Kessler has been selected to participate in the College Board’s annual AP reading in AP computer science principles.

 

Each June, AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP exams.

 

This year’s reading is in Kansas City, Mo.

 

Sonya Kessler

CMS, CHS councils seek public input for principal search

 

Campbellsville middle and high school site-based decision making councils are in the process of choosing new principals for the next school year.

 

To help with the process, council members are asking for input from parents, teachers, staff members and other stakeholders as to what qualities the principals should have.

 

There will be several administrative changes at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools next school year.

 

CMS     CHS

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.

 

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CIS students shine in ‘The Wizard of Oz’

 

A group of Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are featured in a theater production of “The Wizard of Oz Junior.”

 

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

 

CHS freshman Gracyne Hash portrays Glinda.     CHS freshman Gavin Johnson portrays scarecrow and hunk.

CHS hires new boys’ golf coach

 

Campbellsville High School recently hired a new boys’ golf coach.

 

Cassidy Scantland will take over the position from Jim Ward.

 

“We’re very happy to add Cassidy to our coaching fraternity here,” CHS Principal Kirby Smith said in a special ceremony to announce Scantland’s hiring.

 

“She brings a wealth of knowledge and success as a player. And we’re excited.”

 

Cassidy Scantland will be the new CHS boys’ golf coach and serve as the temporary girls’ coach. She is pictured with CHS Principal Kirby Smith, at left, and CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis.

About 40 participate in Eagle football camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football teams hosted Eagle Football Camp on May 30 through June 1, with about 40 students participating.

 

Former NFL player Tony Driver worked with camp participants, in addition to CHS head football coach Dale Estes.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football teams hosted the Eagle Football Camp recently, with about 40 students participating. Former NFL player Tony Driver, center, in back, worked with campers on fundamentals.

CHS 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 seniors honored at Class Night

 

Campbellsville High School seniors were honored at this year’s Class Night ceremony in the CHS gym on Tuesday, May 16.

 

Each student was recognized and honored with various awards and scholarships.

 

This year’s senior class officers led the ceremony.

 

Class of 2017 valedictorians and salutatorian, pictured with CHS Principal Kirby Smith are, from left, valedictorians Blair Lamb and Murphy Lamb and salutatorian Laura Lamb.

CHS art students make neutral color drawings

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently studied neutral colors.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students discussed how artists use neutral colors such as beige, tan, white and black to create emotion in their work.

 

CHS sophomore Casey Hardin draws using neutral colors.

CHS students take cooking exams

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took exams to see how well they can cook.

 

Students in Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes were recently put to the test to see how much they learned this school year.

 

For their final exams, Campbell asked each student to choose a recipe and then make that item.

 

CHS senior Alexis Underwood decorates the red velvet cupcakes she made for her final project.

CHS students make hot air balloons

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made their own hot air balloons and tested them to see how high and long they could fly.

 

In Dee Doss’s chemistry classes, students have studied how a hot air balloon works and were then asked to make their own.

 

Students used tissue paper and glue to make their balloons.

 

CHS students watch as a hot air balloon flies.

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.

 

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CHS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned about pottery.

 

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

 

Thinking about what they learned, students used clay to shape objects such as animals and pots.

 

CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris helps Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Rylee Petett as she uses the potter’s wheel for the first time.

CHS students make fruit arrangements

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make fruit arrangements.

 

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

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes, Freeman taught students about fruit.

 

Fruits are healthy to eat, she said, and can be very aesthetically pleasing on a plate.

 

From left, CHS juniors Kiyah Barnett and Vonnea Smith, senior Kayla Atkinson and sophomore Joe Pipes make a fruit arrangement.

CHS softball senior named to fifth region coaches’ team

 

Campbellsville High School senior softball player Brenna Wethington has been named to the coaches’ all fifth region season team.

 

The team will be recognized at a banquet and play the eighth region team later this month.

 

Wethington graduated from CHS on Saturday, May 20, and was the starting third baseman for her team.

 

The region team consists of 15 players from schools in the fifth region who are voted onto the team by fifth region coaches.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington was named to this year’s coaches’ all fifth region season team. She was the starting third baseman for the CHS team this season.

CHS 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.

 

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CHS students have fun bowling

 

Campbellsville High School students recently had a fun day of bowling.

 

CHS exceptional education students in Juanita Young’s class recently spent a day at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley.

 

The students hosted a potluck luncheon at CHS to raise money for their trip.

 

CHS exceptional education students recently had a day of fun at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley. Pictured are, from left, front, freshman Megan Owens and sophomores Brooke Tucker and Chris Moran. Back, seniors Robert Tungate and Michael Porter and sophomore Travis Nash.

CHS students encouraged to honor God at baccalaureate service

 

Campbellsville High School seniors heard a message about honoring God at this year’s baccalaureate service on Wednesday, May 17.

 

CHS senior Noah Wagers introduced his father, Steve, who was the speaker for the special event.

 

Steve Wagers is pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

 

He said it’s a joy and honor to have been asked to speak to CHS graduates.

 

“Exciting times for you young people,” he said.

 

From left, CHS seniors Laura Lamb, Brenna Wethington and Daniel Silva smile as they wait for the baccalaureate ceremony to begin.

CHS baseball team drops close game in fifth region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team lost a close game in the first round of the fifth region tournament.

 

CHS took on Nelson County on Monday, May 29, at Marion County High School.

 

Final score was 6-7.

 

CHS led going into the bottom of the fifth inning, by a score of 6-5, but Nelson County added two to the scoreboard and that would be enough to get the win.

 

CHS sophomore Lane Bottoms watches the pitch.

CHS senior superlatives announced

 

Campbellsville High School senior superlatives were recently announced for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Superlatives are awarded based on GPA and participation in club and other activities.

 

Laura Lamb and Zack Bottoms were voted Mr. and Miss CHS.     Caylie Blair and Zack Settle were voted Mr. and Miss Eagle.     Brenna Wethington and Murphy Lamb were voted Mr. and Miss Senior.

CHS baseball team is 20th District tournament runners-up

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team is this year’s 20th District tournament runners-up.

 

CHS took on Taylor County in the first round of the tournament on Friday, May 26, at Adair County High School and won the game by one run.

 

Final score was 8-7.

 

CHS senior Jared Brewster picks up Treyce Mattingly, a sophomore, after Mattingly hit a three-run homerun. Also pictured are sophomore Ryan Kearney, at left, and freshman Blake Allen, second from right, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash.

CHS seniors have fun at project graduation

 

Campbellsville High School seniors had fun together at this year’s project graduation celebration, and all took home several prizes.

 

At project graduation, graduates played games, won prizes and ate together.

 

CHS senior Alexis Shears tries to get a cookie from her forehead into her mouth.     CHS senior Logan Brown dances while under hypnosis.

CHS baseball coach honored

 

Campbellsville High School head baseball coach Kirby Smith was recently honored for his leadership and dedication to his team.

 

Smith, who is also CHS principal, just completed his 11th season as head baseball coach. He will become superintendent at Campbellsville Independent Schools on July 1.

 

Before the CHS vs. Washington County game on Thursday, May 18, many of Smith’s former players gathered on the field to surprise him.

 

“Tonight, we would like to honor a leader who has shaped the lives of countless young men."

 

CHS head baseball coach Kirby Smith hugs his former players who surprised him by attending a ceremony honoring him for completing his 11th season leading the Eagles.

CHS baseball team battles Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently battled Washington County.

 

Final score was 1-20, with Washington County getting the win.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders John Orberson and Tristin Faulkner and CHS sophomore Jackson Hinton, who drove in the lone Eagle run, had singles for their team.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash dives for the ball.

CHS baseball team takes on LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on LaRue County recently.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS lost by a score of 0-10.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitched for the Eagles. And Wyatt Houk, a junior, had the lone hit for the CHS team.

 

CHS freshman Gavin Johnson eyes the runner on first.

CHS baseball team takes on Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Elizabethtown recently.

 

Final score was 3-5, with the Panthers coming out on top.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitched for the Eagles and struck out eight. Wyatt Houk, a junior, pitched for the Eagles in relief.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney is hit by a pitch.

CHS teacher honored in Frankfort with Teacher Achievement Award

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Ben Davis was honored recently in Frankfort with an award recognizing his contributions in the classroom.

 

Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline recently honored 24 teachers with 2018 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

 

Davis, who has taught English at CHS for about seven years, is among the list of 24 award winners.

 

As such, Davis and the other 23 teachers qualified to compete for the 2018 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, which were announced during a special ceremony in Frankfort on Tuesday, May 16.

 

CHS teacher Ben Davis receives his Teacher Achievement Award and is pictured with Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton, at left, and CHS Principal Kirby Smith.

CIS teachers honored at Campbellsville University

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 20.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff was honored, as were Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade teacher Robbilyn Speer and Campbellsville High School teacher Tyler Hardy.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 20. From left are CU Vice President for Academic Affairs Donna Hedgepath, CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff, CMS eighth-grade teacher Robbilyn Speer, CHS teacher Tyler Hardy, CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes, CES Principal Ricky Hunt and Dr. Beverly Ennis, dean of the CU School of Education.

CHS softball team drops close game in district tournament

 

Campbellsville High School softball team took on Taylor County on Monday, May 22, in the first round of this season’s 20th District tournament.

 

CHS led the game by a score of 5-3 going to the bottom of the seventh inning.

 

Taylor County scored three runs to win the game by a score of 6-5.

 

The loss ends the Lady Eagles’ season, with a 14-16 record.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington calls for some cheering after she gets a hit.

CHS softball team takes on Nelson, Marion counties

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Nelson and Marion counties.

 

CHS defeated Nelson County by a score of 16-0 in three innings.

 

CHS senor Kailey Morris gets set to bat.

CHS wins close game with Monroe County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently won a close game with Monroe County.

 

Final score was 10-9, in nine innings.

 

CHS senior Kailey Morris looks to steal second.

CHS softball team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated John Hardin.

 

Final score was 16-1, in four innings.

 

CHS senior Kailey Morris fields the ball.

CHS softball team crushes Danville

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently crushed Danville.

 

Final score was 16-1, in three innings.

 

CHS head softball coach Weston Jones congratulates Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch after she makes it safely back to third base.

CHS softball team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team defeated Clinton County recently.

 

Final score was 12-5.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington led her team with seven RBI and a home run.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington throws to first.

CHS senior featured in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan recently made his acting debut.

 

Cowan, who graduated from CHS on Saturday, May 20, was cast in the production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Campbellsville University, as part of its Shakespeare Under the Stars series.

 

Cowan portrayed Nym.

 

CHS senior Jaleel Cowan portrays Nym in the Campbellsville University production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor.”

CHS softball, baseball seniors honored

 

Campbellsville High School softball and baseball senior players were recently honored for their years of dedication to their team.

 

This year’s CHS softball team includes two seniors, Brenna Wethington and Kailey Morris. This year’s baseball team also features two seniors, Zack Bottoms and Jared Brewster.

 

 CHS seniors Zack Bottoms and Jared Brewster are honored for their dedication to the CHS baseball team. They are pictured with their families and coaches. From left are assistant coaches Lynn Kearney, Zach Lewis and Phil Gowdy, Bottoms’s dad Adam, Bottoms, Bottoms’s mother Kecia, Brewster’s dad David, Brewster, Brewster’s mother Suzanne Davis, Brewster’s siblings Jaden and Jewell, head coach Kirby Smith and assistant coach Blake Milby.     CHS softball players Brenna Wethington and Kailey Morris are honored for her dedication to the CHS softball team. From left are head coach Weston Jones, Morris’s mother Leslie, Morris, Wethington, Wethington’s mother Shelia, Wethington’s brother Mason, Wethington’s father John and assistant coach Matt Schmuck.

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.

 

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CHS freshman sets personal record at state meet

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Taliyah Hazelwood ran at the state track meet last Saturday and set a new personal record.

 

Hazelwood finished second in the 200-meter dash at region competition on Friday, May 12, which qualified her to compete at state.

 

On Saturday, May 20, Hazelwood ran in the 200-meter dash at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state meet at the University of Kentucky track complex.

 

CHS freshman Taliyah Hazelwood finished second in the 200-meter dash at region competition, above, which qualified her to compete at this year’s state meet. She finished fifth and set a personal record at 26.77 seconds.

CHS tennis duo plays at state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School tennis doubles partners Mallory Haley, a senior, and freshman Victoria Cox played in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tennis tournament last week.

 

Haley, who graduated from CHS last Saturday, and Cox advanced to the tournament after faring well in this year’s region tournament.

 

At region tournament, the duo won their first, second and third round matches. The two were eliminated in the fourth round, which is the state-qualifying round.

 

CHS tennis duo Mallory Haley, center, and freshman Victoria Cox played in the KHSAA state tennis tournament last week. At left is coach Bradley Harris.

CHS tennis teams compete in Heartland Conference tournament

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams competed in the Heartland Conference tennis tournament recently, and took home several trophies.

 

CHS boys’ tennis team is this year’s Heartland Conference runners-up. From left are coach Tyler Hardy, senior Zack Settle, juniors Cody Davis and Cass Kidwell, freshman Patrick Walker and sophomore Brandon Greer. Settle and Kidwell were also doubles runners-up and Davis was singles runner-up. Absent from the photo is junior Jackson Hunt.     CHS girls’ tennis doubles partners senior Mallory Haley and freshman Victoria Cox were this year’s Heartland Conference runners-up. From left are coach Bradley Harris, Cox and Haley.

CHS graduates nearly 65 students

 

They entered as students, and left as alumni.

 

Campbellsville High School Class of 2017 graduated on Saturday, May 20, in front of family, friends, teachers and administrators.

 

Nearly 65 students received diplomas to mark the end of their high school careers.

 

This year’s salutatorian is Laura Lamb. Valedictorians are Blair Lamb and Murphy Lamb.

 

CHS Principal Kirby Smith thanked the class for being lots of fun – but also challenging.

 

CHS Class of 2017 poses for a final group photo together.

CHS baseball team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated John Hardin recently.

 

Final score was 4-3.

 

CHS senior Donnie Osinger hit a home run.

 

And Wyatt Houk, a junior, got a hit in the bottom of the seventh inning to drive in the winning run.

 

Teammates congratulate CHS junior Wyatt Houk after he gets the game-winning hit.

School year comes to a close

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students attended school on Thursday, May 18, for the final day of the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Students spent the day cleaning out lockers, preparing for summer programs and saying goodbye to their friends and teachers.

 

CES Assistant Principal Zach Lewis bumps fists with kindergartener Treshaun Robinson as he gets ready to go home.

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees were honored recently at a luncheon to close the 2016-2017 school year, which ended Thursday, May 18.

 

Several employees were honored for retiring and receiving several other awards.

 

Three people are retiring after this school year.

 

They include Sherry Cowherd, who worked at Campbellsville Elementary School as a preschool teacher and served 17 years; Clifton Walker, who was a custodian at Campbellsville Middle School and served 11 years; and Superintendent Mike Deaton, who is retiring after 10 years with the District.

 

CIS Superintendent Mike Deaton recognizes CES preschool teacher Sherry Cowherd, who is retiring after serving at the District for 17 years. Deaton is also retiring, effective June 30, after working for the District for 10 years.

Class of 2017 takes final Senior Walk

 

Campbellsville High School seniors took their final walk down school hallways on Thursday, May 18.

 

During this year’s Senior Walk, the Class of 2017 seniors dressed in their caps and gowns and walked down the hallways at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, where they spent their academic careers.

 

Students lined the hallways at each school to cheer for the graduates and give them high fives.

 

CHS senior Noah Wagers and his classmates walk down the hallways at CES.

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.

 

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CHS seniors treated to breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School’s seniors were treated to a special breakfast on Thursday, May 18.

 

Senior parents provided lots of breakfast goodies for the Class of 2017, including sausage biscuits, donuts, juice and milk.

 

CHS seniors are treated to a special breakfast before graduation practice.

CHS 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 names Leaders of the Year

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

About 40 students from each class were named Leaders of the Week during the school year. From those students, teachers recently selected their nominations for Leader of the Year.

 

Gavin Johnson was recently chosen as the Leader of the Year for the freshman class in the 2016-2017 school year.     Jeremiah Jackson was recently chosen as the Leader of the Year for the sophomore class in the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Cody Davis was recently chosen as the Leader of the Year for the junior class in the 2016-2017 school year.     Kyrsten Hill was recently chosen as the Leader of the Year for the senior class in the 2016-2017 school year.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

Eagle Excellence awards honor students who excel in eight specific academic areas. Winners are chosen each month, and can come from any grade level.

 

Teachers nominate students for the awards based on their performance in the classroom and their exemplary leadership skills.

 

 

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CHS student is first to complete MTA certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Randy Harris has made school history.

 

Harris is the first CHS student to complete industry certification to be recognized as a Microsoft Technology Associate.

 

Randy Harris

CHS students have fun during Sharpen the Saw Day

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently treated to a break from their studies during a Sharpen the Saw Day.

 

Students could play board and card games, play video games, hang out with their friends, read, study, watch a movie, play ping pong, volleyball, kickball or dodgeball and play music.

 

Students were treated to a special lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs, chips, desserts and soft drinks.

 

The day ended with a teacher vs. student faculty basketball game, with the teachers getting the win.

 

CHS teacher Dee Doss plays Phase 10 with juniors Darius Wright, at left, and Jayden Bridgewater.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

Eagle Excellence awards honor students who excel in eight specific academic areas. Winners are chosen each month, and can come from any grade level.

 

Teachers nominate students for the awards based on their performance in the classroom and their exemplary leadership skills.

 

Awards are given to students in the areas of science, English, vocational studies, art, social studies, math, music and foreign language studies.

 

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CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 15.

 

From left are sophomore Cameron Bohannon, freshman Malachi Corley, junior Vivian Brown and senior Vera Brown.

CHS FCA group hosts prayer walk

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes recently hosted a prayer walk.

 

Those attending walked around the high school and prayed at each classroom.

 

CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald prays outside a classroom.

CHS students complete family and consumer sciences certifications

 

Campbellsville High School students have worked hard this school year to complete family and consumer science certifications on their way to becoming college and career ready.

 

Students who completed family and consumer sciences industry certification include seniors Gabriel Clark and Kayla Atkinson, juniors Jasmine Coomer and Chazilyn Milby, sophomores Jaylah Tucker, Caleigh Bright and Joe Pipes and freshmen Sydney Wilson and Jakyia Mitchell.

 

CHS students who completed family and consumer sciences industry certification this school year include, from left, front, junior Chazilyn Milby, sophomore Joe Pipes, freshman Jakyia Mitchell and senior Gabriel Clark. Second row, junior Jasmine Coomer, sophomore Caleigh Bright and freshman Sydney Wilson. Back, sophomore Jaylah Tucker. Absent from the photo is senior Kayla Atkinson.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Bailey Thompson recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Bailey Thompson

CHS junior varsity baseball team defeats Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Marion County recently.

 

In the junior varsity matchup, the CHS team was victorious.

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitches a strike.

CHS 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.

CIS students complete K-PREP testing

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools students have completed K-PREP state standardized testing for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students tested the week of May 1, and sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students at CMS tested the week of May 8.

 

Eighth-graders are the last to complete state testing, with their final day on Friday, May 12.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith, at left, and Zoie Sidebottom enjoy sausage biscuits as they prepare to begin state testing.

CHS project graduation set for Saturday, May 20

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS 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

CIS students cast in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ production

 

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

 

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

 

Wizard of Oz Junior

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Caitlin Bright, sophomore Ceondre Barnett, senior Jaleel Cowan and freshman Taylor Brewer.

CHS concert band receives proficient rating at state contest

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students performed at state competition on Monday, May 8.

 

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

 

At the state assessment, which was at the University of Louisville, the CHS band received a proficient rating.

 

CHS concert band received a proficient rating at the Kentucky Music Educators Association state assessment on Monday, May 8.

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Justin Richerson and Ethan Lay recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Justin Richerson     Ethan Lay

CHS students complete industry certification

 

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

 

Gabriel Clark

CHS senior parent meeting scheduled

 

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

 

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

CHS 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

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.

Campbellsville middle, high schools to host cheerleading tryouts

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Bailey Smith recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Bailey Smith

CHS track teams finish strong at meet

 

Campbellsville High School track team members finished with several awards at an all-comers meet on Tuesday, April 25.

 

CHS freshman Taliyah Hazelwood finished first in the 100- and 200-meter dashes.

 

In boys’ action, CHS sophomore Daesean Vancleave finished first in the 100-meter dash.

 

CHS sophomore Lauren Williams runs.

CHS junior varsity softball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team battled Taylor County on Tuesday, April 25.

 

In the junior varsity match up, CHS won by a score of 5-4.

 

CHS freshman Lauryn Agathen waits to bat.

CHS 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.

CHS baseball team beats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated Taylor County on Thursday, April 20.

 

The Eagles jumped out to a strong lead by scoring five runs in the first inning. The team scored five more runs in the third.

 

Final score was 10-7.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash throws.

CHS 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 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 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.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Cameron Bohannon recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Cameron Bohannon

CHS show choir presents ‘Back to the 90s’

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir presented its spring concert recently, featuring the sounds of songs made popular in the 1990s.

 

The concert was entitled “Back to the 90s.”

 

CHS students prepared for the show for several months, and choreographed the show themselves.

 

From left, CHS seniors Jaleel Cowan, Daniel Silva, Alexis Shears, Kayla Atkinson, Brenna Wethington and Blair Lamb perform together.

CHS 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.

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 basketball coaches to host ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball clinic

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS 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.

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.

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.

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

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

Sheriff’s deputy visits CHS senior

 

Campbellsville High School senior Robert Tungate received a visit from a very special guest on Tuesday, May 2.

 

Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Finn visited Tungate and let him see inside his sheriff’s vehicle.

 

Tungate, who loves police and fire vehicles, talked to Finn about his job as a sheriff deputy and let him sit inside his sheriff’s cruiser.

 

Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Finn bumps fists with CHS senior Robert Tungate.

CHS students have fun 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 students make biscuits

 

Campbellsville High School students have learned to cook several dishes this school year.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s classes, students recently made cheesy garlic biscuits.

 

First, students made dough using Jiffy baking mix, milk and cheese.

 

From left, CHS sophomore Brooke Tucker, senior Robert Tungate and sophomore Travis Nash show off their cheesy garlic biscuits.

CHS track members place at Bryan Station invitational

 

Campbellsville High School track team members Taliyah Hazelwood, a freshman, and Daesean Vancleave, a sophomore, competed at the Bryan Station Woodall Invitational on Saturday, April 30.

 

 

CHS freshman Taliyah Hazelwood finished 11th and 10th in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, respectively.     CHS sophomore Daesean Vancleave, at left, finished 27th in the 100-meter dash.

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 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.

CHS hosts blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members are saving lives.

 

CHS hosted a blood drive on Friday, April 28.

 

The goal for the drive was to collect 25 blood donations, and 25 donations were collected.

 

CHS teacher Tammy Wilson holds sophomore Lauren Williams’s hand as she prepares to donate blood.

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 freshman Trenton Popplewell recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Trenton Popplewell

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.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

Eagle Excellence awards honor students who excel in eight specific academic areas. Winners are chosen each month, and can come from any grade level.

 

 

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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 names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 24.

 

From left are junior Logan Cole, sophomore Jeremiah Jackson, freshman Gavin Johnson and senior Murphy Lamb.

CHS students complete certifications

 

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

 

On Wednesday, April 26, several students completed family and consumer sciences industry certification.

 

Kayla Atkinson

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 seniors preparing for graduation

 

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

 

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

 

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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.

 

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CHS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team battled Taylor County on Monday, April 10.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS played hard but couldn’t come up with the win.

 

CHS seniors Brenna Wethington, at left, and Kailey Morris share a laugh between innings.

CHS golf player signs with LWC

 

Campbellsville High School senior Noah Wagers will continue his academic and golf career this fall at Lindsey Wilson College.

 

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

 

“A very special day for Noah Wagers,” CHS Principal Kirby Smith said. “We’re very excited for Noah to further his education, first and foremost, and to play sport that he loves.”

 

Campbellsville High School senior Noah Wagers will continue his academic and golf career this fall at Lindsey Wilson College. Wagers recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with family, friends, teammates and coaches. From left are his parents, Steve and Kim Wagers, and in back is LWC golf coach Eric Wyrick.

CHS tennis player signs with CU

 

Campbellsville High School senior Kyrsten Hill will continue her academic and tennis career at Campbellsville University this fall.

 

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

 

“This is an exciting time for us, Kyrsten and her family,” CHS Principal Kirby Smith said.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Kyrsten Hill will continue her academic and tennis career at Campbellsville University this fall. She recently signed her letter of intent in a special ceremony with her family, friends, teammates and coaches. From left, front, are Hill’s mother Tonya, Hill and CU head tennis coach Kristen Hamrick. Back, Hill’s father Jonathan, Hill’s boyfriend Chanse Jernigan, Hill’s tennis teammate Shauna Jones, who is also a senior, and CHS tennis coach Bradley Harris.

CHS tennis teams take on LaRue

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on LaRue County.

 

For the girls’ team, CHS lost by a score of 2-3.

 

CHS freshman Victoria Cox won her singles match. And Cox and senior Mallory Haley won their doubles match.

 

CHS senior Zack Settle returns a serve.

CHS girls’, boys’ track teams win at Heartland Conference

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ track team members brought home several medals and ribbons from the Heartland Conference meet on Thursday, April 20, in Green County.

 

The girls’ team finished in third place out of six teams.

 

And the boys’ team finished fifth out of six.

 

CHS track team members who received medals and ribbons at the Heartland Conference meet on Thursday, April 20, in Green County are, from left, front, sophomore Lauren Williams, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Aun Daya Coleman and Kitana Taylor, sophomores Tristan Johnson and Evan McAninch and eighth-grader Jake Dicken. Second row, CHS freshman Jasmine Coro, sophomore Skyler Burchett, junior Christian Berry, freshman Taliyah Hazelwood and sophomores Daesean Vancleave and Ian McAninch. Back, freshman Isis Coleman, sophomores Natalie Caldwell and Joe Pipes and freshmen Zoe McAninch and Katelyn Miller.

CHS student featured in Imagine Academy newsletter

 

Campbellsville High School junior Cody Davis is featured in a state-wide newsletter.

 

Davis is featured in the Kentucky Imagine Academy newsletter and wrote a testimonial about completing Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

He completed the certification in November, and, since then, he has performed work in Microsoft Excel for a local business.

 

Cody Davis

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 17.

 

From left are freshman Gracyne Hash, junior Austin Cox, sophomore Josh Dooley and senior Laura Lamb.

CHS fishing team to compete in KHSAAA regionals

 

Campbellsville High School’s fishing team will compete in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s regional competition this weekend.

 

CHS will fish on Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, at Lake Cumberland.

 

If the CHS students finish in 16th place or higher, they will qualify to participate in the KHSAA state tournament on Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13, at Kentucky Lake.

 

The Campbellsville High School fishing team for the 2016-2017 school year is, from left, front, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Dakota Harris and Seth Hash, CHS senior Jon Tanner Coppage, junior Austin Carter and freshman Cole Kidwell. Back, freshmen Gabriel Gutierrez and Dalton Brown and juniors Tosye Cox, Connor Wilson, Caleb Hughes and Bryce Richardson.

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

Campbellsville High School students on the Eagle News Team host shows on three local radio stations.

 

The team is working with local radio stations Q-104, K-Country and The Big Dawg to deliver news about Campbellsville Independent Schools to the Taylor County community.

 

CHS Eagle News Team members for the 2016-2017 school year are, from left, front, senior Vera Brown, sophomore Andrea Bryant, senior Jaleel Cowan and freshman Zoe McAninch. Back, juniors Connor Wilson and Austin Fitzgerald and seniors Zack Settle and Kyrsten Hill.

CHS students working toward college, career readiness

 

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

 

Several students recently took exams to move them toward achieving college and career ready status.

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS tennis teams battle Grayson, Taylor counties

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Grayson and Taylor counties.

 

The boys’ team defeated Taylor County by a score of 3-2.

 

CHS junior Jackson Hunt and freshman Patrick Walker were singles winners, and senior Zack Settle and junior Cass Kidwell won their doubles match.

 

CHS senior Mallory Haley hits the ball.

CHS track teams pick up wins

 

Campbellsville High School track teams have picked up several wins this season.

 

In the first meet of the season, on Thursday, March 16, in Green County, the girls’ team finished in fifth place.

 

CHS freshman Taliyah Hazelwood finished first in the 100- and 200-meter dashes.

 

CHS freshman Jasmine Coro gets ready to run.

CHS softball team takes on North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on North Hardin.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS lost a close game by a score of 8-10.

 

CHS was down by a score of 2-10 and scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh inning.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch runs home.

CHS senior to play tennis at LWC

 

Campbellsville High School senior Shauna Jones will continue her academic and tennis career at Lindsey Wilson College this fall.

 

Jones recently signed her letter of intent with friends, family members, coaches and teammates.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Shauna Jones will continue her academic and tennis career at Lindsey Wilson College this fall. Above, she signs her letter of intent with LWC head tennis coach Marlon Dal Pont and her mother, Dana Pearl.

CES cafeteria worker receives Dare to Soar award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria worker Eveleen Burkhead 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 regular meeting on Monday, April 17.

 

In reading a letter written by CES Cafeteria Manager Anita Haulk nominating Burkhead for the award, Deaton read that she is always on time for work and rarely misses a day.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria worker Eveleen Burkhead received this month’s Dare to Soar award from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton.

CHS students to raise money for cancer research

 

Campbellsville High School students are raising money for cancer research.

 

CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students are conducting a “Pennies for Patients” drive through Friday, April 28, to collect money for leukemia and lymphoma cancer research.

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS fishing season under way

 

Campbellsville High School’s bass fishing team is in the midst of its second season, with a larger team this school year.

 

Jeff Richardson, director of food service and director of pupil personnel for Campbellsville Independent Schools, is head coach.

 

This year’s team members include senior Jon Tanner Coppage, juniors Bryce Richardson, Austin Carter, Caleb Hughes, Tosye Cox and Connor Wilson, freshmen Cole Kidwell, Gabriel Gutierrez and Dalton Brown and Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Seth Hash and Dakota Harris.

 

CHS fishing team members recently met with the Campbellsville University fishing team for some training. From left, front, are CU senior Travis Hunt, CHS freshmen Dalton Brown, Cole Kidwell and Gabriel Gutierrez and juniors Tosye Cox and Caleb Hughes. Back, CU junior Dakota Cantrell, CU freshman Trevor Sagracy, CU sophomore Adam Carman and CU freshman Grant Adams, who graduated from CHS in May 2015.

CHS students learn about judicial process

 

In the end, the jury of his peers found him guilty.

 

Campbellsville High School junior leadership students participated in a mock trial at the Taylor County Judicial Center on Thursday, April 13.

 

Students participating in the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce youth leadership program went to the center to spend a day learning about the judicial process.

 

CHS junior Alex Doss listens to witness testimony as he portrays the defendant in the mock trial.

CHS students to attend GSP

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Wyatt Houk, Alex Doss, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Bryce Richardson have been chosen to attend the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

 

And junior Madison Dial has been chosen as an alternate and may also attend the program.

 

Wyatt Houk     Alex Doss     Ryan Wiedewitsch

 

Bryce Richardson     Madison Dial

CHS sophomore to attend GSA

 

Jeremiah Jackson has made school history.

 

Jackson, who will finish his sophomore year of high school in a few weeks, has been chosen to attend the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts.

 

He is the first CHS student to be chosen to attend the GSA musical theatre program.

 

CHS sophomore Jeremiah Jackson, shown performing as part of Campbellsville University’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” has been chosen to attend the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts. He is the first CHS student to be chosen to attend the GSA musical theatre program.

CHS show choir to present ‘Back to the 90s’

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir will present its spring concert on Sunday, April 23.

 

The concert is entitled “Back to the 90s,” and will include performances of classic songs made poplar in the 1990s.

 

The performance will begin at 3 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

 

From left, CHS senior Jaleel Cowan, junior Ryan Wiedewitsch, senior Blair Lamb and junior Tiffany Kane dance during a recent show choir rehearsal.

CHS students receive graduation invitations, caps and gowns

 

Campbellsville High School students in the Class of 2017 will graduate in five weeks.

 

Students recently received their graduation invitations to send to friends and family members.

 

They also received their caps and gowns to wear during this year’s graduation ceremony.

 

CHS senior Mallory Haley is all smiles as she receives her cap and gown.

CHS students named state champions at STLP competition

 

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

 

The competition was Wednesday, April 12, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

 

Campbellsville High School students brought home several top awards at the state STLP competition on Wednesday, April 12.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Christina Phipps recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Christina Phipps

CHS senior gets role in ‘Shrek the Musical’

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan has been cast in an upcoming production of “Shrek the Musical” at Campbellsville University.

 

Jaleel Cowan

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 names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 10.

 

From left are senior Caroline McMahan, junior Bryce Richardson, freshman Jasmine Coro and sophomore Glenn Lamer.

CHS tennis season underway

 

Campbellsville High School’s tennis season is underway.

 

This year’s boys’ and girls’ teams feature a total of four seniors, including Mallory Haley, Kyrsten Hill, Shauna Jones and Zack Settle.

 

Bradley Harris is coaching the girls’ team, and Tyler Hardy is the coach for the boys’ team.

 

This year’s CHS boys’ tennis team is, from left, sophomore Brandon Greer, freshman Patrick Walker, junior Cass Kidwell, senior Zack Settle, juniors Cody Davis and Jackson Hunt and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Devan Keith.     This year’s CHS girls’ tennis team includes, from left, coach Bradley Harris, seniors Mallory Haley and Kyrsten Hill, freshmen Samantha Johnson and Victoria Cox, junior Sara Farmer and senior Shauna Jones.

CHS students learn about art

 

Campbellsville High School students joined together to learn about art this school year.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society features nine members who meet regularly to learn about new and different art concepts.

 

They also take trips together and complete school projects.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society members are, from left, front, sophomores Christina Phipps and Chloe Decker, freshman Shelby Hunt and sophomore Jessie Bennett. Back, freshman Zoe McAninch, senior Tiffany Stagner, sophomore Leslie McKenzie, sponsor and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris, junior Jay Cox and senior Tiffany Stagner.

CHS students win entrepreneurship challenge, advance to state competition

 

A group of Campbellsville High School students has won the Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge and will now advance to state competition.

 

On Tuesday, April 11, CHS freshman Cole Kidwell, sophomore Myles Murrell and junior Cass Kidwell competed at Western Kentucky University.

 

On Tuesday, April 11, CHS freshman Cole Kidwell, sophomore Myles Murrell and junior Cass Kidwell won the Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge and now advance to state competition. From left are Murrell, Cole Kidwell, Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and junior Cass Kidwell.

CHS sophomore chosen to attend Rogers Scholars program

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Myles Murrell has been chosen to represent Taylor County at the Rogers Scholars program this summer.

 

Murrell will attend a week-long program that focuses on developing business leaders.

 

Myles Murrell

CHS seniors receive art scholarships

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Kyrsten Hill and Tiffany Stagner recently received scholarships to help them continue their art studies in college.

 

Kyrsten Hill     Tiffany Stagner

CHS baseball team picks up wins in Florida

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team picked up several wins during its annual spring break trip to Florida to play in the Fort Walton Beach Bash.

 

CHS defeated Crittenden County on Sunday, April 2, by a score of 12-0.

 

CHS Baseball

CHS students teach computer coding

 

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

 

Student Technology Leadership Program and computer science students recently taught Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class about computer coding.

 

CHS computer science students taught Amanda Greer’s first-grade students about computer coding. From left, in back, are seniors Jared Brewster and Brenna Wethington, freshmen Tristin Lopez and Conner Riley, sophomore Payton Reynolds and seniors Breanna Spaulding, Caylie Blair and Kailey Morris.

CHS students teach computer coding

 

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

 

Student Technology Leadership Program and computer science students recently taught Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders in Patty Haley’s class about computer coding.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington teaches CES third-grader Adrianna Garvin about computer coding.

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

CHS hosts concert band clinic

 

Campbellsville High School concert band recently hosted a joint clinic with Casey County High School.

 

CHS hosted a day of rehearsals with guest conductors and students from Campbellsville University and Lindsey Wilson College.

 

CHS freshman Abie Angel works with guest instructor Tony Barrett.

CHS senior to bowl at LWC

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jared Brewster will continue his academic and bowling careers at Lindsey Wilson College next fall.

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jared Brewster will continue his academic and bowling careers at Lindsey Wilson College next fall. Brewster recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with friends, family members, coaches and teammates. From left, front, are Brewster’s grandmother Patricia Davis, his mother Suzanne Davis holding his brother Jaden, Brewster, and his father David Brewster holding his sister Jewell Brewster, who is a kindergarten student at Campbellsville Elementary School. Back, LWC bowling coach Brandon Burns, CHS assistant bowling coach Dakota Pendleton, CHS head bowling coach Stephen Tucker and CHS Principal Kirby Smith.

CHS students practice for AP exams

 

Campbellsville High School students recently spent a day at Campbellsville University preparing for their upcoming AP exams.

 

Monique Morton, director of math and computer science at Advance Kentucky, recently came to Campbellsville to lead CHS AP computer science students in a study session.

 

Morton talked to students about how to best prepare for the AP exams, and administered mock questions.

 

Monique Morton, director of math and computer science at Advance Kentucky, recently came to Campbellsville to lead Sonya Kessler’s AP computer science students in a study session. Sonya Kessler is at left and CHS seniors Murphy Lamb and Zack Settle are at right.

CHS senior to play soccer at CU

 

Campbellsville High School soccer player Daniel Silva will continue his academic and athletic career at Campbellsville University.

 

Silva recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with friends, family members, classmates and teammates.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer player Daniel Silva will continue his academic and athletic career at Campbellsville University. Silva recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony with friends, family members, classmates and teammates. Congratulating him, from left, front, are his parents Dewayne and Dr. Carla Golightly. Back, his brother David, a freshman at CHS, CU head soccer coach Adam Preston, CHS head soccer coach Bradley Harris and assistant coaches Matt Schmuck and Malique Spaulding.

CHS art students work with clay

 

Campbellsville High School specialized art students recently worked with clay.

 

Several of Jo Ann Harris’s students are studying advanced art concepts in a specialized class.

 

Learning at their own pace, students are creating several pieces of artwork. Recently, students worked with clay to make figures.

 

CHS senior Tiffany Stagner shapes what will become a zombie face.

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.

CMS, CHS students win conservation art awards

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students recently won awards for their entries in Taylor County Conservation District’s annual art and writing contest.

 

CMS art winners are, from left, fifth-graders Karlie Cox, Ava Hughes and Lillee Byrne, who are classroom winners, and Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith. Byrne was also the overall winner for her school.     CMS writing winners are, from left, seventh-graders Riley Rainwater, Savannah Gumm and Adin Hunt, sixth-grader Konner Forbis and seventh-grader Grant Lawson, who are all classroom winners. In back are Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith and Steven Gumm, who is Hunt’s teacher. Hunt was the overall winner for his school and county runner-up. Savannah Gumm was the second-place winner for her school, and Rainwater was third.     CHS sophomore Brandon Greer, at right, won the writing contest for his school and received his awards from Taylor County Conservation District Board Member Barry Smith, center. Greer’s teacher Ben Davis, at left, won a $50 prize.

CHS students are college, career ready

 

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

 

Chase Atwood     Jaleel Cowan     Gabriel Clark

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 27.

 

From left are sophomore Davon Cecil, senior Shauna Jones, junior Cody Davis and freshman Zaria Cowan.

CHS students win awards at first KUNA event

 

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

 

CHS Y-Club members, accompanied by sponsor Susan Dabney, attended the Kentucky United Nations Assembly event on March 26-28 at the Galt House in Louisville.

 

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

 

And Bryce Richardson, a junior, received an Outstanding Delegate award.

 

CHS students attending KUNA include, from left, juniors Jenny Lantz, Bryce Richardson, Lisa Richter and Cass Kidwell, sophomores Elizabeth Sullivan, Glenn Lamer, Myles Murrell, Leslie McKenzie, Jeremiah Jackson and Abbie Dicken, freshman Cole Kidwell, sophomore Brandon Greer, freshman Savanna Brockman, sponsor Susan Dabney and senior Noah Wagers. Absent from the photo is freshman Bailey Thompson.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Jason Agee recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Jason Agee

CMS students win awards at KUNA

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently attended the KUNA convention and brought home some awards.

 

CMS Y-Club members attended the Kentucky United Nations Assembly on March 19-21 at Crown Plaza in Louisville.

 

Campbellsville High School freshmen Zaria Cowan and Cole Kidwell also attended KUNA and served in leadership roles.

 

Cowan was president of the United Nations General Assembly, and Kidwell served as president of the Security Council. They were elected at last year’s KUNA events.

 

CMS students dress for their presentation about Greece. From left, front, are eighth-grader Chloe Bennett, sixth-graders Graci Crews and Briana Davis, eighth-grader Kaylee Reynolds, seventh-grader Tayler Thompson and eighth-grader Clark Kidwell. Second row, eighth-grader Devan Keith and sixth-graders Wesley Reynolds and Mary Russell. In back is eighth-grader Zaquan Cowan.

CHS physics students determine the speed of sound

 

Campbellsville High School physics students recently determined the speed of sound.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s class, students recently studied how to determine the speed of sound by using the concept of resonance.

 

CHS senior Murphy Lamb and his classmates, clockwise from left, Ben Rafferty, Zack Settle, Logan Brown and Dalton Ballentine work to determine the speed of sound.

CHS students see the stars

 

Campbellsville High School students recently took a trip to see the stars.

 

Students participating in the Kentucky Scholars Program visited the MacAdam Student Observatory at the University of Kentucky.

 

Timothy Knauer, director of the MacAdam Student Observatory, met with students to explain how the observatory works and to give them a lesson about the stars. He also ate dinner with the group and took them to the observatory, which is on the roof of one of UK’s parking structures.

 

CHS seniors, from left, Zack Settle, Laura Lamb, Murphy Lamb, Caroline McMahan, Vera Brown, Blair Lamb, Ben Rafferty, Ricky Smith-Cecil and Dalton Ballentine take a photo at the MacAdam Student Observatory on the University of Kentucky campus.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Monday, March 27, Cowan has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Jaleel Cowan

CHS softball team takes on Green County in All ‘A’ region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School softball team took on Green County on Saturday, March 25, in the fifth region All “A” tournament.

 

CHS battled to the end, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS junior Caitlin Bright walks to the plate.

CHS softball team takes on Green County in All ‘A’ region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School softball team took on Green County on Saturday, March 25, in the fifth region All “A” tournament.

 

CHS battled to the end, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS junior Caitlin Bright walks to the plate.

CHS baseball team plays in All ‘A’ fifth region championship

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team won in the first round of the All “A” fifth region tournament to advance to the championship match up.

 

On Friday, March 24, CHS defeated Green County by a score of 5-3.

 

CHS senior Zack Bottoms gets ready to bat.

CHS tennis teams take on North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams took on North Hardin High School on Thursday, March 16.

 

The boys’ team won by a score of 3-2.

 

CHS senior Zack Settle and junior Cass Kidwell won their doubles match, and juniors Cody Davis and Jackson Hunt were singles winners.

 

CHS senior Zack Settle hits the ball.

CHS baseball season underway

 

Campbellsville High School baseball season is underway.

 

This year’s season began on Thursday, March 9, with a scrimmage vs. North Bullitt High School.

 

The game ended in a tie, at six runs each.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash pitches.

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

 

Campbellsville High School National Art Honor Society students attended the annual “A Day in the Visual Arts” event at Campbellsville University on Friday, March 24, and one took home awards.

 

The event – which included a high school student juried show – was open to CHS and other students as well as the Campbellsville/Taylor County community.

 

CHS senior Tiffany Stagner won first place and second place awards in the painting category.

 

CHS senior Tiffany Stagner won first and second place in the high school student juried show at Campbellsville University’s “A Day in the Visual Arts” event.

CHS seniors work toward college, career readiness

 

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

 

Several students recently passed exams on their way to becoming career ready.

CMS, CHS students attend high school journalism workshop

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students attended the Campbellsville University Mass Communication Workshop on Thursday, March 23.

 

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

 

Students attended workshop sessions to learn about broadcasting, graphic design, sports announcing, photojournalism, editing, film criticism, sports media, mass media ethics, screen acting, public relations, social media, copyediting and news announcing.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students attending the Campbellsville University Mass Communication Workshop are, from left, front eighth-graders Chloe Garrett, Kaylee Reynolds and Taylor Knight and seniors Jaleel Cowan, Logan Brown and Jared Brewster. Back, senior Vera Brown, sophomore Andrea Bryant and seniors Shauna Jones, Blair Lamb, Kyrsten Hill and Laura Lamb. CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald is absent from the photo.

CHS concert band students receive distinguished ratings

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students recently received distinguished ratings and have been invited to perform at a state assessment.

 

The band performed on Wednesday, March 22, at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

The band received distinguished ratings in each category, from every judge.

 

And, because the band received the highest rating possible from every judge, CHS has been invited to play at the state level assessment.

 

 

CHS teachers, students battle in quick recall challenge

 

Campbellsville High School teachers and academic team members recently battled it out in a quick recall challenge.

 

The academic team season has ended, but students are already preparing for next season.

 

On Tuesday, March 21, the students battled their teachers in a quick recall match.

 

CHS teachers Zach Shelton, at left, and Ben Davis bump fists after answering a question correct. CHS teacher Lauren Bennett is at left and Lindsay Williams is at right.

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2016-2017 school year.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 20.

 

From left are Sara Farmer, Ryan Kearney and Kaleigh Hunt. Absent from the photo is CHS senior Kayla Atkinson.

CHS students make stir fry

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make stir fry.

 

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

 

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

 

CHS foods and nutrition teacher Deanna Campbell helps junior Matteo Rossi chop garlic.

CHS students celebrate college, career readiness success

 

Campbellsville High School students are celebrating their college and career readiness success.

 

Students are working hard to achieve college and career readiness status.

 

To motivate them, College and Career Readiness Counselor Angie Travis marks their success on the wall outside her office.

 

CHS students are motivated to complete college and career readiness status by their successes being marked on the wall outside College and Career Readiness Counselor Angie Travis’s office.

CHS students create mood paintings

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently made their own mood paintings.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students recently read the poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” written by Robert Frost.

 

CHS freshmen Jade Tungate, at left, and Summer Edwards draw their mood paintings.

CHS girls’ basketball players receive awards

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball players recently received awards for their hard work during the 2016-2017 season.

 

Players were honored for their dedication to their team during a banquet on Sunday, March 19.

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball players recently received awards for their hard work during the 2016-2017 season. Players receiving awards are, from left, front, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Lainey Watson, CHS freshman Katelyn Miller, CMS eighth-grader Catlyn Clausen, seventh-grader Bri Gowdy and eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch. Back, CHS juniors Vonnea Smith, Kiyah Barnett and Kayla Young and seniors Caylie Blair and Brenna Wethington.

CHS concert band students prepare for KMEA assessment

 

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

 

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

 

The band will perform on Wednesday, March 22, at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

CHS freshmen Tristin Lopez, at left, and Abie Angel play the french horn.

CHS students conduct mock trial

 

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

 

AP U.S. government students in Susan Dabney’s class recently learned all about 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 sophomore Jackson Hinton, at left, listens as his attorneys Jeremiah Jackson and Elizabeth Sullivan, sophomores, question a witness.

CHS students make tape people sculptures

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made life-size tape people sculptures.

 

In recent weeks, students and teachers have seen the tape people in various places around Campbellsville middle and high schools.

 

Tape people could be seen eating breakfast and lunch, reading a book, walking up the stairs, hanging from the stairwell, playing the guitar, climbing down from the ceiling, cheering and much more.

 

CHS freshman Ben Arachi tapes Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Zachary Shaw’s arm.

CIS honored at state capitol

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools was recently honored at the Kentucky state capitol.

 

Earlier in the 2016-2017 school year, the District was been named to an honor roll for improving its academic performance and expanding its AP course offerings at Campbellsville High School.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is one of eight Kentucky public school districts named to the Advanced Placement Honor Roll.

 

Last month, Superintendent Mike Deaton and other administrators were recognized during a special ceremony at the state capitol.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools was recently honored at the Kentucky state capitol for being one of eight Kentucky public school districts named to the Advanced Placement Honor Roll this school year. Those attending the ceremony are, from left, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt, Campbellsville High School Guidance Counselor Richard Dooley, Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Deputy Secretary Brad Montell, Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton, Campbellsville High School Principal Kirby Smith, AP student Zack Settle, a CHS senior, and Instructional Supervisor Kent Settle.

CHS students elected FCCLA region officers

 

Campbellsville High School students have been elected to serve as FCCLA region officers.

 

CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students attended the Region 14 FCCLA meeting on Tuesday, March 14, at Lindsey Wilson College.

 

Haley Fitch, a junior, was elected vice president of individual programs. CHS freshman Jakyia Mitchell was elected vice president of community service. And junior Vivian Brown was elected vice president of parliamentary law.

 

Three CHS FCCLA students were recently elected to serve as regional officers. Those elected include, from left, junior Haley Fitch, who will serve as vice president of individual programs; freshman Jakyia Mitchell, who is vice president of community service; and junior Vivian Brown, who will serve as vice president of parliamentary law.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors work toward becoming college and career ready

 

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

 

On Wednesday, March 15, several students passed Work Keys exams, bringing them closer to receiving career ready status.

 

Jon Tanner Coppage

CHS prom tickets on sale

 

Campbellsville High School prom tickets are on sale now.

 

This year’s prom is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, at The Venue.

 

Tickets are $25 for an individual and $40 for a couple.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

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

 

From left are senior Iori Hashimoto, freshman Mikael Vaught and junior Ryan Wiedewitsch. Absent from the photo is sophomore Andrea Bryant.

CHS students perform penny experiment

 

Campbellsville High School chemistry students recently performed an experiment with pennies.

 

CHS teacher Dee Doss asked students to determine whether their pennies were made of pure copper.

 

Students were given two pennies, one made before 1982 and the other made after 1982.

 

CHS junior Nena Barnett, at left, pours hydrochloric acid on her group’s pennies as classmate Jayden Bridgewater watches.

CHS media center named for former employee, lifelong ‘Eagle’

 

Her days of wearing high heels and walking to the post office might be over. But Anne Fraim says she will always be an Eagle.

 

Wearing her purple and gold, as she always does, she listened as her friends and family spoke about how much they love her.

 

And she couldn’t help but smile.

 

Campbellsville High School named its media center for lifetime Eagle and long-time employee and school supporter Anne Fraim on Monday, March 6.

 

Former CHS employee Anne Fraim poses for a photo outside the newly dedicated Anne Fraim Media Center.

CHS students study the heart

 

Campbellsville High School anatomy students are studying the heart.

 

In Dee Doss’s class, students have learned all about the parts of the heart and their functions.

 

To end the unit, students dissected sheep hearts to see what they have been learning firsthand.

 

CHS anatomy teacher Dee Doss helps students, from left, seniors Caroline McMahan and Mallory Haley and junior Alex Doss identify the parts of the heart.

CHS senior is college ready

 

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

 

CHS senior Micah Corley recently passed the KYOTE writing exam.

 

Micah Corley

CHS students learn to make pizzas

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned how to make pizza.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes, students discussed how to make individual pizzas, using English muffins.

 

CHS sophomore Ceondre Barnett makes an English muffin pizza.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Brenna Wethington, junior Caneyah Bowen and sophomore Jim Jefferies. Not pictured is freshman Emily Rodgers.

CHS students create Pop Art

 

Campbellsville High School art students are making their own Pop Art.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s art classes have been studying Peter Max’s artwork.

 

Max is a German-born American illustrator and graphic artist, known for the use of psychedelic shapes, cosmic imagery and bright color palettes.

 

CHS freshman Alli Wilson paints her Pop Art drawing of Kanye West.

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball players honored

 

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

 

CHS freshman Malachi Corley, in back, fourth from left, was named to the 20th District all-tournament team.     Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Bri Gowdy, in back, second from left, was named to the 20th District all-tournament team.

CHS student featured on website

 

Campbellsville High School junior Cody Davis is featured on a website for completing a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

He completed the certification in November, and, since then, he has performed work in Microsoft Excel for a local business.

 

Cody Davis

Former superintendent honored

 

Chuck Vaughn, former Campbellsville Independent Schools superintendent, was recently honored for his unwavering support of the District.

 

Vaughn was inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame last month in a special ceremony at Campbellsville High School.

 

He was also recognized at the 5th region boys’ basketball championship game on Tuesday, March 7, and presented a plaque from the region athletic directors association.

 

Chuck Vaughn, former Campbellsville Independent Schools superintendent, was recently inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame and was honored at the 5th region boys’ basketball championship game on Tuesday, March 7. He is pictured with Campbellsville High School football and boys’ basketball assistant coach Will Griffin.

CHS senior finishes second in welding competition

 

Campbellsville High School senior Zack Bottoms recently finished in second place at a regional welding competition.

 

Bottoms competed at the Kentucky SkillsUSA regional competition on Saturday, March 4, at the Kentucky Tech-Pulaski County Area Technology Center in Somerset.

 

Zack Bottoms

CHS students spread positivity

 

Campbellsville High School students are spreading some positivity to their classmates.

 

In Sonya Kessler’s class, students have made a paper chain of positivity, which is hung on lockers outside her classroom.

 

Students write positive notes about their classmates and then tie them together in a chain.

 

Campbellsville High School students are spreading some positivity to their classmates. In Sonya Kessler’s class, students have made this paper chain of positivity, which spreads positive messages about students.

CHS students learn about Sullivan University

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned all about Sullivan University from one of their former classmates.

 

Bayli Dickens, who graduated from CHS last May and is now studying culinary arts at Sullivan University, came to her former high school to talk to current students about planning for college.

 

Bayli Dickens, who graduated from CHS last May and is now studying culinary arts at Sullivan University, talks to her former classmates about her school.

CMS, CHS student artwork on display

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are displaying their artwork at Taylor County Public Library.

 

In honor of March being Youth Art Month, the library is displaying work made in Jo Ann Harris’s middle and high school art classes.

 

The exhibit will be featured at the library through Friday, March 17.

 

Artwork by, from left, CMS seventh-grader Rylee Petett, CHS freshman Shelby Hunt and freshman Gavin Johnson and junior Jenny Lantz is on display at the Taylor County Public Library.

CMS, CHS student artwork on display

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are displaying their artwork at Taylor County Public Library.

 

In honor of March being Youth Art Month, the library is displaying work made in Jo Ann Harris’s middle and high school art classes.

 

The exhibit will be featured at the library through Friday, March 17.

 

Artwork by, from left, CMS seventh-grader Rylee Petett, CHS freshman Shelby Hunt and freshman Gavin Johnson and junior Jenny Lantz is on display at the Taylor County Public Library.

CMS, CHS student artwork on display

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are displaying their artwork at Taylor County Public Library.

 

In honor of March being Youth Art Month, the library is displaying work made in Jo Ann Harris’s middle and high school art classes.

 

The exhibit will be featured at the library through Friday, March 17.

 

Artwork by, from left, CMS seventh-grader Rylee Petett, CHS freshman Shelby Hunt and freshman Gavin Johnson and junior Jenny Lantz is on display at the Taylor County Public Library.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Ryan Kearney recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Ryan Kearney

CHS students, teachers help save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students and teachers recently helped save lives by donating blood.

 

On Friday, March 3, Kentucky Blood Center officials came to CHS to help students, teachers, staff members, parents and community members donate.

 

CHS senior Murphy Lamb donates blood.

CHS students make clean water

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned how to make dirty water clean again.

 

In Dee Doss’s AP environmental science class, students recently discussed water pollution and oil spills and how they impact the environment.

 

CHS sophomore Jeremiah Jackson and Glenn Lamer, at right, work to separate oil from their dirty water.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

Eagle Excellence awards honor students who excel in eight specific academic areas. Winners are chosen each month, and can come from any grade level.

 

Teachers nominate students for the awards based on their performance in the classroom and their exemplary leadership skills.

CHS students complete welding certification

 

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

 

Several students who attend classes at Green County Area Technology Center recently completed welding industry certification.
 

Quentin Skaggs     Josh Mahan


Chloe Decker     Katelyn Walker

CHS STLP students advance to state competition

 

Campbellsville High School STLP students have advanced to state competition.

 

CHS students attended the Regional Showcase at the University of Louisville on Tuesday, Nov. 29. Several students competed there and have advanced to state competition next month.

 

Results from the Digital Product Online Judging portion of the competition were recently announced, and, as a result, five more CHS students advance to state competition.

 

From left, CHS sophomore Christina Phipps, freshman Gracyne Hash, seniors Caylie Blair and Laura Lamb and junior Sara Farmer have advanced to compete at the state STLP competition next month.

CHS freshman chosen for future medical leaders program

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Ally Rose Jefferson has been chosen to participate in an elusive future medical leaders program in Massachusetts.

 

Jefferson has been invited to participate in the Congress of Future Medical Leaders program in Lowell, Ma., on June 25-27.

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Ally Rose Jefferson has been chosen to participate in a future medical leaders program in Massachusetts.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 27.

 

From left are junior Alex Doss, freshman Ben Arachi and senior Tiffany Stagner. Absent from the photo is sophomore Elizabeth Sullivan.

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 freshman chosen for future medical leaders program

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Jakyia Mitchell has been chosen to participate in an elusive future medical leaders program in Massachusetts.

 

Mitchell has been invited to participate in the Congress of Future Medical Leaders program in Lowell, Ma., on June 25-27.

 

The program is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become doctors or work in medical research fields.

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Jakyia Mitchell has been chosen to participate in a future medical leaders program in Massachusetts.

CHS students make tortilla pizzas

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make tortilla pizzas.

 

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

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foodsand nutrition classes, Freeman taught students to make tortilla pizza.

 

CHS teacher Deanna Campbell, at left, and Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, at right, help students prepare ingredients for tortilla pizzas. From left are freshman Sydney Wilson, junior Aidan McMahan and freshman Jewell Cox.

CHS art students study texture

 

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

 

Jo Ann Harris’s students are studying advanced art concepts in a specialized class.

 

Learning at their own pace, students are creating several pieces of artwork.

 

CHS specialized art student Jasmine Cox, a junior, adds feathers to her painting.

CHS boys’ basketball team battles Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team took on Adair County in the first round of the 20th District tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

 

Despite battling to the end, CHS lost the match up.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay, at left, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash play defense.

CHS students visit ECTC

 

Campbellsville High School students recently visited the Elizabethtown Community & Technical College campus in Springfield.

 

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, students visited campus for a tour and to learn about the programs offered.

 

Campbellsville High School students recently visited the Elizabethtown Community & Technical College campus in Springfield. From left are sophomores Quentin Skaggs, Nick Cowan, Cody Cox, Jorden Perkins and Payton Reynolds, senior Kailey Morris, sophomores Spencer Swafford, John Netherland and Devin Pike and seniors Madison Lewis and Kyrsten Hill.

CHS basketball coach, athletic director to be inducted into national Hall of Fame

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ head basketball coach and athletic director Tim Davis will soon be inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

 

The NHSACA recently made the announcement.

 

Davis will officially be inducted in a special ceremony on Tuesday, June 20, at Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Ill.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ head basketball coach and athletic director Tim Davis will soon be inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame for his longevity and service to high school athletics.

CHS girls’ basketball player named to 5th region all-season team

 

Campbellsville High School junior Nena Barnett has been named to the 5th region all-season team.

 

The 5th Region Basketball Coaches Association recently made the announcement.

 

Barnett averaged more than 10 points per game in the 2016-2017 season, along with four rebounds and three assists.

 

Campbellsville High School junior Nena Barnett has been named to the 5th region all-season team. She led the Lady Eagles to an 18-11 season, which is the team’s first winning season in more than 15 years.

CHS girls’ basketball coach named 5th region Coach of the Year

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps has been named the 2016-2017 5th region Coach of the Year.

 

The 5th Region Basketball Coaches Association recently made the announcement.

 

All girls’ head basketball coaches in the 5th region voted for the Coach of the Year honor.

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps has been named the 2016-2017 5th region Coach of the Year.

CHS senior speaks to CMS FCA group

 

Campbellsville High School senior Caroline McMahan recently delivered an inspirational message to Campbellsville Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members.

 

McMahan spoke to students about God’s love, and how, while we are all different, God loves us all in the same way.

 

CHS senior Caroline McMahan asks students to join hands to see if any are the same.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 20.

 

From left are senior Micah Corley, junior Christian Berry, freshman Hannah Hall and sophomore Leslie McKenzie.

CHS hosts Empty Nest Night

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted an Empty Nest Night for senior students and their parents.

 

CHS College and Career Readiness Counselor Angie Travis spoke, as did admissions counselors from Campbellsville University, Western Kentucky University, Lindsey Wilson College, Eastern Kentucky University and Somerset Community College.

 

Representative from Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center also spoke.

 

CHS College and Career Readiness Counselor Angie Travis speaks to senior students and their parents about applying for scholarships.

CHS teachers host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

About 50 people attended to discuss grades, behavior and semester progress for their students.

 

Teachers were on hand for a couple hours to meet with parents and discuss how their children are progressing this school year.

 

CHS teacher Susan Dabney meets with a parent.

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

CHS girls’ basketball team battles Adair County into triple overtime

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team took on Adair County in the first round of the 20th District tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

 

CHS battled the Lady Indians into triple overtime.

 

At the final buzzer, Adair County was on top, with a final score of 57-56.

 

CHS senior Caylie Blair plays defense.     CHS senior Brenna Wethington jumps for the ball.

CHS students to interview for jobs

 

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

 

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

CHS band students participate in CU honors band

 

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

 

The students attended rehearsals on the CU campus on Thursday, Feb. 16, and Friday, Feb. 17.

 

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

 

CHS junior Tiffany Kane plays flute during a CU Honors Band rehearsal.

CHS students finish paper mache project

 

Campbellsville High School students have finished their 3D paper mache objects.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s classes recently watched an episode of “Face Off,” a reality television show that features a competition between special effects makeup artists.

 

While watching the show, students learned about making special effects, but also about art careers.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Rylee Petett holds her finished 3D paper mache sculpture.

CHS swim teams finish fourth, seventh at meet

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ swim teams finished fourth and seventh, respectively, at the Campbellsville Taylor County Invite on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Campbellsville University.

 

CHS senior swimmers Mallory Haley, Daniel Silva and Jon Tanner Coppage were honored in a special ceremony.

 

And several CHS swimmers finished in the top of their events.

 

CHS seniors, from left, Daniel Silva, Jon Tanner Coppage and Mallory Haley are honored. They are pictured with their coach, Steve Doss.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Anderson County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team took on Anderson County on Friday, Feb. 17.

 

Despite fighting to the final buzzer, CHS couldn’t get the win.

 

Final score was 39-62.

 

CHS girls’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps hugs seniors Brenna Wethington, at left, and Caylie Blair after they play their final minutes on the Lady Eagles home court.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS boys’ freshmen, JV teams defeat Thomas Nelson

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen and junior varsity basketball teams recently defeated Thomas Nelson.

 

The CHS freshmen squad dominated Thomas Nelson. Final score was 72-38.

 

And final score of the JV match up was 69-58.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash dribbles down the court.

CHS boys’ JV, varsity teams take on Caverna

 

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

 

In the JV match up, CHS was victorious. Final score was 61-38.

 

CHS fought to the buzzer in the varsity match up, but couldn’t hang on to get the win. Final score was 85-88.

 

CHS junior Connor Wilson smiles as he watches the ball.

CHS boys’ freshmen basketball team defeats Hart County

 

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

 

Final score was 50-39.

 

CHS freshman Mark Rigsby drives the ball for two points.

CHS senior athletes honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior athletes were honored on Friday, Feb. 17.

 

CHS girls’ basketball senior players Caylie Blair and Brenna Wethington are honored. From left are Caylie’s parents Bryan Blair and Terri Slinker, Caylie, head coach Anthony Epps, Brenna and her parents, Sheila and John Wethington.     CHS cheerleader Lisa-Marie Richter, a junior and foreign exchange student, is honored. She is pictured with the CHS cheerleading squad. In front is Campbellsville Elementary School first-grader Lainey Price. In back, from left, are freshmen Isabella Osborne and Sydney Wilson, sophomore Andrea Bryant, freshman Lauryn Agathen, coach Nikki Price, Lisa, coach Lisa Wiseman, freshmen Zoe McAninch and Bailey Smith and junior Kimberly Harden.

CHS senior athletes honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior athletes were honored on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

 

From left, CHS boys’ basketball senior players Darius Bell, Zack Bottoms, Micah Corley and Ricky Smith-Cecil are honored for their dedication to their team.     CHS bowling team senior players, from left, Vera Brown, Logan Brown, Murphy Lamb and Jared Brewster are honored for their dedication to their team.

CHS senior cross country runner Kyrsten Hill is honored. From left are Hill’s mother Tonya, CHS cross country coach Steve Doss, Kyrsten and Hill’s father Jonathan.     CHS senior golf player Noah Wagers is honored. From left are his parents Steve and Kim Wagers, Noah and CHS boys’ golf coach Jim Ward.

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ varsity basketball team defeated LaRue County on Thursday, Feb. 16.

 

Final score was 50-43.

 

CHS junior Kiyah Barnett led her team with 14 points.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Catlyn Clausen passes.

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team defeated Washington County recently.

 

Final score was 51-35.

 

CHS boys’ team also took on Washington County, but couldn’t get the win. Final score was 50-62.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington looks for a rebound.     CHS junior Connor Wilson drives the ball to the hoop.

CHS basketball teams defeat Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams recently took on Metcalfe County, and picked up three wins.

 

In the girls’ varsity match up, CHS won the close game by a score of 52-51.

 

The CHS boys’ varsity team crushed Metcalfe County. Final score was 84-45.

 

The CHS team also won the boys’ junior varsity match up. Final score was 56-47.

 

CHS senior Caylie Blair dribbles.    CHS juniors Logan Cole, at left, and Chanson Atkinson look for a rebound.

CHS girls’ freshmen basketball team defeats Taylor, Marion counties

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshmen basketball team recently defeated Taylor and Marion counties.

 

Final score of the Taylor County game was 27-21.

 

And final score of the Marion County match up was 39-34.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Kenzi Forbis, at left, and seventh-grader Bri Gowdy look for a rebound.

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats Fort Knox

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ varsity basketball team recently defeated Fort Knox.

 

Final score was 67-16.

 

CHS junior Vonnea Smith led her team with 12 points.

 

CHS junior Vonnea Smith shoots the ball.

CHS students focus on college, career readiness

 

Campbellsville High School students are working toward becoming college and career ready, and achieving industry certifications.

 

Charlie Pettigrew     Justin Richerson

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 students host poetry café

 

Campbellsville High School students are writing poetry and recently presented their poems to their classmates.

 

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

 

After their poems are finished, students present them in a Poetry Café setting.

 

CHS freshman Braydon Phillips reads his poems.

CHS government students study presidential powers

 

Campbellsville High School government students are studying the United States president’s powers.

 

In Susan Dabney’s AP U.S. government class, CHS sophomores have been discussing the recent president inauguration and some of President Donald Trump’s first actions in office.

 

From left, CHS sophomores Jackson Hinton, Ryan Kearney, Chloe Gupton and Natalie Caldwell model their presidential hat.

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

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams took on Green County on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington passes.     CHS freshman Malachi Corley drives the ball.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Kimberly Harden, sophomore Spencer Swafford and freshman Blake Allen. Senior Mallory Haley isn’t pictured.

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.

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

 

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

 

Four designs are available.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools raising money for Relay for Life

CHS band students prepare for concert

 

Campbellsville High School concert band members are preparing for an upcoming concert and spring assessment.

 

Band members are preparing for the annual Kentucky Music Educators Association assessment next month and an upcoming public performance.

 

CHS sophomore Kyler Rakes and the other concert band percussionists practice “Arrows.”

CHS physics students study inertia

 

Campbellsville High School physics students are studying inertia.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s AP physics class, students recently performed an experiment to determine the rotational inertia of an object.

 

CHS seniors Zack Settle, at left, and Blair Lamb perform their experiment as junior Bryce Richardson looks on.

CHS student is career ready

 

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

 

Gabriel Carter

CMS basketball team selling championship shirts

 

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

 

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

 

CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Front     CMS BB Chamipionship Shirts Back

CHS boys’ varsity basketball team defeats Bethlehem

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ varsity basketball team took on Bethlehem in a hard-fought match up on Friday, Feb. 10.

 

CHS won the game by a final score of 77-68.

 

In the varsity game, the CHS team fought hard but couldn’t come up with the win. Final score was 52-58.

 

CHS junior Logan Cole plays defense.

CHS art students make banner

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will be represented at this year’s Kentucky School Boards Association annual conference.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society member Kyrsten Hill, a senior, created a banner for display at the conference, which will be at the Galt House in Louisville on Feb. 24-26.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society member Kyrsten Hill, at right, a senior, made this banner for display at the KSBA annual conference, with the theme “Be a superhero for Public Education.” Ben Arachi, a freshman, created the design for the poster.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Jared Brewster, sophomore Daesean Vancleave, junior Jayden Bridgewater and freshman Lauryn Agathen.

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 student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Payton Reynolds recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Payton Reynolds

CHS yearbooks on sale soon

 

Campbellsville High School yearbooks will go on sale soon.

 

Orders will begin on Monday, Feb. 13.

 

If ordered before spring break, the cost will be $30.

CHS freshmen learn about preparing for college

 

Campbellsville High School freshmen are learning how they should prepare for college.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Outreach Counselor Audrey Price recently came to CHS to talk to freshmen about what they should be doing now to prepare for their academic careers when they graduate.

 

Price said students should be thinking about making and keeping good grades, along with being involved at school and in their community. Both look good on college applications, Price said.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Outreach Counselor Audrey Price talks to the CHS freshmen class about what they should be doing now to prepare for college.

CHS football players sign with Kentucky State University

 

CHS seniors Micah Corley and Arick Groves will continue their academic and football careers at Kentucky State University this fall.

 

Corley and Groves signed their letters of intent in a special ceremony on Monday, Feb. 6.

 

Friends, family members, coaches and teammates attended.

 

CHS seniors Micah Corley and Arick Groves will continue their academic and football careers at Kentucky State University this fall. The two signed their letters of intent in a special ceremony on Monday, Feb. 6. In front are Corley, at left, and Groves. In back, from left, are CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis, CHS Principal Kirby Smith and head football coach Dale Estes.

Former superintendent inducted into hall of fame

 

Chuck Vaughn, former Campbellsville Independent Schools superintendent, was recently honored for his unwavering support of the District.

 

Vaughn was inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 4.

 

CHS athletic department personnel chose Vaughn as their nominee to join the list of those who have served the District tirelessly.

 

Chuck Vaughn, former Campbellsville Independent Schools superintendent, was inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 4. He was honored during the CHS boys’ basketball game versus Metcalfe County. From left are CHS Assistant Athletic Director Katie Wilkerson, Vaughn and CHS Principal Kirby Smith.

CHS senior attends presidential inauguration

 

Campbellsville High School senior Zack Settle made his history books come alive recently.

 

Settle attended the recent presidential inauguration, and saw Donald Trump sworn in as the new president of the United States.

 

He attended the ceremony with his father, Kent Settle, who is instructional supervisor at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

CHS senior Zack Settle, at left, attended the recent presidential inauguration with his father, Kent Settle, instructional supervisor at Campbellsville Independent Schools, and the two saw Donald Trump sworn in as president of the United States.

CHS boys’ freshmen basketball team is runner-up in District tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen basketball team is the runner-up in this year’s 20th District tournament.

 

On Saturday, Feb. 4, teams battled at Adair County High School for the tournament championship title.

 

In the first round, CHS defeated Taylor County by a score of 44-38.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen basketball team is the runner-up in this year’s 20th District tournament. The team defeated Taylor County in the first round, and lost a close game to Marion County in the championship. This year’s freshman team is, from left, front, CHS freshmen Mikael Vaught, Malachi Corley, Mark Rigsby and Jimmy Russell. Back, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash, freshman Noah Hughes, coach Will Griffin, freshman Brennon Wheeler and eighth-grader John Orberson.

Projection screens installed in CHS gym

 

Campbellsville High School gymnasium now features two large projection screens.

 

The screens were recently installed, and will be used to display photographs, videos and much more.

 

Campbellsville High School gymnasium now features two large projection screens to display photos, videos and much more.

CHS students work toward being career ready

 

 

Campbellsville High School students are working to become college ready.

 

CHS junior Tosye Cox is now career ready.

 

And CHS junior Austin Carter recently passed the Work Keys exams and will soon take an exam for industry certification.

 

Tosye Cox     Austin Carter

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Katelyn Miller recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Katelyn Miller

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 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 senior basketball players named homecoming king and queen

 

Campbellsville High School celebrated basketball homecoming this week, culminating with the crowning of a king and queen on Saturday night.

 

Caylie Blair and Ricky Smith-Cecil, senior basketball players, were named king and queen.

 

Caitlin Bright and Ethan Lay, who represented the junior class, were named prince and princess.

 

CHS seniors Ricky Smith-Cecil and Caylie Blair, at left, were named this year’s basketball homecoming king and queen. Ethan Lay and Caitlin Bright, representing the junior class, at right, were named prince and princess. Campbellsville Elementary School first-grader Gabe Prior and kindergartener Trinity Clark were the crown bearers.

CHS boys’ basketball teams take on Hart County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ JV and varsity basketball teams battled Hart County High School on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

 

In the JV match up, CHS fought hard but couldn’t come up with a win. Final score was 33-42.

 

CHS varsity players defeated Hart County by a score of 66-61.

 

Brothers and teammates Malachi Corley, a CHS freshman, at left, and senior Micah Corley run to the basket.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Spencer County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ junior varsity and varsity basketball teams battled Spencer County on Monday, Jan. 9.

 

In the JV match up, CHS won a very close game by a score of 26-25.

 

CHS junior Nena Barnett drives the ball.

CHS celebrates homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming this week.

 

Activities began on Monday, Jan. 30, and will conclude on Saturday, Feb. 4.

 

There were dress-up days and spirit games each day, leading up to the crowning of a king and queen.

 

CHS students and teachers dress for Holiday Day.     CHS students play the Relay Race game.

CHS students learn about osmosis

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about osmosis.

 

Students in Lauren Bennett’s AP biology class performed an experiment to see the osmosis process happen and observe the effect it has on cells.

 

CHS sophomore Christina Phipps, at left, and freshman Grant Rinehart see how the osmosis process effected their potato.

CHS students nearly finished with paper mache project

 

Campbellsville High School students are nearly finished with their 3D paper mache objects.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s classes recently watched an episode of “Face Off,” a reality television show that features a competition between special effects makeup artists.

 

To put their new skills to the test, students selected a character from Alice in Wonderland or a video game and then went to work making their own 3D sculptures.

 

CHS junior Jayden Bridgewater paints her paper mache sculpture.

CHS celebrates homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming this week.

 

Activities began on Monday, Jan. 30, and will conclude on Saturday, Feb. 4.

 

There will be dress-up days and spirit games each day, leading up to the crowning of a king and queen.

 

CHS students and teachers dress for Rockers vs. Rappers Day.     CHS students play the Name That Tune game.

CHS senior to bowl at Lindsey Wilson

 

Campbellsville High School senior Vera Brown will continue her academic and bowling career at Lindsey Wilson College in the fall.

 

She officially signed her letter of intent in a special ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Vera Brown will continue her academic and bowling career at Lindsey Wilson College in the fall. She officially signed her letter of intent in a special ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 1. From left, front, are her father Shannon Brown, Vera, her mother Tonya Tate, and stepfather Andrew Tate. Back, CHS Principal Kirby Smith, LWC bowling coach Brandon Burns, CHS head bowling coach Stephen Tucker, CHS assistant bowling coach Dakota Pendleton and CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis.

CHS football player to continue career at Kentucky Wesleyan

 

Campbellsville High School football player Logan Brown will continue his academic and football career at Kentucky Wesleyan College this fall.

 

Brown officially signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 1, which was National Signing Day.

 

Campbellsville High School football player Logan Brown will continue his academic and football career at Kentucky Wesleyan College this fall. He officially signed his letter of intent on Wednesday, Feb. 1, which was National Signing Day. From left, front, are stepfather Johnny Welch, Logan, and his mother, Krissy Welch. Back, CHS Principal Kirby Smith, grandfather Joe Pendleton, sister and CHS sophomore Gracie Miller, grandmother Kim Pendleton, sister and Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Autumn Brown, CHS head football coach Dale Estes and CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Laura May Gutierrez, freshman Abie Angel, sophomore Cassi Pipes and junior Shailyn Fields.

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 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

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, April 13, at noon.

CHS girls’ freshmen basketball team wins 20th district championship

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshmen basketball team won the 20th District tournament championship on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Adair County High School.

 

The team defeated Taylor County in the first round, by a score of 33-23.

 

In the championship game, CHS defeated Marion County in a very close game by a score of 39-38.

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshmen basketball team won the 20th District tournament championship on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Adair County High School. CHS defeated Taylor County in the first round and Marion County in the championship match up. From left, front, are Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders Kaylyn Smith, Rylee Petett, Lainey Watson and Olivia Fields. Back, assistant coach Debbie Gowdy-Smith, CMS eighth-graders Catlyn Clausen and Kenzi Forbis, CHS freshmen Bailey Thompson and Katelyn Miller, seventh-grader Bri Gowdy, eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch and assistant coach Natalia Warren.

CHS celebrates homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming this week.

 

Activities began on Monday, Jan. 30, and will conclude on Saturday, Feb. 4.

 

There will be dress-up days and spirit games each day, leading up to the crowning of a king and queen.

 

CHS students and teachers dress for Future You College and Career Day.     CHS students play the Cheetos and shaving cream game.

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team defeated Taylor County on Tuesday, Jan. 31.

 

Final score was 51-38.

 

Despite battling to the buzzer, the CHS boys’ team couldn’t pull out a win versus Taylor County.

 

CHS junior Nena Barnett sets a play.     CHS junior Connor Wilson protects the ball.

CHS celebrates homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming this week.

 

Activities began on Monday, Jan. 30, and will conclude on Saturday, Feb. 4.

 

There will be dress-up days and spirit games each day, leading up to the crowning of a king and queen.

 

CHS students and teachers dress in purple and gold for Spirit Day.     CHS students play the furniture game.

CHS to crown basketball homecoming king and queen

 

Campbellsville High School will crown a basketball homecoming king and queen on Saturday.

 

CHS is celebrating homecoming week this week, with dress up days and spirit games.

 

Events will culminate on Saturday when a new king and queen is crowned after the CHS boys’ junior varsity basketball game.

 

This year’s CHS basketball homecoming candidates are, from left, front, freshmen Bailey Thompson, Alli Wilson, Noah Hughes and Blake Allen. Second row, sophomores Layton Hord, Christa Riggs, Mariah Lowery and Charlie Pettigrew. Third row, juniors Tyrion Taylor, Jenny Lantz, Caitlin Bright and Ethan Lay. Fourth row, seniors Caroline McMahan, Blair Lamb, Laura Lamb and Caylie Blair. Back, Ricky Smith-Cecil, Murphy Lamb, Zack Settle and Jared Brewster.

CHS academic team members advance to region competition

 

Campbellsville High School academic team members competed in District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Jan. 28.

 

Based on their scores, five CHS students will advance to region competition.

 

Campbellsville High School academic team members competed in District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Jan. 28. Based on their scores, five CHS students will advance to region competition. Advancing are, from left, CHS junior Christian Berry in math written assessment and the future problem solving team, which includes sophomore Randy Harris, senior Shauna Jones, sophomore Myles Murrell and freshman Cole Kidwell.

Former superintendent chosen as hall of fame inductee

 

Chuck Vaughn, a former Campbellsville Independent Schools superintendent, is this year’s Campbellsville High School inductee into the 5th Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame.

 

The CHS athletics department made the announcement on Tuesday, Jan. 31.

 

Vaughn is a Campbellsville native and a 1964 graduate of Campbellsville High School.

 

Chuck Vaughn

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 celebrates homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating basketball homecoming this week.

 

Activities began on Monday, Jan. 30, and will conclude on Saturday, Feb. 4.

 

There will be dress-up days and spirit games each day, leading up to the crowning of a king and queen.

 

CHS students dress for Rags vs. Riches Day.     CHS students play the hula hoop spirit game.

CHS biology students play study game

 

Campbellsville High School biology students recently played a game to help them study.

 

Lauren Bennett’s biology students are studying the parts of a cell and their functions.

 

CHS sophomores, from left, Keidlan Boils, Brody Weeks and Seth Tindal try to match their photos of the parts of a cell with their names.

CHS students write poetry

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning to write poetry.

 

In Tyler Hardy’s English class, students are working on writing their own sonnets.

 

Students must use a rhyming scheme and write about a theme that involves love, whether its friendship, family, heartbreak, envy, a passion and or something they enjoy.

 

CHS English teacher Tyler Hardy talks to CHS freshmen Taekwon McCoy, at left, and Devon Reardon about their sonnets.

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

CMS, CHS football coaches to host skills and fundamental training camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football coaches will host a skills and fundamental training camp for students interested in playing football.

 

The One Family, One Team, One Goal, One Dream camp is open to students of all ages, and is free for all student athletes.

 

CMS and CHS football coaches recently met with Campbellsville Elementary School students interested in participating in the One Family, One Team, One Goal, One Dream football camp, which begins Wednesday, Feb. 1.

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.

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Ben Arachi and junior Aidan McMahan recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Ben Arachi     Aidan McMahan

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.

CHS basketball teams take on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams took on Marion County on Friday, Jan. 13.

 

The girls’ team battled hard, but couldn’t come up with a win. Final score was 35-49.

 

CHS boys’ team lost by a score of 56-78.

 

CHS senior Caylie Blair plays defense.     CHS senior Zack Bottoms battles for the ball.

CHS girls’ freshmen basketball team battles Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshmen basketball team took on Elizabethtown High School on Monday, Jan. 16.

 

Final score was 24-42.

 

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

CHS students make progress on paper mache project

 

Campbellsville High School students are making progress on their 3D paper mache objects.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s classes recently watched an episode of “Face Off,” a reality television show that features a competition between special effects makeup artists.

 

CHS freshman Zoe McAninch, at left, and senior Kyrsten Hill work on their 3D paper mache project.

CHS Beta members win awards at state convention

 

Campbellsville High School Beta Club members brought home several awards on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from this year’s state convention.

 

About 30 students attended the state convention, which was at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington on Jan. 22-24, and competed against numerous schools from around Kentucky.

 

Nine CHS students won awards at the convention and will advance to the national Beta convention this summer.

 

Campbellsville High School Beta Club members brought home several awards on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from this year’s state convention. They now advance to the national Beta convention this summer. They are, from left, front, seniors Brenna Wethington, Caylie Blair and Vera Brown, who placed third in the banner competition. Back, juniors Caitlin Bright, Darius Wright and Kayla Young, who were in the Top 10 in the spotlight on service category; senior Laura Lamb, who received first place in the photography category; junior Bryce Richardson, who received third place in poetry; and senior Mallory Haley, who received third place in on-site acrylic painting.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Gavin Johnson recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Gavin Johnson

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

.From left are junior Dylan Gilbert, senior Jaleel Cowan, sophomore Travis Nash and freshman Braydon Phillips.

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 student passes Work Keys exam

 

Campbellsville High School junior Tosye Cox is one step closer to becoming career ready.

 

Cox recently passed the Work Keys exam in machine tool at the Green County Area Technology Center.

 

Tosye Cox

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Glenn Lamer recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Wednesday, Jan. 25, Lamer has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Glenn Lamer

CHS free ACT workshops continue

 

Campbellsville High School is continuing its 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 21.

 

The workshops are free, and will be offered in the math, science and English/reading subject areas.

 

CHS teacher Tammy Wilson helps sophomores Myles Murrell, center, and Jackson Hinton with a sample math ACT question.

CHS students present ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ projects

 

Campbellsville High School students recently read “To Kill a Mockingbird” in their English classes and presented projects based on the book.

 

Students in Tyler Hardy’s classes recently read the book and took an exam testing their knowledge of the story.

 

But to gauge their self-assessment of the story, Hardy asked students to create a project based on what they learned from the book and what it meant to them.

 

CHS freshmen, from left, Gavin Ford, Gabriel Gutierrez and Nathan Anderson present their Maycomb Monopoly game inspired by “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshmen Haley Morris and Dylan Gilligan recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Haley Morris     Dylan Gilligan

CHS girls’ freshmen basketball team defeats Taylor, Adair

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshmen basketball team defeated Taylor and Adair counties on Saturday, Jan. 21.

 

Final score of the game vs. Taylor County was 36-14.

 

CHS won the game vs. Adair County by a score of 42-17.

 

CHS freshman Katelyn Miller, at left, and Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Bri Gowdy play defense.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on Clinton County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team battled Clinton County on Monday, Jan. 23, to the final buzzer.

 

CHS led for most of the varsity match up, but couldn’t hang on to the lead in the final quarter.

 

Final score was 54-53.

 

CHS junior Connor Wilson tries to pass as he is pressured by a Clinton County defender.

CHS freshman named to honor band

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Abie Angel has been named to an all-district honor band.

 

Angel, a French horn player, auditioned for the freshman/sophomore Kentucky Music Educators Association fourth district concert band.

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Abie Angel has been named to an all-district honor band. Angel, a French horn player, will play as part of the freshman/sophomore Kentucky Music Educators Association fourth district concert band.

CHS tennis teams to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS boys’ basketball team runner-up in All ‘A’ Classic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team is this year’s runner-up in the fifth region All “A” Classic.

 

CHS took on Fort Knox on Friday, Jan. 20, and, despite battling to the end, couldn’t come up with the win.

 

Final score was 50-58.

 

CHS is the runner-up in this year’s fifth regional All “A” Classic tournament. From left are junior Connor Wilson, freshman Malachi Corley, senior Ricky Smith-Cecil, juniors Toyse Cox and Ethan Lay, senior Zack Bottoms, juniors Tyrion Taylor and Chanson Atkinson, senior Darius Bell, sophomore Davon Cecil, sophomore Lane Bottoms and junior Logan Cole.

CHS show choir prepares for spring concert

 

Campbellsville High School show choir members are busy preparing for their spring show.

 

The show is entitled “Best of the 90s” and will be presented on Saturday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Hamilton Auditorium.

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

CHS show choir members sing “I’ll Be There For You.”

CHS students begin paper mache project

 

Campbellsville High School students recently began making 3D paper mache objects.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s classes recently watched an episode of “Face Off,” a reality television show that features a competition between special effects makeup artists.

 

CHS junior Jayden Bridgewater tears newspaper to add to her 3D sculpture.

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2016-2017 school year.

CHS girls’ basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball players Bri Gowdy and Caylie Blair were honored at this year’s fifth region All “A” Classic on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

 

The team played in the first round of the tournament at Caverna High School.

 

Despite battling hard, CHS lost its match up with Green County.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Bri Gowdy, at left, was named to the fifth region All “A” Classic all-tournament team. CHS senior Caylie Blair, at right, was named to the fifth region all-academic team.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Alli Wilson, sophomore Jackson Hinton and senior Caylie Blair. Chanson Atkinson, a junior, is not pictured.

CHS students study chemical reactivity

 

Campbellsville High School chemistry students are learning about chemical reactions.

 

In Dee Doss’s AP chemistry class, students recently had a guest lecturer.

 

Lew Acampora, senior science director with AdvanceKentucky, came to CHS to talk to students about chemical reactivity.

 

Lew Acampora, senior science director with AdvanceKentucky, discusses the reactions produced when zinc and copper mix with hydrochloric acid.

CHS physics students learn about video analysis

 

Campbellsville High School physics students are learning all about video analysis.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s AP physics class, students recently had a guest lecturer.

 

Lew Acampora, senior science director with AdvanceKentucky, came to CHS to talk to students about the Logger Pro software.

 

Lew Acampora, senior science director with AdvanceKentucky, works with CHS seniors Laura May Gutierrez, at left, and Vera Brown as they use the Logger Pro software.

CHS junior receives industry certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Caleb Hughes recently passed industry certification.

 

Caleb Hughes

CHS chemistry students perform experiments

 

Campbellsville High School chemistry students recently performed some experiments.

 

In Dee Doss’s class, students experimented to see how much sugar is in bubble gum and how many atoms are in their name.

 

First, students calculated how much sugar is in bubble gum by weighing the gum and its wrapper, chewing the gum and then weighing the gum again and performing some calculations.

 

CHS junior Austin Carter performs his calculations.

CHS band students chosen for CU honor band

Campbellsville High School band students have been chosen to participate in the Campbellsville University honor band program.

 

The students will attend rehearsals on the CU campus on Thursday, Feb. 16, and Friday, Feb. 17.

 

A public performance will be Friday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at Ransdell Chapel. It is free.

 

Campbellsville High School band students have been chosen to participate in the Campbellsville University honor band program. They are, from left, front, senior Laura Lamb, sophomore Ruby Hatfield, who was chosen as a first alternate, and junior Tiffany Kane. Back, sophomore Randy Harris, senior Murphy Lamb and juniors Austin Fitzgerald and Chaz Babbs.

CMS Beta Club selling sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Beta Club Sweatshirts

CHS senior named fourth runner-up at state DYW program

 

Campbellsville High School senior Blair Lamb was named fourth runner-up at the Kentucky Distinguished Young Women program.

 

Lamb was named Taylor County’s DYW last June, and represented Campbellsville and her school at state competition on Friday, Jan. 13, and Saturday, Jan. 14, in Lexington.

 

CHS senior Blair Lamb competes in the state DYW program. She was named fourth runner-up.     CHS senior Blair Lamb competes in the talent portion of the state DYW program. She was named fourth runner-up.     CHS senior Blair Lamb is named fourth runner-up in the state DYW program.

CHS senior to play softball at Lindsey Wilson College

 

Campbellsville High School senior Brenna Wethington will continue her softball career this fall at Lindsey Wilson College.

 

Wethington and her teammates, friends, family members and coaches gathered on Wednesday, Jan. 11, for a formal signing ceremony.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington has signed to continue her softball career at Lindsey Wilson College. She is pictured her parents, Sheila and John Wethington. From left, back, CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis, CHS head softball coach Weston Jones, LWC head softball coach David Dews, Wethington’s brother Mason Wethington and CHS Principal Kirby Smith.

CHS soccer team selling beanies

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team is selling beanies as a fundraiser.

 

The beanies are black cuff, 100 percent acrylic yarn and the Adidas brand.

 

They feature the CHS Eagle soccer crest with a purple, gold and white embroidery, and are $25 each.

 

CHS Soccer Beanies

CHS students learn about food safety

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned all about food safety.

 

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

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes, Freeman discussed the importance of storing food properly and following all directions when cooking.

 

CHS freshman Anthony Shipione adds rice to the enchilada mixture.

CHS art student makes banner

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will be represented at this year’s Kentucky School Boards Association annual conference.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society member Kyrsten Hill, a senior, is making a banner for display at the conference, which will be at the Galt House in Louisville on Feb. 24-26.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society member Kyrsten Hill, a senior, is making a banner for display at the KSBA annual conference, with the theme “Be a superhero for Public education.”

CHS to host free ACT workshops

 

Campbellsville High School will host 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 21.

 

The workshops are free, and will be offered in the math, science and English/reading subject areas.

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS softball team to host chili supper and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS music teacher once again seeking donations

 

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

 

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

 

And while many donations were received, her campaign isn’t yet fully funded.

CHS swim team to host White Castle fundraiser

 

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

 

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

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

Eagle Excellence awards honor students who excel in eight specific academic areas. Winners are chosen each month, and can come from any grade level.

 

Teachers nominate students for the awards based on their performance in the classroom and their exemplary leadership skills.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sophomore Lane Bottoms, senior Gabriel Clark, junior Kayla Young and freshman Isabella Osborne.

CHS student honored at reception

 

CHS senior Blair Lamb is representing her school and community at the Kentucky Distinguished Young Women competition this week.

 

She is staying in Lexington for rehearsals to prepare for the final competition on Friday and Saturday.

 

But before she left, Lamb was honored at a public reception on Friday, Jan. 6, to wish her well. Many of Lamb’s friends and family members came to wish her well.

 

CHS senior Blair Lamb was honored at a reception on Friday, Jan. 6, before she left to compete in the Kentucky Distinguished Young Women competition.

CES, CHS receive School of Distinction banners

 

Campbellsville elementary and high schools recently received School of Distinction banners from the Kentucky Department of Education.

 

The schools, based on state testing results from the 2015-2016 school year, tested into the state’s highest category – School of Distinction.

 

This is the first time either school has received this designation, and, as a result of its high score, CHS ranks in the Top 20 of all Kentucky high schools.

 

And, overall, Campbellsville Independent Schools is a Distinguished district.

 

This School of Distinction banner hangs by the main office at Campbellsville Elementary School.

Bus driver receives Dare to Soar award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ bus driver Paul Nuckols received this month’s Dare to Soar award.

 

Superintendent Mike Deaton made the presentation at the regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Jan. 9.

 

Nuckols worked for the District for 30 years before retiring in 2010. He returned to work last fall to help in the District’s transportation deparment.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ bus driver Paul Nuckols receives this month’s Dare to Soar award from Superintendent Mike Deaton.

CHS students test the strength of bones

 

Campbellsville High School students recently performed an experiment to test the strength of the bones in the human body.

 

Students in Dee Doss’s anatomy class are studying the bones of the human body.

 

To test the strength of the long bone in a person’s leg, students were asked to make a makeshift bone by rolling together 20 sheets of paper.

 

CHS teacher Dee Doss, at left, and junior Alex Doss hold their “bone” as sophomore Dee Simpson adds more books to the bag.

CHS freshman chosen for future medical leaders program

 

Campbellsville High School freshman David Silva has been chosen to participate in an elusive future medical leaders program in Massachusetts.

 

Silva will participate in the Congress of Future Medical Leaders program in Lowell, Ma., on June 25-27.

 

The program is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become doctors or work in medical research fields.

 

Campbellsville High School freshman David Silva has been chosen to participate in a future medical leaders program in Massachusetts.

CHS chemistry students play periodic table game

 

Campbellsville High School chemistry students recently competed against each other while playing a periodic table game.

 

In Dee Doss’s AP/dual credit chemistry class, students were tested to see how well they know the periodic table.

 

Students were asked to make words using the symbols from the elements, and bonus points were given to the winners.

 

CHS juniors Sara Farmer, at left, and Darius Wright see how many words they can spell using the symbols for elements on the periodic table.

CHS senior to play for all-star team

 

Campbellsville High School senior Micah Corley has been chosen to play for in an all-star football game.

 

Corley will play for the Kentucky team in the Kentucky vs. Tennessee Border Bowl X on Saturday, Jan. 21, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Micah Corley, No. 55 for the Eagles, will play for the Kentucky team in the Kentucky vs. Tennessee Border Bowl X on Saturday, Jan. 21, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

CHS senior to play softball at LWC

 

Campbellsville High School senior Brenna Wethington will continue her academic and softball career at Lindsey Wilson College this fall.

 

Wethington will sign her letter of intent in a special ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 4:30 p.m. in the CHS library.

 

All friends, family members and players are invited to attend.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Brenna Wethington will continue her academic and softball career at Lindsey Wilson College this fall. She will soon begin her senior season with the CHS softball team.

CHS students learn about dual credit courses

 

Campbellsville High School students are taking more dual credit courses than they have before.

 

CHS partners with Campbellsville University to allow students to take high school classes, and, at the same time, receive college credit for them.

 

Scott Necessary, director of dual credit at CU, talks to CHS junior Chanson Atkinson about his dual credit application.

CHS students learn about allied health, cosmetology careers

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned all about allied health and cosmetology careers.

 

Samantha Hayes, an environment specialist at Campbellsville University, came to CHS recently to talk to students about possible career paths.

 

Samantha Hayes, an environment specialist at Campbellsville University, talks to CHS junior Jasmine Coomer about a career in cosmetology.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 2.

 

CHS names Leaders of the Week     Dakota Reardon

Vonnea Smith     Dalton Ballentine

CHS boys’ freshmen, JV basketball teams take on LaRue, Taylor

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen and junior varsity basketball teams battled LaRue and Taylor counties on Monday, Jan. 2.

 

In the JV matchup between CHS and Taylor County, final score was 51-52, with TCHS on top.

 

CHS defeated LaRue County in the freshmen game, by a score of 48-39.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash passes the ball.

Changes made to CMS, CHS athletics schedules

 

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

 

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

CHS students meet with Marine recruiters

 

Campbellsville High School students recently met with U.S. Marine recruiters.

 

Sgt. Daine Nelson was recently assigned as a Marine recruiter for the Campbellsville area.

 

He came to CHS on Tuesday, Jan. 3, to meet with students interested in pursuing a military career, and spoke to them about training opportunities.

 

 

CHS junior Cass Kidwell does a pull up.

CMS student makes school history at KYA

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Zaquan Cowan recently made school history.

 

Cowan was recently elected to serve as president of the Senate at next year’s Kentucky Youth Assembly.

 

He becomes the third CMS student to serve in that capacity – and this is the third year in a row that next year’s president of the Senate has come from the CMS delegation.

 

CMS eighth-grader Zaquan Cowan, center, is the third CMS student in as many years to be elected as the president of the Senate at the KYA convention. The first was CHS sophomore Reagan Knight, at left, and the second was freshman Bailey Thompson, at right.

CHS students invited to free ACT prep sessions

 

Campbellsville High School students have been invited to some free ACT prep sessions.

 

Taylor County Public Library will host free ACT review sessions in coming weeks to help students prepare to take the exam.

CHS students compete in cookie challenge

 

Campbellsville High School students recently competed in a challenge to see who could make the best cookies.

 

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 several types of cookies, so they could compete in the great cookie challenge.

 

CHS freshmen Zaria Cowan and Braden Paige scoop their chocolate chip yogurt cookies.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CHS softball team to host chili supper and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

Reception for CHS senior rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 6

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students visit with Santa

 

Campbellsville High School students recently had a special visitor.

 

Before the Christmas holiday, Santa visited students in Juanita Young’s classroom, and gave them some special gifts.

 

Campbellsville Middle School Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch helps CHS sophomore Chris Moran, at left, open a baseball bat he received from Santa.

CIS presents ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

The sounds of Christmas filled the auditorium.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools presented its annual “Christmas Spectacular” on Sunday, Dec. 11, in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

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

 

CMS and CHS concerts bands also performed.

 

 

CHS boys’ basketball team finishes fourth in Holiday Classic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team finished this year’s CHS Holiday Classic in fourth place.

 

CHS defeated Betsy Layne on Wednesday, Dec. 28, to advance to the second round of the tournament.

 

The team fell in the second round to Green County on Thursday, Dec. 29, in a very close match up.

 

And despite battling hard, the team couldn’t hold on to win against Monroe County on Friday, Dec. 30, in the third round.

 

CHS junior Tyrion Taylor drives the ball.

CHS students make cookies in a jar

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made cookies in a jar 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 oatmeal cookies in a jar – which they took home to bake or gave to their loved ones as a Christmas present.

 

CHS junior Vivian Brown, at left, packs ingredients into freshman Sydney Wilson’s jar.

CHS loses close game to Green County in Holiday Classic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team lost a very close game to Green County on Thursday, Dec. 29, in the second round of the CHS Holiday Classic.

 

Final score was 55-57.

 

CHS will now play for third place in the tournament on Friday, Dec. 30, at 5:30 p.m.

 

CHS sophomore Lane Bottoms, at left, and senior Micah Corley share a laugh during the game.

CHS students learn about parenting

 

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

 

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

 

CHS teacher Deanna Campbell, at right, helps, from left, freshman Jakyia Mitchell, junior Vivian Brown and freshman Sydney Wilson dress their babies.

CHS defeats Betsy Layne to advance in Holiday Classic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team defeated Betsy Layne on Wednesday, Dec. 28, to advance to the second round of the CHS Holiday Classic.

 

Final score of the close game was 56-51.

 

CHS will now take on Green County on Thursday, Dec. 29, at 7 p.m. at the CHS gym.

 

CHS juniors Chanson Atkinson, at left, and Connor Wilson play defense.

CHS FCA students meet for weekly devotionals

 

Campbellsville High School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes group meets weekly for small group devotional, games and guest speakers.

 

CHS sophomore Chloe Gupton leads prayer at the end of a meeting.

Merry Christmas from the Eagle Family!

 

Merry Christmas

CHS is tournament runner-up, nearly 1,600 pounds of food donated

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team is this year’s runner-up in the CHS Food Pantry Holiday Classic basketball tournament.

 

CHS lost the very close championship match up to Whitley County.

 

Final score was 43-47.

 

CHS girls’ basketball team is this year’s runner-up in the CHS Food Pantry Holiday Classic basketball tournament. From left are Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Catlyn Clausen, freshman Katelyn Miller, eighth-grader Kenzi Forbis, junior Vonnea Smith, senior Caylie Blair, sophomore Malaya Hoskins, senior Brenna Wethington, eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch, junior Nena Barnett, junior Kiyah Barnett, seventh-grader Bri Gowdy and junior Kayla Young.

CHS girls’ basketball team advances to tournament championship

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team has advanced to the CHS Food Pantry Holiday Classic championship game.

 

CHS defeated Hart County in the first round of the tournament, and beat Metcalfe County on Thursday, Dec. 22.

 

Final score was 64-55.

 

CHS junior Vonnea Smith passes.

CHS girls’ basketball team advances in Food Pantry Holiday Classic

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team defeated Hart County on Wednesday, Dec. 21, in its Food Pantry Holiday Classic.

 

Final score was 61-38.

 

With the win, the team advances to the second round of the tournament, and will take on Metcalfe County on Thursday, Dec. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the CHS gym.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Catlyn Clausen drives the ball.

CHS Pep Club hosts ‘Thrill in the Ville’

 

Campbellsville High School Pep Club recently hosted its first “Thrill in the Ville” basketball preview night.

 

CHS girls’ and boys’ basketball teams participated in the event.

 

Activities included a skills competition, three-point shootout, dunk competition and team scrimmages.

 

CHS junior Tyrion Taylor cheers in his team scrimmage.

CHS boys’ freshmen, JV teams take on Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen and junior varsity basketball teams took on Washington County on Monday, Dec. 19.

 

The freshmen team won its match up, with a final score of 71-25.

 

Despite fighting hard, the JV team lost by a score of 40-61.

 

CHS sophomore Spencer Swafford blocks a Washington County defender.

CIS employees invited to education forum

 

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

 

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

CHS girls’ freshmen, JV basketball teams defeat LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshmen and junior varsity basketball squads defeated LaRue County on Thursday, Dec. 15.

 

Final score of the freshmen match up was 36-15.

 

In the junior varsity game, CHS won by a score of 44-30.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Olivia Fields dribbles to the basket.

CHS boys’ freshmen basketball team defeats Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen basketball team defeated Nelson County on Monday, Dec. 12.

 

Final score was 54-45.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader John Orberson drives the ball.

CHS boys’ freshmen basketball team defeats Taylor, Adair counties

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen basketball team defeated Taylor and Adair counties on Saturday, Dec. 10.

 

Final score of the Taylor County game was 45-34.

 

And final score of the Adair County game was 67-34.

 

CHS freshman Mikael Vaught passes the ball.

CHS girls’ varsity basketball team defeats Hancock County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Hancock County on Friday, Dec. 9.

 

Final score was 37-32.

 

CHS senior Caylie Blair and junior Vonnea Smith each had seven points for the Lady Eagles.

 

Brenna Wethington, a senior, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Catlyn Clausen each added six points to the scoreboard.

 

CHS junior Nena Barnett dribbles to the basket.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on Meade County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ varsity basketball team took on Meade County on Friday, Dec. 9.

 

The team lost the matchup by a score of 52-73.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader John Orberson drives the ball.

CHS boys’ JV, varsity teams beat Burgin

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ junior varsity and varsity teams defeated Burgin on Thursday, Dec. 8.

 

Final score of the JV match up was 60-36.

 

The varsity team won by a score of 76-57.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay, at left, and sophomore Lane Bottoms battle for the ball.

CHS boys’ freshmen, JV teams take on Green County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen and JV basketball teams took on Green County on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

 

The freshmen team won a close game, by a score of 40-38.

 

The JV team lost by a score of 30-53.

 

CHS freshmen Mark Rigsby, in front, and Brennon Wheeler play defense.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshmen and JV basketball teams took on Nelson County on Monday, Dec. 5.

 

Despite battling hard, the CHS freshmen team lost by a score of 25-27.

 

The junior varsity team lost by a score of 25-43.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Bri Gowdy dribbles.

CHS hosts Domino’s Tip Off Classic

 

Campbellsville High School hosted its annual Domino’s Tip Off Classic on Saturday, Dec. 3.

 

The CHS girls’ team took on Bethlehem, and won by a score of 49-25.

 

CHS boys’ squad took on Elizabethtown, and lost by a score of 47-81.

 

CHS senior Micah Corley battles for a rebound.

CHS art students make triptych panels

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently made triptych panels.

 

Triptych art is a set of three panels that are placed side by side to create an image.

 

CHS sophomore Shelby Hunt paints her triptych panels.

Infinite Campus system to be down Dec. 23-30

 

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

 

Infinite Campus

CHS students host college fair

 

Campbellsville High School students recently hosted a fair to help their classmates learn about colleges and universities they can attend.

 

As part of their senior project, students chose colleges and universities to research and then told their classmates about the schools as if they were admissions counselors.

 

CHS senior Kyron Statham talks to students about Jefferson Community and Technical College.

CHS physics students study momentum

 

Campbellsville High School AP physics students are learning about momentum.

 

Students in Cheryl Dicken’s class recently performed a qualitative lab experiment to balance two cars and make them accelerate at the same rate.

 

From left, CHS seniors Vera Brown, Laura May Gutierrez and Blair Lamb test the momentum required to make their carts travel at the same speed.

CHS students tour Speed Art Museum

 

Campbellsville High School Art Honor Society members recently toured the Speed Art Museum in Louisville.

 

Students saw a variety of art, from paintings to sculptures and more.

 

After touring the museum, students participated in hands-on activities in the museum’s basement, and observed and listened to artist Gaela Erwin as she discussed how she creates her pastel drawings. Erwin’s work was a featured exhibit at the museum.

 

CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris and senior Tiffany Stagner discuss a pastel drawing.

CHS students make roller coasters

 

Campbellsville High School science students recently made their own roller coasters.

 

In Lauren Bennett’s integrated science class, students have been studying potential and kinetic energy.

 

To illustrate what they have learned, students were asked to build a roller coaster to convert potential energy to kinetic energy.

 

CHS integrated science teacher Lauren Bennett helps freshman Sierra Lynch with her group’s roller coaster.

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 Kirby Smith and Assistant Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney, along with CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes and Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch, spoke to students as they began their day.

 

CHS Assistant Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney talks to CU education students.

CHS students place second and third in state competition

 

Campbellsville High School students recently placed second and third in Kentucky in a Microsoft Office Specialist competition.

 

In the PowerPoint category, CHS sophomore Elizabeth Sullivan placed second overall, and sophomore Jaylah Tucker finished third.

 

Elizabeth Sullivan     Jaylah Tucker

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS bowling team hosts shirt fundraiser

CHS art students draw freedom

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently drew what freedom looks like to them.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students discussed Franklin Roosevelt’s four freedoms mentioned in his State of the Union address in 1941.

 

CHS sophomore Jason Agee draws what freedom looks like to him.

CHS science, art students decorate hallway

 

Campbellsville High School science and art students recently decorated the school hallway to give it some Christmas cheer.

 

CHS National Art Honor Society students, led by CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris, recently made their own Christmas ornaments.

 

And, students in Lauren Bennett’s biology and integrated science classes made ornaments with science themes.

 

Campbellsville High School science and art students recently decorated the school hallway to give it some Christmas cheer.

CIS named to AP honor roll

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has been named to an honor roll for improving its academic performance and expanding is AP course offerings.

 

CIS is one of eight Kentucky public school districts recently named to the Advanced Placement Honor Roll.

 

College Board, a nonprofit organization geared toward expanding access to higher education, announced the news on Thursday, Dec. 15.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Hayley Stapleton recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Hayley Stapleton

CIS students, teachers sing Christmas carols

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and teachers spread some Christmas cheer on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

 

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 students chosen to participate in WKU honor band

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently chosen to participate in Western Kentucky University’s honor band weekend.

 

Three students – seniors Laura Lamb and Murphy Lamb and junior Austin Fitzgerald – were chosen to participate in the weekend.

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently chosen to participate in Western Kentucky University’s honor band weekend. Three students – seniors Laura Lamb and Murphy Lamb and junior Austin Fitzgerald – were chosen to participate in the weekend. And three additional students – junior Chaz Babbs, sophomore Nick Cowan and freshman Conner Riley – were chosen as first alternates for the program. From left are Riley, Cowan, Laura Lamb, Murphy Lamb and Babbs. Fitzgerald is absent from the photo.

CHS musician makes school history

 

Campbellsville High School senior Murphy Lamb has made school history.

 

Lamb is the first CHS student – and the first student in the region – to be chosen to participate in the Kentucky Music Educator Association’s all-state jazz ensemble.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Murphy Lamb has made school history. Lamb is the first CHS student – and the first student in the region – to be chosen to participate in the Kentucky Music Educator Association’s all-state jazz ensemble.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on Adair

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team took on Adair County on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

 

Despite a good effort, the CHS team couldn’t defeat the Indians.

 

CHS freshman Malachi Corley passes the ball.

CHS girls’ basketball team battles Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team battled Adair County High School in a tough game on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

 

Despite fighting to the end, the CHS team couldn’t come up with the win.

 

CHS junior Kiyah Barnett passes the ball.

INFAC donates to Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

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

 

Superintendent Mike Deaton accepted the donation on behalf of Campbellsville Independent Schools. Brian Bland, INFAC general manager, presented the donation on behalf of his company.

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Jewell Cox, sophomore Layton Hord, junior Jasmine Coomer and senior Dalton Ballentine.

CIS to search for new superintendent

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon begin searching for a new leader.

 

Superintendent Mike Deaton announced at the regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Dec. 12, that he will not renew his contract after the current school year ends.

 

Deaton’s last day as superintendent will be June 30.

 

In a prepared statement, Deaton said he wants to thank Board members for their support and work during his eight-year tenure as superintendent.

 

Mike Deaton

CHS to host Holiday Classic

 

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

 

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

CHS to host Food Pantry Holiday Classic

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS students to take final exams

 

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

CHS boys’ JV basketball team takes on TC

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ junior varsity basketball team took on Taylor County High School on Monday, Dec. 5.

 

Despite battling hard during the close game, the CHS team couldn’t bring home the win.

 

CHS freshman Mikael Vaught drives the ball.

CHS girls’ bowling team picks up first win

 

Campbellsville High School bowling teams took on Russell County on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

 

The girls’ team picked up its first win in school history, by a score of 7-0.

 

CHS boys’ team lost a very close match, by a score of 3-4.

 

CHS senior Logan Brown takes aim.

CHS hosts Eagle Jamboree

 

Campbellsville High School hosted its annual boys’ basketball Eagle Jamboree before this year’s season officially began.

 

Games were Saturday, Nov. 26, in the CHS gym.

 

Among other games, Campbellsville scrimmaged Carroll County and Whitesville Trinity.

 

CHS junior Toyse Cox protects the ball.

CU hosts Christmas party for CHS students

 

Campbellsville University hosted a Christmas party for Campbellsville High School students recently.

 

CU Admissions Counselor Laura Day came to CHS on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to host a party for all the CHS students who have applied and been accepted to attend CU.

 

CHS seniors Caroline McMahan, at left, and Caylie Blair enjoy a pizza lunch.

CHS FCCLA students spread Christmas cheer

 

Campbellsville High School students are spreading Christmas cheer to the youngest Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students.

 

CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students recently helped host a Christmas party for a group of Campbellsville Elementary School students.

 

CHS FCCLA members, from left, sophomore Bethany Harris, junior Makala Antle, sophomore Jaylah Tucker and juniors Shailyn Fields and Lauren Riddle pose for a photo with Santa at a Christmas party for Campbellsville Elementary School students.

CHS students help save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students recently helped save lives by donating blood.

 

On Friday, Dec. 9, Kentucky Blood Center officials came to CHS to help students, teachers, staff members, parents and community members donate.

 

CHS junior Haley Fitch takes a photo of her arm as she donates blood.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 5.

 

From left are senior Chase Atwood, freshman Katelyn Miller, sophomore Ryan Kearney and junior Kimberly Harden.

CHS students teach computer coding

 

Campbellsville High School students recently taught fourth-graders how to write computer coding.

 

Student Technology Leadership Program and AP computer science students, with teacher Sonya Kessler, taught Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders about computer coding.

 

CHS seniors Caylie Blair, at left, and Kailey Morris teach CMS fourth-graders about computer coding.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Savanna Brockman recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Thursday, Dec. 8, Brockman has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Savanna Brockman

CMS boys’ basketball team defeat Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team traveled to Russell County on Thursday, Dec. 8, and picked up a win.

 

In the eighth-grade match up, CMS was victorious by a score of 36-28.

 

Eighth-grader John Orberson led his team with 16 points. Kameron Smith, also an eighth-grader, had 10.

CHS bowling team raffling gas cards

 

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

 

Team members are raffling two $50 gas cards.

CHS band members selling doughnuts

 

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

 

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

CHS bowling team to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Bowling Team

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Gracyne Hash recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Gracyne Hash

CHS senior working toward college readiness

 

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

 

Alexis Underwood

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats TC

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team defeated Taylor County on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

 

Final score was 50-39.

 

CHS girls’ basketball players cheer as they defeat Taylor County.

CHS boys’ basketball team battles TC

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team battled Taylor County on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

 

Despite a good effort, the CHS team couldn’t pull out a win.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay protects the ball.

CHS band plays during Christmas celebration

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band members played music recently to spread Christmas cheer.

 

The band combined with Taylor County Marching Band members to play Christmas songs at the Taylor County Judicial Center before the community’s annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 3.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Riley Rainwater, at left, and CHS junior Christian Berry play clarinet.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Shelby Smith recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Shelby Smith

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.

 

CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students Krysten Hill and Madison Lewis decorated a tree with purple and gold ornaments at The Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility in Campbellsville.

 

CHS seniors Madison Lewis, at left, and Kyrsten Hill decorated the FCCLA club’s Christmas tree, which is on display at the Grandview.

CHS students learn about nutrition, sample vegetables

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about nutrition and sampled some root vegetables.

 

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

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, teaches CHS freshman Sydney Wilson, center, and Jakyia Mitchell the proper way to cut vegetables.

FRYSC council to meet

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Emily Rodgers recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Emily Rodgers

CHS swim team shirt deadline extended

 

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

 

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

 

Eagles Soar

CHS teachers host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville High School teachers hosted parent-teacher conferences on Monday, Nov. 28.

 

About 50 people attended to discuss grades, behavior and semester progress for their students.

 

CHS Spanish teacher Leticia Lopez-Rioja talks with sophomore Caleigh Bright about her grades.

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 Tuesday, Nov. 29.

 

In the Showcase Project category, for the Minecraft Circuitry competition, the CHS team advanced to compete again. The team includes, from left, sophomore Randy Harris, seniors Ben Rafferty and Shauna Jones and junior Christian Berry.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

Eagle Excellence awards honor students who excel in eight specific academic areas. Winners are chosen each month, and can come from any grade level.

 

Teachers nominate students for the awards based on their performance in the classroom and their exemplary leadership skills.

 

Awards are given to students in the areas of science, English, vocational studies, art, social studies, math, music and foreign language studies.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Kentucky Blood Center

CIS raises money for Toys for Tots

 

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

 

The District recently raised about $2,000 for the community’s Toys for Tots fundraiser.

 

From left, CES Principal Ricky Hunt, CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes and CHS Assistant Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney participated in the annual Toys for Tots radiothon.

CHS students inducted into National Honor Society

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently inducted into the school’s National Honor Society.

 

New members for the 2016-2017 school year include sophomores Jeremiah Jackson, Abbie Dicken, Elizabeth Sullivan, Reagan Knight and Myles Murrell and juniors Ryan Wiedewitsch and Connor Wilson.

 

New members of the CHS National Honor Society are, from left, front, sophomores Elizabeth Sullivan, Abbie Dicken and Reagan Knight. Back, junior Connor Wilson, sophomore Jeremiah Jackson, junior Ryan Wiedewitsch and sophomore Myles Murrell.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Caroline McMahan, freshman Lauryn Agathen and sophomore Jackson Hinton. Not pictured is junior Bryce Richardson.

CMS academic team selling towels

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team is selling towels as a fundraiser.

 

The towels feature the Eagle logo with the words “Eagle Pride.”

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team is selling towels as a fundraiser.

CHS freshman featured in ‘A Christmas Carol’

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Gracyne Hash is featured in an upcoming production of the classic play “A Christmas Carol.”

 

Hash portrays Belinda Cratchit.

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Gracyne Hash, at right, will play Belinda Cratchit in an upcoming production of the classic play “A Christmas Carol.”

CHS football coach named Coach of the Year

 

Campbellsville High School head football coach Dale Estes was recently honored for his dedication to the Eagle football program.

 

His fellow coaches recently voted for him to receive the District 2 Coach of the Year award.

 

Campbellsville High School head football coach Dale Estes, back row, third from left, was recently honored with the District 2 Coach of the Year award. CHS players named to this year’s all-district team are, from left, front, freshman Malachi Corley and junior Tyrion Taylor. Back, seniors Arick Groves, Stone Williams and Micah Corley.

CHS football players honored at banquet

 

Campbellsville High School football players were recently honored for their hard work and dedication this season.

 

Coaches hosted a banquet for the players at Campbellsville University’s Winters Dining Hall on Monday, Nov. 28.

 

Campbellsville High School football players were honored at this year’s banquet on Monday, Nov. 28, for their hard work this season. They are, from left, juniors Josh Tamez and Tyrion Taylor, sophomore Charlie Pettigrew, junior Bryce Richardson, sophomore Daesean Vancleave, seniors Logan Brown and Arick Groves, freshman Devon Reardon, sophomore Dakota Reardon, freshman Malachi Corley and seniors Donnie Osinger and Micah Corley. Absent from the photo is sophomore Lane Bottoms.

CHS academic team members win awards

 

Campbellsville High School academic team members recently completed regular season competition, and were honored with awards.

 

In this year’s individual assessments, CHS sophomore Randy Harris tied for second place in arts and humanities.

 

Campbellsville High School academic team members recently completed regular season competition, and were honored with awards. From left, junior Christian Berry tied for fifth place in math, junior Austin Fitzgerald tied for fifth place in science and sophomore Randy Harris tied for second place in arts and humanities.

CMS, CHS to host food drive

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors working to become college ready

 

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

 

Several students took the Compass exam on Wednesday, Nov. 30, and as a result of their scores, are much closer to being deemed college ready.

 

Brenna Wethington

CIS ‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 11

 

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

 

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

CHS students learn to cook Thanksgiving dinner

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned how to cook a Thanksgiving dinner.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition class, students have discussed how to cook all the different foods families eat while having Thanksgiving dinner.

 

CHS senior Gabriel Clark cooks a casserole.

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams play in jamboree

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball seasons are under way.

 

The girls’ 2016-2017 season officially began on Monday, Nov. 28, with games vs. Caverna.

 

And the boys’ season will officially begin on Friday, Dec. 2, with a boys’ and girls’ doubleheader at Cumberland County. Games begin with the girls’ match up at 6:30 p.m.

 

But before the official games began this season, the CHS teams participated in the Campbellsville University Basketball Jamboree on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19.

 

CHS junior Vonnea Smith runs down the court as junior Nena Barnett dribbles.     CHS freshman Malachi Corley shoots the ball.

CHS girls’ basketball team begins season

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball season has begun.

 

The 2016-2017 season officially began on Monday, Nov. 28, with games vs. Caverna.

 

But before the official games began, CHS scrimmaged Clinton County.

 

Anthony Epps in his first year as head coach for the CHS girls’ team.

CHS academic team competes

 

Campbellsville High School academic team competed on Monday, Nov. 21.

 

The team took on Adair and Taylor counties in quick recall matches. Despite a good effort, the CHS team didn’t bring home the win.

 

CHS sophomore Elizabeth Sullivan listens to a question before buzzing in to answer.

CHS bill signed into law at KYA

 

Campbellsville High School students were honored with several awards at the Kentucky Youth Assembly session on Nov. 20-22.

 

CHS junior Bryce Richardson won outstanding speaker and outstanding delegate awards.

 

The CHS group’s bill, authored by sophomores Myles Murrell, Jackson Hinton and Glenn Lamer, was signed into law.

 

CHS sophomores, from left, Myles Murrell, Jackson Hinton and Glenn Lamer authored a bill that was signed into law at this year’s KYA session.     CHS junior Bryce Richardson won outstanding speaker and outstanding delegate awards.

CHS seniors are college ready

 

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

 

Jaleel Cowan     Vivian Caulk     Kyrsten Hill

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

 

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

CHS softball team to host parent meeting

 

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

 

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

CHS bowling teams take on Green, Taylor counties

 

Campbellsville High School bowling teams have begun this year’s season.

 

On Thursday, Nov. 10, the teams battled Green County in the first match of the season. CHS boys’ team picked up a win. Despite a good game, the girls’ team was defeated.

 

CHS took on Taylor County on Thursday, Nov. 17. Despite both teams battling hard, the boys’ and girls’ teams were defeated.

 

CHS sophomore Brandon Greer gets ready to bowl.

CHS cross country team ends season

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team finished its season last month, with two runners nearly qualifying for the state meet.

 

On Tuesday, Oct.18, the team competed at Miller Park in a last chance meet.

 

CHS sophomore Evan McAninch finishes the race.

CHS students study water properties

 

Campbellsville High School students are studying the properties of water.

 

In Lauren Bennett’s AP biology class, students recently learned all about water by performing several experiments.

 

CHS sophomore Evan McAninch sees how vegetable oil changes the properties of water.

CHS students teach elementary students

 

Campbellsville High School students recently taught elementary students about government.

 

Students in Susan Dabney’s AP U.S. government class at CHS recently took a trip to Campbellsville Elementary School to talk to second- and third-grade students.

 

Students in Susan Dabney’s AP U.S. government class at CHS recently took a trip to Campbellsville Elementary School to talk to second- and third-grade students about local, federal and state government.

CHS track team selling fruit

 

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

 

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

CHS students pass Compass exams

 

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

 

Tristan Harvey     Nick Smothers

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Cody Davis, senior Madison Lewis and sophomore Jessie Bennett. Absent from the photo is freshman Grant Rinehart.

CES construction project nearly complete

 

Construction at Campbellsville Elementary Schools will soon come to an end.

 

During the Campbellsville Board of Education’s regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 14, Board members heard about the progress on the project.

 

Mitchell Roe, a construction manager at Codell Construction Co., said the CES renovation project is nearly complete.

 

Progress is still being made on the new cafeteria and front office suite, he said.

CHS seniors order cap and gowns

 

Campbellsville High School students are taking another step toward graduation.

 

Students recently ordered caps and gowns, along with invitations and class rings.

 

CHS senior Sidney Grady pays for her cap and gown as Phoenix Burchett tries on a class ring.

CIS honored at health conference

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools was honored at a state health conference recently.

 

On Sunday, Nov. 13, CIS was one of several school districts honored at the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance conference.

 

CIS and the other schools were recognized for adopting a tobacco-free policy for school grounds, and becoming tobacco-free school districts.

 

Calen McKinney, CIS public information officer, second from right, accepts the award on the District’s behalf. At right is Elizabeth Anderson-Hoagland, youth tobacco prevention coordinator for the Kentucky Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program, who honored the Kentucky public school districts that adopted a tobacco-free policy in 2016.

CHS students are college ready

 

Campbellsville High School students are working toward becoming college and career ready, and several have recently made great progress.

 

Jasmine Cox     Cody Davis     Haley Fitch

Aidan McMahan     Adrian Richardson     

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

CHS students draw artwork for ‘Day of the Dead’

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Shelby Hunt colors her Day of the Dead skull.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Cody Davis recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Cody Davis

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

CHS band selling poinsettias

 

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

 

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

 

Cost is $10 each.

CHS students draw poster to inspire classmates

 

Campbellsville High School art students Kyrsten Hill and Tiffany Stagner recently created a poster to inspire their classmates.

 

Hill and Stagner, seniors, are two of art teacher Jo Ann Harris’s specialized art students.

 

CHS seniors Kyrsten Hill, at left, and Tiffany Stagner hang the inspirational poster they made for their classmates.

CHS students pass out Halloween candy

 

Campbellsville High School students recently passed out Halloween candy to children.

 

On Halloween night, Kentucky Youth Association members participated in Campbellsville’s annual trick or treat activities on Lebanon Avenue.

 

CHS KYA members pass out candy to trick or treaters.

CHS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville High School recently announced its academic achievers for November.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade are named, and were honored at Campbellsville Board of Education’s regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 14.

 

CHS students named Academic Achievers for November are, from left, front, freshman Katelyn Miller, sophomore Mariah Lowery, junior Missy Vanorder and senior Blair Lamb. Back, sophomore Jorden Perkins, freshman Malachi Corley, junior Alex Doss and senior Murphy Lamb.

CHS students achieve college ready status

 

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

 

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, several students passed the COMPASS exam and, as such, have now achieved college ready status. They include seniors Stone Williams, Laura Gutierrez, Madison Lewis and Donnie Osinger.

 

Stone Williams     Laura Gutierrez     Madison Lewis     Donnie Osinger

 

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Haley Fitch, sophomore Lauren Williams, freshman Brennon Wheeler and senior Micah Corley.

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

CHS senior class raffling UK basketball tickets

 

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

 

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

CMS students collecting supplies for Hurricane Matthew victims

 

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

 

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

CHS junior class to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS swim team selling shirts

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Swim Team Shirts

CHS swim team to participate in preview meet

 

Campbellsville High School swim team will participate in a fall preview meet this weekend to officially begin its season.

 

CHS swim team features 16 members. Steve Doss is coach.

 

This year’s CHS swim team includes, from left, front, freshman Alli Wilson, fifth-grader Caleb Holt, seventh-grader Seth Hash and freshman Gracyne Hash and Aleah Knifley. Second row, freshmen Isabella Osborne, Gavin Johnson and Emily Rodgers and junior Alex Doss. Back, seniors Mallory Haley, Daniel Silva and Jon Tanner Coppage and coach Steve Doss. Absent from the photo are sophomore Brandon Greer, junior Bryce Richardson, freshman Bailey Smith and fifth-grader Dalton Morris.

CIS hosts Veterans Day program

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools hosted a Veterans Day program last week to honor local veterans.

 

The ceremony was Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Campbellsville High School gym.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students presented the program.

 

Veterans salute as the award-winning CHS Marching Band plays the National Anthem.     CES third-grader De’Asia fisher waves the American flag.

CHS students learn about graffiti art

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Tiffany Stagner puts finishing touches on her graffiti-style art.

CHS administrators to form alumni association

 

Campbellsville High School administrators are discussing forming an alumni association, and seeking public input.

 

At the recent Eagle Family Night, high school students asked former CHS students and graduates to complete a survey asking about their interest in joining an alumni association.

 

CHS leadership students learn about agriculture

 

Campbellsville High School leadership students recently spent a day learning about agriculture.

 

Students participating in the school’s leadership program for the 2016-2017 school year recently took tours of several farms in the community.

 

CHS juniors attending Agriculture Day are, from left, front, Wyatt Houk, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Jackson Hunt, Sara Farmer, Missy Vanorder and Madison Dial. Back, Cass Kidwell, Alex Doss, Chanson Atkinson, Caitlin Bright, Connor Wilson, Kim Harden and Kayla Young.

CHS student is college ready

 

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

 

Jackson Hunt

CHS students chosen for all-state choir

 

Campbellsville High School senior Blair Lamb and sophomore Jeremiah Jackson have been chosen to participate in all-state choir.

 

Lamb and Jackson were part of 1,400 students in their sophomore, junior and senior years of high school who auditioned to be a part of the Kentucky Music Educators Association choirs.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Blair Lamb and sophomore Jeremiah Jackson have been chosen to participate in all-state choir.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week.

 

CHS names Leaders of the Week

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

    

CHS to host basketball jamboree

 

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

 

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

CHS student is college ready

 

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

 

Chanson Atkinson

CMS music teacher still seeking donations

 

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

 

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

CIS leases billboard space

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has leased billboard space to tell the public about its outstanding state test scores.

 

The billboard is located across from McDonald’s restaurant, and above the Home Town Wireless building.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has leased billboard space to tell the public about its outstanding state test scores. The billboard is located across from McDonald’s restaurant, and above the Home Town Wireless building.

CHS football team to take on Russellville in state playoffs

 

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

 

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

CHS students working to become college ready

 

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

 

Based on scores from the ACT exam taken in October, CHS juniors Missy Vanorder, Ryan Jeffries and Tyrion Taylor are now college ready.

 

Missy Vanorder     Ryan Jeffries     Tyrion Taylor

CHS Marching Band finishes fifth at Mid-States competition

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band finished its season on Saturday, Nov. 5, with a fifth-place finish at the Mid-States Band Association championship.

 

A flag sways in the wind against a CHS Marching Band prop.

CIS hosts Eagle Family Night

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools hosted its annual Eagle Family Night on Friday, Oct. 21, for students and parents to have fun together.

 

About 1,000 people attended.

 

CES third-grader Malikiah Spurling battles in the joust.

CHS students have fun during Sharpen the Saw Day

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently treated to a day of fun during a Sharpen the Saw Day.

 

After an awards ceremony to recognize students who performed well on last year’s K-PREP and other tests, students could play board and card games, play video games, hang out with their friends, read, study, watch a movie, play ping pong or volleyball and play music.

 

CHS students play Apples to Apples.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Jaylah Tucker recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

CIS choirs perform

 

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

 

For the first time, Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs came together to perform.

 

CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald, at left, and sophomore Jeremiah Jackson sing.     CMS fourth-graders Darrion Mills and Mellany Parker dance to “The Fox.”     CES third-graders, from left, Nora Harris, Tiffani Gaddie and Madie Gebler sing with the third-grade choir.

CHS FCCLA students attend leadership training

 

Campbellsville High School students participating in the school’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America group recently attend the Region 14 fall leadership training in Somerset.

 

The theme was “Finding Leadership” and those attending learned life lessons about developing their leadership skills.

 

CHS FCCLA students who recently attended the Region 14 fall leadership training in Somerset are, from left, juniors Shailyn Fields, Lauren Riddle and Makala Antle and sophomores Jay Tucker, Caleigh Bright and Bethany Harris.

CMS, CHS students vote choose Trump for president

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students recently voted in a mock election for the next president of the United States.

 

CHS juniors Jasmine Cox, at left, and Vivian Brown cast their votes for president.

CHS to host Eagle Jamboree

 

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

CHS football team moves to second round of playoffs

 

Campbellsville High School football team defeated Fulton City on Friday night to advance to the second round of playoffs.

 

Final score was 49-14.

 

CHS senior Arick Groves runs the ball as he blocks a Fulton City defender.

CHS seniors prepare for graduation

 

Campbellsville High School seniors are preparing for graduation in May.

 

Representatives from Herff Jones recently came to CHS to talk to seniors about ordering graduation invitations, caps and gowns, apparel and much more.

 

Representatives from Herff Jones recently came to CHS to talk to seniors about ordering graduation invitations, caps and gowns, apparel and much more.

CU artist speaks to CHS students

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned some techniques from a graffiti artist.

 

Campbellsville University student and artist Diego Cardenas came to speak to Jo Ann Harris’s classes about his style of graffiti and mural art.

 

Campbellsville University student and artist Diego Cardenas recently spoke to CHS art students about his graffiti and mural style of art.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 31.

 

From left are freshman Blake Allen, junior Christian Berry, sophomore Salena Ritchie and senior Kayla Atkinson.

CES students begin toy drive challenge

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students collecting Christmas decorations for community service project

 

Campbellsville Middle School fifth-grade students are collecting Christmas decorations for a community service project.

 

Students in Jessica Lile’s class are working on a project for Grandview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

 

The students will decorate a Christmas tree and give gifts to the residents. They will also be caroling and making Christmas cards.

CHS students learn to make biscuits

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning to cook, and recently made homemade biscuits.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition class, students are learning how to follow recipes, measure ingredients and some basic cooking techniques.

 

CHS teacher Deanna Campbell helps freshman Hannah Hall measure her flour.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Elizabeth Sullivan recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Elizabeth Sullivan

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Tristin Lopez recently completed a Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Tristin Lopez

CHS boys’ basketball Booster Club to host jamboree

 

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

 

The tournament is a fundraiser for CHS boys’ basketball.

 

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

CHS Marching Band competes in semifinals competition

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band competed in Kentucky Music Educators Association semifinals competition on Saturday, Oct. 29.

 

The band finished regional competition on Saturday, Oct. 22, in third place and with a Distinguished rating.

 

In semifinals competition, the band finished in 13th place.

 

CHS Band Director Zach Shelton leads his band members in a breathing exercise.

CHS students honored for state test scores

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently honored for their high state test scores from the 2015-2016 school year. Based on the scores, CHS is a School of Distinction, and is ranked 19th out of 228 high schools in Kentucky.

 

CHS freshmen – who were eighth-graders at Campbellsville Middle School last year and were tested there – are honored for scoring proficient and/or distinguished in all areas on the K-PREP exam. They include Blake Allen, Abie Angel, Ben Arachi, Savannah Brockman, Tahler Franklin, Tyler Gribbins, Michael Gutierrez, Gracyne Hash, Taliyah Hazelwood, Gavin Johnson, Cole Kidwell, Samantha Johnson, Aleah Knifley, Tristin Lopez, Zoe McAninch, Brandy Miller, Katelyn Miller, Haley Morris, Haleigh Murphy, Trenton Popplewell, Mark Rigsby, Conner Riley, Grant Rinehart, Emily Rodgers, Shelby Smith and Ketayah Taylor.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 24.

 

From left are senior Tiffany Stagner, freshman Taylor Brewer and sophomore John Netherland. Absent from the photo is junior Chanson Atkinson.

CHS seniors win Powder Puff championship

 

Campbellsville High School senior class won this year’s powder puff football championship on Monday, Oct. 24.

 

The senior class took on the freshmen team in the first round, winning by a score of 19-8. In the second round, the sophomores took on the junior class. The juniors won the match up, by a score of 36-0.

 

And, in the championship game, the senior class won in overtime by a score of 13-12.

 

CHS senior Mallory Haley cheers when her team wins the powder puff championship.

CHS soccer team selling shirts, car decals

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Soccer Crest

CHS football team battles Kentucky Country Day

 

Campbellsville High School football team battled Kentucky Country Day on Friday, Oct. 28.

 

Despite fighting hard, the CHS team was defeated by a score of 23-44.

 

CHS seniors Daniel Silva, at left, and Jared Brewster walk with head coach Dale Estes for the coin toss.

CHS football, marching band seniors honored

 

Campbellsville High School football and marching band seniors were honored in special ceremonies on Friday, Oct. 28.

 

This year’s football seniors are manager Vera Brown and players Daniel Silva, Arick Groves, Stone Williams, Logan Brown, Micah Corley, Donnie Osinger and Jared Brewster.

 

This year’s marching band seniors are Murphy Lamb, Laura Lamb, Shauna Jones and Jaleel Cowan.

 

This year’s CHS football seniors are, from left, manager Vera Brown, Daniel Silva, Donnie Osinger, Stone Williams, head coach Dale Estes, Logan Brown, Jared Brewster, Arick Groves and Micah Corley.     This year’s CHS marching band seniors are, from left, Shauna Jones, band director Zach Shelton, Murphy Lamb and Laura Lamb. Absent from the photo is Jaleel Cowan.

CHS hosts Lindsey Wilson College Day

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted a Lindsey Wilson College Day to help students learn about what the college has to offer.

 

Charity Ferguson, director of admissions at LWC, came to CHS to talk to juniors and seniors about the application process and the programs offered at the college.

 

Charity Ferguson, director of admissions at Lindsey Wilson College, helps seniors Logan Brown, center, and Caroline McMahan with their FAFSAs.

CHS students honored for state test scores

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently honored for their high state test scores from the 2015-2016 school year. Based on the scores, CHS is a School of Distinction, and is ranked 19th out of 228 high schools in Kentucky.

 

CHS seniors receive certificates for their high scores in biology, U.S. history, algebra 2, English, on demand and Advanced Placement tests, along with meeting benchmark in English, math, reading and science, being college and/or career ready and passing several other exams and receiving a variety of certifications.     CHS juniors receive certificates for their high scores in biology, U.S. history, algebra 2, English, on demand and Advanced Placement tests, along with meeting benchmark in English, math, reading and science, being college and/or career ready and passing several other exams and receiving a variety of certifications.     CHS sophomores receive certificates for their high scores in biology, U.S. history, algebra 2, English, on demand and Advanced Placement tests, along with meeting benchmark in English, math, reading and science, being college and/or career ready and passing several other exams and receiving a variety of certifications.

Campbellsville Independent Schools to host basketball league

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS Marching Band advances to semifinals competition

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band has advanced to the Kentucky Music Educators Association semifinals competition.

 

The band competed in Class A east regional competition on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Madison Southern High School in Berea.

 

CHS finished in third place, with a score of 82.55.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Mystique Jones performs with the color guard.

CHS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2016-2017 school year.

CIS to host Veterans Day program

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS art students make 3D letters

 

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

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students were given cardboard, glue and tape to make their letters. They could choose the first letter of their first or last name, or a letter that has special significance to them.

 

CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris helps CHS sophomore Daesean Vancleave, at left, and junior Jenny Lantz design their 3D letters.

CHS Show Choir hosts fundraiser

 

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

 

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

CHS Marching Band to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

Board members refinance loans to save $200,000

 

After the refinancing of some outstanding loans, Campbellsville Independent Schools now has nearly $3.6 million in bonding capacity for future construction.

 

At the regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 17, Board members discussed refinancing some current loans to receive a lower interest rate.

 

Bob Tarvin of Ross, Sinclaire & Associates LLC spoke to Board members – who also serve on the District’s Finance Corp. – about the possibility of refinancing.

CHS teacher honored in Frankfort with Teacher Achievement Award

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Cheryl Dicken was honored recently in Frankfort with an award recognizing her contributions in the classroom.

 

Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline recently honored 24 teachers with 2017 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Cheryl Dicken was honored recently in Frankfort with an award recognizing her contributions in the classroom. Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline honored Dicken and 23 other teachers with 2017 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards. As such, Dicken was recognized as one of the Top 8 high school teachers in the state. She is pictured with Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton, at left, and CHS Principal Kirby Smith.

CHS freshman cast in ‘A Christmas Carol’

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Gracyne Hash has been cast in an upcoming production of the classic play “A Christmas Carol.”

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Gracyne Hash has been cast in an upcoming production of the classic play “A Christmas Carol.” Here, she is pictured in a performance of “My Fair Lady.”

CHS students celebrate football homecoming

 

Campbellsville High School students celebrated football homecoming this week, with dress up days, spirit games, the crowning of a king and queen, a parade and Eagle Family Night.

 

CHS freshmen dress up with their teacher, Lauren Bennett, as the 101 Dalmatians. From left, front, are Zaria Cowan, Zoe McAninch, Sydney Wilson and Gracyne Hash. Back, Shelby Smith, Gavin Johnson, Katelyn Miller, teacher Lauren Bennett dressed as Cruella de Vil, Isabella Osborne, Lauryn Agathen, Haley Morris and Bailey Thompson.     CHS seniors dress for High School Stereotype Day. From left, front, are Brenna Wethington, Mallory Haley and Caylie Blair. Back, Kailey Morris, Zack Bottoms, Austin Fitzgerald, Ben Rafferty, Logan Brown and Jared Brewster.