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Congratulations, PTHS Class of 2020!
Faculty Hat Toss
PTHS Students HBCU Visit
Thanks for Your Visit, Miss Kentucky 2019 Alex Francke!
Miss Kentucky Visit Morgan
PTHS boys vs McCracken
PTHS Academic Team
Chua and Patel
Paducah Middle Band
PTHS vs. Taylor County
Welcome, Mr. Franklin!Franklin Named Paducah Innovation Hub Makerspace Director
Franklin Makerspace Director
PM Leadership Team
Steve Ybarzabal and students
Congratulations, Paducah Head Start!Paducah Head Start Receives a School Readiness Quality Improvement Grant
Paducah Head Start Grant photo
Congratulations, Paducah Middle FootballCoach Hedges, Players Receive Kentucky Middle School Football Assn. Honors
Coach Hedges and Players
Pledge of Allegiance Clark K
Paducah Innovation Hub
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District News

Workman Named Assistant Principal at Clark Elementary
Workman Named Assistant Principal at Clark Elementary
Kelly Workman has been named Assistant Principal of Clark Elementary School.

Workman has served as interim assistant principal of Clark Elementary since October 2019. Prior to that, she taught Family and Consumer Sciences at Paducah Tilghman High School  for eight years, where she  was also FCCLA sponsor and served as faculty representative on the PTHS School Based Decision Making Council. 

Workman received a Rank 1 in Administration, a Master of Arts in Secondary Education, a Master of Science in Organizational Communication, and a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences from Murray State University. She is currently pursuing an Education Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership from University of the Cumberlands.
"We are extremely excited about the addition of Kelly Workman to our Clark family," said Clark Elementary principal Nick Dietrich. "Her skill set and passion for education and the children of this community make her a great addition to our leadership team as we strive to continue the tradition of excellence at Clark elementary school."
P-EBT food benefit program for public school students who receive free or reduced price lunch
Please see the flyer for important information on the Pandemic EBT food benefit program! All Paducah Public Schools students are eligible.

If you currently receive a SNAP EBT card, you should see the benefit added automatically.

All other Paducah Public Schools students are eligible, but will need to apply between June 1 and June 30. The Statewide Student ID# needed to apply can be found on the Parent Portal of Infinite Campus.

Find more information below:
To see the flyer, click "read more".
Wessels Named Head Coach for Paducah Swim Team
Wessels Named Head Coach for Paducah Swim Team
Jordan Wessels has been named head coach for Paducah Tilghman swimming.
Wessels coached high school men's swimming in Iowa prior to his move to Paducah in 2018.  He led his team to a conference title and was voted conference Coach of the Year by his fellow coaches. His team finished in the top ten at the state meet with one of his swimmers setting a new state record.

Jordan's personal swimming accomplishments include two Big East Conference titles with the University of Louisville. He was a three-time team high school state champion, a six-time individual state champion, and seven time age group national record holder.

“ The Tilghman swim team is very fortunate to have found a coach with such experience," said PTHS athletic director Jason Nickal. "We look forward to Coach Wessels doing great things with our swim team.” 
 Paducah Tilghman’s Kate Criner Named US Presidential Scholar
Paducah Tilghman’s Kate Criner Named US Presidential Scholar
Kate Criner, recent Paducah Tilghman High School graduate, has been named a US Presidential Scholar. From nearly 5,600 candidates selected from high schools around the country, she was named one of 621 semifinalists in the national program. Today, she was named one of two US Presidential Scholars in Kentucky. Criner and Raymond Suo from Louisville’s duPont Manual Magnet High School are among the distinguished students named 2020 Presidential Scholars. A third Kentucky high school senior, Megan Johnston from Danville’s Boyle County High School, has also been honored as a US Presidential Scholar in Career and Technical Education. 

PTHS Class of 2020 Commencement Link
PTHS Class of 2020 Commencement Link
The Paducah Tilghman High School Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation is live. You can view the video on Youtube here.

A copy PTHS Class of 2020 Commencement program is attached. Click "Read More" to view or download the program.

Here are the major sections of the program:
I. Welcome
II. PTHS Band of Blue: "Songs of Old Kentucky-I. John Riley (with Wayfaring Stranger)"
III. Recognition of Salutatorian and Salutorian Speech
IV. Recognition of Valedictorian and Valedictorian Speech
V. PTHS Concert Choir: "The Lord Bless You and Keep You"
VI. Recognition of Distinguished Student
VII. Conferring of Diplomas
Congratulations and Best Wishes to the PTHS Class of 2020!
Upcoming Events

McNabb SBDM Meets
There will be a meeting of McNabb’s SBDM Tuesday, June 2&...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Paducah Board of Education Meeting
Monday, June 15, 2020
Paducah Board of Education Meeting
Monday, July 20, 2020
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