2017-18 and 2018-19 School Year Calendars
You can see the 2017-18 school calendar here.
You can see the 2018-19 school calendar here. 
District News
Our Deepest Sympathy Is Extended to Marshall County
As this school day draws to a close, the Paducah Public School District is heartbroken over the tragic event that occurred at Marshall County High School this morning.  We express our deepest sympathy to the students, faculty and staff of Marshall County Schools and all of our neighbors in Marshall County.  
We are grateful to the Paducah Police for their protective presence. As soon as the news broke, Paducah Police dispatched officers to our schools as a precautionary measure. Our staff and administrators in all buildings went on a coordinated, heightened alert to ensure the safety of our students. 
We know that your children may be upset and anxious.  Please know that our guidance counselors and counselors from Four Rivers Behavioral Health will be ready and available in the coming days to give support and guidance to our students.  
 
An Important Immunization Update for Families to Know
Starting July 1, 2018, Kentucky will be requiring parents/guardians of all students in kindergarten through grade twelve to provide proof of having received two doses of hepatitis A vaccine. Since the minimum timing between the two doses is six months, we are asking families to complete the following steps as soon as possible to ensure that your child is compliant with this new regulation prior to the beginning of the new school year on August 9, 2018: 
 

 
Registration Open for Born Learning Sessions
Learning starts long before school. From birth, kids are building skills they need for life. This doesn’t mean they need lots of expensive learning toys!
Loving relationships matter most. Parents, grandparents, and family members can use everyday moments as learning moments.
Join us to learn fun activities to help your child learn anywhere, anytime!   Born Learning sessions will be offered on March 15 & 29 , April 12 & 26 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at 9th Street Tabernacle. Meals will be served at sessions. Families who attend all four sessions will receive a free tablet.   To register, contact LaToya Benberry, Kids Company TOO! coordinator at 270-444-5750 or latoya.benberry@paducah.kyschools.us    Click "Read More" to see the flier for more info. 
 
WKCTC Receiving Nominations for Regional Educator Awards
West Kentucky Community and Technical College is accepting nominations for the Regional Educators Awards and Scholarship Program. Winners will be recognized the evening of Thursday, March 15, at the Clemens Fine Arts Center at WKCTC.   West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Regional Educators Awards and Scholarship Program honors educators who have gone beyond their daily responsibilities and played a tremendous role in the shaping of education in our region. Specifically, the award program seeks to:  
• Recognize outstanding contributions to prekindergarten, kindergarten, elementary and secondary education as well as the advancement of understanding and support for continued education
• Honor the vital role all our educators, administrators and supporters play in education.
 
 
Bedeau Named to NEA Community Schools Task Force
Tornado Alley Youth Services Center director Lakilia Bedeau has been named to a National Education Association task force on Community Schools. The charge of the task force is to review the current landscape and NEA’s positions or policies on community schools in the context of NEA's mission, and bring any recommended changes or a proposed policy statement to the NEA Board of Directors at its May 2018 meeting.   

 
Upcoming Events
STOP! Tipline
The STOP! Tipline is designed for use as an "online" reporting/prevention tool. If you know of an unsafe situation in one of our schools  (bullying, weapons, drugs or alcohol, etc.), you can anonymously pass that information on to school personnel in a basic email format. Click here to access the tipline.
 
Video Link: Campus Student
 Designed for quick and easy access to the most relevant student data, Campus Student includes enhanced features, responsive design and a focus on what is currently happening in the classroom. Watch the video to learn more. 
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