Curriculum

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 www.paducah.kyschools.us  for the latest announcements regarding this developing situation.
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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. 
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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.
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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: [email protected]

If you do not have email, please call 270-444-5600. 
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Career Cruising PDF Print E-mail
Career Cruising, also known as ILP, has replaced the IGP for students. This is a graduation requirement. For more information please go to http://www.careercruising.com/ilp/ .
 
No Pass, No Drive PDF Print E-mail
No Pass/No Drive Law goes into effect
For years, parents have reminded their sons and daughters that driving is a privilege to be treated responsibly. A new law that will be implemented beginning on August 1, 2007 pairs the responsibility of maintaining good grades and attendance in the classroom with the privilege of driving.
The No Pass/No Drive law (KRS 159.051) states that a student can be denied his or her driver’s license or have his or her license revoked for 1) academic deficiency or 2) dropping out of school as a result of unexcused absences. A student shall be considered academically deficient when he or she has not received passing grades in at least four courses, or the equivalent of four courses. Reports of noncompliance based on academic deficiency will be made beginning with grades from the fall 2007 semester. Since most schools are currently using a six course semester, the Kentucky Department of Education is recommending that a student would need to pass more than 66% of his or her classes to be considered compliant.
If a sixteen or seventeen year-old student (with a driver's permit or license) accumulates nine or more unexcused absences, the school will report the student as noncompliant. Any absences due to suspension shall be deemed as unexcused absences. Additionally, if a sixteen or seventeen year-old driver drops out of school, a report of noncompliance will be made.
Beginning August 1, 2007, any sixteen or seventeen year-old applying for a permit driver's license will be required to have a completed school compliance verification form. The form verifies that the student is compliant with the components of the statute. If the student is not compliant, a form will not be issued.
The Transportation Cabinet and the Division of Licensing have been working together with the Kentucky Department of Education to ensure that accurate records of a student’s compliance or non-compliance are reported.
Tom Daugherty, assistant superintendent and director of pupil personnel, sees the No Pass/No Drive law as an important tool for both parents and educators. “The No Pass/No Drive law, in conjunction with the support of the parents, the school district, and the judicial system, will help students to take responsibility for their education and their driving privileges.”
 
 
 
 


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