Math Counts

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: [email protected]

If you do not have email, please call 270-444-5600. 
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Math Counts

Math Counts

Paducah Middle Wins Fourth Straight MathCounts Chapter Competition

 Paducah Middle Wins Fourth Straight MathCounts Chapter Competition Paducah Middle School won the chapter competition, Reese Butler was second, and Grant Hutcheson was third overall at the Mathcounts chapter competition held at WKCTC on February 18. PMS has won the chapter competition four years in a row. With the win they advance to state competition, which will be held March 30-31 in Louisville.

MATHCOUNTS is a national enrichment, club and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement through grassroots involvement in every U.S. state and territory. Consisting of fun and creative problems that promote critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, the MATHCOUNTS competitions have written and oral rounds, as well as individual and team components.

Math Counts Team Places 11th at State

 Math Counts Team Places 11th at State Congratulations to the 2010 Mathcounts team who placed 11th out of 27 teams that competed on March 20 in Louisville. They were excellent representatives for Paducah Middle School. Those that competed were Justin Holt, Miles Butler, Trae Hampton, and Reese Butler.

Paducah Middle Wins Mathcounts Competition

 Paducah Middle Wins Mathcounts Competition Congratulations to the 2010 Mathcounts Team on being the 2010 Kentucky Lake Chapter Champions.

Paducah Middle School placed first out of the four schools that competed. All of the students put forth outstanding effort which resulted in seven out of the eight students that competed making it to the final round. Reese Butler swept the countdown round and placed first, while Miles Butler came in second.

Overall, Justin Holt came in second place while Miles Butler came in third. Justin Holt, Miles Butler, Trae Hampton, and Reese Butler will compete at the state level in Louisville Kentucky on March 19 and 20.

Other students that competed were Mikey Davis, Andi Boyd, Lilly Burba, Erin Burba, Jordan Riley, Elizabeth Wiggins, and Kelondre Quarles.

Math Counts Team Headed to State

 Math Counts Team Headed to State The Paducah Middle Math Counts team will be going to the state Math Counts competition in Lexington on March 27-28 after a runner-up finish in the Chapter competition.

Caldwell County, Heath, Livingston County, and Lone Oak teams also participated in the Chapter competition, which was held February 28 at WKCTC. Paducah Middle teacher Connie Payne sponsors the team.

Pictured are team members (clockwise from top) Catherine Miller, Justin Holt, Alicia Humphrey, and Caroline Washer.
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