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Daily Announcements 03.06.20

Daily Student Announcements
Friday
March 6, 2020


• Regional Basketball Tickets On Sale in the business office for tomorrow’s game. They are $5 if purchased at the school.

• PT Pageturners: Please let Mrs. Wyant know TODAY if you plan to attend the SOKY Book Fest on March 20th. She will be in El Salvador next week and needs to know for attendance. Also, there will be a regular book club meeting on WEDNESDAY, March 18th. We will wrap up Winger and finalize for field trip. Please return books at that time!

• ACT Prep Workshop: There will be a March ACT Prep workshop targeting the April 4th ACT. The cost is $300 for all sessions and there is a $50 discount for referrin a friend. Please see attachment for more information

• Today’s Lunch: BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, baked chips, baked beans and fresh fruit


Guidance:

• UK will be in the library on April 2nd. They will be talking to interested Seniors during 1st lunch and interested Juniors during 2nd lunch. Please sign up in Guidance.


Top things you should know right now about UT Martin.  

• SOAR Registration now available! Our one-day Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) sessions are mandatory for incoming freshmen and designed to allow students time with their faculty advisors, student life, student services, and other students while they are on campus. Plus, students will leave with their fall class schedules. All of the dates and registration information are available on our web site.

• Housing Application: The Housing application for Fall 2020 opened on October 1, and now is the time for students to apply to receive their first choice of housing! We reduced the housing deposit due at the time of application to $50 (from $150 previously), and it is fully refundable until June 1.

• Spring Preview Day: Our Spring Preview Day is geared toward high school juniors and is set for Saturday, April 4. Students can sign up online today!

• Campus Tours: We offer campus tours each weekday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. In addition to the campus tour, students have the opportunity to meet with a faculty member in their intended area of study while they are on campus. Tour reservations are available on our web site.

• Six Locations to Serve Students: In addition to our main campus in Martin, we have five Centers throughout West Tennessee and several online degree programs to serve students. Our Centers are in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville. All general education courses are available at the centers, and some degrees can be fully earned as well. For more information, visit the Educational Outreach web site

• MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.

For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.
As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.

-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.

-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.
-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.
-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.
-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.
-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.


















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Daily Announcements 03.04.20

Daily Student Announcements

Wednesday

March 4, 2020





   Regional Basketball Tickets On Sale: We’re selling regional tickets ?? today for both the boys & girls games. First come first serve seating, but tickets are $2.00 cheaper FOR STUDENTS ONLY if purchased in advance. You can buy girls tickets today & tomorrow 8-2 in the front office with Mrs. Durbin. Boys tickets are on sale today through Wed afternoon at 2. $7.00 adults, $5.00 students. Girls play Graves Co. Tue, Mar 3rd 7:30. Boys play Carlisle Co Wed, Mar 4th 7:30 at Murray State. ??????????



   Tonight: Boys basketball plays Carlisle County tonight in the Regional tournament at the CFSB Center at Murray State University. Game time is 7:30. Please come out & support them.





   Parents: There will be a Project Graduation Meeting this Wednesday, March 4th from 5:30-6:30 pm in the library.



   ACT Prep Workshop: There will be a March ACT Prep workshop targeting the April 4th ACT.  The cost is $300 for all sessions and there is a $50 discount for referrin a friend.  Please see attachment for more information



   Today’s  Lunch: chicken wings, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll and fresh fruit



   Tomorrow’s Lunch: BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, baked chips, baked beans and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



   Sgt. Bryan with the US Army will be in the lobby during lunch this Thursday, March 5th.





Top things you should know right now about UT Martin.    



•SOAR Registration now available! Our one-day Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) sessions are mandatory for incoming freshmen and designed to allow students time with their faculty advisors, student life, student services, and other students while they are on campus. Plus, students will leave with their fall class schedules. All of the dates and registration information are available on our web site.  



•Housing Application: The Housing application for Fall 2020 opened on October 1, and now is the time for students to apply to receive their first choice of housing! We reduced the housing deposit due at the time of application to $50 (from $150 previously), and it is fully refundable until June 1.  



•Spring Preview Day: Our Spring Preview Day is geared toward high school juniors and is set for Saturday, April 4. Students can sign up online today!  



•Campus Tours: We offer campus tours each weekday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. In addition to the campus tour, students have the opportunity to meet with a faculty member in their intended area of study while they are on campus. Tour reservations are available on our web site.  



•Six Locations to Serve Students: In addition to our main campus in Martin, we have five Centers throughout West Tennessee and several online degree programs to serve students. Our Centers are in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville. All general education courses are available at the centers, and some degrees can be fully earned as well. For more information, visit the Educational Outreach web site



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  



































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Daily Announcements 03.03.20

Daily Student Announcements

Tuesday

March 3, 2020





   Regional Basketball Tickets On Sale: We’re selling regional tickets ?? today for both the boys & girls games. First come first serve seating, but tickets are $2.00 cheaper FOR STUDENTS ONLY if purchased in advance. You can buy girls tickets today & tomorrow 8-2 in the front office with Mrs. Durbin. Boys tickets are on sale today through Wed afternoon at 2. $7.00 adults, $5.00 students. Girls play Graves Co. Tue, Mar 3rd 7:30. Boys play Carlisle Co Wed, Mar 4th 7:30 at Murray State. ??????????



   National History Day: Any student planning to compete in National History Day needs to stop by Mrs. Adkins room to discuss registration and deadlines.  



   Parents: There will be a Project Graduation Meeting this Wednesday, March 4th from 5:30-6:30 pm in the library.



   ACT Prep Workshop: There will be a March ACT Prep workshop targeting the April 4th ACT.  The cost is $300 for all sessions and there is a $50 discount for referrin a friend.  Please see attachment for more information



   Today’s Lunch: Walking Tacos, Potato Ole’s, salsa, corn and fresh fruit

   Tomorrow’s Lunch: chicken wings, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



   Sgt. Bryan with the US Army will be in the lobby during lunch this Thursday, March 5th.





Top things you should know right now about UT Martin.    



•SOAR Registration now available! Our one-day Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) sessions are mandatory for incoming freshmen and designed to allow students time with their faculty advisors, student life, student services, and other students while they are on campus. Plus, students will leave with their fall class schedules. All of the dates and registration information are available on our web site.  



•Housing Application: The Housing application for Fall 2020 opened on October 1, and now is the time for students to apply to receive their first choice of housing! We reduced the housing deposit due at the time of application to $50 (from $150 previously), and it is fully refundable until June 1.  



•Spring Preview Day: Our Spring Preview Day is geared toward high school juniors and is set for Saturday, April 4. Students can sign up online today!  



•Campus Tours: We offer campus tours each weekday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. In addition to the campus tour, students have the opportunity to meet with a faculty member in their intended area of study while they are on campus. Tour reservations are available on our web site.  



•Six Locations to Serve Students: In addition to our main campus in Martin, we have five Centers throughout West Tennessee and several online degree programs to serve students. Our Centers are in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville. All general education courses are available at the centers, and some degrees can be fully earned as well. For more information, visit the Educational Outreach web site



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  



































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Daily Announcements 03.02.20

Daily Student Announcements

Monday

March 2, 2020





   Regional Basketball Tickets On Sale: We’re selling regional tickets ?? today for both the boys & girls games. First come first serve seating, but tickets are $2.00 cheaper FOR STUDENTS ONLY if purchased in advance. You can buy girls tickets today & tomorrow 8-2 in the front office with Mrs. Durbin. Boys tickets are on sale today through Wed afternoon at 2. $7.00 adults, $5.00 students. Girls play Graves Co. Tue, Mar 3rd 7:30. Boys play Carlisle Co Wed, Mar 4th 7:30 at Murray State. ??????????



   National History Day: Any student planning to compete in National History Day needs to stop by Mrs. Adkins room to discuss registration and deadlines.  



   Parents: There will be a Project Graduation Meeting this Wednesday, March 4th from 5:30-6:30 pm in the library.



   ACT Prep Workshop: There will be a March ACT Prep workshop targeting the April 4th ACT.  The cost is $300 for all sessions and there is a $50 discount for referrin a friend.  Please see attachment for more information.



   Today’s Lunch: Chicken and Waffles, macaroni and cheese, baked beans and fresh fruit



   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Walking Tacos, Potato Ole’s, salsa, corn and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:





Top things you should know right now about UT Martin.    



•SOAR Registration now available! Our one-day Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) sessions are mandatory for incoming freshmen and designed to allow students time with their faculty advisors, student life, student services, and other students while they are on campus. Plus, students will leave with their fall class schedules. All of the dates and registration information are available on our web site.  



•Housing Application: The Housing application for Fall 2020 opened on October 1, and now is the time for students to apply to receive their first choice of housing! We reduced the housing deposit due at the time of application to $50 (from $150 previously), and it is fully refundable until June 1.  



•Spring Preview Day: Our Spring Preview Day is geared toward high school juniors and is set for Saturday, April 4. Students can sign up online today!  



•Campus Tours: We offer campus tours each weekday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. In addition to the campus tour, students have the opportunity to meet with a faculty member in their intended area of study while they are on campus. Tour reservations are available on our web site.  



•Six Locations to Serve Students: In addition to our main campus in Martin, we have five Centers throughout West Tennessee and several online degree programs to serve students. Our Centers are in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville. All general education courses are available at the centers, and some degrees can be fully earned as well. For more information, visit the Educational Outreach web site



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  



































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Daily Announcements 02.28.20

Daily Student Announcements

Friday

February 28, 2020





   WKCTC Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for completing the WKCTC regular scholarship application is Sunday, March 1. This application must be completed for students to remain eligible for Community Scholarship Program funding.



   Game Tonight: Boys basketball plays McCracken County at McCracken tonight at 6:00 in the District Championship game. Please come out & support them.



   PT Pageturners will meet TODAY during lunch.



   The deadline to register for the April ACT is TODAY, Feb. 28!   You must register online at actstudent.org  



   Community Service: B.A.B.E.S. & B2G members interested in community service hours, please stop by Tornado Alley YSC. The event will be held in Paducah this weekend. Deadline to sign up is Friday at 3:00 p.m.  



   National History Day: Any student planning to compete in National History Day needs to stop by Mrs. Adkins room to discuss registration and deadlines.  



   Parents: There will be a Project Graduation Meeting next Wednesday, March 4th from 5:30-6:30 pm in the library.





   ACT Prep Workshop: There will be a March ACT Prep workshop targeting the April 4th ACT.  The cost is $300 for all sessions and there is a $50 discount for referrin a friend.  Please see attachment for more information.



   Pajama and Hat Day at PT!!  Students who purchase a $5 armband this week will be able to wear pajamas or a hat to school on Friday.  Armbands will be sold during lunch in the lobby.  No armband/No pajamas or hat!



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.



   Today’s Lunch: Homemade chili, cinnamon roll, garden salad and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



   WKCTC Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for completing the WKCTC regular scholarship application is Sunday, March 1. This application must be completed for students to remain eligible for Community Scholarship Program funding.



Top things you should know right now about UT Martin.    



•SOAR Registration now available! Our one-day Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) sessions are mandatory for incoming freshmen and designed to allow students time with their faculty advisors, student life, student services, and other students while they are on campus. Plus, students will leave with their fall class schedules. All of the dates and registration information are available on our web site.  



•Housing Application: The Housing application for Fall 2020 opened on October 1, and now is the time for students to apply to receive their first choice of housing! We reduced the housing deposit due at the time of application to $50 (from $150 previously), and it is fully refundable until June 1.  



•Spring Preview Day: Our Spring Preview Day is geared toward high school juniors and is set for Saturday, April 4. Students can sign up online today!  



•Campus Tours: We offer campus tours each weekday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. In addition to the campus tour, students have the opportunity to meet with a faculty member in their intended area of study while they are on campus. Tour reservations are available on our web site.  



•Six Locations to Serve Students: In addition to our main campus in Martin, we have five Centers throughout West Tennessee and several online degree programs to serve students. Our Centers are in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville. All general education courses are available at the centers, and some degrees can be fully earned as well. For more information, visit the Educational Outreach web site



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 02.25.20

Daily Student Announcements

Tuesday

February 25, 2020



   Students: The library will be closed today and tomorrow all day because of field testing.



   FCA Meeting: There will be an FCA meeting after school on Wed in Mrs. Adkins room.  



   National History Day: Any student planning to compete in National History Day needs to stop by Mrs. Adkins room to discuss registration and deadlines.  



   Parents: There will be a Project Graduation Meeting next Wednesday, March 4th from 5:30-6:30 pm in the library.



   Southeastern Illinois College will be in the Lunchroom Lobby TODAY during the lunch periods, Seniors are welcomed to stop by to get information.



   ACT Prep Workshop: There will be a March ACT Prep workshop targeting the April 4th ACT.  The cost is $300 for all sessions and there is a $50 discount for referrin a friend.  Please see attachment for more information.



   Pajama and Hat Day at PT!!  Students who purchase a $5 armband this week will be able to wear pajamas or a hat to school on Friday.  Armbands will be sold during lunch in the lobby.  No armband/No pajamas or hat!



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.



   Today’s Lunch: Queso Crispito, Potato Ole’s, salsa, corn and fresh fruit

   Tomorrow’s Lunch: chicken wings, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



Top things you should know right now about UT Martin.    



•SOAR Registration now available! Our one-day Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) sessions are mandatory for incoming freshmen and designed to allow students time with their faculty advisors, student life, student services, and other students while they are on campus. Plus, students will leave with their fall class schedules. All of the dates and registration information are available on our web site.  



•Housing Application: The Housing application for Fall 2020 opened on October 1, and now is the time for students to apply to receive their first choice of housing! We reduced the housing deposit due at the time of application to $50 (from $150 previously), and it is fully refundable until June 1.  



•Spring Preview Day: Our Spring Preview Day is geared toward high school juniors and is set for Saturday, April 4. Students can sign up online today!  



•Campus Tours: We offer campus tours each weekday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. In addition to the campus tour, students have the opportunity to meet with a faculty member in their intended area of study while they are on campus. Tour reservations are available on our web site.  



•Six Locations to Serve Students: In addition to our main campus in Martin, we have five Centers throughout West Tennessee and several online degree programs to serve students. Our Centers are in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville. All general education courses are available at the centers, and some degrees can be fully earned as well. For more information, visit the Educational Outreach web site



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 02.24.20

Daily Student Announcements

Monday

February 24, 2020



   Students: The library will be closed during lunch on today, Tuesday and Wednesday because of Field Testing and field trip.



   Congratulations to the boys J.V. basketball team for winning their final game of the season over Hopkinsville on Friday & for finishing with a 12-5 record.



   Southeastern Illinois College will be in the Lunchroom Lobby tomorrow during the lunch periods, Seniors are welcomed to stop by to get information.



   ACT Prep Workshop: There will be a March ACT Prep workshop targeting the April 4th ACT.  The cost is $300 for all sessions and there is a $50 discount for referrin a friend.  Please see attachment for more information.



   Pajama and Hat Day at PT!!  Students who purchase a $5 armband this week will be able to wear pajamas or a hat to school on Friday.  Armbands will be sold during lunch in the lobby.  No armband/No pajamas or hat!



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.

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   Today’s Lunch: Asian Chicken Bowl, egg roll, ham fried rice, garden salad and fresh fruit



   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Queso Crispito, Potato Ole’s, salsa, corn and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



Top things you should know right now about UT Martin.    



•SOAR Registration now available! Our one-day Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) sessions are mandatory for incoming freshmen and designed to allow students time with their faculty advisors, student life, student services, and other students while they are on campus. Plus, students will leave with their fall class schedules. All of the dates and registration information are available on our web site.  



•Housing Application: The Housing application for Fall 2020 opened on October 1, and now is the time for students to apply to receive their first choice of housing! We reduced the housing deposit due at the time of application to $50 (from $150 previously), and it is fully refundable until June 1.  



•Spring Preview Day: Our Spring Preview Day is geared toward high school juniors and is set for Saturday, April 4. Students can sign up online today!  



•Campus Tours: We offer campus tours each weekday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. In addition to the campus tour, students have the opportunity to meet with a faculty member in their intended area of study while they are on campus. Tour reservations are available on our web site.  



•Six Locations to Serve Students: In addition to our main campus in Martin, we have five Centers throughout West Tennessee and several online degree programs to serve students. Our Centers are in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville. All general education courses are available at the centers, and some degrees can be fully earned as well. For more information, visit the Educational Outreach web site



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 02.20.20

Daily Student Announcements

Thursday

February 20, 2020





    B2G and B.A.B.E.S will meet TODAY in the Blue Room. Our Part II of "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" panel discussion will be held. Bring a friend.

   ACT Prep Workshop: There will be a March ACT Prep workshop targeting the April 4th ACT.  The cost is $300 for all sessions and there is a $50 discount for referrin a friend.  Please see attachment for more information.



   The Paducah-McCracken Co. NAACP is hosting a Black History

Month Film series. The film will be ‘Loving’ the true story of an interracial couple who’s fight for their right to marry garners national attention. Please come out on Monday Feb 24th  at Maiden Alley Cinema and support black history month. Film is PG-13 and all are welcome to attend. Doors open at 6:00 film starts at 7:00.



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.

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   Today’s Lunch: BBQ Nachos with jalapenos, garden salad and fresh fruit



   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Fettucine Alfredo Penne, garden salad, veggie medley, breadstick and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



Top things you should know right now about UT Martin.    



•SOAR Registration now available! Our one-day Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR) sessions are mandatory for incoming freshmen and designed to allow students time with their faculty advisors, student life, student services, and other students while they are on campus. Plus, students will leave with their fall class schedules. All of the dates and registration information are available on our web site.  



•Housing Application: The Housing application for Fall 2020 opened on October 1, and now is the time for students to apply to receive their first choice of housing! We reduced the housing deposit due at the time of application to $50 (from $150 previously), and it is fully refundable until June 1.  



•Spring Preview Day: Our Spring Preview Day is geared toward high school juniors and is set for Saturday, April 4. Students can sign up online today!  



•Campus Tours: We offer campus tours each weekday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. In addition to the campus tour, students have the opportunity to meet with a faculty member in their intended area of study while they are on campus. Tour reservations are available on our web site.  



•Six Locations to Serve Students: In addition to our main campus in Martin, we have five Centers throughout West Tennessee and several online degree programs to serve students. Our Centers are in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville. All general education courses are available at the centers, and some degrees can be fully earned as well. For more information, visit the Educational Outreach web site



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 02.18.20

Daily Student Announcements

Monday

February 18, 2020





   Next B2G and B.A.B.E.S. Meeting will be held on February 20th in the Blue Room. Our Part II of "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" panel discussion will be held. Bring a friend.



   Archery Practice will resume today.





   The Paducah-McCracken Co. NAACP is hosting a Black History

Month Film series. The film will be ‘Loving’ the true story of an interracial couple who’s fight for their right to marry garners national attention. Please come out on Monday Feb 24th  at Maiden Alley Cinema and support black history month. Film is PG-13 and all are welcome to attend. Doors open at 6:00 film starts at 7:00.



   Congratulations to the boys J.V. & varsity basketball teams on their wins over Calloway County last night. Congratulations also to the varsity boys for defeating Meridian, IL, on Saturday.



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  





   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  



   Today’s Lunch: Cheesy Chicken with Mexican rice, fresh veggie bowl with Ranch, corn and fresh fruit



   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Wing Day, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 02.14.20

Daily Student Announcements

Friday

February 14, 2020



Archery practice will resume on Monday.  



   Next B2G and B.A.B.E.S. Meeting will be held on February 20th in the Blue Room. Our Part II of "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" panel discussion will be held. Bring a friend



   PT Softball Tryouts will be held at Massey’s Warehouse on 2633 North 10th Street on February 15th from 9-11.  



   PT Pageturners meet TODAY!  We will have a trivia game with the first 10 chapters of Winger and Valentine’s goodies.



   Pizza Inn/Monday Night Let our students going on the El Salvador trip this year serve you at Pizza Inn for our doughraiser starting at 4 pm to 8 pm.  

All tips and 10% of the proceeds go towards our trip to purchase materials to build houses, feed the homeless, and visit several orphanages in country.  

If you haven't had a chance to participate in one of our fundraisers yet, this is an easy one to do.  

You're going to eat Monday night, so you might as well do so with us.

Thanks for your consideration and hope to see you there



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  





   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  



   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, veggie medley, breadsticks and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship. A summer program opportunity for current high school juniors:


Applications are open through February 17th for the 2020 High School Student Congress, a fully-funded one-week summer program in Lexington, Kentucky for rising high school seniors (current juniors). The program is an immersive academic and professional experience for students interested in politics, government, public service, and law. Hosted at the University of Kentucky, it's also a great opportunity for exposure to a college campus and higher education.  


A flyer is attached for this year's program. Further information about the program and application can be found at www.henryclaycenter.org.  





   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/





   Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.  



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 02.13.20

Daily Student Announcements

Thursday

February 13, 2020



   Archery Practice is cancelled for today, Thursday, Feb 13. We will have practice on Monday next week.  



   Next B2G and B.A.B.E.S. Meeting will be held on February 20th in the Blue Room. Our Part II of "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" panel discussion will be held. Bring a friend



   PT Softball Tryouts will be held at Massey’s Warehouse on 2633 North 10th Street on February 15th from 9-11.  



   PT Pageturners meet this Friday!  We will have a trivia game with the first 10 chapters of Winger and Valentine’s goodies.



   Pizza Inn/Monday Night Let our students going on the El Salvador trip this year serve you at Pizza Inn for our doughraiser starting at 4 pm to 8 pm.  

All tips and 10% of the proceeds go towards our trip to purchase materials to build houses, feed the homeless, and visit several orphanages in country.  

If you haven't had a chance to participate in one of our fundraisers yet, this is an easy one to do.  

You're going to eat Monday night, so you might as well do so with us.

Thanks for your consideration and hope to see you there



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  





   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  





   Today’s Lunch: pizza, french fries, garden salad and fresh fruit



   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, veggie medley, breadsticks and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship. A summer program opportunity for current high school juniors:


Applications are open through February 17th for the 2020 High School Student Congress, a fully-funded one-week summer program in Lexington, Kentucky for rising high school seniors (current juniors). The program is an immersive academic and professional experience for students interested in politics, government, public service, and law. Hosted at the University of Kentucky, it's also a great opportunity for exposure to a college campus and higher education.  


A flyer is attached for this year's program. Further information about the program and application can be found at www.henryclaycenter.org.  





   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/





   Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.  



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 02.12.20

Daily Student Announcements

Wednesday

February 12, 2020



   Archery Practice is cancelled for this Thursday, Feb 13. We will have practice on Monday next week.  



   Next B2G and B.A.B.E.S. Meeting will be held on February 20th in the Blue Room. Our Part II of "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" panel discussion will be held. Bring a friend



   PT Softball Tryouts will be held at Massey’s Warehouse on 2633 North 10th Street on February 15th from 9-11.  



   PT Pageturners meet this Friday!  



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  





   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  





   Today’s Lunch: Wing Day, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll and fresh fruit

   Tomorrow’s Lunch: pizza, french fries, garden salad and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can now be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship. A summer program opportunity for current high school juniors:


Applications are open through February 17th for the 2020 High School Student Congress, a fully-funded one-week summer program in Lexington, Kentucky for rising high school seniors (current juniors). The program is an immersive academic and professional experience for students interested in politics, government, public service, and law. Hosted at the University of Kentucky, it's also a great opportunity for exposure to a college campus and higher education.  


A flyer is attached for this year's program. Further information about the program and application can be found at www.henryclaycenter.org.  





   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/





   Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.  



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 02.06.20

Daily Student Announcements

Thursday

February 6, 2020



   Next B2G and B.A.B.E.S. Meeting will be held on February 20th in the Blue Room. Our Part II of "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" panel discussion will be held. Bring a friend



   Mrs. Wyant is looking for a few basketball players interested in attending a field trip to hear a presentation by author, Andrew Maraniss.  Maraniss is the author of Games of Deception (the true story of the first US Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics) and Strong Inside (the true story of the first Perry Wallace who was the first African American to play major college basketball in the deep south). The field trip will be Monday, February 24th at WKCTC and lunch will be included. Please let Mrs. Wyant know if you are interested and also if you’d like to read the book



   Our spring ACT prep begins next Tuesday, February 11th.  Any Junior or Senior interested please see your English teacher or Mrs. Dietrich for more information.  Forms are due this Friday, February 7th.  



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  





   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  



   Today’s Lunch: Buffalo Chicken Dip, celery and carrots with Ranch, french fries and fresh fruit

   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Homemade chili, cinnamon roll, garden salad and fresh fruit





Guidance Announcements:



   AP Interest Meetings:  



The AP Interest meetings will be Thursday, Feb. 6.  Students who want to attend should report to their regular class for attendance and then go to the auditorium for the meeting. They will receive a pass back to class stating they attended the meeting.  The meetings will last pretty much the entire period.  They will be dismissed in enough time to show their teacher the pass.  If they don’t show a pass to the teacher, please write them up for skipping.



    4th Period—AP Math, AP Science, AP Computer Science



6th period—AP English, AP Social Studies, AP Fine Arts, AP Foreign Language



If a student is absent on AP meeting day and want more information, they may pick up any handouts in the guidance office and/or speak to the teacher of the course.



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors beginning January 31st.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship. A summer program opportunity for current high school juniors:


Applications are open through February 17th for the 2020 High School Student Congress, a fully-funded one-week summer program in Lexington, Kentucky for rising high school seniors (current juniors). The program is an immersive academic and professional experience for students interested in politics, government, public service, and law. Hosted at the University of Kentucky, it's also a great opportunity for exposure to a college campus and higher education.  


A flyer is attached for this year's program. Further information about the program and application can be found at www.henryclaycenter.org.  





   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.



   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/





   Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.  



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 02.04.20

Daily Student Announcements

Tuesday

February 4, 2020



   All ESS is cancelled for Thursday.



   All Academic Team members (Varsity, JV, FPS, and Written Assessment) please report to Room 222 IMMEDIATELY after school today for a yearbook picture.



   All Sustainability Club members please report to Room 222 IMMEDIATELY after school today for a yearbook picture.



   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is TONIGHT, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up application.



   The boys & girls basketball teams play at Graves County tonight. The girls start at 6:00 & the boys game follows right after that



   Attention Senior Parents and Guardians: The deadline to purchase senior ads is February 28th! There are two ways to purchase an ad or yearbook: go online to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code 13640, or contact the yearbook advisor, Wes Newsome.



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  





   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  



   Today’s Lunch: Walking Tacos, Potato Ole’s, salsa, corn and fresh fruit

   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Chicken Wings, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls and fresh fruit

Guidance Announcements



   AP Interest Meetings:  



The AP Interest meetings will be Thursday, Feb. 6.  Students who want to attend should report to their regular class for attendance and then go to the auditorium for the meeting. They will receive a pass back to class stating they attended the meeting.  The meetings will last pretty much the entire period.  They will be dismissed in enough time to show their teacher the pass.  If they don’t show a pass to the teacher, please write them up for skipping.



    4th Period—AP Math, AP Science, AP Computer Science



6th period—AP English, AP Social Studies, AP Fine Arts, AP Foreign Language



If a student is absent on AP meeting day and want more information, they may pick up any handouts in the guidance office and/or speak to the teacher of the course.



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors beginning January 31st.



For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship. A summer program opportunity for current high school juniors:


Applications are open through February 17th for the 2020 High School Student Congress, a fully-funded one-week summer program in Lexington, Kentucky for rising high school seniors (current juniors). The program is an immersive academic and professional experience for students interested in politics, government, public service, and law. Hosted at the University of Kentucky, it's also a great opportunity for exposure to a college campus and higher education.  


A flyer is attached for this year's program. Further information about the program and application can be found at www.henryclaycenter.org.  





   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.



   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/





   Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.  



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 01.31.20

Daily Student Announcements

Friday

January 31, 2020



   Theme Change!  Tonight’s theme for the Marshall game has been changed to “Kobe” Please wear purple and gold.



   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up application.



   PT Pageturners will meet TODAY and books have arrived.



   Cupful of Comedy will be held this Saturday night at the Carson Center. Tickets are $20 or $15 for employees.  We will have over twenty varieties of all you can eat homemade soups, breads and desserts.  And Paducah Improv will keep you laughing all night!  Best of all, 100 percent of the proceeds go toward helping the homeless and orphans in El Salvador including purchasing the materials to build a house there.  The event is sponsored by Interact Club’s El Salvador Team 2020. Please see Mr. Rich, Mrs. Wyant or an Interact member to purchase tickets or purchase them online on social media.



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  





   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  



   Interact Club/El Salvador Fundraisers:  The PT Interact El Salvador Team has several fundraisers in progress.  Any support goes directly to help those in need in El Salvador. Here’s how you can help:



   The third Annual “A Cupful of Comedy” will be Saturday, February 1st at The Carson Center. It features all you can eat soups, breads and desserts and an awesome show by Paducah Improv

   Cool tshirts and sweatshirts saying “Kindness Matters” in PT colors can be purchased using this link: https://www.agpestores.com/actionsports/groups.php

   Pizza Inn Night is Monday, Februrary 17th.  Part of the proceeds will go toward our trip and directly to helping those in need.



   Today’s  Lunch: Fettuncine Alfredo Penne, green beans, garden salad, breadstick and fresh fruit



Guidance Announcements



   Please see the attachment for updated scholarships and due date



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors beginning January 31st.



January 27, 2020  

For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship. A summer program opportunity for current high school juniors:


Applications are open through February 17th for the 2020 High School Student Congress, a fully-funded one-week summer program in Lexington, Kentucky for rising high school seniors (current juniors). The program is an immersive academic and professional experience for students interested in politics, government, public service, and law. Hosted at the University of Kentucky, it's also a great opportunity for exposure to a college campus and higher education.  


A flyer is attached for this year's program. Further information about the program and application can be found at www.henryclaycenter.org.  





   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.



   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/



   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Math at Morehead State University are open. Craft Academy is a dual credit residential program for academically exceptional students who are juniors and seniors.  Criteria to apply to Craft Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, current 10th grader student, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by the end of 10th grade, score a minimum ACT English score of 18, ACT Reading of 22, and ACT Math of 22.  The deadline to apply is February 1st of 10th grade year.   For more information and to apply, visit, https://www.moreheadstate.edu/Academics/Craft-Academy





   Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.  



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 01.30.20

Daily Student Announcements

Thursday

January 30, 2020





   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up application.  



   Any Junior or Senior girl who has not signed up for Cinderella’s Closet and would like to do so, please see Mrs. Dietrich TODAY.  Tomorrow is the last day.



   PT Pageturners will meet this Friday and books have arrived.



   Cupful of Comedy will be held this Saturday night at the Carson Center. Tickets are $20 or $15 for employees.  We will have over twenty varieties of all you can eat homemade soups, breads and desserts.  And Paducah Improv will keep you laughing all night!  Best of all, 100 percent of the proceeds go toward helping the homeless and orphans in El Salvador including purchasing the materials to build a house there.  The event is sponsored by Interact Club’s El Salvador Team 2020. Please see Mr. Rich, Mrs. Wyant or an Interact member to purchase tickets or purchase them online on social media.



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.



   Tonight: Help support PT Athletics by dining at Red Lobster from 5-9!  Show them the attached  flyer and 20 percent of the ticket go to help our cause.  





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  





   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  



   Interact Club/El Salvador Fundraisers:  The PT Interact El Salvador Team has several fundraisers in progress.  Any support goes directly to help those in need in El Salvador. Here’s how you can help:



   The third Annual “A Cupful of Comedy” will be Saturday, February 1st at The Carson Center. It features all you can eat soups, breads and desserts and an awesome show by Paducah Improv

   Cool tshirts and sweatshirts saying “Kindness Matters” in PT colors can be purchased using this link: https://www.agpestores.com/actionsports/groups.php

   Pizza Inn Night is Monday, Februrary 17th.  Part of the proceeds will go toward our trip and directly to helping those in need.





   Today’s Lunch: Pizza, french fries, garden salad and fresh fruit

   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Fettuncine Alfredo Penne, green beans, garden salad, breadstick and fresh fruit



Guidance Announcements



   Please see the attachment for updated scholarships and due date



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors beginning January 31st.



January 27, 2020  

For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship. A summer program opportunity for current high school juniors:


Applications are open through February 17th for the 2020 High School Student Congress, a fully-funded one-week summer program in Lexington, Kentucky for rising high school seniors (current juniors). The program is an immersive academic and professional experience for students interested in politics, government, public service, and law. Hosted at the University of Kentucky, it's also a great opportunity for exposure to a college campus and higher education.  


A flyer is attached for this year's program. Further information about the program and application can be found at www.henryclaycenter.org.  





   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.



   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/



   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Math at Morehead State University are open. Craft Academy is a dual credit residential program for academically exceptional students who are juniors and seniors.  Criteria to apply to Craft Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, current 10th grader student, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by the end of 10th grade, score a minimum ACT English score of 18, ACT Reading of 22, and ACT Math of 22.  The deadline to apply is February 1st of 10th grade year.   For more information and to apply, visit, https://www.moreheadstate.edu/Academics/Craft-Academy





   Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.  



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 01.28.20

Daily Student Announcements

Tuesday

January 28, 2020





   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.



   TODAY! There will be an National History Day meeting in room 220 after school on Tuesday.  



   FCA Meeting: There will be an FCA meeting in room 220 after school on Wednesday.



   PT Pageturners will meet this Friday and books have arrived.



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  



   Junior and Senior ladies-It’s time for Cinderella’s Closet!  This year’s event will be held on March 7th.  If you are interested please see your English teacher or Mrs. Dietrich.  You will receive the dress (we have over 800 name brand and brand new) of your choice, shoes, jewelry, purse and more!!!  



   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  



   Interact Club/El Salvador Fundraisers:  The PT Interact El Salvador Team has several fundraisers in progress.  Any support goes directly to help those in need in El Salvador. Here’s how you can help:



   Knoth’s BBQ Fundraiser:  You can purchase a Knoth’s BBQ Butt and sauce to be picked up during Superbowl Weekend.  The cost is $35 for the BBQ Butt and $6 for the hot or mild sauce.  Please contact Steve Rich, Beth Wyant or an Interact member going on the trip.

   The third Annual “A Cupful of Comedy” will be Saturday, February 1st at The Carson Center. It features all you can eat soups, breads and desserts and an awesome show by Paducah Improv

   Cool tshirts and sweatshirts saying “Kindness Matters” in PT colors can be purchased using this link: https://www.agpestores.com/actionsports/groups.php

   Pizza Inn Night is Monday, Februrary 17th.  Part of the proceeds will go toward our trip and directly to helping those in need.



   Today’s Lunch: Big Blue Nacho Bar, fresh lettuce, salsa, corn and fresh fruit

   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Wing Day, mashed potatoes and gravy, turnip greens, roll and fresh fruit



Guidance Announcements



   Please see the attachment for updated scholarships and due date



   MCCCE ACCEPTING 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS  



Applications can be picked up in the PTHS counselors office by PTHS African American seniors beginning January 31st.



January 27, 2020  

For the FOURTEENTH consecutive year, the McCracken County Community Career Endowment, Inc. (MCCCE) Board of Directors is pleased to announce they are currently accepting applications for Educational Assistance from full or part-time students enrolled or to be enrolled at a post-secondary educational facility or from high school seniors planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational facility after high school graduation.  

As recently deceased Mr. B.A. Hamilton was one of the founding members of the MCCCE and was instrumental in negotiations with the late Fred Paxton in setting up and creating the MCCCE in 2005/06, at least one of the applicants will be awarded the B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship. The B.A. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a deserving African American first generation high school senior who exemplifies leadership qualities and the potential to succeed in the business or professional arena. The awardee shall receive additional funds distributed directly to West Kentucky Community and Technical College upon enrollment verification at WKCTC.  



-Second Chance Scholarships which can be awarded to adult students who are employed and are currently enrolled in a secondary educational institution. These scholarships will be to assist non-traditional students who have decided to return to school to improve their employability.



-Scholarship applicants must be a United State citizen, of African American decent residing in Paducah/McCracken County, Kentucky and be working on their first undergraduate degree.  

-The MCCCE Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of representatives from the community and the Board of Directors who will review applications to determine the best overall applicants to receive the scholarships.  

-MCCCE anticipates awarding up to TWENTY (20) $1,000.00 awards for full-time students and/or a combination of awards for part-time students for the 2020-21 academic year to students who display a strong commitment to continuing their post-secondary education and pursuing a career that insures a sustainable income. Students who are active in both their school and the community are encouraged to apply.  

-Area businesses, organizations and individuals are encouraged to make tax deductible donations to increase the number of awards.  Donations should be mailed to: MCCCE, Inc.  300 South Third Street, Paducah, KY 42001. Primary funding for the awards is provided by an endowment administered by the Community Foundation of West Kentucky as established by the late Fred and (wife) Peggy Paxton.  

-Applications and instructions can be obtained by sending an email request to mc3cendowment@aol.com. They also will be available at the two high school guidance counselor’s offices and at the WKCTC Financial Aid office. Applications must be submitted to the MCCCE office by March 16, 2020 or postmarked by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Call 270-444-6962 or 270-519-9101 if you have any questions.  





   The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship. A summer program opportunity for current high school juniors:


Applications are open through February 17th for the 2020 High School Student Congress, a fully-funded one-week summer program in Lexington, Kentucky for rising high school seniors (current juniors). The program is an immersive academic and professional experience for students interested in politics, government, public service, and law. Hosted at the University of Kentucky, it's also a great opportunity for exposure to a college campus and higher education.  


A flyer is attached for this year's program. Further information about the program and application can be found at www.henryclaycenter.org.  





   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.



   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/



   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Math at Morehead State University are open. Craft Academy is a dual credit residential program for academically exceptional students who are juniors and seniors.  Criteria to apply to Craft Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, current 10th grader student, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by the end of 10th grade, score a minimum ACT English score of 18, ACT Reading of 22, and ACT Math of 22.  The deadline to apply is February 1st of 10th grade year.   For more information and to apply, visit, https://www.moreheadstate.edu/Academics/Craft-Academy





   PTHS JUNIORS: The Coolidge Scholarship is now open! The deadline to apply is January 16, 2020 at 5pm EST.

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States.

Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2021 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).

Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.
https://coolidgescholars.org





   Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.  



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 01.23.20

Daily Student Announcements

Thursday

January 22, 2020





   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.



   PT PAGETURNERS meeting change!  We are changing the meeting until NEXT Friday, January 31st!  The rewards lunch conflicts with most of our members schedules and some of our books are still in transit.  Mark your caledars also for February 10th during lunch.  We will have a guest speaker and you won’t want to miss!



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.



   Sculpture Display in the Library: The sculpture class recently finished up a project based on Social Issues using their own hands as a vessel to explore the subject matter. If you have time please stop by and see and read what and why these students created their work





   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  



   Junior and Senior ladies-It’s time for Cinderella’s Closet!  This year’s event will be held on March 7th.  If you are interested please see your English teacher or Mrs. Dietrich.  You will receive the dress (we have over 800 name brand and brand new) of your choice, shoes, jewelry, purse and more!!!  



   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Please contact Kristi Miller for more information.  



   Interact Club/El Salvador Fundraisers:  The PT Interact El Salvador Team has several fundraisers in progress.  Any support goes directly to help those in need in El Salvador. Here’s how you can help:



   Knoth’s BBQ Fundraiser:  You can purchase a Knoth’s BBQ Butt and sauce to be picked up during Superbowl Weekend.  The cost is $35 for the BBQ Butt and $6 for the hot or mild sauce.  Please contact Steve Rich, Beth Wyant or an Interact member going on the trip.

   The third Annual “A Cupful of Comedy” will be Saturday, February 1st at The Carson Center. It features all you can eat soups, breads and desserts and an awesome show by Paducah Improv

   Cool tshirts and sweatshirts saying “Kindness Matters” in PT colors can be purchased using this link: https://www.agpestores.com/actionsports/groups.php

   Pizza Inn Night is Monday, Februrary 17th.  Part of the proceeds will go toward our trip and directly to helping those in need.



   Today’s Lunch: Buffalo Chicken Dip, celery and carrots with Ranch, french fries and fresh fruit

   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Calzones, french fries, garden salad and fresh fruit



Guidance Announcements



   Please see the attachment for updated scholarships and due date



   ACT Prep Workshop targeting Juniors will be Saturdays Feb. 15, 22, 29 and March 7th. Please see attachment for more information.



   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/



   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Math at Morehead State University are open. Craft Academy is a dual credit residential program for academically exceptional students who are juniors and seniors.  Criteria to apply to Craft Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, current 10th grader student, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by the end of 10th grade, score a minimum ACT English score of 18, ACT Reading of 22, and ACT Math of 22.  The deadline to apply is February 1st of 10th grade year.   For more information and to apply, visit, https://www.moreheadstate.edu/Academics/Craft-Academy





   PTHS JUNIORS: The Coolidge Scholarship is now open! The deadline to apply is January 16, 2020 at 5pm EST.

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States.

Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2021 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).

Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.
https://coolidgescholars.org





   Paducah Bank Teen of the Week applications for seniors only are available in the guidance office. Applicants must turn in updated resume, 1-2 letters of recommendation, and statement explaining education and career goals. Please submit to Mrs. Hancock or Ms. Sievers. Applications will be accepted through February 15, but early submission in encouraged.  



   Murray State University's Commonwealth Honors Academy Application is now available online at:



http://www.murraystate.edu/cha



Commonwealth Honors Academy

The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year.

www.murraystate.edu

The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year, maintained a 3.5 GPA and received a minimum composite 25 ACT.  Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region.



The CHA Advantage:

*Six hours of university credit

*College scholarship opportunity

*Six additional hours during senior year



The CHA Experience:

*Live on College campus

*Participate in college honors classes

*Opportunities to meet and work with other outstanding students, professors and secondary teachers in a university setting



Please see Mrs. Rogers for more information.































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Daily Announcements 01.21.20

Daily Student Announcements

Tuesday

January 21, 2020





   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.



   Sculpture Display in the Library: The sculpture class recently finished up a project based on Social Issues using their own hands as a vessel to explore the subject matter. If you have time please stop by and see and read what and why these students created their work



   PT Pageturners will meet this Friday, January 24th.  Please make sure you’ve returned your books.



   FREE PROM DRESSES: Have you considered going to prom, but cost of a dress makes the dream out of reach?   Stop by Tornado Alley YSC and SIGN UP for Cinderella’s Closet! Let our Fairy Godmothers make you the Belle of the Ball in the dress of your dreams – ALL FOR FREE  



   Junior and Senior ladies-It’s time for Cinderella’s Closet!  This year’s event will be held on March 7th.  If you are interested please see your English teacher or Mrs. Dietrich.  You will receive the dress (we have over 800 name brand and brand new) of your choice, shoes, jewelry, purse and more!!!  



   PT Bowling is hosting “Bowling with the Stars” on March 7th at noon at Cardinal Lanes as its first annual fundraiser. We are looking for 32 local “Stars” to come out and help us host the event. If you are friends with any local celebrities, please reach out to them and let me know if they can come. I will need their names for the flyer.  The event will last 1-2 hours. We will be advertising soon and looking for 32 teams of 4 to bowl with the stars ($100 per team). All proceeds will go to the PT Bowling Team. Thanks! (Please feel free to forward my email to anyone else who might be able to help out.



   Interact Club/El Salvador Fundraisers:  The PT Interact El Salvador Team has several fundraisers in progress.  Any support goes directly to help those in need in El Salvador. Here’s how you can help:



   Knoth’s BBQ Fundraiser:  You can purchase a Knoth’s BBQ Butt and sauce to be picked up during Superbowl Weekend.  The cost is $35 for the BBQ Butt and $6 for the hot or mild sauce.  Please contact Steve Rich, Beth Wyant or an Interact member going on the trip.

   The third Annual “A Cupful of Comedy” will be Saturday, February 1st at The Carson Center. It features all you can eat soups, breads and desserts and an awesome show by Paducah Improv

   Cool tshirts and sweatshirts saying “Kindness Matters” in PT colors can be purchased using this link: https://www.agpestores.com/actionsports/groups.php

   Pizza Inn Night is Monday, Februrary 17th.  Part of the proceeds will go toward our trip and directly to helping those in need.



   Today’s Lunch: Cheesy Chicken with Mexican rice, fresh veggie bowl with Ranch, corn and fresh fruit

   Tomorrow’s Lunch: Wing Day, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll and fresh fruit



Guidance Announcements



   Please see the attachment for updated scholarships and due date



   Calling all seniors!  Local Scholarship Night is Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6pm in the Blue Room. Representatives from local organizations that offer scholarships will be in attendance where you can speak to them about their scholarships and pick up applications.





   Attention 10th graders who are in Algebra 2 this year: The applications for Gatton Academy of Math and Science at WKU are open.  Gatton is a two year residential STEM program for intellectually gifted students who are juniors and seniors. The Gatton Academy will select approximately 95 Kentucky residents each year to attend the program.  The criteria to apply to Gatton Academy are the following:  Kentucky resident, 10th grade student at time of application and 11th grade at time of entry into Gatton Academy, completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 by end of 10th grade, minimum ACT math of 22, submit all applications materials by January 31 of 10th grade year.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/