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Milby Gets 100th Win

CHS recognized Coach Blake Milby on his 100th career win as the CHS Head Baseball Coach during the Taylor County vs Campbellsville Baseball Game!

CHS recognized Coach Blake Milby on his 100th career win as the CHS Head Baseball Coach during the Taylor County vs Campbellsville Baseball Game!! Coach Milby achieved this milestone on March 12th against Bardstown Bethlehem. CONGRATULATIONS Coach Milby on your 100th win and we look forward to seeing how many more are to come!! Thank you for your commitment and dedication to this Baseball Program and to these young men!! 

CISD March Changing Lives Award

During the March CISD Board Meeting we presented the monthly Changing Lives award to the 3 recipients of the CU Excellence in Teaching.

During the March CISD Board Meeting we presented the monthly Changing Lives award to the 3 recipients of the CU Excellence in Teaching. Those recipients this year are from CES Maranda Wright, CMS Bradley Harris and CHS Mallory Arnett. Each of these are perfect for the award!

95 Year Old Receives Diploma

Campbellsville Independent Schools awards 95 year old Mr. Johnson his high school diploma from CHS!

The CISD Board Members and staff had the honor to do something really special for a former eagle. James Ray Johnson, currently 95 years old, attended Campbellsville Schools in the 1940's and was unable to finish his high school education due to his father passing and having to get a job to help support his family. Mr. Johnson had to drop out of school and began working at Tennessee Gas at age 17 and did so for 38 years. CISD was able to award Mr. Johnson his high school diploma from CHS! Congratulations to Mr. James Ray Johnson!!

Davis Inducted to the 5th Region AD Hall of Fame

Tim Davis, Coach and AD at CHS, was recently inducted into the 5th Region Athletic Directors Hall of Fame.

We are excited to announce that the 2024 5th Region Athletic Directors Hall of Fame inductee is Coach Tim Davis!! Thank you Coach Davis for your commitment to our district!! πŸ¦…πŸ’œπŸ’›

Tim Davis coached high school basketball in Central Kentucky for four decades, beginning his head coaching career at Marion County High School in 1983 and held that position for twelve years, before moving to Campbellsville High School in 1995/96. During his tenure at Marion County, Davis won 215 games and lost 136. His teams won 4 district titles, finished as district runner-up four times, and reached the 5th region finals three times, winning titles in 1992 and 1993. The 1993 Marion County Knights finished the year with a 38-2 record, won the prestigious Louisville Invitational Tournament, and captivated the state by winning the Kentucky High School Basketball State Championship. Marion County was the first team from the 5th Region to win the state title.

In 1995/96, Coach Davis took the head boys basketball position at Campbellsville High School, where he coached for the next 24 seasons, before retiring after the 2018/19 season. Davis retired as a special education teacher and has also served for the last fourteen years as Athletic Director. During his tenure as CHS coach, his teams won 386 games and lost 312. The Eagles won eight district championships and three times finished as district runner-ups; they also reached the 5th Region finals twice (1997 and 2010), and won 8 All “A” regional titles. Davis finished his coaching career with a record of 601 wins and 448 losses. His 601 wins currently place him 25th overall in the history of KHSAA basketball.

Coach Davis received numerous awards during his career. He was named 5th Region Coach of the Year four times. In 1993 he was named the Kentucky High School Boys Basketball Coach of the Year. He also has been voted NHSACA Region 3 Coach of the Year and was a finalist for NHSACA Coach of the Year two times. Coach Davis was named the head coach for the Kentucky All-Stars in 2008 for the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star game, the longest-running all-star game in the United States, leading Kentucky to a split with Indiana in the two game series. With the win against Indiana in the second game in Louisville, the Kentucky team ended an eight game losing streak against the Hoosiers.

Coach Davis currently serves as an Advisor for the Kentucky High School Coaches Association Executive Committee and has also served two terms as the organization's president. Has been a committee member for 20+ years and also serves as a member of the 5th Region Policy Board, a position he has held for over 20 years and currently is the organization’s treasurer. Coach Davis also serves on the Board for the Kentucky High School Athletic Directors Association as the 5th region representative, a position held for the last 8 years. He serves on the Board for the All A State Committee as the 5th region representative, a position held for the last 14 years. Coach Davis has been a member of the 5th Region Athletic Directors Association since 2012; serving one term as president. Last, but not least, he has been a member of the 5th Region Basketball Coaches Association for over 25 years, serving as president for 8 years and currently assists as an Advisor for the organization.

Coach Davis has been married to his wife, Joni, for nearly 46 years and they have two children. One son, Ben, and his wife Stephanie, have two children: Cash and Lylah. Jordan, a daughter, is married to John Jessie and they have three sons: Beckett, Nolan, and Sutton.

Weathers Twins Achieve CHS Basketball Milestones

The Weathers Twins were recently recognized for their accomplishments during their time on the CHS Basketball Team.

The Weathers Twins were recently recognized for their accomplishments during their time on the CHS Basketball Team. Keondre Weathers was recognized for his 500th rebound of his CHS career on Februrary 5th against Bardstown Bethlehem while Deondre Weathers was recognized for his 400th career assist on February 3rd against Metcalfe County.

Genesis Rivera wins Grandparents Essay Contest

CES 5th grader, Genesis Rivera, was recently announced as the winner of the Campbellsville-Taylor County Grandparent Essay contest, presented by the Taylor County Retired Teachers Association and AARP.

CES 5th grader, Genesis Rivera, was recently announced as the winner of the Campbellsville-Taylor County Grandparent Essay contest, presented by the Taylor County Retired Teachers Association and AARP. As the winner for Campbellsville Elementary and iEagle, Genesis went on to compete against Taylor County, where she won as the overall county winner. Her essay will go on to compete at the district and state levels. Genesis wrote about her grandmother, Miriam.

Pictured with Genesis is the grandparent essay committee and her parents, teacher & principal.

Petett Receives Changing Lives Award

At the February CISD Board Meeting we were honored to recognize Mrs. Ashlee Petett for our Changing Lives Award.

At the February CISD Board Meeting we were honored to recognize Mrs. Ashlee Petett for our Changing Lives Award. Mrs. Petett is a 7th Grade Exceptional Childhood educator at Campbellsville Middle School. Great job Mrs. Petett.

Kearney Receives Educator of the Year

Coach Lynn Kearny, P.E. Teacher at CES, was named Educator of the Year Award from the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.

Coach Lynn Kearney, P.E. Teacher at CES, was named Educator of the Year Award from the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.

CMS Beta Competes at State

The CMS Jr. Beta Club returned home from the annual Kentucky State Beta Conference today with so many great memories and some new hardware!

The CMS Jr. Beta Club returned home from the annual Kentucky State Beta Conference today with so many great memories and some new hardware! We are so proud of all of our students for their hard work preparing for this week of competitions. We also want to thank our Beta Club Sponsors and chaperones for their dedication to our students. Our District had an amazing showing and below are the awards and achievements we brought home to Campbellsville today!! Way to go EAGLES!!

CMS Award Recipients

•Remi Petett || KY Jr. Beta VP

•Karsyn Smith || Presiding KY Jr. Beta VP

•Black and White Photo || State Champion || Lillie Judd

•Speech || 3rd Place || Calii Milby

•Club Trading Pin || 2nd Place

•Accessorized Design || 5th Place

•7th Grade Social Studies, 3rd Place || Calii Milby

•6th Grade Language Arts || 2nd Place || Remi Petett

Smith Inducted into the KHSBCA Hall of Fame

We want to give a HUGE shout out to Superintendent Mr. Kirby Smith on being inducted into the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame!! This is a much deserved honor and so to see Mr. Smith recognized for all of his hard work and achievements!!

We want to give a HUGE shout out to Superintendent Mr. Kirby Smith on being inducted into the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame!! This is a much deserved honor and so to see Mr. Smith recognized for all of his hard work and achievements!! πŸ¦…βšΎοΈ

Coach Smith began his coaching career at his alma mater, Spencer County High School, in 1994. During a 10-year stint as Spencer County’s head coach, he won 143 game, had six district runner-up teams and one district championship. In 2007, Coach Smith was named head baseball coach at Campbellsville High School, a position he held for the next 10 years. During his tenure at CHS, Coach Smith won 186 games, had six consecutive district championships (2008-2013), four 5th Region Semi-finals appearances and a 5th Region runner-up finish (2011). He also led the Eagles to three All-A 5th Region titles in 2007, 2008, and 2016, two Class-A Sectional Championship in 2007 and 2016, and one All-A Final Four appearance.

Coach Smith has sent approximately 20 players to play at the collegiate level, several at the Division-1 level. He served as the KHSBCA Regional Representative while at both schools. In 2017 Coach Smith served on the KHSAA Board of Control. He was instrumental in ensuring that spring sport athletes did not lose any of the 2021 season, following the 2020 COVID closure of all spring sports.

Coach Smith has also served as principal of Campbellsville High School for 8 years, from 2009 to 2017. In 2017, Coach Smith was named Superintendent of Campbellsville Independent School District, a position he still maintains for the district. During his tenure, Mr. Smith has worked on, developed and improved several of the district’s athletic facilities, including the completion of the Durham Athletic Track and Field Complex and the turf project for the district’s baseball/football complex and softball field.

Way to go Mr. Smith and thank you for representing our district in such an awesome way!!

CHS Wrestling Is Back

The Campbellsville High School Wrestling Team has a team once again for the first time in over 20 years.

The Campbellsville High School Wrestling Team has a team once again for the first time in over 20 years. CHS was the host for their first home wrestling match and faced off against Green County. We are excited to have Wrestling back in our school once again and can't wait to see how this sport will grow over the next few years! The Wrestling team is led by Coach Andrew Lenz.

December Changing Lives Award

The December Board Meeting we recognized Mr. David Mattingly as our December Changing Lives Award recipient. David has been with the district for 3 years and works in the Campbellsville Middle School Cafeteria. 

Last night at the December Board Meeting we recognized Mr. David Mattingly as being named our December Changing Lives Award recipient. David has been with the district for 3 years and works in the Campbellsville Middle School Cafeteria. Congratulations and thank you David for your dedication to our district!

Eagle Alumni Malachi Corley Recognition

CHS welcomed home Eagle Alumni Malachi Corley as the Eagles hosted Marion County in district play.

CHS welcomed home Eagle Alumni Malachi Corley as the Eagles hosted Marion County in district play.

Malachi, the 2019 Class A State Player of the Year, ended his career at CHS with over 2000 yards rushing, over 2300 yards receiving and scored 393 points with 62 touchdowns. He had 269 total tackles and 6 interceptions for his career. Malachi was named 2018 and 2019 Class A District 2 Player of the Year and was named to the to the All-State Honorable Mention Team as a senior. In basketball for the Eagles, he was an All-Region Player and is the second leading scorer in school history with 1708 points. He also finished with 626 rebounds which places him 4th in school history.

Malachi, currently a junior at Western Kentucky University, became the all-time receptions leader in school history with 255 catches for 3009 yards and has scored 29 touchdowns. For his outstanding play, he has been named to Conference USA First Team for the last two years.

Malachi and the Hilltoppers will face Old Dominion in the 2023 Famous Toastery Bowl Monday, December 18th in Charlotte, North Carolina. Kick-off is at 2:30 and the game will be televised on ESPN. Malachi has also been selected to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl on February 3rd in Mobile, Alabama.

Bottoms Named CHS Softball Head Coach

We are excited to announce Lane Bottoms as the new CHS Softball Head Coach.

We are excited to announce Lane Bottoms as the new CHS Softball Head Coach. Coach Bottoms currently works at Campbellsville Elementary School as the PASS Coach and assists the CMS Football team. Lane is a CHS 2019 Graduate and played football for 3 years at Campbellsville University. Good luck Coach Bottoms on next year’s season. πŸ¦…πŸ₯Ž

We are also excited to announce Mrs. Lauren Phillips as the assistant coach and she brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge. Mrs. Phillips teaches Math at Campbellsville High School and assists with the CHS Cross Country Team.

LETS GO EAGLES!!

Eagles Win Class A Region 1 Championship

2023 REGION CHAMPIONS! Eagles defeat Newport Central Catholic 28-23 to capture the 5th Region Championship in program history and earn a spot in the Final Four! Congratulations to Coach Estes, his staff, and the players!

2023 REGION CHAMPIONS!

On November 17, 2023 the Campbellsville Eagle Football Team defeated Newport Central Catholic 28-23 to capture the 5th Region Championship in program history and earn a spot in the KHSAA Playoff Final Four! Congratulations to Coach Estes, his staff, and the players!

CISD Hosts Veterans Day Service

On November 10th, we were honored to host our District-wide Veteran’s Day Celebration once again. We are so thankful for our men and women who have served our country and protected us while putting their lives at risk.

On November 10th, we were honored to host our District-wide Veteran’s Day Celebration once again. We are so thankful for our men and women who have served our country and protected us while putting their lives at risk. Our student-lead ceremony included the Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem by our CHS Band members, Explanation and folding of the American Flag, Military Branch Song by our CIS Choir and finished with a brunch for our Veterans and their families. Veteran’s Day reminds us of how blessed we are as a country and we need to celebrate our Veterans each and every day. Take time to let a Veteran know how much their service means to you and again, thank you Veterans!!

Birdwell Scores a 36 on Reading ACT

We want to congratulate, Senior, Kayden Birdwell on making a PERFECT 36 on the Reading portion of the most recent ACT test!! AMAZING JOB KAYDEN!!!

We want to congratulate, Senior, Kayden Birdwell on making a PERFECT 36 on the Reading portion of the most recent ACT test!! AMAZING JOB KAYDEN!!!

Sharp Receives Changing Lives Award

Marcia Sharp was the recipient of the November Changing Lives Award!

Marcia Sharp was the recipient of the November Changing Lives Award! Marcia Sharp is a 4th Grade teacher at Campbellsville Elementary School. Thank you Marcia for your dedication to our students and district!

Dale Estes Receives Coach of the Year Award

Dale Estes, CHS Football Head Coach, was named as the Class A, District 2 Coach of the Year for the 2023 Season.

Dale Estes, CHS Football Head Coach, was named as the Class A, District 2 Coach of the Year for the 2023 Season. 

Konner Forbis named Player of the Year

Konner Forbis, CHS Senior, was named as the Class A, District 2 Player of the Year for the 2023 Season. 

Konner Forbis, CHS Senior, was named as the Class A, District 2 Player of the Year for the 2023 Season. 

Band Places Class A 4th at KEMA State

Marching Eagles are KMEA State Finalist, received a third Distinguished rating, and placed 4th overall!

The Eagle Marching Band traveled to Bowling Green Saturday, October 28th to compete in the KMEA Semi-State and then proceed to the KMEA Finals after qualifying with a distinguished rating at the Semi-Finals. After qualifying for the State Finals they proceeded to Western Kentucky University to compete and received 4th Place Overall in Class A.

JAG Ribbon Cutting

JAG (Jobs for America's Graduates) held it's program Ribbon Cutting and a wonderful program full of local dignitaries, community members and friends of Campbellsville Independent Schools.

Today, our new program called JAG (Jobs for America's Graduates) held it's program Ribbon Cutting and a wonderful program full of local dignitaries, community members and friends of Campbellsville Independent Schools.

The JAG program is led by Mrs. Laura Burwash here at CHS. The program is designed as a "school-to-work transition program" keeping students in school through graduation and helping them transition in to the work place in quality jobs. These students are experiencing leadership skills, guidance and counseling, accountability and so much more!

We want to thank Mr. Smith and the school board for their continued vision for programs such as JAG at our school. We also want to thank some of our special guests, Max Wise - Ky State Senator, Barry Smith, Taylor County Judge/Executive, Dennis Benningfield - Mayor of Campbellsville, Dr. Jason Miner - Director of Education, JAG Kentucky, and Mr. Tyler Hardy - CHS Principal. We also want to give a huge kudos to CHS Senior, Allison Sumners for being our student speaker from the JAG Program. Finally, thank you Mrs. Burwash for creating such a great learning environment for these students to learn and for being a part of our new JAG Program!!

Campbellsville High School also has other amazing programs that contributed to this ceremony such as the Culinary Program, led by Mrs. Emilie Murrey, who prepared the breakfast and the Agriculture Program, led by Mrs. Erin Arnett, who made the floral arrangements in her Floral Arrangement Class. We are so blessed to be in a district with so many opportunities for our students and now we have one more in JAG!!

October Changing Lives Award

Mrs. Jenny Despain was nominated for the Changing Lives Award at the October Board Meeting.

Mrs. Jenny Despain was nominated for the Changing Lives Award at the October Board Meeting. Mrs. Despain teaches at CMS and CHS and is in her 3rd year at Campbellsville Independent Schools and 28 years total. Thank you Mrs. Despain for your dedication to our school district!!

KMEA 4th District Fall Meeting Awards

The KMEA held their Fourth District Fall Meeting this week with some amazing news for the Campbellsville Independent School District.

The KMEA held their Fourth District Fall Meeting this week with some amazing news for the Campbellsville Independent School District.

Kirby Smith was named the Fourth District Kentucky Music Educators Association Administrator of the Year. Mr. Smith was nominated by Mallory Arnett and voted on by the KMEA Fourth District Educators.

Mr. Smith will be recognized and awarded at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference in February.

Mallory Arnett has been named the Kentucky Music Educators Association Fourth District Middle School Band Chair. Mrs. Arnett currently serves as the KMEA Fourth District Band Division Middle School Band Chair as well as the KMEA Fourth District Band Division Secretary.

Daniel Imes, former Campbellsville Independent Schools band director, was awarded the Citation of Service Award. This award goes to someone who has positively shaped the music education field in our district. Mr. Imes was nominated post-humously by Mallory Arnett who stated in her nomination “Daniel Imes was Band Director at Campbellsville Independent Schools for many years. He helped shape our program as well as helped many young musicians find their start. Outside of our district he worked with Morehead State University to help form future educators and continue to better the music education in our state.”

There are a lot of exciting things happening here at Campbellsville Schools at the district and state level!

CHS Ranks Among Top High Schools in US

CHS was ranked 56th in the state of Kentucky out of 255 high schools and 4,835th out of 17,680 Nationwide!!

CHS was ranked 56th in the state of Kentucky out of 255 high schools and 4,835th out of 17,680 Nationwide!! These rankings are based on College Readiness, College Curriculum, State Assessments and Graduation Rate. We are so proud of what our students and staff are achieving at CHS so take a minute to check out the article.

It's a Great Day to be an Eagle!!

September Changing Lives Award

Mrs. Rebecca Tungate was nominated for the Changing Lives Award at the September Board Meeting.

Mrs. Rebecca Tungate was nominated for the Changing Lives Award at the September Board Meeting. Mrs. Tungate works at the CISD Board Office and is in her 11th year at the Board Office and 17th year in the district. Thank you Mrs. Tungate for your dedication to our school district!!

CMS Groundbreaking Ceremony

Campbellsville Middle School held their groundbreaking ceremony for the new state-of-the art Middle School in June this past Summer.

Campbellsville Middle School held their groundbreaking ceremony for the new state-of-the art Middle School in June this past Summer 2023. The demolition has begun and the Eagles are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new facility. The projected completion date is Fall of 2025. In attendance for the groundbreaking ceremony was Board Members Suzanne Wilson (Chairman), Pat Hall, Terry Taylor and Angie Johnson. Kentucky State Representatives Max Wise and Sarge Pollock along with Eagle Staff, Alumni and community members.

Photo Credit: Twentynine Northwest Social 

Gray Named Elem. Beta VP

Dane Gray was named Elementary National Vice-President at the National Beta Convention in June. Dane is the first from CES to ever be named Vice-President at both the State and National Level.

Congratulations to Dane Gray on being voted Elementary National Vice-President at the National Beta Convention in June! Dane is the first candidate from Campbellsville Elementary to be nominated to office at the State AND National level!! Dane and the rest of the CES Beta worked hard at campaigning and competing during Beta Nationals in Louisville!

Weddle Receives July Changing Lives Award

Congratulations to Officer Matt Weddle on receiving the Changing Lives Award at the July CISD Board Meeting.

Congratulations to Officer Matt Weddle on receiving the Changing Lives Award at the July CISD Board Meeting. Officer Weddle is the School Resource Officer at Campbellsville Elementary School. He is also involved implementing new security protocol’s for our district and he is loved by our students and staff at CES! Thank you Officer Weddle!

CMS Track & Field Success!

The Campbellsville Middle School Track and Field teams finished their season as Boys CKMSAC Champions and the Girls as CKMSAC Runner-up! 

The Campbellsville Middle School Track and Field teams finished their season as Boys CKMSAC Champions and the Girls as CKMSAC Runner-up! 

Epps Named Boys Basketball Head Coach

A familiar face will return as the new head boys basketball coach for the Eagles.  CHS named Anthony Epps as the new coach on Tuesday at a press conference held in the high school gymnasium.

A familiar face will return as the new head boys basketball coach for the Eagles.  CHS named Anthony Epps as the new coach on Tuesday at a press conference held in the high school gymnasium.  After a 2 year stint as an assistant girls coach at Northern Kentucky University, a position he resigned from last fall to take a teaching job in the Covington School District, Epps is returning to Campbellsville.

Epps came to Campbellsville in 2015 were he was the boys assistant coach to then head Coach Tim Davis.  After one season, Coach Epps took over the girl’s basketball program.  In his first year as the Lady Eagle head coach he led the team to an 18-11 record, the first winning season in over 15 years for the Lady Eagles.  For his efforts, Epps was named the 5th Region Coach of the Year.  The following year Epps led the Lady Eagles to the 20th District Championship, the program’s first since 2002.

In 2019, Epps was named the head boys basketball coach at CHS.  He led the Eagles to a 15-15 record, a 5th Region All A Championship and the 20th District Championship.  After one year as the boys head coach, Epps left for the assistant position at NKU.

Epps has won a KY State Championship as a player (1993) and coach (Marion Co Girls, 2013).   Following a distinguished prep career that included a 1993 KHSAA State Championship for Marion County High School, Epps went on to an exceptional career at the University of Kentucky where he was a member of the 1996 NCAA National Championship team and then helped lead the Wildcats to the Final Four in 1997 as a team captain. UK went 124-19 in his four seasons playing in Lexington. Epps still ranks in the top-10 in four different statistical categories for Kentucky, including second all-time in assists (544).

CKMSAC Baseball Champions

The Campbellsville Middle School Baseball team finished and won their regular season and tournament with a record of 23-0.

The Campbellsville Middle School Baseball team finished and won their regular season and tournament with a record of 23-0. They defeated Green County Middle School Dragons 8-1 in the Championship Game of the 2023 CKMSAC Tournament. The CMS Eagles will compete in the KY Middle School Semi-State Tournament beginning May 19th held at Lindsey Wilson College.

Remy Brown (7th Grade) was named Tournament MVP.

Davis Receives Changing Lives Award

At the May Board Meeting, CISD awarded Coach Tim Davis the Changing Lives Award. This award is much deserved as Coach Davis commits so much time and energy into our athletic program. Coach Davis currently serves as AD at CISD and has been an Eagle for 28 years!

Last night at the May Board Meeting Campbellsville Independent Schools awarded Coach Tim Davis the Changing Lives Award. This award is much deserved as Coach Davis commits so much time and energy into our athletic program. Coach Davis currently serves as Athletic Director of CISD and was previously the Boys Basketball Head Coach prior to Athletic Director. Coach Davis has been with the district for 28 years and we are so thankful to have him lead our athletic programs! His dedication shows daily as our athletic teams and athletic facilities are second to none! Thank you Coach Davis for your commitment!!

CMS Administration Team Announced

We are so excited to share with you our new Administrative Team at Campbellsville Middle School! We can’t wait to see this team in action beginning next school year!!

We are so excited to share with you our new Administrative Team at Campbellsville Middle School! We can’t wait to see this team in action beginning next school year!! πŸ¦…πŸ’œπŸ’›

CMS Principal || Hannah Jones

CMS Assistant Principal || Zach Durham

CMS Guidance Counselor || George Boyd
 

"I am very humbled and honored to accept the position of Campbellsville Middle School Principal. I am excited for this new adventure and look forward to growing, learning and achieving great things together." -Hannah Jones (Principal)

“I am excited to begin this new journey alongside the great staff at Campbellsville Middle School. I look forward to making a difference in the lives of each and every student that walks through our doors! It’s a Great Day to be an Eagle!” -Zach Durham (Assistant Principal)

“I am overwhelmingly grateful for the opportunity to become the new School Counselor at Campbellsville Middle School. Although I am grateful for my time in the Marion County Public School District, I thank God for allowing me to embark on a new journey (here) in Campbellsville with Campbellsville Independent Schools.” -George Boyd (Guidance Counselor)

GSA Recipient 2023

We want to congratulate Brianna Dobson on being accepted to the Governor’s School for the Arts.

We want to congratulate Brianna Dobson on being accepted to the Governor’s School for the Arts. This three week summer program is full of art instruction. Congratulations Brianna on this amazing opportunity!!

GSP Recipients 2023

We would like to congratulate CHS students Isaac Garrison and Hunter Falls on being selected to the 2023 Governor’s Scholars Program! Karlie Cox has been selected as an alternate for the program.

We would like to congratulate CHS students Isaac Garrison and Hunter Falls on being selected to the 2023 Governor’s Scholars Program! Karlie Cox has been selected as an alternate for the program. Way to go Eagles!! πŸ¦…

1971 & 1973 5th Region Champions Recognition

On April 15th we had the honor to recognize the 1971 and 1973 CHS Baseball 5th Region Championship Teams before the All 'A' Sectional Championship game.

On April 15th we had the honor to recognize the 1971 and 1973 CHS Baseball 5th Region Championship Teams before the All 'A' Sectional Championship game. The day began with a Meet and Greet Tailgate for the teams and then moved to the field for a ceremonial recognition of each player and coach from those teams. The day was wrapped up with a huge victory over Louisville Holy Cross with a score of 14-1 which will send the Eagles to the Class 'A' State Tournament which will be hosted at Campbellsville High School this year on April 29th - 30th. It was a great day to see former Eagles and current Eagles in action. Thank you to all of the members of the 1971 and 1973 teams for coming out! It's a great day to be an Eagle!!

April Changing Lives Award

At the April Board Meeting we presented Ms. Sarah Begley the Changing Lives Award. Ms. Begley teaches LBD and MSD in our Special Education classes at Campbellsville Elementary School.

At the April Board Meeting we presented Ms. Sarah Begley the Changing Lives Award. Ms. Begley teaches LBD and MSD in our Special Education classes at Campbellsville Elementary School. Thank you Ms. Begley for your dedication to our school district and our students!!

DeBrot Selected to Gatton Academy

Jacob DeBrot (CHS Sophomore) has been selected to the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science of Western Kentucky University!

We are so excited to announce that Jacob DeBrot (CHS Sophomore) has been selected to the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science of Western Kentucky University!! He is one of 99 students selected for this program across the state of Kentucky. This is an AMAZING accomplishment and we are so proud of Jacob and proud to call him an Eagle!! Way to go Jacob!!

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More about the Gatton Academy:

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 99 Kentucky sophomores for the Class of 2025, marking The Gatton Academy’s 18th incoming class.

Applicants were evaluated based on ACT/SAT scores, high school grades, awards and accomplishments, extracurricular activities, responses to essay and short answer questions, and recommendation forms. In addition to these criteria, candidates were invited to interview with WKU faculty members, community leaders from across the Commonwealth, and Gatton Academy alumni.

Students from 46 counties make up the Class of 2025. Among the students accepted include either the third or fourth students accepted in The Gatton Academy’s 15-year history from the following counties: Bourbon, Butler, McLean, and Wayne. Overall, The Gatton Academy has had students attend from 117 of Kentucky’s 120 counties.

The mission of The Gatton Academy is to provide a residential program on the campus of Western Kentucky University for bright, highly motivated Kentucky high school students who have demonstrated interests in pursuing advanced careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Students enhance their creativity, curiosity, reasoning ability, and self-discipline through the companionship of peers, university courses, faculty-led research, and study abroad, preparing them for leadership roles in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Moreover, The Gatton Academy assists in preparing Kentucky to compete in a knowledge-based economy by increasing the number of scientists and engineers with ties to the state.

Students will complete their junior and senior years of high school living in Florence Schneider Hall. At the end of their two-year course of study, students will graduate from high school with a minimum of 60 college credit hours.

The Gatton Academy provides a rich living and learning environment designed specifically for academically talented adolescent students that features clubs, organizations, and community service. Additionally, students are able to participate in advanced research with WKU faculty members. Research conducted during students’ time at The Gatton Academy has been honored in the nationally competitive Regeneron Science Talent Search, Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, and published in scientific journals. Study abroad opportunities allow students to participate in global learning experiences in locations such as Costa Rica and England.

The Gatton Academy is Kentucky’s first state-supported, two-year residential program for high school students with interests in advanced science and math careers and is one of only 15 such programs in the nation. The Gatton Academy is a recipient of the 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from Insight Into Diversity Magazine and the Innovation Partnership Award from the National Consortium for Secondary STEM Schools.

Wilson-Rhodes Achievements

We are excited to announce that CMS 8th Graders, Tye Rhodes and Aiden Wilson have been selected for the Rogers Explorers program from our county. Also, Tye Rhodes has placed as a top 20 finalist in the region for his civics essay.

We are excited to announce that CMS 8th Graders, Tye Rhodes and Aiden Wilson have been selected for the Rogers Explorers program from our county. The program allows the boys to experience a 2 night 3 day leadership event at one of five universities that they choose.

Also, Tye Rhodes has placed as a top 20 finalist in the region for his civics essay. This will allow him to compete in the next round on April 29th at Campbellsville University.

We are so proud of both of these boys and wish them both luck in the upcoming events that they are attending!!

March Changing Lives Award

At the March Board Meeting we recognized Mr. Brandon Williams with the Changing Lives Award. Brandon is with our custodial staff at Campbellsville Elementary School and is an asset to our district. Thank you Brandon for your hard work and dedication to our school!!

At the March Board Meeting we recognized Mr. Brandon Williams with the Changing Lives Award. Brandon is with our custodial staff at Campbellsville Elementary School and is an asset to our district. Thank you Brandon for your hard work and dedication to our school!!

CU Excellence in Teaching Award

We are excited to announce our 2023 CU Excellence in Teaching Award recipients. This award is given to teachers who are strengthening the field of education, displays leadership and dedication to the teaching profession. Each school has one person chosen each year and and they are voted on by their peers in our school district. Congratulations to these deserving and outstanding women!

We are excited to announce our 2023 CU Excellence in Teaching Award recipients.

This award is given to teachers who are strengthening the field of education, displays leadership and dedication to the teaching profession. Each school has one person chosen each year and and they are voted on by their peers in our school district. Congratulations to these deserving and outstanding women!! πŸ¦…πŸ’œπŸ’›

Campbellsville Elementary School

Leanna Cundiff || 18th year teaching (10 w/CISD) || Currently is the Library Media Specialist at Campbellsville Elementary School and has taught 2nd, 3rd and 6th grades previously

Campbellsville Middle School

Jordyn Burkhead || 4 years teaching at CISD || Teaches 7th and 8th Grade Science || CMS Academic Team Coach

Campbellsville High School

Jenny Despain || 27th Year in Education || B.S. in Elementary Education from CU || Masters in Moderate/Severe Disabilities from WKU || Rank I Educational Leadership from EKU

Hoop for Cecil Basketball Tournament

Saturday, February 18, 2023 CHS hosted Hoop for Breast Cancer, presented by KYWEAR, in honor of our own Tiarra Cecil.

Saturday, February 18, 2023 CHS hosted Hoop for Breast Cancer, presented by KYWEAR, in honor of our own Tiarra Cecil. It was a really fun day of basketball and showing our support for Ms. Cecil. Thank you to everyone who played, helped plan the event, worked the event, came out to watch and those who sponsored the event. Keep Ms. Cecil in your prayers as she is battling this Cancer and needs our support. We love you Ms. Cecil so let’s beat this together!!

Visit our Facebook page for pictures from the event.

Sponsors:

Kentucky Farm Bureau
Jessie Insurance
Campbellsville First Baptist
McQueary Family Medicine
Chad & Julie Bell
Gaddco
High Maintenance Salon
KYWEAR

Mylee Bell Sets CHS 3pt Record

Mylee Bell, CHS Freshman, set the single season school record for most 3-point baskets made during the 2023-2024 season.

Mylee Bell, CHS Freshman, set the single season school record for most 3-point baskets made during the 2023-2024 season. Mylee was recognized on February 17th with a basketball showing this accomplishment from CHS Lady Basketball Coach Kyvin Goodin-Rogers.

CISD Change Award

At the February CISD Board Meeting Mrs. Katie Campbell was the recipient of the Change Award.

At the February CISD Board Meeting Mrs. Katie Campbell was the recipient of the Change Award. Mrs. Campbell is a 7th Grade teacher at iEagle, school bus driver, volunteers with Beta and so many other things at our school. Thank you Mrs. Campbell for investing in our students each day!! πŸ¦…πŸ’œπŸ’›

1973 Region Basketball Team Recognized

Campbellsville High School recognized the 50th anniversary of the 1973 CHS Boys Basketball Team (and Cheerleaders) that won the 5th region tournament and advanced to the Kentucky High School State Tournament.

Campbellsville High School recognized the 50th anniversary of the 1973 CHS Boys Basketball Team that won the 5th region tournament and advanced to the Kentucky High School State Tournament. The Cheerleaders from that team were recognized as well. It was a fun night celebrating and reuniting all of these players and cheerleaders.

The following were the players and cheerleaders from that team:

(From the 1973 Picture)

First Row: Cheerleaders Debbie Ferrante, Debra Edwards, Debbie Carroll, Paula McCubbin, Gina Bohanon, Melinda Chastain, Kaye Litchfield

Second Row: Head Coach Jerry Parker, Dee Deener, Tootsie Johnson, Dennis Benningfield, Glenn Vance, Bryon Johnson, Jim Cox, Assistant Coach Danny Davis

Third Row: Jeff Mobley, Ricky Janes, Melvin Mills, Jeff McKinley, Larry Bright, Greg Mobley

Fourth Row: Brad Fain, Bobby Brockman, Ronnie White, David Rice, Chuck Willis

Lawhorn Earns Achievements

Cayton Lawhorn qualifies for the KHSAA Bowling Tournament and receives the CKMSAC 8th Grade Player of the Year Award.

Cayton Lawhorn qualifies for the KHSAA Bowling Tournament that will be held in Louisville, Ky on February 12th. Cayton also received the CKMSAC 8th Grade Player of the Year Award on January 26 while helping the 8th Grade team win the CKMSAC Tournament against Green County.

Kentucky Beta State VP

During the 2023 Kentucky State Beta Convention held in Lexington, Ky Campbellsville Independent Schools had 2 candidates elected as Kentucky State Vice President Elects for the 2023 year.

During the 2023 Kentucky State Beta Convention held in Lexington, Ky Campbellsville Independent Schools had 2 candidates elected as Kentucky State Vice President Elects for the 2023 year. The Elementary Vice President Elect is Dane Gray. Dane is a 4th Grader at Campbellsville Elementary's iEagle Program. The Jr. Beta Vice President is Karsyn Smith who is a 7th Grader at Campbellsville Middle School's iEagle Program. 

Both of these candidates had a campaign speech and skit that was presented during the 2023 Kentucky State Beta Convention and both skits placed top 5 in the state. Dane's Campaign Skit placed second and Karsyn's Campaign Skit placed 4th. Both Dane and Karsyn will be attending the National Beta Convention (Louisville, Ky) in June and will run for National Vice President and both will have their skits accompany them as well. 

Campbellsville also has the presiding 2022 Jr. Beta State and National Vice President 7th Grader Laney Price. Her term will end in June 2022 as the new Vice Presidents assume office.

Visit our Facebook Page to see the Campaign Speeches, skits and so much more from the Ky State Beta Convention.

CISD KY State Beta

All three of our Campbellsville Independent Schools competed in the Kentucky State Beta Convention during the week of January 15th - January 20th. All three schools were VERY successful including awards, State VP nominations and State Beta Sponsors.

All three of our Campbellsville Independent Schools competed in the Kentucky State Beta Convention during the week of January 15th - January 20th. All three schools were VERY successful including awards, State VP nominations and State Beta Sponsors. The conference was held in Lexington, Kentucky. The following are all of awards, recognitions and nominations that each school received during the conference. All three schools qualify to attend the National Beta Conference in Louisville, Kentucky in June 2023!

Visit our Facebook Page to see the Campaign Speeches, skits and so much more from the Ky State Beta Convention.

CES Award Recipients
Dane Gray // Kentucky Elementary Beta VP Elect

Paige Cook // Elementary Kentucky State Sponsor
1st Place // Lillian Merriweather // Creative Writing
1st Place // Remi Pettet // Language Arts
1st Place // Grant Howard, Bentley Wilhoite, Owen Thompson, Jackson Williams, Alex Dalton // Club Trading Pin
2nd Place (4th Grade) // Zaylin Johnson // Spanish
2nd Place // Lainey Cook // Sculpture
2nd Place // Remi Pettet // Speech
2nd Place // Campaign Skit
3rd Place // Kaiyden Vancleave // Digital Art
4th Place (4th Grade) // Lucia Oliver // Language Arts
4th Place // Ava Muncie // Pottery
4th Place // Landry Brown, Alex Dalton, Phoenix Lawler, Arpan Shah, and Ayden Stagner // Engineering

CMS Award Recipients
Karsyn Smith // Kentucky Jr. Beta VP Elect

Lainey Price // Presiding Kentucky Beta VP
First Place // CMS Group Talent
First Place // Lilly Coots // Poetry 
First Place // Lilly Coots // Solo, Duo, Trio Vocalist
First Place // Samantha Willis // Science 8th Grade
First Place // Aubrey Allen // Spelling Bee
First Place // Aubrey Allen // Language Arts 6th Grade
Second Place // Kaleigh Wilhoite // B&W Photo
Second Place // Aubrey Novak, Olivia Knoblauch, Delaney Staton // Portfolio
Second Place // Tye Rhodes // Technology
Second Place // Aubrey Allen // Speech
Third Place // Grif Thomas (Not Pic) // Sculpture
Third Place // CMS Campaign Skit 
Fourth Place // Griffin Howard, Cayton Lawhorn, Lanigan Price, Luke Adkins, Chase Milby, Dax Gray // Trading Pin
Fifth Place // Maddie Call, Aubreigh Knifley, Lillie Judd, Calii Milby // Service Learning Showcase
Fifth Place Musicology // Sophia Santos, Aliy Dunn, Tye Rhodes, Jody Mallory
Gold Key Award: CMS + Sponsors 
Premier Performers // Lilly Coots, Sophia Santos, Aliy Dunn, Calii Milby

CHS Award Recipients

1st Place // Hand Drawn Anime Division II // Karlie Cox
2nd Place // Service Learning // Karlie Cox & Angelica Seng
2nd Place // Black & White Photography Division I // Ivy Lawler
3rd Place // Digital Art Division I // Ivy Lawler
3rd Place // Apparel Design // Club Award
4th Place // Color Photography Division II // Blake Settle

CMS Virtual Walkthrough

During the January Board meeting the virtual walkthrough of the new middle school was revealed. This new building will begin construction in the current location of the existing middle school in the Summer of 2023!! We are so excited to show this sneak peak of what is coming.

During the January Board meeting the virtual walkthrough of the new middle school was revealed. This new building will begin construction in the current location of the existing middle school in the Summer of 2023!! We are so excited to show this sneak peak of what is coming.

Visit our Facebook page to watch the video walkthrough at: https://www.facebook.com/CampbellsvilleIndependentSchools

 

Board Members 2023

At the January Board meeting the CISD Board Members were sworn in by Judge Executive Barry Smith.

At the January Board meeting the CISD Board Members were sworn in by Judge Executive Barry Smith. We want to thank our amazing board members for all of their hard work and all they do for our school district! January is also School Board Appreciation Month so we celebrated that with them too!!

CU Honor Band

Congratulations to the following students on being named to the Campbellsville University Honor Band!! The event will be held on February 24th and 25th. Great Job!!

Congratulations to the following students on being named to the Campbellsville University Honor Band!! The event will be held on February 24th and 25th. Great Job!!

Zach Akin || Saxophone
Kayden Birdwell || Flute
Conner Rinehart || Euphonium
Allison Sumners || Percussion

Player of the Year in Class A, District 2

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO Deondre Weathers on being named Player of the Year in Class A, District 2!!

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO Deondre Weathers (aka Little Man) on being named Player of the Year in Class A, District 2!! Deondre helped lead the Eagles to a District Championship this year. Great job on an amazing season and we look forward to watching Deondre next year in his Senior year!!

Coach of the Year in Class A, District 2

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Coach Dale Estes on being named Coach of the Year in Class A, District 2!!

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Coach Dale Estes on being named Coach of the Year in Class A, District 2!! Coach Estes became the winningest coach this season with 64+ wins to pass CHS Athletic Hall of Fame Coach Perry Thomas. Coach Estes lead the Eagles to a District Championship and a 7-4 record this year. We Eagles are proud to have you as the leader of our Football Program!!

JoAnn Harris receives KY Art Educator of the Year

We are so excited to announce that our own Mrs. JoAnn Harris, CMS/CHS Art Teacher, has been recognized as one of the 2022 Kentucky Art Education Association Art Educators of the Year!

We are so excited to announce that our own Mrs. JoAnn Harris, CMS/CHS Art Teacher, has been recognized as one of the 2022 Kentucky Art Education Association Art Educators of the Year!! Mrs. Harris is receiving this award for her achievements as Campbellsville Middle School Art Teacher. Each year, the KyAEA members, associates/affiliates and community members nominate the candidates they feel are most deserving of the Art Educator of the year awards sponsored by the organization by providing specific reasoning for each and every nomination written. It is a huge honor to be considered and nominated.

The KyAEA motto is “Leading a child to greatness through art” and each one of these individuals fully embody the epitome of what a solid arts education is meant to be and do for our Kentucky students.

This year the KYAEA Conference was at Northern Kentucky University which provides arts relevant professional development, community building and an opportunity to grow and share ideas with others from around the state. Art Educator of the Year winners were honored at the Awards Gala on Friday evening, October 21st in the NKU Art Galleries alongside their colleagues, friends, families, and administration with handmade metal trophies fabricated by artist and educator, Cayce Davenport.

Way to go Mrs. JoAnn Harris!!!

Region Players of the Year

We want to congratulate Shaiden Calhoun (8th Grade) and Les Colvin (7th Grade) on being named Region Player of the Year by the Middle School Football Association!

We want to congratulate Shaiden Calhoun (8th Grade) and Les Colvin (7th Grade) on being named Region Player of the Year by the Middle School Football Association!

Band Makes KMEA Finals!

We want to give a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our CHS Marching Band on their recent success at the Kentucky Marching Band Championships!

We want to give a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our CHS Marching Band on their recent success at the Kentucky Marching Band Championships! The Marching Band competed at Eastern Kentucky University and qualified for the State Finals for the first time in 24 YEARS!!! The Eagles placed 6th in Class 1A and was a nice finish to an amazing Marching Band season. Great job to all of the band members and Mrs. Arnett for all of your hard work each and every week. You all represented Campbellsville Schools in an amazing way and thank you to all of the parents and supporters who have committed so much time to helping these students succeed.

CHS Test Scores #1 in Region

Campbellsville High School ranked #1 in our Region of 16 schools in the KSA State Test and top 10% in the state (22nd out of 230)!!

We want to CONGRATULATE the STUDENTS AND TEACHERS on our recently released KSA State Test scores from last Spring. Campbellsville High School ranked #1 in our Region of 16 schools in the KSA State Test!! CHS also ranks in the top 10% in the state of Kentucky with a rank of 22 out of 230 schools!!! Principal Weston Jones and staff celebrated the results with a surprise announcement for the students today. Our students are more than a test score and we always challenge our students to compete in the class room and all walks of life. Thank you so much to the teachers for pushing our students to be the best they can and thank you students for understanding the assignment!! IT’S A GREAT DAY TO BE AN EAGLE!!

Coach Durham Sets History - 50 Wins

Campbellsville High School would like to recognize Coach LeeAnn Durham on her 50th career win, which took place on September 29, 2022.

Campbellsville High School would like to recognize Coach LeeAnn Durham on her 50th career win, which took place on September 29, 2022. Coach Durham has an overall record of 51-35 during her 3 years of coaching the CHS Eagles. She is the winningest Volleyball Coach in Campbellsville High School history and we are so thankful to have her leadership for these young ladies. We can’t wait to see what is in store for our Volleyball program and to celebrate many more wins to come!!

Coach Estes Sets History - 64 Wins

Recently, Coach Dale Estes became the winningest coach in Campbellsville High School history!

Recently, Coach Dale Estes became the winningest coach in Campbellsville High School history! Coach Estes passed, CHS Hall of Fame, Coach Perry Thomas who had 63 wins during his time as CHS Head Coach. Coach Estes now has 64 wins and counting as the Head Coach of the CHS Eagles. AMAZING JOB Coach Estes - keep those wins coming!! πŸ¦…πŸˆ

Coach Estes has also won 2 Class 1A Region Championships as Head Coach of the Eagles (2017 and 2018). πŸ†πŸ†

CES Receives PBIS Bronze Award

Campbellsville Elementary School is proud to announce that we received the State Recognition of Fidelity of Positive Behavior Inventions and Supports (PBIS) for schools during the 2021-2022 school year!

Campbellsville Elementary School is proud to announce that we received the State Recognition of Fidelity of Positive Behavior Inventions and Supports (PBIS) for schools during the 2021-2022 school year! This award was given for our outstanding efforts to improve climate and culture through the implementation of PBIS. Out of 141 schools that applied, CES received the Bronze Recognition award. CES also received a banner and decal through the PBIS program. We hope to add many more decals to our banner in the future. The banner was presented by Karen Bush from KDE and received by Guidance Counselor, Donna White and CES Assistant Principal, Jessica Lile. Great job CES on this award!

See You At The Pole

On September 28th CMS/CHS FCA participated in annual 'See You at the Pole' in as part of the Global Week of Student Prayer.

On September 28th CMS/CHS FCA participated in annual 'See You at the Pole' in as part of the Global Week of Student Prayer. We had an amazing turnout and heard a great devotion from Coach Kearny. Thank you to everyone who came out on this chilly Fall morning. We hope to see you at the next FCA meeting!

Food for America

The Homeplace on Green River hosted all third grade students from the county for Food For America. This field trip helps children learn how agriculture impacts our daily lives.

Each year the Homeplace on Green River hosts all third grade students from the county for Food For America. This field trip is filled with hay rides, petting zoos, food tasting and most importantly learning about agriculture and where food comes from that we eat each day. Our Ag/FFA had the opportunity to participate and help these children learn more about all things agriculture.

Pop-Up Art Exhibit

Recently our faculty and staff showcased their creative talents from photography, paintings, quilts and so many other types of art.

Recently our faculty and staff showcased their creative talents from photography, paintings, quilts and so many other types of art. This first time event was held at Primrose on Main and turned out to be an amazing evening. Thank you to Mrs. Harris for heading the Pop-Up Art Exhibit and allowing us to display our district's creativity.

iEagle Grandparents Day Celebration

iEagle Celebrated Grandparent's Day in a big way. The students baked brownies for the grandparents, created cards and had a little art project when they arrived.

iEagle Celebrated Grandparent's Day in a big way. The students baked brownies for the grandparents, created cards and had a little art project when they arrived. Thank you to all of the grandparents for coming and supporting your grandchildren, the turnout was AMAZING. These children really appreciate you and loved showing you around their school. Visit our Facebook Page for more pictures.

Lady Eagle Volleyball Camp

Year one of the Lady Eagle Volleyball Feeder Program was a huge success. This 6-week camp taught the ladies basic fundamentals of volleyball and allowed many of the girls their first opportunity at the sport.

CIS Volleyball Feeder Program wrapped up their 6 week Volleyball Camp recently. The girls were visited by the CU Tiger Volleyball team and showed them some of the things they have learned at camp. This camp was for 2nd - 5th Eagle graders who were interested in volleyball. These young ladies learned basic fundamentals of volleyball such as passing, setting, how to play with 6 girls on the court, rotating and just how the game is played in general. Many of these girls have never touched a volleyball but now have developed a love for the game. This is the first year for our volleyball feeder program for the Campbellsville School District and it has been a huge success so far! The camp and feeder program is led by coaches Amber Johnson, Tesa Novak and Shaniqua Cowherd - thank you ladies for your dedication and commitment to these young girls!! We can't wait to see how these ladies develop their skills and hope to see them on the court someday soon!

FFA Bulls & Barrels Rodeo

CHS FFA hosted their First Annual Rodeo and it was a huge success. This was lead by Mrs. Arnett, FFA and Ag teacher, and presented by Taylor County Farm Bureau.

CHS FFA hosted their First Annual Rodeo and it was a huge success. This was lead by Mrs. Arnett, FFA and Ag teacher, and presented by Taylor County Farm Bureau. The rodeo was a fun time for the community and had a sell out crowd. We look forward to doing it again next year! A HUGE thank you to everyone who attended or helped make this rodeo possible. Visit our Facebook Page for more pictures.

iGo Motors + Excellent Attendance

We are excited to announce our friends at iGo Motors will be donating a preowned vehicle ($7,000 value) to one JUNIOR OR SENIOR student at Campbellsville High School this year! The drawing will be held live on the radio at 99.9 The Big Dawg at the end of the school year.

We are excited to announce our friends at iGo Motors will be donating a preowned vehicle ($7,000 value) to one JUNIOR OR SENIOR student at Campbellsville High School this year! The drawing will be held live on the radio at 99.9 The Big Dawg at the end of the school year.

Here’s how to win and increase your chances of winning: If you have perfect attendance your name will go into the drawing 5 times, miss one day and you get 4 chances, miss 2 days you get 3 chances, miss 3 days you get 2 chances and if you are absent 4 days you will get one chance to win. The only absence that will not count against you is a school related function.

NOTE: The winning student may take any $7,000 car on the lot or they can use a $7,000 iGo Motors credit and add to it to purchase a higher amount, while paying the difference at their expense. The car shown in the picture is not the exact car that will be given away, that will depend on what is in stock at the time of the giveaway.

Marlon Hoskins Memorial Classic

Saturday night, August 13th, the CMS Eagles honored the late, Marlon Hoskins, at the 1st Annual Marlon Hoskins Memorial Kickoff Classic. 

Saturday night, August 13th, the CMS Eagles honored the late, Marlon Hoskins, at the 1st Annual Marlon Hoskins Memorial Kickoff Classic. The event and turnout was great and the Eagles got a win for "Big Marlon", a man who poured his heart into so many football players, coaches and the entire community. Marlon's legacy will live on and we were proud to call him one of our own!!

Eagle Baseball Celebrates Allstar Team

Coach Milby and the Baseball Program sends the 10U Cal Ripken All-Star team off to the Cal Ripken World Series.

Coach Milby and the Baseball Program recently sent off the 10U Cal Ripken All-Star team off to the Cal Ripken World Series. The team arrived by police escort from their practice and were greeted by family, friends, alumni and CISD students and staff. It was such a fun night getting to celebrate something no team from our community has ever experienced - represent our community of Campbellsville on the National stage. Good luck boys at the World Series. Thank you to all of our local officials and all-star supporters who came out tonight.

Christmas in July

Earlier this Summer we were honored to be host to the First Lady and Governor Beshear’s Christmas in July Event. 

Earlier this Summer we were honored to be host to the First Lady and Governor Beshear’s Christmas in July Event. This event was to give back to the victims who were affected by the tornado that hit Taylor County this past Winter. These victims had their Christmas disrupted and this was a way to give a little Christmas cheer in July!

NOTE: Campbellsville High School was the host for this event but was not responsible for inviting specific families. We simply supported the First Lady and Governor Beshear by giving them a location for the event.

CIS Beta Nationals 2022

This Summer our Elementary and Middle School Junior BETA Clubs took their talents to Nashville Tennessee to compete at BETA Nationals. Our students did an amazing job and represented Campbellsville Independent Schools very well.

This Summer our Elementary and Middle School Junior BETA Clubs took their talents to Nashville Tennessee to compete at BETA Nationals. Our students did an amazing job and represented Campbellsville Independent Schools very well. Here is the list of awards that were received while at Nationals:

Campbellsville Middle School

State & National Vice President || Lainey Price

Collab Connection || 3rd Place || Dax Gray, Griffin Howard, Karsyn Smith, Tye Rhodes, Lannigan Price, Owen Skaggs & Willow Griffin

Technology || 5th Place || Tye Rhodes

Club Trading Pin || 6th Place || Rowan Petett & Kace Eastridge

Speech || 8th Place || Karsyn Smith

Musicology || Students were hand selected by the National Office to compete in a brand new competition coming next school year

Sophia Santos, Aily Dunn, Connor Coots & Tye Rhodes

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Campbellsville Elementary School

Sculpture || 4th Place || Grif Thomas

Speech || 6th Place || Aubry Allen

2022 End of Year Closing and Retiree Celebration

Friday, May 20th CISD gathered to close out the school year with an amazing lunch and fellowship. We gathered to celebrate another amazing year, retirements and enjoyed a great meal.

Friday the CISD gathered to close out the school year with our closing day lunch. We gathered to celebrate another amazing year, retirements and enjoyed a great meal! A special thank you to those who worked so hard grilling and preparing the sides for the meal - it was PERFECT!!

We also want to recognize a few of our staff that will be retiring this year. Thank you to these individuals for so many years of commitment and dedication to our school and students. You all have touched so many lives and we are so grateful for you all and glad you chose to be Eagles!! πŸ¦…

Katie Wilkerson || 35 Years

Lois Lacy || 28 Years

Ruth Allen || 20 Years

Darlene Burris || 18 Years

THANK YOU!!! πŸ’œπŸ’›

Coach Tim Davis Receives Kentucky High School AD of the Year

Coach Tim Davis was recently named Kentucky High School Athletic Director of the Year. Coach Davis was presented this award at the Kentucky High School Athletic Directors Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Coach Davis currently serves as an Advisor for the Kentucky High School Coaches Association Executive Committee and has also served two terms as the organization's president. Has been a committee member for 20+ years and also serves as a member of the 5th Region Policy Board, a position he has held for over 20 years and currently is the organization’s treasurer. Coach Davis also serves on the Board for the Kentucky High School Athletic Directors Association as the 5th region representative, a position held for the last 6 years. He serves on the Board for the All A State Committee as the 5th region representative, a position held for the last 12 years. Coach Davis is a member of the 5th Region Athletic Directors Association since 2012; serving one term as president. Last, but not least, he has been a member of the 5th Region Basketball Coaches Association for over 25 years. Served as president for 8 years and currently serves as an Advisor for the organization.