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CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 18.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish goals they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extracurricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 18 are, from left, front, iEagle sixth-grader Gracie Pendleton, sixth-grader Maliyah Harris and iEagle fifth-grader Reece Swafford. Back, seventh-grader Will Wooley, eighth-graders Diego Noyola and Chloe Mitchell and seventh-grader Riley Newton.

CMS students play literary matching game

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders are learning literary terms in their reading classes.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s classes, students are discussing terms such as fable, poetry, fiction, legend, drama, novel, fantasy and much more.

 

To help them learn the terms, students recently played a matching game.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins helps sixth-graders, from left, Nora Harris, Alexis Graves and Alyssa Knezevic as they work together to match literary terms.

CHS Beta Club to host community Christmas party

 

Campbellsville High School Beta Club will host a Christmas party for all children in the community.

 

The party, named the Holly Jolly Christmas Party, will be Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria.

 

The party is free and open to any child in Taylor County.

 

Holly Jolly Christmas Party

CIS ‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 8

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host its annual “Christmas Spectacular” concert Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2:30 p.m. in Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

The event is free and open to the public.

 

CIS Christmas Spectacular

CMS students draw their dreams

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently drew their dreams.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students discussed their wildest and craziest dreams.

 

CMS sixth-grader Zachary Holey draws his weirdest dream.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 11.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish goals they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extracurricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 11 are, from left, front, sixth-grader Isaiah Jeffries, iEagle sixth-grader Ryder Murphy, sixth-grader Madisyn Bradfield and iEagle fourth-grader Aliy Dunn. Back, seventh-graders Kaleb Miller and Lilyan Murphy and eighth-graders Ellington Gowin and Isaac Garrison.

CIS to host Purple Madness event

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host Purple Madness and Eagle Family Night on Friday, Nov. 22.

 

The annual Eagle Family Night event will feature a free chili supper and kick-off for the upcoming Eagle and Lady Eagle basketball seasons.

 

Events begin at 5 p.m. with a free chili supper in the Campbellsville High School cafeteria.

 

Purple Madness

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ raffle

 

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

 

Prizes are all cash awards.

 

Tickets are $50 each, and will include four Pick 3 numbers, so each ticket comes with four chances to win the day’s cash prize.

 

Eagle Athletics

CHS to host personal hygiene products drive

 

Campbellsville High School is hosting a drive to collect personal hygiene products for those in need.

 

Y Club members will collect the items through Thursday, Nov. 21.

 

Kentucky YMCA has asked all Y chapters in the state to participate and collect items for various homeless shelters.

 

CHS

CMS students make catapults

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

From left, CMS sixth-graders Vivian York, Toby Adams and Aleecia Knezevic build their catapult.

Cafeteria worker, bus monitor receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools cafeteria worker and bus monitor Ruth Allen received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 11.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CIS cafeteria worker and bus monitor Ruth Allen with the classified Change Award.

CMS honors art students make tie-dye shirts

 

Campbellsville Middle School honors art students recently learned how to make their own tie-dye shirts.

 

National Junior Art Honor Society members meet regularly to practice different art techniques and to discuss artists.

 

Recently, students were taught the basics of using dye to make shirts.

 

CMS seventh-grader Zeke Harris dyes his shirt.

CHS graduates speak to CMS students

 

Campbellsville High School graduates recently spoke to Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders about how to prepare for college.

 

Kendon Young, Lane Bottoms and Charlie Pettigrew, who graduated from CHS and now play football at Campbellsville University, spoke to the students about their college experiences.

 

CHS graduates Kendon Young, Lane Bottoms and Charlie Pettigrew, who play football and attend classes at Campbellsville University, recently came to Campbellsville Middle School to talk to eighth-grade students about preparing for college. They are pictured with their former CMS eighth-grade teachers. From left are teacher Melisa Morris, Pettigrew, teacher Amy Knifley, Young, teachers Robbilyn Speer and Paige Cook and Bottoms.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 23.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish goals they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extracurricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 23 are, from left, front, iEagle fifth-grader Jaron Johnson, sixth-grader Nora Harris, iEagle seventh-grader Nichole Smith and sixth-grader Max Contreras. Back, eighth-grader Heather Leggett, seventh-graders Taylan Hunt and Marissa Segura and eighth-grader Leo Lamer.

CMS, CHS students attend health fair

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students recently learned all about staying healthy.

 

CMS and CHS Youth Services Center sponsored its annual health fair on Thursday, Oct. 31.

 

Several community partners attended to give students information about keeping their minds and bodies healthy.

 

iEagle students learn about being healthy from Campbellsville High School sophomore Lainey Watson, who is an intern at Hometown Pharmacy.

CMS, CHS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students and staff members are celebrating Bullying Prevention Month and Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

Thursday, Oct. 31, was Just Say No to Drugs and Bullying Day.

 

CMS students dress for Just Say No to Drugs and Bullying Day.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 28.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 28 are, from left, front, iEagle seventh-grader Skylar Wilhoite, sixth-grader Mason Bubnick, iEagle fifth-grader Lilly Wise and sixth-grader Kendall Bright. Back, seventh-grader Kaleb Martin, eighth-graders Willie Nunn and Gabby Bright and seventh-grader Deanna Reardon.

CMS, CHS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students and staff members are celebrating Bullying Prevention Month and Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

Wednesday, Oct. 30, was Bullying is Whack Day.

 

CMS students dress for Bullying is Whack Day.

CHS Pep Club selling stickers, ornaments and more

 

Campbellsville High School Pep Club has begun an Eagles memorabilia fundraiser.

 

Club members are selling raglan and short-sleeve t-shirts, canvas tote bags, stickers and ornaments.

 

CHS Pep Club selling stickers, ornaments and more

CMS teacher to retire

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Sharon Shults will soon retire after working nearly 34 years in education.

 

Shults began her teaching career at Campbellsville Elementary School.

 

Shults was honored in a special ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 22, with her husband Sam and children Bradley and Brooklyn.

 

CMS teacher Sharon Shults hugs seventh-grader Morgan Spears.

CHS band to host Bingo Night

 

Campbellsville High School marching band will host Bingo Night on Tuesday, Nov. 5, as a fundraiser.

 

Bingo Night will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the CHS cafeteria.

 

There will be cash prizes, in addition to prizes from local businesses.

 

Bingo

CMS students learn about the dangers of illegal drugs

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about the dangers of using illegal drugs.

 

Campbellsville Police Officer Jake Hedgespeth spoke to students as part of Red Ribbon Week activities at the school.

 

Hedgespeth spoke to students about the harmful effects of vaping and smoking.

 

Campbellsville Police Officer Jake Hedgespeth speaks to Campbellsville Middle School students about the dangers of using illegal drugs, as part of Red Ribbon Week.

CMS, CHS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students and staff members are celebrating Bullying Prevention Month and Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

Tuesday, Oct. 29, was Be a Hero, Not a Bully, Be Drug Free Day.

 

iEagle students dress for Be a Hero, Not a Bully, Be Drug Free Day.

CMS, CHS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students and staff members are celebrating Bullying Prevention Month and Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

Monday, Oct. 28, was Follow Your Dreams Day.

 

CMS students dress for Follow Your Dreams Day.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 21.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extracurricular activities.

 

A male and female student in each grade level receive the honor each week.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 21 are, from left, front, sixth-grader Destiny Abell, iEagle fifth-grader Lanigan Price and sixth-grader Christian Hart. Back, seventh-grader Landon Arnett, eighth-grader Devin Kinser, iEagle seventh-grader Vallie Houk and seventh-graders Halley Wooley and Kaylyn Lawson.

CMS students use rice krispies to study fractions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently used rice krispies to help them learn about fractions.

 

In Lee Ann Grider’s class, students learned how to add and subtract fractions.

 

As an activity, students were given a recipe to make homemade rice krispie treats.

 

CMS sixth-grader Brianna Mitchell, at left, and seventh-grader Falicity Lewis measure ingredients to make rice krispie treats.

CMS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently announced its academic achievers for October.

 

Three sixth- and seventh-grade students and two eighth-graders are honored, and they were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 21.

 

CMS academic achievers for October were honored at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 21. Pictured with CMS Principal Zach Lewis, they are, from left, sixth-grader Austin Sloan, eighth-grader Kayden Birdwell and sixth-grader Savannah Wethington. Absent from the photo are sixth-grader Jaylen Clark, seventh-graders Deanna Reardon, Taylan Hunt and Aidan Phillips and eighth-grader Lillee Byrne.

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2019-2020 school year.

 

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

 

Honor Roll

Church receives Change Award

 

Green River Memorial Baptist Church, represented by pastor Jamie Bennett, received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 21.

 

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

 

The church received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Green River Memorial Baptist Church pastor Jamie Bennett with the community Change Award.

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Tiarra Cecil received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 21.

 

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

 

Cecil received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CMS teacher Tiarra Cecil with the certified Change Award.

CMS attendance clerk receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School attendance clerk Amanda Morris received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 21.

 

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

 

Morris received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CMS attendance clerk Amanda Morris with the classified Change Award.

CMS eighth-graders present Genius Hour projects

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade students recently presented their Genius Hour projects for their friends and classmates.

 

Eighth-graders were asked to choose a topic they are passionate about to research.

 

They began with a driving question to lead their studies into their topic.

 

CMS eighth-grader Devin Kinser presents his project for Genius Hour. He designed cleats for athletes.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 14.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish goals they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 14 are, from left, front, sixth-graders Alexis Graves and Jadyn Ortiz-Bruner, iEagle sixth-grader Devin Underwood and iEagle fifth-grader Ava Ellis. Back, seventh-grader Dezarae Washington, eighth-graders Hennessy Smith and Kaden Bloyd and seventh-grader Logan Rakes.

CMS honors art students practice print making

 

Campbellsville Middle School honors art students recently learned how to make prints with paint.

 

National Junior Art Honor Society members meet regularly to practice different art techniques and to discuss artists.

 

Recently, students were taught the basics of print making.

 

CMS eighth-grader Angelica Seng removes the paper from her gel surface as she makes a print.

CMS eighth-graders have fun at Camp Kentahten

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently attended a leadership camp at Camp Kentahten.

 

Eighth-graders participating in Campbellsville University’s leadership program – called LOCK – attended the camp to learn about how to work with others.

 

Students spent the day doing teambuilding activities, such as icebreaker games and ropes courses.

 

LOCK leadership students play an icebreaker game in which they must untangle their arms without letting go.

CHS cross country team competes in Heartland Conference meet

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team competed in the Heartland Conference meet on Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Green County.

 

In the boys’ varsity race, CHS freshman Chase Hord finished ninth overall, in 20:36.

 

Tyler Smith, also a freshman, finished 12th, in 21:54.

 

CHS Cross Country

CMS volleyball tryouts set for Dec. 2-4

 

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

 

Tryouts will be Monday, Dec. 2, Tuesday, Dec. 3, and Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 3 to 5 p.m.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CMS art students study Georgia O’Keeffe

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s work.

 

O’Keeffe is known for her large paintings of flowers.

 

As an activity, CMS art teacher Jo Ann Harris asked students to draw their own large flower drawings.

 

CMS sixth-graders Destiny Abell, at left, and Maliyah Harris add color to their artwork, inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s work.

CMS cross country team competes in Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School cross country team recently competed in Green County and brought home several honors.

 

In the girls’ race, iEagle fourth-grader Izzy Brunelle finished in seventh place, in 17:14, which is a new personal record.

 

Cross Country

CIS receives three-star ratings in new accountability system

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has received a three-star rating in Kentucky’s new testing accountability system.

 

After four years of development, Kentucky’s new five-star accountability system recently launched and can be viewed online.

 

Report cards are available for each school and district, showing the overall performance, federal classifications and achievement gaps.

 

CIS

CMS football team battles Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently battled Taylor County.

 

The CMS team fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kaden Bloyd passes the ball to classmate Devin Kinser.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

The CMS squad fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS sixth-grader Nora Harris, at left, and Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Destini Gholston watch a shot.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

In the seventh-grade match up, the Lady Eagles picked up a win.

 

Final score was 25-16.

 

CMS girls’ basketball head coach Tiarra Cecil cheers with her players as they win.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 30.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish goals they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 30 are, from left, front, sixth-grader Chloe Bates, iEagle seventh-grader Ellie Wise and sixth-grader Easton Williams. Back, eighth-graders Kaden Bloyd and Chloe Thompson and seventh-graders Kyra Parker and Bronson Cox. Absent from the photo is iEagle fifth-grader Joseph Greer.

CIS students, staff members have fun at pep rally

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and staff members showed their spirit during a districtwide pep rally on Friday, Sept. 27, to celebrate football homecoming.

 

At the pep rally, students participated in spirit games and cheers and students were recognized for participating in fall sports and activities.

 

CHS senior Gracyne Hash cheers at the pep rally.

CMS eighth-graders learn about leadership

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to become leaders.

 

Eighth-graders participating in Campbellsville University’s leadership program – called LOCK – recently met for orientation.

 

LOCK stands for Leaders of Central Kentucky.

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to become leaders. Eighth-graders participating in Campbellsville University’s leadership program – called LOCK – recently met for orientation. They are, from left, front, Alexis Sharp, Angelica Seng, Chloe Thompson, Lillee Byrne and Aaliyah Nunez. Back, Gracie Taylor, Chloe Mitchell, Karlie Cox, Ava Hughes, Isaac Garrison, Keondre Weathers and Jesse King.

CMS students learn about bullying

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning about the dangers of bullying.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch is spending time with students to discuss how to identify bullying and what to do about it.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch talks to students about the dangers of bullying.

CHS marching band selling t-shirts, sweatshirts

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band is selling t-shirts and sweatshirts as a fundraiser.

 

The shirts feature the logo for this year’s show, which is entitled Diamond in the Rough.

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School Marching Band is selling t-shirts and sweatshirts as a fundraiser.    The shirts feature the logo for this year’s show, which is entitled Diamond in the Rough.    Short- and long-sleeve t-shirts are available, as well as hooded sweatshirts.

CMS girls’ basketball players honor cancer survivors

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball players recently honored cancer survivors.

 

Survivors were honored in special ceremonies on Tuesday, Oct. 1, during the game vs. Taylor County.

 

CMS girls’ basketball players smile for a photo with Taylor County Middle School players.

CMS girls’ basketball eighth-grade players honored

 

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

 

The eighth-graders were recognized in a special ceremony at their last home game of the season on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

 

This year’s eighth-graders include Layla Steen and KyAshia Mitchell.

 

CMS eighth-graders Layla Steen, center, at left, and KyAshia Mitchell, center, at right, are honored for their dedication to the Lady Eagles basketball team. They are pictured with Steen’s parents, Sarah Fraser and Jacob Hulin, and Mitchell’s parents, April Mitchell and Tyrell Embry.

CMS football team takes on Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently took on Hart County.

 

The CMS team battled, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS eighth-grader Nasir Johnson runs the ball.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 23.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish goals they didn’t believe possible and excel in academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 23 are, from left, front, sixth-graders Zach Holley and Alyssa Knezevic, iEagle fifth-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite and iEagle seventh-grader Logan England. Back, eighth-grader Zach Akin, seventh-graders Carmen Gurley and Aiden Eastridge and eighth-grader Aaliyah Nunez.

CMS students study story elements

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to identify the elements of a story.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s language arts class, students are discussing the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution in the stories they read.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins helps, from left, sixth-graders Jalen Embry, Cameron Taylor and Braydn Spurling.

CHS cross country team competes in Green County

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently competed in Green County, in the Cow Days Cross Country Meet.

 

In the middle school race, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Will Wooley finished in 10th place, in 12:38.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Will Wooley finished in 10th place.

CHS cross country competes in Bowling Green

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently competed in Bowling Green, in the Warren East Raider Twilight Run.

 

In the elementary race, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Baylee Pike finished in 32nd place.

 

Izzy Brunelle, a fourth-grader, was 34th, and fifth-grader Kairyn Johnson was 35th.

 

From left, Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Izzy Brunelle and fifth-graders Baylee Pike and Kairyn Johnson get set to run.

CIS partners with Air Evac

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has partnered with Air Evac Lifeteam to provide air medical services for its student athletes.

 

With the partnership, students who are injured during athletic practices or games and need to be transported by helicopter will be flown via Air Evac, at no cost to the student.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has partnered with Air Evac Lifeteam to provide air medical services for its student athletes. From left are Air Evac Lifeteam Program Director Dan Durham, CIS Youth Sports Director Lynn Kearney, CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith, Taylor Regional Hospital CEO Jane Wheatley, Chad Wheet, Air Evac flight paramedic, Nikki Taylor, Air Evac flight nurse, Air Evac Local Membership Sales Manager Stacey Forbis, CIS Athletic Director Tim Davis and Scott Lorenz, Air Evac base line pilot.

iEagle students raise money for local children, the homeless

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools iEagle students recently performed a community service project to raise money for local children and the homeless population in Taylor County.

 

On Friday, Sept. 20, seventh-grader Rowan Petett and several other students hosted a lunch fundraiser.

 

 iEagle seventh-grader Rowan Petett mans the grill.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 16.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 16 are, from left, front, sixth-grader Braydn Spurling, fourth-grader Brendan Martin and eighth-grader Charles Tucker. Back, sixth-grader Trinity McFarland, seventh-graders Ivy Lawler and Chase Gabehart and eighth-grader Olivia Wright. Absent from the photo is seventh-grader Facility Lewis.

CMS, CHS students participate in all-district choir

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students were recently chosen to participate in this year’s Fourth District all-district chorus on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 16 and 17.

 

CMS students chosen to participate include seventh-graders Kaylyn Lawson, Mellany Parker and Ellie Wise and eighth-graders Hunter Williams and Luke McDonald.

 

CHS students chosen to participate include freshmen LeeAnna Darst, Kadence Houk and Zeke Bell.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students were recently chosen to participate in this year’s Fourth District all-district chorus on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 16 and 17.    CMS students chosen to participate include seventh-graders Kaylyn Lawson, Mellany Parker and Ellie Wise and eighth-graders Hunter Williams and Luke McDonald.    CHS students chosen to participate include freshmen LeeAnna Darst, Kadence Houk and Zeke Bell.

CMS students take new school photos

 

Campbellsville Middle School students smiled for the camera recently.

 

Lifetouch personnel came to CHS on Friday, Sept. 13, to take new school portraits.

 

CMS teacher LeeAnn Grider smiles for her photos.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Green County

 

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

 

In the sixth-grade game, the CMS squad picked up a win.

 

Final score was 18-12.

 

CMS sixth-grader Alexis Graves looks for a rebound.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Clinton County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently took on Clinton County.

 

In the sixth-grade game, the CMS squad lost a close game.

 

Final score was 10-17.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Braelyn Taylor plays defense.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

In the sixth-grade game, the CMS squad picked up a win.

 

Final score was 22-17.

 

CMS sixth-grader Aleecia Knezevic smiles as her team wins the game.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently took on Russell County.

 

In the sixth-grade game, the CMS squad fought hard, but lost a close game.

 

Final score was 12-14.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Braelyn Taylor plays defense.

CMS students calculate speed

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders are studying speed.

 

In Steven Gumm’s science class, students are learning the relationship between time and distance, and how to calculate the speed of an object.

 

As an experiment, students used cars to test their theories.

 

CMS seventh-graders Taylan Hunt, at left, and Jaxon Garrett release their car as they calculate its speed.

CMS, CHS host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville middle and high schools hosted parent-teacher conferences on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

 

Teachers were on hand to meet with parents and students to discuss their grades.

 

About 75 people attended.

 

CHS teacher Morgan Dalton talks with freshman Blake Tungate, at left, his brother Ryan, a fifth-grade iEagle student, and their mother Rebecca.

CMS art students learn painting techniques

 

Campbellsville Middle School advanced art students are learning some new paint techniques.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are studying how artists used different tools and brushes to create different effects in their work.

 

CMS sixth-grader Kendall Bright tries a new painting technique.

Adult Learning Center director receives Change Award

 

Taylor County Adult Learning Center Director Midge Hunt received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 9.

 

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

 

Hunt received the certified/community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors Taylor County Adult Learning Center Program Director Midge Hunt with the certified/community Change Award.

CHS head custodian receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School head custodian Tommy Allen received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 9.

 

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

 

Allen received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CHS head custodian Tommy Allen with the classified Change Award.

iEagle students plan for the future

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools iEagle students recently learned about planning for the futures.

 

Students were placed in groups and asked to make a financial plan for their future.

 

The students were given a salary, based on their career goals.

 

From left, iEagle seventh-grader Lilyan Murphy, fourth-grader Addelyn Dooley, fifth-grader Sophia Santos and sixth-grader Kiera Bailey work together to decide what entertainment they will pay for each month.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Adair County

 

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

 

In the sixth-grade game, the CMS squad picked up a win.

 

Final score was 15-6.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Braelyn Taylor protects the ball.

CMS football players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently honored its eighth-grade players for their dedication, leadership and hard work this season.

 

Players were recognized before the team’s game vs. Hart County on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

 

This year’s eighth-graders include Jaxon Sidebottom, Kaden Bloyd, Jason “Junior” Jeffries, Jordan Gabehart, Devin Kinser, Dakota Tungate, Isaac Roddy, Dalton Morris, Daniel Caton, Elijah Sears-Goin, Nasir Johnson and Nathan Contreras.

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently honored its eighth-grade players for their dedication, leadership and hard work this season. From left, front, are Dalton Morris, Nasir Johnson, Jason “Junior” Jeffries, Elijah Sears-Goin and Daniel Caton. Back, head coach Tommy Allen, Nathan Contreras, Jordan Gabehart, assistant coach Shumari Bridgewater, Devin Kinser, Kaden Bloyd, Dakota Tungate, assistant coach Shumari Bridgewater, Jaxon Sidebottom and assistant coach Isaiah Perkins.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Aug. 26.

 

Students who receive the Exceeding Eagle award are those who go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, accomplish a goal they didn’t believe possible and excel in their academics and extra-curricular activities.

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Aug. 26 are, from left, front, eighth-grader Piper Ritchie and iEagle students Nadia Taylor and Levi Young. Back, sixth-graders Zarek Stone and Madison Philpott and seventh-graders Piper Maggard and Casey Morris. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Dalton Morris.

CIS receives donation from GCU

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently received a donation from Greater Campbellsville United that will help keep students well this school year.

 

GCU members, under the direction of Coordinator Wanda Washington, organized a Tissue Drive to collect boxes for local school systems.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently received a donation from Greater Campbellsville United that will help keep students well this school year. GCU members, under the direction of Coordinator Wanda Washington, at left, organized a Tissue Drive to collect boxes for local school systems. Washington recently donated the boxes to Campbellsville Elementary School. Pictured with Washington are CES Attendance Clerk Sharon Mills and Washington’s son Josh.

iEagle students enjoy reading

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools iEagle students recently learned all about their library.

 

Students will use the Campbellsville Middle School library to check out books and graphic novels.

 

iEagle seventh-grader Andrew Mardis browses the books at Campbellsville Middle School library.

CMS football team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently defeated Clinton County.

 

Final score was 12-8.

 

CMS will travel to Casey County on Tuesday, Aug. 20, and to Green County on Tuesday, Aug. 27.

 

CMS eighth-grader Dalton Morris runs the ball.

CMS students learn class expectations

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning the expectations for their writing class – through music.

 

In Paige Cook’s class, students recently discussed what she expects of them this school year.

 

But, to learn the classroom expectations, students had to first work with a partner to discuss what they believe the expectations should be.

 

CMS teacher Paige Cook talks to her students about their class expectations, one of which is to stop, collaborate and listen, based on the song “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice.

CMS students study the purposes of art

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are studying why people make artwork.

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Cody Tamez draws how he feels about being in an art class this school year.

CHS FCA hosts prayer walk

 

They held hands, and prayed together.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members, administrators, teachers, students and family members gathered on Sunday, Aug. 18, to pray for each other.

 

Jamie Bennett of Green River Memorial Baptist Church prays with CIS staff members, administrators, teachers, students and family members at Campbellsville Elementary School.

iEagle students play escape games

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools iEagle students recently learned all about their future careers by playing escape games.

 

Fourth-, fifth-, sixth- and seventh-grade students were put into groups of four and given six tasks to complete by working together.

 

iEagle teacher Tyler Hardy helps, from left, sixth-grader Aleecia Knezevic, fourth-grader Karsyn Smith and seventh-grader Jaclyn Jackson as they work on a game.

CIS hosts Party in the Park

 

Campbellsville Independents Schools hosted a Party in the Park on Monday, Aug. 12, to celebrate the start of the new school year.

 

The party was at Miller Park playground and ball fields.

 

About 1,000 people attended.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grader Charlotte Coots slides.

CMS students see strong start to school year

 

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

 

Students spent the first week learning their new class schedules, meeting their teachers, learning the expectations for their classes and more.

 

CMS seventh-grader Destiny Bradley is all smiles on the second day of school.

iEagle students see great start to school year

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools began its iEagle program on Wednesday, Aug. 14, and students have spent their time together learning to be a family.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, offers hands-on, authentic learning for students in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades.

 

Sixth- and seventh-grade iEagle students smile for a photo on the first day of their program.     Fourth- and fifth-grade iEagle students smile for a photo on the first day of their program.

CIS students begin 2019-2020 school year

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students have headed back to the classroom.

 

Students began the 2019-2020 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

 

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

 

CES Guidance Counselor Donna White greets iEagle fourth-grader Aliy Dunn on the first day of school.

CIS adds staff members to Eagle family

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently added 17 employees to the Eagle family.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently added 17 employees to the Eagle family. From left, front, are Jessica Dillon, a first-grade teacher at CES; Emily Andrew, a second-grade teacher at CES; Emilie Murrey, a family and consumer sciences teacher at CHS; Tana Phillips, a second-grade teacher at CES; and Breanna Spaulding and Malique Spaulding, instructional assistants at CES. Back, Shannon Richardson, preschool teacher at CES; Katie Miller, a first-grade teacher at CES; Morgan Dalton, an English teacher at CHS; Adria Rucker, bookkeeper at CHS; Joseph Knifley, bus driver; Joshalyn Gholston, an assistant at the Youth Services Center at Campbellsville middle and high schools; and Brandon Williams, a custodial worker who will begin working next month. Absent from the photo are Kevin Johnson, an exceptional child educator at CES; Jessica Robertson, a fifth-grade teacher at CES; Suzanna Streeval, a preschool teacher at CES; Cameron Johnson, a music teacher and band director at CHS; and Andrea Lawler, an English teacher at CHS.

CIS employees join together for opening day workshop

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees joined together on Tuesday, Aug. 13, for an opening day workshop to start the 2019-2020 school year.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees enjoy breakfast together before the opening day workshop begins.

CIS students attend open houses

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students recently attended open house events on Thursday, Aug. 8, to officially kick off the 2019-2020 school year.

 

At Campbellsville Elementary School, students met with their teachers, saw their classrooms and underwent eye exams.

 

Campbellsville Middle School students received their schedules and met with their new teachers.

 

CHS Principal Weston Jones talks to freshmen students about their first days of school.

CIS teachers, staff members learn from each other

 

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

 

On Monday, Aug. 12, the District hosted a day of professional development workshops, taught entirely by CIS personnel.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school teachers led sessions.

 

Jordan Jessie, the CIS psychologist, leads a session about RTI paperwork and District procedures.

CMS girls’ basketball team battles Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently battled Casey County.

 

The Lady Eagles will travel to Clinton County on Friday, Aug. 9.

 

CMS sixth-grader Aleecia Knezevic protects the ball.

CMS football team battles Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently battled Russell County.

 

The CMS team fought hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS eighth-grader Nasir Johnson runs the ball.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently hosted Hart County recently to open the 2019 season.

 

In the seventh-grade match up, the Eagles battled to overtime but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS seventh-grader Ta’Zaria Owens jumps to block a shot.

CMS football team takes on Edmonson County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently took on Edmonson County to start the 2019 season.

 

The score was tied at 14 and the end of the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime.

 

CMS seventh-grader Katon Cox catches the ball.

CIS releases bus routes for 2019-2020

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ bus routes for the 2019-2020 school year have been released.

 

All routes are subject to change.

 

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CIS lunch menus available

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has updated its lunch menus for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

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

 

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CHS football team begins discount card fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School football team will begin play in a few weeks, and has begun a fundraiser to raise money for the season.

 

Players, parents and coaches are selling cards with discounts to local businesses.

 

Cards are $10 each.

 

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CIS youth service centers receive donations to help students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Family Resource Center and Campbellsville Middle and High School Youth Services Center recently received donations that will help buy clothes and other items for students.

 

Central Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #22 recently donated $1,250 to each center, to benefit Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students.

 

Central Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #22 recently donated $1,250 each to Campbellsville Elementary School Family Resource Center and Campbellsville Middle and High School Youth Services Center, to benefit Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students. Accepting the donations were FRC Coordinator Courtney Sowell, second from left, and YSC Coordinator Theresa Young, third from left. Making the donation were, from left, FOP members Rodney Cox, Wayne Vesipe and Aaron Fields.

CIS students to receive free school supplies

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will receive free supplies for the new school year.

 

Thanks to generous donations from many local churches and organizations, Campbellsville Elementary School PTA, CES Family Resource Center and Campbellsville Middle and High School Youth Services Center, along with their community partners, all students will receive free school supplies to use this coming year.

 

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CES, CMS and CHS release dress codes

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools recently released dress codes for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

The dress codes outline what students can and can’t wear to school.

 

Back to School

CHS soccer team hosts youth summer camp

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently hosted its annual summer camp.

 

Twenty local children attended.

 

Campers learned fundamentals of the game, and competed in several blocking, kicking and scoring drills.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently hosted its annual summer youth camp, with 20 local children attending. From left, front, are Chyanne VanMersbergen, Knox Hodges, Cirrus Pourheydarian, Campbellsville Elementary School kindergartener Lucy Wayne, CES first-grader Kyler Wilson, Owsley Richardson, Phillip VanMersbergen and CES preschool student Jamil Mitchell. Second row, Aydan Waders, Owen Smith, CES third-graders Owen Skaggs and Eric Epperson and Jacob Kramer. Back, CHS soccer alumni player Drew Skaggs, Owen Hodges, Alireza Pourheydarian, CES fourth-grader Emerson Gowin, William Bennett, CHS soccer head coach Bradley Harris, Daven Curry, CES fifth-grader Chance Owens and CHS soccer assistant coach Malique Spaulding. Not pictured are Jase Jessie, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader Noah Leachman and CES fifth-grader Lucas Gribbins.

CHS boys’ basketball team hosts youth camp

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently hosted a youth camp, with about 20 attending.

 

Camp was open to students who will be in third through eighth grades next school year.

 

Campers learned the basic fundamentals of basketball, along with discipline and a strong work ethic.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently hosted a youth camp, with about 20 attending. From left, front, are Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader Easton Williams, Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Destini Gholston, Ila Loy, CES first-grader Daya Griffin, CES fourth-grader Willow Griffin and CES third-grader Grif Thomas. Second row, CHS boys’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps, CES fifth-grader Maddox Hawkins, CMS sixth-grader Keaton Hord, CES fifth-grader Rajon Taylor, CMS sixth-grader Cameron Estes, Jameson Hines, CES fifth-grader Jaron Johnson and CHS boys’ basketball assistant coach Will Griffin. Back, CHS senior basketball players Mikael Vaught and Malachi Corley, Grayson Booe, CMS sixth-grader Austin Sloan, Epps’s daughter Makayla, CES fifth-grader Aidan Wilson, CMS seventh-grader KeKe Miller, CMS sixth-grader Izak Burress, CHS junior Kameron Smith and sophomore Brice Spaw.

CHS girls’ basketball team hosts youth camp

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team recently hosted a youth camp.

 

Camp was open to students in kindergarten through eighth grade next school year.

 

Campers received individualized instruction from CHS girls’ basketball coaches and players, a t-shirt and free lunch.

 

About 20 campers recently attended Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball youth camp. Those attending were, from left, front, Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders Maleigha Travis, Destini Gholston and Ammarissa Nunez, Kennedy Deener, CES second-graders Lillie Judd and Aubrey Allen, CES first-grader Remi Petett, CES third-grader Mylee Bell and CES fourth-grader Emma Estes. Second row, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders Ta’Zaria Owens, Keeley Dicken and Miley Hash, CES fifth-graders Kealey Mann, Alyssa Knezevic, Aleecia Knezevic, Kennedy Griffiths and Alexis Graves and CES fourth-grader Braelyn Taylor. Third row, CHS girls’ basketball assistant coach Tiarra Cecil, CMS seventh-grader KyAshia Mitchell, CHS girls’ basketball player and junior Katelyn Miller, CHS girls’ basketball player and sophomore Abi Wiedewitsch, CES fourth-grader Jaron Johnson, CHS girls’ basketball players and freshmen Kaylyn Smith and Lainey Watson, CMS seventh-grader Layla Steen and CHS girls’ basketball assistant coach Debbie Gowdy-Smith.

CIS students participate in Fourth of July parade

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students participated in the annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration parade down Main Street on Thursday, July 4.

 

Students rode on floats and in cars, and others watched the parade from the street.

 

Campbellsville High School marching band members marched and played for the crowd.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Trenton Harris rides in a Taylor County Fire & Rescue truck.

Tracey Rinehart to teach at Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

 

Tracey Rinehart

Hannah Jones to teach at Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Students who apply and are accepted will attend classes at the iEagle campus, which will be located at Campbellsville Middle School.

 

iEagle is open to students in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades.

 

Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

 

 

iEagle Jones

CIS to open Eagle Center of Innovation

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning.

 

The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August.

 

Students who apply and are accepted will attend classes at the iEagle campus, which will be located at Campbellsville Middle School.

 

iEagle is open to students in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon open a new innovation center for students to immerse themselves in hands-on, authentic learning. The Eagle Center of Innovation, also called iEagle, will open in August. Four teachers have been selected to lead classes at iEagle, including, from left, lead teacher Hannah Jones and teachers Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Tyler Hardy.

CIS releases calendar for 2019-2020

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has released its calendar for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

The first day of class will be Wednesday, Aug. 14.

 

Calendar 2019-2020

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