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-Glen Miller
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District News
Little Awarded KOSA Scholarship

Congratulations to Melissa Little, Integrated Arts teacher at Grant's Lick Elementary.   Mrs. Little has been awarded a full scholarship from KOSA (Kentucky Orff-Schulwerk Association) for this summer’s UK Orff Levels. This honor will allow her to complete her third and final Orff certification during a two-week program at the University of Kentucky. We are very excited for you, Mrs. Little!

Governor's Scholars Announced

Every student from Campbell County High School who submitted a Governor's Scholar application at the state level was either accepted or was named an alternate for the program.  10 students earned the right to participate in the program this summer with 2 students being named as alternates.  This is an exceptionally large number of students to be honored from one school and we are very proud of them.  Read on for the list of honorees!

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CCHS Arts Students Excel in All-State Awards

Congratulations to Kristin Pangburn, Jessica Ritzman and Maddie Fischer on their recent All-State Art Awards.  Kristin placed 1st in the state in graphic design with Maddie placing 2nd in printmaking and Jessica placing 2nd in jewelry art.  We are extremely proud of each of you!

CCS Awarded 2nd National Ranking

Campbell County High School has received a second National Ranking  with being named "One of America's Most Challenging High Schools by the Washington Post.  This recognition is based on strong Advanced Placement programs.

High schools can achieve national rankings from approximately 3 sources:

  1. Newsweek
  2. Washington Post
  3. U.S. News and World Report

As of today, CCS has achieved national rankings in 2 of the 3 areas. Keep up the great work as we pursue 3 out of 3!

Town Hall Meeting Set for April 17th

A town hall meeting to discuss a regional approach to the NKY Heroin Issue is scheduled for Thursday, April 17th, at the CCHS Auditorium from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Campbell County Drug Free Alliance, NKY Heroin Impact Response, NKY PAR, Transitions,Inc., NorthKey Community Care, Campbell County Schools Community Education, and Campbell County Schools FRYSC.

For more information, contact Kerry Hill, Assistant Superintendent at 635-2173.  Please consider joining us for this important event!  Click here for flyer.

Bankemper Selected for Curriculum Design Work

Congratulations to Camy Bankemper, 21st Century Learning Center Coordinator at Cline Elementary, on the recent selection of her curriculum materials to the "Mutt-i-grees Curriculum" through Yale University.  Bankemper's activities entitled "The Cat and the Rat", "Cat Nap Relay" and "Copy Cats' were selected to be part of a new publication entitled "Paws Down/Tails Up with Mutt-i-grees".  Bankemper was also selected as the Mutt-i-grees Teacher of the Month for April.  Great job, Camy!

Click here to check out the Mutt-i-grees website.


Tickets On Sale for Beauty and the Beast
CCHS Drama presents Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
April 25-27th
Tickets available online, in the school media center, and at the door.

FCCLA Shines at State Meeting

Congratulations to the CCHS FCCLA members who attended the  FCCLA State Meeting in Louisville on March 19th - 21st.    The CCHS students competed in STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) and placed very well. 

A special thank you goes to Brooklee Boots who put in many hours of hard work this year serving as the FCCLA VP of Membership for the entire state of Kentucky. Great job and congratulations to all!

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Ready to order your spring mulch?  Consider supporting Campbell County Athletics at the annual mulch sale to be held on Saturday, April 19th from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM at Campbell County Middle School.  Click here for more information!

Kindergarten Readiness Fair

Is your child ready for kindergarten?  Join Campbell County educators and community members for our second annual "Kindergarten Readiness Fair" to be held on Saturday, April 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Crossroads Elementary School.  Come learn what it takes to be ready for kindergarten as you visit various "readiness" stations hosted by kindergarten teachers, counselors and community members.  Click here for registration information.  We hope to see you there!

Cline Elementary Spring Fling

The Cline Elementary Spring Carnival & Silent Auction will take place on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  The auction will conclude at 1:00 pm.


Additional information about the carnival can be found in this 2014 Spring Carnival flyer.

Band of Pride Ranks Distinguished

Three CCHS BANDS  attended the state concert band assessment at Collins High School this past week and received DISTINGUISHED rankings for the first time in the 75 year tradition of the CCHS band program.This is a state required event in which each band performs prepared music for three judges and then performs a piece they have never seen before for a fourth judge.This is an incredibly rare and special accomplishment that was only possible because of the hard work and dedication of every single member of the band program. This makes CCHS one of only three high schools in the state of Kentucky with three Distinguished concert ensembles. Congratulations Band of Pride.  We are very proud of you!

Relay for Life Date Is Set
Consider joining the  "Relay For Life of Campbell County" on Friday, May 30 - Saturday, May 31 from 6PM to 6AM at Tower Park in Ft. Thomas.  Click here for more details.

Campbell Ridge Named Governor's Cup Regional Champs

Campbell Ridge Elementary is the 2014 KY Regional 23 Governor's Cup Champions for the 5th year in a row. The team is coached by Pam Manker with the assistance of Mollie Griffith.  Other coaches are Rachael Wachter and Julie Burkhardt.  Read on for individual results.  Congratulations Comets!

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CCMS Math Counts Places 6th at STATE

The CCMS  MATHCOUNTS team competed at the State MATHCOUNTS contest in Louisville on Saturday, March 22nd.   The team, consisting of 8th graders Mitchell Turner, Carly Turner, Joel Sebastian & Jaclyn Fischesser, earned the 6th place team trophy.  Nearly 170 students raced against the clock to compete individually, and in teams, solving very difficult problems with and without calculators. Great job to these mathletes!


The Pre-Ordered 10th Region Basketball Champions T-Shirts are in.  If you pre-ordered a shirt you pay (checks payable to CCHS) for and pickup your order in the Campbell County High School Camel Spirit Store.  Read on dates and times.


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Attendance for State Tournament Student Attendees

Campbell County Middle School and Campbell County High School students who attend the CCHS Boys' State Tournament Basketball Game on Wednesday evening will be permitted to arrive at school by 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, and be considered on time by meeting the following criteria:

1.  They must sign in.

2.  They must present their game ticket at sign in.

This is ONLY permissible for Middle and High School Students!

Tennis Team Fundraiser This Thursday

Make plans to support the CCHS Tennis Program by dining at Skyline in Alexandria on Thursday.  No flyer is necessary.  Thank you for your support!

Town Hall Meeting Postponed

The town hall meeting scheduled for  Tuesday, March 11th has been postponed.  Campbell County Schools is experiencing a scheduling conflict that evening due to the snow day this past Monday, and we are hoping to have a date set soon for April.  We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused; Please spread the word that it will be rescheduled.

Board Meeting Cancelled

The Campbell County Board of Education Meeting set for Monday, March 10th has been cancelled.  A special meeting has been set for Wednesday, March 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Alexandria Education Center.

Oehrle Competing At National Level for Soccer

Congratulations to CCMS student, Luke Oehrle, who is competing in the regional Soccer Shootout in Maryland this weekend representing the local chapter of the Newport Elks.  He won at the local and state (in Frankfort) levels and will be competing against kids in 6 other states.  Go Luke!   

Former Coach Honored in 10th Region Hall of Fame

Congratuations to former CCHS boys' basketball coach, Dan Sullivan on being inducted into the 10th Region Basketball Hall of Fame.  Sullivan, honored for his nine years as head basketball coach at CCHS, was nominated by current CCHS boys' basketball coach, Aric Russell.  Sullivan will be honored at the final game of the 10th Region Tournament to be held on March 11th in Mason County.  Congratulations Coach Sullivan!

Operation Preparation Mentors Needed

Interested in using your skills to support our  middle and high school students?  We are in need of mentors for our 8th and 10th graders during Operation Preparation held during  the month of March.  Click here for a full description and to register for events.  Thank you for your support!

CCHS Freshman (Mini Expo) Cancelled for Tuesday!

The CCHS Freshman Expo to be held from 3-4 today has been cancelled.  It will be rescheduled.  Information will be posted within the week.  Thank you.


CCHS Drama presents ALMOST, MAINE

CCHS Drama presents ALMOST, MAINE

On a cold, clear moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine.  As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost's residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways.  Knees are bruised.  Hearts are broken.  Love is lost, found, and confounded, in this delightful midwinter night's dream.

February 7 – 9

Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm

Sunday at 2:00pm


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Town Hall Meeting Cancelled

The town hall meeting scheduled for tonight at CCHS has been cancelled.  This important event will be rescheduled for March.

ATC Local Competition Canceled

The Campbell County Area Technology Center local competition scheduled for 1/23/14 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. has been canceled.

CCHS Tennis Fundraiser This Thursday at City BBQ

Click here for details.  Must have flyer present at time of purchase.  All proceeds go to CCHS Tennis.

Town Hall Meeting Scheduled at CCHS

A town hall meeting to discuss a regional approach to the NKY Heroin Issue is scheduled for January 23rd at the CCHS Auditorium from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The event is  sponsored by Campbell County Drug Free Alliance, NKY Heroin Impact Response, NKY PAR, Transitions,Inc., NorthKey Community Care, Campbell County Schools Community Education, and Campbell County Schools FRYSC.  For more information, contact Kerry Hill, Assistant Superintendent at 635-2173.  Click here for flyer.   


CCHS to Hold Freshman EXPO

An EXPO for all incoming freshmen will be held on Thursday, January 30th in the CCHS auditorium.  For more information, please contact Tracy Florimonte at 635-4161.  Come check out all that CCHS has to offer!

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Camel Swimmers Combine for 1st

Congratulations to our CCHS Swim teams on their accomplishments this past weekend.  At the Scott High School invitational, our girls’ team placed 3rd overall, our boys’ team place 1st overall with both teams combining for an overall 1st place.  We had numerous swimmers place in the top 6 spots for various races.  Read on for individual results...

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Brown Named Teacher of the Month

CCHS English teacher, Bridget Brown, has been named the Zimmer Motors and Classic Country 106.7 Teacher of the Month.  The contest includes all counties in Nothern Kentucky.  Ms. Brown was awarded a certificate of recognition, flowers and a $100.00 cash award for school supplies. We are very proud of you, Ms. Brown!

CCHS Wrestlers Continue to Dominate

Congratulations to the CCHS wrestling team who won the Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference (NKAC) wrestling tournament over the winter break.  Click here for individual results.  Congratulations on an job well done!

CCMS Academic Team Finishes 4th

Congratulations to our CCMS Academic Team comprised of Nate Asbury, Carly Taylor, Mitchell Tuner, Jaclyn Fischesser and Joel Sebastian on their 4th place finish out of 28 teams at the Bate Invitational Tournament held the weekend of January 11th.  Great work, Camels!

CCMS Select Band Members Perform

CCMS band members Parker Culp, Brandy Hanson, Emily Bentley, Destiny Knecht, Chance Padin, Michael Weaver, Seth Campbell and Kiana Mallery represented CCMS the weekend of January 11th at the KMEA Northern Kentucky Select Band event held at NKU.  The bands are made of the best middle school musicians in the region and we couldn't be more proud of our students!

Vaniglia and Kiddy Qualify for Robotics State

 Congratulations to Noah Vaniglia and Andrew Kiddy who received third place at the Vex Robotics Tournament held in December.  These young men placed third in the programming division ranking their team as tied for 99th out of 10,000 teams in the world. This also qualifies them for state competition.  Great job!

CCHS Academic Team Hosts Fundraiser

Have a craving for a Big Mac or a Peppermint latte?  The CCHS Academic Team are hosting a fundraiser at the Alexandria McDonalds.  They receive a portion of the sales from 5 till 8 p.m. TONIGHT, December 11th.  They are also having a bake sale.


CCHS Choir Concert is Rescheduled!

The CCHS Choir Concert originally scheduled for December 10th has been rescheduled for December 19 at 7pm. 

Advanced Tickets for State Volleyball Click here for advanced sale tickets for the state volleyball tournament. 

The Password is:    KHSAA

This would be for Friday's Session (valid throughout the day).  Single session advance tickets are $8 (plus associated online fees).  

Tickets for an individual session at the gate are $10 each.  An all-session ticket (available only at the gate) is $25.


CCHS PTSA to Host Holiday Craft Fair

CCHS PTSA Holiday Craft/Vendor Fair

Saturday, November 9th

CCHS Cafeteria 10am to 2pm

909 Camel Crossing/ Off Hwy 27

Alexandria KY 41001

Come join the fun!

Visit Reiley's Holiday Bazaar Make plans to attend Reiley Elementary's first annual holiday bazaar to be held on Friday, November 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Click here for more information.
Crossroads Students Share News About Strings Program Two Crossroads students Kahlan Kahman and Heyden Clark were featured on Channel News 5  on Saturday,  October 25 to discuss their involvement with the NKU String Program.  Great job, Kahlan and Heyden!
CCHS Class of 1998 to Hold 15 Year Reunion The CCHS Class of 1998 will hold their 15 Year Reunion on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm at DeVanna’s on the Lake.  For more info and advanced tickets visit
Celebrate Kentucky Safe Schools Week! Campbell County Schools, along with schools all over Kentucky, will celebrate Kentucky Safe Schools Week this week.  Click here for more information about this important week.  Join us in making our schools a safe place to work and learn!
Dyslexia Movie Showcased Do you have questions about dyslexia?  Click here for information regarding a special movie event entitled "Dislecksia:  A Learning Difference" to be held at 7:00 p.m. on October 17th at the Wilder City Building.  Hope to see you there!
CCMS Choir Students Receive Honors The following students have been selected by the Kentucky Chapter of the American Choral Director’s Association Honor Choir. This is a wonderful honor. Each student had to stay after school to record an audition, and students are selected by a panel of judges. These following students will travel to Bowling Green November 1-2 to participate in this awesome experience:  Courtney Blythe 8th gradeNicholas Yungbluth 7th grade, Rhianna McCormick 7th Grade and Austin Orme 7th Grade


Homecoming Game Presale Tickets On Sale Pre-sale tickets for the Campbell County vs. Simon Kenton Homecoming Football Game will be on sale at the following locations and times.  Students will be able to purchase both student and adult tickets beginning at both CCHS and CCMS.  Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for students. Read on for specific pre-sale locations and times.

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4th Annual Car Show Scheduled for September 15th

Ready for some fall fun?  Join us on Sunday, September 15 for the 4th annual Mike Castruci of Alexandria Car Show.  The show will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting the  Campbell County High School Project Graduation Event.  Click here for more details.  Hope to see you there!

Training Offered on College Affordability

College Affordability: 10 Keys to Picking the Right College!

The way students and parents choose and pay for college is broken, leaving many to face tough financial situations and Excessive Debt. College Expert Dan Bisig will share strategies every family can use to pick the Right Colleges based on what a family can afford. You will leave this workshop with a number of FREE resources and a Game Plan on how and where to do important research to find great colleges at the right price! Parents are encouraged to bring their students to this important College Workshop


Meeting will take place Monday, September 23, 2013 at  6:30 p.m. in the CCHS auditorium.  For more information, contact Jim Lynch at 635-4161.


CCHS Boys' Freshman Soccer Named Champs

The Campbell County Freshmen Soccer won the Mustang Invitational on Sunday. The team played three games over the weekend and defeated NCC, Brossart, and Pendleton County, outscoring their opponents by an impressive mark of 13 goals to one. Four players from the squad were named to the all-tournament team, Grant Perkins, Zach Kuebbing, Adam Clark, and the tournament MVP was Colten Schneider who had 3 goals and 4 assists throughout the tournament.  The Freshmen team is coached by Brian Kremer, and assisted by Deron Hitch and Ryan Reardon.

Elementary Cross Country Up and Running

Elementary Cross Country is currently holding sign ups and beginning practices.  The Lil' Camels running team introduces the sport of distance running in a fun and encouraging environment.  Runners will learn the basics of pacing, breathing and teamwork through games, practices and races against other local elementary programs.  Families can register on Tuesday or Thursday at 6:30 at Campbell Ridge Elementary before practice, or find registration forms online at  Contact information:, Amy Cole 859-630-9982 or Toni McKee 859-992-2904"


Pre-sale tickets for the Campbell County vs. Newport football game will be on sale at various locations across the district beginning on August 9th.  We encourage the purchase of pre-sale tickets for this first varsity football game to be played in the new CCHS Athletic Complex.  We are expecting a very large crowd.  Students will be able to purchase both student and adult tickets beginning August 19 at both CCHS and CCMS.  Read on for presale ticket locations and times...

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Be Aware of Potential Schedule Changes At CCMS

Please visit Infinite Campus and review your child’s schedule prior to August 14th as changes were made in the course offerings and master schedule at CCMS. These changes resulted in changes being made to student schedules. Your child’s schedule may or may not have been affected. Click here for more information or contact the CCMS staff by calling 635-6077.

CCHS Boasts 55 AP Scholars

55 students at Campbell County High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.  Click here for the full list of award recipients.  Congratulations on job well done!

CCHS Student Athletes Named Track All State Academic

Congratulations to the following CCHS student athletes who were named to the All State Academic team in Track and Field. All athletes had to have participated in the state meet (alternates included) and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in order to be considered. Great job to all!


Jake Zabonick, Will Seiter, Jennah Flairty, Abby Vandergriff, Brooke Buckler, Molly Kitchen, Angela Lauer,

Emily Orth, Kaitlyn Donaghue, Kristen Sphar, and Becca Cline


Kara Pangburn

Cline Elementary Named Partner of the Year

Congratulations to the students and staff of Cline Elementary School for being named the 2013 Head Start Partner of the Year by the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission. Great job, Cline Elementary, for your extraordinary contributions to the quality of life in Northern Kentucky!

Golf Outing Set for August 17th

The CCHS Golf Outing, sponsored by the CCHS boys' basketball program, will be held on Saturday, August 17th, at Flagg Springs Golf Course in California, Kentucky.There will be a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. For more information about the event, click here. For additional questions you may contact Jerry Gross at (859) 250-3188. Go Camels!

CRES Cafeteria Staff Honored as Top in State

Congratulations to the Campbell Ridge Elementary School Nutrition Team for receiving the 2013 Kentucky School Nutrition Association’s Manager & Team of the Year Award. This award recognizes those who have demonstrated superior performance on a continuous basis while serving children nutritious meals. The members of the Campbell Ridge Nutrition Staff include Penny Fornash, Donna Groneck, Judy Reif, Janet Painter and Manager Trish Sullivan. Congratulations on your outstanding performance!

Golf Try-outs Announced

CCHS Golf Try-outs are set for Monday, July 22nd and Thursday, July 25 at A. J. Jolly Golf Course. Tryouts start at 1:00 both days and students must have a physical prior to trying out.

CCHS Celebrates Schoening

Please join us on Monday, July 15th at 7:30 p.m. for a celebration of the life of beloved CCHS teacher, Nick Schoening. The ceremony will be held on the front lawn of Campbell County High School located at 909 Camel Crossing in Alexandria, Kentucky. Counseling services for students and staff will be provided beginning at 6:45 p.m. and lasting throughout the service in the CCHS media center. The gentle compassion, inspirational teaching and many talents of Mr. Schoening will never be forgotten!

Summer Regional Theater Showcases CCHS Drama Students

CCHS Drama invites you to attend Kincaid Regional Theatre's production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, opening July 6. This uplifting, entertaining musical is directed by Joe Bertucci, choreographed by Liz Vande Water, stage managed by Tyler Gabbard, and features CCHS Drama students and alumni in the cast. Get more info and purchase your tickets online at

Summer Food Service Program Announced

The Campbell County School Nutrition Department is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

Campbell County Middle School, 8000 Alexandria Pike, Alexandria, KY 41001

Monday thru Friday, July 15 – August 9, 2013

Breakfast 8:30 am – 9:30 am Lunch 11:20 am – 12:20 pm

Crossroads Elementary School, 475 Crossroads Blvd, Cold Spring, KY 41076

Monday thru Friday, July 15 – August 9, 2013

Breakfast 8:30 am – 9:30 am Lunch 11:20 am – 12:20 pm

Please contact Kathy Lauer at 635-2173 with questions.

Robinson Named Sportswoman of the Year

Congratulations to CCHS graduate, Taylor Robinson, for being named the Alexandria Recorder "Sportswoman of the Year". Click here to read about her outstanding career in sports. We are so proud of you, Taylor!

Class of 2013 Has Much to Celebrate

Congratulations to the Class of 2013 for the multitude of awards and recognitions that have celebrated their work both in and outside of the classroom this year. Click here for a list of their outstanding accomplishments. Best of luck to the Class of 2013!

CCMS Camp Camel Set for July 30th

Attention all incoming 6th graders!  Registration is now open for "Camp Camel" to be held from 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. on July 30th at Campbell County Middle School.  Come enjoy this one day program designed to help incoming 6th graders learn the ropes of middle school.  Click here for registration form.

8th Grader Makes All State Track and Field 2nd Team

Congratulations to 8th grader Becca Cline for making the KHSAA  3A  All-State Track and Field Second Team based on her performance at the State Meet in the 300 meter Hurdles.  Click here for more information.  Great job, Becca.  Your future looks bright!  

CCHS Student is Published Author

Congratulations to CCHS senior, Hannah Nelson, on publishing her first book, "Just One Day", this past spring.  A Governor's Scholar and tennis and varsity soccer player, Nelson published her book at just 16 years old.  Hannah's book is available for purchase through Barnes and Noble.  Click here for more to her story.  We are so proud of you, Hannah!

Camels Softball Finishes Strong

Congratulations to our CCHS Girls Softball Team who were named 37th District Champions and Regional Semi-Finalists.  We are very proud of you!

CCHS Baseball Win 10th Region Runner Up

Congratulations to our CCHS Varsity Baseball team who finished their season as district champions and 10th Region Runner Up.  The team is coached by Mr. Scott Schweitzer.  Click here for more coverage.  Great job, boys!

CCHS Track Shines at STATE

At the KHSAA Class 3A State Track Meet on the campus of the University of Louisville at Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park, both the girls and boys team sent a number of qualifiers down to compete with the best the state of Kentucky had to offer. Members of both squads turned in great performances in the last track meet of the year and a few new school records, as well as personal records were set. Click here for the overall results.  Congratulations on a job well done!

CCHS Choir Pops Concert Set for May 5th

The Campbell County High School Choir Pops Concert will be held on Sunday, May 5th beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the school auditorium.  The concert will feature music from today as well as several "blasts from the past".  For $1.00 you can purchase an ice cream sundae during intermission.  Proceeds will go to help support the choral program at CCHS with ice cream provided by Candy and Cones of Alexandria.  Come out and support the arts!

CCHS Color Guard Auditions are 4/30 and 5/2

CCHS Color Guard Auditions will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. in the CCHS Band Room.  Auditions are open to all students currently in grades 7-11.

Sports Physicals Offered on June 11th

June 11 – Sports Physicals @ 5:30 in the CCHS Gym,  $20  Click here for KHSAA Physical Form.



Summer Camp Schedule is Set

Click here for the Summer 2013 CCS Sports Camp Schedule. For additional information, please contact the CCHS Athletic Department at 448-4896.

CCHS Bowling Try-Outs Announced Boys and Girls bowling tryouts will begin Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Southern Lanes at 3:30 p.m..  Cost will be $6.00 each day of tryouts with the fee going  to Southern Lanes for lane usage.  For more information, contact Wayne Heringer at 635-4161.


Seeking Feedback on District Plan

To continue success at the local, state, and national levels, we annually revisit our district plan.  After reviewing survey results, meeting with administrators, and a district improvement planning team, the attached draft has been developed for your review.  Please send any comments/questions to:  Click here for draft.


 There is been an update to CCHS Finals Week due to Monday's snow day.  Please see adjusted schedule below:

                Wed. – Periods 2 and 6

                Thurs. – Periods 3 and 5

                Fri. – Periods 1, 4, and 7

There will be no exams given on Tuesday, Dec. 17th

Best of luck to all students as they complete their finals this week!

CCHS Academic Team Wins Regionals

The Campbell County Academic Team reigns as champion of the 9th region Governor’s Cup for the 3rd consecutive year. The Quick Recall Team of Clayton Truman, Trevor Holzschuh, Drake Boling and Colton Graham won all four matches.The Future Problem Solving Team of Kaulin Bauer, Ryan Brandenburg, Sarah Kintner and Josh Kuebbing tied for 1st Place. In written assessments, Clayton Truman took 1st Place in Science, Drake Boling took 1st in Language Arts and freshman Colton Graham won 1st in Social Studies. Clayton Truman also qualified for the state tournament by placing 2nd in Social Studies, as did Sean Field (2nd in math) and Hannah Reis (4th in Language Arts). This was the 3rd consecutive Regional crown for the academic Camels, after winning their 16th consecutive District title. The team will compete in the State Governor’s Cup Tournament March 15-17. Way to go Camels!

Grindstaff Named High School Future Civics Leader

Congratulations to CCHS freshman, Emily Grindstaff, on being named a "High School Future Civic Leader" by the Kids Voting Northern Kentucky Organization. Nominated by CCHS teacher, Geoff Besecker, Emily received her award at the annual Kids Voting Luncheon held on March 12th.  We are very excited for you Emily, and look forward to your future leadership of and service to our community!

10th Region Awards Named

Congratulations to the CCHS Boys' Basketball Team on the following awards:

2014 All Region Boys Basketball Team
Corey Holbrook - Campbell County
Deondre Jackson - Campbell County

10th Region Coach of the Year - Aric Russell

Honorable Mention All 10th Region Team: 
Matt Wilson - Campbell County

We are so very proud of each of you!

Mentors Needed for Operation Preparation

Interested in using your skills to assist middle and high school students?  CCHS and CCMS are searching for volunteer mentors for Operation Preparation held during the month of March.  Click here for full details including registration.  Thank you for supporing the students of CCS!

Three CCS Students Selected for Kentucky Junior High Choir

CCHS Freshmen, Shelby Thornsberry, and CCMS eighth graders, Rhianna McCormick and Sean Keating,  were chosen by audition from students across the state to participate in the Kentucky Junior High Chorus. They will perform in February in Louisville at the Kentucky Music Educators Conference.  Congratulations, Shelby, Rhianna and Sean!

CCHS Hall of Fame Dinner Set for 10/5

The annual CCHS Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner will be held on October 5th at the Alexandria Community Center.

Please purchase presale tickets by 9/30/2013

Make Checks Payable to:  “CCHS Athletic HOF”

Registration:  Mike Bankemper 859-992-3807 or mail to:

CCHS Hall of Fame, 909 Camel Crossing, Alexandria Ky. 41001

Click here for more information.

Reiley Beta Club Has Heart for Service

The Reiley Beta Club proved they possess “hearts of service”  by completing service projects throughout the year.  Their hard work allowed them to raise money to donate $500.00  to both  Autism Speaks and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation donation.  Autism Speaks was chosen because Katie Ruschman, parent of a Reiley student with autism  has raised money and donated numerous items to Reiley’s autism unit.  These items (5 iPads with covers, iPad keyboards, an inkjet printer, ink, Velcro, pencil weights, and thick pencils) help remove barriers for students with autism.  The students felt it was a priority to give back to this generous group by donating to their team for the recent Cincinnati Walk Now for Autism Speaks, which promotes awareness and research for autism.  The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) was selected as the other group to receive a $500 donation because one of the Beta Club members has diabetes.  She will participate in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes to help raise money for research and spread awareness for the disease.  The Beta Club felt it was imperative to show support for one of their own.  Way to go, Reiley Beta Club!

Project EXCEL Event Scheduled for April 29th

Campbell County School District is proud to offer the first ever, district-wide Project Ex C.E.L. (Experiencing, Challenging, Enriched Learning) to our 4th and 5th grade Gifted and Talented students on Monday, April 29th.  The event will take place at Cline Elementary School from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will feature various community presenters on topics such as "Chemistry Matters", "Putting Our Energy Into STEM", "Using Ratios to Build a Model", and others.  A special thanks goes to our event presenters including Kim Code/ NKU, Reeda Hart/CINSAM, Jim Procaccino/Former Science Educator, Brittany Whittemore/NKU Student and Amanda Barbour/NKU Student.

Fausz wins FILA National Wrestling Championship

Congratulations to CCHS student, Sean Fausz, who won the FILA National Wrestling Championships at 58KG this past weekend in Akron OH.  Sean outscored his opponents 84 - 5 and will represent the United States at the Cadet World Championships in Zrenjanin,Serbia August 19 - 21.  He will also spend three weeks at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado this summer. Sean leaves this week to compete in Mongolia for a week.  Congratulations Sean.  We are very proud of you!

CCHS Marching Band Festival is a Huge Success

Congratulations to the Campbell County Band of Pride for hosting an exceptional marching band festival  for the 50th consecutive year.  This year featured the first in the new athletic complex where 10 bands attended and nearly 1000 students participated.  Beechwood H.S. was named the Grand Champion for the fourth consecutive year.This year's trophy was presented by Mr. Glen Miller, Superintendent of Campbell County Schools and Mr. Joe Williams, a representative of the Kentucky Governor’s office.  Great job, Band of Pride!

CCHS Students Selected for Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble

On Monday, December 9th four CCHS students performed at the Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble (CYWE) winter concert held at the Corbett Auditorium on the campus of the University of Cincinnati.  Students from the Tri state area had to audition  to be a part of this elite ensemble. Congratulations to Jake Hearld, Emily McCord, Thearvy Long and Matt Bell on this outstanding accomplishment!

CAMEL Bookstore Hosts Holiday Sale!

The CCHS Camel Bookstore is running a holiday sale through November 26th to kick-off the holiday shopping season.  To access the shop please follow these steps:

  • Access
  • Click on “My Team” (at bottom of the web page)
  • Click “Log In Now”
  • Access Code is camels4UK


CCHS Wrestlers Win Regionals

Congratulations to our CCHS Wrestling Team for placing 1st overall in regionals this past weekend.  They will compete this coming weekend at STATE held in Lexington, Kentucky.  Click here for individual regional results.  WAY TO GO CAMELS!

CCS Robotics Headed to State

  On Saturday, March 8, 2014  over 75 students from Campbell Ridge Elementary, Crossroads Elementary, Reiley Elementary, Campbell County Middle School and Campbell County High School competed in the Campbell County RCX Regional Tournament.  Congratulations to the outstanding Campbell County School District RoboticsTeams who will represent CCS at the STLP State Championship on April 22, 2014. Read on for team results.  Keep up the great work!


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2014-15 CCHS SBDM Elections

Elections for SBDM Parent representatives and PTSA officers will both be held Tuesday, April 8th, 2014, from 6:45 am to 8:00 am and from 5:00 -7:00 pm in front of the CCHS Media Center/Library. Bios will be posted at the tables. If other places and times become available for voting, we will post on website. The results will be announced at the CCHS PTSA meeting on April 8th.

Nominations Return Deadline: Friday, March 21, 2014

Elections to be held Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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State Tournament Tickets On Sale Friday

The Camel Store at CCHS will  open during select  days/times to sell discounted  Sweet 16 tickets.  A limited supply of tickets will be made available beginning at 10am on Friday, March 14.  To purchase tickets, please enter the store at the Practice Gym entrance.  Tickets are $9 each.  For additional information, please contact the CCHS Athletic Office  by calling 448-4896.   

Presale ticket hours will include:

Friday 3/14 – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturday 3/15 – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Monday 3/17 – 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Tuesday 3/18 – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm


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Kintner Named National Merit Finalist

Congratulations to CCHS senior, Sarah Kintner for being named a National Merit Finalist. In order to be named one of the15,000 National Merit Scholarship Finalists nation wide, Sarah had to have a qualifying PSAT score and had to demonstrate a strong academic record in grades 9-12.  We are so proud of you, Sarah!

Budgeting Classes Available

Looking for ways to pinch your pennies?  Free budgeting classes will be available to any CCS family on November 21st from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Crossroads Elementary and again on December 10th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Campbell County Middle School.  Consider joining one of the these free classes which will cover everything from budgeting, banking and credit repair to saving and investing.  Call Kriste at 442-3586 to reserve your spot!

CCMS 6th Grade Academic Team Named Champions

CONGRATULATIONS to our 6th Academic Team who are the Region #20 6th Grade Showcase Champions. Our 6th graders have been competing  in composition, written tests, and quick recall. Eight middle schools from Campbell County, Bracken & Pendleton County participated in the regional schowcase and our Camels finished with over 61 points, nearly double the total of the second place Highland Bluebirds.

Click here for a list of all of the awards that our team collected.

Way to continue our legacy of academic excellence at CCMS!

Dietz Selected to Governor's Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership

Congratulations to Evelyn Dietz, parent at Campbell Ridge Elementary, who was selected to attend the Governor's Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership.  The institute, running throughout the fall semester, is designed to encourage and train parents to become more effective advocates for Kentucky's public education systems.  It also prepares them to work with other parents in their schools and communities to improve the educational outcomes for all students.  We are very proud to have Ms. Dietz be a part of this distinguished group.  Congratulations again!

Cline Elementary Raises $1,361.00 for Charity

Congratulations to Cline Elementary for raising $1,361.00 for the American Heart Association during their Jump Rope for the Heart Campaign.  Great job students and staff!  Click here for congratulatory letter.

CCHS Basketball Camp Set for June 10-13th

The Camels Boy's Basketball Camp, will be held June 10-13.  Grades  1- 4 will be held at CCHS and Grades  5- 9 will be held at CCMS.  9:00 to noon each day.  Contact Coach Russell at for more information.  Cost is 60.00.   

High School Summer Reading and Coursework

All English classes require summer reading and coursework. Click the link to view required assignments. Additionally, AP US History, AP European History, AP Studio Art: 2D Design and Drawing, French, and Spanish classes have summer coursework posted on the linked page.  Click here for more information.

Football Fundraiser is Planned

The Campell County Football Team will be hosting a Quarter Auction Fundraiser in the CCHS Cafeteria on Tuesday, April 30th.  Doors will open at 6:30 and the bidding starts at 7.   Vendors include:  Just Jewelry, Scentsy, Avon/LaSorella, Longaberger, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Monera Jewelry, Miche, Sugar & Spice Hair Bows, Tupperware, and Thirty-One   There will food, drinks and lots of baked goods.  Grab some friends, some quarters and come have a great time while supporting the football team. Click here for flyer.

For questions regarding the fundraiser, please call Tammy Crowder 859-547-7893.

Reiley Fall Festival is Fast Approaching

Reiley Elementary will hold their annual fall festival on Saturday, September 28th.  Please click here for more details.

Thank You City Barbeque!

A special thank you goes out to the Highland Heights City Barbeque for their donation of $3073.00 toward the Campbell County Schools "Helping Kids" Fund.  We welcome our new neighbors and their tremendous generosity toward our students.  Thank you very much!

Russell Named to Hall of Fame

Congratulations to CCHS basketball coach, Aric Russell who will be inducted into the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday, February 19th at the Villa Hills Civic Club.  Click here to read about all of Coach Russell's accomplishments over the years.  Congratulations Coach Russell!

Regional Championship T-Shirts On Sale For a Short Time

The Camel Store will be ordering Regional Championship shirts… be guaranteed a shirt in your size please email Mr. Florimonte your order (size and quantity) today by 3:00pm.  There will be additional shirts on sale, while supplies last, on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week (sizes limited).  Cost per shirt is $12.00

CCHS Seniors Excel at DECA State

 CCHS senior Joe Kremer  won 1st place while his classmate Joe Kidwell earned 4th place in the Sports & Entertainment Marketing Series Event at the recent Kentucky State DECA Conference.  As a result of their outstanding performance they both will be representing Campbell County High School while competing at the DECA International Competition in Atlanta, Georgia in May.  Congratulations boys, on a job well done!

Campbell County FBLA Rocks at Region 4 Conference

Campbell County FBLA traveled to NKU on Tuesday, March 11, for the Region 4 FBLA Conference. CCHS had 46 competitors and 4 chaperones. They came home with 30 trophies and also 3 regional officers...Michael Dumaine, Regional Secretary; Liz Sampson, Regional Reporter; and Kourtnie Ruber, Regional Parliamentarian. Amanda Wilson was awarded the Business Person of the Year Award, Michael Rief was named Who’s Who in Region 4 and Pam Hamons and Barb Brown were recognized as FBLA Outstanding Advisers.  Read on for individual results.

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CCHS Boys' Basketball Reign As 10th Region Champs

Congratulations to Aric Russell and the CCHS Boys' Basketball team for winning the 10th Region Boys' Basketball Championship last night against Montgomery County.  Ticket information regarding the "Road to Rupp" will be forthcoming.  Check back for updates.  GO CAMELS!

CCMS to Host "Stand for the Silent" Assembly

On Monday, December 16th, Campbell County Middle School will host a student assembly entitled "Stand for the Silent" presented by Mr. Kirk Smalley.  Smalley will educate students and staff on how to take a stand against bullying.  For more information about the program, contact Mr. Jason Smith, principal, at 635-6077.

Kintner and Watson Named National Merit Semifinalists

CCHS is proud to announce  two National Merit Semifinalists from the Class of 2014.  Sarah Kintner and Daniel Watson earned scores on the PSAT that qualify them for consideration for National Merit recognition.  Typically the “cut” for National Merit Semifinalist is  the top 16,000 scores throughout the US.  We are proud of Sarah and Danny for this accomplishment!

CCHS Students Score Big on American Mathematics Competition

In February, students at CCHS and around the state participated in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC-12A). Recently released data indicates that Jared Wittrock, CCHS senior, added another honor to his impressive list by scoring the 2nd highest score in the state of Kentucky. This is the highest individual placement by a CCHS student and only the 2nd time a CCHS student has placed this high. Jared’s score was the highest in any Northern Kentucky School. On the same test, Sean Field, CCHS sophomore, placed 21st in the state with the 2nd highest Northern Kentucky score and Nicholas Dorsey, CCHS senior had the 26th highest state score. The Campbell County team score was 4th in the state.  Congratulations to all involved!

CCHS Senior Celebrates a PERFECT Last Day

Congratulations to CCHS senior, Jordan Racke.  Jordan has achieved PERFECT ATTENDANCE for his entire school career.  This is quite an incredible accomplishment and we could not be more proud of him!

Harlem Globetrotters Share Anti-bullying Message

The Harlem Globetrotters visited Cline Elementary and Crossroads Elementary on April 16th to share their anti-bullying message.  Click here to read more about their "A, B, C's of Bullying Program".

Three CCS Schools Named "Schools of Contribution"

During the 2012-2013 school year, Crossroads Elementary, Grant’s Lick Elementary, and Reiley Elementary demonstrated a commitment to offer students the opportunity to place learning into real world settings. Students participated in high quality service learning units, studying real world issues. They planned service projects that addressed or solved a community need, students reflected upon the learning, were engaged in critical thinking and collaboration experiences to measure the outcomes upon those served as well as themselves, and demonstrated their knowledge and new skills through varied formats.  In each school, at least 70% or more of the students and 60% or more of the teachers participated in one or more meaningful service learning project this past school year.  Because of their dedication to service, each school has been named a School of Contribution through the Children, Inc.’s Service Learning Initiative! Congratulations to the staff and students at all three elementary schools!

Thank You Wal-Mart!

A special thank you to Wal-Mart of Alexandria for awarding our Family Resource and Youth Service Centers a $2,500.00 grant to go toward purchasing winter coats for children in need.  Your generosity will go a long way in warming the hearts and bodies of the students of CCS!

CCHS Spanish Honor Society Shines at State Conference.

Congratulations to National Spanish Honor Society State Conference attendees Rebecca Cuti, Bailey Wert, Olivia Werrman, Anna Johnson, Jay Young, Kaitlyn Weyman, Lacee Crail, Erica Henry, Hayden Hiller, Brooklee Boots, Michael Dumaine and Amber Hohlzschuh on an incredible showing.

 Brooklee Boots earned a scholarship presented by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Amber Hohlzschuh won the State Officer General position, and Michael Dumaine will be the 2014-15 SHH Kentucky State President. Due to the hard work and character of these young people, CCHS will have the great honor of hosting  next year's conference where an estimated 300 students will immerse themselves in the Spanish culture and language.  Great job, Camels! 

CCS Named Top Employer

Congratulations to Campbell County School District for being named one of the "Top 25 Employers" in Northern Kentucky by the Cincinnati Business Courier Journal.  With 700+ outstanding employees, we have much to celebrate!

Garcia Named Overtures Finalist

Congratulations to CCHS student, Ally Garcia, on  being named one of four dance finalists in the Overtures Awards competition.  The Overture Awards is a program that recognizes, encourages and rewards excellence in the arts among Tri-state students in grades 9-12. The Overture Awards Scholarship Competition is the area’s largest solo arts competition and offers scholarships in six artistic disciplines: creative writing, dance, instrumental music, theater, visual art, and vocal music. Great job, Ally and best of luck at finals!

Campbell County Percussion Ensemble Places Third

Students from CCMS and CCHS attended the Winter Guard International Regional competition the weekend of March 8th and placed third in their class.  This is the first time CCS students have competed in competition at this level in several years, and this puts us in good company with some of the best scholastic music programs in the country.  This group will be attending the WGI World Championships in April.  Best of luck.  We are very proud of you!

Fausz Signs With N.C. State

Congratulations to CCHS wrestling star, Sean Fausz, for signing a letter of intent to wrestle with North Carolina State University in the fall.  We wish Sean the best as he continues to achieve both athletically and academically!

Service Learning is Alive at CCS

The students and staff at Grant’s Lick Elementary have formed a strong friendship and service-learning partnership with Mr. Jean-Robert Cadet, a former child slave (restavek) from Haiti. Mr. Cadet has published books about his trials as a child and now works to end child slavery in Haiti. When he is in town, he often visits GLE and meets with the 5th graders. During this visit, 6th grader Leah Wooten presented Mr. Cadet with a check for over $200 towards his cause. Last year, Leah made and sold snowmen as a service-learning project. Leah’s donation will be used to purchase shoes for children in Haiti.  We are very proud of Leah and all of the many students who take part in service learning across our district.

Rice Playing in the All State Team Showcase
Congratulations to girls varsity soccer player Brandi Rice for making Honorable Mention All State!  She will be playing in the All State Team Showcase game in Lexington on November 16th.


Campbell Ridge Parent Receives Surprise Graduation

Click here for the heartwarming story of how CRES helped to make a mom's graduation one she will never forget!

Students Enjoy First Year Aviation Course

During the 2012-13, several students enrolled in the  new  aviation courses offered at CCHS.  Students studied aviation during  their first semester, and then received the opportunity to apply what they learned during their second semester of the class.  The students had to research, design, build a wing, and then fly their aircraft.  As the students complete the program and  career path by the time the reach their  senior year, they will be able to receive 3-9 hours of dual credit from one of the following colleges: Morehead state University, Emery Riddle University, Eastern Kentucky University, and Jefferson Community College and University of Kentucky.  Click here for pictures of the recent Kentucky Wing Design Competition where our aviation students competed.  Congratulations to all!

Alumni Cheerleading Event Announced!

Miss your old cheerleading days?  Here's your chance to relive those happy memories!  CCHS will be hosting a Cheer Alumni Reunion on Oct. 4th, 2013 at the 7:00 p.m. varsity football game.

If interested please contact Olivia Schultz at NO LATER than 9/23.

There will be a $7 T-shirt fee.

Practice times (optional): 9/23 & 9/30 from 8:00pm-9:00pm @ CCHS Small Gym


CCHS Drama Presents.... CCHS Drama presents THE RUBY SUNRISE: a play about the phenomenon of television


November 7 – 10


Thursday & Saturday 7:30pm

Sunday 2:00pm


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Camel Bowlers Strike it Big

Congratulations to the CCHS Bowling teams.  The Lady Camels won the Colt Classic this past Saturday in Danville, Kentucky.  Erica Hickman, Erica Biddle, and Allison McGlasson made the All-Tournament Team.  The Camel boys' team finished second in the boys' division.  Jake Harris and Tyler Widmeyer made the All-Tournament Team.  Way to go!

Representative Fischer Visits CRES

Representative Joe Fischer visited CRES on Tuesday to share with students the democratic processes of our state and national government. Students went through a mini mock session of passing a bill to understand how the different branches of government are involved.  Representative Fischer took the democratic process to the national level and helped students apply their knowledge of the state legislature process to what happens at the national level. He also urged his young constituents to use  his e-mail address and shared other ways to contact him in the event he could work for them to make their region a safer and better place.  Thanks for a great visit, Representative Fischer!

"Go Cards" Sold at Discounted Price

The CCMS and CRES PTO groups will be selling their community discount "Go Cards" for $5.00.  If interested, please contact Christy Eby at  christy_eby@yahoo.comClick here to view the card.

Cline 2nd Grader Finishes Well at Regional Spelling Bee

Cline student, Nicolas Schnelle, participated in the Regional I Spelling Bee competition on February 22, 2014, at the School of Creative and Performing Arts.   Nicolas was the Cline School Champion and is only a  2nd grader.  He finished in 26th place in the Regional completion.   Attached is a picture of Nicolas and one taken on stage at the School of Performing Arts.   Congratulations, Nicolas!

Campbell Ridge Elementary Are Nine-time District 68 Governor's Cup Champions

Campbell Ridge Elementary were named the  KY Dist. 88 Governor's Cup Champions for the 9th time on March 1st . They will compete at regionals on March 22nd at Woodfill Elementary.  Best of luck, Comets.  We are very proud of you!  Read on for awards.

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CCHS Students Experience Homelessness with Shantytown Project

Various students at CCHS took part in  a service-learning project meant to raise homeless awareness among student participants and those in the school.  A group of students slepts overnight on  the campus of Campbell County High School in cardboard boxes. The students were only allowed the clothes on their back and one blanket. Click here for a video depicting this important event. 

Grant's Lick 5th Graders Celebrate Veterans

The 5th graders of Grant's Lick Elementary  celebrated Veteran’s Day with honored veterans as their guests complete with breakfast and a special program.  A huge thanks goes out to Marc Barone of Woodman of the World, for his donation of the breakfast meal!  Thank you veterans! 

CCS: Where EVERY School Day Counts!

Campbell County School District is joining other school districts across the nation to recognize September as "Attendance Awareness Month".  Activities are planned at each school throughout the district to drive home the importance of students being in school every day.  For more information about the importance of good attendance click here or contact your school.  Let's make this school year the best attendance year EVER!

Good Luck to Schultz and Spradlin!
Seniors Josh Schultz and Luke Spradlin qualified for the 2013 KHSAA Boys State Tennis Tournament. They are the first Campbell County players to qualify for the state tennis tournament since 1991. They will travel to Lexington to compete on TODAY(5/16) at the Shillito Park Tennis Complex.  These are the first from CCHS to qualify since 1991!

You can keep up with their progress by checking out the state tournament bracket, provided by KHSAA.  GOOD LUCK JOSH AND LUKE!

CRES Recognized for Mystery Chef Program

Campbell Ridge Elementary School was spotlighted in the most recent Kentucky School Board Association publication "The Kentucky School Advocate" for their "Food with Positive 'Tude" Initiative.  Click here for a copy of the article!

CCHS Athletes Headed to State Track and Field

Best of luck to our CCHS student athletes who will compete at theTrack and Field State Meet held at the University of Louisville on Saturday, May 18th.    Click here for a list of our Student/Athletes who have qualified for the State Meet and the events they will be entered in for this weekend.  Go CAMELS!

Little Named Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to CCHS Band Director, Nick Little, who was selected by the music teachers of the KY Music Educators Association as the District 6 High School Teacher of the Year.  Nick will now be placed a state-wide ballot for KY High School Teacher of the Year at the annual KMEA state conference in February.  Congratulations Mr. Little, we are extremely proud of you.

Campbell Ridge Named #1 Kentucky Elementary School in Mail for Troops Campaign

Congratulations to Campbell Ridge Elementary for being named the #1 Elementary School in Kentucky for the Christmas 2012 Mail for Troops Campaign.  The school campaign, led by teacher, Stacey Arnold, was run in collaboration with VFW Auxiliary Campbell County Post 3205.  Congratulations to our CRES students and staff!

Seeking Nominations for CCHS Athletic Hall of Fame

Nominations are being sought for the CCHS Athletics Hall of Fame.  Nominations are due April 1st.  Click here for nomination form.

Sallee Places 2nd in Shakespeare Competition

Congratulations to Katherine Sallee on winning 2nd place in Cincinnati’s Shakespeare Competition.  Katherine performed a Shakespearean monologue and sonnet in a competition with high school students from the Greater Cincinnati area.  We are very proud of you, Katherine!

CCMS Thanks Veterans

Campbell County Middle School students and staff honored area veterans on November 11th with both a morning and evening program.  In addition, veterans were treated to a special breakfast at the school prior to receiving special recognition at the morning assembly.  Thank you veterans!

Reiley Students Honored for PTA Reflections

Congratulations to the  PTA Reflections Program winners from Reiley Elementary.  The following students will be advancing to state level competition:  Kaleb Rath- winner film production, Luke Bertsch- winner visual arts, and Arabella Bertucci- winner dance choreography.  The 14th District Reflections Celebration will be held on Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Campbell County High School. Congratulations to Kaleb, Luke and Arabella!



It's that time of year!  Students in grades 3-11 will begin Kentucky state testing the week of May 13th.  Make sure students eat a healthy breakfast and get plenty of rest.  At Campbell County School District we pride ourselves on academic excellence.  Good luck to all of our students and staff.  It's time to "show what you know"!  Contact your school for specific testing schedules.

CCMS Summer Reading Program is Announced

We are asking that all CCMS students read a minimum of one novel or book this summer that is at the appropriate reading level of that student. Your student’s English-Language Arts teacher has already provided the necessary materials for student to begin this fantastic opportunity, but we are also providing these documents to you electronically via the links below. Please feel free to contact any member of the CCMS ELA department for further questions (Note: summer break starts May 29 for CCMS faculty and the checking of school email may be sporadic).

Parent Letter

Suggested Book List

Summer Reading Log


Summer Sports Camp Schedule Is Set

Click here for the Summer 2013 CCS Sports Camp Schedule.  For additional information, please contact the CCHS Athletic Department at 448-4896.

Manker Recognized By KAAC Hall of Fame

Congratulations to CCHS teacher, Donn Manker, for being named to the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition (KAAC) Hall of Fame.  Manker will be recognized for this coveted honor at a special luncheon held in Louisville on September 13.  Five other coaches and/or players will be recognized throughout the state, as well.  Manker is in his 17th year as head coach of the Campbell County High School Academic Team and this year marks his 42nd year as a CCHS math teacher.  Way to go, Mr. Manker.  We are very proud of you!

Tech Student Association Are Region Stand Outs

Congratulations to CCHS's Engineering Technology Students and Technology Student Association (TSA). They competed at Eastern Kentucky University and brought home Fourteen regional awards including Four1st places, Three 2nd places, and Six 3rd places. They earned more awards than any high school at regionals.Congratulations to these students on representing our district with outstanding CAMEL PRIDE!  Read on for individual results.

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Cline Elementary Places 1st At Governor's Cup

Congratulations to Cline Elementary for finishing  1st overall in the District Governor's Cup Competition held on March 1st.  In addition, Cline Elementary was  awarded the Hume Sportsmanship Award.  Read on for a list of individual winners. Good luck to all Regional Governor’s Cup participants on March 22!

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CCHS Drama Season Tickets Made Available

Season Tickets are now available for CCHS Drama's 2013-2014 Season!

Click here for brochure, check out our website, and like us on Facebook!

We appreciate your support!

CCHS Engineering Technology and TSA Win State Recognition

Congratulations to CCHS’s Engineering Technology Students and Technology Student Association (TSA). Twenty students brought home state awards. They competed at Louisville Kentucky and brought home 10 state awards including three 1st place awards, three 2nd place awards, two 3rd place awards, and two 4th place awards.  Click here for a full list of winners. We are so very proud of each and every one of you!

Grant's Lick Greenhouse Sale Opens Friday

The GLE after-school greenhouse club will be kick off their plant sale beginning from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 3. The sale will continue Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The sale will feature Petunias, Portucala, Geraniums, Zinnia, Marigolds, Coleus, hanging baskets, peppers, and tomatoes.  Get your plants early and enjoy them all summer! 





Campbell County High School Receives National Recognition

 Newsweek Magazine produced its top 2000 public high schools in the nation and Campbell County High School has made the cut!  Achieving a national ranking in the top 2000 of some 27,000 public high schools is quite remarkable and something that other schools only dream about.

The rankings are based on the following criteria:

  • Four-year, on-time graduation rate (25 percent)
  • Percent of 2011 graduates who were accepted to college (25 percent)
  • Advanced Placement tests per student (25 percent)
  • Average SAT and/or ACT score (10 percent)
  • Average Advanced Placement exam score (10 percent)
  • Percent of students enrolled in at least one Advanced Placement course (5 percent)

Click here for more on this exciting recognition!  Congratulations on a job well done!




CCHS Cross Country State Bound In the Boys AAA regional meet this weekend, Mark Chaplin went out strong and finished in 4th place overall.  Joey McGrath took off with a hard start and held on to stay in the upper part of the race.  With Kevin Lackey, Jared Neiser, Peter Glenn, Ian Franzen, and Andrew Kiddy rounding out the Camels and leading to a 4th place finish in the region.  This ensures a qualifying spot for the team at the State meet next Saturday in Lexington.

In the girls race, Jennah Flairty adjusted her strategy this week and went out with great determination, which brought her to a 5th place finish and qualifying individually for the State meet.

Best of luck at STATE this weekend!   The boys race is at 1:30 and the girls at 2:15 at the Kentucky Horse Park.  Tickets are $10.

CCHS JV Academic Team Shines

The Campbell County JV Academic  Team made a tremendous showing at the JV Challenge Tournament held at Highlands High School this past weekend. Overall, the team won  the championship of the 10th region tournament, compiling 86.5 points, the 4th highest total in the state. In Quick Recall, CCHS won 1st Place, beating Highlands 42-13 and 35-25. The starting team consisted of captain Hannah Reis, Colton Graham, Hayden Hiller and Kevin Korth. In math written assessment, Kevin Korth and Jacob Newberry placed 1st and 2nd respectively, with Hayden Hiller placing 5th. Colton Graham placed 2nd in science, with one of the top 15 scores in the state. Colton Graham was also 1st in social studies, with Seth Mains placing 3rd. Hannah Reis was the champion in language arts, placing in the top ten statewide, and arts & humanities was a clean sweep for CCHS, with Hayden Hiller, Hannah Reis  and Samson Zacate taking 1st-3rd respectively. Emily Coffey was the composition champion, with Nolan Padin 3rd and Karli Kellinghaus 5th. Congratulations to this outstanding team!

Holiday Craft Fair Scheduled for 11/16 The CCMS Cheer Competition Squad will be hosting a holiday craft fair on November 16th from 10-2 at the Alexandria Education Center.  For booth rental, please contact Tammy Godby at tgody08@twc.comClick here for more information.
Caldwell Receives Appointment By Governor

Gov. Steve Beshear recently appointed several educators to the State Council for Community Education.  Stephanie R. Caldwell, the director of school nutrition services for the Campbell County school district, has been appointed to represent community education Region 6. Her appointment replaces Ed Massey.  Congratulations Mrs. Caldwell.  We are certain you will represent our region well!

Kintner and Neltner Selected for Senior High All-State Choir Congratulations to CCHS senior choir students Sarah Kintner and Mason Neltner who have been selected to the Senior High All-State Choir this year.  This is the second time Sarah has been selected and the first time for Mason.  Both students worked extremely hard to prepare for the audition and we are extremely proud of them!
Popular Chef Visits Campbell Ridge Elementary

Professional chef, Jim Whaley, from Jefferson County Public Schools visited Campbell Ridge Elementary on Wednesday.  Whaley’s visit was prompted by Campbell Ridge fourth-grader Taylor Fry winning the 2012 Kentucky Farm to School Art Contest. Fry's inspiration for the winning poster showed how the milk she drinks makes it from the farm to school.  Click here for the full story!

Hedger and Ramundo Shine at Science Fair

Congratulations to Crossroads student, Sophia Ramundo, for placing 2nd at the Regional Science Fair at NKU on Saturday, February 22nd. Paige Hedger, also a Crossroads student, placed third in Chemistry and won a $100 Barnes and Noble gift card for combining Math with Chemistry.  Way to go, girls!

Crossroads Students Perform Well At District Governor's Cup

The following students placed at the District Governor’s Cup on Saturday, March 1st:  James Kintner – 3rd Social Studies, Josh Kiefer – 5th Composition, Paige Hedger 4th Language Arts Assessment, Gracie Songer 1st Arts and Humanities and Joe Bradtmueller – 2nd Arts and Humanities  Great job Coyotes!




CCHS Drama Students Enjoy Multiple Nominations

CCHS Drama's fall production of LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL received 15 Cappies nominations, including a nomination for BEST MUSICAL!

Out of 20 schools in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area, our students were nominated for:
SOUND (Allison Jones)
MAKEUP (Sara Cornetet, Stephanie Dean, Danielle Gannon)
PROPS (Abbi Wells)
STAGE CREW (Morgan Becker)
ORCHESTRA (The Little Women Orchestra)
ENSEMBLE (The March Sisters)
MALE VOCALIST (Tanner Daniels)
COMIC ACTRESS (Brittany Nagel)
LEAD ACTRESS (Christina Tully)
LEAD ACTOR (Kyle Angel)
SONG ("Some Things Are Meant to Be")
MUSICAL (the entire cast, crew, and orchestra)

The awards will be presented at the Cappies Gala, held at the Aronoff Center on May 25.

34 CCMS 7th Graders Chosen for DUKE Program

34 students from Campbell County Middle School were chosen to participate in the 2013 Duke University 7th Grade Talent Identification Program.   These students scored at or above the national average of recent high school graduates on at least one part of the ACT.  Each of them have been invited to attend a state recognition ceremony at Western Kentucky University on May 24th.   One of these students, Jaclyn Fischesser, scored a composite of a 28 on the ACT.  Jaclyn scored at or better than 90% of recent high school graduates who tested on at least one part of the ACT.  Along with the state ceremony, Jaclyn has been invited to attend a Grand Recognition Ceremony at Duke University on May 20th.  Click here for a full list of students.  Great job to all of those selected!

Camel Athletic Boosters Seek Members

Interested in supporting the student-athletes of CCHS? The Camel Athletic Boosters are currently running their 2013-14 membership drive. Click here for more information and consider joining CAB today! GO CAMELS!



Congratulations Lady Camels Volleyball - STATE HERE WE COME! Congratulations to our Lady Camel Volleyball team who won the 10th Region Thursday evening and will advance to the state tournament.  Team members include:  Haley Cundiff, Hannah Graff, Grace Isaacs, Jordan Ronnebaum, Alicia Russel, Taylor Kennedy, Dixie Schultz, Carson Gray, Kirby Seiter, Kaelynn Webb, Danielle Orick, Ryan Smith, Emily Rich and Kourtnie Ruber.  The Lady Camels are coached by head coach, Kim Nemcek and assistant coach, Jenn Woods.  Great job, ladies!   
Hermes Wins Equitation Event Congratulations to CCHS junior, Alex Hermes, on winning first place in the Junior Varsity Equitation events held at recent area shows.  Alex is a member of the Double HH Cooper multi-school equestrian program with the Interscholastic Equestrian Association.  Her competitions follow collegiate equestrian format and are open to all middle and high school students.  For more information about the IEA, contact Lynlee Foster at (859) 240-1238.  Great job, Alex!
FFA Chapter Is Rated GOLD

For the second year in a row the Campbell County FFA Chapter has been rated GOLD!  Seventy nine local FFA chapters will be honored at the 84th Annual State FFA convention in Lexington.  The chapter will be honored for their outstanding accomplishments in their program of activities during the 2012-2013 school year.  Each Gold, Silver, and Bronze Emblem chapter will receive a special plaque sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Congratulations!



Resources for Kindergarten Readiness

Wondering if your child is ready for kindergarten?  Click here for a multitude of resources!  For more information, contact Myssi Turner at 635-2173.

CCHS Varsity Cheerleaders Place 1st

Congratulations to the Campbell County High School Varsity Cheerleaders who placed First in the Game Time Category at the 2014 NKCCA Competition held on March 1st. We are very proud of you!

CCHS Wrestlers Are State Runners Up

For a second straight year the Camels took home the second place trophy at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Tournament.  Read on for individual results.  WAY TO GO, CAMELS!

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CCHS Boasts 6 National Merit Scholars!

Six  CCHS students have been named 2014 National Merit Scholars, an esteemed designation related to the student’s score on the PSAT.  Each of the six students earned a 203 or above, placing them among the top 50,000 in the US who took the test.  They will apply for National Merit Semifinalist status in the fall.  16,000 are selected for that honor, with others receiving "Commended Student" status.  Only semifinalists will compete for scholarships.

Congratulations to the following students:

Andrew Jensen

Sarah Kintner

Mason Neltner

Clayton Truman

Daniel Watson

Hannah Weber

THANK YOU St. Luke Lutheran Church

A special thank you goes out to Karen Bradshaw and the members of St. Luke Lutheran Church of Cold Spring for their donation of $271.00 donation to the Campbell County School District "Helping Kids Fund".  This donation fund helps to support programming for our district Family Resource and Youth Service Centers.  Thank you St. Luke's for your generosity toward the students of Campbell County School District.

Perkins to Compete in National Special Olympics

Ariana Perkins, a fifth grader at Campbell Ridge Elementary School in Alexandria, KY, will be competing in the National Special Olympics Games Competition on May 4th and 5th in Marietta, GA. The annual national event will host over 120 athletes from all over the United States, as well as Canada and will feature competition in both artistic and rhythmic gymnastics.  Among the events Arian will be competing in for artistic gymnastics are the floor routine, vault, bars, and beam. She will also be competing in rhythmic gymnastics, a sport that combines elements of ballet, gymnastics, dance, and apparatus manipulation.  Events in this discipline will include routines using a rope, hoop, ball, and ribbon. Ariana previously competed in the Special Olympics State Artistic Games, bringing home gold medals in floor routine, bars, and all around, along with silver medals in vault and beam.  Best of luck to Ariana.  We are very proud of you!

Campbell County Day Treatment Hosting Holiday Drive Please help out our friends at “Our Daily Bread” by donating canned fruits and vegetables, toilet paper, paper towels, and napkins. Donations can be brought to Campbell County Day Treatment’s office at 51 Orchard Lane, Alexandria, KY beginning today through December 4th.   If you have any questions, please call 859-635-9113
CCMS Math Counts Team Are NKY Champions

CONGRATULATIONS to our CCMS Math Counts Team who are the Northern Kentucky Chapter CHAMPIONS!  Our team competed against 13 middle schools from Northern Kentucky and over 135 participants.  Our CCMS team of Mitchell Turner, Carly Taylor, Jaclyn Fischesser & Joel Sebastian reigned supreme after 2 hours of intense math problem solving.  This team will now represent the NKY Chapter at the Math Counts State Tournament in Louisville in March.  Read on for individual results.   WAY TO GO, CAMELS!

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Chemistry Students "Show Their Stuff" Selected students from Linda Weber’s Chemistry class presented to teachers from various districts in Northern Kentucky during a Project NEED energy workshop held in Covington, KY.  Students also participated in some of the activities alongside the teachers.  This is just another example of our “Camel Pride” being demonstrated throughout our community!
CCHS Choir Concert

The CCHS choir concert has been rescheduled for Monday evening, March 24th.  This is a change from the March 4 date due to inclimate weather.  The choir concert will be held in the CCHS Auditorium at 7pm.

GLE Recognized for Service Learning Work

The National Center for Learning and Citizenship (NCLC) at the Education Commission of the States (ECS) just released a series of case studies that examines the link between service-learning and the Common Core State Standards (download the PDF).

NCLC staff visited four diverse sites—from urban Chicago to rural Kentucky—in an effort to determine whether and how high-quality service-learning is utilized as a teaching strategy for implementation of the Common Core. The report includes recommendations for the types of supports teachers and administrators need to effectively implement the Common Core using service-learning, which is strategy that is proven to foster student development of the deeper learning emphasized by the Common Core. Congratulations to Grant's Lick Elementary for being cited as one of the four sites recognized for high quality service learning!  CARDINAL PRIDE!

ACT Boot Camp Available

Check out the ACT Boot Camp options that prepare students for the June 8th ACT®.

Option One: WEEKEND WARRIOR – Newport, KY

Four Total Sessions:

Saturday, 5/18: 9AM – 4:30PM

Sunday, 5/19: 9AM – 4:30PM

Saturday, 6/1: 9AM – 4:30PM

Sunday, 6/2: 9AM – 4:30PM

Option Two: 5-DAY INTENSIVE – Florence, KY or Newport, KY

Five Total Sessions:

Monday, 6/3: 9AM – 3:30PM

Tuesday, 6/4: 9AM – 3:30PM

Wednesday, 6/5: 9AM – 3:30PM

Thursday, 6/6: 9AM – 3:30PM

Friday, 6/7: 9AM – 3:30PM

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Kindergarten Registration Is Set

Is someone special to you ready to become the newest member of our CCS family?  Please share our Kindergarten Registration information with them.  Click here for dates and additional information.  We look forward to welcoming the Class of 2027!


What's Happening in Campbell County Schools?

Click here to check out the latest on the great things happening in Campbell County Schools!

Eight CCHS Students Named Governor's Scholars

The following students were named Governor's Scholars and will attend the 2013 summer program:  Brooklee Boots, Sidney Boots, Sarah Kintner, Hannah Nelson, Nicole Robertson, Clayton Truman, Hannah Weber and Kaitlyn Weyman.  Mason Neltner was named an alternate. 

The Governor's Scholars Program strives to enhance Kentucky's next generation of civic and economic leaders. Established in 1983, the program provides academic and personal growth through the balance of a strong liberal arts program with a full co-curricular and residential life experience. Students must complete an application and compete with others from across the state. Those selected attend the program free of charge.  We are so very proud of these exceptional young men and women!

Infinite Campus Change for Middle and High School

In order to enhance parent communication regarding missing and/or failing student assignments, notifications will now be sent out on Monday afternoons.  This will allow students and/or parents the opportunity to follow up with teachers the following school day.  Notifications will no longer be sent out on Fridays.  If you have any questions, please contact your school's office by calling 635-6077 (CCMS) or 635-4161 (CCHS).  Thank you!

CCHS Ranks #2 in Northern Kentucky on SAT Scores The high academic achievement continues in Campbell County! Campbell County High School scored #2, just behind Highlands High School, on SAT test scores.  Click here for more information.  Congratulations CCS students and staff!
Campbell County School District is one of four school districts in the state of Kentucky and one of two school districts in Northern Kentucky to receive Kentucky's highest assessment classification "Distinguished - Progressing". Additionally, Campbell is the only county school system in the state to achieve this highest classification for state assessments.

Based on percentile rankings, school districts are categorized as Distinguished, Proficient, or Needs Improvement. With an overall score in the 93rd Percentile, the Campbell County School District is one of the top performing school districts in the state and ranks 4th in Northern Kentucky school districts just behind Beechwood, Fort Thomas and Walton Verona.  Click here to visit our school and district report cards.  It is a great time to be a part of Campbell County Schools!

CCS Celebrates Historical Moment

On August 23, 2013, the students, staff and community of Campbell County Schools, in partnership with the Campbell County Board of Education and Superintendent Glen A. Miller, dedicated two new state-of-the-art facilities including the Campbell County Area Technology Center and the Campbell County High School Athletic Complex.  Click here for pictures of this historical milestone in CCS history.

Online Cafeteria Payment Option Announced

New Food Service Point of Sale and Online Program for all CCS Cafeterias will begin August 14, 2013. The Infinite Campus Parent Portal will provide you with online access to your student’s food service account activities and also the ability to make online payments.  The old online payment system, Meal Pay Plus was closed out May 25, 2013 and we apologize for the electronic reminders that you may have received recently from Meal Pay Plus.  All account balances have been transferred to the new program.  Please contact Kathy Lauer or Stephanie Caldwell at 859-635-2173 with any questions.