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CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are second-grader Kevin Bradfield, third-grader Dorothy Shively, first-grader Nicholas Brunner, second-grader Serenity Taylor and kindergartener Zoe Scharbrough. Second row, first-grader Quincy Travis, second-grader Asia Singleton, third-grader Evelyn Stancill, kindergartener Zyhaven Taylor, third-grader Joseph Greer and second-grader Kenady Hayes. Back, fifth-graders Summer Cothern, Jaxon Garrett and J.J. Gurley, third-grader Dalton Shively, fifth-grader Harley Couch-Allen and third-grader Reece Swafford. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Fallyn Smith, first-graders Malachi Conner and Gavin Paris and fourth-graders Toby Adams and Raeanna Jefferson.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are third-grader Ajada Smith, kindergartener Tyrek Moore, first-grader Brea Miller, fifth-grader Noah Leachman and second-grader Tristen Williams. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader ReAnna Jeffries.

CES Wings Express students practice counting, coloring

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students are practicing their coloring and counting skills.

 

Students were recently given a worksheet to color, but had to decode a key of numbers to see which colors they were to use.

 

The scene depicted fruit labeled with numbers, and students used their key to see which colors correspond with which numbers.

 

CES kindergartener Kaiyden Vancleave colors.

CES students make turkeys in disguise

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made turkeys in disguise in honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

 

Students were given a worksheet with a turkey printed on it and asked to disguise their turkey as something else.

 

They could color the turkey, but had to add objects to make it three-dimensional.

 

CES third-grader Cayleigh Underwood disguises her turkey as a rock star.

CES students focus on reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are focusing on reading.

 

Each day, reading interventionist Laura Dicken works with students to expand their vocabulary, strengthen their reading skills and write and spell words.

 

CES first-grader Levi Choate reads.

CES students learn about Thanksgiving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about Thanksgiving.

 

In Leanna Cundiff’s kindergarten class, students are discussing the Thanksgiving holiday and its traditions.

 

Cundiff’s students recently made turkey hats and other crafts and are reading Thanksgiving stories.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Leanna Cundiff reads “The Silly Turkey Party” by Steve Metzger to her students.

CES students learn about woodwind instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about musical instruments.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s classes, students are discussing many different types of instruments, and how they are used to make sound.

 

Woodwind instruments, such as the clarinet, saxophone and the bassoon, create sound through a mouthpiece and reed.

 

To see how a woodwind works, Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee, who is Chadwick’s student teacher, played the bassoon for students.

 

Campbellsville University education student Scott Caffee plays the bassoon for CES second-graders.

CES second-grade choir performs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade choir members recently performed from a community group.

 

The choir was invited to perform at Campbellsville Baptist Church for the Young at Heart group’s potluck dinner on Monday, Nov. 13.

 

The students performed songs about America, including “I’m So Glad to Be Here,” “Oh, I Love America,” “The Day of Peace” and more.

 

CES second-grade choir members, from left, Asia Singleton, Lainey Price, Lillian Martin, Addysen England Anna Keith sing.

CES students sharpen their math skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

In Luci Shofner’s first-grade class, her students are focusing on subtraction.

 

CES first-grader Jackson Wright works a subtraction problem.

CES Wings Express students hear motivational message

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently heard an inspirational message from a guest speaker.

 

Keith Merritt, youth minister at Woodlawn Christian Church, spoke to students on Monday, Nov. 13, about why Every Monday Matters.

 

Merritt spoke to students about what it will take for them to accomplish their goals in life.

 

He said students can’t simply begin a career without any training or education.

 

Keith Merritt, youth minister at Woodlawn Christian Church, spoke to students on Monday, Nov. 13, about why Every Monday Matters.

CES students make ornaments for ‘Project Rudolph’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are putting their art skills to use to help soldiers this Christmas.

 

For the fifth year, CES is participating in “Project Rudolph,” a campaign to provide gift bags to soldiers deployed overseas, injured veterans and soldiers traveling through airports around Christmas time.

 

Last year, “Project Rudolph” bags were given to service members in about 20 countries around the world. More than 20,000 bags were given around the world. For some soldiers, this is the only Christmas present they will receive.

 

For their part, CES students made reindeer ornaments in Adrienne Hash’s art class.

 

CES first-grader Gabriella Tate adds a nose to her reindeer ornament.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES/CMS guidance counselor receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES preschool assistant receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES to raise money for local family

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS boys’ basketball team to host second alumni game

CHS cross country runner advances to state meet

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students perform for their classmates

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently performed a song on the bucket drums for their classmates.

 

At the school-wide assembly on Friday, Nov. 10, CES fourth-graders in Maranda Wright’s leadership class performed “Uptown Funk” on the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders LaDainien Smith, at left, and Malikiah Spurling play the bucket drums.

CMS girls’ basketball players honored

 

Campbellsville Middle School girls’ basketball players were honored at the Campbellsville Elementary School assembly on Friday, Nov. 10.

 

The CMS girls’ eighth-grade basketball team recently won its first Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship title in 20 years.

 

CMS girls’ basketball players give high-fives to CES students.

CES choir members perform for their classmates

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir members recently performed for their classmates.

 

At a recent school-wide assembly, CES third-, fourth- and fifth-grade choir members sang the song “American Tears.”

 

CES fourth-grader Nora Harris sings a solo.

CES names Writer of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

 

CES second-grader Ally Dunn is her school’s Writer of the Week for the week of Nov. 6.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Nov. 6.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Josiah Dean, first-graders Jackson Wright and Delaney Staton, second-grader Maddie Brunelle and first-grader Lillie Judd. Second row, second-grader James Brunner, first-grader Miley Orberson, second-grader Destini Gholston, third-grader Cobain Carter and kindergarteners Blakely Gray and Samuel Terry. Back, fifth-grader Kate Billeter, third-grader Kairi Tucker, fourth-grader Zarek Stone, fifth-graders Skylar Wilhoite and Payton Releford, fourth-graders Bradley Paris and Easton Williams and third-grader Elijah Spurling. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Cameron Dean, second-grader Marion Mann and fifth-grader Falicity Lewis.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are fifth-grader Kylee Sowders, kindergartener Alinna Bray, fourth-grader Connor Coots and first-grader Mason Edwards. Absent from the photo are second-grader Allison Dean and third-grader Mark Lawson.

CHS athletic department hosts ‘12 Days of Christmas’ raffle

 

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

 

This year, the prizes are all cash awards.

 

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

 

Raffle

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

CES students study the number four

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are studying the number four.

 

In Nikki Price’s class, students are working hard to spell and write “four,” and to write the number numerically.

 

Price’s students are also practicing counting to four.

 

CES kindergartener Levi Dye concentrates as he writes the number four.

CES students play the drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play the drums.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, students are practicing keeping a steady beat by playing the bucket drums.

 

CES fourth-graders Braydn Spurling, at left, and Demetrious Dickens play the bucket drums.

CES students write letters to veterans

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently wrote letters to give to local veterans.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are learning the proper way to write a letter.

 

Before writing their letters, students discussed the importance of Veterans Day, which is Saturday, Nov. 11.

 

CES writing teacher Shirley Cox helps third-grader Zachary Cox as he writes a letter to a veteran.

CMS girls’ basketball team selling championship t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS GB Team

CES art students make clay fish sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay animals.

 

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

 

They learned techniques such as scoring to make marks in their clay and to add realistic eyes and a mouth.

 

CES third-grader Lilly Wise adds eyes to her clay fish.

CES girls’ winter travel basketball to begin soon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School girls’ winter travel basketball team will soon begin its season.

 

The team is open to girls in second through fifth grade.

 

There will be an informational meeting for interested players and parents on Monday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in the CES cafeteria.

 

Eagle Basketball

‘Christmas Spectacular’ set for Dec. 10

 

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

 

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

 

CMS and CHS concerts bands will also perform.

 

CIS Christmas Spectacular

CES receives donation

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s family resource center recently received a donation to help its students.

 

Campbellsville Rotary Club collected and donated bags of underwear for students.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, accepts a donation of underwear from Campbellsville Rotary President Les Chadwick.

CES students win attendance challenge

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently participated in an attendance challenge, and, as a result of their success, their principal will soon get a pie in the face.

 

For four weeks, CES students were challenged to be at school every day. In the end, 188 students had perfect attendance during that time period.

 

As a result, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes will receive 188 pies in her face at an upcoming assembly.

 

Tammy Hash’s fifth-grade leadership class recently won the school’s four-week attendance challenge, with a rate of 97 percent. Students will be rewarded with a pizza or donut party. From left, front, are Kaleb Martin, Miley Hash, Deanna Reardon, Anna Floyd, Harley Couch-Allen, Tyler Haulk and Payton Releford. Back, KeKe Miller, Andrew Mardis, Rowan Petett, Jaclyn Jackson, Ta’Zaria Owens, Dezarae Washington, Riley Newton, Steven Miller and Hash.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 30.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Gavin Williams, kindergartener Alinna Bray, first-grader Gabriella Tate, kindergarteners William Li and Jeremiah Stebelton and second-grader Aaron Floyd. Second row, second-grader Amani Bridgewater, first-grader Destinee Henry-Turner, second-grader Brody Sidebottom, fourth-grader De’Asia Fisher, third-grader Kendall Cruz and second-grader Eric Epperson. Back, fifth-graders Bronson Cox and Michael Abel, third-grader Analeigh Foster, fifth-grader Piper Maggard and third-grader Damien Clark. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Samuel Terry, first-grader Jasymon Musselwhite and fifth-graders Morgan Spears and Will Wooley.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are kindergartener Kennon Dotson, third-grader Lilly Wise, first-grader Caleb Goodson, second-grader Maleigha Travis, fourth-grader Cameron Taylor and fifth-grader Bronson Cox.

CHS baseball program selling pavers

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Baseball Pavers

CES students learn about primary, secondary colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students are learning about primary and secondary colors.

 

And, along with their lesson, students recently mixed primary paints to make secondary colors and then used them to paint a parrot.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned how to use red, yellow and blue to make orange, green and purple. Then, the students took brushes and made the colors.

 

CES second-grader Ethan Bailey paints.

CES students donate food to those in need

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently collected canned goods to donate to those in need.

 

As part of Red Ribbon Week, which was Oct. 23-27, CES hosted a canned food drive for the Campbellsville/Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

 

Last school year, about 1,000 cans were collected.

 

And this year, about 1,250 cans were collected.

 

CES fourth-graders in Kaye Agathen’s leadership class collected many of the nearly 1,250 canned food items to be donated to the Campbellsville/Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

CES Wings Express students learn about diversity

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned about diversity.

 

Campbellsville University education student Taylor Black came to the after-school program to read and students about how everyone is different.

 

Black read the book “The Colors of Us,” by Karen Katz, which is about a young girl who begins to see the world in a new way by celebrating the differences and similarities in people.

 

Campbellsville University education student Taylor Black reads “The Colors of Us” to CES Wings Express third-grade students.

CIS to host cheerleading league

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will host a developmental cheerleading league for girls in kindergarten through fifth grade.

 

Those eligible to participate are students attending Campbellsville Independent Schools or Kentucky Christian Academy.

 

Players will meet two times each week, one day for practice and on Sunday afternoons for games.

 

CIS Developmental Cheer League 17

CES celebrates Halloween, raises more than $300 for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators had fun wearing their costumes on Halloween and raising money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, students paid $1 to wear their costumes to school.

 

In all, about $350 was collected.

 

CES teachers and administrators wear their Halloween costumes to raise money for cystic fibrosis research.

CES students learn, have fun at Study Buddies program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders are having fun and learning at their own after-school program.

 

Study Buddies is a free program for the students.

 

The program is offered from 3 to 4:15 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

 

Teachers stay after school to help students with homework. They also have a snack, play educational games and have fun with other enrichment activities.

 

CES teacher Garnetta Murrell helps fourth-grader Jace Cox with his homework.

CES students expand their vocabularies

 

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

 

Each day, first-grade students work with reading interventionist Laura Dicken to practice reading, spelling and pronouncing words.

 

CES first-grader Addison Perkins writes the word “that.”

CES hosts student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted student-led conferences on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

About 150 students and their parents attended the conferences to meet with teachers.

 

During the conferences, students discussed their grades and the progress they are making in their classes.

 

CES second-grader Logan Weddle talks to his parents John and Renae Weddle about his grades.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read to students.

 

Larry Rowell reads to CES fifth-graders.

CES fourth-graders tell spooky stories

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently wrote spooky stories and performed them for their classmates.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s language arts class, students were asked to write a spooky story about Halloween.

 

When finished, students performed their stories by using props and scary sound effects.

 

CES fourth-grader Aleecia Knezevic reads her spooky story.

CIS to host Veterans Day program

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES, CMS and CHS choirs to present fall concert

 

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

 

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

 

The performance is free and open to the public.

 

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

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students celebrated Red Ribbon Week this 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.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week was Oct. 23-27.

 

Events included special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students and teachers wear superhero clothing, because superheroes don’t do drugs.

CES students honor CHS cross country runners

 

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

 

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

 

CHS cross country runners high-five CES students.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 23.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Brenden Chastain and kindergartener Michael Priddy. Second row, kindergartener Victrin Ramsey, second-grader Hunter Bates, first-grader Aliyah Litsey, kindergartener Linnly Adams, first-grader Ayden Andrew, kindergartener Hayden Goff, first-grader LeeAnna Garvin and fourth-grader Madison Philpott. Third row, second-grader Luke Mardis, third-grader Zaemar Hoskins, second-grader Rizzo McKenzie, kindergartener Nicholas Wilson and fourth-grader Braydn Spurling. Back, fifth-grader Carmen Gurley, third-grader Jaron Johnson, fifth-graders Destiny Bradley and Jacob Graham, third-graders River McFarland and Tye Rhodes and first-grader Braxton Rhodes.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are first-grader Kasen Smith, fourth-grader Raegan Hayes, kindergartener Alex Wilson, second-grader Chase Gabbert and fifth-grader Morgan Spears. Absent from the photo is third-grader Camron Bryant.

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students team up against drugs by wearing school colors.

CES students learn action words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun while learning about action words.

 

In Luci Shofner’s first-grade class, students are studying verbs, which are words that describe action.

 

To help them learn about verbs, Shofner’s students had fun with an activity.

 

CES first-grader Stella Newcomb glues her verb flower together.

CIS to host basketball league

 

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

 

Those eligible to attend are students attending Campbellsville Independent Schools or Kentucky Christian Academy.

 

Players will meet two times each week, one day for practice and on Sunday afternoons for games.

 

CIS Basketball League

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students dress for the career they would like to have or the college they support, knowing that, if they are drug free, they can do and be anything they want.

CES kindergarteners learn, have fun with Halloween games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning and having fun while playing Halloween games.

 

Students are practicing their math and painting skills at stations set up in their classroom.

 

CES kindergartener Macilynn Mann counts with plastic spiders.

CES fifth-graders mentor younger students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are mentoring some younger students at their school.

 

The students are reading to CES first-graders in Amanda Barnett’s class each Tuesday morning.

 

In front, CES fifth-grader Payton Releford reads to first-grader Kylei Thompson as fifth-grader Bryanna Fitzgerald reads to first-grader Tyler Bryant.

CIS superintendent speaks to Rotary Club

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

CES students dress in camouflage and green to not let drugs pollute their lives.

CES Wings Express, Study Buddies canceled for Oct. 31

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students attending after-school programs won’t be staying after school on Tuesday, Oct. 31.

 

Wings Express activities and Study Buddies have been canceled for that day.

 

The programs will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 1.

 

Canceled

CES students celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are celebrating Red Ribbon Week this 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.

 

This year, Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-27.

 

CES students dress in red, white and blue for Drug Free America Day.

CES preschool students learn about pumpkins

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about pumpkins.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are talking about where and how pumpkins grow.

 

Students were able to see the inside of a pumpkin when Spencer carved one in their classroom.

 

CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer carves her class’s pumpkin.

CES fourth-graders make Red Ribbon Week agamographs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are making agamographs for Red Ribbon Week.

 

In Kaye Agathen’s class, students are learning that agamographs are a series of images that change at different angles.

 

Agamographs are named after Israeli sculptor Yaacov Agam, who is known for his optical and kinetic art.

 

CES fourth-grader Jaden Barbee colors her agamograph.

CES third-graders learn multiplication tables

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning their multiplication tables.

 

In Keri Richard’s class, students are first learning the 0, 1 and 2 multiplication tables.

 

Students are completing worksheets for practice, and then working with Richard individually.

 

CES third-graders Camren Skaggs, at left, and Rajon Taylor sit together as they work on their multiplication math worksheets.

CES to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host student-led conferences on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Students and their parents can attend the conferences from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

CES students honor Eagle Band members

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS band members perform for CES students.

CES students honor cancer survivors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored several Eagle family members who are battling cancer.

 

At the school’s assembly on Friday, Oct. 20, several Campbellsville Independent Schools’ employees were honored.

 

CES students honor Eagle family members who are cancer survivors.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

From left, front, are first-grader John Hagan Newton, second-grader Anna Keith, fifth-grader Taylan Hunt and fourth-grader Maylee Wilds. Second row, kindergartners Tabitha Leggett, Jaxon Williams, Jacob Sandidge and Tylee Britton, first-graders Demarcus Noyola and Bentley Shively and third-grader Stephen Green. Third row, second-graders Nadia Taylor and Izzy Brunelle, third-grader Ava Ellis, first-grader Aniyah Adams, fourth-grader Savannah Wethington, third-grader Cayton Lawhorn and fourth-grader Shaiden Calhoun. Back, fifth-graders Mackenzie Negron, Kate Billeter and Lilyan Murphy, fourth-grader Ryder Murphy, third-grader Evan Lockridge, fourth-grader Christian Hart and third-grader Yazlyn Sutton. Absent from the photo are first-grader Justice Nelson and second-grader Lainey Price.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 16.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Jaxson Hunt, fifth-grader Thomas Tungate, third-grader Gavin Martin and second-grader Brendan Martin. Second row, third-grader Alexia Howard, first-grader Justin Walls, kindergartener Jacob Sandidge and first-graders Madison Haywood, Ava Bennett-Marr and Brea Miller. Back, fifth-grader Chris Cox, fourth-graders Cameron Taylor and Trinity McFarland, third-grader Emerson Gowin, fifth-graders Averi Perkins and Zeke Harris and second-grader Romeo Goins. Absent from the photo are kindergarteners Scarlet Huber and Dawson Morton.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are third-grader Evan Lockridge, fourth-grader Jalen Embry, kindergartener Kennon Dotson, first-grader Mason Edwards, second-grader Jacob Golden and fifth-grader Deanna Reardon.

CIS employees learn about proposed retirement changes

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and have continued for several weeks.

 

Each week, students study all about a specific color and then dress in that color each Thursday.

 

CES kindergarteners in Leanna Cundiff’s class wear white and gray for Color Week.

CES students use cereal to learn math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are using cereal to practice their math skills.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s class, students are learning how to respond to short answer math prompts.

 

During a recent lesson, students were asked to answer a question about a boy having 112 candy pieces and sharing them equally with three friends.

 

CES fourth-grader Aliyah Burton counts using pieces of cereal.

CES choir prepares for fall concert

 

Campbellsville Elementary School choir is preparing for its fall concert.

 

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

 

CES third-grader Lily Coots sings.

CES students have fun with math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are having fun learning about math.

 

Students in Miriah Cox’s class recently began rotating to various math stations.

 

CES first-grader Dyra Welch finds numbers that add together to make 10.

CES second-graders learn sight words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are working hard to learn new words.

 

In Lynne Horn’s class, students recently received a new list of sight words.

 

Before learning the words, students took a pre-test on them.

 

CES second-grader Mylee Bell smiles as she spells a word on her pre-test.

CES students read ‘Bunnicula’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students are reading the book “Bunnicula.”

 

In their reading group with art teacher Adrienne Hash, students are reading and analyzing the book, which was written by Deborah and James Howe.

 

The book is about a vampire rabbit named Bunnicula who sucks the juice out of vegetables.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash listens as second-grader Addelyn Dooley reads.

CES students learn about fall

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about fall.

 

Students are discussing fall traditions, one of which is eating candy corn.

 

CES kindergartener Bentley Wilhoite glues construction paper on his candy corn.

CES preschool students make peacocks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning all about the letter P.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students are learning words that begin with the letter P, along with how to write the letter.

 

One of the words students learned is “peacock.”

 

CES preschool students Lylah Davis helps Gannon Scott with his peacock.

CES parents encouraged to register for new pickup system

 

Campbellsville Elementary School has begun using its new parent pickup system, and parents are asked to be sure they register to use it.

 

CES is using the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

The program is an application that can be downloaded onto a smartphone. The app is compatible with Windows, iOS and Android phones.

 

 

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CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS facilities manager receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES teacher receives Change Award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School physical education teacher Lynn Kearney received the Change Award at the Campbellsville Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

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

 

Kearney, who recently retired, received the certified Change Award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, at right, honors CES teacher Lynn Kearney, who recently retired, with the certified Change Award.

CES to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators are raising money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

CES teachers are competing in a pumpkin decorating contest, with those paying to vote for their favorites.

 

The decorated pumpkins are on display in the CES lobby.

 

CES teachers are competing in a pumpkin decorating contest to raise money for cystic fibrosis research. The entries, above, are featured in the CES lobby. Votes cost a penny each and money can be submitted to the CES office.

CES honors EMS personnel

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored some community heroes.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel Steve Marrs, Adam England and Jackie Fair were honored at the school’s assembly on Friday, Oct. 13.

 

Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel, from left, Jackie Fair, Steve Marrs and Adam England greet and high-five CES students.

CES students honor CHS volleyball players

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class wear orange for Color Week.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are kindergartener Xander Britton, third-grader Jayden Moore, second-grader Aiden Forrest, fifth-grader Taylan Hunt and fourth-grader Alicia Spaulding. Absent from the photo is first-grader Kira Dotson.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Oct. 9.

 

From left, front, are third-graders Keely Rakes and Braelyn Taylor and second-graders Addysen England and Mylee Bell. Second row, kindergartener Chanler Mann, second-graders Owen Skaggs and Justice Albrecht, fourth-grader Aliyah Burton and first-graders Justice Nelson and Jyra Welch. Third row, third-grader Angelina Babbs, fifth-graders Mason Fisher and Miley Hash, third-graders Alex Wilson and Ajada Smith and fifth-graders Kaleb Miller and KeKe Miller. Back, fourth-grader Ethan Garrison and fifth-grader Destiny Lane. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Payton Caldwell and first-grader Kylei Thompson.

CIS students wear pink to support cancer survivors

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Board of Education to meet Oct. 16

 

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

 

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

 

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CES to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School 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. 23-27.

 

Events include special dress up days and other activities.

 

 

Red Ribbon Week

CES to host student-led conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host student-led conferences on Thursday, Oct. 26.

 

Students and their parents can attend the conferences from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

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CES to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students, teachers and administrators are raising money for cystic fibrosis research.

 

On Halloween, students can pay $1 to wear their costumes to school.

 

All money collected will benefit cystic fibrosis research, in honor of the late Kelsi Brown, who battled the disease.

 

Cystic Fibrosis

CES students learn about proper handwashing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned the proper way to wash their hands.

 

Danny Ashlock, a representative from the Anthem insurance company, came to CES to talk to students about germs.

 

Ashlock talked to students about good and bad germs and how bad germs are spread.

 

CES first-graders, from left, Dyra Welch, Justice Nelson, Briley Sapp and Laurna McKenzie aren’t quite sure about the “germs” that have been placed on their hands.

CES students learn about free form shapes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about free form shapes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students learned that free form shapes are formed in nature, from animals and plants.

 

To practice making their own free form shapes, students made free form flip art.

 

CES second-grader Sidney Sallee cuts out her free form shapes.

CES students honor CHS golf players

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

CES to begin new parent pickup system on Oct. 16

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will begin a new parent pickup system on Monday, Oct. 16.

 

The new system was set to begin on Monday, Oct. 9, but administrators are encouraging parents to become familiar with the program this week so it can begin next Monday.

 

CES will use the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

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CES preschool students take nature walk

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently took a nature walk.

 

Students walked by a creek near the CES campus and looked at the leaves and trees. They also crossed a bridge.

 

The students spent time collecting interesting looking leaves to take back to their classrooms.

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton leads her students across a bridge during their nature walk.

CES students undergo health screenings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently underwent their annual health screenings.

 

Before fall break, students were weighed, their height was recorded and they were asked to read an eye chart.

 

CES fifth-grader Deason Smith undergoes an eye exam with Mary Anne Rice, a registered nurse at Taylor Regional Hospital, as fifth-grader Gabriel Noyola waits his turn.

CES to use new parent pickup system

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will begin a new parent pickup system on Monday, Oct. 9.

 

CES will use the PikMyKid program, which will help organize the school dismissal process and improve safety for students, parents and teachers.

 

The program is a phone application that can be downloaded onto a smartphone. The app is compatible with Windows, iOS and Android phones.

 

The app will allow parents to notify CES of any pickup changes and to authorize other people to pick up a child from school.

 

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CES Wings Express teachers looking for community partners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express teachers are searching for community partners to help students this school year.

 

Wings Express Director Doretha Sanders is searching for volunteers to share their talents with her students.

 

Sanders said she is searching for community partners to read with students, help with homework, play games and share their interests and hobbies with students.

 

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CES students draw with scissors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to draw with scissors.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are learning about artist Henry Matisse, who is known for making art out of shapes.

 

After the lesson, students were given a piece of construction paper and asked to draw a picture on it.

 

CES third-grader Evelyn Stancill holds her finished drawing.

CES students get moving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education class.

 

In their PE class, students first do some warmup exercises and then play a game or sport.

 

Recently, students had fun rotating to several different stations.

 

CES third-grader Braygon Noegel hula hoops.

CES students practice making predictions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently used pumpkins to perform a science experiment.

 

In Marcia Sharp’s class, students are learning how to make scientific predictions.

 

To test their skills, students were given a small and medium pumpkin and asked to predict how much they weigh.

 

CES third-grader Aaron Ritchie measures the circumference of his pumpkin.

CES students learn bicycle safety

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to ride their bicycles safely.

 

Doug Beckhart, a bicycle safety educator with Kosair Children’s Hospital, came to CES to show fourth- and fifth-grade students the proper way to ride a bicycle.

 

Beckhart told students they should always wear a helmet while riding a bicycle, no matter if they don’t want to and how old they are.

 

CES fourth-grader Christian Hart obeys bicycle rules.

CES art students make ‘-ish’ drawings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own “-ish” drawings.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently listened to the book “-Ish” by Peter Reynolds.

 

In the book, main character Ramon loves to draw.

 

However, Ramon becomes upset when his brother doesn’t like one of his drawings. Ramon believes his drawings don’t look “right,” and eventually quits drawing.

 

CES second-grader Dax Gray colors his “-ish” drawings.

CES students have fun in music class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their music class.

 

Students are learning about strong and weak beats, in addition to different time signatures.

 

CES first-grader Phoebe Ritchie keeps a beat. In back is Marlee Dickens.

CES students tour post office

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently saw firsthand how mail is delivered.

 

CES second-graders recently took a tour of the Campbellsville Post Office.

 

Students saw how mail is sorted and learned about the many different types of items that can be mailed, from bees to baby chicks to other animals.

 

Campbellsville Post Office employee Scott Darst talks to CES second-graders about how drivers deliver mail, as Chase Gabbert sits in the driver’s seat.

CES students learn about colors

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are having fun learning about colors.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, kindergarteners are discussing colors.

 

Cox asked students to describe where they see colors, how colors are made and their favorite colors.

 

CES kindergartener Alinna Bray holds her green paper.

CES students honor CHS football players

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES fifth-graders learn about United States regions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders were recently teachers for a day.

 

In Lisa Kearney’s social studies class, students are learning about the five regions in the United States, including the west, midwest, northeast, southeast and southwest.

 

Students were divided into groups and researched a region.

 

CES fifth-grade teacher Lisa Kearney talks to her students, from left, Ian Creason, Zeke Harris and Kenya Bridgewater.

CES preschool students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about careers.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students have been discussing different careers and what a person wears when they are working in that career.

 

Students learned about the different types of hats firefighters, postal workers, bakers, nurses, construction workers and other workers wear.

 

CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer asks her students under which hat they believe the mouse has chosen to hide.

CHS cross country team wins

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS junior Ian McAninch races.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

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CES students study the continents

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning the continents and oceans of the world.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are learning about the nine continents and the oceans around the world, and how they come together.

 

Students were given a diagram of the world, cut into four worksheets.

 

CES third-grader Codey Parks cuts out his continents to glue on construction paper.

CES students learn about absolute location

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about absolute location.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are studying the differences between relative and absolute locations.

 

Students have studied the planet they live on, in addition to the continent, country, state, city and street address.

 

CES third-grader Donnaven Phillips writes his absolute location on his diagram.

CES students learn about the arts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students recently learned all about musical theater, percussion, quilting, jewelry making and more during Arts Day.

 

Coreena King, a Campbellsville University education student, hosted the day.

 

King is a student teacher for CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick.

 

CES fourth-graders talk to the Almeida Duo, made up of Saulo DeAlmeida, at left, and Denis Almeida Santos.

CES students make edible cells

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning all about cells in their science class.

 

In Donna White’s class, students are learning the parts of a cell and how each functions.

 

For an extra credit project after the unit, students could make an edible cell.

 

CMS fifth-grade science students hold their edible cells. From left, front, are fifth-graders Kylee Sowders, Ta’Zaria Owens, Mackenzie Negron, Taylan Hunt, Kate Billeter and Dakota Broyles. Back, Dezarae Washington, Destiny Lane, Zeke Harris, Averi Perkins, Piper Maggard and Riley Newton.

CES students make mini-books

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are working hard to identify the main ideas in the books they read.

 

In Ann Michael Tucker’s class, students recently practiced identifying main ideas by creating their own mini-books.

 

Tucker let her students choose which books they wanted to create, selecting from topics such as Jupiter, tree roots, tree bark, reading and the great white shark.

 

CES fifth-grade teacher Ann Michael Tucker talks to Austin Gabbert about his mini-book.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read to students.

 

Tammy Sexton reads to CES kindergarteners.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Sept. 25.

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Courtney Gilbert and Brayden Perkins. Second row, second-grader Ben Parrott, kindergarteners Tatum Hoskins and Bentley Wilhoite and first-graders Josiah Edwards and Aubreigh Knifley. Third row, second-grader Londyn Smith, first-grader John Hagan Newton, second-grader Keiava Thompson, first-grader Vicky Li, third-grader Seamus Huber, fifth-grader Spencer Bates and third-grader Ava Taylor. Back, third-graders Carson Ford, Nora Harris and Keylan Strong, second-grader Dax Gray and fifth-graders Mackenzie Negron and Keeley Dicken. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader Cash Cowan.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are fifth-grader Harley Couch-Allen, fourth-grader Paige Ritchie, third-grader Trever Lasley, second-grader Zach Hak, first-grader Gracie Gebler and kindergartener Landry Brown.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Lisa Wiseman’s class wear pink for Color Week.

CIS students see improvement in test scores, beat state averages

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CES preschool students learn about the senses

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning about the five senses.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students are learning about taste, sight, touch, smell and hearing.

 

To learn about touch, Shelton’s students recently had fun touching shaving cream.

 

From left, CES preschool students Mason Conner, Layla Barbee and Kylie Thompson draw in their shaving cream.

CES students have fun in PE class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education class, while at the same time getting a workout.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s classes, students first do some warmup exercises.

 

Afterward, students play a game or sport together.

 

CES kindergartener Brayden Taylor runs in place.

CES students learn number forms

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning place value by writing numbers in standard, word, expanded and base ten forms.

 

In Tracey Rinehart’s class, students are spending time working in pairs to write their numbers.

 

CES second-graders Addysen England, at left, and Summer Daniels practice writing numbers in expanded form.

CES students have fun while learning

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently spent some time having fun while learning.

 

At the CES library, students can spend time reading and playing games.

 

Recently, Amazon donated many boxes of toys to help students learn about science, technology, engineering and math.

 

CES fourth-graders Daniel Shively, at left, and Cohutta Giles build together.

CES students make purple people eaters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own purple people eaters.

 

Kindergarteners are studying colors each week.

 

During the unit on purple, students studied objects that are always purple and enjoyed snacks that are purple.

 

And, as an activity, students made their own purple people eaters.

 

CES kindergarten assistant Brittany Johnson adds glitter to Cash Davis’s purple people eater.

CHS students spread the word about Campbellsville Independent Schools

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS band to host mattress fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Band Mattress Sale

CIS hosts Eagle Family Night

 

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

 

More than 1,000 people attended.

 

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

 

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

CIS students, staff members show their spirit

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CES first-grader Aubreigh Knifley cheers for the Eagles.

CIS students, staff members participate in homecoming parade

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Kay Cox is the grand marshal for the parade.

CES students practice lockdown procedures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently practiced their lockdown emergency procedures.

 

CES personnel administer several drills each month, including fire drills, earthquake drills, lockdown drills and more.

 

Recently, CES students practiced what they should do if their campus undergoes a lockdown.

 

CES fourth-grade teacher Kaye Agathen talks to her students about what they should do in a lockdown.

CES students search for hidden numbers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently searched for some hidden numbers.

 

Wiseman gave each student a picture of a gumball machine and asked students to color it with crayons.

 

CES kindergarteners Brayden Taylor, at left, and Tabitha Leggett count 10 gumballs to add to their gumball machines.

CES students plan for their futures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are preparing for their futures.

 

In Kimberly Clark’s class, students recently read a book about growing up and making a plan for what they will do when they get older.

 

Clark read the book “When I Grow Up” by Sean Covey.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Kimberly Clark reads the book “When I Grow Up” to her students.

CES students receive treats for collecting food, supplies for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received special treats for collecting food and supplies for hurricane victims in Texas.

 

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

 

CES fifth-graders wanted to collect supplies to send to those impacted by the flooding. And, the students challenged the other classes at CES to also collect supplies.

 

CES kindergartener Carter Ward eats his ice cream sandwich.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class wear brown for Color Week.

CES art students use shapes to make animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students are learning different shapes, and then making animals out of them.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, kindergarten students are learning all the different shapes and what objects represent them.

 

CES kindergartener Tabitha Leggett holds her shape animal.

CES students selling pizza to raise money for arts programs

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

This year’s goal is to raise $1,300.

 

Little Casears

CHS FCA group to host See You at the Pole

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

FCA

CES preschool students write their names

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are learning to write their names.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students spend time each day working on their writing skills.

 

Recently, students were given worksheets with their names on them and asked to trace the letters.

 

CES preschool teacher Julie Shelton helps Layla Barbee write the letter “s.”

CES students write sentences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently practiced writing complete sentences.

 

Kindergarten students are learning how to write several words together to form sentences.

 

They are studying the space needed between words and the punctuation necessary to end a sentence.

 

CES kindergarteners Zyhaven Taylor, at left, and Victrin Ramsey cut out the words of their sentences.

CES Wings Express students complete homework, enjoy reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students are spending their afternoons completing homework, reading and having fun.

 

Each afternoon, students first complete their homework and then spend time writing sight words, reading to themselves and partners, playing games and more.

 

CES second-graders Owen Skaggs, at left, and Brody Sidebottom read together.

CES students practice counting, reciting the alphabet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are working hard to count and recite their alphabet.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, kindergarten students are having fun while learning.

 

Students rotate to various centers every day to practice counting and saying their alphabet.

 

CES kindergarteners Kalie Pilkington, at left, and Joshua Dickens count by using sticks and cardboard tubes.

FRYSC to host volunteer training

 

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

 

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

 

Calendar

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

 

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

 

Homecoming

CHS cross country team competes in Green County

 

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

 

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

 

Cross Country

CES fifth-graders read to kindergarten students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade students recently read stories to kindergarteners.

 

The fifth-graders chose books to read to the younger students in their classrooms.

 

CES fifth-grader Daisy Wilkerson reads to kindergartener Rylee Karr.

CES hosts Grandparent Day celebration

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted its annual Grandparent Day celebration.

 

Students spent time reading with their grandparents and shopping the school’s Book Fair.

 

They also had photos taken together.

 

CES fourth-grader Christian Hart shares a laugh with his grandmother.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Leanna Cundiff’s class wear purple for Color Week.

CES students honor soccer players

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored some special guests.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES honors firefighters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored some community heroes.

 

Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Captain Keith Bricken and firefighters Alex Johnson and Daniel Lovett were honored at the school’s assembly on Friday, Sept. 15.

 

Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Captain Keith Bricken, center, and firefighters Daniel Lovett, at left, and Alex Johnson greet CES students.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at first of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which is to be proactive. 

 

From left, front, are fifth-grader Logan England, fourth-grader Gracie Pendleton, second-grader Zach Hak, first-graders Daven Davis and Kasen Smith and kindergarteners Addisyn Taylor and Adelyn Litsey and Tyrek Moore. Second row, kindergartener Alaina Bridgewater, fourth-grader Carson Mills, first-grader Elijah Williams, second-graders Ammarissa Nunez and Jackson Bates, first-grader Serenity Jones, kindergartener Lillian Merriweather, second-grader Summer Daniels and third-grader Natalia West. Back, fifth-graders Kaylyn Lawson, Jaclyn Jackson and Simon Wilkerson, fourth-grader Aleecia Knezevic, third-grader Evelyn Stancill, fourth-grader Devin Underwood, third-graders Ryan Tungate and Reece Swafford and fifth-graders Deanna Reardon and Kanan Bruce.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are kindergarteners Amiiyah Nunez, Carter Ward and Daisy Rakes, third-grader David McFarland, fourth-grader Jaylen Clark, second-grader Hunter Clark and first-grader Kaiden Bradfield. Second row, first-graders Aleeya Spaulding and Jason Eggers, fifth-grader Ellie Wise, second-grader Sawyer Lange, kindergartener Xander Britton, second-grader Tina Jiang, third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite and kindergartener Trinidy Gribbins. Back, second-grader Allison Dean, third-grader Kallie Taylor, fourth-grader Caysen Tungate and fifth-graders Deason Smith, Carmen Gurley, Chase Gabehart and Payton Releford.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are first-grader Parker Newton, third-grader Kaleigh Wilhoite, fifth-grader Mark Tungate and fourth-grader Katie Nunn. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Tatum Hoskins and second-grader Sidney Sallee.

CES students learn about bullying

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning about bullying.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson recently taught students about the importance of recognizing bullying and then trying to stop it.

 

Orberson said bullying can include saying mean words, hitting another person, picking on someone younger and much more.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talks to first-grader Jayden Maupin about his page of the class’s bullying book.

CES students practice comparing numbers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are practicing comparing numbers.

 

In Garnetta Murrell’s math classes, students are studying place value and how to compare and order numbers.

 

Recently, Murrell’s students became human numbers to help study the concepts.

 

CES fourth-grade teacher Garnetta Murrell helps Westin Dudgeon, at left, Zarek Stone and their classmates determine which number is larger.

CES students learn about compound words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are learning about compound words.

 

Farrah Hord, a writing interventionist, works with CES students each day to improve their writing skills.

 

CES writing interventionist Farrah Hord helps third-graders Tyler Brown, at left, and Kallie Taylor write compound words.

CES students learn about being good listeners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned the importance of listening.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, recently spoke to students about rules that will help them become a good listener.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, talks to students about how important it is to listen while in their classroom and at home.

CES art students make robots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made robots in their art class.

 

Students in Adrienne Hash’s class learned all about geometric shapes such as triangles, circles, squares, rectangles and more.

 

Hash asked students to use construction paper cut into the shapes to form a robot.

 

CES second-grader Bryson Gabehart holds his finished robot.

CES students conduct science experiment

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently conducted a science experiment to see if they could change the color of a flower.

 

Students gathered together and watched as their teachers explained how flowers absorb water.

 

CES third-grader KayLee Lamer watches as teacher Keri Rowe adds food coloring to water and then places the flower in the cup.

CES students sharpen reading skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to sharpen their reading skills.

 

Each day, students work in small groups with their teachers to read together and discuss stories, write sight words and more.

 

CES physical education teacher Lynn Kearney works with second-graders Bryant Mayo, at left, and Tina Jiang to learn words that contain “oil,” “ound” and “ow.”

CES students play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders recently had fun playing games while sharpening their math skills.

 

In Tammy Hash’s class, students are studying numerals with decimals to determine which is larger and smaller.

 

CES instructional assistant Kim Wagers helps fifth-graders Tre Shipione, at left, and Ethan Cox place numbers in order based on their value.

CIS community partner receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

Price received the community Change Award.

 

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

CHS principal receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

Petett received the certified Change Award.

 

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

CHS attendance clerk receives Change Award

 

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

 

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

 

Hughes received the classified Change Award.

 

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

CES honors academic achievers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its academic achievers for September.

 

A boy and a girl from each grade level are named, and were recognized at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s meeting on Monday, Sept. 11.

 

From left, front, are third-grader Aidan Wilson, fifth-grader Dezarae Washington, fourth-graders Kennedy Griffiths and Connor Coots, fifth-grader Taylan Hunt, second-grader Jackson Bates, third-grader Ava Ellis, first-grader Carson Montes and kindergartener Mae Miller. Back, Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith, Board member Angie Johnson, Board Vice Chair Mitch Overstreet, Board Chair Pat Hall, Board members Suzanne Wilson and Barkley Taylor and CES Principal Elisha Rhodes. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Joshua Dickens, first-grader Carol Moura and second-grader Journey Webb.

CHS FCCLA group collecting donations for homeless shelter

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

FCCLA

CMS students to raise money for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Middle School students are raising money for hurricane victims.

 

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

 

All proceeds will be given to hurricane victims.

 

Bake Sale

CES music students play the ukulele

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning to play the ukulele.

 

In Jessica Floyd’s music class, students are playing chords, and will eventually play songs.

 

CES fifth-graders Shyanna Young, at left, and Brooklynn Giles laugh as they learn to play a chord.

CES students learn to play the recorder

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning to play songs on their recorders.

 

In Zach Shelton’s music class, students recently learned how to play notes on the recorder and are now learning to play songs.

 

CES fifth-grader Destiny Milby plays “Merrily We Roll Along.”

CES students work with AmeriCorps tutor

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working with an AmeriCorps tutor to improve their reading skills.

 

Bradley Bates works with students each day to help them learn vocabulary words, practice their writing skills, recite the alphabet and work on reading comprehension.

 

CES second-grader Kinsley Graham writes the word “get.”

CES students enjoy painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun painting.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students drew paintings depicting an outdoor scene. The drawings had to feature weather, such as a rainstorm, lightning and more, and show movement using various types of lines.

 

CES first-grader Tyce Owens paints.

CES students make magic carpets

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about different types of lines, and recently made their own magic carpets.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently read the book “Harold and the Purple Crayon” to learn about thin, thick, zigzag, wavy, curly and loopy lines.

 

CES kindergartener Finley Williams makes his magic carpet, with help from instructional assistant Zach Durham.

CES students draw their grandparents

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently drew pictures for their grandparents.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students read the book “How to Babysit a Grandpa” by Jean Reagan.

 

The book talks about what a child does while spending time with his grandpa, such as eating a snack, taking a walk and playing together.

 

CES fourth-grader Savannah Wethington makes a card for her grandparents.

CES begins Wings Express program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently began its afterschool Wings Express program.

 

Wings Express is a program to help students with homework and other activities. Students receive help with reading, math, science, technology, social skills and more. They also participate in activities to learn about nutrition.

 

The program, which is for students in kindergarten through third grade, is free to those who apply and are accepted.

 

CES first-grade teacher Amanda Greer high-fives first-grader Aliyah Litsey as she reads during the Wings Express program.

CES students use technology to sharpen math skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun using technology to help them learn.

 

CES exceptional child educator Libby Caulk works with students each week to sharpen their reading and math skills.

 

Recently, Caulk’s students used Kindles to practice their math skills via the Star Math program.

 

From left, CES fourth-graders Chris Brown, Landon Tucker, Malikiah Spurling and Bobby Engle work math problems on their Kindles via Star Math.

CES students perform for classmates

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently performed some music for their classmates.

 

Samantha Coomer’s fourth-grade leadership students are learning how to play bucket drums in their music class.

 

CES fourth-graders perform the Cha Cha Slide on the bucket drums.

CES honors police officers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored some community heroes.

 

Campbellsville Police officers David Tucker, Jake Hedgespeth and Ryan Jewell were honored at the school’s assembly on Friday, Sept. 8.

 

Campbellsville Police Officer Jake Hedgespeth greets kindergartener Cash Davis, who says he wants to be a police officer when he gets older.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Sept. 4.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Joseph Boudreaux and kindergarteners LaTayvion Brown, Joshua Dickens and Trinity Dye. Second row, first-graders Mason Edwards and Briley Sapp, second-grader London Whitlow, third-grader Evan Cundiff and first-grader Aleja Taylor. Third row, fourth-grader Gracie Pendleton, first-grader Gracie Gebler, third-grader Rajon Taylor, fourth-grader Madisyn Bradfield, third-grader Griffin Skaggs and second-grader Maleigha Travis. Back, fifth-grader Rowan Petett, fourth-graders Cody Tamez and Vivian York and fifth-graders Gabriel Noyola, Lilyan Murphy and Marissa Segura.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are first-grader Kira Dotson, kindergartener Jamerius Miller, third-grader Cadence Burton, second-grader Jackson Bates and fifth-grader Brooklynn Giles. Absent from the photo is fourth-grader Kealey Mann.

CES science students expand their vocabularies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning to expand their scientific vocabularies.

 

In Donna White’s class, students are learning scientific terms and the names for equipment they will use when conducting laboratory experiments.

 

CES fifth-grade teacher Donna White checks her students’ vocabulary terms to see if they are paired with the correct pictures. From left are Deanna Reardon, Marissa Segura, Rowan Petett and Joseph Gutierrez.

CES preschool students make collages

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned how to make collages.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students are studying the color blue.

 

As a project, students used blue objects to make a collage.

 

CES preschool student Onyx Hunter glues her blue collage.

CES fourth-graders learn about Kentucky

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are learning all about their home state.

 

In Kaye Agathen’s class, students are studying about the geography of Kentucky, along with where the state is located in comparison to the equator and other continents.

 

CES fourth-grade teacher Kaye Agathen talks to her students about where to find Kentucky on a world map.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

Each week, students study all about a specific color and then dress in that color each Thursday.

 

CES kindergarteners in Leanna Cundiff’s class wear green for Color Week.

CHS student council to host fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

McDonalds

CES, CHS students raise money, items for hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

Each week, students study all about a specific color and then dress in that color each Thursday.

 

CES kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class wear yellow for Color Week.

CES students take new school photos

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students smiled for the camera recently.

 

Lifetouch personnel came to CES on Friday, Sept. 1, to take new school portraits.

 

CES kindergartener Kingson Duncan smiles.

CES kindergarteners learn about respect, kindness

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about being kind and respectful to each other.

 

Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson recently talked to students about several qualities that will make them better people.

 

From the book “Eight Keys to a Better Me” by William J. Briggs, Orberson said it’s very important that students be honest, show respect, be kind and show their patriotism.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talks to kindergarten students about being patriotic.

CES students make shooting stars

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying lines in their art classes, and recently made shooting stars. 

 

In Adrienne Hash’s classes, second-graders have been learning all about diagonal, straight and curvy lines.

 

Students read “How to Catch a Star” by Oliver Jeffers to learn all about stars.

 

CES second-grader Maleigha Travis colors her shooting star.

CES students make magic carpets

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about different types of lines, and recently made their own magic carpets.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students recently read the book “Harold and the Purple Crayon” to learn about thin, thick, zigzag, wavy, curly and loopy lines.

 

CES kindergartener Alex Newcomb glues a straight line on his magic carpet.

CES first-graders learn Seven Habits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students are learning all about the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

 

In Miriah Cox’s class, students recently focused on the third habit, which is to Put First Things First.

 

CES first-grader Demarcus Noyola draws a picture of something that is important.

CES third-graders make ice cream

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently took a break from their studies to make a special treat.

 

Students practiced synergizing while they combined ingredients to make homemade ice cream.

 

CES third-graders Joseph Greer, at left, and Aidan Wilson work together to make ice cream.

CES students practice keeping the beat

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing keeping the beat.

 

In their music class, students are learning about strong and weak beats.

 

After singing a fun song to get them moving, the second-graders learned how to emphasize certain beats, while always keeping their beat steady.

 

From left, CES second-graders Allison Dean, Gracie Murphy and Hunter Bates keep a steady beat.

CES preschool students practice following directions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun while practicing following directions.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students recently played a fun game.

 

CES preschool students have fun while following teacher Denise Spencer’s directions.

CES preschool students learn colors, have fun drawing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are having fun learning colors and drawing pictures of themselves.

 

In Julie Shelton’s class, students recently played a color game.

 

CES preschool student Charlotte Coots draws a self-portrait.

CES students write about grandparents

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently practiced their writing skills by writing about their grandparents.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing class, students are learning about writing complete sentences.

 

First, students discussed how they can describe grandparents and what they do when spending time together.

 

CES third-grader Ryan Tungate writes about his grandparents.

CES students enjoy reading time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are enjoying reading time.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s class, students spend time each day reading their library books.

 

CES second-graders Eric Mixtega, at left, and Bryson Gabehart have fun reading a book together.

New features added to Campbellsville Independent Schools’ new mobile app

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Mobile App

CHS band members selling mums

 

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

 

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

 

The mums are in 6-inch pots.

 

Mums

CMS yearbooks for sale

 

Campbellsville Middle School is selling yearbooks from past school years.

 

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

 

Yearbooks

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Aug. 28.

 

From left, front, are fourth-grader Christian Hart, kindergarteners Tylee Britton and Dane Gray, third-grader Sammantha Wooley and second-grader Karson Burchett. Second row, fourth-grader Maylee Wilds, third-grader Ava Ellis, second-graders Nicholas Almeida and Willow Griffin and first-graders Serenity Jones, Jewell Brewster and Davian Taylor. Back, fourth-grader Lucas Gribbins, fifth-graders Taylan Hunt, Anna Floyd, Serenity Mings and Bryanna Fitzgerald, fourth-grader Savannah Wethington, third-grader Luke Adkins, kindergartener Alaina Bridgewater and second-grader Izzy Brunelle. Absent from the photo is third-grader Anthony Lawson.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are first-grader Ryne Gumm, fifth-grader Ellie Wise, second-grader Karson Burchett, third-grader Zachary Cox and fourth-grader Chris Brown. Absent from the photo is kindergartener Trinity Dye.

CES students study vocabulary words

 

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

 

In Keri Rowe’s third-grade class, students receive new words each week.

 

CES third-grader Maddox Hawkins writes a spelling word.

CES, CMS to host book fairs

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle schools will host book fairs in coming days.

 

CES will host its fair from Friday, Sept. 1, through Friday, Sept. 8.

 

CMS will host a book fair from Monday, Sept. 11, through Friday, Sept. 15.

 

Book Fair

CES students get perfect behavior scores

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students were recently honored for their perfect behavior.

 

At CES, teachers use the Class Dojo system to track students’ behavior.

 

Students can receive Dojos for staying on task, being kind to others and much more. They can also have their Dojos taken away for not behaving well.

 

Tonya Hagan’s students recently honored for receiving 100 percent positive Dojos during a recent week include, from left, front, Journey Webb, Londyn Smith and Briana Wooley. Back, Eric Mixtega, Alex Mixtega, Nadia Taylor, Ammarissa Nunez, Kierra Maupin and Owen Skaggs.

CMS Beta Club selling key fobs

 

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

 

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

 

CMS Key Fobs

CHS yearbooks for sale

 

Campbellsville High School is selling yearbooks from past school years.

 

Yearbooks are on sale now and are $10 each.

 

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

 

Yearbooks

CES students study germination

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying germination.

 

In their science classes, third-graders are learning about what helps plants, animals and people grow.

 

To see the stages of life firsthand, students recently planted lima beans.

 

CES third-grader Luke Adkins tapes his Ziploc bag to the window so his lima bean can grow.

CES students study polymers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-graders are learning about polymers.

 

In Donna White’s class, students have learned that polymers are created by chemical reactions and used very often in everyday life.

 

Students discussed hard and soft polymers, and learned how to make their own slime, which is a soft polymer, at home.

 

CES fifth-graders, from left, KeKe Miller, Harley Couch-Allen and Riley Newton see how a Ziploc bag acts as a polymer, and, therefore, water inside doesn’t spill when a pencil pierces the bag.

CHS FCCLA students to collect items for Hurricane victims

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CES receives donation from Amazon

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently received some fun and educational toys.

 

Amazon recently donated the toys to CES students, to help them learn about science, technology, engineering and math.

 

The STEM toys will be kept in the CES library, and students will use them to build and be creative, while at the same time learning.

 

Chad Forsyth, an operations manager, and Tammy Cox, an administrative assistant at Amazon, recently came to CES to donate some STEM toys during a special assembly. Pictured are, from left, front, CES third-graders Cayton Lawhorn, Lanigan Price and Luke Adkins, fourth-graders Carson Mills, Cameron Estes and Maylee Wilds, third-graders Joseph Greer and Sophia Santos and fourth-graders Madisyn Bradfield and Gracie Pendleton. Back, Forsyth, Cox, CES Principal Elisha Rhodes and Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith.

CES principal enjoys time with students

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Elisha Rhodes recently spent some special time with her students.

 

Rhodes recently visited a classroom at CES to spend time with students.

 

CES students learn about space

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning about space.

 

Melanie Cox’s students recently learned some new vocabulary words, all pertaining to space.

 

Students learned about telescopes, astronauts, shuttles, gravity and experiments.

 

CES second-grader Gracie Murphy holds her finished space vocabulary sheet.

CES students have fun at compliment party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had a special party.

 

Amanda Greer’s students have received 10 compliments from teachers and staff members at their school, on their behavior, manners and much more.

 

As a reward for their great behavior, Greer hosted a compliment party for her students.

 

CES first-grader Trinity Clark enjoys her ice cream.

FRYSC receives donation to help students

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students to collect food, supplies for hurricane victims

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fifth-grade students are collecting food and supplies for hurricane victims in Texas.

 

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

 

CES fifth-graders want to collect supplies to send to those impacted by the flooding. And, the students are challenging the other classes at CES.

 

Items will be collected through Friday, Sept. 1.

 

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CMS, CHS cross country runners win in Green County

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of Aug. 21.

 

From left, front, are third-grader Camren Skaggs, fifth-grader Kylee Sowders, second-grader Lainey Price, fourth-grader Kennedy Griffiths, kindergartener Riley Bright, third-grader Aidan Wilson and fourth-grader Devin Underwood. Second row, second-grader Ammarissa Nunez, first-grader Aubrey Allen, kindergarteners Abel Wilson and Tabitha Leggett, second-grader Zach Hak, first-graders Kasen Smith, Carol Moura and Carson Montes and kindergartener Remi Petett. Back, fifth-grader Logan England, fourth-grader Paige Ritchie, fifth-grader Andrew Mardis, third-grader Weston Veltman, fourth-grader Chloe Bates, fifth-grader Shyanna Young and third-grader Sophia Santos. Second-grader Fabrizio Segura is absent from the photo.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are fifth-grader Kylee Sowders, fourth-grader Madisyn Bradfield, third-grader Ava Ellis, first-grader Veda Burgess and kindergartener Alinna Bray. Second-grader Aaron Floyd is absent from the photo.

CES students dance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their music classes.

 

Kindergarten students are learning to dance and keep a steady beat.

 

CES kindergartener Joshua Dickens dances with instructional assistant Brittany Johnson.

CES students use technology

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are using technology in their classrooms.

 

CES teacher Beverly Knifley visits classrooms each day and helps them use tablets to sharpen their reading skills.

 

Recently, Miriah Cox’s first-grade students used the tablets to learn via the Lexia program.

 

CES first-grader Jewell Brewster types her username as she logs on her tablet.

CES students practice comprehension skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are working on improving their comprehension skills.

 

Students in Amanda Barnett’s class were recently given a worksheet containing several sentences. At the bottom of the page were several pictures.

 

CES first-grader Aubreigh Knifley colors her worksheet.

CES students study place value

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying number place value.

 

Students in Garnetta Murrell’s fourth-grade math classes are reviewing place values, such as ones, tens, hundreds, thousands and more.

 

CES teacher Garnetta Murrell gets some help from fourth-grader Devin Underwood as she reviews place value.

CES students study math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

Will Griffin, an exceptional child educator at CES, works with small groups of students each day to provide them individualized instruction.

 

Will Griffin, an exceptional child educator at CES, talks to students about subtracting decimals.

CES art students study lines

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying lines in their art classes.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, kindergarten students recently read the book “Lines that Wiggle” by Candace Whitman.

 

In the book, students learned about thin, thick, slanted, curved and zigzag lines.

 

CES kindergartener Abigail Smith colors a picture of what she likes to do outside, using many types of lines.

CES students learn ways to write numbers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying many different ways to write numbers.

 

In Patty Haley’s third-grade class, students have been learning to write numbers in word, expanded and standard forms.

 

CES third-grader Aidan Wilson shows his completed number forms booklet.

CES students write vocabulary words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to learn new vocabulary words.

 

Melanie Cox’s second-grade students are playing games to help them learn new words.

 

In one game, students write the consonants in a word using one color, and the vowels using another.

 

CES second-graders Gracie Murphy, at left, and Elizabeth Foster read with teacher Melanie Cox.

CES students build reading stamina

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are working to build their reading stamina.

 

In Tracey Rinehart’s class, students spend time each day reading books from the library.

 

Recently, before they spent some time reading, Rinehart discussed the proper way to read a book, which includes reading each page, staying still, reading the entire time given, enjoying reading and much more.

 

CES second-grader Tina Jiang reads a chapter book.

CES preschool students decorate school buses

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are enjoying their first week of school.

 

Preschool classes began on Monday, Aug. 21.

 

Students have spent the week learning about classroom procedures, meeting new friends, coloring, dancing, writing and much more.

 

CES preschool student Chase Arnett glues construction paper on his school bus, with help from preschool assistant Jessica Williams.

CES students enjoy library time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are enjoying spending time reading in their library.

 

CES students routinely visit their school’s media center, where they can check out books, use computers and much more.

 

CES second-graders Elizabeth Foster and Ben Parrott look for books in the library.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week recently and will continue for the next several weeks.

 

Each week, students study all about a specific color and then dress in that color each Thursday.

 

CES kindergarteners in Leanna Cundiff’s class wear blue for Color Week.

CES to host Grandparent Day celebration

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host its annual Grandparent Day celebration on Friday, Sept. 1.

 

The event will be from 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. in the CES library.

 

Students can read with their grandparents and shop the school’s Book Fair.

 

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CES fourth-graders enjoy treats, watch solar eclipse

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently had a day of fun enjoying special snacks and viewing the solar eclipse.

 

Students enjoyed Star Crunch and Moon Pie snacks, along with Sunkist soda.

 

They also made their own masks to view the solar eclipse.

 

CES fourth-graders Cameron Estes, at left, and Keaton Hord watch the solar eclipse.

CES students play soccer

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play soccer in their physical education classes.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s class, students first do some warmup exercises and then play a game or sport.

 

Recently, Kearney divided his classes into two groups and taught them the fundamentals of playing soccer.

 

CES first-grader Jyra Welch kicks the soccer ball to the goal.

CES fourth-graders make solar eclipse masks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently made their own masks to view the solar eclipse.

 

Students were each given a pair of NASA-approved glasses, but, to make them more comfortable to wear, used them to make a mask.

 

Teachers cut out a portion of a paper plate and then taped a pair of glasses to them.

 

The end result was a mask that was easy for students to wear while witnessing the eclipse.

 

CES fourth-grader Katie Nunn tries on her solar eclipse mask.

CES art students study lines

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying lines in their art class.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students are learning about the many different types of lines, including thin, thick, slanted, curved, vertical, horizontal and diagonal.

 

After listening to “The Great Kapok Tree” by Lynne Cherry, students were asked to make their own line trees.

 

CES second-grader Zach Hak draws his line tree.

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

 

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

 

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

 

Many colors and designs are available.

 

CMS girls’ basketball team selling Yeti koozies

CES preschool classes begin

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool classes began Monday, Aug. 21.

 

About 40 students began classes with teachers Denise Spencer and Julie Shelton, and assistants Beth Sandidge and Jessica Williams, respectively.

 

Students spent the first day of school listening to stories, coloring, playing with their new friends, learning classroom procedures and rules, playing on their playground and much more.

 

CES preschool student Xavien Smith smiles as he eats lunch.

CIS students view solar eclipse

 

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

 

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

 

CMS students view the eclipse.

CES students celebrate Color Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are spending several weeks studying colors.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s, Kimberly Clark’s, Nikki Price’s and Leanna Cundiff’s classes began celebrating Color Week last week and will continue for the next nine weeks.

 

CES kindergarteners in Leanna Cundiff’s class wear red for Color Week.

CES students lead assembly

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently led the first assembly of the school year.

 

Students gather in the gymnasium each Friday morning to make announcements and recognize students.

 

At the assemblies, students recognize their classmates who have had birthdays, announce the week’s Attendance Leaders and Soaring Eagle winners and more.

 

CES students lead their classmates in a cheer for the Eagles.

CES students read ‘Junie B. Jones’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students are reading a “Junie B. Jones” collection of books by Barbara Park.

 

In Luci Shofner’s class, students recently began reading the complete first-grade box set collection.

 

CES first-grade teacher Luci Shofner reads the first “Junie B. Jones” book to her students.

CES students sharpen on-demand writing skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are sharpening their on-demand writing skills.

 

In Shirley Cox’s writing lab, students are learning about thesis statements, and how to write an introduction and conclusion.

 

CES writing teacher Shirley Cox helps fifth-graders Javarius Gurley, at left, and Ethan Cox as they write thesis statements.

CES students learn directions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning directions.

 

Students in Leanna Cundiff’s class are learning what terms such as “beside,” “on top,” “in between” and more mean.

 

CES kindergartener Remi Petett colors her worksheet.

CES kindergarteners learn about nursery rhymes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning about nursery rhymes.

 

Students in Kimberly Clark’s class recently read the nursery rhyme “Little Miss Muffet.”

 

Afterward, students were given a worksheet with the rhyme printed on it, along with a picture depicting the story. A few pieces of the picture were missing, however.

 

CES teacher Kimberly Clark helps kindergartener Zyhaven Taylor read Little Miss Muffet.

CES students use technology to improve reading skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are using technology to improve their reading skills.

 

CES teacher Beverly Knifley helps students with their reading skills in one of the school’s computer labs.

 

Students use the Lexia and Reading Plus programs while in the lab.

 

CES first-grader Jayden Maupin is all smiles after learning how to log on his computer.

CHS choir selling yard flags

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Choir Yard Flags

CIS students are a part of history

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES third-graders make ice cream

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently took a break from their studies to make a special treat.

 

Students practiced synergizing while they combined ingredients to make homemade ice cream.

 

CES third-graders Ryan Tungate, at left, and Evan Cundiff mix their ingredients to make homemade ice cream.

CES students make music

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to make music.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s percussion music classes, students are learning how to keep a steady beat.

 

CES second-graders Keely Rakes, at left, and Ava Ellis play a rhythm with pool noodles.

CES third-graders join choir

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently formed its third-grade choir.

 

Jessica Floyd, who teaches music and choir at Campbellsville elementary, middle and high schools, will direct the group.

 

CES third-grader Sophia Santos sings.

CIS students to observe solar eclipse

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left, front, are first-grader Cera Rooker, second-grader Nicholas Almeida and kindergartener Tabitha Leggett. Back, fifth-grader Skylar Wilhoite, fourth-grader Aleecia Knezevic and third-grader Griffin Skaggs.

CES students pick their careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are thinking about what they want to be when they grow up.

 

Third-graders were recently asked what career they want to have when they get older.

 

After writing that career on a sign for them to hold, teacher Hannah Jones took photos of each student.

 

CES third-grader Maddox Hawkins, who wants to be a professional basketball player when he gets older, smiles for a photo.

CES Wings Express program begins Aug. 28

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will begin its afterschool Wings Express program on Monday, Aug. 28.

 

The program, which is for students in kindergarten through third grade, is free to those who apply and are accepted.

 

Applications to attend Wings Express were sent home with students this week and should be returned as soon as possible.

 

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CES students learn to play the recorder

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning to play recorders in their music class.

 

In Zach Shelton’s class, students each received recorders and are learning to hold the instrument properly and to play notes.

 

CES fifth-grader Mackenzie Negron learns to play a note on the recorder.

CES students paint pandas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently painted their own pandas.

 

Lisa Wiseman read “Please, Mr. Panda” and “I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda,” to her students.

 

The books are about manners and depict a panda interacting with other animals.

 

CES kindergartener Hayden Goff paints with a fork to make his panda’s face.

CES kindergarteners read together

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun reading together.

 

Nikki Price’s students recently enjoyed the book “Nugget’s First Day of School.”

 

The story is about a puppy who is a bit nervous to attend school for the first time, but soon finds out he likes school and meets some new friends.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Nikki Price reads “Nugget’s First Day of School” to her students.

CES second-graders get to know each other

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students recently had fun getting to know each other.

 

Students in Lynne Horn’s class recently took a break from their studies to learn about their classmates.

 

Horn gave each student a book to complete with information about themselves.

 

CES second-graders Serenity Taylor, at left, and Aaron Floyd sign each other’s worksheets as they get to know each other.

CES first-graders practice alphabet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are perfecting their alphabet.

 

In Amanda Barnett’s class, students were recently given a set of words and asked to put them in alphabetical order.

 

The words all related to what a student might need to be successful at school, including markers, crayons, a globe, a desk, paper and a backpack.

 

CES first-grader Keagan Shearer glues his words in alphabetical order.

CES fourth-graders learn about each other

 

Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders are getting to know their new classmates.

 

In Maranda Wright’s class, students recently completed an “All About Me” project.

 

Students were asked to place three to five items that tell something about them inside a bag.

 

CES fourth-grader Alicia Spaulding holds one of her baby photos.

CES kindergarteners learn lunch routine

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning lots in their classroom, from math to reading and more.

 

Kindergarteners are also learning the proper way to behave in the hallway and at lunch.

 

On the first day of the school year, kindergarten students took a tour of the lunchroom to see how they are supposed to go through the lunch line to get their food.

 

CES Principal Elisha Rhodes helps kindergartener Donavon Bell wipe his mouth.

CES students turn mistakes into art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently turned mistakes into artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students were given a piece of construction paper and then traded papers with a partner.

 

The partner made smudges and marks on the paper and then gave it back to its owner.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Gebler draws her “Beautiful Oops” artwork.

CES students get moving

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education classes.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s class, students are learning about different types of exercises.

 

CES first-grader Michael Terry lunges.

CES students enjoy coloring

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have enjoyed their first few days of the new school year.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade students spent time this week coloring as they met their new classmates.

 

CES first-grader Josiah Edwards colors a picture.

CHS to host blood drive

 

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

 

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

 

Blood Drive

CIS welcomes new employees

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CIS marching ensemble selling t-shirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CHS Band

CIS students begin 2017-2018 school year

 

Another school year has begun at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

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

 

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

 

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

Fifth-graders join CES family

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s family has some new leaders.

 

Fifth-grade students, who had been attending school at Campbellsville Middle School, now attend class at CES, and are the leaders at the school.

 

CES fifth-graders Noah Leachman, at left, and Piper Maggard complete a worksheet to help their teacher, Lisa Kearney, in the background, learn about them.

Fourth-graders join CES family

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s family has grown this school year.

 

Fourth-grade students, who had been attending school at Campbellsville Middle School, now attend class at CES.

 

CES fourth-grade teacher Kaye Agathen welcomes her students to their new school.

CHS FCA hosts prayer walk

 

They held hands, and prayed together.

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS superintendent speaks to Kiwanis Club

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS employees join together for opening day workshop

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS receives grant to purchase AED machines

 

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

 

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

CES announces new parent pickup procedures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced changes to its parent pickup procedures.

 

With the addition of fourth- and fifth-graders at CES, changes have been made to the school’s afternoon traffic procedures.

 

With the addition of fourth- and fifth-graders at Campbellsville Elementary School, changes, highlighted in red in this diagram, have been made to the school’s afternoon traffic procedures.

CIS hires new teachers, staff members

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS staff members prepare for school year

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS teachers, staff members learn from each other

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS soccer team raising money

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

CHS Soccer

CES hosts open house

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted an open house and registration event on Monday, July 31.

 

Parents and students attended to meet this year’s teachers, take a tour of the school and receive information to make the 2017-2018 school year a success.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Nikki Price gives student Kyler Wilson a thumbs as he shows her the Mr. Potato Head he built.

Local churches invite CIS students to Back to School Jamboree

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS FCA to host prayer walk

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS football team begins fundraiser

 

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

 

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

 

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CES student featured in book

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grader Natalia West has been featured in a book about children and their fathers.

 

A photo of West and her father, Michael, was chosen from thousands of entries to be included in the book “I Wonder: Celebrating Daddies Doin’ Work” by Doyin Richards.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grader Natalia West has been featured in a book about children and their fathers. A photo of West and her father, Michael, was chosen from thousands of entries to be included in the book “I Wonder: Celebrating Daddies Doin’ Work” by Doyin Richards.

CIS lunch menus available

 

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

 

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

 

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CHS soccer team selling t-shirts, sweatshirts

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CIS youth football signups are Aug. 5

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CES first-graders present ‘Bunny Ears’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently presented “Bunny Ears” the musical.

 

Students practiced their songs and dance moves in Cyndi Chadwick’s music classes.

 

CES first-graders Lainey Price, at left, and Dax Gray sing.

CES students celebrate 100th day of school

 

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

 

Students made necklaces and bracelets to celebrate the day, along with counting to 100, learning about what happened 100 years ago and thinking about what they would buy with $100.

 

CES kindergarteners in Lisa Wiseman’s class dress as if they are 100 years old.

CES first-graders have fun at CU

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently had fun reading and coloring at Campbellsville University.

 

CU School of Education hosted the special event, with early childhood education students on hand to teach Hailey Ogle’s first-grade students.

 

CES students listened to “The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt read aloud and did several activities pertaining to the story.

 

CES first-grade teacher Hailey Ogle, at left, and her students pose for a photo with CU education students.

CES choir performs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade choir recently performed for a local community group.

 

The choir sang several songs during a Taylor County Retired Teachers Association meeting at the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

CES third-graders Maylee Wilds, center, and Destiny Abell perform with their choir.

CES preschool director to host enrollment drive

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool classes will begin soon, and Director Ricky Hunt will host an enrollment drive on Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29.

 

Hunt will travel to eight locations in Campbellsville to set up an informational booth with information about enrolling in the CES preschool program.

 

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CES third-graders have fun at Green River Lake

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently had a day of fun at Green River Lake.

 

Students toured the Visitors Center, enjoyed lunch at the pavilion and had fun playing on the playground.

 

CES third-graders try on life jackets at the Green River Lake Visitor Center. From left, front, are Bradley Paris, Keaton Hord and Jayden Harris. Back, Isaiah Jeffries, Chris Brown, Arianna Childers, Brayden Paiz, Ethan Garrison and McKailynn Grubaugh.

CES, CMS and CHS release dress codes

 

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

 

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

 

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CIS releases bus routes for 2017-2018

 

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

 

All routes are subject to change.

 

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CHS volleyball team hosts camp

 

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

 

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

CHS cross country meeting is Thursday, July 20

 

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

 

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

 

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CES Wings Express students enjoy games, water fight during summer program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students had lots of fun during a four-week summer program, which began in late May and ended in June.

 

Students spent the fourth week drawing, playing games, soaking each other during a water balloon fight, swimming at the pool and visiting the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

At the extension office, students made salsa, played a food groups relay game, read together and more.

 

CES Wings Express students spray assistants George Boyd, at left, and Amanda Greer with water guns.

CES Wings Express students enjoy planting, drawing during summer program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students had lots of fun during a four-week summer program, which began in late May and ended in June.

 

Students spent the third week sharpening their math skills, drawing, racing each other, playing games and visiting the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

At the extension office, students made pancakes, played with sand, planted flowers and made hats.

 

Kara Back, extension agent for horticulture at Taylor County Extension Office, helps CES students water the flowers they planted.

CES Wings Express students enjoy baking, coloring during summer program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students had lots of fun during a four-week summer program, which began in late May and ended in June.

 

Students spent the second week coloring, playing dodgeball, reading, having fun at the pool, playing on the playground and visiting the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

At the extension office, students made butterflies out of coffee filters, made biscuits, planted flowers and made puppets.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Malachi Conner, second-grader Kairi Tucker and kindergartener Quincy Travis have fun together on the playground.

CES Wings Express students enjoy painting, reading during summer program

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students had lots of fun during a four-week summer program, which began in late May and ended in June.

 

Students spent the first week reading, learning math, building with Legos and more, playing games and visiting the Taylor County Extension Office.

 

At the extension office, students made tie-dye bags, learned about the ocean, made healthy pudding snacks and painted their own color wheels.

 

From left, CES third-graders De’Asia Fisher, Tiffani Gaddie and Landon Tucker prepare bananas as they make a healthy snack.

CIS creates associate superintendent position

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools is looking for another administrative leader.

 

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

 

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

 

 

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CHS students learn to make omelets

 

Campbellsville High School students recently learned about eggs and how to make omelets, from the Egg Lady herself.

 

Cassinda Bechanan, promotions coordinator with the Kentucky Poultry Federation, known around the state as the “Egg Lady,” came to Deanna Campbell’s classes recently to talk to students.

 

Bechanan spoke to students about the composition of an egg and how important poultry is in Kentucky.

 

Cassinda Bechanan, promotions coordinator with the Kentucky Poultry Federation, known around the state as the “Egg Lady,” helps CHS freshman Jewell Cox make an omelet.

CES students learn about teamwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently learned to work together as a team.

 

Classes competed against each other to see which group could complete a puzzle first.

 

The students took turns hopping like rabbits to the puzzle to add another piece. And the class that finished the puzzle first was named the winner.

 

CES third-grader Brian Stone races to his class’s puzzle.

CES hosts percussion showcase

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently performed a percussion showcase for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

The students spent several weeks in their music class learning about percussion and practicing performing with various percussion instruments.

 

CES second-graders Analeigh Foster, at left, and Annabelle Brockman keep the rhythm.

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

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

 

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

CES, CMS searching for AmeriCorps tutors

 

Campbellsville elementary and middle schools are searching for AmeriCorps FRYSC literacy tutors for the upcoming 2017-2018 school years.

 

The full-time positions are paid $1,052.50 a month.

 

FRYSC Corps is a Kentucky AmeriCorps literacy program geared toward providing school-aged children with basic needs so they can be successful students.

 

Tutors at CES and CMS will work directly with students, helping them strengthen their reading comprehension skills.

 

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CES, CMS and CHS announce open house, registration dates

 

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

 

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CES students participate in Field Day events

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students competed recently in annual Field Day games.

 

Students participated in class relays, 50-yard dash, ball throw, basketball shoot, bean bag toss, Frisbee throw, hula hoop, long jump, soccer kick, javelin and tug-of-war.

 

CES first-grader Destiny Rhinehart jumps.

CIS hosts reception for new superintendent, principals

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES releases school supply lists

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently released its school supply lists for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

The lists are posted below and on the District’s Facebook Page, and have been taken to local retail stores.

 

CES will host an open house on Monday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

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CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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CES students study balance in artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently studied balance in artwork.

 

To illustrate the concept, art teacher Adrienne Hash showed students artwork that looks balanced on both sides.

 

To make their own balanced artwork, students created a monoprint by spreading three colors of paint on a piece of paper and then folding it.

 

CES kindergartener Quincy Travis reacts as he opens his monoprint, with classmate Justice Nelson looking on.

CES students study African art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about African art and then made some of their own.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students learned about the African culture and the importance of art among the African people.

 

Hash talked to students about African sculptures, dance and masks.

 

CES third-grader Gracie Pendleton paints her African masks.

CES students learn to draw rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to draw rhythm in their artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, second-graders drew rainforest scenes and learned how to draw in a way that catch’s the viewer’s eye.

 

They are also learning to create movement with artwork, such as fruit falling from a tree.

 

CES second-grader KayLee Lamer smiles as she colors her rainforest scene.

CES students make their very own octopus

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten art students have learned to make their very own octopus.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students recently learned to make art out of found objects.

 

After reading a story about an octopus, students were given a small cup – their found object – and painted them using the colors of their choice.

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Wilson glues tentacles on her octopus.

CES art students participate in Save the Frogs art competition

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently participated in the Save the Frogs Foundation’s annual art contest. 

 

The contest encourages students to submit their coolest frog artwork and raise awareness about amphibian extinction.

 

Between 2009 and 2017, more than 15,000 students in 70 countries have participated in the contest.

 

CES third-grader Jonathan Releford paints his Save the Frogs artwork.

New CMS, CHS principals named

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Zach Lewis     David Petett

Outgoing superintendent receives ‘exemplary’ evaluation

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Mike Deaton     Kirby Smith

CHS football team’s bass tournament to be rescheduled

 

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

 

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

 

A date will be announced when it becomes available.

 

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About 40 participate in ‘Hoop It Up’ basketball camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS marching band to begin fireworks fundraiser

 

Campbellsville High School marching band will soon begin a fireworks fundraiser.

 

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

 

Tents will be located in the Walmart parking lot and in Green River Plaza.

 

Sales will begin on Saturday, June 24, and end on Wednesday, July 5.

 

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CES Wings Express students visit public library

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently took a trip to the Taylor County Public Library.

 

Students enjoyed painting, coloring, building with Legos and Play-Doh, drawing, reading and much more.

 

At Wings Express, students receive help with reading, math, science, technology, social skills and more. They also participate in activities to learn about nutrition.

 

CES first-grader Carter Wethington smiles as he colors at the library.

CES students make wind chimes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made their own wind chimes.

 

Sarah Hampton, Taylor County Public Library outreach librarian, recently visited CES to read to Wings Express students.

 

After the stories, Hampton helped students use paper plates to make their own wind chimes.

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Allen decorates her wind chime.

CES students make erupting volcanoes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made their own erupting volcanoes.

 

To learn about science – and have some fun at the same time – students recently built volcanoes by using Legos, baking soda and vinegar.

 

First, students built their volcanoes out of Legos. Next, they added baking soda on top and then watched them erupt when vinegar was poured on the creations.

 

CES kindergartener Lillie Judd reacts as she pours vinegar on her Lego volcano, as classmate Jackson Wright watches.

CES second-graders play money games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently learned to count money.

 

Tracey Rinehart’s students learned about coins and paper money.

 

In addition to learning whose picture is on coins and bills, students learned how much each are worth.

 

CES second-graders Hayden Maupin, at left, and Luke Adkins play a game to see how well they can count money.

CES Wings Express students make sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making sculptures.

 

Campbellsville University education student Jordan Bray came to CES to make the sculptures with students.

 

Bray taught students to make sculptures with paper by making many different types of designs and by using straws and Play-Doh.

 

CES first-grader Kierra Maupin, at left, and her brother Jayden, a kindergartener, make a sculpture together out of paper.

CES Wings Express students have fun

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had an afternoon of fun.

 

After completing homework, students had fun playing with Play-Doh, dancing, building with blocks, reading and more.

 

At Wings Express, students receive help with reading, math, science, technology, social skills and more. They also participate in activities to learn about nutrition.

 

CES kindergarteners Aleeya Spaulding, at left, and Braydan Dyer read together.

CES students make musical instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made their own musical instruments.

 

Sarah Hampton, Taylor County Public Library outreach librarian, came to CES to read to Wings Express students.

 

After the stories, Hampton helped students make their own maracas by using toilet paper rolls, beans, fabric and markers.

 

CES kindergarteners Ava Bennett-Marr, at left, and Aleeya Spaulding decorate their maracas.

CES students have fun with crafts

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently had fun making crafts.

 

Students enjoyed conducting science experiments, using salt, sponges and more to make artwork, making necklaces and much more.

 

CES kindergartener Lillie Judd helps classmate Trinity Clark create a design on her rabbit.

CES first-graders play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun playing math games together.

 

In Hailey Ogle’s class, students spend time each day rotating to various math centers.

 

At the centers, students play math card games, flash cards and Dominos counting games. They also use dice to practice addition, count by measuring items, build with shapes and solve word problems.

 

CES first-graders Nicholas Almeida, in front, and Lazarick Miller draw shapes.

CES students practice reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently spent time reading together.

 

Lydia Rakes, who is an AmeriCorps reading tutor at CES, leads reading groups each week.

 

Students take turns reading and then read as a group.

 

CES first-grader Addysen England reads with her group.

CES students make pipe cleaner sculptures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade art students are learning about space and form.

 

To demonstrate their knowledge, students recently made pipe cleaner sculptures with clay as a base.

 

Students used their pipe cleaners in many ways by twisting and bending them.

 

CES second-grader Yazlyn Sutton concentrates as she builds her pipe cleaner sculpture.

CES students have fun in PE class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education class – and getting a workout at the same time.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s physical education class, students first do some warmup exercises and then have fun playing a game or activity.

 

During a recent class, students played soccer.

 

CES instructional assistant Ann Callison, at left, and Campbellsville University student teacher George Boyd help fourth-grader Noah Nelson kick the soccer ball.

CES students learn about respect

 

Campbellsville Elementary School student students recently learned about respect.

 

Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson spoke to kindergarten students about respecting other people and why it’s important to respect property.

 

After the lesson, she played a baseball game with the students in which they scored by bring respectful.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson talks to kindergarten students about respecting other people.

CES students learn about germination

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently learned about germination.

 

Students in Tracey Rinehart’s class learned firsthand what plants need to grow.

 

Rinehart gave her students bean seeds to plant and monitor daily.

 

From left, CES second-graders Keylan Strong, Seamus Huber and Sammantha Wooley get an up close look at their bean plant.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

CMS     CHS

CES students learn about never giving up

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently learned the importance of not giving up.

 

Reading interventionist Laura Dicken recently talked to students about the power of the word “yet,” meaning there are many activities the students can do, but also lots they can’t do just yet.

 

CES reading interventionist Laura Dicken talks to students about staying motivated, even though there are several activities they can’t do just yet, but will learn to as they grow older.

CES students honored at leadership luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

And, at the end of the month, CES Lighthouse Team members host a lunch to honor the students.

 

Michael Rodenberg, president of Murakami North America, talks with CES first-grader Shylan Dunn, at left, and kindergartener Braxton Rhodes as third-grader Maylee Wilds, at left, serves Dunn a cookie for dessert.

CES students have fun at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun during an afternoon at Wings Express.

 

Students first received help with their homework.

 

When finished, students had fun playing dodgeball, Legos, blocks and many other games.

 

CES second-grader Malachi Sanford writes his spelling words.

CES students perform with third-grade choir

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have had lots of fun this school year performing with the third-grade choir.

 

Led by music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, students practice each week.

 

The choir – which boasts about 30 members – has performed at various awards presentations, in addition to a fall concert and for various civic organizations.

 

CES music teacher Cyndi Chadwick leads the third-grade choir during rehearsal.

CES students learn about emotions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned how to manage their emotions.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, recently spoke to students about how they feel when they are frustrated, disappointed, mad and worried.

 

She said students should use the “calm down” steps they learned this school year when experiencing those emotions.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, with help from kindergartener Brayden Perkins, talks to students about what they should do if they feel worried.

Board of Education meeting canceled

 

The Board of Education meeting scheduled for tonight, Monday, June 12, has been canceled.

 

The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

 

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CIS students shine in ‘The Wizard of Oz’

 

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

 

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

 

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

About 40 participate in Eagle football camp

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students make paper bag buildings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently turned paper bags into buildings.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students have been studying architecture and how those who work in the profession design buildings. Students also learned to compare and contrast buildings.

 

CES second-grader Griffin Skaggs makes his police station.

CES kindergarteners draw self-portraits

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently drew self-portraits.

 

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

 

The students drew self-portraits early in the school year, and then drew them again toward the end of the year to see how their drawing skills have improved.

 

CES kindergartener Cera Rooker colors her self-portrait.

CES students have fun searching for Easter eggs

 

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

 

To celebrate the Easter holiday, third-graders enjoyed many Easter crafts and activities and searched to find the more than 1,000 eggs hidden on the CES track.

 

CES third-graders hunt for Easter eggs.

CES students have fun searching for Easter eggs

 

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

 

To celebrate the Easter holiday, second-graders enjoyed many Easter crafts and activities and searched to find the more than 1,000 eggs hidden on the CES track.

 

CES second-graders, from left, Evan Lockridge, Griffin Skaggs and Carson Ford search for Easter eggs.

CES students make cookies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently decorated cookies.

 

In Shirley Cox’s first-grade class, students celebrated the Easter holiday with many special activities.

 

Cox helped her students dye Easter eggs, and students had fun decorating their own Easter cookies.

 

CES first-grader Alex Mixtega enjoys his cookie.

CES students have fun painting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun painting.

 

In Kimberly Clark’s class, students recently painted Easter eggs using clothes pins and pom-poms.

 

CES kindergartener Ava Bennett-Marr paints her Easter egg.

CHS football team to host bass tournament

 

Campbellsville High School football team will host a kickoff bass tournament on Friday, June 23, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Green River Lake, off Ramp 1.

 

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

 

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CES students make Mexican pizzas

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned how to make their own pizzas.

 

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

 

Freeman read “The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza” by Philemon Sturges and then discussed with students how they make their very own pizzas without using an oven.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Marlee Dickens, Cloud Malone and Aubrey Novak make their own Mexican pizzas.

CES students enjoy library time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students enjoy spending time in the library each week.

 

Students routinely visit the library to spend time reading, playing games, color and socialize with one another.

 

In the 2016-2017 school year, the library received an upgrade, featuring new carpet, chairs and other fixtures.

 

CES second-grader Kadin Coppage reads.

CES art students make clay turtles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning how to make clay animals.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, first-graders recently made turtles out of clay.

 

Students took their clay and learned to shape it to look like a turtle.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Murphy paints her turtle.

CES first-graders play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun playing math games together.

 

In Hailey Ogle’s class, students spend time each day rotating to various math centers.

 

At the centers, students play math card games, flash cards and Dominos counting games. They also use dice to practice addition and count by measuring items.

 

CES first-grader London Whitlow counts to solve a math word problem.

CHS to host Lady Eagle volleyball camp

 

Campbellsville High School volleyball team will host a camp in July for students in second through eighth grades.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The fee to attend is $35.

 

Eagle Volleyball

CES kindergarteners make Mother’s Day flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made a special gift for their mothers.

 

To celebrate Mother’s Day, students wanted to make a gift to take home.

 

Students made flowers by first using paint to make handprints on a piece of construction paper. Then, the students added a stem, leaves and flower pot.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Greyson Trulock, Jewell Brewster and Zain Mullins hold their Mother’s Day flowers.

CES first-graders have fun blowing bubbles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was the bubbles.

 

CES first-grade teacher Hailey Ogle blows a bubble.

CES students enjoy reading time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently enjoyed some time set aside for reading.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students recently moved their desks and enjoyed reading while sitting on the floor with blankets.

 

CES first-grade teacher Amanda Greer reads with Eli Williams.

CES first-graders have fun learning about the circus

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was the circus.

 

From left, CES first-graders Marion Mann, Maleigha Travis and Chase Gabbert survey each other.

CES first-graders have fun at cookout

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun at a cookout.

 

Teachers hosted the cookout to celebrate the end of the 2016-2017 school year and the hard work their students completed this year.

 

Students enjoyed playing games together, such as jump rope, hula hoop, bubbles, tag, catch and more.

 

CES first-grader Bryson Gabehart jumps to shoot a basketball in a hula hoop.

CES students learn balance, emphasis in artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about balance and emphasis in artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students studied “Butterfly” by Andy Warhol and discussed how the artist created symmetrical balance in his work.

 

As with real butterflies, Hash told her students, the painting is symmetrical.

 

CES first-grader Alexis Mann creates emphasis as she glues her butterfly to black construction paper.

CES students practice subtraction

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are ready for first grade.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently practiced their subtraction skills to prepare for first-grade math class.

 

CES kindergartener ReAnna Jeffries uses pictures to help her work a subtraction problem.

CES students learn about balance in art

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about balance in nature and art.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students studied “Butterfly Painting” by Richard Ancheta and discussed how the artist created balance in his work.

 

CES kindergarteners Natalee Shaw, at left, and Delaney Staton talk about their butterflies.

CES students learn about butterflies

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently learned about butterflies.

 

In her science class, Marcia Sharp taught students about the butterfly life cycle.

 

Students learned that butterflies begin as eggs and then become caterpillars. They then go through chrysalis to become adults.

 

CES third-grade teacher Marcia Sharp holds one of her class’s butterflies.

CES students tour Louisville Zoo

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently had fun touring the Louisville Zoo.

 

Students took a trip to the zoo to see the many exhibits and animals.

 

The third-graders had fun petting the animals and some took a ride on a camel.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones takes a photo with her students – and a gorilla.

CES students take field trip to Dinosaur World

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners recently took a field trip to Dinosaur World.

 

Located in Cave City, Dinosaur World has more than 20 acres of land to explore.

 

Students had fun at the fossil dig, gem excavation, prehistoric museum and many interactive exhibits.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Josiah Edwards, Cloud Malone, Caleb Goodson, Mason Edwards and Ronnie Allen pose with a dinosaur.

CES first-graders have fun at ice cream parties

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was ice cream.

 

CES first-grade students enjoy their ice cream sundaes.

CES first-graders have fun at popcorn parties

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently had fun in their classrooms learning about camping, bubbles, popcorn, ice cream and the circus.

 

First-grade teachers recently led a week of activities for their students, focusing on a theme each day.

 

One of the themes was popcorn.

 

CES first-grade teacher Luci Shofner gives Joseph Boudreaux some popcorn.

CES students color summer scenes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently had fun in art class thinking about what they will do this summer.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s class, students were asked to color a summer scene by using a code that told them what colors to use.

 

When finished, students had colored a beach with a palm tree.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Dyra Welch, Aliyah Litsey, Leah Covey and Keagan Shearer hold their beach drawings.

CES students make their own spider webs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently read “Charlotte’s Web” and then made their own spider webs.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class read the classic book, written by E.B. White.

 

Greer read the chapter book to the students and discussed the story with them to help the students prepare for second-grade reading.

 

CES first-grader Nadia Taylor draws Charlotte on her spider web.

CES kindergarteners learn about strawberries

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about strawberries.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students have been talking about summer break.

 

Students discussed what they will do this summer, and then learned about some healthy snacks they might eat this summer.

 

CES kindergartener Karter Young wears his strawberry glasses.

CIS teachers honored at Campbellsville University

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES third-graders receive awards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year.

 

In addition to awards being presented at the ceremony, the third-grade choir performed and art teacher Adrienne Hash hosted a showcase of the work students made in her classroom this school year.

 

Art award winners, pictured with teacher Adrienne Hash, are Ethan Garrison and Alyssa Bennett.     Music award winners, pictured with teacher Cyndi Chadwick, are, from left, front, Connor Coots, Alicia Spaulding, Maylee Wilds and Lauren Pace. Back, Madison Philpott, Christian Hart, Bryson Groves and Ethan Garrison.     PE award winners, pictured with teacher Lynn Kearney, are, from left, front, McKailynn Grubaugh, Easton Williams and Kendall Bright. Back, Ethan Garrison, Aleecia Knezevic, Westin Dudgeon and Christian Hart.

CES first-graders receive awards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year.

 

CES first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year. From left are Alexis Mann, Tina Jiang, Maddie Brunelle, Asia Singleton, Izzy Brunelle, Nadia Taylor and Serenity Taylor.     CES first-graders in Amanda Greer’s class recently received awards for their academic work and classroom behavior this school year. From left are Eli Williams, Bryson Gabehart, Raleigh Spencer, Makyian Bridgewater, Eric Epperson, Hunter Clark, James Brunner, Sawyer Lange, Karson Burchett, Carter Wethington and Tommy Caswell. Absent from the photo are Braxton Giles-Osinger, Caleb Ortiz and Fabrizio Segura.

CES students color puzzle

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently colored pictures to make a puzzle.

 

In Patty Haley’s third-grade class, students were given pieces of a picture that, when put together, formed a large summer scene.

 

CES third-graders, from left, Alyssa Bennett, Malikiah Spurling, Tayshaun Hickman and Lauren Pace hold their class puzzle.

CES kindergarteners learn about camping

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about camping.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s class recently discussed what they will do during summer break.

 

CES kindergartener Jackson Wright cuts out words to write his sentence about camping.

Eagle football camp begins May 30

 

Campbellsville middle and high school football teams will host a football camp soon.

 

The camp will be from Tuesday, May 30, through Thursday, June 1, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Campbellsville High School practice field.

 

The camp will be for students entering first through eighth grades. Cost is $10.

 

Eagle Football

School year comes to a close

 

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

 

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

 

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

CIS employees honored at closing luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

Three people are retiring after this school year.

 

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

 

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

CES parents needed to serve on SBDM council

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Site-Based Decision Making Council is seeking nominations for parent representatives to serve during the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Any parent, step-parent or legal guardian of a child currently enrolled at CES or of an incoming student can vote to elect parent council members.

 

Nomination forms are available at the CES office, and they must be submitted by Wednesday, May 24, at 3 p.m. Nominations can also be emailed to CES Principal Ricky Hunt at ricky.hunt@cville.kyschools.us.

 

CES

CES to host registration event

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a registration event in coming months.

 

CES teachers and administrators are in the process of enrolling students for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Parents can come to the school between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, July 31, to complete registration paperwork.

CES students make keychains

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders recently made keychains.

 

Third-grade students wanted to make a special gift for their mothers in honor of Mother’s Day.

 

To start their project, teachers traced letters using a special paper.

 

CES third-graders in Hannah Jones’s class made these keychains for their mothers.

CES second-graders conduct survey

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently conducted a survey at their school.

 

Second-graders wanted to know which lunch is the favorite at their school, so each classroom conducted surveys in kindergarten and first- and third-grade classrooms.

 

CES second-grader Evelyn Stancill interviews Eric Epperson.

CES students plant flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently planted flowers for their mothers.

 

In Lisa Mardis’s class, students wanted to give their mothers a special gift for Mother’s Day.

 

CES first-grader Zion Mitchell waters the flower she planted for her mother.

CES kindergarteners enjoy ice cream sundaes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners have been learning all about ice cream – and then got to sample some.

 

Students have been learning the history of ice cream and how to make it.

 

They learned about the many different flavors of ice cream and the many toppings that can be added to make it a very special treat.

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Wilson enjoys her ice cream sundae.

CES first-graders compete in coloring contest

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders recently competed in a coloring contest.

 

In Amanda Greer’s class, students were given a large picture to color.

 

Students not only competed against each other to see who could color the best, but also to see how their coloring skills have improved this school year.

 

CES first-graders James Brunner, at left, and Tina Jiang color.

CES students learn about extinct, endangered animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about extinct and endangered animals.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students recently learned that extinct animals are species that no longer exist and endangered ones are those in danger of becoming extinct.

 

CES kindergartener Tyce Owens labels animals as extinct or endangered.

CES students receive bicycles for good behavior

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have received bicycles for their good behavior during the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Kentucky State Police troopers recently donated four bicycles to be given to students who have excelled in the classroom and modeled exemplary behavior and leadership to their classmates.

 

CES students, from left, second-grader Alex Yang, kindergarteners Demarcus Noyola and Elyzabeth Fisher and first-grader Kinsley Graham received bicycles for their good behavior and classroom leadership skills this school year.

CES students receive bicycles for perfect attendance

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders Adrianna Garvin and Easton Williams have received bicycles for having perfect attendance this school year.

 

Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F&AM members in Campbellsville donated two bicycles to CES to be given to a boy and girl who have perfect attendance this school year.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders Easton Williams, at left, and Adrianna Garvin have received bicycles for having perfect attendance this school year. Pitman Masonic Lodge #124 F&AM members in Campbellsville donated the bicycles.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

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

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Zoe Weddle, third-grader Destiny Abell, first-graders Lainey Price, Trace Richardson and Allison Dean and kindergartener Ronnie Allen. Back, first-graders Eric Mixtega and Logan Weddle, second-graders Braxton Tucker and Lily Wise and third-graders Cody Tamez, Reagan Hayes and Raeanna Jefferson. Not pictured are kindergartener Isabella Anderson and second-grader Trenton Harris.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are first-grader Chase Gabbert, third-grader Raelyn Dunn, second-grader Elijah Spurling and kindergartener Jewell Brewster.

CES kindergarteners learn about money

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarteners are learning about money.

 

In Nikki Price’s class, students are learning about bills and coins, and how much each are worth.

 

Recently, students studied the penny, nickel and dime and discussed which side of the coins are the heads and which are tails.

 

CES kindergartener Madison Haywood colors dimes.

CIS students complete K-PREP testing

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES yearbooks have arrived

 

Campbellsville Elementary School yearbooks for the 2017-2018 school year have arrived.

 

Students who ordered yearbooks have received them in their classrooms.

CES students practice vocabulary

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are practicing their vocabulary.

 

In CES Explorers, students were recently given a worksheet of words and asked to read them aloud.

 

They were asked to highlight any of the words that have the short “u” sound.

 

CES kindergarteners Aleeya Spaulding, at left, and Trinity Clark highlight words that have the short “u” sound.

CES students make Mother’s Day cards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making cards for their mothers.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students are making their own Mother’s Day cards to give as gifts.

 

CES kindergartener Robert Atwood draws hearts on his Mother’s Day card.

CES students have fun during last day of Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students have had fun this school year participating in Wings Express after school activities.

 

This school year’s program ended on Friday, May 5.

 

Students spent the afternoon playing games, working on homework, having a healthy snack and enjoying spending time together.

 

CES kindergartener Jayden Maupin uses beads to make a heart with kindergarten assistant Brittany Johnson.

CIS students cast in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ production

 

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

 

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

 

Wizard of Oz Junior

CES students undergo health screenings

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently underwent their final health screenings for the school year.

 

At the beginning of each school year, students are weighed, their height is recorded and they undergo an eye exam.

 

The information is recorded and the exams are performed again at the end of the year to see how much the students have grown.

 

CES third-grader Raegan Hayes smiles as physical education teacher Lynn Kearney records her height.

CES reading teacher receives Dare to Soar award

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken has received this month’s Dare to Soar award.

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton made the presentation at the Campbellsville Board of Education’s special meeting on Monday, May 8.

 

In reading a letter nominating Dicken for the award, Deaton read that she is a very special person who is a great asset to CES and Campbellsville Independent Schools.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School reading interventionist Laura Dicken receives this month’s Dare to Soar award from Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton.

CES to host third-grade awards ceremony, art show

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host a third-grade awards ceremony and art show to end the school year.

 

The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 18, in the CES gym.

 

 

CES Third-Grade Awards

CHS principal to become superintendent

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools will soon have a new leader.

 

Campbellsville High School Principal Kirby Smith will succeed Mike Deaton as the school district’s top leader.

 

Kirby Smith

FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council will have its regular meeting on Thursday, June 1, at noon.

CES students enjoy pizza lunch

 

Campbellsville Elementary School’s Lighthouse Team members were recently treated to a pizza lunch for their hard work this school year.

 

Students chosen to serve on the CES Lighthouse Team are those who are the top-notch leaders in the school, are always behaving and do their work in class. The students chosen serve as role models and leaders for their classmates.

 

CES Lighthouse Team members enjoyed a lunch at Gatti’s Pizza on Friday, May 5, for their hard work this school year. From left are second-grader Sophia Santos, third-graders Gracie Pendleton, Carson Mills and Maylee Wilds, second-grader Cayton Lawhorn, third-grader Madisyn Bradfield, second-graders Luke Adkins, Lanigan Price and Joseph Greer and third-grader Cameron Estes.

CES students ‘level up’ with Lexia

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students who recently “leveled up” with the Lexia and Reading Plus programs were honored at a school-wide assembly on Friday, May 5.

 

Lexia and Reading Plus are technology-based reading programs that help increase reading proficiency for pre-kindergarten students through high school seniors.

 

About 150 students were recognized at CES on April 21 for increasing their reading proficiency level using the programs since Friday, April 21.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of May 1.

 

From left, front, are first-grader Dax Gray and second-graders Lanigan Price and Elijah Spurling. Second row, third-grader Vivian York, first-grader Justice Albrecht, kindergarteners Aubreigh Knifley and Kasen Smith and first-grader Bryson Gabehart. Back, first-grader Xadrian Fugate, second-graders Zachary Cox and Stephen Green and third-graders Bobby Engle, Landon Tucker and Arianna Childers. Not pictured is kindergartener Keagan Shearer.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week for the week of May 1.

 

From left are second-grader Dorothy Shively, third-grader Alexis Wolford and kindergartener Alex Eggers. Absent from the photo is first-grader Anna Keith.

CES preschool students grow flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently made gifts for their mothers.

 

In honor of Mother’s Day, students in Sherry Cowherd’s and Denise Spencer’s classes have grown flowers to give to their mothers.

 

CES preschool students Kingston Cowherd, at left, and Trinity Dye decorate the cups in which they grew flowers for their mothers.

CES students make gifts for their mothers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are making gifts for their mothers.

 

In honor of Mother’s Day, students in Shirley Cox’s first-grade class are creating pictures of their mothers.

 

CES first-grader Gracie Murphy uses stickers to create a picture of her mother.

CES preschool students write letters to kindergarten teachers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are ready for kindergarten.

 

Before ending the school year on Thursday, May 4, students in Sherry Cowherd’s class wrote letters to their kindergarten teachers to tell them a little about themselves.

 

CES preschool student Levi Ritchie thinks about his answers for his letter to his kindergarten teacher.

CES students shop with AR points

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently took their Accelerated Reader points shopping.

 

Accelerated Reader is a motivational program used to help students develop reading skills. Students read books and answer questions about them. The student is awarded points based on how many questions they answer correctly on the quiz.

 

AR isn’t required at CES, though the majority of second- and third-grade students are participating.  And some kindergarten and first-grade students are also participating.

 

CES second-graders Rajon Taylor, at left, and Kallie Taylor shop with their AR points.

CES students read ‘Charlotte’s Web’

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are reading “Charlotte’s Web.”

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class are reading the classic book, written by E.B. White.

 

CES first-grade teacher Amanda Greer reads “Charlotte’s Web” to her students.

CES preschool students play games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students have spent this school year learning and having fun together.

 

The last full day of school for preschool students was Wednesday, May 3. And students presented their end-of-the-year program on Thursday, May 4.

 

In the past week, students spent time coloring, playing games, singing and dancing and enjoying special snacks.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson builds.

CES preschool students learn about kindergarten

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned what they can expect when attending kindergarten next school year.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, recently talked to the students about how kindergarten will be different from their preschool class.

 

Kennon said kindergarteners won’t take a nap during the day, and will meet new people.

 

Susan Kennon, a Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center liaison at CES, talks to CES preschool students about how they should manage their behavior in kindergarten. From left are Reece Williams, Rylee Karr, Kennon Dotson and Alinna Bray.

CES students practice writing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are practicing writing letters – with Play-Doh.

 

In CES Explorers, students are playing games to help them learn sight words and letters.

 

At one station, students used Play-Doh to make letters.

 

CES kindergartner Scarlett Cook makes an N out of Play-Doh.

CES preschool students enjoy gym time

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting some exercise and having fun.

 

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

 

CES preschool student Mason Conner plays with a hula hoop.

CES third-graders receive encouragement for testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are undergoing state standardized testing this week.

 

To help encourage them, teachers are giving the students special treats and notes with positive messages.

 

Parents also wrote notes to be given to the students each day of testing.

 

CES third-grader Gracie Pendleton reads a note of encouragement from her grandfather.

CES preschool students to become kindergarteners

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are days away from becoming kindergarten students.

 

To reflect on what they’ve learned this school year, students in Denise Spencer’s class were recently asked to think about their favorite part of school.

 

Students drew a picture of what they enjoy about school and then Cowherd helped them write about it.


CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer helps Daisy Rakes write about her favorite part of school.

CES preschool students get ready to race

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are getting ready to race.

 

Students are learning all about the Kentucky Derby, and will race each other in their own derby on Wednesday, May 3.

 

CES preschool student Trezdyn Tonge paints with teacher Denise Cowherd.

CES students learn to play chords

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned to play chords.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, students are learning about rhythm and how to keep a steady beat.

 

Students were recently introduced to boom whackers during a discussion about pitch and how different notes combine to make a chord.

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, Madison Wilhoite, Aubrey Knifley and Lillie Judd play the boom whackers.

CES students learn about the Earth

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about the Earth.

 

In honor of Earth Day, kindergarten students learned that the Earth is full of land and water, and then colored a picture of it.

 

Students learned about recycling and why it’s important to protect the Earth.

 

CES kindergartener Jason Eggers colors a picture of the Earth.

CES students prepare for state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are working hard to prepare for state testing.

 

The students will undergo testing from May 2-4.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class have been working hard to practice for the math portion of the test.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones helps Rihanna Anderson and Brayden Paiz with a sample test question.

CES students have fun at testing kickoff party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders had fun on Friday, April 28, during a party to kick off this year’s state standardized testing.

 

Students had fun playing soccer and tag, throwing Frisbees and hula hooping.

 

They were also treated to ice cream sundaes that they topped with cookies, marshmallows, chocolate syrup and much more.

 

CES third-grader Ryder Murphy kicks the ball.     CES third-grader Arianna Childers adds chocolate syrup to her ice cream sundae.

CES students learn about music

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned all about percussion.

 

Campbellsville University Steel Band members came to CES to perform and to teach students about music and how to play the drums.

 

CES students were chosen from the audience to perform with the band.

 

CES kindergartener Tristian Harris plays the steel drum, with help from CU Steel Band member Chris Blakley.

CES hosts parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted parent-teacher conferences.

 

On Thursday, April 27, teachers were available to meet with students and their parents to discuss grades from the fourth nine-week grading period.

 

CES first-grade teacher Shirley Cox talks with a parent.

CES students to undergo state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students will undergo state standardized testing next week.

 

Third-graders – the only students to test at CES – will test on May 2-4.

 

Recently, first-graders in Lisa Mardis’s class made cards for the third-graders.

 

CES first-graders Kinsley Graham, at left, and Javion Milby make cards for third-grade students.

Community leaders read to CES students

 

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

 

CES Family Resource and Youth Services Center hosted “A Few Good Men and Women” to read to students.

 

Tammy Sexton reads to CES second-graders.

CES students make musical instruments

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made their own musical instruments.

 

CES celebrated Music Week the week of April 24-28, with dress-up days for students and staff members and other activities.

 

All instruments are now on display in the school library.

 

CES third-graders made their own musical instruments as part of the school’s Music Week celebration.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School celebrated Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincided with genres of music. Those who dressed up entered their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Friday was Beach Day.

 

Students and staff members dressed in their favorite beach wear.

 

CES students dress for Beach Day.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 24.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Melody Ward, first-graders Braxton Giles-Osinger and Ammarissa Nunez, kindergartener Alex Eggers, second-graders Malia Thompson and Gavin Martin and kindergarteners Karter Young and Justice Nelson. Back, third-graders Alexis Roddy, Jalen Embry and Maliyah Harris, second-grader Annabelle Brockman, first-graders Aiden Forrest and Elizabeth Foster, second-grader Carson Ford and third-grader Eleana Brewer. Absent from the photo is first-grader Bree Farmer.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are third-grader Daniel Shively, first-grader Jayden Cox and second-grader Marissa Sumners. Absent from the photo is kindergartener Joey Bledsoe.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincide with genres of music. Those who dress up will be able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Thursday was 1980s Day.

 

Students and staff members wore big hair, bright colors and layers.

 

CES students dress for 1980s Day.

CES Art Club students paint, make flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun participating in the school’s Art Club.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash sponsors the club, and invites students to join based on interest in art, an assessment they complete and their classroom performance.

 

Art Club students meet with Hash once a week during the school day to learn about artists and art techniques.

 

CES third-grader Chyanne Christie holds her Vincent Van Gogh-inspired flower.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincide with genres of music. Those who dress up will be able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Wednesday was 1960s and 1970s Day.

 

Students and staff members wore tie-dye shirts and peace symbols.

 

CES students dress for 1960s/1070s Day.

CES preschool students study the letter Q

 

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

 

Each week, students focus on learning a specific letter.

 

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

 

CES preschool students Triton Bradshaw, at left, and Andrew Stout talk as they practice writing the letter Q.

CES preschool school year to end next week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students will finish the 2016-2017 school year next week.

 

The final day of school for preschoolers is Thursday, May 4.

 

Students will perform their final musical for their classmates, family members and friends at 9 a.m. in the CES gym.

 

CES preschool teacher Sherry Cowherd helps Jacob Parrish make the t-shirt he will wear at the end of the year musical performance on Thursday, May 4.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincide with genres of music. Those who dress up will be able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Tuesday was 1950s Day.

 

Students and staff members wore jeans, poodle skirts and slick-backed hair.

 

CES students dress for 1950s Day.

CES celebrates Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Music Week this week, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincide with genres of music. Those who dress up will be able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

Monday was Country/Western Day.

 

CES students dress for Country/Western Day.

CES kindergarteners learn rhythm

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about keeping a steady rhythm in their music class.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students learned how to play rhythm sticks, shakers, strikers, scrapers and much more.

 

CES kindergartener Robert Atwood laughs as he plays the rhythm sticks.

CES students play the rhythm sticks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to play the rhythm sticks.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s music class, first-grade students are learning about keeping a steady rhythm.

 

Lindsey Wilson College education student Tyler Cook teaches CES first-graders how to play the rhythm sticks.

CES second-graders have Super Bowl party

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently had fun at their own Super Bowl party.

 

Students enjoyed special snacks, played football games together and took a survey to see which team the most students believed would win.

 

From left, CES special education teacher Will Griffin, second grade teachers Tonya Hagan, Tracey Rinehart and Melanie Cox and Wings Express Director Amanda Barnett take a photo at the second-grade Super Bowl party.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

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

 

From left, front, are second-grader Trever Lasley, third-grader John Gholston and first-grader Shylan Dunn. Second row, first-grader Parker Hamilton, second-grader Evan Cundiff, kindergarteners Caleb Goodson and Gage Henderson, second-grader Baylee Pike, third-grader Raelyn Dunn, second-grader Caleigh Underwood and third-grader Ethan Irwin. Back, third-grader Zehavah Negron, first-graders Kevin Bradfield, Sawyer Lange and Brendan Martin, second-grader Peyton Mitchell, kindergartener Bentley Shively, third-grader Keaton Hord and kindergartener Braxton Rhodes. Absent from the photo is first-grader Jaxson Hunt.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 17.

 

From left, front, are kindergartener Leah Covey, second-graders Kadin Coppage and Aliyah Meadows and kindergarteners Nevaeh Shofner, Treshaun Robinson and Kira Dotson. Back, third-graders Paige Ritchie, Cohutta Giles and Madison Philpott, second-grader David McFarland, third-grader Jon Releford and first-grader Caleb Ortiz. Absent from the photo are first-grader Kenady Hayes and second-grader Jazzlyn Cox.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are third-grader Amaya Anguiano, first-grader Lillian Martin, second-grader Dorothy Shively and kindergartener Melody Ward.

CES second-graders to perform percussion showcase

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders will perform a percussion showcase next week.

 

On Tuesday, April 25, students will perform for their classmates, friends and family members.

 

The performance will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the CES gym.

 

CES second-grader Angelina Babbs, at left, and Kendall Cruz play a song on the boomwhacker.

CES to celebrate Music Week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will celebrate Music Week next week, April 24-28, with dress-up days for students and staff members.

 

The dress-up days coincide with genres of music. Those who dress up will be able to enter their names into a drawing for prizes.

 

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CES students learn to create texture in artwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned how to create visual texture in their artwork.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art classes, students have been studying what patterns artists use to show texture.

 

Students were asked to look at a piece of art and see if they can tell what the object feels like just by seeing it. 

 

CES second-grader Sophia Santos adds texture to her animal drawing.

CES Wings Express students make treat bags for third-graders

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently made treat bags for third-grade students who will take state standardized tests in coming weeks.

 

Wings Express students sorted bags of Smarties, peppermints, Tootsie Rolls and Starburst candies to give a students a treat for when they test.

 

Third-graders – the only students to take the tests at CES – will test on May 2, 3 and 4.

 

CES second-graders, from left, Jayden Moore, Maddox Hawkins and Damien Clark sort Tootsie Rolls for third-graders.

CES students have fun searching for Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students had fun last week searching for Easter eggs.

 

To celebrate the Easter holiday, students enjoyed many Easter crafts and activities and searched to find the more than 1,000 eggs hidden on the CES track.

 

CES first-grader Lucian Abel searches for Easter eggs.

CES students learn about measurements

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning about measurements.

 

In Tonya Hagan’s class, students are learning about measuring using feet and inches, and learning to convert one to the other.

 

As an exercise, students were asked to measure five of their classmates to see how tall they are.

 

CES second-grader Jaylin Christie smiles as classmate Emerson Gowin measures her.

CES to host parent-teacher conferences

 

Campbellsville Elementary School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, April 27.

 

Teachers will be available from 4 to 5:30 p.m. for parents and students to discuss grades from the fourth nine-week grading period.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School

CES preschool students color Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently had fun celebrating Easter.

 

In Sherry Cowherd’s class, students colored Easter eggs and then drew some eggs of their own.

 

CES preschool student Kennon Dotson colors Easter eggs.

CES kindergarteners graph with jelly beans

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently practiced their graphing skills with jelly beans.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s class were given a handful of jelly beans.

 

Then, students were asked to sort them by color.

 

CES kindergartener Aubrey Novak graphs her jelly beans.

CES students practice reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-graders are working hard to sharpen their reading skills.

 

Luci Shofner’s students recently worked with teacher Laura Dicken to read together.

 

CES teacher Laura Dicken reads with first-graders Destiny Rhinehart, at left, and Colton Maggard.

CES students dye Easter eggs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently had fun dyeing Easter eggs.

 

In Luci Shofner’s class, students first learned how to dye eggs, and wrote about it.

 

CES first-grader Stella Newcomb dyes her Easter eggs.

CES kindergarteners learn about weights

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned about measuring weight.

 

In Lisa Wiseman’s class, students are talking about comparing the weights of various objects.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Lisa Wiseman helps students learn that the weight of an object can’t always be determined by how big it is.

CES third-graders sharpen math skills

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are working hard to sharpen their math skills.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class recently spent an afternoon working on multiplication.

 

CES Instructional Assistant Andrea Menes helps third-graders KaMiya Williams, at left, and Isaiah Jeffries with a multiplication problem.

CES Wings Express students enjoy reading

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed an afternoon of reading.

 

Students spend time each afternoon working on homework, learning sight words, playing games, learning about crafts and reading with each other.

 

The after-school program will end for the 2016-2017 school year on Friday, May 5.

 

CES third-graders Aleecia Knezevic and Adrianna Garvin read together at Wings Express.

CES students learn about dental hygiene

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently learned how to keep their teeth healthy.

 

Dental hygienist Jennifer White, who works at Dr. Randy Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, recently spoke to kindergarteners about the proper way to brush their teeth.

 

Dental hygienist Jennifer White, who works at Dr. Randy Smoot’s dental office in Campbellsville, shows CES kindergarteners the proper way to brush their teeth.

CES students ‘level up’ with Lexia

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students who recently “leveled up” with the Lexia and Reading Plus programs were honored at a school-wide assembly on Friday, April 14.

 

Lexia and Reading Plus are technology-based reading programs that help increase reading proficiency for pre-kindergarten students through high school seniors.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of April 10.

 

From left, front, are third-grader Lauren Pace, first-grader Lazarick Miller, kindergarteners ReAnna Jeffries and Jasymon Musselwhite, first-grader Molly Wolford and kindergarteners Brea Miller and Scarlett Cook. Back, third-graders Daniel Shively and Bradley Paris, second-graders Aidan Bowles and Isaya Adams, third-graders Anthony Goins and Austin Sloan, first-grader Atticus Strange and second-grader Alex Yang. Absent from the photo is second-grader Lillian Burnett.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are second-grader Damien Clark, third-grader Cameron Taylor, first-grader Jackson Bates and kindergartner Aubrey Allen.

CES preschool students celebrate birthdays

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated two of their classmates’ birthdays.

 

On Monday, April 10, two of Denise Spencer’s students celebrated their fifth birthdays.

 

CES preschool student Finley Williams enjoys a birthday cupcake.     CES preschool student Dahlia Ward enjoys a birthday cupcake.

CES students have fun in PE class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun in their physical education class – and getting a workout at the same time.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s physical education class, students first do some warmup exercises and then have fun playing a game or activity.

 

During a recent class, students played several games at different stations.

 

CES second-grader Chadwick Hamilton jumps.

CES students learn about contractions

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are studying contractions.

 

In CES Explorers, students recently read “Curious George Goes to the Chocolate Factory” by Margret and H.A. Rey.

 

Students were asked to make contraction cupcakes, in which they matched the top of a cupcake with its bottom, matching a contraction with the words used to make it.

 

CES second-grader Braelyn Taylor plays the contraction cupcake game.

CES art students create murals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently created their own murals.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, third-graders have studied the purpose of murals, which are large paintings on inside or outside walls.

 

Hash said murals depict everyday objects and can show movement and express feelings.

 

CES third-graders Alyssa Knezevic, at left, and Raelyn Dunn draw their murals of what they enjoy doing in Campbellsville.

CES students learn while having fun at Wings Express

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are learning while having fun at the after-school Wings Express program.

 

Students recently had fun building with blocks and Legos, reading, writing sight words, working math problems, playing basketball and kickball and much more.

 

CES first-grader Addelyn Dooley, at left, and kindergartener LeeAnna Garvin run in the gym.

CES students learn about careers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently learned about careers.

 

Sonya Orberson, guidance counselor at CES, recently read “Whose Tools Are This?” to students.

 

The book asks students to guess what career a person has by looking at what tools they use.

 

CES kindergarteners Hannah Matias, at left, and Delaney Staton raise their hands when Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson asks what job a person might have if they use a hair dryer.

CES students see wild animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently saw – and held – some wild animals.

 

Zoodles animal education program visited CES on Thursday, March 30, to let students see the animals and take photos with them.

 

Steven Thomas of Zoodles brought with him a baby kangaroo named Wendy, a python snake named Barbara, a parrot named Solomon, a blue tongue skink and a bearded dragon.

 

Steven Thomas of Zoodles animal education program holds Barbara the snake as CES Principal Ricky Hunt gives her a kiss.

CES art students make eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently made their own eagles.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students used toilet paper towel rolls to paint and form into an eagle.

 

CES first-graders Londyn Smith, at left, and Allison Dean hold their finished Eagles.

CES Wings Express students have fun on playground

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently enjoyed some time on the playground.

 

During a sunny afternoon, students went outside to swing, slide and have fun together.

 

CES kindergartener Jackson Wright hangs on the monkey bars.

CES students have fun in PE class

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are getting exercise – and having fun – in their physical education classes.

 

In Lynn Kearney’s classes, students first do some warmup exercises and then play a sport or game.

 

Recently, kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class had fun playing noodle tag.

 

CES kindergartener Mason Edwards runs as he plays noodle tag.

CES Wings Express students draw snakes

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently drew their own snakes.

 

Second-grade teacher Tracey Rinehart read a book about snakes and the many different outfits they wear and places they travel.

 

As an activity, Rinehart asked students to use their imaginations and draw their own snakes.

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Brayden Perkins, Cloud Malone and Lillie Judd color their snakes.

CES students gear up for state testing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders are preparing for state testing next month.

 

Only the CES third-graders take K-PREP tests, which are scheduled for May 2-4.

 

This year’s testing theme is “Survivor: Out Study, Out Score, Out Perform.”

 

To prepare, teachers have decorated the third-grade hallway with a jungle theme.

 

CES third-grade teachers have decorated their hallway with a jungle theme to help students prepare for K-PREP testing.

CES second-graders learn to count money

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning to count money.

 

Tracey Rinehart’s students are learning about coins and paper money.

 

In addition to learning whose picture is on coins and bills, students are learning how much each are worth.

 

CES second-grader Braxton Agee uses large coins to count money.

CES Wings Express students learn sight words

 

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently spent an afternoon learning their sight words.

 

Each week, students are given a list of words to practice pronouncing, spelling and writing.

 

At Wings Express, students used dry erase boards to practice writing their words.

 

CES kindergarteners Jayden Maupin, at left, and Jackson Wright write the word “help.”

CHS students teach computer coding

 

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

 

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

 

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

CHS students teach computer coding

 

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

 

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

 

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

CES students learn to play the drums

 

Campbellsville Elementary School are learning to play the drums – with buckets.

 

In Cyndi Chadwick’s class, students are having lots of fun with bucket drumming.

 

CES kindergartener Tyler Branch smiles as he plays the drums.

CES preschool receives five-star rating

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool program was recently evaluated and has received the highest rating possible – five stars.

 

This school year was the first that the CES program was rated as part of the Kentucky All STARS program, which is administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Department for Community Based Services, the Division of Child Care and the Kentucky Department of Education.

 

CES preschool student Kingstown Cowherd slides down the slide as Jamerius Miller waits his turn, as they and their classmates enjoy some playground time.

CES preschool students celebrate 100th day of school

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated their 100th day of school with several special activities.

 

Students made special hats to wear for the day, and practiced counting to 100.

 

CES preschool student Jamerius Miller counts to 100 on the 100th day of school.

CES preschool students learn about science

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned about science.

 

Campbellsville University education student Jordan Bray came to CES to teach students about chemical reactions and to lead them in art activities.

 

First, Bray read students a story about frogs. They then made their own lily pads out of paper plates and coffee filters.

 

Next, the students learned what happens when vinegar is mixed with baking soda.

 

From left, CES preschool students Alinna Bray, Kennon Dotson, Lillian Merriweather, Reece Williams and Chanler Mann add colored vinegar to baking soda to see its reaction.

CES preschool students learn about building

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about building – and made some creative inventions.

 

In Sherry Cowherd’s class, students are learning to be creative and use their imaginations.

 

Cowherd is using STEAM education – science, technology, engineering, arts and math – to help students learn the concepts they will need when in kindergarten next year.

 

She recently introduced her students to Block City, which is a program that teaches students to use their imaginations and build with everyday objects.

 

CES preschool students, from left, Addisyn Taylor, Kingston Cowherd and Trinity Dye build.

CES preschoolers learn about the letter Z

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently learned all about the letter Z.

 

In addition to writing the letter, students studied words that begin with Z, like zebra, and the sound the letter makes.

 

Students in Sherry Cowherd’s class studied the letter by making their own zebras out of construction paper.

 

CES preschool student Alinna Bray holds her finished zebra.

CES preschool students learn about space

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently learned all about space.

 

And, as an activity for the unit, students made their very own rockets.

 

In Denise Spencer’s class, students learned about rockets and watched a video of one taking off for space.

 

Spencer gave each student a rocket made out of paper and then let them decorate it any way they liked.

 

From left, CES preschool students Xavien Smith, Daisy Rakes and Dahlia Ward fly their rockets.

CES preschoolers learn about the letter Y

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently learned all about the letter Y.

 

In addition to writing the letter, students studied words that begin with Y and the sound the letter makes.

 

CES preschool student Levi Ritchie practices writing the letter Y.

CES preschoolers write the alphabet

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently practiced writing the uppercase and lowercase letters.

 

In Sherry Cowherd’s and Denise Spencer’s classes, students focus on a letter each week, and learn how to write it and what words start with it.

 

CES preschool student Cameron Dean practices writing the alphabet.

CES preschoolers learn about the letter N

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently learned all about the letter N, including how to write the uppercase and lowercase letters.

 

Students in Sherry Cowherd’s class made their own necklaces, complete with color and shape patterns.

 

CES preschool student Rylee Karr makes a necklace with a color and shape pattern.

CES preschoolers learn about the letter X

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Students recently learned all about the letter X.

 

In addition to writing the letter, students studied words that begin with X and the sound the letter makes.

 

CES preschool assistant Beth Sandidge helps Finley Williams make his xylophone as he learns all about the letter X.

CES students honored at leadership luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

And, at the end of the month, CES Lighthouse Team members host a lunch to honor the students.

 

CES kindergartener Braydan Dyer eats his lunch.

CES students honored at leadership luncheon

 

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

 

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

 

And, at the end of the month, CES Lighthouse Team members host a lunch to honor the students.

 

Community leaders are invited and the CES leaders are given the opportunity to talk and eat with them.

 

Paige Hord, owner of The Green Room, cuts kindergartener Miley Orberson’s meat.

CES preschool students celebrate Dr. Seuss

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated Dr. Seuss with several special activities.

 

Students made bird’s nests in honor of the book “Are You My Mother?”

 

CES preschool students Tabitha Leggett, at left, and Reece Williams cut out their nests for their “Are You My Mother?” project.

CES students make Cat in the Hat masks

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made their own Cat in the Hat masks to celebrate Dr. Seuss.

 

The activity was one of many during the week-long events to honor the author.

 

To start, students colored and cut out a hat and bowtie.

 

CES kindergarteners in Lisa Wiseman’s class wear their Cat in the Hat masks.     CES kindergarteners in Nikki Price’s class wear their Cat in the Hat masks.

CES students create their own Dr. Seuss characters

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently created their own Dr. Seuss characters.

 

In CES Explorers, students read “Daisy-Head Mayzie,” and then talked about the characters in the book.

 

As an assignment, the students invented their own Dr. Seuss characters.

 

From left, CES second-graders Alex Yang, Zaemar Hoskins and Baylee Pike talk about their Dr. Seuss characters.

CES students have fun during Dr. Seuss week

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students had lots of fun recently during a week of events geared toward Dr. Seuss.

 

In one of activities, students made their very own Horton figures from “Horton Hears a Who!”

 

CES kindergartener Kasen Smith holds his finished Horton character.

CES students sample green eggs and ham

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently sampled green eggs and ham as part of their week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss.

 

Students in Leanna Cundiff’s class tried vanilla pudding, which became green when mixed, with vanilla wafers.

 

CES kindergartener Michael Terry samples green eggs and ham.

CES students write about Thing 1, Thing 2

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently wrote about Thing 1 and Thing 2 during their week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss.

 

Students were asked to complete the writing prompt, “If Thing 1 and Thing 2 came to my house we would … “

 

CES kindergarteners Jayden Maupin and ReAnna Jeffries write what they would do with Thing 1 and Thing 2.

CES students make Thing 1, Thing 2 figures

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students recently made their own Thing 1 and Thing 2 figures during their week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss.

 

Students practiced their cutting skills by cutting circles, squares and rectangles for their Thing 1 characters.

 

Then, they glued the body together and added arms and legs.

 

CES kindergartener John Lane holds his finished Thing 1 character.

CES art students catch leprechauns

 

Campbellsville Elementary School art students recently caught their own leprechauns.

 

In Adrienne Hash’s art class, students read “How to Catch a Leprechaun” by Adam Wallace.

 

After reading the book, Hash discussed the many different ways a person can catch a leprechaun.

 

CES first-grader Elijah Williams writes about his leprechaun trap.

CES students celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with several special activities.

 

Students had a day of fun making special crafts, coloring shamrocks, wearing St. Patrick’s Day hats and necklaces, making green icing and decorating cookies, reading about St. Patrick and much more.

 

CES preschool students in Sherry Cowherd’s class wear their St. Patrick’s Day hats and necklaces. From left, front, are Chase Arnett, Elijah Russell, Nevon Stum and Noelan McMahan. Second row, Trinity Dye, Addisyn Taylor, Tabitha Leggett, Alinna Bray and Lillian Merriweather. Back, Kennon Dotson, Reece Williams, Kingston Cowherd, Cameron Dean, Levi Ritchie, Chanler Mann and Anthony McClure.

CES second-graders make pinch pots

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-grade students recently made pinch pots.

 

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

 

CES second-graders Aaron Ritchie, at left, and Aiden Dziabula shape their pots.

CES preschool students study the letter V

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are working hard to learn the alphabet.

 

Each week, students focus on learning a specific letter.

 

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

 

CES preschool teacher Denise Spencer helps Tyrek Moore read a book about the letter V.

CES preschool students have fun dancing

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students have lots of fun in their classroom.

 

Each day, students have fun singing educational songs and dancing together.

 

CES preschool student Alinna Bray dances with her classmates Trinity Dye, at left, and Anthony McClure.

CES students make magic pudding

 

Campbellsville Elementary School first-grade students recently made magic pudding.

 

Students in Shirley Cox’s and Amanda Greer’s classes celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with several special activities.

 

During one of the activities, students made magic pudding.

 

CES first-graders mix their pudding and were surprised when it turned green.     CES first-grader Parker Hamilton shakes the pudding mixture, as Alex Mixtega waits his turn.

CES students make leprechaun floats

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made leprechaun floats.

 

Students in Tracey Rinehart’s second-grade class celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with some special treats.

 

Their classwork centered on St. Patrick’s Day, from math to reading.

 

At the end of the day, Rinehart made leprechaun floats with her students out of soda, sherbet, whipped cream and cherries.

 

CES second-graders, from left, Lashonda Wilkinson, Dorothy Shively and Alex Wilson make their leprechaun floats.

CES students play math games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students are sharpening their math skills.

 

Students in Patty Haley’s class are working with fractions.

 

To help them learn, the students work in groups to play several games.

 

CES third-graders Jaron Johnson, at left, and McKailynn Grubaugh use a math game to study fractions.

CES students learn about animals

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently learned about caring for animals.

 

Students in Hannah Jones’s class had fun caring for two rabbits.

 

Jones taught her students about animal life cycles, and then brought two rabbits to school to help her students learn how much care animals require.

 

CES third-grade teacher Hannah Jones laughs as Maylee Wilds holds one of the class’s rabbits.

CES students learn teamwork

 

Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders are learning how to work as a team.

 

After finishing their classwork, students in Tracey Rinehart’s class worked as a team to put together a world map puzzle.

 

CES second-graders, from left, Cayton Lawhorn, Lanigan Price and Luke Adkins worked as a team to put together this world map puzzle.

CES students learn about bees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently met a very special guest.

 

Molly Sullivan, who is Miss Bowling Green Outstanding Teen and will soon compete for the Miss Kentucky Outstanding Teen title, came to CES to talk to kindergarten and first-grade students.

 

Sullivan’s platform is “Be the Sunshine,” and she read several agricultural books to students.

 

Molly Sullivan, who is Miss Bowling Green Outstanding Teen and will soon compete for the Miss Kentucky Outstanding Teen title, talks to CES kindergarteners about bees.

CES students learn about irregular verbs

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are working hard to learn about verbs.

 

In Patty Haley’s class, students are talking about regular and irregular verbs.

 

CES third-grade teacher Patty Haley works with students, clockwise from top, Jayden Harris, De’Asia Fisher and Landon Tucker to teach them about irregular verbs.

Head start students visit CES

 

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted local head start students on Thursday, March 30, to see and learn about the school.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson led Campbellsville/Taylor County Head Start students through the recently renovated school building.

 

CES Guidance Counselor Sonya Orberson leads Campbellsville/Taylor County Head Start students through the school’s new cafeteria.

CES students win conservation art awards

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently won awards for their entries in Taylor County Conservation District’s annual art contest.

 

The winners were recognized at a schoolwide assembly on Thursday, March 30.

 

CES art competition classroom second-place winners include, from left, front, first-graders Parker Hamilton and Addelyn Dooley, first-grader Parker Scharbrough, first-grader Kenady Gabehart, kindergarteners Aleja Taylor and Marlee Dickens. Back, second-graders Luke Adkins, Kendall Cruz and Evelyn Stancill and third-graders Bradley Paris, Connor Coots and Raeanna Jefferson. Absent from the photo are kindergartener Jyra Welch and Kaylee Gayheart.     CES art competition classroom third-place winners are, from left, front, kindergarteners Caleb Goodson, Timothy Stacy, Lillie Judd and Aubrey Novak and first-grader Owen Skaggs. Second row, first-graders Tina Jiang, Amani Bridgewater, Jackson Bates and Gracie Murphy, third-graders Breona Bridgewater and Vivian York and second-graders Kadin Coppage and Braxton Agee. Back, second-grader Emerson Gowin and third-graders Ethan Garrison and Narissa Barnett. Absent from the photo is second-grader Alex Yang.

CES names Soaring Eagles

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 27.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Soaring Eagles for the week of March 27.

CES students ‘level up’ with Lexia

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students who recently “leveled up” with the Lexia and Reading Plus programs were honored at a school-wide assembly on Thursday, March 30.

 

Lexia and Reading Plus are technology-based reading programs that help increase reading proficiency for pre-kindergarten students through high school seniors.

CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week

 

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

 

From left are kindergartener Mikaylah Flynn, second-grader Jayden Moore, third-grader Narissa Barnett and first-grader Parker Hamilton.

CES students make truffula trees

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently made truffula trees during their week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss.

 

Students in Lisa Wiseman’s class used coffee filters and straws to make their trees, which are featured in the book “The Lorax.”

 

CES kindergartener Jayden Maupin holds his truffula tree.

CES preschool students practice sorting

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students are practicing sorting items.

 

Students recently played a game in which they were asked to sort a cup of jellybeans.

 

Without being given any other directions, the students sorted the jellybeans on a piece of a paper with different colors written on it.

 

CES preschool student Addisyn Taylor sorts her jellybeans.

CIS students attend Friends of Scouting breakfast

 

Campbellsville Independent Schools’ students attended the Taylor County Friends of Scouting breakfast on Wednesday, March 29, at Campbellsville University.

 

Campbellsville Elementary School third-graders Grayson Dooley and Aidan Phillips and Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders Zeke Harris and Noah Leachman attended the breakfast, which was hosted to raise money for local Boy Scouts.

 

From left, Campbellsville Elementary School third-grader Grayson Dooley, Campbellsville Middle School fourth-graders Zeke Harris and Noah Leachman and third-grader Aidan Phillips pose for a photo with former University of Kentucky basketball player Cameron Mills.

CES kindergarteners play sight word games

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are working hard to learn their sight words.

 

Each week, students are given a list of words to study, and learn to spell and write.

 

In Kimberly Clark’s class, students recently played games to help learn their words.

 

CES kindergartener Natalee Shaw spells “too” with clothes pins.

CES yearbooks on sale now

 

Campbellsville Elementary School yearbooks are on sale now.

 

Yearbooks for the 2016-2017 school year are being sold for $15 each.

 

The deadline to purchase a book is Friday, April 14, and yearbooks will be distributed on Friday, May 12.

CES students learn about the American flag

 

Campbellsville Elementary School kindergarten students are learning about the American flag.

 

Students in Kimberly Clark’s class are discussing the flag and what it stands for.

 

CES kindergarten teacher Kimberly Clark discusses the American flag with her students.

CES students use cereal to learn math

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students recently used cereal to help them learn math.

 

Students in Amanda Greer’s first-grade class and Tonya Hagan’s second-grade class recently celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by enjoying some Lucky Charms cereal.

 

But before they enjoyed their snack, students used the cereal to help them learn to make a graph.

 

CES second-grader Weston Veltman sorts his Lucky Charms marshmallows.

CES Art Club students make flowers

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students are having fun participating in the school’s Art Club.

 

CES art teacher Adrienne Hash sponsors the club, and invites students to join based on interest in art, an assessment they complete and their classroom performance.

 

Art Club students meet with Hash once a week during the school day to learn about artists and art techniques.

 

CES third-grader Brooklyn Boudreaux makes a paper flower.

CES preschool students study the letter V

 

Campbellsville Elementary School preschool students recently studied the letter V.

 

In addition to learning to write the letter in uppercase and lowercase, students in Denise Spencer’s class learned several words that start with V.

 

One of the words was “volcano.”

 

CES preschool students watch as the volcano erupts.

CES students named Leaders of the Month

 

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

 

Students chosen were selected because they excel at the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

 

The students will be honored at a luncheon on Wednesday, March 29, with local community leaders.

 

From left, front, are second-grader Evan Lockridge, third-graders Evangeline Bledsoe and Kendall Bright, kindergarteners Lillie Judd, Aubrey Novak, Braydan Dyer and Madison Haywood, third-grader Demetrious Dickens and first-grader Raleigh Spencer. Back, second-grader Alijah Henderson, third-grader Nora Harris, second-grader Hayden Maupin, third-grader Grayson Dooley, first-graders Jacob Golden, London Whitlow and Anna Keith, third-grader Madison Philpott and second-grader Tye Rhodes. Absent from the photo are first-graders Rizzo McKenzie and Karson Burchett.

CES students ‘level up’ with Lexia

 

Campbellsville Elementary School students who recently “leveled up” with the Lexia and Reading Plus programs were honored at a school-wide assembly on Friday, March 24.