Kentucky Schools in the News

Tue, Apr 12, 2016 | Living History at Van Voorhis ES
Van Voorhis Elementary School hosted its' 2nd Annual "Living History Museum"

Thu, Mar 10, 2016 | 526th BSB challenges Andre Lucas ES students to 'blitz'
Soldiers with the 526th Brigade Support Battalion (BSB) hosted a "Lucas Blitz" event as part of the ongoing adopt-a-school program.

Thu, Nov 5, 2015 | New schools to replace old structures at Fort Campbell
Three elementary schools closing at the end of SY 2015-16 and two new schools opening at the beginning of SY 2016-2017.

Thu, Nov 5, 2015 | 3 Fort Campbell schools to close
Three Fort Campbell schools will close at the end of the school year.

Tue, Nov 3, 2015 | Hip-hop physics show coming to Mahaffey MS
DoDEA with its partnership with the Presidential Joining Forces Initiative, Honeywell and NASA, will sponsor three, 45-minute shows that teach the basic principles of physics to military-connected students.

Thu, Oct 22, 2015 | Barsanti ES student wins fire safety contest.
Second grader Janelle Alicea won the grand prize in the 2015 Fort Campbell Fire Prevention Week poster contest.

Thu, Aug 6, 2015 | Ft. Campbell: New teen, young adult program raises SHARP awareness
Fort Campbell High School students attended the Army Community Service’s first Back to School Healthy Relationships Awareness training Tuesday.

Tue, Aug 4, 2015 | Fort Campbell's Jethroe Named Boys' Track and Field AOY
Jonathan Jethroe named the 2015 Toyota of Hopkinsville Southern Pennyrile Boys’ Track Athlete of the Year

Thu, Jul 30, 2015 | Fort Campbell ready to begin new school year
With outside thermostats reading at high numbers and swimming pools still active throughout the day, it might be hard to believe that the school-aged residents of Fort Campbell are only days away from saying goodbye to another summer vacation.

Thu, Jul 30, 2015 | Falcons Fight On
Fort Campbell High School athletes and coaches have been braving the high temperatures throughout the summer to prepare for the beginning of the fall sports season.

Wed, Jun 3, 2015 | Fort Campbell High School seniors vote to graduate
Prins concluded her speech by asking if there were any motions.’ Let’s graduate’ was proposed, seconded and voted unanimously in the affirmative by the Class of 2015

Mon, Jun 1, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- Free meals available for post kids this summer
The Fort Campbell school system will participate in a summer food service program, an U.S. Department of Agriculture initiative that provides meals for children 18 years and younger free of charge.

Tue, May 26, 2015 | Fort Campbell boys, girls track place 2nd at region
The Fort Campbell High School boys and girls track and field teams placed second at the Region 1, Class 2A meet at Paducah Tilghman

Tue, May 26, 2015 | No Slack partners with Barsanti Elementary School for field day
Sprints, shuttle runs, and various other competitions were a chance for students to test their fitness levels through healthy competition.

Mon, May 18, 2015 | FCHS graduate to coach Falcons football team
McKillip, who recently took over as the Fort Campbell High School head football coach, attributes his success to understanding the military way-of-life because of his experiences as a military dependent.

Mon, May 11, 2015 | Project-based learning under construction at Marshall Elementary
Third-graders from Robbie Harris’ class have been participating in the construction process in a unique way of their own this year.

Mon, May 11, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- Exploring career options
“Children have to make a connection with school and career,” said Steve Markway, assistant principal at Marshall Elementary.

Fri, May 8, 2015 | Fort Knox - Exchange students spread wings, ‘fly’ with Eagles
This year four students from other countries left home to participate in the foreign exchange student program at Fort Knox High School.

Fri, May 8, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- Barsanti Pre-K students model designs in recycled fashion show
“We are working on project-based learning, so we had to come up with a project and work as a team with the other Pre-K teachers,”

Fri, Apr 24, 2015 | FCHS student attends leadership conference
“I started looking through the packet and it was a free, all-expense paid trip to Colorado at the Air Force Academy. Why wouldn’t I apply for something like that?”

Fri, Apr 24, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- International Day
We have children who’ve lived in other countries, children who’ve traveled to other countries, children who speak more than one language.”

Fri, Apr 24, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- Soldier volunteers show gratitude to military children
One way Soldiers from the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, show their appreciation to military children is through volunteer activities.

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- Army schools embrace a world community
For children living on an Army base, the international community is more likely viewed as their own

Thu, Apr 16, 2015 | Lucas Elementary third-grader to star in 'Mary Poppins'
Andre Lucas Elementary School 3rd grader will star as Michael Banks in the Roxy Regional Theatre production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s “Mary Poppins.”

Mon, Apr 13, 2015 | Jackson Elementary Celebrates Month of the Military Child
Jackson ES celebrated the Month of the Military Child with activities April 6 - 10, 2015.

Fri, Apr 10, 2015 | Engineering the future
Once a year, the club hosts a STEMposium to expose all the students to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Thu, Apr 2, 2015 | FKHS -- National Honor Society holds induction ceremony
To be inducted applicants must have completed at least three semesters, held at least a 3.75 GPA as a sophomore, a 3.5 GPA as a junior, and a 3.25 GPA as a senior and be involved in the school and community.

Thu, Apr 2, 2015 | Fort Knox -- Deep options, having fun key to Lady Eagles success
“I tell them, ‘you gotta come out here knowing that your payment is enjoying the game,’” Thompson said. “‘Just remember what we taught you. Relax and have fun. Enjoy it.’”

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- Middle school student saves choking father
Unassuming 11-year-old girl became one of the unlikeliest heroes last month as she sprang into action, performing the Heimlich maneuver on her choking father

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- Cadets benefit from resiliency training
“Resiliency training comes down to mental toughness and people’s ability to grow and thrive in the face of adversity, but then also taking on challenges as well,”

Fri, Mar 27, 2015 | Fort Knox -- Eagles’ baseball proves age doesn’t matter
With a roster comprised primarily of eighth-graders and freshmen, the Eagle’s baseball team is considerably younger

Fri, Mar 20, 2015 | Falcons take 31st at state, Haywood places 4th
Six Falcon wrestlers competed in the championship tournament. Senior Gino Haywood finished in fourth place in the 170-pound division, the highest ranking of any wrestlers in Fort Campbell

Fri, Mar 20, 2015 | Fort Campbell’s Tatum to sign with E'town college team
Mike Tatum will sign a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Elizabethtown Community & Technical

Fri, Mar 13, 2015 | FCHS grad makes MRIs works of art
When Darian went to college for undergraduate studies at Indiana University Bloomington, she began to see how anatomy and art could intertwine

Tue, Mar 10, 2015 | Lincoln Elementary teacher selected for DoDEA Ky. honor
The Department of Defense Education Activity recognized the Kentucky District Teacher of the Year in a surprise classroom presentation

Tue, Mar 10, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- Gearing up for new season
New coaches prepare for a new season as baseball and softball opening days get closer.

Mon, Mar 2, 2015 | Fort Knox -- Running to Campbellsville
Kalin Her signed a letter of intent for tract to attend Campbellsville University

Fri, Feb 6, 2015 | Fort Knox - Local university signs Eagles football star
Senior Elijah Escoffery signed a letter of intent to play football at Campbellsville University yesterday with his family by his side.

Fri, Feb 6, 2015 | Fort Campbell - Falcons’ dual domination
“Being on the team for six years and seeing all of my friends get senior night every year, it felt relieving,” said senior Gino Haywood.

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 | Gov. Haslam coming to Fort Campbell for critical meeting
Whether at City Hall, the County Courthouse, the state Legislature and governor’s office or among the Tennessee delegation in the U.S. Congress, there are no party lines on at least this one topic,

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 | Fort Campbell -- Community stands against potential cuts
More than 1,500 Fort Campbell Soldiers, civilians and retirees, as well as local elected officials and other community leaders gathered on post Tuesday, for a meeting that could very well determine the future of the installation.

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 | Turnout was the loudest message at Fort Campbell
Five minutes after the door opened at Fort Campbell's Family Resource Center Tuesday evening, the first thought of many in the building was, they needed a bigger venue

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 | Army panel: Fort Campbell community did well
Brig. Gen. Cloutier: 'In a nutshell, someone said earlier today, when Fort Campbell breathes in, the local community breathes out. That really stands out...'

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 | Fort Campbell session on cuts draws hundreds
The meeting was held at the post’s 600-seat Family Resource Center, and officials set up two satellite locations for people to watch and make public comments, bringing total attendance to more than 1,300.

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 | Fort Knox -- Invitational, Senior Day on tap for wrestling
The community has two upcoming chances to check out the Fort Knox High School wrestling team in action during the coming weeks. Fort Knox Invitational Jan. 31 and Senior Day Feb. 4

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 | Fort Knox -- Eagles prepare to swim in the deep
No, Sosa doesn’t necessarily mean deep waters like the team is accustomed to swimming in. He means deep as a way to say “no goal is too crazy”

Wed, Jan 14, 2015 | Scholarships offered to Fort Campbell seniors
(Fort Campbell, KY) — A special scholarship opportunity is now available to sons and daughters of Service Members who live in a Lend Lease privatized military community, like Campbell Crossing, and attend the installation’s DoDEA high school.

Tue, Dec 23, 2014 | Barkley ES 1st Grade Letters to Santa
Student's letters written to Santa.

Thu, Dec 18, 2014 | Fort Campbell - Singer-songwriter entertains Marshall ES students
Looks of anticipation filled the faces of students as they anxiously awaited the appearance of the upcoming teen star and singer, songwriter Cassidy Diana to the stage at Marshall Elementary School, Wednesday.

Mon, Dec 15, 2014 | Fort Campbell-- True contenders: Falcon wrestlers hit ground running in new season
One Falcon who especially looked forward to this match was senior Gino Haywood, who was 98-48 for his career and looked to reach the prestigious 100-win mark.

Thu, Dec 11, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Shooting Hoops Falcons Rev Up for New Basketball Season
As the boys begin their new season, they face the same problem that usually plagues them most seasons.

Thu, Dec 11, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Swim team wins Patton Invitational
The Eagles won seven events total, all on the girls side. Senior Emily Kiphuth won the 100 backstroke (1:11.88)

Mon, Nov 10, 2014 | Fort Campbell Expert in preparedness to headline Academic All-Stars
Darryl Armstrong, a preparedness consultant in crisis and project management, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Academic All-Stars awards ceremony.

Fri, Oct 17, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Falcon Pride
this year’s festivities will honor former Falcons football coach Marshall Patterson. Patterson served as the football team’s head coach for 32 years, after launching the school’s program in 1962

Fri, Oct 3, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Golf Goals
“I want to make sure they understand that you can’t wish your way into a good golf game,” said Freeman. “You have to commit yourself to it, and you must do a lot of practicing.”

Wed, Sep 24, 2014 | At Fort Campbell, BACH fights the flu
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s (BACH) patient care teams expect Fort Campbell to begin providing the flu vaccine to families within the Patient-Centered Medical Homes

Wed, Sep 24, 2014 | Eddy the Eagle flies back to Knox
There’s a new face around Fort Knox High School, although he looks considerably different than the rest of the student body

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 | Fort Campbell Lady Falcons Win Sixth Straight Over Kenwood Lady Knights 3-0
Lady Falcons soccer team earned their sixth win in a row with a 3-0 victory on the road over the Kenwood Lady Knights

Mon, Sep 15, 2014 | Fort Campbell Lady Falcons nab shutout win
“The momentum has definitely picked up,” said Michele Ellis, FCHS girls soccer coach. “We’re having a winning season right now, and that’s pretty exciting for these girls.

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 | Students Try to Increase School Spirit
“We wanted to make it a more fun school year for everyone,”

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Birds In Flight
The Falcons sought to add a morale-boosting win to their 0-1 record after having lost their season opener

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Cross-Country Aims for State Repeat
The boys and girls cross-country teams start their season Saturday, as they begin the process of duplicating last season’s success.

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | School construction on track
Aerial view of what the completed Marshall ES will look like. Fort Campbell is forging its way into the 21st century.

Mon, Jun 2, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Speaker recounts Holocaust
Mahaffey Middle School hosted a discussion sponsored by the Tennessee Holocaust Commission led by guest speaker Dr. George Hahn in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Fri, May 23, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Heroes, big and small
“It’s just an opportunity for them to see what it’s like to be a fireman and how hard the job is,”

Fri, May 23, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Softball advances in district tournament
The Fort Knox High School softball team concluded its season Tuesday, but not before pulling off a few memorable feats first.

Fri, May 16, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Eagles host district tournament
The 17th District Tournament Monday will offer the opportunity for the Eagles to display their development.

Fri, May 9, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Macdonald students win eCYBERMISSION awards for scientific projects
Dedication, determination, and diligence are qualities it takes to be a winner! That’s exactly what it took for two eCYBERMISSION teams at Macdonald to become recognized as State Winners

Fri, May 9, 2014 | Fort Knox -- FKFD participates in Career Day
On April 26, the Fort Knox Fire Department participated in a career day at Kingsolver Elementary School

Fri, May 9, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Eagles sprint into region track meet Friday
“We hope to place at regionals in the top three,” head coach Nicole Reuss said. “It’s always cool when we know a lot more is at stake, like qualifying for state.”

Fri, May 2, 2014 | Three FKHS seniors win $2,000 DeCA scholarship
Defense Commissary Agency awarded $2,000 scholarships toward tuition at a four-year school to 10 military high school seniors.

Fri, May 2, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Tennis prepares for Region tourney
Eagles who appear to have the best chance of advancing include Quichocho and junior Maria Rogers in girls singles and the boys doubles team of seniors Will Ostlund and Robert Bell.

Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | Eagles square off with Falcons - Army High School World Series
The Eagles will host the Army High School World Series this weekend with a double-header between Kentucky’s two DoDEA schools.

Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | FKHS Sophomore Competing in Louisville
Elizabeth Aloisi was picked to advance to the state level.

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Track impresses at Central Hardin Invitational
A trio of sisters and two brothers showed how the Fort Knox High School track and field program can be a team to look out for later in the season.

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Run Derek, Run
Former halfback rushes to KHSAA Hall of Fame after record-breaking career with Eagles, Wildcats

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Jackson Elementary celebrates military children
To celebrate the resilience and sacrifices of Miller and his peers, the Department of Defense designates April as the Month of the Military Child.

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Jackson Elementary celebrates military children
To celebrate the resilience and sacrifices of Miller and his peers, the Department of Defense designates April as the Month of the Military Child.

Fri, Apr 11, 2014 | Fort Knox -- FKHS Lifters power way into record books
Fort Knox High School students spent their spring break lifting weights and collecting hardware.

Fri, Apr 11, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Thackrey advances in youth contest
Richard Thackrey, a senior at Fort Knox High School was recently named the Kentucky Military Youth of the Year in a competition hosted by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

Fri, Apr 4, 2014 | Fort Knox -- FKHS alum inducted to Hall of Fame
Derek Homer, who played with the Eagles from 1993-96, is part of the 11 member class that will be the 27th inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame

Fri, Mar 28, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Power Lifters Head to Oklahoma
The Eagles have a history of doing remarkably well at the meet. Fort Knox has won overall team titles six of the last eight years, and will have six returning national champions this season.

Thu, Mar 27, 2014 | Fort Knox -- BLUE RIBBON School Celebration
“(This) is one of the most historical days of our school,” said Gibson. “(There are) approximately 130,000 schools in the United States (and) this school year 286 received this award.

Fri, Mar 21, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Eagles open with win over Shawnee
Fort Knox High School baseball team’s season-opening 10-0 victory over Shawnee

Fri, Mar 14, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Military Working Dog team shares Army job facts with Wassom Middle
Two Soldiers and a dog taught 17 students in the gifted program about the Army’s MWD program

Wed, Mar 5, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Students celebrate by giving
Ross’ fourth grade students collected books as a service project for the 100th day of school celebration.

Fri, Feb 21, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Wrestlers send pair to state tournament Friday
Two wrestlers will represent Fort Knox High School in the state wrestling competition this weekend at Lexington Horse Park. Seniors Jesus Fuentes and Ryan Gibson will head to state in the 145-pound and 220-pound weight classes respectively

Fri, Feb 21, 2014 | Fort Knox-- Smith sisters power Fort Knox swim team to third in region
Two individuals and two relays on the girls side will advance to Pannell Swim Shop/KHSAA State Swimming and Diving Championships at the Ralph Wright Natatorium in Louisville next weekend, pacing the Eagles to a third place finish in the Region Three meet

Fri, Feb 21, 2014 | Fort Campbell High School Sends Six Wrestlers to State Meet
Catch the Falcon wrestlers as they compete in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Championships, Friday and Saturday at Alltech Arena in Lexington.

Fri, Jan 31, 2014 | Fort Knox -- FKHS swimming reboots diving program for 2014
Four brave Eagles have joined the restart of a diving program at the high school, the first on Fort Knox in over 20 years.

Fri, Jan 31, 2014 | Fort Knox swim team finishes second in Rock the Blocks Invitational
The Eagles scored 223 points and were led by Miriam Smith, who had wins in the 50-free and 100-IM, and her sister Monica Smith, who won the 50-fly.

Fri, Jan 24, 2014 | Longtime FCHS coach Marshall Patterson dies
The world lost a great coach and educator Sunday evening when Marshall Patterson died at the age of 79.

Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- BACH give Barsanti Elementary School students hands-on with science at hospital lab
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recently hosted gifted students from Barsanti Elementary School students in the BACH laboratory.

Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Middle school students collect recyclables to benefit school, Earth
Wassom has partnered with TerraCycle, an international upcycling and recycling company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products and repurposes the material into affordable, innovative products, according to

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Knox Youth Gains Resilience
The Army’s Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness is being met with success in many aspects of Soldiers’ lives—personal and professional. Fort Knox program has gone a step further by introducing the CSF2 training at the high school.

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Barsanti Gives Thanks
The purpose of the event was two-fold – to show the school’s tremendous gratitude and appreciation to the Soldiers for their sacrifice and service to the Nation and to teach students the importance of giving back.

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 | Hoop dreams -- Fort Campbell begins road to state tournament
“We’ve got a lot of talent, we’re focused and we have people who can make plays. The team is more disciplined this year. We need to keep focus on playing our roles – once we know our roles and embrace them, we’ll shine.”

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell High School Wrestling Falcons pinned by FJ Reitz Panthers in Home Opener
The wrestling season officially began for the Fort Campbell Falcons Tuesday evening. The Falcons wrestling team hit the mats and hosted their first tournament.

Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Ryder signs to wrestle at collegiate level
The NCAA Division II school is just beginning its wrestling program this year, and Ryder is excited to compete with a program that is just starting.

Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS swimming expects to make a splash in 2013
Entering his third season, Sosa has more returning experience than ever and is expecting this team to be the best he’s coached at Fort Knox.

Wed, Nov 20, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- First-place Essay Penned in Memory of Father
The author, a 7th grade student at Mahaffey Middle School, penned this essay in memoriam of her father Pfc. Chad Trimble who died May 28, 2008 while serving with the Currahee Brigade near Gardez, Afghanistan.

Wed, Nov 20, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Academic All-Stars Recognizes Top Students
Through the program, there were individual nominations for 43 eighth-graders from 11 middle schools and 59 high school seniors from eight high schools.

Fri, Nov 8, 2013 | Fort Knox -- High School Cross-Country heading to state meet
Senior Redmond Johnson had a message for his cross-country teammates before the regional meet: don’t let this be my final race. Johnson’s speech must have hit home. The Fort Knox Eagles finished third in the Region 3A meet.

Thu, Oct 3, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS grad named Youth of the Year finalist
“You can’t change the cards you were dealt (in life), you can only change the way you play them.” Profound and inspirational words from an 18-year-old young man

Thu, Oct 3, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Kingsolver recognized with national honor
Kingsolver Elementary School was recognized for its achievements when U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced it as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School.

Fri, Sep 27, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS grad named Military Youth of the Year
Student meet with President Obama The award recognizes military installation club members who have faced adversity in their lives. Allen won the state competition in May and was named the Midwest region winner in July.

Fri, Sep 20, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Knox to Host Inaugural Cross-Country Meet
Former Garrison Commander Col. Bruce Jenkins had a vision to host a quality cross-country course on post. That vision will soon become a reality.

Thu, Sep 19, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Eagles Beat Shawnee, Snap Losing Streak
“We played fast and we played hard,” Mitchell said, who finished with 82 yards on five carries. “Other people said we can’t beat them. We proved them wrong and came out on top.”

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Path to Wings
During his time as a Falcon, Garner played both defensive end and running back for the 2009 state champion FCHS football team and participated in the JROTC program.

Fri, Aug 23, 2013 | Homework Headache? Online tutoring program assists military students
“One day my mom and I were arguing about a math problem, because we both learned it different ways,” said Jane. “So she began looking up tutoring websites and came across

Thu, Aug 22, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Mahaffey Stands Against Bullies
Mahaffey Middle School was host to the anti-bullying program “Stronger than a Bully,” Friday. Organized by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization and presented by Mobile Ed Productions, the program aims to empower children when they encounter bullying.

Fri, Aug 16, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Falcon Scoreboard
Latest news and scores.

Fri, Aug 16, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- FOX Sports 1 Tunes into Campbell Life
Seven professional athletes and sports commentators along with a bus load of Fox Sports Girls got a sneak peek into the life of the 101st Airborne Division, Monday, when “Fox Sports 1” traveled to post as a part of their summer bus tour.

Thu, Aug 15, 2013 | Juniors to Lead Lady Falcons as Team Rebuilds
When Fort Campbell’s Lady Falcons take the field Aug. 22 for their season opener at Graves County, a group of juniors will be leading the team.

Tue, Aug 13, 2013 | Fort Campell -- Gridiron Goals
When Fort Campbell High School coach Shawn Berner resigned in January after 11 seasons, more than 110 wins and three state championships, he left behind some pretty big shoes to fill. Fortunately, the Falcons didn’t have to look far to fill the void

Thu, Aug 8, 2013 | Fort Campbell heads back to school
Marking the end of summer vacation, the first day of classes Monday brought returning students and new students to one of Fort Campbell’s nine schools.

Thu, Aug 8, 2013 | Lady Falcons hope to rebuild team with new talent
Winning is familiar territory for incoming coach Melyssa Moulder. The former Lady Falcon was part of the 2000-2004 volleyball program, winning districts and several tournaments during her time as a player.

Tue, Jul 16, 2013 | Four Fort Campbell High School Students receive Lend Lease Community Fund BlueStar Scholarships
Lend Lease (US) Community Fund (LLCF) is proud to announce the first-ever BlueStar Scholarships recipients for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year.

Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- FCHS, HHS track athletes earn All-State
After winning the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class 1-A State Track Championship last month, the Fort Campbell High School boys’ track team has picked up several All-State awards.

Thu, Jun 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Post rezoning four schools
In an effort to balance enrollment, Fort Campbell Schools will partially rezone attendance boundaries at four elementary schools this fall.

Thu, Jun 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Post rezoning four schools
In an effort to balance enrollment, Fort Campbell Schools will partially rezone attendance boundaries at four elementary schools this fall.

Thu, Jun 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- School Board seeks candidates for Fall
As per DoD Instruction 1342.25, the Fort Campbell Schools have an elected school board which functions in an advisory capacity to the Superintendent. Members of the board serve two-year terms with unlimited consecutive terms.

Thu, May 30, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Barsanti clowns around for Oklahoma
Following the tragic news, the PTO sprang into action. Member Monica Annel made the initial suggestion that all proceeds collected from selling field day concessions be donated via Red Cross to benefit the victims of the terrible storms

Tue, May 28, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- First Tee Drives FCHS Students Towards Success
Fort Campbell students gathered in the gymnasium Friday morning for the final day of their two-week golf unit, where Freeman has taught them the nine core values of the First Tee program:

Tue, May 28, 2013 | Fort Campbell - FCHS baseball, softball teams fall in district tourney
Fort Campbell Falcons athletes and coaches have had a tough season dealing with inexperienced players, extreme weather conditions and skilled opponents.

Thu, May 23, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- FALCONS SOAR AT STATE
The Fort Campbell Falcons boy’s track team succeeded in their drive for a championship Saturday at the Class 1-A Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Track and Field Meet at the University of Louisville.

Wed, May 22, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Falcons win 1A Kentucky track title
Paced by a pair of individual state titles from Khalil Maynard and another title from Jordan Gibbs-Francis, Fort Campbell won its third state track title in five years.

Fri, May 17, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- STEMposium showcases brainpower
Students at Fort Campbell High School are now in the second year of the STEM initiative — Science Technology, Engineering and Math — and are seeing that program grow by leaps and bounds.

Wed, May 1, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Seasoned students
“It’s kind-of nerve-wracking because we only have so much time to get everything done, when it’s got to be done."

Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | Strike supports Fort Campbell Students at Area 12 Special Olympics held at APSU’s Football Stadium
The special needs students representing Barkley Elementary School, Barsanti Elementary School, Lucas Elementary School and Fort Campbell High School, competed in a myriad of track and field events .

Fri, Apr 19, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS lifters take home national titles
There are many misconceptions about competitive weightlifting, but the young lifters at Fort Knox High School are proving many of them false.

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Lady Falcons soar at Hoptown meet; boys place third
Fort Campbell High School’s Lady Falcons soared over its rivals Saturday at the annual Hopkinsville Invitational track meet at the Stadium of Champions.

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Home News .FCHS, Clarksville students receive service recognition
I feel floored when I know I am helping somebody else instead of caring for myself all the time,” said Alexcia Moore, Teen Club volunteer and Fort Campbell High School student.

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Carbon-based classroom
Students from Barsanti made up the largest and most energetic group of volunteers Friday.

Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- FCHS students to present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
Aspiring actors and actresses within the drama department at Fort Campbell High School, will soon be surprising the community with their newest production.

Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- FCHS chef team cooks up appetite to win
Something big is cooking at Fort Campbell High School – and it’s enough to satisfy the most competitive of appetites.

Thu, Apr 4, 2013 | Fort Campbell joins Healthier US School Challenge
To improve our children’s school lunches, Fort Campbell Schools teamed up with registered dietitians at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital.

Wed, Apr 3, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- EDITORIAL: Our cheers to you from us for week
The Leaf-Chronicle salutes those who are making our community and our world a better place in which to live.

Wed, Apr 3, 2013 | Fort Knox Based Soldiers Visit Local Students for Read Across America 2013
"One fish, two fish, red fish blue fish." These lyrics won’t be found in any Army cadence but on March 27, the soldiers from the 201st Brigade Support Battalion

Wed, Apr 3, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Post bookworms observe Read Across America
“Hanging out with the children, it definitely helps you understand why it’s so important to take care of parents."

Mon, Apr 1, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS Senior Represents KY in Washington
Kayla Rowsey, a Fort Knox High School senior, was one of two students representing Kentucky among the 104 student delegates from every state, Department of Defense schools overseas and Washington, D.C.

Fri, Mar 29, 2013 | Fort Knox - High School Powerlifting Team Sets Sights on Oklahoma City
Fort Knox High School Weight Lifter After many hours of practice, the Fort Knox High School powerlifting team will make an 11 hour drive to Oklahoma City April 5 in order to participate in the Natural Athlete Strength Association National Championship.

Fri, Mar 29, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS softball complex opens
New Softball Complex at Fort Knox High School AFTER OPENING THE 2013 SEASON WITH A 22-7 victory on the road at Kentucky Country Day, the Lady Eagles returned home to open the newly renovated softball complex

Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS Junior participating in Academy Program
Will Ostlund was chosen to participate in the United States Military Academy Summer Leader Experience this summer. Ostlund was one of the 38 students nationwide chosen.

Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | Fort Campbell High School's Model United Nations brings home awards
A few months ago, I had the honor to witness our nation’s next generation of brilliant minds at work in the international affairs arena. I humbling served as a judge for a program at Fort Campbell High School (FCHS) called Model United Nations (MUN).

Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Macdonald Student Finalist for Military Child of the Year Award
DeAnna Tomlin, a Macdonald Intermediate School student, was a Top 20 finalist for the Military Child of the Year Award, which recognizes outstanding military children who demonstrate resiliency, leadership and achievement in their communities.

Thu, Mar 7, 2013 | Fort Campbell - Learning is “FUN”damental Mchaffey "Thinks Outside the Box"
On Monday, sixth, seventh and eighth graders at Mahaffey Middle were taught a new way of learning, VIP style. The traveling Mobile Ed Productions Inc. stopped by to visit the students for a 90-minute assembly.

Fri, Mar 1, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Young art: DAC art show celebrates students' visions
Dina Del Rio, 17, dreams of outer space. Her passion is for math and she plans to study aerospace engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology after graduating high school this spring. The study of art?

Thu, Feb 28, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Students Observer Heart Surgery: Testing Skills: Black History Month and more . . .
Students observe heart surgery at Jewish Hospital Fort Knox students attended a Black History Month program that featured guest speaker James Washington.

Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | Fort Knox- Spanish Club Celebrates Carnaval
On Feb. 12, Fort Knox High School’s Spanish Club, el club de Español, participated in Carnaval, the final celebration before Lent. Carnaval is typically held on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday.

Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Barsanti pitches in
30 student council and gifted resource students at Barsanti Elementary have found a common ground with teachers to help control waste in their school.

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | Let's Move -- Fort Campbell Cafeterias Initiate New Program
Schools and chefs all across the nation are coming together to take part in Michelle Obama’s Chefs Move to Schools Program, an important component of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative.

Wed, Feb 6, 2013 | Lend Lease (US) Community Fund offers new Scholarship opportunity to Fort Campbell High School Seniors
A new scholarship opportunity is being offered by Lend Lease (US) Community Fund (LLCF) to dependents of Service Members who live in a Lend Lease privatized military community and attend the installation’s DoDEA high school.

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Army STEM van visits Macdonald Intermediate School
More than 200 Macdonald Intermediate School students tested their skills in science, technology, engineering and math on the high tech display monitors of the Army STEM Van, Jan. 11.

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | Fort Knox -- High School Students Earning Microsoft Certification/AP Students Creating Ecosystems
These stories and more found in the Fort Knox Community Schools section of The Gold Standard

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Takedown Time
The Fort Campbell High School wrestling team honored their six seniors Jan. 17 during their Senior Night where they competed against Calloway County, Owensboro and White House, Tenn.

Fri, Jan 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell--Keith lists Galbreath among favorites
Written on a creased sheet of paper he had previously tucked away in his sports coat, Mike Keith read off a list of his ten favorite football players. Keith has crossed paths with some greats in his over 30 years as a sports broadcaster

Tue, Jan 15, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Memorable Finish--Hix responds after lost season to win coveted Harry Galbreath Award
When Fort Campbell was making its run to the 3A state playoff semifinals during the 2011 season, Koty Hix could only stand and watch.

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 | FCHS - With a Parent Off Again at War, a Holiday of Pride and Isolation
Signs of the season have been everywhere at Fort Campbell High School over the last couple of weeks: including thousands of parents being deployed yet again in Afghanistan.

Thu, Dec 6, 2012 | Fort Campbell - Welcome to Gnash-ville
On a Friday afternoon, very close to the end of the school day, two students sit at a long table in the otherwise empty cafeteria at Fort Campbell’s Wassom Middle School.

Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | FCHS students solving the world’s problems
“Solving the world’s problems” is usually a euphemism for sitting around and shooting the breeze, but there is a class at Fort Campbell High School that really is tackling the world’s problems in the same manner that the world does.

Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Mobile science lab visits Barsanti Elementary
When it comes to teaching science, Jason Hodge is sure of one thing. “I’m a big, big believer in the fact that if a kid enjoys what they’re doing, they’re going to learn something,” he said.

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 | Fort Campbell Schools - Thanksgiving Feast
Thankgiving Decoration Fort Campbell Schools prepared their Thanksgiving Feast Nov. 14-16. To inspire the kitchen staff to prepare an exceptional meal and to encourage workers to enhance the décor of their kitchens and serving areas

Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Lady Falcons: Standing taller, ready for action
As senior Allie Tellez prepares for her third and final season with the Fort Campbell Lady Falcons basketball team, she looks back on the many changes the team has endured over the seasons.

Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Barsanti Elementary School cleans up for recycle day
30 Student Council and Gifted Resource students from Barsanti Elementary School took part in “America Recycles Day” with the leadership of Sylvia Crawford.

Mon, Nov 19, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Mahaffey Middle School students honored
Mahaffey Middle School Academic Team Mahaffey Middle School students honored at the 11th annual Kentucky New Era / Rotary Regional Academic All-Star Team Awards and Recognition Ceremony

Mon, Nov 19, 2012 | Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations Students Place in Vanderbilt University
Three Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations (MUN) students received awards and recognition at a recent MUN Conference competition at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.

Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- ‘Full of Heart’: Martinez returns to post to promote new book
Before appearing on the world stage, J.R. Martinez served his country as a 101st Airborne Division Screaming Eagle.

Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Clipped Wings
The Falcons bid farewell to their dreams of a fourth state championship Friday night at Fryar Stadium when they lost to South Warren High School 24-7 in round two of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class 3-A Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl.

Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- FCHS wrestling team ‘loaded with talent’
Bragging 10 returning starters and nine returning seniors, the Fort Campbell High School wrestling team is a force to reckon with.

Wed, Nov 7, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Post 233 to Host Veterans Day Program
The Fort Campbell High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will present the colors, and FCHS senior Jessica Rodriguez, a member of the school choir, will sing the National Anthem.

Wed, Nov 7, 2012 | Fort Campbell 57 -- Hart County 8
Fort Campbell rolls in first playoff game.

Sat, Nov 3, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Falcons Roll in Opener
Even with a shaky start and far too many penalties and turnovers, Fort Campbell still exercised its will against Hart County in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs.

Thu, Nov 1, 2012 | Fort Knox --- Walker Students Win "State Championship"
Walker Intermediate School has won the state championship for the President’s Physical Fitness Challenge. Walker is one of three Kentucky schools to receive this award for last school year.

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | Lady Liberty raises her torch at Knox Schools
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore,” so said “Lady Liberty” when she visited students from Fort Knox’s Macdonald and Walker Intermediate schools.

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | Lucas ES 526th BSB, school team up for health challenge
Next to Lucas Elementary School, there is a large, grassy field. On Friday, that field was rigged with ropes and ramps, looking every bit like a military-style navigation course.

Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | Fort Campbell HS Historic Homecoming
This particular homecoming is more special for students, faculty and alumni alike, as Fort Campbell High School marks its 50-year anniversary

Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | Fort Knox JROTC Obstacle Course Funded
The Fort Knox Community Schools recently received $175,000 to construct a JROTC obstacle course adjacent to Bldg. 7474A, near Scott Middle School.

Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | Fort Campbell High School--Call of Duty
In most of the United States, parents can usually attend their son's local high school football games. On the military base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, that luxury can be snatched away without warning

Wed, Oct 10, 2012 | Western Kentucky Standout Lived Early Childhood in Enterprise
The whistles were blowing in the background as Antonio Andrews took a quick break from practice Tuesday afternoon for the phone interview session. “I’ve got to get back out there,” Andrews said, apologizing for having to cut the interview short

Thu, Oct 4, 2012 | Macdonald Intermediate School to Host 5k Run/Walk Nov 3
Macdonald Intermediate School’s third annual 5k run/walk will be held Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. The route starts at school, loops around the post, and finishes back at Macdonald, Bldg. 7729, 128 McCracken Street.

Thu, Oct 4, 2012 | Fort Campbell Disarms Lady Rockets
The Lady Falcons won their largest shutout victory of the season, Sept. 27, at home against Crittenden County.

Fri, Sep 28, 2012 | Fort Campbell Takes Critical Steps Toward Winning District Title
The Fort Campbell Falcons beat Paducah Tilghman 43-14 Friday night at Fryar Stadium, clinching a playoff berth with three weeks still remaining in the season.

Thu, Sep 27, 2012 | Knox Golf Teams Compete at Region
The 2012 Fort Knox golf team entered the season with lots of new faces eager to learn and eager to improve.

Wed, Sep 26, 2012 | Fort Campbell Student has sights on the Stars
Most high school seniors are not very sure about what they want to do for a career after graduation. Fort Campbell High School senior is 100-percent sure that she wants to be a space engineer.

Wed, Sep 19, 2012 | Falcons Fall to County Rival; District Games Ahead
District play begins this week in high school football and Fort Campbell is looking to get off to a good start.

Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | FCHS JROTC Raider Team Wins Big in Sports Challenge
FCHS 2012-2013 JROTC Raider Team FCHS JROTC Raider team dominated the wins at the Paducah-Tilghman High School, Sports Challenge on Saturday, September 15th, 2012 at Paducah, KY.

Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | DODEA focuses on teacher development for new school year
Students make their way to Jackson Elementary for their first day of school on post, Aug. 6. Students heading back to DoDEA schools are likely to see many improvements, including modernized classrooms, the latest technology, new course offerings, healthier school lunches and even some new academic requirements.

Thu, Mar 8, 2012 | Falcons strive for winning season
The weather is getting warmer and the days are getting longer. These are perfect conditions for the start of the Fort Campbell High School baseball season.

Thu, Mar 1, 2012 | FCHS Tennis Team Ready to Serve Up New Season
Fort Campbell’s boys and girls tennis teams are getting into the swing of things as their first matches approach March 19.

Thu, Mar 1, 2012 | 100th day, 100+ Books
by Heather Clark, Courier staff What began as a book recommendation for a Jackson Elementary fourth grade class turned into an exercise in helping and giving back to the community.

Wed, Feb 29, 2012 | Seniors guide success for FCHS wrestling team
The Fort Campbell High School wrestling program took another step forward this year, but it wouldn’t have been possible without the contributions of two seniors.

Tue, Feb 14, 2012 | Four Falcon Wrestlers Advance to State Meet
Four Fort Campbell High School wrestlers placed high enough to qualify for the state tournament over the weekend in the regionals.

Thu, Feb 9, 2012 | New Construction at Fort Campbell
Among the new facility projects in the design phase now are several new on-post schools. Fort Campbell DPW is working with DoDEA to plan the replacement of four elementary schools, two middle schools and construct an addition to Fort Campbell High School.

Fri, Oct 28, 2011 | Football Photo Gallery: Fort Campbell vs. Hopkinsville
The Falcons defeated Hopkinsville 62-0 Friday night at Fryer Stadium to give Fort Campbell's Head Coach, Shawn Berner, his 100th win.

Thu, Oct 27, 2011 | FCHS: Falcons cross country team rises above competition
The Fort Campbell girls cross country team took fifth overall in the Christian County High School cross country meet, Saturday.

Thu, Oct 20, 2011 | Fort Knox Food Service Program Encourages Healthy Choices
At Fort Knox, the 8 school cafeterias serve nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Specifically, our food service department prepares 400 breakfast and 1,300 lunch meals every school day. Providing quality school food service is a complex process.

Thu, Oct 20, 2011 | FKHS Gym To See Big Improvements
The gym is slated for a $1.1 million renovation.

Thu, Oct 20, 2011 | Oldies Radio WHVO 1480 AM broadcasting FCHS Football Games
Oldies Radio WHVO 1480 AM is now broadcasting Fort Campbell High School Football Games.

Thu, Oct 20, 2011 | FCHS Army JROTC rated Honor Unit with Distinction
Fort Campbell High School ARMY JROTC has once again achieved the highest rating possible for SY 2010-2011, as a Honor Unit with Distinction.

Thu, Oct 6, 2011 | 'Spark'ing Interest in Fire Prevention at Fort Campbell Schools
It only takes a spark to start a fire. It only takes a Sparky to start fire prevention safety.