Board Members

Paducah Public Schools Updates for March 16 - April 17 Closing
March 30
 Paducah Public Schools to Continue Non-Traditional Instruction and Tornado Takeout Through Spring Break, April 6-10
March 26
Students who have paper packets of assignments will turn in their completed assignments and pick up a new packet Friday, March 27. See the news summary below for bus schedules and specific instructions. 
March 20
In keeping with Governor Beshear’s recommendation that all Kentucky Schools stop in-person instruction, Paducah Public Schools Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Days will be extended through Friday, April 17, 2020. This closure is a proactive approach to limit exposure to COVID-19 within our community.
Here is the schedule for the coming weeks:
March 23 – March 27 NTI Days
March 30 – April 3 NTI Days
April 6 - April 10  NTI Days
April 13 – April 17 NTI Days

As a school district, we are prepared to provide continuity of services for both learning and nutrition. Teachers will be providing instructional services using Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI). Our food service staff will continue preparing meals for delivery according to the schedule that is already in place.

Please see the district web site at  for the latest announcements regarding this developing situation.
March 18
If you are a student or parent who needs help accessing Microsoft Teams at home, you can find instructions here. Look for "Microsoft Teams How To" at the bottom of the page. 
March 17
Paper packets will be delivered to students Wednesday, March 18 at the building where they attend schools. Online students will not receive paper packets. For a complete list of instructions and bus stops, see the link in the news summary below. 
March 14, 2020
Paducah Public Schools will offer takeout meal delivery beginning Monday, March 16.

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, until further notice – buses will be at all stops from 10:30 - 11:00 AM.

All sites will serve breakfast and lunch. See the news summary below for a link to a list of Tornado Takeout stops.
March 13, 2020
Information over the coming days/weeks will be sent to you via email and text message to the contact information in Infinite Campus, so having correct email and phone numbers for you is crucial.

If you are not receiving either text messages or e-mails from Paducah Public Schools, please access your Infinite Campus Parent Portal as soon as possible and update your contact information.  Click here to connect to the Campus Parent Portal.

If you don’t have a Parent Portal account, send an e-mail requesting your login information to: infinitecamp[email protected]

If you do not have email, please call 270-444-5600. 
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Board Members

Dr. Felix Akojie - Vice Chairman

Dr. Felix Akojie - Vice Chairman
 Dr. Akojie was first appointed to the board in June, 2003. He was elected in November 2003 to serve the remaining three years of the unexpired term of the late Bobby Jones.
He served as vice-chair of the board from January 2005 - 2008 and served as vice-chair again beginning in January 2014.
Dr. Akojie can be reached at:
P.O. Box 2550
Paducah, KY 42002

Janice Howard

Janice Howard Janice Howard has been a member of the Paducah Board of Education since January of 2005.

Janice Howard can be reached at:
P.O. Box 2550
Paducah, KY 42002 
(270) 442-4857
[email protected]

Mary Hunter Hancock

mary hunter hancock Mary Hunter Hancock has been a member of the Paducah Board of Education since January, 2019. 

Mary Hunter Hancock can be reached at:
2725 James Sanders Blvd.
Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 556-3305 

Dr. Carl LeBuhn - Chairman

Dr. Carl LeBuhn - Chairman Dr. Carl LeBuhn was elected to the Paducah Board of Education in 2005, and elected vice-chair in January 2008. Dr. LeBuhn was elected chair in January 2014.

Dr. LeBuhn can be reached at:
P.O. Box 2550
Paducah, KY 42002
(o) 270-444-9889
(h) 270-444-8187

Dr. James Hudson

Dr. James Hudson

Dr. James Hudson was elected to the Paducah Board of Education in November 2016 and took office in January 2017. Dr. Hudson can be reached at:

1450 Rudy Avenue
Paducah, KY 42002
800 Caldwell St. Paducah, KY 42003 | Phone: (270) 444-5600 | Fax: (270) 444-5607
Clark Elementary School
3401 Buckner Lane
(P) (270) 444-5730
(F) (270) 444-5737

Grades K-5
Principal: Nick Dietrich
Assistant Principal: Kelly Workman
8:00 AM - 2:55 PM
McNabb Elementary School
2100 Park Avenue
(P) (270) 444-5750

Grades K-5
Principal: Teresa Spann
Assistant Principal: Josh Payne
8:00 AM - 2:55 PM
Morgan Elementary School
2200 South 28th Street
(P) (270) 444-5760
(F) (270) 444-5763

Grades K-5
Principal: Mark Fenske
Assistant Principal: Erin Sauders
8:00 AM - 2:55 PM
Paducah Middle School
342 Lone Oak Road
(P) (270) 444-5710
(F) (270) 444-5709

Grades 6-8
Principal: Allene Houston Jones
Dean of Students: Rick Roberts
Assistant Principal of
Curriculum & Instruction:
Corbin Snardon
Assistant Principal/Athletic Director:
Kristopher Durfee
7:28 AM - 2:20 PM
Paducah Tilghman High School
2400 Washington St.
(P) (270) 444-5650
(F) (270) 444-5659

Grades 9-12
Principal: Allison Stieg
Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction: Jonathan Smith
Assistant Principal/Athletic Director: Jason Nickal
Dean of Students: Shonda Hollowell-Burrus
7:28 AM - 2:20 PM
CHOICES Education Center
2400 Adams St.
(P) (270) 444-5790
(F) (270) 444-5792

All grades
Principal: Brad Stieg
8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Paducah Head Start Preschool
1350 South 6th St.
(P) (270) 444-5780
(F) (270) 444-5781

Director: Kristy Lewis

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