Chad Jezik has been named Director of Districtwide Operations for Paducah Public Schools. As director of operations, Jezik will oversee districtwide facilities and maintenance, districtwide safety, transportation, and districtwide scheduling. Jezik returns to Paducah Public Schools after serving as Director of Pupil Personnel for Lyon County Schools for the past three years. Prior to that, he served as an assistant principal at Paducah Middle School and Ballard Memorial High School, as well as teaching and coaching positions at Graves County High School, Union County High School, and Graves County Middle School. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree, Masters degree, and Rank One certification from Murray State University. "Mr. Jezik has been both a successful school level administrator as well as a successful districtwide director prior to coming back to Paducah Public Schools," said Superintendent Dr. Donald Shively. "He is dedicated to ensuring we continue to improve our students' experiences to ensure each and every one of our students and programs are highly successful."
Posted Friday, July 13, 2018
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 10, 2018:
Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018
Paducah Middle speech team members Gabby Copeland and Lois Akpabio competed at the NSDA (National Speech and Debate Association) national speech tournament in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The speech tournament, which was held June 17-22 included 5,000 high school competitors and 1,000 middle school competitors.
Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2018
McNabb Elementary summer campers will host their annual lemonade stand this Thursday, June 28 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Suggested donation is $1.00If you’re out and about Thursday, drop by and support our campers with a smile and a dollar.
Posted Monday, June 25, 2018
Clark Elementary School has been recognized by the Garden Club of America for its native plants and pollinators project. The Garden Club of America's Club Horticulture Commendation was presented by members of Paducah Garden Club to Principal Steve Ybarzabal for excellence in the field of horticulture in the community. Clark's Monarch Waystation is one of five certified sites in Paducah that creates, conserves, and protects Monarch habitats.Pictured are recent Clark graduate Russell Hancock and Principal Ybarzabal. Hancock was among students who helped in the garden. The garden was made possible by Ingram Barge, Paducah Garden Club, Clark Elementary School staff, and student and community volunteers.
Posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018
PTHS Tornado Alley YSC will host a Youth Summit at Murray State University Paducah Campus Monday, July 30, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The theme of the Youth Summit is "Life Skills 101". National spoken word artist Tyree Thomas will present. The event is free and open to the public. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served. Click "Read More" to see the flyer. For more information, contact Lakilia Bedeau at LakiliaBedeau@gmail.com or (270) 709-4544.
Posted Thursday, June 14, 2018