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
"I am very excited to welcome you to a very select group - the student body of Paducah Tilghman High School. We have reason to be proud of our school because of its outstanding reputation in our state and nation. Tilghman students for many years have compiled noteworthy achievements in both their scholastic and extra curricular endeavors. We know that you can appreciate this tradition, and that we can expect you and your fellow students to add to the luster of our school's past accomplishments. We want your days at Tilghman to be enjoyable, profitable, fulfilling and hope that you take advantage of the many opportunities which will be made available to you."


Arthur Davis, Principal
Paducah Tilghman 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: 

Bedeau Named to NEA Community Schools Task Force
Tornado Alley Youth Services Center director Lakilia Bedeau has been named to a National Education Association task force on Community Schools. The charge of the task force is to review the current landscape and NEA’s positions or policies on community schools in the context of NEA's mission, and bring any recommended changes or a proposed policy statement to the NEA Board of Directors at its May 2018 meeting.   

PTHS Football Players Named to Paducah Sun All - Purchase Football Team
Four PTHS football players were named to the Paducah Sun All-Purchase Football Team in a ceremony last night at the Paducah Chamber of Commerce: Jayshaun Milliken (OL), Jordan Harmon (DB), Bryson Brooks (DB) and Lance Butler (K). Congratulations!        
PTHS vs. McCracken Basketball Tickets Advance Tickets Available
Tickets for the McCracken County game Friday night will be on sale in  the PT business office today and tomorrow 8-11AM and 12:30-2PM.  
PTHS Rotary Interact Club to host "A Cupful of Comedy", featuring Paducah Improv and Samuel Hawkins
Paducah Tilghman High School Interact Club will host “A Cupful of Comedy” on Friday, January 19, at Starfish Orphan Ministry, 1000 Broadway in Paducah. The event, beginning at 6:00  p.m., will feature comedy from Paducah Improv and poetry by Samuel Hawkins, as well as dining, with soups, breads, and desserts provided by local businesses.    Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and Paducah City School employees (with ID badges) and are available at the door. They are also available online at There will also be silent auction items available that night as well.   To see the flyer, click "Read More". 
Proceeds will purchase supplies for Interact’s upcoming service learning trip to El Salvador in March to help build a house for a needy family and feed hundreds while in San Salvador. The group will also be working with orphans and special needs adults while there.  The PTHS Interact Club is the youth division of the Rotary Club of Paducah, focusing on projects to help communities both locally and internationally.

Brackets for Superman Tournament
PTHS Boys Basketball will be playing in the Superman Tournament next week, January 15-20. If you would like to see the bracket, click "read more".    
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