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PTHS Girls Basketball Is District Tournament Runner-Up
The Lady Tornado finished the District 2 Tournament as runner-up, losing to McCracken County in the district championship game. They will advance to the Region 1 tournament, which will be held February 28 - March 5 at Murray State University.
 
Congratulations to Eleese Anderson, Destiny Thomas, Tamia Gaines, and Bran Milliken, who were named to the all tournament team. 
 
 
 
 
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Paducah board has work session for Innovation Hub
Paducah board has work session for Innovation Hub
by David B. Snow
The Paducah Sun
February 20, 2018
Used with permission.
 
Members of the Paducah Independent School District held a work session Monday in which they heard updates for the proposed Innovation Hub, a facility to help more students better prepare for the working world.

The work session took place at the district office prior to the school board meeting.
 
D. Robert Deal, the president of JRA Architects of Lexington, presented a plan for the two-story building, with plans to connect it to Paducah Tilghman High School at the auxiliary gym. The building is planned to be about 96,000 square feet and will replace the Paducah Area Technical Center. Classrooms will include carpentry, welding, auto body and auto tech areas, but added to the building will be engineering, health science, art and pottery, information technology and computer-aided design (CAD) classrooms along with a robotics lab.
 
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Paducah Middle’s Paige Kight Captures Second At Kentucky Lake Chapter MATHCOUNTS Competition
Paducah Middle’s Paige Kight Captures Second At Kentucky Lake Chapter MATHCOUNTS Competition
Paducah Middle School 8th grader Paige Kight earned the 2nd place trophy in the individual competition category at the Kentucky Lake Chapter MATHCOUNTS contest at West Kentucky Community and Technical College on February 17.

Kight’s win earns her a berth at the MATHCOUNTS state competition in Lexington in March.

Middle school students from Calloway County Middle School, Heath Middle School, Lone Oak Middle School, Paducah Middle School, and Reidland Middle School competed at the day-long event. The national MATHCOUNTS program, created in 1983, encourages mathematics achievement through a series of engaging “bee” style contests.

Kight is the daughter of Kelly and Robert Kight.
 
PATC Carpentry Students Advance to State Skills USA Competition
Three Paducah Area Technical Center students, including two students from PTHS, will compete in carpentry at the state level SkillsUSA competition after qualifying at the regional SkillsUSA carpentry competition. The competition was held on February 17 at the Julian Carroll Convention Center.
 
The regional winners among those with one year in the carpentry program are Michael Sanders of Paducah Tilghman High School, Paducah Area Technical Center, first place; Tanner Jones of Paducah Tilghman High School, Paducah Area Technical Center, second place; and Nick Weatherford of Graves County High School, Paducah Area Technical School, third place. Sanders and Jones qualified for the state competition.
 
 
 
 
PTHS Mock Trial Team Advances to State
PTHS Mock Trial Team Advances to State
The PTHS Mock Trial team was 8th out of 19 teams in the Regional Tournament last weekend and advances to the State Competition on March 2-4. 
 
Ella Bailey was named Best Witness, and Kate Rogers was named Best Attorney for PTHS at the Regional Tournament.
 
Members of the team are seniors Ella Bailey, Hanna Fischer, Peyton Ford, Kennedy Hodge, and Anna Grace McGee.  Junior members of the team include Chloe Bilak, Lance Butler, Addie Rogers, Kate Rogers, Eileen Sember, and Logen Williams. Andrew Katz is the only sophomore member. 
 
Local attorney Stacey Blankenship is the Attorney Coach and Susan Hancock is the Mock Trial sponsor.
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Upcoming Events

Feb
24
PTHS Archery at Marshall County
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Feb
27
McNabb PTO Meeting
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Feb
27
McNabb SBDM Meeting
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Feb
28
PTHS Boys Basketball at Regional Tournament
Times TBA
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Mar
9
Professional Development Day (No School)
Friday, March 9, 2018
Mar
15
McNabb Report Cards Go Home
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Mar
15
Quarter 4 Begins
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Mar
16
Last Day of Quarter 3
Friday, March 16, 2018
Mar
17
PTHS Archery at Murray
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Mar
19
Paducah Board of Education Meeting
Monday, March 19, 2018
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