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CHS football team wins region championship

 

For the third time in program history, the Campbellsville High School football team has won a region championship.

 

CHS took on Crittenden County on Friday, Nov. 17, in the third round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association playoffs.

 

CHS won the match up a score of 44-8.

 

This is the first Class A Region 1 championship win for the Eagles since the 1998-1999 season.

 

CHS football players and coaches pose for a photo with their region championship trophy.

CHS art honor society to sell Christmas ornaments

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS FCA students encouraged to build their identities in God

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members recently heard a message from student teacher LeeAnn Grider.

 

Grider, an education student at Campbellsville University, spoke to CHS students about how important it is to build their identities in God.

 

Having played basketball most of her life, Grider said, she always introduced herself a player.

 

“I am who I am because of basketball,” she said.

 

CHS student teacher LeeAnn Grider talks to CHS FCA students about the importance of building their identity in God.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sophomore Gavin Johnson, junior Jackson Hinton, senior Carlee Sallee and freshman Jasmine Mitchell.

CHS FCA group receives Bibles

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes recently received a donation from a local church.

 

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church donated 12 copies of The Athlete’s Bible for the group to use during its meetings and events.

 

Bro. John Butler made the donation.

 

Bro. John Butler, on behalf of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, recently donated 12 copies of The Athlete’s Bible to the CHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes group. From left are Butler, CHS senior Austin Fitzgerald, juniors Ryan Kearney, Christa Riggs and Evan McAninch and sophomores Zoe McAninch and Sydney Wilson.

CHS students present ‘Genius Hour’ projects

 

Campbellsville High School students have been working on “Genius Hour” projects and recently presented them to their classmates.

 

Students in Ben Davis’s language composition and English classes spent several days completing their “Genius Hour” projects.

 

The “Genius Hour” initiative allows students to spend a portion of class time working on projects that they are passionate about.

 

CHS junior Payton Reynolds presents his “Genius Hour” project.

CHS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville High School recently announced its academic achievers for November.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s meeting on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

Campbellsville High School academic achievers for November were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. Pictured with CHS Principal David Petett they are, from left, freshman Abi Wiedewitsch, junior Ryan Kearney, freshman Kameron Smith, Petett and seniors Sydney Jeong and Wyatt Houk. Absent from the photo are sophomores Blake Allen and Sydney Wilson and junior Elizabeth Sullivan.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Rob Collins received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

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

 

Collins, who is a radio personality at Q-104, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent SchoolsSuperintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Rob Collins, a radio personality at Q-104, with the community Change Award.

CES/CMS guidance counselor receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov 13.

 

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

 

Wiedewitsch, who has been a guidance counselor at Campbellsville Independent Schools for nearly 17 years, received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES/CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch with the certified Change Award.

CES preschool assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Preschool Assistant Beth Sandidge received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

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

 

Sandidge, who will soon become the bookkeeper at CES, received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES Preschool Assistant Beth Sandidge with the certified Change Award.

CES to raise money for local family

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball team will host its second alumni game next month as a fundraiser.

 

Purple Reign alumni basketball game will be Sunday, Dec. 17, at 5 p.m. at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium. Doors will open at 4:15 p.m.

 

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

 

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

CHS football team defeats Russellville, advances in state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School football team has defeated Russellville for the first time in program history, and advances to the third round of state playoffs for the first time since the 2007-2008 season.

 

CHS hosted Russellville on Friday, Nov. 10.

 

Final score was 50-26.

 

CHS junior Charlie Pettigrew tackles.

CIS Marching Ensemble is third at mid-states championships

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home third place in this year’s Mid-States Band Association championships.

 

The band performed in Class A competition at Norwood High School in Norwood, Ohio on Saturday, Nov. 4.

 

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs performs in finals competition.

CHS cross country runner advances to state meet

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently completed its season, with a runner advancing to the state meet.

 

CHS junior Ian McAninch competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association boys’ cross country meet at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, Nov. 4.

 

He competed against 264 runners, made up of teams and individual runners from across the state.

 

McAninch finished the 3.1-mile race in 20 minutes and seven seconds, in 166th place.

 

CHS juniors Ian McAninch, at left, and Evan McAninch run.

CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

SBDM

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

 

Tickets are $30 each, and will include two Pick 3 numbers, so each ticket comes with two chances each day to win the day’s cash prize.

 

Raffle

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, Dec. 7, at noon.

 

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

 

Calendar

CHS students learn about parenting

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about parenting – with babies who need to be changed, fed and held.

 

Students in Deanna Campbell’s parenting classes are using RealCare baby simulators to learn what it’s like to be parents.

 

The babies – which come with birth certificates – simulate what it might actually be like to take care of a baby at all times.

 

CHS freshman Paula Hoskins, at left, and sophomore Anthony Shipione feed their Real Care babies.

CHS students perform community service

 

Campbellsville High School seniors recently performed community service while earning money for project graduation.

 

CHS seniors and their parents volunteered to clean about 10 miles of roadway.

 

The group cleaned portions of Bear Track Road and Palestine Road.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss picks up trash.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Colin Harris, sophomore Haley Morris, junior Christa Riggs and senior Adrian Cravens.

CHS yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville High School yearbooks are on sale now, at a discounted rate.

 

Yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year are on sale for $30 each, through Friday, Nov. 24.

 

Yearbooks

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Casey Hardin recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Thursday, Nov. 9, Hardin has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Casey Hardin

CMS girls’ basketball team selling championship t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS GB Team

CHS students create ‘Day of the Dead’ artwork

 

Campbellsville High School students recently created artwork in honor of the “Day of the Dead.”

 

“Day of the Dead” is a holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico on Nov. 1 and 2, to honor deceased loved ones.

 

One of the traditions of the day is to make sugar skulls with elaborate decorations.

 

CHS sophomores Jewell Cox, at left, and Shallan Philpott put finishing touches on their Day of the Dead skulls.

CHS students learn about graffiti art

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning how to draw graffiti-style art.

 

 In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are studying controversial subjects such as whether copying a person’s artwork is ethical and if they believe graffiti is art.

 

Students recently learned about graffiti-style art made popular by many artists, including England-based graffiti artist Banksy.

 

CHS junior Annie Lee creates her graffiti-style drawing.

CMS, CHS choirs selling candles

 

Campbellsville middle and high school choirs are selling candles to raise money.

 

The choirs are working with Peaceful Places, a local business that sells natural soy wax candles, tarts, lip balms and mists.

 

CMS/CHS Candles

CHS to take on Russellville in playoff game

 

Campbellsville High School football team is set to take on Russellville on Friday, Nov. 10, in the second round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association playoffs.

 

Kickoff is at 8 p.m. at Dave Fryrear Field on the CHS campus.

 

CHS defeated Fulton City High School on Friday, Nov. 3, to advance to the second round.

 

Campbellsville High School football team is set to take on Russellville on Friday, Nov. 10, in the second round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association playoffs.    Kickoff is at 8 p.m. at Dave Fryrear Field on the CHS campus.    CHS defeated Fulton City High School on Friday, Nov. 3, to advance to the second round.

‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 10

 

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

 

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

 

CMS and CHS concerts bands will also perform.

 

CIS Christmas Spectacular

CHS soccer team battles Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently battled Taylor County in the second round of the 18th District tournament.

 

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

 

CHS freshman Tristin Faulkner fights for the ball.

CHS soccer team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Hart County.

 

CHS won by a score of 3-2 to advance to the second round of the 18th District tournament.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay runs for the ball.

CHS baseball program selling pavers

 

Campbellsville High School baseball program is selling pavers as part of a renovation project at the team’s field.

 

A new entrance and landscaping project is currently underway at the CHS campus and will be completed by spring.

 

After the renovation is completed, head coach Blake Milby says the finished project will be one that all Eagle alumni and fans can be proud of for many years to come.

 

CHS Baseball Pavers

CHS senior class to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

Gatti's Pizza

CHS students to perform community service

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS football team takes on LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School football team recently took on LaRue County.

 

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

 

Final score was 14-43.

 

CHS junior Charlie Pettigrew runs the ball as classmate Dakota Reardon blocks.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sophomore Tyler Gribbins, junior Josh Dooley and freshman Tierra Bridgewater. Absent from the photo is senior Makala Antle.

CHS student begins service project

 

Campbellsville High School junior Myles Murrell has begun a service project to help those staying at the local homeless shelter.

 

Murrell is working with Green River Ministries staff members to collect new and gently used toys for children who stay at the shelter.

 

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CIS Marching Ensemble is 13th best band in Kentucky

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble is the 13th best Class A high school band in Kentucky.

 

On Saturday, Oct. 28, the CHS band performed in Kentucky Music Educators Association semi-final competition at Bullitt Central High School in Shepherdsville.

 

Sixteen bands competed.

 

CHS scored higher than Harlan, Nicholas and Crittenden counties.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson, at left, and CHS senior Tiffany Kane perform.

CHS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Nov. 3.    The session will be from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

CIS to host Veterans Day program

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a Veterans Day program for local veterans and community members.

 

The special ceremony will be on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students will present the program.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a Veterans Day program for local veterans and community members.    The special ceremony will be on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 9 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.    Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students will present the program.

CES, CMS and CHS choirs to present fall concert

 

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

 

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

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

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

CHS volleyball team takes on Marion County in district tournament

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team took on Marion County recently in the 20th district volleyball tournament.

 

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

 

CHS seniors Vonnea Smith and Kayla Young were named to the all-tournament team.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith talks to her teammates.

CHS volleyball team takes on Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Marion County.

 

The match was the last of the regular season.

 

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

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith checks out of the match.

CHS senior football players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior football players were honored before their game on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

The players were honored for their hard work and dedication this season.

 

This year’s seniors include Devonte Cubit, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Ryan Jeffries, Austin Carter, Tyrion Taylor, Bryce Richardson and Ethan Lay.

 

CHS football senior players are honored. From left are Ryan Jeffries, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Bryce Richardson, Ethan Lay, head coach Dale Estes, Tyrion Taylor, Austin Cater and Devonte Cubit.

CHS senior band members honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior band members were honored on Friday, Oct. 27.

 

This year’s seniors include Tiffany Kane, Austin Fitzgerald, Darius Wright and Chaz Babbs.

 

CHS Band Director Zach Shelton honors seniors, from left, Chaz Babbs, Austin Fitzgerald and Tiffany Kane. Darius Wright is absent from the photo.

CES students honor CHS cross country runners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School cross country runners.

 

At the CES assembly on Friday, Oct. 27, the CHS cross country runners were introduced and honored for a successful season.

 

CHS cross country runners high-five CES students.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sophomore Gracyne Hash, junior Christina Phipps and freshman Tristin Faulkner. Absent from the photo is senior Austin Cox.

CIS Marching Ensemble advances to state semi-finals competition

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble has advanced to state semi-finals competition.

 

The band participated in Class A regional competition on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Madison Southern High School.

 

CHS finished in fifth place, with the Top 8 bands advancing to state semi-finals competition.

 

CHS sophomore Brandy Miller performs.

CIS superintendent speaks to Rotary Club

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently spoke to Campbellsville Rotary Club members about the great happenings at his school system.

 

Smith, who has worked at CIS since 2004, said he has been blessed to serve as a special education teacher, assistant principal, principal and now superintendent.

 

“Although I’m not home-grown, this is home,” he said.

 

Smith said he is excited to serve in his new role and is learning every day.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently spoke to Campbellsville Rotary Club members about the great happenings at his school system.

CHS volleyball team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team took on Russell County recently.

 

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

 

CHS senior Kiyah Barnett cheers after a point.

CHS soccer team defeats Monroe County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Monroe County.

 

CHS seniors Cody Davis, Jackson Hunt and Ethan Lay scored goals for the Eagles, as did sophomore David Silva.

 

Brennon Wheeler, a sophomore, got the shutout at the goal.

 

CHS senior Bryce Richardson kicks the ball.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School junior Sydney Jeong recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

As of Monday, Oct. 23, Jeong has passed Certiport exams in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist industry certification.

 

Sydney Jeong

CES students honor Eagle Band members

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored the members of the CIS Marching Ensemble.

 

The Eagle Band will compete in KMEA regional competition on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Madison Southern High School in Berea.

 

The band has won first place in its class at each competition this season.

 

CHS band members perform for CES students.

CIS employees learn about proposed retirement changes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees recently learned about the proposed changes in the state retirement system.

 

State Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, came to the Campbellsville Elementary School campus to talk to the employees.

 

Wise explained the proposal, released this week, and asked for feedback about it.

 

State Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, talks to CIS employees about the proposed changes in the state retirement system.

CHS hosts after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

CHS special education teacher Anthony Epps, helps, sophomores Ketayah Taylor, at left, and Siera Owens with their homework.

CHS hosts FAFSA Day

 

Campbellsville High School hosted a FAFSA signup day recently to help seniors and their parents complete the financial aid applications.

 

The FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is required for students who are applying to college and want to qualify for financial aid.

 

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority representative Audrey Price helps CHS senior Justin Humphress complete his FAFSA with his mother Deanna.

CHS students save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students and teachers recently saved lives.

 

CHS National Honor Society hosted its second blood drive of the school year on Friday, Oct. 20.

 

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

 

CHS junior Brody Weeks, at right, reacts as a needle goes into his arm as he gives blood for the first time. At left is junior Tristan Hovious.

CHS Beta members win awards

 

Campbellsville High School Beta Club members brought home several awards on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the annual Central Kentucky Beta Invitational.

 

Campbellsville University hosted the invitational, which features competitions in talent, service, math, English, social studies, science, agriculture, speech, poetry, Spanish, advertising design, art and more.

 

CHS students competing in the Central Kentucky Beta Invitational are, from left, front, sponsor Lauren Bennett, sophomores Sydney Wilson and Kaleigh Hunt, seniors Caitlin Bright, Kayla Young and Missy Vanorder, junior Jeremiah Jackson and sponsor Lindsay Williams. Second row, sponsor Ashley Penick, sophomores Haley Morris, Zoe McAninch and Gavin Johnson, junior Elizabeth Sullivan and seniors Sara Farmer, Madison Dial and Darius Wright. Third row, senior Christian Berry, juniors Jackson Hinton and Ryan Kearney and seniors Alex Doss and Ryan Wiedewitsch. Back, juniors Brandon Greer, Tristan Johnson, Myles Murrell and Davon Cecil, senior Connor Wilson, junior Treyce Mattingly and senior Chanson Atkinson.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CHS project graduation meeting set for Monday, Oct. 23

 

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

 

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

 

 

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CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Carly Adams, senior Shailyn Fields, junior Ian McAninch and sophomore Braydon Phillips.

CIS Marching Ensemble wins first place

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy on Saturday, Oct. 14.

 

The band competed at Tates Creek High School in Lexington.

 

In preliminary competition, the band defeated Nicholas County to take home first place in Class A and qualify to compete in the finals competition.

 

CHS freshman Nick Drew performs.

CHS students invited to participate in entrepreneurship challenge

 

Campbellsville High School students have been invited to participate in the Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge.

 

Last school year, three CHS students won the competition and advanced to the state level.

 

CHS sophomore Cole Kidwell, junior Myles Murrell and senior Cass Kidwell competed last year.

 

 

Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Mark Johnson received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

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

 

Johnson, who is president and CEO of Citizens Bank and Trust Co., received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Citizens Bank and Trust Co. President and CEO Mark Johnson with the community Change Award.

CIS facilities manager receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Facilities Manager Keith McMahan received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

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

 

McMahan, who will retire in June, received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CIS Facilities Manager Keith McMahan with the certified Change Award.

CES students honor CHS volleyball players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School volleyball players.

 

The CHS players were guests at the CES assembly on Friday, Oct. 13.

 

The team is competing in the 20th district tournament, taking on Marion County on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

CHS volleyball players high-five CES students at their assembly on Friday, Oct. 13.

CHS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study Session

CHS junior class to host fundraiser

 

 

Campbellsville High School junior class will host a fundraiser at Gatti’s Pizza on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

 

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

 

Gatti's

CHS art students make 3D letters

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently made 3D letters out of cardboard.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students recently studied differences between two- and three-dimensional objects.

 

Students learned that 2D objects have width and length, but 3D objects also have depth.

 

CHS sophomores Shallan Philpott, at left, and Jewell Cox work together on their letter.

CHS students submit FAFSAs

 

Campbellsville High School hosted a FAFSA signup day recently to help seniors and their parents complete the financial aid applications.

 

The FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is required for students who are applying to college and want to qualify for financial aid.

 

Admissions counselors from local colleges and universities, along with Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Audrey Price, visited CHS to help students submit their applications.

 

CHS senior Connor Wilson completes his FAFSA, with help from Charity Ferguson, director of admissions at Lindsey Wilson College.

CHS football team crushes Bethlehem

 

Campbellsville High School football team crushed Bethlehem on Friday, Oct. 13.

 

Final score was 50-14.

 

CHS junior Daesean Vancleave gets the ball from freshman quarterback Arren Hash.

CHS student to volunteer at fall festival

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are sophomore Shelby Hunt and freshman Jake Dicken. Absent from the photo are junior Tatem Wiseman and senior Ethan Lay.

CIS students wear pink to support cancer survivors

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ hallways were covered in pink on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

Students and teachers hosted a pink out to raise awareness and money for cancer research.

 

Those dressing in pink donated money to the cause. As a district, about $250 was raised.

 

CHS volleyball players honored cancer survivors at their game on Thursday, Oct. 12.

CHS senior volleyball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior volleyball players were honored recently for their hard work and dedication to their team.

 

The seniors were recognized in a special ceremony at their last regular season home game on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

This year’s seniors include Madison Dial, Caitlin Bright, Kayla Young, Nena Barnett, Kiyah Barnett, Amanda Miles and Vonnea Smith.

 

CHS senior volleyball players are honored. From left are Kiyah Barnett, head coach Elisha Rhodes, Caitlin Bright, Madison Dial, Vonnea Smith, assistant coach Shajuana Ditto, Amanda Miles, Kayla Young and Nena Barnett.

CHS cross country team competes in Heartland Conference meet

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team competed in the Heartland Conference meet on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

Several runners brought home medals and set new personal records.

 

Cross Country

CHS to host district volleyball tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

Board of Education to meet Oct. 16

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS SBDM to meet Oct. 16

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Basketball

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CHS senior soccer players honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior soccer players were recently honored for their dedication to their team.

 

This year’s team features seven senior players, including Jackson Hunt, Cody Davis, Cass Kidwell, Bryce Richardson, Christian Berry, Logan Cole and Ethan Lay.

 

CHS soccer players had a record-setting season this year.

 

This year’s CHS senior soccer players were recently honored. They are, from left, front, Jackson Hunt, Cody Davis and Cass Kidwell. Back, head coach Bradley Harris, Bryce Richardson, Christian Berry, Logan Cole, Ethan Lay and assistant coaches Malique Spaulding and Matt Schmuck.

CHS bowling tryouts are Friday, Oct. 13

 

Campbellsville High School bowling season will begin soon.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Eagle Bowling

CHS swim team to host organizational meeting

 

Campbellsville High School swim team will soon begin its season.

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Swimming.

CES students honor CHS golf players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored the Campbellsville High School golf teams.

 

At a recent assembly, CES students recognized and cheered for the golf players.

 

The boys’ team includes seniors Connor Wilson and Alex Doss, juniors Layton Hord, Myles Murrell and Casey Hardin, sophomore Patrick Walker and freshmen Kameron Smith and Colin Harris.

 

CHS girls’ golf player Abbie Dicken, a junior, was also recognized.

 

CHS golf players, from left, sophomore Patrick Walker, junior Casey Hardin and freshman Kameron Smith high-five CES students.

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students learn to make salsa

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make their own salsa.

 

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

 

Students in CHS teacher Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition classes learned about good food habits and how to make easy, but healthy, snacks at home.

 

CHS junior Payton Reynolds chops an onion.

CHS juniors learn about Native Americans

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about Native Americans.

 

English III students in Tyler Hardy’s class recently discussed Native American literature.

 

As a project for the unit, students chose tribes and researched them.

 

CHS juniors Keidlan Boils, at left, and John Netherland present their project on the Powhatan Indians to teacher Susan Dabney.

CHS students make ‘Frankenstein’ monsters

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made their own monsters.

 

Students in Lindsay Williams’s AP English literature and composition class are studying “Frankenstein” and making their own monsters.

 

As part of their studies, students are reading the book and creating their own monsters.

 

From left, CHS juniors Dakota Reardon, Glenn Lamer, Josh Dooley, Jackson Hinton and Tristan Johnson talk about their monster.

CHS juniors, seniors learn about college

 

Campbellsville High School juniors and seniors learned all about college on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

 

Students attended a college fair at Campbellsville University’s Powell Athletic Center.

 

Representatives from several colleges and universities in Kentucky came to talk to students.

 

CHS juniors, from left, Jeremiah Jackson, Salena Ritchie, Tatem Wiseman and Abbie Dicken learn about Western Kentucky University.

CHS boys’ golf team finishes ninth at state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the ninth best team in the state.

 

The team competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and Wednesday, Oct. 4.

 

After the first round on Tuesday, the CHS team finished in the Top 13 teams to advance to the second round. The CHS team scored a 319.

 

In the second round, the CHS team also scored a 319, to finish with 638 strokes.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss led his team, with a 148, which earned him 15th place.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the ninth best team in the state. The team competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and Wednesday, Oct. 4. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, junior Layton Hord, freshman Kameron Smith, junior Myles Murrell and seniors Connor Wilson and Alex Doss.

CIS Marching Ensemble wins first place

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy on Saturday, Sept. 30.

 

The band competed at Casey County High School in Liberty.

 

The CHS band won first place in Class A, defeating Paris by six points, and advanced to finals competition.

 

In the evening competition, CHS finished in fourth place, defeating Paris and Lincoln, Marion and Nelson counties.

 

CHS sophomore Conner Riley performs.

CES students honor CHS football players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently honored Campbellsville High School football players at an assembly.

 

CES students recognized all of the players and cheered for them to do well this season.

 

CHS junior Ceondre Barnett smiles for a photo with CES second-graders Aliy Dunn, at left, and Drelynn Hollins.

CHS cross country team wins

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently competed in the Taylor County All Comers meet and brought home several awards.

 

In the CHS boys’ varsity race, junior Ian McAninch finished in third place, in 21:39.

 

CHS freshman Jonathan Sparks finished in sixth place, at 23:17.

 

CHS junior Ian McAninch races.

CHS volleyball team takes on Thomas Nelson

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Thomas Nelson.

 

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

 

Final score was 0-2.

 

CHS senior Vonnea Smith hits the ball over the net.

CHS volleyball team defeats Adair, Barren, Hart and Cumberland counties

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently defeated Adair, Barren, Hart and Cumberland counties.

 

CHS freshman Zoie Sidebottom hits the ball.

CHS soccer team defeats Casey, Grayson and Clinton counties

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Casey, Grayson and Clinton counties.

 

CHS freshman Clark Kidwell battles for the ball.

CHS volleyball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Taylor County.

 

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

 

Final scores of the varsity games were 6-25, 12-25 and 8-25.

 

CHS freshman Laci Hodgens hits the ball.

CHS boys’ golf team defeats LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team recently defeated LaRue County.

 

This year’s regular golf season has ended, and the CHS team has one again advanced to the state tournament.

 

CHS finished as runner-up in region competition, to move forward to state.

 

This year’s Kentucky High School Athletic Association state competition will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Bowling Green Country Club.

 

CHS freshman Colin Harris hits the ball.

CHS volleyball team defeats Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently defeated Metcalfe County.

 

CHS won the varsity match in two games, by scores of 25-20 and 25-10.

 

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

 

CHS junior Salena Ritchie celebrates a point.

CHS football team drops close game to Russell County

 

Campbellsville High School football team dropped a close game to Russell County on Friday, Sept. 29.

 

At halftime, CHS led the match up by a score of 6-0.

 

CHS took the lead at 20-6 in the third quarter, but allowed two touchdowns near the end of the fourth frame.

 

CHS freshman Arren Hash fakes a pass to sophomore Braden Paige.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS students use gummy bears to study government

 

Campbellsville High School students are learning about different types of governments – with gummy bears.

 

In Susan Dabney’s AP U.S. government class, students are learning the many different types of government, including republic, fascism, oligarchy, direct democracy, indirect democracy, autocracy, theocracy and communism.

 

As a project, Dabney recently asked her students to define and demonstrate one of the types of government.

 

CHS sophomores Jakyia Mitchell, at left, and Kaleigh Hunt build their gummy bear government model.

CHS art students learn about color values

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about color values in their art class.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s class learned that color values are shades and tints of colors.

 

Color values can be created by adding other colors to a base color.

 

CHS freshman Anna Clara Moura mixes a shade of purple.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are senior Caitlin Bright, freshman Taylor Knight and sophomore Patrick Walker. Absent from the photo is junior Lane Bottoms.

CIS students see improvement in test scores, beat state averages

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are continuing to increase their state test scores, with many of those scores being the highest in the region.

 

In scores from standardized tests taken last school year, CIS students are seeing their hard work in the classroom come to fruition.

 

And, in many testing areas, CIS students are scoring well above state averages.

 

The largest jump in scores comes in math and reading scores at Campbellsville Elementary School, where last year’s third-grade students scored exponentially better than those around the state.

 

Out of the 13 surrounding school districts, which encompass 35 elementary schools, CES has the highest percentage of students scoring proficient or distinguished in math and reading.

 

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CHS seniors submit college applications

 

Campbellsville High School seniors are working hard to continue their education after high school.

 

CHS recently hosted College Application Day, with admissions counselors from local colleges and universities visiting to help students submit their applications.

 

During the event, many students received vouchers to waive the fees to submit their applications.

 

Heather Reynolds, admissions advisor at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, at left, and CHS College and Career Readiness Counselor Dee Doss help senior Justin Humphress with a question about applying to attend college.

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

Campbellsville High School students have joined the Eagle News Team, and are hosting shows on three local radio stations this school year.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch and senior Austin Fitzgerald are on the air each Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. with Rob Collins on Q-104.     CHS sophomore Zoe McAninch and senior Austin Fitzgerald are on the air each Tuesday morning at about 7:20 a.m. with Bill Sanders on K-Country.     CHS sophomore Gracyne Hash, at left, freshman Chloe Garrett and sophomore Gavin Johnson, at right, are on the air each Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. with Jess McCandless on WLCU-FM, second from left.

CHS boys’ golf team is region runner-up, to compete at state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the runner-up in this year’s KHSAA fourth region tournament, which advances the team to the state tournament.

 

As a team, CHS shot a 306.

 

Layton Hord, a junior, finished as runner-up in the individual competition. He finished in 73 strokes.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the runner-up in this year’s KHSAA fourth region tournament, which advances the team to the state tournament. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, senior Alex Doss, freshman Kameron Smith, senior Connor Wilson and juniors Layton Hord and Myles Murrell.

CIS Marching Ensemble wins first place

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy this past weekend.

 

On Saturday, Sept. 23, the band competed at Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Louisville.

 

The CHS band won first place in Class A, along with the best color guard award.

 

CHS Assistant Band Director Brittany Johnson tunes woodwind players, from left, freshman Riley Rainwater, senior Tiffany Kane, freshman Emily Hayden, junior Ruby Hatfield, senior Austin Fitzgerald and junior Randy Harris.

CHS upperclassmen order class rings

 

Campbellsville High School juniors and seniors ordered class rings last week.

 

Balfour representatives came to CHS in the past few weeks to talk to upperclassmen about ring options, colors and designs.

 

On Friday, Sept. 22, CHS students submitted their ring orders.

 

CHS junior Brandon Tucker, at right, tries on a class ring as classmate Lathan Vincent waits his turn.

CHS to host FAFSA signup days

 

Campbellsville High School will host two FAFSA signup days to help seniors and their parents complete the financial aid applications.

 

The first will be on Monday, Oct. 9, from 8 a.m. to noon, and the second will be from Friday, Oct. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m.

 

FAFSA

CHS band to host mattress fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School band will host a mattress fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 22.

 

The sale will be in the CHS gym from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

CHS Band Mattress Sale

CIS hosts Eagle Family Night

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools hosted its annual Eagle Family Night on Friday, Sept. 22, for students and parents to have fun together.

 

More than 1,000 people attended.

 

Activities included games for those of all ages, including temporary tattoos, football throw, basketball shoot, ring toss, inflatables, cupcake walk and more.

 

From left, CES kindergartener Fallyn Smith and second-graders Maddie Brunelle and Izzy Brunelle slide.

CIS students, staff members show their spirit

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and staff members showed their spirit during a districtwide pep rally on Friday, Sept. 22, to celebrate homecoming.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students traveled to the Campbellsville middle and high school campus for the event.

 

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

 

CES first-grader Aubreigh Knifley cheers for the Eagles.

CIS students, staff members participate in homecoming parade

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and staff members celebrated football homecoming with a parade on Friday, Sept. 22, during the school day.

 

The parade began at the Campbellsville High School campus and traveled to the Campbellsville Elementary School campus, and traveled around the Durham Track and Field Complex.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students and staff members rode in vehicles and waved to the crowd.

 

Kay Cox is the grand marshal for the parade.

CHS football team defeats Fort Knox

 

Campbellsville High School football team defeated Fort Knox on Friday, Sept. 22, to end this year’s homecoming week.

 

Final score was 49-8.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit runs the ball.

CHS seniors named homecoming king, queen

 

Campbellsville High Schools seniors Kayla Young and Devonte Cubit were named homecoming king and queen on Friday, Sept. 22, during a special ceremony.

 

CHS juniors Reagan Knight and Charlie Pettigrew were named prince and princess.

 

This year’s CHS homecoming king and queen are seniors Devonte Cubit and Kayla Young.

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There was a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students competed to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

CHS students dress for Purple and Gold Day.

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There was a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students competed to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

CHS students dress for Color Wars Day.

CHS AP government students celebrate Constitution Day

 

Campbellsville High School AP government students celebrated Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 18, with a party.

 

Constitution Day is an American federal observance recognizing the adoption of the United States Constitution. It is observed each year on Sept. 17, for the day in 1787 that delegates signed the Constitution.

 

Students in Susan Dabney’s class are learning about the Constitution and different types of federalism, which is the division of power between federal and state governments.

 

CES sophomores Sydney Wilson, at left, and Bailey Thompson enjoy their marble cake cupcakes at their Constitution Day party.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Leslie McKenzie, sophomore Nevaeh Underwood, freshman Clark Kidwell and senior Wyatt Houk.

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There will be a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students will compete to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

CHS students dress for Blast Through the Past Day.

CMS, CHS students participate in all-district chorus

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students were recently chosen to participate in the Fourth District all-district junior and senior high choirs.

 

The students spent two days rehearsing and then performed for family members and friends on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Campbellsville University.

 

CMS students chosen to participate in the junior high choir include, from left, eighth-graders Cailet Clark, Hayley Wethington and Gabby Skaggs, seventh-grader Alysa Howard and eighth-grader Isabella Vannice.     CHS students participating in the high school chorus include, from left, seniors Austin Fitzgerald and Tiffany Kane, juniors Hayley Wethington, Wen-Hsuan “Annie” Lee, Jay Tucker and Jeremiah Jackson, senior Darius Wright, sophomore Zaria Cowan and senior Jay Cox. Absent from the photo are seniors Vivian Brown and Haley Fitch.

CES students selling pizza to raise money for arts programs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

This year’s goal is to raise $1,300.

 

Little Casears

CHS soccer team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Clinton County.

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

CHS senior Logan Cole scored a goal, as did junior Daniel Johnson and sophomore David Silva.

 

CHS senior Cass Kidwell battles for the ball.

CHS boys’ golf team is runner-up at Heartland Conference tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is the runner-up in this year’s Heartland Conference tournament.

 

This is the third year in a row that the team has finished the tournament in second place.

 

CHS competed against Adair, Green, Marion, Washington and Taylor counties.

 

CHS boys’ golf team finished this year’s Heartland Conference tournament as runners-up. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, junior Layton Hord, freshman Kameron Smith, seniors Alex Doss and Connor Wilson and junior Myles Murrell.

CHS soccer team takes on Hart, LaRue counties

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team took on Hart and LaRue counties recently.

 

CHS battled hard against Hart County, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS senior Logan Cole blocks a Hart County player.

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There will be a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students will compete to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

CHS and staff members students dress for Through the Screen Day.     CHS and staff members students dress for Through the Screen Day.

CHS FCA group to host See You at the Pole

 

Campbellsville High School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes group will host its annual See You at the Pole event on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

 

Students, teachers, administrators, staff members and members of the Campbellsville/Taylor County community are invited to the CHS flagpole at 7:15 a.m.

 

The time will be used for those attending to come together to pray for schools, the community and the nation.

 

FCA

CHS students have fun during homecoming activities

 

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

 

There will be a dress-up theme each day, along with a spirit game. Students will compete to win points for their class, and, at the end of the week, a winner will be announced.

 

 

CHS students dress for Roll Out of Bed Day.     CHS students and teachers play the Makeup Game.

CIS marching ensemble brings home first-place trophy

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble brought home another first-place trophy this past weekend.

 

On Saturday, Sept. 16, the band competed at Madison Southern High School in Berea.

 

In preliminary competition, the CHS band won first place in its class and advanced to finals competition.

 

In finals competition, CHS finished in sixth place out of the 10 bands competing.

 

CHS freshman Nick Drew warms up with the color guard.

CHS seniors compete in DYW program

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Caitlin Bright and Kayla Young competed in the Taylor County Distinguished Young Women program on Saturday, Sept. 16.

 

Bright and Young competed against 11 other high school seniors in the scholastic, interview, talent, fitness and self-expression categories of competition.

 

CHS senior Kayla Young competes in the Taylor County DYW program.      CHS senior Caitlin Bright competes in the fitness portion of the Taylor County DYW program.

CHS football homecoming candidates announced

 

Campbellsville High School is celebrating its football homecoming this week with several special events.

 

This year’s homecoming king and queen will be crowned on Friday, Sept. 22, in a special ceremony at halftime of the CHS vs. Fort Knox football game.

 

CHS football homecoming king and queen candidates are, from left, front, freshmen Carly Adams and Kenzi Forbis and sophomores Lauryn Agathen and Taylor Brewer. Second row, freshmen Saevon Buckner and John Orberson and sophomores Blake Allen and Taekwon McCoy. Third row, seniors Etiyah Thompson, Kayla Young and Caitlin Bright and juniors Samantha Mason and Reagan Knight. Back, seniors Sara Farmer, Adrian Cravens, Devonte Cubit, Austin Fitzgerald and Alex Doss and junior Myles Murrell. Absent from the photo is junior Charlie Pettigrew.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS Site-Based Decision Making Council to meet

 

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

 

The meeting is open to the public.

 

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

 

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

 

Homecoming

CHS cross country team competes in Green County

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team competed in the Green County Cow Days Cross Country Invite on Thursday, Sept. 14, and brought home several honors.

 

In the middle school race, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Chase Hord finished in fifth place overall, in 10:50, which is a new personal record.

 

Cross Country

CHS hosts after-school study session

 

Campbellsville High School hosted an after-school study session on Friday, Sept. 15.

 

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

 

CHS teacher Kevin Rafferty helps sophomores Cole Kidwell, at left, and Braden Paige with a math problem.

CES students honor soccer players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored some special guests.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer players were recognized at the school’s assembly on Friday, Sept. 15.

 

The CHS soccer team recently won the All “A” fifth region championship, for the first time in school history.

 

The players were recognized during the assembly and given spirit bags.

 

From left, CHS seniors Christian Berry, Bryce Richardson and Logan Cole and their teammates high five CES students.

CHS FCA huddle leader shares testimony

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes students recently heard a message from their huddle leader.

 

During a recent meeting, Lynn Kearney, who is a physical education teacher at Campbellsville Elementary School, talked to his FCA students about his relationship with God.

 

Kearney encouraged students to stay strong in their faith, and to always share their love of God with others.

 

CHS FCA huddle leader Lynn Kearney talks to students about the importance of sharing their faith.

CHS hosts parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

About 50 parents attended.

 

Teachers met with students and their parents to discuss grades from the first nine-week grading period.

 

CHS teacher Blake Milby talks with a parent about his son’s grades.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are junior Layton Hord, freshman Blase Wheatley, senior Vonnea Smith and sophomore Grant Rinehart.

CHS volleyball team takes on Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently took on Nelson County.

 

Junior varsity players won their match, by a final score of 2-1.

 

The varsity players battled hard, but couldn’t get the win. Final score was 1-2.

 

CHS junior Tatem Wiseman serves.

CHS boys’ golf team makes history at All ‘A’ state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ golf players competed in the All “A” state golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 9, with the boys’ team making school history.

 

The team finished in second place, which is the highest showing at the All “A” state tournament in the team’s history.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss finished the individual competition in third place, with junior Layton Hord finishing sixth.

 

CHS boys’ golf team made school history on Saturday, Sept. 9, by finishing the All “A” state golf tournament in second place. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, junior Layton Hord, seniors Connor Wilson and Alex Doss, junior Myles Murrell and freshman Kameron Smith.

CIS marching ensemble brings home first-place trophies

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble has begun its 2017 season by picking up three first-place awards.

 

On Saturday, Sept. 9, the band competed at Southwestern High School in Somerset.

 

The band won first place in its class, along with first place percussion and color guard awards.

 

CHS sophomore Abie Angel warms up.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Darrin Price received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 11.

 

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

 

Price received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Darrin Price, at left, receives the Change Award from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith.

CHS principal receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School Principal David Petett received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 11.

 

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

 

Petett received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville High School Principal David Petett, at left, receives the Change Award from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith.

CHS attendance clerk receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School attendance clerk Missy Hughes received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 11.

 

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

 

Hughes received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville High School attendance clerk Missy Hughes receives the Change Award from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith.

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CMS students to raise money for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are raising money for hurricane victims.

 

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

 

All proceeds will be given to hurricane victims.

 

Bake Sale

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS soccer team wins All ‘A’ fifth region championship

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently made history.

 

CHS defeated Bardstown on Wednesday, Sept. 6, to capture the All “A” fifth region championship.

 

This is the first time the CHS soccer team has won the championship title.

 

Final score was 3-2, in overtime.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently made history by defeating Bardstown to win the All “A” fifth region championship. The Eagles are, from left, front, senior Jackson Hunt, freshmen Saevon Buckner and Jastyn Shively, junior Daniel Johnson, freshman Blase Wheatley, senior Bryce Richardson and freshman Clark Kidwell. Back, seniors Logan Cole, Christian Berry, Cody Davis and Ethan Lay, sophomores David Silva, Mikael Vaught and Brennon Wheeler, senior Cass Kidwell, junior Brody Weeks, freshman Tristin Faulkner, assistant coaches Matthew Schmuck and Malique Spaulding and head coach Bradley Harris.

CHS football team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville High School football team defeated Green County on Friday, Sept. 8, picking up its first win of the season.

 

Final score was 39-28.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergartener Trinidy Gribbins cheers for the Eagles.

CHS FCA students encouraged to ‘push’ themselves

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes students recently heard a message encouraging them to “push” themselves in everything they do.

 

Bro. John Butler of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church recently spoke to CHS FCA members and encouraged them to always try to do what’s right.

 

Bro. John Butler talks to CHS FCA students.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Nick Drew, sophomore Aleah Knifley, junior Reagan Knight and senior Cody Davis.

CHS project graduation committee to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Class of 2018

CHS student council to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School student council will host a fundraiser at McDonald’s on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

 

The class will receive 25 percent of proceeds from inside sales, from 5 to 8 p.m.

 

McDonalds

CES, CHS students raise money, items for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville elementary and high school students recently collected money and items for Hurricane Harvey victims.

 

CES fifth-graders led a donation drive at their school, with classes competing to see who could collect the most items.

 

CHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students collected food and supplies for the hurricane victims.

 

CES fifth-graders recently hosted a donation drive to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims.

 

CHS FCCLA sponsor Deanna Campbell and her students organized a donation drive for Hurricane Harvey victims. She worked with Morgan Milby, a former CHS student and FCCLA member who graduated in May 2016, to collect the supplies.

CHS to host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS boys’ golf team defeats Bardstown, Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team recently defeated Bardstown and Nelson County.

 

CHS hosted the teams at Campbellsville Country Club on Thursday, Aug. 31.

 

The CHS team finished first at 165 strokes.

 

Bardstown was second at 188 strokes, and Nelson County was third at 208.

 

CHS junior Layton Hord waves.

CHS student cast in CU play

 

Campbellsville High School junior Jeremiah Jackson has been cast in an upcoming theater production at Campbellsville University.

 

Jackson has been cast to play a gangster in the production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.”

 

Jackson, who attended the Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer, previously performed in the CU production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

 

CHS junior Jeremiah Jackson, who attended the Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer, has been cast in the upcoming Campbellsville University production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.” He is pictured performing in the CU production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

CHS football team battles Taylor County to overtime

 

Campbellsville High School football team recently battled Taylor County to overtime, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS played Taylor County on Thursday, Aug. 31.

 

At halftime, the score was tied at 14-14.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit hugs assistant coach Robbie Gribbins after the game.

CHS volleyball team takes on Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team took on Taylor County recently.

 

CHS played at TCHS on Monday, Aug. 28.

 

The freshmen, junior varsity and varsity squads battled hard, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CHS senior Kayla Young hits the ball over the net.

CHS soccer team defeats Garrard County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team defeated Garrard County recently.

 

CHS hosted the team on Thursday, Aug. 31.

 

At the buzzer, CHS was on top by a score of 4-2.

 

CHS senior Cody Davis protects the ball.

CHS defeats Fort Knox to advance in All ‘A’ region tournament

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Fort Knox to advance in the All “A” fifth region tournament.

 

CHS hosted Fort Knox on Wednesday, Aug. 30, for a first-round match up.

 

The team won the game by a score of 2-0.

 

CHS sophomore Brennon Wheeler celebrates the win with assistant coach Matt Schmuck.

CHS soccer team drops close game to Lincoln County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team dropped a close game to Lincoln County recently.

 

CHS hosted the game on Tuesday, Aug. 29.

 

Going into the second half, the Eagles had the lead.

 

CHS freshman Blase Wheatley battles for the ball.

CHS students design science experiments

 

Campbellsville High School students recently designed their own science experiments, and then conducted them.

 

In Lauren Bennett’s class, AP biology students are studying how to write experiments.

 

She asked her students to write an experiment using a capsule critter, which will expand when placed in certain types of liquids.

 

CHS sophomore David Silva pours water as he and his groupmates prepare for their experiment.

CHS show choir prepares for fall concert

 

Campbellsville High School show choir is preparing for its fall concert.

 

Under the direction of music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, students are learning songs by many popular artists.

 

Recently, students began preparing “We are the World,” which has been sung by many musicians, and “Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson.

 

From left, CHS sophomore Gavin Johnson, senior Darius Wright, junior Jeremiah Jackson and freshman Gabby Tucker sing “We Are the World.”

CHS students make cinnamon roll-ups

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make cinnamon roll-ups.

 

In Deanna Campbell’s foods and nutrition class, students are learning about kitchen preparation and cleanup and how to follow a recipe.

 

CHS freshman Catlyn Clausen spreads butter on her group’s tortillas.

CHS students make zentangles

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently made their own zentangles.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are studying many different types of lines.

 

To demonstrate the many types of lines they can draw, Harris asked her students to make zentangles.

 

CHS freshman Noah Mardis outlines his zentangle.

New features added to Campbellsville Independent Schools’ new mobile app

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently added some new features to its mobile app.

 

The free mobile application is for students, parents and community members to stay up-to-date on what is happening in the District, directly from their smartphone or tablet.

 

The application is available for free download by searching for the “SchoolPointe Stay Connected” app on a smartphone or tablet.

 

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CHS band members selling mums

 

Campbellsville High School marching band members are selling mums as a fundraiser.

 

Mums are available in purple, yellow, orange, white and red, and cost $7 each.

 

The mums are in 6-inch pots.

 

Mums

CMS yearbooks for sale

 

Campbellsville Middle School is selling yearbooks from past school years.

 

One book will cost $15, two will cost $25 and three books can be purchased for $30.

 

Yearbooks

CHS students have fun at Kentucky State Fair

 

Campbellsville High School art and family and consumer science students traveled to the Kentucky State Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 23.

 

The group of about 50 students spent the day looking at exhibits and having fun.

 

Students looked at artwork and crafts made by professionals, amateurs and students. Art students were given a scavenger hunt.

 

CHS seniors, from left, Makala Antle, Lauren Riddle, Vivian Brown and Haley Fitch pose for a photo.

CHS boys’ golf team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team recently defeated Green County at Campbellsville Country Club.

 

On Thursday, Aug. 24, CHS shot a 158 to get the win.

 

CHS competed in the Eastern Invitational at the University of Louisville Golf Club on Saturday, Aug. 26.

 

CHS junior Casey Hardin hits the ball.

CMS Beta Club selling key fobs

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club members are selling key fobs as a fundraiser.

 

All proceeds will go toward the cost of this year’s Beta convention.

 

CMS Key Fobs

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Aug. 28.

 

From left are sophomore Blake Allen, freshman Laci Hodgens, junior Dakota Reardon and senior Kayla Young.

CHS yearbooks for sale

 

Campbellsville High School is selling yearbooks from past school years.

 

Yearbooks are on sale now and are $10 each.

 

Books available for that price are from the 1990s, 2000s and early 2010s.

 

Yearbooks

CHS FCCLA students to collect items for Hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS athletes attend HYPE leadership conference

 

Campbellsville High School student athletes attended the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s annual HYPE student leadership and sportsmanship conference in Lexington on Monday, Aug. 28.

 

Students attended sessions on leadership, teambuilding and digital identity and heard from speaker Stephen Bargatze, who is a magician.

 

CHS student athletes attended the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s HYPE leadership conference on Monday, Aug. 28. Those attending are, from left, front, sophomores Gracie Miller, Isis Coleman, Taliyah Hazelwood and Zoe McAninch and junior Natalie Caldwell. Back, seniors Vivian Brown and Haley Fitch, juniors Malaya Hoskins and Abbie Dicken, senior Madison Dial and juniors Davon Cecil, Tristian Johnson, Treyce Mattingly and Lane Bottoms.

CIS marching ensemble begins season

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble has begun its 2017 season.

 

Band members spent two weeks this summer practicing music and learning this year’s show, which is entitled The Black Mirror Effect.

 

The band debuted its show on Saturday, Aug. 26, in exhibition at Christian Academy of Louisville.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Riley Rainwater, in front, performs with her bandmates.

FRYSC receives donation to help students

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center recently received a donation that will help buy clothes and other items for students.

 

Central Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #22 recently donated $1,500 to the center, to benefit Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students.

 

Central Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #22 recently donated $1,500 to Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center, to benefit Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students. FOP President Rick Benningfield, at left, made the donation to FRYSC assistant Sharon Hoskins Sanders.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Aug. 21.

 

From left are senior Bryce Richardson and freshman Zaquan Cowan. Absent from the photo are sophomore Zoe McAninch and junior Abbie Dicken.

CHS football team takes on Washington, Casey counties

 

Campbellsville High School football team opened its season on Saturday, Aug. 19, with a game against Washington County.

 

CHS hosted the Forcht Bank bowl, and played in the last of the two-day, four-game event.

 

CHS football players take the field. In front, senior Devonte Cubit carries a jersey in honor of Camren Smith, who died in 2013 and would have been a senior this year.

CMS, CHS cross country runners win in Green County

 

Campbellsville middle and high school cross country runners competed in the first meet of the season in Green County on Thursday, Aug. 24.

 

Runners competed in the 1.6-mile race and brought home several awards.

 

In the varsity boys’ race, CHS junior Ian McAninch finished in 26th place overall, at 10:49.

 

Cross Country

CHS FCA members encouraged to always be winners

 

He encouraged them to always be winners, no matter if they score more points than their opponents.

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members met recently and heard from guest speaker Haywood Riner.

 

Riner, former associate pastor at Elk Horn Baptist Church and football coach at Campbellsville University, encouraged the students to always be winners – in life, academics, athletics and faith.

 

Haywood Riner talks to CHS FCA members about the importance of making good choices, and not leaving everything to chance.

CHS science students practice measuring

 

Campbellsville High School science students recently practiced measuring liquids and objects.

 

In Mary Jo Hazel’s integrated science class, students are studying units of measure.

 

CHS sophomore Danielle Shimek measures water.

CHS art students study expressionism

 

Campbellsville High School art students are studying abstract expressionism.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are learning how artists use expressionism to convey emotion.

 

CHS freshman Sierra Releford adds color to her drawing.

CHS students practice gathering and graphing data

 

Campbellsville High School students are practicing gathering and graphing data in their biology class.

 

Lauren Bennett’s students recently began conducting laboratory exercises in her class.

 

The first exercise asked students to time water as it boiled and measure its temperature.

 

CHS freshman Carly Adams, at left, and Nevaeh Underwood wait for their water to boil.

CHS volleyball teams take on Hart County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball teams battled Hart County recently in the first game of the season.

 

On Tuesday, Aug. 15, the CHS junior varsity and varsity teams fought hard, but weren’t able to get the wins.

 

CHS freshman Anna Clara Moura blocks the ball.

CIS students, teachers compete in 5K race

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers and students competed in a 5K race on Saturday, Aug. 19, to raise money for the Taylor County Distinguished Young Woman organization.

 

This year’s DYW competition is set for Saturday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. in the Taylor County High School auditorium.

 

CHS seniors Caitlin Bright and Kayla Young will compete.

 

CHS senior Kayla Young is all smiles as she begins the 5K race.

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

 

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

 

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

 

Many colors and designs are available.

 

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

CIS students view solar eclipse

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students were a part of history on Monday, Aug. 21.

 

Students, administrators and staff members viewed the solar eclipse in the afternoon, from several locations.

 

CMS students view the eclipse.

CHS volleyball teams defeat Cumberland, Metcalfe counties

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball teams recently defeated Cumberland and Metcalfe counties.

 

On Thursday, Aug. 17, the freshmen and junior varsity teams won their matches against Cumberland County. Varsity players battled to three games, but couldn’t get the win.

 

On Monday, Aug. 21, the varsity squad defeated Metcalfe County. The junior varsity squad fought hard, but lost their match.

 

CHS volleyball players, from left, sophomore Victoria Cox and freshmen Laci Hodgens and Zoie Sidebottom celebrate after a point.

CHS choir selling yard flags

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Choir Yard Flags

CHS soccer team defeats Casey County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team defeated Casey County on Thursday, Aug. 17.

 

Final score was 5-1.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay picked up a hat trick, and senior Logan Cole and sophomore David Silva each added one to the scoreboard.

 

CHS senior Cass Kidwell runs to the goal.

CHS soccer team takes on Bardstown

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team took on Bardstown on Saturday, Aug. 12, to open its season.

 

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

 

Final score was 2-4.

 

CHS senior Justin Richerson plays defense.

CHS football team beats Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville High School football team recently defeated Metcalfe County in a scrimmage to kick off the season.

 

CHS won the game by a score of 2-0.

 

This year’s season will officially get underway on Saturday, Aug. 19, during the annual Forcht Bank Bowl.

 

CHS football players get set for the kickoff.

CIS students are a part of history

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students were a part of history on Friday, Aug. 18.

 

Thirty students were on hand to participate in the groundbreaking of the Campbellsville Sports Complex.

 

The complex, located off KY 55, will include several baseball fields, playgrounds, concessions, walking tracks, batting cages and more.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students were a part of history on Friday, Aug. 18. Thirty students were on hand to participate in the groundbreaking of the Campbellsville Sports Complex. From left, front, are fourth-graders Brayden Paiz, Isaiah Jeffries and Ethan Garrison, third-graders Emerson Gowin, Hayden Maupin, Cayton Lawhorn, Reece Swafford and Luke Adkins, fourth-grader Cameron Taylor, third-graders Lanigan Price, Damien Clark and Jaron Johnson, fifth-grader Rowan Petett, fourth-graders Caysen Tungate, Bradley Paris, Cameron Estes, Keaton Hord and Carson Mills and fifth-grader Skylar Wilhoite. Back, CMS teacher Katie Campbell, CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith, eighth-grader C.J. Adams, seventh-grader Seth Hash, eighth-grader Tuff Harper, senior Ethan Lay, sixth-grader Tashuan Hart, juniors Jackson Hinton and Ryan Kearney, eighth-graders Damon Johnson and Karley Morris, seventh-grader Leigh Hicks, CHS Assistant Principal Mark Kearney, junior Lane Bottoms and CES teacher Lynn Kearney.

CIS students to observe solar eclipse

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will observe Kentucky’s darkest day on Monday, Aug. 21.

 

A solar eclipse will put the area in the dark that afternoon, and all CIS students will be given the opportunity to view the historic event.

 

Teachers and staff members have discussed solar eclipses in the classrooms, including how to view the event safely.

 

This year’s total eclipse will be the first seen in Kentucky since 1869, and all parts of the Commonwealth will see at least 90 percent of the sun obscured by the moon.

 

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CHS students, staff members save lives

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members saved lives on Friday, Aug. 18.

 

CHS hosted its first blood drive of the 2017-2018 school year in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Twenty students and staff members donated.

 

CHS junior Jade Packard donates blood for the first time.

CHS volleyball team scrimmages Carlisle County

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently scrimmaged Carlisle County to begin its season.

 

The CHS junior varsity team won its match.

 

Varsity players battled hard, but couldn’t get the win.

 

CHS sophomore Ketayah Taylor hits the ball.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Aug. 14.

 

From left are freshman Anna Clara Moura, senior Madison Dial and sophomore Conner Riley. Daesean Vancleave, a junior, is absent from the photo.

CHS students learn, have fun at GSP

 

They spent the summer learning, making new friends and becoming leaders.

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Madison Dial, Alex Doss, Wyatt Houk, Bryce Richardson and Ryan Wiedewitsch attended the Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

 

Madison Dial     Alex Doss     Wyatt Houk     Bryce Richardson     Ryan Wiedewitsch

CHS students attend Rogers Explorers program

 

Campbellsville High School freshmen Abi Wiedewitsch and John Orberson attended the Rogers Explorers program this summer to learn how to be leaders.

 

The Rogers Explorers program is an intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science and community service. It is developed, coordinated and supervised by The Center for Rural Development.

 

Wiedewitsch and Orberson attended the program at the University of Pikeville.

 

CHS students attend Rogers Explorers program

CHS students says Rogers Scholars program pushed him outside his comfort zone

 

Campbellsville High School junior Myles Murrell represented Taylor County at the Rogers Scholars program this summer, and says it helped him get over a fear and step outside his comfort zone.

 

The Rogers Scholars program is a week-long program that focuses on developing business leaders.

 

Murrell said he enjoyed making new friends at Rogers Scholars, in addition to listening to speeches and learning about leadership.

 

Myles Murrell

CHS students learn historical thinking skills

 

Campbellsville High School students are sharpening their historical thinking skills.

 

And, students are taking their learning outside.

 

AP U.S. history students in Susan Dabney’s class recently learned about the concept of contextualization, which is the act of putting information into context.

 

CHS juniors Jackson Hinton, at left, and Treyce Mattingly work together to describe their surroundings as they study the concept of contextualization.

CHS soccer team defeats Barren County

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently defeated Barren County.

 

CHS hosted the team on Thursday, Aug. 10, for a scrimmage to start the season.

 

Final score was 2-0.

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay plays defense.

CHS student says GSA program is ‘inspiring’

 

Jeremiah Jackson says the experience was “amazing” and “truly inspiring.”

 

Jackson, a junior at CHS, attended the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer.

 

He made school history when he was the first CHS student to be chosen to attend the GSA’s musical theatre program.

 

The GSA program was at Centre College in Danville, and Jackson says it was one of the best experiences of his life, so far.

 

CHS junior Jeremiah Jackson attended the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts program this summer. He is the first CHS student to be chosen to attend the GSA musical theatre program.

CHS boys’ golf team wins All ‘A’ fifth region championship

 

For the third year in a row, the Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team has won the All “A” fifth region championship, and will advance to the All “A” state tournament.

 

The region tournament was Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Campbellsville Country Club.

 

CHS battled Green County, Caverna, Bethlehem and Bardstown.

 

For the third year in a row, the Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team has won the All “A” fifth region championship, and will advance to the All “A” state tournament. From left are coach Cassidy Decker, seniors Alex Doss and Connor Wilson, juniors Layton Hord and Myles Murrell and freshman Kameron Smith. Doss was the overall individual winner, finishing 18 holes in 71 strokes.

CHS girls’ golf player qualifies for state tournament

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ golf player Abbie Dicken has once again qualified to compete in the All “A” state tournament.

 

Dicken, a junior, competed in the All “A” fifth region tournament on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Green County Country Club.

 

She was one of four individual competitors in the tournament, with the top two advancing to the state competition.

 

Dicken finished the nine-hole competition in 44 strokes, which was the lowest score of the four competitors.

 

CHS junior Abbie Dicken takes a practice shot in the All “A” region tournament.

CHS students attend Boys State

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Austin Fitzgerald and Bryce Richardson attended Boys State this summer and say the experience was amazing.

 

Kentucky Boys State is the premiere leadership and civics camp for young men who will become the leaders of tomorrow.

 

Fitzgerald and Richardson attended the program at Campbellsville University on June 4-9.

 

CHS seniors Bryce Richardson, at left, and Austin Fitzgerald participated in the Boys State program this summer. Richardson was chosen as a distinguished graduate and served as governor during the program. Fitzgerald sang the National Anthem during the graduation ceremony.

CHS to host Forcht Bank Bowl

 

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

 

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

 

Tickets are $10 a night.

 

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CHS students begin school year

 

Campbellsville High School students have had a great start to the new school year.

 

The first day of the school year was Wednesday, Aug. 9.

 

Students spent the first week learning their new class schedules, meeting their teachers, talking about internships, preparing for the ACT and more.

 

CHS Principal David Petett greets Patrick Walker on his third day of his sophomore year.

CHS biology students learn lab procedures

 

Campbellsville High School biology students are learning about laboratory procedures for their class this semester.

 

In Lauren Bennett’s biology classes, students will conduct several dissections this school year, and perform various lab experiments.

 

To help students learn how to perform their dissections and experiments correctly and safely, Bennett recently showed them the equipment they will use.

 

CHS teacher Lauren Bennett talks to her AP biology students about the proper way to use a microscope.

CHS students honored for high AP test scores

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently recognized for their high AP test scores.

 

CHS offers many Advanced Placement courses, which can help students complete college credit while still in high school.

 

After taking an AP course, students are eligible to take an exam for that course, which, if they receive a high enough score, will give them college credit for the course.

 

Campbellsville High School students were recently recognized for their high AP test scores. Students who received scores of 3, 4 and 5, which will likely qualify for college credit, are, from left, front, sophomore Ben Arachi, junior Ryan Kearney and seniors Bryce Richardson and Alex Doss. Back, juniors Randy Harris and Brandon Greer and sophomores Mark Rigsby, Cole Kidwell and Emily Rodgers.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville High School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Aug. 7.

 

From left are senior Austin Fitzgerald, junior Jeremiah Jackson, sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood and freshman Zoie Sidebottom.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CIS welcomes new employees

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has welcomed 13 new staff members to the Eagle family for the new school year.

 

The new employees work at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools and the Campbellsville Board of Education office.

 

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

 

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CIS marching ensemble selling t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CIS students begin 2017-2018 school year

 

Another school year has begun at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Students began the 2017-2018 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 9.

 

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

 

From left, second-grader Dax Gray has breakfast with his brother Dane and sister Blakely on their first day of kindergarten.

CIS marching ensemble prepares for upcoming season

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble is preparing for its upcoming season.

 

Band members spent two weeks this summer practicing music and learning this year’s show, which is entitled The Black Mirror Effect.

 

According to Band Director Zach Shelton, the marching ensemble will be present a unique show that explores the hidden aspects of social media and the effect it can have on our persona and attitudes.

 

From left, Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Riley Rainwater, CHS junior Ruby Hatfield and senior Austin Fitzgerald play clarinet.

CHS FCA hosts prayer walk

 

They held hands, and prayed together.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members, administrators, teachers, students and family members gathered on Sunday, Aug. 6, to pray for each other.

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted a prayer walk at the District’s campuses.

 

From left, CHS teacher Deanna Campbell, CMS Principal Zach Lewis and CES teacher Tammy Hash pray together.

CIS superintendent speaks to Kiwanis Club

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently spoke at a Campbellsville Kiwanis Club meeting.

 

Smith, who is in his first year as the District’s top leader, spoke about the months of preparation for the new school year.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ has placed new leaders at all of its schools this year. From left are CMS Principal Zach Lewis, CHS Principal David Petett, Superintendent Kirby Smith and CES Principal Elisha Rhodes.

CIS employees join together for opening day workshop

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees joined together on Tuesday, Aug. 8, for an opening day workshop to start the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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

 

CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith talks to the District’s staff members during the opening day workshop for the 2017-2018 school year.

CIS receives grant to purchase AED machines

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently received a grant to purchase three AED machines to be used at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has received a grant from Taylor County Board of Health members to purchase three AED machines to be used at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools. The District partnered with Taylor County Health Department and Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel to submit the grant proposal and make the purchase. From left, front, are Calen McKinney, public information officer/grant writer for Campbellsville Independent Schools; Denise Gupton, critical care paramedic/major at Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS; Tim Davis, Campbellsville High School athletic director; Katie Wilkerson, Campbellsville Middle School athletic director; and Jackie Hodges, health educator at Taylor County Health Department. Back, Dan Durham, Board of Health member and senior program director at Air Evac Lifeteam; Allison Griffiths, Taylor County Health Department office manager; Ruthie Bender, Taylor County Health Department nursing supervisor; Loretta Hash, Board of Health member and registered nurse representative for Taylor County; Eddie Rogers, Board of Health member and Taylor County judge/executive; and Shawn Crabtree, executive director at Lake Cumberland District Health Department.

CHS football dinner and auction raises $3,500

 

Campbellsville High School football team hosted its annual dinner and auction on Sunday, Aug. 6.

 

In all, about $3,500 was raised to help pay for team expenses this season.

 

Brothers catered the dinner and many local individuals and businesses donated items for the silent auction.

 

CHS assistant football coach Robbie Gribbins helps his daughter, Trinidy, a kindergartener at Campbellsville Elementary School, get some barbecue for lunch.

CHS football team hosts bass tournament

 

Campbellsville High School football team hosted its first bass tournament on Friday, Aug. 4, at Green River Lake.

 

In all, 21 boats were entered into the competition, with about 45 competitors.

 

Proceeds from the competition will help pay expenses for the upcoming season.

 

CHS head football coach Dale Estes registers participants in his team’s first bass tournament.

CHS boys’ golf team competes in Kentucky Invitational Tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team competed in the Kentucky Invitational Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 5.

 

The team finished in 14th place, with 319 points.

 

CHS senior Alex Doss finished first for his team, in 70 strokes.

 

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CHS golf teams participate in Cardinal Classic

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ golf teams participated in the Cardinal Classic tournament at Campbellsville Country Club on Saturday, July 29.

 

The boys’ team finished in seventh place.

 

Alex Doss, a senior, finished the individual competition in 21st place at a score of 78, the best for his team. Nearly 120 golfers participated.

 

CHS junior Abbie Dicken finished the girls’ individual competition in 17th place at a score of 87, out of 74 golfers. Dicken is the lone player on the girls’ team.

 

 

CHS junior Abbie Dicken takes a practice swing.     CHS senior Connor Wilson hits the ball.

CIS hires new teachers, staff members

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has hired several new teachers and staff members to help make the new school year a success.

 

New employees met for orientation on Thursday, Aug. 3, to learn about the District’s policies and procedures and more.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has hired several new teachers and staff members to help make the new school year a success. New employees attending orientation on Thursday, Aug. 3, are, from left, Zach Durham, CES instructional assistant; Tasha Phillips Goff, CHS instructional assistant; B.J. Perkins, bus monitor/cafeteria worker/custodial worker; Andrea Gribbins, CMS teacher; Kirby Smith, superintendent; CHS teacher Mary Jo Hazel; CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton; CES teacher Keri Rowe; and custodian James Cheuvront. Absent from the photo is custodian Thomas Phillips.

CIS staff members prepare for school year

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members have spent the past several weeks preparing for the start of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Maintenance workers have prepared the buses for the year and performed routine work at all school buildings.

 

Teachers have spent several weeks preparing their classrooms for their new students.

 

Carl Lee, at left, and Randy Bricken Jr., who work in maintenance, help teachers move their classrooms from the CMS campus to CES.

CIS teachers, staff members learn from each other

 

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

 

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, the District hosted a day of professional development workshops, taught entirely by CIS personnel.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school teachers led sessions, as did Central Office staff members.

 

Kent Settle, chief academic officer at Campbellsville Independent Schools, teaches a session about the state’s new accountability system.

CHS students have fun bowling, performing community service

 

Campbellsville High School students had fun this week at their orientation events to help kick of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

During a day together, the students went bowling, performed community service and learned how they can make sure their year is successful.

 

CHS seniors pose for a photo with Laura Wilds at Mitchell’s. From left are Wilds, Austin Fitzgerald, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Austin Carter and Ryan Jeffries.

CHS soccer team raising money

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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Local churches invite CIS students to Back to School Jamboree

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students have been invited to attend a Back to School Jamboree.

 

Several local churches, including Bethel AME, Fannie Chapel CME, First Baptist, Pleasant Union Baptist and Pleasant Run Baptist churches, are hosting the event on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sam Wickliffe Park.

 

There will be food served, along with games and activities for children, such as face painting, water balloons and more.

 

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CHS staff members float Green River

 

Campbellsville High School teachers and staff members had fun recently during a team-building exercise.

 

On Monday, July 31, about 30 of the school’s employees spend a day together floating in canoes down Green River Paddle Trail.

 

CHS teachers and staff members recently spent a day together floating down the Green River Paddle Trail.

CHS FCA to host prayer walk

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS football team begins fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School football team has begun a fundraiser to raise money for the upcoming season.

 

Players and coaches are selling spirit cards for $10 each, featuring savings at many local businesses.

 

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CIS lunch menus available

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has updated its lunch menus for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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

 

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CHS soccer team selling t-shirts, sweatshirts

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team is selling t-shirts and sweatshirts as a fundraiser.

 

Proceeds from shirts sales will go toward expenses for the upcoming season.

 

The season begins on Thursday, Aug. 10, with a scrimmage against Barren County at 7 p.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

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CHS to host open house

 

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

 

All freshman students should arrive at 9 a.m.

 

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

 

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CIS youth football signups are Aug. 5

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host youth football league signups on Saturday, Aug. 5, and Monday, Aug. 7.

 

The league offers 8U, 10U and 12U teams.

 

Registration will be Saturday, Aug. 5, from 10 to 11 a.m. and Monday, Aug. 7, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville High School’s football field.

 

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CHS seniors perform community service

 

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

 

As a senior project, students divided into groups to volunteer at several local organizations, including Green River Ministries, Grandview, Green River Marina, Campbellsville University and Miller Park.

 

Students did lots of work during the day, from cleaning to painting to landscaping and more.

 

CHS seniors Brenna Wethington, at left, and Caylie Blair sweep the dugouts at Miller Park.

CHS sophomores prepare for college at ‘Operation Preparation’

 

Campbellsville High School sophomores recently spent a day learning to prepare for college at “Operation Preparation.”

 

Many community leaders came to CHS to talk to students about careers and what it takes to be successful.

 

After spending some time working on their Individualized Learning Plans for the remainder of their high school careers, students were divided into groups and toured Murakami, Amazon, Taylor County Judicial Center and INFAC.

 

Ron McMahan, director of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Economic Development Authority, talks to CHS sophomores about the qualities employers look for in employees.

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.

 

First, students were given a scenario in which they committed some type of crime or were in a difficult situation at home or school.

 

CHS freshman Greg Lopez and his “mother” Lisa Harris talk to Taylor County District Court Judge Amy Anderson as part of the “Truth or Consequences” scenario.

CHS students study ‘The Great Gatsby’

 

Campbellsville High School students recently studied the classic novel “The Great Gatsby.”

 

Students in Ben Davis’s class read the book and then discussed its themes and overall importance in society today.

 

CHS English teacher Ben Davis looks at the t-shirt that junior Brookelyn Franklin made based on the book “The Great Gatsby.”

CHS students learn about cells

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about the structure of a cell.

 

AP biology students spent several weeks learning the parts of a cell and their functions.

 

CHS freshman Cole Kidwell, at left, and Jim Jefferies cut their string to make their cell model.

Former player named CHS head baseball coach

 

One of his former players will succeed Kirby Smith as Campbellsville High School’s head baseball coach.

 

Blake Milby, who has been an assistant coach for many years, and, before that played for CHS, will take the lead coaching position for the team’s 2018 season.

 

The announcement was made on Tuesday, July 25.

 

Smith, who is now superintendent at Campbellsville Independent Schools, completed his 11th season as head baseball coach in May.

 

“I am excited to see an Eagle baseball player turned Eagle coach chosen for the head coaching position,” Smith said.

 

Blake Milby, a former CHS baseball player and assistant coach, has been named head coach. He succeeds Kirby Smith, who coached for 11 years and is now superintendent. Above, Milby hugs Smith after a ceremony honoring Smith for his dedication to the CHS baseball program.

CMS, CHS host future teachers

 

Campbellsville middle and high schools recently hosted some future teachers and showed them what a day is like at a school system.

 

Campbellsville University education students came to CES and CHS last semester to observe teachers and spend a day with them in the classroom.

 

The CU students helped with activities, talked to students, ate lunch in the cafeteria and spoke to teachers about their classes.

 

CHS Principal Kirby Smith, who is now superintendent, said teaching isn’t for the faint of heart.

 

CHS Principal Kirby Smith, who is now superintendent, and CMS Principal Elisha Rhodes, who is now principal at Campbellsville Elementary School, talk to CU education students about how important it is to be a mentor to students.

Pigs fly in CHS physics class

 

Campbellsville High School students recently made pigs fly.

 

AP physics students in Cheryl Dicken’s class recently studied forces and their effect on objects.

 

Students were each given a plastic pig in which they were to make “fly” by using forces and then calculate its velocity.

 

CHS junior Bryce Richardson, at left, and Caroline McMahan watch as their pig “flies.”

CHS football team prepares for upcoming season

 

Campbellsville High School football team is preparing for its upcoming season.

 

Dale Estes is beginning his sixth season as the team’s head coach.

 

Estes and his assistants are working with their players during practices and scrimmages to prepare for the upcoming season.

 

This year’s squad features four seniors, including Ryan Wiedewitsch, Ryan Jeffries, Austin Carter and Devonte Cubit.

 

CHS football players huddle during a practice.

CES, CMS and CHS release dress codes

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools recently released dress codes for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

There are no changes to this year’s dress codes, which outline what clothing items students are allowed to wear to school.

 

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CIS releases bus routes for 2017-2018

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ bus routes for the 2017-2018 school year have been released.

 

All routes are subject to change.

 

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CHS volleyball team hosts camp

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team recently hosted a camp for students in second through eighth grades.

 

CHS Lady Eagle volleyball team hosted a camp recently, with about 10 students participating. Camp participants attending the morning session are, from left, front, CMS sixth-grader Alexis Sharp, Hadley Brasher, who attends school in Bowling Green, Alissa Hughes, a fourth-grader at Hodgenville Elementary School, CES third-grader Analeigh Foster, fourth-grader Nora Harris and fifth-grader Anna Floyd. In back are, from left, head coach Elisha Rhodes and CHS volleyball players junior Natalie Caldwell, freshmen Laci Hodgens and Anna Clara Moura, junior Salena Ritchie, senior Vonnea Smith, junior Tatem Wiseman, senior Caitlin Bright, freshman Zoie Sidebottom and senior Kayla Young. Absent from the photo is camper Amaya Anguiano, who is a fourth-grader at CES.     CHS Lady Eagle volleyball team hosted a camp recently, with about 10 students participating. In front are campers Ava Hughes, a sixth-grader at CMS, and Braelynn Price, who attends Kentucky Christian Academy in Campbellsville, who attended the afternoon session, with head coach Elisha Rhodes. In back are CHS volleyball players junior Natalie Caldwell, seniors Kayla Young and Vonnea Smith, juniors Salena Ritchie and Tatem Wiseman, senior Caitlin Bright and freshmen Laci Hodgens, Anna Clara Moura and Zoie Sidebottom.

CHS students named AP Scholars

 

In honor of their exceptionally high exam scores, three Campbellsville High School graduates and a rising senior have been named AP Scholars.

 

At CHS, Blair Lamb, Laura Lamb and Murphy Lamb, who graduated from CHS in May, were named AP Scholars, as was Bryce Richardson, who will be a senior at CHS in the fall.

 

The College Board awards the AP Scholar honor when a student demonstrates college-level achievement through Advanced Placement courses and exams.

 

From left, Murphy Lamb, Laura Lamb and Blair Lamb, who graduated from CHS in May, were named AP Scholars for scoring high marks on their AP exams during the 2016-2017 school year.     Bryce Richardson, who will be a senior in the fall, was named an AP Scholar for scoring high marks on his AP exams during the 2016-2017 school year.

CHS cross country meeting is Thursday, July 20

 

Campbellsville High School cross country runners will meet at the Miller Park walking track on Thursday, July 20, at 5 p.m.

 

Head coach Steve Doss called the organizational meeting to talk with all students interested in running this school year.

 

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CHS softball players honored

 

Campbellsville High School softball players were recently honored for their hard work and dedication during the 2017 season.

 

The players were treated to a meal at Creek Side Restaurant, and head coach Weston Jones handed out several awards.

 

Brenna Wethington, who graduated in May, received the Most Home Runs Award, along with the Leadership Award.

 

Kailey Morris, who also graduated in May, received the Defense Award and Leadership Award.

 

CHS softball players were recently honored at a banquet for their hard work and dedication during this past season. They are, from left, front, junior Dee Simpson, sophomore Bailey Thompson, senior Caitlin Bright, sophomore Sydney Wilson and eighth-grader Olivia Fields. Back, seniors Malaya Hoskins and Vonnea Smith, freshman Abi Wiedewitsch, Brenna Wethington and Kailey Morris, who graduated in May, freshman Kenzi Forbis, sophomore Lauryn Agathen and freshman Catlyn Clausen. Absent from the photo are sophomore Shallan Philpott and seniors Kayla Young, Kiyah Barnett and Nena Barnett.

CHS Beta members compete at national convention

 

Campbellsville High School Beta Club members recently competed at the national convention in Orlando, Fla.

 

Laura Lamb, who graduated from CHS in May, won first place in photography of the more than 70 entries at the state competition.

 

Caylie Blair, Brenna Wethington and Vera Brown, who also graduated in May, won third place in the banner competition at the state convention.

 

Caylie Blair, at left, and Brenna Wethington, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May, recently competed at the national Beta convention in Orlando, Fla. The two competed in the banner category.     Laura Lamb, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May, recently competed at the national Beta convention in Orlando, Fla. She competed in the photography competition.

CIS creates associate superintendent position

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is looking for another administrative leader.

 

During their regular meeting on Monday, July 10, Campbellsville Board of Education members voted to create an associate superintendent/chief operating officer position.

 

Kirby Smith, in his first meeting as superintendent, said creating the position will allow him more time to be an instructional leader and be involved with the happenings in each school building.

 

 

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CHS football team to host kickoff dinner and auction

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Football Bass Tournament

CHS juniors see increases in ACT scores

 

Campbellsville High School students are continuing to improve their ACT scores.

 

According to their results, this past year’s juniors scored higher than the state average in all categories but one.

 

Scores for exams taken in March were recently released, and show that CHS students have improved in math, reading and science.

 

And, the average CHS score is the same as the stage average.

 

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FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

CES, CMS and CHS announce open house, registration dates

 

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

 

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CIS hosts reception for new superintendent, principals

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools hosted a reception for its new superintendent and principals on Monday, July 3, with about 150 teachers, staff members, parents and students attending.

 

Kirby Smith, on his first business day as superintendent for Campbellsville Independent Schools, thanked everyone for attending to support the new CIS leaders.

 

He said he also wants to thank the principals’ families.

 

“Thank you to the families of these three individuals, because, being in that role, it’s a job that requires a lot, not just of these three, but their families,” he said.

 

CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, introduces, from left, CMS Principal Zach Lewis, CHS Principal David Petett and CES Principal Elisha Rhodes.

CHS track star chosen to compete in Australia

 

Campbellsville High School track star Taliyah Hazelwood has been chosen to represent her school and country while competing in Australia.

 

Hazelwood, who will be a sophomore in the fall, was chosen to represent Kentucky on the East Conference Track and Field Team.

 

The team will compete in the 2017 Down Under International Games, a three-day event hosted on the gold coast of Australia.

 

Campbellsville High School track star Taliyah Hazelwood has been chosen to represent her school and country while competing in Australia. She recently completed a very successful season on the CHS track team, culminating with a personal record at the KHSAA state meet.

CHS graduate shines in ‘Shrek the Musical’

 

Campbellsville High School graduate Jaleel Cowan shines in the production of “Shrek the Musical” at Campbellsville University, which begins Friday, June 30.

 

Cowan, who graduated in May, was cast to play a guard and a bishop.

 

Performances are set for Friday, June 30, Saturday, July 1, and Monday, July 3, at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 2, at 2:30 p.m. and Tuesday, July 4, at 6 p.m.

 

Campbellsville High School graduate Jaleel Cowan shines in the production of “Shrek the Musical” at Campbellsville University. He portrays a guard and a bishop.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Volleyball

CHS art students complete final projects

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently completed their final art projects.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students were asked to complete an individual project that would account for a portion of their final grade.

 

Students could choose from many of the projects they had already completed in the class, such as ceiling tiles, paper mache characters, ball dropper machines, 3D letters, clay figures and much more.

 

CHS freshman Zoe McAninch works on her final art project, a clay vase.

CHS art students learn about Nossi College of Art

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned about how they can turn their love for art into a career.

 

Greg Havens, an admissions representative from the Nossi College of Art in Nashville, Tenn., came to CHS to talk to Jo Ann Harris’s students.

 

Havens said the school offers degrees in photography, videography, illustration, graphic design and much more.

 

Greg Havens, an admissions representative from the Nossi College of Art in Nashville, Tenn., talks to CHS art students about turning their love of art into a career.

CHS students use art to study engineering

 

Campbellsville High School students recently used art to study engineering.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students created ball dropper machines.

 

Students used Popsicle sticks, wire, glue and more to make the machines.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Zachary Shaw tests his ball dropper.

New CMS, CHS principals named

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Zach Lewis     David Petett

Outgoing superintendent receives ‘exemplary’ evaluation

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Mike Deaton     Kirby Smith

CHS football team’s bass tournament to be rescheduled

 

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

 

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

 

A date will be announced when it becomes available.

 

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About 40 participate in ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students named to honor roll

 

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

 

Honor Roll

CHS fishing team volunteers at City Lake grand opening

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS marching band to begin fireworks fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Eagle Fireworks

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball players honored at Family Day

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis players honored at banquet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS soccer team hosts alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS boys’ basketball team hosts camp

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Ethan Lay protects the ball.

CHS art teacher, students create mural

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS physics students learn about electricity

 

Campbellsville High School physics students recently learned all about electricity.

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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Board of Education meeting canceled

 

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

 

The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

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CHS SBDM to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS teacher chosen to participate in AP program reading

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CMS, CHS councils seek public input for principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS soccer team to host alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CIS students shine in ‘The Wizard of Oz’

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS hires new boys’ golf coach

 

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

 

Cassidy Scantland will take over the position from Jim Ward.

 

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

 

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

 

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

About 40 participate in Eagle football camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS SBDM members to discuss principal search

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS seniors honored at Class Night

 

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

 

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

 

This year’s senior class officers led the ceremony.

 

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

CHS art students make neutral color drawings

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently studied neutral colors.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Casey Hardin draws using neutral colors.

CHS students take cooking exams

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students make hot air balloons

 

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

 

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

 

Students used tissue paper and glue to make their balloons.

 

CHS students watch as a hot air balloon flies.

CHS football team to host bass tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville High School art students recently learned about pottery.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students make fruit arrangements

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make fruit arrangements.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS softball senior named to fifth region coaches’ team

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The fee to attend is $35.

 

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CHS students have fun bowling

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students encouraged to honor God at baccalaureate service

 

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

 

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

 

Steve Wagers is pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team drops close game in fifth region tournament

 

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

 

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

 

Final score was 6-7.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Lane Bottoms watches the pitch.

CHS senior superlatives announced

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team is 20th District tournament runners-up

 

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

 

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

 

Final score was 8-7.

 

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

CHS seniors have fun at project graduation

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball coach honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team battles Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team recently battled Washington County.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team takes on LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on LaRue County recently.

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Gavin Johnson eyes the runner on first.

CHS baseball team takes on Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Elizabethtown recently.

 

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

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney is hit by a pitch.

CHS teacher honored in Frankfort with Teacher Achievement Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS teachers honored at Campbellsville University

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS softball team drops close game in district tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS softball team takes on Nelson, Marion counties

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senor Kailey Morris gets set to bat.

CHS wins close game with Monroe County

 

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

 

Final score was 10-9, in nine innings.

 

CHS senior Kailey Morris looks to steal second.

CHS softball team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently defeated John Hardin.

 

Final score was 16-1, in four innings.

 

CHS senior Kailey Morris fields the ball.

CHS softball team crushes Danville

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently crushed Danville.

 

Final score was 16-1, in three innings.

 

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

CHS softball team defeats Clinton County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team defeated Clinton County recently.

 

Final score was 12-5.

 

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

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington throws to first.

CHS senior featured in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

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

 

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

 

Cowan portrayed Nym.

 

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

CHS softball, baseball seniors honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

Eagle football camp begins May 30

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS freshman sets personal record at state meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis duo plays at state tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis teams compete in Heartland Conference tournament

 

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

 

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

CHS graduates nearly 65 students

 

They entered as students, and left as alumni.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball team defeats John Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team defeated John Hardin recently.

 

Final score was 4-3.

 

CHS senior Donnie Osinger hit a home run.

 

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

 

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

School year comes to a close

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

Three people are retiring after this school year.

 

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

 

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

Class of 2017 takes final Senior Walk

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

District baseball, softball tournaments begin next week

 

Campbellsville High School baseball and softball teams will play in this year’s 20th District tournaments, beginning next week.

 

CHS softball team will take on Taylor County on Monday, May 22, at about 8 p.m. ET, following the Marion County vs. Adair County game, which is set to begin at 6 p.m. ET.

 

CHS baseball team will take on Taylor County on Tuesday, May 23, at 7 p.m. ET.

 

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CHS seniors treated to breakfast

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Year

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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CHS student is first to complete MTA certification

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Randy Harris has made school history.

 

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

 

Randy Harris

CHS students have fun during Sharpen the Saw Day

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS FCA group hosts prayer walk

 

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

 

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

 

CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald prays outside a classroom.

CHS students complete family and consumer sciences certifications

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Bailey Thompson

CHS junior varsity baseball team defeats Marion County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Marion County recently.

 

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

 

Final score was 3-1.

 

CHS sophomore Ryan Kearney pitches a strike.

CHS tennis teams take on Adair County, Fort Knox

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Adair County and Fort Knox.

 

For the boys’ team, CHS defeated Adair County by a score of 5-0.

 

CHS junior Sara Farmer shares a laugh with doubles partner Shauna Jones, a senior.

CIS students complete K-PREP testing

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS project graduation set for Saturday, May 20

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School senior Ben Rafferty, sophomore Mariah Lowery and freshman Abie Angel recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Ben Rafferty     Mariah Lowery     Abie Angel

CIS students cast in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ production

 

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

 

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

 

Wizard of Oz Junior

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS concert band receives proficient rating at state contest

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students complete Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Justin Richerson     Ethan Lay

CHS students complete industry certification

 

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

 

Gabriel Clark

CHS senior parent meeting scheduled

 

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

 

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

CHS principal to become superintendent

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon have a new leader.

 

Campbellsville High School Principal Kirby Smith will succeed Mike Deaton as the school district’s top leader.

 

Kirby Smith

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

Campbellsville middle, high schools to host cheerleading tryouts

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Bailey Smith

CHS track teams finish strong at meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Lauren Williams runs.

CHS junior varsity softball team defeats Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Lauryn Agathen waits to bat.

CHS softball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville High School softball team defeated Adair County on Thursday, April 20.

 

In the varsity match up, CHS won by a score of 6-3.

 

And the CHS junior varsity team won by a score of 5-4.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington runs home.

CHS baseball team beats Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

Final score was 10-7.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash throws.

CHS juniors to attend Boys State

 

Campbellsville High School juniors Austin Fitzgerald and Bryce Richardson have been chosen to attend Boys State this summer.

 

The two will attend the program at Campbellsville University on June 4-9.

 

Austin Fitzgerald     Bryce Richardson

CHS students play poetry review game

 

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

 

Students in Ben Davis’s advanced placement English class have been studying literary elements of poetry.

 

To help them review for upcoming tests, students were given two groups of cards, one with a definition on it and the other with a term.

 

From left, CHS sophomores Glenn Lamer, Tristan Johnson, Myles Murrell and Treyce Mattingly work to pair their poetry terms with the definitions.

CHS students are college ready

 

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

 

Several students are now deemed college ready based on scores when taking the ACT in March.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Cameron Bohannon

CHS show choir presents ‘Back to the 90s’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS concert band students to perform at state contest

 

Campbellsville High School concert band students will perform at a state competition next week.

 

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

 

The band performed in March at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown and received distinguished ratings in each category, from every judge. Because the band received the highest rating possible from every judge, CHS was invited to play at the state level assessment.

 

The state assessment is set for Monday, May 8, at University of Louisville.

 

From left, CHS junior Austin Fitzgerald, sophomore Elizabeth Sullivan, junior Christian Berry and sophomore Makayla Miller play clarinet.

CHS students enjoy class outside

 

Campbellsville High School students recently enjoyed having class outside.

 

During recent warm weather, students in Kevin Rafferty’s trigonometry class took their learning outside.

 

CHS math teacher Kevin Rafferty talks to his students as they complete their homework while having class outside.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis teams battle Washington County, Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Washington County and Caverna.

 

The girls’ team defeated Washington County by a score of 3-0.

 

CHS junior Cody Davis takes a breath during his match.

CHS tennis teams take on Elizabethtown

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on Elizabethtown.

 

For the boys’ team, doubles partners Cody Davis and Jackson Hunt, juniors, won their match.

 

CHS freshman Victoria Cox, at left, hits the ball as doubles partner Mallory Haley, a senior, looks on.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are freshman Shelby Hunt, sophomore Lauren Williams, senior Robert Tungate and junior Missy Vanorder.

CHS students invited to participate in DYW

 

Campbellsville High School students have been invited to participate in this year’s Distinguished Young Woman program.

 

The program is open to female CHS students who are in their junior year.

 

An orientation event for those interested in participating has been scheduled for Sunday, May 21, at Campbellsville Civic Center from 2 to 4 p.m.

 

CHS DYW Orientation

CHS senior cast in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’

 

Campbellsville High School senior Jaleel Cowan will make his acting debut in a couple weeks.

 

Cowan has been cast in the upcoming production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Campbellsville University, as part of its Shakespeare Under the Stars series.

 

Jaleel Cowan

Sheriff’s deputy visits CHS senior

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students have fun at prom, prom breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School students danced the night away at this year’s prom on Saturday, April 29.

 

The night began with walk through at the CHS gymnasium. Friends and family members gathered to see those attending prom and to take photographs.

 

Afterward, students drove to The Venue for the main event, themed “A Night in Paris.”

 

CHS seniors Noah Wagers and Brenna Wethington were crowned prom king and queen.

 

CHS prom king and queen Noah Wagers and Brenna Wethington, seniors, dance.

CHS students make biscuits

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS track members place at Bryan Station invitational

 

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

 

 

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

CHS baseball team takes on Nelson County

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team took on Nelson County on Friday, April 14.

 

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

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash pitched for the Eagles.

 

CHS sophomore Jackson Hinton catches the ball.

CHS baseball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville High School junior varsity baseball team defeated Taylor County on Wednesday, April 12.

 

Final score was 4-2.

 

CHS junior Ethan Lay catches the ball at second.

CHS hosts blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School students and staff members are saving lives.

 

CHS hosted a blood drive on Friday, April 28.

 

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

 

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

CHS honors top students

 

Campbellsville High School recently honored its top students.

 

CHS hosted its annual Top 10 percent banquet on Sunday, April 23, to honor the students making up the Top 10 percent of their class.

 

The Top 10 percent award is given to students by class based solely on their cumulative GPA. The honor is given to CHS sophomores, juniors and seniors.

 

CHS students honored at this year’s Top 10 percent banquet are, from left, front, sophomores Brandon Greer, Davon Cecil, Abbie Dicken and Reagan Knight. Second row, sophomores Jeremiah Jackson, Myles Murrell, Ryan Kearney, Ian McAninch and Elizabeth Sullivan. Third row, juniors Madison Dial, Kimberly Harden, Sara Farmer, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Bryce Richardson. Back, seniors Laura Lamb, Shauna Jones, Blair Lamb, Caroline McMahan and Murphy Lamb. Absent are senior Tiffany Stagner and juniors Alex Doss and Samuel Kessler.

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Trenton Popplewell recently completed Microsoft Office industry certification.

 

Trenton Popplewell

CHS students to receive free nail products

 

Campbellsville High School students can receive free nail products from the Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center.

 

Students can go to the center, located at Campbellsville High School, and receive nail polish, polish strips, nail stickers and more.

 

Campbellsville High School students can receive free nail products from the Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center.

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS prom is Saturday night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS students complete certifications

 

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

 

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

 

Kayla Atkinson

CHS students to raise money for cancer research

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pennies for Patients

CHS seniors preparing for graduation

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS softball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS golf player signs with LWC

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis player signs with CU

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis teams take on LaRue

 

Campbellsville High School tennis teams recently took on LaRue County.

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Zack Settle returns a serve.

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

 

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

 

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

 

And the boys’ team finished fifth out of six.

 

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

CHS student featured in Imagine Academy newsletter

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Cody Davis

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS fishing team to compete in KHSAAA regionals

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students working toward college, career readiness

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS tennis teams battle Grayson, Taylor counties

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Mallory Haley hits the ball.

CHS track teams pick up wins

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Jasmine Coro gets ready to run.

CHS softball team takes on North Hardin

 

Campbellsville High School softball team recently took on North Hardin.

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Abi Wiedewitsch runs home.

CHS senior to play tennis at LWC

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES cafeteria worker receives Dare to Soar award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria worker Eveleen Burkhead has received this month’s Dare to Soar award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton made the presentation at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s regular meeting on Monday, April 17.

 

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

 

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

CHS students to raise money for cancer research

 

Campbellsville High School students are raising money for cancer research.

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS fishing season under way

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students learn about judicial process

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students to attend GSP

 

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

 

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

 

Wyatt Houk     Alex Doss     Ryan Wiedewitsch

 

Bryce Richardson     Madison Dial

CHS sophomore to attend GSA

 

Jeremiah Jackson has made school history.

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students receive graduation invitations, caps and gowns

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students named state champions at STLP competition

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Christina Phipps

CHS senior gets role in ‘Shrek the Musical’

 

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

 

Jaleel Cowan

CHS seniors to host car wash fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS tennis season underway

 

Campbellsville High School’s tennis season is underway.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students learn about art

 

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

 

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

 

They also take trips together and complete school projects.

 

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

CHS students win entrepreneurship challenge, advance to state competition

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS sophomore chosen to attend Rogers Scholars program

 

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

 

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

 

Myles Murrell

CHS seniors receive art scholarships

 

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

 

Kyrsten Hill     Tiffany Stagner

CHS baseball team picks up wins in Florida

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Baseball

CHS students teach computer coding

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students teach computer coding

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS teacher one of eight finalists for Teacher of the Year award

 

Campbellsville High School teacher Ben Davis has been named one of eight finalists for this year’s high school Teacher of the Year award.

 

Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline announced on Thursday, April 6, the names of 24 teachers chosen as recipients of the 2018 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

 

Ben Davis

CHS hosts concert band clinic

 

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

 

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

 

CHS freshman Abie Angel works with guest instructor Tony Barrett.

CHS senior to bowl at LWC

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students practice for AP exams

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS senior to play soccer at CU

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS art students work with clay

 

Campbellsville High School specialized art students recently worked with clay.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS baseball, softball teams head to Florida

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS students win conservation art awards

 

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

 

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

CHS students are college, career ready

 

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

 

Chase Atwood     Jaleel Cowan     Gabriel Clark

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS students win awards at first KUNA event

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Jason Agee

CMS students win awards at KUNA

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS physics students determine the speed of sound

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students see the stars

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

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

 

Jaleel Cowan

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS junior Caitlin Bright walks to the plate.

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS junior Caitlin Bright walks to the plate.

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Zack Bottoms gets ready to bat.

CHS tennis teams take on North Hardin

 

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

 

The boys’ team won by a score of 3-2.

 

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

 

CHS senior Zack Settle hits the ball.

CHS baseball season underway

 

Campbellsville High School baseball season is underway.

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash pitches.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors work toward college, career readiness

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS students attend high school journalism workshop

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS concert band students receive distinguished ratings

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

CHS teachers, students battle in quick recall challenge

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students named to honor roll

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS students make stir fry

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make stir fry.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students celebrate college, career readiness success

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students create mood paintings

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS girls’ basketball players receive awards

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS concert band students prepare for KMEA assessment

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students conduct mock trial

 

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

 

AP U.S. government students in Susan Dabney’s class recently learned all about how to conduct a criminal trial.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Jackson Hinton, at left, listens as his attorneys Jeremiah Jackson and Elizabeth Sullivan, sophomores, question a witness.

CHS students make tape people sculptures

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS honored at state capitol

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students elected FCCLA region officers

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

CHS seniors work toward becoming college and career ready

 

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

 

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

 

Jon Tanner Coppage

CHS prom tickets on sale

 

Campbellsville High School prom tickets are on sale now.

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

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

 

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

CHS students perform penny experiment

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

And she couldn’t help but smile.

 

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

 

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

CHS students study the heart

 

Campbellsville High School anatomy students are studying the heart.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS senior is college ready

 

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

 

CHS senior Micah Corley recently passed the KYOTE writing exam.

 

Micah Corley

CHS students learn to make pizzas

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned how to make pizza.

 

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

 

CHS sophomore Ceondre Barnett makes an English muffin pizza.

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS students create Pop Art

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball players honored

 

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

 

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

CHS student featured on website

 

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

 

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

 

Cody Davis

Former superintendent honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS senior finishes second in welding competition

 

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

 

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

 

Zack Bottoms

CHS students spread positivity

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students learn about Sullivan University

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS student artwork on display

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS student artwork on display

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS, CHS student artwork on display

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS student completes Microsoft Office certification

 

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

 

Ryan Kearney

CHS students, teachers help save lives

 

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

 

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

 

CHS senior Murphy Lamb donates blood.

CHS students make clean water

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Eagle Excellence award winners

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students complete welding certification

 

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

 

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

Quentin Skaggs     Josh Mahan


Chloe Decker     Katelyn Walker

CHS STLP students advance to state competition

 

Campbellsville High School STLP students have advanced to state competition.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS freshman chosen for future medical leaders program

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

CHS freshman chosen for future medical leaders program

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students make tortilla pizzas

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned to make tortilla pizzas.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS art students study texture

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS boys’ basketball team battles Adair County

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students visit ECTC

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

The NHSACA recently made the announcement.

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS senior speaks to CMS FCA group

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CHS hosts Empty Nest Night

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS teachers host parent-teacher conferences

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS teacher Susan Dabney meets with a parent.

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

 

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

 

The pullovers are Holloway brand and they are fitted.

 

Cost is $50.

 

CMS volleyball team selling pullovers

CHS girls’ basketball team battles Adair County into triple overtime

 

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

 

CHS battled the Lady Indians into triple overtime.

 

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

 

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

CHS students to interview for jobs

 

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

 

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

CHS band students participate in CU honors band

 

Campbellsville High School band students recently participated in the Campbellsville University Honors Band program.

 

The students attended rehearsals on the CU campus on Thursday, Feb. 16, and Friday, Feb. 17.

 

More than 100 of the best high school band students around Kentucky were invited to participate.

 

CHS junior Tiffany Kane plays flute during a CU Honors Band rehearsal.

CHS students finish paper mache project

 

Campbellsville High School students have finished their 3D paper mache objects.

 

Students in Jo Ann Harris’s classes recently watched an episode of “Face Off,” a reality television show that features a competition between special effects makeup artists.

 

While watching the show, students learned about making special effects, but also about art careers.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Rylee Petett holds her finished 3D paper mache sculpture.

CHS swim teams finish fourth, seventh at meet

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ swim teams finished fourth and seventh, respectively, at the Campbellsville Taylor County Invite on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Campbellsville University.

 

CHS senior swimmers Mallory Haley, Daniel Silva and Jon Tanner Coppage were honored in a special ceremony.

 

And several CHS swimmers finished in the top of their events.

 

CHS seniors, from left, Daniel Silva, Jon Tanner Coppage and Mallory Haley are honored. They are pictured with their coach, Steve Doss.

CHS girls’ basketball team takes on Anderson County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team took on Anderson County on Friday, Feb. 17.

 

Despite fighting to the final buzzer, CHS couldn’t get the win.

 

Final score was 39-62.

 

CHS girls’ basketball head coach Anthony Epps hugs seniors Brenna Wethington, at left, and Caylie Blair after they play their final minutes on the Lady Eagles home court.

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams to play in 20th district tournament

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will play in the 20th district tournament this week at Adair County High School.

 

The girls’ tournament begins on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

 

At 6:30 p.m., Marion County will take on Taylor County. After that game, at 8 p.m., the CHS Lady Eagles will take on Adair County.

 

The CHS boys’ team will play Adair County on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

 

CHS girls’, boys’ basketball teams to play in 20th district tournament

CHS boys’ freshmen, JV teams defeat Thomas Nelson

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen and junior varsity basketball teams recently defeated Thomas Nelson.

 

The CHS freshmen squad dominated Thomas Nelson. Final score was 72-38.

 

And final score of the JV match up was 69-58.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Arren Hash dribbles down the court.

CHS boys’ JV, varsity teams take on Caverna

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ junior varsity and varsity basketball teams recently took on Caverna.

 

In the JV match up, CHS was victorious. Final score was 61-38.

 

CHS fought to the buzzer in the varsity match up, but couldn’t hang on to get the win. Final score was 85-88.

 

CHS junior Connor Wilson smiles as he watches the ball.

CHS boys’ freshmen basketball team defeats Hart County

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ freshmen basketball team defeated Hart County recently.

 

Final score was 50-39.

 

CHS freshman Mark Rigsby drives the ball for two points.

CHS senior athletes honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior athletes were honored on Friday, Feb. 17.

 

CHS girls’ basketball senior players Caylie Blair and Brenna Wethington are honored. From left are Caylie’s parents Bryan Blair and Terri Slinker, Caylie, head coach Anthony Epps, Brenna and her parents, Sheila and John Wethington.     CHS cheerleader Lisa-Marie Richter, a junior and foreign exchange student, is honored. She is pictured with the CHS cheerleading squad. In front is Campbellsville Elementary School first-grader Lainey Price. In back, from left, are freshmen Isabella Osborne and Sydney Wilson, sophomore Andrea Bryant, freshman Lauryn Agathen, coach Nikki Price, Lisa, coach Lisa Wiseman, freshmen Zoe McAninch and Bailey Smith and junior Kimberly Harden.

CHS senior athletes honored

 

Campbellsville High School senior athletes were honored on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

 

From left, CHS boys’ basketball senior players Darius Bell, Zack Bottoms, Micah Corley and Ricky Smith-Cecil are honored for their dedication to their team.     CHS bowling team senior players, from left, Vera Brown, Logan Brown, Murphy Lamb and Jared Brewster are honored for their dedication to their team.

CHS senior cross country runner Kyrsten Hill is honored. From left are Hill’s mother Tonya, CHS cross country coach Steve Doss, Kyrsten and Hill’s father Jonathan.     CHS senior golf player Noah Wagers is honored. From left are his parents Steve and Kim Wagers, Noah and CHS boys’ golf coach Jim Ward.

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats LaRue County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ varsity basketball team defeated LaRue County on Thursday, Feb. 16.

 

Final score was 50-43.

 

CHS junior Kiyah Barnett led her team with 14 points.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Catlyn Clausen passes.

CHS girls’ basketball team defeats Washington County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team defeated Washington County recently.

 

Final score was 51-35.

 

CHS boys’ team also took on Washington County, but couldn’t get the win. Final score was 50-62.

 

CHS senior Brenna Wethington looks for a rebound.     CHS junior Connor Wilson drives the ball to the hoop.

CHS basketball teams defeat Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ basketball teams recently took on Metcalfe County, and picked up three wins.

 

In the girls’ varsity match up, CHS won the close game by a score of 52-51.

 

The CHS boys’ varsity team crushed Metcalfe County. Final score was 84-45.

 

The CHS team also won the boys’ junior varsity match up. Final score was 56-47.

 

CHS senior Caylie Blair dribbles.    CHS juniors Logan Cole, at left, and Chanson Atkinson look for a rebound.

CHS girls’ freshmen basketball team defeats Taylor, Marion counties

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ freshmen basketball team recently defeated Taylor and Marion counties.