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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 Green River Memorial Baptist Church, 3trees Church, 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.

 

Back to School

CHS baseball team to host fishing tournament

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team will host a fishing tournament on Friday, July 26, from 7 p.m. to midnight at Green River Lake, off Ramp 1.

 

There will be a $1,000 prize for the first-place team.

 

CHS Baseball

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.

 

There are no changes to this year’s dress codes.

 

Back to School

CIS to host Party in the Park

 

Campbellsville Independents Schools will host a “Party in the Park” to celebrate the start of the new school year.

 

The party will be Monday, Aug. 12, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Miller Park playground.

 

There will be free food, games, family activities and t-shirts.

 

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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.

iEagle to host open house

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host an open house and registration event for iEagle students to help them prepare for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

Eagle Center of Innovation teachers will host an open house on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 1 to 7 p.m. at the iEagle wing of the Campbellsville Middle School campus.

 

iEagle Open House

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.

CHS to host open house

 

Campbellsville High School will host an open house on Thursday, Aug. 8, with several special events for students and parents.

 

Freshman students should arrive at 9 a.m.

 

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

 

CHS Freshman Registration     CHS S, J, S Registration

CES, CMS students shine at national Junior Beta convention

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school students won big at this year’s National Junior Beta convention, coming home with a national officer and national champion in academics.

 

Seventh-grader Chloe Thompson becomes the second CMS student in school history to be elected to a national office.

 

She was elected as the National Junior Beta vice president, and will serve in office the upcoming year.

 

CMS students and CES and CMS Beta sponsors attending the National Junior Beta convention include, from left, front, eighth-grader Zamar Owens, sixth-grader Gabriel Noyola, eighth-graders Leigh Hicks, Bri Davis and Mikaela Scharbrough and seventh-graders Ellington Gowin and Ava Hughes. Second row, sixth-graders Lillian Sears, Rowan Petett and Logan England, seventh-graders Diego Noyola and Karlie Cox, sixth-grader Jaclyn Jackson and eighth-grader Alysa Howard. Back, CES teacher Farrah Hord, CMS bookkeeper Natalia Warren, CMS teacher Robbilyn Speer, sixth-grader Kylee Sowders, eighth-graders Bri Hayes, Mary Russell and Chase Hord, seventh-grader Chloe Thompson, eighth-grader Whitney Frashure, seventh-graders Chloe Mitchell and Gracie Taylor, CMS teachers Paige Cook and Katie Campbell and CES teacher Alison LaRue.

CMS to host open house

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host an open house and registration event to help students and parents begin the 2019-2020 school year.

 

CMS will host an open house on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 1 to 7 p.m.

 

CMS Open House

CES to host open house

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host an open house and registration event to help students and parents prepare for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

CES will host registration on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.

 

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CHS girls’ basketball team participates in CU camp

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team has spent summer break practicing for the upcoming season.

 

The team recently played several games as part of the Campbellsville University Lady Tiger Basketball Team Camp.

 

CHS freshman Kaylyn Smith protects the ball.

CES Wings Express students visit Green River Lake

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun visiting Green River Lake.

 

Wings Express students attended a two-week summer camp recently to have fun and learn together.

 

On the final day of camp, the group took a trip to the Green River Lake Visitors Center.

 

CES second-grader Vicky Li poses with the picture frame she made with items found on a nature hike at Green River Lake. In back is third-grader Journey Webb.

CES Wings Express students create their own planets

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about the planets at Taylor County Public Library.

 

Wings Express students attended a two-week summer camp recently to have fun and learn together.

 

The group took a trip to Taylor County Public Library.

 

CES kindergartener Xavien Smith colors his planet.

CES Wings Express students have fun at Clay Hill

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed a day of learning and fun at Clay Hill Memorial Forest.

 

Wings Express students attended a two-week summer camp recently to have fun and learn together.

 

The group took a trip to tour Clay Hill Memorial Forest.

 

Amy Berry of Clay Hill Memorial Forest shows CES Wings Express students a turtle.

CES Wings Express students enjoy reading, learning

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed a day of reading and learning.

 

Wings Express students attended a two-week summer camp recently to have fun and learn together.

 

One morning, Kelsie Pepper, outreach librarian at the Taylor County Public Library, came to CES and read several books to students.

 

CES kindergarteners Nevaeh Milburn, at left, and Riley Richardson count 100 blocks with their classmates.

CES Wings Express students learn about cooking, sun safety

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about cooking and being safe in the sun.

 

Wings Express students attended a two-week summer camp recently to have fun and learn together.

 

The group took a trip to Taylor County Extension Office for a day of activities.

 

From left, CES first-graders Addi Taylor, Kingston Cowherd, Kaiyden Vancleave and Jaxon Williams mix together ingredients to make homemade biscuits.

CHS junior competes in national bowling championship

 

Campbellsville High School junior Patrick Walker recently competed in the U.S. High School Bowling National Championship.

 

The tournament was June 22-24 in Indianapolis, Ind.

 

Walker finished in 210th place, out of 346 bowlers in the boys’ singles competition.

 

Campbellsville High School junior Patrick Walker recently competed in the U.S. High School Bowling National Championship, and finished in 210th place out of 346 bowlers.

CHS baseball team hosts youth camp

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently hosted its annual youth camp.

 

The camp was for children ages 7 to 12.

 

About 20 attended.

 

Campers learned fundamentals such as hitting, throwing, infield and outfield play and base running.

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently hosted its annual youth camp, with about 20 attending. From left, front, are Ayden Stagner, a second-grader at Green County Primary School; Landry Brown, a first-grader at Campbellsville Elementary School; Jayce Gray; Tyce Owens and Kennon Davis, second-graders at CES; Brody Sidebottom, third-grader at CES; and Ryne Gumm, second-grader at CES. Back, CHS baseball assistant coach Lynn Kearney; Brayden Judd, fifth-grader at CES; Aiden Forrest, third-grader at CES; Carson Mills, fifth-grader at CES; KeKe Miller, sixth-grader at Campbellsville Middle School; Silas Young, a fifth-grader at Taylor County Elementary School; Cameron Estes, fifth-grader at CES; Stephen Green and Lanigan Price, fourth-graders at CES; and CHS baseball head coach Blake Milby.

CES Wings Express students make moon craters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed a day of learning about the moon.

 

Wings Express students attended a two-week summer camp recently to have fun and learn together.

 

Students took a trip to Taylor County Public Library.

 

Taylor County Public Library Children’s Librarian Kimberly Burton helps CES Wings Express students add raisins to make craters in their moon surface. From left are third-graders Amani Bridgewater, Keiava Thompson, second-grader Kaylee Thompson and third-grader Kadance Ford.

CES Wings Express students learn about sea animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed some stories about sea animals.

 

Wings Express students attended a two-week summer camp recently to have fun and learn together.

 

Kelsie Pepper, outreach librarian at the Taylor County Public Library, read several books to students about animals that can be found in the sea.

 

Kelsie Pepper, outreach librarian at the Taylor County Public Library, reads to CES Wings Express students.

CES Wings Express students learn about nutrition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed smoothies as they learned about nutrition.

 

Wings Express students attended a two-week summer camp recently to have fun and learn together.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, read to the students and spoke to them about healthy eating habits.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, mixes together the ingredients to make smoothies for CES Wings Express students.

CES Wings Express students enjoy painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed a day of painting.

 

Wings Express students attended a two-week summer camp recently to have fun and learn together.

 

Students worked with teachers to sharpen their reading and math skills, while also having fun on several special trips.

 

One trip was to Paint and Party Creative Studio.

 

CES second-grader Gavin Paris paints his rock.

More than 40 participate in Eagle Youth Football Camp

 

Campbellsville High School football team hosted its annual Eagle Youth Football Camp on Wednesday, May 29, and Friday, May 31, with more than 40 students participating.

 

CHS head football coach Dale Estes worked with camp participants, along with players and assistant coaches Herb Wiseman, Robbie Gribbins, Bronson Gowdy, Will Griffin, Aaron Webb and D.J. Moore.

 

CHS football team recently hosted its annual Eagle Youth Football Camp, with more than 40 students participating.

CHS graduates nearly 80 students

 

With the turn of a tassel, they became alumni.

 

Campbellsville High School’s Class of 2019 graduated on Saturday, May 25, in front of family, friends, teachers and administrators.

 

Nearly 80 students received diplomas to mark the end of their high school careers.

 

CHS Class of 2019 poses for a final group photo together.

CHS softball season ends with loss to Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently ended its season with a loss in a game with Taylor County.

 

Final score was 1-7.

 

The Eagles took on Taylor County in the first round of the 20th District tournament.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Hayes celebrates an out.

CHS baseball season ends with loss to Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently ended its season with a loss in a close game with Marion County.

 

Final score was 4-5.

 

The Eagles took on Marion County in the first round of the 20th District tournament.

 

CHS had the lead by a score of 4-0 after three innings, but couldn’t hold on to get the win.

 

CHS senior Ryan Kearney walks with assistant coach Zach Lewis.

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 2018-2019 school year.

 

Honor Roll

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

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

 

Honor Roll

CHS tennis teams play in region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ tennis teams recently played in the fifth region tournament.

 

Doubles partners and freshmen Kaylyn Smith and Lainey Watson made it to the third round of the tournament, eventually losing to Central Hardin.

 

CHS freshmen Kaylyn Smith, in front, and Lainey Watson watch the ball.

CHS tennis teams win big at Heartland Conference tournament

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ tennis teams won big at this year’s Heartland Conference tournament.

 

The girls’ team was named the overall tournament winner.

 

And the boys’ team was runner-up.

 

CHS girls’ tennis team recently won the Heartland Conference tournament. From left, freshmen Lainey Watson and Kaylyn Smith won the doubles championship, and, at right, freshmen Tayler Thompson and Sarah Adkins were runners-up. They are pictured with coach Bradley Harris.     CHS boys’ tennis team was runner-up in the Heartland Conference tournament. Patrick Walker, a junior, was runner-up in the singles tournament.

CHS baseball freshman team defeats Russell County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball freshman team recently defeated Russell County.

 

In the first game, the CHS team won by a score of 2-1.

 

CHS freshman Peyton Dabney got a hit to score the winning run.

 

And the CHS team won the second by a score of 4-0.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Bryce Newton, at left, and Chase Hord run to the dugout.

CHS baseball team takes on Pulaski County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently took on Pulaski County.

 

The Eagles fought hard, but weren’t able to get the win.

 

CHS baseball players run before their game.

CHS softball team takes on Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Washington County.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Kenzi Forbis pitches.

CHS baseball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball freshman team recently took on Taylor County.

 

In the first game, the CHS squad lost a close match up.

 

CHS freshman Dakota Harris swings.

CHS tennis teams defeat Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently defeated Adair County.

 

The boys’ team won by a score of 3-2.

 

And the girls’ team won by a score of 5-2.

 

CHS freshman Kaylyn Smith hits the ball.

CHS baseball team drops close game to Central Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently lost a close game to Central Hardin.

 

The CHS squad battled to extra innings, but couldn’t get the win.

 

Final score was 6-5.

 

CHS junior Noah Hughes, at right, receives congratulations from senior Treyce Mattingly after hitting a three-run home run.

CHS tennis teams take on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Marion County.

 

The girls’ and boys’ squads battled, but weren’t able to get the wins.

 

CHS freshman Tezon Mitchell hits the ball.

CHS softball team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Green County.

 

Final score was 7-3.

 

CHS junior Shallan Philpott catches the ball.

CHS baseball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

The Eagles battled, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS juniors Blake Allen, at right, and Dillon Whitaker talk during a time out.

CHS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

The junior varsity squad picked up a win.

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Hayes gets a lead toward second.

CHS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

Final score was 8-7.

 

The Eagles rallied to score three runs in the top of the seventh inning to get the win.

 

CHS senior Ryan Kearney and his teammates celebrate their win.

CES fifth-graders present ‘Madagascar Jr.’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its first-ever musical production.

 

Fifth-graders presented “Madagascar Jr.”

 

The students spent several weeks learning lines, practicing scenes and making costumes.

 

CES fifth-graders recently presented the school’s first-ever drama production. The students presented “Madagascar Jr.”

CHS baseball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

CHS sophomores John Orberson and Tristin Faulkner and junior Noah Hughes had hits for the Eagles.

 

CHS senior Treyce Mattingly runs to first.

CHS tennis teams take on Bethlehem

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Bethlehem.

 

The teams battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CHS freshman Kaylyn Smith hits the ball.

CHS show choir presents ‘Soundtrack to Our Lives’

 

Campbellsville High School Show Choir recently presented its spring concert, “Soundtrack to Our Lives.”

 

The show included performances of songs featured in popular television shows and movies.

 

CHS show choir members sing “This is Me.”

CES second-graders present ‘Squirm!’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students recently presented “Squirm!” the musical.

 

The musical featured wiggly, giggly and squiggly songs.

 

CES second-graders Aubreigh Knifley, at left, and Jewell Brewster sing and dance.

CES first-graders present ‘Animal Tales’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently presented “Animal Tales” the musical.

 

The musical featured songs about many types of animals.

 

CES first-graders Kingson Duncan, at left, and Lillian Merriweather sing.

CHS track teams compete in state meet

 

Campbellsville High School track teams competed in the KHSAA state meet on Thursday, May 30, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

 

CHS senior Natalie Caldwell advanced to state competition in shot put and discus throw after her performance at this year’s region meet.

 

The boys’ 4x100 and 4x200 teams also advanced to state after region competition.

 

Campbellsville High School track teams competed in the KHSAA state meet on Thursday, May 30, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. From left are coach Steve Doss, sophomore Reggie Thomas, seniors Daesean Van Cleave, Davon Cecil, Charlie Pettigrew, Joe Pipes and Evan McAninch, coach Katie Wilkerson, senior Tristan Johnson, junior Malachi Corley and assistant coach Malique Spaulding. Absent from the photo is senior Natalie Caldwell.     Campbellsville High School track teams competed in the KHSAA state meet on Thursday, May 30, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Pictured are senior Natalie Caldwell and coach Katie Wilkerson.

CHS track teams compete in regionals

 

Campbellsville High School track teams recently competed in the Class A region meet.

 

Overall, the boys’ team finished ninth and the girls’ team was 10th.

 

CHS senior Evan McAninch runs.

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees recently had lunch and fellowship together to close the 2018-2019 school year, which ended Thursday, May 23.

 

Ten employees were honored for retiring after this school year.

 

They were each recognized, and a co-worker shared some memories about their time at CIS.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees recently had lunch and fellowship together to close the 2018-2019 school year, which ended Thursday, May 23. Employees who are retiring after this school year were honored. They include, from left, cafeteria cook Leslie Gaines, Campbellsville High School family and consumer sciences teacher Deanna Campbell, Campbellsville Elementary School Assistant Principal Doretha Sanders, Director of Pupil Personnel and Food Service Jeff Richardson, cafeteria cook Eveleen Burkhead, cafeteria manager Anita Haulk, Family Resource and Youth Services Center Coordinator Sue Crabtree and CES third-grader teacher Patty Haley. Absent from the photo are FRYSC assistant Sharon Hoskins-Sanders and the late Lee Allen, who was a custodian.

CHS track teams compete in Heartland Conference meet

 

Campbellsville High School track teams recently competed in the Heartland Athletic Conference meet.

 

Overall, the girls’ and boys’ teams finished in fourth place.

 

CHS senior Charlie Pettigrew runs.

CHS track teams compete in Carl Deaton Classic

 

Campbellsville High School track teams recently competed in the Carl Deaton Classic in Green County.

 

Natalie Caldwell, a senior, placed first in discus throw.

 

CHS senior Joe Pipes was fourth in the 200-meter dash.

 

CHS senior Joe Pipes runs.

CHS track seniors honored

 

Campbellsville High School track teams recently honored their senior members.

 

This year’s seniors include Natalie Caldwell, Davon Cecil, Tristan Johnson, Glenn Lamer, Evan McAninch, Ian McAninch, Charlie Pettigrew, Joe Pipes, Christa Riggs and Daesean Van Cleave.

 

CHS track team seniors were recently honored at a team banquet. From left are Evan McAninch, Ian McAninch, Glenn Lamer, Christa Riggs, Tristan Johnson, Joe Pipes and Davon Cecil. Absent from the photo are Natalie Caldwell, Charlie Pettigrew and Daesean Van Cleave.

FRYSC Corps to hire literacy tutor

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services centers are seeking applications for an AmeriCorps literacy tutor to work with students this fall.

 

The tutor will work full time and must work 1,700 hours.

 

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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 big-ticket prizes.

 

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

 

The event is one of the last times the class will be together as a group.

 

From left, CHS seniors Tatem Wiseman, Dee Simpson, Travis Nash and Salena Ritchie sing karaoke at project graduation.

CHS names new marching band director

 

Campbellsville High School marching band will start next season with a new director.

 

Cameron Johnson, who graduated from Campbellsville University in December with a music education degree, will lead the band.

 

Brittany Johnson is the CHS marching band assistant director.

 

CHS Band Director Cameron Johnson talks to band members and parents about his vision for the program.

CHS senior to continue track career

 

Campbellsville High School senior Tristan Johnson will continue his academic and track career at Campbellsville University this fall.

 

Johnson, who graduated from CHS on Saturday, May 25, signed his letter of an intent during a special ceremony on Tuesday, May 28.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Tristan Johnson will continue his academic and track careers at Campbellsville University this fall. He recently signed his letter of intent in a special ceremony. In front, he is pictured with his mother, Marsha. Back, from left, are CHS Principal Weston Jones, CHS football head coach Dale Estes, CHS track coaches Steve Doss and Katie Wilkerson, CU track and field head coach Mark Miller and CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis.

CIS school year comes to a close

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students attended school on Thursday, May 23, for the final day of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

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

 

CES teacher Miriah Cox slides with first-grader Trinidy Gribbins at Bounce during the final Dojo Day of the school year.

CMS students have fun at eighth-grade celebration

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently had fun at a celebration hosted in their honor.

 

Parents hosted the eighth-grade celebration at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley on Sunday, May 19, to celebrate the students completing middle school.

 

From left, CMS eighth-graders Dakota Slone, Leigh Hicks, Haylee Allen and Whitney Frashure have fun bowling at eighth-grade celebration.

CHS students encouraged to let God guide them

 

Campbellsville High School seniors heard a message about letting God guide their lives at this year’s baccalaureate service on Sunday, May 19.

 

CHS senior Reagan Knight introduced Campbellsville Police Officer Charlie Houk, who was the speaker for the special event.

 

From left, CHS seniors Tristan Johnson, Layton Hord and Glenn Lamer give a thumbs up at the baccalaureate service.     Campbellsville Independent Schools School Resource Officer Charlie Houk speaks to CHS seniors.

CHS baseball players receive accolades

 

Campbellsville High School baseball players have received accolades for their performance this season.

 

Ryan Kearney, a senior, has been named a Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association east/west all-star and to the KHSBCA all-state team.

 

He was also recently named the Fifth Region Baseball Coaches Player of the Year.

 

CHS senior Ryan Kearney has been named a Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association east/west all-star and to the KHSBCA all-state team. He was also recently named the Fifth Region Baseball Coaches Player of the Year for his performance this season.

CHS Class of 2019 takes Senior Walk

 

Campbellsville High School seniors took their final walk down school hallways on Thursday, May 23.

 

During the Senior Walk, senior students dressed in their caps and gowns and walked the hallways at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, where they spent their academic careers.

 

CHS senior Jeremiah Jackson participates in the Senior Walk.

CES fifth-graders honored

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders were recently honored for their achievements during their last year as elementary school students.

 

End of the year awards were presented on Monday, May 20.

 

CES fifth-graders receiving the Overall Excellence award are Lauren Pace, at left, and Carson Mills.     

CIS honors students with perfect attendance

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently honored students who had perfect attendance for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Students were presented a certificate from Tim Bailey, director of pupil personnel, along with a $25 gift certificate from Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students honored for having perfect attendance in the 2018-2019 school year are, from left, front, kindergartener Keegan Davis, second-grader Madison Wilhoite and first-grader Bentley Wilhoite. Back, second-grader Miley Orberson, fourth-graders Cayton Lawhorn and Damien Clark and second-grader Trinity Clark.     Campbellsville Middle School students honored for having perfect attendance in the 2018-2019 school year are, from left, front, sixth-graders Gabriel Noyola and Kyra Parker and seventh-graders Angelica Seng and Chase Lawless. Back, eighth-graders Aubrey Young and Leah Parker and seventh-graders Kayden Birdwell and Tashaun Hart.     Campbellsville High School students honored for having perfect attendance in the 2018-2019 school year are, from left, freshmen Savannah Gumm, Rylee Petett and Nate Arachi.

CMS eighth-graders honored at recognition ceremony

 

They walked in as eighth-graders, and left ready to become high school freshmen.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders were honored with several special awards and recognitions on Sunday, May 19.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis told his eighth-graders that the day is set aside to celebrate them and their accomplishments.

 

Asia Barbour is honored with the Cameron Smith award. She is pictured with her teachers. From left are Robbilyn Speer, Amy Knifley, Barbour, Melisa Morris and Paige Cook.     Zamar Owens is honored with the Cameron Smith award. He is pictured with his teachers. From left are Robbilyn Speer, Amy Knifley, Owens, Melisa Morris and Paige Cook.

CHS names Leaders of the Year

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Students honored are freshman Lainey Watson, sophomore Abi Wiedewitsch, junior Zoe McAninch and senior Lane Bottoms.

 

CHS freshman Lainey Watson receives the Leader of the Year award for the 2018-2019 school year.     CHS sophomore Abi Wiedewitsch receives the Leader of the Year award for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

CHS junior Zoe McAninch receives the Leader of the Year award for the 2018-2019 school year.     CHS senior Lane Bottoms receives the Leader of the Year award for the 2018-2019 school year.

CHS students complete welding certifications

 

Campbellsville High School students recently completed welding certification at Green County Area Technology Center.

 

CHS freshmen Jarred Mays, Jayden Murphy and Logan Phillips recently completed AWS-2F welding certification.

 

Jarred Mays     Jayden Murphy     Logan Phillips

CMS, CHS band members perform

 

Campbellsville middle and high school band members recently performed for Campbellsville Elementary School students.

 

Zach Shelton, CMS and CHS band director, hosted the performance to help CES students learn about the band program.

 

CMS seventh-graders Aaliyah Nunez, at left, and Zachary Akin play saxophone.

CES assistant principal, teacher to retire

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members recently honored two of their own who will retire after this school year.

 

Assistant Principal Doretha Sanders and third-grade teacher Patty Haley will leave CES at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

CES Assistant Principal Doretha Sanders, at left, and third-grade teacher Patty Haley hug their students after announcing they will retire.

CHS baseball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School baseball players were honored at the team’s annual Family Day end of the season potluck on Saturday, May 18.

 

CHS seniors Lane Bottoms, Ryan Kearney, Treyce Mattingly and Brody Weeks were honored and thanked their parents and coaches for their help and support during their time playing baseball.

 

CHS coaches also presented this season’s awards.

 

CHS baseball varsity award winners are, from left, sophomore Arren Hash, who received the AAIT Award; junior Noah Hughes, who received the Most Improved Award; senior Lane Bottoms, who received the Purple & Gold Award, Coaches Award and Pack Award; senior Brody Weeks, who received the Special Teams Award; senior Ryan Kearney, who received the Pitching Award, Gold Glove Award and Seymour Shaw Award; senior Treyce Mattingly, who received the Offense Award; and sophomore John Orberson, who received the 110 Percent Award.

CHS student completes MTA certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Emily Rodgers has completed industry certification to be recognized as a Microsoft Technology Associate.

 

As of Tuesday, May 21, Rodgers has passed a Certiport exam to complete the certification, which is for Programming using Block-Based Languages.

 

Emily Rodgers

CMS sixth- and seventh-grade students receive awards

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth- and seventh-grade students recently received awards for their academic work this school year.

 

End of the year awards were presented on Monday, May 20.

 

CMS sixth-grade subject award winners are, from left, front, Jacob DeBrot, social studies; and Logan England, language arts. Back, Rowan Petett, math; Chloe Hoppes, science; and Zeke Harris, reading.     CMS seventh-grade subject award winners are, from left, Angelica Seng, social studies and pre-algebra; Isaac Garrison, accelerated language arts; Kayden Birdwell, math and language arts; and Nathan McFarland, science.

CHS Drama Club now open to CMS students

 

Campbellsville High School Drama Club members are inviting Campbellsville Middle School students to join for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

Upcoming seventh- and eighth-graders are welcome to join.

 

CHS Drama Club

CHS softball, baseball teams to play in 20th District tournaments

 

Campbellsville High School softball and baseball teams will play in this year’s 20th District tournaments, starting on Monday, May 20.

 

Marion County High School will host the tournaments.

 

Eagle Baseball Softball

CHS freshman baseball team defeats LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School freshman baseball team recently defeated LaRue County.

 

Final score was 3-2.

 

Jastyn Shively, a sophomore, scored the winning run on a hit by Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Konner Forbis.

 

CHS freshman baseball players celebrate their win.

CHS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

The Lady Eagles fought hard in the junior varsity game, but couldn’t get the win.

 

From left, CHS freshman Olivia Fields, sophomore Kenzi Forbis and junior Shallan Philpott stand for the National Anthem.

CHS baseball team sweeps three-game series with Adair County

 

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

 

In the first game, the CHS team won by a score of 9-4.

 

CHS junior Noah Hughes pitched five innings for the Eagles, striking out nine.

 

CHS baseball players celebrate their win.

CHS senior baseball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior baseball players were recently honored.

 

The players were recognized before the final home game of the season on Thursday, May 16.

 

Players honored include Lane Bottoms, Ryan Kearney, Treyce Mattingly and Brody Weeks.

 

Campbellsville High School senior baseball players were recently honored. From left are assistant coaches Caleb Gupton, Sarge Pollock and Zach Lewis, seniors Treyce Mattingly, Lane Bottoms, Brody Weeks and Ryan Kearney, assistant coaches Lynn Kearney and Phil Gowdy and head coach Blake Milby.

CHS seniors complete industrial certifications

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Keidlan Boils and Payton Reynolds recently completed an exam to receive industrial certification.

 

Boils and Reynolds received National Center for Construction Education & Research certification in industrial maintenance.

 

Keidlan Boils     Payton Reynolds

CES honors perfect attendance students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored several students for having perfect attendance in the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Students receiving the award include kindergartener Keegan Davis, first-grader Bentley Wilhoite, second-graders Trinity Clark, Miley Orberson and Madison Wilhoite and fourth-graders Damien Clark and Cayton Lawhorn.

 

CES students receiving perfect attendance awards for the 2018-2019 school year are, from left, kindergartener Keegan Davis, second-grader Trinity Clark, fourth-grader Cayton Lawhorn, and, receiving bicycles, second-grader Miley Orberson, fourth-grader Damien Clark, second-grader Madison Wilhoite and first-grader Bentley Wilhoite.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

They are kindergarteners Keedlyn Harvey, Peyton Mascarenas, Blake Bohr, Elliana Morton, Kelly West and Eli Karnes; first-graders Ayrabella Shietze, Brayden Porter, Josiah Dean and Zyhaven Taylor; second-graders Stella Newcomb and Madison Wilhoite; third-graders Colton Maggard, Seeley Whitaker, Ammarissa Nunez and Alexis Mann; fourth-graders Elijah Spurling, Allana Lear, Anthony Lawson, Mason Jackson, Caden White and Sean Welch; and fifth-graders Tayshaun Hickman, Cohutta Giles, DeMarion Breighner, Tiffani Gaddie and Isaiah Scharbrough.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Blake Bohr and Elliana Morton, first-grader Josiah Dean, kindergarteners Eli Karnes and Kelly West, third-grader Ammarissa Nunez and second-grader Madison Wilhoite. Second row, fifth-grader Isaiah Scharbrough, fourth-grader Sean Welch, third-grader Alexis Mann, kindergartener Peyton Mascarenas, fourth-grader Mason Jackson, third-grader Seeley Whitaker, kindergartener Keedlyn Harvey and first-grader Brayden Porter. Back, fifth-graders Tiffani Gaddie and DeMarion Breighner, fourth-graders Caden White and Elijah Spurling, fifth-grader Tayshaun Hickman, fourth-grader Allana Lear and fifth-grader Cohutta Giles. Absent from the photo are first-graders Ayrabella Shietze and Zyhaven Taylor, second-grader Stella Newcomb, third-grader Colton Maggard and fourth-grader Anthony Lawson.

CES preschool students enjoy painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently enjoyed painting.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s class used stencils to paint several different shapes.

 

CES preschool student Raylynn Laytart paints.

CES students enjoy spring dance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently danced the night away at a luau-themed dance to celebrate the end of the school year.

 

Students in third, fourth and fifth grades were invited to attend.

 

They enjoyed dancing, socializing and snacks together.

 

CES Assistant Principal Doretha Sanders dances with fifth-graders Madison Philpott, at left, and Tiffani Gaddie.

CIS teachers honored at Campbellsville University

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 11.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader teacher Kaye Agathen, Campbellsville Middle School exceptional child educator Katie Wilkerson and Campbellsville High School teacher Tyler Hardy were honored.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 11. From left are CU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Donna Hedgepath, CHS Principal Weston Jones, CES teacher Kaye Agathen, CMS exceptional child educator Katie Wilkerson, CHS teacher Tyler Hardy, Dean of the School of Education Dr. Lisa Allen, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes, CMS Assistant Principal Tim Bailey and CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith.

CMS students study elements of art

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently studied the elements of art.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are preparing to complete their art studies for the year.

 

As a review of the main purposes of art, students were asked to draw the elements in a collage.

 

CMS seventh-grader Mollie Bailey illustrate the elements of art.

CHS students practice blood typing

 

Campbellsville High School students recently practiced blood typing to solve a fictional crime.

 

Anatomy students in Lauren Bennett’s class are learning how to determine blood type by identifying whether antibodies are present when a sample is mixed with serums.

 

As an activity, students were asked to become forensic scientists to determine who committed a “crime.”

 

CHS sophomores Destiny Tungate, at left, and Jasmine Davis use an Anti-A serum to determine the blood type of a sample found at a “crime” scene.

CHS students learn about managing money

 

Campbellsville High School students recently received some expert advice on how to manage money.

 

Students in Deanna Campbell’s money skills class visited Citizens Bank and Trust Co. to learn about bank accounts and the proper way to spend and save money.

 

Terri Cassell, vice president, talks to CHS students about the safety deposit boxes at Citizens Bank and Trust Co. From left are juniors Aleah Knifley, Tahler Franklin, Braydon Phillips and Brennon Wheeler.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Karley Morris, sophomore Jasmine Mitchell, junior Tahler Franklin and senior Jessie Bennett.

 

From left are senior Jessie Bennett, sophomore Jasmine Mitchell, freshman Karley Morris and junior Tahler Franklin.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Grant Lawson, sophomore Alex Lofton, junior Malachi Corley and senior Travis Nash.

 

From left are freshman Grant Lawson, sophomore Alex Lofton, senior Travis Nash and junior Malachi Corley.

CHS seniors perform community service

 

Campbellsville High School students recently spent a day performing community service.

 

As a senior project, students divided into groups on Tuesday, May 14, to volunteer at several local organizations.

 

Students visited Green River Ministries, Campbellsville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Green River Marina, Campbellsville University, The REATH Center, Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire & Rescue, Clay Hill Memorial Forest, Taylor County Public Library and Campbellsville Elementary School.

 

From left, CHS seniors Jorden Perkins, Davon Cecil, Layton Hord, Treyce Mattingly, Jackson Hinton, Casey Hardin and Glenn Lamer volunteer at Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire & Rescue.

CIS hosts reception for first iEagle students

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools hosted a reception on Tuesday, May 14, for the first class of iEagle students.

 

At the reception, CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith said he wants to be the first to congratulate the students on creating history as the first iEagle students.

 

The first class of iEagle students includes soon-to-be seventh-graders, from left, front, Ellie Wise, Aidan Phillips, Jacob DeBrot, Rowan Petett, Zeke Harris, Vallie Houk and Jaclyn Jackson. Second row, Nichole Smith, Averi Perkins, Chloe Hoppes, Levi Young, Noah Leachman, Andrew Mardis and Gabriel Noyola. Back, iEagle teachers Tyler Hardy, Tracey Rinehart, Katie Campbell and Hannah Jones. Absent from the photo are Spencer Bates, Shukan Dave, Logan England, Joseph Gutierrez, Jonathan Hicks, Lilyan Murphy, Skylar Wilhoite and Shyanna Young.

CHS senior honored in Washington, D.C.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jay Tucker was recently honored in Washington, D.C., for winning the Congressional App Challenge.

 

Earlier this school year, Tucker was named the winner of the First District 2018 Congressional App Challenge.

 

Every spring, Congressional App Challenge winners are invited to Capitol Hill where they demo their apps to U.S. Representatives at a celebration called #HouseofCode.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jay Tucker was recently honored in Washington, D.C., for winning the First District Congressional App Challenge. She is pictured with U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., who sponsors the challenge, and CHS computer science teacher Sonya Kessler, at left.

CHS junior to attend Commonwealth Honors Academy

 

Campbellsville High School junior Lauryn Agathen has been chosen to attend the Commonwealth Honors Academy this summer.

 

The program is a challenging academic enrichment program at Murray State University from June 8-29.

 

Lauryn Agathen

CHS senior named Athlete of the Year

 

Campbellsville High School senior Ryan Kearney has been chosen by Fifth Region athletic directors as the spring male Athlete of the Year.

 

Kearney will be honored on Wednesday, May 15, at the monthly athletic directors meeting in Elizabethtown.

 

Campbellsville High School senior Ryan Kearney has been chosen by Fifth Region athletic directors as the spring male Athlete of the Year.

CMS students complete leadership program

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently completed Campbellsville University’s leadership program, and were honored at a banquet.

 

The leadership group – called LOCK, which stands for Leaders of Central Kentucky – met several times during the year for trips and other activities to help students learn leadership skills.

 

CMS eighth-graders attending this year’s Campbellsville University leadership program banquet are, from left, Chase Hord, Levi Dicken, Seth Hash and Mikaela Scharbrough. They are pictured with sponsor Debbie Edwards.

CMS, CHS archery assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery assistant Cathy Falls received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 13.

 

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

 

Falls received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CMS and CHS archery assistant Cathy Falls with the certified Change Award.

CES assistant principal receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Assistant Principal Doretha Sanders received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 13.

 

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

 

Sanders received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CES Assistant Principal Doretha Sanders with the certified Change Award.

CES guidance assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School guidance assistant Pam Rash received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 13.

 

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

 

Rash received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CES guidance assistant Pam Rash with the classified Change Award.

Amazon receives Change Award

 

Community partner Amazon received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 13.

 

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

 

Amazon received the certified Change Award for April.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Amazon Operations Manager Chad Forsyth with the community Change Award.

CMS choir presents ‘Through the Decades’

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir students recently presented their spring show.

 

CMS choir performed “Through the Decades” on Sunday, April 28.

 

Music featured was from the 1960s to today’s hits.

 

CMS eighth-grader Alysa Howard sings.

CES students honored for high test scores

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s proficient and distinguished students were recently honored for leaving their legacy at their school.

 

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

 

CES fourth-grader Aidan Wilson leaves his handprint, with help from teacher Patty Haley.

CHS softball team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Marion County.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Hayes dives for the ball, as seventh-grader Gabby Bright runs to it.

CHS track teams compete at Lindsey Wilson College

 

Campbellsville High School track teams recently competed at Lindsey Wilson College.

 

Overall, the boys’ team finished in 11th place, and the girls’ team was 13th.

 

CHS senior Evan McAninch competes in the long jump.

CHS hosts blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members are helping save lives.

 

The school’s National Honor Society chapter hosted a blood drive on Friday, May 10.

 

Twenty one people donated.

 

CHS senior Myles Murrell holds classmate Samantha Mason’s hand as she prepares to give blood.

CHS student completes SRNA certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Haleigh Murphy is now a certified state registered nurse assistant.

 

Murphy recently completed the state exam to receive the certification.

 

Haleigh Murphy

CHS students receive marching band scholarships

 

Campbellsville High School marching band students have received scholarships to continue their music careers at Campbellsville University.

 

CHS seniors Josh Dooley, Leslie McKenzie and Christina Phipps were honored in a special ceremony on Thursday, May 9.

 

Campbellsville High School marching band senior students have received scholarships to continue their music careers at Campbellsville University. The students were honored in a special ceremony on Thursday, May 9. They are, from left, Josh Dooley, Leslie McKenzie and Christina Phipps.

CHS students learn about local government

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about government from a local elected official.

 

Campbellsville City Council member Diane Ford-Benningfield spoke to AP U.S. government students in Susan Dabney’s class on Thursday, May 9.

 

Students learned about how city government operates and discussed ideas they have to see the community move forward.

 

Campbellsville City Council member Diane Ford-Benningfield speaks to AP U.S. government students in Susan Dabney’s class about city government.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Jaylin Napier, sophomore MaKala Hammett, junior Bailey Thompson and senior Jeremiah Jackson.

 

From left are freshman Jaylin Napier, sophomore MaKala Hammett, junior Bailey Thompson and senior Jeremiah Jackson.

CHS student completes SRNA certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Zaria Cowan is now a certified state registered nurse assistant.

 

Cowan recently completed the state exam to receive the certification.

 

Zaria Cowan

CMS students get pied in the face

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders were recently pied in the face as they review for upcoming state testing.

 

In Robbilyn Speer’s class, students are preparing to take the social studies portion of the K-PREP exam.

 

Students played a review game as an exercise and a way to earn some bonus points on upcoming final exams.

 

CMS eighth-grader Zeke Bell winces as he anticipates a pie in the face.

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.

 

CHS exceptional education students in Juanita Young’s class recently enjoyed a day of bowling together. From left are seniors Travis Nash and Brooke Tucker, Young, seniors Robert Tungate and Chris Moran and instructional assistant Joseph Taylor. Absent from the photo is sophomore Jordan Wilson.

CES preschool students paint spring trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently painted spring trees.

 

Students in Julie Shelton’s class are learning about the spring season.

 

They discussed how trees and flowers begin to bloom in spring.

 

CES preschool students Kyilee Cox, at left, and Kameron Montes paint their spring trees.

CHS student to attend Young Leaders Academy

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Peyton Dabney has been chosen to attend a young leaders academy this summer.

 

Dabney has been chosen to attend The McConnell Center’s Young Leaders Academy to hone his leadership skills and further his understanding of American history.

 

Peyton Dabney

CHS honors top students

 

Campbellsville High School recently honored its top students.

 

CHS hosted its annual Top 10 percent banquet on Sunday, May 5, 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.

 

CHS students honored at this year’s Top 10 percent banquet on Sunday, May 5, include, from left, front, sophomores Laci Hodgens, Taylor Knight and Abi Wiedewitsch. Second row, sophomores Clark Kidwell, John Orberson, Kameron Smith and Arren Hash. Third row, juniors Shelby Smith, Zoe McAninch and Aleah Knifley. Fourth row, junior Tristin Lopez, senior Davon Cecil and junior Emily Rodgers. Fifth row, seniors Reagan Knight, Myles Murrell, Ian McAninch, Ryan Kearney and Jeremiah Jackson. Back, seniors Brandon Greer and Elizabeth Sullivan. Absent from the photo include juniors Blake Allen and Katelyn Miller.

AP students complete art portfolios

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently completed their portfolios for their Advanced Placement class.

 

At the end of their course, AP Studio Art students must submit 24 pieces of digital work, along with five quality pieces to represent their best work.

 

Students recently matted and mounted their pieces in preparation of completing their projects.

 

CHS seniors Jaylah Tucker, at left, and Hayley Stapleton mount their pieces.

Youth Services Center releases wish list for next school year

 

Campbellsville middle and high school Youth Services Center has released its wish list for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

The center serves all CMS and CHS students, providing school supplies, clothing and more.

 

Items needed for the 2019-2020 school year include new or gently used hooded sweatshirts, gym shorts, t-shirts, leggings, jeans, tennis shoes and belts.

 

CIS

CES fifth-graders learn about middle school

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders recently learned all about middle school.

 

Students came to Campbellsville Middle School on Friday, May 3, and took a tour of what will become their school next year.

 

Current sixth-grade students took the younger students on a tour of the building and to meet their future teachers.

 

From left, CMS eighth-graders Bri Davis, Bri Hayes, Weston Mattingly and Chase Hord talk to CES fifth-graders about what they can expect in middle school.

CHS students prepare for AP tests

 

Campbellsville High School students are taking Advanced Placement tests this week and next, and have spent many weeks preparing.

 

Students have attended study sessions on the weekends to be sure they are prepared for the exams.

 

CHS freshman Isabella Vannice sorts her M&M’s candies by color.

CES kindergarteners practice counting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing counting to prepare for their first-grade classes.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s class, students recently got some practice counting to 10.

 

CES kindergartener Xavien Smith practices counting 10 objects and then how many remain.

CMS art students learn about mixed media

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning about mixed media, and recently made their own collages.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s class recently learned how they can use different types of media together to create an interesting project.

 

CMS sixth-grader Skylar Wilhoite, at left, and Jaxon Garrett tear their paintings to make their collages.

CHS baseball team battles Lyon County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently battled Lyon County in the first round of the All “A” state tournament.

 

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

 

Final score was 2-5.

 

CHS sophomore Arren Hash pitches.

CHS students participate in Ghost Out activities

 

Campbellsville High School students recently participated in Ghost Out activities, with help from Taylor Regional Hospital and Campbellsville Fire and Rescue.

 

The purpose of the event was to discuss the importance of making good decisions and to understand poor choices sometimes come with lasting consequences.

 

CHS junior Tristin Lopez’s obituary is read as the Grim Reaper extinguishes his candle.

CHS baseball team defeats Holy Cross

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Holy Cross to advance to the All “A” state tournament.

 

The CHS team repeated as this year’s fifth region All “A” champions.

 

To advance to the All “A” state tournament, the team defeated Holy Cross by a score of 1-0.

 

CHS baseball players celebrate the win.

CHS students learn at ‘Truth or Consequences’

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned the truth about destructive behavior, and the consequences, too.

 

CHS freshmen went to the Taylor County Judicial Center for the “Truth or Consequences” program to learn about the effects of alcohol and drug abuse and other crimes.

 

CHS freshman MacKenzie Wright and her “parent,” Campbellsville Youth Services Center Coordinator Theresa Young, at the school principal booth.

CES students raise money in math-a-thon for cancer research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently raised nearly $800 in a math-a-thon for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 

CES students raise money each year to benefit the cause.

 

Over the past nearly 15 years, CES students have donated about $35,000 to the cause.

 

This year’s math-a-thon raised $736.09.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently raised nearly $800 in a math-a-thon for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. From left are first-grader Landry Brown, third-grader Maleigha Travis, second-grader Vicky Li, third-grader Frehley Whitlow, second-grader Jewell Brewster, third-grader Logan Weddle and third-grade teacher Patty Haley, who organized the math-a-thon.

CMS students study chemical changes

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently studied chemical changes.

 

And, they had a special substitute for their lesson.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith was a seventh-grade science teacher for a day recently, as a substitute for Steven Gumm.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith helps seventh-grader Aryanna Britton with her lab exercise.

CMS students get a dose of reality

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS eighth-graders, from left, Weston Mattingly, Camren Vicari and Antaya Epps visit the taxes booth.

CMS art students study origami

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned about origami.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s class recently watched “Kubo and the Two Strings” about a Japanese boy who makes magical origami creations.

 

After being inspired by the story, students made origami cranes with wings that move.

 

CMS sixth-grader Kylee Sowders, at left, helps classmate Ethan Cox make his origami crane move.

CHS seniors declare their futures on Decision Day

 

Campbellsville High School seniors recently declared their future plans during the school’s first-ever Decision Day.

 

The event, entitled “My Future’s So Bright,” was a day to spotlight senior students who have decided what they will do after graduation.

 

Students who will attend college, join the military and work were invited to participate.

 

Campbellsville High School seniors recently declared their future plans during the school’s first-ever Decision Day. The event, entitled “My Future’s So Bright,” spotlighted students who have decided what they will do after graduation. Pictured are the students who will be the first in their family to attend college. From left, front, are Natalie Caldwell and Davon Cecil. Seated, Josh Dooley, Josh Mahan and Destiny Deason. Back, Samantha Mason, Dee Simpson, Keidlan Boils, Leslie McKenzie and Jaylah Tucker.

CHS hosts Adulting Day

 

Campbellsville High School is helping seniors prepare for the real world after graduation.

 

CHS hosted Adulting Day on Thursday, May 2, which was a day of events to help students learn skills they will need in their adult lives.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ bus driver and mechanic Stuart Hughes, at left, helps CHS senior Tristan Johnson and his classmates learn how to change a tire.

CES students learn about quilt making

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about making quilts.

 

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

 

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

 

Mary Street, at left, and Mary Jane Weddle from the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society speak to CES students about the art of quilt making.

CES, CMS and CHS students win conservation art, writing awards

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students have participated in the Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contests for many years.

 

CES winners in the Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contest are, from left, front, fifth-grader Sunny Zhao, fourth-grader Lanigan Price and fifth-grader Madison Philpott. Back, fifth-grade teacher Samantha Coomer, who received $50 for classroom supplies, fourth-grader Joseph Greer, third-grader Aliy Dunn, fifth-grader Aliyah Burton and art teacher Adrienne Hash. Back, fourth-graders Alex Wilson and Reece Swafford and third-grader Xadrian Fugate. Absent from the photo are third-grader Nadia Taylor and fifth-grader Narissa Barnett.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 29.

 

They are freshman Olivia Fields, sophomore Nathan Sowders, junior Braydon Phillips and senior Payton Reynolds.

 

From left are sophomore Nathan Sowders, freshman Olivia Fields and junior Braydon Phillips. Absent from the photo is senior Payton Reynolds.

CIS thanks community for help in burglary incident

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools officials want to thank community members for providing information after a recent burglary.

 

An individual committed a burglary at the Campbellsville middle and high school campus in the late evening hours on Sunday, April 28.

 

Since information about the incident was released to the public, many residents have reported information about the crime.

 

As a result, the person pictured in the security camera footage has been identified and charged.

 

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CES opens Blessing Box

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members are helping feed those in need.

 

The school has created a Blessing Box to provide free food for anyone in need.

 

Blessing Box is located near the CES cafeteria, and contains non-perishable food items.

 

CES students stock the school’s Blessing Box. From left are fifth-grader Amaya Anguiano, third-grader Brandan Martin, fifth-grader Raegan Hayes and fourth-grader Gavin Martin.

CES students practice multiplication

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are practicing multiplication.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s class, student teacher Katie Miller, an education student at Campbellsville University, recently helped students learn to make arrays.
 

CES second-grader Gracie Gebler uses buttons to make a 3x4 array.

CMS, CHS band members to perform

 

Campbellsville middle and high school band members are preparing for an upcoming performance.

 

The students will perform at Campbellsville Elementary School in coming weeks.

 

Band members will perform songs from popular movies, as well as pep band songs.

 

CMS sixth-graders Morgan Spears, at left, and Mackenzie Negron play bells.

CHS seniors are college ready

 

Campbellsville High School students are working hard to become ready for college and their careers after graduation.

 

Layton Hord     Salena Ritchie

CHS students complete industry certification

 

Campbellsville High School students are working hard to become ready for college and their careers after graduation.

 

Many students recently completed family and community services industry certification and are now career ready in family and consumer sciences.

 

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CHS teacher nominated for Educator of the Year

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Tyler Hardy is one of the top teachers in Taylor County.

 

Hardy, an English teacher at CHS, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award.

 

The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Tuesday, April 29.

 

Tyler Hardy, an English teacher at Campbellsville High School, is one of four teachers nominated for this year’s Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year award. The nominees were honored at the Chamber’s annual banquet on Tuesday, April 30. From left are Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, Hardy and CHS Principal Weston Jones.

CHS selects David Petett to lead girls’ basketball team

 

If it was up to him, the season would begin right now.

 

David Petett has been selected to lead the Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team.

 

And he says he can’t wait to get started.

 

David Petett, director of food service and federal programs, receives congratulations from new CHS boys’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps. Petett succeeds Epps as CHS girls’ basketball head coach.

CIS seeks community help in burglary

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is seeking the community’s help.

 

An individual committed a burglary at the Campbellsville middle and high school campus in the late evening hours on Sunday, April 28.

 

Security cameras captured the individual’s image, and CIS officials are asking anyone who knows his identity to report that information.

 

This individual burglarized the Campbellsville middle and high school campus in the late evening hours on Sunday, April 28. Anyone with information about his identity or the incident is asked to contact School Resource Officer Charlie Houk at (270) 465-5121 or (270) 465-8774. Information can also be reported to Campbellsville Police by calling (270) 465-4122.

CES fifth-graders to sing, act in ‘Madagascar Jr.’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders will soon become actors and singers as they present their own musical.

 

Students will present “Madagascar Jr.” on Friday, May 17, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 18, at 2:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

 

CES fifth-graders surround Jayden Harris as they prepare for a scene from “Madagascar.”

CES students play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are playing games to help with math skills.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s class, students visit several stations to practice math and reading skills.

 

CES kindergartener Jameson Stillwell makes a picture with geometric shapes.

CMS art students design horse statues

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently designed horse statues.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students were asked to design a horse for gallopalooza, an event in Louisville to showcase the many colorful painted horse sculptures found around town.

 

CMS sixth-grader Natasha Torres colors her horse.

CES hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted student-led conferences on Monday, April 29, with about 200 people attending.

 

The conferences were hosted for students to discuss their grades from the current grading period, along with their leadership skills and overall development this school year.

 

CES kindergartener DeVonte Noyola shares a laugh with his mother Victoria Jones during his student-led conference.

CIS students gear up for state testing

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will undergo state standardized testing in coming days.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-, fourth- and fifth-graders will test on May 7-13.

 

At Campbellsville Middle School, students will test May 13-17.

 

And at Campbellsville High School, students will undergo testing on May 6-10.

 

CES third-graders Brody Sidebottom, at left, and Nicholas Almeida take a practice test to prepare for upcoming state testing.

CHS softball team takes on Monroe County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Monroe County.

 

The Lady Eagles fought hard, but lost the very close game.

 

CHS sophomore Kenzi Forbis calls for the ball.

CMS track team competes in CKMSAC meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School track team competed recently in a Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference meet in Green County.

 

Overall, the teams each brought home third place.

 

CMS students and track team members who medaled at the CKMSAC meet on Tuesday, April 23, include, from left, front, seventh-grader Layla Steen and eighth-graders Antaya Epps, Alysa Howard and Amelia Christie. Back, eighth-grader Kanon Durham, seventh-grader Tashaun Hart, eighth-graders Camren Vicari, Levi Dicken and Whitney Frashure and seventh-grader Dalton Morris.     CES students and CMS track team members who medaled at the CKMSAC meet on Tuesday, April 23, include, from left, fourth-grader Aidan Wilson and fifth-graders Anthony Goins, Kennedy Griffiths, Breona Bridgewater, Nora Harris and De’Asia Fisher.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

CES Family Resource Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read some of their favorite books to students.

 

Rodney Booe reads to CES preschool students.

CES students celebrate Arts Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students celebrated Arts Week the week of April 22.

 

Students celebrated many different genres of music, with dress-up days and other activities.

 

CES students dress for Beach Day.

CHS boys’ basketball coach retires, names former player as successor

 

After nearly 25 years, Tim Davis is taking off his coaching hat.

 

And, Davis has named one of his former players – and someone he considers family – to take over as Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball head coach.

 

Davis, who completed his 24th season earlier this year, announced his retirement on Monday, April 22.

 

CHS boys’ basketball head coach Tim Davis, at right, has retired after 24 seasons. Anthony Epps, who played for Davis at Marion County High School and was the CHS girls’ basketball head coach, will take over the boys’ team.

CHS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

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

 

CHS junior Bailey Thompson cheers for her teammates.

CES names Leaders of the Month


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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, specifically the seventh habit, which is to Sharpen the Saw.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Bennie Matias, Connor Wise and Kendall Combs; first-grader Hayden Goff, second-grader Jason Eggers and kindergartener Kaden Burke. Second row, fourth-grader Baylee Pike, second-graders Kennon Davis and Kylei Thompson, third-grader Lillian Martin, second-grader Serenity Bell, first-grader Rylee Karr, kindergartener Eddie Parsley, first-grader Brayden Porter and kindergartener Katie Parrish. Back, fourth-grader Luke Adkins, fifth-grader Easton Williams, third-graders Fabrizio Segura and Rizzo McKenzie, fifth-graders Bradley Paris and Shaiden Calhoun, fourth-grader Braelyn Taylor, fifth-grader Kennedy Griffiths, fourth-grader Ryan Tungate and first-grader Jamerius Miller. Absent from the photo are third-grader Alex Mixtega and fourth-grader Coleton Lyon.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of April 22.

 

They are kindergartener Kendall Combs, first-grader Kaylee Franklin, second-grader Tristan Burton, third-grader Jackson Bates, fourth-grader Evan Lockridge and fifth-grader Elizabeth Smith.

 

From left are kindergartener Kendall Combs, third-grader Jackson Bates, second-grader Tristan Burton, first-grader Kaylee Franklin, fifth-grader Elizabeth Smith and fourth-grader Evan Lockridge.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 22.

 

They are kindergarteners Darcy Parker, Priyanka Flores, Skylar Osinger and Landon Mann; first-graders Joseph Agent, Noah Milburn and Coulter Brady; second-graders Delaney Staton, Leo Tao, Stella Newcomb and Kiari Brooking; third-graders Jaxson Hunt, Anna Keith, Makyian Bridgewater and Kevin Bradfield; fourth-graders Ehsan Stanley, Dalton Shively and Alijah Henderson; and fifth-graders Easton Williams, LaDainien Smith and Isaiah Jeffries.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Noah Milburn, kindergartener Priyanka Flores and first-grader Joseph Agent. Second row, second-graders Kiari Brooking and Delaney Staton, first-grader Coulter Brady, third-grader Anna Keith and kindergartener Darcy Parker. Back, third-grader Jaxson Hunt, fifth-graders Easton Williams and Isaiah Jeffries, fourth-grader Ehsan Stanley, third-grader Kevin Bradfield, fifth-grader LaDainien Smith and third-grader Makyian Bridgewater. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Landon Mann and Skylar Osinger, second-graders Leo Tao and Stella Newcomb and fourth-graders Dalton Shively and Alijah Henderson.

CES students celebrate Arts Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Arts Week.

 

Students will celebrate many different genres of music, with dress-up days and other activities.

 

Thursday, April 25, was 1980s Day.

 

CES students dress for 1980s Day.

CES students study the letter I

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently studied the letter I.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s class, students discussed words that begin with the letter.

 

CES kindergartener Jameson Stillwell cuts out his pictures as he finds the objects that begin with I.

CHS students study World War II

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about the events of World War II.

 

Integrated social studies students In Blake Milby’s class learned all about the important events, battles and people pertaining to World War II.

 

CHS junior Michael Milburn presents his project for freshman Austin Jeffries.

CHS students practice cooking skills

 

Campbellsville High School students are practicing their cooking skills.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition class, students recently learned to make their own omelets.

 

Students discussed safe cooking techniques and how to be smart shoppers.

 

CHS senior Daesean Van Cleave helps sophomore Jastyn Shively prepare his omelet.

CES students learn about line plots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are learning about line plots to help prepare for upcoming testing.

 

In Maranda Wright’s class, students recently created their own line plot by using the number of letters in their last names.

 

CES fourth-grader Aidan Wilson adds his number to the class line plot.

CHS geometry students survive escape room

 

Campbellsville High School students recently survived an escape room full of math equations.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s honors geometry class, students are studying circles.

 

As an activity, students competed in an escape room challenge.

 

CHS junior Taliyah Hazelwood, at left, and sophomore Taylor Knight complete an escape room puzzle.

CES students celebrate Arts Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Arts Week.

 

Students will celebrate many different genres of music, with dress-up days and other activities.

 

Wednesday, April 24, was 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

CES students dress for 1960s and 1970s Day.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 22.

 

They are freshman Tezon Mitchell, sophomore Arren Hash, junior Taliyah Hazelwood and senior Reagan Knight.

 

From left are sophomore Arren Hash, senior Reagan Knight, junior Taliyah Hazelwood and freshman Tezon Mitchell.

CMS art students make Faberge eggs

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made their own Faberge eggs.

 

Faberge eggs are jeweled eggs with intricate designs. The most famous were made for Alexander III, commissioned for Easter and anniversary events.

 

To make their own eggs, students in Jo Ann Harris’s class first sketched their designs.

 

CMS eighth-grader Jade Wheeler adds decorations to her egg.

CES students celebrate Arts Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Arts Week.

 

Students will celebrate many different genres of music, with dress-up days and other activities.

 

Tuesday, April 23, was 1950s Day.

 

CES students dress for 1950s Day.

CES students celebrate Arts Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Arts Week.

 

Students will celebrate many different genres of music, with dress-up days and other activities.

 

CES students dress for Country/Western Day.

CHS freshman to attend leadership institute

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Peyton Dabney has been chosen to attend the Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute this summer.

 

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

 

Peyton Dabney

CHS hosts ‘Greatest Prom on Earth’

 

Campbellsville High School hosted “The Greatest Prom on Earth” on Saturday, April 13.

 

Activities began with prom walk at the CHS gym.

 

The prom followed at All Occasions.

 

CHS seniors Brooke Tucker and Travis Nash were named queen and king.

 

CHS seniors Destiny Deason and Keidlan Boils dance.

CHS baseball team wins three-game series with Marion County

 

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

 

CHS defeated Marion County twice, by scores of 12-2 and 12-9.

 

CHS senior Ryan Kearney cheers as he scores.

CHS fishing team competes

 

Campbellsville High School fishing team recently competed at Green River Lake.

 

This year’s team is the largest in program history, with 11 members.

 

The team competed with two boats on Saturday, March 30.

 

CHS fishing team members who recently competed at Green River Lake are, from left, boat captain and CMS teacher Steven Gumm, freshman Brandon Pittman, seventh-grader Ashton Davis, eighth-grader Levi Dicken, seventh-grader Chris Milby and boat captain and fishing coach Richard Dicken.

CHS student named state champion at STLP competition

 

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

 

The competition was Thursday, April 18, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

 

CHS senior Jay Tucker was named the state champion in the NKU mobile app challenge.

 

Blake Settle, a freshman, served on the state social media team.

 

Tucker and junior Emily Rodgers were honored at a Kentucky National Center for Women and Information Technology Aspirations in Computing Awards ceremony.

 

CHS senior Jay Tucker was named a state champion in the NKU mobile app challenge at the state STLP competition.

CES students perform ‘I Got This Feeling’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently played the drums and danced for their classmates.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, third-graders are learning to play the bucket drums.

 

Students learned to play “I Got This Feeling” by Justin Timberlake.

 

And, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes and a group of students learned a dance to the song.

 

CES third-graders play the bucket drums to “I Got This Feeling.” Clockwise from front are Kenady Hayes, Karson Burchett, Navon Copeland, Brandon Thompson and Hunter Bates.

CES students perform with recycled instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made their own musical instruments and played them at a school assembly.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, students made tambourines, maracas and drums out of paper plates, spoons and cans.

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick leads third-grade students as they play “Cheerleader” with musical instruments they made out of recycled materials.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 15.

 

They are kindergarteners Kaden Kessinger, Maci Boyd, Fabrizio Gardiner and Elijah Smith; first-graders Joshua Dickens and Carsen Montgomery; second-graders Miley Orberson, Parker Newton, Justin Walls and Ryne Gumm; third-graders Aliy Dunn, Brandon Thompson and Colton Maggard; fourth-graders Sophia Santos, Keylan Strong and Aaron Ritchie; and fifth-graders Brayden Judd, Jalen Embry and Kailei Hernandez.

 

In front are kindergartener Maci Boyd and first-grader Carsen Montgomery. Second row, third-grader Brandon Thompson, second-grader Ryne Gumm, kindergarteners Fabrizio Gardiner and Elijah Smith and second-grader Miley Orberson. Third row, fourth-grader Keylan Strong, fifth-grader Brayden Judd, fourth-grader Sophia Santos and fifth-grader Jalen Embry. Back, fifth-grader Kailei Hernandez, third-grader Colton Maggard, second-graders Justin Walls and Parker Newton, fourth-grader Aaron Ritchie and third-grader Aliy Dunn. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Kaden Kessinger and first-grader Joshua Dickens.

CHS student joins ACT Point Club

 

Campbellsville High School junior Patrick Walker was recently honored for improving his ACT score.

 

Walker took the exam last month, and, based on his score, now joins the school’s 25 Point Club.

 

Patrick Walker

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Sarah Adkins, juniors Jasmine Coro and Tristin Lopez and senior Elizabeth Sullivan.

 

From left are juniors Tristin Lopez and Jasmine Coro, freshman Sarah Adkins and senior Elizabeth Sullivan.

CES students search for Easter eggs

 

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

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s, Julie Shelton’s and Angie Newton’s classes searched for eggs on Thursday, April 18.\

 

CES preschool student Michael Bryant shows his Easter eggs.

CHS students showcase their work

 

Campbellsville High School students recently created projects based on what they learned from a novel they read in their English class.

 

In Ben Davis’s class, students recently read “Monster” by Walter Dean Myers.

 

CHS sophomore Ashwini Dave presents her project for teacher Tyler Hardy.

CMS, CHS students learn to play hockey

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are learning to play hockey.

 

In Dale Estes’s physical education class, students play games each day to learn new skills and to play as a team.

 

Recently, students began learning to play hockey.

 

From left, CMS eighth-graders Mary Russell, Antaya Epps and Jade Wheeler run for the ball.

CHS students study the nervous system

 

Campbellsville High School students recently performed an experiment to study the nervous system.

 

Students in In Lauren Bennett’s anatomy class studied the impact of the senses on taste.

 

From left, CHS seniors Treyce Mattingly and Tristan Johnson and freshman Peyton Dabney sample liquids on their taste buds to see where they can taste them the most.

CES Wings Express students enjoy reading, math time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Wings Express students recently enjoyed an afternoon of reading and math time.

 

Students worked with teachers to complete their homework and then took time to read with each other and play math games.

 

CES instructional assistant Brittany Johnson helps third-grader Briana Wooley with her math homework.

CES art students make clay cupcakes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make objects out of clay.

 

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

 

CES fifth-grader Jayden Harris makes the icing for his cupcake.

CHS students prepare for state testing

 

Campbellsville High School students are preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

Students recently practiced identifying parts of speech for reading exams.

 

In Ben Davis’s classes, students were given flashcards stating a part of speech and others with a reading passage.

 

CHS students work together to practice identifying the parts of speech in a reading passage. Pictured are sophomores Taylor Knight, at left, and Reggie Thomas.

CHS baseball team wins fifth region All ‘A’ championship

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team has repeated as fifth region All “A” champs.

 

CHS defeated Green County on Friday, April 12, to advance to the championship on Saturday, April 13, against Bethlehem.

 

Final score of the championship game was 6-2.

 

CHS baseball players celebrate their fifth region All “A” championship win.

CIS bus driver receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools bus driver Paul Nuckols received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 15.

 

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

 

Nuckols received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CIS bus driver Paul Nuckols with the classified Change Award.

CHS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Tammy Wilson received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 15.

 

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

 

Wilson received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CHS teacher Tammy Wilson with the certified Change Award.

CMS students to attend Rogers Explorers program

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Leigh Hicks and Mikaela Scharbrough have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

 

The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science and community service.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Mikaela Scharbrough, bottom, and Leigh Hicks have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

CMS art students learn about watercolors

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned how to use watercolor paints.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s classes talked about how artists use different types of brushes and paints.

 

CMS sixth-grader Kaleb Miller paints.

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

Several students improved their ACT scores when taking the exam last month, and, as a result, are now college ready.

 

Based on their scores, several students have joined the school’s ACT Point Club.

 

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CHS baseball team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Green County.

 

CHS traveled to Green County on Friday, April 12, for the semifinal round of the fifth region All “A” tournament.

 

Final score was 4-2.

 

The Eagles scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to get the win.

 

CHS senior Ryan Kearney celebrates the win.

CES receives new American flag

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received a new American flag for their campus.

 

Bridget Whitaker, a sales representative from WoodmenLife insurance company, donated the flag on her company’s behalf.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received a new American flag from WoodmenLife insurance company. Making the donation was Bridget Whitaker, sales representative. Pictured are, from left, fifth-graders Easton Williams, Carson Mills and Zarek Stone, CES Wings Express Director Doug Holmes, Whitaker and fifth-graders Chloe Bates, Eva Bledsoe and Emilee Derringer.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 8.

 

They are kindergarteners Jaden Brewster, Jameson Stillwell, Silas Bascus and Lylah Davis; first-graders Kingston Cowherd, Joshua Dickens and Amiiyah Nunez; second-graders Briley Sapp, DreAgon Ramsey and Grif Thomas; third-graders Logan Weddle, Maddie Brunelle, Mylee Bell and Ava Roy; fourth-graders Kairi Tucker, Emerson Gowin, Ariana Dodson, Cadence Burton and Dre’mareon Gurley; and fifth-graders Kiera Bailey, Adrianna Garvin, Chris Brown and Brayson Cox.

 

From left, front, are CES kindergarteners Lylah Davis and Jameson Stillwell, second-grader Briley Sapp, first-grader Kingstown Cowherd, kindergarteners Silas Bascus and Jaden Brewster and first-grader Amiiyah Nunez. Second row, third-grader Maddie Brunelle, second-graders DreAgon Ramsey and Grif Thomas, fifth-grader Brayson Cox, third-grader Mylee Bell, fourth-graders Dre’mareon Gurley and Kairi Tucker and fifth-grader Kiera Bailey. Back, third-grader Ava Roy, fourth-grader Cadence Burton, third-grader Logan Weddle, fifth-grader Adrianna Garvin, fourth-grader Emerson Gowin and fifth-grader Chris Brown. Absent from the photo are first-grader Joshua Dickens and fourth-grader Ariana Dodson.

CHS students to attend GSP

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Cole Kidwell, Zoe McAninch, Katelyn Miller and Emily Rodgers have been chosen to attend the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

 

The students will attend the GSP program for five weeks.

 

Created in 1983, the goal of GSP is to provide academic and personal growth through a liberal arts program with a residential life experience.

 

From left, CHS juniors Emily Rodgers, Zoe McAninch, Katelyn Miller and Cole Kidwell have been chosen to attend the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of April 8.

 

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 April 8 are, from left, sixth-graders Dakota Broyles and Rowan Petett, seventh-grader Leo Lamer and eighth-graders Dakota Slone and Levi Dicken. Absent from the photo is seventh-grader Piper Ritchie.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Peyton Dabney, sophomores Ashwini Dave and Kyler Beard and senior Jackson Hinton.

 

From left are sophomores Kyler Beard and Aswini Dave and freshman Peyton Dabney. Absent from the photo is senior Jackson Hinton.

CHS students study food prices

 

Campbellsville High School students recently studied food prices.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s money skills class, students discussed the price of name brand vs. store brand foods.

 

As an activity, students were challenged to sample three brands of cereal to see if they could taste the difference.

 

From left, CHS senior John Netherland, junior Braydon Phillips and sophomore Zachary Shaw sample three brands of cereal.

CHS students study bacteria

 

Campbellsville High School students are studying how bacteria grows.

 

In Lauren Bennett’s biology classes, students are learning where bacteria can be found, its purpose and how it grows.

 

As a laboratory exercise, students recently collected some bacteria and watched it grow over several days.

 

CHS freshman Abby Brisko collects a bacteria sample from the gymnasium with her classmates.

CHS student receives technology award

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaylah Tucker has received an award honoring her work in computer technology.

 

Tucker has been named an honorable mention in the Kentucky National Center for Women and Information Technology’s Aspirations in Computing Awards.

 

The honor is given to celebrate and support the growth and interests of Kentucky’s young women in technology.

 

Jaylah Tucker

CHS receives female diversity award

 

Campbellsville High School has received an award honoring female diversity, and is one of 685 schools nationwide to receive the honor.

 

College Board’s AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award recognizes schools that are closing the gender gap and engaging more female students in computer science coursework in AP computer science principles and AP computer science A.

 

Campbellsville High School has received an award honoring female diversity, and is one of 685 schools nationwide to receive the honor. College Board’s AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award recognizes schools that are engaging more female students in computer science coursework. Students currently enrolled in the AP computer science principles class include, from left, front, juniors Emily Rodgers and Jan Douwes Dekker, teacher Sonya Kessler and seniors Jaylah Tucker and Ruby Hatfield. Back, sophomore Colin Harris, senior Bradley Osinger, sophomore Carsen Riley and junior Taekwon McCoy.

CIS students take trip to Hawaii

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools students recently took a spring break trip to Hawaii.

 

Campbellsville High School computer science teacher Sonya Kessler led the trip, which was a tour with Education First.

 

CIS students took the trip with Nelson County students.

 

CIS students took an Education First tour of Hawaii during spring break. From left are CHS computer science teacher Sonya Kessler, Kristen Wheatley, CES kindergartener Jameson Stillwell, CHS freshman Jayden Murphy, Jeremy Stillwell, Kathy Davis and CMS seventh-grader Ethan Murphy.

CHS students win awards at KUNA

 

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

 

CHS Y-Club members, accompanied by sponsor Susan Dabney, attended the Kentucky United Nations Assembly conference on March 24-26 at the Galt House in Louisville.

 

The CHS group represented the Netherlands.

 

CHS students attending this year’s KUNA conference are, from left, front, sophomore Colin Harris, junior Cole Kidwell, seniors Abbie Dicken, Layton Hord, Myles Murrell, Jackson Hinton and Glenn Lamer and junior Ben Arachi. Second row, sponsor Susan Dabney, freshman Abby Turner, juniors Alli Wilson and Lauryn Agathen, sophomore Zaquan Cowan, junior Zaria Cowan, seniors Jeremiah Jackson and Elizabeth Sullivan, juniors Savanna Brockman and Jan Douwes Dekker and senior Brandon Greer. Back, juniors Gavin Johnson and Bailey Thompson, freshman Brae Washington and juniors Ketayah Taylor and Siera Owens.

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.

CMS hosts after-school study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently hosted free after-school study sessions to help students with course work and upcoming K-PREP tests.

 

Students stayed after school to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects, use school computers, receive K-PREP testing help and more.

 

CMS seventh-graders Thomas Lucas, at left, and Nathan McFarland build a wind-powered car.

CES students enjoy library time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are enjoying time in their library.

 

Each week, kindergarten students visit the library to listen to stories and check out books.

 

Susie Crowder, media specialist, reads to students.

 

CES Media Specialist Susie Crowder reads to kindergarten students.

CES students enjoy library books

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are enjoying some free library books.

 

Students check out books at the library every day, in addition to using computers, playing games and more.

 

Recently, students were allowed to choose some free library books to take home for an upcoming school break.

 

From left, CES third-graders Chase Gabbert, Enoch Smith and Lazarick Miller search for some good books to take home.

CES students build together

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun building together.

 

In their music classes one afternoon, students had some fun working in teams.

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick asked students to work in groups and build using STEM blocks.

 

CES first-graders Hayden Goff, at left, and Cash Davis build with classmate LaTayvion Brown.

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

CES fourth-graders play vocabulary game

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are working to expand their vocabulary.

 

Each week, students are given a new set of words to study to prepare for upcoming K-PREP testing.

 

CES fourth-graders Brooklynn Heiman, at left, and Aidan Wilson play a vocabulary flashcard game.

CES students celebrate 100th day of school

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students had lots of fun celebrating the 100th day of school this year, with several special activities.

 

Students practiced counting to 100, made special hats, painted, enjoyed special snacks, performed 100 exercises and more.

 

CES second-grader Alex Eggers counts 100 pieces of cereal as he makes a necklace.

CES students make a house of cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently competed to see who could make the tallest house of cards.

 

As an activity to celebrate the 100th day of school, students in Marcia Sharp’s third-grade class were challenged to work together to build a house of cards.

 

CES third-graders Gracie Murphy, at left, and Aaron Floyd work together to build their house of cards.

CES students study government

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade students recently learned about the United States government system.

 

In Ann-Michael Tucker’s social studies class, students learned about how the government is organized and functions, and the symbols associated with government.

 

As an activity, students made government symbols using Play-Doh.

 

CES fifth-graders TiOnday Slaughter, at left, and Keaton Hord make governmental symbols together with Play-Doh.

CHS tennis teams take on Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Bardstown.

 

The teams battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

The teams will travel to LaRue County on Tuesday, April 9.

 

CHS senior Jackson Hinton hits the ball.

CHS tennis teams scrimmage Green County

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently scrimmaged Green County.

 

The scrimmage officially kicked off the teams’ seasons.

 

CHS will travel to LaRue County on Tuesday, April 9.

 

CHS sophomore Raj Patel hits the ball.

CHS tennis teams take on North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on North Hardin.

 

The teams battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CHS junior Cole Kidwell and sophomore Clark Kidwell won their doubles match.

 

CHS freshman Nate Arachi hits the ball.

CHS tennis teams take on LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on LaRue County.

 

The teams battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CHS will travel to LaRue County on Tuesday, April 9.

 

CHS junior Victoria Cox hits the ball.

CHS baseball team defeats Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Washington County.

 

The CHS teams picked up varsity and junior varsity wins.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS won by a score of 15-0.

 

In the junior varsity game, the CHS team won by a score of 10-0.

 

CHS senior Lane Bottoms bats.

CHS baseball team defeats Christian Educational Consortium

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Christian Educational Consortium.

 

The CHS team picked up varsity and junior varsity wins.

 

In the varsity match up, the CHS team won by a score of 5-0.

 

In the junior varsity game, the CHS team won by a score of 6-2.

 

CHS junior Blake Allen pitches.

CHS tennis teams take on Grayson County

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Grayson County.

 

The teams battled, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CHS freshmen Kaylyn Smith and Lainey Watson won their doubles match, as did freshmen Tayler Thompson and Sarah Adkins.

 

CHS junior Patrick Walker hits the ball.

CHS softball team crushes Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently crushed Caverna.

 

CHS took on Caverna in the play-in game for the fifth region All “A” tournament.

 

Final score was 14-4.

 

CHS softball players, from left, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Hayes, freshman Olivia Fields and junior Sydney Wilson celebrate a play.

CHS baseball team defeats North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated North Hardin.

 

Final score was 7-3.

 

CHS sophomore Arren Hash got the win on the mound. He pitched seven innings and struck out four batters.

 

CHS sophomore Arren Hash pitches.

CMS, CHS track teams compete

 

Campbellsville middle and high school track teams recently competed at LaRue and Taylor counties.

 

At the Taylor County meet on Thursday, March 21, the girls’ and boys’ teams each finished in fourth place.

 

The CMS track team competed in LaRue County on Tuesday, March 26.

 

Overall, the girls’ and boys’ teams each finished in fifth place.

 

CHS sophomore Jeffrey Sustaita takes off.

CHS baseball team defeats Casey County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently defeated Casey County.

 

CHS won the varsity and junior varsity match ups.

 

CHS sophomore Jastyn Shively pitches.

CHS baseball team crushes Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently crushed Caverna to advance in the fifth region All “A” tournament.

 

The CHS team won by a score of 21-0.

 

CHS junior Blake Allen runs home.

Tyler Hardy 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.

 

iEagle Tyler Hardy

CHS tennis teams take on Glasgow, Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Glasgow and Taylor County.

 

The teams will travel to LaRue County on Tuesday, April 9.

 

CHS junior Patrick Walker runs to the ball.

CHS baseball team scrimmages Glasgow

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently hosted Glasgow for a scrimmage to begin its season.

 

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

 

CHS senior Treyce Mattingly bats.

CES preschool students learn about hibernation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning about hibernation.

 

In Angie Newton’s class, students recently talked about animals that hibernate in the winter.

 

CES preschool teacher Angie Newton helps Ryder Terry add paper mache to the class’s hibernation cave.

CHS concert band students receive distinguished ratings

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students recently received distinguished ratings.

 

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

 

The band performed in Elizabethtown on Tuesday, March 26, at John Hardin High School.

 

CHS concert band members play for Kentucky Music Educators Association assessment.

CES kindergarten students learn about community helpers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about community helpers.

 

Lindsey Muncie’s students talked about several different types of jobs, and how those careers help a community.

 

CES kindergartener Chloe Calhoun colors her community helper book.

CMS students visit bookmobile

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently visited the Taylor County Public Library bookmobile and checked out some good books to read.

 

Sarah Hampton, outreach librarian, brought the bookmobile to the CMS campus recently to let students take a look around.

 

CMS seventh-graders Gregory Burton, at left, and Ethan Cox browse books on the bookmobile.

CMS students learn about warfare

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently learned about the American Revolution and different types of warfare.

 

Students in Robbilyn Speer’s classes discussed the revolution and the Declaration of Independence.

 

The students learned about gentlemen and guerilla warfare, and compared the two.

 

CMS eighth-graders take on their classmates in gentlemen warfare with paper wads. From left are Sean Mings, Brooklyn Davis, Kailey Lozano and J.T. Washington.

CES art students paint pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently painted their pinch pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students learned about how art can tell stories and help the viewer learn about other people. They also learned how art can be functional, such as a pot carrying water.

 

CES first-grader Joshua Dickens paints his pot.

CES students win ribbons at talk meet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students competed and won ribbons at the Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet on Tuesday, March 26.

 

Fourth-graders Lanigan Price, Tye Rhodes, Luke Adkins, Maddox Hawkins, Evan Lockridge and Annabelle Brockman participated.

 

From left, CES fourth-graders Annabelle Brockman, Evan Lockridge, Tye Rhodes, Lanigan Price, Luke Adkins and Maddox Hawkins participated in the Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet. Brockman received a red ribbon, and the other students received blue ribbons. Price and Rhodes advanced to the second round of competition, where Price was named reserve champion and Rhodes was in the Top 4.

CHS junior completes industry certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Brennon Wheeler recently completed an industry certification to help him prepare for graduation.

 

Wheeler recently passed an exam to receive family and community services industry certification.

 

Brennon Wheeler

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 25.

 

They are freshman Tayler Thompson, sophomore Tristin Faulkner, junior Noah Hughes and senior Brody Weeks.

 

From left are junior Noah Hughes, sophomore Tristin Faulkner and freshman Tayler Thompson. Absent from the photo is senior Brody Weeks.

CES students take spring school photos

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently smiled for the camera.

 

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

 

Students and teachers posed for the photos to be used throughout the 2018-2019 school year.

 

CES preschool student Anderson Cox smiles.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

CES Family Resource Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read some of their favorite books to students.

 

Caleb Buddemeyer reads to CES second-grade students.

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

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

 

Eagle Academics

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently enjoyed some gym time.

 

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

 

Students play basketball, jump rope, run and much more.

 

CES preschool student Mariah Williams skips through hula hoops during gym time.

CES preschool students learn about hibernation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning about hibernation.

 

In Angie Newton’s class, students recently talked about animals that hibernate in the winter.

 

Students learned how some animals can stay outside when it’s cold.

 

CES instructional assistant Tasha Goff helps preschool students Mariah Williams, center, and Kelsey Clark make their hibernation habitats.

CES Wings Express students learn about the Chinese New Year

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about the Chinese New Year.

 

Kelsie Pepper, outreach librarian at the Taylor County Public Library, came to Wings Express to read to students and make a craft with them.

 

Pepper read a book about the Chinese New Year celebration, including the Lantern Festival.

 

From left, CES second-graders Vicky Li, Ava Caffee, Zoe Weddle, Destinee Henry-Turner and Jasymon Musselwhite hold their Chinese lanterns.

CES students learn about healthy foods

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about healthy foods.

 

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

 

Freeman read to students and taught them some easy exercises they can do at home.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, helps CES students, from left, third-grader Navon Copeland, first-graders Michael Priddy, Victrin Ramsey and William Li and third-grader Maleigha Travis make their own trail mix.

CMS, CHS archers compete at state NASP shoot

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery teams recently competed at the National Archery in the Schools Program state shoot in Louisville.

 

The three CMS archers competing placed in the Top 10 percent of competitors.

 

From left, CHS junior Aleah Knifley, freshman MaCayla Falls, CMS seventh-grader Braelyn Price, sophomore Colin Harris, junior Cole Kidwell, eighth-grader Seth Hash and seventh-grader Hunter Falls compete at the state NASP archery shoot.

CHS softball team takes on Green County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team took on Green County on Saturday, March 23, in the fifth region All “A” tournament.

 

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

 

Shallan Philpott, a junior, was named to the all-tournament team.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Bri Hayes catches the ball at second.

CHS baseball team defeats Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated Elizabethtown on Saturday, March 23.

 

Final score was 7-3.

 

Noah Hughes, a junior, got the pitching win.

 

CHS baseball head coach Blake Milby holds his son, Fletcher, in the dugout.

CHS baseball team hosts dinner and auction

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently hosted its annual dinner and auction to officially begin the 2019 season.

 

The team raised about $6,500 in ticket sales and auction purchases.

 

Many local businesses and individuals donated items for live and silent auctions.

 

CHS sophomore Arren Hash serves his mother, Tammy, her dinner.

CMS students learn about the American Revolution

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently learned about the American Revolution.

 

Students in Robbilyn Speer’s classes discussed the revolution and played tug of war to symbolize the battle between the British and the colonists.

 

CMS eighth-graders Kanon Durham, at left, and Cameron Mahan lead their team as they play tug of war.

CES students enjoy indoor recess

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently enjoyed some indoor recess time.

 

When they can’t go outside to the playground, students have fun with indoor recess activities.

 

CES teacher Lynne Horn works a puzzle with second-grader Mason Edwards.

Katie Campbell 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.

 

iEagle Katie Campbell

CES third-graders draw self-portraits

 

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

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students talked about how shapes can be used to make many types of drawings, including pictures of people.

 

CES third-graders Raleigh Spencer, at left, and Fabrizio Segura color their self-portraits.

CES students make Native American art

 

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

 

Students in Adrienne Hash’s art classes recently drew Native American shields on paper plates and then learned how to shade and tint using watercolors.

 

CES third-grader Enoch Smith paints his Native American shield.

CES students, staff members compete in karaoke contest

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members recently competed in a karaoke contest.

 

CES Assistant Principal Doretha Sanders and teachers Alison LaRue and Ann-Michael Tucker sang the song “9 to 5” by Dolly Parton.

 

From left, CES fifth-graders LaDainien Smith, Anthony Goins and Skylar Bohr sing “I Believe I Can Fly.”

CES students to compete in 4-H speech contest

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will compete in this year’s Taylor County 4-H speech contest.

 

The contest is set for Tuesday, March 26.

 

To get some practice, the students who will compete delivered their speeches at the CES assembly on Friday, March 22.

 

CES fourth-grader Annabelle Brockman delivers her speech about veterans.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 18.

 

They are kindergarteners Lucia Oliver, Chloe Calhoun, Gianni Gribbins, Ariana Lamer and Elliana Morton; first-graders Mariah Harris, Remi Petett and Dawson Morton; second-graders Caleb Goodson and Nicholas Brunner; third-graders Diego Aquino, Kadance Ford, Kevin Bradfield, Navon Copeland and Keiava Thompson; fourth-graders Rebecca Ray, Kyros Cao and Kairyn Johnson; and fifth-graders Alyssa Knezevic, Cody Tamez, Raegan Hayes and Connor Coots.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Elliana Morton, second-grader Nicholas Brunner and kindergarteners Chloe Calhoun, Lucia Oliver and Gianni Gribbins. Second row, first-grader Remi Petett, third-graders Diego Aquino and Keiava Thompson, second-grader Caleb Goodson, third-grader Kadance Ford and first-graders Mariah Harris and Dawson Morton. Back, fourth-grader Kyros Cao, third-graders Navon Copeland and Kevin Bradfield and fifth-graders Raegan Hayes, Cody Tamez and Alyssa Knezevic. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Ariana Lamer, fourth-graders Rebecca Ray and Kairyn Johnson and fifth-grader Connor Coots.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of March 18.

 

They are kindergartener Hadley Sluss, first-grader Carmela Hollowell, second-grader Delaney Staton, third-grader Navon Copeland, fourth-grader Joseph Greer and fifth-grader Bryson Groves.

 

From left are third-grader Navon Copeland, fourth-grader Joseph Greer, kindergartener Hadley Sluss and fifth-grader Bryson Groves. Absent from the photo are first-grader Carmela Hollowell and second-grader Delaney Staton.

CMS, CHS students exhibit artwork

 

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

 

In honor of March being recognized as Youth Art Month, the library is hosting an exhibit of artwork made by Campbellsville Middle School advanced art students and Campbellsville High School Advanced Placement art students.

 

The library hosted a reception for the students on Thursday, March 21.

 

CMS and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris discusses artwork with CHS teacher Cheryl Dicken.

CHS students practice graphing

 

Campbellsville High School math students are practicing their graphing skills.

 

In Cheryl Dicken’s honors algebra I class, students recently studied linear inequalities.

 

CHS freshman Sumara Berry practices graphing inequalities.

CES students honored at leadership luncheon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Leaders of the Month for the month of January were recently honored with a luncheon.

 

Teachers choose one student from their classrooms who exhibit leadership skills throughout the month to be named a Leader of the Month.

 

CES fourth-grader Joseph Greer serves second-grader Khyron Matney a dessert.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Nate Arachi, sophomore John Orberson, junior Sydney Wilkson and senior Brooke Tucker.

 

From left are sophomore John Orberson, senior Brooke Tucker, junior Sydney Wilson and freshman Nate Arachi.

CMS choir students prepare for spring concert

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir students are preparing for their spring show.

 

CMS choir will present “Through the Decades” on Sunday, April 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Campbellsville High School’s Hamilton Auditorium.

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

CMS choir director Jessica Floyd leads her students as they learn the lyrics to “Lean On Me.” From left are eighth-graders Zeke Bell, Konner Forbis and Bryce Newton.

CES students paint 100 dots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students had lots of fun celebrating the 100th day of school this year, with several special activities.

 

Students in Kimberly Clark’s kindergarten class made a gumball machine out of construction paper.

 

CES kindergartener Lucia Oliver paints 100 dots.

CES students learn how bills become law

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how bills become law.

 

Fifth-graders are studying the three branches of government.

 

As part of their unit, students studied how a bill is introduced and then is reviewed in several committees.

 

CES teacher Ann-Michael Tucker talks to students, from left, fifth-graders Jayden Harris, Madie Gebler and Grayson Dooley about how a bill becomes a law.

CES fourth-graders expand vocabulary

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are working to expand their vocabulary.

 

Each week, students are given a new set of words to study.

 

Students learn the definitions, spelling and how to use the words in a sentence.

 

CES teacher Kaye Agathen helps fourth-grader Evan Cundiff spell the word previous.

CES students expand their vocabulary

 

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

 

Debbie Edwards, who works as a guidance assistant at Campbellsville Middle School, works with several CES students each week to help them learn and pronounce new words.

 

CES second-graders Destinee Henry-Turner, at left, and ReAnna Jeffries play a vocabulary card game with Debbie Edwards, a guidance assistant at Campbellsville Middle School.

School Resource Officer speaks to CES preschool students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning about community helpers.

 

Students are discussing many different types of jobs, and how those who work in those jobs help people.

 

Charlie Houk, school resource officer at Campbellsville Independent Schools, spoke to students about how he and his fellow officers keep people safe.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Charlie Houk talks to Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students about his job and how he helps the community.

CHS welding students begin fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School welding students are making personalized nameplates to raise money.

 

CHS students attend welding classes at the Green County Area Technology Center.

 

As a fundraiser, the CHS and other welding students are making metal nameplates for $10.

 

Campbellsville High School welding students are making personalized nameplates to raise money.    CHS students attend welding classes at the Green County Area Technology Center.    As a fundraiser, the CHS and other welding students are making metal nameplates for $10.

CES supper feeding program grows

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s supper feeding program now feeds nearly 300 students each day.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools students are receiving a free breakfast, lunch and supper.

 

Board of Education members recently created a free supper feeding program at CES, to coincide with after-school enrichment programs.

 

The program began on Monday, March 4, and 158 meals were served.

 

CES food service worker Bobbi Faulkner serves kindergartener Avery Martin and her classmates during supper feeding.

CMS/CHS yearbook on sale now

 

Orders are now being taken for the Campbellsville middle and high school yearbook.

 

Yearbooks will be delivered in early August.

 

Cost is $40, if ordered before spring break.

 

Yearbooks

CES preschool students study the letter Q

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet in preparation for kindergarten.

 

Each week, students focus on learning a specific letter.

 

Recently, students in Denise Spencer’s class learned all about the letter Q.

 

CES preschool student Ganivea Gaddie decorates her queen’s crown.

CHS Y Club hosts canned food drive

 

Campbellsville High School Y Club recently sponsored a canned food drive at Campbellsville middle and high schools.

 

The drive was part of junior Zaria Cowan’s service project.

 

Cowan is running for the secretary general office at this year’s KUNA conference.

 

In all, 107 cans were collected and will be donated to the Taylor County Food Pantry.

 

CHS junior Zaria Cowan organized a canned food drive for the Campbellsville High School Y Club. In all, 107 cans were collected and will be donated to the Taylor County Food Pantry.

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

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 Tuesday, March 26, at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

CHS concert band members play.

CMS students become inventors

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently became inventors.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students recently created their own inventions using a fictional natural resource.

 

Students portrayed scientists living in Wakanda, where vibranium is the greatest natural resource.

 

CMS seventh-grader Hunter Falls, at left, and eighth-grader Adrianna Sluder use tinfoil and pipe cleaners to make their invention.

CES students celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

 

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

 

Students dressed the part on Friday, March 15, by wearing green shirts, hats, beads and more.

 

St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, March 17.

 

CES students dress in green for St. Patrick’s Day.

CES students learn about helping others

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about helping others feel good about themselves.

 

Molly Sullivan, reigning Miss Lexington, talked to CES students at their assembly on Friday, March 15, about agriculture and positivity.

 

Molly Sullivan, reigning Miss Lexington, talks to CES students at their assembly on Friday, March 15, about agriculture and positivity. At left is CES third-grader Lainey Price, who will participate in the Miss Kentucky program as a Bluegrass Princess for Sullivan.

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 2018-2019 school year.

 

Honor Roll

CES student wins essay contest

 

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

 

Gebler was recognized at the CES assembly on Friday, March 15.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Madie Gebler was named a winner in this year’s Grandparent of the Year essay contest. She is pictured with her grandfather, the Rev. Charles Taylor, and Mitzi Tedder, a Taylor County Retired Teachers Association member.

CES names Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Those chosen for the honor include kindergarteners K.J. Fields, Xavien Smith, Jasiahas Anderson, Riley Richardson and Justyce Tucker; first-graders Tabitha Leggett, Bentley Wilhoite, Victrin Ramsey, Piper Patterson and Levi Ritchie; second-graders Zoe Weddle, Jewell Brewster, Ava Caffee, Tristan Teel and Elyzabeth Fisher; third-graders Brody Sidebottom, Londyn Smith, V.V. Patel, London Whitlow and Addysen England; fourth-graders Annabelle Brockman, Emma Estes and Joseph Greer; and fifth-graders Braydn Spurling, LaDainien Smith, Elizabeth Smith and Madison Philpott.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Tabitha Leggett, second-grader Elyzabeth Fisher, kindergarteners Riley Richardson, Justyce Tucker, Jasiahas Anderson and Xavien Smith, second-grader Ava Caffee and first-graders Piper Patterson and Bentley Wilhoite. Second row, fifth-grader Braydn Spurling, fourth-grader Emma Estes, third-graders V.V. Patel and Brody Sidebottom, second-grader Zoe Weddle, first-grader Victrin Ramsey, kindergartener K.J. Fields and second-grader Tristan Teel. Back, fifth-grader Elizabeth Smith, third-graders Addysen England and Londyn Smith, fourth-grader Annabelle Brockman, third-grader London Whitlow, fourth-grader Joseph Greer and fifth-graders LaDainien Smith and Madison Philpott. Absent from the photo are first-grader Levi Ritchie and second-grader Jewell Brewster.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

They are kindergarteners Darius Hite, Peyton Mascarenas, Nevaeh Milburn and Zaylee Shietze; first-graders Nicole Reynolds, Dillion Wilson and Kyler Wilson; second-graders Aubreigh Knifley, Aleja Taylor and Laurna McKenzie; third-graders Kadance Ford, Lucian Abel, Gemma Bledsoe and Ben Lord; fourth-graders Dalton Shively and Baylee Pike; and fifth-graders Jayden Harris, Amaya Anguiano, Adrianna Garvin and Jonathan Releford.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Laurna McKenzie and kindergarteners Nevaeh Milburn and Peyton Mascarenas. Second row, third-grader Gemma Bledsoe, fourth-grader Baylee Pike, second-graders Aubreigh Knifley and Aleja Taylor, first-grader Kyler Wilson and third-grader Kadance Ford. Back, third-grader Ben Lord, fifth-grader Adrianna Garvin, fourth-grader Dalton Shively, kindergartener Darius Hite, third-grader Lucian Abel and fifth-grader Jayden Harris. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Zaylee Shietze, first-graders Nicole Reynolds and Dillion Wilson and fifth-graders Amaya Anguiano and Jonathan Releford.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are kindergartener Dane Gray, first-grader Fallyn Smith, second-grader Addison Perkins, third-grader Hunter Clark, fourth-grader Joseph VanWinkle and fifth-grader Demetrious Dickens.

 

From left are fifth-grader Demetrious Dickens, second-grader Addison Perkins, kindergartener Dane Gray and third-grader Hunter Clark. Absent from the photo are first-grader Fallyn Smith and fourth-grader Joseph VanWinkle.

CES students go grocery shopping

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently went grocery shopping to help them learn about counting money and spending on a budget.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are studying the value of money.

 

To learn, and have a bit of fun, students played a game in which they were given $10 in bills and coins to “buy” groceries.

 

CES third-graders Serenity Taylor, at left, and Asia Singleton buy items in the grocery shopping game.

CES students begin ‘Only One You’ rock garden project

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently began a project to celebrate their individuality and uniqueness.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Donna White is leading the project as a way to help students discover that they are all different, and differences should be celebrated.

 

CES fourth-grader Lily Coots paints her rock.

CES art students draw action

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently learned to draw action.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students are learning about drawing people in motion.

 

CES fourth-grader KayLee Lamer draws a person doing a flip.

CES preschool students learn while having fun

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun while learning.

 

In Julie Shelton’s classroom, students practice writing, counting, spelling and more every day.

 

After their work is done, her students spend some time having fun together.

 

CES preschool student Jaziah Turner has fun with magnifying glasses.

CHS track teams finish seventh

 

Campbellsville High School track teams finished in seventh place at the first meet of the season on Wednesday, March 13, in Green County.

 

Several track team members fared well in their individual events.

 

CHS senior track team members are, from left, Natalie Caldwell, Davon Cecil, Ian McAninch, Joe Pipes, Evan McAninch, Charlie Pettigrew, Daesean Vancleave and Christa Riggs. Absent from the photo is senior Tristan Johnson.

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Isabella Osborne recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Thursday, March 14, Osborne has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Isabella Osborne

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman MaCayla Falls, sophomore Colin Harris, junior Conner Riley and senior Abbie Dicken.

 

From left are sophomore Colin Harris, senior Abbie Dicken, junior Conner Riley and freshman MaCayla Falls.

CHS students study Cold War conflicts

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about Cold War conflicts.

 

AP human geography students In Blake Milby’s class learned about the Korean War, Space Race, Berlin Wall, U2 incident, Bay of Pigs invasion, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War and the Soviet-Afghan War.

 

CHS freshmen Bia Moura and Skyler Olinski, in foreground, deliver their Cold War conflict presentation for teacher Blake Milby, at left, and Campbellsville Middle School exceptional child educator Chop Bridgewater.

CHS students, staff members donate blood

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members are saving lives.

 

CHS National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Friday, March 8.

 

Kentucky Blood Center officials were on-hand to help students, faculty and community members donate.

 

Twenty-five people donated.

 

CHS junior Lauryn Agathen donates blood.

CHS FCCLA students attend spring regional meeting

 

Campbellsville High School Family and Consumer Sciences students attended the spring Region 14 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America meeting on Wednesday, March 13, in Columbia.

 

CHS senior Destiny Deason, who serves as Region 14 first vice president, helped conduct the meeting.

 

Members and guests participated in leadership development activities, including training and round table sessions.

 

CHS FCCLA members attended the spring Region 14 meeting on Wednesday, March 13. Those attending are, from left, advisor Deanna Campbell, freshman Abby Turner, junior Shelby Smith, sophomores Chloe Cox and Chloe Garrett, seniors Caleigh Bright and Destiny Deason and juniors Harlie Bishop, Tahler Franklin and Jewell Cox.

CMS hosts after-school study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School is hosting free after-school study sessions to help students with course work and upcoming K-PREP tests.

 

Students can stay after school to meet with teachers and get help with homework, complete exams and quizzes, work on upcoming class projects, use school computers, receive K-PREP testing help and more.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins laughs as she and her classmates pet a pig. The pig was brought to school after students studied a reading passage about pigs.

CES kindergarteners learn about teamwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently got some exercise in their physical education class, but also learned about teamwork.

 

In Zach Durham’s classes, students learned how to work together to hold a large parachute, and then how to make it float in the air.

 

CES physical education teacher Zach Durham walks under the parachute with his kindergarten students.

CES kindergarteners make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are making pinch pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students are learning that art can tell stories and help the viewer learn about other people. They are also learning how art can be functional, such as a pot carrying water.

 

CES kindergartener James DeBrot adds designs to her pot.

CES students participate in coloring contest

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently participated in a coloring contest.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students were given a picture of paintbrushes and a color palate.

 

Each student colored a picture and Hash chose the best from each class.

 

CES second-grader Tristan Teel colors.

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Reggie Thomas recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Tuesday, March 12, Thomas has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Reggie Thomas

CES preschool students study hibernation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied hibernation.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students learned about animals that hibernate each winter and then come out again in the spring.

 

CES instructional assistant Tesa Novak helps preschool student Caleb Tucker make his hibernation caves.

Car dealership receives Change Award

 

Don Franklin car dealership received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 11.

 

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

 

Don Franklin Family of Dealerships received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Don Franklin, represented by employee Joe Lee, with the classified Change Award.

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Paige Cook received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 11.

 

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

 

Cook received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CMS teacher Paige Cook with the certified Change Award.

CES cafeteria manager receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Cafeteria Manager Shelly Wilson received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 11.

 

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

 

Wilson received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors CES Cafeteria Manager Shelly Wilson with the classified Change Award.

CES students begin ‘Only One You’ rock garden project

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently began a project to celebrate their individuality and uniqueness.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Donna White is leading the project as a way to help students discover that they are all different, and differences should be celebrated.

 

CES fourth-grader Jayden Moore paints his rock.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of March 4.

 

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 March 4 are, from left, sixth-graders Chase Gabehart and Averi Perkins, seventh-graders Luke McDonald and Jasper Wright and eighth-grader Aden Young. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Bre Humphress.

CHS student completes certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Nate Arachi recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Monday, March 11, Arachi has passed Certiport exams in Word, PowerPoint and Excel to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

 

Nate Arachi

CHS students complete industry certification

 

Campbellsville High School students recently completed an industry certification to help them become college and career ready.

 

Several students recently passed exams to receive family and community services industry certification.

 

CHS

CES kindergarteners sharpen reading skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are working every day to improve their reading skills.

 

Students rotate in groups each day to work on writing, spelling and reading aloud.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff listens as Katniss Hudson reads.

CES students work in groups to sharpen reading skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working every day to improve their reading skills.

 

Students are routinely divided into groups based on reading level and ability.

 

CES second-grader Brea Miller rolls the dice to see which word she will write next.

CMS volleyball teams play in CKMSAC tournament

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently played in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament to end the season.

 

Sixth-graders defeated Russell County in the first round, by a score of 2-1, to advance to semifinals.

 

CMS took on Green County in the semifinals, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS sixth-graders Anna Floyd, at left, and Keeley Dicken dive for the ball.

CMS volleyball team defeats Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Casey County.

 

Seventh- and eighth-grade squads won their matches.

 

The sixth-grade players battled, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CMS eighth-grader Antaya Epps and seventh-grader Chloe Thompson hug after their win.

CHS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball team recently took on Taylor County in the 20th District tournament.

 

The CHS team battled hard, but ultimately lost the close game.

 

CHS junior Mikael Vaught protects the ball.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team recently took on Marion County in the 20th District tournament.

 

The Lady Eagles fought hard, but weren’t able to get the win.

 

CHS freshman Bre Gowdy drives the ball.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School celebrated National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Events began Monday, March 4, and concluded Friday, March 8.

 

Students dressed up each day, and the club hosted a service project.

 

CMS students dress for their future careers on Career Day.

CES students enjoy reading time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are enjoying reading time in their classrooms.

 

During a recent morning in Nikki Price’s kindergarten class, students took some time to sit together and enjoy their new library books.

 

Clockwise, from left, kindergarteners Madilyn Caswell, Anthony McClure, Brian Daniels and Kendall Combs read together.

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

Campbellsville High School students are hosting shows on three local radio stations to spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

News Team members are working with local radio stations Q-104, K-Country and WLCU to deliver news about CIS to the Taylor County community.

 

CHS junior Zoe McAninch talks on Q-104 radio station about what’s happening at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

CES students learn with puzzles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning math skills while putting together puzzles.

 

In Amanda Greer’s second-grade class, students are practicing counting by tens, twenties, forties, hundreds and more.

 

As an activity, students put together puzzles that contained a picture, but also numbers to count.

 

CES second-grader Jasymon Musselwhite puts together a math puzzle.

CES contest winners announced

 

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

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and ended Friday, March 8.

 

On Friday, winners of the student hat decorating contest and teacher door decorating contest were announced.

 

In the Dr. Seuss hat decorating competition, from left, kindergartener Lainey Cook won first place, kindergartener Tate Jones won second place and third-grader Owen Skaggs received third place.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

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

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and ended Friday, March 8.

 

On Friday, students dressed for Favorite Dr. Seuss Day. Students dressed as their favorite Dr. Seuss characters.

 

CES students dress as their favorite Dr. Seuss characters for Favorite Dr. Seuss Day.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

They are kindergarteners Easton Crum, Robert White and Connor Wise; first-graders Lasca Martin, Linnly Adams and Carter Short; second-graders Keagan Shearer, Alex Eggers and Serenity Bell; third-graders Lacey Neal, Karson Burchett, Carter Bell and V.V. Patel; fourth-graders Gavin Martin, Damien Clark and Seamus Huber; and fifth-graders Grayson Dooley, Liz Smith, Toby Adams and Madie Gebler.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Robert White, first-graders Lasca Martin and Carter Short, kindergartner Connor Wise and second-grader Serenity Bell. Second row, kindergartener Easton Crum, third-graders Karson Burchett and Carter Bell, fourth-grader Gavin Martin and second-grader Alex Eggers. Back, fifth-grader Madie Gebler, third-grader Lacey Neal, fifth-graders Toby Adams and Liz Smith, second-grader Keagan Shearer, fourth-grader Damien Clark and fifth-grader Grayson Dooley. Absent from the photo are first-grader Linnly Adams, third-grader V.V. Patel and fourth-grader Seamus Huber.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are kindergartener Brian Daniels, first-grader Cameron Dean, second-grader Ryne Gumm, third-grader Alex Mixtega, fourth-grader Julian Smith and fifth-grader Savannah Wethington.

 

From left are kindergartener Brian Daniels, second-grader Ryne Gumm, fifth-grader Savannah Wethington, first-grader Cameron Dean, fourth-grader Julian Smith and third-grader Alex Mixtega.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and will end Friday, March 8.

 

Thursday was Oh, the Places You’ll Go Day. Students dressed for the college they will attend or their future career.

 

CES students dress for the college they will attend or their future career on Oh, the Places You’ll Go Day.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Thursday, March 7, was Team Thursday, with students dressing for Jersey Day.

 

CMS students dress in jerseys for Team Thursday.

CES students learn about MLK

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

In Amanda Barnett’s first-grade class, students recently discussed King’s legacy and how he changed the world.

 

CES first-grader Tabitha Leggett writes an essay about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CES students learn new words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are expanding their vocabularies and learning new letter sounds.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently learned words that end in “ap,” “at” and “et.”
 

CES kindergartener Mason Perkins practices writing words ending in “at.”

CHS students design experiments

 

Campbellsville High School biology students recently designed their own experiments.

 

In an experiment, AP students In Lauren Bennett’s class studied the effects of changes in temperature, pH and enzyme concentration on enzyme reaction rates.

 

As a follow-up exercise, Bennett asked her students to design their own experiments to study enzyme reaction rates.

 

From left, CHS sophomores Tristin Faulkner, Blase Wheatley and Jeffrey Sustaita work together to design their experiment.

CMS art students participate in Google competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently participated in a competition to design a logo for the Google company.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s art class competed in the Doodle for Google competition.

 

For their entries, students were asked to think about what they hope for when they get older.

 

CMS seventh-graders CheyAnn Edwards, at left, and Brooklyn Mays discuss their ideas for the Doodle for Google contest.

CMS, CHS archers qualify for state tournament

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery team members recently competed at National Archery in the Schools Program regional competition, and seven have advanced to the state level.

 

At the regional competition, the CHS team scored its highest overall score this season, at 3,127 points.

 

The CMS also team scored its personal best, at 2,892.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery team members recently competed at National Archery in the Schools Program regional competition, and seven have advanced to the state level. From left, front, are seventh-graders Hunter Falls and Braelyn Price and eighth-grader Seth Hash. Back, CHS freshman MaCayla Falls, junior Aleah Knifley, sophomore Colin Harris and junior Cole Kidwell.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Adin Hunt, sophomore Trinity Lobb, junior Kaleigh Hunt and senior Spencer Swafford.

 

From left are senior Spencer Swafford, junior Kaleigh Hunt, freshman Adin Hunt and sophomore Trinity Lobb.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and will end Friday, March 8.

 

On Wednesday, students dressed for Wacky Wednesday. Students wore their wackiest clothing.

 

CES students dress in their wackiest clothing for Wacky Wednesday.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Wednesday, March 6, was Watch Us Serve Wednesday, with students dressing for Inspiration Day. Students dressed as someone who inspires them.

 

CMS students dress as those who inspire them for Watch Us Serve Wednesday.

CES students study fractions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning about fractions.

 

In their math classes, students are learning what fractions represent, and when they are used in real life.

 

CES fifth-grader Kendall Bright practices adding and multiplying fractions.

CHS students conduct mock trial

 

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

 

Advanced Placement U.S. government students in Susan Dabney’s class recently learned all about the criminal and civil trial process.

 

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 Carly Adams testifies.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and will end Friday, March 8.

 

Tuesday was Fox in Socks Day. Students wore crazy socks.

 

CES students wear crazy socks for Fox in Socks Day.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Tuesday, March 5, was Take Pride Tuesday, with students dressing for Purple and Gold Day.

 

CMS students dress in purple and gold for Take Pride Tuesday.

CMS students make cell models

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students are studying plant and animal cells.

 

As an activity, students recently made their own cell models.

 

In Jan Speer’s class, sixth-graders are learning the different parts of plant and animal cells, and discussed their similarities and differences.

 

CMS sixth-graders, from left, Destiny Milby, Will Wooley and Chase Gabehart talk about their model with teacher Jan Speer.

CES students make owl sculptures

 

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

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, kindergarteners are learning about different art forms.

 

They learned that any art that has a form is called a sculpture.

 

CES kindergartener Paris Washington-Hall holds her owl.

CHS students study neurological disorders

 

Campbellsville High School anatomy students are studying neurological disorders.

 

Students in Lauren Bennett’s class are learning about disorders that impact the brain.

 

As a project, students chose a disorder, researched it and prepared a presentation for their classmates.

 

CHS senior Reagan Knight discusses Alzheimer’s disease.

CMS celebrates National Beta Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School is celebrating National Beta Week with several special events.

 

Students can dress up each day, and the club is hosting a service project.

 

Monday, March 4, was Multiply Your Reach Monday, with students dressing for Nerd Day.

 

CMS staff members dress as nerds for Multiply Your Reach Monday.

CES celebrates Dr. Seuss in Read Across America events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a week full of several special events.

 

Read Across America events began on Monday, March 4, and will end Friday, March 8.

 

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

 

Monday was No, I’m Not Getting Up Today. Students wore their pajamas.

 

CES students dress in their pajamas for No, I’m Not Getting Up Today.

CES serves nearly 160 students in free supper program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are receiving a free breakfast, lunch and supper.

 

Board of Education members recently created a free supper feeding program for the school, to coincide with after-school enrichment programs.

 

The program began on Monday, March 4, and 158 meals were served.

 

CES fifth-grader Ethan Irwin receives a free supper as part of the school’s new free supper feeding program.

CIS superintendent reads Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith is celebrating Dr. Seuss.

 

Smith recently visited Kentucky Christian Academy to read “Hop on Pop” by Dr. Seuss.

 

He read the book as part of Read Across America activities at KCA.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently visited Kentucky Christian Academy to read “Hop on Pop” by Dr. Seuss. He read the book as part of Read Across America activities.

CHS to offer Big Picture Learning program

 

Campbellsville High School will soon offer another program for students to prepare for life after graduation.

 

Students chosen to participate will be immersed in internship training for their future careers, while at the same time completing their classroom studies.

 

The program is part of a Big Picture Learning initiative, which will begin on a full scale at CHS in the 2019-2020 school year.

 

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CES preschool teachers attend Preschool Palooza

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool teachers attended a Preschool Palooza event to spread the word about their program.

 

Taylor County Public Library hosted the event on Saturday, March 2.

 

Several local agencies attended to meet with children who will soon attend preschool.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool teachers and other staff members attended a Preschool Palooza event on Saturday, March 2, to spread the word about their programs. From left are Campbellsville middle and elementary school AmeriCorps tutors Ashleigh Lewis and Jasmine Dowell, Campbellsville Family Resource Center Coordinator Courtney Sowell, preschool teachers Denise Spencer and Angie Newton and assistant Lisa Durham.

CES academic team wins at region competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team competed in Regional Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, March 2, and won several awards.

 

The team finished quick recall competition in fourth place.

 

The future problem solving team finished in third place.

 

And fifth-grader Connor Coots placed fourth in social studies.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School academic team competed in Regional Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, March 2, and won several awards. The team finished quick recall competition in fourth place. The future problem solving team finished in third place, and fifth-grader Connor Coots placed fourth in social studies. CES academic team members are, from left, front, fifth-graders Connor Coots, Nora Harris and Cameron Estes and fourth-grader Cayton Lawhorn. Back, fifth-grader Ethan Garrison, FPS coach Debbie Edwards, fourth-grader Marissa Sumners, fifth-graders Bradley Paris and Grayson Dooley and coach Samantha Coomer.

CES teachers compete in door decorating contest as part of Read Across America events

 

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

 

Read Across America events will begin on Monday, March 4, and end Friday, March 8.

 

As part of the week, teachers have decorated their classroom doors for a contest.

 

Photos of the doors have been posted on the Campbellsville Independent Schools Facebook Page.

 

The door with the most “likes” will win.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School teachers are competing in a Dr. Seuss door decorating contest. The door receiving the most “likes” via the Campbellsville Independent Schools Facebook Page will win.

CES to auction gift baskets as part of Read Across America events

 

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

 

Read Across America events will begin on Monday, March 4, and end Friday, March 8.

 

As part of the week, teachers have created gift baskets to auction.

 

The baskets will be auctioned via the Campbellsville Independent Schools Facebook Page.

 

This is one of several gift baskets up for auction as part of Read Across America Week at Campbellsville Elementary School. The minimum bid for each basket is $25. All proceeds will benefit CES.

CHS English class hosts Student Showcase

 

Campbellsville High School recently hosted a Student Showcase to feature projects based on naturalism and realism.

 

In Ben Davis’s class, students recently read stories written by Jack London and Bret Harte, and watched the film “Into the Wild.”

 

As a culminating activity, students created projects analyzing the literary elements in the books and movie.

 

CHS junior Lathan Cubit presents his project.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

CES Family Resource Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read some of their favorite books to students.

 

John Eastridge reads to CES second-grade students.

Business owner speaks to CES students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students were recently visited by a local business owner who was recently featured on national television.

 

Camille O’Banion, who owns local bakery Cakes by Camille, spoke to students during their assembly on Friday, March 1.

 

O’Banion recently competed on the Food Network show “Winner Cake All.”

 

Camille O’Banion, who owns Cakes by Camille, speaks to Campbellsville Elementary School students during their assembly on Friday, March 1.

CES names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 25.

 

They are kindergarteners Bradlee Carchio, Keegan Davis, Joseph Segura and Aubree Hall; first-graders Konnar Hicks, Emmaline Vespie and Dahlia Ward; second-graders Joey Bledsoe, Kairi Brooking, Ava Caffee and Madison Haywood; third-graders Addelyn Dooley, Tommy Caswell, Mataya Carchio and Drelynn Hollins; fourth-graders Maddox Hawkins, River McFarland and Yazlyn Sutton; and fifth-graders Malikiah Spurling, Carson Mills, Nora Harris and Izak Burress.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Dahlia Ward, second-grader Joey Bledsoe, kindergarteners Bradlee Carchio and Joseph Segura, second-graders Ava Caffee and Kairi Brooking and kindergarteners Aubree Hall and Keegan Davis. Second row, fifth-grader Izak Burress, third-grader Drelynn Hollins, first-graders Konnar Hicks and Emmaline Vespie, third-graders Mataya Carchio and Addelyn Dooley and fifth-grader Malikiah Spurling. Back, fourth-grader Yazlyn Sutton, third-grader Tommy Caswell, fourth-graders River McFarland and Maddox Hawkins and fifth-graders Nora Harris and Carson Mills. Absent from the photo is second-grader Madison Haywood.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Feb. 25.

 

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 Feb. 25 are sixth-grader Aidan Phillips, seventh-graders Nathan McFarland and Hennessy Smith and eighth-graders Asia Barbour and Chris Clark.

CMS students practice multiplication

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are sharpening their multiplication skills.

 

Exceptional education teacher Chop Bridgewater helps students each day learn math and reading skills.

 

CMS exceptional child educator Chop Bridgewater helps sixth-grader Tyler Haulk with a multiplication problem.

CHS students study chemical reactions

 

Campbellsville High School chemistry students recently performed an experiment to study heat created during chemical reactions.

 

In Mary Jo Hazel’s class, AP students worked together to determine the heat capacity of a calorimeter.

 

CHS juniors Gavin Johnson, at left, and Zoe McAninch check the temperature of their chemical reaction.

CES preschool students study the letter H

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied the letter H.

 

Students in Denise Spencer’s class learned how to write the letter in uppercase and lowercase, and talked about objects that begin with H.

 

CES preschool student Ayana Flores decorates her hat.

CHS basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball players were recently honored for their performance this season, in the classroom and on the court.

 

At the 20th District tournament championship games, this year’s all-season and all-tournament winners were announced.

 

This year’s CHS girls’ basketball all-district award winners are, from left, freshman Bre Gowdy, senior Malaya Hoskins and sophomore Abi Wiedewitsch. Wiedewitsch and Gowdy were named to the all-district all-season team. Gowdy was also named to the all-district tournament team. And Hoskins was named to the all-district academic team.     This year’s CHS boys’ basketball all-district winners are, from left, seniors Taj Sanders and Davon Cecil, junior Malachi Corley and sophomore Arren Hash. Sanders, Corley and Hash were named to the all-district all-season team. Sanders and Corley were also named to the all-district tournament team. And Cecil was named to the all-district academic team.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 25.

 

They are freshman Myricle Gholston, sophomore Jake Dicken, junior Grant Rinehart and senior Destiny Deason.

 

From left are senior Destiny Deason, freshman Myricle Gholston and sophomore Jake Dicken. Absent from the photo is junior Grant Rinehart.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

They are freshman Cailet Clark, sophomore Clark Kidwell, junior Blake Allen and senior Caleigh Bright.

 

From left are freshman Cailet Clark, senior Caleigh Bright, sophomore Clark Kidwell and junior Blake Allen.

CES preschool students practice counting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are practicing counting.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students are learning about money and how it is used to purchase items.

 

As an activity, Shelton “sold” food items to her students, and they counted pennies to “pay.”

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton collects “payment” from Caleb Tucker as he “buys” his food by counting pennies. Kameron Montes, at left, waits his turn.

CMS students take learning outside

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders recently took their learning outside.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s language arts class, students are reading “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton.

 

In the story, Ponyboy has a strong connection to sunsets.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins talks to sixth-grader Aidan Phillips about his sunset.

CMS eighth-grade volleyball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade volleyball players were recently recognized.

 

The players were honored before their last home game of the season, a match vs. Casey County on Tuesday, Feb. 26.c

 

CMS eighth-grade volleyball players were honored recently for their dedication to their team. From left are assistant coach Ashlyn Flock, Antaya Epps, BreAnna Humphress, head coach Shajuana Ditto, Dakota Slone, Amelia Christie and assistant coach Cody Jones.

CHS students to participate in DYW program

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about the Distinguished Young Women program, and have been invited to attend an upcoming orientation.

 

CHS seniors Elizabeth Sullivan, Reagan Knight, Hayley Stapleton and Abbie Dicken, who participated in the DYW program last year, spoke to their junior classmates about their DYW experience.

 

From left, CHS seniors Abbie Dicken, Hayley Stapleton and Elizabeth Sullivan, Taylor County DYW committee member Stephanie Johnson and senior Reagan Knight talk to CHS students about their DYW experiences.

CMS, CHS students host poetry café

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are writing poetry and recently presented their work to their classmates.

 

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

 

After their poems were finished, students presented them in a Poetry Café setting.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Weston Mattingly reads his poetry.

CMS volleyball team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Clinton County.

 

The sixth- and seventh-grade squads won their matches.

 

Sixth-graders won by a score of 2-1, and seventh-graders won by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS seventh-grader Braelyn Price hits the ball.

CMS students learn about career paths

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently talked about preparing for their future careers.

 

Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch recently talked to students about why it’s important to think about what they want to be when they become adults.

 

She discussed several career paths with students, and they took a quiz to see which one might fit them the best.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch talks to eighth-graders Mary Russell, at left, and Seth Hash about their career quizzes.

CES art students make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently made their own clay pots.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students learned about how art can tell stories and help the viewer learn about other people. They also learned how art can be functional, such as a pot carrying water.

 

CES first-grader Piper Patterson adds designs to her pot.

CES preschool students learn about hibernation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning about hibernation.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students recently talked about animals that hibernate in the winter.

 

As an activity, students made their very own snakes about of construction paper.

 

CES preschool student Skyler Bray glues together her snake made out of shapes.

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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