Postponements and Cancelations
  • The PTHS vs. McCracken basketball games scheduled for Saturday night (01.13.18) have been postponed due to poor road conditions. The games are rescheduled for February 1. Any tickets purchased for the Friday, 1/12 games will be honored on the make up date.
  • The PTHS vs. Fort Campbell boys basketball game at the Massac Superman Classic scheduled for tonight (01.15.18) is canceled. PTHS will play the winner of Goreville/Carbondale Friday, Jan. 19 at 6:15 p.m.
  • The MLK Essay Contest scheduled for Sunday (01.14.18) at Paducah Middle has been postponed until Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2:30 p.m.
  • The PTHS JV/V girls basketball games vs. Union County at Tilghman on Saturday, 1/20 have been canceled.

    PTHS girls basketball will play one varsity game (no JV) vs. Calloway County on Monday, 1/22 starting at 6:00 PM. 

     

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
An Important Immunization Update for Families to Know
Starting July 1, 2018, Kentucky will be requiring parents/guardians of all students in kindergarten through grade twelve to provide proof of having received two doses of hepatitis A vaccine. Since the minimum timing between the two doses is six months, we are asking families to complete the following steps as soon as possible to ensure that your child is compliant with this new regulation prior to the beginning of the new school year on August 9, 2018: 
 

 
Ten Paducah Middle Students Named to UTM Junior High Honor Band
Ten students from Paducah Middle School have been selected for the University of Tennessee at Martin Junior High Honor Band.  These students will attend rehearsals Thursday & Friday, January 25 and 26 and perform a special concert in Fulton Theater on UTM campus at 1:00pm Saturday, January 27th.  Congratulations PM Band Students!     L to R: NaKyra Clark, Gage Gottman, Ella Wainscott, Alex Bennett, JaByreonna Caldwell, Kate LeBuhn, Maci Robinson, Caleb Julian, Paige Kight, Nathaniel Skinner   
23 Paducah Middle Band Students Named to First District Honor Band
23 Students from Paducah Middle School have earned a chair in the 2018 First District Middle School Honor Band.  The students will attended rehearsals on January 4 and 5, and performed a concert on January 6.  Congratulations PM Band Students!   Row 1 L to R: Addie Beth Franklin, Nathaniel Skinner, Ella Wainscott, Maya Romanak, Kate Bidwell, Dana Hernandez, Caleb Julian, Alex Bennett, Paige Kight, NaKyra Clark, Mandy Rowton

Row 2 l to r:  Jada Westbrook, Will Sheffer, Maci Robinson, Joseph Reeves, Kate LeBuhn, MaLiyah Jones, Amarie Smith, Carson Chumbler, JaByreonna Caldwell, Zabrina Hunter Not Pictured: Gus Page
 
 
Baptist Health Clinics Spring 2018 Schedule
As we enter the time of year when illness is more common, remember that Baptist Health Clinics are available at each school to serve our students, faculty, and staff.  Check with graphic below to see the clinic schedule at each school. The schedule is also available as a download if you click "Read More".    
Paducah Middle Speech Team Participates In Calloway Tournament
The Paducah Middle Speech team competed at Calloway Middle on December 9. Nathaniel Skinner was the tournament champion in Extemporaneous Speaking. Nathan Uhlick and Parker Guyette were the tournament runner up in Duo Acting. Aneeza Ali, Fiona Caywood, Macy Egner, and Paige Kight all finished in the top six in their events. Way to go, team!
Photo caption, l to r: Nathan Uhlik, Nathaniel Skinner, Aneeza Ali, Fiona Caywood, Macy Egner, Parker Guyette. Not pictured: Paige Kight      
 
Paducah-McCracken NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Writing Contest Accepting Entries
The annual essay contest sponsored by the Paducah-McCracken County NAACP in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is now open.   The contest is open to all students in Paducah and McCracken County in grades kindergarten through 12th.  The theme this year is "Addressing the Issues of Today". All entries are due by December 18, 2017. Winners will be recognized on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Paducah Middle School.   For more information, click "Read More".   
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