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District News
PTHS, McCracken, and Ballard Memorial Choirs Join Together to Perform Vivaldi's "Gloria" May 3
A wonderful evening of music is planned as Paducah Tilghman High School, McCracken Co. High School and Ballard Memorial High School gather together to perform Antonio Vivaldi's "Gloria" at First Baptist Church Paducah Tuesday, May 3 at 6:00 p.m.

Come join us as each choir performs their own music and then join forces to sing this iconic piece by one of the masters. A full professional chamber orchestra will be accompanying the groups on this large work. The concert is free and open to the public.
April 2016 Tilghman Bell Available Online
The April 2016 issue of the Tilghman Bell is available on line. You can see it here, or clidk "read more" to download a copy. 
Ten PTHS Students Selected for Governor's School for the Arts
Tilghman juniors Tyran Fitzgerald, Jose Roberto Dos Remedios, Tyran Fitzgerald, Trevor Williams and sophomore Emma Johnson have been selected as participants in the 2016 Governor's School for the Arts (GSA).

Students audition for various art disciplines for GSA. Fitzgerald was chosen for Musical Theatre, Dos Remedios was chosen for Instrumental Music, Williams was chosen for Dance, and Johnson was chosen for Vocal Music.

Six Tilghman students were chosen as alternates for Governor's Schools for the Arts: Zane Birdsong, Christopher Chumbler, Reagan Davidson, Will Denton, Anna Grace McGee, and Alec Wadley.

Governor’s School for the Arts provides hands-on arts opportunities for promising high school sophomores and juniors in nine different arts disciplines: Architecture, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music, Musical Theater, New Media, Visual Art and Vocal Music. The three week program is hosted by Centre College.

Photo caption Row 1 (l to r): Trevor Williams, Jose Roberto Dos Remedios, Tyran Fitzgerald, Emma Johnson
Row 2 (l to r): Anna Grace McGee, Zane Birdsong, Alec Wadley, Reagan Davidson, Will Denton
not pictured: Chris Chumbler
Six Tilghman Juniors Selected for Governor's Scholar's Program
Paducah Tilghman juniors John Holtgrewe, Claire Kelly, Caroline Meiners, Landon Rutherford, Michael Ellen Walden, and Maddie Ybarzabal have been chosen to participate in the 2016 Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program.

The Governor's Scholars Program is a prestigious five-week summer program that is limited to 1,000 of the state's most outstanding students. 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.

The program is designed to help the participants achieve their academic and personal potential, encourage leadership skills, and to develop the their creativity and critical thinking skills. The scholars will convene this year at Northern Kentucky University, Morehead State University, and Murray State University.

Photo caption, l to r: Michael Ellen Walden, Caroline Meiners, John Holtgrewe, Landon Rutherford, Maddie Ybarzabal, Claire Kelly
Twenty Three Tilghman Juniors Score 30+ on State-Wide ACT
Twenty three Paducah Tilghman High School juniors scored a 30 or better on at least one section of the ACT that was taken by all juniors state wide in March: Nicholas Beeny, Nina Brown, Skylar Bundy, Raina Cain, Chris Chumbler, Kiana Davis, Vanessa Davis, Will Denton, Jose Roberto Dos Remedios, David Goulooze, John Holtgrewe, Jared Howard, Claire Kelly, Caroline Meiners, Nicholas Mendoza, Billye Mitchell, Mikayla Mitchell, Ariana Mundy, Chance Orr, Landan Ross, Michael Ellen Walden, Riana White, and Maddie Ybarzabal. The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of four subject area tests: English, Reading, Math, and Science. On average, a score of 30 or better on a section is in the top 5% of scores for all students taking the test state-wide.

Eight PTHS students scored a composite score of 30 or better on the state-wide ACT test: Nicholas Beeny, Will Denton, Jose Roberto Dos Remedios, John Holtgrewe, Claire Kelly, Caroline Meiners, Landan Ross, and Michael Ellen Walden. Their scores place them in the top 4% of all students who took the ACT state-wide and the top 5% nation-wide.

Jose Roberto Dos Remedios and Michael Ellen Walden scored a perfect 36 on sections of the March ACT test. Dos Remedios scored a 36 on the math section. Walden scored a 36 on the English and Reading sections. Their scores on these sections place them in the top 1% of all high school students who took the test nation-wide.
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