A Tradition of Excellence

Since it opened in 1980, Paducah Middle School has united students in the "Tornado" spirit -- in classroom and extracurricular activities.

To ease the transition from elementary school, sixth-graders are grouped in teams with fewer teachers and class changes. Seventh and eighth grades are also organized by teams for more flexibility in program planning of cross-curricular activities.

We offer a variety of pre-AP services for gifted students. They include honors classes, the Duke Talent Identification Program and extracurricular Governor's Cup, Math Counts and Odyssey of the Mind academic competitions.

Four "Encore" classes are offered on a nine-week rotation: art, physical education, technology and music.
Paducah Middle School News
Soccer vs. Carlisle Canceled
The Paducah Middle soccer vs. Carlisle games scheduled for this evening (Thursday, March 23) have been canceled due to poor field conditions. 
Kight Wins State Governor's Cup General Knowledge Exam Competition
Paducah Middle 7th grader Paige Kight won first place in the General Knowledge Exam held at the Kentucky Governor's Cup academic tournament in Louisville on March 13.

The General Knowledge exam consists of 50 questions from all five written assessment content areas included in the state academic competition: Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, and Arts and Humanities. Kight competed against 111 students from schools across the Commonwealth.
"Lead Night" Coming to Paducah Middle April 11
Paducah Middle will host its first-ever "Lead Night" Tuesday, April 11, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Paducah Middle School.

Lead Night will include conferences led by the student with his or her parents and teacher.

In the conference, the student will provide a binder that tracks their progress academically throughout the year. They will show proof of goal setting, plans for reaching the goals and other lead resources that allow them to take ownership and responsibility for their success.

This event is for parents, faculty, and community members who would like to know more about the Leader in Me program.

Food will be provided free of charge.
February Leaders of the Month Honored
Paducah Middle Leaders of the Month for February 2017 were recognized at a luncheon hosted by the Paducah Middle Student Lighthouse Team on February 27. February Leaders of the month are (l to r) Row 1, Sloan Edwards (6) and Miriam Cortes (6). Row 2, Amya Kendrick (7), Kate LeBuhn (7), Aiden Caywood (8) and McCall Hutcheson (8).

Paducah Middle recognizes two students from each grade each month as Leaders of the Month. Leaders of the Month are chosen based on academic excellence, exemplary conduct, and leadership inside and outside the classroom.

Paducah Middle School’s Hadley Pierce Awarded DAR Youth Citizenship Medal
Paducah, KY - Hadley Pierce, Paducah Middle School 8th grader and daughter of Neil and Heather Pierce, has been awarded the Daughters of the American Revolution Youth Citizenship Medal for her demonstration of outstanding patriotism, honor, service, courage, and leadership.

Nominated by Paducah Middle School, Pierce received a medal and certificate from Betsy Chester, member of the Paducah chapter of the DAR, for her contributions to her school and community. Pierce is a member of the Beta Club, the Paducah Middle band, and the Speech Team. She recently earned the regional champion title in Humorous Interpretation at the KHSSL regional competition.

Photo: DAR representative Betsy Chester (right) presents Hadley Pierce with the DAR Youth Citizenship Medal. Pictured are Paducah Middle Assistant Principal Allene Houston Jones, Heather Pierce, Hadley Pierce, Neil Pierce, and Chester.

Paducah Middle Soccer Schedule
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