Kentucky District News

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.

Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- All-American honors roll in for WKU's Andrews
Former Fort Campbell High School star was named a First Team All-American as an all-purpose player by SI.com as well as a Second Team all-purpose player by CBS Sports.

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 terracycle.com.

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 Tutor.com.

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
Lastest 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.

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Lettuce Eat
A few men unloading boxes of lettuce into the Marshall Elementary School cafeteria might not seem unusual.

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 Exper-ience 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 recog-nizes outstand-ing 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.

Fri, Feb 22, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Senior send-off
Fort Knox’s Valentine’s Day matchup with Portland Christian marked one of the final times senior Rashaan Allen would take the court as an Eagle.

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 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 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.