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CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 12.

 

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

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 12 are, from left, sixth-graders Spencer Bates and Kenya Bridgewater, seventh-graders Hannah Singleton and Ryan Grubbs and eighth-graders Bri Davis and Logan Wilson.

CMS students visit bookmobile

 

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

 

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

 

CMS sixth-graders Destiny Bradley, at left, and Natasha Torres browse the books at the bookmobile.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer orientation and training on Monday, Nov. 19.

 

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

 

Anyone interested in volunteering with the District is invited to attend.

 

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CHS band selling poinsettias

 

Campbellsville High School band is once again selling poinsettias as a fundraiser.

 

The poinsettias come in several colors, including pink, white, red and a mix of pink and white.

 

Cost is $10 each.

 

Orders are due by Friday, Nov. 30, and money must be turned in that day.

 

Poinsettia

CMS students discuss test scores

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders recently had a “Chat and Chew” to learn about the importance of their state test scores.

 

In Paige Cook’s language arts classes, students are discussing their scores on the K-PREP tests they took during the 2017-2018 school year.

 

CMS teacher Paige Cook discusses K-PREP test data with her students.

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

 

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.

 

Eagle Athletics

CHS girls’ basketball team selling sponsorships

 

Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team is selling Hoop Pals sponsorships.

 

For a donation, a name can be placed on a banner showing support for the Lady Eagles this season.

 

Pledge amounts start at $5.

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS volleyball tryouts set for Dec. 13, 14

 

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

 

There will be open gym time for practice on Friday, Nov. 30, and Friday, Dec. 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Campbellsville High School campus.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 5.

 

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

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Nov. 5 are, from left, sixth-graders Marissa Segura and J.J. Gurley, seventh-graders Allie Compton and Kaden Bloyd and eighth-graders Jasmine Daniels and Tyler Booth.

CHS track team selling fruit

 

Campbellsville High School track team members are selling fruit to raise money for the upcoming season.

 

Brochures for the items being sold are available at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school main offices.

 

Gift boxes are available, and customers can also buy apples, grapefruit, pears, nuts, oranges, pineapples, country hams and other items. Items vary in price.

 

Fruit

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 29.

 

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

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 29 are, from left, sixth-graders Landon Rakes and Anna Floyd, seventh-graders Chloe Thompson and Chase Lawless and eighth-graders J.T. Washington and Kailey Lozano.

CIS Board of Education members re-elected

 

Three of the five Campbellsville Independent Schools Board of Education members have been re-elected to serve four more years.

 

Board members Angie Johnson, Mitch Overstreet and Suzanne Wilson, who currently serves as vice chair, were re-elected to their seats on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

 

Angie Johnson     MItch Overstreet     Suzanne Wilson

CHS FCCLA to collect winter clothing

 

Campbellsville High School FCCLA members are collecting winter clothing for those in need.

 

Club members are asking for donations in the form of new or gently used coats, scarves, gloves and toboggans of any size.

 

Donations can be brought to the CHS campus or Green River Ministries.

 

FCCLA

CMS students paint with watercolors

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to paint with watercolors.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are discussing different media to use when creating artwork.

 

Students have used crayons, markers, tempera paint, oil pastels and more.

 

CMS sixth-grader Serenity Mings paints.

CMS art students learn about color

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently learned about color.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s classes, students learned that the color wheel tells which colors can be mixed together to make new colors.

 

Students learned about primary and secondary colors, warm and cool colors, and also neutral colors.

 

CMS seventh-grader Lance Knifley creates his neutral artwork.

CMS art students create mixed media projects

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made a mixed media project.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students studied artist Piet Mondrian, who is known for his landscape paintings.

 

CMS sixth-grader Lilyan Murphy adds color to her tree.

CMS, CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

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

 

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

 

News Team

CHS senior class begins detergent fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School seniors are selling detergent to raise money for their upcoming project graduation celebration.

 

Trash bags, disk paks, dish soap, scent enhancers, laundry paks, fabric softener and liquid detergents are available, ranging from $35 to $45.

 

Class of 2019

CMS math students survive escape room

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently survived an escape room full of math problems.

 

In LeeAnn Grider’s sixth-grade math class, students were recently tested on fractions, multiplication, division and more.

 

CMS sixth-graders Lillian Sears, at left, and Anna Floyd work a math puzzle as they try to get a code to help them leave the escape room.

CMS students make Veterans Day art

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are making art to honor veterans.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are learning about artist Romero Britto.

 

Using Britto’s style, students made pieces to honor veterans at an upcoming ceremony.

 

CMS sixth-grader Marissa Segura adds color to her Veterans Day artwork.

CHS Drama Club to present ‘Ebenezer’s Christmas Carol’

 

Campbellsville High School Drama Club will present “Ebenezer’s Christmas Carol” on Saturday, Dec. 15, and Sunday, Dec. 16.

 

Tickets for the dinner theater event will be on sale soon.

 

The play will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

The matinee performance will be Sunday, Dec. 16, at 3:30 p.m.

 

Christmas Carol

CIS students raise cancer awareness

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are raising cancer awareness, and supporting those who are battling the disease.

 

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, students hosted a Pink Out and hat day to raise money for cancer research.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students and staff members dress in pink for their Pink Out to raise money for cancer awareness.     Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members dress in pink for their Pink Out to raise money for cancer awareness.     Campbellsville High School students and staff members dress in pink for their Pink Out to raise money for cancer awareness.

CMS math students learn division

 

Campbellsville Middle School math students are learning long division.

 

In LeeAnn Grider’s class, students are practicing converting fractions into decimals.

 

CMS teacher LeeAnn Grider works with sixth-grader Tre Shipione as he practices converting fractions to decimals.

CIS to host basketball league

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a developmental basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade.

 

Players will meet for practice on Sundays, for about 40 minutes. Players will work on skill development, and then play a game.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball head coach Tim Davis, along with assistant coaches Will Griffin, Chris “Scoop” Smith, Chris “PeeWee” Smith and Jordan Ballard, will coordinate the league.

 

Eagle Basketball

CHS boys’ basketball Booster Club to host jamboree

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball Booster Club will host a jamboree for middle school teams on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3.

 

The tournament is a fundraiser for CHS boys’ basketball.

 

Admission is $5 per day, and no passes will be accepted. Children younger than 6 will be admitted free.

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS students cook like the colonists

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently did some cooking during a unit on the 13 colonies.

 

In Robbilyn Speer’s class, students are discussing the culture of the colonial regions, and discussed how colonists lived.

 

Speer discussed how Native Americans taught the colonists to cook with wheat and other grains.

 

CMS teacher Robbilyn Speer drops johnny cake batter on the griddle.

CMS science students study atomic models

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently used candy to help them learn about the various atomic models.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science classes, students are learning about the Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr and electron cloud models.

 

As a laboratory exercise for the unit, students were given five types of candies, including a Tootsie Roll pop, a Gobstopper, a Ferrero Rocher chocolate, a piece of hard butterscotch candy and some chocolate chip cookies.

 

CMS teacher Amy Knifley talks to eighth-graders Nate Mitchell, at left, and Cameron Mahan about how the candies are similar to the atomic models.

‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 9

 

The annual Campbellsville Independent Schools “Christmas Spectacular” concert has been rescheduled to Sunday, Dec. 9, 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, the CES third-grade choir and middle school choirs.

 

CMS and CHS concerts bands will also perform.

 

Christmas Spectacular

CMS Beta students spread kindness

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta members are spreading kindness in the Campbellsville community.

 

The National Beta Club was established 84 years ago, on Oct. 26, on the pillars of achievement, character, leadership and service.

 

In honor of Founders Day, the CMS Beta Club performed a community service to spread kindness.

 

CMS Beta Club members hold their “Just Be Kind” signs before traveling to post them at local businesses.

CMS students make catapults

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Katon Cox fires his catapult.

CMS students study the history of the atom

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are studying the history of the atom in their science class.

 

In Amy Knifley’s classes, students are learning about the development of the atomic theory and the history of the atom.

 

To illustrate their new knowledge, students recently worked on a project to present for their classmates.

 

CMS eighth-graders Zeke Bell, at left, and Brandon Nelson work together on their atomic theory timeline poster.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members recently celebrated Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

CMS students and staff members dress in purple and gold for Show Your Pride … Drug Free Day.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members are celebrating Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

Dress-up day winners were, from left, eighth-grader Jasmine Daniels, seventh-grader Jaylie Moore, sixth-graders Aidan Phillips and Morgan Spears and eighth-grader Zamar Owens. Absent from the photo is seventh-grader Nathan McFarland.

‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 2

 

The annual Campbellsville Independent Schools “Christmas Spectacular” concert will be Sunday, Dec. 2, 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, the CES third-grade choir and middle school choirs.

 

Christmas Spectacular

CHS soccer team to host pancake breakfast

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team will host a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 17.

 

The breakfast will be a Wings Pizza N Things from 8 to 10 a.m.

 

Tickets are $7 each, and are available from head coach Bradley Harris, who teaches at Campbellsville Middle School.

 

Pancake Breakfast

CMS students learn to manage stress

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to manage their stress.

 

Students meet regularly with Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch to discuss issues they might face during their middle and high school years.

 

Recently, Wiedewitsch discussed how students experience stress.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch talks to students about what causes them stress.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members are celebrating Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

CMS Red Ribbon Week dress-up day winners for Wednesday, Oct. 24, are, from left, seventh-grader Jordan Gabehart, eighth-grader Aiden Humphress, sixth-grader Deason Smith and eighth-grader Jasper Wright.

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members are celebrating Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

CMS Red Ribbon Week dress-up day winners for Tuesday, Oct. 23, are, from left, seventh-grader Alexis Sharp, sixth-grader Thomas Tungate, eighth-graders Glory Deckard and Tyler Booth and seventh-grader Ashton Davis.

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 Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 9:30 a.m. in the Campbellsville High School gym.

 

Veterans Day

CIS to host Pink Out, raise money for cancer awareness

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is raising awareness and money to support those fighting cancer.

 

CIS will host a district-wide Pink Out on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

 

During the Pink Out, students and staff members are encouraged to wear as much pink as possible.

 

And, those who want to wear a hat can do so for a $1 donation. All proceeds will be donated to cancer awareness.

 

CIS Pink Out

CMS students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members are celebrating Red Ribbon Week with several special events.

 

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

 

CMS Red Ribbon Week dress-up day winners for Monday, Oct. 22, are, from left, eighth-grader Aubrey Young, sixth-graders Noah Leachman and Kylee Sowders, seventh-grader Dalton Morris, eighth-grader Gavin Morris and seventh-grader Aaliyah Nunez.

CMS students enjoy Eagle Pride Day

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently enjoyed playing games and having fun together on Eagle Pride Day.

 

For a portion of the day, students rotated to several rooms to play volleyball and basketball, watch movies, play board games, play laptop games, use their electronic devices and build with K’nex blocks.

 

CMS eighth-graders Brandon Nelson, at left, and Gavin Morris build with K’nex blocks.

CHS football team selling District championship shirts

 

Campbellsville High School football team is District champions for the second time in as many years.

 

The team is selling purple championship t-shirts and long-sleeve t-shirts.

 

T-shirts are $10 each, and long-sleeve shirts are $15.

 

District Champs Shirts

CIS students, staff members have fun at pep rally

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students and staff members showed their spirit during a districtwide pep rally on Friday, Oct. 19, to celebrate football 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 cheerleaders yell for the Eagles. From left are third-graders Lainey Price, Willow Griffin, Londyn Smith, Lillian Martin and River McFarland.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 15.

 

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

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 8 are, from left, sixth-graders Lilyan Muprhy and Logan England, seventh-graders Angelica Seng and Tashaun Hart and eighth-graders Weston Mattingly and Tonya Parker.

CHS hosts homecoming chili supper

 

Campbellsville High School hosted homecoming activities last week, ending Friday, Oct. 19, with a free chili supper and football game.

 

At the chili supper, Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members served chili, hot dogs, dessert and drinks.

 

About 300 people attended.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grader Chanler Mann takes a big bite of his cake.

CMS girls’ winter basketball begins soon

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ winter basketball program will begin soon.

 

There will be a meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 23, for girls in third through sixth grades who are interested in playing.

 

The meeting will begin at 7:15 p.m. in the Campbellsville High School cafeteria.

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS art students create mobiles and stabiles

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made kinetic art.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students learned about artist Alexander Calder.

 

After learning about his work with innovative mobiles and kinetic sculptures, Harris asked her students to make their own.

 

CMS seventh-grader Angelica Seng builds the base for his mobile.

CIS chief academic officer receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Chief Academic Officer Kent Settle received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 15.

 

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

 

Settle received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CIS Chief Academic Officer Kent Settle with the certified Change Award.

Chiropractor receives Change Award

 

Local chiropractor Dr. Ray Roberts received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 15.

 

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

 

Roberts received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors chiropractor Dr. Ray Roberts with the community Change Award.

CIS reading tutor receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools AmeriCorps reading tutor Ashleigh Lewis received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 15.

 

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

 

Lewis received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honors Campbellsville Independent Schools AmeriCorps reading tutor Ashleigh Lewis with the classified Change Award.

CIS superintendent gets a pie in the face for charity

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith recently got a pie in the face to raise money for local charities.

 

Smith participated in Taylor County Bank’s Charity Harvest event on Friday, Oct. 12.

 

CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith smiles after being hit with a pie.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

Eighth-graders got an easy win.

 

Final score was 27-12.

 

CMS girls’ basketball players pray with Taylor County players after the game.

CMS Beta Club to host ‘The Great Pumpkin Run’

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club will host “The Great Pumpkin Run” 5K race to raise money for upcoming state and national conventions.

 

The race will be on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m. at Miller Park.

 

Pre-registration is available through Friday, Oct. 19, at a cost of $25.

 

Great Pumpkin Race

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Oct. 8 are, from left, sixth-graders Harley Couch-Allen and Skylar Wilhoite, seventh-graders Jayla Penn and Zachary Akin and eighth-graders Jade Wheeler and Brandon Nelson.

CHS cross country team wins at Heartland Conference meet

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team took home several honors at the Heartland Conference meet on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

 

In the varsity boys’ race, which is 3.1 miles, senior Ian McAninch finished in 11th place, at 20:45.

 

Jake Dicken, a sophomore, finished in 18th place, in 23:22.

 

In the varsity girls’ race, freshman Serenity Ford finished in 18th place, at 29:53.

 

Cross Country

CMS, CHS archery team hosting signups

 

Campbellsville middle and high school archery team is hosting signups through Tuesday, Oct. 16.

 

Students interested in participating can sign up in their school’s office.

 

There will be an informational meeting for those interested on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 2 p.m. in the CMS multi-purpose room.

 

This meeting is for students only. There will be a parent meeting at a later date.

 

Archery

CMS students to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School students and staff members will celebrate Red Ribbon Week soon with several special events.

 

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

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 22-26.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

Red Ribbon Week

CMS students inducted into National Junior Beta Club

 

Campbellsville Middle School National Junior Beta Club recently welcomed more than 30 new members.

 

CMS hosted an induction ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 16.

 

To be eligible to become a member, CMS students must be a leader in their school, maintain a 3.5 GPA and commit to completing community service hours. Teachers can also nominate students to become members.

 

CMS National Junior Beta Club recently inducted more than 30 new members. Attending the ceremony are new and current members. From left, front, are sixth-grader Lillian Sears and seventh-graders Ellington Gowin and Chloe Mitchell. Second row, seventh-grader Gracie Taylor, sixth-graders Averi Perkins, Chloe Hoppes, Kylee Sowders, Zeke Harris, Noah Leachman and Mason Fisher and seventh-graders Karlie Cox and Allison Sumners. Third row, seventh-grader Gabby Bright and sixth-graders Anna Floyd and Jaclyn Jackson. Fourth row, seventh-grader Diego Noyola and sixth-graders Andrew Mardis and Skylar Wilhoite. Back, eighth-graders Mary Russell, Dakota Slone and Zamar Owens, sixth-grader Rowan Petett, eighth-grader Chase Hord, sixth-grader Gabriel Noyola, eighth-grader Mikaela Scharbrough, sixth-grader Logan England and eighth-graders Haylee Allen, Bri Davis and Alysa Howard.

CMS students build towers

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun building a tower out of straws.

 

In Kaye Breeding’s pathways to success class, students have been discussing career clusters.

 

After discussing the architecture, construction and design careers, students were divided into groups and given 40 straws.

 

CMS seventh-graders Camilla Taylor, at left, and Gabby Bright build their structures.

CMS to host book fair

 

Campbellsville Middle School will soon host a book fair.

 

The book fair will be in the CMS media center and begins Monday, Oct. 15, and will end Friday, Oct. 19.

 

The fair will be open from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m.

 

Book Fair

CMS Beta Club hosts ‘Socktober’ community service project

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club is hosting a “Socktober” community service project.

 

The club is partnering with the Sports Reach organization to help Owsley County residents, by collecting socks and shoes for people in need.

 

CMS Beta Club is collecting new socks in all sizes.

 

CMS Beta Socktober

CMS football team takes on Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently took on Adair County.

 

In the last game of the regular season, CMS hosted Adair County at the Campbellsville High School football field.

 

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

 

CMS eighth-grader Keondre Weathers is tackled.

CMS students study Native American culture

 

Campbellsville Middle School students have been studying Native American culture.

 

In Robbilyn Speer’s social studies classes, students were recently tested on their knowledge of Native American homes.

 

Speer gave her students a box of materials, including paper, Popsicle sticks, Play-Doh, string, pipe cleaners and more, and asked them to build one of several Native American houses.

 

CMS eighth-graders Haylee Allen, at left, and Levi Dicken make a plank house.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 11, at noon.

 

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

 

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CMS students sample history

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning about – and sampling – history.

 

In Robbilyn Speer’s class, students are learning about the Age of Exploration.

 

Speer told students that, during that time in history, the Native Americans introduced many new items to the Europeans.

 

CMS teacher Robbilyn Speer laughs as her students, from left, eighth-graders Levi Dicken, Haylee Allen and Bri Hayes, react as they sample dark chocolate, which the Native Americans introduced to the Europeans.

CMS football team hosts Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently hosted Metcalfe County.

 

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

 

CMS seventh-grader Devin Kinser runs the ball.

CMS girls’ basketball team defeats Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Russell County.

 

In the eighth-grade game, CMS came out on top.

 

Final score was 33-28.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Nora Harris fights for the ball.

CMS football team battles Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade football team recently battled Taylor County.

 

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

 

CMS eighth-grader J.T. Washington tackles.

CMS girls’ basketball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

In the eighth-grade game, CMS came out on top.

 

Final score was 51-30.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bre Humphress plays defense.

CMS football team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grade football team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

The teams battled into overtime.

 

In the extra plays, CMS scored a touchdown and held the Taylor County offensive line to get the win.

 

Final score was 14-8.

 

CMS seventh-grader Tashaun Hart runs the ball.

CMS students practice measuring

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning how to measure.

 

In Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students are studying units of measurement.

 

As an activity, students recently practiced measuring a variety of objects, from a pencil to a shoe and much more.

 

CMS eighth-grader Brooklyn Davis measures classmates Alex Byers.

CMS students learn to play the handbells

 

Campbellsville Middle School music students recently learned to play a new instrument.

 

In Jessica Floyd’s class, students recently learned to play the handbells.

 

Students worked together as a team to read the music and eventually play “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.”

 

CMS sixth-grader Skylar Wilhoite plays the handbells.

CMS girls’ basketball eighth-grade players honored

 

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

 

The eighth-graders were recognized in a special ceremony at their last regular season home game on Thursday, Sept. 27.

 

This year’s eighth-graders include Asia Barbour, Briana Davis, Antaya Epps, Brianna Hayes, BreAnna Humphress, Mary Russell and Dakota Slone.

 

CMS girls’ basketball eighth-grade players are honored. From left are assistant coaches LeeAnn Grider and Kathy England, Briana Davis, Asia Barbour, Brianna Hayes, Mary Russell, Antaya Epps, Dakota Slone, BreAnna Humphress and head coach Tiarra Cecil.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 24.

 

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

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 17 are, from left, sixth-graders Taylan Hunt and Chloe Hoppes, seventh-graders Jovi Bowen and Alexis Sharp and eighth-graders Dakota Slone and Blake Tungate.

CMS leadership students meet for orientation

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning about leadership.

 

Eighth-graders participating in Campbellsville University’s leadership program recently met for an orientation event.

 

CMS students – along with students from Green and Taylor county middle schools – will participate in several activities through the 2018-2019 school year to learn leadership and other skills.

 

CMS students participating in the LOCK program are, from left, front, eighth-graders Chase Hord, Leigh Hicks, Alysa Howard and Mikaela Scharbrough. Back, CMS guidance assistant Debbie Edwards and eighth-graders Levi Dicken, Weston Mattingly, Whitney Frashure and Haylee Allen. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Seth Hash.

CIS students continue to increase test scores, remain at top in region

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are continuing to perform well in the classroom, by once again improving their state test scores in many areas.

 

As a result, the scores keep CIS as one of the top Districts in the region.

 

At Campbellsville Elementary School, math and reading scores remain higher than state averages.

 

Campbellsville Middle School students saw an increase in reading and math, as well as a decrease in the students scoring novice.

 

And at Campbellsville High School, reading ACT scores are at an all-time high and math scores are above state averages.

 

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CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted student-led conferences on Monday, Sept. 24.

 

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

 

About 100 students attended.

 

CMS teacher Paige Cook talks with seventh-grader Zachary Akin and his mother Lori Veloudis about his grades.

CMS football team battles Green County to overtime

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently battled Green County to overtime.

 

At the end of the fourth quarter, the score was tied at 22.

 

CMS eighth-grader Konner Forbis fends off Green County defenders.

CIS choirs to host fall concert

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a fall choir concert on Sunday, Oct. 21.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs will come together for a fall concert.

 

The concert will feature many different types of music, including pop, spirituals, country and more.

 

And, for the first time, there will be a performance by a CIS staff choir, which is made up of about 50 members.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a fall choir concert on Sunday, Oct. 21.    Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school choirs will come together for a fall concert.    The concert will feature many different types of music, including pop, spirituals, country and more.    And, for the first time, there will be a performance by a CIS staff choir, which is made up of about 50 members.    Performances will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium on the Campbellsville High School campus.

CMS sixth-graders learn about the phases of the moon

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders are learning the phases of the moon.

 

In Jan Speer’s science class, students are learning about the moon and stars, and why the moon has different phases.

 

As an activity, and a treat, students recently used cookies filled with cream to depict the moon’s phases.

 

CMS sixth-graders Destiny Bradley, at left, and Lilyan Murphy use cookies to make the phases of the moon.

CMS students study potential energy

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are studying potential energy in their science class.

 

In a recent lab exercise, students focused on gravitational potential energy.

 

Students worked in pairs to study the relationship between mass, gravitational acceleration and height, which determine the amount of energy.

 

CMS seventh-graders Leo Lamer, at left, and Jovi Bowen record their data as they research the relationship between mass, gravitational acceleration and height.

CHS cross country team competes in Green County

 

Campbellsville High School cross country team recently competed in the Green County Cow Days Festival race.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Chase Hord finished the middle school race in 11:08, which earned him ninth place overall.

 

The team will compete in the Jack Mitchell Invite in LaRue County on Thursday, Sept. 27.

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Jonathan Sparks runs.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 17.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 17 are, from left, seventh-grader Chloe Mitchell, eighth-grader Zamar Owens, sixth-graders Thomas Tungate and Ellie Wise, seventh-grader Dalton Morris and eighth-grader Mary Russell.

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. 26.

 

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.

 

CHS FCA

CMS students study pop art

 

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

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s classes, students are learning about pop artists Roy Lichtenstein and Jim Dine.

 

CMS sixth-grader Summer Cothern draws her heart.

CMS, CHS students participate in district choral festival

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students participated in the Fourth District Choral Festival on Monday, Sept. 17, and Tuesday, Sept. 18.

 

The festival is an annual event that features students from area schools. Students in grades seven through high school seniors can participate, and are divided into two groups.

 

From left, CHS senior Jeremiah Jackson, juniors Alli Wilson, Gavin Johnson, Lauryn Agathen and Zaria Cowan and seniors Hayley Stapleton and Jay Tucker participate in the Senior High Choir at the Fourth District Choral Festival.     From left, CMS eighth-grader Kadence Houk, seventh-grader Allison Sumners, eighth-graders Mikaela Scharbrough and Haylee Allen, CHS freshman Gabby Skaggs, eighth-graders Whitney Frashure, Glory Deckard and Zeke Bell and seventh-grader Nathan Ray participate in the Junior High Choir at the Fourth District Choral Festival. Absent from the photo is freshman Abby Turner.

CMS football players honored

 

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

 

This year’s eighth-graders include Konner Forbis, Deondre Weathers, Camren Vicari, Seth Hash, Keondre Weathers, J.T. Washington, Cameron Mahan, Aiden Humphress, Cayden Corona, Isaiah Caffee, Logan Marples and Levi Dicken.

 

CMS football team honored its eighth-grade players on Tuesday, Sept. 18. They are, from left, front, Cayden Corona, Camren Vicari, Deondre Weathers, Konner Forbis, Deondre Weathers, Aiden Humphress and Seth Hash. Back, Levi Dicken, Logan Marples, Isaiah Caffee, J.T. Washington and Cameron Mahan. They are pictured with coaches, from left, Will Griffin, Tommy Allen, Bronson Gowdy, John Gholston, Isaiah Perkins, Stephen Tucker, Aaron Webb and Shumari Bridgewater.

CMS staff members perform random acts of kindness

 

Campbellsville Middle School staff members recently spent time helping others by performing random acts of kindness.

 

CMS staff members divided into groups on Friday, Sept. 14, to participate in a team-building exercise.

 

The staff members went to various agencies and businesses in the community to say thanks for all they do for Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students.

 

CMS teachers Paige Cook, Christi Kidwell and LeeAnn Grider deliver ice cream treats at Taylor County Public Library.

CMS students study kinetic energy

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-graders are studying kinetic energy.

 

In Steven Gumm’s science class, students are learning the relationship between kinetic energy, speed and mass.

 

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

 

CES seventh-graders Ethan Cox, at left, and Isaac Roddy test their car.

CMS band students practice

 

Campbellsville Middle School second-year band students are working hard to improve their musical skills.

 

In Zach Shelton’s class, students are practicing their instruments and preparing for upcoming competitions and performances.

 

CMS seventh-grader Nathan McFarland plays percussion.

CMS art students enjoy painting

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently spent some time painting.

 

While students finished a project, and before starting a new one, a group of Jo Ann Harris’s students used their class time to perfect their painting skills.

 

CMS seventh-grader Angelica Seng paints with watercolors.

CHS band to host Bingo Night

 

Campbellsville High School marching band will host Bingo Night on Tuesday, Sept. 25, as a fundraiser.

 

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

 

There will be food and cash prizes, along with childcare available for a donation.

 

Bingo Night

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Monday, Sept. 24, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend.

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Monday, Sept. 24, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.    During the conferences, students will discuss their grades with their parents and teachers.    No appointments are necessary to attend.

CMS students take new school photos

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently smiled for the camera.

 

Lifetouch personnel came to CMS on Friday, Sept. 14, to take new school portraits.

 

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

 

CMS seventh-grader Conner Rinehart smiles.

CMS names Exceeding Eagles

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 10.

 

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

 

CMS Exceeding Eagles for the week of Sept. 10 are, from left, seventh-grader Kiara Graves, sixth-grader Jaxon Garrett, seventh-grader Johnathon Foster and eighth-graders Haylee Allen and Bryce Newton. Absent from the photo is sixth-grader Mellany Parker.

CIS begins Relay for Life fundraiser

 

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

 

This year’s shirts feature two designs.

 

The first includes the words “Stand Up and Cheer!” and the Eagle logo.

 

The other includes the word Eagles in purple and gold lettering.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Relay for Life team is selling t-shirts and hoodies to raise money for the American Cancer Society.    This year’s shirts feature two designs.    The first includes the words “Stand Up and Cheer!” and the Eagle logo.    The other includes the word Eagles in purple and gold lettering.

CHS band members selling mums

 

Campbellsville High School marching band members are selling 6-inch potted mums as a fundraiser.

 

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

 

Mums will be ordered on Tuesday, Sept. 25, and will arrive the second week of October.

 

Mums

CMS students have fun at dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun at their first dance of the school year.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team hosted the dance on Friday, Sept. 7.

 

About 75 students attended.

 

CMS students have fun at the dance.

CES choir begins pastry fundraiser

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir has begun a frozen pastries fundraiser.

 

The choir is selling Butter Braids, which are pastries that can be frozen for holidays, special occasions and anytime a special pastry is needed.

 

Flavors available include a four-cheese and herb with marinara dipping sauce, apple, blueberry with cream cheese, cinnamon, double chocolate and strawberry with cream cheese.

 

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CHS marching band to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School marching band will host a fundraiser at Dairy Queen on Wednesday, Sept. 12. 

 

The band will receive a portion of proceeds from inside orders from 6 to 9 p.m.

 

All money raised will go toward the season’s expenses.

 

Dairy Queen

CIS public information officer receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Public Information Officer Calen McKinney received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 10.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Campbellsville Independent Schools Public Information Officer Calen McKinney with the classified Change Award.

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School exceptional child educator Katie Wilkerson received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 10.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors Campbellsville Middle School exceptional child educator Katie Wilkerson with the classified Change Award.

CMS honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently announced its academic achievers for September.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade level are given the honor, and were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 10.

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently announced its academic achievers for September, and they were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 10. They are, from left, front, sixth-graders Deanna Reardon and Jacob DeBrot and seventh-grader Aaliyah Nunez. Back, seventh-grader Luke McDonald and eighth-graders Mikaela Scharbrough and Nate Mitchell with CMS Principal Zach Lewis.

Infinite Campus mobile app available soon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools students and parents will soon be able to access school announcements, assignments, grades and more via a new mobile app.

 

Infinite Campus, the computer platform used to communicate information with students and parents, will soon release a new mobile app.

 

The app will be available for download on Monday, Sept. 17.

 

Infinite Campus

CES PTA to host Fall Fest

 

Campbellsville Elementary School PTA will host its first Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 13.

 

The festival will be at the CES campus from 4 to 7 p.m., in the gymnasium, cafeteria and track area.

 

PTA Fall Fest

CMS students design science experiments

 

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

 

In Jan Speer’s class, sixth-grade students are studying how to write experiments.

 

She asked her students to first think of a scientific question or problem they would like to study.

 

CMS sixth-graders Dezarae Washington, at left, and Keeley Dicken use water and shaving cream to see which temperature of water creates a “rainfall” effect at a faster rate.

CMS Beta Club begins Operation Gratitude collection drive

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club has begun a collection drive to help soldiers.

 

The club is participating in Operation Gratitude, which sends more than 100,000 care packages each year to deployed troops, new recruits, veterans, Wounded Warriors and caregivers.

 

CMS Beta Club’s mission is to support the Operation Gratitude effort by collecting items for the packages.

 

Operation Gratitude

CMS students experiment with Gobstopper candies

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently experimented with Gobstopper candies.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS eighth-grader Jasmine Daniels, at left, watches as her classmate Karlee Rakel draws the change in colors produced when Gobstoppers are placed in water.

CHS football team selling Notre Dame tickets

 

Campbellsville High School football team is auctioning four Notre Dame football tickets.

 

The tickets were originally sold during the team’s annual kickoff dinner and auction last month.

 

However, the buyer is now unable to attend the game and the team is once again selling the tickets.

 

CHS Football Tickets

CMS to host dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a dance on Friday, Sept. 7, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.

 

Admission is $5.

 

Concessions will be sold.

 

Dance

CMS, CHS art teacher featured in exhibit

 

Campbellsville middle and high school art teacher Jo Ann Harris will be featured in an upcoming exhibit at the Taylor County Public Library.

 

Harris will show three pieces in the library’s first juried art exhibit, which will be on display from Monday, Sept. 10, through Saturday, Sept. 15.

 

Jo Ann Harris

CMS boys’ basketball tryouts are Sept. 10, 12 and 13

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ basketball tryouts have been scheduled for the 2018-2019 season.

 

Tryouts for sixth-graders will be Monday, Sept. 10, from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m.

 

Eighth-graders will try out on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 4:45 to 6 p.m.

 

And seventh-grade students will try out on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m.

 

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FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer orientation and training on Friday, Sept. 14.

 

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

 

Anyone interested in volunteering with the District is invited to attend.

 

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CHS to host blood drive

 

Campbellsville High School will host the first blood drive of the school year on Friday, Sept. 8, 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

CMS girls’ basketball team battles Hart County

 

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

 

The team will travel to Metcalfe County on Tuesday, Sept. 4, and to Green County on Thursday, Sept. 6.

 

CMS seventh-grader Layla Steen calls for the ball.

CMS football team takes on Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently took on Casey County.

 

CMS team will travel to Hart County on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

 

The team will take on Taylor County Middle School at the Taylor County campus on Thursday, Sept. 6.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Jalen Embry runs the ball.

CMS students learn about reading comprehension

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are working to improve their reading comprehension.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s class, students are learning to make inferences while they read.

 

To help them understand, Gribbins recently led students in playing a game.

 

CMS teacher Andrea Gribbins helps sixth-graders, from left, Deanna Reardon, Vallie Houk and Carmen Gurley match their reading strategy terms.

CMS art students learn about color

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning about color.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s classes, students learned that the color wheel tells which colors can be mixed together to make new colors.

 

CMS sixth-grader KyAshia Mitchell paints her color wheel.

CMS science students study surface tension

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently performed an experiment with pennies.

 

In Jan Speer’s science class, students are learning all about cohesion and surface tension.

 

As an experiment, students recently guessed how many drops of water would fit on one side of a penny.

 

CMS sixth-grader Lexi Keith places water drops on her penny as her lab partner and classmate Aidan Phillips watches.

FRYSC director retires after nearly three decades of service

 

She has spent nearly three decades making sure students have what they need to be successful.

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center Director Sue Crabtree has retired after working for Campbellsville Independent Schools since 1991.

 

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center Director Sue Crabtree has retired after working for Campbellsville Independent Schools since 1991. She was honored at a special ceremony recently and CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith presented her with a plaque thanking her for her service.

CMS art students study color

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying the elements of color.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are learning about how they can use the elements to help with their drawing.

 

As an activity, students colored their own color wheels.

 

CMS sixth-graders Mason Fisher, at left, and Cody Agee color their color wheels.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Green County

 

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

 

Eighth-graders won a very close game.

 

Final score was 31-27.

 

CMS eighth-grader Antaya Epps looks for a rebound.

CMS girls’ basketball team takes on Marion County

 

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

 

Eighth-graders picked up a win.

 

Final score was 40-17.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bri Hayes plays defense.

Campbellsville cross country team competes in Green County

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools cross country team recently opened its season with a meet in Green County.

 

The team traveled to compete in the Green County All Comers meet on Thursday, Aug. 23.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Chase Hord runs.

CIS seeks community input

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is seeking the community’s input about its strengths and needs.

 

Students, parents and staff and community members are asked to complete the 2018-2019 priority needs survey.

 

The survey includes four questions, and takes only minutes to complete.

 

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CMS students learn to play music

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to play music in their humanities class.

 

In Zach Shelton’s class, students are playing percussion instruments.

 

As they are learning their instruments, students are playing the song “Thunder” by Imagine Dragons.

 

From left, CMS seventh-graders Miles Wright and Chase Lawless and eighth-grader Brandon Nelson play “Thunder.”

CMS students begin reading projects

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders are beginning reading projects in their language arts classes.

 

In Andrea Gribbins’s class, students must complete four reading projects each school year.

 

CMS sixth-grader Arthur Singleton chooses a book for his reading project in Andrea Gribbins’s class.

CMS students learn elements of music

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning the elements of music.

 

In Jessica Floyd’s class, students are discussing how to play and sing rhythms.

 

CMS sixth-grader Nathan Ray claps a rhythm.

CMS students battle in volleyball game

 

Campbellsville Middle School physical education students recently battled it out in a game of volleyball.

 

Dale Estes teaches PE and health classes at Campbellsville middle and high school.

 

During one of his recent combined CMS/CHS classes, students divided into teams and played several tournament-style games.

 

CMS eighth-grader Logan Marples hits the ball.

CHS boys’ golf team hosting ‘flamingo flocking’ fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ golf team is hosting a “flamingo flocking” fundraiser.

 

Those who would like to participate can pay a suggested $30 donation to have a yard of their choice “flocked” with pink flamingos.

 

After the yard is flocked, the owner can pay $30 for the “flock” to be moved to the next location.

 

Flamingo Protection Insurance is also available for $20 to ensure that a yard isn’t flocked.

 

Pink Flamingos

Suspect identified in CIS vandalism incident

 

The person involved with a vandalism incident at Campbellsville Independent Schools has been identified.

 

Surveillance footage from Saturday, Aug. 18, shows someone driving a silver Volkswagen on the Campbellsville High School football field, causing an undetermined amount of damage.

 

The incident occurred at about 3 p.m.

 

Information about the incident was posted on CIS social media accounts on Monday, Aug. 20, and, a few hours later, the person pictured in the footage was identified.

 

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CHS volleyball team to host tailgate fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team will host a tailgate fundraiser on Friday, Aug. 24.

 

The tailgate will be before the CHS vs. Casey County football game, which starts at 7:30 p.m. at Dave Fryrear Field on the CHS campus.

 

The volleyball team will host the tailgate from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the CHS stadium pavilion.

 

Tickets are $5 each.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CMS girls’ basketball teams take on Metcalfe County

 

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

 

The eighth-grade squad was victorious in a very close matchup. Final score was 32-29.

 

CMS will travel to Adair County on Monday, Aug. 20.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Nora Harris dribbles.

CMS football team takes on Bate Middle School

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team recently took on Bate Middle School in the Eagle Kickoff Classic.

 

The CMS team came out strong, but couldn’t get the win.

 

The team hosts Casey County on Tuesday, Aug. 21.

 

CMS eighth-grader Deondre Weathers jumps to catch the ball.

CMS students perform gummy bear experiment

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grade science students recently performed a science experiment with gummy bears.

 

Students in Steven Gumm’s class placed gummy bears in several different liquids to see what will happen.

 

After making a hypothesis for how the gummy bears will interact with the liquids, students performed their experiment.

 

CMS seventh-grader Donna Schweickert measures liquids.

CMS students create rainbow water

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently performed a science experiment to make rainbow water.

 

In Steven Gumm’s science classes, students performed a lab exercise to help them develop their measuring skills, practice using the metric system, to test their precision and to test their ability to follow directions.

 

CMS seventh-grader Camilla Taylor measures colored water.

CMS students learn to play musical instruments

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to play musical instruments.

 

In Zach Shelton’s beginning band class, students are becoming familiar with the many types of instruments.

 

CMS sixth-graders Taylan Hunt, at left, and Matthew Humphress play the snare drum.

CHS band selling bed sheets, towels

 

Campbellsville High School band members are selling bed sheets and towels as a fundraiser.

 

Band members are working with Simply Sheets to sell high-end sheets and towel sets.

 

CHS Band

CHS marching band to host public performance

 

Campbellsville High School marching band will host a public performance to debut its 2018 show.

 

The public performance will be Thursday, Aug. 30, at 8 p.m. at the CHS football field.

 

Before the performance, CHS band director Zach Shelton will introduce the show, along with his staff members and senior students.

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

CHS Band

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 season.

 

There are two shirt designs available for purchase.

 

CHS Soccer

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Tuesday, Aug. 21.

 

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 spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

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

 

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

 

CHS junior Zoe McAninch and senior Ian McAninch are on the air each Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. with Rob Collins, at left, and Matt Rafferty on Q-104.

CMS students discuss what makes them succeed

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders are discussing what makes them succeed in the classroom, and giving advice to their teachers as to how to help them.

 

In Paige Cook’s language arts and reading class, students were recently given several post-it notes and asked to answer some questions.

 

CMS eighth-graders Gavin Morris, at left, and Isaiah Caffee answer questions about what they want to learn this year.

CMS science students perform experiment

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently performed an experiment to test the absorbency of paper towels.

 

In Steven Gumm’s science class, students are learning about how to conduct experiments and interpret data.

 

CMS seventh-graders Hunter Falls, at left, and Tashaun Hart squeeze water out of a paper towel to test its absorbency.

CIS hosts Party in the Park

 

Campbellsville Independents Schools hosted a “Party in the Park” on Monday, Aug. 6, to celebrate the start of the new school year.

 

The party was at the Miller Park playground and ball fields.

 

About 1,000 people attended.

 

Attendees were treated to free food, games, family activities and t-shirts.

 

CES kindergartener Minh Turdo jumps in the bounce house.     CMS sixth-grader Will Wooley runs through the bounce house.

CMS girls’ basketball teams defeat Clinton County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball teams recently defeated Clinton County.

 

CMS won the sixth-grade matchup by a score of 18-6.

 

And eighth-graders won their game by a score of 33-20.

 

CMS girls’ basketball assistant coach LeeAnn Grider talks to her players.

CMS girls’ basketball teams take on Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball teams recently took on Casey County to open the 2018 season.

 

The CMS teams fought hard, but couldn’t get the wins.

 

CMS will host Metcalfe County on Monday, Aug. 13, and Marion County on Tuesday, Aug. 14.

 

CMS sixth-grader Miley Hash fights for the ball.

CMS students begin high school classes

 

Campbellsville Middle School students started school recently, and have begun learning about high school classes.

 

When completing Amy Knifley’s integrated science class, students receive high school credit.

 

During their first day of class, Knifley talked to her students about why it’s important to plan the classes they will take in their high school career.

 

CMS teacher Amy Knifley helps her students think about what motivates them to do their best.

CMS students learn geometry

 

Campbellsville Middle School sixth-graders are learning geometry in their math class.

 

In LeeAnn Grider’s class, students are studying geometry concepts to advance their math skills.

 

CMS teacher LeeAnn Grider helps sixth-graders Jacob DeBrot, at left, and Aiden Eastridge match their shapes with their names.

CMS students see great start to school year

 

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

 

Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades attend class at CMS.

 

The first day of the school year was Wednesday, Aug. 8.

 

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

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis high-fives sixth-grader Falicity Lewis as she comes to school.     CMS eighth-grade teacher Robbilyn Speer reads the book “The Dot” to her students as they talk about fixed and growth mindsets.

CMS Beta Club begins fundraiser

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club has begun a fundraiser to raise money to attend the upcoming state and national conventions.

 

The club is selling gray football style t-shirts.

 

The design contains football stitching and the words “purple” and “gold.”

 

CMS Football Shirts

CIS students begin 2018-2019 school year

 

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

 

Students began the 2018-2019 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith fist bumps first-grader Cash Davis as he walks in for the first day of school at Campbellsville Elementary School.     Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grade teacher Bradley Harris plays a game with his students to see how well they know each other.     From left, Campbellsville High School senior Jorden Perkins and junior Blake Allen and Noah Hughes are served lunch.

CIS employees join together for opening day workshop

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees joined together on Tuesday, Aug. 7, for an opening day workshop to start the 2018-2019 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, who is in his second year as the District’s top leader, addressed the group and encouraged them to be a team and do everything possible to help students.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith introduces Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Chase Hord, who was elected National Junior Beta secretary at the national convention this summer. After Hord was elected, CMS Beta Club students asked Smith to wear a yellow suit, like Hord wore during his campaign. Smith kept that promise during the opening day workshop. Hord led the opening prayer at the workshop.     From left, Campbellsville High School Athletic Director Tim Davis and teachers Herb Wiseman and Blake Milby serve themselves during the opening day breakfast.

CHS FCA hosts prayer walk

 

They held hands, and prayed.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members, administrators, teachers, students and family members gathered on Sunday, Aug. 5, to pray for each other.

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Green River Memorial Baptist Church hosted a prayer walk at the District’s campuses.

 

From left, Campbellsville Elementary School Guidance Counselor Donna White, Principal Elisha Rhodes and teacher Farrah Hord pray together at their school.     Campbellsville High School seniors, from left, Jeremiah Jackson, Christa Riggs and Joe Pipes pray together at Campbellsville Middle School.     Campbellsville High School Principal Weston Jones prays at his school.

CIS teachers, staff members learn from each other

 

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

 

On Monday, Aug. 6, the District hosted a day of professional development workshops, taught entirely by CIS personnel.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school teachers led sessions.

 

CES teacher Cyndi Chadwick leads a session on using music in the classroom.     CMS teacher Paige Cook blindfolds speech pathologist Christi Kidwell in an activity during a session on building relationships with students. In the activity, teachers were asked to perform writing tasks while being blindfolded and with their non-dominant hand.

CIS adds staff members to Eagle family

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently added 11 employees to the Eagle family.

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently added 11 employees to the Eagle family. From left, front, are Carla Delgado, Eagle Academy instructional assistant at Campbellsville Middle School; Tesa Novak, preschool assistant at Campbellsville Elementary School; Alison LaRue, fifth-grade teacher at CES; and Lori Mitchell, exceptional child education instructional assistant at CES. Back, preschool assistant at CES; Doug Holmes, Wings Express director at CES; Vicki Brock, cafeteria worker at Campbellsville High School; Dean Faulkner, maintenance worker; Teresa Thompson, bus monitor; Misty Clark Matney, adult education instructor; and Jonathan McCoy, custodial worker.

CMS hosts open house

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently hosted an open house to help students and parents begin the new school year.

 

On Thursday, Aug. 2, students and parents came to CMS to meet their teachers, visit classrooms and ask questions.

 

CMS exceptional child educator Chop Bridgewater talks with sixth-grader Aiden Eastridge and his mother Megan Fields.     CMS teacher Amy Knifley talks with eighth-grader Aubrey Young and her mother Erica.

CIS employee honored at retirement luncheon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members honored one of their own recently at a luncheon hosted in honor of his retirement.

 

Jeff Richardson, who served as director of pupil personnel and food service, retired last month.

 

On Monday, July 30, he was honored with a special luncheon with family members, co-workers and friends.

 

Richardson worked in education for 29 years, 24 of which were at CIS.

 

Jeff Richardson, director of pupil personnel and food service, retired last month and was honored on Monday, July 30, during a special luncheon. Richardson, at right, is honored by CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith.     Jeff Richardson, director of pupil personnel and food service, retired last month and was honored on Monday, July 30, during a special luncheon. Richardson, at left, is pictured with the CIS food service workers. From left are Gilly Beard, Shelly Wilson, Lavada Gaddie, Eveleen Burkhead, Mildred Beard, Tina Pike, Bobbi Faulkner, Lois Lacy, Ruth Allen and Laura Taylor.

CMS staff members perform random acts of kindness

 

Campbellsville Middle School staff members recently spent time helping others by performing random acts of kindness.

 

CMS staff members divided into groups on Thursday, Aug. 2, to participate in a team-building exercise.

 

The staff members went to various agencies and businesses in the community to provide special breakfast treats.

 

CMS teacher Zach Shelton delivers breakfast treats at Campbellsville/Taylor County E-911 Center.     CMS bookkeeper Natalia Warren, at left, and teacher Amy Knifley leave money on a snack machine.

CIS staff members visit students

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members recently took a bus ride to visit students.

 

On Tuesday, July 31, staff members boarded school buses and rode several routes to meet with parents and students.

 

They also invited parents and students to attend the District’s first Party in the Park, which is Monday, Aug. 6.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School staff members board a bus to visit students’ homes. In front is exceptional child educator Kathy England. In center is teacher Maranda Wright. In back are, from left, teachers Kaye Agathen, Miriah Cox, Amanda Barnett and Samantha Coomer.     Campbellsville Middle School exceptional child educator Chop Bridgewater walks to a student’s home.     Campbellsville High School Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney pets a student’s dogs at their home.

CHS FCA group to host prayer walk

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Green River Memorial Baptist Church will host a prayer walk for the new school year at the District’s campuses.

 

The walk will be Sunday, Aug. 5, starting at Campbellsville Elementary School at 5:30 p.m.

 

The group will travel to Campbellsville Middle School at 6 p.m., and end at Campbellsville High School at about 6:15 p.m.

 

CHS FCA

CMS football team hosts scrimmages to open season

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team hosted scrimmages recently to open the 2018 season.

 

On Thursday, July 26, CMS hosted TK Stone, Boyle County, Glasgow, Westport Middle, South Pulaski and Taylor County middle schools at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

CMS seventh-grader Tashaun Hart holds on to the ball.

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 $2,500 to the center, to benefit Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students.

 

Central Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #22 recently donated $2,500 to Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center, to benefit Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students. FOP President Rick Benningfield and members Rodney Cox and Wayne Vesipe made the donation. From left are Vespie, FRYSC Director Sue Crabtree and Cox.

CIS receives $18,000 in Crusade for Children funding

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently received $18,000 in funding from the annual Crusade for Children fundraising drive.

 

Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel collect money each year through the Crusade for Children campaign to benefit children in local schools.

 

At Campbellsville Independent Schools, the money will be used to purchase equipment to help students with speech language and literacy and social emotional curriculums.

 

Joni Davis, director of special education at Campbellsville Independent Schools, center, recently accepted $18,000 in funding from Crusade for Children on the District’s behalf. Pictured with Davis are, at left, Chris Allen of WBKO and Dawn Lee, president and CEO of Crusade for Children.

CIS to host Hepatitis A vaccine clinics

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host clinics for students to receive the Hepatitis A vaccination, which they are required to have before attending school.

 

Kroger staff members will set up at Campbellsville Elementary School during its open house on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

Eastridge Phelps staff members will set up for Campbellsville middle and high school students on Thursday, Aug. 2, from 12:30 to 4:15 p.m.

 

Vaccinations

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, Aug. 2, at noon.

 

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

 

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CIS FRYSC to hire literacy tutor

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center staff members are seeking applications for a literacy tutor to work with Campbellsville Elementary School students.

 

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

 

FRYSC Corps will hire the tutor, who will receive a living allowance, an education award upon completion of the 1,700 hours, health insurance and child care assistance.

 

CIS

CIS mobile app now available

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ mobile app is available to help parents, students and community members stay updated on what is happening within the District.

 

The free mobile application is available directly from smartphones and tablets.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ free mobile app is available for download on all smartphones and tablets.

CIS lunch menus available

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has updated its lunch menus for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

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

 

The new menus for the 2018-2019 school year are active now.

 

Lunch

CHS band to host mattress fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School band will host a mattress fundraiser on Sunday, Aug. 26.

 

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

 

Brand name mattresses will be available, including twin, full, queen and king sizes, with prices starting at $249.

 

A portion of every sale will go toward the band.

 

CHS Band

CIS students required to have vaccines

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will be required to have some new vaccinations before starting school on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

 

All students are required to have a current certificate of immunization status to attend a public school such as Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

For the 2018-2019 school year, students in kindergarten through their senior year of high school will be required to have two doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine.

 

Vaccinations

About 25 participate in Eagle football camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football teams hosted an Eagle Football Camp on July 16-18, with about 25 students participating.

 

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

 

Camp was for students entering first through eighth grades and focused on fundamentals of each offensive and defensive position.

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football coaches hosted a youth camp recently, with about 25 participants. From left, front, are Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders Kingson Duncan and Landry Brown, Griff Thomas, Owen Smith, CES first-grader Hayden Goff, Trey Moore and Blake Absher. Second row, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Braydn Spurling, fourth-grader Maddox Hawkins, CHS head football coach Dale Estes, CES fourth-graders Jaron Johnson and Elijah Spurling, Julian Smith and CES fifth-grader Malikiah Spurling. Third row, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader KeKe Miller, eighth-graders J.T. Washington, Levi Dicken and Deondre Weathers, seventh-graders Junior Jeffries and Kaden Bloyd, eighth-graders Camren Vicari and Keondre Weathers and sixth-grader Kaleb Miller. Back, CHS assistant football coaches Tyler Hardy, Robbie Gribbins, Bronson Gowdy, Herb Wiseman, Aaron Webb, Will Griffin and D.J. Moore.

CHS SBDM hires new principal

 

Campbellsville High School students will see a familiar face in the hallway this school year.

 

CHS Site-Based Decision Making Council members have hired Campbellsville Elementary School Assistant Principal Weston Jones to take over the CHS principal post.

 

Council members met in special session on Monday, July 23, to announce the appointment.

 

Jones replaces David Petett, who, after one year as CHS principal, will now serve as Director of Food Service and Federal Programs.

 

Weston Jones

CHS volleyball team hosts camp

 

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

 

About 10 campers participated, along with the CHS volleyball team.

 

Campers learned proper volleyball techniques and fundamentals such as serving, passing, setting, blocking and hitting.

 

CHS volleyball team hosted a youth camp recently. From left, front, are junior Shelby Smith, sophomores Chloe Garett and Laci Hodgens, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader Anna Floyd, Karsyn Smith, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Kennedy Griffiths, freshmen Rylee Petett and Lainey Watson and CES first-grader Remi Petett. Second row, Braelynn Price, CMS eighth-grader BreAnna Humphress and CHS freshman Tayler Thompson. Back, junior Ketayah Taylor, sophomore Zoie Sidebottom, seniors Tatem Wiseman, Samantha Mason, Salena Ritchie and Natalie Caldwell, freshman Kaylyn Smith, CMS seventh-grader Ava Hughes and CES second-grader Lillie Judd.

CHS hires first archery coach

 

Campbellsville High School has hired its first archery coach.

 

Chris Kidwell, who serves as associate superintendent and finance director at Campbellsville Independent Schools, will lead the archery team.

 

The team, which is now part of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, is open to all Campbellsville middle and high school students.

 

Chris Kidwell, who serves as associate superintendent and finance director at Campbellsville Independent Schools, will lead the Campbellsville High School archery team. Pictured with him are CHS Athletic Director Tim Davis, at left, and CHS Principal David Petett.

CMS literacy tutor receives award

 

AmeriCorps FRYSC literacy tutor Ashleigh Lewis recently received an award for her service to students.

 

Lewis, who was a tutor at Campbellsville Middle School last school year, received the FRYSC Corps Exemplary Service Award.

 

The award was presented at the Victory Over Violence annual Family Resource and Youth Services Center Conference in Louisville on Wednesday, July 18.

 

Ashleigh Lewis, center, who served as an AmeriCorps FRYSC tutor at Campbellsville Middle School last school year, received the FRYSC Corps Exemplary Service Award. Presenting the award are Carie Kizziar, FRYSC Corps member coordinator, at left, and Heather Musinski, FRYSC Corps program director.

CIS hires School Resource Officer

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will begin the 2018-2019 school year in a few weeks, and will see a new face in the hallways.

 

CIS has contracted with Campbellsville Police to employ a School Resource Officer, who will be stationed at the Campbellsville High School campus.

 

Officer Charlie Houk has been assigned to the SRO post.

 

While Houk’s office will be at the CHS campus, he will provide safety and security at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will begin the 2018-2019 school year in a few weeks, and will see a new face in the hallways.    CIS has contracted with Campbellsville Police to employ a School Resource Officer, who will be stationed at the Campbellsville High School campus.    Officer Charlie Houk has been assigned to the SRO post.    While Houk’s office will be at the CHS campus, he will provide safety and security at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools.

CIS releases bus routes for 2018-2019

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ bus routes for the 2018-2019 school year have been released.

 

All routes are subject to change.

 

CIS

CIS to begin school year Aug. 8

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will begin its new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 8, and preparations are underway.

 

Board of Education members discussed the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year at their regular meeting on Monday, July 16.

 

To help students prepare for the year, Board members voted to contribute $2,500 to the Site-Based Decision Making Councils at Campbellsville middle and high schools. The money will be earmarked to pay for school supplies.

 

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CHS football team begins fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

Cards are $10 each.

 

Football Card Front     Football Card Back

CHS football team to host bass tournament

 

Campbellsville High School football team will host a kickoff bass tournament on Friday, July 27, starting at 7 p.m. at Green River Lake, off Ramp 1.

 

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

 

Based on 24 boats entered into the competition, second-place winners will receive $500 and third place will receive $250.

 

Eagle Football

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. 5.

 

Dinner will start at noon in the CHS cafeteria, followed by the auction in the CHS gymnasium.

 

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

 

Eagle Football

CIS to host Party in the Park

 

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

 

The party will be Monday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Miller Park playground.

 

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

 

Party in the Park

CIS students required to have Hepatitis A vaccine

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students will be required to have the Hepatitis A vaccination before starting school next month.

 

New regulations include one age-specific immunization requirement for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

All students are required to have a current certificate of immunization status to attend a public school such as Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Specifically, students in kindergarten through their senior year of high school will be required to have two doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine.

 

Vaccinations

CIS students participate in July Fourth parade

 

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

 

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

 

Campbellsville High School sophomore Tristin Lopez, at right, marches with the band.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

The camp is scheduled for Monday, July 16, Tuesday, July 17, and Thursday, July 19, in the CHS gym.

 

Campers will attend from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

The fee to attend is $25.

 

Eagle Volleyball

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 2018-2019 school year.

 

Teachers and administrators will attend the events to answer questions about the new year.

 

Back to School

CES, CMS and CHS release dress codes

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools recently released dress codes for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

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

 

Dress Code

CES student to star in ‘Annie!’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School student Sophia Santos, who will soon be a fourth-grader, has been cast in the upcoming Campbellsville University production of “Annie!”

 

Santos has been cast as an orphan named Maria.

 

Cyndi Chadwick, who is a music teacher at CES, is the music director for the production.

 

And Christian Berry, who graduated from Campbellsville High School in May, is part of the crew.

 

The play will be presented on July 4-8 at Russ Mobley Theater.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School student Sophia Santos, at left, who will soon be a fourth-grader, has been cast as an orphan named Maria in the upcoming Campbellsville University production of “Annie!”

CIS releases calendar for 2018-2019

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools has released its calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

The first day of class will be Wednesday, Aug. 8.

 

CIS Calendar

CHS marching band begins fireworks fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School marching band has begun its annual fireworks fundraiser.

 

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

 

Tents will be located near the Tractor Supply parking lot and Kroger on Broadway.

 

Fireworks

CMS girls’ basketball team participates in CU camp

 

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

 

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

 

The CMS team spent the games practicing fundamentals and working on team-building skills.

 

CMS eighth-grader Briana Davis fights for the ball.

CMS Beta Club makes history at national convention

 

Campbellsville Middle School Junior Beta Club has once again made school history.

 

At the National Junior Beta Convention in Savannah, Ga., CMS seventh-grader Chase Hord was elected to serve as national secretary for the coming year.

 

And Whitney Frashure, a seventh-grader, placed third in the nation in the language arts testing category.

 

CMS Beta Club members pose for a photo together at the National Junior Beta Convention. From left, front, are seventh-grader Zamar Owens, sixth-grader Karlie Cox, seventh-grader Mikaela Scharbrough, sixth-grader Chloe Thompson, eighth-graders Tayler Thompson, Rylee Petett, Myricle Gholston and Alexis Thomas. Back, Beta sponsors Natalia Warren and Robbilyn Speer, eighth-grader Dakota Harris, sixth-grader Kiara Graves, seventh-graders Ronin Smith and Whitney Frashure, eighth-grader Abby Brisko, seventh-grader Chase Hord, sixth-grader Layla Steen, eighth-graders Blake Settle, Kaylyn Smith, Sarah Adkins, Christina Miller, Lainey Watson and Isabella Vannice, sixth-grader Nathan McFarland and Beta sponsors Katie Campbell and Paige Cook. Absent from the photo are sixth-graders Aryanna Britton, Ellington Gowin and Mollie Bailey, seventh-grader Alexis Byers and eighth-grader Peyton Dabney.

About 30 participate in ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball camp

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches and players hosted a “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 11-14 at the CHS gym.

 

About 30 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.

 

Campbellsville High School boys’ basketball coaches and players hosted a “Hoop It Up” basketball clinic on June 11-14 at the CHS gym. About 30 students entering first through eighth grades this fall participated. Participants are, from left, front, Jackson Wright, Landry Brown, Londyn Smith, Griff Thomas and Kyler Wilson. Second row, Cash Davis, Karsyn Smith, Owen Skaggs, Brody Sidebottom and Aubreigh Knifley. Third row, Lanigan Price, Luke Adkins, Reece Swafford, Cameron Estes and Grayson Booe. Fourth row, Rowan Petett, Adrian Lanham, Cayton Lawhorn and Carson Mills. Fifth row, Wyatt Smith, Lee Colvin, Les Colvin, Aidan Wilson and Austin Slone. Sixth row, camp coaches Mark Rigsby and Arren Hash, camper Jaron Johnson and camp coaches Spencer Swafford and Davon Cecil. Back, CHS assistant coach Will Griffin, head coach Tim Davis, Davis’s grandfather Lyla Davis and camp coach Ben Davis.

CHS soccer team hosts first summer camp

 

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

 

About 20 local children attended.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team recently hosted its first summer camp. About 20 local children attended. Those attending include, from left, front, Joy Graham, Knox Hodges, Will Davis and Hayden Garrett. Second row, Ben Grubesic, Tray Parish, Owen Smith, Campbellsville Elementary School second-grader Owen Skaggs, Athena Angel, Lyla Phillips and Tristan Parish. Back, assistant coach Malique Spaulding, camp director and alumni player Drew Skaggs, Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grader Alfie Su, Hayden Ball, Jax Parish, Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grader Ethan Murphy, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Noah Leachman, Zander Smith, CHS senior soccer player Brody Weeks and head coach Bradley Harris. Not pictured are campers Norah Adkins, a CES kindergartener, CES first-grader Abram Adkins and Grant Hays.

CMS baseball team takes on Hart County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently took on Hart County.

 

CMS lost a close match up in the A game.

 

The team picked up a win in the B game.

 

CMS seventh-grader Weston Mattingly throws.

CMS softball team takes on Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team recently took on Adair County.

 

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

 

In the B game, CMS won by a score of 7-6.

 

CMS softball players stand for the National Anthem.

CMS track teams finish sixth

 

Campbellsville Middle School track teams recently finished sixth in Green County.

 

The teams competed in the Green County Middle School Invitational.

 

CMS eighth-grader Josh Lucas jumps.

CMS students have fun at eighth-grade celebration

 

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

 

Parents hosted the eighth-grade celebration at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley to celebrate the students completing middle school.

 

From left, eighth-graders Christina Miller, Serenity Ford and Blake Settle wear the glasses they won by playing games at eighth-grade celebration.

CIS summer feeding program begins

 

Children who need a free breakfast and lunch this summer can come to Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

CIS began its summer feeding program on Monday, June 4.

 

In the program, meals will be provided to all children younger than 19 for free.

 

The meals will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis, at Campbellsville Elementary School cafeteria.

 

Meals will be served on Monday through Friday, through June 29.

 

Eagle Summer Feeding Program

CIS students star in ‘Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are starring in the Campbellsville University production of “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Jr.”

 

Performances will be Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 10, at 2:30 p.m. at the CU theater.

 

Sophia Santos, a third-grader at Campbellsville Elementary School, plays Charlie Bucket, as Campbellsville High School freshman Colin Harris plays Mr. Bucket.

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees recently had lunch and fellowship together to close the 2017-2018 school year, which ended Wednesday, May 23.

 

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

 

Seventeen people are retiring after this school year.

 

CIS retirees are honored after a luncheon to close the 2017-2018 school year. Seated are CES media center assistant Lois Kemp, at left, and CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson. CES teacher Leanna Cundiff, at left, spoke about working with Kemp and CES teacher Laura Dicken spoke about her memories of Orberson.

CMS football team to host car wash, fish fry

 

Campbellsville Middle School football team will host a car wash and fish fry fundraiser.

 

The events will be Saturday, June 9, at Advance Auto Parts.

 

The car wash will be from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the fish fry is from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

Fundraiser

CMS softball team takes on Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team recently took on Green County.

 

In the A game, the CMS team fought hard but didn’t get the win.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Miley Hash is caught by a Green County player.

CIS releases school supply lists

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently released its supply lists for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

The 2018-2019 school year begins on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

 

Back to School

CMS baseball team takes on Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently took on Casey County.

 

CMS got a win in the B game. Final score 8-3.

 

CMS eighth-grader Jarred Mays catches the ball for an out.

CMS choir presents ‘Soul Train’

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir recently presented its spring concert.

 

The concert was entitled “Soul Train” and included performances of songs made popular in the 1970s.

 

CMS students prepared for the show for several months, and helped with musical arrangements and choreography.

 

CMS eighth-graders Alexis Thomas, at left, and Gabby Skaggs sing.

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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

 

Honor Roll

CIS staff members undergo active shooter training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members recently underwent active shooter training.

 

Campbellsville Police officers Shannon Wilson, Scotty Perian and Brian Morgan came to the Campbellsville Elementary and Campbellsville middle/high school campuses on Wednesday, May 30.

 

Wilson, Perian and Morgan discussed how teachers and staff members should respond if an intruder comes into a school building.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ staff members underwent active shooter training recently with Campbellsville Police officers. Above, from left, Brian Morgan, Scotty Perian and Shannon Wilson talk to CES staff members.

CMS cheerleading squad announced

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently announced its cheerleading roster for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Eagle Cheerleading

CHS soccer team to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team will host a fundraiser at Gatti’s Pizza on Thursday, May 31.

 

The team will receive a portion of proceeds from inside and take-out orders from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

Gatti's Pizza

CMS eighth-graders honored at recognition ceremony

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders were honored with several special awards and recognitions on Sunday, May 20.

 

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

 

CMS eighth-graders Myricle Gholston and Brandon Pittman receive the Cameron Smith awards from teachers, from left, Paige Cook, Amy Knifley, Melisa Morris and Robbilyn Speer.

CMS sixth- and seventh-grade students receive awards

 

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

 

End of the year awards were presented on Monday, May 21.

 

Sixth-grade subject award winners are, from left, front, Karlie Cox, accelerated language arts; Angelica Seng, science; and Diego Noyola, social studies. Back, Nathan McFarland, math; Kayden Birdwell, language arts; and Jovi Bowen, reading.     Seventh-grade subject award winners are, from left, front, Leigh Hicks, language arts; and Whitney Frashure, science and math. Back, Haylee Allen, accelerated language arts; and MaCayla Falls, social studies.

CMS students compete in Field Day games

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently battled each other in Field Day games.

 

Students participated in relay races, a softball throw and tug of war.

 

After scores were tabulated, classroom winners were named for each grade level.

 

CMS eighth-graders in Paige Cook’s class compete in the tug of war. In front is Dalton Reardon.

CIS honors bus driver, monitor of the year

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools recently honored its top bus driver and monitor.

 

At a recent meeting, Transportation Director Tim Tungate thanked his staff members for a great school year, and announced the award winners.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Transportation Director Tim Tungate, at left, recently honored his top bus driver and monitor. B.J. Perkins, center, received the Donna Gaddis Bus Monitor of the Year award. Stuart Hughes received the Donna Gaddis Driver of the Year award.

CIS school year comes to a close

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students attended school on Wednesday, May 23, for the final day of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick waves to students as they leave after the last day of school.

CHS Class of 2018 takes Senior Walk

 

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

 

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

 

From left, Connor Wilson, Wyatt Houk and Chanson Atkinson participate in the Senior Walk at CES.

CMS SBDM accepting parent nominations

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council is accepting parent nominations for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Nomination forms will be available in the CMS office through Friday, May 25, at 3 p.m.

 

Voting will be Tuesday, May 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the CMS office.

 

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CHS baseball team to host camp

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team will host a youth camp on June 4-6.

 

The camp is for any child ages 8 to 12, and will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the CHS baseball field.

 

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

 

Eagle Baseball

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 11-14 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.

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS, CHS football coaches to host camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football coaches will host a football camp on July 16-18 at the CHS practice football field.

 

The camp will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day and is for anyone entering first through eighth grade this fall.

 

Cost is $25.

 

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CHS FCCLA group to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America group will host a fundraiser at McDonald’s on Tuesday, May 22.

 

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

 

The group is raising money to attend national convention this summer.

 

 

FCCLA

CMS hosts dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted its annual end of the school year dance on Friday, May 18.

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team sponsored the event.

 

CMS students dance and socialize.

CIS teachers honored at Campbellsville University

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 19.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken was honored, as were Campbellsville Middle School reading teacher Sharon Harris and Campbellsville High School art teacher Jo Ann Harris.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ teachers were honored at Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Saturday, May 19. From left are CU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Donna Hedgepath, CHS Principal David Petett, CES reading interventionist Laura Dicken, CMS teacher Sharon Harris, CHS teacher Jo Ann Harris, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes, CMS Principal Zach Lewis, Superintendent Kirby Smith and Dr. Beverly Ennis, dean of the CU School of Education.

CMS, CHS students honored at CES assembly

 

Campbellsville middle and high school athletes were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, May 18.

 

CMS and CHS baseball players were recognized and honored for their successes this school year.

 

From left, CHS freshman Tristin Faulkner, CHS senior Ethan Lay and CMS seventh-grader Chase Hord high-fives CES students.

CMS receives donation for eighth-grade celebration

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently received a donation to help pay for its eighth-grade celebration.

 

Taylor Regional Hospital recently donated $100 toward the cost.

 

CMS eighth-graders will be honored in a special ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at 3 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Taylor Regional Hospital recently donated $100 toward the cost of Campbellsville Middle School’s eighth-grade celebration, which will be Sunday, May 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley. Receiving the donation from TRH CEO Jane Wheatley are, from left, eighth-graders Rylee Petett, Kaylyn Smith and Blake Settle.

CIS facilities manager honored

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Facilities Manager Keith McMahan was honored recently for his years of service to the District.

 

McMahan will retire on June 30, after 25 years of service.

 

Campbellsville Board of Education employees hosted a lunch in McMahan’s honor on Friday, May 18.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Facilities Manager Keith McMahan will retire on June 30, after 25 years of service. A luncheon was hosted in his honor on Friday, May 18. He is pictured with his wife Marilyn, son Jeff, daughter Stephanie and grandson Myles.

CHS students mentor eighth-graders

 

Campbellsville High School students are serving as mentors to eighth-grade students, who will become high school freshmen in a few days.

 

CHS Principal David Petett hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, May 16, for the CHS students to talk to eighth-graders about what they can expect when becoming high school students.

 

CHS Principal David Petett leads a panel of his students as they give advice about high school to Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders.

CMS students complete leadership program

 

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

 

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

 

CMS eighth-graders recently completed Campbellsville University’s leadership program, and, at a banquet in their honor, portrayed historical characters. From left are Serenity Ford, Jack Sabo, Blake Settle, Peyton Dabney, Kaylyn Smith, Sarah Adkins, Lainey Watson and Rylee Petett. Absent from the photo are Bri Gowdy, Karley Morris and Myricle Gholston.

CHS track team members advance to state competition

 

Campbellsville High School track team members recently participated in region competition, and several have advanced to the state meet.

 

CHS sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood advances to compete in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dash races.

 

Natalie Caldwell, a junior, will compete in the discus throw.

 

And the boys’ 4x200 relay team also advances.

 

CHS track team members who medaled at the region and other recent meets are, from left, front, juniors Jackson Hinton, Charlie Pettigrew, Daesean Vancleave and Natalie Caldwell and sophomore Taliyah Hazelwood. Back, juniors Evan McAninch, Tristan Johnson and Joe Pipes.

CMS students to attend Rogers Explorers program

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders Rylee Petett, Kaylyn Smith, Lainey Watson, Sarah Adkins and Peyton Dabney have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-graders, from left, Peyton Dabney, Sarah Adkins, Kaylyn Smith, Rylee Petett and Lainey Watson have been chosen to attend the Rogers Explorers program this summer.

CMS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 16.

 

The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the CMS office.

 

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CMS eighth-grade baseball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade baseball players were honored on Monday, May 14.

 

The players were recognized and thanked for being a part of the Eagles team in a special ceremony before their game vs. Hart County.

 

This year’s eighth-graders include Peyton Dabney, Dakota Harris, Jarred Mays and Logan Phillips.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade softball players were honored on Monday, May 14. They are, from left, head coach Reece Grubbs, Logan Phillips, Jarred Mays, Dakota Harris and assistant coach Bradley Bates. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Peyton Dabney.

CMS instructional assistant receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School instructional assistant Carolyn Gaskins received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 14.

 

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

 

Gaskins received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CMS instructional assistant Carolyn Gaskins with the classified Change Award.

CIS parent receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner and parent Theresa Young received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 14.

 

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

 

Young received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors community partner and parent Theresa Young with the community Change Award.

CMS baseball team takes on Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently took on Russell County.

 

The CMS team was victorious in the B game, winning by a score of 6-5.

 

CMS seventh-grader J.T. Washington waits to bat.

CMS baseball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

In the B game, CMS was victorious.

 

Final score was 11-1.

 

CMS seventh-grader Brady Hoosier celebrates with teammate Ryan Grubbs, a sixth-grader, after hitting an inside-the-park home run.

CMS, CHS students honored at CES assembly

 

Campbellsville middle and high school athletes and choir members were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, May 11.

 

CMS softball players and choir members were recognized and honored for their successes this school year.

 

CHS fishing team members and softball players and CHS show choir members were also honored.

 

CHS fishing team members high-five CES students.

CMS eighth-grade softball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade softball players were honored on Thursday, May 10.

 

The players were recognized and thanked for being a part of the Lady Eagles team in a special ceremony before their game vs. Adair County.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade softball players were honored on Thursday, May 10. They are, from left, head coach Kathy England, Brae Washington, Alexis Thomas, Bri Gowdy, Myricle Gholston, Karley Morris, Isabella Vannice and assistant coach Allison Cox.

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 11-14 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.

 

Eagles Basketball

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 7.

 

They are sixth-grader Luke McDonald and seventh-grader Konner Forbis.

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of May 7. They are sixth-grader Luke McDonald, at left, and seventh-grader Konner Forbis.

CMS to host K-PREP study session, cookout

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a K-PREP study session and cookout on Friday, May 11.

 

The sessions will be offered in each of the content areas on the K-PREP exam, including math, reading, science and social studies.

 

Sessions will be during the school day, in sixth- and seventh-period classes.

 

The school will host a cookout for students and staff members from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

 

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CMS, CHS students invited to attend welding, woodworking camp

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are invited to attend a free welding and woodworking camp.

 

The camp will be hosted at Green County Area Technology Center, and is for middle school seventh- and eighth-graders and high school freshmen and sophomores.

 

The camp will be on Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. ET.

 

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CMS to host cheerleading tryouts

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host cheerleading tryouts for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Tryouts are Monday, May 21, Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23, from 3:10 to 4:30 p.m. in the CMS multi-purpose room.

 

Those who would like to try out are required to attend all three days.

 

Eagles Cheerleaders

CMS students make Japanese wind socks

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made koinobori wind socks to celebrate a Japanese holiday.

 

In Japan, on Children’s Day, people fly carp-shaped wind socks known as koinobori. The carp, which can swim up waterfalls, is used as a symbol for the holiday because it represents strength and courage.

 

CMS sixth-grader Jason Jeffries paints his koinobori.

CMS students learn dangers of illegal drugs

 

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

 

Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook spoke to students about how illegal drugs are addictive and come with lasting consequences.

 

Cook spoke to students about his job as a coroner, and how he investigates deaths.

 

Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook talks to CMS students about the dangers of using illegal drugs.

CMS to host girls’ basketball tryouts

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host girls’ basketball tryouts on Thursday, May 17.

 

Students who will be in fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades in the 2018-2019 school year are welcome to attend.

 

Eagle Basketball

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 30.

 

Mary Russell     Jarred Mays

CMS track members compete in Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School track team members competed in Green County recently, and brought home several medals.

 

On Monday, April 30, CMS students competed in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference meet.

 

The boys’ team finished in third place, and the girls’ team was fourth.

 

CMS track team members who medaled at the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference meet on Monday, April 30, are, from left, front, eighth-grader Rylee Petett and sixth-graders Thomas Lucas and Camilla Taylor. Back, eighth-grader Josh Lucas, seventh-grader Alysa Howard, sixth-grader Layla Steen, eighth-grader Abby Brisko and seventh-grader Levi Dicken.

CMS students try international foods

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently sampled foods from all around the world.

 

CMS students In Tiarra Cecil’s sixth-grade social studies classes hosted their annual Cultural Food Fair and brought food from nearly 20 countries for their classmates to try.

 

CMS sixth-graders Chloe Thompson, at left, and Gabby Bright present food commonly found in France.

CMS musicians learn Pep Band songs

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to play some new music.

 

In Zach Shelton’s band class, second-year students are preparing for next school year’s Pep Band season.

 

CMS sixth-grader Jesse King plays the drum set.

CMS students learn to play the steel drums

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to play the steel drums.

 

Campbellsville University music students Seth Hayes and Jordan Hines recently came to CMS to show students the drums they play with the Steel Appeal band.

 

CU music students Jordan Hines helps seventh-grader Konner Forbis learn to play the steel drums.

CMS track team competes in Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School track team competed in the Green County Middle School Invite on Thursday, April 26, and brought home several medals.

 

Kitana Taylor, an eighth-grader, finished second in the 100-meter dash.

 

CMS track members who medaled at the Green County Middle School Invite on Thursday, April 26, are, from left, eighth-grader Kitana Taylor, seventh-grade Levi Dicken, eighth-grader Abby Brisko and sixth-grader Layla Steen.

CMS receives donation for eighth-grade celebration

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently received a donation to help pay for its eighth-grade celebration.

 

The Smile Center recently donated $100 toward the cost.

 

CMS eighth-graders will be honored in a special ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at 3 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

Following the ceremony, from 5 to 8 p.m., students will celebrate at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley.

 

The Smile Center recently donated $100 toward the cost of Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade celebration, which will be Sunday, May 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Phillips Lanes Bowling Alley. Receiving the donation from Dr. Marlene Richardson is eighth-grader Blake Settle.

CMS to host K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host K-PREP study sessions on two upcoming Friday afternoons, leading up to state testing.

 

The sessions will be offered in each of the content areas on the K-PREP exam, including math, reading, science and social studies.

 

Sessions will be Friday, May 4, and Friday, May 11, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

 

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CIS hosts Chamber of Commerce luncheon

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools hosted Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce members for a monthly luncheon recently at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium.

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school Lighthouse Team members and leadership students welcomed guests and waited on tables.

 

CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith thanks Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce members for supporting his students.

CIS students cast in ‘Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students have been cast in the upcoming Campbellsville University production of “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Jr.”

 

Performances will be Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 10, at 2:30 p.m. at the CU theater.

The play will be presented as part of a youth theater camp hosted by Town Hall Productions.

 

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CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 23.

 

From left are seventh-grader Bryce Newton, eighth-grader Nate Arachi and sixth-grader Alexis Sharp.

CIS hires new facilities manager

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon have a new employee taking care of its facilities.

 

CIS Facilities Manager Keith McMahan will retire on Tuesday, June 30, after 25 years of service.

 

Carl Lee, a maintenance worker, will begin working in the position on Wednesday, July 1.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Facilities Manager Keith McMahan, at left, will retire on Tuesday, June 31, after 25 years of service. Carl Lee, a maintenance worker, at right, will begin working in the position on Wednesday, July 1.

CHS soccer team to host summer camp

 

Campbellsville High School soccer team will host a camp this summer.

 

The camp is open to children ages 5 to 12, and will be June 4-7 at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

CHS Soccer Camp Flyer

CMS students study Romare Bearden

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying artist Romare Bearden.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art classes, students are learning about collages.

 

CMS eighth-grader Gabby Skaggs makes her collage.

CMS students build cars

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned to build their own miniature cars.

 

In Jan Speer’s class, students are learning STEM skills to put together K’NEX Education models.

 

CMS sixth-graders Tashaun Hart, at left, and Kaden Bloyd build their cars.

CMS Beta Club hosts breakfast fundraiser

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club hosted a breakfast fundraiser recently, and raised about $1,800 to attend national convention.

 

The breakfast was Saturday, April 14, and the menu included country ham, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, jelly, coffee, milk, juice and water.

 

Donations are still being accepted to help club members attend national convention for the first time.

 

CMS Beta members, from left, eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith, seventh-grader Whitney Frashure, sixth-grader Layla Steen and eighth-grader Abby Brisko serve breakfast.

CMS baseball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School baseball team recently defeated Adair County.

 

In the A game, CMS won by a score of 7-4.

 

And in the B game, CMS blanked Adair County by a score of 6-0.

 

CMS sixth-grader Kaden Bloyd, at left, and eighth-grader Peyton Dabney run to catch the ball.

CMS softball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team recently took on Metcalfe County.

 

Though the players fought hard, CMS couldn’t get a win in the A or B games.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bri Gowdy and Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Miley Hash pitched for the Lady Eagles.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bri Gowdy pitches.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 16.

 

From left are sixth-grader Diego Noyola, seventh-grader Alysa Howard and eighth-grader Tezon Mitchell.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Campbellsville Police received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

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

 

Campbellsville Police Chief Pat Thompson and her staff members received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith honored community partner Campbellsville Police with the community Change Award.

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Middle School teacher Michael “Spanky” Despain received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 16.

 

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

 

Despain received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CMS teacher Michael “Spanky” Despain with the certified Change Award.

CHS tennis team to host fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School tennis team will host a fundraiser at McDonald’s on Tuesday, April 17.

 

The team will receive a portion of proceeds from inside sales from 5 to 8 p.m.

 

McDonald's.

CMS choir to host bake sale

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a bake sale on Saturday, April 14.

 

The sale will be at Kroger in Green River Plaza, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

All proceeds will help pay for choir expenses.

 

Bake Sale

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of April 9.

 

From left are eighth-grader Logan Phillips, sixth-grader Mollie Bailey and seventh-grader Tyler Booth.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 26.

 

From left are eighth-grader Brae Washington, seventh-grader Haylee Allen and sixth-grader Conner Rinehart.

CMS science students make catapults

 

Campbellsville Middle School integrated science students are studying Newton’s laws of motion by making catapults.

 

Students in Amy Knifley’s classes were asked to make a catapult that would launch a marble.

 

CMS eighth-graders Jaylin Napier, at left, and Dalton Reynolds make their catapult.

CMS student serves as legislative page

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Peyton Dabney recently learned about state legislature from some first-hand experience.

 

Dabney served as a legislative page in the House of Representatives.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Peyton Dabney recently served as a legislative page in the House of Representative.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

The training will be at the FRYSC Center, which is located at Campbellsville High School, at 10:30 a.m.

 

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CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

For several weeks, CMS hosted K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon.

 

At a recent session, students competed in an Escape room competition to see who could solve a series of puzzles first, enjoyed pizza and trail mix snacks, competed in math games and enjoyed cotton candy.

 

CMS eighth-grader teacher Melisa Morris helps her students as they compete in the Escape room challenge.

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

For several weeks, CMS hosted K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon.

 

At a recent session, students enjoyed s’mores, played quiz games and competed in obstacle course games.

 

CMS sixth-grade teachers Andrea Sanders, at left, and LeeAnn Grider demonstrate how to compete in the obstacle course games.

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

For several weeks, CMS hosted K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon.

 

At a recent session, students enjoyed ice cream sundaes, played flashcard games, competed in quiz games, built lemonade stands and enjoyed cotton candy.

 

CMS sixth-graders Conner Rinehart, at left, and Kayden Birdwell build a lemonade stand.

CMS science students make egg droppers

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently designed their own egg dropper containers.

 

In Amy Knifley’s classes, students studied the concepts of Newton’s Laws of Motion, momentum, gravity and force.

 

To apply the concepts, Knifley asked her students to build egg dropper containers to see if they could safely drop an egg from several feet.

 

CMS eighth-grader Brandon Castellano builds his egg dropper.

CMS students enjoy Sharpen the Saw Day

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently enjoyed a Sharpen the Saw Day.

 

Students were given free time to play dodgeball, enjoy gym time, play games and spend time socializing while using their electronic devices.

 

CMS seventh-graders laugh as Keondre’ Weathers declares “Uno.”

CMS students get a dose of reality

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS eighth-graders, from left, AunDaya Coleman, Destiny Agee and Sumara Berry visit the lifestyle booth.

CMS students learn about teamwork

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about teamwork.

 

In their physical education class, Campbellsville University student Lindsey Prozanski recently led a series of classes to teach students about working together.

 

CMS eighth-graders Devin Roberts, at left, and Waylon Franklin complete the obstacle course.

CMS concert band students perform

 

Campbellsville Middle School concert band students recently performed.

 

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

 

The band performed on Wednesday, March 28, at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

 

CMS sixth-grader Nathan McFarland plays percussion as the concert band practices for KMEA assessment.

CHS band members selling raffle tickets

 

Campbellsville High School band members are selling raffle tickets to raise money for its program.

 

Tickets are $10, and three prizes will be awarded.

 

First prize is $1,000 cash.

 

Second prize is a mountain bike donated by The Spoke Easy.

 

And third prize is a 55-inch television.

 

Raffle

CHS art honor society to host bake sale

 

Campbellsville High School National Art Honor Society members will host a bake sale to raise money for upcoming field trips.

 

The bake sale will be Friday, March 30, at Kroger on Campbellsville Bypass from 1 to 5 p.m.

 

Bake Sale

CHS students to raise money for local animal shelters

 

Campbellsville High School students are raising money to help animals housed at local animal shelters.

 

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students are hosting a bake sale with a variety of homemade items on Thursday, March 29.

 

Bake Sale

CHS girls’ basketball players honored

 

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

 

CHS seniors Kayla Young, Vonnea Smith, Nena Barnett and Kiyah Barnett received the varsity coaches award, and were thanked for their time with the team.

 

CHS girls’ basketball players were recently honored for their dedication and hard work this historic season. From left, front, are eighth-grader Rylee Petett, freshmen Kenzi Forbis and Abi Wiedewitsch, sophomore Bailey Thompson, eighth-graders Lainey Watson, Bri Gowdy and Kaylyn Smith, juniors Dee Simpson and Malaya Hoskins and assistant coach Debbie Gowdy-Smith. Back, seventh-grader Bri Hayes, head coach Anthony Epps, sophomore Siera Owens, junior Kalisha Murphy, seniors Nena Barnett, Vonnea Smith and Kayla Young, sophomore Katelyn Miller, freshman Catlyn Clausen and assistant coach Katie Wilkerson. Absent from the photo are seventh-grader Antaya Epps, sophomore Isis Coleman and senior Kiyah Barnett.

CMS to host ‘Derby Dash’ run/walk

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a “Derby Dash” 5K run/walk to raise money for the Beta Club’s trip to national competition.

 

The race will be Saturday, May 5, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

 

CMS Derby Dash

CMS, CHS academic team members honored

 

Campbellsville middle and high school academic team members were recently honored for their success this season.

 

At the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, March 23, the academic team members were recognized.

 

CMS academic team coach Steven Gumm recognizes his students.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 19.

 

Pictured are sixth-grader Angel Walker and seventh-grader Cameron Mahan. Absent from the photo is eighth-grader Hayley Wethington.

CMS Beta Club to host breakfast fundraiser

 

Campbellsville Middle School Beta Club will host a fundraiser to raise money to attend national convention.

 

The club will host a country ham breakfast on Saturday, April 14, in the Campbellsville High School cafeteria.

 

Breakfast will be from 5 a.m. to noon.

 

CMS Beta Breakfast

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools community partner Jim Miller received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

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

 

Miller, along with Taylor County Bank, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors community partner Jim Miller and Taylor County Bank with the community Change Award.

CHS assistant principal receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville High School Assistant Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

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

 

Kearney received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CHS Assistant Principal Mark “Shiny” Kearney with the certified Change Award.

CIS bus monitor, cafeteria worker receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools bus driver and cafeteria worker Leslie Gaines received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 19.

 

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

 

Gaines received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors bus monitor and CMS and CHS cafeteria worker Leslie Gaines with the classified Change Award.

CIS makes calendar changes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ officials have made changes to the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

After spring break, and for the three remaining Fridays in April, students will attend class until 3 p.m.

 

Also, students will attend class on Wednesday, May 23, for the final day of the school year.

 

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CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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

 

Honor Roll

CES students honor CMS, CHS athletes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students honored some Campbellsville middle and high school students at an assembly on Friday, March 16.

 

CMS eighth-grader and volleyball player Tayler Thompson gives high-fives.     CHS sophomore and swimmer Isabella Osborne gives high-fives.

CMS, CHS students attend journalism workshop

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students attended the Kentucky High School Journalism Association workshop on Thursday, March 15.

 

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

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students attending the Kentucky High School Journalism Association workshop are, from left, front, eighth-grader Myricle Gholston and Gracyne Hash. Second row, eighth-grader Karley Morris and sophomore Zoe McAninch. Back, eighth-grader Blake Settle, senior Austin Fitzgerald and freshman Taylor Knight.

CMS band students participate in WKU honors band

 

Campbellsville Middle School band members were recently chosen to participate in a statewide honors band clinic.

 

Five students were chosen to participate in the Western Kentucky University Middle School Honors Band Clinic, hosted on Friday, March 9, in Bowling Green.

 

CMS students chosen to participate in the Western Kentucky University Middle School Honors Band Clinic are, from left, seventh-graders Kadence Houk and Tyler Booth, eighth-grader Jayden Murphy and sixth-graders Caleb Holt and Zachary Akin.

CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School hosted student-led conferences on Tuesday, March 13.

 

About 20 students attended with their parents.

 

CMS sixth-grade teacher Andrea Gribbins talks to student Luke McDonald and his mother Stephanie.

CHS FCA group begins #14-3plus2 initiative

 

Campbellsville High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members are encouraging their fellow students to perform random acts of kindness.

 

The #14-3plus2 initiative honors the 17 people killed in a school shooting in Florida, and the two killed in a recent shooting in Kentucky.

 

Students and faculty members are encouraged to complete acts of kindness in various ways for 17 other people, 14 students and three adults, and two positive acts for themselves.

 

CHS FCA

CMS softball team soliciting sponsorships

 

Campbellsville Middle School softball team is soliciting sponsorships to raise money for the upcoming season.

 

Businesses and individuals can sponsor the team, and their logo and name will be printed on a sign posted on the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

Sponsors will also be announced at games.

 

Sponsorship levels are $25, $50, $75 and $100.

 

Eagles Softball

CMS FCA group hosts prayer circle

 

Nearly 75 students and teachers gathered to pray for each other, our state and our nation.

 

Campbellsville Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes members hosted a prayer circle on Wednesday, March 14.

 

Students hosted the circle for 17 minutes, a minute for each of those who died in a Florida school shooting last month.

 

From left, Lynn Kearney, co-sponsor of the Campbellsville High School FCA group and a substitute teacher at CMS, CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch, seventh-grader Chase Hord and sixth-grader Angelica Seng pray together.

CMS art students learn to draw motion

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying how to draw motion.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students are discussing techniques artists use when they want their work to appear as if the subject is moving.

 

CMS eighth-grader Gabby Skaggs paints an outdoor scene depicting motion.

CMS art students study Monet

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are studying Monet, and making their own watercolor artwork inspired by his style.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s art class, students are learning about impressionism.

 

CMS eighth-grader Nate Arachi, at left, and Ethan Cox cut out their lily pads to glue on their paintings.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 12.

 

From left are seventh-grader Whitney Frashure, sixth-grader Johnathon Foster and eighth-grader Olivia Fields.

CIS to host public forum on school safety

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is working with local law enforcement to host a public forum to discuss school safety.

 

The forum will be Tuesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

The event is free and open to the public, and all CIS parents are urged to attend.

 

Safety Forum

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are having fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

CMS is hosting K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon, leading up to testing in May.

 

At a recent session, students studied science while making slime, practiced math problems, answered questions after reading a story, competed in a trivia game and tested race cars to calculate speed.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis works with eighth-graders Destiny Agee, at left, and Brae Washington as they compete in a trivia game.

CMS hosts K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are having fun while preparing for upcoming state testing.

 

CMS is hosting K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon, leading up to testing in May.

 

At a recent session, students played a math flashcard game, learned about measurements when making sundaes and waffles, competed in a trivia game and much more.

 

CMS math teacher Bradley Harris helps seventh-graders Deondre’ Weathers, at left, and Alexis Byers as they play a math flashcard game.

CIS cancels school, Board meeting on Monday, March 12

 

Because of winter weather, there will be no school or Board meeting today, Monday, March 12, for Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Tonight's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting has been postponed to Monday, March 19, at 6 p.m. at the CHS gym. An agenda for the special meeting will be set at a later date.

 

No School

CMS volleyball team is CKMSAC tournament champions

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team defeated Hart County to win the CKMSAC tournament championship.

 

Seventh-graders are this year’s tournament runners-up.

 

CMS eighth-grade volleyball team recently defeated Hart County to win the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship. From left, front, are sixth-graders Chloe Thompson, Ava Hughes and Ellington Gowin and Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grader Miley Hash. Second row, fifth-grader Anna Floyd, eighth-graders Sarah Adkins, Kaylyn Smith, Tayler Thompson and Lainey Watson, seventh-grader Antaya Epps and eighth-grader Myricle Gholston. Back, eighth-grader Rylee Petett, seventh-grader BreAnna Humphress, eighth-graders Alexis Thomas, AunDaya Coleman, Bri Gowdy, Isabella Vannice and Christina Miller and coach Shajuana Ditto.     CMS seventh-grade volleyball team is Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament runners-up. From left, front, are seventh-graders BreAnna Humphress and Antaya Epps. Back, Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders Anna Floyd and Miley Hash and sixth-graders Ellington Gowin, Chloe Thompson and Ava Hughes.

CMS volleyball teams defeat Green, Metcalfe counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently defeated Green and Metcalfe counties.

 

CMS hosted Green and Metcalfe counties in the second round of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

Seventh-graders defeated Green County by a score of 2-1.

 

And eighth-graders beat Metcalfe County by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith jumps to block a shot.

CMS volleyball teams defeat Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently defeated Casey County.

 

CMS hosted Casey County in the first round of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament.

 

CMS sixth-grader Ava Hughes hits the ball over the net.

CMS volleyball team blanks Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

Seventh-graders won by a score of 2-0.

 

And eighth-graders were victorious by a score of 2-1.

 

CMS eighth-grader Bri Gowdy hits the ball.

CMS students balance chemical equations

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning to balance chemical equations.

 

In Steven Gumm’s seventh-grade science classes, students are learning how to analyze chemical equations.

 

CMS seventh-graders Christopher Clark, at left, and Bryce Newton balance a chemical equation using blocks.

CMS, CHS students exhibit artwork

 

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

 

In honor of March being recognized as Youth Art Month, the library is hosting an exhibit of artwork made by CMS and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris’s students.

 

The work will be on display through Thursday, March 15.

 

CMS sixth-grader Alexis Sharp looks at her artwork with her grandfather Greg.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Tuesday, March 13, from 4 to 6 p.m.

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CMS choir to present ‘Soul Train’

 

Campbellsville Middle School choir will present its spring concert on Sunday, April 29.

 

The concert is entitled “Soul Train” and will include performances of songs made popular in the 1970s.

 

The performance will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Hamilton Auditorium.

 

It is free and open to the public.

 

CMS Choir Concert

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of March 5.

 

From left are sixth-grader Aaliyah Nunez, seventh-grader Michael Tomlison and eighth-grader Bri Gowdy.

CMS volleyball team defeats Green County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Green County.

 

The eighth-grade squad won by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS seventh-grader BreAnna Humphress cheers after a point.

CMS volleyball team defeats Taylor County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Taylor County.

 

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade squads all brought home wins.

 

Sixth-graders won by a score of 2-1.

 

And seventh- and eighth-graders blanked Taylor County. Final scores were 2-0.

 

CMS eighth-grader Aundaya Coleman hits the ball.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 26.

 

From left are sixth-grader Dawson Creason, seventh-grader Bri Hayes and eighth-grader Austin Jeffries.

CES custodian honored with Eagle Walk

 

Campbellsville Elementary School custodial worker Daryl Ford has retired after 27 years of service.

 

Before he left CES on Wednesday, Feb. 28, which was his last day of work, students and teachers were given a chance to say goodbye.

 

Ford was honored with an Eagle Walk through the CES building.

 

CES custodian Daryl Ford is honored with an Eagle Walk on Wednesday, Feb. 28, which was his last day of work before retirement.

CHS baseball team selling shirts

 

Campbellsville High School baseball team is selling t-shirts for the upcoming season.

 

The shirts feature the team’s new logo, and are available in several styles.

 

CHS Baseball

CMS, CHS students host poetry café

 

Campbellsville middle and high school students are writing poetry and recently presented their poems to their classmates.

 

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

 

After their poems were finished, students presented them in a Poetry Café setting.

 

Campbellsville High School freshman Nick Drew reads his poetry.

Important Message from Superintendent Kirby Smith

 

Please read this important message from CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith.

 

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FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Tuesday, March 13.

 

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

 

Training

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, April 19, at noon.

 

Calendar

CMS names Leaders of the Month

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Month for the month of February.

 

From left, front, are sixth-grader Isaac Garrison, eighth-graders Karley Morris and Kaylyn Smith and seventh-grader Chase Hord. Second row, seventh-grader Karlee Rakel, sixth-graders CheyAnn Edwards, Kiara Graves and Luke McDonald and seventh-grader Nate Mitchell. Back, eighth-grader Logan Rakes. Absent from the photo are seventh-grader Bri Hayes and eighth-grader Joseph Mayes.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 19.

 

From left are eighth-grader Peyton Dabney, sixth-grader Allison Sumners and seventh-grader Chase Hord.

Important message from CIS Superintendent Kirby Smith

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is investigating the report of a message written in a bathroom stall at the Campbellsville High School campus.

 

The message was not a direct threat to any student or staff member.

 

However, in light of recent events at public schools, we felt the need to increase security and notify parents of the incident.

 

The safety of all CIS students and staff members is always a top priority.

 

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CMS students learn about drug abuse

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned about the harmful effects of abusing drugs.

 

Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch is talking to students about how dangerous it can be to use illegal drugs, and why it’s important to not abuse legal prescription medications.

 

Wiedewitsch said drug use is a problem in many areas, and students should know that using drugs simply isn’t cool.

 

CMS Guidance Counselor Beth Wiedewitsch talks to students about how dangerous it can be to use illegal drugs, and why it’s important to not abuse legal prescription medications.

CMS students earn change in dress code

 

Campbellsville Middle School students have recently earned a change in their dress code.

 

Starting on Friday, Feb. 23, students will be allowed to wear sweatpants to school.

 

All other dress code regulations remain in force.

 

Dress Code

CMS volleyball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade volleyball players were honored on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

 

The team hosted Green County, and won the match by a score of 2-0.

 

Before the game, eighth-grade players were honored for their dedication and hard work this season.

 

CMS eighth-grade volleyball players were honored on Tuesday, Feb. 10. They are, from left, Kaylyn Smith, Alexis Thomas, Sarah Adkins, Aundaya Coleman, Bri Gowdy, coach Shajuana Ditto, Myricle Gholston, Christina Miller, Isabella Vannice, Tayler Thompson, Lainey Watson and Rylee Petett.

CMS volleyball teams defeat Russell, Hart counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball teams recently defeated Russell and Hart counties.

 

CMS traveled to Russell County and picked up a win.

 

Eighth-graders won by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS hosted Hart County recently and the eighth-grade squad came back after losing a game to win by a score of 2-1.

 

CMS eighth-graders celebrate their win.

CMS volleyball team defeats Adair, Metcalfe counties

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Adair and Metcalfe counties.

 

CMS seventh- and eighth-grade teams traveled to Adair County and picked up two wins.

 

Seventh-graders won by a score of 2-1, and eighth-graders blanked Adair County by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS seventh-graders lost a hard-fought game when hosting Metcalfe County, by a score of 1-2.

 

Eighth-graders won their match by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS sixth-grader Ava Hughes hits the ball.

CMS volleyball team defeats Casey County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Casey County.

 

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade squads all won their matches.

 

Seventh- and eighth-graders won by scores of 2-0, and the sixth-grade team defeated Casey County in one game.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kaylyn Smith hits the ball over the net.

CMS volleyball team defeats Russell County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team recently defeated Russell County.

 

Seventh-graders fought hard, but couldn’t get a win.

 

In the eighth-grade match, CMS won the match in two games.

 

CMS eighth-grader Sarah Adkins cheers after a point.

CMS volleyball team defeats Adair County

 

Campbellsville Middle School volleyball team defeated Adair County recently.

 

In its season-opening games on Monday, Jan. 22, CMS seventh- and eighth-grade squads picked up wins.

 

Both teams won by scores of 2-0.

 

The following day, the eighth-grade squad defeated Metcalfe County by a score of 2-0.

 

CMS volleyball players huddle before their match.

Health department to host clinic for CIS students

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students are invited to attend an immunization clinic at Taylor County Health Department on Monday, Feb. 19.

 

The clinic will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for students to receive the Hepatitis A vaccination.

 

The Hepatitis A vaccine will be available during the clinic on a first come, first served basis, and will be provided for free.

 

Vaccinations

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 12.

 

From left are seventh-grader Karlee Rakel, sixth-grader Katlin Rainwater and eighth-grader Jack Sabo.

CMS, CHS student artwork to be displayed

 

Campbellsville middle and high school student artwork will be displayed at the Taylor County Public Library next month.

 

In honor of March being recognized as Youth Art Month, the library will host an exhibit of artwork made by CMS and CHS art teacher Jo Ann Harris’s students.

 

The exhibit will begin with an opening reception on Friday, March 2, from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

CMS CHS Art Exhibit

CMS students have fun at Valentine dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun at a Valentine’s Day dance.

 

About 75 students attended the dance, which was on Friday, Feb. 9.

 

CMS students have fun at their Valentine’s Day dance.

CIS superintendent named KMEA administrator of the year

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith has received an award from the Kentucky Music Educators Association for his support of the arts.

 

Smith recently received the 4th District KMEA Administrator of the Year award for 2017-2018.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith has received 4th District Kentucky Music Educators Association Administrator of the Year award for 2017-2018. Campbellsville High School band director Zach Shelton, at left, nominated Smith for the award, and he and Campbellsville Elementary School music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, second from left, and Campbellsville Middle School music teacher Jessica Floyd, at right, spoke at the 4th District fall meeting about how Smith strongly supports all the CIS arts programs.

CMS students honored at Board meeting

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently honored at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, for the recent academic successes.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis honored seventh-graders Haylee Allen, MaCayla Falls, Chase Hord and Whitney Frashure and eighth-grader Peyton Dabney.

 

From left, CMS seventh-graders MaCayla Falls and Whitney Frashure, eighth-grader Peyton Dabney and seventh-grader Chase Hord are recognized at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, for their recent academic team and Beta successes.

CIS alumnus, parent receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools alumnus and parent Amanda McNeill received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 12.

 

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

 

McNeill, who graduated from Campbellsville High School and now has children attending Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, received the community Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CIS alumnus and parent Amanda McNeill with the community Change Award.

CMS, CHS head custodian receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville middle and high school head custodian David Mardis received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 12.

 

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

 

Mardis received the classified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at left, honors CMS and CHS head custodian David Mardis with the classified Change Award.

Advertising packages available for 20th District basketball tournaments

 

Campbellsville High School will host the girls’ and boys’ 20th District varsity basketball tournaments next week, to be played on Feb. 20 through Feb. 24.

 

CHS athletics personnel are selling advertisements for the tournament, offered in three packages.

 

CHS Gym Projection Screens

CMS teacher to present, students to perform at KMEA conference

 

Campbellsville Middle School music teacher Jessica Floyd will present and a group of her students will perform at the Kentucky Music Educators Association professional development conference on Saturday, Feb. 10, in Louisville.

 

Floyd will present about how teachers can help their students create musical arrangements using classroom instruments or unconventional instruments.

 

Her students have created their own arrangement to the song “Believer,” originally recorded by Imagine Dragons.

 

CMS sixth-graders Diego Noyola, at left, and Tashaun Hart play “Believer” on the drums and trashcan.

CMS students have fun at Friday Finish

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently had fun playing spirit games at Friday Finish.

 

Friday Finish is a school-wide assembly hosted to recognize students for their achievements, play a spirit game and make school announcements.

 

CMS students play Jake the Snake spirit game, led by teacher Michael Despain. Eighth-grader Peyton Dabney was the winner.

CIS honors the late Bobby Brockman

 

There will forever be an empty seat at the Campbellsville High School gymnasium.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is paying tribute to the late Bobby Brockman, who was sports editor at Central Kentucky News-Journal when he died last month.

 

Brockman graduated from CHS in 1974, and attended countless sporting events in the gymnasium in his role as sports editor.

 

The section of bleachers where the late Bobby Brockman always sat in the CHS gym has been removed, and a plaque has been hung in its place.

CMS to host K-PREP study sessions

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host K-PREP study sessions each Friday afternoon, leading up to state testing in May.

 

The sessions will be offered in each of the content areas on the K-PREP exam, including math, reading, science and social studies.

 

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

 

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CMS student is first to win state Beta office

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Chase Hord has made school history.

 

Hord is the first CMS student to be elected to a state office at the Kentucky Junior Beta convention.

 

He was elected to serve as secretary at next year’s convention, and will move on to compete for the national secretary title this summer.

 

Eighth-grader Peyton Dabney won third place in social studies and seventh-grader Whitney Frashure won third place in language arts.

 

Hord and his campaign skit members, in addition to Frashure and Dabney, will advance to compete at the National Junior Beta Convention in Savannah, Ga., on June 13-16.

 

CMS seventh-grader Chase Hord, center, made history at this year’s Kentucky Junior Beta convention. Hord, center, was elected secretary and becomes the first CMS student to win a state office. Eighth-grader Peyton Dabney, at left, won third place in the social studies competition and seventh-grader Whitney Frashure won third place in language arts. Hord, Dabney and Frashure all advance to compete at the National Junior Beta convention in Savannah, Ga., on June 13-16.

CMS to host Valentine’s dance

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host a Valentine’s dance on Friday, Feb. 9.

 

The dance will be in the multi-purpose room and is from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

 

Sweethearts

CMS students advance to state Governor’s Cup competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team recently competed at region Governor’s Cup, and, as a result, two students will advance to state competition.

 

Seven students placed at the District competition to advance to region.

 

CMS seventh-graders MaCayla Falls, at left, and Haylee Allen placed fourth in science and math, respectively, at region Governor’s Cup on Saturday, Feb. 3, and now advance to state competition.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Feb. 5.

 

From left are sixth-grader Chloe Thompson, seventh-grader Nate Mitchell and eighth-grader Brittany Martin.

CMS students are Marshall Strong

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are supporting the victims of last week’s shooting at Marshall County High School.

 

On Friday, Feb. 2, Kentucky school administrators, students and teachers were asked to wear Marshall County High School’s colors of blue and orange to show support for the school.

 

CMS students wear blue and orange in support of Marshall County High School.

CMS to host softball tryouts

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host softball tryouts on Monday, Feb. 12, and Tuesday, Feb. 13.

 

Tryouts for seventh- and eighth-grade students will be Monday, Feb. 12, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the fieldhouse on the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

Tryouts for fifth- and sixth-grade students will be on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the fieldhouse.

 

Eagle Softball

CHS students intern with school counselor

 

Campbellsville High School seniors Caitlin Bright and Missy Vanorder are learning what it’s like to be a school guidance counselor.

 

Bright and Vanorder are completing internships this school year with Beth Wiedewitsch, who is a guidance counselor at Campbellsville elementary and middle schools.

 

CHS senior Missy Vanorder talks to CES second-grader Ethan Bailey about the importance of doing well in school. Vanorder is completing an internship with Beth Wiedewitsch, who is a guidance counselor at Campbellsville elementary and middle schools.     CHS senior Caitlin Bright listens as CES first-grader Serenity Jones undergoes an eye exam. Bright is completing an internship with Beth Wiedewitsch, who is a guidance counselor at Campbellsville elementary and middle schools.

CMS students learn about archery

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are learning about archery in their physical education classes.

 

Students are learning how to stand while aiming their bows, and how to place their arrows properly.

 

CMS seventh-grader Michael Tomlison takes aim.

CMS yearbooks available for preorder

 

Campbellsville Middle School yearbooks are now available for preorder.

 

Yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year are on sale now for $25.

 

The deadline to order is Friday, Feb. 23.

 

Yearbooks

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 29.

 

From left are seventh-grader Alexis Byers, eighth-grader Sarah Adkins and sixth-grader Ellington Gowin.

CMS students learn about college

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently learned some tips to help them prepare for college.

 

Dee Doss, college and career readiness counselor at Campbellsville High School, recently met with CMS students to talk about why it’s important for them to start preparing for college.

 

Doss spoke to CMS students about applying for scholarships, and how much college actually costs.

 

Dee Doss, college and career readiness counselor at Campbellsville High School, recently met with CMS students to talk about why it’s important for them to start preparing for college.

CMS students deliver demonstration speeches

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently practiced their public speaking skills.

 

In their leadership classes, students were asked to prepare a speech to explain how to do something.

 

CMS eighth-graders Kaylyn Smith, at left, and Tayler Thompson demonstrate how to make waffles.

CMS students get moving

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are having fun in their physical education classes.

 

Former CES teacher Lynn Kearney is serving as a substitute teacher in the class, and is teaching students exercises to help them stay in shape.

 

CMS substitute teacher Lynn Kearney leads sixth-grader Tashaun Hart in a warmup exercise.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Services Center will host volunteer training on Thursday, Feb. 22.

 

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

 

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Campbellsville Independent Schools to raise money for Relay for Life

 

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

 

The shirt features a large “C” on the front and an Eagle with the word “Eagles” written on the back.

 

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CMS boys’ basketball team is CKMSAC tournament runners-up

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ seventh-grade basketball team is this year’s Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament runners-up.

 

CMS took on Green County in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 9, and won by a score of 48-43, in overtime.

 

The team traveled to Russell County on Thursday, Jan. 11, to take on Russell County Middle School in the second round. CMS won by a score of 34-29.

 

After being delayed several days because of winter weather, the CMS team took on Hart County on Monday, Jan. 22, in the championship game.

 

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ seventh-grade basketball team is this year’s Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament runners-up. From left, front, are seventh-grader Ronin Smith, sixth-grader Tashaun Hart and seventh-graders Chase Hord, Camren Vicari and Zamar Owens. Back, coach Joseph Taylor and seventh-graders J.T. Washington, Keondre Weathers, Deondre Weathers, Damon Johnson, Konner Forbis and Kaydon Taylor.

CMS state Beta candidate delivers speech

 

Campbellsville Middle School students will attend the state Beta convention next week, and have spent many weeks preparing.

 

Chase Hord, a seventh-grader, is campaigning for the secretary position, and has spent this week preparing his speech and skit.

 

To get some practice, Hord presented his speech at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, Jan. 26.

 

Chase Hord, a seventh-grader, delivers his campaign speech. He and his fellow Beta members will attend the Kentucky Junior Beta Convention next week.

CMS academic team advances to region Governor’s Cup competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members competed at District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Jan. 20, and Monday, Jan. 22, and won several awards.

 

And, as a result, seven students will advance to region competition.

 

CMS academic team members competed at District Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, Jan. 20, and Monday, Jan. 22, and won several awards. And, as a result, seven students will advance to regional competition. Pictured are, from left, front, sixth-graders Karlie Cox, Angelica Seng, Isaac Billeter, Caleb Holt and Kayden Birdwell. Back, sixth-graders Brianna Dobson and Layla Steen, seventh-grader Haylee Allen, eighth-grader Peyton Dabney, sixth-grader Isaac Garrison and coach Steven Gumm. Absent from the photo is seventh-grader Whitney Frashure.     CMS academic team members won several awards at District Governor’s Cup competition. Eighth-grader Peyton Dabney, at left, won third place on the social studies exam. Sixth-grader Isaac Garrison, center, and seventh-grader Haylee Allen tied for fourth place on the math written exam. MaCayla Falls, a seventh-grader, not pictured, won third place on the science exam. In written composition, Allen received third place and sixth-grader Karlie Cox, not pictured, won fifth place.

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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

 

Honor Roll

CMS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet in special session on Wednesday, Jan. 24.

 

The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the CMS office.

 

School Board

CMS students named to honor roll

 

Campbellsville Middle School students were recently named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2017-2018 school year.

 

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

 

Honor Roll

CU education students visit CMS, CHS

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students build spacecrafts

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently built their own spacecrafts.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students study figurative language

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS sixth-graders learn about alliterations, similes

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students experiment with Gobstopper candies

 

Campbellsville Middle School science students recently experimented with Gobstopper candies.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS cancels school on Friday, Jan. 19

 

There will be no school tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 19, for Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Teachers are to report at 9 a.m. for a work day.

 

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CMS boys’ basketball team advances to CKMSAC championship

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students write original songs

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently wrote their own original songs.

 

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

 

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

Long-time CIS employee honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Hart County

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS seventh-grader Chase Hord dribbles.

CMS students present ‘The Wizard of Oz’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS art students learn about surrealism

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning about surrealism.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students learn about graphing

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students learn about the power of words

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Metcalfe County

 

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

 

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

 

Final score was 45-32.

 

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

CIS dismisses school

 

Because of illness, there will be no school tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 11, at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

School had previously been dismissed on Friday, Jan. 12, for a Teacher Work Day.

 

There will also be no school on Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

 

School will resume Tuesday, Jan. 16.

 

No School

CIS adds staff members to Eagle family

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS superintendent thanks Board members

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Board members

Board of Education members honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS teacher receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS choir department to host ‘Eagle Winterfest’

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ choir department will host “Eagle Winterfest,” an indoor shopping event, on Saturday, Feb. 3.

 

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

There will be a variety of local vendors selling craft items, clothing and much more.

 

Eagle Winterfest

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CMS students prepare ‘survival guide’ for new teacher

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS girls’ basketball team competes in tournament

 

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

 

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

 

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

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

 

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CMS eighth-grade basketball players, cheerleaders honored

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS presents ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS to host after-school study session

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host an after-school study session on Friday, Jan. 19.

 

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

 

CMS Study Session

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Adair County

 

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

 

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

 

Final score was 48-23.

 

CMS seventh-grader Kaydon Taylor drives the ball.

CMS students make solar system models

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS science students build their own elements

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS football coaches take student shopping

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students learn about Christmas traditions around the world

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students treated to pizza party

 

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

 

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

 

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

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Merry Christmas to you and yours!

 

Best wishes from the Eagle family for a happy holiday.

 

Merry Christmas

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Green County

 

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

 

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

 

Games begin at 5:30 p.m.

 

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

CMS boys’ basketball team defeats Monroe County

 

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

 

Seventh-graders won their match up.

 

Final score was 37-28.

 

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

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CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Bardstown

 

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

 

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

 

Games begin at 5:30 p.m.

 

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

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CMS students learn about weather

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS hosts after-school study session

 

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

 

About 50 students attended.

 

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

 

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

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CMS students shop with reading points

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently took their reading points shopping.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS sixth-graders spend their reading points.

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INFAC donates to Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet in special session on Monday, Dec. 18.

 

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the CMS office.

 

School Board Meeting

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CMS to host after-school study session

 

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

 

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

 

Study

CMS academic team competes

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS hosts student-led conferences

 

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

 

About 50 students attended with their parents.

 

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

 

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

CMS art students learn about pottery

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students are learning about pottery.

 

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

 

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

CIS community partner, lifelong Eagle fan receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS students to collect food for those in need

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are collecting food items to help those in need this Christmas season.

 

A canned food drive began on Tuesday, Dec. 12, and will continue through Tuesday, Dec. 19.

 

The drive is hosted in conjunction with the Campbellsville High School girls’ basketball team hosting its annual Food Pantry Classic next week.

 

Students are asked to bring in canned foods and non-perishable items, with all donations going toward the Taylor County Food Pantry.

 

Canned Food Drive

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

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

CMS SBDM to meet

 

Campbellsville Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council will have its regular meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13.

 

The meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the CMS office.

 

School Board Meeting

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Taylor County

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS sixth-grader Devin Kinser protects the ball.

CIS students, teachers sing Christmas carols

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS raises money for Toys for Tots

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS art students learn about highlights, shadows

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS art students make miniature hats

 

Campbellsville Middle School art students recently made their own miniature toboggans out of yarn.

 

In Jo Ann Harris’s class, students learned how to thread yarn around small pieces of cardboard to make miniature hats.

 

CMS eighth-grader Dalton Reynolds, at left, and sixth-grader CheyAnn Edwards use yarn to make miniature toboggans.

CMS sixth-graders win Showcase competition

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members won the sixth-grade Showcase competition on Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

At the competition, sixth-grade students compete in several events, including written composition, quick recall and exams in math, science, social studies, language arts and arts and humanities.

 

Campbellsville Middle School academic team members won the sixth-grade Showcase competition on Saturday, Dec. 2. From left, front, are academic team members Brianna Dobson, Karlie Cox, Layla Steen and Angelica Seng. Back, Isaac Billeter, Kayden Birdwell, coach Steven Gumm, Caleb Holt and Isaac Garrison.

CMS to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Middle School will host student-led conferences on Monday, Dec. 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

 

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

 

No appointments are necessary to attend.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Russell County

 

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

 

The CMS team will host Bardstown on Monday, Dec. 4, at the Campbellsville Elementary School campus.

 

The sixth-grade game begins at 6 p.m., and the seventh- and eighth-grade match ups will follow.

 

CMS seventh-grader Kaydon Taylor drives the ball.

CMS students meet with superintendent

 

Campbellsville Middle School students recently heard an inspirational message from their superintendent.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith came to CMS on Friday, Dec. 1, to talk to students about their upcoming exams.

 

Smith encouraged students to give their best effort and listen to their teachers.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith encourages CMS students to always do their best and take advantage of the help their teachers offer to them.

CIS students prepare for ‘Christmas Spectacular’

 

Campbellsville elementary, middle and high school students are preparing for their upcoming Christmas concert.

 

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

 

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

 

CMS seventh-grader Tyler Booth plays the tuba.

CMS principal plays the piano

 

Campbellsville Middle School music students recently experienced a special performance.

 

While spending some time in music teacher Jessica Floyd’s classroom, CMS Principal Zach Lewis told students that he can play the piano.

 

CMS Principal Zach Lewis plays the piano for his students.

CHS students read ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

 

Campbellsville High School students are reading a classic novel in their English class.

 

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

 

CHS teacher Tyler Hardy talks to his students about the plot of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” Pictured are CHS freshmen Jake Dicken, at left, and Raj Patel.

CIS spreads Christmas wishes

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is spreading Christmas wishes to the Campbellsville and Taylor County community.

 

CIS recently set up a sign in Miller Park, as part of the City of Campbellsville’s annual Christmas lights display.

 

The sign wishes the community a Merry Christmas.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade choir members recently sang Christmas songs at a ceremony to turn on the light display and kickoff the holiday season.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is spreading Christmas wishes to the Campbellsville and Taylor County community by displaying this message in Miller Park.

CMS students inducted into National Junior Beta Club

 

Twenty-two new members were inducted into Campbellsville Middle School’s National Junior Beta Club on Sunday, Nov. 19.

 

To be eligible to become a member, CMS students must be a leader in their school, maintain a 3.5 GPA and commit to completing community service hours. Teachers can also nominate students to become members.

 

CMS Beta members attending the induction ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 19, include, from left, front, sixth-graders Chloe Thompson, Daniel Caton and Karlie Cox, seventh-grader Mikaela Scharbrough and sixth-graders Mollie Bailey, Kiara Graves and Nathan McFarland. Back row, eighth-grader Abby Brisko, sixth-grader Aryanna Britton, Beta member and eighth-grader Rylee Petett, vice president Sarah Adkins, treasurer Tayler Thompson, reporter Bri Gowdy, secretary Lainey Watson and new members Brianna Dobson and Lexi Garvin, sixth-graders.

CMS names Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 27.

 

From left are seventh-grader Kailey Lozano and eighth-grader Dakota Harris. Absent from the photo is sixth-grader Tucker Cartwright.

CMS boys’ basketball team takes on Casey County

 

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

 

CMS will take on Taylor County Middle School on Monday, Nov. 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Taylor County campus.

 

CMS seventh-grader Deondre Weathers drives the ball.

CHS football players take Eagle Walk through school hallways

 

Campbellsville High School football players were recently honored with an Eagle walk through Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools.

 

CHS will host Beechwood High School on Friday, Nov. 24, in the semi-finals of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class A tournament. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.

 

This is the third time in school history that the CHS football team has played in the KHSAA semi-finals.

 

CHS senior Devonte Cubit leads his team in the Eagle Walk through CES. At left is senior Tyrion Taylor.

CES, CMS students learn from football players

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle school students recently learned about doing their best in school from some college football players.

 

Campbellsville University and Southwestern Assemblies of God University football players recently visited CES and CMS to talk to students.

 

The players read to students and spoke to them about the importance of listening to their teachers and doing their best in school.

 

SAGU player Matt Lighter and CU players Kendon Young, center, and Brayden Russell talk to CES fifth-graders. Young graduated from Campbellsville High School in 2016.

CHS football team to host Beechwood in state semi-finals game

 

Campbellsville High School football team will host Beechwood High School in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association semi-finals on Friday, Nov. 24.

 

Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m.

 

This is the first time since 1998 and the third time in school history that the Eagles have played in the state semi-finals.

 

Admission is $6 for adults, children and students.

 

CHS Football Region Champs

CHS football region championships shirts available

 

Campbellsville High School football team is selling region championship shirts.

 

On Friday, Nov. 17, the CHS football team defeated Crittenden County to win the Class A Region 1 championship.

 

This is the first region championship win for the Eagles since 1998.

 

CHS Eagle Football Region Champs

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